Past Shows

Past Shows

2019-20 Season


Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee
The Hot Wing King* by Katori Hall


Fires in the Mirror by Anna Deavere Smith

Legacy Program

The Young Man from Atlanta by Horton Foote

2018-19 Season

Residency 1

Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage

Legacy Program

Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno
Boesman and Lena by Athol Fugard
Curse of the Starving Class by Sam Shepard

Residency 5

Octet* by Dave Malloy


2017-18 Season

Residency 1

The Red Letter Plays: Fucking A by Suzan-Lori Parks
The Red Letter Plays: In the Blood by Suzan-Lori Parks
Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train by Stephen Adly Guirgis
Our Lady of 121st Street by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Residency 5

Paradise Blue by Dominique Morisseau

Legacy Program

Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story

2016-17 Season

Residency 1

The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead by Suzan-Lori Parks
Venus by Suzan-Lori Parks

Residency 5

Everybody* by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Wakey, Wakey* by Will Eno
The Antipodes* by Annie Baker 

Legacy Program

"Master Harold" ... and the boys by Athol Fugard


2015-16 25th Anniversary Season


Love & Money* by A.R. Gurney
Night is a Room* by Naomi Wallace


John* by Annie Baker
Angel Reapers by Martha Clarke
Daphne's Dive* by Quiara Alegría Hudes


Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller
Old Hats written & performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner
Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, María Irene Fornés’ Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy’s Funnyhouse of a Negro

2014-15 Season


And I and Silence by Naomi Wallace
The Liquid Plain by Naomi Wallace
The Wayside Motor Inn by A.R. Gurney
What I Did Last Summer by A.R. Gurney


Our Lady of Kibeho* by Katori Hall


A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations) by Sam Shepard
Big Love by Charles Mee
The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek* by Athol Fugard

2013-14 All-Premiere Season


Kung Fu* by David Henry Hwang  

Residency 5

stop.reset.* by Regina Taylor
Chéri* conceived, directed & choreographed by Martha Clarke
The Open House* by Will Eno
Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Legacy Program

The Old Friends* by Horton Foote
August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned*

2012-13 Season


Golden Child by David Henry Hwang
The Dance and the Railroad by David Henry Hwang
The Train Driver by Athol Fugard


Heartless* by Sam Shepard
The Piano Lesson by August Wilson
The Mound Builders by Lanford Wilson
Old Hats* written & performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner

2012 Pershing Square Signature Center Inaugural Season


Blood Knot by Athol Fugard
My Children! My Africa! by Athol Fugard


Hurt Village* by Katori Hall
Title and Deed by Will Eno
Medieval Play* by Kenneth Lonergan


Edward Albee's The Lady from Dubuque

2010-11 Tony Kushner Season

Angels in America, A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part One: Millennium Approaches
Angels in America, A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part Two: Perestroika
The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures
The Illusion

2009-10 Horton Foote Legacy Season

The Orphans' Home Cycle, Part One: The Story of a Childhood*
The Orphans' Home Cycle, Part Two: The Story of a Marriage*
The Orphans' Home Cycle, Part Three: The Story of a Family*

2008-09 The Historic Negro Ensemble Company

The First Breeze of Summer by Leslie Lee
Home by Samm-Art Williams
Zooman and the Sign by Charles Fuller

2007-08 Charles Mee Season

Iphigenia 2.0* 
Queens Boulevard (the musical)* 
Paradise Park* 


Edward Albee's Occupant

2006-07 15th Anniversary Season, Part II: August Wilson

Seven Guitars 
Two Trains Running 
King Hedley II 

2005-06 15th Anniversary Season, Part I: Inaugural "Signature Series"

The Trip to Bountiful by Horton Foote
Landscape of the Body by John Guare

2004-05 Paula Vogel Season

The Oldest Profession
The Baltimore Waltz
Hot 'N' Throbbing

2003-04 Bill Irwin Season

The Harlequin Studies*
The Regard Evening*
Mr. Fox: A Rumination*

2002-03 Lanford Wilson Season

Burn This
Book of Days
Fifth of July
Rain Dance

2001-02 All-Premiere Celebration Part 2

The Late Henry Moss by Sam Shepard
Edward Albee's Occupant*
A Few Stout Individuals* by John Guare

2000-01 All-Premiere Celebration Part 1

A Lesson Before Dying by Romulus Linney
The Last of the Thorntons* by Horton Foote
Urban Zulu Mambo by Kia Corthron, Suzan-Lori Parks, Ntozake Shange & Regina Taylor
Thief River* by Lee Blessing

1999-2000 María Irene Fornés Season

Enter the Night
Letters from Cuba*

1998-99 John Guare Season

Marco Polo Sings a Solo
Bosoms and Neglect
Lake Hollywood*

1997-98 Arthur Miller Season

The American Clock
The Last Yankee
I Can't Remember Anything
The Pussycat and the Expert Plumber Who Was a Man
Mr. Peters' Connections*

1996-97 Sam Shepard Season

When the World Was Green co-written with Joseph Chaikin
Tooth of Crime
Killer's Head
The Sad Lament of Pecos Bill on the Eve of Killing his Wife
Curse of the Starving Class

1995-96 Adrienne Kennedy Season

Funnyhouse of A Negro
A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White
June and Jean in Concert*
Sleep Deprivation Chamber* co-written with Adam Kennedy
The Alexander Plays...Suzanne In Stages

1994-95 Horton Foote Season

Talking Pictures
Night Seasons
The Young Man From Atlanta*
Laura Dennis*

1993-94 Edward Albee Season

Edward Albee's Marriage Play
Edward Albee's Counting the Ways and Edward Albee's Listening
Sand: Three Plays by Edward Albee Box, The Sandbox and Finding the Sun
Edward Albee's Fragments

1992-93 Lee Blessing Season

Lake Street Extension
Two Rooms
Patient A*

1991-92 Romulus Linney Season

The Love Suicide of Schofield Barracks
The Sorrows of Frederick
Heathen Valley
A Woman Without a Name

*indicates world premiere production
Pictured above: J Alphonse Nicholson and Simone Missick in Dominique Morissuea's Paradise Blue, photo by Joan Marcus.

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