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    Name That Gilbert & Sullivan Character

    Gather 'round, friends of Austin's Gilbert & Sullivan Society, to witness a daring contestant trying to guess the correct characters as you listen to some of your favorite G&S songs performed as “clues.” Also, new stories will be spun, tying together characters from different G&S shows. Why, it's going to be an afternoon of filkish fan fiction at its topsy-turvy finest!
    Sun., Nov. 10, 2pm. Free.
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    FuturX Festival

    This year's exciting festival of Latinx works of theatre features the world premiere of Krysta Gonzalez's Más Cara; an interactive artist salon with Proyecto Teatro; Glass Half Full Theatre's showcase of Latinx puppetry; improv performances from ¡Escándalo!, Vida de Los Muertos, and Prima Doñas; the Latino Comedy Project's Adrian Villegas revealing the secrets behind his hit parody Estar Guars; an encore of Laura de La Fuente's Liz Behan: One Woman at Dusk; Raul Garza's My H-E-B; y mucho mas! How much more, precisely? The Chronicle's Trey Gutierrez tells you right here.
    Wed.-Sun., Nov. 6-10. Times vary. $50 for a festival pass.  
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    Gifted Women's Show & Expo

    This inaugural event is a variety show that celebrates an all-female cast and crew, featuring A'lante Flamenco dancers, music by Leeann Atherton, Cirque performer Corean Gonzales, art by Angela Navarro, poetry by Shaelyn Handle, a play written by Allison Orr Block, Amy McAndrew, and Cindy Vining, a monologue by Amanda Williamson, and musical improv by Girls, Girls, Girls.
    Sun., Nov. 10, 2-5pm. $10.
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    Goodnight, Desdemona

    This Ann-Marie MacDonald comedy takes us from a dusty office in Canada’s Queen’s University, into the fraught and furious worlds of two of Shakespeare’s best-known tragedies, Othello and Romeo and Juliet, and turns them upside-down. Directed by Kelly Carolyn Gordon for Concordia University.
    Nov. 7-10. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm  
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    Shadows of Sidhe

    Velvet Nox Productions invites you to their final show of 2019 as they explore Celtic myths come to life through pole dance, burlesque, belly dance, and arts that play in the spaces in between. Each night brings a different arc to life, each performed by a unique troupe. On Saturday, they'll "slip into the dusky twilight, lured far from home by glimmering fairies and the promise of glory." On Sunday, witness the performers "break into the dawn, roaming the enchanted plains in search of light and order."
    Nov. 9-10. Sat., 8pm; Sun., 7pm. $20 and up.  
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    The One

    This one-man play by Oliver Pitcher, another presentation of the multipartite Austin Veteran Arts Festival, is about a PTSD-fraught World War II veteran who relives his life as he explains why he has chosen to live in a box – a room with no doors or windows. Starring Glenn Towery, directed by Florinda Bryant.
    Through Nov. 10. Fri.-Sun., 8pm. $10.  
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    Much Ado About Nothing

    This new version of Shakespeare’s beloved tale – directed by Katie Van Winkle for ACC Drama, is set in a Neo-Elizabethan dystopia and weaves together "an exploration of shame and honor with enchanting screwball comedy."
    Oct. 24-27 and Nov. 7-10. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $8.  
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    Más Cara

    In her new bilingual play, Krysta Gonzales brings together archetypes of Latina womanhood to dance, bicker, share chisme, heal old wounds, and insist that being "too much" is what makes them just perfect. This world premiere is directed by Rudy Ramirez for the Vortex and Teatro Vivo.
    Through Nov. 16. Thu.-Sun., 8pm. $15-37.  
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    Spring Awakening

    Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik's punk-rock musical "personifies the struggles of growing up and finding your own unique voice" and is directed by Anna Skidis Vargas for UT's Department of Theatre and Dance.
    Through Nov. 24. Times vary, see website. $15-26.  

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