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THE SUN, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1910."
8 UOMurvi IMtLAIKhi NOW IHh HUMb VF M1K1H AINU Dh.AU 1 Y 0 mCM Ml tlic Umpire Theatre, "OM Lady IHlB "somewhat cdicwortt by an exacting conscience." The guests of tlio cere muny arc limited to tlio immcdlato members and connection of tlio fam lly. As they begin to arrive the tangle of their own matrimonial adventures i.i disclosed. Ornrral Hr'ultirnorlh, tho tUshop'a brother, lias a middle aged Infatuation for Lcxbla OrantHam, u high minded spinster, who rcfuscn him for the tenth time. She. has a yearning- for chlldirn, Imt no use whatever for a lusbjml. Itepinalrl. another brother of the lilshop, has separated from his wife f.ro. piestiniably lo help her at l.fy an affection which she Imagine she has conceived for tit. John Hatch' hiii. At the lime net for the marriage j neither I'Mlh nor Cecil has appeared. Their tardiness elves their le.lutlvcs I an opportunity to attempt lo solve I their own marital troubles, but with out miccess. At last when the pro poctlvc bride and bridegroom do pre sent themselves It transpires, lo the consternation of the assembled gueats, that, each has balked at the sacred tlng operation. Their relations en deavor to overcome their scruple". CnWnt, ii philosophical green grocer, who officiates ns butler at every mar ilage function of the ftrUUicnorth. gives the company the benefit of Ills wisdom and appeals to his dstcr-ln-law. Jin, (Icornr. the Mayoress, as a court of last resort. Hut unfortunately Mr, nrorpr Is not Immune from sug gestive complication. For years she lias nursed n seciet long distance fancy for the Rlshop and In turn has been the nliject of the "ardent dc dres of Unit hl.lss. The .'lu I artery minder through a , ..ibyiliuh and at one time It seems an ' If they would all bo hopelessly lost, ' but at the psychological moment Shaw b ads them to the light and the comedy cud" satisfactorily. MAURICE aid FLORENCE. WALTON jt tJ & ' i.mu. By LAWRENCE REAMER. It' the dramatist of England noiild occupy themselves in In anting Interesting fiction as tt'f ldf . of their plays instead of coining words by which, the prod- .ts of thvlr senilis may be described, if iNuuld be much mole piotltable to al' loncerued. If .Mrs. Clifford .Mills. he wiote "Th Uasker." lud thought it ma l about nuking her play a 'ie did about the title, at leJst one York audience would have been fpared the memory of a ill vary eve ning. Tin- first two acts of that re markably amateurish and spineless THE PLAYS OF THE WEEK MONDAY CENTURY THEATRIC Dillingham ami Zicgfcld open this playhouse with u mummoth musical spectacle called "The Century Girl." BOOTH THEATRE William Fnverslinm produces for tho first time In this country llcrnard Shaw's "Getting Murried," with a notable cast. MANHATTAN OPERA HOUSE Klaw and Erlanger have ar ranged n revival of the famous "Rcn-IIur" on u spectacular cule LITTLE THEATRE--" Pierrot the Prodigal"" will be tra. t fcrred from the Booth Theatre to continue its run here THURSDAY CORT THEATRE Mr. and .Mrs. l.ol.ourn give the first of u series of matinees of "The Yellow Jacket." rternard ltosscllct, Herald Vlterb.i and Andie Uellon HOW TO BE A BABY, VAMPIRE. Huh," 1 said to myself. terrifying about that." Presently we were permitted tu en ter,' and I was told that I might have a seat on the trunk. A big motherly sort of maid was fussing over rume. body .seated at a dressing table. When Juliette l)a turned aiound I bfheld a .oung person who Inokrd as If she ought to be home with mother intead of on the tage. She looked small and soft, and i omul and help less, with long dail. cyclashr and onipositlona.euf.iduluessbeyondalll,.olldon amJ now ..The ,;a!,kcr.. nslat Ifsorlptloi). Harring the old lady who .'