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    HUNGER

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    August 27 - September 5, 2015

    Hunger: Spokenword artist Ebony Stewart examines Hunger in her new one-woman show, premiering for two weeks only at The VORTEX. With a decade of experience in spoken word, slam poetry, and performance, Stewart has established herself as a vital voice in American theatre. Stewart has been touring professionally around the U.S. and now returns to Austin to roar her truth with this unapologetic cascade of poetry and ...more


    The Warriors: A Love Story | ARCOS Dance

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

    September 11 - September 12, 2015

    ARCOS DANCE DEBUTS IN AUSTIN WITH AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTION, PROVOKING REFLECTION ON MODERN TECHNOLOGY AND WARFARE
        
    >>> TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 12TH...more

    HOOT!

    Presented by Heckle Her Productions at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    September 11 - September 12, 2015

    Have a HOOT! with Heckle Her

     

    (Austin, TX) Heckle Her is proud to present HOOT! September 11th and 12th in Salvage Vanguard Theater’s studio theater. We gave Austin’s...more

    Gilbert & Sullivan presents “A Topsy-Turvy Bard”

    Presented by Gilbert & Sullivan Society Of Austin

    September 13, 2015

    Join us for our first musicale of the 2015-16 Gilbert & Sullivan season, as we present an entrancing afternoon of poetic verse and music, intertwining the worlds of Gilbert & Sullivan and...more

    La Follia Austin Baroque presents "Purcell's Dido and Aeneas: A Miniature Operatic Masterpiece"

    Presented by La Follia Austin Baroque at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    September 12 - September 13, 2015

    La Follia Austin Baroque presents "Purcell's Dido and Aeneas: A Miniature Operatic Masterpiece"


    La Follia begins its 2015-2016 season in spectacular fashion with a dramatized...more

    Standard Fall Registration for Youth Improv and Storytelling

    Presented by Move Your Tale at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    August 31 - September 14, 2015

    Founded in 2007, Move Your Tale is a nonprofit performing arts organization specializing in youth improv and storytelling. We offer camps, classes and regular performances out of ColdTowne...more

    Creative Mix Up

    Presented by Austin Creative Alliance and Dougherty Arts Center at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    September 16, 2015

    Please join Austin Creative Alliance and the Dougherty Arts Center to mix, mingle, and discuss all things arts-related!  Come check out a new art exhibit in the Julia C. Butridge Gallery....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 and performers take to the stage to share their poems for peace.  Featuring Janelle Buchanan, Katherine Catmull,...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

    2015 Annual Unified Auditions (Registration for Auditors)

    Presented by Austin Creative Alliance at The VORTEX, Austin

    September 19, 2015

    Austin Creative Alliance would like to welcome all of the auditors (directors, agents, producers) to the 2015 Annual Unified Auditions, to be held at The Vortex on Saturday, September 19th from...more

    2015 Annual Unified Auditions (Registration for Actors)

    Presented by Austin Creative Alliance at The VORTEX, Austin

    September 19, 2015

    The 2015 Annual Unified Auditions will be held on Saturday, September 19, from 11am to 3pm at The Vortex Theatre. This is a great opportunity for actors to be seen by directors, producers, and...more

    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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

    August 28 - September 20, 2015

    Tragedy tomorrow, comedy tonight! This joyous, musical romp through Rome has desperate lovers, scheming neighbors, and secrets behind every toga. A Funny Thing is considered to be one of the best...more

    This Side of the Dirt: A South Texas Play

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

    September 17 - September 20, 2015

    This is the world premiere of, "This Side of the Dirt", a new dramatic comedy written by Tito Beveridge and directed by Ty Roberts.  "This Side of the Dirt" is a South Texas family drama...more

    Hands Up Hoodies Down

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    September 17 - September 26, 2015

    “Hands Up Hoodies Down blends slam poetry, music, rap, movement, and improvisation together for a poignant piece with a message as loud and clear as the chants at rallies nationwide:...more

    She Was Born

    Presented by Rude Mechs at The Off Center, Austin

    September 17 - September 26, 2015

    Rude Mechs and Nat & Veronica proudly present:

    SHE WAS BORN
    an original play
    created by Nat & Veronica
    a Rude Fusion project

    “Enchanting, then...more

    Missionary Position: Pleasure Journeys for the Intrepid Lady Explorer

    Presented by Glass Half Full Theater at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    September 10 - September 26, 2015

    Amelia Weatherbeaten (Caroline Reck) and Eleanor Dangerbottom (Cami Alys) are Victorian-era Lady Explorers and Spokeswomen for Hartman’s Hygenic Towellettes for Ladies, the first commercially...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

