1977 Theatre Archive

  • January 20-23, 1977
  • An Alpha Psi Omega Fraternity Student Production.
  • A new musical mystery.

Man's face wearing glasses and hat

  • January 28-29, 1977
  • Script arranged and Directed by Ralph Salgado Jr.
  • Reader's Theatre

"Nobody knows what the experience is worth but it’s better than sitting on your hands, I keep telling myself" — Richard Brautigan.

Cabaret flyer

  • February 25-26, March 4-5, 1977
  • Book by Joe Masteroff
  • Lyrics by Fred Ebb
  • Music by John Kander
  • Directed by Donald B. Muir
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Based on a play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood. The play, set in pre-World War II Berlin is a musical and dramatic account of the German nightclub scene.

The Lion Who Wouldn't flyer

  • April 28-30, 1977
  • By Clifford W. Wingate
  • Music by Allan Jay Friedman
  • Directed by Jeanne L. Hall
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Children's Theatre. A bookish lion, bored with life in the circus, refuses to renew his contract. A group of young people rehearse his dreams to be a baseball pitcher teacher, sea captain, detective, and actor. What he finally decides to do is revealed in the exciting conclusion.

  • May 6-7, 13-15, 1977
  • By Edward Albee
  • Directed by Donald B. Muir
  • (Studio Theatre)

Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf? Almost won the Pulitzer Prize in 1963, the Pulitzer’s two-man theatre jury voted for this play. But the fourteen-member advisory Committee overruled the vote. Among their reasons were the play’s profanity and alleged immorality. The decision to award no Pulitzer Prize to drama that year prompted the resignation of the tow theatre Jurors, John Gassner and John Mason Brown.

  • May 20-21, 26-27, 1977
  • Written by Richard B. Sheridan
  • Directed by James O. Costy
  • (Univ. Theatre)
  • July 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, 1977
  • Based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew
  • By Stephen Schwartz
  • Directed by Dennis Kohles
  • (Univ. Theatre)
  • August 4-7, 11-14, 1977
  • By Shakespeare
  • Directed by James O. Costy
  • (Studio Theatre)
  • August 19-20, 26-27 September 2-3, 1977
  • By Lionel Bart's
  • Directed by James O. Costy
  • (Univ. Theatre

The Philadelphia Story flyer

  • November 18-19, 25-26, 1977
  • By Phillip Bary
  • Directed by Donald B. Muir
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The comedy centers around the marital exploits of Tracy Lord, a Philadelphia social life, on the eve of her second marriage. The play moves into high gear when Tracy's ex-husband C.K. Dexter Haven and magazine reporter Mike Connors try to dissuade her from taking the imminent trip to the altar.

When You Comin Back, Red Ryder flyer

  • November 4-5, 11-13, 1977
  • By Mark Medoff
  • (Studio Theatre)
  • An Alpha Psi Omega Student Production.