Productions at Oscar G. Brockett Theatre at the University of Texas at Austin

Nov. 06 - Nov. 24
T-Sun
Austin
Spring Awakening by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Spring Awakening
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood as a group of young people struggle with questions ...

Oct. 02 - Oct. 13
T-Sun
Austin
12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs) by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs)
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Shakespeare's Ophelia rises up out of the water, dreaming of Pop-Tarts and other sweet things. She finds herself in a neo-Elizabethan Appalachian setting where ...

May. 06 - May. 11
M-W, F-Sat
Austin
Live Design Showcase 2019 by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Live Design Showcase 2019
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Live Design Showcase 2019 presents work created for theatre, dance and other performance mediums by the M.F.A. candidates in the UT Live Design program ...

Mar. 12 - Mar. 31
T-W, F-Sat
Austin
Flora Circular by University of Texas New Theatre (UTNT)

Flora Circular
by University of Texas New Theatre (UTNT)

When Flo has a psychotic break in her first year at college, her itinerant uncle Ira shows up believing he has the cure for her ...

Dec. 14 - Dec. 17, 2018
F-M
Austin
Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play by The Orange Fringe

Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play
by The Orange Fringe

America has fallen, the power grids are gone, and humanity is on the edge of extinction. What will survive? The answer may surprise you.  ...

Apr. 14 - Apr. 21, 2018
T, F-Sun
Austin
Milton, MI by University of Texas New Theatre (UTNT)

Milton, MI
by University of Texas New Theatre (UTNT)

Leah's got writer's block, Amber's got ambition, Jake's got it all. Leah and Jake were once up-and-coming, hot-shot poets. Now Leah ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 21, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
MotherWitch by University of Texas New Theatre (UTNT)

MotherWitch
by University of Texas New Theatre (UTNT)

Nights before Darla's 21st birthday, she is told of The Belleford women's great power that she will inherit. Darla's girlfriend is a ...

Apr. 12 - Apr. 22, 2018
T-Sat
Austin
UT New Theatre (UTNT) by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

UT New Theatre (UTNT)
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

New plays by M.F.A. Playwriting candidatesCurated by Steven Dietz

April 12-22, 2018Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents newly developed works ...

Apr. 12 - Apr. 21, 2018
W-Th, Sat
Austin
Loverboy by University of Texas New Theatre (UTNT)

Loverboy
by University of Texas New Theatre (UTNT)

Loverboy finally returns home: to his childhood home and to his mother. His youth is gone, but there are still many things to be raised ...

Feb. 21 - Mar. 04, 2018
T-Sun
Austin
Enron by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Enron
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A true story of false profits, ENRONfollows the astounding rise and fall of the Houston-based energy company. Presented as an epic myth, featuring a cast ...

Nov. 08 - Nov. 19, 2017
T-Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Crucible by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Crucible
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Accusations of witchcraft turn neighbor against neighbor in 17th century Salem, Massachusetts. The malicious trials that follow reflect the mob psychology of a community paralyzed ...

Oct. 04 - Oct. 15, 2017
T-Sun
Austin
ANON(ymous) by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

ANON(ymous)
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Based on Homer's Odyssey, a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States, encountering a wide variety of people - some kind, some dangerous ...

Apr. 20 - Apr. 23, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
Luna by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Luna
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Luna

By Ramon Esquivel 

Directed by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce 

A play for all ages, Luna tells the captivating story of Soledad, who has trouble making friends as ...

Apr. 11, 2017
T
Austin
Golden by Michael Zapruden and Margaret Jumonville

Golden
by Michael Zapruden and Margaret Jumonville

Golden is a new chamber opera that combines acoustic and electronic sounds, powerful voices and evocative immersive elements to tell the true story of a ...

Apr. 10 - Apr. 13, 2017
M, W-Th
Austin
A Nervous Breakdown by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

A Nervous Breakdown
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

"At the deepest level, the healing instinct and the creative instinct arise from a single source." - Rachel Naomi Remen. Join us for A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN ...

Oct. 05 - Oct. 16, 2016
W-Sun
Austin
In the Red and Brown Water by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

In the Red and Brown Water
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

In the Red and Brown WaterBy Tarell Alvin McCraney Directed by Charles O. Anderson and Robert Ramirez 

“A work of rare lyricism.” — The New ...

Sep. 07 - Sep. 09, 2016
W-F
Austin
A Shadow Among Strangers by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A Shadow Among Strangers
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The romance, passion and fears of Edgar Allan Poe are brought to life by actor Lucien Douglas in this dramatic performance that includes The Tell-Tale ...

