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Out of Ink 2016: Carry On
As usual, ScriptWorks' annual showcase of 10-minute plays is a bit rough but shows the promise of creative minds
"...Among the many annual events on Austin's arts calendar, ScriptWorks' Out of Ink is among the smallest. Each year,..."

May 6, 2016 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Austin One-Minute Play Festival Is Back!
ScriptWorks presents another round of locally penned 60-second dramas – 70 staged back-to-back
" For the second year, 1MPF is partnering with ScriptWorks, the homegrown organization dedicated to the career advancement and..."

Aug. 14, 2015 Arts Feature by Stephanie Carll

FronteraFest: The Place to Start
Hyde Park Theatre and ScriptWorks' annual performance festival keeps giving artists a spot to launch a stage career in Austin
"...annual arts calendar. For years, Hyde Park Theatre and ScriptWorks' unjuried jamboree of performances has followed the same format:..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

2016 Long Fringe Canceled
Permit issue leads FronteraFest to shut down part of festival
"...joint statement from fest co-producers Christina J. Moore of ScriptWorks and Ken Webster of Hyde Park Theatre announced that..."

Jan. 22, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Arts Board Love Stories
That special thing that happens between artists and boards of directors can be a lot like a love relationship: Intimate. Fulfilling. Long-term. Working as one body. However, it can be and often is complicated.
"...Emily Ball Cicchini, who helped found Austin ScriptWorks, called me with a flattering offer: "We're doubling the..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

Random Acts of Magic
The 2015 batch of Out of Ink 10-minute plays is a satisfying buffet of silliness and thoughtfulness
"...of Magic, this year's Out of Ink offering from ScriptWorks...."

May 1, 2015 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Out of Ink 2017: Object Lessons
This year’s crop of new 10-minute plays captures the apprehension in the air but with creativity and craft
"...and again in Object Lessons, the 19th edition of ScriptWorks' annual Out of Ink showcase. The eight 10-minute plays..."

May 5, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Five Recommended Arts Events In Austin This Weekend
Weather’s lovely, isn’t it? Just right for going out into the city.
"...2) It’s the theatrical version of flash fiction: ScriptWorks presents the 20th annual Out of Ink showcase of..."

April 26, 2018 Arts Post

Making Room to Play
Create Space Austin kicks off the drive to secure more performing venues in the city
"...Moore, executive artistic director of the playwright service organization ScriptWorks, helmed the mini-conference, along with performer/producer Jason Phelps and..."

April 15, 2016 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

Out of Ink 2012: Sound Off
Eight playwrights wrote 10-minute plays, and the audience lived happily ever after
"...of Ink 2012: Sound OffBlue Theatre, 916 Springdale, 454-9727 Through April 28 Running Time: 1 hr., 50 min...."

April 27, 2012 Arts Review by Jillian Owens

Knot a Secret
After 17 years, playwright Hank Schwemmer is finally getting seen
"...the same thing about Hank," says fest producer and ScriptWorks Executive Director Christina J. Moore. "Just when you think..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Out of Ink: Forgetting Finnegan
The charm of ScriptWorks' annual showcase of 10-minute plays is in its potluck nature
"...Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd., 474-7886"

April 15, 2011 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Culture Flash
The city helps artists plan, and a writers' organization edits its own name
"...retain their membership when they move to other cities.) ScriptWorks is not only a sleeker moniker but better reflects..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Excitingly Unpredictable
The best fringe since fashion week, FronteraFest 2015 promises a month of exhilarating alternative performance
"...and events. January is when Hyde Park Theatre and ScriptWorks' FronteraFest begins, kicking off a month of some of..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Nowhere to Play
The Cost of Art, Part I: Austin's growth and rising rent take out theatre venues, one by one
"...Christi Moore is frustrated. It took the ScriptWorks executive director six months of searching to find a..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

Culture Flash!
City arts funding revisions get a thumbs-up from council, theatre artists sing for cancer charities, and local playwrights meet and greet
"...thirsty playwrights.) For more information, call 454-9727 or e-mail"

Aug. 26, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Mmmm! Mmmm! Good drama!
Austin Script Works has four new scripts just out of the oven that it wants you to sample
"...W. 43rd. For more information, call 454-9727 or visit"

Oct. 29, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Arts Bullets
It's the Changing of the Bard, from Dietz to Swanson, and Tina Marsh plays it cool for CO2. Artists talk techniques, and teens tell you where to find Good Love.
"...W. 33rd. For more information, call 454-9727 or visit"

July 9, 2004 Arts Feature

A weekly rundown of the latest news in Austin's visual and performing arts scene
"...starting at $10. For reservations to the benefit e-mail, or call 692-0523. (For all other dates and times..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Austin Playwrights Dan Dietz and Tom White get produced in L.A., playwright Colin Swanson gets two shows mounted in NYC, and set designer Christopher McCollum and painter Michael Ray Charles show up on PBS.
"...for Hyde Park Theatre ( and Austin Script Works ( . For more information or to request an application..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Everyone's a Critic
The theatre community sounds off on critics as artists.
"...process fair? Playwright John Walch, artistic director of Austin ScriptWorks, says, "There has to be something somewhat democratic about..."

July 28, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

The sophomore production for the Actors Repertory of Texas theatre company.
"...more info, call John Walch at 454-9727 or visit"

March 24, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Tapestry Moves!
"...conjunction with the Austin Circle of Theatres and Austin Scriptworks, will host a reception before the fireworks at the..."

July 4, 1997 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Ground Floor Theatre's There and Back
This new play by Raul Garza lets us spend a lifetime with an immigrant and all the decisions she makes
"...was only 10 minutes, as it was generated through ScriptWorks' Out of Ink program for writing 10-minute plays. That..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
"...Puppet Theater Company Out of Ink 2017: Object Lessons, ScriptWorks Requiem for Tesla, Rude Mechanicals..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

In Memoriam: Jason Tremblay
Playwright to be remembered at the Paramount on Sunday
"...he had been commissioned to write new work by ScriptWorks, the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, and..."

April 28, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Katherine Catmull at the Texas Teen Book Festival
Like a fairy in her YA novel The Radiant Road, Katherine Catmull keeps transforming the mundane into lovely art
"...title); have written plays, including one recently performed in ScriptWorks' Out of Ink 10-minute play festival; have written journalistic..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Live Feed
Jason Phelps turns to his theatrical past to nourish the present with a Feast of My Heart
"...with this person,'" he says. "It felt intuitive. Like [ScriptWorks Director] Christi [Moore and I] have never worked together,..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ground Plan
Lisa Scheps' Christmas gift to the local stage scene is a new performance venue, Ground Floor Theatre
"...launched a few months ago during a conversation with ScriptWorks Executive Director Christina Moore and Hyde Park Theatre Artistic..."

Nov. 28, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Charged Up
The 10th Fusebox Festival gets off to an electric start with 'Mozart Requiem Undead'
"...Mechs, Salvage Vanguard Theater, Rubber Repertory, Physical Plant, and ScriptWorks. A version of this, River of Gruel, was shown..."

April 11, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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