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THE CYTO ARCHIVE

Welcome to CYTO's digital archive of past productions - check out CYTO's journey since 1965!

If you would make an addition to this archive with photos of CYTO's past shows that you may have (or subtraction), or if you wish to discuss how photos of you displayed on this page are being used, please get in touch with us at andrewmcpherson@cyto.org.uk

2024

Arcadia
Devised by the company
Directed by Andrew McPherson

(Performed at Stanley Arts in April 2024)

Kiss/ Marry/ Push off Cliff
by Josh Azouz, directed by Andrew McPherson
(Performed at CYTO in March 2024)
(Performed at Southwark Playhouse in April 2024)

The Adventures of Mr Toad
Book, Lyrics and Music by Piers Chater-Robinson, based on " The Wind in the Willows" by Kenneth Grahame
Directed by Andrew McPherson
(January 2024)

2023

XL Fest
Produced by the EXCEL cohort
(December 2023)

The Benefit of Pablo Fanque
Written and directed by Andrew McPherson
Devised by the company
(August 2023)

Brain Freeze
Written and directed by Daisy Barrett-Nash
Devised by the company
(August 2023)

Voxes on Boxes
Directed by Andrew McPherson and Daisy Barrett-Nash
(July 2023)

Strangers Like Me
by Ed Harris, directed by Andrew McPherson and Daisy Barrett-Nash
(March 2023)

2022

The Boy Who Fell into a Book
Musical Adaptation and Lyrics by Paul James
Music by Cathy Shostak and Eric Angus

Directed by Andrew McPherson
(December 2022)

The Border Wall
by Reuben Massiah (devised by the company)
Directed by Andrew Mcpherson

(August 2022)

Fogged
by Maryhee Yoon (devised by the company)
Directed by Daisy Barrett-Nash

(August 2022)

When They Go Low
by Natalie Mitchell
Directed by Daisy Barrett-Nash and Andrew McPherson

(July2022)

Chatroom
by Enda Walsh
Directed by Andrew McPherson

(July2022)

Superglue
by Tim Crouch
Directed by Andrew McPherson

(April 2022)

2021

The Chrysalids

by David Harrower

Original Novel by John Wyndham

Directed by Scott Le Crass

(September 2021)

The Wizard of Oz
Directed by Scott Le Crass
(August 2021)


 

The Jungle Book
by Rudyard Kipling
Choreographed by Anusha Subramanyam
Directed by David Page and Adrienne Cher

(July 2021)

2020

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
(August 2020)

2019

Scrooge
by James Leisy

Directed by Scott Le Crass
(December 2019)

Feather in the Snow
by Philip Ridley
Directed by Scott Le Crass

(July 2019)

Oh! What a Lovely War
by Charles Chilton/Theatre Workshop
Directed by Scott Le Crass

(February 2019)

2018

Star-Crossed (a trio of plays about love)
(July 2018)

2017

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Humbug! (2017)

Humbug!
directed by Liz Bacon
(December 2017)


A Touch of Summer Sun
directed by Dani Baker and Liz Bacon
(July 2017)


Tracing the Past
devised by members, facilitated by Nathan Curry with Sara Templeman
(June 2017)


The Rivals
 
by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, directed by David Page
(March 2017)

2016

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A Drink, A Seat, A Song
A journey through Music Hall complied and directed by Debra Tenant
(December 2016)


Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare, directed by Richard Vincent
(July 2016)


Hay Fever

by Noël Coward, directed by David Page
(March 2016)

A Midsummer Night's Dream (2016)

2015

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Abi Understood
by Richard Vincent, directed by Richard Vincent with Rosie Lyne
(December 2015)


East End Tales
by Fin Kennedy, directed by Nick Rawlings
(July 2015)


Save the Grand
devised by the company, facilitated by Jessica Hodge
(April 2015)


FRESH

devised by members, directed by Rachel Bradley
(March 2015)

Abi Understood (2015)

2014

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Sparkling Ashes
by Richard Vincent, directed by Richard Vincent and Rachel Bradley
(December 2014)


The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde, directed by David Page
(April 2014)


When the Dust Settles
devised by the company, facilitated by Jessica Hodge
(March 2014)

 

Sparkling Ashes (2014)

2013

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The Passion of Oakley Road (2013)

Fiddler on the Roof
directed and choreographed by Amanda Ling
(December 2013)


It's Who You Know
music by Colm Molloy, book and lyrics by Seth Daood, directed by Seth Daood and Colm Molloy
(August 2013)


Equus
by Peter Shaffer, directed by David Page
(July 2014)


