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References in the The Flat Hat, William & Mary News, and Alumni Gazette:

  • Varsity show is ready to go; do you dance, sing, or write? FH, 1/11/1938, pg. 3.
  • ‘Varsity Show’ already boasts more than hundred backers FH, 1/18/1938, pg. 1.
  • Crews selected for varsity show FH, 2/15/1938, pg. .6.
  • Varsity show ready to go FH, 2/22/1938, pg. 6.
  • Varsity show features six leading players FH, 3/1/1938 pg. 1, 6.
  • Activities Committee backs show FH, 3/8/1938, pg. 1.
  • Dancers are chosen for varsity show FH, 3/15/1938, pg. 1.
  • “Spring Cleaning” FH, 3/22/1938, pg. 2.
  • Varsity Show is prepared for examination by student body FH, 3/29/1938, pg. 1, 2.
  • Tickets go on sale for Varsity Show FH, 4/5/1938, pg. 1.
  • Varsity Show cheered by Student body FH, 4/12/1938, pg. 1, 2 (pictures).
  • To start show FH, 10/25/1938, pg. 1.
  • Crew heads named for varsity show FH, 11/18/1938, pg. 1.
  • Changes plans FH, 11/22/1938, pg. 2.
  • Playbill planned FH, 11/29/1938, pg. 1.
  • Script being written for Varsity Show FH, 1/10/1939, pg. 1.
  • Picks show book FH, 1/17/1939, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show book nears completion FH, 2/7/1939, pg. 1.
  • Changes in Backdrop Club plans FH, 2/28/1939, pg. 1.
  • Casting is begun for Varsity show FH, 3/7/1939, pg. 1, 2.
  • Cast and Title chosen for varsity show FH, 3/14/1939, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show production speeds up FH, 3/21/1939, pg. 1.
  • Second annual varsity show opens FH, 3/28/1939, pg. 1, 5 (pictures).
  • Meet the people behind it all FH, 3/28/1939, pg. 2.
  • Student satire on European affairs well received; ‘Set to Munich’ clicks FH, 4/4/1939, pg. 1, 2 (picture).
  • Elects Tim Hanson and Jim Talley FH, 5/16/1939, pg. 1.
  • Organizes FH, 11/7/1939, pg. 1, 6.
  • Preparations being made for varsity show FH, 11/7/1939, pg. 2.
  • First tryouts held for varsity show FH, 11/14/1939, pg. 1.
  • Makes plans for varsity show; ten beauties to be selected FH, 1/9/1940, pg. 1, 2.
  • Voting begins on twenty-five nominees for beauty contest, varsity show tryouts ended FH, 2/6/1940, pg. 1.
  • ASCAP offers prize; varsity show eligible FH, 2/6/1940, pg. 2.
  • Ten varsity show beauties chosen in Flat Hat poll FH, 2/13/1940, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show shaping up, cast all set FH, 2/20/1940, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show marks time for ‘Our Town’ FH, 2/27/1940, pg. 2.
  • Ballet designs in Phi Bete FH, 2/27/1940, pg. 6.
  • Club now in full rehearsals FH, 3/5/1940, pg. 1.
  • “A Nickle Aint Nothin” FH, 3/5/1940, pg. 1.
  • Some notes on varsity show music FH, 3/12/1940, pg. 7.
  • Presents varsity show in Phi Bete; ‘A Nickel Aint Nothin’ FH, 3/12/1940, pg. 1, 5 (picture).
  • Eligible for award from ASCAP FH, 3/12/1940, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show packs house both nights in Phi Bete FH, 3/19/1940, pg. 1, 6 (pictures).
  • Hanson letter advocates Richmond trip for show FH, 3/19/1940, pg. 1.
  • Needs new varsity show FH, 10/22/1940, pg. 6.
  • Script for varsity show near finish FH, 12/3/1940, pg. 1.
  • Tryouts held for varsity show FH, 12/10/1940, pg. 1, 2.
