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Keeping Up With the Steins
This story about one-upmanship while staging a bar mitzvah in L.A., should, by all rights, be very funny, but, sadly, it is not.
"...Daryl Sabara, Jeremy Piven, Jami Gertz, Garry Marshall, Doris Roberts, Daryl Hannah, Cheryl Hines, Larry Miller and Richard Benjamin...."

June 9, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Holiday Cookbook Roundup
Gift Guide
"...Shop, Chop, and Table Hop Like a Pro (Almost)by Adam D. Roberts Bantam Books, 224 pp., $25..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Culinary Dream Team
Texas authors headline the book fest Cooking Tent
"...Secrets of the Best Chefsby Adam Roberts (Artisan, $27.95, 400 pp.)..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Grandma's Boy
What's funnier than having to move back in with your parents? Why, moving in with your grandparents, of course.
"...Peter Dante, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones, Shirley Knight, Doris Roberts, Kevin Nealon and Rob Schneider. It’s gross, it’s cheesy,..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

All Over Creation: Re: Views
What makes a review a review?
"...Men of Tortuga back in December. In it, writer Adam Roberts heaped accolades on Street Corner Arts, which staged..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Saw
Saw is indeed a horror movie, but not necessarily in the manner the filmmakers intended.
"...most abysmal acting – courtesy of the Dread Pirate Roberts himself, Cary Elwes – this side of a Herschell..."

Oct. 29, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Change of Venue
This year, FronteraFest is takin' it to the streets – and a chapel, a bookstore, a home ...
"...elements," says company co-Artistic Director (and Chronicle Arts contributor) Adam Roberts. "But we also knew that the show's central..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

TILT Performance Group's Zombie Prom
This musical is kitschy Halloween fun but with something to say about being different
"...abilities ... the proper nomenclature is debated in director Adam Roberts' program note. I'll admit, I was a bit..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Getting to Oz Through Austin Arts
Area arts events make a Yellow Brick Road to The Wizard of Oz in Zilker Park
"...J. Robert Moore, with musical direction and choreography by Adam Roberts. Playing the Kansas ingenue who just wants to..."

May 19, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Man Down
A soldier struggles with PTSD
"...whole by the impassioned and convoluted story (screenplay by Adam G. Simon and Montiel) surrounding his character...."

Dec. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Arts Organization Staffs: Another round of changes at the top
Two theatre companies add managing directors, and a children's choir makes a switch in artistic leadership
"...– founder Jeff Ellinger, Noel Koran, Paul Norton, Guy Roberts, and, since August 2007, Ann Ciccolella – but until..."

May 9, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texas Book Festival Lineup Revealed
Attendees include Junot Díaz, Cheryl Strayed, and... Tony Danza?
"...Michael L. Gillette (Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History) Adam Goodheart (1861: The Civil War Awakening) Alice Gordon, contributor..."

Sept. 12, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's Violet
In this moving production, a young woman learns the nature of true beauty and true love
"...the challenge. Music director Peter Stopschinski and vocal coach Adam Roberts ensure pitch-perfect performances from this ensemble of singing..."

April 20, 2018 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Austin Jewish Repertory Theater's The Art of Remembering
In Adina L. Ruskin's play, AJRT offers an intimate look at how memories shape us
"...Austin Jewish Repertory Theater, under the direction of Adam Roberts, has captured this experience to a tee in..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Austin Jewish Repertory Theater's W.
This solo version of Woyzeck is a fresh, compelling take on Buchner's play, powerfully performed by Joey Hood
"...in creating the rapturous and intense experience, however. Director Adam Roberts has wisely chosen to pay great attention to..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

The Grand Designs of Ia Ensterä and Jason Amato
"...as a visual analog of the production's freshness." – Adam Roberts..."

July 17, 2015 Photo Gallery

Pippin
Summer Stock Austin embraces the sprawling fun and surreal silliness of this durable coming-of-age musical
"...director Ginger Morris and co-musical directors Michael McKelvey and Adam Roberts – full disclosure: a Chronicle arts writer –..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Arts Review by Dan Solomon

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013
Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees
"...and the Chronicle's Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Jillian Owens (theatre), Adam Roberts (theatre/classical music), Jonelle Seitz (dance), Dan Solomon (theatre),..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Expressing Himself
How David Bologna made the leap to Broadway and a Tony nomination in Billy Elliot the Musical
"...on the short list for Michael. Chronicle Arts writer Adam Roberts helped him drill his tap technique for a..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Razzle-Dazzle 'Em
David Bologna on making it to Broadway with 'Billy Elliot'
"...choreographer from one of my shows at Zach Scott, Adam Roberts, come and do a tap dance crash course..."

Dec. 11, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Culinary Dream Team
Texas authors headline the book fest Cooking Tent
"...and Hugo Ortega join second-generation Hill Country pitmaster Scott Roberts in presenting meaty first time cookbooks at the festival...."

Oct. 26, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

TV Eye
This column is most definitely not brought to you by the Parents Television Council
"...Don't know who Adam Lambert is? He's an American Idol progeny who performed..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

DOA: Dead or Alive
Female fighters start out as enemies but strip down to their bikini tops to fight a common foe.
"...Carter, Natassia Malthe, Kane Kosugi, Matthew Marsden and Eric Roberts. Let’s hope some special form of punishment awaits the..."

June 22, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Consummate Artistry
The 2013-14 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...the Chronicle's Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Caitlin Greenwood (visual art), Adam Roberts (theatre/classical music), Seth Orion Schwaiger (visual art), Jonelle..."

June 6, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Best in Show
The 2012-13 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...and the Chronicle's Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Jillian Owens (theatre), Adam Roberts (theatre/classical music), Jonelle Seitz (dance), Dan Solomon (theatre),..."

June 7, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fall Arts Issue Critics Picks
From the arts harvest, our critics pluck choice treats
"...that the centuries-old instrument is still piping hot. - Adam Roberts..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Charred & Scruffed' Review
Chef Lang roughs, scruffs, and spackles his way to grilled perfection
"...Charred and Scruffed by Adam Perry Lang, with Peter Kaminsky Artisan, 280 pp, $24.95..."

June 6, 2012 Food Post by Mick Vann

Pleasure of the Paynes 2015
Big wins for Am I White?, Heathers at the 2015 theatre awards
"...Musical Direction Michael McKelvey and Adam Roberts, Heathers, the Musical..."

Oct. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
Top honors to Salvage Vanguard's Thr3e Zisters, LOLA Austin's Femme Bohème, and Texas State's Kiss Me, Kate
"...local creatives – Fidencio Duran, Heloise Gold, and Allen Robertson – into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame...."

June 5, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Everything Is Exemplary
The 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...more local creatives – Gold, Fidencio Duran, and Allen Robertson – into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame...."

June 3, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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