Productions in December 2018

Jul. 21 - Dec. 29
Th-Sat
San Antonio
A Murder in Old San Antonio by Gumshoe Society

A Murder in Old San Antonio
by Gumshoe Society

The Gumshoe Society presents A Murder in Old San Antonio, a historical, interactive performance unlike any San Antonio has ever experienced! An investigator provides guests ...

Sep. 14 - Jan. 27
Sat-Sun
Austin
Tortoise and Hare by Zach Theatre

Tortoise and Hare
by Zach Theatre

 Ancient versus modern. Peace versus war. Reptile versus mammal. A tale of the ultimate culture clash between two tribes and a fantastical race to decide ...

Sep. 15 - Dec. 15
 
Austin
Warrior Chorus ATX by Canopy Theatre Company

Warrior Chorus ATX
by Canopy Theatre Company

“The veterans in the Warrior Chorus have worked hard to bring to the surface and then get across the many meaningful stories each of them ...

Oct. 16 - Apr. 21
T, Th, Sun
Austin
Wake Up, Brother Bear by Zach Theatre

Wake Up, Brother Bear
by Zach Theatre

 

(Family Friendly) Theatre for the very young uses music, art and hands-on sensory experiences to connect children to literature. We are proud to present Wake ...

Nov. 09 - Dec. 29
F-Sat
New Braunfels
God of Carnage by Sylver Spoon Dinner Theatre

God of Carnage
by Sylver Spoon Dinner Theatre

 

Theatre at Sylver Spoon aims to incite conversation. Enter our creative world, and open your mind to something different:  God of Carnage by ...

Nov. 09 - Dec. 02
F-Sun
Wimberley
The Lion in Winter by Wimberley Players

The Lion in Winter
by Wimberley Players

 

It’s Christmas 1183 and there is a major squall brewing in the Plantagenet family. The question on everybody’s mind is who will succeed King ...

Nov. 14 - Dec. 02
W-Sun
Austin
The Merchant of Venice by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Merchant of Venice
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

 

A businesswoman, hated for being Jewish, tries to break into the clique of rich men who run Venice. A wealthy merchant seeks to buy ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 02
W-Sun
Austin
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Austin Shakespeare

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare Presents

Tennessee Williams’

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

November 16-December 2, 2018

 

 Tennessee Williams’ personal favorite play, Cat on a ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 30
F-Sun
Georgetown
White Christmas by Georgetown Palace Theatre

White Christmas
by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Georgetown’s Historic Palace Theatre presents the classic and heartwarming musical White Christmas live on stage for your holiday enjoyment.  You can enjoy a holiday ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 02
F-Sun
Ingram
Sanders Family Christmas by Hill Country Arts Foundation

Sanders Family Christmas
by Hill Country Arts Foundation

It’s December 24, 1941, and America is going to war. So is Dennis Sanders, of the Sanders Family Singers. Join Pastor Mervin Oglethrope and the ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 08
Th-Sun
Austin
Great Expectations by Different Stages

Great Expectations
by Different Stages

Different Stages opens its 2018 – 2019 season with Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, adapted by Barbara Field. Dickens’ classic work centers around the adventures ...

Nov. 20 - Dec. 24
 
San Antonio
Mr. Popper's Penguins by Magik Theatre

Mr. Popper's Penguins
by Magik Theatre

Mr. Popper’s Penguins chronicles the journey of Mr. Popper and his loving wife when money becomes tight and times get tough in the town of ...

Nov. 21 - Dec. 23
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 5th year in a row, Austin’s most rockin’ holiday tradition returns to make merry with new music and surprises to get the ...

Nov. 23 - Dec. 15
Th-Sun
Round Rock
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by Sam Bass Community Theatre

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
by Sam Bass Community Theatre

 

Watch Narnia come to life as "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" opens at Sam Bass Community Theatre, the premiere theatrical venue for Round ...

Nov. 23 - Dec. 23
F-Sun
San Antonio
All Is Calm by The Public Theater

All Is Calm
by The Public Theater

Out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. Thus, begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, and peace. A remarkable true experience, told ...

Nov. 23 - Dec. 23
F-Sun
San Antonio
Annie, the musical by Woodlawn Theatre

Annie, the musical
by Woodlawn Theatre

Leapin' Lizards...Annie is back! Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, set in 1930s New York, brave young Annie is forced to ...

Nov. 24 - Dec. 16
Sat-Sun
Wimberley
A Christmas Carol (for children and families) by Emily Ann Theatre

A Christmas Carol (for children and families)
by Emily Ann Theatre

Part of the EmilyAnn's Children's Theatre series featuring well-loved tales adapted by D. Heath Thompson, this 40-minute show promises fun for audience members ...

