Chris Evans takes part in ribbon cutting ceremony as he helps dedicate the new location of his youth theater company alongside mother Lisa
He may be a bona fide Hollywood star now.
But that doesn't mean Chris Evans has forgotten about the youth theater company he got his start at.
On Saturday, Chris, 38, returned to his native Massachusetts to help dedicate the permanent new home of the Concord Youth Theatre alongside his mother, Lisa.
Captain America actor Chris Evans returned to his native Massachusetts this weekend to help dedicate the new home of a youth theater company where as a youngster he honed his acting skills
It is the same theater Chris began honing his craft at age nine, years before becoming the Hollywood star he is today.
Aside from his own personal connection, the theater is close to his heart for another big reason - Chris' mother, Lisa, currently serves as the theater's directer.
The actor wore a Boston Red Sox hat, smart blue sweater, and brown slacks as he helped cut the ribbon at the Concord Youth Theatre's new permanent home.
He said the theater was 'a place to feel safe and take risks and explore what would ultimately be my career,' according to the AP.
Let's do this! Faith couldn't have looked any more proud as she took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony
Proud: Evans was just nine-years-old when he began performing at the theater
Aww! Evans poses for a picture with Daisy Crane, a former board member of the Concord Youth Theatre who worked with Evans when he acted in CYT productions as a teenager
For the last few years, the theater has been operating out of multiple different venues, so Saturday marked a major reason to celebrate, according to CBS Boston.
Faith was on the verge of tears as she described the role the theater played in the lives of her own children.
'It means everything as a mother knowing what this place did for my children, and to watch it continue for generations to come. I hope,' she said.
Say cheese! Chris Evans strikes a pose with Sophia Benoit, 16, of Concord, Mass., during a tour of the new home of the Concord Youth Theatre in Concord, Mass
Family man: The actor hugs his niece and nephews Ethan, 10, Stella, 6, and Miles, 5, DuBray of Sudbury, Mass., after taking part in the dedication of the new home of the Concord Youth Theatre, in Concord, Mass
The new building has seating for more than 200. Concord Youth Theatre will debut its new space with Godspell this week.
As for Chris, the actor is currently filming the TV series, Defending Jacob.
Fans may have caught him on the big screen as Captain America in this year's, Avengers: Endgame.
Giving back: Young fans of Captain America watch as actor Chris Evans takes part in the dedication of the Concord Youth Theatre's new home in Concord, Mass
Practice makes perfect! After Evans drove off, teenagers were back to work rehearsing for Godspell
Hometown hero: Fans may have caught him on the big screen as Captain America in this year's, Avengers: Endgame