1970 Theatre Archive

Little Me flyer

  • January 5-11, 1970
  • By Neil Simon
  • Music by Cy Colman
  • Lyrics by Crolyn Leigh
  • Directed by Larry J. Linda
  • (Highlands Theatre)

An Alpha Psi Omega Fraternity Student Production.

The Unknown Soldier and His Wife flyer

  • January 23-25, 1970
  • By Peter Ustinov
  • Directed by Jeanne Hall
  • (Highlands Theatre)
  • Readers Theatre

Readers Theatre is sometimes referred to as "Theatre of the Mind". The audience must imagine the locale, the costumes, and most of the action. In this play the events move from the present, flash back to Roman times, and progress through the Middle Ages, Puritan times, the Age of Reason, the Citizens Revolution, World War I, and back to the ceremony commemorating the Unknown Soldier.

Twelfth Night flyer

  • February 27-28, March 1, 6-8, 1970
  • By William Shakespeare
  • Directed by James O. Costy
  • (Highlands Theatre)

Rags to Riches flyer

  • April 19, 1970
  • By Aurand Harris
  • Directed by Jeanne Hall
  • Repeat performance at Chabot College April 24-25.
  • May 1-3, 1970
  • By Eric Hoffer
  • Adapted by Craig Nikitas
  • Directed by George Cozyris
  • (Highlands Theatre)
  • Presented by the readers theatre workshop.

The Underpants flyer

  • May 22-24, 29-31, 1970
  • By Carl Sternheim
  • Directed by Don Muir
  • (Highlands Theatre)

This is a 1910 comedy depicting the middle class in imperial Germany. The story revolves around a housewife who accidentally loses her underpants in a crowd. Two amorous gentlemen rent rooms in her house and try to seduce her, but her stern husband prevents them from being successful. In the meantime, he seduces their neighbor, a 31 year—old virgin.

  • May 30 & 31, 1970
  • By Langston Hughes
  • Directed by Richard E. Grant
  • (MB 1055)
  • Presented by the black performing arts troupe of CSUH

The Lion in Winter flyer

  • August 7-9, 14-16, 1970
  • By James Goldman
  • Directed by Donald B. Muir
  • (Meiklejohn Courtyard)

This, if anything, is the serious message of James Goldman’s The Lion in Winter. By placing a contemporary look at a family squabble in the historical trapping of a 12th century Plantagenet court, Goldman has emphasized the not too startling fact that human emotions and motivations do not alter noticeably through the ages.

Hiroshima, Mon Amour flyer

  • October 30-31, November 1, 1970 or 71
  • By Marquerite Duras
  • Directed by George Cozyris
  • (MA 1055)

The Pied Piper of Hamelin flyer

  • November 6-7, 1970
  • By Melvin Bernhardt
  • Directed by Jeanne Hall
  • (Chabot College)

J.B. flyer

  • November 13-15, 20-22, 1970
  • By Archibald MacLeish
  • Directed by James O. Costy
  • (Highlands Theatre)

Barefoot in the Park flyer

  • January 21-24, 1970 or 71
  • By Neil Simon
  • (Highlands Playhouse)
  • An Alpha Psi Omega student production.