'Violent Delights' is ACT 1's current production.

Violent Delights
May 24-June 8, 2019
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Welcome to ACT 1

ACT 1 (Artists' Cooperative Theatre) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing theatrical gems, both classic and modern, to Middle Tennessee Audiences. Now in its thirtieth season, ACT 1 has presented productions of more than a hundred of the world's greatest plays. ACT 1 continually receives high praise from critics and audience members alike.


Current Production: Violent Delights

ACT 1 proudly announces its final production of the 2018/2019 season, Violent Delights, running May 24-June 9. Tickets are available thru Eventbrite.

Now accepting director submissions for next season

We are currently accepting submissions from directors for our next season. The deadline is April 8th. You can find all the requirements on our Director Submissions page.


Season tickets now on sale!

Our 2018/2019 season promises to be one of our best yet! We invite you to join us by purchasing season tickets.

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Would you like to get email reminders about upcoming performances? Do you want to know about auditions as soon as we post them? What about volunteer opportunities, or are you maybe interested in directing for us? If so, subscribe to our new mailing list to get timely updates from ACT 1.

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