Photo Flash: First Look at David Strathairn in ACT's UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL

American Conservatory Theater continues its 2013-14 season with Glen Berger's captivating solo drama Underneath the Lintel, starring Academy Award nominee David Strathairn (Lincoln, Good Night, and Good Luck, Scorched at A.C.T). Check out a first look

In this riveting ghost story, an eccentric librarian finds a weather-beaten book in a return bin-and discovers that it is 113 years overdue. Sparked by a message left in its margins, he sets off on a quest to unravel the secrets of the book and the person who borrowed it. From the hallways of his library, he follows a chain of clues that spans the globe and dates back thousands of years. With astonishing twists and turns, Underneath the Lintel is a magical piece of storytelling that draws audiences into an unforgettable odyssey that is both "powerfully human and ultimately sublime" (Variety). A.C.T.'s production of Underneath the Lintel runs October 23 - November 17, 2013, at The Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). Press night is Tuesday, October 29, 2013.Tickets ($20 - $95) are on sale now and may be purchased online at or by calling 415.749.2228.

The creative team for A.C.T.'s production of Underneath the Lintel includes Carey Perloff (director), Nina Ball (scenic design), Jessie Amoroso (costume design),Alexander V. Nichols (lighting design and projections), and Jake Rodriguez (sound design).

A.C.T.'s production of Underneath the Lintel is made possible by executive producers Jeri Lynn and Jeffrey W. Johnson; producers Celeste and Kevin Ford; Don and Judy McCubbin; David and Carla Riemer; and associate producers Clay Foundation-West; Drs. Caroline Emmett and Russell Rydel; Harvey and Gail Glasser. A.C.T. would like to acknowledge its 2013-14 company sponsors Frannie Fleishhacker; Priscilla and Keith Geeslin; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon P. Getty; Mr. and Mrs. John Goldman; Ambassador James C. Hormel and Michael P. Nguyen; Fred M. Levin and Nancy Livingston, The Shenson Foundation; Burt and Deedee McMurtry; Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock; Patti and Rusty Rueff; Ms. Kathleen Scutchfield; Mary and Steven Swig; Jeff and Laurie Ubben.

Photo Credit: Kevin Berne

David Strathairn

David Strathairn

David Strathairn

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