Season: Annie Get Your Gun • Singin' in the Rain • Something's Afoot • The Mikado • The Wizard of Oz • You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Attendance nears 60,000. Income exceeds $750,000. Amigos grows to over 250 members.Season: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum • Carousel • Evita • Here's Love • Nunsense
Season: Grease • Into the Woods • Nunsense • Once Upon a Mattress • Peter Pan • The King and I
Presentation of the regional premiere of Kopit & Yeston's Phantom. Season: Godspell • Nunsense • Phantom • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers • Sweeney Todd • The Sound of Music
Debut of the original children's musical Revenge of the Garbage Monsters. Budget is $900,000.Season: Big River • Chicago • Revenge of the Garbage Monsters • South Pacific • The Fantasticks • The Music Man
Attendance records smashed! Due to renovations at Popejoy Hall, productions were staged in different venues - Albuquerque Academy Theatre, Kimo Theatre, Kiva Auditorium, and Rodey Theatre were all used during the season. Season: Fiddler on the Roof • Forever Plaid • Revenge of the Garbage Monsters • Romance/Romance • The Pirates of Penzance • The Taffetas • West Side Story
Season subscriptions top 6,100. ACLOA begins splitting the season's productions between the Hiland complex and Popejoy Hall stages. Season: 42nd Street • Baby • Brigadoon • Guys and Dolls • Oliver!
ACLOA collaborates with La Compañia Teatro de Alburquerque to produce an original bilingual musical, ...And Now Miguel; the performances are held at the Hiland and KiMo Theatres. Season: Ain't Misbehavin' • ...And Now Miguel • Camelot • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying • Show Boat • La Cage Aux Folles
Season: Bells Are Ringing • Man of La Mancha • My Fair Lady • Nunsense • Nunsense Jamboree • Oklahoma!
The organization changed the name to Musical Theatre Southwest to better focus attention on the artistic product. Season: Anything Goes • Follies • Hello, Dolly! • Jesus Christ Superstar • Kismet