(II frequently Into profanity, there was nothing to ripple the placid stu P'dlty and childish insanity of those icenes. The sudden bit of drama hlrh made itself felt at the close of he thlid act, was a relief so much ap preciated that Its Interest was over minuted at the time, Certainly this fne scene could never compensate for specimens of contemHiraueous Kng- at the Thirty-ninth Sttect Tlieatie. llsh drama, the scarcity of plays oven "Der i.J.itte iles rraulelns" at the Ir there can be no more deplorable than vlug I Mace Theatre and the Washing it Is on this side of the ocean. ton Square Players at the Comedy "The HjsKcr" seem" to be of an Theatie. earlier vintage than the present sea- The musical play nhlih aie still on son, although It only i cached the l.on-lew include "I'lota Holla" at the C.i dun stage a few months ago. Jt is j nio Theatie. .Ml. Springtime" at thr frankly the limit of London stage stu- '.Vow Amsterdam Theatre. "Hetty" ai 'THE yELLOW JACKET7 l'i ceiitcd originally at a matinee, 'ert bung -electen a the leading coin- ilio return of "TJie Yellow Jacket" to pni-r of h.s partlciilai- variety of mn- New Vork will llkewl" be made at an le and Mr. Heilin for his Jingling and afternoon perfoi inaiue. To-day a popular tunes. ' matinee performance has been made a Having disposed of all which piuely necessity owing to the absence of any arllMlc details, Dillingham and XUg-1 litoadway theatie available for eve fold i hen proceeded to dlsnunttv thu nlng performances. The original fanion Vntiderbllt loom and tear up , l.iescntatloti at the Kulton Theatre the I oof of their theatre. The Vandcr- Mvas on Monday, November . 191J, bilt room they converted Into a lull-. Mr. and Mrs. Coburn' will give the first loom, where from now on two bnndt of their rerforniances on Thursday will be stationed and where pitrons of I afternoon next, and ten matinees will the Ccntmy Theatre are Invited to.be given, on .Moiida?, Tuesdays, nance between the mis of "The On- Thursday and liidns. the Cort's tiny UH1" without txtr.i cliarge. ;cunetu atlr.utloii. "I.'pstaui and I 'or those who prefer to smoke or Down, mm, titling as usual in the eie ilinik tea. or meicly talk during en- nings and at matinee" on Wednesdays tr'.irt- there aie special eiidozvnus. all ! r.nd SaturdtNs. icing ivir.iuged so that the fiecdnm' l ne veiiow .laeuct i a pia ny . ptetty pouting lips, aim mere was an ami latitude allowed one vatlety of CJeoiae I'. Ilazeltou and Henrlmo, fol-1 appealing look In thoe soft inown taste shall not be pel mltted to impinge l lowing Chinese stage convention injces when she g.ucd at me. uiMin that nllowrd M otli-r and onnos- the telling and the acting. When first f reached for those green soggles in; ipenei tllgl't .oiisir on known as the Cocoiiinit Croie Here I stage has ever put forth. Never was a midnight show U to be the feature, , any doubt of its artistic success. It with an elaborate JcMamaiit and a was proclaimed by the critics a play tloor for general dancing. The first of great woith ami when the public entertainment to be offered will bo pro- j did not flock to see it immediately rol vided hy Mers. ticue Uuck and Dave Stamper, A theatte a continental as anything o found in .iiiv Kuropean capital Porte St. Murtln, IMou.ird Casln and reached the advanced iS(, (1f To- oa,, nowevcr. things ate ordered some, what differently, with the remit tml while the male relatives of the lion. Miss Montagu, daughter of Lord imri Lady Montagu of llraullcu. aid fiahii Ing all over L'urupu tin- llou. Ml,., Montagu herselr has secured a Job In tho Dillingham. ZlegioJd beauty chorus or "The Centiiiy i,, oompativ Willi some lhree.coto i.lhei- heautieV Is now leheaisliig lotirteen hour.s l( dav up at the Century Theatre. whoi llie pi ber "At 'mine ;ei.i ;od had been tell lug me for the pat jear r Ml ln,lt j wa a loijuinr Dllllngimm mil," Mln .Montagu explained lo the St N re. Potter T ho found her lunching sump, tuously off roat ooer sandwlchon ,,.. Ing a ln:l In th0 ieiicaral:i the other day at tho Century Theau-f. Tim Mini. .Miss Montagu, il may l,P CN. plained here. Is a t.vplcal Knglh i beauty of the patrician type, that in lo say slip n tall, blond and of a pi icl.t lovelluoss of faco and bean hit. She Isn't an oiplian or .inyihinf like that, but has left behind her In Rllsland a perfectly good and eiv mneli utlvo father and inotla r and a little ,even-yeai-rtld slstfr, characterised hy t,n elder MUs Muniagii as ",i ri.indy d," Hut let Mlm Montagu herself explain her reaons lor being ono of lhi veuiiir vnris.' Juliette liny TrlU the Secret of Thrria Itara In Arms. "This baby vampire thing," the boss ea!d to me the other day. "I want ou to go up to th fort Theatre, where Vpstalrs and Down' Is playing, and ' the production la to open on Novcin- flud nut If it Ls anylhing llku Infantile paralysis, 1 want to Know It It Is catching, how It affects the victim, all those things, you know." '"Yes, sir," f said. I alwas say "sir"' lo the hcjd of the work. "f do not like, to eMio a repot ter needlessly," li continued, "but wc must know If this thing is dangerous, and you are the only man available." And as a touching farewell he handed me a pair of green goggles. "Wear these." he said; "if you feel yourself slipping they may Is- of some help." It was with mingled feelings uf hero ism and anxiety that I went up to the theatre. I was told that I might see thn baby vampire after the matlne. At the appointed hour my guldo knocked at the door of a dressing room backstage. "You will have to wait n minute." loll see. 1,1 be ill.ilaitrrl7.eil as r 'DlllllltHmoi rtt.' ...... "!'