- 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.
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.