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Teatro Vivo: Giving Voice to Its Own
In a departure, the company mounts a program of plays by four of its artists
"...To an extent, that's what Teatro Vivo is doing with its upcoming production, Voces de..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Cobbe

Teatro Vivo’s Enfrascada
Tanya Saracho’s dark comedy about moving on from heartbreak is staged with humor, honesty, and magic
"...Teatro Vivo's latest production tells the story of Alicia (Karina..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Teatro Vivo’s EL
Raul Garza's new play explores the power of the storyteller
"...own right to embellish when and where he pleases. Teatro Vivo's premiere production of Garza's play supports these turns...."

Sept. 23, 2016 Arts Review by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Teatro Vivo's La Pastorela
This new take on the old Christmas tale has the shepherds' rough edges but a heart of gold
"...– who tempt them to abandon their holy path. Teatro Vivo's current take on this 500-year-old, continuously reinvented yuletide..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Arts Review by Robert Faires

El Nogalar
Teatro Vivo's El Nogalar provides a context for examining social class in contemporary Mexico
"...she replied "nogalar = pecan orchard." Ah, it clicked! Teatro Vivo was producing a new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's..."

June 19, 2015 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Rodrigo Duarte-Clark
Playwright Rodrigo Duarte Clark discusses the genesis of his play, 'Doña Rosita's Jalapeño Kitchen,' and the new production being mounted by Austin's Teatro Vivo
"...once, but the version being mounted this month by Teatro Vivo will be played as an ensemble piece. Duarte..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

'Keeping Track'
Latino Comedy Project vet mixes domestic conflicts and high tech surveillance
"...is her play Keeping Track, the next production by Teatro Vivo...."

April 2, 2010 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Keeping Track
Erica Saenz has written an admirably funny family comedy that's all sweetness
"...2803 Manor Rd., 474-6379, www.teatrovivo.org..."

April 23, 2010 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

'La Víctima': An old message still needing to be heard
As Teatro Vivo stages La Víctima, a groundbreaking look at Mexican-U.S. immigration, Rupert Reyes and Jorge Huerta discuss the play's origins and relevance
"...talk on Chicano and U.S. Latino theatre and El Teatro de la Esperanza, a theatre group he helped found..."

March 23, 2007 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

The Past, Present, and FuturX of Latinx Performance in Austin
The current surge of Latinx theatre and dance in Austin speaks to both tradition and pioneering new directions
"...Latinx performance and were struggling to see them all: Teatro Vivo's Real Women Have Curves, which we were at..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Arts Feature by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Latino New Play Festival
Teatro Vivo follows its hit inaugural fest with readings of three more works by Latino writers
"...originals have come from writers of color and that Teatro Vivo – one of a handful of companies that..."

April 6, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dos Pocitos
Teatro Vivo teaches us how to preserve the past in a future South Texas
"...Dos PocitosSalvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd., 413-6791 www.teatrovivo.org Through Sept. 3 Running time: 1 hr., 45 min...."

Sept. 2, 2011 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

¡No Se Paga! We Won't Pay!
Teatro Vivo's kitchen-sink farce runs a little rough but funny
"...Teatro Vivo's lively production-slash-adaptation of Dario Fo's We Won't Pay!..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

La Víctima
The passionate revival of the 30-year-old Chicano Movement classic La Víctima has to be Teatro Vivo's strongest production to date
"...House of Representatives. The only relation between him and Teatro Vivo Artistic Director Rupert Reyes is the parallel of..."

March 30, 2007 Arts Review by Patti Hadad

Rosita's Jalapeño Kitchen
In Teatro Vivo's staging of 'Rosita's Jalapeño Kitchen,' a full cast acts as ingredients for recognized recipes to Mexican life
"...warm memorias and tortillas served on the side. In Teatro Vivo's staging of Rosita's Jalapeño Kitchen, originally a one-woman..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Arts Review by Patti Hadad

Following 'Suit'
'Zoot Suit' revival, symposium track the impact of Luis Valdez's powerful play then and now
"...always going to write about Chicanos," playwright and El Teatro Campesino founder Luis Valdez says in an upcoming episode..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Pleasure of the Paynes 2015
Big wins for Am I White?, Heathers at the 2015 theatre awards
"...rep this summer, The Rocky Horror Show; and Proyecto Teatro, which was honored with three awards for its production..."

Oct. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Restoring 'Pastorela'
Five of Austin's Latino theatre companies joining forces to revive one of the community's yuletide traditions: 'La Pastorela'
"...these artists opted to do the same. LUPE Arte, Teatro Vivo, TEATRO Humanidad, Nushank Theater Collective, and Teatro Liberación-Liberation..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Voces de Vivo: Voces de la Cultura Latina
Four very different short dramas that share a similar sense of wonder about life
"...Voces de Vivo: Voces de la Cultura Latina..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Gricelda Silva, Equal Parts Pragmatism and Whimsy
For five years, the actress has been among the busiest and best on Austin's stages
"...with the former, reprising the role of Anita in Teatro Vivo's revival of El Nogalar, a contemporary take on..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Arts Feature by Caitlin Greenwood

Cuento Navideño: Bah Humbug in the Barrio
A Latina Scrooge has a change of heart in this sweet adaptation of A Christmas Carol
"...Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, www.teatrovivo.org Through Dec. 18 Running time: 1 hr., 30 min...."

Dec. 16, 2011 Arts Review 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.
"...but recently lost two. Frontera@Hyde Park Theatre has nine. Teatro Humanidad has 11 board seats; 10 are filled. The..."

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

Robert Faires' Top 10 Theatre Treasures of 2019
History came alive and exceptional ensembles propelled the year's most memorable shows
"...10) MÁS CARA (Teatro Vivo/Vortex Repertory Company) In Krysta Gonzales' funny, tender play,..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Trey Gutierrez's Top 10 Moments That Left Audiences Speechless in 2019
The year celebrated through moments when performers stunned their audiences into silence
"...7) MARTINIQUE DUCHENE-PHILLIPS IN MÁS CARA (Vortex Repertory Company/Teatro Vivo) Her husband's gun pointed at her face, Duchene-Phillips'..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Trey Gutierrez

Rudy Ramirez's FuturX Festival Puts Latinx Performance Center Stage
The theatrical Renaissance man moves Latinx performance out of the margins
"...is currently directing three: one for bilingual theatre company Teatro Vivo and two for FuturX – it's telling that..."

Nov. 1, 2019 Arts Feature by Trey Gutierrez

Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2015
Wild theatrical energy and masterful performances were the hallmarks of outstanding theatre in 2015
"...was both a joy and unnerving. 7) Cenicienta (Zach Theatre/Teatro Vivo)..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Festival Flood
A brief guide to the 13 – count 'em, 13 – arts fests coming your way in April and May
"...Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River www.teatrovivo.org Teatro Vivo helps fulfill its mission of promoting Latino-based..."

April 3, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Aye, No!
This Teatro Vivo show finds its comedy in the contradictions within us and the way we relate to our families
"...Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River www.teatrovivo.org Through Nov. 23 Running time: 2 hr., 10 min...."

Nov. 21, 2014 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Vecinos
Playwright / actor Rupert Reyes pays tribute to his father and the pull of the past in this sweet comic romance
"...VecinosEmma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River www.teatrovivoatx.wordpress.com Through Aug. 17 Running time: 1 hr., 45 min...."

Aug. 15, 2014 Arts Review by Stacy Alexander Smith

'Confessions of a Mexpatriate'
With this new solo show, playwright Raul Garza takes a journey deep into Mexico
"...he left behind as the one he has entered. Teatro Vivo, which has done so much to promote Garza's..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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