VIENNA´S ENGLISH THEATRE

Productions 1963 - 2017

Palais Erzherzog Karl

1963

Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty starring Ruth Brinkmann and George Francis/David Carlile/Anthony Steel
directed by Franz Schafranek

1964

Spoon River by Edgar Lee Masters
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

1965

The Owl and the Pussycat by Bill Manhoff
starring Ruth Brinkmann and Maurice Warner, directed by Franz Schafranek

1966

Spoon River - return engagement

Gallows Humor by Jack Richardson
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

1967

Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas
starring Brian Barnes

Here We Are by Dorothy Parker and

Village Wooing by George Bernard Shaw
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

1968

Four One-Act Plays by Tennessee Williams
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

1969

The Happy Journey and
Queens of France by Thornton Wilder
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

Amerika Haus

1970

The World of Carl Sandburg
starring Ruth Brinkmann, Walker Wyatt and Marilyn Close, directed by Franz Schafranek

1971

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

Palais Erzherzog Karl

1971
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
starring Ruth Brinkmann and Harvey Ashby, directed by Franz Schafranek

Theater Experiment am Liechtenwerd

1971
Lovers by Brian Friel
directed by Franz Schafranek

Palais Erzherzog Karl

1972

Man of Destiny by George Bernard Shaw
starring Ruth Brinkmann, David Belcher and Allen Murley, directed by Franz Schafranek

Amerika Haus
1972

Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty
starring Ruth Brinkmann and Richard Huggett, directed by Franz Schafranek

Lovers by Brian Friel - return engagement

1973

Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

Vienna`s English Theatre in the Josefsgasse

1974

In Praise of Love by Terence Rattigan
starring Ruth Brinkmann, a Continental Premiere directed by Franz Schafranek

An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestly

Amerika Haus

1974
Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

Vienna`s English Theatre in the Josefsgasse

1974 Candida by George Bernard Shaw
starring Dawn Addams

1975

Kingdom of Earth by Tennessee Williams
starring Marianne Faithfull/Ruth Brinkmann

Private Lives by Noël Coward
starring Ruth Brinkmann

Diary of a Madame by Frederick Bradnum

The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog

1976

The Red Devil Battery Sign by Tennessee Williams
starring Ruth Brinkmann, a World Premiere directed by Franz Schafranek

The Constant Wife by W. Somerset Maugham

Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton
starring Rupert Davies

Spoon River starring Ruth Brinkmann and Lance Lumsden, directed by Franz Schafranek

Butley by Simon Gray
starring Hywel Bennet

1977

The Circle by W. Somerset Maugham
starring Mary Martlew

Hay Fever by Noël Coward
starring Mary Martlew

Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty
starring Peter Wyngarde and Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

Otherwise Engaged by Simon Gray
starring David Cameron, a Continental Premiere directed by Cyril Frankel

1978

Relatively Speaking by Alan Ackbourn
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

Relative Values by Noël Coward
starring Dame Anna Neagle, directed by Cyril Frankel

Big Toys by Patrick White
starring Peter Wyngarde, a European Premiere directed by Peter Wyngarde

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
starring Mary Martlew and Ruth Brinkmann

1979

Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott
starring Catherine Schell and Niall Buggy, directed by Cyril Frankel

Here Are Ladies Siobhán McKenna`s One-Woman Show

Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn
starring Mary Martlew

The Lion in Winter by James Goldman
starring Joan Fontaine/Mary Martlew, directed by Cyril Frankel

1980

Last of the Red Hot Lovers by Neil Simon
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

Stage Struck by Simon Gray
a Continental Premiere directed by Christopher Denys

Princess Grace Of Monaco and John Westbrook in
Evocations - a programme of poetry and prose
a World Premiere directed by John Carroll

Play Things by William Saroyan
starring Dana Gillespie, a World Premiere directed by Mai Zetterling

The Shadow of a Gunman by Sean O` Casey
starring Siobhàn McKenna and Niall Buggy, directed by Siobhán McKenna

Dog Days by Simon Gray
a Continental Premiere directed by Simon Gray

1981

Jane by S. N. Behrman based upon a story by W. Somerset Maugham
starring Mary Martlew, directed by Kim Grant

Same Time, Next Year by Bernard Slade
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie

Song of Broadway
arranged and presented by Marcel Prawy
(alternately presented by Ruth Brinkmann)
a World Premiere directed by William Milliè

1982

Ruth Brinkmann portrays Ruth Draper`s Company
of Comic and Dramatic Characters
adapted by Alan Levy with commentaries narrated by Eugene Hartzell
and Sir John Gielgud, a World Premiere directed by Franz Schafranek

