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    Lone Star Love Potion – A Comedy by Michael Parker

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

    May 12 - May 27, 2017

    When a wealthy Texan dies, his lawyer, niece, butler, maid, and neighbor gather for the reading of his will. The estate, it turns out, includes not only the two hundred thousand acre Texas ranch, but also a reputedly powerful love potion of exotic origin. Does it work? Is it worth billions? When a rainstorm floods the nearby creek and forces the heirs (and other unexpected guests) to stay overnight in the ...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

    BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME

    Presented by Aztec Economy + Theatre Synesthesia

    May 18 - June 10, 2017

    AZTEC ECONOMY in association with THEATRE SYNESTHESIA is pleased to announce the Austin premiere of BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME by Casey Wimpee, directed by Leah Bonvissuto.

    After...more

    The Latino Comedy Project: "GENTRIF*CKED"

    Presented by Latino Comedy Project at 29th St. Ballroom at Spider House

    June 9 - June 10, 2017

    They’re bad. They’re brown. They’re BACK!

    In the Latino Comedy Project’s Gentrif*cked, The Resistance starts at home.

    After acclaimed, sold-out...more

    Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill starring CHANEL

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage, Austin

    May 18 - June 11, 2017

    Lady Day extends her stay -- Emerson's Bar and Grill reopens in the Kleberg on May 18.  

    The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to...more

    Peer to Peer Summit

    Presented by VSA Texas

    June 16 - June 17, 2017

    VSA Texas NEEDS VOLUNTEERS for arts-based interactive project
    For Peer to Peer Summit
    June 16 & 17, 2017

    Embassy Suites, Spa & Conference Center
    1001 McCarty...more

    THE EFFECT by Lucy Prebble

    Presented by Capital T Theatre Company at Hyde Park Theatre, Austin

    May 25 - June 17, 2017


    “A HILARIOUS, TOUCHING, and MIND-BENDING PLAY about love and the chemicals that make us believe in it. THE MOST SATISFYING PIECE OF THEATER I’ve seen in...more

    Around the World in 80 Days

    Presented by Penfold Theatre Company at Round Rock Amphitheater, Austin

    June 1 - June 24, 2017

    Phyllida Fogg is a “single woman of means” in Victorian England with a unique virtuosity for mathematical exactitude. In an attempt to break into the influential circles of society held...more

    bare

    Presented by Austin Theatre Project at Trinity Street Theatre, Austin

    June 9 - June 24, 2017

    CENTRAL TEXAS PREMIERE!!!!

     

    A pulsating, electric contemporary rock musical, bare follows a group of students at a Catholic boarding school as they grapple with issues of...more

    The Taming of the Shrew

    Presented by The City Theatre Company at The City Theatre, Austin

    June 2 - June 25, 2017

    Shakespeare's most famous comedy battle of the sexes! City Theatre heats up the summer with the popular Shakespearean comedy that pits the strong-willed Kate against the wily Petruchio in a...more

    The Pirates of Penzance

    Presented by Gilbert & Sullivan Society Of Austin

    June 15 - June 25, 2017

    Gilbert & Sullivan Austin presents as its summer 2017 Grand Production The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty. Nine performances will be presented at the Worley Barton...more

    Guys and Dolls

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    May 26 - June 25, 2017

    Austin Playhouse is thrilled to close their season with the golden-age musical comedy Guys and Dolls from May 26–June 25, 2017. In the rough-and-tumble world of 1940s New York,...more

    Little Mermaid Jr. Summer Theatre Intensive

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

    June 5 - June 25, 2017

    Little Mermaid Jr. Musical Theatre Intensive
    Designed for students ages 7 - 14 
    M - F. 9am - 5pm, Fee $1,200 

    Journey "under the sea" this summer...more

    Dramatis Personae Workshop: Dreaming a Play - Fast First Draft

    Presented by ScriptWorks at Online

    May 22 - June 26, 2017


    Nationally recognized playwright Caridad Svich, of Salvage Vanguard Theatre's Fugitive PiecesThrush, and Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the Neon Shell That...more

