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The nuts and bolts of Play in the Woods. Learn more about our past, our future, our people and how to make your trip to APT comfortable and enjoyable. 

Come Play in the Woods

American Players Theatre is a professional theater located just outside Spring Green, Wisconsin. Situated on 110 acres of hilly woods and meadows, APT boasts two theater spaces, an 1140-seat outdoor amphitheater and the 200-seat indoor Touchstone Theatre. From June through October, APT produces eight plays in rotating repertory – five Up the Hill and three in the Touchstone Theatre.

Central to APT’s mission is a commitment to making these great works accessible to as wide and varied an audience as possible as well as educating younger generations in the joys of these classic plays.

With annual attendance of over 100,000 and an annual budget in excess of $5 million, APT ranks as the country’s second largest outdoor theater devoted to the classics.


Meet the people behind the plays.


Get in touch with our roots


Like it here? Make it your job!


How and where to audition for APT.


A few of our favorite things.

Rental Information

Rent the Touchstone Theatre.

Annual Financial Audits

APT audit reports and 990s.



Help keep APT vibrant.
Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates

The perfect gift for your APT-lover
Winter Words

Winter Words

Let us read to you