Mainstage History

Mainstage Theatre & Dance Productions: The Whole List


Theatre Program established: 1978
Theatre Department created: 1983
Dance Major established: 1993

Production photos coming soon

# = student-directed or student-choreographed production
+ = World Premiere
(1993 through present)

2016-2017

ATTENTION New Visions Directors' Festival #+
The Pirates of Penzance
Moving Stories
#
FALLING New Visions Directors' Festival #
Master Choreographers 2017
Listen To Me

Wig Out!
Dance Emerge 2017
#
Circus Workshop: Welkin
#+
The Cherry Orchard

2015-2016

New Voices - World Premiere Plays   #+
Chicago
Moving Stories 2015
   #
Servant of Two Masters
Master Choreographers 2016
New Visions - Directors' Festival
    #
Passion Play
Dance Emerge 2016
   #
Circus Workshop: VOD
   #+
Ulysses in Nighttown

2014-2015

New Visions - Director's Festival   #
Anyone Can Whistle
Moving Stories 2014   #
Agamemnon
Master Choreographers 2015
The Miss Firecracker Contest
Street Scene
Dance Emerge 2015   #
Romeo and Juliet

2013-2014

New Voices 2013    #+
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Moving Stories 2013   #
The Winter's Tale
Master Choreographers 2014
The Learned Ladies
New Visions - Director's Festival
      Every Good Boy Deserves Favour   #
      butyou'reaman   #+
      Still Life with Iris   #
Dance Emerge 2014   #
Mad Forest

2012-2013

44 Plays for 44 Presidents
On the Town
Moving Stories 2012   #
The Bourgeois Pig: A New Play
   +
Master Choreographers 2013
Bartholomew Fair
Iphigenia and Other Daughters
   #
Mental Landscapes
   #
Dance Emerge 2013
   #
The Marriage of Figaro

2011-2012

New Voices 2011— New Plays by Muhlenberg Playwrights   #+
New Myths— Original Works by Emerging Alumni  #
Merrily We Roll Along
Moving Stories 2011
   #
Curse of the Starving Class
Master Choreographers 2012
Stop Kiss
   #
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Dance Emerge
   #
The Three Sisters

2010-2011

Polaroid Stories   #
The Pajama Game
Moving Stories 2010
  #
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
Master Choreographers 2011
La Dispute
The Tempest
  +
Dance Emerge 2011   #
Orlando

2009-2010

New Voices 2009 — New Plays by Muhlenberg Playwrights   #+
Bat Boy: The Musical
Moving Stories 2009
  #
The Increased Difficulty of Concentration   #
Uncommon Women and Others   #
Master Choreographers 2010
The Other Shore
An American Tragedy
  +
Dance Emerge 2010   #
Blood Wedding

2008-2009

Miss Julie  #
Oklahoma!
Moving Stories 2008
  #
Twelfth Night
Master Choreographers 2009
The Possibilities
Caw
  +
Dance Emerge 2009   #
A Flea in Her Ear

2007-2008

Three More Sleepless Nights   #
Al Takes a Bride   #
Ruddigore
Moving Stories 2007
  #+
New Voices 2007   #
Master Choreographers 2008
Venus
Zanna, Don't!
  #
Dance Emerge 2008   #
Love's Labour's Lost

2006-2007

Weldon Rising   #
Urinetown the Musical
Moving Stories 2006
  #
Life's a Dream
Master Choreographers 2007
Orpheus Descending
Corps
  #+
Dance Emerge 2007   #
Monkey in the Middle

2005-2006

Lebensraum   #
Cabaret
Dance On
  #
New Voices 2005 — New Plays by Muhlenberg Playwrights   #+
A Bird of Prey   #
Master Choreographers 2006
Big Love
The Pillow of Kantan
  #
Dance Emerge 2006   #
Figurentheater: Emigré and Exit: A Hamlet Fantasy   +

2004-2005

Tartuffe
Pippin
Student Choreographer Showcase
— Fall 2004   #
Christmas on Mars   #
How I Learned to Drive   #
Catholic School Girls   #
The Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert 2005
Pirates of Penzance
Lures and Snares
  +
Summerfolk
Student Choreographer Showcase
— Spring 2005   #

