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November 18, 2019

Austin Shakespeare welcomes professional actors (Equity/Non-Equity) for open auditions 7 pm pm Tues. Nov. 26 by appointment only from auditions@austinshakespeare.org  Actors of all ethnicities are welcome.  These auditions are primarily for actors who have not audition...

September 18, 2019

Backstage Jobs: "The Odyssey" at Rollins theater at the Long Center 2 daytime performances Wed and Thurs Oct. 9 and Oct. 10 Your arrival time 9 am.  The show runs abt 75 min. plus 2 evening performances Fri. and Sat 6:30 arrival. You must email: melinda.parr@gmail.com...

September 9, 2019

Join us for season auditions next Sept. 14 at the Dougherty Arts Center from 11 am.  Appt required: auditions@austinshakespeare.org


As You Like It rehearsals begin Oct 15, 2019; opening Nov 22 closing Dec. 8

Hedda Gabler rehearsals being Jan 6, 2020;...

May 30, 2019

SHARE your opinion about your live theater experiences in Austin and be entered to win a pair of free tickets to an Austin Shakespeare show in the 2019-20 season at the Long Center! This survey should take about 15 minutes to complete. Click on this link to take the su...

May 22, 2019

Austin Shakespeare is seeking Technical stage director and props designer for their Young Shakespeare produciton of MACBETH at the The Curtain Theater (off City Park Rd/2222/360) Loadin: 6/10

Opening: 6/14

Closing: 6/23

Strike: night 6/23 & morning 6/24

The scenic concept...

January 25, 2019

Join Austin Shakespeare for our fun informal "Get to Know Austin Shakespeare" at Brentwood Social House 1601 Koenig Lane Sunday Jan 27, 2019 3:30-4:30 pm. Please feel free to invite folks!

featuring Babs George and Sanjay Rao doing a scene from our new I...

December 19, 2018

Auditions for Tom Stoppard'Indian Ink& Shakespeare's The Merchant of Veniceand a new piece in development: “Lorca: Canto Jundo/Deep Song.” Auditions for all three are Sat Dec. 29 from 12 noon at the Dougherty Arts Center appointment required auditions@austinshakespea...

December 15, 2018

Spring 2019 season auditions for Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink & Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and a new piece in development: “Lorca: Canto Jundo/Deep Song.” Auditions for all three are next Sat Dec. 22 from 12 noon at the Dougherty Arts Center appointment required...

December 14, 2018

Austin Shakespeare        Season Productions

​Indian Ink by Tom Stoppard. performed at Rollins Theater at the Long Center.  Rehearsals begin January 15, 2019.  Performance dates: February 15 - March 2.

The Merchant of Venice, Free...

September 26, 2018

CAST Bios below: Robert Ramirez* – Antony

Franchelle Stuart Dorn* - Cleopatra

Raymond T Schultz^ – Enobarbus, Narrator 

Johanna Whitmore – Charmian, Cleopatra’s handmaiden

Val Tolbert – Iras, Cleopatra’s handmaiden

Kara Bliss – Octavia, new wife of Antony

Colum Morgan – mess...