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LINCOLN SPEAKS TODAYJoe Callawaythrough Actor, Director, Lecturer ONE OF THE GREATEST INTERPRETERS OF LINCOLN ON THE STAGE figure In his great performance, of a great man, Joe Callaway brings to life the humor, the great humanity and political acumen of Lincoln. YOU ARE THERE when Callaway lets Lincoln speak for himself in the greatest speeches in the English language. Joe Callaway is an actor with a background of over 7,000 stage performances in classical and modern productions. He has been applauded in 14 European countries. Trained at the University of Oklahoma, Northwestern, UCLA and the Goodman Theatre. Was for many years professor at leading universities. Margaret Webster, who directed Callaway in a series of New York productions says of him: He is an actor of exceptional talent. IN 21 YEARS THIS IS THE ONLY TIME I CAN REMEMBER A SPEAKER RECEIVING A STANDING OVATION‐Mrs. Robert VanFossan, Pres., Minneapolis Woman's Club, Jan. 31, 1961The students were captivated. SPELLBOUND.‐West Va. Wesleyan CollegeSimply wonderful! Impressive appearance, admirable manner.‐Crescent Hill Woman's Club, Louisville, Ky. (Return appearance)Wonderful! He is a magnetic personality and held the audience SPELLBOUND.‐Iris Club, Lancaster, Pa.Superb! We have never seen our entire audience so completely absorbed. At the close ‐what an ovation.‐Woman's Club, York, Pa.A brilliant performance. Seldom has anything been received with such unanimous enthusiasm.‐Westchester Woman's ClubWe have never heard a more prolonged or sincere ovation for a speaker. A warm and charming personality. Had the audience SPELLBOUND.Woman's Club, Millburn, N. J.Inspiring and illuminating! Comments were heartwarming to a program chairman.Scarsdale, (N.Y.) Woman's Club 1961-1965, 100th Anniversary of the American Civil WarThe President, in a special proclamation, said I request our nation's organizations, schools and colleges to carry out appropriate centennial observances, enriching our knowledge and appreciation of this momentous chapter in our nation's history. Callaway is a superb actor who thinks enough of his audience to spend years on research. Lincoln's words and wisdom are even more applicable today. His dramatic imagery was excellently portrayed to a rapt audience.‐Bumblebee, Rochester Ad Club (Third appearance)Held our audience SPELLBOUND. Should be heard everywhere.‐Rotary Club, South Bend, Ind. Management THE REDPATH BUREAU 343 S. Dearborn St. Chicago 4, ILL. Phone: Harrison 7-8723 507 ROCKINGHAM ST. ROCHESTER 20, N. Y. Phone: Hillside 5-1747 Brilliant and versatile. We have rarely presented a program in which we have taken more pride and satisfaction.‐Frick Educational Commission, Pittsburgh, Pa. (Seventh season)Excellent and very timely.‐Teachers Institute, Freeport, IllinoisTerrific‐Never had such praise for any program. Everyone was held SPELLBOUND.‐Woman's Club, Great Neck, N. Y. Other Available ProgramsBROADWAY PLAY-BY-PLAYPLAYING MANY PARTSSHAKESPEARE a la MODE Continue to be the most popular fare off Broadway today. Joe Callaway has just completed a six-month run in an off-Broadway triumph, unanimously acclaimed.
|Title||"Lincoln Speaks Today": Joe Callaway|
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|Personal Name Subject||Callaway, Joe A.|
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