Productions by The Vortex

Sep. 21 - Oct. 12
Th-Sun
Austin
Funny Like an Abortion by The Vortex

Funny Like an Abortion
by The Vortex

Monroe finds herself knocked up, and since abortions are illegal in the United States, she throws a surprise abortion party with her best friend Jade. …

Aug. 22 - Sep. 14
Th-Sun
Austin
Sunny Days by The Vortex

Sunny Days
by The Vortex

SUNNY DAYS begins in Kosovo, where two representatives from a beloved children’s television program pit the magic of puppetry against centuries of war. It moves to …

Jul. 11 - Jul. 14
Th-Sun
Austin
The Vortex

Child of Aphrodite
by The Vortex

As we enter the boudoir of Aphrodite, we hear Homeric and Orphic Hymns to Aphrodite and Eros, as well as Sappho’s Ode to Aphrodite,.Blaise Ricin takes us into …

May. 16 - May. 19
Th-Sun
Austin
False Starts, Falls, Fouls, or The Art of Making Mistakes by The Vortex

False Starts, Falls, Fouls, or The Art of Making Mistakes
by The Vortex

 The Violet Crown Players and Diverse Space Dance Youth Theatre present False Starts, Falls, Fouls, or The Art of Making Mistakes, a new dance piece exploring …

Apr. 12 - May. 04
 
Austin
The Black Feminist Guide to the Female Body by The Vortex

The Black Feminist Guide to the Female Body
by The Vortex

The VORTEX and Fusebox Present The Black Feminist Guide to the Human Body World Premiere Choreopoem by Lisa B. Thompson April 12-May 4, 2024  In …

Mar. 08 - Mar. 10
F-Sun
Austin
14/48 -- The World's Quickest Theatre Festival by The Vortex

14/48 -- The World's Quickest Theatre Festival
by The Vortex

14/48 The World's Quickest Theatre Festival comes to Austin for its third year of wildly unexpected live performance!  The festival, which began in Seattle over fifteen years …

Dec. 09, 2023
Sat
Austin
Rabbits by The Vortex

Rabbits
by The Vortex

After the collapse of the civilized world, people are struggling to survive. Technology has failed. Food is scarce. Rabbits have grown huge in size and …

Sep. 14 - Sep. 17, 2023
Th-Sun
Austin
Green New Theatre Symposium by The Vortex

Green New Theatre Symposium
by The Vortex

At the Green New Theatre Symposium at The VORTEX, artists, scholars, students, and activists will join together to build networks of collaboration, exchange ideas, and …

Aug. 18 - Aug. 19, 2023
F-Sat
Austin
Sunny Days by The Vortex

Sunny Days
by The Vortex

Set in the broken worlds of war-torn Kosovo, the Texas migration crisis, and the climate-ravaged future. We look forward to a rolling world premiere of …

Aug. 12, 2023
Sat
Austin
The Black Feminist Guide to the Female Body by The Vortex

The Black Feminist Guide to the Female Body
by The Vortex

A spiritual mixed tape, praise dance, community guide, self-help book, lullaby, road map, collective diary of prayers and lies, and love song for Black women …

Jul. 30, 2023
Sun
Austin
Courageous Cadence by The Vortex

Courageous Cadence
by The Vortex

Courageous Cadence centers the utilization of spoken word poetry as a tool for social justice. Courageous Cadence is a six-week program in addition to a …

Mar. 25 - Apr. 15, 2023
Th-Sun
Austin
The Dragonfly Princess by The Vortex

The Dragonfly Princess
by The Vortex

Long, long ago, and far away, the Ovo ruled the magical Faery Realm of Ovona. We journey with Princess Mala as she rides Xéphyra the …

Feb. 25 - Mar. 05, 2023
Th-Sun
Austin
I See You. You're Seen. by The Vortex

I See You. You're Seen.
by The Vortex

“Hey little black girl, feeling invisible and all so visceral. Staring up at the heavens, as vast as your potential. i see you. you’re seen”.  …

