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Elizabeth Cobbe

Elizabeth Cobbe is a journalist, dramaturg, and playwright. By day, she writes python and javascript, and by night she writes reviews, arts coverage, and plays. She moved to Austin in 2005.

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Glengarry Glen Ross

Watching Mamet's salesmen self-destruct may help you understand what happened to your IRA

Arts Review, Oct. 24, 2008

A Thumping Raging Explosion of Light and Marvelous Texture

Yellow Tape's latest doesn't thump or rage but whispers something wonderful to you

Arts Review, Oct. 10, 2008

Artists as Developers

A symposium gives creative types a new role in rebuilding neighborhoods

Arts Feature, Sep. 19, 2008

Teatro Vivo: Giving Voice to Its Own

In a departure, the company mounts a program of plays by four of its artists

Arts Feature, Aug. 15, 2008

Twelfth Night

Scottish Rite Theatre serves up Shakespearean comedy with actors who know their stuff

Arts Review, Aug. 15, 2008

The Clean House

Zach Theatre's production is so good that you wish you were onstage with the characters

Arts Review, Aug. 1, 2008

The Red Balloon

Tongue and Groove Theatre's new show leaves you feeling like something dark and heavy has been lifted up and carried far, far away

Arts Review, Jul. 18, 2008

What I Want Right Now

Tom White's new drama about wish-fulfillment and a couple facing their final time together suffers from a lack of clarity

Arts Review, Jul. 11, 2008

Altar Boyz

Zach's production inspires laughter as it offers the guilty pleasure of watching sexy young men dancing and singing together in a line

Arts Review, Jul. 4, 2008

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

This Beauty Queen is harsh but effective, gritty as a sandpaper shamrock

Arts Review, Jun. 20, 2008

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Austin Playhouse's production of this early Sondheim musical features some strong work, but it also feels dated and safe

Arts Review, Jun. 13, 2008


The first production by the new Penfold Theatre Company reveals a company of fine actors capable of very fine work

Arts Review, Jun. 6, 2008

Much Ado About Nothing

Austin Shakespeare's free production in Zilker Park provides affordable, above-average dinnertime amusement

Arts Review, May. 23, 2008

The Last Days of Desmond Nani Reese: A Stripper's History of the World

Heather Woodbury's new solo show about a 108-year-old fallen woman humanizes strippers and storytellers, whores and academics

Arts Review, May. 16, 2008

The Neovagina Monologues: Tales of transformation

UT RTF professor Sandy Stone takes the stage to tell stories from the lives of transgendered individuals

Arts Feature, Nov. 30, 2007

Bubba and Babe's Backwoods Texas Wedding

Dinner-theatre nuptials, Texas-style

Arts Feature, Nov. 23, 2007

Austin Script Works: A daily dose does a playwright good

ASW helps writers face down the obstacles between them and their keyboards

Arts Feature, Sep. 7, 2007

'Radical Nautical': Awash in water works

For its annual juried show, Gallery Lombardi asked artists to dive into the fantastical and mythical depths of the ocean

Arts Feature, Aug. 3, 2007

Hustle and Show

City Theatre Company's first year is a lesson in building a new stage and mounting a season at breakneck speed

Arts Feature, Jul. 20, 2007

'I Am Not Tartuffe': American rock & roll vs. French art film

Yellow Tape Construction Company's I Am Not Tartuffe reimagines Molière's satire as a tale of scheming French people plotting to take over America's future

Arts Feature, Mar. 16, 2007

Top 10 Pratfalls of 2006, Plus Some Shining Examples of Physical Comedy

Arts Feature, Jan. 5, 2007

Vaudeville Vanya

Some of Austin's finest young actors have banded together as a creative family called St. Idiot Collective and are out to make solemn Anton Chekhov fun with 'Vaudeville Vanya'

Arts Feature, Jul. 14, 2006

Austin Power and Light

A guide to 10 new companies that are charging up Austin's theatre scene

Arts Feature, Jun. 16, 2006

Race to Innovation

With $1,000 each and eight weeks, five teams compete to take theatre to a new level

Arts Feature, Sep. 9, 2005

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