Production History

2000/2001 Season to 2009/2010 Season

The Patty and Jay Baker Theater Complex houses three theaters, the Quadracci Powerhouse Theater; the Stiemke Studio; and the Stackner Cabaret.
* World Premiere Production

2000/01 Season – 47th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright by Jeffrey Hatcher and Eric Simonson *
Engaged by W.S. Gilbert
'Art' by Yasmina Reza
Dinah Was by Oliver Goldstick
Sounding the River: Huck Finn Revisited by Edward Morgan *
Anna Karenina by Helen Edmundson; adapted from the novel by Leo Tolstoy
Stiemke Studio
The Weir by Conor McPherson
Guys on Ice book and lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan
The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson
Wit by Margaret Edson
The Marvelous Wonderettes by Roger Bean
Stackner Cabaret
A Brief History of White Music by Dee Dee Thomas and David Tweedy
Maybe Baby, It's You by Charlie Shanian and Shari Simpson
Route 66 by Roger Bean *
The Bachelors book and lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan, story by Fred Alley and James Kaplan *
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan

2001/02 Season – 48th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
The Magic Fire by Lillian Garrett-Groag
Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring
Anna Christie by Eugene O'Neill
Jitney by August Wilson
The Shaughraun by Dion Boucicault
Stiemke Studio
Buried Child by Sam Shepard
A Skull in Connemara by Martin McDonagh
Lovers and Executioners by John Strand
The Bachelors book and lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan, story by Fred Alley and James Kaplan
Stackner Cabaret
8-Track: The Sounds of the 70’s by Rick Seeber *
My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra by Todd Olson
Little by Little music by Brad Ross, lyrics by Ellen Greenfield and Hal Hackady, story by Annette Jolles and Ellen Greenfield
Beach Blanket Bash! by Roger Bean *
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan

2002/03 Season – 49th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
Moby Dick by Eric Simonson; from the novel by Herman Melville *
Escape from Happiness by George F. Walker
The Hollow by Agatha Christie
Copenhagen by Michael Frayn
All My Sons by Arthur Miller
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot; adapted by Helen Edmundson
Stiemke Studio
A Delicate Balance by Edward Albee
Proof by David Auburn
Inventing Van Gogh by Steven Dietz
The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh
Stackner Cabaret
Oil City Symphony by Mike Craver, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk and Mary Murfitt
Sophie Tucker: American Legend by Jack Fournier and Kathy Halenda
King of Cool: Nat King Cole – The Life, The Man book by David Scully; musical arrangements by John Engerman *
Fully Committed by Becky Mode
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan

Special Event
Shear Madness by Paul Pörtner

2003/04 Season – 50th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
Richard III by William Shakespeare
Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller; translated by Robert David MacDonald
The Foreigner by Larry Shue
Napoli Milionaria by Eduardo De Filippo; translated by Maria Tucci
A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh
Stiemke Studio
The Sunshine Boys by Neil Simon
Suburban Motel by George F. Walker
True West by Sam Shepard
Barrymore by William Luce
Stackner Cabaret
2 Pianos 4 Hands by Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt
Winter Wonderettes by Roger Bean
The One That Got Away – A Fred Alley Review compiled by James Kaplan and Jeffrey Herbst *
Jazz Royalty by David Scully *  
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan

2004/05 Season – 51st Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
The Story by Tracy Scott Wilson
You Can't Take It with You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
Yes. No. (Maybe so...) by Luigi Pirandello; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy *
Bach at Leipzig by Itamar Moses
Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde
Stiemke Studio
Cyrano adapted by Jo Roets; translated by Audrey Van Tuyckom
Guys on Ice book and lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan
The Underpants by Steve Martin
The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? by Edward Albee
Stackner Cabaret
The Magic Banjo created and performed by Michael J. Miles
Tomfoolery words and music by Tom Lehrer; adapted by Cameron Mackintosh and Robin Ray; musical arrangements by Chris Walker and Robert Fischer
Lana Mae's Honky-Tonk Laundry by Roger Bean, musical arrangements by Brian Baker *
Chaps! by Jahnna Beecham and Malcolm Hillgartner
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan

2005/06 Season – 52nd Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
A Flea in Her Ear by Georges Feydeau
The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl
Laughing Stock by Charles Morey
Sueño by José Rivera
A Month in the Country by Brian Friel
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure by Steven Dietz *
Stiemke Studio
I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady from Rwanda by Sonja Linden
Bad Dates by Theresa Rebeck
Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage
Guys on Ice book and lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan
Tuesdays with Morrie adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher; based on the book by Mitch Albom
Stackner Cabaret
Blue Rose: The Rosemary Clooney Story Book by David Scully, musical arrangements by John Engerman *
The Andrews Brothers by Roger Bean *
The Polish Diva from Milwaukee by Terry Palasz
Ellington: The Life & Music of The Duke by David Scully *
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan

2006/07 Season – 53rd Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
King Lear by William Shakespeare
Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson
Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin
Translations by Brian Friel
The Voysey Inheritance by Harley Granville-Barker
Tartuffe by Moliére
Stiemke Studio
Half Life by John Mighton
Guys on Ice book and lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan
Frozen by Bryony Lavery
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
The Nerd by Larry Shue
Stackner Cabaret
Sam Cooke – Forever Mr. Soul by Kevin Ramsey *
Why Do Fools Fall in Love? by Roger Bean *
They Came from Way Out There by Jahnna Beecham, Malcolm Hillgartner and Michael Hume
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill by Lanie Robertson
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan

2007/08 Season – 54th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand; translated by Brian Hooker
Doubt by John Patrick Shanley
The Norman Conquests by Alan Ayckbourn
Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet
The Night is a Child by Charles Randolph-Wright *
Armadale by Jeffrey Hatcher *
Stiemke Studio
Seascape by Edward Albee
The Bachelors book and lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan, story by Fred Alley and James Kaplan
Enchanted April based on the novel by Elizabeth Von Arnim; adapted by Matthew Barber
Endgame by Samuel Beckett
Another Midsummer Night McGivern by John McGivern
Stackner Cabaret
Life Could Be a Dream by Roger Bean *
Carolin' Carolynne's Comin' to Town by Carolynne Warren *
Grafton City Blues by Kevin Ramsey *
Hula Hoop Sha-Boop by Larry Deckel, John Leicht and John Tanner
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan

2008/09 Season – 55th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
State of the Union by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl
The Blonde, The Brunette and The Vengeful Redhead by Robert Hewett
Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan *
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov
Stiemke Studio
I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright
Guys on Ice book and lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan
Mirandolina by Carlo Goldoni
I Just Stopped by to See the Man by Stephen Jeffreys
Stackner Cabaret
Isn't It Romantic by David Koch *
Greater Tuna by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard
Dogpark: The Musical by Jahnna Beecham, Malcolm Hillgartner and Michael J. Hume *
Fire on the Bayou: A Mardi Gras Musical Extravaganza by Kevin Ramsey *  
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dicken; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan

2009/10 Season – 56th Season

Quadracci Powerhouse Theater
The Government Inspector adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher; from the original by Nikolai Gogol
Happy Now? by Lucinda Coxon
The Lady with All the Answers by David Rambo
Yankee Tavern by Steven Dietz
The Seafarer by Conor McPherson
Seven Keys to Slaughter Peak by Joseph Hanreddy; based on the novel by Earl Derr Biggers and the play by George M. Cohan *
Stiemke Studio
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion; based on her memoir
Almost, Maine by John Cariani
Radio Golf by August Wilson
Stackner Cabaret
Soultime at the Apollo by Kevin Ramsey *
Holmes & Watson: A Musical Mystery by Jahnna Beecham and Malcolm Hillgartner *
Route 66 by Roger Bean
Pearl Bailey...by Request concept by Roz White, book by Roz White and Thomas W. Jones II
The Pabst Theater
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dicken; adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan