Look Over Plans For Civic Theater - Plans for civic theater, part of the proposed Ann Arbor civic center, are being examined by Mayor William E. Brown, jr. (left), John H. Benjamin (center) of Sheehan Ave., president of the Ann Arbor Civic Theatre, and Dr. Thomas D. Gilson of Hill St., board member and chairman of membership and season tickets for the Civic Theatre. The Civic Theatre group opened its activities last night with a one-act play and open house at the workshop, 305 1/2 S. Main St.
Inspect New Home: Civic Theatre officials, making an inspection tour here of their newly acquired scene studio and workshop after presenting a check for purchase of the former city's utilities Department property to Mayor Cecil O. Creal (center) are embarking on a $6,000 drive for improvements to the structure.
Best Set: Fred Ouelette (right) accepts The Ann Arbor News trophy for the best set of the 1962 - 63 Civic Theatre season from Mayor Cecil O. Creal on behalf of George Bedard, who was designer for the Civic Theatre production of "The Grass Harp." The award was presented at the annual Civic Theatre banquet on Saturday.
Sworn in Southpaw Style: Cecil O. Creal was sworn into the office of mayor yesterday afternoon -- left hand in the air. Creal later noted this humorously and commented to a large audience at a ceremony in the City Countil room that if it made any difference, he would take the oath of office again later -- right hand in the air. City Clerk Fred J. Looker is shown administering the oath.