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    THEATRE

    BRIGHT NOW BEYOND, a new musical

    Presented by Salvage Vanguard Theater at Salvage Vanguard Theater

    July 31 - August 23, 2014

    We are at a crossroads in the Land of Oz. Twilight. A boy named Tip receives a mysterious prophecy from a dying Queen. Tip’s resulting adventure into the unknown is the heart of Bright Now Beyond, a new music theatre piece by Daniel Alexander Jones and Bobby Halvorson, presented by Salvage Vanguard Theater.

    Set decades after the events of The Wizard of Oz, this Oz has lost its luster, and faces ...more


    The Better Half Presents Date Night

    at The Institution Theater

    August 8 - August 22, 2014

    Improv duo The Better Half (Jo Chauvin and Regina Soto) invite you to come to the stage party of the year!  The show will run the first 4 Fridays in August, at 8:00 p.m. at The Institution...more

    The Lion & The Pirate UNPLUGGED

    Presented by VSA Texas

    August 22, 2014

    Malvern Books Presents The Lion & The Pirate UNPLUGGED An inclusive Open Mic for Writers and Acoustic Musicians hosted by VSA Texas, and the Coalition of Texas with Disabilities Pen 2 Paper...more

    Chicago Gypsies by V. Glasgow Koste

    Presented by Gaslight Baker Theatre at Gaslight-Baker Theatre

    August 15 - August 23, 2014

    Set in the Midwest during the Great Depression, The Chicago Gypsies is a warm and funny play about the migratory life of a showbiz family on tour who become stranded in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Life is...more

    AUDITIONS: 14th Annual Austin Children's Nutcracker

    Presented by Austin City Ballet

    August 23, 2014

     

    The Austin City Ballet, a non-profit 501©3 tax exempt dance company, will be performing “The Austin Children’s Nutcracker” December 12-14 and December 19-21,...more

    Octia of the Pink Ocean - Sneak Previews!

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    August 10 - August 23, 2014

    For Mature Audiences. Sexual imagery, partial nudity, and adult language.

    From the creators of contemporary opera and musical theatre epics Elytra, Vampyress, Pythia Dust,...more

    Austin Improv Comedy Classes, Shows

    at The Hideout Theatre

    August 5 - August 23, 2014

    The Hideout Theatre has been offering improv classes to working actors, disgruntled engineers, college students, kids and all manner of Austinites since 1999. Hundreds of people have discovered...more

    Austin Puppet Incident 2014

    Presented by Trouble Puppet Theater Co. and Glass Half Full Theater at Salvage Vanguard Theater

    August 22 - August 23, 2014

    Hilarious, lyrical, horrifying, inventive! The fourth annual Austin Puppet Incident is an evening of short puppet works by local and national puppet artists.

    Two nights only!

    The...more

    Day of FREE Dance and Open House

    Presented by TexARTS at TexARTS Studios

    August 23, 2014

    TexARTS Association for the Performing and Visual Arts welcomes community members of all ages to an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014. The celebration will kick off...more

    Sherwood Forest Faire's THE LEGENDS OF ROBIN HOOD

    Presented by Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater

    August 16 - August 24, 2014

    Hear ye! Hear ye! Directly from Sherwood Forest Faire, Robin Hood and his merry band of outlaws are stirring up mischief at the Austin Scottish Rite Community & Children's...more

    Wizard of Oz, Young Performer's Edition

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

    August 9 - August 24, 2014

    Austin Summer Musical for Children presents, free of charge, the live musical theater version of the motion picture "Wizard of Oz." Tickets for the show are available at the door 45...more

    Audition for Fall 2014

    Presented by Paper Chairs at TownLake YMCA

    August 26, 2014

    paper chairs is excited to announce that we will be holding open auditions for our upcoming development series, slated for our Fall 2014 season.

    The series (still untitled) will take place...more

    Batshyt Crazy: Live Rude Puppets

    at The Institution Theater

    August 1 - August 29, 2014

    These aren’t the mamby-pamby, sweet, soft puppets your parents grew up with; this is the rude and sexy sketch comedy world of BatShyt Crazy where its felty protagonists manipulate their way...more

    Austin One Minute Play Festival

    Presented by ScriptWorks at Salvage Vanguard Theater

    August 28 - August 30, 2014

    The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) & ScriptWorks, In Collaboration with Salvage Vanguard Theatre Present:

    The 1st Austin One-Minute Play Festival

    Thursday Aug 28th, Friday...more

    AUSTIN TROUBADOURS PRESENT -

    Presented by Austin Troubadours and One World Theatre at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center

