Upcoming Performances in Austin

Sep. 14 - Jan. 27
Sat-Sun
Austin
Tortoise and Hare by Zach Theatre

Tortoise and Hare
by Zach Theatre

 Ancient versus modern. Peace versus war. Reptile versus mammal. A tale of the ultimate culture clash between two tribes and a fantastical race to decide ...

Sep. 15 - Dec. 15
 
Austin
Warrior Chorus ATX by Canopy Theatre Company

Warrior Chorus ATX
by Canopy Theatre Company

“The veterans in the Warrior Chorus have worked hard to bring to the surface and then get across the many meaningful stories each of them ...

Sep. 19 - Oct. 28
W-Sun
Austin
Once by Zach Theatre

Once
by Zach Theatre

 

ZACH Theatre is proud to announce the cast for the first Texas regional theatre production of the eight-time Tony Award®-winning musical Once, running September ...

Oct. 05 - Oct. 27
F-Sun
Austin
Henry IV, Part 1 by The Baron's Men

Henry IV, Part 1
by The Baron's Men

Come one, come all and gather ’round the Boar’s Head Tavern in East Cheap for Master Shakespeare’s classic coming of age tale for our own ...

Oct. 06 - Nov. 02
F-Sun
Austin
Rosita y Conchita by Scottish Rite Theater

Rosita y Conchita
by Scottish Rite Theater

 

Austin Scottish Rite Theater presents

 

Rosita y Conchita

 a Día de los Muertos Play in English and Spanish

 

Back by popular demand ...

Oct. 10 - Oct. 21
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 ...

Oct. 11 - Oct. 27
Th-Sat
Austin
The Fault by Theatre Synesthesia

The Fault
by Theatre Synesthesia

 

Pressed between the Redwoods and the Pacific Ocean, three sisters struggle to reconcile the culture of their itinerant family with their disparate ambitions and ...

Oct. 12 - Oct. 28
W-Sun
Austin
Side Show by Trinity Street Players

Side Show
by Trinity Street Players

  Based on the legendary conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, SIDE SHOW follows their heartwrenching search for love and acceptance amidst the spectacle of ...

Oct. 16 - Apr. 21
T, Th, Sun
Austin
Wake Up, Brother Bear by Zach Theatre

Wake Up, Brother Bear
by Zach Theatre

 

(Family Friendly) Theatre for the very young uses music, art and hands-on sensory experiences to connect children to literature. We are proud to present Wake ...

Oct. 18 - Oct. 27
Th-Sat
Austin
Dog's Job by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Dog's Job
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Dog has been pretty happy just being Bob’s pet. But one morning, Dog decides he needs to advance his career and find a real job ...

Oct. 18 - Oct. 21
Th-Sun
Austin
Theorist Fest 2018 by Theorists

Theorist Fest 2018
by Theorists

Forty-four artists from across the US, México, and Middle East take the stage, studio, and film screen for the four-day Theorist Festival.

Thursday opens with ...

Oct. 22 - Oct. 27
M, F-Sat
Austin
Cthulhu Beach Party by La Fenice

Cthulhu Beach Party
by La Fenice

Nominated for three B. Iden Payne Awards!Some cats will do anything to catch the perfect wave.In a sleepy beach community on the eastern ...

Oct. 25 - Nov. 04
Th-Sun
Austin
This Day Forward by Austin Community College

This Day Forward
by Austin Community College

Martin thinks he has just married the girl of his dreams, but when Irene makes a surprising confession in their honeymoon suite, all their well-made ...

Oct. 25 - Nov. 17
Th-Sat
Austin
Faustus AND The Hunchback Variations by Capital T Theatre

Faustus AND The Hunchback Variations
by Capital T Theatre

The hysterical and brilliant Mickle Maher is back! Capital T is proud to present two short plays by Mickle Maher, the playwright who wrote Cap ...

Oct. 25 - Nov. 10
Th-Sun
Austin
Nevermore, The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe by Penfold Theatre Company

Nevermore, The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe
by Penfold Theatre Company

Doctuh Mistuh Productions and Penfold Theatre Company are pleased to bring Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe back to Austin ...

Oct. 25 - Nov. 10
W-Sat
Austin
Macbeth by Something for Nothing Theatre

Macbeth
by Something for Nothing Theatre

 

Sorcery and fate, ambition and honor, cunning and bravery fight for dominance as Something for Nothing Theater stages its 2018 fall production of Shakespeare ...

Oct. 26 - Nov. 11
Th-Sun
Austin
Until The Flood by Theatre en Bloc

Until The Flood
by Theatre en Bloc

From Pulitzer Prize finalist, Dael Orlandersmith comes an extraordinary theatrical event that explores the reactions of the St. Louis region to the shooting of Michael ...

Oct. 31 - Nov. 04
W-Sun
Austin
Shakespeare in the Dark: Macbeth by Jennifer Sturley

Shakespeare in the Dark: Macbeth
by Jennifer Sturley

Shakespeare in the Dark: Macbeth is an immersive horror live theatre experience that will be performed entirely in pitch blackness. Our goal is that the ...

Nov. 02 - Nov. 04
F-Sun
Austin
Red-Hot Patriot by Trinity Street Players

Red-Hot Patriot
by Trinity Street Players

Trinity Street Players, ETC, and R&R Productions present... Red Hot Patriot: the Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins starring Rhonda Brown. Written by Margaret Engel and ...

Nov. 05
M
Austin
B. Iden Payne Awards for Theatre in Austin by B. Iden Payne Awards Committee

B. Iden Payne Awards for Theatre in Austin
by B. Iden Payne Awards Committee

Join the Austin theatre community as we celebrate another year of excellence on local stages.

For more than 40 years, the B. Iden Payne Awards ...

