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Austin’s ZACH Theatre Will Produce Matilda, Ann, and Hedwig for Upcoming Season

The ZACH Theatre in Austin, Texas, will launch its 2018–2019 season with the Texas regional premiere of Once, the Tony-winning musical featuring a cast of actor-musicians. Performances run September 19–October 28.

Broadway actor Kevin Cahoon, who performed as John Cameron Mitchell’s alternate in the original Off-Broadway run of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and went on to headline the show’s sit-down Boston premiere, will direct the award-winning rock musical, which runs January 23–March 3, 2019.

Also on the season slate: Anna Deavere Smith’s Notes from the Field, the docu-drama about America’s school-to-prison pipeline (February 27–March 31); the Tim Minchin-scored stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda (April 3–May 12); the new musical The Ballad of Klook and Vinnette, by British soul singers Anoushka Lucas and Omar Lyefook and book writer Chet Walker (April 24–May 26); Terrence McNally’s recent Off-Broadway play Fire and Air, exploring the history of the Russian ballet company (June 12–July 14).

The season will close with Holland Taylor’s bio-play Ann, about the life of late Texas Governor and Democratic political pioneer Ann Richardson (July 31–September 8).

Holiday programming includes A Christmas Carol (November 21–December 30) and The Santaland Diaries (December 5–30).

Visit zachtheatre.org for tickets and subscription information.

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