The current production, “Weaving our Sisters’ Voices,” is a joint project of several different Gonzaga professors. It was inspired by the lack of female roles in the 2002 “Medieval Mysteries” show, and it tells the stories of women from the Bible—both old and new testaments. “Weaving our Sisters’ Voices was written by Linda Shearing, who is a religion professor here, scored by Robert Spittal from the music department, and directed and choreographed by Suzanne Ostersmith, director of the dance program.
“Alas poor Yorick,” no production of “Hamlet” is complete without a skull. This one also appeared in the 2008 production of “Don Juan.” The knife is from an unknown production.
This program is for "The Force of Habit," directed and translated from the original Spanish by current Theatre Department Head, Kathleen Jeffs.
Compare this colorful poster for the 2011 production of “Chicago,” to the black and white programs. The art on the programs is often the black and white version of the more colorful poster.
This lantern is part of a set of matching lanterns owned by Gonzaga. It has no doubt been used in many plays over the years, including the 2014 production of "Much Ado About Nothing."
This sheriff’s star comes from the 2009 production of the musical, “Urinetown.”
The tradition of student directed talent did not die out with the creation of the official theatre department here at GU. Every year, at least one student puts on a play, as well as the directing and acting classes exhibiting their newly learned skills. This student directed one acts program is from 1997 and contains five plays.
This jacket is a firefighter costume from "Farenheit 451."