Theatre Baton Rouge began staging dramas and comedies in 1946,  In 1962, TBR also began staging what became known as our Summer Musicals. In 2006, the Second Stage was created to showcase our edgier productions and in 2013, that grew into the Turner-Fischer City Series. 2014 saw the official addition of the TBR Young Actors Program.

 

We present to you a comprehensive list of all the productions we have staged over the past 69 years!

Theatre Baton Rouge has a rich and colorful history

 

 

SUMMER MUSICALS

• ’62 South Pacific • ’63 The King and I • ’64 My Fair Lady • ’65 Guys and Dolls • ’66 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum • ’67 Oliver! • ’68 Carousel • ’69 Gypsy • ’70 The Sound of Music • ’71 Camelot  • ’72 Fiddler on the Roof • ’73 Man of La Mancha • ’74 Hello, Dolly! • ’75 Brigadoon • ’76 The Music Man • ’77 Oklahoma! • ’78 Kismet • ’79 Mame • ’80 The Unsinkable Molly Brown • ’81 How To Succeed in Business • ’82 Grease • ’83 West Side Story • ’84 Funny Girl • ’85 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas • ’86 Show Boat • ’87 South Pacific • ’88 Anything Goes • ’89 Annie • ’90 The Music Man • ’91 Gypsy  • ’92 Damn Yankees • ’93 Big River  • ’94 The King and I • ’95 The Sound of Music • ’96 My Fair Lady • ’97 Kiss Me Kate • ’98 Oliver! • ’99 42nd Street • ’00 Oklahoma! • ’01 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat • ’02 West Side Story • ’03 The Wizard of Oz • ’04 Children of Eden • ’05 Peter Pan • ’06 Beauty and the Beast • ’07 Cats • ’08 The Producers • ’09 The King & I • ’10 The Sound of Music • ’11 Hairspray • ’12 South Pacific • ’13 Les Misérables

 

SHOWS BY SEASON

1946-47 - The Male Animal; The Night of January 16th; Fresh Fields

1947-48 - Claudia;  Little Women; Our Town; The Great Big Doorstep; The Late Christopher Bean

1948-49 - Dulcy; The Man Who Came to Dinner; On Borrowed Time; The Barretts of Wimpole Street; My Sister Eileen

1949-50 - The Philadelphia Story; An Inspector Calls; Let Us Be Gay; The Warrior’s Husband

1950-51 - Blithe Spirit; Harvey; Craig’s Wife; The Women

1951-52 - Light Up the Sky; All My Sons; Arsenic and Old Lace; Yes, My Darling Daughter

1952-53 - The Curious Savage; Angel Street; Affairs of State; Winterset; The Happy Time

1953-54 - Lo and Behold; The Man; Goodbye My Fancy; Uncle Harry; For Love or Money

1954-55 - Stalag 17; High Ground; Jane; The Fourposter; My Three Angels

1955-56 - Happy Birthday; The Hasty Heart; The Importance of Being Earnest; The Caine Mutiny Court Martial; Time Out for Ginger

1956-57 - The Torch Bearers; Anastasia; Anniversary Waltz; Dangerous Corner; The Solid Gold Cadillac

1957-58 - Witness for the Prosecution; Janus; Two Blind Mice; Time Limit; The Moon is Blue

1958-59 - Detective Story; A Visit to a Small Planet; A Streetcar Named Desire; The Reluctant Debutante; The Silver Whistle

1959-60 - Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?; Death of  a Salesman; Bell, Book and Candle; The Diary of Anne Frank; The Gazebo

1960-61 - Inherit the Wind; Third Best Sport; Bad Seed; The Play’s the Thing; The Women

1961-62 - The Teahouse of the August Moon; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs; Send Me No Flowers; All the King’s Men; The Marriage-Go-Round

1962-63 - Auntie Mame; Write Me a Murder; Come Blow Your Horn; Picnic; You Can’t Take It With You

1963-64 - The Miracle Worker; A Shot in the Dark; Advise and Consent; The Tender Trap; Life with Father

1964-65 - The Pleasure of His Company; The Country Girl; A Thousand Clowns; Hamlet; Mary, Mary

1965-66 - Gigi; The Glass Menagerie; Take Her, She’s Mine; The Devil’s Advocate; Never Too Late

1966-67 - Poor Richard; A Man for All Seasons; Any Wednesday; The Subject Was Roses; Barefoot in the Park

1967-68 - Private Lives; The Desperate Hours; The Seven Year Itch; A Case of Libel; The Odd Couple

1968-69 - Wait Until Dark; Generation; The Crucible; Everybody’s Girl; Under the Yum Yum Tree

1969-70 - Black Comedy and The Public Eye; The Lion in Winter; Blithe Spirit; Tea and Sympathy; Don’t Drink the Water

1970-71 - City of Angels; The Star-Spangled Girl; I Never Sang for My Father; The Typists and the Tiger; Cactus Flower

1971-72 - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; The Owl and the Pussycat; Enter Laughing; Silent Night, Lonely Night; The Happy Time

1972-73 - There’s a Girl in My Soup; Anne of the Thousand Days; Forty Carats; The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie; Plaza Suite

1973-74 - Play It Again, Sam; The Gingerbread Lady; Halfway Up the Tree; Butterflies Are Free; Last of the Red Hot Lovers

1974-75 - Time of the Cuckoo; Absence of a Cello; The Last of Mrs. Lincoln; Finishing Touches; 6 Rms Riv Vu

1975-76 - Promenade All!; The Sound of Murder; How the Other Half Loves; Crown Matrimonial; The Man Who Came to Dinner

1976-77 - Great Big Doorstep; Period of Adjustment; Our Town; God’s Favorite; George Washington Slept Here

1977-78 - That Championship Season; The White Sheep of the Family; Guest in the House; Janus; Murder Among Friends

1978-79 - The Little Foxes; Vanities; Sleuth; The Second Time Around; The Sunshine Boys

1979-80 - Equus; Critic’s Choice; The Heiress; A Flea in Her Ear; Same Time, Next Year

1980-81 - I Do! I Do!; The Goodbye People; Towards Zero; The Rainmaker; Arsenic and Old Lace

1981-82 - On Golden Pond; My Three Angels; Chapter Two; Charley’s Aunt; Whose Life Is It Anyway?

