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Austin Playhouse season throws a spotlight on old favorites and fresh offerings

Michael Barnes
From left, Katie Kohler, Marie Fahlgren, Cyndi Williams, Joey Banks and Jess Hughes starred in "Sense and Sensibility" at Austin Playhouse, which revives old favorites and makes fresh offerings for its next season. [Contributed by Austin Playhouse]

Austin Playhouse, which expects to move into new, permanent quarters in Northeast Austin by the end of 2020 at the earliest, has announced a season sweetened with old favorites and fresh offerings. The troupe, which traces its heritage back to Live Oak Theatre and the State Theater, will remain in its Austin Community College Highland venue through the 2019-2020 season.

Sept. 6-29: “Holmes and Watson.” Does the investigative duo reunite? We’ll see, won’t we?

No. 29-Dec. 22: “She Loves Me.” A candy box of a romantic musical.

Jan. 10-26, 2020: “Tiny Beautiful Things.” Based on a book by Cheryl Strayed (“Wild”).

April 3-26, 2020: “Indecent.” A risky play about a risky play.

May 29-June 28, 2020: “Arcadia.” Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece.

May 29-June 28: “Ada and the Engine.” Lauren Gunderson’s play produced in repertory with “Arcadia.”

Austin Playhouse 2019-2020 Season

When: Sept.6-June 28, 2020

Where: Austin Playhouse at ACC’s Highland Campus, 6001 Airport Blvd., Austin, TX 78752

Info:, 512-476-0084