I Am My Own Wife and The Pillowman Among Ten Most-Produced Plays

By Ernio Hernandez
18 Sep 2007

Doug Wright's Pulitzer Prize-winning I Am My Own Wife and Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman are at the head of the "Top Ten Most Produced Plays" list, according to the Theatre Communications Group.



Printed annually in the TCG-produced American Theatre magazine, the list is compiled from shows that played at TCG's more than 400 nationwide member theatres. (Productions of A Christmas Carol and Shakespeare's works — which are in the public domain — are omitted.)

The works most seen (with number of productions logged) in the 2006-07 season at theatres across the country follow:

  • I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright (13)

  • The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh (12)

  • The Santaland Diaries adapted by Joe Mantello from David Sedaris (11)

  • Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson (9)

  • Intimate Apparelby Lynn Nottage (9)

  • Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchison (8)

  • Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire (8)

  • Tartuffe by Molière (7)

  • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom and Jeffrey Hatcher (7)

  • The Underpants, adapted by Steve Martin from Carl Sternheim (7)

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