Productions at Rollins Theatre

Oct. 11 - Oct. 12
Th-F
Austin
The Odyssey by Austin Shakespeare

The Odyssey
by Austin Shakespeare

 Six creative actors will bring to life scenes from the hero’s epic adventures in Austin Shakespeare’s new production of Homer’s The Odyssey at the Long Center’s Rollins ...

Sep. 20 - Sep. 29
F-Sun
Austin
Over The Lege by Over the Lege

Over The Lege
by Over the Lege

 

 Over the Lege, the number one — and some might say only — political satire show focused solely on the Texas Legislature returns to ...

Jul. 23 - Jul. 23
 
Austin
Haunted - A Ghost Story by SummerStock Austin

Haunted - A Ghost Story
by SummerStock Austin

A witch lives in these woods.  Beyond the graveyard, inside the ramshackle cabin.  And when the moon is full, she lures children to her lair ...

Jul. 19 - Aug. 10
 
Austin
Sister Act by SummerStock Austin

Sister Act
by SummerStock Austin

A feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film has audiences jumping to their feet! Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and ...

Jul. 19 - Aug. 10
F-Sun
Austin
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by SummerStock Austin

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
by SummerStock Austin

 

This satire of big business and all it holds sacred, follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook to climb ...

Apr. 25 - May. 05
W-Sun
Austin
Severe Weather Warning, A Wild Comedy by Theatre en Bloc

Severe Weather Warning, A Wild Comedy
by Theatre en Bloc

In the western world, can women 'have it all'? Severe Weather Warning explores the pleasures and perils of lifelong friendship during a desperately needed Girls ...

Feb. 15 - Mar. 03
Th-Sun
Austin
Indian Ink by Austin Shakespeare

Indian Ink
by Austin Shakespeare

In 1930, British poet Flora Crewe travels to India. Flora is a thoroughly modern girl who has modeled for Modigliani, hobnobbed with communists, and been accused of ...

Feb. 08 - Feb. 10
F-Sun
Austin

Zvizdal
by touring company

A filmic portrait about two people, living in a ghost town. 

A story about solitude and survival, the results of a failed atomic experiment.

BERLIN's  ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 02, 2018
W-Sun
Austin
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Austin Shakespeare

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare Presents

Tennessee Williams’

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

November 16-December 2, 2018

 

 Tennessee Williams’ personal favorite play, Cat on a ...

Sep. 28 - Oct. 07, 2018
Th-M
Austin
The Mystery of the Green-Teeth Ghost by Pollyanna Theatre Company

The Mystery of the Green-Teeth Ghost
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

The residents of Eerie Cove have a new, frightening visitor, and it does't look like it's EVER brushed its teeth! Can it be a ...

Aug. 01 - Aug. 11, 2018
 
Austin
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels by SummerStock Austin

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
by SummerStock Austin

Director Dustin GoochChoreographer Kristie CopelandBook Jeffrey LaneMusic & Lyrics David Yazbek

 Based on the popular 1988 film starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine, DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS tells the ...

Jul. 24 - Aug. 11, 2018
 
Austin
Rob1n by SummerStock Austin

Rob1n
by SummerStock Austin

A new musical for family audiences!From the brilliant minds of Allen Robertson and Damon Brown, comes the premiere of another exciting, family-friendly musical. ROB1N is ...

Jul. 20 - Aug. 11, 2018
 
Austin
The Music Man by SummerStock Austin

The Music Man
by SummerStock Austin

The Meredith Willson classic THE MUSIC MAN follows con man Harold Hill as he swindles the Midwestern town of River City into believing he is ...

Jun. 22 - Jul. 01, 2018
Th-M
Austin
If Wishes Were Fishes by Pollyanna Theatre Company

If Wishes Were Fishes
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Hepp-Galvan’s hilarious new play tells the story of three best friends who can’t wait to play together at their secret meeting spot every day. Sarah ...

May. 31 - Jun. 03, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
Guilty Pleasures by River City Pops

Guilty Pleasures
by River City Pops

From ABBA to boy bands, from ’80s glory to ridiculously sublime love songs, River City Pops is thrilled to present Guilty Pleasures: Songs you hate ...

May. 12 - May. 20, 2018
Th-M
Austin
The Secret of Soap & Spin by Pollyanna Theatre Company

The Secret of Soap & Spin
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, is thrilled to produce The ...

Mar. 23 - Apr. 08, 2018
F-Sun
Austin
The Secretary by Theatre en Bloc

The Secretary
by Theatre en Bloc

When an elderly secretary at the local high school confronts a threat in her office with six bullets, the local gun company responds by naming ...

Feb. 07 - Feb. 25, 2018
Th-Sun
Austin
The Seagull by Austin Shakespeare

The Seagull
by Austin Shakespeare

 Austin Shakespeare brings Chekhov’s revolutionary play The Seagull to the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center from February 7 – 25, 2018. This is ...

