Premieres and Translations

This is a collection of the new translations and plays developed and premiered at A.C.T.

 

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens
Adapted by Dennis Powers and Laird Williamson
Directed by Candace Barrett
Original Staging by Laird Williamson

1996

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens
Adapted by Carey Perloff and Paul Walsh
Music by Karl Lundeberg
Directed by Carey Perloff

2005

A Doll’s House

by Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Carey Perloff

2004

A Thousand Splendid Suns

by Ursula Rani Sarma
Based on the novel by Khaled Hosseini
Directed by Carey Perloff

2017

After the War

by Philip Kan Gotanda
Directed by Carey Perloff

2007

A Walk on the Moon

Book by Pamela Gray
Music and Lyrics by Paul Scott Goodman
Additional Lyrics by Pamela Gray
Based on the Miramax and Village Roadshow Motion Picture A Walk on the Moon written by Pamela Gray
Directed by Sheryl Kaller

2018

Elektra

by Sophocles
Translated and adapted by Timberlake Wertenbaker
Music by David Lang
Directed by Carey Perloff

2012

Enrico IV

by Luigi Pirandello
Translated by Richard Nelson
Directed by Carey Perloff

2001

Eve Ensler’s The Good Body

Written and performed by Eve Ensler
Directed by Peter Askin

2004

For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again

by Michel Tremblay
Translated by Linda Gaboriau
Directed by Carey Perloff

2002

Hecuba

by Euripides
Translated by Timberlake Wertenbaker
Directed by Carey Perloff

1998

High Society

Music and lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Arthur Kopit
Based on the play The Philadelphia Story, by Philip Barry, and the Turner Entertainment Co. motion picture High Society
Directed by Christopher Renshaw
Musical direction by Paul Gemignani

1997

Monstress

by Philip Kan Gotanda and Sean San José
Based on the short stories by Lysley Tenorio
Directed by Carey Perloff

2015

Napoli!

by Eduardo de Filippo
Translated by Linda Alper and Beatrice Basso
Directed by Mark Rucker

2014

Scorched

by Wajdi Mouawad
Translated by Linda Gaboriau
Directed by Carey Perloff

2012

Singer’s Boy

by Leslie Ayvazian
Directed by Carey Perloff

1997

Stuck Elevator

Music by Byron Au Yong
Libretto by Aaron Jafferis
Directed by Chay Yew

2013

Tales of the City: A New Musical

Libretto by Jeff Whitty
Music and lyrics by Jake Shears and John Garden
Based on the Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City and More Tales of the City
Directed by Jason Moore

2011

Tartuffe

by Molière
Translated by Richard Wilbur
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright

1999

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

by Bertolt Brecht
Translated by Domenique Lozano
Directed by John Doyle

2010

The Cherry Orchard

by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Paul Schmidt
Directed by Barbara Damashek

1996

The Guardsman 

by Ferenc Molnar
Translated by Frank Marcus
Directed by Albert Takazauckas

1998

The Misanthrope

by Molière
Translated and adapted by Constance Congdon
Directed by Carey Perloff

2000

The Threepenny Opera

Text by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
Translated by Michael Feingold
Directed by Carey Perloff

1999

The Tosca Project

Created by Carey Perloff and Val Caniparoli

2010

War Music

Based on the book by Christopher Logue
Adapted and directed by Lillian Groag

2009

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