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Acting Company Alumni Recognized During 2019 Awards Season

Acting Company Alumni Recognized During 2019 Awards Season

Andy Grotelueschen (Henry V, The Spy) received his first Tony nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a musical for Tootsie. Past collaborator Michael McElroy will receive a special Tony Honor. Numerous other members of the TAC family are also Tony-nominated, including directors Bartlett Sher and Jack O'Brien, composer Adam Guettel, and designers Fitz Patton, Howell Binkley, Jennifer Tipton, Paul Tazewell, William Ivey Long, and Clint Ramos. 

Alum Patti LuPone has been honored with an Olivier Award for her performance in Company on the West End. 

Our Season in the News

Our Season in the News

PLAYBILL.COM The Acting Company to Present Nambi E. Kelley’s Native Son and Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure in 2019 BY RYAN MCPHEE NOV 13, 2018 The two plays will be performed in repertory at the Duke on 42nd Street in the summer.

The Acting Company will present a 21st-century drama and a Shakespearean classic—both touching upon personal and societal morality and justice—in repertory as part of its 2019 season.

Nambi E. Kelley’s stage adaptation of Native Son, based on the 1940 novel by Richard... read more

Theater review: Malcolm X on a Shakespearean pedestal

Theater review: Malcolm X on a Shakespearean pedestal

Theater review: Malcolm X on a Shakespearean pedestal

Kerry Lengel , The Republic | azcentral.com  2:56 p.m. MT Feb. 3, 2017

Marcus Gardley comes not to bury Malcolm X but to praise him.

Gardley is an Oakland, Calif., playwright known for his poetical language in works including “… And Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi” and “Black Odyssey.” His latest is “X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. the Nation,” commissioned by the Acting Company, based in New York, for a world-premiere national tour that launched this week in Arizona.

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Acting Company Alums Bring a Touch of Broadway to Olean High Stage

Acting Company Alums Bring a Touch of Broadway to Olean High Stage

Highlights from News in Olean Times Herald by Tom Dinki  Nov. 3, 2016

OLEAN — Tom Alan Robbins stood on the Olean High School auditorium stage Wednesday in front of several dozen students as they sang “Wells Fargo Wagon,” part of “The Music Man,” a production they’ll put on next week.

Robbins led the way, dancing along with students, telling them where to look and offering tips he learned from his years on Broadway in productions like “The Lion King.” Make some kind of hand gesture before starting... read more

We Remember Our Friends and Colleagues James Houghton and Zelda Fichandler

We Remember Our Friends and Colleagues James Houghton and Zelda Fichandler

The Acting Company mourns the loss of former company member, friend and esteemed colleague James Houghton and former Artistic Director and friend Zelda Fichandler.

James Houghton Company Member 1986-87 Performed in The Acting Company productions of The Gilded Age (appearing in photo with Craig Bryant and members of The Company, directed by Mark Lamos) and Orchards

Zelda Fichandler, Artistic Director 1990-1993

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