Austin Playhouse to Host 15th Anniversary Season Gala, 9/30
Austin Playhouse is turning 15 and you are invited to join the celebration at Highland Mall. From the initial dreams of its founders back in 2000 to today's thriving theatre company, Austin Playhouse's supporters have played a vital role in Austin Playhouse's success. Come celebrate 15 years of providing opportunities for Austin artists and audiences to celebrate the human experience through professional productions of classic, contemporary and musical plays.
The 15th Anniversary Season Gala is set for Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Austin Playhouse at Highland Mall, 6001 Airport Blvd., Austin, TX 78752. For more information, visit www.austinplayhouse.com. Tickets: $45 for individuals, $80 for couples. Contact the box office at 512.476.0084 or online.
Wine and Dine
Food and beverages from local vendors: heavy hors d'oeuvres and specialty cocktails throughout the evening.
Mix and Mingle
Rub elbows with some of the best people in town: Austin Playhouse's fans, Producing Artistic Director Don Toner, Artistic Director Lara Toner Haddock, members of our Board of Directors, and the Austin Playhouse Acting Company.
Find something unique for yourself or someone you love
Bid in the city's most eclectic silent charity auctions with items from Kendra Scott, Adelberts Brewery, Kerrville Folk Festival, Austin Eats Food Tours, works from local artists and artisans, Austin Steam Train, Painting with a Twist, and more. Raise your hand high in our exciting Live Auction featuring one-of-a-kind packages inspired by our season productions, including a Chicago vacation package sponsored by Remington!
Tap your toes and sing along
Live music provided by local swing band, The Copa Kings. Teaser performances from our upcoming musical Chicago.
Get the Inside Scoop
Remarks from Don Toner about the 15th Anniversary Season line-up, and the unveiling of some very special anniversary season events.
Austin Playhouse 15th Anniversary Season
Our 2014-2015 Season opens with the Austin premiere of Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies, September 19 - October 19, 2014, followed by the Austin premiere of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lilly by Katie Forgette, November 21 - December 21, 2014, the classic, 17th century comedy She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith, February 13 - March 15, 2015, I'm Not Rappaport by Herb Gardner, starring Tom Parker and Billy Harden, April 3 - May 3, 2015. The final show of the season will be the hit, Tony Award-winning musical Chicago, May 22 - June 28, 2015. In addition to our five-play season, Austin Playhouse will produce the Austin premiere of the recent Broadway hit The Mountaintop by Katori Hall, January 9 - 25, 2015.
Austin Playhouse is a professional theatre currently performing its 15th season. Under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Don Toner and Artistic Director Lara Toner Haddock, Austin Playhouse has grown from a three-play season on the campus of Concordia University, to a year-round operation producing an average of eight plays a year. Austin Playhouse is currently performing at ACC's Highland Mall campus. The theatre will be renovated in the Summer of 2014 with an expanded lobby, rehearsal hall, and restroom facilities.