Upcoming Performances in Austin

Sep. 15 - Dec. 21
T, Sat-Sun
Austin
Wake Up, Brother Bear by Zach Theatre

Wake Up, Brother Bear
by Zach Theatre

 

By popular demand, ZACH’s Moody Foundation Theatre for Families production Wake Up, Brother Bear! extends its run and moves to ZACH’s main campus ...

Oct. 24 - Nov. 24
Th-Sat
Austin
It Is Magic by Capital T Theatre

It Is Magic
by Capital T Theatre

From the brilliantly twisted mind of Mickle Maher comes a new dark comedy that challenges the limits of the theatre’s magic while mashing up the curse of the audition, The Three ...

Nov. 01 - Nov. 16
 
Austin
Más Cara by Teatro Vivo

Más Cara
by Teatro Vivo

Flagship show for Futurx Festival 2019, Más Cara by Krysta Gonzales is  a world premiere.

 

It stars Florinda Bryant, Martinique Duchene-Phillips, Michael Galvan ...

Nov. 01 - Nov. 23
Th-Sat
Austin
Salvage Vanguard Theater

Casta
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Casta is inspired by a series of casta paintings by Miguel Cabrera, a mixed-race painter from Oaxaca. Casta paintings were a unique form of portraiture ...

Nov. 06 - Nov. 24
T-Sun
Austin
Spring Awakening by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Spring Awakening
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood as a group of young people struggle with questions ...

Nov. 07 - Nov. 23
Th-Sat
Austin
The Future of Ismael by Generic Ensemble Company

The Future of Ismael
by Generic Ensemble Company

Based on a Colombian novel of the same name, The Future of Ismael is experimental sci-fi featuring queer people of color in a dystopian world ...

Nov. 09 - Nov. 17
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Rigoletto by Austin Opera

Rigoletto
by Austin Opera

This tragic story revolving around the unscrupulous Duke of Mantua, his hunch-backed court jester Rigoletto, and Rigoletto’s stunning daughter Gilda is considered to be one ...

Nov. 09 - Nov. 17
Sat-Sun
Austin
The Texas Chili Queens by Pollyanna Theatre Company

The Texas Chili Queens
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Allie, a curious 5th grader, has one week to find out about her family’s history for a school heritage day presentation. Pestering her abuela (grandmother ...

Nov. 12 - Nov. 17
T-Sun
Austin
Fall for Dance by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Fall for Dance
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Artistic Directors Dorothy O'Shea Overbey and Gesel Mason

Dance Repertory Theatre, the award-winning student dance company, presents new work from professional and student choreographers ...

Nov. 14 - Nov. 17
Th-Sun
Austin
Murder on the Orient Express by McCallum Fine Arts Academy

Murder on the Orient Express
by McCallum Fine Arts Academy

 

 

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is a plot-twist masterpiece that has thrilled mystery lovers on television, radio, and film and ...

Nov. 14 - Dec. 28
Th-Sat
Austin
The Taming of the Shrew (Shit-Faced Shakespeare) by Magnificent Bastard Productions

The Taming of the Shrew (Shit-Faced Shakespeare)
by Magnificent Bastard Productions

We Magnificent Bastards are at it again! We shall bring you The Taming of the Shrew in all of its splendor and glory as only ...

Nov. 14 - Nov. 24
Th-Sun
Austin
Marisol by Mary Moody Northen Theatre

Marisol
by Mary Moody Northen Theatre

 

Marisol Perez commutes from her apartment in the Bronx to her successful copy editor job with a Manhattan publisher. But something is amiss: apples ...

Nov. 14 - Nov. 24
Th-Sun
Austin
AFTERSHOCK/La Réplica by Thinkery& Verse

AFTERSHOCK/La Réplica
by Thinkery& Verse

AFTERSHOCK / LA RÉPLICA is a world premiere stage-play that explores new dimensions of Latinx military service.The Latinx soldiers and citizens in this play expect ...

Nov. 14 - Dec. 01
Th-Sun
Austin
Saint Somebody by Mélange Theatre Company

Saint Somebody
by Mélange Theatre Company

  When an African-American “deserter” wanders into the camp of the Irish Brigade near Gettysburg, conflicts intensify, but the soldier carries an old statue that ...

Nov. 15 - Nov. 24
F-Sun
Austin
De Acá, De Este Lado by Teatro Espacio Agua Viva

De Acá, De Este Lado
by Teatro Espacio Agua Viva

No solo aquellos que cruzan la fontera sufren. Atrás se quedan aquellos que ahelan el reetorno de sus seres queridos, esperando por un apoyo econóomico ...

Nov. 15 - Nov. 24
W-Sun
Austin
Tales from the Globe by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Tales from the Globe
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Shakespeare at UT Austin. Co-directed by Jeremy Lee Cudd and Lucien Douglas.

Nov. 16 - Nov. 23
Sat
Austin
Fixing the Last Henry by Rude Mechs

Fixing the Last Henry
by Rude Mechs

Fixing the Last Henry is getting so much work it may not count as an adaptation anymore. Come weigh in on the changes and help ...

