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Austin’s Fallout Theater Phoenixes up from The New Movement Ashes
New bosses, different from the old bosses, herald a fresh start
" by saying “There sure was a lot of fallout to deal with, following the contentious break-up of what..."

May 8, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Trust Is the Vibe at Fallout Theater
The Downtown comedy club celebrates its fifth anniversary by looking to the future
"...class offerings. A small theatre is a vibe, and Fallout Theater has its own, distinctive vibe...."

Jan. 27, 2023 Arts Feature by Valerie Lopez

Fallout Theater Says Fuck This Week
The improv alchemists of this weekly show turn the crap in your life into comedy gold
"...says "Piss off!" to the week every Monday at Fallout Theater. Fallout knows something about laughing in the midst..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Arts Feature by M. Brianna Stallings

Three Queer Comedians To See at Fallout Theater’s Anniversary
LOL with Arielle Isaac Norman, Jess Lonnett, and Angelina Martin
"...of the queer comedians hitting the stage to celebrate Fallout Theater’s first anniversary. Kicking off Thursday, Jan. 24, and..."

Jan. 24, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Lilli Hime

Fallout Theater's The 2020 First Annual Hollywood Awards Show: Live in Hollywood!
A zany yet surprisingly relevant awards show satire dives into the glitzy soullessness of Hollywood
"...The 2020 First Annual Hollywood Awards Show: Live in Hollywood!Fallout Theater, 616 Lavaca Through March 21Running time: 1..."

March 13, 2020 Arts Review by Madelyn Geyer

Terminator: The Musical at Fallout Theater
This is exactly the sort of loving parody of nuclear apocalypse and time-traveling AI everyone should experience at least once
"...that audiences should experience at least once. Terminator: The MusicalFallout Theater, 616 Lavaca Through May 25 Running time:..."

May 17, 2019 Arts Review by M. Brianna Stallings

Review: Wise Guy Theater Co.’s Dead. Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the End
Theater becomes theatre as Fallout comedy club experiments with drama
"...creative risks is the name of the game for Fallout Theater, the improv/sketch comedy/stand-up venue founded in 2018 and..."

July 12, 2023 Arts Post by Bob Abelman

ColdTowne Theater: Always in Motion
The comedy venue is home to diverse audiences and performers, but needs a permanent home of its own
"...owners of I Luv Video on Airport. Thus, ColdTowne Theater began moving (not-so-) uniformly forward, through pandemic closure and..."

Jan. 5, 2024 Arts Feature by Valerie Lopez

ColdTowne Theater’s Bigfoot, The Musical
ColdTowne brings the rarely seen creature into the spotlight for a show that’s rarely without laughs
"...Curious thrill-seekers can find the beast starring in ColdTowne Theater's production of Bigfoot, The Musical. True to the monster's..."

June 14, 2019 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

Review: Wise Guy Theater Co.’s Dead. Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the End
Theater becomes theatre as Fallout comedy club experiments with drama

July 21, 2023 Arts Feature by Bob Abelman

Comedy Wham’s 200th Interview and Sixth Anniversary
Local epicenter of comedy celebration shines amidst the Fallout
"...Carson, and it’s happening on Wednesday night at the Fallout Theater, and you’re invited...."

Jan. 18, 2022 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Live Screening Screams Abound in It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This
Filmmakers bring their found-footage horror to Fallout Theater on its IRL-only tour
"...Saturday 24, Fallout Theater..."

Feb. 23, 2024 Screens Feature by Katherine McNevins

Cara Connors’ Authentic Queer Self
Queer comedian talks straight passing camp in a tiny cowboy hat
"...anticipation of her first Austin show this Saturday at Fallout Theater, Cara Connors bought a secondhand pair of Wranglers..."

Feb. 25, 2022 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Comedian Arielle Isaac Norman Asks, “How Dark Can We Get?”
Podcast and Off Script host wants to have uncomfortable conversations
"...Arielle Isaac Norman might be the grossest comic in..."

