Productions in January 2020

Dec. 19 - Jan. 05, 2019
Th-Sun
Austin
A Tuna Christmas by City Theatre Company

A Tuna Christmas
by City Theatre Company

 

Keep your 2019 holiday season going strong with lots of la – la – la – laughter as City Theatre Austin brings back the ...

Dec. 26 - Jan. 19, 2019
Th-Sun
San Antonio
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by The Public Theater

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by The Public Theater

Christopher stands beside his neighbor’s dead dog. Under suspicion, he is determined to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. This profoundly moving play about ...

Jan. 03 - Jan. 18
F-Sun
Leander
Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play by Way Off Broadway Community Players

Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play
by Way Off Broadway Community Players

Spies, murder, love, and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast of the master of suspense’s ...

Jan. 04 - Jan. 12
Sat-Sun
San Antonio
More Senior Moments by Barshop Jewish Community Center

More Senior Moments
by Barshop Jewish Community Center

Senior Moments returns to explore the huor in aging and all that comes with it, in a series of rollicking musical vignettes. Growing older has ...

Jan. 05
 
Austin
Teen Dad by Filigree Theatre

Teen Dad
by Filigree Theatre

Abby, a precocious emo-goth teenager, orchestrates a surprise reunion for her mother Tanya and birth father Tom, with the help of her mom's fiance ...

Jan. 09 - Jan. 25
 
Austin
Click by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Click
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

One click, and the world changes. One click, and your life falls apart. One click, and you take back control. The VORTEX presents the Regional ...

Jan. 10
Sat-Sun
San Antonio
Lewis Carroll's ALICE by Roxie Theatre Company

Lewis Carroll's ALICE
by Roxie Theatre Company

A child in the mid-Victorian era, Alice unintentionally goes on an underground adventure after accidentally falling down a rabbit hole into Wonderland.

Lewis Carroll's ...

Jan. 10 - Jan. 25
F-Sun
Boerne
The Widow in Mink by Boerne Community Theatre

The Widow in Mink
by Boerne Community Theatre

Margaret Osgood, a sweet, quiet woman who is somewhat oblivious to details, is now shocked to find herself a recent widow and quite wealthy. She ...

Jan. 10 - Jan. 25
F-Sun
Bastrop
The Wild Women of Winedale by Bastrop Opera House

The Wild Women of Winedale
by Bastrop Opera House

This joyful and exuberant, yet ultimately touching, comedy focuses on three women at crossroads in their lives – the Wild sisters of Winedale, Virginia – ...

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. 10 - Jan. 26
Th-Sun
Round Rock
Love, Loss and What I Wore by Sam Bass Community Theatre

Love, Loss and What I Wore
by Sam Bass Community Theatre

A play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory covering all the important subjects—mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses ...

Jan. 10 - Feb. 01
F-Sun
San Antonio
Gay Men with Wives by Overtime Theater

Gay Men with Wives
by Overtime Theater

 

 Tom and his wife Carida are having trouble getting pregnant. Their neighbor and closest friend, Larry offers to donate his sperm without consulting his ...

Jan. 11 - Jan. 12
Sat-Sun
Horseshoe Bay
Over the Rainbow - A Tribute to Judy Garland by Hill Country  Community Theatre (HCCT)

Over the Rainbow - A Tribute to Judy Garland
by Hill Country Community Theatre (HCCT)

Judy Garland still brings gasps of joy and excitement with her iconic voice - an unmatched talent! The Hill Country Community Theatre and the Highland Lakes ...

Jan. 12
 
Austin
Jo & Louisa by Austin Shakespeare

Jo & Louisa
by Austin Shakespeare

Famed Novelist Louisa May Alcott’s most rambunctious character, the beloved Jo March of Little Women, flouts convention and foils her author. The new play about ...

Jan. 14
T
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe
by FronteraFest

The Silo Effect and The Medium, by Jay DiPrima. Two ten-minute plays that explore the interaction of "Alexa" with seniors that are discovering its pseudo ...

Jan. 15
W
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe
by FronteraFest

Austin Still In Denial, by Stuart Hersh. In his 12th FronteraFest play, Stuart connects what he learned about slavery with his recent family trip to ...

Jan. 15
W
San Marcos
Mazkapan by Texas State University

Mazkapan
by Texas State University

From Kaitlyn Hopkins at Texas State University:   I hope you will join us for a presentation (with talk-back) of a new musical call MAZKAPAN ...

