Five Minutes With Hadestown Actor Kevyn Morrow

by Julie Bonnin on December 29, 2021

HADESTOWN, singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell’s innovative collaboration with director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), intertwines two mythic tales — that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades...

Renovated and Renewed: Texas Performing Arts Returns for 40th Season

by Britni Rachal on August 5, 2021

Bass Concert Hall on the University of Texas in Austin campus is raising the curtain on some notable upgrades, including a $3 million renovation—just in time for dozens of musical and artistic comebacks for 2021-2022....

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Magic Carpet Rides into Austin: Aladdin at Bass Concert Hall

by Britni Rachal on March 6, 2020

Aladdin, the Disney classic and a childhood favorite for ‘90s kids, is coming to Austin. Update, Mar 13, 2020: In further response to the growing concerns over COVID-19 (coronavirus), The University of Texas is postponing...

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A Matchmaker’s Delight – Swipe Right for “Hello, Dolly!” in Texas

by Britni Rachal on January 3, 2020

Described as a “musical comedy dream,” “Hello, Dolly!” is delighting Broadway musical fans across Texas by coming soon to Austin, Fort Worth and Houston. Based on a character who—literally---wears multiple hats as a widow, a...

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Jesus Christ Superstar: 50th Anniversary Tour Launches in Austin

by Britni Rachal on September 30, 2019

Rock opera and Broadway musical Jesus Christ Superstar is beginning a 50-market North American tour, and the launch is at Austin’s Bass Concert Hall October 8-13. Set against the extraordinary series of events during the...

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Back by Popular Demand, Les Misérables to Dazzle Austin

by Britni Rachal on September 4, 2019

They’re calling it “Les Mis for the 21st century.” September 10, glorious new staging and dazzling reimagined scenery will debut in Austin, with the return of Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Les Misérables for one week...

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Who Needs New York, London or Paris When You Can See Hamilton in Austin, Texas?

by Julie Tereshchuk on May 30, 2019

I love Mary Poppins. So, when I heard a remake of the classic movie was in the works, I wondered why. How could anyone improve on the 1964 film? Then I heard Lin-Manuel Miranda had...

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A Broadway Classic Revived: “Cats” Makes a Stop in Austin

by Britni Rachal on May 2, 2019

Now featuring updated design, direction and choreography for a new generation to enjoy, one of the biggest hits of theatrical history is making a stop in Austin May 7-12. Composed by the iconic Andrew Lloyd...