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' ...PLAYS AT THE THEATRES THIS WEEK.....
^Aeaeeaar?Jfeaasy mm* Miw>, WtU
i O.IUer, ta -?rer gay Die." Wed.
?/ aaetlae* an? a iaht tat Ttjaura
Kuprr? Hashes* Pwllnaea PesSJ
tMiou?**f la|>p> Hoollgea," tall the
*Caaj>ar<r?V a aa)ev Ula.
Labia?I nude* ill*.
Little Taneaire flctarea aa?l ?es as
According to the beet of enties.
ame Marc?: is SembMche voice ta
i? beitt la Fung reCiial worn, ana
program o; uer ootue.-t here tn
City Auditorium November 11 Bi?
rds every snmthet shade of the vocal
wt.:> n mt excels. Tile pro
ram, which is printed belov?, pro
iiea liberally for the audience, no l?s3
.nan nine ion<8 being aal ao?n against
Mggams Bamttrk h's name. It offers a
?a.'!ety of theme that caur.ot fail to
plea-* the individual listener.
kiarceUa sunbrich, per hags the beat
teur--.id concert singer of t-ie day. :s
fresl. ,'rom a year's tour of European
L et,,' >?>??? having just completed a t?
f riet of thirtv cjiicerts abroad, i-'t. Pe
Isrsburg, wlerr Madame sScinbr.. ;i won
fauie SB the opera t-tagt. we? omed her
sack as a concert singer In wr.at was
a triumph for the woiasi and tr.a
artist In l'?ru she scored such a
?access with sor.;s of toe flsi Hi
trilogy?Pchuma.n. Scliaoert ano
Br.r.rr.s. la the original?as has sel
' dom been accorded a concert singer ir.
Her first public work in America this
season was In Carnegie Hall. New
. ' Tork. when the critics again OSPltU
I la ted, hailing her with gieaiar fervor
I ot appiause th-.t: ever. She Is re-1
ported to be in best voice, slngir.g as |
i she has not dune for years, and win-1
Bing fresh laurels with every appeur- j
ance on the concert stage. O? her i
American tour she will be assisted ;?>?
Gutla CaslBi, celiibt, and Fr:ink 1*'
Torge. plaalst, both of whom were fa?
vorably received in New Vorg.
Tlie program for Richmond Will be
as follows: I
- Fantasy on Rus^iau Songs.
[ Madame Sembrlch
Toccata and Fugue In D Minor....
Mr. I* Forge.
<a) "Wohin" .Schubert;
<b> "Waidesgespraoch" .Schumann j
<e) "Im Kahne".G:leg!
(b) "The Lass With the Delicate |
Air" .Dr. Arne j
Madame Sembrlch. j
R) Romance .La Forge
) Valse de Concert.La Forge
Mr. La Forge.
?a) "Morgen" .Strauss
(b) "Before the Crucifix".La Forgs
<e) "But Lately in Dance I Embrace!
Madame Sembrlch. with 'cello obligato
by Mr. Caslni.
is) Nocturne .Chopin
'?Btorlelle del Bosco Viennese".
"Never Say Die." a new play in
three acts in which William Collier Is
ap>earlng under the direction of Lea
Fit-ids. is sched'i)*J for pmslaUatlqn at
the Academy Monday and Tuesday,
"Never Say Die" Is a typical Collier
ehow and te;l.s of the adventures of
Dionysius P.'o^dbiirry (WUttesa CaUiST)
an American, who inherits $S COj.OOi). i
He is told by two eminent ph'rate ans
that he cannot live more th&r. anotn-;r
month because of his wild Ufa of the
past. An Impecunious friend. Hector
Waltera. leves an dhas be<-n jccepieo'by
Violet Stevenson. daughter of a weal
thy soolety wox<m but Just as the en?
gagement is snnss'iiiiil word rorr.e*
that the faliure of certain banks .-.as
reduced the Stevensons to pennry. As
Walters has no mean lo provid9 foe
a wife, it is necessary to ann.il >-.?
