Taking Steps: A Timeline

The Timeline offers a chronological view of significant events in the history of the play Taking Steps; it only lists major productions and does not include the vast majority of the many professional and amateur productions of the play.

28 September 1979
World premiere of Taking Steps at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough, directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

February 1980
European tour of Taking Steps with the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round company, directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

March 1980
UK tour of Taking Steps with the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round company, directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

18 June 1980
Revival of Taking Steps at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough, directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

2 September 1980
London premiere of Taking Steps at the Lyric Theatre, directed by Michael Rudman.

4 September 1980
Taking Steps celebrates its 100th performance at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round; the first play staged at this venue to have achieved this.

6 June 1981
Taking Steps closes at the Lyric Theatre, London.

1981
The West End production of Taking Steps embarks on a UK tour.

1981
Chatto & Windus publishes Taking Steps in the hardback edition Two Plays alongside Sisterly Feelings.

1981
Samuel French publishes the acting edition of Taking Steps.

28 November 1990
Revival of Taking Steps at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in the Round, Scarborough, with Michael Gambon and directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

20 February 1991
Broadway premiere of Taking Steps at the Circle In The Square, directed by Alan Strachan.

28 April 1991
Taking Steps closes at the Circle In The Square, New York.

24 March 2010
London revival of Taking Steps at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

29 May 2010
Taking Steps closes at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond.

13 July 2017
Revival of Taking Steps at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, opens directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

5 October 2017
Taking Steps closes at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, prior to touring.

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