There's still time to submit your applications for Fronterafest 2016's Short Fringe. You know you want to have your 25 minutes in the spotlight, to have a performance you've created be the cynosure of your friends and neighbors and the hundreds of citizens from Austin and beyond who attend Fronterafest each year. Well, get to it, because time's a-wasting! See the website for details.
This is the world premiere for Maksym Kurochkin’s locally set satire, in which "a corrupt and venal mayor presides over Austin's comically broken city council. When a Ukrainian arrives, invoking a looming catastrophe, will locals heed his warning?" Directed by Graham Schmidt for Breaking String Theatre. And here's our review. Thu.-Sat., May 2-17, 8pm. Extra shows: Mon., May 5, 8pm; Wed., May 14, 8pm. $15-30.