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Austin plans jubilee weekend for playwright Terrence McNally.

9:44 am Sep. 12, 2018

Terrence McNally, who grew up in Corpus Christi, ranks among the top two or three playwrights from Texas. In Austin, the Ransom Center at the University of Texas holds his papers, while Zach Theatre has become something of the official home

Gov. Ann Richards hit returns to Zach Theatre

3:00 pm Aug. 2, 2018

Zach Theatre has added Holland Taylor‘s “Ann,” a hit Broadway treatment of late Gov. Ann Richards, to its already announced 2018-2019 season.

Apparently, however, without Taylor in the title role. Casting to be announced later.

Taylor made a big splash

Austin theater alum Tyler Mount wins Tony Award

12:40 pm Jun. 14, 2018

Tyler Mount, who studied at St. Edward’s University and developed a popular vlog for Playbill.com, took home a Tony Award on Sunday. Mount recently returned to town to emcee the Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards.

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Summer Stock Austin is a-comin’ down the street

9:44 am Jun. 6, 2018

Before you know it, Summer Stock Austin will be packing folks into the air-conditioned Rollins Studio Theatre for three shows at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.

Last year, we were bowled over by “Annie Get Your Gun” and mightily amused

Winning the Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards

10:48 am Apr. 19, 2018

Forget the Oscars. Never mind the Tonys. Pay no attention to the Grammys.

Give us the Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards.

Sure, last night’s ceremony at the Long Center clocked in at just under four hours. Nevertheless, we

Your ‘Book of Mormon’ $25 ticket prayers have been answered

12:50 pm Apr. 11, 2018

“The Book of Mormon,” the hit Broadway musical about latter-day missionaries in Africa, returns to Austin and Bass Concert Hall April 17-22. The folks at Broadway in Austin and Texas Performing Arts don’t want you to to miss a beat,