New Works Festival Timeline

 
Memphis

Book & lyrics by Joe DiPietro

Music & additional lyrics by David Bryan

TheatreWorks Mainstage 2004   

North Shore Music Theatre, MA 2004  

La Jolla Playhouse 2008  

5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle 2009  

Broadway 2009  

Winner of 4 Tony Awards 2010  

National Tour 2011-2013  

West End, London 2014  

4 Olivier award nominations  


2002

The Mistress Cycle

Book & lyrics by Beth Blatt

Music by Jenny Giering

•  Apple Tree Theatre, Chicago 2009

 

My Ántonia

By Scott Schwartz

Based on the novel by Willa Cather

Original music by Stephen Schwartz

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2004

•  Rubicon Theatre Company, Ventura 2008

 
Baby Taj

By Tanya Shaffer

TheatreWorks Mainstage 2005  

 

Caraboo

Book by Marsha Norman

Lyrics by Beth Blatt

Music by Jenny Giering

Goodspeed Musicals, CT 2006  

 

Jerry Christmas

Book by Daniel Goldfarb

Music & lyrics by Andrew Lippa

2003

Striking 12

Book, music, & lyrics by Brendan Milburn, Rachel Sheinkin, & Valerie Vigoda

•  The Old Globe 2003

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2004

•  Off-Broadway 2006

Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia 2007

•  Capitol Repertory Company, Albany 2008

•  SpeakEasy, Boston 2010

•  Waterloo East Theatre, London 2010

•  The Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach 2014

 
Coyote Creek Flat

By David Ford

 

The Water

Book & lyrics by Jeffery Hylton

Book by Tim Werenko

Music by Georgia Stitt

2004

Party Come Here

Book by Daniel Goldfarb

Music & lyrics by David Kirshenbaum

Williamstown Theatre Festival 2007

 

Malaya

By Chay Yew

 
The Funkentine Rapture

Book by Lee Summers & Ben Blake

Music & lyrics by Lee Summers

 

Laughing Without an Accent

Written by Firoozeh Dumas

Developed by David Ford

 

Piece

Book by Tara Smith

Music & lyrics by Scott Alan

2005

Vrooommm

By Janet Allard

•  Summer Play Festival, NYC 2007

 

Wheelhouse

By Gene Lewin, Brendan Milburn, & Valerie Vigoda

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2012

 
American Klepto

By Allison Moore

 

Asphalt Beach 

Book by Peter Spears & T.C. Smith

Music & lyrics by Andrew Lippa


Emma

Book, lyrics, & music by Paul Gordon

TheatreWorks Mainstage 2007  

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park 2008  

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis 2008  

The Old Globe 2011  

Arizona Theatre Company 2012  

TheatreWorks Mainstage 2015  

2006

Big Red Sun

Book by John Jiler

Music & lyrics by Georgia Stitt

 

The Drunken City

By Adam Bock

•  Playwrights Horizons, NYC 2008

•  Steppenwolf, Chicago 2013

 

Mezzulah, 1946

By Michele Lowe

•  City Theatre, Pittsburgh 2007

•  Florida Stage 2008

 

Something’s Wrong with Amandine

Book by Winter Miller

Music by Lance Horne           

 
The Burnt Part Boys

Book by Mariana Elder

Lyrics by Nathan Tysen

Music by Chris Miller

Vineyard Theatre and Playwrights Horizons, co-production NYC 2009  

Third Street Theatre/West Coast Ensemble, Los Angeles 2013  


These Shining Lives

By Melanie Marnich

CenterStage Baltimore 2008  

Stoneham Theatre, Stoneham, MA 2013  

           

Writing Arthur (now Finding Arthur…I think.)

Book, music & lyrics by David Austin

Additional story development by Jennifer Maloney

2007

Equivocation

By Bill Cain

•  Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2009

•  Seattle Repertory Theatre 2009

•  Marin Theatre Company 2009

•  Geffen Playhouse 2009

•  Manhattan Theatre Company 2010

•  Arena Stage 2012

•  Victory Gardens Theater 2012

•  Belfry Theatre, Victoria , BC 2014

•  Circa Theatre, New Zealand 2014

•  Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum 2014

•  Colorado Shakespeare Festival 2016

 
Creating Claire

By Joe DiPietro

Cape Cod Theatre Project 2009  

George Street Playhouse 2010  

 

Girlfriend

Book by Todd Almond

Music & lyrics by Matthew Sweet

Berkeley Repertory Theatre 2010  

Actors Theatre of Louisville 2013  

Center Theatre Group, LA 2015  

2008

Touch(ed)

By Bess Wohl

•  Pioneer Theatre Company 2009

•  Williamstown Theatre Festival 2011

 