    In the Heights

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

    May 31 - July 2, 2017

    This groundbreaking, vibrant musical won the Tony Award for Best Musical for Lin-Manuel Miranda and his dynamic creative team behind Broadway’s most talked-about breakout hit, Hamilton....more

    Sky Candy's Big Weekend of Little Stories

    Presented by Sky Candy Austin at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage, Austin

    July 1 - July 2, 2017

    The Big Weekend of Little Stories features Sky Candy Studio Company performers as well as select students showcasing circus-takes of our favorite small-world children's stories such as The...more

    Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at ZACH Whisenhunt Stage, Austin

    May 16 - July 11, 2017

    Learn the fundamentals of improvisation. The class’s interactive exercises build listening and communication skills, heighten awareness and teach you how to be more playful, spontaneous and...more

    The Dresser by Ronald Harwood

    Presented by Different Stages and Vortex Repertory Company at The VORTEX, Austin

    June 23 - July 15, 2017

    Different Stages closes its 2015-2016 season with Ronald Harwood’s The Dresser. 'Sir', the last of the great but dying breed of English actor-managers, is struggling to keep a grip on his sanity...more

    Tangerine: A night of music, film, story, visual art and dance

    Presented by Austin Creative Alliance and SIMS Foundation at The North Door, Austin

    July 22, 2017

    Ryan Layden brilliantly uses bold and subtle elements of film, live music, dance, and visual artistry to uniquely deliver the message and experience of love & loss to the under-served...more

    A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline

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

    July 14 - July 30, 2017

    TexARTS Professional Series presents A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline by Dean Regan. Patsy Cline defined the term “crossover hit” by dominating the country, blues, pop, and gospel charts...more

    Shakespeare Under The Stars - Macbeth

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    August 3 - August 12, 2017

    A brave general, Macbeth, receives a prophecy from a group of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth commits murder...more

    The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

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

    August 18 - September 3, 2017

    TexARTS Professional Series Presents The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson; Music and Lyrics by Carol Hall), based on a story by Larry L. King....more

    Million Dollar Quartet

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

    July 26 - September 3, 2017

    They came together to make music, and together they made history. Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Carl Perkins join forces for one night only on December 4, 1956 at Sun...more

    The Winter's Tale

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    September 1 - September 24, 2017

    The Winter's Tale blends tragedy and comedy into a magical tale to please audience members of all ages. This romance explores a story of blind jealousy, loss of loved ones, fierce...more

    Wait Until Dark

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

    October 20 - October 29, 2017

    Wait Until Dark: A policeman, a con man, an old friend, a blind woman, a lost doll, a murder. Join us as the taut mystery undiolds onstage in this gripping show that has you...more

    The Diary of Anne Frank

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    October 27 - November 19, 2017

    As vital today as when it was first written, this Tony Award-winning play, based on the book written by Anne Frank, is a moving true story of a family in hiding during one of the darkest periods...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    November 25 - December 16, 2017

    Part of the EmilyAnn's Children's Theatre series featuring well-loved tales adapted by D. Heath Thompson, this 40-minute show promises fun for audience members ages 2 - 102. Performed in...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    November 25 - December 17, 2017

    Part of the EmilyAnn's Children's Theatre series features well-loved tales adapted by D. Heath Thompson. This 40-minute show promises fun for audience members ages 2-102. Performed in...more

    Smokey Joe's Cafe

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

    February 16 - March 4, 2018

    TexARTS Professional Series presents Smokey Joe’s Café.

    Smokey Joe’s Café is the hottest joint in town! This Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning tribute to...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

    Austin Playback Theatre presents First Tuesday Stories supporting VSA Texas

    Presented by VSA Texas and Austin Playback Theatre at 1st Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, Austin

    Ongoing

    AUSTIN PLAYBACK THEATRE PRESENTS
    FIRST TUESDAY STORIES, JUNE 6, 2017
    SUPPORTING VSA Texas

    Show Story Theme
    Creativity and Connection: ...more

    Love Goes Toward Love

    Presented by Something for Nothing Theater

    Ongoing

    From the plays of William Shakespeare

    Adapted by Taylor Flanagan, Becca Musser, Nell McKeown, and Stephanie Donowho.

     

    Come experience this unique, intimate, 2-weekend...more

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