A ray of sunshine. And a ukulele. ACT Core Company member Keiko Green sends us her ACTShorts video from Southern California where she is pursuing her MFA in Playwriting from UCSD. What is she missing most about the theatre? “I miss that what we do is exactly what we’re not supposed to do right now, which is share space with people, breathe the same air, sit a little too close… the power [...]
To listen visit Goal 17 Media and like and follow us on your favorite podcast platform! Podcast Show Notes ACT Artistic Director John Langs returns to the ACTNow mic — this time as a guest! Go inside the mind of a director. Join John as he shares his career journey and how he takes a play from page to stage. Catching up with John Langs A Work from Home Q&A What [...]
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Meet Amanda Mueller, Costume Shop Manager at ACT Theatre. You see her work when the lights go down at every performance on our stage. Amanda works closely with each show's designer to realize their vision while staying on budget and managing the dressing process from soup to nuts. She also coordinates the look, costuming, make up and hair with the marketing department on photo shoots for campaigns which can be shot months in advance [...]
Go behind the scenes of Chilifinger: The Musical! – the brilliant, twisted new musical co-production of ACT Theatre and 5th Avenue Theater set to debut in 2021. Acclaimed Broadway and West End orchestrator/composer Martin Lowe and award-winning Seattle writer Wayne Rawley join ACT Artistic Director John Langs for an inside look at the new musical based on a true story.
Welcome! We are so happy to welcome you to ACTNews! You’ll find news, announcements, links to content and much more right here every two weeks. Plus, we’d love to hear from you. What’s on your mind? What are you reading or watching during this stay-at-home period? What theatre content would you like from ACT? Get in touch with us to let us know what you want to see or hear. Even though performances onstage are [...]
Join us for a day in the life from Core-antine with ACT Theatre Core Company member Anne Allgood. Anne debuts her new hit song "Sheltering in Place."
ACT Theatre Core Company member Avery Clark bequeaths his art to you, direct from Core-antine in this ACTShorts episode.
In the first of our ACTShorts from Core-antine, ACT Core Company member R. Hamilton Wright gets a close shave.
Playwright Lynn Nottage completed extensive research and conducted hours of interviews with workers in Reading, Pennsylvania to get a feel for the characters she would bring to life in Sweat. The Pulitzer Prize winning play is a character-driven drama that explores the social and economic hardships endured as the ties between a close-knit group of friends begin to corrode along with the loss of their union-backed jobs.