The Passion of Oakley Road
written and directed by Richard Vincent

(March 2013)

2012

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Guys and Dolls (2012)

Christmas Cabaret
(December 2012)

Bedroom Farce
by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by David Page
(November 2012)


The Crucible
by Arthur Miller
(July 2012)


Guys and Dolls
directed by Owen Kingston, choreographed by Tash Yates, Musical Director Vanessa Heine
(January 2012)

2011

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Punk Rock (2011)

Christmas Cabaret
(December 2011)

Punk Rock
by Simon Stephens, directed by Joy Gilbert

(November 2011)

Our House
by Tim Firth, music and lyrics by Madness, directed by Viv Berry
(July 2011)


Seussical The Musical
conceived by Eric Idle, Lynn Ahrens, and Stephen Flaherty, based on the works of Dr, Seuss (Theodor Geisel), directed by Viv Berry
(January 2011)

2010

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Song and Dance Show (2010)

Christmas Cabaret
d
irected by Viv Berry
(December 2010)

DNA
by Dennis Kelly, directed by Viv Berry
(November 2010)


Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare, directed by Viv Berry
(July 2010)


Song and Dance Show

directed by Viv Berry, Delores Kumah, Tash Yates, and Vanessa Heine
(May 2010)


The Heights

by Lisa McGee, directed by John Berry 
(April 2010)

Be My Baby

by Amanda Whittington, directed by Kathryn Vincent
(April 2010)

The Wiz

by William F. Brown and Charlie Smalls, directed by Viv Berry
(January 2010)

2009

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West Side Story (2009)

Christmas Cabaret
(December 2009)

Shank
by Richard Vincent
(October 2009)

Sweet Charity

by Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields, and Neil Simon, directed by Viv Berry
(July 2009)

Song and Dance Show

(May 2009)

Skellig

by David Almond, directed by Viv Berry
(April 2009)

West Side Story

by Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents, and Leonard Bernstein, directed by Viv Berry
(January 2009)

2008

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Shank (2008)

Christmas Cabaret
(December 2008)

Dealer's Choice
by Patrick Marber, directed by John Berry
(November 2008)

Female Transport

by Steve Gooch, directed by Kathryn Vincent
(November 2008)

Shank
by Richard Vincent
(July 2008)

Rubbish Pirates

by Nick Kavanagh
(July 2008)

Moonfleece

by Philip Ridley, directed by Viv Berry
Eclipse
by Simon Armitage, directed by John Berry
(March 2008)

Song and Dance Show

(February 2008)

The Arabian Nights
adapted by Dominic Cooke, directed by Viv Berry

(January 2008)

2007

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Jungle Book (2007)

Christmas Cabaret
(December 2007)

Serving It Up
by David Eldridge, directed by John Berry
(November 2007)


Free at Last
compiled by Tanya Whittick, Kathryn Vincent, and Kamali Ekeama

(October 2007)

Into the Woods

by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Viv Berry
(July 2007)


20 Foot Deep, 30 Feet High
by Richard Vincent, directed by Viv Berry and Richard Vincent
(July 2007)

The Alchemist

by Ben Jonson, directed by Owen Kingston
(April 2007)

Sparkleshark

by Philip Ridley, directed by Kathryn Vincent
(April 2007)


Song and Dance Show
(February 2007)

The Jungle Book
adapted by John Hartoch from Rudyard Kipling
directed by Alan Clarke

(January 2007
)

2006

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Fearful & Freedom (2006)

Christmas Cabaret
(December 2006)

1984

adapted by Andrew Cowie from the novel by George Orwell
directed by John Berry
(November 2006)
 
Fearful
devised by the cast with Viv Berry and Richard Vincent
Freedom
devised by Tanya Whittick with the dancers
(July 2006)


The Miracle
by Lin Coghlan, directed by Viv Berry
(March 2006)

Song and Dance Show

(February 2006)

2005

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Twelfth Night (2005)

Christmas Cabaret
(December 2005)

Ruby

by Richard Vincent, directed by Richard Vincent and Viv Berry
(November 2005)

Once on This Island
book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the
novel by Rosa Guy, directed by Viv Berry, Sean Mclevy, Tanya Whittick, and Tash Yates
(July 2005)


New Place
by Tanya Whittick and Anita Wadsworth, directed by Tanya Whittick
(June 2005)


The Good Person of Szechwan
by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Viv Berry
(March 2005)

Evening of Song and Dance
dir
ected by Viv Berry, Tanya Whittick, and Tash Yates
(February 2005)

Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare, directed by Alan Clarke and Viv Berry
(December 2004 - January 2005)

2004

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Road (2004)

Little Shop of Horrors
by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, directed by Viv Berry, Tanya Whittick, and Tash Yates
(July 2004)


Can You Keep a Secret?
by Winsome Pinnock, directed by Robert Wolstenholme
(May 2004)

Road
by Jim Cartwright, directed by Viv Berry
(April 2004)


Evening of Song and Dance

directed by Viv Berry, Tanya Whittick, and Tash Yates
(March 2004)

Christmas Blast
by Viv Berry and Sean McLevy, directed by Viv Berry
(January 2004)
 

2003

Christmas Cabaret
(December 2003)

Summer Shorts

devised by the company, directed by Alan Clarke, Robert Wolstenholme, and Helen Linsell
(April 2003)

Was He Anyone?
by N. F. Simpson, directed by Robert Wolstenholme
(April 2003)


Bollywood Breakfast Dreams
devised by the company, directed by Malti Patel, Sarina Gascon, and Jan Koene
(March 2003)

 

2002

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Christmas Cabaret
(December 2002)

Threepenny Opera
by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Jan Koene and Viv Berry
(November 2003)

A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare, directed by Jan Koene
(March 2003)


It's Your Choice

devised by participants with Jan Koene, Viv Berry, and Sean McLevy
(March 2003)
 

It's Your Choice (2002)

2001

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Tome Paine (2001)

Pokey-Nose
by Jan Koene on themes devised by Jan Koene
(December 2001 - January 2002)


Dance Evening
directed by Lisa Cohen
(October 2001)

H2O
devised by members, directed by Roxan Kamali
(October 2001)


Educating Rita

by Willy Russell, directed by Harry MacDonald
(July 2001)

Tom Paine
by Paul Foster, directed by Jan Koene
(July 2001)

The Government Inspector

by Nikolai Gogol, directed by Jan Koene
(February 2001)

2000

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The Real Inspector Hound (2000)

Frankenstein - The Panto
by CYTO members/Jan Koene, directed by Jan Koene
(December 2000)


The Real Inspector Hound
by Tom Stoppard, directed by Jan Koene
(October 2000)

35th Birthday Party Cabaret
various, directed by Jan Koene and others
(September 2000)


Summer School

musical theatre esp Cabaret directed by Jan Koene
(September 2000)


The Red Velvet Goat
by Josephina Niggli, directed by Ariella Eshed
(July 2000)


The Unusual Suspects
video, Saksit Pisalasupongs
(February 2000)

1999

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The Women of Troy (1999)

Rumpelstiltskin
by Norman Robbins, directed by Jan Koene
(December 1999)


The Inmates of the Convent of St. Mary Egyptian
by Jose Martin Recuerda, directed by Jan Koene
(October 1999)

The Maids
by Jean Genet, directed by Jan Koene
(August-September 1999)

Two
by Jim Cartwright, directed by David Page
(July 1999)

Club Shakespeare
by William Shakespeare et al, directed by Adam Curtis
(March 1999)

The Women of Troy

by Euripides, directed by Caterina Loriggio
(March 1999)

1998

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The Babes in the Woods (1998)

The Babes in the Wood
by Norman Robbins, directed by Caterina Loriggio
(December 1998)


1812
by Peter Strangham, directed by Sam Kronis
(November 1998)

Going Solo
devised, directed by Glen Supple

(November 1998)

Drug Project
directed by Caterina Loriggio
(October 1998)

Summer School
(August 1998)

The Rover
by Aphra Behn, directed by Caterina Loriggio
(July 1998)

Croydon Carnival Procession
(July 1998)

Eclipse

by Simon Armitage, directed by Heather Davies
(June 1998)

New Addington Carnival

(May 1998)

LARGE 2 - Live

performed by LARGE
(April 1998)

Once a Catholic
by Marry O'Malley, directed by Kathryn Vincent
(April 1998)

Equus

by Peter Shaffer (open rehearsals), directed by Richard Vincent
(March 1998)

1997

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The Wizard of Oz (1997)

The Wizard of Oz
by L Frank Baum, directed by Kathryn Vincent
(December 1997)


Rope
by Patrick Hamilton, directed by Andrew Allen
(November 1997)

3001 - Summer School Showcase
devised, directed by Alison Lewis
(August 1997)

Our Day Out
by Willy Rissell, directed by Sean Mclevy
(July 1997)

Croydon Music Day
(June 1997)

The Elephant Man

by Bernard Pomerance, directed by Katheryn Vincent
(June 1997)

