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Wartburg College Archives: Drama

Wartburg College Archives is responsible for the collection and preservation of records that document the college’s history, development, operation, policies, people, activities, and events.

Wartburg College Archives

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Campus Life – Drama

Preface

The Wartburg College Archives is responsible for the collection and preservation of records that document the college’s history, development, operation, policies, people, activities, and events.

The Archives is committed to providing access to holdings. However, access to some items may be restricted by their fragile condition or by contractual agreement with the donors, and it may not be possible at all times to provide appropriate machinery for reading, viewing or accessing non-print materials. In such circumstances arrangements may have to be made for digital duplication or transfer to occur before access can be provided.

 

Introduction

Abstract: Records of drama events at Wartburg College from 1915-2022.

 

Scope and Content Note

Extent: 3 boxes.

Physical Description: All materials are paper.

Dates: 1915-2022.

Subjects: Drama, Musicals, Plays

Related Material:

  • Photograph Collection: Campus Life, Subseries: Drama

 

Administrative Information

Restrictions: None.

Preferred Citation: [item title/description], [date]; [Drama]; Wartburg College Archives, Waverly, Iowa.

Acquisition Information: Transfer.

Processing Information: Processing completed by SE on 5/1/18. Accretion added by JO on 10/8/2019. Accretion and former Music-Musicals collection added and collection reorganized by date by KG 11/2022.

 

Program History

History: Students and outside performers have graced stages at Wartburg College since the early 1900’s. 1-2 student productions are performed each year, and these performances are usually directed by a student or one of the faculty on campus. The Wartburg Players is a drama organization on campus that promotes and provides acting/entertainment opportunities. In recent years, two Wartburg Player productions were selected for the Kennedy Center American Theatre Festival.

Timeline: 1915-2022.

Bibliography:

Wartburg College. Theatre. Retrieved from, https://www.wartburg.edu/players/

 

Series Description

  1. Drama


 

Drama:

  • Drama events at Wartburg College from 1915-2022.
  • 2 boxes.
  • Arranged by date.

Container Listing

Box

Folder

Series

Content

Date

1

1

Drama

The Comedy of Errors, Wartburg Dramatic Club program

Spring 1915

1

2

Drama

As You Like It, Junior Class Play program

4/16/1926

1

3

Drama

The Winning of Latane, Junior Class Play program

5/20/1927

1

4

Drama

The Goose Hangs High, Juunior Class Play Program

04/1928

1

5

Drama

It Happened in June, Senior Class Play program

11/23/1928

1

6

Drama

Cappy Ricks, Junior Class Play program

4/5/1929

1

7

Drama

Wartburg Historical Pageant program

1929

1

8

Drama

The Automatic Butler, Senior Class Play program

2/20/1930

1

9

Drama

The Patsy, Wartburg Players program

11/22/1940

1

10

Drama

The Imaginary Invalid, Wartburg Players program

6/3/1941

1

11

Drama

The Crown of Thorns, Wartburg Players program

3/19/1942

1

12

Drama

She Stoops to Conquer, Wartburg Players program

4/29/1942

1

13

Drama

The Pillars of Society, Wartburg Players program

1/14-15/1943

1

14

Drama

Tophat Minstrel Revue, Sophmore Class Play Program

5/8/1943

1

15

Drama

The Quick Lunch Counter, program

1942-1943

1

16

Drama

Spreading the News, program

1942-1943

1

17

Drama

Clarence, Wartburg Players program

12/15/1943

1

18

Drama

The Passing of the Third Floor Back, Wartburg Players program

Spring 1944

1

19

Drama

The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, Wartburg Players program

