Academics

Previous Productions

  2013-2014 Season
 
Production Playwright  Director
Bright Ideas Eric Coble Dean Anthony
Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge Christopher Durang Kenneth Erickson Jr.
The Uninvited Tim Kelly, from the novel by Dorothy Macardle Dean Anthony
The Grove An adaptation of The Cherry Orchard by Kenneth Erickson Jr. Kenneth Erickson Jr.
  2012-2013 Season   
Production Playwright  Director
Story Theatre  Paul Sills Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Crimes of the Heart  Beth Henley Dean Anthony
The Mousetrap  Agatha Christie James Thaggard
The Diary of Anne Frank  Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett  Kenneth Erickson Jr.
 Zara Spook and Other Lures  Joan Ackerman  Dean Anthony
  2011-2012 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Almost, Maine John Cariani Dean Anthony
Artistophanes' Women In Power--
The Musical
Adapted by Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Lyrics by James Thaggard and
Erin Erickson-Saladino
Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Blithe Spirit Noel Coward Kenneth Erickson Jr.
How I Learned to Drive Paula Vogel Debbie McLeod
  2010-2011 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Wonder of the World David Lindsay-Abaire Dean Anthony
A Nice Family Gathering Phil Olsen Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Terror By Gaslight Tim Kelly Dean Anthony
Dearly Departed David Bottrell and Jessie Jones Kenneth Erickson Jr.
  2009-2010 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Amphitryon Benn W. Levy Kenneth Erickson Jr.
A Christmas Carol Adapted by Jack Babb and Dean Anthony Dean Anthony
Dracula Steven Dietz Kenneth Erickson Jr.
The Sweetest Swing In Baseball Rebecca Gilman Dean Anthony
Funny As A Crutch Rich Orloff Dean Anthony,
Kenneth Erickson Jr.,
and James Thaggard
  2008-2009 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Ah, Wildnerness Eugene O'Neill John W. James
The One That Got Away Eddie McPherson Dean Anthony
Design For Murder George Batson Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Something New/Nothing Serious Phil Hall and Rich Orloff Kenneth Erickson Jr.,
Dean Anthony
   2007-2008 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Dining Room A. R. Gurney Dean Anthony
The Good Doctor Neil Simon Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Morality Made Easy Various Authors Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Spinning Into Butter Rebecca Gilman Dean Anthony
Ha! Rich Orloff Dean Anthony,
Joshua Fishbein
and Dayton Sinkia
   2006-2007 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Children of the Day Lee Ahlin & Philip Hall Kenneth Erickson Jr.
The Rimers of Eldritch Lanford Wilson Dean Anthony
Dearly Beloved Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope
& Jamie Wooten
Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Close Ties Elizabeth Diggs Dean Anthony
Monu-Mental Various Authors Dean Anthony
   2005-2006 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Our Town Thornton Wilder Kenneth Erickson Jr.
London Suite Neil Simon Dean Anthony
Heaven Can Wait Harry Segall Dean Anthony
Everything in the Garden Edward Albee Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Vital Signs Jane Martin Dean Anthony
   2004-2005 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Dancing at Lughnasa Brian Friel John W. James
Moliere's Tartuffe Adapted by Miles Malleson Kyle Kennedy
Dearly Departed David Bottrell & Jessie Jones Kenneth Erickson Jr.
The Laramie Project Moisés Kaufman & Members
of Tectonic Theatre Project
James Thaggard
Complicated Dining Various Authors Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   2003-2004 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Kind Lady Edward Chodorov Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Sophocles' Antigone Adapted by Kyle Kennedy Kyle Kennedy
When We Are Married J. B. Priestley M. Bernice Pepke
The Country Wife-The Musical William Wycherly
Lyrics by James Thaggard
Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Story Theatre Paul Sills Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   2002-2003 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Anatol Arthur Schnitzler Kenneth Erickson Jr
The Yellow Boat David Saar Kyle Kennedy
The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 John Bishop Kenneth Erickson Jr
Agnes of God John Pielmeier Kyle Kennedy
An Evening of Folly and Ignorance Various Authors Kenneth Erickson Jr. &
James Thaggard
   2001-2002 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Separate Tables Terence Rattigan M. Bernice Pepke
Museum Tina Howe Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Rehearsal For Murder D. D. Brooke James Thaggard
Artistophanes' Lysistrata--
The Musical
Adapted by Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Lyrics by James Thaggard
Kenneth Erickson Jr.
The Glass Mendacity Maureen Morley & Tom Willmorth James Thaggard
   2000-2001 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Bad Seed Maxwell Anderson Kenneth Erickson Jr
Bus Stop William Inge Kyle Kennedy
A History of the American Film Book & Lyrics
by Christopher Durang;
Music by Mel Marvin
Kyle Kennedy
Jo Snyder
(Musical Direction)
Another Part of the Forest Lillian Hellman Kenneth Erickson Jr
   1999-2000 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Moliere's The Imaginary Invalid
Adapted by Milles Malleson Kenneth Erickson Jr.
