Download Full Text (1.8 MB)
James Thurber and Elliott Nugent
July 19-24, 1971
Director.....................................Dr. Charles W. Dodrill Designer-Technical Director.....Prof. Fred J. Thayer
Elliott Nugent scored his biggest stage success with The Male Animal, which he co-wrote with his longtime friend James Thurber. It centers on a college professor who faces dismissal for his defense of free speech. Further complicating matters is the arrival of his wife’s former boyfriend. The play premiered in 1940, with Nugent in the lead role.
Acting | Dance | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History
College Theater, Otterbein University Theatre, Musical Theatre, Drama
Otterbein University Theatre and Dance Department, "The Male Animal" (1971). 1971 Summer Theatre. 1.