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R.P.I. Players records

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Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

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General Records

Production information

Scrapbooks and photographs

Posters

Playbills

Recordings

Artifacts



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R.P.I. Players records, 1929-2012

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Collection Overview

Title: R.P.I. Players records, 1929-2012Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: R.P.I. Players

Extent: 16.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Arranged in seven series: I. General Records, II. Production Information, III. Scrapbooks and photographs, IV. Posters, V. Playbills, VI. Recordings, VII. Artifacts.

Languages: English

Collection processed by: T.A.Gobert and Joey Faust

Abstract

Records of the R.P.I. Players, the student theater group at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection (AC 29) holds a wide range of records pertaining to the Players and their theatrical productions.  Materials include the club's constitution, minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership information, posters and promotional materials, production information, playbills, photographs and photo albums, scrapbooks, t-shirts, recordings, and Playhouse floor plans and elevations.  There is also a separate list of productions appended to the end of the inventory.

Collection Historical Note

The RPI Players are a theatrical club composed of Rensselaer students, staff, and faculty members, as well as people from the local community. The purpose of the RPI Players is to foster an interest in all phases of the theater as well as to provide theatrical entertainment. Formed in 1929, the Players succeeded an earlier Drama Club on campus. In addition to presenting several theatrical productions each year, the club maintains the RPI Playhouse and is affiliated with the honorary theater fraternity Alpha Psi Omega. For further historical information, consult the club histories in Series I of the collection, or visit the Players web site at http://www.players.rpi.edu/.

Administrative Information

Repository: Institute Archives and Special Collections

Related Materials: See also:  Alpha Psi Omega records, #2012-11.

Preferred Citation: R.P.I. Players Records, #2012-11.  Institute Archives and Special Collections, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.


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Browse by Series:

[Series I: General Records],
[Series II: Production information],
[Series III: Scrapbooks and photographs],
[Series IV: Posters],
[Series V: Playbills],
[Series VI: Recordings],
[Series VII: Artifacts],
[All]

