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NEWS/REVIEWS
01.01.2014

Big Changes Are Happening at the Vortex
VORTEX Repertory Company (established 1988) has made some significant changes and additions to its management, staff, and Board of Directors, and are gearing up for our big 25th Birthday in January. We are so excited about all of this that we thought it was time for a press release about our big changes...

10.29.13 Stars and Barmen; Austin 360 Review
We’ve all been there: that sad and lonely place that has us searching for someone who can help us grasp something more out of life.
SEASON 25
08.27.13 Sing Muse; Austin360 Review
How do we find the space to listen for inspiration in an era of so much technological chatter?
08.16.13 A Raisin in the Sun; Austin Chronicle Review
UpRise! Productions' revival of a trailblazing drama
06.07.13 Qualities of Starlight; Austin360 Review
Dean’s play and the exceptional performances of this production’s cast cultivate a verisimilitude that can’t be overlooked.
05.24.13 Austin Critic Table Awards; Austin Chronicle
05.10.13 The Chimponauts and the Mechanical Phantom; Austin Chronicle Review
It may help to know sci-fi B-movies, but this space spoof by Electronic Planet Ensemble is silly fun for everyone
04.01.13 EARTH; Austin American Statesman Review
The sensory experience, as with all Vortex Repertory Company productions, transports the viewer to another world.
03.29.13 EARTH; Austin Chronicle Review
Vortex Repertory Company's ritualistic celebration of earth may make you want to dig your toes into the dirt
01.18.13 Elizabeth Heart of a Queen; Austin Chronicle Review
Lorella Loftus' ambitious new bio-play boasts strong performances by the three women portraying the Virgin Queen
01.11.13 The Bullet Hole in the Bar; Austin Chronicle
This East Austin joint's a good story you could be part of
01.04.13 Top 10 Designer Contributions of 2012; Austin Chronicle
11.30.12 You Can't Take It With You; Austin Chronicle Review
Director Mick D'Arcy warms an old chestnut at the Vortex
11.02.12 Heather Woodbury's 'As the Globe Warms'; Austin Chronicle Review
Woodbury's latest solo stage epic is a beautiful experiment in soap opera meets PSA
SEASON 24
09.21.12

The Elementals: WATER; Austin Chronicle Review
This Vortex dance exploring water as sacred is often beautiful but not always deep

09.10.12 WATER, Austin Live Theatre Review
imagination is a keyword for the entire show.
08.10.12 Sing Muse; Austin Chronicle
Ramirez and his stellar ensemble emphasize that the goddesses of this workshop production at the Vortex are neither Homeric nor Disneyfied.
05.25.12 2012 Austin Critics Table Awards; Austin Chronicle
02.17.12 What's Black & Female & A Thrill To Behold?; Austin Chronicle Review
How about "tight ensemble piece in a seven-part harmony"?
01.06.12 Top 10 Notable Theatrics of 2011; Austin Chronicle
10.21.11 Sarah Silverhands; Austin Chronicle Review
The magic in this new fairy-tale opera lies in its look more than its story
10.20.11

KUT Interview; KUT

10.10.11 Review of Sarah Silver Hands; Austin 360
10.01.11 Vortex takes a kid-friendly turn; Austin 360
09.09.11 For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf; Austin Chronicle Review
The classic choreopoem becomes a tight ensemble piece in seven-part harmony
09.09.11 Review of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf; Austin 360
08.11.11 The Butterfly Bar; Culture Map
SEASON 23
06.03.11 Lear; Austin Chronicle Review
The flashy modern setting takes priority over Shakespeare's text in this update
05.27.11 Lear; Arts Eclectic Interview
05.24.11 Review 'Lear'; Austin 360
Swapping a queen for a king and a sister for a son, Ramirez foregrounds gender roles without letting them consume the production.
