The Acting Company is the only professional theater principally dedicated to the development of young classical actors. Founded in 1972 by John Houseman and Margot Harley from the first graduating class of the Drama Division of The Juilliard School, The Company has launched the careers of some 400 actors, including Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, David Schramm, Keith David, Rainn Wilson, Lorraine Touissaint, Frances Conroy, Harriet Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Hamish Linklater, Jesse L. Martin, and Roslyn Ruff, while bringing high quality professional theater to hundreds of communities from coast to coast.
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The Three Musketeers

Written by Kirsten Childs
From the Novel by Alexandre Dumas
Directed by Kent Gash
Beloved around the globe, The Three Musketeers, Alexandre Dumas’ swashbuckling epic, is set against the backdrop of injustice and chivalry. Intrigue and betrayal abound as Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D’Artagnan fight for justice against the crooked Cardinal Richelieu and Milady, the OG femme fatale. Serving swagger, style and swordplay, The Acting Company mashes up waltz with spoken word and high court drama with high fashion hip-hop to reclaim the swashbuckling classic for today. All for one and one for all! [marketing assets]

Romeo and Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Leah C. Gardiner
With gorgeous costumes, music, enchanting parties, moonlit nights, dank graveyards, and blood-strewn streets, The Acting Company’s fresh productions breaths new life into this enduring tale. [marketing assets]

Odyssey

Adapted and directed by Lisa Peterson
Translated by Emily Wilson
What will you do to go home again? Lisa Peterson’s adaptation of The Odyssey brings new life to this ancient epic. Four young women trapped in the limbo of a refugee camp retell Odysseus' adventures as they struggle with their own search for a home. A production based on the revelatory new translation by Emily Wilson, its bold theatricality brings new humor and grace to a story we all think we know.