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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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‘Every Brilliant Thing’ at Austin’s ZACH, Reminds Us to Enjoy the Little Things in Life

by Gracie Watt on March 2, 2020

“Ice cream.” “Water fights.” “Roller coasters.” These are a few of the brilliant things that audience members are prompted to call out during this engaging performance. Update, Mar 13, 2020: In light of recommendations concerning...


Bringing 2020 Vision to The Niceties

by Julie Tereshchuk on January 20, 2020

The latest from Austin’s spunky Jarrott Productions is an explosive discussion of race, history, privilege and social justice.  Described by The Washington Post as “a barnburner of a play… about who gets to tell the...

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Glamorous and Galvanizing: Firehouse Theatre’s Gala Previews 2020

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on October 31, 2019

In show-stopping style, The Firehouse Theatre announced its 2020 season with glam and glitz. Firehouse’s Curtain Call Gala brought guys and gals glittering with sequins, bejeweled headpieces, sharp fedoras and shimmering flapper gowns to the...

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Cats: Another Mesmerizing, Memorable Hit From The Firehouse Theatre

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on September 11, 2019

The Firehouse Theatre - a gem of the Dallas scene - showcases stunning theatrical might in yet another hit, the award-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ‘Cats,’ directed by Mark Mullino. This all-singing, all-dancing musical has...

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Hilarious and Historic, “Ann” Draws Crowds to ZACH Theatre

by Britni Rachal on August 7, 2019

“Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.” Motivating, uplifting, powerful, comical and with several thought-provoking underlying messages – that’s ZACH Theatre’s latest production of Holland Taylor’s...

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A World Premiere for Theater Enthusiasts: McNally’s Latest Opens at ZACH

by Britni Rachal on July 1, 2019

Unique, dark, mysterious, slightly comical and set against an intriguing historic backdrop. That’s how I would best describe American legend Terrence McNally’s newest play, which received a standing ovation during its premiere at Austin’s beloved...

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At Austin Playhouse, Tackling History, Morality, Unknowable Truth with “Copenhagen”

by Nancy Miller Barton on April 16, 2019

The confluence of physics and politics are sometimes painfully difficult to keep apart. That simple, yet emotion-filled line offers valuable insight into the stage play “Copenhagen.” Werner Heisenberg is part of a trio of characters...