Jan. 12 - Jan. 28, 2023
Th-Sun
Austin
Ride the Wave by The Vortex

Ride the Wave
by The Vortex

The VORTEX proudly presents the premiere of Ride the Wave, a new multimedia performance telling the story of 3 bros searching for an epic surf …

Oct. 30, 2022
Sun
Austin
Slaughterhouse II by The Vortex

Slaughterhouse II
by The Vortex

  “Evil stretches for miles and miles on end.In Texas there is no escape when the fields run red–”   This October 30th, 2022, for …

Oct. 01, 2022
Sat
Austin
Fire and Brimstone Awards by The Vortex

Fire and Brimstone Awards
by The Vortex

   Join VORTEX family and friends in Austin to celebrate the excellence of the past three Covid-disrupted seasons with The VORTEX’s Fire and Brimstone Awards …

Sep. 17, 2022
Sat
Austin
Frantic is the Carousel by The Vortex

Frantic is the Carousel
by The Vortex

From Rita Anderson: You are invited to the first Staged Reading of my award-winning play, FRANTIC IS THE CAROUSEL. (It won the National Partners of …

Sep. 09 - Sep. 24, 2022
Th-Sun
Austin
Edit Annie by The Vortex

Edit Annie
by The Vortex

Agoraphobic video editor Annie finally meets Clara, the #influencer she’s been editing remotely for years. As their relationship blossoms, Clara seems to be the salvation …

Aug. 26 - Aug. 28, 2022
F-Sat
Austin
Naked at my Age by The Vortex

Naked at my Age
by The Vortex

Austin’s own Erotic Muse, Whore, and PhD sex educator, Charla Hathaway, takes it off for you in her one-woman show about sex work, Naked at …

Aug. 20 - Aug. 21, 2022
Sat-Sun
Austin
Austin Ukrainian Play Readings by The Vortex

Austin Ukrainian Play Readings
by The Vortex

The VORTEX, La Fenice, Crown Theatre, and Tooth & Claw present Austin for Ukraine, Round 2An evening of staged readings to benefit Ukraine For two …

Jul. 08 - Jul. 23, 2022
 
Austin
Tales of a Blerd Ballarina by The Vortex

Tales of a Blerd Ballarina
by The Vortex

A choreopoem told with humor, dance, and music, Tales of a Blerd Ballerina centers the Blerd (Black Nerd) superhero delving into cultural pride and yearning …

Apr. 01 - Apr. 17, 2022
Th-Sun
Everywhere
Selfie, the Musical by The Vortex

Selfie, the Musical
by The Vortex

This whimsical and profound new musical by Rembert Block, directed by Bonnie Cullum, grapples with identity, image, and narcissism. Featuring live music by the Brooklyn-based …

Jan. 31 - Feb. 02, 2022
M-W
Austin
Malum Malus Imbolc Burlesque by The Vortex

Malum Malus Imbolc Burlesque
by The Vortex

The wheel of the year inspires this occult-based burlesque performance art ensemble. Join The VORTEX for the next performance of Malum Malus, new burlesque performance …

Nov. 13, 2021
Sat
Austin
Obituary by The Vortex

Obituary
by The Vortex

***performed outiside & inside*** A ritual performance by Eva Margarita. Obituary is an invitation to grieve. This performance ventures to unveil the layers of loss that, …

Oct. 09 - Oct. 24, 2021
Sat-Sun
Austin
Rap Unzel by The Vortex

Rap Unzel
by The Vortex

The VORTEX presents a new production of Rap Unzel by Jeremy Rashad Brown. This new “back-to-school” production about Black Boy Joy and Rap’s amazing hair …

Aug. 05 - Aug. 08, 2021
Th-Sun
Austin
How to Heal when the World Is Killing You Harshly by The Vortex

How to Heal when the World Is Killing You Harshly
by The Vortex

  The VORTEX presents a workshop performance of How to Heal, When the World is Killing you Harshly, a solo work-in-progress that tracks Oktavea LaToi’s …

Jun. 17, 2021
Th
Everywhere
Sunny Days by The Vortex

Sunny Days
by The Vortex

  SUNNY DAYS begins in Kosovo, where two representatives from a beloved children’s television program pit the magic of puppetry against centuries of war. It …

