You can't stop the beat and you won't want to because Tracy Turnblad and the nicest kids in town are all headed to Cap City for Texas Performing Arts Presents Broadway in Austin's Tony award-winning musical Hairspray.
Hairspray is coming to Bass Concert Hall and we can't wait. Shows will run June 13-18.
Hairspray, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, is part of Texas Performing Arts' Broadway in Austin series and comes to the Bass Concert Hall stage starting this week.
Hairspray, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, will play at Bass Concert Hall June 13-18 to round out Texas Performing Arts’ Broadway in Austin 22/23 season. KXAN talks with Niki Metcalf, who plays the role of Tracy Turnblad in the touring production.
Texas Performing Arts' Executive & Artistic Director Bob Bursey talks about TPA's upcoming 23/24 Season
TPA's new performing arts season includes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Yo-Yo Ma, and more. And the Broadway in Austin season brings eight Broadway shows including Wicked, Book of Mormon, and Beetlejuice.
Comedian Dane Cook is back touring on stage with all new material and making a stop in Austin. Dane Cook: The Perfectly Shattered Tour is coming to Bass Concert Hall on Oct. 29.
A roundup of 2023 summer music in Austin including Texas Performing Arts' summer concerts: Patti LaBelle & Gladys Knight, Barenaked Ladies, and TLC & Shaggy.
Comedian and host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, John Oliver is bringing his new "John Oliver Live" stand-up tour to Bass Concert Hall at 8 p.m. on Aug. 20.
After the end of the regular legislative session, many Texans could use a dose of political satire, and John Oliver is on his way. The comedian and TV writer will perform live at Bass Concert Hall on Sunday, August 20 as part of the "John Oliver Live" tour.
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.
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.
If there remains any question about the power of live theatre to impact lives, To Kill A Mockingbird answers it with a resounding yes.
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' Executive & Artistic Director Bob Bursey talks with Dianne Donovan, host of KMFA's Classical Austin, about TPA's upcoming 23/24 Season.
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.
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 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 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.
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.