On Our Stages

ZACH's 2013-14 Season

  • August 28, 2014 - September 28, 2014
    Jaston Williams Writer and Actor
    Sarah Richardson Director
    Blair Hurry Costume Design
    Jason Amato Lighting Design
    Craig Brock Sound Design
    Scott Groh Properties Design
    Serrett Jensen Wig Design
    Jessica Borda Stage Manager

    GREATER TUNA creator and star of ZACH's TRU, Jaston Williams shares a hilarious new play about his life on stage and behind the scenes. True stories like his first play in San Antonio, "Hamlet Con Queso," will keep you in stitches!

ZACH's 2014-15 Season

  • September 17, 2014 - October 18, 2014
    Richard Rodgers Music
    Oscar Hammerstein II Book and Lyrics
    Margaret Landon Author of original “Anna and the King of Siam”
    Abe Reybold Director
    Allen Robertson Musical Director
    Greg Zane Choreographer
    Yuki Ozeki Associate Choreographer
    Matthew Webb Lighting Designer
    Alison Heryer Costume Designer
    Scott Groh Properties Designer
    Craig Brock Sound Designer
    Serrett Jensen Hair and Makeup Designer
    Lisa Goering Stage Manager

    In its first Austin professional theatre staging in more than 25 years, the story of Anna and the King of Siam blossoms in a lush, new production created by ZACH, featuring lavish sets and costumes, Jerome Robbin’s legendary choreography, and an international cast backed by a live orchestra. This beloved musical is slated for a Broadway revival in 2015, but you will experience it first at ZACH!

  • November 26, 2014 - December 28, 2014

    By Charles Dickens

    A new musical version

    Adapted and Directed by Dave Steakley

    Musical Direction by Allen Robertson

    Featuring Kenny Williams

    Spectacular holiday carols and surprising time-bending classics whisk your family on a captivating ride with the three soulful, rockin’ ghosts in Scrooge’s transformative dream. This inspiring, original adaptation of Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic features a traditional Victorian setting and gorgeous period costumes, but with a musical score that spans genres and eras, from rousing gospel to rock-n-soul favorites, and from nostalgic harmony classics to contemporary hits. Just like the music in the films Moulin Rouge, Scrooged and The Great Gatsby, ZACH’s A Christmas Carol is infused with a playful, joyous and heartfelt celebration of the season.

  • January 28, 2014 - March 1, 2014

    A New Play By Rick Elice

    Based Upon the Novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

    This swashbuckling pirate story tells what happened before a young orphan became the boy who never grew up—the boy we know as Peter Pan. The five-time Tony® Award-winning play will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight to Neverland! In an evening of madcap fun, a dozen brilliant actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters from James M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, using their enormous talent, ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination.

  • May 27, 2015 - June 21, 2015
    By four-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally
    Directed by Dave Steakley

    A provocative, beautiful new play about who we are and who we love…today. At turns funny and powerful, MOTHERS AND SONS portrays a woman who pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of her late son's partner, who is now married to another man and has a young son. Challenged to face how society has changed around her, generations collide as she revisits the past and begins to see the life her son might have led.

  • July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015
    Concept by Donald McKayle
    Based on the Music of Duke Ellington
    Music and Dance Arrangements by Lloyd Mayers
    Vocal Arrangements by Malcolm Dodds and Lloyd Mayers

    Welcome to Harlem’s famed Cotton Club in this stylish, brassy musical celebration of Duke Ellington’s greatest musical hits. A full on-stage orchestra backs superb jazz vocalists, extraordinary tap dancers, dazzling deco costumes, and unforgettable torch singers who bring classics like “Mood Indigo,” “Take the A Train,” “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” to vivid life in this grand Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Never before produced in Austin!

  • October 10, 2014 - November 29, 2014
    Directed by Nat Miller
    Written by Arnold Lobel

    Arnold Lobel's well-loved characters hop from the page to the stage in this Tony-nominated musical. This whimsical show follows two great friends waking from hibernation, planting gardens, raking leaves, sledding and learning life lessons along the way. Part vaudeville, part make believe, all charm, A Year With Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures, weathering all seasons.

  • February 27, 2015 - April 25, 2015
    Directed by Nat Miller
    Written by Stiles and Drewe

    From the same Broadway composers as Honk! and Mary Poppins, this American premiere of this Stiles and Drewe musical is a curly tale not to be missed! Take three little piglets, their devoted single-parent mom, and a misunderstood Big Bad Wolf, and you’ve got the perfect “Great Big Little Broadway Show” for audiences ages 3 and up. Filled with humor, this endearing tale will leave you squealing with glee and howling with laughter!

  • April 17, 2015 - May 23, 2015
    Directed by Nat Miller

    Cenicienta is a bilingual stage-adaptation of the tale of Cinderella, infused with puppetry, Mexican culture and humor.  Cenicienta learns to embrace her culture, familia, and the power of language to unlock her true potential.  This production is in collaboration with Teatro Vivo.

  • November 28, 2014 - December 28, 2014

    Written by Steve Murray
    Directed by Richard Robichaux
    Starring Martin Burke

    In a tour-de-force performance, award-winning actor Martin Burke is back by popular demand, playing all 37 characters from the beloved holiday film It’s a Wonderful Life, including George Bailey, Mary, Clarence the Angel and Old Man Potter. This comical romp underscored by tenderness is a joyous gift for ZACH audiences of all ages.

Season Sponsors:
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