Productions by Austin Playhouse

Jan. 10 - Feb. 02, 2020
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Austin
Tiny Beautiful Things by Austin Playhouse

Tiny Beautiful Things
by Austin Playhouse

 

Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed (Wild) and adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Tiny ...

Dec. 17 - Dec. 18
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Austin
A Christmas Carol, one-actor, by Bernadette Nason by Austin Playhouse

A Christmas Carol, one-actor, by Bernadette Nason
by Austin Playhouse

Join Austin Playhouse in celebrating the holiday season with award-winning actress, storyteller, and author Bernadette Nason, as she reprises her one-woman version of Charles Dickens’  ...

Dec. 14
Sat
Austin
Holiday Storytime with Bernadette Nason by Austin Playhouse

Holiday Storytime with Bernadette Nason
by Austin Playhouse

Award-winning actress, storyteller, and author Bernadette Nason entertains audiences of all ages with treasured, timeless multicultural folktales. Featuring The Shoemaker and the Elves and The Baker’s Dozen, this ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 21
Th-Sun
Austin
She Loves Me by Austin Playhouse

She Loves Me
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is celebrating the holiday season with the euphoric romantic musical comedy She Loves Me. She Loves Me is about a charming case of ...

Sep. 06 - Sep. 29
Th-Sun
Austin
Holmes and Watson by Austin Playhouse

Holmes and Watson
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is celebrating its 20th Anniversary Season by revisiting two of their favorite characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. Holmes and Watson is ...

May. 31 - Jun. 30
Th-Sun
Austin
The Book of Will by Austin Playhouse

The Book of Will
by Austin Playhouse

Three years after Shakespeare’s death, his plays are constantly pirated and performed in inaccurate versions that tarnish the bard's legacy. Henry Condell and John Heminges, Shakespeare ...

Apr. 29 - May. 12
 
Austin
Summer and Bird by Austin Playhouse

Summer and Bird
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is excited to announce the world premiere of local author Katherine Catmull's adaptation of her middle grade novel Summer and Bird.

Starring as sisters ...

Apr. 05 - Apr. 28
Th-Sun
Austin
Copenhagen by Austin Playhouse

Copenhagen
by Austin Playhouse

Copenhagen, a Tony Award winner for Best Play, explores an explosive confrontation between science and politics. Inspired by actual events that have intrigued and baffled ...

Nov. 24 - Dec. 15, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
The Mystery of Erwin Drood by Austin Playhouse

The Mystery of Erwin Drood
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is thrilled to announce the second show of our season, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD by Rupert Holmes.

A Tony “Triple Crown” (Best ...

Sep. 07 - Sep. 30, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Monroe by Austin Playhouse

Monroe
by Austin Playhouse

Following the lynching death of her older brother, Cherry is haunted by the belief that God is telling her to leave the south. Although her ...

May. 25 - Jun. 24, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Lucky Stiff by Austin Playhouse

Lucky Stiff
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is excited to present Lucky Stiff by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the Tony Award-winning team that wrote Ragtime and Once On This ...

Apr. 29, 2018
Sun
Austin
Monroe by Austin Playhouse

Monroe
by Austin Playhouse

 

Austin Playhouse is thrilled to open its 2018 – 2019 season with the world premiere of Monroe by Austin playwright Dr. Lisa B. Thompson ...

Apr. 28, 2018
Sat
Austin
Nutshell by Austin Playhouse

Nutshell
by Austin Playhouse

Nutshell tells the story of Frances Glessner Lee, the mother of forensic science, who used her inheritance in the 1930's and 1940's to ...

Apr. 27, 2018
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Austin
Eidophusikon by Austin Playhouse

Eidophusikon
by Austin Playhouse

 

A mysterious man and a tiny scrappy girl are building a new machine inspired by a legendary creation out of scavenged materials in a ...

Apr. 03 - Apr. 14, 2018
T-Sat
Austin
The Smartest Girl in the World by Austin Playhouse

The Smartest Girl in the World
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is excited to announce their spring Theatre for Youth Production of Miriam Gonzales’s The Smartest Girl in the World. This heartwarming and witty ...

Mar. 23 - Apr. 22, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Shakespeare in Love by Austin Playhouse

Shakespeare in Love
by Austin Playhouse

A brand new adaptation by Lee Hall of the beloved Oscar-winning film Shakespeare in Love by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard comes to life ...

