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Atholton High School Production History

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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


Major productions directed by Nathan Rosen since Fall, 1997


*World premiere productions


Atholton High School Theatre Productions


Date Play Title
2019 She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen
2019 - Spring One Night Only: “I Was There” by Sam Guzman, directed by May Lee & Tashiana Lisulo; “King Lear” by William Shakespeare, edited by Zach Garrigus;  “Enigma Variations” by David Ives, directed by Zach Garrigus; “Four A.M” by David Mamet, directed by Ezra Silver-Isenstadt; “Game of Tiaras” by Don Zolidis
2019 - Spring Shrek The Musical
2018 – Fall It’s A Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play
2018 - Spring The Addams Family
2017 - Fall The Tempest by William Shakespeare
2017 - Spring 13 The Musical
2016 - Fall Crush by Stephen Gregg
2016 - Spring Anything Goes
2015 - Fall The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder
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,
“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
2005 - Spring Crazy For You
“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
Folger Festival 98
1997 - Fall Stage Door By Edna Ferber & George S. Kaufman, directed by Nathan Rosen, his first show at AHS
1997 - Spring Once Upon A Mattress directed by Dominic Valentine
1996 - Fall A Day in the Life directed by Dominic Valentine
1996 - Spring Anything Goes directed by Cathy Mundy
1995 - Fall Up The Down Staircase directed by Cathy Mundy
1995 - Spring The Wiz Directed by Monica Robbins
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Student directors Sara Glazer and Adrian Terry
1994 - Fall Dracula Directed by Monica Robbins
1994 - Spring  Fame Directed by Monica Robbins
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Folger & AHS
1993 - Fall “Naomi in the Living Room,” “Episode in the Life of an Author,” and Neil Simon's Rumors, directed by Monica Robbins
1993 - Spring All American by Mel Brooks, directed by Monica Robbins and Mindy Orenstein
Album, Student directed by Steven Wang
1992 - Fall Night of January 16th, 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” AHS Shakespeare Troupe, Folger Shakespeare Library
Bye Bye Birdie, directed by Robert Jenkins and Sally Livingston, choreographed by Robert Jenkins
1991 - Fall Adrift in New York
1991 - Spring Don’t Drink the Water
1990 - Fall The Pajama Game
1990 - Spring Damn Yankees
1989 - Fall Teach Me How to Cry
1989 - Spring South Pacific
1988 - Fall You Can’t Take It With You
1988 - Spring Guys and Dolls
1987 - Fall The Mouse That Roared
1987 - Spring Anything Goes
1986 - Fall Runaways
1986 - Spring Carnival
1985 - Fall The Miracle Worker
1985 - Spring Flowers for Algernon
1984 - Fall Story Theatre
1984 - Spring Once Upon a Matress
1983 - Fall Adrift in New York
1983 - Spring Hello, Dolly!
The Importance of Being Earnest
1982 - Fall Night Watch
1982 - Spring Carousel
1981 - Fall Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon
1981 - Spring Pippin
1980 - Fall  Arsenic and Old Lace
1980 - Spring  Oklahoma!
1979 - Fall The Diary of Anne Frank
1979 - Spring  Half a Sixpence
1978 - Fall Meet Me In St. Louis
1978 - Spring The Sound of Music
1977 - Fall Don’t Drink the Water
1977 - Spring Decade
1976 - Fall Ask Any Girl
1976 - Spring The Savage Dilemma
The Curious Savage
Plain and Fancy
1975 - Fall Harvey
1975 - Spring Story Theatre
1974 - Fall The Bad Seed
1974 - Spring The Apple Tree
1973 - Fall Adrift in New York
1973 - Spring Cheaper By the Dozen
1972 - Fall Teach Me How to Cry
1972 - Spring Carnival, opening show in AHS Auditorium
1971 - Fall 1984, last show in “gymatorium”
1971 - Spring Up the Down Staircase
1970 - Fall The Death and Life of Larry Benson
older shows Flowers for Algernon (69-70)
Ask Any Girl (68-69)
Portrait of Jenny (67-68)

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