TACT - The Actors' Company Theater

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The Actors Company Theatre is dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit, with a focus on creating theatre from its essence: the text and the actor's ability to bring it to life.

After presenting thirteen seasons of “in-concert” performances, the company took a leap with its 2006-07 season by presenting fully staged productions of David Storey’s Home and The Sea by Edward Bond at The Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row. TACT became a resident company on Theatre Row with its 2007-08 season when they presented critically-acclaimed productions of The Runner Stumbles by Milan Stitt and The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, by Tennessee Williams, which The New York Times included in its “Top 10 Theatre Picks for 2008.” The first production of the current season, Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Farce became an instant hit and enjoyed an extended run.


Schedule of Upcoming Productions

No New Productions Scheduled

Production History

Home  | Open: 03/12/05 Close: 03/14/05
Home begins with a conversation in a park between Harry and Jack, two seemingly respectable middle-class gentlemen, and culminates in several startling relevations

Please Note: These are "in-concert" performances

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Incident At Vichy  | Open: 03/08/09 Close: 04/11/09
A detention room in France during the German occupation is the setting for America’s preeminent playwright to explore the themes of guilt and complicity with the forces of authority. In Incident at Vichy, ten men have been picked up for ‘questioning.’ As the men grapple with the fears, uncertainty and self-denial about the unspeakable fate that awaits them, Miller uniquely examines an historical period whose consequences continue to reverberate today

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The Runner Stumbles  | Open: 10/28/07 Close: 11/24/07
Could the anguish he suffers over his illicit passion for Sister Rita, a young nun, have caused Father Rivard to commit the ultimate sin of murder? The truth, when revealed, is nowhere near as simple. Based on a true story. This powerful and compelling play, set in rural Michigan at the turn of the last century, was originally seen on Broadway in 1976 in a production directed by Austin Pendleton. "...an absolutely fascinating play...one of the best first plays I have seen in a long time. It got to me, and I cried." —NY Times. "...his story of repressed passions flames up with scorching intensity." —Cue Magazine. "...a new, serious, well-made, and continuously interesting American play..." —The New Yorker. The cast includes: Jamie Bennett, Cynthia Darlow, Christopher Halladay, Chris Hietikko, Julie Jesneck, Christina Bennett Lind, Mark Montgomery, James Murtaugh and Ashley West, with company designers: Mary Louise Geiger (lighting), David Toser (costumes), and Daryl Bornstein (sound), Dana Moran Williams (sets), David Toser (costumes) and Joseph Trapanese (music).
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Zack  | Open: 01/22/05 Close: 01/24/05
Zack is the half-witted son of a wedding pureyor whose good heart and cheerfulness are a far greater asset that his brother's crafty greed. The play tells the amusing story of how Zack eventually wins both self-respect and his bride. A New York Premiere
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