The Austin Theater community is wide and varied with lots of opportunities to participate and enjoy great performances. Below is a curated list of theater groups.
Founded in 1932 as Austin Civic Theatre, ZACH Theatre is the longest continuously running theatre company in the state of Texas, and one of the ten oldest in the country. ZACH’s commitment to artistic excellence and contributions to the theatre field have been recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Shubert Foundation, The New York Times, as well as numerous theatrical awards.
Austin Playhouse is a professional regional theatre, founded in August of 2000. During the past sixteen seasons, Austin Playhouse has produced 96 professional productions including 36 world or regional premieres.
Texas Performing Arts
Each year, Texas Performing Arts offers a diverse season of music, theater, dance, and conversation. Multiple theaters include the Bass Concert Hall, Bates Recital Hall, and the McCullough, Payne, and Brockett Theatres.