  • Tryouts for varsity show held FH, 12/17/1940, pg. 1.
  • Final tryout for varsity show FH, 2/4/1941, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show has political satire motif FH, 2/11/1941, pg. 1.
  • Varsity sow brain trust; pandemonium reigns in Phi Bete FH, 2/18/1941, pg. 1 (picture).
  • ‘Peace’ wave hits campus; ’41 varsity show makes debut FH, 2/25/1940, pg. 1, 4 (picture).
  • ‘Peace Brother’ well received FH, 3/4/1941, pg. 1, 2.
  • New type of varsity show planned FH, 10/21/1941, pg. 8.
  • Draws 161 at first meeting FH, 10/28/1941, pg. 2.
  • 1942 scrips before club FH, 2/10/1942, pg. 8.
  • Work starting on varsity show FH, 2/25/1942, pg. 5.
  • Varsity show ‘Funnier than Hell’; pretty girls satire FH, 4/29/1942, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show, to depict ideal—where studies do not interfere FH, 5/6/1942, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show, satire well received FH, 5/13/1942, pg. 1, 5 (picture).
  • Holds initial meeting FH, 12/8/1942, pg. 4.
  • Views varsity show plans FH, 2/16/1943, pg. 6.
  • Issues call for varsity show FH, 3/9/1943, pg. 3.
  • ’Ladies of Hades or Hell’s Belles’; Varsity show title FH, 3/16/1943, pg. 3.
  • Talent comes to light in try-out FH, 4/6/1943, pg. 3.
  • Varsity show plans halted: lack time, men FH, 5/4/1943, pg. 1, 4.
  • Will present varsity sow FH, 1/10/1945, pg. 1.
  • Has over 150 members FH, 1/17/1945, pg. 6.
  • Varsity script finished, tryouts to follow play FH, 2/21/1945, pg. 1.
  • Holds first meeting FH, 10/15/1946, pg. 3.
  • Begins production of variety show FH, 11/16/1946, pg. 1.
  • To review script FH, 1/14/1947, pg. 3.
  • Elects Bill Smith as new president FH, 2/4/1947, pg. 9.
  • To fill cast of variety show FH, 2/18/1947, pg. 4.
  • Varsity show tryouts begin FH, 2/25/1947, pg. 7.
  • Meets for varsity show tryouts FH, 3/4/1947, pg. 7.
  • Extroverts try out FH, 3/11/1947, pg. 8.
  • Seventy students try for parts in show FH, 3/11/1947.
  • Announces varsity show cast for ‘Mephistofollies’ FH, 4/15/1947, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show on schedule FH, 4/22/1947, pg. 3.
  • Names show ‘Heat’s On’ FH, 4/29/1947, pg. 1.
  • To raise curtain on ‘Heat’s On’ FH, 5/6/1947, pg. 1.
  • Pritchard views Varsity show from 12 feet above stage FH, 5/6/1947, pg. 2.
  • Plaudits awarded FH, 5/13/1947, pg. 3.
  • Prepares next varsity show script FH, 9/23/1947, pg. 11.
  • To repeat numbers for last show FH, 9/30/1947, pg. 4.
  • Students register for membership FH, 10/14/1947, pg. 3.
  • King announces new participants FH, 10/21/1947, pg. 10.
  • Invites newcomers to meeting FH, 10/7/1947, pg. 1.
  • Chiefs of Varsity show make preliminary plans FH, 11/4/1947, pg. 4.
  • Holds Try-outs FH, 11/11/1947, pg. 3, 6.
  • Heads listen to try-out for Varsity show FH, 11/25/1947, pg. 1, 3.
  • Chiefs reveal plans FH, 12/9/1947, pg. 12.
  • Director announces final try outs FH, 12/16/1947, pg. 1.
  • Heads to hold try outs for new students FH, 2/3/1948, pg. 10.
  • King to announce Varsity personnel FH, 2/10/1948, pg. 6.
  • King conceals top roles FH, 2/17/1948, pg. 1, 9.
