Production Photos from
Thornton Wilder’s Our Town
Photos by Tim Fuller
MRS. WEBB: Children! Now I won’t
have it. Breakfast is just as good as any other meal
and I won’t have you gobblin’ like wolves. It’ll stunt
your growth, that’s a fact.
Dylan Stringer (Wally Webb), Celia Madeoy (Myrtle Webb)
and Alexandra Franklin (Emily Webb)
ARTISTIC LADY: Mr. Webb, is
there any culture or love of beauty in—Grover’s Corners?
MR. WEBB: Well, ma’am, there ain’t much—not in the sense
Terry Erbe (Stage Manager), Dawn C. Sellers (Artistic
Lady) and David Morden (Charles Webb)
So,—people a thousand
years from now,—this is the way we were
in the provinces North of New York at the beginning of the Twentieth Century,—
this is the way we were—in our growing up and in our marrying,
and in our living, and in our dying.
Alexandra Cockrell (Assistant Stage Manager) and Terry
Erbe (Stage Manager)
My, isn’t the moonlight
Alexandra Franklin (Emily Webb)
MRS. SOAMES: Well, naturally
I didn’t want to say a word about it in front of those others,
but now we’re alone—really, it’s the worst scandal that
ever was in this town!
MRS. GIBBS: What?
MRS. SOAMES: Simon Stimson!
Janet Lynn Henderson (Louella Soames), Celia Madeoy (Myrtle
Webb) and Cynthia Meier (Julia Gibbs)
Yes, most of the town’s
settled down for the night, Simon.
I guess we better do the same. Can I walk along a ways with you?
David Morden (Charles Webb) and Paul Barby (Simon Stimson)
REBECCA: The Mind of God,—that’s
what it said on the envelope.
GEORGE: What do you know!
REBECCA: Yep, and the postman brought it just the same.
Daria Berg (Rebecca Gibbs) and Robert Anthony Peters (George
HOWIE: Si Crowell here’s
all broke up about George Gibbs’ retiring from baseball.
CONSTABLE WARREN: Yes, sir, that’s the way it goes. In ’84
we had a player, Si,
even George Gibbs couldn’t a touched him. Name a Hank Todd.
Went down to Maine and become a parson.
Dylan Connelly (Joe Crowell), Todd Fitzpatrick (Howie
Newsome) and Art Jacobson (Constable Warren)
The cottage, the go-cart, the
Sunday afternoon drives in the Ford—
the first rheumatism—the grandchildren—the second rheumatism—the
the reading of the will—
Robert Anthony Peters (George Gibbs), Alexandra Franklin
(Emily Webb) and Terry Erbe (Stage Manager)
Hung himself in the attic. They
tried to hush it up, but of course it got around.
Brian Taraz (Joe Stoddard) and Jesse McCain (Sam Craig)
Oh, Mother Gibbs, I never realized
before how troubled and how—
how in the dark live persons are.
Alexandra Franklin (Emily Webb) and Roberto Guajardo (Dr.
And my boy Joel, who knew the
stars—he used to say it took millions of years
for that little speck o’ light to git down to earth. Don't seem
like a body could believe it,
but that’ s what he used to say—millions of years.
Alexandra Franklin (Emily Webb), Terry Erbe (Stage Manager),
Robert Anthony Peters (George Gibbs) and Bill Epstein (First Dead Man)