The Musicals of August

Here's the slate of musicals playing on area stages this month. For the historically minded fan, they're listed in chronological order from their original production.

Oklahoma! (1943) Through Aug. 16. Thu.-Sun., 8:30pm. Beverly S. Sheffield Hillside Theatre, 2206 William Barton Dr. www.zilker.org

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961) Through Aug. 3. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun, 2:30pm. Gloria Delgado Performing Arts Theatre, St. Michael's Catholic Academy campus, 3000 Barton Creek Blvd. www.austinact.org

Fiddler on the Roof (1964) Through Aug. 31. Thu., Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm. Trinity Street Theatre, 901 Trinity. www.trinitystreetplayers.com

Godspell (1971) Aug. 15-31. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd. www.austintheatreproject.org

Chicago (1975) Through Aug. 10. Thu., July 31-Sat., Aug. 2; Tue., Aug. 5; Thu.-Fri., Aug. 7-8; Sun., Aug. 10, 7:30pm; Sat., Aug. 9, 2pm. Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside. www.summerstockaustin.org

The Who's Tommy (1992) Through Aug. 24. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. Zach Topfer Theatre, 202 S. Lamar. www.zachtheatre.org

Footloose (1998) Through Aug. 10. Sun., Aug. 3, Wed., Aug. 6, Sat., Aug. 9, 7:30pm; Sat., Aug. 2 & Sun., Aug. 10, 2pm. Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside. www.summerstockaustin.org

The Full Monty (2000) Aug. 22-Sept. 21. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. www.georgetownpalace.com

Urinetown: The Musical (2001) Aug. 15-Sept. 7. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun, 5:30pm. City Theatre, 3823-D Airport. www.citytheatreaustin.org

Stone Soup (2014) Through Aug. 9. Sat., Aug. 2, Wed., Aug. 6, Fri., Aug. 8, Sat., Aug. 9, 10am; Sun, Aug. 3, 2pm. Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside. www.summerstockaustin.org

Bright Now Beyond (2014) Through Aug. 23. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd. www.salvagevanguard.org

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