1995 – 1996


MAINSTAGE

AS YOU LIKE IT
By William Shakespeare
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by Ming Cho Lee
Costume Design by Marcia Dixcy
Lighting Design by Brian Nason
Music by Robert Waldman

DENIAL
By Peter Segal
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Richard Nelson
Sound Design by Jim van Bergen

THE AMEN CORNER
By James Baldwin
Directed by Seret Scott
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by Karen Perry
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy
Musical Direction by Bill Brown

A SONG AT TWILIGHT
By Noel Coward
Directed by Arvin Borwn
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy

ALMOST ALL IN THE TIMING
By David Ives
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Set Design by James Youmans
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by Donald Holder

STAGE II

ROBBERS
By Lyle Kessler
Directed by Marshall W. Mason
Set Design by Loren Sherman
Costume Design by Laura Crow
Lighting Design by Richard Nelson
Music by Peter Kramer

WORKSHOPS

LET’S DO IT 
WORLD PREMIERE
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by A.R. Gurney
Directed by John Tillinger
Choreographed by David Marques
Musical Direction and Arrangements by Tom Fay

PLAYREADINGS

CHRONICLES OF A COMIC MULATTA: AN OREO/ CHOREOPOEM
By Josslyn Luckett

ALI
By Geoffrey C. Ewing

LITTLE HAM
By Langston Hughes

MUD, RIVER, STONE
By Lynn Nottage

THE NEGRO OF PETER THE GREAT
By Carlyle Brown

“…IF THESE SHOES COULD TALK…” A TAP
DANCE TALE
By Kevin Ramsey and Lee Summers

SPRING BONUS PRODUCTIONS

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT… NOW CHANGE!
TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro
Music by Jimmy Roberts
Directed by Joel Bishoff
Musical Direction by Tom Fay
Vocal and Instrumental Arrangements by Jimmy Roberts
Set Design by Neil Peter Jampolis
Costume Design by by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by Mary Louise Geiger
Sound Design by Duncan Edwards

TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992
Conceived, Written and Performed by Anna Deveare Smith
Directed by Sharon Ott
Scenic Design by Christopher Barreca
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by Pat Collins
Original Music by Joshua Redman
Sound Design by Stephen LeGrand

HUGHIE
By Eugene O’Neill
Directed by Al Pacino
Set Design by David Gallo
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by Don Holder
Sound Design by John Gromada

 

1996 – 1997

MAINSTAGE

DEALER’S CHOICE
By Patrick Marber
Directed by David Esbjornson
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Elizabeth Hope Clancy
Lighting Design by Frances Aronson

THE SHOW-OFF 
By George Kelly
Directed by Arvin Brown
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Mark Stanley

The Reduced Shakespeare Company in
THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED)
By Adam Long, Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor
Set Design by Phil Englehardt
Costume Design by Rose Blackshaw

THE ROAD TO MECCA 
By Athol Fugard
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by James Noone
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy

THE OLD SETTLER 
WORLD PREMIERE
By John Henry Redwood
Directed by Walter Dallas
Set Design by Loren Sherman
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Frances Aronson

THE JOY LUCK CLUB
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Susan Kim
From the novel by Amy Tan
Directed by Seret Scott
Set Design by Ming Cho Lee
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by Mark Stanley
Sound Design by Johnna Doty

VOIR DIRE 
By Joe Sutton
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Set Design by Andrew Wood Boughton
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Allen Lee Hughes
Sound Design by Timothy Thompson

PLAYREADINGS

OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS
By Joe DiPietro

CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY 
By Lynn Nottage

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. WILDER 
A collection of the writings of Thornton Wilder

 

1997 – 1998


MAINSTAGE

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER 
By Oliver Goldsmith
With a prologue & epilogue by Mark O’Donnell
Directed by Doug Hughes
Set Designed by John Lee Beatty
Costume Designed by Linda Fisher
Lighting Design by Pat Collins
Sound Design by David Van Tieghem

IN WALKS ED 
By Keith Glover
Directed by Keith Glover
Set Designed by David Gallo
Costume Design by Michael Alan Stein
Lighting Design by Kevin Adams
Sound Design by David Smith

THE COUNTRY CLUB 
By Douglas Carter Beane
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Set Design by James Youmans
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Frances Aronson
Sound Design by Jeffrey Carlson

A QUESTION OF MERCY 
TRANSFERRED TO LONDON
By David Rabe
Adapted from the essay by Richard Selzer
Directed by Doug Hughes
Set Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Michael Chybowski
Sound Design by David Van Tieghem

BLITHE SPIRIT 
By Noel Coward
Directed by John Tillinger
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Don Holder

