The Musicals of August

Here's the slate of musicals playing on area stages this month. For the historically minded fan, they're listed in chronological order from their original production.

Oklahoma! (1943) Through Aug. 16. Thu.-Sun., 8:30pm. Beverly S. Sheffield Hillside Theatre, 2206 William Barton Dr.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961) Through Aug. 3. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun, 2:30pm. Gloria Delgado Performing Arts Theatre, St. Michael's Catholic Academy campus, 3000 Barton Creek Blvd.

Fiddler on the Roof (1964) Through Aug. 31. Thu., Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm. Trinity Street Theatre, 901 Trinity.

Godspell (1971) Aug. 15-31. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd.

Chicago (1975) Through Aug. 10. Thu., July 31-Sat., Aug. 2; Tue., Aug. 5; Thu.-Fri., Aug. 7-8; Sun., Aug. 10, 7:30pm; Sat., Aug. 9, 2pm. Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside.

The Who's Tommy (1992) Through Aug. 24. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. Zach Topfer Theatre, 202 S. Lamar.

Footloose (1998) Through Aug. 10. Sun., Aug. 3, Wed., Aug. 6, Sat., Aug. 9, 7:30pm; Sat., Aug. 2 & Sun., Aug. 10, 2pm. Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside.

The Full Monty (2000) Aug. 22-Sept. 21. Fri.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown.

Urinetown: The Musical (2001) Aug. 15-Sept. 7. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun, 5:30pm. City Theatre, 3823-D Airport.

Stone Soup (2014) Through Aug. 9. Sat., Aug. 2, Wed., Aug. 6, Fri., Aug. 8, Sat., Aug. 9, 10am; Sun, Aug. 3, 2pm. Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside.

Bright Now Beyond (2014) Through Aug. 23. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd.

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