Mainstage History

Mainstage Theatre & Dance Productions: The Whole List

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

Please click titles to see production photos from the past several seasons.

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

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   #
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  #
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   #
Moving Stories 2007   #+
New Voices 2007   #
Master Choreographers 2008
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   #
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: EmigrĂ© and Exit: A Hamlet Fantasy   +
2004-2005 Tartuffe
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   +
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
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
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   #
Student Choreographed Concert   #
Top Girls
Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert
1996-1997 Fefu and Her Friends
The Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert
Peer Gynt
Student Choreographed Concert   #
The Kafka Project   +
1995-1996 Medea
The Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert
Oleanna   #
Student Choreographed Concert   #
Cloud Nine
1994-1995 Crimes of the Heart
The Muhlenberg Dancers in Concert
Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
A Chorus Line
1993-1994 Lydie Breeze
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
The Miracle Worker
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
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
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
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