- 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.
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.