Theatre PlaybillsCOLLECTION

 

 

(Mss 241)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

November 1992

 

 

Contents

 

 

Summary

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                          51 items

 

Geographic

locations:                 New Orleans, La.

 

Inclusive dates:      ca. 1917-1941

 

Summary:                Fifty-one Playbills and programs for drama productions by adult amateur groups, professional companies, and public and parochial school students; productions held in the Crescent, Dauphine, Federal, St. Charles, and Tulane Theatres, Jerusalem Temple, Municipal Auditorium, La Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, the auditoriums of Warren Easton and McMain High Schools, the auditoriums of St. Anthony, St. Matthias, and Sacred Heart Parochial Schools, and St. Joseph's Alumnae Hall.  Many bear remnants of original scrapbook mounting.

 

Source:                     Material found in scrapbook in office of former Dean of Library Services

 

Access:                     No restrictions

 

Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

 

Citation:                    Theatre Playbills Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

 

 

 

Container List

 

 

241-1                                    Playbills, ca. 1917-1941

 

 

Sponsor or Theater                                                                     Title of Production / Known Star(s)                                     Opening Date

 

Saenger's Saint Charles Theatre                                               Smilin' Through                                                                               19??-04-01 

Original Play Division                                                                      Bambino                                                                                             1933-12-16 

                                                                                                                Murdered Guest

                                                                                                                Number Twenty-Four

                                                                                                                Hell and Breakfast

 

Group Theatre of New Orleans                                                   The Inspector General                                                                  1937-04-28 

 

[Unidentified high school]                                                               The Other One                                                                                 1923-01-30 

 

New Orleans Grand Opera Assn.                                              Aida                                                                                                      19??-01-09 

                                                                                                                La Boheme                                                                                       19??-01-10 

                                                                                                                Faust                                                                                                    19??-01-11 

                                                                                                                Rigoletto                                                                                              19??-01-12 

                                                                                                                Carmen                                                                                               19??-01-12 

                                                                                                                San Carlo Grand Opera Company

 

Saint Matthias School                                                                     Annual Christmas Entertainment                                                19[34]-12-19

 

Saint Matthias School                                                                     Annual Christmas Plays                                                                 1935-12-19

 

Saint Matthias School                                                                     Annual Christmas Plays                                                                 1936-12-21

 

Players of Padua                                                                              Moonyean [i.e., Smilin' Through]                                              1934-11-16

 

Saint Joseph's Alumnae                                                                Little Women                                                                                     19??-05-04

 

Federal Theatre                                                                                Excursion                                                                                           19??-12-??

 

Saint Charles Theatre                                                                     Pauvrette                                                                                            1929-02-18

                                                                                                                Edward Ewald

 

Shubert-St. Charles Theatre                                                         The Servant in the House                                                            1922-??-??

                                                                                                                Hamlet

                                                                                                                Macbeth

                                                                                                                The Taming of the Shrew

                                                                                                                Romeo and Juliet

                                                                                                                The Merchant of Venice

                                                                                                                Walter Hampden

 

Shubert-St. Charles Theatre                                                         The Servant in the House                                                            1922-??-??

                                                                                                                Hamlet

                                                                                                                Macbeth

                                                                                                                The Taming of the Shrew

                                                                                                                Romeo and Juliet

                                                                                                                The Merchant of Venice

                                                                                                                Walter Hampden

 

Saenger's Saint Charles Theatre                                               Nothing But the Truth                                                                     1924-01-06

 

Saenger's Saint Charles Theatre                                               The Gold Diggers                                                                           1924-01-13

 

Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré                                                 Candida                                                                                              1922-12-??

 

New Orleans Civic Theatre                                                           Dark Victory                                                                                       1941-07-08

Jerusalem Temple

 

New Orleans Theatre Guild                                                          Stage Door                                                                                        1938-11-18

McMain Auditorium

 

Southern College of Music                                                            Students' Recital                                                                               1933-06-14

McMain High School

 

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church                                                    A Dumb Waiter                                                                                1931-06-20

 

Dauphine Theatre                                                                            De Molay Minstrels and Musical  Extravaganza                    1923-04-20

 

Saint Leo's Juniors                                                                          The Doll's Wedding                                                                       1933-04-30

 

Saint Matthias School                                                                     Down Among the Fairies                                                             1930-06-11

 

School of Expression and Dramatic Art                                   Second Recital                                                                                 1929-06-14

                                                                                                                The Wives of Henry VIII                                                                1935-11-22

                                                                                                                Cornelia Otis Skinner

 

Times-Picayune                                                                              Holy Land                                                                                           19??-??-??

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  The Hindu                                                                                          192?-01-07

                                                                                                                Walker Whiteside

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  The Cat and the Canary                                                               1922-11-26

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  Robin Hood                                                                                       1923-03-25

                                                                                                                Douglas Fairbanks

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  Lightnin'                                                                                               1923-02-04

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  The Woman of Bronze                                                                 1923-02-18

                                                                                                                Margaret Anglin

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  Taming of the Shrew                                                                      1922-12-17

                                                                                                                Macbeth

                                                                                                                Hamlet

                                                                                                                Romeo and Juliet

                                                                                                                The Merchant of Venice

                                                                                                                Othello

                                                                                                                Julius Caesar

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  Rain                                                                                                      1924-11-23

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  The Circle                                                                                           1922-11-12

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  The Desert Song                                                                             1928-12-25

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  Three Men on a Horse                                                                 1935-12-02

 

[Crescent Theatre]                                                                           Everywoman                                                                                     [1917]-??-??

 

Tulane Theatre                                                                                  Hamlet                                                                                                 1931-11-23

                                                                                                                The Taming of the Shrew

                                                                                                                The Merchant of Venice

                                                                                                                Romeo and Juliet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                William Thornton

 

New Orleans Conservatory of  Music and Dramatic Art     The Land of Hearts Desire                                                          19[23]-01-31

                                                                                                                Riders to the Sea

                                                                                                                The Workhouse Ward

 

New Orleans Conservatory of Music and Dramatic Art      Queen of Hearts                                                                              1923-02-07

                                                                                                                The Magic Trunk

 

New Orleans Conservatory of Music and Dramatic Art /    Little Women                                                                                     1923-05-24

Tulane Theatre

 

New Orleans Conservatory of Music and Dramatic Art      Pierrot in Paris                                                                                  1923-12-06

                                                                                                                The China Pig

                                                                                                                The Return of Harlequin

                                                                                                                The Siege

 

New Orleans School of Speech and Dramatic Art              Lilies and Weeds                                                                            1929-06-20

Warren Easton Boys' High School                                            Memories

 

New Orleans School of Speech and Dramatic Art /            The Cradle Song                                                                            1930-06-20

Warren Easton Boys' High School                                            (2 copies)

 

New Orleans School of Speech and Dramatic Art /            Commencement                                                                              1930-06-26

Marquette Hall, Loyola University

 

New Orleans School of Speech and Dramatic Art              One Act Play Tournament                                                             1930-12-01

Alumni Assn. /Dixon Hall, Newcomb College

 

New Orleans School of Speech and Dramatic Art /            Alumni Gold Medal Contest                                                         1931-06-09

Gibson Hall, Tulane University

 

New Orleans School of Speech and Dramatic Art /            The Swan                                                                                           1931-06-12

Warren Easton Boys' High School

 

New Orleans School of Speech and Dramatic Art /            The Swan                                                                                           1931-06-15

Warren Easton Boys' High School

 

 

 

Index Terms

 

 

Amateur theater—LouisianaNew Orleans

Theater—LouisianaNew Orleans