    Sunday in the Park with George

    Presented by Austin Shakespeare and Armstrong Community Music School at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    September 24 - September 27, 2015


    The Armstrong Community Music School joins Austin Shakespeare to present a staged concert of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning Sunday in the Park with...more

    Blue Lapis Light: Edge of Grace

    Presented by Blue Lapis Light and Long Center for the Performing Arts

    September 16 - September 27, 2015

    Be the first to see the award-winning Blue Lapis Light in a brand new home! The aerial dance company celebrates its tenth anniversary and grand opening with a new original performance, Edge of...more

    Murder on the Rails

    Presented by Penfold Theatre Company

    September 27, 2015

    Step on board and into 1920s Hollywood as an investor in Colossal Pictures. Studio executive Desmond Bentley III is ready to woo you into a bright new future - the "Talkies"! But the silent stars...more

    Don't Call Me Brother (Staged Reading)

    Presented by JWHill Productions at George Washington Carver Museum - Boyd Vance Theater, Austin

    September 27, 2015

    Another black youth has been killed by a police officer under questionable circumstances. Recently promoted Andrew Merritt's first task as Chief of the Community Liaison Department is to restore...more

    The Juani Begood Show

    Presented by Austin Film Society at Austin Public Library - Carver Branch, Austin

    September 29, 2015

    The Juani Begood Show is a comedy web series based in Austin, TX airing on Youtube, and at www.juanibegood.com. It’s about those everyday rejections and uncomfortable situations...more

    No. 1 Magic Show in LA Comes to Austin

    Presented by Eclipse P&D

    October 2 - October 3, 2015

    Direct from Beverly Hills for two nights, master illusionist Ivan Amodei will bring his critically acclaimed INTIMATE ILLUSIONS to the gorgeous Omni Austin Hotel Downtown.

    Filled with...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

    The Comedy of Errors

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

    September 25 - October 10, 2015

    The Comedy of Errors

    Identical twins separated at birth. No, make that two sets of identical twins separated at birth. The Comedy of Errors, the Bard’s wackiest play, comes to...more

    The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    September 18 - October 11, 2015

    Henry and Annie have fallen in love, much to the chagrin of their spouses, but their affair does not lead to domestic bliss. As Henry endeavors to break through his protective facade of clever...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

    Texas Theatre and Dance presents The Diary of Anne Frank

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

    October 8 - October 18, 2015

    A story known across the world, The Diary of Anne Frank is the haunting, yet inspiring account of a young Jewish girl and her family’s lives during World War II. Seeking refuge from Nazi...more

    Dragoween 2015 FANATIK

    Presented by Dragoween

    October 24, 2015

    The Austin Roundup is proud to announce our 2015 Dragoween fundraiser, Fanatik, a drag freak show. The show we wait for all year is back this fall and ready to amaze. That’s right, Dragoween is...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

    Evita

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

    September 30 - November 1, 2015

    Experience passion and seduction in the seven-time Tony Award®-winning musical Evita, in an all-new production created by ZACH. Revered by her people as an advocate for the poor, Eva Perón...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

    Fall Production Classes

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

    September 3 - November 19, 2015

    PLAYING WITH SHAKESPEARE for KIDS (8-14)

    It's no secret that performing theatre gives you a leg up in society. Performing Shakespeare, at a young age... well, that's worth...more

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    October 30 - November 22, 2015

     

    It's 1935, and racial tensions are high in Maycomb, Alabama. Young Scout lives a carefree and privileged existence until she watches her father defend an innocent man, Tom Robinson,...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

    Winnie The Pooh

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage, Austin

    September 18 - December 12, 2015

    Winnie the Pooh finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures, assisted by such friends as the dismal Eeyore, Piglet and Rabbit. Pooh's intentions are always the best, but...more

    TARANTULA - Organic Improv

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 21 - December 19, 2015

    **** Second 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, fibrant web...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

    HIGHLY SUGGESTIBLE Improv

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    August 15, 2015 - August 20, 2016

    The audience put the writing on the wall...and we will follow every word!

    On the empty stage sits a blank whiteboard. It calls to YOU, the AUDIENCE, to fill it with suggestions—words,...more

    HIGHLY SUGGESTIBLE Improv

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    August 15, 2015 - August 20, 2016

    The audience put the writing on the wall...and we will follow every word!

    On the empty stage sits a blank whiteboard. It calls to YOU, the AUDIENCE, to fill it with suggestions—words,...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

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