Best Creative Takeover of a Downtown Performance Venue

The Hideout Theatre

After a decade of providing Austin with a Downtown epicenter of improv comedy, the beloved Hideout Theatre was about to bar its storied doors for good. Sorrow loomed. But, no! Up jumps Parallelogramophonograph's Kareem Badr and Roy Janik and Jessica Arjet of Flying Theater Machine, forming a fierce triumvirate of entrepreneurial wherewithal to assume the lease and management, brimming with revamping plans and now – in cahoots with Michael McGill, Andy Crouch, and Kaci Beeler – making the venue an even hotter hotbed of improv hotness.

Hideout Theatre & Coffeehouse
617 Congress, 512/476-1313
www.hideouttheatre.com

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