Past Seasons


An Introduction to Modern Drama

June: George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara

August: Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire


September: Henrik Ibsen, A Doll’s House

October: Edward Albee, A Delicate Balance

November: Anton Chekhov, The Three Sisters

Death and After Death

January: August Wilson, Two Trains Running

February: Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman

March: August Strindberg, The Dance of Death

April: Eugene O’Neill, A Moon for the Misbegotten

May: Marsha Norman, ‘night, Mother

June: Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

July: William Nicholson, Shadowlands


September: Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

October: Robert Bolt, A Man for All Seasons

November: John Guare, The House of Blue Leaves

December: Tom Stoppard, Arcadia

Anger and Provocation

January: John Osborne, Look Back in Anger

February: David Mamet, American Buffalo

March: Archibald MacLeish, J.B.


April: Terrence McNally, Love! Valour! Compassion!

May: Wendy Wasserstein, The Heidi Chronicles

June: Lanford Wilson, 5th of July

July: Jean Anouilh, Becket


Family Values

September: Lillian Hellman, The Children’s Hour

October: Sam Shepard, Buried Child

November: Thornton Wilder, Our Town

December: Carson McCullers, The Member of the Wedding

January: Herb Gardner, A Thousand Clowns


February: Mary Coyle Chase, Harvey

March: Peter Weiss, Marat/Sade

April: Sebastian Barry, The Steward of Christendom

The Rules

May: Luigi Pirandello, The Rules of the Game

June: David Hare, Racing Demon

July: Hugh Whitemore, Breaking the Code


Outsiders and Outlaws

September: Christopher Fry, The Lady’s Not for Burning

October: Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun

November: William Gibson, The Miracle Worker

December: Alfred Uhry, The Last Night of Ballyhoo

January: Bertolt Brecht, Galileo

February: Max Frisch, Andorra

March: Brian Friel, Translations

April: Paula Vogel, How I Learned to Drive

May: Martin McDonagh, The Cripple of Inishmaan

June: Tony Kushner, Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches

July: Athol Fugard, The Road to Mecca


Time & Memory: Looking Forward, Looking Back

September: Karel Capek, R.U.R.

October: Elmer Rice, The Adding Machine

November: Alan Ayckbourn, Communicating Doors

December: Eric Overmyer, On the Verge

January: Diana Son, Stop Kiss

February: Richard Greenberg, Three Days of Rain

March: Heather McDonald, Available Light

April: Arthur Miller, All My Sons

May: Ariel Dorfman, Death and the Maiden

June: Donald Margulies, Collected Stories

July: J.B. Priestley, Time and the Conways


Survival of the Fittest

September: Howard Sackler, The Great White Hope

October: Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee, Inherit the Wind

November: Jean Giraudoux, The Madwoman of Chaillot

December: Patrick Meyers, K2

January: Eugene Ionesco, Rhinoceros

February: Ronald Harwood, Taking Sides

March: Mayo Simon, The Old Lady’s Guide to Survival

April: Timberlake Wertenbaker, After Darwin

May: Harold Pinter, The Homecoming

June: Frank Wedekind, Lulu (Earth Spirit & Pandora’s Box)

July: Saul Levitt, The Andersonville Trial


Arts and Sciences


September: Yasmina Reza, ‘Art’

October: Luigi Pirandello, Six Characters in Search of an Author

November: Warren Leight, Side Man

December: Ernest Joselovitz, Shakespeare, Moses, and Joe Papp

January: Conor McPherson, The Weir


February: Michael Frayn, Copenhagen

March: Friedrich Durrenmatt, The Physicists

April: Noel Coward, Blithe Spirit

May: Paul Zindel, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

June: Arthur Kopit, Y2K (aka BecauseHeCan)

July: Y York, Rain. Some Fish. No Elephants.


Women at the Footlights

September: Jean Genet, The Maids

October: James Baldwin, The Amen Corner

November: Clare Boothe Luce, The Women

December: Susan Glaspell, Alison’s House

January: Jennifer Maisel, The Last Seder

February: Lynn Nottage, Intimate Apparel

March: Maxwell Anderson, Elizabeth the Queen

April: Rebecca Gilman, Boy Gets Girl

May: N. Richard Nash, The Rainmaker

June: Henrik Ibsen, Ghosts

July: Cicely Hamilton, Diana of Dobson’s


September: How was the Play? The Role of the Critic

October: David Auburn, Proof

November: George Bernard Shaw, Heartbreak House

December: Tom Stoppard, Jumpers

January: Playwriting: the Process

February: Arthur Miller, The Crucible

March: August Wilson, Fences

April: Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac

May: Ari Roth, Oh, the Innocents

June: Sophie Treadwell, Machinal

August: Gore Vidal, The Best Man


September: David Henry Hwang, M. Butterfly

October: Sean O’Leary, Pound

November: Ferenc Molnar, Liliom (inspiration for Carousel)

