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H 6 GOODWIN'S WEEKLY.
H J) pa ma tie.
H A Brilliant Close.
H The theatrical season locally will be most eventful
H from now until the house closes on June 7th. Mana-
H !' ger Pyper has a list of bookings to be proud of, and
Hk with Mansfield and Miller and Drew all in a week, it
H J will be most strenuous for the bread winners, and a
Hj case of writer's cramp for the check signers.
H The list is as follows:
H May 21 Alberto Jonas.
H May 22 Kathryn Kidder in "My Country Cousin."
H May 24, 26, 27, 28 Salt Lake Opera Co. with Lulu
B 1 Gates in "The Jolly Musketeers."
H May 29, 30, 31 Richard Mansfield in "Beaucaire."
H 1 June 2 Henry Miller in "Trelawny of the Wells."
H June 6, 7 John Drew in "The Second In Com-
H ' mand."
H Prof. McClellan is to be thanked for the Jonas
H concert, which promises to be a social and artistic
!" Orr Salisbury Cash is with Katherine Kidder in
"My Country Cousin," and his old friends will be
out in force to welcome him next Thursday night.
It is scarcely three years since he left here to study
in New York. He progressed rapidly, and last year
played The Bishop of Ely in Richard Mansfield's
production of Henry the Fifth. He is a nephew of
h the Hon. O. J. Salisbury of this city, and has hun-
Hi dreds of friends who will see "My Country Cousin."
H I The Salt Lake Opera Co. does one of the best
Hj J things it has every attempted in the production of
Hk. "The Jolly Musketeers." Lulu Gates' opera debut
Hf is exciting interest in musical circles, and the opera
H ( is bound to have a wonderful success.
H ' Henry Miller and Margaret Anglin will play
H 'Trelawny of The Wells" here on June 2nd, and
H v there are those who are wondering if the house will
H - be light. True, half of the attraction of a play is to
H ' have something up one's sleeve, but no local produc-
H) tion of anything theatrical could spoil a one night
Hi house for Henry Miller and Margaret Anglin. They
H could resurrect Katie Putnam's "Old Lime Kiln"
H or a hero-villian-sad-lady Brady stunt, charge the
M price, and get a house. They come with a great
H 1 company, the pick of Frohman's people. The list is
Mrs. Whiffin, Mrs. Walcott, Jennie Eustis, Ethel
h Hornick, Lillian Thurgate, Dorothy Tennant, Chas.
H Walcott, Fred Thome, Charles Gotthold, Lawrence
H Dorsey, Walter Allen, Otis Turner and Arthur Elliot.
9 John Drew playing "The Second In Command" is
H more liberal than Miller, and gives us two nights
M when he could play five. We're thankful though for
M any chance to see him, and "The Second in Com-
B mand" will leave a nice taste to coquette with for
l the three long months after the theater closes.
Hj " Beaucaire."
HLr The dramatic event of the year comes to the
Hi Salt Lake theater May 29, 30, 31, when Richard
H Mansfield presents "Monsieur Beaucaire." Evelyn
Bp Greenleaf Sutherland and Booth Tarkington, have
W' written a five act comedy on the latter's story of the
9J barber-gambler-prince, and Mansfield is playing it as
B only Mansfield can. To these., two American writers
H belongs the distinction of having supplied Mr. Mans-
H field with his most delightful comedy success since
B the days when Beau Brummel and Prince Karl first
H delighted his audiences. The happy hit has more of
H the quality of permanency than anything Mansfield
B has done. This is because Beaucaire gives Mansfield
Bf something on which to fasten his art. It is charac-
B ter in" a fascinating story, not a puppet in a poem.
The Prince, who was mistaken for a barber by the
smart set of Bath when Beau Nash was imperator,
gives a wide play for humor, wit, repartee, and senti
ment. The jest is on Beaucaire's lip, but the perfume
of Lady Mary's red, red rose fills his heart and in
toxicates him with a love that fashions a romance
which has delighted all who have read it. Mansfield
is said to have devoted anew his unique gifts for por
traying the royalty of a prince, the consciousness of a
swell, and the romance of a lover.
"Beaucaire" is, as they say, a play of manners.
