With Theaters Closed, Austin Thespians Embrace Audio Dramas, Drive-through Musicals, and Plays by Mail
The city’s resourceful artists are connecting with audiences everywhere but on stage.
The Christmas classic is the ballet world’s biggest annual event (and a major moneymaker), so dancers and administrators have gotten creative.
Activists have always used the Bard’s work to make social statements. Jenni Stewart's new play explores that history through a feminist lens.
Holland Taylor’s renowned one-woman play about the late Texas governor is now airing as a part of PBS’s ‘Great Performances.’
After Their Semester Was Cut Short, a University of Texas Class Worked to Stage a Shakespeare Production Over Zoom
Students in the beloved Shakespeare at Winedale course got creative with online theater, overcoming grainy visuals and bad Wi-Fi.
Some of Fusebox Festival’s most poignant moments came when performers stopped trying to put on a show, and instead simply bared their souls about the present predicament.
The visionary playwright, who grew up in South Texas, passed away this week from coronavirus-related complications.
The second annual celebration of theater, comedy, and dance displayed the many dimensions of Latinidad.
For their last play together at Dallas’s Second Thought Theatre, the actor-director duo took on a ‘Texas Monthly’–inspired story.
Artistic director Rob Melrose ushers in a new era for the storied institution with the upcoming fall season, from Shakespeare to Octavio Solis.
The prolific avant-garde director, who died earlier this week, was an unparalleled innovator on North Texas stages.
A Texas A&M Kingsville Professor Dressed As a Cockroach at a Corpus Christi City Council Meeting to Protest Palm Trees
That’s one way to approach the issue.
The show, playing in Dallas May 24 through 26, explores how people communicate with emergent technologies.
A revival of "The Roads to Home" in New York proves the Wharton native's work is as relevant—and revered—as ever.
Bryan Cranston’s portrayal of LBJ was just another sad caricature of what the world thinks a Texan ought to act like.
The Dallas Theater Center premiered "Fortress of Solitude," a melancholy, soulful musical—a gamble as far as the genre goes. But it might pay off for the ambitious theater company.
The Intergalactic Nemesis, a nationally acclaimed "live-action graphic novel" show, appeared on Conan, with the talk show host playing the lead.
Play about two male penguins raising a chick not allowed in the district's elementary schools.
Were Bonnie and Clyde just a couple of crazy kids?
Less than two years after moving into the Wyly Theatre, the Dallas Theater Center has become the state’s drama darling. Is it the final curtain on the Alley Theatre’s time at the top?
The Go-Gos, LBJ's Birthday, Houston Theater District Open House, and the Hot Sauce Festival. . .
The Broadway star shows us where she sings.
The founders of the Alamo Drafthouse chat about how the indie movie theater got its start.
There’s nothing civil about the debate over The Civil War. Since the announcement in August that the musical re-creation of the War of Northern Aggression was Broadway bound next spring, critics have directed more than a few rebel yells at Houston’s Alley Theatre, where the production originated. As was the
A Texas playwright gets panned by Catholic conservatives.
An impressive impresario.
The greatest Tuna of all.
I enrolled at the University of Texas in 1950 during a post-war period that produced many talented individuals. Harvey Schmidt, Tom Jones, Liz Smith, Robert Benton, Pat Hingle, Word Baker, Kathryn Grant (later Mrs. Bing Crosby), and I all graduated with degrees in drama. We did lots of dance concerts
One day when I was in the seventh grade at Christ the King School in Dallas, the Ursuline nun who taught our class dragged in a phonograph with 78 rpm records from the convent. She put on an album of Puccini love duets sung by Licia Albanese and James Milton.
Houston has every reason to be proud of the Alley Theatre: After fifty years in the business, it has national clout and a Tony award. Still, not everyone is pleased with its direction.
Give her regards to Broadway.
“Buy now, play later,” says the Dallas Theater Center.
Neither fish nor fowl, filmed theater is a whole new art form.
Another Texan stuns the New York art and theater world.
A single-minded Houston director puts on new plays.
Dionysus in 69 brings nude, bloody experimental theater to Houston.