This Week’s Shows

Sat October 21 2017

What’s the Story, Steve?

Each week we create original, fully improvised journeys through a story of the audience’s making. Starring our own improvising poodle, Steve Scott. Engaging, interactive and fun. Volunteer to be a part of the show or enjoy from your seat, either way you can get a high-five from Steve. Tickets are available at the door. $5.00

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Chortle Portal

WHADDUP CHORTIE P!!! We're back for another season of hotboxin the basement with laughter! Same time, same place (7pm in the Taos Co-op basement), featuring the comedy stylings of: Some great comics! As always hosted by "the modern day voices of Ren and Stimpy" Andrew Clarkston and Danny Goodwin!

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Comedy Spartans

Family Friendly Live Improv Show, similar to "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"

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Maestro RAW

Every weekend since 1999 the Hideout has presented twelve of Austin’s virtuoso improv comedians in a night of games and scenes based on audience suggestions… a battle known as Maestro. But now we are presenting you with a very special chance to view the new talent… the rising stars of the Hideout battling it out in our signature show. Only one improviser will survive to the end and be crowned Maestro. Come cheer on your favorites and soon-to-be favorites.

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>Improv

$7

8:00pm

Hideout Theater

Donnell Rawlings

2013 is a huge year for Donnell Rawlings, in the fall you can see him starring in his own show as Judge Rawlings on MTV2’s Guy Court. Donnell will be back on MTV2’s Guy Code for another season as well. Donnell can be seen hosting Staann' Dup to be seen on StarzBlack. He lends his voice in a recurring role as “Another Cat Named Rally” on the hit animation Black Dynamite as well being featured in Adult Swim’s animation. Donnell continues to tour heavily, performing his intelligently bold stand-up throughout the US, Europe, and the Caribbean. Donnell is an overnight…

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Esther’s Follies Presents: Halloween Hootenanny: the Spookiest Satire on Sixth!

This month, Esther’s Follies promises to scare and delight both sides of the political fence with sketches ripped from the national news headlines! What secrets are lurking in Trump Tower? What skeletons are in the closet? Come find out in Little Hands of Horror Esther’s newest musical send up of the POTUS. While Austin Dudes details the horrifying lengths guys have to go to win over dames in this town! With fall comes football and NFL Wives annual lament to tailgaiters, beer drinkin’ and Sundays alone! Torched and the Claw, Ray Anderson’s latest marvels of magic, continue to amaze our…

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Good Set

We got another great show coming up on October 21st! Come be a part of this one. Check out our dynamite lineup: Ky Krebs Michael Suarez (all the way in from San Antonio!) Derek Kopswa Lando Shepherd Luis Flandes Always fun! Always FREE

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Love Goat Open Mic

Sign up atΠ8:30 pm.

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Robert Mac

Grand-Prize Winner of Comedy Central's Laugh Riots competition, never-more-clever Robert Mac is finally headlining The Velv! Equal parts silly and smart, Robert's act is overstuffed with one-liners and punchy stories, and he's a total pro on and off stage. He's played prestigious comedy festivals like Just For Laughs in Montreal; the Great American Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, and was a finalist in the San Francisco International Comedy Competition. And he's just So. Damn. Funny. Robert rarely gets a chance to visit Austin, so don't miss this weekend!

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Stapleface: A Live Action Claymation in Human Medium

Come and enjoy the intimate hilarious moments that cause hilarious chaos within our minds. We will do all the unraveling on stage, so that you don't have to. Not for kids. Sketch comedy, from the minds of some of the best sketch performers and writers in town. Or the world. One of those, at least. Embrace the fear.

