Gist Theatre Ephemera Collection, W77 - W83

Inventoried by Cathy Gaines, July 2017; Acc# 7062

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maryland Theatres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organization

Type

# of Items

Dates

Box

Notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Act Two Dinner Theatre

Programs

6

1984-1987, 1990

W77

beginning in 1986 called Mimmi Lorenzo,Jr's Act Two Dinner Theatre

The Almedian Light Opera Company

Programs

6

1949-1959

W77

many performances to benefit The John Denues Scholarship Fund

Alumni Theatre Company of Catonsville Community College

Programs

1

1995

W77

to benefit the Lloyd Goren Memorial Fund

The Annapolis Opera

Programs

1

1997

W77

 

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

Programs

10

1967, 1988-1989

W77

 

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

Programs

11

1990-1998

W77

 

Baltimore City College

Programs

3

1945,1951-1953

W77

 

Baltimore Civic Center

Programs

7

1963-1965

W77

 

Baltimore Civic Opera

Programs

2

1952, 1970

W81

founded 1950, became Baltimore Opera Company in 1970

Baltimore Opera Company

Announcements

11

undated

W81

most announcements include ticket order forms; 1950-1969 known as Baltimore Civic Opera

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

5

1974-1975

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

4

1976

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

3

1977

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

6

1978-1980

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

4

1981

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

5

1982

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

4

1983

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

5

1984

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

6

1985

W81

Leontyne Price concert at Meyerhoff

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

6

1986-1987

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

6

1988

W81

Joan Sutherland benefit concert with Baltimore Symphony at Meyerhoff, includes ticket, announcement and photocopy of review

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

4

1989

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

4

1990

W81

includes program Menotti's The Medium performed at Frederick Douglass High School and Baltimore School for the Arts

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

3

1991

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

3

1992

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

4

1993

W81

program and announcement of Chris Merritt benefit concert held at Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

3

1994

W81

Macbeth with James Morris as Macbeth and Jerome Hines and Banquo

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

8

1995

W81

Chris Merrit, James Morris, Stephan Piatnychko, Susan Powell, Florence Quitvar and Deborah Voigt benefit concert; Susannah performed at Lurman Woodland Theater

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

6

1996

W81

includes performance of Regina at Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

8

1997

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

6

1998

W81

includes The Tale of Johnnie S. Kickey performed at Langsdale Auditorium for Artscape

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

5

1999

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

8

2000-2001

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Programs

4

2002

W81

 

Baltimore Opera Company

Overture

9

2003-2004

W81

includes performance by Baltimore Opera Studio at Beth Tfiloh Community School

Baltimore Shakespeare Festival

Programs

1

2004

W77

 

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Programs

4

1952-1970

W79

prior to the opening of Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in September 1982, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performed at Lyric Theatre

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Overture

3

1985-1986

W79

quarterly magazine includes articles and programs with notes for performances

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Overture

4

1987

W79

 

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Overture

3

1988-1989

W79

 

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Overture

6

1990-2000

W79

programs for dance and opera chorus performances with music by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra filed with Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

The Barnstormers

Programs

1

1966

W77

Johns Hopkins University, benefit for "The Difference" Fund

Bolton Hill Dinner Theatre

Programs

1

undated

W77

 

Catonsville Community College Barnstormers

Programs

1

1996

W77

not related to the Barnstormers above

Center Stage

Programs

9

1963/64; 1965/66

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

7

1966/67

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

5

1967/68-1968/79

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

7

1969/70-1971/72

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

6

1975/76

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

4

1976/77

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

5

1977/78

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

5

1978/79

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

5

1979/80

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

8

1980/81

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

5

1981/82

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

6

1982/83

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

4

1983/84

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

6

1984/85

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

6

1985/86

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

7

1986/87

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

9

1987/88

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

9

1988/89-1989/90

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

5

1990/1991

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

6

1991/92

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

8

1992/93-1994/95

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

8

1995/96-1997/98

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

7

1998/99

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

7

1999/00-2000/01

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

5

2001/02

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

8

2002/03-2003/04

W80

 

Center Stage

Programs

5

2004/3005

W80

 

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre

Programs

1

1969

W77

 

Columbia Theatre Associates

Programs

4

1957-1958

W77

 

The Comic Opera Company

Programs

1

1966

W77

 

Dumbarton Junior High School

Programs

1

1961

W77

 

