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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 2, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Plav review Early Jerome Kern at of est on Bennington Banner. Friday. July 2. 1965-5 seaplane recovered by ski divers take Hir she mini the c caravan theatre s Holiday comedy at Tho Dorset playhouse delineates a fathers troubles in keeping up in the a adolescent wilderness with a growing daughter. A comic switch on the Mother son syndrome the play which runs through sunday night features Diavid Siever Center As the Long suffering Parent and Donna Lee Wilson left As Moville his daughter. Pam Reichert right plays a College Friend. Row Imam review Larava ners spoof growing i take. He shr �?T8 Vunk. A comedy by Phoebe and Henry Kph on opened last night at the Dorset playhouse presented by the caravan theatre to run tonight saturday and Sun Day staged by Patricia far Michael setting by Anthony Dingman lighting design by George Blanchard with the following cast Moville Michaelson f rank Michaelson Anne Michaelson la Michaelson airline clerk Emmett Ade in my dough a la Sarah Walker Donna 1-ee Wilson David slaver Fri yells Nierendorf Faith Catlin Michael Brett Hap fans Renee Sally forties Mary Catter Doon Bowdry Peter von Mayrhauser first freshman second Reshman Rich Ani Cluck Alfred self Finger Alex looms or. Waltmyer Linda i it Ehman Clancy or. Huh Betta David Mchenry Michael Brett John Secor Jim Harrison Warren Knowlton Fred Carmichael Reichert in or Are Blanchard Ronald l. Savoy by Wil my ii of r i Dorset a half the fun of the second show at Dorset rests solidly in the total Absurdity of that group activity loosely known As a growing lest the title suggest a charming evening of sophisticated adultery let the implication pass. This play is a clean comic switch on that freudian warhorse of the past 40 years the Mother son syndrome. A take her she a mine a is quite simply a fathers plea to any and All in the struggle to keep up with his growing daughter. The original of the Story was started by Eugene of Neil with a nah i remember a if of Nam. Ion Henf r t telephones business. .442-6300 newsroom. 442-2800 advertising. .442-2684 the Bennington Banner is published Dally except sunday and Legal holidays at 428 main St., Bennington vt., by the Banner publishing corporation. Member of United press International which is entitled exclusively to use for republication of All local news printed in this newspaper As Well As All up news dispatches. Home delivery by aerie and motor delivery Loe per Day subscription rates by mall for 50-Mue radius and All Vermont 3 months $6.30, 6 months $11.70,1 year $22.50 elsewhere in the . 3 months $7.00 6 months $13.00 i year $25.00 special rates for servicemen. Second class postage paid at Bennington it. Comedy line from a Takeoff of of Neil s Saga of growing up in the average Middle class american family which went a nah a a a a wilderness a in a take her she a mine Donna Lee Wilson As the College bound Home Loving self entered daughter is the quintessence of the adolescent wilderness. David Siever As her adoring father is the Pioneer across the trackless wastes of freshman falsity Sophomore rebellion Junior solidity and a but the journey s Over before graduation the younger daughter is off to College and the Long suffering Mother polishes off the evening with the deathless words of any Pioneer a i never thought you a make Phyllis Nierendorf is the excellent dispassionate Mother and Faith Catlin is the wholly convincing younger sister. Fourteen other members of the caravan company and guests from the county help the family through the perilous times of abundance and famine and a brisk film like montage of Iii no i iou Gainesville a. Up a a Chicken Frankfurter called the a Bird dog has been developed in this broiler raising area which Hopes it will enjoy at least some of the popularity of the a hot a it has a hot dog taste chewy All meat consistency a said Joe Mcever one of the producers. Mcever said the Bird dog is mostly Chicken with pork and some beef blended in for flavor. Scenes and narrations keep the Charm flowing freely and the quips crackling. Half the fun is the Absurdity of it All but the other half is solid Craft. This Dorset company is a Fine one with some delightful performers at work. Already some very Fine and highly varied work has been shown by Richard Savoy David Siever Phyllis Nierendorf Mary Carter and Warren Knowlton. These people Are interesting personalities in whatever direction they direct their attention and show a level of Craft control of a High order. The next few weeks look Good at Dorset with pay dirt just ahead in them thar Hills. Leave it to Jane. A musical comedy by Jerome Kern Book and lyrics by Guy Bolton and . Weds House opened Weston a summer season thursday night to play tonight saturday and sunday at 8 80, with saturday matinee at 8 directed by Robert Laibach or musical director William Deveau choreography by Hugh Cameron sets by Florence Grant with the following cast Ollie Mitchell Fred Ewers Matty Mcgowan Munson Hicks stub Telmadge Tom Foley a a silent Murphy Arthur Boatin president Witherspoon Tom i vol i Bessie Tanner Christina Fadala Flora Wiggins Elisabeth Davison prof. Howard Talbot Hugh Cameron Jan Witherspoon Fredericks Fuller Hiram Bolton . Elwert Sally Cameron Kathryn Tracy Billy Bolton James Mitchell Hon. Elan Hicks Domenic Pallaria Harold bub Hicks Lee Sparks by Paul Hurlburt Weston a Campus sweethearts and sons of alumni gambled together at the Weston playhouse last night in a Jerome Kern musical that persuasively re creates the Gai ties that went along with College in the Good old Days. A leave it to Jane a which opened the 29th season at Weston was one of the earliest attempts at american musical comedy and perhaps the first to use the Campus scene As its setting. In the 1917 play Pioneer Kern with Guy Bolton and . Wodehouse who wrote Book and lyrics intended merely to fuse an innocent in comedy of american life with tunes that Bounce and Sway to a Bright Tempo. Weston did not betray these intentions last night for it surely did not exceed them. But on the other hand the players were not quite satisfying in their undeniably conscientious attempt to fulfil the ambitions of playwright poet and composer. If the songs swayed a and not simply of their own Accord for they were indeed Well rendered a the dialogue unfortunately was not up to Par. With few exceptions the entire company was in a race from curtain time to curtain Call. And while Rushing about could Only exhilarated the another Cushion a want Cor designer another fashion award Feather has been placed in the hat of to Palms Luksus Young Bennington designer and producer of High fashion fabrics. Luksus this week was one of three persons receiving a special Coty american fashion critics award for his outstanding contribution to the world of fabrics. Luksus creates both silk screened printed and Woven fabrics. According to a new York times account of the Coty awards Luksus a brings an artists View to the creation of fal it rfcs. His unusual dress prints make use of fresh techniques and a viewpoint that has been liken come Home cx-1 vermonters development Lief to. T Montpelier a a program to Tell former vermonters now living in other states of the growing opportunities available in their native state is timing conducted by the Vermont development department. Test advertising run this week in six cities throughout Massachusetts Connecticut and new York states brought an initial reply from More than 150 sex vermonters. The message Points to the current Industrial expansion and recreation growth and position available inside Salesman for hardware and building material Joo Startin. with benefits Opportunity for advancement apply in person h. Greenberg amp son. Inc. 321 main St. Dial 26325 Bennington that Vermont is a a booming in its own quiet Way. Under the plan the add in conjunction with the department of employment Security will assist these persons in attempts to relocate in Vermont particularly in areas where certain skilled workers Are being sought. At the same time the add will also attempt to enlist some of these persons As Volunteer contacts for possible promotional and publicity campaigns concerning Vermont in various communities throughout the country. Former vermonters have organized into clubs in some cities and assist Vermont agencies when requested generating favourable publicity for the state in their sections of the nation. Persons responding to the current program will receive follow up information on Vermont and names will be retained for Contact at later intervals. Dartmouth prof la ill id less automated . Digger Lii ing Power super duper Market depot Street Bennington it. I a by tire Friend compare All others and you la buy rom a color to e. T. Williams 0pp0si1 e old soldiers Home phone 2-6858 guest speaker at the friends of the Library meeting next thursday at 8 . In the Library social room will be a Dartmouth College faculty member prof. Henry b. Williams who is chairman of drama in the department of English at the