PRODUCTION HISTORY, 1970 - 1979

The following is a brief account of productions that have been held at TNC. For productions postdating the 1980 - 81 season, please click below.

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Productions of the 1978-79 and 1979-80 seasons coming soon.

1977/1978 Season

Dates

Title Of Show

Author
July 14, 1977 BALLAD OF SEVEN SLEEPING BROTHERS IN CHINA Tadeusz Micinski, Stephan Viola
August 25, 1977 LEONA IS A FUNNY NAME Donald Kvares, Ted Mornel
September 9, 1977 FACE STOOL Henri Gruvman
September 14, 1977 LOVELY RITA Thomas Brasch, Stephan Viola
September 23, 1977 DRY SHERRY John Sherry, Martin Oltarsh
October 3, 1977 SHOPPING BAG MADONNA Mary Julia Karoly, Anthony DeVito
October 9, 1977 INVISIBLE WOMEN Alice Farley
October 12, 1977 BURIED CHILD Sam Shepard
October 14, 1977 THE TRUE WAR DANCE OF YANKEE REELS Robert A. Jacobs
October 31, 1977 HALLOWEEN
November 12, 1977 SONG OF ADOLESCENCE Ken Buckshi
November 16, 1977 TALKING BAND Elizabeth Swados & Co.
November 30, 1977 GOING Anthony Howell
December 11, 1977 ATONEMENTS Israel Eliraz (after Aleichem, trans. by David Zinder), Rina Elisha, Haim Elisha, Lynn Ahrens
December 16, 1977 BUTERFLY ENCOUNTER David Forman, H. M. Koutoukas
December 21, 1977 THE FALL Daniel Nagrin (Translated from the novel by Albert Camus)
January 4, 1978 HEFETZ Hanoch Levin, Rina Elisha
January 23, 1978 OTHELLO (Bread & Puppet Theater) Peter Schumann
February 8, 1978 STUART SHERMAN'S EIGHTH SPECTACLE Stuart Sherman
February 9, 1978 WORKSONG Marc Kaminsky
February 16, 1978 CLARA BOW LOVES GARY COOPER Mary Boylan
March 1, 1978 THE WRITER'S OPERA Rosalyn Drexler
March 8, 1978 WHODUNIT? Ian McKay
March 9, 1978 OIL! Neil Tucker, Seth Allen
March 16, 1978 DANCE FOR A SHAGGY PRINCESS Toby Armour, Aileen Passloff
March 17, 1978 REALISM IN OUR TIME Daryl Chin
March 17, 1978 WINO ROSE Andy Laurie, Peter Ratray
March 30, 1978 CANCER OF AMBITION Richard Levine
March 30, 1978 SPIDERWOMAN FESTIVAL Spiderwoman Theater
April 6, 1978 KING RICHARD III Michael Stuart Long (Trans. from William Shakespeare)
April 16, 1978 AFTER THE BAAL-SHEM TOV Arthur Sainer, Crystal Field, John Braden
April 26, 1978 MABOU MINES BENEFIT FOR TNC
April 27, 1978 BASS FIDDLE Avram Patt
May 1, 1978 A PEACEABLE KINGDOM Debbie Whitcomb, Jeffrey Tatman, Leon Roden
May 9, 1978 ACCOUNTS RENDERED Larry Qualls
May 11, 1978 LOVES OF A WOMAN Kathy Wells, George Prideaux, Grey Burleson
May 24, 1978 BBC REPERTORY in COSMICOMICS & TORRENTS OF SPRING Italo Calvino, Gordon Rogoff, Donald Sanders
May 29, 1978 NEW BAND Drummond Partch, Taylor Douglas, Rosenthal Schall
June 7, 1978 LORD TOM GOLDSMITH Victor Lipton, Arthur Sainer
June 14, 1978 WE NEVER THOUGHT A WEDDING Helen Duberstein, Maurice Edwards, Max Stern
DANIEL & SARAH AND THE END OF THE WORLD Avram Patt, Alice Eve Cohen
HOMEBODIES (THE BUTTON & FAMILY LIFE) Michael McClure, Nicholas Kazan
KING OF MASHED POTATOES (TNC's Street Theater Tour) Crystal Field
LAST DAYS OF MANKIND Brenton/Davies/Red Mole
LIVES Flynn & Rude, Marc Powers, Edmond Felix
MERMAIDS Buell/Foertson/Pickman/Womack
METAPHYSICS OF A TWO-HEADED CALF S.I. Wietkiewicz, Steve Reed
THE PASSION OF SIMPLE SIMON Michael Sahl & Eric Salzman
THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN DANCERS POW-WOW AND DANCE CONCERT
TRAVELLERS Gail Conrad
TURTLES DON'T DREAM H.M. Koutoukas
WALLS Radio Free Theatre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1976/1977 Season

