209th Anniversary Season · America's Oldest · Founded 1809

Mainstage Production History

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

2010-11

2009-10

2008-09

2007-08

2006-07

2005-06

  • Finian's Rainbow · Music by Burton Lane, Book by E.Y. Harburg & Fred Saidy, Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
  • Beauty and the Beast · Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, Book by Linda Woolverton
  • Lost in Yonkers · by Neil Simon
  • Trying · by Joanna McClelland Glass ***
  • Godspell · Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew, Conceived & Originally Directed by John-Michael Tebelak, Music and New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

2004-05

  • Annie Warbucks · Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin
  • Cats · Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Based on T. S. Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats"
  • Broadway Bound · by Neil Simon
  • The Constant Wife · by W. Somerset Maugham
  • West Side Story · Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

2003-04

  • La Vie En Bleu · Music by Pascal Stive, Original Book and Lyrics by Jean Michel Beriat & Raymond Jeannot, English Book by Bruce Lumpkin and Bill Van Horn, English Lyrics by Elaine Rowan **
  • Annie · Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin
  • Biloxi Blues · by Neil Simon
  • The Philadelphia Story · by Philip Barry
  • Hello, Dolly · Book by Michael Stewart, Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman

2002-03

  • She Loves Me · Book by Joe Masteroff, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, Based on a play by Miklos Laszlo
  • The Sound Of Music · Music by Richard Rogers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, Suggested by "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers"
  • Brighton Beach Memoirs · by Neil Simon
  • The Voysey Inheritance · by Harley Granville-Barker
  • Evita · Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

2001-02

  • Camila, A New Musical · Book, Music and Lyrics by Lori McKelvey *
  • My Fair Lady · Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion"
  • Art · by Yasmina Reza, Translated by Christopher Hampton ***
  • Great Expectations · by Charles Dickens, Adapted for the stage by Mark Clements*
  • Damn Yankees · Book by George Abbott and Douglas Wallop, Words and Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross

2000-01

  • Rags · Book by Joseph Stein, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
  • Singin' In The Rain · Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed
  • The Sunshine Boys · by Neil Simon
  • Gaslight · by Patrick Hamilton
  • A Chorus Line · Book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, Music by Marvin Hamlish, Lyrics by Edward Kleban

1999-2000

  • Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story · by Alan Janes, from an original idea by Laurie Mansfield with additional material by Rob Bettinson ***
  • Phantom · Book by Arthur Kopit, Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston
  • The Last Night Of Ballyhoo · by Alfred Uhry ***
  • The Heiress · by Ruth and Augustus Goetz
  • La Cage Aux Folles · Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman, Book by Harvey Fierstein

1998-99

  • Triumph Of Love · Book by James Magruder, Music by Jeffrey Stock, Lyrics by Susan Birkenhead ***
  • Anything Goes · Music/Lyrics by Cole Porter, Book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton, H. Lindsay & R. Crouse
  • Hotel Suite · by Neil Simon *
  • Edward Albee's Three Tall Women
  • Grand Hotel · Book by Luther Davis, Songs by R. Wright/G. Forrest, Additional Music/Lyrics by Maury Yeston

1997-98

  • The Goodbye Girl · Book by Neil Simon, Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by David Zippel ***
  • Crazy For You · Book by Ken Ludwig, Music/Lyrics by George & Ira Gershwin
  • Moon Over Buffalo · by Ken Ludwig ***
  • To Kill A Mockingbird · by Harper Lee, Adapted by Christopher Sergel
  • Blood Brothers · by Willy Russell ***

1996-97

  • Paper Moon · Book by Martin Casella, Music by Larry Grossman, Lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh ***
  • Camelot · by Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe
  • Laughter On The 23rd Floor · by Neil Simon
  • The Rivals · by Richard Sheridan
  • 1776 · Book by Peter Stone, Music/Lyrics by Sherman Edwards

1995-96

  • Blood Money · by The Heather Brothers **
  • The Wizard Of Oz · Book by L. Frank Baum, Music/Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg & Harold Arlen
  • Philadelphia, Here I Come! · by Brian Friel
  • She Stoops To Conquer · by Oliver Goldsmith
  • Cabaret · Book by Joe Masteroff, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

1994-95

  • Count Dracula · by Ted Tiller ***
  • Mame · Book by Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee, Music/Lyrics by Jerry Herman
  • Italian Funerals And Other Festive Occasions · by John Miranda *
  • Conversations With My Father · by Herb Gardner ***
  • Lust · by The Heather Brothers**

1993-94

  • Jake's Women · by Neil Simon ***
  • Me And My Girl · Book/Lyrics by L. Arthur Rose & Douglas Furber, Music by Noel Gay
  • The Vortex · by Noel Coward ***
  • Cyrano De Bergerac · by Edmond Rostand
  • Pageant · Book/Lyrics by Bill Russell & Frank Kelly, Music by Albert Evans ***

1992-93

  • Lend Me A Tenor · by Ken Ludwig ***
  • Into The Woods · Book by James Lapine, Music/Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • The Old Devils · by Robin Hawdon **
  • Henceforward · by Alan Ayckbourn ***
  • Groucho — A Life in Revue · by Arthur Marx & Robert Fisher ***

1991-92

  • Shirley Valentine · by Willy Russel ***
  • Jesus Christ Superstar · by Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • The Lion In Winter · by James Goldman
  • Rumors · by Neil Simon ***
  • Another Kind Of Hero · Book/Lyrics by Lezley Steele, Music by E.A. Alexander *

1990-91

  • Family Affair · by Alexander Ostrovsky **
  • Big River · Book by William Hauptman, Music/Lyrics by Roger Miller ***
  • The Show-off · by George Kelly
  • Steel Magnolias · by Robert Harling ***
  • How It Was Done In Odessa · Book/Lyrics by Erik Haagensen, Music by Alexander Zhurbin **

1989-90

  • How The Other Half Loves · by Alan Ayckbourn ***
  • Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat · by Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Sherlock Holmes And The Speckled Band · by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Sly Fox · by Larry Gelbart
  • The Hired Man · by Melvyn Bragg & Howard Goodall **

1988-89

  • Social Security · by Andrew Bergman ***
  • Guys And Dolls · Book by Abe Burrows & Jo Swerling, Music/Lyrics by Frank Loesser
  • When We Are Married · by J.B. Priestley ***
  • Twelfth Night · by William Shakespeare
  • Fame: The Musical · Book by Jose Fernandez, Music by Steven Margoshes, Lyrics by Jacques Levy

1987-88

  • Noises Off · by Michael Frayn ***
  • Funny Girl · by Isabel Lennart, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Bob Merrill
  • Cat On A Hot Tin Roof · by Tennessee Williams
  • Dusky Sally · by Granville Burgess *
  • Mike · Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by Mitch Leigh, Lyrics by Lee Adams *

1986-87

  • Prisoner Of Second Avenue · by Neil Simon
  • A Little Night Music · Book by Hugh Wheeler, Music/Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • The Big Knife · by Clifford Odets
  • Dumas · by John MacNicholas
  • Tintypes · by Mary Kyte ***

1985-86

  • Isn't It Romantic? · by Wendy Wasserstein ***
  • Gypsy · Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • The Little Foxes · by Lillian Hellman
  • Tomfoolery · by Tom Lehrer ***
  • As You Like It · by William Shakespeare

1984-85

  • Chekhov In Yalta · by John Driver and Jeffrey Haddow ***
  • The Music Man · by Meredith Willson
  • Another Part of the Forest · by Lillian Hellman
  • Quartermaine's Terms · by Simon Gray ***
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream · by William Shakespeare

1983-84

  • A Flea In Her Ear · by Georges Feydeau
  • Oliver! · by Lionel Bart
  • Morning's At Seven · by Paul Osborn
  • A Perfect Gentleman · by Herbert Appleman *
  • The Taming Of The Shrew · by William Shakespeare

* World Premiere   ** American Premiere   *** Philadelphia Premiere