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    The Recruiting Officer: A Staged Reading

    Presented by Chess Theatre Company

    July 24, 2014

    Texas Veterans' Voices and Humanities Texas cordially invite the public to attend a staged reading of Irish playwright George Farquhar's The Recruiting Officer. The reading will be held at the Byrne-Reed House on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Audience members are encouraged to arrive at 7:00 p.m. to enjoy light refreshments before the reading begins at 7:30 p.m.

    The Recruiting Officer, written in 1706, ...more


    Kill the Messenger

    Presented by La Fenice at The Butterfly Bar @ The VORTEX

    July 24 - August 2, 2014

    King Pantalone of Westeros has decided to settle future squabbles for his throne by dividing his kingdom among his three legitimate daughters, but first, they must prove his love for him. When...more

    Tango Through The Revolution

    Presented by Oh Dragon Theatre Company

    July 24 - August 2, 2014

    Please join Oh Dragon Theatre Company for the WORLD PREMIERE of Tango Through The Revolution, written by Adam Esquesnazi Douglas.

    In a small city in Cuba, on the night of their honeymoon,...more

    All's Well That Ends Well

    Presented by 7 Towers Theatre Company at Dougherty Arts Center

    July 18 - August 3, 2014

    The 7 Towers Theatre Company continues its fourth season with William Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well, a dark comedy that tackles the issues of war, gender roles, and the...more

    How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

    Presented by Archangel Community Theatre

    July 24 - August 3, 2014

    Archangel Theatre is proud to present the Pulitzer Prize winning musical comedy How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. This delightful satire of big business follows the rise of J....more

    Altar IV: 1986 (Vidkidz & Josh Mills)

    Presented by The Museum of Human Achievement

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    Altar is an ongoing series pairing one visual/installation artist and one performance based artist for a large-scale immersive environment based experience.

    Altar IV:...more

    Sex Tape

    Presented by iPic Theaters Austin at iPic Theaters Austin

    July 18 - August 7, 2014

    Rating: R Duration: 95 mins

    A married couple with children spends a night away from their kids by making a sex tape to spice up their relationship, and when the tape goes missing the...more

    Creative Action Summer Camps 2014 in Central and West Austin

    Presented by Creative Action at Hyde Park United Methodist Church

    June 9 - August 8, 2014

    Creative Action Summer Camps are among the most popular in Austin! That’s because our camps are not just fun; they also offer children a chance to grow and learn.

    Let their...more

    This Is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan

    Presented by Punchkin Repertory Theatre at The Off Center

    August 1 - August 10, 2014

    Directed by Dannie Snyder

    About the play:

    In 1982, on Manhattan's Upper West Side, the wealthy, articulate pot-smoking teenagers who were small children in the '60s have...more

    Summer Stock, in partnership with The Long Center, presents Footloose

    Presented by Summer Stock Austin

    July 24 - August 10, 2014

    Summer Stock Austin opens its 10th Anniversary Season with the first show they ever produced. Footloose, the perfect summer musical, is packed with exhilarating dancing, vibrantly vintage 80s...more

    Cyrano de Bergerac

    Presented by The City Theatre Company at The City Theatre

    July 18 - August 10, 2014

    Edmund Rostand’s enduring masterwork about the power of love, the art of wordplay and the joy of finding what you've always wanted right under your nose. Cyrano's a soldier,...more

    Austin Summer Musical for Children Gala Performance & Silent Auction

    Presented by Austin Summer Musical for Children at George Washington Carver Museum - Boyd Vance Theater

    August 15, 2014

    The Gala Performance & Silent Auction is an elegant fun filled evening and is our largest single fundraising activity every year. This event allows us an opportunity to perform our annual...more

    Shakespeare at Winedale presents The Merry Wives of Windsor in Austin!

    Presented by Shakespeare at Winedale at University of Texas at Austin

    August 15, 2014

    Shakespeare at Winedale’s 2014 Summer Class will return to The University of Texas at Austin for their touring performance of William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor. There...more

    Oklahoma!

