Play Logs

If you have knowledge or record of additional shows not listed here, please contact Players of Utica at 315-724-7624.  Much of our memorabilia was destroyed in the fire, May 28, 1999.

1914–1915

THE INSTANTANEOUS MINSTRELS)

AN ECCENTRIC DANCE )

THREE PIOUS PILGRIMS )

THE ARTIST’S DREAM ) Jan. 22, 1914

WORKHOUSE WARD )

THE MAN FROM BLANKLEYS Feb. 19, 1914

1915–1916

Frank Stirling, Director from 1916 – 1931

MAKER OF DREAMS )

‘OP O’ ME THUMB ) Feb. 19, 1914

FOOD )

*CHINESE ROMANCE (SAN TOY) Dec. 9, 1915

HER LADYSHIP’S JEWELS )

A LITTLE FOWL PLAY ) Mar. 2, l916

1916—1917

GREEN STOCKINGS Dec. 7, 1916

1917—1918

ALLIED FESTA Dec. 10 – 15, 1917 (War Benefit) Tennis Club

1918—1919

A MAD HATTER COFFEE HOUSE Feb. 27, 1919

BOBBY EDWARDS SHOW

ROSEBURY SHRUB

1919—1920

MAN WHO MARRIED A DUMB WIFE )

THE OLD LADY SHOWS HER MEDALS) Jan. 29, 1920

1920—1921

THE WILL)

THREE PILLS IN A BOTTLE ) Nov. 18, 1920 at the New Century Club

SUPPRESSED DESIRES )

TRIFLES )

MISS CIVILIZATION ) Jan. 25, 1921

GAME OF CHESS )

SUPPRESSED DESIRES )

GAME OF CHESS ) April 18, 1921 Gaiety Theater Legion Benefit

MISS CIVILIZATION )

1921—1922

WHERE THE CROSS IS MADE )

LAND OF HEARTS DESIRE ) Dec. ? 1921

THE FLORISTS SHOP )

YOUNG PERSON IN PINK Feb. 9, 1922

1922—1923

HELENA’S HUSBAND )

TORCHES ) Nov. 28, 1922

LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN Dec. 18, 1922

HER HUSBAND’S WIFE )

BETWEEN TWO RAYS OF MOONLIGHT ) April 12, 1923

1923—1924

EGYPT’S EYES Nov. 27, 1923 Nov. 28, 1923 (Colonial)

LIGHT OF DAWN )

OPEN DOOR )

WHERE THE WHIRLWIND BLOWS )

THE ARROW ) Feb. 1, 1924 at the Country Day School

*THE GONDOLIERS May 12 – 13, 1924

1924—1925

SHAM )

IN HONOR BOUND )

MATINATA ) Oct. 30, 1924

  1. PIM PASSES BY Nov. 17, 1924

THE ROSE )

FIGUREHEADS )

THE SWEETHEART GAME ) Dec. 11, 1924

ON CHRISTMAS EVE Jan. 24, 1925 (Juniors)

IF I WERE KING Feb. 18-21 1925

MYSTERIOUS BERTIE April 1, l925 shop

*THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD May 6-8, 1925 Day School

1925—1926

THE LOAN OF A LOVER )

SERVICE ) Nov. 3, 1925

THREE WISE FOOLS Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 1925

THE GIANTS’ STAIR )

WHERE BUT IN AMERICA ) Dec. 14, 1925

SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE JAN. 11-12, 1926

THE VALIANT Jan. 29, 1926 at library

THE VALIANT )

A MATTER OF HUSBANDS ) Feb. 16, 1926 at the shop

THREE WISE FOOLS Feb. 29, 1926 Lake Placid

THE SURVIVORS Mar. 22, 1926 Workshop

GOOD MEDICINE

THE PASSING OF THE THIRD FLOOR BACK April 8-9, 1926 Day School

THE SURVIVORS April 21-24, 1926 an original operetta by Drs. Turner, Baldwin, Pugh, and Miller (the Doctors’ Orchestra) at the Country Day School

SIX WHO PASS WHILE LENTILS BOIL )

THE KING’S AUNT SITS ON THE FLOOR )

SIR DAVID WEARS A CROWN ) May 15 (Juniors)

1926—1927

POMANDER WALK Nov. 4-5, 1926 Day School

THE DREAMY KID )

SUICIDE )

JUDGE LYNCH ) Nov. 30, 1926 Workshop

CAPTAIN APPLEJACK Dec. 14-16, 1926 Day School

IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE Feb. 8, 1927 at Rome

IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE Feb 10-11, 1927 Day School

CAPTAIN APPLEJACK Feb. 19, 1927 at Lake Placid Club Winter Carnival

ALICE IN WONDERLAND & KNAVE OF HEARTS (Juniors) Mar. 5, 1927

LOYALTIES May 4-5, 1927

1927—1928

*SWEETHEARTS Nov. 16-18, 1927 Day School

WITNESS FOR THE DEFENSE Jan. 13-14, 1928 Day School

THE FIRST YEAR Feb. 15-17, 1928 Day School

THE FIRST YEAR Feb. 20, 1928 at Lake Placid Club

THE MAYOR AND THE MANICURE )

SPRING )

THE CAMBERLY TRIANGLE ) Mar. 12, 1928 Workshop

POST MORTEMS )

THE FINGER OF GOD )

THE POT BOILER ) April 19, 1928 Workshop

THE SERPENT’S TOOTH )

GOOD THEATRE )

THE TRYSTING PLACE ) May 15, 1928 Workshop

THE CHARM SCHOOL May 19, 1928 (Juniors)

THE SERPENT’S TOOTH )

THE MAYOR AND THE MANICURE )

SPRING )

THE TRYSTING PLACE ) May 23, 1928 at Day School

1928—1929

GREAT MOMENTS )

THE GIRL )

ACROSS THE BORDER ) Oct. 10, 1928 Workshop

CAESAR’S WIFE Oct. 26-27, 1928 Day School

THE QUEEN’S HUSBAND Dec. 11-13, 1928 Day School

UNDER COVER Feb. 26-27, 1929 Day School

SUN UP April 15-16, 1929 Day School

THURSDAY EVENING )

THE MAN IN THE BOWLER HAT )

THE HOUSE WITH THE TWISTY WINDOWS ) April 24, 1929 Workshop

THE DECORATORS )

THE YELLOW TRIANGLE )

THE SIDE KICK ) May 20, 1929 Workshop

THE SURVIVORS June 5, 1929 Westminster Church, 123rd Annual Meeting of the Medical Society of New York State

1929—1930 ** MOVED INTO THE NEW HARTFORD MOVIE THEATER **

MONSIEUR BEAUCAIRE Oct. 29-31,Nov. 1, 1929

WOMEN FOLKS )

STATION Y.Y.Y.Y. )

THE BREAKING OF THE CALM ) Nov. 22-23, 1929

THE LAST OF MRS. CHENEY Dec. 17-21, 1929

BEDROOM SUITE )

MARKED PAID )

THANK YOU DOCTOR ) Jan. 27-28, 1930

MISTER ANTONIO Feb. 24-28, 1930

THE LAST WARNING May 6-10 Benefit Amicable Lodge May 12-13, 1930

MISS CIVILIZATION )

