Amherst, N.S. - Ephemera) STERNE, Max M.
Title: Captain Letterblair. Friday Evening, September 24. Programme. The Amherst Orchestra - Programme for the play on silk-like fabric
Seller ID: 101792
(Amherst, N.S. - Ephemera). Captain Letterblair. Friday Evening, September 24. Programme. The Amherst Orchestra. A programme for the 1897 Amherst production of the 4-act play, printed one-side only on silk-like fabric. A single 9.5 by 13.5 cm sheet, printed on one side only, listing date, the cast, a synopsis, and the members of the Amherst Orxchestra which accompanied theperformance. The play was written by Marguerite Merington (1860-1951). Bor n in Stoke Newington, England, she immigrated with her parents to New York City. She became a teacher of Greek, but for over 50 years devoted herself to writing. Captain Lettarblair (1891) was her first play to reach the stage. The Director of the Amherst Orchestra was Prof. Max M. Sterne, born in Ingleheim, Bavaria, and died Oct. 30, 1922, in Amherst, Nova Scotia. The cast included William Richards as Capt. Letterbalir, and J.M. Curry, Hugh F. Hamilton, J.H. Corcoran, F.W.B. Moore, W.O. McCallister, Fred Lawson, R. Williams, Ethel Tucker, Mrs. H.J. Logan, and Miss Helen B. Croasdale. A coupleof short tears, else very good. 75.00