June 16, 1951
Old Globe Theatre

The Case of the Weird Sisters
Written by Philip King
The Idlings of the King
Written by Earl Remington
Happy Journey from Trenton to Camden
Written by Thornton Wilder
So Wonderful in White
Written by Richard Neusbaum
Mrs Leicester’s School


Our 3rd Season, 1950-1951

One-Act Play Tournament

Five one-act plays were presented in competition on Saturday, June 16, 1951 at the Old Globe Theatre. The students chose, cast, directed, acted and produced each, under the supervision of Junior Theater Wing Summer Workshop. Judges were C.C. Cunningham (SDSC speech arts faculty), Maureen Blanck, Earl Grant, Beth Masterson (Junior Theater Wing director), and Ralph Wendell Hastings (San Diego Union theatre critic).

Junior Theater One-Act Play Tournament sponsored by the San Diego Community Theater.


The Case of the Weird Sisters

Directed by Jane Trevor
Assisted by John Murphy
Written by Philip King

The Case of the Weird Sisters, presented by a group of students from La Jolla, won the Judges’ Award “for outstanding effort.”

Cast (partial)

Margaret Bauman (best actress)
Patty Lewis (best supporting actress)


The Idlings of the King

Written by Earl Remington

In second place, the comical farce The Idlings of the King, was staged by a group of students from North Park.

Cast (partial)

King Arthur - Buddy Vernon (best actor)


Happy Journey from Trenton to Camden

Directed by Betsy Hendry
Written by Thornton Wilder

Cast (partial)

Ma - Linda Lee Taylor
Boy - Roger Warren (best supporting actor)

Wilder’s Happy Journey from Trenton to Camden was presented by a second group of students from North Park.


So Wonderful in White

Directed by Muriel Stevens
Written by Richard Neusbaum

So Wonderful in White was staged by a group of students from East San Diego.


Mrs Leicester’s School

Directed by Terry Lynch
Written by TBD

Mrs Leicester’s School was played by a cast of students from La Mesa.