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Chicago's State Street is Setting for Play
Chicago's State Street is Setting for Play
TitleChicago's State Street is Setting for Play
CreatorLesner, Sam
DescriptionNotes that "Windy City" is coming to Chicago starting Thursday May 16, following Philadelphia and Boston performances. He gives a brief list of cast and credits for the play and mentions that Phillip (sic) Yordan, the writer of Anna Lucasta, is its author. He claims Katherine Dunham as a Chicagoan, along with Yordan, and finishes the piece with a sentence or two about the plot: a third-generation Chicago gambler's reformation for the sake of love.
CollectionSCRC Text (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
SubcollectionKatherine Dunham Papers
Original Publication SourceChicago Illinois News (?)
Place WrittenChicago, IL
Subjects -titlesWindy City
Subjects -peopleYordan, Phillip ; Kollman, Richard ; Jurman, Walter ; Webster, Paul Francis ; Reveaux, Edward ; Dunham, Katherine ; Milezener, Joe ; Conte, John ; Miller, Susan ; Shean, Al ; Williams, Frances ; Faye, Joey ; Smith, Loring
Other topicsGreat Northern Theater
Collection ID/Box#FP20_7_F1DUNHAM_B102_F14_05
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TranscriptChicago Slate Street Is Setting for Play
an ocean-goins freighter from its river bertli, so s play about State.= t. called "Windy City" is quite in
Phillip Yordan, who wrote ''An¬ na Lucasta, " is author of "Windy City." a play with music which bows into the Great Northern Theater Thursday evening, May 16.
The Richard Kollmar produc¬ tion of "Windy City" is coming here fresh from engagements in Philadelphia and Boston. Walter
.Jurman ba? written Ibe music and
Paul Francip Webster the lyrics.
Katherine Dunham, considered
staged the dances and Jo Miel¬ ziner is responsible for the "Win¬ dy City" settings.
Featured in the cast of the mu¬ sical play are John Conte, Susan Miller, Al Shean (of Gallagher Shean), Frances Wilhams, Joey Faye and Loring Smith.
Directed by Edward Reveaux, "Windy City'' tells the story of the gambling O'Briens, Danny, and Martin and Gramps, and of Danny's love for Lola, and ot his efforts, for her sake, to break
jy'WRn bis haphazard way nf
FALSTAFF and Sherlock Holmes are Hie two best-known fictional characters, according to Charles Cobum.
It is 3!! the tat and jovial Fal- ¦staff that Mr. Coburn will be seen m the Theater Guild's presenta- ¦tion of "The Merry 'Wives ot Windsor" at the Erlanger Theater, beginning Monday, May 20.
This is the second play of the Theater Guild's permanent Shakespeare company and brings Mr. Coburn back to the legitimate stage after an absence of eight
Jessie Royce Landis, who was Queen Hermione in "The Winter's Tale, " the first of the Guild's Shakespearean ventures seen by Chicagoans earlier this season, will be Mistress Ford for "Merry,
Original dimensions (cm.)11 x 21
Digital Object TypeImage
Digital File Format.tif
Digital File PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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