Productions in October 2021

Sep. 02 - Oct. 10
F-Sun
Waco
Fool Proof . . . or Curses, Foiled Again by Brazos Theatre of Waco

Fool Proof . . . or Curses, Foiled Again
by Brazos Theatre of Waco

  The storyline — as if they matter much where melodramas are concerned — involves a ranch owner and his wife who are closing in …

Sep. 03 - Oct. 03
F-Sun
Georgetown
Lost in Yonkers by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Lost in Yonkers
by Georgetown Palace Theatre

By America’s great comic playwright, this memory play is set in Yonkers in 1942. Bella is thirty-five years old, mentally challenged, and living at home …

Sep. 10 - Oct. 17
F-Sun
San Antonio
Tick, tick . . . BOOM! by The Public Theater

Tick, tick . . . BOOM!
by The Public Theater

Tick, Tick...BOOM! Music, Book, and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson Musical The Russell Hill Rogers Theater Sept 10 - Oct 17, 2021 His girlfriend wants to …

Sep. 10 - Oct. 03
F-Sun
San Antonio
Overtime - Golden Age (Radio Scripts) by Overtime Theater

Overtime - Golden Age (Radio Scripts)
by Overtime Theater

Overtime Golden Age brings three classic radio tales to life on the stage: Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes and Frankenstein, Drama, comedy and suspense in one evening …

Sep. 17 - Oct. 30
 
San Antonio
Maddi's Fridge by Magik Theatre

Maddi's Fridge
by Magik Theatre

Maddi and Sofia are best friends. One day, Sofia discovers that Maddi has no food in her fridge at home. Sofia wants to help her …

Sep. 18 - Oct. 18
All week
Everywhere
Fresh Takes on Gilbert & Sullivan, Episode 3 by Gilbert & Sullivan Austin

Fresh Takes on Gilbert & Sullivan, Episode 3
by Gilbert & Sullivan Austin

Austin artists reimagine G&S works for the 21st century -- improv troupe Austin Berserk Theatre and contemporary music group Density512 do "The Computer Pirates of …

Sep. 23 - Oct. 10
Th-Sun
Brenham
Barefoot in the Park by Unity Theatre

Barefoot in the Park
by Unity Theatre

Newlyweds Corie and Paul Bratter are over the moon to begin their life together in their new apartment in Manhattan. It may be small and …

Sep. 24 - Oct. 09
Th-Sun
Lockhart
Murder on the Orient Express by Gaslight Baker Theatre

Murder on the Orient Express
by Gaslight Baker Theatre

Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but …

Sep. 24 - Oct. 17
F-Sun
Horseshoe Bay
Nunsense A-men! by Hill Country  Community Theatre (HCCT)

Nunsense A-men!
by Hill Country Community Theatre (HCCT)

  “Nunsense A-Men,” brings all the hilarity and warmth from Dan Goggin’s original script and score of “Nunsense,” with the amusing twist – the sisters being …

Sep. 24 - Oct. 03
F-Sun
Bryan
The Wedding Singer by The Theatre Company

The Wedding Singer
by The Theatre Company

The year is 1985. The place is New Jersey. A professional wedding singer is left at the altar and finally changes his tune. Based on …

Sep. 28 - Oct. 03
T-Sun
San Marcos
El Nogalar by Texas State University

El Nogalar
by Texas State University

Set amid the explosive drug wars in present-day Northern Mexico, El Nogalar is the story of the Galvin family's struggle to hold on to their …

Sep. 29 - Nov. 07
W-Sun
Austin
Into The Woods by Zach Theatre

Into The Woods
by Zach Theatre

The story follows a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who …

Sep. 29 - Oct. 02
Th-Sun
Austin
Lady Macbeth and Her Pal Megan by Shrewd Productions

Lady Macbeth and Her Pal Megan
by Shrewd Productions

Back for an encore, one-weekend-only performance - Shrewd Productions, in cooperation with Ground Floor Theatre, is proud to present the award-winning "Lady Macbeth and Her …

Oct. 01 - Oct. 24
Th-Sun
Austin
A Midsummer Night's Dream by The Baron's Men

A Midsummer Night's Dream
by The Baron's Men

A Midsummer Night’s Dream was written in approximately 1595, and more than 400 years later it is still one of William Shakespeare’s most popular and …

Oct. 01 - Oct. 17
F-Sun
Lakeway
Honky Tonk Laundry by Tex-Arts

Honky Tonk Laundry
by Tex-Arts

Honky Tonk Laundry is a brand-new boot-scootin’ musical comedy filled with the kind of joyous spirit we so desperately need these days. Two women join forces …

Oct. 01 - Oct. 09
Th-Sun
San Antonio
All Hail Hurricane Gordo by University of the Incarnate Word

