Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

May 28, 2014 - June 22, 2014
Show Info

"The kind of full-on comedy that's rare on Broadway. It makes you laugh out loud, and repeatedly at that."
- The New York Post


Beth Broderick Lauren Lane Jaston Williams
Michael Glavan Carla Nickerson Morgan MacInnes

Vanya and his sister Sonia live a quiet, country life in their childhood home with plenty of time for self-reflection, and humorous counsel from their housekeeper Cassandra, who believes she has the gift of prophecy. Their pastoral world is upended by the return of their dazzling sister Masha (Beth Broderick), a high-maintenance Hollywood movie star, and Spike, her young über-hot boy-toy. Together this unlikely foursome is plunged into an absurd weekend of sibling rivalry and regrets that are triggered by a wacky costume party. This hilarious mashup of Anton Chekhov's plays, like The Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya, finds Chekov's classic themes of existential loss and longing giving way to hilarity in Christopher Durang's surprising, tender and uproarious family reunion.

Z-Lounge: Arrive early for pre-show musical entertainment by The Tim Curry - Will Dunlap Project in the Topfer Theatre's Main Lounge. Enjoy snacks and Happy Hour drink specials from our full bar.
Wednesday-Saturday: 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Sunday: 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

DOWNLOAD "Zach Theatre stages Tony-winning play inspired by Chekhov" by Claire Canavan, Austin American-Statesman

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View Photo Gallery by Kirk Tuck here: "... it's a perfectly hilarious and wonderful way to spend an evening" – Kirk R. Tuck

Executive Producers:

James Armstrong and Larry Connelly


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ZACH SUBSCRIBERS NOTE:  The tickets you received in your season ticket packet labeled SPRING COMEDY are the tickets you will bring with you to see Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This is the 5th show in your subscription series.  If you have any questions, simply call ZACH's box office at (512) 476-0541 x1.

Make it Dinner and a Show: Click here for Dining Discounts.

Please Note: Ticket price is not refundable. Late-comers are seated at the discretion of the House Manager. Unclaimed seats at curtain time are subject to release to patrons on standby.

The Tony Award-Winning Comedy for "Best Play!"



Masha Beth Broderick
Spike Michael Glavan
Sonia Lauren Lane
Nina Morgan MacInnes
Cassandra Carla Nickerson
Vanya Jaston Williams


Directed by Abe Reybold
Scenic Design Donald Eastman
Costume Design Susan Branch Towne
Lighting Design Jason Amato
Sound Design Craig Brock
Properties Design Scott Groh
Wig Design Willa Kaye Warren
Assistant Director David Weynand
Stage Manager (through June 1st) Lisa Goering
Stage Manager (through June 22nd) Cate Tucker
Assistant Stage Manager Megan Smith
Stage Management Apprentice Megan Barrett
Music by Flying Balalaika Brothers

or call 512-476-0541, x1


Please arrive early for parking.

Directed by ABE REYBOLD

GLBT Wilde Party Night: Thursday, May 29
Champagne Opening Night: Thursday, June 5

Season Sponsors:
Holiday Inn Schlotzskys
202 South Lamar - Austin, TX 78704 - Phone 512-476-0541
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