2017-2018 Season

ONCE UPON A WHAAA?!
August 2017
A fully improvised mashup of some of our favorite classic stories. The skilled improvisers from the Hideout Theatre remix well-known stories using suggestions from the audience. What would happen if Prince Charming had to win a singing competition to wake Sleeping Beauty up? What if Snow White went on a road trip? Come find out!

SHAKESPARODY AFTER DARK
August 2017
ShakesParody After Dark features a raucous and wily take on all things Shakespearean. Austin Scottish Rite Theater hosts Tallahassee Florida’s Mickee Faust Club for six fun-filled evenings of cabaret-style Shakespeare-inspired comedy. Featuring Esther’s Follies founding member Terry Galloway!

ROSITA Y CONCHITA: a Día de los Muertos Play in English and Spanish
October 2017
Back by popular demand! 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.

WOMAN IN BLACK
October 2017
Brought to the Austin Scottish Rite Theater by Penfold Theatre Company. Come experience what over 7 million theatre-goers have discovered as “the most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter” (Daily Telegraph). Currently in its 27th year on London’s West End, this hair-raising ghost story comes to Austin just in time for the Halloween season.

SNOW QUEEN

JUNIE B. JONES IN JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS
December 2017
Based on the popular chapter book, ASRT presents Junie B on stage as she struggles to take revenge on her nemesis “tattle-tale” May. This is a hilarious and heartwarming holiday tale.

SNOW QUEEN

WASSAIL, A SOLSTICE CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
December 17, 2017
Please join us for Wassail 2017, a fantastic evening of music, song, stories, puppets, magic, and mummers… this year celebrating Austin’s Czech heritage!

THE WAZIR OF OZ
February 2018
Revisit the original classic with a delightful mix of classical Indian and Bollywood style. Austin’s Sacred Cowgirls provide authentic music in Austin Scottish Rite Theater’s own interpretation of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
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TRUST ME, LOVE
March 9-11, 2018
Dido feels torn between two worlds; one human and one cyborg, this workshop production of an original script by Kendra Dobson will take you on a journey into an Afrofuturist prototype play. Included with each ticket is both a comic book AND access to an augmented reality app with illustrations by Lakeem Wilson.
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PANCHO RABBIT AND THE COYOTE
April 2018
Pancho Rabbit meets danger at every stage of his journey to find his missing Papá, but the greatest danger of all is his untrustworthy guide. Kids will be inspired by this resonant and powerful story. Live music and imaginative scenes fill the Austin Scottish Rite Theater stage.
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STIFF by Sherry Jo Ward
April 19-20, 2018
In Stiff, Sherry Jo Ward chronicles her struggle with Stiff Person Syndrome, a rare disease which impairs her mobility and causes her unexplained pain. Part stand up comedy, part PowerPoint presentation, Stiff is a unique and engaging account of re-assessing one’s goals and ambition when confronted with a life altering diagnosis. Presented by Austin Scottish Rite Theater and Penfold Theatre Company.
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Theater

The Wazir of Oz
February 3-25
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Trust Me, Love
March 9-11
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Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote
April 7-29
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Stiff
by Sherry Jo Ward
With Penfold Theatre Company
April 19-20
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