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2017

September 5, 2017 – The Crucible by Arthur Miller

August 7, 2017 – King of the Yees by Lauren Yee

June 12, 2017 – Alex & Aris by Moby Pomerance

April 27, 2017 – The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez

February 15, 2017 – ACT's 2017 Season Core Company

January 24, 2017 – ACT Theatre Makes Strides in Accessibility for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Audiences

January 10, 2017 – Tribes by Nina Raine

2016

September 21, 2016 – Dangerous Liaisons by Christopher Hampton

September 8, 2016 – ACT Continues Prestigious Kenan Fellowship in Directing for 2016/17 Season

July 26, 2016 – The Royale by Marco Ramirez

May 17, 2016 – Daisy by Sean Devine

April 18, 2016 – The Mystery of Love & Sex by Bathsheba Doran

March 17, 2016 – Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner

March 9, 2016 – ACT Spring Preview for Mar-Jun 2016

February 3, 2016 – State of the Theatre

January 19, 2016 – Artistic Director John Langs Introduces ACT Theatre’s Core Company

January 6, 2016 – ACT Theatre Receives $35,000 to Suppport Tale of the Heike

2015

December 21, 2015 – Real Time, an art installation

December 7, 2015 – Announcing shows at ACT December 2015-March 2016

November 19, 2015 – ACT receives $40,000 to fund partnership with Lucia Neare

November 3, 2015 – 40th Anniversary Production of A Christmas Carol

October 1, 2015 – Mr. Burns, a post-electric play by Anne Washburn

September 22, 2015 – Introducing the Debut Season of Artistic Director John Langs

August 28, 2015 – Bloomsday by Steven Dietz

June 24, 2015 – Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata

June 4, 2015 – 2015 ACT New Play Award goes to "The Piano Men"

May 7, 2015 – Threesome by Yussef El Guindi

March 25, 2015 – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

January 21, 2015 – Announcing ACTLab Formerly known as the Central Heating Lab

January 14, 2015 – People On The Move at ACT

2014

November 5, 2014 – A CHRISTMAS CAROL 2014

October, 28, 2014 – ACT Transitions Artistic Leadership

September 24, 2014 – Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

August 13, 2014 – 50th Anniversary Season Announced 2015 at ACT

July 29, 2014 – The Invisible Hand

July 11, 2014 – Groucho Returns, starring Frank Ferrante

June 25, 2014 – AN EVENING OF ONE ACTS - Press Release

April 30, 2014 – The Price by Arthur Miller

March 20, 2014 – BETHANY by Laura Marks

February 26, 2014 – Little Shop of Horrors

January 15, 2014 – ACT starts 2014 with a barrage of new shows, January - June at ACT

2013

November 1, 2013 – A Christmas Carol 2013

July 25, 2013 – Middletown by Will Eno

June 19, 2013 – Sugar Daddies

June 5, 2013 – Rapture, Blister, Burn

April 18, 2013 – Other Desert Cities

April 10, 2013 – Quarterly Press Release - All ACT events April - September

March 27, 2013 – Assisted Living

January 14, 2013 – Grey Gardens

January 1, 2013 – Press Release THE SEAGULL

2012

November 8, 2012 – A Christmas Carol 2012 Release

October 31, 2012 – John Langs named Associate Artistic Director

September 5, 2012 – Ramayana

August 1, 2012 – Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam

July 10, 2012 – Sir Alan Ayckbourn coming to Seattle

July 2, 2012 – The Pinter Festival Press Release, full schedule

May 3, 2012 – One Slight Hitch by Lewis Black

April 1, 2012 – Press Release: The Pitmen Painters

March 29, 2012 – Press Release: CHL Presents Frank Ferrante in the Seattle premiere of - An Evening With Groucho

February 10, 2012 – First Date

2011

November 3, 2011 – ACT Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol,' Nov. 25 - Dec. 24: Five Performances already sold out, signaling Seattle audiences are ready for Scrooge!

