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    COMEDY & IMPROV

    Monster Families

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    March 1 - April 26, 2015

    This spring at the Hideout Theatre, say hello to the friendly Monster Family! Join them in improvised adventures, games, stories and interactions to discover Kid Monster’s unique gift– talking to humans! Kid Monster doesn’t care if you are human or monster, or anything else; all Kid Monster cares about is making friends and having fun. And you too can help Kid Monster show Monster Family that ...more


    THE SECRET LIVES OF SOCCER MOMS with Girls Girls Girls

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    April 17 - May 3, 2015

    **** FREE PARKING! DONATION BAR! COMFY SEATS! LOTS OF LAUGHS! ****

    Behind the facade of every perfect life is a secret. Behind every perfect suburban hedge is a pile of dry leaves waiting...more

    LATE NIGHT TIME MACHINE – Season Two

    Presented by The Institution Theater at The Institution Theater, Austin

    April 3 - May 8, 2015

    **** Every Friday & Saturday at 8pm from April 3rd - May 8th! ****

    Late Night Time Machine launches a second season with hard-drinking, hard-smoking host Teddy Hancox as he helms the...more

    Free Open Pre-Show Warmup Jam

    Presented by Merlin Works and ZACH Theatre at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage, Austin

    April 12 - May 10, 2015

    Join the cast of our Second Sunday Improv Show in fun warm up improv games. An instructor leads group and paired activities to give you a taste of the improv spirit and to get the...more

    All Ages Improv Night

    Presented by Move Your Tale and Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    April 5 - May 17, 2015

    Every Sunday at 5 pm, we welcome a troupe of young performers and an established adult troupe to improvise original shows.

    In addition to family friendly performances, each show...more

    Greater Tuna by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, Ed Howard

    Presented by The Wimberley Players at Wimberley Players, Wimberley

    April 24 - May 17, 2015

    Hilarious comedy about the third smallest town in Texas where the Lions Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. An eclectic band of 20 Tuna citizens—men, women, children and a...more

    WITS

    Presented by Paramount Theatre at Paramount Theatre, Austin

    May 21, 2015

    Wits is a live, public radio show that brings world-class comedians, actors, and musicians together onstage, where host John Moe gives them and the audience the time of their lives. Wits mixes...more

    Austin Translation

    Presented by Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    May 9 - May 30, 2015

    Join the incredibly talented and funny cast of ColdTowne's newest Mainstage production, Austin Translation, for two months of sketch comedy developed before your own eyes.

    A hilarious...more

    Lucky Chaos presents: 30 Trips in 60 Minutes! 30 Mini Plays about “TRIPS!”

    Presented by LuckyChaos Asian American Theater at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    May 1 - June 6, 2015

    Lucky Chaos Theater Projects presents:

    30 Trips in 60 Minutes!

    May 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th, 9th  /  June 4th, 5th, 6th

    (first two weekends in May and first weekend in...more

    REGIS AND RICKLES: One More for the Road

    Presented by Paramount Theatre at Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    June 24, 2015

    We saved the best for last. Peerless comedy icons Don Rickles and Regis Philbin have been friends for over half a century. Join these legendary entertainers as they trade stories about their early...more

    Paula Poundstone

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    August 22, 2015

    Over the span of her remarkable career, Paula Poundstone has amassed a list of awards and accolades that stretch the length of a great big tall guy’s arm. She not only shot through the glass...more

    What's the Story Steve?

    Presented by Move Your Tale and Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    April 4 - August 29, 2015

    What's the Story Steve is improvised, interactive theater for kids and their adults. Based on suggestions from the audience, our cast creates a completely new show every week. Featuring Steve,...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

    Free Improv Mixer

    Presented by Merlin Works and ZACH Theatre at Zach Scott Kleberg Stage, Austin

    April 26 - November 15, 2015

    Merlin Works hosts monthly improv mixers fourth Sundays 3pm – 5pm at The ZACH. The Mixer is  a free, facilitated improv comedy jam intended to introduce the joy of improv to...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

    Improv, Standup, Writing and Sketch Comedy Classes

    Presented by The New Movement at The New Movement, Austin

    Ongoing

    The New Movement is the only venue in Austin dedicated solely to studying the comedic process – our teachers have jump-started the careers of hundreds of performers, come see why! Our...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

    Improv Zero-Free Intro Class

    Presented by The New Movement

    Ongoing

    It certainly seems that taking an improv comedy class would be nerve racking. We understand you may want to test drive before you sign up, that’s why we offer our FREE Improv Zero class...more

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