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1935:   
Something Bruin (opened May 10th, 1935)   [1]
1936:    Road to Bruin   [2]
1937:    Man About Brown directed by Burt Shevelove and Harold Greenspan  [3]
1938:    Curriculi-Curricula  [4]
1939:    Savoir Fair with contributions by Charlie Farrow, Edward Gilmore and Bob Logan  [5]  
1940:    Ten to One  [6]  
1941:    Run for Your Life  [7]
1942:    The Three Bearsby Sid Marks, Alan Marcus '43, Jane O'Brien '44 (Pembroke College), Jo Sheehan,
                Richard L. Palmer '43, Rae Brent '44, Justine Tyrell '43 (Pembroke College)
  
[8] [9]  
1943:    No Brownbrokers production (World War II)   [10]
1944:    Scuttlebuttdirected by Leslie A. Jones and Janine O. Van deWater   [11]
1945:    Souvenirsa compilation of past Brownbrokers musicals with new compositions by Frannie Patenaude,
                 Alma Fain, Josie Truscot and Al Pomerantz  
[12] [13]
1946:    Bye, Bye Beëlzebubbook and lyrics by the Brownbrokers Board (Alma Fain, Joyce Wetherald, Louise MacColl,
                 Frances Patenaude, Marjorie Vetter, Al Pomerantz, Ray Johnson and Bobbie Brightman) and music by Lanny Kelly,
                 Frances Patenaude, Bob Corrente, Ray Elias, Alma Fain, Lanny Kelly and Al Pomerantz
  
[14]
1947:    Off Key book by Ernie Edge, music and lyrics by Ramon Elias   [15]
1948:    Genie Knows Bestby Don Harrison and Harris Ullian   [16]
1949:    Head Over Heelsby Harris Ullian, Seymour Rosen, and William Dyer   [17]
1950:    Once Upon a Star book and lyrics by William Dyer, music by Harris Ullian   [18]
1951:    Lackadayby William Dyer   [19]
1952:    Anything Can Be Fixed music by Gill Bach, book by Alan Levy and lyrics by Porter Woods   [20]
1953:    Royal Welcome book by Norman Allan and Hugh Gourley, music by Martin Kantor,
                 lyrics by Shiba Fishbain with contributions by Millard S. Thomson
   [21]
1954:    Give It A Whirlby Millard S. Thomson (Assistant Professor of Music)   [22]
1955:    The Laugh's on You book by Thomas Korman, lyrics by George Bushell and music by Robert Waldman   [23]
1956:    Barney ’n Mebook and lyrics by Alfred Uhry '58, music by Robert Waldman
1957:    Fiddle-De-Dee book and lyrics by Alfred Uhry '58 and Jack Rosenblum, music by Robert Waldman   [24]
1958:    Down to Earthby Nancy Worcester '58, Barbara Burgess '58 and Connie Hansen '58
                 (first Brownbrokers show written entirely by Pembroke students) and set designed by Richard Foreman '59
  
[25] [26]
1959:    Chelsea Street   [27]
1960:    Happily Never Afterbook and lyrics by Elizabeth Diggs '61 and Emily Arnold '61, music by Suzi Ross '61   [28]
1961:    One Way Out   [29]
1962:    Sock and Buskin produces William Inge’s Bus Stop in the Brownbrokers slot
1963:    Sold Outbook by Jeffrey Ordover '63, Eugene Straus '62 and Diana Ellis (Pembroke College) '64, music by
                 Walter Donnaruma '64 and Jeffrey Levine '64, lyrics by Jonathan Richards '63 and Larry Rand '64
  
[30] [31]
1964:    Statutory Scrapebook by Sylvia Welch '65, Susan Baligian '64 and Penny Rogers '65, music by Alan Perlman,
                 lyrics by Jon Richard '64 and Larry Rand '64
 
[32] [33]
1965:    Potatoes Bourgeoisby William Kirkpatrick and Paul Klein  [34] [35]
1966:    Kotlubi book and lyrics by Donald Warfield and music by Earl Holt and David Buskin   [36]
1967:    Nell book and lyrics by John L. Beatty and music by David Stapleton   [37]
1968:    Good Times Illustrated Weeklybook by Alfred Basile '70 and music by William Griffith '70
                 (recevied Honorable First Mention in the 1967/1968 Broadcast Music, Inc. Awards)
  
