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Kathleen Chalfant Stars in World Premiere A WOMAN OF THE WORLD to Kick Off 2019-20 Season

Kathleen Chalfant Stars in World Premiere A WOMAN OF THE WORLD to Kick Off 2019-20 Season

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BY OLIVIA CLEMENT SEP 03, 2019   The Tony nominee will star as Emily Dickinson's posthumous editor, Mabel Loomis Todd, in Rebecca Gilman's A Woman of the World.

59E59 Theaters has unveiled its 2019 fall and winter lineup, a slate that will kick off in October with the world premiere of A Woman of the World, the story of Emily Dickinson's posthumous editor, Mabel Loomis Todd. [In this production from The Acting Company and Miranda Theatre Company,] Kathleen Chalfant will star as Mabel in the new play by... read more

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

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 >>>

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