  • Jean Cutler releases tentative list of dancers FH, 2/24/1948, pg. 10.
  • Director lists committees for varsity show FH, 3/9/1948, pg. 7.
  • Leach and King will direct revue FH, 3/16/1948, pg. 9.
  • Members dropped FH, 3/23/1948, pg. 9.
  • Varsity troupers forego vacation FH, 3/30/1948, pg. 6.
  • Cast and crew of varsity show polish production FH, 4/27/1948, pg. 4.
  • ‘Take your time’ nears production FH, 5/4/1948, pg. 7.
  • Curtain rises on Varsity show FH, 5/11/1948, pg. 1, 3 (picture).
  • Musical revue scores unique success FH,5/18/1948, pg. 4 (pictures).
  • Plans meeting FH, 10/5/1948, pg. 3.
  • To top last year’s production FH, 10/12/1948, pg. 4.
  • To accept more members FH, 10/19/1948, pg. 4.
  • Script committee adopts scenario for Varsity show FH, 11/2/1948, pg. 1.
  • Wilford Leach announces final try-outs for production FH, 11/16/1948, pg. 9.
  • Holds final tryouts to discover Varsity show talent FH, 11/23/1948, pg. 10.
  • To name cast FH, 11/30/1948, pg. 11.
  • Directors name Cast of 1949 Varsity Production FH, 12/7/1948, pg. 1, 11 (pictures).
  • Varsity show head postpones meeting for script reading FH, 12/14/1948, pg. 4.
  • BMI will publish musical selection from varsity show FH, 1/11/1949, pg. 10.
  • Harper, Leach warn backdrop members FH, 1/18/1949, pg. 3.
  • Holds readings for Varsity show FH, 2/15/1949, pg. 10.
  • Needs musicians FH, 2/22/1949, pg. 10.
  • Staff reveals name of Varsity show FH, 3/1/1949, pg. 1 (picture).
  • To present Varsity show in Richmond FH, 4/19/1949, pg. 3.
  • Sorrow and glee FH, 5/3/1949, pg. 11 (picture).
  • Varsity show to present ‘Carry Me Back’ FH, 5/17/1949, pg. 1, 10.
  • Critic praises ‘Carry Me Back’ FH, 5/24/1949, pg. 3.
  • Invites future showmen FH, 9/27/1949, pg. 3.
  • Begins script try-outs FH, 10/8/1949, pg. 1.
  • Calls prospective workers FH, 11/1/1949, pg. 10.
  • To announce names of Committee Chairmen FH, 11/22/1949, pg. 6.
  • Picks 1950 script writers FH, 12/6/1949, pg. 1.
  • To sponsor poster competition FH, 1/17/1950, pg. 1.
  • Announces try-outs FH, 2/7/1950, pg. 1.
  • Poster contest FH, 2/7/1950, pg. 9.
  • Tryouts continue FH, 2/14/1950, pg. 1.
  • Tryouts display much talent FH, 2/21/1950, pg. 11.
  • Request dues be paid FH, 3/7/1950, pg. 10.
  • Harper to disclose Varsity Show Cast FH, 3/14/1950, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show cast to start rehearsals FH, 3/21/1950, pg. 1, 10 (picture).
  • ‘Watch Your Step’ comes out in May FH, 3/28/1950, pg. 4.
  • ‘Watch Your Step’ becomes Talk of Town, Sweeps Nation FH, 4/18/1950, pg. 1.
  • Harper finds Sweet young Alice in Jeep Friedman FH, 4/25/1950, pg. 1 (picture).
  • Lines Funny, Actors hilarious, rehearsals riots FH, 5/2/1950, pg. 1, 10 (picture).
  • ‘Watch Your Step’ opens FH, 5/9/1950, pg. 1, 9 (pictures).
  • Elects Joe Benedetti president FH, 5/16/1950, pg. 9.
  • Brevity, polish, excellent direction make satisfying Varsity show FH, 5/16/1950, pg. 11 (picture).