Cabaret
John Kander/Fred Ebb/Joe Masteroff/John Van Druten/ Christopher Isherwood, directed by Natalie Wreyford. (Cheron Productions)
(March 1997)

The Normal Heart

by Larry Kramer, directed by Richard Vincent
(February 
1997)

1996

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Summer School (1996)

The Snow Queen
by Hans Christian Anderson, directed by Sean McLevy
(December 1996)


Nineteen Eighty-Four
by George Orwell, directed by Sam Kronis
(November 1996)

LARGE - Live
performed by LARGE
(November 1996)

Cider with Rosie
from Laurie Lee's Novel, directed by Nick Murchie
(October 1996)

Summer School
(August 1996)

US

by Dave Kurley and Andrew Allen, directed by Sean McLevy
(July 1996)

Vinegar Tom

by Caryl Churchill, directed by Chris Routh
(June 1996)

Agnes of God

by John Pielmeier, directed by Heather Millar
(March 1996)

The Mysteries (The Nativity)
by Tony Harrison, directed by Richard Vincent
(March 1996)

1995

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Antigone (1995)

The Jungle Book
by Rudyard Kipling, directed by Sean McLevy
(December 1995
)

The Last of the Red Hot Lovers
by Neil Simon, directed by Natalie Wreyford
(November 1995)

The Island
by James Saunders, directed by Elaine English
(November 1995)

Summer School
(August 1995)

7
devised by members, written by Dave Kurley, directed by Sean McLevy
(July 1995)

Dreams of Anna Frank
by Bernard Kops, directed by Phil Rainer
(June 1995)

Whale Music
by Anthony Minghella, directed by Joanne Adams
(March 1995)

Antigone

by Sophocles, directed by Richard Vincent
(March 1995)

1994

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The Lesson (1994)

A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens, directed by Alan Clarke
(December 1994)


Dracula
by Liz Lockhead, directed by Richard Vincent
(November 1994)

The Lesson
by Eugene Ionesco, directed by Stephen Lynch and Natalie Wreyford
(October 1994)

Summer School
(August 1994)

Tonight We Improvise

by Luigi Pirandello, directed by Massimo Marinoni
(July 1994)

Suddenly Last Summer

by Tennessee Williams, directed by Kathryn Openshaw
(June 1994)

Loot

by Joe Orton, directed by Sean McLevy
(June 1994)

Daisy Pulls It Off
by Denise Deegan, directed by Heather Millar
(April 1994)

A Taste of Honey
by Shelagh Delaney, directed by Richard Vincent
(March 
1994)

Blue Remembered Hills

by Dennis Potter, directed by Steve Reynolds
(February 1994)

1993

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The Pied Piper (1993)

The Pied Piper
by Adrian Mitchell, directed by Steve Reynolds
(December 1993)


The Imaginary Invalid
by Moliere, directed by Elspeth McBain
(November 1993)

A View from the Bridge
by Arthur Miller, directed by Richard Vincent
(October 1993)

Our Country's Good
by Timberlake Wertenberger, directed by Simon Chiplen
(July 1993)


A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare, directed by Steve Reynolds
(June 1993)

Invisible Friends

by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Simon Chiplen
(April 1993)

No More Sitting on the Old School Bench

by Alan Bleasdale, directed by Jackie Fielding
(March 1993)

Shakers
by John Godber and Jane Thornton, directed by Heather Millar
(February 1993)
 

1992

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The Crucible (1992)

Bugsy Malone
by Alan Parker, directed by Steve Reynolds
(December 1992)


The Comedy of Errors
by William Shakespeare, directed by Elaine Kidd
(November 1992)

Metamorphosis
by Steven Berkoff, directed by Jackie Fielding
(October 1992)

Once in a Lifetime
by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, directed by Jackie Fielding
(July 1992)


The Glass Menage
rie
by Tennessee Williams, directed by Andrew Allen
(July 1992)

The Real Inspector Hound

by Tom Stoppard, directed by Steve Reynolds
(July 1992)

The Crucible
by Arthur Miller, directed by Steve Reynolds
(April 1992)

Lysistrata
by Aristophanes, directed by Emma Godfrey
(March 1992)

Extracts from a number of plays

directed by Alan Clarke
(January 1992)

1991

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Of Mice and Men (1991)

A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens, directed by Alan Clarke
(December 1991)

Toad of Toad Hall
by A. A. Milne, directed by Sarah Tripp
(December 1991)

Wild Oats
by John O'Keeffe, directed by John Clayton and Betsy Garrett
(October 1991)

