1940s St. Louis Municipal Opera Seating Chart and Ads

1940s St. Louis Municipal Opera Seating Chart and Ads
This entry is part 3 of 13 in the series St. Louis Municipal Opera 1943

This set of scans of the 1943 St. Louis Municipal Opera Theater Program includes the seating chart and seat prices in an advertisement for C.L. Finot Inc. Concessionaires. It looks like during WWII, The Muny seated 10,000 people and you could get front section box seats for two dollars, or sit in the back section for 25 cents. This was my favorite page in this set.

The three other pages include more of the program for The Great Waltz, and advertisements for St. Louis businesses including:

  • Dr. Pepper
  • Vigor Frozen Dog Food
  • Emanelo Cigars from Moss & Lowenhaupt Cigar Co
  • The New Crown Room at the Kingshighway Hotel
  • Echolake Ranch
  • Von Hoffman Press
  • Mountain Valley Water
  • 7up soda
  • Selmier Peerless Towel Supply
  • Standard Underwriters General Insurance in the Pierce Building on Main

 

 

 

 

Box Office Manager – – – – – – – – – CECIL W. CRONKITE
LEONA B. HINEs. ANNA WOODWARD. MARION GAAL. MARTHA

Box Office Assistants – { HINTERSTELLER. IOIIN IAIINSEN. FLORENCE CRATE. HELEN CANTY.
[CHARLES MOWEN. GENE WEISS. CLARA GREEN. HELEN LEE SIEUR

PRODUCTIONS STAEE
Productions Manager – – – – – – – RICHARD H. BERGER
Stage Director – – – – – – – – – – JOHNoKENNEDY
Art Director – – – – – – – – – WATSON BARRA‘I‘T
Musical Director – – – – – – – – – ISAAC VANGROVE
Associate Musical Director – – – – – – – RICIIARD GORDON
Ballet Master – . – – . – – – – THEODOR ADOLRIIus
Modern Dance Director – – – – – – – – DAN M. ECKLEY
Associate Stage Director – – – – – – – – O. I. VRNASSE
Stage Manager – – – – – – – – – – R. O. BROOKS
Associate Stage Mana er – – – – – – – MORTIMER O’BRIEN
Production Business Mganager – – – – – – – JOHN I. WARD
Orchestra Manager – – – – – – – – BENJAMIN L. RADER
Librarian – – – – – – – – – – – ELMER GESNER
Program continued on second following page

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Jessica Kay Murray

Professional WordPress nerd. Lover of all things older than me. I am fascinated by early 1900s labor and feminist history, and have a sporadic addiction to reading nonfiction about those things on Archive.org. I scan old photographs and ephemera when I get really super bored. On Etsy I sell vintage clothing that I got as part of an interesting trade deal a few years ago.

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