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    Robert Faires' HENRY V

    Presented by Austin Shakespeare and Red Then Productions at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre

    September 5 - September 14, 2014

    England’s most storied and inspirational warrior king is revealed in a stunning one-man adaptation of the Shakespeare’s Henry V – created and performed by Robert Faires, presented by Austin Shakespeare and Red Then Productions. Performances run September 5th through September 14th at the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin, 78704.

    Robert Faires is ...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

    Downton Abbey Sings Gilbert & Sullivan

    Presented by Gilbert & Sullivan Society Of Austin at Brentwood Christian School

    September 7, 2014

    The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Austin presents its 2014-15 Season Opening performance with “Downton Abbey Sings Gilbert & Sullivan”, at 3pm on Sunday, September 7 at the...more

    Xicano Dreams: Earth, Life and Labors of Love

    Presented by Aztlan Dance Company at Santa Cruz Center for Culture

    September 4 - September 7, 2014

    AZTLAN Dance Company

    Xicano Dreams: Earth, Life and Labors of Love (A Modern Mestizo Choreography)

    Interpreting the beauty and elegance of Austin's Xicano/Latino culture...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

    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

    Too Many Stories!

    Presented by Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater

    September 7 - September 21, 2014

    Too Many Stories! is the first offering in Scottish Rite Theater’s 2014-15 Children’s Season. With the help of the kids in the audience, a little girl named Callie outwits robbers Sam...more

    Borderline Crazy!

    Presented by Esther's Follies at Esther's Follies

    September 4 - September 26, 2014

    Esther‘s Follies, Austin’s premier sketch comedy and musical revue, takes on the antics of politics and Texas shenanigans in Esther’s Follies “Border Line Crazy”!...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

    Young Frankenstein

    Presented by The Wimberley Players at The Wimberley Playhouse

    September 12 - October 5, 2014

    Wimberley Players present

    The New Mel Brooks Musical: Young Frankenstein

    by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

    Sept 12 – Oct. 5

    Fri/Sat 7:30 pm. Sun 2:30...more

    "Steel Magnolias" presented by Way Off Broadway

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

    September 19 - October 11, 2014

    In Chinquapin, Louisiana, the beauty salon is where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. The outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy, with the help of her eager new...more

    Now Then Again

    Presented by Penfold Theatre Company at Trinity Street Theatre

    September 18 - October 12, 2014

    The ordinary lives of Henry and Ginny, two physicists working at Chicago's world renowned Fermilab, receive a cosmic (or perhaps quantum) shake-up when the hands of destiny move forward and...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

    Texas Theatre and Dance presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

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

    October 10 - October 19, 2014

    The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE October 10-19 at the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre.

    In the sultry streets of New Orleans,...more

    Texas Theatre and Dance presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

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

    October 10 - October 19, 2014

    The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE October 10-19 at the Oscar G. Brockett Theatre.

    In the sultry streets of New Orleans,...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

    The Free Fringe

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Kick Butt Actors Open Mic

    Presented by Kick Butt Coffee at Kick Butt Coffee

    January 11, 2014 - on going

    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

    The Threefer

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre

    January 14, 2010 - on going

    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

    SummerStock Austin

    Presented by Long Center for the Preforming Arts

    July 25, 2013 - on going

    Dear SSA Friends,

    SummerStock Austin will open its ninth season this coming Thursday night, July 25th. We hope you will join us for PIPPIN, THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS and SWING!

    So...more

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