1946

1

20

Drama

Arsenic and Old Lace, Wartburg Players Program

4/30/1947

1

21

Drama

Pure as the Driven Snow or A Working Girl's Secret, Wartburg Players program

2/17-18/1950

1

22

Drama

Elizabeth the Queen, Wartburg Players program

11/8-9/1950

1

23

Drama

Our Town, College Players Program

11/4-6/1953

1

24

Drama

The Wartburg, draft and final scripts and communication

1953

1

25

Drama

The Wartburg, draft and final scripts

1953

1

26

Drama

The Wartburg, program

10/3/1954, 10/17/1954

1

27

Drama

All My Sons, Wartburg College Players program

11/18-20/1954

1

28

Drama

Antigone, Wartburg College Players program

1954

1

29

Drama

My Three Angels, Wartburg College Players program

11/17-19/1955

1

30

Drama

Hedda Gabler, Wartburg College Players program

3/22-24/1956

1

31

Drama

Our Town, program

12/5/1956

1

32

Drama

Waiting for Godot, Wartburg College Players program

3/7-9/1957

1

33

Drama

Harvey, Wartburg College Players program

1956-1957

1

34

Drama

Murder in the Cathedral, Wartburg college Players program

1956-1957

1

35

Drama

Waiting for Godot, Wartburg College Players program

3/6-8/1958

1

36

Drama

The Importance of Being Earnest, Wartburg College Players program

1959

1

37

Drama

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, Wartburg College Players program

1959-1960

1

38

Drama

The Monkey's Paw," program

7/15/1960

1

39

Drama

Martin Luther, Protestant, program

10/30/1960

1

40

Drama

The Silver Whistle, Wartburg College Players program

Spring 1961

1

41

Drama

The Glass Menagerie, Wartburg College Players program

3/9-11/1961

1

42

Drama

Alter in the Hills, Melody For Two Apples, Le Valet de M. Bouchard program

5/3/1961, 5/5-6/1961

1

43

Drama

The Skin of Our Teeth, Wartburg College Players program

11/2-4/1961

1

44

Drama

Brigadoon, Castle Singers and Theatre Department program

4/27-28/1962

1

45

Drama

Squaring the Circle program

11/29-12/1/1962

1

46

Drama

Five Finger Exercise program

1/31-2/2/1963

1

47

Drama

Night Must Fall program

3/7-9/1963

1

48

Drama

Once Upon a Mattress, Castle Singers and Wartburg Theatre program

4/26-27/1963

1

49

Drama

The Stronger and The Doctor in Spite of Himself program

10/24-26/1963

1

50

Drama

Born Yesterday program

2/6-8/1964

1

51

Drama

The Crucible program

11/4-7/1964

1

52

Drama

Lo and Behold program

1/7-9/1965

1

53

Drama

Oklahoma!, Castle Singers and Drama Department program

5/5/1965, 5/7-8/1965

1

54

Drama

Summer and Smoke program

11/11-13/1965

1

55

Drama

Little Miss Sunshine, Castle Singers and Drama Department program

1/28-29/1966

1

56

Drama

The Cup of Trembling program

2/18-20/1966

1

57

Drama

The Taming of the Shrew program

3/24-26/1966

1

58

Drama

Pajama Game program

5/4-7/1966

1

59

Drama

The Taming of the Shrew program

11/12-15/1966

1

60

Drama

Macbeth, Wartburg Players program

10/13-14/1967, 10/21/1967

1

61

Drama

What's the Meaning of This?, Castle Singers programs

8/9/1967, 3/30-31/1968

1

62

Drama

The Play of Herod program

12/3/1967

1

63

Drama

Odd Penny Theatre schedule

03/1968

1

64

Drama

The Importance of Being Earnest, program

3/23/1968

1

65

Drama

The Ballad of Sad Café program

10/25-26/1968

1

66

Drama

Othello program

Fall 1969

1

67

Drama

The Homecoming Show program

10/3/1970

1

68

Drama

Much Ado About Nothing program

10/23-25/1970, 10/29-11/1/1970

1

69

Drama

No Exit program

10/29-30/1971

1

70

Drama

The Play of Herod program

12/1971

1

71

 

My Fair Lady program

5/23-25/1972

1

72

Drama

Spoon River Anthology, Wartburg College Players program

11/8-12/1972

1

73

Drama

Waiting for Godot program

12/8-9/1972

1

74

Drama

The Matchmaker, Wartburg College Players program

3/14-18/1973

1

75

Drama

Our Town, Campus Players program

3/6-9/1974

1

76

Drama

Center Stage Wartburg College Touring Company program, brochure, and play information

