A musical tragedy in two acts
Music and Lyrics by Clark Smith and Michael Wildermuth
Book by Paul E. Schindler Jr., based on Michael Wildermuth's short story version of the American folk tale, "Sam Patch"
Original radio production for WTBS-FM (now WMBR-FM), Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 17, 1971.
Narrator: Howard Seegers
Sam Patch: Clark Smith
B.T. Whitehorse: Larry Wood
Bartender, Ma Patch: Dale Hill
"Pa" Patch: Mike McClure
Also heard: Harry Klein, Paul Schindler, Alan Baumgardner, Dave Yuckman, Irving Berlin and Harry Vaderci.
Promotional Support: Paul Green, Larry Rosenblum, Brian Harvey, Jeff Rubin, John Foran, S.J. Tenthumbs and the MIT Stud House Symphony Orchestra
Technical Director: Jeff Rubin
Associate Engineer: John Taylor
Field recording equipment provided by John Taylor
Music recorded on location by Bob Weinstein
Piano: Dave Allen
Guitar: Captain A.T. Zommar
Accordion: Larry Wood
Hum: Ampex 351
Adapted for Radio by Paul Schindler
From an original adaptation of the legend by Michael Wildermuth
Music and Lyrics by Michael Wildermuth and Clark Smith
Musical Direction: Clark Smith
Choreography and Lighting: Mike McClure
Cinematography by Mistake
Color by Crayola
Your incidental announcer: me
WTBS Presents executive producer: Paul E. Schindler Jr.
Mr. Schindler's wardrobe: Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industies