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THE SUJSLJDiVY Ef-B'RAIv'DriSUiN DAYi MAY 3 1891.
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WHAT THE THEATRES AKE OFFER
ING THEIR PATRONS THESE DAYS.
"Tho P.rlvato Secretary" at the National,
"Tlio Mikado" at Albauch's, and Ada
Gray at Harris's Some Coming Con
certsMusical and Stage Gossip.
"The Milcado" at Albaugh's.
For the second week of the summer opera
season at Albaugh's this week tho always
popular "Mikado" will be tho attraction.
This opera 1b astamlard favorite that always
calls forth large audiences, and the company
that has been engaged for it will make tho
production one of the most brilliant that the
opera lias ever had In this city. Tho favorite
Jannio Wlustbn will appear lor the first time
during the Cdrleton.season, taking the part of
N'anki-Poo. J. K. Murray, always a favorite,
has made a signal hit in the part of Poo-Bah,
and his appearancein that rOle will be a wel
come event to many admirers. Alice Vincent
will invest the part of Yum-Yum with her
own peculiar graces. Clnrn Wisdom wHl be
the redoubtable Katisha, and C. A. Bigelow
will furnish tho fun that belongs to the
character of Ko-Ko. It is a remarkably .good
cast, and the whimsical ideas which Gilbert
and Sullivan have incorporated in both the
libretto and the music are likely to receive as
good an interpretation as they have ever had in
this city. Mr. Carleton himself will sing the
part of the Mikado.
"The Private Secretary."
"The Private Secretary" has been seen in
this city a number of times, but ho has not yet
even begun to wear his welcome out, for while
he is a somewhat peculiar individual ho never
falls to put all who call on him in the best of
humor. Howill reappear at the National The
atre next week, and there Is no doubt he will
be welcomed by hosts of friends and admirers.
The play Is one of tho pleverest Mr. Gillette
has turned out and has been a continuous suc
cess. From tho. Initial performance at the
Madison Square Theatre, Now York, covering
over three hundred nights at this famous dra
matic fountain-head, it has ever borne tho
same magnetic influcuce. Following is the
cast, and a good one it is, embodying the
names of many of those who were in the origi
nal run at tho Madison Square Theatre: llev,
Jioberl Spauhfaig, Mr. David Steele; Mr. Cat
iermole, Mr. Harry Allen; Douglas Cattermole,
Mr. Frank Tauneblll, Jr.; Mr. Marshland, Mr.
H. A. Moroy; Harry Marshland, Mr. Herbert
Fortier; Mr, Qibion, Mr. Frank M. Kendrick;
John, Mr. Edward Moroy; Edith, Mr. Marsh
land's daughter, Miss Maudo Glroux; Eva,
Edith's friend and companion, Miss Nettie
Ferrell; Mrs. Spaidding, with tho little Spauld
ings, Miss Kate Burllngamo.
Tho Boston Festival Orchestra.
Washington Is to havoaMayMu6ic Festival,
in n measure, on Tuesday, May 14, when tho
Boston Festival Orchestra is to glvo two con
certs at tho Academy of Music, This orchestra
has been giving concerts in Boston during the
winter and has engagements with festivals in
various cities running into Juno. They come
hero from tho Richmond festival. Yietor Her
bert is conductor and 'cello soloist. The other
attractions are Miss Adelo Aus der Ohc,
pianist ; Miss Hobo Stewart, soprano ; Felix
Winternitz, violinist, and Myron W. Whitney,
America's greatest basso. The concerts will
be given at 3 in tho afternoon and 8 in the
evening. A season, ticket fpr tho two per
formances will bo sold for $1.50, beginning
Tuesday morning at Metzerott's. This sale
will close Saturday night and on Monday
single concert tickets will bo sold. Programme
books will bo ready for distribution in a
The Schubert and Sixteenth-Street
The Schubert aud Sixteenth-8treet Quartet
couc.erttto.be glveu at the Academy of Music
on Wednesday evening next promises to be a
brilliant affair, The boxes have all been taken
In diplomatic and leading society circles, and
a largo number of partiee will bo given. The
box-sheet at Metzerott's music store shows
that an unusual Interest is manifested in the
event, and indications point to a crowded
house. Tho quartets will be assisted by the
eminent artiste of the pianoforte, Miss Amy
Hare, whoso brilliant performances have
called forth such high encomiums whenever
she has appeared in public. There will be no
accompaniment to the concerted vocal num
bers, as tho beautiful effects of harmony and
shading for which these two organizations are
so highly praised would be lost with It.