Dates

Title Of Show

Author
July 5, 1976 A ONE ACT PLAY (with NINE TO FIVE) John Ford Noonan, Ray Barry
July 18, 1976 NEA RALLY FOR THE ARTS at Lincoln Center  
August 23, 1976 POLITICS, SEX, DEATH, WORK AND THE WORLD Walter Corwin
September 15, 1976 ONE THIRD OF A NATION Arthur Arent, Neile Weissman
October 2, 1976 DINOSAUR DOOR Barbara Garson
October 4, 1976 THOSE DARN KIDS Mary Boylan, Robert Dahdah
October 11, 1976 HORIZONTAL WHITE Barry Marshall
October 31, 1976 HALLOWEEN  
November 5, 1976 SELMA Shami Chaikin, Karen Ludwig
November 21, 1976 PEDRO PARAMO Sidney Goldfarb
November 24, 1976 BAG LADY Jean-Claude van Itallie
December 7, 1976 TOM MURRIN  
December 24, 1976 A VISIT Maria Irene Fornes, George Quincy
December 28, 1976 MORANDIS Morton Lichter, Gordon Rogoff
January 30, 1977 VANISHING PICTURES Beverly Brown, Ruth Maleczech (from Poe Baudelaire)
January 31, 1977 DERBY Barry Arnold, John Vaccaro, John Braden
February 7, 1977 QUE OBO? and LONEY'S 66 Grubb Graebner, Chris Silva
February 8, 1977 FITTIN' ROOM, THE SPIDERWOMAN THEATER Muriel Miguel
April 3, 1977 EVELYN BROWN (A DIARY) Maria Irene Fornes
April 27, 1977 ITCHY BRITCHES Jill Wisoff, N. Noble Barrett
May 1, 1977 THE POPE IN LOVE Steven Cohen, Joseph Renard
May 1, 1977 GRAVEN IMAGE Rosalyn Drexler, John Vaccaro
May 3, 1977 EVENING WITH LYNN HANEY Lynn Haney
May 8, 1977 DANCERS ON MY CEILING Mary Julia Karoly, Susan Lehrer
May 11, 1977 SPRING FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS  
May 22, 1977 ITALIAN THEATER FESTIVAL Dario Fo, Franca Rame, Uncle Mario
June 5, 1977 NUMBER FOURTEEN Don Rifkin, Russell Krum
  APHRODITE/THE WITCH PLAY Eugenia Macer-Story
  BILLY STARS AND KID JUPITER William Electric Black
  THE CONSOLING VIRGIN Bruce Serlen, Lawrence Sacharow
  THE DOG THAT TALKED TOO MUCH (TNC's Street Theater Tour) Crystal Field
  DREAMS AND DIARIES (Three New Films: H.M. Koutoukas-A Portrait, Red Kimono, Emunah) Rosalind Stevenson, Crystal Field, Pamela Badyk
  DANCING IN THE STREET Gail Conrad, Women's Interart Center
  IMAGES OF THE COMING DEAD Arthur Sainer, Crystal FIeld, Lynn Haney
  INVISIBLE WOMEN  
  JUST FOLKS Romulus Linney
  LA JUSTICE Kenneth Bernard, John Vaccaro
  RIFFRAFF REVUE  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1975/1976 Season

