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THE WASHINGTON TDIES, SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 1912.
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AT THE BELASGO
Harris' Own Company and Prednctlen
IN ROYLE'S DRAMA
THE SQUAW MAN
Johann Strauss' "Night
Birds," Is Offering by
This week at the Belasco Theater the
Messrs. Shubert will present Frltzl
Scheff In ' an Important production of
Joliann Strauss' comic opera, "Jflght
Birds" (Die FledermaUB). The piece,
which has been performed In all the
capital cities of Europe, Is now a elds
sic The score Is composed of man
of the most alluring of Strauss' waltzes,
polkas, romanzas, and drinking songs,
Interspersed with richly concerted num
bers and brilliant choruses and finales.
The picturesque local Is Germany of
the last century. There aro three acts,
the home of Baron von Elsensteln, the
hall room of the Prince Orlofsky, and
the office of a prison,
Tho story of tho piece develops as the
result of a practical Joke played on tho
Baron von Elsensteln by hlb friend, Dr.
The costumes are oddly attractive and
the supporting company Includes George
Anderson. John E. Hazzard, Frank
Kuhhworth, Frank Farrlngton, Mllbury
Ryder, Morgan "Williams, Jessie Stoner,
Hazel Cox, Edith Bradford, and Joseph
Madaino Scheff has the role of Adele,
a pretty and coquettish maid In the
homo of Baron von Elsensteln. It is
a part that she has sung not only In
Vienna, but when a member of tho Met
ropolitan Opera Company, and It Is ono
particularly suited to her gifts of com
edy, as well as her vocal accomplish
ments. The production Is on the same sump
tuous order as that of "Tho Mikado."
There Is a largo chorus and a special
orchestra. The only matinee, will be on
Theodore Martin, the leading tenor In
"The Red Widow," was for five years
tenor soloist at Calvary Baptist Church,
Channlng Pollock and Rennold Wolf
have been commissioned to write a new
musical play for Raymond Hitchcock,
isii ready for Production in August,
"Chtll-Chlll Beans" Is the name of the
song- which Is sung by Western and
Baird In the "Big Banner Show1' as a
travesty on the famous operatic air,
I The friends of Miss Nnnnv K'nrnnm n
Washington girl, who hns been with
"The Million company In New York
.city the past season, will .have an op
portunity to tee her this spring at
Chase's, as she has accepted an engage
ment with the Poll Stock Company.
Manager Mayer, of tho Lyceum, has
obtained the exclusive rights of the
IPlayergraph scoreboard, which will be
installed at the Lvceum this wink. nnd
I'wiu be in operation this coming Thurs- r
aay, ivriaay, ana Saturday at the theater.-'
The .playergraph reproduces each
play of the game exactly as played at
tho exact time by direct wire. The
Philadelphia games will be reproduced
this week, starting Thursday matinee.
There will be a dramatic recital and
musical entertainment, under the au
spices of the United States Civil Serv
ice Retirement Association, given In the
music hall of tho Arlington Hotel, Wed
nesday, April 10.
i Dr. Earl Wllfley will offer character
impersonations from Shakespeare, Poe,
and Mark Twain and Ernest Lent.
Geotge O'Connor, Mrs. Dalglclgh, and
I othjeJrs will round out a meritorious
4 musical program.
With the dramatic and musical stock
I companies at the theaters, new- attrac
. tlbns at Glen Echo Park, the summer
1 amusement season In Washington will
1 offer a variety of entertainment to the
I amusement-seeker. Glen Echo will
I again ibe under the management or
Leonard B. Schloss, who announces the
opening date as being Saturday, May
25, when the public will have an oppor
tunity of noting the many Improvements
I now unaer way.
There will be no auction for any
charitable purpose of the reserved seats
for the opening performances In Chase's
new theater, August 19, next. Mr.
Chase emphatically stated yesterday his
views upon the subject.
"Nothlnc of that sort will be ner-
! milled by me," said he. "I have no
ngnt wnaiever to tax my patrons ror
any such purpose. My Invariable pol
icy of 'first come, first served will ap
ply Just as enultablv and noDUlarlv to
!the opening of my new theater as It has
xo ray present piaynouse, wnicn nas
had two generations of WashlnEtonlans
i under Its roof."
i Amonc the nlayers announced liv
Everett Butterfleld as under contract to
him for the stock season at the Belasco,
opening on Monday, April 15, are the
new leading lady, Blanche Yurka, and
the leading man, Clifford Bruce. Miss
Yurka comes direct from the Herald
Square Theater, New York, where she
alternated with "Adele Blood In playing
the title role In "Every wo man." Pre
vious to this she was leading lady with
William Courtney In "Don.'" Sho also'
ftlayed under the Belasco management
n "Is Matilmony a Failure.", Clifford
Bruce followed Kyrlo Bellew In "The
Thief," under Charles Frohman's man-
ana was also leauing man
William Gillette In his farewell
tour and with Nance O'Neal In her
1 San Francisco.
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Edward H. Robins in Role
Made Famous by William
DURBAR IN KINEMACOLOR.
