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Performed: 12-16 October 1995; A.R. Gurney's "The Cocktail Hour" is a bittersweet comedy set in an upper-class household during the 1970s. Playwright John asks his father's permission to produce a play he has written about the family, but John's father opposes the play. The play was directed by Susan McCain, scenic design by Carlton Ward, technical direction/lighting and sound design by David Keefer, costume design by Randy Blades, stage management by Douglas A. Millington and Rene Humphrey, light and sound board operated by Chris Collins, poster/program design by Ford Wiles. This item is contained within the Clements drama production materials.


This performance was held in the Stone Center Theatre.


  • Neilson Jones -- John
  • Steven Whitton -- Bradley
  • Jessica Geron -- Ann
  • Allison Graydon -- Nina
  • Tracey Gamble -- Understudy to Bradley


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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The Cocktail Hour (1995) | Program