Productions by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Mar. 26 - Mar. 31
T-W, F-Sun
Austin
a place called the middle by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

a place called the middle
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

 

Performed in collaboration with the audience, a place called the middle is a participatory journey to a mythical hometown called "the middle," a ...

Mar. 14 - Mar. 31
Th-Sun
Austin
Three Shitty Sons by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Three Shitty Sons
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Three Shitty Sons

by Hannah Kenah Directed by Mason Rosenthal 

Three Shitty Sons is the story of three shitty sons who love the holidays, and in ...

Mar. 12 - Mar. 30
 
Austin
30 Floods by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

30 Floods
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

What happens when a storm hits? Who leaves and who is left behind? And what happens on the eve of your 30th birthday? Do you ...

Mar. 05 - Mar. 15
W-Sat
Austin
Fortitude by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Fortitude
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

 

Under the artistic direction of Andrea Beckham and Erica Gionfriddo, Dance Repertory Theatre returns to the stage in Fortitude, a concert celebrating the enduring ...

Feb. 13 - Feb. 17
W-Sun
Austin
The Women of ________ (a song not song) by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Women of ________ (a song not song)
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Inspired by Euripides' The Women of Troy, The Women of _______ (a song not song) invites the audience to join nameless ghosts on ...

Nov. 14 - Dec. 02, 2018
W-Sun
Austin
The Merchant of Venice by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Merchant of Venice
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

 

A businesswoman, hated for being Jewish, tries to break into the clique of rich men who run Venice. A wealthy merchant seeks to buy ...

Oct. 10 - Oct. 21, 2018
W-Sun
Austin
Matawan by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Matawan
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

 In the summer of 1916, a series of fatal shark attacks terrorized the New Jersey Shore. Further inland, a polio epidemic plagued Philadelphia, while the ...

Sep. 29 - Sep. 30, 2018
Sat-Sun
Austin
A Plan and Not Quite Enough Time by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A Plan and Not Quite Enough Time
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

  A semi-staged reading featuring professional actors, this lyrical biography of Leonard Bernstein takes a symphonic look at major melodies playing throughout his life: music ...

Apr. 12 - Apr. 22, 2018
T-Sat
Austin
UT New Theatre (UTNT) by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

UT New Theatre (UTNT)
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

New plays by M.F.A. Playwriting candidatesCurated by Steven Dietz

April 12-22, 2018Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents newly developed works ...

Mar. 28 - Apr. 08, 2018
 
Austin
Transcendance by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Transcendance
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Under the artistic direction of Charles O. Anderson and Andrea Beckham 

Featured works: "Mirror" by Francis Rodriguez, "When" by Jenn Freeman , "Crone" by Dorothy O ...

Feb. 21 - Mar. 04, 2018
T-Sun
Austin
Enron by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Enron
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A true story of false profits, ENRONfollows the astounding rise and fall of the Houston-based energy company. Presented as an epic myth, featuring a cast ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 10, 2017
W-Sun
Austin
The Drowsy Chaperone by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Drowsy Chaperone
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

When a theatre fan introduces his favorite musical, the fictitious 1928 hit The Drowsy Chaperone, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce ...

Nov. 08 - Nov. 19, 2017
T-Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Crucible by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Crucible
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Accusations of witchcraft turn neighbor against neighbor in 17th century Salem, Massachusetts. The malicious trials that follow reflect the mob psychology of a community paralyzed ...

Nov. 02 - Nov. 05, 2017
Th-Sat
Austin
In The Glare by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

In The Glare
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

In the Glare is a documentary theater piece exploring medical trauma from the physican's perspective. In October of 2016, Graham Schmidt commenced a series ...

Oct. 04 - Oct. 15, 2017
T-Sun
Austin
ANON(ymous) by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

ANON(ymous)
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Based on Homer's Odyssey, a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States, encountering a wide variety of people - some kind, some dangerous ...

Aug. 30 - Sep. 10, 2017
W-Sun
Austin
Building the Wall by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Building the Wall
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Written in "a white heat" fury following the November 2016 election, Schenkkan's Building the Wall imagines a dystopia impacted by President Trump's border ...

Apr. 20 - Apr. 23, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
Luna by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Luna
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Luna

By Ramon Esquivel 

Directed by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce 

A play for all ages, Luna tells the captivating story of Soledad, who has trouble making friends as ...

