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Bay City Players Performance History
  • Prepared by Bay City Players Organization(April 2003)
  • The list of performances is broken down into two columns,
    one for the years when it operated without its own theater building
    and the other for the years after it purchased the Pine Theater.

    The Plays

      1917 to 1954 at various locations.

      1917
      - An Afternoon of Interpretation

      1921
      - The Beau of the Bath
      - Husbands Philanthropy

      1922
      - Three Pills in a Bottle
      - Two Slatterns and a King
      - Everybody's Husband

      1923
      - Murdering Selina
      - The Turtle-Dove
      - Dust of the Road
      - Matinata: A Song of the Dawn
      - Finders Keepers

      1924
      - Thursday
      - Make Believe
      - Birth of the Infanta
      - Minick

      1925
      - The Stranger
      - The Traveling Man
      - All the King's Horses
      - The Christmas Card
      - The Very Naked Boy

      1926
      - Beauty and the Jacobian
      - My Lady's Lace
      - The Widow of Wasdale Head
      - The Man Who Married a Dumb Wife

      1927
      - The Lost Silk Hat
      - In the Pasha's Garden
      - Where But in America
      - The Show-Off

      1928
      - Pomander Walk

      1929
      - Green Stockings
      - The Last Meeting
      - The Third Angle
      - Dust of the Road
      - Copy

      1930
      - The Woman Who Was Acquitted
      - The Drums of Oude
      - At The Telephone
      - Cassili's Engagement
      - The Minuet
      - The Haunted House
      - The Ghost Story
      - Dulcey
      - The Emeralds
      - The Bracelet
      - The Nursery Maid of Heaven

      1931
      - John Glayde's Honor
      - A Cup of Tea
      - A Wedding
      - Perfect Alibi
      - Three Live Ghosts
      - The Wizard of Oz
      - The Letters
      - The Grill

      1932
      - The Importance of Being Earnest
      - The Crystal Gazer
      - The First Mrs. Fraser
      - The Rector
      - The House With The Twisty Windows
      - The Circle

      1933
      - A Christmas Carol
      - The Empty Room
      - Her Friend the King
      - Where's Your Wife?
      - Outward Bound

      1934
      - Michael and His Lost Angel
      - Three Cornered Moon
      - Death Takes a Holiday
      - As You Like It
      - The Passing Present

      1935
      - Councillor at Law
      - Men Must Fight
      - Another Language
      - The Goose Hangs High

      1936
      - The Shining Hour
      - Gold in the Hills
      - Squaring the Circle
      - Candlelight
      - Post Road

      1937
      - The Vinegar Tree
      - You and I
      - Night Must Fall
      - Accent on Youth
      - Dover Road
      - Dear Brutus

      1938
      - Abie's Irish Road
      - The Torch Bearers
      - The Royal Family
      - The Tavern
      - The Bishop Misbehaves

      1939
      - Kind Lady
      - Holiday
      - Petticoat Fever
      - Three Men on a Horse
      - Family Affairs

      1940
      - The Night of January 16th
      - First Lady
      - Tweedles
      - Blind Alley
      - East Lynn
      - The Wind and the Rain

      1941
      - Ghost Train
      - George Washington Slept Here
      - Distinguished Gathering
      - The Unguarded Hour
      - Tovarich
      - You Can't Take It With You

      1942
      - Gabulous Invalid
      - Skylark
      - The Rivals
      - My Dear Child

      1943
      - The Man Who Came to Dinner
      - The Vagabond
      - Dulcey
      - Arsenic and Old Lace

      1944
      - Pure as the Driven Snow
      - My Sister Eileen
      - Here Comes Mr. Jordan
      - Collegiana
      - Mr. and Mrs. North
      - Blithe Spirit

      1945
      - Laura
      - Angel Street
      - The Cat and the Canary
      - Room Service

      1946
      - Uncle Harry
      - Susan and God
      - Ladies of the Jury

      1947
      - Stage Door
      - Ramshackle Inn
      - Kiss and Tell

      1948
      - Life with Father
      - Glamour Preferred
      - Dear Ruth
      - State of the Union
      - Through the Night

      1949
      - Cuckoos on the Earth
      - I Like It Here
      - Ladies in Retirement
      - John Loves Mary
      - January Thaw