  • Seeks new members FH, 10/17/1950, pg. 1.
  • Entertains students at open house FH, 10/17/1950, pg. 12.
  • Varsity show build steam; script accepted FH, 12/12/1950, pg. 1, 8 (pictures).
  • Lee reveals Varsity show casting FH, 2/20/1951, pg. 1.
  • Work begins on Varsity show casting FH, 2/20/1951, pg. 1.
  • Work begins on Varsity show FH, 2/27/1951, pg. 12.
  • Authors complete script; Circus theme dominates FH, 3/6/1951, pg. 1 (picture).
  • Varsity show cast begins rehearsals FH, 3/13/1951, pg. 1.
  • Show needs technical workers FH, 3/27/1951, pg. 9.
  • Company to publish Varsity show songs FH, 4/17/1951, pg. 14.
  • ‘Heaven Help Us’ prepares final rehearsal FH, 4/24/1951, pg. 8.
  • ‘Heaven Help Us’ stars Bungling Brothers, Angels FH, 5/1/1951, pg. 1, 12 (picture).
  • Color, imagination mark technical end of show FH, 5/8/1951, pg. 9.
  • ‘Heaven help up!’ FH, 5/8/1951, pg. 1 (pictures).
  • ’Heaven Help Us!’ inspiration of years FH, 5/8/1951, pg. 11.
  • ’51 Varsity show delights Theatre goers FH, 5/15/1951, pg. 9.
  • Hutcheson to preside FH, 5/15/1951, pg. 11.
  • Sets open house FH, 9/18/1951, pg. 8.
  • Plans open house FH, 10/2/1951, pg. 9.
  • Holds open house FH, 10/9/1951, pg. 10.
  • Accepts Bill Farley’s script for spring show FH, 10/16/1951, pg. 12.
  • Director strives for compact Varsity show FH, 10/30/1951, pg. 12.
  • Quarles, Struthers combine talents to produce lyrics for Varsity show FH, 11/6/1951, pg. 9.
  • Plans election for treasurer FH, 11/27/1951, pg. 10.
  • Chooses Bob Neuville treasurer FH, 12/4/1951, pg. 8.
  • Plans organizational meeting FH, 2/19/1952, pg. 12.
  • Selects Kecha Costas to do show choreography FH, 2/26/1952, pg. 1.
  • Cast of show to be announced FH, 3/4/1952, pg. 1.
  • ‘Head for the Hills’ selected as title of new show FH, 3/11/1952, pg. 1, 4.
  • ’Head for the Hills’ opens four night run FH, 4/29/1952, pg. 1 (picture).
  • Can-can girls, bad villains shine in Varsity show FH, 4/29/1952, pg. 4.
  • Gurlitz, Johnson, Richardson contribute aid to ‘Head for the Hills’ FH, 4/29/1952, pg. 9.
  • Head for the Hills FH, 5/6/1952, pg. 1.
  • Show directed by Gurlitz; stage crew designs sets FH, 5/6/1952, pg. 9.
  • Show has plot, chorus lines, Jeep, stellar cast FH, 5/6/1952, pg. 11.
  • ”Hills” reviewed FH, 5/13/1952, pg. 3, 9.
  • Elects officers FH, 5/20/1952, pg. 15.
  • Open house features Varsity show skit FH, 9/30/1952, pg. 4.
  • Plans first meeting FH, 10/21/1952, pg. 9.
  • Picks writers, plans party FH, 10/28/1952, pg. 9.
  • Asks for original scripts FH, 12/9/1952, pg. 4.
  • Script accepted FH, 12/16/1952, pg. 7.
  • Farley, Wilson collaborate on script, production of new show FH, 1/13/1953,pg. 9.
  • Sponsors informal dance FH, 2/10/1953, pg. 12.
  • Launches production, Farley and Wilson write script FH, 2/17/1953, pg. 12 (picture).
  • Weekend features tryouts for Varsity Show FH, 2/24/1953, pg. 1.
