Robert Faires

Arts

Robert Faires is Arts Editor for The Austin Chronicle, where he's been covering the local arts scene for more than 30 years. He's a member of the American Theatre Critics Association, and in 2011, American Theatre Magazine named him to a list of 12 of the nation's most influential theatre critics. He's also been active in local theatre since 1980, having worked on more than 75 theatrical productions across the city as an actor, director, and writer.

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Introducing the 2019 Class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
Introducing the 2019 Class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The stories behind the art transformers of this year's Hall of Fame inductees

Arts, May 23, 2019

"Rosa Nussbaum: Horizonland" at Women & Their Work
The artist draws on her experience as a stranger in a strange land without her own wheels, viewing the world through the lens of a car window

Arts, May 23, 2019

Celebrate the Apollo 11 Moon Landing With These Texas Road Trips
Celebrate the Apollo 11 Moon Landing With These Texas Road Trips
Houston and other Texas sites celebrate the golden anniversary of the first lunar landing

Arts, May 16, 2019

TEMP's <i>Mystic, Scientist, Scholar, Nun: Music of Hildegard von Bingen</i>
TEMP's Mystic, Scientist, Scholar, Nun: Music of Hildegard von Bingen
The 12th century polymath's deep appreciation for creation came forth in a constant stream of praise that TEMP made uplifting

Arts, May 16, 2019

Nominees for the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards Announced
Nominees for the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards Announced
The Critics Table's picture-perfect year

Arts, May 13, 2019

West Austin Studio Tour Stops for Both Visual and Performing Arts
West Austin Studio Tour Stops for Both Visual and Performing Arts
West Austin Studio Tour sites where you can look, then watch and listen

Arts, May 9, 2019

Enjoying and Making Art at the 2019 West Austin Studio Tour
Enjoying and Making Art at the 2019 West Austin Studio Tour
Artists are offering demos, workshops, and experiences to get you in on the creative action

Arts, May 9, 2019

In Memoriam: Rodolfo Mendez
In Memoriam: Rodolfo Mendez
Remembering the founder of Ballet East Dance Theatre

Arts, May 7, 2019

2019 Arts Hall of Famers Announced
2019 Arts Hall of Famers Announced
Bravo, Harden, Kinney, and Sawyer to be inducted this year

Arts, May 7, 2019

A Guide to Austin Classical Music
A Guide to Austin Classical Music
The virtuosi who know the score and make beautiful music happen here

Arts, April 25, 2019

What to See When You Aren't Catching Moontower Comedy's Big Shows
What to See When You Aren't Catching Moontower Comedy's Big Shows

Arts, April 18, 2019

Seeing the Fusebox Festival Without Reservations
Seeing the Fusebox Festival Without Reservations
Tickets to some shows have been snapped up, but there's still plenty of electric Fusebox action available

Arts, April 11, 2019

2019 Austin International Poetry Festival Brings a World of Words to Town
2019 Austin International Poetry Festival Brings a World of Words to Town

Arts, April 4, 2019

Salvage Vanguard Theater's <i>Antigonick</i>
Salvage Vanguard Theater’s Antigonick
This production gives an ancient tale a fresh look and feel while retaining its tragic power

Arts, March 28, 2019

Draylen Mason Is Still Being Remembered, and How Matters
Draylen Mason Is Still Being Remembered, and How Matters
A year after his death, we should do as Draylen did

Arts, March 21, 2019

Dance Repertory Theatre's <i>Fortitude</i>
Dance Repertory Theatre's Fortitude
In this spring concert, a profound and moving tribute to a missing member of the Theatre & Dance Department community

Arts, March 21, 2019

Batman’s Iconic Emblem Lights up Lady Bird Lake for Caped Crusader’s 80th Anniversary
Batman’s Iconic Emblem Lights up Lady Bird Lake for Caped Crusader’s 80th Anniversary
Congress Ave. Bridge and its resident bats proved the perfect backdrop

Arts, March 18, 2019

DC Swoops Into SXSW to Kick Off Batman's 80th Anniversary
DC Swoops Into SXSW to Kick Off Batman's 80th Anniversary
To the Bat-Bridge, Robin!

Arts, March 15, 2019

The SXSW Keynote by Elon Musk Is James Adomian's Future Shtick
The SXSW Keynote by Elon Musk Is James Adomian's Future Shtick
A satirical look at what lies ahead for humanity, as the SpaceX founder might envision it

Arts, March 7, 2019

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Preview <i>Broad City</i>'s Finale at SXSW
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Preview Broad City's Finale at SXSW
The creators of the Comedy Central series also get back to their comedy roots with Upright Citizens Brigade

Arts, March 7, 2019

<i>The New Negroes</i> Showcases the Full Range of African-American Comedy at SXSW
The New Negroes Showcases the Full Range of African-American Comedy at SXSW
At the stand-up show hosted by Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle, black laughs matter

Arts, March 7, 2019

How Local Opera Company LOLA Made the Play <i>Lardo Weeping</i> Sing
How Local Opera Company LOLA Made the Play Lardo Weeping Sing
Peter Stopschinski’s 17-year journey to bring Terry Galloway’s outsized, outspoken agoraphobe to the stage

Arts, March 7, 2019

Zach Theatre Lands Terrence McNally World Premiere
Zach Theatre Lands Terrence McNally World Premiere
Tony-winning playwright revises Fire and Air into new drama

Arts, March 5, 2019

This Is America: Part Two
This Is America: Part Two
More from the Notes From the Field cast on living black

Arts, Feb. 28, 2019

This Is America: Part One
This Is America: Part One
Zach's Notes From the Field cast on living black

Arts, Feb. 28, 2019

The Challenge of Playing Living People in Zach Theatre's <i>Notes From the Field</i>
The Challenge of Playing Living People in Zach Theatre's Notes From the Field
The cast discusses how hard it can be getting into the skin of living people in Anna Deavere Smith's play

Arts, Feb. 28, 2019

Ground Floor Theatre's <i>black do crack</i>
Ground Floor Theatre's black do crack
In this new solo show, writer-performer Florinda Bryant shatters the myth that black women must go it alone

Arts, Feb. 28, 2019

SXSW Comedy: Your 2019 Lineup
SXSW Comedy: Your 2019 Lineup
Leading the laughs: Griffin, The Daily Show, and Elon Musk?

Arts, Feb. 26, 2019

Zach Theatre's <i>Hedwig and the Angry Inch</i>
Zach Theatre's Hedwig and the Angry Inch
This revival gives the trans singer's identity crisis a punk lullaby with rockin' style

Arts, Feb. 21, 2019

In Memoriam: Gina Lalli
In Memoriam: Gina Lalli
Pioneer of Indian classical dance in Austin dies at age 89

Arts, Feb. 19, 2019

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