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Uncommon Generosity
Following restaurateur Michael Vilim's time and money
"...won't sink his business. The Wine & Food Foundation's Rebecca Robinson gives a perfect example: "I'm on a theatre..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?
In The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?, Edward Albee has created an intellectual car wreck, and Different Stages has executed it so skillfully, you can't tear your eyes away
"...rapid-fire comedic timing. His best move was to cast Rebecca Robinson as Stevie and Tom Chamberlain as Martin. This..."

Feb. 2, 2007 Arts Review by Hannah Kenah

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
The origins of the iconic Amazon princess
"...Directed by: Angela Robinson. Starring: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton,..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Food-o-File
Ah, to live the life of the Chronicle Food editor; plus, Gingerbread pancakes, Girl Scouts, and the Gilstraps of Wimberley
"...year. For more details and application information, contact director Rebecca Robinson at 327-7555 or robinson@winefoodfoundation.org...."

Jan. 16, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Summer and Smoke
In the Different Stages revival of Summer and Smoke, the way that actors Rebecca Robinson and Joel Citty embody the conflicted and conflicting natures of their characters, two people whose differences keep them apart even when they are drawn to each other, provides the tension that gives this production its life.
"...Just looking at Rebecca Robinson's Alma Winemiller and Joel Citty's John Buchanan in..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Raised by Lesbians
In the Subterranean Theatre Company production of Raised by Lesbians, writer Leah Ryan and director Ken Webster transport the audience to the heart of The Who's "Teenage Wasteland," dealing with adolescence, lesbians, and men and women's notions of each other without laughing at teens or distorting them with nostalgia.
"...styles of delivery. Also waiting in Jersey is Jennifer (Rebecca Robinson), Joe's new stepmom. Robinson presents Jennifer through an..."

April 13, 2001 Arts Review by Rob Curran

Detroit
Capital T's Detroit is a destination worth a visit, but you wouldn't want to live there
"...and settled in their home, but Jason Phelps and Rebecca Robinson let us see the fault lines in their..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Arts Review by Robert Faires

'Detroit'
Lisa D'Amour's acclaimed play finally lands in Austin, courtesy of Capital T
"...and their recovering addict neighbors with Jason Phelps and Rebecca Robinson as the former and Joey Hood and Rebecca..."

Aug. 22, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blue Surge
Director Ken Webster has made a career out of discovering quirky, funny scripts by young playwrights that entertain as they offer insight into our culture, and that describes Rebecca Gilman's Blue Surge perfectly
"...There's a moment toward the beginning of this Rebecca Gilman play in which a young vice detective named..."

April 2, 2004 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Capital T Theatre's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
This production of Edward Albee's play shows that hubris and catastrophe are as much a part of America now as in ancient Greece
"...father. But no one's rage here matches that of Rebecca Robinson's Stevie. As the truth of her husband's actions..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Crimes of the Heart
Onstage Theatre Company's production of Crimes of the Heart focuses on the relationships among Beth Henley's small-town Southerners and describes them simply, truly, and beautifully
"...shyly darts his eyes at and then away from Rebecca Robinson's Babe as they discuss a defense strategy for..."

June 4, 2004 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Marion Bridge
In Marion Bridge, playwright Daniel MacIvor reveals how the death of a parent causes a major shift in the lives of three sisters, and the actresses who play them in Hyde Park Theatre's production fit so naturally in these characters' skins that they project a sense of belonging together and to the lives they describe.
"...that falls somewhere between a wounded heart and heartburn. Rebecca Robinson's Agnes brandishes the arched eyebrow and insufferable smile..."

May 31, 2002 Arts Review by Robert Faires

2007 B. Iden Payne Awards: Prize night
Running down the winners at this year's awards from the Austin Circle of Theaters
"...honored for the lead performances of Tom Chamberlain and Rebecca Robinson...."

Nov. 2, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Capital T Theatre's Small Mouth Sounds
This hilarious and moving production reveals near deafening truths with barely a sound
"...Capital T Theatre's latest offering, genius actors Zac Thomas, Rebecca Robinson, Ellie McBride, Jason Phelps, Delante G. Keys, Theresa..."

May 25, 2018 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Hyde Park Theatre's The Wolves
This fun, honest, real production of Sarah DeLappe’s play zeroes in on the best part of playing a sport: being on a team
"...Sievers, Shonagh Smith, Kenzie Stewart, and Austin theatre veteran Rebecca Robinson) turn in some honest, powerful, and memorable performances...."

