Production History

PLAY,
PLAYWRIGHT, DIRECTOR
1989-90

WILLING
By Simone Juda Press, Directed by Alexa Kelly
THE BIG FAT NAKED TRUTH
By Gary Garrison Directed by Gary Garrison
THE HOSTAGE
By Brendan Behan Directed By Alexa Kelly
BACHELOR FLATS
By Jan Buttram Directed by Alexa Kelly
ON THE VERGE
By Eric Overmeyer Directed by Marc Raphael
DEEP IN THE HEART OF…
By Sara Brown Directed by Pat Brown

1990-91
THE JEOPARDY ALTERNATIVE
Doug Wright, Alexa Kelly
ARMS AND THE MAN
G. B. Shaw, David Zarko,
REBELS WITH A CAUSE One Acts
Various, Raphael/Keogh/Dobie
SHIVAREE
William Mastrosimone, Terrence Lamude
NEW YORK CABARET multiple, Alexa Kelly

1991-92
UNDER MILKWOOD
Dylan Thomas, Alexa Kelly
CANDIDA
G. B. Shaw, David Zarko
CAPTIVE
Jan Buttram, Celine Havard
NIGHT MUST FALL
Emlyn Williams, Marc Raphael
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
Shakespeare, Terrence Lamude
PHILADELPHIA & CUTTING LOOSE
Weinstein/ Bendo/Raphael, & Kelly

1992-93
LOVERS
Brian Friel, Alexa Kelly
BUTTERCUP
Carey Barney, Charlie Hensley
MAJOR BARBARA
G. B. Shaw, Marc Raphael
CLOUD 9
Carryl Churchill,Paul Wagar
WORM IN THE HEART
Paul Minx, Bill Roudebush
ANOTHER KIND OF HERO(Workshop)
Lezley Steele Alexa Kelly

1993-94
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
Anton Chekhov, Alexa Kelly
LOOSE CANNONS
Margaret Hunt, John Hickock
WOMAN IN MIND
Alan Ayckbourn, Ray Collins
MISALLIANCE
G. B. Shaw, Marc Raphael
ONE ACT FESTIVAL
Multiple, Multiple
STRANGER ON THE ROAD TO JERICHO
Lezley Steele, Alexa Kelly

1994-95
OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR
Joan Littlewood, Alexa Kelly
DOWN AT JOHNNIE D’S
Margaret Hunt, Kim Hughes
SPOKEN LIES, SCORCHING SECRETS
Critt/Flemings, Critt/Lally
NIGHT MOTHER
Marsha Norman, Elaine Smith
SOMEONE WHO’LL WATCH OVER ME
Frank McGuinness, Bill Quigley
EDITH WHARTON’S NEW YORK
Paul Minx, Alexa Kelly

1995-96
EDITH WHARTON’S MANHATTAN
Paul Minx/Kelly, Alexa Kelly
SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN
Craig Pospisil, Paul Moss
MUMBO JUMBO
Penney/Steele, Alexa Kelly
VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM
Charles Busch, Tom Aulino
NIGHT MUST FALL
Emlyn Williams, Robyn Lee
THE HOLLOW
Agatha Christie, Alexa Kelly
THE SPECKLED BAND
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle/Kelly, Paul Moss
STUDIO ’96
BUTTERSCOTCH
Barbara L. Smith, Laurie E. Calahan
A CHOICE OF HEROES
Walter B. Levis, Elaine Smith
LEMONADE
Michael T. Folie, Tom Herman

1996-97
TOP GIRLS
Caryl Churchill, Alexa Kelly
ARDI’S AT FIVE
Luigi Jannuzzi, Elizabeth Rothan
GRACELAND & ASLEEP ON THE WIND
Ellen Byron, Loprieno/Scudder
THAT TIME OF YEAR
Gregory Freelon, Kelly/Freelon
THEATRE SHORTS/One Act Play Festival
various NYU, TISCH Playwrights
THE BEAR WENT OVER THE MOUNTAIN
Michael Champagne, Robyn Lee
THE SEAGULL
Chekhov/Kelly, Alexa Kelly
STUDIO ’97
CASUALTIES
Joe DiMiceli, Tom Herman
WALKING ON WATER
Paul Minx, Adriene Thompson

1997-98
BLACK STAR RISING(Reading)
Doug Williams, Alexa Kelly
THE GOOD WOMAN OF SETZUAN
Brecht (Musical Adaptation by Bentley/Rice), Alexa Kelly
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THINK TWICE
Ayn Rand, Tom Herman
DEATH MASQUE
Lezley Steele, Alexa Kelly/Carol Kastendieck
Monthly DISCOVERY PROJECT Various
Monthly POEMS AND POETS Various

