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Atholton High School Production History

If you can add to this list (information by e-mail, Fax, scans or hard copies of programs, etc), we would love to hear from you.

 

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Atholton High School Drama Department

Nathan Rosen, director (since the fall of 1997)

6520 Freetown Road, Columbia, Maryland 21044

410-313-7065 Fax 410-313-7078

nathan_rosen@hcpss.org

 

Major productions directed by Nathan Rosen since Fall, 1997

 

*World premiere productions

 

Year Play Name
2015 - Fall  
2015 - Spring Legally Blonde
2014 - Fall You Can't Take It With You by Hart and Kaufman
2014 - Spring Curtains
2013 - Fall Snow Angel by David Lindsay-Abaire
2013 - Spring The Wedding Singer
2012 - Fall Dream Girl by Elmer Rice
2012 - Spring Disney's Beauty and the Beast
2011 - Fall

Love is Awkward  by Melissa Stuppy AHS ('09)

Present Tense by John McNamara

2011 - Spring The Drowsy Chaperone 

Music and Lyrics

by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison

Book by Bob Marting

and Don McKellar

2010 - Fall

Noises Off by Michael Frayn

Squawk by Brad Plaxen

No Exit by Jean Paul Sartre

2010 - Spring How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying book by Abe Burrows and Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, music by Frank Loesser, lyrics by Frank Loesser (Mar. ‘10)
2009 - Fall

“Kids Are Awkward” by Melia Stuppy* (published as “Love Is Awkward” by Melissa Stuppy, spring 2011, playscripts.com)
“Competition Piece” by John Wells

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (Oct.-Nov '09)

2009 - Spring

“Miss Civilization” By Richard Harding Davis, Directed by Rachel Millstein
“Suppressed Desires” By Susan Glaspell/ Directed by Geneva Polser & Caroline Sellers
“Shakespeare in Hollywood” By Ken Ludwig, Directed by Ellen Bushong & Ben Osheroff
“Next Stop” By Bradley Plaxen*, Directed by Nicole Pierre & Chris Gallant

Footloose Book by Dean Pitchford and David Saint. Based on the original screenplay by Dean Pitchford. Music and lyrics by Eric Carmen, Michael Gore, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins, Tom Snow, Jim Steinman, Bill Wolfer and Dean Pitchford (March 09)

“Cleveland” by Mac Wellman
“Comedy of Errors” by William Shakespeare

2008 - Fall Once In A Lifetime by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman (Nov. 08)
2008 - Spring

“Family Ties”* by Danny Romeo, directed by Danny Romeo

Seussical Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Co-Conceived by Eric Idle, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Music by Stephen Flaherty  (Mar. 08)

2007 - Fall The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman (Nov. 07)
2007 - Spring

Merrily We Roll Along (Mar. 07)

“King Lear” (Mar. 07)

“Monsters Are Due on Maple Street” (May 07) directed by Joseph Zelenak (AHS ’07)

2006 - Fall Harvey by Mary Chase (Nov 06)
2006 - Spring

“WASP” by Steve Martin, directed by Evan Sanderson (AHS ’06)

Hello, Dolly! (Mar. 06)

“Hamlet” (Mar. 06)

“The Heidi Chronicles” by Wendy Wasserstein (Feb. 06)

2005 - Fall As You Like It (Nov. 17-20, 2005)
2005 - Spring

Crazy For You (Mar. 05)

“Macbeth” (Mar. 05)

“The Dining Room” by A. R. Guerney (Feb. 05)

2004 - Fall Rumors by Neil Simon (Nov. 04)
2004 - Spring

Fiddler on the Roof (Mar. 04)

“Much Ado About Nothing” (Winter 04)

“The Bald Soprano” by Eugene Ionesco (Winter 04)

2003 - Fall Ah, Wilderness! by Eugene O’Neill (Nov. 9-14, ‘03)
2003 - Spring

One Night Only! (scenes from The Women by Claire Boothe Luce & "Adaptation" by Elaine May) Wed. May 21, 2003

Into the Woods Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by James Lapine (April 03)

"A Midsummer Night’s Dream" (Winter 03)

2002 - Fall The Man Who Came To Dinner by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman (Nov. ‘02)
2002 - Spring

One Night Only! (Spring 02)

"Twelfth Night" for MHST Shakespeare Celebration (02)

Bye Bye Birdie Book by Michael Stewart Lyrics by Lee Adams Music by Charles Strouse (Spring 02)

Festival, Schmestival (02) scenes, songs, monologues

2001 - Fall Antigone by Sophocles 
2001 - Spring

One Night Only! (Spring 01)

"As You Like It" for Folger Shakespeare Festival (01)

Babes in Arms by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart (Spring 01)

"God" by Woody Allen for MHST Festival (01)

Festival, Schmestival (01)

2000 - Fall The Crucible by Arthur Miller
2000 - Spring

One Night Only! (Spring 2000)

"Romeo & Juliet" for Folger Shakespeare Festival (2000)

The Music Man by Meredith Willson (Spring 2000)

"Romeo & Juliet" for MHST Festival (2000)