October 18, 2011 – Holiday season line-up at ACT: Annual production of A Christmas Carol heralds the conclusion of 2011

October 6, 2011 – World Premiere of Noir Classic, Double Indemnity, Concludes ACT Theatre's 2011 Mainstage Season

September 26, 2011 – ACT Theatre Debuts New Performance Space in October

August 24, 2011 – ACT – A Contemporary Theatre Announces 2012 Mainstage Play Season and Other Presentations, plus the Opening of a Brand New Performance Space

August 17, 2011 – Timeless Dramas, Thrilling Stories, New Playwriting Opportunities and One BIG Party! September 2011

August 16, 2011 – Two Iconic Leaders Clash in a London and Broadway Smash Hit: Mary Stuart at ACT Theatre

August 2, 2011 – ACT Theatre Joins Forces with Cherry Manhattan Presents for the First Retro Lesbian Pulp Festival: The Beebo Brinker Chronicles Festival, Now – October

July 28, 2011 – Summer Concerts, Films, Cabarets and Award Winning Theatre Arrive at ACT

July 12, 2011 – Entertaining and Tender, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play by Sarah Ruhl Explores Victorian Mores and Sexuality in a Stimulating New Comedy at ACT Theatre

June 22, 2011 – The Heat Cranks Up in July with Steamy Romance, Hot Music, Explosive New Multicultural Works and More…Only at ACT!

June 15, 2011 – The Hansberry Project Hosts REPRESENT! A Multicultural Playwrights Festival, July 19 – 24, 2011

May 31, 2011 – Charming. Soulful. Funny. Sexy. Uber Now! Romantic Comedy Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World by local playwright Yussef El Guindi Gets its World Premiere at ACT Theatre

May 24, 2011 – The Hansberry Project at ACT Honors Actor/Playwright Regina Taylor - Juneteenth Celebration to feature reading of Crowns, June 18

May 11, 2011 – World Premieres, Films, Readings, and Celebratory Events Welcome Summer at ACT! June 2011

May 4, 2011 – Seattle Cabaret Luminaries Jayne Muirhead and John Engerman Debut New Show at ACT Theatre, It’s In the Cards

April 12, 2011 – ACT Celebrates Neil Simon, Pinter, Secret Crimes, Grindhouse Films, New Works, and More

April 5, 2011 – Amazing Cast, Amazing Director Come Together for Neil Simon’s The Prisoner of Second Avenue at ACT Theatre

March 15, 2011 – Pinter Fortnightly Returns with a Full Year of Programs, Starting April 4, 2011

March 8, 2011 – ACT Theatre Greets Spring with a Bounty of Plays, Family Friendly Fun, Celebrated Readings and a New Dance Collaboration

February 16, 2011 – ACT Announces 2011 New Play Award: South of Settling by Emily Schwend

February 15, 2011 – ACT Guides Young Talent from the Page to the Stage: Ninth Annual Young Playwrights Festival

February 9, 2011 – Lively New Musical, New Plays, New Screenplays, and More - March 2011

January 25, 2011 – The Hansberry Project at ACT and Danceable Planet Collaborate in Celebration of Black Love on February 13, 2011

January 19, 2011 – New Musical: Vanities Re-Envisioned for Northwest Premiere - The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT collaborate with original author and lyricist on new version

January 19, 2011 – A Packed Month of Premieres and New Work at ACT: Theatre, Film, Visual Art, Dance, Poetry

2010

December 15, 2010 – Music and Theatre Ring in the New Year at ACT

November 16, 2010 – ACT’s 35th Anniversary Production of A Christmas Carol - Allison Narver to Direct

November 4, 2010 – 2010 at ACT Closes with a Bang: Dark Comedy, Music, Film, Holiday Spirits, a Shopping Extravaganza and more

October 7, 2010 – Dead Bodies. Beloved Cats. Buckets of Blood. A Ripping Good Time. ACT’s Mainstage Season Concludes with the Seattle Premiere of The Lieutenant of Inishmore

September 28, 2010 – ACT Dishes Advice, Blood, Insanity, Lectures, Awards and Spooky Stories

September 16, 2010 – ACT Announces 2011 Mainstage Season: Two World Premieres, one Northwest Premiere, and a healthy dose of intrigue, power, passion and fun take to the ACT stages

September 2, 2010 – Ann Landers, Winning Short Stories, Big Parties, and Cerebral Dates Make for a Delightfully Fun Filled September at ACT!

