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Jarrott Productions' Prodigal Son
The opposing worlds of John Patrick Shanley’s textured script are conjured with powerful stillness and restless energy
"...David R. Jarrott gives a thoughtful performance as Carl Schmitt, the school's..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Jarrott ProductionsThe Father
The play presents dementia from the sufferer’s perspective, but it suffers from a shortage of emotions besides exasperation
"...In this staging by Jarrott Productions, the set from Desiderio Roybal is clever as..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Jarrott Productions' The Price
This staging of the Arthur Miller drama keenly appraises the worth of a life
"...that in Arthur Miller's The Price, newly mounted by Jarrott Productions. This New York cop is in the attic..."

Oct. 14, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Jarrott Productions' The Niceties
In this staging of Eleanor Burgess' drama, the frictions of American society catch fire in an academic's office
"...And with every angry escalation of the issues here, Jarrott Productions' staging quickens the heart...."

Jan. 24, 2020 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Jarrott Productions' Seminar
Theresa Rebeck's play abounds in contradictions and irony, and this staging embraces them all – for the good and bad
"...the choice of Michael Krauss, scenic designer for this Jarrott Productions outing. It's glorious either way: Everything in this..."

May 18, 2018 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Jarrott ProductionsThe Herd
In this staging of Rory Kinnear’s domestic drama, a birthday celebration reveals the stress fractures of caring for a disabled child
"...In this way, Jarrott Productions' The Herd carries narrative and thematic echoes of..."

April 14, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Freud's Last Session Opens in Austin
Actor David Jarrott turns producer to get a drama about Freud and C.S. Lewis onstage in Austin
"...notable. It shows the profound response that actor David Jarrott had to this two-hander by Mark St. Germain. When..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Freud's Last Session
This philosophical debate between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis is richest when it shows their humanity
"...living. If such metaphysical matters engage you, then this Jarrott Productions staging, directed by Fritz Ketchum, might warrant your..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Shanon Weaver's Top 10 Theatrical Performances of 2017 (the Second Half)
The year was well-served by actors who could channel spookiness, rebellion, despair, and dance fever
"...1) KRISTIN CHILES IN THE UNDERSTUDY (Southwest Theatre Productions) Chiles perfectly captured the look of sheer controlled chaos..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Shanon Weaver

Cultural Cancellations and Postponements: The Big List
What's not happening around Austin, arts-wise
"...Theatre – House, remaining performances through Mar 28 canceled Jarrott Productions– Mother of the Maid 3/26-4/12, postponed until 2021,..."

March 24, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin Critics Table Nominations, 2003-2004
The full list of nominations for the 2003-2004 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art
"...Crazy for You, Zilker Theatre Productions..."

May 14, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Musical Theatre Hits the Heights
That's Show Biz!
"...their company Austin Musical Theatre (AMT) deliver with their productions. While the company isn't yet three years old and..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Arts Feature

The Art of Parenting With Art
Trying to find ways to make art while sustaining a family is no easy road.
"...L.A. She came to Austin to help found Frontera Productions and served as its business manager. At the time,..."

June 22, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Let Them Entertain You
The story of Austin Musical Theatre is itself a musical, complete with kids-with-a-dream beginnings, against-all-odds successes, and nail-chewing jams. Well, now comes the big-belting, high-kicking, pull-out-the-stops showstopper: a revue revisiting AMT's greatest song-and-dance numbers, Celebrate Austin Musical Theatre.
"...detail and respect they have for the shows' original productions are not something you find everywhere. [Thompson, Byron, and..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

1999 Critics' Table Nominations
"...Twelfth Night, Sneck Up! Productions, in association..."

May 21, 1999 Arts Feature

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