Teen Troupe Montmoreau Flies Across the Pond to Spend Their Junior Year Abroad

Being a teenager is universally difficult, distinguished by a search for identity and a tendency to act against one’s better judgement. Junior Year Abroad places these personal struggles on a continent-sized stage, following a group of high school Student Leaders on their pan-European class trip as they explore, bicker, posture, and pretend like each new […]

“My Own Worst Enemy” opens January 4, 2020

By Wendy Salome  “My parents are disappointed in me.”  “My friends secretly hate me.”  “The cashier at H-E-B is judging my bulk gummy worms purchase.”  These are thoughts we’ve all had (…right?), and now you can watch the cast of My Own Worst Enemy bring them to life and dispel them in the span of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pendulum Presents: Class War Takes ColdTowne’s Main Stage

Pendulum Presents: Class War Takes ColdTowne’s Main Stage Sketch comedy for the 99% Austin, TX: After a successful run of their cult-themed sketch show, Pendulum Presents: The Ascendant, Pendulum, Austin longest-running sketch comedy team, brings a new thematic show, Pendulum Presents: Class War to the ColdTowne Theater mainstage. Frustrated with the ills of modern day […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

AFF Presents: Pitch Day!

Join Austin Film Festival for a day of pitching fun! Fine tune your pitch before you take on the big leagues at AFF 2018 with Pitch Day on Sunday, July 22nd. This workshop is great to practice an elevator-style pitch and can help writers to conquer their fears of public speaking and selling themselves. Start […]