Mar. 02 - Mar. 12, 2017
 
Austin
UT New Theatre (UTNT) by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

UT New Theatre (UTNT)
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents newly developed works from playwrights of Texas Theatreand Dance and Michener Center for Writers. Now in its tenth season, this showcase exists as an ...

Mar. 02 - Mar. 10, 2017
Th-F, Sun
Austin
Galactic Orphans by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Galactic Orphans
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

With no parents, not enough Doritos and a little too much vodka in their Sprite, Ri and Ted reunite a year after graduating high school ...

Dec. 05, 2016
M
Austin
The Spectacle Project by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Spectacle Project
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

* The final presentation of the course "Acting for Directors" and "Advanced Directing", instructed by KJ Sanchez in 20168 Directors are teaming up with 4 Integrated ...

Nov. 16 - Nov. 18, 2016
W-F
Austin
The Sonnets Project by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Sonnets Project
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Sonnets Project” is an immersive, site-specific storytelling experience that invites audiences to consider, “If you had a chance to make a statement ...

Nov. 09 - Nov. 20, 2016
W-Sun
Austin
Lost Girl by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Lost Girl
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Lost GirlA new play by Kimberly BelflowerDirected by Cara Phipps

Neverland was an awfully long time ago…

What became of Wendy Darling in the ...

Nov. 02 - Nov. 20, 2016
W-Sun
Austin
Little Women, the Broadway musical by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Little Women, the Broadway musical
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

I thought that somehow we would always have forever.

Based on Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 1869 novel, Little Women shares the adventures of the ...

Oct. 05 - Oct. 16, 2016
W-Sun
Austin
In the Red and Brown Water by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

In the Red and Brown Water
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

In the Red and Brown WaterBy Tarell Alvin McCraney Directed by Charles O. Anderson and Robert Ramirez 

“A work of rare lyricism.” — The New ...

Sep. 07 - Sep. 09, 2016
W-F
Austin
A Shadow Among Strangers by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A Shadow Among Strangers
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The romance, passion and fears of Edgar Allan Poe are brought to life by actor Lucien Douglas in this dramatic performance that includes The Tell-Tale ...

Jun. 20, 2016
M
Austin
Persuasion by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Persuasion
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Is it too late for love? Persuasion is a Cinderella story about a fairy tale gone wrong and Anne Elliot's fight to earn her ...

May. 02 - May. 06, 2016
M-F
Austin
The Stages of Discovery Exhibit - The Future of Performance Design and Technology, 2016 by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Stages of Discovery Exhibit - The Future of Performance Design and Technology, 2016
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents Stages of Discovery: The Future of Performance Design and Technology, an exhibition celebrating ...

Apr. 29 - May. 01, 2016
F, Sun
Austin
al-halqa (is that how it's pronounced) by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

al-halqa (is that how it's pronounced)
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Two American brothers journey to a far-away land for a weekend escape. They’ve come to bridge the gulf of mistruths that are widening between them ...

Apr. 25 - Apr. 29, 2016
M, F
Austin
Book of Ishmael by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Book of Ishmael
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

co-conceived by Jared Leclaire, Natalie Novacik and Teena Sauvola

Apr. 19, 2016
T
Austin
The Animals: Scenes from a Neighborhood by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Animals: Scenes from a Neighborhood
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Carlo and Marissa, a married couple creeping into their late 40’s, decide to let naked desire break the surface of their typical suburban life. Anything ...

Apr. 16 - Apr. 24, 2016
F-Sun
Austin
Girls in Cars Underwater by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Girls in Cars Underwater
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

When newbie Dusty is hired at the most difficult bar in the city, she forms an unexpected bond with one of the old-timers. But allegiances ...

Apr. 16 - Apr. 24, 2016
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Silent Woman by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Silent Woman
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The strange, true tale of a painter living with an effigy of his ex-lover in 1919 Europe. Because the doll cannot dress herself, the painter ...

Apr. 15 - Apr. 23, 2016
W, F, Sun
Austin
The Orange Garden  by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Orange Garden
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A young American Peace Corps volunteer is sent to Iran in 1972 where he is swept up in the growing fire of the revolution. A ...

Apr. 14 - Apr. 23, 2016
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
381 Bleecker by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

381 Bleecker
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Ellen and Meg have kept their distance since their brother Henry’s death 25 years ago. When circumstances force Meg to leave her beloved New York ...

