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Kenah Is a Great Theatre Critic
"...just wanted to drop a line to say that Hannah Kenah is the sharpest, most keenly intelligent theatre critic..."

Oct. 30, 2006 Postmarks

Salvage Vanguard Theater's With Great Difficulty Alice Sits
Hannah Kenah's new play presents an unsettling battle of wills between a mother and daughter before birth
"...of the show, we see a very pregnant Alice (Hannah Kenah, also the playwright) slowly descend the stairs to..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Guest by Courtesy
Etiquette takes a pratfall in this comic battle for control between cousins
"...less pedestrian than it might seem at first glance. Hannah Kenah, the writer of the piece who also plays..."

Nov. 11, 2011 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Delighted Lee
Actor Lee Eddy is back onstage in Austin after five years away, and boy, is she happy
"...Everything Is Established, a new play by Rude Mech Hannah Kenah. That gave the Chronicle a happy excuse to..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Wayne Alan Brenner's Top 10 Arts-Related Program Activities of 2016
Uncommon combinations – dance with horses, music with robots, drama with a Tesla coil – made the year unforgettable
"...4) WITH GREAT DIFFICULTY ALICE SITS (Salvage Vanguard Theater) Hannah Kenah's surreal tragi-sitcom about a pregnant woman who's expecting,..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Rude Mechs' Field Guide
There's much to ponder in the second draft of the Rude Mechs' mash-up of Dostoyevsky, stand-up comedy, and spiritual belief
"...(Lana Lesley) are both chasing the same woman, Grushenka (Hannah Kenah), who has one of the better and more..."

April 15, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Agnes and Alfred
A beautiful play that lightly traces the journey of two well-meaning, imperfect people
"...their stories. Alfred (Thomas Graves) is a dreamer, Agnes (Hannah Kenah) is generally pissed off at everything – but..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

All Over Creation: Occupied World Seat
The doors to the theatre don't keep the world out, and that can be a good thing
"...make that connection than I think Steven Dietz or Hannah Kenah were looking to Zuccotti Park for inspiration when..."

Dec. 2, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2015
Wild theatrical energy and masterful performances were the hallmarks of outstanding theatre in 2015
"...and lose their identities to an absent master in Hannah Kenah's Beckettian fling was both a joy and unnerving...."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Arts-Related Program Activities of 2015
The most memorable art of 2015 carved strange and brilliant new spaces out of familiar ones
"...When the script is written and directed by Hannah Kenah and performed by Lee Eddy, Michael Joplin, and..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Everything Is Established
Physical Plant's new work is a fast, funny, disturbing example of great Austin playmaking
"...it is that the play, written and directed by Hannah Kenah for Physical Plant Theater, follows a similar structure..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013
Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees
"...Hannah Kenah, Agnes and Alfred..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Agnes & Alfred: A Relationship Forged in Fire
Steve Moore and Carlos Treviño's Physical Plant Theatre Returns
"...What there is, is three actors: Thomas Graves, Hannah Kenah, and Katie Van Winkle – with Graves' and..."

Sept. 24, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Method Gun
With this play about theatre and tigers, the Rude Mechs earn their stripes forever
"...the five performers: Thomas Graves, Heather Hanna, Jude Hickey, Hannah Kenah, and Lana Lesley. They've sussed the system and..."

May 1, 2009 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Staging of Fo's farce never quite musters the urgent lunacy of its Looney Tunes inspiration
"...clueless cops, as Gabriel Maldonado and Chronicle Arts writer Hannah Kenah dial down the intellects of their commissioner and..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Best in Show
The 2012-13 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Hannah Fonder, St. Edward's University..."

June 7, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Critics Table Tops at 25
The nominees for the 2016-17 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Brown Underground, Lisa Thompson With Great Difficulty Alice Sits, Hannah Kenah Wraith Radio, Chris Fontanes..."

May 22, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

"Drawing Lines: Explorations of Place"
The final exhibit of this public art project shows how every district in Austin has had artists working for it
"...gift. Posing as a news film crew, with actor/playwright Hannah Kenah of the Rude Mechanicals playing a reporter, people..."

April 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin’s Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival Has No Bounds In Stock
The annual juggernaut of performative hijinks returns to the ATX
"...Is Established? That award-winning comedy written and directed by Hannah Kenah, produced by Physical Plant Theatre, and starring you..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Someone’s Got a Soul Grudge and It’s Gonna Hurt Like Whoa
Blue High Machine Mid-Southern Wrestling Coalition brings the pain
"...Dawes show Am I White? and as one-third of Hannah Kenah's hilarious Everything Is Established?..."

May 26, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Art Par Excellence
The nominees for the 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Everything Is Established, Hannah Kenah..."

May 20, 2015 Arts Post

The Fuse Is Lit
The lineup for Fusebox Festival 2013 has been announced
"...theatre productions that were premiered or workshopped recently – Hannah Kenah and Jenny Larson's Guest by Courtesy, the Duplicates'..."

Jan. 30, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Fall Arts Issue Critics Picks
From the arts harvest, our critics pluck choice treats
"...hurts? Directed by Carlos Treviño and featuring Thomas Graves, Hannah Kenah, and Katie Van Winkle, this show is not..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hey, Jude
The talented Mr. Hickey deftly clambers up that old ladder (ladder, ladder, ladder) of success
"...who will alibi me. "Jude Hickey is phenomenal," wrote Hannah Kenah in her Austin Chronicle assessment of the actor..."

June 8, 2012 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

2012 Austin Critics Table Awards
For the 20th time, a big hand for the nominees if you please
"...Guest by Courtesy, Hannah Kenah..."

May 25, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

New Works Theater Community
Austin theatre groups band together and land $90,000 to support making new work
"...Saltwick; lighting designers Megan Reilly and Stephen Pruitt; writer-performers Hannah Kenah and Paul Bonin-Rodriguez; writer-director J.D. Nasaw; producer-performer Nigel..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Humana Festival of New American Plays
A report from Louisville, where Austin theatre artists stood tall
"...than any version I'd seen. Cast members Thomas Graves, Hannah Kenah, Lana Lesley, Jason Liebrecht, and Shawn Sides keep..."

April 2, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Talent for Deception
When Joey Hood is onstage, you want to buy whatever he's selling
"...and natural, it looks more like life than acting." Hannah Kenah was on the same wavelength in her review..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

FronteraFest Schedule
"..."A Derivative Work" by Richard L. Cambier, Hannah Kenah, and Zeb L. West. An original ensemble work..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Arts Feature

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
In its eighth year, the annual Austin comedy festival did this city proud
"...Theatre artists Jenny Larson and Hannah Kenah brought their scripted show "Guest by Courtesy" to..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

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