Two numbers with a fugue movement will
also be sung without accompaniment a most
difficult undertaking. No one 6hould miss
tho opportunity to bear this concert.
Frank. MeNish Co. Sullivan
Frank MeNish, together with a host of
bright specialty stars, constituting his own
grand company, will be
the attraction at Kernan's
Theatre this week, begin
ning to-morrow night.
MeNish Is one of the
most famous minstrels of
the day, is tho originator
of tho celebrated act
known as "Silence and
Fun," and undoubtedly
one of the best come
dians of his class. This
will be his first appear
ance sinco his successful
tour around the world.
His excellent company
includes tho renowned
Acini; Four, the best com
edy team on the vaude
ville Btage. They appear
in an original, amusing,
and refined sketch, in
troducing skirt dances and grotesque dancing.
Among others are Roger and Belle Dolau,
Irish character artists; Bellac and Aouda,
necromancers; Llllie Mason, the charming
young vocalist; Gamella Bros, in their famous
portrayal of tho Chinese under the Influence
. of opium and rum; the Watsons, German Im
personators; Mathews aud Bulger, In tho
laughable "Confiscation;" tho Nesbits, James
aud Cora, the comedy duo. Professor Hamp
ton, the celebrated trainer, promises a novel
exhibition with his educated dogs, cats, and
geese, including dogs at school, hurdle races,
leaping hounds, aud clown doge. IIo will in
troduce his champion boxingcats, Sullivan
and Jackson, who, with eight-ounce gloves,
give quite a lively sot-to. Ladles' matinees
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Next
week, Sara T. Jack's Creole Burlesque Co.
The Pirates of Penzance.
Without doubt one of the most prominent
events of the season will bo the rendition of
"The Pirates of Penzance" at Lincoln Hall
on next Tuesday evening, May 5. Tho com
pany that will render this charming opera is
an excellent oR0,beingmade up of the society
lights of the Monumental City, and their ability
to do justice to tho opera was fully attested
at the full-dress robearsal held in Baltimore
on last Friday afternoon. Tho costumes are
superb in detail and richness, while the stage
settings will bo correct In every particular.
The proceeds of the performance will be
divided between tho Child's Hospital of this
city and the Day Nursery, of Baltimore, and
from present indications tho performance
will bo the event of tho social world, The
managers of tho Child's Hospital are to be
congratulated in securing such a rare treat for
Ada Gray at Harris's.
Miss Ada Gray will bo at Harris's Bijou
Theatre this week n the play that Is regarded
as hor greatest, "East Lynne." It Is a drama
which appeals to all. It touches the heart
deeply and strongly, and reads a lesson in life
that Is not soon forgotten. Miss Gray has ex
ceptional talents in tho portrayal of emotional
roles. She has a graceful manner, and reads
with force and discretion. Sho is surrounded
by a company which promises excellent re
sults, aud has every advantage as to scenery
and costuming. Her own dresses are said to
be wonderfully handsome. She has many
admirers in this city, and there is every reason
to believe she will gain mauy more.
The Boslom, Symphony Orchestra gave its
sixth, and last concert for the season last
"Vfedoesday night- before an apparently fuj)
house, but the smallest of tho six. The
orchestra for mauy years was a losing venture
for Its patron, Mr. Heury L. Higglnsou, but
this season the receipts are ahead of the ex
penses, In Boston every seat in the great
Music Hall was sold for tho season for both
tho Friday afternoon rehearsals -and the
Saturday night concerts, A season ticket for
the twenty-four concerts costs pnly twelve
dollars, but the choice of seats is sold at
auction, the highest pricepaid this year being
$1G0. Their concerts Ju New York have not
been a success until this season. At the lost
concert there tho announcement was made
that bIx concerts would bo given next season
and subscriptions to tho amount of $4,000
have already been received. In Philadelphia
and Baltimore they have the same success that
they have here. Next season they will play
in Now York on Monday, Philadelphia Tues
day, Baltimore Thursday, and Brooklyn Fri
day afternoon and Saturday evening. The
dates are all fixed and contracts made.
