Production History

Arizona Theatre Company has served Arizona’s audiences with award-winning theatre for the last half-century. Our history has included world premieres, productive partnerships, and performances in cities throughout the state.

Beginning in the 1983/1984 season, all productions are performed in Tucson & Phoenix. Beginning in the 1990/1991 season, all productions are performed at the Temple of Music and Art and the Herberger Theater Center.

GUIDE TO SYMBOLS
* world premiere | ^ co-production | ♦ performed in Phoenix | ♣ performed in Phoenix & Flagstaff | + performed in Mesa | § performed only in Phoenix

1967/1968

Generation
The Mousetrap
The Best Man
The Fantasticks
The Owl and the Pussycat
Hansel and Gretel
The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window
No Exit
A Case of Libel
A View from the Bridge
What’s New

1968/1969

Love in E-Flat
The Threepenny Opera
The Time of Your Life
A Thousand Clowns
Chicago/Birdbath
The Subject was Roses
Lysistrata
A Delicate Balance
The Private Ear/The Public Eye
The Littlest Tailor
ABC
Pinocchio

1969/1970

Carnival
Dear Friends
Don’t Drink the Water
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
A Man for All Seasons
Have you any Dirty Washing, Mother Dear?
Spoon River Anthology
The Hobbitt
The Dandy Lion

1970/1971

You Know I Can’t Hear You When The Water’s Running
Summertree
The Price
Ceremonies in Dark Old Men
The Odd Couple
The Boys in the Band
Adaptation/Next/Calm Down Mother/Keep Tightly Closed in a Cool, Dry Place
Celebration

1971/1972

West Side Story
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
Cyrano

1972/1973

Conflict of Interest
Norman, Is That You?
Stop the World – I Want to Get Off!
Child’s Play
The Gingerbread Lady

1973/1974

Inherit the Wind
A Christmas Carol
Promenade, All
Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
The School for Wives
Of Mice and Men

1974/1975

A Streetcar Named Desire
Sherlock Holmes
The Hot l Baltimore
That Championship Season
Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill
The Taming of the Shrew
Diamond Studs

1975/1976

The Dybbuk
The Sunshine Boys
Rashoman
Diamond Studs
The Sea Horse
The Devil’s Disciple
Moonshine and Sassafrass

1976/1977

In Fashion
Sizwe Banzi is Dead
Ah, Wilderness!
Vanities (Phoenix 1977/1978)
Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
Hamlet

1977/1978

Pygmalion
Slow Dance on the Killing Ground
Equus
Black Comedy/On the Harmfulness Of Tobacco
Shadow Box
Rodgers and Hart
Starting Here, Starting Now

1978/1979

Cold Storage
A Christmas Carol
Tartuffe
The Royal Hunt of the Sun
Boesman and Lena
The Show Off

1979/1980

 A Flea in Her Ear
Twelfth Night
 The Glass Menagerie
Father’s Day
The Seagull
The Threepenny Opera

1980/1981

 The Rivals
♦ Custer
 Indulgences in a Louisville Harem
The Elephant Man
A Little Night Music
 Talley’s Folly

1981/1982

The Rainmaker
A Christmas Carol
Waiting for Godot
Misalliance
 As You Like It
♦ The Gin Game
♦ Tintypes

1982/1983

♦ What the Butler Saw
A Christmas Carol
Journey’s End
♦ Mass Appeal
♦ Uncle Vanya
The Dining Room
♦ A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

1983/1984

A Streetcar Named Desire
Billy Bishop Goes to War
The Taming of the Shrew
Our Town
‘night, Mother
Quilters

1984/1985

And a Nightingale Sang
Master Harold…and the Boys
The Learned Ladies
Death of a Salesman
Goodbye, Freddy
The Robber Bridegroom

1985/1986

Fool for Love
The Real Thing
Galileo
The Government Inspector
Private Lives
My Fair Lady

1986/1987

The House of Blue Leaves
A Delicate Balance
The Matchmaker
The Marriage of Bette and Boo
Glengarry Glen Ross
You Can’t Take It With You

