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George Bernard Shaw’s most popular modern masterpiece, featuring Tom Chamberlain and Amy Lewis as Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle. Directed by Norman Blumensaadt for Different Stages. Our review? Right here.Through July 19. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 7pm. Extra show: Wed., July 16, 7:30pm. $15-30.

The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd., 512/478-5282

Walter Cronkite Is Dead

Ellen Massey and Nina Bryant star in this comedy by Joe Calarco. Fri.-Sat., July 11-19, 8pm. $15 ($12, seniors, students).

Gaslight-Baker Theatre, 216 S. Main St., 512/376-5653,


All's Well That Ends Well

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,

Cyrano de Bergerac

Edmond Rostand'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. $10-25.

City Theatre, 3823-D Airport, 512/524-2870



Aristophanes' classic about women's decisive action against the relentless bullshit of war, performed by The Baron's Men out there in Richard Garriott's beautiful Shakespearean edifice. Through July 26. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $10-30.

The Curtain Theatre, 7400 Coldwater Canyon

Port Authority

Hyde Park Theatre's Ken Webster returns to the darkly comedic scriptwork of Conor McPherson (St. Nicholas and The Good Thief), and the acclaimed actor/director's bringing Tom Green and Nate Jackson along with him in this story of a young man falling for his female roommate, a middle-aged alcoholic in a great job he can't handle, and a widower who receives a mysterious package. And our review's right here, pallie. Thu.-Sat., July 10-Aug. 9, 8pm. $20-22 (with discounts for students, seniors, military, and Austin Creative Alliance; pay what you wish, Thursdays).

Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd, 512/479-7529

Fronterafest Applications: Now

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.

Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd, 512/479-7529

The Who's Tommy

Pete Townshend'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. $25-75.

Topfer Theatre at Zach, 202 S. Lamar, 512/476-0541

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