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Georgetown Palace Theatre's Evita
In this engaging production, the saga of Eva Perón is told with immediacy and power
"...firsthand, the action of the story. At the Georgetown Palace Theatre's engaging new production, Guevara, played commandingly by Steve..."

June 28, 2019 Arts Review by Laura Jones

Day Trips: The Majestic Theatre
Take the majestic tour
"...Majestic Theatre Happy Hour Tours in San Antonio take a deep..."

Aug. 2, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Life at the Cha-Cha Palace
Stephen MacMillan Moser takes a trip down the yellow brick-laid, disco ball-lit memory lane in the world of Austin's Seventies Disco scene.
" the nightclub tradition at the time, new cha-cha palaces, with bigger and better dance floors and bigger and..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Bright Lights, Little City
It's maybe silly to fix a personality on a place, but something happens when you hook a left onto Austin Ave. and drive into Georgetown's historic district. Everything slows down, just a little bit, and then there's that marquee, neon and spangly, lighting up downtown. Welcome to the Palace.
"...... which shouldn't matter, but does nonetheless. Inside the theatre, two young girls have claimed front row center, in..."

Dec. 6, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

America's Sweetheart
Georgetown's Palace Theatre celebrates a weekend of Mary Pickford films.
"...When Georgetown's Palace Theatre first opened its doors in February 1926, the..."

June 6, 2003 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'
The Georgetown Palace Theatre tours its hit musical to the State Theatre
"...Okay, Austin, since you've yet to visit the Georgetown Palace Theatre, the Georgetown Palace Theatre is coming to you...."

Aug. 19, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
The Georgetown Palace's Dirty Rotten is anything but
"...State Theatre, 719 Congress, 472-5470..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Twice That Jazz
Double the mayhem, double the heat when Austin Playhouse and Georgetown Palace both stage Chicago
"...with the recent release of performance rights to regional theatres, the rush is on to stage it locally. Exhibit..."

May 29, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Of Thee I Sing (and Dance)
The musical is America's gift to theatre, and here's the local state of the union
" which our nation was founded? After all, musical theatre, like jazz, is one of America's contributions to world..."

July 20, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Critics Name Cream of the Cultural Crop
The nominees for the 2017-18 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...was outstanding in dance, classical music, visual art, and theatre in that span and announced the nominees for the..."

May 14, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

A Christmas Carol: The Musical
Though touching, this homespun production was inconsistent
"...A Christmas Carol: The MusicalGeorgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, 512/869-7469, Through..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Arts Review by Jillian Owens

Annie Get Your Gun
At the Palace, Irving Berlin's ode to showmanship is a tribute to community theatre at its best
"...Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, 512/869-7469 Through..."

July 20, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Few Good Men
The Georgetown Palace production isn't always effective, but it gets at the continued relevance of Aaron Sorkin's script
"...A Few Good MenGeorgetown Palace Theater, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, 512/869-7469 Through..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Arts Review by Dan Solomon

Free Night of Theater: The List
These Central Texas theatre companies are offering free tickets as part of the national Free Night of Theater campaign
"...Baker Theatre: The Mousetrap, by Agatha Christie; Baker Theater, 216 S...."

Oct. 7, 2005 Arts Feature

Five Faces of Frankenstein
This Halloween, Austin serves up five freaky takes on Mary Shelley's mad doctor and his monster
"...Trouble Puppet Theatre Artistic Director Connor Hopkins thought Frankenstein would make a..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Notable Theatrics of 2011
Recalling how scoundrels, amphibians, and grace brightened Austin stages in 2011
"...2) 'THE BOOK OF GRACE' (Zach Theatre) Pulitzer-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' searing glimpse of a family's..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

Peking Opera Blues
Deception and betrayal in culture and politics take center stage in this splendid narrative that shifts between farce and violence, suspense and emotionality.
"...a stash of stolen jewels; and the daughter of theatre owner (Yeh), who longs to be an actress in..."

April 23, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

In Memoriam: Ken Johnson
Remembering the versatile theatre artist, who died March 2
"...One of Austin's most versatile theatre artists and a key player in elevating both the..."

March 8, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Being There
" again?” asked my mother over the phone. The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, I’d thought, where last November..."

Nov. 19, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Shrek the Third
The big, green cash machine has finally run dry, perhaps not of box-office power but most assuredly of the caustic wit that made the first two films so winning.
"...jilted by Fiona and now reduced to doing dinner theatre, stages a palace coup with the assistance of fairy..."

May 18, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Am
Tom Shadyac, the director of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective has found spirituality and now wants to fix the world's problems.
" literalize every concept in a kind of short-attention-span theatre. The M.O.: Pluck a contextless quote about, say, materialism,..."

April 22, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Instant Classic
Paramount Theatre's Summer 2000 Series
"...The Riviera Theatre was a palace of dreams -- a one-screen, velvet-curtained,..."

May 19, 2000 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

It Happened One Night

Jan. 13, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Monty Python's Spamalot
The cast has talent, but the Georgetown Palace version of this Python musical suffers from a lack of smooth execution
"...while also poking fun at the tropes of musical theatre. Though some may see it as a cheap laugh,..."

May 15, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

Day Trips
With the addition of Monica's 701 Georgetown's culinary reputation keeps improving
"...just visiting town to see a play at the Palace Theatre (512/869-7469, or have a romantic overnight staying..."

April 30, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Glow Sticks: A Menace to Society!
The drug cops win one, lose one in the appellate courts.
"...federal drug agents of a rave at the State Palace Theatre in New Orleans. The venue owners and event..."

July 11, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Nominees for the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards Announced
The Critics Table's picture-perfect year
"...was outstanding in dance, classical music, visual art, and theatre in that span and announced the nominees for the..."

May 13, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Wheels of a Dream
With the long-awaited Topfer Theatre, Zach races full-throttle into the future
"...a car on the Karen Kuykendall Stage inside Zach Theatre's new Topfer Theatre: a full-size automobile (albeit one built..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Free Night of Theater 2006: The list
Take your pick of 21 performances being offered at no charge with Free Night of Theater 2006
"...Oct. 19Austin Improv Collective: Thursday Night Awesome; The Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Arts Feature

2009 B. Iden Payne Awards
The crowd came to honor local theatre but left impressed by Austin's strong comedy scene
"...Oct. 18, was, as usual, spent recognizing work in theatre, but the night's big takeaway was the power of..."

Oct. 23, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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