Dec. 01 - Dec. 24, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Austin Playhouse

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
by Austin Playhouse

 

This holiday season, Austin Playhouse is proud to present the Austin Premiere of MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon ...

Sep. 12 - Sep. 23, 2017
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Austin
The Selfish Giant by Austin Playhouse

The Selfish Giant
by Austin Playhouse

 

Austin Playhouse is excited to announce their fall Theatre for Youth Production of Oscar Wilde’s The Selfish Giant, adapted by Kristin Walter with music ...

Sep. 08 - Oct. 01, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
This Random World by Austin Playhouse

This Random World
by Austin Playhouse

From dirty diners to beautiful Japanese temples to possibly haunted funeral homes, this funny and intimate new play takes audiences on a journey with seven ...

May. 26 - Jun. 25, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
Guys and Dolls by Austin Playhouse

Guys and Dolls
by Austin Playhouse

In the rough-and-tumble world of 1940s New York, con-man Nathan Detroit needs some serious dough to finance a safe place for his famous, floating crap ...

May. 07, 2017
Sun
Austin
Flying by Austin Playhouse

Flying
by Austin Playhouse

During World War II, women supported the war effort by taking on the dangerous job of flying planes in need of repairs or on their ...

May. 06, 2017
Sat
Austin
Capital Crime by Austin Playhouse

Capital Crime
by Austin Playhouse

Capital Crime! 

Written by Carson Kreitzer

Staged Reading directed by Lara Toner Haddock

Featuring Joey Banks, Brian Coughlin, Huck Huckaby, Michelle Keffer, Britney Knowlton, Samuel Knowlton, Christopher ...

May. 05, 2017
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Austin
Low Hanging Stars by Austin Playhouse

Low Hanging Stars
by Austin Playhouse

 What happens when a mother and her starlet daughter meet the ghost of a troubled young man while attempting to escape the limelight in a ...

May. 05 - May. 07, 2017
F-Sun
Austin
Austin Playhouse

Festival of New American Plays
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is thrilled to announce the three winning plays chosen to be performed during its inaugural 2017 Festival of New American Plays from May ...

Apr. 15 - Apr. 22, 2017
Sat
Austin
The Imaginators by Austin Playhouse

The Imaginators
by Austin Playhouse

The play tells the story of a brother and sister, Tim and Anne, who have just moved to a new town. Tim loves to play ...

Mar. 31 - Apr. 30, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
Sense and Sensibility by Austin Playhouse

Sense and Sensibility
by Austin Playhouse

 Austin Playhouse is delighted to present Kate Hamill’s fresh, playful, and hilarious new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Sense and Sensibility, running March 31 ...

Feb. 21, 2017
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Austin
Austin Playhouse

Made in Dublin
by Austin Playhouse

A new one-man show from acclaimed Irish writer, director and performer Peter Sheridan. This funny, warm and poignant play tells the story of Peter’s life ...

Feb. 17 - Mar. 12, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
Death of a Salesman by Austin Playhouse

Death of a Salesman
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse brings Arthur Miller’s classic drama Death of a Salesman to life from February 17 – March 12, 2017. It’s 1949 in Brooklyn, and Willy Loman ...

Jan. 13 - Feb. 05, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
Bloomsday by Austin Playhouse

Bloomsday
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is proud to present the Texas Premiere of Bloomsday by one of Austin’s most acclaimed playwrights, Steven Dietz. In this literature-laden love story ...

Nov. 18 - Dec. 18, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Baskerville by Austin Playhouse

Baskerville
by Austin Playhouse

The game’s afoot! Austin Playhouse is delighted to once again present a famous Sherlockian tale, the Texas Premiere of Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes ...

Oct. 08 - Oct. 15, 2016
F-Sun
Austin
The Arkansaw Bear by Austin Playhouse

The Arkansaw Bear
by Austin Playhouse

The Arkansaw Bear by Aurand Harris, the most produced playwright for young audiences, is a marvelous and daring play that tells the story of a ...

Sep. 23 - Oct. 16, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Silent Sky by Austin Playhouse

Silent Sky
by Austin Playhouse

 At the dawn of modern astronomy, Henrietta Leavitt leaves her home and beloved sister to work in Harvard’s male-driven observatory and map the night sky ...

