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    Silent Sky

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    September 23 - October 16, 2016

    At the dawn of modern astronomy, Henrietta Leavitt leaves her home and beloved sister to work in Harvard’s male-driven observatory and map the night sky. She forms a new sisterhood with her fellow star “computers,” Annie and Williamina, and begins to fall in love with her supervisor, Peter Shaw. As Henrietta makes a revolutionary discovery about where the Earth is in time and space, she must fight to be ...more


    The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

    Presented by Mary Moody Northen Theatre at Mary Moody Northen Theatre, Austin

    September 29 - October 9, 2016

    The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui: A Gangster Spectacle

    By Bertolt Brecht

    Adapted by George Tabori

    Directed by David Long

    Original Music by Peter...more

    Sherlock Holmes: The Whitechapel Murders

    Presented by Way Off Broadway Community Players at Way Off Broadway Community Players , Leander

    September 23 - October 15, 2016

    Way Off Broadway Community Players presents the first show of our Platinum 20thth season, the World Premier of the mysterious Sherlock Holmes: The Whitechapel Murders. The show is written and...more

    The King and Eye Ball

    Presented by Rude Mechs at The Off Center, Austin

    October 15, 2016

    Rude Mechs invites you our annual party fundraiser, THE KING AND EYE BALL. We want to dance with you. We want to drink with you. We want to cuddle you in a corner where the lights...more

    A Few Good Men

    Presented by TexARTS at TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theater, Austin

    October 7 - October 16, 2016

    Academy Award-winner Aaron Sorkin’s drama that tells the story of military lawyers who, in the course of defending two United States Marines accused of murder, uncover a conspiracy that runs to...more

    Texas Theatre and Dance presents In the Red and Brown Water

    Presented by The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin - Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, Austin

    October 6 - October 16, 2016

    How far will Oya go to make a mark in the world? A young runner with boundless possibilities, Oya is forced to choose between her ailing mother and her own dreams. This intoxicating...more

    L'enfant Terrible

    Presented by Denise Prince and Women & Their Work at Justine's Secret House, Austin

    October 22, 2016

    On October 22, Austin artist Denise Prince will host L’enfant Terrible, a private, one-night-only ticketed event, for which she’s translated her latest body of work into an...more

    14/48 Austin Theatre Festival

    Presented by 14/48 Austin at The VORTEX, Austin

    October 21 - October 22, 2016

    14/48 The Worlds Quickest Theatre Festival comes to Austin for its third year of wildly unexpected live performance! 

    The festival, which began in Seattle over fifteen years...more

    Christopher Marlowe's The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

    Presented by The Baron's Men at The Curtain Theatre, Austin

    September 30 - October 22, 2016

    When does desire…desire for anything…become too deep, too overwhelming, too much to ignore? The answers to humanity’s most nagging questions could be right at its fingertips, in the world...more

    Incorruptible, A Dark Comedy about the Dark Ages by Michael Hollinger

    Presented by Gaslight Baker Theatre at Gaslight-Baker Theatre, Lockhart

    September 30 - October 22, 2016

    The Gaslight Baker Theatre presents Michael Hollinger's bawdy farce Incorruptible, A Dark Comedy about the Dark Ages satirizing the fragility of faith in the face of survival. Welcome to...more

    Jack & the Beanstalk

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    October 1 - October 23, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    Jack & the Beanstalk

    Dates: October 1-23, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

     

    Join us for the next...more

    The Tingler on 35mm

    Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    October 24, 2016

    Enjoy a special screening of William Castle's The Tingler, complete with multi-sensory effects to bring this horror classic to life! In The Tingler, Dr. Warren Chapin (Vincent Price) believes fear...more

    Strait-Jacket on 35mm

    Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    October 25, 2016

    Enjoy a special screening of William Castle's Strait-Jacket, complete with multi-sensory effects to bring this horror classic to life! After a 20-year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a...more

    Long Center Presents: The Aluminum Show

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    October 26, 2016

    This new and unique show brings the material, the music and the artists together on stage in a magical, mystery-filled creation combining visual theater, dance, and humor into an exciting,...more

    Romeo & Juliet

    Presented by Something for Nothing Theater

    October 13 - October 29, 2016

    This fall, Something for Nothing Theater graduates from one show to two shows a year with our Romeo and Juliet, featuring an all-star cast of Austin’s favorite Shakespeareans! R&J stars B....more

    Priscilla Queen of the Desert

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at Topfer Theater at ZACH Theater, Austin

    September 28 - October 30, 2016

    Shake your groove thing and climb aboard the most fun party bus in Austin -- Priscilla Queen of the Desert! Based on the smash-hit movie, this Olivier and Tony Award-winning musical...more

    Rosita y Conchita: a Dia de Los Muertos Play

    Presented by Austin Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    October 1 - October 30, 2016

    Rosita y Conchita
    In this imaginative adaptation of Erich Haeger and Eric González's award-winning children's book, two sisters try to reunite on the Day of the Dead. Along the way Rosita...more

    Houdini Speaks to the Living

    Presented by The Hidden Room

    October 21 - October 30, 2016

    Marking the 90th anniversary of the Great Houdini’s death…in a Hidden Room somewhere within the York Rite Masonic Hall (311 W. 7th Street, Austin TX  78701), The Hidden Room and the Harry...more

    The Last Night of Ballyhoo

    Presented by Paradox Players

    October 21 - November 6, 2016

    "Alfred Uhry's achingly beautiful play is luminous and powerful. It will most likely find a place in the American canon alongside Uhry's DRIVING MISS DAISY."

