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					              YALE REPERTORY THEATRE
                   Production History, 1966/67 – 1979/80 Seasons

* = World Premiere
+ = American Premiere
# - English Language Premiere

1978-1979
+ TALES FROM THE VIENNA WOODS – September 28-November 8, 1978, Yale
Rep
By Odon von Horvath
Translated by Christopher Hampton
Directed by Keith Hack
Sets – Tony Straiges
Costumes – Dunya Ramicova
Lighting – Thomas Skelton
Music Arrangements – Gary Fagin

Cast: Norma Brustein, Robert Burr, Katherine Clark, David Clennon, Robert Dean, Eric
Elice, Clarence Felder, Elizabeth Franz, Jeremy Geidt, John Glover, Eve Gordon,
Richard Grusin, Carol Kane, Adrianne Nobel, Christopher J. Markle, Nancy Mayans,
Kim McCarty, Isy Monk, H.S. Murphy, Rebecca Nelson, Elizabeth Norment, Marianne
Owen, Marilyn Owen, Mary Van Dyke

MISTAKEN IDENTITIES (‘DENTITY CRISIS & GUESS WORK)
– October 12-December 6, 1978, Yale Rep
Sets – Michael H. Yeargan
Costumes – Marjorie Graf
Lighting – Robert Jared
Dramaturg – James R. Lee
Production Stage Manager – H. Lloyd Carbaugh

* ‘DENTITY CRISIS
by Christopher Durang
Directed by Frank Torok


Cast: Katherine Clarke, Mark Linn-Baker, Nancy Mayans, David K. Miller, Darcy
Pullman

*GUESS WORK
By Robert Auletta
Directed by Robert Gainer
Cast: David Clennon

MAHAGONNY – November 6-December 13, 1978, Yale Rep
A chamber version of The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
By Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill
Conceived and Directed by Keith Hack
Music Arrangements – Tony Beaumont
Music Director – Gary Fagin
Sets – Michael H. Yeargan
Costumes – Nan Cibula
Lighting – William B. Armstrong
Assistant Music Director – Paul D. Sullivan
Movement Consultant – Wesley Fata

Cast: Robert Burr, Katherine Clarke, Ellen Barber, Eric Elice, June Gable, Jeremy Geidt,
John Glover, David Alan Grier, Michael Gross, Mark Linn-Baker, Nancy Mayans, Fred
Melamed, David K. Miller, Darcy Pullman, John Seitz

BURIED CHILD – January 18-February 7, 1979, Yale Rep
By Sam Shepard
Directed by Adrian Hall
Sets – Adrianne Lobel
Costumes – Judianna Makovsky
Lighting – William B. Warfel

Cast: Polly Draper, Clarence Felder, Elizabeth Franz, Jeremy Geidt, Ford Rainey, John
Seitz, Tony Shalhoub

THE SEA GULL – February 15-April 6, 1979, Yale Rep
By Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
In a new version by Jean-Claude van Itallie
Directed by Robert Brustein
Sets – Michael H. Yeargan
Costumes – Dunya Ramicova
Lighting – Thomas Skelton

Cast: Norma Brustein, Katherine Clarke, Caris Corfman, Joseph Costa, Robert Dean, Eric
Elice, Clarence Felder, Elizabeth Franz, Jeremy Geidt, Jean L. Grimm, Drew McCoy,
Addison Powell, Rosa Vega, Michael Wager

+ THE BUNDLE, or New Narrow Road to the Deep North –March 1-May 2, 1979,
Yale Rep
By Edward Bond
Directed by John Madden
Sets – Andrew Jackness
Costumes – Susan Hilferty
Lighting – Robert Jared
Sound – Tom Voegeli
Fight Choreography – B.H. Barry

Cast: Joseph Costa, Peter Crombie, Alice Drummond, R. N. Foerster, Jeremy Geidt,
Richard Grusin, Nicholas Kepros, Warren Manzi, William McGlinn, Rebecca Nelson,
Elizabeth Norment, Marianne Owen, Geoffrey M. Pierson, Ford Rainey, Alan Rosenberg,
John Gould Rubin, Tony Shalhoub, Mary Van Dyle

AS YOU LIKE IT – April 12-May 9, 1979, Yale Rep
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Andrei Belgrader
Sets – Tom Lynch
Costumes – Adrianne Lobel
Lighting – William Armstrong
Music Composed and Directed by Paul Schierhorn

Cast: Katherine Borowitz, William Converse-Roberts, Peter Crombie, Jenny Davis,
Robert Dean, Thomas Derrah, Polly Draper, Eric Elice, Jeremy Geidt, Jeff Ginsberg,
Richard Grusin, Moses Gunn, Barbara Jones, Mark Linn-Baker, Nancy Mayans, Fred
Melamed, William McGlinn, David K. Miller, Isy Monk, H.S. Murphy, Hillary Nelson,
Elizabeth Norment, Marianne Owen, David Prittle, Ann Sachs, Tony Sherer, Bernard
Sundstedt

Special Holiday Production:

       JACQUES BREL... – December 29-January 13, 1979, University Theatre
       Directed by Steve Lawson
       Music Direction and Arrangements – Rusty Magee
       Choreography – Wesley Fata
       Sets – Randy Drake
       Costumes – Rita Ryack
       Lighting – William M. Armstrong

       Cast: Caris Corfman, Warren Manzi, Nancy Mayans, Dave K. Miller, H.S.
       Murphy, Elizabeth Norment, David Prittie

Guest Company:
      The Lucia Sturdza Bulandra Theatre company, Bucharest, Romania:
      ELIZABETH I by Paul Foster;
      and THE LOST LETTER by Ion Luca Caragiale
      (7/18/06 – no information found on these presentations )

1977-1978
THE GHOST SONATA – September 29-November 12, 1977, Yale Rep
By August Strindberg
Translated by Evert Sprinchorn
Music Composer – Elizabeth Swados
Sets – Michael H. Yeargan
Costumes – Dunya Ramicova
Lighting – Thomas Skelton

Cast: Norma Brustein, Edward Chell, Robin Merritt Clark, Brenda Currin, Thomas
Derrah, Randolph N. Foerster, Jeremy Geidt, Denise Annette-Ashley Gordon, Michael
Gross, Shaine Marinson, Kristine Nielsen, Patrizia Norcia, William Roberts, Stephen
Rowe, Asante Scott, Tony Shalhoub, Douglas Simes, Priscilla Smith, Roy Steinberg,
Mary Van Dyke, David Wiles, Max Wright

* REUNION – October 13-November 28, 1977, Yale Rep
DARK PONY
By David Mamet
Directed by Walt Jones
Sets and Costumes – Kate Edmunds
Lighting – William Conner

Cast: Michael Higgins, Lindsay Crouse

* TERRA NOVA – November 17-30, 1977, Yale Rep
By Ted Tally
Directed by Travis S. Preston
Sets and Costumes – Jess Goldstein
Lighting – Robert Jared
Projections – William B. Warfel

Cast: Lindsay Crouse, Jeremy Geidt, Michael Gross, Michael Higgins, Arthur Hill,
Stephen Rowe, Max Wright

SGANARELLE: An Evening of Moliere Farces – January 19-February 1, 1978, Yale
Rep
Translated by Albert Bermel
Directed by Andrei Serban
Sets – Michael H. Yeargan
Costumes – Dunya Ramicova
Lighting – James H. Gage
Choral Director – Patrizia Norcia

       The Flying Doctor
       Cast: Mark Linn Baker, David Marshall Grant, Michael Gross, Richard Grusin,
       Jonathan Marks, Elizabeth Norment, Marianne Owen

       The Forced Marriage
       Cast: Mark Linn Baker, Norma Brustein, Joyce Fideor, David Marshall Grant,
       Richard Grusin, Patrizia Norcia, Elizabeth Norment, Marianne Owen, William
       Roberts, Eugene Troobnick, Jonathan Walker, Frederic Warriner

       Sganarelle
       Cast: Mark Linn Baker, Norma Brustein, Peter Crombie, Joyce Fideor, Michael
       Gross, Richard Grusin, Jonathan Marks, Patrizia Norcia, Elizabeth Norment,
       William Roberts, Frederic Warriner

MAN IS MAN
By Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Steve Gooch
Music by William Bolcom
Directed by Ron Daniels
Sets – Nancy Thun
Costumes – Dunya Ramicova
Lighting – Thomas Skelton
Musical Director – Paul Schierhorn