Dangerous Corner by J. B. Priestley

The Winslow Boy by Terence Rattigan
directed by Cyril Frankel

The World of Ruth Draper (return engagement)

Mrs. Warren`s Profession by George Bernard Shaw
directed by Cyril Frankel

1983

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring
starring Mary Martlew and David Cameron

Before Breakfast and Hughie by Eugene O´Neill
a South Street Theatre New York Production

Tonight at Eight by Noël Coward
starring Ruth Brinkmann and Mary Martlew, directed by Tony Craven

Candida by George Bernard Shaw
starring Ruth Brinkmann

1984

The Complaisant Lover by Graham Greene
directed by Ruth Brinkmann

Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer
starring David Cameron and Christopher Reich, directed by Joan Kemp-Welch

Noël and Gertie devised by Sheridan Morley
alternately presented by Ruth Brinkmann and David Cameron
a Continental Premiere directed by Kim Grant

The Zoo Story and Counting the Ways
a Continental Premiere - two plays by Edward Albee, direced by Edward Albee

1985

Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw
starring Horst Buchholz

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott
starring Maria Perschy, directed by Cyril Frankel

Painting Churches by Tina Howe
starring Mary Martlew and Ruth Brinkmann, a European Premiere directed by Franz Schafranek

Four American Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwrights
Plays by Edward Albee, David Mamet, Sam Shepard and Lanford Wilson, directed by Edward Albee

1986

The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie
starring Mary Martlew and Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Anna Barry

How the Other Half Loves by Alan Ayckbourn
starring Marisa Mell

The Boys in Autumn by Bernard Sabath
directed by Franz Schafranek

The Circle by W. Somerset Maugham,
starring Mary Martlew, directed by Ruth Brinkmann

Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

1987

Fallen Angels by Noël Coward
starring Ruth Brinkmann and Erwin Strahl

The Lover and A Slight Ache by Harold Pinter
directed by Kevin BiIIington in collaboration with the author

Marriage Play by Edward Albee
a World Premiere directed by the author

Double Double by Roger Rees and Eric Elice
starring Mijou Kovacs, directed by Franz Schafranek

Great American Dramatists

I Can`t Remember Anything by Arthur Miller a Continental Premiere and

Three Plays by Tennessee Williams
starring Ruth Brinkmann and Mary Martlew, directed by Franz Schafranek and Ruth Brinkmann

Night Must Fall by Emlyn Williams
starring Mary Martlew and Kathy Tanner, directed by Ruth Brinkmann

1988

Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward
starring Mary Martlew, Ruth Brinkmann and Kathy Tanner, directed by Joan Kemp-Welch

Look Back in Anger by John Observe
directed by Nicholas Allen

Dangerous Obsession by N. J. Crisp
starring Mijou Kovacs

The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan
starring Ruth Brinkmann

The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Ruth Brinkmann and Franz Schafranek

Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek

1989

Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry
starring Mary Martlew

A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie
starring Maria Perschy and David Cameron

The Woman in Black
adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill

Absurd Personal Singular by Alan Ayckbourn
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Ruth Brinkmann

1990

Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe
starring Maria Perschy and Alfons Haider, directed by Cyril Frankel

Shut Your Eyes and Think of England
by Anthony Marriott and John Chapman
starring Ruth Brinkmann and Kathy Tanner, directed by Ruth Brinkmann

I Ought to be in Pictures by Neil Simon

Spider`s Web by Agatha Christie

Love Letters by A.R. Gurney
starring Marthe Keller/Barbara Wussow and Mathias Habich/Albert Fortell, directed by Franz Schafranek

1991

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
starring Ruth Brinkmann, directed by Franz Schafranek and Ruth Brinkmann

Taking Steps by Alan Ayckbourn
starring David Cameron

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney
starring Linda Gray and Larry Hagman, directed by Franz Schafranek

Three Tall Women by Edward Albee
The World Premiere directed by the author

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney
with Maria Porsche and David Belcher, directed by Glyn O`Malley

I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick
starring Horst Buchholz, Christopher Buchholz and Margaret Fries,
A European Premiere directed by Gavin Cameron-Webb

An Evening with Anthony Quinn
moderated by Paul Hollingdale

Educating Rita by Willy Russell
starring David Cameron, directed by Richard Olivier

1992

The Business of Murder by Richard Harris
directed by Richard Olivier

The Second City
Guest appearance of the Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney
starring Nancy Kwan and David Carradine