[38] [39]
1969:    The Sand Castle book by Alfred Basile '70 and music by William Griffith '70   [40] [41
1970:    pits book and lyrics by Jonathan Berek '70 and music by David Bradley '71   [42]
1971:    J. Lee Beatty
1972:    The Athenians  
[43]
1973:    The Play Without the Play by Michael B. Dixon '75   [44] [45] [46]
1974:    George Sby Neil War '75 is not produced because of low turnout at auditions.
                 A non-musical, pre-written play, Play it Again, Sam is instead produced.
  
[47] [48]   
1983:    The Code of the Woostersbook and lyrics by Tom Dunlop, music by Eric Muller
1985:    The Dreamseller book and lyrics by Greg Pincus '86 and music by Eric Sidoti '86  
[49] [50]   
1986:    The Overcoat book and lyrics by Vail Reese '86 and music by Rose Thompson '88    [51]   
1988:    The Malady Lingers On by Jonathan Shaffir and Maria Seigenthaler, directed by Brian Herrera '90
1996:    waternowater by Peter Glantz and Rob Erickson
1997:    Suit Case book and lyrics by Paul Grellong  
[52]
1999:    Artistic License book and lyrics by Ben Kruger '01 & Kristofer Rutman '01, music by Sasha Gordon '01
2000:    Emma by Stephen Karam
2002:    Anna Karenina by Jillian Tucket ‘04
2003:    Transforming Jimmy Daltonbook and lyrics by Rebecca Rouse '04 and music by Brendan Padgett
2004:    Psychebook and lyrics by Jed Resnick '06 and music by James Egelhofer '04  
[53]
2005:    Moon Marybook and lyrics by Ella Rose Chary '07 and Angie Thurston '07, music by Jon Russ '07
2006:    The Pursuit of Historybook and lyrics by Michelle Oing '07, music and lyrics by Daniel Bowman '07
2007:    Elsewardsbook and lyrics by Jessie Hopkins '08, music by Jerzy Fischer '08
   [54]

    ** the development/production process is rebuilt to function on a biennial basis **

2008 / 2009
:    Adding Up by Sarah Kay '10 and Drew Nobile '07 and Leavittsburg, OH by Nate Sloan '09 are developed
2009 / 2010:    Leavittsburg, OH by Nate Sloan ‘09
2010 / 2011:    DORIAN by David Brown '12, Lance Jabr '12 and Phoebe Nir '14 and We Can Rebuild Him by Deepali Gupta '12 are developed
2011 / 2012:    We Can Rebuild Him by Deepali Gupta ‘12







R E F E R E N C E S


[1]    ""SOMETHIN' BRUIN"" Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 10 May 1935: 2. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770635528142&div=DIVL91&pid=0>.

[2]    Mitchell, Martha. "From Martha Mitchell’s Encyclopedia Brunoniana: Dramatics." Encyclopedia Brunoniana. Brown University. Web. 28 Nov. 2011. <http://www.brown.edu/Administration/News_Bureau/Databases/Encyclopedia/search.php?serial=D0140>.

[3]    ""MAN ABOUT BROWN" TO RUN FOUR CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS STARTING MAY 5." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 27 Apr. 1937: 5. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770637965123&div=DIVL168&pid=0>.

[4]    "Brownbrokers Choose Cast Of New Show "Curriculi-Curricula"" Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 10 Mar. 1938: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770640306158&div=DIVL42&pid=0>.

[5]    "Brownbrokers to Give Floor Show at Biltmore." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 4 May 1939: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770641328994&div=DIVL90&pid=0>.

[6]    "Brownbrokers to Give Floor Show at Biltmore." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 4 May 1939: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770641328994&div=DIVL90&pid=0>.

[7]    Mitchell, Matthew J. "'Broker Baits Trap for Encirclement of 'Goldilocks'" Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 23 Feb. 1942.http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1209129225739828&div=DIVL327&pid=0. Web. 1 Dec. 2011.

