Acacia Theatre Company

2007 – 2008 Season: Shattering the Darkness

“Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”
Romans 12:21

A Girl, A Mirror and a Magician

December 1 - 9, 2007

A.J., the Animated Illusionist brings the wonder of Christmas to life in a tale for the whole family. A lonely girl finds the ultimate connection through God’s love in this unique blend of theatre, dance and comic illusions that will bring both laughter and tears.

Pride and Prejudice

July 11 – 20, 2008

The wit and romance of Jane Austen’s story come to life in this engaging adaptation. When the independent-minded Elizabeth Bennet meets the enigmatic Mr. Darcy, she is determined not to let her feelings triumph over her own good sense. In a society where class consciousness is everything, is it possible for Darcy and Elizabeth to overcome his pride and her prejudice, to make the best match of all?


May 9 – 18, 2008

The warmly humorous and moving love story of renowned author and theologian C.S. Lewis, and the American poet Joy Davidman. Jack Lewis is comfortable in his untested convictions about God and His plans until Joy and her young son enter his life, and he learns by firsthand experience lessons that before were only academic. This heartfelt drama sheds light on a greater understanding of compassion, love and Lewis.

Blessed Assurance

February 29 – March 9, 2008

In the turbulent Freedom Summer of 1964, Olivia, the cook for the Whitehouse cafe, has shocked her small southern town by marching up the courthouse steps demanding to register to vote. Her choice to stand up for her rights forces those closest to her to confront the hatred, ignorance, and injustice of the town. This powerful drama portrays the quiet heroes of this troubled time trying their best to overcome a world forcing them into difficult decisions.

The Women of Lockerbie

October 26 – November 4, 2007

A family from New Jersey searches for closure from the loss of their son, as the women of Lockerbie, Scotland, cope with the aftermath of the tragic Pan Am 103 plane crash. This emotionally stirring and ultimately uplifting portrayal of the triumph of love over hatred resonates strongly with a powerful message for today’s world.