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THE WASHINGTON HERALD. SUNDAY, JANUARY 26. 1913.
NEWS OF LOCALPLAYHOUSES
Editor's note This column is devoted exclusively to' Wash
ington playhouses, their management, productions, and the stage
folk who will be seen in this city either this week or in the very
Julia Culp. the moat dlstlncuishcd of
all Dutch lieder singers, will be heard
In concert at the Columbia Theater.
Tuesday afternoon. February t. under
the management of T. Arthur Smith.
Mr. Smith has conducted the ncsotla
tlons on behalf of a coterie of promi
nent social leaders under whoso aus
pices the world-famed artist will appear.
Leonard Ilernsey. musical director of
The Quaker Olrl companj. is this
season directing a bis musical organiza
tion for the first time in America, He
has been connected with the George
Kdwardes forces for some time in Lon
don, and nis sent oer hero to take
charge of "The Quaker Girl ' by the
Marlon Sunshine, appearing as Isabelle
Montelalr in "Broadnaj to Paris." Is
considered b the New York public to
he one of the most charming Ingenues
which has eer come to the notice of
theatergoers. Miss Sunshine is scheduled
to be a regular feature of all the new
Winter Garden shows.
The all-star cast, headed bv Charles B
Ilanford. that Is to appear at the
Columbia Theater In February in classic
repertoire, has been met with phenom
enal success throughout the South.
Chase is negotiating with Charles
rrohman for the presentation in Feb
ruary of Ethel Rarrymore, now appearlnc
in audeUllc in J M Barrie's one-ait
comedy. 'The Twelve-pound Look"
A.. Van Bo"'n- leading man of the
Toll Players, arrives In town to-day to
make arrangements for his residence In
The College Girls' entertainment at
the Gayetv this week s gald to hae
much of the fun of -The College Widow"
and "Just Out of College" in Its dialogue,
hut the author Is not George Ade Sir.
Ada has not jet turned his talent to
E M Newman has announced an addi
tional traveltalk for Sunday afternoon,
February l at the. Columbia Theater,
when he will giie a. terles of ews his
operator has Just secured at the scat
of the Balkan -war His subject will be
The Balkan States"
It will be a blow to thouands of
feminine theatergoers when thc leam
that the exquisite Julian Eltlnge, ho who
will disport on the stage of the Co-,
lumbla Thater next week as a "Fas
cinating Widow," has grown so rich that
ho contemplates throwing off female tog
gery aften the present season and en
act only light comedy roles In the habili
ments of his sex.
Eddie Foy and the een little Foys,
all boys and all the sons of their In
imitable dad, are promised as an early
attraction at Chase's.
Feggy Lundeed, the Tolnette of 'The
Quaker Girl ' company. Is now In her
second reason on the musical comedy
stage. Last ear she had a small role
in the support of Emma Trentinl In
"Naughty Marietta." She is a New Jer
sey girl and an ardent supporter of
Joseph Cawthorn, who Is featured with
Julia Sanderson In 'The Sunshine Girl."
at the Columbia, this week, was co-star
with Elsie Janls In "The Slim Trlncess."
Mr. Cawthoni used to plas a concertina
with Pattl Kosa twenty ears ago
The European scries of travelogues E.
M. Newman is gUing at the Columbia
Theater this season is proving the most
popular of any in which he has been
heard In this citr.
The Bohemian Trio, constating of those
three cleer entertainers Hugh Bern
hara, Dolly Sweet, and Marie Ret ere
will be a feature of Tom Miners all-star
olio, with the "Bohemian Burlcsquers,"
at tho Ljceum this week
Ina Claire, the dainty little singer who
plays the title role of 'The Quaker Girl,"
Is one of the most photographed person
on the American stage, and has posed
for every leading theatrical photographer
The original English plajers from the
Lyric Theater. London, who were Im
rtorted hv the Shuberts for fhe New York
Casino production of 'The Merry
Countess," and who will appear at the
Belasco soon, arc Maurice Farkoa. Jose
Collins, Thomas A Shale. Claude Flem
mlng, A. W. Bascomb, and Mabel
That a man cannot succeed without a
woman's help is one of the morals to hs
drawn from James Montgomery's new
comedo, "Ready Mon." which Is to be
presented here by II II Frazeo at th
Belasco Theiter the w eek of February 10
Kva Davenport, the buxom comedienne,
who comes to the Columbia this week
with Julia Sanderson, was In the original
producfon of 'The Yankee Consul' with
Queens of the Follies
Counlhan and Shannon's "Queens of
the Follies Bergere" will be the attrac
tion at the Lyceum next week.
