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Kirk Lynn
For he's a jolly good fellow
"...Kirk Lynn, one of the founding co-producing artistic directors of..."

Dec. 9, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Gift Guide 2015: Fiction by Austin Authors
From Hill Country mysteries to Lone Star steampunk, fantasy femmes with swords to alienated runaways with lycanthropic tendencies, there's an Austin novel for everyone on your gift list

Dec. 11, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Bizarre Talents
The strange road to success of former Austin bookseller Lynn Bender.
"...When Lynn Bender uses the word "atypical" to describe how he..."

March 10, 2000 Books Feature by Clay Smith

For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
Kirk Lynn earns a $50K fellowship from United States Artists
"...Playwright Kirk Lynn has just been named a 2011 USA Fellow..."

Dec. 5, 2011 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Land of 1,000 Dramas
Venues
"...year. Past Premieres: Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities (Kirk Smith), Goin' to Georgia (Joy Cunningham), Norm L. (Aaron..."

March 12, 1999 Arts Feature

Point of Sale
"...Kirk Lynn and Kerrie Loyd sell books for a living,..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Young Guns and Typewriters
"...Kirk Lynn photograph by Brett Brookshire Austin bursts at the..."

Sept. 18, 1998 Arts Feature

Down at the Jinn Mill
Austin's dirigo group prepare to premiere the best new play one could wish for
"...Kirk Lynn walks into a bar...."

Feb. 18, 2005 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Who Is Stella Burden, and Why Are They Saying Those Terrible Things About Her?
When the Rude Mechs do a show about acting, they find madness in the Method
"...So when Kirk Lynn, the Rudes' resident playwright and token male among..."

March 28, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hang the DJ
The new political theatre invites you into its messy, sexy conversation
"...don't want to hear that conversation." – Austin playwright Kirk Lynn..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Ripping the Shrew
The Rude Mechanicals Tear Into Shakespeare
"...this poem, bring that in. We started gathering texts. Kirk largely found places in Shrew where they fit and..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Arts Feature by Adrienne Martini

Art or Parenting?
Four professional artists discuss how having kids has affected their careers and ways of working
"...Big Medium, artistic dabbler, and married father of three; Kirk Lynn, head of the playwriting/directing program at the University..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

At Long Last Love
Love will get you when you least expect it. So it goes in Charles Mee's Big Love, a vigorous update of the ancient Greek drama The Suppliants, and so it went when the Rude Mechanicals theatre company saw the play. They fell unexpectedly and unabashedly head over heels for it and are staging it now in what they describe as "a huge love affair."
"...analytical/critical judgment centers and shot straight to their hearts. Kirk Lynn remembers "a sort of feeling of disbelief to..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Everything Is Possible ... Again
Seemingly unadaptable, Greil Marcus' 1989 opus Lipstick Traces proved to be the foundation for the Rude Mechanicals' strongest theatre work to date. As they revive their hit adaptation, the Rude Mechs reflect on its creation, its success, working as a collective, and being told by Marcus, "You staged the book I wanted to write."
"...a certain book and begins to read. Two: Playwright Kirk Lynn, working a couple of thousand miles away and..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

Brawl in the Family
It's Round 10 of the Rude Mechanicals' annual fundraiser, and the Black Eye Ball promises to pack enough punch to send a herd of Santa Gertrudis to Slumberland
"...The Rudes' Kirk Lynn puts it much better in the company's promotional..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Crafting the Song
Austin theatre actor Robert Fisher has the heart of a rock & roller, the work ethic of a medieval craftsman, and the style of a Bob Fosse. Either he's in the wrong business or he is, as playwright Kirk Lynn calls him, "a wonder."
"...Playwright Kirk Lynn confirms it: "He got his Fosse reputation from..."

March 16, 2001 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

The Rude Mechs' Fixing Timon of Athens
The theatre collective's latest repair job on a broken Shakespeare play is wildly accessible, welcoming, and enthralling
"...Shakespeare's lesser-loved plays and gives it some much-needed TLC. Kirk Lynn's script, under the skillful direction of Madge Darlington..."

Feb. 12, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Touching Art and Not Dating Drummers
Four working artists share more thoughts on arts and parenting
"...Big Medium, artistic dabbler, and married father of three; Kirk Lynn, head of the playwriting/directing program at the University..."

Oct. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Elizabeth Cobbe

Fusebox Festival Schedule
"...April 25-May 2: Quest for the West. Kirk Lynn and Thomas Graves (Austin). The Off Center, 2211-A..."

April 23, 2010 Arts Feature

Cream of the Crop
Nominations for the 2005-2006 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...T. Lynn Mikeska, Where Are They Now?..."

May 19, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Payback as Comeback
The Rude Mechs boost a resurgence with 'REVENGE!'
"...Sides was puzzling over nuances of choreography while playwright Kirk Lynn was churning out revisions and new scenes...."

April 14, 2006 Arts Feature by Steve Moore

The Jinn
In Kirk Lynn's playful and wistful 'The Jinn,' three couples with magic lamps find out if what they wish for is really what they want
"...you possess a magic lamp, as the women in Kirk Lynn's play The Jinn do. Jennifer, Jen, and Jenny..."

March 11, 2005 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Everyone's a Critic
The theatre community sounds off on critics as artists.
"...Critics' Harshest Critics Kirk Lynn, alias "The Littlest Rude Mechanical," is one of..."

July 28, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

Rules for Werewolves
This tale of runaways prowling suburbia in a pack recalls the eerie unreality of The Twilight Zone
"...note this disclaimer: The debut novel by ATX dramatist Kirk Lynn contains zero Regency romance, few manners, and the..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Stage, Left: Exit Josh Meyer
The co-honcho of Rubber Repertory heads for Hollywood
"...I can't do this! This is, aaaaah, I need Kirk Lynn – call him in as relief! Brenner: Oh,..."

May 14, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Method Gun
With this play about theatre and tigers, the Rude Mechs earn their stripes forever
"...It's a coincidence, I'm pretty sure. I doubt that Kirk Lynn, who wrote the script – or Shawn Sides,..."

May 1, 2009 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Rattling Our Stage
A Survey of Austin's Rebel Theatre Scene
"...scene in 1996 with a production of resident playwright Kirk Lynn's absurdist hit Pale Idiot, made spectacles of themselves..."

April 10, 1998 Arts Feature

13th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
The theme wasn't "stripper girlfriends and homo love," as one judge speculated (there was no theme), but gender, class, and orientation were more deeply considerable issues among this year's finalists than ever before. Here's a look inside the process.
"...stories (out of nearly 400 submissions) she, Linden Dalecki, Kirk Lynn, Will Sheff, and Dao Strom would have to..."

Feb. 18, 2005 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

How Late It Was, How Late
How Late It Was, How Late, adapted from James Kelman's novel, finds the Rude Mechanicals depicting a sightless, Scottish ex-con's odyssey through the humiliating and confusing bureaucracy of Britain's welfare state with intensity, hilarity, and the company's outstandingly creative theatrical vision.
"...Was, How Late, adapted from James Kelman's novel by Kirk Lynn in a production created by the Rude Mechanicals..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

B. Iden Payne Award Nominations, 1999-2000
"...nominations, and for Peyton Hayslip, Lana Lesley, Sarah Richardson, Kirk Smith, Scott Thompson, and Joe York, all of whom..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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