Zach Theatre

1510 Toomey
Austin, 78704

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A Christmas Carol: The Musical

Charles Dickens' classic comes to bright life as adapted and directed by Dave Steakley and musically directed by Allen Robertson, featuring a cast of some of the finest Zach regulars making sure your holidays are good and tunefully Scrooged. Through Dec. 28. Tue.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 2:30 & 7:30pm. $25-93.

This Wonderful Life

Richard Robichaux directs this Steve Murray one-man adaptation of the beloved Capra film It's a Wonderful Life, which sounds like a pretty decent holiday treat, right? Like, why the hell not? But then you learn that Martin Burke will be playing all 37 characters from the movie himself – and you realize it's more like an OMG-don't-miss-this-show situation at Zach Scott this holiday season. Through Dec. 28. Wed.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. Some Saturday matinees also available. Extra shows: Tue., Dec. 23, 7:30pm. $40-45.

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Invite to a Wilde Party

For those who are wild about the theatre, Zach brings you the Wilde Party offered at each main-stage show. Food, drinks, and a fabulous show especially for the family and those that love us. Sun., Feb. 22 - Sat., Jan. 31Preshow mixer, 6:45pm; show at 8pm.

A Christmas Carol

This updated version of Dicken's classic holiday tale features an infusion of contemporary pop songs. Thu., Dec. 11 - Sun., Dec. 28Through Dec. 28; check website for showtimes. $25.


  • 2011: Readers Best Theatre Director (Dave Steakley)
  • 2010: Readers Best Actor/Actress (TIE: Martin Burke; Meredith McCall)
  • 2007: Readers Best Theatre Performance Space (Zachary Scott Theatre Center)
  • 2006: Readers Best Theatre Performance Space (Zachary Scott Theatre)
  • 2006: Readers Best Theatre Director (Dave Steakley)
  • 2005: Critics Most Entertaining Nonprofit (Zachary Scott Theatre)
  • 2004: Readers Best Live Theatre (Zachary Scott)
  • 2000: Critics Best Place For Class Clowns To Figure Out If They Want To Be Or Not To Be
  • 1999: Readers Best Theatre Company
  • 1998: Readers Best Theatre Company
  • 1997: Readers Best Theatre Company
  • 1996: Readers Best Theatre Space
  • 1996: Critics Best Razzle Dazzle
  • 1996: Critics Best Kids Acting Program
  • 1995: Readers Best Theatre Space
  • 1994: Readers Best Theatre Space
  • 1993: Readers Best Theatre Space