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    Moments: Songs of Giving Thanks

    City Theatre Austin presents a one-weekend musical performance that gives thanks to the legendary composers, singers, and artists that have touched our lives, featuring the unforgettable songs of Jerry Herman, Burt Bacharach, Kander and Ebb, Stephen Schwartz, Christine McVie, Marvin Hamlisch, Olivia Newton-John, and Jason Robert Brown, with musical direction by Jeffrey Jones-Ragona.
    Nov. 16-19. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 3pm. $15-18.  
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    Art

    This is, of course, Yasmina Reza's arch comedy that asks poignant questions about the meaning of art and friendship. Directed by Steven Pounders for Penfold Theatre, and featuring performances by Ryan Crowder, Nathan Jerkins, and Kareem Badr.
    Through Nov. 18. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 5pm. $17-37.  
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    Barrio Daze

    The Latino Comedy Project's jefe grande, Adrian Villegas, brings back his dynamite one-man show – a note-perfect performance set against the spectacle of a tumultuous national election, a sprawling and irreverent tour through a single day in the barrio.
    Through Nov. 18. Thu.-Sat., 8pm. $23.  
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    Pierre Corneille’s El Cid

    This legendary work recounts the struggles of Spain's national hero, Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, the famed el Cid, as he attempts to preserve his honor after being exiled by King Alfonso VI. Directed by Ann Ciccolella for Austin Shakespeare.
    Through Nov. 26. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. $20-45.  
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    The Book of Mormon

    This outrageous musical comedy by South Park's Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone follows the adventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. But you knew that already, right, brothers and sisters? Getcher tickets while you can!
    Nov. 14-19. Tue.-Thu., 7:30pm; Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 1 & 6:30pm. $40 and up.  
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    The Thin Place

    In The Thin Place, the fragile boundary between our world and the other one is breached. With acuity and relentless curiosity, Lucas Hnath’s play transforms the theater into an intimate séance, crafting an unnerving testament to the power of the mind, which has a mind of its own. And here's our full review of the show.
    Through Nov. 26. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. $28 and up.  
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    The Wolves

    This is Sarah DeLappe's Pulitzer-nominated portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. The cast features guest Equity artist Amy Downing as Soccer Mom alongside students from the St. Ed’s Department of Performing Arts, directed by Anna Skidis Vargas.
    Through Nov. 19. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2pm. $15-28.  

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