Dates

Title Of Show

Author
August 7, 1975 THE CUTTLEFISH S.I. Witkiewicz (Translated by Daniel & Eleanor Gerould & Jaroslaw Strzemien)
August 27, 1975 THE TRAGEDY QUEEN Arthur Williams, James Waring, David Tice
October 31, 1975 HALLOWEEN PARADE & COSTUME BALL  
October, 1975 MABOU MINES PERFORMS BECKETT Lee Breuer, Mabou Mines
November 14, 1975 ANDY HARDY GETS IT OFF John Bakos
January 2, 1976 CAP-A-PIE Maria Irene Fornes, Jose Raul Bernardo
January 17, 1976 BAGGAGE Deborah Fortson
January 29, 1976 ANGELS OF WINTER Ylimaf Theater Company
January, 1976 THE ONLY GOOD INDIAN Mario Fratti, Henry Salerno
February 12, 1976 EMMA! Howard Zinn
February 22, 1976 WOODEN NICKELS Susan Yankowitz, Ronald Rosten, Bob Dennis
March 7, 1976 WARRINGHAM ROOF Donald Kvares, Curtiss W. Sayblack
March 16, 1976 IF THE PROPHETS Avram Patt, Nelly Sachs, Margo Lee Sherman
March 18, 1976 CUBEIRO, EMILIO & KAPINOS, EDWIN & FREEK BAND  
May 12, 1976 RED FOX/SECOND HANGIN' Roadside Theater
May 23, 1976 BERCHTESGADEN Jacques Levy, Barbara Loden
May 24, 1976 COLD CUTS Shelley Valter, Gregory Gubitosa, Laura Taylor
June 10, 1976 COLONIZATION OF AMERICA Joan Durant, Bobby Pesola, Rudy Crosswell
June 26, 1976 FEAST FOR FLIES Stanley Seidman, Richard Perley
  DAY OLD BREAD (OR: THE WORST TIME I EVER HAD) Arthur Sainer
  MEMPHIS IS GONE? Dick Hobson, Susan Gregg
  MINDING THE STORE/UNDERCOVER COP/IN THE FACTORY (TNC's Street Theater Tour) Crystal Field, Robert Nichols
  SENSUOUS SAVAGES Hot Peaches Co.
  SOLO DANCES Ara Fitzgerald
  STUART SHERMAN'S SEVENTH SPECTACLE Stuart Sherman
YOK R.J. & Margo Colbert

