1990 – 1991

MAINSTAGE

THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE 
By Harley Granville Barker
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by John Lee Beatty
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Arden Fingerhut

VALUED FRIENDS 
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Stephen Jeffreys
Directed by Robin Lefevre
Set and Costume Design by Sue Plummer
Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss

BETRAYAL 
By Harold Pinter
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by John Lee Beatty
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting Design by Richard Nelson

THE BABY DANCE 
TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Jane Anderson
Directed by Jenny Sullivan
Set Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Kirk Bookman

PICNIC
By William Inge
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Richard Nelson

STAGE II

GENERATIONS OF THE DEAD IN THE ABYSS OF CONEY ISLAND MADNESS 
WORLD PREMIERE
By Michael Henry Brown
Directed by L. Kenneth Richardson
Set Design by Donald Eastman
Costume Design by Judy Dearing
Lighting Design by Anne Militello

HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR MEAT 
WORLD PREMIERE
By Joyce Carol Oates
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Arden Fingerhut
Music by John Gromada

WORKSHOPS

Unit Set Design by Hugh Landwehr

TEMPORARY HELP
By David Wiltse
Directed by Gordon Edelstein

OUT THERE WITHOUT A PRAYER
By Reno
Directed by Gordon Edelstein

DEARLY DEPARTED
By David Bottrell & Jessie Jones
Directed by Gloria Muzio

FANNY HACKABOUT-JONES
Book by Erica Jong & Susan Birkenhead
Music by Lucy Simon
Lyrics by Susan Birkenhead
Directed by Arvin Brown
Musical Staging by Patricia Birch
Musical Direction by Henry Aronson

 

1991 – 1992

MAINSTAGE

BOOTH IS BACK 
By Austin Pendleton
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by John Lee Beatty
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy

ADVENTURES IN THE SKIN TRADE 
WORLD PREMIERE
By Dylan Thomas
Adapted by John Tillinger and James Hammerstein
Lyrics by James Hammerstein
Music by Tom Fay
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by John Lee Beatty
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting Design by Tharon Musser
Choreography by Danny Herman

THE PHILANTHROPIST 
By Christopher Hampton
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
By Henrik Ibsen
Adapted by Arthur Miller
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by Donald Eastman
Costume Design by Robert Wojewodski
Lighting Design by Arden Fingerhut

A TOUCH OF THE POET 
By Eugene O’Neill
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
Music by Renton Evans

STAGE II

I’LL BE SEEING YOU:
THE MUSIC OF SAMMY FAIN
Staged by Dan Siretta
Musical Direction by Rod Hause
Lighting Design by David F. Segal

WORKSHOPS

Unit Set Design by Hugh Landwehr

THE INNOCENTS’ CRUSADE
By Keith Reddin
Directed by Joe Mantello

APPOINTMENT WITH A HIGH WIRE LADY
By Russell Davis
Directed by Michael Mantell
Music by Jane Ira Bloom

CRAZY HORSE AND THREE STARS
By David Wiltse
Directed by Mark Brokaw

THE DAY THE BRONX DIED
By Michael Henry Brown
Directed by Gordon Edelstein

 

1992 – 1993


MAINSTAGE

A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY
By Ivan Turgenev
Adapted by Isaiah Berlin
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Loren Sherman
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Mark Stanley
Music Composed and Arranged by Brenton Evans

ONCE REMOVED
By Eduardo Machado
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by John Lee Beatty
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting Design by Pat Collins
Sound Design by Donna Riley

THE DAY THE BRONX DIED 
WORLD PREMIERE
By Michael Henry Brown
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
Original Music and Sound Design by John Gromada

THE MISANTHROPE 
By Moliere
English verse translation by Richard Wilbur
Directed by Edward Gilbert
Set and Costume Design by Mark Negin
Lighting Design by Nicholas Cernovitch

ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR
By Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael H. Yeargan
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting by Arden Fingerhut

WORKSHOPS

Unit Set Design by Hugh Landwehr

LOOSE KNIT
By Theresa Rebeck
Directed by Beth Schachter

THE TIMES
Book and Lyrics by Joe Keenan
Music by Brad Ross
Story by Joe Keenan & Gordon Edelstein
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Musical Staging by Tony Stevens
Musical Direction by Tom Fay

COME DOWN BURNING & CAGE RHYTHM
By Kia Corthron
Directed by Marya Mazor

THE SPRINGHILL SINGING DISASTER
Written and Performed by Karen Trott
Directed and Developed by Norman Rene

