1985 – 1986


MAINSTAGE

PARIS BOUND 
By Philip Barry
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by Steven Rubin
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson
Composer Thomas Fay

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By David Pownall
Based on the novel by Jane Austen
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by John Conklin
Costume Design by Dunya Ramicova
Lighting Design by Pat Collins

THE NORMAL HEART 
By Larry Kramer
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by D. Martyn Bookwalter
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

THE GLASS MENAGERIE 
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Nikos Psacharopoulos
Set Design by Andrew Jackness
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Pat Collins

LOST IN THE STARS 
By Anderson and Weill
Based on the novel CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY by Alan Paton
Composer Kurt Weill
Lyricist Maxwell Anderson
Conductor Tom Fay
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

STAGE II

CRYSTAL CLEAR 
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Phil Young
Directed by Phil Young
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Linda Fisher
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

FUGUE
WORLD PREMIERE
By Leonora Thuna
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by David Jenkins
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

WORKSHOPS

Unit Set Design by Hugh Landwehr

A GRAND ROMANCE
By David Wiltse
Directed by Josephine R. Abady

MARTIN NIGHT
By Joshua Goldstein
Directed by Steven Robman

BRIGHT WINGS
By Tom Dulack
Directed by Dan Bonnell

SUNDAY’S CHILD
By Loren-Paul Caplin
Directed by Amy Saltz

PLAYREADINGS

THE DOWNTOWN GUN CLUB 
by Paavo Tammi

ANOTHER ANTIGONE 
by A.R. Gurney Jr.

CARRYING SCHOOL CHILDREN
by Thomas Babe

ADVENTURES IN THE SKIN TRADE 
Adapted by John Tillinger 
and James Hammerstein 
From the novel by Dylan Thomas
Music by Thomas Fay

WENCESLAS SQUARE
by Larry Shue

THE TRAVELLING SQUIRREL
by Robert Lord

WHEN IT’S OVER
by Geraldine Sherman
and Eduardo Machado

MEN IN THE KITCHEN
by Loren-Paul Caplin

 

1986 – 1987


MAINSTAGE

ALL MY SONS
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
1987 Tony Award for Best Revival
1987 Tony Award nominations: Best Actor – Richard Kiley; Best Supporting Actor – Jamey Sheridan
1987 Outer Critic’s Circle Award for Best Revival

CAMILLE
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Pam Gems
Adapted from the classic by Alexandre Dumas
Directed by Ron Daniels
Set Design by Ming Cho Lee
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

SELF DEFENSE 
WORLD PREMIERE, TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Joe Cacaci
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

DALLIANCE
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Tom Stoppard
Adapted from Arthur Schnitzler’s LIEBELEI
Directed by Kenneth Frankel 
Set Design by John Conklin
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Pat Collins

THE TENDER LAND 
By Copland and Everett
Composer Aaron Copland
Lyricist Horace Everett
Directed by Arvin Brown 
Set Design by Michael H. Yeargan
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
Conductor Murry Sidlin

STAGE II

PROGRESS
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Doug Lucie
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by David Jenkins
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

PAINTING CHURCHES 
By Tina Howe
Directed by David Trainer
Set Design by James Noone
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Mimi Jordan Sherin

WORKSHOPS

Unit Set Design by Hugh Landwehr

DUSE DIED IN PITTSBURGH 
By Paul Vincent
Directed by Josephine R. Abady

MEN IN THE KITCHEN
By Loren-Paul Caplin
Directed by Kenneth Frankel

THE TRAVELLING SQUIRREL
By Robert Lord
Directed by John Tillinger

WHEN IT’S OVER
By Machado and Sherman
Directed by Margaret Van Sant

PLAYREADINGS

A PEEP INTO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY 
By Christopher DavisSEPTEMBER POPE
By John Crabtree

MILTON
By Julia Ragir

NEXT OF KIN
By John HopkinsBOVVER BOYS
By Willy Holtzman

1987 – 1988


MAINSTAGE

THE DOWNSIDE 
By Richard Dresser
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by Loren Sherman
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

OUR TOWN 
By Thornton Wilder
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael H. Yeargan
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

SCENES FROM AMERICAN LIFE 
By A. R. Gurney
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by Steven Rubin
Costume Design by Bill Walker
Lighting Design by David F. Segal

FATHERS AND SONS 
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Brian Friel
Based on the novel by Ivan Turgenev
Directed by Austin Pendleton
Set Design by John Conklin
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Pat Collins

