'Fifth of July' is ACT 1's current production.

Fifth of July
March 6-14, 2015
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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-sixth 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.


Audition Notice: Take Me Out

ACT 1 announces auditions for its next production of the 2014/2015 season, Take Me Out. For more information, please visit our Auditions page.

Current Production: Fifth of July

ACT 1 proudly announces its third production of the 2014/2015 season, Lanford Wilson's Fifth of July, running March 6-14. Tickets are available thru TicketsNashville.com.


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