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THE T HE WASHINGTON WAS II IN G TON HERALD SUNDAY SUN DAY JUNE 2 1907 19 190 07
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pIHERE HERE is one clau of people who whoare whoare whoare
THERE are rejoicing in the fact that thatsummer thatsummer thatIL
IL summer seems in no particular particularhurry particularhurry particularhurry
th thmanagers the themanagers themanagers
hurry to arrive and that is
managers of the local theaters where bere the thesupplemental thejfpleme therp1ementa1
supplemental jfpleme ta1 season of o stock company companyattractions companrattracUous companyattractions
attractions still pro pI09 magnets mans attractive attractiveenough attractiveeniagh j jenough
enough to draw audiences as large and andin andin andtn
in some cases as enthuetaatic a u those thosewhich tboHwhich thoaehIch
which hIch greeted the attractions of the regu regular regular reguar ¬
lar ar season The feature of the past week weekof week0f weekt
of t rouree was the opening open1 5 of the supple supplemental suppemntal suppIemental ¬
mental season at the New e National when whenthe whenthe whenthe
the Aborn Opera Company began a sea season HaBon ieason ¬
son which is to hut ten weeks e s and per perhaps perhaps perhaps ¬
haps longer longerIt
It is rather a novelty to have a stock stockcomic liitockcomIc stockcomic
comic opera company and that the nov novelty DOVfIt soycity ¬
city fIt was U appreciated Is evidenced by the thelarge thellrge thelarge
large houses that have been the rule at attie atte atte
te New ew National aUonal all the week eek There Therewas Thenwas Therewas
was not a night When the theater was all not notrowded notIrowdfd notrowdd
rowded and popular appreciation of the thesinging theJnging theFnging
singing waa testified by the most hearty heartynpplause heartypplause heartylpplause
npplause In very yet 1 truth It to an excel excellent excel11nt excel1nt ¬
lent company that Manager lana < er Rapier has hassecured hufEcured hexFFcured
secured and its work ork will 111 compare most mostfavorably moetfayorably moatfavorably
favorably with Uh that of many of the road roadshows roadhow roadsh
shows sh how cws presenting comic opera operaIn oPfraIn operaIn
In In choosing Robin Hood for the open opening opening opentn ¬
ing tn bill the management was wise Iee for forthp fort fott
t thp hc 1P old opera endeared endear to the American Americanpublic AmerlcanpuhEc Americanpuhlc
public through the efforts of the Boston Bostonians Bostonian BoatonIRflL
ians ian still retains a hold on the popular popularfavor popularfnOf popularftvr
favor something < like that aceorded to toTinafore toPinafore toPinafore
Pinafore in England There to enough enoughpxxl enougbgtd enonghgbod
pxxl and familiar music In Robin Hood HoodU HoodInsure
U t insure It Ita success even If the com compiny comrnnr cornp1fly
piny presenting pretlen llS K were not as a capable capablend capableand
II and < > nd efficient as that headed by Estelle EstelleVntworth EeteJlepntworth EstelleWntwOrth
Vntworth and Albert Parr No one who whoiiard whobard whoLard
bard the opera Opera felt the need for any anyrpologle anypotgle anyi
rpologle i it was well sung well staged stagedand stqedlT1d stagednd
and nd its chorus was well drilled and mark markMix markcily rk rkorll
Mix orll cily efficient There Is no doubt but that thatthis thatthis thatt
this t clever company wilt do remarkably remarkablywl remarkablywPl8nd remarkablywiand
wPl8nd wl and it deserves to do BO BOTh 110T soTh
T Th l > experiment at the Columbia Thea Theater Theatrr Theatr ¬
ter of putting < on a brandnew play playTtrnwer playT1r1ner playflruvver
Ttrnwer Jims Baby was aa Interest InterestIng Interefig
Ing g one because it illustrates what will willI WIltpr willrr
I pr > r > t hably > ably be the tendency of the local localstrk localtnk localt
< strk tnk t k company of the future a tendency tendencyto
to fr break away from the old dramas now nowUKP nowlpr nowby
UKP lpr I by stock companies eompud and to take takeh
h opportunity of having a local dram dramit
1 it L t organization with which hIch to try out outth outt1 outt
t th h plays of new authors If this thtof thistl1fn thist
f tl1fn t irnry y increases as it probably will willth willtho willth
th tho result will be that many new n dra drainati0 dran drarir
inati0 n rir t il i authors who have never before had hada hadaice
a r < ance will get a hearing and it may mayrriilt mayf mayT5lllt
rriilt f 1J1t in a great benefit for the American Americanv A rIcan rIcanaa
v v as a whole Unfortunately for the theexperiment ther
r experiment In this tblllparUeulaJ particular case cue cuer Brup Brupvor Brurr
