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PAST PRODUCTIONS

OUR PRODUCTION HISTORY

This list does not include tours, workshops, music concerts, limited engagements or out-of-season presentations.

Artistic Director: Tyrone Guthrie

1953 
Richard III 
All’s Well That Ends Well 

1954 
Measure for Measure 
The Taming of the Shrew 
Oedipus Rex 

1955 
Julius Caesar 
King Oedipus 
The Merchant of Venice 
The Soldier’s Tale 
Marcel Marceau: Three Solo Mimes

Artistic Director: Michael Langham 

1956 
Henry V 
The Merry Wives of Windsor 
Three Farces by Molière 
The Rape of Lucretia 
Tit-Coq 

1957 
Hamlet 
Twelfth Night 
The Turn of the Screw 

1958 
Henry IV, Part I 
Much Ado About Nothing 
The Winter’s Tale 
Marcel Marceau: Mime Performances 
The Beggar’s Opera 
Le Malade Imaginaire 

1959 
As You Like It 
Othello 
Orpheus in the Underworld 
A New Revue: After Hours 
The Heart Is Highland 

1960 
King John 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
Romeo and Juliet 
HMS Pinafore 
Suite of Psalms for Spoken Voice and Orchestra 
Blind Man’s Buff 
The Teacher 

1961 
Coriolanus 
Henry VIII 
Love’s Labour’s Lost 
The Pirates of Penzance 
The Canvas Barricade 

1962 
Macbeth 
The Taming of the Shrew 
The Tempest 
The Gondoliers 
Cyrano de Bergerac 

1963 
Troilus and Cressida 
Cyrano de Bergerac 
The Comedy of Errors 
Timon of Athens 
The Mikado 

1964 
Richard II 
Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme 
King Lear 
The Country Wife 
The Yeomen of the Guard 
The Marriage of Figaro 

1965 
Henry IV (Henry IV, Part 1) 
Falstaff (Henry IV, Part 2) 
Julius Caesar 
The Cherry Orchard 
The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny 
The Marriage of Figaro 

1966 
Henry V 
Henry VI 
Twelfth Night 
The Last of the Tsars 
The Dance of Death 
Don Giovanni 
Rose Latulippe 

1967 
Richard III 
The Government Inspector 
The Merry Wives of Windsor 
Colours in the Dark 
Antony and Cleopatra 
Cosí Fan Tutte 
Albert Herring 

Executive Artistic Director: Jean Gascon 
Associate Artistic Director: John Hirsch
 

1968 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
Romeo and Juliet 
Tartuffe 
The Three Musketeers 
The Seagull 
Waiting for Godot 
Cinderella 
Royal Winnipeg Ballet: Four Pieces 

Artistic Director: Jean Gascon 

1969 
Hamlet 
The Alchemist 
Measure for Measure 
Tartuffe 
Hadrian VII 
The Satyricon 

1970 
The Merchant of Venice 
The School for Scandal 
Hedda Gabler 
The Sun Never Sets 
The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria 
Cymbeline 
The Friends 
Vatzlav 
Marcel Marceau 

1971 
Much Ado About Nothing 
The Duchess of Malfi 
Macbeth 
An Italian Straw Hat 
The Red Convertible 
Volpone 
There’s One in Every Marriage 
The Montreal Marionettes 
America’s National Theatre of Puppet Arts 
Adrian Pecknold’s Canadian Mime Theatre 

1972 
As You Like It 
Lorenzaccio 
King Lear 
The Threepenny Opera 
Orpheus 
Mark 
She Stoops to Conquer 
Pinocchio 
La Guerre, Yes Sir! 
Patria II: Requiems for the Party Girl 

1973 
The Taming of the Shrew 
She Stoops to Conquer 
Othello 
A Month in the Country 
The Collected Works of Billy the Kid 
Pericles 
Inook and the Sun 
The Marriage Brokers 
Exiles 

1974 
The Imaginary Invalid 
Pericles 
Love’s Labour’s Lost 
La Vie Parisienne 
The Summoning of Everyman 
The Medium 
King John 
Walsh 
Ready Steady Go 

Artistic Director: Robin Phillips

1975 
Saint Joan 
The Comedy of Errors 
Twelfth Night 
Measure for Measure 
The Two Gentlemen of Verona 
The Crucible 
Trumpets and Drums 
The Fool 
Le Magicien 
Ariadne auf Naxos 
Fellowship 
Oscar Remembered 
Kennedy’s Children 
The Importance of Being Earnest 