All Hail Hurricane Gordo
by University of the Incarnate Word

The routines of daily life get blown apart when two brothers take in a plucky young houseguest. While she is running away from her relatively …

Oct. 01 - Oct. 17
F-Sun
Boerne
Senior Moments, a musical by Boerne Community Theatre

Senior Moments, a musical
by Boerne Community Theatre

  Senior Moments is a musical by San Antonio's Linda Kaufman. Directors Barry Goettl and Chuck Pineda have a cast including Caron West (Deathtrap), Karen Hogg (Old Ringers), Sheree Stevens (Potato Gumbo), Jozlin Parker (new to BCT), Carol Sweatmon (Old Ringers), Steve …

Oct. 01 - Oct. 09
F-Sun
Smithville
Sly Fox by Playhouse Smithville

Sly Fox
by Playhouse Smithville

An elderly man who has gotten rich off the gold rush in 1800s San Francisco schemes to bilk his greedy associates out of money by …

Oct. 01 - Nov. 07
F-Sun
Georgetown
Grease by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Grease
by Georgetown Palace Theatre

The Georgetown Palace introduces Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and …

Oct. 02
Sat
San Antonio
Magik Theatre

Maddi's Fridge
by Magik Theatre

In honor of National Hunger Awareness Month, we are thrilled to announce a special partnership with H-E-B and the San Antonio Food Bank with a …

Oct. 03
Sun
Austin

Vanity Fair
by Penfold Theatre Company

A marvelous, incisive social satire that gleefully exposes the greed and corruption raging in England during the turmoil of the Napoleonic wars by tracing the …

Oct. 04
M
San Antonio
St. Francis of Assisi by José Rubén de Léon

St. Francis of Assisi
by José Rubén de Léon

St. Francis of Assisi is a one-man musical drama reflecting this lover of God, people, and nature. This drama educates, delights and leads one to …

Oct. 07 - Oct. 09
Th, Sat
San Antonio
Don Giovanni by Opera San Antonio

Don Giovanni
by Opera San Antonio

OPERA San Antonio Presents     Mozart’s Don Giovanni Two performances: October 7th, 2021, 7 p.m. & October 9th, 7:30 p.m. Tobin Center, San Antonio Tickets …

Oct. 07 - Oct. 10
Th-Sun
Brenham
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Blinn College Theatre Department

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
by Blinn College Theatre Department

One of literature’s most unlikely heroes, Randle P. McMurphy, gets transferred from a prison to a mental institution. This small-time hoodlum assumes the move will …

Oct. 07 - Oct. 24
Th-Sat
Austin
Wonder of the World by City Theatre Company

Wonder of the World
by City Theatre Company

    “Dad, look out for that beaver!” – Cass, Wonder of the World   Wonder of the World is one woman’s outrageous journey that plunges her …

Oct. 07 - Oct. 24
Th-Sun
Bulverde
The Miracle Worker by S.T.A.G.E. Bulverde

The Miracle Worker
by S.T.A.G.E. Bulverde

  This classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely …

Oct. 07 - Oct. 17
 
Austin
Sonnets for an Old Century by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Sonnets for an Old Century
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

  Could you capture your life's journey in the length of a sonnet? Somewhere between life and the beyond, 28 souls try to comprehend the impact …

Oct. 08 - Oct. 30
F-Sat
Ingram
The Bad Seed by Hill Country Arts Foundation (HCAF)

The Bad Seed
by Hill Country Arts Foundation (HCAF)

The scene is a small Southern town where Colonel and Christine Penmark live with their daughter, Rhoda. Little Rhoda Penmark is the evil queen of …

Oct. 08 - Oct. 17
F-Sun
New Braunfels
Dracula - The Bloody Truth by Circle Arts Theatre

Dracula - The Bloody Truth
by Circle Arts Theatre

SPOOKY SEASON HAS ARRIVED!!! And this year we are thrilled to bring you “Dracula: The Bloody Truth.” The show is part Halloween show, part slapstick …

Oct. 08 - Oct. 17
F-Sun
Round Rock
Hillbilly Hamlet by Sam Bass Community Theatre

Hillbilly Hamlet
by Sam Bass Community Theatre

​A modern rendition of Shakespeare's epic drama set in the American South. Outside of a rundown trailer, the leader of a meth empire, now a …

Oct. 08 - Oct. 24
F-Sun
Fredericksburg
Same Time, Next Year by Fredericksburg Theater Company

Same Time, Next Year
by Fredericksburg Theater Company

Twenty-five years of manners and morals are hilariously and touchingly played out in this Tony award winning romantic comedy. In 1951, at a small California …