Jun. 04 - Jun. 10, 2016
T, F-Sat
Austin
The Arkansaw Bear by Austin Playhouse

The Arkansaw Bear
by Austin Playhouse

We are thrilled to open our first Theatre for Youth production this May with The Arkansaw Bear by Aurand Harris. This marvelous and daring play ...

May. 27 - Jun. 26, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
A Little Night Music by Austin Playhouse

A Little Night Music
by Austin Playhouse

Set in turn of the century Sweden, A Little Night Music explores the tangled web of affairs centered around famed and fading actress Desirée Armfeldt ...

Apr. 01 - May. 01, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
The Explorers' Club by Austin Playhouse

The Explorers' Club
by Austin Playhouse

London, 1879. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants to admit a woman, and they have the worst bartender in town ...

Feb. 12 - Mar. 06, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing by Austin Playhouse

Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing
by Austin Playhouse

It’s 1947 and Satchel Paige is the king of baseball: a charismatic, superstar pitcher. But as Jackie Robinson wraps his first historic season in the ...

Jan. 15 - Jan. 31, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Disgraced by Austin Playhouse

Disgraced
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is  excited to present the Texas premiere of Ayad Akhtar’s 2013 Pulitzer Prize award-winning play and Theatre Communication Group’s most-produced play this year ...

Nov. 20 - Dec. 20, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
The Philadelphia Story by Austin Playhouse

The Philadelphia Story
by Austin Playhouse

Join Philadelphia socialite Tracy Lord on the eve of her second wedding as she juggles her fiance, her ex-husband, and a dashing tabloid journalist who ...

Nov. 08, 2015
Sun
Austin
16th Season Gala by Austin Playhouse

16th Season Gala
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is turning 16 and you're invited to join the celebration! From the initial dreams of its founders back in 2000 to today’s ...

Oct. 31, 2015
Sat
Austin
Halloween Stories by Austin Playhouse

Halloween Stories
by Austin Playhouse

Spend your Halloween with master storyteller Bernadette Nason!

Join actress, storyteller and company member, Bernadette Nason, for a creepy compilation of exciting scary stories to ...

Oct. 22 - Nov. 07, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
The Norwegians by Austin Playhouse

The Norwegians
by Austin Playhouse

A delightfully dark comedy about women scorned in Minnesota and the really, really nice gangsters--Norwegian hit men--they hire to whack their ex-boyfriends. Olive, a transplant ...

Sep. 18 - Oct. 11, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
The Real Thing by Austin Playhouse

The Real Thing
by Austin Playhouse

 

Henry and Annie have fallen in love, much to the chagrin of their spouses, but their affair does not lead to domestic bliss. As ...

May. 29 - Jun. 28, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
Chicago by Austin Playhouse

Chicago
by Austin Playhouse

This multiple-award-winning musical tells a universal tale of fame, fortune, murder, and all that jazz with one show-stopping number after another. Set in prohibition-era Chicago ...

Apr. 03 - May. 03, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
I'm Not Rappaport by Austin Playhouse

I'm Not Rappaport
by Austin Playhouse

Two senior citizens meet in Central Park to escape and combat the sometimes unpleasant realities of life. Together they fight injustice, spin fantasies, and form ...

Feb. 13 - Mar. 08, 2015
 
Austin
She Stoops to Conquer by Austin Playhouse

She Stoops to Conquer
by Austin Playhouse

Two well-bred young men arrive at the country estate of Mr. Hardcastle, intending to court his daughter Kate and her cousin Constance, but when local ...

Jan. 09 - Jan. 25, 2015
 
Austin
The Mountaintop by Austin Playhouse

The Mountaintop
by Austin Playhouse

Hailed as "daring, rousing and provocative" by Entertainment Weekly, The Mountaintop by Katori Hall is a bold re-imagining of the last night of the historic ...

Dec. 08 - Dec. 16, 2014
 
Austin
A Christmas Memory by Austin Playhouse

A Christmas Memory
by Austin Playhouse

A staged reading featuring Scotty Roberts and Mary Agen Cox with music written and performed by Mark Viator

Nov. 21 - Dec. 21, 2014
 
Austin
Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Jersey Lily by Austin Playhouse

Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Jersey Lily
by Austin Playhouse

The wit of Oscar Wilde meets the cunning of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!

