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Our Town

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Performed at the Capitol Theatre, April 23, 1940. Business Manager: Stanley Jennings; Publicity: France Lawrence, Richard Clodius, Nancy Libby, Lois Armstrong, Peggy Woodward, Patty Ann Schwab, Beryl Puckett, Betty Davis; Costumes: Norma Steele, Faith Peringer, Mary Linda Hronek, Virginia Hill, Louise Mohn, Jane Staats; Ticket Sales: Elizabeth DuBois; Off Stage Noises: Chester Henderson, Betty Waldron; Make-up: Norman Kelly, Bill Burd, Jack Hood, Beryl Puckett Cast: John W. Ackley (Stage Manager); Richard Clodius (Dr. Gibbs); Ed Adams (Joe Crowell); Dick Peterson (Howie Newsome); Evelyn Botting (Mrs. Gibbs); Dorothy Jane Burger (Mrs. Webb); Rodney Alexander (George Gibbs); Lois Armstrong (Rebecca Gibbs); Robert Stevens (Wally Webb); Delores Brown (Emily Webb); Bill Baber (Professor Willard); Tod Burnam (Mr. Webb); Betty Davis (Woman in the Balcony); Dick Turner (Man in the Auditorium); Eleanore Berney (Woman in the Auditorium); Stanley Jennings (Simon Stimson); Betty Jean Dykstra (Mrs. Soames); Dean Bauer (Constable Warren); Jack Ballard (Si Crowell); Gene Chaney (Sam Craig); Bill Byrd (Joe Stoddard); Clyda Calhoun (First Dead Woman); Marybelle Preston (Second Dead Woman); France Lawrence (Mr. Carter); Miles Ullman, Dick Davenport, John Barber (Asst. Stage Managers and Baseball Players); Choir: Bobbie Barnes, Betty Davis, Elizabeth DuBois, Betty Jean Dykstra, Patty Ann Schwab, Peggy Woodward, Ed Adams, Dean Bauer, Bill Byrd, Chester Henderson, Jack Hood; Pianist: Ruth Pearce; People of the Town: Helen Hoksa, Mary Linda Hronek, Nancy Libby, Marjorie Mortrude, Ruth McKinney, Sydney Parker, Shirley Scribner, Norma Steele, Betty Waldron, John Barber

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Thornton Wilder with John W. Ackley


Mrs. W. R. Davis

Set Design

Miles Ullman, Dic Davenport, John Barber

Props Design

Betty Waldron, Bobbie Barnes

Image Caption

John Ackley

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