Oct. 6, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Hand to God at Hyde Park Theatre
Capital T Theatre delivers a fast-paced, funny take on this tale of a demonic hand puppet in a church basement
"...Margery (Rebecca Robinson) sponsors a puppet club at the church. Her..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Trevor
An aging chimp in show business provides the focus for this engrossing vehicle for Capital T Theatre
"...human emotions all around him. His human handler Sandra (Rebecca Robinson) is under fire in her community for not..."

May 27, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Realistic Joneses at Hyde Park Theatre
With Will Eno's comic drama, HPT brings a funny kind of fear to the 'burbs
"...of Webster's easily irritated Bob; the pleading look of Rebecca Robinson's increasingly exasperated Jennifer; the darting gaze of Jess..."

March 18, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

A Bright New Boise
Hyde Park Theatre's latest takes a compelling look at religious extremism through a glass, darkly
"...stepped on lately, perfectly embodies the adolescently distraught son. Rebecca Robinson is always a delight, but here, as the..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Gidion's Knot
Top-notch acting powers this claustrophobic confrontation between a dead boy's grieving mother and his teacher
"...a "pit of the unenlightened." Both Emily Erington and Rebecca Robinson turn out top-notch performances here as the mother..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Arts Feature by Stacy Alexander Evans

'The Twelfth Labor'
This family drama could be truly powerful, but it's too long and weighed down by too many ideas
"...she has vivid and prophetic dreams. Her mother Esther (Rebecca Robinson) – a hard-as-nails matriarch – remarks that Cleo's..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Marion Bridge
A rare play that manages to offer both comfort and truth
"...The three women are a curious, troubled bunch. Agnes (Rebecca Robinson), whose hand is rarely without a drink, fled..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

A Lie of the Mind
A long yet insightful look into families where love and kindness are rare
"...Shepard plays) has snapped and beaten his wife, Beth (Rebecca Robinson), so severely that he's not sure whether she's..."

May 27, 2011 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Hunter Gatherers
Modern couples revert to savagery in a savagely funny diorama come to life
"...school's senior prom, are meeting for their now-annual dinner. Rebecca Robinson plays Pam, the timid and sensitive soul, married..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Outstanding!
Nominations for the 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Zilker Theatre Prod.David Mark Cohen New Play AwardThe Assumption, Rebecca Beegle, Ron Berry, Sonnet Blanton, Jeffery Mills, Chase Staggs,..."

May 18, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Psycho Beach Party
The humor in Psycho Beach Party might seem as mindless as the targets, but with Naughty Austin's production the fun of guys in wigs, dancing hunks, and screaming chicks yanks you in
"...wigs, dancing hunks, and screaming chicks yanks you in. Rebecca Robinson's choreography of the tandem surfing bits and the..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Arts Review by Patti Hadad

After a Fashion
Stephen remembers when his life was simply an orgy of sex and drugs and rock & roll... No, silly, not last week...
"...version of South Park on steroids." The productions stars Rebecca Robinson; you may know her as executive director of..."

June 9, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Payne Pleasures 2004
Latest ACoT theatre-award nominations favor two Austin musicals
"...Rebecca Robinson, Crimes of the Heart..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sitting Room Only
From its annual competition, Austin Script Works has picked eight new 10-minute plays for presentation in the annual Out of Ink Festival, and this year's crop is outstanding throughout, serving up some fairly serious situations and complex characters treated with sensitivity and not a little humor.
"...in good turns, extra kudos go to Ken Bradley, Rebecca Robinson, Bethlyn Gerard, and Derek Mudd for their well-wrought..."

June 27, 2003 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

The Post-Neanderthal Diet
The Post-Neanderthal Diet is a slight but enjoyable satire of quick-fix culture by Hans Frank (of Lonely Highway), in which guru Nubby Farnsworth Jr., a chain-smoking huckster who seems to have taken a swim in an oil leak, promises to improve your life with bizarre insights and a gag-inducing fruit-and-raw-meat smoothie.
"...actors give testimonials: David Jones, Joey Hood, Catmull, and Rebecca Robinson -- and Corey Gagne bursts on the scene..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Arts Review by Sarah Hepola

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