2016-2017 Season

ROBIN HOOD AND MAID MARIAN’S WEDDING
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

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 and images. Kids of all ages will love the rhyming bilingual dialogue and touching images.

SNOW QUEEN
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.

PUFF, THE MAGIC DRAGON
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.

JUNGLE BOOK: JANGAL KI KAHANI
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.


Theater

The Merry Wives of Windsor
by William Shakespeare
August 25 – September 10
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You Are My Sunshine
with Terry Galloway
Wednesday, August 31
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Rosita y Conchita
A Día de los Muertos play in English and Spanish
October

Snow Queen
December

Puff, the Magic Dragon
February

Jungle Book: Jangal Ki Kahani
April

Concerts & More

Studio 54klift
To benefit Forklift Danceworks
Saturday, August 27

Celil Refik Kaya
Classical guitar
Sunday, September 18

Midnight in Oz
To benefit Wright House Wellness Center
Thursday, September 22

Trash Makeover Challenge
To benefit Texas Campaign for the Environment
Saturday, September 24

The Living Room
Storytime for Grownups
Saturday, October 1
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