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Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater

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Hot Summer Musical on the hill

I have been to the Zilker Hillside Theater many times. It usually takes place about mid July to mid... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Monica M
Round Rock, Texas, United States
The Wizard of Oz

This was my first experience to see a show here and had made a donation which enabled me to enjoy... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2017
Austin, Texas
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Aug 6, 2018
“Hot Summer Musical on the hill”
Jul 8, 2017
“The Wizard of Oz”
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I have been to the Zilker Hillside Theater many times. It usually takes place about mid July to mid August. I tend to sit toward the back so I can sit in my own folding chair. You can bring a blanket to sit on if...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

This was my first experience to see a show here and had made a donation which enabled me to enjoy some perks for the first performance of "The Wizard of Oz". We get here and park for free in a grassy field. I see others...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Homestyle68
Reviewed January 2, 2017

If you want to see Austin's people as-they-is, come to the hillside theatre in Zilker Park. Sometimes the shows are great, sometimes not, but it's free and always a rockin' good time. You'll have to engineer some early parking, and also stake out (literally) a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed August 4, 2015

I went to see the summer musical, Hairspray, performed at the Hillside Theatre. It had been a number of years since I had attended a play here and I was surprised to see the number of changes that had been made. The stage, set, and...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank cas250
Reviewed July 19, 2015

One of my favorite Austin institutions is the summer theater at Zilker Hillside Theater. For six weeks in July/August we are treated to wonderful Broadway shows for the price of a donation. We saw Hairspray this summer and had a wonderful time. Local talent for...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank gregaustex
Reviewed July 21, 2012

This year's musical on the hillside is the Sound of Music, and as usual it is outstandingly staged and performed. The talent level is very impressive, and the production values rival other professional venues. This is the 54th summer for the free event in Zilker...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed August 11, 2008

One of the best things to do in Austin with your family - and cheapest too! For 50 years, Zilker Park has hosted a summer musical at it's hillside theater. This year the performance was the Disney Broadway version of Beauty and the Beast and...More

3  Thank southernbohemian
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