1990 Theatre Archive

Mary Stuart

  • February 2-3, 8-11 1990
  • By Dacia Maraini
  • Directed by Rhoda Kaufman
  • (Studio Theatre)

One of Italy's best known contemporary women writers looks at two strong women:
Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I struggle for power in a male dominated society.
A U.S. premiere.

Man of La Mancha

  • February 23-25, March 1-4 1990
  • Book by Dale Wasserman
  • Music by Mitch Leigh
  • Lyrics by Joe Darion
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The popular musical version of Don Quixote. The imprisoned
Cervantes offers a musical deference based on his famous novel.

  • April 21-22 1990
  • Frank L. Baum's classic storyp
  • pAdapted and directed by Will Huddleston

Dorothy's journey to a strange and magic land, presented in a new adaptation.

  • May 11-12, 18-19 1990
  • Spring Dance Concert
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Noted guest artists, faculty and students choreographers.


  • May 24-27 1990
  • Works by Black & Hispanic playwrights
  • Produced by Ric Prindle
  • (Studio Theatre)

An important collection of short plays drawn from Black and Hispanic American theatre. A look into the hearts of struggling people.

  • June 7-10 1990
  • Supervised by Edgardo de la Cruz & Tom Hird
  • (Studio Theatre)

The annual showcase produced and directed by advanced students.

Highlands Summer Theatre A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • July 27-29, August 2-5 1990
  • By William Shakespeare
  • Directed by Regina Cate and Melissa Hillman
  • (Courtyard)

A theatrical fantasy about lovers, afares and dreams.

Highlands Summer Theatre Little Shop of Horrors

  • August 17-19, August 23-25 1990
  • Book and lyrics by Howard Ashman
  • Music by Alan Menken
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

A comic nightmare about a humungous plant that eats people and sings Motown favorites!

The Father

  • October 26-27, November 1-4 1990
  • By August Strindberg
  • Adapted by John Osborne
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Studio Theatre)

The struggle between an elderly army officer and his wife for the "heart and mind"
of their daughter. A menacing account of the battle of the sexes.

End Game

  • November 30, December 1, 6-9 1990
  • By Samuel Beckett
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Studio Theatre)

An oddly comic parable by the great Irish playwright, who forever changed the course of modern theatre.

  • June-November 1990
  • Written and directed by Will Huddleston

The story captures the life of the famous woman aviator, Amelia Earhart,
who disappeared piloting a flight over the South Pacific in 1937.