LUCY, THE FARMER’S DAUGHTER )

THE WOMEN FOLKS ) May 27-28, 1930

1930—1931

THE ROYAL FAMILY Oct. 28-31, 1930

THE FIRST DRESS SUIT )

ROSALIND )

COPY ) Nov. 24-25, 1930

THE PERFECT ALIBI Dec. 16-19, 1930

*THE RED MILL Feb. 11-17, 1931

THE FAR AWAY PRINCESS )

THE GRILL )

MISS MISKIN’S HUSBAND ) Mar. 25-26, 1931

SECRETS April 28-30, May 1, 1931

THE SIDE KICK )

GREEN CHARTREUSE )

ACROSS THE BORDER )

THE POT BOILER ) May 26-27, 1931

1931—1932

Director: Philip Sheffield

HOLIDAY Oct. 27-30, 1931

SEVENTH HEAVEN Dec. 16-19, 1931

TRAINS )

THE GHOST STORY )

DRUMS OF OUDE ) Jan. 11-12, 1932

LADIES OF THE JURY Feb. 3-8, 1932

THE GLITTERING GATE )

THE ROBBERY )

THE SUN ) Mar. 7-8, 1932

CANDIDA April 12-15, 1932

HAY FEVER May 4-7, 1932 (Frank Stirling benefit)

THE CONFLICT )

THE REHEARSAL )

FINDERS KEEPERS )May 23-24, 1932

1932—1933

Director: Thurber

THE FIRST MRS. FRASER Nov. 1-4, 1932

THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS Nov. 21-22, 1932

BROADWAY Dec. 14-18, 1932

DEAR BRUTUS Feb. 1-3, 1933

KEMPY Feb. 20-21, 1933

MY SON Mar. 21-24, 1933

PETER PAN April 22, 1933 (Juniors)

*NAUGHTY MARIETTA May 9-16, 1933

1933-1934

Director: Thurber

CRAIG’S WIFE Oct. 24-26, 1933

WEDDING BELLS Nov. 29-31, 1933

UP POPS THE DEVIL Dec. 13-15, 1933

THE DONOVAN AFFAIR Jan. 29-30 Mar. 1 (Rome) Mar. 9, 1934

ARIZONA

DADDY LONG LEGS April 13-14,1934

THE LATE CHRISTOPHER BEAN April 25-27, 1934

THE DONOVAN AFFAIR May 15, 1934 (Doctors’ Convention)

THE GHOST TRAIN May 22-26, (benefit)

1934—1935

Director: Dean

HE WHO GETS SLAPPED

GOODBYE AGAIN

THE TRIAL OF MARY DUGAN

HER MASTER’S VOICE

CANDLE LIGHT

*THE STUDENT PRINCE

1935—1936

Director: Dean

THE CONSTANT WIFE

BIG HEARTED HERBERT

THE BISHOP MISBEHAVES

THE MILKY WAY

ONCE IN A LIFETIME

THE BAD MAN

THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

1936—1937

Director: La Sueur

BOTH YOUR HOUSES

SMILING THROUGH

CEILING ZERO

*THE VAGABOND KING

1937—1938

Director: La Sueur

CALL IT A DAY

CRIMINAL AT LARGE

THE SURVIVORS (Revival)

THE RETURN OF PETER GRIMM

MOONLIGHT AT CROSSROADS

PRODIGAL SON

LATE FALL, LATE AFTERNOON

THE IRON LUNG

STREET SCENE

LITTLE WOMEN (Juniors)

1938—1939

THREE CORNERED MOON

NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH

MRS. MOONLIGHT

EXCURSION

WHAT EVERY WOMAN KNOWS

1939—1940

Phil Sheffield, Director from 1939 – 1957

YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU

NIGHT MUST FALL

THE BOOMERANG

THE FRONT PAGE

MLLE. MODISTE

1940—1941

THE DOVER ROAD

STAGE DOOR Dec. 12-13, 1940

KIND LADY

BIOGRAPHY

NICK OF THE WOODS

MACBETH School

1941—1942

THE MALE ANIMAL

AH, WILDERNESS

COUNSELOR AT LAW

GEORGE WASHINGTON SLEPT HERE

SHAKESPEARE PAGEANT

THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

1942—1943

SKYLARK

THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER

EVE IF ST. MARK

KNAVE OF HEARTS

ONCE IN A BLUE MOON

STAY AT HOME REBEL

WHISPERING WIRES

AS HUSBANDS GO

1943—1944 at St. Francis

PAPA IS ALL

GUEST IN THE HOUSE

JUNIOR MISS

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

1944—1945 at St. Francis

MY SISTER EILEEN

THERE’S ALWAYS JULIET

THE CORN IS GREEN

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN (Juniors)

ANGEL STREET

1945—1946

KISS AND TELL

LADIES IN RETIREMENT

BLITHE SPIRIT

SNAFU

1946—1947

THE DOUGH GIRLS

BELL FOR ADANO

PYGMALION

THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET

1947-1948

New Hartford Movie Theater

YEARS AGO

DEEP ARE THE ROOTS

TEN LITTLE INDIANS

DARK VICTORY

1948—1949

I LIKE IT HERE

DOUBLE DOOR

JOHN LOVES MARY

*NO, NO, NANETTE

1949—1950

Roxy Theater

AN INSPECTOR CALLS

JENNY KISSED ME

SERVANT IN THE HOUSE

*ROBERTA

1950—1951

Roxy Theater

GOODBYE MY FANCY

PORTRAIT IN BLACK

HARVEY

JANE EYRE

1951—1952

New Hartford Movie Theater

LIGHT UP THE SKY

THE TWO MRS. CARROLLS

BORN YESTERDAY

THE HASTY HEART

*IRENE

1952—1953

THE SPIDER

REMAINS TO BE SEEN

THE SILVER CHORD

STATE OF THE UNION

*OH BOY

1953—1954

AFFAIRS OF STATE

STALAG 17

THE WOMEN Dec. 10-12, 1953

BE YOUR AGE

*HIT THE DECK

1954—1955

THE MOON IS BLUE Oct. 20-21; Oct. 22, 1954 for Whitestown Kiwanis Club

MY THREE ANGELS

MISTER ROBERTS Feb. 23, 1955 for Amicable Lodge; Feb. 24-25 for Players members and guests; Feb. 26 for Utica Post 229 American Legion

SABRINA FAIR April 20 for Whitestown Kiwanis Club; April 21-22 for Players members; April 23 for Newspaper Guild of Utica.

*FINIAN’S RAINBOW

1955-1956

DIAL M FOR MURDER

THE CAINE MUTINY COURT MARTIAL

KING OF HEARTS

LATE LOVE

*SOUTH PACIFIC June 5, 1956 for DeMolay; June 6-8 for Players members; June 9 the American Legion

1956—1957

THE ZEAL OF THY HOUSE at Grace Church Marjorie A. Hughes Nov. 13, 1956

DESPERATE HOURS

THE SOLID GOLD CADILLAC

ANASTASIA

THE PONDER HEART

*SHOWBOAT

1957—1958

TIME LIMIT

OH MEN! OH WOMEN!