Nov. 15 - Dec. 03, 2017
W-Sun
Austin
Much Ado About Nothing by Austin Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare kicks off the holiday festivities with Shakespeare’s popular romantic comedy Much Ado about NOTHING, running in the intimate Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long ...

Sep. 29 - Oct. 08, 2017
 
Austin
A Moon of My Own by Pollyanna Theatre Company

A Moon of My Own
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Come along on an enchanting adventure around the world world with a young girl and her faithful companion the moon. Told through movement and heart-felt humor, this ...

Sep. 21 - Sep. 24, 2017
Th-Sun
Austin
The Crucible by Austin Shakespeare

The Crucible
by Austin Shakespeare

A fully-costumed staged reading with scenic projections of the modern classic where a flawed hero confronts adolescent sex and the hysteria of the Salem witch ...

Aug. 02 - Aug. 12, 2017
T-Sun
Austin
Annie, Get Your Gun by SummerStock Austin

Annie, Get Your Gun
by SummerStock Austin

Summer Stock Austin presents ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, August 2 – 12 in the Rollins Studio Theatre.

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Irving Berlin’s glorious wild west ...

Jul. 25 - Aug. 12, 2017
 
Austin
A Shoe Story: A Brand New Musical Comedy by SummerStock Austin

A Shoe Story: A Brand New Musical Comedy
by SummerStock Austin

From the creative minds of Allen Robertson and Damon Brown of the Biscuit Brothers comes A Shoe Story, a musical in which Sydney, a 13th generation ...

Jul. 21 - Aug. 12, 2017
 
Austin
Spamalot by SummerStock Austin

Spamalot
by SummerStock Austin

Monty Python’s Spamalot, the musical comedy sensation “lovingly ripped off” from the film classic Monty Python and The Holy Grail, leaps onto the Rollins stage ...

Jul. 07 - Jul. 15, 2017
Th-M
Austin
The Ragbag Shoes by Pollyanna Theatre Company

The Ragbag Shoes
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

It is Iyana’s special tenth birthday, the birthday that every child in the Kingdom receives his or her magic singing shoes from her father, the ...

May. 12 - May. 21, 2017
Sat-Sun
Austin
Playing Possum: A Trickster Tale from Mexico by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Playing Possum: A Trickster Tale from Mexico
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

In just a few weeks, Pollyanna Theatre Company opens Playing Possum: A Trickster Tale from Mexico May 12 – May 21. But what’s a ...

Feb. 15 - Mar. 05, 2017
W-Sun
Austin
Old Times by Austin Shakespeare

Old Times
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare seats the audience in the round for Harold Pinter’s work at The Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. This ...

Jan. 28 - Feb. 05, 2017
Sat-Sun
Austin
The Thing in Grandma's Closet by Pollyanna Theatre Company

The Thing in Grandma's Closet
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

What could be a downer of a day suddenly turns much more interesting when siblings Nick and Ally find a very odd machine in the ...

Jan. 13 - Jan. 15, 2017
F-Sun
Austin
The Time Machine by Montopolis

The Time Machine
by Montopolis

Team Montopolis invites you to the Montopolis Time Machine Module on January 13, 14, and 15, 2017 at the Long Center’s Rollins Theater. Join our stellar ...

Dec. 08 - Dec. 18, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Of Mice and Music by Tapestry Dance Company

Of Mice and Music
by Tapestry Dance Company

Tapestry Dance Company presents Of Mice and Music – A Jazz Tap Nutcracker! December 8 – 18 in Rollins Studio Theatre

“If you’re looking for something Christmas-y with ...

Nov. 16 - Dec. 04, 2016
W-Sun
Austin
Present Laughter by Austin Shakespeare

Present Laughter
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare brings Noel Coward’s classic comedy Present Laughter to the Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long Center for the Performing Arts from November 16, 2016 – December ...

Sep. 22 - Sep. 25, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Wolf Hall, Part 1 by Austin Shakespeare

Wolf Hall, Part 1
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare is proud to announce its 2016 – 2017 season, which will kick off with a staged reading of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall (Part I ...

Aug. 03 - Aug. 13, 2016
All week
Austin
Carnival, the musical by SummerStock Austin

Carnival, the musical
by SummerStock Austin

CARNIVAL is really two musicals: a heart-warming love story between two lonely souls and an exciting circus spectacular! A huge cast of talented singers, dancers ...

Jul. 24 - Aug. 13, 2016
F-W
Austin
The Steadfast Tin Soldier, a musical by SummerStock Austin

The Steadfast Tin Soldier, a musical
by SummerStock Austin

From the creative minds of Allen Robertson and Damon Brown of the “Biscuit Brothers” comes a brand-new musical adventure full of family fun, thrills, musical ...

