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Performed: 16-24 July 1993; Abe Burrows' "Cactus Flower" was part of JSU's "Taste of the Town" 1993 summer dinner theater. The comedy centers around the misadventures of a bachelor who finds that his plan to stay single has backfired. Managing director/business manager was Carlton Ward and Wayne Claeren was artistic director. Costumes were designed by Freddy Clements, scenic design by Gene Ericson, technical direction and light design by David Keefer, costume mistress/technical assistance/props design by Joyce Tate, production assistance by Todd Edwards, stage management by Phil Pyle. This item is contained within the Clements drama production materials.


This performance was held in the Stone Center Theatre.


  • Allison Crawford -- Toni Simmons
  • Don Elliott -- Igor Sullivan
  • Denise Davis -- Stephanie Dickinson
  • Sylvia Malone -- Mrs. Dixon Durant
  • Scott Croley -- Dr. Julian Winston
  • David A. Smith -- Harvey Greenfield
  • David Wallace -- Senor Arturo Sanchez
  • Tracey Gamble -- Music Lover; Waiter
  • Kathryn Polka -- Boticelli's Springtime
  • Kimberly Kinsey -- Customer


The original items are located in the Library’s Alabama Gallery Special Collections.


Jacksonville State University -- History, College and school drama, Theater programs


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Cactus Flower (1993) | Program