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theatre department - morrissey college of arts and sciences

2016-2017 Season

Waiting for Lefty
By Clifford Odets
and Still Waiting
New Plays by Sheri Wilner, Melinda Lopez, and Kate Snodgrass
Directed by Patricia Riggin

The Misanthrope
By Molieré
Directed by Dr. Theresa Lang

What Every Girl Should Know
by Monica Byrne
Directed by Cassie Chapados '17

Eurydice
By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Grace Fucci '17

Kingdom City
by Sheri Wilner
16-17 Monan Professor in Theatre Arts
Directed by John Houchin

Evita
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Directed by Paul Daigneault '87

Now & Then
New Plays by Alumni Playwrights
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

2015-2016 Season

Carousel
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book & Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein
Directed by Michelle Miller ‘98
15-16 Monan Professor in Theatre Arts

Big Love
By Charles L. Mee
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

Almost, Maine
By John Cariani
Directed by Ryan Cooper ‘16

Learning How to Drown
Book & Lyrics By Patricia Noonan ‘07
Music & Lyrics by Amanda Jacobs
Directed by Igor Goldin

Time Stands Still
By Donald Margulies
Directed by Caitlin Mason ‘16
March 17 – 20, 2016

The Servant of Two Masters SPECTACULAR!
By Carlo Goldoni
Adapted & Directed by Luke Jorgensen

2014-2015 Season

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Galbart
Directed by Luke Jorgensen  

The Trojan Women
by Euripides
Directed by John Houchin

Honor, Shame, and Violence: A Shakespeare Anthology Project
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Tina Packer

One Flea Spare
by Naomi Wallace
A Theatre Department Workshop Production
Directed by Cara Harrington '15

Next Fall
by Geoffrey Nauffts
A Theatre Department Workshop Production
Directed by Sarah Krantz '15

The Tempest
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Patricia Riggin

2013-2014 Season

The 39 Steps
By Patrick Barlow
Directed by Luke Jorgensen

Three Sisters

By Anton Chekhov
Directed by David R. Gammons

The Clean House
By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Billy McEntee '14

Circle Mirror Transformation
By Annie Baker
Directed by Maggie Kearnan '14

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf
By Ntozake Shange
Directed by John Houchin

The Drowsy Chaperone

Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

2012-2013 Season

These Shining Lives
By Melanie Marnich
Directed by Patricia Riggin

The Arabian Nights

Adapted by Mary Zimmerman
Directed by John Houchin

Picasso at the Lapin Agile
By Steve Martin
Directed by Shannon DeBari '13

Jack and Jill
By Jane Martin
Directed by Hana Hyseni '13

New Voices 2013
Original plays by BC student playwrights
Marcel at Alice's by Timothy N. Kopacz '13
The Nightingale by Workshop in Puppet and Object Theatre
16 Gigs by Maggie Kearnan '14
Let Me Go Ever by Kyle N. Brown '14
A Night in the Low Light by Chris Gouchoe '13
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

Avenue Q
Music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Book by Jeff Whitty
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

2011-2012 Season

Into the Woods
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Directed by Paul Daigneault

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds
By Paul Zindel
Directed by Marc Franklin '12

Doubt, A Parable
By John Patrick Shanley
Directed by John Houchin

Lysistrata
By Aristophanes
Translated by Sarah Ruden
Directed by Alex Lucci '12

Rising Up: A Dance Showcase
Choreographed by: Sun Ho Kim,
Margot Parsons, Kirstin McKinney, and
Robert Ver Eecke, S.J.
Directed by Sun Ho Kim

A Midsummer Night's Dream
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Luke Jorgenson

2010-2011 Season

Top Girls
By Caryl Churchill
Directed by Patricia Riggin

She Stoops to Conquer
By Oliver Goldsmith
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

Dr.Jekyll And Mr.Hyde
By Jeffrey Hatcher
Directed by Nick Foster '11

New Voices 2011
Original plays by BC student playwrights
The Missing Piece by Riley Madincea '11
Chase 304 by Meghan Crosby '12
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

The Trestle At Pope Lick Creek
By Naomi Wallace
Directed by Elizabeth McKnight '11

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Music and Lyrics by David Yazbek
Book by Jeffrey Lane
Directed by Kevin P. Hill

