Productions at Long Center

Apr. 25 - May. 03, 2020
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Turandot by Austin Opera

Turandot
by Austin Opera

Turandot, a beautiful princess with a heart of ice, meets her match when the prince Calàf dares to answer her deadly riddles with the promise ...

Jan. 23 - Jan. 26, 2020
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Everest by Austin Opera

Everest
by Austin Opera

Everest, with music by Joby Talbot and libretto by Gene Scheer, tells the tale of one of the deadliest years in recorded history, 1996, at ...

Jan. 23 - Jan. 26, 2020
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Everest by Austin Opera

Everest
by Austin Opera

Everest, with music by Joby Talbot and libretto by Gene Scheer, tells the tale of one of the deadliest years in recorded history, 1996, at ...

Nov. 09 - Nov. 17
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Rigoletto by Austin Opera

Rigoletto
by Austin Opera

This tragic story revolving around the unscrupulous Duke of Mantua, his hunch-backed court jester Rigoletto, and Rigoletto’s stunning daughter Gilda is considered to be one ...

Mar. 29 - Mar. 31
F-Sun
Austin
Grimm Tales by Ballet Austin

Grimm Tales
by Ballet Austin

They were meant as cautionary tales, to keep us on the straight and narrow. But many familiar childhood stories started as grim reminders of what happens when naiveté ...

Jan. 26 - Feb. 03
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Silent Night by Austin Opera

Silent Night
by Austin Opera

Silent Night, with music by Kevin Puts and a libretto by Mark Campbell (The Manchurian Candidate, 2016), is based on the 2005 film Joyeux Noël ...

Jun. 29 - Jun. 30, 2018
F-Sat
Austin
Mass by Bernstein Mass in Austin

Mass
by Bernstein Mass in Austin

Legendary composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein will be celebrated with a Texas-style centennial staging of “MASS: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers ...

Apr. 28 - May. 06, 2018
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
La Traviata by Austin Opera

La Traviata
by Austin Opera

Verdi’s tragic heroine takes center stage in one of the most frequently performed operas of all time – La Traviata. Violetta Valery, a courtesan who ...

Jan. 27 - Feb. 04, 2018
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Ariadne auf Naxos by Austin Opera

Ariadne auf Naxos
by Austin Opera

Richard Strauss’ tour de force Ariadne auf Naxos tells the story of a wealthy man who has assembled two groups of performers in his home ...

Nov. 11 - Nov. 19, 2017
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Carmen by Austin Opera

Carmen
by Austin Opera

Bizet’s sizzlingly hot opera tells the tale of one of the most dynamic characters in all of the operatic canon, Carmen. It also contains some ...

Apr. 29 - May. 07, 2017
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Austin Opera

Madame Butterfly
by Austin Opera

The deepest love, the deepest betrayal. Austin Opera’s 30th Season concludes with what is undoubtedly one of the most beloved operas of all time. Puccini’s ...

Jan. 28 - Feb. 05, 2017
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Daughter of the Regiment by Austin Opera

The Daughter of the Regiment
by Austin Opera

High comedy, romance and vocal fireworks. Marie (Rachele Gilmore), the adoptive daughter of 1,500 soldiers of a French army regiment, is the charming tomboy ...

Nov. 12 - Nov. 20, 2016
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Flying Dutchman by Austin Opera

The Flying Dutchman
by Austin Opera

Deliverance through love. Wagner’s powerful romantic opera, The Flying Dutchman, tells the supernatural tale of a captain cursed to navigate a ghost ship for all ...

Jun. 11 - Jun. 14, 2016
T, Sat
Austin
The Cowboy in the Kitchen by Pollyanna Theatre Company

The Cowboy in the Kitchen
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

 

 

Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company, Pollyanna Theatre, a resident company of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, presents Cowboy in ...

Apr. 23 - May. 01, 2016
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Barber of Seville by Austin Opera

The Barber of Seville
by Austin Opera

Austin Opera culminates its 2015-16 Season with one of Gioachino Rossini’s perennial favorite The Barber of Seville, foundational support provided by the Georgia B. Lucas Foundation ...

Jan. 29 - Jan. 31, 2016
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Of Mice and Men (opera) by Austin Opera

Of Mice and Men (opera)
by Austin Opera

Based on John Steinbeck’s novella “Of Mice and Men,” this riveting American opera is a faithful retelling of one of America’s most celebrated works ...

Nov. 04 - Nov. 14, 2015
W-Sat
Austin
Under the Big Top by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Under the Big Top
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Come one, come all! We’ll find lines and circles galore as we gather under the big top to create our own circus. Two siblings prepare ...

Oct. 11, 2015
Sun
Austin
The Screwtape Letters by Fellowship for the Performing Arts (FPA)

The Screwtape Letters
by Fellowship for the Performing Arts (FPA)

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS is a smart, provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon’s point of ...

Feb. 19 - Mar. 08, 2015
 
Austin
The Invention of Love by Austin Shakespeare

The Invention of Love
by Austin Shakespeare

This beautiful play reveals the love of poetry and the Victorian struggle of a "love that dare not speak its name." The Invention of Love ...

Jan. 03 - Jan. 18, 2015
 
Austin
Deus Ex Machina by Whirligig Productions

Deus Ex Machina
by Whirligig Productions

Deus Ex Machina is live, choose-your-own adventure performance that yields total control of the play's storyline to the audience. Written and directed by Liz ...

Nov. 19 - Dec. 07, 2014
 
Austin
Cyrano de Bergerac by Austin Shakespeare

Cyrano de Bergerac
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare kicks off their official season this year with American poet Brian Hooker's acclaimed version of Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmund Rostand. Starring ...

Oct. 11 - Oct. 19, 2014
 
Austin
Liberty! Equality! and Fireworks!  by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Liberty! Equality! and Fireworks!
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, Pollyanna Theatre, resident theatre company of the Long Center, is partnering with the LBJ Library ...

Aug. 14 - Aug. 24, 2014
 
Austin
We Play Chekhov by Breaking String Theater

We Play Chekhov
by Breaking String Theater

Breaking String's We Play Chekhov includes two of Chekhov's masterful short stories adapted for the stage, presented as a double-bill in what will be the ...

May. 29 - Jun. 07, 2014
 
Austin
Bethany by Theatre en Bloc

Bethany
by Theatre en Bloc

In BETHANY, Crystal and Gary live in a nice home in the suburbs. Only it’s not theirs. In fact, they didn’t know each other before ...

Apr. 04 - Apr. 06, 2014
 
Austin
Rhythm, Reason & Reality by Tapestry Dance Company

Rhythm, Reason & Reality
by Tapestry Dance Company

Tapestry Dance Company, North America’s only repertory tap dance company and Resident Dance Company of the Long Center, presents their Spring Concert premiere, Rhythm, Reason & Reality ...

Aug. 23 - Aug. 25, 2013
F-Sun
Austin
Om Shanti by Agni Entertainment

Om Shanti
by Agni Entertainment

Om Shanti is just like any other fairy tale, except that this one is set in the magical realm of Bollywood. It tells the story ...