engagement. Woodburry. the n.iiilon
sJre. proposes that he ana Mi-s Steves
son be mtrrled, ?nd as h<. cannot live
more than a notih, his a'fe w:U ;ooi
some Into possess.oa of h. a f >rt r.- . I
at the erid of a ym%' s.ii a..d Wallers
will be in po>:tvn rf> marry. The
proposition is *gree?: to. Woo Iborrj
and Mis? StevoBSOB are mar-;,-.i t ?
latter goes vn a trip ta r-ia a w?'.i
fcar mother Walters goes to lulv to
s'udy art Wocdrurry stays at ho:.-.,>
to die Cnfortunately f,-r the BTtcctS3
of the sch-m*. h e health b g:ns
Improve Irnm-Jlately. ar,.| at tie en i
cf the y? ar te Is ,n t: ? t-3* of hs ilta
and spirits. Th-n . j::.es he pr? M-ra
mt how to ad.ua: matters in <*c ?rd
ance w!rh tfce or e.nal azre?'...e*.
WoosThurry hires a strange woman to
hide *n his apartments anJ a pri?
vate detective to ?nd her l:;er.. so hi.
w;fe ran have nru?r.ir f - a d. o
but before the piar. Is _-4-r.. d
execution he discovers that he onr?
too much for itis wife t> re,
e Ish ber snd that her S'r.t^rr.. r,ta t ?
c- Its similar. Then, of c ?L.-te, n?
?- ange woman comes to Utrht. t*'.;i
w.fe spruns hlrr. and in d'spalr r- s -
c :eS ta go abr^iwi. At (n<- last rr>'.tj;;'e
? -nts arrar^e ti.emseives a< :l >
Vever day D'?' is efttn sy % 1
*'m Collie- in col'.abvrai'.or v ? W
Post. Ar, es -?>:. ? '?n
? i:ed ty Mi Fields ?-: h Includes
G --t 9tewart. Okacfc i'o? I
"^c^lBSS Judels John CT-iloe
fldsma WUHam CwIIief, Jr., Tfcosass
MrGrath. Jarree Sr reran. Pa >la Mar'.
T>n!!y Htsrov and Rilen Ktoi.
A rp'endld seal- iutSSkSaTI hSS
1 provded. speclai *tte-.t oc ''.r, ?
Pl?"go*rs in f-T SR] rl (SM SB
>-.? ''.?wavrd with ke.r pieasare to
envthr.neT Mary W. Seragr ser. S
t. -r anrl there le etn>' al ? a?
sv?r Ms asTsrlag at the Academy on
?*v and Thursday, wit* mar
.-eday Tkis w.ii -?n the Ki
t ehei fares. -rvr-t_se V?
trssassasatml repvt?tl?n ae a in r
f arce is bavlaa; " d-^
-1 ->f plays ff "'.e ?t ?-e tr.it
. .'srlty "Escuse Me" a :?
v foremost. Prodvecd at
the G.. ? Tbeatre .a New Vorh -ar
*i .a- ?e^san. It ran there cor.t.i-; .?
te reeenflv. ? ??-'-..- a ? 'a.
?T alas ej -'ha Meaatlrae a eomper.y
? ? -rar.tsed ??? present ??
?a'ce i? O.lesasaj ramslned ?"
r. -r?? -uaa are ??t>wei?i
at- -;.*4i- the gowd ?
-r^.aa- Me Tae peers ? a n-?velir.
Its te<: - ?> plans oa a retire**
vrjalB m * ., irnev Sjereae ?^e .r?:
??st. 't ?, ? ... taJ Idea aad Is ctevet
Ty carved wit ft ssafeaa a mie s
VMB'.te of daughter far two thearar.d
the gtstar.ee ssupssp? ta be cov
"Bv-ws* Mo" ?rata. There
every sali? tuad swsey mta
FRAXK LA rOROE,
?lU Urne, ?-?mbrlolu
GOITB CO SI XT,
Cell Int. wit* Maw. Semkrlcku
9TMK. SUM BRICH.