Dundalk Concert Association

Programs

7

1999-2000

W77

 

Everyman Theatre

Programs

7

2001-2002

W77

 

Everyman Theatre

Programs

6

2003-2004

W77

 

Everyman Theatre

Programs

6

1946-1949

W77

 

Ford's Theatre

Programs

1

undated

W79

 

Ford's Theatre

Programs

6

1946-1949

W79

 

Ford's Theatre

Programs

18

1950-1957

W79

1955 Katharine Cornell and Tyrone Power in The Dark is Light

Ford's Theatre

Programs

19

1958-1959

 

1958 Cyril Ritchard in Visit to a Small Planet; 1959 Joan Fontaine in Hilary

Ford's Theatre

Programs

13

1960

W79

Bert Lahr as Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Ford's Theatre

Programs

18

1961

W79

 

Ford's Theatre

Programs

17

1962

W80

Jane Fonda in The Fun Couple

Ford's Theatre

Programs

6

1963-1964

W80

1963 Tallulah Bankhead in The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore; Ford's Theatre closed February 1964, program from final play, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Form, is included

Ford's Theatre

Cast lists

6

1946-1949

W80

accompanying note: "These single sheet programs were used in the 2nd balcony at Ford's Theatre."

Ford's Theatre

Cast lists

46

1950-1957

W80

 

Ford's Theatre

Cast lists

19

1964, undated

W80

includes letter from The Theatre Guild to subscribers soon before Ford's Theatre closed about a new playhouse soon to be built at Charles Center

Ford's Theatre

announcements and ticket order forms

7

1964, undated

W80

 

Goucher Colletge

Programs

8

1988-1992, undated

W77

 

Handel Choir of Baltimore

Programs

1

2003

W77

 

Harford Opera Theatre

Programs

1

1975

W77

 

The Hilltop Musical Company

Programs

1

1952

W77

includes ticket stub

The Hilltop Theatre

Programs

6

1951-1956

W77

also called Hilltop Theatre in the Round, Inc. and The Hilltop Theatre-Parkway

Hippodrome Theatre

Programs

7

2004-2005

W77

 

The Johns Hopkins Playshop

Programs

1

1953

W77

Emlyn Williams as Charles Dickens

Johns Hopkins University

Programs

1

1977

W77

Julie Harris in The Belle of Amherst; presented by Office of Special Events and Office of the Dean of Students

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Programs

8

1985-2000, undated

W77

concerts and dance performances by various groups; see: Baltimore Symphony Orchastra for their programs (including perforances at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, which opened in 1982)

Loch Raven Junior High School

Programs

1

1966

W77

 

The Lyric Opera House

Programs

10

1982-1985

W79

 

The Lyric Opera House

Playbills and Programs

10

1986-1989

W79

 

The Lyric Opera House

Playbills and Programs

12

1990-1993

W79

 

The Lyric Opera House

Playbills and Programs

7

1994-1995

W79

 

The Lyric Opera House

Playbills and Programs

20

undated

W79

Carol Channing in Hello Dolly!, Richard Chamberlain in The Sound of Music, Jerry Lewis in Damn Yankees

Lyric Theatre

Programs

13

1948-1958

W79

Tyrone Power and Raymond Massey in John Brown's Body; libretto for La Taiatta

Lyric Theatre

Programs

15

1960-1964

W79

Katherine Cornell in Dear Liar, Dame Judith Anderson as Lady Macbeth and Medea,

Lyric Theatre

Programs

12

1965-1969

W79

many dance performances

Lyric Theatre

Programs

6

1970-1973

W79

many dance performances

The Maryland Ballet

Programs

1

1996

W77

 

Maryland Lyric Opera

Programs

3

1998-2002

W77

 

Maryland Stage Company

Programs

3

1967

W77

Hello Dolly! With Betty Grable in the title role; Jose Ferrer as Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha

The Maryland State Boychoir

Programs

1

2

W77

 

Maryland Theatre

Programs

6

1949-1950

W77

ticket stubs stapled to several programs

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Stage program vol. 1

13

1967/68

W78

Daphne in Cottage D with Sandy Denhis as Daphne; Ginger Rogers as Dolly in Hello Dolly!

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Stage program vol. 2

13

1968/69

W78

Jimmy Shine with Dustin Hoffman in the title role; Beatrice Arthur played Jeg in A Mother's Kisses; Mark Twain Tonight! Solo performance by Hal Holbrook; Mary Martin and Robert Preston in I Do, I Do!

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Stage program vol. 3

7

1969

W78

 

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Stage program vol. 4

7

1970

W78

Anna Maria Alberghetti as Polly in The Boyfriend; Play it Again, Sam featured Red Buttons in the role of Allan Felix.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Stage program vol. 5

5

1971

W78

Rydolf Nuryev performed as guest artist with the Australian Ballet; Katharine Hepburn starred in Coco.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Stage program vol. 6

10

1971/72

W78

And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little featured Julie Harris as Alma Reardon and Kim Hunter as Catherine Reardon.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Stage program vol. 7

4

1976

W78

George C. Scott as Foxwell J. Sly in Sly Fox; Jerry Lewis and Lynn Redgrave starred in Hellzapoppin; Carol Channing in The Bed Before Yesterday.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

10

1977

W78

Liv Ullman in title role of Anna Christie; Golda featured Anne Bancroft in the title role.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

8

1978

W78

Carol Channing in Hello Dolly!; Tony Randall as Harold Hill in The Music Man.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

19

1979

W78

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney with Deborah Kerr in the title role; Eartha Kitt played Sahleem-La-Lume in Timbuktu; Tom and Dick Smothers starred in I Love My Wife with Tom as Alvin and Dick as Wally.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

7

1980

W78

Imogene Coca as Mrs. Underwood in Makin' Whoopee!

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

12

1981

W78

Othello featured James Earl Jones as Othello and Christopher Plummer as Iago.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

8

1982

W78

Jessica Tandy as Annie Nations in Foxfire; Eli Wallach in Twice Around the Park.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

6

1983

W78

 

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

4

1984

W78

 

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

5

1985

W78

 

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

7

1986

W78

 

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

7

1987

W78

Blythe Spirit featured Richard Chamberlain as Charlie, Blythe Danner as Elvera, Judith Ivey as Ruth, and Geraldine Page as Madame Arcati

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

2

1988

W78

Chita Rivera in Can-Can.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

5

1989

W78

Driving Miss Daisy with Julie Harris as Daisy, June Lockhart as Clairee and Barbara Rush as M'Lynn. Rex Harrison starred as Lord Porteus in The Circle.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

6

1990-1991

W78

 

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

7

1992-1993

W78

 

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

4

1995

W78

Stieglitz Loves O'Keeffe starred Stacy Leach and Margot Kidder; Tommy tune played Charley Baxter in The Buskers.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

6

1996

W78

Stefanie Powers as Margo Channing in Applause.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

8

1997

W782

Barrymore with Christopher Plummer in the title role.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

2

circa 2000, 2002

W78

Tallulah featured Kathleen Turner in the title role.

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills

13

undated

W78

A - L, by title

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills and Programs

12

undated

W78

M - W, by title

Morris A. Mechanic Theatre

Playbills and Programs

44

undated

W78

A-W, by title

The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Programs

4

1985-1990, undated

10

events include concerts and dance performances by various groups; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra programs, including performances in Symphony Hall (opened 1982) are filed separately.

The Municipal Opera Company of Baltimore, Inc.

Programs

10

1990-2004

9

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

6

1954-1959

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

5

1960-1965

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

9

1971-1973

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

10

1974-1975

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

9

1976-1977

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

10

1978-1979

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

11

1980-1981

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

9

1982-1983

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

9

1984-1985

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

5

1986

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

5

1987-1988

W79

 

Olney Theatre

Programs

4

1996-2000

W79

 

Opera a la Carte

Programs

1

1996

W77

 

Opera Vivente

Programs

1

2000

W77

 

Operetta Renaissance, Inc.

Programs

2

1985/86-1989

W77

 

Oregon Ridge Dinner Theatre

Programs

3

1995, undated

W77

 

The Paint and Powder Club

Programs

2

1989, 1996

W77

 

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

5

1960

W78

 

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

14

1961

W78

Showgirl with Carol Channing in the lead role

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

12

1962

W78

Martha Rae starring in Wildcat

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

11

1963

W78

Fess Parker in Oklahoma!