Jun. 20, 2016
M
Austin
Persuasion by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Persuasion
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Is it too late for love? Persuasion is a Cinderella story about a fairy tale gone wrong and Anne Elliot's fight to earn her ...

May. 02 - May. 06, 2016
M-F
Austin
The Stages of Discovery Exhibit - The Future of Performance Design and Technology, 2016 by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Stages of Discovery Exhibit - The Future of Performance Design and Technology, 2016
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents Stages of Discovery: The Future of Performance Design and Technology, an exhibition celebrating ...

Apr. 16 - Apr. 24, 2016
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Silent Woman by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Silent Woman
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The strange, true tale of a painter living with an effigy of his ex-lover in 1919 Europe. Because the doll cannot dress herself, the painter ...

Apr. 16 - Apr. 24, 2016
F-Sun
Austin
Girls in Cars Underwater by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Girls in Cars Underwater
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

When newbie Dusty is hired at the most difficult bar in the city, she forms an unexpected bond with one of the old-timers. But allegiances ...

Apr. 15 - Apr. 23, 2016
W, F, Sun
Austin
The Orange Garden  by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Orange Garden
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A young American Peace Corps volunteer is sent to Iran in 1972 where he is swept up in the growing fire of the revolution. A ...

Feb. 26 - Mar. 06, 2016
T-Sun
Austin
Twelfth Night by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Twelfth Night
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

If ever thou shalt love,In the sweet pangs of it remember me.

Following a shipwreck on a strange shore, Viola fears her brother dead ...

Jan. 15 - Jan. 16, 2016
F-Sat
Austin
Helldrivers of Daytona by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Helldrivers of Daytona
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

From the award-winning creative minds of composer BertonAverre, writer Mark Saltzman and lyricist Rob Meurer, Helldrivers of Daytona puts the pedal to the metal in this NASCAR musical where ...

Nov. 20 - Dec. 05, 2015
T-Sun
Austin
The Wild Party by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Wild Party
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

"...When was the last time we had a real party? Wet and wicked, fast-time fun and wild!"

This decadent, gin-soaked, unruly party of a musical ...

Oct. 09 - Oct. 18, 2015
 
Austin
The Diary of Anne Frank by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Diary of Anne Frank
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

 

A Play by Frances Goodrich and Albert HackettBased upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl”

directed by Brant Pope

A Production of ...

Apr. 14 - Apr. 17, 2015
T-F
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

The Missing Element
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

In a world where the elements on the periodic table have been shoved into tiny boxes of separation, characterization, and identification, unrest stirs amongst Groups ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 15, 2015
M-W
Austin
Emma When You Need Her by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Emma When You Need Her
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

In a world where a handful of rich men control the government, where women fight to control their bodies, where immigrants escaping war and poverty ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M, W-F
Austin
Mad and a Goat by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Mad and a Goat
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

A two-person show about one woman who, to free herself from college debt, joins a Wyoming goat farm she inherits from her occult-leader birth parents ...

Mar. 27 - Mar. 29, 2015
F-Sun
Austin
Enter A Woman, Pretty Enough by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Enter A Woman, Pretty Enough
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Cora is a twelve year-old girl on an exciting field trip to visit a historic gold rush town in northern California. But when her best ...

Oct. 10 - Oct. 19, 2014
 
Austin
A Streetcar Named Desire by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

A Streetcar Named Desire
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

In the sultry streets of New Orleans, passions flair and cultures collide in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. Blanche DuBois, a fading relic of the ...

Sep. 10 - Sep. 14, 2014
 
Austin
The Method Gun by Rude Mechs

The Method Gun
by Rude Mechs

We are really very very happy to deliver to Austin the final version of The Method Gun. We finished the play back in 2010 at The Humana ...

Apr. 16 - Apr. 19, 2014
 
Austin
The Pillowman by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Pillowman
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

With echoes of Stoppard, Kafka, and the Brothers Grimm, The Pillowman centers on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the ...

Apr. 02 - Apr. 12, 2010
 
Austin
Our Town by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Our Town
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Wikipedia: Our Town is a 1938 three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. It tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners between 1901 and ...

Oct. 30 - Nov. 08, 2009
 
Austin
The Trojan Women by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

The Trojan Women
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

One of Euripides’ greatest works, not to mention one of the greatest anti-war plays of all time. Set against the backdrop of the war-torn city ...