Theatre Programs, 1910-
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Brief Description: Theatre programs and playbills for dramatic and musical theatre productions at the Auditorium (1910), Theatre Belvoir, Morrow Hall, Gregory Hall Theater, Armory Theater, Lincoln Hall Theater, and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, given by University Theater, Illini Theater Guild, Faculty Players Club, Illinois Repertory Theatre, Actor's Workshop, Playwrights' Workshop, Laboratory Theater, University Summer Theater, Mask and Bauble, Illinois Summer Youth Theater, Summer Repertory Festival, Division of Speech, high school students, and touring companies, showing performance dates, cast production staff, commentary, and plot synopses.  Also includes material related to the controversy over "The Knack (and how to get it)".  For a chronological listing, see R.S. 12/11/806
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 12/11/804
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Theatre
Volume: 4.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 7/19/1984; 12/8/1995; 7/2/2002; 6/23/2003
Arrangement: alphabetical by title of play and chronological thereunder
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Theatre :

The Theatre Department was created on April 19, 1967, when those aspects of the Department of Speech and Theater oriented to performance were transferred from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to the College of Fine and Applied Arts.1 The Board of Trustees authorized the establishment of a curriculum leading to a degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater, with areas of specialization in Acting, Directing and Playwrighting, and Technology and Design.2 In 1969 the Department began offering a program leading to a Master of Arts degree.3

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 54th Report, April 19, 1967, p. 486.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 54th Report, June 19, 1968, p. 1084.

3. Graduate College Catalog, 1969-70, p. 405.

Subject Index
Faculty Players Club
Illini Theatre Guild
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Mask and Bauble
Theatrical Productions
University Theatre
Languages of Materials
English [eng]