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Macbeth's Myriad of Misfortunes
The Scottish Play – still cursed after all these years
"...Having two separate productions of Macbeth running in Austin this..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Macbeth
Bloody screen adaptation shows what Shakespeare only tells
"...Directed by: Justin Kurzel. Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Paddy Considine, David Thewlis, Sean..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Macbeth
This Australian film puts a modern, hyperstylized spin on an old tale: Should it be, "Out, damned spot" or "Off, damned Ray-Bans"?
"...Directed by: Geoffrey Wright. Starring: Sam Worthington, Victoria Hill, Lachy Hulme, Gary Sweet, Steve..."

Aug. 10, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Lady Macbeth
A violent, desperate housewife plots murder
"...Directed by: William Oldroyd. Starring: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi..."

July 28, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Austin Shakespeare's Macbeth
This military-themed staging of the tragedy gets lost in a haze of design and technical issues
"...In her program note for Macbeth, Austin Shakespeare Artistic Director Ann Ciccolella..."

May 13, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Hugh Hefner: Once Upon a Time
"...Directed by: Robert Heath. This exhaustive documentary on the life of Playboy magazine..."

Feb. 19, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Boone to Austin Theatre
In 10 years of leading Frontera productions, Vicky Boone has touched many lives and changed the community.
"...Okay, time to play the It's a Wonderful Life game:..."

May 4, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Veteran's Voice
Playwright Johnny Meyer returned from war to learn that theatre is essential to life
"...Dragging a body onstage. That's when Johnny Meyer knew he..."

March 22, 2013 Arts Feature by Jillian Owens

A Tall Drink of Water
Stars we love at the Paramount Summer Classic Film series
"...Me and Orson Welles..."

May 16, 2014 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

A Shostakovich Primer
"...Anyone wishing to get a head start on the local..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Arts Feature

Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Events That Made 2006 a Year to Remember
"...1) Requiem (Blue Lapis Light) Using the Intel shell as the site for..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Holiday Viewing: A Christmas Carol
In this season of giving, who is the best Scrooge?
"...Christmas is about … Humbug! The season of giving …..."

Dec. 24, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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.
"...Ah, Shakespeare: Immortal Bard of Avon. England's finest poet. Playwright..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Who Wants to Be a Theatre Geek?
A quiz to find out who knows what about theatre in Austin.
"...Okay, class, if you think I've been spouting off here,..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"My Uncle Has a Barn...."
Theatre Is Thriving in Some Surprising Places Outside Austin
"...illustration by Robert Faires Who needs a theatre for puttin'..."

June 20, 1997 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Something Wicked This Way Comes ... Again!
Dueling Macbeths on the stages of Austin prove once again this Shakespearean killer's undying popularity.
"...He's the Jason of classical drama. Like some Elizabethan ancestor to the..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Most Valuable Players
A Guide to Austin Stage Actors
"...Babs George..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Feature

Most Valuable Players
A Guide to Austin Stage Actors
"...Judson L. Jones..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Feature

Most Valuable Players
A Guide to Austin Stage Actors
"...David Stahl..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Feature

Most Valuable Players
A Guide to Austin Stage Actors
"...Paul Norton..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Feature

Most Valuable Players
A Guide to Austin Stage Actors
"...Dirk Van Allen..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Feature

Most Valuable Players
A Guide to Austin Stage Actors
"...Andrea Osborn..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Feature

Most Valuable Players
A Guide to Austin Stage Actors
"...Everett Skaggs..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Feature

A Macbeth: Fascinating Executions
The FronteraFest 2000 Long Fringe round-up continues with Robi Polgar's review of the State Theater Company School of Acting production of A Macbeth
"...A Macbeth: Fascinating Executions..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

A Macbeth
In the State Theater Company production A Macbeth, director Guy Chandler Roberts strips the Scottish Play of its dramatic spectacle and boils it down into a compelling ritual of human evil, a Black Mass.
"...A Macbeth: Foul Is Fair..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Austin Theatre Critics Table 2000-2001 Nominations
The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their ninth annual awards for achievement in the arts.
"...The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their..."

May 18, 2001 Arts Feature

Outlaw King
Chris Pine aptly fills the crown of Robert the Bruce
"...Directed by: David Mackenzie. Starring: Chris Pine, Stephen Dillane, Rebecca Robin, Billy..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Delicious Collisions
What a difference a year makes with Ann Ciccolella at Austin Shakespeare's helm
"...Lady Macbeth has a Palm Pilot, and Austin Shakespeare is..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Arts Feature by Hannah Kenah

Our Shostakovich Year
On the centenary of Dmitri Shostakovich's birth, Austin arts groups join forces to throw the Russian composer a yearlong party
"...When old Father Time waltzes out the door with 2005, don't be..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Articulations
Oklahoma!, A Macbeth, and Art were the big winners at the 27th Annual B. Iden Payne Awards.
"...Payne Pleasures 2001..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

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