Arena Stage The Mead Center for American Theater MY ACCOUNT
1950's productions

1953 – 1954 Season

Two Plays:

A PHOENIX TOO FREQUENT

Christopher Fry
Directed by Zelda Fichandler

THE HAPPY JOURNEY

Thornton Wilder
Directed by Alan Schneider
Opened September 1, 1953

THE BAD ANGEL

Joel Hammil
Directed by Alan Schneider
Opened October 20, 1953

THIEVES' CARNIVAL

Jean Anouilh, translated by Lucienne Hill
Directed by Lawrence Carra
Opened November 17, 1953

CHARLEY'S AUNT

Brandon Thomas
Directed by Carl Shain
Opened December 9, 1953

AH, WILDERNESS!

Eugene O'Neill
Directed by Aaron Frankel
Opened January 12, 1954

SUMMER AND SMOKE

Tennessee Williams
Directed by Alan Schneider
Opened February 9, 1954

BLITHE SPIRIT

Noel Coward
Directed by Zelda Fichandler
Opened March 30, 1954

THE CRETAN WOMAN

Robinson Jeffers
Directed by Basil Langton
Opened May 4, 1954

ALL MY SONS

Arthur Miller
Directed by Basil Langton
Opened May 25, 1954

ROOM SERVICE

John Murray and Allen Boretz
Directed by Zelda Fichandler
Opened June 15, 1954