"Carousel" program
A program for a performance of "Carousel", written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II and performed by the University of Manitoba Glee Club in 1955. The program contains a note from the chairmen of the Glee Club, biographies of Rodgers and Hammerstein, a history of the play, biographies of some of the main cast members and a list of the entire cast, as well as a list of the supporting personnel, orchestra, and production personnel and patrons. A list of past University of Manitoba Glee Club productions is also included, as well as a history and photographs of this particular production of "Carousel".
"Finian's Rainbow" newspaper clipping
A clipping from the Winnipeg Tribune about the University of Manitoba Glee Club's production of "Finian's Rainbow". The article reviews the production favourably. A photograph is also printed, showing Henri Enns, guitar in hand, exchanging words with Bernard Kay as "a southern politician's henchman".
"Finian's Rainbow" program
A program for a production of "Finian's Rainbow", written by E. Y. Harburg, Fred Saidy, and Burton Lane, and performed by the University of Manitoba Glee Club in 1956. This program contains a note from the co-chairmen of the Glee Club, Harry Rostig and Don Lindsay; a synopsis of the play; biographies of Harburg, Saidy, and Lane; biographies of the key cast members and supporting personnel; a list of songs; and a list of the entire cast, supporting personnel, orchestra, and patrons.
"Girl Crazy" program
A program for the University of Manitoba Glee Club's 1957 production of "Girl Crazy". The musical was written by Ira and George Gershwin, with a book by Guy Bolton and John McGowan. The program contains a note from the co-chairmen of the Glee Club, Henri Enns and Walt Patterson; a synopsis of the play; biographies of the Gershwins and Bolton, as well as short biographies of the key cast members and supporting personnel of the performance. A list of songs and of the entire cast, supporting personnel, and orchestra is also included.
"Song of Norway" program
A program for a production of "Song of Norway", written by Edvard Grieg, Robert Wright, George Forrest, and Milton Lazarus, with a story by Homer Curran and orchestral and choral arrangements by Arthur Kay. This production was put on by the University of Manitoba Glee Club at Winnipeg's Playhouse Theatre from 1-6 February, 1954. The program contains a note from the president of the Glee Club; a history and synopsis of the play; a biography of Edvard Grieg, whom the play is about; biographies of some of the main cast members and supporting personnel; and a list of the entire cast, as well as the supporting personnel, orchestra, and production personnel and patrons. A list of past University of Manitoba Glee Club productions is also included.
"Wonderful Town" program
A program for the University of Manitoba Students' Union Glee Club's 1958 production of "Wonderful Town". The musical was written by Jerome Chodorow, Joseph Fields, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Leonard Bernstein, based on "My Sister Eileen" by Ruth McKenney. This program contains a note from the co-chairmen of the Glee Club, Ann Paquet and Walt Patterson; a synopsis of the play; biographies of Bernstein, the key cast members and supporting personnel; a list of songs; and a list of the entire cast, supporting personnel, orchestra, and patrons.
An Absence of Glee - University of Manitoba Alumni Journal, Spring 1973
An article, with photographs, published in the University of Manitoba’s Alumni Journal Spring 1973 issue. The article was submitted by former University of Manitoba student and Glee Club member Jock Abra. Abra reflects on the history and decline of the University of Manitoba’s Glee Club, specifically his experiences auditioning, rehearsing, performing, and socializing with the Glee Club in the early 1960s.
Cast members of University of Manitoba production of "Patience"
A photograph, dated 1930, of eleven of the cast members of the University of Manitoba's production of "Patience".
Cast of "Princess Ida"- Act 1
Photograph of the cast of the first act of the theatrical production "Princess Ida". The comic opera was presented by the University of Manitoba Glee Club in Winnipeg in 1931. Annotation indicates the production was directed by Edith Sinclair.
Cast of "Princess Ida"- Act 2
Photograph of the cast of the second act of the theatrical production "Princess Ida". The comic opera was presented by the University of Manitoba Glee Club in Winnipeg in 1931. Annotation indicates the production was directed by Edith Sinclair.
Cast of "Princess Ida"- Act 3
Photograph of the cast of the third act of the theatrical production "Princess Ida". The comic opera was presented by the University of Manitoba Glee Club in Winnipeg in 1931. Annotation indicates the production was directed by Edith Sinclair.
Cast of "Sabotage"
A photograph of the cast of the University of Manitoba Dramatic Society's 1917 production of "Sabotage".
Cast of "The Golden Doom"
A photograph of the cast of the University of Manitoba Dramatic Society's 1917 production of "The Golden Doom".
Cast of "The Neighbors"
A photograph of the cast of the University of Manitoba Dramatic Society's 1917 production of "The Neighbors".