- This organization comes with a big cast
of singers, dancers, comedians, spe
cialty artists. Including such names as
Joe Sullivan. Helen Armstrong, Joe
Armstrong, Dave Schiefer, Arthur Arm
strong. Irene Calllhan. Cella Armstrong,
and Elizabeth Rogers. The piece
abounds in comedy situations and musi
cal numbers. All the latest song suc
cesses have been secured and will be
sung by one of the best choruses ecr
Been on the burlesque stage
Extra attraction, the notorious Kid
Canfleld. the reformed gambler of the
West, will expose the gunmen of New
York and the secrets of the underworld.
COMING TO THE THEATERS
Belasco Gertrude Hoffmann.
Gertrude Hoffmann In the New Tork
Winter Garden revue. 'Broadway to
Paris.'' will bo seen at the Belasco The.
ater next week. The attraction Is here
for ten performances six nights and four
matinees, on Tucsdaj, Wednesday, rrl
daj. and Saturday.
"Broadway to Paris ' Is properly called
a vue! becanso- that title may mean
almost everything and an thing, and all
Borts of entertainments ma como under
MUs Hoffmann displavs a great deal ol
versatility during the performances. In
all probability there is not another wom
an on the American stage to-da who
uccc&sfully. in one night, can Imperson
ate a circus rider, a turkey trot dancer.
Anna Held, Eddie Foy, do a song and
dance, ride a bicjclc, and also give a
display of classical dancing to the mel
ody of "Narcissus ' and the "BIuo
Despite the fact that May Irwin is al
was a "host In herself." ho has alwajs
realized the aluo of first-class support
no matter how successful htr chklrs
may be. In "Widow by Prox," in which
sue comcH to the National next weik.
she will head a company that is prob
ably the strongest that has ecr appear
ed with her. It includes such well
known players as Clara Blandlck, who
waa the late Kyrle Bellew s leading lady
In the original cast of his greatest suc
cess, "Raffles," Orlando Daly, recently
In "Evcryworaan. Helen Weathersb,
who played "Mrs. WlggB of the Cabbago
Patch." Frances Gaunt and Doro Gold
thwaite. who have frequently appeared
with Mis Irwin before, Arthur Bowycr,
.1 splendid English character actor, who
inado a hit as the old servant In "The
New Sin," Ljnn Pratt, and Richard
Columbia Julian Eltince.
One of tho theatrical events of tho
season will be the reappearance of
Julian Eltlnge In 'The Fascinating
Widow" at the Columbia Theater next
week Eltinge's forthcoming engage
ment will be in the nature of a farewell
visit in the musical play which has
made him famous the country over, as
it is announced that next year will find
the celebrated A. II Wood a star In
a new production That his final tour
In the present piece may be one to be
remembered, everything possible has
been done in the way of including new
songs, dancing numbers, and musical se
lections to a production new in its every
detail No changes, 'however, have been
made in the notable cast of plavers sur
rounding Mr Eltlnge, the company, even
to the girls of tho chorus, remaining the
same as that which has shared In the
triumphs of the star from the Inaugural
Clisie'i Polite Vaudeville.
The compelling attraction at Chases
next week will be tho baseball celebrltv,
Hughle Jennings, manager of the Detroit
Tigers, and tho black-face comedian. Ben
Smith. In their successful baseball sa
tire, "The New Mascot."
A special comedy feature will be the
Avon Comedy Four of vocal and charac
ter comedians In "The New School
Teacher" A comedy episode. "Drift.
Ing," will be offered by Agnes Scott, and
Henry Keane An equestrian novelty
may be eptpected from the Australian
circus stars. May TIrth and the Wirth
Fatnll). The ban Francisco Dancing
Quartet will present their Sierran and
Texan fiesta dances Adler and Arline
will Include a skit. 'The Hypnotized
Mimic" The French Kcnnelmastcr,
Adonis, and Pierre, his boulevard canine
comedian, are another addition. 'Fish
erman's Luck." a Klnemacolor corned -drama,
will be shown The pipe organ
recitals will continue their programmes.
On Friday afternoon. February T. there
will be no vaudeville matinee, as the
theater has been rented to the Philadelphia-Chicago
Grand Opera Company.
Chnse's Mary Garden, Fcbniarr 7.
Mary Garden, the celebrated prima
donna, will make her only appearance In
Washington on Friday afternoon, Febru
ary 7, at Chase's Theater, In "Tosca."
Since the American cancatrice first sang
this exceedingly dramatic part at the
Opera Comique. In Paris, last summer
her Interpretation of it has been the sub
ject of unusual discussion. Miss Garden
recently sang the rolo In Chicago, and so
great was the Interest to hear her rendi
tion that despite tho fact thit the per
formance was given on a special night
outside the regular subscription tho en
tire house was sold out for five das prior
to the performance
signed fay the gifted entertainer herself.
