Check out these films and more at Austin Film Festival, happening Oct. 24-31!

Y’all, we are so excited for the Austin Film Festival this year (October 24th – 31st) but don’t take our word for it. Take it from ColdTowne hero, Lane Ingram (1/2 of the married duo CHLANE), who starred in an early promo for the fest (sorry Lane, can’t ever resist posting this. You’re so good!!).  […]

ColdTowne Anniversary Weekend is October 18-20!

A word from co-host of this year’s ColdTony awards, Javier Ungo It’s October baby! It’s spoopy season, the winds are changing, there’s a slight chill in the air and like every October it’s time for the ColdTowne Anniversary Weekend! Our home away from home is turning 13 (Spoopy!) and like every year we have a weekend […]

Vote for ColdTowne in Austin Chronicle’s Best of Austin 2019 poll!

Vote for ColdTowne in Austin Chronicle’s Best of Austin 2019 poll! ColdTowne Theater is nominated in this year’s Best of Austin poll in the comedy club/venue category. We’ve been doing this for 13 years and we’re thrilled Austin has nominated us alongside our friends at Fallout Theater and Cap City. We’re also SUPER excited for […]

Liz Behan: One Woman at Dusk returns Saturday, Aug. 17

For Immediate Release Austin, TX – May 28, 2019 Description: Liz Behan: One Woman at Dusk runs Saturdays at 7:00 pm August 17th through September 21st at ColdTowne Theater. Liz wants you to strap in… as she tells you the tale of a big ole country dyke. Starring Laura de la Fuente, a fan-favorite among […]

Way Down In the Hole opens Saturday, Aug. 17

WAY DOWN IN THE HOLE Saturdays (8:30-9:30 p.m.) August 17 + 24, September 7-28, 2019  Step back into 2012 with new improvised comedy show “Way Down in the Hole”  Austin, Texas – July 19, 2019 – Dylan Garsee and Mase Kerwick are thrilled to announce their latest collaboration – a subversive, darkly comic improvised show […]

Greetings from Amsterdam: Dave Buckman talks Boom Chicago

Dave Buckman, ColdTowne’s Executive Producer and co-owner is in the middle of a two month gig in Amsterdam where he is directing a comedy show for the world renowned Boom Chicago. In addition to its famous alumni (see your faves below), Boom Chicago also has a couple of Austin performers as alumni including: Ace Manning […]

Y’all We Asian: When We First Saw Ourselves Represented On-Screen

“Y’all, We Asian” is back with a new hour-long show that refocuses the narrative of Hollywood whitewashing. We’re empowering diverse voices and re-imagining films by inserting Asian leads. “Starring Y’all We Asian”, which pays homage to the #StarringJohnCho movement, will feature snappy, character-driven improv comedy inspired by movie trailers. Catch the show every Saturday night […]

Martini Ranch heads to San Francisco Sketch Fest!

Martini Ranch, a “mostly” queer sketch comedy group you know well from the ColdTowne main stage,  has been putting on sold out shows in Austin for over two years. Now they’re taking their best sketches to the 2019 San Francisco Sketch Fest happening January 10-27. Joining the lineup with comedy favorites like CAROL FREAKING BURNET, […]

Former star of L.A. Law and The Nanny, Lauren Lane joins Stool Pigeon this Sunday!

Lauren Lane will be telling stories at Stool Pigeon on Sunday, 12/16 at 8:30 p.m. In a single decade in Los Angeles Lauren starred in three award-winning television series; The Nanny, L.A. Law and Hunter. Her work in the theatre garnered the LA Critics award, Austin Critics Circle award and multiple B Iden Payne awards. […]

$99 Black Friday Improv Class Sale – EXTENDED!

By popular demand – our HOLIDAY CLASS PASS returns for a limited time only: Black Friday, November 23rd to December 10th 2018! NOW EXTENDED THROUGH FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14th! We genuinely believe that improv classes can change a person’s life. It certainly has for all of our students, performers, staff, and faculty, and it seems like each day we […]