Zach Theatre announces its 2017-2018 season shows. Forecast: Rain expected

Zach Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol” will return. Photo by Kirk Tuck.

Zach Theatre has announced its next season of shows, which includes classic musicals, the story of an intimate connection and two Christmas classics.

Find the family theater shows on the Raising Austin blog. 

The season kicks off with the musical made famous by Debbie Reynolds and Gene Kelly: “Singing in the Rain,” directed by Abe Reybold, choreographed by Dominque Kelley and musical direction by Allen Robertson. Sept. 27-Oct. 29.

Return to the land of Tuna for “A Tuna Christmas,” the classic from Austin’s Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard. It’s directed by Dave Steakley. Nov. 1-Dec. 31.

 

“A Christmas Carol,” directed by Bryan Bradford but adapted by Dave Steakley returns with musical direction by Robertson and choreographed by Christa Oliver-Torres. Nov. 22-Dec. 31, Topher Stage

The musical about artist George Seurat, “Sunday in the Park with George,” takes the stage under Steakley’s direction, with musical direction by Robertson and starring Cecil Washington Jr. May 30-June 24, 2018, Topher Stage.

“Heisenberg” is the story of a couple who meet in a London train station. Will they connect? It’s being directed by Nat Miller, Zach’s director of education. June 20-July 22, Kleberg Stage.

Capitalizing on the popular live-action movie, Zach brings the Disney musical “Beauty and the Beast” to Austin. It’s being directed by Reybold with musical direction by Robertson. July 11-Sept. 2, 2018, Topher Stage.

Find tickets at zachtheatre.org.

 

Author: Nicole Villalpando

Nicole Villalpando writes about families in the Raising Austin blog and the Raising Austin column on Saturdays. She also offers a weekly and monthly family calendar at austin360.com/raisingaustin. She tweets at @raisingaustin.

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