A blog about Austin’s arts scene with news, reviews and recommended happenings.

‘Grease’ is the word if you want a nostalgia-filled romp

9:00 am Jul. 17, 2018

TexArts is something of a unique animal among Austin theater companies — a nonprofit organization that focuses equally on training and education of young theater artists and on producing professional musical theater. With their newest

Hyde Park Theater does compelling job with a frustrating text

2:54 pm Jul. 12, 2018

In a recent episode of Marc Maron’s “WTF” podcast, actor Paul Rudd spoke about his admiration for comedian Andy Kaufman’s mixture of provocative performance art and stand-up comedy, including early routines in which Kaufman would

Have some cheesy good fun with ‘The Book of Liz’

9:00 am Jun. 26, 2018

Siblings Amy and David Sedaris may not be best known as playwrights, but writing together as “The Talent Family” they have co-authored several comedic scripts, including “The Book of Liz,” which is running through June