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TARTUFFE
By Moliere, Translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur
Directed by Louis Wells
Spring 2013
Bradley Hall Theatre
THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan
Music by Jeanine Tesori, New Lyrics by Dick Scanlan
Directed by Michael Kerley
Spring 2013
Jim Wise Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2012
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Louis Wells
Fall 2012
Bradley Hall Theatre
ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
By Tom Stoppard
Directed by Dan Drew
Fall 2012
Jim Wise Theatre
U.S. DRAG
By Gina Gionfriddo
Directed by Louis Wells
Spring 2012
Bradley Hall Theatre
CABARET
Book by Joe Masteroff, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Music by John Kander
Directed by Michael Kerley
Spring 2012
Jim Wise Theatre
THE MURDEROUS MANSION OF MR. UNO
By Don Zolidis
Directed by Cuchipinoy Productions
Graphics by Thanh Nguyen
Fall 2011
Bradley Hall Theatre
FRANZ KAFKA'S THE CASTLE
Adapted by David Fishelson and Aaron Leichter from a Dramatization by Max Brod
Directed by Dan Drew
Graphics by Thanh Nguyen
Fall 2011
Jim Wise Theatre
TWELFTH NIGHT
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Louis Wells
Photos
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Spring 2011
Bradley Hall Theatre
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
Books and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Music by Stephen Flaherty
Based on the novel "My Love, My Love" by Rosa Guy
Directed by Michael Kerley
Photos
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Spring 2011
Jim Wise Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2010
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Louis Wells
Photos
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Fall 2010
Jim Wise Theatre
MAGIC TIME
By James Sherman
Directed by Dan Drew
Photos
Fall 2010
Bradley Hall Theatre
AUTOBAHN
By Neil Labute
Directed by Louis Wells
Photos
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Spring 2010
Bradley Hall Theatre
SWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
Music and Lyrics and Book by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler
From an Adaptation by Christopher Bond.
Directed by Michael Kerley
Photos
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Spring 2010
Jim Wise Theatre
THE BROTHERS GRIMM SPECTACULATHON
By Don Zolidis
Directed by Cuchipinoy Productions
Photos
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Fall 2009
Bradley Hall Theatre
HELL HATH NO FURY, THE RAP AND ROLL STORY OF MEDEA
By Euripides, Translated by E.P. Coleridge, Literally adapted by Dan Drew
Directed by Dan Drew
Photos
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Fall 2009
Jim Wise Theatre
OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET
By Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by Louis Wells
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Spring 2009
Bradley Hall Theatre
PIPPIN
Book by Roger O. Hirson, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Directed by Michael Kerley
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Spring 2009
Jim Wise Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2008
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Louis Wells
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Fall 2008
Jim Wise Theatre
HOT L BALTIMORE
By Lanford Wilson
Directed by Dan Drew
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui

Fall 2008
Jim Wise Theatre

URINETOWN
Music by Mark Hollmann, Lyrics by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis, Book by Greg Kotis
Directed by Dan Drew
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Spring 2008
Jim Wise Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2007
(Student directed short plays) 
Coordinated by Marla Carlson
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Fall 2007
Jim Wise Theatre
THE DARK SONNETS OF THE LADY
By Don Nigro
Directed by Cuchipinoy Productions
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Fall 2007
Bradley Hall Theatre
TIME WITHOUT NUMBER
Directed by Timothy Raphael
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan
Graphics by Kwan (Joann) Lui
Spring 2007
Bradley Hall Theatre
FIORELLO!
Book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Directed by Bill Gile
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan
Graphics by Dave Rittenger
Spring 2007
Jim Wise Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2006
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Timothy Raphael
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan & Veronica Quintero
Graphics by Dave Rittenger
Fall 2006
Bradley Hall Theatre
MACBETT
By Eugene Ionesco
Directed by Dan Drew
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan, Matthew Horten, Dave Rittinger & Dan Sernotti
Graphics by Dave Rittenger
Fall 2006
Jim Wise Theatre
ROAD
By Jim Cartwright
Directed by Timothy Raphael
Photos by Kai (Guy) Chan
Graphics by Shivram Ray
Spring 2006
Bradley Hall Theatre
THE GHOSTS OF ROWAN OAK
By Michele Raper Rittenhouse.
Adapted from "The Ghosts of Rowan Oak: William Faulkner's Ghost Stories for Children" by Dean Faulkner Wells.
