Past Seasons

Shows by Decade: 2010's | 2000's | 1990's | 1980's | 1970's | 1960's | 1950's | 1940's |1930's | 1920's | 1910's | 1900's |

2016-2017

Stupid F***ing Bird
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Bliss
The Wild Party

2015-2016

A Night of One Acts: The Last Cigarette and These Seven Sicknesses
In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play
Dance Theatre
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
Street Scene
The Long Christmas Ride Home

2014-2015

Emotional Creature
The Little Dog Laughed
Communicating Doors
Found a Peanut
Avenue Q

2013-2014

Rent
Macbeth
Gruesome Playground Injuries
Crumbs From the Table of Joy
Peter Pan
Albert Herring

2012-2013

Dead and Buried
Flipzoids
Angels In America, Part 1
9 Circles
Into the Woods

2011-2012

The Glass Menagerie
Better Living
As You Like It
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf
Our Town

2010-2011

Game On
A Song For Coretta
Art
Independence
The Wiz

2009-2010

Down in Mississippi
Hedda Gabler
Woyzeck
The Arabian Nights

2008-2009

Ohio State Murders
Double Take!
The Taming of the Shrew
Hotel Cassiopeia
Urinetown: The Musical

2007-2008

The Trojan Women
The Skriker
Cloud Tectonics
The Insanity of Mary Girard
An Evening of One Act Plays

2006-2007

Rhinoceros
The Shadow Box
All's Well That Ends Well
The Conversion of Ka'ahumanu
Candide

2005-2006

Scapin
In the Heart of America
A View From the Bridge
How I Learned to Drive
The Good Person of Setzuan

Summer 2005

Seussical, The Musical

2004-2005

In Quest of Love
Bourbon at the Border
Hair
The Memorandum
Pentecost

2003-2004

Playboy of the Western World
Two
Birds
The Genesis Project
The Soldier's Tale
The Devils

Summer 2003

Green Gables
The Fourth Wall

2002-2003

Execution of Justice
Anowa
Six Characters in Search of an Author
As Bees in Honey Drown
The Boys from Syracuse

Summer 2002

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Hay Fever

2001-2002

A Doll House
Marisol
Inspecting Carol
Venus
The Boys Next Door

Summer 2001

Picnic
State Fair

2000-2001

The Triumph of Love
Exit the King
Once On This Island
Top Girls
Naga Mandala

Summer 2000

The Music Man
Lost in Yonkers
Woman in Mind

1999-2000

Twelfth Night
Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief
Two Thieves in a Trap
The Drinking Gourd
The House of Yes
Lady in the Dark

Summer 1999

Oliver!
The World Goes 'Round: The Songs of Kander & Ebb

1998-1999

The Real Inspector Hound
A Lie of the Mind
The Seagull
Good Business
Company
Medea (A Noh Cycle, based on the Greek Myth)
The Mirkwater

Summer 1998

I Hate Hamlet
Little Shop of Horrors
Present Laughter

1997-98

Machinal
Our Country's Good
Falsettoland
Dancing at Lughnasa
Dr. Hero
Antigone (Anouilh)

Summer 1997

Scapino
She Loves Me
Wonderful Tennessee

1996-97

The Glass Menagerie
Much Ado About Nothing
Merrily We Roll Along
Jack of Dover
The Impostor
On the Verge

Summer 1996

The Secret Garden
Rough Crossing
Greater Tuna

1995-96

The Imaginary Invalid
West Side Story
Barefoot Everywhere
Caucasian Chalk Circle
Julie Johnson
The Colored Museum

Summer 1995

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
Bedroom Farce
The Boy Friend

1994-95

Blithe Spirit
Cabaret
Joined at the Head
My Mother Said I Never Should
Romeo and Juliet
Marvin's Room

Summer 1994

Absurd Person Singular
Coastal Disturbances
Sunday in the Park with George

1993-94

Burn This
Oh, What a Lovely War
Breaking the Code
The Bartered Bride
Approaching Zanzibar
The Parlor Room
Tango

