About A Chick & A Dude Productions Founded in 2001, A Chick & A Dude productions, a sponsored project of The Austin Circle of Theatres non-profit organization, is an Austin, Texas-based theatre company aiming to "Keep Austin Weird by Keeping Austin Thinking." The "chick" is Melissa Livingston, a director whose work has been described by NYTheatre.com as doing "…a fine job of creating tight and crisp scenes." The "dude" is Shanon Weaver, writer and actor, about who New York Times freelancer Hy
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