Come Visit The Boys Next Door. By Joan Baker and Olin Meadows
Entertainment / Sam Bass Theatre / theatre / Tickets

Come Visit The Boys Next Door. By Joan Baker and Olin Meadows

The Sam Bass Community Theater is neatly tucked into a little corner of Round Rock, within spitting distance of the juncture of I-35 and Ranch Road 620. The Sam Bass has been delivering quality theatre for more than 30 years. I don’t mean to imply that every show they produce is amazing because that would … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview With Paddy Moloney,  founder and leader of The Chieftains
Entertainment / Exclusive / International Tour / Interviews / One World Theatre / Premiers / St. Edwards / Tickets / World Music

Exclusive Interview With Paddy Moloney, founder and leader of The Chieftains

Interview With Paddy Moloney, founder and leader of  The Chieftains Good afternoon Mr. Moloney, this is Nicholas Mani from Austin Entertainment Weekly.  Thank you so much for taking the time to talk with us today.  I have the double honor of interviewing you today and performing with you next Wednesday as part of the St. Edward’s Masterworks Singers during your stop … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview With Mark Halasi of Cirque Du Soleil
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Exclusive Interview With Mark Halasi of Cirque Du Soleil

Austin Entertainment Weekly Editor Olin Meadows spent some time with Cirque Du Soleil featured performer, Mark Halasi. Halasi performs the role of Icarus, and performs a net act. Halasi is from Hungary and has been with Cirque Du Soleil for over 8 Years. AEW: How much time does it take you to prepare for a show … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview With Robert Pellette Of City Theatre’s “The Whipping Man”
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Exclusive Interview With Robert Pellette Of City Theatre’s “The Whipping Man”

Austin Entertainment Weekly was so impressed with the work of City Theatre and Actor Robert Pellette, that we took some time to chat with Robert about his experiences in preparing for a role that is rooted in history yet is nearly un-thought of. AEW:  The subject matter of The Whipping Man is intriguing yet not … Continue reading

CATS…. Frolics Onto The Stage And Into Your Heart! by Olin Meadows
Musicals / Palace Theatre / theatre / Tickets

CATS…. Frolics Onto The Stage And Into Your Heart! by Olin Meadows

CATS…. Frolics Onto The Stage And Into Your Heart! by Olin Meadows The historic Georgetown Palace Theatre is producing one of its largest productions to date. CATS, the landmark musical by musical theatre genius Andrew Lloyd Webber and based on the book “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Eliot. The Palace produced this … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with Emily Behny of Broadway Across America’s WICKED!
Broadway Across America / Exclusive / Interviews / Musicals / National Tour / Texas Performing Arts / theatre / Tickets

Exclusive Interview with Emily Behny of Broadway Across America’s WICKED!

AEW: Being a part of what most people consider the most landmark musical of our time what sort of preconceived ideas do people have coming into the show? Emily: I think most people see WICKED having no preconceived notions at all and end up being totally surprised by the plot. Or, others think they are about to see the … Continue reading

The Whipping Man is Living, Breathing Art! by Olin Meadows
City Theatre / Premiers / theatre / Tickets

The Whipping Man is Living, Breathing Art! by Olin Meadows

What do you get when you cross the old world and way of life with a new and liberated life immediately? You get America immediately after the defeat of the confederates after General Lee surrendered to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant. Here is where the story of the Whipping Man starts, and here also is … Continue reading