Upcoming Performances in Austin

Feb. 17 - Jul. 27
All week
Austin
Sister of Shattering Glass by Physical Plant Theatre

Sister of Shattering Glass
by Physical Plant Theatre

Sister of Shattering Glass is a mesmerizing adventure story for adults and young adults alike — told entirely with text messages. Taking the role of ...

Jun. 14 - Jul. 26
W
Austin
Too Many Stories! by Scottish Rite Theater

Too Many Stories!
by Scottish Rite Theater

Too Many Stories! is a Scottish Rite favorite, back by popular demand for weekday matinees in summer 2017.

Kallie catches Sam and Bogus getting away ...

Jul. 06 - Aug. 05
Th-Sat
Austin
The Moors by Hyde Park Theatre

The Moors
by Hyde Park Theatre

Picture the Brontë sisters, but with American accents. Picture a large dog falling in obsessive love with a small bird. Picture a dark, satirical comedy ...

Jul. 07 - Aug. 12
Th-Sat
Austin
The Wizard of Oz by Zilker Theatre Productions

The Wizard of Oz
by Zilker Theatre Productions

Directed by Jimmy Moore.

 

Video feature at KXAN, July 18 (4 min)

 

CAST:

PRINCIPALS

Danielle Kaigler……….Aunt Em/Glinda

Hannah Roberts……….Dorothy

Emily ...

Jul. 13 - Jul. 29
Th-Sun
Austin
Richard III (an all female staging) by Last Act Theater Company

Richard III (an all female staging)
by Last Act Theater Company

Last Act Theatre Company proudly presents its all-female production of Richard III! In an era of political uncertainty, a charismatic villain takes over the throne ...

Jul. 20 - Aug. 05
Th-Sun
Austin
Crave Blue by Mouth Radio

Crave Blue
by Mouth Radio

 A mermaid exhibition. A strange lake in the middle of West Texas. Ice cream in a multiple flavors. 

 MouthRadio presents Crave Blue, a new ...

Jul. 21 - Aug. 13
F, Sun
Austin
Call of Cthulhu by Mercurial Theatre

Call of Cthulhu
by Mercurial Theatre

 

Deep within the forest, police are moving in darkness upon a curious and demented gathering. A disturbed refugee from this group seeks asylum, asking ...

Jul. 21
F
Austin
The Grapes of Wrath 75 Project by Rob Halverson

The Grapes of Wrath 75 Project
by Rob Halverson

Rob Halverson’s The Grapes of Wrath 75 Project  awakens the 75 year-old story and characters of this classic American novel.  John Steinbeck’s lens into the ...

Jul. 21 - Jul. 29
F-Sun
Austin
It Can't Happen Here by Vortex Summer Youth Theatre

It Can't Happen Here
by Vortex Summer Youth Theatre

Written during the rise of fascism in Europe, Lewis’ darkly satirical It Can’t Happen Here follows the ascent of a demagogue who becomes President of ...

Jul. 21 - Aug. 13
Th-Sun
Austin
August: Osage County by City Theatre Company

August: Osage County
by City Theatre Company

The City Theatre sizzlin’ summer season heats up with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning production of August: Osage County. A vanished father. A ...

Jul. 21 - Aug. 12
 
Austin
Spamalot by SummerStock Austin

Spamalot
by SummerStock Austin

Monty Python’s Spamalot, the musical comedy sensation “lovingly ripped off” from the film classic Monty Python and The Holy Grail, leaps onto the Rollins stage ...

Jul. 21 - Jul. 22
F-Sat
Austin
Twelfth Night by Zach Theatre

Twelfth Night
by Zach Theatre

 

A story of mistaken identities and love at first sight, “Twelfth Night” is the original romantic comedy. During a violent storm, Twins ...

Jul. 21
F
Austin
The Replacement Tapes by Rude Mechs

The Replacement Tapes
by Rude Mechs

Come explore a wild new idea in which we make the play and you perform it. Put on a pair of headphones and be a ...

