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{Purple denotes World Premiere Production}

1966

Mister Roberts by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan

The Bat by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood

The Rainmaker by N. Richard Nash

Our Town by Thorton Wilder

Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin

1967

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring

The Seven Year Itch by George Axelrod

You Can’t Take It With You by George Kaufman and Moss Hart

Theatre for Young Audiences: Tom Sawyer by Paul Kester

1968

A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt

Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon

Green Grow the Lilacs by Lynn Riggs

Out of the Frying Pan by Francis Swann

Ten Little Indians by Agatha Christie

Theatre for Young Audiences: Johnny Moonbeam and the Silver Arrow by Joseph Golden

1969

The Fantasticks by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt

The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

Night Must Fall by Emlyn Williams

Come Blow Your Horn by Neil Simon

Everybody Loves Opal  by John Patrick

Theatre for Young Audiences: Children’s Carnival by Kathryn Reed

1970

The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goloni

My Three Angels by Same and Bella Spewack

Don’t Drink the Water by Woody Allen

Star-Spangled Girl by Neil Simon

The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie

Theatre for Young Audiences: Androcles and the Lion by Aurand Harris

1971

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum by Shevelove and Sondheim

Dracula by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

Harvey by Mary Chase

Sunday in New York by Norman Krasna

Theatre for Young Audiences: Storybook Theatre by Kathryn Reed

1972

The Rainmaker by N. Richard Nash

Little Mary Sunshine by Rick Besoyan

The Lion in Winter by James Goldman

Room Service by John Murray and Allen Boretz

The Tiger by Murray Shisgal

The Loveliest Afternoon of the Year by John Guare

Soap by Douglas Wasson and Sketches by Harold Pinter

Theatre for Young Audiences: Surprise by Kathryn Reed

1973

Destry Rides Again by Harold Rome and Leonard Gershe

The Odd Couple by Neil Simon

The Effects of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel

Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott

Passion, Poison, and Petrifaction by George Bernard Shaw

The Boar by Anton Chekhov

I’m Herbert by Robert Anderson

Theatre for Young Audiences: Parade by Rebecca Ditzler

1974

The Boyfriend by Sandy Wilson

The Philadelphia Story by Phillip Barry

Spoon River Anthology by Charles Aidman, adapted from writings by Edgar L. Masters

The Girl from Maxim’s by George Feydeau, translated by Anne Thompson

The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw

Home Fires by John Guare

Schubert’s Last Serenade by Julie Bovasso

Theatre for Young Audiences: Just Pretend by Kathryn Reed

1975

The Happy Hunter by George Feydeau, translated by Barnett Shaw

Ten Nights in a Bar Room by William W. Pratt

Jack be Nimble by Gray Thornton and Frank Carioti

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

The House of Blue Leaves by John Guare

Theatre for Young Audiences: Golliwhoppers by Flora B. Atkin

1976

Charley’s Aunt by Brandon Thomas

Night Watch by Lucille Fletcher

Two for the Seesaw by William Gibson

The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild by Paul Zindel

The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman

Theatre for Young Audiences: Reggie and the Riddle by CRT company, music by Mark Houston

1977

Hazel Kirke by Steele Mackay, adapted by Francis J. Cullinan

A Thousand Clowns by H. Gardner

You’re a Good man Charlie Brown by Clark Gesner

Private Lives by Noel Coward

I Am A Camera by John Van Druten

Theatre for Young Audiences: Commedia Paradia! Book by Pamela Berlin and Dianne M. Sposito, music by Mark Houston

1978

The Fantasticks by Tome Jones and Harvey Schmidt

Peg O’ My Heart by J. Hartley Manners

The Private Ear and Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer

The Play’s the Thing by Ferenc Molnar, adapted by P.G. Wodehouse

The Eccentricities of a Nightingale by Tennessee Williams

Theatre for Young Audiences: New Shoes Blues by Pamela Berlin and Peter Massey, score by Tom Graves

1979

Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw

The Late Christopher Bean by Sidney Howard

Postcards by James Prideaux

The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard

Angel Street by Patrick Hamilton

The Happy Haven by John Arden, in collaboration with Margaretta D’Arcy

Theatre for Young Audiences: The Planet of the Perfectly Awful People by Joseph Robinette

1980

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Tonight at 8:30 by Noel Coward

The Doctor in Spite of Himself by Moliere

The Cave Dwellers by William Saroyan

Veronica’s Room by Ira Levin

Theatre for Young Audiences: Story Theatre by Paul Sills

1981

The Talisman by Johann Nestroy

Hay Fever by Noel Coward

Light Up the Sky by Moss Hart

Butterflies are Free by Leonard Gershe

A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

Theatre for Young Audiences: Tommyknockers book by Eric Engdahl and Richard Baxter, Lyrics by Mark Houston, Music by Chris Thompson

1982

Romantic Comedy by Bernard Slade

The Constant Wife by Somerset Maugham

See How They Run by Phillip King

The Heiress by Ruth and Augusta Goetz

Theatre for Young Audiences: A Tale of Harbledown book by Dianne M. Sposito, music and lyrics by Mark Houston

1983

Dracula! by Phillip Grecian

Dandy Dick by Sir Arthur Wing Pinero, adapted by Edward Hastings

Mary, Mary by Jean Kerr

The Diviners by James Leonard Jr.