[8]    "'Three Bears' Opens Tonight." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 20 Apr. 1942. http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1209129231713765&pid=1&div=0. Web. 1 Dec. 2011.

[9]    "Brownbrokers Select Nine New Tunes for 'The Three Bears'" Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 11 Mar. 1942. http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=1209129227475080.jp2. Web. 1 Dec. 2011.

[10]    "Board Decides to Cease Activity for Duration." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 13 Nov. 1942: 3. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770645780&div=DIVL155&pid=0>.

[11]    "Brownbrokers Plan Musi-comedy." Brown Herald-Record [Providence, RI] 17 Jan. 1944: 1. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1236283084231231&div=DIVL57&pid=0>.

[12]    "Brownbrokers Rehearsing." Brown Herald-Record [Providence, RI] 18 May 1945: 1. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=1236283484476853.jp2>.

[13]    Berry, Jonathan. "Brownbrokers Present Tenth Annual Show in "Souvenirs"" Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 25 May 1945: 3. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=123628349352743.jp2>.

[14]    "Brownbrokers To Open Wednesday." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 17 May 1946: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/getpage.php?image_id=1268770646574443.jp2>.

[15]    Thieben, Eve. "'Brokers Presents Musical; Plans Set For Graduation Harrison and Deck Sparkle In 'Off Key'" Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 23 May 1947: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/getpage.php?image_id=1268770647519712.jp2>.

[16]    "Brownbrokers Gay Production To Begin Tues." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 14 May 1948: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770648557639&div=DIVL44&pid=0>.

[17]    Wharton, Barry. ""Head Over Heels" Has Excellent Cast. Plot, Music, Dancing; Last Show Tonight At 8:30." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 1 Apr. 1949: 2. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770649497801&pid=3&div=0>.

[18]    Wharton, Barry. ""Once Upon A Star" Is Strong On Lyrical Side; Has Weak Plot." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 16 Mar. 1950: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770650518401&div=DIVL31&pid=0>.

[19]    Chapman, Marcia, and Patricia Richardson. ""Lackaday" Commended for Excellent Songs and Acting." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 13 Mar. 1951: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770652171354&pid=4&div=0>.

[20]    ""Anything Can Be Fixed" Will Be Presented March 11-14." Pembroke Record XXXI (4 Mar. 1952): 1. Web. 29 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pdfs/126877065497991.pdf>.

[21]    "Brownbroker Tickets Selling Fast." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 10 Mar. 1953. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=1261009328371802.jp2>.

[22]    ""Give It A Whirl" Will Run Mon. Through Thurs." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 26 Mar. 1954: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770657830292&div=DIVL10&pid=0>.

[23]    Charlton, Barbara. "Brownbrokers Show Scores A Great Hit." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 29 Mar. 1955: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770659971306&div=DIVL69&pid=0>.

[24]    Hunt, Judith. "Brownbrokers' New Comedy Promises Song and Romance." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 19 Mar. 1957: 1. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770663718961&div=DIVL26&pid=0>.

[25]    "Down to Earth." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 22 Apr. 1958: 2. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/getpage.php?image_id=1268770665962399.jp2>.

[26]    Ellen Shaffer. ""Down to Earth" Offers Gaiety and Diversity." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 18 Apr. 1958: 4. Web. 2 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770665893083&div=DIVL160&pid=0>.

[27]    Armstrong, Leslie. "Book and Lyrics Surpass Brownbrokers' Performance." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 22 Apr. 1960: 2. Web. 1 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/getpage.php?image_id=1268770669169121.jp2>.

[28]    "Pembroke Playwright." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 6 Mar. 1985: 2. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=1260640236762158.jp2>.

[29]    "Letter Criticizes Omission of Review Article By-Line." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 28 Apr. 1961: 3. Web. 1 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770673380538&div=DIVL103&pid=0>.

[30]    Rubin, Richard. "Sold Out." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 17 Apr. 1963: 2. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1261009335985891&div=DIVL112&pid=0>.

[31]    "Brownbrokers Set Annual Competition for March Musical." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 3 Oct. 1963: 1. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1261009338373696&div=DIVL98&pid=0>.