Oct. 09
Sat
Austin
The Mystery of the Super-Sparkly Diamond by Alex Garza

The Mystery of the Super-Sparkly Diamond
by Alex Garza

In this comedic solo performance, actor and playwright Alex Garza portrays a funny cast of characters, paying tribute to the mystery and detective stories from …

Oct. 09 - Oct. 24
Sat-Sun
Austin
Rap Unzel by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Rap Unzel
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

The VORTEX presents a new production of Rap Unzel by Jeremy Rashad Brown. This new “back-to-school” production about Black Boy Joy and Rap’s amazing hair …

Oct. 10
Sun
Austin
The Pandemic is a Portal by Density512

The Pandemic is a Portal
by Density512

“Nothing could be worse than a return to normality”~Arundhati Roy The Pandemic is a Portal is a hybrid event featuring live music and videos created …

Oct. 13 - Oct. 16
W-F
Everywhere
Manifest Minifest 2021 by New Manifest Theatre Company

Manifest Minifest 2021
by New Manifest Theatre Company

This year's festival highlights short plays by Rita Anderson, Cris Eli Blak, Ezequiel González Camaño, and Sandy Lam. We will also have artist panels about …

Oct. 14 - Oct. 24
 
Everywhere
Lonely Planet by Austin Community College

Lonely Planet
by Austin Community College

Wikipedia: Lonely Planet is a two character play written by Steven Dietz. The play tells the story of Jody and Carl, two gay men who live in an unnamed American …

Oct. 14 - Oct. 17
 
Austin
Meek by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Meek
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

  In a society where women’s lives are governed by New Legislation enacted by a ruthless regime, Irene is imprisoned and finds her world limited …

Oct. 14 - Oct. 31
Sat-Sun
San Antonio
Snow White by Magik Theatre

Snow White
by Magik Theatre

  This is not your usual “Once Upon a Time.” Classic? No. Wild? Yes! To start with, it’s a two-person play. Do the math. Snow …

Oct. 15 - Oct. 24
F-Sun
Leander
Bad Medicine by Way Off Broadway Community Players

Bad Medicine
by Way Off Broadway Community Players

In the sleepy little cattle town of Bagwell, Colorado, childhood sweethearts Sheriff Gene Ranger and Nurse Becky Trueheart are on the fast-track for marriage when …

Oct. 15 - Oct. 30
F-Sat
Bastrop
Murder Me Always by Bastrop Opera House

Murder Me Always
by Bastrop Opera House

During an awful amateur performance of the play "Murder Me Always" , an actual murder takes place off stage. The Director is shot. The "fake" …

Oct. 15 - Nov. 06
F-Sat
San Antonio
Tricksters - The Zeus Heist by Overtime Theater

Tricksters - The Zeus Heist
by Overtime Theater

Tricksters: The Zeus Heist by Scott McDowell A Heist Comedy of Godly Proportions Following the popular “Tricksters”…the Old Gods walk among us especially the mischievous …

Oct. 15 - Nov. 14
F-Sun
Georgetown
The Lion in Winter by Georgetown Palace Theatre

The Lion in Winter
by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Sibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons – The Lion in Winter, by James Goldman, is a modern-day classic. Comedic in tone, dramatic in action – the …

Oct. 16 - Oct. 17
Sat-Sun
San Antonio
The Judgment by The Great Commission Theatre Company

The Judgment
by The Great Commission Theatre Company

  How much do we understand about God's irrepressible acts of mercy and love for all of the Creation? Can we overcome guilt and welcome …

Oct. 17
 
Austin
Offbeat X by BLiPSWiTCH

Offbeat X
by BLiPSWiTCH

BLiPSWiTCH is excited to present Offbeat X, the tenth installment of our collaborative series!

Oct. 17
 
Austin
Good Country by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

Good Country
by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

Good Country​ is an opera based on the historical account Charley Parkhurst, a famous trans man in the California Gold Rush. This performance brings together …

Oct. 19 - Nov. 19
 
Everywhere
Fresh Takes on Gilbert & Sullivan, Episode 4 by Gilbert & Sullivan Austin

Fresh Takes on Gilbert & Sullivan, Episode 4
by Gilbert & Sullivan Austin

For its final "Fresh Takes" episode for 2021, Gilbert & Sullivan Austin commissioned three sequences from Austin theatre artists: -- the famous "string of pearls" …

Oct. 20 - Oct. 23
W-Sat
Navasota
Lanterns & Legends by Navasota Theatre Alliance

Lanterns & Legends
by Navasota Theatre Alliance

The annual walking tour of Oakland Cemetery featuring stories done by members of the Navasota. Theatre Alliance. The 2021 edition -- Artists in Residence --features …

