July 23–30, 1953
Directed by Frank Crawford
Written by Constance D’Arcy Mackay
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.
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
Technical Director - Henry Shelton
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.