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    Holiday Extravaganza

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

    December 3 - December 4, 2016

    The TexARTS Broadway Company stars in this holiday revue that features Rockette-style numbers, your favorite holiday hits, and a special appearance by Santa Claus!  This perfectly wonderful showcase is sure to put the SPARKLE in your holidays!  Directed and choreographed by Broadway veteran Darren Gibson.  December 3 & 4 at 2pm and 6pm. at the Kam & James Morris Theatre at TexARTS. (2300 ...more


    Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    December 6 - December 11, 2016

    Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, will play the Bass Concert Hall for a...more

    Moon Over Buffalo

    Presented by The Theatre at McCallum Fine Arts Academy at McCallum High School Fine Arts Center, Austin

    December 8 - December 11, 2016


    MacTheatre Presents Moon Over Buffalo Dec. 8-11, 2016
     

    In the madcap comedy tradition of Lend me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading...more

    Hoot! for the Holidays

    Presented by Heckle Her Productions

    December 16, 2016

    Heckle Her is excited to bring back our popular musical comedy cabaret show “HOOT!” for one performance at the Spiderhouse Ballroom. HOOT FOR THE HOLIDAYS brings together our favorite funny...more

    A Prairie Christmas Carol

    Presented by Pioneer Farms at Pioneer Farms, Austin

    December 9 - December 17, 2016

    Set in the last half of the 19th Century in a small community in rural Central Texas, this interactive adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic tale, “A Christmas Carol” is sure to become a...more

    Snow Queen 2: Riddle of Eternity

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

    December 3 - December 17, 2016

    Snow Queen 2: Riddle of Eternity

    Austin composer/musician Laura Freeman returns with an all new musical for young audiences just in time for the holidays. This modern-day take on the...more

    CONSTELLATIONS by Nick Payne

    Presented by STREET CORNER ARTS at Hyde Park Theatre, Austin

    December 1 - December 17, 2016

    Runs December 2, 2016 – December 17, 2016

    Preview Thursday, 12/01

    Opening Performance Friday, 12/02 with Opening Party

    Wednesday, 12/14 Industry Night

    All shows...more

    The Untitled Avant-Garde Theater Project With a Really Long Title

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    November 26 - December 17, 2016

    An impromptu experiment in authenticity, a fine line between pretension and intention. (Also an improv show at The Hideout Theatre.)

    This is what The Untitled Avant-Garde Theater Project...more

    Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus by Jamie Gorski

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

    December 2 - December 17, 2016

    Two compelling stories come together in this heartwarming play inspired by the famous editorial “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.” On Christmas Eve, 1897, in New York City,...more

    Xmas Unwrapped: Shrewd's 12th Anniversary Bash!

    Presented by Shrewd Productions at The VORTEX, Austin

    December 17, 2016

    Happy Holidays to You!  Happy Anniversary to Us!
    To celebrate 12 years of being Shrewd, we're bringing back our classic holiday burlesque with a host of celebrity guest...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    November 26 - December 18, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    A Christmas Carol

    Dates: November 26- December 18, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

     

    Join us for the...more

    Laughter on the 23rd Floor

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

    November 18 - December 18, 2016


    Perfect for the holidays, this Neil Simon fast and furious comedy hit will keep you in stitches all night. Inspired by Simon’s own early days in showbiz churning out jokes, Laughter...more

    Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    November 18 - December 18, 2016

    The game’s afoot! Austin Playhouse is delighted to once again present a famous Sherlockian tale, the Texas Premiere of Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. This inventive new...more

    16th Annual Austin Children's Nutcracker

    Presented by Austin City Ballet at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    December 9 - December 18, 2016


    The 16th annual Austin Children's Nutcracker is an original adaptation of a Christmas classic.
    Guest artists include Ryan Lutu as the Nutcracker Cavalier, Madeleine D’Avila as The...more

    Requiem for Tesla

    Presented by Rude Mechs at The Off Center, Austin

    December 1 - December 18, 2016

    Requiem for Tesla is a semi-biographical, sci-fi homage to Nikola Tesla, a genius inventor who loved pigeons, hated spherical objects and was undoubtedly one of the most...more

    The Plight Before Christmas

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

    December 16 - December 18, 2016

    Way Off Broadway Community Players is pleased to present our 5th Annual Holiday Special!