College. Prof. Williams has been director of experimental theatre at Dartmouth since 1931, in his talk thursday the plays he will concentrate on will be George Bernard Shaw s a Heartbreak House Quot a waiting for godot Quot by Samuel Becket a Green pastures by Marc Connelly and a the dark is Light enough by Christopher Fry. Prof. Williams has been a contributor to encyclopedias and professional journals and has been an exhibitor in the theater arts in Many places. His special interest has been in the history of the theater costumes and particularly in Gilbert and Sullivan. An invitation is extended to anyone interested. I i Chol. Peignoir and shill gown its it $9.00 lingerie dept. Pep rally at the Start of act two it nevertheless did much to deteriorate the More sentimental scenes of the play. So wound up was the audience in the movement it could scarcely have been expected to perceive the blossoming Romance Between stub and Bessie until their rather Blunt Hatch up in the end. The players were too anxious to account Well of themselves individually and did not jell As a group. If they had simply relaxed a bit and tried living together a leave it to Jane after All is not slapstick but a comedy of life they would have discovered that living can be a vibrant affair without Rushing about. Thanks to piano accompanist William Deveau who also was musical director the orchestra was not in the least big missed. The piano virtuoso succeeded in creating All kinds of sentiments and shades at the keyboard that provided a Fine complement to some equally Fine singing. Fredericka Fuller As the captivating daughter of the College president was perhaps most in tune with Kern a singular style but her Lover football Champion James Mitchell also performed admirably. Not Only was their singing full of ease and expression but their acting displayed a much appreciated discrimination in tone and gesture. Lee Sparks who unlike Many Sinatra say no Hollywood up a Frank Sinatra says he definitely will not play the James Bond role in a Casino royales despite rumours to the contrary. Of the others was not a special import for the performance deserves recognition for an attractive voice and delivery As a Singer and a competent transformation of character Midway in the play. Another Fine Singer perhaps most sensitive to the response of the audience was Christina Fadala the veritable a miss Atwater College of 1917�?� despite her Tomboy role. Disappointing was Elizabeth Davison As Flora Wiggins the boy crazy daughter of the town Boardinghouse keeper. As somebody else miss Davison would have been one of the stars but she seemed miscast for the role. No Adverse comments should be made about her singing but As a woman she was much too Beautiful to be boy crazy and too unconcern ugly refined to be the daughter of the town boarding housekeeper. We will look Forward to better things of miss Davison in the future. While a leave it to Jane is one of Kern a earliest and least known plays its songs yet have All the magic of the familiar tunes from audiences will particularly enjoy a the sirens song a rendered by Jane Bessie and the girls they will be intrigued with the emphatic a there it is again a and a sir Galahad and the a football song should not fall to Rouse them. And if the Weston players manage to slow Down a bit in performances tonight saturday and sunday audiences will discover that the oldest playhouse in the area is indeed off to another Good Start in a season of Light comedies and other dramatic offerings. Milton it. Up a a single engine seaplane which Sank monday night in Arrowhead Mountain Lake near Here was recovered by ski divers wednesday. The Craft was lying on the Bottom of the Lake in 12 feet of water. The recovery operation was effected by the ski divers who used a Bunch of truck tires to float the Craft to the surface. The Craft was then towed in near Shore by Powerboat. The final operation was accomplished with a Large Winch. The plane Sank monday night As its Pilot was attempting to make a Landing on the Lake and cracked into a series of Power lines Strung across the water. Watching the operation wednesday was the Pilot Arthur Wyeth 24, of Moonachie n.j., and one of the passengers Patricia Mcgarghan of new York City. Wyeth and miss Mcgarghan were not badly Hurt and two new York City men also escaped serious injury. Teacher actress Hollywood up a Shelby Grant former school teacher turned actress co stars with James Coburn in a your Man Flint at 20th Century Fox. De to that of Matisse. 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