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    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 community and beyond. This production, entitled Tangerine, is a multi-conceptual show with a universal message of love far beyond the tangible. Recounting touching and heart wrenching events in Austin based ...more


    Tiskettasket: An Interactive Physical Theatre Performance

    Presented by Frank Wo/Men Collective

    July 28 - July 30, 2017

    Tiskettasket

    an interactive physical theatre performance

    by Frank Wo/Men Collective

    at 4902 Gladeview Dr.

    July 28-30 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) @...more

    Free Intro to Improv

    Presented by ZACH Theatre

    August 1, 2017


    Want to test the water before you decide to take the plunge? At this free class you’ll get a sample of our style as we play fun, fast-paced games. This class is for those who want to...more

    Crave Blue

    Presented by MouthRadio

    July 20 - August 5, 2017

    MouthRadio presents Crave Blue, a new play by Sarah Loucks, directed by Ann Marie Dorr. Part roadside attraction, part dark comedy, Crave Blue follows a group of West Texas women who dress...more

    The Moors By Jen Silverman

    Presented by Hyde Park Theatre at Hyde Park Theatre, Austin

    July 6 - August 5, 2017

    The Moors by Jen Silverman

    Directed by Ken Webster

    Jul. 06 - Aug. 05  Thursdays-Saturdays at 8:00 PM

    Picture the Brontë sisters, but with American accents....more

    9 to 5: The Musical

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

    July 20 - August 6, 2017

    9 to 5: The Musical           

    Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, book by Patricia Resnick

    Directed by Wendy Ferrell

    Music Direction by...more

    "Stop That Villain" at Way Off Broadway

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

    July 28 - August 6, 2017

    Our 16th Annual Melodrama and FUNdraiser!!!!


    Way Off Broadway Community Players’ Melodrama is Stop That Villain by Tim Kelly.  It is being directed by Beth Watkin,...more

    Instant Theatre Action Workshop

    Presented by Jason Phelps & Co

    July 23 - August 6, 2017

    Instant Theatre Action!

    A Devising Workshop for Performers of All Types.

    Sundays July 23, 30 and August 6 from 2-5 at Rude Studios/Austin American-Statesman 305 South Congress...more

    Henry Threadgill Master Class

    Presented by Liminal Sound Series

    August 11, 2017

    Epistrophy Arts and Liminal Sound series present Pulitzer Prize Winning composer Henry Threadgill in a master class at UT and in concert with Zooid at the...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

    Monty Python's Spamalot

    Presented by Summer Stock Austin at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    July 21 - August 12, 2017

    **Check website for correct/detailed information regarding ticket price and show times

    Monty Python’s Spamalot, the musical comedy sensation “lovingly ripped off” from the...more

    Annie Get Your Gun

    Presented by Summer Stock Austin at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    August 2 - August 12, 2017

    **Check event website for ticket information and showtimes

    ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Irving Berlin’s glorious wild west spectacle, celebrates the legendary sure-shot, Annie Oakley....more

    A Shoe Story: A Brand New Musical Comedy

    Presented by Summer Stock Austin at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    July 25 - August 12, 2017

    **Check website for additional times and to purchase tickets

    Sydney, a 13th generation shoemaker, lives in a flooded town. Her business is failing and Sydney will have to close the shop...more

    Master Class with the Stars

    Presented by Spectrum Theatre Company

    July 22 - August 12, 2017

    CALLING YOUNG ARTISTS!  Spectrum Theatre Company is seeking young people to participate FREE OF CHARGE this summer in Master Class with the Stars.  It’s an initiative that puts...more

    HP Lovecraft's "Call of Cthulhu"

    Presented by Mercurial Theatre at 29th St. Ballroom at Spider House

    July 21 - August 13, 2017

    Based on HP Lovecraft’s celebrated short story, Call of Cthulhu distills the sprawling investigative story and condenses it into a single sequence of moments of heightened...more

    August: Osage County

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

    July 21 - August 13, 2017

    Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best New Play, Tracy Lett’s dark comedy centers around the Weston family, who all come home to the desolate plains of Oklahoma, after...more

    TWENTYEIGHT

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

    August 4 - August 19, 2017

    Gale Theatre Company and The VORTEX present TWENTYEIGHT, a new play by Tyler English-Beckwith. TWENTYEIGHT has received developments at the UT Cohen...more

    The Kindness of Strangers

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    July 22 - August 26, 2017

    The Kindness of Strangers is a journey through the lurid, steamy world of the American South in the style of one of America’s greatest playwrights: Tennessee Williams. Troubled men, spellbinding...more

    Once Upon a Whaaa?!

    Presented by Austin Scottish Rite Theater and The Hideout Theatre at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    August 5 - August 27, 2017

    Once Upon A Whaaa?!

    Ingredients:

    1 classic story, myth or fairy tale

    1 group of expert improvisors

    1 audience full of great ideas

    Combine all...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

    Texas Theatre and Dance presents Building the Wall

    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

    August 30 - September 10, 2017

    From Pulitzer Prize and Tony® Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (All the Way, The Kentucky Cycle, Hacksaw Ridge), comes the incendiary political thriller that is...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

    Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at ZACH Whisenhunt Stage, Austin

    August 1 - September 26, 2017

    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, song presentation, lyrics, duets, short form singing...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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