Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday,J^lovember^^22^^^2957^
}4ayheiv Reviews The Good
And Bad Of Campus Play
Xhe Pierrettes pleased and de- of the delightful fool, Sir Andrew
, d their audiences with their Aguecheek seemed to gain momen-
Shake- turn as the olav nroeressed. B'
“ «entado'n of William Shake
Sf comedy, "Twelfth Night,"
The colorful costumes, the dimen
sional scenery, and the gestures
and movements of the characters
worked together to maintain the
realistic reproduction of this Eliza-
leane Smitherman, in her dual
role of Viola and the disguised
valet who served and loved the
Duke, seemed to capture all the
warmth and feeling of her lines
throughout the performance, ihe
intensity with which Jeane began
her speech, “make me a willow
cabin at thy gate . . •” lasted until
the last curtain call and gave her
the sympathy and approval of her
audience. She sparkled as she re
peated some of the most lyrica
poetry in the play. The audience
was hers and all eyes watched her
graceful movements and dreamy
She was skillfully supported by
Martha Goddard, who played the
role of the vain and pompous Mal-
volio, Martha’s concept of Mal-
volio’s character, although at times
over-played, was refreshing.
Through her stylized voice and
movements, she received the re
sponse that even the most comical
character in the play was given.
Her placid and sour facial ex
pressions were also an effective
medium through which she con
veyed the disposition and character
of Malvolio. Her speech on “My
lady loves me . . •” cannot go
without comment. A loud applause
revealed the audiences delightful
Felicity Craig, though sometimes
lifeless in character, maintained the
/air of a true lady in her role as
turn as the play progressed. By
the end of Act II, Mary Jo let
herself go and became the hilari
ously funny fool whose antics en
tertained everyone. Her facial ex-
Bridges Announces Nominees For
Mdy Queen And Her Court Today^
Election Will Be December 2
Nominations for the May Queen j Thanksgiving holidays.
pressions and loose
testified that Sir Andrew was not
only good-natured, but also ex
tremely dumb. Mary Jo amused
the audience as she tripped and
fumbled her way about the stage.
Fabian, played by Margaret Flet
cher, made the third party in the
comical trio of Sir Toby, Sir An
drew, and Fabian. Fabian was a
rather insignificant character, but
Margaret did a good job of re
lating herself to the other actors
in the play and was consistent in
Nan Williams was cast as the
Duke Orsino. She made an ex
tremely handsome man and her
movements were completely in
keeping with that of a male char
acter. Nan was the steady actor
in the play who remained in char
acter during the entire performance,
never carrying her lines too strong
ly or weakly.
Throughout the play the clown,
Feste, played by Peggy Jones de-
lighted the audience with singing |
“The show must go on” was
Loretta Honey’s motto. She played
the part of the maid servant, Maria,
even under the liabilities of her
strained vocal cords.
Sebastian, the brother of Viola,
at intervals, lacked the gusto that
he needed to fully present Sebas
tian. However, Sara Ann Price
did a fine job of portraying his
character during the closing scene,
as she stood in the archway op
posite Viola and told how her sister
r facial ex- Court will be posted to- The nominees for May Queen
movements i 1„ • t i mtUI he nre-
day on the bulletin boards in Main | ^nd Maid of Honor will be pre
Hall and in the Refectory.
sented on Monday, December 2.
This election will be at 8 o clock
auring tnis wecK. nicy wc.c qj^j Chapel. The results of the
up today at noon. In order to be vuill not be announced until
• _ J li. ^ T-v - - /L 4-Uoxr \x7ill
The boxes were in Main Hall
during this week. They were taken
nominated, it was necessary to re
ceive five ballots.
Friday, December 6, when they will
appear in the Salemite.
The May Court election will be
pageant. Miss Gentry will assist
in staging the dance numbers, while
Mrs. Stevens will aid in directing
The art department and the
music department will be asked to
aid in their respective fields.
Try outs for the pageant will be
held early in the second semester.
At this time everyone is urged to
Tuesday, December 9. This will try out for a part
also take place in Old Chapel at
8 o’clock, and results will be an
nounced in the Salemite.
These girls are nominated and
elected purely on the basis of per
sonal charm, beauty, and poise.
May Day is traditionally held on
the first weekend in the month of
May. Committees are now begin
ning work on the plans for the
pageant and other festivities.
The May Day Committee this
year is composed of Jane Bridges,
chairman; Martha Jarvis, Director,
Nollner Morrissett, treasurer; Ann
Brinson, Harriette Dwelle, Clioreo-
graphy; Sandi Shaver, June Greg-
son, scenery arid props; Amory
Merritt, Marcille Van Lieife,, cost
umes; Betsy Smith, Sound; Evelyn
Vincent, Music; Sue Davis, M^y
Court; Mary Ann Hagwood, pnb-
iu. Gen,„ and M„. S.ev.n., Iki.r, and Mar, Gladys ' R««.~,
are th« ad.iser. tor tha May Day progran,. and tickets.
Only One-Fourth Of The
Freshmen Know Four
Stee Gee Officers
r in her role as drowned. The feeling
)livia. Only in her pursuits o missed in other lines seem-
Tola did she ever deter from her 1 ,.,yrnp to her during this very
loise and self-containment.
The E p i c u r i a n philosophy of
‘Eat, drink, and be merry . . •”
was embodied in the person of Sir
Toby Belch. Geraldine Mcllroy
used broad gestures, drunken stag-
gerings, and casual manners to
bring this comic figure to life. Ex
cept for the few cues which were
missed, one could say Gerrie did
an excellent job of looking and
acting the part of Sir Toby.
