Special Events:
Lewis Black
September 20th
Paramount Theatre
     The prolific funny man, actor, author, stand-up comedian and ranter
     returns to the Paramount with his “Running on Empty Tour”  to provide
     a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience.
The Black Vault: Improvised Horror in the Style of H.P. Lovecraft
Saturdays in August and September
Hideout Theater
     The Hideout Theatre will create improvised weird horror, the madness-
     inducing world of elder gods and cosmic terror in the style of H.P.
     Lovecraft. one of the most influential horror writers who ever lived.
JR Brow
September 19th through 22nd
Cap City Comedy Club
     A finalist in San Francisco's International Comedy Competition and a
     stand out in HBO's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, JR Brow has shared the
     stage with Bill Hicks, Ray Romano, Wanda Sykes and Drew Carey.
Fridays in September
The Institution Theater
     Comedians will perform 5 to 6 minutes of prepared material, and then
     subject themselves to 3 to 4 minutes of improvised stand up - where
     they must come up with material on topics drawn from a hat.
Bill Engvall
September 21st
Paramount Theatre
     From “Designing Women,” “The Jeff Foxworthy Show,” “Country Fried
     Home Videos,” “Blue Collar TV,” to the self-titled “Bill Engvall Show,”
     comic Bill Engvall continues to make his comedic rounds.
Informal Pig Show
Saturdays in September and October
The Institution Theater
     Comedy powerhouse There's Waldo hosts a comedy variety show
     featuring rising stars along with Austin's finest established acts
     performing improv, sketch, standup, music and original characters.
Manhattan Stories: Improv in the Style of Woody Allen
Saturdays in September
The Hideout Theatre
     Celebrating the director’s 40-plus years of film-making, the production’s
     cast of improvisers bring the unique world-view of Woody Allen to life in
     a live, one-of-a-kind, improvised theatrical event.
Pulp Friction
Fridays in September and October
The Institution Theater
     Directed by Tom Booker, the comedy statge show - improvised in
     the style of Quentin Tarantino - plays Friday nights at 8 p.m. with a
     cast of more than one dozen top Austin-area comedy actors.
Thinning the Herd
September 16th through December 2nd
The Institution Theater
     The world’s first ever weight-loss improv comedy show will pit three
     teams of comedians against each other in a weight loss contest to
     see which team can win the coveted "Golden Refrigerator."  
- Open Mic with Ben Cholok - September 20th - The Velveeta Room
- Chillin' with Kat Ramzinski - September 21st - The Velveeta Room
- The Late Slot - September 21st - The Velveeta Room
- Cody Hustak - September 22nd - The Velveeta Room
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