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NEXT WEEK : "FADS AND FANCIES" AT THE FORREST; AL JOLSON AT THE LYR16
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Ttlla wuu Shaw week lit. l'lilladelplila,
and a strong testimonial to the grow
lne popularity of the Knetlsh playwright.
TIjouKh It was a pity that none of the
fou plays on view was In his elder vein,
yet oven so comparatively recent a
piece as "The Doctor's Dilemma," which
the Plays and Players revived, ave
pretty strong hints of how the new and
popular Shaw has changed from the man
who mljht havo said, with Glovannlttl:
I rtlnK my shaft and my disgust
Agatnit your gapl and your law.
In hta personal opinions Shaw Is no
less "advanced" than of yore. He has
oven substituted equality of Income for
the comparatively respectable state so
cialism which he preached as a Fabian.
But since "Fanny's First Play" his plays
have grown steadily less vehement, less
. iconoclastlo and. less pregnant with orig
inal thinking. In plnce of his old origi
nality of attitude, he has gained a mel
lowness toward his fellow man. '.'Pre-
raallon' la Just as much nearer a sym
tht!3 treatment of humanity as It la stilt
far from what Shaw calls It, "a ro
mance." Certainly the play at the Broad
has nothing In It to offend the most con
ventional. A record for Shaw.
Sid Shaw Up and
Press agents are a curiously publtc
oplrited lot Here Is the conscientious
and well-read representative of "Pyg
malion" trying to prove that Shaw stolo
the Idea of the play from Smollett. He
ay he found It In the1 Literary Echo,
but you can safely put It down to his
own honesty and erudition:-
Those who have forgotten the de
tails of Smollett's "Peregrine Pickle"
may be reminded that In one episode
if the story the hero, in very much
the name way aa the professor in
Pygmalion,' purchases for a small
sum o. young street girl from her
mother. A thorough washing and new
clothes produce a remarkable trans
formation in the neglected child.
Encouraged by this and convinced
that the difference between the accent
of tho upper classes and the street
is at thf bottom a small one, the
hero gives his protege lessons la
enunciation, or, a Mr. Shaw has It,
phonetics, and boasts that he will be
able to Introduce hr into society.
The girl shows herself highly adapt
able; only one habit, the use of oaths,
she cannot break away from. Like
Kliia In the play, the street child is
first introduced Into the circle of the
hero's relatives and then into great
social celebrations, -with complete suc
cess; even her oaths, like Eliza's oc
caalonal lapses, are admired as a
fnrlf of grent orlslnaJltyl
At this point comes the only differ-
oss MflE& Gmmms
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Tdii-"mtkt ' O'Hin.
WVMw' 4UW, TODAY & Wvds4y,
Mr Patrick Campbell
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"Pygmalion." Eliza In the play, ao Ri'fcJBSEBali!BHHB& fM&mr ,.-S
Mr. Shaw leads us to believe, marries WwSwmGBBBBmBBla&BB ' vSVKl
her professor; the Eliza of 'Tore- wSmmnMwHMimSl 'i'iMwiU
grlno" runs away with a footman. jyfljMggMffl - .-' VW:iiiJP I
Some Scenery Good
nnd Also Very Dad
Soenery la queer stuff. It can be re
markably good and remarkably bad, not
only in a single production but In a single
scene. Take "Pygmalion," for Instance.
The setting for the third act reproduces
Shaw's directions almost perfectly:
Mrs. Hlgglns was brought up on
Morris and Burno-Joncs; nnd her
room, which Is very unlike her son's
room In Wlmpole street, is not
crowded with furniture and little
tables and knlcknacks. In tho middle
of the room there Is a big ottoman,
and this and tho carpet, the Morris
wallpapers and Morris chintz win
dow curtains and brocade covers of
tho ottoman and Us cushions, supply
all the ornament ana are much too
handsome to be hidden by odds and
ends of useless things.
The room Is very pleasing, Indeed to look
at. The scene at the professor's Is set
with square corners that are a welcome
relief from the usual splay angles of the
theatre. But the attempt to fake a solid,
carved door-casing by painting shadows
on the flat, Is not only unsuccessful but
The first act combines good nnd bad
touches In the same set. The good part Is
the general arrangement of the shelter
ing church porch and the misty view of
the Covent Garden Market between the
pillars. But to curse this reality, the
scemo artist has set up a flat scene of
canvas painted to represent vegetable
baskets, and ha has thrown a single spot
light on one side of the stage, Instead of
directing It from two lamps above or mak
ing It come from the church within, To
cap it, Monday night the stage manager
Home of World's Greatest
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Saturday, Feb, 20
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Igal FEBRUARY 23 ft,CLOCK
1R8T PERFORMANCE, IN THIS CITY
qSrdaM'a W- Jin Italian) aWte4 from
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Presented With the Same Cast
wblcft cootrltut4 ta tlt InltW auccwi of thli
ipr at Its
World Premiere in New York
Mows.' Farrar. VoroJa, Sparltaf, Braalam
MM. MartUfUI. AinaW. SufiU, Altbouaa,
Twianl. Laonlirdt. Coai, Mr. TpMaalal.
FOK THE IMPATIENT PLAYGOER
Who takes a seat at any play owes
It to producer, playwright and players
to stay until tho end, be It novor ao
blttor or belated. Now York Times.
"Bellevo me, many a two-dollnr show
has been saved by 'hokum stuff,' " said
Al Jolson as ho smeared his faco with
burnt cork In his
dressing room at
tho Winter Garden
a fow nights ago.
It IS doubtful
whether tho moBt
Inveterate Of thea
what Is meant
by the term
"hokum stuff." It
Is an old-time mln
for slap-stick com
edy. Out on what
usod to bo known
as the "Tallow-Dip
stuff" was resorted
to by the comedians
of minstrel aggre
gations, in order to
cet their audiences Into
a stato of high,
good humor. Al Jolson served his ap
prenticeship In this school oi acting,
which accounts for the fact that he keeps
hammering away at his listeners indotat-
lgably until they succumb.
In Jolson's minstrel days it was cus-
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and WALTER JONES
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CHAHLE8 FROIIMAN Praaanta
Th. Qrtat Thret-Slar Combination
, DONALD BRIAN
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COMEDUNS. SINOERS, PANCE
.mm I CfABMVlIX.Jir'
Tlli flDW WJlllfc
POnnUST "Fftdn nnd Fancies, -with Dorothy Jnrtlort, Lydla LopoUova ami rr
ADBLPI11 "Tho Third Party," with
Taylor Holmes and Walter Jones. A
boisterous farce of tho familiar trlan
ular variety with a patont oharepon,
Violent but amusing.
BtlOAV "Pygmalion," with Mrs. Pat
Cnmpboll, the distinguished English
nctross. Bernard Hhaw turns a Cock
ney flower girl Into the phonetic oqulv-
alsnt of a duchcsR. A flno Impersona
tion In a nno comedy.
OAtttttOK "Innocent," "wlUt Tautlno
Frederick nnd a good cast. Tho disas
trous results of beauty, Ignorance nnd'
a lady. Itathcr unexciting, considering
tilTThEfTho Admlrablo nnshvllle" nnd
"Tho Dark Lady of tho Sonnets," with
tho resident cdmpuny. Two comctlles
by Shaw. One a blank verse Urnmatl
zatlon of his novel on pugilism: tho
other an nmuslng encounter botween
Queen Elizabeth and Shaw's only dra
matic rival. Good fun for tho ttill fore
KElTR'a Carolina White, tho distin
guished singer: Trlxle Frlganza, the
popular comedienne; Harry Bcresford
and Company., Mr. and Mrs. J. Mc
Greovy, Lucy Glllottc, Adler and Ar
llnc, Blank Family, Martin Van Ber
gen, tho Bchrens, and Paths Nowb
GLOBE Flo Bert In "The Dream Pi
rates"; Frank Milton nnd tho De Long
Slstors In "The Terminal"; Annie Kent,
"The Little Jester"; Burns and Klsaen,
singers; the Arco Brothers, balancers;
Dorothy King and Sara Keridlg, two
local juveniles; Pierce and Malzeo, and
Plelert and Scholleld In song nnd dance.
NIXON Wilson Taylor In his playlet,
"Tho Chief of Pollco"; Camllle Personl
In a Japanese oporetta, "Butterfly
Lovo"; tho Nine White Hussars, In
strumentalists; tho Circle Comedy
Four, Aloxander Porter In Patter nnd
Chatter, tho Great Wheeler, bicyclist.
NIXON'S OIIAND Werner-Amoros and
Company In a juggling novolty; Robins,
"tho one-man band"; tho BIx Little
Honey Bees; Kirk and Fogarty; vo
calists; the Cabaret Dogs, trained 'ani
mals; Jennings and Evcrs, black faco
comedians, and comedy motion pic
tures. WILLIAM PENNUarry Bapp In "The
Buyer From Pittsburgh," by James
Moran: Tim McMahon and Edith Chap
pelle In "How Hubby Missed the
Train"; Vlan Ford and Harry Howltt,
singers and dancers; Ed Corellt and
Charles Gillette, "tho old pair"; Will
Morrlssey and Dolly Racket, and Eu
genie Dunedin, ,
CltOSS KEYS (first half of week) May
Ward, "tho Dresden doll comedienne,"
in "The Cash Girl"; Lasky'a Three
Typos in a posing turn; tho Parisian
Trio, comedy and music; Walsh and
Walsh In "At tho Shores of Klllarney";
Paull and Boyno, modern dancers, and
tho "Stage-struck Kids." (Last half
of week) "Tho Political Women";
Webster nnd Woodberry, comedians;
Clem Bevens and Company In "Rural
Llfo"; tho Three Olldden Sisters In
song nnd dance; tho Phyllis Family,
i Shown Dally Mfttlne.a, S P. M 25o and BOc. Nlghti, 8 V. VL. 2Bo to ll.Ott.
