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BROADWAY’S ORIGINAL DREAMGIRL JENNIFER HOLLIDAY TO STAR AT ZACH THEATRE IN DUKE ELLINGTON’S SOPHISTICATED LADIES

AUSTIN, TX – With much excitement, ZACH Theatre announces that Broadway’s Original Dreamgirl, Grammy and Tony award-winning JENNIFER HOLLIDAY will star in this summer’s Duke Ellington musical revue Sophisticated Ladies. For its premiere production in Austin, the show will play on the Topfer Stage from July 15 – August 23, 2015 under the direction of ABE REYBOLD. (Download Full Release)

ZACH THEATRE 2015-16 FAMILY SERIES TO INCLUDE WINNIE THE POOH, HOLIDAY HEROES, TOMÁS AND THE LIBRARY LADY, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, AND ALICE IN WONDERLAND

AUSTIN, TX (March 23, 2015) – ZACH Theatre is pleased to announce the 2015-16 Family Series with five exciting productions including three musicals: Winnie The Pooh, Holiday Heroes, and James and The Giant Peach; an inspiring bilingual play: Tomas and the Library Lady; and an interactive journey-play with Alice In Wonderland. New this season, each ZACH Family Series show will offer a sensory-friendly performance date for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. (Download Full Release)

CENICIENTA: A BILINGUAL CINDERELLA TALE CLOSES THE 2014-15 THEATRE FOR FAMILY SERIES

AUSTIN, TX (March 23, 2015) – ZACH Theatre will close the 2014-15 Theatre for Family Series with Cenicienta a bilingual staging of the Cinderella story in collaboration with Teatro Vivo on the Kleberg Stage April 17, 2015 through May 29, 2015. (Download Full Release)

 

ZACH Theatre Announces 2015-16 Season: Evita; Tribes; Ann; One Man, Two Guvnors; Mary Poppins; A Christmas Carol; The Santaland Diaries

AUSTIN, TX (March 23, 2015) – ZACH Theatre is pleased to announce the 2015-16 season with reinventions of contemporary musicals, boundary-breaking plays, and holiday entertainment for those naughty and nice. (Download Full Release)

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR ALL THE WAY BY ROBERT SCHENKKAN; TEXAS PREMIERE AT ZACH THEATRE

AUSTIN, TX (February 20, 2015) – ZACH Theatre announces the full cast for the upcoming Texas Premiere of 2014 Tony Award® – winning play All The Way by Robert Schenkkan, based on Lyndon Baines Johnson’s first year as President of the United States. ZACH Theatre Producing Artistic Director DAVE STEAKLEY will direct at the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage April 8 – May 10, 2015. (Download Full Release)

ZACH Theatre & IKEA Invite Austin Creatives to Design Challenge

AUSTIN, TX (November 18, 2014) – ZACH Theatre, IKEA, and CITYGRAM Austin announce the launch of The Creative Spaces Challenge, a competitive re-design challenge inviting Austin’s very best stagers, space planners, organizers, and designers, students and professionals of all levels, to re-envision the use of administrative office space housed in ZACH’s Whisenhunt and Kleberg buildings. (Download Full Release)

ZACH THEATRE ADDS TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES & COMPLETES $23.5M CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

AUSTIN, TX (November 18, 2014) – ZACH Theatre is proud to announce the newly approved Board of Trustees just as the successful $23.5M Capital Campaign and 2013-2014 show season come to a close, bringing ZACH to 15 straight years of operating “in the black.” (Download Full Release)

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR ZACH THEATRE’S NEW MUSICAL ADAPTATION OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL

AUSTIN, TX (November 3, 2014) – ZACH Theatre is proud to announce the casting for a world premiere, multi-cultural, musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, at the Topfer Theatre, November 26 – December 28, 2014. This fresh take on the holiday classic, infused with modern pop, rock, and R&B hits, stars HARVEY GUION (White Christmas) as Ebenezer Scrooge, RODERICK SANFORD (The Gospel At Colonus) as the Ghost of Marley, and PAUL SANCHEZ (The Who’s Tommy) as the humble Bob Crachit. (Download Full Release)

ZACH THEATRE PRESENTS THE TEXAS PREMIERE OF ALL THE WAY – 2014 TONY AWARD-WINNER FOR BEST PLAY

AUSTIN, TX (September 24, 2014) – ZACH Theatre is proud to announce the newest addition to its 2014-15 Season – The 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Play– ALL THE WAY. Based on Lyndon Baines Johnson’s prolific first year as President, ALL THE WAY is written by native Austinite, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. (Download Full Release)

ZACH announces premiere season in the new Topfer Theatre

AUSTIN, TX (March 19, 2012) — The most exciting moment in ZACH’s Theatre’s history will happen this fall with the opening of the new Topfer Theatre. The once-in-a-lifetime first season will include a world premiere, an American musical with a full orchestra for the first time at ZACH, a beloved classic made new, an international concert guest star, and the biggest, snowiest holiday favorite of all time, every production taking full advantage of the technological capabilities of the extraordinary new theatre … (Read more.)

Dreams Becoming Reality with ZACH’s Topfer Theatre Groundbreaking

AUSTIN, TX (February 2, 2011) – In unique ZACH fashion, nationally recognized ZACH Theatre and the Austin community celebrated a new milestone in ZACH’s 78-year history with the official groundbreaking today (without a shovel in sight) for the new 26,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Topfer Theatre, the centerpiece of a new performance campus on the shores of Lady Bird Lake. … (Read more.)

ZACH Theatre to Break Ground for New Topfer Theatre

AUSTIN, TX (January 25, 2011) – ZACH Theatre is set to break ground on its new 420-seat theatre Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 11:30 a.m. The new, state-of-the-art Topfer Theatre, designed to match the award-winning artistry that Austin audiences have come to enjoy at the city’s leading professional theatre company, will become part of ZACH’s performance and theatre education campus that anchors and enlivens the South Lamar corridor. A brief and unique groundbreaking ceremony in the ZACH tradition will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m. and will be followed by a luncheon. No shovels will be used in this production, but there will be some drama … (Read more.)

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