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2017/18 Season

Twelfth Night

“If music be the food of love, play on!”

When her ship is wrecked, Viola washes ashore in the unfamiliar land of Illyria and embarks on a journey to find her lost brother, and herself. Brimming with music, love and longing, William Shakespeare’s more

X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation

The assassination of Malcolm X—both the story we think we know and illuminating details that have seldom been shared—is brought to vivid, lyrical life in award-winning writer Marcus Gardley’s new play. Bold staging, period-style music and influences from Shakespeare's Julius more

2015/16 Season

DESIRE

Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley and Tony-winner John Guare plus noted playwrights Marcus Gardley, Rebecca Gilman, David Grimm and Elizabeth Egloff were commissioned by The Acting Company to adapt six Tennessee Williams short stories into a compelling evening of theater. Desire is the result and Michael Wilson, more

2014/15 Season

MACBETH

In the 2014/15 season, The Acting Company will present Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This sleek, accessible and characteristically bloody Macbeth will thrill, startle and satisfy students and adults alike—the perfect presentation for both first timers as well as Shakespeare buffs. One of his more

A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT

Lancelot, Guinevere, Merlin and Mark Twain himself (as Hank) come tumbling your way in this satirical tale from America’s favorite humorist. Wander with Twain as he time travels from the 19th Century to 6th Century England’s medieval times through the eyes of Hank Morgan more