Wit wOi appear at the Oltr Aaataba
rlnaa oa Vaveaeber it.
"Excuse Me" aptly expresses the gait
of the comedy Says he:
"D:s yt-re train don I 6top; It don't
even hesitate. It just rushes."
So with the la-ighter an-i meriment
and inn ;n the play?they rush through
It. "Excuse Me" Is farce pur? iviid
simple, It v ae designed to provide
wh desome, light, merry en'ertai ".m-. nt.
and it does so. Its earner sp:ak.? for
th.* amusement It gives. It will he
presented with an aJ.iii.able cast, one
trat Is up to the Henry W. Sav<i?;e
standard, which, as the tfcra,tre-going
public hnows. is of the very highest.
George W. Day. one of the f.-.:om"St
nes-o character comedians will be seen
as the porter.
Reginald de Koven, the composer
whose famous "Robin Hood" will be
heard at th>? Academy on November II
and 13, was born in Middletown. Conn.,
April 8, 1SS1. His fath-r was Rev.
Henry de Koven. He received a bach?
elor's degree from Oxford University,
and after several years of travel and
of musical criticism, he saw h'e first
opera, "The Begum." performed at the
Fifth Avenue 'i'htatre by the licCaatl
Opera Company, in 1SS7. "Don Quixote"
followed In 1889 and "Rcbln Hood" la
1S90. Since then he has written "The
Knickerbockers." "The Fencing Mas?
ter," "The Algerians." "Rob Roy."
"The Taigsne." The Mandarin," "The
Highwayman." "The Three Dragoins,"
"Papa's Wife," "From Broadway to
new song numbers and brightest dia?
A whimsical comedian of eccentric
proclivities is .'aiies Ijesl.'e. who wiil
be assisted by Lily Adams in the of?
fering it a hl-;ttly amusing singing
and talking act.
with music and fun as their chlet
i ia:nis to fame, the o(T-?ring of Dan
.-.nd Jo?sne Hiatt will round out the
vaudeville bill. Xhey will also in?
troduce some brlKht song numbers
and some neat dancing steps.
Pet . loss photoplays thai Instruct
while they enttrtam end having the
ind .rsement of the National Censors
Mill complete one of the most ? \tra
v.igant bills ever offered at th Em?
pire. Throe performances will be
given each day, there being a rr.arlnee
w 3 o'clock and two night perform?
Election ntght. Tuesday next, ar?
rangements have been made whereby
complete returns will b? read from
the stage during the progress of the
iwj night performances,
Midnight Matinee at Cotonisi Election
R< served seats are now b?!ng sold
st the Colonial for the novel idea to
be Introduced election night. next
Tuesday, in the shape of a midnight
matinee, a happy thought for the peo?
ple anxious o get returns from one of
the most interesting presidential elec?
tions held in a generation. Patrans
will be provided with the complete
ni! i hm i ill i.n h~
la -i??fr *>my I?i>."
Tokio " Tfc? Man 'n tha Mt rti.* "Fox?
Ottilie" "Tl- UV? I"j--rt*?e." M. 4
lUr'ali.'' "Tis? J?rt"v Lily.** TM Fed
FnatneT,- ""HappvUnd "? TT?. i
K.r.tr " "T - Mut' Kyaia' 4*4
Th? H'fMri; Trip"*
Oft"''? ^ ?vr#??f f:?a~na<?* Pnajenn?.
Tb? o.x a-:t lor th? now w< ? MU
I tli?; KmplT* to-rr.<--*r w ?iil r?v?;v?
?? f ! rh ?r: -aranoe g( Pm ? i
?"?.l'Tr ?tri! on-1 tn?lr raltnaj 'nTre
! r.c To :r attractive ?-Irl? an ! in . .4
.' v F.\?:~ OtIWrt, a <v%rr?.trg rr.-.j.
:? * ara^Ira anj <;?-- '?