vor r Jim Jlms Aaby aby wa was not at all the sort sortr
f ray that to ever likely to appeal Aa Aat1 A At AxI
t1 t > story WaS told in a a novel it had a de den dee
n e < 1 1 jpl le < appeal but it takes the fierce light lightthat Ulhtt llhtthat
that t hat beats bta ta upon a stage to disclose the theartificialities therUicialltJes therthctalities
artificialities and the untruths untruthsv untruthshave
v < have had so many Western plays playswithin playathe playsw
within w h n the past two or three years that thatfwi thatr thatthe
fwi r the American theatergoing public publiccuHv pubUcolal1r publicdocile
cuHv docile and willing to be ledIs tedtojilted ledIsf
f < jilted iI ted 4 up to a standard below which whichdeclines whichl
l declines now to drop To say that thatUruvver tbatflIYYfr thatTh
Uruvver Th ivvfr Jims Baby is not a nice nlc see sen1ntal seental en
4 rental ntal ideal IdeallOrt sort of story would be un untr unTr Untr
tr but to ask people to accept it as a ariirrnr Ar airrrr
riirrnr r irrrr rrnr of life in a Western We tem mining camp campto campr
> to r r insult their Intelligence All that thatrro thatp thathr
rro hr p play could be benefited by a worthy worthyr
r rr rr rntatisa = ntation that it received r lved but even evenw evenvi
w vi 1 i the good acting of Mr r Wilton Lack Lackrty Lacktn 1ckt
rty tn t the clever work of Miss Hilda Spong SpongnTl Sponglj Spongtit
tit lj the fine ingenuity In nutty of Mists Charlotte CharlotteWalker CharlotteW CharlotteWriikr
Walker W ikPr the play was as dry as dust and andon andon andt
t k on n but a very small semblance of of1flflanity
1 1 1flflanity > inanity Undoubtedly this company
v l MIOW < how cw to much greater advantage this thisw
w i > k when It puts on Trilby and in the them theh thetfltme
h m lIIUme time the experiment wijl probably probablyconvinced probablyI
I convinced the author of Bruwer BruwerJiriK BruvvprJ BruvverBaby
JiriK J j Baby that tha t his play is I hardly hardlyf hardlyffni
f ffni ng enough to take to the road roadTlf roadEdwin roadF
Tlf F Edwin Arden M den players at the Brian BelasTheater BeluTheater BrianTheater
Theater gave a most excellent per perVTmanc ptfman perrmanco
VTmanc rmanco man of o Raffles Mr Eugene Eugene1r
1r I r sbrey who dramatised the work from fromMr fromt
Mr 1 t r r noonings tales Is one of the most mostOver mostc moster
Over c r cr craftsmen of the stage and this thiss thisprobably
s probably his greatest success Of Ofirse Ofj Ofthe I
irse j r < p the principal part Is strongly stronglylirtifled stronly1drtift I
lirtifled 1drtift 1 I rtified with the personality of Mr MrKvile MrIc
Kvile 1 le Bellew but it is to the credit creflltf rejttc
c f f Mr M fr r Arden that be made hto audience audienceI audl audlf
f reret r pt that although he copied cop to a aextent aextent aextent
< extent the stage business of his htoI h hVdEcessor hisl
I VdEcessor l U Jecessor Mr Ellis following on the thes thejrf theLr
jrf Lr s of Mr r Holland in the role rol of the theijtective thedEdlt theiActive
ijtective had a difficult task to essay essayt essayhe
1011 > > t hp did it with great credit to himself himselfnd blm himselfid eJf
nd 1 showed that he Is an actor of marked markedjollity markedhlifr markedhIity
jollity hlifr and versatility The whole hole cast castwas cutrIrl castl
rIrl l 4 was admirable and though Miss Missrystal MIssrytal Missrystal
rystal Herne had less opportunity than thanmight thanmight thanmight
< might have wished she did some somepdingIy twtn twtncpdlngly somsx4ingly
x4ingly pdingIy clever work in that difficult difficultsituation dUftcultu difficulttuatIon
situation u tuatIon Jatlon In the third act The perform performr
r np < p throughout was notable for its 1t dl dir dlnes dlfleas
r < fleas and its surety BUret It was well wellHttKPd wellh wellttgd
HttKPd h M well ell dressed and well ell played and andT andlarce
T large audiences audl nces showed that the theworthy thew thew
worthy w rthy thy effort was heartily appreciated appreciatedChases appreciatedhlse appreciatedrheea
Chases hlse has shut It I Its doors and the gar garph garIh gerh
ph h light lights which add ao much to the thebrilliancy thekllIiancr thetrilliancy
brilliancy of this end of Pennsylvania Pennsylvaniai
i venue will wtlllhlne shine no more until next sea sean
s n begins It seems rather a pity in inVTV InhW InV
VTV V hW W of the tremendous audiences that thatun thatJnjf thatto
un Jnjf r to Chase ChueJit right up to the last lastnoment JutnlImtnt lastniment
noment that this house should close ao ao6m 80f soS
6m f 1 but there the to it seems eems an increasing increasingDifficulty IncreulngIffirulty iscreasingfYieuIty