Jun. 04 - Jul. 17, 2021
F-Sun
Austin
Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven by The Vortex

Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven
by The Vortex

  Annie Jump is a 13-year-old science genius whose alien-obsessed father is the laughingstock of Strawberry, KS. One night in August, a meteor falls, and Annie meets Althea, …

Apr. 08 - Mar. 18, 2021
 
Austin
Tales of a Blerd Ballarina by The Vortex

Tales of a Blerd Ballarina
by The Vortex

 A choreo-poem of stories told with humor, dance, and music, Tales of a Blerd Ballerina centers the Blerd (black nerd) experience, embracing diverse communities and …

Jan. 15, 2021
 
Everywhere
Our Lady of the Sacred Part - Vulva Pope by The Vortex

Our Lady of the Sacred Part - Vulva Pope
by The Vortex

“This is the day the Goddess has made. We don’t take shit from nobody.”   We welcome Marina DeYoe-Pedraza's reverently irreverent ceremony celebrating the feminine to …

Nov. 06 - Nov. 21, 2020
 
Everywhere
FuturX 2020 by The Vortex

FuturX 2020
by The Vortex

For three weekends, November 6-21, 2020, The VORTEX, Teatro Vivo, ProyectoTEATRO, and Avante Theatre Project present our third annual FuturX Festival of new and avant-garde …

Feb. 13, 2020
Th
Austin
The Vortex

The Hands That Feed You
by The Vortex

Come join the TGQ Social community for opening night of the VORTEX's presentation of"The Hands That Feed You", created by San Francisco Bay Area-based transgender …

Jan. 18, 2020
Sat
Austin
12 Steps to a More Dysfunctional, Part 5 by The Vortex

12 Steps to a More Dysfunctional, Part 5
by The Vortex

Rob Nash’s 12 Steps to a More Dysfunctional Part 5, This Time, It’s PersonalHis first new play in 9 years, Rob Nash revisits the first cast of …

Jan. 09 - Jan. 25, 2020
 
Austin
Click by The Vortex

Click
by The Vortex

One click, and the world changes. One click, and your life falls apart. One click, and you take back control. The VORTEX presents the Regional …

Nov. 09 - Nov. 10, 2019
Sat-Sun
Austin
My H.E.B. by The Vortex

My H.E.B.
by The Vortex

Part of the amazing FUTURX 2nd Annual Festival of new and avant-garde Latinx performance. Presented by Avante Theatre Project with The VORTEX.

Sep. 29, 2019
Sun
Austin
Regulated More Than A Gun by The Vortex

Regulated More Than A Gun
by The Vortex

Regulated is a play by Cressandra Thibodeaux, directed by Bonnie Cullum. The play involves the plight of women in Texas in the year 2025 when …

Sep. 13 - Sep. 29, 2019
Th-Sun
Austin
:Humpty by The Vortex

:Humpty
by The Vortex

Ethos, in association with The VORTEX, is proud to present the return of :Humpty, a twisted nursery rhyme pantomime and winner of the 2012 B. Iden …

Jun. 23, 2019
Sun
Austin
Great American Dreamers by The Vortex

Great American Dreamers
by The Vortex

GREAT AMERICAN DREAMERS consists of two plays, LULU’S CHARMS IN THE DARK and RIVERVIEW RITZ. Set decades apart in the same employee boarding house located …

May. 26, 2019
Sun
Austin
Más Cara by The Vortex

Más Cara
by The Vortex

A visceral text and movement conjuring of Latina archetypes and the women who embody them – past, present, and future.Más Cara will be the flagship …

May. 24 - Jun. 01, 2019
Th-Sun
Austin
Chickens in the Yard by The Vortex

Chickens in the Yard
by The Vortex

  Set in Pittsburgh, Chickens in the Yard explores three days in the life of a family as they grow, stumble, and fall into their future. The …

May. 09 - May. 18, 2019
W-Sun
Austin
(Un)Documents by The Vortex

(Un)Documents
by The Vortex

With a single phrase, you can give up your country. With a single signature, you can tear a family apart. With a single word, you …