Cast: Mark Linn Baker, Edward Chell, Thomas Derrah, William Foeller, Jeremy Geidt,
Joseph Grifasi, Michael Gross, Richard Grusin, Bill Keller, Warren Manzi, Harry
Murphy, Patrizia Norcia, Timothy O’Hagan, Estelle Parsons, John Seitz, Tony Shalhoub,
John Shea

* WINGS
By Arthur Kopit
Directed by John Madden
Sets – Andrew Jackness
Costumes – Jeanne Button
Lighting – Tom Schraeder
Sound – Tom Voegeli
Music – Herb Pilhofer

Cast: Ira Bernstein, Caris Corfman, Constance Cummings, Richard Grusin, Carol
Ostrow, Marianne Owen, Betty Pelzer, Geoffrey Pierson, Roy Steinberg

THE WILD DUCK
By Henrik Ibsen
Translated by Michael Meyer
Directed by Robert Brustein
Sets – Michael Yeargan
Costumes – Jeanne Button
Lighting – William B. Warfel
Music – Richard Peaslee
Cast: Blanche Baker, William E. Browne, Norma Brustein, Polly Draper, William
Foeller, Jeremy Geidt, Michael Gross, Bill Keller, Jonathan Marks, H.S. Murphy,
Marianne Owen, Geoffrey Pierson, Jim Pigott, Lee Richardson, William Roberts, Tony
Shalhoub, Bruce A. Siddons, Douglas Simes, Robert Snow, Shepperd Strudwich, Eugene
Troobnick, Christopher Walken, Herman Zommick

Special Holiday Production:

       * THE 1940’s RADIO HOUR – December 28-January 7, 1978, Yale Rep
       Written and directed by Walt Jones
       Music Director, Arranger – Gary Fagin
       Vocal Arrangements and Director – Paul Schierhorn
       Design – Nancy Thun
       Lighting – Robert Heller
       Choreography – Wesley Fata, Joe Grifasi, Rebecca Nelson, Eric Elice, Caris
       Corfman
       Choreography Consultant – Wesley Fata

       Cast: Richard Bey, H. Lloyd Carbaugh, Caris Corfman, Tom Derrah, John
       Doolittle, Eric Elice, Joe Grifasi, James Haverly, Richard Houert, Walt Jones,
       Shaine Marinson, Nancy Mayans, Rebecca Nelson, Elizabeth Norment, Stephen
       Rowe

Guest Company:
       Mabou Mines: THE B. BEAVER ANIMATION – September 16-17, 1977,
       University Theatre
       Text and Direction – Lee Breuer
       Sets – Tina Girouard
       Adapted by Thom Catchcart and Steve Bennyworth
       Dam Sculpture – Tina Girouard
       Light Frames – Thom Catchcart
       Curtain Puppetry – Robin Thomas

       Cast: JoAnne Akalaitis, Ruth Maleczech, Fred Neumann, Bill Raymond, David
       Warrilow

1976-1977
JULIUS CAESAR – October 1-November 13, 1976, Yale Rep
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Alvin Epstein
Sets – Tony Straiges
Costumes – Jeanne Button
Lighting – William B. Warfel
Music Composer, Conductor – Kirk Nurock
Choral Movement – Carmen de Lavallade
Cast: Mark Baker, Bever-leigh Banfield, Richard Bey, Charles Black, Peter Blanc,
Norma Brustein, Kate Clark, John Cole, Robert Dean, Carmen de Lavallade, Bill
DeLuca, John Doolittle, Ribert Drivas, Eric Elice, Jeremy Geidt, Laurence Gewirtz,
Anneke Gough, Richard Grusin, Ben Halley, Jr., Avram J. Hellerman, Thomas Hill,
David Kaplan, Ron Liebman, Christopher J. Markle, Nancy Mayans, Brian McEleney,
William McGlinn, Katherine Mendeloff, David K. Miller, Rebecca Nelson, Elizabeth
Norment, Marianne Owen, Steven Pasternack, Barry M. Press, Stephen Rowe, Baker
Salsbury, Paul Schierhorn, Tony Sherer, Robert Snow, Eugene Troobnick, James Zitlow

* SUICIDE IN B-FLAT (A Mysterious Overture) – October 14-December 17, 1976,
Yale Rep
By Sam Shepard
Directed by Walt Jones
Music Composer – Lawrence Wolf
Sets – Michael Yeargan
Costumes – Jess Goldstein
Lighting – Paul Gallo

Cast: Alma Cuervo, Clifford David, Joyce Fideor, Joe Grifasi, William Hickey, Paul
Schierhorn, Lawrence Wolf

IVANOV – November 18-December 18, 1976, Yale Rep
By Anton Chekhov
Translated by Jeremy Brooks and Kitty Hunter Blair
Directed by Ron Daniels
Sets – Michael Yeargan
Costumes – Jeanne Button
Lighting – William B. Warfel

Cast: Mark Baker, Richard Bey, Norma Brustein, Robert Brustein, Elzbieta Chezevska,
Alma Cuervo, Bill DeLuca, Eric Elice, Alvin Epstein, Jeremy Geidt, Anneka Gough,
Richard Grusin, William McGlinn, David K. Miller, Elizabeth Norment, Mary Ann
Owen, Barry M. Press, Stephen Rowe, Eugene Troobnick, Mary Van Dyke, Margaret
Whitton

* THE VIETNAMIZATION OF NEW JERSEY (A American Tragedy) – January
13-February 25, 1977, Yale Rep
By Christopher Durang
Directed by Walt Jones
Sets – Christopher Phelps Clarens
Costumes – Kathleen M. Armstrong
Lighting – James H. Gage

Cast: Richard Bey, Jeremy Geidt, Ben Halley, Jr., Anne Louise Hoffman, Charles Levin,
Kate McGregor-Stewart, Stephen Rowe
* THE DURANGO FLASH – January 27-April 1, 1977, Yale Rep
By William Hauptman
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Sets and Projections – Michael Yeargan
Costumes – Jeanne Button
Lighting – Tom Skelton

Cast: Guy Boyd, William Carden, Carmen de Lavallade, Alvin Epstein, Joyce Fideor,
Richard Grusin, Ben Halley, Jr., Thomas Hill, Tony McGlinn, Rebecca Nelson, Lynn
Oliver, Damon Ortega, Stephen Rowe, Paul Schierhorn, Tony Sherer, Eugene Troobnick,
Donovan Withers

MISTER PUNTILA AND HIS CHAUFFER MATTI – March 3-April 2, 1977, Yale
Rep
By Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Gerhard Nellhaus
Music by William Bolcom
Lyrics adapted by Michael Feingold
Sets – David Lloyd Gropman
Costumes – Dunya Ramicova
Lighting – Tom Skelton
Musical Director –Paul Schierhorn

Cast: Mark Baker, Bever-leigh Banfield, Richard Bey, Alma Cuervo, John Doolittle, Eric
Elice, Ron Faber, Joyce Fideor, Jeremy Geidt, Anneke Gough, Richard Grusin, Ben
Halley, Jr., David Kaplan, Christopher J. Markle, David K. Miller, Rebecca Nelson,
Patrizia Norcia, Thomas Hill, Shaine Marinson, Nancy Mayans, William McGlinn, Lynn
Oliver, Damon Ortega, Roy B. Steinberg, Eugene Troobnick, Jonathan Walker

+ WHITE MARRIAGE – April 14-May 7, 1977, Yale Rep
By Tadeusz Rozewicz
Translated by Adam Czerniawski
Directed by Andrzej Wajda
Sets and Costumes – Krystyna Zachwatowicz
Lighting – William B. Warfel and Lewis Folden
Music Consultant – Paul Schierhorn
Movement Consultant – Carmen de Lavallade

Cast: Blanche Baker, Norma Brustein, Elzbieta Chezevska, Alma Cuervo, Alvin Epstein,
David M. Grant, Timothy Hagan, Polina Klimovitskaya, Shaine Marinson, Patrizia
Norcia, Julia Przybos, William Roberts, Stephen Rowe, Douglas Simes, Roy B.
Steinberg, Eugene Troobnick, Carol Williard

Special Holiday Production:
       * THE BANQUET YEARS
       A celebration of turn-of-the-century Paris
       An evening of words and music, song and dance
       Conceived by Carmen de Lavallade, Robert Gainer, Joe Grifasi, Johnathan Marks
       Directed by Robert Gainer
       Choreography – Carmen de Lavallade and Joe Grifasi
       Sets – Kathleen Armstrong
       Costumes – Jeanne Button, Lewis Folden
       Lighting – Thomas Schraeder
       Music – Erik Satie, Claude Debussy, Francis Poulenc, Jacques Offenbach
       Texts – Alfred Jarry, Pierre Louys, Maz Jacob, Erik Satie
       Original text – Jonathan Marks

