Arena Stage The Mead Center for American Theater MY ACCOUNT
1960's productions

1968 – 1969 Season

THE THREEPENNY OPERA

Text and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht,
Music by Kurt Weill,
adapted by Marc Blitzstein
Directed by Donald Moreland
in association with Zelda Fichandler

SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR

Luigi Pirandello, translated by Paul Avila Mayer
Directed by Zelda Fichandler

KING LEAR

William Shakespeare
Directed by Edwin Sherin
Nov 14, 1968 – Mar 16, 1969

THE PERSECUTION AND ASSASSINATION OF JEAN-PAUL MARAT AS PERFORMED BY THE INMATES OF THE ASYLUM OF CHARENTON UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE MARQUIS DE SADE

Peter Weiss, English version by Geoffrey Skelton, verse adaptation by Adrian Mitchell, music composed by Richard Peaslee
Directed by Alfred Ryder
Mar 20, 1969 – April 27, 1969

INDIANS

Arthur Kopit
Directed by Gene Frankel
May 1, 1969 – June 8, 1969

THE CAGE

Rick Cluchey
Directed by Ken Whelan
June 26, 1969 – June 27, 1969

JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS

Production conception, English lyrics, additional material by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman, based on Brel's lyrics and commentary, Music by Jacques Brel
Directed by Moni Yakim
June 17, 1969 – July 13, 1969