1998-1999
Bare Bones Classic Season
JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK
Sean O’Casey, Alexa Kelly
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THE LOWER DEPTHS
Maxim Gorky, Thelma Carter
macBETH
Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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Main Stage
RIGHT YOU ARE IF YOU THINK YOU ARE
Pirandello, Alexa Kelly
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Monthly OPAL PROJECT
Monthly POEMS AND POETS
STUDIO ’99
LIVING WITH DRAGONS
Kevin Brofsky, Craig Rhyne

1999-2000
MAJOR BARBARA
George Bernard Shaw, Ann Bowen
THE COUNTRY WIFE
William Wycherley, Alexa Kelly
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MARY STEWART
Frederich Schiller, Tom Herman
MACBETH
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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2000-2001
MISALLIANCE
George Bernard Shaw, Ann Bowen
GALA BENEFIT
Hosted by Richard Skipper as Ms. Carol Channing
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TOWARDS ZERO
Agatha Christie, Alexa Kelly
KING LEAR
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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TWELFTH NIGHT
William Shakespeare, Louis Lopardi
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THE TEMPEST
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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2001-2002
A FLEA IN HER EAR
Georges Feydeau, Alexa Kelly
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MURDER ON THE NILE
Agatha Christie, Alexa Kelly
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THE TEMPEST
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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ALEXANDRA’S WEB
H. Richard Silver, Alexa Kelly
ARMS AND THE MAN
George Bernard Shaw, Anthony Patton

2005
A MIDSDUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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2006
ROMEO & JULIET
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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CHAOS THEORY
Anuvab Pal, Alexa Kelly
JUSTICE
Lezley Steele, Alexa Kelly

2007
W.E.B. DU BOIS
du Bois/Kelly, Alexa Kelly
THE TEMPEST
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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2008
Vengeance
Lezley Steele, Alexa Kelly

TWELFTH NIGHT
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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2009
W.E.B. DU BOIS: A MAN FOR ALL TIMES
Du Bois/Kelly, Alexa Kelly
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (touring)
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly

2010
LADIES IN RETIREMENT
Edward Percy & Reginald Denham, Amnon Kabatchnik
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CHAOS THEORY
Anuvab Pal, Alexa Kelly
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MACBETH
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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2011
W.E.B. DU BOIS: A MAN FOR ALL TIMES
Du Bois/Kelly, Alexa Kelly

COURAGE: FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE
New works from our Playwrights’ Lab.

AS YOU LIKE IT
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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2012
W.E.B. DU BOIS: THE MAN AND HIS TIMES
(59E59 & Edinburgh Festival Fringe)
Du Bois/Kelly, Alexa Kelly
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, 2012
William Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
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2013                                                                                                              CHANGE: From the Page to the Stage, III                                                                   Our Playwrights’ Lab Playwrights, various directors                                            More information

A MAN FOR ALL TIMES: W.E.B. DU BOIS                                                           Kelly, Alexa Kelly                                                                                                Korzo Theatre, The Hague, Holland                                                           Wittenberg Castle, Holland

V & A Museum, London
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THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
Shakespeare, Alexa Kelly
The Amphiteatre, Riverbank State Park, New York
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2014                                                                                                                            A MAN FOR ALL TIMES: W.E.B. DU BOIS                                                                 Kelly/Alexa Kelly  Mahaiwe Theatre, Great Barrington, MA.  U-Mass, and St John’s Congregational Church, Springfield MA.

Romeo and Juliet                                                                                          Shakespeare/Alexa Kelly                                                                                            The Amphitheatre, Riverbank State Park, Harlem, New York                                      Rutgers University, Newark, NJ                                                                                  Click for Pictures

2015

W.E.B. DU BOIS: A MAN FOR ALL TIMES                                                                 St John’s Congregational Church & Central High School, Springfield, MA              SHAKESPEARE’S PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY  Click for Pictures                                Alexa Kelly/Kelly                                                                                                    The Amphitheatre, Riverbank State Park, Harlem, NYC

W.E.B. DU BOIS: A MAN FOR ALL TIMES                                                       National Black Theatre Festival, Winston Salem, NC

Readings:                                                                                                           Martin Zuckerman’s THE AMERICAN,                                                                   Josh Drimmer’s PUNCHER’S CHANCE,                                                           Lorraine Liscio’s CITY OF LADIES,                                                                   Suzann Capra’s LOVE ME, LOVE ME NOT

2016

W.E.B. DU BOIS: A MAN FOR ALL TIMES  (Library Tour),                                 W.E.B. DU BOIS: A MAN FOR ALL TIMES,                                                           New York International Fringe Festival, 64E4 E 4th Street,                          

Readings:                                                                                                           Martin Zuckerman’s THE AMERICAN (Midtown International Theatre Festival)           Larry Raiken’s BOOK OF JUDGES,                                                                     Carol Bugge’s STRINGS,