Guthrie Theater production history


Guthrie Theater production history

The Guthrie Theater is a professional theater company in Minneapolis, Minnesota which started operation in 1963. The following is a chronological list of the productions that have been staged since its inception.

1963

*"Hamlet" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Miser" - by Molière
*"Three Sisters" - by Anton Chekhov
*"Death of a Salesman" - by Arthur Miller

1964

*"Henry V" - by William Shakespeare
*"Saint Joan" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"The Glass Menagerie" - by Tennessee Williams
*"Volpone" - by Ben Jonson

1965

*"Richard III" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Way of the World" - by William Congreve
*"The Cherry Orchard" - by Anton Chekhov
*"The Caucasian Chalk Circle" - by Bertolt Brecht
*"The Miser" - by Molière

1966

*"The Skin of Our Teeth" - by Thornton Wilder
*"The Dance of Death" - by August Strindberg
*"As You Like It" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Doctor's Dilemma" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"S.S. Glencairn" - by Eugene O'Neill

1967

*"The Shoemaker's Holiday" - by Thomas Dekker
*"Thieves' Carnival" - by Jean Anouilh
*"Harpers Ferry" - by Barrie Stavis
*"The House of Atreus" - based on Oresteia by Aeschylus, adapted by John Lewin
*"The Visit" - by Friedrich Dürrenmatt adapted by Maurice Valency

1968

*"Twelfth Night" - by William Shakespeare
*"Serjeant Musgrave's Dance" - by John Arden
*"The Master Builder" - by Henrik Ibsen
*"The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" - by Bertolt Brecht
*"Merton of the Movies" - by Marc Connelly and George S. Kaufman
*"The House of Atreus" - based on Oresteia by Aeschylus, adapted by John Lewin

1969

*"Julius Caesar" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Beauty Part" - by S.J. Perelman
*"The Homecoming" - by Harold Pinter
*"Mourning Becomes Electra" - by Eugene O’Neill
*"Uncle Vanya" - by Anton Chekhov

1970

*"The Venetian Twins" - by Carlo Goldoni, adapted by Robert David MacDonald
*"Ceremonies in Dark Old Men" - by Lonne Elder III
*"The Tempest" - by William Shakespeare
*"A Man's a Man" - by Bertolt Brecht
*"A Play" - by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, adapted by Paul Avila Mayer

1971-1972

*"Cyrano de Bergerac" - by Edmond Rostand
*"The Taming of the Shrew" - by William Shakespeare
*"A Touch of the Poet" - by Eugene O'Neill
*"Misalliance" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"The Diary of a Scoundrel" - by Alexander Ostrovsky

1972-1973

*"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - by William Shakespeare
*"Of Mice and Men" - by John Steinbeck
*"The Relapse" - by Sir John Vanbrugh
*"An Italian Straw Hat" - by Eugène Labiche
*"Oedipus the King" - by Sophocles
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Cyrano - the musical" - book and lyrics by Anthony Burgess, music by Michael J. Lewis

1973-1974

*"Becket" - by Jean Anouilh
*"Oedipus the King" - by Sophocles
*"The Government Inspector" - by Nikolai Gogol
*"Juno and the Paycock" - by Sean O'Casey
*"I, Said the Fly" - by June Havoc
*"Waiting for Godot" - by Samuel Beckett
*"The Merchant of Venice" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Miracle Man" - by Erik Brogger, adapted from Molière

1974-1975

*"King Lear" - by William Shakespeare
*"Love's Labour's Lost" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Crucible" - by Arthur Miller
*"Tartuffe" - by Molière
*"The School for Scandal" - by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1975-1976

*"Arsenic and Old Lace" - by Joseph Kesselring
*"The Caretaker" - by Harold Pinter
*"A Streetcar Named Desire" - by Tennessee Williams
*"Loot" - by Joe Orton
*"Mother Courage" - by Bertolt Brecht
*"Under Milk Wood" - by Dylan Thomas
*"Private Lives" - by Noel Coward
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Measure for Measure" - by William Shakespeare

1976-1977

*"The Matchmaker" - by Thornton Wilder
*"Doctor Faustus" - by Christopher Marlowe
*"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" - by Tennessee Williams
*"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" - by Tom Stoppard
*"An Enemy of the People" - by Henrik Ibsen
*"The Winter's Tale" - by William Shakespeare
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"The National Health" - by Peter Nichols

