Ionesco at the EXIT

ionescoEXIT Theatre Presents the Plays of Eugene Ionesco
Productions of plays by Eugene Ionesco at EXIT Theatre
Produced by EXIT Theatre unless otherwise noted

EXIT Theatre will be producing Exit the King by Eugene Ionesco March 16 – April 7, 2018.

The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco
Produced by Cutting Ball Theater
EXIT on Taylor January 7 – January 24, 2010

Victims of Duty by Eugene Ionesco
Produced by Cutting Ball Theater
EXIT on Taylor, October 24 – November 23, 2008

The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco
Produced by Asylum Theatre of Ireland
Donal Gallagher and Geraldine O’Grady
EXIT Stage Left February 20 – March 2, 2002

Story, Story, Story, Story: an adaptation of Ionesco’s Story 1,2,3 & 4 by Sean Owens
Directed by Meredith Eldred
with Meridith Crosley, Sean Owens, Nari Tomasseti and Kathryn Wood
EXIT Cafe June 6 – June 28, 2000

The Killing Game by Eugene Ionesco
Directed by Michelle Draeger
with Manon Banta, Mark Battle, Matthew Gardner, Candice Milan*, Juliet Tanner, Rebekah Walendzak; costume designer Shannon Stowe; stage manager and set designer Todd Field; sound designer Jack Lloyd
*member of AEA, an Equity Approved Project
EXIT Theatre March 9-31, 1999

Exit the King by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Ugo Baldassari
with C. Paul Canaday (Guard), Carrie Chantler (Juliette), John Girot (Doctor), Molly Peters (Queen Marie), Gene Thompson (King Berenger), Kathryn Wood (Queen Marguerite); costume design Cindy Rae; set design Sarah Shaw
EXIT Theatre June 23 – July 28, 1998

Frenzy for Two, or More by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Jason Ries
with Andrew Kelsey, Alexandra Kuntzsch, Frederick N. Bald, Paula Barrish; assistant director Jacqueline Blackman; stage manager Anthony Hughes
EXIT Theatre June 24 – July 29, 1997

The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Kent Nicholson
with Joshua Marchesi, Justine Turner; assistant director Jason Ries; stage manager Jared Cox; set design Sara Clarke; light and sound design Mateo Antuna, costume design Barbara Lavery; special thanks to Khari Jones, Pierre Clavel, Magic Theatre, Linda Jones
EXIT Theatre April 29 – June 3, 1997

The Painting by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Jacqueline Blackman
with Jonathan Gonzalez, Libby O’Connell, Claudia Rosa, Ben Scaccia; stage manager Mike Balsam; costume & set designer Elizabeth Chaney; special thanks to L.B. Luebbers, Marin Theatre Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre
EXIT Stage Left March 4 – April 8, 1997

The Leader by Eugene Ionesco
produced by Misery/Loves Company
with Sean Owens, Michael McBride, Kathryn Wood, Joshua Pollock, Maitreya Baclami, J.R. Rogers.
EXIT Theatre February 20 – March 15, 1997

Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Joshua Marchesi
with Frederick N. Bald, Nadia Bowers, Gigi Guizado, Courtney Jones, Emily Lambert, Kim Larsen, Matt Leshinskie, Jay Martin, Ursula McClelland, Mark Staley, Justine Turner; assistant director/sound design Jason Ries; stage manager Terri Kasch; masks Nina Barlow; set design Greg Dunkam; costumes Cindy Rae; art Geeta Badkar
EXIT Theatre January 17 – February 28, 1997

The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Elana Lagerquist
with Janet Ward, Phoebe Levinger, David Draffin; technical advisor/design Jason Ries; sound design Jane Lerner; costumes & set Elana Lagerquist; assistants Jacqueline Blackman, Carolyn Jones; poster Dan Levin; volunteer coordinator Barbara Malinowski; producers Christina Augello, Richard Livingston
EXIT Theatre June 11 – July 23, 1996

Jack, or the Submission by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Joshua Marchesi
with Anastasia Coon, Justine Turner, Leslie deGiere, Jill Solem, Margi Sharp, Jacqueline Zahas, Tony Perucci, Jonathan Gonzalez, Lou Reda; stage manager Jason Ries; costumologist Cindy Rae; lighting & sound design Joshua Marchesi; poster design Brian Biggs; volunteer coordinator Barbara Malinowski; producers Christina Augello, Richard Livingston
EXIT Theatre April 23 – May 28, 1996

