'Laughter on the 23rd Floor' is ACT 1's current production.

Laughter on the 23rd Floor
November 10-25, 2017
Buy your tickets now!

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 twenty-ninth 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.

Kids enjoy free admission! High School and younger students will be admitted free of charge to Thursday evening performances and Sunday matinees.


Current Production: Laughter on the 23rd Floor

ACT 1 proudly announces its second production of the 2017/2018 season, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, running November 10-25. Get your tickets now!

Audition Notice: The Pillowman

ACT 1 announces auditions for its next production of the 2017/2018 season, The Pillowman. For more information, please visit our Auditions page.


Season tickets now on sale!

Our 2017/2018 season promises to be one of our best yet! We invite you to join us by purchasing season tickets.

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