Daytime Playtime Presents: The Emma Dilemma, a live 90’s Daytime Talk Show Interactive Experience

ColdTowne Theater and GameOn! ATX have partnered to bring Austin audiences back to the era of slap bracelets, green ketchup, and Ricki Lake. Not only is GameOn! ATX home to the most unique game show experiences in the city, it’s now home to The Emma Dilemma, a live 90’s Style Daytime Talk Show.

SUNDAYS at 1pm

Javier Ungo, Mase Kerwick, & Dylan Garsee are Swish Swish Bish


CrownTowne at Violet Crown Clubhouse has some outstanding acts lined up in June that will have you saying YES! YES! YES! Including Swish Swish Bish, Edge Control, and more!

See them Thursdays In June at 7:30


The 3 on 3 Tournament is ramping up again at GameOn! ATX. Can’t watch the show? Go ahead and check out the Live Stream for absolutely FREE at

And save the date for the FINALS on June 26 — same time and place!


What’s that? Austin is a …Comedy Boom-town you say? Since WHEN?

ColdTowne Theater continues the long tradition of gathering crowds and bringing the laughs in the new pop-up headliner series, STACKED at The Electric Church on E. Cesar Chavez.

Every Tuesday, enjoy a special showcase performance of some of ATX’s fiercest and funniest headliners.

TUESDAYS doors at 8PM

Finally, a late night comedy show that features just the stand up part.

Oh Wow! Night Time! Is a stand up comedy show featuring some of the best, brightest and diverse line ups in the city. Guaranteed to make you laugh, make a night out of it by getting some pizza across the venue at Little Deli’s Pizza, and then head on over to the Violet Crown Clubhouse and get your laughs on.

Saturday June 18 at 9PM


Every Thursday at 9PM at the Violet Crown Clubhouse, our improv comedy mixologists concoct an evening of 2 parts heightened reality, 1 part truth to power, a twist of fate, and a dash of bitters.

Starring old fashioned troupes of unlicensed improvisors;

1st Thursdays Midnight Society
2nd Thursdays Sugar, Water, Purple*
3rd Thursdays Kinkade
Last Thursdays Friends for Now

Thursdays at 9pm

Austin-Travis County’s COVID-19 Community Level is currently MEDIUM. Necessary Precautions are subject to change depending on Austin’s current community Level at the time of show.

LOW: Masking is optional

MEDIUM: Masking inside is mandatory for audience members and staff but optional for performers.

HIGH: Masking inside is mandatory for audience and staff. Proof of vaccination or a negative test is required for entry. Shows could be postponed or cancelled.

COVID-19 PROTOCOL For staff and performers:

Exposure or Potential Exposure

If you feel sick, you should stay home and get tested. If you think or know you’ve been exposed to COVID-19, immediately inform your teacher or director and cast or classmates as well, so they can take necessary precautions. When you know your final test result, please share that with the group as well. If you test positive, see below. 

Positive Test Result

Please notify a staff member immediately after a positive test if you were in a show, rehearsal, class, jam, or any community event leading up to the onset of symptoms or positive test. If you can, notify your director, teacher, cast, classmates, etc that you tested positive as well. A Staff member will notify audience members, venue staff, and others who may have attended your show or event. Follow CDC Guidelines for quarantining. Talk to your teacher or director about possible digital hybrid options for your next rehearsal or class. Take care of yourself, and take care of your community by preventing spread. ColdTowne will endure. It always does. 

COVID-19 Protocol for Audience Members:

If buying tickets at the door, please leave your name and email in our guest log so we can reach out for contact tracing. 

Exposure or Potential Exposure

If you feel sick, you should stay home and get tested. If you think or know you’ve been exposed to COVID-19, please exchange or cancel your show tickets (you can do this through the confirmation email you got when you purchased your ticket or by emailing We may not catch all emails before the show but will get back to you in the next week. In the meantime, get tested or quarantine under the CDC guidelines

Positive Test Result

If you test positive for COVID-19 and you think or know you were exposed at an official ColdTowne event, please notify with the name and date of your event. Staff will notify every person at the show and you will remain anonymous.