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Archives

Dominion Stage has been part of Arlington since 1949.  These Archives will give you a taste of what we've been up to over the decades.  We are grateful to the estate of Peggy Mitchell (a founding member and past President) for our extensive collection of programs, which have been digitally scanned to preserve them for the future.

Production
History

1949 - 1959
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • Night of January 16th by Ayn Rand, director unknown, 1949 January
  • The Beautiful People by William Saroyan, directed by Leo Garcin 1951 March
  • Goodbye My Fancy by Fay Kamin, directed by Leo Garcin 1954 May
  • Harvey by Mary Chase, directed by Karl Schuon 1955 November/December
  • January Thaw by William Roos, directed by Adam Uschak 1956 January
  • The Time of the Cuckoo by Arthur Laurents, directed by Leo Garcin 1956 June
  • The Curious Savage by John Patrick, directed by Karl Schuon 1959 March

Production
History

1960 - 1965
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • Little Nell the Orphan Girl, by Nelson Goodie, directed by Harry Kelsey 1960 April
  • Middle of the Night by Paddy Chayefsky, directed by Dodie Westerman 1962 April
  • The Best Man, by Gore Vidal, directed by Robert L. Gains 1963 March
  • Who Was That Lady I Saw You With, by Norman Krasna, directed by Robert L. Gains 1963 May
  • Arms and the Man, by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Robert Trexler 1965 April
  • A View From the Bridge

Production
History

1966 - 1968
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • The Gazebo by Alec Coppel, directed by Charles Kirk 1966 May
  • Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, directed by Bruce Harrison 1967 January
  • A Thousand Clowns by Herb Gardner, directed by Carl Eardley 1967 May
  • You Can't Take it With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, directed by Dorothy McLaughlin Lusk 1967 November
  • Antigone by Jean Anouilh, directed by Bruce Harrison 1968 February
  • The Girls in 509 by Howard Teichmann, direced by Nicki Witty 1968 May

Production
History

1968 - 1969
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • Conventional Dither by unknown, directed by unknown, 1968 July
  • The Pursuit of Happiness by Armina and Lawrence Langner, directed by Frederic L. Eisenmann 1969 February
  • The Marriage Go Round by Leslie Stevens, directed by Dodie Westerman 1969 April
  • A Thurber Carnival by James Thurber, directed by Jill Young Latell 1969 June
  • Epitaph for George Dillon by John Osborne and Anthony Creighton, directed by Dorothy McLaughlin Lusk 1969 November

Production
History

1970 - 1972
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • USA by Paul Shyre and John Dos Passos, directed by Bob Tron 1970 March
  • Black Comedy, by Peter Shaffer, directed by unknown1970 May
  • Enter Laughing by Joseph Stein adapted from Carl Reiner's book, directed by Roger Bale 1970 November
  • All My Sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Boyd Hagy 1971 February
  • You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running, by Robert Anderson, directed by Lillian L. Ruggieri 1971 May
  • Bell, Book and Candle by John van Druten, directed by Frank Akers 1971 November
  • The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Semour Horowitz 1972 February/March

Production
History

1972 - 1974
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • Plaza Suite by Neil Simon, directed by Bruce Harrison 1972 April/May
  • Don’t Drink the Water by Woody Allen, directed by Lillian Martin 1972 November
  • Five Finger Exercise by Peter Shaffer, directed by Carla Rethmeyer 1973 February/March
  • Ernest In Love by Anne Croswell and Lee Pockriss, directed by Adriana Hardy 1973 April
  • Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesserling, directed by Dorothy McLaughlin Lusk 1973 November
  • Dial M For Murder by Frederick Knott, directed by Boyd Hagy 1974 February
  • The Drunkard by Shirley Grossman, directed by Jim McKnight 1974 April

Production
History

1974 - 1975
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux, directed by Carla Rethmeyer 1974 November
  • Ten Little Indians by Agatha Christie, directed by Frank Akers 1975 February
  • The Amorous Flea by Jerry Devine and Bruce Montgomery, directed by Adriana Hardy 1975 May
  • The Eccentricities of A Nightingale by Tennessee Williams, directed by Dorothy Neumann 1975 November

Production
History

1976 - 1978
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • Monique by Dorothy and Michael Blankfort, directed by Chuck Venable 1976 February
  • The Owl and the Pussycat by Bill Manhoff, directed by Katherine Shaw 1976 November
  • Dark of the Moon by Howard Richards and William Berney, directed by Rosalie Moeser 1977 February/March
  • Opal is a Diamond by John Patrick, directed by Ed McCoy 1977 May
  • Born Yesterday by Garson Karin, directed by Duane Bowers 1977 November
  • After the Rain by John Bowen, directed by Vivienne Stewart 1978 March
  • Night Watch by Lucille Fletcher, directed by Cheryl Lieberman 1978 May