TEA HOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON

INHERIT THE WIND

THE LADY’S NOT FOR BURNING

*OKLAHOMA

1958—1959

Director: Richard Miller

BUS STOP

VISIT TO A SMALL PLANET

TEA AND SYMPATHY

THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT Nancy Foell of Yale University Drama 140 Production, Jan. 28-31, 1959

*CAROUSEL

MONIQUE

THE TENDER TRAP

*GUYS AND DOLLS

*PAJAMA GAME Dec. 1-3, 1960

1959—1960

Director: Richard Miller

DETECTIVE STORY Feb. 11-13, 18, 20, 1960

DEATH OF A SALESMAN April 21-23, 28-30, 1960

THE GAZEBO

*BRIGADOON June 1-4, 7-11, 1960

1960—1961

THE WAYWARD WAY

A MAJORITY OF ONE

THE COUNTRY GIRL Richard Miller Feb. 2-4,9-11, 1961

OUR TOWN

1961-1962 ** MOVED TO 19 OXFORD ROAD**

ROSMERSHOLM

WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION

*KISS ME KATE

SEE HOW THEY RUN

SUMMER AND SMOKE

1962-1963

SEE HOW THEY RUN Joe Karam Nov. 14-17, 1962

*MOST HAPPY FELLA

OUTWARD BOUND

AMPHITRYON 38

AUTUMN GARDEN

WRITE ME A MURDER

1963-1964

THE MARRIAGE GO ROUND

*THE BELLS ARE RINGING Ralph Allinger May 15-17, 1964

SUNDAY IN NEW YORK

1964—1965

THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH Director: John Jones

SEPARATE TABLES

EVERYBODY LOVES OPAL Director: Charis Bain

THE MOUSETRAP Betsy Henn April 8-10, 1965

*THE FANTASTICKS Charis Bain June 16-19, 1965

1965—1966

A RAINY DAY IN NEWARK John Jones and Doris Spring Oct. 14-17, 1965

THE POTTING SHED Charis Bain Dec. 2-4, 1965

THE CAT AND THE CANARY Martha Gates Feb. 17-19, 1966

MARY, MARY Charis Bain April 14-17, 1966

*THE FANTASTICKS Charis Bain

1966—1967

ANNIVERSARY WALTZ Doris Spring Oct. 7-9, 14, 16, 1966

A CASE OF LIBEL Harrison Cline Dec. 2-4, 1966

THE MOUSE THAT ROARED Roger Richards Feb. 23-26, 1967

THE PLEASURE OF HIS COMPANY Martha Gates April 20-23, 1967

*CAMELOT Harrison Cline

1967—1968

TWO BLIND MICE Sept, 18-20, 26-27 John Kakaty

A THOUSAND CLOWNS Doris Spring

SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR Charis Bain

ALL THE BETTER TO KILL YOU WITH Harrison Cline Feb. 8-11, 1968

THE ODD COUPLE Eileen Sparks

1968—1969

*HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Doris Spring Oct. 17-19, 25-26, 1968

WALTZ OF THE TOREADORS Charis Bain Nov. 21-23, 1968

TWO FOR THE SEESAW Harrison Cline Jan. 9-11, 1969

ABSENCE OF A CELLO Doris Spring

NOBODY LOVES AN ALBATROSS Joe Tierno

LUV July 31, Aug. 1-2, 1969 Doris Spring

1969—1970

TWO BLIND MICE John Kakaty Sept. 18-20, 1969

DON’T DRINK THE WATER Dolly Freed

THE LION IN WINTER Doris Spring Jan. 15-17, 23, 1970; Jan. 24 for Rotary

SEND ME NO FLOWERS Robert Barone Jan. 8-10, 1970

YOU KNOW I CAN’T HEAR YOU WHEN THE WATER’S RUNNING Kakaty, Spring, Bernstein & Ancona August 13-16, 21-22, 1970

1970-1971

SPOFFORD Doris Spring Oct. 15-17, 23-24, 1970

THE GREAT SEBASTIANS Jim & Win Haslam Nov. 19-22, 28, 1970

THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE Doris Spring Jan. 28-30, Feb. 5,6, 1971. Feb. 12,13 Clinton High School

THE GIRL IN THE FREUDIAN SLIP John Kakaty Mar. 25-28, April 1-3, 1971

MEASURE FOR MEASURE Allan Kennedy April 29-30, May 1-2, 6-8, 1971

OUR TOWN Win Haslam July 9-19, 1971. At Munson –Williams-Proctor July 13, 1971

1971—1972

LOVERS AND OTHER STRANGERS Harrison Cline Sept. 23-26, 1971

I NEVER SANG FOR MY FATHER Doris Spring Nov. 11-14, 1971

*LITTLE MARY SUNSHINE Jim Haslam & Larry Friedman Feb. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, 1972

WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE Rod Foote April 6-9, 14-15 1972

PYGMALION AND GALATEA May 11-14, 1972?

FORTY CARETS Harrison Cline June 1-3, 9-12 1972

1972—1973

NORMAN, IS THAT YOU? Gary Harke Sept. 28-30, Oct. 1. 6, 7, 1972

THE NIGHT THOREAU SPENT IN JAIL

VISIT TO A SMALL PLANET Rod Foote April 6-8, 14-15, 1972

*ANYTHING GOES Doris Spring & Peter Cavallo June 1-2,8-9,15-16, 1973

ALICE IN WONDERLAND – October, 1973: – children’s show – first production done in the pub – directed by Robert G. Barone

1973—1974

ANY WEDNESDAY ?

FIVE FINGER EXERCISE Gary Harke

THE DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF ?

DARK OF THE MOON ?

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS ?

1974—1975

THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN IN THE MOON MARIGOLDS John Kakaty

THE CRUCIBLE Gary Harke Nov. 7-10?

*HELLO DOLLY Harrison Cline

ANNABELLE THE UNHAPPY WITCH (Children) Anita Eannace

ENTER LAUGHING Doris Spring

1975—1976

THE LITTLE FOXES Harrison Cline

THE ROSE TATOO Carol Bellini-Sharp

*GUYS AND DOLLS Doris Spring

CLERAMBARD Dan Fusillo

1976—1977

HARVEY Joseph Karam

WHAT THE BUTLER SAW John Kakaty

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Dan Fusillo

COUNT DRACULA Richard Harden

1977—1978

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF Harrison Cline

ANNE OF A THOUSAND DAYS Vera Bernstein June 8-11, 1978

THE INNOCENTS Dan Fusillo

*CARNIVAL Ron Medici

1978—1979

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Joe Tierno Nov. 16-18, 24-25, 1978

BLITHE SPIRIT Larry Friedman Mar. 22-24, 31, 1979

THE ODD COUPLE John Kakaty May 10-12, 19, 1979

SHERLOCK HOLMES Sept. 28-30, Oct. 7, 1978 Dan Fusillo

THE LITTLEST ANGEL (Children) Marion Viglietta

*B J C B Musical by Louis Angelini, directed by Joseph Karam June 25-28, 1979

1979—1980

GLASS MENAGERIE Robert Barone Sept. 27-29, Oct. 6, 1979

THE GOOD DOCTOR Nov. 15-17, 24, 1979 Dan Fusillo

THE ROPE DANCERS John Kakaty Mar. 13-15, 22, 1980

THE LAST MEETING OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIAS James Gifford May 8-10, 17, 1980

