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The 2022 - 2023 Season

On ACT's beautiful, formal Main Stage in our 207 Cedar Street theatre, you'll experience entertaining, poignant, and humorous high-quality plays presented by talented directors, casts, crews, and musicians from the Northeast Florida region. In-person tickets are available for Main Stage productions! 

The Country House

by Donald Margulies

October 7-22, 2022

Comedy/Drama

When a family of famous and yet-to be-discovered theatrical artists gather at their

summer home in the Berkshires during the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the weekend takes an unexpected turn and they must improvise, resulting in simmering jealousies, romantic outbursts, and passionate soul-searching. This witty, compelling story provides a piercing look at a family of performers who are coming to terms with the roles they play in each other’s lives. (PG: Appropriate for MostAudiences)

The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley

by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon

December 2-17, 2022

Romantic Comedy

You loved last season’s

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

! This year’s festivities

are hosted

at the Wickham’s estate, where you’ll be taken downstairs into the servants’ quarters, where

holiday preparations are underway. A housekeeper, maid, and footman see their work interrupted by astream of guests from upstairs, including an unexpected late-night visit from George Wickham. Family secrets are revealed and loyalties are tested, ultimately proving that forgiveness is the true spirit of Christmas. (PG: Appropriate for Most Audiences)

Clue

by Jonathan Lynn, Sandy Rustin, Hunter Foster and Eric Price

February 10-25, 2023

Farce/Murder Mystery

Based on the iconic board game, the tale begins at a remote mansion, where six

mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party, and murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects. The butler, Wadsworth, leads Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard in a race to find the killer, as the body count stacks up! (G: Appropriate for All Audiences)

Proof

by David Auburn --- 2001 Pulitzer Prize Winner

April 14-29, 2023

Drama

Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant, yet unstable, father, a famous mathematician. After his death, she must deal with her emotions, the arrival of her estranged sister, and the attentions of her father’s protégé who hopes to find valuable work in her father’s notebooks. During their weekend together, a burgeoning romance and the discovery of a mysterious notebook draw Catherine into the most difficult problem of all: How much of her father’s madness—or genius—will she inherit? (PG:Adult Topics, Mild Language)

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

June 9-24, 2023

Comedic Farce

Comedic genius Ken Ludwig transforms Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic

The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure. The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being murdered one by one. Sherlock Holmes and Watson are on the case! Watch as our intrepid investigators  try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, outrageous disguises and deceit as five actors portray more than 40 characters.

(G: Appropriate for All Audiences)

9 to 5 The Musical

music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick

August 11-26, 2023

Musical Comedy

Based on the 1980 hit movie, this hilarious story of friendship and revenge follows three

female coworkers who are pushed to the boiling point by their sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. The women concoct a wild plan to get rid of the boss and give their workplace a dream makeover, taking control of the company that had always kept them down. (PG: Adult Topics)