In this comic twist on a classic sleuthing caper Oscar Wilde’s muse ...

Nov. 07 - Nov. 09, 2014
 
Austin
The Telling Project by Austin Playhouse

The Telling Project
by Austin Playhouse

After a week of rehearsal hosted by Humanities Texas at the Byrne-Reed House, we opened "Telling: Austin, TX 2014," on October 25th at the B ...

Sep. 19 - Oct. 19, 2014
 
Austin
Time Stands Still by Austin Playhouse

Time Stands Still
by Austin Playhouse

A riveting drama that takes on our complicated relationship to war – and the war of relationships. Sarah and James, a photographer and a journalist ...

May. 22 - Jun. 22, 2014
 
Austin
The Foreigner by Austin Playhouse

The Foreigner
by Austin Playhouse

Everyone’s favorite fish-out-of-water comedy returns to Austin!

Austin Playhouse is proud to present one of the funniest comedies ever written. Shy Englishman Charlie Baker has ...

Apr. 04 - May. 04, 2014
 
Austin
Roaring by Austin Playhouse

Roaring
by Austin Playhouse

When the ghosts of their past are unleashed, the residents of an exclusive retirement community must come to terms with lost love, triumphs, fears, and ...

Feb. 07 - Mar. 09, 2014
 
Austin
The Liar by Austin Playhouse

The Liar
by Austin Playhouse

Jan. 03 - Jan. 25, 2014
Th-Sun
Austin
Venus in Fur by Austin Playhouse

Venus in Fur
by Austin Playhouse

Dubbed “90 minutes of good, kinky fun” by The New York Times, the smash Broadway hit makes its Austin debut in a delicious new production ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 22, 2013
Th-Sun
Austin
And Then There Were None by Austin Playhouse

And Then There Were None
by Austin Playhouse

 This play is a classic Agatha Christie mystery. A mysterious host invites eight guests to a weird country house for the weekend. The guests have ...

Mar. 15 - Apr. 07, 2013
Th-Sun
Austin
Lady Windermere's Fan by Austin Playhouse

Lady Windermere's Fan
by Austin Playhouse

Believing her husband to be involved with the scandalous Mrs. Erlynne, Lady Windermere flees to Lord Darlington's home.  Only Lady Windermere runs into ...

Jan. 14 - Feb. 13, 2011
 
Austin
The Importance of Being Earnest by Austin Playhouse

The Importance of Being Earnest
by Austin Playhouse

Two young gentlemen living in 1890's England have taken to bending the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. Jack Worthing ...

Mar. 27 - May. 02, 2010
 
Austin
Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Austin Playhouse

Picasso at the Lapin Agile
by Austin Playhouse

A surreal space-time continuum-bending immersive theatrical experience of hysterical historical proportions with a visual arts aperitif and a lucid dream chaser.

Welcome to Paris, 1904 ...

Jan. 22 - Jan. 23, 2010
 
Austin
Austin Playhouse

Misalliance
by Austin Playhouse

Heiress to her father's underwear fortune, Hypatia is engaged to the perfectly acceptable but astoundingly dull Bently Summerhays. Bored beyond measure, she longs for ...

Nov. 20 - Dec. 20, 2009
 
Austin
The Mousetrap by Austin Playhouse

The Mousetrap
by Austin Playhouse

The Mousetrap opened in the West End of London in 1952, and has been running continuously since with over 25,000 performances. It is the ...

Feb. 13 - Mar. 15, 2009
 
Austin
Heroes by Austin Playhouse

Heroes
by Austin Playhouse

Nov. 21 - Dec. 28, 2008
 
Austin
Austin Playhouse

Sylvia
by Austin Playhouse

Oct. 10 - Nov. 02, 2008
 
Austin
Dug Up by Austin Playhouse

Dug Up
by Austin Playhouse

Sep. 12 - Oct. 19, 2008
 
Austin
Amadeus by Austin Playhouse

Amadeus
by Austin Playhouse

May. 23 - Jun. 29, 2008
 
Austin
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum by Austin Playhouse

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
by Austin Playhouse

Tragedy tomorrow, comedy tonight! Forum’s joyous, musical romp through Rome has desperate lovers, scheming neighbors and secrets behind every toga.A Funny Thing Happened on the ...