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Short and Sweet With Other Worlds Austin
Three micro-stories at the SF film fest
"...mean it's short on story. This weekend's Other Worlds Austin festival is brimming with short films that build a..."

Dec. 3, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Guide to Austin Improv
The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown
"...spontaneity, practitioners of the unpredictable. They are improvisers, and Austin is overrun with them...."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...T Theatre had a reason to crow at the Austin Critics Table Awards ceremony on Monday, winning three awards..."

May 27, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

2012 Austin Critics Table Awards
For the 20th time, a big hand for the nominees if you please
"...– has managed it for this long, but the Austin Critics Table is marking its 20th year of commending..."

May 25, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Wonderful Things About Austin Theatre in 2008 (In No Particular Order)
Chronicle Arts writer Avimaan Syam recalls 2008, in the theatre
"...7) Ka-Baam!! (Austin Improv Collective) Austin's improv scene has grown to include..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Arts Feature by Avimaan Syam

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

How Austin's Theatrical Couples Keep Romance Alive Love's Labors Won
"...rise to romance. Get within the walls of a playhouse and, as at camp, you're outside the boundaries of..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

1995 Austin Critics' Table Nominations
"...publications has produced their list of outstanding achievements in Austin theatre from May 1994-April 1995. Members of the table..."

May 12, 1995 Arts Feature

Programs That Let Austin Youth Speak Out A Stage of Their Own
"...interviewed for this story who are involved in various Austin youth theatre programs. They know that what they are..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Arts Feature by Danielle McClelland

Austin Theatres Harvest New Dramas Bumper Crop of Plays
"...artists in workshop situations and audiences in public readings. Austin is blessed with a number of such programs. They..."

Nov. 17, 1995 Arts Feature

Shakespeare Around Austin
Productions this fall show us there's no limit to how the Bard's plays get done
"...streetwear. And this fall's crop of local Shakespeareana offers Austinites a crash course in the range of approaches to..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Boone to Austin Theatre
In 10 years of leading Frontera productions, Vicky Boone has touched many lives and changed the community.
"...Wonderful Life game: What would the last decade of Austin theatre look like if Frontera Productions had never existed?..."

May 4, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Playing 'House' (and 'Garden')
At Austin Playhouse, running Alan Ayckbourn's paired comedies side-by-side is double the pleasure, double the fun
"...comedies House and Garden side by side in his Austin Playhouse theatres and who directed the House half, "I..."

Feb. 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

She Stoops to Conquer
Austin Playhouse brought out the impudence of this comedy of manners through a shared vision of sincere simplicity
"...As such, the play fit nicely within the Austin Playhouse tradition of offering up period pieces as regular..."

March 13, 2015 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily
Austin Playhouse's Sherlockian pastry may be light, but Jason Newman's Great Detective is seriously good
"...Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey LilyAustin Playhouse at Highland Mall, 6001 Airport www.austinplayhouse.com Through Dec...."

Dec. 5, 2014 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Venus in Fur
A spirit of fun drives this Austin Playhouse comedy about power plays in the bedroom and the theatre
"...Austin Playhouse at Highland Mall, 6001 Airport, 512/476-0084 www.austinplayhouse.com Through..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Arts Review by Robert Faires

And Then There Were None
With Christie's classic, Austin Playhouse delivers a fun evening of good, old-fashioned whodunitry
"...And Then There Were NoneAustin Playhouse at Highland Mall, 6001 Airport, 512/476-0084 www.austinplayhouse.com Through..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Exploring the "Other"
Ben Wolfe on the risks of going native in The Explorers Club
"...twinge of discomfort arises watching The Explorers Club at Austin Playhouse, the kind you get when you’re genuinely not..."

April 20, 2016 Arts Post by Shanon Weaver

Twice That Jazz
Double the mayhem, double the heat when Austin Playhouse and Georgetown Palace both stage Chicago
"...on to stage it locally. Exhibit A: productions by Austin Playhouse and Georgetown Palace Theatre, both opening Friday and..."

May 29, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing
The script for this baseball play is a bit wobbly, but Austin Playhouse fields a strong production for the win
"...and the Kansas City Swing, now at bat for Austin Playhouse, throws a bit of a curveball with the..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Luv Doc Recommends: Storie Productions presents Square One by Steve Tesich
Austin Playhouse, Friday, January 14, 2005
"...Traditionally in Austin you have up to a year to take down..."

Jan. 14, 2005 Column by The Luv Doc

Actors' Inequity
The Cost of Art IV: The artists onstage in Austin aren't just not paid what they're worth, many aren't paid at all
"...For my first play in Austin, in 1984, I was paid $93 – about $210..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Want More Arts Space?
Take 10 minutes and fill out the Artspace Market Survey
"...If you believe that Austin doesn't have enough spaces where visual artists, actors, musicians,..."

Jan. 7, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

C. Denby Swanson's The Norwegians
The Austin playwright's comedy about polite Minnesota hit men finally opens at home after hit runs in NYC and Ohio
"...Most Austin-based playwrights would have followed the script's completion with a..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Give 'Em a Hand
The nominees for the 2009 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...visual arts, and theatre. The nominations for the 2009 Austin Critics Table Awards, covering the period from May 1,..."

May 15, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Making Room to Play
Create Space Austin kicks off the drive to secure more performing venues in the city
"...Two things happen when a roomful of Austin theatre artists gather with no audience present: They start..."

April 15, 2016 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

Outstanding!
Nominations for the 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...the future. That said, the nominations for the 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards, covering the period from May 1,..."

May 18, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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
"...Amber Quick as Stella in A Street­car Named Desire (Austin Shakespeare) More badassery in the role than is usually..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Shanon Weaver

Survey Says: Creative Spaces Needed
Artspace Market Survey results get presented tonight
"...you recall a survey about creative space needs in Austin conducted last fall by Minneapolis-based nonprofit developer Artspace Projects...."

July 22, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Most Valuable Players
A Guide to Austin Stage Actors
"...Recent Roles: Bellomy, The Fantasticks, Austin Playhouse, 2001; Owen, Light Up the Sky, Austin Playhouse,..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Feature

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