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Theater

‘An­nie.’ Clas­sic sum­mer mu­si­cal. 8:30 p.m. Thurs­days-Sun­days through Aug. 14. Free. $3 per car. Zilker The­atre, Bev­erly S. Sh­effield Hill­side The­atre, Zilker Park, 2301 Barton Springs Road. www.zilker.org.

‘Bri­gadoon.’ A mys­te­ri­ous Scot­tish vil­lage ap­pears for one day ev­ery 100 years. 7:30 p.m. Thurs­days-Satur­days, 2:15 Sun­days through Aug. 1. Hill Coun­try Com­mu­nity Theater, 4003 W. FM 2147, Cot­ton­wood Shores. 830-798-8944, www.hcct.org.

‘Cir­cle Mir­ror Trans­for­ma­tion.’ By An­nie Baker, play­wright of ‘Body Aware­ness.’ 8 p.m. Thurs­days-Satur­days through Aug. 7. $17 to $19. Hyde Park The­atre, 511 W. 43rd St. 479-7529, www.hy­de­park­the­atre.org.

‘The Drowsy Chap­er­one.’ Mu­si­cal sat­i­riz­ing stereo­types from tra­di­tional theater. 8 p.m. Wed­nes­daysSatur­days, 2:30 p.m. Sun­days through Aug. 29. Zach The­atre, 1510 Toomey Road. www.zachthe­atre.org.

‘Es­ther’s Fol­lies’ Red, White, and Blue Sum­mer!’ Top­i­cal satire, mag­i­cal il­lu­sions and mu­si­cal com­edy re­vue. 8 p.m. Thurs­days, 8 and 10 p.m. Fri­days and Satur­days. $20-$25. 525 E. Sixth St. 320-0553, www.es­thers­fol­lies.com.

‘Fool’s Gold.’ The melo­drama of a town that ex­pe­ri­ences an out­break of gold fever. 7:30 p.m. Fri­days and Satur­days, 2 p.m. Satur­days through Aug. 14. $8 to $15. Sal­ado Sil­ver Spur Theater, 108 Royal St. 254-947-3456, www.sal­a­dosil­ver­spurthe­ater.com.

‘Giants in Those Days.’ An orig­i­nal graphic novel stage adap­ta­tion by lo­cal writer Sean McGrath, pre­sented by Weird City The­atre. 8 p.m. Thurs­daysSatur­days, 5 p.m. Sun­days through July 25. $12 to $15. Dougherty Arts Cen­ter The­atre, 1110 Barton Springs Road. 745-2636.

‘Melan­choly Play.’ A sullen girl is loved by ev­ery­one around her, and they’re in­trigued when try­ing to make her happy. 8 p.m. Thurs­days-Satur­days, 5 p.m. Sun­days through Aug. 8. $15 to $20. Austin Play­house, Penn Field, 3601 S. Congress Ave. 467-0084.

‘Murder on the Movie Set.’ Au­di­ence in­ter­ac­tive com­edy who­dunit din­ner pre­sented by Cap­i­tal City Mys­tery Play­ers. 7 p.m. Satur­day. $33.50. Spaghetti Ware­house, 117 W. Fourth St. www.capc­i­tymys­tery.com.

‘Spi­der’s Web.’ Fol­low the search for a mur­derer dur­ing a house party. 8 p.m. to­day-Satur­day. $15 to $30. Vor­tex, 2307 Manor Road. 478-5282, www. vor­texrep.org.

‘The Vir­gin w/10,000 Ar­rows.’ A painter steals his own art­work from a gallery and then com- mits sui­cide. 8 p.m. Thurs­days-Satur­days, 2 p.m. Sun­days through Aug. 1. Austin Play­house, Larry L. King Theater, Penn Field, 3601 S. Congress Ave. $12 to $15. www.bo­hemi­an­blitz.com.

Film

Mak­ing Movies Film Se­ries. Pre­sented by the Ran­som Cen­ter. 7 p.m. to­day: ‘Casino.’ Doors 6:30 p.m. Ran­som Cen­ter, 21st and Guadalupe streets. www.hrc.utexas.edu.

Para­mount Sum­mer Clas­sic Film Se­ries. ‘Bride of Franken­stein’: 7 p.m. to­day and ‘The Black Room’: 8:40 p.m. to­day. Visit web­site for com­plete list of show­times. $7 ad­vance on­line; $9 door. The Para­mount, 713 Congress Ave. www.austinthe­atre.org.

Splash Party Movie Nights. Fam­ily friendly movies at Deep Eddy Pool. Satur­day: ‘Where the Wild Things Are.’ Movies be­gin at dusk. 401 Deep Eddy Ave. 472-8546.

Thurs­day Night Block­buster. Movie-themed im­prov com­edy. 8 p.m. Thurs­days. $5. ColdTowne Theater, 4803-B Air­port Blvd. www.cold­townethe­ater.com.

Mu­sic

Aria Ex­trav­a­ganza. An af­ter­noon of opera’s most beau­ti­ful arias, duets and en­sem­bles, ben­e­fit­ting the Bachus Con­ser­va­tory. 3 p.m. Sun­day. $10. Bachus Con­ser­va­tory, 8000 An­der­son Square. 2461914, www.spot­lightonopera.com.

An­nual Gay Pride Con­cert. Mu­sic by gay and les­bian com­posers. Pre­sented by the Austin Cham­ber Mu­sic Fes­ti­val. 7:30 p.m. to­day. Free. St. James Epis­co­pal Church, 1941 Web­berville Road. www. austin­cham­ber­mu­sic.org.

Carpe Diem String Quar­tet. Play­ing Betty Oliv­ero’s ‘Der Golem,’ and fea­tur­ing clar­inetist Paul Green. 7:30 p.m. Sun­day. $25. First Uni­tar­ian Church, 4700 Grover Ave. www.austin­cham­ber­mu­sic.org.

Clare­mont Pi­ano Trio. Fea­tur­ing the mu­sic of Beethoven, Brahms and Fauré as part of the Austin Cham­ber Mu­sic Fes­ti­val. 7:30 p.m. Satur­day. $25. First Uni­tar­ian Church, 4700 Grover Ave. www. austin­cham­ber­mu­sic.org.

Este Vato and El Tule. Two Latin bands per­form live; both in­fuse cumbia and el­e­ments of beat-driven mu­sic. 8:30 p.m. Fri­day. $8. Esquina Tango, 209 Ped­er­nales St. www.es­quinatan­goaustin.com.

Gospel Fes­ti­val. Fea­tur­ing Min­is­ter Le­land Adams, Melanie Wat­son, The Unity Mass Choir, Trudy Nunez, Ones­imus, and more 6 p.m. Satur­day. $10. Kenny Dorham’s Back­yard, 1106 E. 11th St.

Leonel Soto. Mex­i­can song­writer in con­cert. 6 p.m. Satur­day. $10. Esquina Tango, 209 Ped­er­nales St. www.es­quinatan­goaustin.com.

Raul Jau­rena and the Texas Tango Five. Pre­sented by the Austin Cham­ber Mu­sic Fes­ti­val. 7:30 p.m. Fri­day. $25. First Uni­tar­ian Church, 4700 Grover Ave. www.austin­cham­ber­mu­sic.org.

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