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L-: AT THE THEATRES THIS WEEK:-:
MonU??. Iu<-,.u>. Wedmeadey a ad
T%?ra4ar, SMtlirni Tacaday nail
?11 ?ffk?" A Hun e* the Bauk.
?Uru 11? \ ..... .
Vaudeville all ?irrk.
Mutal coaaedv all ?r?l.
Vaaderllie all streik.
"Ktrf? nonaa. ?
While * Everywoman." coming to
the Academy of Music for four nichts
and two n'aYinees, beginning Monday,
January It, is absolutely a mocern
play as rt-^arda characterisation, ac?
tion ai.J < i.vlronmeiit, it la fashioned
after the model of the ancient morality
playa. thase producta of the fourteenth
and fifteenth centuries, of which
??Everyman" la the best known ex?
The characters In "Everywoman" are
symbolical of varuuu* abstract virtues,
vices and conditions, but the autnor
made tueni coticrete types of actual
men and women of the present day. i
The principal characters, aside trom
the title role, are youth. Beauty. Mod?
est'. Conscience, Nobody. Flattery.
Truth, Love. Passion, Time, Wealth. Age,
ij.-cd, Seif. Vanity, Vice, Charity, Law,
?>rder. ttutf. Bluff, and a cozen otners
tit lesser value.
Walter Browne's object in writing
"Everjuomar.' was to present an alle?
gory in the *Hape of a stage play
aufhclenUy dramatic in ita story and
action to form an attractive enter?
tainment quite apart from its psycho?
logical Bighlflcance. The added fea?
tures of music, songs, choruses, dances,
tee spectacular ami. scenic effects and
the realism of everyday l'T? made it
an attraction that affords pleasure and
entertainment to all classes of play?
goers. It Is not intended as a aer
mon la disg-uise nor a Quixotic effort
to elevate the stage.
The title charactex Is supposed to
typlfv every woman of the present
day in her j.llgrirriage in quest of love,
and to those who openly go forth
and listen to flattery' and lay siege to
the hearts of men the play is lntenaeu
as a Blindly warning, while to every
man it may suggest an admonition, th._
text of which is contained in the
epilogue of Uta play.
"Be merciful, be Just, he fair.
To every woman, everywhere:
Her faults are many. Noboiy's the
"Everywoman" comes to this city
uncharged from the presentation that
amazed N'ew York and identical wttn
tLat now creating records at the
Prtry I^ane Theatre, in LeaaSaSB. Com?
edy, drama, ballet, opera and spectacle
offer their appeal in it.
Wcrba & Luescher will present their
new f2~- ""0 star, Eddie Foy, in the
latest mOBfeoa] comedy novelty, "Over
the River." at the Academy on Mon?
day. January 20. Foy is one of this
eeillllTjl greatest favorites, and comes
Tiere with an organization of over sev?
ens-five players and his new $50.000
production that was the talk of Re SI
York during its six months' run. on
Broadway. It is said that EXdie Foy
in this production is surrounded with
enough scenery, girls and stylish cos?
tumes to furnish two musical shows.
In addition to the popular Foy. the
piece has several sensational novelties.
It has a realistic "cabaret" scone in the
first act. a -i-.ipllrate of one of the
wildest fashionable midnight restau
rar.ts In New York. The plot of the
story starts in an all-night party be?
ing given here by a wealthy man about
town and develops into a wonderful
humorous atory when the man finds
himself sentenced to thirty ?iays "over
the river" with the necessity of keep?
ing it a eecret from h's lamily for
Mr. Foy has the role of the unlucky
clubman, and his appearance in prison
ttnpes d::rapg t?:e second act is said
to make Jhe-fu-nnTest of- all the funny
Fourth Annual Concert
The Sheltering Arms
Thursday l\?nin?. January 16,
1914, at X 3?.
Mr? Ch ta, Pana (?ihtO'', Soprano.