1980—1981

NIGHT WATCH Win Haslam Sept. 25-27, Oct. 3-4, 1980

THE PRICE, Directed by Randy Fields, Nov. 20-22, 28-29, 1980

THE GINGERBREAD LADY John Kakaty Mar. 19-21, 27-28, 1981

*YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, Directed by Randy Fields

VANITIES Dan Fusillo May 14-16, 22-23, 1981

*FIORELLO Joe Karam Aug. 14-16, 22-23, 1981

1981—1982

SWEENEY TODD Dan Fusillo Oct. 1-3, 9-19, 1981

LIGHT UP THE SKY John Kakaty Nov. 19-21, 27-28, 1981

SLY FOX John Kakaty Mar. 18-20, 26-27, 1982

VERONICA’S ROOM Robert Barone May 13-15, 21-22, 1982

*LOOKING FOR JOEY (cabaret musical) Dan Fusillo, Tom Aquino

*FANTASTICKS Joe Karam

1982—1983

GOD’S FAVORITE Randy Fields Sept. 23-25, Oct. 1-2, 1982

THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES Teresa Kakaty Nov. 18-20, 26-27, 1982

WHOSE LIFE IS IT ANYWAY? John Kakaty Mar. 17-19, 25-26, 1983

FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE Dan Fusillo ?

TRIBUTE Dan Fusillo May 12-14, 20-21, 1983

*SCROOGE Peter Loftus, Annemarie Garramone

*TOP TEN (cabaret musical) Dan Fusillo, Tom Aquino

1983-1984

THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Joseph Karam Sept. 29-30,Oct. 1, 7-8, 1983

LAURA Nov. 17-19, 25-26, 1983

SCROOGE Peter Loftus

*STAR TREATMENT Pub musical by Dan Fusillo & Bonnie Ruckel Mar. 2-4, 9-10, 1984

MASS APPEAL Robert Barone Mar. 22-24, 30-31, 1984

BEDROOM FARCE Dan Fusillo May 10-12, 18-19, 1984

1984-85

CRIMES OF THE HEART Dan Fusillo Sept. 27-29, Oct. 5-6, 1984

THE GIN GAME Teresa Kakaty Nov. 15-17, 23-24, 1984

SCROOGE Peter Loftus Dec. 7-9, 1984

WHEN YOU COMIN’ BACK, RED RYDER? Peter Loftus Mar. 14-16, 22-23, 1985

THE SUNSHINE BOYS John Kakaty May 16-18, 24-25, 1985

*THE PAJAMA GAME Dan Fusillo, Bonnie Ruckel July 18-20, 26-27, 1985

YOUTH WORKSHOP Dan Fusillo

1985-1986

ON GOLDEN POND Peter Loftus Sept. 26-28, Oct. 4-5, 1985

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK Joe Karam Nov. 14-16, 22-23, 1985

SCROOGE Peter Loftus Dec. 7-8, 14-15, 1985

‘NIGHT MOTHER John Kakaty Mar. 20-22, 28-29, 1986

ENTER LAUGHING Dan Fusillo May 15-17, 23-24, 1986

*HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Aug. 7-9, 14-16, 1986

1986-1987

MORNING’S AT SEVEN Peter Loftus Oct. 2-4, 9-11, 1986

COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME, JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN Dan Fusillo Nov. 13-15, 20-22, 1986

SCROOGE Peter Loftus Dec. 11-12, 18-20, 1986

COME BLOW YOUR HORN Joe Karam Mar. 12-14, 19-21, 1987

NO SEX, PLEASE, WE’RE BRITISH Jane Metzger May 7-9, 14-16, 1987

*MUSIC MAN Dan Fusillo Aug. 6-9, 13-15, 1987

1987—1988

ALL ABOUT EVE Dan Fusillo Oct. 1-3, 8-10, 1987

DON’T DRINK THE WATER Joe Karam Nov. 19-21, 27-28, 1987

SCROOGE Peter Loftus

OUR TOWN Robert Barone Mar. 2-4, 17-19, 1988

THE KING’S BALCONY (Children’s pub show) Jane Metzger Mar. 25

LOVERS AND OTHER STRANGERS John Kakaty May 5-7, 12-14, 1988

*ANYTHING GOES Aug. 11-13, 18-20, 1988

1988—1989

DEATH TRAP Peter Loftus Oct. 6-9, 13-15, 1988

*SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM Dan Fusillo Nov. 11-13, 17-19, 1988

SCROOGE Peter Loftus Dec. 2-4, 9-11, 1988

PLAZA SUITE John Kakaty May 4-7, 11-13, 1989

CHAPTER TWO Joe Karam & Tubby LaPorte June 8-11, 15-17,1989

1989-1990

HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES Jane Metzger Oct. 12-14, 19-21, 1989

SCROOGE Peter Loftus First time at Stanley Dec. 7-9, 1989

JUST LIKE OLD TIMES )

LEPERS ) Robert Barone Original in pub Jan?

SOCIAL SECURITY Joe Karam & Tubby LaPorte Feb. 15-17, 22-25, 1990

THE GOLDEN AGE Michele O’Neil April

*STEPPING OUT Dan Fusillo June 7-9, 14-16, 1990

1990—1991

MINNIE’S BOYS Dan Fusillo Oct. 25-27, Nov. 1-3, 1990

LAUNDRY AND BOURBON Jane Metzger )

REMEMBER THE GOOD OLE DAYS – January, 1991 – pub show – original one-act written and directed by Robert G. Barone

DEATH KNOCKS Rick Signorelli ) Pub show Mar. 14-16, 1991

SCROOGE Peter Loftus

THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 Peter Loftus Jan. 31-Feb. 1-2, 7-9, 1991

STEEL MAGNOLIAS John Kakaty April 18-20, 25-27, 1991

THE FOREIGNER Joe Karam June 6-8, 13-15, 1991

THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Peter Loftus & Bonnie Hibbard July 17-20, 15-27, 1991

ANNA ASCENDS Gerard Moses with Ethnic Heritage Studies Center, Utica College Aug. 1-4, 1991. Pub show.

1991—1992

*CHICAGO Dan Fusillo & John Krause Oct. Oct. 17-19, 23-29, 1991

ANTIGONE Jane Metzger Nov. 21-23, Pub

SCROOGE Peter Loftus

THE DINING ROOM Jane Metzger Mar. 5-7, 12-14, 1992

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE Joe Karam, Tubby LaPorte April 30, May 1-2, 7-9, 1992

NUNSENSE Peter Loftus June 17-20, 24-28, 1992 June 25, Hospice Benefit

1992—1993

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Thom Capozella Sept. 24-26, Oct. 1-3, 1992

MURDER AT THE HOWARD JOHNSON’S Michele O’Neil Nov. 7-8, 12-14, 1992

SCROOGE Peter Loftus

A WINTER’S TALE Thom Capozzella Feb. 20-22, 27-29 Pub

PARTING SHOT Joe Mascaro, original pub show Feb. 4-6, 1993

ITALIAN AMERICAN RECONCILIATION ) Robert Barone Mar. 18-20, 15-17, 1993

LIFE IS ONLY SEVEN POINTS )

THE LEDGE, THE LEDGER, AND THE LEGEND ) Joe Bouse April 3-4, 1993 Pub

*PERSONALS Jackie Jones April 23-25 Pub

SLY FOX John Kakaty May 28-30 ?

