- 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".
University of Manitoba Glee Club
The first meeting of the University of Manitoba Glee Club was held on Thursday 9 October 1924 and F.W. Armstrong was elected as the Club's first President. The Glee Club garnered many accolades for its musical performances and set designs. This exhibit includes performance programs, photographs, and a Glee Club scrapbook with photographs, newspaper clippings and playbills. The material is selected from the University of Manitoba Glee Club fonds (UA SC 15), the University of Manitoba Glee Club collection (MSS 347), and the University Relations and Information Office fonds (PC 80). It reflects the activities of the University of Manitoba Glee Club, the University Dramatic Society (a precursor), and theatre productions at the university.