Elizabeth Cobbe

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Penfold Theatre's <i>Around the World in 80 Days</i>
Penfold Theatre’s Around the World in 80 Days
This original, gender-bending theatrical take on Jules Verne's adventure tale is a grand story told with delightful imagination

Arts, June 22, 2017

Zach Theatre's <i>In the Heights</i>
Zach Theatre's In the Heights
This production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical brings us the life and pride of an immigrant neighborhood at an important time

Arts, June 15, 2017

<i>Butcher Holler Here We Come</i>
Butcher Holler Here We Come
This stylized look at West Virginia miners trapped underground is more of a powerful sensory experience than a narrative drama

Arts, May 25, 2017

The Phantom of the Opera at Bass Concert Hall
The Phantom of the Opera at Bass Concert Hall
This new touring production makes a grandly restaged, compelling tale of thin source material, with a chandelier drop that still thrills

Arts, April 27, 2017

Different Stages' <i>Mrs. Mannerly</i>
Different Stages' Mrs. Mannerly
Jeffrey Hatcher's nostalgic comedy gently leads the audience back to small-town Ohio in the Sixties

Arts, April 6, 2017

Hyde Park Theatre's <i>John</i>
Hyde Park Theatre's John
In playwright Annie Baker's fun twist on haunted house tales, you learn what it is to be watched

Arts, March 16, 2017

Theatre en Bloc's <i>Neva</i>
Theatre en Bloc's Neva
Asking what difference art makes in the face of revolution, Jenny Lavery and company deliver an engrossing production

Arts, March 2, 2017

Austin Playhouse's <i>Death of a Salesman</i>
Austin Playhouse's Death of a Salesman
Marc Pouhé creates a powerful and sympathetic portrait of Willy Loman in a production starring African-American actors

Arts, March 2, 2017

Zach Theatre's <i>The Great Society</i>
Zach Theatre's The Great Society
Robert Schenkkan's smart script and remarkable ensemble work make this a powerful look at LBJ's White House years

Arts, Feb. 2, 2017

Austin Playhouse's <i>Bloomsday</i>
Austin Playhouse’s Bloomsday
Steven Dietz's rumination on a great love lost lacks some of the vivid passion it needs in this staging

Arts, Jan. 19, 2017

Dead Man's Cell Phone
Dead Man's Cell Phone
En Route Productions makes Sarah Ruhl's lighthearted meditation on love and death both hilarious and touching

Arts, Jan. 12, 2017

Street Corner Arts' <i>Constellations</i>
Street Corner Arts' Constellations
The company moves through Nick Payne's play in ways that make its multiple variations quick and fresh

Arts, Dec. 8, 2016

Different Stages' <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>
Different Stages’ Fahrenheit 451
This theatrical adaptation of the Ray Bradbury story ends up being timely and may make you step outside your bubble

Arts, Dec. 1, 2016

Salvage Vanguard Theater's <i>With Great Difficulty Alice Sits</i>
Salvage Vanguard Theater's With Great Difficulty Alice Sits
Hannah Kenah's new play presents an unsettling battle of wills between a mother and daughter before birth

Arts, Nov. 17, 2016

UT Dept. of Theatre & Dance's <i>In the Red and Brown Water</i>
UT Dept. of Theatre & Dance's In the Red and Brown Water
Multiple storytelling modes make Tarell Alvin McCraney's complex play operate as both theatre and ritual

Arts, Oct. 13, 2016

Hyde Park Theatre's <i>Lungs</i>
Hyde Park Theatre's Lungs
The company has gathered all the right people for this beautiful, painful, timely tale of a man and a woman in a dying world

Arts, Oct. 6, 2016

Theatre en Bloc's <i>The Totalitarians</i>
Theatre en Bloc's The Totalitarians
This ridiculous but smart satire about a Nebraska political race may be the only political play that can deliver laughs this election season

Arts, Sept. 15, 2016

<i>Hand to God</i> at Hyde Park Theatre
Hand to God at Hyde Park Theatre
Capital T Theatre delivers a fast-paced, funny take on this tale of a demonic hand puppet in a church basement

Arts, Sept. 1, 2016

Summer Stock Austin's <i>Carnival</i>
Summer Stock Austin's Carnival
The production offers impressive spectacle, but the musical's treatment of women is still a problem

Arts, Aug. 11, 2016

Zach Theatre's Mary Poppins
Zach Theatre's Mary Poppins
Great singing and dancing make Dave Steakley's staging soar, but a spoonful of calm would help the spectacle go down

Arts, Aug. 4, 2016

Different Stages' <i>John Gabriel Borkman</i>
Different Stages' John Gabriel Borkman
The pleasure of this production of Ibsen's drama comes in the complex exchanges among the deeply committed actors

Arts, July 7, 2016

Capital T Theatre's <i>Trevor</i>
Trevor
An aging chimp in show business provides the focus for this engrossing vehicle for a cast of great performers

Arts, May 26, 2016

Out of Ink 2016: Carry On
Out of Ink 2016: Carry On
As usual, ScriptWorks' annual showcase of 10-minute plays is a bit rough but shows the promise of creative minds

Arts, May 5, 2016

Making Room to Play
Making Room to Play
Create Space Austin kicks off the drive to secure more performing venues in the city

Arts, April 14, 2016

The Rude Mechs' <i>Field Guide</i>
The Rude Mechs' Field Guide
There's much to ponder in the second draft of the company's mash-up of Dostoyevsky, stand-up comedy, and spiritual belief

Arts, April 14, 2016

Different Stages' <i>4000 Miles</i>
Different Stages' 4000 Miles
The grandmother in the tiny Manhattan flat is the heart of the quiet, thoughtful 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog

Arts, March 24, 2016

Capital T Theatre's <i>Marie Antoinette</i>
Marie Antoinette
David Adjmi's play asks just how accountable the French queen was for all her actions

Arts, March 10, 2016

Zach Theatre's <i>Tribes</i>
Zach Theatre's Tribes
Nina Raine's award-winning drama explores the different forms of language and how we understand each other

Arts, Feb. 11, 2016

Salvage Vanguard Theater's <i>Denim Doves</i>
Salvage Vanguard Theater's Denim Doves
Adrienne Dawes' play takes the idea of postapocalyptic sister wives in an original, amusing direction

Arts, Jan. 28, 2016

FronteraFest: The Place to Start
FronteraFest: The Place to Start
Hyde Park Theatre and ScriptWorks' annual performance festival keeps giving artists a spot to launch a stage career in Austin

Arts, Jan. 7, 2016

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