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    7 Towers Presents CLOSER

    Presented by 7 Towers Theatre Company at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    July 17 - August 2, 2015

    7 Towers continues its 5th season in Austin with Patrick Marber's intensely personal drama CLOSER, directed by Amanda Gass!

    This exceedingly dark comedy offers us a chance to produce a love story 7 Towers-style.

    CLOSER examines the destructive and deceitful relationships of four people in London. Alice, the young stripper, meets Dan, who writes obituaries, after an accident. Dan meets ...more


    Loverboy presents:

    Presented by Coldtowne Theater and Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    August 6, 2015

    Loverboy, an all female Armando based improv troupe, is hosting a month-long variety show every Thursday in August at 8:30pm at Coldtowne Theater. “Date Night!” will feature...more

    The Tree Play

    Presented by The Tree Play

    August 6 - August 8, 2015

    The Tree Play is an agitprop folk tale for the theatre, provoked by the deforestation of the Amazon. This original theatre-with-movement explores the relationship between man and...more

    Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch

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

    July 24 - August 8, 2015

    Way Off Broadway announces its 14th Annual Melodrama and Fundraiser, “Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch” by Shubert Fendrich.  The show is directed by Jennifer Luster.  The show will be...more

    The Spark

    Presented by LuckyChaos Asian American Theater at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    August 6 - August 8, 2015

    The Spark is a play about coming to terms with life after being diagnosed with bipolar. We also address the social understanding of what having a mental illness means. The goal we have set for...more

    ErOs

    Presented by ProyectoTeatro

    August 6 - August 9, 2015

    Er0s: Un proyecto arterótico / An arterotic project

    Er0s es una producción original escrita por Luis Armando Ordaz Gutiérrez la...more

    Move Your Tale Summer Camps

    Presented by Move Your Tale and Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    June 8 - August 14, 2015

    June 8 – June 12, 2015
    Camp Improv in Action

    A week of pure Improv. This mixed levels week begins with improv basics,...more

    Baby Girl Productions presents "Totally Committed"

    Presented by Baby Girl Productions at Huston-Tillotson University King-Seabrook Chapel, Austin

    August 14 - August 15, 2015

    Ryan and Morgan are a couple who seemingly have it all. Great careers and a wonderful marriage and are the envy of most. However, what glitters ain't always gold. When there's the pressures and...more

    Texas Readers Theater: Eugene Lee

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

    August 15, 2015

    Texas State University's Artist in Residence, Eugene Lee, will read select scenes from his plays, including Somebody Called,  the story of two Christian preachers in the Jim...more

    As You Like It

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    August 6 - August 15, 2015

    Follow the heroine Rosalind, accompanied by her cousin Celia, as she flees persecution in her uncle's court to find safety and eventually love in the Forest of Arden. The play features one of...more

    Summer Ice Show

    Presented by Chaparral Ice at Chaparral Ice Center, Austin

    August 21, 2015

    Chaparral Ice's latest ice show, "How I Spent My Summer Vacation," is all about sun, surf, and travel! For free tickets and reserved seating, visit Event Brite:...more

    Robin Hood: An Elegy

    Presented by Generic Ensemble Company and The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    August 7 - August 22, 2015

    Generic Ensemble Company and The VORTEX present
    Robin Hood: An Elegy
    by Krysta Gonzales
    with portions devised by the Ensemble

    Robin Hood: An Elegy follows a Black...more

    Austin Arts Block Party

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

    August 23, 2015

    Ten of Austin’s best and brightest arts organizations invite you to an unprecedented joint effort - the Austin Arts Block Party celebrating more than # productions and events through the 2015-16...more

    Junie B. Jones, The Musical

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

    August 8 - August 23, 2015

    It’s Junie B.’s first day of first grade and a lot of things have changed for her: Junie’s friend Lucille doesn’t want to be her best pal anymore, and on the bus, Junie B....more

    Guys and Dolls

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

    August 14 - August 23, 2015

    Directed by Sarah Gay

    Touching on the life and times of one of the world’s most legendary musical artists, Johnny Cash, the RING OF FIRE is considered one of the best musical revues of...more

    Nothing and Everything: Improvised Anton Chekhov Plays

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre and Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    August 20 - August 23, 2015

    "At its best – and Nothing and Everything earns the superlative – long-form improv can deliver insights about theatre itself.” – The Austin Chronicle

    The Hideout Theatre presents...more

    Central Arts in Austin Block Party

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

    August 23, 2015

    For the first time ever, the Long Center is partnering with the Austin Opera, Austin Symphony Orchestra, Austin Shakespeare, Ballet Austin, Conspirare, Pollyanna Theatre Company, Tapestry Dance...more

    Robin Hood vs. The Potter

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

    August 14 - August 23, 2015

    The authentic actors from Sherwood Forest Faire are once again storming the castle at Austin Scottish Rite Theater! Kids and grown-ups alike will enjoy the adventure and comedy of THE LEGENDS OF...more

    The Lakeway Players auditions for

    Presented by The Lakeway Players at Lakeway Activity Center, Lakeway

    August 22 - August 27, 2015

    THE LAKEWAY PLAYERS ANNOUNCE AUDITIONS FOR THE MUSICAL REVUE

    The World Goes ‘Round

    THE MUSIC OF JOHN KANDER AND FRED EBB

    CONTACT:  Barbara Calderaro, Director...more

    Gusev, by Anton Chekhov, adapted and directed by Graham Schmidt

    Presented by Breaking String Theatre at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    August 13 - August 29, 2015

