Production History – MainStage

MainStage

January 1975 – August 1976
Eliot Cycles Parts I – III (Orchestrated reading of the poems of T. S. Eliot)
Murder in the Cathedral, T. S. Eliot
Hay Fever, Noël Coward
Beyond the Fringe, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
Promenade, Al Carmines and Maria Irene Fornes
The Family Reunion, T. S. Eliot
Four Quartets, T. S. Eliot
Bad Habits, Terrence McNally
The Bear, Anton Chekhov
The Drapes Come, Charles Dizenzo
The Long Christmas Dinner, Thorton Wilder
Butley, Simon Gray
A Pound on Demand, Sean O’Casey
The Doodlebug, Max Pearson *
Sweeney Agonistes, T. S. Eliot
The Confidential Clerk, T. S. Eliot
American Primitive, William Gibson
Ernest in Love, Ann Pockriss and Lee Criswell
The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi, Friedrich Durrenmatt

1976-1977
Philoctetes, Sophocles
The Way of the World, William Congreve
Chamber Music, Arthur Kopit
Krapp’s Last Tape, Samuel Beckett
The Lesson, Eugene Ionesco
Leaves, John Meixner *
The Mother, Bertolt Brecht
Tonight at 8:30, Noël Coward
Thieves Carnival, Jean Anouilh

1977-1978
The Cocktail Party, T. S. Eliot
Travesties, Tom Stoppard
Katie, Inc., Alice Mary Killgore and Doug Killgore *
The Dumbwaiter, Harold Pinter
Revue Sketches, Harold Pinter
The Orchestra, Jean Anouilh
A Servant of Two Masters, Carlo Goldoni
Modern Noh Plays, Yukio Mishima
The Grass Harp, Kenward Elmslie and Claibe Richardson, from Truman Capote

1978-1979
The Misanthrope, Molière
The Madman and the Nun, Stanislav Witkiewitz
The Elder Statesman, T. S. Eliot
Marriage, Gogol, translated by John Goodwin *
Women and Men, John Meixner *
Out at Sea, Slowomir Mrozek
Striptease, Slowomir Mrozek
The Lady From Maxim’s, Georges Feydeau
Celebration, Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt

1979-1980
Uncommon Women and Others, Wendy Wasserstein
The Empire Builders, Boris Vian
A Phoenix Too Frequent, Christopher Fry
The Great Nebula in Orion, Lanford Wilson
Trial by Jury, Gilbert and Sullivan
The Merchant of Venice, William Shakespeare
The Circle, Somerset Maugham
The Survival of “Kitty” McDowell, Diana Pascal and Jack Weeks *
Old Times, Harold Pinter

1980-1981
The Quannapowitt Quartet, Israel Horowitz
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Charles Schultz
A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley, adapted from Charles Dickens by Israel Horowitz
The Constant Wife, Somerset Maugham
The First Night of Pygmalion, Richard Huggett
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Tom Stoppard
The Lady from Dubuque, Edward Albee
La Ronde, Arthur Schnitzler
The Club, Eve Merriam

1981-1982
The Dark Lady of the Sonnets, George Bernard Shaw
The Real Inspector Hound, Tom Stoppard
Full Circle, Eric Maria Remarque
A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley, adapted from Charles Dickens by Israel Horowitz
Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare
The Philadelphia Story, Philip Barry
Tintypes, Mary Kyte with M. Marvin and G. Pearle

1982 – 1983
On Approval, Frederic Lonsdale
For the Use of the Hall, Oliver Hailey
Caesar and Cleopatra, George Bernard Shaw
Wings, Arthur Kopit
Working, Studs Terkel, et al.
The Ancestor, Max Pearson *
Mademoiselle Colombe, Jean Anouilh
El Grande de Coca Cola, Diz White, et al.
The Real Inspector Hound, Tom Stoppard

1983-1984
The Art of Dining, Tina Howe
Virginia, Edna O’Brien
Strange Snow, Stephen Metcalfe
Gorey Stories, Edward Gorey, et al.
Wild Oats, John O’Keefe
El Peregrino, Don Sanders **
Rose, Andrew Davies
Cole, music and lyrics by Cole Porter
Outside Edge, Richard Harris

