CultureMap highlights Austin's arts organizations and their offerings for summer, including Texas Performing Arts with Hairspray, Gladys Knight & Patti LaBelle, Summer Stock, and the new 23/24 Season in Sept.
Art All Year: Texas Performing Arts Teams Up with Fusebox for 2023/24 Season
It has long been the goal of Texas Performing Arts to help “keep Austin weird” onstage, but the 2023/24 season promises to be especially experimental along with some of our returning favorite performers.
Review: To Kill A Mockingbird at Bass Concert Hall
If there remains any question about the power of live theatre to impact lives, To Kill A Mockingbird answers it with a resounding yes.
7 Fun Things To Do in Austin This Weekend, May 12 -14
From the page to stage, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is now an American Broadway play. Emmy Award–winning actor Richard Thomas performs the coveted role of Atticus Finch and Tony Award–winning director, Bartlett Sher, helms what NPR is calling “one of the greatest plays in history.”
Texas Performing Arts 23/24 Season Preview
Texas Performing Arts' Executive & Artistic Director Bob Bursey talks with Dianne Donovan, host of KMFA's Classical Austin, about TPA's upcoming 23/24 Season.
Review: Broadway in Austin's 'To Kill A Mockingbird'
When I first heard, in early 2016, that an adaptation of Harper Lee’s benchmark novel To Kill a Mockingbird was heading for the Broadway stage, it did not take much convincing to know that the play would be brilliant. They had me at Sorkin.
"To Kill A Mockingbird" national tour lands in Austin at Bass Concert Hall
Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin, who penned films like A Few Good Men, Moneyball, and The Social Network also wrote the critically acclaimed stage adaptation of Harper Lee's iconic To Kill A Mockingbird. Texas Performing Arts welcomes the national tour of the play at Bass Concert Hall this week.
"To Kill A Mockingbird" on Broadway in Austin
To Kill A Mockingbird comes to Bass Concert Hall starting tomorrow. Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece has been adapted by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin and directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher.
Texas Performing Arts’ new season to debut diverse shows and the return of a few Austin favorites
Texas Performing Arts fans who've been waiting for the 2023-24 season announcement now have plenty to applaud: TPA’s upcoming season will feature highly anticipated bold projects, many Texas debuts, plus innovative productions with big artist and emerging-talent debuts, and the long-awaited return of some family favorites.
Texas Performing Arts announces 2023/24 season with new works from around the globe
A select lineup of 14 events curated by Texas Performing Arts’ Executive & Artistic Director Bob Bursey, the new season features a vibrant range of innovative new works from a diverse array of artists including bold projects from both established and emerging performance-makers.
Texas Performing Arts Reveals 2023/24 Season Featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and More
Texas Performing Arts announces its all-new 2023/24 performing arts season showcasing extraordinary international theatre, dance, and music that audiences won't find anywhere else.
How to see Yo-Yo Ma, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Austin for the first time in years
Two colossal names in the arts — Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Yo-Yo Ma — headline the upcoming Texas Performing Arts 2023-24 season.
What to know about seeing summer musicals 'Grease,' 'Matilda,' 'Wizard of Oz' in Austin
Summer Stock Austin, working with Texas Performing Arts, presents The Wizard of Oz from July 22 through Aug 6 and Grease which plays July 28 - Aug 6, both at the McCullough Theatre on the UT campus.
Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Featuring Dream House Quartet - at Bass Concert Hall on Tuesday, April 25.
2023 Heller Awards for Young Artists Winners Announced
Winners Kyra Carr from Hendrickson High School and Langston Lee from Rouse High School will go on to represent Austin, Texas at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (more commonly known as the Jimmy Awards) in NYC, thanks to Texas Performing Arts.
South African Dance Company Brings Groundbreaking Work to Bass Concert Hall
Both Vuyani Dance Theatre and the critically acclaimed dancework, Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Bolero, will make their Texas debut in April, with Texas Performing Arts presenting the performance April 19 at Bass Concert Hall.
The Best Books, Films, TV, Art, and More Coming to Texas This Spring
Featuring the Fusebox Festival and new programming partnership with Texas Performing Arts.
Don’t Miss The Temptations Musical 'Ain’t Too Proud'
When a Broadway production goes on tour, you can usually expect that it won’t be as good as the original production. That’s not the case with Ain’t Too Proud – The Life And Times Of The Temptations. There is not one weak link in this touring production.
Review: 'Ain't Too Proud' at Bass Concert Hall through Apr 2
Ain't Too Proud brings music and a startling reminder of humanity to Austin audiences. Incredible talent on display!
Broadway in Austin to premiere 'Six,' 'Tina,' and 'Beetlejuice' in 2023-24 season
Texas Performing Arts’ Broadway in Austin 2023-2024 Season includes six Austin premieres and the return of two audience favorites.