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1974/1975 Season

Dates

Title Of Show

Author
May 26, 1974 MUSIC AT TNC NYC Department of Recreation
July 26, 1974 GREEK POPULAR CHORUS OF NEW YORK  
July 29, 1974 ONE SUNDAY AFTERNOON James Hagan, Barbara Loden
August, 1974 HOOSICK FALLS Jane DeLynn, Mary Thompson, Robert Trefousse
September 8, 1974 MUSIC FESTIVAL Beverly Brook, Producer
September 12, 1974 LA BELLILOTE Emilio Cubeiro, Chris Kapp
September 17, 1974 SOLDIER'S TALE Jim Hardy Stravinsky, Blu Doctor
September 19, 1974 NOT AFRAID OF FALLING Avram Patt, (Barking Rooster Theater, Peretz, IL)
September 24, 1974 CHILDREN CROSSING Andrea Karchmer
October 8, 1974 BERNICE & LENORE Ann Meltzer, Eve Packer
October 10, 1974 HIGH TIME Alan Rossett, William E. Hunt
November 11, 1974 INTERNATIONAL STUD Harvey Fierstein, Harvey Tavel
November 17, 1974 AT THE TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING Roy Friedman, Michael Twain, Paul Dver.
November 24, 1974 CHEERLEADERS OF THE REVOLUTION BENEFIT  
December 21, 1974 FAREWELL PARTY Drew Kalter, Dennis Pearlstein
February 1, 1975 ERIC BENTLEY IN CONCERT  
February 6, 1975 LADIES' NIGHT Donald Kvares, Ted Mornel, Michael Barr
February 10, 1975 THE STEVE LYONS EYESHOW Steve Lyons
February 24, 1975 WOMEN IN VIOLENCE & THE LYSISTRATA NUMBAH! Spiderwoman Theater Workshop
March 11, 1975 CONTINUUM Helen Dworzan, Ellen Hooven
April 3, 1975 CHARLEY CHESTNUT RIDES THE IRT Arthur Sainer, Crystal Field
  BOESMAN & LENA Athol Fugard, Douglas Johnson (Back Alley Theatre, Washington DC)
  B. BEAVER ANIMATION Lee Breuer, Mabou Mines
  BRECHT MEETS HUAC & THE BABY ELEPHANT Bertolt Brecht (Translated by Charles Kuschinsky & Lawrence Bandini)
  EPIC & RINGS OF SATURN Michael Kushner
  MAMA LIBERTY'S BICENTENIAL PARTY (TNC's Street Theater Tour) Crystal Field
RA-D-IO WISDOM Richard Foreman, Crystal Field, David Tice
THE SLAIN CHERRY TREE John A. Bakos, Marjorie Lipari
A WINNER'S TALE Barbara Garson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1973/1974 Season

Dates

Title Of Show

Author
October 18, 1973 THE TEN BEST MARTYRS OF THE YEAR L. Seymour Simckes
October 31, 1973 HALLOWEEN #1
November 8, 1973 PERICLES  
November 13, 1973 TALKING LOVE P.J.
November 19, 1973 ARE YOU A VIRGIN? James Harter
November 30, 1973 MOBILE UNIT Margot Colbert
December 3, 1973 POETRY SERIES Howard Hart, Chris White, 8 New York Poets
December 7, 1973 BEST OF THE ANGELS OF LIGHT Angel Jack Hisbiscus
January 31, 1974 ELEKTRA Karl Richard Mueller, Barry Keating
February, 1974 ANIMATIONS Mabou Mines
March 7, 1974 THE CHILDREN'S ARMY IS LATE Arthur Sainer, David Tice, Crystal Field
March 19, 1974 GOLD Joan Durant, Jon Teta
April 8, 1974 WOUNDS AND HEALING Amy Greenfield
April 13, 1974 GALA BENEFIT  
April, 1974 SNEAKY BIT TO RAISE THE BLIND/PICK, PACK, POCK, PUCK John Ford Noonan, Angelo Gnazzo
May 3, 1974 UNDER THE BRIDGE THERE IS A LONELY SPOT WITH GREGORY PECK Helen Duberstein, Neil Flanagan, Arthur Rosen
May 16, 1974 BEAUTIFUL Leonard Melfi, Sande Shurin, Marjorie LiPari
May 24, 1974 MORNING TO MIDNIGHT George Kaiser (Translated by Irma Bartenieff & Jon Teta)
May, 1974 WINO ROSE Andy Laurie, Wilis Alexander
June 13, 1974 BLAKE'S DESIGN Kenneth Brown, Ronald Roston, Michael Posnick
June, 1974 CHILE '73 Mario Fratti
  BEGINNINGS WORKSHOP Shelley Valfer, Mary Thompson, Stanley Seidman, Jon Teta
  BUCK BANNER'S BIG STORY Stanley Seidman, Norman Thomas Marshall
REDHORSE II B BEAVER ANIMATIONS Mabou Mines
SPRING OFFENSIVE Arthur Sainer, Crystal Field
  THE TIME THEY TURNED THE WATER OFF (TNC's Street Theater Tour) Crystal Field
  OPEN AND SHUT MAGIC COMPANY & UNDERCOVER COP Robert Nichols, Crystal Field, David Tice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1972/1973 Season

