Blue Theatre. Alternative theater. 916 Springdale Road. 684-3220, www.bluetheatre.org .
Cap City Comedy Club. 8120 Research Blvd., Suite 100. 467-2333, www.capcitycomedy.com .
The City Theatre. 3823 Airport Blvd., Suite D. 524-2870, www.citytheatreaustin.org .
ColdTowne Theater. Improv, sketch and stand-up comedy. 4803-B Airport Blvd. 814-8696, www.coldtownetheater.com .
Dougherty Arts Center. Gallery, theater and school. 1110 Barton Springs Road. 974-4000, www.ci.austin.tx.us/dougherty .
Esther's Follies. Musical sketch comedy. 525 E. Sixth St. 320-0553, www.esthersfollies.com .
Hideout Theatre. Improv comedy, plays and sketches. 617 Congress Ave. 443-3688, www.hideouttheatre.com .
Hyde Park Theatre. Small theater commissions and productions of mostly new works. 511 W. 43rd St. 479-7529, www.hydeparktheatre.org .
Long Center for the Performing Arts. Hall and studio theater home for Austin Symphony Orchestra, Austin Lyric Opera and Ballet Austin. 701 W. Riverside Drive. 474-5664, www.thelongcenter.org .
Mary Moody Northen Theatre. Guest artists join St. Edward's University Theater Arts students in productions. 3001 S. Congress Ave. 448-8484, www.stedwards.edu/hum/thtr/mmnt.html .
The New Movement. Alternative theater featuring improv and comedy. 1819 Rosewood Ave. 788-2669, www.newmovementtheater.com
The Off-Center. Alternative arts venue. 2211-A Hidalgo St. 476-7833, www.rudemechs.com .
One World Theatre. Variety of shows including musical and dance performances. 7701 Bee Caves Road. 330-9500, www.oneworldtheatre.org .
Palmer Events Center. Variety of performances. 900 Barton Springs Road. 404-4500, www.palmereventscenter.com .
Paramount Theatre. Speakers, musical events, films, comedy and dramas in 1915 vaudeville-era theater. 713 Congress Ave. 472-5470, www.austintheatre.org .
Salvage Vanguard Theater. Alternative theater. 2803 Manor Road. 474-7886, www.salvagevanguard.org .
Scottish Rite Children's Theatre. 207 W. 18th St. 472-7247, www.srct.org .
State Theatre. Plays and musicals. 719 Congress Ave. 472-5470, www.austintheatre.org .
University of Texas Butler School of Music. Faculty and student ensemble performance. Various venues at UT. 471-7764, www.music.utexas.edu .
University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance.Student productions. Various venues at UT. 471-5793, www.finearts.utexas.edu/tad .
University of Texas Performing Arts Center. National and international touring shows, music, dance, Broadway musicals. Main venue: Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Drive. 471-2787, www.utpac.org .
Velveeta Room. Stand-up comedy club. 521 E. Sixth St. 469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com .
Vortex Theatre. Alternative theater. 2307 Manor Road. 478-5282, www.vortexrep.org .
Zach Theatre. Professional theater with performances on two stages. 1510 Toomey Road. 476-0541, www.zachtheatre.org .
Zilker Theatre Productions. Outdoor musicals at the Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater, 2201 Barton Springs Road. 479-9491, www.zilker.org .
Bastrop Opera House. Community theater, comedies, musicals and vaudeville. 711 Spring St., Bastrop. Bastrop and long distance: 512-321-6283; Austin metro: 303-6283, www.bastropoperahouse.com .
Gaslight Baker Theatre. Dramas, comedies and musicals. 216 S. Main St., Lockhart. 376-5653, www.gaslightbakertheatre.org .
The Georgetown Palace Theater.Live theater, movies and music. 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469, www.thegeorgetownpalace.com .
Hill Country Community Theatre. Community theater. 4003 W. FM 2147, Cottonwood Shores. 830-798-8944, www.hcct.org .
Salado Silver Spur Theater. Theater and live music. 108 Royal St., Salado. 254-947-3456, www.saladosilverspurtheater.com .
Sam Bass Community Theatre.Nonprofit organization. 600 Lee St. in Memorial Park, Round Rock. 244-0440, www.sambasstheatre.org .
Sarofim School of Fine Arts. Southwestern University Theatre Department shows. 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1504, www.southwestern.tix.com .
TexARTS Theater. Visual and performing arts. 2300 Lohman's Spur, Lakeway. 852-9079, www.tex-arts.org .
Texas State University-San Marcos Department of Theatre and Dance. Student productions. Various venues at university. 512-245-2204, www.theatreanddance.txstate.edu .
Way Off Broadway Community Players. Nonprofit organization. 11880 W. FM 2243, Leander. 259-5878, www.wobcp.org .
The Wimberley Players. Performances at the Wimberley Playhouse, 450 Old Kyle Road, Wimberley. 512-847-0575, www.wimberleyplayers.org .