1977-1978

*"She Stoops to Conquer" - by Oliver Goldsmith
*"A Moon for the Misbegotten" - by Eugene O'Neill
*"La Ronde" - by Arthur Schnitzler
*"Catsplay" - by István Örkény
*"The White Devil" - by John Webster
*"Design for Living" - by Noel Coward
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Pantagleize" - by Michel de Ghelderode

1978-1979

*"The Pretenders" - by Henrik Ibsen
*"Teibele and Her Demon" - by Isaac Bashevis Singer and Eve Friedman
*"Boy Meets Girl" - by Samuel and Bella Spewack
*"Bonjour, là, bonjour" - by Michel Tremblay
*"Hamlet" - by William Shakespeare
*"Marriage" - by Nikolai Gogol
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"The Beggar's Opera" - by John Gay

1979-1980

*"The Rivals" - by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
*"Right of Way" - by Richard Lees
*"The Glass Menagerie" - by Tennessee Williams
*"Monsieur de Molière" - by Mikhail Bulgakov
*"Endgame" - by Samuel Beckett
*"Romeo and Juliet" - by William Shakespeare
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"You Can't Take It With You" - by George Kaufman and Moss Hart

1980-1981

*"Wild Oats" - by John O'Keefe
*"Camille" - by Alexandre Dumas, fils
*"The Tavern" - by George M. Cohan
*"Desire Under the Elms" - by Eugene O'Neill
*"Mary Stuart" - by Friedrich Schiller
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Arms and the Man" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"Macbeth" - by William Shakespeare

1981-1982

*"The Tempest" - by William Shakespeare
*"Don Juan" - by Molière
*"Our Town" - by Thornton Wilder
*"Foxfire" - by Hume Cronyn and Susan Cooper
*"Eve of Retirement" - by Thomas Bernhard
*"" - by Nelly Sachs
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Candide" - by Voltaire
*"As You Like It" - by William Shakespeare

1982-1983

*"Summer Vacation Madness" - by Carlo Goldoni
*"Requiem for a Nun" - by William Faulkner
*"The Marriage of Figaro" - by Beaumarchais
*"Room Service" - by Jon Murray and Allen Boretz
*"Heartbreak House" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Entertaining Mr. Sloane" - by Joe Orton
*"Peer Gynt" - by Henrik Ibsen

1983-1984

*"Master Harold...and the Boys" - by Athol Fugard
*"The Threepenny Opera" - by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill
*"Guys and Dolls" - by Damon Runyon
*"The Entertainer" - by John Osborne
*"The Seagull" - by Anton Chekhov
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"The Importance of Being Earnest" - by Oscar Wilde
*"Hedda Gabler" - by Henrik Ibsen

1984-1985

*"A Soldier's Play" - by Charles Fuller
*"Hang on to Me" - songs by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, book by Maxim Gorky
*"Three Sisters" - by Anton Chekhov
*"Tartuffe" - by Molière
*"'Night Mother" - by Marsha Norman
*"Twelfth Night" - by William Shakespeare
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Anything Goes" - by Cole Porter

1985-1986

*"Great Expectations" - by Charles Dickens
*"Cyrano de Bergerac" - by Edmond Rostand
*"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - by William Shakespeare
*"Candida" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"Execution of Justice" - by Emily Mann
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"On the Razzle" - by Tom Stoppard
*"The Rainmaker" - by N. Richard Nash

1986-1987

*"Saint Joan" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"The Merry Wives of Windsor" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Birthday Party" - by Harold Pinter
*"On the Verge" - by Eric Overmeyer
*"Rhinoceros" - by Eugene Ionesco
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Double Infidelities" - by Pierre Marivaux
*"The Gospel at Colonus" - by Lee Breuer

1987-1988

*"The Misanthrope" - by Molière
*"The Piggy Bank" - by Eugène Labiche & Alfred Delacour
*"The Bacchae" - by Euripides
*"The House of Bernarda Alba" - by Federico García Lorca
*"Leon & Lena (and Lenz)" - by Georg Buchner
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Richard III" - by William Shakespeare

1988-1989

*"The Glass Menagerie" - by Tennessee Williams
*"The Imaginary Invalid" - by Molière
*"Frankenstein - Playing with Fire" - by Barbara Field
*"Hamlet" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Wild Duck" - by Henrik Ibsen
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Pravda" - by David Hare and Howard Brenton

