1985 Theatre Archive

The Adventures of Perseus

  • January 26-27, 1985
  • Adapted by Will Huddleston
  • Directed by Chris Pagano
  • (Studio Theatre)

The Adventures of Perseus is a rather detailed performance centering on Perseus himself, and his adventures throughout his exciting and mystical life.

Winter Dance Concert Series

  • (Dance Studio Theatre, PE 140)

January 26, 1985

Featuring Wendy Rogers Dance Company.

February 15, 1985

The dance concert series featuring the Citicentre Dance Company.

February 25, 1985

Featuring the Virginia Matthews Dance Company.

March 15, 1985

This installment of the dance concert series features John Henry, David Blood and Laura Criscione.

The Wiz

  • March 1-3, 7-10, 1985
  • Written by Charlie Small & William Brown
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

This version of The Wiz, reflects the Bay Area’s diverse ethnic communities of Hispanics, Asians, Caucasians and Blacks. This will be the first college presentation of the musical in the Bay Area.

  • April 26-27, May 3-4, 1985

Spring Dance Concert

  • May 10-11, 1985
  • Directed by Laura Criscione
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The performance will feature 12 pieces of various styles.

The Maids

  • May 10-11, 17-18, 1985
  • By Jean Genet
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Studio Theatre)

The Maids, a French play is an examination of the relationship between two sisters, who are the maids, and the maids' relationship with their mistress.

As You Like It

  • May 24-25, 31, 1985
  • By William Shakespeare
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

In As You Like It, Shakespeare celebrates more fervently than in any other of his plays the value of love between people.

  • June 7-8, 1985
  • Student directed plays.

Highlands Summer Theatre 1985: Earthlings!

  • July 25-27, 1985
  • By Dave Burton and Matt Bond

A delightful, thought-provoking series of songs and sketches designed to stimulate awareness of environmental problems. There will also be a special theatre presentation for children which will tour throughout the East Bay during the month of August.

  • August 2-4, 9-11, 1985
  • By Lanford Wilson's
  • (Studio Theatre)

A few U.C. Berkeley classmates of the 60's get together for a reunion and examine their pasts, how far they have each come, and where they are going.

  • August 16-18, 1985
  • By Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Anyone who ever was, or ever will be a high school "kid" will love this fifties vintage musical comedy about a square peg girl fitting into a round hole, groovy situation at her new high school. It's time for dancing, rods and rock.

  • November 8-10, 1985
  • By Emily Mann
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Studio Theatre)

A view of the sociological, psychological and emotional effects of the Vietnam War on its surviving victims. Director Ric Prindle effectively introduced our most far-reaching medium, television, to describe three people's deepest personal feelings about what he called "The first media war".

  • November 22-23, 29-30, 1985
  • By Aristophanes
  • (Univ. Theatre)

In this comic masterpiece, a couple of Athenians travel to the realm of the birds, where they plan to set up a Utopian Kingdom. With splendid irony, Aristophanes shows that, in politics, you can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.