Nov. 24 - Dec. 15
Th-Sun
Austin
The Mystery of Erwin Drood by Austin Playhouse

The Mystery of Erwin Drood
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is thrilled to announce the second show of our season, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD by Rupert Holmes.

A Tony “Triple Crown” (Best ...

Nov. 27 - Dec. 02
T-Sun
Austin
Love Never Dies by touring company

Love Never Dies
by touring company

 

Andrew Lloyd Webber presents this new touring version of his blockbuster musical Love Never Dies, the sequel to Phantom of the Opera. Reuniting the ...

Nov. 28 - Dec. 02
W-Sun
Brenham
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Unity Theatre

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
by Unity Theatre

The Herdman children are the worst kids in the history of the world - they lie, steal, swear, smoke cigars, and cause trouble wherever they go ...

Nov. 29 - Dec. 15
Th-Sat
Bryan
Arcadia by StageCenter Community Theatre

Arcadia
by StageCenter Community Theatre

"It's the best possible time to be alive, when almost everything you thought you knew is wrong."

Arcadia by Tom StoppardDirected by Mandy Mershon  ...

Nov. 29 - Dec. 29
 
Round Rock
A Christmas Carol Classic Broadcast by Penfold Theatre Company

A Christmas Carol Classic Broadcast
by Penfold Theatre Company

  Back by popular demand, the show draws audience members back in time to 1940 as members of the KPNF radio station present Dickens' cherished ...

Nov. 29 - Dec. 16
F-Sun
Horseshoe Bay
Sorry! Wrong Chimney by Hill Country  Community Theatre

Sorry! Wrong Chimney
by Hill Country Community Theatre

The Hill Country Community Theatre adds more laughter to the mix with the second show of its 2018-19 season, “Sorry! Wrong Chimney!,” written ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 15
Th-Sat
Austin
We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia. . . by Street Corner Arts

We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia. . .
by Street Corner Arts

STREET CORNER ARTS

brings you

 

WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT

a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia,

Formerly Known as Southwest Africa,

From the ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 01
F-Sat
San Antonio
Gladiators in Love by Overtime Theater

Gladiators in Love
by Overtime Theater

Back by popular demand! That’s right. And this time with even more feeling and a touch of holiday cheer! 

Join us for a return ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 15
F-Sun
Lockhart
You Better Watch Out by Gaslight Baker Theatre

You Better Watch Out
by Gaslight Baker Theatre

It's Christmas Eve at the Willow Inn. The hosts Jenny and Tom are having Art, (Jenny's father who's still mourning the passing ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 30
F-Sun
Georgetown
Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of a Christmas Carol by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of a Christmas Carol
by Georgetown Palace Theatre

In a festive mood, the ladies of the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society mount another assault on the classics with their ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 16
F-Sun
Bryan
Seussical, the musical by The Theatre Company

Seussical, the musical
by The Theatre Company

The beloved stories of Dr. Seuss are put to song in this delightful musical that has enchanted families since its debut in 2000. Audiences will ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 08
Sat-Sun
Salado
A Christmas Carol at Tablerock by Tablerock of Salado

A Christmas Carol at Tablerock
by Tablerock of Salado

A Christmas Carol, adapted for the Tablerock stage by Harry Sweet, will feautre sixty actors comprised of men, women and children of all ages.

Nov. 30 - Dec. 09
F-Sun
Temple
Dancing at Lughnasa by Temple Civic Theatre

Dancing at Lughnasa
by Temple Civic Theatre

In this 1991 Olivier Award winner, Brian Friel weaves an unforgettable tale of five unmarried sisters in the village of Ballybeg more than fifty years ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 30
F-Sun
San Antonio
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Classic Theatre of San Antonio

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
by Classic Theatre of San Antonio

Taking place two years after the conclusion of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice, the bookish, oft-neglected middle sister, Mary Bennet becomes the center ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 01
F-Sat
San Antonio
Eleemosynary by Trinity University Players

Eleemosynary
by Trinity University Players

Eleemosynary is a compelling drama studying family relationships. The play traces the lives of three generations of women: seventy-five year old Dorothea; her middle aged ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 16
F-Sun
Kerrville
Nuncrackers by Playhouse 2000

Nuncrackers
by Playhouse 2000

P2K's Holiday Special Event!   The Little Sisters of Hoboken are Back! Nuncrackers! A Nunsense Christmas Musical by Dan Goggin

If you loved the Little Sisters and ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 15
F-Sat
Bastrop
Nuncrackers by Bastrop Opera House

Nuncrackers
by Bastrop Opera House

Directed by Chester Eitze

Musical direction by Les Young

Dec. 01 - Dec. 15
Sat-Sun
Austin
Pippi Longstocking's After Christmas Party by Scottish Rite Theater

Pippi Longstocking's After Christmas Party
by Scottish Rite Theater

You’re invited! It’s Pippi’s after-Christmas party, where kids eat their fill of sweets, and no grumpy grown-ups are allowed! Just in time for the holidays ...

