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The Magik Theatre: Bunnicula

Fri., Oct. 18, 9:45 a.m., Sat., Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m., Sun., Oct. 20, 2 p.m., Thu., Oct. 24, 9:45 a.m., Fri., Oct. 25, 9:45, 11:45 a.m. & 6:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 26, 2 p.m., Sun., Oct. 27, 2 p.m., Wed., Oct. 30, 9:45 a.m., Thu., Oct. 31, 9:45 & 11:45 a.m. and Fri., Nov. 1, 9:45, 11:45 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Magik Theatre 420 S Alamo St, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$10-$15

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It’s a dark and stormy night and Chester the cat and Harold the dog sit waiting for their owners to return home from the movies. Chester and Harold are more than just pets, they’re good friends too. When the Monroes finally get home, they come bearing a surprise: they’ve found a bunny in the movie theater. But this is no ordinary rabbit – this is the extraordinary Bunnicula. When the family’s produce starts losing its juice, Chester thinks he knows what’s causing the fantastic phenomenon. Bunnicula is a vampire! Or maybe Chester’s imagination is getting the better of him. Singing and dancing their way through this hilarious mystery, the furry friends find room in their hearts, and in their home, for one very unique bunny. (210) 227-2751

ComedySportz

Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 30
ComedySportz San Antonio 11950 Starcrest Dr. Suite 210, San Antonio Far North

Buy Tickets$8-$12


Come out to ComedySportz, San Antonio's weekly live, competitive improv comedy show. It's 100% made up on the spot, 100% clean and family-friendly, and 100% hilarious! ComedySportz features two teams of players competing against each other in improvised games, songs and scenes. There's a referee to keep order, and the audience decides who walks away with the thrill of victory and who gets crushed by the agony of defeat. (210) 338-0279

First Date

Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Nov. 17
The Public Theater of San Antonio 800 W. Ashby Pl., San Antonio Central

Buy Tickets$15-$30


A casual drink at a restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. Delightful and unexpected twists, supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents, sing and dance Aaron and Casey through ice-breakers, appetizers, and a potential dating disaster. (210) 733-7258

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Nov. 3
Woodlawn Theatre 1920 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$18-$30

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Based on the smash-hit movie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback. They hop aboard a battered old bus (nicknamed Priscilla) searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they ever could have ever dreamed of. Please note: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the Musical contains adult themes and adult language. It may not be suitable for patrons ages 18 and under. (210) 267-8388

Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue

Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Oct. 27
Classic Theatre of San Antonio 1924 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio Balcones Heights

Buy Tickets$25


A Puerto Rican Marine returns to North Philadelphia with a leg injury sustained in Iraq. On the eve of his return to active duty, in his mother’s abandoned-lot-turned-garden-oasis, the family relives its happiest moments to the music of Bach preludes and fugues. (210) 589-8450

Lovecraft: the Musical

Saturdays, 8 p.m., Fridays, 8 p.m., Sun., Oct. 27, 3 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 3, 7 p.m. Continues through Nov. 9
The Gregg Barrios Theater at the Overtime 5409 Bandera Road, Suite 205, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$10-$15


LoveCraft: The Musical posits that H.P. Lovecraft, the patron saint of cosmic horror, was gifted with inspiration for his expansive oeuvre in a Faustian deal made with some sort of tentacled Mephistopheles. At the end of the prolific horror author’s life, the dark forces that populate his pages have now come to collect his soul. The Overtime Theater’s latest original production was written and directed by Scott McDowell and stars Alan Delafield as our main man H.P. Whether or not you’re a fanatic for Lovecraft’s squirming Cthulhu mythos, the musical may be worth a gander simply to hear how the cast will manage to sing “Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn.” (210) 557-7562

Dynamic Tensions Presents The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Fourth Thursday of every month, 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Continues through Jan. 3

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Dynamic Tensions Presents The Rocky Horror Picture Show Hoopla! Dynamic Tensions, San Antonio's Rocky Horror Shadow Cast, is an easy-going group of talented people who enjoys the RHPS and everyone who lives life in the Transylvanian way. (210) 607-7007

Haunted Pioneer Town

Fri., Oct. 25, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 26, 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 27, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
7A Ranch Pioneer Town 333 Wayside Dr., Wimberley Road Trip

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Enjoy an evening of frightful family fun in a Hill Country Pioneer setting. Pioneer life was hard. It’s even harder when it’s haunted. Life on the frontier was a constant struggle with gunfights, drought, snakes, coyotes and maybe even ghosts. Perhaps these ghosts still dwell in Pioneer Town. The Wimberley Players and 7A Ranch have teamed up to haunt Pioneer Town. An old-time radio play will be performed in the Opera House at regular intervals throughout the weekend. (512) 618-8234

That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody

Sun., Nov. 10, 2 & 7:30 p.m.
Charline McCombs Empire Theatre 226 N. St. Mary's, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy from Ticketmaster$39.50

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'That Golden Girls Show!' is a brand-new show that parodies classic Golden Girls moments - with puppets! Get set for an evening of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex and the elegant art of the quick-witted put down. From Sophia's get-rich-quick schemes, to Rose's tales from St. Olaf, Blanche's insatiable hunt for men and the Fountain of Youth and Dorothy's daily struggle to make sense of her life. Devoted fans will fondly remember our four girls from Miami, and for the first-timers, this will be a joyful introduction to the brilliance of that television series. (210) 226-3333

Once

Wed., Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio River Walk

Buy Tickets$44.50-$96.50


Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actors/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, ONCE draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It's an unforgettable story about going for your dreams... not living in fear... and the power of music to connect all of us. (210) 223-8624

Elf The Musical

Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Dec. 22
The Public Theater of San Antonio 800 W. Ashby Pl., San Antonio Central