Jul. 25 - Aug. 12
 
Austin
A Shoe Story: A Brand New Musical Comedy by SummerStock Austin

A Shoe Story: A Brand New Musical Comedy
by SummerStock Austin

From the creative minds of Allen Robertson and Damon Brown of the Biscuit Brothers comes A Shoe Story, a musical in which Sydney, a 13th generation ...

Jul. 26 - Sep. 03
W-Sat
Austin
Million Dollar Quartet by Zach Theatre

Million Dollar Quartet
by Zach Theatre

ZACH Theatre is proud to announce the Tony® Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, inspired by the true story of musical icons, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis ...

Jul. 27 - Jul. 30
Th-Sun
Austin
Peter Pan, musical by Austin Independent School District (AISD)

Peter Pan, musical
by Austin Independent School District (AISD)

Directed by Christina Burbank-Shelton

Musical direction by Randy Cantu

Technical direction by Melissa Driscoll

 

Jul. 27 - Jul. 30
Th-Sun
Austin
El Paraíso de los Manaquís by Proyecto Teatro

El Paraíso de los Manaquís
by Proyecto Teatro

La galardonada Compañía Juvenil de ProyectoTEATRO presenta el psico-drama “El Paraíso de los Maniquís”, un proyecto original creado y escrito por el elenco ...

Jul. 27
Th
Austin
LOLA's Third Birthday Jam by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

LOLA's Third Birthday Jam
by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

 

LOLA, Local Opera Local Artists turns 3 this summer and to celebrate the occasion we are showcasing the beautiful, bawdy, blissful, boisterousness music of ...

Jul. 28
 
Austin
Cooler Bodies by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Cooler Bodies
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

 

Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) announces Works Progress Austin: Cooler Bodies, a reading of new work by Diana Lynn Small.  

Are people born "special ...

Jul. 28 - Jul. 30
 
Austin
Tiskettasket by Frank Wo/Men Collective

Tiskettasket
by Frank Wo/Men Collective

 

Tiskettasket, an interactive physical theatre show centered around multi-purposing food. In a series of overlapping vignettes, this performance channels absurdity in many forms, allowing ...

Jul. 29 - Aug. 05
Sat
Austin
Young, Scripted and Black by The New Movement

Young, Scripted and Black
by The New Movement

A one-woman show with an all-black cast!

Nathalie Holmes (Esther's Follies, Cap City, NBC, Huff Post) has been a professional actress, comedian, and musician ...

Jul. 29 - Jul. 30
Sat-Sun
Austin
5 Women of Color by JW Hill Productions, LLC

5 Women of Color
by JW Hill Productions, LLC

 

Award-winning playwright J W Hill’s new play exposes stories of domestic violence which are too often meticulously concealed within communities of color. 

Aug. 02 - Aug. 12
T-Sun
Austin
Annie, Get Your Gun by SummerStock Austin

Annie, Get Your Gun
by SummerStock Austin

Summer Stock Austin presents ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, August 2 – 12 in the Rollins Studio Theatre.

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Irving Berlin’s glorious wild west ...

Aug. 03 - Aug. 27
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Falsettos by Austin Jewish Repertory Theatre

Falsettos
by Austin Jewish Repertory Theatre

Falsettos is a musical with a book by James Lapine and William Finn, and music and lyrics by Finn. The musical consists of March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, the ...

Aug. 04 - Aug. 19
 
Austin
Twenty-Eight by Gale Theatre Company

Twenty-Eight
by Gale Theatre Company

TwentyEight is a play based on the Malcolm X Grass Root report Operation Ghetto Storm that states in 2012 a black person was murdered by ...

Aug. 05 - Aug. 27
Sat-Sun
Austin
Once Upon A Whaa?! by Scottish Rite Theater

Once Upon A Whaa?!
by Scottish Rite Theater

 

Ingredients: 1 classic story, myth or fairy tale 1 group of expert improvisors 1 audience full of great ideas

Combine all ingredients and mix ...

