AACTFest is an inspirational and invigorating festival celebrating the best in American community theatre from across the United States and the U.S. Military overseas. The week-long festival is the culmination of a two-year cycle, during which theatres nationwide earn a place in the top twelve spots. A performance at AACTFest provides a great opportunity to spotlight their hometown theatre on a national stage.

In addition to performances from all the advancing theatres, AACTFest boasts a Youth Theatre Festival featuring six youth companies from the United States and the U.S. Military in Europe, workshops, special speakers and spirited social events. The Gettysburg Hotel on Lincoln Square will be the center of many events and performances will take place next door in Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater at the Jennifer and David LeVan Performing Arts Center. Gettysburg Community Theatre will also be a location for workshops and special events. Special thanks to and Gettysburg Community Theatre for their support.

Individuals can purchase a festival registration providing access to all performances, workshops and events; or purchase tickets for individual performance blocks. Tickets for performance blocks go on sale in May and can be purchased through the Majestic Theater box office.

AACT helps theatres thrive and provides networking, resources, valuable discounts and support for America’s theatres. AACT represents the interests of more than 7,000 theatres across the United States and its territories, as well as theatre companies with the U.S. Military Services overseas.


Majestic Theater

25 Carlisle Street

Gettysburg, PA 17325


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