Serve up theater and tea this Easter weekend


Theater & dance

“Greater Tuna” at the Long Center. The hilarious hit comedy about the third smallest town in Texas — where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies — is coming back to theaters, this time with co-creator Jaston Williams sitting in the director’s chair. Although written and first performed more than 30 years ago, the residents of Tuna could not be more up-to-date. Contemporary politicians and the religious right have put the basis for the comedy in “Greater Tuna” back on the front pages of today’s newspapers. But its not the cover of Time magazine; it’s a very hilarious play. 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday. $29-$89. 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org.

“Cabaret.” Don’t miss the final showing of this Tony Award-winning musical. The St. Edward’s University Department of Performing Arts is taking on “Cabaret,” set in 1931 Berlin, in the seedy nightlife of the Kit Kat Klub during the Nazis’ rise to power. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday. $23-$28. 3001 S. Congress Ave. 512-448-8484, stedwards.edu/mary-moody-northen-theatre.

Coming up

Sunday Afternoon Tea at Brentwood Social House. Forego a traditional Easter feast — or, perhaps, follow it up with — this High Tea event at one of Austin’s newer restaurants. The menu will include double-decker sandwiches, a Devonshire scone, other desserts like beehive tarts, battenburg cake and shortbread, and unlimited tea. There are a limited number of seats, but Brentwood Social House hosts the tea party regularly on weekends. $34. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. 1601 W. Koenig Lane. brentwoodsocial.com/afternoontea/april-16th-sunday-afternoon-tea.



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