1987/1988

Candide
Great Expectations
Sizwe Banzi is Dead
On the Verge
The Tempest
Taking Steps
* Dreamers of the Day

1988/1989

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Under Milkwood
I’m Not Rappaport
Arms and the Man
Steel Magnolias
A Walk in the Woods

1989/1990

Quilters
The Cocktail Hour
The Boys Next Door
The Importance of Being Earnest
Fences
The Road to Mecca

1990/1991

Amadeus
Loot
The Price
* The Holy Terror
The School for Wives
Other People’s Money

1991/1992

She Stoops to Conquer
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
The Heidi Chronicles
Minor Demons
Sea Marks

1992/1993

* One Crazy Day or the Marriage of Figaro
The All Night Strut!
Nora
* Fertility Rights
M. Butterfly
Willi, An Evening of Wilderness & Spirit

1993/1994

Shadowlands
^ Dreams from a Summer House (with ACT Theatre)
The Seagull
Death and the Maiden
Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein
Lips Together, Teeth Apart

1994/1995

Noises Off
Blues in the Night
* The Old Matador
Dancing at Lughnasa
* Dracula
The Convict’s Return
Oklahoma! (with Phoenix Symphony)

1995/1996

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Little Shop of Horrors
Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and Other Identities
^ Candida (with Initman Theatre)
A Perfect Ganesh
* Private Eyes
Shakespeare for My Father

 1996/1997

The Two Gentlemen of Verona
^ Three Tall Women (with Dallas Theater Center)
Swinging on a Star: The Johnny Burke Musical
* La Malinche
The Illusion
Seven Guitars

1997/1998

Othello (with The Royal National Theatre)
Blithe Spirit
Valley Song
Five Guys Named Moe
^ The Heiress (with Berkeley Repertory Theatre)
* Rocket Man
Scapin

1998/1999

Picasso at the Lapin Agile (also performed in Scottsdale)
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
* The Gershwins’ Fascinating Rhythm (transferred to Broadway)
^ Blues for an Alabama Sky (with Milwaukee Repertory Theater)
How I Learned to Drive
The Last Night of Ballyhoo

1999/2000

^ Play On! (start at Pasadena Play House)
Master Class
The Mystery of Irma Vep
Side Man
^ As You Like It (with Seattle Repertory Theatre)
* ^ The First Hundred Years (start at Berkeley Repertory Theatre)
L’Universe (with The Flying Karamazov Brothers)

2000/2001

Art
^ Crumbs from the Table of Joy (start at Dallas Theater Center)
H.M.S. Pinafore
Wit
How the Other Half Loves
* Inventing Van Gogh
Hamlet (with the Royal National Theatre)

2001/2002

^ 2 Pianos 4 Hands (with Northlight Theatre, toured to Missouri Repertory Theatre, Cleveland Playhouse, Coconut Grove Play House, San Diego Repertory Theatre, State Theatre Company, Virginia Stage Company)
* Ghosts (trans. Lanford Wilson)
My Fair Lady
Late Night Catechism (produced with Entertainment Events, Inc.)
Proof
Fully Committed
^ Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright (start at Missouri Repertory Theatre)

2002/2003

Much Ado About Nothing
^ Blue (built at ATC, start at Pasadena Play House, Coconut Grove Play House, and Papermill Playhouse)
The Fantasticks
A Moon for the Misbegotten
Dirty Blonde
Repfest
* The Origins of Happiness in Latin
The Drawer Boy
Copenhagen

2003/2004

* ^ Over the Moon (with Seattle Repertory Theatre)
Talley’s Folly (with Pasadena Play House)
^ It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues (with Missouri Repertory Theatre)
A Streetcar Named Desire
Othello (Produced with Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company)
Oh Coward!
^ The Underpants (with San Jose Repertory Theatre)

2004/2005

^ The Immigrant (with Northlight Theatre)
^ Anna in the Tropics (start at Dallas Theater Center, with Pasadena Play House)
^ The Pirates of Penzance (start at Kansas City Repertory)
* ^ For Better or Worse (with Berkeley Repertory Theatre)
Permanent Collection
Macbeth

