The Paisano

An improvised spook

Photo by Jake Striebeck

Jake Striebeck

October 16, 2019

Bexar Stage is San Antonio’s hub for improv and comedy. A variety of performance acts, such as improvisational theater and stand-up comedy, are showcased and workshopped Thursday through Saturday at 1203 Camden St where a welcoming and diverse community gather to express their love for theater. Bexar...

Second Samuel

Second Samuel

Maha Qadri

April 2, 2019

UTSA’s theater club, the Rowdy Thespian Association (RTA), put on a showing of “Second Samuel” for Com Week on March 28. “Second Samuel” takes place in a small South Georgian town of the same name, full of gossip-mongering women and men who live at the local bar. On this day, B-Flat, a 17-year-...

Ciudad, A Crecer: Break a leg – Theaters in San Antonio

Backstage at the youth production of The Lion King.

Enrique Bonilla

January 31, 2018

San Antonio theaters revived breathe new life into the arts community. Varied in design, history and audience, theaters have long been a part of San Antonio’s cultural history. These staples in our community tell stories through their architectural design, their programs and the audiences. ...

This week on stage: Vol V

Photos courtesy of Playhouse San Antonio

Eric Pitty

October 11, 2017

Disney’s “Hunchback of Notre Dame”musical returns to Playhouse San Antonio revamped for the 21st century.   This weekend, The Playhouse San Antonio finishes its stage adaptation of the Disney animated film “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”– inspired by Victor Hugo’s novel of the same na...

‘Catch Me If You Can’ takes off with a high-flying performance

April 15, 2014

Photo Courtesy of Siggi Ragnar Set your phones to “Airplane Mode” and travel back to the 1960s, a time of flashy pilots and stylish doctors. “Catch Me If You Can” follows the true tale of Frank W. Abagnale Jr., who conned his way into the high positions of a pilot, a docto...

Evil takes on a new, funny form: Cameo Theater brings gore and laughs with ‘Evil Dead: The Musical’

October 22, 2013

Photo Courtesy of James Teninty What if your sibling, best friend and girlfriend became possessed by a demon? Would you join them or fight them to the death using any weapons you could find in a cabin in the woods? This is the question Ash, the main character and hero of “Evil Dead The M...