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Exhibitionism
Big River: Pleasantly Adrift
"...Sheffield Hillside Theatre, through August 15 Running time: 2 hrs, 45 min..."

July 30, 1999 Arts Review

Payne Pleasures 2004
Sam Bass Theatre's Forever Plaid took top honors at the 30th anniversary B. Iden Payne Awards
"...On Monday, Sept. 27, the Austin Circle of Theaters handed out its..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Exhibitionism
One Night Only!: in Uncharted Waters with an Über-diva
"...Zachary Scott Theatre Center, July 28..."

July 31, 1998 Arts Review

Payne Pleasures 2004
Latest ACoT theatre-award nominations favor two Austin musicals
"...Unemployed coal miners and family members struggling with sexual abuse may have been unlikely protagonists for..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Property Taxes Too Expensive
"...Dear Editor, In 1986 I moved into my home at 309..."

March 7, 2005 Postmarks

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Our readers talk back.
"...'Rumbo' Part of a TraditionDear Editor,..."

March 11, 2005 Column

West Side Story: Brave, New, Whirled
According to Chronicle writer Wayne Alan Brenner, West Side Story survives just fine in a "post-apocalyptic future," thanks to an amazing production at Zilker Hillside Theatre.
"...West Side Story: Brave, New, Whirled..."

July 21, 2000 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

1999 Critics' Table Nominations
"...The Austin Theatre Critics' Table has released the nominations for..."

May 21, 1999 Arts Feature

Austin Theatre Critics' Table Nominations 1998
"...The Austin Theatre Critics' Table have announced nominations for their..."

May 15, 1998 Arts Feature

Exhibitionism
Chronicle arts reviews
"...NAKED TEXAS ART: SENSUOUS WOMEN AND BITTER EXES..."

Feb. 6, 1998 Arts Review

Getting the Look
Following the Path of Theatrical Designers
"...Every drama takes place somewhere, somewhen. The playwright may not describe a..."

July 12, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Theatre Critics Table 2000-2001 Nominations
The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their ninth annual awards for achievement in the arts.
"...The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for..."

May 18, 2001 Arts Feature

Theatre Critics Table Nominations 1997
"...The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced nominations for their..."

May 9, 1997 Arts Feature

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Holy conceptual contortions, Batman!
In his Austin Shakespeare Festival staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream, director Robert Tolaro creates a fantasy world of superheroes with a strong hint of modern Chicago 'burb, that pulls up a bit short conceptually, but is still a fun, rambunctious evening.
"...A Midsummer Night's Dream: Holy conceptual contortions, Batman!..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Jumping on the Bard-wagon
With the arrival of September, Austin is again awash in Shakespeare. Five productions -- from a minimalist Romeo and Juliet to a deconstructed comedy goofing on all the plays -- are currently playing Central Texas stages.
"..."It's the movie," says Bill Sheffield, board member of the..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Austin Theatre Refuses to Fade in 1995 And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
The past 12 months saw some of Austin's
"...brightest theatrical talents leave us: meticulous director Mark Ramont, who..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Arts Feature

Girl Crazy
Austin Women Taking Center Stage
"...In Austin theatre, women are never far from center stage. The..."

May 12, 1995 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Man of the Theatre
Memories of Capitol City Playhouse's Michel Jaroschy
"...Compiled by Robert Faires..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Arts Feature

Crazy For You
With Crazy for You, Zilker Theatre Productions brings the grand songs of George and Ira Gershwin back to the park for the first time in 43 years, and the occasion seems to have inspired the artists involved to an infectious jubilation.
"...Crazy for You: Tapping up SmilesSheffield Zilker Hillside Theater, through Aug. 9..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Othello: Less Than Regal
In this week's section of Austin Chronicle arts reviews, Robert Faires reviews Austin Musical Theatre's The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Rude Mechanicals' Lipstick Traces, Sarah Hepola reviews the Zachary Scott Theatre Center's Shakespeare's R & J and Marshall Ryan Maresca's Slow Night at McLaughlin's, and Robi Polgar reviews Austin Shakespeare Festival's Othello and Physical Plant Theater's Fatigue.
"...Othello: Less Than Regal Sheffield Hillside Theatre, Zilker Park,..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

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