Productions at Ground Floor Theatre

Jan. 22 - Feb. 02, 2020
 
Austin
Bittersuite: Songs of Experience by FronteraFest

Bittersuite: Songs of Experience
by FronteraFest

BITTERSUITE: SONGS OF EXPERIENCE Music by Elliot Weiss * Lyrics by Michael Champagne A song cycle about the ups and downs and the joys and sorrows ...

Jan. 22 - Jan. 30, 2020
 
Austin

Laughing Matter
by FronteraFest

Laughing Matter takes place backstage during a standup show, as two exes meet for the first time since their breakup. One of them is a ...

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 cereal ...

Nov. 07 - Nov. 09
Th-Sat
Austin
Truth & Trauma: A Love Story by Reppy

Truth & Trauma: A Love Story
by Reppy

After finally ending a toxic 33 year marriage, surviving severe depression, a battle with breast cancer, and facing her mortality, veteran Austin comedian and performance ...

Oct. 25 - Nov. 03
W, F-Sun
Austin
Pandora by TILT Performance Group

Pandora
by TILT Performance Group

A family-friendly musical, Pandora follows the ancient legend of a girl and her box, re-imagined in a modern-day coffee shop in Austin, Texas. Writer Allen ...

Oct. 03 - Oct. 19
W-Sun
Austin
Hang by Horizon Line Theatre

Hang
by Horizon Line Theatre

 

A crime has been committed.

The victim has a choice to make.

The criminal is waiting.

A shattering new play about one woman’s unspeakable ...

Sep. 12 - Sep. 28
W-Sun
Austin
Plano by Paper Chairs

Plano
by Paper Chairs

paper chairs enthusiastically announces its next production, PLANO written by Will Arbery and directed by returning paper chairs co-founder Dustin Wills. This marks the ...

Aug. 26
M
Austin
Perseus, Son of Zeus by Alex Garza

Perseus, Son of Zeus
by Alex Garza

This play is told from the point of view of the ancient Greek hero Perseus. As an older man, he has exiled himself to a ...

Aug. 20 - Aug. 21
T-W
Austin
Rosetta by Ground Floor Theatre

Rosetta
by Ground Floor Theatre

Currently in development in Austin. ROSETTA is an original musical exploring the forgotten legacy of Black musical pioneer Rosetta Tharpe (1915-1973). Embracing the musical styles ...

Aug. 15 - Aug. 31
Th-Sun
Austin
TRANSom by Ground Floor Theatre

TRANSom
by Ground Floor Theatre

Ground Floor Theatre announces the world premiere of TRANSom, a devised play by the TRANSom ensemble running August 15-31, 2019. Co-directed by Lisa Scheps and Jess O’Rear, TRANSom tells the story of a found ...

Jul. 18 - Aug. 03
W-Sun
Austin
El Sistema Solar by Pedemonte Productions

El Sistema Solar
by Pedemonte Productions

El sistema solar, una obra escrita por Mariana De Althaus es una historia que dota de esperanza a quienes no saben qué hacer con sus ...

May. 29
W
Austin
An Evening of Light by Cinnamon Path Theater

An Evening of Light
by Cinnamon Path Theater

Cinnamon Path Theater presents AN EVENING OF LIGHT, a show featuring music by Laura Freeman, Anna Larson and Courthouse Rock, magic from Turning Tricks with ...

May. 16 - Jun. 01
F-Sun
Austin
Dex & Abby by Ground Floor Theatre

Dex & Abby
by Ground Floor Theatre

Sean and Corey are at the beginning of a relationship, but each brings baggage to it: their dogs. The guys are in love. The dogs ...

May. 03 - May. 11
Th-Sun
Austin
¡Estar Guars! by Latino Comedy Project

¡Estar Guars!
by Latino Comedy Project

 

This is NOT your fanboy’s “Star Wars.” This year, celebrate May The Fourth AND Cinco De Mayo with Emmy-nominated sketch group The ...

Mar. 21 - Apr. 06
W-Sun
Austin
Crime and Punishment by Penfold Theatre Company

Crime and Punishment
by Penfold Theatre Company

  As a police inspector investigates a gruesome murder, we journey through the mind of a criminal. What did he do? Why did he do ...

Mar. 09 - Mar. 16
W-Sun
Austin
Lardo Weeping by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

Lardo Weeping
by Local Opera Local Artists - LOLA

Lardo Weeping is a wonderful journey through the mind of recluse-genius Dinah LeFarge, a clever, intellectual, quite sexual woman of independent means who seldom ventures ...

