2016-2017 Season

August 6 – 21, 2016
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In this all-new episode in Sherwood Forest Faire’s annual series at Scottish Rite Theater, Robin Hood and Maid Marian are finally getting married. But the Sheriff is full sore about the apples thrown at him last summer and has hired the never-bested Sir Guy of Gisbourne to take Robin down. Come cheer Robin on in this exciting new adventure!

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR by William Shakespeare
August 25 – September 10, 2016
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Austin Scottish Rite Theater teams up with The Weird Sisters Women’s Theater Collective and performance artist Terry Galloway for this rollicking, cross-gender-cast period piece. Galloway assumes the role of legendary Falstaff who visits Windsor and tries to simultaneously court two of the town’s affluent married women.

YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE with Terry Galloway
Wednesday, August 31
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Terry Galloway spent years living in silence, until technology in the form of a cochlear implant caught up with her. “You Are My Sunshine” is Terry’s comic, sometimes moving, sometimes profane exploration of what happened after she literally regained her senses.

ROSITA Y CONCHITA: a Día de los Muertos Play in English and Spanish
October 2016
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Two sisters try to reunite on the Day of the Dead. Along the way Rosita keeps getting lost, but she miraculously finds her way to Conchita through familiar sounds, sights and smells. Kids of all ages will love the rhyming bilingual dialogue and touching images. Featuring live music by Son Armado!

December 2016

Gerda ventures into the virtual world of a video game called ‘Snow Queen’ determined to reclaim her best friend Kyle who has fallen under its gaming spell. Based on the classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen, this original musical by Austin’s own Laura Freeman will spark the imagination and warm the heart — just in time for the holidays.

February 2017

This magical new play is presented with the blessings of the artists who wrote “Puff, the Magic Dragon,” Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton. Music, puppetry, and live action flesh out the beloved song’s characters and images as they come to life on the historic Austin Scottish Rite Stage.

April 2017

Revisit the original Jungle Book with a delightful mix of both classical Indian and Bollywood style. Authentic South Asian music and dance enhance Austin Scottish Rite Theater’s own interpretation of Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book.


Rosita y Conchita
A Día de los Muertos play in English and Spanish
October 1 - 30
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Excerpts from Sugar
by Robbie McCauley

Friday, October 14
Free admission

CiCi the Hip-Hopera
December 1-4
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Snow Queen

Puff, the Magic Dragon

Jungle Book: Jangal Ki Kahani

Concerts & More

The Living Room
Storytime for Grownups
Saturday, November 5
Saturday, December 3

Age of Disruption: Dr. Bill Thomas
Thursday, November 17

Wassail 2016
Sunday, December 18

Panchatantra: The Mice and the Elephants
Indian street-style dance performance presented by Stage Sanchaar
March 4-5, 2017

Camps & Classes

ImprovEd Shakespeare
Shakespeare for Kids by Kids

Summer Camps