REGINA
By Marc Blitzstein
Based on THE LITTLE FOXES by Lillian Hellman
Composer Marc Blitzstein
Lyricist Marc Blitzstein
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael H. Yeargan
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
Conductor Murry Sidlin

STAGE II

LAUGHING STOCK (GOODBYE HOWARD, F.M., TENNESSEE) 
By Romulus Linney
Directed by David Esbjornson
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Dunya Ramicova
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

FIGHTING CHANCE 
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By N. J. Crisp
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by Marjorie B. Kellogg
Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser
Lighting Design by David F. Segal

WORKSHOPS

Unit Set Design by Hugh Landwehr

NATIONAL ANTHEMS
By Dennis McIntyre
Directed by Arvin Brown

RECLAIMED
By Judy GeBauer
Directed by Amy Saltz

REBEL ARMIES DEEP INTO CHAD
By Mark Lee
Directed by John Tillinger

UP ON THE ROOF
By S. Moore and J. Prowse
Directed by S. Moore and J. Prowse

PLAYREADINGS

BREAKING LEGS
By Tom Dulack

THIS SIDE UP
By Bill Persky

SOME SWEET DAY
By Nancy Fales Garrett

A DANCE LESSON
By David Wiltse

THE MAYOR’S LIMO
By Mark Nassar

FISK!
By George Hearn
Music & Lyrics by Thomas Fay

 

1988 – 1989


MAINSTAGE

DINNER AT EIGHT 
By G. Kaufman & E. Ferber
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

NATIONAL ANTHEMS 
By Dennis McIntyre
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael H. Yeargan
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

WHEN WE ARE MARRIED 
By J.B. Priestley
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by David F. Segal

SOME SWEET DAY 
By Nancy Fales Garrett
Directed by Seret Scott
Set Design by Michael H. Yeargan
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Pat Collins

THE HEIRESS 
By Ruth & Augustus Goetz
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Set Design by Loy Arcenas
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by David F. Segal

STAGE II

LOVE LETTERS 
WORLD PREMIERE
By A.R. Gurney Jr.
Directed by John Tillinger
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

REBEL ARMIES DEEP INTO CHAD 
WORLD PREMIERE
By Mark Lee
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by John Lee Beatty
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss

WORKSHOPS

Unit Set Design by Hugh Landwehr

FORGIVING TYPHOID MARY
By Mark St. Germain
Directed by Michael Bloom

SONGS FROM DISTANT LANDS
By Corinne Jacker
Directed by Tina J. Ball

MINOR DEMONS
By Bruce Graham
Directed by Richard Harden

A DANCE LESSON
By David Wiltse
Directed by Gordon Edelstein

PLAYREADINGS

FOOD AND SHELTER
By Jane Anderson

THE DOWNSIDE RISK
By Bill Svanoe

BULLPEN
By Dennis Watlington

THE KENTUCKY CYCLE
By Robert Schenkkan

 

1989 – 1990


MAINSTAGE

A FLEA IN HER EAR 
By Georges Feydeau
Translated by John Mortimer
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by John Lee Beatty
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss

THE CRUCIBLE 
By Arthur Miller
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael H. Yeargan
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

RE:JOYCE! 
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By James Roose-Evans & Maureen Lipman
Adapted from the works of Joyce Grenfell
Directed by Alan Strachan
Set Design by John Lee Beatty
Costume Design by Ben Frow
Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson

ANNA CHRISTIE
By Eugene O’Neill
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Arden Fingerhut

IS HE STILL DEAD
WORLD PREMIERE
By Donald Freed
Directed by Charles Nelson Reilly
Set Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg 
Costume Design by Noel Taylor
Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss
Music Design by David Fox

STAGE II

A DANCE LESSON 
WORLD PREMIERE
By David Wiltse
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Pat Collins

THE LOVER 
By Harold Pinter

THE RUFFIAN ON THE STAIR 
By Joe Orton
(two 1-act plays)
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by James Noone
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein 
Lighting Design by Craig Miller

WORKSHOPS

Unit Set Design by Hugh Landwehr

ESTABLISHED PRICE
By Dennis McIntyre
Directed by Arvin Brown

THE GHOSTMAN
By Wendy Hammond
Directed by John Tillinger

A DARING BRIDE
By Allan Havis
Directed by Bill Foeller

THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE
By Jon Robin Baitz
Directed by David Warren

PLAYREADINGS

AN AMERICAN TRIPTYCH
By Joyce Carol Oates

TURQUOISE DAWN
By Dennis Brown

OFFICE POLITICS
By David Wiltse

FREE
By Barbara Lindsay