This Acting Company season features our 47th company of young actors recently graduated from the country's top training programs. Meet them starting July 14 as they perform a rotating repertory of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure and Nambi E. Kelley's Native Son, based on the novel by Richard Wright.
BY OLIVIA CLEMENT FEB 20, 2019 The play will be the first reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series from The Acting Company.
Five-time Tony nominee Dana Ivey and Tony nominee Michael Hayden will be part of The Acting Company's upcoming reading of Lillian Hellman's 1941 drama Watch on the Rhine, the first reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series. The staging, directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced), will take place March 18 at the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons.
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WNYC's Brian Lehrer interviews X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation playwright Marcus Gardley and Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, about the enduring legacy of Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X.
By ELISABETH VINCENTELLI
MARCH 21, 2017
It’s not very often that a family show concludes on a stage littered with corpses. But then, there is no way to sugarcoat the brutality of “Julius Caesar,” and this new, abridged production, from the Acting Company, is kid-friendly mostly by virtue of context: It is being presented at the New Victory Theater, where audience members often need booster seats rather than a well-stocked bar.
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After a SOLD OUT, month-long run Off-Broadway at the Pearl Theatre, the tour of HAMLET and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD has resumed with performances this winter and spring in Whitewater, Wisconsin, Appleton, Gary, IN, Flint and Houghton, Michigan and eight other states across the country before ending at The Guthrie in Minneapolis in May. Come see us in a community near you! CLICK HERE for full tour itinerary. CLICK HERE to watch coverage by NY1 Onstage Across America.