National Geographic : 1951 Jul
© National Geographic Society 60 oaacnrome oy n.Antnony tewart Ladies of the Chorus Try On Crowns in a Dressing Room Beneath Longwood's Outdoor Stage Peggy Lukens (left), Anne Fairchild, and Joan Grosvenor Blair (seated) make up for their parts in Patience. Members ofPhiladelphia's Savoy Company sang this Gilbert and Sullivan operetta at the outdoor theater in 1916. Coming back to Longwood each June, they have repeated the show three times. Opposite page: Donald Bishop, Howell Zulick, and Robert Carnwath, all Savoyards, practice make-believe behind the water curtain, a seriesoflighted jets (pages 62and 64).