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Directing is one of our more challenging, yet most rewarding, volunteer positions. An application must be completed and all directors are approved by ACT's Board of Directors. Contact us for an application! Director's applications will be accepted until March 31, 2020 for the 2020-2021 Season.


ACT 2020-2021 Season Line up!


Cinderella, Enchanted Edition   Performance dates: July 24-25-26, 31, August 1-2, 2020

Music by Richard Rodgers, Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. As adapted for the stage, with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, the hearts of children and adults alike still soar when the slipper fits. This Enchanted Edition is based on the 1997 teleplay. Presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals, A Concord Theatrical Company.


Cheaper by the Dozen  Performance dates: October 9-10-11, 16-17-18, 2020

A Comedy adapted by Christopher Sergel, from the book by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. Suppose you’re an attractive high-school girl and you’re not only a member of a large and unique family but your father is, in fact, one of the great pioneers of industrial efficiency. What happens when he decides to apply his unorthodox methods to you and the rest of your family? Presented through special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois.


Elf, The Musical   Performance dates: December 4-5-6, 11-12-13, 2020

Book by Thomas Meehan & Bob Martin, Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Based on the beloved 2003 holiday hit, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.


Four Weddings & an Elvis   Performance dates: April 9-10-11, 16-17-18, 2021

A comedy by Nancy Frick. Sandy, the four-times-married-three-times-divorced owner of a Las Vegas wedding chapel is hosting four of her most memorable matrimonies. Getting hitched is about to get a little crazy! Presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatrical Company.


The Sound of Music   Performance dates: June 4-5-6-, 11-12-13, 2021

Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed Naval captain. Join us on their narrow escape to Switzerland on the eve of WW II. Presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals:, a Concord Theatrical Company.