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

9

1964

W78

Anna Maria Alberghetti in West Side Story

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

10

1965

W78

Annie Get Your Gun starring Lee Remick

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

10

1966

W78

Liza Minnelli in The Pajama Game

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

6

1967

W78

 Peg with Eartha Kitt in the title role

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

10

undated

W78

Edie Adams starring in Mame

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

8

undated

W78

Angela Lansbury starring in Mame

Painters Mill Music Fair

Programs

7

undated

W78

Carol Channing in title role or Lorelei and Angela Lansbury as Rose in Gypsy; also includes article from unidentified periodical, "The Profit's in Tents" by Steve Gavin

Pikesville High School

Programs

3

1995-1996, undated

W77

 

Pikesville High School Alumni Choir

Programs

2

circa 1997, undated

W77

Chris Merritt performance to benefit Pikesville High School Music Department; choir performing with others in NaBucco

The RAPP Theatre Company/RAPP Resident Theatre Company

Programs

4

1988, undated

W77

 

The Spotlighters

Programs

1

1998

W77

 

Stanton Theatre

Programs

7

1964-1965, undated

W77

Myrna Loy in Barefoot in the Park; Gertrude Berg  in Dear Me, The Sky is Falling

Theatre Hopkins

Programs

2

1999-2001

W77

 

Towson Community Concert Association

Programs

1

1966

W77

 

Towsontown Center Stage Players

Programs

4

1978, undated

W77

 

TowsonTowne Musical Dinner Theatre

Programs

2

1984

W77

 

 

 

 

 

W77

 

Vagabond Theatre

Programs

5

1952-1956

W77

 

Vagabond Theatre

History

1

2008

W77

"The Vagabond Players, Inc. of Baltimore" by Robert S. Gist, a paper written as a college freshman in 1952 [photocopy] accompanied by a note and acknowledgements prepared by Gist in 2008. 

The Victorian Lyric Opera Company

Programs

1

2000

W77

 

The Walters Art Gallery

Programs

1

1986

 

Library of Congress Summer Chamber Festival

The Washington Savoyards, Ltd.

Programs

5

1999-2000, undated

W77

founded as the Montgomery Savoyards, the name changed in1981 to include the entire Washington metropolitan area

White Marsh Dinner Theatre

Programs

5

1987-1991

W77

 

The Young Victorian Theatre Company

Programs

5

1997-2002

W77

 

Unidentified

Cast lists

2

undated

W77

Don Swann, Jr. presents Lo and Behold by John Patrick directed by Ray Boyle; Hello, Dolly! with dancers supplied by Wally Saunder's Dance Studio in Baltimore

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Maryland Theatres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organization

Type

# of Items

Dates

Box

Notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delaware

 

 

 

 

 

The Ardensingers

Programs

1

2001

W83

Arden, Delaware

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

 

 

Fulton Opera House

Programs

6

1982-1983

W82

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Fulton Opera House

Programs

6

1984

W82

 

Fulton Opera House

Programs

5

1985

W82

 

Fulton Opera House

Programs

7

1986

W82

includes "1986 Humanities Booklet #1"

Fulton Opera House

Programs

4

1987

W82

 

Fulton Opera House

Programs

6

1988-1991

W82

 

Strand Theatre

Programs

2

1985/86, undated

W82

York, Pennsylvania

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

9

1976-1979

W82

Fayetteville, Pennsylvania

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

15

1980

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

6

1981

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

7

1982

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

5

1983

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

6

1984

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

6

1985

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

6

1986

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

6

1987

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

6

1988

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

6

1989

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

6

1990

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

5

1991

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

5

1992

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

4

1993

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

5

1994

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

4

1995

W82

1995-2005 Caledonia Theatre Company

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

5

2000

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

6

2001

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

6

2002

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

3

2003

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

4

2004

W82

 

Totem Pole Playhouse

Programs

5

2005

W82

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Virginia

 

 

 

 

 

Colonial Williamsburg

Programs

1

1960

W83

Williamsburg, Virginia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Washington, DC

 

 

 

 

 

Arena Stage

Programs

7

1971/72-1972/73

W83

 

Arena Stage

Programs

5

1973-1981,undated

W83

 

Summer Opera

Programs

6

1985-1987

W83

The Hartke Theatre

Summer Opera

Programs

5

1988-1990

W83

 

Summer Opera

Programs

5

1991-1993

W83

 

Summer Opera

Programs

6

1994-1996

W83

 

Summer Opera

Programs

3

1998, 2000

W83

 

Summer Opera

Programs

4

2001-2002

W83

 

Games