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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

News and 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

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


December 24 | Seattle Met: How ACT Theatre’s Scrooge Moved from Stage to Sound Booth

December 23 | Seattle Met: Met Picks Christmas Edition

December 19 | The Seattle Times: Seattle Arts Leaders Showing the Arts World How to Get Serious about Becoming Anti-Racist

December 17 | Crosscut: The Sounds of Solstice in Seattle

December 16 | The Seattle Times: Rave Reviews for A Christmas Carol

December 12 | Playbill: Your Guide to Streaming A Christmas Carol

December | Encore Spotlight: ACT A Christmas Carol Digital Program

December 4 | Seattle times: The show must go online: COVID-19 forces Seattle-area performing arts groups to rethink tradition

December 3 | Seattle Met: A Christmas Carol – totally retro celebration

December 2 | BroadwayWorld: ACT – A Contemporary Theatre Brings All of the Magic of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Home for the Holidays

November 26 | The Seattle Times: A Seattle tradition for 45 years, ACT’s A Christmas Carol continues to strike a chord for generations of families.

November 24 | The Stranger: A Christmas Carol – Best Things to Do this Week

October 28 | Crosscut: “Coronavirus sparks radio drama revival in Seattle” – A Christmas Carol