My Children! My Africa! by Athol Fugard
Guest appearance of Wisdom Bridge Theatre, Chicago

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney
starring Ruth Brinkmann and David Cameron

Run for Your Wife by Ray Cooney

A Moon for the Misbegotten by Eugene O`Neill

Harvey by Mary Chase
starring David Cameron, directed by Richard Olivier

1993

The Second City
Guest appearance of the Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw

Dylan Thomas: Return Journey directed by Anthony Hopkins

Lettice and Lovage by Peter Shaffer starring Rue McClanahan

See How They Run by Philip King starring David Cameron

The Kingfisher by William Douglas Home starring David Cameron

84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
adapted for the stage by James Roose-Evans, starring Ruth Brinkmann

1994

Corpse! by Gerald Moon

Relatively Speaking by Alan Ayckbourn
starring Ruth Brinkmann and David Cameron

The Gin Game by D.L. Coburn

The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

Woody Guthrie`s American Song
Guest Appearance of Pope Theatre Company, Florida

Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton
starring David Cameron, directed by Richard Olivier

1995

No Sex Please - We`re British by Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot

Under Their Hats
A celebration of the work of Michael Flanders and Donald Swann, devised by Alan Strachan

Agnes of God by John Pielmeier
starring Linda Gray

Murder by Misadventure by Edward Taylor

Faith Healer by Brian Friel

All in the Timing by David Ives

Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn

1996

Don't Dress for Dinner by Marc Camoletti adapted by Robin Hawdon

The Second City
Guest appearance of the Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde,
adapted by Herbert Moulton and Eva Weidermann directed by Ruth Brinkmann and Delena Kidd

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier, adapted by Diana Morgan
starring Kate O´Mara

Having Our Say by Emily Mann
adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth,
A European Premiere directed by Glyn O`Malley

A Midsummer Night`s Dream by William Shakespeare
directed by Glen Walford

1997

The Dresser by Ronald Harwood directed by Glen Walford

The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

The Rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Travels with my Aunt by Graham Greene adapted by Giles Havergal

Ten Little Indians by Agatha Christie

As You Like It by William Shakespeare directed by Glen Walford

1998

The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

A Bedfull of Foreigners by Dave Freeman

Skylight by David Hare

Romantic Comedy by Bernard Slade directed by Roger Redfarn

Deathtrap by Ira Levin directed by Peter Rowe

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune by Terrence McNally
starring Julia Stemberger, directed by Beverly Blankenship

1999

V.E.T. FRINGE
Crooked Teeth by Rapscallion Productions
Kvetch by Steven Berkoff (with Benedict Cumberbatch)

Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw directed by Roger Redfarn

Great Personalities
Liliane Montevecchi in On the Boulevard
Leslie Nielsen as Clarence Darrow
Jim Post in Mark Twain and the Laughing River

The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

Sylvia by A.R. Gurney directed by Gavin Cameron-Webb

Shylock written and performed by Gareth Armstrong

Who`s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee

2000

Kat and the Kings by David Kramer and Taliep Petersen

The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

V.E.T. FRINGE
A Family Outing by Ursula Martinez

Lady Windermere`s Fan by Oscar Wilde

Someone Who`ll Watch Over Me by Frank McGuinness

Kat and the Kings - return engagement

2001

V.E.T. FRINGE
Skin by Sara Mason

The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson

Say Who You Are by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall

The Portrait of Dorian Gray by Glen Walford
World Premiere of a new adaptation of Oscar Wilde`s "The Picture of Dorian Gray"

The Drawer Boy by Michael Healey - European Premiere

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier adapted by Clifford Williams

2002

The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

Proof by David Auburn

The English Lovers: Who`s on Next? Guest appearance

Stones in his Pockets by Marie Jones

Move Over Mrs Markham by Ray Cooney and John Chapman

Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton

2003

Murder in Green Meadows by Douglas Post

The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia by Edward Albee - European Premiere

Quartet by Ronald Harwood

Romeo & Juliet by Whilliam Shakespeare

Intent to Murder by Leslie Sands

2004

The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

The Syringa Tree by Pamela Gien

Kat and the Kings - return engagement

There Goes the Bride by Ray Cooney & John Chapman

Life after George by Hannie Rayson

Deadly Nightcap by Francis Durbridge

2005

Boom Chicago the famous comedy and improvisation group

Feelgood by Alistair Beaton

Visiting Mr Green by Jeff Baron

Breaking Legs by Tom Dulack

Fully Committed by Becky Mode

Write me a Murder by Frederick Knott
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2006

