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Vortex Repertory Company's Storm Still
Gabrielle Reisman's script refashions King Lear into the daughters' story, and the Vortex stages it with admirable heart
Arts Review  September 14, 2017, by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Vortex Repertory Company's Heartland
Gabriel Jason Dean's new drama makes a sensitive study of three people in two different countries and where they belong
Arts Review  February 7, 2019, by Robert Faires
"...And their appeal is considerable in the Vortex Repertory Company's staging. Director Rudy Ramirez has cast actors whose sensitivity to these characters' emotional core makes their every feeling – concern, amusement, affection, uncertainty, charity, frustration, tenderness, grief – as natural and genuine as breath..."

The Vortex Repertory Company's Underground
Driven by Lisa B. Thompson's powerful text and masterful acting, this new drama drops a truth bomb
Arts Review  March 30, 2017, by T. Lynn Mikeska
"...The Vortex Repertory Company's latest world premiere, Underground, explores the different paths from marginalization to liberation and asks some very difficult questions along the way. This very timely and important work does not shy away from asking things like: How thin is the line between an activist and a radical? Must taking a stand in the face of a culture that is oppressive and violent include violence to be effective? What happens to an organization (and its participants) when violence becomes part of its manifesto? Especially when the goal of said organization is social justice?..."

Vortex Repertory Company's The Way She Spoke
At the Vortex, Isaac Gomez's drama made us remember the lost women of Juárez
Arts Review  January 25, 2018, by Robert Faires

Vortex Repertory’s A Perfect Robot
Sarah Saltwick’s timely script elegantly explores the tension between idealized automatons and messy humans
Arts Review  January 26, 2017, by T. Lynn Mikeska
"...However, in the Vortex Repertory Company's world premiere of A Perfect Robot, Diego (played by a very sincere Jesus I. Valles) is a roboticist who deals in the impossible..."

Performance Park Takes Over the Vortex
Bonnie Cullum’s dream wakes the Tarot into life in her company’s immersive theatrical experience
Arts Story  March 22, 2018, by Wayne Alan Brenner
"...The Vortex Repertory Company, that provocative and often ritual-inspired theatre group helmed by Bonnie Cullum for three decades now, is not being kicked out of its longtime home on Manor Road. Damned unusual that, given the current trends of this growth-wracked city..."

Help the Vortex Shine On
One more day to help fund the theatre's new lighting system
DAILY Arts  February 13, 2014, by Robert Faires
"...Twenty-five years is long enough in a human's lifetime, but in a theatre lighting system's, it's Methuseluh territory. So the Vortex Repertory Company – which just hit the quarter-century milestone – isn't making light when it says it needs new illumination..."

The Vortex’s Wild Horses
This staging of Allison Gregory’s new play takes you back to your 13th summer with all its freedom and fear
Arts Review  November 30, 2017, by Robert Faires
"...Her narrator isn't relating her experience so much as reliving it, and we're swept along with her, seeing all of it through a 13-year-old's eyes. And in this Vortex Repertory Company production (part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere for Wild Horses), our link to the tale is amplified by both the close quarters and the vibrant performance of Jennifer Coy Jennings..."

Vortex Cosplay Expo
All week, Austin's masters of theatrical fantasy show you how to make an out-of-this-world look
Arts Story  August 7, 2014, by Robert Faires
"...And when the marketplace is working overtime to turn a buck on the popularity of people fashioning fantasywear, the announcement of a "Cosplay Expo" might warrant a bit of caveat emptor. Unless, that is, said Expo is produced by Vortex Repertory Company..."

The Vortex's Vampyress
Chad Salvata’s gothic opera is the perfect treat for the season of ghouls, sensual and spooky
Arts Review  October 12, 2017, by Shanon Weaver
"...Ethos and the Vortex Repertory Company spin a fictional history of Bathori's killing spree into a thrumming gothic opera – part folk legend and part demonic faery tale, all a delightfully macabre assault on the senses...."