Mr. Sergei Klihansky, Baritone.
Mis? Hflrn K. I .i!el>t? wn. Pianist.
Mr. Leouts \Vc;t/tl. Accompanist.
Seats oi s.jl, m Walter D. Moses & |
Co.. 103 Hast B-nad Street.
Flue Ribbon Kill Thia Week.
Singing r>?- - *:A Charre
RICE & PERCIVAL
Marvt1 < ?
::Tbe Littie isootrh Puma Doana "
Arleanaeym Itar: la-lie* ar.rl del
dV? ti at Matinee* Sc each
4ffaa* aodl Etrluare* Pic- A
rurea leery Other Thty. 4
"KirrTirfm?" ?nd Menbfri
of Her Eaeert, In the ftneat for Lore. M the Ae edemy This Week.
figures Kddie has ever presented to j
his admiring audiences.
Ward and Vokea Thla Week.
Comedy of the highest order, origi?
nal songs, bright music, new dances,
with and repartee, thoroughly up-to
date, are the promises held forth at
i:ddle Foy, la -Over the HUrr-"
tnitrar \fit t\Ml.
th?> Bilou. commencing to-morrow
night, when the well-known stars and
f mmakers. Ward and Vokes, will be j
seen In their musical comedy success, j
"A Run on the Bank." Both play and
Sgl er? have been surrounded with
the f-. r. 1-om'st emb- Uishments possi-|
ble. With a cast culled from the I
ranks oT the best known fun-makers,
ar . ti.-.i r;ch eminent comedians In
the stellar roles, we are assured, as
In the past, a pleasing entertainment.
They will be supported by Lucy L>aly.
a Isaaafa newspaper reporter, in the
character of "NVa* Man.? who wHi
present a hew ?perlaltv. and wlli sing
her feature song, ?i'iffercrit Phasee
of I.lfe ? Among other songs ren?
dered by different members of the
companv are -T:.. T-.v n Where y0u
W< re f: .-r.." 'Tie t). topos Squeeze.
? T> i - n pettigue." ? j|y Ctrl ? rom Old
i ? **i Isle. ? ? ix>ng Tdssa- n I?ve
= - T>a>s. Tl l>ke to Be
Tour h=weether?Tt. and others that will
Pleuse with their melodies and tune
I the first
i gay <
this season Is no exception. The
are .fitif and pretty and can
they are gowned In the most
ning rranner, in rirh s.iks of
? ? ??? r-?. V > 1- ?wo fc'f?
?--% of his own. i
flirt with every pre
the rauae e,f i
w"r. Harold an? P
law n of ??en
leT!'?. Who IS
14? ready to
r| he sees ana
' ? :,;i-atloaS
ind Nera Man
i bank and a
be* I v an?
???!-? *nr- at
i room of ?res
els. in wbicn
Is * sali Ji m\\xm Tj frag rf Frit
and Harold, and where all previous
complications are righted.
??Merry Mary** at t?e Kmptre.
A farce with music is the real rea?
son for the origination and existence
of "Merry Mary," the new and origi?
nal musical comedy in tabloid form
to hold the boards at the Empire dur?
ing the week to start to-morrow, In?
ch icnt ally. It is noted that "Merry
Mary" played all of last summer at
the Whitney Opera House, In Chicago,
thus proving Its worth, and it comes
to the Empire almost new and in its
fresh and pleasing condition.
An accidental widow furnishes the
humor of the story that has made
"Merry Mary" so genuinely enjoyable.
?Ter husband happened to be a sailor
reporTed lost in a storm at sea while
on one of his cruises. The sorrowtul.
but businesslike, widow Immediately
proceeds to collect the Insurance on
the lamented deceased, but without
communicating to her son and daugh?
ter that trie head of the house has
gone win re the woodbine twineth.
Pretty as can be, she used part of
the insurance money to bedeck herselt
in gay plumage and brilliant trapping?,
ensnaring a bibulous undertaker, to
whom she is married.