03.01.11 interview on AIR; Arts Eclectic
01.21.11 Planet of the Mermaids; Austin Chronicle Review
A hot band plays cool music for a wild sci-fi film that may or may not be a put-on
12.17.10 Culture Flash! Vortex Receives Grant for Sarah Silverhands; Austin Chronicle
11.02.10 Vampyress; Examiner.com Review
Blood and nudity can't take away from the beauty of this dark opera
09.28.10 2009-2010 B. Iden Payne Award Nominations
SEASON 22
08.27.10 B-boy bluez; Austin Chronicle Review
Zell Miller III makes the four corners of hip-hop come together in the theatre
06.02.10 The Wife Of Bath’s Tale At The Vortex; DO512 Review
a fresh take on Geoffrey Chaucer’s classic tale from the Middle Ages and the results are incredibly fresh, intoxicating, and highly hilarious.
06.01.10 ‘The Wife of Bath’s Tale; Austin 360 Review
‘Things never change, do they?’ asks an effervescent woman in an oversized hat as she browses through the Cliff Notes to Chaucer?s ?The Canterbury Tales.’
05.13.10 Austin Critics' Table Awards; Austin 360
04.30.10 Sleeping Beauty; Austin Chronicle Review
The strength of Vortex's original musical adaptation is in its imagination
04.01.10 Audio Inteview with Sleeping Beauty's Prince, Princess, musical director, and Artistic Director; KOOP Radio's Off Stage and On the Air
03.31.10 Vortex production re-imagines 'Sleeping Beauty'; Austin 360 interview with Bonnie Cullum
03.30.10 Audio Interview with Sleeping Beauty's cast and director; KUT Radio's Arts Eclectic
02.12.10 ‘Arrhythmia’; Austin 360 Review
What is love? Writer Zell Miller III ponders that question in “Arrhythmia,” his newest piece of hip-hop performance theater now getting its debut at Vortex.
02.04.10 Tim Miller Preaches to the Choir; Austin Chronicle Review
01.27.10 Tim Miller's 'Lay of the Land' challenge same-sex marriage ban; Austin 360 Interview with Tim Miller
01.15.10 Sufrin' UFO; Austin Chronicle Review
Another blast of otherworldly wonder and weirdness from Electronic Planet Ensemble
12.01.09 How Far Down the Rabbit Hole Are You Willing to Go?; InSite Magazine
10.30.09 Murder Ballad Murder Mystery; Austin Chronicle Review
You'll be hard-pressed to find a riskier production in Austin this year than this strange string of ballads and mysteries
08.28.09 The Dragonfly Queen; Austin Chronicle Review
Return to Mala's world
SEASON 21
06.17.09 Good Things; Austin Live Theater
05.22.09 Oceana; Austin Chronicle Review
The Vortex's latest theatrical immersion in myth sinks you down 20,000 leagues
05.15.09 'Oceana' The life aquatic; Austin Chronicle
05.15.09 Give em a Hand; Austin Chronicle
04.17.09 Mister Z Loves Company; Austin Chronicle Review
Rubber Repertory's revival is a marriage of depravity and delight, of filth and fantasy
04.11.09 Liberating ‘Mister Z’ Deck Party at the Vortex; Austin American Statesman
03.27.09 Holy Cross Sucks!!!; Austin Chronicle Review
Rob Nash plays 29 characters over four years of high school and makes it look so easy
02.12.09 Secret Life of the InBetweeners; Austin Live Theatre Blog
aron Brown's musical at the Vortex benefits from a strong cast, Bonnie Cullum's assured direction, and a bouncy score,
01.23.09 Spaceman:Dada:Robot; Austin Chronicle Review
A song cycle with its head in the stars and a sense of wonder makes space cool again
01.02.09 12 Steps to a More Dysfunctional Christmas; Austin Chronicle Review
Rob Nash's solo show is funny, honest, and a welcome relief from saccharine holiday shows
10.31.08 2008 B. Iden Payne Awards; Austin Chronicle
10.31.08 Gretchen Phillips Reviewed; Austin Chronicle Review
10.03.08 2008 Payne Awards Nominations; Austin Chronicle
08.29.08 Radio Silence: a word opera; Austin Chronicle Review
Zell Miller III's hip-hop opera is fascinating when it isn't flying by so quickly
08.22.08 Talkin' the Walk; Austin Chronicle
