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.



BWW Reviews: CHESS Plays a Tricky Game With Finesse at SummerStock Austin
August 10, 2012

Checkmate. Chess, currently playing at The Long Center, is a champion. Though the material is a problematic chaos with music by ABBA members Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and lyrics by Tim Rice, the co-production from SommerStock Austin and The Austin Playhouse wisely sweeps the problematic points under the chess board.

BWW Reviews: A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD is a Joy for All
August 7, 2012

While A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD is not a wildly well-known or popular show, it still is a fantastic piece. Brought to life by a talented ensemble of young actors, A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD is a whimsical child's storybook world come to life, and it will delight both kids and adults.

BWW Interviews: Katy Moore as Dolly Levi in The Playhouse's HELLO, DOLLY!
August 6, 2012

The character of Dolly Levi is many things, including an expert talker. It seemed fitting then that I would speak with Katy Moore who plays Miss Dolly Levi herself at The Playhouse's current production. Ms. Moore gave me plenty of insight into the beloved character and what we can expect from The Playhouse's current offering.

BWW Interviews: James Callas Ball Chats Hidden Room Theatre's ROSE RAGE
August 6, 2012

Today's topic of conversation is a political bloodbath with lots of swordplay and Elizabethan costumes. No, we're not talking about GAME OF THRONES. We're talking about ROSE RAGE, The Hidden Room Theatre's daring new adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry VI Trilogy.

BWW Reviews: The City Theatre's SHE STOOPS Doesn't Conquer Expectations
August 5, 2012

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER unjustly substitutes overacting for laughs, and to poor effect. While there are some strong performances that are worth seeing, this production will probably not be remembered as one of The City Theatre's strongest.

BWW Reviews: Ferocious Performances Highlight Hyde Park Theatre's TIGERS BE STILL
August 4, 2012

Hyde Park Theatre's current offering, Tigers Be Still, features themes of love, loss, pain, doubt, grief, and fear but uses them to create an intriguing dramatic comedy. The piece certainly strikes a balance between touching, poignant moments and gut-busting guffaws.

BWW Reviews: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Soars in Austin's Zilker Park
July 31, 2012

The Sound of Music, the final collaboration of Musical Theater Gods Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, is quite possibly their most popular and most famous; judging by the current production by Zilker Theatre Productions it's easy to see why. The Sound of Music is a classic crowd-pleaser that the entire family can enjoy and appreciate.

BWW Interviews: Jill Blackwood Dishes on ZACH Theatre's XANADU
July 26, 2012

Jill Blackwood gives us the scoop on the ZACH's vivacious new production of XANADU plus some great information about future projects at the ZACH, including next season's production of RAGTIME and the opening of the new Topfer Theater.

BWW Reviews: XANADU at Austin's ZACH Theatre is a Disco-tastic Delight!
July 25, 2012

Xanadu presented by the Zach Theater in Austin is two hours brimming with joy, laughter, and sequins.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Return to Erwin Center 8/22-26
July 15, 2012

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will bring a surge of circus entertainment to the Frank Erwin Center August 22-26 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.