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for Sun., Feb. 5
  • UTNT (UT New Theatre) Festival

    UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents newly developed works from playwrights of Texas Theatre and Dance and Michener Center for Writers. Now celebrating its 17th season, this showcase exists as an incubator for new work, with many plays continuing on to be professionally produced across the country.
    Feb. 29-Mar. 3  
    UT Theatre and Dance
  • Past Deposits from a Future Yet to Come

    Past Deposits from a Future Yet to Come is a new video art installation by internationally recognized artists Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler. Opening night festivities include a viewing of the installation alongside a free live performance of the musical score composed by Alex Weston.
    Sat. Mar. 2, 7pm  
    Moody Amphitheater
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    Theatre

    Cirque Du Soleil: Corteo

    Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo makes its first appearance here in the state capital, presenting five thrilling shows in which illusion teases reality.
    Feb. 2-5. Thu.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 3:30 & 7:30pm; Sun., 1pm. $49 and up.  
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    Books

    Elle Cosimano: Finlay Donovan Jumps the Gun

    Author Elle Cosimano celebrates the release of the third book in her popular Finlay Donovan series. The evening features an audience Q&A and a signing line.
    Sun., Feb. 5, 7pm. Free.  
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    Theatre

    Estado Vegetal / Vegetative State

    Zilker Botanical Garden is excited to present this play by Manuela Infante, directed by Khristián Méndez Aguirre and performed in Spanish and English. Equal parts ode to plant beauty, meditation of grief, virtuosic performances, plant philosophy, and Austin-grown weirdness, Estado Vegetal/Vegetative State tells the story of a neighborhood rocked by a disaster.
    Through Feb. 18. Fri.-Sat., 7pm. Donations accepted.
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    Theatre

    Fire In Dreamland

    The Filigree Theatre presents Rinne Groff's new play that's set in Coney Island in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy and follows a young woman as she crosses paths with an illusive and charismatic Dutch filmmaker who's obsessed with telling the story of the 1911 fire that burned Coney Island’s "Dreamland" to the ground. With Kathleen Fletcher, Brough Hansen, and Allen Porterie, directed by Elizabeth V. Newman.
    Through Feb. 12. Thu.-Sun., 8pm. $25-40.  
    Factory on 5th, 3409 E. Fifth
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    Classical Music

    Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street

    Austin Opera presents Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller, a dark and brooding story of love and revenge (and, of course, meat pies), brought to life by a cast of operatic stars – Kevin Burdette! Mela Dailey! Mark Diamond! Raven McMillon! and more – under the direction of Doug Scholz-Carlson and conductor Timothy Myers.
    Thu., Feb. 2, 7:30pm; Sun., Feb. 5, 2:30pm  
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