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TEE WASHINGTON TQIES, SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 1912.
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SINGERS TO
APPEAR HEBE WITH
Sopranos From' Boston
L . Grand Opera Company
Will Be in Rols.
ABORNORGANIZATION
'A.s formerly announced, the onlerle
of principal artists maintained with the
Aborn English Grand Opera Company.
I at the New National Theater, will un
dergo more or less change ench week,
bv exchanging- artlms between this and
the Aborn organizations in other Cities,
aa they have done lnpast snasins In
Washington. r ' '
A notnbln array or stars Is announced
for the opening week, beginning Mon
day. April 22. Tho two prima donna
sopranos to alternate with fach oSIip.'
throughout the -week are Elena Kir
mes, lata with tjio Boston Qpcra Com
pany, and Edna Morvland McGowon,
a 'young American singer who has been
singing In grand opera In Europe.
Salvittoro Sclarrottl.lvnor. will divide
.the eight perfoimunces of the week
'with Albert Amadl. who has iuBt re-
l"' .tm-nprf from n. xiirrr ssfnl season In
Mexico. James Stevens, the baritone
jwhn appeared In the, spectacular Aborn
revival of "The Bohemian Girl," will
have the leading baritone roles In both
operas of the week, while another bnrl
ltone, Frederick Huddv. formerly of tho
Boston Opera company, will second
1 him. Siegfried Phillips, the German
Ibasso, will sing at all performances, as
(will also the mezzo-soprano, Ira Jcane.
I'Almerlco VInacela, former conductor of
vthc International Opera Company In
.North and South America, will hold tho
(baton at all eight performances, and
.She stago will be under the direction
of "ilnil Schwder. the former Metro
politan director, who was hero with tho
.Aborn forces before.
Tho flrst half of the oncnlnir wck.
including Monday, Tuesday, and
Wednesday night a and a Wednesday
matinee, will be ocoupled with Puccini's
jnelodlun "La Poheme," with Misses
Klrotes ftd McGowan alternating as
Mlml, Miss Jeano- as Musetta, Messrs.
Bclarrettl and Amodl appearing In turn
ar Rudo'ph, Mr. Stevens ns Marcel.
Mr. middv .-is Scli.iunurd and Mr. Phll-
fjlps as Colllne. The second half of the
iramo week, Including Thursday. Trl-
day, and Saturday nights aim tne oai-
virnav mntinet, win unng icur porcorni
anccs of anotlior Puccini opera, Tos
ca,'' with Misses McGowan and Klrmes
in , the title port. Messrs. Amadl and
Sclarrcttl aa Cavaradossl, Mr. Stevens
as Scarpla, Mr. Phillips as Angelnttl,
lor. Jluddv as, Satrlstan, and Miss
'Jeano as the Shepherd Boy.
v One of tho beat comedies In recent
jyears, and one that is still fresh in the
local mind for the excellence of tho
.-work of Wallace Eddlnger in the title
role will be presented at the XJolumbla
Cheater next week by the Columbia
Slayers, when "Bobby Burn.lt" will bo
the offering. The comedy is a dramati
sation, by Wlnchell Smith, of George
tHandolph Chester's immensely popular
Hovel, "The Making of Bobby Burnlt,"
twhlch several years ago attained a rec
ord for large sales in this country.
Those -who saw Mr. Eddlnger's pro
duction will Teeall how admirably the
play is suited to stock production, and
the Columbia company may be expepted
to give a good account of Itself in tho
forthcoming offering.
A play of exceptional strength has
been chosen by Everett Butterfleld for
the second weeks appearance or tne
Butterfleld Players at tho Belasco Thea
ter. Porter Emerson Browne's great
drama of modern life, "The Spend-
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struction credited to Porter Emerson
Browne.
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The Poll Players will open their sep
ond,week with "The Virginian," Owen
Wister's romance, 'adapted for dramatic
use by tho author and lifrke La'Shelle.
Ah n noveJi "The Virginian" was ac
cepted by more than a million Ameri
can readers as one of tho flnst of na
tive romances. When tho dramatlza
tlonof the book was made it was flrst
produced In , Boston with tremendous
success, afterwards golngto the Man
hattan Theaterlri New York, where its
remarkably convincing atmosphere of
pioneer days In tho cattle country, Its
quaint, yet vital characters, its appeal
ing love story and its tense and pow
erful situations all combined to make
It one of tho most instant successes
that. Broadway-had seen for many4a
year.' nv ' ' .
"The SVirglnlanV will be produced Un
Poll's Theater ' the week beginning
April 22d. with all its original embellish
ment. There will be twentv-two people
in the cast of this play. The cowboys
and women of the West will appear
as they were pictured in the novel Uvo
people, rough, but sterling.