1989-1990

*"Harvey" - by Mary Chase
*"Uncle Vanya" - by Anton Chekhov
*"The Duchess of Malfi" - by John Webster
*"Volpone" - by Ben Jonson
*"The Screens" - by Jean Genet
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Candide" - by Hugh Wheeler and Leonard Bernstein

1990-1991

*"Richard II" - by William Shakespeare
*"Henry IV" - by William Shakespeare
*"Henry V" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Skin of Our Teeth" - by Thornton Wilder
*"The Front Page" - by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Medea" - by Euripides

1991-1992

*"Death of a Salesman" - by Arthur Miller
*"The Man Who Came to Dinner" - by George Kaufman and Moss Hart
*"The Illusion" - by Pierre Corneille
*"Fantasio" - by Alfred de Musset
*"The Tempest" - by William Shakespeare
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Marat/Sade" - by Peter Weiss

1992-1993

*"Iphigeneia at Aulis" - by Euripides
*"Agamemnon" - by Aeschylus
*"Electra" - by Sophocles
*"Private Lives" - by Noel Coward
*"The Winter's Tale" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Seagull" - by Anton Chekhov
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"The Good Hope" - by Herman Heijermans

1993-1994

*"Too Clever by Half" - by Alexander Ostrovski
*"Naga Mandala" - by Girish Karnad
*"The Triumph of Love" - by Pierre Marivaux
*"Othello" - by William Shakespeare
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"A Woman of No Importance" - by Oscar Wilde
*"Dream on Monkey Mountain" - by Derek Walcott

1994-1995

*"The Rover" - by Aphra Behn
*"The Play's the Thing" - by Ferenc Molnar
*"Home" - by David Storey
*"The Broken Jug" - by Heinrich von Kleist
*"As You Like It" - by William Shakespeare
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Macbeth" - by William Shakespeare
*"" - by Franz Kafka

1995-1996

*"King Lear" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Royal Family" - by George Kaufman and Edna Feber
*"Tone Clusters" - by Joyce Carol Oates
*"Naomi in the Living Room" - by Christopher Durang
*"The Zoo Story" - by Edward Albee
*"The Firebugs" - by Max Frisch
*"Old Times" - by Harold Pinter
*"Big White Fog" - by Theodore Ward
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Babes in Arms" - by Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart

1996-1997

*"The Cherry Orchard" - by Anton Chekhov
*"She Stoops to Conquer" - by Oliver Goldsmith
*"Philadelphia, Here I Come!" - by Brian Friel
*"Simpatico" - by Sam Shepard
*"A Doll's House" - by Henrik Ibsen
*"Mystery of the Rose Bouquet" - by Manuel Puig
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"The Price" - by Arthur Miller
*"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - by William Shakespeare
*"Many Colors Make the Thunder-King" - by Femi Osofisan

1997-1998

*"You Can't Take It with You" - by George Kaufman and Moss Hart
*"Blithe Spirit" - by Noel Coward
*"Racing Demon" - by David Hare
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"The Playboy of the Western World" - by John Millington Synge
*"Thunder Knocking on the Door" - by Keith Glover
*"Black No More" - by Syl Jones
*"Much Ado About Nothing" - by William Shakespeare

1998-1999

*"The Importance of Being Earnest" - by Oscar Wilde
*"A Month in the Country" - by Brian Friel
*"Molly Sweeney" - by Brian Friel
*"The Venetian Twins" - by Carlo Goldoni
*"Gross Indecency" - by Moisés Kaufman
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"The Magic Fire" - by Lillian Garrett-Groag
*"Julius Caesar" - by William Shakespeare
*"Lysistrata" - by Aristophanes
*"Summer and Smoke" - by Tennessee Williams

1999-2000

*"Sweeney Todd" - by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler
*"The School for Scandal" - by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
*"Ah, Wilderness!" - by Eugene O'Neill
*"Martin Guerre" - by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg
*"Mr. Peters' Connections" - by Arthur Miller
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Misalliance" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"Lake Hollywood" - by John Guare
*"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Darker Face of the Earth" - by Rita Dove
*"The Plough and the Stars" - by Sean O'Casey
*"Side Man" - by Warren Leight

2000-2001

*"Twelfth Night" - by William Shakespeare
*"Hedda Gabler" - by Henrik Ibsen
*"To Fool the Eye" - adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher of Leocadia by Jean Anouilh
*"The Invention of Love" - by Tom Stoppard
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Blood Wedding" - by Federico Garcia Lorca
*"Molly Sweeney" - by Brian Friel
*"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" - by Edward Albee
*"In the Blood" - by Suzan-Lori Parks
*"Once in a Lifetime" - by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman

2001-2002

*"Amadeus" - by Peter Shaffer
*"The Carpetbagger's Children" - by Horton Foote
*"Da" - by Hugh Leonard
*"Merrily We Roll Along" - by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Antony and Cleopatra" - by William Shakespeare
*"Thief River" - by Lee Blessing
*"Ah, Wilderness!" - by Eugene O'Neill
*"The Canterbury Tales" - by Geoffrey Chaucer
*"All My Sons" - by Arthur Miller

2002-2003

*"Resurrection Blues" - by Arthur Miller
*"Good Boys" - by Jane Martin
*"The Comedy of Errors" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Chairs" - by Eugene Ionesco
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Mrs. Warren's Profession" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"Wintertime" - by Charles L. Mee
*"The Stuff of Dreams" - by Bill Corbett
*"Six Degrees of Separation" - by John Guare
*"Three Sisters" - by Anton Chekhov
*"Top Girls" - by Caryl Churchill

2003-2004

*"Pride and Prejudice" - by Jane Austen
*"Nickel and Dimed" - by Joan Holden
*"The Night of the Iguana" - by Tennessee Williams
*"Othello" - by William Shakespeare
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Crowns" - by Regina Taylor
*"Boston Marriage" - by David Mamet
*"Othello" - by William Shakespeare
*"Romeo and Juliet" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Pirates of Penzance" - by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
*"Blue/Orange" - by Joe Penhall

2004-2005

*"Death of a Salesman" - by Arthur Miller
*"Lady with a Lapdog" - by Anton Chekhov
*"Pygmalion" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"The Sex Habits of American Women" - by Julie Marie Myatt
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"Oedipus" - by Ellen McLaughlin
*"Pericles" - by William Shakespeare
*"As You Like It" - by William Shakespeare
*"She Loves Me" - by Joe Masteroff, Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock
*"A Body of Water" - by Lee Blessing

2005-2006

*"His Girl Friday" - by John Guare
*"The Constant Wife" - by W. Somerset Maugham
*"Intimate Apparel" - by Lynn Nottage
*"" - by Kevin Kling
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"The People's Temple" - by Leigh Fondakowski
*"Hamlet" - by William Shakespeare

2006-2007

*"The Great Gatsby" - by F. Scott Fitzgerald
*"The Real Thing" - by Tom Stoppard
*"The Falls" - by Jeffrey Hatcher
*"Lost in Yonkers" - by Neil Simon
*"Edgardo Mine" - by Alfred Uhry
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens
*"The Glass Menagerie" - by Tennessee Williams
*"The Merchant of Venice" - by William Shakespeare
*"Major Barbara" - by George Bernard Shaw
*"Boats on a River" - by Julie Marie Myatt
*"1776" - music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards, book by Peter Stone

2007-2008

*"Private Lives" - by Noël Coward
*"Jane Eyre" - by Charlotte Brontë, adapted by Alan Stanford
*"The Home Place" - by Brian Friel
*"Pen" - by David Marshall Grant
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens, adapted by Barbara Field
*"Peer Gynt" - by Henrik Ibsen, translated and adapted by Robert Bly
*"Third" - by Wendy Wasserstein
*"9 Parts of Desire" - by Heather Raffo
*"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - by William Shakespeare
*"The Secret Fall of Constance Wilde" - by Thomas Kilroy
*"After a Hundred Years" - by Naomi Iizuka
*"The Government Inspector" - by Nikolai Gogol, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher

2008-2009

*"Little House on the Prairie" - based on the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, book by Rachel Sheinkin, music by Rachel Portman, lyrics by Donna di Novelli
*"A View from the Bridge" - by Arthur Miller
*"The Caretaker" - by Harold Pinter
*"Shadowlands" - by William Nicholson
*"A Christmas Carol" - by Charles Dickens, adapted by Barbara Field
*"A Delicate Balance" - by Edward Albee
*"The Two Gentlemen of Verona" - by William Shakespeare
*" Happy Days" - by Samuel Beckett
*"Caroline, or Change" - book and lyrics by Tony Kushner, music by Jeanine Tesori
*"The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures" - by Tony Kushner
*An evening of short plays by Tony Kushner
*"When We Are Married" - by J. B. Priestley

External links

* [http://www.guthrietheater.org Guthrie Theater web site]


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