Upcoming Performances in Austin

Aug. 28 - Sep. 29
W-Sun
Austin
Cyrano de Bergerac by The Archive Theater Company

Cyrano de Bergerac
by The Archive Theater Company

 

Paris in the 17th century is a city of self-indulgence, elegant banter, lust and love. In the midst of this splendor and seduction, Cyrano ...

Sep. 05 - Oct. 05
Th-Sat
Austin
Hot Dogs at the Eiffel Tower by Hyde Park Theatre

Hot Dogs at the Eiffel Tower
by Hyde Park Theatre

Fresh from its wild success at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Maggie Gallant's hilarious, endlessly surprising Hot Dogs at the Eiffel Tower comes to HPT ...

Sep. 06 - Sep. 29
Th-Sun
Austin
Holmes and Watson by Austin Playhouse

Holmes and Watson
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is celebrating its 20th Anniversary Season by revisiting two of their favorite characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. Holmes and Watson is ...

Sep. 07 - Nov. 10
F-Sun
Austin
Jungalbook by Zach Theatre

Jungalbook
by Zach Theatre

Adventure awaits in a jungle where danger lurks in every tree and only the brave dare enter! This energetic and creative version of the classic ...

Sep. 12 - Oct. 05
Th-Sat
Austin
The Waverly Gallery by Alchemy Theatre Company

The Waverly Gallery
by Alchemy Theatre Company

A powerfully poignant and often hilarious play, The Waverly Gallery is about the final years of a generous, chatty and feisty woman’s battle against Alzheimer’s ...

Sep. 12 - Sep. 28
W-Sun
Austin
Plano by Paper Chairs

Plano
by Paper Chairs

paper chairs enthusiastically announces its next production, PLANO written by Will Arbery and directed by returning paper chairs co-founder Dustin Wills. This marks the ...

Sep. 13 - Sep. 29
Th-Sun
Austin
:Humpty by Vortex Repertory Theatre

:Humpty
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Ethos, in association with The VORTEX, is proud to present the return of :Humpty, a twisted nursery rhyme pantomime and winner of the 2012 B ...

Sep. 13 - Sep. 29
Th-Sun
Austin
Jump by Shrewd Productions

Jump
by Shrewd Productions

In the whimsically theatrical world of Jump, lights flicker, hearts heal, and a young woman finds solace on a bridge. At once heartbreaking, hilarious, and ...

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 ...

Sep. 19 - Sep. 29
Th-Sun
Austin
Jekyll & Hyde, the musical by McCallum Fine Arts Academy

Jekyll & Hyde, the musical
by McCallum Fine Arts Academy

After four thrilling, chilling years on Broadway and multiple world tours, this dark and dangerous love story from Tony® and Grammy® Award nominee Frank Wildhorn ...

Sep. 19 - Sep. 29
Th-Sat
Austin
Instructions for a Seance by Katie Bender

Instructions for a Seance
by Katie Bender

Part DIY seance, part historical drag, Instructions for a Seance is one woman’s attempt to contact Houdini from beyond the grave.Written and performed by ...

Sep. 19 - Oct. 06
Th-Sun
Austin
Admissions by Jarrott Productions

Admissions
by Jarrott Productions

 

ADMISSIONS is a play about which playwright Joshua Harmon says: “Although the play is called Admissions and is about an admissions officer, it's ...

Sep. 20 - Sep. 29
F-Sun
Austin
Over The Lege by Over the Lege

Over The Lege
by Over the Lege

 

 Over the Lege, the number one — and some might say only — political satire show focused solely on the Texas Legislature returns to ...

Sep. 20 - Oct. 06
F-Sun
Austin
Saints, Sinners and Thieves by Paradox Players

Saints, Sinners and Thieves
by Paradox Players

Saints, Sinners and Thieves is an evening of three one-act plays, Soldier of the Cross and A Fool and His Money written by Sally Seitz ...

Sep. 23 - Sep. 28
M, F-Sat
Austin
Who Framed Roger Replicant? by La Fenice

Who Framed Roger Replicant?
by La Fenice

A body. An android. A judge. A race for redemption.A reprise starring Nate Dunaway, Aaron Johnson, Genevieve Kinney, Kate Meehan and Adam Rodriguez, with ...

Sep. 25 - Nov. 03
W-Sun
Austin
Dracula (adapted by Dietz) by Zach Theatre

Dracula (adapted by Dietz)
by Zach Theatre

ZACH Theatre announces the cast for Steven Dietz’s new work Dracula, the 2019–20 season opener for ZACH’s Mainstage Series. Commissioned for A Contemporary Theatre (ACT), Steven Dietz’ Dracula  ...

Sep. 26 - Oct. 06
Th-Sun
Austin
A Flea in Her Ear (Ives) by Mary Moody Northen Theatre

A Flea in Her Ear (Ives)
by Mary Moody Northen Theatre

 Join Mary Moody Northen Theatre, the award-winning producing arm of the St. Edward’s University Department of Performing Arts, as we kick off our 47th ...

