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Worthy Causes
"...The Last Resort, Sunday, June 23, 7pm, at the theatre, 214 W. Fourth. Hosted by Sarah Eckhardt, the event..."

June 21, 1996 Arts Column by Robert Faires

After a Fashion
Where and with whom did Stephen sally forth this Fourth of July? And what else happened in town on this party weekend.
"...Estilo, next to DWR, is the only boutique in Austin with a built-in 25-foot runway. Owners Stephanie Coultress and..."

July 8, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Public Notice
Things are gearing up in public service-land for Austin's sizzling summer. Here are a few things to do this weekend, plus a jump on next, to boot.
"...diva extraordinaire with her new all-star trio at the Cabaret Benefit for Rude Mechanicals Theatre Collective this Thursday, May..."

May 25, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

A Guide to the Works
", visit Descriptions provided by UT's Department of Theatre & Dance...."

March 27, 2009 Arts Feature

Anything Goes
That free-for-all spirit is part of the kick of FronteraFest
"...flight attendants. And artists. And actors who do children's theatre...."

Jan. 11, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Poetry in Emotion
Katherine Catmull never intended to pursue a career in acting. In fact, she seriously avoided it for as long as she could, choosing instead to earn her degree in English literature. Why is revealed in this profile of one of Austin's most sophisticated and literate performers.
"...who has undergone her own transformation into one of Austin's most sophisticated and highly literate performers...."

Oct. 6, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

FronteraFest 2007: The lowdown
"...Jan. 16 through Feb. 17, Tuesday-Saturday, at Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd. As always, the Saturday program will..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Arts Feature

In Memoriam: Boyd Vance
Boyd Vance, founder and director of Pro Arts Collective, acclaimed musical theatre performer, and leader in nurturing and promoting African-American arts for a quarter of a century, has died
"...and director of Pro Arts Collective and one of Austin's most acclaimed musical theatre performers, passed away Saturday, April..."

April 15, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Elaine Everlasting
There's no stopping the indefatigable Ms. Stritch, and why would you want to?
"...lives), in London, and, as of this week, in Austin. There's no stopping her. And really, with a performer..."

Aug. 29, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Esther's veteran Joel McKean passes away, and during a rare Broadway strike Austin playwright John Walch is honored by the American Theatre Critics Association.
"...1987, just after the troupe had left the Ritz Theatre and established a new Pool on the southeast corner..."

March 14, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

No Rest
Composer Allen Robertson Keeps the Beat
"...Robert Faires There's busy, and there's Allen Robertson. Most theatre artists are lucky to fit four shows in a..."

Aug. 25, 1995 Arts Feature

All Over Creation: Ode to Joy
In a week's worth of creative endeavors, delight proves illuminating
"...of productions by the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Austin. Now, given the artfully crafted silliness that's kept the..."

June 28, 2013 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Top 10 Shows in 2003 That Shed Light in a Dark Year
"...the deeply felt vocals of Tina Marsh, proving herself Austin's Piaf. Heavenly...."

Jan. 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

New Year's Eve Events
"...freak on, or 6) all of the above, as Austin keeps itself just as weird as ever even though..."

Jan. 2, 2004 Features Feature by Wells Dunbar

Double D'Amour
In one week, Austin is blessed with two theatrical projects by gifted playwright Lisa D'Amour: her 16 Spells to Charm the Beast, a curious romance between a big-city enchantress and the fairy-tale beast who adores her; and Nita and Zita, a cabaret in which the ghosts of two sisters relate the story of their lives as a vaudeville team and as eccentric "gypsy ladies" in New Orleans in dance numbers, songs, and malapropisms.
" days; they belong to Lisa D'Amour, the gifted theatre artist who penned and performed Oscar Snowden and the..."

Feb. 28, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A tragic accident for a local dancer; the loss of a great state drama teacher.
"...An Austin dancer is fighting for her life in a San..."

June 9, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Cohen Remembered
"...a late Sunday morning this past week, hundreds of theatre artists, educators, students, friends, and family members of David..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Showdown@Club de Ville
"...The cast of the Tongue and Groove Theatre production of A Saga of Billy the Kid got..."

April 18, 1997 Arts Column

On self-care, Halloween month, and getting the queer vote out
"...up and act up! Feeling witchy about it? Join Austin International Drag Foundation for their Hallows' Eve kickoff with..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

OUTsider Festival’s Best Bets and Bites
What to see and where to eat, drink, and hang out to refuel or refresh
"...La Fulminante Cabaret..."

Feb. 14, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

FronteraFest 2013
Performance jamboree's 20th brings back old faves and welcomes new stars
"...festivals be different? FronteraFest, our annual jamboree of homegrown theatre, poetry, improvised comedy, puppetry, interpretive dance, and everything in..."

Jan. 11, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dramatic Turn
Actress Meredith McCall is about much more than musicals
"...20 years that she's been gracing the stages of Austin, McCall has distinguished herself as one of the city's..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Moonlight and Magnolias
With its quick tempo, rapid-fire jokes, and backstage look at Gone With the Wind, Austin Playhouse's Moonlight and Magnolias is accessible, short, and extremely entertaining theatre
"...Larry L. King Theatre at Austin Playhouse, through May 13..."

May 4, 2007 Arts Review by Iris Brooks

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...(Merge). Horror-machine Stephen King counts himself a fan, and Austinites are still rooting for Spoon – even if frontman..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

FronteraFest 2005
"...FronteraFest 2005 This annual five-week collection of short theatre pieces at Hyde Park Theatre started back in '93..."

Jan. 14, 2005 Arts Review

After a Fashion
Stephen's date gets hit on, and, remarkably, there's no word of bloodshed. Read all about it.
"...often. We'd just come from Zach Scott's production of Cabaret, and its spell was still cast upon us. This..."

June 18, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...8pm, Texas Union Theatre And now for something completely different. That 1 Guy..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Photojournalist David Douglas Duncan returns to Austin to inaugurate a new lecture series named in his honor, homegrown musical Jouét touches down in the pages of Show Music magazine, and Gerard Lebeda lands a European tour of Evita.
" of his archives to the Photography Collection of UT-Austin's Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. As writer Sam Martin..."

April 5, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Nonunion Actors: Raising It a Notch
"...For every Equity actor in Austin, there are scores of nonunion actors. Some of the..."

June 9, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Arts & Entertainment
"...Best Unplanned ExerciseAny of Austin's Movie Multiplexes..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

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