July 23–30, 1953
Palisades Building, Balboa Park

Directed by Frank Crawford
Written by Constance D’Arcy Mackay


Our 5th Season, 1952-1953

The Silver Thread

The Silver Thread, a Cornish Folk Play in Three Acts, was written by Constance D’Arcy Mackay in 1910. The story of a miner named Cubert, and his love, the beautiful Princess Gwenda, is based on Cornish fairy tale about goblins.

This production played in the Puppet Theatre of the Palisades Building in Balboa Park and featured junior and senior high school students from Junior Theatre’s summer session classes.

A Junior Theatre Premiere! Recommended for all ages.

Cast

Prince Cubert - James Hill
Princess Gwenda - Christine Dilday
Goblin King - Gary Riggs
Prince Slumpkin - Ann Harter
Dame Morna - Betty Michaels

With Sherry Derrieux, Bobbe Thompson, Sharon McNeil, Carol Lawrence, Darlene Geer, Helen Carter, Mary Lou Garnesy, Linda Ryan, David Fessingden, Doug McCarrier, Polly Chase, Mary Ely, Marguerite McIntyre, Pat Pegler, Linda Elmlund, Billie Lee Harden, Marcia Saxman, Peter Ames, Claudia Vanderboss, Wally Duncan, Mike Todd

Crew

Technical Director - Henry Shelton

Past Performances

Written by Constance D’Arcy Mackay, The Silver Thread, a Cornish Folk Play in Three Acts, production sponsored in part by the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department.