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Performed: 11-20 July 1996; Bernard Slade's "Romantic Comedy" was part of JSU's "Taste of the Town" 1996 summer dinner theater. The story revolves around two comedy writers, Jason Carmichael and Phoebe Craddock, who are attracted to one another. The play was directed by Susan McCain, scenic & lighting design/managing director/produced by Carlton Ward, costumes coordinated by Freddy Clements, technical director/sound design by David Keefer, sound and light boards operated by Todd Edwards, stage managed/props by Lesley Gray, costume shop managed by Joyce Tate, program designed by Debbie Johnson. This item is contained within the Clements drama production materials.


This performance was held in the Stone Center Theatre.


  • Phil Pyle -- Jason Carmichael
  • JoAnne Leonard -- Blanche Dailey
  • Jessica Geron -- Phoebe Craddock
  • Ashley Pendley -- Allison St. James
  • Jason St. John -- Leo Janowitz
  • Lesley Gray -- Kate Mallory
  • Albert (the fish) -- Albert, the fish


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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Romantic Comedy (1996) | Program