Dedicated to the production of New plays and the Classics. Lyla Hay Owen, Charles Kerbs, Darwin Hageman, and Kellerer were among the playwrights in residence...1970-1979. Xavier de Callatay was Artist in Residence. Jim O'Quinn was musical Director for Looney Blues. Harry Mayronne was Musical Director for The Lost Carltoon, Three Penny Opera. Eileen Abshire was the main Director for Apple St. PP.The New Orleans Poetry Forum called the theatre its home,too. They published The Apple Street Anthology of Poetry.