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Address: 2219 Freedom Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208
Phone Number:
+1 704-342-2251
14:30 - 16:00
Closed now
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Sun 14:30 - 16:00
Wed - Thu 07:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 20:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Welcome to Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, your entertainment destination for...

Welcome to Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, your entertainment destination for bold, engaging and innovative new plays in Uptown Charlotte. ATC has become known throughout the Carolinas as the place to see the best and brightest new plays from across the country. Our mission is to connect with people through the presentation of bold and innovative new works by contemporary playwrights. We are the region's leading professional theatre dedicated to this mission. We are currently celebrating our 28th Season and are proud and excited to call so many folks in Charlotte and the surrounding area our friends. Thanks to everyone for helping us make it to 28. Come on down and celebrate theatre with us. you will be glad you did.

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Intimate Theatre

Lounge area and concessions greet you at the door. The theatre itself is small and intimate with a large stage and great sound. There is not a bad seat in the house. Thoroughly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 March 2016
Robin M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Lounge area and concessions greet you at the door. The theatre itself is small and intimate with a large stage and great sound. There is not a bad seat in the house. Thoroughly enjoyed our experience!

Thank Robin M
Matthews, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Worst play I have ever seen and that includes all the high school plays. There has to be more talent in Charlotte than what we saw tonight. We actually left at intermission because it was just too painful to sit through another hour!!

Thank Onetimerockstar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I've enjoyed the Actors Theatre of Charlotte for quite a while now. I am surprised that there are not more reviews of this place. In fact, I just added the first photos that this place has had on TripAdvisor. The theater location is very convenient. you are able to purchase alcoholic drinks and snacks for the show. The lobby is... More 

3 Thank Kevin M
Matthews, North Carolina
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

My husband and I always enjoy coming to the Actor's Theatre and have seen a variety of shows there. We love the easy parking, the laid-back atmosphere, and the fact that we can bring our drinks (they do take debit cards for drinks now) into the theater. Although it's general admission, we've never had a difficult time finding seats for... More 

Thank Elizabeth C
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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241 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

This theatre is just down the road from the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Check the schedule before you make the trip to Charlotte for what is playing because this is really a theatre worth checking. It only seats 187 general admission. We saw Cougar so if you plan on taking children check or call what the play is about. People... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

Went to see "The Great American Trailer Park Musical". The show was awesome - very well produced and I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. My bar drink, while pricey, was ...generous, to say the least. It lasted the entire show! :) We will definitely be back - we had a wonderful time and felt very... More 

2 Thank Starminder
charlotte, nc
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112 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

This is what live theater should be. Really good professional productions in an intimate setting- Have seen both their plays this summer- both excellent, especially River City which ranks among the best plays I ever saw anywhere, including Broadway and London.

1 Thank trip atkins
Chip D, Manager at Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review, and more importantly for taking the time to attend our productions! We will continue to work hard to make the time you invest in Actor's Theatre fun, challenging and rewarding. We look forward to making your next visit a great one. More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

This small and very intimate is the perfect place to see a play, up close and personal. We say River City by Diana Grisanti. While the play was good, it seemed to suffer from too much set on too small a stage. That's the Director's fault, not Actor's Theatre, but it did strain the story. I liked the venue, wished... More 

1 Thank BeemerScreamer
Huntersville, North Carolina
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

I've been a flex pass holder for 6 years now and it is one of the best deals in Charlotte. This small theatre puts on some great productions - in a great, small & intimate theatre. The flex pass allows you to pick the date you want to attend as each production occurs - I've seen some amazing productions and... More 

1 Thank LvsChagall
Chip D, Artistic Director at Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review. Everyone here on staff works hard to bring exciting, professional new works to the Charlotte area. We are honored and fortunate to have such loyal and devoted patrons as yourself. You keep spreading the word and we will keep working hard to make you proud. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

I'm always impressed with the talent, but truthfully, I usually like about one, maybe two shows a year, although I go to most of them. The shows are often weird, and I leave the playhouse scratching my head. This place has enormous potential. I love the cozy atmosphere, and again, I'm always impressed with the acting, just not the content.... More 

Thank Rhonda C

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