Hip-hop theatre artist Zell Miller III speaks truth about radio, race, and fatherhood
SEASON 20
06.20.08 Beauty Queen of Leenan; Austin Chronicle
This Beauty Queen is harsh but effective, gritty as a sandpaper shamrock
04.16.08 The Last Days of Desmond"Nani" Reese; Austin Chronicle
Heather Woodbury's new solo show about a 108-year-old fallen woman humanizes strippers and storytellers, whores and academics
03.28.08 Troades; Austin Chronicle Review
This new adaptation of The Trojan Women is fueled by an earnestness that is the show's blessing and its curse
03.24.08 ‘Troades’; Austin360 Review
01.18.08 Beirut; Austin Chronicle ReviewVortex's revival confronts issues of the body – as object, as weapon, and as prison – head on
11.20.07 The Neovaginal Monologues: Tales of Transformation; Austin Chronicle
UT RTF professor Sandy Stone takes the stage to tell stories from the lives of transgendered individuals
11.02.07 2007 B. Iden Payne Awards: Prize; Austin Chronicle
09.28.07 2007 B. Iden Payne Awards: Take a bow, nominees; Austin Chronicle
09.21.07 Accidental Death of an Anarchist; Austin Chronicle Review
Staging of Fo's farce never quite musters the urgent lunacy of its Looney Tunes inspiration
08.31.07 Dragonfly Princess; Austin Chronicle Review
ethos' opera The Dragonfly Princess takes us down a dark path of intrigues, heresy, power struggles, and death
SEASON 19
07.27.07 The Wyrd Sisters; Austin Chronicle Review
The Vortex's 2007 Summer Youth Theatre showcases more talented youth with Terry Pratchett's lighthearted, adventurous Wyrd Sisters
06.01.07 Wallace Shawn's 'A Thought in Three Parts': The author approves; Austin Chronicle
05.18.07 Outstanding! Nominations for the 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards, Austin Chronice
05.18.07 A Thought in Three Parts; Austin Chronicle Review
In staging Wallace Shawn's famously unproduced and pornographic A Thought in Three Parts, it'd be so easy to stumble or misjudge, but Rubber Repertory has gotten almost everything stunningly right.
03.23.07 Hamlet; Austin Chronicle Review
Vortex Repertory Company's new production of Shakespeare's Hamlet has a strong contemporary feel...
01.19.07 Trickster; Austin Chronicle Review
Vortex Repertory Company's latest production, about those weaselly mythological misfits who pull pranks and break rules, Trickster, is an extravaganza
12.15.06 Rob Nash, Bedford Falls by way of television city; Austin Chronicle
Austin solo performer Rob Nash is moving to Los Angeles, and as a parting Christmas gift, he's created a holiday special that never was:It's a Wonderful Life, 70s Christmas Special, Starring the Fonz
12.01.06 Finding Hope ... in Bed!; Austin Chronicle Review
Tim Miller's latest trip to Austin finds the noted performance artist optimistic about being gay
11.03.06 2006 B. Iden Payne Awards: Payne, Payne, who got the Payne?; Austin Chronicle
11.03.06 Ring Rip Rent; Austin Chronicle Review
Ring Rip Rent, a new play by Martha Lynn Coon, shows us a future where women who have violated society's sexual mores are confined, classified, and treated
SEASON 18
09.09.06 Bell(e); Austin Chronicle Review
Bell(e), ethos' installation focusing on literary suicides, chucks the adolescent illusion that killing oneself is a meaningful act of passion...
08.25.06 Web Extra: B-Boy Bluez / Hot Dogs at the Eiffel Tower; Austin Chronicle Review
In his 'B-Boy Bluez,' playing on a double bill with Maggie Gallant's 'Hot Dogs at the Eiffel Tower,' Zell Miller III creates whole worlds on stage and performs his heart out for whatever audience he gets.
07.21.06 Summer Youth Theatre's The Visit: Kill Schill; Austin Chronicle Review
For 15 years, Vortex Repertory Company's Summer Youth Theatre has been not patronizing kids. On the contrary, this program has historically chosen challenging and significant material for its participants to tackle...