Production
History

1978 - 1980
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • Curley McDimple by Robert and Mary Boylan, directed by Adriana Hardy, Ed McCoy 1978 November
  • The Lion in Winter by James Goldman, directed by Beth Ravnholt 1979 March
  • The Rainmaker by N. Richard Nash, directed by Sherry Follmer / Frank Ludwig 1979 May
  • 40 Carats by Barillet and Gredy, adapted by Jay Allen, directed by Joan Donofrio 1980 January/February
  • Picnic by William Inge, directed by Sherry Follmer / Frank Ludwig 1980 March/April
  • Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe, directed by Vivienne Stewart 1980 May
  • She Loves Me by Joe Masteroff and Jerry Boch, directed by Duane Bowers 1980 June
  • Veronica's Room by Ira Levin, directed by Frank Ludwig 1980 October

Production
History

1981 - 1983
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • Two For the Seesaw by William Gibson, directed by Michael Zipser 1981 February
  • Tea and Sympathy by Robert Anderson, directed by Sherry Follmer 1981 March/April
  • Mack and Mabel by Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman, director unknown 1981 May
  • Bus Stop by William Inge, directed by Sherry Follmer 1982 February
  • The Finishing Touches by Jean Kerr, directed by Vivienne Stewart 1982 March/April
  • The Gingerbread Lady by Neil Simon, directed by Adriana Hardy 1982 May
  • Dracula by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, directed by Frank Ludwig 1982 October/November
  • When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? by Mark Medoff, directed by Ed Lockwood 1983 February

Production
History

1983 - 1985
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives

Production
History

1985 - 1987
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives
  • Fifth of July by Lanford Wilson, directed by Karen J. Sugrue 1985 February
  • South Pacific by Rogers and Hammerstein, Joshua Logan, directed by Phil Harris 1985 May
  • Jesus Christ, Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Timothy Rice, directed by Jack Marshall 1985 October/November
  • Agnes of God by John Pielmeier, directed by Rosemary Hartman 1986 January
  • Tribute by Bernard Slade, directed by Sara Cytron 1986 March
  • Monday After the Miracle by William Gibson, directed by Phil Harris 1986 May
  • Evita by Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber, directed by Eric D. Schaeffer 1986 October/November
  • Silent Night Lonely Night by Richard Anderson, directed by Sherry Follmer 1987 January

Production
History

1987 - 1988
Known then as Fairlington Players
Archives

Production
History

1989 - 1990
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • The Hasty Heart by John Patrick, directed by Alan Edick 1989 February/March
  • Little Shop of Horrors directed by Phil Harris 1989 April/May
  • Chicago by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, directed by Curty Somers 1989 October
  • Social Security by Andrew Bergman. directed by Gregory Christopher 1990 February
  • The Nerd by Larry Shue, directed by Betsy Crowell 1990 April
  • The Odyssey by Homer, director unknown, 1990 July
  • Broadway Bound by Neil Simon, directed by Diane Burakow 1990 December

Production
History

1991 - 1993
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Murder Among Friends by Bob Barry, directed by Bart Whiteman 1991 February
  • Teahouse of the August Moon by John Patrick, director unknown1991 April
  • On The Twentieth Century by Betty Comden and  Adoph Green, directed by Stephen R. Hayes 1991 June
  • Quilters by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek, directed by Sherry L. Follmer 1992 January
  • Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry, directed by Karen Sugrue 1992 March
  • La Cage Aux Folles by Harvey Fierstein, Jerry Herman, directed by Allen F. Reed 1992 April
  • Rumors by Neil Simon, directed by Jack Harrell 1992 September
  • Equus by Peter Shaffer, directed by Gloria Dugan 1993 March/April

Production
History

1993 - 1995
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Chess by Benny Anderson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Tim Rice, directed by Andy Clemence 1993 May
  • Present Laughter by Noel Coward, directed by Christopher Shields 1993 September
  • Romance/Romance by Barry Harman, Keith Herrmann, directed by B. Keith Ryder 1993 December
  • I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick, directed by Jack Harrell 1994 February
  • Oklahoma! by Rodgers and Hammerstein, directed by Arthur Rodger 1994 May/June
  • Lettice and Lovage by Peter Shaffer, directed by Larry Baird 1994 September
  • The Visit by Freidrich Duerrenmatt, directed by Joe Schubert 1994 December
  • Filthy Rich by George F. Walker, directed by Jack Harrell 1995 February