Oct. 21 - Oct. 31
Th-Sun
Brenham
The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by Unity Theatre

The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey
by Unity Theatre

One actor portrays every character in a small Jersey Shore town as he tells the story of Leonard Pelkey, a flamboyant 14-year-old boy who has …

Oct. 21 - Oct. 24
Th-Sun
San Marcos
Rewritten by Texas State University

Rewritten
by Texas State University

ReWritten follows the story of four couples from literary history through beloved musical theater works, and groundbreaking modern opera. The collaborative work negotiates the wonder and …

Oct. 21 - Oct. 23
Th-Sat
Austin
The Laramie Project by Austin Rainbow Theatre

The Laramie Project
by Austin Rainbow Theatre

Austin Rainbow Theatre presents their very first production, The Laramie Project. The play examines the murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay Wyoming college student, through the …

Oct. 22 - Oct. 31
F-Sun
Temple
Leading Ladies by Temple Civic Theatre

Leading Ladies
by Temple Civic Theatre

In this hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their …

Oct. 22 - Oct. 31
F-Sun
Lockhart
Macbeth by Gaslight Baker Theatre

Macbeth
by Gaslight Baker Theatre

    A brave general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed …

Oct. 22 - Nov. 07
F-Sun
Kerrville
Little Shop of Horrors by Playhouse 2000

Little Shop of Horrors
by Playhouse 2000

In this madcap adaptation of the classic noir film by Roger Corman, the amazing team of Ashman & Menken tell a Rock-tinged tale of planetary …

Oct. 22 - Oct. 31
F-Sun
Buda
Hedda Gabler  by Broke Thespian's Theatre Company

Hedda Gabler
by Broke Thespian's Theatre Company

Hedda Gabler is a heightened drama that crumbles into a costly end. After returning from her honeymoon, Hedda discovers that her marriage will not be the …

Oct. 22 - Oct. 30
F-Sat
San Antonio
Big Sister by Overtime Theater

Big Sister
by Overtime Theater

Sisters Amy and Erin are bad at dating, until Erin gets the perfect match on a dating app. Amy has her doubts, but Erin is …

Oct. 23
Sat
San Antonio
The Divas of Eastwood by Darrin Newhart

The Divas of Eastwood
by Darrin Newhart

I am thrilled to be reuniting with these amazing ladies for a one night only performance of “The Divas of Eastwood.” We performed this show …

Oct. 23
Sat
Austin
Bluegrass Junction by Performa/Dance

Bluegrass Junction
by Performa/Dance

Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and join the celebration on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, as Performa/Dance returns to the live performance stage with special …

Oct. 24
Sun
San Antonio
Alamo Theatre Arts Council GLOBE awards gala by Alamo Theatre Arts Council (ATAC)

Alamo Theatre Arts Council GLOBE awards gala
by Alamo Theatre Arts Council (ATAC)

UPDATE, June 19, 2020: Due to ongoing concerns regarding Covid-19 the ATAC Board has voted to postpone the ATAC Globe Awards for the 2019-2020 season …

Oct. 26 - Oct. 31
T-Sun
San Marcos
Yellow Inn by Texas State University

Yellow Inn
by Texas State University

The owner of Yellow Inn and his wife make a deal with the sister-in-law to hand over ownership of the inn if, and only if, …

Oct. 28 - Oct. 30
Th-Sat
Uvalde
Mystery at the Opera House by Uvalde Grand Opera House

Mystery at the Opera House
by Uvalde Grand Opera House

Mystery at the Opera House is back! Come enjoy an escape room style murder mystery that takes you back in time, and to every corner …

Oct. 28 - Nov. 20
F-Sat
Austin
Speak No More by Golden Improv

Speak No More
by Golden Improv

  The Neill Cochran House wants to show you what happened that terrible night in 1921. Join us for an immersive, site-specific improvised Noir Fantasy …

Oct. 28 - Nov. 02
Th-T
San Antonio
Man of the Flesh by Teatro Audaz

Man of the Flesh
by Teatro Audaz

  A modern comic adaptation of the first Don Juan play, The Trickster of Seville (El burlador de Sevilla by Calderon de la Barca). Juan …

Oct. 29 - Nov. 13
F-Sun
Smithville
Blithe Spirit by Playhouse Smithville

Blithe Spirit
by Playhouse Smithville

A spiritualist medium holds a séance for a writer suffering from writer's block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads …

Oct. 29 - Nov. 13
Th-Sat
Austin
Love Letters by The Stage

Love Letters
by The Stage

    A.R. Gurney's Pulitzer-nominated "Love Letters" is a staged reading of a tender, tragi-comic, and nuanced examination of missed opportunities, and deep closeness of …