1980 – 1981


MAINSTAGE

AMERICAN BUFFALO
TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By David Mamet
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

WAITING FOR GODOT
By Samuel Beckett
Directed by Donald Howarth
Set Design by Donald Howarth
Costume Design by Donald Howarth
Lighting Design by Jamie Gallagher

THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON
By James M. Barrie
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by Steven Rubin
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

ROMEO AND JULIET
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Barry Davis
Set Design by David Gropman
Costume Design by J. Allen Highfill
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson
Composer Thomas Fay

BODIES
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By James Saunders
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by Karl Eigsti
Costume Design by Rachel Kurland
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

A LIFE
By Hugh Leonard
Directed by Bill Ludel
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

STAGE II

SOLOMON’S CHILD
WORLD PREMIERE, TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Tom Dulack
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

CLOSE TIES
By Elizabeth Diggs
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

PLAYREADINGS

TOTAL RECALL
By Martin Halpern

SPLENDID REBELS
By Ernest Joselovitz

JOHNNY BULL
By Kathleen Betsko

DEROS ON THE FUNNY FARM
By Michael Shannon

ALTERATIONS
By Leigh Curran

TEN CENTS ON THE DOLLAR
By Elizabeth Karp

NATIONAL TOUR PRODUCTIONS

THE LION IN WINTER
By James Goldman

PRIVATE LIVES
By Noel Coward

 

1981 – 1982

MAINSTAGE

A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG 
By Peter Nichols
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE 
TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Arthur Miller
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
1983 Tony Award nominations: Best Reproduction, Best Actor – Tony Lo Bianco

THE WORKROOM (L’ATELIER) 
By Jean-Claude Grumberg
Translated by Tom Kempinski
Directed by Nancy Meckler
Set Design by David Jenkins
Costume Design by Carol Oditz
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

THE DOCTOR’S DILEMMA 
By George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by Steven Rubin
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

ETHAN FROME 
By Edith Wharton
Adapted by O. Davis/D. Davis
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Rachel Kurland
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

THE FRONT PAGE 
By Hecht and MacArthur
Directed by Harris Yulin
Set Design by John Jensen
Costume Design by Ann Roth
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

MOLLY
By Simon Gray
Directed by Stephen Hollis
Set Design by Andrew Jackness
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

STAGE II

THIS STORY OF YOURS
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By John Hopkins
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Geoffrey T. Cunningham

LAKEBOAT 
By David Mamet
Directed by John Dillon
Set Design by Laura Maurer
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Jamie Gallagher

THE CARMONE BROTHERS ITALIAN FOOD PRODUCTS CORPORATION’S ANNUAL PASTA PAGEANT
WORLD PREMIERE
By Tom Griffin
Directed by William Ludel
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Linda Fisher
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

 

1982 – 1983

MAINSTAGE

OPEN ADMISSIONS
WORLD PREMIERE
By Shirley Lauro
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by A. Roth/G. Jones
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

HOLIDAY 
By Philip Barry
Directed by John Pasquin
Set Design by Steven Rubin
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

ANOTHER COUNTRY
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Julian Mitchell
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Pat Collins

THE GUARDSMAN
By Ferenc Molnar
Adapted by Colbron and Bartsch
Directed by Harris Yulin
Set Design by John Conklin
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting Design by Jamie Gallagher

PAL JOEY
Book by John O’Hara
Composer Richard Rodgers
Lyricist Lorenz Hart
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by John Conklin
Costume Design by Robert Wojewodski
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson
Conductor Tom Fay

THE CHERRY ORCHARD 
By Anton Chekhov
Adapted by Jean-Claude van Itallie
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by John Jensen
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson
Composer Thomas Fay

STAGE II

2 BY A.M. (ELEGY FOR A LADY & SOME KIND OF LOVE STORY) 
WORLD PREMIERE
By Arthur Miller
Directed by Arthur Miller
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
Composer Stanley Silverman

QUARTERMAINE’S TERMS
AMERICAN PREMIERE, TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Simon Gray
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by David Jenkins
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Pat Collins
Obie Award for Ensemble Performance

LADY AND THE CLARINET 
TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Michael Cristofer
Directed by Gordon Davidson
Set Design by Michael H. Yeargan
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting Design by Paul Gallo
Composer Stanley Silverman

FREE AND CLEAR
WORLD PREMIERE
By Robert Anderson
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Karl Eigsti
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

 

1983 – 1984


MAINSTAGE

THE HOSTAGE
By Brendan Behan
Directed by Joseph Maher
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
Conductor Deborah Lapidus

ACCENT ON YOUTH 
By Samson Raphaelson
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by David Jenkins
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Pat Collins
Composer Tom Fay

REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT 
WORLD PREMIERE, TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Rod Serling
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
Composer Thomas Fay

HOMESTEADERS
By Nina Shengold
Directed by John Pasquin
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by Linda Fisher
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

THE BATHERS 
WORLD PREMIERE
By Victor Steinbach
Directed by Steven Robman
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Natasha Landau
Lighting Design by Pat Collins

UNDER THE ILEX
By Clyde Talmage
Directed by Charles Nelson Reilly
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Noel Taylor
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
Composer David Fox

STAGE II

NOT QUITE JERUSALEM
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Paul Kember
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by Andrew Jackness
Costume Design by William Ivey Long
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

SHIVAREE
By William Mastrosimone
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
Set Design by Robert Dahlstrom
Costume Design by Sally Richardson
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

 

1984 – 1985

MAINSTAGE 

TOBACCO ROAD 
By Jack Kirkland
From the novel by Erskine Caldwell
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

OLIVER OLIVER
By Paul Osborn
Directed by Vivian Matalon
Set Design by Tom Schwinn
Costume Design by Linda Fisher
Lighting Design by John Hastings

THE COMMON PURSUIT
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Simon Gray
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by David Jenkins
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Pat Collins

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF 
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Edward Gilbert
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

ALBERT HERRING 
By Benjamin Britten
Adapted from short story by Guy de Maupassant
Composer Benjamin Britten
Lyricist Eric Crozier
Vocal Score by Henry Boys
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
Conductor Murry Sidlin

STAGE II

RAINSNAKES
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Per Olov Enquist
Translated by Harry G. Carlson
Directed by Jose Quintero
Set Design by John Lee Beatty
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

BLUE WINDOW 
By Craig Lucas
Directed by Norman Rene
Set Design by Loy Arcenas
Costume Design by Walker Hicklin
Lighting Design by Debra J. Kletter

BULLIE’S HOUSE 
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Thomas Keneally with Irvin S. Bauer
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

PLAYREADINGS

MARTIN NIGHT
By Joshua Goldstein

BROTHERS
By Samuel Shem

CATHERINE
By Tom Dulack

SUNSET DESIRE
By Cleo Neiman

GARDENS OF LIGHT
By Jim Macak

A SOLO FOR TWO VOICES
By Thomas Delaney