Summer 1993

Lips Together, Teeth Apart
Sweet Charity
Lend Me a Tenor

1992-93

Eccentricities of a Nightingale
Assassins
Vinegar Tom
The Heidi Chronicles
Love's Labours Lost
Speed the Plow

Summer 1992

Gypsy
Talley's Folly
Rumors

1991-92

Largo Desolato
A Taste of Honey
Man of LaMancha
So Far From China
Steel Magnolias
True West // Fool For Love
The Servant of Two Masters

Summer 1991

Big River
Social Security
Comedy of Errors

1990-91

School For Scandal
The Theban Plays of Sophocles
A Delicate Balance
The Majestic Kid
Uncommon Women
Into the Woods
The Birthday Party

Summer 1990

Babes in Arms
Broadway Bound
The Mystery of Edwin Drood

1989-1990

Man and Superman
Inherit the Wind
The Three Sisters
Orinoco
Letters From Bernice
Pippin
The Foreigner

Summer 1989

A Little Night Music
Musical Comedy Murders of 1940
The Philadelphia Story

1988-1989

Fifth of July
She Stoops to Conquer
Suicide Prohibited in Springtime
The Pajama Game
The Hairy Ape
Measure for Measure

Summer 1988

Annie
The Art of Dining
Isn't It Romantic?
The Thief Who Stole Music

1987-1988

Merry Wives of Windsor
A Lie of the Mind
Noises Off!
The Pirates of Penzance
Terra Nova

Summer 1987

Kiss Me Kate
Is There Life After High School?
Brighton Beach Memoirs
King Charming

1986-1987

Of Mice and Men
Sganarelle
Les Belles Soeurs
Shenandoah
A Dream Play

Summer 1986

Anything Goes
The Real Thing
The 1940's Radio Hour
And Jill Came Tumbling After

1985-1986

A Flea In Her Ear
Uncle Vanya
Getting Out
A Chorus Line
The Good Woman of Setzuan

Summer 1985

Romantic Comedy
All The Way Home
Joseph...Dreamcoat
All About Jack

1984-1985

The Crucible
Crimes of the Heart
The Front Page
Oklahoma!
Her Husband's Wife

Summer 1984

Grease
El Grande de Coca-Cola
The Gingerbread Lady

The 1984-85 Season was the first for the new Department of Theatre, its own department in the School of Fine Arts (renamed the College of Creative Arts in 2013). Previously theatre had been housed in the Department of Communication and Theatre.

1983-1984

Romeo and Juliet
Private Lives
Gas, Part 1
Company
The Diviners

Summer 1983

Damn Yankees
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Born Yesterday

1982-1983

The Rivals
Taken in Marriage
Gideon
Chicago
The Cherry Orchard

Summer 1982

Picnic
Annie Get Your Gun
The Fantasticks

1981-1982

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Friday's Child
Buried Child
West Side Story
A Doll's House

Summer 1981

Hello, Dolly!
You Can't Take It With You
Jacques Brel...

1980-1981

Death of a Salesman
The Visions of Simone Machard
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man In the Moon Marigolds
Brigadoon
Waiting For Godot

Summer 1980

Charley's Aunt
Joe Egg
The Music Man

1979-1980

The Taming of the Shrew
Little Murders
A Streetcar Named Desire
My Fair Lady
Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander

Summer 1979

The Curate/Shakespeare As You Like It
The Little Foxes
Carousel

1978-1979

Macbeth
Sticks and Bones
Tartuffe
The Most Happy Fella
The Miracle Worker

Summer 1978

How the Other Half Loves
Fiddler on the Roof
Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde

1977-1978

The Contractor
Loot
Ladyhouse Blues
Cabaret
Summer and Smoke
Steambath

Summer 1977

A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum
Ten Little Indians
Black Comedy

1976-1977

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
A Delicate Balance
Pygmalion
The Threepenny Opera
In Contempt

Summer 1976

Man of LaMancha
The Imaginary Invalid
Ah, Wilderness
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

1975-1976

The Skin of Our Teeth
A View From the Bridge
Godspell
The Father
The Country Wife

Summer 1975

Peter Pan
The Real Inspector Hound
A Thousand Clowns

1974-1975

Tom Paine
Lysistrata
Elephants Love Elephants
Two Gentlemen of Verona (musical)
The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui

1975 marked the introduction of the first BA Degree in Theatre at Miami. This was the first time a student could major in Theatre rather than Speech.