1999 - Fall Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare
1999 - Spring

Guys and Dolls by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows 

"The Marriage Proposal" by Anton Chekhov for MHST Festival (99)

"The Philadelphia" & "Sure Thing" by David Ives for Thespian One Act Festival (99)

1998 - Fall Time’s Fool (Fall 98) one act plays: "The Marriage Proposal" & "The Boor" by Anton Chekhov, "The Philadelphia," "Words, Words, Words," "the Universal Language" & "Sure Thing" by David Ives, & sonnets by William Shakespeare
1998 - Spring

The Pajama Game (Sp 98)

Folger Festival 98 (scenes)

1997 - Fall Stage Door By Edna Ferber & George S. Kaufman & (F 97) directed by Nathan Rosen, his first show at AHS
1997 - Spring Once Upon A Mattress (Sp 97) directed by Dominic Valentine
1996 - Fall A Day in the Life (F 96) directed by Dominic Valentine
1996 - Spring Anything Goes (Sp 96) directed by Cathy Mundy
1995 - Fall Up The Down Staircase (F 95) directed by Cathy Mundy
1995 - Spring

The Wiz (May 95) Directed by Monica Robbins

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Jan 95) Student directors Sara Glazer and Adrian Terry

1994 - Fall Dracula (Oct. 94) Directed by Monica Robbins
1994 - Spring

 Fame (April 94) Directed by Monica Robbins

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Mar. 94) Folger & AHS

1993 - Fall “Naomi in the Living Room,” “Episode in the Life of an Author,” and Neil Simon's Rumors (F 93) Directed by Monica Robbins
1993 - Spring

All American by Mel Brooks (Sp 93) Directed by Monica Robbins and Mindy Orenstein

Album (May 93) Student director Steven Wang

1992 - Fall

Night of January 16th (F 92) last AHS show directed by E. Clark Beurlen

FARCE!  For a good time - An Evening of Theatre-Dec. 3 & 4 1992
“A Marriage Proposal,” “Who Shot Willie?” “Shut and Bar The Door,” “The Other Other Woman”

1992 - Spring

“The Taming of the Shrew” (Sp 92) AHS Shakespeare Troupe, Folger Shakespeare Library

Bye Bye Birdie (Winter 92) Directed by Robert Jenkins and Sally Livingston, Choreographed by Robert Jenkins

1991 - Fall Adrift in New York (F 91)
1991 - Spring Don’t Drink the Water (Sp 91)
1990 - Fall The Pajama Game (F 90)
1990 - Spring Damn Yankees (Sp 90)
1989 - Fall Teach Me How to Cry (F 89)
1989 - Spring South Pacific (Sp 89)
1988 - Fall You Can’t Take It With You (F 88)
1988 - Spring Guys and Dolls (Sp 88)
1987 - Fall The Mouse That Roared (F 87)
1987 - Spring Anything Goes (Sp 87)
1986 - Fall Runaways (F 86)
1986 - Spring Carnival (Sp 86)
1985 - Fall

The Miracle Worker (F 85)

1985 - Spring

Flowers for Algernon (Sp 85)

1984 - Fall

Story Theatre (F 84)

1984 - Spring

Once Upon a Matress (Sp 84)

1983 - Fall

Adrift in New York (F 83)

1983 - Spring

Hello, Dolly! (Sp 83)

The Importance of Being Earnest (Sp 83)

1982 - Fall Night Watch (F 82)
1982 - Spring Carousel (Sp 82)
1981 - Fall Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (F 81)
1981 - Spring Pippin (Sp 81)
1980 - Fall  Arsenic and Old Lace (F 80)
1980 - Spring  Oklahoma! (Sp 80)
1979 - Fall The Diary of Anne Frank (F 79)
1979 - Spring  Half a Sixpence (Sp 79)
1978 - Fall Meet Me In St. Louis (F 78)
1978 - Spring The Sound of Music (S 78)
1977 - Fall Don’t Drink the Water (F 77)
1977 - Spring Decade (Sp 77)
1976 - Fall Ask Any Girl (F 76)
1976 - Spring

The Savage Dilemma (76-77 repertory)

The Curious Savage (76-77 repertory)

Plain and Fancy (Sp 76)

1975 - Fall Harvey (F 75)
1975 - Spring Story Theatre (Sp 75)
1974 - Fall The Bad Seed (F 74)
1974 - Spring The Apple Tree (Sp 74)
1973 - Fall Adrift in New York (F 73)
1973 - Spring Cheaper By the Dozen (Sp 73)
1972 - Fall Teach Me How to Cry (F 72)
1972 - Spring Carnival (Sp 72) opening show in AHS Auditorium
1971 - Fall 1984 (F 71) last show in “gymatorium”
1971 - Spring Up the Down Staircase (Sp 71)
1970 - Fall The Death and Life of Larry Benson (F 70)
older shows

Flowers for Algernon (69-70)

Ask Any Girl (68-69)

Portrait of Jenny (67-68)
The Curious Savage (66-67, first play at AHS), directed by E. Clark Beurlen)

 

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