Productions by Spectrum Theatre Company

Feb. 09 - Feb. 16
Sat
Austin
Lift Every Voice by Spectrum Theatre Company

Lift Every Voice
by Spectrum Theatre Company

SPECTRUM THEATRE COMPANY, Austin’s only African-American theatre company, will present a special Black History Month program, “Lift Every Voice: A Celebration of African-American Literature.” ...

Oct. 27, 2018
Sat
Austin
Killingsworth by Spectrum Theatre Company

Killingsworth
by Spectrum Theatre Company

Killingsworth examines the complicated dynamics of an African-American family living in a small Texas town in the 1970s. Although the family has prospered because of ...

Sep. 15, 2018
Sat
Austin
The Shadow Boxer AND POOF! by Spectrum Theatre Company

The Shadow Boxer AND POOF!
by Spectrum Theatre Company

Spectrum Theatre Company, Austin’s only African-American theatre company, will present the Austin premiere of a reading of two short plays, Shadow Boxer, by Glenn Towery ...

Aug. 18, 2018
Sat
Austin
Skeleton Crew by Spectrum Theatre Company

Skeleton Crew
by Spectrum Theatre Company

Skeleton Crew tells a story of change and personal loss due to economic difficulties; all who have worked hard and long at their jobs will ...

Jun. 16 - Jun. 17, 2018
Sat-Sun
Austin
Juneteenth Chronicles by Spectrum Theatre Company

Juneteenth Chronicles
by Spectrum Theatre Company

 

Spectrum Theatre Company presents a staged reading of Juneteenth Chronicles by Abena Edwards from June 16th-17that The AISD Performing Arts ...

Sep. 29 - Sep. 30, 2017
F-Sat
Austin
The Rosetta Concert Performances by Spectrum Theatre Company

The Rosetta Concert Performances
by Spectrum Theatre Company

The ROSETTA CONCERT PERFORMANCES, recently staged in an earlier phase at The Vortex, present an original musical exploring the forgotten legacy of Black musical pioneer ...

Jul. 15, 2017
Sat
Austin
Hurt Village by Spectrum Theatre Company

Hurt Village
by Spectrum Theatre Company

SPECTRUM THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS: a staged reading of Katori Hall's Hurt Village.

Based on a real-life housing project, Hurt Village explores in vivid and ...

Oct. 20 - Oct. 30, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Once on this Island by Spectrum Theatre Company

Once on this Island
by Spectrum Theatre Company

 Spectrum Theatre Company is pleased to bring you ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, playing OCTOBER 20TH – 30th on stage at The Boyd Vance ...

Jul. 14 - Jul. 31, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Spunk by Spectrum Theatre Company

Spunk
by Spectrum Theatre Company

 

Hurston's evocative prose and Wolfe's unique theatrical style blend to create an evening of theatre that celebrates the human spirit's ability ...

Mar. 10 - Mar. 20, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Crowns, a gospel musical by Spectrum Theatre Company

Crowns, a gospel musical
by Spectrum Theatre Company

Synopsis from Goodman Theatre, Chicago: 

Crowns is a coming of age story about a 17-year-old girl. Yolanda is on a self destructive path running ...

Feb. 20, 2016
Sat
Austin
Black History Roll Call - An African Renaissance Journey by Spectrum Theatre Company

Black History Roll Call - An African Renaissance Journey
by Spectrum Theatre Company

Follow the journey of Africans in America, from African folk tales to their distinctive use of drums to express culture and communicate ideas. This show ...

Jan. 17, 2016
Sun
Austin
Spectrum Theatre's A NIGHT WITH BOYD VANCE by Spectrum Theatre Company

Spectrum Theatre's A NIGHT WITH BOYD VANCE
by Spectrum Theatre Company

On the evening of January 17, 2016, Spectrum Theatre Company will illuminate the stage along with some of Greater Austin’s most renowned artists and influencers ...

Oct. 18, 2015
Sun
Austin
Long Time Since Yesterday by Spectrum Theatre Company

Long Time Since Yesterday
by Spectrum Theatre Company

Set in suburban New Jersey in the early 1980's, this potent drama is about a reunion of former college classmates, now in their thirties ...

Jul. 25, 2015
Sat
Austin
Camp Logan by Spectrum Theatre Company

Camp Logan
by Spectrum Theatre Company

In the second of the Museum's three-part Texas Readers Theater Series, enjoy a reading and discussion of Camp Logan which dramatizes the true story ...

Jun. 14, 2015
Sun
Austin
Dutchman by Spectrum Theatre Company

Dutchman
by Spectrum Theatre Company

The Spectrum of Black Theatre Series offers a unique opportunity for the Austin community to see the readings of plays by African American playwrights, which ...

May. 17, 2015
Sun
Austin
Spectrum Theatre Company

Jar The Foot
by Spectrum Theatre Company

The Spectrum of Black Theatre Reading Series, directed by Matrex Kilgore, brings the critically-acclaimed play, Jar the Floor by Cheryl West. 

Apr. 12, 2015
Sun
Austin
Spectrum Theatre Company

East Texas Hot Links
by Spectrum Theatre Company

The Spectrum of Black Theatre Reading Series presents EAST TEXAS HOT LINKS written and directed by Eugene Lee. EAST TEXAS HOT LINKS is a dynamic ...

Mar. 12 - Mar. 22, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
Pretty Fire by Spectrum Theatre Company

Pretty Fire
by Spectrum Theatre Company

The stage is bare except for a wooden loveseat and a young African-American woman. Then the lyrical, lifting words of Charlayne Woodard begin weaving stories ...

Feb. 15, 2015
 
Austin
The Colored Museum by Spectrum Theatre Company

The Colored Museum
by Spectrum Theatre Company

Climb aboard for a madcap and stinging journey through 11 hilarious looks at African-American culture — from the depths of the Celebrity Slaveship to the ...