Memories of Melody Top: Remembering Milwaukee’s Summer Stock Theatre

Lanny Baugniet, who worked as an apprentice during the first four summers at Melody Top, provided the souvenir programs below. They are loaded with autographs, from headliners such as Martha Raye, Gabriel Dell and Betty Hutton to well-known supporting players like Travis Hudson, Charles Kimbrough and Haskell Gordon. Melody Top favorites Karen Morrow and Tommy Tune are also represented in the programs with their signatures. Lanny also contributed a few backstage photos, in black and white, of Margaret Whiting, Earl Wrightson and Lois Hunt. Look for his gallery on the photographs page.

Autographed Souvenir Programs

Click on the cover image to download a pdf file (8-10 MB) of each program.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Wildcat Roberta Little Me The Pajama Game Camelot

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