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Lycoming College Production History

Arena Theatre 2000-1987

Summer 2000

Peg O’ My Heart J. Hartley Manners C. Scott Zimmerman
The Great American Backstage Musical Solly and Ward Jerry D. Allen
The Chinese Nightinggale Ruth B. Call Jerry D. Allen

Fall 1999 – Spring 2000

The Skin of Our Teeth Thorton Wilder Robert F. Falk
Communicating Doors Alan Ayckbourn David M. Jaffe
Pirate Pete's Island Christmas Jaye Beetem Jaye Beetem
Picasso at the Lapin Agile Steve Martin Jerry D. Allen
Defying Gravity Jane Anderson Fredric M. Wild, Jr.
The Boy Who Tricked the Moon* Rita Graver Jerry D. Allen

Summer 1999

The Fantasticks Jones and Schmidt Robert F. Falk
Life with Father Clarence Day Jerry D. Allen
Lend Me a Tenor Ken Ludwig David M. Jaffe

Fall 1998 – Spring 1999

The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde Jerry D. Allen
What I Did Last Summer A. R. Gurney Fredric M. Wild, Jr.
Halloween at Root Beer Gulch Jaye Beetem Jaye Beetem
Scotland Road Jeffrey Hatcher David M. Jaffe
The Foreigner Larry Shue Jerry D. Allen
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie J. P. Allen Robert F. Falk
Golliwhoppers* Flora Atkin Jerry D. Allen

Summer 1998

The Secret Garden Norman and Simon Robert F. Falk
The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde Jerry D. Allen
A Life in the Theatre David Mamet C. Scott Zimmerman

Fall 1997 – Spring 1998

Sylvia A. R. Gurney James Denton
The Real Inspector Hound and After Margritte Tom Stoppard Robert F. Falk
Pippin Schwartz and Hirson James Dention
Ring Round the Moon Jean Anouilh Jerry D. Allen
The Cave Dwellers William Saroyan Robert F. Falk
The Falcon * Greg Palmer Jerry Allen

Summer 1997

Carousel Rodgers and Hammerstein James Denton
The Last meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia Preston Jones Robert F. Falk
Sylvia A. R. Gurney James Denton

Fall 1996 – Spring 1997

Shirley Valentine Willy Russell Robert F. Falk
Into the Woods Stephen Sondheim James Denton
The Birthday Party Harold Pinter Ryan Wenzler (student)
The Tempest William Shakespeare Robert F. Falk

Summer 1996

A Little Night Music Stephen Sondheim James Denton
You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water Is Running Robert Anderson Robert F. Falk and James Denton
Shirley Valentine Willy Russell Robert F. Falk
Other People's Money Jerry Sterner Robert F. Falk

Fall 1995 – Spring 1996

Love Letters A. R. Gurney Robert F. Falk
The Cherry Orchard Anton Chekhov Robert F. Falk
Little Mary Sunshine Rick Besoyan James Denton
The Fifth of July Lanford Wilson James Denton
Ghosts Henrik Ibsen Fredric M. Wild, Jr.
The Empress's New Clothes * Karen Boettcher-Tate Jerry D. Allen

Summer 1995

The Boyfriend Sandy Wilson James Denton
Love Letters A. R. Gurney Robert F. Falk
Parallel Lives: The Kathy and Mo Show Gaffney and Najimy Robert F. Falk
Breaking Legs Tom Dulak Robert F. Falk
Punch and Judy Puppet Show Steve Hancock Steve Hancock
My Name Is Rumpelstiltskin Vera Morris Jerry D. Allen

Fall 1994 – Spring 1995

Company Stephen Sondheim James Denton
The Lady's Not for Burning Christopher Fry Robert F. Falk
Marvin's Room Scott McPherson Fredric M. Wild, Jr.
Hayfever Noel Coward James Denton
Once, Twice, Thrice * Jim Newton Jerry D. Allen

Summer 1994

She Loves Me Masteroff, Bock, and Harnick James Denton
The Reluctant Dragon George Fosgate Jerry D. Allen
Noises Off Michael Frayn Robert F. Falk

Fall 1993 – Spring 1994

The Cemetery Club Ivan Menchel James Denton
Amadeus Peter Shaffer Robert F. Falk
I Am a Camera John van Druten James Denton
The Odd Couple (female) Neil Simon James Denton

Summer 1993

Night Must Fall Emyln Williams Robert F. Falk
The Merry Widow Franz Lehar James Denton
The Cemetery Club Ivan Menchel James Denton

Fall 1992 – Spring 1993

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Stephen Sondheim James Denton
Love's Labour's Lost William Shakespeare Robert F. Falk
Circle Adpt: James Denton James Denton

Summer 1992

Arsenic and Old Lace Joseph Kesserling Robert F. Falk
Prelude to a Kiss Craig Lucas James Denton
The Mikado Gilbert and Sullivan James Denton

Fall 1991 – Spring 1992

You're a Good Man Charlie
Clark Gesner James Denton
Picnic William Inge Robert F. Falk
Ondine Jean Giraudoux Robert F. Falk
The Heidi Chronicles Wendy Wasserstein James Denton

Summer 1991

The Abduction from the Seraglio Mozart James Denton
Coastal Disturbances Tina Howe Robert F. Falk
Bye Bye Birdie Stewart, Strouse, and Adams James Denton

Fall 1990 – Spring 1991

Eleemosynary Lee Blessing Robert F. Falk
Charley's Aunt Brandon Thomas Jerry D. Allen
She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith James Denton

Summer 1990

The Front Page Hecht and MacArthur Robert F. Falk
Eleemosynary Lee Blessing Robert F. Falk
Hello, Dolly! Stewart and Herman James Denton

Fall 1989 – Spring 1990

The Amorous Flea Jerry Devine Robert F. Falk
Jonathan Frid "Fools and Fiends" & "Fridiculousness" Barnabas Collins Imported Production
On the Verge Robert F. Falk
Arms and the Man George Bernard Shaw Fredric M. Wild, Jr.

Summer 1989

Follies (Concert Version) Stephen Sondheim Robert F. Falk
Habeus Corpus Alan Bennett Robert F. Falk
Some Enchanted Evening Rodgers and Hammerstein Thomas Gallup

Fall 1988 – Spring 1989

Little Shop of Horrors Ashman and Menken Jerry D. Allen
Robert Frost: Fire & Ice Arthur Peterson Imported Production
Equus Peter Shaffer Robert F. Falk
Fools Neil Simon Monica Cawley (student)

Summer 1988

The Boys from Syracuse Rodgers, Hart, and Abbott Robert F. Falk
The Gin Game D. L. Coburn Fredric M. Wild, Jr.
The Philadelphia Story Phillip Barry Fredric M. Wild, Jr.

Fall 1987 – Spring 1988

Greater Tuna Williams, Sears, and Howard Robert F. Falk
Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare Robert F. Falk
Rashomon Fay and Michael Kanin Jerry D. Allen
The Fox Allan Miller Robert F. Falk