1947

The Early Years: Children’s Theater 1947

The third season for the Children’s Theater of San Diego summertime drama workshops began after the end of school, in June 1947. Workshop directors Lois De Lannoy and Beth Masterson announced auditions for 100 spots in the program for students age 11-16. On the day of the tryouts at Roosevelt Junior High School Auditorium, 115 kids showed up!

Three production classes were held, for two one-act plays to be performed by the younger students, and one longer play, The King of the Golden River, for the older students. Assisting De Lannoy and Masterson in the Children’s Theater program were members the Footlights Theater group.

1946/1947 Season

1947 Ten Percent Tommy

1947 One-Act Plays

Ten Percent Tommy
Written by Joseph Carlton
Anne Gets a Break
Written by J.C. McMullen

Directed by Lois De Lannoy and Beth Masterson
Assisted by Footlights Theater members

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The King of the Golden River

The King of the Golden River

Directed by Lois De Lannoy and Beth Masterson
Adapted for the Stage by Robert I. Landis
From the Book by John Ruskin
Choreographed by Lee Cole

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