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The Acting Company Announces 2016-17 Season National Tour

Season Announcement

The Acting Company Announces 2016-17 Season National Tour

The Acting Company's will kick off its national tour this season with a world premiere of a newly commissioned play by Marcus Gardley (Desire, The House That Will Not Stand) on January 31, 2017. Tour locations will include Baltimore and Princes George’s County, MD, Kansas City and Columbia, MO, Phoenix and Flagstaff, AZ as well as Oswego, Syracuse and New York City, NY with more locations soon to be announced.

As part of the company's tour, The Acting Company will perform at the New Victory Theater in NYC March 17-26: the New York premiere of Marcus Gardley’s X about the assassination of Malcolm X, to be directed by Artistic Director Ian Belknap, and run in repertory with William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, to be directed by Devin Brain.

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The Acting Company Benefit Reading

Special Events

The Acting Company Benefit Reading

ANGELA LANSBURY | DANA IVEY
PATRICIA CONOLLY | PAXTON WHITEHEAD

LETTICE & LOVAGE
written by PETER SHAFFER
directed by MARK LAMOS

One Night Only - JUNE 13 at 7pm

The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
68th St. between Park and Lexington, NYC

In Peter Shaffer’s charming comedy LETTICE & LOVAGE, eccentric tour guide Lettice Douffet channels her flair for the dramatic into embellishing the history of dreary Fustian House, the least stately of London’s stately homes, until she encounters Lotte Schoen, a straitlaced bureaucrat from the Preservation Trust. As their animosity gives way to an unlikely friendship, Lettice and Lotte discover that their elaborate fantasies have unintended real-world complications.

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