Professor of Drama William Rothwell directed Marika Blades '83 and Jon Tenney '84 in the opening production of the Vassar College theatre's season, a revival of  Stage Door (1936) by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber in Avery Hall.  Writing in The Miscellany News, Lori Mason '85 said "The acting was enhanced by an elaborate set and functional lighting. The huge cast of Stage Door, along with numerous technical workers obvously put much time and effort into producing an overall exuberant and pleasing performance."