Never Mind the Polar Kind, Austin Has Its Own Vortex
And that irrepressible powerhouse of theatre is about to turn 25
DAILY Arts  January 9, 2014, by Wayne Alan Brenner
"...And that was years before the company moved into their big old corrugated-steel warehouse off Manor Road, a warehouse since transformed into a fully operating theatre and an excellent neighborhood watering hole and all of it directed by the unstoppable Bonnie Cullum and her commited-to-theatre squad of creative commandos...."

Pleasure of the Paynes 2016
Annual theatre awards think Terminus is the living end
DAILY Arts  October 27, 2016
"...So it was at the 42nd edition of the B. Iden Payne Theatre Awards on Monday, where the Vortex Repertory Company production of Terminus received a total of 11 awards...."

The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
Arts Story  May 26, 2016, by Robert Faires
"...Capital T Theatre had a reason to crow at the Austin Critics Table Awards ceremony on Monday, winning three awards for its staging of the dark cockfighting comedy Year of the Rooster, but the night was just as exxx-cellent for the Mary Moody Northen Theatre's Mr. Burns, a post-electric play and Vortex Repertory Company's Terminus, both of which also received a trio of prizes from the association of area arts scribes at its 24th presentation of honors...."

What a Piece of Work Is Woman!
After four centuries of being berated, belittled, betrayed, bullied, battered, and butchered by the men in Shakespeare's plays, the women have had enough. They're ready to speak out, to give Will a piece of their minds. And in playwright Susan Kelso's Roses and Thistles, they do just that.
Arts Story  February 23, 2001, by Robert Faires
"...Oh, our playwright hasn't a clue that that's where the evening is headed when he opens this Vortex Repertory Company production. He introduces his "roses and thistles" -- his terms for these women, the former being daughters of duty, the latter women of will -- with effusive pride; the face of actor Joseph Macdonald beams..."

What Kind of Theatre Do You Go For?
Our sassy quiz will match you up with the Austin theatre company of your dreams.
Arts Story  December 1, 2000
"...Or maybe you think you're going to see shows you like but are in fact wasting good money seeing plays for which you aren't well-suited. Where, oh where, is the theatre company for you? Life without a theatre company to call your very own is difficult..."

The Vortex's staging of Reina Hardy's magical new play, Changelings, casts a uniquely compelling spell
Arts Review  January 22, 2015, by Elissa Russell

VORTEX X X (Times Ten)
Arts Column  October 3, 1997, by Robert Faires
"...VORTEX Repertory Company is heading into its tenth season (I know what you're thinking, "Gee, time flies when you're presenting controversial performance artists and experimental work with lots of nudity."), and it's kicking it off with a party. Enjoy free food and beer, the "Fire and Brimstone Awards," and get the skinny on the company's upcoming productions of Fur, Triskelion, Macbeth, and visits by Karen Finley, Tim Miller, Annie Sprinkle, and Rob Nash..."

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
DAILY Arts  September 20, 2017, by Robert Faires
"...The musical was one of 77 productions of theatre and improv recognized by the nonprofit group's committee of volunteers who see and evaluate shows throughout the year. Five other stage works were honored with nine nominations each: the musicals Atlantis: A Puppet Opera (ethos and Vortex Repertory Company) and Monty Python's Spamalot (Summer Stock Austin); the Theatre for Youth production El Paraíso de los Maniquís (Proyecto Teatro); the comedy Agent Andromeda: The Orion Crusade (Sky Candy); and the theatrical event Requiem for Tesla (Rude Mechanicals)..."

Land of 1,000 Dramas
Arts Story  March 11, 1999
"...Funky, renovated barn where VORTEX Repertory Company artistic director Bonnie Cullum recently crowed that this year's VORTEX season was composed entirely of new works. It's indicative of Cullum's fervor for material on the far side of tomorrow and the pride she takes in her theatre's status as an incubator of new drama..."

Rattling Our Stage
A Survey of Austin's Rebel Theatre Scene
Arts Story  April 10, 1998
"...But in a refreshing twist, they like it that way. Not having all the resources of a major resident theatre company forces them to be innovative in the creation of onstage realities..."

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