Arena Stage The Mead Center for American Theater MY ACCOUNT
1980's productions

1980 – 1981 Season

The Flying Karamavoz Brothers in JUGGLING AND CHEAP THEATRICS GERTRUDE STEIN GERTRUDE STEIN GERTRUDE STEIN

Marty Martin
Directed by Milton Moss
Performed in the Kreeger Theater Performed in the Old Vat Room
Oct 20, 1980 – Oct 25, 1980

GALILEO

Bertolt Brecht, in the version
by Charles Laughton
Directed by Martin Fried
Performed in the Arena
Oct 17, 1980 – Nov 23, 1980

ONE MO' TIME

Vernel Bagneris
Directed by Vernel Bagneris
Performed in the Kreeger Theater
Oct 29, 1980 – Dec 14, 1980

THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
Directed by Douglas C. Wager
Performed in the Arena
Nov 28, 1980 – Jan 4, 1981

BANJO DANCING

or the 48th Annual Squitters Mountain Song Dance Folklore Convention and Banjo Contest... and how I lost
Devised by Stephen Wade with Milton Kramer
Performed in the Old Vat Room
Opened January 13, 1981
BANJO DANCING performed in the Old Vat Room all season.

THE SUICIDE

Nikolai Erdman, adapted by Richard Nelson from a literal translation by Xenia Youhn
Directed by Gene Lesser
Performed in the Arena The Carousel of New Plays (In Repertory)
Jan 16, 1981 – Feb 22, 1981

DISABILITY: A COMEDY

Ron Whyte
Directed by Richard Russell Ramos
Performed in the Kreeger Theater
Mar 4, 1981 – May 2, 1981

THE CHILD

Anthony Giardina
Directed by Douglas C. Wager
Performed in the Kreeger Theater
Mar 8, 1981 – May 2, 1981

COLD STORAGE

Ronald Ribman
Directed by Ron Lagomarsino
Performed in the Kreeger Theater
Mar 15, 1981 – May 3, 1981

KEAN

Jean-Paul Sartre
English version by Frank Hauser
based on the play by Alexandre Dumas
Directed by Martin Fried
Performed in the Arena
Mar 21, 1981 – April 26, 1981

GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER

Based on the novel by Kurt Vonnegut
book and lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken with additional lyrics by Dennis Green
Directed by Howard Ashman
Performed in the Arena
May 6, 1981 – June 14, 1981

AMERICAN BUFFALO

David Mamet
Directed by Robert Prosky
Performed in the Old Vat Room
May 9, 1981 – June 7, 1981

PANTOMIME

Derek Walcott
Directed by Martin Fried
Performed in the Kreeger Theater
May 15, 1981 – June 7, 1981