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The William & Mary Theatre is related to the Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance at William & Mary.

William & Mary Theatre Productions


1926-1927 The Goose Hangs High

1927-1928 You and I; Outward Bound

1928-1929 The Enemy; The Taming of the Shrew; Candida

1929-1930 The Mollusc; Anna Christie; Twelfth Night; The Royal Family


1930-1931: Vergilian Pageant; The Importance of Being Earnest; Just Suppose; The Merchant of Venice; Enter Madame

1931-1932: Sun-Up; Berkeley Square; John Ferguson; As You Like It

1932-1933: Outward Bound; Holiday; The Recruiting Officer; Much Ado About Nothing

1933-1934: Quality Street; Hotel Universe; The Swan; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Romantic Young Lady

1934-1935: The Ghosts of Windsor Park; Arms and the Man; The Romantic Age; The Jealous Wife

1935-1936: The Unattainable; The Lying Valet; The Cradle Song; Twelfth Night

1936-1937: Squaring the Circle; Death Takes a Holiday; The Gondoliers; A Trip to Scarborough

1937-1938: The Night of January Sixteenth; First Lady; The Mikado; Liliom

1938-1939: Post Road; RUR; The Pirates of Pinzance; Dear Brutus

1939-1940: The Inspector General; Kind Lady; Our Town; Hay Fever


1940-1941: You Can't Take It With You; Night Must Fall; Mary of Scotland; My Heart's in the Highlands

1941-1942: Gas Light; Family Portrait; The School of Husbands; Hedda Gabler

1942-1943: Thunder Rock; The Male Animal; Bach to Methuselah, Part I; Man of Destiny; Square Circle

1943-1944: Papa is All; The Patriots; Tartuffe; Candida

1944-1945: Quality Street; Juno and the Paycock; Volpone; Private Lives

1945-1946: Pygmalion; Murder in the Cathedral; Ladies in Retirement; Too Many Husbands

1946-1947: Arsenic and Old Lace; Arms and the Man; The Comedy of Errors; Joan of Lorraine

1947-1948: The Skin of Our Teeth; Blithe Spirit; MacBeth; The Dark Lady of Sonnets; Passion, Poison, and Petrification

1948-1949: The Great Campaign; The Candidates; The Taming of the Shrew; An Inspector Calls

1949-1950: The Little Foxes; The Merry Wives of Windsor; No More Peace; The Father


1950-1951: The Warrior's Husband; Here We Are; The Winter's Tale; The Seagull

1951-1952: Ten Little Indians; The Silver Cord; The Merchant of Venice; The Miser

1952-1953: First Lady; The Playboy of the Western World; The Trojan War Will Not Take Place; Much Ado About Nothing

1953-1954: You Never Can Tell; The Stronger Woman; The Beautiful People; The Highland Reel; Hamlet

1954-1955: The Circle; Uncle Harry; The Winslow Boy; Twelfth Night

1955-1956: Dial "M" for Murder; Antigone; Home is Tomorrow, As You Like It

1956-1957: Summer and Smoke; The Highbrow Young Ladies; The Village Wooing; Romeo and Juliet

1957-1958: Hark Upon the Gale; Ghosts; The Matchmaker; Othello

1958-1959: The Madwomen of Chaillot; The Glass Minagerie; The Cheats of Scapin; Box and Cox; The Red Velvet Goat; All's Well That Ends Well

1959-1960: Carnival of Theives; The Boy Friend; The Late Christopher Bean; Lysistrata


1960-1961: The Diary of Anne Frank; Babes in Arms; Blithe Spirit; A Midsummer Night's Dream

1961-1962: The Crucible; Where's Charley?; John Brown's Body; The Taming of the Shrew

1962-1963: The Visit; Under Milk Wood; The Threepenny Opera; The Shoemaker's Holiday

1963-1964: Our Town; Lola; Death of a Salesman; The Tragedy of King Richard III

1964-1965: The Time of Your Life; Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme; Long Day's Journey into Night; The Duchess of Malfi

1965-1966: Dark of the Moon; The Days Between; Misalliance; The Merchant of Venice

1966-1967: Centaur, Centaur!; The Importance of Being Earnest; How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; As You Like It

1967-1968: Rhinoceros; The Disappearing Sphere; Kiss Me Kate; Electra

1968-1969: The Fantasticks; The Devil's Disciple; The Investigation; Hamlet

1969-1970: The Unknown Soldier and His Wife; Mandragola; Of Thee I Sing; Phaedra


1970-1971: Twelfth Night; Dark Mirrors and Bright Windows; The Dumb Waiter; Act Without Words I; Act Without Words II; A Sleep of Prisoners; The Maids; The Gradiges Fraulein; Man of La Mancha; Rainbow Sign

1971-1972: You can't Take it With You; The Trail of the Catonsville Nine; Ernest in Love; The Miser