. "'!'. V. fade uneven , 1 , IT "vv .Noiaint; i ... .. . - ' " ' oe.uo myseii called a 'Dillingham' girl' so otten and from Muh ieii.ii.io' sources that without CNactlv kuotilng what kind f ;, sit .linl j tliouuht I'd Jim come oier and ice If Mr. Dillingham would rec..gn r. iho breed, uf course th.i is not mi tirst stage experlenco and 1 had al j iCi-ii to New Yolk bef.te, onlv t... inr4 ago In far... Hut my lomtng t ,. nn.-. was ijuito different. Then I in, i ,, as a member of tho chains T. nights tho Night.' and when tli tin. ihi'il its earthly lite th Shuhei u , have alwaya been most kind a oui. teous t me. gave rue a pi ice (n i i,.r ii., ...... . miner nariiin snow. Tlj . urn,.. ; laie. ...v r. ..... ....... , - . - iiiougn, taiii'j wcic ntlltc 'ilffe - I- lo the roof, wbkh i not lo be novelty to the sophisticated band of perlor had provided nie. for I tell my-i , t rri' ti. , d to the publi' tor another tori. .Matiliattaii nisi nisiueis aa u since seir sKiuoin on mo curies. r,'.iii with a contract in v.mr .. in .it has I. en enlarged. entirc.i ie- has pr.ived to nudlenc thioughout She was nothing at all like Kipling' i , ,,j.(, ,t j,,... .,..n. ..".i, ,!. '. , . riuteil. and enclose! with glass 1 the world, lor "The Yellow Jacket" rag. a Ikjiio and a hank of hair. Sim, , ,,. 1,1 ' " all sl,ie. and l hencefort i to be 1 U unlike anything the occidental was not smoking a cigarette, and in . ; ... ,- . ' ...... .. vtir, uiii.t-etl r .1 ieo,t,. fact there was hardly anythlri dabarish about her. "Where's the vampire?" I naked. "I'm It." she said. If she was a baby vampirn I Vnew this point. It is pathetic lo ok'erve the efforts of cnpable actors under such dlsad lantagcs. AVhrn It comes to the at tempt to put something into the fiat Jpecchci. their success Is meagre even in the case of as finished nn uctor as Mi. Maude, who plays the hero of this amiilng piece. Repetition of the lines U a favorite device of those players tio arc of such importance as to take pldlty. In comparison with it. '( ani line" serins In memory llku a com bination of. Sardou and U'lldc. Jf only the sufferings of the audience up to wise and witty person in Malig nant s piay wno periodically opened Ills mouth tu utter "My hat"' had ap peared In tho play he would have been welcomed In the deepening gloom. Clare Kummcr's "Cloud tiraclous Annabellc" Is a sclntlllant and amiable little comedy, which Is bound to miiiisc those who arc not Insistent on the con ventions of the theatre. To be ton tcntcd lo laugh without question of the probabilities of the situation is lhe Condition mecedent to Iho eiilovmenl ' of the piece. This precedent evistlu the filobe Theatie, "So l.nng l.etty" at tlio Shubeit Theatie, "tin To It' at the I'rinec-s Theatie "The Show of Wonders" at the Winter (larden, and "(Jiwsl Oraeioiis Annabellc" at the nepublle Theatre Tho photoplay spectacle- which continue are- "Intolerance" at tho Liberty Theatie, -. Daughter of the tiods" at the I,j rlc Theatre and "The Masque of I.lfe" at the Hark Theatie. THIS WEEK'S PLAYS. wa.i of puttlnc h. t was ln-icr . . downhearted in my lite, T' t rr- r that I should not l o able to qnalir.i s a Dillingham girl was ei-.Je,l. If that I tt,,wl1ilA li. !... . u. . 1. . . .. . lowing the tlrst impassioned outburst it was catching nay even captlvat- t , , , ' qiuihfv HB V Vie" fi'i i of the reviewers a number of New , Ing, 1 would say. and I was about Llr ,nll.., V , l.T.,. York literary men constituted them- to be the next victim. I. felt Infan. , . ' ' ' " "V ' , 1 selves a tlrst aid band and issued a tile all right and mi vocal chords 'V''54 r" " 'W' l" " n c.iiairo which shall te to New Yorkltnund robin urging all tnterened In were paralyzed Ull, . . , . ' ' " ..i. .i... i.. i , ... I h .1 f . i n nf .i,a u, 1,1 ham It Tin l,,.l t i.n f lib tf.lenhi.no n .ini . . . .. . ,. una in.- r.ioiiui' i.i- o I.IIUIIUII ten iiiv ni'iiiiu- in r "h ... .x. .uri, ... .. , u being ,t teirlll heiut . i ears aao that l the mark 'haile-' Drama League, too. bulletined Hie picy, 1 whil" sin; answered I escaped. Idrcm ,,f i,ie,'t, , ' i wiuin'iaiu ana r loreux .lenieio, .ii..miiiii inun. uinii lii.'-i. i. itni, twmi 'to. ,.vn nit' . . a... ... . ,i.. . ...a. i ...1. i- .-t..i ....... T ..... I.....1. iit1tc! ' Iliaie .ei loi laemseives to UICII .III . ir.euoiv llliuii'?i ui hiuii' iiwhi mm- miss it?lini on- t.urii i .wfc ...x. 'f niliii.tiatlon of the oi'.tliolliiii at On. ' nilrers. It has been produced III neatly , office. I're li-iek li l.at, ,am m h iinlle in h.s j lrai Hai K West and .'lt -soiDtitl street. '' eicry Kuropean ccntie of note ami "Take it fiom me, ' I .i!d. "this baby c.ipailti of ai neiai dill ' loi ..r thei't n- ' for the past two seasons presented j vainpite business is dangerous all tm.v Theatie oiviiii.itiiui M h, ,!o(llh .rlloatl j,,may In Mr ami Mis. Cobtirn in all the tight. 1 escaped, but 1 would advie The ieisiiiiii. of the iiimn.inv ' a" ....,.... v .? i,-.i iimuikmi Aoterle.in i-ltien. Inn man between the aires of IS and SO ei en t St W . C J I'f.'iH' oi I ,n Lain!".' ( : iniit" 'enrtiis .1 'ie irnt tl All . dr 1 follow. Kl-e Jain M.ulo ruesler. Ila Tuuitty. Leon Kind. Ilarri Kelly. Du.ile und Di..m, Man rue -and Wnlton. Ilrr Lnnidon. Von Sam He ! nurd. , ,lllm ., ,n .,.. ,i, ,,, i i i notable cast has been assembled lor i,. take thr. chance 1 did. If ou want imiwi. Minn ihis country deorge Heruard Shaw's the leiqtroduetloti. liicluiling two to unow nnytliing anoui nnny aiii lulng l'i-li'i'. ! ,.mt.,v -('lotting Man led." Many actors who nchleied distinctive sue- i plr.-s oii had better get it second (list, t.f plavs have been dubiously I cesses in the original product.on. i i .i.,ii ,. .ii ... ,. !... ,.. -ri, ,t ..inr.1i .liwonu.oil iibii In ti'bn.so I hand.' iweier. line f was. pretty penny to get line ion . tiienuoie I :,,! lain .(u,im eiery night dining the trip lug for a snbniai me t ii.it. i, Iterlaluo. Most linpoitan. needed lilune.i . and In oru j money I liad to wotk for it were not hobbled w,ih an "i: i to my name. So when, aftn three weeks or intlent eftnt- ' nd foi .'nf t ' n t ma il'. ..I o s u' I mil Schenk. Ilerfode Hutlaiid. the ...'.'. .' ..'."'.. , .,u,.int...... i.,' i .'i.,,. n,. i ,l,i r 'Wt.nm" "" pioic lo i if I illlltlgti.i" ,, . ,, , .. . . .. ' i:ou woinn seem to no jail y enilt en to mi "ii" " e.,.j.. i..- . . management tbai r .n.i Hair Twin. Alllr.. Mit'.il i lln n.. i..,.i. if . . ... n-tinn I iil.in.lr.emi ill inai war .iltl iii.ii .n.-iiiiiiiiiii. run'- ii iiiiiiiut-n .ill.'."" '- " .' '-' t rn shnn I'lnj. m llrilinl and . lliisleHl rlree. this, liberty. Saying a speech once and there Is a siiicesslon of wilt speeches lining It fail of all effect so discour ses the player tint he hopes by ie IMdng ' emphatically to give the or.k some point. So he 'says it a rcond lime a little more vociferously nd emphatically. But the attempt Is win. Nobody, Is deceived. As a mat tr of fjet tho banality of the dialogue even more Impressed on the audl-tac. The quadty of our American plays l often attributed to the great number o'theitrcs which makes It necessary 'or m.iiiaiers to accept what seems lmo,t predestined to failure rather 'Mn wail for what they know Is or "Jperlot quality. The altuation must " tho eam abroad lo Judge by the i'lJJs that have come here recently. With "Caroline," which, it must be 'd, was a failure In London also, "A Mule Bit of Fluff," which was re vived with delight in London: 'Hush" which was liked in the prov li'fj, although It wns never acted In PLAYS ON NEW STAGES THK MANHATTAN OPERA HOUSE Klaw & Erlanger will bfRin a revival of their famous old play "Bcn-Hur" at this, thea tre to-morrow night. There will be the usual spectacular features nd a cast of excellent actors to dd brilliancy to the revival of this popular old play. THE STANDARD THEATRE? --Otto Ilauerbach has at last found a New York Aheatre for the return viMt of "A Silent Wit nets," which will be at this thea tre during- the week. There will the sime excellent company which produced the piece earlier hi the autumn. THK BRONX OPERA HOUSE --KuKciie Walter's play of Amer ican life, "Just a Woman," which has been iseen in a number of theatres since it was acted at the forty.eiBhth Street all lost win ter, will thin week be put for the rst time before the audiences in The Urnnx, 1UVIN0 PLACE