2022-2023 HPT Season


I Love HPT
written and performed by Ken Webster
September 16 - October 8, 2022

Ken Webster loves HPT, and he's here to tell you all about it--for a good cause, raising money for the theater. HPT turns 40 this year. and in its honor Artistic Director Ken Webster will perform his monologue I Love HPT, a history of the space including tales of Webster's 43 years in local theatre. Funny, charming, chatty, and every dime goes to the theater.

FronteraFest 2023
January 17 - February 18, 2023

First festival since the pandemic! The 27th season of this renowned five-week, city-wide, unjuried fringe festival featuring over 800 local and national artists annually. The Short Fringe, The Long Fringe, BYOV, Mi Casa Es Su Teatro--all as unpredictable as ever.

FronteraFest is produced in collaboration with Script Works, a group dedicated to supporting emerging playwrights and developing new dramatic works.

St. Nicholas
by Conor McPherson
March 16 - 18, 2023 & March 30 - April 22, 2023

A drunken Irish theater critic finds himself in the employ of vampires. featuring Ken Webster. "Overflows with powerful imagery . . . riveting theatre. . . miraculous . . . leaves the audience pretty damn euphoric."- Austin Chronicle

Chronicles of an Indigenous Offspring
written and performed by Zell Miller, III
May 11 - June 3, 2023

A therapeutic exhale that documents growing up black in Austin, Texas. A love letter to cultural landmarks that have been erased from the city's consciousness, Chronicles also exposes the city's dark past. Photographer Ivan Miller's black-and-white images establish a striking visual environment, and Miller's longtime musical collaborator Thomas "T-man" Wheeler on percussion creates a funky sonic landscape. Together with Miller's masterful storytelling, they make a three-dimensional theatrical experience. Presented with ZM3ProductionsLive.

Radio :30
by Chris Earle
June 22 - July 15, 2023

The acclaimed dark comedy about a hotshot voice talent who falters while recording a 30-second radio spot. Winner of the Canadian Comedy Award (and you know those Canadians are funny) and the Chalmers New Play Award. Featuring Mical Trejo (Confessions of a Mexpatriate); directed by Ken Webster.

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