Free Night of Theater: The List

These Central Texas theatre companies are offering free tickets as part of the national Free Night of Theater campaign

Unless otherwise noted, starting time is 8pm.

Thursday, Oct. 20

Austin Playhouse: A Man for All Seasons, by Robert Bolt; Austin Playhouse, Penn Field, 3601 S. Congress, 476-0084

Baker Theatre: The Mousetrap, by Agatha Christie; Baker Theater, 216 S. Main, Lockhart, 474-TIXS

Bastrop Opera House: Forever Edgar: an Evening with Edgar Allan Poe, by Joel Allan Kabik; Bastrop Opera House, 711 Spring, Bastrop, 512/321-6283

Bismeaux Productions: A Ride With Bob, by Ray Benson and Anne Rapp with the songs of Bob Wills; Cailloux City Center for the Performing Arts, Kerrville, 474-TIXS

Dash Mammoth: Bent, by Martin Sherman; Blue Theater, 916 Springdale, 474-TIXS

Esther's Follies; Esther's Pool, 525 E. Sixth, 474-TIXS

Georgetown Palace Theatre: Noises Off, by Michael Frayn (preview performance); Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, 512/869-7469

Gobotrick Theatre Company: Do Something for Yourself: The Life of Charlotte Bronte (7:30pm); Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., 474-TIXS

Naughty Austin: End of the World Party, by Chuck Ranberg; Arts on Real, 2826 Real, 472-2787

State Theater Company: American Fiesta, by Steven Tomlinson; State Theater, 719 Congress, 474-TIXS

Vortex Repertory Company: Vampyress, by Chad Salvata; The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd., 478-5282

Way Off Broadway Community Players: Catch Me If You Can, by Robert Thomas; 10960 E. Crystal Falls Pkwy., Leander, 474-TIXS

Yellow Tape Construction Company: Come Home, by Amanda Butterfield and Jonathon Morgan (6:30pm); The Vortex Lobby, 2307 Manor Rd., 478-5282

Zachary Scott Theatre Center: Keepin' It Weird, by Dave Steakley; Zach Kleberg Stage, 1421 W. Riverside, 474-TIXS

Zachary Scott Theatre Center: Shear Madness, by Paul Pörtner, adapted by Marilyn Abrams and Bruce Jordan; Whisenhunt Arena Stage, 1510 Toomey, 474-TIXS

Saturday, Oct. 22

The Hideout: Improv at the Hideout (10pm); The Hideout Theater, 617 Congress, 474-TIXS

Thursday, Oct. 27

Hyde Park Theatre: Chopper, by Leah Ryan; Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd, 479-PLAY

Friday, Oct. 28

Salvage Vanguard Theater: AmericaMisfit, by Dan Dietz; The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo, 472-SVT6

Bismeaux Productions: A Ride With Bob, by Ray Benson and Anne Rapp with the songs of Bob Wills; Hogg Auditorium, UT campus, 2400 Whitis, 474-TIXS

Saturday, Oct 29

Chorus Austin: The Creation, by Franz Joseph Haydn; Northwest Hills United Methodist Church, 7050 Village Center Dr., 474-TIXS

Thursday, Nov. 3

Coda Theater Project: The House of Yes, by Wendy MacLeod; Play! Theatre, 1204 Cedar, 474-TIXS

Saturday, Nov. 5

Second Youth Family Theatre: Oz, by Patrick Shanahan (10am or 3pm); Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., 474-TIXS

Wednesday, Nov. 9

St. Edward's University Theatre Department: Way of the World, by William Congreve; Mary Moody Northen Theatre, St. Edward's University, 3001 S. Congress, 474-TIXS

Friday, Nov. 18

Scottish Rite Theatre Not Quite Rite Players: The Plight Before Christmas, by Fred Cusick and Diane Moore; 207 W. 18th, call 474-TIXS

Thursday, Nov. 17

Different Stages: The Playboy of the Western World, by John Millington Synge; Austin Playhouse Second Stage, Penn Field, 3600 S. Congress, 474-TIXS

Friday, Nov. 25

Teatro Vivo in association with Austin Latino Theatre Alliance: La Pastorela; Tillery Street Theatre, 701 Tillery, 474-TIXS

Dec. 1-3, 8-10

Rude Mechanicals Second Stage Series: Pale Idiot, by Kirk Lynn; The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo, 474-TIXS

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