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LOCALS LOVE US: Hill Country Community Theatre gets an ovation

The cast for the Hill Country Community Theatre musical comedy ‘Zombies from the Beyond’ includes Adam Brust (back, left), David Duvall and Holden Fox; and Jennifer Brust (front, left) and Alexandria Randolph. The production runs through March 1 with performances 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2:15 p.m. Sunday. Call the box office at (830) 798-8944 or go to for tickets. Courtesy photo


COTTONWOOD SHORES — The thing about winning a Locals Love Us award, according to Mike Rademaekers, is exactly that: the locals.

“That’s the thing I learned the most when I first got here, is how much the community really really loves this theater,” said Rademaekers, executive director of the Hill Country Community Theatre. “It’s very appropriate; it’s the ‘Locals Love Us’ because it’s so true.”

The Picayune readers and KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune listeners voted the theater their favorites in two Horseshoe Bay/Llano/Kingsland-area categories: favorite organization and favorite theater production.

One weekend of shows remain of the theater’s production of “Zombies from the Beyond!”

“It’s not a clique; it’s totally open for new people to come join us,” Rademaekers said. “We encourage people to come and get involved. It’s a lot of fun here.”

To get involved, go to or call (830) 693-2474.