The undertaker, after one of numer?
ous excessive imhibatlons, misplaces
his bride, and in trying to collect his
thoughts Is given a ducking in a lake
by the much-peeved son and daugh?
ter. Before the man of mournful mien
has dried himself the supposes-to-be
dead sailor husband sails into sight
with the surprising announcement
that In a moment of careless forget
fulness he has taken pnto himself as
wn"e a Fiji Island princess.
There comes the rub. The delight o?
the absurd situations may well be im?
agine", and in their working out, im?
proved ad they are by dialogue that
Is of the wittiest and snappiest sort,
"Merry Mary" is said to be one of the
most unique as well as most enjoyable
of the many abbreviated musical com?
edies that have become so popular
throughout the country this theatrical
L . -hncps will be manifest in the
scenic equipment, as well as the elec?
trical effects. The costuming is of
the gorgeous variety, well worn by the
principals and the uncommonly pretty
gfrlS making up the ensemble. Among
the principals is noted the names or
Bobby Vail. Guy Voyer. Harriet Lee.
i Inez Glrar5. Helen Wilson. Thomas
H' arn and Franklyn Fox.
Song hits are many in the offering,
nmong thtm being "Wonderful Girl.
"I Ijove No One But You." "Land of
'Barn Boo Loo." "Bumble Bee" and
Hours of performance each day are
set f..r 3 o'clock. 7:30 and 9 o'clock,
and it im earnestly requested and stat?
ed that attention be given the an?
nouncement that the performances will
start promptly at the advertised hours,
so that those desiring to see the com?
plete performance will so arrange their
we?"-??e. tee Title
arrival to be on hand when the cut
tain arises for the opening- number.
"Between the IUrr?'? at the Colealal.
Realizing- that Richmond is now left
to depend on the popular Colonial for
its high class vaudeville treats, Vv ti?
mer, Vincent & Wells have cngageo
as a special feature of the new week's
bill, to op?*n to-morrow at that thea?
tre, the wonderfully successful ana
spectacular novelty, "Between the
Raoee," as offered by William Ea>'nore
and company. This will mark the tlrst
appearance In popular price vaudeville
of thla spectacular treat, it h&vij.s
created a veritable furor on the high
price vaudeville circuits. Four peo?
ple are engaged in Its presentation,
special scenic effects giving the prope:
atmospheric touch to the engrossing
scenes of daily interest and enjoyment
that attach to the racing of thorough?
breds, the sport of kings. Elaborate
scenic and electrical novelties will be
introduced into the timely display ol
one of America's most intcrest'ng an-'*
entertaining sporting gatherings,
around which an excellent story has
In Maud Rona'.r and Joe ?-*\rd. one
of the classiest mixed teams in the
vaudevilles, will appear another fea?
ture. A seaside skit wlli be tne scene
selected for their display <>f cleverness,
singing, talking and dancing excellence
being their stock in trade.
! A wonderfully instructive and charm
i ing exhibition of athletic mastery and
.ittalnment will be the star offering of
the Lambert brothers, a pair of young
men at the top of their class in hand
balancing an*i posing feats th.-?t make
them a feafare of every vaudeville
Dorothy Curtis, known as England's
instrumental favorite, will display the
remarkable and distinctive beauty of
the English girl, and meanwhile show
her art in the playing of the violin
and In Ihe singing of some well se?
lected song numbers.
A comedy juggler. Lawton, with h's
skill In the balancing and tossing ot
divers' articles. In which he has
gained renown, will add pleasure to
his performance through his eccentric
ccmedy gifts, which assure numerous
Perfect picture plays, approved by
the National Board of Censorship, wfli
add their instruction and pleasure to
the. complete performance to be given
three times each day, the matinee at
I o'clock and the night performance
at 7:13 and 9 o'clock, reapectively.
' lohn Powell fn Vleana.