Picnic William Inge Preston Boyd
The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde James Thaggard &
M. Bernice Pepke
Dark of the Moon Howard Richardson & William Benney John W. James
   1998-1999 Season  
Production Playwright Director
I Hate Hamlet Paul Rudnick Preston Boyd
The Male Animal James Thurber & Elliott Nugent John W. James
Agatha Christie's 
Murder at the Vicarage
Moie Charles &  Barbara Toy Kenneth Erickson Jr.
The Mikado W. S. Gilbert & Arthur S. Sullivan James Thaggard
Dr. Brenda Smith
(Musical Director)
   1997-1998 Season  
Production Playwright Director
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams John W. James
The Philadelphia Story Philip Barry Preston Boyd
The Shadow Box Michael Cristofer John W. James & 
James Thaggard
You Can't Take It With You Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman James Thaggard
   1996-1997 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Kennedy's Children Robert Patrick Tom Gambill
Fools Neil Simon John W. James
When Ya Comin' Back, Red Ryder? Mark Medoff Tom Gambill
The Royal Family George S. Kaufman & Edna Ferber Kenneth Erickson Jr.
A Kaleidoscope of One Acts  Various Authors Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1995-1996 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Betty the Yeti  Jon Klein John W. James
The Diary of Anne Frank Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett  M. Bernice Pepke
Arms and the Man George Bernard Shaw M. Bernice Pepke
The Good Doctor Neil Simon John W. James & 
James Thaggard
A Murder Is Arranged Emlyn Williams Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1994-1995 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Miss Firecracker Contest  Beth Henley  Preston Boyd
Lend Me A Tenor  Ken Ludwig John W. James
Getting Out  Marsha Norman  James Thaggard
Censored On Final Approach  Hazel Phyllis Snee  M. Bernice Pepke
The Dining Room  A. R. Gurney  Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1993-1994 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Foreigner Larry Shue  John W. James
Whose Life Is It Anyway?  Brian Clark M. Bernice Pepke
The Heidi Chronicles Wendy Wasserstein  Beth Lincks
The Tempest  William Shakespeare  M. Bernice Pepke
Ten One Acts (Or Maybe Nine)  Various Authors  Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1992-1993 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Fabulous Mrs. Palmer Jo Morello & Diane Colson John W. James
The Royal Gambit Hermann Greissieker M. Bernice Pepke
Night Must Fall Emlyn Williams M. Bernice Pepke
The Crucible Arthur Miller Preston Boyd
Death Takes A Holiday Alberto Casilla & Walter Ferris Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1991-1992 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Gingerbread Lady Neil Simon John W. James
The Runner Stumbles Milan Stitt James Thaggard
The Other Shakespeare Laura Annawyn Shamas John W. James
Mother Hicks Susan Zeder Kelly Wynn Woodland
The Country Wife William Wycherley Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1990-1991 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Forty Carats Jay Presson Allen John W. James
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Jay Presson Allen M. Bernice Pepke
The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 John Bishop John W. James
Everything In The Garden Edward Albee Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1989-1990 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Bartholomew Fair Ben Jonson M. Bernice Pepke
The Elephant Man Bernard Pomerance John W. James
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee Kelly Wynn Woodland
My Three Angels Sam and Bella Spewack M. Bernice Pepke
Kind Lady Edward Chodorov Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1988-1989 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The House of Blue Leaves John Guare John W. James
The Waltz of the Toreadors Jean Anouilh M. Bernice Pepke
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon D. D. Brooke Kelly Wynn Woodland
The Adding Machine Elmer L. Rice M. Bernice Pepke
Anatol Arthur Schnitzler Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1987-1988 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Preacher Thomas Edward West Beth Lincks
Archy & Mehitabel Don Marquis M. Bernice Pepke
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Michael Brady John W. James
The Taming of the Shrew William Shakespeare M. Bernice Pepke
Agatha Christie's A Murder Is Announced Adapted by Leslie Dabon Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1986-1987 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Pack of Lies Hugh Whitemore M. Bernice Pepke
Scapino Frank Dunlop & Jim Dale John W. James
Bus Stop William Inge Susan J. Mannino
Twelfth Night William Shakespeare M. Bernice Pepke
An Evening of One-Acts Various Authors Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1985-1986 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Look Homeward, Angel Ketti Fring John W. James
Ring Round the Bathtub Jane Trahey M. Bernice Pepke
Crimes of the Heart Beth Henley John W. James
Children of the Day Lee Ahlin & Philip Hall M. Bernice Pepke
   1984-1985 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Wake of Jamey Foster Beth Henley John W. James
Museum Tina Howe M. Bernice Pepke
The Plough and the Stars Sean O'Casey
John W. James
A Midsummer Night's Dream William Shakespeare M. Bernice Pepke
Agatha Christie's 
Murder at the Vicarage
Moie Charles & Barbara Toy Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1983-1984 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Girl on the Via Flaminia Alfred Hayes John W. James
Blithe Spirit Noel Coward M. Bernice Pepke
The Mikado W. S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan
M. Bernice Pepke
Alexander Lewis
(Musical Director)
Ready When You Are, C.B. Susan Slade M. Bernice Pepke
The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams John W. James
Rape of the Belt Benn W. Levy Kenneth Erickson Jr.