May 13, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Queer Comic Clara Blackstone Is Creating Good Pollution
New Fallout Theater comedy show elevates weird comedy for trash people
"...Blackstone aims to elevate in her new Wednesday night Fallout Theatre show – Good Pollution...."

July 22, 2022 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

How Austin's Performing Artists Are Reopening Their Spaces
After months behind screens, the folks who run the city's theatres, concert halls, and comedy clubs are welcoming audiences back inside
"...Co-founder and co-owner, Fallout Theater..."

July 16, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin’s Longest-Running Stand-Up Showcase Ends After a Decade of Making Stars
Sure Thing is a wrap at 512
"...Carson, announce that the October 6 Sure Thing at Fallout Theater will be the final one...."

Sept. 29, 2023 Arts Feature by Valerie Lopez

Qmmunity: A Sis With a Fist
Sister Fisters event group plans their fifth annual Halloween party with an eye toward encouraging queer talent
"...emo in your Halloweekend? Margaret Hunsicker's new musical at Fallout Theater is all about scene queers in fear: Tear..."

Oct. 27, 2023 Column by James Scott

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

Top 10 Austin Comedy Stories
New fests, new venues, and big returns
"...and it promises to deliver yet again. 3) ColdTowne Theater Is Back..."

Dec. 16, 2022 Arts Feature by Valerie Lopez

Qmmunity: Setting the Table
Fill up your plate with all sorts of deliciously fun queer Austin events
"...Saturday's your last chance to catch We're the Queers, Fallout Theater and director Dylan Garsee's newest improvised show, at..."

Nov. 25, 2022 Column by James Scott

Qmmunity: Cruel, Cruel Midsummer
Despite weathering many hot messes – climate and otherwise – Austin’s queer scene keeps the cool events coming
" all about new variants of pandemic dating, as Fallout Theater's queer sketch show Panny Droppers gives this new..."

July 15, 2022 Column by James Scott

Moontower Comedy 2019: Emma Willmann
Opening up the comic behind Secret Keepers Club
"...• in Small Talk Thu., April 25, 8:30pm, at Fallout Theater • in Spotlight Series Thu., April 25, 10:30pm,..."

April 24, 2019 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Top 10 Memorable Moments in Austin Theatre
Highs and lows from Austin’s stages in their first real post-pandemic year
"...Kudos to Fallout Theater, the Downtown improv/sketch comedy/stand-up venue, for taking a..."

Dec. 15, 2023 Arts Feature by Bob Abelman

New Nonprofit Plans to Bring Back Austin’s Video Rental Culture
We (still) Luv Video
" campaign kickoff event on Oct. 30 at the Fallout Theater, mimicking public access telethons...."

Oct. 28, 2022 Screens Feature by Matthew Monagle

Five Things to Do Online Locally Right Now
Still not risking crowds? We've got your socially distanced virtual back
"...Austin's four families of improv – the Hideout Theatre, Fallout Theater, Merlin Works, ColdTowne Theater – have "yes, and"-ed..."

Jan. 21, 2022 Arts Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Improviser Shannon Stott Brings Some Lord of the Rings to Out of Bounds
The Gandalf of improv is all over the comedy festival
"...Speechless Live – Wed., Aug. 28, 9:30pm, Fallout Theater..."

Aug. 23, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Laughter, AAPI Style With Y'All We Asian
Austin's all-Asian comedy troupe raps up AAPI Heritage Month with a Big Ol' Comedy Showcase
"...Summer Vacation and Starring Y'all We Asian at Coldtowne Theater. In July 2020, they opened the monthly show Y'all..."

May 27, 2022 Arts Feature by Valerie Lopez

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival 2018: Picks
In the bounty of improv, sketch, & stand-up, some of our picks
"...Sat., 7pm, Institution Theater: Teresa Lee (stand-up from L.A.), Katie Nguyen (stand-up from..."

Aug. 28, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Qmmunity: Carnival of Queers
A carnival of queer cavorting will delight your senses this weekend
"...farewell performance from Dylan Garsee. Sat., Sept. 16, 7pm. Fallout Theater, 616 Lavaca. $15."

Sept. 15, 2023 Column by James Scott

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