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Live Nude Art Models from Paper Chairs
An interactive show about live models and the artists who paint them
"...nude or otherwise, in this Art/Model Show: Subject from Paper Chairs that’ll be presented in Art.Science.Gallery. at Canopy this..."

Feb. 25, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Paper Chairs' The Audience
Elizabeth Doss' adaptation of García Lorca's unfinished play is less a drama than a dream, unbound by logic, reason, or convention
"...adaptation of El Público for the Austin theatre company Paper Chairs, won't end well for the nameless theatre director..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Paper Chairs' The Repentance of Saint Joan
Patrick Shaw’s new play is less a tale of Joan of Arc’s life than a divine meditation on love lost
"...an exploration of loss. In this world premiere from Paper Chairs, playwright Patrick Shaw finds himself smoldering in throes..."

April 6, 2018 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Paper ChairsCatalina de Erauso
Elizabeth Doss’ latest plays with history in a way that serves its feminist hero, and it’s also a comedy that knows its stuff
"...In Elizabeth Doss' new script about Catalina for Paper Chairs, the details are jumbled and fuzzy. Catalina (Alexis..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Paper Chairs' Poor Herman
Elizabeth Doss' new play shows the literary lion Melville to be just like one of us
"...Poor Herman, the latest from the theatrical adventurers in Paper Chairs, you may find yourself feeling a tad more..."

May 20, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

ECSD Plays Musical Chairs, but the Music Never Stops
Environmental Shuffle
"...execution date and the city has generated very little paper on the subject. But some city workers are already..."

Dec. 15, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

'Murder Ballad Murder Mystery'
Paper Chairs resurrects its hit musical as portable, hit-and-run bar entertainment
"...it won't be the full-length, site-specific spectacle seen before. Paper Chairs, the company that grew out of that staging,..."

Nov. 15, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Art Show/Model Show'
Paper Chairs stages a life drawing session in which those who pose speak out about what they do
"...And thanks to the theatre artists of the company Paper Chairs – several of whom also work as artists'..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Knot a Secret
After 17 years, playwright Hank Schwemmer is finally getting seen
"...But Woodwork: A Hank Schwemmer Collection, which the company Paper Chairs has put together and is currently running at..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Critics Name Cream of the Cultural Crop
The nominees for the 2017-18 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Earning the most nominations this year were Paper Chairs' original production Catalina de Erauso, and Dance Repertory..."

May 14, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Five Arty Things to Do This Weekend
You know, after you’ve told the usual fascists to go f*ck themselves
"...1) PAPER CHAIRS: SEASON OPENING PARTY Because indie theatre sometimes hits..."

Aug. 17, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hillcountry Underbelly
You can feel Elizabeth Doss' new play rising from deep in her past and this land
"...www.paperchairs.com..."

Aug. 19, 2011 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Top 10 Gifts From 2010 (In Random Order)
Savoring 2010's immaculate acting, arresting beauty, and over-the-top comedy
"...3) 'MACHINAL' (PAPER CHAIRS) A company with a knack for using space..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Arts Feature by Avimaan Syam

Top 10 Instances in 2010 in Which I Hit My Word Count
Toasting 2010's most memorable performances, set designs, and directors
"...4) GABRIEL LUNA AS THE LOVER IN 'MACHINAL' (PAPER CHAIRS)..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

Baal
Assessing Paper Chairs' excavation of young Brecht is, put simply, difficult
"...was bad" about a show. But some shows, like Paper Chairs' production of Bertolt Brecht's Baal, won't let one..."

Nov. 26, 2010 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Top of the Line
The nominees for the 2011 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Machinal, Paper Chairs..."

May 27, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Robert Faires' Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2017
From monsters to mountains, wolves to wild horses, the year came alive with figures boldly created onstage
"...8) CATALINA DE ERAUSO (Paper Chairs) Oh, Dustin Wills, how we've missed your bracingly..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Suicide
The title may sound heavy, but this is a black comedy, given an artful and playful new staging by Paper Chairs
"...The SuicideThe Off Center, 2211 Hidalgo, 512/686-6621 www.paperchairs.com Through May 31 Running Time: 2 hr., 35 min...."

May 23, 2014 Arts Review by Stacy Alexander Smith

EAST-tastic
Six stops to make the 2012 East Austin Studio Tour extra special
"...Several of the theatre artists in the company Paper Chairs (Boom for Real, Hillcountry Underbelly, Machinal) work as..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

All Over Creation: My Kind of Town
A trip to see theatre in Chicago brings one writer closer to home
"...and trap doors, called to mind the sets for Paper Chairs' Machinal and Baal, and some of director Amanda..."

June 22, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Top 10 Notable Theatrics of 2011
Recalling how scoundrels, amphibians, and grace brightened Austin stages in 2011
"...7) 'HILLCOUNTRY UNDERBELLY' (Paper Chairs) Lisa Larrata's whimsical outdoor set melded creative vision..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

'Hedda Gabler'/'Heddatron'
Two new productions put Ibsen's pistol-packin' heroine in a new light
"...his adaptation of Ibsen's script to Dustin Wills, the Paper Chairs artistic director who's staging Heddatron for SVT, and..."

Feb. 18, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

TOP 10 Theatrical Wonders of 2010
A theatre year with a tipsy crew, a zoo, a shrew, and lots of cross-dressing
"...6) 'MACHINAL'/'BAAL' (PAPER CHAIRS) This pair of post-World War I tragedies from..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hot Summer, High Stakes
A pot dealer comes of age in Dance With the One
"...7pm, at the Dobie Theatre. Proceeds benefit Gabriel Luna's Paper Chairs theatre company...."

July 23, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Machinal
Paper Chairs' debut looks great but doesn't keep this drama revved at full speed
"...Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd., www.paperchairs.com..."

June 4, 2010 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Fightin' Words
Rich Oppel and Mike Levy Spar on Paper:
"...that the new regime at the American-Statesman shine the paper's light on what's really going on in a city..."

Jan. 17, 1997 News Feature

The Senate Committee Shuffle
Austin's four Senators get their appointments for 2013
"...Now Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has allocated the Committee chairs, and the question is whether the term delegation means..."

Jan. 21, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

In Memoriam: Jason Tremblay
Playwright to be remembered at the Paramount on Sunday
"...Arrows (Debutantes & Vagabonds in Austin), Boom for Real (Paper Chairs in Austin), and The Sound Ascending (Cohen New..."

April 28, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Secret History of the Off Center
Looking back at the former home of the Rude Mechs and why it mattered
"...Festival, Theatre en Bloc, Capital T Theatre, Teatro Vivo, paper chairs, Bedlam Faction, Breaking String Theatre ... so many..."

June 30, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Mast
Elizabeth Doss' new play is about lost souls not sure when to give up and go home
"...not so literal. Elizabeth Doss' new play Mast from Paper Chairs is a story about lost souls not sure..."

July 31, 2015 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

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