    Gusev tells the story of a young army private, recently discharged, on a voyage home from his posting in Siberian coast. Infected with tuberculosis, Gusev drifts in and out of consciousness,...more

    Forever Plaid - The Heavenly Musical

    Presented by Austin Theatre Project

    August 14 - August 29, 2015

    Once upon a time, there were four guys (Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie) who discovered they shared a love for music, and then got together to become their idols – The Four Freshman, The...more

    IMPROMP-TWO - A Casual Improv Duo Night

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    January 25 - August 30, 2015

    **** FREE SHOW EVERY SUNDAY AT 7PM!  FREE PARKING!   DONATION BAR! ****

    ImprompTwo is a casual evening of improv performance featuring the duo Cascade with a different top-notch...more

    Awesmic City Expo 2015

    Presented by Awesmic City Austin Texas, LLC

    September 6, 2014 - September 6, 2015

    2nd Annual Awesmic City Expo 2015 - Palmer Events Center - Sept. 5-6, 2015 - this year supporting the youth, the Americans With Disabilities, and The Veterans - we provide an atmosphere of...more

    Long Center Presents: Frank Warren

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

    September 10, 2015

    The Long Center presents Frank Warren ofPostSecret,  September 10 in Dell Hall.

    After 10 years, and hundreds of thousands of secrets, Frank Warren is coming to the Long...more

    Poems for Peace

    Presented by SICA at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    September 18, 2015

    Get set for a magical evening of music and poetry as award-winning Austin poets...more

    Door No. 4 Presents: An Immersive Cinema Experience

    Presented by Door No. 4

    September 19, 2015

    Townspeople of Austin

    If there is one thing an outlaw can’t resist, it’s a hootenanny.

    We’re fixin’ to lure these no-good bandits into a trap by holding the...more

    The Great Austin Wig Out

    Presented by Austin International Drag Foundation Inc. at Spider House, Austin

    September 27, 2015

    Dance Your Wig Off at this Wig-A-Licious event taking place at Spider House (2908 Fruth Street, Austin, TX 78705) on Sunday, September 27th from Noon to 6pm. 
    Put on your favorite wig...more

    Snow White & Rose Red

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    September 12 - October 4, 2015

    Join us for the next installment in the EmilyAnn's interactive Children's Theatre Series. Adapted by D. Heath Thompson, this 40-minute show promises fun for audience members ages 2 - 102....more

    Godspell

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    September 4 - October 4, 2015

    At the behest of John the Baptist, young men and women forsake their jobs and take up the mantle of Jesus Christ, becoming his disciples, in a musical retelling of the Gospel of Matthew set in...more

    Jarrott Productions presents Freud’s Last Session

    Presented by Jarrott Productions at Trinity Street Theatre, Austin

    September 23 - October 18, 2015

    This fall Jarrott Productions will present "Freud's Last Session" at the Trinity Street Theatre, at 901 Trinity in downtown Austin, Texas.  It will play from Wednesday, September 23rd...more

    Steel Magnolias

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

    October 16 - October 25, 2015

    Directed by Jarret Mallon

    Robert Harling’s comedy-drama STEEL MAGNOLIAS focuses on the camaraderie of six Southern women who gossip, needle and harangue each other through the best of...more

    Theatre Maker's Fest

    Presented by Dougherty Arts Center at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    November 7, 2015

    The Dougherty Arts Center seeks young, enthusiastic, community driven Theatre Artists to participate in its inaugural Young Theatre Makers Festival, November 7th, 2015!

    We are looking for...more

    The Capitol Steps

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

    November 14, 2015

    The Long Center presents The Capitol Steps, November 14 in Dell Hall.

    The Capitol Steps have been a Washington, DC institution for over thirty years, providing a unique blend of musical...more

    BOOKER AND A BUDDY

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 27 - November 28, 2015

    **** Fourth Saturday of Every Month at 10pm at The Institution Theater ****

    Storied and renowned Austin improviser, Tom Booker, performs an hour-long improvised romp with a friend of his...more

    Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

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

    November 27 - November 29, 2015

    The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season.   Join us in celebrating Rudolph’s 50 years on television and...more

    MONOLOGUE JAM - Solo Competitive Improv

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 7 - December 5, 2015

    **** First Saturday of Every Month at 10pm at The Institution Theater ****

    The world is full of characters: yours. The Austin Improv Monologue Jam celebrates the power of instant...more

    WHITEBOARD: COMEDY IS A MESS

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 14 - December 12, 2015

    **** Second Saturday of Every Month at 10pm at The Institution Theater ****

    Improvisation, Institution style, that invites the audience to literally fill up the board with too many ideas....more

    TARANTULA - Organic Improv

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 21 - December 19, 2015

    **** Third Saturday of Every Month at 10pm at The Institution Theater ****

    Tarantula is Improv like you’ve never seen before. It’s an experience. It’s an organic, odd,...more

    Perform @ The Dougherty

    Presented by The Dougherty Arts Center at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    June 23 - December 25, 2015

    The Dougherty Arts Center Theatre is now accepting reservation applications for 2016! The DAC has been home to local, national and international performing artists since 1978. Bring your next film...more

    And Then There Were None

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

    February 19 - February 28, 2016

    Rounding out the 2015-2016 season is the Agatha Christie's masterpiece AND THEN THERE WERE NONE. The mystery comedy tells the story of 10 strangers trapped on an island who are each accused of...more

    ImprovEd Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

    Presented by The ImprovEd Shakespeare Company at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    March 28, 2015 - April 24, 2016

    Don’t Miss Your Chance to See
    ImprovEd Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew
    March-April, 2015

    FREE!!!

    9 performances, 6...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

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