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Katherine Catmull at the Texas Teen Book Festival
Like a fairy in her YA novel The Radiant Road, Katherine Catmull keeps transforming the mundane into lovely art
"...She's always creating at least three things at once. Katherine Catmull has just returned to Austin from a West..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Poetry in Emotion
Katherine Catmull never intended to pursue a career in acting. In fact, she seriously avoided it for as long as she could, choosing instead to earn her degree in English literature. Why is revealed in this profile of one of Austin's most sophisticated and literate performers.
"...The actress was Katherine Catmull, playing Deborah in the Subterranean Theatre Company production..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

The Radiant Road
Author Katherine Catmull elegantly summons a fairy-tale timelessness for this YA story of teen anxieties, fairies, and creativity
"...With The Radiant Road, Katherine Catmull elegantly summons that same fairy-tale timelessness, that gentle..."

Jan. 22, 2016 Arts Review by Rosalind Faires

Never Leave Nevada
"...Directed by: Steve Swartz. Starring: Steve Swartz, Rodney Rincon, Katherine Catmull, Janelle Buchanan, Barbara Chisholm, Lorne Loganbill and De..."

June 14, 1991 Movie Review by Marie Mahoney

Summer and Bard
Two women; two books; two more reasons for joy
"...that the first novel by local writer and actress Katherine Catmull is the lyrical, otherworldly adventure called Summer and..."

Oct. 8, 2012 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Sister of Shattering Glass
A new supernatural thriller spills out, live, through your phone
"...Austin’s Physical Plant Theater, written by the acclaimed novelist Katherine Catmull and enhanced with images by Annie Gunn and..."

Feb. 8, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

He Happy Is
For Mark Pickell, Capital T Theatre is a source of joy
"...director I have ever worked with, actually," says actor Katherine Catmull, which is saying something, considering that the directors..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Iron Man
Longtime local stage phenom Ken Webster has a record to rival that of a Baseball Hall of Famer
"...your mom for one,'" according to actress and writer Katherine Catmull, Webster's partner in theatre and in life for..."

April 13, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

To Build a Home
Four Austin writers discuss how they create their fantastic worlds
"...Stina Leicht, Marshall Ryan Maresca, Donna Dechen Birdwell, and Katherine Catmull all make Austin their home base, but each..."

June 17, 2016 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

"We'll Always Have 807 Congress"
The Raging of the Elements, or Indoor Theatre in Austin -- Al Fresco
"...Katherine Catmull's beautiful desperation as the title character in The..."

June 25, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Hyde Park Theatre's A Doll's House, Part 2
Like its source material, this sequel from another mother entertains and inspires on its own terms
"...portrayal carefully captures the same qualities and characteristics that Katherine Catmull displays as Emmy's estranged mother...."

March 8, 2019 Arts Review by Bob Abelman

Hyde Park Theatre's The Quarry
Greg Pierce's play is rough and has sharp edges, but in the end there is heart that is worth discovering
"...attention from American playwrights. Perhaps that's because, like Jean (Katherine Catmull), the center of The Quarry, it's a place..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Post-Neanderthal Diet
The Post-Neanderthal Diet is a slight but enjoyable satire of quick-fix culture by Hans Frank (of Lonely Highway), in which guru Nubby Farnsworth Jr., a chain-smoking huckster who seems to have taken a swim in an oil leak, promises to improve your life with bizarre insights and a gag-inducing fruit-and-raw-meat smoothie.
"...this satire of quick-fix culture (with additional material by Katherine Catmull and Ken Webster), and he stars as guru..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Arts Review by Sarah Hepola

Raised by Lesbians
In the Subterranean Theatre Company production of Raised by Lesbians, writer Leah Ryan and director Ken Webster transport the audience to the heart of The Who's "Teenage Wasteland," dealing with adolescence, lesbians, and men and women's notions of each other without laughing at teens or distorting them with nostalgia.
"...is his mother. Alice, played by Chronicle book reviewer Katherine Catmull, loves talking theories about cats and dogs. She..."

April 13, 2001 Arts Review by Rob Curran

The Emperor Jones
"..."It is stronger and stranger and more interesting," says Katherine Catmull, who has played opposite Jones twice this year...."

April 30, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

How Austin's Theatrical Couples Keep Romance Alive Love's Labors Won
"...(Trio) and actor Meredith Roberston (Trio): 10 years; actor Katherine Catmull (The Homecoming) and actor/director Ken Webster (The Homecoming):..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Who Dares Try to Out-Author the Authors, Onstage and Off the Cuff?
Institution Theater improvisers wreak creativity on published works
"...just this past Friday – the featured author was Katherine Catmull, whose novel Summer and Bird is a sort..."

June 11, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Happy Days
With standout work by Katherine Catmull, Beckett's 'happy' play gets a revival to be grateful for
"...more grateful, however, for his enlisting the services of Katherine Catmull to portray Winnie. She's an actress of intelligence..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Something Someone Someplace Else
Like so many characters in American drama, the folks in Ann Marie Healey's Something Someone Someplace Else are trying to measure the distance between the life they have and the life they want, and Hyde Park Theatre's world premiere production is so rich in humor and warmth that we feel no distance between them and us.
"...You can see it here after Katherine Catmull's Ronny mentions her diary to David Jones' laconic..."

April 18, 2003 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Nonunion Actors: Raising It a Notch
"...Katherine Catmull speaks blissfully of acting a string of "three..."

June 9, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Positively Operatic
The Year in Austin Culture
"...saw this year, left an indelible mark on me. Katherine Catmull, pawing at her face in that bloody big..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Articulations
Neighborhood Watch
"...Edgy Little Play" File, comes this amusing anecdote from Katherine Catmull and Ken Webster. It took place as the..."

March 6, 1998 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Most Valuable Players
A Guide to Austin Stage Actors
"...Katherine Catmull..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Feature

Capital T Theatre's Small Mouth Sounds
This hilarious and moving production reveals near deafening truths with barely a sound
"...McBride, Jason Phelps, Delante G. Keys, Theresa Baldwin, and Katherine Catmull (under the purposeful eye of veteran director Mark..."

May 25, 2018 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
"...Lead Actress Katherine Catmull, John Barbara Chisholm, The Totalitarians Sarah Marie Curry,..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Hyde Park Theatre's John
In playwright Annie Baker's fun twist on haunted house tales, you learn what it is to be watched
"...famous Civil War battlefield at Gettysburg. The owner, Mertis (Katherine Catmull), greets them. She seems off in a creepy-but-amusing..."

March 17, 2017 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Robert Faires' Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2016
Works that struck a nerve with the political state of our city and our nation stood out in this year's outstanding theatre productions
"...T Theatre) The reunion of writer Mickle Maher with Katherine Catmull, Jason Phelps, and Ken Webster made this Twilight..."

Dec. 30, 2016 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
"...modern rom-com celebration of William Blake's writings – with Katherine Catmull, Ken Webster, and Jason Phelps, that he decided..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Song About Himself
Walt Whitman's spirit logs on to social media with imagination in this Mickle Maher drama
"...Carol's aloneness in that expanse is made palpable by Katherine Catmull, clutching a clarinet and bearing the beaten, haunted..."

Nov. 11, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Out of Ink 2016: Carry On
As usual, ScriptWorks' annual showcase of 10-minute plays is a bit rough but shows the promise of creative minds
"...performers into wherever his character exists at that moment.) Katherine Catmull's "Right Into the Night Sky" also manages to..."

May 6, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

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