Much Ado About Nothing

Presented by Austin Community College at Austin Playhouse, Austin TX

Oct 24
Nov 03
Much Ado About Nothing

This vibrant production of Shakespeare’s beloved Much Ado About Nothing, set in a Neo-Elizabethan dystopia, weaves together an exploration of shame and honor with enchanting screwball comedy.

Director synopsis:

“I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man swear he loves me.

The soldiers come marching home again, and Benedick takes up arms and insults in a new “merry war” against Beatrice. Their friends conspire to trick this witty will-they won’t-they couple into confessing they are “horribly in love” with one another.

But a more dangerous conspiracy is afoot: will Don John, the loser in battle, stop at anything to destroy his rival’s happiness? A vile plot of

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October 24-October 27 & November 7-10

Thursdays though Saturdays 7:30 PM, Sunday matinee 2:00 PM

Tickets $8.00

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  • Oct 24, 2019 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 26, 2019 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 27, 2019 at 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 31, 2019 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 2, 2019 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 3, 2019 at 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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Dates and Times

Thursday, Oct 24

7:30 pm at Austin Playhouse

Saturday, Oct 26

7:30 pm at Austin Playhouse

Sunday, Oct 27

2:00 pm at Austin Playhouse

Thursday, Oct 31

7:30 pm at Austin Playhouse

Saturday, Nov 2

7:30 pm at Austin Playhouse



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.


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