Upcoming Performances in Austin

Sep. 09 - Feb. 24, 2017
Sat-Sun
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 ...

Jan. 05 - Jan. 27
F-Sat
Austin
Speak No More by Golden Improv

Speak No More
by Golden Improv

The cast of Golden - Silent Improvised Stories have created stunning silent narratives in the style of classic silent comedies on stages in Austin and abroad ...

Jan. 06 - Mar. 03
Sat
Austin
Orphans! by Hideout Theatre

Orphans!
by Hideout Theatre

Is “Annie” your jam? Is “Newsies” the soundtrack for your life? Does “Oliver!” speak your truth? 

Then you’re ...

Jan. 12 - Feb. 04
Th-Sun
Austin
Uncle Vanya by City Theatre Company

Uncle Vanya
by City Theatre Company

When a retired professor is forced to retire to an estate in the vast country emptiness, his arrival, along with his beautiful young wife, devastates the routine ...

Jan. 12 - Feb. 02
Th-Sun
Austin
When We Are Married by Different Stages

When We Are Married
by Different Stages

The Helliwells, the Parkers and the Soppitts are highly respected pillars of their community … but not for much longer. Married on the same day ...

Jan. 18 - Jan. 28
F-Sun
Austin
The Giver by TILT Performance Group

The Giver
by TILT Performance Group

 

When eleven year-old Jonas is selected as his society’s next Receiver of Memory, it becomes his duty to relive distant moments from his community’s ...

Jan. 19 - Feb. 25
 
Austin
Las Aventuras de Enoughie/The Adventures of Enoughie by Glass Half Full Theatre

Las Aventuras de Enoughie/The Adventures of Enoughie
by Glass Half Full Theatre

Enoughie is different from the other kids at school.  He looks different than the other kids, with his furry, blue face and puffy antennae, so ...

Jan. 19 - Feb. 04
F-Sun
Austin
If I Forget by Southwest Theatre Productions

If I Forget
by Southwest Theatre Productions

Steven Levenson’s (Dear Evan Hansen) sharp and thoroughly touching new drama IF I FORGET tells a powerful tale of a family and a culture at ...

Jan. 19 - Feb. 24
F-Sat
Austin
Romeo and Juliet, adapted by Magnificent Bastard Productions

Romeo and Juliet, adapted
by Magnificent Bastard Productions

 Those Magnificent Bastards that you’ve come to love and loathe are at it again. This time they’ll kick your good time in the balls with ...

Jan. 23 - Jan. 27
T-Sat
Austin
Strip by FronteraFest

Strip
by FronteraFest

The Living Room Storytime for Grownups, in association with Dillo Arts and Associates, present . . . STRIP THE MUSICALStrip takes the true stories of ...

Jan. 24
W
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

Louiseland, written and performed by Louise Richardson. Poems and songs of joy, identity, longing, existence, and survival by Louise Richardson.This Asian American Life ...

Jan. 25
Th
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

Burr, story by Laura Maxwell-Scott, lyrics and music by Eric Scott. A hip-hop musical about yet another white man wrestling with his relationship to his ...

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

893/Ya-Ku-Za
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

 

 

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

Jan. 26 - Feb. 03
F-Sat
Austin
Heidi by FronteraFest

Heidi
by FronteraFest

Based on Johanna Spyri's novel set in 19th-century Switzerland, Heidi is a new musical by Anne Adams Notario featuring an orphan girl who is taken ...

Jan. 26
F
Austin
A Very Rude Salon by Rude Mechs

A Very Rude Salon
by Rude Mechs

Join Rude Mechs for a frank discussion about the experimental and creative process, failure and epiphany, truth and discovery, and whatever else we come up ...

Jan. 26
F
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

Mister Starbuck, by Raymond V. Whelan. Mrs. Flanagan jumps out of her bedroom window the day Astronaut John Glenn orbits the Earth. Her daughter Michelle ...

Jan. 27 - Feb. 04
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Ariadne auf Naxos by Austin Opera

Ariadne auf Naxos
by Austin Opera

Richard Strauss’ tour de force Ariadne auf Naxos tells the story of a wealthy man who has assembled two groups of performers in his home ...

