Archive for Musicals

Shoe Review!

Summer Stock Austin’s A Shoe Story Allen Robertson and Damon Brown’s new musical reinvents “The Elves and the Shoemaker” as a timely tale of refugees but in a clever, playful way REVIEWED BY ROBERT FAIRES, FRI., AUG. 4, 2017 These are desperate days for elves. Their homeland is…

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Inside the mind of Allen Robertson!

Place your bets! What’s in there? Ghosts? A singing hobbit? Stop guessing. Here’s a link to a story about the creative process behind “A Shoe Story” instead!

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It’s 2017, ya’ll! Elves! Shoemakers! Punnish rap battles!

Must be a new musical from Allen and Damon rehearsing at Summer Stock Austin. “A Shoe Story” also known as The Elves and the Shoemaker makes its summer debut this month and it’s full of elf hip-hop (meaning the music and actual hopping) and a…

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A Steadfast Review

Theater review: Summer Stock Austin’s ‘The Steadfast Tin Soldier’ is a musical for all July 25, 2016 Original Link (This review is by American-Statesman freelance arts critic Andrew J. Friedenthal.) Summer Stock Austin has a fine tradition of not only providing a performance opportunity for Texas’…

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Two more videos and we’re open!

One video from the cast, and another video from rehearsal. We’re ready for the 2016 Summer Stock Austin premiere of “Steadfast Tin Soldier!”

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Summertime means… a New Musical! Steadfast Tin Soldier!

We’re well into rehearsal at Summer Stock Austin and a New Musical from Allen and Damon. “Steadfast Tin Soldier” is making it’s debut this summer and there’s adventure, rats, daring escapes, a ballerina princess, even a dude made of socks. MEDIUM socks, if you get…

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Cast Recording Released – “Tortoise & Hare” SSA 2015

Listen online to a full studio recording of the “Tortoise & Hare” score featuring the fantastic and talented Summer Stock Austin 2015 cast! If you’re having trouble with the online player, go here to access the MP3 files directly.

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“Tortoise & Hare” wins an Award!

We tied for “Best Musical” in the 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards! What? You heard me. It’s who you’re running with! Thanks to all. We’re honored, humbled, and thankful to be a part of this creative and generous Austin Theater community.

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Soup’s On at Point Park

We’re super excited about Point Park University’s production of Stone Soup in PA! You can see some photos from their very awesome-looking version here, or head over to their Flickr stream for more! Congrats, it looks fantastic!

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“Stone Soup” on the Road!

From Facebook: Michael McKelvey added 8 new photos. For the past semester, I have had the pleasure of creating a service learning class, The Story Road Project, and working with nine fantastic college students who have helped bring a wonderful piece of theatre, STONE SOUP,…

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