Miss Sydell will have the assistance
of William s. Campbell and .Johnny
Weber "as her leading comedians, and
as a. par,t of the entertainment there will
be offered five bit vaudeville acts In the
olio, the most pretentious being a one
act playlet called "Oh, Papa," presented
by Campbell and "Weber.
"When Dreams Come True."
The company engaged by Thtllp Bar
tholomae for his musical comedy of
youth, "When Dreams Come True" (with
score by Silvio Hein), to be produced
Easter Sunday at the Garrlck Theater,
Chicago, Is practically complete. In ad
dition to joung Joseph Santlej, who Is
to be "featured," It contains May Vokes,
John C. Slav In, Marie Flynn. Rita Stan
wood. Amelia Summervllle. Saranoff,
Anne Mooney, and Richard Tabcr.
Broadway Jones," George II Cohan s
latest success. Is to go to Chicago for a
Do you know
T. AllTHim BJ1ITH ANNOUM'tS
TWO PLRKOnMANCia OP
CHICAGO GRAND OPERA
Feb. 7, 2 o'clock,
VD V.U.STVU CAST.
srndrms "One Ujij."
The dramatic surprise of the eaon at
the Academy will occur next week when
Cecil Spocner's 'dramatization of 'One
Da" will be presented liv spcl.il ar.
rangement There are manj and various
reasons win this will lie a most impor
tant thc-itrlnl vent Mainlv It is s-c-quet
to 'Three eks. , Kllnor Glin.
which Ci-s Cecil hpooncr transformed
Into u itage production and which had
such a tremendous success at her New
York Theater last season
'One Dav a a low Mori, mire nrul
simple, a game of hearts, when, in beau
tiful voung Opal, with all the glorious
innocence or girlhood, in verdint sur
roundings, comes In contact with Paul
the joung crown prince, their meeting
ana mutual Infatuation transpiring on an
PoII'k Poll Players.
The popular stock company which en
tertained 'Washington Tor twent six
weeks last spring and summer, returns
i i-ous inciter next week In William
T Hudae s ct ni m.,,v 'ih. ..
I rom Home
A. IT Van Tiiiren o thm lAA4f..i- ....
Izetta Jewel the leading woman. Graham
ieci. Aiarh ieiit nnrt I :prfniri nn-H
nui are me iai-t veafs favorites to re
turn, and Helen Trace). Frank bhannon
Thomas 'Williams, Cecil Bowncr. It
Dudley Hawlej, and Ixjtta l.lnthtcum
are me new numbers of the coinpan)
Proprietor K '7. ivm t.o t.-...
statement in r-ani tn 41.. .....,..
- ....... u ... m I1CVC0D11; iur
me eauiDiisumont ot a winter and sum
mer scale 01 prices The n nlpp cla lu
made necessarj on account ot the higher
royalties Charced fnr nlai ,4.,ln u
regular season and the higher salaries
iuu ift auiurs in the winter months
when their sprvlcua rA u .....
..... , ,, l(l uciiitiiu wiin
production companies The night prices
win be Lower floor, 7u cents, nrst ba(
con. rO cents, setonri hnirnm -. -
Matinees- OrcheMra. aO cents, all other
This winter cal r m-w. - M . j
effect nnlv until inni i -. .
- ' . wiicii ine sum
mer season for ntnni- !. n ..
prices will be Identical with those of last
ajHi uiiu tiutnmer.
GayetT nose Sydell and Company.
Rose Bydell and her Ixindon Belles
ill be the attraction a h. -.. .
. ... ua.jci.y ni
week Miss bydell announces that this
Is her farewell tour In burlesque fche
will anDear in a hrieht tn.n. ..( ,
farce entitled "A Feast of Fun." written
especially for the prima donna come
dienne, and the situations provide ample
opportunity for the star to appear in a
viewunci-ing assortment or gowns de-
Feb. 14, 2 o'clock,
WD ALLrVTUt Cl-VT
price OrcIictrB. fUM; 11 rt Ital
raunr MOO. S.1.0O. 93.001 - nil Hal
ny, JC2JM), $2.00. Statu moit sMllnK fnr
linlh npfnpitinnpi llcLrti fnr MlntrlV
prrformanrm on sale February n at I.
