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1945-46 - 1949-50 Seasons
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1945-1946 Season

Main Stage:

You Cant Take It With You - George S. Kaufman
The Little Foxes - Lillian Hellman
Blithe Spirit - Noel Coward

Directing Thesis (M.A.) Project:

Fairy Forest - author unknown

1946-1947 Season

Main Stage:

The Drunkard - H.S. Smith
Jean of Lorraine - author unknown
The Far-Off Hills - Lennox Robinson
Winterset - Maxwell Anderson
Two on an Island - Elmer Rice

Directing Thesis (M.A.) Project:

Hotel Universe - Philip Barry


1947-1948 Season

Main Stage:

The Male Animal - Elliot Nugent
As You Like It - William Shakespeare
The Ghost of Mr. Penny - author unknown
All My Sons - Arthur Miller
Mr. Dooley, Jr. - Rose Franken and Jane Lewin
Music at Night - Priestley, John Boynton
Mr. and Mrs. North - Owen Davis

M.A. Thesis - Original Play:

Belted Doors - author unknown


1948-1949 Season

Main Stage:

Room Service - Boretz & Murray
Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
The Secret of Pat Pending - author unknown
Electra - Sophocles
Grandmother Slyboots - Charlotte Barrows Chorpenning
Dark of the Moon - Richardson & Berney
The Night of January 16th - Ayn Rand
Billy the Kid - Lincoln Kirstein

Arena Theatre:

Boy Meets Girl - Sam Spewack

Theta Alpha Phi Production:

The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde


1949-1950 Season

Main Stage:

Ghosts - Henrick Ibsen
George Washington Slept Here - George S. Kaufman

Arena Theatre:

Night Must Fall - Emlyn Williams

Theta Alpha Phi Production (Arena Theatre):

Out Of The Frying Pan - Francis Swann