James VenhausThe Temple of Dionysus - Killing My Lobster

Reviews

Broken Record

 Broken Record is funny, smart and beautifully realized. It is another winning collaboration from Venhaus and Overtime. Here's hoping there are plenty more when those came from." -Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News
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Stocking Stuffers

"a modest, heartfelt evening that brings some much needed joy to the world."   "saccharine free fare for the Yuletide season." - David, McKee, Las Vegas City Life
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The Happy Couple

"It's a strong show all the way around that deserves full houses." - Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News
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"Both acts will leave you queasy so prepare to get your heart broken — in a good way." - Ashley Lindstrom, San Antonio Current
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Speak of the Devil

"The piece, directed by Gypsy Pantoja, was snappy and smart -- an excellent capper to an excellent evening." - Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News
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The Temple of Dionysus

"A funny new one-act" - Elaine Liner, Dallas Observer
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"The play proves a real gag-fest, and never makes the mistake of taking itself seriously" Tom Sime, Dallas Morning News
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"An inventive work" - Mark Lowry, Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
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Inside the Loop

WINNER - St. Tammany National One-Act Play Festival - Covington, LA (2009)

"A terrific evening" - Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News
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Concourse 'E'

"wickedly funny" and a "definite highlight" of the evening. - Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News, January 13, 2009
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"Short, sharp, shockingly good". - Nicolette Good, San Antonio Current, January 14, 2009
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The First Christmas

"…Crisp and tight ..." - Lawson Taitte, Dallas Morning News, Dec. 7, 2001.
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"… well-written…" - Mark Lowry, Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, December 9, 2001.
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Elaine Liner, Dallas Observer, December 13, 2001
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Santa's Little Helper

"Venhaus' writing here is sharp and tight, managing to get across loads of subtext in just a few pages."
- Elaine Liner, Dallas Observer December 11, 2003
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"Minute for minute, the best holiday-themed drama around"
- Mark Lowry, Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, December 6, 2003.
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"Local playwrights sparkle in 'Christmas at Ground Zero"
"For sure, you'll leave shouting, "Ho, ho, ho!"

- Lawson Taitte, Dallas Morning News, December 5, 2003.
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Happy Holidays From Anderson, Davis, Seton and Fenner

"James Venhaus provides the two funniest plays in this year's collection." - Elaine Liner, Dallas Observer December 11, 2003
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"Minute for minute, the best holiday-themed drama around"
- Mark Lowry, Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, December 6, 2003.
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"Local playwrights sparkle in 'Christmas at Ground Zero"
"For sure, you'll leave shouting, "Ho, ho, ho!"
- Lawson Taitte, Dallas Morning News, December 5, 2003.
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White Room

"The piece was inventive and funny and built to a terrific ending . . .Easily the best piece of the evening"
-Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News, September 12, 2009
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