TRINITY STREET PLAYERS

Trinity Street Players is a nonprofit theatre committed to providing professional, thought-provoking, and entertaining stage productions in downtown Austin. We believe in making the arts accessible, relevant, and inclusive, and we welcome all who share a passion for creating and experiencing the transformative power of the theatre. Join us for great art in the heart of Austin.
 
Trinity Street Players is funded in part by First Austin on whose fourth floor the black box resides. So you wanna know where to go to see a show? Yep, you’re gonna have to walk into that Baptist Church. Don’t be scared, just pretend you’re in Europe.

Call for Entry: Water Exhibition

The 4th Floor at the Trinity St Playhouse, 901 Trinity St. Austin, TX 78701

CALL OPEN: February 1st 2024- March 1st 2024
EXHIBITION ON VIEW: May 1st 2024-June 30th 2024 

The 4th Floor at the Trinity St Playhouse presents the exhibit Water. Artists age 18+ living in the Greater Austin Metro area, are invited to submit artwork for consideration in this exhibition.

EXHIBITION THEME:
We extend an invitation to artists for submission of work that explores climate change and the impact that change has on water resources.

In June of 2024, the Trinity St Players theatre company will present the black comedy Death by Bad Jokes: Stop, Stop You’re Killing Me by jkjk. Death by Bad Jokes invites the audience to question their water consumption and to examine one’s personal accountability and complicity in our care for ourselves, each other, and the planet. In tandem with this performance of Death by Bad Jokes,  the Trinity St Players will host the exhibit Water at The 4th Floor, our lobby space. The 4th Floor has previously shown exhibits by local artists Joy Scanlon, Kaci Beeler, and Wayne Alan Brenner. 

RECEPTION:
On June 8th 2024, the Trinity St Players will host a reception for the exhibiting artists. The reception will immediately follow the matinee performance of Death by Bad Jokes. 

SUBMISSION:
We will accept submissions of artwork in any medium, from any year, and potentially any size as long as you are willing to bring it to The 4th Floor and potentially assist in installation. 

To submit, email a picture of your work to: reservations.tsp@gmail.com

Deadline to apply: March 1st 2024 11:59pm

Art Exhibit by Tim Doyle on the 4th Floor

An exhibit by Tim Doyle showing February through April on The 4th Floor.

Tim Doyle is an illustrator and print-maker working out of Austin, Texas. Born in Claymont, Delaware and raised in Plano, Texas. After moving to Austin in 1999 Doyle began showing in local galleries in 2001. He self-published a diary zine, ‘Amazing Adult Fantasy’ from 2001-2003. Doyle launched Nakatomi Inc in January of 2009. He has produced art for clients such as Marvel, Dark Horse, Cartoon Network, and Studio Canal. Doyle also art directs poster series for bands such as Metallica, Failure, and “Weird Al” Yankovic. Doyle has had 7 solo art shows at the SpokeArt Gallery in San Francisco and New York and Austin, featuring his UnReal Estate Series of prints. Doyle had a retrospective show in London at The Flood Gallery in October of 2022.

Upcoming Reading of New Play

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by jkjk aka Jenny Larson-Quiñones y khattieQ

Queer performance duo jkjk invite you to a free reading of their piece-in-progress a part of it. 

ABOUT THE SHOW:
a part of it is the story of a ghost named Tommy from 1999, who confronts his best friend Jackie, in the present. a part of it is a dark comedy with song that centers two teenagers, the ghost Tommy from the past and Jackie’s daughter Val in 2023. It is a piece about self-harm and queer identity, it’s about the struggles and the joys in life, and it’s a little love letter to the theatre. 

ABOUT THE TEAM:
Written and Directed by jkjk | Cast includes the inimitable khattieQ & Heather Hanna

SCHEDULE:
March 3rd  2024, Sunday at 2pm @ the Trinity St Playhouse

TICKETS:
Tickets are FREE! Reservations HERE

We would like to acknowledge that we are meeting on the Indigenous lands of Turtle Island, the ancestral name for what now is called North America. Moreover, we would like to acknowledge the Alabama-Coushatta, Caddo, Carrizo/Comecrudo, Coahuiltecan, Comanche, Jumanos, Kickapoo, Lipan Apache, Tonkawa and Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo, and all the Indigenous Peoples and communities who have been or have become a part of these lands and territories in Texas.

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