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.
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
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
'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
City Theatre, 3823-D Airport, 512/524-2870
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
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
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, 512/457-5100
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
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
'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
Zach Theatre, 1510 Toomey, 512/476-0541