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Lyhne, which Gomes' to the Academy
next week, can be explained only by the
fact that the story the play unfolds is
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April 21, 3, 24. U, at Bostpn. Gamp?
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For the week following Clark's "Run
away Girls" the Gayety will celcbrato
Al Beeves' homecoming with his famous
beauty show. Mr. Reeves will have
as hU assisting funmakers this year
Andy Lewis, George W. Scott. H's
burlesque will be "Conology', which
will be enlivened by a nutnbeR of musi
cal hits, among which Is v George Jf.
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Scars, the planlstc, and Marie Brandon,
graceful tocdancer, are advertised as
special attractions,
The Mask and Whig Club of the
University of Pennsylvania will bring
its twenty-fourth production 'to
Washington a week from tomorrow
night, when thlH most famous of
college organizations will present
"Miss Helen of Troy" at the Belasco
Theater.'
"Miss Helen of Troy" Is not a par
ody on the famous Helen of mytholo
gy Tho heroine is the daughter of a
millionaire hailing- from Troy, Pa.
The first act is laid in Reno, Nev
where a young playwright Is stop
ping at the lleno Inn. where he if
writing a play for an actress who is
also a guest waiting for a divorce
to the second act, there
are several big specialty dances,
particularly one based on the new
Tango dance. There Is also a Chlneso
dancing specialty and a travesty en
titled. "The Concertina" on the Belr
asco production of "Tho Concert."
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Great
Contest
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Iren of American
Revolution to. Meet
The annual convention of (he national
'society of Children of tho American
Revolution will begin Monday, Apr!) 15,
being preceded this nftcrnoon at i
o'clock by Hpeclal services for members
at old St. John's Church, Sixteenth and
H streets, where the Rev. Roland Cot
Ion Smith has Issued a cordial invita
tion to the children. ,
The Monday session, beginning at 10
o'clock, will be held In the children's
room on tho third floor of Continental
Hall. Reports of officers, awards, of
loving cups, and Insignia will occupy
this session, a patriotic entertainment
will be given by tho -children Tuesiay
evening at 8 o'clock on the stage of
Continental Hall. On Wednesday, from
4 to 6 o'clock In the afternoon, a recep
tion will be held at the Arlington, at
which the children, dressed In colonial
costumes, will dance the minuet.
Tho President and Mrs. Taft will rt-
I celve the members of the society at 3:3Q
twini-eMi" aiisijiuviu, vn jc nuay a
speech, will be made In the D. A. n.
co'nvcntldn concerning the Junior or
ganization. The annual pilgrimage to
Ml. Vernon will be made next Saturday,
the children starting by boat at 10
o'clock Saturday morning for tho his
toric site.
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In a Two-Act Musical Comedy
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jjProgranii
Mnif.' Schuniann'HcInk, tho contralto.
will Rlveyiier only WttBhJnton recital
thin nfcaBo'n'ft tHo Columbia Theater
next Wcdncsaa afternoon at 4:30. The
Drmrmm will be one of the finest shu
httB ever arranged and nlli' include a
rone cyclo ' ot bIx Uunffarmn Gypsy
sonilBtiv Brahms. Thci ureat Donu-
Iarlty of .tills prima, donna yfasemon-
Ktratea last season wnen sevQrai nuii
dred of her .admirers ero Unable to
gain admission, even for standing room.
To .iccomniodalc ''!e demands of stu
dents of slnglnc who , are unable to
studv except during the summer, and
tu ailBfv manv it his regular students
in tltls city who (lnd the hpat here too
Intt hsd rUvhei snmneiv ,Sydnev LJoyd
WrUshtsprr nan cstftbllahpd the Wright
rorl, Summcf- Bchpol oV Blnging, situat
ed atc 3hawnt-e-onLDelawarc, Monroe
county. Pn one of the most Ideal spots
on the Delawaro river, about three
miles from V.tter, Gap.
During the summer Mr. Wrlghtson will
Sivo a' series' of lectures, muslcalcs and
roriceris assisted by some of his pro
fessional friends from New York and
(the,B c!tles,;jn Worthlngton Hall, sit
uated In' .tjift village.' Oho of tho best
olf. couies.in ttho country, of about
0.100 yards in length is on attraction.
There Is n. mncninccnt hotel at Shaw
nee, and ample accommodaUons can
do found in Burrounaing iurm nousca
and boarding houses In thq village.
