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2006/07 Season

JANE EYRE

Directed by Davis McCullum

The Acting Company proudly presents Polly Teale’s groundbreaking adaptation of Jane Eyre directed by Davis McCallum, director of our critically-acclaimed 2005 production of The Turn of the Screw.  Jane Eyre is Charlotte Bronte’s timeless coming-of-age story of one of more

2005/06 Season

THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Directed by Casey Biggs

The Acting Company presented Alexander Dumas’ popular romantic, swashbuckling adventure in this entertaining new stage adaptation. This classic coming of age tale follows the brave young d’Artagnan as he changes from country boy to daring hero, not only rescuing the more

MACBETH

Directed by Eve Shapiro.

In the 2005/06 season, The Acting Company presented Macbeth, the last of Shakespeare’s great tragedies. Combining swift action and soaring poetry, we follow one man’s rash power-play for the crown. Ambition infects Macbeth’s brain like a virus upon more

2004/05 Season

THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER

In the spring of 2005, The Acting Company presented the world premiere of Carson McCullers’ poignant novel The Heart is a Lonely Hunter as adapted for the stage by acclaimed playwright Rebecca Gilman, which played at The Alliance Theatre in Atlanta before embarking on a southern cities tour. This more

THE TURN OF THE SCREW

Directed by Davis McCallum

The Acting Company presents Henry James’ provocative tale of suspense, horror and psychological intrigue. As adapted by award-winning playwright Jeffrey Hatcher, The Turn of the Screw takes a turn of its own, creating a frightening and fascinating piece of theater.< more

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

Directed by Matt August.

In 2004/05, The Acting Company presented William Shakespeare’s riotous romp about the bonds of friendship and fidelity. Crazy clowns, baffled bandits, sassy servants and an unforgettable ill-mannered dog round out this rollicking comedy of disguise and deception. Valentine and Proteus – more

2003/04 Season

RICHARD III

Directed by Eve Shapiro

In Shakespeare’s tragedy of plotting and betrayal, the villainous Duke of Gloucester stops at nothing to win the crown of England. Richard’s lust for power leads to unspeakable acts in a brilliant rendering of political intrigue, family relationships and more

MURDER BY POE

Directed by John Miller-Stephany

Murder By Poe weaves together four Edgar Allan Poe tales into a tapestry of revenge, suicide, obsession and murder … where the psychological and the supernatural swirl together in a brew only the father of the classic horror story could concoct.

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2002/03 Season

AMERICAN DREAMS: LOST AND FOUND

Directed by Rebecca Guy

For the 2002/03 Season, The Acting Company presented an original adaptation of American Dreams: Lost and Found by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Studs Terkel. The New York Times called it “the best of Terkel’s works...a stirring, hopeful book.”  It more

AS YOU LIKE IT

Directed by Richard Corley.

In 2002/03, The Acting Company presented a new production of Shakespeare’s story of love and exile. By beginning our production in a dressing room, showing actors preparing to perform, we highlight the notion we are all players and that who we are more