Long Center to host free open house celebration Aug. 31
In anticipation of the upcoming arts season, Long Center for the Performing Arts is staging a free open house Aug. 31 from noon to 4 p.m.
Long Center officials promise that allwill open up all areas of the two-venue facility and offer tours backstage areas, star dressing rooms, green rooms and other niches the public usually doesn’t get to see.
Throughout the afternoon, there will be performances by Long Center Founding Resident Companies — Austin Lyric Opera, Austin Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Austin — as well as the center’s resident companies: Austin Shakespeare, Conspirare, Pollyanna Theatre Company and Tapestry Dance Company.
And there’s the Kid’s Zone with special activities for the little ones.
Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Long Center Open House
Noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 31
Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Dr.