'The Christians' is ACT 1's current production.

The Christians
September 16-24, 2016
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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 twenty-seventh 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: The Christians

ACT 1 proudly announces its fundraiser production of the 2016/2017 season, The Christians, running September 16-24. Tickets are available thru TicketsNashville.com.

Audition Notice: A Lie of the Mind

ACT 1 announces auditions for its next production of the 2016/2017 season, A Lie of the Mind. For more information, please visit our Auditions page.


Season tickets now on sale!

Our 2016/2017 season promises to be one of our best yet! We invite you to join us by purchasing season tickets.

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