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1980's productions

1987 – 1988 Season

THE IMMIGRANT: A HAMILTON COUNTY ALBUM

Mark Harelik, conceived by
Mark Harelik and Randal Myler
Directed by Randal Myler
Performed in the Kreeger Theater
July 7, 1987 – Aug 16, 1987

JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE

August Wilson
Directed by Lloyd Richards
Performed in the Kreeger Theater
Oct 2, 1987 – Nov 22, 1987

ALL THE KING'S MEN

Robert Penn Warren,
stage adaptation by Adrian Hall,
Music by Randy Newman
Directed by Douglas C. Wager
Performed in the Arena
Oct 16, 1987 – Nov 22, 1987

LIGHT UP THE SKY

Moss Hart
Directed by James C. Nicola
Performed in the Arena
Dec 11, 1987 – Jan 17, 1988

ENRICO IV

Luigi Pirandello, English version by Robert Cornthwaite
Directed by Mel Shapiro and Zelda Fichandler
Performed in the Kreeger Theater
Jan 1, 1988 – Feb 21, 1988

LES BLANCS

Lorraine Hansberry,
final text adapted by Robert Nemiroff
Directed by Harold Scott
Performed in the Arena
Feb 5, 1988 – Mar 13, 1988

THE COCOANUTS

Book by George S. Kaufman,
music and lyrics by Irving Berlin
Directed by Douglas C. Wager
Performed in the Kreeger Theater
Opened April 15, 1988

THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Anton Chekhov, translated by Jean-Claude van Itallie
Directed by Lucian Pintilie
Performed in the Arena
Opened May 6, 1988

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

BANJO DANCING performed in the Old Vat Room all season.