  • Prepares Varsity show FH, 3/17/1953, pg. 1 (picture).
  • Conducts art contest to select design for program cover FH, 3/24/1953, pg. 4 (picture).
  • Varsity show begins rehearsals FH, 3/31/1953, pg. 6.
  • Plans to ‘Give ‘m Hell’ FH, 4/28/1953, pg. 9 (picture).
  • Varsity show begins three day run FH, 5/5/1953, pg. 1 (picture).
  • Second showing of ‘Give ‘m Hell’ plays FH, 5/12/1953, pg. 1.
  • ‘Give ‘m Hell’ reviewed FH, 5/12/1953, pg. 4.
  • Varsity show holds tryouts FH, 10/20/1953, pg. 11.
  • Plans final show auditions FH, 1/12/1954, pg. 12.
  • Plans Varsity Show FH, 2/9/1954, pg. 1.
  • Director announces cast of show FH, 3/2/1954, pg. 2.
  • ‘Here’s How!’ stars run in Blow Gym FH, 4/27/1954, pg. 12.
  • George Burns directs FH, 5/4/1954, pg. 1 (picture).
  • Reviewer praises ‘Here’s How!’ FH, 5/11/1954, pg. 11.
  • Calls for workers FH, 12/7/1954, pg. 2.
  • Varsity show tryouts FH, 3/29/1955, pg. 8.
  • Varsity show cast selected FH, 4/19/1955, pg. 1.
  • Varsity show features comedy FH, 5/3/1955, pg. 12.
  • Advance ticket sales begin FH, 5/10/1955, pg. 9.
  • Members rehearse for Varsity show FH, 5/17/1955, pg. 1 (picture).
  • ‘Be My Guest’ remarkable FH, 5/24/1955, pg.3.
  • Varsity show recordings FH, 5/24/1955, pg. 5.
  • Elects officers FH, 5/18/1954, pg. 6.
  • Folklore a feature of Spring production FH, 10/26/1954, pg. 1.
  • Holds open house FH, 9/20/1955, pg. 5.
  • Holds open house FH, 9/27/1955, pg. 7.
  • Script committee meets FH, 10/4/1955, pg. 3.
  • Adds four new members FH, 10/4/1955, pg. 4.
  • Picks Zebine script for show theme FH, 10/18/1955, pg. 3.
  • Plans new show FH, 1/17/1956, pg. 7.
  • Plans tryouts FH, 3/13/1956, pg. 1.
  • Short rehearsal time flattens Varsity show FH, 5/1/1956, pg. 1.
  • Elects officers FH, 5/15/1956, pg. 6.
  • Marks twenty years of success FH, 9/18/1956, pg. 5.
  • Open house FH, 9/18/1956, pg. 5.
  • Plans open house FH, 9/25/1956, pg. 3.
  • Selects "Theatre is a Lady" for Spring production FH, 11/20/1956, pg. 1.
  • Musical comedy auditions begin FH, 12/4/1956, pg. 1.
  • Tryouts FH, 1/15/1957, pg. 12.
  • Auditions continue FH, 2/12/1957, pg. 12.
  • Backdrop stars Lavin in 'Theatre is a Lady' FH, 2/26/1957, pg. 1 (picture).
  • Varsity Show music entertains juniors FH, 3/26/1957, pg. 1.
  • Twenty years of musical comedies FH, 9/17/1957, pg. 11.
  • Neufeld's musical opens in May FH, 4/30/1957, pg. 8.
  • Box office opens FH, 5/7/1957, pg. 8.
  • Students portray file of musical team FH, 5/17/1957, pg. 1, 6 (picture).
  • Officers elected FH, 5/21/1957, pg. 5.
  • Reviewer finds 'Theatre is a Lady' good entertainment, praises Lavin FH, 5/21/1957, pg. 8.
  • Coed writes 'Assignment Paris' FH, 12/10/1957, pg. 8.
  • Kessler writes script FH, 1/7/1958, pg. 7.
