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    Mercurial Theatre Presents: HP Lovecraft's The Color Out of Space

    Presented by Mercurial Theatre at Space12, Austin

    June 17 - July 2, 2016

    ABOUT THE PLAY

    Adapted and directed by company co-founder Dan Wolff, The Color Out of Space marks the first adaptation for the stage of the HP Lovecraft work of the same name.

    Widely regarded as one of HP Lovecraft's finest works, even by Lovecraft, himself, The Color Out of Space represented Lovecraft's first venture into blurring the lines between science fiction and ...more


    John Gabriel Borkman by Henrik Ibsen

    Presented by Different Stages and The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    June 24 - July 16, 2016

    Different Stages

    presents

     

       John Gabriel Borkman

          By Henrik...more

    Henry VIII

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

    July 16, 2016

    Austin Shakespeare, central Texas’ classical theater company, will collaborate with ACMC for the first time to create a music-filled production of Shakespeare’s Henry VIII at 7:30 pm on...more

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

    June 24 - July 17, 2016

    Let the mischief and merriment begin in this sizzling summer reimagining of Shakespeare’s most popular romantic comedy. In just one fantastic enchanted forest night, four magical stories are...more

    Trouble on the Double

    Presented by Pollyanna Theatre Company at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    July 9 - July 17, 2016

    Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company, Pollyanna Theatre, a resident company of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, presents Trouble on the Double by Holly...more

    Beginner Improv Classes

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Whisenhunt Stage, Austin

    May 16 - July 18, 2016

    Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

    Learn the fundamentals of improvisation. The class’s interactive exercises build listening and communication skills, heighten awareness and teach you how...more

    Singing Improv Classes

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Whisenhunt Stage, Austin

    May 18 - July 20, 2016

    Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

    Have fun making up your own songs with a live musical improviser every week. We will cover topics such as rhyming, song structure, song styles,...more

    Acting Workshop

    Presented by Austin Shakespeare

    July 5 - July 20, 2016

    “The skills learned to act in plays with ‘heightened language’ strengthen every kind of acting from contemporary to classic playwrights,” says Ann Ciccolella, Artistic Director of Austin...more

    My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra

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

    July 15 - July 24, 2016

    This musical revue pays homage to America’s all-time coolest crooner by trotting out a few dozen of the more than 1,300 songs Ol' Blue Eyes recorded in his unbelievably prolific career. TexARTS...more

    ICMCA presents ROMEO & JULIET - A Spectacular Indian Dance Ballet

    Presented by Indian Classical Music Circle of Austin (ICMCA)

    July 24, 2016

    ICMCA PRESENTS  - SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO & JULIET - A SPECTACULAR INDIAN DANCE BALLET

    KATHAK LEGEND PANDIT BIRJU MAHARAJ DEEPAK MAHARAJ , SASWATI SEN &...more

    The Journey of Tam

    Presented by Pegasus Plays Theatre at The City Theatre, Austin

    July 2 - July 30, 2016

    In "The Journey of Tam," writer and actor Alex Garza turns his original work of fiction into a stage performance through the use of puppetry, movement, props, and homemade music. He tells the...more

    Comedy of Errors

    Presented by Penfold Theatre Company at Round Rock Amphitheater, Austin

    July 7 - July 30, 2016

    Take one pair of estranged twin brothers (both named Antipholus); add one pair of estranged twin servants (both named Dromio); throw them in a city known for sorcery; and what do you get?...more

    Cinderella

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    July 9 - July 31, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    Cinderella

    Dates: July 9- 31, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

    Join us for the next installment in our interactive...more

    Annie Get Your Gun

    Presented by Hill Country Community Theatre at Hill Country Community Theatre, Cottonwood Shores

    July 21 - July 31, 2016

    “Annie Get Your Gun”          

     

    Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin

    Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy...more

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    August 4 - August 13, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    August 4- 13, 2016 (Nightly except Sunday, 8:15 PM)

    William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream...more

    Summer Stock Austin Presents: "The Addams Family"

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

    July 22 - August 13, 2016

    Now entering its 12th season, there isn’t any other program in the country quite like Austin’s own SUMMER STOCK AUSTIN. From performing to designing and building sets, these high school and...more

    Summer Stock Austin Presents: "Carnival"

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

    August 3 - August 13, 2016

    Now entering its 12th season, there isn’t any other program in the country quite like Austin’s own SUMMER STOCK AUSTIN. From performing to designing and building sets, these high school and...more

    Summer Stock Austin Presents: "The Steadfast Tin Soldier"

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

    July 24 - August 13, 2016

    Now entering its 12th season, there isn’t any other program in the country quite like Austin’s own SUMMER STOCK AUSTIN. From performing to designing and building sets, these high school and...more

    Buyer and Cellar

    Presented by ZACH Theatre at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage, Austin

    June 8 - August 14, 2016

    This giddily hilarious one-man play staring J. Robert Moore will have you doubled-over laughing, proclaiming “it’s like butta!" Alex, a struggling Hollywood actor, takes an outrageous job...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

    All Shook Up

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

    August 12 - August 21, 2016

    A whole lotta shakin’ will be goin’ on when the music of Elvis takes center stage. In this madcap Broadway musical comedy, Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night meets the rock ‘n roll, gospel, and...more

    A Few Good Men

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

    October 7 - October 16, 2016

    Academy Award-winner Aaron Sorkin’s drama that tells the story of military lawyers who, in the course of defending two United States Marines accused of murder, uncover a conspiracy that runs to...more

    L'enfant Terrible

    Presented by Denise Prince and Women & Their Work at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    October 22, 2016

    L’enfant Terrible defies the notion that there is a Rubicon one inevitably crosses from innocence to knowingness. Instead, participants will enjoy both states simultaneously and experience them...more

    Jack & the Beanstalk

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    October 1 - October 23, 2016

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    Jack & the Beanstalk

    Dates: October 1-23, 2016 (Saturdays- 10:00AM, Sundays- 2:00PM)

     

    Join us for the next...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

    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

    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

    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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