?,f a ??>??< ?1->ral variety. Int'f^ -w
'?? t ? oim Ii) part'-.lar
? 5 tr? ?fc1j/plr.a;-ro;>? r ? ??r
thaw r-etn ?1 ?-v une fear har.d">mc c,'
!*?- d ?? > ? n-. 'ti* ce~iT.ee tt?' ?
pailtBl r>?" In a't ?p??'ri 4h
- ?: ??"? ? t# r-eeotlfy 'r.e ? ? -i: ? 4.
?x ? ?> r? ..;) a ro!'.'*: ?re ir.ua.c?:
?.?? f?i'nr? toi ?nfT": ??-?!? o**?>"??1
? r*a*?-v1!.e wIB ba provide*. Ny HM
? ? i. '?- ? ?1y r?"' ? ? 1 ? ?
? ... r.? k'?>o-ia lirir.-? ha ? r> ??-?
. f ,.;-?n-d??e eo-?? ail itfr
j ?la4'< comedy ??? ' " ?
ar bte ac rr*4 4 prod??-""? hrt tn
ve-.-'rVltle f-eH and ? ? .r? 14 ><?????
r..?viv Ihhl weoh
Arii ir t??-an er d ?Vir?, ?r. a
. l. ?v aiTifir? am t?i?r.rc ?k't p".m
: mm p?? vK- another feature of ? no
v<*:'na7 mar and vo n? i?<1t n^t? -hat
, m.*? ? - ? 'a% inai of r?*a^
?autfevfll* *Tti picture* p*'?orn*aaea>
..-f f-n-j ?_ over '.* L'n!t?d
ie'r.t r-*/5 :o thea aa tut ??
tve<i. -.?r.t.! t^* r*?-al? in emro-nced.
Th* m'.&r.'.fY' T.tunM ?1.1 atari at
11.?4 P H. ?%erp.
Tu feat jre in* reo*J?*m** eectto". ot
?* ? - * weak'* M'.l '?' r-r Vincent
a w ?: ? v.ev? ?np|?i the fkmoui
;->ree L < lee ?la*er*. ? trio of roar-a*
?'? cf ?nu:rf pn;~nr"ti:d*. enhoe
' "e.-lre hae created e fveror* oa th*
-?? price i * ? teellle e:r?-0't?. wh*r?
' I? charm of their >?f?ofiaJHtea an*
.. '? ? >.-?> ?> - r ?.? e?r r -aJ
;>v -?nta hare ee'ne*: t * ens t ??.
ta'tr. of ^ee'-.^ the daintiest ant
a'rte'-a act of whior t*j**
!? t?t ho?*t
--t st ? .?< who** lean apuear
?- I M R;ehm? r.i ? h* w!lr pop
atan -thrown of Haj-rareT" eewJewtteee
- ? ai f%f an.!?*?* hf T<awrence ?per??
a-vi .'? a Keen* will offer an oria^njy
fame giertet "Ur.Hr.i a Co?, tree*.
??? rap* ' pr eemtattoa It
la ?e!4 to he ewe lasen haeajh areas
atari ?o finish.
? fer-tan of charm win he
??..-. In the rW.M-jr rf Arth'? hWwal
an? Asras* . X-rmm In a eenoet'nnal
?t aaewtMti' art ?ntnf< act fn *
? -1 "sfjsar> w?tri*? the l?sa4y
?'.??? aaaanarnentalletr ?r* voeajtsts
n tK? t assU of Pr?a fUdw red and
Tnvter cwnhhh ?rill %A<\ a nnmhe* thai
? taweh nereawe* in th* ear*.
I Jea.a Fir.neran, one of the most ar?
tistic dancers in vaudeville, sril] round
out the vaudeville section in the of?
fering >f tus iBtrtoata ideas of the
iunarming- terpsiehorean art.
Picture plays of the best variety
and approved by the National Board
of Censors will add truer snare of en?
lightenment and pKas'ire during turee
regular daily Performances, a matinee
at 3 o'clock and two night perform?
ances being the regular schedule
Big See nie Revival of -Happy Hooli?
