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Dana Ivey, Michael Hayden, and More to Star in Lillian Hellman’s Watch on the Rhine

Dana Ivey, Michael Hayden, and More to Star in Lillian Hellman’s Watch on the Rhine

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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.

The company will also... read more

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

Announcing Our 2019 Season!

Announcing Our 2019 Season!

We're proud to announce our 2019 season, including a summer repertory of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure and the NYC premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's Native Son, adapted from the seminal Richard Wright novel. Our Salon Reading Series also returns with five new titles, and we'll tour New York City schools with a new production of Othello. SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE NOW >>>

David Hyde Pierce Stars in One-Night Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

David Hyde Pierce Stars in One-Night Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

PLAYBILL.COM: Tony Winners David Hyde Pierce, John Glover, Harriet Harris, Julie White to Lead A Christmas Carol Benefit Reading

BY OLIVIA CLEMENT NOV 01, 2017   Proceeds from the December reading will go to The Acting Company.

David Hyde Pierce will star as the iconic curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge in The Acting Company’s one-night-only benefit reading of Crispin Whittell’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Directed by Joe Dowling, the former artistic director of the Guthrie Theater, the December 11 reading will be presented... read more

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