JUIIA CULP IN CONCERT AT
' THE COLUMBIA FEBRUARY 4
Julia Culp, who has but recently landed
upon American soil with the assurance
of Europe's foremost musicians that she
Is the fortunate possessor of the most
beautiful voice that Is to be heard In
concert by the present generation, has
been secured by T. Arthur Smith for a
concert In the Columbia Theater Tuesday
afternoon, February . at 4 JO o'clock,
under the auspices of many of the mos(
prominent ladies of the Diplomatic Corps,
In conjunction with other social leaders
Her arrival In this country waa marked
by one of the most demonstrative recep
tions ever extended a European artist.
In which Nordlca and other similar art
ists participated with the social elect of
the metropolis. Born In Holland, Julia
Culp became, as a j oung girl, the special
protege of Queen Emma, the mother of
PLAYS UNKNOWN ROLE
AT AN HOUR'S NOTICE
Arthur Leslie, who played Franklin
Royce in "Th Traveling; Salesman" on
one hour's notice Tuesday matinee at
the Academy and the remainder of the
eek, never saw the play or acted heavy
roles. He has been plsylnff juvenile roles
In stock with the Poll Plajers of Wa-,
terbury,. Conn , and also wjth Louis
vvauer in -Monsieur .weaucairo-- at
Daly's. New Tork. .
Disraeli." with George Arllts In the
title role, the play that has had the loos
est run of the Boston season, closed at
the Plymouth Theater yesterday. It will
be taken on the road, and It will visit
the principal cities of tho EasC Including
TO-MORROW RIBHT AT 8 SHARP
At 2, Mat. Wed., 25c Jo SI; Sal., 50o lo 51.58
JOHN CORT Presents
I TOO PLAVS
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Mshta and Wednesday Matinee.
DAVID BELASCO'S GREAT PLAY
Thursday, Friday, Saturday .Mcbla and Sat. Mat., . 1. rinero'a Dest riay
MAIL ORDERS ARI
rhur -mllh,. 1327
Y SI, In Handera
Do you know
Edward A. Hines
JVMJMH 30, t .,jo p. m.
4 Mats. Tues., Wed., FrL, and Sat.
Dazzling Broadway and Glittering Paris Brought to Washington by
THE ORIGINAL NEW YORK WINTER GARIEN COMPANY
BROADWAY TO PARIS
SPICIEST SHOW ON TOUR
200 PEOPLE 50 "CHICKENS"
f.Ue Ttl U0 Y. 1:3.. 50c TO SS.0O.
Tb Onlr Tbaitar la WabktM OSartoc Eu1naslj Imf and
ALL THIS WEEK
Mats. Wod. aad SmL
THE HENRY B. HARRIS ESTATE PRESENTS
THE MUSICAL HIT OF THREE GORTIIEMTS
She Is coming
mcei. J1S0. o.
SLS SLCO. Bain
2.00. On ul at
Droop . 13Ui &
The 6reat Irish Tenor
New National Theater
THUIW -1KT. KEB. li t A JO.
Leopold STOKOWSKI. Conductor, ind Solo
lt. lHAir World Clrwtwt Mnllnht. Mt
lie. Jin. Btck. S3U WiKumln Atr , rTione
Farewell Week of Vaudeville
A Grrat Bill Headed by
"THE LOVE TRUST"
It. . nolfea Gcorjceona Mlnlaturr Musical Comcdr, with a Caat
Tirclrr, Including Seven. Glrla.
.." Smith. The FiTe Martea
The Flower Girl. Bicyclists.
JOYFUL HOMECOMING WEEK
The Permanent Stock Company.
Poll Players Return Feb. 3
"THE MAN FROM HOME"
The Greatest Comedy ot the Decade, for irhlrh Mr. Poll Paid f 1,000
r lUiraJtr for One Week. ,
8 BAT SAIB OrjEJfS TO-MORROW AT 8l30 A. M.
. 3JBTyae v
WITH INA CLAIRE AND PERCfVAL KNIGHT
NEXT WEEK AT?li
WIDOW BY PROXY
3111. OOERUOrTES. Coadaietor
Mail Orders sfow , T. Arthur Smith. 1X27 T St-Tlemrta, , UO, U T8
EMIL OBERHOFFER, Conductor
MAII, OHDEIIS 0 TO T. AR111UR SMITH, 1337 V ST.
TICKKTSt fZJOO. I-Q. ai.OO. 7Se.
d aailt Evenings, 25c, 35c, and 50c. ,nxnxa,itX
STARTS -m -m--iBii H MATS.
H MONDAY H
night " nwnn-imi " &Sat.