Dec. 01 - Dec. 09
Sat-Sun
San Antonio
The Hallelujah Girls by Crystal Sea Drama Company

The Hallelujah Girls
by Crystal Sea Drama Company

This rollicking Southern comedy takes place in SPA-DEE-DAH!, the abandoned church-turned-day-spa where a fiesty group of females gathers every Friday afternoon. After the loss of ...

Dec. 01
Sat
Austin
Queen of the Night by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Queen of the Night
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Stephen, a 63-year-old recent divorcé, takes his son, Ty, a millennial queer, on a camping trip to their old stomping grounds, a place Stephen took ...

Dec. 05 - Dec. 30
W-Sun
Austin
Zach Theatre

The Santaland Diaries
by Zach Theatre

David Sedaris’ ever-irreverent and cynical Crumpet is baaaack! The outlandish tale of a Macy’s elf merrily jingles to life in the intimate Whisenhunt at ZACH ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 22
Th-Sat
Austin
White by Permanent Record

White
by Permanent Record

White is a new play being brought to the Austin Stage for the very first time by Permanent Record Theatre. White tells the story of ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 09
Th-Sun
Georgetown
The Beams Are Creaking by Lighthouse Theatre

The Beams Are Creaking
by Lighthouse Theatre

The true story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a man willing to stand up to Hitler's regime.

"Silence in the face of evil is itself evil ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 16
Th-Sun
Navasota
A Christmas Carol, the musical by Navasota Theatre Alliance

A Christmas Carol, the musical
by Navasota Theatre Alliance

What better way to capture the holiday spirit than through the joy and merriment of Charles Dickens’ enduring tale of hope and redemption. Ebenezer Scrooge ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 15
Th-Sat
Round Rock
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by MAD Productions

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
by MAD Productions

Laughs abound in this bestselling Christmas classic by Barbara Robinson! The Best Christmas Pageant Ever follows the outrageous shenanigans of the Herdman siblings, or “the ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 22
Th-Sun
Austin
Fun Home by Ground Floor Theatre

Fun Home
by Ground Floor Theatre

When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 09
Th-Sun
Austin
Borinquen Sana by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

Borinquen Sana
by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

On Sept 20, 2017 Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria, a devastating hurricane -- one whose power had not been feltin 80 years! This play ...

Dec. 07 - Dec. 20
Th-Sun
Austin
The Tiny Banger by Trinity Street Players

The Tiny Banger
by Trinity Street Players

The Tiny Banger is a play about a homeless family trying to survive in an increasingly hostile city. It uses Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp archetype and ...

Dec. 07 - Dec. 21
F
Austin
La Fenice's Holiday Spectacular! Spectacular! by La Fenice

La Fenice's Holiday Spectacular! Spectacular!
by La Fenice

The spectacular snow-packed mountains of the South Pole provide the stunning backdrop for this very special La Fenice show, featuring some of La Fenice's ...

Dec. 07 - Dec. 29
F-Sun
San Antonio
Murder at Chateau le Shadow  by Overtime Theater

Murder at Chateau le Shadow
by Overtime Theater

Welcome to The Chateau Le Shadow! An ancient mansion nestled in the countryside of New England. When a group of strangers are brought together at ...

Dec. 07 - Dec. 16
F-Sun
Round Rock
Sleeping Indoors by Stage Presence Players

Sleeping Indoors
by Stage Presence Players

When literary reviewer Paul and his wife Nora invite a homeless man, Dwain, into their home for Christmas dinner, they don't expect to be ...

Dec. 07
F
Austin
Abuelita's Christmas Carol by Alex Garza

Abuelita's Christmas Carol
by Alex Garza

Abuelita’s Christmas Carol is a delightful one-hour performance that tells the story of a family with generational traditions that exist among many of us. Abuelita ...