   1982-1983 Season  
Production Playwright Director
La Mandragola Niccolo Machiavelli John W. James &
Carol Martini
Summer and Smoke Tennessee Williams M. Bernice Pepke
The Good Doctor Neil Simon John W. James
Mrs. McThing Mary Chase M. Bernice Pepke
You Know I Can't Hear You
When the Water's Running
Robert Anderson John W. James
   1981-1982 Season  
Production Playwright Director
School for Scandal Richard Brindsley Sheridan John W. James
Dinny and the Witches William Gibson M. Bernice Pepke
Susannah Carlisle Floyd
John W. James
Alexander Lewis
(Musical Director)
All My Sons Arthur Miller John W. James
Pygmalion George Bernard Shaw M. Bernice Pepke
Agatha Christie's A Murder
Is Announced
Adapted by Leslie Darbon M. Bernice Pepke
   1980-1981 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Enchanted Jean Giraudoux, adapted
by Maruce Valency
John W. James
Another Part of the Forest Lillian Hellman M. Bernice Pepke
The Sound of Music Richard Rodgers, Oscar
Hammerstein II, Howard
Lindsay & Russel Crouse
John W. James
Alexander Lewis
(Musical Director)
Spoon River Anthology Charles Aidman John W. James &
Kelly Wynn
When We Are Married J. B. Priestley M. Bernice Pepke
   1979-1980 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare John W. James
Separate Tables Terence Rattigan M. Bernice Pepke
Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller M. Bernice Pepke
Godspell John-Micahel Tebelak &
Stephen Schwartz
John W. James
Picnic William Inge John W. James &
George Kulp III
   1978-1979 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Moliere's The Imaginary Invalid Adapted by Miles Malleson John W. James
Letters to Lucerne Fritz Roller & Allen Vincent M. Bernice Pepke
The Runner Stumbles Milan Stitt John W. James
You Can't Take It With You Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman M. Bernice Pepke
I Am a Camera John Van Druten John W. James
   1977-1978 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Cactus Flower Abe Burrows John W. James
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Jay Presson Allen M. Bernice Pepke
Regarding Electra Maurice Valency John W. James
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Clark Gesner M. Bernice Pepke
The Philadelphia Story Philip Barry Beth Lincks
   1976-1977 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Charley's Aunt Brandon Thomas John W. James
After the Rain John Bowen Peter Ivanov
Dream Girl Elmer Rice John W. James
Night Must Fall Emlyn Williams Paul J. McClure
   1975-1976 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Menaechmi Plautus John W. James
The Seagull Anton Chekhov John W. James
Barefoot in the Park Neil Simon John W. James
American Primitive William Gibson John W. James
   1974-1975 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tennessee Williams John W. James
Under Milkwood Dylan Thomas John W. James
Antigone Jean Anouilh John W. James
Summertree Ron Cowan Phillip R. Newsome
Marat/Sade Peter Weiss Normand Beauregard
   1973-1974 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Picnic William Inge Lawrence Klar
The Male Animal James Thurber & Elliott Nugent John W. James
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs William Inge John W. James 
Between Two Thieves Waner LeRoy Monica Snyder
Pinter Sketches Harold Pinter John W. James
   1972-1973 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Mary Rose J. M. Barrie John W. James
Everything in the Garden Edward Albee Lawrence Klar
Summer and Smoke Tennessee Williams John W. James
Greensleeves Magic Marian Jonson Michael S. Corriston
The Lady's Not For Burning Christopher Fry Molly Scates
   1971-1972 Season  
Production Playwright Director
A Thurber Carnival James Thurber John W. James
The Firebugs Max Frisch Sara Marshall
The Waltz of the Toreadors Jean Anouilh John W. James
Amphitryon '72 Ben W. Levy John W. James
Tennessee Williams One-Acts Tennessee Williams John W. James
   1970-1971 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Come Back Little Sheba William Inge John W. James
Spoon River Anthology Charles Aidman John W. James
The Diary of Anne Frank Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett John W. James
The Man of La Mancha Dale Wasserman, Mitch Leigh
& Joe Darion
John W. James
   1969-1970 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Look Homeward, Angel Ketti Frings Ray Le Blanc
The Crucible Arthur Miller John W. James
Sabrina Fair William Inge Ray Le Blanc
   1968-1969 Season  
Production Playwright Director
My Three Angels Sam & Bella Spewak John W. James
The Heiress Ruth & Augustus Goetz Ray Le Blanc
The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams John W. James
The Moon is Blue F. Hugh Herbert Ray Le Blanc
     
   1967-1968 Season  
Production Playwright Director
Bell, Book, and Candle John Van Druten Ray Le Blanc
The World of Carl Sandburg Norman Corwin John W. James
Ghosts Henrik Ibsen Ray Le Blanc
   1966-1967 Season  
Production Playwright Director
The Little Hut Andre Roussin Ray Le Blanc
Laura Vera Caspary & George Sklar Ray Le Blanc
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