Theatre for Young Audiences: Rennie and the Riddle book by Dianne M. Sposito, music and lyrics by Mark Houston

1984

The Show Off by George Kelly

Laundry and Bourbon by James McClure

Between Mouthfuls by Alan Ayckbourn

Artichoke by Joanna M. Glass

Hedda Gabbler by Henrik Ibsen

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by Phillip Grecian

1985

Little Mary Sunshine by Rick Besoyan

Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin

Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley

Baby Doe Tabor by Kenton A. Kersting

Theatre for Young Audiences: Tommyknockers book by Eric Engdahl and Richard Baxter, lyrics by Mark Houston, music by Chris Thompson

1986

Once Upon a Mattress book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer, Dean Fuller, music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer

The Foreigner by Larry Shue

Bob Ford’s Mural by Richard Baxter

The Wake of Jamey Foster by Beth Henley

Theatre for Young Audiences: The Prince and the Moon Dancer by Kermit Herd

1987

Something’s Afoot book, music and lyrics by James MacDonald, David Vos and Robert Gerlach, additional music by Ed Lindermann

A Frog in His Throat by Georges Feydeau

What I Did Last Summer by A.R. Gurney

Bus Stop by William Inge

Theatre for Young Audiences: Johnny Moonbeam and the Silver Arrow by Joseph Golden

1988

The Robber Bridegroom book and lyrics by Alfred Uhry, music by Robert Waldman

Noises Off by Michael Frayn

Morning’s at Seven by Paul Osborn

The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney

Ama and the White Crane by Maureen A. O’Toole

Hamburger Twins by John S. Green

1989

Pippin book by Roger O. Hirson, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Heaven Can Wait by Harry Segall

Picnic by William Inge

And a Nightingale Sang by C.P. Taylor

Once Upon a Time by Irene Watts

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Amelia Lives by Laura Shamas

1990

Lady Audley’s Secret adapted by Douglas Seale, music by George Goehring, lyrics by John Kuntz

The Piggy Bank by Eugene Labiche and A. Delacour freely adapted by Richard Baxter

The Good Doctor by Neil Simon

The Warbride by Susan Brabant-Baxter

A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Tortilla Soup by Joe Hayes

1991

The Pajama Game by George Abbot and Richard Bissell, music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross

How the Other Half Lives by Alan Ayckbourn

The Playboy of the Western World by J.M. Synge

Look Homeward, Angel by Ketti Frings

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Prairie Dog Tales by Steve Emerson, Jeannie Averill, and Ric Averill & I Can Be Taller by Dinah Leavitt

1992

Paint Your Wagon book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe

Lend Me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

A Shayna Maidel by Barbara Lebow

The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog

You Caught Me Dancing by Bernard Sabath

Young Audience Outreach Tour: The Giant Takes a Wife by Annabel Clark

1993

The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder

Nunsense book, music and lyrics by Dan Goggin

The Secret Garden adapted for the stage by Pamela Sterling

Abundance by Beth Henley

Greater Tuna by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Wiley and the Harry Man by Suzan Zedar

1994

Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn

The Voice of the Prairie by John Olive

Quilters by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek

Antigone by Jean Anouilh adapted by Lewis Gallantiere

The Two of Us by Michael Frayn

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Coyote Tales by Daniel Elihu Kramer and Allan Hayton;

1995

Gold Dust by Jon Jory and Jim Wann

You Can’t Take it With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kauffman

Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

The Stone Cutter/El Cantero by Ruth Cantrell

The Captain Speaks by Rita Rogers

All in the Timing by David Ives

The Marmot Speaks by Bill Lawrence

1996

Little Shop of Horrors book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken

Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon

Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott

Successful Strategies by Marivaux, translated by Timberlake Wertenbaker

New Canadian Kid by Dennis Foon

The Last Trial of Alfred Packer by Paul Edwards and Michael Brooks

Sand Mountain by Romulus Linney

Feed My Sheep by Bill Lawrence

1997

Moon Over Buffalo by Ken Ludwig

Always Patsy Cline by Ted Swindley

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

Booth and Company book by Susan Baxter, music by Bryan Finkelstein

In a Grove by Eric Coble

The Pathmaker by Tom Smith

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield

The Gatekeeper by Bill Lawrence

1998

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring

Nunsense II by Dan Googin

Travels with my Aunt by Graham Greene, adapted by Giles Havergil

Changin’ Lanes by Mark Houston

Parallel Lives by Kathy Najimy and Mo Gaffney

Einstein by Gabriel Emmanuel

Young Audience Outreach Tour: The Storytellers by Ruth Cantrell; Myth Adventures by Eric Coble

