Actors Civic Theater

Quality theater in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Past Productions 2014

 ACT @ Pittsburgh New Works Festival



  Thursday, Sept. 18 - Saturday, Sept. 27





A tour is being given to the audience by a doctor and several super hero students reveal themselves and their super hero problems with an interesting twist at the end.







James Critchfield

(ACT's Executive & Artistic Director) 


Mary Chess Randolph


Stage Manager

Michele Lee Betts


Visual Arts Director

(And Character Drawings by)

Matthew Critchfield



Gerald Homme




 The Doctor

 Sundiata Rice


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Captain Cosmic


Michael Shahen


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Mrs. Evelyn Cosmic


Ashante Barry


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Balloon Boy


Andy Coleman

(Nominated for Best Supporting Actor, 2014) 


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The Magician


Brian Edward


This production was performed in

"Program C." PNWF, 2014

which had this schedule:  

Thursday, September 18 @ 8pm

Saturday, September 20 @ 5pm

Sunday, September 21 @ 2pm

Friday, September 26 @ 8pm

Saturday, September 27 @ 8pm



Tom Cavanaugh: (Playwright) received his M.F.A. in Playwriting from the Actors Studio Drama School in New York City. His full length play BEHOLD was a 2010 finalist in the New American Playwrights Development Program at the Utah Shakespearean Festival and was one of three winners of the 2011 Pickering Award for Excellence in Playwriting. His one act play, WONDER won the Irene Bashore Award for Playwriting from Firstage Los Angeles. Tom’s full length play ADAM & YOSHI is a finalist in The 2nd Annual McKinney Repertory Theatre New Play Competition in McKinney, Texas, one of three finalists for the 2013 New American Playwrights Development Program at the Utah Shakespearean Festival and won the 2012 Make the House Roar Prize for Comic Plays at the Lionheart Theater in Georgia. Tom’s screenplay THE WILDERNESS  TREATMENT won an Honorable Mention at the 2012 Movie Awards and was a finalist at the 2013 Beverly Hills Film Festival.


Pittsburgh New Works Festival, 2014 


Off The Wall Theater

(New name... The Carnegie Theatre)

25 West Main Street

Carnegie, PA. 15106


Pgh. New Works Phone:

(412) 944-2NEW (2639) 

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