       Cast: Mark Baker, Bever-leigh Banfield, Alma Cuervo, Carmen de Lavallade, Joe
       Grifasi, Brian McEleney, David Miller, William Roberts, Eugene Troobnick


Guest Company:

       Emlyn Williams as CHARLES DICKENS and DYLAN THOMAS
       GROWING UP (7/18/06 – no info found on presentation, SP)

1975-1976

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – October 12 – October 25, 1975
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Alvin Epstein
Music – Otto-Werner Mueller
Sets – Tony Straiges
Costumes – Zack Brown
Lighting – William B. Warfel
Dramaturg – Michael Lassell
Production Stage Manager – Frank S. Torok

Cast: James Brick, Norma Brustein, Robert Brustein, Carmen de Lavallade, Randall Duk
Kim, Alvin Epstein, Victor Garbel, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph Grifasi, Tom Hill, Philip Kerr,
Charles Levin, Jonathan Marks, Stephen Rowe, Paul Shhierhorn, Eugene Troobnick,
Paula Wagner, Frederic Warriner


DON JUAN – October 30 – December 16, 1975
By Moliere
Translated by Kenneth Cavander
Directed by Robert Brustein
Music – Richard Peaslee
Sets – Michael Yeargan
Costumes – Tony Straiges
Lighting – Stephen R. Woody
Dramaturg – Phillip Blumberg
Production Stage Manager – Frank S. Torok

Cast: James Brick, Norma Brustein, Robert Brustein, Carmen de Lavallade, Randall Duk
Kim, Alvin Epstein, Victor Garbel, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph Grifasi, Tom Hill, Philip Kerr,
Charles Levin, Jonathan Marks, Stephen Rowe, Paul Shhierhorn, Eugene Troobnick,
Paula Wagner, Frederic Warriner

DYNAMITE TONITE! – November 15 – December 20, 1975
By Arnold Weinstein
Music by William Bolcom
Directed by Alvin Epstein & Walt Jones
Sets – Heidi Ettinger
Costumes – Suzane Palmer
Lighting – Lewis A. Folden
Dramaturg – Stephen R. Lawson
Production Stage Manager – Frank S. Torok

Cast: James Brick, Norma Brustein, Robert Brustein, Carmen de Lavallade, Randall Duk
Kim, Alvin Epstein, Victor Garbel, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph Grifasi, Tom Hill, Philip Kerr,
Charles Levin, Jonathan Marks, Stephen Rowe, Paul Shhierhorn, Eugene Troobnick,
Paula Wagner, Frederic Warriner

* WALK THE DOG, WILLIE – January 15 – February 19, 1976
By Robert Auletta
Directed by Walt Jones
Music – Carol Lees
Sets & Costumes – Michael Yeargan
Lighting – Donald Bondy Lowy
Dramaturg – Phillip Blumberg
Production Stage Manager – Frank S. Torok

Cast: James Brick, Norma Brustein, Robert Brustein, Carmen de Lavallade, Randall Duk
Kim, Alvin Epstein, Victor Garbel, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph Grifasi, Tom Hill, Philip Kerr,
Charles Levin, Jonathan Marks, Stephen Rowe, Paul Shhierhorn, Eugene Troobnick,
Paula Wagner, Frederic Warriner

BINGO – January 29 – March 20, 1976
By Edward Bond
Directed by Ron Daniels
Sets – David Lloyd Gropman
Costumes – Annette Beck
Lighting – Steve Pollock
Dramaturg – Russell Vandenbroucke
Production Stage Manager – Frank S. Torok

Cast: James Brick, Norma Brustein, Robert Brustein, Carmen de Lavallade, Randall Duk
Kim, Alvin Epstein, Victor Garbel, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph Grifasi, Tom Hill, Philip Kerr,
Charles Levin, Jonathan Marks, Stephen Rowe, Paul Shhierhorn, Eugene Troobnick,
Paula Wagner, Frederic Warriner

GENERAL GORGEOUS – February 26 – May 3, 1976
By Michael McClure
Directed by Lawrence Kornfeld
Sets – Ursula Belden
Costumes – Jeanne Button
Lighting – Lloyd S. Riford III
Dramaturg – Stephen Graham
Production Stage Manager – Frank S. Torok

Cast: James Brick, Norma Brustein, Robert Brustein, Carmen de Lavallade, Randall Duk
Kim, Alvin Epstein, Victor Garbel, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph Grifasi, Tom Hill, Philip Kerr,
Charles Levin, Jonathan Marks, Stephen Rowe, Paul Shhierhorn, Eugene Troobnick,
Paula Wagner, Frederic Warriner

TROILUS AND CRESSIDA – April 1 – May 8, 1976
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Alvin Epstein
Music – Krzysztof Penderecki
Sets – Tony Straiges
Costumes – Michael Yeargan
Lighting – Paul Gallo
Fight Choreography – B.H. Barry
Dramaturg – Stephen Graham
Production Stage Manager – Frank S. Torok

Cast: James Brick, Norma Brustein, Robert Brustein, Carmen de Lavallade, Randall Duk
Kim, Alvin Epstein, Victor Garbel, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph Grifasi, Tom Hill, Philip Kerr,
Charles Levin, Jonathan Marks, Stephen Rowe, Paul Shhierhorn, Eugene Troobnick,
Paula Wagner, Frederic Warriner


Special Event:
       Patrick Magee in AN EVENING WITH SAMUEL BECKETT
       March 24-27, 1976

1974-1975
+ THE POSSESSED – October 3-26, 1974, University Theatre
A new dramatization by Andrzej Wajda of novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Based on adaptation by Albert Camus
Translated by Justin O’Brien
Directed by Andrzej Wajda
Sets, Costumes, Lighting – Krystyna Zachwatowicz
Music Composed by Zygmunt Konieezny
Associate Set Designer – Michael H. Yeargan
Associate Lighting Designer – William B. Warfel
Costume Supervisor – Gerda Proctor
Assistant Director – Jaroslaw Strzemien

Cast: Coleman Allen, Linda Atkinson, Peter Blanc, Norma Brustein, Robert Brustein,
Michael Cadden, Joseph Capone, Paul Cooper, Peter C. Crawford, Elzbieta Czyzewska,
Jerome Dempsey, Franchelle Stewart Dorn, Ralph Drischell, Christopher Durang, Alvin
Epstein, Charles Gunn, Thomas Holaday, Michael Lassell, Charles Levin, Christopher
Lloyd, Barry E. Marshall, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Stephen J. Miklos, R. Nersesian,
Steven Nowicki, Ralph Redpath, John Rothman, Stephen Rowe, Paul Schierhorn, Tony
Schlaff, Landon Storrs, Meryl Streep, Richard Taus, Kay Tornborg, Mary Van Dyke

* THE IDIOTS KARAMAZOV – October 31-December 21, 1974, Yale Rep
By Christopher Durang and Albert Innuarato
Directed by William Peters
Sets – Michael H. Yeargan
Lighting – Lloyd S. Riford, III
Costumes – William Ivey Long
Composer – Jack Feldman

Cast: Linda Atkinson, Peter Blanc, Danny Brustein, Franchelle Stewart Dorn, Evan
Drutman, Christopher Durang, Christine Estabrook, Dawn Forrest, Jeremy Geidt, Charles
Levin, Margot Lovecraft, Lizbeth Mackay, Kate McGregor-Stewart, R. Nersesian, Ralph
Redpath, John Rothman, Stephen Rowe, Meryl Streep

* Joseph Conrad’s VICTORY – November 14-December 20, 1974, Yale Rep
A story theatre version Walt Jones and Alvin Epstein
Directed by Alvin Epstein
Sets – Tony Straiges
Costumes – Vittorio Capecce
Lighting – Stephen R. Woody

Cast: Elzbieta Czyzewska, Carmen de Lavallade, Jerome Dempsey, Ralph Drischell,
Joseph Grifasi, Hurd Hatfield, Walt Jones, Ralph Redpath, Paul Schierhorn

HAPPY END – February 6-March 22, 1975, Yale Rep
In association with Yale School of Music
Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
Original German Play by “Dorothy Lane”
American Adaptation and Lyrics by Michael Feingold
Directed by Michael Posnick
Music Director and Conductor – Otto-Werner Mueller
Sets and Costumes – Michael H. Yeargan
Lighting and Projections – Stephen R. Woody

