Artists' Repertory Theatre

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Artists' Repertory Theatre (ART) is community theatre group based in Fresno, California. Founded in 2005, the group's maiden performance took place in 2006, with the critically acclaimed Love's Fire.[1] More recently, ART produced the Fresno premier of the Pulitzer Prize–winning Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire,[2] and caused a local stir with the Fresno premier Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show.[3][4][5]

According to the Fresno Bee, ART is one of few theatre groups in Fresno with an "established reputation for quality."[6]

Production history[edit]

Because many ART Board members are affiliated with the summer Woodward Shakespeare Festival, the ART performance season runs from fall to spring.[7]

2009 - 2010 Season[edit]

Fall 2009: All in the Timing Director's Cut, including all seven All in the Timing plays previously performed by ART, and one new play, all by David Ives.

Rogue Festival 2010: Parallel Lives, by Kathy Najimy & Mo Gaffney.

2008 - 2009 Season[edit]

Fall 2008: The Rocky Horror Show, by Richard O'Brien.

Winter 2009: Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire.

Rogue Festival 2009: All in the Timing Too, three one-act plays by David Ives, including Mere Mortals, The Universal Language, and Sure Thing.

Spring 2009: The Fantasticks, music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones.

2007 - 2008 Season[edit]

Winter 2008: Vagina Monologues, by Eve Ensler.

Rogue Festival 2008: All in the Timing, four one-act plays by David Ives, including Words, Words, Words, The Philadelphia, Phillip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread, and Variations on the Death of Trotsky.

Spring 2008: Glengarry Glen Ross, by David Mamet.

2007 season[edit]

Winter 2007: The Tempest, by William Shakespeare.

Spring 2007: Arcadia, by Tom Stoppard.

2006 season[edit]

Rogue Festival 2006: Love's Fire, ART's maiden performance, consisting of three one-act plays: 140, by Marsha Norman; Terminating, by Tony Kushner; and Bitter Sauce, by Eric Bogosian.

Spring 2006: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, adapted for the stage by Dale Wasserman, based on the novel by Ken Kesey.

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