Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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Edith Lindeman reviewed department chair and theater reviewer for the Richmond News Leader Alton Williams' production of "John Loves Mary" at University of Richmond in March of 1949. The domestic comedy follows war vet John Lawrence as he returns to…

The "John Loves Mary" premier production at University of Richmond in 1949 was reviewed by a staff writer for the Richmond News Leader, who noted a handful of drawbacks to the arena-style presentation but overall gave the show high marks. The author…

Kathleen B. Francis donated her subscription brochure from the University Players' fifth season of offering a subscriber option. The season included five plays and four films. The plays were, in order of production, Robert E. Lee and Jerome…

The Richmond Times-Dispatch sent Christine Darg to review the University Players' pending production of "Romeo and Juliet" and their choice to place the story in a "Great Gatsby"-era setting. Director William Lockey decided to reorient the familial…

This is a letter from Sherrie Sink, the Corresponding Secretary for The University Players, to the University of Richmond faculty and staff that describes a new ticket policy. For the 1973 fall and 1974 spring semesters, all faculty members would be…

This is a program for The University Players' 1969 performance of A Man for all Seasons. Contained within it are advertisements for local businesses, as well as one purchased by Alpha Psi Omega, and an ode to the director of the production, Alton…

This article written by Roy Proctor critiques The University Players' 1983 production of Shakespeare's Henry V directed by William H. Lockey Jr. Proctor criticizes the director's edition of Henry V being put on as a play within a play by University…

This memo to the faculty and staff informs them that the faculty-staff banquet on March 7, 1969 will take place in the Westhampton College Dining Hall, and that the dinner will be followed by a University Players performance of Luigi Pirandello's Six…

UR Interaction volume 14, issue 18, published by the Office of the Provost, provides announcements that include the inauguration date (October 23) for University President Samuel A. Banks, a deadline for PETE Grants (December 15), Boatwright Memorial…

This is a letter from John D. Welsh, the Director of The University Players to the Theatre department faculty or staff members, telling about how the University Players will continue the same ticket policy. The faculty or staff were entitled to two…
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