Performance Photos by Kirk Tuck: TORTOISE AND HARE at Zach Theatre, September 14, 2018 - January 27, 2019
(photos by Kirk R. Tuck)
Ancient versus modern. Peace versus war. Reptile versus mammal. A tale of the ultimate culture clash between two tribes and a fantastical race to decide their fate. Written by the talented Allen Robertson and Damon Brown, with modern music and energetic re-imagining of the ancient fable that will delight turtles and hares of all ages!
The musical Tortoise and Hare opens the 2018-19 season opener for ZACH’s Moody Foundation Theatre for Families series. Based on the story by Aesop, featuring music and lyrics by Allen Robertson and book by Allen Robertson and Damon Brown, Tortoise and Hare plays The Kleberg at ZACH, September 8–January 27, 2019 under the direction of Nat Miller with musical direction by Allen Robertson.
The cast includes MARIELA DENSON and BLAKENEY MAHLSTEDT as Haro; MERCY BOVIK and CARLI VINCIGUERRA as Britney/Kabri; LESLIE ANN LEAL as Kama; MICHAEL WHEELER as Simon; JOHN CHRISTOPHER as Novi/Joey; AUSTIN HYDE as Jackson/Auhy; MEGAN HUDSON as Harper; RACHEL PALLANTE as Monoli/Presley; MARIEL ARDILA as Female Understudy; and NICHOLAS KIER as Male Understudy.
Directed by NAT MILLER, the production team also includes ALLEN ROBERTSON as Musical Director, SARA BURKE as Choreographer, ANNE MCMEEKING as Scenic Designer, JAIMEE GARNER as Costume Designer, RACHEL ATKINSON as Lighting Designer with CRAIG BROCK as Sound Designer, SCOTT GROH as Properties Designer, and KAT KENNEDY as Stage Manager.
Age Recommendation: Five and up
Run time: 55 minutes with a 10-minute intermission
Tortoise and Hare
by Allen Robertson
September 14 - February 03, 2018
1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX, 78704
September 8, 2018 – February 3, 2019, The Kleberg
One added performance on Sunday, February 3 at 2 p.m. due to popular demand
The show will run for schools and families in the Kleberg Theatre through January 27, 2019. Performances will be Tuesdays through Fridays at 10:00 am & 12:00 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 am & 2:00 pm.