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The American Conservatory Theatre Productions

[Broadway, 2006]
[Regional (US), 2004]
[San Francisco (Regional), 2001]
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
[Regional (US), 1985]
[Regional (US), 1980]
[Regional (US), 1971]
[Regional (US), 1988]

The American Conservatory Theatre Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Play

American Conservatory Theater, Golden Child

Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Play

American Conservatory Theatre, Seven Guitars

The American Conservatory Theatre News

Nike Doukas Appointed New Artistic Director of Antaeus Theatre Company as Bill Brochtrup Steps Down

Antaeus Theatre Company has announcesd Nike Doukas as the new artistic director, succeeding Bill Brochtrup. Doukas will begin her role on September 4.
Interview: Charles Fee of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Talks About Their Upcoming Season

Summer means Shakespeare and, luckily, there are a variety of offerings to choose from in our area. Arguably, though, none are in a more beautiful location than that of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. What began in 1972 on the lawn of the Ehrman Mansion at Sugar Pine Point State Park has now evolved to a permanent, state-of-the-art stage housed in the picturesque Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. This season the Festival is featuring two exciting shows: The Merry Wives of Windsor and Always…Patsy Cline. BroadwayWorld spoke with Director/Producing Artistic Director Charles Fee about this summer’s offerings, the evolution of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, and what it takes to produce theatre in one of the most enchanting places in the world.
African-American Shakespeare Company Present 1970s-Set THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Experience the classic Shakespeare play, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, reimagined in 1970s San Francisco by the African-American Shakespeare Company. This unique adaptation promises a fresh and exciting take on the timeless tale.
Video: Go Inside the Sitzprobe for the West Coast Production Of A STRANGE LOOP

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the sitzprobe rehearsal for A STRANGE LOOP at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. The production will next travel to Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre.
Theatre Rhinoceros Presents the World Premiere of THE PRIDE OF LIONS

Theatre Rhinoceros will present the world premiere of non-binary playwright Roger Q. Mason's boundary-breaking play The Pride of Lions. The Pride of Lions is directed by Ely Sonny Orquiza, stars seven Bay Area actors, and is supported by a creative team of both local and Southern California design talent.
African-American Shakespeare Company Presents PIPELINE By Dominque Morisseau

Experience the powerful drama PIPELINE by Dominique Morisseau, presented by the African-American Shakespeare Company from March 16-31.
Shakespeare & Company to Present The Art Of The Audition Workshop In NYC

Shakespeare & Company's Center for Actor Training will hold a one-day acting workshop titled The Art of the Audition, led by Artistic Director Allyn Burrows. Learn more about the workshop and see how to register.
TYPE 2 FUN Comes to All Out Comedy Theater Next Month

TYPE 2 FUN is an original and irreverent standup comedy special that is back for one weekend only, after debuting to sold out audiences in the 2023 San Francisco Fringe Festival.
THE PRIDE OF LIONS Comes to Theatre Rhinoceros Next Month

GLAAD Media Award winning Theatre Rhinoceros will present the World Premiere of The Pride of Lions. Performances run March 28-April 21.
Lyric Stage Boston Presents Ken Ludwig's THE GAME'S AFOOT: HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Join Lyric Stage Boston for a laugh-out-loud comedy mystery, 'The Game's Afoot: Holmes for the Holidays.' Don't miss this memorable multigenerational holiday outing.
CITIZEN By Greg Sarris to Open at Z Below in October

Directed by Gendell Hing-Hernández, CITIZEN opens on October 21. This Word for Word and Z Space production tells the tale of Salvador, born in the U.S. and raised in Mexico, the son of an American Indian mother and a Mexican father.
San Francisco's African-American Shakespeare Company Announces 2023-24 Season

The 29th season of San Francisco's African-American Shakespeare Company will see its Artistic Director L. Peter Callender taking on two of what he terms “bucket list roles.” First as Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman in October, followed by Shylock in the Merchant of Venice in May.
White Heron Theatre Company Opens BLITHE SPIRIT July 10

White Heron Theatre Company of Nantucket will open it's first production of the 2023 summer season, Blithe Spirit, by Noël Coward (Present Laughter, Private Lives) and directed by Skip Greer. Greer returns to Nantucket after directing 2017's Outside Mullingar for White Heron.
Crystal Dickinson, Chaundre Hall-Broomfield & More to Star in COVENANT at Roundabout Underground

Roundabout Theatre Company has revealed the complete cast for the Roundabout Underground world premiere of Covenant by York Walker, directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene.
Indie Rights Acquires Sean Michael Beyer's New Comedy POOR PAUL

Indie Rights Distribution has acquired Sean Michael Beyer's Poor Paul, a self-aware romantic comedy adventure that follows an eccentric socially-awkward college student, who lives vicariously through his hero fantasies.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Presents DPAC'S TRIANGLE RISING STARS

DPAC has announced that Triangle Rising Stars, central North Carolina's High School Musical Theatre Awards will take place on May 18th, 2023 at 7:30 PM with host, Clay Aiken and special guest Tony Award Winner, Beth Leavel.  Triangle Rising Stars is presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.
ARTS IN AMERICA to be Presented by Theatre Rhinoceros and The Essential Services Project

Theatre Rhinoceros and The Essential Services Project will present a live, in-person, presentation of ARTS IN AMERICA.
Previews: THE GARBOLOGISTS Is A Hopeful Examination Of Finding Common Ground At Dezart Performs

THE GARBOLOGISTS rounds out the 15th Season for Dezart Performs April 14 - 23. As the lives of a white conservative and a Black liberal working together in a New York City garbage truck become more entwined, they discover some things are easier to toss than others. It is a play that is a hopeful story about finding common ground in uncommon times.
Danny DeVito Will Return to Broadway in Theresa Rebeck's I NEED THAT; Roundabout Announces 2023-2024 Season

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced the Broadway and Off-Broadway line-up for the 2023-2024 season. Check out all the details on who, what, when, and where!
Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces Free Advanced Acting Class As New Offering in its Stages Education Program

Kumu Kahua Theatre has announced a new advanced acting class that will focus on developing an actor's skills on their feet. The latest workshop in the theatre's STAGES education program, the eight-week course Stage Acting with Julia Ogilvie will be offered free of charge.

The American Conservatory Theatre FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has The American Conservatory Theatre been nominated for?

The American Conservatory Theatre has been nominated for Best Play at the Tony Awards for "Golden Child" and "Seven Guitars."

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