The Swan


February 23, 1928


Illini Theatre


A bittersweet love story about a young princess who defies her role in her family’s attempt to regain its royal title. The play sheds light on the nature of love and the responsibility of royalty as the princess and her family become involved in a world of passion and intrigue.

Author: Ferenc Molnar

Historian’s Corner

The lady’s costumes for this play had a local significance. They had been worn in Bloomington Society some twenty-five years ago. These delicate and attractive costumes lent a personal touch to the production and to the artistry of the play.