1991 Theatre Archive

Eden Cinema

  • February 1-2, 7-10 1991
  • By Marguerite Duras
  • Directed by Rhoda Kaufman
  • (Studio Theatre)

Award-winning French writer remembers her girlhood in Indochina.

  • February 1-2 1991
  • (PE 140)

Works by Faculty & students and featuring Guest Artist: John Henry.

  • February 8-9 1991
  • By Blanche Brown
  • (PE 140)
  • May 3-4 1991
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Solo and group performance and feature guest Artists: Jeff Freidman & John Henry.

  • May 10-11 1991
  • (Studio Theatre)
  • Repertory and premieres
Highlands Summer Theatre A Dream Play
  • July 12, 18, 20 1991
  • By August Strindberg
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Studio Theatre)

A dreamer's wish for divine intercession in our human suffering. A poet dreams a wish for divine intercession in order to discover the "why" of human suffering. In the dream, Indra's daughter descends to Earth and slowly discovers in scene after scene that men are truly pitiable. To understand the reason for this "illogical" state of affairs, she volunteers to become human. She discovers only too well the pains of being human. She retreats back to her realm, while the poet continues to fathom the mystery of the existence of suffering.

Guys and Dolls

  • March 1-3, 7-9 1991
  • By Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows
  • Music by Frank Loesser
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The American musical comedy! Based on Damon Ruyon stories.

  • April 20-21 1991
  • By Carlo Collodi
  • Directed by Will Huddleston
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The adored 19th century classic.

  • April 20-21 1991
  • (Univ. Theatre)

High school students present scenes and soliloquies.

Mirandolina (La Locandiera)

  • May 17-18, 23-26 1991
  • Translated by Lady Augusta Gregory
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Studio Theatre)

A delightful 18th century comedy in which a lower class woman outwits three wealthy gentlemen of rank and power.

The One Acts Festival Showcase

  • June 6-9 1991
  • Supervised by Ric Prindle & Tom Hird
  • (Studio Theatre)
  • Produced and directed by advanced students.

The Travelers

  • June 12 1991
  • Directed by Rhoda Kaufman & Adrienne Norman

A reader's theatre, of women and ethnic literature, present by the students in Theatre Arts 3922.

  • July 13, 19, 21 1991
  • By Alison Ragland
  • Directed by Arlene Hood
  • (Studio Theatre)

An allegory about the fate of innocents who disappear.

Highlands Summer Theatre Two Gentlemen of Verona, USA

  • August 2-3, 9-11 1991
  • By Alison Ragland, Heather Faust and Glenn Larsen
  • Directed by Heather Faust and Glenn Larsen
  • (Univ. Theatre)

An original adaptation of the Shakespeare classic.

  • August 16-17, 22-25 1991
  • By Henrick Ibsen
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

A phantasmagoric theatre piece based on folk tales translated into a satire on human nature.

  • 1991
  • Written and Directed by Dennis Noh

This play is centered on the unlikely friendship of two girls that began in high school.


  • November 1-2, 7-10 1991
  • Adapted from the novel by Christa Wolf
  • Directed by Rhoda Kaufman
  • (Studio Theatre)

A retelling of the story of the fall of Troy through the eyes of the woman who foretold the tragedy.

The Illusion

  • November 21-23, 30 December 1 1991
  • By Pierre Corneille
  • Adapted by Tony Kushner
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The comic/tragic quest of a father for his real (or illusory?) son. Full of imagery and magic.