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    Peter and the Starcatcher

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

    January 28 - March 1, 2015

    This swashbuckling pirate story tells what happened before a young orphan became the boy who never grew up—the boy we know as Peter Pan. The five-time Tony® Award-winning play will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight to Neverland! In an evening of madcap fun, a dozen brilliant actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters from James M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, ...more


    Avenue Q

    Presented by Austin Theatre Project

    February 13 - February 28, 2015

    It won the 2013 B. Iden Payne Award for Best Musical.
    It won the 2013 Central Texas Excellence in Theatre award for Best Musical.
    It won the hearts of audiences and critics...more

    Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote

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

    January 31 - March 1, 2015

    The Austin Scottish Rite Theater production of Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote
    From the original book by Duncan Tonatiuh, adapted for the stage by Susan Gayle Todd and...more

    RENT Benefit for kidsActing Foundation (Center Stage Texas)

    Presented by Center Stage Texas at Center Stage Texas, Austin

    March 7, 2015

    The fabulous high school advanced cast performs RENT to support kids with learning and physical challenges. as well as conducting in-school classes for the underserved in east...more

    GRIMM NOIR

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 20 - March 7, 2015

    We all know the stories: Cinderella and her glass slipper, Jack and his magic beans, Sleeping Beauty and her curse. But what if there were a different, grittier side to those beloved tales of...more

    Pythia Dust: A Musical Interstellar Voyage

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    February 21 - March 8, 2015

    Preview on February 20.
    February 22 sold out to OUTsider Festival!

    Advanced Reservations Recommended.
    Limited seating.
    2-for-1 admission Thursday and Sunday with donation...more

    She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith

    Presented by Austin Playhouse

    February 13 - March 8, 2015

    WHEN: February 13th - March 8, 2015
    Thursday–Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m.
    with a special 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, March 5 to celebrate Amplify...more

    Der Berstrafte Brudermord or Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

    Presented by The Hidden Room

    March 6 - March 8, 2015

    Der Bestrafte BRUDERMORD, or
    Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
    March 6 at 8pm
    March 7th at 8pm
    March 8th at 5pm
    York Rite Masonic Hall, 311 W. 7th Street, Austin TX
    ...more

    You're The Boss, a playmaking camp for tweens!

    Presented by Salvage Vanguard Theater

    January 26 - March 9, 2015

    You’re The Boss is an educational program that nurtures the student’s creative voice while building teamwork, confidence, and communication skills. Students ages 9 -14 years old will...more

    Simple Sundries

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

    February 27 - March 14, 2015

    Simple Sundries is an original comedy featuring puppetry and physical theatre
    from the award-winning Glass Half Full Theatre, by Caroline Reck and...more

    WONDERSHOW

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    March 20 - March 21, 2015

    For One Weekend Only, don't miss incredible performances from magician and mind reader VINNY DePONTO (“Breathtaking” –NY Daily News), the rock star of Jugglers, MARCUS MONROE...more

    A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody

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

    February 27 - March 21, 2015

    Way Off Broadway Community Players Presents:

     Way Off Broadway Community Players present the fourth show of our 18thth season with the comedy “A Little Murder Never Hurt...more

    Sleeping Beauty

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre

    February 28 - March 22, 2015

    The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens presents

    Sleeping Beauty

    February 28 - March 22, 2015

    Join us for the next installment in our  interactive Children's Theatre Series....more

    Daddy Issues

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    March 22, 2015

    Daddy Issues
    Stories Told by a Son
    Written and performed by Peter Aguero

    Peter Aguero, storyteller and popular host of The Moth, takes the audience through a raw and...more

    Spectrum Theatre Company Presents: Pretty Fire

    Presented by Spectrum Theatre Company and Austin Playhouse

    March 12 - March 22, 2015

     

    "Exhilarating and unflaggingly entertaining…One of the most positive pictures of the black-American experience I've ever seen on stage…Rapturous...more

    Auditions for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).

    Presented by Oh Dragon Theatre Company

    March 25, 2015

    Oh Dragon Theatre Company is pleased to announce auditions for their production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged). Auditions will take place at SPACE (7915 Manchaca Road,...more

    HURLY BURLY - An Improvised Burlesque Story

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 6 - March 27, 2015

    The Sugarbowl Cabaret swings open its doors once more to the opulent jewel that has drawn many a man in and kept many a women's secret. But behind all the sequined glamor and lush decor is a...more

    Click, Clack, Moo

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    March 28, 2015

    Cows that type? Hens on strike! Whoever heard of such a thing?' Farmer Brown cries. When his granddaughter Jenny comes for a visit, Farmer Brown declares the farm a 'tech-free zone.'...more

    Esthers Follies

    Presented by Esther's Follies at Esther's Follies, Austin

    March 5 - March 31, 2015

    Esther’s Follies: Your go-to for topical political satire, magic and music on Sixth Street!

    Obama and other politicos let loose on Capitol Hill with Obamian Rhapsody. The Boys of...more

    Texas Theatre and Dance presents Enter a Woman, Pretty Enough

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

    March 27 - April 3, 2015

     The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents Enter a Woman, Pretty Enough, a new play by Diana Lynn Small, March 27 through April 3 at the Oscar G. Brockett...more

    ALTAR VI: Shapes (and Other Shapes)

    Presented by The Museum of Human Achievement

    April 11 - April 12, 2015

    In the first phase of trance an altered state of consciousness would come about. People would experience geometric shapes commonly known as entoptic phenomena. These would include zigzags,...more

    The Last Five Years

    Presented by Penfold Theatre Company at Trinity Street Theatre, Austin

    March 19 - April 12, 2015

    The Last Five Years tells the emotionally powerful story of Jamie and Cathy, two 20-something New Yorkers who dive head first into a marriage fueled by the optimism that comes with finding...more

    Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards

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

    April 14, 2015

    The Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards Ceremony will be similar in nature to the annual Tony Awards honoring Broadway productions. The Awards Ceremony will celebrate the outstanding...more

    Mozart's Don Giovanni

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

    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

    The Big Squeeze Finals

    Presented by Texas Folklife at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    April 25, 2015

    Texas Folklife and the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum are pleased to announce that the Finals for the annual Big Squeeze accordion contest will take place at the museum on Saturday, April...more

    Austin Busker Project stages

    Presented by Austin Busker Project and Art Alliance Austin

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    For the second year, Austin Busker Project brings great local and international street performers to the Art City event in downtown Austin. Our lineup includes aerial acrobats, magicians,...more

    Anton in Show Business

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

    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, Austin

    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, Austin

    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 Big Bolt

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

    May 9 - May 17, 2015

    Pollyanna Theatre Company presents THE BIG BOLT by Holly Hepp-Galvan. This Pollyanna production will be written and designed specifically to appeal to the developmental and educational needs...more

    IMPROMP-TWO - A Casual Improv Duo Night

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    January 25 - August 30, 2015

    **** FREE SHOW EVERY SUNDAY AT 7PM!  FREE PARKING!   DONATION BAR! ****

    ImprompTwo is a casual evening of improv performance featuring the duo Cascade with a different top-notch...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

    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

    WHITEBOARD: COMEDY IS A MESS

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 14 - December 12, 2015

    **** Second Saturday of Every Month at 10pm at The Institution Theater ****

    Improvisation, Institution style, that invites the audience to literally fill up the board with too many ideas....more

    TARANTULA - Organic Improv

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    February 21 - December 19, 2015

    **** Third 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,...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

    January 14, 2010 - 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

    January 11, 2014 - 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

    SummerStock Austin

    Presented by Long Center for the Preforming Arts

    July 25, 2013 - Ongoing

    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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