Tho spectacle of the Durbar will be
exhibited by klnemacolor at the Be
lasco Theater tomorrow and Tuesday
afternoons. Theatrical traditions have
been upset In New York by the advent
of the supcib klnemacolor pictuies of
the gorgeous Durbar ceremony at thy
New York Theater, where the glitter
ing pageant Is drawing crowds.
These klnemacolor picture, which
are motion pictures In nature's own
colors, Include the following scenes:
The royal visit to Bombay, preparing
for the Coronation Durbar, their maj
esties' arrival, the state entry Into
Delhi, rehearsing for the Calcutta
pageant, the camp of the King and
Princess of India, the state garden
party, the horse races, tho Delhi polo
tournament, the elephant stockade, pro
paring the elephants for the parade,
the grand review by the King-Emperor
of Tfl.OOO British anil Indian, troops, an!
many others of like Interest and his
A thrilling boat race Is the spectacu
lar feature of "The Big Banner Show,"
which will be the attraction at the
Gayety Theater this week, with Wil
liams and Weston, as the chief comed
ians, and Miss Blanch Balrd, as the
feminine star. The boat race comes as
the climax of tho musical comedy call
ed "The Regatta," which Is said to
be alive with tho college spirit, col
lege songs, college girls, the waving of
pennants, and the giving of college
yells. The second half of the enter
tainment will be? a travesty on the sum
mer boarder In a sketch called "A Trip
to the CaHskllls "
The two sketches are connected by
four vaudeville features, chief of which
will be Miss Balrd's songs. Williams
and Weston will offer their travesty,
"The Battle of Bay Rum," and Ray
Montgomery, Mildred Stoller, Mike
MacDonald, Joe Mlltern, and tho Heal
ly sisters are contributing factors In
the show's success. There 1b a chorus
of twenty girls.
The Columbia Players
Xr a Complete aad Inspiring Production of
EDWIN MILTON ROYLE'S
Four-Act Comedy-Drama Sacceis
tLa in -
Next Week: Belasco's "The Lily"
The Majestic Theater promises at
each of the four dallv performances of
Its third week of vaudeville, beginning
tomorrow ut 1 p in., a ared enter
tainment of music, real nnd eccentric,
loser ani thrilling acrobatic fpats,
dancing and drani.t In tabloid form.
Thlsweck'3 bill will have for Its lead
ing atu action a. travesty of the Shakes
pearean trafedlun of the old days,
under tho title. "A Hot Time In Old
Home," presented hv Chantjcll, Schuy
ler, and Gren. Then Jhore Is a mu
sical eccentricity, unique, laughable,
nnd at the jams jline enjoyable In the
act of the Musical Busklrks. Daily and
ONvlll will appeal to those fond of
athletic exerclriPs In horizontal bar an
tics and evolution, while Connellv and
Hov.u, i-lngers, dancer, and comedians,
are expected to Drove a strong fea-
The speclil atttactlon will b the
Slauott Twin? ani a company of ftve
puloimers In i series of daring feats,
and other acta are to be added fiom
the later bookings not yet made known,
vvennesdav evening w'.ll be amateur '
night, when the efforts of the would
bes will be added to tho regular nro
gram, after each of tho two regular
1 he usual special concerts will b
given today and tonight.
In "The Bquaw Man" 'the Columbia
players will tomorrow night lnaugurato
the fourth week of the stuck seatton ut
the Columbia Theater, Many will tecall
tho production of Edwin Milton Roy I a a
stirring drama as presented by the com
pany which, following an extended run
at Wallack's Theater, New York, toured
the country to record-breaking business
everywhere. In that company were
William Faversham, Theodore Roberts,
W. S. Hart, Seleno Johnson, Katherlne
Fisher, Mabel Morrison, and a host of
others whoso personalities havo been
Identified ever since with the parts they
With the Columbia Players the Fav
ersham rolo of Captain Wlngate will
fall to the lot of Edward Hass Robins,
who Is In every way qualified for a
powerful and convincing Interpretation
of this all-Important role. Aline Mc-
Dermott replaces Selene Johnson In the
part of Diana. Francos Nellson will
lend the full vigor of her powers to the
role of tho devoted Indian girl, Nat-u-
rltch. originally Dlayed bv Miss Mor
rison, while other Important members
of the unusually largo cast will be
Godfrey Matthows as Henry Wlngate,
Julia Blanc as Lady Elizabeth, Carrie
Thatcher as Lady Mabel, Carson Dav
enport as Malcolm Petrle, George W.
