Blithe Spirit (1975) | Image 5





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Performed: 26-28 May 1975; Pictured: Sherry Kerr, JoAnne Hodgens, Michael Worel; Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit," a comedic play, was presented by the advanced drama lab under the direction of Mrs. J.H. LeFevre and designed by Carlton Ward. Mystery writer Charles Condomine invites medium Madame Arcati to conduct a séance in his home. Charles' first wife, Elvira, is materialized, but only to Charles. Elvira becomes jealous of Charles' present wife, Ruth. Charles ends up being haunted by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, and attempts to disrupt his current marriage. Items are contained within the Department of Theatre and Film production archive.


This performance was held in the Leone Cole Auditorium.


  • Cheri Faith -- Elvira
  • Michael Worel -- Charles
  • Sherry Kerr -- Ruth
    • JoAnne Hodgens -- Madame Arcati


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


Jacksonville State University -- History, College students -- Alabama, Jacksonville State University -- Students, College and school drama, American, American drama (Comedy)


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Blithe Spirit (1975) | Image 5