The Magic Forest
July 20–27, 1954
San Diego City Park Playgrounds

The Tinkle Button
By Kathryn Lace
The Magic Forest
Dramatized by Jane Barry Lambert and William M. Lambert
From the Book by Stewart Edward White
King Thrushbeard
By the Brothers Grimm
Directed by Clare Murphy, Patricia Hansen and Betty Cunningham

Our 6th Season, 1953-1954

1954 One-Act Plays

These short plays were directed by Summer Session production class teachers Clare Murphy, Patricia Hansen and Betty Cunningham. The students performed the plays at community recreation centers and playgrounds throughout San Diego.

The Tinkle Button, a Short Comedy

Directed by Clare Murphy, Patricia Hansen and Betty Cunningham
Written by Kathryn Lace


The Magic Forest

Directed by Clare Murphy, Patricia Hansen and Betty Cunningham
Dramatized by Jane Barry Lambert and William M. Lambert
From the Book by Stewart Edward White


King Thrushbeard

King Thrushbeard

Directed by Clare Murphy, Patricia Hansen and Betty Cunningham
By the Brothers Grimm

Based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, King Thrushbeard is said to be the story of The Taming of the Shrew.

Several years before this production the popular show Let’s Pretend broadcast their version of this classic fairy tale on local radio station KFMB.

Listen to Let’s Pretend: King Thrushbeard