Those thaumaturgical thespians of Present Company are gearing up for another Shakespeare On The Farm show, this one with original music by Jason Farmer, to be directed by Lindsey Doleshal. Minorities and nontraditional type actors encouraged to audition. Gender-blind casting and doubling will be used, and all performers will receive stipends. Prepare a two-minute Shakespearean monologue; send 'em an email with headshot, résumé, desired role(s) and desired audition day/time. See website for details. June 27-28; Fri., 4-8:30pm; Sat., 9am-1pm. Rain Lily Farm, 914 Shady.
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.
Part radio play, part stroll in the park, part lesson in bird dissection, part musical recital: This internationally acclaimed event, a reinterpretation of A Midsummer Night's Dream with no actors or stage, has been customized for The Contemporary Austin's Laguna Gloria site by Scottish artist David Leddy. Audio players and maps are available from visitor services during regular gallery hours. June 14-28. Tue.-Sun., 10am-4pm. $10.