Jul. 22 - Aug. 13, 2016
W-M
Austin
The Addams Family by SummerStock Austin

The Addams Family
by SummerStock Austin

“They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether ooky!” The Broadway Muscial sensation THE ADDAMS FAMILY brings the familiar and bizarre antics ...

Jul. 09 - Jun. 17, 2016
Sat-Sun
Austin
Trouble on the Double by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Trouble on the Double
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 Trouble on the Double ...

Jun. 16 - Jun. 19, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
The British Invasion by River City Pops

The British Invasion
by River City Pops

River City Pops presents an exciting, choreographed production featuring iconic songs from The Beatles, Elton John, Queen, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Coldplay, Wham, and ...

May. 26 - Jun. 05, 2016
W-Sun
Austin
Clybourne Park by Penfold Theatre Company

Clybourne Park
by Penfold Theatre Company

Set in the world of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, Clybourne Park is a razor-sharp new satire that takes a hilarious, yet unflinching ...

May. 14 - May. 22, 2016
Sat-Sun
Austin
Young Bear by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Young Bear
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

This play is based upon the life of Frances Slocum, a young girl who is taken in the early 1800’s to live among Native Americans ...

Mar. 31 - Apr. 03, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Living on the Hyphen by Lucky Chaos Theatre Projects

Living on the Hyphen
by Lucky Chaos Theatre Projects

Meet the zany residents of Hyphen!  A devised multi-media narrative piece with a protagonist, a main ensemble and a secondary ensemble.  Imagine the child-like ...

Feb. 17 - Mar. 06, 2016
Th-Sun
Austin
Medea by Austin Shakespeare

Medea
by Austin Shakespeare

Medea by Euripides is a 2500-year-old classic that still resonates today with its modern–day complexities of power, marriage, families and politics. Medea will plunge the audience into ...

Jan. 23 - Jan. 31, 2016
Sat-Sun
Austin
Pattern People by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Pattern People
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

This play is a theatrical exploration of many of the preliteracy skills needed to succeed in kindergarten. It is also a fun-filled 45 minutes when ...

Dec. 10 - Dec. 20, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
Of Mice and Music by Tapestry Dance Company

Of Mice and Music
by Tapestry Dance Company

Tapestry’s unique and highly popular take on the holiday classic.  With an original score and live jazz music, this one-of-a-kind evening includes all aspects of Tapestry Dance ...

Nov. 18 - Dec. 06, 2015
W-Sun
Austin
A Streetcar Named Desire by Austin Shakespeare

A Streetcar Named Desire
by Austin Shakespeare

 

Considered one of the most powerful plays ever written, A Streetcar Named Desire opened on Broadway and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  The play ...

Oct. 26, 2015
M
Austin
B. Iden Payne Awards for Theatre in Austin by B. Iden Payne Awards Committee

B. Iden Payne Awards for Theatre in Austin
by B. Iden Payne Awards Committee

The B. Iden Payne Awards — named for the renowned British theater director and teacher who concluded his career at the University of Texas at ...

Oct. 22 - Oct. 24, 2015
Th-Sat
Austin
Strings of Time by Agni Entertainment

Strings of Time
by Agni Entertainment

Strings of Time  is a show produced by Agni Entertainment that combines dance and physics in a unique way to narrate the story of the ...

Sep. 24 - Sep. 27, 2015
 
Austin
Sunday in the Park with George by Austin Shakespeare

Sunday in the Park with George
by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare, in collaboration with Armstrong Community Music School, has cast familiar Austin singing actors along with new ones for their concert version of Stephen ...

Sep. 11 - Sep. 12, 2015
F-Sat
Austin
Warriors: A Love Story by ARCOS Dance

Warriors: A Love Story
by ARCOS Dance

ARCOS Dance debuts its award-winning multimedia dance-theater production The Warriors: A Love Story—memorializing love in times of war, and the company’s first production in ...

Aug. 20 - Aug. 23, 2015
Th-Sun
Austin
Nothing and Everything: Improvised Chekhov Plays by Hideout Theatre

Nothing and Everything: Improvised Chekhov Plays
by Hideout Theatre

The Hideout Theatre presents Nothing and Everything: Improvised Anton Chekhov Plays at The Long Center for four evenings of boundary-pushing improvisational theatre. This 2014 sold-out ...

Jul. 29 - Aug. 16, 2015
T-Sun
Austin
Into The Woods by SummerStock Austin

Into The Woods
by SummerStock Austin

What happens after the “happily ever after?” Take that question, a slew of our favorite fairytale characters, and Stephen Sondheim’s unparalleled score and you have Into the ...