Tickle
by David Wood, directed by Johnathan Linsley and Paula Tappenden
(July 1991)


Hobson's Choice
by Harold Brighouse, directed by Sakkt Stamp
(June 1991)

Reaping The Wind

written and directed by Jeremy Bennett
(May 1991)

Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck, directed by Phil Lynch
(April 1991)

Bouncers
by John Godber, directed by Sarah Tripp
(March 1991)

Twelfth Night

by William Shakespeare, directed by Betsy Garrett
(February 1991)

1990

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Fireraisers (1990)

The Gingerbread Man
by David Wood, directed by Iain Potter and Elspeth McBain
(December 1990)

The Accrington Pals
by Peter Whelan, directed by John Clayton
(November 1990)

The Lover
by Harold Pinter, directed by Audrey Cahill
(October 1990)

Fireraisers
by Max Frisch, directed by Phil Lynch

Snoopy
from Charles M. Schultz, directed by Peter Boon
(July 1990)

Alpha and Omega

written and directed by Jeremy Bennett
(June 1990)

Zigger Zagger
by Peter Terson, directed by Alan Clarke (in collaboration with Eldon PHAB)
(May 1990)

The Sea
by Edward Bond, directed by Jenny Bolt (a First Stage Theatre Company production)
(April 1990)

Torch

by Juliet Foster, directed by Richard Garrett
(March 1990)


The Narrow Road to the Deep North

by Edward Bond, directed by Jenny Bolt
(January 1990)


Just So Stories
Rudyard Kipling/Richard Mitchley, directed by Elspeth McBain

(December 1989 - January 1990)

1989

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The Thwarting of Baron Bollingrew (1989)

A Christmas Carol
(reading)
by Charles Dickens, directed by the
 Croydon Histrionic Society
(December 1989)

Arsenic and Old Lace
by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Sally Stamp
(November 1989)

The Merchant of Venice
by William Shakespeare, directed by Phil Lynch
(October 1989)

The Thwarting of Baron Bollingrew
by Robert Bolt, directed by Alan Clarke
(September 1989)


The Entertainer
by John Osborne, directed by Valerie Beagley
(August 1989)

Daisy Pulls It Off

by Denise Deegan, directed by Betsy Garrett and Elspeth McBain
(July 1989)

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Zoo Story
by Edward Albee, directed by Phil Supple and Zubin Varla
(June 1989)

After Liverpool
by James Saunders, directed by Brian Jobson (with the Croydon Histrionic Society)
(May 1989)

It's a Girl

by John Burrows, directed by Elspeth McBain
(April 1989)

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Phil Lynch

(April 1989)

Entertaining Mr. Sloane
by Joe Orton, directed by Paul Morgan
(March 1989)

1988

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Bedroom Farce (1988)

Road
by Jim Cartwright, directed by Jenny Bolt (a First Stage Theatre Company production)
(December 1988)

Animal Farm
by Goerge Orwell, adapted by Peter Hall, directed by Alan Clarke
(December 1988)

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
by Jay Presson Allen, adapted from the novel by Muriel Spark
directed by Elspeth McBain
(November 1988)

Can't Pay, Won't Pay
by Dario Fo, directed by David Thompson
(November 1988)


Golden Pathway Annual
by John Burrows, directed by James Lyne
(September 1988)

Experience

devised and directed by David Thompson and Peter Waters
(July 1988)

Oh, What a Lovely War!
by Charles Chilton/Theatre Workshop, directed by Harry MacDonald
(July 1988)

Plenty
by David Hare, directed by Ian MacDonald
(May 1988)

The Gingerbread Lady

by Neil Simon, directed by Peter Waters
(April 1988)

An Evening of Improvisation
(March 1989)

Bedroom Farce
by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Harry MacDonald
(March 1988)

Anna Christie

by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Michelle Vernier
(February 1988)

Glass Menagerie

by Tennessee Williams, directed by Ian MacDonald
(January 1988)

1987

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The Wizard of Oz (1987)

Under Milk Wood
by Dylan Thomas, directed by Peter Waters
(December 1987)

Red Devils
by Debbie Horsfield, directed by Harry MacDonald
(November 1987)


Stag and Hens
by Willy Russell, directed by Ian MacDonald
(October 1987)

The Accidental Death of an Anarchist
by Dario Fo, directed by David Thompson
(July 1987)


Cabaret
John Kander/Fred Ebb/Joe Masteroff/John Van Druten/ Christopher Isherwood, directed by Harry MacDonald
(June