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Subseries 1. Directing, 1978-1984

Scope and Content Notes:

Dr. George has directed over a dozen productions for the University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre. This includes several productions for the Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival. Materials incorporated into each production's section include scripts, research files, audition forms, rehearsal information, slides, set designs, reviews, etc. The sections are arranged in chronological order.

Section: The Rehearsal, 1977

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Theatre's production of The Rehearsal ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre March 10-26, 1977.


Box 1
Folder 1 Production information, 1976-1977

Section: The Country Wife, 1978

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Theatre's production of The Country Wife ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre March 3-18, 1978.

Folder 2 Production information, 1978
Folder 3 Report on Restoration Comedy by Dr. Wandalie Henshaw and Kathy George
Folder 4 Slides

Section: Much Ado About Nothing, 1978-1979

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Theatre's production of Much Ado About Nothing ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre November 1-17, 1978. It was a very popular production and was revived the next season as well as making it to the semi-finals of the American College Theatre Festival competition.

Folder 5 American College Theatre Festival - Audio of critique after performance in the semi-finals, 1979
Folder 6 Production information, 1978
Folder 7 Costume plots

Section: Major Barbara, 1979

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Theatre's production of Major Barbara ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre November 1-17, 1979.

Folder 8 Music Hall sheet music
Folder 9 Production information, 1979

Section: Canterbury Tales, 1980

Scope and Content Notes:

This production of Canterbury Tales was performed at the Studio Theatre in the Cathedral of Learning, September 18-27, 1980. The City Theatre Company production also toured the Pittsburgh area in the Summer of 1980.

Folder 10 Music
Folder 11 Production information, 1980

Box 2
Folder 1 Script
Folder 2 Set design, April 1980

Section: Story Theatre, 1980

Scope and Content Notes:

Story Theatre toured Pittsburgh area schools in the fall of 1980. It was a production of the City Theatre Company.

Folder 3 Production information, 1980
Folder 4 Set design, October 1, 1980

Section: Company, 1980-1981

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Theatre's production of Company ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre March 5-21, 1981.

Folder 5 Production information, 1980-1981
Folder 6 Scripts with annotations
Folder 7 Set design

Section: The Winter's Tale, 1981

Scope and Content Notes:

The Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival production of The Winter's Tale ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre July 9 - 25, 1981.

Folder 8 Newspaper clippings, 1981
Folder 9 Production information, 1981
Folder 10 Set design, 1981

Section: She Stoops to Conquer, 1981

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Theatre's production of Much Ado About Nothing ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre November 5-21, 1981.

Folder 11 Correspondence, September 3, 1981
Folder 12 Production information, 1981
Folder 13 Script

Section: Hamlet, 1982

Scope and Content Notes:

The Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival production of Hamlet ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre June 17 - July 3, 1982.

Folder 14 Feedback, June 24, 1982
Folder 15 Production information, 1982
Folder 16 Set design, April 1982

Section: Lysistrata, 1982

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Theatre's production of The Glass Menagerie ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre November 4-20, 1982.


Box 3
Folder 1 Newspaper clippings, November 1982
Folder 2 Production information, 1982
Folder 3 Rehearsal materials, 1982
Folder 4 Script
Folder 5 Slides

Section: The Dining Room, April 1984

Scope and Content Notes:

The Dining Room was presented by the S.S. Universe Theatre at Sea on April 14-15, 1984. This production was staged while Kathleen George was a part of the Semester at Sea program.

Folder 6 Production information, April 1984

Section: A Flea in Her Ear, 1984

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Theatre's production of A Flea in Her Ear ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre November 1-17, 1984.

Folder 7 Costume research
Folder 8 Music, October 1984
Folder 9 Production information, 1984
Folder 10 Scripts with annotations
Folder 11 Set design

Section: The Glass Menagerie, 1985-1986

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Theatre's production of The Glass Menagerie ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre January 30 - February 15, 1986.

Folder 12 Production information, 1985-1986

Box 4
Folder 1 Prompt book and script, 1985
Folder 2 Rehearsal - Schedule and notes December 1985
Folder 3 Research
Folder 4 Set design

Section: King Lear, 1986

Scope and Content Notes:

The Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival production of King Lear ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre July 25 - August 17, 1986.

Folder 5 Newspaper clippings, 1986
Folder 6-7 Production information, 1986
Folder 8 Research
Folder 9 Script with annotations
Folder 10 Set design, July 1986
Folder 11 Slides

Section: Our Town, 1998-1999

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Theatre's production of Our Town ran at the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre March 31 - April 18, 1999.


Box 5
Folder 1 Casting, 1998-1999
Folder 2 Correspondence, 1999
Folder 3 Costumes
Folder 4 Music, 1999
Folder 5 Production information, 1998-1999
Folder 6 Performances for high school students, 1999
Folder 7 Publicity and dramaturgy, 1998-1999
Folder 8 Rehearsal and performance reports, 1999
Folder 9 Reviews, April 1999
Folder 10 Script with annotations
Folder 11 Set design, 1998-1999

Section: Her First American, 1997-2006

Scope and Content Notes:

University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre's production of Her First American ran at the Studio Theatre in the Cathedral of Learning, April 13 - 17, 2005. The play was also adapted by Kathleen George from the novel by Lore Segal.


Box 6
Folder 1 Dramatic rights and early script, 1997
Folder 2 Faculty of Arts and Sciences grants committee application, 1997-2000
Folder 3 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts stipend and contact list, 2005
Folder 4-6 Production and rehearsal information, 2005
Folder 7 Program, April 2005
Folder 8 Script, 2005
Folder 9 Script - Assistant director's copy, 2005
Folder 10-11 Script - Revised

Box 7
Folder 1 Script - Revised, 2004
Folder 2 Script - With Lore Segal notes, January 2006