Welcome to The A.C.T.

We are a unique non-profit cooperative theater for children and teens in grades K - 12. Our mission is to foster creativity and self-confidence in our actors as they develop and improve their skills in various areas of the performing arts.
Corona Virus Update

Due to the current health crisis, we have been left with no option but to cancel our spring performances of Willy Wonka Kids and High School Musical Jr. We will update our site with information about our fall shows as soon as it is available. 


Spring 2020
(Grades K-5th)*

*Please check your school's Merrowvista dates before registering. 
Words and Music by
Leslie Bricussse and  Anthony Newly
 
Adapted for the Stage by
Leslie Bricusse and Timothy A. McDonald
 
Based on the book
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
by Roald Dahl
A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!
 The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.
A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!
 The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder, in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka KIDS is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!

 The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!

 The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.

Auditions:*
Acton Congregational Church
Saturday, February 1, 2020
9:00am-12:00pm
(Please let us know if you have an audition conflict)

Performances:*
R. J. Grey Jr. High School
Friday, May 1, 2020
Saturday, May 2, 2020
*Dates, times and location subject to change

(Grades 5th-HS)*

*Please check your school's Merrowvista dates before registering.
Book by
DAVID SIMPATICO
 
Based on a Disney Channel Original Movie Written by
Peter Barsocchini
 
Songs by
Matthew Gerrard & Robbie Nevil
Ray Cham, Greg Cham & Andrew Seeley
Randy Petersen & Kevin Quinn
Andy Dodd & Adam Watts
Bryan Louiselle
David N. Lawrence & Faye Greenberg
Jamie Houston
 
Music Adapted, Arranged and Produced by
Bryan Louiselle
Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical comes to life on your stage in Disney’s High School Musical JR. Now updated to the convenient binder version! Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extra curricular activities. The show’s infectious, danceable songs are sure to engage performers and audiences alike.
Auditions:*
Acton Congregational Church
Sunday, February 9, 2020
11:00am-2:00pm

(Please let us know if you have an audition conflict)

Performances:*
R. J. Grey Jr. High School
Saturday, May 9, 2020
*Dates, times and location subject to change

Theater Enrichment Program


The A.C.T. is proud to offer a theater enrichment program. As part of the program, The A.C.T. will organize outings to local shows presented by the Acton Boxborough Regional Schools and to family-friendly Broadway shows at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester, MA. As a proud member of the Hanover Theatre's Franklin Square Society, The A.C.T. is also thrilled to offer cast families the ability to purchase discounted premier tickets to all shows and events in their 2019/2020season! 



Friends of The A.C.T. 

Proud member of the Fraklin Square Society

Hanover Theater

Proud member of EMACT
Eastern Massachusetts Association of Community Theatres

Proud Member of

Stage Source

Proud member of CBACT
Consortium of Boston Area Children's Theaters