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Heather Barfield Cole

15 articles in 2004

Rockin' Christmas Party

This year's 'Rockin' Christmas Party' is flashy fun with an onslaught of seasonal classics and popular rock songs that aim to tickle those humbugs away

Arts Review, Dec. 24, 2004

Arms and the Man

Different Stages' 'Arms and the Man' is an honest attempt at entertainment with a political edge, but it swallows or ignores the complex interpretation that this script deserves

Arts Review, Nov. 26, 2004


UT's Cabaret is a risky departmental production sufficiently primed as postelection catharsis

Arts Review, Nov. 12, 2004


'Spin' can be described as a one-woman cabaret with one woman who performs several one-woman exposés

Arts Review, Aug. 27, 2004

'Mountains Beyond Mountains'

Alan Pogue's photographs of Haiti in the exhibition "Mountains Beyond Mountains" are closer to truth than assumptions

Arts Review, Aug. 6, 2004

The Secret Garden

Despite its seemingly morose story, Zilker Theater Productions' The Secret Garden is most assuredly uplifting, even moving

Arts Review, Jul. 16, 2004

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

St. Edward's University has bravely undertaken Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and the show is, strangely, a good time

Arts Review, Jul. 2, 2004

Austin Museum of Digital Art Performance Series 2

In Austin Museum of Digital Art's Performance Series 2, three artists sank the mind's inner core into a calm and melting psychosis

Arts Review, Jun. 25, 2004

The Misses Overbeck

Different Stages' production of The Misses Overbeck generates an affectionate quality that personalizes the particular objects surrounding all of us

Arts Review, Jun. 4, 2004


Refraction Arts Project's production of Orange is a true accomplishment, with interlaced stories weaving an explosive tale about the destruction of humanity

Arts Review, May. 21, 2004

Screwed Into the Book of Love

The Bedlam Faction's production of Wayne Alan Brenner's Screwed Into the Book of Love is an ambling journey through a maze of situations built upon the effects and circumstances of love

Arts Review, May. 7, 2004

Esther's Follies

Using inventive props, puppets, costumes, and live music, the gang at Esther's Follies stuffs fast-paced skits, political satire, and illusions into a tightly compacted show

Arts Review, Apr. 16, 2004

Did You Say Love?

A chick and a dude productions pays tribute to love in their original production Did You Say Love?, but unfortunately, the show creates little stir and minimal interest

Arts Review, Apr. 9, 2004


Pro Arts Collective makes Suzan-Lori Parks' Topdog / Underdog -- a play dense with racial, societal, and economic queries -- into a fast-paced and engaging hour and a half

Arts Review, Jan. 23, 2004

Così Fan Tutte

The lack of passion in Austin Lyric Opera's Così Fan Tutte transforms Mozart's curious opera into a prime-time sitcom with a spectacular orchestra.

Arts Review, Jan. 16, 2004

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