Actors Theatre Archives

Actors Theatre closing its doors


Actors Theatre, which has produced compelling, thought-provoking and often edgy plays for nearly 30 years, is closing its doors. The Board of Directors has unanimously voted to cease operations and liquidate the professional theatre company over the next 30 to 60 days. “The simple truth is we’re out of money,” said Actors Theatre Board President… Read More →

Actors Theatre finds a home for 2014-15 season


Actors Theatre will stage four Arizona premieres, three by women playwrights, during the 2014-15 season.  All shows will be performed at the Helen K. Mason Performing Arts Center at Black Theatre Troupe ending Actors Theatre’s nomadic venture at different Valley venues during 2013-14. “After being nomadic last season, we’re excited to do our entire season… Read More →

Gertsman Elected Actors Theatre Board President


Renee Gertsman, a partner with Jaburg Wilk, has been elected President of the Actors Theatre Board of Directors for the 2013-14 season, which begins Oct. 25 with A Steady Rain. Gertsman will be joined on the executive committee by William Allison, vice president, an attorney with Gallagher & Kennedy; Cathiey Lanier Lemon, secretary, a community… Read More →

Actors Theatre Awarded $30K Shubert Foundation Grant


Actors Theatre moved several steps closer to ending its “pause” following a successful annual fund outreach campaign combined with the awarding of a $30,000 Shubert Foundation grant for general operations. The Shubert Foundation, whose focus is to sustain and advance live performing arts in the US, has funded Actors Theatre consistently since 2001. Actors Theatre… Read More →