A Program Unequaled in the History of Philadelphia Vaudeville
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FRED O. NIXON-NIRDLINQER.Paii.MaT.
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AOAPEMTj OF MUSIO
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AJdulan. An elaborate proauctlon on tne ordsr of the prsvaltnl NbW 'v-2.
"rovues," Tlid piece Indulges in quite an elaborate story ot a fanolful nJSllS
Tho book Is by Olen MacDonough. the muslo by Haymoiid HubbelL imuS
illtchell attends to the onsoniblcs. "uootu, JUllfcj
LYltlO "Dnnclmr Arolind," with Al Jolson, Lucy Weston and Melvllla rut. S$!
Ner York Winter Garden show bt tho familiar and elaborate type. en Ufa"
principally eotncdlans and chorus. There Is a real plot concernlne a i!,J!
husfftr who Is eftirchlnff for a certain lady with a crescent beauty mirlf1 5Si
nnds a ballroom full of them. Mr. Jolson occasionally spoils tho blot "Sfl
WALNVT "It's a konsr Way to Tlpperary," a war drama nlong- noouUr nS
with the present conflict nnd tho popular sonsr well to Uia fore; NeuSii'
nnd niotlon pictures 'R
bothbim, """ ""u"s,is
A!HEniOAN-., Fool There Was." l
me resident company. Porter EmrJ
for, i Browne's dramatic version of KlS
" ""' M. i
rtAarvn ti, r . . .
slcal piece. 'The Man and the witaSi
written liv Mm nn ni.ii m. '"""?U
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FEBItVARY tt, M
ADELPHI"PtB o' My Heart." WllS
Florence Martin. Reeves, Smith sj
Howard Short. Hartley Mannwf bod.'
uUr and amusing comedy of the lai
petuous young Irish girl and her con2
fllct with a sodrite English family. '
GAltmOK "Tho Misleading Lady." Thl
engaging .comedy of how a rough-many
nored gentleman, home from Patagonia.'
tames, woos and weds a society belle br
tho heroic treatment of kidnapping htr
to his Adirondack camp. ".
LITTLE 'Rtch Man, Poor Man," with"
tho resident company. A comedy W
Porter Emerson Browne, contrattlnr
urban dnd suburban life. 5
TrALNyTTh6 Trail of the LonesoroT
... x-ugono waiiors errectlvr
dramatization of John-Fox, Jr.'s. uuV
of the Cumberland Gap. S
KEITWBWlrtt. Leslie Carter In "Znxa'':
Wee George Wood, comedian; Blcktll
ana vvatson, tne well-known teatml
Dlfahn .Tan. w..m.hm... y . . '.41
Lyons and Yoseo, Hael Cox, Moortl
uuu munj, uoie anu uenany ana
amvkiuan "Maggie Pepper." Charles
iviciji b amuims aepartment stors
drama, In which Rose Stahl starrea.'
unuAij uuccasv mm isisie Ferguson.
Hubert Henry Davles drama of a ra!M
tress saved from tho Btreets and prtr-
ing herself In the end a woman of morij
fibre than most of her fellows. Lately 4
seen In New York.. '
WALNUT "Mutt and Jeff In" Mexico,")
A new edition of the familiar musicals
comedy, with the scenes laid In
turbulent republic to tho south.
AMERICAN "Thn Annfln rant,"
,lntn4l.,n Anyi v.n,, .... ......I k'TI.a i?
vey J. O'HIgglns and William Bunui
and acted by Robert Hllllard. v .;
MAP.CB 8. . . - 'A
GAR&tOK "Seven Keys -to ifaldpate.". .
George Cohan's masterly dramatlii
tlon of tho story of tho young author'
who went up to a deserted Inn In win-' ;
ter to write n novel. The audlenoa
encounters many surprises and msch '
humor. ' t
LITTLE "The Wild Duck," with Edith .j
AVynne Matthtson and the resident '.
company, Probably the first perform-. (
Concluded .on rasa IflM -
"THE V1I.LAOB FIDDLER AND THE COUNTRY MAID" ...
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