Productions in December 2019

Sep. 15 - Dec. 21
T, Sat-Sun
Austin
Wake Up, Brother Bear by Zach Theatre

Wake Up, Brother Bear
by Zach Theatre

 

By popular demand, ZACH’s Moody Foundation Theatre for Families production Wake Up, Brother Bear! extends its run and moves to ZACH’s main campus ...

Nov. 08 - Dec. 01
F-Sun
Wimberley
Next to Normal by Wimberley Players

Next to Normal
by Wimberley Players

Dad's an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens, appearing to be a typical ...

Nov. 14 - Dec. 01
Th-Sun
Austin
Saint Somebody by Mélange Theatre Company

Saint Somebody
by Mélange Theatre Company

  When an African-American “deserter” wanders into the camp of the Irish Brigade near Gettysburg, conflicts intensify, but the soldier carries an old statue that ...

Nov. 14 - Dec. 28
Th-Sat
Austin
The Taming of the Shrew (Shit-Faced Shakespeare) by Magnificent Bastard Productions

The Taming of the Shrew (Shit-Faced Shakespeare)
by Magnificent Bastard Productions

We Magnificent Bastards are at it again! We shall bring you The Taming of the Shrew in all of its splendor and glory as only ...

Nov. 20 - Dec. 29
W-Sun
Austin
A Christmas Carol: A Rockin' Family Musical by Zach Theatre

A Christmas Carol: A Rockin' Family Musical
by Zach Theatre

For the sixth year in a row, Austin’s most rockin’ holiday tradition returns to make merry with new music and surprises to get the party started ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 29
F-Sun
Georgetown
A Christmas Story by Georgetown Palace Theatre

A Christmas Story
by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Ralphie Parker only wants one thing for Christmas: A Red Ryder BB gun. Despite pleading his case to his mother, teacher, and even Santa Claus ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 08
Th-Sun
Austin
As You Like It by Austin Shakespeare

As You Like It
by Austin Shakespeare

 

Austin Shakespeare brings one of Shakespeare’s most romantic of comedies with music from some of Austin’s talented songwriters in As You Like It, performed ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 14
Th-Sun
Austin
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Different Stages

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
by Different Stages

Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant and ambitious young student, discovers the secret of creating life from the remains of the dead. But elation at his triumph ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 22
F-Sun
San Antonio
Elf, the musical by The Public Theater

Elf, the musical
by The Public Theater

Buddy embarks on a journey to discover his true identity and is determined to win over his new family. This modern day holiday classic reminds ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 21
Th-Sun
Austin
She Loves Me by Austin Playhouse

She Loves Me
by Austin Playhouse

Austin Playhouse is celebrating the holiday season with the euphoric romantic musical comedy She Loves Me. She Loves Me is about a charming case of ...

Nov. 22 - Dec. 22
F-Sun
San Antonio
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Classic Theatre of San Antonio

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
by Classic Theatre of San Antonio

Taking place two years after the conclusion of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice, the bookish, oft-neglected middle sister, Mary Bennet becomes the center of ...

Nov. 29 - Dec. 15
 
San Antonio
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Las Nuevas Tamaleras

Las Nuevas Tamaleras
by Las Nuevas Tamaleras

A one-act comedy about three Mexican-American women who dive headfirst into tamale-making. The catch? This is their very first time! Las Nuevas Tamaleras has ...

Nov. 29 - Dec. 23
F-Sun
San Antonio
A Christmas Carol, the musical by Woodlawn Theatre

A Christmas Carol, the musical
by Woodlawn Theatre

Ever since that Christmas Eve seven years ago when Ebenezer Scrooge buried his longtime friend and business partner, Jacob Marley, Scrooge has developed a deep ...

Nov. 29 - Dec. 21
F-Sun
Somewhere
It's A Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play by Penfold Theatre Company

It's A Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play
by Penfold Theatre Company

Back by popular demand, the show draws audience members back in time to 1946 as members of the KPNF radio station are assembling for a ...

Nov. 29 - Dec. 21
Th-Sat
Round Rock
Miracle on 34th Street by Sam Bass Community Theatre

Miracle on 34th Street
by Sam Bass Community Theatre

 

"Miracle on 34th Street" is the story of the real Santa Claus, who goes to work at Macy's toy department. The story begins ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 29
Sat-Sun
San Antonio
Scrooge, A Classic Tale of Redemption by Roxie Theatre Company

Scrooge, A Classic Tale of Redemption
by Roxie Theatre Company

 

Scrooge: The Classic Tale of Redemption is about Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 22
Sat-Sun
Round Rock
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Sam Bass Community Theatre

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
by Sam Bass Community Theatre

Directed by Veronica Prior.

