2005 – 2006


A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
On the Mainstage 
September 14 – October 9, 2005
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Kim Rubinstein
Scenic Design by G.W. Mercier
Costume Design by G.W. Mercier
Lighting Design by Joel Moritz
Sound Design by John Gromada
Choreography by Stephen Beuscher

LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL
On the Mainstage 
October 26 – November 20, 2005
By Lanie Robertson
Directed by Lonny Price
Starring Ernestine Jackson as Billie Holiday
Musical arrangements by Danny Holgate
With Darry G. Ivey as Jimmy Powers
Phil Bowler on bass
Jesse Hameen II on drums

APHRODISIAC
On Stage II 
November 30, 2005 – January 1, 2006
By Rob Handel
Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll
Scenic Design by Sue Rees
Costume Design by Michelle R. Phillips
Lighting Design by Garin Marschall
Sound Design by Bray Poor

BLACK NATIVITY
On the Mainstage 
December 14 – 18, 2005
By Langston Hughes
Directed by Sarah Peterson
Musical Direction by Jonathan Q. Berryman

PRIVATE LIVES
On the Mainstage 
January 11 – February 5, 2006
By Noël Coward
Directed by Kim Rubinstein
Set Design by Kris Stone
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly
Lighting Design by Robert Wierzel
Sound Design by Daniel Baker
Arranger: Matthew Suttor

AFTER THE QUAKE
On the Mainstage 
February 24 – March 19, 2006
By Frank Galati
Adapted from Haruki Murakami
Directed by Frank Galati
Scenic Design by James Schuette
Costume Design by Mara Blumenfeld
Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls
Composition and Sound Design by Andrew Pluess and Ben Sussman

THE FRONT PAGE
On the Mainstage 
April 5 – April 30, 2006
By Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Set Design by Michael Yeargan
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood
Lighting Design by Stephen Strawbridge
Sound Design by David Stephen Baker

UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL
On Stage II 
May 10 – June 11, 2006
By Glen Berger
Directed by Eric Ting
Set Design by Craig Siebels
Costume Design by Jessica Wegener
Lighting Design by Paul Whitaker
Sound Design by Corrine K. Livingston
Original Music composed By William H. Ruth

 

2006 – 2007


DURANGO
On Stage II 
September 13- October 15, 2006 
By Julia Cho 
Directed by Chay Yew 
Scenic Design by Dan Ostling 
Costume Design by Linda Cho 
Lighting Design by Paul Whitaker 
Sound Design and Additional Music Composed by Fabian Obispo

ROCKET TO THE MOON 
On the Mainstage 
October 25 – November 19, 2006 
By Clifford Odets 
Directed by Daniel Fish 
Scenic Design by Andrew Lieberman 
Costume Design by Kaye Voyce 
Lighting Design by Jane Cox 
Sound Design by Corrine K. Livingston

THE SANTALAND DIARIES 
On Stage II 
November 29 – December 31, 2006 
By David Sedaris 
Adapted by Joe Mantello 
Directed by Kim Rubinstein 
Scenic Design by Jessica Ford 
Costume Design by Olivera Gajic 
Lighting Design by Josh Epstein 
Sound Design by Daniel Baker

BLACK NATIVITY
On the Mainstage 
December 15-17 & 21-23, 2006 
By Langston Hughes
Directed by Sarah Peterson
Musical Direction by Jonathan Q. Berryman

THE COCKTAIL HOUR 
On the Mainstage 
January 10 – February 4, 2007 
By A.R. Gurney 
Directed by Kim Rubinstein 
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan 
Costume Design by Candice Donnelly 
Lighting Design by Pat Collins 
Sound Design by Andrew Pluess

MAN OF LA MANCHA 
On the Mainstage 
February 21 – March 18, 2007 
Written by Dale Wasserman 
Music by Mitch Leigh
Lyrics by Joe Darion
Directed by Charles Newell 
Scenic Design by John Culbert 
Costume Design by Jacqueline Firkins 
Lighting Design by Mark McCullough 
Sound Design by Ray Nardelli, Josh Horvath
Fight Direction by Rick Sordelet

