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    Planes 2: Fire and Rescue

    Presented by iPic Theaters Austin at iPic Theaters Austin

    July 7 - July 31, 2014

    Rating: PG Duration: 100 mins

    When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, a bunch of all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and ...more


    Altar IV: 1986 (Vidkidz & Josh Mills)

    Presented by The Museum of Human Achievement

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    Altar is an ongoing series pairing one visual/installation artist and one performance based artist for a large-scale immersive environment based experience.

    Altar IV:...more

    Sex Tape

    Presented by iPic Theaters Austin at iPic Theaters Austin

    July 18 - August 7, 2014

    Rating: R Duration: 95 mins

    A married couple with children spends a night away from their kids by making a sex tape to spice up their relationship, and when the tape goes missing the...more

    Creative Action Summer Camps 2014 in Central and West Austin

    Presented by Creative Action at Hyde Park United Methodist Church

    June 9 - August 8, 2014

    Creative Action Summer Camps are among the most popular in Austin! That’s because our camps are not just fun; they also offer children a chance to grow and learn.

    Let their...more

    Denim & Diamonds: A Boot-Scootin' Ball

    Presented by Last Act Theatre Company

    August 9, 2014

    WHAT:
    Last Act Theatre Company's Third Birthday Party

    "Denim and Diamonds: A Boot-Scootin' Ball"

    Tickets: $15 per person

    It’s our third...more

    Summer Stock, in partnership with The Long Center, presents Footloose

    Presented by Summer Stock Austin

    July 24 - August 10, 2014

    Summer Stock Austin opens its 10th Anniversary Season with the first show they ever produced. Footloose, the perfect summer musical, is packed with exhilarating dancing, vibrantly vintage 80s...more

    This Is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan

    Presented by Punchkin Repertory Theatre at The Off Center

    August 1 - August 10, 2014

    Directed by Dannie Snyder

    About the play:

    In 1982, on Manhattan's Upper West Side, the wealthy, articulate pot-smoking teenagers who were small children in the '60s have...more

    Cyrano de Bergerac

    Presented by The City Theatre Company at The City Theatre

    July 18 - August 10, 2014

    Edmund Rostand’s enduring masterwork about the power of love, the art of wordplay and the joy of finding what you've always wanted right under your nose. Cyrano's a soldier,...more

    Austin Summer Musical for Children Gala Performance & Silent Auction

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

    August 15, 2014

    The Gala Performance & Silent Auction is an elegant fun filled evening and is our largest single fundraising activity every year. This event allows us an opportunity to perform our annual...more

    Shakespeare at Winedale presents The Merry Wives of Windsor in Austin!

    Presented by Shakespeare at Winedale at University of Texas at Austin

    August 15, 2014

    Shakespeare at Winedale’s 2014 Summer Class will return to The University of Texas at Austin for their touring performance of William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor. There...more

    Oklahoma!

    Presented by Zilker Theatre Productions at Zilker Park

    July 11 - August 16, 2014

    Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed...more

    The VORTEX Cosplay Expo

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    August 10 - August 16, 2014

     The VORTEX Cosplay Expo runs in conjunction with the debut of the new Ethos fantasy film, Octia of the Pink Ocean. The VORTEX is a natural hotbed for Cosplay, or “costume play”....more

    Improv 201: Scene Dynamics and Forms

    at The Institution Theater

    August 13 - August 17, 2014

    All improv scenes are about the dynamics between its characters. You’ll learn how the simplest moves can develop into fun and complex relationships. Those relationships develop into stories....more

    Vecinos by Rupert Reyes

    Presented by Teatro Vivo at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center.

    July 31 - August 17, 2014

    Teatro Vivo presents the premiere of Vecinos, (Neighbors) a new romantic bilingual comedy written by Rupert Reyes and directed by Mary Alice Carnes.

    Teatro Vivo presents a...more

    Brain Trust: Brain Freeze

    Presented by Coldtowne Theater and The Hideout Theatre at ColdTowne Theater

    August 7 - August 21, 2014

     In the tradition of ZZ Top, Motorhead, Cream, Green Day and the Police, three of the most respected Improvisational actors in Austin combine to form a Power Rock trio of Improvised Theater...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

    A Midsummer Night's Dream: the Farthest Steep of India

    Presented by Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater

    August 8 - August 23, 2014

    This production of Shakespeare’s Midsummer begins in the ancient Athenian court and moves to a natural world ruled by fairy deities “come from the farthest steep of India.” Enjoy...more

    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...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

    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

    We Play Chekhov: The Black Monk and The Beyoncé

    Presented by Breaking String Theatre at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre

    August 14 - August 24, 2014

    Breaking String's We Play Chekhov includes two of Chekhov's masterful short stories adapted for the stage, presented as a double-bill in what will be the perfect summer night out...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

    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

    Fiddler on the Roof

    Presented by Trinity Street Players at The First Baptist Church of Austin

    August 2 - August 31, 2014

    To mark the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest musicals in history, Austin Jewish Repertory Theater and Trinity Street Players will come together to present Fiddler on the...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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