Mar. 29 - Apr. 27, 2019
Th-Sun
Austin
Last: An Extinction Comedy by The Vortex

Last: An Extinction Comedy
by The Vortex

The VORTEX presents the World Premiere of Last: An Extinction Comedy Devised by the Ensemble Directed by Rudy Ramirez The VORTEX proudly presents the world premiere …

Feb. 28 - Mar. 03, 2019
Th-Sun
Austin
Locus of Control by The Vortex

Locus of Control
by The Vortex

  The VORTEX is proud to present the Austin debut of international touring poet and published author, Jason Bayani with his critically-acclaimed Locus of Control, a compelling mix of …

Feb. 23, 2019
Sat
Austin
(Un)Documents by The Vortex

(Un)Documents
by The Vortex

Click to view feature by Beth Sullivan in the Austin Chronicle, February 14, 2019

Jan. 17 - Feb. 09, 2019
W-Sun
Austin
Heartland by The Vortex

Heartland
by The Vortex

The VORTEX presents the  National New Play Network  Rolling World Premiere of Heartland A new play by Gabriel Jason Dean Directed by Rudy Ramirez  Dr. …

Dec. 20 - Jan. 06, 2018
 
Austin
The Mutt-Cracker (SWEET!) by The Vortex

The Mutt-Cracker (SWEET!)
by The Vortex

After her beloved doll Trudy breaks in an unfortunate accident involving Squirrel the dog, Clara lashes out at her friends. With some holiday magic and …

Sep. 01 - Sep. 29, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Atlantis, a puppet opera by The Vortex

Atlantis, a puppet opera
by The Vortex

Ethos teams up with The VORTEX to re-create its magnificent and inventive Puppet Opera, Atlantis, which made its world premiere at The VORTEX in 2016. …

Aug. 10 - Aug. 18, 2018
W-Sun
Austin
(Un)Documents by The Vortex

(Un)Documents
by The Vortex

With a single phrase, you can give up your country. With a single signature, you can tear a family apart. With a single word, you …

Feb. 22 - Feb. 25, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn, and Feminism  by The Vortex

Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn, and Feminism
by The Vortex

30 Years of Truth and Thunder at The VORTEX continues with the urgent, unashamed art of Madison Young for 4 nights only, February 22-25, 2018. The VORTEX presents this new, …

Feb. 18, 2018
Sun
Austin
I'm Very Into You by The Vortex

I'm Very Into You
by The Vortex

  I’m Very Into You is a stage adaptation of the published email correspondence between legendary feminist punk author Kathy Acker and Australian media theorist …

Jan. 26 - Feb. 10, 2018
F-Sun
Austin
893/Ya-Ku-Za by The Vortex

893/Ya-Ku-Za
by The Vortex

    The way to make a person make a decision is to convince everyone around that person / Maybe that's what I'm doing / …

Jan. 11 - Jan. 20, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
The Way She Spoke: A Doc-Mythologia by The Vortex

The Way She Spoke: A Doc-Mythologia
by The Vortex

An actress walks into an empty theatre and picks up a script-- a script full of survivors and ghosts, women and men who have witnessed …

Nov. 16 - Dec. 09, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
Wild Horses by The Vortex

Wild Horses
by The Vortex

It's the 70's, there's music and make-outs, and freedom is just out of reach. A savagely-funny play about a threshold summer that forever alters an …

Nov. 10 - Nov. 11, 2017
F-Sat
Austin
The Vortex

INTERACTIONARAMA: Viewer Discretion Advised
by The Vortex

 INTERACTIONARAMA: Viewer Discretion Advised by Linda Mary Montano and Austin-based artists will explore the theme of death.

