Jeff Davis

Jeff Davis Jeff Davis is a graduate of the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Theater with an emphasis in Directing.


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BWW Interviews: The Doctor Is In - Last Act Theatre Company Talks DOCTOR FAUSTUS
October 3, 2012

Hundreds of years ago, English playwright Christopher Marlowe wrote the world's first theatrical version of a little German legend about a man who sells his soul to the Devil. That man was Faust, and Marlowe's version, DOCTOR FAUSTUS, will be produced by Austin's own Last Act Theatre Company from October 11th through October 27th.

BWW Reviews: Dance Show GEOMETRY OF PROXIMITY Doesn't Miss a Step
September 29, 2012

THE GEOMETRY OF PROXIMITY is a truly unique and haunting piece of art where everyone involved is at the top of their game. Whether you are a dance enthusiast or not, this is a show not to be missed.


September 29, 2012

Though the cast and crew all deliver move-in ready work, UNDER CONSTRUCTION is still, well, under construction. While it's commonplace to see productions in which the cast and crew underserve the material, here the material underserves the cast and crew. To the cast and crew, I say a very enthusiastic bravo. To Charles Mee, I say please drop your pen.

BWW REVIEWS: ROCK OF AGES is a Rowdy, Face-Melting Romp
September 28, 2012

If you're feeling nostalgic for some classic 80s rock and your Van Halen albums just aren't cutting it, then throw on your favorite concert tee, put your lighter in your pocket, and get your butt to The Long Center. To borrow from Brett Michaels and Poison, ROCK OF AGES ain't nothin' but a good time.

CAPITAL CITY MEN'S CHORUS is Ready to Be Heard
September 26, 2012

The week prior to an opening performance is almost always stressful and hectic. There's a reason why it's called Hell Week. But for the Capital City Men's Chorus, which is currently prepping for their Gala Fall Fundraiser Benefit Concert, Hell Week seems to be a breezy walk in the park.


September 25, 2012

The show may be called I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE, but this production, now playing the Georgetown Palace Theatre, should be known as YOU'LL LOVE IT, IT'S PERFECT, DON'T CHANGE.

BWW Reviews: Blue Lapis Light's HEAVEN-EARTH-ONE is Heaven on Earth
September 12, 2012

With HEAVEN-EARTH-ONE, Blue Lapis Light gives Austin a tailor-made show that is unique, remarkable, intimate, mesmerizing, and literally breathtaking. This is an event that must not be missed from a company that deserves to be known as a staple of the Austin arts scene.

BWW Interviews: Danny Herman and Rocker Verastique Talk A CHORUS LINE
September 6, 2012

Step, leap, kick, kick, leap, kick, touchagain! I recently had a chance to chat with Director Danny Herman and Choreographer Rocker Verastique of Georgetown Palace Theatre's spectacular production of A CHORUS LINE which plays its final performances this weekend. Together, Danny and Rocker filled me in on everything about being on the line, from what it was like to work with Michael Bennett and Marvin Hamlisch to why the show is still relatable some 37 years later.

ZACH Unveils Nearly Completed Topfer Theatre
September 2, 2012

After four years of planning, Austin's Zach Theater Company recently unveiled the nearly completed Topfer Theatre to invited guests earlier this week. While the theater will not officially open until late this month, guests got a sneak peak at the venue, its amenities, and highlights from ZACH's upcoming season.

BWW Reviews: 9 TO 5 at Woodlawn is More Work, Less Play
September 2, 2012

Have you ever been in an office meeting where you realize that every person on your team is incredibly smart, talented, and full of good ideas, but for some reason those good ideas never really come together? Welcome to 9 to 5. Despite the abundant talents of the cast and crew, the strong source material, and a fun, frothy score, 9 to 5 could use some job coaching before it earns a promotion.

The Playhouse, San Antonio Announces 'Stories of America' 2012-13 Season and Contest
August 29, 2012

The Playhouse, San Antonio is pleased to announce its 2012-2013 Season. For this season, The Playhouse has decided to focus on Stories of America.


August 28, 2012

With their new show FULLY CHARGED, which just completed a successful run in Austin, Ringling Bros puts on a dazzling, crowd-pleasing, old-fashioned spectacle.

BWW Reviews: Life is a CABARET at City Theatre Company
August 24, 2012

"In here, life is beautiful," the Emcee deviously purrs to the audience at the start of CABARET, now playing at Austin's City Theatre Company. Though he is referring to Berlin's seedy Kit Kat Klub, the same can be said of The City Theatre. In here, life is many things: clever, engrossing, and always beautiful, even when the proceedings turn dark and sinister.

BWW Interviews: Ringmaster Brian Crawford Scott Tells All About FULLY CHARGED
August 23, 2012

BroadwayWorld recently had a chance to chat with Brian Crawford Scott, the Ringmaster of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's new show, FULLY CHARGED. Brian Crawford Scott is the 36th Ringmaster in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's illustrious 141-year history. Here Mr. Scott tells us what it's like to work for the Greatest Show on Earth.

BWW Review: 37 Years Later, A CHORUS LINE Still Has Legs
August 23, 2012

A CHORUS LINE at The Palace Theatre in Georgetown is a thrilling, gripping, highly entertaining masterpiece and a fitting tribute to the late Michael Bennett and Marvin Hamlisch. This show is truly a singular sensation.

BWW Interview: Ringmaster Brian Crawford Scott Tells All About FULLY CHARGED
August 23, 2012

BroadwayWorld recently had a chance to chat with Brian Crawford Scott, the Ringmaster of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's new show, FULLY CHARGED. Brian Crawford Scott is the 36th Ringmaster in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's illustrious 141-year history. Here Mr. Scott tells us what it's like to work for the Greatest Show on Earth.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Return to Erwin Center Now thru 8/26
August 22, 2012

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey bring a surge of circus entertainment to the Frank Erwin Center today, August 22 through August 26 with their all new show, Fully ChargedSM! Megawatts of thrills will explode off the arena floor as Children Of All Ages are energized by breathtaking daredevilry, superhuman stunts and never before-seen performances.


August 13, 2012

LITTLE DOG starts strong and features a few incredibly memorable, original performances but is flawed by a yawner of a script riddled with clichs and stereotypes.

BWW Reviews: SPELLING BEE at Woodlawn Theatre Spells L-O-L
August 10, 2012

With SPELLING BEE, the Woodlawn delivers a hysterical portrait of competition in America with an incredible cast.

BWW Reviews: LEGALLY BLONDE at SummerStock Austin Wins the Case
August 10, 2012

Omigod, you guys! Legally Blonde is a gigantic crowd-pleasing Sorority Party! Directed by Michael McKelvey, Blonde is a laugh riot with an enormously talented cast.



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