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‘Every Brilliant Thing’ at Austin’s ZACH, Reminds Us to Enjoy the Little Things in Life

by Gracie Watt on March 2, 2020

“Ice cream.” “Water fights.” “Roller coasters.” These are a few of the brilliant things that audience members are prompted to call out during this engaging performance. Update, Mar 13, 2020: In light of recommendations concerning...

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A Night with Janis Joplin at Austin’s ZACH Theatre

by Britni Rachal on February 20, 2020

Exploding energy with a twist of blues and rock. The sounds of the queen of rock ‘n’ roll are gracing the stage at ZACH Theatre now through March 8. Tony-nominated Mary Bridget Davies brings the...

“Holiday Heroes,” ZACH Theatre’s Family Musical

by Lisa Davis on December 3, 2019

“Holiday Heroes” enables kids of all ages to celebrate the differences in the world around them. There’s nothing like a ZACH Theatre holiday musical to usher in the start of the Christmas season. This 45-minute...

Texas Essentials: J. Robert Moore, Actor, Director & “Golden Girls” Fan 

by Lisa Davis on November 26, 2019

J. Robert Moore says, “If I wasn’t acting, and I didn’t work in the theater at all, I would probably---be very sad and gloomy somewhere.” As a result of being called “so dramatic” by his...

Steven Dietz’s “Dracula” Takes a Feminist Bite at ZACH Theatre 

by Lisa Davis on October 9, 2019

Arriving in time for the Halloween season, Steven Dietz’s “Dracula” is a 21st century spin on an old, wickedly seductive tale, playing at Austin’s ZACH Theatre. The Dracula-esque atmosphere begins in the eerily transformed lobby of...

Hilarious and Historic, “Ann” Draws Crowds to ZACH Theatre

by Britni Rachal on August 7, 2019

“Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.” Motivating, uplifting, powerful, comical and with several thought-provoking underlying messages – that’s ZACH Theatre’s latest production of Holland Taylor’s...

A World Premiere for Theater Enthusiasts: McNally’s Latest Opens at ZACH

by Britni Rachal on July 1, 2019

Unique, dark, mysterious, slightly comical and set against an intriguing historic backdrop. That’s how I would best describe American legend Terrence McNally’s newest play, which received a standing ovation during its premiere at Austin’s beloved...

“Notes From the Field” at Austin’s ZACH Theatre Strikes a Notable Chord

by Britni Rachal on March 21, 2019

“Much like a flower blooming through the cracks of a parking lot” was one of the metaphors used in ZACH Theatre’s latest production to paint a picture of the struggles of certain American youth. The...