The Middletown High School Drama Club
Student Verses
performed May 16 & 17, 1969
Directed by Paul Venancio & Diane DeSantis
Part of the Class of 1970 Junior Play(s)

The Songs
Man Fighting Man, What Are We Fighting For?,
Not A Bang But A Wimper, Eve of Destruction
written and sung by
Vern Graham, Lisa Nemtzow, Julius Borges
(except Eve Of Destruction, by Barry Maguire)
The Poems
It's A Man's War
written and read by Joy Moss
War Is Kind
a satire by Judi Day
Number One
by Ferlinghetti
read by Bob Blake
[unknown title]
read by Ann Bogart
The Crew
Student Assistants
Paul Pavis, Bob Blake, Sue Sherman
Alan Feinstein
Poster Design
Betsy McClintock
Amy Brock and Maryann Mytinger
Lights & Set
Dudley Beal and Ken Lord
Diane Demers, Linda Reynolds, Susan Spencer,
Karen Emery, Debbie Calvin, Sandy Bonenberg
Bonnie Robinson

Thank you to Claire (Silvia) Pimentel for the scan from the Newport Daily News (5/19/69).
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daylight of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality." (from the program)
These verses were performed along with The Lottery and Not Far From The Gioconda Tree.