Wednesdays they hope to play In Washington
if a suitable place can bo found. A 4-o'clock
matinee In one of the theatres Is a possibility.
The orchestra left after the concert for Pitts
burg, and they will play in Detroit, Chicago,
Milwaukee, Louisville, and Buffalo before re
turning to BoBton.
Shuecker, the young harp player, is well
again and filled his place on Wednesday night.
Last month Mr. .TphjuCheshirc, .o jtho Me
tropolitan Opera House, played. Mr. Loefiler,
the violinist, who occupies the first, bench with
Mr. Kucisel, is well again, but not strong
enough to accompany the orchestra, on this
Mme. Uopekirk failed to entrance any one
with her playing. The Baltimore Sun, after
pointing out several faults, declared that she
required the support of an orchestra to cover
up her faults.
Hekking played his three short numbers to
perfection and received several recalls. His
repertory, however, must be limited, as he
played some of the same numbers when here
with a quintette club several years ago, and
an examination of the Boston programmes
shows that he played tho same pieces there.
This is his last season in Boston, as ho has
already signed contracts to play with Walter
Damrqsch next year in New York.
The Choral Society plans to give another
concert the last of tho month, hoping to lessen
its burden of debt. Tho Georgetown Orchestra
has generously offered to assist and other
talent will be secured. Tho appearance of our
two local organizations in a concert together
will be sure to attract a large audience. The
tickets will bo placed at popular prices.
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The Georgetown Orchestra begins rehearsals
again to-morrow night in preparation for their
concerts with tho Choral Society and at the
Glen Echo Chautauqua in June.
Our young violin players will bo interested
iu Felix Winternitz, who comes with tho Bos
ton Festival Orchestra on May 14. Ho is a
native of Vienna He graduated with high
honors from tho famous Conservatory of that
city in 1885, and came to Boston as a member
of the Symphony Orchestra, Ho has a re
markably pure tone and excellent technique,
and is a great favorite wherever he has played,
The great New York May Music Festival
begins Tuesday evening at the new Carneglo
Hal', "Old Hundred" and "America" are
included In the first programme, and Bishop
Potter is to deliver an oration dedicating tho
hall. The visit of T6chaikowsky is arousing
much interest, and the advance sale of seats
shows that the flnaucial success of the festival
Theodore Thomas was given a testimonial
dinner n New York last Wednesday prior to
his departure for Chicago, which is to be, his
home. Anton Seldl succeeds'bjm fis director
of the New York Philharmonic, and the
Brooklyn Philharmonic is to have Nikisch and
Professor Burmel6ter's 6lster comes from
Hamburg to accept a position aB professor of
piano and harmony at De Pauw University,
Tho American Musician, New York, has
suspended publication. Tho end wa6 proba
bly hastened by the resolution of tho piano
manufacturers to advertise In only two trade
The "Musical Year Book of the United
States," edited by George II. Wil6on, of Bos
ton, contains a complete record of every im
portant muBlcal event. The new volume will
be out during the present month. Tho enter
prise shouldiiave tho support of all who are
interested in music.
Mr. William F. Pruette, the great Washing
ton baritone, left for Toronto the early part of
the week, to join the Duff Opera Company.
IIo will make- his first appearanco with the
company in the big Chicago Auditorium to
morrow night, probably opening in "Car
men." He will remain with Duff for two
weeks, and will return to Washington to sing
in summer opera. Mr. Pruette shows con
stant improvement in his art, and the quality
of his voice seems to Improve steadily.
It Is likely that the Washington public will
be given another chance to hear Mr. Ludwig's
magnificent voice once more before bo sails
for Europe at tho end of the month. It is
hardly likely that Ludwig will ever visit this
country again, and he has been strongly
urged by his Washington friends to sing hero
In public once more. It is likely bo will do
bo if a theatre can be secured for a good night
within tho next two weeks. Mr. Ludwig
Sos6esses one of the noblest baritones over
card in this country, and be uses it with an
ease, grace, and dramatic skill that is unsur
passed. Notes of the Stage.