  • Neufeld to try out aspiring thespians FH, 1/14/1958, pg. 1.
  • Auditions open for 'Assignment Paris' FH, 2/11/1958, pg. 8.
  • Flat Hat visit auditions FH, 2/18/1958, pg. 12.
  • Ginny Kendall heads cast of 'Assignment Paris' FH, 3/4/1958, pg. 1, 3.
  • 'Assignment Paris' begins rehearsals FH, 3/18/1958, pg. 11.
  • Lost: one Cast FH, 4/15/1958, pg. 3.
  • Opening night draws near FH, 5/6/1958, pg. 12.
  • Annual show carries audience to Paris FH, 5/13/1958, pg. 1 (picture).
  • Varsity show entertaining, tuneful FH, 5/20/1958, pg. 6.
  • Plans broadway show FH, 9/30/1958, pg. 10.
  • Plans Broadway Musical FH, 10/31/1958, pg. 2.
  • "Wonderful Town" FH, 3/10/1959, pg. 5.
  • Chooses cast for "Wonderful Town" FH, 3/24/1959, pg. 5.
  • Gives Broadway musical with student producers FH, 5/12/1959, pg. 1.
  • Produces "Wonderful Town" FH, 5/19/1959, pg. 14.
  • Plans 'Guys and Dolls' FH, 11/17/1959, pg. 12.
  • Tryouts continue FH, 11/24/1959, pg. 2.
  • Completes Casting FH, 12/8/1959, pg. 6.
  • Meets FH, 2/9/1960, pg. 2.
  • Completes sets for 'Guys and Dolls' FH, 3/22/1960, pg. 7.
  • Rehearses 'Guys and Dolls' FH, 4/12/1960, pg. 6, 13 (picture).
  • 'Guys and Dolls' features Hutcherson, Laughlin as famous Runyon characters FH, 4/19/1960, pg. 2.
  • Elects officer FH, 10/14/1960, pg. 14.
  • Plans musical FH, 12/9/1960, pg. 12.
  • Discusses plots for student musical FH, 12/16/1960, pg. 12.
  • Switches to do 'Finnian's Rainbow' FH, 2/17/1961, pg. 12.
  • Tryouts begin FH, 3/10/1961, pg. 11.
  • 'Finian's Rainbow' FH, 4/14/1961, pg. 5.
  • Presents Finlan's Rainbow FH, 4/21/1961, pg. 6.
  • Prepares gay comedy FH, 4/28/1961, pg. 2.
  • Backdrop Club presents 'Finian' FH, 5/5/1961, pg. 12 (picture).
  • Finian a hit FH, 5/12/1961, pg. 1.
  • 'Finian's Rainbow' presented in PBK AG, Summer 1961, pg. 5.
  • Plans 'Destry Rides Again' FH, 2/23/1962, pg. 2.
  • Y'all come to meeting FH, 3/2/1962, pg. 5.
  • Auditions talent FH, 3/9/1962, pg. 2.
  • 'Destry' cast announcement FH, 3/16/1962, pg. 3.
  • J. Reese cries out for bouts for 'Destry' cast FH, 4/20/1962, pg. 9 (picture).
  • Realist fights, saloon brawls in 'Destry' FH, 4/13/1962, pg. 6.
  • Stage unveils 'Destry' FH, 5/4/1962, pg. 3, 8 (pictures).
  • 'Destry'—splash of color, sound, excitement: a hit FH, 5/11/1962, pg. 12 (picture).
  • 'Bye Bye Birdie' selected FH, 11/16/1962, pg. 11.
  • Plans 'Bye Bye Birdie' FH, 2/8/1963, pg. 5.
  • Swingers and singers wanted for 'Bye Bye' FH, 3/1/1963, pg. 12.
  • Soleau, Westlake and Davis cast in leads for 'Bye Bye' FH, 3/15/1963, pg. 1.
  • 'Birdie' opens soon FH, 4/19/1963, pg. 3.