The scene is the celebrated English watering place,
Bath, during the social sway of Beau Nash. It is a
fascinating period for a comedy of wits. The first
act discloses the Pump Room, whither the blades
and belles come for the waters. The second act
shows Beaucaire's lodging the night he caught Win
tersett cheating. The third is Lady Mary Carlisle's
ball room on the occasion of the introduction of the
Duke of Chateaurien to Bath's beauties. A portion
of the garden of Mr. Bantison's country house on the
roadway near the statue of Diana is the locale of act
four; and the last act of all is the superb assembly
room on the occasion of Bath's learning from the
Marquis de Mirepois, ambassador from the Tuil
leries, who is the visitor it has harbored as barber,
gambler and Duke of Castle Nowhere.
As might well be expected the period and locale
have been Mansfield's inspiration for a delicacy and
coloring of scene and costume in which he has sur
passed himself. The prices will be higher than usual
they ought to be, argument or no argument.
There is a possibility of two matinees, or five per
formances in all, and the engagement will be a nota
Viola Pratt Gillett Re-engaged.
Viola Gillett has signed a contract with Klaw &
Erlanger for two years more. As Prince Charming
the original prince in the season's success "The
Sleeping Beauty and the Beast" she has made the
biggest hit in her career, and her enterprising mana
gers have refused to release her to create the prin
cipal role in "Sinbad," a London production of next
Mrs. Patrick Campbell will include Salt Lake in
her tour next fall and winter, and will be one of the
season's great attractions. Her manager, Mr. Fisher,
has planned an American and Australian tour, and
for that reason Mrs. Campbell will summer in Ame
rica at Bar Harbor, Me.
A "Wild Rose".
It is a musical comedy and awfully clever, and
promises to be about the whole thing during the
summer season in the east. Full of songs and
dances and clever lines, and clever people that is
enough. It is also overloaded with horrible puns,
for instance, "I'm not able to loaf all the time, but
half a loaf is better than none." But with all the
tragedy there is in life, a few such breaks don't do
Williams & Walker conclude their engagement
with a matinee today and performance tonight.
These "Phrenologist Coons" have one of the clever
est coon shows on the road.
"Miss Mouse" Trapped.
My, my, how the critics and other jour
nalists in New York vied with one another
in saying nasty things about "Little Miss
Mouse," which was turned lbose on them at
Wallack's theater the other afternoon.
it is described as the talkiest, most
monotonous occurrence of the season and
the only person who coaxed any kind of a
notice was Laura Nelson Hall, who did
some clever work here as leading lady for
the stupid Ralph Cummings, several months
Mr. Frawley's versatile press agent gives
out a new phrase of the actoress' diamond
Miss Van Buren is not allowed to lose
her jewels no, Mary must be careful. In
stead a $3,500 package of gems is sent by
an admirer in Bordeaux, and it follows her
across the country time and again. Finally,
while in Seattle, she hears what is coming
to her, and next month she goes to New
York for the gems. The absent one writes,
he'll "meet her with a little package."
"Arizona" in English is to be played throughout
Germany. This is the latest announcement from
Kirk La Shelle. Ach, Gott!
The Grand has closed its season.
Mr. Mansfield's plans for next year a stupendous
revival of Shakespeare, notably Julius Csesar with
400 people on the stage.
Senator Piatt of Connecticut was building a house.
He had occasion to hire a carpenter, who was a plain,
unvarnished son of New England.
"You know all about carpenter work?" asked
"Yes, sir," was the reply.
"You can make windows, doors, and blinds ?"
"Oh, yes, sir."
"How would you make a Venetian blind?"
The man thought steadily for several minutes. "I
think," he remarked finally, "that I would punch him
in the eye." Washington Post.
You Can't Take Chances.
Sanitation is the first thought in the pro
gressive Palace barber shop managed by
Frank Standfast, and beginning today he
will inaugurate an innovation in Salt Lake
barbardom. All mugs and razors will be
sterilized after each shave and all combs
and brushes will receive the same treatment.
This is the finishing touch in the improve
ment of the model shop at 20 West Second
Salt Lake Cbeatre.
GEO. D. PYPER, Manoger.
Afternoon and Night,
SATURDAY, HAY 17th.
Williams and Walker
AND THEIR COMPANY,
SO - PEOPLE - SO
In tho now and original Musical Farce Comedy,
SONS OF HAM
DIRECTION HURTIG AND SEAM0N.
A Grand Chorus of Thirty Trained Voices. A
carload of Speolal Scenery and Electrical
Effects. A Spectacular Cake-Walk
Prices, 25o to 81.50. Matlneo, 25o to 7Gc.
Children 25o anywhere,