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Zach Theatre's Heisenberg
In Simon Stephens' play, we observe the unlikely pairing of two people as an experiment in risk and change
"...all American women? This could easily be problematic, but Liz Beckham expertly navigates the character with incredible skill and..."

July 6, 2018 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Theatre en Bloc's Neva
Asking what difference art makes in the face of revolution, Theatre en Bloc delivers an engrossing production
"...At the show's opening, we see Olga Knipper (Liz Beckham) practicing some lines from The Cherry Orchard, one..."

March 3, 2017 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Clybourne Park
This company has vibrant success with Bruce Norris' racial drama that shows how far we haven't come in 60 years
"...neuroses. Ryan Crowder and Stephen Price turn in fully realized performances as well...."

June 3, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Tartuffe
David Long's direction of this Molière comedy infuses what could be a dusty antique with light and life
"...seduction of Elmire all the saucier. Although very attractive, Liz Beckham's Elmire appears old enough to have mothered this..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Arts Review by Stacy Alexander Evans

Arcadia
A magnificent-looking and intelligent staging of Tom Stoppard's masterpiece
"...sex, literature, history, and landscape gardening merge to create tantalizing, ephemeral action. Here, the famously inventive mind behind the..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Arts Review by Jillian Owens

Theatre en Bloc's The Secretary
Kyle John Schmidt's new comedy takes dead aim at our national gun obsession and hits it with laughs
"...Regan Goins, Susan Myburgh, Amber Quick, Elise Ogden, and Liz Beckham), hilarious exchanges, and down-home humor, The Secretary feels..."

March 30, 2018 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

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
"...in Duncan Macmillan's two-hander. With actors Michael Joplin and Liz Beckham literally in our midst (thanks, director Lily Wolff)..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hyde Park Theatre's Lungs
The company has gathered all the right people for this beautiful, painful, timely tale of a man and a woman in a dying world
"...story of a man (Michael Joplin) and a woman (Liz Beckham) hoping to lead good lives as good people..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

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
"...playful theatricality that made motorbikes of audience members and blizzards from shredded bar napkins were as intoxicating as a..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Harvey
Zach Theatre's revival provides plenty of laughs, but is missing the poignant quality that makes the play so enduring
"...way into a friendship with the sanitarium's Nurse Kelly (Liz Beckham) and Dr. Sanderson (Jacob Trussell) while the facility's..."

June 7, 2013 Arts Review by Dan Solomon

Top 10 (+1) Theatrical Joys of 2012
Recalling a year of Shakespeare on bikes, masterful Miller, and a one-woman eco-soap
"...2) LIZ BECKHAM The charming actress stormed Austin stages this year..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Arts Feature by Jillian Owens

Pride and Prejudice
Austin Shakespeare turns Jane Austen's rich novel into a fine evening of smart theatre
"...The gradual transformation and schooling of the story's leads, Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, ought to deserve every precious..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Critics Speak … and Speak … and Speak
Clybourne Park, Manchurian Candidate big winners
"...such as an operatic toast to Austin artists by Liz Cass (an award-winner for her performance in the chamber..."

June 6, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Critics Table Tops at 25
The nominees for the 2016-17 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Claire Canavan (theatre); the Chronicle's Sam Anderson-Ramos (visual arts), Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Jonelle Seitz (dance), and Robert Faires (arts);..."

May 22, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

2012 Austin Critics Table Awards
Giving a lot of sweet bouquets (and taking their sweet time doing it)
"...and Jeanne Claire van Ryzin (arts), and the Chronicle's Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Jonelle Seitz (dance), Jillian Owens (theatre), and..."

June 8, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
"...Drowning Girls Zell Miller, III, Ballot Eats the Bullet Elizabeth V. Newman, Any Night Charles P. Stites, The Island..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Words and Music
This year's Austin Chamber Music Festival and Austin Classical Guitar summer series really get lit
"...by film adaptations of books we love. The cinematic realization, no matter how brilliant, pales in comparison to our..."

July 8, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Chamber Music Festival 2016 Schedule
"...16, 7:30pm A cast led by André Martin and Liz Beckham perform scenes from Shakespeare's Henry VIII in period..."

July 8, 2016 Arts Feature

Pleasure of the Paynes 2015
Big wins for Am I White?, Heathers at the 2015 theatre awards
"...Featured Actress Liz Beckham, Picasso at the Lapin Agile..."

Oct. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Art Par Excellence
The nominees for the 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...and Jeanne Claire van Ryzin (arts), and the Chronicle's Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Caitlin Greenwood (visual arts), Seth Orion Schwaiger..."

May 20, 2015 Arts Post

2012 Austin Critics Table Awards
For the 20th time, a big hand for the nominees if you please
"...and Jeanne Claire van Ryzin (arts) and the Chronicle's Elizabeth Cobbe (theatre), Jillian Owens (theatre), Jonelle Seitz (dance), and..."

May 25, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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