Summer 1974

The Boys from Syracuse
The House of Blue Leaves
Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Bugs!

1973-1974

After the Fall
Antigone
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
Blithe Spirit
Exit the King

Summer 1973

The Amorous Flea
See How They Run
Guys and Dolls
The Adventures of Mr. Punch

1972-1973

Camino Real
And Things That Go Bump In the Night
Stop the World, I Want to Get Off
Burning Bright
Twelfth Night

Summer 1972

The Matchmaker
Oliver!
What the Butler Saw
Sleeping Beauty

1971-1972

Indians
The Promise
Camelot
The Killing of Sister George
The Man of Mode

Summer 1971

Gypsy
The Star Spangled Girl
The Deadly Game
Rumplestiltskin

1970-1971

Marat/Sade
A Flea In Her Ear
As You Like It
Johnny Johnson

Summer 1970

The Boy Friend
Summertree
Arsenic and Old Lace
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

1969-1970

Dark of the Moon
The Birthday Party
The Devils
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Once Upon a Mattress

The 1969-70 season marked the opening of the Center for Performing Arts, replacing Fisher Hall as the home of Miami University Theatre.

Summer 1969

Bye, Bye, Birdie
The Hostage
Ten Nights in a Barroom
The Cave Dwellers

1968-1969

Tartuffe
The Crucible
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
The Breave Little Taylor
Sergeant Musgrave's Dance
My Sweet Charlie

Summer 1968

The Fantastics
In White America
You Can't Take It With You
Oh! What a Lovely War

1967-1968

Insect Comedy
House at Pooh Corner
King John
Thieves' Carnival
The Night of the Iguana
Look Homeward Angel

Summer 1967

A Thurber Carnival
The Firebugs
The King Who Took Sunshine
The King and I

1966-1967

Much Ado About Nothing
Spoon River Anthology
Hippolytus
The Good Woman of Setzuan
Picnic
Ways and Means
The Dwarfs
Minne Field
Impromptu

Summer 1966

The Three Penny Opera
The Clown Who Ran Away
Arms and the Man
The Bat

1965-1966

The Inspector General
Too Close
Middleman's Lesson
The Visit
Overruled
Let There Be Farce
The Glass Menagerie
Present Laughter
The Merchant of Venice
The Curious Savage
Eliza and the Lexicon
Cox and Box
Confessional
The Lesson

1964-1965

Ah, Wilderness!
Mother Courage and Her Children
Richard III
Foursome
Maid to Marry
Portrait of Madonna
The Case of the Crushed Petunias
This Property Condemned
Another Way Out
The Man With the Flower in his Mouth
A Ticket to the City
The Sandbox
The Letters
A Touch of Marble
The Man in the Stalls
Who Tied the Snake's Tongue?

1963-1964

Rhinoceros
The Tempest
The Boyfriend
Bell, Book and Candle
The January Quints
Makeshifts
Escurial
The Stronger
Medea
Tickless Time

1962-1963

J.B.
Measure for Measure
Life With Father
A Message
The Madwoman of Chaillot
The Still Alarm
A Christmas Present
The Merry Death
A Village Wooing

1961-1962

The Male Animal
Oedipus, King of Thebes
The Skin of Our Teeth
Bedtime Story
The Cowcatcher On the Caboose
The Long Christmas Dinner
The Maker of Dreams
Twentieth Century Lullaby

1960-1961

The Winslow Boy
The Importance of Being Earnest
Julius Caesar
The Drunkard, or the Fallen Saved
The Impressario
Down in the Valley
A Trap is a Small Place
A Well Remembered Voice
Nude Washing Machine
The Lovely Miracle