August 26, 2010 – “Dear Ann, What do I do about…?” America’s Favorite Advice Columnist Ann Landers is Tenderly Portrayed in The Lady with All the Answers

August 6, 2010 – ACT Creates and Produces New Annual Lecture Series Starting August 29

July 29, 2010 – Broadway Sensation Sarah Jones Performs One Night Only at ACT as a Benefit for the Hedgebrook Women Playwrights Festival™

July 20, 2010 – The Hansberry Project Hosts Award-Winning Playwright Keith Josef Adkins

July 13, 2010 – Yankee Tavern Offers Edge of Your Seat Intrigue at ACT

June 16, 2010 – Art, Uproarious Lunacy, Synergistic Cinema, Conspiracy Theories, New Plays, Wine and Buffoons…What a Line Up!

June 2, 2010 – The Female of the Species

May 18, 2010 – Icicle Creek Theatre Festival

May 17, 2010 – Homecomings, Gender Politics, Music, and More Take Center Stage at ACT

April 22, 2010 – ACT Opens 2010 Mainstage Season with Horton Foote’s American Classic The Trip to Bountiful

April 20, 2010 – RAWSTOCK Short Film Festival Launches Season at ACT with Experimental Industry First: Synergistic Cinema

April 15, 2010 – ACT Serves up Premieres in Dance, Theatre, Visual Art and Film

April 13, 2010 – A Glimmer of Hope or Skin or Light

March 24, 2010 – ACT’s Central Heating Lab Heats up the Stage with Burlesque, Modern Dance, and More

March 3, 2010 – The Central Heating Lab at ACT Features the Return of Pinter Fortnightly

March 1, 2010 – Leading Local Theatres Collaborate During 2010-2011 Season!

February 23, 2010 – Eighth Annual Young Playwrights Festival

February 11, 2010 – ACT's Central Heating Lab Serves up Film, Theatre, Varietè, and More in the Month of March

February 10, 2010 – The Hansberry Project Highlights New Work in 2010

February 9, 2010 – ACT Announces 2010 New Play Award: Extraordinary Chambers by David Wiener

January 27, 2010 – 2009 Marks Banner Year for ACT with First Surplus in More than Four Years

January 26, 2010 – Amazon.com Makes $25,000 Grant to ACT's Young Playwrights Program

January 13, 2010 – ACT's Central Heating Lab Provides Plenty of Theatre, Music, and Dance in February with The Soft Rock Kid, and the Conclusion of Two by Pinter and Project 3

January 12, 2010 – KT Niehoff/Lingo Dance Collaborates with ACT Theatre and Seattle Art Musuem for Three Month Project: A Glimmer of Hope or Skin or Light

2009

December 23, 2009 – ACT's Central Heating Lab Kicks off the New Year with the Return of 14/48, Pinter, Seattle Dance Project, and More!

November 4, 2009 – A Christmas Carol

September 17, 2009 – Lorraine Hansberry's The Signs in Sidney Brustein's Window

September 2, 2009 – ACT Welcomes Former NFL Star Bo Eason in Acclaimed Family Drama Runt of the Litter

August 20, 2009 – ACT Announces 2010 Season

July 16, 2009 – New Voices 7

July 16, 2009 – ACT Celebrates Christmas in July!

July 14, 2009 – Ring Cycle-Inspired Musical Das Barbecu

July 9, 2009 – Icicle Creek Theatre Festival Readings

July 8, 2009 – ACT Meets $150K Donor Match Early and Exceeds Mid-Year Fundraising Goal

July 7, 2009 – Sister's Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi's Gold

July 2, 2009 – RAWSTOCK Summer Festival

July 2, 2009 – Go Straight from the Barbecü to the Weddin' with Purty Mouth

June 26, 2009 – ACT Introduces Innovative New Membership Program

May 27, 2009 – The Hansberry Project at ACT Presents Award-winning "Hip-Hop Renaissance Man"

May 20, 2009 – ACT Announces 2009 New Play Award: Sweet Maladies by Zakiyyah Alexander

May 13, 2009 – Bring on the Improv! Wing-It Productions Stir up the Laughs with Evening of Improv