The following is a review by one
of the music critics of Vienna of a
oncert given by John Powell in the
Great Music Hall. In that city, on De
comber 11, with the Tonkuenstler Or?
chestra, conducted by Oskar Nedbal:
"The hall was well filled with an
appreciative audience, including many
notable' pecple in Viennese society and
a large contingent of Americana, all
eager to hear him. for he is deservedly
popular in the various circles here.
"He played the Brahma B flat major
and the Liszt A major concertos, the
lafTer. although more stupendous than
the ever popiiiar E fist major, not hav?
ing been heand in Vienna for years.
Powell gave an eloquent and eminent?
ly Interesting- acrount of this famous
concerto, which is often misunderstood
and unappreciated, owlnjr, to Ita being
robbed of Its beauties by sheer vir?
tuosity and by being performed aa It
It were a battle qg noiae between solo?
ist and orchestra. In Powell'a handa.
it was a masterpiece, teeming with life
and vigor, but also pregnant with deep
feeling, and his rendering waa full or
a keen perception of tre inner beau
tiea of the music. The first move?
ment waa expressive of noble and dig?
nified eloquence. trr? Fchent? dancesl
and sparkle-1 along: in the Adagio,
one of the most exquisitely beautiful
movements poeslble to imagine, one
waa carried away from one's aurroxaid
Inga Into higher rpfrefeeV. while the
concluding movement I? full ef the Joy
of being. Powell played aa If beat
1 Poultry Show
Presen trd by
808 E. Main Street.
(OM C & O. Office Building)
January 14 to 18
p?*atc5t Show Ever Seen in
Admission, 10 Cents.
ACADEMY OF MUSIC
FOUR DATS, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. TWO MATS, Tuesday, Thursday
HENRY W. SAVAGE OrrERS ZaaZ _ '
UNPRECEDENTED IN MAGNITUDE, SPLENDOR.^PPEAL
<'r?'"If at the /.eniih of in tame and glory, roll of interne uooal honor* and homage, and intact
fcw and identical in the personnel and proportion* that tteve msde Theamcal History ^
here and abroad
AND PREEMINENCE IRREVOCABLE
Trainioad of Special Scenic
Appartenanc.ee?Symphony Orchestra to
Interpret O. W. Chadwick*? Musical Equipment
ISO- PARTICIPANTS, HISTRIONIC NOTABLES-160
Morality Play written by Walter Browne After Centnry-CHd Modele, bot Generstions
Ahead of all Coo temporise in Characterization and Environment
NO LIKE, EQUAL OR RIVAL, NEVER HAD AND NEVER CAN OR WILL HAVE
PRICES-- MATINEE, 25c to $1.50; NIGHT, 50c to $2.00
Week of Jan. 13
Direct from the Whitney Opera
Where it Eirjoyed a Great Sum?
mer s Run,
That Delightful Song Farce,
The Latest and Merriest of all
By An All Star Cast.
Rapid Humor, Tuneful Mu?ic,
Tolly Situations and the
Combine to make thi? the season's
Please be reminded that the
"Merry Mary" Performances
at 3 P. M. 7:^0 and 9 P. M. sharp.
You'll save yourself bother by ar?
ranging to meet these hours.
PRICES: Matin, s 5c, 10c and
20c; Night-, iOc, 20c and 30c.
The Spectacular Racing Act,
As presented by
WM. RAYNORE & CO.,
A Sensational Novelty and Inter?
England's Instrumental Favorite.
Maud-Ronair & Ward-j?e
The Seasiders Singing. Talking and
Comedy lugeler. 1
Sensational and Instructive Hand
^PERFECT PICTURE PLAYS.
DAILY i P. M.
7:15 and 9 P.M.
6PICTURES TO-MORROW, r
SPECIAL FEATURES O
The Lady of the Lake
(By Sir Walter Scott).
