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NEWS AND NOTES ?E STAGE AND PLAYEES
PLAYS AND PLAYER |*A Scrap of Paper" Revived, with John Drew and Ethel Barrymore-Pearl Sindelar in a New Role. By HECTOR TURNBULL. The ' "A Scrap <>f Paper" at the Empire Theatre to?morrow evening ?rill consummate a plan long In the mind of Charles r-Yohman, that .-esentln?- as cj-starsj John Drew ami Ethel Barrymore it was no1 an easy task to find a play i?f*>riiiii enuiri oppor to '^o such players, eve each in their own wey, sue | \ot ni ai I such different I but there can be r.o doubt that this a-re-pioof comedy of Bardou's la py choice. This three-eel comedy, first m-ted at the Oymnase Theatre, pan.??, in baps the rnakinp of Victorien Sardou. has not been acted in America In t? r ?fenrletta Croeman, about that long: a-n. did the f the piece very omoooantuXty. eJinosl every actor r?r actress wit1' comedy gifts in the ?in'?. TO'i ami 8?Vs appeared si ?ne time <*?r ?-r In "A s-tap of Paper." The piece was always a favorite with Mr. a*-?i Mrs. Kendal, with Lester Wallach and various Enfflisb stace celebrities ? v\n Its flrsl rVmericen perfor-man? e occurred al the mobe The? ? B ton. In 1872, when Cerlotte Let ? 1er*-** pleyed the part In which ? ?? ore will be ?e,-?i to-moreow (Monday) nlpht *?v, R Floyd was ? -. . numerous now to re?ue have sub ? Helei Dauvray, Annie Clarke ai .; Rost < oghlan have ? Wallack, E. H, Sothi ? ? ? James O'Neill ?.?err iheii da] equall* c< o-niori o? nifrhl ? performance, \ B< ????c ? ; Paper" when it was flrsl done In Ihla .try. - I ' ? anu?).' I lie ha? II ? - I home "i Leoulae ? i ?. h . to tin?! in the principa ?he same ar when h* then He even i ? ? the atstuette of Plore ? - it that tiro? ? ihcir ting th< - had lefI a t "1 m d< velops tli.it Prosper had _ the noie 0? ing d ? ' ..li?l thst i. liad he d mar? 1? baron on th? \. - \\ both final!} ? ,t the note msj ?nil >?e 8 tlie fun I the p.jnt la built upon trie efforts made by all c?-ncerncrl to pi I i of paper. "-ohman ha*? assembled an lent company in support of ? ? [or tu-morross nlght'a ?'-'e The entire cast in a? lohn Drew, CI si Isa i Bil? lon, i ."er MeHlah, i ndln ng, Krank Mc Hai r? more. MSI s H jeffreyi i ? ? Thom a.? Whiff en and Helen ? g* s* I let gad the original New company will give f'rumpy" - In London at Ihsn - N? S Theatre 09 Wott - -h* Although the tesa produced in F.dinburgh I t uas seen in NSS the producer? had i?o little ' onfldence In its merit? that but rmancs *? given. Mr. ???laude. b-OWSVST, looked upon 11 as ? n exieptional pisos of theatrical ? Ity and retained the rlghtfl lo It? production f--i America and ?rSgl Britain While London dosa bot alwaya Indorse a New- York ?ucoe??, the belief aeems unarl bioue thai. Grumpy" will meet with ??? Instantaneous favor In Eng? iba ? as H did In America. It will be interesting, at any rate, to aee lit i,i,"?i,nier?- take to this d tectlv* corned] winch changed M Maude- American tour fmm a dis ? sut ? ? a> a> m - Polai ?, Pei Imul ? Cohan Tries i"- Not that the plaj Itself rs quired en.* Bret aid meesur* lofs h? Its populerltj ?ras concern???! but rather that the role lacked i certain .-pint and chai m ??hic! Mil '.. m lus? Hesiii.. her whiol is ?iiiite fraceful end m If? rted bei ?. oie? la remarkably >fl .-'ii. one ? ho has be, n foi tin . ? ri 'lliov I? ? it ??,?