We asked you: what plays and musicals do you want to see 2nd Star produce soon?

And you had so many ideas – classics and new pieces and forgotten gems, for casts of all sizes. We’ll eventually narrow this down through our season selection process, but we wanted to celebrate this list of great works first.

Suggested Plays:

  • The Amen Corner, James Baldwin
  • Big Love,Charles Mee
  • Blithe Spirit, Nöel Coward

  • Bus Stop, William Inge

  • Clybourne Park, Bruce Norris

  • The Colored Museum, George C. Wolfe

  • Crowns, Regina Taylor

  • The Crucible, Arthur Miller

  • The Crying Tree, Peter Gunter

  • Exit the Body, Fred Carmichael

  • Humans Remain, Robin Rice

  • In the Red and Brown Water, Tarell Alvin McCraney

  • Love, Loss, and What I Wore, Nora Ephron + Delia Ephron

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare

  • Murder on the Nile, Agatha Christie
  • Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie
  • Permanent Collection, Thomas Gibbons
  • A Photograph: Lovers in Motion, Ntozake Shage
  • The Piano Lesson, August Wilson
  • Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Steve Martin
  • Radio Golf, August WIlson
  • A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry
  • Refraction of Light, Jean Klein
  • A Soldier’s Play, Charles Fuller
  • The Speed of Darkness, Steve Tesich
  • Sweat, Lynn Nottage
  • Uncommon Women and Others, Wendy Wasserstein
  • Wedding Band, Alice Childress

Suggested Musicals:

  • [title of show]
  • 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
  • Ain’t Misbehavin’
  • All Shook Up
  • Anything Goes
  • The Baker’s Wife
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Bonnie & Clyde
  • Chicago
  • A Chorus Line
  • Company
  • Dogfight
  • Dreamgirls
  • Falsettos
  • Fame
  • Firebringer
  • Five Guys Named Moe
  • Footloose
  • Fun Home
  • A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
  • Gospel at Colonus
  • Hairspray
  • Into the Woods
  • James and the Giant Peach
  • The King and I
  • Little Women
  • Mamma Mia
  • Matilda
  • Me and My Girl
  • A New Brain
  • Newsies
  • Next to Normal
  • Once
  • Once On This Island
  • Purlie
  • The Secret Garden
  • Seussical
  • She Loves Me
  • Shrek
  • Sister Act
  • Something Rotten!
  • Sweeney Todd
  • Titanic
  • Urinetown
  • West Side Story