Historical Archive 1951/1952

  • ” Goodbye, My Fancy “ A Comedy in Three Acts by Fay Kanin.

This was the first show of the season. Performances were August 22 & 23 of 1951.

Directed by Gene Simpson.

Cast: In Order of Appearance

Elaine Lombard as Ginny Merrill Jean Capwell as Amelia
Judy Crooks as Clarisse Llona Joan Sears as Mary Nell
Mary Brigham as Miss Shackleford Clem Aseron as Janitor
Ken Millard as Telephone Man Ann Henriquez as Susan
Jerry Barone as Grace Woods Joan Bentz as Agatha Reed
Sylva Carpenter as Ellen Griswold Adela Bettis as Professor Birdeshaw
Barbara Comber as Carol Molly Francey as Jo
T. R. Greevy as Dr. Pitt Adolfo Arias Espinosa as James Merrill
Douglas Johnston as Professor Dingley Richard Lanzer as Matt Cole
Bruce Carpenter as Claude Griswold
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  • ” LAURA “ A Mystery / Melodrama by Vera Gaspary & George Sklar.

This was the second show of the season. Performences were October 24 & 25, 1951. Production Staff information was not accessible. Sorry.
Directed by Roy Glickenhaus & Rufus Z. Smith.

Cast: In Order of Appearance

Stanley Fidanque as Mark McPherson Ken Millard as Dany Dorgan
Roy Glickenhaus as Waldo Lydecker Lt. Charles Smallwood as Shelby Carpenter
Peggy Sylvestre as Bessie Clary Kathleen Finnegan as Mrs. Dorgan
Elena Marsella as A Girl William Leverett as Olsen

  • ” Springtime for Henry “ A Farce by Benn W. Levy.

This was the third show of the season. Performences were!(unknown). Production Staff information not available. Sorry.
Directed by Lollie Maduro & Assisted by Rufus Z. Smith.

Cast: In Order of Appearance

Lollie Maduro as Secretary Rufus Smith as Mr. Dewlip
Leonard W. Worcester as Mr. Jelliwell Helen Wright as Mrs. Jelliwell
Marie Jones as Miss Smith

  • ” MURDER at Mrs. Lorings “ A One Act Play by Sylvan Simon.

This was the first of three one-act plays performaned on April 24 & 25, 1952. Production Staff information not available. Sorry.
Directed by Stanley Fidanque

Cast: In Order Of Appearance

Jerry Barone as Emma Laura Cranshaw as Jane
Renate LaGuidice as Doctor Henders Rose Ferrelli as Mrs. Loring
Marie Jones as Celia

  • ” The Old Lady Shows Her Medals “ By J. M. Barrie

This was the second of three one-act plays presented on 24 and 25 April, 1952. Production Staff information not available. Sorry.
Directed by Gracelyn Johnston. Assisted by Roy Glickenhaus.

Cast: In Order Of Appearance

Nancy Darlington as Mrs. Dowey Peggy Sylvestre as Mrs. Mickelham
Kathleen Finnigan as Mrs. Haggerty Catsy Taylor as Mrs. Tully
Roy Glickenhaus as The Reverand, Mr. Wilkenson Douglas Maduro as Private K. Dowey of the “Black Watch”

  • ” Goodnight Please “ By James L. Daggett.

This was the third show in a night of one-acts presented on 24 and 25 April 1952, and the final of the season. Production Staff information not available. Sorry.
Directed by Arthur Payne

Cast: In Order of Appearance

Bruce Carpenter as Meridith Whitehouse Charles Smallwood as Burton
Anne Stapler as Vivian Whitehouse Arthur Payne as Mr. McWinkle
Muriel Treadwell as Cook Duane Koury as Basil


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