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Zach Theatre Cancels Remaining Performances of A Christmas Carol
Omicron surge means show will not return after initial cancelation
"...More bitter news for Austin's theatregoers: Zach Theatre has announced that its production of A..."

Dec. 28, 2021 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

ZACH Theatre Announces Schedule Changes to Its 2021-22 Season
Rocky Horror makes ZACH debut, Cat in the Hat delayed
"...Amid recent surges in Central Texas COVID-19 cases, ZACH Theatre has announced extensive changes to their 2021-22 season...."

Jan. 18, 2022 Arts Post by Sage Dunlap

Zach Theatre's Evita
Zach Theatre's polished revival offers food for thought in this season of campaigns and debates
"...The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical Evita, staged at Zach Theatre under the direction of Nick Demos, focuses less..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

The X Files' Mitch Pileggi at Zach Theatre
What conspiracy brought X-Files star Mitch Pileggi back to Austin, Zach, and Walter Skinner all at the same time?
" 1994 was languishing in the ninth circle of theatre hell. When he could have been in front of..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Zach Theatre Lands Terrence McNally World Premiere
Tony-winning playwright revises Fire and Air into new drama
"...Zach Theatre was happy enough to be presenting the second-ever..."

March 5, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Zach Theatre's Sunday in the Park With George
Zach relalizes the Sondheim musical with near flawless execution but has little in the way of emotional reward
"...Zach Theatre's production is a curious case of near-flawless execution,..."

June 15, 2018 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Zach Theatre's The Santaland Diaries
A new creative team energizes a Zach Theatre holiday tradition
"...When Martin Burke, longtime star of Zach Theatre's annual production of The Santaland Diaries, officially hung..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

Review: Zach Theatre's The Thin Place
Horror makes a rare and successful excursion to the stage
"...Horror in the theatre can be challenging to execute...."

Nov. 15, 2023 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Kathy Valentine Swaps Stages for Zach Theatre's New Show Head Over Heels
Jukebox musical features the greatest hits of the Go-Go's
"...Theatres are filled with jukebox musicals, but not many productions..."

July 6, 2023 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Zach Theatre Cancels Christmas Carol Performances
Show plans to return Dec. 29
"...With the Omicron surge in full effect, theatres around the nation have been canceling performances. Sadly, add..."

Dec. 23, 2021 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Outdoor Concert Kicks Off the Zach Theatre Season
Music, moonlight, and Mickey Mouse thrills audience and performers alike
"...Break out your Mickey Mouse ears and dancing shoes. Zach Theatre is back with Songs Under the Stars, a..."

March 4, 2022 Arts Feature by Dina Barrish

Zach Theatre
Construction is starting on Zach's third performance space, its biggest yet
"...a chill on the Groundhog Day groundbreaking ceremony for Zach Theatre's new 420-seat stage. The show folk at this..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Zach Theatre
Zach selects an architect for its third theatre and starts renovating a fourth space
"...stage? No matter what disasters may rain upon the theatre or your own head, the show must go on...."

Aug. 7, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Zach Theatre's Matilda the Musical
With its memorable characters and energetic performances, this production connects adults with their inner child
"...Like the book, Zach Theatre's Matilda the Musical invites its audience to step..."

April 19, 2019 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

Zach Theatre
Just in time for Zach's diamond anniversary, a pair of million-dollar donations
"...This weekend, Zach Theatre will be commemorating its 75th year with a..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Zach Theatre's Ann
This revival of Holland Taylor’s play replaces Ann Richards the Lone Star icon with the everyday Texan who faced challenges head-on
"...Crockett. As expected, seeing Richards brought to life on Zach's Topfer Theatre stage was a complex experience, one that..."

Aug. 23, 2019 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

Zach Theatre's Hedwig and the Angry Inch
This revival gives the trans singer's identity crisis a punk lullaby with rockin' style
" the way Daniel Rowan owns the role in Zach Theatre's revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. The..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Review: Zach Theatre's The Girl Who Became Legend
World premiere of epic Americana folktale delights young and old
"...the program has showcased and championed 111 new works. Zach Theatre Director of Youth Programming Nat Miller was hoping..."

Sept. 22, 2023 Arts Feature by Bob Abelman

Zach Theatre's Singin' in the Rain
This stage take on the silver-screen musical really comes alive when it breaks free of the familiar film's grip
"...Kathy Selden, and as embodied by Sasha Hutchings in Zach Theatre's staging, she is indeed a radiant figure who..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

A Christmas Carol
Zach Theatre's musical version abounds in great voices, but it may drown out Dickens with songs
"...Well, if you're Zach Theatre: music. Lots and lots of music. Pop music...."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Review by Laura Jones

Zach Theatre's Dracula
Strong performances and Broadway-level design fill this entertaining version of the Bram Stoker vampire tale
"...parody, I was in an ideal position to have Zach Theatre's staging be my introduction to this terrifying classic...."

Oct. 25, 2019 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

The Challenge of Playing Living People in Zach Theatre's Notes From the Field
The cast discusses how hard it can be getting into the skin of living people in Anna Deavere Smith’s play
"...what she'd learned into another of her signature documentary theatre works (see also Fires in the Mirror; Twilight: Los..."

March 1, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Zach Theatre's Heisenberg
In Simon Stephens' play, we observe the unlikely pairing of two people as an experiment in risk and change
"...It's unusual, I imagine, for a theatre review to begin with an explanation of Heisenberg's Uncertainty..."

July 6, 2018 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Review: Zach Theatre’s Roe
Revised text of the abortion rights drama proves that timing is everything
"...I found myself in a bar after seeing Zach Theatre's opening night performance of Lisa Loomer's Roe. The..."

April 14, 2023 Arts Feature by Bob Abelman

Review: Zach Theatre & Deaf Austin Theatre’s Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella
An innovative approach to a marvelous play
"...Currently onstage at the Zach Theatre is a thoroughly enjoyable rendition of this work,..."

Feb. 5, 2023 Arts Post by Bob Abelman

Review: Zach Theatre's The Inheritance, Part 2
Second installment of this audacious opus is too much of a good thing
"...these characters. As was noted in the review of Zach Theatre's production of The Inheritance, Part 1, staged from..."

Sept. 23, 2022 Arts Feature by Bob Abelman

Zach Theatre's One Man, Two Guvnors
In every respect, this production of Richard Bean's updated farce artfully crafts an environment of laughter
"...One Man, Two Guvnors, first produced at the National Theatre in London in 2011, is an English adaptation of..."

June 17, 2016 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Review: Zach Theatre's Noises Off
Even after 40 years, Michael Frayn's backstage farce is fun, not funny
"...enough to have become a staple of both amateur theatres and professional playhouses the likes of Zach Theatre, where..."

June 23, 2023 Arts Feature by Bob Abelman

Review: Zach Theatre's Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch
Surprisingly minimalist adaptation of beloved kids book still enchants
"...It is odd and a bit disorienting that Zach Theatre's revival of Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, which..."

May 6, 2022 Arts Feature by Bob Abelman

Zach Theatre's A Christmas Carol
This slick and polished musical adaptation of the Dickens classic serves up holiday cheer in abundance
"...Rather, let's talk about the pure holiday magic that Zach Theatre has woven into and spun from Charles Dickens'..."

Dec. 22, 2017 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

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