December: George Bernard Shaw, Saint Joan

January: Caryl Churchill, Cloud 9

February: Black Women’s Playwrights’ Group

March: Edward Albee, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

April: Ken Ludwig, Lend Me a Tenor

May: Kate Fodor, Hannah and Martin

June: Peter Shaffer, The Royal Hunt of the Sun

August: William Inge, Bus Stop


September: Hyam Maccoby, The Disputation

October: Garson Kanin, Born Yesterday

November: Jean-Paul Sartre, No Exit

December: Charles Aidman, adaptation of Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology

January: Neil LaBute, Fat Pig

February: Wole Soyinka, Death and the King’s Horseman

March: Karen Zacarías, The Sins of Sor Juana

April: August Wilson, Radio Golf

May: Bernard Pomerance, The Elephant Man

June: Ariel Dorfman, Picasso’s Closet

July: Steve Martin, Picasso at the Lapin Agile


September: Morris Panych, Girl in the Goldfish Bowl

October: Woyzeck: The Business Side of Theater

November: Peter Shaffer, Equus

December: Horton Foote, adaptation of William Faulkner’s Tomorrow

January: Michael Frayn, Noises Off

February: Robert O’Hara, Insurrection: Holding History

March: Eugene O’Neill, Ah, Wilderness!

April: Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, Crime and Punishment

May: George Orwell, Animal Farm

June: Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

July: Michael Frayn, Democracy


September: Albert Camus, Caligula

October: Horton Foote, The Carpetbagger’s Children

November: Conor McPherson, Shining City

December: Thornton Wilder, The Skin of Our Teeth

January: John Patrick Shanley, Doubt: A Parable

February: Brendan Behan, The Hostage

March: Arthur Miller, The Price

April: Federico Garcia Lorca, Blood Wedding

May: Friedrich Dűrrenmatt, The Visit

June: Russell Lees, Nixon’s Nixon

July: Robert McElwaine, The Titans


September: Martin McDonagh, The Lieutenant of Inishmore

October: An Evening with Ted van Griethuysen

November: Conor McPherson, Dublin Carol

December: David Mamet, Glengarry Glen Ross

January: Anton Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard

February: Sarah Ruhl, Eurydice

March: Paul Green and Richard Wright, Native Son

April: Karen Zacarías, Legacy of Light

May: Tom Stoppard, Rock ‘n’ Roll

June: Noël Coward, Design for Living

July: Jack Marshall & Paul Morella, A Passion or Justice: An Encounter with Clarence Darrow


September: Harold Pinter, Moonlight

October: Charles Mee, Full Circle

November: Neil Simon, Lost in Yonkers

December: Lydia R. Diamond, Stick Fly

January: Norman Corwin, The Rivalry

February: David Ireland, Everything Between Us

March: Horton Foote, The Trip to Bountiful

April: Neil LaBute, Reasons to be Pretty

May: Allyson Currin, Treadwell: Bright and Dark

June: Peter Parnell, Trumpery

July: David Ives, New Jerusalem


August: Sarah Ruhl, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play

September: Phyllis Nagy, The Talented Mr. Ripley

October: Wajdi Mouawad, Scorched

November: Cliffor Odets, Golden Boy

December: Eugene O’Neill, Beyond the Horizon

January: G. K. Chesterton, Magic

February: Tom Stoppard, On the Razzle

March: Athol Fugard, “Master Harold” . . . and the Boys

April: Lynn Nottage, Ruined

May: Tennessee Williams, A Portrait of a Madonna and The Gnädiges Fräulein

June: Michael Hollinger, Opus

July: Bruce Norris, Clybourne Park


August: Samuel Beckett, Happy Days

September: Alan Bennet, The Habit of Art

October: Alfred Uhry, Parade

November: David Mamet, Race

January: Jules Feiffer, Little Murders

February: Julia Cho, The Language Archive

March: Stephen Schwartz & Nina Faso adaptation of Studs Terkel’s book, Working

April: Brian Friel, Dancing at Lughnasa

May: Matthew Lopez, The Whipping Man

June: Anthony Shaffer, Sleuth

July: dog & pony dc, Beertown


August: Rajiv Joseph, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

September: Oren Jacoby, Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

October: Nikolai Gogol, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, The Government Inspector

