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OPENING

Port Authority

Hyde Park Theatre's Ken Webster returns to the darkly comedic scriptwork of Conor McPherson (St. Nicholas and The Good Thief), and the acclaimed actor/director's bringing Tom Green and Nate Jackson along with him in this story of a young man falling for his female roommate, a middle-aged alcoholic in a great job he can't handle, and a widower who receives a mysterious package. And our review's right here, pallie. Thu.-Sat., July 10-Aug. 9, 8pm. $20-22 (with discounts for students, seniors, military, and Austin Creative Alliance; pay what you wish, Thursdays).

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

www.hydeparktheatre.org

ONGOING

Psycho Beach Party

Charles Busch's campy, gender-bending comedy is presented by City Theatre, with a cast of enthusiastic hodads and gremmies under the direction of Andrew Bosworth. Through July 13. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5:30pm. $10-25.

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

www.citytheatreaustin.org

Silence, the Musical

Michael McKelvey's unstoppable Doctuh Mistuh Productions visits upon our fair city a local rendering of this Off Broadway and Internet sensation, the musical version of The Silence of the Lambs … and you know you wanna see Huck Huckaby get his singing Lecter on, amirite? See our review right here. Through July 13. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5pm. Midnight shows: Sat., July 5 & 12. $12-30.

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

www.doctuhmistuh.org

Pygmalion

George Bernard Shaw’s most popular modern masterpiece, featuring Tom Chamberlain and Amy Lewis as Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle. Directed by Norman Blumensaadt for Different Stages. Our review? Right here.Through July 19. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 7pm. Extra show: Wed., July 16, 7:30pm. $15-30.

The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd., 512/478-5282

www.main.org/diffstages

The Who's Tommy

Pete Townshend's classic musical, of course, in which "Tommy falls down the rabbit hole into a rock-n-roll landscape where the 'deaf, dumb, and blind kid' encounters Uncle Ernie the Mad Hatter, his mother the White Queen, Cousin Kevin the Cheshire Cat, the Acid Red Queen, and his doctors Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum." Directed by Dave Steakley. You know the drill: Touch me, feel, me, reserve your tickets. But first, maybe see our review right here. July 9-Aug. 24. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. $25-75.

Zach Theatre, 1510 Toomey, 512/476-0541

www.zachtheatre.org

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