Jan. 16 - Jan. 26
Th-Sun
Austin
All's Well That Ends Well by Past Is Prologue Productions

All's Well That Ends Well
by Past Is Prologue Productions

 

A poor physician’s daughter who’s in love with a count. A sick king who’s willing to grant any wish in order to be cured ...

Jan. 16
Th
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe
by FronteraFest

  Dueling Playwrights: Battle in the Grocery Aisle, by Marianne Serene & James E. Burnside. Two playwrights argue over the writing of a play. The ...

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. 16
Th
Austin
Butcher Holler Here We Come by Ad Hoc Economy

Butcher Holler Here We Come
by Ad Hoc Economy

'Butcher Holler Here We Come' - Returns to Austin (One-Night-Only!) BroadwayWorld Austin's 2017 Outstanding Original Full-Length Script Winner (Casey Wimpee) returns for an encore late-night ...

Jan. 16 - Feb. 15
Th-Sat
Ft. Sam Houston
The Unexpected Guest by The Harlequin

The Unexpected Guest
by The Harlequin

Lost in the fog, a stranger seeks refuge in a nearby house, only to find a man shot dead and his wife standing over him ...

Jan. 16
Th
Austin
St. Stephen's Pier by FronteraFest

St. Stephen's Pier
by FronteraFest

A trio of scenes examining three different times in the lives of three friends in three different pairings all at the same pier by the ...

Jan. 17 - Jan. 25
F-Sat
San Antonio
Horror House by Overtime Theater

Horror House
by Overtime Theater

 

 

A comedic twist on your typical horror movie, Tales from the Little OT: Horror House is about a young woman who is antagonized ...

Jan. 17 - Feb. 02
F-Sun
Aransas Pass
Church Basement Ladies by Rialto Theatre

Church Basement Ladies
by Rialto Theatre

A celebration of the church basement kitchen and the women who work  there, Church Basement Ladies is a musical comedy featuring four  distinct characters ...

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. 17
F
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe
by FronteraFest

    99 Facts about an Immigrant, by Leng Wong. Story telling.A Series of Open Letters to my Teenage Son, by Max Langert. A ...

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. 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. 18
Sat
Austin
Best of Week, FronteraFest Short Fringe by FronteraFest

Best of Week, FronteraFest Short Fringe
by FronteraFest

  BEST OF WEEK #1. Four of the shows that play in tonight's "Best of Week" performance will be selected by our panel from ...

Jan. 18
Sat
Austin
12 Steps to a More Dysfunctional, Part 5 by Vortex Repertory Theatre

12 Steps to a More Dysfunctional, Part 5
by Vortex Repertory Theatre

Rob Nash’s 12 Steps to a More Dysfunctional Part 5, This Time, It’s PersonalHis first new play in 9 years, Rob Nash revisits ...

Jan. 21
T
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe
by FronteraFest

  14 Si!, by PoetKen Jones. This play is a dark satire of recent trafficking and abuse scandals involving underage victims. The pedophile protagonist Jesus ...

Jan. 22 - Jan. 26
W, F-Sun
Austin
They Serve Brisket in Paradise by FronteraFest

They Serve Brisket in Paradise
by FronteraFest

 

Family members - gotta love 'em! We often take them for granted until they're no longer in our lives. In this quirky comedy, the ...

Jan. 22
W
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe
by FronteraFest

  A bird, a dog, and a wave, by Kayur Patel."We are not determined by our experiences, but are self-determined by the meaning we ...

Jan. 22
W
Austin
Lightning Girl by FronteraFest

Lightning Girl
by FronteraFest

 

Rita Anderson’s LIGHTNING GIRL is a surreal fictionalization of how 17-year-old Juliane Koepcke, in 1971, survived a plane crash after her craft was struck ...

Jan. 22 - Jan. 26
W, F-Sun
Austin
Tatay by FronteraFest

Tatay
by FronteraFest

Tatay is an expanded form of a ten-minute play from OUT OF INK 2018: Lost and Found with the same title, produced by ScriptWorks. It is ...

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. 23 - Jan. 26
Th-Sun
Wimberley

Macbeth
by Broke Thespian's Theatre Company

Wikipedia:

Macbeth is Shakespeare's shortest tragedy, and tells the story of a brave Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of ...

Jan. 23 - Jan. 27
Th-Sun
Dripping Springs
Anything Goes by Dripping Springs High School Theatre

Anything Goes
by Dripping Springs High School Theatre

“It’s delightful, it’s delicious, it’s de-lovely” (Cole Porter, Anything Goes).

