Hyde Park Theatre

Playwright Slam

8:00 pm, Wednesday, July 11, 2018


Playwrights and play-lovers! Join us at 8pm Wednesday, July 11, 2018 for the third of Hyde Park Theatre's popular Playwright Slams.

How does it work? Playwrights interested in participating can sign up starting at 7:30pm before the show. Beginning at 8:00, each playwright will have five minutes to read from one of his or her original plays—preferably one not yet produced in Austin. It's open mic-style: Show up, sign up and read (no ad-libbing or actors, please).

Our featured playwright this time is Raul Garza, an Austin-based playwright and winner of the National Latino Playwrights Award, whose plays have been produced across the United States and in Mexico.

This is a free event, open to the public, and it's lots of fun.

Hyde Park Theatre is located at 511 W. 43rd Street. Covered off-street parking for the patrons of HPT is available during performances in the lot at 4315 Guadalupe Street, just north of The Parlor. You can drive through The Parlor's parking lot to reach it. Evening HPT parking also available at the Hyde Park Church of Christ on the northeast corner of 43rd & Avenue B. We are grateful to them both for their generosity.

Follow us on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.


Many thanks to our season sponsors:
Hyde Park Bar & Grill logo


New World Deli logo



Be our hero: make a tax-deductible donation to HPT today.

This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts, and by an award from The National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.

HPT is also funded by grants from The Still Water Foundation and Tocker Foundation.

website statistics