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The Last Five Years

Penfold Theatre is casting this critically acclaimed musical that they first performed, yes, five years ago. Actors will be compensated. See website for details. Mon., July 28, 6:30-8:30pm. Servant Church, 1605 E. 38th & 1/2.

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,


How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

Archangel Theatre presents this Pulitzer-winning musical comedy. See our review right here. Through Aug. 3. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. St. Michael’s Catholic Academy 3000 Barton Creek Blvd. $10-15.,

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

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,

Queso Blanco

Paradox Players is casting this Lone Star satire, set in the near future in the Second Republic of Texas, in which liberals are “runnin’ like rabbits.” Seeking: Men of all ages; women, ages 25-25. Contact director Gary Payne for details. Mon., Aug. 4, 7pm.

First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4700 Grover, 512/799-5872

Fronterafest Applications: Now

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.

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

Summer Stock Austin

This tenth anniversary season of Summer Stock Austin bring us Footloose (directed and choreographed by Ginger Morris), Chicago (directed by Michael McKelvey, choreographed by Rocker Verastique), and the world premiere of Allen Robertson's Stone Soup. Through Aug. 10. $10 and up.

Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664

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.

Topfer Theatre at Zach, 202 S. Lamar, 512/476-0541

An Enemy of the People

This year's Vortex Summer Youth Theatre presents Henrik Ibsen's environmental classic, adapted by Bonnie Cullum and Kirk Smith, directed by Aisha Melhem. Through Aug. 2. Thu.-Sun., 8pm. $10-30.

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

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, 3738 FM2714, 979/278-3530

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