Love’s Fowl

Text Susan J. Vitucci and Henry Krieger.
Libretto and Direction Susan J. Vitucci
Music Henry Krieger

June 9, 1998—July 11, 1998

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A multi-media puppet opera in Italian with English subtitles paying homage to the life, loves, and adventures of the soon-to-be legendary La Pulcina Piccola, better known to many as Chicken Little.

Puppets and Set Design Susan J. Vitucci
Movement Consultant Ann Carlson
Design Scott Pask
Lighting Design Lap-Chi Chu
Sound Design Darron L West
Stage Manager Charles Means

Bob

Conception and Direction Anne Bogart
Creator and Performer Will Bond
Text Arrangement Jocelyn Clarke

April 22, 1998—May 31, 1998

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Inspired by the internationally renowned theatre director Robert Wilson, Bob is a dip into an engaging perspective about family, art, and American culture.  In Bob, Bogart examines a creative crisis in the making, where American pop culture and high culture collide.  At its core, Bob is a piece that speaks directly to everyone who has ever been challenged by society in an effort to achieve their goals.

Scenic Design Neil Patel
Costume Design James Schuette
Lighting Design Mimi Jordan Sherin
Soundscape Darron L West
Assistant Direction Andrew Kranis
Movement Consultant Barney O’Hanlon
Company Stage Manager Megan Wanlass

Shopping and Fucking

Text Mark Ravenhill
Direction Gemma Bodinetz and Max Stafford-Clark

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In the raw, dysfunctional, disposable world of 1990’s London, five young people discover they are the product of their age and time: commodities to be bought and sold.  The American debut of a powerful new writer who captures the rage and despair of his generation.

Design Julian McGowan
New York Lighting Design Lap-Chi Chu and Julian McGowan
Original Lighting Design Johanna Town
Original Sound Design Paul Arditti
Casting Bernard Telsey Casting
Dialect Coach Pamela Nyberg
Stage Manager Kate Broderick

with Torquil Campbell, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jennifer Dundas Lowe, Matthew Sussman and Justin Theroux

Brides of the Moon

Text The Five Lesbian Brothers
Direction Molly D. Smith

November 14, 1997—December 28, 1997

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In Brides of the Moon, a zany sci- fi spoof, four foxy female astronauts and a monkey blast off to join their male counterparts for some zero gravity action on a lunar space station. When their spaceship gets stranded on the dark side of Uranus, can Mrs. Steve Powers, an Ohio housewife with a penchant for things scientific, and her daughter Carmen save the intrepid trapped travelers via their microwave oven?

Composition Tom Judson
Set Design Neil Patel
Costume Design Gabriel Berry
Light Design Nancy Schertler
Sound Design Carmen Borgia
Stage Manager Katie Broderick

with Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey and Lisa Kron

More Stately Mansions

Text Eugene O'Neill
Direction Ivo van Hove
Adaptation from O’Neill’s unfinished manuscript Karl Ragnar Gierow

September 20, 1997—October 26, 1997

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Envisioned as part of Eugene O’Neill’s great, unfinished cycle of eleven plays to be titled A Tale of Possessors Self- dispossessed about the saga of one American family in the industrial age, More Stately Mansions examines the psychological and sexual tangle of relationships between a mother, her son, and his wife in early nineteenth century Massachusetts.

Production Design Jan Versweyveld
Sound Design Red Ramona
Casting Direction Bernard Telset Casting
Dramaturg Bart Van den Eynde
Vocal Consultant Catherine Fitzmaurice
Stage Manager Martha Donaldson

with Jenny Bacon, Mark Hammer, Tim Hopper, Joan MacIntosh, Robert Petkoff and Joel M. Rooks