Productions by Austin Shakespeare

May. 08 - May. 26, 2019
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Austin
The Merchant of Venice by Austin Shakespeare

The Merchant of Venice
by Austin Shakespeare

The City of Austin, in coordination with Austin Shakespeare, 

presents William Shakespeare's 

The Merchant of Venice

 

Join us for our 35th year of Free ...

Feb. 15 - Mar. 03, 2019
Th-Sun
Austin
Indian Ink by Austin Shakespeare

Indian Ink
by Austin Shakespeare

In 1930, British poet Flora Crewe travels to India. Flora is a thoroughly modern girl who has modeled for Modigliani, hobnobbed with communists, and been accused of ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 02
W-Sun
Austin
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Austin Shakespeare

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare Presents

Tennessee Williams’

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

November 16-December 2, 2018

 

 Tennessee Williams’ personal favorite play, Cat on a ...

Sep. 29 - Sep. 30
Sat-Sun
Austin
Antony and Cleopatra by Austin Shakespeare

Antony and Cleopatra
by Austin Shakespeare

 

 Franchelle S. Dorn & Robert Ramirez take the stage as Antony & Cleopatra in Shakespeare’s legendary story of the passionate romance that shook the world to ...

May. 03 - May. 27
Th-Sun
Austin
The Merry Wives of Windsor by Austin Shakespeare

The Merry Wives of Windsor
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare will transform the Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater into the world of a classic ‘50s sitcom for their Free Shakespeare in the ...

Mar. 25
Sun
Austin
Vita and Virginia by Austin Shakespeare

Vita and Virginia
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare presents a staged reading of Vita and Virginia, based on the letters between Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf. Written by actress Eileen Atkins ...

Feb. 07 - Feb. 25
Th-Sun
Austin
The Seagull by Austin Shakespeare

The Seagull
by Austin Shakespeare

 Austin Shakespeare brings Chekhov’s revolutionary play The Seagull to the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center from February 7 – 25, 2018. This is ...

Nov. 15 - Dec. 03, 2017
W-Sun
Austin
Much Ado About Nothing by Austin Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare kicks off the holiday festivities with Shakespeare’s popular romantic comedy Much Ado about NOTHING, running in the intimate Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long ...

Sep. 21 - Sep. 24, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
The Crucible by Austin Shakespeare

The Crucible
by Austin Shakespeare

A fully-costumed staged reading with scenic projections of the modern classic where a flawed hero confronts adolescent sex and the hysteria of the Salem witch ...

Aug. 27, 2017
Sun
Austin
Lysistrata by Austin Shakespeare

Lysistrata
by Austin Shakespeare

Sharron (Bower) Anderson returns to Austin with a staged reading of Lysistrata at the Spider House Ballroom for one night only: Sunday, August 27, 2017 ...

May. 03 - May. 28, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
The Comedy of Errors by Austin Shakespeare

The Comedy of Errors
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production is a rollicking and rambunctious fresh look at The Comedy of Errors from guest director, Robert Ramirez ...

Feb. 15 - Mar. 05, 2017
W-Sun
Austin
Old Times by Austin Shakespeare

Old Times
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare seats the audience in the round for Harold Pinter’s work at The Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. This ...

Jan. 29, 2017
 
Austin
A Life in the Theatre by Austin Shakespeare

A Life in the Theatre
by Austin Shakespeare

Join Austin Shakespeare for a Salon fundraiser featuring selections from David Mamet's A Life in the Theatre. Starring Ev Lunning, Jr. Hors d'oeuvres ...

Jan. 07, 2017
Sat
Austin
Free Story Reading and Singing with Austin Shakespeare by Austin Shakespeare

Free Story Reading and Singing with Austin Shakespeare
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare Brings Poetry and Music to the New Brentwood Social House

Austin Shakespeare hosts an afternoon of free Story Reading & Singing with Austin ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 04, 2016
W-Sun
Austin
Present Laughter by Austin Shakespeare

Present Laughter
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare brings Noel Coward’s classic comedy Present Laughter to the Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long Center for the Performing Arts from November 16, 2016 – December ...

Sep. 22 - Sep. 25, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Wolf Hall, Part 1 by Austin Shakespeare

Wolf Hall, Part 1
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare is proud to announce its 2016 – 2017 season, which will kick off with a staged reading of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall (Part I ...

Jul. 16, 2016
Sat
Austin
Henry VIII scenes by Austin Shakespeare

Henry VIII scenes
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare, central Texas’ classical theater company, will collaborate with ACMC for the first time to create a music-filled production of Shakespeare’s Henry VIII at ...

May. 05 - May. 29, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Macbeth by Austin Shakespeare

Macbeth
by Austin Shakespeare

Now in its 32nd year of Free Shakespeare in Zilker Park, Austin Shakespeare      brings a professional production of a modern, military Macbeth facing unusual ...

Mar. 28, 2016
M
Bryan
A Midsummer Night's Dream by Austin Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night's Dream
by Austin Shakespeare

The company will stage a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy in which four young lovers flee the adult world to ...

Feb. 17 - Mar. 06, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Medea by Austin Shakespeare

Medea
by Austin Shakespeare

Medea by Euripides is a 2500-year-old classic that still resonates today with its modern–day complexities of power, marriage, families and politics. Medea will plunge the audience into ...

Nov. 18 - Dec. 06, 2015
W-Sun
Austin
A Streetcar Named Desire by Austin Shakespeare

A Streetcar Named Desire
by Austin Shakespeare

 

Considered one of the most powerful plays ever written, A Streetcar Named Desire opened on Broadway and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  The play ...

Oct. 17 - Oct. 19, 2015
Sat-M
Austin
The Norman Conquests trilogy by Austin Shakespeare

The Norman Conquests trilogy
by Austin Shakespeare

The Norman Conquests is a trilogy of plays written in 1973 by Alan Ayckbourn. The small scale of the drama is typical of Ayckbourn. There are ...

Sep. 24 - Sep. 27, 2015
 
Austin
Sunday in the Park with George by Austin Shakespeare

Sunday in the Park with George
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare, in collaboration with Armstrong Community Music School, has cast familiar Austin singing actors along with new ones for their concert version of Stephen ...

Sep. 13, 2015
Sun
Austin
The Picture of Dorian Gray (novella) by Austin Shakespeare

The Picture of Dorian Gray (novella)
by Austin Shakespeare

Join us for a staged reading of Oscar Wilde's notorious novel of vanity, hedonism and fatal beauty.

Featuring Cal Ussery, Brian Coughlin, Norman Blumensaadt ...

Apr. 29 - May. 24, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
The Taming of the Shrew by Austin Shakespeare

The Taming of the Shrew
by Austin Shakespeare

 From the battle of the sexes to the marriage of true minds, Austin Shakespeare transforms The Taming of the Shrew to the Austin of the ...

Feb. 19 - Mar. 08, 2015
 
Austin
The Invention of Love by Austin Shakespeare

The Invention of Love
by Austin Shakespeare

This beautiful play reveals the love of poetry and the Victorian struggle of a "love that dare not speak its name." The Invention of Love ...

Nov. 19 - Dec. 07, 2014
 
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Cyrano de Bergerac by Austin Shakespeare

Cyrano de Bergerac
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare kicks off their official season this year with American poet Brian Hooker's acclaimed version of Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmund Rostand. Starring ...

May. 01 - May. 25, 2014
 
Austin
As You Like It by Austin Shakespeare

As You Like It
by Austin Shakespeare

In celebration of its 30th Free Shakespeare in Zilker Park, The City of Austin, Austin Parks and Recreation Department and Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside ...

Feb. 20 - Mar. 02, 2014
 
Austin
Othello by Austin Shakespeare

Othello
by Austin Shakespeare

Feb. 02 - Feb. 19, 2012
 
Austin
Arcadia by Austin Shakespeare

Arcadia
by Austin Shakespeare

Sep. 22 - Oct. 09, 2011
 
Austin
Hamlet by Austin Shakespeare

Hamlet
by Austin Shakespeare

May. 05 - May. 29, 2011
 
Austin
Love's Labor's Lost by Austin Shakespeare

Love's Labor's Lost
by Austin Shakespeare

Spark notes: The King of Navarre and his three lords, Berowne, Longaville, and Dumaine, swear an oath to scholarship, which includes fasting and avoiding contact ...

Sep. 10 - Sep. 27, 2009
 
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Measure for Measure by Austin Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
by Austin Shakespeare

Wikipedia: Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604. Originally published in the First Folio of ...

Sep. 10 - Sep. 21, 2008
 
Austin
Macbeth by Austin Shakespeare

Macbeth
by Austin Shakespeare

Wikipedia:

Macbeth is Shakespeare's shortest tragedy, and tells the story of a brave Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of ...