Laura Jones

27 entries
Paradox Players' <i>The Mountaintop</i>
Paradox Players' The Mountaintop
In this powerful production of Katori Hall's drama, MLK wrestles with his life's meaning – and maybe an angel

Arts, Feb. 27, 2020

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's <i>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</i>
Mary Moody Northen Theatre's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
This moving, transformative show gives its autistic hero a deep and engaging humanity

Arts, Feb. 20, 2020

Southwest Theatre Productions' <i>Trade With Klan</i>
Southwest Theatre Productions' Trade With Klan
In Donald E. Baker's new drama, the utter plainness of an Indiana small town makes its devotion to the KKK all the more shocking

Arts, Jan. 30, 2020

Zach Theatre's <i>A Christmas Carol</i>
A Christmas Carol
Dave Steakley's musical version abounds in great voices, but it may drown out Dickens with songs

Arts, Dec. 19, 2019

Review: <i>Dear Evan Hansen</i>
Review: Dear Evan Hansen
This touring version will have you breaking out the tissues

Arts, Dec. 12, 2019

UT Department of Theatre & Dance's <i>Spring Awakening</i>
UT Department of Theatre & Dance's Spring Awakening
This staging of the hit musical blends the old and new, petticoats and punk, with a power and seductiveness that enraptures

Arts, Nov. 14, 2019

Texas Book Festival 2019: <br>My Story Is More Than the Struggle
LGBTQIA+ at TBF: My Story Is More Than the Struggle
Mitchell Jackson and Jaquira Diaz get under the skin of memoir

Arts, Oct. 28, 2019

Texas Book Festival 2019: <br>They’re Playing My Song
LGBTQIA+ at TBF: They’re Playing My Song
Andrea Lawlor and Karen Tongson on music's doorway to self-discovery

Arts, Oct. 28, 2019

Book Review: <i>How We Fight for Our Lives</i>
Book Review: How We Fight for Our Lives
Saeed Jones' memoir resonates most when it digs the deepest

Arts, Oct. 22, 2019

Thinkery & Verse's <i>Dionysus in America</i>
Thinkery & Verse's Dionysus in America
This contemporary spin on The Bacchae shows how little the unjust treatment of women has changed in 2,500 years

Arts, Oct. 17, 2019

TexARTS’ <i>Little Shop of Horrors</i>
TexARTS’ Little Shop of Horrors
This production of the horror comedy musical makes watching inept humans get devoured by an alien plant just a damn good time

Arts, Oct. 17, 2019

Crime Month: <i>In the Dark</i> Podcast
Crime Month: In the Dark Podcast
Why did a boy's murder go unsolved for 27 years? Just listen.

Arts, July 11, 2019

<i>Fishbowl</i> at ColdTowne Theater
Fishbowl at ColdTowne Theater
In Stephanie Thoreson's one-woman show, a gallery of awkward characters show us that it's okay to be pathetic if you laugh about it later

Arts, July 11, 2019

Crime Month: <i>Gypsy</i> on Netflix
Crime Month: Gypsy on Netflix
In this series, Naomi Watts puts the "psycho" in psychotherapy

Screens, July 9, 2019

Crime Month: Encyclopedia Brown
Crime Month: Encyclopedia Brown
Can you solve our fondness for Idaville's favorite sleuth?

Arts, July 3, 2019

Georgetown Palace Theatre's <i>Evita</i>
Georgetown Palace Theatre's Evita
In this engaging production, the saga of Eva Perón is told with immediacy and power

Arts, June 27, 2019

<i>An Evening With Chlane</i> at ColdTowne Theater
An Evening With Chlane at ColdTowne Theater
In a light, enjoyable sketch show, comic couple Chloe and Lane Ingram show the cost to intimacy with just one person over others

Arts, June 20, 2019

Hideout Theatre’s <i>Dystopian Teen Future</i>
Hideout Theatre's Dystopian Teen Future
In this take on Hunger Games and Divergent-style tales, the improvisers struggle to find a plot or laughs

Arts, June 13, 2019

City Theatre's <i>Parallel Lives: The Kathy and Mo Show</i>
City Theatre's Parallel Lives: The Kathy and Mo Show
Two great performances drive this production, but the feminist comedy feels stuck in the Eighties

Arts, June 6, 2019

Iron Wolf Ranch and Distillery Offers Bold Flavors Just Outside Austin City Limits
Iron Wolf Ranch and Distillery Offers Bold Flavors Just Outside Austin City Limits
Drinks for the discerning palate and Hill Country views to soothe the soul

Food, May 16, 2019

Austin Playhouse's <i>Summer and Bird</i>
Austin Playhouse's Summer and Bird
This world premiere production gives audiences of all ages the chance to travel to a mythical land of wonders

Arts, May 9, 2019

Austin Opera's <i>La Bohème</i>
Austin Opera's La Bohème
The beauty of the music and stagecraft in this production teaches us something about love and art

Arts, May 2, 2019

Glass Half Full Theatre's <i>Once There Were Six Seasons</i>
Glass Half Full Theatre's Once There Were Six Seasons
Using innovative puppetry, Glass Half Full Theatre dukes it out with climate change in an invigorating way

Arts, April 25, 2019

Austin Playhouse's <i>Copenhagen</i>
Austin Playhouse's Copenhagen
In the conversations of this Michael Frayn drama, we learn that history is broken, just like us

Arts, April 18, 2019

Performa / Dance's <i>Confections</i>
Performa / Dance's Confections
This evening of works, performed outdoors at the Umlauf, mixed art, beauty, and nature in ways that enraptured

Arts, April 18, 2019

The People's Gallery at City Hall Shows Women With Disabilities in a New Light
The People's Gallery at City Hall Shows Women With Disabilities in a New Light
The Bold Beauty Project of Texas exhibits portraits of courageous women from across the state

Arts, Feb. 21, 2019

Filigree Theatre's <i>When We Were Young and Unafraid</i>
Filigree Theatre's When We Were Young and Unafraid
Sarah Treem's drama revisits a time not that long ago when American women were controlled

Arts, Feb. 14, 2019

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