The American Century Theater

  • VA


3700 South Four Mile Run Drive
United States

About Us

The American Century Theater's mission is to promote 20th century theater as a vital part of our cultural dialog.

  • To revive worthy plays and musicals at risk of being forgotten.
  • To restore, repair and reconstruct works, when missing or incomplete.
  • To translate important American works from other media to the stage.
  • To commission new works that spotlight the intellectual, historical, political and cultural diversity of 20th century America.
  • To share our efforts with interested scholars, teachers, and performers worldwide.
  • To inspire other companies to produce these works by proving they can garner critical praise and engage audiences.
  • To practice the art and business of theater in a courageous, ethical and humane fashion.