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Hill Country Portal
A Powerful Information Database & Gateway Service for the Texas Hill Country
Focus Topic Profile For:
THEATERS, PRODUCTION TROUPES & MOVIES
IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
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Note: some movie theaters also have live performances, and some live theater venues also show movies.
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ARCADIA LIVE THEATRE: 830-315-5483; 717 Water St, Kerrville, TX 78028-5319. thearcadialive.org. An historic venue located in downtown Kerrville. It is a non-profit organization that hosts live music, entertainment, community events, and private rentals. It was closed for 30 years and reopened in Fall 2020 after undergoing renovations.
BLANCO PERFORMING ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: 830-833-4672; Uptown Blanco Ballroom, 317 Main St, Blanco, TX 78606. blancoperformingarts.com. Presenting stellar performances & enhancing the enjoyment of the cultural arts for the enrichment of the residents of Blanco and its environs.
BOERNE COMMUNITY THEATRE: 830-249-9166; 809 N Main, Boerne, TX 78006. boernetheatre.org. The nonprofit community theatre of Boerne since 1991. They present five regular productions, two Teen Troupe shows, three children's drama camps and a Spring Special.
BRAUNTEX THEATER: 830-627-0808; 290 W San Antonio, New Braunfels, TX 78130. brauntex.org. Performing arts theater. Venue can be rented for conferences, weddings and events. Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre Association, Inc.
CIRCLE ARTS THEATRE: 830-620-4848; 17 Cane St, New Braunfels, TX 78130. circleartstheatre.org; Elizabeth Elliott founded Circle Arts in 1968 and has kept it going strong ever since, staging four plays each season, including an original melodrama performed during October's Wurstfest celebration. Circle Arts also offers theatre classes for children ages 7-14 and, for middle school and high school students, the Inner Circle Theatre Company.
ELIZABETH HUTH COATES THEATRE: At the same facility as Smith-Ritch Point Theater, at Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, TX. An indoor performing arts theatre.
EMILY ANN THEATRE: 512-847-6969; 1101 FM-2325, Wimberley, TX 78676. emilyann.org. An outdoor theatre venue for the performing arts. Perfect outdoor venue for concerts, plays, reunions, and parties. The large stage and seating areas, as well as the shaded picnic area, puppet theatre, and hilltop lookout make the Theatre's five-acre setting the ideal place for any gathering.
HILL COUNTRY CHILDREN'S THEATRE: 830-990-5752; POB 304, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(THE) HILL COUNTRY THEATRE: Tickets: 830-798-8944; Ofc: 830-693-2474; 4003 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. thehcct.org; Founded in 1986 by GiGi Fischer and the late Phyl Holbert, they stage family-oriented theatre, with four nonmusical and two musical productions per season, with at least one summer production geared toward the involvement of kids as well as adults.
HISTORIC GLOBE THEATER: 132 W Vaughn St, Bertram, TX 78605. globetheatretx.com. Established in 1935, and now renovated, a movie house, concert venue and event venue.
KATHLEEN C. CAILLOUX THEATER: 830-792-7469; 910 Main St, Kerrville, TX, 78028. symphonyofthehills.org; caillouxtheater.com. A state of the art performance hall. Operates under the management of Playhouse 2000 and houses events of Playhouse 2000, Symphony of the Hills, Hill Country Youth Orchestra, as well as Kerrville city and school functions. The facility is also available for private rental. Pronounced "CAL-low".
KRAUSE HOUSE THEATRE: 830-438-2339; Krause House, 1300 Bulverde Rd, Bulverde, TX 78163. Home of S.T.A.G.E. (see below) which stands for "Spotlight Theatre & Arts Group Etc." has been developing public interest in theatre just N of San Antonio for 20 years. Activities include: four shows per season with one or two additional "director's choice specials," a contest-entry production for the American Association of Community Theatre's festivals, and classes for children and adults.
LAKE TRAVIS MUSIC THEATRE INC: 512-608-4254; Mail: 3109 MacArthur Ave, Lago Vista, TX 78645. Performances: 5185 Lohman Ford Rd, Lago Vista, TX 78645 (at Lago Vista High School PAC). laketravismusictheatre.com, ltmt.org. Bringing Broadway to the North Shore! Non-profit Established in 2007 by seasoned performers/directors Barbara Graham and William Parcher. LTMT has become the jewel of Austin's Northshore and Hill Country arts community. Open auditions attract actors, singers and dancers of all ages from the greater Austin area.
LANTEX THEATER: 325-247-5656; 301 W Main St, Llano, TX 78643. lantextheater.com. On the historic square, one of a few remaining single screen theaters still operating in this state. Showing first run movies, concerts, theatrical productions. Home of the Llano Country Opry, with performances on 2nd Sat every month. Opry schedule: http://hillbillyhits.com/
MAGIC'S THEATER & MUSEUM: 512-289-4461; 13419 Fitzhugh Rd, Fitzhugh/Dripping Springs/Austin, TX 78736. magicstheater.com. An indoor 100-seat theater with lighting and sound system. Perfect for small and private venues such as ballet performances, plays and music recitals. The Theater is also able to accommodate a party or corporate event.
