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  • Measure for Measure

    Measure for Measure February 3 - May 7, 1989

    Newhouse Theater

    Written by Shakespeare at the height of his powers, MEASURE FOR MEASURE is filled with artificiality and absurdity, which afford the audience the necessary distance to consider some timeless questions about human behavior. Learn More »

    February 3 - May 7, 1989
  • Our Town

    Our Town November 9, 1988 to April 2, 1989

    Lyceum Theatre

    Spalding Gray was the Narrator in Lincoln Center Theater’s production of this acclaimed revival of Thorton Wilder’s enduring American play. Learn More »

    November 9, 1988 to April 2, 1989
  • Waiting for Godot

    Waiting for Godot October 11 - November 27, 1988

    Newhouse Theater

    Vladimir (Steve Martin) and Estragon (Robin Williams) wait on a deserted country road to meet a person named Godot. In each act, they encounter a man called Pozzo (F. Murray Abraham) and his slave, Lucky (Bill Irwin). Learn More »

    October 11 - November 27, 1988
  • Road

    Road July 14 - September 14, 1988

    La MaMa

    ROAD is set in a small Lancashire working class town whose inhabitants are railing against the economic hardships increasingly nipping at their heels. Learn More »

    July 14 - September 14, 1988
  • I'll Go On

    I'll Go On June 10 - July 17, 1988

    Newhouse Theater

    I'LL GO ON was conceived and commissioned three years prior to its performance at LCT, when Michael Colgan, artistic director of the Gate Theatre Dublin, approached actor Barry McGovern about doing a one-man show based on the works of Samuel Beckett. Learn More »

    June 10 - July 17, 1988
  • Boys' Life

    Boys' Life February 5 - May 29, 1988

    Newhouse Theater

    BOYS' LIFE is a 1980s take on much the same territory that David Mamet mined in his early one-act, Sexual Perversity in Chicago: guys who won't grow up, women who would like to kill them, the whole hilarious unhappy mess. Learn More »

    February 5 - May 29, 1988
  • Sarafina!

    Sarafina! January 19, 1988 - July 2, 1989

    Written and Directed byMbongeni Ngema
    Cort Theatre

    SARAFINA was written and directed by Mbongeni Ngema, (Woza Afrika!) He collaborated with South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela on the lively score that fused South African music, jazz, and American pop. Learn More »

    January 19, 1988 - July 2, 1989
  • National Theatre of the Deaf December 26, 1987 - January 2, 1988

    Newhouse Theater

    The National Theater of the Deaf performed Dylan Thomas’s nostalgic “A Child’s Christmas in Wales,” James Thurber’s “The Night the Bed Fell,” and three poems by e.e. cummings as part of a special Christmas program. Learn More »

    December 26, 1987 - January 2, 1988
  • Sarafina!

    Sarafina! September 25, 1987 - January 3, 1988

    Written and Directed byMbongeni Ngema
    Newhouse Theater

    SARAFINA was written and directed by Mbongeni Ngema, (Woza Afrika!) He collaborated with South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela on the lively score that fused South African music, jazz, and American pop. Learn More »

    September 25, 1987 - January 3, 1988
  • Anything Goes

    Anything Goes September 11, 1987 - September 3, 1989

    Beaumont Theater

    The first Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s romantic musical comedy in over 50 years featured Patti LuPone as Reno Sweeney and won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical in 1988. Learn More »

    September 11, 1987 - September 3, 1989
  • The Comedy of Errors

    The Comedy of Errors May 12, 1987 - July 26, 1987

    Beaumont Theater

    Lincoln Center Theater happily reunited The Flying Karamazov Brothers and Avner the Eccentric in their adaptation of THE COMEDY OF ERRORS—William Shakespeare’s giddy play about identical twins caught up in a chaos of mistaken identities. Learn More »

    May 12, 1987 - July 26, 1987
  • Death and the King's Horseman

    Death and the King's Horseman February 13 - March 29, 1987

    Written and Directed byWole Soyinka
    Beaumont Theater

    Wole Soyinka wrote an extraordinary modern-day tragedy, based on actual events which took place in 1946, incorporating music and dance. Learn More »

    February 13 - March 29, 1987