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Wayne University Theaters Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR000136

Scope and Content

Clippings, programs, news releases, correspondence and annual reports are arranged chronologically by academic year beginning in September, 1925.

An alphabetical listing of plays with their seasons noted is below:
  • Action, 1929-1930
  • Adding Machine, The, 1947-1948
  • Admirable Bush Ville, 1930-1931
  • Ah, Wilderness, 1940-1941
  • All Service, 1935-1936
  • Androcles and the Lion, 1947-1948
  • Angel Street, 1949-1950
  • Another Way Out, 1928-1929
  • Antigone, 1934-1935, 1949-1950
  • Arms and the Man, 1936-1936
  • August Heat, 1950-1951
  • Beat on Drums, 1937-1938
  • Beaux'Stratagem, The, 1949-1950
  • Beaver Coat, 1936-1937
  • Best Laid Schemes, 1937-1938
  • Beyond the Horizons, 1928-1929, 1938-1939
  • Bill of Divorcement, 1942-1943, 1946-1947
  • Billy Budd, 1952-1953
  • Bird in Hand, A, 1936-1937
  • Bolshevik Empress, The, 1930-1931
  • Bound East for Cardiff, 1933-1934
  • Bourgeois Gentil homme, The, 1948-1949
  • Bust and the Book, The, 1949-1950
  • Blithe Spirit, 1948-1949
  • Bright Island, 1934-1935
  • Brothers, 1932-1933
  • Browning Version, The, 1950-1951
  • Caligula, 1950-1951
  • Candida, 1927-1928, 1939-1940
  • Candlelight, 1949-1950
  • Celebrity, 1937-1938
  • Coffee House, The, 1949-1950
  • College Widow, The, 1937-1938
  • Chalk Circle, The, 1950-1951
  • Charlie's Aunt, 1942-1943
  • Cherry Orchard, The, 1939-1940
  • Children of the Moon, 1929-1930
  • China Pig, The, 1949-1950
  • Claudia, 1942-1943, 1946-1947
  • Clean-up. The, 1928-1929
  • Cradle Song, The, 1940-1941
  • Craig's Wife, 1934-1935, 1950-1951
  • Crime and Punishment, 1952-1953
  • Critic, The, 1938-1939
  • Dangerous Corner, 1950-1951
  • Dark Lady of the Sonnets, The, 1947-1948
  • Dark Tower, The, 1940-1941
  • Daughters of Atreus, 1937-1938
  • Dear Brutus, 1950-1951
  • Desire Under the Elms, 1952-1953
  • Doctor Knock, 1929-1930, 1949-1950
  • Donavan Affair, The, 1931-1932
  • Double Demon, 1929-1930, 1931-1932, 1934-1935
  • Dover Road, The, 1926-1927, Summer 1933, 1933-1934
  • Dream Girl, 1952-1953
  • Druid Circle, The, 1950-1951
  • Drunkard, The, 1929-1930
  • Dulcy, 1932-1933
  • East Lynne, 1935-1936
  • Eastward in Eden, 1951-1952
  • Elizabeth the Queen, 1938-1939
  • Emperor Jones, The, 1933-1934, 1951-1952
  • End of Summer, Summer 1938
  • Everyman, 1933-1934, 1935-1936
  • Family Reunion, 1949-1950
  • Finger of God, 1928-1929
  • Florist Shop, 1928-1929
  • Fountain, The, 1939-1940
  • Garden Path, The, 1949-1950
  • Ghost of Yankee Doddle, Summer, 1938
  • Girls in Uniform, 1936-1937
  • Glass Menagerie, The, 1949-1950
  • Gold in the Hills, 1931-1932, 1949-1950
  • Good Friday, 1937-1948
  • Great Broxopp, The, 1929-1930
  • Grotesque for November, A, 1935-1936
  • Guest in the House, 1942-1943
  • Hamlet, 1952-1953
  • Hans Bulow's Last Puppet, 1949-1950
  • Hay Fever, 1935-1936
  • Heartbreak House, 1949-1950
  • Henry the IV, 1940-1941
  • Holiday, 1946-1947
  • House of Bernarda Alba, 1951-1952
  • Hungerers, The, 1949-1950
  • Ile, 1933-1934
  • Infernal Machine, The, 1951-1952
  • Joan of Lorraine, 1947-1948
  • Julius Ceasar, 1949-1950
  • Juno and the Paycock, 1950-1951
  • Kind Lady, 1945-1946
  • King Lear, 1948-1949
  • Laburnum Grove, 1950-1951
  • Ladies in Retirement ,1947-1948
  • Lady Precious Stream, 1945-1946
  • Late George Apley, The, 1948-1949
  • Liar, The, 1947-1948
  • Life and Death of Richard III, 1950-1951
  • Life of Man, 1947-1948
  • Lilion, Summer, 1948, 1948-1949, 1950-1951
  • Lives of a College, 1935-1936
  • Long Goodbye, The, 1949-1950
  • Lot's Wife, 1950-1951
  • Love and Geography, 1935-1936
  • Love's Old Sweet Song ,1940-1941
  • Loyalties, 1928-1929
