Acacia Theatre Company

2011 – 2012 Season: Amazing Grace

Anne of Green Gables

July 13-22, 2012

L.M. Montgomery’s timeless classic, cherished by generations, comes to life in this new awardwinning musical. Follow the adventures of a wildly independent orphan with fiery red hair and a temper to match. Anne Shirley is mistakenly sent to live with a plainspoken farmer and his spinster sister, who thought they were adopting a boy. She wins them and all of Prince Edward Island over with her irrepressible spirit and imagination. Experience this poignant story about love, abundant grace, home and family!

Babette’s Feast

March 16-25, 2012

Artistic and sacred passions unite in this playful and highly theatrical adaptation of Isak Dinesen’s story. Two elderly sisters are the center of an austere Norwegian religious community that that has renounced all worldly pleasures. Into their world comes Babette, a French refugee, who decides to cook a lavish feast to thank them for their kindness to her. The village elders are suspicious of her intentions, but should they resist the indulgent pleasures of Babette’s cooking, or allow themselves to enjoy her gift of grace to them?

Handmaid of the Lord

December 10, 2011

Acacia’s most popular touring show! A unique celebration of God’s greatest gift of grace to humanity – His son Jesus Christ – as seen through the eyes of His very human mother, Mary.

The Miracle Worker

October 21-30, 2011

Blind and deaf since infancy, Helen Keller is trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, until her teacher Annie Sullivan arrives, realizing that there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark silence. Annie leads her bold pupil on a tumultuous journey from fear and isolation to happiness and light. This Tony Award-winning lyrical classic is an amazing story of mutual triumph, courage and hope.