Nov. 08 - Nov. 25
Th-Sun
Austin
Doubt by City Theatre Company

Doubt
by City Theatre Company

 DOUBT: A PARABLE

 

by John Patrick Shanley

November 8 – 25 Trinity Street Theatre 

 

Kicking off the 13th season, City Theatre Austin ...

Nov. 08 - Nov. 18
Th-Sun
Austin
Men on Boats by Mary Moody Northen Theatre

Men on Boats
by Mary Moody Northen Theatre

Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. Men on Boats is the true-ish story of an 1869 expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew ...

Nov. 08 - Nov. 11
Th-Sun
Austin
A Moment of Silence by CTX Theatre - Concordia University

A Moment of Silence
by CTX Theatre - Concordia University

 

Shiva wakes up to find she has been asleep for three years. In that time, the world around her has changed drastically. Her friends ...

Nov. 08 - Nov. 18
W-Sun
Austin
Actually by Workhound

Actually
by Workhound

Amber and Tom are two freshmen at Princeton struggling to find their way. They spend a night together that alters the course of their lives ...

Nov. 08 - Nov. 11
Th-Sun
Austin
A Midsummer Night's Dream by McCallum Fine Arts Academy

A Midsummer Night's Dream
by McCallum Fine Arts Academy

Enter the enchanted land of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Shakespeare’s lush forest besieged by quixotic love triangles and feuding fairy kingdoms, awash with magic ...

Nov. 09 - Nov. 25
Th-Sun
Austin
Our Town by City Theatre Company

Our Town
by City Theatre Company

Thornton Wilder’s iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning classic presents life, love, and death in Grover’s Corners, a small American town much like any other. Children grow. Couples ...

Nov. 10 - Nov. 11
Sat-Sun
Austin
You're the Spam that I Want! by Alex Garza

You're the Spam that I Want!
by Alex Garza

In his latest one-man play, actor and writer Alex Garza reaches into his brain and scoops out the lingering crushed ice to put together a cavalcade of character ...

Nov. 14 - Dec. 02
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 ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 08
Th-Sun
Austin
Great Expectations by Different Stages

Great Expectations
by Different Stages

Different Stages opens its 2018 – 2019 season with Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, adapted by Barbara Field. Dickens’ classic work centers around the adventures ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 16
Th-Sun
Austin
The Mystery of Erwin Drood by Austin Playhouse

The Mystery of Erwin Drood
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is thrilled to announce the second show of our season, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD by Rupert Holmes.

A Tony "Triple Crown" (Best ...

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 ...

Nov. 21 - Dec. 23
W-Sun
Austin
A Christmas Carol: A Rockin' Family Musical by Zach Theatre

A Christmas Carol: A Rockin' Family Musical
by Zach Theatre

For the 5th year in a row, Austin’s most rockin’ holiday tradition returns to make merry with new music and surprises to get the ...

Nov. 23 - Dec. 09
 
Austin
The Face of Emmett Till by Robert King, Jr.

The Face of Emmett Till
by Robert King, Jr.

August 28, 1955…50 years ago… Emmett Till was brutally murdered. June 2, 2005…The F.B.I. reopens the case. The Face of Emmett Till i ...

Nov. 23 - Dec. 09
Sat-Sun
Austin
A Christmas Carol by Paradox Players

A Christmas Carol
by Paradox Players

Paradox Players is gearing up for a late fall production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, as adapted by Christopher Schiaro, and directed by Barbara ...

Nov. 30 - Jan. 06
Th-Sun
Austin
A Tuna Christmas

A Tuna Christmas

Everything's bigger in Texas, and that includes Christmas. Tuna is an outrageous holiday comedy of southern fun and charm. December in the Lone Star ...

Dec. 01
Sat
Austin
Queen of the Night by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Queen of the Night
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Stephen, a 63-year-old recent divorcé, takes his son, Ty, a millennial queer, on a camping trip to their old stomping grounds, a place Stephen took ...

Dec. 01 - Dec. 15
Sat-Sun
Austin
Pippi Longstocking's After Christmas Party by Scottish Rite Theater

Pippi Longstocking's After Christmas Party
by Scottish Rite Theater

You’re invited! It’s Pippi’s after-Christmas party, where kids eat their fill of sweets, and no grumpy grown-ups are allowed! Just in time for the holidays ...

Dec. 05 - Dec. 30
W-Sun
Austin
Zach Theatre

The Santaland Diaries
by Zach Theatre

David Sedaris’ ever-irreverent and cynical Crumpet is baaaack! The outlandish tale of a Macy’s elf merrily jingles to life in the intimate Whisenhunt at ZACH ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 09
Th-Sun
Austin
Borinquen Sana by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

Borinquen Sana
by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

On Sept 20, 2017 Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria, a devastating hurricane -- one whose power had not been feltin 80 years! This play ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 22
Th-Sun
Austin
Fun Home by Ground Floor Theatre

Fun Home
by Ground Floor Theatre

When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 22
Th-Sat
Austin
White by Permanent Record

White
by Permanent Record

Gus is rejected by the gallery of his dreams because he is not the "New Perspective" they're looking for. Hoping to Trojan horse his ...

Dec. 07 - Dec. 23
F-Sun
Austin

The Tiny Banger
by Trinity Street Players

The Tiny Banger is a play about a homeless family trying to survive in an increasingly hostile city. It uses Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp archetype and ...

Dec. 08 - Dec. 09
Sat-Sun
Austin
Puerto Rican Theatre and Dance Performance (untitled) by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

Puerto Rican Theatre and Dance Performance (untitled)
by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

An original play featuring a multi-ethnic cast of all ages, including lively seniors. Bilingual play, based in Puerto Rico's oral history, pays tribute to the Elders whose wisdom ...