Nov. 03 - Nov. 05, 2017
F-Sun
Austin
P3M5 - The Plurality of Privacy by The Vortex

P3M5 - The Plurality of Privacy
by The Vortex

P3M5 Plays is a series of five-minute plays about privacy in the digital age. The project will be curated by Dr. Heather Barfield, and the Goethe-Institut …

Oct. 26 - Oct. 28, 2017
Th-Sat
Austin
Mad & A Goat by The Vortex

Mad & A Goat
by The Vortex

MAD & A GOAT is a two-woman show about one woman who, to free herself from college debt, joins a Wyoming goat farm she inherits …

Oct. 26 - Nov. 11, 2017
Th-Sat
Austin
Three-Headed Festival by The Vortex

Three-Headed Festival
by The Vortex

Salvage Vanguard Theater Announces Three Headed Festival three weekends, three solo performances, three curators Curated by co-producing artistic directors Florinda Bryant, Jenny Larson, and Diana Lynn …

Sep. 23, 2017
Sat
Austin
(Un)Documents by The Vortex

(Un)Documents
by The Vortex

"somewhere in an archive, i am burning soft and youngi am pages of testimonies, receipts, report cardscase numbers making up the limbs i lack on …

Sep. 08 - Sep. 30, 2017
W-Sun
Austin
Storm Still by The Vortex

Storm Still
by The Vortex

  The VORTEX proudly presents the world premiere of Gabrielle Reisman’s Storm Still this September outside on our outdoor stage. Three daughters gather in the backyard at …

Aug. 25 - Sep. 04, 2017
Th-M
Austin
Ocean by The Vortex

Ocean
by The Vortex

“Mother. Ocean. Home”.   Ebony Stewart returns to The VORTEX with the world premiere of her new play, Ocean, August 25-September 4, 2017. Weaving her evocative …

May. 19 - May. 20, 2017
F-Sat
Austin
The Island of Dr. Moreau by The Vortex

The Island of Dr. Moreau
by The Vortex

The VORTEX presents The Island of Dr. Moreau: A Fever Dream Steeped in Blood   Adapted, Directed, and Performed by Charles P. Stites   A mysterious man known only …

May. 12 - May. 13, 2017
F-Sat
Austin
Promised Land by The Vortex

Promised Land
by The Vortex

Brothers and sisters and siblings of all genders, one queer Latino city boy from central Texas has seen the Promised Land, and it only took …

Apr. 08, 2017
Sat
Austin
Jobey & Katherine by The Vortex

Jobey & Katherine
by The Vortex

In a small cannery town ruled by The Founder and The God, Jobey and Katherine were lovers. Jobey went away to sea many years ago, …

Mar. 25 - Apr. 08, 2017
W-Sun
Austin
Underground by The Vortex

Underground
by The Vortex

The VORTEX proudly presents the world premiere of Lisa B. Thompson’s new drama Underground for 3 weeks only, March 24-April 8, 2017.Underground reunites Kyle and …

Jan. 19 - Feb. 11, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
A Perfect Robot by The Vortex

A Perfect Robot
by The Vortex

'She understands who you are, who you could be. A companion that is there for you- You deserve the best.'      The VORTEX presents …

Dec. 08 - Dec. 11, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Hunger by The Vortex

Hunger
by The Vortex

The VORTEX proudly presents four nights of Hunger, the award-winning one-woman production written and performed by Ebony Stewart and directed by Zell Miller III. Stewart won …

Oct. 30, 2016
Sun
Austin
It Can't Happen Here by The Vortex

It Can't Happen Here
by The Vortex

On October 24, 1936, theatres across the United States simultaneously staged the original play based on Sinclair Lewis’ novel. Now 80 years later, spearheaded by …

Oct. 27 - Nov. 05, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Ballot Eats the Bullet by The Vortex

Ballot Eats the Bullet
by The Vortex

On the eve of one of the most important elections in history, The VORTEX presents a world premiere of Ballot Eats the Bullet written and directed by …

Oct. 21 - Oct. 22, 2016
F-Sat
Austin
14/48 -- The World's Quickest Theatre Festival by The Vortex

14/48 -- The World's Quickest Theatre Festival
by The Vortex

14/48 The Worlds Quickest Theatre Festival comes to Austin for its third year of wildly unexpected live performance!  The festival, which began in Seattle over fifteen years …

