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- Our friends at Summer Break Theatre are having a fundraiser at the Baker School on June 3. Proceeds go to Summer Break Theatre and our friend Annie Dragoo, who recently had a heart transplant.





Hyde Park Theatre

Running Bear
by Raul Garza

June 16 - July 16, 2022

Purchase tickets online
or call 512-479-PLAY (7529)
for reservations.


HPT is back with a beautifully written two-hander by Raul Garza--and it's a world premiere. Running Bear our pick for our 2021 Summer New Play Workshop, but the pandemic meant we couldn't do it live. But we thought you all deserved to see it, so we're bringing it back as our first HPT-produced live play in two years. We think you'll love it.

In this drama by Raul Garza, a successful middle-aged man returns to his hometown for a well-earned victory lap and finds himself on a walking bridge with a 17 year-old girl with quite a story to tell.

Garza is also the author of Confessions of a Mexpatriate, a hilarious, moving, and critically acclaimed one-man play HPT produced in 2018.

Directed by Rosalind Faires, Running Bear features Mical Trejo and Macy Butler and runs Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 PM, June 16 - July 16.

Running Bear runs at 8:00 PM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, June 16 - July 16, 2022. Thursdays are Pay What You Can Nights at the door. The first four weekends (June 16 - July 9), Friday tickets are $24 and Saturday tickets are $26. For the final weekend (July 14-16), Friday tickets are $26 and Saturday tickets are $28. Tickets are $2 off for students, seniors, military, and Austin Creative Alliance/Austin Film Society members). Purchase tickets online or call 512-479-PLAY (7529) for reservations.

Hyde Park Theatre is located at 511 W. 43rd Street. Covered off-street parking for the patrons of HPT is available during performances in the lot at 4315 Guadalupe Street, just north of The Parlor. You can drive through The Parlor's parking lot to reach it. Evening HPT parking also available at the Hyde Park Church of Christ on the northeast corner of 43rd & Avenue B. We are grateful to them both for their generosity.

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This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, and by an award from The National Endowment for the Arts.

HPT is also funded by grants from The Still Water Foundation and Tocker Foundation.

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