Feb. 21 - Mar. 03
Th-Sun
Austin
black do crack by Ground Floor Theatre

black do crack
by Ground Floor Theatre

black do crack is an invitation to transform. It is an exploration of the mythology of the strong black woman. The mother who is not ...

Feb. 01 - Feb. 10
Th-Sun
Austin
Original Improvised Dramedy by Ground Floor Theatre

Original Improvised Dramedy
by Ground Floor Theatre

An original devised dramedy about a community of queer & transgender friends coming together to overcome personal grief & loss against the backdrop of insidious ...

Jan. 29 - Feb. 02
T, Th, Sat
Austin
Shield Maiden by FronteraFest

Shield Maiden
by FronteraFest

Outrageous. Funny. Unapologetic! This one-woman show takes you to 10th century Sweden for a Norse RED Talk. Think TED Talks with a Viking twist.  Ingrid ...

Jan. 29 - Feb. 02
T, Th, Sat
Austin
Dog Play, Pug to Wolfhound: Patty to Beatrice, Bitch to Bitch by FronteraFest

Dog Play, Pug to Wolfhound: Patty to Beatrice, Bitch to Bitch
by FronteraFest

"DOG PLAY, PUG TO WOLFHOUND: Patty to Beatrice, Bitch to Bitch" by Michael Michaelian, is a tribute celebrating the human-canine relationship.Starring JUDE HICKEY and ...

Jan. 28 - Feb. 02
M, W, F
Austin
Booger Red by FronteraFest

Booger Red
by FronteraFest

Jim Loucks’ new show Booger Red was created as part of an Artist Residency in Madisonville, KY, and premiered at their first-ever Bacon Blues and ...

Jan. 28 - Feb. 02
M, W, F
Austin
Speed Levitch's Birth of the New Ghetto by FronteraFest

Speed Levitch's Birth of the New Ghetto
by FronteraFest

As a Zionist leader, Theodor Herzl's a natural. As a playwright, he's a putz. As a husband? Oy. In this hilarious black comedy ...

Jan. 21 - Jan. 26
M, W, F-Sat
Austin
SETLL by FronteraFest

SETLL
by FronteraFest

SETLL (Suspected Extra-Terrestrial Landing Location) is a new play that questions what lies beyond the limits of what we know. The play explores the world ...

Jan. 21 - Jan. 26
M, W, Sat
Austin
Riveted Rosie by FronteraFest

Riveted Rosie
by FronteraFest

Dr. Ramone and Dr. Truffledina must find the defect in a "female" robot acting erratically. Ola Mae Baartman, Director of Liaisons for Hephaestus Enterprises Inc ...

Jan. 10 - Jan. 19
Th-Sat
Austin
Breakfast at Joe's by Attaberry Industries Theatre Company

Breakfast at Joe's
by Attaberry Industries Theatre Company

Breakfast at Joe's is a new play by April Kling Meyer, produced by Valerie Ward, and directed by Kelsey Altom Kling, premiering at Ground ...

Dec. 06 - Dec. 22, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Fun Home by Ground Floor Theatre

Fun Home
by Ground Floor Theatre

When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and ...

Nov. 21, 2018
W
Austin
Ruby by Ground Floor Theatre

Ruby
by Ground Floor Theatre

Vanguard brain doctor Belén believes she has reinvented brain trauma therapy. But is her exploration of the soul body, dead reckoning, and virtual reality a legitimate ...

Oct. 25 - Nov. 10, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Nevermore, The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe by Penfold Theatre Company

Nevermore, The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe
by Penfold Theatre Company

Doctuh Mistuh Productions and Penfold Theatre Company are pleased to bring Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe back to Austin ...

Oct. 19 - Oct. 20, 2018
F-Sat
Austin
14/48 -- The World's Quickest Theatre Festival by Ground Floor Theatre

14/48 -- The World's Quickest Theatre Festival
by Ground Floor Theatre

14/48 The Worlds Quickest Theatre Festival comes to Austin for its third year of wildly unexpected live performance! 

The festival, which began in Seattle ...

Oct. 11 - Oct. 13, 2018
Th-Sat
Austin
8 femmes/women by Bonnet Bleu Théatre

8 femmes/women
by Bonnet Bleu Théatre

Revolving around an eccentric family of women and their employees in the 1950s, the film follows eight women as they gather to celebrate Christmas in an isolated ...

Sep. 20 - Oct. 06, 2018
Th-Sat
Austin
"Some Humans Were Harmed in the Making of this Show" by En Route Productions

"Some Humans Were Harmed in the Making of this Show"
by En Route Productions

Helen, a recovering alcoholic and Tony Robbins enthusiast, stages the dramatic journey of how she found her inner elephant. Performed by a rag tag bunch ...

