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Review: Dear Evan Hansen
Walking into Dear Evan Hansen at Bass Concert Hall, you’re accosted by bleeps, blips, and tones quickly identifiable as the chatter of the digital world. On each side of the stage, lines of hypertext flow like rivers around the lead character’s bed: Facebook, Twitter, Buzzfeed. It’s a reminder of the landscape surrounding teens like Evan today.

4:30PM Thu. Dec. 12, 2019, Laura Jones Read More | Comment »

Review: The Santaland Diaries
When it comes to Austin's stages, you can count on one hand the number of comedic performances so hilariously perfect that, years after the fact, they can still tickle your ribs just thinking about them.

10:00AM Fri. Dec. 6, 2019, Paul Beutel Read More | Comment »

Counterprogramming Black Friday on This Week's The Austin Chronicle Show
As Christmas spending kicks into high gear, now feels like a good time to think about ways to give back.

3:30PM Fri. Nov. 29, 2019, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Moontower Comedy 2020: The First Wave
Austin comedy fans may not be able to concentrate on their turkey dinner next week. They'll be too busy dreaming about next spring's Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival. That's because the fest has just announced the first 29 acts booked for Moontower 9, including headliners Nikki Glaser and Middleditch & Schwartz.

12:15PM Fri. Nov. 15, 2019, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Honolulu’s Oil in the Alley to Rock the Hideout
It’s not every improv rock band – we’re sure there must be thousands of them out there, right? – that flies in from their longtime digs in Honolulu to play a show on the Hideout Theatre’s storied Downtown Austin stage, but that’s what’s happening this Saturday night.

1:15PM Thu. Nov. 14, 2019, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Future Is Transhuman
Science fiction often asks its audience to imagine a future where people augment themselves with increasingly progressive technology – a concept that feels far less removed for trans and nonbinary folks. This concept of a queered future is what drives The Future of Ismael, the new production from Austin’s Generic Ensemble Company.

3:39PM Wed. Nov. 13, 2019, Charlie Mangan Read More | Comment »

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Atelier Dojo Launches Full-Time Art Academy
This time last year, we told you about the fine art school founded by Jennifer Balkan, Denise Fulton, Karen Offutt, and Karen Maness, and how it was starting up within that Eastside hotbed of creative industry called Canopy.

1:30PM Thu. Nov. 7, 2019, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

2019 B. Iden Payne Award Winners
For many in Austin's theatre community, they will remember, remember the fourth of November, as that's when the 45th annual B. Iden Payne Theatre Awards ceremony was held at the Austin Scottish Rite Theater. More than 30 shows from the 2018-19 season were honored on Monday, with five productions earning four awards apiece.

2:15PM Wed. Nov. 6, 2019, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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