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Overlapping Fireworks
It’s been six long years since Frontera artists Vicky Boone, Margery Segal, and Annie Suite have all worked with each other on a play, but the threesome still send off fireworks together, as C. Denby Swanson
"...Vicky Boone. Margery Segal. Annie Suite. These three theatre artists know each other so well that their overlapping..."

April 7, 2000 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

Hamlet
The melancholy Dane gets fierce in this most professional staging by Mary Moody Northen Theatre
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress Through Nov. 23..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

Sondheim: Side by Side – by Side
Austin gets a triple scoop from the musical master: 'Company,' 'Merrily We Roll Along,' and 'Assassins'
"...in the Stephen Sondheim musical Company. This month, Austin theatregoers are being treated to a smorgasbord of Sondheim: three..."

April 4, 2014 Arts Feature by Russell M. Dembin

The Importance of Being Earnest
At Mary Moody Northen Theatre, Oscar Wilde's comedy is not only wonderfully expressed but played with remarkable accuracy
"...The Importance of Being EarnestMary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress, 448-8484 www.stedwards.edu/theatre Through..."

April 19, 2013 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Summer Stock Austin: I'm Your Puppet
Trouble Puppet Theatre Company teams up with Summer Stock Austin to take Jack up the beanstalk in a whole new way
"...director, Michael McKelvey. "The university used to do summer theatre, and then finances being what they were, they took..."

July 18, 2008 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Top 10 Performances of 2004 That I Ruminate Over After the Dust Has Settled
Heather Barfield lists her favorite stage performances of 2004
"...of shuffling through all the wonderful talent in Austin theatre and curmudgeonly nitpicking technique and degrees of thespian perfection,..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Heather Barfield Cole

Tartuffe
David Long's direction of this Molière comedy infuses what could be a dusty antique with light and life
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress, 512/448-8484 www.stedwards.edu/theatre Through..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Arts Review by Stacy Alexander Evans

Museum
Tina Howe's satirical study of the people viewing a contemporary art exhibit becomes a fast, over-the-top romp at St. Ed's
"...MuseumMary Moody Northen Theatre at St. Edward's University, 3001 S. Congress,..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Measure for Measure
Mary Moody Northen Theatre delivers a colorful version of Shakespeare's grayscale comedy that's worth seeing
"...Measure for MeasureMary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress, 448-8484 www.stedwards.edu/theatre Through..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Arts Review by Jillian Owens

Under Construction
A lively collage of all-American memories at once thoughtful, funny, and poignant
"...Under ConstructionMary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress, 448-8484 www.stedwards.edu/theatre Through..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Arts Review by Jillian Owens

On the Verge
Tapping the play's frivolity and optimism, St. Ed's students create a charming show
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress, 448-8484..."

March 11, 2011 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

'bobrauschenbergamerica'
Like the artist it salutes, this theatre piece is a wild mash-up of iconic Americana
"...70 minutes long and has about 43 scenes." That's Mary Moody Northen Theatre Artistic Director David Long, who is..."

Sept. 18, 2009 Arts Feature by Hannah Kenah

Rising Stock
With Summerstock Austin, a gang of young performers serious about theatre get a chance to develop their craft in the old-school environment of a stock company
"...that gives young performers with serious aspirations for a theatre career a chance to develop their craft in the..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ladee Leroy
You and I may not share those things we keep deep inside, but Ladee Leroy will make you awfully glad that Lee Eddy does
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre, through June 13..."

June 11, 2004 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Ah, Wilderness!
Ah, Wilderness!, Eugene O'Neill's only comedy, is given a lavish treatment at the Mary Moody Northen Theatre, resulting in a dream production full of bright, endearing charm
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre at St. Edward's University, through April..."

April 20, 2007 Arts Review by Iris Brooks

Keeping Cesar Alive
Actor Ed Begley Jr. explains how he was inspired to write a musical honoring his friend Cesar Chavez
"..."We'll put up some money, too." I rented a theatre. I thought I had figured out what it would..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Amadeus
For all its luscious designs and fine actors who work exceptionally hard, Mary Moody Northen Theatre's production of Amadeus winds up more dull than daring
"...AmadeusMary Moody Northen Theatre at St. Edward's University Running Time:..."

March 5, 2004 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Kentucky by Way of Austin
A decade after The Kentucky Cycle's premiere, the hometown of playwright Robert Schenkkan has the opportunity to experience the work's power in with a homegrown production at the Mary Moody Northen Theatre.
"...In six hours of theatre, you traverse two centuries of American history, from the..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Lie of the Mind
While maybe not Sam Shepard's best, the play has worthwhile material to chew on
"...A Lie of the MindMary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress, 448-8484 Through Nov...."

Nov. 18, 2011 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler
Changing her story isn't easy for Ibsen's heroine, but it is funny
"...The Further Adventures of Hedda GablerMary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress, 448-8484 Through Oct...."

Oct. 7, 2011 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

A Year's Cheers
The nominees for the 2010 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...achievements in dance, classical music, the visual arts, and theatre. The nominations for the 2010 Austin Critics Table Awards,..."

May 14, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Peer Gynt
An unrelentingly fast tempo flattens out the St. Ed's staging of Ibsen's epic
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress, 448-8484, www.stedwards.edu..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Cyrano de Bergerac
This worthy production of Rostand's play reveals the rock star in its romantic hero
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre, through Feb. 22..."

Feb. 20, 2009 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

On the Town
High spirits, drive, and lively interplay make this musical comedy a peppy peach of a show, a real swell treat
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre, through April 20..."

April 18, 2008 Arts Review by Robert Faires

The House
The House, director J. Ed Araiza's third collaboration with the student artists at St. Edward's University, is unapologetically about them, which makes for the show's strengths and its weaknesses
"...The HouseMary Moody Northen Theatre at St. Edward's University, through April..."

April 23, 2004 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

The Kentucky Cycle
The Mary Moody Northen Theatre's decision to stage Robert Schenkkan's monumental The Kentucky Cycle is laudable, and the St. Edward's University student actors and their Equity counterparts put their all into every moment of effort, but the production's nuggets of brilliance are lost in technical inadequacies, inconsistent acting, and awkward staging.
"...The Kentucky Cycle: Lost in the Great IdeaMary Moody Northen Theatre, through March 9..."

Feb. 28, 2003 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Tracers
Director and sound designer Stephen Balgooyen and his youthful cast bring us the horrors of war live and in living drab green in Tracers, but shouted lines and an overwhelming sound design render much of their work on this difficult material unintelligible.
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre,..."

July 12, 2002 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Lend Me a Tenor
Need a laugh? St. Edward's University has the cure with Lend Me a Tenor, which features a tremendous amount of acting talent, most of it student, working their butts off to entertain you.
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre,..."

July 6, 2001 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Barefoot in the Park: In the Pleasure of Their Company
The Mary Moody Northen Theatre revival of Barefoot in the Park, Neil Simon's early comedy about newlyweds in a nosebleed-high love nest, can't disguise the shortcomings of Simon's script, but with the vitality that Director Melba Martinez and an expressive, animated cast bring to the production it's always pleasant just being in the characters' company.
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre,..."

July 7, 2000 Arts Review by Robert Faires

The Crucible
St. Ed's stages a chilling version of Arthur Miller's indictment of McCarthyism
"...The CrucibleMary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress, 448-8484 Through Feb...."

Feb. 24, 2012 Arts Review by Jillian Owens

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