The local version of this New York-based phenomenon features 70 one-minute plays by local playwrights (Kirk Lynn, Katherine Catmull, Elizabeth Doss, Cyndi Williams, Sarah Saltwick, Bastion Carboni, and C. Denby Swanson among them) performed live, one after the other, before your theatre-loving eyes. Curated by Dominic D’Andrea; brought to you by the hardworkin' ScriptWorks team. Thu.-Sat., Aug. 28-30, 8pm. $20.
Greater Tuna's multitalented Jaston Williams wrote and stars in this one-man show about his life onstage and behind the scenes. Directed by Sarah Richardson. Aug. 28-Sept. 21. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. Extra shows: Sat., Sept. 6-13, 2:30pm. $40.
The all-singing, all-dancing, feel-good Jesus musical from the Seventies gets a vigorous production from Austin Theatre Project, as directed by David Blackburn. See our review right here.Through Aug. 31. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. $18-35.
Capital T Theatre's Mark Pickell directs the Texas premiere of this Obie-winning play by the incomparable Lisa D'Amour. One city, four neighbors, one hell of a powderkeg waiting to explode – featuring Jason Phelps, Rebecca Robinson, Joey Hood, Rebecca Pearcy, and Tom Green. Recommended? Here's our review. Through Sept. 20. Thu.-Sat., 8pm.
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.
Austin Jewish Repertory Theater and the Trinity Street Players join forces to present this beloved musical on its 50th anniversary. Directed by Adam Roberts. Through Aug. 31. Thu. & Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm. Donations accepted.