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Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater

2206 William Barton Drive, Austin, TX 78746
+1 512-477-5335
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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 9 July 2017
Austin TX
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A place to see who Austin really is

If you want to see Austin's people as-they-is, come to the hillside theatre in Zilker Park... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
Frankly T
Los Angeles, California
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2206 William Barton Drive, Austin, TX 78746
+1 512-477-5335
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Reviewed 9 July 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

Thank Homestyle68
Reviewed 2 January 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

Thank Frankly T
Reviewed 5 August 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

Thank cas250
Reviewed 20 July 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

Thank gregaustex
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

A great place to chill, listen to music and watch the stars! Bring bug spray in case Mosquitos show. I have spent many hours here, it is a very good place to get away from the rat race!

Thank La E
Reviewed 22 July 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

1  Thank grotshops
Reviewed 11 August 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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