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Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Austin Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Austin Awards; MATILDA THE MUSICAL, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Bastrop Opera House & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; MATILDA THE MUSICAL, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Bastrop Opera House & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Austin Awards December 5th Standings; MATILDA THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; STEEL MAGNOLIAS Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; MATILDA THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
First Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Bastrop Opera House Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The first wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 13th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Zach Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; at Texas State University Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; at Texas State University Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Gaslight-Baker Theater Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Gaslight's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Leads Best Musical

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Winners Announced For 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards

Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards

There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
December 19th Update: NEWSIES - The Georgetown Palace Theatre Leads Best Musical Category in the BWW Austin Awards Voting

We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
BroadwayWorld Austin Awards Update: FUN HOME - Ground Floor Theatre Leads Best Local Musical!

There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Austin Awards!

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Austin Awards!

Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
BWW Review: JANE EYRE, THE MUSICAL Strains to Hit Emotional Beats

JANE EYRE, THE MUSICAL began workshops in 1995 before moving to the La Jolla Playhouse in 1999 for pre-Broadway try-out performances. The musical premiered on Broadway in December of 2000 and closed in June of 2001, scoring 5 Tony Award nominations along the way. And deservedly so. Paul Gordon's elegant music and moving lyrics reveal the simmering passions and inner struggles the main characters face. 

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