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HI ;i I H TRUTH.
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Bi 1 GRAND THEATRE
m 1 "".'.hBagg CONCERT
H' i January 8, 1905.
HHI I ! ' March, "Olympla" Clark
n ' Selection, "Prolschuota" Weber
Mn ' fl Remlnlsconccs of 100 Years. Clements
HJB I' ' (A History of a Military Company.)
IHii'i ' Sco Synopsis Below.
W H'i j ' Violin Solo, "Sereneta"..Moszkowsky
HB ! h ', j Mr. Gustav II. Schuster.
B '' ' Suite Bemllx
H ,i!j "Longing''
Bttll f ' "Meeting" (A Lovo Song)
81 , Soprano Solo, Selected
'! ; ' Miss Emily Larsen
1J j Intermezzo, "Mousmo" Eugene
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HB l,j i ' Popular Selection from "Dolly
Hit t -. Varden" Julian Edwards
if! I " . AMUSEMENTS.
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IfHSll 'l , Salt Lako Thcatro Dark. I
IPpIt'' ' ; Grand Theatre "Tho Fatal Scar," i
fffafijli' matinee today, performance tonight;
B1 ' ', " Hold's band concert tomorrow oven-
S '" lns
Ijfli'lj ij, I , Utahna Theatre Lindsay Girls in
MilHil II ' "The Two Orphans," all wcok.
H f '1 ' '
Wm , COMING ATTRACTIONS.
flKw V Snlt Lako Thcatro Floronco Galo
HfHjl, I In "As You Like It," Jan. 9-llth;
ESS I" "Edna Wnllaco Hopper" in "A Coun-
nniif try Mouso," Jan. 12-1 lth.
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IHH ill Whether it wore a moro coincl-
InB il ' " donee of tho calendar, or tho actual
NIB ' t design of a shrewd maganagoment,
IlKVif"' matters little, to that wo got "Tho
MIR jli ' Wlntor's Tnlo," with its poetic
HHRI'lF warmth nt this senson of tho year,
MkHHli when prosaic car muffs nre in great
ffljjrajlll demand. Tliut Shakespeare should
HhHJjk have givn such a title to a drama
ShIItv - tunt ,jurni3 w,tu jc11011 nnrt iov ,s
mfBtw' a Ntrnry pnn-jflx nllowablo only to a
wISR i ' genius cr md' of erecting its own
ifijJBv I- standards. In no other Shakespearean
IKijFj -& dratpfu-do extremes so often meet and
!iri'' ( W ; , contrasts so run in parallels; no other
y, drama in which caprice and chanco
!rf ' ' ' nlay sucn nranls w'th dull reahty.
StoInK1 Florlzol and Perdita walk tho roman-
a .'ft'il ttc PatnB woro love, like tin lotu-
Y 4 f, flowor, lures them Into a sweit for-
getfulness of all savo tho fragrance
of dreaming youth, in a world where
dreams come true. Against tho mad
passion of Leontes, the king, is sot tho
pasionless Hermiono, tho queen, in
poetic contrast to tho storm and fury
that breaks above tho child left upon
tho lonely coast, there follows the
quiet woodland scene of fair Bohemia
and Perdita, dancing like a nymph
among tho leaves and flowers. And,
then, again tho strange touch of magic
by which Hermiono steps down from
tho pedestal and out of her supposed
death of Bixteen years into the arms
of her repentant king into the arms
of her newly found Perdita, tho fairy
There is only one genius in the
world who could make all these ex
tremes wear tho livery of romantic
truth and give to them the semblance
of flesh and blood tho illusion, at
mosphere and suggestlveness of poetic
reality. But, you must put yourself
wholly under the influence of Shakes
peare before you can appreciate tho
beauty of it before you can see tho
glamor of it, or feel tho poetry of it.
You must walk into tho Shakespeare
tomple with your shoes In your hand,
elso tho creaking of your boots fright
en Imagination away from tho Dra
Mr. Wardo played tho Jealous, re
pentant Leontes with that scholarly
conception of the part wo had a right
to expect from such a well-known stu
dent of Shakespeare. But, I have al
ways thought, the great fault of Mr.
Wardo lies in tho prominence ho gives
to intelligence rather than tempera
ment tho moods and tenses of pas
sion, the lights and shades of expres
sion are moro a mattor of feeling than
This fault is, of course, radical and
quite beyond tho personal control of
the actor. Becauso of it, however, Mr.
Wardo had never been able to climb
tho dramatic heights attained by Ed
win Booth, whose acting was a mirror
of temperament and feeling Mr.
Wardo's most convincing moments are
In tho portrayal of jealous anger and
green-eyed suspicion in face, voice
and action he sounds tho depths of
cruel passion with a fidelity that car
ries him beyond tho mimic player. But
ho Is less happy in tho portrayal of
lovo and tho gentler passions of the
heart; Indeed, ho acts tho lovor ns If
ho had learned tho tricks of wooing
from a book.
