By B. Witham
Began as an audacious scan, for thirty years the Hedgerow Theatre prospered as America's so much winning repertory corporation. whereas recognized for its well-known alumnae (Ann Harding and Richard Basehart), Hedgerow's legacy is a dwelling library of over 2 hundred productions created by way of Jasper Deeter's idealistic and decided pursuit of 'truth and beauty.'
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Madeline first appears as a tennis-playing, carefree young woman who awakens to the discrepancies in her idealistic world and matures into the social conscience of the play. Similarly, Harding began as an enthusiastic, but amateur, mimic whom Deeter was able to coach into giving a moving and truthful performance. For him it was a memorable achievement. He also played her father, the deranged and despairing Ira who lost his wife to diphtheria and his son to the war, and who in the last act of Inheritor, despairs that all that remains of the land is his beloved corn whose seeds will fly away on the wind.
In Chicago, Deeter conspired with the Provincetown Board and Gilpin’s wife to keep him on the wagon, but Deeter was eventually replaced on the tour when the battles over the pro- and anti-Jig forces escalated in New York. Deeter returned briefly to Provincetown to plan and execute a sound plot for The Hairy Ape, but his dream of a “beautiful theatre” was stymied after he left The Emperor Jones. He scrambled for a time trying to pay the bills and keep a career alive. He toured in the Midwest with Madame Bourgny Manner’s Ibsen repertory, went home to play summer stock in Harrisburg, and then returned back to New York to do a role in Owen Davis’s adaptation of Cˆ apek’s The World We Live In.
Deeter struggled to make the relationships believable, but the tension between character behavior and Cook’s desire for a Dionysian revival confused or bored small audiences. 9 Glaspell, however, was intrigued with Deeter’s work on the play, and when the players scheduled her dramatic story of the Blackhawk legacy for production in 1921, Jasper Deeter was invited to direct. 10 It invokes racial tolerance, conscientious objecting, and personal commitment and integrity. But at its heart it’s about the land: who possesses it and for what purpose?