Upcoming Performances in Austin

Jan. 10 - Feb. 02
Th-Sun
Austin
Tiny Beautiful Things by Austin Playhouse

Tiny Beautiful Things
by Austin Playhouse

 

Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed (Wild) and adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Tiny ...

Jan. 16 - Feb. 02
Th-Sun
Austin
Art by City Theatre Company

Art
by City Theatre Company

Yasmina Reza’s Tony and Olivier Award winning play 

 

 

“You’re supposed to be my friend, what sort of a friend are you, Serge, if ...

Jan. 17 - Feb. 02
F-Sun
Austin
Trade with Klan by Southwest Theatre Productions

Trade with Klan
by Southwest Theatre Productions

 

Forrest, Indiana is a small town surrounded by corn fields. Ethnically white, predominantly Evangelical, and fertile ground for the Ku Klux Klan during the ...

Jan. 17 - Feb. 02
Th-Sun
Austin
The Niceties by Jarrott Productions

The Niceties
by Jarrott Productions

THE NICETIES is an explosive discussion of race, history, privilege, and social justice.  Directed by Jeremy Rashad Brown, THE NICETIES stars Austin newcomer Jacqui Calloway and ...

Jan. 18 - Apr. 26
Sat-Sun
Austin
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Zach Theatre

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
by Zach Theatre

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and his menagerie of animal friends have arrived at ZACH! Little ones will go wide-eyed with excitement as they recite along ...

Jan. 22 - Jan. 30
 
Austin
Laughing Matter by FronteraFest

Laughing Matter
by FronteraFest

 

Backstage during a standup show, two exes meet for the first time since their breakup. One is a local emcee, while the other returns ...

Jan. 25 - Feb. 01
Sat-Sun
Austin
Through the Slumber Glass by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Through the Slumber Glass
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

A new play with music about dreams and dreamers by Last Visible Dog

 

Did you ever wonder why your bedtime is so early? Did ...

Jan. 29
 
Austin
Bad Neighbors by FronteraFest

Bad Neighbors
by FronteraFest

Bad Neighbors, by Ava Love Hanna (ScriptWorks Commission). The five members of the HOA board in Westdale are here to help protect your property ...

Jan. 29 - May. 08
W-Sun
Austin
A Night with Janis Joplin by Zach Theatre

A Night with Janis Joplin
by Zach Theatre

The legendary queen of rock-n-roll, Janis Joplin, explodes onto the stage in a concert experience that celebrates the Texas musical marvel, and shines a spotlight ...

Jan. 29 - Feb. 02
W, Sat-Sun
Austin
Stand-Up Jesus by FronteraFest

Stand-Up Jesus
by FronteraFest

Making his first appearance in over 2000 years, Jesus of Nazareth returns with razor-sharp satire for sinners. Let he who is without sin, cast the ...

Jan. 29 - Feb. 02
W, F-Sun
Austin
Possibilities - Storytelling with Poetry, Improv, and Song by FronteraFest

Possibilities - Storytelling with Poetry, Improv, and Song
by FronteraFest

Possibilities - Storytelling with Poetry, Improv, and Song, by Jennifer Bloom & In Our Prime Jennifer Bloom shares poetry, songs, and stories to weave a tapestry of ...

Jan. 30 - Feb. 02
Th-Sun
Austin
Solo Symphony 2020 by Forklift Dance Works

Solo Symphony 2020
by Forklift Dance Works

A DANCE BY AUSTIN SYMPHONY CONDUCTOR PETER BAY

For the first time since its 2012 debut, Conductor Peter Bay and Choreographer Allison Orr are teaming ...

Jan. 30 - Feb. 09
Th-Sun
Austin
Grand Hotel by McCallum Fine Arts Academy

Grand Hotel
by McCallum Fine Arts Academy

 

It is 1928 and Berlin is at the center of a razzle-dazzle world between two wars. At the bustling Grand Hotel a series of ...

Jan. 30 - Feb. 02
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Straitjacket: Variations on a Theme of Horror by FronteraFest

Straitjacket: Variations on a Theme of Horror
by FronteraFest

Tortured by a sadistic warden, prisoner Darrell Standing is locked away in solitary confinement, sealed in a straitjacket for days at a time. In order ...

Jan. 30 - Feb. 01
Th-Sat
Austin
Transhumance by FronteraFest

Transhumance
by FronteraFest

Clown Show Explores Gender Binary

Come dive into the absurdity of gender with Transhumance at FronteraFest

Join NYC-based circus artist Ania Upstill for their new ...

Jan. 31 - Feb. 09
Th-Sun
Austin
The Turn of the Screw by Filigree Theatre

The Turn of the Screw
by Filigree Theatre

Based on the provocative tale of suspense, horror and repressed sexuality, this adaptation give the famous story yet another turn of its own.  A ...