1976 
Hamlet 
The Way of the World 
The Merchant of Venice 
The Tempest 
Antony and Cleopatra 
The Importance of Being Earnest 
Measure for Measure 
Eve 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
Three Sisters 

1977 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
Romeo and Juliet 
All’s Well That Ends Well 
Ghosts 
Miss Julie 
Richard III 
The Guardsman 
Much Ado About Nothing 
As You Like It 
Hay Fever 

1978 
A Gala Shakespeare Revel 
The Merry Wives of Windsor 
The Devils 
Macbeth 
Uncle Vanya 
Candide 
The Winter’s Tale 
As You Like It 
Judgement 
Heloise and Abelard: Love Letters from the Middle Ages 
Ned and Jack 
Medea 
Private Lives 
Julius Caesar 
Four Plays by Samuel Beckett 
Stargazing 
Titus Andronicus 

1979 
Gala Performance (celebrating the International Year of the Child) 
Love’s Labour’s Lost 
Ned and Jack 
The First Part of Henry IV 
Richard II 
The Importance of Being Earnest 
The Second Part of Henry IV 
Happy New Year 
The Taming of the Shrew 
The Woman 
Othello 
Victoria 
Barren/Yerma 
King Lear 

1980 
The Beggar’s Opera 
Twelfth Night 
Henry V 
Virginia 
The Servant of Two Masters 
Titus Andronicus 
The Gin Game 
Much Ado About Nothing 
Bosoms and Neglect 
Brief Lives 
Foxfire 
The Seagull 
Henry VI 
King Lear 
Long Day’s Journey into Night 

Artistic Director: John Hirsch

1981 
The Misanthrope 
HMS Pinafore 
Coriolanus 
The Taming of the Shrew 
The Rivals 
The Comedy of Errors 
The Visit 
Wild Oats 

1982 
Julius Caesar 
The Mikado 
The Merry Wives of Windsor 
The Tempest 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
All’s Well That Ends Well 
Translations 
Damien 
Arms and the Man 
Mary Stuart 
A Variable Passion 
Blithe Spirit 

1983 
Macbeth 
The Gondoliers 
As You Like It 
Richard II 
Blake 
Damien 
The Mikado 
When That I Was . . . 
Irene Worth: Virtuoso Performances 
The Country Wife 
Tartuffe 
Love’s Labour’s Lost 
Much Ado About Nothing 
Death of a Salesman 

1984 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
Iolanthe 
Romeo and Juliet 
Love’s Labour’s Lost 
The Gondoliers 
Waiting for Godot 
The Two Gentlemen of Verona 
The Mikado 
Tartuffe 
Henry IV, Part I 
The Merchant of Venice 
A Streetcar Named Desire 
Separate Tables 

1985 
King Lear 
The Pirates of Penzance 
Twelfth Night 
Measure for Measure 
Antigone 
The Beaux’ Stratagem 
She Stoops to Conquer 
The Government Inspector 
The Glass Menagerie

Artistic Director: John Neville

1986 
The Boys from Syracuse 
Hamlet 
The Winter’s Tale 
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead 
Pericles 
Henry VIII 
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui 
Macbeth 
A Man for All Seasons 
Cymbeline 

1987 
Cabaret 
Nora 
Mother Courage 
As You Like It 
Troilus and Cressida 
The School for Scandal 
The Cherry Orchard 
Romeo and Juliet 
Not About Heroes 
Intimate Admiration 
Journey’s End 
Othello 
Much Ado About Nothing 

1988 
Richard III 
All’s Well That Ends Well 
The Taming of the Shrew 
Twelfth Night 
Murder in the Cathedral 
My Fair Lady 
King Lear 
The Two Gentlemen of Verona 
Not About Heroes 
The Three Musketeers 
Irma La Douce 
Oedipus / The Critic 

1989 
Titus Andronicus / The Comedy of Errors 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
The Merchant of Venice 
Three Sisters 
Kiss Me, Kate 
Henry V 
Love’s Labour’s Lost 
The Changeling 
The Shoemakers’ Holiday 
The Relapse 
The Proposal 
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 
Guthrie on Guthrie 
The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet 