In tho earlier acts of "Tho Winter's
Talo" up to and Including the trial
scone Mr. Wardo might have been
Leontes, tho jealous king and hus
band; afterwards, when swayed by
gentle passions, he was hardly more
than Mr. Wardo wearing a royal cos
tume. Miss Kathryn Kidder, while In
Salt Lake, was suffering from illness
and bravely sustained her lines de
splto her sickness. It is hardly fair,
under the circumstances, to make hei
the subject of anything but Indulgent
criticism. She acted tho passionless,
exilted Hermiono with a queenly dig
nity moro natural than assumed. In
her stago presence, at least, she had
Illusion and justified her words as
"daughter of a king."
But, considering the wide dramatic
experience of Miss Kidder, thero is
great surprise that she Is so limited
In those necessary qualities of an ac
tress, facial expresion and illustrative
gesture. As was to bo expected, her
Perdita hardly breathed tho youthful
poetry of Shakespeare's princess In the
rustic guise of the shepherd's daugh
ter. It was, of course, quito Impossi
ble for Miss Kidder to snap her fin
gers In tho face of tlmo and emerge
from tho end of tho hour-glass as a
maid of pixteen years.
A few a very few of tho support
ing company wore acceptable, but, by
some freak of arrangement, they filled
the minor rolls. Llttlo Walter Burrls
played Hamllllus, tho youthful son of
Leontes, with a dramatic intelligence
quite beyond his years.
Camillo, tho second male character
In Importance, In tho hands of Augus
tus Balfour, would hardly have been
tolerated by Shakespeare In the palmy
days of the Globe theatre. Tho King
of Bohemia by Wadsworth Harris was
a clear caso of uneasy lies tho head
that wears a dramatic crown ho car
ried his royal robes llko a masquera
der. Dudley Kellord, as Florizel, seemed
to take evident pride in the opportun
ity for display given by his scanty
shepherd's costume, revealing, as It
lid, two symmetrical understudies,
vhoso well-rounded support wero caro
'ully studied through every opera
?lass In tho house. If the ability to
fill tights with shapely legs were a
dramatic distinction, Mr. Kellerd could
go starring next season.
Tho Paulina of Mrs. Welles, despite
tho harshness of her voice, was well
done. However, Shakespeare has
grown to bo such a rarity that I for
one, am sorry that Frederick Warde Is
to retire from tho classic stage. Ho
has done much to elevate the drama.
Who will take his place after he goes
to the lecture platform?
There were a lew vacant seats mak
ing empty faces at Mr. Zimmerman
LAAtl 1 1 hill IMiGOHMIR&S
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and Wednesday Matinee
KANE, SHIPMAN AND COLVIN PRESENT
Florence Gale (h Co.
IN SHAKESPEARIAN COMEDY
"As You Like It."
Price 25c to $1.50, Matinee 25 c to $1.00. Sale Now On.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Mr. Frank McKee Presents
Edna Wallace Hopper
in "A COUNTRY MOUSE" and the
Curtain raiser, "CAPTAN JANUARY."
Price 25c to $ 1 .50, Matinee 25c to $ 1 .00. Sale Tuesday.
Hm jyo militarTI
UiiU 0 BAND
A. S. ZIMMERMAN, MANAGER
Gram! C Ik-aire
SUNDAY EVENING CONCERT
Miss Emily Larsen,
TICKETS ON SALE
ALL DAY SATURDAY
40 -PIECES -40
last Sunday evening at tho Grand. The
night was awfully cold and a number
of Held's clients naturally preferred
radiators to trombones, while those of
us who turned out heard a program of
such musical warmth as caused us to
turn down our storm collars. Tho
numbers which found most favor with
the audience were tho light and famll-
i p -" '
Edni Wallace Hooper
iar selections from "The Fortune Tel
ler" and "Princess Chic" something
to which wo could swing our feet and
knock tho chill out of our toes.
In keoplng with the new policy in
vogue for the past few concerts, we
were given two vocalists, Mr. Charles
Staltor and Miss Etolla Masters. Mr.
Staltor must have been out coasting
with a .sleighing party, as there was
too much frost in his voice for tho oliy
unction required In his lovo ballads.
Miss Etelka Masters made her secona
bow at tho Grand last Sunday evening.
On Mies Masters' first appearance, 1
throw hor a bouquet of fragrant aa
jectlves and I find that the musical
ears of tho town have since justinen
my praise of this sweet-voiced stran
ger. Her pongs, "If Thou Didst But
Love Me" and "Tho Holy City," gave
hor an opportunity to display varying
vocal temperament, as well as voice
flexibility and range, to all of wmen
her rich soprano volco responded wuu