THE BLUE ALBUM 
On Stage II 
March 28 – April 29, 2007 
By David Cale and Dael Orlandersmith 
Adapted by Joe Mantello
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Original Songs by David Cale 
Scenic Design by Neil Patel 
Costume Design by Anita Yavich 
Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton 
Sound Design / Original Music by John Gromada 

UNCLE VANYA 
On the Mainstage 
May 9 – June 3, 2007 
By Anton Chekhov 
Adapted and Directed by Gordon Edelstein 
Scenic Design by Michael Yeargan 
Costume Design by Jane Greenwood 
Lighting Design by Christopher Akerlind 
Sound Design by Daniel Baker

 

2007 – 2008


PRAYER FOR MY ENEMY 
On Stage II 
Sept. 12 – Oct. 14, 2007 
By Craig Lucas
Directed by Bartlett Sher 
Set Design by John McDermott 
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber 
Lighting Design by Stephen Strawbridge 
Sound Design by Stephen LeGrand 

THE PRICE
On the Mainstage 
Oct. 24 – Nov.18, 2007 
By Arthur Miller
Directed by Gordon Edelstein 
Set Design by Eugene Lee 
Costume Design by Jessica Ford 
Lighting Design by Michael Chybowski 
Music by John Gromada
Sound Design by Corrine K. Livingston 

THE SANTALAND DIARIES 
On Stage II 
December 4 – 23, 2007 
By David Sedaris 
Adapted by Joe Mantello 
Directed by Kim Rubinstein 
Set Design by Jessica Ford 
Costume Design by Olivera Gajic 
Lighting Design by Josh Epstein 
Sound Design by Daniel Baker 

BLACK NATIVITY
On the Mainstage 
December 7 – 16, 2007 
By Langston Hughes
Directed by Sarah Peterson
Musical Direction by Jonathan Q. Berryman 

LET ME DOWN EASY 
On the Mainstage 
Jan. 9 – Feb. 3, 2008 
Written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith 
Directed by Stephen Wadsworth 
Set Design by David Rockwell 
Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward 
Lighting Design by David Lander 
Sound Design by David Budries 
Projection Design by Jan Hartley 
Associate Set Designer: Rob Bissinger 
Movement Consultant: Elizabeth Roxas 
Dialect Coach: Amy Stoller 

SHIPWRECKED! AN ENTERTAINMENT
The Amazing Adventures of Louis deRougemont (as told by himself) 
On Stage II 
February 13 – March 16, 2008
By Donald Margulies
Directed by Evan Cabnet 
Set Design by Lee Savage 
Costume Design by Jessica Wegener 
Lighting Design by Tyler Micoleau 
Sound Design by Drew Levy 
Movement Coach: Tim Acito
Dialect Coach: Maggie Surovell

THE BLUEST EYE 
On the Mainstage 
March 28 – April 20, 2008
By Lydia Diamond 
Based on the novel by Toni Morrison 
Directed by Eric Ting 
Co-produced by Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage 
Scenic Design by Scott Bradley
Costume Design by Toni-Leslie James
Lighting Design by Russell H. Champa
Original Music and Sound Design by Michael Bodeen, Rob Milburn
Movement Consultant: M. Akil Davis
Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht
Fight Director: Mark Olsen

CAROUSEL 
On the Mainstage 
May 7 – June 1, 2008 
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II 
Directed by Charles Newell
Music Direction and Orchestral Reductions by Doug Peck
Production Choreography by Randy Duncan
Scenic Design by John Culbert 
Costume Design by Jacqueline Firkins
Lighting Design by Mark McCullough
Sound Design by Joshua Horvath
Associate Director: Hollis Resnik
Dramaturg: Stephen Raskauskas
Dialect Coach: Eva Breneman