THEATRE There will be a varied bill here this week. On Monday, Wednes day and Thursday "Der Gatte des muclcins" will be acted, while on Tuesday there will be two per fornianres of "Einst in Mai," ,'Wi helm Tell" and "Der Le I'tndi; ,eieluiam" will be other Plys of the week. to delight the heater. There l eion an attempt at chriraeteri.itloii in the llrst act. but that dlsappeni cd unless it lv that .May Vokes's slavey tiny lip taken to rcpiesent all of it that re mains. After .having departed forhe coun try with her friends masking as ser vants, the audience expected that Home of the fun uf the second act would Inevitably come of the efforts of the poet, the painter, the heiress and the young spendthrift to show that they could be servants, l'rob ably there would have been more humor when they demonstrated that they could not. Tlut nothing of the kind happened, liven Arabrlht, who had represented herself as u cook, did nothing to Indicate that cooking was her specialty In that house. The poet, who was to be a gardener, was also overlooked, and there was nothing lo Indicate that uny kind of domestic service was expected of the others. When the dramatic force of the story depends on the failure of a wife to recognize her husband, the degree of Improbability that charac terizes the story Is well understood. One would have liked to see the char acterization carried, a little further and to have felt the confidence of some sort of a dramatic Interest. But with out these there is the amusing and highly nophuitlcated wit to amuse the spectators. T .Million, .lite SiaiK. Al Small. Aitliui riiniiiMSIiaut, .! tjn Slav. ii. l.onU I la-. -r'soii. .lack lliieh.-. I'.lllif Pisher. I'atll- 0-.MOI!i:0V eieniug will sec at i,,V" '''J"1' I'ahnei At I bur Mill. IMlio .vion, i lonno .".iienon. ici.i .mh.wvom, Slumne irilor'i- .net .ef.r" iillaia, Abraham. V nil and Ibjtuii llaiiug cm iiered ail rii urisic.it .. . .. ' ... . i. .1.1, j,.. ..I l... .1,. l.,i. ii,i.'" "' ' l''"i in raveisnam. iieniHita i ro-nian. '" o"i ii"ii" -"" iiinnra m... on. ... I Joh " 'bulbs Clieiry. Hilda Spotig. l.ums-' appeiiiaiicr of having still far to travel ,.,( , ":iprywonian " I'rom Mml- ..., d.n Mate, .loliu llnrwood. V.iglnia along the road of popularlt. In the to a baoy vampire pai t is mote ..,...,,.,. . ii, , ,!..' , , I-...N Iho.iks. Aitrctt llaekett. .Miv I :d- piesent Mate of tho commercialized than a Jump. K ;s a bop. ski, and a j " ' 11 " -1 ' miind Cimei. (ioorge I'ltgerabl. ' tin aire this is in Itself no small til-1 Jump, iler llr.'t appearance on the ' " I '". ... . .. . .1 ... ........ .. nll.i.lr. t.i . ... i.TI,. l!l.,..l.ir.l - Tlinr. '""r UOIMIlll llol "lir !) , the Ciiitury Theatre the llrst pei fol ma nee of 'The t'entury nn I," In w hich Charlos liillliigh.ini and 1'lorcnr. Xlegirld, dr.. will pn-scnt aiconudv stats in the inu'itri. Dillin. ombination of their musical comedy i bam and '.leufeld now ,-i t mn to nn stars and chorus beauties. It willabo see the launching of the nilhnghnui Zlegfcld project to tnake'of the block Hugh milium. IMwIn I'lishmau and uniph. and is at once a tiinuie io tue , ,t.tk-e was m I lie nuieiiirn. men lleiberi r.elin.ue d'M I unlti.i t Ion of ilaygiici and a fit-1 j.ie pla.ied 'hiiedos.soa in "Tim Yel-. The lilac dealH hiiiiioiinisli w ill all 'ting toward for tho .-outage of Mr. Mow .lacKet ' and the title role in, third Mlldwa h. ami lnn,m porter straiila in tho t . pi .. "Perhaps you ihinl, I .nn mi iinptillze the iieaiity maikei In order to lecruit the Veutury (Jul" cluuus Aftei each manager bad i ontribilted a eel tain tpiota of be mile .elected between Sixty-second and Slxty-thlnl from bis own Individual cotupaiiii s agents were sent an oier .xmeiica .inn i lie Phases of the inai riai:e ou.-tio!i. and Mis robum. whoso faith, 'onie- osuow-w liite. ' From s'tch Imioeei t ht- , .,.'