      1950
      - Two Blind Mice
      - Goodbye My Fancy
      - The French Touch
      - See How They Run
      - Guest in the House
      - An Inspector Calls

      1951
      - Ten Little Indians
      - Papa Is All
      - For Love or Money
      - The Glass Menagerie
      - Strange Bedfellows

      1952
      - Claudia
      - Lo and Behold
      - You Can't Take It With You
      - Strange Bedfellows
      - The Heiress

      1953
      - The Curious Savage
      - Little Scandal
      - Affairs of the State
      - High Ground
      - Philadelphia Story
      - Born Yesterday

      1954
      - The Little Foxes
      - My Man Godfrey
      - Rebecca
      - The Three Angels
      - Double Door

      1955 to 2001 at present theater.

      1955
      - Stalag 17
      - Time Out For Ginger
      - Sabrina Fair
      - The Shop at Sly Corner
      - The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker
      - Scrooge

      1956
      - A Room Full of Roses
      - Suds In Your Eye
      - The Caine Mutiny Court Martial
      - Dial "M" For Murder
      - Mister Angel
      - Bell, Book and Candle

      1957
      - Someone Waiting
      - The Desperate Hours
      - A Girl Can Tell
      - The Mousetrap
      - The Loud Red Patrick

      1958
      - Suspect
      - Glad Tidings
      - Witness for the Prosecution
      - The Shrike
      - The Happiest Millionaire

      1959
      - The Third Best Sport
      - The Rainmaker
      - Mister Roberts
      - The Diary of Anne Frank
      - Miranda

      1960
      - Picnic
      - Monique
      - No Time for Sergeants
      - Harvey
      - The Lark

      1961
      - The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
      - A Streetcar Named Desire
      - Golden Fleecing
      - The Teahouse of the August Moon
      - The Boyfriend (musical)
      - The Gazebo

      1962
      - The Members of the Wedding
      - The Girls in 509
      - A Majority of One
      - Advise and Consent
      - Kiss Me Kate (musical)

      1963
      - Send Me No Flowers
      - The Miracle Worker
      - Death of a Salesman
      - South Pacific (musical)
      - Come Blow Your Horn

      1964
      - A Far Country
      - Janus
      - The King and I (musical)
      - The Man in the Dog Suit
      - Write Me A Murder

      1965
      - Anastasia
      - Becket
      - Mary, Mary
      - George Washington Slept Here
      - Oklahoma (musical)

      1966
      - The Madwoman of Chaillot
      - The Glass Menagerie
      - The Sound of Music (musical)
      - Never Too Late
      - The Seven Year Itch

      1967
      - Look Homeward Angel
      - Everybody Loves Opal
      - Damn Yankees (musical)
      - Inherit the Wind
      - Barefoot in the Park

      1968
      - The View from the Bridge
      - A Man for All Seasons
      - The Odd Couple
      - Amahl and the Night Visitors (musical)
      - Kismet (musical)
      - Generation

      1969
      - My Fair Lady (musical)
      - Wait Until Dark
      - Star-Spangled Girl
      - The Impossible Years
      - A Case of Libel

      1970
      - Calculated Risk
      - Front Page, The
      - Everybody’s Girl
      - Guys and Dolls (musical)
      - Blithe Spirit

      1971
      - Man of La Mancha (musical)
      - Don’t Drink the Water
      - The Importance of Being Ernest
      - The Lion in Winter
      - Summertree

      1972
      - Spofford
      - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (musical)
      - Hadrian VII
      - I Never Sang for My Father
      - Plaza Suite

      1973
      - Butterflies Are Free
      - And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little
      - Fiddler on the Roof (musical)
      - Forty Carats
      - The Fantastiks

      1974
      - An Enemy of the People
      - One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
      - Last of the Red-Hot Lovers
      - Anything Goes (musical)
      - The Matchmaker

      1975
      - Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
      - The Man Who Came To Dinner
      - Finishing Touches
      - The Chalk Garden
      - 1776 (musical)

      1976
      - The Crucible
      - The Sunshine Boys
      - The Prisoner of Second Avenue
      - The Music Man (musical)
      - Godspell (musical)