Dec. 05 - Dec. 08
Th-Sun
Waco
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Waco Civic Theatre

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
by Waco Civic Theatre

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids--probably the most inventively ...

Dec. 05 - Dec. 22
Th-Sun
Horseshoe Bay
A Twisted Christmas Carol by Hill Country  Community Theatre (HCCT)

A Twisted Christmas Carol
by Hill Country Community Theatre (HCCT)

This hilarious comedy is set in a BBQ joint in a small town in Texas. Cantankerous BBQ joint owner Buford Johnson gets in an ...

Dec. 05 - Dec. 21
Th-Sat
Bryan
It's A Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play by StageCenter Community Theatre

It's A Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play
by StageCenter Community Theatre

​This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few ...

Dec. 05 - Dec. 15
Th-Sun
Navasota
A Charlie Brown Christmas by Navasota Theatre Alliance

A Charlie Brown Christmas
by Navasota Theatre Alliance

The holidays can be overwhelming. Charlie Brown is particularly bothered by the materialism that drives the season. He embraces the opportunity to direct his school’s ...

Dec. 05 - Dec. 22
Th-Sun
Austin
Next to Normal by Ground Floor Theatre

Next to Normal
by Ground Floor Theatre

Next to Normal explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Dad's an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour ...

Dec. 05 - Dec. 29
Th-Sun
Austin
5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche by City Theatre Company

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche
by City Theatre Company

 

It’s 1956 and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual, and much anticipated, holiday quiche breakfast ...

Dec. 05 - Dec. 22
Th-Sun
Brenham
A Christmas Story by Unity Theatre

A Christmas Story
by Unity Theatre

 

 

Humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the mid-west in the 1940’s follows 9 year old Ralphie Parker in his quest to ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 15
 
Austin
10-Minutes Plays for the Holidays by Trinity Street Players

10-Minutes Plays for the Holidays
by Trinity Street Players

DASHER DANCER PRANCER AND PLAYWRIGHT: 10-Minute Plays for the Holidays!

Short new plays by Heidi Kraay, Lavour Addison, Patrick Gabridge, Kyle Therral Wilson, Alex Rubin, and ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 28
F-Sun
San Antonio
Christmas City Confidential by Overtime Theater

Christmas City Confidential
by Overtime Theater

 

Murder has descended on the North Pole and Santa Claus has no idea what to do! His only option is to turn to the ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 21
 
Kerrville
The Gift of the Magi by Playhouse 2000

The Gift of the Magi
by Playhouse 2000

Amy and Marcus Goodyear, favorites of local audiences, are enjoying the chance to  be seen in "The Gift of the Magi"beginning Friday in the ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 15
F-Sun
Aransas Pass
It's A Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play by Rialto Theatre

It's A Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play
by Rialto Theatre

George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it  all - and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 22
 
Austin
A Christmas Memory by Alchemy Theatre Company

A Christmas Memory
by Alchemy Theatre Company

Following acclaimed productions of Mary Page Marlowe and The Waverly Gallery, The Alchemy Theatre once again brings their unique and powerful brand of storytelling to ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 21
F-Sun
Lockhart
The Gift of the Magi by Gaslight Baker Theatre

The Gift of the Magi
by Gaslight Baker Theatre

 

Set in the days before Christmas 1923, in Austin, Texas, Gift of the Magi centers on Jim and Della Young, two poor newlyweds trying ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 14
F-Sat
Salado
A Christmas Carol at Tablerock by Tablerock of Salado

A Christmas Carol at Tablerock
by Tablerock of Salado

Come see the 27th annual performances of Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol" directed by Thom Wilson. The show is adapted by Harry Sweet from the ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 29
F-Sun
Georgetown
Dashing Through the Snow by Georgetown Palace Theatre

Dashing Through the Snow
by Georgetown Palace Theatre

It’s four days before Christmas in the tiny town of Tinsel, Texas, and a colorful parade of eccentric guests arrive at the Snowflake Inn and ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 15
F-Sun
Leander
Merry Christmas, Jolene, a melodrama by Way Off Broadway Community Players

Merry Christmas, Jolene, a melodrama
by Way Off Broadway Community Players

It’s Christmas in Brand Prairie, Texas. Jolene, unlucky in love, is the heart of everyone’s world. Her best friend, Annie, the sheriff and the rest ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 15
F-Sun
Austin
A Christmas Carol by Paradox Players

A Christmas Carol
by Paradox Players

 