Barbler as Tabywana, J. Hammond
Dalley as Sir John Applegate. John M.
Kline as Big Bull, Arthur Ritchie as
Shorty, Logan Paul as Baco White,
Stanley James as Cash Hawkins, and
Amelia Maybome as Mrs. Hiram Doo-llttle.
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"The Traveling Salesman," by James
Forbes, author o, "The Chorus Lady"
and "The Commuters," will be the at
traction presented by Henry B. Harris
at tho Academy this week for the first
time at popular prices. This announce
ment should arouse more than passing
Interest among tho theatergoers of this
city, as "The Traveling Salesman" has
been heralded as ono of the greatest
laugh-provoking comedies of the pres
8hep Camp will bo seen In tho char
acter of Bob Blake, and assisting him
are Faith Avery, Harriet Macknown,
Harriet Sheldon. Lou Miller, Mark Elli
son, Ed Romaine, Charles Ross, and
others. The production is carried out
In Its entirety.
The cast of "Tho Mysterious Miss
Apache," the new musical comedy to be
given here lu Columbia Theater on
Tuesday afternoon at 4:15 o'clock, Is
entirely made up of atudents 'of the
Columbia University, and they have
been hard at work between school duties
rehearsing their various parts. The
play was received enthusiastically by
its New York audience when It was
given early In March In the Hotel
"The Mysterious Miss Anache" Is
two-act co'medy with a plat that Is run
ning over with, fun and mystery and
centers around a colonial varsity show
that travels abroad and gets stranded
In a little town In the Balkan moun
tains. Here the trouble begins, when
one Doyle, a de-tec-tlve, on tho trail
of a lot of counterfeiters, suspects the
leading lady of the troupe, whom he
thinks Is "Miss Apache."
However, everything comes out right.
The leading man. "The Modern Ro
meo," captivates the heart of an Amer
ican heiress, and sho supplies the
stranded company with passage money
for home and Broadway. The score
is full of catchy songs, funny dialogues,
and numerous dances. The comedians
of the show, .Blaber. as Detective Doyle;
Isbell, as Count Tobasco, and Spal
thoff, who, by the way, 1b a Washlng
tonlan, are remarkably clever. Many
specialties are Introduced, and -with the
extravagant scenery and elaborate
gowns the Columbia students have
aimed to make this last production un
She's Only Sixteen.
Ann Pennington, the dancer appearing
with Raymond Hitchcock In "The Red
Widow." Is the youngest principal now
appearing In musical comedy In Amer
ica. Sho Just celebrated her sixteenth
The Tiger Llllles. with Matt Kennedy
as the leading comedian, wTH be the
attraction at the Lyceum Theater, open
ing tomorrow. Assisting Mr. Kennedy
will be a large aggregation of fun
makers. Charles Barrett. Edword
Bruce, James Dougherty. Len LaCouv
ler, Frankle Rice, Valveno and Trask,
and many others will appear In the
offering. As an extra added attraction
on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, the
Playograph will reproduco each play of
tho Nationals at Philadelphia by direct
'Allco Teddy," tho bear that skates,
fjpvlll again be the headline attraction at
tne Arcaao, appearing every afternoon
and evening at 4 and 9 o'clock. She will
participate In races with any of the
children wno care to try their skill on
rollers with that of Alice. The bowling
parlors will be used every night by the
various clubs, and there will be several
parties of women. A number of dinner
parties have been arranged for the cafe,
A dog show Is being planned for the
latter part or the month.
THE PLAGE-CHASES THEATRE
TUC TIUC. Commenting ADDII I Kth All Spring
I lib I llflb Monday Eve..Mil lllb Ivlll
"Varsity" Show of Columbia University la
"The Mysterious Miss Apache"
BO Men and "Girls"
The Virginian, The Chorus Lady, The Deep Purple,
Madame X, A Gentleman of Leisure, Seven Days, The
Commuters, and other great plays.
,A. H. Van Buren, Izetta
Jewell, Duncan Penwarden,
Hazel May, Mark Kent,
Louise Kent, Marie Howe, Robert LeSeuer, Gertrude
Bondhill, Louis Haines, Lorimer Claflin, Beatrice Lane,,
Graham Velsey, Jane Whitford, John Fee, . Clarence
Chase, and Guino Socola.
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Presenting- "La Doheme," "Ia Tosca
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