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1995 Theatre Archive

A Common Thread

  • January 12-15 1995
  • Conceived and directed by Amy Gretencort
  • (Studio Theatre)

A collage of dance, art and theatre woven together with poetic and humorous texts. An original inventive new work.

Winter Dance Concert

  • February 2-4 1995
  • (Univ. Theatre)
  • Original works by students and faculty.

Dancing at Lughnasa

  • February 17-18, 23-26 1995
  • By Brian Friel
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

This Tony Award-winning play takes place in rural Ireland. A family story of lively, loving characters, told through their memories and the insistent music of America in the Thirties. Cal State Hayward is the first local college to produce this most popular work.

  • March 1 1995
  • Directed by Rhoda Kaufman
  • (Studio Theatre)

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

Pilipinas Circa 1907

  • March 11-12 1995
  • By Nicanor G. Tiongson
  • Music by Pascasio, Letaba and Labad
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The traditional Filipino sarsuela – a lyric drama, based on the Spanish zarzuela- full of music, dramatic moments, love and patriotism. A rare opportunity to view this rich and unique theatrical form. Produced and presented by Theatre 3310.

The Colored Museum

  • March 30-31, April 1-2 1995
  • By George C. Wolfe
  • Directed by Justine Anabo
  • (Studio Theatre)

A poignant comedy examining the myths and madness of growing up as an African-American. Monologues and dialogues expressing the many moods of the experience. We are cooperating with central East Oakland’s Egypt theatre.

When I was… and other stories

  • April 21-23 1995
  • Conceived and created by Amy Gretencort
  • (Studio Theatre)

Is a collection of stories; all based on events that occurred in my life and the lives of the cast.

  • April 29-30 1995
  • Supervised by Regina Cate
  • (Studio Theatre)

Created and produced by advanced theatre and dance students. A wonderful one hour performance and a great introduction to live theatre.

Hair Today Seville tomorrow!

  • May 18-20 1995
  • Supervised by Edgardo de la Cruz, Laura Renaud Wilson and Susan Witt.
  • (Univ. Theatre)

A post-modern deconstruction of the Barber of Seville. A spoof-full of dance, good humor and song!

  • May 18-20 1995
  • Produced by Laura Renaud-Wilson, Susan Witt and Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The One Acts Festival

  • June 1-4 1995
  • Supervised by Edgardo de la Cruz and Thomas Hird
  • (Studio Theatre)

The annual showcase produced and directed by advanced theatre students.

Highlands Summer Theatre

  • July 14-15, 20-23 1995
  • By Neil Simon
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Studio Theatre)

A deeply appealing autobiographical memory play by the most beloved Broadway playwright.

Highlands Summer Theatre

  • July 28-30, August 3-5 1995
  • A performance piece by A.R. Gurney

An imaginative theatre piece comprised of letters exchanged over a lifetime between two people, who grew up together, went their separate ways but continued to share their lives.

Highlands Summer Theatre

  • July 28-29, August 3-6 1995
  • By James Thurber
  • Directed by Ed Wright
  • (Studio Theatre)

A small, cheerful and enchanting revue by one of the members of the Algonquin Round Table.

Highlands Summer Theatre

  • August 11-12, 18-20 1995
  • Music by Andrew Lloyd Weber
  • Lyrics by Tim Rice
  • Directed by Shawn Ferreyra
  • (Univ. Theatre)

A small, cheerful and enchanting revue by one of the members of the Algonquin Round Table.

The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs

  • October 19-22 1995
  • By Simone Benmussa
  • Directed by Muriel Seguin
  • (Studio Theatre)

The true story of a woman who lived her entire life as a man, trading her female desire and thereby losing her soul. Fascinating and provocative.

  • November 10-11, 16-19 1995
  • 1995 (scheduled but not performed)
  • B y Rupert Holmes, based on the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The winner of five Tonys and nine Drama Desk awards. A warm-hearted, merry experience—and you pick the ending!

High Spirits

  • November 10-11, 16-19 1995
  • Music, lyrics, book by Hugh Martin & Timothy Gray
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Based on the Broadway hit Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward. A domestic, romantic comedy, spiced up by the world of Bohemian life in San Francisco and the wacky medium, Madame Arcati!

The Gift of the Magi

  • December 14-17 1995
  • Based on the short story by O. Henry
  • Adapted by Thomas Hischak
  • Directed by Regina Cate and Gina Barker
  • (Studio Theatre)

A holiday favorite, as simple and straightforward as the famous story. The ironic ending is both humorous and bittersweet.

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