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Death Tax by Lucas Hnath at Hyde Park Theatre

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Presented by Hyde Park Theatre at Hyde Park Theatre, Austin TX

Jun 27 2019
Jul 27 2019
Death Tax by Lucas Hnath at Hyde Park Theatre

Lucas Hnath’s darkly comic look at family, greed, and betrayal

HPT’s productions of Lucas Hnath’s The Christians in 2015 and A Doll’s House, Part 2 earlier this year were two of their most well-received productions. This summer HPT is excited bring Hnath’s devilishly funny play, Death Tax to Austin audiences.

Maxine has weeks to live — and she thinks her daughter is paying her nurse to make sure she dies before new, higher inheritance taxes kick in after the first of the year. She’s wrong —but she offers the nurse a good chunk of change to keep

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Death Tax runs at 8:00 PM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, June 27 – July 27, 2019. Thursdays are Pay What You Can Nights at the door. For the first four weeks (June 27 – July 20), Friday tickets are $24 and Saturday tickets are $26. For the final weekend (July 25 – July 27), Friday tickets are $26 and Saturday tickets are $28. Tickets are $2 off for students, seniors, military, and Austin Creative Alliance/Austin Film Society members). Purchase tickets at www, or call 512-479-PLAY (7529) for reservations.


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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.