Westfield State University
Theatre Arts Program Mainstage Productions, 1997-2010
The Theatre Arts Program at Westfield State University has a rich history. Since Normal School days, plays have been performed. The Westfield State University archives has scrapbooks and ephemera from the early plays that were performed for audiences in the past. This collection contains photographs and posters from the Theatre Arts Program’s more current plays.
This collection contains photographs, posters and playbills from plays performed on campus.
This collection is arranged by date.
Access must be in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The collection is open for study.
This collection was donated over time by Megan Halfpenny, Class of 2013 and other performers from 2012-2014.
Theatrical posters -- Massachusetts -- Westfield State College ; Theatre programs -- Massachusetts -- Westfield State College
List of Plays in this collection
The Beggar’s Opera — Spring 2010
Tartuffe by Moliere — Fall 2009
Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Brian Friel — Spring 2009
Coast of Utopia: Voyage, Part I by Tom Stoppard —Fall 2008
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare — Spring 2008
Danton’s Death by Georg Buchner —Fall 2007
Wintertime by Charles L. Mee —Spring 2007
The Crucible by Arthur Miller — Fall 2006
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov — Spring 2006
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde —Fall 2005
Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus, adapted from Mary W. Shelley's novel by Jack Shea — Spring 2005
Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht — Fall 2004
R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) by Karel Capek — Spring 2004
Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe — Fall 2003
Iphengia at Aulis by Euripides —Spring 2003
Trojan Women by Euripides — Spring 2003
Knuckle by David Hare — Fall 2002
Deirdre, adapted from the Celtic myth by Joan Mento — Spring 2002
Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov — Fall 2001
The Devils by John Whiting — Spring 2001
The Visit by Friedrich Duerrenmatt — Fall 2000
Raised in Captivity by Nicky Silver — Spring 2000
Simpatico by Sam Shepard — Fall 1999
Spreading the News by Lady Augusta Gregory — Spring 1999
Riders to the Sea by John Millington Synge — Spring 1999
The Grapes of Wrath, adapted from John Steinbeck's novel by Frank Galati — Spring 1998
The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney — Fall 1997
Updated September 2021