Artistic Director: David William 

1990 
Macbeth 
The Merry Wives of Windsor 
As You Like It 
Home 
Guys and Dolls 
Love for Love 
Memoir 
Forever Yours, Marie-Lou 
Phaedra 
Julius Caesar 
The Knight of the Burning Pestle 
Ah, Wilderness! 
The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet 
The Grand Inquisitor / Swan Song 
One Tiger to a Hill 

1991 
Hamlet 
Our Town 
Much Ado About Nothing 
Twelfth Night 
Carousel 
Les Belles-Soeurs 
Timon of Athens 
Homeward Bound 
The Rules of the Game 
Treasure Island 
The Knight of the Burning Pestle 
The School for Wives 
Love Letters 
An Enemy of the People 

1992 
The Tempest 
Romeo and Juliet 
Love’s Labour’s Lost 
Measure for Measure 
World of Wonders 
HMS Pinafore 
Entertaining Mr. Sloane 
The Wingfield Trilogy 
Uncle Vanya 
Bonjour, là, Bonjour 
Shirley Valentine 
The Two Gentlemen of Verona 
Words and Music Concert Series 

1993 
Antony and Cleopatra 
King John 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
Gypsy 
The Wingfield Trilogy 
Bacchae 
The Mikado 
Fair Liberty’s Call 
The Importance of Being Earnest 
The Imaginary Invalid 
The Illusion 
Words and Music Concert Series 

Artistic Director: Richard Monette 

1994 
Twelfth Night 
Long Day’s Journey Into Night 
The Pirates of Penzance 
Hamlet 
Cyrano de Bergerac 
In the Ring 
Othello 
Alice Through the Looking Glass 
The Comedy of Errors 
Husband and Cuckolds (The School for Husbands / The Imaginary Cuckold) 

1995 
The Merry Wives of Windsor 
The Boy Friend 
Macbeth 
The Gondoliers 
The Country Wife 
Long Day’s Journey Into Night 
The Comedy of Errors 
Amadeus 
The Stillborn Lover 

1996 
King Lear 
The Music Man 
Amadeus 
The Little Foxes 
A Fitting Confusion 
The Merchant of Venice 
Alice Through the Looking Glass 
Barrymore 
As You Like It 
Sweet Bird of Youth 
Waiting for Godot 

1997 
Camelot 
The Taming of the Shrew 
Romeo and Juliet 
Oedipus Rex 
Death of a Salesman 
Little Women 
Filumena 
Equus 
Richard III 
Juno and the Paycock 
Coriolanus 
Wingfield Unbound 

1998 
Julius Caesar 
Man of La Mancha 
A Man for All Seasons 
The Two Gentlemen of Verona 
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie 
Much Ado About Nothing 
The Miracle Worker 
The Miser 
The Winter’s Tale 
The Cherry Orchard 
The Night of the Iguana 
Waiting for Godot 

1999 
The Tempest 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
Pride and Prejudice 
The Alchemist 
The School for Scandal 
Dracula 
West Side Story 
Macbeth 
Glenn 
Richard II 

2000 
Hamlet 
The Three Musketeers 
Fiddler on the Roof 
Tartuffe 
As You Like It 
The Diary of Anne Frank 
The Importance of Being Earnest 
Patience – In Concert 
Titus Andronicus 
Medea 
Elizabeth Rex 
Collected Stories 
Oscar Remembered 
A Wilde Celebration 

2001 
The Merchant of Venice 
Twelfth Night 
The Sound of Music 
Inherit the Wind 
Private Lives 
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 
The Seagull 
Wingfield on Ice 
Henry V 
Henry IV, Part 1 
Falstaff (Henry IV, Part 2) 
Tempest-Tost 
The Trials of Ezra Pound 
Good Mother 
A Robertson Davies Celebration 

2002 
All’s Well That Ends Well 
My Fair Lady 
Romeo and Juliet 
King Lear 
The Threepenny Opera 
The Scarlet Pimpernel 
Richard III: Reign of Terror 
Henry VI: Revenge in France 
Henry VI: Revolt in England 
The Two Noble Kinsmen 
The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet 
High-Gravel-Blind / Eternal Hydra 
Bereav’d of Light / The Fellini Radio Plays 
Walk Right Up / Shadows 
The Swanne, George III: The Death of Cupid 

2003 
The Taming of the Shrew 
The King and I 
The Adventures of Pericles 
Love’s Labour’s Lost 
Gigi 
The Hunchback of Notre Dame 
Present Laughter 
Antony and Cleopatra 
No Exit 
The Birds 
Troilus and Cressida 
Quiet in the Land 
Agamemnon 
Electra 
The Flies 
The Swanne: Princess Charlotte (The Acts of Venus) 

