Patience
Or, Bunthorne’s Bride

1956

April 28 and 29
Darien Junior High School
Stage Director: Jeanne Fuller
Music Director: Joel Fairfax

Cast

Colonel¬† Calverly……………….Bernard Nemoitin
Major Murgatroyd…………….Francis Nelson
Lt Duke of Dunstable………..James Stamboni
Reginald Bunthorne…………Frederick Scharmer
Archibald Grosvenor………..Robert Murdoch
Solicitor…………………………….Robert Redniss
Lady Angela………………………Alice Kays
Lady Saphir……………………….Ellen Fairfax
Lady Ella……………………………Margaret Harris
Lady Jane…………………………..Eleanor Lagner
Patience…………………………….Dorothy Odle

Chorus of Rapturous Maidens

Carolyn Bardin, Graham Billard, Alicia Burrell, Sally Cruzen, Lois Davis, Caroline Dugdale, Ellen Gower, Lisbeth Leonard, Sue Mangini, Alice Mertz, Marjorie Power, Norma Porter, Louise Risque, Jane White, Eva Winterbottom.

Chorus of Officers of Dragoon Guards

Arthur Bower, Terry Bower, Peter Fontana, Jonathan French, Arthur Hall, John Lang, Hamlin Leonard, Louis Murphy, Emmanuel Valentine, Robert Winn, Edmund Winterbottom, Paul Wright.

Backstage: Dick Hitt, Virgina Dowding, Ida Scharmer

The Norwalk Hour

Troupers score new success…chalked up another triumph…to be congratulated on the near perfection of its diction.

Darien Review

Spirited Patience marred by fuzzy diction…