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1994 Theatre Archive

Senior Dance Recital

  • January 28-29 1994
  • Directed by Angela Demmel
  • (PE 140)

A senior dance project.

  • January 2 & 7 1994
  • By Lorraine Hansberry
  • Directed by John Tardibuono
  • (Studio Theatre)

A great historical breakthrough play, written in 1957, and the first to describe the African American experience to a crossover audience.

Winter Dance Concert

  • February 3-6 1994
  • (PE 140)

Original works by students and faculty.

Buried Voices/Spoken Words:A reader’s Theatre

  • February 25-26 1994
  • Directed by Rhoda Kaufman
  • (Studio Theatre)

Inventive and interpretive dramatic readings of writings by women and ethnic minorities.

  • March 1 1994
  • Directed by Rhoda Kaufman
  • (Studio Theatre)

Readings by woman faculty in celebration of International Women’s Month.

Spring Dance Concert

  • May 26-29 1994
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Original works by students and faculty. Guest artist are to be announced.

Into to the Woods

  • April 29-30, May 5-8 1994
  • Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • Book by James Lapine
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

An adult look at the meaning and power of fairy tales and how they continue to grip and inform. Magnificent music and poignant stories.

The One Acts Festival

  • June 2-5 1994
  • Supervised by Edgardo de la Cruz and Thomas Hird
  • (Studio Theatre)

The annual showcase produced and directed by advanced theatre students.

Highlands Summer Theatre A Raisin in the Sun

  • July 2-7 1994
  • By Lorraine Hansberry
  • Directed by John Tardibuono
  • (Studio Theatre)

A great historical breakthrough play, written in 1957, and the first to describe the African American experience to a crossover audience. Second chance show!

Fault Zone

  • July 21-24 1994
  • July 21-24 1994
  • By Michael Elliot Brill

Highlands Summer Theatre Peribanez

  • July 21-24 1994
  • By Lope de Vega
  • Translation by Jill Booty
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz & Susan Wansewicz
  • (Music Recital Hall)

Previews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Group Fault Zone. Peribanez is said to dramatize the sturdy character and heroic struggle of the Spanish peasantry against the injustice done by some perverse member of the nobility. Of course it is inconceivable for a peasant to lay hands on his overlord. So order is restored through the king’s intercession.

Highlands Summer Theatre The Boy Friend

  • July 29-30, August 4-7 1994
  • Book, music & lyrics by Sandy Wilson
  • Directed by Justine Anabo
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The lively spoof that takes you back to the 20’s and shows you times haven’t really changed! The show that introduced Julie Andrews to the world.

Highlands Summer Theatre Twelfth Night

  • August 12-21 1994
  • Directed by John Tardibuono
  • (Outdoor Theatre Courtyard)

Shakespeare’s uproarious comedy; Sharp look at society’s foibles and vagaries. Laugh and rejoice with the many twists, turns, tricks of the Bard.

Highlands Summer Theatre One-Act Duet

  • August 25-28 1994
  • Work by America’s favorite playwrights
  • Directed by Ric Prindle and Dan Sipsy
  • (Studio Theatre)

Two of the brightest and most innovative works by American’s favorite playwrights.

Dream of a Common Language

  • October 28-November 6 1994
  • By Heather McDonald
  • Directed by Elisabeth Loeffler
  • (Studio Theatre)

This is a play about love, trust, equality, friendship, and art. In the play, set in the late 19th Century, an Impressionist painter’s wife poses in the nude for him, as he tells her, “I love to see the light on your skin.” A painter herself, she longs to be allowed a similar freedom to “set the light free” by painting a male nude model. Tension in the play is about whether she will achieve that freedom.

  • November 2 1994
  • (Studio Theatre)
  • Theatre and dance represented by Professor Rhoda Kaufman.

Peribanez

  • November 18-27 1994
  • By Lope de Vega
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

A folk theatre rendering of the popular comedy. A rowdy entertainment, imaginative and musical overflowing with joy, movement and color. Recently performed at the International Fringe Festival in Scotland.

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