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    Thank You and Have a Nice Day

    Macabre and riddled with darkly funny twists, this original ensemble piece scripted by Monroe Oxley explores our forgiveness and faith in each other. And kolaches. And some mighty weird weather. Directed by Jon DeMitchell for Summer Break Theatre, featuring the performative talents of Maggie Meador, Anna Becker, David Lampe, Yaakov Abrams, and Shane Cullum.
    Through June 17. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm. $20-22.  
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    The Mad Ones

    Kait Kerrigan and Bree Lowdermilk's compelling play of life on the cusp of adulthood is directed by Marcus McQuirter for ACC Drama. "When Kelly’s killed in a car wreck, Sam loses not only her best friend but also the part of herself that was learning to be brave. Now, Sam has to make a decision. Will she follow her mother’s dreams for her, or will she summon the courage to drive away from her friends and family into a future she can’t imagine?"
    Through June 25. Thu.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 2pm. $8.  
ONGOING
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    Big Fish

    Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the film directed by Tim Burton, Big Fish tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest – and then some. Starring Andrew Cannata, Connor Barr, Sarah Zeringue, Liam Minor, Cara Bernstein, Braden Tanner, Stephen Mercantel, Brian Coughlin, Kia Malone, Amy Morgan Minor, Mia Carter, and Nicholas Hunter. Directed by Lara Toner Haddock, with musical direction by Lyn Koenning, for Austin Playhouse.
    Through July 2. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5pm. $34 and up; pick-your-price, Thursdays.  
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    The Importance of Being Earnest

    This Oscar Wilde classic follows the romantic misadventures of a pair of English cads who devise a double life in order to impress the strong-willed women whose hearts they hope to win. But both friends aren't entirely who they appear to be, and a madcap comedy of teatime pitfalls, unexpected antics, and hilarious revelations ensues.
    Through June 18. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $15-25.  

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