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The Hideout Theatre

Closes in 11 min: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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The coffee bar is a hidden gem. if your downtown Austin go visit the coffee shop, we did also go to... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
2txcruisers
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Kempner, Tx
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 July 8, 2018
shannon c
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Whitney, 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 December 17, 2018

The coffee bar is a hidden gem. if your downtown Austin go visit the coffee shop, we did also go to the little theatre at the back. Go check it out! Its affordable entertainment.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 2txcruisers
Courtney H, Manager at The Hideout Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming in to see us! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 8, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shannon c
Reviewed March 25, 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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GhostWhiz
Courtney H, Manager at The Hideout Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

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

Reviewed March 4, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 134AlexG
Reviewed January 27, 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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Elaine B
Reviewed January 6, 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

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

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

Reviewed September 16, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Grant M
Reviewed July 14, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mjhpned
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