Cast: Linda Leigh Atkinson, Norma Brustein, Stephanie Cotsirilos, Jerome Dempsey,
Franchelle Stewart Dorn,Ralph Drischell, Alvin Epstein, Jeremy Geidt, Michael Lassell,
Charles Levin, Lizbeth Mackay, John McAndrew, Kate McGregor-Stewart, R. Nersesian,
Elizabeth Parrish, John Rothman, Stephen Rowe, Paul Schierhorn, Peter Mark Schifter,
Meryl Streep, Frederic Warriner

THE FATHER – February 20-April 24, 1975, Yale Rep
By August Strindberg
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Sets – Michael H. Yeargan
Costumes – Jeanne Button
Lighting – William B. Warfel

Cast: Elzbieta Czyzewska, Elizabeth Parrish, Ralph Redpath, Stephen Rowe, Meryl
Streep, Rip Torn, Frederic Warriner

* THE SHAFT OF LOVE – March 27-April 26, 1975, Yale Rep
By Charles Dizenzo
Directed by David Schweizer
Sets and Costumes – Atkin Pace
Lighting – James F. Ingalls
Music – Walt Jones and Paul Schierhorn

Cast: Linda Atkinson, Norma Brustein, Joseph Capone, Alma Cuervo, Jerome Dempsey,
Jeremy Geidt, Joe Grifasi, Julie Haber, Charles Levin, Barry E. Marshall, Kate
McGregor-Stewart, Elizabeth Parrish, Meryl Streep, Ted Tally, Frederic Warriner

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – May 8-31, 1975
In association with Yale School of Music
By William Shakespeare
Music from The Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell
Directed by Alvin Epstein
Music Adapted and Conducted by Otto-Werner Mueller
Sets – Tony Straiges
Costumes – Zack Brown
Lighting – William B. Warfel
Associate Music Director and Conductor – Gary Fagin
Choreography Associate – Carmen de Lavallade
Cast: Lind Atkinson, Danny Brustein, Joseph Capone, Carmen de Lavallade, Jerome
Dempsey, Franchelle Stewart Dorn, Ralph Drischell, Brian Drutman, Evan Drutman,
Chris Erikson, Jeremy Geidt, Joe Grifasi, Michael Lassell, Charles Levin, Christopher
Lloyd, Lizbeth Mackay, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Robert Nersesian, Ralph Redpath, John
Rothman, Stephen Rowe, Paul Schierhorn, Peter Schifter, Meryl Streep, Frederic
Warriner

1973-1974
THE TEMPEST – October 4-December 15, 1973, Yale Rep
In association with Yale School of Music
By William Shakespeare
Music by Henry Purcell
Additional Lyrics by John Cryden, William Davenant, Thomas Shadwell
Directed by Moni Yakim and Alvin Epstein
Music Adapted, Arranged and Conducted by Thomas Colville
Sets and Costumes – Michael H. Yeargan
Lighting – Barb Harris

Cast: Mia Anderer, Diana Belshaw, John Paul Bogart, John J. Brown, Elyse Renee
Cherry, Joseph Costa, Carmen de Lavallade, Jerome Dempsey, Alvin Epstein, Niki
Flacks, Howard Foster, Jeremy Geidt, Mark Hewitt, William Jarvis, Stephen Joyce, John
Kuhner, Heln Kwok-Hui, Nancy Anne Nelson, Mordecai Newman, Ron Recasner, Tony
Roberts, Fred Sanders, Paul Schierhorn, Frederic Warriner, Sigourney Weaver, Robert B.
Whittemore

* DARKROOM – October 18-December 11, 1973, Yale Rep
By David Epstein
Directed by Michael Posnick
Sets – Michael H. Yeargan
Costumes – Tony Negron
Lighting – D. Edmund Thomas
Sound – William Otterson
Original Music – Lenny Hat

Cast: Niki Flacks, Lenny Hat, Darryl Hill, John Kuhner, Charles Levin, Tony Roberts,
Kate Stewart

* WATERGATE CLASSICS – November 15-January 26, 1974, Yale Rep
By Robert Barnett, Robert Brustein, Lonnie Carter, Jules Feiffer, Jeremy Geidt, Jonathan
Marks, Philip Roth, Isaiah Sheffer, Maury Yeston
Directed by Isaiah Sheffer
Sets – Zack Brown
Costumes – Tove Ahlback, Jeanne Button, Michael H. Yeargan
Lighting – Dirk Epperson
Choreography – Carmen de Lavallade
Musical Direction – Jay Gitlin

Cast: Diana Belshaw, John J. Brown, Norma Brustein, Robert Brustein, Joseph Costa,
Stephanie Cotsirilos, Carmen de Lavallade, Jerome Dempsey, Alvin Epstein, Jeremy
Geidt, Darryl Hill, Stephen Joyce, Charles Levin, Jonathan Marks, Paul Schierhorn, Kate
Stewart, Frederic Warriner, Sigourney Weaver

*THE TUBS – December 20-March 27, 1974, Yale Rep
By Terrence McNally
Directed by Anthony Holland
Sets and Costumes – Michael H. Yeargan
Lighting – Barb Harris
Sound – Fred Goldsmith

Cast: Peter Benda, John J. Brown, David Coffey, Joseph Costa, Stephanie Cotsirilos,
Jerome Dempsey, Jeremy Geidt, Kurt Kasznar, Charles Levin, Eric McFarland, Mordecai
Newman, Marion Paone, John Phillips, Bill Picanza, Ronald Recasner, James R. Shaffer,
Ted Tally, Michael Vale, Frederic Warriner

THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY – January 31-February
23, 1974, University Theatre
In association with Yale School of Music
Text by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
Translated by Michael Feingold
Directed by Alvin Epstein
Music Director, Conductor – Otto-Werner Mueller
Sets – Tony Straiges
Costumes – Tony Negron
Lighting and Projections – D. Edmund Thomas

Cast: Stephanie Cotsirilos, Carmen de Lavallade, Jerome Dempsey, Benjamin Fitt,
Daniel Garrett, Jeremy Geidt, Bill Jarvis, Kurt Kasznar, Grace Keagy, Stephen R.
Lawson, Tom LeFevre, Martha Leipsie, Barry Lenson, John McAfee, Stephen Osmond,
Rick Pappas, Gilbert Price, Ronald Recasner, Sally Santacroce, Paul Schierhorn, James
Shaffer, Kate Stewart, J. Kirk van der Swaagh, Frederic Warriner, Sigourney Weaver,
Robert B. Whittemore

GEOGRAPHY OF A HORSE DREAMER and AN EVENING WITH DEAD
ESSEX – March 7-April 27, 1974, Yale Rep

       + GEOGRAPHY OF A HORSE DREAMER
       By Sam Shepard
       Directed by David Schweizer
       Sets and Costumes – William Ivey Long
       Lighting – Bronislaw Sammler
       Sound – Steve Pollock
       Films – David Aschenson

       Cast: Joseph Costa, Berkeley Harris, Kurt Kasznar, Charles Levin, Jonathan
       Marks, Paul Schierhorn, Michael Vale, Frederic Warriner

       AN EVENING WITH DEAD ESSEX
       By Adrienne Kennedy
       Directed by Andre Mtumi
       Visuals – Karma Stanley
       Design – William Ivey Long
       Lighting – Bronislaw Sammler
       Sound – Steve Pollock

       Cast: Pierre Maurice Baston, John J. Brown, Carmen de Lavallade, Darryl Hill,
       Earnest L. Hudson, Hannibal Penney, Jr.

* SCHLEMIEL THE FIRST – April 11-May 18, 1974, Yale Rep
By Isaac Bashevis Singer
Directed by Isaiah Sheffer
Composer – Bobby Paul
Musical Director – Robert Goldstone
Sets – Michael H. Yeargan
Costumes – Anthony Straiges
Lighting – William B. Warfield
Dances Designed by Carmen de Lavallade

Cast: Diana Belshaw, John J. Brown, Danny Brustein, Norma Brustein, Jerome
Dempsey, Brian Drutman, Berkeley Harris, Anthony Holland, Kurt Kasznar, Stuart Katz,
Charles Levin, Jamie Luciani, Mordecai Newman, Marion Paone, Raphael Sbarge, Paul
Schierhorn, Deborah Schwartz, Kate Stewart, Michael Vale

* THE FROGS – March 29-May 17, 1974, Yale Pool
By Aristophanes
Freely adapted and directed by Burt Shevelove
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Orchestrations – Jonathan Tunick
Music Director – Don Jennings
Sets – Michael Yeargan
Costumes – Jeanne Button
Lighting – Carol M. Waaser
Shakespeare and Shaw selected and arranged by Michael Feingold
Choreography – Carmen de Lavallade

