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Austin plans jubilee weekend for playwright Terrence McNally.

9:44 am Sep. 12, 2018

Terrence McNally, who grew up in Corpus Christi, ranks among the top two or three playwrights from Texas. In Austin, the Ransom Center at the University of Texas holds his papers, while Zach Theatre has become something of the official home

Winners rejoice for 2018 Austin Critics Table Awards

8:48 am Jun. 5, 2018

Seems like yesterday when we sat down at Katz’s Deli to vote on the first Austin Critics Table Awards. Now a whole new generation of arts journalists are making the decisions. We could not be happier.

The

Austin Camerata splendidly fuses music and dance

10:59 am May. 25, 2018

From where I sit, “Austin Camerata” translates into “unadulterated beauty.”

At least it did last night when the Austin chamber orchestra played the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.

But first, an historical

Your ‘Book of Mormon’ $25 ticket prayers have been answered

12:50 pm Apr. 11, 2018

“The Book of Mormon,” the hit Broadway musical about latter-day missionaries in Africa, returns to Austin and Bass Concert Hall April 17-22. The folks at Broadway in Austin and Texas Performing Arts don’t want you to to miss a beat,

Get your ‘Hamilton’ tickets for Austin right now

11:00 am Feb. 20, 2018

UPDATE 8:57 a.m. Feb. 28: Broadway in Austin has paused its acceptance of new subscribers for the 2018-2019 season that includes the smash musical “Hamilton.” Current subscribers to the 2017-2018 season can still renew their seats

Get ready for Ellsworth Kelly at the Blanton Museum of Art

7:52 am Feb. 16, 2018

Top arts news of the week: UT opens Ellsworth Kelly masterpiece at the Blanton Museum of Art. Although museum members, directors and backers have peeked inside the chapel-like building on campus, everyone can see it during regular museum