    Presented by Zilker Theatre Productions at Zilker Park

    July 11 - August 16, 2014

    Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed...more

    Vecinos by Rupert Reyes

    Presented by Teatro Vivo at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center.

    July 31 - August 17, 2014

    Teatro Vivo presents the premiere of Vecinos, (Neighbors) a new romantic bilingual comedy written by Rupert Reyes and directed by Mary Alice Carnes.

    Teatro Vivo presents a...more

    A Midsummer Night's Dream: the Farthest Steep of India

    Presented by Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater

    August 8 - August 23, 2014

    This production of Shakespeare’s Midsummer begins in the ancient Athenian court and moves to a natural world ruled by fairy deities “come from the farthest steep of India.” Enjoy...more

    BRIGHT NOW BEYOND, a new musical

    Presented by Salvage Vanguard Theater at Salvage Vanguard Theater

    July 31 - August 23, 2014

    We are at a crossroads in the Land of Oz. Twilight. A boy named Tip receives a mysterious prophecy from a dying Queen. Tip’s resulting adventure into the unknown is the heart of Bright Now...more

    Sherwood Forest Faire's THE LEGENDS OF ROBIN HOOD

    Presented by Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater

    August 16 - August 24, 2014

    Hear ye! Hear ye! Directly from Sherwood Forest Faire, Robin Hood and his merry band of outlaws are stirring up mischief at the Austin Scottish Rite Community & Children's...more

    Wizard of Oz, Young Performer's Edition

    Presented by Austin Summer Musical for Children at George Washington Carver Museum - Boyd Vance Theater

    August 9 - August 24, 2014

    Austin Summer Musical for Children presents, free of charge, the live musical theater version of the motion picture "Wizard of Oz." Tickets for the show are available at the door 45...more

    We Play Chekhov: The Black Monk and The Beyoncé

    Presented by Breaking String Theatre at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre

    August 14 - August 24, 2014

    Breaking String's We Play Chekhov includes two of Chekhov's masterful short stories adapted for the stage, presented as a double-bill in what will be the perfect summer night out...more

    The "Chanteuse in Concert" Tour

    Presented by Austin Civic Players at Various Locations

    July 19 - August 31, 2014

    "Chanteuse in Concert" is a concert version of the musical "Chanteuse" which had full stage productions in Salado and Austin in 2011 and 2012. The cast of three portrays...more

    Fiddler on the Roof

    Presented by Trinity Street Players at The First Baptist Church of Austin

    August 2 - August 31, 2014

    To mark the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest musicals in history, Austin Jewish Repertory Theater and Trinity Street Players will come together to present Fiddler on the...more

    Godspell

    Presented by Austin Theatre Project at Dougherty Arts Center

    August 15 - August 31, 2014

     

    Godspell started as a college project performed by students at Carnegie Mellon University and moved to La MaMa Theatre Club in Greenwich Village. It was then re-scored for...more

    LuckyChaos Theater Projects presents: L.A.W. Lewd Asian Women RETURNS!

    Presented by LuckyChaos Asian American Theater at Salvage Vanguard Theater

    August 1 - September 6, 2014

    L.A.W. Lewd Asian Women RETURNS!

    A tale weaving Chinese mythology and contemporary Austin inspired by the 1875 U.S. Supreme Court case Chy Lung v. Freeman

    Fridays and Saturdays...more

    It's Just Sex (A New Comedy About Lust & Trust)

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre

    September 1 - September 7, 2014

    Come see the Texas premiere of this Off-Broadway Comedy Hit!

    It's Just Sex is a provocative but playful romantic comedy about partner-swapping couples and the realities of modern...more

    The Norwegians

    Presented by The Sarofim School of Fine Arts and Southwestern University at Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater

    September 26 - October 5, 2014

    By C. Denby Swanson

    Austin Premiere!

