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2013 Year in Review

Posted by Alice Hodge | 31 December 2013


Because it is the last day of the year and probably because more than a little bit of nostalgia has taken ahold of us, it seems like a little trip down the memory lane is just what the doctor ordered. And perhaps because we operate on an academic year, simply focusing on one calendar year is a bit of a rarity for us - exciting, really.

So here it is. Our year in (quick) review.


I Love to Eat 

Rob Nagal as James Beard in

January 8 — February 1o 

I Love To Eat by James Still, directed by Jessica Kubzansky with Rob Nagle as James Beard. 



Venus in Fur

Ginny Lee Myers and David Barlow in

January 29 — March 10

Venus in Fur by David Ives, directed by Nancy Keystone. Ginny Lee Myers as Vanda and David Barlow as Thomas. 



The Whipping Man

Gavin Gregory, Carter Hudson and Christopher Livingston in

February 26 — March 23 

The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez, Directed by Rose Riordan. Starring Gavin Gregory (Simon), Carter Hudson (Caleb), Christopher Livingston (John).  



Clybourne Park

April 6 — May 5

Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris. Directed by Chris Coleman. Pictured above Sharolee McLean, Gavin Hoffman, Kelley Curran, Brianna Horne, and Kevin Free. 



The People's Republic of Portland

Lauren Weedman in

April 23 — June 30

The People's Republic of Portland by Lauren Weedman. Directed by Rose Riordan. 



Somewhere In Time

Andrew Samonsky and Hannah Elless in the new musical

May 28 — June 30

Andrew Samonsky and Hannah Elless in the world premiere musical Somewhere in Time, based on the novel and Universal Pictures film written by Richard Matheson. Book by Ken Davenport, music by Doug Katsaros, Lyrics by Amanda Yesnowitz and directed by Scott Schwartz.



JAW: A Playwrights Festival

Above:  John Magaro and Michael Place perform The Ocean All Around Us by David Lavine. Other JAW 2013 festival works include Threesome by Yussef El Guindicomplex by Dominic Finocchiaro and Mai Dang Lao by David Jacobi.



The Mountaintop

August 31 — October 27

The Mountaintop by Katori Hall. Directed by Rose Riordan. Starring Natalie Paul and Rodney Hicks. 



Fiddler on the Roof

The cast of Fiddler on the Roof.

September 14 - November 3

Fiddler on the Roof based on Sholem Aleichem stories by special permission of Arnold Perl. Book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Directed by Chris Coleman. 



The Second City's A Christmas Carol:
Twist Your Dickens

November 16 - December 22

The Second City's A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens by Peter Guinn and Bobby Mort. Directed by Matt Hovde. Pictured above Craig Cackowski (Scrooge) and Nicholas Kessler (Ghost of Christmas Future).



The Santaland Diaries

November 24 - December 29

The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello. Directed by Wendy Knox. Starring Darius Pierce as Crumpet. 


And that, folks, was our 2013. A special thank you to our Multimedia Designer Patrick Weishampel for his gorgeous photography. See you in 2014!

Happy New Years!
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