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

The Pillowman
March 2-17, 2018
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.

Upcoming Production: The Pillowman

ACT 1 proudly announces its third production of the 2017/2018 season, The Pillowman, running March 2-17, 2018. Get your tickets now!

Audition Notice: The Little Foxes

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

Now accepting director submissions for next season

We are currently accepting submissions from directors for our next season. The deadline is March 11th. You can find all the requirements on our Director Submissions 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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