1992 Theatre Archive

  • February 28-29, March 5-8 1992
  • Based on "The Once and Future King" by T.H.White
  • Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
  • Music by Frederick Loewe.
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The myth of King Arthur, his knights and Queen Guinevere, by the Broadway geniuses, with songs the whole world sings.

Buried Voices/Spoken Words

  • March 12-15 1992
  • Directed by Rhoda Helfman Kaufman
  • (Studio Theatre)

Inventive and interpretive dramatic readings of writings by women and ethnic minorities, representing Cal Sates’ diversity.

A Lie of the Mind

  • May 15-16, 21-24 1992
  • By Sam Shepard
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Studio Theatre)

A hilarious, touching medley about fathers and sons, husbands and wives-the members of the mythic American family.

A Raven's Tale

  • May 16-17 1992
  • By Will Huddleston
  • (Univ. Theatre)

An original work based on Native American folktales, written and directed by the specialist in children's theater, Will Huddleston.

  • May 1-2, 8-9 1992
  • June 4-7 1992
  • Supervised by Edgardo de la Cruz and Thomas Hird
  • (Studio Theatre)

The annual showcase produced and directed by advanced theatre students.

  • July 11 1992
  • By Alison Ragland (new play)
  • Directed by Arlene Hood
  • (San Francisco Fort Mason building C)

This summer the department is reviving the production, “Recent Disappearances” written by our very own staff member Alison Ragland. We will be part of the first annual Bay Area Independent Theatre (B.A.I.T) Fringe Festival. We are one of thirteen Bay Area theatre companies performing in the Festival. This play is a disturbing allegory about the fate of innocents-children and animals-who disappear every day. Told with the voices of two girls who are kidnapped, and other young people whose lives are shaped by the pain and loss.

  • July 12 1992
  • By William Butler Yeats
  • Directed by Robert Sweetnam
  • By David Ives
  • Directed by Jerome Salyers
  • (San Francisco Fort Mason building C)

“Purgatory and Sure Thing” were part of the 1991 One Act Festival at CSUH. This annual festival provides an opportunity for advanced undergraduate students to test the bounds of their theatrical creativity and skills. CSUH is honored to bring two one acts and a third production to the first annual Bay Area Independent Theatre (B.A.I.T) Fringe Festival. We are one of thirteen Bay Area theatre companies performing in the Festival.


  • 1992
  • Written by Jeff Raz & Joel Weisman

It is the story of the actor's pleasure trip to Europe which turns into a bizarre journey when his audition piece, Shylock's "Hath Not a Jew" speech, conjures up the ghost of his long dead father, a young U.S Army photographer during World War II. The action is played out during the European political turbulence of 1989.

Highlands Summer

  • July 24-26, 30-31, August 1-2 1992
  • By William Shakespeare Directed by Marco Farrell and Karine Collet
  • (Outdoor Theatre Courtyard)

Love, laughter and wrestling in two different worlds. Cross gender, cross generations, but not a cross world.

Highlands Summer

  • August 7-9, 13-16 1992
  • Lyrics by Marshall Barer
  • Book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer and Dean Fuller
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

A musical spoof that happened "once upon a time." The popular Carol Burnett Broadway hit.

Highlands Summer

  • August 20-23 1992
  • Coordinated by Ric Prindle
  • (Studio Theatre)

A variety show with improv, clowning, acting, music, and more-showcasing our younger stars.

Empress of China

  • October 30-31, November 5-8 1992
  • By Ruth Wolff
  • Directed by Justine Anabo-Zeller
  • (Studio Theatre)

A searing, sympathetic portrait of Tzu-hsi, the Dowager Empress who from 1861 to 1908, controlled China's destiny. From concubine to Imperial Regent, she knew what she wanted and dared to destroy anything that stood in her way.

  • November 2-6 1992

An examination and discussion of issues presented in Empress of China.


  • November 19-21, 27-29 1992
  • By Albert Camus
  • Translated by Stuart Gilbert
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The French playwright's best work, rich in ideological texture, taut and compelling in its vision. A look at the intense and passionate inner life of its hero.