Cast: Larry Blyden, Christopher Brown, Joseph Costa, Carmen de Lavallade, Jerome
Dempsey, Dan Desmond, Alvin Epstein, Jeremy Geidt, Darryl Hill, Anthony Holland,
Stephen R. Lawson, Charles Levin, Jonathan Marks, Ron Recasner, Gil Rochon, III, Paul
Schierhorn, Michael Vale

Singers: Joan Berline, Peter Bogyo, Alma Cuervo, Frachelle Stewart Dorn, Christopher
Durang. Beth Hatton, Brock Holmes, Richard Larsen, Stephen R. Lawson, Susan
LeFevre, Robert Picardo, Ron Recasner, Gil Rochon, III, Stephen Rowe, Jeremy Smith,
Kate McGregor-Stewart, Meryl Streep, David Thomas, Scott Ulmer, Bob Van Nest,
Sigourney Weaver, Donald Woodall

Dancers: Diana Belshaw, Linda K. Harold, Ron Porter, Nora Peterson, Dianna Raffman,
Susan Strasburger, Alfonso Wilson, Kathryn Woglom

Frogs: Steve Edelson, Wade Agurcia, Michael Armstrong, Robert Barnett, Michael
Cadden, Jack Callahan, Gary Cavaliere, Peter Crawford, David B. Fisher, Ed Hornsby,
Alexander Lawler, Quentin Lawler, Frank Lawlor, Kevin Lawlor, Dave Lichten, Pat
Monahan, Ralph Redpath, Curt Sanburn, Ted Stein, Jose A. Taboada, Richard Taus

1972-1973
THE BOURGEOIS GENTLEMAN – October 6-December 6, 1972, Yale Rep
By Moliere
Translated by Michael Feingold
Directed by Alvin Epstein
Sound Collage – Preston A. Trombly
Sets and Costumes – Steven Rubin
Lighting – Nathan L. Drucker
Choreographic Assistance – Carmen de Lavallade

Cast: Marycharlotte Cummings, Carmen de Lavallade, Leonard Frey, Robert Gainer, Bill
Gearhart, Joseph G. Grifasi, Michael Gross, Nicholas Hormann, Amanda Lihamba,
Jonathan Marks, Deborah Mayo, John McAndrew, Elizabeth Parrish, William Peters,
Michael Quigley, Robin Pearson Rose, Paul Schierhorn, John V. Shea, Preston A.
Trombly

* A BREAK IN THE SKIN – October 13-January 13, 1973, Yale Rep
By Ronald Ribman
Directed by Arthur Sherman
Sets – Michael H. Yeargan
Costumes – Enno Poersch
Lighting – William B. Warfel

Cast: Leonard Frey, Bill Gearhart, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph G. Grifasi, Stephen Joyce,
Jonathan Marks, Elizabeth Parrish, Janet Ward, Robin Pearson Rose
* ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN – November 10-January 10, 1973,
Yale Rep
By Eric Bentley
Directed by Michael Posnick
Sets and Costumes – Steven Rubin
Lighting – Barb Harris

Cast: Marycharlotte Cummings, Al Freeman, Jr., Leonard Frey, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph G.
Grifasi, Michael Gross, Tom Haas, Nicholas Hormann, Stephen Joyce, Deborah Mayo,
Allan Miller, John McAndrew, Elizabeth Parrish, William Peters, Michael Quigley, Paul
Schierhorn

* IN THE CLAP SHACK – December 15-March 10, 1973, Yale Rep
By William Styron
Directed by Alvin Epstein
Sets and Costumes – Richard L. Rowsell
Lighting – D. Edmund Thomas

Cast: Miles Chapin, Bill Gearhart, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph G. Grifasi, Michael Gross,
Nicholas Hormann, Thomas E. Lanter, William Ludel, Hannibal Penney, Jr., Steven
Robman, Paul Schierhorn, Eugene Troobnick

* THE MIRROR – January 19-March 7, 1973, Yale Rep
By Isaac Bashevis Singer
Directed by Michael Posnick
Music by Yehudi Wyner
Sets and Costumes – Steven Rubin
Lighting – Nathan L. Drucker
Choreography – Carmen de Lavallade

Cast: Marycharlotte Cummings, Carmen de Lavallade, Bill Gearhart, Jeremy Geidt,
Michael Gross, Nicholas Hormann, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Amandina Lihamba, Jonathan
Marks, Deborah Mayo, Elizabeth Parrish, Michael Quigley, Robin Pearson Rose, Eugene
Troobnick, Richard Venture

BAAL – February 16-April 24, 1973, Yale Rep
By Bertolt Brecht
Translated by William E. Smith and Ralph Manheim
Directed by Tom Haas
Sets and Costumes – John Beatty
Lighting and Projections – D. Edmund Thomas
Music Composed – Walt Jones
Orchestrations and Arrangements – Carol Lees, Paul Schierhorn, Walt Jones
Cast: Bob Balaban, Marycharlotte Cummings, Barbara Hauptman, Nicholas Hormann,
Carmen de Lavallade, Stephen Joyce, Amandina Lihamba, Jonathan Marks, Deborah
Mayo, Elizabeth Parrish, Michael Quigley, Robin Pearson Rose, Larry Strichman

+ MACBETT – March 16-May 16, 1973, Yale Rep
By Eugene Ionesco
Translated by Charles Marowitz
Directed by William Peters, John McAndrew, and Alvin Epstein
Sets – Enno Poersch
Costumes – Maura Beth Smolover
Lighting – Ian Rodney Calderon
Music Composer – Gregory Sandow
Sound – Carol M. Waaser

Cast: Carmen de Lavallade, Alvin Epstein, Joseph G. Grifasi, Michael Gross, Stephen
Joyce, Amandina Lihamba, Deborah Mayo, John McAndrew, John McCaffrey, William
Peters, Michael Quigley, Paul Schierhorn, Eugene Troobnick

+ LEAR –April 13-May 19, 1973, Yale Rep
by Edward Bond
Directed by David Giles
Sets – Ming Cho Lee
Costumes – Jeanne Button
Lighting – William B. Warfel
Sound – David Jonathan Ward

Cast: Bob Balaban, Marycharlotte Cummings, Donald Davis, Alvin Epstein, Robert
Gainer, Linda Gates, Jeremy Geidt, Joseph G. Grifasi, Michael Gross, Carmen de
Lavallade, Alvin Epstein, Bill Gearhart, Nicholas Hormann, Stephen Joyce, Bill Ludel,
Jonathan Marks, John McAndrew, Mark McCarthy, Elizabeth Parrish, William Peters,
Michael Quigley, Steven Robman, Robin Pearson Rose, Raphael Sbarge, Paul
Schierhorn, John V. Shea, Larry Strichman, Eugene Troobnick

1971-1972
WHEN WE DEAD AWAKEN – rotating repertory beginning October 14-December 8,
1971, Yale Rep
By Henrik Ibsen
Translated by Michael Feingold (Commissioned by Yale Rep)
Directed by Tom Haas
Musical Selections – Paul Severtson
Sets and Costumes – Steven Rubin
Lighting – Edgar Swift

Cast: Sarah Albertson, Carmen de Lavallade, Paul Gearhart, David Hurst, Joseph Jonsky,
Marty Lafferty, Stephen Mendillo, Nancy Wickwire
Children: Lisa Ann Drolette, Therese Eke, Jonathan Christi Frost, Alvin Kernan

* THE BIG HOUSE, rotating repertory October 21-December 8, 1972, Yale Rep
By Lonnie Carter
Directed by Robert Brustein
Music composed by Maury Yeston
Choreography – Carmen de Lavallade
Sets and Costumes – Steven Rubin
Lighting – Dennis L. Dorn

Cast: Charlene Fredericka Bletson, James Brick, Meredith S. Burns, Stephanie Cotsirilos,
Tony de Santis, Herb Downer, Bill Gearhardt, Jeremy Geidt, Andrew Johnson, Marty
Lafferty, Elizabeth Parrish, Hannibal Penney, Jr., William Peters, Dean L. Radcliffe, Paul
Schierhorn, Dick Shawn, Yannis Simonides, Rosemary Stewart

CALIGULA – rotating repertory November 25-December 8, 1971; solo run January 4-
15, 1972, Yale Rep
By Albert Camus
Adapted from the French by Justin O’Brien
Directed by Alvin Epstein
Sets and Costumes –Steven Rubin
Lighting – Nathan L. Drucker

Cast: James Brick, Meredith S. Burns, Herb Downer, Bill Gearhart, Jeremy Geidt, David
Hurst, Andrew Johnson, Megan Lafferty, Stephen Mendillo, Hannibal Penney, Jr.,
William Peters, Dean L. Radcliffe, Paul Schierhorn, Yannis Simonides, Christopher
Walken, Nancy Wickwire

