Production History

Welcome to the very awesome, very long list of our 42 Seasons (that's 316 Productions and 64 World Premieres.) If you are preparing to read through this entire list in one sitting then grab a snack and get comfortable! When you finish the list you may be a different person. Changed, different, wiser!

 

Tony Award Winners that regionally Premiered at Unicorn Theatre

1984    The Real Thing
1993    Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
1994    Angels in America: Perestroika
1989    The Heidi Chronicles
1995    Love! Valour! Compassion!
1998    Art
1999    Side Man
2001    Proof
2002    The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?
2003    Take Me Out
2004    I Am My Own Wife
2009    God of Carnage
2010    Red

2012    Clybourne Park

 

Pulitzer Prize Winners that regionally premiered at Unicorn Theatre 

1983    ‘Night Mother
1984    Glengarry Glen Ross
1989    The Heidi Chronicles
1993    Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
1998    How I Learned to Drive
1999    Wit
2001    Proof
2002    Topdog/Underdog
2004    I Am My Own Wife
2007    Rabbit Hole
2009    Ruined

2011    Clybourne Park
2012    Water by the Spoonful

 

Pulitzer Prize Finalists that premiered Regionally at the Unicorn

1983    True West
1984    Fool for Love
1984    Painting Churches
1985    Dining Room
1988    Talk Radio
1991    Prelude to a Kiss
1992    Sight Unseen
1994    Keely & Du
1994    A Perfect Ganesh
1996    Old Wicked Songs
1999    Side Man
2000    In the Blood
2002     Yellowman
2003     The Goat or Who is Sylvia?
2003    Take Me Out
2004    Omnium Gatherum
2005    The Clean House
2006    Miss Witherspoon
2010    In the Next Room or the vibrator play

2012    Other Desert Cities
2014    Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

 

You made it this far, don't turn back now. Here is our complete show history. Good luck and enjoy!

 

1974 - INAGURAL SHOW
CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS STORY BOOK

1975 SEASON
ADAPTATION by Elaine May
PHASES OF THE MOON by John Loven
A NIGHT WITH VINCENT DOWLING
THREE ONE-ACTS by Anton Chekov
MUSE OF FIRE - scenes and sonnets by William Shakespeare
MENDACITY - with Tom Gruenwald and Bob Scogggins
HOW TO TALK TO A DRAGON
VAUDEVILLE 75
THE MAIDS by Jean Genet
TENN - one acts by Tennessee Williams
CAGES by Lewis John Carline
CRYSTAL AND SCARLET

1976 SEASON
THE OPERATION by Larry Vincent (World Premiere)
VAUDEVILLE '76
LA RONDE by Arthur Schnitzer
SPRING STORY BOOK by A.A. Milne
ROMEO AND JULIET by William Shakespeare
CHARLOTTES WEB by E.B. White
OPENING THE WINDOWS by Patricia Baker (World Premiere)
CHAPEL by Anna Hull (World Premiere)
SPEAK TO ME SOFTLY…LIKE THE RAIN by Diana J. Mange (World Premiere)
A BREEZE FROM THE GULF by Mort Crowley
DR. FAUSTUS LIGHTS THE LIGHTS by Gertrude Stein

1977 SEASON
GENESIS, ETC by Diane J. Mange (World Premiere)
ARTIST DESCENDING A STAIRCASE by Tom Stoppard
HOT L BALTIMORE by Lanford Wilson
EVERYTHING IN THE GARDEN by Edward Albee
TRANSFORMATIONS by Anne Sexton
MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT by Jean Giraudoux
A DOLL'S HOUSE by Henrick Ibsen
HEIDI adapted by Diane J. Mange

1978 SEASON
A WILDE NIGHT WITH VINCENT DOWLING
KING JOHN by William Shakespeare
THE SWAN'S KILLERS by Matt Davison (World Premiere)
LIVE AND IN COLOR (variety show)
IN CELEBRATION by David Storey
WHEN YOU COMIN' BACK RED RYDER by Mark Medoff
AN EVENING WITH PINTER by Harold Pinter
DEAD CONNECTIONS by Stuart Boyce and Frank Higgins (World Premiere)
MARAT/SADE by Peter Weiss
70 GIRLS 70 by Fred Ebb and John Kander
LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott