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Midnight Society

"Midnight Society is a long-running improv powerhouse. Since forming in 2007, they've come to represent some of the best in Austin comedy. Made up of improvisers with backgrounds in filmmaking, sketch, stand-up, theater, and other various arts, MS continues to deliver entertainment that knocks socks and drops jaws.” Cast: Jericho Thorp (Cookin' Good, Magician vs. Clown) Joel Keith (Funniest Person in Austin Finalist, Air Sex World Champion) Lance Gilstrap (Movie Riot, Master Pancake Theater) Molly Moore (Toxic Chakra, Stool Pigeon) Sanjay Rao (Fruitopia, Empty Promises)

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Maestro

Every Saturday at 10:00 the Hideout presents twelve of Austin’s virtuoso improv comedians for a night of games and scenes based on audience suggestions — but only one of them will make it to the end of the show and be crowned MAESTRO for the week and awarded the coveted Canadian five-dollar bill. If you’ve never seen improv comedy at the Hideout, this is the show to catch.  Maestro sells out most weeks, so get your tickets online! Also, most Maestro shows are now wheelchair accessible as they are performed in the ground floor theater. To guarantee a space ahead of time…

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>Improv

$15

10:00pm

Hideout Theater

Saturday Night Fever

Come to The Gatsby for Saturday Night Fever at 10 pm. FREE PIZZA (while it lasts) from That's Real Comedy Pizza owner Jimmy Tibbs. We'll be playing good, old school music before and after the show. NO COVER, but we do ask that you make a donation to help advertising costs if you like the show.

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>Showcase

10:00pm

The Gatsby

Laugh Out Proud

This month is deemed a scary month. So laugh at it with this kick-ass line up: Featuring: Jered McCorkle Austin Smartt Jaci Kramer Ky Krebs Michael Davis Claude Ramey Jill Freidman Adam Serwa

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Esther’s Follies Presents: Halloween Hootenanny: the Spookiest Satire on Sixth!

This month, Esther’s Follies promises to scare and delight both sides of the political fence with sketches ripped from the national news headlines! What secrets are lurking in Trump Tower? What skeletons are in the closet? Come find out in Little Hands of Horror Esther’s newest musical send up of the POTUS. While Austin Dudes details the horrifying lengths guys have to go to win over dames in this town! With fall comes football and NFL Wives annual lament to tailgaiters, beer drinkin’ and Sundays alone! Torched and the Claw, Ray Anderson’s latest marvels of magic, continue to amaze our…

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The Megaphone Show

It’s our longest-running show & it’s every Saturday night @ TNM! At each Megaphone Show, we invite a special guest/local celebrity/fun-person-about-town up on stage to share a few of their favorite true stories. A cast of TNM’s finest improvisers use details & themes from those stories to inspire fast, smart improv comedy. Previous Megaphone monologists include: professional wrestler Colt Cabana, Clueless director Amy Heckerling, Kids in the Hall‘s Kevin McDonald, The Simpsons‘ Harry Shearer, porn stars Kleio Valentien & Miss Genocide, & hundreds more. Come see why this is our most popular show! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogUUUXAXDAU&feature=youtu.be

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Donnell Rawlings

2013 is a huge year for Donnell Rawlings, in the fall you can see him starring in his own show as Judge Rawlings on MTV2’s Guy Court. Donnell will be back on MTV2’s Guy Code for another season as well. Donnell can be seen hosting Staann' Dup to be seen on StarzBlack. He lends his voice in a recurring role as “Another Cat Named Rally” on the hit animation Black Dynamite as well being featured in Adult Swim’s animation. Donnell continues to tour heavily, performing his intelligently bold stand-up throughout the US, Europe, and the Caribbean. Donnell is an overnight…

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Robert Mac

Grand-Prize Winner of Comedy Central's Laugh Riots competition, never-more-clever Robert Mac is finally headlining The Velv! Equal parts silly and smart, Robert's act is overstuffed with one-liners and punchy stories, and he's a total pro on and off stage. He's played prestigious comedy festivals like Just For Laughs in Montreal; the Great American Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, and was a finalist in the San Francisco International Comedy Competition. And he's just So. Damn. Funny. Robert rarely gets a chance to visit Austin, so don't miss this weekend!

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