Jan. 27
Sat
Austin
Best of Week by FronteraFest

Best of Week
by FronteraFest

BEST OF WEEK #2. Four of the shows that play in tonight's "Best of Week" performance will be selected by our panel from the ...

Jan. 28
Sun
Austin
Dairy Queen by Mouth Radio

Dairy Queen
by Mouth Radio

Karen and Lee are employees at Dairy Queen, where they're stuck working on the 4th of July. As fireworks explode in the street and ...

Jan. 30
T
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

First Day, written and directed by Rhonda Roe. Based on a short story I wrote about my first day of kindergarten.My Bags Are ...

Jan. 31 - Mar. 04
W-Sun
Austin
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Zach Theatre

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Zach Theatre

ZACH Theatre is proud to announce the cast for the Austin premiere of the Tony Award ® Winning play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the ...

Jan. 31
W
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

The Puzzler, by Will Holcomb. A two-person play where Blanch, a woman with affluenza (inflated self-worth), is doing community service in a nursing home due ...

Feb. 01 - Feb. 04
Th-Sun
Austin
Oh, Snap, My Alien Children Are Trying to Kill Me by ZM3 Live Productions

Oh, Snap, My Alien Children Are Trying to Kill Me
by ZM3 Live Productions

Master storyteller Zell Miller, III returns to the Austin stages with these comical and toucing tales of raising his (now) 18-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter ...

Feb. 01
Th
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

There's Light Through a Keyhole, by Recovering Addict. East Austin resident Cameron reveals how he conquered drug addictions. Based on a true story.Into ...

Feb. 01 - Feb. 11
Th-Sun
Austin
West Side Story by McCallum Fine Arts Academy

West Side Story
by McCallum Fine Arts Academy

West Side Story is an American musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, libretto/lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and conception and ...

Feb. 02
F
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

Amazon, by Cortney DeAngelo. An original piece about an Amazon performer in a world that worships the feminine petite. Written and performed by Cortney DeAngelo ...

Feb. 03
Sat
Austin
Love Jones by The Mahogany Project

Love Jones
by The Mahogany Project

The Mahogany Project proudly announces a one night engagement of Love Jones, a collision of music, prose, and performance detailing the experiences of black men ...

Feb. 03
Sat
Austin
House Play by Salvage Vanguard Theater

House Play
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

WORKS PROGRESS AUSTIN SERIES

 

Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) is proud to announce the winter Works Progress Austin (WPA) workshop, House Play by Diana ...

Feb. 03
Sat
Austin
Best of Week by FronteraFest

Best of Week
by FronteraFest

BEST OF WEEK #3. Four of the shows that play in tonight's "Best of Week" performance will be selected by our panel from the ...

Feb. 03 - Feb. 25
Sat-Sun
Austin
The Wazir of Oz by Scottish Rite Theater

The Wazir of Oz
by Scottish Rite Theater

The Wazir of Oz is a delightful Bollywood-style play adaptation of The Wizard of Oz. When Drithi wanders from her aunt’s farm in India ...

Feb. 06
T
Austin
"Some Humans Were Harmed in the Making of this Show" by En Route Productions

"Some Humans Were Harmed in the Making of this Show"
by En Route Productions

Helen, a recovering alcoholic and Tony Robbins enthusiast, stages the dramatic journey of how she unleashed her inner elephant. Performed by a ragtag bunch of ...

Feb. 06
T
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

Awww, The Magic of a Full Moon! by Marilyn Smith. A man and woman bump into each other. Is this by accident, or is ...

Feb. 07
W
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

Dog Joggers, with Mary Kahle, Laura King, Mary Henderson, Timo Xzavier & Mike Topel. Long-form improv creating a scenic journey of absurdity, sweetness, and torment ...

Feb. 07 - Feb. 25
Th-Sun
Austin
The Seagull by Austin Shakespeare

The Seagull
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare brings Chekhov’s revolutionary play The Seagull to the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center from February 7 – 25, 2018. This is ...

