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The Long Center Presents Alec Baldwin & Kurt Andersen In Conversation with Evan Smith “You Can’t Spell America Without Me”

Wednesdsay, November 15, 7:30p.m. in Dell Hall. Tickets on Sale Friday, October 20 at 10 a.m. October 17, 2017 (Austin, … Read More ›

Billy Crystal Announces the “Spend the Night with Billy Crystal” Tour

Tony® and Emmy Award®-winning comedian, actor, producer, writer and director Billy Crystal announced his upcoming 30+ city US tour Spend the Night with Billy Crystal, which will make a stop at Dell Hall at the Long Center in Austin on February 27. coming off the heels of his recent critically-acclaimed Australian tour, Crystal promises a hilarious and intimate evening. Read More ›

The Classic Tony Award-Winning Production ‘ANNIE’ Comes to Austin’s Creative Home Thanksgiving Weekend November 25 – 26

August 25, 2016 (Austin, TX)—The tuneful redhead who reminded us that we’re “never dressed without a smile,” is coming to Austin for three performances this Thanksgiving weekend! Perfect for families and friends as well as Broadway fans new and old, the world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form, with original lyricist and director Martin Charnin returning to provide a classic production you won’t soon forget. The Tony Award®-winning ANNIE is at the Long Center November 25 and 26. Tickets are available today! Read More ›

Bringing His Neighborhood to Yours, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! Brings Family Fun to the Long Center October 16

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! Trolley has set a course for Austin with Daniel and company in tow, scheduled to stop at the Long Center October 16. Tickets are available today! Read More ›

From the Sinfully Hilarious Late Nite Series, Sister’s Back To School Catechism: The Holy Ghost and Other Terrifying Tales / Sep 3 – Oct 2 / Tickets on Sale Now!

July 25, 2016 (Austin, TX)—She’s at it again! The latest installment in the wildly popular Late Nite Catechism series is … Read More ›

Cory Baker Named President and CEO of Austin’s Creative Home

Long Center concludes national search for new Chief Executive AUSTIN, Texas – Long Center Board Chair Patsy Woods Martin announced today … Read More ›

The Sky’s the Limit in Blue Lapis Light’s RADIANCE A Site Specific Aerial Performance on the Long Center Terrace June 13th – June 18th/ Tickets on sale NOW!

May 1st, 2016 (Austin, TX) – BLUE LAPIS LIGHT returns to the Long Center to soar to new heights- literally- … Read More ›

Tapestry Dance is PASSING IT FORWARD With A World Premiere New Work April 21- May 1

April 4, 2016 (Austin, TX), Tapestry Dance Company continues its impressive 27th season with the world premiere of PASSING IT … Read More ›

Long Center Rewards Jumpstart a Collaboration for Arts and Technology with the new loyalty program from the Long Center

March 30, 2016 (Austin, TX) — The Long Center is thrilled to announce one of the biggest collaborations between the … Read More ›

AOL Co-Founder Steve Case Joins Local Austin Entrepreneurs Live Onstage The Third Wave April 25th/ Tickets On Sale Now!

March 29, 2016 (Austin, TX) — The Long Center’s own President and CEO, Marc Seriff, will moderate a conversation with … Read More ›

Just Announced! case/ lang/ veirs One-of-a-Kind Event from Three Phenomenal Artists

  March 10, 2016 (Austin, TX) — The Long Center welcomes three self-driven artists to the Long Center on Wednesday, … Read More ›

The Long Center and Austin Food & Wine Alliance Present An Evening with Chef Jacques Pépin June 5th/Tickets On Sale Now!

  February 25th, 2016 (Austin, TX) — For the first time, the Long Center for the Performing Arts and the … Read More ›