1979 SEASON
LAUGH by Geff Moyer (World Premiere)
BLITHE SPIRIT by Noel Coward
BALLAD OF THE SAD CAFÉ by Carson McCullers
LOOT by Joe Orton
A THOUSAND CLOWNS by Herb Gardner
IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM by David Rabe
THE CHILDREN'S HOUR by Lillian Hellman
OLIVER TWIST by Charles Dickens

1980 SEASON
CAMINO REAL by Tennessee Williams
ONLY HUMAN by Bob Evans (World Premiere)
THE CREATION OF THE WORLD AND OTHER BUSINESS by Arthur Miller
HANGED IN THEIR OWN FAMILY TREE by Richard Dunlop (World Premiere)
THE KING OF LEMONADE by Frank Higgins (World Premiere)
UNCOMMON WOMEN AND OTHERS by Wendy Wasserstein
NIGHT WATCH by Lucille Fletcher
ROBIN GOODFELLOW by Aurand Harris

1981 SEASON
CALLING IT OFF by Nancy Lenau (World Premiere)
THE MOUND BUILDERS by Lanford Wilson
MONSTERS by Charles Gorden (World Premiere)
TREVOR by John Bowen
MOUNT UP WITH WINGS LIKE ANGELS by Meredith Portman (World Premiere)
AMERICAN BUFFALO by David Mamet

1982 SEASON
PROMISE by Nancy Lenau (World Premiere)
PRISON GAMES by Susan Yankowitz
ROAD MOVIE by Brian Hohlfeld (World Premiere)
TAP DANCING ACROSS THE UNIVERSE by Bill Borden (World Premiere)
GETTING OUT by Marsha Norman
LETTERS HOME by Rose Leiman Goldenberg 

1983 SEASON
5TH OF JULY by Lanford Wilson
A LESSON FROM ALOES by Athol Fugard
LIKE WATER OFF A WHALES BACK by William Clause (World Premiere)
GEMINI by Albert Innaurato
BENT by Martin Sherman
SECRET by Wendy MacLaughlin (World Premiere)

1984 SEASON
KID PURPLE by Donald Wollner (World Premiere)
TALKING WITH…by Jane Martin
TRUE WEST by Sam Shepard
SUMMER ONE ACTS by Various Writers
P.S. YOUR CAT IS DEAD by James Kirkwood
BENT / TALKING WITH… (In Repertory)
THE BONNE CHANCE MOTEL by John Denham (World Premiere) 

1985 SEASON
FOOL FOR LOVE by Sam Shepard
WIN / LOSE / DRAW by Mary Gallagher and Ara Watson
BANGS AND WHIMPERS by Bryan Williams (World Premiere)
SUMMER ONE ACTS by Various Writers
EXTREMITIES by William Mastrosimone
'NIGHT MOTHER by Marsha Norman
ANGELS FALL by Lanford Wilson
NEVER SAY DIE by Frank Higgins (World Premiere) 

SPRING 1986 SEASON
PAINTING CHURCHES by Tina Howe
SHUFFLE OFF THIS MORTAL BUFFALO by Richard Natale (World Premiere)
STILL LIFE by Emily Mann
HEARTLAND by Frank Higgins (World Premiere)

1986-1987 SEASON
QUILTERS by Molly Newman & Barbara Damashek
EXPIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW…by Mark Houston (World Premiere) 
ORPHANS by Lyle Kessler
AS IS by William Hoffman
THE LAST GOOD MOMENT OF LILLY BAKER by Russell Davis (World Premiere)
AUNT DAN AND LEMON by Wallace Shawn
DOIN' THE REALITY RAG by Lawrence Perkins (World Premiere)

1987-1988 SEASON
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by David Mamet
THE KISS OF THE SPIDERWOMAN by Manuel Puig
EXPIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW…by Mark Houston 
JULIUS AND ETHEL by Loren Reher (World Premiere)
JITTERS by David French
THE REAL THING by Tom Stoppard
THE DINING ROOM by A.R. Gurney
HUNTING COCKROACHES by Janusz Glowacki

