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Ua68/17/2 Summer Players Scrapbook 1956, Western Players Jan 1956

Ua68/17/2 Summer Players Scrapbook 1956, Western Players

Student Organizations

Scrapbook of clippings, playbills and photos of theatrical productions from 1956 summer theater season. Includes souvenirs from field trips and campus activities.

  • Three for Tonight
  • The Silver Cord
  • Jubilee


Ua68/17/2 Summer Players Scrapbook 1956, Western Players Jan 1956

Ua68/17/2 Summer Players Scrapbook 1956, Western Players

Student Organizations

Scrapbook of clippings, playbills and photos of theatrical productions from 1956 summer season. Includes souvenirs from field trips and campus activities.

  • Three for Tonight
  • The Silver Cord
  • Jubilee
  • Mary of Scotland


Harold's Club Program [1953], The Longhair Club Mar 1953

Harold's Club Program [1953], The Longhair Club

Theatre Programs 1940-1969

Directions Courtesy of the Longhair Club

President : Robert Olesen

Vice-President : Joseph Bisson

Secretary : Walter Brown

Treasurer : Robert Gelinas


Rebecca: A Three Act Play Program [1950], Portland Junior College Apr 1950

Rebecca: A Three Act Play Program [1950], Portland Junior College

Theatre Programs 1940-1969

Written by Daphne DuMaurier

Directed by Mr. Carl French


Home For Christmas: A One Act Play Program [1950], Portland Junior College Jan 1950

Home For Christmas: A One Act Play Program [1950], Portland Junior College

Theatre Programs 1940-1969

Written and Directed by Carl G. French

Produced by Paul Leighton

Undated, estimated to be c. 1950


Love Rides The Rails Or Will The Mail Train Run To-Nite? : A Melodrama In Three Acts Program [1950], Portland Junior College Jan 1950

Love Rides The Rails Or Will The Mail Train Run To-Nite? : A Melodrama In Three Acts Program [1950], Portland Junior College

Theatre Programs 1940-1969

Written by Morland Carey

Directed by Arnold Kuvent

Undated, estimated to be c. 1950


Briar Rose: An Opera Fantasy And Prologue In Three Acts Program [1940], Gorham Normal School Jun 1940

Briar Rose: An Opera Fantasy And Prologue In Three Acts Program [1940], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1940-1969

Directed by Miriam Eunice Andrews


The Servant In The House Program [1939], Gorham Normal School Jun 1939

The Servant In The House Program [1939], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Written by Charles Rann Kennedy

From the program:

A modern comedy in which the central figure is called by critics a reincarnation of the Christ- a man of mystery, clad in oriental robes, who reads the thoughts of those about him, whose vision extends beyond the walls of the home in which he elects "to serve as a butler.


After Wimpole Street Program [1937], Gorham Normal School Jun 1937

After Wimpole Street Program [1937], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Written by Wilbur Braun

Directed by Chester H. Sloat

The entire action of the play takes place in the library of the Brownings' villa, Casa Guidi, in Florence, Italy, in the year 1847.


The Howling Dog: A Three-Act Mystery Play Program [1937], Gorham Normal School Jan 1937

The Howling Dog: A Three-Act Mystery Play Program [1937], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Written by Claudia Harris

Directed by Chester E. Sloat

A!l action occurs deep in the Adirondacks in the lodge of a large estate left by the will of her great uncle to Dorothy Goodwin on the condition she live in it for six months.


Ingomar The Barbarian Program [1936], Gorham Normal School Jun 1936

Ingomar The Barbarian Program [1936], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Adapted by Maria Lovell from Frederick Hahn's "Der Sohn der Wildniss"


The Gifts Pageant : Bicentennial Celebration, Gorham, Maine Program [1936], Gorham Normal School May 1936

The Gifts Pageant : Bicentennial Celebration, Gorham, Maine Program [1936], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Directed by Dorothy Flint, Miram Andrews, Mary Carswell, and Ethyl H. Boothby


The Lamp And The Bell: Drama In Five Acts Program [1935], Gorham Normal School Jun 1935

The Lamp And The Bell: Drama In Five Acts Program [1935], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Written by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Directed by Chester H. Sloat

The Story of "The Lamp and the Bell" is the love of Bianca and Beatrice, more familiarly known as Snow-White and Rose Red. Bianca feels such love for her sister that she says,"You are a burning lamp to me, a flame That cannot blow out, and I shall hold you High in my hand against whatever darkness."To this Beatrice replies, "You are to me a silver bell in a tower; And when it rings I know I am near home."