The Little Theatre
on reading to his audience the very
heart of the master and conveying
hia mes?ag? of the beauty and dignity
of life wheei rightly grasped. One
felt that to the pU7er the work waa a
holy and Barred thing, and that he
wlabed hie hearers to enter alao into
the real aplrtl of the wofh and to lore
It aa h? Mreeett eH The oreheetra
area keenly la sympathy with ta% art
lac and trie, whole interpretation waa
a n' tab!- one. A apodal aserd of pralee
le due to the rery beautiful ?erform
asico of the paeaegae for eole eelle by
HeTT Ht*U\*. both hi the Vrehaaa and
Usrt es*e?rtoa Techii.-al dimc*?Uie*
d - l not e?ist for Powell, ho waa above
them all. even the great apaweepm*
peeeaaes of third*, a baphsar ta b?ii
plan tats, were aa a asere tri da to htm.
"A pauee of some momenta In whica
wire board en ail side* eseiamatioi a
of aaeoniehtaent at the player's akill
aai egti.jaiaauc recaaika of all feada,
ACADEMY?Monday, Mat. and Night
Werba & Luescher Present
AMERICA'S FAVORITE COMEDIAN;
IN HIS SMASHING MUSICAL SUCCESS,
"Over The River"
With Original New York Cast and Production, Direct fronvSijC
Months at Globe Theatre (New York).
PRICES: Matinee, 25c to $1.50; Night. 50c to $2.00. '**
Tue. Th?r. Sat.
BEST SEATS, FIFTY CENTS
Commencing Monday Night, the Kings of Laughter,
9 AND A
EN A NEW EDITION* OF THE LAUGHING SUCCESS,
"A RUN ON THE BANK"
WITH AMERICA'S CLEVEREST COMEDIENNE,
and a company of 30 clever assistants, includine Sam Collins, Jack Atkins,
Dan Dalv, Jr., Richard Barrv. Tnnv Williams, Bun nie Llovd, Mae Osborne,
Kitty Parks, and A BIG BEAUTY CHORUS.
WEEK OF JANUARY 20th? Rose Melville's Production of the
World-Wide Famous Comedy Drama, "SIS HOPKINS."
SECOND RICHMOND CONCERT
85 Members. Josef Stransky, Conductor.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST CONTRALTO,
? ?a> M **
Seat*; $2.00, $1.5?, $1.00 and 75c.
On Sale at
WALTER D. MOSES & CO., 10.1 Fast Broad Street.
and than T?ven appeared arain?thie
tffne aa a Liest Interpreter oc (he
"The I.laat X saajor concerto was
:?ht'm!ni in tta magnificence. In
tertedly dramatic glowlne; with paaalon.
the rcighir aaarrh a veritable pa-a-, of
triumph, the erhole radiant arlth color,
mr it in?, changing, bar ni rug. It waa a
p^nforaaanca to live in the memory
fnre-rer. Ta the Brahms. Powell e??med
to become more happy and m' re at
home aa the work proceeded. In the
Liest be aeeaaed to be oa his native
heath, and the rendering waa glowing
wi?h rich. .r peaalonate life.
The epprotate waa taaaUuova at rhf
!r|??e. II* WM recalled tima and time
again, laurel wreath* wer? s^owarnej
nn htm ae he stood there bowjrtg; tnofl
jeetly and eimpl 7te a?i atattence wh?
refused aa one man to leaee their seats
until he hsd responded to their hearts*
r?v Finally he sat down ayala sad
I Kare the ssoet beautiful and raaetsrty
rfindrrtns: of Chopin's ?"Polonaree'* in
[A flat major that It haa arer been ens
lot to hear: rhythm, color, feelln?
were all anlerne. He surpassed him*
self la this "Swan F?ns-." which ha aa.
iTtrd as his farewell to his andienen
pretrtoiia te hts depenare far a
lengthy tour in America, was eewr.
whelmed with congratulation* at the
^ fContlaaed ol Sersnth X-ac%4 ~^