May 13, 2009 – ACT's Central Heating Lab Extends Its Free Play Examination Series: Pinter Fortnightly

April 29, 2009 – Men Behaving Badly: Judd Hirsch, John Procaccino and R. Hamilton Wright on Hilarity and Corporate Drudgery in Below the Belt at ACT

April 3, 2009 – ACT's Central Heating Lab Enters it's Sophomore Season with Five Cutting Edge Companion Pieces, New Works, New Partners

March 25, 2009 – ACT Season Opens with Jeffrey Hatcher's Provocative Retelling of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

March 12, 2009 – ACT's Central Heating Lab Launches Free Play Examination Series: Pinter Fortnightly

February 26, 2009 – Just Two Weeks Away! - The 6th Annual Moisture Festival Kicks Off at ACT, Continues at Hales Palladium and Midway Through - Invites SIFF to the Party!

February 25, 2009 – ACT's Central Heating Lab Presents New Work by Artist-In-Residence Maureen Whiting

February 17, 2009 – Talent & Opportunities Abound for Seattle Youth at ACT's Seventh Annual Young Playwrights Festival

February 10, 2009 – ACT's Central Heating Lab Celebrates Five Years of RAWSTOCK on March 6th, 2009

February 5, 2009 – 6th Annual Moisture Festival Kicks Off at ACT

January 6, 2009 – ACT - A Contemporary Theatre 2009 Season, Part Duex: New Dates, New Play

January 5, 2009 – Seattle Dance Project leaps into 2009 with P2: Project 2

2008

November 7, 2008 – The Downtown Holiday Tradition Continues! ACT Theatre's 33rd Annual Production of A Christmas Carol

October 6, 2008 – ACT – A Contemporary Theatre 2009 Season - A Season of “Awe”

September 30, 2008 – The “Awesome” Cycle Travels From Goofy to Spooky then Political and Mind-Numbingly Philosophical

September 24, 2008 – ACT’s Central Heating Lab Hosts Fall Film Festival RAWSTOCK ATTACKS! on October 17

September 16, 2008 – Strap Yourself in for the Ride of Your Life with the World Premiere Comedy Becky’s New Car by Steven Dietz

September 4, 2008 – Seattle Dance Project Premieres Rare Collaboration of Three Local Choreographers at ACT

August 12, 2008 – Sublime, Lovely and Funny, Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl Explores Love and Loss at ACT in a Fresh Spin on a Classic Story

August 1, 2008 – ACT – A Contemporary Theatre Announces New Leadership Structure

July 22, 2008 – Chaos Theory Rules at ACT in the Riotously Funny Intimate Exchanges by Alan Ayckbourn

July 16, 2008 – Seasoned Actors and New Faces Grace the Stages of ACT this Fall

July 10, 2008 – ACT's Central Heating Lab Hosts Summer RAWSTOCK Film Festival: Light & Dark July 25

June 10, 2008 – The Central Heating Lab's PINKABOO! Line-Up Sizzles, Additional guests include Teatro Zinzanni alumni and many more

May 28, 2008 – Celebrating Excellence in African American Theatre, the Third Annual Juneteenth Gala at ACT

May 22, 2008 – Pinkaboo! The Closeted American Songbook presented by ACT's Central Heating Lab

May 13, 2008A Marvelous Party: The Noel Coward Celebration premeires in Seattle at ACT

April 28, 2008 – Central Heating Lab Premieres Black and Tan – A Juke Joint Hosted By Laura “Piece” Kelley Jahn

April 24, 2008 – A Four Part Comedy Cornucopia Series

April 8, 2008 – The Hansberry Project at ACT to Stage World Premiere of Fathers and Sons

March 25, 2008 – ACT Heats up Seattle Arts with an Innovative Approach: The Central Heating Lab

February 20, 2008 – ACT Kicks off the U.S. Tour of The Ilkhom Theatre Company

February 12, 2008 – ACT Partners with Icicle Creek Theatre Festival

January 29, 2008 – ACT’s 2008 Season Preview and Open House

January 23, 2008Language Rooms by Yussef El Guindiis Selected for ACT’s 2008 New Play Award