    August 30, 2014

    Concert of songs and dances from Renaissance Europe “Pastime with Good Company” concert is set for Saturday, August 30th, 8:00pm at George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center,...more

    The "Chanteuse in Concert" Tour

    Presented by Austin Civic Players at Various Locations

    July 19 - August 31, 2014

    "Chanteuse in Concert" is a concert version of the musical "Chanteuse" which had full stage productions in Salado and Austin in 2011 and 2012. The cast of three portrays...more

    Godspell

    Presented by Austin Theatre Project at Dougherty Arts Center

    August 15 - August 31, 2014

     

    Godspell started as a college project performed by students at Carnegie Mellon University and moved to La MaMa Theatre Club in Greenwich Village. It was then re-scored for...more

    It's Hot, Take It Off! Live Band Burlesque Show

    Presented by Bat City Bombshells at The Parish

    September 4, 2014

     Things are heating up at the Parish as the Bat City Bombshells are taking their tease- LIVE! A show that will make Austin proud (ya, you know, the live music capital of the...more

    LuckyChaos Theater Projects presents: L.A.W. Lewd Asian Women RETURNS!

    Presented by LuckyChaos Asian American Theater at Salvage Vanguard Theater

    August 1 - September 6, 2014

    L.A.W. Lewd Asian Women RETURNS!

    A tale weaving Chinese mythology and contemporary Austin inspired by the 1875 U.S. Supreme Court case Chy Lung v. Freeman

    Fridays and Saturdays...more

    It's Just Sex (A New Comedy About Lust & Trust)

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre

    September 1 - September 7, 2014

    Come see the Texas premiere of this Off-Broadway Comedy Hit!

    It's Just Sex is a provocative but playful romantic comedy about partner-swapping couples and the realities of modern...more

    Gladius: The Show

    Presented by Dolce at Travis County Exposition Center

    September 3 - September 7, 2014

     Gladius the Show is a 90 minute touring production featuring acrobatic equestrian acts that have never been seen! Brought to you by Big Horse Productions of Las Vegas, NV, this is a show not...more

    Urinetown: The Musical

    Presented by The City Theatre Company at The City Theatre

    August 15 - September 7, 2014

    One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, Urinetown is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. In a...more

    Texas Theatre & Dance presents The Method Gun

    Presented by UT at Austin - Department of Theatre and Dance and Rude Mechs at Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin - Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

    September 10 - September 14, 2014

    The Method Gun is created by the Rude Mechs

    A play about the ecstasy and excesses of performing, the dangers of public intimacy and the incompatibility of truth on stage and sanity...more

    The Poet Sings

    September 18 - September 19, 2014

    Conspirare performs works set to poetry of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. The program includes Ode to Common Things (1995) by Cary Ratcliff, premiering a new version by the composer for four-hand...more

    Detroit by Lisa D'Amour

    Presented by Capital T Theatre Company at Hyde Park Theatre

    August 21 - September 20, 2014

    “Lisa D’Amour’s incisive, funny and disturbing comedy-drama about a middle-class couple clinging perilously to the middle class.”
    -New York Times

    Recently...more

    The Orchid Flotilla

    Presented by Salvage Vanguard Theater at Salvage Vanguard Theater

    September 4 - September 20, 2014

    The Orchid Flotilla, a wildly inventive original theatrical performance for adults featuring physical theatre and shadow puppetry, returns to Salvage Vanguard Theatre after a 2012 run that...more

    Improv 101: Self-Expression & Self-Empowerment

    at The Institution Theater

    August 11 - September 29, 2014

    You are capable of more creativity than you realize. This class helps you let loose and get around the fears that might get in your way. Through acting exercises and improv games played in a safe...more

    Intro to Improv Class

    at ColdTowne Theater

    August 4 - September 29, 2014

    Learn the basic fundamentals of improv comedy and meet cool new people in the process.

    Our courses are designed to help students unlock their inner creativity in a fun and supportive...more

    Austin Playhouse 15th Anniversary Season Gala

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    September 30, 2014

    Celebrating 15 years as an Austin landmark theatre!

    Austin Playhouse is turning 15 and you are invited to join the celebration at Highland Mall. From the initial dreams of...more

    SPIRIT

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    September 5 - October 4, 2014

    Limited seating. Advanced Purchase Recommended.


    2-for-1 admission Thursday and Sunday with donation of 2 cans for SafePlace


    Radical...more

    The Norwegians

    Presented by The Sarofim School of Fine Arts and Southwestern University at Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater

    September 26 - October 5, 2014

    By C. Denby Swanson

    Austin Premiere!

