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.
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.
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
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 >>>
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