4/24-5/15/1974

1

77

Drama

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves program

2/27/1975, 3/1-2/1975

1

78

 

Carousel program

5/21-24/1975

1

79

Drama

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail program

11/9-22/1975

1

80

Drama

Alice in Wonderland program

3/4-7/1976

1

81

Drama

Evening of One Acts program

4/6-7/1976

1

82

Drama

Medea program, invitation, and flyer

11/17-20/1976

1

83

Drama

A Midsummer Nights Dream program and press release

3/9-13/1977

1

84

Drama

Inherit the Wind, Wartburg College Players program

11/9-13/1977

1

85

Drama

Center Stage Wartburg College Touring Company program and play information

4/21-5/15/1978

1

86

Drama

A Company of Wayward Saints program and flyer

11/8-12/1978

1

87

Drama

Cinderella, Wartburg Players program

3/16-18/1979

1

88

Drama

J.B. Wartburg Players program

3/11-15/1980

1

89

Drama

Hotel Universe, Wartburg College Touring Theatre program

05/1980

1

90

Drama

You're A Good Man Charlie Brown program

7/24-27/1980

1

91

Drama

Two By Two, Wartburg Players program

11/8-11/1980

1

92

Drama

Six Characters in Search of an Author program

3/11-15/1981

1

93

Drama

4/1-4/1982

2

1

Drama

Arsenic and Old Lace, Wartburg Players Program

11/11-13/1982

2

2

Drama

The Firebugs program

3/24-27/1983

2

3

Drama

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds Wartburg Players flyer

11/10-13/1983

2

4

Drama

The House of Blue Leaves, Wartburg Players program

1982-1984

2

5

Drama

Suddenly Last Summer, Wartburg Players program

3/28-31/1985

2

6

Drama

Brigadoon program

5/21-22/1985

2

7

Drama

Look Homeward, Angel, Wartburg Players flyer

3/20-23/1986

2

8

Drama

The Curious Savage program

3/16-18/1990

2

9

Drama

Working, Wartburg Players tickets

11/16-17/1990

2

10

Drama

The Hollow, Wartburg Players program

5/17-19/1991

2

11

Drama

A Thurber Carnival, Wartburg Players program and tickets

11/22-24/1991

2

12

Drama

Antigone, Wartburg Players program and tickets

3/13-15/1992

2

13

Drama

A Conneticut Yankee in King Aruthur's Court, Wartburg Players program and tickets

11/13-15/1992

2

14

Drama

Greater Tuna, Wartburg Players program and ticket

2/26-28/1993

2

15

Drama

The Rivals, Wartburg Players program and tickets

11/12-14/1993

2

16

Drama

The Clock Struck Twelve, Wartburg Players program

2/4-5/1994

2

17

Drama

The Heidi Chronicles, Wartburg Players ticket

2/25-27/1994

2

18

Drama

The Night of January 16th, Wartburg College Players program and flyer

11/11-12/1994

2

19

Drama

The Importance of Being Earnest, Wartburg Players program

5/5-6/1995

2

20

Drama

Agatha Christie Made Me Do It, Wartburg Players program

11/17-19/1995

2

21

Drama

Anything Goes, Wartburg Players and Opera Workshop program

3/17-18/1996

2

22

Drama

All In the Timing, Wartburg Players program

4/2-3/1996

2

23

Drama

Godspell program

5/9-10/1996, 5/12/1996

2

24

Drama

Crazy for You program

2/20-21/1997, 2/23/1997

2

25

Drama

The Diviners, Wartburg Players program and press release

11/1997

2

26

Drama

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, Music Department program, tickets, and communication