-. :?? rhapa. thli curio mot Inn pit un ? ?? ork af? fecti . - ii- poi im" nl ??mute slat?, thl Cohan Theatre Issl ?ft? " .iti hint* Miss Binde? lar'i . ommand or the role oi ? . elt l :| ?? "??; ii w hile, and v oted i he mot Bind? 1er hers? I |usl that, and she has U rted i v erj ihm?* from to k to vaudeville If | -, . >r f?j ,,?,] to ggesl th? besi sort of train a young acl ?r or actress," she said ihe oilier night, i should urge Arel a - ? BO of hard work In stock Then, if the patient sur vive?! end had acquired any benefits from the sever? study and rapid changes ? f character, 1 WOVld lead him into the fnovle -??! There he would learn thinki ahiiut acting th<<?. all the managers In the world would be unable to make him understand othei wa>. I, for Instance, had an abominable trick of hum hing up m?, shoulders at times when pla - I detested this geSttlTS " others, ami nevo dreamed thai i ?ould be guilty Of II myself until i saw m> flrsl picture on the scree? Once ?onvinced by a callous pho? tographer that there could be po mistake. I set about correcting the fault. "And this is only one of the bene? fits of the 'movie?.' to an actor. Another is the country wide adver? tising one gets in pictures that even the be-t 'legit' Btars seldom equal?. One's, greatest ? are. UtO," she add? ed, when playing m picture?? -hould be the voice. I nevei let mine get rusty, and it served BAS In good stead, for no on? notices particularly how very much a voice . means t" B role until there la a lack of 11 Bli ?-"dar. how? ever, hadn't ss-.ik'-i si hen m vain, for ;' la res! e ? CURRENT ATTRACTIONS Some Plans That Continue Achieving Record Runs. i.ai.rkttk TATLOB win entei the las- ? rd break ing engagement at the Corl Theatre in Oliver Monsco's production of J lUrt les Mar.r'i I ?< o' M Hi art.' on Mono |] night ? THF. DUMM1 II. ?seek of ?. MM M 'he Hudson Theatre, ss.th ., long run saf?is on th ?TUP TRUTH," in wnieh BTinthrop Ame* presents '"'r.ve deorge at The Little Theatre, is attracang capacity audiences. "TO-DAY" celebrated ita Kth perform hl ' -?ighth Ptre?t Theatre !a-st Thl ?THE TF.Ll.mv TICKET" is atresd] Il the ':r maful run at the "T*< TAS?? ,C- PERLMUTTER, at th? Theatre, has paased ?. - ....... !n?c to ? spscit) buslneea JULIAN BLTINOE and The CVlnsrlne Girl" are the attractions at the Knu.ker ? Theatre. "TH!-: WHIRL OF THE WORLD" With its cast of favorites, continues In ? the w Intel Osrdei performan- a WSB celebrated last \\ rdnesdsy esening. THL MIDKIOHT OIRL a livelj and tuneful mus? . ??-?rge MSC IBB and Margaret Romaine, ,t th K. -r .fourth Street Theatre ' THE BEI LE OF BOND STREET, a rr.uairal romedy with plenty of dancing by i Tahy Pealv? and lots of fun by ?am Her rard, at the Shubert PANTHEA i romance of ?hrtlls and melodramatic acensa al the ! "SARI ?a ? at th? i' M popular of the ?eaxni s musical now at the Ken imstsrdsm for a run. "?EVEN KET8 TO balt-paiF." is comfcrtaMy settl-?: ess- h.crne at the Quiet} and la pro 'on Just as popular U "PINAFORE" la evldentli h?ad*d for a long ?nd ; It I - dr."lie "THE BEAUTT gHOP." with Raye ? ??eatie. "TOO MANY COOKS." at the ninth ?31 rapidly sppi id lag H "-'h per?ormar. I ?THE rHINOi THAT COUNT, at William A Brudy*l Plavhouse. will roind BUI i ?I'l half -. enr of favor 'n New York before its summer discontinuance, ? HIOH J?SKAV' th? antertali eg musi? cal lomfii:. at the Casino Theatre, atill continues A f \IR ?IP* ?i\l's F,dward Peg - ? fi-i.n- farce, btda fair to SBtabllsh DSU box Offi? ? r the l^onggcre, Theatre MARGARET \NGLTN continues in Ou Bar Wildes brilliant con.