Production
History

1995 - 1996
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Big River by Roger Miller, William Hauptman, directed by Phillip L. Harris 1995 May/June
  • Falsettos by William Finn and James Lapine, directed by Frank D. Shutts II 1995 October
  • Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare, directed by B. Keith Ryder 1995 December
  • Jake's Women by Neil Simon, directed by Jack Harrell 1996? January/February
  • The Rainmaker by N. Richard Nash, directed by Ella Reischer 1996? January/February
  • The Night Hank Williams Died by Larry L. King, directed by Randall Jones 1996 March/April
  • The Music Man by Meredith Willson, directed by Sherry Follmer 1996 May
  • Godspell by John-Michael Tebelak, directed by Frank D. Shutts, II 1996 October

Production
History

1997 - 1998
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Grease by Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey, directed by C. Evans Kirk 1997 January/February
  • Out of the Frying Pan by Francis Swann, directed by Phil Harris 1997 March/April
  • Pippen by Roger O. Hirson, Stephen Schwartz, directed by C. Evans Kirk 1997 June
  • Nunsense by Dan Goggin, directed by Christopher Dykton 1997 October
  • Extremities by William Mastrosimone, directed by Eddie Schwartz 1998 January/February
  • Breaking Legs by Tom Dulack, directed by Phil Harris 1998 March/April
  • The Will Rogers Folllies by Peter Stone, directed by Martha Lynch 1998 May/June
  • Dracula by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, directed by C. Evans Kirk 1998 October

Production
History

1999 - 2000
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Biloxi Blues by Neil Simon, directed by David Charles Goyette 1999 February
  • Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean by Ed Graczyk, directed by Sally Story 1999 March
  • Cabaret by Joe Masteroff, directed by Frank D. Shutts, II, Chris Tomasino 1999 June
  • The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan, directed by Joanna Henry 1999 October
  • Kindertransport by Diane Samuels, direced by C. Evans Kirk 2000 January/February
  • The Boys Next Door by Tom Griffin, directed by David Charles Goyette 2000 April
  • Mass Appeal by Bill C. Davis, direced by Todd C. Huse 2000 June
  • Little Mary Sunshine by Rick Besoyan, directed by Bruce and Sherry Follmer 2000 October/November

Production
History

2001 - 2003
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie, directed by Carol A. Strachan 2001 January/February
  • Don’t Dress for Dinner by Marc Camoletti, adapted by Robin Hawdon, directed by Vincent Worthington 2001 April
  • Agnes of God by John Pielmeier, directed by Sheri Ratick Stroud 2001 June
  • The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial by Herman Wouk, directed by Bruce Follmer 2002 January/February
  • Laughter on the 23rd Floor by Neil Simon, directed by J. Glenn Sartori 2002 May/June
  • They're Playing Our Song by Neil Simon, directed by Hans Bachman 2002 October/November
  • Dearly Departed by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones, directed by Jessie Marshall 2003 January
  • An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley, directed by Roland Branford Gomez 2003 April

Production
History

2003 - 2005
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, directed by J. Glenn Sartori 2003 June
  • The Fantasticks by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, directed by Jessie Marshall 2003 October/November
  • The Tale of the Allergist's Wife by Charles Busch, directed by Suzanne Chaudet Maloney 2004 January
  • Duranged by Christopher Durgang, directed by Carl Eisen and Linda Chambers 2004 April
  • Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Jessie Marshall 2004 October
  • Ruthless by Joal Paley, directed by Wade Corder 2005 January
  • Picnic by William Inge, directed by Carol A. Strachan 2005 June
  • Talk Radio by Eric Bogosian, directed by Rob Batarla 2005 October

Production
History

2006 - 2008
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • The Lucky Spot by Beth Henley, directed by Tobin Adkinson 2006 January
  • Tom Sawyer, The Musical by Mark Twain, directed by Scott Olson 2006 March/April
  • Tally's Folly by Lanford Wilson, directed by Bruce Follmer 2006 October
  • Say You Love Satan by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, directed by Scott Olson 2007 January
  • A Fine and Private Place by Peter S. Beagle, directed by Elaine Topodas and J.N. Wickert III 2007 May/June
  • Beautiful Thing by Jonathan Harvey, directed by Scott Olson 2007 October/November
  • The Wild Party by Michael John LaChiusa, George C. Wolf, directed by William D. Parker 2008 January
  • The House of Blue Leaves by John Guare, directed by Matthew Randall 2008 May/June

