ACT Now!

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ACT Now! brings Seattle’s acclaimed ACT – A Contemporary Theatre direct to you. Go backstage, behind the scenes and beyond the book as Artistic Director John Langs showcases the exceptional actors, playwrights, composers and makers from the groundbreaking theater, where artistic ambition and civic engagement unite and where the power of theater expands our collective understanding of community and our own humanity.

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John Langs has served as Artistic Director since 2016. He joined ACT in 2013 as Associate Artistic Director.

Some of his favorite directing credits include The Shaggs Philosophy of the World (Los Angeles Drama Critic Circle Award for Best Original Musical), and Brothers Karamazov (seven LADCC Awards including Best Production of the year and Best Direction) and directing Kurt Beattie in King Lear.

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4: Page to Stage: Inside the director's brain with John Langs - Part 2

In part two of our in depth conversation with ACT Theatre Artistic Director John Langs, John details his biggest hits and misses, the importance and future of ACT in our community and more.

3: Page to Stage: Inside the director's brain with John Langs - Part 1

How does a play go from the page to the stage? Go behind the scenes and inside the brain of ACT Artistic Director John Langs for an exclusive look at the making of a director and a production.

2: All Out Of F****S! Turning a gruesome true-life tale into toe-tapping theatrical brilliance

If you’re all out of F****S, this is the podcast for you. From the true life tabloids to the stage, go behind the scenes of Chilifinger: The Musical! – the brilliant, twisted new musical co-production of ACT Theatre and 5th Avenue Theater set to debut in 2021.