Lyla School, a Staged Reading Friday, November 22, 2019 “Lyla School” by Brian Kettler tells the story of two friends driven apart when a violent event occurs during a process-drama simulation. After 20 years Mary and Ahmed reunite. Still haunted by their tragic pasts, they fight to move forward with their lives and uncover the […]
Cyrano de Bergerac August – September, 2019 Paris in the 17th century is a city of self-indulgence, elegant banter, lust and love. In the midst of this splendor and seduction, Cyrano de Bergerac stands alone in his ugliness, intelligence, and aesthetic lifestyle… until he too falls in love. This classic play by Edmund Rostand comes […]
Rite Out Loud Staged Reading Festival August 16-18, 2019 Austin Scottish Rite Theater presents RITE OUT LOUD, featuring staged readings of five new plays by five great playwrights! RUBY by Raul GarzaLULU IN ROCHESTER by Allison GregoryEUROPA by Sarah SaltwickTWO SWEATY by Megan TabaqueSENECA by Travis Tate The opening reception will feature a sneak peek […]
Kallie catches Sam and Bogus getting away with loot they’ve stolen from a department store. With the help of the kids in the Scottish Rite Theater audience, a smart little girl outwits and exhausts the bad guys through story, music, and improvisation. All ages. Too Many Stories! is a perennial Scottish Rite favorite, originally produced […]
Ingredients: 1 classic story, myth or fairy tale1 group of expert improvisers1 audience full of great ideas Combine all ingredients and mix together until you have a totally new hilarious story! A summer weekend favorite! Austin Scottish Rite Theater and Hideout Theatre present “Once Upon a Whaaa?!”, a fully improvised mashup of some of our […]
Waldenby Amy BerrymanA staged reading Friday, April 19, 20198:00 PM Free admission – donations appreciated In the not-so-distant future, climate change has intensified and scientists are recommending that we colonize elsewhere. Cassie, a NASA botanist, returns from her year-long deployment in space and is shocked to find her sister, Stella, a former NASA architect, engaged […]
Treasure Island in the Bay of Bengal April 2019 Enjoy pirate adventure like you’ve never seen before! Treasure Island in the Bay of Bengal is a favorite English classic with a Bollywood twist. The Sacred Cowgirls, Devi Dance Company, and Austin Scottish Rite Theater present music, dance, and action on the high seas! Yarrr!
Mirrorsby Azure D. Osborne-LeeA staged reading Thursday, February 21, 20198:00 PM Free admission – donations appreciated When 17 year-old Alma Jean finds her mother dead, she must pack up her life and move in with her mother’s ex-lover, a woman she doesn’t know. Her new guardian, Bird Wilson, is the town pariah and unused to […]
Rap Unzel February 9 – March 3, 2019 Rap Unzel: an original musical adaption of Rapunzel by Jeremy Rashad Brown. A story for all ages about #BlackBoyJoy and Rap’s journey of self-care and hair! Featuring original music by SaulPaul.