1988-1989 SEASON
TALK RADIO by Eric Bogosian
CATS PAW by William Mastrosimone
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW by Richard O'Brien
VETERANS DAY by Donald Freed (World Premiere)
ON THE VERGE by Eric Overmeyer
THE ILLUMINATI by Levi Lee and Larry Larson
WOMAN IN MIND by Alan Ayckbourn

1989-1990 SEASON
BURN THIS by Lanford Wilson
SAVAGE IN LIMBO by John Patrick Shanley
EXPIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW…by Mark Houston 
TEN BELOW by Shem Bitterman (World Premiere)
BEIRUT by Alan Bowne
BREAKING THE CODE by Hugh Whitemore
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW by Richard O'Brien

1990-1991 SEASON
WAITING FOR GODOT by Samuel Beckett
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIRE DE LUNE by Terrence McNally
LIVING IN EXILE by Jon Lysky - (World Premiere)
ELEEMOSYNARY by Lee Blessing
RECKLESS by Craig Lucas
SPEED THE PLOW by David Mamet
CLOSER THAN EVER by Richard Maltby, Jr and David Shire

1991-1992 SEASON
THE LISBON TRAVIATA by Terrence McNally
THE IVORY ALPHABET by B. Burgess Clark (World Premiere)
EASTERN STANDARD by Richard Greenberg 
TWO ROOMS by Lee Blessing
VITAL SIGNS by Jane Martin
GROTTESCO SHORTS by Theatre Grottesco
FALSETTOLAND by William Finn

1992-1993 SEASON
CHANGIN' LANES by Mark Houston (World Premiere)
THE SWAN by Elizabeth Egloff
FIVE IN THE KILLING ZONE by Lavonne Mueller (World Premiere)
DAYTRIPS by Jo Carson
LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART by Terrence McNally
THE HEIDI CHRONICLES by Wendy Wasserstein

1993-1994 SEASON
MARVINS ROOM by Scott McPherson
MAD FOREST by Caryl Churchill
QUILTERS by Molly Newman & Barbara Damashek
THANATOS by Ron Simonian (World Premiere)
SIGHT UNSEEN by Donald Margulies
THE BALTIMORE WALTZ by Paula Vogel
KEELY AND DU by Jane Martin

1994-1995 SEASON
A PERFECT GANESH by Terrence McNally
PATIENT A by Lee Blessing
AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND by John Kander and Fred Ebb
BETRAYAL OF THE BLACK JESUS by David Barr III (World Premiere)
UNIDENTIFIED HUMAN REMAINS…by Brad Fraser
RED SCARE ON SUNSET by Charles Busch
JACK AND JILL by Jane Martin (World Premiere)

1995-1996 SEASON
THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG by Wendy Wasserstein
ARMS AND LEGS by Ron Simonian (World Premiere)
RUTHLESS by Joel Paley and Marvin Laird
INNOCENT THOUGHTS by William Missouri Downs (World Premiere)
SUBURBIA by Eric Bogosian
JAR THE FLOOR by Cheryl West
ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES by Tony Kushner

1996-1997 SEASON
ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA by Tony Kushner
AT THE FEET OF DOVES by Ron Simonian (World Premiere)
ALL IN THE TIMING by David Ives
FLYIN' WEST by Pearl Cleage
LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! by Terrence McNally
MERCY KILLING by Stephanie Keys (World Premiere)
SYLVIA by A.R. Gurney

1997-1998 SEASON
QUILLS by Doug Wright
MOLLY SWEENEY by Brian Friel
THE SALVATION OF IGGY SCROOGE by Larry Larson and Eddie Levi Lee
BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY by Pearl Cleage
THE WAITING ROOM by Lisa Loomer
ZONE 3 by Ron Simonian (World Premiere)
AMERICAN DAUGHTER by Wendy Wasserstein