05.19.06 4:48 Psychosis; Austin Chronicle Review
One really gets the full abysmal experience of being clinically depressed in the 48 minutes of Vortex Repertory Company and Renaissance Austin Theatre's 4:48 Psychosis
05.19.06 Cream of the Crop; Austin Chronicle
Nominations for the 2005-2006 Austin Critics Table Awards
12.30.05 The Last Shall Be First; Austin Chronicle
12.23.05 A Christmas Carol Roasting on an Open Fire; Austin Chronicle Review
With his solo show 'A Christmas Carol Roasting on an Open Fire,' Rob Nash has lit a fire under Dickens' perennial fable like Austin's problem child with a grill...
12.16.05 First Night Austin; Austin Chronicle
This year, Austin, get ready to ring out the old year in a big way...
10.28.05 Vampyress; Austin Chronicle Review
October is a fitting time for the Vortex to premiere Chad Salvata's opera 'Vampyress,' about a ghoulish countess who killed 600 women so she could bathe in their blood
SEASON 17
09.23.05 Phaedra's Love; Austin Chronicle Review
Renaissance Austin Theatre Company's staging of 'Phaedra's Love' is not for the prudish eye, what with its incest, murder, rape, and graphic scenes that require splash guards
08.22.05 And the Winners Are; Austin Circle of Theatres
08.19.05 Nominations for the 2004-2005 B. Iden Payne Awards; Austin Chronicle
07.22.05 Getting Kids Into the Act; Austin Chronicle
Curtain up on GRRL Action and Vortex Summer Youth Theatre
07.15.05 To be Continued; Austin Chronicle Review
Something about 'hOle,' a new live theatrical serial in nine episodes, is bringing folks back to the Vortex every Tuesday night of this long, hot summer
06.17.05 Holes Before Bedtime; Austin Chronicle Review
Dan Basila's 'Holes Before Bedtime' is an unsettling work of art; but it is a work of art, as opposed to a mere vulgar spectacle, and that's the really weird thing about it
03.25.05 Sleeping Beauty; Austin Chronicle Review
The Vortex Repertory Company's 'Sleeping Beauty' shows the company in a playful mood, delivering a musical adaptation that is fanciful, lighthearted, and disarmingly sweet.
03.11.05 Working Beauty: An Interview with Bonnie Cullum; Austin Chronicle
01.28.05 St. Enid and the Black Hand; Austin Chronicle Review
In Vortex Repertory Company's mesmerizing St. Enid and the Black Hand,' an archetypal family enacts a fairy tale with many-layered meanings
12.24.04 A Christmas Carol Roasting on an Open Fire; Austin Chronicle Review
In A Christmas Carol Roasting on an Open Fire, Rob Nash adds a clever curve to the holiday tale, matching Hollywood stars with Dickens' familiar characters
SEASON 16
08.20.04 Payne Pleasures 2004; Austin Chronicle
08.20.04 12-Steps to a More Dysfunctional Musical; Austin Chronicle Review
Nash gives the Smiths something new to bind the family, someone to look out for, a future, hope. He's the catalyst that finally gets every member of this self-absorbed family to stop gazing in the mirror, to stop worrying about herself or himself and start thinking about someone else.
07.30.04 The Good Woman of Setzuan; Austin Chronicle Review
06.06.04 Do Kill the Messenger; Austin Chronicle Review
Guest performers bring cameo cutups to 'The Comedy of Errors'
05.14.04 Ghost From a Perfect Place; Austin Chronicle Review
05.14.04 Austin Critics Table Nominations, 2003-2004; Austin Chronicle
04.23.04 Oh, What a Lovely War Protest!; Austin Chronicle Interview with Kathryn Blume
How the Lysistrata Project became a global phenomenon, from one woman who lived it
03.12.04 Dark Goddess 2004; Austin Chronicle Review
"Take responsibility for your own transformation," the women tell us. "Change is eternal. Accept change. Embrace it."
01.30.04 Pythia Dust; Austin Chronicle Review
Welcome to the cabaret at the end of the universe, where every song pulses with a quasar beat and love burns hotter than a supernova.
11.28.03 Coriolanus; Austin Chronicle Review
Winds of change blow mightily in Shakespeare's tragedies. Gusts of oratory describe the injustices and illegitimacy of the powers that be...
