2024-2025 Season Preview - Zach Theatre, Austin



Winter 2025 | The Topfer at ZACH

Written by Heidi Schreck

Since its premiere in 2019, this Pulitzer Prize finalist has captivated the theatrical world, revitalizing our Constitution into a living, breathing document and reimagining its impact on future generations of Americans.

Fifteen-year-old Heidi Schreck earned her college tuition by winning Constitutional debate competitions across the United States. Now, the Obie Award winner recalls her teenage self in order to trace the profound relationship between four generations of women in her own family and the founding document that dictated their rights and citizenship.

Age Recommendation: Ages 12 +

This production contains mentions of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and discussions of abortion and stigmatization. 



Summer 2025 | The Topfer at ZACH

Book by Jim Eiler

Music by Jeanne Bargy and Jim Eiler

Lyrics by Jim Eiler

Adapted from the book by L. Frank Baum

Directed by Dave Steakley

Musical Direction by Allen Robertson

In an immersive ZACH360 experience, yellow brick roads will wind throughout the Topfer where the audience, greeted by a Depression-era cowboy band, will be whisked away on a reinvention of the most beloved story of all time, The Wizard of Oz. Audience members of all ages will find themselves engaged in the storytelling, as actors and musicians invite you into this imaginative musical that reminds us there is no place like home.




November 18 – January 1, 2025 | The Topfer at ZACH

By Charles Dickens

Adapted and Directed by Dave Steakley

Musical Direction by Allen Robertson

Back by popular demand for the tenth year running, Austin’s ultimate holiday tradition is here! Experience the musical journey through Dickens’ timeless tale, reimagined with fresh songs and festive enchantment. ZACH’s A Christmas Carol brings Victorian charm to life with a joyous spirit that has everyone dancing in the aisles. Join Scrooge, the Cratchits, and three spirited ghosts on an unforgettable adventure of redemption and joy!

Age Recommendation: 6 & up