Sep. 03 - Sep. 08, 2018
M-Sat
Austin
Landfallen - the Lost and Found by Jason Phelps & Company

Landfallen - the Lost and Found
by Jason Phelps & Company

LandFallen is an original dance theatre performance about physical and emotional migration. This work explores memories of distances travelled, and the emotional journey’s we take ...

Aug. 20 - Aug. 22, 2018
M-W
Austin
The One-Minute Play Festival   by ScriptWorks

The One-Minute Play Festival
by ScriptWorks

 

The Fifth Annual One-Minute Play Festival, featuring works by:

Robin Anderson, Lowell Bartholomee, Stephen Bittrich, Allison Orr Block, James Burnside, Dan Caffrey, Elizabeth Cobbe ...

Aug. 09 - Aug. 25, 2018
Th-Sat
Austin
There and Back by Ground Floor Theatre

There and Back
by Ground Floor Theatre

Ground Floor Theatre announces the world premiere of There and Back by Austin playwright Raul Garza.  This new work opens up dialogue about the current ...

Jul. 12 - Jul. 14, 2018
Th-Sat
Austin
'A' - What the Black Girl Found When Searching for God by Ground Floor Theatre

'A' - What the Black Girl Found When Searching for God
by Ground Floor Theatre

‘A’ is at war. In a constant battle with herself and the world around her, ‘A’ takes comfort in her relationship with God, her patient and ...

Jun. 14 - Jun. 17, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
For A Limited Time Only by Natalie George Productions

For A Limited Time Only
by Natalie George Productions

 

Gold n’ George present

For a Limited Time Only

A New Performance Created by Heloise Gold

In collaboration with

Katy Taylor, Rosalyn Nasky, Henna Chou ...

May. 19, 2018
Sat
Austin
A Washa for Kinshasa by Cinnamon Path Theater

A Washa for Kinshasa
by Cinnamon Path Theater

For one night only comes a convergence of music, comedy, storytelling and dance.  All proceeds go to fund the purchase of an industrial-strength washing ...

Apr. 05 - Apr. 14, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
I and You by Capital T Theatre

I and You
by Capital T Theatre

  Classmates but virtual strangers, Caroline and Anthony have more in common than they know.   Homebound due to illness, Caroline is something of a ...

Mar. 15 - Mar. 31, 2018
Th-Sat
Austin
White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Ground Floor Theatre

White Rabbit, Red Rabbit
by Ground Floor Theatre

 

Who needs a director!

WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT has been called a play. But it’s a lively, global sensation that no-one is allowed to ...

Mar. 15 - Mar. 30, 2018
Th-Sat
Austin
Conejo Blanco, Conejo Rojo by Ground Floor Theatre

Conejo Blanco, Conejo Rojo
by Ground Floor Theatre

Con solo una mesa, una silla, un vaso de agua y un sobre sellado que contiene el texto y las indicaciones de un director ‘ausente’ ...

Feb. 23 - Mar. 10, 2018
 
Austin
Agent Andromeda: The Orion Crusade by Galaxy Corps Productions and Blood and Glitter Productions

Agent Andromeda: The Orion Crusade
by Galaxy Corps Productions and Blood and Glitter Productions

Agent Andromeda returns to Austin February through March at the Ground Floor Theater in Austin, Texas. Are you prepared for a sexy sci-fi aerial and ...

Feb. 01 - Feb. 04, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Oh, Snap, My Alien Children Are Trying to Kill Me by ZM3 Live Productions

Oh, Snap, My Alien Children Are Trying to Kill Me
by ZM3 Live Productions

Master storyteller Zell Miller, III returns to the Austin stages with these comical and toucing tales of raising his (now) 18-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter ...

Jan. 11 - Jan. 13, 2018
Th-Sat
Austin
The Voices of Donny Hathaway by Robert King, Jr.

The Voices of Donny Hathaway
by Robert King, Jr.

 

On January 13th, 1979 the world lost  Donny Hathaway,one of its greatest musicians and singers. In Robert King Jr.'s new thought-provoking musical he ...

Dec. 14 - Dec. 15, 2017
Th-F
Austin
Wendy and Michelle Serve It Up for the Holidays by The Stage at Water Street

Wendy and Michelle Serve It Up for the Holidays
by The Stage at Water Street

It's going to be a memorable night of cabaret featuring David Blackburn and his band. We will serve up all your holiday favorites! A ...