SEASON 15
08.08.03 Norman Normal Saves the World: The Geek Breaks Out!; Austin Chronicle Review
Nash's art is in the insta-characterization. He tells his story through characters' "dialogues,"
06.27.03 Eggheads: Ain't That a Kick in the Head; Austin Chronicle
To see such assuredness of style, combined with the sense that the actors were really having fun, was a kick.
06.01.03 VORTEX Summer Youth Theatre Pushes Teens to Produce; KLRU Spotlight Report
05.23.03 Holy Cross Sucks!: One for All; Austin Chronicle
The story's thrust is the musketeerish friendship that propels the boys through four tough years from timidity to freedom via New York.
05.09.03 Austin Critics Table Nominations, 2002-2003; Austin Chronicle
04.25.03 Black Tower: Timeless Struggles; Austin Chronicle Review
In The Black Tower, the experimental performance company ethos creates another theatrical museum through which audiences may examine living dioramas populated by Greek gods engaged in struggles with each other as old as the human race.
03.21.03 The Scarlet Letter: A Recurring Nightmare; Austin Chronicle Review
Within this atmosphere of dread, director Michelle Fowler and her cast create a society of suffocating morality and the cruel reprisals that await any who violate its rigid rules of conduct.
02.07.03 Unkindest Cuts of All; Austin Chronicle News Article on Austin Art Funding
01.17.03 Holy Well, Sacred Flame: Spring Down Memory Lane; Austin Chronicle Review
Writer-director Bonnie Cullum makes a unique rite from sincerity, sensuousness, and outlandish vision.
SEASON 14
12.20.02 Ratgirl's Holy Rockin' Christmas: X-mess; Austin Chronicle Review
With Ratgirl's Holy Rockin' Christmas, Ratgirl proves herself a real artist by tossing the yule's manifold manifestations into an artistic blender, from which she serves up holiday cheer in a mighty mythological melange, a veritable Xmess.
11.29.02 Medea: If Looks Could Kill; Austin Chronicle Review
The feast for the eyes includes Loftus' use of four actresses to share the title role, as well as play the Chorus.
10.02.02 Payne Pleasures 2002; Austin Chronicle; B. Iden Payne Awards
07.26.02 Moby Dick: Study of Mortality in Blue and White; Austin Chronicle
You never see the sea in the Vortex Repertory Company's new stage adaptation of Moby Dick, but you sense it around you and under you,
07.19.02 Moby's Play: Kirk Smith on Bringing Melville's Whale to the Stage; Austin Chronicle; Interview with Kirk Smith
07.07.02 12 Steps to a More Dysfunctional Family; Austin Chronicle Review
This is the play to attend with that family member who impersonates you best.
05.31.02 The Music of Erica Zann: That Way Lies Madness; Austin Chronicle Review
Entering The Music of Erica Zann is akin to falling into a fever dream, a hallucinatory state in which you're overwhelmed by strange visions and a palpable sense of anxiety and apprehension.
05.24.02 More Places at the Table: Nominations expand for the 10th Austin Critics Table Awards; Austin Chronicle
04.19.02 Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off; Austin Chronicle Review
Loftus the producer prevails by enticing some of Austin's finest actors from the Shakespearean courts back to the realm of the experimental.
03.22.02 Seven Wonders of the World (Plus One): Darn That Dream; Austin Chronicle Review
The Tongue and Groove Theatre gang have some serious fun with this disconnect between dreaming and waking life
01.25.02 The Dark Goddess Phenom; Austin Chronicle
SEASON 13
12.28.01 Rob Nash Does Romeo and Juliet: The Power of One; Austin Chronicle Review
He shifts smoothly from character to character, sometimes instantly, sometimes after a slow turn for shifting's emphasis, and his skill in doing this is obviously beside the point.
11.23.01 Desdemona, A Play About a Handkerchief: Nothing to Sneeze At; Austin Chronicle Review
It's a damned effective production, boys, even though -- of course -- it's an impossible fairy tale.

11.09.01

Frailty, Thy Name Ain't Woman; Austin Chronicle
When it comes to the female gender, Shakespeare is not to be trusted.
