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The Newport Theatre Arts Center doesn’t have a complete production history published on their website. However, Rae Cohen, the long-time leader of NTAC, has kept a personal inventory of all the shows produced.  According to her records, here is the complete list through the 2019-2020 season.

NTAC’s Inaugural Season

1979-1980: Summertree; The Gingerbread Lady; Vanities

The 1980s

1980-1981: Father’s Day; The Girls in 509; God’s Favorite; Hot L Baltimore; Godspell

1981-1982: The Great American Backstage Musical; Simple Simon; Bleacher Bums; See How They Run; The Bad Seed

1982-1983: Pippin; Bullshot Crummond; The Four Poster; Potters’ Place; Private Lives; Stop the World, I Want to Get Off

The 1985 NTAC production of “The Boy Friend.” Credit: Photo courtesy Newport Theatre Arts Center

1983-1984: Hold Me (at Newport Art Museum); Footlight Frenzy; Deathtrap; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Days of Wine and Roses

1984-1985: Barnum; Butterfingers’ Angel; Something’s Afoot; The Supporting Cast; The Boy Friend; The White Arrow

1985-1986: Black Comedy; Dames at Sea; El Grande de Coca Cola; Murder Among Friends; Side by Side by Sondheim

1986-1987: The Mikado; The Octette Bridge Club; The Robber Bridegroom; The Miss Firecracker Contest; Scapino

The 1989-1900 NTAC production of “Come Back, Little Sheba.” Credit: Photo courtesy Newport Theatre Arts Center

1987-1988: Working; Isn’t It Romantic; The Pale Pink Dragon; No Mother Like Jazz; Look Homeward, Angel; HMS Pinafore; The White Arrow (encore)

1988-1989: Company; Nightwatch; The Magical Wand of Baledi; Li’l Abner; Luann Hampton Laverty Oberlander; Zorba

1989-1990: Babes in Arms; Blithe Spirit; Perfectly Frank; Come Back, Little Sheba; Patience; Loot

The 1990s

1990-1991: A Little Night Music; Sherlock Holmes; 110 in the Shade; 84 Charing Cross Road; The Threepenny Opera; The Butler Did It

The 1990 NTAC production of “Loot.” Credit: Photo courtesy Newport Theatre Arts Center

1991-1992: Cyrano; The Philadelphia Story; The Fantasticks; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Some Enchanted Evening

1992-1993: Picnic; Irma La Douce; You Can’t Take it With You; Fiddler on the Roof; Story Theatre

1993-1994: Mister Roberts; Murder in Morocco; Ladies in Retirement; Barefoot in the Park; Dear World; Babes in Toyland.

1994-1995: The Man Who Came to Dinner; Killjoy; Lend Me a Tenor; Carnival; Present Laughter; Tom Sawyer

1995-1996: On Golden Pond; Quilters; A Distance from Calcutta; The Prisoner of Second Avenue; 1776

The 1999-2000 NTAC production of “The Pajama Game.” Credit: Photo courtesy Newport Theatre Arts Center

1996-1997: Out of Order; Cliffhanger; The Price; The Great American Backstage Musical (encore); Arsenic and Old Lace

1997-1998: Love, Sex and the IRS; She Loves Me; The Constant Wife; Of Mice and Men; Jerry’s Girls; Snoopy

1998-1999: The Mousetrap; Bells Are Ringing; The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie; The Sisters Rosensweig; Rags

1999-2000: Moon Over Buffalo; The Pajama Game; A View from the Bridge; The Heiress; Last of the Red Hot Lovers; My Emperor’s New Clothes

The 1999-2000 NTAC production of “The Heiress.”

The 2000s

2000-2001: Morning’s at Seven; Rumors; The Winslow Boy; Light Up the Sky; Sweet and Hot: The Songs of Harold Arlen; Popeye

2001-2002: The Lion in Winter; Not Now, Darling; Driving Miss Daisy; The Young Man from Atlanta; Sweet Charity; The Princess and the Magical Pea

2002-2003: Mrs. Warren’s Profession; Beau Jest; Twelve Angry Men; Funny Money; Camping with Henry and Tom; The Magical Pied Piper

The 2000-2001 NTAC production of “Morning’s at Seven.” Credit: Photo courtesy Newport Theatre Arts Center

2003-2004: Lost in Yonkers; The Importance of Being Earnest; The Guys (staged reading); The Subject Was Roses; Something to Hide; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; Tom Sawyer (encore)

2004-2005: A Thousand Clowns; Redwood Curtain; The Little Foxes; Mrs. Cage (staged reading); Holiday; Breath of Spring; Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr.

2005-2006: Twentieth Century; Smoke and Mirrors; A Doll’s House; The Sunshine Boys; Guys and Dolls; Adventures of a Comic Book Artist

2006-2007: The Deadly Game; Goodnight Mrs. Puffin; Sight Unseen; Bus Stop; Baby, the Musical; Westward, Whoa

2007-2008: The House of Blue Leaves; Crossing Delancey; The Caine Mutiny Court Martial; The Cocktail Hour; Anything Goes; Aladdin and the Magical Lamp

The 2003 NTAC production of “Tom Sawyer” with Rae Cohen’s grandson, Kiefer (right). Credit: Photo courtesy Newport Theatre Arts Center

2008-2009: Dial ‘M’ for Murder; See How They Run (encore); Hay Fever; The Last Night of Ballyhoo; Ruthless, the Musical; The Big Bad Musical

2009-2010: Social Security; Wait Until Dark; A Few Good Men; The Supporting Cast (encore); Smokey Joe’s Café; The Adventures of Robin Hood

The 2010s

2010-2011: The Rainmaker; Killjoy (encore); All My Sons; The Dixie Swim Club; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; 45 Minutes from Broadway

2011-2012: Biloxi Blues; Sitting Pretty; Ladies in Retirement (encore); Pack of Lies; The Boy Friend; Honk, Jr.!

The 1994-1995 NTAC production of “Lend Me a Tenor.” Credit: Photo courtesy Newport Theatre Arts Center

2012-2013: Art; God’s Favorite (encore); Dr. Cook’s Garden; Brooklyn Boy; Oklahoma!; A Pirate’s Life for Me

2013-2014: An Act of the Imagination; Boeing, Boeing; The Children’s Hour; Dividing the Estate; Company (encore); Cinderella’s Glass Slipper

2014-2015: Fallen Angels; Anna in the Tropics; Witness for the Prosecution; Later Life; Li’l Abner (encore)

2015-2016: Postmortem; Moonlight and Magnolias; Steel Magnolias; Uncle Vanya; 1776 (encore); Groovy!

2016-2017: I Do, I Do!; God of Carnage; A Murder is Announced; How the Other Half Loves; Calendar Girls

NTAC’s 2020 staging of “Taking Sides.” Credit: Photo by Ron Yee

2017-2018: Death by Design; Proof; The Octette Bridge Club (encore); Spitfire Grill; Lend Me a Tenor (encore)

2018-2019: The Hollow; The Amorous Ambassador; The Gin Game; Laughter on the 23rd Floor; Floyd Collins

2019-2020: Enchanted April; Sherlock Holmes, the Final Adventure; Taking Sides

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