--: "Lad! Win? dermere - ! in a* th- Liberty Theatre 'KITTY MACKAT ' William E arlne h _ Besteh cotnady, will entfi upon us n net??nth i onset iltlva week In New ?tork st the ? lomad) T ??'- night. ?THE 'HARM OF MABEL a com? edy featuring some amusing ?? ?. . Bt M nine Klliott s Theatre NEW BRIGHTON THEATRE. Th- New Brighton TheStrs, at <>cean Farkwa; HrlBh'Ti BBSCh, I ? x- sua al see b the weeh sf Ma? ll 1 '! ? -'*eatre l-as been rated, and ar a Ipaclal opening attraction has Mane Uoyd Otbsn ar? Clgade Gtllisg water and compas] Ralph Lynn in h A Rolfe s miniature musical CUUMdy, 'The Purple Lady", Billy MsDermott and othera. Montgomery and Moore- ClarK and Ham ilton?Joan ?Sawyer? Marie Lloyd A New Playlet. I A group of headline! ' ired on ? saxl areek'a bill il th.-. Pa ? tin ttn Alice Lloyd will present ? programme "' son?,'??, and William J. Montgomery and Floren??. M?,ore promise i nea offcrim;. George Damarel, tic musl ?1 ??reedy etar, with a campan; i. luding i.cola Lucey, will be seen hi rue Viennese operetta ' The Knight of An. Jack Wi! i son. the comedian, and Kratiklyn Baile will be seen in an Impromptu rev US bur? lesquing the other acts "ti the lull \ n ? other Important feature is Mary N.isii. late star of 'The Lure." a 0 seen m Hita Werman s play, "The Dog. ' HAMMERSTEIN'S. - An all star bill is anno-i ? ! for Ham? merstein'a Victoria Maire Lloyd a II dosa her Amerl ? ---i menta here next week. Hem ? i: ii ? ev ?? ? a nea ? ? EUtcaii ? ilrls Go Wrong, written b? .losenh Medlll Pal the first ? vaudeville wttb Nance Oaryn In the lend? ing COLONIAL. Beri ' I.?- k and Mabel Hamll '? i their fina] '? aaranees a Colonial Theatri thli ???- ?? .??;. iring in i\ ward ? '?ni' ell Ja< k Sorwoi th hand ? ith ? a Field will | *iii"'.iii dei ALHAMBRA. TI - .Mhambra Theatre this week will be Um scene of th? farewell appearanc-? Of loan lawyer and John Jirrott. the dancers. Others Include Jesee L. T,a-ky> The Beauties," with Stewart Balrd. Es> ward Gallagher and Bob Chrtln in "Before the Mast" JARDIN DE DANSE. 1 ? r?w novelty costume damres now being presented by Rozstka and Yaasd Dollv on the New York Roof in conjuac ?vith Garlos Sebastian continue with ?? success. AMONG THE BURLESQUER8. liai tot ? ' raeker Jacks ap peai at the ?"olumbla Theatre this wKek m two quo eel burlesque?, called, re? spectively, "Mulligan's Mardi Gras" and Be k to Nature," with an olio of **aude? ville acts. In the caat are Johnny Jess, Loe Kendall. Han N'rlil- . H.-Urr e Har krwe, Btte Hastings, Frances Riley and /.ella Rambo The Big Jubilee, with Pat Whit?, will .-? SI the Murray Hill Theatre th:s w?ek In the company are GolT Philips, Tom i' Neil, Harvey Brooks, James Meiner? Bey, Bert Jone?, Ann-? Grant. Dorothy ? lark, Ma?leline Klngs'and sad la ? Houston. A tango dancing- r-oatest will be given at this house on Wednot ? evening, when three cash prizes will be awarded. a STOCK AND ONE WEEK HOUSES. 'Alma, ?o fFohaSt Ds * ' onti nental mush a! sciess. wll h* o*-'e:ed at the Roval Theatre on Monday and evenings and SB I humann, of the Theatre, Berlin, in th?- title role. g the i f pressnting each weer. ?onr? L? conjunct on with tire <?? A company, William l-'ox has ? th?