2009-2010 Season

CodeMonkey
Written & Directed by Luke Jorgensen
Featuring the Music of Jonathan Coulton

Twelfth Night, or What You Will
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

Burn This
By Lanford Wilson
Directed by Kimberly V. Porcelli

Isn't It Romantic
By Wendy Wasserstein
Directed by Maria Alejandra Rivas '10

Translations
By Brian Friel
Directed by Carmel O'Reilly

The Threepenny Opera
Book and Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

2008-2009 Season

Hotel Paradiso
By Georges Feydeau
Directed by John Houchin

Angels in America:
A Gay Fantasia On National Themes
Part I: Millenium Appraches

By Tony Kushner
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

Uncle Vanya
By Anton Chekhov
Translation by Paul Schmidt
Directed by Patricia Riggin

Sweet Charity
Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Book by Neil Simon
Directed by Michael Allosso

2007-2008 Season

Metamorphoses
By Mary Zimmerman
Directed by Luke Jorgensen

Stage Door
By Edna Farber and George S. Kaufman
Directed by John Houchin

Ashley's Purpose
Conceived and Directed by Scott T. Cummings

Urinetown
Book by Greg Kotis
Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollman & Greg Kotis
Directed by Paul Daigneault

2006-2007 Season

An Experiment with an Air Pump
By Shelagh Stephenson
Directed by Patricia Riggin

Macbeth
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

 

New Voices 2007
No Child Left Behind
by Megan Maile Green ‘08
The Storykeeper by Patricia Noonan ‘07
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

The Pirates of Penzance
Libretto by W.S. Gilbert
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

2005-2006 Season

The King Stag
By Carlo Gozzi
Directed by Luke Jorgensen

Marisol
By José Rivera
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!
By Dario Fo
Directed by John Houchin

Cabaret
Book by Joe Masteroff
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Music by John Kander
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

2004-2005 Season

Necessary Targets
By Eve Ensler

Credible Witness
By Timberlake Wertenbaker
Directed by Patricia Riggin

Dreaming Shakespeare
Based on the works of William Shakespeare
Directed by John Houchin

New Voices 2005
Swimming After Dark
by Emily Dendinger '05
Zoe by Richard Lawson '05
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

Candide
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

2003-2004 Season

The Crucible
By Arthur Miller
Directed by Luke Jorgensen

Arcadia
By Tom Stoppard
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

Abingdon Square
By Maria Irene Fornes
Directed by Scott Cummings

Anything Goes
Book by Guy Bolton & P.G. Woodhouse
Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter
Directed by John Houchin

2002-2003 Season

An Evening of One-Acts
The Flying Doctor
and The Forced Marraige
By Moliere
Directed by Luke Jorgensen
Life Under Water
By Richard Greenberg
Directed by Edward Kahn
Hope
By Terrence McNally
Directed by Patricia Riggin

Hamlet
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

Good
By C.P. Taylor
Directed by John Houchin

A Little Night Music
Book by Hugh Taylor
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

2001-2002 Season

Dracula
by Steven Dietz

Pterodactyls
by Nicki Silver

The Good Person of Szechwan
By Bertolt Brecht
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

 

A Summer Evening in Des Moines
by Charles Mee
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

Rhinoceros
By Eugène Ionesco

Jesus Christ Superstar
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice

2000-2001 Season

Ring 'Round the Moon
By Jean Anouilh
Directed by John Houchin

Blue Window
By Craig Lucas
Directed by Paul Daigneault

The Seagull
By Anton Chekhov
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

Oklahoma!
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

1999-2000 Season

Carthaginians
By Frank McGuinnes
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

The Rivals
By Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

Picasso at the Lapin Agile
By Steve Martin
Directed by Luke Jorgensen

Patience
Libretto by W.S. Gillbert
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

1998-1999 Season

Preliminary Stages: An Evening of New Plays
All of Me
by Carrie Friedman
Butterfly Plunge Into Crystal Sharpness
by Beth O'Brien
Karma by Sascha Rothchild
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

The Marriage
By Nikolai Gogol
Directed by John Houchin

The Fifth of July
By Lanford Wilson
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

Into the Woods
Book by James Lapine
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

1997-1998 Season

The Comedy of Errors
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

Buried Child
By Sam Shepard
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