January 22, 2008 – Sixth Annual Young Playwrights Festival

2007

November 29, 2007 – ACT Hires New Managing Director, Kevin M. Hughes

November 14, 2007 – ACT 2008 Season, 44th Season Delivers High Impact, Innovative Works

November 6, 2007The Women by Clare Boothe Luce

October 24, 2007 – 32nd Annual Production of A Christmas Carol

October 3, 2007The Women Now on sale through December 2

September 25, 2007The Women Celebrate Women

September 11, 2007 – Children's Auditions for A Christmas Carol at ACT

September 11, 2007The Women by Clare Boothe Luce

July 26, 2007 – The Hansberry Project at ACT Presents Aishah Rahman's The Mojo and the Sayso

July 21, 2007 – Celebrate the Amazing Women in Your Life: Awards to honor women from all walks of life

July 21, 2007 – Cabaret Star Andrea Marcovicci to Perform at ACT: Andrea Sings Astaire

July 6, 2007 – ACT – A Contemporary Theatre Announces Search for Managing Director

June 22, 2007 – The Hansberry Project at ACT announces Louise Jones McKinney Fellowship for African American Playwrights

June 22, 2007 – World Premiere First Class Celebrates Life and Genius of Charismatic Northwest Poet Theodore Roethke

June 21, 2007 – ACT Presents Two Events Celebrating the Life and Work of Theodore Roethke in Conjunction with First Class

June 4, 2007 – David Hare's Stuff Happens Examines All Sides of the Iraq Invasion

April 13, 2007 – The Hansberry Project at ACT premieres Etta Phifer's Testimonial Shoe Kismet

April 11, 2007 – Patti Cohenour and Mark Anders star in ACT's production of Souvenir by Stephen Temperley

March 9, 2007 – The Hansberry Project at ACT Celebrates Black Men With Somebody to Lean On

March 1, 2007 – ACT Theatre Announces Leadership Changes

February 12, 2007 – ACT Opens 2007 Season with Sarah Ruhl’s The Clean House

January 22, 2007 – Rainier Valley Youth Theatre 2007 Young Playwrights Festival

January 16, 2007 – Free 2007 Season Preview and Open House at ACT

2006

October 30, 2006 – Underpants Drop; Sales Rise!

October 27, 2006 – ACT's 31st Annual Production of A Christmas Carol

October 27, 2006 – ACT Theatre's StageCraft, a new theatrical artisan bazaar

October 27, 2006 – ACT Theatre Announces 2007 Season

September 12, 2006 – ACT Announces Children's Auditions for A Christmas Carol

September 11, 2006 – Steve Martin's Comedy, The Underpants, Rounds Out ACT's Mainstage Season

August 4, 2006 – Caryl Churchill's A Number Next at ACT Theatre

July 5, 2006 – World Premiere of Mitzi's Abortion By Elizabeth Heffron Next at ACT Theatre

June 27, 2006 – The Hansberry Project at ACT Presents a free reading of Ghetto Mansion by David Scully, August 4 and 5.

May 17, 2006Wine in the Wilderness by Alice Childress, Inaugural Production of The Hansberry Project at ACT

May 8, 2006 – Memorial Service for Scott Weldin, ACT Theatre, Sat., May 20, 11 a.m.

April 7, 2006 – Christopher Durang's Miss Witherspoon Opens May 4

February 11, 2006 – 2006 Season Opens With Explosive The Pillowman

2005

October 18, 2005 – ACT Theatre Announces 2006 Season

September 26, 2005 – Charlayne Woodard's Play Flight Opens at ACT October 20

August 15, 2005Vincent in Brixton Opens September 8

July 12, 2005 – Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana Opens August 4.

June 28, 2005 – Mayor Proclaims June 29 as ACT Theatre Day to Celebrate 40th Birthday

June 1, 2005 – Director Warner Shook to stage Born Yesterday at ACT Theatre.

May 11, 2005 – Monologuist Mike Daisey Has A Story To Tell In The Ugly American

May 5, 2005 – ACT Theatre Opens 41st Season with Bach at Leipzig on May 5.

February 15, 2005 – A Season To Embrace Begins May 5

January 19, 2005 – A Gothic Masterpiece The Woman In Black at ACT Theatre Opens February 9!