2005/2006

^ + Pride and Prejudice (with San Jose Repertory Theatre and Alliance Theatre)
Bad Dates
^ + Hank Williams: Lost Highway (with Kansas City Repertory and Dallas Theater Center)
^ Crowns (with Portland Center Stage and Actor’s Theatre of Louisville)
The Importance of Being Earnest (with Theatre Royal Bath/Peter Hall Company)
* ^ Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure (with Kansas City Repertory Theatre and Pasadena Play House)
+ Tuesdays with Morrie

2006/2007

Twelfth Night
+ 2 Pianos 4 Hands (Mesa only from San Jose Repertory Theatre)
^ Jitney (start at Kansas City Repertory)
^ + Ella (with Cleveland Play House, Asolo Repertory Theatre, San Jose Repertory)
Souvenir
Repfest
Molly’s Delicious
Love, Janis
I Am My Own Wife
Late Nite Catechism 2 (produced with Entertainment Events, Inc.)

2007/2008

Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone (produced with 88 Entertainment)
Monsieur Chopin (produced with 88 Entertainment)
Touch the Names
The Pajama Game
* ^ Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (with San Jose Repertory)
^ To Kill a Mockingbird (start at Kansas City Repertory Theatre)
^ The Clean House (start at Actor’s Theatre of Louisville)

2008/2009

Enchanted April
The Lady with All the Answers
Hair
^ A Raisin in the Sun (with Cleveland Play House and Penumbra Theatre Company)
* Somebody/Nobody
King Henry V (produced with Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company)
Beethoven, As I Knew Him (with 88 Entertainment)

2009/2010

* ^ The Kite Runner (with San Jose Repertory Theatre)
George is Dead
^ Ain’t Misbehavin’ (with San Jose Repertory Theatre and Cleveland Play House)
[title of show]
The Glass Menagerie
* The Second City Does Arizona, or Close but No Saguaro

2010/2011

^ Backwards in High Heels (start at Asolo Repertory Theatre, with San Jose Repertory Theatre and Cleveland Play House)
^ Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (with Penumbra Theatre)
Romeo and Juliet (produced with Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company)
Woody Guthrie’s American Song
* Ten Chimneys
Lost in Yonkers
* Sex and The Second City 2.0 (produced with The Second City)
The Mystery of Irma Vep

2011/2012

* Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club
^ God of Carnage (with San Jose Repertory Theater)
^ Daddy Long Legs (start at Rubicon Theatre Company)
^ The 39 Steps (start at Guthrie Theater)
The Great Gatsby
^ Red (start at Seattle Repertory Theatre)

2012/2013

^ Next to Normal (with San Jose Repertory Theatre)
^ Lombardi (start at Cleveland Play House)
Jane Austen’s Emma
^ Freud’s Last Session (start at San Jose Repertory Theatre)
The Sunshine Boys
^ Clybourne Park (start at Milwaukee Repertory Theater)

2013/2014

The Importance of Being Earnest
^ The Mountaintop (Blumenthal Performing Arts Center-tour, with Penumbra Theatre Company)
^ Xanadu (start at The Village Theatre)
^ Other Desert Cities (with Indiana Repertory Theatre)
Around the World in 80 Days
^ Venus in Fur (start at Seattle Repertory Theatre)

2014/2015

^ Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (start at Guthrie Theater)
^ Wait Until Dark (start at GEVA Theatre)
^ Murder for Two (with Snug Harbor Productions and AWA Partners)
^ Five Presidents (with Milwaukee Repertory Theater)
Romeo and Juliet
^ A Weekend with Pablo Picasso (start at San Diego Repertory Theatre)

2015/2016

Men are from Mars – Women are from Venus – Live!
Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin (produced with 88 Entertainment)
^ Sex with Strangers (produced with Stray Cat Theatre)
Disgraced
^ Snapshots (start at Village Theatre)
§ The Santaland Diaries (in association with the Herberger Theater Center)
§ A Christmas Carol (in association with the Herberger Theater Center)
^ Fences (with Indiana Repertory Theatre and Milwaukee Repertory Theater)
^ Of Mice and Men (start at Milwaukee Repertory Theater)
The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord