Czerny - Winfried

Youthful Players Revive Forlorn Outdoor Theater

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Czerny - Winfried - Youthful Players ' •/ . ' • •_,."• «x • - ; ....
Youthful Players ' •/ . ' • •_,."• «x • - ; . •. "i By Carolyn Habbeshaw < j ; : V. Tribune Staff Writer. Weeds,; broken boards, broken lights and cobwebs just aren't enough, to stop Salt Lake area performers, when they want'to go on.. '•,••' Takei the old Wasatch; Bowl,.near Ft. Douglas. The-last time it was used, many years, ago, was for a wrestling "match; But Tuesday at 8:30 p.m., it will be transformed into an old Heidelberg setting: : Under the sponsorship of the Salt Lake County- Recreation Department, and Mrs."-Winifred Erickson, director, Salt Lakers will view ; the .popular operetta "The Student Prince." : ' • . - rhiring rehearsals, vpices filled the air, but along with'this was the added attraction of hammering and sawing, as ; Recreation Department crews took charge of the'fixing up.'... . ; Hopes are held high, that" this new venture will be successful and similar productions will be nual event : in ;the open air theater. : -.'" The^ securing of talent from locaVresidents was no problem-at all, according to Mrs. Erickson, and this led to double casting of lead parts. . '•;•:.. The cast, itself boasts of over 100 members, including 50 voices in the chorus, 22 piece orchestra and 20 dancers. . . .The production^, is scheduled for four : nights with Robin Bennion and Winfried'Czerny singinjf the lead roles of "Kathie" and "Prince Karl Franz" Tuesday and Thursday, 1 and Marion Griffths and Philip R. Gregerson singing the leads Wednesday and Friday.

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 20 Aug 1961, Sun,
  3. Page 52

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