Dec. 08 - Dec. 23, 2017
F-Sun
Austin
A Karaoke Christmas Carol by Rude Mechs

A Karaoke Christmas Carol
by Rude Mechs

 

Rude Mechs invites you to create a new tradition of drunken revels by coming to play with us and a roomful of your soon-to-be ...

Nov. 30 - Dec. 02, 2017
Th-Sat
Austin
A Christmas Carol, one-actor by Bernadette Nason

A Christmas Carol, one-actor
by Bernadette Nason

Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROLAdapted and performed by BERNADETTE NASONAward-winning actress/storyteller BERNADETTE NASON reprises her role as EVERYONE in this critically-acclaimed one-woman version ...

Oct. 20 - Oct. 21, 2017
F-Sat
Austin
14/48 -- The World's Quickest Theatre Festival by Ground Floor Theatre

14/48 -- The World's Quickest Theatre Festival
by Ground Floor Theatre

We're doing it again, ya'll. Join us for the 4th annual 14/48 Festival in Austin!Seven world-premiere plays are written, cast, directed ...

Sep. 21 - Sep. 30, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
Gibberish Mostly by Ground Floor Theatre

Gibberish Mostly
by Ground Floor Theatre

When Communication doesn't just break down... it's simply impossible. A young woman yearns to communicate with her parents as they struggle to understand ...

Jun. 17 - Jun. 26, 2016
Th-M
Austin
Dogfight, musical by Austin Theatre Project

Dogfight, musical
by Austin Theatre Project

Set in San Francisco on November 21, 1963 (the day before President Kennedy's assassination), Dogfight is the story of three Marine buddies fresh ...

Jan. 02 - Jan. 03, 2016
Sat-Sun
Austin
Abuelita's Christmas Carol by Alex Garza

Abuelita's Christmas Carol
by Alex Garza

She's no George Bailey! She's no Ebenezer Scrooge! She's a little bit spicier! She's Rosita, aka "Abuelita!"

Since 2006, this show ...

Dec. 16 - Dec. 20, 2015
W-Sun
Austin
People of Color Christmas: The White Elephant in the Room by Color Arc Productions

People of Color Christmas: The White Elephant in the Room
by Color Arc Productions

PEOPLE OF COLOR CHRISTMAS: The White Elephant in the Room is a new original, comedic, contemporary Austin Holiday play loosely based on the true-life stories ...

Dec. 03 - Dec. 05, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
Parade by Ground Floor Theatre

Parade
by Ground Floor Theatre

 Ground Floor Theatre, Central Texas’ newest theatre company announces its inaugural production, a concert version of the hit musical PARADE with book by Alfred Uhry  and ...

Nov. 19, 2015
Th
Austin
A Night of Squid by Cinnamon Path Theater

A Night of Squid
by Cinnamon Path Theater

Cinnamon Path Productions presents A NIGHT OF SQUID, a show featuring new squid-themed plays from Raul Garza, Tristan Mercado and Sarah Saltwick; squid-themed stories from Kate ...

Oct. 30 - Nov. 14, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
Rocky Horror Austin by Austin Theatre Project

Rocky Horror Austin
by Austin Theatre Project

Are you ready to do the Time Warp again? Austin Theatre Project wraps up its 2015 Season with the raunchy camp musical classic The Rocky ...

Oct. 17 - Oct. 19, 2015
Sat-M
Austin
The Norman Conquests trilogy by Austin Shakespeare

The Norman Conquests trilogy
by Austin Shakespeare

The Norman Conquests is a trilogy of plays written in 1973 by Alan Ayckbourn. The small scale of the drama is typical of Ayckbourn. There are ...

Oct. 08 - Oct. 24, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
The House on Haunted Hill by Weird City Theatre

The House on Haunted Hill
by Weird City Theatre

Weird City Theatre Company announces a world premiere stage production of HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, adapted from director William Castle's 1959 Vincent Price thriller ...

Sep. 25 - Sep. 26, 2015
F-Sat
Austin
Coconut by Alex Garza

Coconut
by Alex Garza

"Coconut” is told from the point-of-view of Alejandro Garza's life growing up in South Texas. In this one-man show, he tells stories about ...

Aug. 17 - Aug. 19, 2015
M-W
Austin
The One-Minute Play Festival 2015 by ScriptWorks

The One-Minute Play Festival 2015
by ScriptWorks

A smorgasbord of tiny plays performed by dozens of actors, in benefit of ScriptWorks programming.

Click for feature by Stephanie Carll in the Austin Chronicle ...

Aug. 14 - Aug. 29, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
Forever Plaid  by Austin Theatre Project

Forever Plaid
by Austin Theatre Project

Take a Musical Trip to Another Time with Forever Plaid

...when cars were big, Ed Sullivan reigned, and boys sang in harmonyIt was a time ...

