A word from Kyle Romero on Sex a.k.a. Wieners and Boobs

by Kyle Romero, Director of Sex a.k.a. Wieners and Boobs at ColdTowne Theater Directing this play (Sex a.k.a. Wieners and Boobs by Joe Lo Truglio, Michael Showalter, and David Wain) is literally a dream come true.  I came up in the academic world of [extremely Homer Simpson voice] legitimate theatre. I’ve done Shakespeare. I’ve done Greek […]

Bye, 2019!

We’re less than 12 hours from entering 2020, a new year / entirely new decade, guaranteed to bring lots of change and growth at ColdTowne and around Austin and the world, but in a good way we hope! Before we start the real countdown, we’re taking a look back on some celebratory moments around our […]

Small Business Saturday in Austin > Black Friday

by Lilli Lopez Tents! Cold temperatures! Injuries and FULL BLOWN FIGHTS! Every year we see folks working retail, dealing with waves of shoppers lined up as soon as a week in advance for Black Friday, when they should honestly have the day off (RADICAL, I KNOW).  So when I heard about Small Business Saturday almost […]

ColdTowne’s Level 1 $99 deal is live and I’m here to sell it to ya!

Hi, I’m Lilli Lopez. If you’ve been to ColdTowne Theater, you might have seen me with B. Iden Payne Award winning team Prima Doñas in Latinauts, or maybe from The Rose, BettyFest, or even Futurx Festival. I’m a performer / artist / producer / writer and I also happen to be a faculty member and the marketing […]

ColdTowne Conservatory welcomed new Faculty members in 2019

ColdTowne Conservatory welcomed new Faculty members in 2019 ColdTowne Conservatory is very pleased to have welcomed 6 new faculty members to our ranks this past year.  ColdTowne veterans Lilli Lopez from Prima Doñas, Kim Lowery & Stephanie Thoreson from Loverboy, as well as new ColdTowners Maddie Cordovano & Tom Daily II performers transplanted from iO Theatre and The Second City in Chicago and […]

WEIRD GAY VIBES: Martini Ranch is back!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEIRD GAY VIBES Saturdays (8:30-9:30 p.m.) November 16 – December 21, 2019 This surreal sketch comedy show has no straight man.  Austin, Texas – October 30, 2019 – Austin’s first and longest running LGBTQ sketch comedy team, Martini Ranch, returns with a subversive, darkly comedic show titled “Weird Gay Vibes”. The original […]

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 […]

Announcing ColdTowne Theater’s 25th Main Stage Season

From Will Cleveland, Artistic & Academic Director Folx, we’re so thrilled and honored to have these creative teams bringing their shows to the ColdTowne Main Stage starting this fall.  Echo Lake Midsommar  October 04 – Nov 02 Produced by Echo Lake A stay at a drug-filled pagan commune in rural Sweden might not be everyone’s ideal […]

Echo Lake brings you… Midsommar

A stay at a drug-filled pagan commune in rural Sweden might not be everyone’s ideal vacation, but Echo Lake knows you could use a good trip. After the opening series of seemingly incongruous sights, sounds and movements, “Midsommar” is a comedy of manners. Inspired by the recent Ari Aster film, comedians Courtney Hopkin, Lisa Michelle […]