THE GOOD DOCTOR Gene Davidson June 17-19, 1993 Pub

*I DO, I DO Joe Karam Aug. 6-8?

1993—1994

NUNSENSE II Peter Loftus Sept. 16-18, 24-25, 30, Oct. 1-2, 1993

PAINTING CHURCHES Jackie Jones Nov. 11-13, 18-20, 1993

THE ODD COUPLE Joe Karam & Tubby LaPorte Mar. 17-19, 24-26, 1994

MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Thom Capozzella April 7-9. 1994 Pub

*THE WORLD GOES ROUND Dan Fusillo May 12-14, 19-21, 27-28, 1994

1994—1995

*GYPSY Peter Loftus Sept. 29-30, Oct. 1, 4-6, 1994

THE BOYS NEXT DOOR Steve Orton 1994

SCROOGE Peter Loftus Dec. 3, 1994

LOVE LETTERS Bob Barone Feb.14, 1995 Presented several times in the area

ISN’T IT ROMANTIC Sheila Jasek-Snow Mar. 9-11, 16-18, 1995

RUMORS Jackie Osterman May 12-14, 19-21, 1995

THE KING’S BALCONY Jane Metzger April 7-9, 1995

COMPANY Paul Cruskie July 13-15, 20-22, 1995

1995—1996

*THE GOODBYE GIRL Dan Fusillo Oct. 5-7,12-14, 1995

AGNES OF GOD John Kakaty Nov. 16-18, 24-26, 1995

SCROOGE Peter Loftus Dec. 8-9, 1995

I STAND BEFORE YOU NAKED Deborah Ferguson Mar. 1-3, 1996 (Pub show)

DARK OF THE MOON Robert Barone Mar. 21-23, 28-30, 1996

*A MY NAME IS ALICE Jackie Jones Osterman (Pub show) April 11-13, 1996

BROADWAY BOUND Joe Karam May 16-18, 23-25, 1996

A MY NAME IS ALICE repeat performance July 18-20, 1996

LYSISTRATA Randy Leers (Pub show) Aug. 22-24, 1996

1996—1997

*JERRY’S GIRLS Dan Fusillo, Vera Brindisi Oct. 3-5, 10-12, 1996

THE CAT AND THE CANARY Jim Gifford Nov. 14-16, 21-23, 1996

SCROOGE Peter Loftus Dec. 13-14, 1996

*THE MARRYING TYPES Jackie Osterman Dec. 18-21, 1996 (Original pub show)

I NEVER SAW ANOTHER BUTTERFLY Jason Jaquays-Tarbox Feb. 26-28, 1997 (pub)

SPEED THE PLOW Paul Cruskie Mar. 6-8, 13-15, 1997

CHARLES DICKENS—SKETCHES OF BOZ Richard Enders (pub show, benefit for Players and the Central Association for the Blind) April 18-19, 1997

THE NOVELIST Jane Metzger April 14-16, 1997

LEND ME A TENOR Jackie Osterman May 8-10, 15-17, 1997. May 15 performance a Benefit for Brad Caine Fund for AIDS

MASS APPEAL Lou Damelio June 19-21 Pub show

*YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Jason Jaquays-Tarbox Aug. 21-13, 1997 pub

1997—1998

*A…MY NAME IS STILL ALICE Jackie Osterman Sept. 25-27, 0ct. 2-4, 1997

THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Paul Cruskie Nov. 13-15, 20-22, 1997

SCROOGE Peter Loftus Dec.12-13, 1997

LITTLE WOMEN Jackie Osterman Youth Theater Jan. 22-25, 1998

*A LOVE THAT’S HERE TO STAY Tony Mandour, Joe Karam Feb. 5-7, 1998

STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Peter Loftus Mar. 5-7, 12-14, 1998

ELIZABETH AND ELEANOR, WOMEN IN HISTORY John Sisley, Lynne Mishalanie April 3 Pub show

LOVE, SEX, AND THE I.R.S. Art Felshaw May 7-9, 14-16, 1998

FUMED OAK Jay Salsberg )

ME TOO, THEN Rose Cirillo )

FINGER FOOD Carol Falcone ) Pub show May 28-30, 1998

*LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Jackie Osterman, Mark Bunce July 8-11, 1998

*A HERITAGE REMEMBERED Randy Leers July 23-26 pub

1998—1999

BLOOD BROTHERS Dan Fusillo Oct. 1-3, 8-10, 1998

THE ELEPHANT MAN Paul Cruskie Nov. 12-14, 19-21

AN EVENING OF IMPROV Jackie Osterman Youth Theater pub show Nov. 27-28

SCROOGE Peter Loftus Dec. 11-12, 1998 Capitol Theater and Stanley Theater

*A HERITAGE REMEMBERED Randy Leers Jan. 15-16, 1999 repeat performance

SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU Robert Barone )

WANDA’S VISIT Jane Metzger ) Pub Jan. 29-30 ’99

SEASONS OF LOVE Jackie Osterman youth theater Feb.4-7. 1999. Pub show

THE MIRACLE WORKER Art Felshaw Mar. 4-6, 11-13, 1999

CHARLES DICKENS—SKETCHES OF BOZ Richard Enders April 16-17, 1999. Pub show to benefit Players Handicap Accessibility Project. ** LAST PERFORMANCE AT 19 OXFORD ROAD**

MOON OVER BUFFALO Jackie Jones May 7-8, 12-15. Performed at Bonnie Reynolds’ Spring Farm Cares after fire destroyed Players’ theater.

1999-2000

*CABARET” – Directed by Dan Fusillo Oct. 13-17, 1999 Utica College

“NUNCRACKERS” – Directed by Peter Loftus December December 18 – 20 at Utica College Strebel Auditorium (Benefit for Players of Utica Rebuilding Fund)

*A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Peter Loftus Feb. 3-5, 10-12, 2000 Grace Church Parish House

THREE TALL WOMEN Paul Cruskie Mar. 16-18, 24-26, 2000 Grace Church

“The Planet Zinwich” – Directed by Don Daniels.  Performed at Jewish Community Center, Grace Church, Hanna Park.  Benefit show for the Players of Utica, Inc. Rebuilding Fund.  (Not a part of the regular season.)

“PRESENT LAUGHTER” Jane Metzger May 11-13, 18-20, 2000 Grace Church

“Hidden in This Picture” – Directed by Rose Cirillo.