[32]    Hantman, Charles. "On the Aisle: Statutory Scrape." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 4 Mar. 1964: 2. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=1261009342363749.jp2>.

[33]    "Brownbrokers." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 28 Feb. 1964: 2. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1261009341974500&div=DIVL47&pid=0>.

[34]    Yardley, Susan Q. "Potatoes Bourgeois." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 12 Mar. 1965: 2. Web. 1 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770680709138&pid=4&div=0>.

[35]    "Brownbrokers Announce Plan for Spring Show." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 13 Nov. 1964: 3. Web. 1 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770679981435&div=DIVL167&pid=0>.

[36]    Armstrong, Patricia. "Musical 'Kotlubi'" Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 25 Mar. 1966: 2. Web. 1 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770683241596&div=DIVL84&pid=0>.

[37]    Harwich, M. Gail. "'Nell': Ambitious and Creative." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 10 Mar. 1967. Web. 1 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770684863073&div=DIVL58&pid=0>.

[38]    "Brownbrokers Feature Original Tragedy." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 7 Mar. 1969: 2. Web. 1 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=126877068983862&div=DIVL106&pid=0>.

[39]    ""Good Times Illustrated Weekly" Wins Award." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 1 Nov. 1968. Web. 1 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/getpage.php?image_id=1268770688392910.jp2>.

[40]    Bronstein, Ricki. "The Sand Castle." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 14 Mar. 1969: 2. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1209134775197523&div=DIVL81&pid=0>.

[41]    Newman, Carl. "Brownbrokers: The Sand Castle." Pembroke Record [Providence, RI] 14 Mar. 1969: 2. Web. 1 Dec. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/pebr/pebr_render.php?issue=1268770689163287&div=DIVL64&pid=0>.

[42]    "First Pits Performance Friday." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 25 Feb. 1970: 2. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=1260640231747597.jp2>.

[43]    Constable, Pam, ed. "This Weekend." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 17 Mar. 1972: 6. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1261009348827967&div=DIVL319&pid=0>.

[44]    Freudmann, Aviva, ed. "Rhode Island Fall." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 9 Sept. 1973: 4. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1261009355964943&div=DIVL133&pid=0>.

[45]    "Brokers Critic: Rebuttal and Reply." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 9 Mar. 1973: 4-5. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=126100935480973.jp2>.

[46]    Heasley, John. "The Play Without the Play." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 26 Feb. 1973: 2. http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1261009353715156&div=DIVL138&pid=0. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.

[47]    Silver, Janet. "Sam Plays It Once More." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 10 May 1974: 6. http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=1261009365285853.jp2. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.

[48]    Root, Steve. "Problems Cripple Student Production - Brownbrokers to Perform Pro Shows." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 24 Apr. 1974: 3.http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=1261009364893571.jp2. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.

[49]    Willett, Robert. "Dreamseller Proves Energetic but Trite." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 20 Nov. 1985, CXVIV ed.: 3. Web. 30 Nov. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1260640246739647&div=DIVL65&pid=0>.

[50]    Willett, Robert. "The Dreamseller: New Hit." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 14 Nov. 1985: 3. http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/bdh_render.php?issue=1260640246360689&div=DIVL189&pid=0. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.

[51]    Harrison, Anne H. "Overcoat Will Leave You Warm." Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 14 Nov. 1986: 8. http://dl.lib.brown.edu/dbdh/getpage.php?image_id=1236286165105316.jp2. Web. 30 Nov. 2011.

[52]    Rodriguez, Bill. "Fresh works." The Providence Phoenix 25 July 2006: n. pag. Theater. Web. 2 Dec. 2011.

[53]    Sopchockchai, Jen. "Brownbrokers' 'Psyche' Worthy of the Gods." The Brown Daily Herald [Providence, RI] 3 Dec. 2004. Web. 29 Nov. 2011. <http://www.browndailyherald.com/arts-culture/brownbrokers-psyche-worthy-of-the-gods-1.1683224#.TtUq2LJCq0t>.

[54]    Steele, Robin. "Dark and uplifting holiday musicals offer fairy tales, Jesus." Brown Daily Herald[Providence] 3 Dec. 2007: n. pag.Brown Daily Herald. Web. 5 Dec. 2011.