"Happ> Hooligan." rightfully named
the most famous cartoon success It
theatrical history. Is to receive an
elaborate revival at the hands of its
original sponsor. Mr. Gua H11L Mil?
lions of people have laughed at Uie
peculiar antics of our old friend "Hap?
py" and will continue to laugh as
long as an adequate production of the
piece la offered to the public. Gua
Hill seems to have an uninterrupted
monopoly on cartoon plays. "McKad
den's Flats." "Happy Hooligan" and
' .Mut and Jeff" were produced by him.
all with remarkable success, and all
hold records for capacity business
throughout the entire country un
equaied by any other sort or char?
acter of play. The fun provoking pos?
ts. bCl! ties of Happy Hooligan" will
make the play live fyrever; even as
the famous cartooniat givss "Happy"
a now picture evecy day. so must the
playsmlth give him a new play every
season Theatrical managers and
agents throughout the country have
been clamoring for a revival of the
piece on a gigantic scale, probably on
account of the wonderful success SC
Jar. Hill's latest venture, which proved |
the financial as well as the artistic
success of a quarter of a century.
"Mutt and Jeff." |
An entire new book has been writ?
ten by one of our most famous joke
smiths, and a new and catchy musical
score Is added to a magnificent scenlo
and electrical production which will
place "Happy" distinctly in the Broad?
way class, not forgetting a company
of performers who will add nsw zest
to Ohe side-splitting comedy with
! which the pley abounds. "Happy
Hoo-.gi.n" ana "Mutt and Jeff" will be
. sl?nal for the "Standing; Room Only"
-dgn at every st>p. "Happy" and hie
interesting family. Including his broth?
er. "Gloomy Gus." will be at the BIJou
Theatre, commencing to-morrow night,
:>>- an engagement tf < :ie week
\ not her Greet Show at The Lejhtau
The I.ubtn management has %een
successful in securing for a return
engagement. "The Simple Simon
Troupe." in an entire change of bill.
This) act alone would make a great
attraction for any theatre, but they
will be just one number on the big
program at The Lai bin the coming
Right from the "Big Show Town"
comes Miss Marie Lawrence, a prime
donna w<th a wonaeiiul voice and a
number of pretty gowns.
As a single comedy act, Sam Le;
Roy. that noisy little Dutchman, will
keep the audience In a continual
giggle, as he has the reputation ot
making you laugh till your Jaws ache. ',
Owen and Gilmore, known aa those'
comical singing and dancing kids, will
keep the fun going, and put a rapid
fire finish on a bill of laughs, songs,
Special arrangements have bean mads
tee a feature :l.m for Monday only.
?The Auto Bandits of Paris." Don't ?
miss it. New picture* will be shown
Don't forget election returns will be
read from the stage Tuesday night.
Prices wiU remain the same, & and
Shows win bs given dally. J:4* to
5:3d. and from 7:16 to 10.45
The Little Theatre,
This week s program at the Little!
Theatre, one of the most popular and ?
attractive places of amusement in the |
city, will be especially enjoyable. The j
pictures are ail new. and the sonar re- '
citai with organ accompaniment will;
appeal to all music lovers. The play- j
house Is unique in many ways aad Is >
far In advance of what Is popularly]
known as a ploture house. j
With Our Daily
Matinee 5 & 1 ?kr
Nights Id & 20c
3 P. M., 7SO 4
9 P. M.
Engagement Extxaordtnair--Vaudeville's Grandest Novelty
ELSIE GILBERT AND HER
ROMPING GIRLS AND COLLIES
Special Musk, Stage Direction, Electrical Effects. Free Pretty Girls, Trained
Doggies in s Musical Dancing Frolic.
Monarch-, ct Mirth and Harmony.
' Dean and Price
Clever TaJkologtst*. Singing a
Coanedy. Music arc;
SPECIAL NOTICE.?Flection night (Tuesday) full and complete
turns from the Presidential Election will be read from the stage.
ta the City.
