This season’s most frequently performed scripts
The October issue of American Theatre lists the TCG member theaters’ favorite choices for 2009-10.
A Christmas Carol leads the way with 38 productions this season, followed by
The Santaland Diaries, 14
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, 7
As for Shakespeare plays, Othello and A Midsummer Night’s Dream have 10 each.
But setting aside Christmas-themed plays and Shakespeare (as they do every year), the top 10 (including ties) are:
boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, 9
The Seafarer, Speech & Debate, and Dead Man’s Cell Phone, all with 8
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Around the World in 80 Days, The Glass Menagerie, and Opus (by Michael Hollinger), all with 7
and six plays tied with six productions each:
Our Town, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, Souvenir, Yankee Tavern, Black Pearl Sings! and Boeing-Boeing
See also the 9/5/09 post on this blog (for the most popular plays, 2008-09).
Labels: TCG most popular plays 2009-10