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Skylark programs

Skylark programs, 1939-1962.

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Mixed materialSupervised use MWEZ+ n.c. 19848Offsite


Additional Authors
  • Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983.
  • Lawrence, Gertrude
  • Aldrich, Richard Stoddard, 1902-1986
  • Stoddard, Haila
  • Brent, Romney, 1902-1976
  • Susann, Jacqueline
  • Page, Geraldine
  • Itkin, Bella
  • Hughes, Barnard, 1915-2006
  • Howe, Helen, 1905-1975
1 bound volume of programs : illustrations, some in color; 24 cm
In honor of George Freedley
  • Autographs.
  • Theater programs.
  • Playbills.
  • Programs (1939 - 1962) for Skylark by Samson Raphaelson documenting amateur and regional productions in the United States. Of note are pre-Broadway try-outs for the original production starring Gertrude Lawrence, including at the Cape Playhouse (Dennis, Ma.) produced by Richard Aldrich; Haila Stoddard in Romney Brent's production at the Bucks County Playhouse (New Hope Pa.); the novelist Jacqueline Susann in a small role in her early acting career at the Bucks County Playhouse (New Hope, Pa.); Geraldine Page in Bella Itkin's production at the New Lake Zurich Playhouse (Ill.); Barnard Hughes in a production at the Tenthouse Theatre in the Round (Highland Park, Ill.).
  • Item 3, a program for the Anthony Wayne Theatre (Wayne, Pa.), contains an unauthenticated autographed by the actress and monologist, Helen Howe.
  • Compiled and bound by The New York Public Library.
Call Number
MWEZ+ n.c. 19848
Skylark programs, 1939-1962.
Type of Content
still image
Type of Medium
Type of Carrier
Added Author
Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983.
Lawrence, Gertrude, actor.
Aldrich, Richard Stoddard, 1902-1986, producer.
Stoddard, Haila, actor.
Brent, Romney, 1902-1976, director.
Susann, Jacqueline, actor.
Page, Geraldine, actor.
Itkin, Bella, director, teacher.
Hughes, Barnard, 1915-2006, actor.
Howe, Helen, 1905-1975, actor, autographer.
Added Title
In honor of George Freedley
Research Call Number
MWEZ+ n.c. 19848
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