There have been quite a few attempts to turn Shakespearean plays into musicals over the years, with varying degrees of success, but it’s far less frequent to find a musical that features Shakespeare as a character, let alone the villain.
One of the first things you see walking into Bass Concert Hall’s front doors are two shiny marble eyes staring back at you—Eyes, carved in 1982 by Louise Bourgeois at the age of 71.
After attending the TPA Season Preview Party, Michael Barnes of the Austin American-Statesman shares his enthusiasm for the 2017-18 Season.
A special message from Kathy Panoff, Director and Associate Dean of Texas Performing Arts announcing the 2017-18 Essential Series.
A UT employee since 1992, Warren Whitaker made his way to Texas Performing Arts in 1997 seeking out and hiring the best employees in the performing arts business.
Whether you’ve seen Phantom five times or not at all, it’s a show that never gets old. “I like to say it’s the same old grape wine but served in new glasses,” Rigby says.
Yvonne started at Texas Performing Arts as a stage manager in 2004, and thirteen years later is our Assistant Director for Performance Logistics.
A composer for the upcoming Sound in Sculpture event discusses her creative process.
In a recent article, The New York Times asks, "where have classical music’s uppercase letters gone?"
Texas Performing Arts has approximately 400 dedicated volunteers who help keep our performances running smoothly. Meet Kennedy Paris, a Texas Theatre and Dance Theatre Studies Major and Texas Performing Arts volunteer student usher.
We talk to the jazz titan about Coltrane, his latest album, and more
Director, who also worked on “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” drawn to sense of connection in vampire story.
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it. – Thucydides
Karen Maness’ dossier includes a list of impressive titles: Texas Performing Arts Scenic Art Supervisor, scenic artist, studio artist, UT instructor, and now, author.
“The first time I ever bleached someone’s hair was in a monastery using a French’s Mustard Bottle,” laughed Allison Lowery, TPA’s Wig & Makeup Specialist. She was getting ready for opening night of Little Women: The Broadway Musical.