1993 Theatre Archive

My Blue Heaven

  • January 7-10 1993
  • By Jane Chambers
  • Directed by Heather Faust
  • (Studio Theatre)

“What makes the world go ‘round?’ Nothing but love!” Everyone dreams of living happily ever after, but not everyone’s dream has the same cast of characters. Molly and Josie are modern pioneers, struggling to make their American Dreams come true.

Winter Dance Concert

  • January 29-31 1993
  • By Jane Chambers
  • Directed by Laura Renaud-Wilson
  • (PE 140)

Faculty and student choreographed plus featured guest choreographer Gail Chodera.

  • February 26-27, March 4-7 1993
  • By William Shakespeare
  • Directed by Ric Prindle

A romance, a parable, an enigma-this gloriously theatrical play (one of Shakespeare’s last) is all this and more.

  • March 11-14 1993
  • Directed by Rhoda Kaufman
  • (Studio Theatre)

Interpretive and dramatic readings from writings done by women and ethnic minorities.

  • April 17 1993

Theatre & Dance present the annual festival were high school students from around the area compete for best individual scene and best design.

  • May 1-2 1993
  • By William Shakespeare
  • Directed by Will Huddleston

The whimsical story of love and mischief set in the forest outside of the Athens on a midsummer’s eve.

  • May 8-9 1993
  • Directed by Mark Farrell

A student musical revue will be performed on campus to benefit organizations doing research and education on breast cancer. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Northern California Cancer Center.

  • May 14-15, 20-23 1993
  • Supervised by Edgardo de la Cruz & Laura Renaud-Wilson
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Cold Nymphs and Chaste Crowns, a postmodern deconstruction of Shakespeare’s Tempest. Postmodernism represents a reaction to and departure from Modernism. Postmodernism emphasizes process/happening, has a sense of ephemerality, uses polymorphous correlations and brutal esthetics of squalor and shock, and is an irreverent pastiche. Encounters with postmodernism do not proceed from coherent expectation, but from a way of experiencing, interpreting and being in the world in which no goals are assumed. Enjoy—director’s notes.

The One Acts Festival

  • June 3-6 1993
  • Supervised by Edgardo de la Cruz & Tom Hird
  • (Studio Theatre)

Annual student produced shows.

  • August 6-7, 13-15 1993
  • Music by Richard Rogers,
  • Lyrics and book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The longest running musical in Broadway History, this work defined the genre.

  • August 20-22, 26-28 1993
  • By Jean Baptiste Moliere
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

France’s premiere playwright tells us what’s right with love. This rollicking comedy leads the way in the eternal search for true love.

  • August 19-21, 27-29 1993
  • By David Mamet
  • Directed by Ed Wright
  • (Studio Theatre)

A look at life through the eyes of two actors, one young, one seasoned. Poignant, powerful, funny and fast look at theatre life.

The Tempest

  • November 5-6, 11-14 1993
  • By William Shakespeare
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Studio Theatre)

The Bard’s most beautiful and accomplished “romance”, in which the shadow of misfortune is dispersed by the bright innocence of youth and love.

The Cracked Nut

  • November 26-27 1993
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz and Laura Renaud-Wilson
  • (PE 140)

A Theatre and Dance collaboration of original work produced based on The Nutcracker Suite.

Vinegar Tom

  • November 19-21, December 2-4 1993
  • By Caryl Churchill
  • Directed by Carol Dietrich
  • (Univ. Theatre)

A provocative work about the nature of relationships in a patriarchal society. Set in 17th century England at the time of the witch hunts.