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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
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
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
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
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
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
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