Directed by Bill Gile, Music and additional lyrics by Robert Felstien
Photos by Martha M. Kutzko
Graphics by Pierre Levesque
Spring 2006
Jim Wise Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2005
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Dan Drew
Photos by Sumita Sanyal
Graphics by Carmen Cheung & Aldridge Gamboa
Fall 2005
Bradley Hall Theatre
MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN
By Bertolt Brecht
Directed by Timothy Raphael
Photos by Arlise Leiby
Graphics by Pierre Levesque
Spring 2005
Bradley Hall Theatre
EARLY ONE EVENING AT THE RAINBOW BAR AND GRILLE, A wild comedy
By Bruce Graham
Directed by Dan Drew
Photos by Arlise Lieby
Graphics by Eric Johnon & Medea Sandhu
Spring 2005
Bradley Hall Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2004
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Dan Drew
Photos by Arlise Leiby
Graphics by Carmen Cheung & Sharon Thigpen
Fall 2004
Bradley Hall Theatre
A CLASS ACT
Music & Lyrics by Edward Kleban, Book by Linda Kline & Lonny Price
Directed by Bill Gile
Photos by Martha Kutsko
Graphics by Andre Charles
Fall 2004
Jim Wise Theatre
SOMETHING TO DECLARE: TALES OF IMMIGRATION
Directed by Timothy Raphael
Photos by Christopher Mangus & Dan Trass
Graphics by Andre Charles
Spring 2004
Bradley Hall Theatre
WISE GUYS AND FASHIONABLE DAMES
Featuring the music of Jim Wise, composer of Dames At Sea and Fashion
Directed and compiled by Bill Gile
Photos by Chris Espiritu & Rich Carino
Graphics by Chris Espiritu & Rich Carino
Spring 2004
Jim Wise Theatre
FUDDY MEERS
By David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by student director Natasha Kovic
Photos by Staff
Spring 2004
Jim Wise Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2003
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Timothy Raphael
Photos by Corey Summers and Staff
Fall 2003
Bradley Hall Theatre
THE COMPLEAT WKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (ABRIDGED)
Adapted by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield
Directed by Dan Drew, co-directed by Michele Rittenhouse
Photos by Martha Kutzko, Nuno SOusa, Kenneth Lake & Erik Ohman
Fall 2003
Bradley Hall Theatre
AS FIVE YEARS PASS
By Federico Garcia Lorca, translation by Caridad Svich
Directed by Seth Baumrin
Photos by Staff
Spring 2003
Bradley Hall Theatre
A STRANGERS' SONG 2003
Anne Sexton Biography text by Wandee Pryor
Coordinated by Michele Rittenhouse
March 2003
NJIT Hazell Center
NACL (North American Cultural Laboratory) HAPPY DAYS
Directed by Brad Krumholz & Tannis Kowalchuk
Photos by Frances Ermi & Staff
Spring 2003
Jim Wise Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2002
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Seth Baumrin
Photos by Staff
Fall 2002
Bradley Hall Theatre
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Book/Lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith
Directed by Bill Gile
Photos by Staff
Fall 2002
Jim Wise Theatre
HEDDA GABLER
By Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Seth Baumrin
Photos
Spring 2002
Bradley Hall Theatre
A STRANGERS' SONG 2002
Compiled and directed by Michele Rittenhouse, written by the students of NJIT and Rutgers-Newark. Theme, Earth Mother based on an Iroquois legend
Spring 2002
NJIT Hazell Student Center Gallery
TECH, TUNES & TROUBLE, 2002
A musical revue of pop, rock, hip-hop, and Broadway music from the past two decades.
Directed by Bill Gile
Photos by Frances Ermi & Staff
Spring 2002
Kupfrian Hall Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 2001
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Seth Baumrin
Photos by Frances Ermi & Staff
Fall 2001
Bradley Hall Theatre
HAMLET II
By Sam Bobrick. Original story by William Shakespeare.
Directed by Dan Drew, co directed by Michele Rittenhouse
Photos by Staff
Fall 2001
Bradley Hall Theatre
IN THE BLOOD
By Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Debbie Saivetz
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Spring 2001
Bradley Hall Theatre
A STRANGERS' SONG 2001
Compiled and directed by Michele Rittenhouse, written by the students of NJIT and Rutgers-Newark. Theme, War.