.' ,'.., the iitoblenis that boset .M.iitiu- loiei s , v. hat trbd al the beginning, is now;t,P Jnienlle roles she went to "Marry-, ( , -1 peer Wei i. .iImiiiI lo cross tho matrimonial liulii- amply Justified ing Momi - and 'Thin Chin " and then ,,..',,. T ., u , i on. the perplexing conditions und I It is an open seciet that fur a hi lef jumped into "Twin Ileds." lViMn i .'prhap. i.ot ' m iMi l.'iiiptatlons of the actually tn.nr.ed. interval the fate of "Tho Yellow . "Twin flcds" to 'Tpstalrs and Down" hlll 'l(.r,nl,llv t'u- ceii.u' THE FLAYS THAT LAST. Sun lial Producer Proclaim the o( the Flllel." The plays that continue lit .N'cw York are "Treasure Island" at the Punch and Judy Theatre, "Seven Chances" at the lJelabco Theatre, "Cheating Cheaters" at the Kltlngc Theatre, "Turn to the Right" at the Gaiety Theatre "The Hlg Show" at tho Hippodrome, "The Flame" at the Forty-fourth Street Theatre, "1'ierrot thn Prodigal" at the Little Theatre, "Nothing But the Truth" at the Long acre Theatre. "The Man Who Pnmn Bock" nt the Playhouse, "Pollyanna" at the Hudson iTIieatre, "Arms and the Girl" at the Fulton Theatre, "1'p.stnlrn and Down" at tho Cort Theatre, "Ills Majesty Bunker llcan" at the Astor Theatre, "Itlch Man, Poor Man" at the Korty-elBhth Street Theatre, "Back fire" at tho Lyceum Theatre, "Under Sentence" at the Harris Theatre. "Flx Inff Sister" at the Maxlno Klllott The atre, "The Music Master" nt the Knickerbocker Theatre, "Come Hut of tho Kitchen" at the Cohan Theatre, "Object Matrimony" at the Oihan ft, Harris Theatre. "Major Pcndcnnis" at the Crtterlon Theatre. "The Basker" streets and Hroadway and Central Park West the theatrical centre of New York. ''The Century Girl" is a musical en tertainment written by Victor Herbert and Irving Berlin. It Is divided into thrcu actn, the flnnlcs of which have been arranged, the tlrst by l.eon Kind, the second by Ned YVnyburn and the third by Kdward lloyce. In their selection of, the piesentltig Vast Dillingham and SJlegfeld scouted the country In an effort lo ohtatn every worth while musical comedy star In the theatrical horizon. These were for the dozen of more big roles. For the smaller roles they engaged players scarcely less distinguished as featured artists In notable productions of legiti mate drama, light opera, musical com edy or vaudeville. The result of their labors In "The Century Girl" pro gramme carries a long list of names of men and women players who are stars In every seinse of the word. Their names nre familiar legends on the elec tric signs in Broadway and household words In every section of thu nation, which they hnvo toured nt the head of Iheir own respective companies. This aggregation of stars, the larg- Elmendorf Lecture To-night. Armed with facts founded on personal observation and experi ences, Dwight Elmendorf. the veteran travel lecturer, will pic ture and describe "Mexico and the Mexicans" at CnrncBie Hnll to-night and np;nin to-morrow af ternoon. Starting his journey at the Texas border, Mr. Elmendorf will travel 1,100 miles into Mex ico, revi'ulinii en route vast stretches of mountains, old tem ples with Et?yptianlikc ornament ation, pyramids like those of the Nile und hardly less imposing, great canals with floating gar dens, cities, little and big, clcun and dirty, and pcoplo of every class und clime. The" illustra tions have been made nnd colored on the snot by Mt. Elmendorf, and will be shown to thu accom- fianimrfht of his usual lucid and ively narrative. tn Kurope with instructions to engage on sight every beautiful gill able' and willing lo qualify for the position. The net result of their labors in tbl" dliee (inn is a chorus of IL'" gltH, each of a and the Inevitable issue of dlvon'c. .Jacket" waieied in the balance. It did in vaiioiis ways the author en-' not start with the nur and tlio insii denims to throw light on the intilc-i of populutly patterned musical com aeies of the theme. He propases edy thai mil"l needs cairy all before mining other thlnus that people should j it nt the ory oiit-et or else fail, but draw up their own marriage contiacts, bas grown giadualb Into the favor of nnd shows a scene In which several of' ,, knee body of playgoers, slow at tlrst the participants in the comedy sit ! ,,, iralie that the play is olio of the rare and peculi.nly Individual beaut.i , around a family table and endeavor to i most delightful eiiti t tainments imag Tlieic an- among llieni twenty ultl- construct an brought diiect Iroui London, several 1 agn eiuent. I'arMeiilics. three Italians, two Spun- , The net am of "(letting Man led" Ish, four n nuese, one i-.nmaman and 'ake. place, to quote Shaw's own live (iteeks. Tin- stage settings. MMectl ill num ber have been dune by .lnTph 1'rban. n account of the peculiar na- was easy. Just line sliding down tne banisters. Hut ftom .Ifofc.if;, 'im- file )Cats ago .1 llolllin situdi might have been uKo to an !,hiu,n and Snnmrhllr to a vampire i roniiPl. ,,,,,,'. Wlt:, w, .lr,, part it s a long, long wa. Further study of l.aliy .implies