Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Upcoming: Next to Normal, musical, Zach Theatre, January 28 - March 4

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Zach Theatre, Austin

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Next to Normal

the 2010 Pulitzer Prize musical

Music by TOM KITT | Lyrics by BRIAN YORKEY

Directed by DAVE STEAKLEY | Music Direction by ALLEN ROBERTSON


Meredith McCall (image: Kirk R. Tuck)
January 25 - March 4, Tuesdays - Wednesdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
Kleberg Stage, Zach Theatre, 1421 Riverside Drive at South Lamar (click for map)
Tickets $25 to $55 -- click to reserve and purchase on-line

Student Tickets: $18 One Hour Before Showtime (with Valid ID)
Bar opens 1 hour before showtime. Drinks welcome inside the theatre.Please come early for parking

GLBT Wilde Party is Thursday, Feb. 9

Next to Normal is an inventive, emotional powerhouse production about one family who is about to face the music. This multiple Tony Award-winning, groundbreaking work features a thrilling contemporary score. ZACH’s Producing Artistic Director Dave Steakley says, “I am so thrilled that we’ll produce the Central Texas premiere of what I think is the best piece of theatre in the past five years. Next to Normal is one of only three musicals to ever win the Pulitzer Prize – It knocks me out!”

Next to Normal cast (image via

Production Sponsors: Maria and Eric Groten - Farmer’s Insurance

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About ZACH Theatre ZACH Theatre is Austin’s leading professional producing theatre. Founded in 1933, ZACH is the longest running theatre company in Texas, serving more than 170,000 adults and youth annually. ZACH creates its own nationally recognized dramatic, musical and comedic productions that elevate, motivate and stimulate the human spirit under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Dave Steakley and Managing Director Elisbeth Challener. Now in its 78th season, ZACH continues to expand and engage with Austin, adding a third theatre to its Central Austin performance campus. The 420-seat, 26,000-square-foot Topfer Theatre will nearly double ZACH’s capacity while retaining its hallmark intimate theatre-going experience upon its completion in the fall of 2012 following a $22 million campaign. Visit for more information.

ZACH Theatre is sponsored, in part, by Applied Materials, Austin American-Statesman, Time Warner Cable, Austin News TV 36, The Dell Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, Strong Events, OnRamp, The Mitchell Group Consulting, Kirk Tuck Photography and Holiday Inn, Lady Bird Lake. Also, by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division, which believes an investment in the arts is an investment in Austin’s future. Visit Austin at

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