"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.
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 "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".
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.
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.
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.
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.