Series V: PlaybillsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1929 - 1930Add to your cart.
Item 1: Tunnel Trench, March 1930Add to your cart.
Item 2: Anthony and Anna (see scrapbook in Series 3), May 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1930 - 1931Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Whispering Gallery, Nov. 1930Add to your cart.
Item 2: Meteor, Dec. 1930Add to your cart.
Item 3: Fancy Free; High School One Acts Contest, March 1931Add to your cart.
Poor Aubrey; The Valiant
Item 4: Volpone, April 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1931 - 1932Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Donovan Affair, Nov. 1931Add to your cart.
Item 2: Loud Speaker, Dec. 1931Add to your cart.
Item 3: You Never Can Tell, March 1932Add to your cart.
Item 4: High School One Acts Contest, April 1932Add to your cart.
Trifles; A Dollar; The Rising of the Moon
Item 5: The Front Page, May 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1937 - 1938Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ceiling Zero, Oct. 1937Add to your cart.
Item 2: End of Summer, Dec. 1937Add to your cart.
Item 3: Murder in the Old Red Barn, Feb. 1938Add to your cart.
Item 4: The Taming of the Shrew, April 1938Add to your cart.
Item 5: Three Men on a Horse, May 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 1938 - 1939Add to your cart.
Item 1: Excursion, Oct. 1938Add to your cart.
Item 2: Yellow Jack, Dec. 1938Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Drunkard, Feb. 1939Add to your cart.
Item 4: Heartbreak House, April 1939Add to your cart.
Item 5: French Without Tears, May 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 1939 - 1940Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Bishop Misbehaves, Oct. 1939Add to your cart.
Item 2: Room Service, Dec. 1939Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Streets of New York, Feb. 1940Add to your cart.
Item 4: The Inspector General, April 1940Add to your cart.
Item 5: The Ghost of Yankee Doodle, May 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 1940 - 1941Add to your cart.
Item 1: Candle Light, Nov. 1940Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Bellamy Trial, Dec. 1940Add to your cart.
Item 3: Charley's Aunt, Feb. 1941Add to your cart.
Item 4: The Importance of Being Earnest, April 1941Add to your cart.
Item 5: Six Hours to Sailing, May 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 1941 - 1942Add to your cart.
Item 1: What a Life, Oct. 1941Add to your cart.
Item 2: George Washington Slept Here, Dec. 1941Add to your cart.
Item 3: Seven Keys to Baldpate, Feb. 1942Add to your cart.
Item 4: The Long Voyage Home, April 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1942 - 1943Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Man Who Came to Dinner, Oct. 1942Add to your cart.
Item 2: Room Service, May 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 1946 - 1947Add to your cart.
Item 1: Arsenic and Old Lace, Dec. 1946Add to your cart.
Item 2: Kiss and Tell, March 1947Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Queen's Husband, May 1947Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1947 - 1948Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Male Animal, Nov. 1947Add to your cart.
Item 2: Ten Little Indians, March 1948Add to your cart.
Item 3: I Have Been Here Before, May 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1948 - 1949Add to your cart.
Item 1: Three One Act Plays, Nov. 1948Add to your cart.
Trifles; The Killers; Antic Spring
Item 2: Accent on Youth, Nov. 1948Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Devil's Disciple, April 1949Add to your cart.
Item 4: Three One Act Plays, May 1949Add to your cart.
Overtones; Mooney's Kid Don't Cry; Trick of Hearts
Folder 3: 1949 - 1950Add to your cart.
Item 1: John Loves Mary, Nov. 1949Add to your cart.
Item 2: Command Decision, March 1950Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Alchemist, May 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1950 - 1951Add to your cart.
Item 1: Born Yesterday, Nov. 1950Add to your cart.
Item 2: All My Sons, March 1951Add to your cart.
Item 3: Arms and the Man, May 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 1951 - 1952Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Front Page, Nov. 1951Add to your cart.
Item 2: High Tor, May 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 1952 - 1953Add to your cart.
Item 1: Light Up the Sky, Nov. 1952Add to your cart.
Item 2: Thunder Rock, Feb. 1953Add to your cart.
Item 3: Two Blind Mice, May 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 1953 - 1954Add to your cart.
Item 1: Three Men on a Horse, Oct. - Nov. 1953Add to your cart.
Item 2: Pride and Prejudice, April 1954Add to your cart.
Item 3: Playboy of the Western World, April 1954Add to your cart.
Item 4: Playboy of the Western World, May 1954Add to your cart.
For the Friends of Willard Day School
Folder 8: 1954 - 1955Add to your cart.
Item 1: Mister Roberts, Oct. 1954Add to your cart.
Item 2: My Three Angels, Feb. - March 1955Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Torch-Bearers, May 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1955 - 1956Add to your cart.
Item 1: Home of the Brave, Dec. 1955Add to your cart.
Item 2: Dial "M" for Murder, April - May 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 1956 - 1957Add to your cart.
Item 1: Summer and Smoke, Nov. 1956Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Happy Time, March 1957Add to your cart.
Item 3: Beyond the Horizon, May 1957Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1957 - 1958Add to your cart.
Item 1: Darkness at Noon, Nov. 1957Add to your cart.
Item 2: Love Rides the Rails, March 1958Add to your cart.
(Will the Mail Train Run Tonight?)
Item 3: Six Characters in Search of an Author, May 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1958 - 1959Add to your cart.
Item 1: A Visit to a Small Planet, Nov. 1958Add to your cart.
Item 2: Death of a Salesman, March 1959Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Rainmaker, May 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1959 - 1960Add to your cart.
Item 1: King Henry IV Part One, Dec. 1959Add to your cart.
Item 2: Man and Superman, March 1960Add to your cart.
Item 3: Juno and the Paycock, May 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1960 - 1961Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Golden Fleecing, Dec. 1960Add to your cart.
Item 2: Antigone, March 1961Add to your cart.
Item 3: Hotel Universe, May 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 1961 - 1962Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Killer, Nov. 1961Add to your cart.
