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    Testify Presents All Creatures Great and Small

    Presented by Testify at 29th St. Ballroom at Spider House

    April 27, 2017

    “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That's the problem.”
    –A.A. Milne

    Come listen to animals at this month's Testify! Or rather, listen to people tell stories of animals. We'll have tales of pet love and loss and love again, inter-species hijinx, finding the right home for a energetic puppy, living like an animal, and growing up with the legacy of taxidermy. ...more


    Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

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

    April 5 - April 30, 2017

    Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, a biographical play set to music, will transform the Topfer Theatre into a nightclub with an onstage bar including VIP cabaret table...more

    THE HERD

    Presented by Jarrott Productions at Trinity Street Theatre, Austin

    April 6 - April 30, 2017

    Jarrott Productions, winner of the 2016 Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Award for “Best Production of a Play,” is pleased to announce that the Texas premiere of Rory Kinnear’s THE HERD...more

    Tartuffe

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

    April 7 - April 30, 2017

    Hypocrisy, greed, seduction, betrayal in the best of Moliére’s most famous farces. Under the religious cloak of piety, the lecherous, menacing, arch-hypocrite title character schemes to marry...more

    My Big Fat Bahookie

    Presented by Renaissance Austin Theatre Company and The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    April 21 - May 6, 2017

    Cast off your self-loathing and celebrate the wonderful being you are!

    Welcome to the No More Diets Club! Founded by former failed dieter Marianne McGonigle,...more

    OUT OF INK 2017: Object Lessons

    Presented by ScriptWorks at Hyde Park Theatre, Austin

    April 27 - May 6, 2017

    A dog’s toy, a revered text, planets, and the Statue of Liberty are just some of the objects that reveal their thoughts in ScriptWorks’ 19th annual Out of Ink ten-minute-play showcase. The...more

    A Second Look at Casta

    Presented by Salvage Vanguard Theater at Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Austin

    May 6, 2017

    Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) announces A Second Look at Casta by playwright Adrienne Dawes. Directed by Jenny Larson and in collaboration with visual artist, Beth Consetta...more

    jj's Arcade

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin

    April 14 - May 7, 2017

    In partnership with Teatro Vivo, ZACH Theatre brings you the world premiere of the bilingual production for youth audiences jj’s Arcade, starring rising young actors Diego...more

    Murder Weapon

    Presented by Hill Country Community Theatre at Hill Country Community Theatre, Cottonwood Shores

    April 20 - May 7, 2017

    Mark Your Calendars for

    Murder Weapon

     

    By Brian Clemens

    Directed by Laura Gisi

     

    When Chief Constable Jessica Bligh discovers...more

    Singin' in the Rain Jr.

    Presented by Buzz Productions at George Washington Carver Museum - Boyd Vance Theater, Austin

    May 5 - May 7, 2017

    The "Greatest Movie Musical of All Time" is faithfully and lovingly...more

    A Marvelous Party: Some Enchanted Evening

    Presented by Penfold Theatre Company

    May 7, 2017

    In honor of the legendary duo that gave us beloved Broadway hits like The Sound of Music, Oklahoma!, The King and I, Carousel, South Pacific, Cinderella,...more

    Texas Theatre and Dance presents PANORAMA

    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

    May 1 - May 7, 2017

    The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents PANORAMA, an exciting exhibition celebrating the work of emerging artists in costume design, lighting design, scenery,...more

    ImprovEd Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors

    Presented by The ImprovEd Shakespeare Company

    May 5 - May 8, 2017

    IMPROVeD SHAKESPEARE’S COMEDY OF ERRORS
    An All-Girl, Site-Specific, Live-Streamed, Pre-Professional Production
    Written by William...more

    Momma's Boy

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    May 12, 2017

    The beautifully talented actress Robin Givens, actor Columbus Short from the #1 TV show Scandal, Nephew Tommy from The Steve Harvey Morning Show, iconic comedic actress Jackée...more

    "Doublewide, Texas" at Way Off Broadway

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

    April 21 - May 13, 2017

    Way Off Broadway Community Players presents the fifth show of our Platinum 20thth season, the southern-fried Texas comedy Doublewide, Texas by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie...more

    Throwing Shade

    Presented by The Back Pack

    May 5 - May 14, 2017

    The Back Pack is proud to present their upcoming show: Throwing Shade. These non-speaking sketch clowns who have been described as “live action cartoons” are offering an...more

    Unstoppable!

    Presented by SoundBeacon Entertainment at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    May 18 - May 19, 2017

    Following a wildly successful run in HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on NBC, Austin's own Tommy Martinez comes home.

    After graduating from Bowie High School in 2001, Tommy...more

    The Pirates of Penzance Preview

    Presented by Gilbert & Sullivan Society Of Austin

    May 21, 2017

    Join us on May 21st for a sneak preview of our upcoming Summer Grand Production of The Pirates of Penzance. You will hear many of the classic musical numbers from the show and meet the...more

    Nunsense

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

    May 5 - May 28, 2017

    Get thee to a nunnery with the hit musical comedy filled with so much sisterly love and good cheer that it has audiences for over thirty years rolling in the aisles. The little Sisters of Hoboken...more

    The Imromp-Two

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    April 23 - May 28, 2017

    The Impromp-Two is a fun, FREE, and casual duo improv night hosted by B. Iden Payne Award-nominated duo Cascade. Each Sunday night at 7pm, Cascade performs their improvised dramatic duo and...more

    The Comedy of Errors

    Presented by Austin Shakespeare at Zilker Hillside Theatre, Austin

    May 3 - May 28, 2017

    Austin Shakespeare’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production is a rollicking and rambunctious fresh look at The Comedy of Errors from guest director Robert Ramirez, head of acting at...more

    Something Rotten!

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Texas Performing Arts- Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    May 30 - June 4, 2017

    This hilarious new musical comedy tells the story of brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom, two playwrights stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rockstar Will Shakespeare. When a soothsayer...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

    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

    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

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