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The latest news on live theatre in Austin.

Feature: THE FALLING AND THE RISING Comes To Nickel City Opera
by Michael Rabice - February 23, 2024

Nickel City Opera's 15th Season will bring a new American opera, The Falling and the Rising produced by the U.S. Army Field Band, Saturday, June 29th at 8:00pm and Sunday, June 30th at 4:00pm at Nichols Flickinger Performing Arts Center, 1250 Amherst Street Buffalo. On Friday, March 1st, A Night of Funny Stuff with Artistic Director, Valerian Ruminski and pianist Ivan Docenko accompanying in concert at The Meeting House, 5658 Main Street, Williamsville and the 15th Annual NCO Gala Dinner, Tuesday, June 25th at 6:00pm at Ilio DiPaolo’s 3785 South Park Avenue, Blasdell.

Seismic Dance Event Announces Lineup For 2024 Seismic Spring Lite Edition
by A.A. Cristi - February 22, 2024

The lineup has been announced for Seismic Dance Event's 2024 Spring Lite edition, featuring top-tier artists in the house and techno scene.

Review: BARNEY CAREY GETS HIS WINGS at Austin Scottish Rite Theater
by Victoria Schwarz - February 22, 2024

It is so delightful to walk into a theater and see chairs moved to the side so children can sit on the floor directly in front of the stage to see a show. Indeed, backing up a bit, it is even more delightful to walk into a theater and see children excited about seeing a show. Despite an increasing array of theater and performing arts camps for young people to attend, live theater meant for children is far less robust. Austin Scottish Rite Theater is one of the Austin theater companies that work diligently to provide consistent and quality theater directly intended for children, and their latest show, BARNEY CAREY GETS HIS WINGS, is a joyful, heartwarming addition.

TAKE THE COUCH Comes to Rover Dramawerks in March
by Stephi Wild - February 22, 2024

Rover Dramawerks will continue their 24th Season with the new comedy Take the Couch by Connie Schindewolf. Performances will be at the Cox Playhouse, 1517 H Avenue in Plano, running March 7-23 on Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m. and on Saturdays at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m.

Review: THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS at City Theatre Austin
by Joni Lorraine - February 21, 2024

Tickets Now On Sale For HOME, I'M DARLING at Trinity Street Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 21, 2024

Jarrott Productions is continuing its 9th season with the Laura Wade's 2019 Olivier-award winning hit British comedy Home, I'm Darling! Tickets are on sale now!

Review: ALWAYS A BOY at Ground Floor Theatre
by Joni Lorraine - February 21, 2024

A positive testament to a family’s capacity to love and affirm their transgender child. Austin Theatre is currently providing us with some interesting and informative LGBTQ+ perspectives on which to marinate. At Ground Floor Theatre, director Lisa Scheps has taken on Jo and Jeremy Ivester’s ALWAYS A BOY, while just up the road, City Theatre director Andy Burkovsky tackles Jonathan Tolins’s THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS.

ZACH Theatre Expands Summer Camp Offerings to Greater South Austin
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 20, 2024

ZACH Theatre will now serve Greater South Austin, catering to South Austin, Buda, Kyle, and San Marcos with theatre education camp expansion. Learn more about camp and see how to enroll!

Video: Get A 360-Degree Look at Zach Theatre's NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
by Joshua Wright - February 20, 2024

Get a 360-degree view of the opening number of  Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, now on stage at ZACH Theatre directed by Dave Steakley.

Review: O. HENRY STORIES
by Victoria Schwarz - February 18, 2024

Written by O. Henry (William Sydney Porter 1862-1910) and adapted for stage by Ann Ciccolella, Austin Shakespeare’s O. HENRY STORIES is an evening of delight, laughter, and surprise.

Austin Centric Creative Studio Arts+Labor And Happy Heat Announce Upcoming Projects And Spring Programming
by A.A. Cristi - February 16, 2024

Arts+Labor and Happy Heat announce upcoming projects and Spring programming in Austin. Stay tuned for exciting new creative endeavors.

Spotlight: CASSETTE ROULETTE at Long Center
by BWW Special Offer - February 16, 2024

Don't Miss John Cameron Mitchell at the Long Center Feb 24!


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