The Hideout Theatre & Coffeehouse

617 Congress, Austin, 78701, 512/443-3688
Downtown Austin's oldest indie coffee house also boasts two theatres, one upstairs, one downstairs, that play hosts to films, stand-up, performance art, and bands. With tasty treats and a great view of the Congress goings-on, this storefront gathering spot is a major find.
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Clase Gratis de Improv

¡Órale! The Hideout Theatre – recent host to such Spanish-language shows as Escañdalo: The Improvised Telenovela and Maestro en Español – is offering a free intro-to-improv class completely in Spanish, led by Rosemarie Frezza. Tue., July 17, 7-9pm. Free.

It's … Hideoutrageous!

There's a stage upstairs, there's a stage downstairs, there's coffee all over the place and all sorts of shows and classes here. This Thursday brings you a Threefer and a Free Fringe of improv and a preview of that Big Gay Musical they've been fomenting. Friday's got the TEDucational improv of Speechless, the all-star action of Big Bash, and TheatreDome all shiny and chrome. Then, on Saturday night, after Maestro RAW, that Big Gay Musical returns to explode for a fabulous month's run on the upstairs stage. And, oh, don't miss the competitive improv donnybrook of Maestro! See website for more.

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Big Gay Musical

An all improvised musical that's like so gay, with inspiration from Alison Bechdel's Fun Home and La Cage aux Folles. Read on for more about BGM, and find more improv – queer and less queer – this summer with Unscripted. July 14-Aug. 25, Saturdays, 8pm. $15.

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