Nov. 20 - Dec. 29
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 sixth year in a row, Austin’s most rockin’ holiday tradition returns to make merry with new music and surprises to get the party started ...

Nov. 21 - Nov. 23
Th-Sat
Austin
Madrigal Dinner by University of Texas (other)

Madrigal Dinner
by University of Texas (other)

A really fun 39-year UT tradition. . . If you guys have some time to spare on November 21, 22, or 23 you should consider buying tickets ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 14
Th-Sun
Austin
Different Stages

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
by Different Stages

Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant and ambitious young student, discovers the secret of creating life from the remains of the dead. But elation at his triumph ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 08
Th-Sun
Austin
As You Like It by Austin Shakespeare

As You Like It
by Austin Shakespeare

 

Austin Shakespeare brings one of Shakespeare’s most romantic of comedies with music from some of Austin’s talented songwriters in As You Like It, performed ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 21
Th-Sun
Austin
She Loves Me by Austin Playhouse

She Loves Me
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is celebrating the holiday season with the euphoric romantic musical comedy She Loves Me. She Loves Me is about a charming case of ...

Dec. 05 - Dec. 29
Th-Sun
Austin
5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche by City Theatre Company

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche
by City Theatre Company

 

It’s 1956 and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual, and much anticipated, holiday quiche breakfast ...

Dec. 05 - Dec. 22
Th-Sun
Austin
Next to Normal by Ground Floor Theatre

Next to Normal
by Ground Floor Theatre

Next to Normal explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Dad's an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 21
Th-Sat
Austin
The Butcher of Baraboo by Street Corner Arts

The Butcher of Baraboo
by Street Corner Arts

In Baraboo, Wisconsin, the ground is white with snow and the air is black with laughs. Valerie is the town butcher with an axe to ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 22
F-Sun
Austin
A Christmas Memory by Alchemy Theatre Company

A Christmas Memory
by Alchemy Theatre Company

More forthcoming from Alchemy Theatre Company. (October 15, 2019)

 

[cover art from Penguin Random House]

Dec. 06 - Dec. 15
 
Austin
10-Minutes Plays for the Holidays by Trinity Street Players

10-Minutes Plays for the Holidays
by Trinity Street Players

DASHER DANCER PRANCER AND PLAYWRIGHT: 10-Minute Plays for the Holidays!

Short new plays by Heidi Kraay, Lavour Addison, Patrick Gabridge, Kyle Therral Wilson, Alex Rubin, and ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 07
F-Sat
Austin
Austin Puppet Incident by Glass Half Full Theatre

Austin Puppet Incident
by Glass Half Full Theatre

The Austin Puppet Incident gives audiences the opportunity to experience multiple styles of puppetry, and this event has truly grown the public’s perception of what ...

Dec. 07 - Dec. 21
Sat-Sun
Austin
A Christmas Carol - Reduced, Reused, and Recycled by Scottish Rite Theater

A Christmas Carol - Reduced, Reused, and Recycled
by Scottish Rite Theater

School’s out for the holidays, but Timmy Cratchit is stuck at Scrooge’s Plastic Emporium where his mom labors overtime on a last-minute deadline. Tim and ...

Dec. 13 - Dec. 15
F-Sat
Austin
The Preacher's Wife by Robert King, Jr.

The Preacher's Wife
by Robert King, Jr.

 King Productions is set to open their 2020 Season with a 90’s Holiday Classic, "The Preacher’s Wife," based on  Robert Nathan’s 1928 book The Bishop’s Wife, which ...

Dec. 13 - Dec. 14
F
Austin
Journey of the Wise Men by Monica Ballard

Journey of the Wise Men
by Monica Ballard

Living interactive Christmas tableau.

Dec. 14
 
Austin
Abuelita's Christmas Carol by Alex Garza

Abuelita's Christmas Carol
by Alex Garza

In 2006, Alex Garza assembled a group of actors to perform a play as a tribute to his grandmother. The show debuted at Austin’s Play ...

Dec. 14 - Dec. 15
F-Sat
Austin
Sembrando Herencia - Las Lavanderas by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

Sembrando Herencia - Las Lavanderas
by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

They were strong women, a key group in the economic development of their time -- and a force to be reckoned with! Join Puerto Rican Folkloric ...

Dec. 20 - Jan. 05
Th-Sun
Austin
A Tuna Christmas by City Theatre Company

A Tuna Christmas
by City Theatre Company

The guys – and gals - are back! A Tuna Christmas is the outrageous holiday comedy with such southern fun and charm you don’t want to miss ...

Dec. 27 - Dec. 07
F-Sat
Austin
The Reciprocity of Persephone by Bottle Alley Theatre Company

The Reciprocity of Persephone
by Bottle Alley Theatre Company

Based on the classic Greek myth of a similar title, The Reciprocity of Persephone aims to give the Queen of the Underworld a little more ...

Jan. 09 - Jan. 25, 2020
 
Austin
Click by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Click
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

This fast, bright, darkly humorous play follows a group of college students involved in a frat rape that goes viral. As we spin forward in ...