On stage and in galleries on the Austin arts scene this week
THEATER & DANCE
“Chicago.” The City Theatre is topping off its summer season with the most razzle-dazzling of stage musical greats, now the longest running American musical in Broadway history. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday through Sept. 10. $25-$45. 3823 Airport Blvd. Suite D. 512-524-2870, citytheatreaustin.org.
“The Understudy.” Southwest Theater Productions takes on this comedy from American playwright Theresa Rebeck. In it, a smug Hollywood action star heads to Broadway to star in Franz Kafka’s newly discovered play — and promptly goes head to head with his understudy. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Sunday through Sept. 9. $20-$25. Santa Cruz Studio Theater, 1805 E. Seventh St. brownpapertickets.com/event/3051237.
Art on 5th. Art on 5th will showcase Byron May’s 3-D artwork, a culmination of more than 30 years in the graphic arts industry. You’ll view his work with 3-D glasses, which will make the vibrant colors seem to leap off the surface. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday through Sept. 7. 3005 S. Lamar Blvd. Suite C. 110-B. 512-481-1111, arton5th.com.
Camiba Art. “Studio Scene Seen: 1st Annual Survey of Camiba Art Tours Artists.” In addition to its gallery spaces, Camiba Art also curates and leads guided art tours locally and around the world with a focus on Latin America. For the first time, Camiba has brought back artwork from just five of the dozens of artist studios visited each year. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday through Sept. 9. 2832 East MLK Jr. Blvd. camibaart.com.
Lora Reynolds Gallery. Artist Catherine Lee’s first show at the gallery, “Time,” features her sculptures and paintings, many of which speak to the core tenets of humanity and point to the human impulse of design and make (by hand) implements for farming, hunting, protection, worship or storytelling. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday through Sept. 9. 360 Nueces St. Ste. 50. 512-215-4965, lorareynolds.com.
Women and Their Work. “Pure Imagination” is the national debut of Dutch photographer Micky Hoogendijk’s first photo book, “Through the Eyes of Others,” alongside her solo exhibition, “Pure Imagination.” The artist, now living in Los Angeles, displays portraiture reflecting the concealed vulnerability and beauty of her subjects. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday through Sept. 7. 1710 Lavaca St. 512-477-1064, womenandtheirwork.org.