"Affairs of State" - Richmond Civic Theatre (1953)

Our playbill for "Affairs of State" was produced by the Richmond Civic Theatre and is part our Richmond Project. Performances were at the Indiana Theatre (now the Murray Theater) on March 23, 24, 25, 26, 1953.


Name Role
Bert Keller Philip Russell
John F. Holaday Lawrence
Mary Pauline Whitesell Constance Russell
Dick Jessup George Henderson
Elizabeth Moore Stout Irene Elliott
George Wheeler Byron Winkler


Name Position
Norbert Silbiger Director
Wm. Warfel Production Manager, Asst. Programs
Wm. Barth Stage Manager, Set Construction
Frank Davidson Set Designer, Asst. Set Construction, Set Painter
Mrs. Frank Davidson Set Painter
Mrs. Jack Fisher Property Chairman, Asst. Reservations
Mrs. George Wheeler Costume Chairman
Mrs. Robert Backmeyer Make-Up Chairman
M. A. Lawrence Lighting
Mrs. Myron Hill House Manager, Asst. Properties
Mrs. Deskin Jones House Manager
Mrs. Joe Cloud Program Editor
Elmira Kempton Program Cover Design
Paul Yuengert Program Advertising
John Graf Transportation
Howard Hammer Publicity
Bill Honan Photographer
Mrs. Howard Sweet Ticket Reservations
Mac Hollopeter Asst. Set Construction
Joe Hood Asst. Set Construction
Ed Atkinson Asst. Set Construction
Mrs. Elizabeth Hagan Asst. Set Painter
Miss Frances Swallow Asst. Set Painter
Mrs. Ray Miller Asst. Set Painter
Florence Allen Asst. Set Painter
Jean Clark Asst. Set Painter
Helen Wilson Asst. Set Painter
Mrs. Sherman Brown Asst. Properties
Mrs. Thomas Fitzharris Asst. Properties
Hazel Pigg Asst. Properties
Mrs. Kenneth Blomberg Asst. Costumes
Mrs. Willard Lamm Asst. Costumes
Mrs. Beatrice Rinhart Asst. Costumes
Mrs. Carl Schweder Asst. Costumes
Mrs. Roy Doty Asst. Costumes
Mrs. Ellis Porter Asst. Make-Up
Mrs. Earl Hebert Asst. Make-Up
Mrs. Charles Teetor Asst. Make-Up, Asst. Advertising
Donna Kitchel Asst. Make-Up
Everett Harris Asst. Lighting
Walter Jellison Asst. Lighting
George Shepard Asst. Lighting
Allen Goff Asst. Lighting
Dr. Kathleen Postle Asst. Program Editor
Marianne Lane Asst. Program Editor
Mrs. Wm. Barth Asst. Program Editor
Mrs. Fred Woods Asst. Program Advertising
Mrs. Gordon Johnson Asst. Program Advertising
Mrs. Robert Behrman Asst. Ticket Reservations
Mrs. Robert Galloway Asst. Ticket Reservations
Mrs. George Hull Asst. Ticket Reservations
Mrs. Robert Herbst Asst. Ticket Reservations
Mrs. Charles Kem Asst. Ticket Reservations
Mrs. E. H. Harris, Jr. Asst. Ticket Reservations
Mrs. Ralph Ahl Asst. Ticket Reservations
Mrs. John Mader Asst. Ticket Reservations
Mrs. C. V. Sage Asst. Ticket Reservations
Mrs. I. C. Davis Asst. Ticket Reservations
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