Dec. 07 - Dec. 08
F-Sat
Austin
Austin Puppet Incident by Glass Half Full Theatre

Austin Puppet Incident
by Glass Half Full Theatre

The Austin Puppet Incident is an annual puppet event featuring local and national puppet artists performing short, original puppet works for ADULT audiences. Funny, sweet ...

Dec. 07 - Dec. 09
F-Sun
Seguin
Amahl and the Night Visitors by Texas Concert Opera Collective (TCOC)

Amahl and the Night Visitors
by Texas Concert Opera Collective (TCOC)

We are excited to collaborate with the Seguin High School Matador Choir for this production of Amahl and the Night Visitors

Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors is ...

Dec. 08
Sat
Austin
Measure for Measure by Austin Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
by Austin Shakespeare

“To whom should I complain? If I told them who would believe me?” says the young Isabella in a new translation of Shakespeare’s Measure for ...

Dec. 14 - Jan. 05
F-Sat
San Antonio
A Sign from the Taco Gods by Overtime Theater

A Sign from the Taco Gods
by Overtime Theater

The Overtime Theater and TacoTown Theatre Company proudly present the world-premiere production of A Sign from the Taco Gods, an autobiographical, solo play written and ...

Dec. 14 - Dec. 23
F-Sun
Boerne
Every Christmas Story Ever Told - And Then Some! by Boerne Community Theatre

Every Christmas Story Ever Told - And Then Some!
by Boerne Community Theatre

Opening Dec. 13th, 2018, a Thursday (!) is our Christmas fundraiser--Every Christmas Story Ever Told...And Then Some, a comedy with three actors, by John Alvarez ...

Dec. 14 - Dec. 16
F, Sun
Austin
Batman Returns Returns by Museum of Human Achievement

Batman Returns Returns
by Museum of Human Achievement

MoHA, Austin Cultural Exchange, Super Secret Records present: 

Batman Returns Returns

A Holiday Musical Starring: 

Sabrina Ellis (Giant Dog, Sweet Spirit) as BatmanHar Mar ...

Dec. 14 - Dec. 23
F-Sun
Fredericksburg
The Christmas Wonderettes by Fredericksburg Theater Company

The Christmas Wonderettes
by Fredericksburg Theater Company

The Wonderettes are back! This seasonal celebration finds the girls entertaining at the annual Harper’s Hardware Holiday Party. When Santa turns up missing, the girls ...

Dec. 14 - Dec. 17
F-M
Austin
Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play by The Orange Fringe

Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play
by The Orange Fringe

America has fallen, the power grids are gone, and humanity is on the edge of extinction. What will survive? The answer may surprise you.  ...

Dec. 20
Th
San Antonio
Merry Christmas, George Bailey! by Company Theatre

Merry Christmas, George Bailey!
by Company Theatre

The Dinnerbox Series continues - Presenting live theater in your favorite local restaurants! Something is amiss in Bedford Falls. Clarence, the angel, is cracking wise and ...

Dec. 20 - Dec. 24
Th-M
San Antonio
A Charlie Brown Christmas by Magik Theatre

A Charlie Brown Christmas
by Magik Theatre

A Charlie Brown Christmas returns to San Antonio this holiday season with an updated look and fresh direction that is sure to warm the hearts ...

Dec. 20 - Jan. 06
 
Austin
The Mutt-Cracker (SWEET!) by Vortex Repertory Theatre

The Mutt-Cracker (SWEET!)
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

After her beloved doll Trudy breaks in an unfortunate accident involving Squirrel the dog, Clara lashes out at her friends. With some holiday magic and ...

Dec. 20 - Dec. 21
Th-F
Bryan
Who's Holiday by The Theatre Company

Who's Holiday
by The Theatre Company

Some of you might have heard a few rumors regarding an additional production this season at TTC. Well our secret is out! This Christmas, TTC ...

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

A Tuna Christmas
by City Theatre Company

Everything's bigger in Texas, and that includes Christmas. Tuna is an outrageous holiday comedy of southern fun and charm. December in the Lone Star ...

Dec. 21 - Dec. 23
F-Sun
San Antonio
Tejana Rasquacha by Jump-Start Performance Company

Tejana Rasquacha
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Inspired by true events, Tejana Rasquacha chronicles Barrera’s Tejana life, from a small town in the Rio Grande Valley, to Dallas and finally her home ...

Dec. 28 - Jan. 20
Th-Sun
San Antonio
An Infinite Ache by The Public Theater

An Infinite Ache
by The Public Theater

Hope and Charles are a pair of lonely twenty-somethings about to end a supremely uninteresting first date. But just as they say good night, the ...