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The Hideout Theatre

Open Now: 08:00 - 22:00
Open today: 08:00 - 22:00
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Maestro was awesome!

We were spending the weekend in Austin and looking for something to do with our two teen boys (who... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
shannon c
Whitney, Texas
via mobile
Definitely hooked after our first time!

Tucked away in a coffeeshop this theater is small, but delivers. The cast were outstanding and the... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Lance M
Austin, Texas
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We are in the business of improvisational theatre. We make up all our comedy, plays, and sketches on the spot (unless otherwise noted). Short form, long form, Chicago-Style, NY-Style, CA-Style, Austin-Style - we do it all (especially Austin-Style...more
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We were spending the weekend in Austin and looking for something to do with our two teen boys (who happen to have advanced senses of humor). I was happy to find this place, because it didn’t have a minimum age (although the nighttime shows are...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Tucked away in a coffeeshop this theater is small, but delivers. The cast were outstanding and the show was amazing. This was the first time we attended an improv show and were blown away! The show we saw ran about 2 hours with an intermission....More

Thank Lance M
Courtney H, Manager at The Hideout Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for coming to see a show, Lance! We're so happy you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is our #1 favorite spot for entertainment (and coffee!) in all of Austin. They have 11 completely different improv shows every week, and their lengthier shows are professional top-notch productions that rival the very best scripted stage shows that you have ever seen... yet...More

Thank ScottR3760
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I have been watching shows here for years, and recommend to anyone looking for evening entertainment! Maestro and The Big Bash are must-see shows

1  Thank Shaine M
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We went to Big Bash on a Friday night. We didn’t know what to expect. The place was full and half of the people have been there before which is a good sign. We did not enjoy the first 15-20min. Even got a little worried...More

1  Thank 134AlexG
Reviewed 27 January 2018

First time I have been here and indeed seen impro. comedy hope to go again. Hard working team of thespians, great fun...so wanted to join in ....and that's how it makes you feel....comfortable enough to get involved. Fabulous, casual and relaxed evening. Don't miss it...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I just got home from another show (actually a couple of shows) at the Hideout Theatre. I say "another show" because I've seen so many shows in the past year and never been disappointed. For the price of a ticket to a movie (or less...More

Thank scottimprov
Courtney H, Manager at The Hideout Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Let me preface this by saying I'm used to New York City improv (UCB mostly). I wasn't expecting this to be anything near UCB levels, but wanted to check out the Austin improv scene regardless because I heard it was solid. I saw Maestro, which...More

1  Thank Grant M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Just had a fantastic time at musical improv at the hideout! I havent laughed so much in years. This experimental theatre company is doing wonderful work, its all magic to me that they can pull off such a grand time. My friend was convinced that...More

Thank mjhpned
Reviewed 10 June 2017

It felt like going into a "hideout." I had never been to improv before but it was a ton of fun. Small theater so you are a lot closer to the actors. I did theater in high school and could see myself giving it a...More

1  Thank jstanreid
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