10.26.01 Shopping and Fucking: Coitus An' Corruptus; Austin Chronicle Review
Yes, everything has a price; and if there are any of those little cartoon hearts hovering above the heads of these uneasily scrabbling lowlifes, those hearts are obscured by garish price tags.
09.28.01 Most Valuable: Stephanie Swenson; Austin Chronicle
09.14.01 The Deluge: Listen to the Rhythm of the Falling Rain; Austin Chronicle Review
... highly imagistic and poetic, with live music played by Michael Werst, Ken Burchenal, and Amy-Lou Werst -- a trio on violin, guitar, and cello -- complementing the cool, wetness of the environment and the gentle storytelling.
08.17.01 Richard III: Performances Within Performances; Austin Chronicle Review
a performance built around performances by a master actor on the stage of life.
07.20.01 Cyrano de Bergerac: Particular Panache; Austin Chronicle Review
An exquisite pain, then, proximity: all the things one wants to say but can't muster the courage to utter, since she, of course, doesn't really share those overwhelming feelings.
06.29.01 Uncaged: Yadda Yadda, Warden; Austin Chronicle Review
Ratgirl is an autonomous entity, with perky ears and a little black nose and a long, thick tail, who can be seen around town performing various duties...
05.22.01 Salome: Under the Veils; No Heart; Austin Chronicle Review
05.19.01 ROYGBIV 2001: That's Life... D'0h!; Austin Chronicle Review
This is the face belonging to the Everyman protagonist of ROYGBIV 2001: A Human Odyssey, and it never changes throughout his life, which we see in its entirety in this ONE Theatre Company production.
05.17.01 Austin Critics Expand Pool of Award Nominees; Austin American Statesman
05.08.01 Twelfth Night: Gently Into that Good Night; Austin Chronicle Review
Now, if you wondered what kind of stage director Faires might be, waste no time and pick up tickets for this last weekend of his elegant, understated (with a few hilarious exceptions) labor of love
03.21.01 Dicken's A Tale of Two Cities: Immediate, Raw, Raw Storytelling; Austin Chronicle Review
The unexpected choice by boundary-pushing VORTEX Repertory Company to mount this seemingly straightforward adaptation is clear from the start: Kirk Smith has pulled the disparate parts of Dickens' long, tortuously wrought plot together with a mix of verve and passion, intimacy and grandeur.
03.09.01 Radio Radio; Austin Chronicle
02.23.01 What a Piece of Work is Woman!; Austin Chronicle
In the New Shakespeare-Inspired Play 'Roses and Thistles,' Vortex Once Again Sows Seeds of Feminism
SEASON 12
11.24.00 The Bridge Burner: Reheated; Austin Chronicle Review
It's about the other members of Brian's shattered and dysfunctional family trying to deal with each other, and, okay, it's an accurate picture of anger and loss and need and denial.
09.22.00 Payne Pleasures 2000; Austin Chronicle
09.08.00 Elytra: New Synthesis; Austin Chronicle Review
He's clearly dealing with issues of death and regeneration, creation, power and control, and even when his treatment of them winds through dense landscapes, we can glimpse the road.
08.18.00 B. Iden Payne Award Nominations, 1999-2000; Austin Chronicle
07.29.00 The Frogs: Awkward Bawdy; Austin Chronicle Review
And prance these young actors do, with all the glorious energy and presence of youth, and all the slickness of a well-trained troupe, professionally directed by VORTEX
07.14.00 And You Come From Where ...?: Where Did the Love Go?; Austin Chronicle Review
I haven't told anyone yet. I didn't want to jinx it, but I fell in love this weekend. With Cultureworks' And You Come From Where ...?, written and performed by Brian Shapiro.
05.26.00 Fractured Greeks: Great Deeds, Human Follies; Austin Chronicle
Every year the Vortex Workshop brings together VORTEX Repertory Company members and other local actors to "train, play, work, write, experiment, and perform together."
03.31.00 Heaving Shadows at the Skin Show; Austin Chronicle Review
Within the dark, funny realm of her ultra-revealing Heaving Shadows at the Skin Show, Fix manages to combine her endless influences into a pleasantly chaotic fairy tale straddling harsh realism and the giddiest dreaminess.
