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AT A GLANCE: Hill Country Community Theatre

The cast of ‘Zombies from The Beyond,' one of the many productions the Hill Country Community Theatre has performed over the years. Courtesy photo

Audiences have come to expect high-quality productions from the Hill Country Community Theatre, which has been in operation since 1985. The nonprofit theater boasts an ever-changing lineup of incredible and hardworking talent who bring a variety of plays, musicals, and tributes to life.

LOCATION

4003 FM 2147 in Cottonwood Shores

ADMISSION

Ticket prices vary depending on the show, but not by much. Usually, tickets for non-musical performances are $20 for adults and $10 for students with a valid ID. For musicals, tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for students with a valid ID.

Tickets are available online at thehcct.org and also can be reserved by calling the box office at 830-798-8944. Season tickets, also known as Flex-Passes, can be purchased online as well. Season subscribers get early access to tickets.

CAPACITY

The theater comfortably holds 146 patrons. No bad seats in this house!

SHOWTIMES

The curtain rises at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and 2:15 p.m. Sundays. Doors open one hour prior to the performance. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

NUMBER OF PRODUCTIONS PER YEAR

Each season, which begins in the fall and ends the next summer, features five major productions, usually a mix of plays and musicals. The theater also holds fundraisers, which have included tributes to major performers, talent shows, and revues.

2019-20 SEASON

  • “More Senior Moments” (September 2019)
  • “A Twisted Christmas Carol” (November-December 2019)
  • Ken Ludwig's “Moon Over Buffalo” (February 13-March 1, 2020)
  • “The Savannah Sipping Society” (April 23-May 10, 2020)
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's “Carousel” (July 16-August 2, 2020)

SOME PAST PRODUCTIONS

  • “Zombies from The Beyond”
  • “State Fair”
  • “Seussical”
  • “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”
  • “Doublewide, Texas”
  • “9 to 5 the Musical”
  • “Annie Get Your Gun”
  • “Hello, Dolly”
  • “Driving Miss Daisy”

HOW TO AUDITION

Visit the website for the latest audition opportunities.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

  • During the summer, the Hill Country Community Theatre holds a two-week-long summer camp for youths wanting to perform on stage or learn what happens behind it.
  • The Phyl Holbert Scholarship Fund awards high school students interested in pursuing technical theater or the performing arts at an accredited college.
  • Donations are accepted online to either of the two funds above and the Protect the Arts & Help Us Grow Fund.

Click here for more live theaters in the Highland Lakes or visit the Events Calendar for current productions.

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