Sheridan, Jack 1975-08-10
Jack Sheridan, first fine arts editor for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, discusses his 20-year career in that position as a theater critic. His weekly "Sheridan’s Ride" column was well known to A-J readers.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Jack Sheridan
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: August 10, 1975
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Trudy Trombley
Length: 35 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Theater critic in Lubbock (1955-1975),
Inherit the Wind,
Local church dissent,
Changes in standards of movies and acceptance of films,
Present movie ratings,
Sticks and Bones,
Integration of black and white,
Lubbock’s lack of sophistication,
Controversial plays in Lubbock,
Lubbock’s Little Theater,
One-night stands to week-long engagements,
Man of La Mancha,
Inadequate auditoriums in Lubbock,
Stage makeup techniques,
Comparisons of community theaters and large musical productions,
Lubbock Theater Centre.
Tape 1, Side 2: Career as theater critic,
Donated collections to Texas Tech.
Range Dates: 1955-1975
Bulk Dates: 1955-1975
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