1982-83 - Dracula; I Ought To Be in Pictures; Deathtrap; Dark of the Moon; Born Yesterday

1983-84 - The Runner Stumbles; Romantic Comedy; Cry from a High Place; The Children’s Hour; Move Over, Mrs. Markham; The West Side Waltz

1984-85 - Mass Appeal; Mixed Doubles; The Curious Savage; The Oldest Living Graduate; Bus Stop; The Fantasticks

1985-86 - Tribute; Dial “M” for Murder; A Chorus Line; The Night of the Iguana; The Member of the Wedding

1986-87 - Picnic; The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd; All My Sons; What The Butler Saw; Brighton Beach Memoirs

1987-88 - The Philadelphia Story; Noises Off; Little Shop of Horrors; Close Ties; Biloxi Blues

1988-89 - Two by Two; Absurd Person Singular; The Royal Family; The Gin Game; The Foreigner

1989-90 - Harvey; The Women; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; The Nerd; Broadway Bound

1990-91 - Steel Magnolias; Auntie Mame; Once Upon a Mattress;  Bell, Book and Candle; Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

1991-92 - Rumors; Princess Sara; Ten Little Indians; Driving Miss Daisy; Lend Me a Tenor

1992-93 - Amadeus; I’m Not Rappaport; Other People’s Money; Cabaret; Taking Steps

1993-94 - I Hate Hamlet; Here’s Love; Marvin’s Room; To Kill a Mockingbird; California Suite

1994-95 - A Few Good Men; The Lion in Winter; Dames at Sea; Crimes of the Heart; Lost in Yonkers

1995-96 - Les Liaisons Dangereuses; The Man Who Came to Dinner; Run for Your Wife; A Little Night Music; Homespin

1996-97 - The Miracle Worker; Sylvia; Carnival; Foxfire; Moon Over Buffalo

1997-98 - Sleuth; House of Blue Leaves; Forever Plaid; Goin’ to Jackson; The Torch-Bearers

1998-99 - Into The Woods; My Three Angels; Forty Carats; Man of La Mancha; Out of Order

1999-2000 - I Remember Mama; The Last Night of Ballyhoo; Nunsense; Shadowlands; The Odd Couple

2000-01 - Lady Windermere’s Fan; Godspell; Wit; I Do! I Do!; Sherlock’s Last Case

2001-02 - Sweeney Todd; A Tuna Christmas; Sly Fox; Cinderella; Over the River and Through the Woods

2002-03 - 1776; Stepping Out; Inherit the Wind; The Taffetas; Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got The Will?

2003-04 -They’re Playing Our Song; Greetings!; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest; Something’s Afoot; Noises Off

2004-05 - Evangeline, The Musical; Nuncrackers; Proof; Forever Plaid; Accomplice

2005-06 - A Chorus Line; It’s a Wonderful Life; Wintertime; Annie Get Your Gun; Wait Until Dark

2006-07 - My Fair Lady; The Mousetrap; A Christmas Story; Arcadia; The Pajama Game; Shakespeare in Hollywood;

2007-08 - Show Boat; Greater Tuna; Plaid Tidings; Steel Magnolias; Cat On A Hot Tin Roof; The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas; The Goat, or who is Sylvia?; Urinetown the Musical

2008-09 - Chicago; Dracula; It’s a Wonderful Life, A Radio Play; A Man for All Seasons; Singin’ In the Rain; Born Yesterday; Blood Knot; The Vertical Hour

2009-10 - Evita; Arsenic and Old Lace; The Best Christmas Pageant Ever; The Elephant Man; Camelot; Private Lives; Agnes of God; The Seafarer

2010-11 - Pirates of Penzance; RENT; Dial “M” for Murder; The Santaland Diaries; Crimes of the Heart; Guys and Dolls; It Runs In The Family; Yellowman; Miss Witherspoon

2011-12 - Crazy for You; A Streetcar Named Desire; A Christmas Carol; Almost, Maine; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; The 39 Steps; Speed the Plow; The Underpants

2012-13 - Assassins; The Importance of Being Earnest; Always Patsy Cline; A Christmas Carol; Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; City of Angels; Move Over, Mrs. Markham

2013-14 - 9 To 5, The Musical; The Woman in Black; A Christmas Carol; The Women; Young Frankenstein; You Can’t Take It With You; Annie

2014-15 -  Mary Poppins; Lombardi; A Christmas Carol; Other People’s Money; Company; Boeing-Boeing; The Music Man

2015-16 - Spamalot; The Miracle Worker; The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (Abridged); Into the Woods; Don't Dress for Dinner; A Christmas Carol; Disney's The Little Mermaid

 

TURNER-FISCHER CITY SERIES

2013-14 - Avenue Q; The Last Days of Judas Iscariot; Frost/Nixon

2014-15 - The Shape of Things; Spring Awakening; Master Class

2015-16 - Next To Normal; Glengarry Glen Ross; Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

 

YOUNG ACTORS PROGRAM

2014-15 - As You Like It; Oklahoma

2015-16 - The Taming of the Shrew; The Boyfriend

 

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