Welcome to Season 30!
We are proud to offer you the 30th Season of Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, now in our new home at Queens University. Below is a link to begin purchasing your Flex Pass and secure your Early Bird Discount. Offer ends May 31st.
See below for more information on each show.
Alan Stevens Hewitt
July 26 – August 18 2018
On a sweltering summer morning in 1892, in a small New England city, a prominent businessman and his wife were brutally axed to death in their home. Their daughter Lizzie Borden was the prime suspect. Lizzie’s trial was a coast-to –coast media sensation and her story has become an American legend. LIZZIE is based, sex, betrayal and bloody murder, featuring four female artists and a blistering rock score.
The Legend of Georgia McBride
August 30 – September 22 2018
He’s young, he’s broke, he’s just found out his wife is going to have a baby, and now Casey has lost his gig as an Elvis impersonator. When his club brings in a drag act led by Miss Tracy Mills, Casey is given the opportunity to trade one sequined outfit for another. This music-filled comedy celebrates finding your voice and singing your own song.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night- Time
October 11 – November 3 2018
Winner of 5 Tony Awards, including Best Play 2015
Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain, he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.
Nina Simone: Four Women
January 24- February 16 2019
Velvet-throated songstress Nina Simone hypnotized audiences with her signature renditions of standards from the American songbook. But on September 15, 1963, a devastating explosion in Birmingham, Alabama rocked our entire nation to the core, and from the memory of the four little girls that were lost in this unimaginable tragedy came “Four Women” — along with Simone’s other activist anthems like “Mississippi Goddam,” “Old Jim Crow” and “To Be Young, Gifted and Black.”
The Great Beyond
March 14 – April 6 2019
Commissioned by ATC, and part of the two play collaboration with Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, this original work by acclaimed playwright Steven Dietz explores the questions around a family tragedy and how it impacts the survivors. The work stands alone, but is completed by CTC’s production THE GHOST OF SPLINTER COVE, which will be performed at ImaginOn during the same time frame. On select dates audiences will be able to binge on both shows.
Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel
June 6 – 29, 2019
Winner of 5 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Musical
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s funeral home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality and the looming unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires.