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Austin Symphony posts decisive new season

1:02 pm Mar. 11, 2018

As Austin Symphony reveals its new season, Music Director Peter Bay talks about a decisive change in direction.

“We are just going to play the pieces we ought to play,” Bay said over soup at Zax restaurant. “We

Your input needed for Texas Medal of Arts Awards

2:12 pm Mar. 7, 2018

Since 2001, the Texas Cultural Trust, an advocacy group, has been honoring our state’s luminaries through the Texas Medal of Arts. The laurels are bestowed every other year at one of the most glamorous galas in

Austin theater veteran Ken Johnson dies at age 82

1:49 pm Mar. 4, 2018

UPDATE: Kenneth O. Johnson: A Celebration of Life will be 11 a.m. April 28 at Hyde Park Theatre, 511 W. 43rd St.

Austin theater veteran Kenneth O. “Ken” Johnson died at home Friday of a heart attack. He was 82.

“Ken died here on

Get your ‘Hamilton’ tickets for Austin right now

11:00 am Feb. 20, 2018

UPDATE 8:57 a.m. Feb. 28: Broadway in Austin has paused its acceptance of new subscribers for the 2018-2019 season that includes the smash musical “Hamilton.” Current subscribers to the 2017-2018 season can still renew their seats