ODEON THEATER: 325-347-9010; On The Square, Downtown, Mason, TX 76856. Live musical entertainment from well-known performers. First-run movies in the new digital format. See schedule at theodeontheater.com
PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY: 512-245-2308; San Marcos, TX 78666. The center is a 69,122 square-foot building which includes a main stage theater, a recital hall, classrooms, rehearsal studios, faculty offices and theater production studios. music.txst.edu/info/facilities/performing-arts-center.html
ROCKBOX THEATER: 830-997-7625; 109 N Llano, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. A professional variety, live-music, Rock 'n' Roll show with 4 performances per weekend. rockboxtheater.com
SMITH-RITCH POINT THEATRE: 830-367-5122; 120 Point Theatre Rd S, Ingram, TX 78025. hcaf.com. Part of the Hill Country Arts Foundation (see below). During summer, the 722-seat outdoor Point Theatre amphitheater offers theater under the stars, while the rest of the year the indoor Elizabeth Huth Coates Theatre, seating 140, provides an intimate space for drama, poetry, or improv from the Pointless Players.
STEVE W. SHEPHERD THEATER: 830-997-3588; 1668 US-87 S, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Fredericksburg Theater Company (see below) performs here.
TEXAS ACTORS THEATER: 830-990-7529; 302 N Columbus, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
UPTOWN THEATER: 830-201-4643; 218 Main St, Marble Falls, TX. Web. Music, entertainment, events
WAY OFF BROADWAY: 512 259-5878; 11880 FM-2243 W, Leander, TX 78646. wayoffbroadway.com. A quality live theatre with an all-volunteer cast and crew. Productions include comedies, mysteries and dramas.
WIMBERLEY PLAYERS THEATRE: 512-847-1592; 450 Old Kyle Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676. wimberleyplayers.org. Entertaining Wimberley and Surrounding Communities since 1979. Focused on bringing the magic of theatre to the community. A volunteer community theatre.
(WITHOUT THEIR OWN THEATER FACILITY)
FREDERICKSBURG CHILDREN's CHORAL: 830-997-0212; 135 E Main, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
FREDERICKSBURG THEATER COMPANY: Tickets: 888-669-7111, 830-997-3588; 306 E Austin, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. fredericksburgtheater.org. Live theater productions that entertain and uplift, 6 shows per season, two of them musicals, all performed at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater (see above). See the better-known musicals and the tried-and-tested plays on their stage. Reputation for "the loudest applause in the Hill Country." Fri-Sat 7:30p, Sun 2p.
HILL COUNTRY YOUTH ORCHESTRAS (HCYO): 830-285-9781; 321 Thompson Dr, Kerrville, TX 78028. hcyo.org. A non-profit organization providing the orchestra experience to youth ages 5-18. Provides a full-tuition scholarship to each participating student. A ministry of First United Methodist Church Kerrville. 100% dependent on grants and donations. Campuses in Kerrville, Fredericksburg, Boerne. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
LAKE TRAVIS MUSIC THEATRE INC: 512-608-4254; 3109 MacArthur Ave, Lago Vista, TX 78645. ltmt.org. Performances: 5185 Lohman Ford Rd, Lago Vista, TX 78645 (at Lago Vista High School PAC). Bringing Broadway to the North Shore! Non-profit established in 2007 by seasoned performers/directors Barbara Graham and William Parcher. LTMT has become the jewel of Austin's Northshore and Hill Country arts community. Open auditions attract actors, singers and dancers of all ages from the greater Austin area.
LLANO COUNTRY OPRY: 325-247-5656; 113 W Main St, Llano, TX 78643. On the square, one of a few single screen theaters still operating in the state, and home of the Llano Country Opry. See schedule at lantextheater.com
MASON OPRY: 325-597-2119; 325-347-9010; 122 Moody St, Mason, TX 76856. See schedule at hillbillyhits.com
NEW BRAUNFELS GEMISCHTER CHOR HARMONIE: New Braunfels, TX 78130. nbharmonie.org. A group of people who enjoy singing and having fun and fellowship (Gemütlichkeit) while preserving the German language and traditions. Rehearsal every Mon 7p-8:30p at Eden Hill, 531 Lakeview Blvd in their Friendship Hall. Tommy Daum: 830-625-8937; Linda Coker: 830-832-0341
NEW BRAUNFELS THEATRE COMPANY: artsnaturally.org. A non=profit promoting the creative expression of performing arts in collaboration with nature. Producing first rate, professional quality, Broadway shows.
