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Specialized Indexes > Theatre Chronology


1903/1904 School Year

Play Title: Richelieu

Author: Bulwer
Dates Performed: November 30, 1903
Director: Professor Dickson
Sponsoring/Producing Organization: Elocution and oratory classes
Venue: President's day

Cast List

Cardianl Richelieu: W. W. Wimberg
Joseph: C. E. Rush
Huguet: J. J. Meyers
Julie de Mortemar: F. P. Kasper
Adrian de Mauprat: B. S. Fahey
Baradas: G. E. Gormley
De Beringen: C. J. Kennedy


Source(s) The Notre Dame Scholastic, Vol. 37, Dec. 5, 1903, pp. 212-3

Play Title: Our First Performance

Dates Performed: November 30, 1903
Sponsoring/Producing Organization:
Venue: President's day

Cast List

C. E. Rush: W. D. Jamieson
F. P. Kasper: L. E. Wagner
A. J. Dwan: H. J. McGlew


Source(s) The Notre Dame Scholastic, Vol. 37, Dec. 5, 1903, pp. 213

Play Title: Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare
Dates Performed: During 1903/04 School Year
Director: Not listed
Stage Manager: Not listed
Sponsoring/Producing Organization: Not listed

Cast List

Polonius/1st Gravedigger: William Wimberg

Notes: Other plays in which William Wimberg acted this school year
The Marquis in The Chimes of Normandy
Nanki-Pooh in The Mikado:
Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night
Macbeth in Macbeth
Richelieu in Richelieu
No other information was found on these plays

Source(s) 1906 Dome

Play Title: King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare
Dates Performed: March 17, 1904
Director: Professor Henry Dickson
Stage Manager: not found
Sponsoring/Producing Organization: The Students of Elocution and Oratory

Artistic Staff

Scenery: Professor Ackerman
Lighting: Jospeh Schalzer

Cast List

Lear: Henry Dickenson
King of France: B. S. Fahy
Duke of Burgundy: T. J. Gehlert
Duke of Cornwall: J. L. Lamprey
Duke of Albany: C. J. Kane
Earl of Kent: G. J. Gormley
Earl of Gloster: W. D. Jamieson
Edgar: L. E. Wagner
Edmund: J. J. Cunningham
Curan: C. E. Rush
Physician: D. L. Madden
Fool: A. J. Dwan
Oswald: C. J. Kennedy
Goneril: C. R. Beam
Regan: J. C. Horn
Cordelia: F. P. Kasper


Source(s) Original Play Program, PNDP 76-Mi-01 AB1.1 (ND Archives). Notre Dame Scholastic Volume 37, March 19, 1904, p. 404.

Play Title: Hamnet Shakspere

Author: John Lane O'Connor
Dates Performed: April 4, 1904
Director: Professor Henry Dickenson
Stage Manager: Not found
Sponsoring/Producing Organization: Philopatrian Society

Cast List

Hamnet Shakspere: M. J. Clarke
William Shakspere: George Kreer
Aaron Hathaway: D. F. Kelly
Willie Hart: J. Fox
Bob Bunch: B. O. Leftwich
Ned Burton: J. R. Morrison
Wat Brewster: C. Joy
Diavolo: J. Condon
Adrino: M. Wallerstein
Yeppo: C. T. McDermont
Bozzo: D. Knox
Roberio: J. C. Fanger
Karpo: E. L. Symonds
Pedro: O. Feltwich
Edwardo: V. Hearn
Elvino: T. J. Popp
Luigi: P. A. Weisse
Giovani: M. B. Carraber
Cecato: C. A. Sorg
Valerio: W. Heyl
Silvio: L. McCabe
Tom Brown: E. McGrath
Dick Norman: L. E. Symonds
Harry Hall: E. L. Mooney
Jack Lee: P. Powell
Bert King: C. B. O'Connor
George Barnes: T. Butler

Notes: Pictures from this appearance can be found in this issue of the Scholastic.

Source(s) Notre Dame Scholastic, Volume 37, April 9, 1904, p. 452.