1984-1985
Jumpers, Tom Stoppard
The Voices of Sylvia Plath, created by Joan Karff *
The Lover, Harold Pinter
The Drapes Come, Charles Dizenzo
Tarantara, Tarantara! Ian Taylor
The Actresses, Max Pearson*
It’s a Jungle Out There, Marianne Pendino and Steve Garfinkel **
Little Victories, Lavonne Mueller
A Day Out of Time, Alan Foster Friedman
Herronner, Joann LeQuang *
William Shakespeare Live, Burdette Parks
Museum, Tina Howe

1985-1986
Golddiggers of 1633, Lawrence Hurwitt and Lee Goldsmith
The Member of the Wedding, Carson McCullers
Christmas Times, Max Pearson and Philip Charlton **
Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare
Marat/Sade, Peter Weiss
Everything in the Garden, Edward Albee
Company, George Furth and Stephen Sondheim
On the Verge, Eric Overmeyer
Native Speech, Eric Overmeyer

1986-1987
Frankenstein, adapted by Elaine Gerdine and Jay Julian *
The Real Thing, Tom Stoppard
Christmas Times, Max Pearson and Philip Charlton
Indians, Arthur Kopit
Much Ado About Nothing, William Shakespeare
Uncommon Women and Others, Wendy Wasserstein
What a Night! Elaine Gerdine and Thomas Benjamin, adapted from the farce by Georges Feydeau **
”Be My Guest” with Irving Mittelman, Steve Garfinkel, et al.*
The Trust, Doug Killgore *

1987-1988
Quilters, Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek
It’s Only a Play, Terrence McNally
Dear Irina, Rosellen Brown and Marvin Hoffman *
Oscar’s Song, created by Neal Badders **
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, adapted by Rebecca Udden *
Nora, Emillio Caballido, translated by Don Sanders*
How to Say Goodbye, Mary Gallagher
Working, Studs Terkel, et al.
The Trust, Doug Killgore

1988-1989
The Lady’s Not for Burning, Christopher Fry
¿De Donde?, Mary Gallagher *
She Loves Me!, Masterhoff, Harnick and Bock
The Imaginary Invalid, Molière
The Cabal of Hypocrites, M. Bulgakov
Wilde West, Charles Marowitz *
Sherlock’s Last Case, Charles Marowitz
The Trust, by Doug Killgore
Something More, M. I. Malkin and B. Carroll **

1989-1990
Fanny, Joshua Logan, S. N. Behrman and Harold Rome
A Scrap of Paper, Victorien Sardou
Chocolate Cake, Mary Gallagher
The Art of Self-Defense, Trish Johnson
The Constant Wife, Somerset Maugham
The Last of the Menu Girls, Denise Chavez *
Working, Studs Terkel, et al
Tainted Blood, Tom Jacobson *
The Trust, Doug Killgore

* Denotes world premiere of original play
** Denotes world premiere of original musical

1990 – 1991

The Lucky Chance, Aphra Behn
Rain, Some Fish, No Elephants, Y. York
King Lear, William Shakespeare
Serious Money, Caryl Churchill
Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler
Gunmetal Blues, Scott Wentworth, Craig Bohmler and Marion Adler

1991 – 1992

Old Doves, W. M. Whitehead *
Major Barbara, George Bernard Shaw
Toad of Toad Hall, Kenneth Grahame, adapted by A. A. Milne
Burn This, Lanford Wilson
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare
Rebecca, Daphne duMaurier
The Trust, Doug Killgore

1992 – 1993

The Heidi Chronicles, Wendy Wasserstein
Tainted Blood, Tom Jacobson
The Tempest, William Shakespeare
Our Country’s Good, Timberlake Wertenbaker
Flora, the Red Menace, John Kander and Fred Ebb
Rough Crossing, Tom Stoppard
The Attitude Club, Marianne Pendino **

1993 – 1994

A Piece of My Heart, Shirley Lauro
Chekhov in Yalta, John Driver and Jeffrey Haddow
Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare
La Nona, Roberto Cossa
The Triumph of Love, Marivaux, adapted by Stephen Wadsworth
Into the Woods, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine
The Crucifer of Blood, Paul Giovanni
Red Scare on Sunset, Charles Busch

1994 – 1995

Joined at the Head, Catherine Butterfield
Miss Lulu Bett, Zona Gale
Oedipus the King, Sophocles
Vincent, Leonard Nimoy
The Wonder: A Woman Keeps a Secret!, Susana Centlivre
Sunday in the Park with George, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine
Waiting for a Kiss, by Tim Powers and Kim Powers