STAGE II

Fred Curchack’s
STUFF AS DREAMS ARE MADE ON
THE LUNATIC, THE LOVER & THE POET
Compiled and Performed by Brian Bedford

THE SOUNDS OF THE BASKERVILLE
Compiled and Performed by Priscilla Baskerville

 

1993 – 1994


FIRES IN THE MIRROR
Conceived, Written and Performed by Anna Deavere Smith
Projection Design by Wendall K. Harrington
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by John Ambrosone

THE TIMES
WORLD PREMIERE
Book and Lyrics by Joe Keenan
Music by Brad Ross
Conceived by Joe Keenan, Gordon Edelstein and Brad Ross
Musical Staging by Greg Ganakas
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Musical Direction by Tom Fay
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski

SIGHT UNSEEN 
By Donald Margulies
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by James Youmans
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting Design by Donald Holder

UNDER MILK WOOD 
By Dylan Thomas
Presented by the National Theatre of the Deaf
Directed by J Ranelli
Set Design by David Hays
Costume Design by Cynthia Dumont
Lighting Design by Frederick Geffken

MISALLIANCE 
By George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael H. Yeargan
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Mark Stanley

BROKEN GLASS
WORLD PREMIERE, TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Arthur Miller
Directed by John Tillinger
Set and Costume Design by Santo Loquasto
Lighting Design by Brian Nason
Music By William Bolcom

FAITH HEALER 
By Brian Friel
Directed by Joe Dowling
Set Design by Frank Hallinan Flood
Costume Design by Anne Cave
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind

FLYIN’ WEST 
By Pearl Cleage
Directed by Kenny Leon
Set Design by Dex Edwards
Costume Design by Jeff Cone
Lighting Design by Ann G. Wrightson
Music by Dwight Andrews

WORKSHOPS

Unit Set Design by Hugh Landwehr

KING OF COONS
By Michael Henry Brown
Directed by Gordon Edelstein

SUNDAY ON THE ROCKS
By Theresa Rebeck
Directed by Susann Brinkley

PLAYREADINGS

THE AMEN CORNER
By James Baldwin

MOURN IN RED
By Regina Porter

ONE LAST LOOK
By Steve Carter

FLYIN’ WEST
By Pearl Cleage

CANNED GOODS
By Silas Jones

THE LAST AMERICAN DIXIELAND BAND
By Phillip Hayes Dean

 

1994 – 1995


MAINSTAGE

PADDYWACK 
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Daniel Magee
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by James Youmans
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by Ken Billington

SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY 
By Eduardo de Filippo
In a new translation by Thomas Simpson
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE 
By Joseph Kesselring
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by James Noone
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Ken Billington

CEREMONIES IN DARK OLD MEN 
By Lonne Elder III
Directed by L. Kenneth Richardson
Set Design by Donald Eastman
Costume Design by Mary Mease Warren
Lighting Design by Frances Aronson
Sound Design by David Lawson

BANJO DANCING
Written and Performed by Stephen Wade
Directed by Milton Kramer

THE ENTERTAINER 
By John Osborne
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Mark Stanley
Musical Director Bill Braun
Music by John Addison

STAGE II

TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT 
AMERICAN PREMIERE, TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Graham Greene
Adapted and Directed by Giles Havergal
Set & Costume Design by Stewart Laing
Lighting Design by Mimi Jordan Sherin

A SWELL PARTY – A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTER

SOME PEOPLE
Written and Performed by Danny Hoch
Directed by Jo Bonney

WORKSHOPS

IN THE HEART OF AMERICA 
By Naomi Wallace
Directed by Tony Kushner

RULER OF MY DESTINY
By Jocelyn Meinhardt
Directed by Pamela Berlin

PLAYREADINGS

BLUES FOR MR. CHARLIE
By James Baldwin

RESURRECTIONS IN THE SEASON OF THE LONGEST DROUGHT
By ‘Biyi Bandele-Thomas

CHAIN and LATE BUS TO MECCA
By Pearl Cleage

TO GLEAM IT AROUND, TO SHOW MY SHINE
Adapted by Bonnie Lee Moss Rattner from THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD by Zora Neale Hurston

THE AFRICAN COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III
By Carlyle Brown

THE STY OF THE BLIND PIG
By Phillip Hayes Dean

THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV
By Anthony Clarvoe

THE SMELL OF THE KILL
By Michelle Lowe

POOR SUPER MAN
By Brad Fraser

ALL AMERICANS
By Jamie Baker