1982 Theatre Archive

  • January 30-31, 1982
  • By Virginia Glasgow Koste
  • Directed by Ralph Salgado

A play from Lewis Carroll’s "Alice In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass."

Medieval Mirth & Mystery

  • February 12-13, 19-21, 1982
  • Everyman and Master Pierre Pathelin
  • (Studio Theatre)
  • Reader's Theatre


  • February 26-28 March 4-6, 1982
  • Music and Lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest
  • Book by Charles Lederer and Luther Davis
  • Musical Direction by Norman R. Corey
  • Directed and Choreographer Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The One Acts Festival

  • March 12-13, 1982
  • Directed by advanced students
  • Produced by Donald Muir
  • (Studio Theatre)

Student Directed one act plays! All of the Students in Drama 4022, Play Directing II, are required to produce a one-act play. The productions are viewed by a committee of the Drama Faculty (consisting this year of Professor Ralph Salgado, Donald Muir, and Tom Hird) who select several of them for this public performance.

Oedipus Rex

  • April 7, 1982
  • By Sophocles
  • Translated by E.F Watling
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Benefit performance to help defray touring costs for the cast and crew on tour to Washington, D.C.

Waiting for Godot

  • May 7-8, 14-16, 1982
  • By Samuel Becket
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Studio Theatre)

The year 1953- Waiting for Godot has just opened in Paris-and Samuel Beckett through it will picture a world that has grown meaningless, indecipherable-absurd. Standing between the two tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, and utter despair is their hope in the arrival of Godot. But Godot is never seen; and never comes.

A Doll's House

  • May 21-22, 28-29, 1982
  • By Henrik Ibsen
  • Directed by Donald B. Muir
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Ibsen was viewed either as a messenger of the Devil or a Champion of Women’s Suffrage. It was said that when Nora leaves her husband and children at the end of the play and slams the door on her home, it was a "door slam that was heard around the world".

Royal Gambit

  • October 29-30, November 5-6, 1982
  • By Herman Gresseiker
  • Translated and adapted by George White
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Studio Theatre)

The matter is about Henry VIII and his six wives. The latter are divided into the commentators of Henry’s actions (and the consequences of these actions in succeeding ages) and the victims of his actions.

The Misanthrope

  • November 19-20, 26-27, 1982
  • By Moliere
  • Directed by Don B. Muir
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The Hound of the Baskervilles

  • November 11-12, 13-14, 1982
  • By F. Andrew Leslie
  • Directed by Ronald J. Meier
  • (Studio Theatre)
  • August 20-21, 27-28, 1982