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    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 battle of wits that makes the audience wonder just who is taming whom? A riotous and often tender tale full of outlandish characters, sparkling repartee, and bawdy humor, Shrew is Shakespeare’s most rollicking ...more


    The Revolutionists

    Presented by Shrewd Productions at Santa Cruz Center for Culture, Austin

    June 9 - June 25, 2017

    THE REVOLUTIONISTS is a brutal comedic quartet about four very real women who lived boldly in France during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror (1793-1794). Playwright...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

    Texas Artist Series: Blind Lemon's Last Blues

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

    June 30, 2017

    Experience the rich diversity of Texas's cultural heritage with the Bullock Museum's Texas Artist Series, presenting performances of Blind Lemon's Last Blues on June...more

    Undusting the City of SWERVE

    Presented by NunaMaana at The Belmont, Austin

    June 30 - July 1, 2017

    You enter through a tower of trees into a new magical world. A man of unknown origins, Portijo, is searching for something of the highest importance. The way to discover who this man is and what...more

    Til Beth Do Us Part at Way Off Broadway

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

    June 9 - July 1, 2017

    Way Off Broadway Community Players presents the final show of our Platinum 20th season, the up and coming comedy Til Beth Do Us Part by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. The...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

    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

    Sabor Flamenco

    Presented by A'lante Flamenco Dance Ensemble at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    June 30 - July 2, 2017

    A’lante Flamenco presents Sabor Flamenco, June 30 – July 2 in Rollins Studio Theatre.

    The smell of sizzling garlic, the earthy taste of red wine—now add the sounds of...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

    Romeo & Juliet

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center at Bates Recital Hall, Austin

    July 15, 2017

    Meet the star-crossed lovers in a costumed reading of scenes from Shakespeare's tragedy. Featuring members of Austin Shakespeare, with live chamber music accompaniment by Festival Artists....more

    ICMCA presents Legendary Vocalist Shubha Mudgal

    Presented by Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin (ICMCA)

    July 15, 2017

    ICMCA presents  Legendary Vocalist Shubha Mudgal accompanied by Maestro Aneesh Pradhan on the Tabla and  Sudhir Nayak on the...more

    The Normal Heart

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

    June 30 - July 16, 2017

    Larry Kramer’s searing drama about the public and private indifference to the AIDS plague and one man's fight to awaken the world to the crisis. Heart follows Ned Weeks, a gay activist...more

    'YugPurush – Mahatma Ke Mahatma' a play in Hindi

    Presented by Love and Care

    July 17, 2017

    YugPurush Story

    The play is a heart-touching portrayal of a special bond between Mahatma Gandhiji and Shrimad Rajchandraji, depicting the making of 'Mahatma'....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

    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

    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

    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

    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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