... plays produced in LORT theatres 2006-2007, that is. According to TCG. (And reported by Playbill.)
So, in order of popularity (i.e. number of productions) the winners are:
I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright (13)
The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh (12)The Santaland Diaries adapted by Joe Mantello from David Sedaris (11)
Gem of the Ocean by August
Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage (9)
Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchison (8)
Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire (8)Tartuffe by Molière (7)
Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom and Jeffrey Hatcher (7)
The Underpants, adapted by Steve Martin from Carl Sternheim (7)
So, what do we learn. One, that almost nothing has happened in playwriting for the last two or three years. That Rabbit Hole is here to stay. That Steve Martin may never win NY theatre cred, but he's become a bankable middlebrow fave. That people still love that old Morrie guy.
That a small Off Broadway success like Moonlight and Magnolias really can rake in some royalties. That Santaland Diaries must be what theatres turn to when they really, really can't stand Christmas Carol any more. (And that Joe Mantello just keeps getting richer!)
And that no matter how impossibly brilliant your one actor has to be for I Am My Own Wife, you still do the show because you still only need to pay...one actor.
And--on the good side--that Tartuffe only gets more and more relevant.
TCG rules, by the way, exclude not only Shakespeare productions, understandable, but also anything called "Christmas Carol." What does that tell you.