2004 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
Guys and Dolls 
Macbeth 
King Henry VIII (All Is True) 
The Count of Monte Cristo 
Anything Goes 
Noises Off 
Timon of Athens 
Cymbeline 
King John 
The Triumph of Love 
The Human Voice / The Elephant Song 
The Swanne: Queen Victoria (The Seduction of Nemesis) 

2005 
The Tempest 
Hello, Dolly! 
As You Like It 
The Lark 
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 
Fallen Angels 
Into the Woods 
The Brothers Karamazov 
Wingfield’s Inferno 
Orpheus Descending 
Measure for Measure 
The Donnellys: Sticks & Stones 
The Measure of Love / Ruth Draper on Tour 
Edward II 

2006 
Coriolanus 
Oliver! 
Much Ado About Nothing 
Twelfth Night 
The Glass Menagerie 
London Assurance 
South Pacific 
Don Juan 
Henry IV, Part 1 
The Duchess of Malfi 
Ghosts 
Harlem Duet 
The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead 
Fanny Kemble 
The Liar 

2007 
King Lear 
Oklahoma! 
The Merchant of Venice 
An Ideal Husband 
To Kill a Mockingbird 
My One and Only 
The Comedy of Errors 
Othello 
Of Mice and Men 
A Delicate Balance 
The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead 
Shakespeare’s Will 
The Odyssey 
Pentecost 

Artistic Directors: Marti Maraden, Des McAnuff and Don Shipley 

2008 
Romeo and Juliet 
Hamlet 
The Taming of the Shrew 
All’s Well That Ends Well 
Caesar and Cleopatra 
The Music Man 
Cabaret 
Emilia Galotti 
The Trojan Women 
Love’s Labour’s Lost 
Fuente Ovejuna 
There Reigns Love 
Hughie / Krapp’s Last Tape 
Palmer Park 
Moby Dick 
Shakespeare’s Universe (Her Infinite Variety) 

Artistic Director: Des McAnuff 

2009 
Macbeth 
West Side Story 
Cyrano de Bergerac 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream 
The Importance of Being Earnest 
Julius Caesar 
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 
Three Sisters 
Bartholomew Fair 
Ever Yours, Oscar 
Phèdre 
The Trespassers 
Rice Boy 
Zastrozzi 

2010
As You Like It
Dangerous Liaisons
Do Not Go Gentle
Evita
For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again
Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
King of Thieves
Kiss Me, Kate
Peter Pan
The Tempest
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Winter's Tale
 
2011 
Camelot
The Grapes of Wrath
The Homecoming
Hosanna
Jesus Christ Superstar
The Little Years
The Merry Wives of Windsor
The Misanthrope
Richard III
Shakespeare's Will
Titus Andronicus
Twelfth Night

2012 
42nd Street
A Word or Two
The Best Brothers
Cymbeline
Elektra
Henry V
Hirsch
MacHomer
The Matchmaker
Much Ado About Nothing
The Pirates of Penzance
Wanderlust
The War of 1812
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Artistic Director: Antoni Cimolino 

2013 
Romeo and Juliet 
Fiddler on the Roof 
The Three Musketeers 
The Merchant of Venice 
Tommy 
Blithe Spirit 
Othello 
Mary Stuart 
Measure for Measure 
Waiting for Godot 
The Thrill - World Première 
Taking Shakespeare 

2014 
King Lear
Crazy for You
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Beaux' Stratagem
Man of La Mancha
Alice Through the Looking-Glass
Hay Fever
Mother Courage and Her Children
King John
Antony and Cleopatra
Christina, The Girl King
A Midsummer Night's Dream, a chamber play

2015
Hamlet
The Sound of Music
The Taming of the Shrew
Love's Labour's Lost
Carousel
The Diary of Anne Frank
She Stoops to Conquer
The Physicists
The Alchemist
Oedipus Rex
The Adventures of Pericles
Possible Worlds
The Last Wife

2016 
Macbeth
As You Like It
A Chorus Line
A Little Night Music
Shakespeare in Love
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
All My Sons
Breath of Kings: Rebellion
Breath of Kings: Redemption
John Gabriel Borkman 
The Aeneid
The Hypochondriac
Bunny