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, […]

ColdTowne is proud to support Acton Children’s Business Fair

Acton Children’s Business Fair Mark your calendars for October 27th for the Austin Acton Children’s Business Fair, a one-day market that gives children theopportunity to discover their inner entrepreneur and showcase their very own businesses. ColdTowne is a proud sponsor of this year’s business fair.  The free, family event is organized by a team of passionate […]

The 25th annual Austin Film Festival kicks off on October 24!

  ColdTowne Theater is excited to continue our partnership with Austin Film Festival at this year’s Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference! The 25th annual Austin Film Festival kicks off on October 24th with our Film & Food Fundraising Party. Come enjoy cocktails and cuisine with filmmakers, producers, celebrities and foodies from Austin and beyond […]

An Uncomfortable Woman: Read, Relate, Donate

Meghan Ross is a writer, producer, and comedian, and the host of the women-run late night show That Time of the Month (Teen Halloween episode is this Saturday at ColdTowne, featuring an all-teen girl lineup!). We sat down with Meghan to talk about her upcoming film, An Uncomfortable Woman.  How’d you get to ColdTowne? I […]

Destroy the self. Replace it with comedy. Pendulum Presents: The Ascendant

Pendulum Presents ascends expectations of typical sketch comedy. Pendulum Presents: The Ascendant is a sketch comedy show about the world of cults, running Oct. 6 through Nov. 3 at ColdTowne Theater. On the eve of their Ascension, the members of The Ascendant gather to reminisce about their experiences in the cults of their past. You’ll […]

Monday Night Mash is bringing something new to Austin Improv – Teams

By Will Cleveland Webster’s dictionary defines a troupe as a company, troop; especially a group of theatrical performers that tours to different venues, while it defines a team as a group of animals such as A: a brood, especially of young pigs or ducks B: a matched group of animals for exhibition. An improv team […]

Out of Bounds takeover starts Aug. 28!

ColdTowne Theater is proud to sponsor the 2018 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival! The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (OoB) is a live performance festival that showcases the best in improv, sketch and standup. OoB is Austin’s longest-running comedy festival and the largest multi-disciplinary comedy festival in the south. You can catch OoB shows all […]

It’s 2023 and Weed is Legal In Texas

Dream Shake Productions’ Alex Ybarra and Carl Stoneking first started making comedy videos together 10 years ago as students at Texas Tech University. After college they pursued more traditional career paths, but their passion for filmmaking reunited them three years ago in Austin. Alex and Carl immediately got involved in the local comedy scene including […]