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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 23, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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Charles Hopkins and John Edward Emery in "The Marriage of Columbine."
" New York, Nov. 23. Pews in a
theater! It's a sight totoake the most
hardened playgoer gasp. And it hits
him right in the face when he steps
from the quaint and tiny lobby of the
Punch and Judy, New York's newest
"little theater," into its quaint and
tiny auditorium.
There they are some thirty rows
of dark, polished pewbacks, stretch
ing unbrokenly across from one side
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having gotten into a beautifully ap
pointed .little chapel is for a moment
almost too insistent to shake off.
Then you observe, the asbestos drop
and the row of coop-like boxes run
ning around the upper part of the
wall and you realize that you are
really in a theater.
The Punch and Judy is an actor's
dream of a theater come true. Chas.
Hopkins is the actor. He wanted
just such a little theater, in the me-
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