Mary Jo Wynne, in her portrayal
May Day Head
ed to come to her during this very
impressive last act.
The masculine pitch of Sebas
tian’s voice contributed to his char-
A great deal of credit for “Twelf
th Night” success goes, not only to
the cast, but to Mrs. Stephen’s
direction and interpretation of this
Shakespearean comedy. Lynne
Hamrick, producer, and the entire
technical crew also deserve recog
nition. , ,, ,
—Mary Jane Mayhew
What’s been happening around
the square, the state, and the
world? Seldom are we given the
chance to reveal to the world just
how much we know. This may be
an embarrasment saving device!
At a class meeting on Wednes-
Jane Bridges, May Day Com
mittee Chairman, has announced
that the elections of the May
Queen, the Maid of Honor, and the , - ,
Court will be conducted after the day one hundred and twenty-P
freshmen were given an opportunity
Salem Trio To Play In
The Salem College Trio will be | A Noctorn for Strings written by
ieatnred when the Win.ton-S.Iem j Aian Shnima. is sch.dnied as we
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iymphony performs Tuesday night
■lovember 26 at Reynolds Audi
Mr. Hans Heidemann, pianist in
he trio, drew up the program notes
,nd announced that the Salem Trio ^ Heidemann, pianist, all teach
play a Triple Concerto for | ^ Ceiamml nf Music
as Finlandia by Sibelius which will
be played in memory of him.
The Salem College Trio is com
posed of Eugene Jacobowsky, vio
linist, Charles Medlin, celloist, and
iano. Violin, Cello and Orchastra
Other selections on the program
rill be the Bach-Tchaikowsky Toc-
ata and Fugue in D Minor, Pre^
ide and Siciliana by Mascagni
rom the opera Cavalleria Rusti
Five Movements from La Bouti-
jue Fantasque by Rousinni Res
lighi will be played including the
Overture, Tarantella, Mazurka,
/alse Lxnto, Nocturn and Can-Can.
ers in the college School of Music.
The appearance with the Sym
phony will be the first of several
Sunday, November 24, marks the
opening concert of the Collegium
Music of Salem. This perfor
mance, which begins at 8 ;30 p.m.
in Memorial Hall, is the first of a
series of five to be given through
out the year. The Collegium Music
of Salem is designed to present,
to the public, compositions which
are relatively unknown.
The first performance will be
given by the Civic Choral under
the direction of Mr. Henry Faust,
Minister of Music at Centenary
Methodist Church. Mr. John Muel
ler, of Salem College School of
Music, will accompany in the organ.
Mr. Mac Wood will present a brief
explanatory note on each compo-
The first half of the program will
consist of a series of secular num
bers; “Fair Maid Thy Loveliness”
the trio will brHans Leo Hessler, a German
local concerts which composer of the sixteenth century,
be presenting throughout the year. Songs” by Brahms.
They have already performed in ■ Mueller willplay the Bach-
near-by communities. Vivaldi Concerto for organ in A
T the spring the trio will give minor. The last half of the pro-
In the spring, j devoted to the major
three consecutive concerts evening: “Gloria in
Mary Jones Memorial scholarship.
work of the evening: “Gloria in
Excelsis” by Antonio-Vivaldi.
Coffee will be served in the Day
The symphony is open to the woiiee wm uc ... —
blic for a slight admission fee. ^ Student Center at the conclusion
-11 at 8-15 'lOf the concert.
The doors will open at o.m.
to display their command of facts
which should be common knowl
edge. The results may sur
Only thirty-seven members of the
Freshman Class knew that Curt
Wrike, Mary Jane Galloway, Mar
tha Duvall, and Anne Brinson were
president, vice-president, secretary
and treasurer, respectively of the
Student Government. Thirty-one
knew three of the officers, thirty^
three knew two and eighteen knew
only one. Maybe these officers
have been hiding or maybe they
are working so hard that they can
not find time to come from the
Stee Gee room. If anyone is in
terested in their identity, check the
handbook for their pictures and
“No time” was the reason given
that only, 15 books other than class
assignments have been read during
this year by members of the fresh
man class. “The day isn t long
enough when we re in college.
It’s not even long enough . to
glance at a newspaper, for no one
knew the position held by Marion
Folsom, Chairman of a Govern
ment department - in charge of
Health, Education and Welfare.
McElroy is evidently a more
familiar name as seventy-one Salem
freshmen knew that he was Secre
tary of Defense. However, thirty
were sure that he was the hero of
The Student Government officers
are not the only people hiding.
Only forty-Iwo knew the two iay
students in their class, Pat Greene
and Judy Youst.
Friday afternoon is a'rather busy
time with preparation for that
special weekerill, so the' Salemite
has been neglected. ' Ninety-fomr
freshmen haven’t met Tendrils.
He’s a rather interesting fellow
though, according to twenty-two.
All is not in his favor, five do tiot
care much for him, at all.
All reading has not been neglec
ted by this group. Practically
everyone enjoys reading Reader*’
Digest, and eighteen have indulged
in the current trend, reading Pey-
However, it is doubtful that the
sixty-two future teachers froiri this
class will continue this apathy to
wards literature if they wish to
be a success in their chosen work.
Mr. Sandresky has been ne
glected like the student govern
ment officers and Tendrils. Only
twenty-six freshmen attended his
recital—wonder if they were all
The results of this survey should
point out that there is complacancy
on the Salem campus and that stu
dents are not taking advantage of
the opportunities offered. The
questionnaire was only distributed
to the freshmen. Undoubtedly,
many of the upperclassmen would
have to answer the questions pn
outside reading and campus events
in the same manner as did the