03.17.00 The Apocalytes & the Tetragons: Psychic Blasts and Undulating Bodies; Austin Chronicle
With the hyper-stylized, absurdist, nudity-rich videos looming behind them, Salvata, Samayoa, and Matt Patterson, all of the Electronic Planet Ensemble, churned out loud, rockin' electronica to accompany the action.
02.18.00 Dark Goddess: Remembrance of Deities Past; Austin Chronicle Review
Dark Goddess isn't just a theatrical performance; it's a spellbinding ritual bringing together goddesses from the far reaches of the world
01.14.00 Despair's Book of Dreams and the Sometimes Radio: Grooving Among the Shreds of Shadow; Austin Chronicle Review
It's the waking dreamscape of a lonely, abandoned man capering through the confines of a house as jumbled and tattered as the ruins of his mind...
SEASON 11
12.31.99 Senioritis: Devilish High School Chemistry; Austin Chronicle Review
Watching Nash present one of these plays is to see a unique talent at work; he is the most personable of stage performers.
12.28.99 Head of the Class; Finishing His High School Epic, Rob Nash Graduates to Off-Broadway; Weeklywire Review
12.10.99 Head of the Class; Austin Chronicle
11.26.99 Ashes to Ashes: Dense and Chilling Quiet; Austin Chronicle
09.17.99 1998-99 B. Iden Payne Award Winners; Austin Chronicle
09.10.99 Junior Blues: A Bullet Train Through Adolescence; Austin Chronicle
07.31.99 Mechinal: Repression in Blue; Austin Chronicle
07.16.99 Sandbox: Young at Heart; Austin Chronicle
05.07.99 Twelfth Night: Gently Into That Good Night; Austin Chronicle
02.19.99 A Planet of Their Own; Austin Chronicle (VORTEX News Announcement)
SEASON 10
12.30.98 Y Ask X&Y?; Austin Chronicle
12.20.98 Goin' to Georgia: Light in Our Lives; Austin Chronicle
11.24.98 Strings Attached; VORTEX Pulls Off a Difficult Heartstring-jerker with Flair;Weeklywire
11.21.98 Norm L:Zero Tolerance; Austin Chronicle
09.21.98 Nothing is Funnier Than Unhappiness: Samuel Beckett's Endgame;Weeklywire
09.08.98 Theater Critical: Schlock and Self-Mockery;Weeklywire
08.21.98 Sophomore Slump: Souped-Up Teen Angst; Austin Chronicle
07.10.98 The Last Word on Sex (Annie Sprinkle)
05.26.98 Beauty Vultures and the Plague of Sleep: Heartwarming Chill; Weeklywire
Somewhere in a chilly fault line of the mind, underneath dreams, myth, fairy tale, and pure giddiness, lurk the odd characters of Rembert Block's new work Beauty Vultures and the Plague of Sleep.
04.13.98 Macbeth;Weeklywire
Who said Shakespeare was tricky to understand?
02.23.98 A Little Horseplay;Weeklywire
The play, though, is much more than a mere shock.
01.21.98 Triskelion: Shiny, Scary World; Austin Chronicle Review
SEASON 9
12.20.97 Myth in the Flesh: A Good Lesson in Wonder; Austin Chronicle
12.07.97 From Cosmic Accident to Refined Art: Rob Nash Onstage; Austin Chronicle Interview with Rob Nash
11.24.97 Strings Attached; Weeklywire Review of Marvin's Room
11.10.97 The American Chestnut: Vacuums to Vietnam; Weeklywire
10.08.97 Scavengers: Explosive Comedy; Austin Chronicle
08.02.97 Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities: Engaging From the Page; Austin Chronicle
07.02.97 Revenge Is Sweet: Vengeance Carries the Day; Weeklywire
06.28.97 The Ravaging: Seeds of a Biting Work; Austin Chronicle Review
05.24.97 Sukkah (Shelter): Climbing Sound; Austin Chronicle Review
04.24.97 Whatever Now: A Report on Heather Woodbury on the Verge of Fame; Austin Chronicle
04.19.97 Suburbia: A Positive 'Tude; Austin Chronicle Review
12.14.96 Freshman Year Sucks!: Another Lion Tamed; Austin Chronicle Review


   


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