Their love is so great that it ...


The Swan Program [1934], Gorham Normal School Jun 1934

The Swan Program [1934], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Written by Ferenc Molnar

Directed by Jeanette S. Johnson

Produced by special arrangement with Longmans, Green & Company, New York.


Monsieur Beaucaire Program [1933], Gorham Normal School Jun 1933

Monsieur Beaucaire Program [1933], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Written by Ethel Hale Freeman from the novel written by Booth Tarkington

Directed by Jeanette S. Johnson


George Washington Pageant Program [1932], Gorham Normal School Jan 1932

George Washington Pageant Program [1932], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Written by Advanced Seniors in United States History, Class of 1932.

Directed by Jeanette S. Johnson


Ingomar The Barbarian: A Play In Five Acts Program [1928], Gorham Normal School Jan 1928

Ingomar The Barbarian: A Play In Five Acts Program [1928], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Program for Ingomar the Barbarian from the Gorham Normal School, Gorham, Maine.

Written by Friedrich Hall


Sherwood Program [1926], Gorham Normal School Jun 1926

Sherwood Program [1926], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Written by Alfred Noyes

Stage Manager Alfred Quimby

Presented at Commencement, June, 1926


The Lamp And The Bell: Drama In Five Acts Program [1925], Gorham Normal School Jan 1925

The Lamp And The Bell: Drama In Five Acts Program [1925], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Written by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Directed by Miss Cathryn Parker


Adam And Eva Ticket, Cedarville College Jun 1924

Adam And Eva Ticket, Cedarville College

Print Memorabilia

No abstract provided.


A Midsummer Festival With The Marriage Of Columbine In Pantomine Program [1922], Gorham Normal School Jun 1922

A Midsummer Festival With The Marriage Of Columbine In Pantomine Program [1922], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

A program for A Midsummer Festival with The Marriage of Columbine in Pantomine at the Gorham Normal School in Gorham, Maine.


The Steadfast Princess Program [1921], Gorham Normal School Jun 1921

The Steadfast Princess Program [1921], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

A program for The Steadfast Princess at the Gorham Normal School in Gorham, Maine.


Pageant -- Democracy's Vision Program [1919], Gorham Normal School Jun 1919

Pageant -- Democracy's Vision Program [1919], Gorham Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Program for Pageant -- Democracy's Vision from the Gorham Normal School, Gorham, Maine.


As You Like It: A Comedy In Five Acts Program [1916], Western State Normal School Jun 1916

As You Like It: A Comedy In Five Acts Program [1916], Western State Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Written by William Shakespeare


Hiawatha: A Drama In Six Acts Program [1913], Western State Normal School Jun 1913

Hiawatha: A Drama In Six Acts Program [1913], Western State Normal School

Theatre Programs 1910-1939

Program for Hiawatha: A Drama in Six Acts from the Gorham Normal School, Gorham, Maine.

From the program:

Music of the play based on tribal melodies of Omaha, Pawnee and Ponka Tribes, harmonized by Prof. J.C. Fillmore and Edwin S. Tracy, including Indian Lore Song by Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Indian Lullaby by Mrs. H. H . A. Beach.


Phantastes Chapter 14: Winter's Tale, William Shakespeare Dec 1622

Phantastes Chapter 14: Winter's Tale, William Shakespeare

German Romantic and Other Influences

William Shakespeare (1564-1616), The Winter’s Tale, published in 1623 in the First Folio.


Phantastes Chapter 22: The Revenger's Tragedy, Cyril Tourneur Dec 1606

Phantastes Chapter 22: The Revenger's Tragedy, Cyril Tourneur

German Romantic and Other Influences

Cyril Tourneur (1575-1626) was an English dramatist, a contemporary of Shakespeare; Tourneur was also a soldier and politician. The Revenger’s Tragedy (1607), as its name implies, is a revenge tragedy, and comments on the battle to avenge the destruction by the giants that lead to the brothers’ deaths. Literary critics now believe that the play was written by Thomas Middleton (1580-1627).


Phantastes Chapter 24: The Honest Whore, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Middleton Dec 1604

Phantastes Chapter 24: The Honest Whore, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Middleton

German Romantic and Other Influences

Thomas Dekker (1572-1632) was a dramatist and writer of popular pamphlets describing London life. This line comes from the play The Honest Whore, Part II (1605 or 1606). The Honest Whore, Part I, a collaboration between Dekker and Thomas Middleton, was performed in 1604.