1998-1999 SEASON
HAVING OUR SAY by Emily Mann
SKYLIGHT by David Hare
AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN by Douglas Carter Beane
MOJO by Jez Butterworth
HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE by Paula Vogel
THE JUDAS KISS by David Hare
EV'RY TIME I FEEL THE SPIRIT by David Barr III (World Premiere)

1999-2000 SEASON
THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE by Martin McDonagh
OLD WICKED SONGS by Jon Marans
PRELUDE TO A KISS by Craig Lucas 
THE OLD SETTLER by John Henry Redwood
WIT by Margaret Edson
SIDE MAN by Warren Leight
LIGHT:DAMAGE by Alan Brown (World Premiere)

2000-2001 SEASON
HOT 'N' THROBBING by Paula Vogel
'ART' by Yasmina Reza
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH by John Cameron Mitchell
THE SANTALAND DIARIES by David Sedaris
SLIGHT DEFECT: A DESERT HOLIDAY by Ron Simonian (World Premiere)
CLOSER by Patrick Marber
MUD, RIVER, STONE by Lynn Nottage
GENE POOL by Christi Stewart-Brown

2001-2002 SEASON
THE LARAMIE PROJECT by Moises Kaufman
BECAUSE HE CAN by Arthur Kopit
THE SANTALAND DIARIES by David Sedaris
FUDDY MEERS by David Lindsay-Abaire
IN THE BLOOD by Suzan-Lori Parks
SPINNING INTO BUTTER by Rebecca Gilman
PROOF by David Auburn
FULLY COMMITTED by Becky Mode

2002-2003 SEASON
DIRTY BLONDE by Claudia Shear
THE SHAPE OF THINGS by Neil LaBute
BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming
THE SANTALAND DIARIES by David Sedaris
LOVING LUCY by Philip blue owl Hooser (World Premiere)
THE MEMORY OF WATER by Shelagh Stephenson
BEE-LUTHER HATCHEE by Thomas Gibbons 
(World Premiere)
BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL Music and Lyrics by Keythe Farley, Book by Brian Flemming

2003-2004 SEASON
LOBBY HERO by Kenneth Lonergan
YELLOWMAN by Dael Orlandersmith
THE MINEOLA TWINS by Paula Vogel
HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM by Karen Sunde (World Premiere)
THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA? by Edward Albee
BLUE/ORANGE by Joe Penhall
TAKE ME OUT by Richard Greenberg

2004-2005 SEASON
BRIGHT IDEAS by Eric Coble
TOPDOG/UNDERDOG by Suzan-Lori Parks
CONVENIENCE Book, Music and Lyrics by Gregg Coffin
PERMANENT COLLECTION by Thomas Gibbons (World Premiere)
OMNIUM GATHERUM by Theresa Rebeck & Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros
THE EXONERATED by Jessica Blank & Erik Jensen
BUG by Tracy Letts

2005-2006 SEASON
I AM MY OWN WIFE by Doug Wright
THE RETREAT FROM MOSCOW by William Nicholson
PAINTED ALICE by William Donnelly
FROZEN by Bryony Lavery
CROWNS by Regina Taylor
NEXT OF KIN by Ron Simonian (World Premiere)
TICK TICK BOOM Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson

2006-2007 SEASON
THE PILLOWMAN by Martin McDonagh
ORSON'S SHADOW by Austin Pendleton
THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL  Music and Lyrics by David Nehls, Book by Betsy Kelso
RABBIT HOLE by David Lindsay-Abaire
NICKEL AND DIMED by Joan Holden
CROWNS by Regina Taylor
IRON KISSES by James Still

INTIMATE APPAREL by Lynn Nottage

2007-2008 SEASON
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman, Book by Harvey Fierstein
THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE by Martin McDonagh
RIGHTNEXTTO ME Book & Music and Lyrics by Gregg Coffin (World Premiere)
A HOUSE WITH NO WALLS by Thomas Gibbons 
(World Premiere)
Heather Raffo's 9 PARTS OF DESIRE
THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED by Douglas Carter Beane
FAITH HEALER  by Brian Friel
WELL by Lisa Kron

