VIDEO: Chris Evans Helps Childhood Theatre Company Secure a Permanent Home

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Chris Evans has returned to his roots to help out his childhood theatre company!

According to CBS Boston, the actor returned to Concord Youth Theater, where he performed as a child, to help the company secure a permanent home.

"It was a place to feel safe and take risks, and what would ultimately lead me to my career," Evans said of the company.

CYT has been operating out of several spaces, but now has a state-of-the-Art Theatre with seating for 210 people. The new building is dedicated to one of CYT's founding members, Kay DeFord.

Evans will take on an advising role in the company.

"It's my home," he said. "Family, friends, I can't imagine living anywhere else."

Read more on CBS Boston, and watch the full segment below!

Chris Evans is an American actor and filmmaker known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the Human Torch in Fantastic Four and its 2007 sequel. He began his career on the 2000 television series "Opposite Sex," and has since appeared in a number of films, including Not Another Teen Movie, Sunshine, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Snowpiercer and the upcoming Gifted. In 2014, Evans made his directorial debut with the drama film Before We Go, in which he also starred.

In 2018, Evans made his Broadway debut in Kenneth Lonergan's Lobby Hero, directed by Trip Cullman, and starring Michael Cera, Evans, Brian Tyree Henry, and Bel Powley.




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