f I'.his in tho Norman kitchen In the palace of the Bishop of Chelsea," Theie is a suggestion of approaching lure of this bit off n scenery and "'"1V"- i!rnmi,, tue the linposslbiiltv of iho pi-odiullou be- ' youiigesi iiaugutcr oi tue Misnop. is to Ing iniide aduintagcoiisly in any otbe, I ,"' married In nn hour to Cecil Sykes, than the Centmy Theatre. "The fen- M,""u ,nlmlci1 Kntl'mau tury Gill" peifiinnancc of to-monow night will be the llrsl on any stage. ' Long betore tbe.i enlcieil their pre-- 1 out pat tnershlp In the management ( Hie Cenliiry Tliiatio It had been nt the muni of both .Mr. Dillingham and .Mr. .legfeld that what New York most needed was a tlioiougldi cosmo politan place of amusement a theatte providing the variety of enteitalnmeni and inversion which v.i to be found In every other great wmld cipitsil e.- j cept New Vol k. With tills end in View Messis Oil- .liiigham and legfcld oiitaliied the management of the most cosily ami I magnificent theatrical sinii iuie in America the oinite and gnrgrotisiy appolnled playhouse vvbUb a ginnp of New York's millionaires had founded as. the New Theatie. Thn llrsl thing lilllitigliam and .icg fed 4 1 1 1 1 ns I Ik- lull uiaiia'-'.ei.s of the Centtiiy Thealie was i.i einplo.i the niest eminent si enlc ai H.t In the wis Id, .losrph I i I i.i ii . vvlioin they made nr. tlstlc illreclur of the r nlganij-alloii. The llrst thing Mr. l iban did in his new joli was to clean llie (Viiliirv The. aire. Nest tliey i;ol hold of Uiphael Klrchner. the N'lennese nitist mid painter of bcailtllul women, and hand ed him the Job of painting leu panels for the main I'ivt, using for models ten bcaiiliVs selected fiiini iho com puny. Victor Hcibcii nni living liciliu wete tilt il lointuissliiiieil In wiilc Ibn scotr uf the big musical (oiiiedy In the WIllnslmm-ZlciffcM mind, Mr. Her- of i iirin-ity. llunigli it must be tieciy admlltcil that the i.'iilne.T maiinei" I,. nM. li tlio nlav is riirn I.- a potent w oi lis. "on a line morning in I he spring i ,,.,,, lllt jt js evident also fpiui many and dtietse ciitlclsms thai "The Yellow Jacket" Is a play whose appeal is limited to no one point of outlook or "school" of insight. Indeed, in mote than a bundled opinions, noted for cuiiositj's sake, from representatives of the ails and prolessions it Is found that hardly two resemble one anothci. All like "The Yellow Jacket" In differ, nit ways and for different teasons; but all like it. Young as is "The Yel low Jacket" U Is already accepted as a classic and the attainment of its loiirlh blithday ought to mean no more limn sturdy youth for a play that makes so varied an appeal. MOTION PICTURES. Mary Pickford in "Less Than (he Dust," the first production in which she appears under her own management, will be the princi pal attraction nt three of tho leading motion picture houses this week, including the Straiul, the Hroadway and the Academy of .Music. The same picture will also be featured in sevonty-.-even oilier pitcuru theatres outside of .Manhattan. At the Strand, another ciui,tcr of nitmar's "Book of Nnture" will nlso be shown. The Strand soloists urn Ornce Hoffman, soprano, and Jan Ktiliini, violin, ist. At the Kmllo Theatre, Pmig. las Fairbanks will be seen in "American Aristocracy." Hilda Goodwin, sopinno, and Hans Kronolil, cellist are the Itinlto soloists. Tho musical programme will also iucludo the "William Tell" overture, by the orchestra. At the New- York rtoof, Viola liana in "The Otitcs of Eden" is He feuutre for to-day. Other features will be Miss nana in "Thu Cossack Whip" on Monday; Dorothy fiish in "AHa Boy's last Knee," Tuesday; Alice llradv in "lloiight and Paid For," Weilncs day und Thursday, and Kriduy Tlicilu linru in "Romeo anil Juliet." th -l . enfold '11 li t'e.) IL, .d I Ii s i a II' ' Honor on br I'-" re- le. ' .l.tlllg . ..nior i ' mis- 1 in'h- and, I ut - linru 'nlllllsll . ablll- :.u iii 0 re r.v ,' lllf to 1 lord hit a .,) .- ti " ' r I I-. it '.W ,f tt tlio WOlI. -hi- rito'l 'f our been with ihe long snaky IlKuro, the cling-I uK,ted in iccnsnition or their Ing drareries, the cigaiettes andkorvlces to the ait of Iho tip ilro T. things; but the kind of vampire that them .ill h r and to their tble. all Juliette Day portrays Is different iepecl. As in ni.i.-olf and n.' 