American Repertory Theatre

the American Repertory Theatre '13 Pippin Ensemble

American Repertory Theatre ’13 Pippin Ensemble Photo Michael J. Lutch

About the American Repertory Theatre

The American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T.) is dedicated to performing American plays with their own refreshing interpretations as well as new innovative shows that keep the audiences coming back for more. It is a famous place in Cambridge for both its outstanding casts and crew and their amazing work in the many theater events they produce.

Video Preview of the American Repertory Theatre

To take a sneak peek into the talent that is the talented performers at the A.R.T., watch the video below!

History of the American Repertory Theatre

The A.R.T. was founded in 1980, and has performed in 83 cities domestically as well as 16 foreign countries.

The American Repertory Theatre is the only non-profit theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts (and in the U.S., for that matter) that maintains a resident acting company together with an international training conservatory.

A scene from The Tempest with Nate Dendy, Tom Nelis, Charlotte Graham Photo by Evgenia Eliseeva

A scene from The Tempest with Nate Dendy, Tom Nelis, Charlotte Graham. Photo by Evgenia Eliseeva

Awards & Prizes

The A.R.T. has garnered many national awards including The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award. In addition, Time Magazine also named the A.R.T. one of the top three regional theaters in the country.

In addition to devotion to entertainment, the A.R.T. also has an enthusiasm for education. The theatre has an association with Harvard University, offering many undergraduate courses in theater.

The A.R.T. also provides a 2-year graduate program through the Moscow Art Theater School.

A scene from The Galss Menagerie, with Zachary Quinto and Cherry Jones Photo Michael J. Lutch

A scene from The Glass Menagerie, with Zachary Quinto and Cherry Jones/ Photo Michael J. Lutch

The A.R.T. has two main theatres, Harvard’s Loeb Drama Center and the Oberon. Loeb Drama Center is the main stage for the A.R.T. and larger of the two theaters, seating 540 guests.

Loeb Drama Center also includes an experimental theater and black box for the A.R.T.’s Institute for Advanced Theater Training. Oberon is the second stage for the A.R.T., which often times showcases local performers and developing artists in addition to the A.R.T.’s acclaimed shows.

Map & Directions

The theatre is a short distance from the Harvard Square Station T stop on the Red Line. The A.R.T. can also be accessed by car via Mt. Auburn Street and Brattle Street.

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