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Glass Half Full Theatre's Polly Mermaid: Apocalypse WOW!
This playful eco-fable by Caroline Reck and Indigo Rael creates a surprising plastic paradise under the sea
" appalling. But in the marine milieu conceived by Glass Half Full Theatre Artistic Director Caroline Reck and Indigo..."

June 1, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Glass Half Full Theatre's Don Quixote de La Redo
This imaginative spin on Cervantes tells of walls and the stories that inspire us to tear them down
"...Miguel de Cervantes himself narrates Glass Half Full Theatre's incredibly imaginative and well-executed production of..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
"...the B. Iden Payne Awards Council Monday. When the theatre group announced the nominees for the 2016-17 season, Doctuh..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

HowlRound Spotlights Austin Theatre
The online national theatre journal devotes a week to Austin
"...Is Austin a theatre town? That's the question being pondered all week on..."

April 18, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Top 10 Reasons (+3) I Stayed in Love With Theatre in 2014
Valentines to theatre and comedic craft played a large part in making 2014 a memorable year in theatre
"...1) THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART (National Theatre of Scotland/Texas Performing Arts) On a Bass Concert Hall..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Theatre Duos & Trios of 2014
Remembering a year in theatre in which performers distinguished themselves in twos and threes
"...Top 10 Theatre Duos and Trios of 2014..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

Full Gallop: Everything Is Beautiful
"...Zachary Scott Theatre Center, Through April 11 Running Time: 1 hr, 30..."

March 26, 1999 Arts Review

Peter and the Wolf Go to Texas
Lionheart Youth Theatre's new adaptation unites the music of Mother Falcon with the puppets of Glass Half Full Theatre
"...So when Marks was forming her company Lionheart Youth Theatre, she thought, "Why not expose young people to amazing..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Once There Were Six Seasons
Glass Half Full Theatre employs puppets to show us a series of visions of the Earth transformed by climate change
"...Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd., 512/474-7886 Through June 7 Running time: 1 hr., 5 min...."

May 30, 2014 Arts Review by Stacy Alexander Smith

The Orchid Flotilla
Glass Half Full Theatre reveals moving artistry in silence, smallness, and subtlety
"...20, Thu.–Sat., 8pm Running time: 1 hr., 5 min."

Sept. 19, 2014 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Missionary Position: Session 2
The intrepid women explorers of Glass Half Full Theatre make a welcome return, bringing bountiful laughs
" Mr. Shakespeare in that play to which this Glass Half Full Theatre production does subscribe: "Brevity is the..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Arts Review by Robert Faires

The Past, Present, and FuturX of Latinx Performance in Austin
The current surge of Latinx theatre and dance in Austin speaks to both tradition and pioneering new directions
"...This past Friday, I was talking with a fellow theatregoer at the Mexican American Cultural Center about how that..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Arts Feature by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Pleasure of the Paynes 2015
Big wins for Am I White?, Heathers at the 2015 theatre awards
"...affair. Indeed, so much love poured down on local theatre companies and artists, it seemed like Aphrodite was running..."

Oct. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

All Over Creation: I Was Meant for the Stage
To learn which actors were destined for the theatre, watch how they hold the stage alone
"...when the leg to which it was attached was fully extended, that foot acquired sentience. It turned from side..."

Oct. 3, 2014 Arts Column by Robert Faires

2018 B. Iden Payne Award Winners
Top honors go to Drowsy Chaperone and Fixing Troilus
"...would be the drama of the B. Iden Payne Theatre Awards. The 44th annual awards ceremony was held at..."

Nov. 7, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Star Turns
The nominees for the 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...outstanding work in dance, classical music, visual art, and theatre in the past year and announced the nominees for..."

May 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Gricelda Silva, Equal Parts Pragmatism and Whimsy
For five years, the actress has been among the busiest and best on Austin's stages
"...undergraduate years, albeit in a new home: the Austin theatre scene. Over the past five years, Silva has steadily..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Arts Feature by Caitlin Greenwood

Glass Half Full Theatre's latest is sweeter and more uplifting than its PR suggests
"...FupDuckSalvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd. Through Aug. 25 Running time: 1 hr., 15 min...."

Aug. 17, 2012 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Only the Fourth Wall Is Forever
After 10 years, Salvage Vanguard Theater is moving on
"...There's a full-color painting hidden beneath several coats of white latex on..."

June 24, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

All Over Creation: The Same but Different
Reruns on TV may be the same old thing, but onstage they show us something new
"...go catch some live drama, this past weekend Austin theatre looked to be taking its cue from the tube...."

Aug. 31, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Poste Restante
A cocktail of a performance about what it means to send a letter
"...Austin. Yet Austin-based companies like Trouble Puppet Theater and Glass Half Full Theatre, who jointly sponsored the Secret Agents'..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Top 10 (+1) Theatrical Joys of 2012
Recalling a year of Shakespeare on bikes, masterful Miller, and a one-woman eco-soap
"...1) PUPPET THEATRE Connor Hopkins (Trouble Puppet Theater Company) and Caroline Reck..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Arts Feature by Jillian Owens

Best in Show
The 2012-13 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...The Hidden Room Theatre production of Rose Rage was the runaway winner at..."

June 7, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Alamo Drafthouse Expands to New Braunfels
Franchise plans fall 2013 opening
"...road trip southwesterly with the announcement of a new theatre...."

March 15, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Trouble Puppet Theater Company
A visiting puppeteer flies in with a show about a really wild duck
"...Lecoq, an academy revered for its training in physical theatre, and from it co-founded the Glass Half Full Theatre..."

March 19, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Spaced Out
Salvage Vanguard, Tapestry Dance lose their home spaces
" isn't out on the streets just yet. The theatre's current lease runs through June 30, which means that..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: A Year Later
Twelve months after Mayor Steve Adler rolled out his plan to save live music and the arts, what's happened?
"...palavering, and in matters of municipal policy, we take full advantage of opportunities to weigh in. In April, the..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Simple Sundries
Glass Half Full's simple bird-meets-girl story is more complex than it appears
"...Glass Half Full Theatre Artistic Director Caroline Reck and Dority,..."

March 13, 2015 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Love Letter From a Boston Performance Duo
They Gotta Be Secret Agents deliver a kind, personal note
"...Austin. Yet Austin-based companies like Trouble Puppet Theater and Glass Half Full Theatre, who jointly sponsored the Secret Agents'..."

Dec. 20, 2011 Arts Post by Elizabeth Cobbe

Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline Grand Opening
July 22, 2013. 20 photos.
"...cinema chain celebrates the grand opening of its biggest theatre yet: Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline...."

July 22, 2013 Photo Gallery

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