HERE ARE THE QUEENS OF THE AMERICAN STAGS.
THREE DOLCE SISTERS
Famous Song Bids ha the Daintiest Vocal Act ta ths Vaodewfl
Robte Struts & C?.
Lrgitu7isre Sfsra SB a Jolly Playlet
Borani k Neraro
A Senmtirrtal Aaubatk Rarity,
Jjgfl; VVsswles. the Dwde TrasaaT
Redwo-W Jf Ml
lastrumertal and Vocal
A Danring GetHoa.
MIDNIGHT MATINEE FLECTION NIGHT,
roll rJr*tswi Ketwrns a-iS he read from the steer- daring ths
Mefmer. ?artsag HJr? P. M.
RESERVED SEATS NOW ON SALS.
Mme. Marcella Sembrich
Tha Wotia Wmmouw flonrnns,
Monday. November llth
Presented by Mrs. Mary Pace Groner.
Scale of priem, 13.00 to 50c Sale of seats begins Novem?
ber 4th at THE CORLEY COMPANY.213 Eaat Broad Street.
Advance ordere by mail. Secure food eeata by eandlng in
your order early. Phone Madison 247.
academy-nod. & Tues.
THE EVENT OF THE SEASON'
NEVER SAY DIE
A NEW PLAY IN THREE ACTS.
By WILLIAM H. POST and WILLIAM COLLIER.
"NEVER SAY DIE" IS PRODUCED FROM A GARDEN OF BRIGHT
PRICES: $2.00. $1.5?, $1.00. 75c, 50c.
ACADEMY OF MUSIC
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
A MILE A MINUTE OF MER- I COMEDY BY THE
RIMENT. I PULLMAN CAR LOAD.
HENRY W. SAVAGE OFFERS
Unlimited LAUGHTER on a
Limited Express that doesn't stop?
doesn't even hesitate?
Rupert Hughes* Furiously Funny Farce on a Fast Tralau
"A train load of laughs."?N. Y.
"A laugh in every word.*"?N. Y.
To be presented here with the Incomparable Company of Comediens
that appeared in New York, where thai play made a RECORD OF NINE
Seat Sale Monday. Prices: See to $1-5? at night; 39c to $1.00 Matinee
The Moat Magnificent Production of Light Opera Ever Gives.
THE De KOVEN OPERA COMPANY.
Daniel V. Arthur, Manager, Presents the Greatest of all Revivals, the Na?
tion's Light Opera Classic,
Musk by Book by Staged by
Reginald de Kovea. Harry B. Smith Daniel V. Arthur.
GRAND OPERA STARS.
Bessie Abett Walter Hyde Florence WicUiam
(Metrop. G. O. Co.). (Govern Garden, Loa ). (Metrop. G. O. Co.).
Carl Van tvoort A*Vr? B.B~?t,r. _ . Herbert Wateroee
.Boston Opera Co.). (Berta G. O. CaJ. (Metrop. G. O. Co.).
Geo. Frothingham jtfw ^"cS^
Silvia Van Dyck. (Royal G. O. Co., Dres- Pb*P SlieJfiefcl.
L erlse Le Baron. den). Dorothy Arthur.
PRICES: 5tc, $1.00. $1-50, $2.00, $2.5$. Seat Sale Wednesday. Nov. e.
Tmm. tmi Sal
Fifty Cents?BEST SEATS?Fifty Cents.
COMMENCING TO-MORROW NIGHT,
mr. gus mix
OKn ^?pm?Tt>~m*?i a Gigantic Revival of the Greatest
u^i raasiv Cartoon Success of Two Generations,
Moskal Coenedy Cartooa Success of Two Generations,
The Untfth that Is Pssosd
Fatber and Son.
of One of
New lest, M?sle, Songs, Dance? and Scenic and FJee>
Tricks and a Chorus of Wm\%%%%tmmfM
?i Yewth/ul Gerts who Know How to