(THE) SECOND ACT TROUPE: 512-618-3355; Wimberley, TX 78676. A traveling company of actors 55 years and over. The Wimberley based non-profit Company was formed in early 2008 to provide performance opportunities for its members who are all experienced veterans from several regional community theaters. specializes in performing one act plays that are carefully selected for performance by its members and also to entertain and stimulate audiences with material that is rarely performed in community theatre.
SPOTLIGHT THEATRE ARTS GROUP ETC. (S.T.A.G.E.): 830-438-2339; At Krause House Theatre, 1300 Bulverde Rd, Bulverde, TX 78163. stagebulverde.org. S.T.A.G.E. has been developing public interest in theatre just N of San Antonio for 20 years. Activities include: four shows per season with one or two additional "director's choice specials" a contest-entry production for the American Association of Community Theatre's festivals, and classes for children and adults.
CINEMARK THEATERS: 800-326-3264 x2142; 12812 Hill Country Blvd, Bee Cave, TX 78738. cinemark.com
CORRAL THEATER: 512-847-5994; Rocky River Ranch, 100 Flite Acres Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676. Facebook. The original walk-in, outdoor, movie theater. First-run movies under the beautiful Texas sky.
LANTEX THEATER: 325-247-5656; 113 W Main St, Llano, TX 78643. On the square, one of a few single screen theaters still operating in the state. Also home of the Llano Country Opry.
ODEON THEATER: 915-347-9010; 122 S Moody St, Mason, TX 76856. Restored theater. One movie at a time. Shows first-run movies in the new digital format.
(THE) PALACE THEATER: 325-597-1711; 105 W Commerce St, Brady, TX 76825. Facebook. Built in 1927 in the heart of Brady, the 450-seat Palace Theatre was part of McCulloch County’s cultural heritage for 28 years. Closed 1955, reopened 2014.
RIO 10 CINEMA: 830-792-5170; 1401 Bandera Hwy, Kerrville, TX 78028. rioentertainment.com/location/9965/Rio-10-Cinemas-Kerrville">
CINERGY CINEMA: 830-262-2505; 2600 US-281 N, Marble Falls, TX 78654. Web
STARPLEX CINEMA - BOERNE LUXURY 11: 830-368-4013; 145 Old San Antonio Rd, Boerne, TX 78006. starplexcinemas.com
FRITZTOWN CINEMA: Status being researched
PALACE THEATRE: 512-869-7469; 810 S Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78627
UVALDE ARTS COUNCIL: 830-278-4184; Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House, 104 W North St, Uvalde, TX. uvaldeoperahouse.org; Operating out of Uvalde's Grand Opera House, a magnificent structure built in 1891 and restored in 1982, the Uvalde Arts Council produces four to five community productions each season.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY THEATRE: 866-687-2228; 817-732-3177; 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107. aact.org. Provides networking, resources and support to suit the needs of all those involved in community theatre.
HILL COUNTRY ARTS FOUNDATION: 830-367-5122; 120 Point Theatre Road S, 507 TX-39 W, Ingram, TX 78025. hcaf.com. The mission of the Hill Country Arts Foundation is to sustain a center for the visual and performing arts that promotes education and a public interest in the arts. During summer, the 722-seat outdoor Smith-Ritch Point Theatre amphitheatre offers theatre under the stars, while the rest of the year the indoor Elizabeth Huth Coates Theatre, seating 140, provides an intimate space for drama, poetry, or improv from the Pointless Players. HXAF Art Gallery & School.
(THE) HILL COUNTRY COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS: POB 2024, Boerne, TX 78006. hccarts.org. Mission is to develop and sustain an environment that supports and promotes awareness, appreciation, education and access to all the Arts. As a 501c3 nonprofit organization we strive to be an inclusive resource for all the arts, artists, arts organizations, and supporters of the Arts throughout the Texas Hill Country.
HILL COUNTRY FILM SOCIETY: Fredericksburg, TX 78624. A non-profit organization that supports the art, craft and business of independent film within the Texas Hill Country. Hosts the annual celebration of independent film and film makers held in April-May. Over 25 short and feature films from all over the world will be showcased during the festival. 424-238-5672. hillcountryff.com
KERRVILLE PERFORMING ARTS SOCIETY: POB 291884, Kerrville, TX 78029-1884. kpas.org
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS: 202-682-5400; 1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20506. arts.gov
TEXANS FOR THE ARTS: texansforthearts.com. The official arts advocacy for Texans.
TEXAS COMMISSION ON THE ARTS: 512-463-5535; 800-252-9415; POB 13406, Austin, TX 78711-3406; E. O. Thompson Office Building, 920 Colorado, Suite 501, Austin, Texas 78701. arts.texas.gov
TEXAS HILL COUNTRY OPERA: Facebook
TEXAS NONPROFIT THEATRES: 817-731-2238; 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107. texastheatres.org. The statewide service organization for all non-profit theaters in Texas.
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