Jan. 31 - Feb. 02
 
Austin
Solo Symphony by Forklift Dance Works

Solo Symphony
by Forklift Dance Works

 

SOLO SYMPHONY, A DANCE FOR AUSTIN SYMPHONY CONDUCTOR PETER BAYJanuary 30, 31, & February 1 at 8 pmFebruary 2 at 3 pmRollins Studio Theater ...

Feb. 02
 
Austin
Sunflower by Cedar Park Theatre Company

Sunflower
by Cedar Park Theatre Company

SUNFLOWER is a full-length musical that follows Amalie, a shy and sensitive 6th grader who doesn't fit in with her peers. Amalie finds escape from ...

Feb. 05 - Mar. 29
 
Austin
Every Brilliant Thing by Zach Theatre

Every Brilliant Thing
by Zach Theatre

Ice Cream. Water Fights. Things with Stripes. A boy sets out to count his blessings one-by-one and list every single special, ordinary thing about living ...

Feb. 06 - Feb. 16
Th-Sun
Austin
(Un)Documents by Teatro Vivo

(Un)Documents
by Teatro Vivo

Teatro Vivo is proud to present the award-winning production of (Un)Documents by Jesus I. Valles at the Mexican American Cultural Center this February! Comprised ...

Feb. 06 - Feb. 15
Th-Sat
Austin
Bonnie and Clyde: A Musical Comedy by Texas Comedies

Bonnie and Clyde: A Musical Comedy
by Texas Comedies

In this all-new musical comedy based on actual events, a Dallas man obsessed with Bonnie Parker joins the sheriff's department to chase the Barrow ...

Feb. 06 - Feb. 16
 
Austin
Too Heavy for Your Pocket

Too Heavy for Your Pocket

A captivating tale about the intersection of family, responsibility, and progress at the height of the Civil Rights Movement.Bowzie Brandon, his wife Evelyn, and ...

Feb. 07 - Mar. 01
Th-Sun
Austin
Arden of Faversham by Hidden Room Theatre

Arden of Faversham
by Hidden Room Theatre

The lamentable and true tale of Master Arden, his wicked wife, her insatiable lover, and the bumbling ruffians the illicit pair hire to kill him ...

Feb. 07 - Mar. 01
Th-Sun
Austin
The Man of Destiny by The Archive Theater Company

The Man of Destiny
by The Archive Theater Company

Who was Napoleon before he became an Emperor? Find out in this hilarious, intimate comedy by George Bernard Shaw. Join us in an intimate 19th ...

Feb. 08 - Feb. 29
Th-Sun
Austin
Gliders by Different Stages

Gliders
by Different Stages

In the summer of 1969, three generations of seemingly ordinary women begin to uncover secrets about themselves even as the extraordinary events of the Apollo ...

Feb. 08 - Feb. 09
Sat
Austin
Living the Legacy - A Tribute to Dr. Billy Harden by Spectrum Theatre Company

Living the Legacy - A Tribute to Dr. Billy Harden
by Spectrum Theatre Company

Spectrum Theatre Company proudly presents a special Black History Month program

Scenes, monologues, and music

featuring Judy Arnold and the Spectrum Singers, Mattie Robinson, Music ...

Feb. 08
Sat
Austin
P.S. - I Love You by The Mahogany Project

P.S. - I Love You
by The Mahogany Project

How do you learn to love in a world that teaches you to hate part of your identity? For fat black queer folks the idea ...

Feb. 08 - Mar. 01
Sat-Sun
Austin
SaulPaul's Alien Adventure by Scottish Rite Theater

SaulPaul's Alien Adventure
by Scottish Rite Theater

 

An alien comes to earth and makes an unexpected friend. What happens next? Come see this inspiring production featuring sights, sounds and dance moves ...

Feb. 11
T
Austin
Open Call - Showtune Open Mic Night by Susan Johnston Taylor

Open Call - Showtune Open Mic Night
by Susan Johnston Taylor

As performance spaces close, Austin's musical theatre community has fewer chances to perform or get together. I'm hoping to make this a friendly ...

Feb. 12 - Feb. 14
W-F
Austin
Ain't Love A Drag by En Route Productions

Ain't Love A Drag
by En Route Productions

En Route and Austin Motel present “Ain’t Love A Drag,” a feisty, seventies, drag, and improv show performed around, over, and in the heated ...

Feb. 13
Th
Austin
Vortex Repertory Theatre

The Hands That Feed You
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Come join the TGQ Social community for opening night of the VORTEX's presentation of"The Hands That Feed You", created by San Francisco Bay ...

Feb. 13 - Mar. 01
Th-Sat
Austin
Anna Catherine Iff by City Theatre Company

Anna Catherine Iff
by City Theatre Company

 

 

A young man adrift.  A young woman shrouded in loss.  

An abandoned house on a forgotten hillside. 

And the ghost residing ...

Feb. 13 - Feb. 29
Th-Sun
Austin
Single Black Female by Ground Floor Theatre

Single Black Female
by Ground Floor Theatre

Single Black Female is a two-woman show with rapid-fire comic vignettes that explore the lives of thirty-something African American middle-class women in urban America as ...

