Hideout Recognized in Best of Austin 2009

The Austin Chronicle Best of Austin 2009 issue singled out the Hideout Theatre as the Best Creative Takeover of a Downtown Performance Venue.

“After a decade of providing Austin with a Downtown epicenter of improv comedy, the beloved Hideout Theatre was about to bar its storied doors for good.  Sorrow loomed. But, no! Up jumps Parallelogramophonograph’s Kareem Badr and Roy Janik and Jessica Arjet of Flying Theater Machine, forming a fierce triumvirate of entrepreneurial wherewithal to assume the lease and management, brimming with revamping plans and now – in cahoots with Michael McGill, Andy Crouch, and Kaci Beeler – making the venue an even hotter hotbed of improv hotness.”

Stay tuned for more on our “revamping plans” and take a peek at our calendar full of “improv hotness.”  Don’t forget to check out the other Best of Austin winners at the Chronicle website.