03/1998

2

27

Drama

Lovers and Other Strangers, Wartburg Players program and tickets

11/13-15/1998

2

28

Drama

Best of Broadway, Sound and Stage program, flyer, and ticket

3/20/1999

2

29

Drama

Into the Woods, Wartburg Players audition and signup information

Spring 1999

2

30

Drama

Harvey, Wartburg Players program

11/12-14/1999

2

31

Drama

The Mousetrap Communication Arts Department and Wartburg Players program

3/16-18/2000

2

32

Drama

The School for Wives program and tickets

11/10-12/2000

2

33

Drama

Eleemosynary program

3/16-18/2001

2

34

Drama

Little Women, Wartburg Players program

11/15-17/2001

2

35

Drama

I Hate Hamlet, Wartburg Players program

5/16-18/2002

2

36

Drama

The Romancers press release

10/15/12002

2

37

Drama

A Christmas Carol, Wartburg Players program and flyers

12/13-14/2002

2

38

Drama

The Prirates of Penzance, Wartburg Players and Music Department program and flyer

3/20-22/2003

2

39

Drama

Veronica's Room, Wartburg Players program, flyer, and tickets

5/16-17/2003

2

40

Drama

The Man Who Came to Dinner press release

10/22/2003

2

41

Drama

Macbeth, College Players press releases

02/2004, 03/2004

2

42

Drama

The Diviners, Wartburg Players program and press release

11/2004

2

43

Drama

The Music Man, Music Department and Wartburg Players program and press releases

02/2005

2

44

Drama

The Tragical Death of Doctor Faustus programs and press releases

04/2005, 11/3-4/2005, Spring 2006

2

45

Drama

Inspector General, Wartburg Players press release

10/26/2006

2

46

Drama

Mass Appeal, Wartburg Players flyer and press release

10/2006

2

47

Drama

Fiddler on the Roof, Wartburg Players and Music Department program and press release

11/29/2006, 2/15-17/2007

2

48

Drama

Bus Stop, Wartburg Players program

2006-2007

2

49

Drama

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Wartburg College Players press release

11/2007

2

50

Drama

Jesus Christ Superstar press release

1/31/2008

2

51

Drama

The Importance of Being Earnest, Wartburg Players information

04/2008

2

52

Drama

Until Someone Wakes Up program

10/10-11/2008

2

53

Drama

Viet Rock program and press release

11/2008

2

54

Drama

The Vagina Monologues program and press release

01/2009-02/2009

2

55

Drama

Pal Joey, Wartburg Players and Music Department program and press release

01/2009-02/2009

2

56

Drama

The Taming of the Shrew Wartburg Players press release

03/2009-04/2009

2

57

Drama

The Little Foxes, Wartburg Players press release

10/23/2009

2

58

Drama

Keely and Du, Wartburg Players press release

5/14/2010

2

59

Drama

Roshomon, Wartburg Players press release

10/29/2010

2

60

Drama

Oliver!, Wartburg Players and Music Department program and press release

02/2011

2

61

Drama

Kosher Lutherans, Wartburg Players press releases

03/2011-04/2011

2

62

Drama

On Golden Pond, Wartburg Players press releases

09/2011

2

63

Drama

Guest of the Revolution, Wartburg Players press release

10/28/2011

2

64

Drama

Anna of Tropics, Wartburg Players press release

10/22/2012

2

65

Drama

Kiss Me Kate, Wartburg Players and Opera Workshop program and press release

01/2013-02/2013

2

66

Drama

Vagina Monologues press release

02/2014

2

67

Drama

Of Mice and Men, College Players flyer

4/3-5/2014

2

68

Drama

The Pirates of Penzance, Music Department and Artist Series program

3/19-21/2015

2

69

Drama

Parade of Witnesses, Wartburg Players program

11/11/2017

2

70

Drama

Rabbit Hole, Wartburg Players program

2017

2

71

Drama

The Consil, Wartburg Opera Workshop program

2/22/2018, 2/24/2018

2

72

Drama

The Man From Earth, Wartburg Players program

11/9-10/2018

2

73

Drama

Man of La Mancha, Wartburg Opera Workshop and Wartburg Players program

3/21-22/2019

2

74

Drama

Rumors, Wartburg Players program

4/4-5/2019

2

75

Drama

Brigadoon, Wartburg Opera Workshop program

9/23-25/2021

2

76

Drama

Suite Surrender, Wartburg Players program

4/1-2/2022

2

77

Drama

The Old Maid and the Theif, Wartburg Opera Workshop program

5/6-7/2022

 

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