Scrooge is coming! The Paradox Players present the immortal classic 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens adapted for the stage by Christopher Schario.This ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 15
F-Sun
Boerne
Fruitcakes by Boerne Community Theatre

Fruitcakes
by Boerne Community Theatre

 

Mix together a batch of fruitcakes, three dozen Christmas trees, 10,000 outdoor Christmas lights, a chicken pox epidemic, two southern spinsters, an estranged ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 21
Th-Sat
Austin
The Butcher of Baraboo by Street Corner Arts

The Butcher of Baraboo
by Street Corner Arts

In Baraboo, Wisconsin, the ground is white with snow and the air is black with laughs. Valerie is the town butcher with an axe to ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 07
F-Sat
Austin
The Hero Twins: Blood Race by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Hero Twins: Blood Race
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

 

The orders of the ruling and working classes have forever been decided by a competitive race through the underworld. For as long as this ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 15
F-Sun
Austin
Dasher, Dancer, Prancer & Playwright - 10-minute Plays for the Holidays by Trinity Street Players

Dasher, Dancer, Prancer & Playwright - 10-minute Plays for the Holidays
by Trinity Street Players

Start this season at the theatre with Dasher, Dancer, Prancer & Playwright: 10 Minute Plays for the Holidays! Santa packaged up seven short plays by ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 07
F-Sat
Austin
Austin Puppet Incident by Glass Half Full Theatre

Austin Puppet Incident
by Glass Half Full Theatre

The Austin Puppet Incident

An evening of short puppet works from a variety of local and national puppet artists.

 

 

The Austin Puppet Incident ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 08
F-Sun
Austin
All Happy Families Are The Same by Round-About Players

All Happy Families Are The Same
by Round-About Players

Round About Players is proud to present our fall show, "All Happy Families are the Same" written by Isabella Ray and directed by Anna Altamirano ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 07
 
Somewhere
KZFrazier Drama Company

Hiphopera
by KZFrazier Drama Company

bassed on Annie

Dec. 07 - Dec. 21
Sat-Sun
Austin
A Christmas Carol - Reduced, Reused, and Recycled by Scottish Rite Theater

A Christmas Carol - Reduced, Reused, and Recycled
by Scottish Rite Theater

School’s out for the holidays, but Timmy Cratchit is stuck at Scrooge’s Plastic Emporium where his mom labors overtime on a last-minute deadline. Tim and ...

Dec. 07 - Dec. 21
Sat-Sun
Wimberley
The Plight Before Christmas by Emily Ann Theatre

The Plight Before Christmas
by Emily Ann Theatre

What happens when you place A Christmas Carol in the Old West, and as a melodrama??

Treat yourself and your loved ones to an old ...

Dec. 12 - Dec. 22
Th-Sun
Austin
Of Mice and Music by Tapestry Dance Company

Of Mice and Music
by Tapestry Dance Company

Celebrate the holidays with the whole family and join Tapestry Dance Company with this Austintatious rhythm tap and jazz spin on the beloved yuletide story ...

Dec. 12 - Dec. 17
Th-T
Austin
The Reciprocity of Persephone by Bottle Alley Theatre Company

The Reciprocity of Persephone
by Bottle Alley Theatre Company

My dear, my dear, it is not so dreadful here. - Prayer to Persephone, Edna St. Vincent Millay

The otherworldly garden that Kore and her mother ...

Dec. 12 - Dec. 22
Th-Sun
Austin
La Pastorela 2019 by Teatro Vivo

La Pastorela 2019
by Teatro Vivo

Diablos, angelitos, y pastores – valgame! It must be December! Teatro Vivo is proud to present La Pastorela 2019, adapted and directed by Teatro Vivo ...

Dec. 12 - Dec. 22
Th-Sun
San Antonio
All Is Calm by The Public Theater

All Is Calm
by The Public Theater

In 1914, at the Western Front, out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man's Land ...

Dec. 12 - Dec. 24
Th-Sun
San Antonio
A Charlie Brown Christmas by Magik Theatre

A Charlie Brown Christmas
by Magik Theatre

The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful adaptation. When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees among everyone during ...

Dec. 13 - Dec. 21
F-Sat
San Antonio
Worthy by Overtime Theater

Worthy
by Overtime Theater

ales from the Little OT: Worthy

Written and directed by Jules Vaquera

 Tales from the Little OT is a series of enigmatic stand-alone stories written ...

Dec. 13 - Dec. 22
F-Sun
Fredericksburg
A Christmas Carol - a live radio play by Fredericksburg Theater Company

A Christmas Carol - a live radio play
by Fredericksburg Theater Company

Charles Dickens' holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast, complete with holiday tunes, vintage commercials for fruitcake (extra-fancy), the magic of ...