STAGE II

WIT
TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Margaret Edson
Directed by Derek Anson Jones
Set Design by Myung Hee Cho
Costume Design by Ilona Somogyi
Lighting Design by Michael Chybowski
Sound Design by David Van Tieghem
1999 Pulitzer Prize

MYSTERY SCHOOL
WORLD PREMIERE, TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Paul Selig
Directed by Doug Hughes
Set Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by Linda Fisher
Lighting Design by Michael Chybowski
Sound Design by David Van Tieghem

LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING 
AMERICAN PREMIERE
By Joe Penhall
Directed by Mike Bradwell 
Set and Costume Design by Es Devlin 
Lighting Design by Rick Fisher 
Sound Design by Simon Whitehorn

 

1998 – 1999


MAINSTAGE

THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
By John Millington Synge
Directed by Doug Hughes
Set Design by Anita Stewart
Costume Design by Karin Kopishke
Lighting Design by Michael Chybowski
Sound Design by Rob Milburn
Composer Johnny Cunningham

ABSTRACT EXPRESSION
By Theresa Rebeck
Directed by Greg Leaming
Set Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by David Zinn
Lighting Design by David Kotlowitz
Original Music by Fabian Obispo
Sound Design by Matthew Mezick

RED
TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Chay Yew
Directed by David Petrarca
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by Anita Yavich
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Sound Design by Jeffrey Carlson & Rob Milburn

WORKING
From the book by Studs Terkel
Adapted by Stephen Schwartz & Nina Faso
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Set Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by David C. Woolard
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind
Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald
Projections by Jan Hartley
Musical Director Danny Kosarin

IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
By Oscar Wilde
Directed by Doug Hughes
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Paul Tazwell
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
Sound Design by Matthew Mezick

STAGE II

THE GIMMICK
Written & Performed by Dael Orlandersmith
Directed by Jaye-Austin Williams
Set Design by Thomas Lynch
Costume Design by Anita Yavich
Lighting Design by Allen Lee Hughes
Sound Design by Mio Morales

THE GREY ZONE
By Tim Blake Nelson
Directed by Doug Hughes
Set Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber & Fabio Toblini
Lighting Design by Michael Chybowski
Sound Design by David Van Tieghem

AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER
By Wendy Wasserstein
Directed by Derek Anson Jones
Set Design by Thomas Lynch
Costume Design by Ilona Somogyi
Lighting Design by Matthew Frey
Sound Design by Robert Murphy

WORKSHOPS

GOOD PERSON OF NEW HAVEN
Adapted by Alison Carey from Bertolt Brecht

1999 – 2000

MAINSTAGE

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Derek Anson Jones
Set Design by Neil Patel 
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Sound Design by Matthew Mezick

SYNCOPATION
WORLD PREMIERE
By Allan Knee
Directed by Greg Leaming
Music by Jeffrey Lunden
Choreographed by Willie Rosario
Set Design by Judy Gailen
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Dan Kotlowitz
Sound Design by Fabian Obispo

DOWN THE GARDEN PATHS
WORLD PREMIERE, TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK
By Anne Meara
Directed by David Saint
Set Design by James Youmans
Costume Design by David Murin
Lighting Design by Michael Lincoln

BLACK FOREST
WORLD PREMIERE
By Anthony Giardina
Directed by Doug Hughes
Set Design by Hugh Landwehr
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
Lighting Design by Michael Chybowski
Sound Design by Matthew Mezick

THE GOOD PERSON OF NEW HAVEN
WORLD PREMIERE
Adapted by Alison Carey
From Bertolt Brecht as Translated by Ralph Manheim
Directed by Bill Rauch
Set Design by Lynn Jeffries
Costume Design by David Zinn
Lighting Design by Tyler Micoleau
Sound Design by Paul James

STAGE II

THE SHOULDER
Text by Dan Hurlin
Music by Dan Moses Schreier
Directed by Dan Hurlin
Set Design by Dan Hurlin
Costume Design by Anna Thomford
Lighting Design by Tyler Micoleau
Sound Design by Jeffrey S. Carlson

THE DOG PROBLEM
WORLD PREMIERE
By David Rabe
Directed by Scott Ellis
Set Design by Allen Moyer
Costume Design by Michael Krass
Lighting Design by Brian Nason
Sound Design by Eileen Tague

HEDDA GABLER
By Henrik Ibsen
Adapted and Directed by Doug Hughes
Set Design by Neil Patel
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber
Lighting Design by Michael Chybowski
Sound Design by David Van Tieghem

WORKSHOPS AND PLAYREADINGS

RACE
By Jamie Pachino

HIGH DIVE
By Leslie Ayvazian

THE BUNGLER
By Moliere
A new translation by Richard Wilbur

PIECES
By Dael Orlandersmith