Feb. 26 - Mar. 06, 2016
T-Sun
Austin
Twelfth Night by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Twelfth Night
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

If ever thou shalt love,In the sweet pangs of it remember me.

Following a shipwreck on a strange shore, Viola fears her brother dead ...

Jan. 15 - Jan. 16, 2016
F-Sat
Austin
Helldrivers of Daytona by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Helldrivers of Daytona
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

From the award-winning creative minds of composer BertonAverre, writer Mark Saltzman and lyricist Rob Meurer, Helldrivers of Daytona puts the pedal to the metal in this NASCAR musical where ...

Nov. 20 - Dec. 05, 2015
T-Sun
Austin
The Wild Party by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Wild Party
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

"...When was the last time we had a real party? Wet and wicked, fast-time fun and wild!"

This decadent, gin-soaked, unruly party of a musical ...

Nov. 20 - Nov. 22, 2015
F-Sun
Austin
Teatro Mágico: A Bilingual Theatre Showcase by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Teatro Mágico: A Bilingual Theatre Showcase
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

UT's Theatre Studies Program proudly presents "Teatro Mágico: a Bilingual Theatre Showcase."A partnership between UT's Directing the Young Performer class & Anderson ...

Oct. 31, 2015
Sat
Austin
Halloween with Edgar Alan Poe by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Halloween with Edgar Alan Poe
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The romance, the passion, and the fears of one of America’s most distinguished writers are brought to life by actor Lucien Douglas in this dramatic ...

Oct. 21 - Oct. 25, 2015
W-F, Sun
Austin
Speaking in Tongues by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Speaking in Tongues
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

 

In this two-part psychological thriller, two couples in unstable marriages inadvertently exchange partners in a night of adulterous encounters. The situations in the separate ...

Oct. 09 - Oct. 18, 2015
 
Austin
The Diary of Anne Frank by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Diary of Anne Frank
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

 

A Play by Frances Goodrich and Albert HackettBased upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl”

directed by Brant Pope

A Production of ...

May. 08 - May. 09, 2015
F-Sat
Austin
Ears, Eyes + Feet by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Ears, Eyes + Feet
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Texas Theatre and Dance presents Ears, Eyes + Feet, collaborative works by composers, choreographers and video artists from The University of Texas at Austin.

MEET THE CREATIVE ...

Apr. 30 - May. 02, 2015
Th, Sat
Austin
Wish - A Musical Adventure by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Wish - A Musical Adventure
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Wish is a new musical play that celebrates the American Experience with a highly theatrical storytelling style combining the magic, music and optimism of films like The ...

Mar. 27 - Mar. 29, 2015
F-Sun
Austin
Enter A Woman, Pretty Enough by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Enter A Woman, Pretty Enough
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Cora is a twelve year-old girl on an exciting field trip to visit a historic gold rush town in northern California. But when her best ...

Mar. 03 - Feb. 08, 2015
 
Austin
As You Like It by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

As You Like It
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Shakespeare’s famous pastoral comedy, written in the late 1500s/early 1600s, is the story of Rosalind, daughter of Duke Ferdinand, who has been forced into ...

Dec. 12 - Dec. 13, 2014
 
Austin
Baba Yaga and Vasilisa by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Baba Yaga and Vasilisa
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

M.F.A. students Rachel Alulis and Meredyth Pederson present their thesis project "Baba Yaga and Vasilisa," an interactive performance of the Russian fairy tale ...

Nov. 21 - Dec. 06, 2014
 
Austin
Fame by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Fame
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Based on the Academy Award-winning film and hit television series, Fame The Musical is the unforgettable journey of a group of dedicated students with stars ...

Nov. 20 - Nov. 22, 2014
 
Austin
Madrigal Dinner by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Madrigal Dinner
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Madrigal Dinner is a Renaissance-style dinner comedy that incorporates a four-course meal, an original play, and choir concert. This year's original play is ...

Nov. 07 - Nov. 16, 2014
 
Austin
Poor Boys' Chorus by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Poor Boys' Chorus
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

As a general rule. Closer to law.The first commandment in our town reads:Poor Boys don’t talk to Rich Girls. 

Summer in a ...

Oct. 23 - Oct. 26, 2014
 
Austin
The Trojan Women by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Trojan Women
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

First presented in 415 BCE, The Trojan Women begins after the fall of Troy, met with grieving gods and the female prisoners along with ...

