"Miss Garson is the only donor" of the theatre at SMU. 1989 - Age 85, she was already widowed at this point.

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Actress Garson funds SMU's new multi-million dollar theater Associated Press DALLAS — Actress Greer Garson Garson is funding a new multi-million dollar theater at Southern Methodist Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts, providing a permanent home for the university's film and video archives, university officials said Monday. The 50,000-square-foot addition, to be housed in the Owen Arts Center, Center, will include a classical thrust stage, according to Meadows Dean Eugene Bonelli. The Greer Garson Theatre will provide an important arena for the study and performance of classical theater, SMU President A. Kenneth Kenneth Pye said in announcing the gift today during a ceremony attended attended by the film and stage actress. actress. "This magnificent and generous gift from Miss Garson enhances SMU's position as one of the preeminent preeminent education and training centers for aspiring theater artists," artists," Pye said. "It is a continuation of her belief belief in theater at SMU, which began began in 1979 with the Greer Garson Awards for outstanding students in theater, "Pye said. A university spokeswoman, Vivian Vivian Cheadoe, said the university has "not been given an amount at this time because the construction bids are still out," but she said the center is expected to cost several million dollars. Miss Garson is the only donor, she said. The project is slated to be completed completed by fall 1991. Greer Garson speaks at Southern Methodist University _____ Bfi the talking It's the benefits to to or her an of

Clipped from The Galveston Daily News05 Dec 1989, TuePage 7

The Galveston Daily News (Galveston, Texas)05 Dec 1989, TuePage 7
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  • — "Miss Garson is the only donor" of the theatre at SMU. 1989 - Age 85, she was already widowed at this point.

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