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Archives 209
University Theatre
Records, 1966-1981

Records of the Washington State University Theatre, 1966-1981, were accessioned by the University Libraries in 1985 (UA85-43). The records were arranged and described in the summer of 1989 by Ling Jinqi. Related records are found in Archives 42 and Archives 105.

Number of containers 2
Linear feet of shelf space 1.5

AGENCY HISTORY

Some history of theater at Washington State University is presented in the preface of inventories for records maintained as Archives 42 and 105.

The particular records deal with theater from the middle 1960s to the early 1980s. During this period University Theatre presented both its Summer Palace series and its regular dramatic series. The majority of the productions were of modern drama.

ARRANGEMENT AND DESCRIPTION

Records of University Theatre consist of chiefly of publicity materials related to specific dramatic productions, such as advertisements, newsclips, news releases, and photographs. Some memoranda and other office materials are included.

The records are arranged in two series that were found within the papers as received by the Libraries - Drama and Management. The Drama files have been ordered alphabetically by the names of the productions. The Management files (which do contain materials similar to those in the Drama series), are presented as an alphabetical subject file. In both cases the alphabetization was added at the Libraries; originally no specific order was used.

CONTAINER LIST

BoxFolder  Description
 
Series 1: Drama
 
11The Adding Machine; Jan. 14-17, 1981
2Adaptation and Line: Stage II; Apr. 17-21, 1979
3Alaska Yukon Follies; 1979
4Albert Herring (Joint Production with Music); Jan. 18 & 20, 1979
5Anastasia (Palace); July 11-14, 31; Aug. 1, 1978
6The Banker's Daughter; 1969
7Babes in the Arms; July 30-31; Aug. 1-2, 1978
8Bertha, The Sewing Machine Girl; 1969
9Catch-22; May 20-23, 1980-81
10Come Blow Your Horn; July 9-12; Aug. 7-8, 1980
11Count Dracula; Oct. 31; Nov. 1-3, 8-10, 1978
12The Count of Monte Cristo; 1967
13The Crucible; Dec. 6-8, 13-15, 1979
14David and Lisa; Nov. 7-10, 1979
15Death of a Salesman; Dec. 4-6, 11-13, 1900
16Diamond Studs; Apr. 30; May 1-2, 1979
17The Drunkard; 1969
18East Lynne; Summer, 1966
19The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds; Nov. 6-8, 13-15, 1980-81
20George Washington Slept Here; July 29; Aug. 1, 9-10, 1981
21Gilbert and Sullivan Operetta; Apr. 29-30; May 1-2, 1980-81
22Hamlet; Mar. 13-15, 20-22, 1979
23Happy Birthday; Stage II; Apr. 15-19, 1980
24Harvey; July 16-19; Aug. 5-6, 1968
25Hazel Kirke (Lloyd Busch); Sept. 1968
26Heaven Can Wait; Apr. 23-25; May 1-2, 1980-81
27Kennedy's Children (Regular Series); Feb. 22-24; Mar. 1-3, 1979
28Kiss and Tell (Regular Series); May 3-6, 1979
29Lady Audley's Secret (Thomas C. Nash); Sept. 1968
30Madmen and Specialists: Stage II; Feb. 20-23, 1980
31Miles Gloriosus; Dec. 12-13, 1980
32Miracle Worker; July 19-23, 1978
33Morca: Flamenco in Concert; 1979
34My Partner; 1966
35My Three Angels; July 23-26; Aug. 3-4, 1980
36Noah: Stage II; Jan. 17-20, 1979
37The Octoroon; 1967
38The Odd Couple: Stage II; Apr. 26-28, 1979
39Once Upon a Mattress (Joint Production of Music); May 1979
40Our American Cousin; 1976
41Pippin; Feb. 19-21, 26-28, 1981
42Play It Again, Sam: Stage II; May 22-27, 1979
43The Rainmaker; July 15-18; Aug. 13-14, 1981
44The Rainmaker, Wait Until Dark, George Washington Slept Here, Something's Afoot; Summer, 1981
45Richard III (Hyle Schwarz); Sept. 1968
46Rip Van Winkle; Sept.1968
47Rosencranz and Guildenstern are Dead; Mar. 12-24, 19-21, 1980-81
48School for Wives; 1979-80
49The Sea Horse; Oct. 23-25, 1980
50The Serpent; May 21-24, 1980
51Shadow Box (Regular Series); Mar. 15-17, 22-24, 1979
52The Shaughran (Dan Anderson); Summer, 1980
53Shop Pictures; 1979
54Something's Afoot; Aug. 5-8, 1978
55Step on a Crack; May 21-23, 1987
56Story Theatre; July 12-16, 1978
57Street Scene (Kurt Weill); Apr. 24-26; May 1-3, 1980
58Susan Zeder; 1981
59Ten Nights in a Bar Room; 1966
60Tobacco Road; n.d.
61A Toby Show; Jan. 17-19, 1979
62The Two Orphans (Rod Molzahn); Summer, 1970
63Two by the Bard; July 26-30, 1978
64Veronica's Room: Stage II; Mar. 1-3, 1979
65Wail Until Dark; July 22-26; Aug. 11-12, 1981
66Wasps: Stage II; May 14-17, 1980
67You're a Good Man Charlie Brown: Stage II; Feb. 22-24, 1979
68You Can't Take It with You; July 5-9, 1978
 
Series 2: Theater Management
 
269The Comedians, 1981
70The Comedians: Mailings, 1981
71The Comedians: Tour Schedule, 1981
72The Comedians: Income, 1980
73Creative Dramatics: Waiver and Release, 1979-81
74General Publicity, 1980-81
75Lodging, 1980
76National Endowment for the Arts, n.d.
77Palace-- Audition information, 1981
78Palace-- Proof Sheets and Pub Shots, n.d.
79Production Expenses, 1980
80Publicity Forms (Sumer Palace), 1981
81Reel Theatre, 1979-81
82Registration, 1981
83Scheduling, 1981
84Season: General, 1980-81
85Summaries: Ticket Sales and Attendance Forms, n.d.
86Summer Palace, 1980
87Summer Palace (Company), 1981
88Summer Palace (Contracts), 1981
89Summer Palace (General), 1980-81
90Summer Palace (Information), 1978
91Summer Palace (Mini Season), 1980
92Summer Palace: Players and Publicity, 1978
93Summer Palace: The School for Wives, July 18-21; Aug. 2-3, 1979
94Summer Palace: Witness for the Prosecution (WSU), 1979
95Summer Palace (WSU), 1979
96Transparencies and Art Work, 1977
97WSU Theatre-Drama News Clippings, 1979-80