The American Century Theater is a 501(c)(3) professional
nonprofit theater company whose mission is to promote 20th
century theater as a vital part of our cultural dialogue.
It was founded in 1994 in Arlington, Virginia and performs
in Theatre Two, a "black box" theater at 2700
South Lang Street, Arlington, Virginia. Phone:
[Please do not send mail to this address - it will not
For more information about the theater's mission and
Educational and Outreach Activities
In addition to theatrical enterprises, The American
Century Theater is dedicated to serving the community in a
variety of ways. Drastically reduced
are available for senior citizens, students and non-profit
Subtext, our periodic
newsletter, contains historical, critical, and analytical
features about each production (e-mail us for free
are prepared for each production; post-show discussions
are held for selected productions with directors,
designers and actors.
Because The American Century Theater strives to create
theatrical experiences that entire families can watch,
enjoy and discuss long afterward, and because we believe
that theater should be available to the entire commuity,
maintaining affordable ticket prices is a major objective.
Tickets cost $26-29, $23 for students and seniors. .
Reduced group rates are also available. Subscribers pay
only $104 to $188 for a five-show season, with free
admittance to staged readings.
TACT is also the area's only professional theater that
admits all children free of charge with a paying
adult. We are determined to make theater-going a
family affair again, one that you don't have to be wealthy
to enjoy. Please take advantage of this unique benefit,
and tell your friends.