Daily Arts
Review: Ground Floor Theatre’s Dot
There’s been a lot of debate of late, among entertainment industry members and advocacy groups, about whether LGBTQ+ characters on the stage and screen should only be played by LGBTQ+ actors.

12:45AM Thu. May 19, Bob Abelman Read More | Comment »

Austin Gay Men’s Chorus Sings for Gen Z and Queer Community
In a 2021 Gallup poll, about 21% of adults in Generation Z identified on the LGBT spectrum.

3:40PM Thu. May 12, James Scott Read More | Comment »

Review: Broadway in Austin’s Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
In the 2015 sci-fi film The Martian, astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is left for dead on the surface of Mars. While salvaging through the things his colleagues left behind in order to assess his resources for survival, he comes to realize that his only source of music is Commander Lewis’ vast collection of disco.

10:09AM Sat. May 7, Bob Abelman Read More | Comment »

Inside Season 3 of Barry at Moontower Just for Laughs
HBO’s hit series Barry - the comedy/drama about a hitman trying to get out of the killer's life by taking up acting - kicked off its third season Sunday night, but not before a special preview screening as part of Moontower Just for Laughs.

5:00PM Thu. Apr. 28, Rod Machen Read More | Comment »

Shimmy Around the Globe as the Jigglewatts Celebrate World Burlesque Day
Jiggle what? Jiggle who? Jiggle for World Burlesque Day coming to you, courtesy of Austin's own innovators of the ecdysiastic arts, the Jigglewatts.

11:54PM Wed. Apr. 27, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Moontower Review: Deon Cole
Deon Cole is an expert entertainer. Since hitting fame in ABC's Black-ish, the former Conan writer has become a touring stand-up star. At Moontower Just For Laughs last Thursday night, he strutted out from the wings to explosive applause: The audience knew exactly who they came to see, and Cole did not disappoint.

8:10AM Tue. Apr. 26, Dina Barrish Read More | Comment »

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Moontower Review: Marc Maron
If Marc Maron ever writes an autobiography, it should be called Hope Dies First, and the small set of surviving Studs Turkel fans will get a final laugh at the nod as the world burns.

6:46PM Sat. Apr. 23, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Moontower Review: New Faces of Comedy
"I'll bomb, I don't give a shit," Shapel Lacey deadpanned into the mic. After all, he was safe: as the MC of the Moontower Comedy Just For Laughs New Faces show last night, he had least to worry about.

2:00PM Fri. Apr. 22, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Sarah Silverman: "You've Got to Always Be Writing and Always Be Changing"
Sarah Silverman audibly perks up when she unexpectedly hears the voice of an Englishman calling from the Austin Chronicle. "It's fun," she laughed, "because you get to be exotic. It's why I want to go to Sweden, I hear they love Jews."

2:00PM Thu. Apr. 21, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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