Category: Productions, Teaching

a world premiere
written by William Shakespeare
fixed by Kirk Lynn
directed by Madge Darlington
co-director Alexandra Bassett
Warning: Lots of “F” bombs.OPENS THURSDAY!
: Feb 4 – 27, 2016 | Thurs – Sun 8PM
Where: The Off Center
2211A Hidalgo St., Austin, TX 78702
Tickets: Purchase tickets here
Thurs & Sun Pay What You Can: $5 – $25*
Fri & Sat $25*
*plus processing fees for online reservations“Lynn has injected one of Shakespeare’s least performed plays with a dose of vitality that brings it vibrantly and hilariously (back) to life.” —Review of Fixing King John by Cate Blouke

Click here to learn more.

sponsored by Pedernales Brewing Company

What’s Playing at The OC?

Rude Mechs rents The Off Center out year-round to local groups at the cheapest rates in town. To find out what’s playing, go to ourWhat’s Playing calendar.

Up Next: March 3 – 20, 2016

Capital T Theatre’s
Marie Antoinette
by David Adjmi
info at

at The Off Center
and all over Austin!
April 6 – 10, 2016
Go to for more information and tickets.
Go to “What’s Playing at The Off Center”  to see which Fusebox shows are at The Off Center.

“Best Club for Teen Performers” by The Austin Chronicle’s Readers’ Poll 2014
When: June 13 – 24, 2016
Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Performances: June 25 & 26 at 2:00PM
Where: The Off Center
Sign Up: Registration Form Here
About The CampIt’s time to figure out what to do with your surly teens this summer or they’re just going to sit on the couch and text all day while you’re at work. Your TEEN will move around, meet some new cool people, and learn how to turn their own life into the performance art it deserves to be and kind of already is. Writing, public speaking, self-defense, and statistically proven increases in self-esteem, confidence, and good times – register now for a spot in what the Chronhonored as Best Club for Teen Performers.

Click here to learn more.

understand life the way a bird book tells you how to name the different speciesTICKETS ON SALE NOW!
When: April 7–10 are part of Fusebox Festival:
Thurs 9pm, Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm, Sun 4pm
Then April 14–30 are all Thurs – Sun at 8:00pm
Where: The Off Center
Tickets: Depends on when you can see it!

  • For tickets the April 7 – 10, make your reservations through Fusebox Festival
  • For tickets April 14 – 30, make your reservation at
Rude Mechs receives generous support from:
The National Endowment for the Arts, the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, The Texas Commission on the Arts, and MAP Multi-Arts Production Fund.