2001-2002 Season

Take a look back at the productions from our 73rd season. There were 12 total productions offered between September 2001 and May 2002. To view production details simply click on the show logo.


2001 - 2002 Productions

September 28 - October 13

You're doin' fine, Oklahoma! This joyous celebration of the American spirit bursts onto the Civic Mainstage and fills the Western skies with soaring melodies. Set in Indian territory just after the turn of the last century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys




2001 - 2002 Productions

October 26 - November 10

You won't want to miss this compelling new drama. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Drama Desk Award, the Drama Critics Circle Award, and the Drama League Award, this riveting play focuses on Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., and her courageous battle with ovarian cancer.




2001 - 2002 Productions

November 30 - December 15

What do you think of when you hear the warning, "You'll shoot your eye out!"? It very likely brings to mind Ralphie Parker and his quest to find a geniune Red Ryder BB gun under the Christmas tree.




2001 - 2002 Productions

January 11 - January 26

Nicky Christano is a single, Italian-American guy from New Jersey, whose parents have moved to Florida. But that doesn't mean that all of his family has left Jersey. In fact, he spends every Sunday with both sets of grandparents. These weekly visits are governed by the three F's -- family, faith and food.




2001 - 2002 Productions

January 18 - February 2

Given the name Isabella at birth sometime in 1797, Sojourner Truth was the second youngest of twelve siblings. For the first twenty-eight years of her life, she was a slave. This beautiful play traces her remarkable life




2001 - 2002 Productions

February 8 - February 23

Enter the mind - and the world - of Don Quixote as he pursues his quest for the Impossible Dream. Against all odds, he is a man who sees good and innocence in a world filled with darkness and despair. One of the most celebrated of all Broadway musicals,




2001 - 2002 Productions

March 1 - March 16

"They told me to take a streetcar named Desire and then transfer to one called Cemetery and ride six blocks and then get off at Elysian Fields." So says Blanche DuBois, a delicate, but fading southern beauty who is fleeing the ugly reality of her past.




2001 - 2002 Productions

March 8 - March 16

The piglet Babe is won by Farmer Hogget at the village fair and an extraordinary friendship begins - one that will change the whole farm. With the help of his new "mother," the old dog Fly, Babe fast learns the herding instinct, and it's not long before this most polite of pigs wins over the most suspicious of sheep.




2001 - 2002 Productions

April 5 - April 20

Mr. Green, an elderly, retired dry cleaner wanders into traffic on New York's Upper West Side and is almost hit by a car driven by Ross Gardiner, a 29 year old corporate executive.




2001 - 2002 Productions

April 12 - April 27

"We are what we are, and what we are is an illusion." And so it is at La Cage Aux Folles - the pride of St. Tropez, the jewel of the Riviera. If you've seen the movie The Birdcage, you know the basic plot of this highly entertaining, Tony Award-winning show.




2001 - 2002 Productions

May 3 - May 11

When Dr. VanHelsing, a specialist in obscure maladies, discovers that beautiful Lucy Westenra is the victim of a vampire, suspicion falls on a mysterious neighbor, Count Dracula and his frighteningly beautiful wives.




2001 - 2002 Productions

May 10 - May 25

One of Shakespeare's earliest plays, The Comedy of Errors, is a side splitting farce, which chronicles the mistakes in identity of twin-born children. Shakespeare's source for the improbable comedy is Plautus' Menaechmi,