Item 2: Billy Budd, March 1962Add to your cart.
Item 3: Purple Dust, May 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 1962 - 1963Add to your cart.
Item 1: Winterset, Nov. 1962Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Evening With George Bernard Shaw, March 1963Add to your cart.
Overruled; Don Juan in Hell; scene from Man and Superman
Item 3: Once More, With Feeling, May 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 1963 - 1964Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Brass Butterfly, Nov. 1963Add to your cart.
Item 2: A Shot in the Dark, March 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 1964 - 1965Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Tempest, Nov. 1964Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Fantasticks, March 1965Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Importance of Being Earnest, May 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1965 - 1966Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Brass Butterfly, Nov. 1965Add to your cart.
Item 2: A Slow Dance on the Killing Ground, May 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 1966 - 1967Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Threepenny Opera, Nov. 1966Add to your cart.
Item 2: Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad, March 1967Add to your cart.
Item 3: Five Finger Exercise, May 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 11: 1967 - 1968Add to your cart.
Item 1: Rhinoceros, Nov. 1967Add to your cart.
Item 2: Once Upon a Mattress, March 1968Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Stronger; The Apollo of Bellac; The Dumb Waiter, May 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 1968 - 1969Add to your cart.
Item 1: A Man for All Seasons, Nov. 1968Add to your cart.
Item 2: West Side Story, March 1969Add to your cart.
Item 3: A Thurber Carnival, May 1969Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1969 - 1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: America Hurrah, Nov. 1969Add to your cart.
Item 2: My Fair Lady, March 1970Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Physicists, May 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1970 - 1971Add to your cart.
Item 1: Dark of the Moon, Nov. 1970Add to your cart.
Item 2: Man of La Mancha, March 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1971 - 1972Add to your cart.
Item 1: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, March 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1972 - 1973Add to your cart.
Item 1: Cabaret, April - May 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 1973 - 1974Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd, 1973Add to your cart.
Item 2: Tango, Sept. 1973Add to your cart.
Item 3: Catch 22, Nov. 1973Add to your cart.
Item 4: The Skin of Our Teeth, Feb. 1974Add to your cart.
Item 5: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, April - May 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 1974 - 1975Add to your cart.
Item 1: Marat de Sade, Nov. 1974Add to your cart.
Full title: The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton, under the direction of Monsieur Marquis de Sade
Item 2: The American Dream; The Sandbox; The Bald Soprano, Anti-play, Winter 1975Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Two Gentlemen of Verona, April - May 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 1975 - 1976Add to your cart.
Item 1: An Evening of James Thurber, Edgar Lee Masters, Edgar Allan Poe, Noel Coward, and Others, August 1975Add to your cart.
Spoon River Anthology; The Crucible; Spoon River Anthology; Antigone; Wolf at the Door; Unicorn in the Garden; Little Girl and the Wolf; If Grant Were Drunk at Appomatox; Edgar Allan Poe (Alone, Raven); Blithe Spirit; The Cask of Amontillado; Mr. Preble Gets Rid of His Wife
Item 2: Moonchildren, Fall 1975Add to your cart.
Item 3: Hamlet, Feb. 1976Add to your cart.
Item 4: Sweet Charity, Spring 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 1976 - 1977Add to your cart.
Item 1: No Opera at the Op'ry House Tonight, Aug. - Sept. 1976Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Lion in Winter, Nov. 1976Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Mousetrap, Feb. 1977Add to your cart.
Item 4: Applause, April 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1977 - 1978Add to your cart.
Item 1: A Cry of Players, Nov. 1977Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Ritz, Feb. 1978Add to your cart.
Item 3: Mack and Mabel, April - May 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 1978 - 1979Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Taming of the Shrew, Nov. 1978Add to your cart.
Item 2: Equus, Feb. 1979Add to your cart.
Item 3: Jesus Christ, Superstar, April 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 11: 1979 - 1980Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Ruling Class, Nov. 1979Add to your cart.
Item 2: Company, April 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 1980 - 1981Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Summer 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 13: 1981 - 1982Add to your cart.
Item 1: Twelfth Night, Sept. 1981Add to your cart.
Item 2: Don't Drink the Water, Feb. 1982Add to your cart.
Item 3: Pippin, April 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 1982 - 1983Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, Fall 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 1983 - 1984Add to your cart.
Item 1: West Side Story, Nov. 1983Add to your cart.
Item 2: Deathtrap, Feb. 1984Add to your cart.
Item 3: Camelot, April 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 16: 1984 - 1985Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Desperate Hours, Feb. 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 17: 1985 - 1986Add to your cart.
Item 1: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown!, Sept. 1985Add to your cart.
Item 2: Measure for Measure, Nov. 1985Add to your cart.
Item 3: Guys & Dolls, April 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 18: 1986 - 1987Add to your cart.
Item 1: Merrily We Roll Along, Nov. 1986Add to your cart.
Item 2: A Night of One Acts, April 1987Add to your cart.
Black Comedy; Death; Visitor from Forest Hills (third act of 'Plaza Suite')
Folder 19: 1987 - 1988Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Adding Machine, Nov. 1987Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1988 - 1989Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Crucible, Nov. 1988Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Pirates of Penzance, April 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1989 - 1990Add to your cart.
