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OPENING

30 Loves in 60 Minutes

Lucky Chaos Theater changes the focus of its popular 30 Dates in 60 Minutes show to explore the subject of love in all its marvelous and maddening manifestations for a night of fast-paced theatrical fun. Directed by Leng Wong. Thu.-Sat., June 5-7, 8pm. $8 (+ roll-of-dice, so maybe it's free).

Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd., 512/474-7886

www.luckychaos.com

ONGOING

The Foreigner

Larry Shue's Obie-winning comedy about "the magic of kindness" is directed by Don Toner for Austin Playhouse. And here's our review. Through June 22. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5pm. In the Highland Mall, 6001 Airport. $28-35 (discounts for students, seniors).

512/476-0084

Hamlet

Something for Nothing Theater returns to Ramsey Park with this pared-down version of Shakespeare’s classic, performed by a cast of nine actors and featuring Jon Cook as that melancholy Dane. Through June 7. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. 4301 Rosedale. free.

713/444-2911

www.facebook.com/somethingfornothingtheater, s4ntheater@gmail.com

Twelfth Night

Shakespeare's enchanting and much-loved comedy is directed by Ben McLemore for City Theatre. May 30-June 22. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5:30pm. $15-25 ($10, Thursdays).

City Theatre, 3823-D Airport, 512/524-2870

www.citytheatreaustin.org, info@citytheatreaustin.org

punkplay

Capital T Theatre, purveyor of much that kicks ass, presents Gregory Moss' idiosyncratic genealogy of punk-rock music and coming-of-age narrative in the '80s, in the shadow of the Cold War. Directed by Mark Pickell. Warning (or, perhaps, bonus): Nudity. And here's our recent review! Thu.-Sat., May 29-June 28, 8pm. $15-30.

Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd, 512/479-7529

www.capitalt.org

Burundanga

Austin Latino Theater Alliance presents this comedy by the Spanish playwright Jordi Galceran, in which the titular drug might be the only solution to a tangled problem of imminent parenthood. Directed by Alejandro Pedemonte. Thu.-Sat., May 29-June 21, 8pm. $15.

Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 512/537-2582

www.altateatro.com, info@altateatro.com

30 Loves in 60 Minutes

Lucky Chaos Theater changes the focus of its popular 30 Dates in 60 Minutes show to explore the subject of love in all its marvelous and maddening manifestations for a night of fast-paced theatrical fun. Directed by Leng Wong. Thu.-Sat., June 5-7, 8pm. $8 (+ roll-of-dice, so maybe it's free).

Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd., 512/474-7886

www.luckychaos.com

Once There Were Six Seasons

Here's the world premiere of what we were lucky enough to get a taste of as a workshop production a while back: A truly magnificent work of theatre. Watch, amazed, as Caroline Reck and Glass Half Full present this … ah … well, imagine a complex series of living dioramas about environmental changes that occur over thousands and thousands of years – and now see those dioramas morph from one to the next, live, as you watch. It's no wonder The Henson Foundation is backing this astonishing accomplishment in puppetry and scenic manipulation, and you know we're giving it our highest recommendation. Through June 7. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 6pm. $12-20.

Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd., 512/474-7886

www.glasshalffulltheatre.com

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Christopher Durang's new Chekhov-inspired, Tony-winning comedy has its Central Texas premiere, starring Beth Broderick, Lauren Lane, and Jaston Williams under the direction of Abe Reybold. May 28-June 22. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. $25 and up.

Zach Theatre, 1510 Toomey, 512/476-0541 x1

www.zachtheatre.org