    A strong, bitter comedy about women scorned in Minnesota and the really, really nice gangsters—Norwegian hit men—they hire to whack...more

    A Tale of Robyn Hoode

    Presented by The Baron's Men and The Curtain Theater at The Curtain Theatre

    October 3 - October 25, 2014

    Based on three of the oldest Child Ballads, The Baron's Men proudly present A Tale of Robyn Hoode, an original work penned and directed by long-time Baron’s Men sharers Laura...more

    Verdi's A Masked Ball

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    November 8, 2014

    A man’s secret desire for his best friend’s wife takes a surprising turn. Featuring a stunning projection-based set by renowned artist Wendall Harrington, this collaboration with...more

    Verdi's A Masked Ball

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    November 13, 2014

    A man’s secret desire for his best friend’s wife takes a surprising turn. Featuring a stunning projection-based set by renowned artist Wendall Harrington, this collaboration with...more

    Verdi's A Masked Ball

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    November 16, 2014

    A man’s secret desire for his best friend’s wife takes a surprising turn. Featuring a stunning projection-based set by renowned artist Wendall Harrington, this collaboration with...more

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Presented by The Sarofim School of Fine Arts and Southwestern University at Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater

    November 14 - November 23, 2014

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    A magical tale of fairies, fools, falling in love, and comical mix-ups. The adventure takes place in mythical Athens, Greece and its enchanted forest. There are...more

    Maestro RAW

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre

    May 24 - November 29, 2014

    Every weekend for the past 12 YEARS the Hideout has presented twelve of Austin’s virtuoso improv comedians for a night of games and scenes based on audience suggestions… a battle...more

    Conspirare announces 2013-2014 season “Traveling Mercies”

    Presented by Conspirare at Blanton Museum of Art

    September 26, 2013 - December 14, 2014

    Conspirare and founding artistic director Craig Hella Johnson launch their third decade together by taking listeners on a musical voyage of adventure, joy, and compassion. The phrase...more

    Gounod's Romeo and Juliet

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    January 24, 2015

    Star-crossed lovers devise a plan to marry in defiance of their families. Starring two stars at their performing peaks, Metropolitan Opera tenor Stephen Costello and internationally acclaimed...more

    Gounod's Romeo and Juliet

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    January 29, 2015

    Star-crossed lovers devise a plan to marry in defiance of their families. Starring two stars at their performing peaks, Metropolitan Opera tenor Stephen Costello and internationally acclaimed...more

    Gounod's Romeo and Juliet

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    February 1, 2015

     Star-crossed lovers devise a plan to marry in defiance of their families. Starring two stars at their performing peaks, Metropolitan Opera tenor Stephen Costello and internationally...more

    Rumors

    Presented by The Sarofim School of Fine Arts and Southwestern University at Alma Thomas Theater

    February 19 - February 22, 2015

    A murderous farce, where four high society couples arrive at an anniversary party for the New York City deputy mayor. Upon arrival, two guests find the host wounded and unconscious, and his wife...more

    Mozart's Don Giovanni

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    April 25, 2015

    The ultimate ladies’ man seduces the wrong woman, and her father returns from the grave to bring Giovanni to his destiny. Morgan Smith, a seasoned Giovanni, takes the stage in this fiery...more

    Anton in Show Business

    Presented by The Sarofim School of Fine Arts and Southwestern University at Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater

    April 17 - April 26, 2015

    A hilarious backstage comedy based on three actresses who chase their dreams. The story follows Lisbette, the naïve, small town girl, Casey, the aging struggling actress, and Holly, the...more

    Mozart's Don Giovanni

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    April 30, 2015

    The ultimate ladies’ man seduces the wrong woman, and her father returns from the grave to bring Giovanni to his destiny. Morgan Smith, a seasoned Giovanni, takes the stage in this fiery...more

    Mozart's Don Giovanni

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    May 3, 2015

    The ultimate ladies’ man seduces the wrong woman, and her father returns from the grave to bring Giovanni to his destiny. Morgan Smith, a seasoned Giovanni, takes the stage in this fiery...more

    The Fancy Pants Mash Up

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Kick Butt Actors Open Mic

    Presented by Kick Butt Coffee at Kick Butt Coffee

    January 11, 2014 - on going

    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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