“A Way With Words” – Directed by Jennifer Lee Pett

Performed together June 3 & 5, 1999 at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium

“AN EVENING OF MUSIC” – Directed by Dan Fusillo and Stephen Paparo (Music Director) June 16 – 17, 2000 at Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute (Benefit for Players of Utica Rebuilding Fund)

2000-2001

I Love My Wife, Directed by Dan Fusillo October 18-22, 2000 at the Utica College Strebel Auditorium

“On Golden Pond” – Directed by Peter Loftus, November 16,17,18,24,25, 2000, performed at M. Proctor Theatre Guild at Grace Church

“Scrooge” directed by Peter Loftus, December 8 & 9, 2000, performed at the Stanley performing Arts Center

“Amahl and the Night Visitor” directed by Don Daniels, January 6, 2001 performed at Grace Church Sanctuary

“An Inspector Calls” – Directed by Paul Cruskie, March 8,9,10, 15, 16, 17, 200, performed at M. Proctor Theatre Guild at Grace Church

” Tales by Saki”, Directed by Jane Metzger April 19 – 21, 2001 at Plymouth Bethesda Church Coffee House – (Special Production not part of the “Current Season”)

“The Sisters Rosenweig”, Directed by Jackie Osterman June 7 – 9 and June 14 – 16, 2001 at Utica College Strebel Auditorium

2001 – 2002

” Ancestral Voices”, Directed by Jane Metzger October 19 – 20, 2001 at Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Auditorium – (Special Production not part of the “Current Season”)

“Pageant”, Directed by Jackie Osterman November 15 – 18, 2001 at Utica College Strebel Auditorium

“Last of the Red Hot Lovers”, Directed by Joe Karam and Rose Cirillo January 17 – 19 and January 25 – 26, 2002 at Utica College Strebel Auditorium

“Scrooge – the 20th Anniversary Celebration” directed by Peter Loftus, December 7 & 8, 2001 performed at the Stanley Performing Arts Center

“Amahl and the Night Visitor” directed by Don Daniels, January 7, 2002 performed at Grace Church Sanctuary

“Dancing at Lughnasa”, Directed by Robert Barone, March, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2002

Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium

“The Life” – Directed by Daniel Fusillo, Music Director John Krause, Choreographer Marolyn Wilson.  June 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 2002.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

2002 – 2003

“The Robber Bride Groom” – Directed by Ron Medici October 31, November 1, 2, and 7, 8, 9, 2002.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium

“Scrooge” directed by Peter Loftus, December 13, 14, 2002.  Presented  at the Stanley Performing Arts Center. 21st Annual Performance

“Ancestral Voices” – Directed by Jane Metzger January 4, 5, 2003 at Kirkland Arts Center – (Special Production not part of the “Current Season”)

“I Hate Hamlet” – Directed by Paul Mastrangelo, January 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 2003.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

“The Diary of Anne Frank” – Directed by Jane Metzger, March 27, 28, 29, April 4, 5, 2003.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

“Linda LaPorte-Stoodley: The Lady and Her Music” – Directed by Dan Fusillo. Presented at Plymouth Bethesda Community Coffee House May 15, 16, 17, 23, 24, 2003.  (Special Production not a part of the “Current Season”.  Fund raiser to benefit the Players of Utica Rebuilding Fund).

“Run For Your Wife” – Directed by Rose Cirillo.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium June 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 2003.

“He and She” –  An Evening of One Acts
Featuring “Sure Thing” by David Ives
and “I Can’t Remember Anything” by Arthur Miller
Directed by Sara Zizzi.  Presented February 20, 21, & 22, 2003 at Plymouth Bethesda Church.  Cast: Cindy Krause, Brian Angell, David Paul and Sara Zizzi

2003 – 2004

“Proof” – Directed by Robert G. Barone.  Presented at Utica College Strebel Auditorium Nov. 6-8, 14-15, 2003

“Scrooge” – Directed by Peter Loftus, December 12, 13, 2003.  Presented  at the Stanley Performing Arts Center.  22nd Annual Performance

“Butterflies Are Free” – Directed by Sara Zizzi.  Presented at Utica College Strebel Auditorium.  Jan 15-17, 23-24, 2004

“The Crucible” – Directed by Jane Metzger.  Presented at Utica College Strebel Auditorium March 25-27 & April 2-3, 2004

“Nine” – Directed by Dan Fusillo.  Presented at Utica College Strebel Auditorium, June 3- 5, 10-12, 2004

“Players of Utica Hosts . . .” June – August 2004. For the first time, Players is invited to participants in Utica Monday Night.  Players programs have been coordinated by Kathy Leers and Vince Scalise.  As part of UTICA MONDAY NITE, Players of Utica hosts local talent from across the Mohawk Valley at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Theater (MWPAI).   Performances start at 7:00 pm and will vary in length.  Admission is free! This is a 100% volunteer effort by Players of Utica and the hosted talent. These performances were not a part of our Subscription Season.

2004-2005

“South Pacific” – Directed by Randy Leers, Assistant Director was Eillen Tiller-Clanton, Choreographer was Ron Medici, Musical Director was John Krause assisted by Mark Bunce.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium October 28 -30 & November 5 – 7, 2004.  (This performance was a collaborative effort between Players of Utica and the Utica College Drama Department.)

“Scrooge” – Directed by Peter Loftus.  Presented at The Stanley Performing Arts Center December 10 & 11, 2004. 23rd Annual Performance

“I Ought to be in Pictures” – Directed by Rose Cirillo.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium January 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 2005.

“Utica Monday Nite In the House” – January 31, 2005 at Hotel Utica. Volunteer effort to promote community awareness and Players of Utica participation in Utica Monday Nite.  Coordinated by Vince Scalise; Musical Director, Mark Bunce;  Performances by Vince Scalise, Linda LaPorte-Stoodley, Michael Goodhines, Susan Nackley-Mojave, Terry Puleo-Donato.

Neil Simon’s “The Good Doctor” – Directed by Jane Metzger.  Presented at Plymouth Bethesda Community Cafe,  April 28, 29, 30 & May 6, 7,8, 2005. (Note: Players planned to present “Inherit the Wind”, directed by Jane Metzger and presented at Utica College.  However, due to scheduling conflicts, the program and venue had to be changed.)

“My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies” – Conceived and Directed by Daniel Fusillo, Music Director – Bonnie Hibbard.  Presented at Plymouth Bethesda Community Cafe.  This performance was not a part of our Subscription Season.  It was presented as a fundraiser for the Rebuilding Fund and raised more than $8000.00 (including proceeds from 50/50 raffles conducted at the performance).

“Incorruptible” – Directed by Jay Salsberg.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.  May 26-28 & June 2-4 2005.

“Players of Utica Hosts . . .” June 6 – August 29, 2005. For the second year in a row,  Players participates in Utica Monday Night.  Players programs have been coordinated by Kathy Leers.  As part of UTICA MONDAY NITE, Players of Utica hosts local talent from across the Mohawk Valley at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Theater (MWPAI) and at Tiny’s Restaurant.  Performances start at 7:00 pm and will vary in length. Admission is free!  This is a 100% volunteer effort by Players of Utica and the hosted talent.