Sep. 10, 2016
Sat
Austin
Silent Navajo by The Vortex

Silent Navajo
by The Vortex

Silent Navajo is a multigenerational tale about a Navajo woman who loses her hearing and embarks on a spiritual journey to get it back. As …

Jun. 18, 2016
Sat
Austin
Underground by The Vortex

Underground
by The Vortex

  The VORTEX Saturday Reading Series is proud to present UNDERGROUNDby Lisa B. ThompsonStarring Zell Miller III and Marc PouheDirected by Rudy Ramirez Kyle and …

May. 27 - Jun. 18, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Privacy Settings: A Promethean Tale by The Vortex

Privacy Settings: A Promethean Tale
by The Vortex

What would you do if you had to choose between privacy and security? Who holds the master key to open the back door to your …

May. 14, 2016
Sat
Austin
Rosetta by The Vortex

Rosetta
by The Vortex

Staged reading of ROSETTA, a musical at the Vortex 2nd Saturday reading series. New script, new music. Lovingly based on the life of Rosetta Tharpe, …

Apr. 14, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
EXIT by The Vortex

EXIT
by The Vortex

EXIT is a play by Debbie Gerstein and Heather Rossabout believing that things can be different.  It shares our stories of verbal, emotional, psychological, physical or …

Mar. 25 - Apr. 16, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Persephone by The Vortex

Persephone
by The Vortex

The VORTEX presents the world premiere musical Persephone by Mick D’arcy and Tyler Mabry. Opening Easter weekend at The VORTEX, this romantic comedy, directed by …

Mar. 12, 2016
Sat
Austin
Twenty-Eight by The Vortex

Twenty-Eight
by The Vortex

Set to the music of Kanye West, TwentyEight is the story of six Black people separated from their homes in search of outer space. As …

Mar. 03 - Mar. 05, 2016
Th-Sat
Austin
Oh, Snap, My Alien Children Are Trying to Kill Me by The Vortex

Oh, Snap, My Alien Children Are Trying to Kill Me
by The Vortex

Zell Miller III is back with a new play, Oh Snap, My Alien Children are Trying to Kill Me. The finale of the trilogy that began …

Feb. 13, 2016
Sat
Austin
EXIT by The Vortex

EXIT
by The Vortex

Join us for the reading of a new work by Debbie Gerstein and Heather Ross made from the stories of those survivibg abuse in all its forms. …

Jan. 15 - Feb. 06, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Terminus by The Vortex

Terminus
by The Vortex

The VORTEX presents the world premiere of Terminus by Gabriel Jason Dean, directed by Rudy Ramirez. An intimate family drama haunted by the traumas of race and …

Dec. 13, 2015
Sun
Austin
Persephone by The Vortex

Persephone
by The Vortex

For a decade now, Mick D'arcy has been working on his script of a musical retelling of the Persephone myth, and it's finally nearing completion! Mick …

Nov. 14, 2015
 
Austin
The Tempest, adapted with Aerial Acts by The Vortex

The Tempest, adapted with Aerial Acts
by The Vortex

Be among the first to experience this brand new adaptation of a Shakespearean classic, adapted by Lorella Loftus with aerial acts directed by Andy Agne. …

Nov. 05 - Nov. 07, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
Hip Hop Theatre Explosion by The Vortex

Hip Hop Theatre Explosion
by The Vortex

Once again it's On! The return of the Hip-Hop Theatre Explosion for 3 nights only--on stage at The VORTEX. Curated and hosted by award-winning artist …

Oct. 16 - Oct. 17, 2015
F-Sat
Austin
14/48 -- The World's Quickest Theatre Festival by The Vortex

14/48 -- The World's Quickest Theatre Festival
by The Vortex

14/48: The World’s Quickest Theater Festival Nearly 50 Austin actors, playwrights, directors, designers and musicians will make 14 world-premiere plays in 48 hours as part …

Sep. 17 - Sep. 26, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
HANDS UP, HOODIES DOWN by The Vortex

HANDS UP, HOODIES DOWN
by The Vortex

Hands Up Hoodies Down is a protest song sung in the key of high octane spoken word stanzas exploding through tears and heartache; it's the …