2003-2004

Dancing at Lughnasa   #
On the Town
Scenes from an Execution
Student-Choreographed Dance Concert
— Fall 2003   #
Alumni Dance Concert — a celebration of 10 years of the Dance Major
The Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert 2004
Measure for Measure
New Voices 2004
— New Plays by Muhlenberg Playwrights   #+
The Seagull
Student-Choreographed Dance Concert
— Spring 2004   #

2002-2003

Picasso at the Lapin Agile   #
Into the Woods   #
Anything's Dream   +
Student-Choreographed Dance Concert — Fall 2002   #
The Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert 2003
Electra
Private Eyes
  #
The Beggar's Opera
Student-Choreographed Dance Concert
— Spring 2003   #

2001-2002

New Voices 2001 — New Plays by Muhlenberg Playwrights   #+
Wonderful Town
Student-Choreographed Dance Concert
— Fall 2001   #
The Game of Love and Chance
The Muhlenberg Dancers Concert 2002
Juliet and Her Romeo: The Sixth Quarto
  +
The Vagina Monologues
Pentecost
Student-Choreographed Dance Concert
— Spring 2002   #

2000-2001

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Student-Choreographed Dance Concert
— Fall 2000   #
Mother Hicks
Little Shop of Horrors
The Muhlenberg Dancers Concert 2001
The Crucible
Hot Ice
  #
Student-Choreographed Dance Concert — Spring 2001   #
Dido and Aeneas

1999-2000

Aunt Dan and Lemon
Our Town
Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert
Student-Choreographed Concert I
  #
The Country Wife
Cave Theory
  +
West Side Story
Student-Choreographed Concert II
  #
The World of Anton Chekhov: Four One-Act Vaudevilles   #

1998-1999

Getting Out   #
Junior/Senior Choreography Showcase   #
The Mikado
Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert
The Winter's Tale
Blood Brothers
  #
Student Choreographed Concert   #
Ophelia's Tattoo   +

1997-1998

Food and Shelter   #
Brigadoon
Student Choreographed Concert
  #
Top Girls
Galileo
Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert

1996-1997

Fefu and Her Friends
Cabaret
The Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert
Peer Gynt
Student Choreographed Concert
  #
The Kafka Project   +

1995-1996

Medea
Oklahoma!
The Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert
Oleanna
  #
SubUrbia
Student Choreographed Concert
  #
Cloud Nine

1994-1995

Crimes of the Heart
Hamlet
The Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert
Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
A Chorus Line

1993-1994

Lydie Breeze
Carnival
The Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert
The Three Sisters
Allen Tales
  +

1992-1993

Bed Time Story
The Apple Tree
Preggin and Liss
The Good Woman of Setzuan
Prelude to a Kiss
The Pajama Game

1991-1992

Voice of the Turtle
Ruddigore
The Miracle Worker
Phaedra

1990-1991

Man of La Mancha
Vinegar Tom
A Midsummer Night's Dream

1989-1990

Life Under Water
The Author's Voice
The Skin of Our Teeth
Asian Shade
Street Scene

1988-1989

The Lesson
The Bald Soprano
The School for Scandal
The Baby with the Bathwater
Candide

1987-1988

The Dining Room
The Vengeance
Anything Goes
South Pacific Snow

1986-1987

Ernest in Love
Twelfth Night
Slow Dance on the Killing Ground
Oklahoma!

1985-1986

Androscoggin Fugue
Bye Bye Birdie
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
The Suicide

1984-1985

What I Did Last Summer
Good News
The Play of Daniel
'Tis Pity She's a Whore

1983-1984

The Doctor in Spite of Himself
Mother Courage and Her Children
Miss Julie
Of Thee I Sing

1982-1983

Album
Measure for Measure
Once Upon a Mattress

1981-1982

The Water Engine
Tartuffe
Antigone
Last Gasps
Oh What a Lovely War…
Riders to the Sea
Trial by Jury

1980-1981

Spring Awakening
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
The Woods
Guys and Dolls

1979-1980

The Pirates of Penzance
Before Christmas
Much Ado About Nothing

1978-1979

Our Town
Anything Goes