Mission

Anchorage Community Theatre’s mission is to build community through theatre.

We are dedicated to making theatre with and for the entire community of Anchorage.

ACT carries out our mission by providing

  • Exceptional, affordable, accessible
    theatre productions

  • Theatre education and training for people of
    all ages, abilities, and experience levels

  • Support for other local theatres


HISTORY

Anchorage Community Theatre was established in 1953, making us the longest-running arts organization in the state of Alaska. Below is a list of our complete production history:

2010-present

2015
Crimes of the Heart
The Trip to Bountiful
The Sunshine Boys
Bus Stop
Blithe Spirit
The Secret Garden

2016
Over the River and Through the Woods
Visit to a Small Planet
Deathtrap
Laura
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

2017
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
The Best of Everything
Things My Mother Taught Me
Silver Thaw
Let Nothing You Dismay

2018
Young Jane Eyre
Shakespeare in Hollywood
And In This Corner: Cassius Clay
Don’t Dress for Dinner
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

2019
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Feral Child
The Giver

2010
Heart
Musical Comedy Murders of 1940
Moonlight and Magnolias
The Underpants
The Fourth Wall
Witness for the Prosecution
Fourplay: Four Short Plays by Alaskans
A Christmas Story

2011
Little Women
Lend Me a Tenor
Pump Boys and Dinettes
The 39 Steps
Arsenic and Old Lace
Fourplay: Four Short Plays by Alaskans
Inspecting Carol

2012
Steel Magnolias
Proof
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure
Hamlet II (Better Than the Original)
On Golden Pond
My Three Angels

2013
A Shayna Maidel
At Home With the Clarks
Nunsense
The Marvelous Wonderettes
Christmas on the Yukon

2014
Charley’s Aunt
A Thousand Clowns
The Fox on the Fairway
And Then There Were None
The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)
I Hate Hamlet
Bell, Book and Candle

2000-2009

2000
Romeo and Juliet Broadway Kidz!
Guys and Dolls
Of Mice and Men
It’s a Wonderful Life

2001
The Children’s Hour
Damn Yankees
A Special Evening with Arnold Wesker
The Sunshine Boys
Honk!

2002
Our Town
The Mommy Dance
Arsenic and Old Lace
I Remember Mama
Holiday Extravaganza

2003
The Foreigner
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Oliver Twist
Long Day’s Journey into Night
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Magician’s Nephew

2004
An American Song
Bus Stop
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

2005
The Killer Angels
The Odd Couple (Female Version)
The Lion in Winter
ACT’s House of Christmas

2006
Anne of Green Gables
Death of a Salesman
The Wizard of Oz
A Christmas Carol

2007
The Cemetery Club
Ladyhouse Blues
The Boys Next Door
The Wizard of Oz
Perfect Wedding

2008
The Mousetrap
The Nerd
Alice in Wonderland

2009
The Rainmaker
Dial ‘M’ for Murder
Harvey
Miracle on 34th Street

1980-1989

1980
Comedy Duo
Choreo-Portraits III
Camelot
The Crucible

1981
The Belle of Amherst
Sophie, The Last of the Red Hot Mamas
Timbuktu
Brigadoon
Peter Pan

1982
An Evening With Janet Carr
Papa’s Wine
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
The King and I
The Music Machine
Alice in Wonderland

1983
The Alaska Contemporary Dance
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Dark of the Moon
Oliver!
I Remember Mama

1984
Song of the Great Land
A Streetcar Named Desire
South Pacific
The Sound of Music

1985
You Can’t Take it With You
The Wizard of Oz
The Mousetrap
Fiddler on the Roof

1986
The Miracle Worker
The Butler Did It
Life With Father
The Music Man

1987
The Lion in Winter
Dial ‘M’ for Murder
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
The Fantasticks
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

1988
A Thousand Clowns
The Odd Couple
Annie
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

1989
Arsenic and Old Lace
Barefoot in the Park
Oliver!
The King and I

1990-1999

1990
Ten Little Indians
Bell, Book and Candle
Damn Yankees
The Teahouse of the August Moon

1991
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
Heaven Can Wait
Bugsy Malone
The Front Page

1992
The Crucible
My Three Angels
I Remember Mama
A Christmas Carol

1993
Inherit the Wind
Fiddler on the Roof
A Christmas Carol

1994
Children of a Lesser God
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
A Christmas Carol

1995
Tom Sawyer
The Sound of Music
The Hobbit

1996
Life With Father
West Side Story
Alice in Wonderland

1997
Little Women
The Music Man
The Wizard of Oz

1998
Anne of Green Gables
Camelot
To Kill a Mockingbird

1999
Toad of Toad Hall
Oklahoma!
A Story of Cinderella

1970-1979

1970
The Fantasticks
Fiddler on the Roof

1971
Cave Dwellers
Lovers
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

1972
Marat/Sade
A Cry of Players

1973
West Side Story

1974
Man of La Mancha
The Lion in Winter

1975
The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild
Waiting for Godot
Cabaret

1976
Macbeth

1977
Carousel
The Madwoman of Chaillot
Variations in Dance

1978
Vinnie Burrows (with) Roots
Choreo-Portraits I

1979
The Rook
Choreo-Portraits II
Ladyhouse Blues

1960-1969

1960
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
My Three Angels
Stalag 17
Cry of the Wild Ram
Bell, Book and Candle

1961
The Rainmaker
On Borrowed Time
Charles Laughton
Cry of the Wild Ram
Theatre Week Benefit

1963
The Play’s the Thing
The Crucible

1964
Our Town

1965
The Miracle Worker

1966
Family Portrait
Affairs of State
Cheechako’s Lament

1967
In White America
Toyon of Alaska
The Davis Cup Team

1968
Night of the Iguana
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Amahl and the Night Visitors

1969
Hamlet
Curtain at 8
Dark of the Moon
The Odd Couple

1953-1959

1953
Down in the Valley
Ballad of No Name Town
Harvey
A Christmas Carol

1954
Macbeth
A Child is Born
The Long Christmas Dinner

1955
A Streetcar Named Desire

1956
Detective Story
Tickets for Three
Mr. Roberts

1957
The King and I
Arsenic and Old Lace
No Time for Sergeants
Tales of Christmas

1958
Ah, Wilderness!
The Teahouse of the August Moon
Inherit the Wind

1959
Medea
Jan Peerce
Auntie Mame
Brigadoon
Hector Chevigny