November: Richard Nelson and Shaun Davey, musical adapters,

James Joyce’s The Dead

January: Peter Shaffer, Black Comedy

February: Danai Gurira, The Convert

March: Kathleen Akerley adaptation of Orson Welles’ Voodoo Macbeth

April: Michael Hollinger, Ghost-Writer

May: Tom Stoppard, The Real Thing

June: Jacqueline Lawton, The Hampton Years

July: Allyson Currin, Caesar and Dada


August: Steven Dietz, Rancho Mirage

September: Tennessee Williams, The Two-Character Play

October: Eugene O’Neill, The Iceman Cometh

November: Darrah Cloud, Our Suburb

December: Richard Nelson, The Apple Family Plays

January: Mario Vargas Llosa, The Young Lady from Tacna

February: George Bernard Shaw, Back to Methuselah (Part 1 & 2)

March: Arthur Kopit, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feelin’ So Sad

April: August Wilson, The Piano Lesson

May: Mark St. Germain, Freud’s Last Session

June: Noël Coward, Private Lives

July: Johnna Adams, Gidion’s Knot


August: Sam Shepard, Fool for Love

September: August Wilson, Seven Guitars

October: Mary Resing, Visible Language

November: Henrik Ibsen, Hedda Gabler

December: Anton Chekhov, Uncle Vanya

January: James Still, The Widow Lincoln

February: no meeting

March: John Strand, The Originalist

April: John W. Lowell, The Letters

May: Everett Quinton adaptation, A Tale of Two Cities

June: Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

July: Reginald Rose, Twelve Angry Men


August: Women’s Voices Theater Festival
Jacqueline Goldfinger, Trish Tinkler Gets Saved
Jennie Berman Eng, Whenever You’re Near Me I Feel Sick
PatriciaConnelly, Princess Margaret

September: Jennifer Hoppe-House, Bad Dog

October: An August Wilson Retrospective

November: Sarah Ruhl, Stage Kiss

December: Marcus Gardley, The Gospel of LovingKindness

January: Andrew Bovell, When the Rain Stops Falling

February: John Hodge, Collaboraters

March: Scott Carter, The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord

April: Robert Schenkkan, All the Way

May: Steve Yockey, Blackberry Winter

June: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, An Octoroon

July: Anton Chekhov, adapted by Stephanie Mumford, The Lady with the Little Dog


August: Tony Kushner, Angels in America

September: Deborah Zoe Laufer, The Last Schwartz

October: John Guare, Six Degrees of Separation

November: Tom Stoppard, The Hard Problem

December: Edward Albee, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

January: Mike Bartlett, King Charles III

February: Monica Byrne, What Every Girl Should Know
Ruby Rae Spiegal, Dry Land

March: Athol Fugard, Blood Knot

April: Terrence McNally, Master Class

May: Florian Zeller, The Father

June: August Wilson, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

July: Horton Foote, Night Seasons


September: Max Frisch, The Arsonists

October: Caryl Churchill, Top Girls

November: Lauren Gunderson, The Book of Will

December: Caleen Sinnette Jennings, Queens Girl in Africa

January: Timberlake Wertenbaker, Jefferson’s Garden

February: Julia Cho, Aubergine

March: Bertolt Brecht, The Caucasian Chalk Circle

April: Qui Nguyen, Vietgone

May: Bob Bartlett, Swimming with Whales

June: Quotidian Theatre, An Irish Twist on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream


August: Branden Jacob-Jenkins, Gloria

September: David Ives, Venus in Fur

October: August Wilson, Gem of the Ocean

November: Anot Gov, Oh, God

January: Paula Vogel, The Baltimore Waltz

February: Edward Kemp (novel by Mikhail Bulgakov), The Master and Margarita

March: Jon Klein, Resolving Hedda

April: Ken Ludwig, A Comedy of Tenors

May: Allyson Currin, Sooner/Later

June: Sarah Ruhl, The Oldest Boy

July: Harold Pinter, Betrayal


August: Lynn Nottage, Fabulation

September: August Wilson, Jitney

October: Edward Albee, The Occupant

November: Simon Stephens (novel by Mark Haddon), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

January: Lauren Gunderson, Silent Sky

February: Patrick Barlow, The 39 Steps

March: Alexandra Petri, Inherit the Windbag