Explore the tradition.

From 1894 to today, the Varsity Show has entertained audiences both in Morningside Heights and throughout New York City. Check out some past shows below.


2004: Off-Broadway

2003: Dial "D" For Deadline

2002: The 108th Annual Varsity Show

2001: Sex, Lions, and Videotape

2000: Mo' Money, Mo' Problems

1999: Beyond Oedipus: Leaving the Womb

1998: Love is Indefinite

1997: Enlargement and Enhancement: The Scaffolding Years

1996: Devil in a Light Blue Dress

1995: Step Inside

1994: Angels at Columbia: Centennial Approaches

1993: Lion Game

1992: Columbia University 10027

1991: The Silence of the Lions

1990: Behind the Lion Curtain

1989: Sans Souci, Be Happy

1988: The Bonfire of Humanities

1987: From Here to Uncertainty

1986: Y Love NY?

1985: Lost in Place

1984: The New U

1982: Fear of Scaffolding

1982: Columbia Graffiti

1982: College on Broadway

1980: Fly With Me

1978: The Great Columbia Riot of '78

1967: Feathertop

1966: The Bawd's Opera

1964: Il Troubleshootore

1963: Elsinore!

1961: Streets of New York (Revival)

1960: A Little Bit Different

1959: Dig That Treasure

1958: Streets of New York (Revival)

1957: Voice of the Sea

1956: Not Fit to Print

1955: When in Rome

1954: The Sky's the Limit

1953: Shape of Things

1952: Streets of New York (Revival)

1951: Babe in the Woods

1950: Wait for It

1949: Mr. Oscar

1948: Streets of New York

1947: Dead to Rights

1946: Step Right Up

1945: Second the Motion

1944: On the Double

 

1942: Saints Alive

1941: Hit the Road

1940: Life Begins in '40

1939: Fair Enough

1938: You've Got Something There

1937: Some of the People

1936: Off Your Marx

1935: Flair-Flair: The Idol of Paree

1934: Laugh it Off

1933: Home, James (Revival)

1932: How Revolting

1931: Great Shakes!

1930: Heigho Pharaoh

1929: Oh! Hector

1928: Zuleika, or the Sultan Insulted

1927: Betty, Behave

1926: His Majesty, the Queen

1925: Half Moon Inn (Revival)

1924: Old King's

1923: Half Moon Inn

1922: Steppe Around

1921: You'll Never Know

1920: Fly with Me

1919: Take a Chance

1918: Ten for Five

1917: Home, James

1916: The Peace Pirates

1915: On Your Way

1914: The Merry Lunatic

1913: The Brigands

1912: The Mysterious Miss Apache

1911: Made in India

1910: The King of Hilaria

1909: In Newport

1908: Mr. King

1907: Ides of March

1906: The Conspirators

1905: Khan of Kathan

1904: The Isle of Illusia

1903: The Mischief Maker

1902: In Vanity Fair (Revival)

1901: Princess Proud

1900: The Governor's Vrouw

1899: Varsity Show

1898: In Vanity Fair

1897: Cleopatra

1896: The Buccaneer

1894: Joan of Arc