ZACH Theatre is proud to announce the cast for the musical Tortoise and Hare, the 2018-19 season opener for ZACH’s Moody Foundation Theatre for Families series. Based on the story by Aesop, featuring music and lyrics by Allen Robertson and book by Allen Robertson and Damon Brown, Tortoise and Hare plays The Kleberg at ZACH, now through January 27, 2019 under the direction of Nat Miller with musical direction by Allen Robertson.
Ancient versus modern. Peace versus war. Reptile versus mammal. A tale of the ultimate culture clash between two tribes and a fantastical race to decide their fate. Written by the talented Allen Robertson and Damon Brown, with modern music and energetic re-imagining of the ancient fable that will delight turtles and hares of all ages!
Tickets for Tortoise and Hare are $18 (Youth) and $24 (Adult) and are available online at zachtheatre.org, by phone at 512-476-0541, or in person at the ZACH Theatre Box Office, in the Topfer Theatre, 202 South Lamar Boulevard (corner of Riverside Drive and South Lamar) Monday through Saturday, 12–5p.m. ZACH Theatre is wheelchair accessible. Discounts are available for groups of 20 or more. The Moody Foundation is Season Underwriter of the Moody Foundation Theatre for Families season and of Tortoise and Hare with the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and Rackspace as Season Sponsors.
Age Recommendation: Five and up
Run time: 55 minutes with a 10-minute intermission
Mariela Denson – Haro
Blakeney Mahlstedt – Haro
Mercy Bovik – Britney/Kabri
Carli Vinciguerra – Britney/Kabri
Leslie Ann Leal – Kama
Michael Wheeler – Simon
John Christopher – Novi/Joey
Austin Hyde – Jackson/Auhy
Megan Hudson – Harper
Rachel Pallante – Monoli/Presley
Mariel Ardila – Female Understudy
Nicholas Kier – Male Understudy
Nat Miller – Director
Allen Robertson – Music Director
Sara Burke – Choreographer
Anne McMeeking – Scenic Designer
Jaimee Garner – Costume Designer
Rachel Atkinson – Lighting Designer
Craig Brock – Sound Designer
Scott Groh – Properties Designer
Kat Kennedy – Stage Manager
Kristin Wolf Piña – Assistant Stage Manager
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