Texas Performing Arts presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on its 2024 National Tour. The legendary dance company returns to Austin after more than a decade for two special and unique performances including new works and Ailey’s iconic ballet Revelations.
This exhibit showcases materials from the State Archives documenting the official work and daily business of the state’s chief executive spanning 100 years. Can't visit in person? It's available to explore online.
[NOTE: CANCELED DUE TO COVID] Zach Theatre's adaptation of the Dickens classic is "a musical sleigh ride through rhythm and time, infusing the traditional Victorian story with a score that spans all genres and eras," as directed by Dave "Hardworkin'" Steakley. Which is all well and good, but we're happiest because Austin's own Marc Pouhé plays that Ebenezer Scrooge. [NOTE: CANCELED DUE TO COVID]
In this Archive Theater production, the famed consulting detective Holmes Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr. Watson take on their most festive case yet as they try to unravel the mystery of a flawless blue diamond hidden in a Christmas goose. Bonus: Come early and enjoy the tavern atmosphere with games, themed refreshments, live music, and interaction with the cast.
Through Dec. 18. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5pm. $10-35.
This story of two sisters – the sensible Elinor Dashwood and the impulsive Marianne Dashwood – showcases Jane Austen’s clever, comedic storytelling, as adapted for the stage by Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan. A diverse cast of 17 actors create the elegant world, which will feature Regency costumes and charming dances, directed by Ann Ciccolella.
Through Nov. 27. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 3pm. $20.
Right there in the middle of Canopy's anchoring gallery, Adrian Armstrong invites us to see ourselves in these figures and realize that blackness is found blooming in every crevice. This is the first installment of Armstrong's series of multimedia shows exploring the black community in Omaha, Nebraska, and the artist’s first step into a world-building concept.