    A strong, bitter comedy about women scorned in Minnesota and the really, really nice gangsters—Norwegian hit men—they hire to whack...more

    Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    September 19 - October 19, 2014

    A riveting drama that takes on our complicated relationship to war - and the war of relationships

    A Tony nominee for Best Play, Time Stands Still is a witty,...more

    A Tale of Robyn Hoode

    Presented by The Baron's Men and The Curtain Theater at The Curtain Theatre

    October 3 - October 25, 2014

    Based on three of the oldest Child Ballads, The Baron's Men proudly present A Tale of Robyn Hoode, an original work penned and directed by long-time Baron’s Men sharers Laura...more

    Verdi's A Masked Ball

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    November 8, 2014

    A man’s secret desire for his best friend’s wife takes a surprising turn. Featuring a stunning projection-based set by renowned artist Wendall Harrington, this collaboration with...more

    Verdi's A Masked Ball

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    November 13, 2014

    A man’s secret desire for his best friend’s wife takes a surprising turn. Featuring a stunning projection-based set by renowned artist Wendall Harrington, this collaboration with...more

    Verdi's A Masked Ball

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    November 16, 2014

    A man’s secret desire for his best friend’s wife takes a surprising turn. Featuring a stunning projection-based set by renowned artist Wendall Harrington, this collaboration with...more

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Presented by The Sarofim School of Fine Arts and Southwestern University at Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater

    November 14 - November 23, 2014

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    A magical tale of fairies, fools, falling in love, and comical mix-ups. The adventure takes place in mythical Athens, Greece and its enchanted forest. There are...more

    Maestro RAW

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre

    May 24 - November 29, 2014

    Every weekend for the past 12 YEARS the Hideout has presented twelve of Austin’s virtuoso improv comedians for a night of games and scenes based on audience suggestions… a battle...more

    Conspirare announces 2013-2014 season “Traveling Mercies”

    Presented by Conspirare at Blanton Museum of Art

    September 26, 2013 - December 14, 2014

    Conspirare and founding artistic director Craig Hella Johnson launch their third decade together by taking listeners on a musical voyage of adventure, joy, and compassion. The phrase...more

    Gounod's Romeo and Juliet

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    January 24, 2015

    Star-crossed lovers devise a plan to marry in defiance of their families. Starring two stars at their performing peaks, Metropolitan Opera tenor Stephen Costello and internationally acclaimed...more

    Gounod's Romeo and Juliet

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    January 29, 2015

    Star-crossed lovers devise a plan to marry in defiance of their families. Starring two stars at their performing peaks, Metropolitan Opera tenor Stephen Costello and internationally acclaimed...more

    Gounod's Romeo and Juliet

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    February 1, 2015

     Star-crossed lovers devise a plan to marry in defiance of their families. Starring two stars at their performing peaks, Metropolitan Opera tenor Stephen Costello and internationally...more

    Rumors

    Presented by The Sarofim School of Fine Arts and Southwestern University at Alma Thomas Theater

    February 19 - February 22, 2015

    A murderous farce, where four high society couples arrive at an anniversary party for the New York City deputy mayor. Upon arrival, two guests find the host wounded and unconscious, and his wife...more

    Mozart's Don Giovanni

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    April 25, 2015

    The ultimate ladies’ man seduces the wrong woman, and her father returns from the grave to bring Giovanni to his destiny. Morgan Smith, a seasoned Giovanni, takes the stage in this fiery...more

    Anton in Show Business

    Presented by The Sarofim School of Fine Arts and Southwestern University at Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater

    April 17 - April 26, 2015

    A hilarious backstage comedy based on three actresses who chase their dreams. The story follows Lisbette, the naïve, small town girl, Casey, the aging struggling actress, and Holly, the...more

    Mozart's Don Giovanni

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    April 30, 2015

    The ultimate ladies’ man seduces the wrong woman, and her father returns from the grave to bring Giovanni to his destiny. Morgan Smith, a seasoned Giovanni, takes the stage in this fiery...more

    Mozart's Don Giovanni

    Presented by Austin Lyric Opera at The Long Center: Michael and Susan Dell Hall

    May 3, 2015

    The ultimate ladies’ man seduces the wrong woman, and her father returns from the grave to bring Giovanni to his destiny. Morgan Smith, a seasoned Giovanni, takes the stage in this fiery...more

    The Fancy Pants Mash Up

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre

    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

    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

    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

    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

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