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Master Pancake Says Goodbye to Owen Egerton With Special Show
Master Pancake Theater, those adorable homegrown loonies who lampoon the lamest films, live, to everyone’s LMAO delight, are bidding original member Owen Egerton farewell with a mini-marathon of movies at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema on South Lamar on Saturday, May 27.

3:00PM Fri. May 19, 2023, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Hideout’s 48-Hour Improv Marathon Returns!
Who does something like this? People who are dedicated, certainly. People who are also a tad obsessed, maybe. And, ultimately – more to the point of bang-for-your-buck entertainment value – talented and funny people who are more than a little bit dedicated and obsessed.

11:45AM Tue. May 16, 2023, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Review: Alchemy Theatre’s The Baker’s Wife
Old, failed Broadway musicals seem to be Alchemy Theatre’s forte of late. Last season included Mack & Mabel, which lasted a mere 66 performances on Broadway in 1974, and its current offering, The Baker’s Wife, closed during out-of-town tryouts on its way to Broadway in 1976. You have to love a theatre that takes in strays.

6:10PM Mon. May 15, 2023, Bob Abelman Read More | Comment »

Frank Kozik (1962-2023), the Man Behind a Poster Revolution
When Frank Kozik passed away this week at the age of 61, he was remembered as the founding father of the modern art print scene. Chronicle writer and punk historian Tim Stegall called him "the graphic and aesthetic conscience of our generation," and that conscience will forever be associated with Austin.

3:30PM Fri. May 12, 2023, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

The New Atticus Finch
In every play, there is one pivotal scene that the audience would imagine would be rehearsed to perfection. But when Richard Thomas takes to the stage to deliver Atticus Finch's summation in To Kill a Mockingbird, he has no idea what the moment will bring.

6:00PM Thu. May 11, 2023, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Sex, Lies, and Katie Folger
In the grand history of dating and hookups, there's going to be a two year blank spot that just says "pandemic." For some, it was the ultimate dry spell. For others, a bizarre series of encounters made more awkward than usual. But for Katie Folger, it was a source of creative inspiration.

5:40PM Thu. May 11, 2023, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Review: Broadway in Austin’s To Kill a Mockingbird
When I first heard, in early 2016, that an adaptation of Harper Lee’s benchmark novel To Kill a Mockingbird was heading for the Broadway stage, it did not take much convincing to know that the play would be brilliant. They had me at Sorkin.

5:00PM Wed. May 10, 2023, Bob Abelman Read More | Comment »

Review: Getting in Bed With the Pizza Man
If pheromones could talk and were given a public forum to express themselves, it would take the form of Katie Folger’s Getting in Bed With the Pizza Man – a lusty, self-written, one-woman oration on female sexual discovery, exploration, and empowerment.

7:40PM Mon. May 8, 2023, Bob Abelman Read More | Comment »

Community Outshines Competition at Breaking for Gold USA National Championship
Though a pulsing bass, syncopated breakbeats, and brassy trills echoed through the walls of Parish for more than nine hours on Saturday, no band occupied the stage.

12:35PM Mon. May 8, 2023, Wayne Lim Read More | Comment »

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