The Zilker Hillside Theater welcomes audiences from all over the country each season to enjoy and participate in professional quality community performances. Our season opens in March of each year and ends at the end of October. All performances and cultural events are free and open to the public. For more information on what to expect when you visit the hillside, check out our FAQ page and site map.  

Upcoming Events

Matilda the Musical


Zilker Theatre Productions Presents: Matilda the Musical
July 7 -August 12, 2023
Thursdays through Sundays

The City of Austin, in Coordination with Zilker Theatre Productions, invites you to enjoy the 64th Annual Summer Musical, Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical, July 7 through August 12, 2023. The story of an extraordinary girl who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda is a joyous romp through the anarchy of childhood. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination. For more information visit www.zilker.org


Want to bring your next production to the hillside? Zilker Hillside Theater is available to reserve during the months of March, April, September and October. For more information on the space and reservation process visit our Rentals page. You can also email ZHTInfo@austintexas.gov