2005-2006

“Sweeney Todd – the Demon Barber of Fleet Street” – September 9, 10, 11, 2005.  Directed by Peter Loftus, Produced by Vince Scalise for Players of Utica.  A special production to benefit the Rebuilding Fund.  Presented at Clinton Central Schools Performing Arts Center.  Sponsored by Bank of Utica and College Loan Corporation.  Special Guest, Len Cariou gave the curtain speech during the September 10, 2005 performance and a attended a pre-show dinner at O’Connor’s Alexander Hamilton Inn.  An acknowledgement letter was received from Angela Lansbury with regrets that she could not attend due to recent knee surgery. This performance was not a part of our Subscription Season.

“Scrooge” – Directed by Peter Loftus.  Presented at The Stanley Performing Arts Center December 10 & 11, 2004. The 24th Annual Performance.

“My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies”, October 29, 2005  – Conceived and Directed by Daniel Fusillo, Music Director – Bonnie Hibbard.  Presented by request at Temple E-Manuel as a fund raiser for Temple E-Manuel.  This performance was not a part of our Subscription Season.

“Pay the Piper” – October 21, 22, 23 at Whitesboro Middle School Theatre An original children’s musical written and directed by Robert Barone.  Original music by David Shove. Choreography by Kathy Schmidt.

“Pippin” – November 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 2005.  A Players of Utica/Utica College Co-production.  Director: Thom Capozella.  Music Director: Mark Bunce.  Choreographer: Randy Fields.  Producer for Players of Utica: Kathy Leers.

“Opera Comique”, January 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15,  2006 – directed by Jay Salsberg and presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

“You Can’t Take it With You”, FEBRUARY/MARCH 2006 (in collaboration with Utica College) – directed by Mary Jean Levering

“Smokey Joes Cafe”,  June 2006 – Directed by Daniel Fusillo, Music Director John Krause, Choreographer Mamie Bowdish. Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

“Players of Utica Hosts . . .” June 6 – August 29, 2006. For the third year in a row,  Players participates in Utica Monday Night.  Players programs have been coordinated by Kathy Leers and Vince Scalise.  As part of UTICA MONDAY NITE, Players of Utica hosts local talent from across the Mohawk Valley at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Theater (MWPAI).  Performances start at 7:00 pm and will vary in length.  Admission is free! This is a 100% volunteer effort by Players of Utica and the hosted talent. These performances were not a part of our Subscription Season.

2006-2007

“The Children’s Hour” – November 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 2006.  Directed by Marijean Levering. Collaboration with Utica College.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

“Scrooge” – Directed by Peter Loftus.  Presented at The Stanley Performing Arts Center December 10 & 11, 2004. The 25th Annual Performance.

“The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon, directed by Rose Cirillo and presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium January 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 2007.

“Art” by Yasmina Reza, directed by Jane Metzger and co-produced with Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute at the MWPAI Auditorium April 19, 20, 21, 22, 2007.

“The Full Monty” – Directed by Daniel Fusillo, Music Director John Krause, Choreographer Mamie Bowdish.  June  7, 8, 9, 14, 15,16, 2007.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

“Players of Utica Hosts . . .” June – August, 2007. For the fourth year in a row,  Players participates in Utica Monday Night.  Players programs have been coordinated by Kathy Leers and Vince Scalise.  As part of UTICA MONDAY NITE, Players of Utica hosts local talent from across the Mohawk Valley at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Theater (MWPAI).  Performances start at 7:00 pm and will vary in length.  Admission is free! This is a 100% volunteer effort by Players of Utica and the hosted talent. These performances were not a part of our Subscription Season.

“Sing For Your Supper”, July – August 2007  – Conceived and directed by Linda Yost Dalton with musical and dance direction by  Joanne Yacovella as an education program for area youth.  This was a collaborative effort funded by Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Sheild in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension. This special education program was not a part of our Subscription Season. Proceeds benefited the Players of Utica Capital Campaign.

2007-2008 – Celebrating the Past.  Looking to the Future.

“What The Butler Saw”, November 2007 – by Joe Orton, directed by Jay Salsberg and presented at Plymouth Bethesda Community Cafe.

“Players of Utica First Eve” – Conceived by Linda Yost Dalton with organization by Vince Scalise, Linda LaPorte-Stoodley, Michele O’Neil, Kathy Leers.  Players presented three one-act plays directed by Jane Metzger, musical entertainment by Michele ‘Neil and Peter Loftus.  Presented at the Holiday Inn in Utica December 31, 2007.  These performances were not a part of our Subscription Season. Proceeds benefited the Players of Utica Capital Campaign.

“Hay Fever”, January 2008 –  by Noel Coward, directed by Marilee Ensign. Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

“The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” – by Paul Zindel, directed by Jane Metzger.  Presented at The Kirkland Art Center March 2008

“Side by Side by Sondheim”, June 2008 – directed by Dan Fusillo, Music direction by John Krause, choreography by Mamie Bowdish.  Presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

“Sing For Your Supper”, August 2008  – Conceived and directed by Linda Yost Dalton as an education program for area youth.  This was a collaborative effort funded by Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension. This special education program was not a part of our Subscription Season. Proceeds benefited the Players of Utica Capital Campaign.

“Players of Utica Hosts . . .” June – August 2008. For the fifth year in a row, Players participates in Utica Monday Night.  Players programs have been coordinated by Kathy Leers and Vince Scalise.  As part of UTICA MONDAY NITE, Players of Utica hosts local talent from across the Mohawk Valley at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Theater (MWPAI).  Performances start at 7:00 pm and will vary in length.  Admission is free!  This is a 100% volunteer effort by Players of Utica and the hosted talent. These performances were not a part of our Subscription Season.

2008–2009

“Goodbye Charlie”, September 2008 – by George Axelrod, directed by Win Haslam. Presented at The Kirkland Art Center in Clinton, NY.

“Scrooge” – Directed by Peter Loftus.  Presented at The Stanley Center for the Arts,  December 12 & 13, 2008 – the 26th Performance

“Sylvia”, January 2009 – Directed by Jane Metzger and presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

“Doubt”, April 2009 – Directed by Marilee Ensign and presented at The Kirkland Art Center in Clinton, NY

“Back to Bacharach and David”, Directed by Dan Fusillo and presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium. This production replaced “Promises, Promises” which is expected to be presented in the 2009-2010 Season.

2009 -2010

“PICNIC”, October 22 – 25, 2009, Directed by Jane Metzger and Michele O’Neil and presented at Utica College as a collaboration with Utica College’s Drama Program

“SCROOGE” – Directed by Peter Loftus.  Presented at The Stanley Center for the Arts,  December 17 & 19, 2009 – the 27th performance

“ROCKY HORROR SHOW”, January 14 – 17,2010, Directed by Peter Loftus, Musical Direction by Bonnie Hibbard, Choreography by Randy Fields, presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium

“THE ODD COUPLE: female version”, April 15 – 18, 2010, Directed by Win Haslam and presented at The Kirkland Art Center.

“THE MAD SHOW”, June 17 – 19, 24, 26, 27, 2010, Directed by Dan Fusillo, Musical Direction by Mark Bunce, Choreography by Mamie Bowdish and presented at the Players of Utica Black Box Theatre. This was the first Subscription Season show in the new theatre!