1972-1973: Antony and Cleopatra; A Cry of Players; Brigadoon; The Trojan Women

1973-1974: The Seagull; The House of Gernarda Alba; Anything Goes; The Alchemist

1974-1975: Melody; The Beggar's Opera; Angel Street; Much Ado About Nothing

1975-1976: Godspell; The Hot L Baltimore; Tonight at 8:30 (Fumed Oak, Red Peppers, Ways and Means); The Spanish Tragedy

1976-1977: The Clouds; King Lear; Guys and Dolls; The American Dream; The Zoo Story

1977-1978: Damn Yankees; Uncle Vanya; The Birthday Party; The School for Wives

1978-1979: Carousel; Medieval Plays for Christmas; Woyzeck; The Constant Wife

1979-1980: The Wild Duck; Measure for Measure; The Waltz of the Toreadors


1980-1981: Company; Waiting for Godot; Oedipus Rex; She Stoops to Conquer

1981-1982: The Importance of Being Earnest; Henry IV, Part I; Cabaret; The Elephant Man

1982-1983: A Streetcar Named Desire; Tartuffe; Fiddler on the Roof; Of Mice and Men

1983-1984: Sweeney Todd; The Playboy of the Western World, The Good Woman of Setzuan; Luann Hampton Laverty Oberlander

1984-1985: Fade Out-Fade In; Major Barbara; Agnes of God; Epicoene

1985-1986: Fool for Love-Savage Love; The Robber Bridgegroom; Goin' Home to Freedom; As You Like It

1986-1987: Our Town; Hair; Brighton Beach Memoirs; Her House

1987-1988: Crimes of the Heart; Three Sisters; Anything Goes; Coriolanus

1988-1989: The Threepenny Opera; A Christmas Carol; The Country Wife; The House of Blue Leaves

1989-1990: The Canterbury Tales; Becoming Memories; The Crucible; Medea


1990-1991: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; A Lie of the Mind; Six Characters in Search of an Author; Romeo and Juliet

1991-1992: All the King's Men; A Doll's House; Noises Off; The Wake of Jamey Foster

1992-1993: Once Upon a Mattress; Top Girls; Twelfth Night; Death of a Salesman

1993-1994: Guys and Dolls; Night Sky; Summer and Smoke; The Rivals

1994-1995: Chicago; Our Country's Good; The Matchmaker; Helene

1995-1996: A Fool for Love; The Dining Room; The Cherry Orchard; Walk Together Children

1996-1997: Showboat; The Rose Tatoo; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Arcadia

1997-1998: Crazy for You; Caucasian Chalk Circle; Blithe Spirit; Angels in America, Part I

1998-1999: Much Ado About Nothing; The Hostage; The Beggar's Opera; Hedda Gabler

1999-2000: The Fantasticks; The Servant of Two Masters; The Tapestry: A Play Woven in Two; Sylvia


2000-2001: The Bacchae; The Misanthrope; Moon Over Buffalo; The Passion

2001-2002: Kiss Me Kate; Good Night Desdemmona (Good Morning Juliet); Harvey; Vinegar Tom

2002-2003: A Little Night Music; The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Earnest; The Piano Lesson

2003-2004: The Skin of Our Teeth; Carnival; In the Garden of Live Flowers; Marat/Sade

2004-2005: Batboy: The Musical; The Merchant of Venice; Alchemy of Desire/Dead-Man's Blues; The Madwoman of Chaillot

2005-2006: A View From the Bridge; Pal Joey; Stop Kiss; Amadeus

2006-2007: Gypsy; As Bees in Honey Drown; Ramayana (Rama's Journey); Orpheus Descending

2007-2008: It's a bird... it's a plane... it's Superman!; Antigone; The Scams of Scapin; Mother Courage and Her Children

2008-2009: Damn Yankees; The Seagull; When the Purple Settles; All's Well that Ends Well

2009-2010: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie; Little Shop of Horrors; Eurydice; The School for Wives

2010-2011: Table Manners; Oklahoma!; Rhinoceros; The Rover

2011-2012: Travesties; Cabaret; Night of the Iguana; Ruined

2012-2013: Come and Gone; Pippin; The Merry Wives of Windsor; Sitayana

2013-2014: Dancing at Lughnasa; La Cage aux Folles; Coast of Utopia: Voyage; Clybourne Park

2014-2015: Big Love; Three Penny Opera; Crowns; Spring Awakening

Materials in the Special Collections Research Center


William & Mary Theatre, University Archives Subject Files Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, William & Mary.

Scammon, Howard, The William & Mary Theatre: 50 years, Dietz Press, Richmond, Va., 1978


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This website contains the best available information from known sources at the time it was written. Unfortunately, many of the early original records of William & Mary were destroyed by fires, military occupation, and the normal effects of time. The information in this website is not complete, and it changes as we continue to research and uncover new sources.