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American Century Theater

2700 South Lang Street
703-998-4555

Mission Statement

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.


American Century Theater is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media