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The Latest News from ACT

ACT Announces Significant Board of Trustees Restructuring Resolution, August 11, 2022. Read the full press release.

Choir Boy Cast Announcement – Sept 9 – Oct 23

2022-23 Season Press Release

Recent News and Press


Choir Boy – on stage through October 23

“Put simply, this is a play that demands to be seen, deserves to be seen, and must be seen,” writes Jay Irwin in his review of Choir Boy for Broadway World.

Jerald Pierce at the Seattle Times explores how intimacy choreographer Kaja Dunn plays a key role in the production of Choir Boy. Read the article here.

Misha Berson writes for Crosscut how Nicholas Japaul Bernard (Pharus) harmonizes reality and role in Choir BoyRead more.

More Press

June 13 | The Seattle Times: [ACT Core Company member Reginald André Jackson] uses pandemic downtime to create play highlighting stories of African American theater [ACT’s 47th World Premiere, History of Theatre]

March 17 | The Seattle Times: Seattle theaters weigh costs, new procedures as they venture back on stage

February 3 | Crosscut: New Seattle Play Ponders Love, Politics and Bikinis in Egypt

January 27 | The Seattle Times: Hotter Than Egypt Playwright Yussef El Guindi is profiled

January 11 | Broadway World: The Thin Place a Top 10 Seattle Production to Look Forward to in 2022

January 5 | Real Change: ACT Theatre’s new managing director Anita Shah on revolution and joining “a beautiful exploration of what it means to be theater makers”


December 9 | ArtZone with Nancy Guppy: Redemption & reunion in ACT’s annual production of “A Christmas Carol”

November 26 | Seattle Times: Take a backstage peek at how Seattle’s ACT Theatre creates the magic of ‘A Christmas Carol’

August 19 | Seattle Times: Seattle-area arts groups to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test for entry

April 8 | Theaterly: Wad at ACT in Seattle is a powerful tale, writes Kaitlyn Riggio

March 30 | Seattle Times: ACT’s savvy, visually interesting Wad – Review by Dusty Somers

March 29 | The performances by Avery Clark and Rachel Guyer-Mafune [in Wad] manage to bring the material to life in a very real way, writes Eclectic Arts’ Mark Sugiyama

January 2 | Seattle Times: In Memoriam – Remembering Seattle cultural and arts leaders including Jean Falls