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Different Stages' The Dresser
Different Stages’ The Dresser shows where to find the juiciest drama in the theatre: backstage
"...diva meltdowns, steamy showmances, and last-minute hail-Mary-level longshot fixes. Different Stages' production of The Dresser raises the curtain on..."

July 7, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Different Stages' The Book Club Play
This production captures both the cringeworthy humor and drama of its characters in a mockumentary for the stage
"...sense of realism created by the cast of this Different Stages production, however, is a double-edged sword. While the..."

March 29, 2019 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

Different StagesThe Member of the Wedding
This staging of the coming-of-age drama evokes the small-town South with vivid design work and a rock solid ensemble
"...War II. It's not the best place to be different. So Frankie hatches a scheme. Her brother Jarvis is..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Different Stages' Great Expectations
In this retelling of the Charles Dickens novel, a visible love of narrative is the show's greatest strength
"...Different Stages' production embraces this surfeit of storytelling and displays..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Different StagesYankee Tavern
This production of Steven Dietz’s play offers a deep dive into what we choose to believe and a stimulating evening of theatre
"...Norman Blumensaadt has assembled a good cast for the Different Stages production. As Palmer, Ginther especially strikes the right..."

April 6, 2018 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Different Stages' Mrs. Mannerly
Jeffrey Hatcher's nostalgic comedy gently leads the audience back to small-town Ohio in the Sixties
"...which young Jeffrey Hatcher (the playwright, played in this Different Stages production by Suzanne Balling) is sent after an..."

April 7, 2017 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Different StagesFahrenheit 451
This theatrical adaptation of the Ray Bradbury story ends up being timely and may make you step outside your bubble
"...Different Stages has either the luck or the misfortune, depending..."

Dec. 2, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Different Stages' John Gabriel Borkman
The pleasure of this production of Ibsen's drama comes in the complex exchanges among the deeply committed actors
"...as their own ambitions, and each pays the price. Different Stages' production makes every downfall as clear as the..."

July 8, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Different Stages' 4000 Miles
The grandmother in the tiny Manhattan flat is the heart of the quiet, thoughtful 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog
"...In this production from Different Stages, Leo strikes one as a youthfully lost soul...."

March 25, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Different Stages' Dracula
Despite atmospheric design work and some strong acting, the production never quite realizes the sensuality and lyrical ferocity in Steven Dietz's script
"...stone, the writing is not the issue of this Different Stages production. Steven Dietz's adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Different Stages
The divergent paths of one disease, in life and on film
"...Kris shares the stages with three other patients. They also survive, but the..."

March 9, 2007 Screens Feature by Dave Marsh

Charles Dickens' Prolific Work Comes to Several Austin Stages
There's more than Scrooge on Austin stages this holiday season – which is just as his creator would want it
"...form of a vintage radio drama broadcast – a Different Stages' production of Great Expectations and Aus­tin Playhouse's revival..."

Nov. 23, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tour de France Report: Stages 14-15
Up and down the Alps, then a flat stage to close out the weekend
"...July 27. Click through to read our report of Stages 14-15...."

July 21, 2014 Sports Post by Larysa Pachulski

The Drink/Drank/Drunk Issue: Stages of Inebriation
To drink or not to drink – for local thespians, no question
"...loaded with yarns, both hilarious and mortifying, about the stages of inebriation. Here, 15 members of the local theatre..."

July 3, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Rush
Record Review
"...on the subsequent live disc, '98's crushing 3-CD opus Different Stages/Live -- Vapor Trails leaves a residue, all right...."

Aug. 16, 2002 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Something Completely Different
Comedy writers Bob Odenkirk and David Cross took everything they’d learned from past comic masters and made their Mr. Show variety show into something completely different.
"...monologue heads south, and you are now in a different dimension and inside a sketch. One or more characters..."

Oct. 8, 1999 Screens Feature by Ron Deutsch

Van Halen
"...Van HalenA Different Kind of Truth (Interscope)..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

David Holt
Texas platters
"...been busy. For 25 years, the guitarist has shared stages with Jesse Taylor, Rosie Flores, Carlene Carter, Joe Ely,..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Fort Worth Teen Scene! Vols. 1-3
Texas platters
"...matter, they would rather have been the Yardbirds (two different bands do "Mister, You're a Better Man Than I"..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Music Review by John Morthland

Whitesnake
Reissues
"...zones. Self-titled follow-up Whitesnake three years later cracked a different strata, selling 6 million on the strength of video/radio..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

DVDnds
DVDnds
"...each video, the John Coltrane stands out, showcasing three different groups in three different phases of his career. There's..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Mingus
Jazz Sides
"...new releases from revolutionary bassist/composer/bandleader Charles Mingus spotlights three different bands and three different periods in his remarkably fertile..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Björk/Tori Amos
"...on Tori Amos' American Doll Posse. Arranged around five different personas – Pip, Clyde, Santa, Isabel, and, yes, Tori..."

May 11, 2007 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Anouar Brahem, Charles Lloyd
"...et cetera. Contrasting the new millennium's prevailing political winds, different social elements can not only live together, they can..."

April 14, 2006 Music Review by David Lynch

Songs for Blaze, a Friend of Ours: BFI Volume 4
Texas Platters
"...for the sometimes-homeless "Blaze Foley Inside" -- takes a different tack than other tributes. Its 20 selections were written..."

May 23, 2003 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

The Who
Reissue
"...Deluxe Edition used the correct tapes. The packaging features different inside art, with exceptional liner notes that explain the..."

April 4, 2003 Music Review by Kent H. Benjamin

Bill Hicks
Talk Box
"...around, they've teamed with the Hicks family and a different set of resources, with mixed results. Love Laughter and..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Music Review by Ken Lieck

Beatbox
Texas Platters
"...he balls. "The Way We Ball" is a totally different story, from a totally different MC, Lil' Flip, who..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Music Review by Christopher Coletti

Neil Finn & Friends
SXSW Records
"...out in the U.S. in May as a slightly different disc called One All. This album is an altogether..."

March 8, 2002 Music Review by Kate X Messer

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
Record Review
"...quartet including keyboardist Reese Winans, it was an altogether different ballgame. "Three years ago tomorrow," pinpoints Vaughan just before..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

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