Item 1: Inherit the Wind, Nov. 1989Add to your cart.
Item 2: Gemini, Feb. 1990Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Three Penny Opera, April 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1990 - 1991Add to your cart.
Item 1: Noises Off, Nov. 1990Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Tempest, Feb. 1991Add to your cart.
Item 3: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, April 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1991 - 1992Add to your cart.
Item 1: Tonight We Improvise, Nov. 1991Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Enemy of the People, Feb. 1992Add to your cart.
Item 3: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, April 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 1992 - 1993Add to your cart.
Item 1: Doonesbury, Fall 1992Add to your cart.
Item 2: This Is a Test; Gertrude the Governess; Rumplestiltskin, Jan. - Feb. 1993Add to your cart.
Item 3: David and Lisa, April 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 1994 - 1995Add to your cart.
Item 1: Out of the Frying Pan, Nov. 1994Add to your cart.
Item 2: Chicago, April 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 1996 - 1997Add to your cart.
Item 1: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Nov. 1996Add to your cart.
Item 2: Boom Box; Women and Wallace; Why We Have a Body, Feb. - March 1997Add to your cart.
Item 3: Company, April 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 1997 - 1998Add to your cart.
Item 1: Lysistrata, Nov. 1997Add to your cart.
Item 2: Removing the Glove; Sheer Idiocy; All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, Feb. 1998Add to your cart.
Item 3: Cabaret, April 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1998 - 1999Add to your cart.
Item 1: Deathtrap, Nov. 1998Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Evening of Performance, Feb. 1999Add to your cart.
The Line That Picked Up 1000 Babes (and how it can work for you!); Sheer Idiocy; And That's What Friends Are For!
Item 3: Brigadoon, April 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 1999 - 2000Add to your cart.
Item 1: Witness for the Prosecution, Nov. 1999Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Evening of Performance, Feb. 2000Add to your cart.
Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All for You; All in the Timing; God
Item 3: A Chorus Line, April 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 11: 2000 - 2001Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Good Doctor, Nov. 2000Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Evening of Performance, Feb. 2001Add to your cart.
The Real Inspector Hound; Adaptation; The Scheme of the Driftless Shifter
Item 3: Chess, April 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 2001 - 2002Add to your cart.
Item 1: Shakespeare's Women, Nov. 2001Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Evening of Performance, Feb. 2002Add to your cart.
Hidden in this Picture; The Ugly Duckling; Ten Minute Theatre; Sheer Idiocy
Item 3: Kismet, April 2002Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 2002 - 2003Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Importance of Being Earnest, Nov. 2002Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Evening of Performance, Feb. 2003Add to your cart.
Making Nice; No Exit; Cut
Item 3: Pippin, April 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 2003 - 2004Add to your cart.
Item 1: Up the Down Staircase, Oct. 2003Add to your cart.
Item 2: Lend Me a Tenor, Nov. 2003Add to your cart.
Item 3: Anything Goes, April 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 2004 - 2005Add to your cart.
Item 1: Seventy-Fifth Season Program, 2004Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Crucible, Nov. 2004Add to your cart.
Item 3: An Evening of Performance, Feb. 2005Add to your cart.
All in the Timing; Seven Short and Very Short Plays; Trevor
Item 4: Man of La Mancha, April 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 2005 - 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 2006 - 2007Add to your cart.
Item 1: Macbeth, Nov. 2006Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Evening of Performance, Feb. 2007Add to your cart.
The Line That's Picked Up 1000 Babes; The Mystery at Twicknam Vicarage; The Nature and Purpose of the Universe
Item 3: City of Angels, April 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 2007 - 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 2008 - 2009Add to your cart.
Item 1: Rumors, Nov. 2008Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Unfinished Song, March 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 2009 - 2010Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Visit, Nov. 2009Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Evening of Performance, Feb. 2010Add to your cart.
Artist Descending a Staircase; Winter Fruit; Wanda's Visit
Item 3: Urinetown, April 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 2010 - 2011Add to your cart.
Item 1: Noises Off!, Nov. 2010Add to your cart.
Item 2: Evening of Performance, Feb. 2011Add to your cart.
Soap Opera; A Slap in the Farce; Sheer Idiocy
Item 3: 1776, April 2011Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 2011 - 2012Add to your cart.
Item 1: Audience, Oct. 2011Add to your cart.
Item 2: Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Nov. 2011Add to your cart.
Item 3: Evening of Performance, Feb. 2012Add to your cart.
God (A Play); The Fascinating Foundling; Suddenly, Last Summer
Item 4: The Drowsy Chaperone, April 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 2012 - 2013Add to your cart.
Item 1: Much Ado About Nothing, Nov. 2012Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Evening of Performance, Feb. 2013Add to your cart.
Floor 13; Variations on a Theme; Mystery at Twicknam Vicarage; Sheer Idiocy
Item 3: Curtains, April 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 2013 - 2014Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Importance of Being Earnest, Nov. 2013Add to your cart.
Item 2: An Evening of Performance, Feb. 2014Add to your cart.
Item 3: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, April 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 2014 - 2015Add to your cart.
Item 1: Dracula, Nov. 2014Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series I: General Records],
[Series II: Production information],
[Series III: Scrapbooks and photographs],
[Series IV: Posters],
[Series V: Playbills],
[Series VI: Recordings],
[Series VII: Artifacts],
[All]

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