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ZACH THEATRE PRESENTS

SOUNDS UNDER THE STARS

Wednesday-Sunday, Through Nov 8 | Live Performances

ZACH Theatre has announced a weekly Fall Concert Series SONGS UNDER THE STARS, taking place Thursdays through Sundays on the People's Plaza outside of the Topfer Theatre. 

Opening the series, Jill Blackwood and Matthew Redden will take the Broadway Classics outside with "On Broadway" playing October 15-18, followed by "70's Female Rockstars" featuring Leslie McDonel, Olive Nice, and Laura Benedict playing October 21-25, and Judy R. Arnold, Kenny Williams, and Roderick Sanford with "Motown Grooves" playing October 28-November 1. Rounding out the series November 4-8 will be CHANEL, star of London's TINA: The Tina Turner Musical

All concerts will be made available for online streaming for those who do not wish to gather in person at this time. Information on how to purchase a digtial streaming link can be found here.

Employing all necessary health and safety guidelines, ZACH Theatre will welcome patrons back on campus. Although socially distanced pod seating will look different than a traditional show at ZACH, the SONGS UNDER THE STARS concert series promises to hold the energy that live performance brings. 

“SONGS UNDER THE STARS” | 2020 FALL CONCERT SERIES:

WEEK 1: On Broadway

Performances by Jill Blackwood and Matthew Reddin

Directed by Dave Steakley | Musical Direction by Allen Robertson

The People’s Plaza at ZACH

October 15–18 | Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Purchase a digital streaming link for On Broadway here.

WEEK 2: 70’s Female Rockstars

Songs of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Janis Joplin and more

Directed by Dave Steakley | Musical Direction by Allen Robertson

The People’s Plaza at ZACH

October 21–25 | Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Purchase a digital streaming link for 70's Female Rock Stars here.

WEEK 3: Motown Grooves -SOLD OUT-

Performances by Judy R. Arnold, Kenny Williams, and Roderick Sanford

Directed by Dave Steakley | Musical Direction by Allen Robertson

The People’s Plaza at ZACH

October 28–November 1 | Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Purchase a digital streaming link for Motown Grooves here.

WEEK 4: SUPERSTAR: CHANEL

Directed by Dave Steakley | Musical Direction by Allen Robertson

The People’s Plaza at ZACH

November 4–8 | Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Purchase a digital streaming link for SUPERSTAR: CHANEL here.

 

Run Time for Series: All performances will run approximately one hour with no intermission.

Full information on the 2020 Fall Concert Series can be found HERE.

 

SEATING OPTIONS:

  • All seating will be assigned with the option of a Pod or Cabana.
  • Social–distanced seating pods for two, three, four or six people on the plaza are bring your own chair.
  • Premium Cabana seating (chairs provided), private tent seats six and includes the option to pre-order drinks.

TICKETING OPTIONS:

  • Advanced sales only, online at zachtheatre.org or by phone at 512-476-0594. NO walk-ups. Tickets for Week 1–3 (On Broadway, 70’s Female Rockstars, Motown Groves); General public on sale September 18.
  • Tickets for Week 4 (SUPERSTAR: CHANEL); Subscriber early access October 1–4. General public on sale October 5.
  • For concert series subscribers will each receive one 2-person pod. Upgrade options available for purchase.
  • Tickets start at $70 for a 2-person pod and are available for purchase here.  

SAFTEY PROTOCOL:

  • Sanitation after each performance using a combination of wipes, disinfecting sprays and electrostatic sprayers.
  • Masks required unless seated and will also be available on-site.
  • Designated admission times.
  • Modified seating in Pods to create at least 6-foot distance between each group.
  • Increased pre order options with Premium Cabana (bar, parking, etc.) will be available to limit person to person interaction.
  • Hand Sanitizer locations throughout the campus including entry and exit.
  • Social distancing markers at outdoor bar located on The People’s Plaza in front of ZACH.

STREAMING OPTIONS:

  • Each concert in the series will be available the following week to stream online.
  • Ticket purchases will include a unique video link for patrons.

 

 

Event Details

Ticket Information

  • Cost: $60 - $350 per group

Presenter Details

  • Name: ZACH Theatre
  • A non-profit organization, ZACH creates intimate theatre experiences that ignite the imagination, inspire the spirit, and engage the community. As Austin’s leading professional producing theatre, ZACH employs more than 300 actors, musicians, and designers annually to create its own diverse array of nationally recognized plays and musicals under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Dave Steakley and Managing Director Elisbeth Challener. Each year, ZACH serves nearly 140,000 Central Texans – 57,000 of which are children and youth who participate in our education and outreach programs, as well as inspiring camps and classes.  ZACH Theatre is honored to host private and community events across the beautiful rental-ready spaces on our three-stage campus located in the heart of Austin. Founded in 1932, ZACH is the longest continuously running theatre company in the state of Texas, and one of the ten oldest in the country.

Venue Details

  • Address: 202 South Lamar
  • City: Austin
  • State: Texas
  • Zip: 78704