  • Reviewer terms 'shoemaker' good finale FH, 4/19/1963, pg. 14.
  • Teens serenade in 'Birdie' FH, 4/20/1963, pg. 6.
  • Orchestra tuning up for 'Birdie' FH, 5/3/1963, pg. 10.
  • Students rush, rehearse on Madhouse Stage FH, 5/10/1963, pg. 11.
  • 'Birdie' opens FH, 5/17/1963, pg. 1, 14 (picture).
  • To present "Sellout", student-written musical FH, 2/6/1970, pg. 4; C, 2/12/1970, pg. 4.
  • Technical difficulties connected with "Sellout" FH, 5/1/1970, pg. 5.
  • Reviews of "Sellout" FH, 5/8/1970, pg. 4.
  • Presents "Cabaret" FH, 5/14/1971, pg. 15; FH, 5/7/1971, pg. 8.
  • Goal is original student-written musical FH, 10/8/1971, pg. 4.
  • To present "slightly bizarre" musical by Jay Schauer called "Magic"; auditions open FH, 3/3/1972, pg. 5.
  • Announces "Magic" cast FH, 4/14/1972, pg. 5.
  • "Magic" prepares to open FH, 5/5/1972, pg. 5.
  • Imagination sparks fantasy; Care, command epitomize "Magic" FH, 5/12/1972, pg. 8.
  • Seeks student musical FH, 9/17/1972, pg. 5.
  • Produces "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" FH, 5/11/1973, pg. 6.
  • Presents "Marat/Sade" WMN, 4/30/1974, pg. 4; FH, 5/3/1974, pg. 16; FH, 5/10/1974, pg. 18.
  • To present "The Hostage" FH, 4/25/1975, pg. 10; WMN, 4/29/1975, pg. 2.
  • Review of "The Hostage" FH, 5/2/1975, pg. 11.
  • To present "Zorba" FH, 10/17/1975, pg. 17.
  • Annual Variety Show slated FH, 1/23/1976, pg. 10.
  • To stage "Zorba" WMN, 1/27/1976, pg. 3; FH, 1/30/1976, pg. 12.
  • Review of "Zorba" FH, 2/6/1976, pg. 15.
  • To produce "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" FH, 2/11/1977, pg. 15.
  • Review of "R & G Are Dead" WMN, 2/15/1977, pg. 2; FH, 2/18/1977, pg. 4; FH, 2/25/1977, pg. 16.
  • To present JB FH, 10/28/1977, pg. 18.
  • Solid production of JB FH, 11/4/1977, pg. 13.
  • Man-in-the-Moon-Marigolds FH, 10/27/1978, pg. 13.
  • Readies Zindel Play WMN, 10/27/1978, pg. 5.
  • Presents challenging drama FH, 11/3/1978, pg. 13.
  • A learning experience FH, 4/13/1979, pg. 2.
  • Variety Show FH, 4/20/1979, pg. 13.
  • THE FANTASTICKS FH, 10/19/1979, pg. 15.
  • Musical Fantasy FH, 11/2/1979, pg. 17.
  • FANTASTICKS FH, 11/9/1979, pg. 17.
  • To produce “Camelot” FH, 4/4/1980, pg. 17.
  • To rehearse “Camelot” FH, 9/12/1980, pg. 16.
  • To present “Camelot” WMN, 9/23/1980, pg. 4.
  • “Camelot” to open FH, 10/24/1980, pg. 21 (picture); FH, 10/31/1980, pg. 1 (picture).
  • “Atalanta” reflects changing humanity FH, 4/1/1983, pg. 11; WMN, 4/5/1983, pg. 6 (picture).
  • “Atalanta” merits three stars FH, 4/8/1983, pg. 13 (picture).
  • Troupe to return this fall FH, 10/5/1984, pg. 10.
  • Students make up play FH, 12/7/1984, pg. 9 (picture).
  • To be replaced by the new Chameleon Group WMN, 2/5/1986, pg. 3.


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