1965-1969

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY IS INCORPORATED

September 18, 1965

Roundabout Theatre Company begins producing plays at a 150-seat theatre in a converted supermarket basement, and will become the nation’s most influential not-for-profit theatre company, as well as one of New York City’s leading cultural institutions. Over the next 50 years, Roundabout will go on to operate five theatres on and off-Broadway.

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Roundabout Theatre Company Produces its First Production

October 1966

Roundabout Theatre Company begins its premiere season with Strindberg’s The Father, announcing the company’s mission to produce classic plays.

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Roundabout Commits to Staging Classic Revivals in Repertory

1967-1970

Standout productions include Waiting for Lefty, Journey’s End, Candida and many others. After garnering positive critical reviews, Roundabout quickly gains a name for itself as an up and coming theatre company to watch.

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