2020 Season

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This journey of 4,000 miles takes you on an exploration of relationships, grief and reconciliation with brilliant dialogue and wit.

From engagement to impending marriage, journey with the Banks family as they explore, love, family and the dramas of negotiating wedded bliss!

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What if Sherlock Homes and Dr Watson had been female? Explore the social implications of role reversals as the infamous detective duo solve the crimes!

Peter and the Starcatcher with Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and Hook  creates a delightful prequel to the Peter and Wendy story.

The Great, Great Granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes

by Jon Jory

Sherla Gomes is the Great, Great Granddaughter of the famous sleuth, Sherlock Holmes. She and her friend Lolo Watson are on the case in these fun spirited one-act mysteries, inspired by the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Performance Dates: May 1 & 2

Auditions in March

Peter Pan & Wendy

adapted by Doug Rand


Rediscover the loopy, fun, and darker corners of J.M. Barrie’s original novel with his faithful, fast-moving, adaptation of the story we all know and love.

Performance Dates: July 24 & 25

Auditions in June

ACT 1 artists provide tuition free education, mentoring, and continuity for up and coming young artists ages 12 through 19.

Enjoy talkbacks with ACT 1 artists after select matinee performances.

ACT 1, Scene 2 performances extend the theme of performances by the ACT 1 senior company.

Rehearsals and performances are at Urban Grace Church, in the heart of Tacoma's performing arts district.

Mutually Assured Destruction:
10 Plays about Brothers and Sisters

by Don Zolidis

A century’s worth of sibling squabbles is boiled down into ten vignettes in this era-hopping tribute to family.

Performance Dates: February 21 & 22

Auditions in January




The Drowsy Chaperon

Directed by Petra Karr


You're a Good Man Charlie Brown

Directed by Petra Karr


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
Directed by Chelsea Pedro


Nunsense 2: The Second Coming

Directed by Petra Karr


The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Directed by Abbey Homan


Crimes of the Heart

Directed by Petra Karr


Charlotte’s Web

Directed by Jacob Viramontes


Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike

Directed by Petra Karr



Directed by Petra Karr


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Directed by Trista Duval – Wilkinson

Another Night Before Christmas

Directed by Petra Karr


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Directed by Petra Karr



Directed by Deborah De Grosse


The Women of Lockerbie

Directed by Petra Karr


Sympathy Jones

Directed by Petra Karr


A Charlie Brown Christmas

Directed by Petra Karr


The Fantasticks

Directed by Petra Karr


Mother Goose Tells All

Directed by Jessie Glancy


Blythe Spirit

Directed by Kelly Ann Gray


Treasure Island

Directed by Avelon Ragoonanan



Directed by Petra Karr


Dead Man’s Cell Phone

Directed by Sarah Walton Stillion


Christmas Pudding

Directed by Petra Karr


The Last 5 Years

Directed by Petra Karr


Beware of Mean Friends

Directed by Petra Karr


Mrs. Packard

Directed by Julie Olson


Brother Grimm Spectaculathon

Directed by Petra Karr


Joy to the World, A Slightly Cracked View of Christmas

Directed by Petra Karr

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Directed by Petra Karr


The Ugly Duckling

Directed by Petra Karr


Ancestral Voices, A Family Story

Directed by David Ellis


Schoolhouse Rock

Directed by Zack Jennison


A Tuna Christmas

Directed by Petra Karr



Directed by Petra Karr


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