Buy Tickets$20-$40


Based on the New Line Cinema film by David Berenbaum, Buddy the Elf embarks on a journey to discover his true identity and is determined to win over his new family. (210) 733-7258

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

Fridays, 8 p.m., Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Dec. 22
Classic Theatre of San Antonio 1924 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio Balcones Heights

Buy Tickets$19-$34


Taking place two years after the conclusion of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice, the bookish, oft-neglected middle sister, Mary Bennet becomes the center of this holiday story. When the shy, bookworm Arthur de Bourgh turns up unexpectedly at the family celebration, Mary must learn to be the heroine of her own story in order to get the romance she longs for. (210) 589-8450

John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons

Mon., Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m.
The Majestic Theatre 224 E Houston, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy from Ticketmaster$39.50-$110.50

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Latin History for Morons is inspired by the near total absence of Latinos from John Leguizamo’s son’s American History books. Leguizamo embarks on an outrageously funny, frenzied search to find a Latin hero for his son’s school history project. From a mad recap of the Aztec Empire to stories of unknown Latin patriots of the Revolutionary War and beyond, Leguizamo breaks down the 3,000 years between the Mayans and Pitbull into 110 irreverent and uncensored minutes above and beyond his unique style. (210) 226-3333

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Jan. 19
The Public Theater of San Antonio 800 W. Ashby Pl., San Antonio Central

Buy Tickets$15-$30


Christopher stands beside his neighbor’s dead dog. Under suspicion, he is determined to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. This profoundly moving play about adolescence, fractured families, mathematics, colors, and lights takes us on a thrilling journey that upturns his world. (210) 733-7258

Voices of Recovery Storytelling Workshop

Sat., Jan. 11, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Sun., Jan. 12, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and Sun., Jan. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Forte Rehabilitation and Wellness Center 1901 Babcock Rd. #204, San Antonio Balcones Heights

Buy TicketsFree

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Our Voices of Recovery Workshops are two-day weekend workshops in which participants are guided by professional writers in crafting the story of their unique cancer journey, and then sharing their stories the next weekend in a private celebratory evening of storytelling and inspiring live musical selections. These workshops are open to anyone affected by cancer including fighters, survivors, caregivers, physicians, family or friends. No previous writing experience is required. Workshops run two weekends and are held quarterly. Space is limited. (210) 969-9991

The Meeting

Fri., Jan. 24, 8-10 p.m. and Sat., Jan. 25, 8-10 p.m.
Little Carver Civic Center 226 N Hackberry, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy from Ticketmaster$25


Two iconic Black leaders, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. come together in this novel take on history in The Meeting. This Civil Rights Movement presentation focuses on two of the most influential leaders of our time. Despite having similar viewpoints for equal rights, the two leaders have completely different ways to accomplish their goals. (210) 207-7211

Finding Neverland

Wed., Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio River Walk

Buy Tickets$54.50-$99.50

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Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved character of Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. (210) 223-8624

Stomp

Fri., Feb. 7, 8 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 8, 2 & 8 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio River Walk

Buy Tickets$29.50-$76.50

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Stomp is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments from matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, and hubcaps to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. (210) 223-8624

Anna in the Tropics

Sundays, 3 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Feb. 8
Classic Theatre of San Antonio 1924 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio Balcones Heights

Buy Tickets$19-$34


Anna in the Tropics is a poignant and poetic play set in 1929 Florida in a Cuban-American cigar factory, where cigars are still rolled by hand, and “lectors” are employed to educate and entertain the workers. In the play, the lector reads Anna Karenina, impacting the characters’ lives and relationships. https://www.classictheatre.org/shows/miss-bennet-christmas-at-pemberley-2/

An American In Paris

Sun., March 1, 7:30 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio River Walk

Buy Tickets$49.50-$89.50


In post-war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns as Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance, rediscovering the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret and realizes he is not her only suitor. (210) 223-8624

The Office! A Musical Parody

Tue., March 10, 7:30 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio River Walk

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It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Don’t miss this hilarious, unauthorized parody of your favorite TV show, now coming to a city near you. Mashable calls the show "the world's most elaborate inside joke, created with a whole lot of love, just for fans." (210) 223-8624

Our Town

Sundays, 3 p.m. and Fridays-Sundays, 8 p.m. Continues through April 12
Classic Theatre of San Antonio 1924 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio Balcones Heights

Buy Tickets$19-$34


Our Town tells the story of a small New Hampshire town in the early 20th century. People grow up, get married, live and die. Milk and the newspaper get delivered every morning, and nobody locks their front doors. The story is one of life, love and death, universal to anywhere in the world. (210) 589-8450

Shen Yun

Fri., March 27, 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 28, 2 & 7 p.m. and Sun., March 29, 1 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio River Walk


Shen Yun invites guests to experience this divine culture of the Middle Kingdom at the Tobin Center of Performing Arts. (210) 223-8624

National Geographic Live: The Search for Life Beyond Earth

Sun., April 5, 4 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio River Walk

Buy Tickets$20-$45

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Astrobiologist and National Geographic emerging explorer Kevin Hand is currently helping plan a NASA mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to investigate evidence of a vast subsurface ocean, a body of water that could sustain primitive forms of life on this alien world nearly 600 million miles from our planet. (210) 223-8624

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Sundays, 3 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through May 31
Classic Theatre of San Antonio 1924 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio Balcones Heights

Buy Tickets$19-$34


Fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome is desperately trying to uncover life’s mysteries, but his family keeps hiding the clues. Even so, he manages to keep his priorities (baseball and girls), firmly in order throughout Neil Simon’s hilarious adaptation of his Broadway hit about growing up in Brooklyn during the late 1930s. (210) 589-8450

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