1960

Inherit the Wind
The Sea Gull
Helena's Husband
Hello Out There
Emperor's New Clothes
Fumed Oak
Hansel and Gretel
My Horn Book and My Top
My Three Angels
Rigoletto
Rumplestiltskin
The Committee
The Triumph of an Egg
The Will
Twelfth Night

1959

Liliom
Waiting for Lefty
The School for Scandal
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Ghosts
'Ille
Lady in a Cage
Our Town
Picnic
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Androcles and the Lion

1958

As You Like It
Blithe Spirit
Cavalleria Rusticana
Come Back Little Sheba
Faust
Jubilee
Minnie Field
Mooney's Kid Don't Cry
Noah
The Dark Lady of the Sonnets
The Happy Journey
The Intruder

1957

The Crucible
Macbeth
Tartuffe
Born Yesterday
A Requiem for a Practical Man
Selection
The Telephone and The Medium
The Play's the Thing

1956

The Caine Mutiny Court Martial
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Ten Nights in a Barroom
The Lady of the Dawn
The Cat's Mouth
Luxury in a Mauseleum
The Bronze Lady and the Crystal Gentleman
Don Juan in Hell

1955

Death of a Salesman
Dark of the Moon
Arsenic and Old Lace
The Taming of the Shrew
The Romancers
Another Way Out
Step Lively
Hello Out There
The Young Hack and His Girl
The Dear Departed
The Boor

1954

The Lady's Not For Burning
Medea
Twelve Pound Look
The Valiant
Still Life
Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Man Who Came to Dinner
The Importance of Being Earnest
We Were Dancing
The Hasty Heart

1953

Hands Across the Sea
I Remember Mama
Blood Wedding
The Enchanted Cottage
Emperor Jones
Romeo and Juliet
The Romancers
'Ille
Supressed Desires
The Hasty Heart
Minnie Field
Anatol's Wedding Morning
Aria Da Capo
A Kiss in Xanadu
The Browning Version
Hands Across the Sea

1952

A Night at the Inn
Electra
Harvey
Intermezzo
Much Ado About Nothing
Sicilian Limes
The Dear Departed
Homecoming Variety Show
The Rising of the Moon
The Clod
Overtones
I Remember Mama

1951

Goodbye My Fancy
The Guardsmen
King Richard III
Judge Lynch
The Will
Fumed Oak
The Infernal Machine
The Eldest
Six Characters in Search of an Author
Antigone
And So Ad Infinitum
Man in the Stalls

1950

The Tavern
Arms and the Man
The Two Shepherds
Never No Third Degree
Out of the Rain
The King's Threshold
Many Moons
Thread o' Scarlet
Overruled
The Heart is Proud
I Like it Here

1949

Fire Sale
Julius Caesar
A Wandering Scholar from Paradise
Gammer Gurton's Needle
Trifles
Ways and Means
The Hungerers
Johnny Johnson
The Game of Chess
Everyman
Sister Beatrice
Hello Out There
Post Road
The Eve of St. Mark

1948

King Arthur's Socks
Riders to the Sea
The Merchant of Venice
A Scrap of Paper
The Fourth Mrs. Phillips
The Father
The Green Pastures
Tristram
Papa Is All
The Death of Tintagiles

1947

The Male Animal
He Who Gets Slapped
Brideship
The Old Lady Shows Her Medals
Othello
Angel Street
The Glittering Gate
From Morn 'Til Midnight

1946

The Cradle Song
Miss Julie
Blithe Spirit
Hedda Gabler

1945

All's Well That Ends Well
Candida
The Damask Cheek
The Unatainable

1944

Ladies in Retirement
Christmas Stars
The Women
The Stronger
Motherly Love
Simoon
Dark Eyes

1943

The Contrast
The Eve of St. Mark
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick
Murder on Good Friday
Our American Cousin
Letters to Lucerne
Spring Again

1942

The Red Cap Revue
Oedipus Rex
The Taming of the Shrew
A Doll's House
The Drunkard
The Fall of the City
The Doctor in Spite of Himself
Out of the Frying Pan
The Resurrection of Christ
Henry IV, Part 1
The Dark Tower