'llm - The baby vampire Is a frail, tendet j nrnble' as .ion 1 was ln n Willi young thing with a look of yuu-grc.it-1 ,t It is not my fault that I luive big.inau.please'do.nnt.Iiiirt-p ior-lltlle. ) and I eai. honestly and fr.nikh- r. mo in It eyes which no man can n--j that I do think it is more of a band, slst. It twines itsself aiound a nian'H'cp than a help to me in tlio work I heartstrings like the clasping tendrils in P selected as the ni"in. of eirnln.,' of a vine and befoie he knows it be is . my livelihood. hopelessly epsnated. "Mj livelihood? uf t.n.iv l s my The baby vamplrp is tile eternal m- livelihn.'il. Yod dn mr ..appose do ties. lint llowailav-- no I KriL-laiid, where inon ib.all ii from a good ale distance--bi consult-I ,l()(lv 0VCf) A ,,.,, ,,, , ., Ing the leading authorities on the sub-1 ,,,, ,.i.0), lni.y , .loot, reveaus tne taci mat iney no not ..laughter in t- do scmi.b i. belonc to the regulir vampire -pedes, .... ... ,,P..H, . qultable matrimonial n,,b!o. The siie.oss Is nioro than one and in fa-'t aie nut even related, es- .nl,.rie.i, ,m Inheiited t.tb a' cepi tnat tucy nave in uiinninn tne- tbc name of,, pls.wi i.- a i same sini'icr moiiie m ensnaie loen. pmporly should be nilejv r Ha by i.unplies do uoi gi.m- up to bo ltj rljri ,j p,,,. j,,, vampires On tin- contrary, thev be. profession bi honr , i,ir I come quite harmless when mataie pii'nse ..b-erie that I s..y ae Broadway Is familiar wltii i!iontle. I do not liter in' I n -c Honest to sinidncts vampire, tne litml 1 l-:nslili ,nto; wlm ban genue sne can play ine pure mini. crnt jounii: thing with tolling elYect. ,. Salu.day evening, November LV " convenient cradle when a man goes cradle snatching. And when the baby vampire goes vamping let any man beware. Tho only way lo handle a baby vampire, according to no les an an- the Theatre Franca Is will open Its sea sou at the (iarrlek Theatie. Thirty itlfth street and Si.ith avenue, picsent- ing "Catherine," by Henri Laveiian. lone of the biggest successes or the ll'oiurdie Francalse. II will be a great social .mil artMlo event. In addition to last season's favorites. Il .'tiding Yvonne (iariick. l.illlnn llieii.e, Mine. Dlska Claude llenedlct. Kd'.-ar liccman. Ihulle Detrjmont, (teorgn Saulleii. Pierre Mliidalst and Paul Ccrn.v. the coiiipnuy has beep en riched by several artists of note, all of j whom have nevi r berorc appeared In this country. Prominent among them ! HERE'S A TITLE IN THE CHORUS, aie Jeanne provost of tho Comcdle I - l'ranc.il'-e, Hilda IJ.il thy of the Ddcon, j Thej- rimll onii- fiee (In who ha created leading character, iW.r.. bodies lleilrr. roles iioiii iii classical ami modern ou, that I would be on tin lage if it were pot a setlous occupation with ine? I will confess taut when I llrst began si j ears ago- 1 d d '.i because I thought the stage wa n fascinating place, wa enamoiiied of Us; mys tery and chaiin To-d.i- ilure Ie no mjstery. no chaiin. and t tsclua tloir but 1 have learned to love tho thnrltv than tin; Hattons who wrote realities as 1 never did the Illusion. I 'Tpstalrs and Ljwii," Is to try to re-.im on the st.igi seri..iil-. .aid I'm on form her. Haby vampires will not ho it tostaj- if I can' reformed. They aie saving that for .. l-jllii .l.'it TiiHl" O.lll lie OH'. i .inrl f respectable at thirty. Try to leform one and she will lose Interest in lui victim at once and let him go, French plays; Yvonne Mlrval of tho Thcatto Antolne. who created qulto a furoro in Monti pal and Quebec, where the Theatre Francals Ins been on tour; Paillette Noizeiix of the Theatre All toiiie, .Mile Ulnne of the Odeon. Jeanne liolle of the Altibigu and Kolictt Tout lieur leading man formerly with lie. Jjiic; Main I.0111011 of the Theatre de 1 licnalisauu-, Andre Chotia of. the Had the Hon. Helen Scott-Motitajzu been uiifnitunute enough to liavoj lived some thousand and odd vc.u.s, ngo she would, during the ab.-enco of her knightly kinsmen in Urn holy viai.., have been embroidering tapestri In. some) ivy gtown Ihigllsh nunnery. No 1 other career would havo been possible to a sPlagtcA' at coble Writ, ntu haJ.Jv, WHERE TO DANCE. I'ROI.IC -I'rotty girK be.-l nn. tertainers, urban fetttngs, diniii" ami dancing at the VCiegfeld Miu night Frolic on tho roof of tlio New Amsterdam Theatre. RKISENWEKKirS Lilia. Hi Hawaiian dancer, is the feat 111 1 in the Hawaiian room. Cabin o' at dinner, repeated at midnight hus Ortillo I'rectoritt.s for it feature. MURRAY"? - "The ra-cadc Kantasic" in tho Roniaii fiardens has Peg RalTcrty and Oil Wells and members of the Metropolitan Dallct as the principal features,