Oct. 10 - Oct. 19, 2014
 
Austin
A Streetcar Named Desire by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A Streetcar Named Desire
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

In the sultry streets of New Orleans, passions flair and cultures collide in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. Blanche DuBois, a fading relic of the ...

Oct. 03 - Oct. 12, 2014
 
Austin
Esperanza Rising by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Esperanza Rising
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Tragedy strikes and Esperanza, a young, privileged girl living in Mexico, is forced to flee to California. Working in a migrant labor camp during the ...

Oct. 02 - Oct. 05, 2014
 
San Marcos
Boeing Boeing by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Boeing Boeing
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

In the 1960s, swinging bachelor Bernard couldn't be happier: a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses all engaged to him without knowing about ...

Aug. 15, 2014
 
Austin

The Merry Wives of Windsor
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Shakespeare at Winedale Director James Loehlin calls The Merry Wives of Windsor “Shakespeare’s greatest situation comedy.”  According to Loehlin, “Shakespeare creates a rich and ...

Jun. 27, 2014
 
Austin

Untitled Zombie Musical
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A new sandwich by Chicken Hutt has hit the market. But there is one small snag. The fast-food restaurant’s customers are turning into zombies.

This ...

Jun. 21, 2014
 
Austin

Princesses, the Musical
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Written by Tony winner David Zippel (City of Angels, Disney's Hercules), Oscar and Grammy nominee Matthrew Wilder (Disney's Mulan) and Emmy and Golden ...

Jun. 19 - Jun. 20, 2014
 
Gonzales

The Comedy of Errors
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Join us as we kick off Camp Shakespeare's 12th season with The Comedy of Errors.

The Play  This summer students will explore Shakespeare’s first play ...

May. 04 - May. 06, 2014
 
Austin
Impact by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Impact
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

IMPACT is a coming of age story about a classroom in Lloyd B. Jones High School and the difficulties that they all must face inside ...

May. 02 - May. 03, 2014
 
Austin
Ears, Eyes + Feet by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Ears, Eyes + Feet
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

This annual performance of collaborative invention and experimentation showcases the talents of students and faculty from the Butler School of Music and Department of Theatre ...

May. 02 - May. 03, 2014
 
Austin
Hamlet by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Hamlet
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Andrew Carlson's Adapting and Performing Hamlet class will perform (what else?) HAMLET!

Apr. 18 - Apr. 20, 2014
 
Austin
The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon mashes up 209 of the fairy tale stories we all know and love and retells them in about 100 minutes. So you ...

Apr. 16 - Apr. 19, 2014
 
Austin
The Pillowman by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Pillowman
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

With echoes of Stoppard, Kafka, and the Brothers Grimm, The Pillowman centers on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the ...

Apr. 09 - Apr. 19, 2014
 
Austin
In the Heights by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

In the Heights
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the ...

Mar. 06 - Mar. 09, 2014
 
Austin
Kinesthetic Imperative by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Kinesthetic Imperative
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The University of Texas at Austin’s award-winning ensemble Dance Repertory Theatre returns to the stage with Kinesthetic Imperative. The spring concert is a showcase of ...

Dec. 03 - Dec. 07, 2013
T-Sat
Austin
The Fault by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Fault
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A small ragged house stands perched on a fault, pressed between the redwoods and Pacific Ocean. The Davies family resides within, holding together and splitting ...

Nov. 22 - Nov. 23, 2013
Th-Sat
Austin
William the Conqueror by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

William the Conqueror
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Written by Plan 2 Honors student Patrick Naeve, William the Conqueror is a Shakespearean style verse history chronicling the events of 1066 AD. Come ...

Nov. 20 - Nov. 23, 2013
W-Sat
Austin
The Sparrow by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Sparrow
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Ten years ago Emily Book, the lone survivor of a horrible school bus accident, was sent away from the tiny town of Spring Farm. Now ...

Apr. 02 - Apr. 12, 2010
 
Austin
Our Town by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Our Town
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Wikipedia: Our Town is a 1938 three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. It tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners between 1901 and ...

Oct. 30 - Nov. 08, 2009
 
Austin
The Trojan Women by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Trojan Women
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

One of Euripides’ greatest works, not to mention one of the greatest anti-war plays of all time. Set against the backdrop of the war-torn city ...