1999

Destry Rides Again by Harold Rome and Leonard Gershe

Harvey by Mary Chase

I Ought to be in Pictures by Neil Simon

Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel

Bat Masterson’s Creede by Tony Clark

The Complete History of America (abridged) by Adam Long, Reed Marti, and Austin Tichenor

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Marguerita’s Secret Diary by Tom Smith

2000

Charley’s Aunt by Brandon Thomas

Pump Boys and Dinnettes by Foley, Hardwick, Monk, Morgan, Schimmel, and Wann

Mousetrap by Agatha Christie

Incorruptible by Michael Hollinger

Love Letters by A.R. Gurney

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Pinnochio 3.5 by Eric Coble; The Odyssey by Tom Smith; Weed by Micki Panttaja

2001

The Nerd by Larry Shue

Ruthless! By Joel Paley and Marvin Laird

Our Town by Thornton Wilder

All My Sons by Arthur Miller

The Mystery of Irma Vep by Charles Ludlam

Collected Stories by Donald Margulies

Young Audience Outreach Tour: The Dragon Woo Ree by Sheri Hickman; Eleemosynary by Lee Blessing; Opening Windows by Micki Panttaja

2002

The Philadelphia Story by Phillip Barry

The Fantasticks by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt

Rumors by Neil Simon

A Moon for the Misbegotten by Eugene O’Neil

The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson

Staying Married & Life Before the Crisis by Charlie Oates and Moira Keefe

A Mom’s Life by Kathryn Grody

Tracking the Pleiades by Pam Houston

A Beautiful Country by Charlie Oates

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Pecos Bill and the Ghost Stampede by Eric Coble; Under Milkwood by Dylan Thomas

2003

Tuna Christmas by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard

Forever Plaid by Stuart Ross

The Double Bass by Patrick Suskind

I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick

Hamlet by William Shakespeare

Three Viewings by Jeffrey Hatcher

The Ties that Bind by various authors

Pan and Boone by Jeff Carey

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Johnny and Sally Ann by Tom Smith; Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, adapted by Trary Maddalone

The KID Show (formerly The Creede Initiative): An Afternoon of Mime original work by The Creede Initiative

2004

The Foreigner by Larry Shue

The Spitfire Grill by James Valcq and Fred Alley

Twice the Child by Cheryl Hunter

Hay Fever by Noel Coward

The Quick-Change Room: Scenes from a Revolution by Nagle Jackson

The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh

Life Before Sex & Life with a Teenager…I’m Having a Hot Flashback by Moira Keefe

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Ladder to the Moon by Charlie Oates and Rakaia Keefe-Oates

The KID Show (formerly The Creede Initiative): The Minpins: A Roald Dahl Puppet Show adapted from the short story by Roald Dahl

2005

Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell

Noises Off by Michael Frayn

Lumberjacks in Love by Fred Alley and James Kaplan

Light Up the Sky by Moss Hart

Broadway Bound by Neil Simon

Harbledown music by Mark Houston, book by Dianne M. Sposito

Sight Hound by Pam Houston adapted by Martin Buchanan

Slabtown by Steven Cole Hughes  

Young Audience Outreach Tour: ESL by Tom Smith; Colores de Mexico by various authors

The KID Show (formerly The Creede Initiative): The Rainbow Goblins adapted from the picture book by Ul de Rico

2006

Crazy for You music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, book by Ken Ludwig

The Man Who Shot the Man Who Shot Jesse James by C.R. Coddington with Thornbrake Theatre, Doug Badlwin, Brad Bellamy, Christopher Coddington, Marcia Hepps, Lucy Lee, Andy Lerner, Maggie Low, Evelyn Seubert, Tom Shelton, and Jane Unger

Enchanted April by Matthew Barber from the novel by Elizabeth von Arnin

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler

Snake in the Grass by Alan Ayckbourn

cowboyily by Steven Cole Hughes

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Two Donuts by José Cruz Gonzalez

The KID Show (formerly The Creede Initiative): Emilia’s Tree by Jeff Carey

2007

Leading Ladies by Ken Ludwig

Bad Dates by Theresa Rebeck

To Fool the Eye an adaptation of Jean Anouilh’s Léocadia by Jeffrey Hatcher

Urinetown music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann, book and lyrics by Greg Kotis

Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

Everything in the Garden by Edward Albee

Boomtown: Improv Comedy at CRT

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Meet the Beasts book and lyrics by Jeff Carey, music by Jessica Jackson

The KID Show (formerly The Creede Initiative): Lullaby Bay book and lyrics by Jeff Carey, music by Jessica Jackson

2008

The Mystery of Edwin Drood book, music, and lyrics by Rupert Holmes

Fools by Neil Simon

Quilters music and lyrics by Barbara Damashek, book by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek

Life is a Dream by Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Billy Hell by Steven Cole Hughes

Meet the Beasts book and lyrics by Jeff Carey, music by Jessica Jackson

Boomtown: Improv Comedy at CRT

The Young Audience Outreach Tour: Grimm Pajamas book and lyrics by Jeff Carey, music by Jessica Jackson

The KID Show (formerly The Creede Initiative): Scruff Turbo and the Children of the Future book and lyrics by Jeff Carey, music by Jessica Jackson

2009

A Wonderful Noise book by Michael Hollinger, music, lyrics and story by Michael Hollinger and Vance Lehmkuhl

The Imaginary Invalid by Molière, translation by Nagle Jackson

Swiss Family Robinson book and lyrics by Jeff Carey, music by Jessica Jackson

CRT Songbook; Boomtown: Improv Comedy at CRT

Grimm Pajamas book and lyrics by Jeff Carey, music by Jessica Jackson

The Young Audience Outreach Tour: Zeus on the Loose book and lyrics by Jeff Carey, music by Jessica Jackson; Boomtown Improv Comedy at CRT

The KID Show: The Story of Babar by Jean de Brunhoff with music by Francis Poulenc

2010

The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman, additional material by Jay Reiss

The 39 Steps adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan from the movie of Alfred Hitchcock

The Ladies Man by Charles Morey, freely translated and adapted from Tailleur Pour Dames by Georges Feydeau

This Day and Age by Nagle Jackson

The Joy of Going Somewhere Definite by Quincy Long

Zeus on the Loose book and lyrics by Jeff Carey, music by Jessica Jackson

Boomtown Improv Comedy at CRT

The Young Audience Outreach Tour: The Presidents! book by Steven Cole Hughes, music by Jessica Jackson, lyrics by Steven Cole Hughes and Jessica Jackson

The KID Show: The Dragon on the Roof adapted from the short story by Terry Jones

2011

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows

Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith

The Road to Mecca by Athol Fugard

The Bad Man by Steven Cole Hughes

The Mystery of Irma Vep by Charles Ludlam

Boomtown: Improv Comedy at CRT

The Young Audience Outreach Tour: The Wright Stuff book by Steven Cole Hughes, music by Jessica Jackson, lyrics by Steven Cole Hughes and Jessica Jackson

The KID Show: The Gentleman Bug adapted from the picture book by Julian Hector

2012

The Drowsy Chaperone music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar

Is He Dead? by Mark Twain, adapted by David Ives

Harry the Great by John DiAntonio

Mrs. Mannerly by Jeffrey Hatcher

Ghost-Writer by Michael Hollinger

The Presidents! book by Steven Cole Hughes, music by Jessica Jackson, lyrics by Steven Cole Hughes and Jessica Jackson

Boomtown: Improv Comedy at CRT

The Young Audience Outreach Tour: The Geography of Adventure book by Steven Cole Hughes, music by Jessica Jackson, lyrics by Steven Cole Hughes and Jessica Jackson

The KID Show: Saving Red by John DiAntonio

2013

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart

Around the World in 80 Days Adapted by Mark Brown from the novel by Jules Verne

The Tamin’ of the Shrew by William Shakespeare in a new setting by Nagle Jackson

William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead by John Heimbuch

The Language of Trees by Steven Levenson

Boomtown Improv Comedy at CRT

Pants on Fire: A Totally Made Up Show for Kids created by John DiAntonio, Jessica Jackson, Renee Prince Stynchula, & Caitlin Wise

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Viva Agua! by John DiAntonio, music by Joe Montelione

The KID Show: Alice in the Bookstore Palace by John DiAntonio

2014

The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro

Annie Get Your Gun by Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin, Book by Herbert & Dorothy Fields as revised by Peter Stone

The Liar by David Ives, adapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille

The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild by Paul Zindel

Hope and Gravity by Michael Hollinger

Boomtown Improv Comedy at CRT

Pants on Fire: A Totally Made Up Show for Kids created by John DiAntonio, Jessica Jackson, Renee Prince, Brian Kusic, & Caitlin Wise

Young Audience Outreach Tour: Math-stronaut! Una Aventura Cosmica by John DiAntonio, music by Joe Montelione

The KID Show: Love in Idleness by John DiAntonio & Caitlin Wise