- appearan- e ? Ma ?'ara- the A ad?m;. of lor the week BSS*lrmiag '.?rt: a matinee o;t Monday In .Mere:? Mary Am - ? !.!? jnor Ro'r-r-on ?tarred SS SU SSSl -- ago Theodore FriebtJS wtli ? the reading male role The Littlest Rebel." b Bd - lid Pep!?. will be me attraction next week at the .'.r.d Theatre, wh-re the members B the I or-r-e Pa> t'. 11 ?? , <? begin the thin! ??e>k Of tneir spring and ?THE ROYAL ARMS" .!? Ifeilacfc'a Thsatrs to- tha sad ' anlag psi finwiiiiss seal latur-ilay, M&v IS, the Mask and t\ ig Clab of the i r.er i?- o? resssjUsnis aill in? Ne? \orktii? the opportunlt) of t-eelng their ; fw?nty-stxth annual produe'ion. The1 - i 1" r.'arrell H. Smith, with lyrtCB and some of the music I,- Cbsrlei Qllpln and new dances de I hldmand H Rogers New York has takm scry kindly to these entertain? ments In the last few ?cars, and the two ??i f?rmame.? next Saturday promise to attract CSPSCltJ audiences. Many promi? nent alumni will o^. ;t : the boxes and hundred atudsuta ta * a m Tl ?? Royal Arn - Ittee la charge of this year? production U mad* .??m ,n-l H Rogers B. B, R-ath, J B ,--. i- -fowaid K. Mohr, Loula * K Me ? C. i. Downing end irlee ruipin. FROLICS FOR ACTORS' FAIR Event Planned for Eight Days Embraces Elaborate Novelties. i..- big actors* I tion "' ? bold In their ? 'h ?t for beginning Bal veiling. to eti ke numero ? ?? g ? ? - ? ? rial or ?-hur??: eem a ?lei nor -.- ? Uty. The smusem? l heM legMaaste bur lie, drena, sideshow, - medicine troupe, musical comedy, min ! *trel and grand opera, from Adam down to date- la all BUggBStsI In aome form in ! the list of dls-ertlssements that go to com I pose th* greater part of the pro*rramme i of the fair. Visitors ar? to strike a land ot make bellev? from th? moment the-.- cro?? the fhreshhold of the clubhouse, If not, In ?c"i ? the-, come within sight the club, from th* opening to the close f I -csslon. \ i-nirr ce aesnle equipment, trans ?r every Interior of the main toses and roof of the bulkllag, electric multi? colored lllumlnstlona Inatd? and out. gay land.? on I - **alk outside, nerl myrta 1 n are ?!i lomp-r-riend ed in the pre- , ,?.:? r mpieted. PALISACES PARK OPENS Palleadea Psi - a aVbeaeft f-o? - - enter) ertoohlng the ,.< '.,- . ? BOSOM da *> ? ore Of new attraction and novel amu?em?nr devises have *en m stalleil. While one of the f?*aturea will he the gea bathing in the spe?:lally con ?tructed 'auk. This tank was used last year, a mechanical devl.e making two foot waves, but fresh mater was j?erj. I mg station ha? been in? stalled which brings wate-- from thi A* lantic, completing the plan to offer pa tron? of the park rssl *u bathing 4-'**. fee? ahose - - . Atlantic V.,% tree. i ara i anned n ,1- | ? - and o.-iioor amusements. EDITH SHAYNE. ? the golden-haired ? o ing M In 'The Dummy. ' who is pla>ing the I I Of th? ri ?>' M -egm.? bar cam < eld ?om-in ebsrueta ? ? ? ? Bdu i Br?ese. ojv? has b?en ?een ?. r: dlVB BB olea and plays a the " " | part of the han ?> daughter ,n The [Jog a-.d tue >'. . ? woman in rue .-?a. ag* ser evil." with John in As a Man Ti Inks ' and India mer.' and In rsudeville with ?leo.*? Be han :n hi? [tSllSI tra "?? ??.?' h "A* BhsySI mad? her Ixmdon debut in ?Milestones." ? "A MAN AND HIS MATE'' ont- | see . ' ?- ? ? ??. ft ? ?een ' - BBSS .? n I ! I R Durant : sie dragBSttssUss O? the V Man and ill? l?tala ' The r.- be a foui-aci om-d? .pan.a. B ':. I v- SOU MMS| ? ? strong emotional leading part for a woman Mi. Durant is an editor, und his last play. Something for Nothing," ha* been purchased kg A H Wood?.