Janie Sherman in Theatre Guild production, 28 Aug 1966, Kingsport Times-News, TN, p. 34.
Cast Selected For Netv Guild Offering Here The cast lias been announced and rehearsals are underway for Kingsport Thcalrc Guild's opening production of the 1DGO- 67 season, "Dark of the Moon," a mystical drama with folk music. THE GUILD'S FIRST production, production, written by William Richardson Richardson and Howard Gerney, is set for performances Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. The cast includes: Diane Spoden, Barbara Allen; Allen; Jim Durham, Preacher Haggler; David Zugschwerdt, Marvin; Jim Gritbb, Conjur Man; Emma Straley, Conjur Woman; Gale Dixon and Janie Sherman, witches; Rose Brooks, Mrs. Bergen; Tom Brooks, Atkins; Marvin Budd, Jenkins; David Little, Floyd. BELTON MOORE, MRS. ALLEN; Richard Titley, Mr. Allen; Joyce Morrison, Haltic; Lou Freyre, Mrs. Bcrgcti; Jerry Jerry Culbertson, Hank; Martha Lake, Edna; Joan Hensley, Greeny Gorman; Andrea Roller, Roller, Ella; Pete Freyre, Burl; Phyllis Greene, Mrs. Summoy; Stan Murray, A1r. Summey; and Mary Joyncr, Miss Metcaff. The play, which deals with a ivilch boy's unsuccessful effort lo live as a human being for a year, is interspersed with folk music and singing. The show Is the first with music to be staged by the guild. Arts Group Scls Moots Tlio Tennessee Commission on Ihc Performing Arts has announced a series of seven community meetings in September September and October, including including one at Johnson City. Local cultural groups, the commission says, may submit requests for participation and receive information about the aims and scope of the commission commission al the public meetings. meetings. No dute was listed for the Johnson City meeting. Other meetings will be at Memphis, Jackson, Nashville, Cooke- villc, Knoxville and Chattanooga. Chattanooga.