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OPENING

Flappers, Fedoras, and Foul Play

Audience-interactive murder-mystery-comedy-dinner-theatre sort of thing, all Roaring Twenties style, from those madcap mugs and molls at 4th Wall Texas. Sat.-Sun., July 19-27, 6pm. $20-185.

Speakeasy, 412 Congress, 512/476-8017

www.4thwall.events, 4thwalltexas@gmail.com

Shakespeare at Winedale

It's the 44th season of UT-instigated Bardic thespianism out there in the gorgeous Hill Country, with The Taming of the Shrew, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Troilus and Cressida. Through Aug. 10.

Winedale Historical Center, Off FM 2714, 512/471-4726

www.utexas.edu/cola/progs/winedale/

CLOSING

Walter Cronkite Is Dead

Ellen Massey and Nina Bryant star in this comedy by Joe Calarco. Fri.-Sat., July 11-19, 8pm. $15 ($12, seniors, students).

Gaslight-Baker Theatre, 216 S. Main St., 512/376-5653

www.gaslightbakertheatre.org, info@gaslightbakertheatre.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

ONGOING

Cyrano de Bergerac

Edmond Rostand's classic romance of 1640 Paris, adapted by Anthony Burgess, is directed here by Jeff Hinkle for City Theatre. See our review right here. Through Aug. 10. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5:30pm. $10-25.

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

ww.citytheatreaustin.org

Lysistrata

Aristophanes' classic about women's decisive action against the relentless bullshit of war, performed by The Baron's Men out there in Richard Garriott's beautiful Shakespearean edifice. Through July 26. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $10-30.

The Curtain Theatre, 7400 Coldwater Canyon

www.thebaronsmen.org

All's Well That Ends Well

The 7 Towers Theatre company sets Shakespeare's dark comedy in 1918 France, amid the brutalities of WWI. Directed by Christina Gutierrez. Through Aug. 3. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5pm. $20 ($15, students, seniors; $10, military and veterans).

Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., 951/237-6210

www.7towerstheatre.com, seventowerstheatre@gmail.com

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

Flappers, Fedoras, and Foul Play

Audience-interactive murder-mystery-comedy-dinner-theatre sort of thing, all Roaring Twenties style, from those madcap mugs and molls at 4th Wall Texas. Sat.-Sun., July 19-27, 6pm. $20-185.

Speakeasy, 412 Congress, 512/476-8017

www.4thwall.events, 4thwalltexas@gmail.com

Shakespeare at Winedale

It's the 44th season of UT-instigated Bardic thespianism out there in the gorgeous Hill Country, with The Taming of the Shrew, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Troilus and Cressida. Through Aug. 10.

Winedale Historical Center, Off FM 2714, 512/471-4726

www.utexas.edu/cola/progs/winedale/

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