2008-2009 SEASON
RISING WATER by John Biguenet
MAURITIUS by Theresa Rebeck
SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU by Christopher Durang
THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE Book, Music and Lyrics Tim Acito
THE VELVET RUT by James Still (World Premiere)
THE CLEAN HOUSE by Sarah Ruhl
BARE by Jon Hartmere and Damon Intrabartolo
SPEECH & DEBATE by Stephen Karam

2009-2010 SEASON
MY FIRST TIME Written by Ken Davenport and Real People Just Like You
FARRAGUT NORTH by Beau Willimon
MISS WITHERSPOON by Christopher Durang
GREY GARDENS by Doug Wright, Scott Frankel and Michael Korie
GREEN WHALES by Lia Romeo (World Premiere)
AND HER HAIR WENT WITH HER by Zina Camblin

2010-2011 SEASON
[TITLE OF SHOW] Music & Lyrics by Jeff Bowen, Book by Hunter Bell
THE SEAFARER by Conor McPherson
DISTRACTED by Lisa Loomer
A VERY JOAN CRAWFORD CHRISTMAS by Jeff Church & Ron Megee (World Premiere)
IN THE NEXT ROOM OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY by Sarah Ruhl
TWO JEWS WALK INTO A WAR... by Seth Rozin
RUINED by Lynn Nottage

2011-2012 SEASON
RED by John Logan
GOD OF CARNAGE by Yasmina Reza, Translated by Christopher Hampton
THE SALVATION OF IGGY SCROOGE Book by Larry Larsen and Eddie Levi Lee, Music by Edd Key
NEXT FALL by Geoffrey Nauffts
HUNGRY by Lia Romeo (World Premiere)
TIME STANDS STILL by Donald Margulies
EVERYDAY RAPTURE by Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott

2012-2013 SEASON
MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT by Stephen Adly Guirgis
BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON by Alex Timbers, Music and Lyrics by Michael Friedman
INSPECTING CAROL by Daniel Sullivan and The Seattle Repertory Theatre
THE SOUL COLLECTOR by Ron Simonian (World Premiere)
BLACKTOP SKY by Christina Anderson (World Premiere)
GOOD PEOPLE by David Lindsay-Abaire
MY NAME IS ASHER LEV by Aaron Posner
THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall

2013-2014 SEASON
VENUS IN FUR by David Ives
SEMINAR by Theresa Rebeck
CLYBOURNE PARK by Bruce Norris
GROUNDED by George Brant (World Premiere)
OTHER DESERT CITIES by Jon Robin Baitz
WATER BY THE SPOONFUL by Quiara Alegria Hudes
BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK by Lynn Nottage

2014-2015 SEASON
HANDS ON A HARDBODY Book by Doug Wright, Lyrics by Amanda Green, Music by Trey Anastasio & Amanda Green
BAD JEWS by Joshua Harmon
BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO by Rajiv Joseph
I'll EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS by John Logan
LASSO OF TRUTH by Carson Kreitzer (World Premiere)
WOMEN PLAYING HAMLET by William Missouri Downs (World Premiere)
COCK by Mike Bartlett
TRIBES by Nina Raine

2015-2016 SEASON
THE OLDEST BOY by Sarah Ruhl
THE BROTHERS SIZE by Tarell Alvin McCraney
MR. BURNS: A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY by Anne Washburn, Score by Michael Friedman, Lyrics by Anne Washburn
BUYER & CELLAR by Jonathan Tolins
HOW TO STEAL A PICASSO by William Missouri Downs (World Premiere)
THE WHALE by Samuel D. Hunter
THE GHOSTS OF LOTE BRAVO by Hilary Bettis (World Premiere)
HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Book, Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy

 

2016-2017 SEASON
HAND TO GOD by Robert Askins
THE WAY WE GET BY by Neil Labute
AN OCTOROON by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
APPLICATION PENDING by Greg Edwards & Andy Sandberg
HOW TO USE A KNIFE by Will Snider
ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira 
I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD by Halley Feiffer
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL book by Stephan Elliot & Allan Scott