--Bucks County Playhouse--
Bucks County PlayhouseOn the back reads: New Hope, Pennsylvania - Originally built as a grist mill by Benjamin Parry, the playhouse is America's most famous and picturesque summer theater. Top Broadway and Hollywood stars appear in new plays and popular hits here.
In 1957, Frances Farmer performed at the Bucks County Playhouse in Pennsylvania. Below is a copy of the program for "The Chalk Garden," courtesy of contributor Jeffrey Kauffman
The Chalk Garden August 12 - August 17, 1957
Frances Farmer - Miss Madrigal
Audrey Ridgwell - Mrs. St. Maugham
Arthur Malet - Maitland
Fairfax Burgher - The Judge
Sally Chamberlin - Olivia
Sandy Robinson - Laurel
Philip Robinson - Director
Bucks County Playhouse Inn On the back reads: New Hope, Pa. - "We have never encountered more luxury at such reasonable prices. The cuisine is superlative, the hotel rooms are gorgeous and dining rooms magnificent. We think you'll love it as much as we did." - Robert Coleman, New York Mirror. Polynesian and American menu. Open all the year round. Tel. New Hope 3535.
Courtesy of Jack Randall Earles
Gerald Waters' photo of the jalopy that Frances signed while appearing there. For a time it was tradition that stars who appeared at BCP autograph the car...which then disappeared.
This page last updated 2000, Oct 23