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Compelling Theatre · Competitive Training · Christian Artists

The ACU Theatre integrates artistic excellence, spiritual depth, intellectual pursuit and physical soundness to create an environment where exceptional theatre happens and exceptional theatre artists are shaped.

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Freud's Last Session

By Mark St. Germain
Directed by Gary Varner
A Co-Production with Atlanta’s Legacy Theatre

August 13-15, 2015
Fulks Theatre, 7:30 p.m. | Talkback on August 14
Recommended for ages 10 and older
Special discounts for groups of 10 or more!

Don’t miss this return engagement to ACU featuring Mark Smith, artistic director of Legacy Theatre in Atlanta, Ga., and Adam Hester, professor of theatre. Faith and science collide when C.S. Lewis (played by Smith) pays a visit to Sigmund Freud (a role reprised by Hester). Love, sex, death and the existence of God: they’re all up for discussion in Freud’s Last Session, which imagines a late-in-life meeting between the devoutly atheist father of psychoanalysis and the philosophical Christian author-professor. Amidst the ominous sounds of World War II and just weeks before Freud’s death, Freud and Lewis engage in a riveting, tension-filled discourse on life’s most important questions. “Delightful ... a brainy fencing match of Olympic caliber.” – Associated Press

Mary Poppins

Book by Julian Fellowes
Original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
New songs and additional music and lyrics by Geroge Stiles and Anthony Drewe
Co-created by Cameron Mackintosh

October 16-18, 2015
Abilene Civic Center

Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in ACU Theatre’s supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure!

Tickets go on sale August 3rd.

Recent News


  • Brittany Taylor's ('12) play Jars was chosen to be performed in the 2015 Minnesota Shorts Play Festival.
  • Laura (Wetsel) Christoferson ('11) will be in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at Casa Mañana.
  • Seth Womack ('13) was cast in Les Misérables at Casa Mañana.
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Spend a semester in New York City, studying with Broadway professionals and Tony Award-winning instructors. 

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