- 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.
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.