Cast of "The Twelve-Pound Look"
A photograph of the cast of the University of Manitoba Dramatic Society's 1917 production of "The Twelve-Pound Look".
Choral Symphony Concert program
A program for a Choral Symphony Concert performed by the University of Manitoba Students' Board of Music on Friday, 5 March 1954 at the Residence Auditorium. Concert was directed by Glen Pierce. The program includes performance itinerary, an advertisement, and lists of the members of the Board of Music Executive, Choral Society Committee, Symphony Committee, the Choir, and the Orchestra.
Executive of the University of Manitoba Dramatic Society, 1916-1917
A photograph of the 1916-1917 incarnation of the executive of the University of Manitoba Dramatic Society. From left to right, they are as follows. Back row: Clifford Buckingham, Carl Gryte, Thomas Wilfred Hinch, A. Knott, L. Ham, and Fred Driscoll. Third row: John Abel, Samuel Helman, Dorothy Colcleugh, Merle Norseworthy, Jean Thexton, Cora Travis, John Edwards, and James Berg. Second row: A. Rosevear, Lillian McCoulough, Alexander Crawford, Mrs. C. P. Walker, James A. MacLean, Jacob Heinzelman, and G. A. Lauman. Front row: Harold Eric Carey, Mabel Jones Smith, and Clifford Dick.
Glee Club Shows - University of Manitoba Alumni Journal, Autumn 1971
An article published in the University of Manitoba’s Alumni Journal Autumn 1971 issue, which lists the annual performances of the University’s Glee Club from 1928 to 1971. The piece discusses the club's shift away from Gilbert and Sullivan, which characterized their early years, and towards Broadway productions.
Members of Saint John's Dramatic Society performing "Surprise in the Portico"
A photograph, dated 1936, of eight unidentified members of the St. John's Dramatic Society performing a scene from "Surprise in the Portico". Attached to the back of the photograph is a newspaper reproduction of the photograph dated 14 October 1977.
Principal actors from "Patience"
A photograph of the principal actors from a University of Manitoba theatre production of "Patience" in 1930, likely performed by the University of Manitoba Glee Club. Eleven unidentified actors are visible in costume. Annotation refers to Edith Sinclair.
Rose Marie program
A program for a performance of "Rose Marie", written by Rudolf Friml and Herbert Stothart and performed by the University of Manitoba Glee Club at the Playhouse Theatre from 30 January to 3 February 1951. A director is not listed. The program lists the Glee Club executive, the cast and chorus members of the operetta, synopses and song lists for each act, the members of the orchestra, and the business committee and supporting personnel of the performance.
Student Operetta Performance at University of Manitoba
A photograph, dated circa 1970, of student musicians participating in an operetta performance at the University of Manitoba.
Student Operetta Performance at University of Manitoba
A photograph, dated circa 1970, of unidentified students performing in an operetta at the University of Manitoba. The entire set on the stage is visible, and musicians in the orchestra pit are partially visible in the photograph.
Student Operetta Performance at University of Manitoba
A photograph of unidentified students performing in an operetta at the University of Manitoba. The entire set on the stage is visible, and musicians in the orchestra pit are partially visible in the photograph. This photograph is dated circa 1970.
Student Operetta Performance at University of Manitoba
A photograph, dated circa 1970, of a conductor and student musicians participating in an operetta performance at the University of Manitoba. Another performer is partially visible on a stage in the background.
Students performing in a play at the University of Manitoba
An undated photograph of University of Manitoba students performing an unidentified play or musical. Based on the annotations on the back of the photograph, which read "Crop. Fred & Lilli. Page no 221. Pix no 4. Order 1061", the play may be "Kiss Me, Kate".
The University of Manitoba Glee Club Scrapbook
A University of Manitoba Glee Club scrapbook containing theatre programs, newspaper clippings and photographs of operatic productions performed between 1929 and 1941. The productions included in the scrapbook are as follows: "The Gondoliers" as performed in 1929, 1933 and 1938; "Patience" in 1930; "Princess Ida" in 1931; "The Mikado" in 1934 and 1941; "Ruddigore" in 1936; "Utopia Limited" in 1937; "Iolanthe" in 1939; "H.M.S. Pinafore" in 1940. Also included is an advertisement about two plays presented by the Glee Club: "Chelkash" and "The Man Who Wouldn't Go To Heven", both in 1933. The productions were performed at The Gordon Bell School Auditorium, The Playhouse, The Concert Hall Auditorium and the Civic Auitorium. The shows were directed by various directors, including Claude Sinclair, Edith Sinclair, Winona Lightcap and Ronald Gibson. The theatre programs contain advertisements from local business throughout.