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
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
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
To be, or not to be—that is the question.
This will be the first production of Hamlet in The Acting Company’s 40-year history. The play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts for his father’s murder, setting him on a more
Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, The Real Thing, Coast of Utopia) has personally given The Acting Company the rights to tour his landmark TONY award-winning play. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern centers on the misadventures and musings of two minor characters—childhood friends of the Prince—from William Shakespeare more
The best laid plans of mice and men… Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winner John Steinbeck’s tale of two drifters is one of the most widely read stories in America. Written as both a novella and a script for a play, Of Mice and Men tells the tragic more
All the world’s a stage… One of Shakespeare’s most frequently quoted passages from one of his most popular fairy tales—a world possible only on a stage. As You Like It is a metaphor of love; its power, madness, danger, humor and reflection. more