      1977
      - The Effect of Gamma-Rays on Man In the Moon Marigolds
      - Charley’s Aunt
      - Once Upon A Mattress (musical)
      - Our Town
      - Play It Again, Sam

      1978
      - Private Lives
      - Anne of the Thousand Days
      - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (musical)
      - Ten Little Indians
      - Promenade, All

      1979
      - A Doll’s House
      - The Second Time Around
      - My Fat Friend
      - Annie Get Your Gun (musical)
      - Sleuth
      - You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (musical)

      1980
      - Hotel Paradiso
      - Child's Play
      - Arsenic and Old Lace
      - California Suite
      - Gypsy (musical)

      1981
      - Two By Two (musical)
      - Oliver (musical)
      - Tonight At 8:30
      - Whose Life is it Anyway?
      - Flowers for Algernon

      1982
      - On Golden Pond
      - See How They Run
      - The Visit
      - The Pajama Game (musical)
      - Oklahoma (musical)

      1983
      - Lunch Hour
      - Born Yesterday
      - A Musical Christmas At Players (musical)
      - Annie (musical)
      - The Star-Spangled Girl
      - Company (musical)
      - Deathtrap

      1984
      - God’s Favorite
      - Sly Fox
      - Tribute
      - The Four Poster
      - My Fair Lady (musical)
      - The Good Doctor

      1985
      - Scrooge (musical)
      - Something’s Afoot
      - The Oldest Living Graduate
      - R.S.V.P. Jerome Kern (musical)
      - Harvey
      - How The Other Half Loves

      1986
      - Auntie Mame
      - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (musical)
      - Move Over Mrs. Markham
      - Mornings at Seven
      - Black Coffee

      1987
      - Agnes of God
      - The Boys from Syracuse (musical)
      - Amadeus
      - Brighton Beach Memoirs
      - How to Succeed at the Best Little Playhouse . . .
      - Crimes of the Heart

      1988
      - Breakfast With Les and Bess
      - Pack of Lies
      - Catch Me If You Can
      - Foxfire
      - Oliver (musical)

      1989
      - Fools
      - Godspell (musical)
      - The Boys Next Door
      - Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? (musical)
      - Alone Together
      - The Octette Bridge Club

      1990
      - Sherlock’s Last Case
      - Broadway Bound
      - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (musical)
      - Quilters (musical)
      - You Can’t Take It With You

      1991
      - Steel Magnolias
      - Dracula
      - Beau Jest
      - A Walk in the Woods

      1992
      - The Boyfriend (musical)
      - The Cocktail Hour
      - Rumors
      - The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
      - The Little Foxes
      - Bells Are Ringing (musical)

      1993
      - Fiddler on the Roof (musical)
      - Nunsense (musical)
      - The Lion in Winter
      - The Odd Couple
      - The Mousetrap

      1994
      - The Cemetary Club
      - Shadowlands
      - Lend Me A Tenor
      - The 1940’s Radio Hour (musical)
      - The Music Man (musical)
      - Love Letters

      1995
      - Amahl and the Night Visitors (musical)
      - Terra Nova
      - Marvin’s Room
      - The Miracle Worker
      - Noises Off
      - The Solid Gold Cadillac

      1996
      - Jake’s Women
      - Lost in Yonkers
      - Little Shop of Horrors (musical)
      - Camelot (musical)
      - The Nerd

      1997
      - Toward Zero
      - Some Enchanted Evening (musical)
      - The Importance of Being Ernest
      - Run for Your Wife
      - A Few Good Men

      1998
      - Camping with Tom and Henry
      - Sylvia
      - The Secret Garden (musical)
      - The Gin Game
      - Waiting for the Parade

      1999
      - Love, Sex, and the IRS
      - Of Mice and Men
      - Once Upon A Mattress (musical)
      - Jukebox Jubilee (musical)
      - Moon Over Buffalo

      2000
      - To Kill A Mockingbird
      - Arsenic and Old Lace
      - Kiss Me, Kate (musical)
      - A Man For All Seasons
      - Inspecting Carol

      2001
      - The Premature Corpse
      - On Borrowed Time
      - The Pajama Game (musical)
      - Escanaba In Da Moonlight
      - The Man Who Came To Dinner

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