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Specialized Indexes > Theatre Chronology


1933-1934 Academic Year

Play Title: The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare
Dates Performed: Dec. 17, 18, 1933
Director: Professor Frank W. Kelly
Stage Manager: unknown
Sponsoring/Producing Organization: The University Theatre Players

Cast List

Katherine: F. Theresa Chisolm
Baptista: Thomas Stritch
Petruchio: Eugene Blish
Grumis: Joe McCabe
Others: Joe Mansfield, Bill Hoffat, Ervin Goldman, Jack Sweeney, Jim Boyle, Bob Ward


Source: Dome 1934, 192-93

Play Title: Gold in the Hills or The Dead Sister's Secret

Author: J. Frank Davis
Dates Performed: April 16 and 17, 1934
Sponsoring/Producing Organization: The University Theatre
Venue: Washington Hall

Artistic Staff

Director: Professor Frank W. Kelly

Cast List

Lizzie Jones: Helen Peterson
Barbara Stanley: Charlotte Mourer
Hiram Stanley: Robert E. Ward
Nell Stanley: Irene Pyle
John Dalton: John Henry
Richard Murgatroyd: Eugene Blish
Sam Slade: Charles A. Jahr
Jenkins: Daniel Youngerman
A Derelict: John Lynch
Big Tim Slattery: James J. Boyle
Pete the Rat: George E. Wenz
Kate: Lois Gustafson
Slick Steve: Mitchell Tackley
Little Tommy: Master William Andres
The Professor: Charles Fehr
Accordion Sam: James Marohn
Bill the Dip: George Menard
One-Punch Dugan: Arthur Newmann
Chuck Conners: Joseph McCabe
Reginald Vanderlop: Frank Cane
Mrs. Vanderlop: Margaret Burroughs
Judith Vanderlop: Frances Barnette
Edith Vanderlop: Elizabeth Rowe
James H. Glue: Irwin Goldman
Happy: John Sweeney
Gashouse Sullivan: Frank McGahren
Jerry the Greek: William Hoffert
Other Bowery Characters: Thomas McCarthy, Robert Liddy, John Tobin, Lawrence Petitucce
Jack Roach, Richard Ferncase, Stanford Friedman, Andrew Hufnagel
James Dubbs, Joseph Alten:

Production Staff

Stage Manager: Joseph Alten
Assistants: Van Baur, Henry Dendler, Carmi Belmont, Vincent Jordan, Thomas Roach:
Master of Costumes: Frank McGahren
Costume Assistant: Daniel Brennan
Prompter: Daniel Youngermann


Source: Dome 1934, 288-89; Program, UNDA.

Play Title: Shades of Notre Dame - A Variety Show

Author: not found
Dates Performed: June 2, 1934
Director: not found
Stage Manager: not found
Sponsoring/Producing Organization: The University Theatre

Cast List

Notes: This play was offered in conjuction with commencement exercises

Source: Dome 1934, 139