Productions by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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

Atlantis, a puppet opera
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

 Atlantis: A Puppet Opera by Chad Salvata is a cautionary environmental tale with mystical mermaids and sharkmen.

Bonnie Cullum will direct.

Jul. 06 - Jul. 21, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Vortex Repertory Theatre

The Last Witch
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Rona Munro’s The Last Witch  is about Janet Horne, the last woman executed for witchraft in the British Isles in the year 1727.

Jamie Goodman ...

Jun. 15 - Jun. 30, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Vortex Repertory Theatre

The Afterparty
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

The Afterparty by Reina Hardy is about a party at the center of the universe where all you need to get in is a kiss ...

May. 25 - Jun. 09, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Vortex Repertory Theatre

Polly Mermaid
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

 Polly Mermaid by Caroline Reck, Indigo Rael, and Gricelda Silva, is about the plastic and radioactive pollution in the ocean’s North Pacific Vortex that has ...

Feb. 22 - Feb. 25, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Vortex Repertory Theatre

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

Madison Young’s Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn, and Feminism  was developed with Annie Sprinkle as an adaptation of her book Post ...

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

893/Ya-Ku-Za
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

893/Ya-ku-za by Daria Miyako Marinelli, about a woman’s bid to become the first female member of the infamous Japanese mafia. The show will be ...

Jan. 11 - Jan. 20, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Vortex Repertory Theatre

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

 Isaac Gomez’s The Way She Spoke:  A Doc-Mythologia is about the systemic abduction, rape, and murder of women in Juarez, Mexico, over the course ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 09
Th-Sun
Austin
Wild Horses by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Wild Horses
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

Nov. 10 - Nov. 11
F-Sat
Austin
Vortex Repertory Theatre

INTERACTIONARAMA: Viewer Discretion Advised
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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

Nov. 03 - Nov. 05
F-Sun
Austin
P3M5 - The Plurality of Privacy by Vortex Repertory Theatre

P3M5 - The Plurality of Privacy
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 - Nov. 11
Th-Sat
Austin
Three-Headed Festival by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Three-Headed Festival
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

Oct. 26 - Oct. 28
Th-Sat
Austin
Mad & A Goat by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Mad & A Goat
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

Sep. 23
Sat
Austin
(Un)Documents by Vortex Repertory Theatre

(Un)Documents
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

"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
W-Sun
Austin
Storm Still by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Storm Still
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

 

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 ...

Aug. 25 - Sep. 04
Th-M
Austin
Ocean by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Ocean
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

“Mother. Ocean. Home”.

 

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

May. 19 - May. 20
F-Sat
Austin
The Island of Dr. Moreau by Vortex Repertory Theatre

The Island of Dr. Moreau
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

May. 13
 
Austin
Great American Dreamers by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Great American Dreamers
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Please join us for a free staged reading GREAT AMERICAN DREAMERS. Set in a boarding house in Chicago's Riverview Amusement Park, the full length ...

May. 12 - May. 13
F-Sat
Austin
Promised Land by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Promised Land
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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
Sat
Austin
Jobey & Katherine by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Jobey & Katherine
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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
W-Sun
Austin
Underground by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Underground
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

Jan. 19 - Feb. 11
Th-Sun
Austin
A Perfect Robot by Vortex Repertory Theatre

A Perfect Robot
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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

 

 

The VORTEX ...

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

Hunger
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

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

It Can't Happen Here
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

Ballot Eats the Bullet
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

Sep. 10, 2016
Sat
Austin
Silent Navajo by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Silent Navajo
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

Underground
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

 

The VORTEX Saturday Reading Series is proud to present

UNDERGROUNDby Lisa B. ThompsonStarring Zell Miller III and Marc PouheDirected by Rudy Ramirez

Kyle ...

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

Privacy Settings: A Promethean Tale
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

Rosetta
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

EXIT
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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

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

Persephone
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

Twenty-Eight
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

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

Zell Miller III is back with a new play, Oh Snap, My Alien Children are Trying to Kill Me.

The finale of the trilogy ...

Feb. 13, 2016
Sat
Austin
EXIT by Vortex Repertory Theatre

EXIT
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

Terminus
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

Dec. 13, 2015
Sun
Austin
Persephone by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Persephone
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

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

The Tempest, adapted with Aerial Acts
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

Hip Hop Theatre Explosion
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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

HANDS UP, HOODIES DOWN
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

Sep. 11 - Sep. 12, 2015
F-Sat
Austin
Vortex Repertory Theatre

Terminus
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

 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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

Hunger
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

A Perfect Robot
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

Tartuffe
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

The Prostitute and the Cow
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

HANDS UP, HOODIES DOWN
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

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

Pythia Dust, a science fiction musical
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

Changelings
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

"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 ...

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

Spirit
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

Welcome to Nixonia
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

An Enemy of the People
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...

Jun. 06 - Jun. 21, 2014
 
Austin
Cuchulain by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Cuchulain
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 Vortex Repertory Theatre

For Fear the Glass May Shatter
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

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 ...