Lotta will spend the summer at Lonpr Branch.
Julia Marlowo closed her senson at Dutralo
The Ibsen cult is said to bo gaining ground
Wilson Barrett has finally decided to come to
this country again noxt season.
Tho Hoyt and Thomas farce comedies aro said
to have cleared 8115,000 for their proprietors
Eight light opera companies will belp Now
Yorkers to while away tho hot nights of the
Tho McCaull Company will put on its now
opera, "Tho Tar and tho Tartar," at Palmer's.
New York, on May 11.
St. Louis is to have n new $150,000 theatre, to
bo called tho Hugan Opera House. Mr. MoEl
fatrick is the architect.
Mrs. Langtry is now on salary. She receives
$260 a week to appear in, Augustus Harris's re
vival of "Formosa" in London.
Patrons ot tho fashionable Now York thea
tres complain that 6 o'clock is too early nn
hour lor performances to begin.
Rhea is getting up another imperial rOle.
She will have a now play next year, to bo called
"Tho Czarina; or, Catberina-I of Russia."
Mrs. Kendal has accepted a one-act play,
written by Mlnnlo Maddern Flake, entitled
"Not Guilty." Tho sceno is laid in Louisiana.
Julia Marlowo has been suffering1 from tonsl
lltls, and had to undergo tho operation of
excision of tho tonsils. Sho did not miss any
Tho East is getting very tired of tho chest
nutty minstrel performances with which tho
traveling companies afllict thorn, and minstrel
managers And business very dull. Minstrelsy
is about done for.
Comedian Francis Wilson is astonishing the
natives nt Now Rochollo with Jbp summer
home he is building there. It is said that tho
wooden tiles for the tloors come down dono up
in silver-foil and paoked in eawdust.
Many additions have recently been mado to
Sam T, Jack's Creole Burlesque Company;,,in
oludlng twenty shapely, dancers imported
djrect from the Weet.lndleo, who but heighten '.
tho novelty of tropical bolleo and Egyptian ,
Mrs. Waypffo My dear.you wJU have to ex-1
auso me from accompanying you to boo th&t .
new farce-comedy to-night,
Mr. W. (brutally) Not much! I hayo se
cured seats, Do you think I intend to go down
there and suffer alone ?
An enthusiastio actor, who had hard luck in
securing an engagement, wrote homo: "I
have been stuck in the mud for n long time,
but now I havo mounted the wave of suoccss,
and before long you will see mo coming in on
its crest, sipping the foam l"
I wish to put en record another prediction:
genuine farce-comedies of tho French and Gor
man order of which Gillette's adaptations aro
good examples will supplant the senseJess and
claugy horseplay entertainments with which
people have been 6urf eltcd. Tho public wishes
to laugh, but it demands legitimate provoca
tion. The change will bo a step in the right
direction. It will bo the precursor of tho
rehabilitation of the American staare. Dra
James O'Neill will produce "Tho Envoy," a
new play by E. J. Swartz, of tho Philadelphia
Telegraph, at tho Now York Star theatre this
week, Louis James, Frazer Coutter, and Har
old Russell will be in tho cast. It must bo hard
lines for Louis James to play subordinate to
A mysterious circular, signed L. M. Boyer,
emanates from Washington. It purports to
describe tho aims and purposes of "The Associ
ated Showmen's Union," a concern of which,
we never heard before, although it claims, a
membership of 1,800. Boyer solicits members at
five dollars apiece. New York Mirror.
Sims Reeves, the phenomenal English tenor,
will retire from public life early next month
without having made his oft-promised profes
sional visit to tho United States. Reeves is
nearly seventy. His final appearance will be
mado In a concert on May 11 in London. Henry
Irving will mako an address of farewell.
The Extra Fare Abolished.
The extra faro formerly charged by the
Pennsylvania Railroad on their Now York and
Washington limited express trains has been,
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Sunday, leaving Washington at 0:40 A. M.,
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company, Thirteenth street and Pennsylvania
avenue,and at B. fc. P. depot.
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