Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Arts Reporting: Plays Most Frequently Produced by Professional Theatres, from Theatre Communications Group

Found on-line:

Top Ten Most Produced Plays

As printed in American Theatre’s annual Season Preview issue in October; numbers are as reported to TCG at press time by its member theatres nationwide. As of the 2009-10 season the Top Ten List omits holiday themed shows (such as The Santaland Diaries and A Christmas Carol) as well as works by Shakespeare. Theatre Profiles will reflect more up-to-date data.


boom (9)
by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

The Seafarer (8)
by Conor McPherson

Speech & Debate (8)
by Stephen Karam

Dead Man's Cell Phone (8)
by Sarah Ruhl
Scheduled by Texas State University for 4/8-11, 2010

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (7)
by Rachel Sheinkin (book) and William Finn (music and lyrics)
Currently playing until 10/25 at Zach Scott Theatre

Around the World in 8o Days (7)
adapted by Mark Brown from Jules Verne

The Glass Menagerie (7)
by Tennessee Williams
Scheduled by Tex-Arts, Lakeway, for 2/16-3/14, 2010

Opus (7)
by Michael Hollinger

Our Town (6)
by Thornton Wilder
Scheduled by University of Texas, 4/2-11, 2010
Scheduled by Zach Scott Theatre, 4/15-5/23, 2010

Shipwrecked! An Entertainment (6)
by Donald Margulies

Souvenir (6)
by Stephen Temperley

Yankee Tavern (6)
by Steven Dietz

Black Pearl Sings! (6)
by Frank Higgins

Boeing-Boeing (6)
translated by Beverly Cross from Marc Camoletti (6)

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