Jul. 26 - Aug. 09, 2015
F-Sun
Austin
Tortoise and Hare by SummerStock Austin

Tortoise and Hare
by SummerStock Austin

A new musical by Austin's Allen Robertson. Ancient vs. modern. Brain vs. brawn. Peace vs. war. Sacred vs. secular. Poor vs. rich. Reptile vs ...

Jul. 24 - Aug. 16, 2015
W-Sun
Austin
Guys and Dolls by SummerStock Austin

Guys and Dolls
by SummerStock Austin

Get ready to rock, shake and roll, because Broadway’s “perfect musical comedy” is coming to Summer Stock Austin! The Tony-winning Guys and Dolls is rocking the boat ...

Jul. 11 - Jul. 20, 2015
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Sarah the Dinosaur by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Sarah the Dinosaur
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

A young girl named Sarah is tired of no one listening to her. But when her pre-school teacher tells her that she can “become anything ...

Jun. 20 - Jul. 03, 2015
Th-M
Austin
Swings Asunder by Sky Candy

Swings Asunder
by Sky Candy

Sky Candy is thrilled to announce the world premiere of Swings Asunder, directed by world-travelled dancer Nathan Brumbaugh. This avant garde aerial dance exploration of ...

Jun. 06 - Jun. 13, 2015
T-Sat
Austin
In My Own Backyard by Pollyanna Theatre Company

In My Own Backyard
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

In My Own Backyard is a Theatre for the Very Young performance created to engage children 1-4 years old through a visual theatre style performance ...

May. 29 - Jun. 07, 2015
F-Sun
Austin
Mixtape by River City Pops

Mixtape
by River City Pops

Here comes treble! River City Pops, Austin’s premiere show choir, brings you Mixtape, featuring an eclectic blend of song and dance you could only find ...

May. 09 - May. 15, 2015
Sat-Sun
Austin
The Big Bolt by Pollyanna Theatre Company

The Big Bolt
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

A little girl named Jimmi discovers what can happen when a seemingly unimportant but very big bolt is taken out of its intended place. This ...

Jul. 12 - Jul. 20, 2014
 
Austin
Peter and the Piper by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Peter and the Piper
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Peter is a boy who follows his own drummer and enjoys doing his own thing. Peter is definitely not one of those guys who follows ...

Jun. 21 - Jun. 29, 2014
 
Austin
Cosmicomics by Sky Candy

Cosmicomics
by Sky Candy

COSMICOMICS, a dazzling, romantic aerial theatre piece for the whole family, will draw from the aesthetics of silent film, commedia dell’arte and turn-of-the-century circus arts ...

May. 21 - May. 24, 2014
 
Austin
Boomtown by Crank Collective

Boomtown
by Crank Collective

A rowdy musical comedy about how Borger, Texas became the most lawless town in America In the 1920s, wildcat oil strikes, sudden wealth and the ...

May. 10 - May. 18, 2014
 
Austin
Plus Meets Minus by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Plus Meets Minus
by Pollyanna Theatre Company

Getting ready for the return of two of our favorite characters - PLUS and MINUS! Public performances of PLUS AND MINUS: THE VACATION ADVENTURE Opens May ...

Feb. 20 - Mar. 02, 2014
 
Austin
Othello by Austin Shakespeare

Othello
by Austin Shakespeare

Jan. 11 - Jan. 20, 2013
 
Austin
Invisible, Inc. by Hidden Room Theatre

Invisible, Inc.
by Hidden Room Theatre

poster by JennyMarie Jemison

Feb. 02 - Feb. 19, 2012
 
Austin
Arcadia by Austin Shakespeare

Arcadia
by Austin Shakespeare

Sep. 22 - Oct. 09, 2011
 
Austin
Hamlet by Austin Shakespeare

Hamlet
by Austin Shakespeare

Feb. 17 - Mar. 06, 2011
 
Austin
Man and Superman

Man and Superman

Jun. 04 - Jun. 08, 2010
 
Austin
Petra's Sueño by Teatro Vivo

Petra's Sueño
by Teatro Vivo

June 2008, Teatro Vivo, Austin

Sep. 10 - Sep. 27, 2009
 
Austin
Measure for Measure by Austin Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
by Austin Shakespeare

Wikipedia: Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604. Originally published in the First Folio of ...

Aug. 01 - Aug. 09, 2009
 
Austin
Little Shop of Horrors by SummerStock Austin

Little Shop of Horrors
by SummerStock Austin

Wikipedia:

Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that ...

Nov. 05 - Nov. 16, 2008
 
Austin
Fantasmaville by Teatro Vivo

Fantasmaville
by Teatro Vivo

2008, Austin, Teatro VIvo

Sep. 10 - Sep. 21, 2008
 
Austin
Macbeth by Austin Shakespeare

Macbeth
by Austin Shakespeare

Wikipedia:

Macbeth is Shakespeare's shortest tragedy, and tells the story of a brave Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of ...