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Out of Bounds: The Lineup
"...Theater, 2803 Manor Rd.; the Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress; ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport; the Velveeta Room, 521 E. Sixth;..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Arts Feature

Guide to Austin Improv
The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown
"...and myself offer this introduction to improv in Austin. ColdTowne Theater..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Some Local Bartenders Wanna Have a Word With You
Because the comedians at ColdTowne are putting them onstage
"...That's the basic idea behind the new show at ColdTowne Theater, one of this city's epicenters of comedy and..."

Jan. 18, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Off the Cuff and in Your City
A roundup of Austin improv schools
"...Clay­ton Maxwell's account of her recent experience attending the ColdTowne Conservatory (see "Zapping Me Into the Present Moment")...."

Aug. 28, 2009 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The 24-Hour Sketch Brawl
Ten teams fight to see how much funny they can cook up in one day
" sketch comedy show in just 24 hours. The ColdTowne Theater gang, ever on the search for more inventive..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Unscripted: Sexy Future Space Lady
What says summer fun more than out-of-this-world lovin' with a Sexy Future Space Lady? Especially improvised!
"...• ColdTowne Theater: 4803-B Airport."

May 18, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Making Offers No One Can Refuse
The Five Families of Austin improv go Out of Bounds with the 13th annual comedy festival
"...The Hideout. Merlin Works. ColdTowne. The New Movement. The Institution Theater. Ladies and gentlemen,..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ramin Nazer
Ramin brings the ha-has with his absurdist non sequitur style
" appearances and his ongoing stand-up showcase, Live at ColdTowne, Friday nights...."

Dec. 10, 2010 Arts Feature by Steve Birmingham

Barney Miller: Dark Knight
Holy Wojo, Batman, these sitcom detectives seem awful familiar!
"...“We’re using actual storylines from the TV show,” says ColdTowne Theater’s Dave Buckman, director of the hybrid sketch/improv show..."

Oct. 19, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Showcases
Laughs on the regular
"...therefore most surprising and intimate shows in town. – C.M. Live@ColdTowne..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Carina Magyar

Comedians With Theatre Damage
The fourth annual Austin Sketch Fest scripts itself silly
"...The man is Michael Jastroch of ColdTowne Theater, and he's in the mood to 1) drink..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

see.hear.speak.three: They said 'yes and' and had a festival
ColdTowne's comedy fest grew out of the fundamental improv principle of saying, 'Yes, and ...'
"...the last couple of years couldn't help but notice ColdTowne. In 2006, it won the Chronicle "Best of Austin"..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Grown Ups 3 Comes to Life in Austin
Hot spec script gets a reading at ColdTowne to benefit RAICES
"...Austin with that same Sandler & Co. love is ColdTowne’s wonderful cavalcade of comedians bringing Grown Ups 3 to..."

Jan. 22, 2020 Arts Post by James Scott

Queer Comedy That’s Not Just for Queers
Way Down in the Hole and Liz Behan take over ColdTowne
"...queer double-header every Saturday for the next month at ColdTowne Theater, are excited about the community’s positive response to..."

Aug. 15, 2019 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Local Married Couple Flaunts Public Comedy Habit
Chloe and Lane Ingram are ... Chlane
"...They’ve had a residency at ColdTowne Theater on Airport Boulevard for a couple of months..."

June 20, 2019 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Getting to Oz Through Austin Arts
Area arts events make a Yellow Brick Road to The Wizard of Oz in Zilker Park
"...firsthand, er, paw. He's Steve Scott, titular star of ColdTowne's weekly show What's the Story, Steve?, and he happens..."

May 19, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

In the Bounce House with Comedian Danny Palumbo
2015’s Funniest Person in Austin is cooking on all burners
"...Bounce House, and you run that weekly showcase at ColdTowne, and you’re also working on a third foodie-mocking website..."

Nov. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Sketch Fest
Rise of the planet of the skits
"...few years, and that sparked the brain trust at ColdTowne to found the Austin Sketch Fest, a five-day jamboree..."

May 18, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fun Fun Fun Fest Interviews: Saturday
Move over, Mr. Smarty Pants
"...ColdTowne Comedy Hour5:30pm, Stage 2..."

Nov. 7, 2008 Music Feature by Michael Jastroch

2008 B. Iden Payne Awards
A strong sense of community at possibly the funniest Payne Awards ceremony ever
"...Buckman, the Frank Mills; Roy Janik, Parallelogramophonograph; Michael Jastroch, ColdTowne; Shana Merlin, Girls Girls Girls; Tami Nelson, ColdTowne; Asaf..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Qmmunity: Queers Who Inspire Us
Plus trans-centric theatre, queer comedy, and the return of aGLIFF
"...the Hole & Liz Behan: One Woman at Dusk ColdTowne is going to the queers this Saturday night with..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

2017 Payne Theatre Award Winners
Lotta love for Nevermore, Drowning Girls, Agent Andromeda
"...extended into the honors for improvisational theatre, where the ColdTowne Theater production of Latinauts: La Frontera Finál received three..."

Oct. 25, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
"...of Strangers, The Hideout Theatre Latinauts: La Frontera Finál, ColdTowne Theater Peter Pan and the Great Unknown, The Hideout..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Venues
Where to find the funny in town
"...ColdTowne Theater 4803 Airport."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

This Is (Not) the Gayest Show You’ll Ever See: A Review
Queer comics take over Coldtowne on Saturday nights
"...Such was part of the delight in Coldtowne Theater’s Saturday night performance of the sketch comedy This..."

March 24, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Rachel Van Middlesworth

Your Laugh Track to Austin
A quick romp through our city's finer funny spots
"...Johnson’s Bakery drive-through (4909 Airport) down the street from Coldtowne Theater (4803 Airport). Grab a half a dozen glazed..."

June 17, 2016 AAN Post by Ashley Alkek

Joke 'Stache
Danny Palumbo wins Funniest Person in Austin 2015, advances equal rights for facial hair
"...a busy year, hosting the stand-up showcase Live at Coldtowne, then taking over co-hosting duties for the stand-up showcase..."

May 22, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Still the Fading Stains of Some Bad Improv Blood
Because: You have Five Families, you're gonna have some dysfunction.
"...of other-than-paradise, however briefly, right? Whether it's the years-old ColdTowne schism that led to the formation of The New..."

Aug. 28, 2014 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Shanty Town Lake
ColdTowne as Sketch Central? With this comedy show, the club is halfway there.
"...ColdTowne Theater, 4803-B Airport, 524-2807,"

June 4, 2010 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Zapping Me Into the Present Moment
"...From my first class at ColdTowne Conservatory, I fell for the warm-ups – challenging, ridiculous..."

Aug. 28, 2009 Arts Feature by Clayton Maxwell

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