1941

Goodnight Please
Gallant Lady
Company House
The Warrior's Husband
Petrified Forest
Mary of Scotland

1940

Twelfth Night
Death Takes a Holiday
Out of the Frying Pan
Hay Fever

1939

Another Language
Campus Varieties
Biography

1938
Outward Bound
Hamlet

1937
Accent on Youth
Kind Lady
The Dover Road

1936

The Great Broxopp
If I Were King
The Homecoming Frolic
Lady Poverty
McGuffey Miniatures

1935

The Late Christopher Bean
The Merchant of Venice
The Tavern

1934

Caroline
The Taming of the Shrew
The Circle

1933

The Truth About Blayds
Romeo and Juliet
Berkley Square
The Showoff

1932

The Importance of Being Earnest
Caponsacchi
The First Mrs. Fraser

1931

Pygmalion
The Torchbearers
The Showoff
Aren't We All

1930

Cock Robin
Beyond the Horizon
Hay Fever

1929

The Quest of the Great Quezarre
The Valiant
The Robbery
Good Medicine
Gas, Air and the Earl
The Knave of Hearts

1928

The Dover Road
The Clock Shop
The Man in the Bowler Hat
The Enemy
White Elephants
The Twelve Pound Look
Six Who Pass While the Lentils Boil

1927

The Beggar on Horseback
Arms and the Man

1926

If I Were King
Nothing But the Truth

1925

Candida
Yeh Ying, a Light Opera
Grumpy
Spotlights

1924

John Ferguson
Kempy

1923

Like Falling Leaves

1922

The Rivals

1921

Tartuffe
Fanny's First Play

1920

His Majesty Bunker Bean
Her Husband's Wife
The Pied Piper of Hamelin

1919

Lima Beans
Embers
At Night All Cats Are Grey

1918

It Pays to Advertise

1917

You Never Can Tell
Pillars of Society
Hyphens
The Family Foot
The Host

1916

The Melting Pot

1915

Bunty Pulls the Strings
Alice Sit-By-the-Fire
Joy
The Devil's Disciple

1914

The Servant in the House
Herod
The Mollusc

1913

Prunella
Justice

1912

Quality Street
Sister Beatrice
Richelieu
Romeo and Juliet

1911

The Admirable Crichton

1910

As You Like It
Pride and Prejudice
The Private Secretary

1909

The Merchant of Venice
Tom Pinch
The Professor's Love Story

1908

The Taming of the Shrew
The Cricket on the Hearth

1907

The Comedy of Errors
The Quest of the Quezarre

Loren Gates became the first director of the theatre program at Miami, part of the Department of Speech in 1905. The shows listed in the first three quarters of the twentieth century include those produced as Commencement Plays, Senior Class Plays, Homecoming Plays, and plays produced by Ye Merrie Players (the producing organization for the Department of Speech)

Some History of KCACTF at Miami

Art was selected to be performed at the Region 3 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in East Lansing, MI 2011

Bourbon at the Border was selected to be performed as a showcase production at the Region III Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Normal, Il 2005

As the first place winner of the ACTF Regional Playwriting Competition,Two Thieves in a Trap, an original one-act play by student Tom Gannon, was produced at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region III, in January 2000, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

As the first place winner of the ACTF Regional Playwriting Competition, Good Business, an original one-act play by student Tom Gannon, was produced at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region III, in January 1999, Indianapolis, IN

Student costume and scenic designs for Miami University's production of The Impostor won first place in the Region III National Design Competition. Student costume designs for The Impostor won first place in the 1997 Barbizon National Design Competition in Washington, D.C.

Jack of Dover won first place in the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival National Playwriting competition, Washington, D.C.

Romeo and Juliet was selected to be performed at the Region 3 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Green Bay, WI 1995

Student performer Gretchen Cleevely, nominated for the Irene Ryan Acting competition for her performance as Juliet, went on to win the National Irene Ryan award for the 1995 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Washington, D.C.