REPERTORY HOLIDAY – January 20-February 12, Yale Rep

       TWO BY BRECHT AND WEILL: The Little Mahagonny and The Seven
       Deadly Sins – January 20-29, 1972
       Scenery and costumes originally designed by Santo Loquasto
       Adapted for this production by Ellis M. Pryce-Jones
       Lighting by Al Kibbe

       Cast: James Brick, Stephanie Cotsirilos, Carmen de Lavallade, Herb Downer,
       Jeremy Geidt, Maxine Lieberman, Jack Litten, John McAndrew, Richard McKee,
       Elizabeth Parrish, Hannibal Penney, Jr., Dean Lanier Radcliffe, Paul Schierhorn,
       Yannis Simonides, Henry Winkler

       PASSION and STOPS – February 1-5
       Directed by Michael Posnick
       Sets and Costumes – Ellis M. Pryce-Jones
       Lighting – Al Kibbe
               + PASSION
               By Edward Bond
               Cast: Sarah Albertson, James Brick, Jeremy Geidt, Joan Pape

               * STOPS
               By Robert Auletta
               Cast: Sarah Alberston, James Brick, Herb Downer, Bill Gearhart, Jeremy
               Geidt, Jonathan Marks, Elizabeth Parrish, Paul Schierhorn, Rosemary
               Stewart

       JACQUES BREL: SONGS – February 8-12
       English translations by Mort Schuman, Eric Blau, and the Jacques Brel Company
       Directed by David Schweizer
       Music Direction/Arrangements – Steven Blier
       Sets – Ellis M. Pryce-Jones
       Lighting – Al Kibbe

       Cast: Stephanie Cotsirilos, Bill Horwitz, Glenn J. Mure, Julie Preston

+ I MARRIED YOU FOR THE FUN OF IT – rotating repertory February 17, 1972,
Yale Rep
By Natalie Ginzburg
Translated by John Hersey
Directed by Roger Hendricks Simon
Sets and Costumes – Steven Rubin
Lighting – William B. Warfel

Cast: Sarah Albertson, Stephanie Cotsirilos, Alvin Epstein, Elizabeth Parrish, Joan
Welles

LIFE IS A DREAM – rotating repertory February 24, 1972, Yale Rep
By Pedro Calderon de la Barca
English version by Roy Campbell
Directed by Jacques Burdick
Music Composed by – Sarah S. Meneely
Sets – Gary James Wheeler
Costumes – Michelle Guillot
Lighting – Ian Calderon

Cast: Thomas Barbour, James Brick, Lisa Carling, Stephanie Cotsirilos, Herb Downer,
Bill Gearhart, David Hurst, Carmen de Lavallade, Jeremy Geidt, Stephen Joyce, Hannibal
Penney, Jr., Rosemary Stewart, Nancy Wickwire

+ HAPPY END – rotating repertory April 6, 1972, Yale Rep
Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
Original German Play by Dorothy Lane
American adaptation and lyrics by Michael Feingold
Directed by Michael Posnick
Musical Director – Thomas Fay
Scenery, Lighting, Projections – Raymond C. Recht
Comstumes – Michael Yeargan

Cast: Sarah Albertson, Thomas Barbour, James Brick, Lisa Carling, Stephanie Cotsirilos,
Alvin Epstein, Bill Gearhart, Jeremy Geidt, David Hurst, Stephen Joyce, John Mc
Andrew, Elizabeth Parrish, Dean Lanier Radcliffe, Yannis Simonides, Paul Schierhorn,
Rosemary Stewart, Joan Welles, Nancy Wickwire

1970-1971
STORY THEATRE REPERTORY – October 8-31, 1970, Yale Rep
Conceived by Paul Sills
Directed by Larry Arrick
Music by Barbara Damashek

       * GIMPEL THE FOOL
       By Isaac Bashevis Singer
       Adapted by Larry Arrick
       Lyrics by Barbara Damashek

       Cast: James Brick, Barbara Damashek, Katherine De Hetre, Carmen De
       Lavallade, Alvin Epstein, Lydia Fisher, Maxine Lieberman, James Naughton,
       Elizabeth Parrish, Louis Plante, Theodore Ravinett, Frank Speiser, Steve Van
       Benschoten, Henry Winkler

       * SAINT JULIAN THE HOSPITALER
       By Gustave Flaubert
       Adapted and lyrics by Kenneth Cavander

       Cast: David Ackroyd, James Brick, Katherine De Hetre, Carmen De Lavallade,
       Lydia Fisher, Jeremy Geidt, Maxine Lieberman, James Naughton, Elizabeth
       Parrish, Louis Plante, Theodore Ravinett, Frank Speiser, Steve Van Benschoten,
       Henry Winkler

       * OLYMPIAN GAMES
       Based on Ovid’s Metamorphoses
       Written and composed by Kenneth Cavander and Barbara Damashek

       Cast: David Ackroyd, James Brick, Barbara Damashek, Katherine De Hetre,
       Carmen De Lavallade, Alvin Epstein, Lydia Fisher, Jeremy Geidt, Maxine
       Lieberman, James Naughton, Elizabeth Parrish, Louis Plante, Theodore Ravinett,
       Frank Speiser, Steve Van Benschoten, Henry Winkler

THE REVENGER’S TRAGEDY – November 19-December 12, 1970, Yale Rep
By Cyril Tourneur
Directed by Robert Brustein
Music and Sound – Richard Peaslee
Sets – Santo Loquasto
Costumes – Ariel Ballif
Lighting – William B. Warfel
Movement and Masques – Carmen De Lavallade

Cast: David Ackroyd, James Brick, Lisa Carling, Peter Covette, Carmen de Lavallade,
Lydia Fisher, Jeremy Geidt, Kenneth Haigh, Robert Hitt, Richard D. Masur, Stephen
Mendillo, James Naughton, Elizabeth Parrish, William Peters, Louis Plant, Theodore
Ravinett, Lee Richardson, Frank Speiser, Charles Turner, Steve Van Benschoten, Henry
Winkler

*WHERE HAS TOMMY FLOWERS GONE? – January 7-31, 1971, Yale Rep
By Terrence McNally
Directed by Larry Arrick
Sets and Costumes – Steven Rubin
Lighting and Graphics Coordinator – William B. Warfel
Lighting – Dennis G. Daluiso
Slides – Michael Shane
Music Arrangements – Barbara Damashek
Sound – Eugene Kimball

Cast: David Ackroyd, Sarah Albertson, James Brick, Lisa Carling, Peter Covette, Barbara
Damashek, Katherine De Hetre, Robert Drivas, Lydia Fisher, Jeremy Geidt, Maxine
Lieberman, James Naughton, Elizabeth Parrish, Louis Plante, Charles Turner, Steve Van
Benschoten, Henry Winkler

MACBETH – February 18-March 13, 1971, Yale Rep
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Robert Brustein
Sets – Leo Yoshimura
Costumes – Ariel Ballif
Lighting – William B. Warfel
Film Sequences – Harvey F. Bellin
Sound – Eugene Kimball
Duels Staged by Chris Tanner

Cast: David Ackroyd, James Brick, Lisa Carling, Peter Covette, Carmen de Lavallade, H.
Ray Downer, Lydia Fisher, Jeremy Geidt, Richard Hamburger, Robert Hitt, Marty
Lafferty, Richard D. Masur, Stephen Mendillo, James Naughton, Elizabeth Parrish, Louis
Plante, Ellis M. Pryce-Jones, Theodore Ravinett, Lee Richardson, Steven Robman, Frank
Speiser, Larry Strichman, Dave Stein, Charles Turner, Stephen Van Benschoten, Henry
Winkler

WOYZECK and PLAY – April 1-24, 1971, Yale Rep
Directed by Rom Haas
Music by Marion Brown
Sets – Michael Yeargan
Costumes – Kenneth Thompson
Lighting – Paul Butler

       WOYZECK
       By Georg Buechner
       Translated by Paul Butler

       Cast: David Ackroyd, Sarah Albertson, Elizabeth Parrish

       PLAY
       By Samuel Beckett

       Cast: David Ackroyd, Grace Benevento, Charlene Bletson, Peter Covette, Alvin
       Epstein, Lydia Fisher, Robert Gainer, Jeremy Geidt, Elizabeth Parrish, Hannibal
       Penney, Kelley Radcliffe, Lee Smith, Charles Turner, Henry Winkler