Matinees, 25c. Best Seats, vannnt
V. D. FITZGERALD PRESETS
Rose Melville's Production
OF THE ORLD-lDE FAMOUS COMEDY-DRAMA
Fourteenth Annual Tour and Still the Favorite
A PLAY OF THE FIRESIDE
A Thousand Laughs, a Few Tears and a 'Uorld of Satisfaction
PRODUCTIOV CARRIED I ITS ENTIRETY
A SPLE.XDID ACTIJJO COMPANY
Next Week ONE DAY
f3fflf)TGN'5 usm tmeatre:
ALL THIS WEDC .
J1ATINEE5 THUWtW5 AliDJATAMWO
CVFIRST TISIE TV AMERICA!
0-FIRST APPEARAKCB OF JULIA SANDERSOT AS A STAR!
tyAXNUAL CHARLES FROHMAX MUSICAL COMEDY PRODUCTIOsJ!
In the Relfnlna; Galetr Theater (London) Mualeal Comedr SaeeenSi
THE SUNSHINE GIRL
Eva Davenport Tom Lewis Alan Mudie
Vernon Castle, and 100 Others
Owing to the amount of musical numbers, the curtain will rise promptlr
at 8 p. m.
Seats on Sale Tuesday, January 2Q
E IULIAN POPULAR
FAMOUS OUUIMn THUR.MAT.
KXqllMTV. rnl.Olt IIKUK nl SundaT
AND MOTION PICTURES. MtNltlI to BERLIN
TlrkeU, SSr, .lor, 73r, 1.00. Suntlar Mil, Feb.O I) LK 1 Vf TE9
TIES1AY, J AT I """ rlll D
febriary4 2 JULIA CULP
Tickets SS, Sl-0, SI.0O, T3e, at T. ARTHLR MITirs. 1337 F Street
wuiiuroi i uiiHT. uiiicii niEST. no tie wdud'i kosei agscii
tiuiie. tin ieeut mil sgirusiu tie si so iib jj n imicrmii
tvn uisTi jli jm aoa J Ji v. m Halls wttra iwl Ihmss IB lrtrrai-
Jon TUcra li onod Vm lie Ui:m Itrntil in tba rrccmida Lourto
DAILY M ITS, 33 CENTSl K ES 35. SO. and 75 CENTS
nST TIMI. llrllk IN I1I.IU.K
WAMIINt.TOVS OW DR-IMTIC STR
PERCY HASWELL & COMPANY
ATIrr Tin lean Ot Trtnmrh in IrfswVm Pnoth a KnuanUe Cfem-dT
ot tbe Iafk of Ixol Qimto Ik-u
"MASTER WILL'S PLAYERS"
In nhlrb are Interpolated Mlsa Ilnsnell'K Createst hakea
prarrsn Holes. Rosalind, In "m ou Like It," and
Katherlne, In "Thf Taming nt the shreTi"
Sr FRANK FOGARTY Kr,ESI
The Uk-htrt Hibernian Hmnrx in inot Mmm, tnd Diam
Chas. Mack & Co
Id th Scmic Oaufdr
"tome Bark to Crln"
! The Jungmann Troupe
I 7cmLAn . Orrmx oitUj
I In Vrrial Sensations
The RunslrU Trw The Uu.
the DJrntniT ni;nt
I.KLAT BVSFBU. &TU
-uiicuic" iCHumrc & ben
TT-the NEW mscoT
'tun Othr BrillUat Sacmm .
ALL Tffl5 WEEK-MATINEE DATTV
MVJC sriECEL PRESENTS
15 Rail Rati Show
An All-Star Cast
ABE REYKOLDS-MAY LIN1EN DAN COLEMAH
",TH BEATRICE, The Ragtime Violinist
20 FAIR GRADUATES-20
tNOTE The management can positively guarantee this attraction as-o 6
of the best.) o
NEXT WEEK ROSE SYDELL j
2 BIB SHOWS
THE SURE POP SHOW
ANDY GARDNER IDA NICOLAI
(Our Old Friend ratsy) (A, Roxle)
IIVCHEV BEnMIARD SJI CREEV FLOSSIE GVTLOR
MARIE RE.EnE KD CLARK PEARL TURNER JOE BJRTOr
And Miner's Merrr Minstrel Maids. .,
And a Unique Olio. Including- 40 CTsssr Entertainers Mostly Glria.
EXTRA ATTRACTION-CERTIE LE CLAIR
And Her "Watermelon Trust. The Elrht DaneUr Pickaninnies. The Great,
est Aet In Burlesque.
FRIDAY NIGHT THE COUNTRY STORE
QUEE.NS OF THE FOLIES BERGERE
Sh la comlne
Every Monday Evenlnc
Subject for January 37,
"YELLOWSTOHE RATIMAL PAH"
008 V St. X. IV.