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TUYESDAY, DEC~EMBER 2, 1930

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'SKITS, SO CP;--jS; ACTS
TO 'FEATJEFIRT
Production to Take The Place
of Former Annual Union
Operatic Shows.
TICKETS SOLD AT UNION
Show Will Contain Exlusive!y
Matters of Lntcrst
on Campus.
By Beach Conger, Jr.

OPERA CC EI PO
T o .e3 A If

~'f b I T 1 TQ ALL CAMPUS REVUE WLLFEA TU E
VARIETY OF SONGS BY SU ITA
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Callahan, '31, Music Chairman, composed by Cala n and R.
j' Announces Author And Duane Wells, '32. "You're All I
_:┬žNames of Pieces. Need," by I ving Pearistone, '34,
To Appear in Mimes Production "Life is Only a Gam e" by Car w. WE T AVEMENTS
I frFir Thme in History eueil inclue seveAll-Campus Little, '32, and Willia A. Jone, CAUSE ACCiDENTS
Revue will include several fox trot '32, will provide mi c fr:pc ty- --
of 0:gaz at on. ballads, musical comedy numbers,
-and tunes suitable for specialty tap tap dances. Of Streets
By Emily G. Gmes, '3I. dancs Allen B. Callahan, '31iM, "That's Why I Fell in Love W/I_ i r !Teau Mbshyps.
Fer the flrs, time n the twenty- muunni direcor of the revue, an- You," by Willens and S. Lloydt TI'i
two yeers Cf the history of the neunced yesterday. telman, '32, will be another 2 Three traffic accidents resulting
\ irm Opera vemn are ceing al- AU. of the music for the show has dance number. "A Waltz," by Ca slippery ps occurred
owed to partie:pate mi the pr0dC-I been written by students and the han, will be an adagio dan e i Ann Arbor yeeds orred
1ion which will this year take the orchestra score was arranged by Another fox trot ballad wmil in
-orm -f an All-Campus Revue, "Aw, Erie L. Wild '32SM. "Chere Amie" which was also writ- J1nes Taylor, 445 Normal street,
Nut" to be preented Dec. 8 ten by Little and Jones. Yz anti, tried to pass a cab driven
t rough 13 at . W the Play Prc "Waiting" was written by G.
h g 3 h yructionLionel Willens, '32, and J. T. Gold_- The finale of the second act, by Otis Kreager, an employee of
Laboratory theater. smith, '31, the former writino Making Heaven," was written by t . iurd Taxi company, on Wash-
Barbara Stratton, '31, is the We- music and the latter the lyric. The Conklin and Purser. This is 022 Cf ,enaw avenue as Kreager was turn-
men's Manager fOr the forthcom- g a o o a t w the numerous musical comedy j-
song is a fox, trot ballad to which m-adiea Bt aswr
ing prduction and is also the cos- a girls' chorus will dance. "Pessi bers of the show arid should pr -to a driveway. Both cars were
tumicre. 1, axine Nowak, '32, is Wo mistic Rhythm" was written by vide a fitting climax to a tuneful s'gnily damaged in the resulting
men's business manager. Jack W. Conklin, '31, and Richard evening. ccllision.
Futuristic and elaborate costum- J. Purser, '31. This blues number A car driven by Vernie Kerr, 605
ing will mark the women's advent will probably be sung by Barbara TULANE UNIVERSITY-The Tu- Hoover street, was slightly damaged
into the ranks of the All Campus Stratton, '31, who was a star in lane "Hullabaloo," student weekly when it collided on S. State street
Review. Many of the costumes last year's Junior Girls' Play. The newspaper, was recently ranked with one driven by a Mrs. Cameron,
have been especially designed for finale of the first act is a musical first in its field among college pub- of Wildwood. Police say that Mrs.
the occasion and will be very col- comedy number "Step On It" writ- lications in America. It was tied for Caneron failed to stop for a
orful- ten by Conklin. this position by the South Carolina through steet as she drove north
Twelve women in the modernis- "Speciaiist Blues" will be a take- "Gamecock" and the Georgetown n State street.
tic chnrus will e d n.zii' i i _4rl n, -- " 0.ie, rll;n - -- - d1_ _- 11nln1'nlln f" C1Pr0, --7pr +^"nr **""m