Unlock’d

Book & lyrics by Sam Carner

•  Music by Derek Gregor

•  Prospect Theater Company NYC 2013

 
The North Pool

By Rajiv Joseph

TheatreWorks Mainstage 2011  

Barrington Stage Company 2012  

Winner of the Glickman Award for Best Play 2011  

Off-Broadway Vineyard Theatre 2013  

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park 2014  

 

The Sparrow and The Birdman

By Raquel Bitton and Chris Smith

 

Tales from the Bad Years

By Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk

2009

Auctioning the Ainsleys

By Laura Schellhardt

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2010

•  Dog and Pony Theatre, Chicago 2010

•  Theatre 502, Louisville 2013

•  People’s Light, Pennsylvania 2015


Ernest Shackleton Loves Me

Book by Joe DiPietro

Music by Brendan Milburn

Lyrics by Valerie Vigoda

•  Balagan Theatre/Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle 2014

•  George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, New Jersey 2015

 

Makeover

Book & lyrics by Darrah Cloud

Music by Kim D. Sherman

 
Fly By Night

Conceived by Kim Rosenstock

By Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick, & Kim Rosenstock

TheatreWorks Mainstage 2011  

Dallas Theatre Center 2013  

Playwrights Horizon 2014  

 

Great Wall

Book by Kevin Merritt

Music & lyrics by Kevin So


Variations on a Theme

By Anna Ziegler

2010

How To Write a New Book for the Bible

By Bill Cain

•  Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Seattle Repertory Theatre, co-production 2011

•  Pacific Theatre, Canadian Premiere 2012

•  South Coast Repertory 2012

•  Round House Theatre 2013

•  Pacific Theatre, Vancouver, BC 2013

•  People’s Light, Pennsylvania 2015

 

Red Clay

Book & lyrics by Jeff Hughes

Music by Scott Ethier

 
Little Rock

By Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj

 

The Giver

Book & lyrics by Nathan Christensen

Music by Scott Murphy

 

Up North

By Joe Tracz

2011

Upright Grand

By Laura Schellhardt

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2012

 

Wild With Happy

By Colman Domingo

•  Public Theatre, NYC 2012

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2013

•  CenterStage Baltimore 2014

 
Triangle

Music by Curtis Moore

Lyrics by Thomas Mizer

Book by Thomas Mizer, Curtis Moore, and Joshua Scher

Lyric Theatre, Oklahoma City 2014  

TheatreWorks Mainstage 2015  

 

The Trouble with Doug

Music by Will Aronson

Lyrics by Daniel Maté

Book by Will Aronson and Daniel Maté

Inspired by Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis

Arts Garage, Delray Beach, FL 2014  

2012

Being Earnest

Music by Paul Gordon and Jay Gruska

Book and Lyrics by Paul Gordon

From the play by Oscar Wilde

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2013

 

The Loudest Man on Earth

By Catherine Rush

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2013

 

Sleeping Rough

By Kara Manning

•  Page 73, NYC 2013

 
Cubamor

Book and Lyrics by James D. Sasser

Music and Lyrics by Charles Vincent Burwell

Based on the independent film Cubamor by Joshua Bee Alafia

 

Gather at the River

By Laura Marks

2013

The Great Pretender

By David West Read

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2014

 

Mrs. Hughes

Music & Lyrics by Sharon Kenny

Book by Janine Nabers

 

Laugh

By Beth Henley

•  Studio Theatre, Washington, D.C. 2015

 
Norman Rockwell’s America

Book by Lynne Kaufman

Music & Lyrics by Alex Mandel

 

The Disappearing Man

Music, Lyrics, & Book by Jahn Sood

 

Describe the Night

By Rajiv Joseph

2014

An Entomologist’s Love Story

By Melissa Ross

 

tokyo fish story

By Kimber Lee

•  South Coast Repertory 2015

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2016

•  The Old Globe 2016

 
Marie and Rosetta

By George Brant

Atlantic Theater Company Fall 2016  

 

The Man in the Ceiling

Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa

Book by Jules Feiffer

Bay Street  Theater 2017   

 

Man and Beast

By Lynn Rosen

2015

The There There

By Jason Gray Platt

 

Confederates

By Suzanne Bradbeer

•  TheatreWorks Mainstage 2016

 

The Paper Raincoat

(Late night extra)

Music, Book, and Lyrics by Alex Wong, Amber Rubarth, and Devon Copley

 
Something Wicked This Way Comes

Music & Lyrics by Neil Bartram

Book by Brian Hill

 

The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Min Kahng

2016

Eddie the Marvelous, Who Will Save the World

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses

 

Archduke

By Rajiv Joseph

•  Center Theatre Group 2017

 

I Enter the Valley

By Dipika Guha