Dozens of alumni of Shakespeare at Winedale, a summer theater program at The University of Texas at Austin, will take the stage once again this summer at the Winedale Historical Complex near Round Top to celebrate the program's 40th anniversary. Former "Winedalers" will reunite to give weekend matinee performances from July 18 through Aug. 8.… » Continue Reading
Event: In a special Poetry on the Plaza event in honor of National Poetry Month and the 400th anniversary of the publication of "Shake-speares Sonnets," Shakespearean scholars, poets, actors and students will read the entirety of the 1609 volume, including all of the sonnets and "A Lover's Complaint." Cake will be served at this free… » Continue Reading
The fourth annual David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama takes on meta-theatre as noted stage actors tackle scenes from Tom Stoppard's playful play about plays, "The Real Thing."
Event: Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS), a troupe of five of England's most talented actors, will perform William Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale," Oct. 1-4 in Austin and Round Top, Texas. When/Where: The troupe will perform "The Winter's Tale" at 8 p.m. Oct. 1-3 at the B. Iden Payne Theater at the university, and at… » Continue Reading
Shakespeare at Winedale Presents “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Merchant of Venice” and “Antony and Cleopatra”
Event: The 38th summer season of Shakespeare at Winedale begins July 16 and features three of the bard's beloved plays: "Romeo and Juliet," "The Merchant of Venice" and "Antony and Cleopatra."
The University of Texas Libraries and the Fine Arts Library announce the third annual David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama featuring a panel of notable Austin playwrights to discuss their influences and the current state and potential future of their art on both a local and broad scale.