Sep. 11 - Sep. 12, 2015
F-Sat
Austin
The Vortex

Terminus
by The Vortex

 For years, Eller Freeman has raised her grandson, Jaybo, in the same ramshackle house by the railroad tracks where she grew up. Their love has …

Aug. 27 - Sep. 05, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
Hunger by The Vortex

Hunger
by The Vortex

Spoken-word artist Ebony Stewart examines Hunger in her new one-woman show, premiering for two weeks only at The VORTEX. With a decade of experience in spoken word, …

Aug. 08, 2015
Sat
Austin
A Perfect Robot by The Vortex

A Perfect Robot
by The Vortex

A marvel of art and technology, Mollybot is an almost perfect and affordable soulmate. When her creator goes off in search of the last missing …

Jul. 24 - Aug. 01, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
Tartuffe by The Vortex

Tartuffe
by The Vortex

What happens when hypocrisy is rewarded and lies become the language of power? When fallacy is the status quo and history keeps repeating itself, how …

Apr. 10 - Apr. 18, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
The Prostitute and the Cow by The Vortex

The Prostitute and the Cow
by The Vortex

In an attempt to escape the violence of their lives, a barren dairy cow and an ex-stripper set out across America with nothing but an …

Mar. 12 - Mar. 14, 2015
 
Austin
HANDS UP, HOODIES DOWN by The Vortex

HANDS UP, HOODIES DOWN
by The Vortex

A protest song sung in the key of high octane spoken word stanzas exploding through tears and heartache; it's the balled fist full of possibilities; …

Feb. 20 - Mar. 08, 2015
 
Austin
Pythia Dust, a science fiction musical by The Vortex

Pythia Dust, a science fiction musical
by The Vortex

The adventurous crew takes the audience on a journey through the galaxy aboard the Spaceship Pythia Dust. On their travels they encounter diverse planets and …

Jan. 16 - Feb. 07, 2015
 
Austin
Changelings by The Vortex

Changelings
by The Vortex

"When the light is on the river, and the moon is all a-sliver, and your marrow's all a-shiver, you're not alone." CHANGELINGS by Reina Hardy …

Sep. 05 - Oct. 04, 2014
 
Austin
Spirit by The Vortex

Spirit
by The Vortex

Enter into the open expanse of the Temple of Spirit and immerse yourself in the paradox of Center and Circumference. SPIRIT transcends the body and …

Aug. 09, 2014
 
Austin
Welcome to Nixonia by The Vortex

Welcome to Nixonia
by The Vortex

On August 9, 1974 President Richard M. Nixon ceremoniously left the White House after he resigned the highest office in the country. Only in Austin, …

Jul. 25 - Aug. 02, 2014
 
Austin
An Enemy of the People by The Vortex

An Enemy of the People
by The Vortex

The VORTEX’s Summer Youth Theatre presents a contemporary adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. The timely environmental statement in An Enemy of the People focuses on …

Jun. 06 - Jun. 21, 2014
 
Austin
Cuchulain by The Vortex

Cuchulain
by The Vortex

Cuchulain (pronounced Kuh-HOO-lin) is the bravest and fiercest of warriors and the Champion of King Connor of Ulster. In this cycle of stories, Cuchulain seeks …

Apr. 04 - Apr. 18, 2014
 
Austin
For Fear the Glass May Shatter by The Vortex

For Fear the Glass May Shatter
by The Vortex

For Fear the Glass May Shatter explores the science and struggle around Nobel Prize-winning physicist Wolfgang Pauli, whose personal crisis led him to Carl Jung as …

Sep. 01 - Sep. 29, 2012
 
Austin
Water by The Vortex

Water
by The Vortex

May. 20 - Jun. 18, 2011
 
Austin
Lear (adapted) by The Vortex

Lear (adapted)
by The Vortex

May. 09 - Jun. 03, 2009
 
Austin
Oceana by The Vortex

Oceana
by The Vortex

Jul. 25 - Aug. 02, 2008
 
Austin
The Vortex

The School for Scandal
by The Vortex

Vortex summer youth program