Play Title: The Hidden Gem

Author: Cardinal Wiseman
Dates Performed: December 14, 1889
Director: Unknown
Stage Manager: Unknown
Sponsoring/Producing Organization: St. Cecilia Philomathean Society

Cast List

Euphemaianus: S. Hummer
Alexius: L. Monarch
Carinus: G. Weitzel
Proculus: M. Quinlan
Eusebius: J. Wright
Bibulus: F. Wile
Davus: R. Boyd
Ursulus: G. O’Brien
Verna: E. Schilo
Gannio: E. Du Brul
An Imperial Chamberlain: J. Fitzgerald
An Officer: R. Healy

Notes: The performance was given in honor of the feast /=day of the Very Rev. T.E. Walsh, CSC,: the esteemed President of the University

Source(s) The Notre Dame Scholastic, Vol. 23, Dec. 21, 1889, p. 254.

Play Title: Sign of the Rose

Author: Professor Egan
Dates Performed: February 22, 1890
Director: Professor Brogan
Sponsoring/Producing Organization: Thespian Association
Event: Washington’s Birthday
Venue: Washington Hall

Cast List

Robert Morton: J. Herman
Robert Kirke: J. E. Berry
Roland Cashel: J. S. Hummer
Gaston de Martin: J. E. Paradis
Giles Morton: H. P. Brelsford
Tom Ruxton: H. G. O’Neill
George Archer: J. R. Fitzgibbon
Jean Lisle: F. E. Lane
Bill Griffiths: J. B. Sullivan
Walter Jones: W. F. Ford
John the Jailor: C. B. Flynn
Servant: W. P. Blackman


Source(s) The Notre Dame Scholastic, Vol. 23, No. 24, February 22, 1890, p. 386.

Play: The Triumph of Justice or The Orphan Avenged

Author: J. A. Lyons
Dates Performed: March 17, 1890
Director: Professor Brogan:
Sponsoring/Producing Organization: The Columbian Dramatic Association
Event: St. Patrick’s Day

Cast List

The Baron: T. J. McConlogue
Claudio: J. S. Johnson
Agostino: T. M. Sanford
Captian Zavier: C. Brookfield
Colonel Rigolio: W. F. Ford
Myrtillo: R. E. Langan
Estevan: J. T. Fleming
Pablo: B. A. Lair
Gaspardo: W. E. Lahey
Benedict: J. K. Combe
Tomaso: F. Krembs
Carlo: W. O’Neill
Pedro: H. J. Carroll
Officers of Justice: F. P. Dorsey, J. Dyer
Goatherds: W. Johnson, L. Monarch, F. Schillo, G. Schillo, J. McPhillips


Source(s) The Notre Dame Scholastic, Vol. 23, No. 28, March 22, 1890, p. 449.

Play Title The Men of ’76:

Author: Not found
Dates Performed: Tuesday, June 24
Event: Commencement:

Cast List

Major Gilbert: Wm. Lahey
Roger: W. P. McPhee
Allan: C. Ramsey
Leonard: L. Sutter
Uncle Eph: W. Blackman
Captain of Minute Men: J. W. Hackett
Ruiz: J. E. Berry
Clover: E. Schaack
Sergeant: F. Long

Source(s) The Notre Dame Scholastic, Vol. 23, No. 43, July 2, 1890, p. 691.