Der Mikado oder ein Tag in Titipu by Gilbert & Sullivan

Doubt by John Patrick Shanley
A European Premiere

Entre Ciel et Chair (en français) by Christiane Singer

Fallen Angels by Noël Coward

Love’s a Luxury by Guy Paxton and Edward V. Hoile

Billie Holiday - Tribute to a Blue Lady written and performed Carole Alston

The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

Arms and the Man by Bernard Shaw
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2007

Huis Clos de Jean-Paul Sartre

Nicole Beutler in
A Picasso by Jeffrey Hatcher

Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley

Perfect Wedding by Robin Hawdon

Souvenir by Stephen Temperley

Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward
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2008

Lei Dunque Capirà by Claudio Magris

The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

Donkey´s Years by Michael Frayn

Old Wicked Songs by Jon Marans

Deadly Murder by David Foley

Duet for One by Tom Kempinski

Charley´s Aunt by Brandon Thomas
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2009

Soirée Romantique (en français)

The Price by Arthur Miller

The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago

The 1960´s Broadway Musical Hit
I Do! I Do! by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt

Out of Order by Ray Cooney

2 Pianos 4 Hands by Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring
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2010

God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza

Francis Durbridge´s Thriller Suddenly at Home

A Capital Affair by Rich Orloff

Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks
A comedy by Richard Alfieri

Oscar Wilde’s
The Importance of being Earnest

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2011

Une production de l’ATELIER THEATRE ACTUEL en accord avec la Compagnie Les Larrons
IL FAUT QU’UNE PORTE SOIT OUVERTE OU FERMÉE
d’Alfred de Musset

In celebration of Tennessee Williams’ 100th anniversary
Cat on a hot tin Roof

World Premiere of
Stone cold Murder
A thriller by James Cawood

Funny Money
A farce by Ray Cooney

Bloodshot
a thriller by Douglas Post

Rough Crossing
a delightful comedy by Tom Stoppard

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2012


The Second City
Guest appearance of The Second City Comedy Club, Chicago - Laugh Out Loud Tour

Time Stands Still
by Donald Margulies

Engaging Shaw
a romantic comedy by John Morogiello

Boeing Boeing
A farce by Marc Camoletti

Black Pearl Sings!
by Frank Higgins

Lend Me a Tenor
Ken Ludwig’s legendary comedy

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2013


The Woman in Black
Stephen Mallatratt’s thrilling stage hit

Black Tie
a new comedy by A.R. Gurney

Key For Two
a farce by John Chapman and Dave Freeman

Vienna’s English Theatre Youth Ensemble presents
Spring Awakening - The Musical
V.E.T. Special

Dear Liar
adapted by Jerome Kilty

Agatha Christie’s
Witness for the Prosecution
starring Katharina Stemberger

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2014


The Second City - Comedy Club, Chicago

Vienna’s English Theatre Youth Ensemble presents
You're a good Man, Charlie Brown
Music, Book and Lyrics by Clark Gesner

European Premiere
Other Desert Cities
by Jon Robin Baitz

Moonlight and Magnolias
by Ron Hutchinson

Shakespeare’s 450th Anniversary
Much ado about nothing
by William Shakespeare

World Premiere of the English Version of BUTTERBROT
Chickenshit
by Gabriel Barylli

Bad Dates
by Theresa Rebeck

Dial „M“ for Murder
by Frederick Knott

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2015


English Lovers
A Great Evening of Improbable Improvisation

Venus In Fur
by David Ives

John Buchan and Alfred Hitchcock‘s
The 39 Steps

Vienna’s English Theatre Youth Ensemble presents
Blood Brothers
a Musical by Willy Russell

Ken Ludwig’s
Fox On The Fairway

European Premiere
Annapurna
by Sharr White

Pygmalion
by Bernard Shaw

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2016


Groupie
by Arnold Wesker

Continental Premiere
Hello/Goodbye
by Peter Souter

The English Lovers
Another Great Evening of Improbable Improvisation

Vienna’s English Theatre Youth Ensemble presents
Into the Woods

Run for your Wife
by Ray Cooney

Woody Sez
The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie

Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare

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2017


Sleuth
by Anthony Shaffer

Continental Premiere
Outside Mullingar
by John Patrick Shanley

Vienna’s English Theatre Youth Ensemble presents
Rent

The English Lovers
Another Great Evening of Improbable Improvisation

Beau Jest
by James Sherman

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