Dates

Title Of Show

Author
August 13, 1972 VICIOUS CIRCLE Shelly Valfer, Mary Thompson
September 11, 1972 WAR HEROES (CUT UPS & CUT OUTS) N. Noble Varrett, Robert Stocking
October 18, 1972 STUART SHERMAN'S FOURTH SPECTACLE Stuart Sherman
November 10, 1972 GUILLOTINE Helen Duberstein, Steve Reed
January 10, 1973 STRAIGHT FROM THE GHETTO Miguel Pinero, Neil Harris, Marvin Felix
January 19, 1973 THE ROOM Earlene Smith, Saskia Noordhoek Hegt, Andrew Schloss
January 22, 1973 JUST FOLKS Romulus Linney, John Olon-Scrymegour, Lee Scott Goldstein
January, 1973 WICKED WOMEN REVUE Westbeth Feminist Collective (Susan Yankowitz, Harlene Kim Friedman, Toro Meyer)
February 4, 1973 PRESENTING AUSCHWITZ David Libman, Ben Tucker
February 20, 1973 LIVES  
March 11, 1973 DOOMED LOVE (GROCERY: TWO LOVE FIGURES) Bruce Serlin, Gregory Lehane
March, 1973 THIS IS THE STORY OF A WOMAN WHO... Yvonne Rainer
May 20, 1973 FULL MOON Pat McNamara, Richard Sterne
June 11, 1973 WOMEN ONLY WOMEN Helen Duberstein, Joan Durant
  BLONDE ROOTS Randy Brecker
  BOTTLE CAPSE Chryse Maile, Ann Meltzer
  CALIGULA Charles M. Stanley, John Smead
  CLARA BOW LOVES GARY COOPER Mary Boylan
  THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA Diane DiPrima, J.H. McDowall
  FAT FELL DOWN Dan Ellentuck, Susan Gregg
  GOSSAMER WINGS Angels of Light
  THE LIARS Ron Lampkin, Ken Buckshi
  THE LITTLE PRINCE Laurel Hessing (Adapted from the book by Antoine de St.-Exupery)
  SHOPPING BAG MADONNA Mary Julia Karoly, Anthony DeVito
  UNDERCOVER COP & SKY SALESMAN (TNC's Street Theater Tour) Robert Nichols, Crystal Field
  THE THING ITSELF Arthur Sainer, Crystal Field, Meredith Monk, David Tice
  YOU GOTTA DEAL WITH IT Neal Tate, Lorrie Davis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1971/1972 Season

Dates

Title Of Show

Author
March 24, 1971 DRACULA SABBAT Leon Katz
June 18, 1971 PROSPERALL RISING Roderick Mason Faber
June 21, 1971 KEEPERS OF THE HIPPO HORN Florence Miller
August 6, 1971 BLU DOKTOR (ROCK & LIGHT SHOW) Jim Hardy
September 18, 1971 MINDING THE STORE (TNC's Street Theater Tour) Robert Nichols
Music composed by David Tice
October 4, 1971 PRAXEIS Theo Barnes
February 11, 1972 THE CELEBRATION: JOOZ/GUNS/MOVIES/THE ABYSS Arthur Sainer
March 26, 1972 DANCING LADIES  
March 29, 1972 EUNUCHS OF THE FORBIDDEN CITY Charles Ludlam
April 30, 1972 OLMSTEAD (IN CENTRAL PARK)  
May 16, 1972 KING OF THE UNITED STATES Jean-Claude van Itallie
June, 1972 THE CO-OP Barbara Garson
  EVIDENCE Richard Foreman
  THE JOURNEY Bill Russell, Lawrence Sacharow & Group Concepts













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