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28 Local High Schools To Appear at the 2016 Nominations Announcement for the Third Annual Greater Austin High School Musical Theater Awards

February 18, 2016 AUSTIN, TX— Five, Six, Seven, Eight! Hold your breath and get Twitter ready- nominations for the third … Read More ›

Straight from Broadway! Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso Present The Sinatra Century May 6-8 /Tickets On Sale Now!

February 11, 2016 (Austin, TX) — The Long Center is proud to present two of New York City’s multi-award winning, … Read More ›

The Classic Story Comes to Life Where the Wild Things Are April 13-17th/ Tickets On Sale Today!

January 21, 2016 (Austin, TX) — Everyone’s favorite children’s book comes to life live on stage at the Long Center! … Read More ›

“I Laughed. I Cried. I Cringed.” PostSecret: The Show Makes its Austin, Texas Debut

January 14, 2016 (Austin, TX) — What started as the small, innovative project idea POSTSECRET has just as quickly gone … Read More ›

Aca Scuse Me? Vocalosity- The Aca-Perfect Concert Experience Plays the Long Center March 4th

  January 11, 2016 (Austin, TX) —Tickets are now on sale for VOCALOSTY – THE ACA PERFECT CONCERT EXPERIENCE playing … Read More ›

Carol Burnett Returns for an Evening of Laughter and Reflection And the Audience Asks the Questions!

Ever wanted a one-on-one with the legendary Carol Burnett? Now’s your chance! The award-winning actress, best-selling author, and American icon returns to the Long Center for the first time in nearly five years. Read More ›

Celebrate Austin’s Creative Home’s 8th Anniversary The Beach Boys Make Their Long Center Debut! March 5th /Tickets On Sale Now!

December 17, 2015 (Austin, TX) — The Long Center for the Performing Arts is thrilled to celebrate their 8th Anniversary and … Read More ›

The Peking Acrobats ‘Tumble’ BACK Into Dell Hall! See Their 30th Anniversary Tour February 28 at the Long Center/Tickets On Sale Now

December 16, 2015 (Austin, TX) — Straight from Dell Hall to Beijing and back,  The Peking Acrobats are returning to Austin … Read More ›

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Joins Sweet Honey in the Rock March 1 /Tickets On Sale Now!

December 15, 2015 (Austin, TX) —International phenomenon and Grammy winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo will take the Austin stage with fellow … Read More ›

Off-Broadway Hit Bill W. and Doctor Bob Makes its Texas Debut with a Bilingual Production!

December 10, 2015 (Austin, TX) —Directly from off-Broadway, the Long Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to present the … Read More ›

Back by Popular Demand! Riverdance- The 20th Anniversary Tour Comes to Austin after a Sold-Out European Run February 16-18 /Tickets On Sale Now!

December 9, 2015 (Austin, TX) — The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand with Riverdance – The 20th … Read More ›

“Looking Fabulous at 40” Les Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo Celebrate Their 40th Anniversary in Austin

December 7, 2015 (Austin, TX) — New York’s all-male, professional comedy ballet company, Les Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo returns to the … Read More ›