Past Shows

Past Shows 1976-1985

1984-1985

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER by Oliver Goldsmith
starring Kaye Ballard, E.G. Marshall and Tovah Feldshuh)
Directed by Daniel Gerroll

JOE EGG by Peter Nichols
(starring Jim Dale and Stockard Channing)
Directed by Arvin Brown
Moved to the Longacre Theatre on Broadway
Tony Award for Best Revival
Tony Award for Best Actress—Stockard Channing
Tony Award nomination Best Actor—Jim Dale
Drama Desk Award for Best Revival
Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Revival

THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
by J.M. Synge
(starring Kate Burton and Ken Marshall)
Directed by Joe Dowling
First play in 17th Street theatre.

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Henrik Ibsen (starring Roy Dotrice)
Directed by Frank Hauser

THE VOICE OF THE TURTLE by John van Druten (starring Patricia Elliott)
Directed by Robert Berlinger

SPRINGTIME FOR HENRY by Benn W. Levy
(starring Tovah Feldshuh, Peter Evans and George Martin)

Directed by Tony Tanner

1983-1984

THE MASTER BUILDER by Henrik Ibsen
Directed by David Hammond

THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE by Frank Marcus
Directed by Allen R. Belknap

OLD TIMES by Harold Pinter
(starring Jane Alexander, Anthony Hopkins and Marsha Mason)
Directed by Kenneth Frankel

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS by Eugene O'Neill
Directed by Terry Schreiber

ON APPROVAL by Frederick Lonsdale
Theatre World Award—Mark Capri
Directed by Daniel Gerroll

COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA by William Inge
(starring Shirley Knight, Philip Bosco and Mia Dillon)
Directed by Paul Weidner
J. Smith-Cameron & Chris Sarandon in The Voice of the Turtle. Photo by Martha Swope.

1982-1983

THE HOLLY AND THE IVY by Wynyard Browne (American premiere)
Directed by Lindsay Anderson

THE ENTERTAINER by John Osborne (starring Nicol Williamson)
Directed by William Gaskill

WINNERS by Brian Friel (starring Kate Burton)
Directed by Nye Heron
Theatre World Award—Kate Burton

HOW HE LIED TO HER HUSBAND by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Nye Heron

DUET FOR ONE by Tom Kempinski (starring Eva Marie Saint)
Directed by Jeffrey Hayden

THE KNACK by Ann Jellicoe
Directed by Geoffrey Sherman

AH, WILDERNESS! by Eugene O'Neill (starring Philip Bosco)
Directed by John Stix
 

JEEVES TAKES CHARGE compiled from the writings of P.G. Wodehouse by Edward Duke
Directed by Gillian Lynne

1981-1982

MISS JULIE by August Strindberg
Directed by Gene Feist

PLAYING WITH FIRE by August Strindberg
Directed by Gene Feist

A KURT WEILL CABARET (starring Alvin Epstein and Marthe Schlamme)

MARTHE SCHLAMME: A CONCERT CABARET


DEAR LIAR

(Written and directed by Jerome Kilty)

THE CARETAKER by Harold Pinter
Directed by Anthony Page

THE BROWNING VERSION by Terence Rattigan
(starring Lee Richardson)
Directed by Stephen Porter

THE 12-POUND LOOK by J.M. Barrie
Directed by Stephen Porter

THE CHALK GARDEN by Enid Bagnold
(starring Irene Worth, Constance Cummings and Donal Donnelly)
Directed by John Stix
Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Revival
Obie Award for Performance—Irene Worth
Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Revival
Drama Desk Award nomination—Constance Cummings

THE LEARNED LADIES by Moliere
(starring Philip Bosco)
Directed by Norman Ayrton
New York premiere

THE FOX
by D.H. Lawrence, adapted by Allan Miller
Directed by Allan Miller
New York premiere
Edward Duke in Jeeves Takes Charge. Photo by Martha Swope.

 

1980-1981

THE WINSLOW BOY by Terence Rattigan (starring Remak Ramsay)
Directed by Douglas Seale
National tour culminating in a four-week run in Washington, DC

STREETSONGS (one-woman show written and performed by Geraldine Fitzgerald)
Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr

HERE ARE LADIES (one-woman show compiled and performed by Siobhan McKenna)
Directed by Gene Feist and Michael Fried

DON JUAN IN HELL
by George Bernard Shaw
(starring Arlene Francis and Philip Bosco)
Directed by George Keathley

FACES OF LOVE (one-woman show compiled and performed by Carol Teitel)
Directed by Gene Feist

INADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE by John Osborne
(starring Nicol Williamson and Philip Bosco)
Directed by Anthony Page

A TASTE OF HONEY by Shelagh Delaney
(starring Amanda Plummer and Valerie French)
Directed by Tony Tanner
Moved to Century Theatre on Broadway
Tony Award nomination for Outstanding Revival
Tony Award nomination for Best Actress—Amanda Plummer
Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress—Amanda Plummer

HEDDA GABLER by Henrik Ibsen
(North American stage debut of Susannah York)
Directed by Michael Kahn

MISALLIANCE by George Bernard Shaw
(starring Philip Bosco, Patricia Elliott and Anthony Heald)
Directed by Stephen Porter
Theatre World Award—Anthony Heald
Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Revival 

 

1979-1980

DIVERSIONS AND DELIGHTS by John Gay
(one-man show starring Vincent Price)
Directed by Joseph Hardy

LETTERS OF LOVE AND AFFECTION (one-woman show compiled and performed by Irene Worth)

THE DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS by William Inge
Directed by John Stix

A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY by Ivan Turgenev
(starring Tammy Grimes, Amanda Plummer and Philip Bosco)
Directed by Michael Kahn
Theatre World Award—Boyd Gaines

THE BLOOD KNOT by Athol Fugard
Directed by The Blood Knot

HEARTBREAK HOUSE by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by George Keathley

FALLEN ANGELS by Noel Coward
Directed by Stephen Hollis

LOOK BACK IN ANGER by John Osborne (starring Malcolm McDowell)
Directed by Ted Craig
Theatre World Award—Lisa Banes
Roxanne Hart & Susannah York in Hedda Gabler. Photo by Donna Svennevik.

1978-1979

STREETSONGS (one-woman show written and performed by Geraldine Fitzgerald)
Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr

CANDIDA by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Harold J. Kennedy

AWAKE AND SING by Clifford Odets
Directed by Stephen Rosenfield

LITTLE EYOLF by Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Gene Feist

FAMILY BUSINESS by Dick Goldberg
Directed by John Stix

1977-1978

YOU NEVER CAN TELL by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Tony Tanner

NAKED by Luigi Pirandello
Directed by Gene Feist

OTHELLO by William Shakespeare
(starring Earle Hyman and Carmen de Lavallade)
Directed by Gene Feist

THE PROMISE by Alexei Arbuzov
Directed by Michael Fried
Theatre World Award—Christopher Goutman

THE SHOW-OFF by George Kelly
Directed by John Ulmer

PINS AND NEEDLES by Harold Rome
Directed by Milton Lyon; choreographed by Haila Strauss.
40th Anniversary production, played for 11 months at Roundabout, and then toured.

1976-1977

THE PHILANDERER by George Bernard Shaw (New York Premiere)
Directed by Stephen Hollis.

THE REHEARSAL by Jean Anouilh
Directed by Anthony Stimac

JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN by Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Gene Feist

ENDGAME by Samuel Beckett
Directed by Gene Feist

DEAR LIAR
Written and directed by Jerome Kilty
 

1975-1976

SUMMER AND SMOKE by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Gene Feist

DEAR MR. G. by Donna deMatteo (New York Premiere)
Directed by Gene Feist

CLARENCE by Booth Tarkington
Directed by Gene Feist

THE CHERRY ORCHARD by Anton Chekhov (starring Kim Hunter)
Directed by Gene Feist

THE WORLD OF SHOLOM ALEICHEM by Arnold Perl
(starring Dick Shawn)
Directed by Larry Arrick

A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY by Ivan Turgenev
Directed by Ronald Roston

LOVE AND INTRIGUE by Friedrich Schiller
Directed by Gavin Cameron-Webb

A MUSICAL MERCHANT OF VENICE by Shakespeare/Smith/Turner (New York Premiere)
Directed by Tony Tanner
Paul Benedict, William Roerick & Kim Hunter in The Cherry Orchard. Photo by Martha Swope.
PHOTO CREDITS:
*All photos taken by Martha Swope, unless noted otherwise
- J. Smith-Cameron & Chris Sarandon in The Voice of the Turtle
- Edward Duke in Jeeves Takes Charge
- Roxanne Hart & Susannah York in Hedda Gabler (*Photo by Donna Svennevik)
- Paul Benedict, William Roerick & Kim Hunter in
The Cherry Orchard