11 - 20 January 1973 (Including Two Saturday Matinees)
Babes In The Wood
John Crocker, lyrics by Eric Gilder
A forest-dwelling outlaw rescues two children from the clutches of an evil baron, and wins the hand of his childhood sweetheart.
20 - 24 February 1973
A woman hires a young man to clean floors, but his paranoia leads him to keep her prisoner in her own home.
3 - 7 April 1973
Teahouse Of The August Moon
After World War II, a young US military officer is assigned to oversee the 'Americanisation' of a small Japanese island.
Adapted from the novel "Teahouse Of The August Moon" by Vern Schneider.
15 - 19 May 1973
A famous violin virtuoso is determined to go into retirement, but is frustrated in his intentions by his cook, his wife, his fiery Russian manager, and an old flame.
18 - 23 June 1973
The Miracle Worker
The true story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.
23 - 28 July 1973
Saturday Night At The Crown
In a 1950's northern England pub, the regulars meet to gossip and bicker about themselves and life in general.
3 - 8 September 1973
Ruth & Augustus Goetz
A naive young heiress receives a marriage proposal from a fortune-hunter. When the marriage is forbidden by her father, the heiress suggests an elopement.
(Previously produced in 1952)
Adapted from the novel "Washington Square" by Henry James.
8 - 13 October 1973
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
Warned by a fortune-teller that he will commit a murder, an aristocrat decides it would be best to fulfill the prophecy before he marries.
Adapted from the short story "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime" by Oscar Wilde.
12 - 17 November 1973
In 1910, a Russian woman emigrates to New York with her four children to start a new life, and their stories are told over a twenty-year period.
17 - 22 December 1973
Don't Start Without Me
Living together, and then contemplating marriage, results in complications for two disparate relationships.