Sep. 26 - Oct. 06
Th-Sun
Austin
Playhouse Creatures by Austin Community College

Playhouse Creatures
by Austin Community College

Directed by Marcus Speed

Sep. 27 - Oct. 20
F-Sun
Austin
The Duchess of Malfi by Hidden Room Theatre

The Duchess of Malfi
by Hidden Room Theatre

Before the Gothic Horror of Stoker and Shelley, before the most curious corners of the minds of the Brothers Grimm, there was John Webster’s 1614 ...

Sep. 29
Sun
Austin
Regulated More Than A Gun by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Regulated More Than A Gun
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Regulated is a play by Cressandra Thibodeaux, directed by Bonnie Cullum. The play involves the plight of women in Texas in the year 2025 when ...

Oct. 02 - Oct. 13
T-Sun
Austin
12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs) by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs)
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Shakespeare's Ophelia rises up out of the water, dreaming of Pop-Tarts and other sweet things. She finds herself in a neo-Elizabethan Appalachian setting where ...

Oct. 03 - Oct. 19
W-Sun
Austin
Hang by Horizon Line Theatre

Hang
by Horizon Line Theatre

 

A crime has been committed.

The victim has a choice to make.

The criminal is waiting.

A shattering new play about one woman’s unspeakable ...

Oct. 03 - Oct. 12
Th-Sat
Austin
Girl of Glass by Theatre Synesthesia

Girl of Glass
by Theatre Synesthesia

What are our memories worth and at what cost do we keep them?

Join us as we breathe in Jennifer Kokai’s “Girl of Glass ...

Oct. 04 - Oct. 20
 
Austin
Stardom, the musical by Stardom Ensemble Creations

Stardom, the musical
by Stardom Ensemble Creations

 

Stardom the musical is a new myth for the human family…an adventurous journey through the evolution of life...the love story of Everywoman and Everyman (Ava and Tar ...

Oct. 04 - Oct. 16
T-Sun
Austin
Yana Wana's Legend of the Blue Bonnet by Teatro Vivo

Yana Wana's Legend of the Blue Bonnet
by Teatro Vivo

 

 

 

The stories about the Texas bluebonnet are as old as the hills, and most of them include a Native American girl who ...

Oct. 04 - Oct. 26
Th-Sat
Austin
Macbeth by The Baron's Men

Macbeth
by The Baron's Men

 

"When shall we three meet again?

In thunder, lightning, or in rain?

When the hurly-burly's done.

When the battle's lost and won ...

Oct. 04 - Oct. 05
F-Sat
Austin
The Method Gun by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Method Gun
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

 

Returning to the Texas Theatre and Dance stage, The Method Gun explores the life and techniques of Stella Burden, actor-training guru of the ...

Oct. 10 - Oct. 20
Th-Sun
Austin
Dionysus in America by Thinkery& Verse

Dionysus in America
by Thinkery& Verse

In an American dystopia, women suffer endless harassment, and right-wing politics wrench away women's control over their own bodies; in response, American women heed ...

Oct. 17 - Nov. 01
Th-Sun
Austin
Ghost Quartet by Penfold Theatre Company

Ghost Quartet
by Penfold Theatre Company

 

In this spell-casting musical, four friends wind away the evening with whiskey and the haunting stories of two fairy tale sisters, a tree house ...

Oct. 17 - Nov. 02
Th-Sat
Austin
Love's Labor's Lost by Rosedale Shakespeare

Love's Labor's Lost
by Rosedale Shakespeare

This fall, Rosedale Shakespeare will be producing Love's Labour's Lost! This quirky, language-obsessed comedy portrays what happens when a resolution that seemed like ...

Oct. 17 - Oct. 26
Th-Sat
Austin
Ghost Light  by Ghost Light Collective

Ghost Light
by Ghost Light Collective

Ghost Light​ will be a completely devised horror show about the ghosts, spirits and ancestors that linger in our lives. The show’s main theme will ...

Oct. 20 - Oct. 21
Th, Sun-M
Austin
The Silent City by JW Hill Productions, LLC

The Silent City
by JW Hill Productions, LLC

 

 

Does keeping secrets help or hinder a family? A community? 

And just what constitutes 'family business'?

 

You'll find out at ...

Oct. 25 - Nov. 03
W, F-Sun
Austin
Pandora by TILT Performance Group

Pandora
by TILT Performance Group

A family-friendly musical, Pandora follows the ancient legend of a girl and her box, re-imagined in a modern-day coffee shop in Austin, Texas. Writer Allen ...

Oct. 31 - Nov. 09
Th-Sat
Austin
Heartland Theatre Collective

The Vineyard
by Heartland Theatre Collective

The Vineyard is a daring, sensuous new play about a group of vagabonds living at a winery in Central Texas. Using fringe technology and science ...

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. 09
Th-Sat
Austin
Truth & Trauma: A Love Story by Reppy

Truth & Trauma: A Love Story
by Reppy

After finally ending a toxic 33 year marriage, surviving severe depression, a battle with breast cancer, and facing her mortality, veteran Austin comedian and performance ...

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. 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. 14 - Nov. 24
Th-Sun
Austin
A Latino Veteran Story by Teatro Vivo

A Latino Veteran Story
by Teatro Vivo

In collaboration with Teatro Vivo, Thinkery & Verse is co-producing a Latino veteran story (Title TBD), a new play inspired by the experiences of real ...

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. 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 ...

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 ...