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GET THE LEAD OUT

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GET THE LEAD OUT. American bicentennial theatrical production written by Paul HEMMER and Charles Geroux. In 1976, during its four-week, twenty performance run, the play was seen by more than eleven thousand people.

Courtesy Paul Hemmer. For the full program, see http://www.dubuque.lib.ia.us/admin/DocumentView.aspx?DID=183 (PDF--953 KB).
Paul Hemmer and Charles Geroux. Photo courtesy: Paul Hemmer
Record album
Sketch of the street scene. Photo courtesy: Paul Hemmer
Scene of Irish/German argument. Photo courtesy: Paul Hemmer
Poster. Photo courtesy: Paul Hemmer
Photo courtesy: Paul Hemmer
Costume sketch for Madame Rienza (head of the Can-Can group). Photo courtesy: Paul Hemmer
Scene from "I Gotta Get Out & Get Away from I-O-WAY" (a show stopper). Photo courtesy: Paul Hemmer
Scene from "I Gotta Get Out & Get Away from I-O-WAY." Photo courtesy: Paul Hemmer
Sketch of the costume for J. Clifton Purdue. Photo courtesy: Paul Hemmer