1981-82 Season

Fall Orientation Show
August-September '81
  • The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard
    Directed by Thomas F. Somerville
    (Note: Hound was the first Orientation Show -- dir by Somerville. These orientation shows ran for several years during the 80s as a way to both entertain and entice new students -- rehearsed by theatre students who were in Tacoma for the summer and ran during orientation week and again the first weekend or two of the fall semester)

Fall Faculty-Directed Productions
  • Artichoke by Joanna Glass
    directed by Tom Somerville, Designed by Janet Neil (Oct '81)
  • Tactics for Non-Military Bodies by John Orlock
    directed by Visitig Prof. Rick Graves (Nov/Dec '81)

Winterim Student-Directed One Acts
Jan '82
  • The Collection by Harold Pinter
    director Byron Gangnes
  • The Great Nebulla in Orion by Lanford Wilson
    director Laura Leon Davis
  • Calm Down Mother by Megan Terry
    director Jordana Sardo


Spring Faculty-Directed Productions

  • Uncommon Women and Others by Wendy Wasserstein
    Directed by Visiting Prof. Rick Graves, Designed by Janet Neil (March '82)
  • A Distant Tolling by Lisa Shipley (Apr/May '82)
    Directed by Susan Ward
    Designed by Professor Janet Neil


Information provided by W. Houston Dougharty '83 and Christine Sloane '85