Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Article "U. of R. Cast Constructing Play Sets"

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Article "U. of R. Cast Constructing Play Sets"

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This is an article published in The Richmond Times-Dispatch in 1939 announcing the University Players’ production of Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor”, directed by Alton Williams and stage managed by Carlson Thomas of Danville. The article provides information regarding the scenic design and construction processes, which were done by members of the production and Alton Williams, the head of the Department of Dramatics. The play was performed on May 12 and 13, 1939 in the Playhouse. Additionally, there was a repeat performance June 3, 1939 in the Luther H. Jenkins Greek Theatre as part of the commencement ceremony. The article also describes the casting, headed by Dagmar Jacobsen and starring Salvatore Casale of Baltimore and Jack Kervan of Scarsdale.

Source

""U. of R. Cast Constructing Play Sets." The Richmond Collegian. May 12, 1939, RG 26 Box 8 Folder 1, "University Players," University Archives, Virginia Baptist Historical Society.

Publisher

Richmond Times Dispatch

Date

1939-05-12

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English

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UA26.8.1-19390512

Coverage

Richmond (Va).

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“Article "U. of R. Cast Constructing Play Sets",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed December 11, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/3530.