Feb. 13 - Feb. 23
Th-Sun
Austin
Mary Moody Northen Theatre

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mary Moody Northen Theatre

Although he is exceptional at math and has an extraordinary brain, 15-year-old Christopher has never ventured beyond the end of his road.  When he ...

Feb. 13 - Feb. 23
Th-Sun
Austin
Game Night with TILT by TILT Performance Group

Game Night with TILT
by TILT Performance Group

It’s all fun and games as TILT takes over East Austin this February! 

Join us as we kick off TILT's sixth season with ...

Feb. 13 - Feb. 16
 
Austin
The Vagina Monologues by V-Day Austin

The Vagina Monologues
by V-Day Austin

V-DAY Austin 2020 is part of Eve Ensler's international V-Day movement to prevent violence against women and other marginalized communities with the 2020 Austin ...

Feb. 14 - Feb. 15
F-Sat
Austin
Dido and Aeneas, opera by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

Dido and Aeneas, opera
by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

Love, Sorcery, and tragic opera, what better way to spend Valentine’s Day Weekend! LOLA Local Opera Local Artists and Panoramic Voices (both critically acclaimed Austin ...

Feb. 14 - Feb. 29
F-Sun
Austin
The Mountaintop by Paradox Players

The Mountaintop
by Paradox Players

 

This gripping symbolic drama is placed in Memphis the night before Reverend King is shot in 1968. Katori Hall’s was the first black woman ...

Feb. 21
F
Austin
Four Women by KZFrazier Drama Company

Four Women
by KZFrazier Drama Company

THEY ARE BACK - THE SASSY SINGING SIMONE SISTERS! 

Four sister come together to sell their childhood home, the learn that they all have different ...

Feb. 21 - Mar. 08
W-Sun
Austin
Hedda by Austin Shakespeare

Hedda
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare presents Ibsen’s acclaimed masterwork, Hedda, in a new adaptation by Artistic Director Ann Ciccolella. Set in 1950, this new production is inspired by ...

Feb. 21
F
Austin
Decapitations by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Decapitations
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

 

In the Santos home, an alligator stalks, a mother talks to her car, a prodigal daughter binges on cereal, a devoted son raises lizards ...

Feb. 21 - Mar. 07
M, Th-Sat
Austin
Alabaster by Shrewd Productions

Alabaster
by Shrewd Productions

A noted photographer sets out to explore the topography of “scars.” Her journey lands her in the mysterious realm of an undiscovered folk artist ...

Feb. 26 - Mar. 08
 
Austin
Marcus by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Marcus
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Marcus is sixteen and "sweet." Days before Hurricane Katrina strikes the housing projects of Louisiana, the currents of his life converge, overflowing into his close-knit ...

Feb. 28 - Mar. 14
Th-Sun
Austin
New Manifest Theatre Company

Good Friday
by New Manifest Theatre Company

The ricochet of bullets breaks the hush of academia’s ivory halls and four students and a teacher are trapped in a classroom. Attempts to remain ...

Feb. 28 - Mar. 08
Th-Sun
Austin
Travisville by King Productions

Travisville
by King Productions

 In 1960s Texas, one city has so far avoided the tumult of the Civil Rights movement. Through the efforts of an alliance of black church ...

Feb. 29 - Mar. 01
Sat-Sun
Austin
A Hard Day's Night in the Shushan - A Beatles Purim Operetta by Congregation Agudas Achim

A Hard Day's Night in the Shushan - A Beatles Purim Operetta
by Congregation Agudas Achim

Across the Jewniverse.

Fifty-four hilarious Beatles parodies, that together tell the story of Queen Esther.

Performed by an amazingly musically-talented cast, accompanied by Austin icon ...

Mar. 05
Th
Austin
Presentation on Tennessee Williams' THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Harry Ransom Center

Presentation on Tennessee Williams' THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Harry Ransom Center

The Ransom Center celebrates the 75th anniversary of Tennessee Williams’ "The Glass Menagerie" with an intimate look at Williams’ writing process and how his childhood ...

Mar. 13 - Mar. 28
Th-Sat
Austin
The Playboy of the Western World by The Stage at Water Street

The Playboy of the Western World
by The Stage at Water Street

The Playboy of the Western World is set in Michael James Flaherty’s public house in County Mayo on the west coast of Ireland during the ...

Mar. 26 - Apr. 19
 
Austin
Mother of the Maid by Jarrott Productions

Mother of the Maid
by Jarrott Productions

MOTHER OF THE MAID is the epic tale of Joan of Arc told through an unexpected and remarkable perspective, that of her mother. 

  ...

Mar. 27 - Apr. 18
 
Austin
Shining City by Different Stages

Shining City
by Different Stages

Ian has left the priesthood to become a therapist. John is one of his first clients. John's wife has been killed in a car ...