Aug. 06 - Aug. 08, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
The Tree Play by Robi Polgar

The Tree Play
by Robi Polgar

The Tree Play is an original agit-prop folk tale for the theatre, provoked by the deforestation of the Amazon. The play's multidisciplinary, open staging ...

Jul. 24 - Jul. 25, 2015
F-Sat
Austin
Broken Alley Theatre Company

Marisol
by Broken Alley Theatre Company

1993

Jul. 08 - Jul. 18, 2015
W-Sun
Austin
Bad Spies AND Jaded by GirlImproved

Bad Spies AND Jaded
by GirlImproved

BAD SPIES” by Zia Kinzy (age 11), Directed by Lisi (age 11), mentored by Lisa Scheps of Ground Floor Theatre and Katherine Wilkerson of Gale ...

Jun. 12 - Jun. 27, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
The Great American Trailer Park Musical by Austin Theatre Project

The Great American Trailer Park Musical
by Austin Theatre Project

If you are looking for a hit musical, you’ll need to be sure there are three basics – delightful characters, an engaging story, and a ...

May. 28 - Jun. 05, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
The Flip Side, short plays by TILT Performance Group

The Flip Side, short plays
by TILT Performance Group

In January, TILT and Ground Floor Theatre put out a call for submissions for their upcoming collaborative production, The Flip Side.

The ingredients we asked ...

May. 14 - May. 16, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
Perfect Profile, musical by Penfold Theatre Company

Perfect Profile, musical
by Penfold Theatre Company

Music by Andrew Cannata, book by Andrew Cannata and Jarrett KingDirected by Philip OlsonFeaturing Kristi Brawner, Kristin Hall, Quinton Johnson and Scott Shipman

For one weekend ...

May. 07 - May. 10, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
Henry VI, Part 2 by Roving Shakespeare

Henry VI, Part 2
by Roving Shakespeare

Roving Shakespeare presents Henry VI Part 2 as part of the Roving Ren Show series, which uses a shortened rehearsal period and Shakespeare's staging ...

Apr. 23 - Apr. 26, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
The Butler Did It by Stage Presence Players

The Butler Did It
by Stage Presence Players

When it comes to solving murder mysteries, it’s always the one you least suspect!  The very proper butler Jenkins and the fiery Cockney maid ...

Feb. 15, 2015
 
Austin
In The Forest, She Grew Fangs by Cambiare Productions

In The Forest, She Grew Fangs
by Cambiare Productions

"Fangs" is a dark, rich modern Red Riding Hood with a swirl of horror and a sharp eye on the pressures relationships place on trying ...

Feb. 13 - Feb. 28, 2015
 
Austin
Avenue Q by Austin Theatre Project

Avenue Q
by Austin Theatre Project

The laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way ...

Feb. 02, 2015
 
Austin
One Foot

One Foot

Finn awakens from a dream and discovers his foot has fallen off in the night. Dove, his wife, hears him cry out. They realize what ...

Jan. 22 - Feb. 08, 2015
 
Austin
Stars of David by Austin Jewish Repertory Theatre

Stars of David
by Austin Jewish Repertory Theatre

Journalist Abby Pogrebin interviewed a range of Jewish celebrities and success stories for her Studds-Turkel-style book Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk about Being Jewish (New ...

Jan. 22 - Jan. 31, 2015
 
Austin
My Dinner with Bambi

My Dinner with Bambi

Do you watch Fox? Do you watch MSNBC? Do you own a television?

Then this play is for you.

My Dinner with Bambi is an ...

Jan. 21 - Jan. 31, 2015
 
Austin
The Walls of Jericho

The Walls of Jericho

Come see the exciting new play, "The Walls of Jericho" by local playwright, Sandra Metcalf. The play takes place during the early 1960s, at a ...

Jan. 20 - Feb. 01, 2015
 
Austin
The King of Texas

The King of Texas

In 1840, a culture clash at Austin's French Legation almost turns Texas into France-on-the-Brazos.

Diplomat Alphonse de Saligny brings seven million dollars that a ...

Jan. 19 - Jan. 25, 2015
 
Austin
Peck

Peck

Power dynamics in female relationships- a la carte

Jan. 19 - Jan. 25, 2015
 
Austin
The Biscuiteater by FronteraFest

The Biscuiteater
by FronteraFest

Jim Loucks opens the 2015 FronteraFest Long Fringe and the Ground Floor Theatre with his one-man performance telling the story of growing up in the ...