    -LOS ANGELES TIMES


    The Illusionists

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    November 1 - November 6, 2016

    On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY, will play Bass Concert Hall in Austin...more

    Merlin Works Improv Singing 101

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    September 28 - November 16, 2016

    Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

    Have fun making up your own songs with a live musical improviser every week. We will cover topics such as rhyming, song structure, song styles,...more

    Merlin Works Improv 101

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    September 29 - November 17, 2016

    Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

    Have fun and meet new friends while playing improv games and acting out scenes in a relaxed and safe environment. Learn the fundamentals of improvisation....more

    Long Center Presents: Annie

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    November 25 - November 26, 2016

    Leapin’ Lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    November 26 - December 18, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    A Christmas Carol

    Dates: November 26- December 18, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

     

    Join us for the...more

    Tom Booker's Game Night!

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    January 23, 2016 - January 28, 2017

    ** FREE PARKING!  DONATION BAR!  LOTS OF LAUGHS! **

    Join Tom Booker as he host an late night show catering to those who love to play improv games! Tom will invite audience...more

    Saturday Night Tightrope

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    January 23, 2016 - January 28, 2017

    ** FREE PARKING!  DONATION BAR!  LOTS OF LAUGHS! **

    Saturday Night Tightrope is an opportunity for students, alumni, and friends of The Institution Theater to collaborate,...more

    Long Center Presents: Once

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    February 18 - February 19, 2017

    Winner of 8 2012 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage,...more

    The Marvelous Wonderettes

    Presented by TexARTS at TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theater, Austin

    February 17 - February 26, 2017

    Take a trip down memory lane to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet The Wonderettes; four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. The show follows their lives...more

    Long Center Presents: Greater Tuna

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    April 14 - April 15, 2017

    Greater Tuna is the hilarious comedy about Texas’ third smallest town, where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The eclectic band of citizens that make up this town are...more

    Long Center Presents: Circus 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus

    Presented by Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    June 6 - June 8, 2017

    The producers of the best-selling magic show in the world (The Illusionists) have teamed up with award-winning puppeteers (from productions such as Warhorse) to create a TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY CIRCUS...more

    The Fancy Pants Mash Up

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    June 6, 2014 - May 1, 2020

    Sometimes the owners of the Hideout go on fancy trips. And sometimes, while on these fancy trips, they find something so delightful that they can’t help but bring it back to share with...more

    The Flying Theater Machine

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 25, 2014 - May 2, 2021

     Select Sundays in May & June, at the Hideout Theatre, Flying Theater Machine presents a hilarious and delightful family friendly improv show:...more

    Free Class

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    June 4, 2014 - May 21, 2022

    Curious about classes at the Hideout, but not quite ready to commit to six weeks and $189? Come check out a FREE sample of our classes.

    We’ll give you a low-pressure taste of the...more

    Pick Your Own Path

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    June 13, 2014 - November 11, 2022

    BEWARE AND WARNING!

    This show is different from all other shows.

     

     

    You the audience and YOU ALONE are in charge of what happens in the story.

    Do...more

    The Free Fringe

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 22, 2014 - May 24, 2024

    After a few drinks at the bar, improvisers are prone to saying things like “Wouldn’t it be crazy if…?” or “I just had the most insane idea for a show…”...more

    Maestro: Elimination-Style Improv Comedy

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 17, 2014 - May 25, 2024

    Every Saturday at 10:00 the Hideout presents twelve of Austin’s virtuoso improv comedians for a night of games and scenes based on audience suggestions — but only one of them will make...more

    The Weekender

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 25, 2014 - May 26, 2024

    Every Sunday night is a combination of Austin’s newest student performers and some of the most experienced troupes in town.  Get blown away by the raw, joyful energy of the...more

    The Big Bash

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 23, 2014 - May 31, 2024

    The Big Bash‘s all-star lineup of performers will kick off your weekend with games, scenes and improvised stories in the audience’s favorite genres. This show combines the very best...more

    PGraph Presents

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    May 23, 2014 - May 31, 2024

     

    Parallelogramophonograph (Kareem Badr, Kaci Beeler, Roy Janik, and Valerie Ward) has been performing together for over 8 years and 500 shows (and counting!).

    They specialize...more

    The Threefer

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    Ongoing

    The Threefer is absolutely the best way to get a sample of what Austin improv has to offer. Troupes from every improv theater in town converge to perform here every Thursday, for only three...more

    Kick Butt Actors Open Mic

    Presented by Kick Butt Coffee at Kick Butt Coffee, Austin

    Ongoing

    The Kick Butt Coffee Mic is open to all actors...film, stage, internet or otherwise to work out your craft in front of a real live audience. Like all our new open mics this may take some time to...more

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