The Central New Jersey Home News from New Brunswick, New Jersey on September 17, 1961 · 25
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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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Sunday, September 17, 1961
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i NEW BRUNSWICK, N." J., SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 196L 25 Foothill Ends With 'Tiger At the Gates' MIDDLESEX "Tiger at the Gates," directed by Charlette and Stanley Klein, closes the season this week at the Foothill Playhouse. Appearing in "Tiger" are such familiar names as Allan Whitney, Eve Johnson, Jocelyn Jones, William Beattie, Bruce Chandlee, Robert Wagner, Bill Zullinger, Dominic Festante, Tony Campo, Paul Hylant, James Fosbre, Judy Von See (busy backstage), Tor-rence Smith (his eight year, tenth play at Foothill), and Virginia White. Making first appearances in "Tiger" are Dorothy Freeman, Sally Smith and Oceana Briggs and Howe Van Riper. "Tiger at the Gates" is based upon an eternal problem war. The play opens on a platform stage, bare but for a pair of immense gates, where stalks the tiger of war. Hector, back from battle, comes as a peacemaker and convinces Ulysses and the populace of the insanity of war; and together they agree that the Trojan War shall not take place. "Tiger at the Gates" is presented Wednesday through Saturday at Foothill's Red Barn theater in Beechwood Avenue. NEW BRUNSWICK CIVIC THEATER ""x I - i'. "GIDGtT GOES HAWAIIAN" James Stewart Richard Widmark "TWO RODE TOGETHER" CHILDREN ALWAYS FREE I i , I X ' , , . I ' A I 1 1 ' ' , jk 'J if ? Ac i y : I WILL THEY MAKE IT? Four hopeful young women look at poster for opening show of the New Brunswick Civic Theater, wondering if they will be selected for roles in "Visit To A Small Planet," which the new amateur drama group plans to open Nov. 8. From left, seated: Mildred Handel and Edna Karlin. From left, standing: Luciila Gassaro and Marylee Smith. 'Flower Drum' At Papermill For 5 Weeks MILL-BURN "Flower Drum Song," crammed with many wonderful songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein comes to the Pa per Mill Playhouse Tuesday, for a five-week stay. The colorful, tuneful, sentimen tal show is a romance set in San Francisco's Chinatown, where ancient customs and mod ern American ways live side by side and often conflict. "Flow er Drum Song" tells the story of a girl who has come to Ameri ca as a picture bride, ready to wed whomever her father has contracted her to. The show tells how the girl, ready to live by Chinese stand ards, learns about American love-making, and heartbreak, when it appears that she will lose her boyfriend to an Americanized stripper in a Chinese nightclub. The company which will play at Paper Mill has been on a successful tour of summer tents and theaters. It has been a sellout whereever it has played, breaking house records every where. Included in the company are Yin Sun, Larry Leung, Maureen Tiongco, Harry Theyard, Joy Kim, Josephine Chianese, Conrad Yama, Franklin Siu and Arno Selco. New Comedy by Perelman Gets Pre-Broadtvay Try out TRENTON WAR MEMORIAL STAGE Kfd. A Thurs. Sept. 20 21. 8::)0 Quartet to Design Sets For Civic Theater Production - - run . ?: . Tax inc. Cl'RRY TICKET AGENCY I K. Willow St. EX -!!8 SUNDAY, SIPT. J7 100-Mile Midgcr Auta MONDAY, SIPT. J8 Speciol Children's Day In Perjon Huckleberry Hound Yogi Bear Man. thru Wed., Sept. 18-20 Rodeo feeturt Starring In Person Barbara Autry Thurs. & Fri., Sept. 21-22 IH PERSON ? DICK CLARK And His All Star Show Bobby Rydell Freddie Cannon Jo Ann Campbell Little Anthony JOHNNY AND THE HURRICANES THE JIVE FIVE Sat., Sept. 23, Afternoon Joi Chitwood'l Auta Thrill Show Sot., Sept. 23, Nite Only FIREMEN'S PARADE SUNDAY. SIPT. 24 00-Mile Championship Auto Race eiq Indianapolis Cars and Drivers The job of scenic design and construction for the New Brunswick Civic Theater presentation of "Visit to a Small Planet" has been filled, according to Wyclixfe McCracken, director. Arnolds Vilcins, graduate of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and his wife, Beverly Town-send Vilcins, who operate their own studio of design in Elizabeth, Jo Ann Spicer of New Brunswick, an advertising designer in Princeton, and Joseph Mannion, a Traphagen graduate and now industrial designer for Von Len-gerke & Antoine of New York City, will create the sets. Robert Garthwaite, associate producer of the nationally televised "Project 23" series, is production co-ordinator of the pla which will be presented for four nights, beginning Nov. 8 at the Presbyterian Church Auditorium, 100 Livingston Ave. Queried as to the selection of the comedy-farce as the group's first offering, Garthwaite stated: "It was chosen because we wanted to present something that was light and alse-an established hit. While it is farcial in content it has its own insane logic of a possible situation that is pinpointed daily in newspaper headlines." A meeting for performers and other workers interested in this project will be held Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the auditorium. 