Do Cortcz yolffungcn, director of
the Washington Grand Opera Chorus,
returned from his trip to New York
last Tuesday and made the state
ment that he has engaged the fol
lowing caBt for the two perform
ances of Faust, May 6 and 7 at the
Columbia Theater:
Alfred E. SHaw. the London tenor.
In the difficult aria of Fuust: Mephls
tonlioleB. Henry Scott, leading- bass
ot the Chicago Philadelphia Opora
Company; Marguerite. Miss Helen
Warrumi Slebel, at one performance
will be sunK by Mss ISlslo Baker. In
the second performance, Miss Mar
guerite Tcdrow, a Washington girl,
will take the part. The part of Wag
ner will be taken by Eugene u. Wal
ter and F. C. Schaefer. Mr. Wolf
fungen will sing the part of Val
entine tor tho first time. Slgnor
C. Gnarro, a former co'nductbr of the
Savage company, will direct the per-
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Once Again!!!
THE MASK AND WIG CLUB
University of Pennsylvania
Present Its
:MtbAamuuiEt9Jtucilpn,
miss mm OF TROY
The Merriest Musical Comedy of the
year One hundred, students New
dances New features Elaborate
scenery and costumes.
One Performance Only
Monday Evening, April 22d.
Public sale of seats 9 A. M., Monday,
April 15th at the Box Office of the
BELASCO THEATRE
Tickets, $2.00, 1.50 and J1.00.
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On Its Southern tour, tho Metropoli
tan Opera Company, of New York,
will stop In Unltlmoro for a perform
ance of Humperdlnck'8 poetic opera.
"Koenlpsklndrr," nl thp Lyric !n
Uiat cltv npt Saturday aftfemoon
dT 2 o'clock. The orlKlnal- tast will
alnjr this interesting work, Silos Qcr
nldlne Karrni-, tire younsr American
soprano, appearing In the fole of tho
Goo8p Glrlj
It Is probaljlp that, 0- number of
washlnston opera patronii, who are
udmlrera of .Mls Fajrrar. will bo to
Haltlmoro Saturday to hear this per
iormancc. . .
.
t The Muelo 6lud'y Club haB announced
Its third evening muslcaln to be given at
the "Washington Club. 1710 I -street, Wed
nesday evening, April 17, at 8:30 o'clock.
Jan Kubellk Is to appear at 4W,fJo-,
lumbla Theater oh Wednesday, April 21,
at 4:30 o'clock. In what will probably be
his "farewell" appearance In this coun
try. ' '
.
The second of two-piano recitals by
Miss Dagroar do C. Rubner was -given
on Friday morning at 11 o'clock In the
Playhouse. . .Assisting her were -.Mrs.
Idalla Ide, soprano; Miss Kalherine Lin
coln, soprano, with Prof. Rubner at the
piano. The recital was under the direc
tion of Mra. raul Butorlus, of LNew
xork. Three numbers of two or' moren
parts each were ,wcll rendered, and
chosen from the works of modern com
posers. i.'
Kdwln Hughes, ,afler an absence "of
flvo years, during which time he stud
ied with Leschetlsky, makes his first
public appearance In Washington! , at
the Washington Club, April 23, . at- 8:15
o'clock. The numbers which ho" has
chosen for his program cover a Vide
range and their execution will prdve?lhe
caliber of this musfclun. He- comes un
der the patronage of Mrs. John M.
Blddlc. Miss Susan D. Blddle. Mrs.
Mary Cryder, Mrs. George H. Hldrldge.
Mrs. Otto Torney Simon. Mrs. Hunt
Slater, Mme. Marie Von Unschuld, and
8. M. Fabian, Hclnrich Hammer. Josef
Kaspar, John Porter Lawrence, Otto
Torney Simon, and J. M. Scranage.
The member's of the evening chorus
of tho Church of the Covenant, who
have Just closed their season, present
ed their musical director. Otto -T.
Simon, with a silver loving cup on .Sat
urday evening, Several musical "num
bers by members' of the. chorua furnish
ed tho entertainment, and boIob .Werp
sung by Mrs. McLeod, Miss Harriet
Shaw, Mr. John T. Broslus and Mr.
Martin.
The next meeting of the Piano Teach
ers' Association will be held next Wed
nesday night, at..' 1410" N street north
west. Mr. Felix Garzlglla will give ah
address. At the last meeting Mrs.
Lent played a number of selections.
AMUSEMENTS
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April 15-23
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Winsome Ensemble or Womn
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Dancing, Congregational singing
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Get In Line, Brothers, for the
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Presidential Balloting Wednesday Night
Come and cast a ballot for your
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Other Bier Features for 'the bal
ance of tho engagement of tho-
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April 15-23
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