1995 – 1996

A Perfect Ganesh, Terrence McNally
The Solid Gold Cadillac, George Kaufman and Howard Teichman
With and Without, Jeffrey Sweet
Marisol, Jose Rivera
The Secret Garden, Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, adapted by Rebecca Udden
Misalliance, by George Bernard Shaw
The Drums of Sweetwater, Thomas Meloncon *
The Mask of Moriarty, Hugh Leonard

1996 – 1997

Arcadia, Tom Stoppard
Mary, Mary, Jean Kerr
An Ideal Husband, Oscar Wilde
Someone Who’ll Watch over Me, Frank McGuinness
The Miser, Molière
Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov
The Member of the Wedding, Carson McCullers
Six Degrees of Separation, John Guare
Of Thee I Sing, George and Ira Gershwin
Out of This World, Cole Porter
Falsettoland, William Finn and James Lapine
The Woman in Black, Stephen Mallatratt, based on the book by Susan Hill

1997 – 1998

Hapgood, Tom Stoppard
The Quadroon Ball, Damon Wright
Good Housekeeping, William McLeery
An Enemy of the People, Henrik Ibsen
The Witlings, Francis Burney
A Festival of One-Act Plays (The Virtuous Burglar – Dario Fo, Trifles – Susan Glaspell and Enough is Enough, Protais Asseng)
The Sisters Rosensweig, Wendy Wasserstein
Happily Here After, Marianne Pendino and Jane Seger **
Hay Fever, Noel Coward

1998 – 1999

An American Daughter, Wendy Wasserstein
Stonewall Jackson’s House, Jonathan Reynolds
My Three Angels, Sam and Bella Spewak
Leave it to Jane, Jerome Kern and P. G. Wodehouse
Watch on the Rhine, Lillian Hellman
Othello, William Shakespeare
Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Dario Fo
Nine, Arthur Kopit and Maury Yeston
Northanger Abbey, adapted from Jane Austen by Matthew Francis
The Trust, Doug Killgore
Blithe Spirit, Noel Coward

1999 – 2000

Indian Ink, Tom Stoppard
Deep Down, Doug Grissom
Oh, Kay!, George and Ira Gershwin, P. G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton
State of the Union, Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse
Jubilee, Cole Porter and Moss Hart
Defying Gravity, Jane Anderson
The Chemistry of Change, Marlane Meyer
The Voysey Inheritance, Harley Granville-Barker

* Denotes world premiere of original play
** Denotes world premiere of original musical
*** Denotes world premiere of English-language adaptation

2000 – 2001

The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Alfred Uhry
The Countess, Gregory Murphy
Ben Bagley’s The Decline and Fall of the Entire World as Seen Through the Eyes of Cole Porter
Full Bloom, Suzanne Bradbeer
Eating Crow, Eugene Labiche
Lady in the Dark, Kurt Weill and Moss Hart
Night and Day, Tom Stoppard

2001 – 2002

Betrayal, Harold Pinter
June Moon, George S. Kaufman in collaboration with Ring Lardner
Call Me Madam, Irving Berlin
An Experiment With An Air Pump, Shelagh Stephenson
The Misanthrope, Molière
On Approval, Frederick Lonsdale
Li’l Abner, Johnny Mercer & Gene de Paul
The Three-Cornered Hat, book by Young Smith, music and lyrics by Bob Beare

2002 – 2003

The Laws of Storms, Thomas Meloncon
Over the River and through the Woods, Joe DiPietro
Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, production conception, English lyrics & additional material by Eric Blau & Mort Shuman, based on Brel’s lyrics & commentary, music by Jacques Brel
Little Foxes, Lillian Hellman
The Weir, Conor McPherson
The Women, Claire Booth Luce

2003 – 2004

James Joyce’s The Dead, adapted by Richard Nelson, music by Shaun Davey
Oh, Boy!, music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by P. G. Wodehouse, book by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse
Copenhagen, Michael Frayn
Theophilus North, Matthew Burnett, based on the novel by Thornton Wilder
In the Garden of Live Flowers, Attilio Favorini and Lynne Connor
Suburb, book by David Javerbaum and Robert S. Cohen, music by Robert S. Cohen, lyrics by David Javerbaum
Seussical, music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss

2004 – 2005

The Rice, Jeff Millar *
Comic Potential, Alan Ayckbourn
Promises, Promises, book by Neil Simon, lyrics and music by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Somebody’s Sons, Talaya Delaney *
Morning Star, Sylvia Regan
On the Razzle, Tom Stoppard