    This special holiday show is The Plight Before Christmas by Fred Cusik and Diane Moore.  It is...more

    Bah Humbug! A one-man Christmas Carol (in Austin)

    Presented by The Company Theatre at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    December 19, 2016

    Now in its 14th amazing year of touring Texas!  It's Charles Dickens  "A Christmas Carol" with an amazing twist...one actor plays all the roles in this powerful tale of hope &...more

    An It's a Wonderful Life Classic Radiocast

    Presented by Penfold Theatre Company

    December 1 - December 23, 2016

    Back by popular demand, the show draws audience members back in time to 1946 as members of the KPNF radio station are assembling for a live radio performance of It’s a Wonderful Life. Through...more

    The Santaland Diaries

    Presented by ZACH Theatre and ZACH Theatre at ZACH Whisenhunt Stage, Austin

    November 23 - December 25, 2016

    David Sedaris’ ever-irreverent and giddily-cynical Macy’s elf Crumpet is back. This outlandish, true tale jingles to life on the intimate Whisenhunt stage as Crumpet exposes what it takes to...more

    A Christmas Carol

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

    November 23 - December 31, 2016

    Austin’s newest and most rockin’ holiday tradition! Each year, ZACH's A Christmas Carol features new hit songs and reimagined carols that create an infectious spirit that will have everyone...more

    Valerie Fowler: Nature and Other Stories

    Presented by Dougherty Arts Center and Julia C. Butridge Gallery at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    November 30, 2016 - January 7, 2017

    VALERIE FOWLER: Nature and Other Stories
    November 30, 2016 - January 7, 2017
    Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Dougherty Arts Center
    1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin,Texas 78704...more

    Tom Booker's Game Night!

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    January 23, 2016 - January 28, 2017

    ** FREE PARKING!  DONATION BAR!  LOTS OF LAUGHS! **

    Join Tom Booker as he host an late night show catering to those who love to play improv games! Tom will invite audience...more

    Saturday Night Tightrope

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    January 23, 2016 - January 28, 2017

    ** FREE PARKING!  DONATION BAR!  LOTS OF LAUGHS! **

    Saturday Night Tightrope is an opportunity for students, alumni, and friends of The Institution Theater to collaborate,...more

    Mamma Mia!

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    January 27 - January 28, 2017

    MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Bass Concert Hall January 27-28, 2017, Friday at 8 pm; Saturday at 2 pm & 8 pm, as a part of its final farewell...more

    The Bowie Project: A Rock & Roll Soundpainting

    Presented by Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre at Ironwood Hall, AUSTIN

    January 26 - January 29, 2017

    Following two critically acclaimed runs of The Bowie Project in 2014 & 2015 Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre, together with Super Creeps the Austin-based David Bowie tribute band and New York...more

    Bloomsday

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    January 13 - February 5, 2017

    Austin Playhouse is proud to present the Texas Premiere of Bloomsday by one of Austin’s most acclaimed playwrights, Steven Dietz. In this literature-laden love story, an American man searches...more

    Long Center Presents: Once

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

    February 18 - February 19, 2017

    Winner of 8 2012 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage,...more

    The Marvelous Wonderettes

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

    February 17 - February 26, 2017

    Take a trip down memory lane to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet The Wonderettes; four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. The show follows their lives...more

    Beautiful: The Carole King Musical 

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    March 21 - March 26, 2017

    Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the...more

    Long Center Presents: Greater Tuna

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

    April 14 - April 15, 2017

    Greater Tuna is the hilarious comedy about Texas’ third smallest town, where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The eclectic band of citizens that make up this town are...more

    The Phantom of the Opera

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    April 19 - April 30, 2017

    Based on the classic novel Le Fantôme de L’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA tells the story of a masked figure who lurks beneath the catacombs of the Paris Opera House,...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

    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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