Production
History

2008 - 2010
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Fat Pig by Neil Labute. directed by Sarah Joy Lebowitz 2008 October/November
  • The Musical of Musicals (the Musical!) by Eric Rockwell, Joanne Bogart, directed by William D. Parker 2009 January
  • Jeffrey by Paul Rudnick, directed by Scott Olson 2009 May/June
  • Glorious by Peter Quilter, directed by Patrick M. Doneghy 2009 September/October
  • Reefer Madness by Kevin Murphy, Dan Studney, directed by Matthew Randall 2010 January
  • Love! Valour! Compassion! by Michelle Bell, directed by Rick Hayes 2010 May/June
  • Altar Boyz! by Gary Adler, Michael Patrick Walker, Kevin Del Aguila, directed by Patrick M. Doneghy 2010 October

Production
History

2011 - 2012
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson, directed by David M. Moretti 2011 January
  • Psycho Beach Party by Charles Busch, directed by Emily Jablonski 2011 June
  • That's What She Sang by Patrick M. Doneghy, directed by Patrick M. Doneghy 2011 July
  • Take Me Out by Richard Greenberg, directed by Matthew Randall 2011 October
  • Dreamgirls by Tom Eyen, direced by Anya Randall Nevill 2012 January
  • November by David Mamet, directed by T. J. Keiter 2012 June
  • Spring Awakening by Steven Sater, directed by William D. Parker 2012 October

Production
History

2013 - 2015
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Avenue Q by Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx, Jeff Whitty, directed by Christopher Guy Thorn 2013 January
  • Bent by Martin Sherman, directed by Shawn g. Byers 2013 June
  • Sordid Lives by  Del Shores, directed by Rick Hayes 2013 October
  • Urinetown the Musical by Mark Hoffman and Greg Kotis, directed by Patrick M. Doneghy, Kevin M. Diana 2014 January
  • The Little Dog Laughed by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Matthew Randall 2014 April/May
  • Bug by Tracy Letts, directed by Jennifer Lyman 2014 October
  • The Great American Trailer Park Musical by Betsy Kelso and David Nehls, directed by David M. Moretti, Kevin M. Diana 2015 January

Production
History

2015 - 2017
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Bachelorette by Leslye Headland, directed by Rob Batarla 2015 May
  • The History Boys by Alan Bennett, directed by Haley Murphy 2016 January
  • The Boys in the Band by Mart Crowley, directed by Rosemary Hartman 2016 April
  • Snakebit by David Marshall Grant, directed by Sarah Joy Lebowitz 2016 June
  • 'Night, Mother by Marsha Norman, directed by Jennifer Lyman 2016 October
  • Evil Dead: The Musical by George Reinblatt, directed by David M. Moretti, Amy Conley 2017 March
  • Gilligan's Fire Island by Jamie Morris, directed by Matthew Randall 2017 June
  • Any Given Monday by Bruce Graham, directed by Jennifer Lyman 2017 September

Production
History

2018 - 2020
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Assassins by Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman, directed by Melissa York-Tilley, Matthew Scarborough 2018 January/February
  • How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel, directed by Sharon Veselic 2018 May
  • Tape by Stephen Belber, directed by Matt J. Bannister 2018 September
  • Heathers by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy, directed by Sam Nystrom, Blake Brophy 2019 January
  • P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! by James Kirkwood, directed by Michael Page 2019 May
  • Last Summer at Bluefish Cove by Jane Chambers, directed by Sharon Veselic 2019 November
  • Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Michael Friedman and  Alex Timbers, directed by Danielle Guy, David Weinraub 2020 January/February

Production
History

2021
Dominion Stage
Archives
  • Online reading with DS original cast of Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, by Jane Chambers, directed by Sharon Veselic, 2021 January
  • Filmed production of Until the Flood, by Dael Orlandersmith, directed by Julie Janson, 2021 January
  • Recorded production of Dead Air, by Greg Jones Ellis (Playwriting Competition One-Act category winner), directed by Carol Jean Clark, 2021 March
  • Recorded production of Tempting the Hand of Fate, by Chuck Smith  (Playwriting Competition Full-Length category winner), directed by Mary Ayala-Bush, 2021 March
  • The Bluest Eye by Lydia R Diamond, based on the novel by Toni Morrison, directed by Eleanore Tapscott 2021 August
  • Five Women Wearing the Same Dress by Alan Ball, directed by Danielle Guy 2021 October
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