TWO BY BERTOLT BRECHT AND KURT WEILL – May 13-June 5, 1971,
Yale Repertory Theatre
Book any Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
Musical Director- Gustav Meier
Assistant Conductor/Pianist – Thomas Fay
Sets and Costumes – Santo Loquasto
Lighting – Robert W. Scheeler
Presented in association with Yale School of Music

       THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS
       Translated by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman
       Directed by Alvin Epstein

       + THE LITTLE MAHAGONNY
       Translated by Michael Feingold
       Directed by Michael Posnick

Cast: Robert Benedetti, James Brick, Stephanie Cotsirilos, H. Ray Downer, William
Duvall, Jeremy Geidt, Dori Levine, Maxine Lieberman, Jack Litten, Elizabeth Parrish,
Dean Lanier Radcliffe, Theodore Ravinett, Charles Turner, Stephen Van Benschoten,
Henry Winkler
1969-1970
THE RIVALS – October 16-November 8, 1969
By Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Directed by Alvin Epstein
Sets and Costumes – Lawrence Station King
Lighting – Carol Waaser

Cast: David Ackroyd, Jim Brick, James Cady, Barbara Damashek, Lydia Fisher, Jeremy
Geidt, Jerome Kilty, Maxine Lieberman, Cynthia Parker, Elizabeth Parrish, Louis R.
Plante, Terry Taylor, Steve Van Benschoten

* OVID’S METAMORPHOSES – November 27-December 20, 1969
Conceived by Paul Sills
Translated and Adapted with Lyrics by Arnold Weinstein
Directed by Larry Arrick
Additional Material by Kenneth Cavander
Additional Music by Barbara Damashek, Mark Levinson, Stephen Michaels, Michael
Posnick
Sets and Costumes – Gary C. Eckhardt
Lighting – George Moredock
Original production by Paul Sills at The Body Politic in Chicago with music by John
Guth and William Russo

Cast: David Ackroyd, James Brick, Barbara Damashek, Lydia Fisher, Carmen de
Lavallade, Alvin Epstein, Linda Gulder, Maxine Lieberman, Elizabeth Parrish, Louis
Plante, Meral Taygun, Steve Van Benschoten

CRIMES AND CRIMES – January 8-31, 1970, University Theatre
By August Strindberg
Translated by Evert Sprinchorn
Directed by Robert Lewis
Sets and Costumes – Kenneth Emmanule
Lighting – Jenie Swartz

Cast: David Ackroyd, A.J. Antoon, Ann Clark, Barbara Damashek, Carmen de Lavallade,
Mildred Dunnock, Alvin Epstein, Jonathan Marks, Christopher Ostergren, Louis Plante,
Charles Siegel, Meral Taygun, Steve Van Benschoten, Stanley E. Wiklinski

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR – February 19-March 14, 1970, University
Theatre
By Nikolai Gogol
Translated by Peter Raby
Directed by Ali Taygun
Sets and Costumes – Peter Gould
Lighting – Peter Edmund Winter

Cast: David Ackroyd, Jerome Anello, William Ballantyne, James Brick, Jay Cady, Peter
Cameron, Peter B. Covette, Alvin Epstein, Lydia Fisher, Mark Flanagan, Linda Gulder,
Maxine Lieberman, Jonathan Marks, Stephen Mendillo, Joan Pape, Elizabeth Parrish,
Louis Plante, Timothy E. Roseborough, Charles Siegel, Frank Speiser, Meral Taygun,
Eugene Troobnick, Steve Van Benschoten, Stanley E. Wiklinksi, Henry Franklin Winkler


TRANSFORMATIONS: 3 New One-Act Plays by Yale Playwrights – April 2-25,
1970, University Theatre
Directed by Richard Gilman
Sets and Lighting by Stewart W. Johnson
Costumes by Steven Rubin

       * THE RHESUS UMBRELLA
        By Jeff Wanshel

       Cast: James Brick, Maxine Lieberman, Elizabeth Parrish, Louis Plant, Ellis M.
       Pryce-Jones, Steve Van Benschoten, Henry Franklin Winkler

       * CLUTCH
       By David Epstein

       Cast: David Ackroyd, Joan Pape

       * Iz She Izzy or Iz He Aint’zy or Iz They Both?
       By Lonnie Carter

       Cast: David Ackroyd, James Brick, Joan Pape, Elizabeth Parrish, Louis Plant,
       Steve Van Benschoten

DON JUAN, OR THE ENEMY OF GOD – May 14-June 6, 1970, University Theatre
By Moliere
A New Version by Kenneth Cavander
Directed by Robert Brustein
Sets and Costumes – Jeffrey Higginbottom
Music and Sound – Richard Peaslee
Lighting – William B. Warfel

Cast: David Ackroyd, Jerome Anello, Joseph Capone, John Cromwell, Barbara
Damashek, Carmen de Lavallade, Jill Eikenberry, Alvin Epstein, Lydia Fisher, James
Naughton, Joan Pape, Elizabeth Parrish, Louis Plante, Meral Taygun, Eugene Troobnick,
Steve Van Benschoten, Stanley Wiklinski

Guest Company:
      The Negro Ensemble Company
      SONG OF THE LUSITANIAN BOGEY – September 22-27, 1969, University
      Theatre
      By Paul Weiss
      Translated by Lee Baxanball
      Music by Coleridge Taylor Perkinson
      Directed by Israel Hicks (based on original production directed by Michael A.
      Schultz)
      Dance Direction – Louis Johnson
      Sets – Edward Burbridge
      Lights – Marshall Williams
      Music Direction – Margaret Harris
      Costumes – Bernard Johnson

      Cast: Norman Bush, Rosalind Cash, David Downing, Frances Foster, Arthur
      French, William Jay, Onike Lee, Esther Rolle, Mari Toussaint, Anita Wilson,
      Allie Woods

1968-1969
* GOD BLESS – October 10-26, 1968, University Theatre
By Jules Feiffer
Directed by Harold Stone
Sets – Robert Blackman
Costumes – Jac McAnelly
Lighting – Jeffrey Milet
Stage Manager – Mark Daniel Healy

Cast: Alvin Epstein, George Gaynes, Mari Gorman, Carl Lee, Michael Lombard, David
Spielberg

SAVED in alternation with YALE PLAYS – December 5-21, 1968, University Theatre
Sets by Tom Rasmussen
Costumes – Robert Blackman
Lighting – Richard Devin
Stage Manager – Mark Daniel Healy
Assistant Stage Manager – Clint Spencer

      + SAVED
      By Edward Bond
      Directed by Jeff Bleckner

      Cast: David Ackroyd, William Ballantyne, David Clennon, Mari Gorman, J.J.
      Linsalata, Michael Lombard, Stephen Mills, Joan Pape, Carl Schlanger, David
      Spielberg, Shawn Taylor
       * THEY TOLD ME THAT YOU CAME THIS WAY
       By David Epstein
       Directed by Michael Posnick

       Cast: Peter Cameron, Burl Hash, Henry Franklin Winkler

       * THE GREAT CHINESE REVOLUTION
       By Anthony Scully
       Directed by Ali Taygun

       Cast: Allison Brennan, Jim Brick, James W. Cady, II, Marilyn Carter, Jill
       Eikenberry, Devon Flanagan, Jeremy Geidt, Anthony Johnson, Lisa Kelley,
       Joanna Kyd, Maxine A. Lieberman, Everette Lunning, Jr., Charles Siegal, Meral
       Taygun, Charles Turner, Stanley Wiklinski

* STORY THEATRE – January 23-February 8, 1969, University Theatre
Conceived and directed by Paul Sills
Directed in association with Larry Arrick
Sets – Bill Forrester
Costumes – Carl Mica Michell
Lighting – T. J. McHose
Stage Manager – Mark Daniel Healy
Assistant Stage Manager – Clint Spencer

Cast: David Ackroyd, David Clennon, Barbara Damashek, Mildred Dunnock, Alvin
Epstein, Pamela Jones, Michael Lombard, Joan Pape, David Spielberg

BACCHAE – March 6-22, 1969, University Theatre
By Euripides
Translated by Kenneth Cavander
Directed by Andre Gregory
Associate Director – Stanley Rosenberg
Music and Sound – Richard Peaslee
Sets and Costumes – Santo Loquasto
Lighting – Suellen Childs
Stage Manager – Mark Daniel Healy
Assistant Stage Manager – Clint Spencer

Cast: George Bartenieff, David Clennon, Mildred Dunnock, Alvin Epstein, Michael
Lombard, David Spielberg