Dec. 13 - Dec. 21
F-Sun
Lakeway
A Cool Yule by Tex-Arts

A Cool Yule
by Tex-Arts

A Cool Yule,” the swingin’ holiday cabaret, returns for its seventh year! This TexARTS tradition will warm your heart with the timeless classics ...

Dec. 13 - Dec. 15
F-Sat
Austin
The Preacher's Wife by Robert King, Jr.

The Preacher's Wife
by Robert King, Jr.

 King Productions is set to open their 2020 Season with a 90’s Holiday Classic, "The Preacher’s Wife," based on  Robert Nathan’s 1928 book The Bishop’s Wife, which ...

Dec. 13 - Dec. 14
F
Austin
Journey of the Wise Men by Monica Ballard

Journey of the Wise Men
by Monica Ballard

Living interactive Christmas tableau.

Dec. 14
 
Austin
Abuelita's Christmas Carol by Alex Garza

Abuelita's Christmas Carol
by Alex Garza

In 2006, Alex Garza assembled a group of actors to perform a play as a tribute to his grandmother. The show debuted at Austin’s Play ...

Dec. 14 - Dec. 15
F-Sat
Austin
Sembrando Herencia - Las Lavanderas by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

Sembrando Herencia - Las Lavanderas
by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

They were strong women, a key group in the economic development of their time -- and a force to be reckoned with! Join Puerto Rican Folkloric ...

Dec. 14
Sat
Wimberley
Yana Wana's Legend of the Blue Bonnet by Teatro Vivo

Yana Wana's Legend of the Blue Bonnet
by Teatro Vivo

 

 

Next in our series of Five Saturdays of Cultural Sharing!

Young Maria is having trouble in school. Her mother sends her to her ...

Dec. 14
Sat
Austin
Holiday Storytime with Bernadette Nason by Austin Playhouse

Holiday Storytime with Bernadette Nason
by Austin Playhouse

Award-winning actress, storyteller, and author Bernadette Nason entertains audiences of all ages with treasured, timeless multicultural folktales. Featuring The Shoemaker and the Elves and The Baker’s Dozen, this ...

Dec. 14
Sat
Converse
The King by F.O.C.U.S. - Fine Arts Department of New World Covenant Church

The King
by F.O.C.U.S. - Fine Arts Department of New World Covenant Church

The King is a riveting adaptation of the Wizard of Oz. Dorothy takes a journey through her soul uncovering the many broken areas of her ...

Dec. 17 - Dec. 18
T-W
Austin
A Christmas Carol, one-actor, by Bernadette Nason by Austin Playhouse

A Christmas Carol, one-actor, by Bernadette Nason
by Austin Playhouse

Join Austin Playhouse in celebrating the holiday season with award-winning actress, storyteller, and author Bernadette Nason, as she reprises her one-woman version of Charles Dickens’  ...

Dec. 19 - Dec. 22
F-Sat
San Antonio
La Pastorela San Antonio by Teatro Audaz

La Pastorela San Antonio
by Teatro Audaz

Teatro Audaz Presents La Pastorela, a centuries-old Mexican tradition of recreating the biblical passages where the sheppards follow the Star of Bethlehem to find the ...

Dec. 19 - Dec. 22
Th-Sun
Seguin
Christmas Belles by Texas Theatre

Christmas Belles
by Texas Theatre

 “Christmas Belles” By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. A church Christmas program spins hilariously out of control in this Southern farce about ...

Dec. 19 - Jan. 05
Th-Sun
Austin
A Tuna Christmas by City Theatre Company

A Tuna Christmas
by City Theatre Company

 

Keep your 2019 holiday season going strong with lots of la – la – la – laughter as City Theatre Austin brings back the ...

Dec. 20
F
Austin
Fumbling for the Knob by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Fumbling for the Knob
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

In the stench of an East Texas refinery town, a gay boy is born in the closet to a family of fundamentalist Christians. At the ...

Dec. 21
Sat
San Antonio
Bah, Humbug! by Company Theatre

Bah, Humbug!
by Company Theatre

Award-winning actor J. Damian Gillen portrays all the characters from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in the 16th annual Texas tour of Bah! Humbug ...

Dec. 22
Sun
Austin
Casta by Salvage Vanguard Theater

Casta
by Salvage Vanguard Theater

  

Casta is an intimate multi-lingual performance featuring music, puppetry, and dance. Casta is inspired by a series of casta paintings by Miguel Cabrera. Casta ...