'Music Mari Due On Trenton Stage TRENTON-Meredith Willson's musical comedy hit, "The Music Man," will be seen on the stage of the War Memorial Theater Wednesday and Thursday evenings. The touring edition of the prize-winning musical has been following in the footsteps of the Broadway sh.'.w with its seventy-six trombones, fifty actors, singers and dancers, plus some twenty-five musicians. Satchmo Booked For Sunday Jazz MILLBURN The great Louis Armstrong and his All-stars will play a one-night stand at the Paper Mill Playhouse Sunday, Sept. 24, wit two performances at 6 and 9 p.m. Armstrong's appearance marks the first time that the great jazz trumpeter has made a local appearance. With him will be vocalist Jewel Brown, Irv Manning on bass, Danny Barcelona on the drum, Trummy Young, Joe Dar-ensbourg and Billy Kyle. NEW HOPE, Pa. - S. J. Perel-man's long-awaited new comedy, "The Beauty Part," starring Bert Lahr, will receive its world premiere at the Bucks County Playhouse for two weeks, starting Monday. Perelman is investigating new areas in his comedy. The current phenomena of every housewife's need to express herself in a creative field is viewed with some skepticism by the famed satirist. James Lee is the director of this venture, reuniting him with the playwright. He handled the dl. rection of Perelman's television opus "Malice In Wonderland." Lee is also a playwright of some stature, having authored the successful play and film "Career." Lahr , is surrounded with an GUILD READIES A 'WESTERN' EDISON In keeping with the western trend popular today, St. Matthew's Dramatic Guild is in rehearsal for its next production, "Calamity Jane." The action takes place in Deadwood City, Dakota Territory, in 1876. "Calamity" is being portrayed by Elsie Cohen. Les Tomalin will be Wild Bill Hickok, in love with "Calamity," but doesn't know it. Adelaide Adams, the singer whose picture is in every 'lucky' pack of cigarettes, will be played by Dorothy Drwal. Katie will be Marge Holmes and Danny, Ray McKay. Francis Fryer will be Geza Farkas, who is also the choreographer for the production. Deadwood's improvised doctor and undertaker, "Doc" Pierce, will be Dr. Eugene Childers. Others in the cast are Joseph Walsh, Arthur Toft, Vickie Mahan, Bill Feeheley, Dale Sutton, Andrew Sanfilippo, Dot Shattel, Marie Stofer, Carol Gonsalves, Ann Pol-lex, Judy Gallo, Mary Ann Stan-ko, Louise Hazelfeld and others comprising Indians, soldiers, chorus and dance hall girls. "Calamity Jane," a western musical comedy, will be presented Oct. 13, 14, 20 and 21 at Edison High School. Mrs. Esther Finkle- stein is director and Jackie Childers production manager. outstanding supporting cast which includes Jack Gilford, Neva Patterson, Larry Hagman, Carta Huston, Dan Tobin, Patricia Englund, David Doyle, Arnold Sobolofi and Bill Le Mas-sena. Perelman has had a hand in several previous stage productions, including "One Touch of Venus." In the films, his special brand of humor met with the zany Marx Erothers and he wrote many of their successful pictures including "Duck Soup" and "Animal Crackers." A few years ago he received an Academy Award for his screen play of "Around The World In Eighty Days." Lahr is critically recognized as one of the great clowns in show I business. He has starred in scores of Broadway plays and is recalled for his unforgettable film portrayal of the Cowardly Lion in "The Wizard of Oz." BERT LAHR The Straw Hat Circuit MIDDLEBUSH Village Barn Theatre: "An Italian Straw Hat." Wednesday through Friday at 8:30. MIDDLESEX Foothill Playhouse: "Tiger at the Gates," comedy, Wednesday through Saturday at. 8:40. MILLBURN Paper Mill Playhouse: "Flower Drum Song," musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Tuesday through Friday at 8:30; Saturday at 6 and 9; matinee Wednesday at 2:30. Jazz concert, Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars, next Sunday, 6 and 9. NEW HOPE, PA. Bucks County Playhouse: "The Beauty Part," new comedy by S. J. Perelman. Monday through Saturday at 8:30. Matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2. . ATTENTION ni:ancers PLAYERS' PYRAMID NOV CASTING 4 PLAYS BORN YESTERDAY SOUTH PACIFIC KISS ME, KATE STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to be presented at Fireside Restaurant in an entirely new concept of theatre! Tryouts 9 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday-Friday Sept. 20-22 at Fireside Restaurant, Rt. 1 For further information phone Vivian Pasiament, CH 9-2211 RADIO PROGRAMS V KCV'r; I ' no J f OR IHE BEST TV REPAIR, CALL "THE PTOftE OI'AtlTT Brill" 280 GEORGE ST., N. B. 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