Spring 2001
NJIT Hazell Student Center
HI TECH TUNES & TROUBLE
A contemporary rock musical spanning music of the 80's and 90's. Compiled by students
Directed by Bill Gile, musical direction by Tracy Glen Murray, and choreography by Z
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Spring 2001
Kupfrian Hall Theatre
BLACK ELK SPEAKS
Adapted by Christopher Sergel from the book by John G. Neihardt and oral biography by Black Elk
Directed by Mark Lancaster
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Fall 2000
Kupfrian Hall Theatre
THE SCENARIO
By Michele Raper Rittenhouse
Directed by Dan Drew
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Fall 2000
Bradley Hall Theatre
POLAROID STORIES
By Naomi Iizuka
Directed by Debbie Saivetz
Spring 2000
Bradley Hall Theatre
A STRANGERS' SONG 2000
Compiled and directed by Michele Rittenhouse, written by the students of NJIT and Rutgers-Newark. Theme, Spirit of women of many cultures and races
Spring 2000
Hazell Student Center Gallery
SCAPINO
By Frank Dunlop and Jim Dale, A long way off from Moliere. Directed by Dan Drew
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Spring 2000
Bradley Hall Theatre
THE DIRECTORS’ PROJECT 1999
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Debbie Saivetz
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Fall 1999
Kupfrian Hall Theatre
THE GOOD DOCTOR
(comedy based on Anton Chekhov early works)
By Neil Simon
Directed by Bill Gile
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Fall 1999
Kupfrian Hall Theatre
THE ME XHIC CO PROJECT:  QUIJ OTES
(folkloric play development workshop)
By Teatro Mec Xhic Co from Mexico City
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Spring 1999
University Hall Theatre
WOMEN VS MEN
(musical review)
Compiled by Bill Gile
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Spring 1999
University Hall Theatre
THE DIRECTORS' PROJECT 1998
(Student directed short plays)
Coordinated by Ian Watson
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Fall 1998
University Hall Theatre
INVISIBLE CITIES
(Artist theatrical event)
By Pino DiBuduo, Italy
Photos by by Melissa Zachariades
Fall 1998
Rutgers-Newark
Hill Hall and Quad
THE OAK TABLE (original play workshop)
By Michele Raper Rittenhouse.
Directed by Dabbie Saivetz
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Spring 1998
University Hall Theatre
SHAKESPEARE AT LIGHTSPEED (condensed versions of Midsummer Night's Dream & Macbeth)
Directed by Dan Drew, assisted by Michele Raper Rittenhouse
Photos by Melissa Zachariades
Spring 1998
University Hall Theatre
CHILDREN OF EDEN
Directed by Bill Gile
Photos
Fall 1997
University Hall Theatre
THE DEATH OF BESSIE SMITH
Directed by Bill Gile
Photos
Spring 1997
University Hall Theatre
SUBURBIA
By Eric Bogosian
Directed by Debbie Saivetz
Spring 1997
Bradley Hall Theatre
EINSTEIN, ATTILA, AND ME
(original one act plays)
Directed by Bill Gile
Photos
Fall 1996
University Hall Theatre
CALIGULA
Directed by Dan Drew, Co-Directed by Michele Rittenhouse, Jhon Velasco
Fall 1996
Bradley Hall Theatre
IRVING BERLIN TALKS ABOUT SIN
(musical compilation)
Directed by Bill Gile
Spring 1996
University Hall Theatre
THE OBSCENE BIRD OF NIGHT
By Jose Donoso
Directed by Debbie Saivetz
Spring 1996
Bradley Hall Theatre
YERMA
By Federico Garcia Lorca
Directed by Michele Rittenhouse
Photos
Fall 1995
University Hall Theatre
DOGG’S HAMLET, CAHOOT’S MACBETH
By Tom Stoppard
Directed by Ian Watson
Fall 1995
Bradley Hall Theatre
THE VAGABOND KING (operetta)
By Rudolf Friml with Books and Lyrics by Brian Hooker and Willam H. Post
Directed by Bill Gile
Spring 1995
University Hall Theatre
MARISOL
By José Rivera
Directed by Debbie Saivetz
Spring 1995
Bradley Hall Theatre
HOW DID I GET HERE
(original compilation of student stories)
Directed by Bill Gile
Fall 1994
University Hall Theatre
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW AFTER MAROWITZ
Directed by Ian Watson
Fall 1994
Bradley Hall Theatre
THE APPLE TREE
Directed by Bill Gile
Spring 1994
Bradley Hall Theatre
* THE VIETNAMIZATION OF NEW JERSEY
Directed by Suzanne Bennett
Fall 1993
Bradley Hall Theatre
* XOTIKA 
(compilation of original plays)
Directed by Bill Gile
Spring 1993
Bradley Hall Theatre
* Not offically a joint production