The Very Hungry Caterpillar and his menagerie of animal friends have arrived at ZACH! Little ones will go wide-eyed with excitement as they recite along to their favoriteEric Carle classics like Brown Bear, Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, and The Very Lonely Firefly. Each story is brought to life by an array of faithfully recreated puppets that will enchant and engage both adults and children as they leap off the page and onto the stage.Performance Schedule: Saturdays & Sundays at 2pm; special evening performance Friday, January 24 at 7pmASL Interpreted, Sensory Friendly: Saturday, March 7, 2020Cookie Reception and Press Night: Friday, January 24, 2020
News About The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at ZACH Theatre
ZACH Theatre Postpones Spring Musical, Gala, And Summer Camps
April 22, 2020
ZACH Theatre announces additional postponements in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Spring classes and summer camps move online for the time being.
ZACH Theatre Additional Cancellations And Staff Changes
March 31, 2020
ZACH Theatre announces additional cancellations and staffing changes in wake of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. With the loss of multiple shows this season, ZACH Theatre is forced to furlough 75% of employees to temper the loss in revenue. Furloughed employees will continue to receive 100% of their current health benefits from the organization. Remaining staff will work on reduced salaries with leadership taking the largest cut, preparing for the return of programming this summer and producing virtual content to connect with the community until performances resume.
ZACH Theatre Announces Additional Cancellations
March 18, 2020
The health and safety of audiences, staff, and artists is of the utmost importance to ZACH Theatre. Due to the ever-evolving health concerns of COVID-19, ZACH has canceled all performances of Roe, Every Brilliant Thing, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
ZACH Theatre Cancels Performances, Camps, and Classes
March 14, 2020
The health and safety of audiences, staff, and artists is of the utmost importance to ZACH Theatre. In light of recommendations concerning social distancing and COVID-19, ZACH has decided to cancel performances of Every Brilliant Thing, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and postpone camps and classes through March 31. These cancellations are effective beginning Friday, March 13 with the 7:30 p.m. performance of Every Brilliant Thing.
BWW Review: THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW at The Kleberg At ZACH
February 01, 2020
Under the direction of Shannon Fox, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW is a perfect way to introduce the little ones to live theatre. Colorful puppets and delightful puppeteers team up to bring to life four of Eric Carle's most beloved stories.
Photo Flash: First Look at THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW at ZACH Theatre
January 15, 2020
Production photography has been released for ZACH Theatre's production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, part of ZACH 's Moody Foundation Family Series. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller and based on Eric Carle's books, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will star both an adult and student cast of puppeteers playing The Kleberg at ZACH, January 18–March 8, 2020, under the direction of Education and School Shows Coordinator Shannon Fox.
January at ZACH Theatre Brings Two Openings
January 09, 2020
ZACH Theatre kicks off 2020 with two show openings, celebrating a legendary rock goddess, and bringing Eric Carle's books of children's classics to life on the stage. A Night with Janis Joplin will return to ZACH where its journey began; this time in the Topfer with Tony-nominated Mary Bridget Davies, who originated the title role on Broadway running January 29-March 8, 2020 at The Topfer at ZACH. Creator, writer and original director Randy Johnson joins Mary Bridget Davies with original choreographer Patti Wilcox and original associate director Tyler Rhodes. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show wiggles the ZACH Moody Foundation Theatre for Families into the 2020 Season when this menagerie of Eric Carle's favorite books is brought to life with puppetry for all ages.
ZACH Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season
March 26, 2019
ZACH Theatre, Central Texas' premier professional theatre, announces six Mainstage productions along with the Family Series and holiday add-ons as part of the 2019-20 season. The Mainstage Season includes: Steven Dietz's new work Dracula: Mina's Quest, a 21st century look at the Bram Stoker classic; A Night with Janis Joplin returns celebrating the legendary rock goddess; Every Brilliant Thing, Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe's touching and charming play; the timely and probing new work Roe by Lisa Loomer; the new immersive musical Reunion '85; and the quintessential family musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein's, The Sound of Music.