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Nominees for the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards Announced
The Critics Table's picture-perfect year
"...premiere of Grimm Tales was close behind with nine. Salvage Vanguard Theater's production of Antigonick earned six nods. In..."

May 13, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Shinyribs Frontman Kevin Russell Will Perform Gourds Set for Electric Lounge Reunion
Reliving the wild and woolly Nineties music scene downtown
"...hosted not only reputation-building residences, but also poetry and theater events. That legacy gets celebrated this weekend with a..."

April 11, 2019 Music Post by Michael Toland

Three Cheers!
"...Editor, Very fine review of a mind-blowing production from Salvage Vanguard Theater of Anne-middle-name-awesome-Carson’s translation of Antigone [“How Far..."

April 1, 2019 Postmarks

Salvage Vanguard Theater’s Antigonick
This production gives an ancient tale a fresh look and feel while retaining its tragic power
"...is ultimately going down, and much of what drives Salvage Vanguard Theater's staging of Antigonick is our knowledge that..."

March 29, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Amplify Austin Day Makes Some Noise for Local Nonprofits
Food-, music-, children-, and pet-based nonprofits need your help!
"...Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) and Transient Mic, and Salvage Vanguard Theater is hosting their 25th Birthday Pizza Party..."

Feb. 27, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

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
"...grievance shared by the Olga, Masha, and Irina in Salvage Vanguard Theater's Thr3e Zisters). Eventually, Cassandra Reveles' exasperated Juliet..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Austin's Artspace Crisis and Microvenues
Are home art galleries and mini-performance venues the answer to the space crunch?
"...victims have included spaces with long, rich histories – Salvage Vanguard Theater, nine years; Big Medium at Bolm Studios,..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

in.gredients Is Closing
The high cost of Austin shutters another community venue
"...Right. The same, ah, market forces that drove Salvage Vanguard Theater from its longtime home on Manor Road..."

April 25, 2018 Food Post by Memory Harker

Review: con flama
Salvage Vanguard puts us on the bus for an illuminating ride
"...see in her play con flama, happily revived by Salvage Vanguard Theater...."

April 6, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Seen / Soon: April 6
On the bus in the City of Angels with Salvage Vanguard's staging of con flama and in Mexico with John Gibley, author of I Couldn't Even Imagine That They Would Kill Us
"...and come to know that city intimately. But in Salvage Vanguard Theater's production, we come to know even more..."

April 6, 2018 Arts Column

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend
The shows are going on. Go on, see these shows.
"...and color informs all our memories of time. Now Salvage Vanguard Theater presents con flama, Sharon Bridgforth's lyrical drama..."

March 23, 2018 Arts Post

In Memoriam: Draylen Mason
Remembering the gifted young bassist who lost his life
"...On the local arts scene, Salvage Vanguard Theater has postponed the opening of its production..."

March 16, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Flatbed Loses Its Lease
Pioneering press must move in 2019 and 12 tenants with it
"...With this huge hit, Flatbed joins Pump Project, Salvage Vanguard Theater, and the Rude Mechs among Eastside arts..."

Feb. 14, 2018 Arts Post 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
"...ONE IN (National Theatre of Scotland/Texas Performing Arts)/THR3E ZISTERS (Salvage Vanguard Theater) In a year of monstrosities, monsters ruled..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

More Galleries Going, Going, …
Pump Project, HOPE, Co-Lab DEMO forced to move in 2018
"...sure you could name the other victims with me: Salvage Vanguard Theater, the Rude Mechs' Off Center, Tapestry Dance..."

Nov. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Ground Floor Theatre's Long Comeback
With Gibberish Mostly, Lisa Scheps' company makes its long-awaited return to the stage scene
"...and a half that Scheps' theatre was closed, both Salvage Vanguard Theater and the Off Center went away, and..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Secret History of the Off Center
Looking back at the former home of the Rude Mechs and why it mattered
"...in the Rudes' rumpus room: Physical Plant, Deborah Hay, Salvage Vanguard Theater, 33 Fainting Spells, Terry Galloway, Rubber Repertory,..."

June 30, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Critics Speak … and Speak … and Speak
Clybourne Park, Manchurian Candidate big winners
"...Revival of a Theatrical Work Thr3e Zisters, Salvage Vanguard Theater..."

June 6, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival Turns 20
Viva cine!
"...not one but two of its traditional venues. First, Salvage Vanguard Theater exited its East Austin home, then Austin..."

April 28, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

In Memoriam: Lashonda Lester
Remembering the Queen of Austin Comedy, who died April 6
"...True Hollywood Tales, which had a multi-year run at Salvage Vanguard Theater and was in talks to be revived..."

April 7, 2017 Arts Post by Carina Magyar

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Comics
The stand-up people behind the city's comedy scene
"...who died tragically or mysteriously. Its five-season run at Salvage Vanguard Theater ended when SVT lost its lease last..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: A Year Later
Twelve months after Mayor Steve Adler rolled out his plan to save live music and the arts, what's happened?
"...venues hammered by insane rent hikes from shuttering (R.I.P. Salvage Vanguard Theater, Brass House, et al.) or slow the..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Salvage Vanguard Theater's Thr3e Zisters
This zombified take on Chekhov gets reanimated right when we need women who will bite back at the patriarchy
"...deconstruction of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, first staged by Salvage Vanguard Theater in 2015, the siblings who famously pined..."

Feb. 17, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Wayne Alan Brenner's Top 10 Arts-Related Program Activities of 2016
Uncommon combinations – dance with horses, music with robots, drama with a Tesla coil – made the year unforgettable
"...4) WITH GREAT DIFFICULTY ALICE SITS (Salvage Vanguard Theater) Hannah Kenah's surreal tragi-sitcom about a pregnant..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company's Disrupted
KDHDC and Dark Circles Contemporary Dance used classical music to launch into playful patterns and absurd rituals
"...understandable. She recently lost her company's longtime performance space (Salvage Vanguard Theater, which was priced out of its Manor..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Salvage Vanguard Theater's With Great Difficulty Alice Sits
Hannah Kenah's new play presents an unsettling battle of wills between a mother and daughter before birth
"...This first production from Salvage Vanguard Theater after losing its Manor Road space is..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Austin Creative Alliance Honors 2016
ACA salutes SVT, Byrd, Brooks, Seibert, Willenzik at the ND
"...Dewy Brooks. Janet Seibert. Lisa Byrd. Bruce Willenzik. Salvage Vanguard Theater. What do they all have in common?..."

Nov. 16, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Q&A Hole: Why Would Someone – Why Would Anyone – Vote for Trump?
With Leslie Bonnell, Arcie Cola, Lashonda Lester, Tim Doyle, and more
"...Erika May McNichol of ColdTowne Theater: The glib response to your question is: They have..."

Nov. 8, 2016 News Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Save Our Spaces March: "Give Us the Keys!"
Creative Alliance leads artists on a second line down Second
"...for their support before introducing the two leaders of Salvage Vanguard Theater, Artistic Director Jenny Larson and Managing Director..."

Sept. 15, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

ACA's Save Our Spaces Second Line March & Rally
"...for support from Austin Creative Alliance Director John Riedie, Salvage Vanguard Theater Artistic Director Jenny Larson, and Salvage Vanguard..."

Sept. 15, 2016 Photo Gallery

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