2014-2015 Productions

Philadelphia Premiere

Bengal Tiger at the Bagdad Zoo

by Rajiv Joseph
Directed by David Girard (MFA 2015)
September 17 — 27, 2014

At the Adrienne Theater in Center City Philadelphia
The lives of two American Marines and an Iraqi translator are forever changed by an encounter with a quick-witted tiger haunting the streets of war-torn Baghdad.


Book & Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music By Frederick Loewe
Directed by Peter Reynolds
October 15 — 26, 2014

In the Tomlinson Theater
When Tommy falls for a village girl from the mythical Brigadoon, he is forced to choose between returning to the world that he knows, or giving up everything for a chance at life and love.

She Stoops to Conquer

by Oliver Goldsmith
Directed by Dan Kern
November 12 — 22, 2014

In the Randall Theater
To win the affections of the tongue-tied Marlow, Kate Hardcastle disguises herself as a barmaid, leading to misdemeanors, mayhem, and eventually, love in this classic Restoration comedy.

The Odyssey

by Derek Walcott
Directed by Douglass Wager
February 11 — 21, 2015

On the Tomlinson Stage
Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott’s vividly mystical Caribbean-inspired adaption sheds new light on the tale of Odysseus’s journey from fallen Troy to his island home of Ithaca.

Merrily We Roll Along

Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by George Furth
Directed by Brandon McShaffrey
March 12 — 22, 2015

In the Randall Theater
Moving backwards in time, this musical examines the life of Franklin Shepard and his two estranged friends, whose friendship has been tested by time, events, ambitions and fate.


by Tom Stoppard
Directed by Liz Carlson (MFA 2015)
March 25 — April 4, 2015

On the Tomlinson Stage
Moving back and forth from 1809 & 1993, Stoppard’s classic follows the inhabitants of a wealthy English country estate, Sidley Park, as they wrestle with secrets, discovery, and romance.


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