Feb. 08
Th
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

One Woman, 57 Boyfriends, by Krissy Olson. A solo monologue with vocal performance, written and performed by opera singer/actress Krissy Olson.You Ain't ...

Feb. 08 - Mar. 04
Th-Sun
Austin
The Father by Jarrott Productions

The Father
by Jarrott Productions

Now 80 years old, Andre was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter Anne and her husband Antoine. Or was he an engineer ...

Feb. 09
F
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018 by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe 2018
by FronteraFest

Jomo & The Possum Posse: New Directions, by Jomo & The Possum Posse. This sardonic honky-tonk band will show you something they've never shown ...

Feb. 10
Sat
Austin
Esther, a new musical by SoundBeacon Entertainment

Esther, a new musical
by SoundBeacon Entertainment

Music and Lyrics by Glenna Bowman and Thomas Azar

Book by Glenna Bowman & Matthew Shead

A stage reading to be presented February 10, 2018 ...

Feb. 10
Sat
Austin
Best of Week by FronteraFest

Best of Week
by FronteraFest

BEST OF WEEK #4. Four of the shows that play in tonight's "Best of Week" performance will be selected by our panel from the ...

Feb. 11 - Feb. 12
Sun-M
Austin
The Fate Changers by Transit Theatre Troupe

The Fate Changers
by Transit Theatre Troupe

Staged reading of the first three episodes of an original sci-fi series.

Feb. 13
T
Austin
Best of Fest - BIll A by FronteraFest

Best of Fest - BIll A
by FronteraFest

BEST OF FEST Bill A. Tonight we will present five shows selected from among the 2018 Saturday "Best of Week" performances: four chosen by our ...

Feb. 14
W
Austin
Best of Fest - Bill B by FronteraFest

Best of Fest - Bill B
by FronteraFest

BEST OF FEST Bill B. Tonight we will present five shows selected from among the 2018 Saturday "Best of Week" performances: four chosen by our ...

Feb. 14
W
Austin
Coming Up Short by April Philips

Coming Up Short
by April Philips

A musical dramedy about FINDING LOVE in new places.

Feb. 15
Th
Austin
Best of Fest - Wild Card by FronteraFest

Best of Fest - Wild Card
by FronteraFest

BEST OF FEST WILD CARD PERFORMANCE. Tonight we present staff picks from among the 2018 Short Fringe performances that were overlooked by the Best of ...

Feb. 15 - Feb. 25
Th-Sun
Austin
A Delicate Ship by Filigree Theatre

A Delicate Ship
by Filigree Theatre

A haunting love triangle triggers an unexpected chain of events in this poetic play. In the early stages of a new relationship, Sarah and Sam ...

Feb. 16 - Mar. 11
Th-Sun
Austin
Noises Off by City Theatre Company

Noises Off
by City Theatre Company

If comedies are your favorite choice of theatre entertainment, then look no further! City Theatre Austin is excited to continue its 2018 season with Michael ...

Feb. 16
F
Austin
Best of Fest - BIll A by FronteraFest

Best of Fest - BIll A
by FronteraFest

BEST OF FEST Bill A. Tonight we will present five shows selected from among the 2018 Saturday "Best of Week" performances: four chosen by our ...

Feb. 16
 
Austin

The Diviners
by Austin Actors Studio

The Diviners is a play by Jim Leonard, Jr. It takes place in the fictional town of Zion, Indiana during the 1930s/Great Depression era. The ...

Feb. 17
Sat
Austin
Best of Fest - Bill B by FronteraFest

Best of Fest - Bill B
by FronteraFest

BEST OF FEST Bill B. Tonight we will present five shows selected from among the 2018 Saturday "Best of Week" performances: four chosen by our ...

Feb. 18
Sun
Austin
I'm Very Into You by Vortex Repertory Theatre

I'm Very Into You
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

 

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 ...

Feb. 21 - Mar. 04
T-Sun
Austin
Enron by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Enron
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A true story of false profits, ENRONfollows the astounding rise and fall of the Houston-based energy company. Presented as an epic myth, featuring a cast ...

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

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

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 ...

Feb. 22 - Mar. 03
Th-Sat
Austin
Red Scare: A Musical Comedy by Texas Comedies

Red Scare: A Musical Comedy
by Texas Comedies

Texans fight back when a Communist threat comes from out-of-state. Set in 1950s Houston, this farce tells the mostly-true story of a mid-century-modern tar and ...

Feb. 22 - Mar. 04
F-Sun
Austin
Gloria by Austin Community College

Gloria
by Austin Community College

Gloria is a dramatic comedy written by playwright Branden Jacob-Jenkins focusing on the lives of working Americans and dynamics in the workplace.

Feb. 23 - Mar. 10
 
Austin
Agent Andromeda: The Orion Crusade by Galaxy Corps Productions and Blood and Glitter Productions

Agent Andromeda: The Orion Crusade
by Galaxy Corps Productions and Blood and Glitter Productions

Agent Andromeda returns to Austin February through March at the Ground Floor Theater in Austin, Texas. Are you prepared for a sexy sci-fi aerial and ...

Feb. 27 - May. 27
T-Sun
Austin
Goodnight, Moon, the musical by Zach Theatre

Goodnight, Moon, the musical
by Zach Theatre

Step into the Great Green Room as one of the most iconic children’s books of all time is brought to life. In this lively musical ...

Mar. 01 - Mar. 17
Th-Sat
Austin
The Curate Shakespeare As You Like It by The Baron's Men

The Curate Shakespeare As You Like It
by The Baron's Men

This unusual piece is subtitled "The record of one company's attempt to perform the play by William Shakespeare." When the prolific Mr. Nigro was ...

Mar. 03 - Mar. 04
Sat-Sun
Austin
Trial by Jury by Gilbert & Sullivan Austin

Trial by Jury
by Gilbert & Sullivan Austin

 
Gilbert & Sullivan Austin presents as its 2018 Mid-Season Production "Trial by Jury,"with sparkling music by Arthur Sullivan and hilarious libretto by W ...

Mar. 09 - Mar. 18
 
Austin
Fixing Troilus and Cressida by Rude Mechs

Fixing Troilus and Cressida
by Rude Mechs

Here's what we can say so far: Troilus is seriously digging Cressida, Cressida is deep into Troilus, but nobody knows how to seal the ...

Mar. 09 - Mar. 18
 
Austin
La Clemenza di Tito by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

La Clemenza di Tito
by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

La clemenza di Tito (English: The Clemency of Titus), K. 621, is an opera seria in two acts composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to an Italian libretto by Caterino Mazzolà, after Metastasio ...

Mar. 10 - Mar. 11
Sat-Sun
Austin
Landscape Mechanical by Mouth Radio

Landscape Mechanical
by Mouth Radio

ABC Motors has it all! Red cars! Blue cars! Green cars. Everything seems normal in car land, except today the salesman is depressed and the ...

Mar. 15 - Mar. 31
Th-Sat
Austin
con flama

con flama

con flama is blues in its sensibility and base history. It is jazz in its composition, communal telling and non-linear exploration of time. Directed by ...

Mar. 16 - Apr. 08
Th-Sun
Austin
Bad Jews by City Theatre Company

Bad Jews
by City Theatre Company

At its heart, Bad Jews is about families, and all the problems that frequently come with them. The patriarch of a Jewish family passes away, and ...

Mar. 23 - Apr. 08
F-Sun
Austin

The Secretary
by Theatre en Bloc

THE SECRETARY, An Offbeat Comedy by KYLE JOHN SCHMIDT

When an elderly secretary at the local high school confronts a threat in her office with six ...

Mar. 23 - Apr. 22
Th-Sun
Austin
Shakespeare in Love by Austin Playhouse

Shakespeare in Love
by Austin Playhouse

Against a bustling background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming, and backstage antics, this brand new adaptation tells the story of young Shakespeare and the love ...

Mar. 23 - Apr. 14
F-Sun
Austin
Yankee Tavern by Different Stages

Yankee Tavern
by Different Stages

Just when you thought you'd heard every crazy 9/11 conspiracy theory, a guy walks into a bar and orders two beers, one for ...