  • Macbeth, 1936-1937, 1951-1952
  • Maker of Dreams, 1950-1952
  • Male Animal, The, 1942-1943, 1949-1950
  • Man Who Married a Dumb Wife, The, 1942-1943, 1946-1947
  • March Hares, 1929-1930, 1935-1936
  • Marco Millions, 1942-1943, 1946-1947
  • Marriage Proposed, 1934-1935
  • Matter of Husbands, A, 1935-1936
  • Mayor and the Manicure, The, 1928-1929
  • Medicine Show, The, 1930
  • Merry Death, A, 1935-1936
  • Midsummer-Night's Dream, A, 1949-1950
  • Miser, The, 1949-1950
  • Miss Julia, 1950-1951
  • Mister Pim Passes By, 1946-1947
  • Mister Sleeman is Comming, 1949-1950
  • Moonshine, 1928-1929
  • Moribundant Night, 1937-1938
  • Much Ado About Nothing, 1959-1951
  • Murder in the Cathedral, 1935-1936, 1936-1937, 1950-1951
  • My Hearts in the Highlands, 1939-1940
  • My Sister Eileen, 1952-1953
  • Night Must Fall, 1940-1941
  • No Exit, 1948-1949
  • Not Time for Comedy, 1949-1950
  • Oedipus of Thebes, 1942-1943, 1946-1947
  • One Egg, 1932-1933
  • Our Town, 1939-1940
  • Paris Bound, 1937-1938
  • Perfect Alibi, 1936-1937
  • Phoenix Too Frequent, A, 1950-1951
  • Playboy of the Western World, The, 1948-1949
  • Pot Boiler, 1933-1934
  • Prologue to Glory, 1938-1939
  • Pygmalion, 1950-1951
  • Release, 1931-1932
  • Right You Are If You Think You Are, 1934-1935, 1945-1946
  • Richard of Bordeaux, 1937-1938
  • Richard III, The Life and Death of, 1950-1952
  • Rococo, 1931-1932
  • Romeo and Juliet, 1950-1951
  • Saturday's Children, 1932-1933
  • School for Princesses, 1934-1935
  • Second Mrs. Tanquerey, The, 1949-1950
  • Servant in the House, 1930-1931
  • Sham, 1928-1929, 1934-1935
  • Silver Cord, The, 1935-1936
  • Six Characters in Search of an Author, 1948-1949
  • Slump, The, 1949-1950
  • Some Sweeter Spring, 1937-1938
  • Soul of a Professor, The, 1935-1936
  • Spring, 1929-1930, 1934-1935
  • Spring Dance, 1945-1946
  • Sunday Costs Five Pesos, 1949-1950
  • Taming of the Shrew, The, 1933-1934, 1936-1937
  • Test Tube, 1935-1936
  • Thirteenth Chair, The, 1930-1931
  • Thirty Minutes, 1934-1935
  • Thor, With Angels, 1951-1952
  • Three Men on a Horse, 1938-1939, 1949-1950
  • Time of Your Life, The, 1942-1943, 1946-1947
  • Tonight at 8:30, 1938-1939
  • Tons of Money, 1949-1950
  • Tovarich, 1939-1940
  • Traditions, 1928-1929
  • Twelfth Night, 1948-1949
  • Uncle Vanya, 1935-1936, 1936-1937
  • Under Current, 1950-1951
  • Valiant, The, 1928-1929, 1950-1951
  • Varsity Varieties, 1934-1935
  • Voice of the Turtle, The, 1950-1951
  • Wappin Wharf, 1930-1931, 1933-1934, 1934-1935
  • Watched Pot, The, Summer, 1933
  • Way of the World, 1938-1939
  • What Every Woman Knows, 1939-1940
  • Where the Cross is Made, 1933-1934
  • Whole Town's Talking, 1930-1931
  • Why I am a Bachelor, 1949-1950
  • Why the Chimes Rang, 1929-1930
  • Wild Duck, The, Summer 1933, 1933-1934
  • Winterset, 1939-1940
  • Woman of Character, A, 1932-1933
  • Yes is For a Very Young Man, 1952-1953
  • You Can't Take it With You, 1940-1941

Dates

  • 1910 - 1953
  • Majority of material found within 1925 - 1953

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (4 MB)

Abstract

This collection consists of alphabetical listings of plays with each season noted. In addition, there are clippings, programs, news releases, correspondence and annual reports are arranged chronologically by academic year beginning in September, 1925.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged alphabetically by title.

Acquisition

Donated to the University Archives in September 1960.

Related Materials

Wayne State University Theater Department Records.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Title
Guide to the Wayne University Theaters Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1980-03
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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