In the 2009 – 2010 Season we presented the following extra productions as a part of PLAYERS TO GO and as fundraisers for the Building Project:

“SING FOR YOUR SUPPER” – Summer 2009. Conceived and directed by Linda Yost as an education program for area youth.  This was a collaborative effort funded by Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension. This special education program was not a part of our Subscription Season. Proceeds benefited the Players of Utica Building Project

“ANCESTRAL VOICES” – Dinner theatre directed by Jane Metzger and presented for Te Sadaquada Country Club.

“BACK TO BACHARACH & DAVID” – Dinner theatre directed by Dan Fusillo, musical directed by Mark Bunce and presented at The Sadaquada Country Club.

“TALES BY SAKI” – Reader’s theatre directed by Jane Metzger and presented at Preswick Glen Community.

“THE CURSE OF THE HOPELESS DIAMOND” – Dinner theatre directed by JoAnn Mammone-Mox and presented as a fundraiser for the Herkimer Child Advocacy Program.

“THE BLACK & ORANGE BASH!” – October 24, 2010, A Halloween celebration in the Black Box Theatre with proceeds benefiting the Building Project. Scenes from “SWEENEY TODD” & “PHANTOM OF THE OPERA” were directed and presented by Jay Salsberg.

“FIRST EVE 2009” – A New Years Eve celebration for families. Presented in the Black Box Theatre. Entertainment coordinated by Kathy Leers and presented by Jackie & Paul Osterman.

2010-2011

“IN PERSON”, June 7 – 9, 14,15, 16, 2011: Book & Lyrics by Dan Fusillo, music composed by Tom Aquino, directed by Dan Fusillo, musical Direction by Mark Bunce, choreography by Mamie Bowdish and presented at the Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

“FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS”, November 11-13, 18-20, 2011 Directed by Ron Medici, presented at the Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

“SCROOGE” – Directed by Peter Loftus.  Presented at The Stanley Center for the Arts,  December 9, 2010 (school performance) and December 10 & 11, 2010 (public performance) – the 28th performance

“ALMOST, MAINE”, March 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 2011 – directed by Michele O’Neil and presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

“THE LION IN WINTER”, April 14, 15, 16, 2011 – directed by Thom Capozzella. This production was a collaboration with Utica College’s Drama Department and presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium.

“FOREVER PLAID”, June 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2011 – directed by Dan Fusillo, Musical Direction by Mark Bunce, Choreography by Mamie Bowdish and presented at the Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

2011-2012

“IT’S ONLY A PLAY”, October 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 2011 – directed by Ron Medici and presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater.

“THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN”, November 11, 12,13, 17, 18, 19,2012 – directed by James Gifford, presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater.

“FROZEN”, February 8, 9, 10, 11, 2012 – directed by Ron Medici, presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater as an “extra” production and not a part of the Subscription Season.

“THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR”, February 23, 24, 25, 26, 2012 – directed by Maryjean Levering, presented at Utica College’s Strebel Auditorium. This show was a jointly produced by Players of Utica and Utica College’s Drama Department.

“ALL IN THE TIMING”, March 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, 2012 – directed by Marilee Ensign, presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater. “All in the Timing” replaced “God of Carnage” as a Season Subscription production.

“Avenue Q”, June 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 2012 – directed by Dan Fusillo, music direction by Bonnie Hibbard, presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater.

“Steel Magnolias” – July 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 2012, directed by Amanda Roy-Small and assistant director Vince Scalise, presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater.

2012-2013 (The 100th Season!)

“Enchanted April”, September 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 2012,directed by Eric Almleaf, presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater.

‘Fighting & Dancing with Shakespeare”, Directed by Ron Medici, October 11, 12, 13, 14, 2012, Players of Utica/Utica College Production, presneted at Utica College Strebel Auditorium. (This production replaced “Romeo & Juliet”and was written and conceived by Ron Medici)

“The Seagull”, October 19, 20, 21, 25, 26,27, 2012, directed by James Gifford, presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater.

“Over the River and Through the Woods”, November 30, December 1, 2, 14, 15, 16, 17, 2012, directed by Rose Cirillo, presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater.

“Scrooge”, December 7, 8, 2012, directed by Peter Loftus, presented at the Stanley Center for the Performing Arts, Utica.

“All My Sons”, March 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 2013, directed by Art Felshaw,presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater.

“A Delicate Balance”, April 5,6,7,11, 12, 13, 2013, directed by Marilee Ensign, presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theater.

“Gypsy”, May 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2013, directed by Dan Fusillo, music direction by Bonnie Hibbard, presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

2013-2014

“The Loomis Gang Train Robberies aboard the Adirondack Scenic Railroad”, Every Wednesday, July 3 – August 28, 2013, Directed by JoAnn Mammone-Mox.

“Next to Normal”, October 4-6, 10-13, 2013. Directed by Dan Fusillo, music direction by Bonnie Hibbard.  Presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

“Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, November 15-17, 21-23, 2013. Directed by James Gifford. Presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

“Scrooge, The Musical”, December 12, 13, 14, 2013. Directed by Peter Loftus. Presented at the Stanley Center for the Arts, Utica.

“Our Town”, February 28, March 1, 2, 6-8, 2014. Directed by Art Felshaw. Presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

“The Importance of Being Earnest”, April 25-27, May 2-4, 2014. Directed by Patricia Stone. Presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

“Confusions”, June 7-9, 14-16, 2014. Directed by Eric Almleaf. Presented at Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

2014-2015

“The Loomis Gang Train Robberies aboard the Adirondack Scenic Railroad”, Every Wednesday, July 9 – August 27, 2014, Directed by JoAnn Mammone-Mox.

“Players Summer Showcase” was introduced during the Summer of 2014. Three original plays were presented, each written by local playwrights. All productions took place in the Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.  Plays included in the Showcase were:
“With a Shrug” by Nicholas Priore Utica, NY). June 22 & 23, 2014
“Leaving Something Behind” by Thomas Morgan. July 14 & 14, 2014
“What’s the Capitol of Bolivia?” by Robert Barone. Aug. 15-18, 2014

“Company” October 3-5, 10-12, 2014. Directed by Dan Fusillo, music direction by Bonnie Hibbard, choreography by Christina D’Amico. Presented at the Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

“Boeing, Boeing”, November 11-16, 20-23, 2014. Directed by Stephen Wagner. Presented at the Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

“Scrooge, The Musical”, December 11, 12, 13, 2013. Directed by Peter Loftus. Presented at the Stanley Center for the Arts, Utica.

“Blithe Spirit”, February 12-15, 19-21, 2015. Directed by James Gifford. Presented at the Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

“God of Carnage”, April 17-19, 23-26, 2015. Directed by Marilee Ensign.Presented at the Players of Utica Black Box Theatre.

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If you have record of additional shows not listed here or corrections to the information listed here, please contact Players of Utica at 315-724-7624. Much of our memorabilia was destroyed in the fire, May 28, 1999.