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
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
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.