Story Theater
By Paul Sills
Directed by John Houchin

The Secret Garden
Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman
Music by Lucy Simon
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

1996-1997 Season

Our Country's Good
By Timberlake Wertenbaker
Directed by John Houchin

Steel Magnolias
By Robert Harling
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

The Triumph of Love
By Marivaux
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

Little Shop of Horrors
Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

1995-1996 Season

Endgame
By Samuel Beckett
Directed by Scott T. Cummings

The Glass Menagerie
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

Tartuffe
By Molieré
Directed by John Houchin

The Pirates of Penzance
Libretto by W.S. Gilbert
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

1994-1995 Season

As You Like It
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

On The Verge
By Eric Overmeyer
Directed by John Houchin

The Children’s Hour
By Lillian Hellman
Directed by Jayme Koszyn

Company
Book by George Furth
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

1993-1994 Season

Brighton Beach Memoirs
By Neil Simon
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

Evita
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Directed by Henry Shaffer

Dracula: The Vampire Play
Dramatized by Hamilton Deanek
and John Balderston
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

House of Blue Leaves
By John Guare
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

1992-1993 Season

Julius Caesar
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Denis P. Moran, S.J.

Waiting for Godot
By Samuel Beckett
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

A Man for All Seasons
By Robert Bolt
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

All My Husbands
A Farce by Georges Feydau & Maurice Desvalliers
Translated and Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

1991-1992 Season

Play It Again Robsham: The First 10 Years
Compiled and Edited by J. Paul Marcoux
Narration by James McGahay
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

Equus
By Peter Shaffer
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

The Normal Heart
By Larry Kramer
Directed by Denis P. Moran, S.J.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

1990-1991 Season

Coelina
By Pixerécourt
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

Antigone
By Jean Anouilh
Based on the play by Sophocles
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

Pippin
Book by Richard O. Hirson
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

Mother Courage and Her Children
By Bertolt Brecht
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

1988-1989 Season

Time to Feast, Time To Fast
Translated by Elena Ivanova
Directed by Elena Ivanova

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
By Tom Stoppard
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

The King and I
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music By Richard Rodgers
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

Translations
By Brian Friel
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

1987-1988 Season

The Drunkard
By W. H. Smith
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

Our Town
By Thornton Wilder
Directed by Dr. Stuart J. Hecht

Chicago
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Lyrics by Fred Ebb & Music by John Kander
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

Of Mice and Men
By John Steinbeck
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

1986-1987 Season

Whose Life Is It Anyway
By Brian Clark
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

The Tempest
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

West Side Story
Book by Arthur Laurents
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

The Cactus Flower
By Abe Burrows
Directed by Alice Mamarchev

1985-1986 Season

Amadeus
By Peter Shaffer
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

Bedroom Farce
By Alan Ayckbourn

The Painted Scene: An Evening of One Acts
By Henry Kitchell Webster
Directed by Tomás MacAnna

Once Upon a Mattress
Book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer,
and Dean Fuller
Music by Mary Rodgers & Lyrics by Marshall Barer
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

1984-1985 Season

The Caucasian Chalk Circle
By Bertolt Brecht
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

The Lion in Winter
By James Goldman
Directed by Robert VerEecke, S.J.

Deathtrap
By Ira Levin
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

King of Hearts
Book by Joseph Stein
Music by Peter Link
Lyrics by Jacob Brackman
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

1983-1984 Season

The Dressmaker
By Georges Feydeau
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

Mack and Mabel
Book by Michael Stewart
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

The Glass Menagerie
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

Dark of the Moon
By Howard Richardson and William Berney
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

1982-1983 Season

The Elephant Man
By Bernard Pomerance
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

Korczak’s Children
By Michael K. Brady
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

The Mikado
Libretto by William S. Gilbert
Music and Lyrics by Arthur Sullivan
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux

Romeo and Juliet
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Harlan Grant

1981-1982 Season

Ulysses in Nighttown
By James Joyce
Directed by Tomás MacAnna

The Hot L Baltimore
By Lanford Wilson
Directed by Dr. Howard Enoch

Uncle Vanya
By Anton Chekhov
Directed by Fr. Joseph Larkin

Camelot
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
Featuring Gordon MacRae as King Arthur
Directed by J. Paul Marcoux