Aug. 05 - Aug. 19
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Art of Remembering by Austin Jewish Repertory Theatre

The Art of Remembering
by Austin Jewish Repertory Theatre

Three actresses embody different facets of a young woman who returns home to bury her father. While there, she cleans out her closet, and as ...

Aug. 11 - Aug. 27
F-Sun
Austin
The Jungle Book by Austin Summer Musical for Children

The Jungle Book
by Austin Summer Musical for Children

Banished by the ferocious tiger Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run in the deepest parts ...

Aug. 18 - Sep. 10
 
Austin
City Theatre Company

Chicago
by City Theatre Company

Give ‘em the old razzle dazzle in the Kander and Ebb smash hit musical which is sure to deliver! Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great ...

Aug. 18 - Aug. 27
F-Sun
Austin
We Might Be Struck By Lightning by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

We Might Be Struck By Lightning
by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

 

LOLA’s newest creation, We Might Be Struck By Lightning, is an operatic pastiche following two women on their personal journeys of love, loss ...

Aug. 20
Sun
Austin
Tea in Tripoli by Bernadette Nason

Tea in Tripoli
by Bernadette Nason

Local actress, storyteller, writer, and Austin Playhouse company member, Bernadette Nason, will share a program of hilarious, thrilling, and absurd stories from her forthcoming memoir ...

Aug. 25 - Sep. 09
 
Austin
Perfect Life by Austin Theatre Project

Perfect Life
by Austin Theatre Project

After landing in a mental institution, a farmer reflects on his journey to find his dancing wife and the unexpected companion he found on the ...

Aug. 25 - Sep. 09
F-Sun
Austin
The Understudy by Southwest Theatre Productions

The Understudy
by Southwest Theatre Productions

 

Franz Kafka’s undiscovered masterpiece in its Broadway premiere is the hilarious and apropos setting for Theresa Rebeck’s exploration of the existential vagaries of show ...

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 ...

Aug. 25 - Sep. 03
Th-Sun
Austin
Collection by Generic Ensemble Company

Collection
by Generic Ensemble Company

A devised work embodying queer narratives about love's joys and grief.

Aug. 30 - Sep. 10
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 ...

Sep. 01 - Sep. 24
Th-Sat
Austin
This Random World by Austin Playhouse

This Random World
by Austin Playhouse

We want to believe that serendipity brings us together, but is that just a myth? Mining the comedy of missed connections, This Random World  ...

Sep. 02 - Sep. 23
 
Austin
Vampyress by Ethos

Vampyress
by Ethos

An All New Production of the Award-Winning opera about the Bloody Countess.

Sep. 07 - Sep. 24
Th-Sun
Austin
Enfrascada by Teatro Vivo

Enfrascada
by Teatro Vivo

When her world is turned upside down, Alicia turns to her friends for support. Together they seek the guidance of Señoras and a little magic ...

Sep. 08 - Sep. 24
 
Austin
Catalina de Erauso by Paper Chairs

Catalina de Erauso
by Paper Chairs

Here we are in the Spanish Golden Age (close your eyes: beautiful music plays… now open them…)

Lights up on our protagonist, Catalina de Erauso - a nun ...

Sep. 08 - Sep. 24
Th-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 ...

Sep. 09 - Feb. 04
 
Austin
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by Zach Theatre

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
by Zach Theatre

In this inventive and highly theatrical adaptation of C.S. Lewis' classic, two actors give a tour-de-force performance that's sure to delight children and ...

Sep. 14 - Oct. 01
Th-Sun
Austin
Paper Chairs

Catalina de Erauso
by Paper Chairs

September 2017 – the world premiere of

Catalina de Erauso

written by Austin playwright and paper chairs’ co-founder Elizabeth Doss and directed by Dustin Wills.

Here ...