"Aw, Nuts," the firt All-Campus
Revue, sponsored by Mimes, will be
presented at 8:15 o'clock every
night next week in the Mimes
theatre. A matinee performance
will also be given Saturday after-
noon.
Started Work This Fall.
The idea of an All-Campus Revue
was first conceived when the opera
was discontinued last year by the
Union board of directors. The leas-
ing of the Mimes theatre to the
speech department for the use of
Play Production forced the group
to hold reeharsals in the League
and Union buildings. Nevertheless,
calls for tryouts were issued several
weeks ago, after all material had
been submitted, and, although there
was no trip to offer as a reward for
the work, a large number of tryouts
turned up.
This production is more in the
nature of an experiment than a
continuation of the regular opera.
If it is a success, the affair will
be staged annually. No effort, how-
ever, has been spared to make the
production a success. Rehearsals
and chorus drills have been held
day and night, and the first pre-
sentation will be a finished produc-
tion.
The show will consist of two acts,
cach one containing nine numbers
consisting of short skits, feature
song and dance numbers, and a
movie. The skits pertain to campus
matters only, and among the num-
bers are some on The Daily, the
football ticket situation, the cam-
pus dramatic situation, the library
and radio.
Show Directed by Students.
Songs, music and lyrics, have
been written by students, and the
dancers have worked out their own
routines specialty numbers. All
direction, casting and managing
has been undertaken by the stud-
ents themselves, in an effort to
remedy the defects which alumni
attributed to the show, namely that
there was not enough student tal-
ent represented. The designing of
stage sets and costumes has also
been undertaken by the students
themselves.
Reservations and mail applica-
tions for tickets may be made at
the main desk of the Michigan
Union. The box office of the thea-
tre will be opened Friday for a
further sale of tickets.
Five Skits Submitted
to Revue by Students
Five skits have been accepted to
date by the Revue directors, it was
announced yesterday. A skit deal-
ing with various phases of work on
The Daily, written by Charles Mon-
roe, '31, has already been cast.
Franklin Reck, assistant editor
of The American Boy, and Gurney
Williams, '31, have collaborated on
two skits, one on the library and
another on the football ticket situ-
ation. Paul Showers, '31, editor of
the Gargoyle, has contributed two
more, skits, one on the campus
dramatic situation and another on
the radio.

David B. liempusteadi, '3
Co-author o the 1929 Mimes
opera, "Rainbow's End," who hasI
been named director of "Aw, Nuts,"
the first Mimes all-campus Revue.
Appoints Committee Chairnen
to Take Care of Various
Phases of The Show.
David B. Hempstead, Jr., '31, has
been appointed director of the first
All-Campus Revue, sponsored byl
Mimes, which will be preentcd all
next week at the Mimes theat┬░e.
Hempstead was a member of the
two last Union operas, "Rainbow's
End," and "Merrie-Go- iound," and
was co-author of the former. A
member of Mimes, he a ared last
year in "In the t Roo" and
this year "The Outsider," "Emperor
Jones and A Episode. he alo
wrote severalng for Merri -o-
Round" last y among them hi
own number "Vagabond's Drcam."
Other committee chairmen which
Hempstead appointed included Wil-
liam Tippy, '32, business mnager;
Harry L. Arnold, 132, sa e man-
ager; Beach Conger, Jr., 2, public-
ity manager; Gurney WilLr '31,
assistant director; Maxine N-:oalz.
'32, women's chairman; B rhara
Stratton, 31, cosune chairman;
Emerso 3,n Stiles, '31, chorus direc-
tor; Th ;om2as Cooley, '32, Cal danci-
ing director; Ruth Walse , '31,
assistant stage manager; adM
garet O' ':3c, '3, assistant ptd:l-
city manager.
Other ap-olmoinem ts ares Raph
Fried, '32, George Alez nder,'31,
Marion Sherwood, '33, on the stage
committee and Charles S_:owl, '32,
Edward Smith, '33, Emily
Grimes, 32, en the pubi com-
Mitts. e
O o e ' S QroU
Miss Anre Sprague, s eetary of

striking dresses with varied color-
ed panels radiating from the waist-
line.
There are to be two tap dancing
choruses which will give local color
to the production in that they are
to be attired in smart campus and
sport clothes.
Snappy black velvet strut cos-
tumes, canes, and tall silk top hats
will be worn by Betty Healy and
Ruth Walser in their tap specialty.
Helen Carrm, '31, sings again in
her "Libby Holman" style while
other women will have parts in the
various skits which will be included
in the Revue.
Elaborate costumes of Ziegfield
c h a r a c t e r representating the
Charleston, Black-bottom, J a z z,
and Pessimistic rhythm will be
used in a song and dance chorus
which will be led by Barbara
Stratton, '31, who will wear an es-
pecially designed costume with an
extragant feather head dress for
her "Pes, imistic Rhythm."
Jane Robinson, '31, of "State
street" fame will appear as the
typical wise-cracking co-ed in cam-
pus clothes in a s it called, "Bar-
bour Gym."
eanes~ay Nigt S ow
to be 'Alumni' Night
Spoecial preference will be Fiven
ca the sale of tickets to the Mimes
eu two rights next week, stated
Wiam Tippy, '32, busines man-
Wednesday night will be desig-
nated 'Alumni Night,' at which time
alumni will have preference of
tickets in case of a sell-out, and
the Saturday matinee performance
will be especially for the Sopho-
more l=rorn; sophomores obtaining
preference over other applicants
for that show.
Reservations for tickets may be
made at the main desk of the
Union every day until Friday, when
the box office ticket sale will open
at the theatre.

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the Detroit Souieby ut Quakers wilL
I address the Tol st> league on the
"Dawning rs Lehuion uaker-
ism)," at 4: ths aernoon in
room 231 Angeil hat.
Miss Sprague will ow noi t e
Quaker reliaion may :e oo
of thx. most n x tt
future,
G. E. Paul, chairman o the com-
mittee appointed la;t cc by
Mayor Edward V Sae to sek
a solution of hepymen
problem -inAn Arbor, yesterday
asked fcr volunteers to asst in the
registration buroau in the Cham-
ber of Commerce buildimg.

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CliIR iSTMAS SUGGESTIONS
An excellent opportunity to select
your Christmas gifts. A wide va-
riety from which to choose.

T~e r~,2:PO~U~r ci'c'

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