2005 – 2006

An Empty Plate in the Café du Grand Boeuf, Michael Hollinger
Margin for Error, Clare Boothe
Pardon My English, George & Ira Gershwin, libretto by David Ives
Wondergirl, Rutherford Cravens *
Ouroboros, Tom Jacobson
What The Butler Saw, Joe Orton

2006 – 2007

Intimate Apparel, Lynn Nottage
Poor Richard, Jean Kerr
Urinetown, The Musical, Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollmann, book & lyrics by Greg Kotis
Homebody/Kabul, Tony Kushner
Anna in the Tropics, Nilo Cruz
Mr. Pim Passes By, A.A. Milne

2007 – 2008

The Best Man, Gore Vidal
The Busy World Is Hushed, Keith Bunin
Mr. Pim Passes By, A.A. Milne
Caroline, or Change, book and lyrics by Tony Kushner, music by Jeanine Tesori
Translations, Brian Friel
Present Laughter, Noël Coward

2008 – 2009

Third, Wendy Wasserstein
…and L.A. Is Burning, Y York *
But Not Goodbye, George Seaton
The Light in the Piazza, book by Craig Lucas, music and lyrics by Adam Guettel
The Pie Dialogues, Joseph Lauinger *
Awake and Sing!, Clifford Odets

2009 – 2010

The House of the Spirits, adapted from the novel by Isabel Allende by Caridad Svich ***
The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Alfred Uhry
Master Class, Terrence McNally
Machinal, Sophie Treadwell
A Number, Caryl Churchill
Driftwood, Lans Traverse *
Arcadia, Tom Stoppard

* Denotes world premiere of original play
** Denotes world premiere of original musical

2010 – 2011

The Doctor’s Dilemma, George Bernard Shaw
Breakfast at Eight, Thomas Hagemann *
The Heidi Chronicles, Wendy Wasserstein
A Catered Affair, book by Harvey Fierstein, music and lyrics by John Bucchino
The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion
Or, Liz Duffy Adams
This, Melissa James Gibson
I Am Barbie, Walton Beacham *
Blithe Spirit, Noël Coward

2011 – 2012

Woof, Y York *
Cakewalk, Nalsey Tinberg *
The Coast of Utopia: Voyage, Tom Stoppard
The Coast of Utopia: Shipwreck, Tom Stoppard
The Coast of Utopia: Salvage, Tom Stoppard
Richard III, William Shakespeare
My Wonderful Day, Alan Ayckbourn
Dog Act, Liz Duffy Adams
Red Hot Patriot, Margaret Engel and Allison Engel

2012 – 2013

Life is a Dream, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, translated and adapted by Nilo Cruz
Love Goes to Press, Martha Gellhorn and Virginia Cowles
Memory House, Kathleen Tolan
Henry V, William Shakespeare, Co-Production with Prague Shakespeare Company
Close Up Space, Molly Meltzer

2013 – 2014

The Real Thing, Tom Stoppard
A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration, Paula Vogel, Music by Daryl Waters
Into the Woods, Book by James Lapine, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Time Stands Still, Donald Margulies
Heartbreak House, George Bernard Shaw
Bethany, Laura Marks

2014 – 2015

Peace In Our Time, Noël Coward
Putting It Together: A Musical Revue, Stephen Sondheim
2015 – 2016

Silent Sky, Lauren Gunderson
Love and Information, Caryl Churchill
1946, Thomas Hagemann *
Working, Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, from the book by Studs Terkel
Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare
Venus in Fur, David Ives

2016 – 2017

The Revolutionists, Lauren Gunderson
Wolf Hall, based on the novels by Hilary Mantlel, adapted for the stage by Mike Poulton
Copenhagen, Michael Frayn
Grand Concourse, Heidi Shreck
Native Gardens, Karen Zakarias
Much Ado About Nothing, William Shakespeare
The Last Wife, Kate Hennig

2017 – 2018

Enemies, Maxim Gorky
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon
Men on Boats, Jaclyn Backhaus
Daisy, Sean Devine
Daddy Long Legs, based on the novel by Jean Webster, music and lyrics by Paul Gordon,
book by John Caird
Buyer & Cellar, Jonathan TolinsIves

2018 – 2019

The Book of Will, Lauren Gunderson
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon
The Secretary, Kyle John Schmidt
The Weir, Conor McPherson
Relatively Speaking, Alan Ayckbourn
Private Lives, Noël Coward