Chorus: Allison Brennan, Marilyn Carter, Peter B. Covette, Diana Devegh, Douglass
Everhart, Anthony Johnson, Joanna Kyd, Katharin Leavelle, Everetee Lunning, Jr., James
Metzner, James J. Naughton, III, Susie Wolter Rosenberg, Stanley E. Wiklinski, Henry
Franklin Winkler
Guards: Michael Blumlein, David Copelin, William A. Henry, Barbara Mackay, George
Singer, Thomas Walker

* GREATSHOT – May 8-24, 1969, University Theatre
Book and Lyrics by Arnold Weinstein
Music by William Bolcom
Directed by Paul Sills
Lyrics for “Three Cheers for Terrible Food” written with Fran Landesman
Sets – Robert R. Struble
Costumes – Gary D. Eckhart
Lighting – Rick Ulrich
Stage Manager – Clint Spencer

Cast: David Ackroyd, William Ballantyne, Marilyn Carter, David Clennon, Barbara
Damashek, Jan Egleson, Jill Eikenberry, Alvin Epstein, Lydia Fisher, Bill Gearhart,
Anthony Johnson, Pamela Jones, Joanna Kyd, Gayle Kelly Landers, Joan Pape, Elizabeth
Parrish, Louis Robert Plant, Carol Schlanger, Charles Siegel, Stephen Van Benschoten,
Esteban Vega

Guest Companies:
       The Living Theatre: MYSTERIES AND SMALLER PIECES, ANTIGONE,
FRANKENSTEIN, PARADISE NOW
       Jean-Louis Barrault and Madeleine Renaud: HAPPY DAYS by Samuel Beckett;
WORDS AND MUSIC FROM THE COURT OF THE SUN KING LOUIS XIV

1967-1968
‘TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE – October 16-28, 1967, University Theatre
By John Ford
Directed by Kenneth Haigh
Sets and Costumes – Douglas Higgins
Lighting – Steven Waxler
Dance Arrangements – Susan Sherry
Music Devised by Frank Bennett and Michael Posnick
Music Performed by Frank Bennett
Stage Manager – Mark Daniel Healy

Cast – David Ackroyd, Barbara Damashek, Jan Egleson, Lydia Fisher, Robert Ginn,
Roger Hendricks, Jeanne Hepple, Anthony Holland, Pamela Jones, Richard Jordan, John
Karlen, Michael Lombard, Paul Mann, James Metzner, Louis R. Plante, Brett Prentiss,
Tom Rosqui, Stefan Rudnicki, Susan Sherry, Donald R. Warfield, Kathleen Widdoes

* WE BOMBED IN NEW HAVEN – December 4-23, 1967, University Theatre
By Joseph Heller
Directed by Larry Arrick
Sets – Robert U. Taylor
Costumes – Alec Sutherland
Lighting – Robert Allen Heaton
Stage Manager – Mark Daniel Healy

Cast: William Abrams, Jerome Anello, James Brick, Richard Cox, Roger Hendricks,
Anthony Holland, Ken Howard, Anthony Johnson, Richard Jordan, Stacy Keach, Ron
Leibman, Joseph Linsalata, Michael Lombard, John McCurry, Stephen Mills, Estelle
Parsons, Donald K. Warfield

HENRY IV – January 29-February 10, 1968, University Theatre
By Luigi Pirandello, translated by Eric Bentley
Directed by Carl Weber
Sets – Robert U. Taylor
Costumes – Thom J. Peterson
Lighting – Laura Mae Jackson
Stage Manager – Mark Daniel Healy

Cast: David Ackroyd, Jeff Bleckner, David Clennon, Kenneth Haigh, Jeanne Hepple,
Anthony Holland, Richard Jordan, Stacy Keach, Michael Lombard, Thomas O. Martin,
Robert A. McDonald, Jr., Roger Hendricks Simon, Kathleen Widdoes

THE THREE SISTERS – March 4-16, 1968, University Theatre
By Anton Chekhov
Translated by Tyrone Guthrie and Leonid Kipnis
Directed by Larry Arrick
Sets – Paul Shortt
Costumes – Linda Fisher
Lighting – Edwin Meyer
Act II Songs – music by Stacy Keach, lyrics by Arnold Weinstein
Stage Manager – Mark Daniel Healy

Cast: David Ackroyd, Rose Arrick, Barbara Damashek, Jeanne Hepple, Richard Jordan,
Stacy Keach, Ron Leibman, Michael Lombard, Paul Mann, Barry Morse, Joan Pape,
Louis R. Plante, Michael Posnick, Roger Hendricks Simon, Eva M. Vizy, Ruth Wallman,
Kathleen Widdoes

CORIOLANUS – May 6-18, 1968, University Theatre
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jeff Bleckner, in association with Larry Arrick
Sets – John W. Jacobsen
Costumes – Tom Rasmussen
Lighting – Spencer Mosse
Battle Staging – James Sloyan
Musical Instruments created by John W. Jacobson, Jan Egleson, Peter Winter
Cast: William Abrams, David Ackroyd, Jerome Anello, James Cady, Peter Cameron,
Joseph Capone, David Clennon, Peter Covette, Jan Egleson, Jill Eikenberry, Robert
Einenkel, Douglass Everhart, Marc Flanagan, Kathleen Gray, Margaret Gruen, Linda
Gulder, Jeff Haggin, Ken Howard, Bruce Huett, Anthony Johnson, James Keach, Stacy
Keach, Elizabeth Kelley, Katharin Leavelle, Joseph Linsalata, Michael Lombard, Ev
Lunning, Jon Marchant, Ken Martin, Thomas O. Martin, Robert McDonald, Jack
Messinger, Jim Metzner, Steve Mills, Barry Morse, Portia Patterson, Louis Plante,
Graham Pollock, Brett Prentiss, Carol Schlanger, Mary Shimkus, Meral Taygun, Charles
Turner, Steve VanBenschoten, Donald Warfield, Nancy Wickwire, Henry Winkler,
Harris Yulin

Guest Company:
       The San Francisco Mime Troupe: L’AMANT MILITARE by Carlo Goldoni

1966-1967
DYNAMITE TONIGHT! An Actors’ Opera – December 6-18, 1966, University
Theatre
By Arnold Weinstein
Music by William Bolcom
Directed by Paul Sills
Music Director Carl Eberl
Sets – Paul Shortt
Lighting – F. Mitchell Dana
Costumes – Thom Peterson

Cast: David Clennon, Alvin Epstein, George Gaynes, Alan Haufrect, Linda Lavin,
William Redfield, Roger H. Simon, Gene Troobnick

VOLPONE - January 31-February 12, 1967, University Theatre
By Ben Jonson
Directed by Clifford Williams
Sets – Douglas Higgins
Costumes – Cara Z. Shubin
Lighting – Ting Barrow

Cast: Talia Coppola, Paul Corum, Ralph Drischell, Robert Einenkel, George Gaynes,
Alan Haufrect, Betty Hellman, David Hurst, Lee Landsberg, Ron Leibman, Ken Martin,
Joan Pape, Louis Plante, Graham Pollock, Woody Romoff, Susan Sherry, Roger H.
Simon, Meral Taygun, Gary Waldhorn, Ruth Wallmann, Donald Warfield, Lilyan Wilder

* PROMETHEUS BOUND – May 9-21, 1967, University Theatre
By Aeschylus, adapted by Robert Lowell
Directed by Jonathan Miller
Sets and Costumes – Michael Annals
Lighting – Phil Dixson
Cast: Laurinda Barrett, Clayton Corbin, Kenneth Haigh, David Hurst, Ron Leibman, Ev
Lunning, Joan Pape, Brett Prentiss, Joan Weisberg, Irene Worth

Guest Companies:
       The Southwark Theatre Company at the Theatre of the Living Arts (Philadelphia):
       ENDGAME – September 20-25, 1966
       By Samuel Beckett
       Directed by Andre Gregory
       Sets – Eugene Lee
       Costumes – Eric Martin

       Cast: Jerome Dempsey, David Hurst, Ron Leibman, Miriam Phillips

       The Open Theatre, New York:
       *VIET ROCK – October 11-23, 1966, University Theatre
       Written and Directed by Megan Terry
       Incidental Music/Accompaniment – Marianne de Pury
       Sets, Lighting – Gil Wechsler
       (World Premiere pre-Off-Broadway engagement)

       Cast: Seth Allen, Kay Carney, Jordan Charney, Shami Chaikin, Joseph Daly, Fred
       Forrest, Sharon Gans, Paul Giovanni, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Roy London, Muriel
       Miguel, Barbara Ralley, Gerome Ragni

       MEN AND WOMEN OF SHAKESPEARE – January 5-6, 1967, University
       Theatre
       Cast: John Gielgud, Irene Worth

				
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