 

The Dripping Springs High School Fine Arts Department productions is proud and excited to ...

Jan. 23 - Jan. 26
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Everest by Austin Opera

Everest
by Austin Opera

Everest, with music by Joby Talbot and libretto by Gene Scheer, tells the tale of one of the deadliest years in recorded history, 1996, at ...

Jan. 23 - Jan. 26
Th-Sun
Austin
Guys and Dolls by Anderson HS Theater Department

Guys and Dolls
by Anderson HS Theater Department

IT’S TIME FOR ANDERSON HIGH SCHOOL’S ANNUAL MUSICAL, THE 1950’S BROADWAY HIT AND CLASSIC FAVORITE

An instant hit when it opened on Broadway in 1950 ...

Jan. 23 - Jan. 26
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Bittersuite: Songs of Experience by FronteraFest

Bittersuite: Songs of Experience
by FronteraFest

With Tyler Jones, Leslie Rodgers, Rick Roemer, Lara Wright & Ann Pittnan Zarate.A song cycle about the ups and downs...the joys and sorrows ...

Jan. 23
Th
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe
by FronteraFest

Science Fails: The Human Side of Science, by Nichole Bennett et al. Our science textbooks are filled with “Eureka!” moments of triumph and discovery ...

Jan. 24
F
Austin
FronteraFest Short Fringe by FronteraFest

FronteraFest Short Fringe
by FronteraFest

  A Child’s Guide to Schopenhauer, by Marla Porter. Kids explore philosophy. Written and directed by Marla Porter and starring Skylar Ewing, Aidan O’Brien, and ...

Jan. 24 - Feb. 16
F-Sun
Georgetown
Laughter on the 23rd Floor by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Laughter on the 23rd Floor
by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Inspired by the playwright’s youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar’s Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the ...

Jan. 25
Sat
Austin
Best of Week, FronteraFest Short Fringe by FronteraFest

Best of Week, FronteraFest Short Fringe
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. 25
Sat
Austin
Yana Wana's Legend of the Blue Bonnet by Teatro Vivo

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

 “Yana Wana’s Legend of the Bluebonnet” A play for young audiences produced by Indigenous Cultures Institute and Teatro Vivo

 

 

The stories about the ...

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. 25
Sat
San Antonio
An Evening with Mark Twain by Company Theatre

An Evening with Mark Twain
by Company Theatre

AN EVENING WITH MARK TWAIN – Is now on tour!  Americas most celebrated humorist, Mark Twain continues to be one of Americas greatest authors brought ...

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. 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. 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 eclectic ...

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. 23
F-Sun
New Braunfels
Disaster! by Circle Arts Theatre

Disaster!
by Circle Arts Theatre

 

It's 1979, and New York's hottest A-listers are lining up for the opening of a floating casino and discotheque. Also attending is ...

Jan. 31 - Feb. 09
F-Sun
Temple
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Temple Civic Theatre

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
by Temple Civic Theatre

 

In a plantation house, a family celebrates the sixty-fifth birthday of Big Daddy, as they sentimentally dub him. The mood is somber, despite the ...

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 ...

Jan. 31 - Feb. 15
F-Sun
Lockhart
Harvey by Gaslight Baker Theatre

Harvey
by Gaslight Baker Theatre

Set in the 1940s. Elwood P. Dowd insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is ...

Jan. 31 - Feb. 15
F-Sun
Kerrville
Sylvia by Playhouse 2000

Sylvia
by Playhouse 2000

 

Greg and Kate are excited to be living in Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg’s career as a financial trader ...

Jan. 31 - Feb. 09
F-Sun
Killeen
Alabama Story by Vive Les Arts (VLA) Theatre

Alabama Story
by Vive Les Arts (VLA) Theatre

Set in Montgomery, Alabama in 1959, Alabama Story mixes real and fictional people to tell a fact-inspired fable about tests of character in a time ...

Jan. 31 - Feb. 15
F-Sun
San Antonio
Woodlawn Theatre

The Music Man
by Woodlawn Theatre

There’s trouble in River City! When smooth-talking con man Harold Hill arrives in town to dupe its residents with his elaborate moneymaking scheme. Despite his ...

Jan. 31 - Feb. 23
F-Sun
San Antonio
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by The Public Theater

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
by The Public Theater

 

 

A distant heir to a family fortune, Monty sets out to speed up the line of succession by using a great deal of ...