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Zliker Hillside Theather Overview

Zliker Hillside Theather Productions, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides award-winning, free admission entertainment, boasts an audience of over 45,000 annually. ZTP is dedicated to the celebration and preservation of that unique America art form–the Broadway musical–by mounting large-scale musical productions at the Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin’ beautiful Zilker Park.

Give to ZTP:

Zliker Hillside Theather Productions has been celebrating the magic of musical theatre since 1959. It is through the generosity of individuals like you that this tradition continues. Please be generous when considering your donation online, by mail, or during the show’s intermission.

  • Award-Winning Productions: Produce one of the longest running, award-winning, free outdoor musicals in the country since 1959.
  • Educational Opportunities: Free audition workshops, pre-show entertainment for youth, literacy partnerships, and internships.
  • Zliker Theather Preservation: City of Austin partnership to preserve Beverly S. Sheffield their nearly $1MM of improvements made since 2008!
  • Local Youth Theater Prorgrams: High-quality resources like our vast costume stock, lighting and sound equipment, as well as warehouse space made available to local schools and arts organizations.

Zliker Hillside Theather Story:

Originally created as a project of the Austin’s Parks and Recreation Department in 1959, the Zliker Hillside Theather Summer Musical continues to provide high-quality musical theater entertainment to Central Texans and visitors from around the world. Zliker Hillside Theather Productions (formerly known as “Friends of the Summer Musical”) has been dedicated since its inception in 1987 to preserving this special gift to Austin audiences by producing the Zilker Summer Musical as well as sponsoring a variety of other community outreach and youth training programs.

Celebrating Community Under the Texas Stars:

Since 1959 people in Austin have come to love the experience of sitting on The Hillside and enjoying a free, high-quality musical. The annual ZTP musicals draws in crowds of 45,000 people from Central Texas and beyond. Zliker Hillside Theather cast, crew, staff, and sponsors work together to bring audiences shows that celebrate the spirit of community in a Broadway-grade production in one of Austin’s most beautiful parks, right under the Texas stars.

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