Improvisation, or the Shepherd’s Chameleon by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Christina Augello
with Jacqueline Blackman, Magda Hernandez, Susan Mele, Wayne Newcome, Lorraine Olsen; stage manager Jason Ries; costumes Cindy Rae; props Elana Lagerquist
EXIT Theatre February 20 – March 26, 1996

The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Barbara Malinowski
with Christina Augello, Frederick N. Bald, Chris Ayles, Philip Newby, Beth Parelman, Verona Seiter; stage manager Jacqueline Blackman; tech/lighting/sound Jason Ries; costumes Cindy Rae; props Elana Lagerquist
EXIT Theatre January 19 – February 10, 1996

The Killer by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Barbe Stein
with Brian Linden, Andres Miskow, S. Sanders, Larry Spindler
EXIT Theatre March 2 – April 6, 1995

A Hell of a Mess (exerpts) by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Val Hendrickson
with Michael Hill, Linda Wells, Sheldon Feldner, Eric Pytryga, Christopher Doane, Lorraine Olsen, Armando Erba, Christina Augello, Rethel Gill, Wayne Newcome, Joshua Marchesi; Music by Eric Pytryga, Lighting Spencer Reynolds, Costumes Becky Hubbert, Sound Keith Dunwoody, Set Painting Lauren Lundgren, Assistant Director Miriam Eusebio, Stage Manager Magda Hernandez, Dramaturg John Olon, Movement Thomas Estler, Technician Olivia Competente, Technician Marchesi
EXIT Theatre January 20 – February 25, 1995

The New Tenant by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Jack Halton; with Randall Denham, Christina Augello, Richard Livingston, James Jack Duane; lights & sound Chris Barnett; sets Jack Halton, Ellen Siniko, Richard Livingston; house Ellen Siniko, Lauren Lundgren, Lillian Fireside
EXITheatre May 9 – May 19, 1991

The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Christina Augello
with Randall Denham, Lisa Coussell, Jean Cartwright; sets Cynthia Wukotich; stage manager Elizabeth Gjelten; lights & sound Jack Halton; stage hands Juanita Eroles, Elisabeth Gjelten; photos Laurie Gallant; sign interpretation Christopher Clephas
EXITheatre October 25 – November 17, 1990

The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Christina Augello; with Jack Halton, Nicki Beck, Randall Denham; sound Joseph Augello; lights Wayne Davis; costume design Jules; sets Richard Livingston; backdrop Jules; photos Laurie Gallant
February 14 – March 10, 1990 (EXITheatre)
May 24 – May 27, 1990 (Sante Fe Actors Theatre)

The Picture by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Christina Augello
with Jeff Thompson (Mr. Big), Randall Denham (The Painter), Katy Hickman (Alice), Nicki Beck (The Neighbor); technical director Celeste Cloutier; stage manager Chris Barnett; set design Jack Halton; the painting Katherine Singleton; costume design Debbie Gantz; house manager Lillian Fireside; lights Lorel Hiramoto & Mark Laws; sound Lauren Lundgren & The Wizard of Ohms; masks Courtney Bullock; special thanks to Richard Livingston, Michael Stack, Mark Knego, Don Russell
EXITheatre June 15 – July 8, 1989

The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Christina Augello
with Celia Maurice*, Randall Denham, Frank Widman, Martha Rabin, Lisa Coussell, Dennis Parks; sets Richard Livingston, Victor Tigerman; costumes Lauren Lundgren, Lillian Fireside, Carol Meisel; stage manager Sarah Tigerman; assistant stage manager Celeste Cloutier; sound Lauren Lundgren; house manger Lillian Fireside; publicity photos Myron Mu; carpet design Craig & Dana Lasha; crew Michael Stack, Rex Lundgren
* appears thru courtesy of Actors Equity Association
EXITheatre September 29 – October 22, 1988

Improvisation, or The Shepherd’s Chameleon by Eugene Ionesco
directed by Christina Augello; with Randall Denham, Iain Sanderson, Michael Stack, Eric Sven Smith, Deborah Greenwood; art work Anthony Smith; costumes Lillian Fireside, Lauren Lundgren; photos Myron Mu; construction John Casey; lighting design Jason Bernardi
EXITheatre September 19 – October 3, 1987