New ACT Artistic Director Makes San Francisco Debut with 'Seascape'

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Edward Albee's "Seascape" plays at American Conservatory Theater January 23–February 17, 2019. (Photo: Kevin Berne)

In Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Edward Albee's "Seascape," a middle-aged couple reflects on their lives during a picnic when they encounter another couple, who are, wait for it, lizards. Enormous talking lizards. We'll talk with new American Conservatory Theater (ACT) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon about why she chose the play for her San Francisco directing debut. We'll also discuss her vision and priorities for ACT, the largest theater company in the Bay Area.


Pam MacKinnon, artistic director, ACT (American Conservatory Theatre)