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Letters at 3AM: Amber's Question
The question 'What's your favorite word?' launches a contemplative journey toward the answer
"...some years back; Shaina, friend of m'lady Jazmin; and Amber, of whom I knew nothing. On their cross-country drive,..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Column by Michael Ventura

Amber Current Flowing From My Mind
Drowning Johnny Bush's spasmodic dysphonia in a "Whiskey River"
"...Feeling the amber current flowin' from my mind..."

April 6, 2007 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
" los Maniquís Megan Ortiz, Puff the Magic Dragon Amber Quick, Charlotte's Web Gricelda Silva, Rosita y Conchita..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Year of the Booster
The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...just named as the winner that by the time Amber Quick showed up to collect her award for performance..."

May 25, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill
"...Tale is like exploring your grandmother's attic. Awash in amber light and shadowy corners and filled to the very..."

March 24, 1995 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Theatre en Bloc's The Secretary
Kyle John Schmidt's new comedy takes dead aim at our national gun obsession and hits it with laughs
"...people! And by the end of this extremely engaging, lightning-quick and whip-smart comedy-turned-drama written by Kyle John Schmidt and..."

March 30, 2018 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Street Corner Arts' Pocatello
Rich performances highlight the pain, hope, and heart in this staging of Samuel D. Hunter's family drama
"...keep his marriage together as his alcoholic wife Tammy (Amber Quick) slowly rots while dealing with their angsty teen..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Austin Shakespeare's A Streetcar Named Desire
This thoughtful take on Tennessee Williams' classic subtly pits the Old South against the New North
"...natural, quirky, and awkward in all the right places. Amber Quick absolutely shines as Stella Kowalski, bringing a strong..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Cyrano de Bergerac
Rostand's homely hero earns a handsome production from Austin Shakespeare
"...Cyrano's cousin and love interest, played by the talented Amber Quick. It's evident why Cyrano would fall for this..."

Nov. 28, 2014 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

Zach Theatre's Sunday in the Park With George
Zach relalizes the Sondheim musical with near flawless execution but has little in the way of emotional reward
"...heart for a character so confined by circumstance, and Amber Quick and Amy Downing deliver great performances from the..."

June 15, 2018 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Jarrott Productions’ The Father
The play presents dementia from the sufferer’s perspective, but it suffers from a shortage of emotions besides exasperation
"...tell the story, including David Jarrott as Andre and Amber Quick as Anne. The pace of the short script..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Shanon Weaver's Top 10 Theatrical Performances of 2017 (the Second Half)
The year was well-served by actors who could channel spookiness, rebellion, despair, and dance fever
"...9) AMBER QUICK IN POCATELLO (Street Corner Arts) The cream of..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Shanon Weaver

Charlotte’s Web at Zach Theatre
In this stage adaptation of E.B. White’s classic, music and a sense of family connect to each of us and connect us all to each other
"...of Winnie Hsia's serene Charlotte, Joseph Quintana's self-serving Templeton, Amber Quick's jaundiced sheep, and the excitable geese of Amanda..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Pleasure of the Paynes 2016
Annual theatre awards think Terminus is the living end
"...Featured Actress Amber Quick, A Streetcar Named Desire..."

Oct. 27, 2016 Arts Post

Zach Theatre's One Man, Two Guvnors
In every respect, this production of Richard Bean's updated farce artfully crafts an environment of laughter
"...cast members display a like commitment to comedic craft; Amber Quick turns Dolly, the love interest for Burke's Francis,..."

June 17, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Top 10 Theatre Performances of 2015
The Austin stage actors who gave the most impressive performances in 2015 just made it look so damned easy
"...4) Amber Quick as Stella in A Street­car Named Desire (Austin..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Shanon Weaver

The Edwards Impact
Texas Democratic Party praises former presidential hopeful.
"...race, and Texas Democratic Party chairman Boyd Richie was quick to point that out today. In an unusual step,..."

Jan. 31, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

2018 B. Iden Payne Award Winners
Top honors go to Drowsy Chaperone and Fixing Troilus
"...Featured Actress Amber Quick, The Secretary..."

Nov. 7, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Critics Name Cream of the Cultural Crop
The nominees for the 2017-18 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...the Dog in the Night-Time Robert Matney, Henry IV Amber Quick, Pocatello/The Secretary..."

May 14, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Critics Speak … and Speak … and Speak
Clybourne Park, Manchurian Candidate big winners
"...Liz Cass (an award-winner for her performance in the chamber opera Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance), a full-blown..."

June 6, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Critics Table Tops at 25
The nominees for the 2016-17 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Buyer & Cellar Marc Pouhé, Death of a Salesman/Underground Amber Quick, One Man, Two Guv’nors/Charlotte’s Web/The Herd Cecil Washington,..."

May 22, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

2016 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Amber Quick, one of five Acting in a Supporting Role..."

May 26, 2016 Photo Gallery

The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Amber Quick, A Streetcar Named Desire..."

May 27, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Star Turns
The nominees for the 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...& Dolls Megan Ortiz, The Town Musicians of Mumbai Amber Quick, A Streetcar Named Desire Scott Shipman, Hairspray/She Loves..."

May 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Fun Fun Fun Fest Comedy
Your quick guide to the national headliners and local laugh makers at Fun Fun Fun 2013
"...Amber Bixby (Sat., 12:10pm) Grim, cynical, yet awash with praise..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Arts Feature by Russ Espinoza

Beer in Bloom
If local dreamers have their way, Austin will be the next craft brew hub
"...a business plan and a website. Here is a quick survey of the soldiers entering the battle, with hopes..."

June 18, 2010 Food Feature by Lee Nichols

Stuffed Locally
Give thanks for the local harvest with these market-fresh recipes
"...Beer: Rogness Yogi (Spiced Amber) ..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Rocky Mountain High
Austin Brewers at the Great American Beer Festival
"...The categories range from the popular American Amber Ale (highly-hopped, light copper brews with medium to high..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Food Feature by Pableaux Johnson

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Comics
The stand-up people behind the city's comedy scene
"...but you're really funny." As the Chicago transplant is quick to note onstage, "That is not how being gay..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

After Carstarphen, What Then?
Austin ISD enters a new era, searching for a road map
"...of the Latino and Latina community." While he is quick to point out that the community is not a..."

April 18, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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