Bray, Marg 1989-08-10

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Marg Bray discusses the evolution of the annual Fort Griffin Fandangle and the influence of that theatrical production on the people of Albany, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Marg Bray

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Date: August 10, 1989

Location: Albany, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Education: Ballet, Robert Nail, Description, Graham Crutchfield, Robert Nail (again), Shackelford County history, Amphitheater production, Robert Nail (again), Advertising philosophy, Fandangle Association, Board of directors, Program, Changes, Role of theatrical production in Albany community, County jail, Dance class, Aztec theater, Nail's Christmas nativity, Theater building, Effect of theatrical production on people of Albany, Changes in "Fandangle", Songs, Electronics, Cast, Facilities, Rehearsals

Tape 1, Side 2: Rehearsals (continued), Scheduling, Influence of "Fandangle" on individual career choices, Robert Nail (again), Theater philosophy, Early years of Fandangle, Fandangle to West Texas State University, Theater program, Choreography, Microphones, Backstage, Children, Status roles, Progression, Retirement, Technical infrastructure of "Fandangle", Visiting other theaters

Range Dates: 1930-1989

Bulk Dates: 1930-1989

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