The Acting Company
Manager: Tim Fox
Management Territory: North America
"The Acting Company endures as the major touring classical theatre in the United States." The New York Times
Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" (adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by Ian Belknap)
Shakespeare's "Macbeth" (directed by Devin Brain)
Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” (directed by Ian Belknap)
Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” (directed by John Rando)
Shakespeare's "As You Like It" (directed by Dan Rothenberg)
John Steinbeck's "Of Mice And Men" (directed by Ian Belknap)
Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" (directed by Rob Melrose)
Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors"
History - The legendary John Houseman and current Producing Artistic . . . Director Margot Harley founded The Acting Company in 1972 - with the first graduating class of The Juilliard School's Drama Division - to develop classically trained American actors and a national audience for the theater. The Acting Company has gone to win Obie, Audelco, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards and a TONY.
Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, Rainn Wilson, Jeffrey Wright, Frances Conroy, Harriet Harris, Jesse L. Martin, David Schramm, Henry Stram, Tom Hewitt, David Ogden Stiers and Hamish Linklater are just a few of the hundreds of actors whose careers began on tour with The Acting Company, which has performed 131 productions for millions of people in the United States, London, Australia, Russia and Eastern Europe. Its Education Programs - including master classes, student matinees and weeklong artistic residencies - have reached tens of thousands of students.
The Acting Company promotes theater and literacy by bringing a touring repertory of classical productions, talented young actors and teaching artists into communities across America, particularly those where live performance and theater arts education is limited or non-existent. They perform each year in over 50 cities to audiences of 70,000 and reaching more than 25,000 students with its arts education programs.
Biography, The Acting Company The Acting Company Board The Acting Company Alumni Education Brochure, The Acting Company Interview with Margot Harley, co-founder of The Acting Company REVIEW: Of Mice and Men, New York Post, December 5, 2012 REVIEW: As You Like It, New York Times, March 5, 2013 2014-2015 Tour Information
News & Critical Acclaim
"John Rando ( Urinetown, A ...February 1, 2013
- NY1 On Stage Across America: The Acting Company
- Backstage with The Acting Company: Macbeth - Season 2014-15
- Backstage with The Acting Company: A Connecticut Yankee - Season 2014-15
- Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Scene 1 video by Will Sanderson
- Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Scene 2 video by Will Sanderson
- HAMLET Scene 1 Season 2013-14
- HAMLET Scene 2 Season 2013-14
- The Acting Company's 40th Anniversary
- TAC Documentary Clip
- Kevin Kline about The Acting Company