Difficulty fYieuIty in booking firstclass acts to tovard tord
vard I rd the close of the season A great greatVMIIV peati1r greatS
VMIIV S i1r fl of the best vaudeville act acts go over overt overtS
t tS < > Txindon T cndon Paris and Berlin for the theirrmn therrmpr theTrrner
irrmn season 1UIOn and it is then that we wei weto weirji
i irji fn to realise nail how much our vaudeville vaudevilleutre vaudeville1lr
tj 1lr utre f owes to the foreign artist It is isi Is5tIIy
i j trclly d dl too Oo much to say that most of the thei tbejjtps
i jjtps S flttes In vaudeville audeviU originate on O the theher theS
S her 11 side t At any rate Chases Chue has al alvS albten ciS
S S vS been noted for giving good bin binI bills billsS
S 1 though the house might have re rer re reJ istind
r J lin tinEd d open with profit for another six sixwreks sixVPkS x xpu
wreks pu giving indifferent bills Mr ir Chase ChateU ChaHLcjght Chaseiiught
U Lcjght ought it better to sustain the reputa reputatii reputat1 reputaSn
tii Sn of his theater tbeat r and to close on a aliuh aii
liuh 11 il note no He has added much to the en enjoyment enjoyment n njOFntnt ¬
joyment of thousand thousa of theatergoers theatergoersn tht s
n the I he season just closed and nd he deserves deservesiii deservesiil
iii the credit that belongs to a man who whos
is s made two laughs grow where only onlyiro onlyS
iro S grew before beforeAnd beforeAnd beforeAnd
And with the closing of the season ones onesthoughts one onethagh onesthights
thoughts thagh are rather inclined to fellow fellowthose folio followthose
those who bo have we added much to thegayety thegayetyof the SAret SAretlr gayst gaystt
of t it Wtwre are they the these hardwork JIardwwtI ¬
I
ing men and women who night after afternight allernieht afternight
night have done their beet to drive away awayfrom aWAYfrom awayfrom
from us the cares er that infest the t e dayT dayTYou dlQTYou day dayYou
You may be sure that they tM are going to tohave tobave tohave
have a good clean clan and happy time timeThere timeTMre timeThere
There is May Irwin Jolly jolt rotund and not nota nota nota
a bit afraid of matrimony y even If Ifne her hernew barnets
new ne husband to I hardly older than her hereldest hereldeet hereldest
eldest son You may picture her at her herCaatie hrCastle herCastle
Castle Irvin in the Thousand Islands Islandsfishing Islandsft8hlng Islandsflshing
fishing boating singing coon cOin songs and andalways andalways andalways
always surrounded aulTOun ed Vy a b bevy vy of her herfriends betfriends herfriends
friends Or look at St James Long Isl Island Island Id Idand ¬
and There you will find Willie Collier CollierJust CoJUerjust Collierjust
Just Out of the Rain on the home homeplace homplace honsplace
place you will 111 find Blanche Walsh llllh at her herhouse herhOUH herhouse
house The Lilacs at Great Neck Neckspending Neckspending eck eckspending
spending as much of th the time as possible possiblerowing po tblerowing possiblerowing
rowing on the sound Alice Fisher you youwill youwill
will 111 see at Stosconset Mass the guest CU of ofher ofber ofher
her playwright friend Grace Llvlngaton LlvlngatonFurnias LMnptoneFurniN IAvlngstoneFurnies
Furnias and near neighbors of here will willbe willDby willbe
be Digby Bell U Bronson Howard George GeorgeFawcett GeorpFacett GeorgeFawcett
Fawcett and his wife Ife Percy Haawell and andHarry andHarry andHarry
Harry Woodruff from whose hospitable hospitableroof b 8pitableroot hospitableroof
roof flies a flag bearing bearln the Hawaiian le legend le legend I Igend ¬
gend Aloha AlohaAt AlohftAt AlohaAt
At Cohasset where here the Hanlonc re rebuild re rebulld isbuild ¬
build their shows will 11I be found W H HOrane HOrane IIOraiie
Orane in his summer home which 1bl h to a atreasure atreaaure atreasure
treasure palace of art at Stamford Henry HenryMiner HenryMiller lienryMiller
Miller will 1It be found riding rl Iag horseback horsebackamong honeba horsebackamong k kamong
among the hills at Shelter Island Mrs MrsLeslie I ILelile XisLeslie
Leslie Carter and her new ne husband will willdisport willdisport ill illdisport
disport Clyde Fitch you will find at atQuiet atQuit atQuiet
Quiet Corners Corne near Greenwich Conn Connwhere ConnwMre Connwhere
where also Viola Allen has ha a summer summerhome summerhomt summerhome
home On a farm near Oesining OuInl you shall shallfind shallfind shalllied
find Blanche Bates among am her pet chick chickens chlcke chickens ¬
ens e and Frank Keenan Keen who made such suchbit a ahit ahit
hit with her b r In The Girl from the Golden GoldenWest GoldenWeet GoldenWest
West is at Laurelton Long Island Rob Robert Robert Bobert ¬
ert Edeson will spend bIB summer at Sag SagHarbor SasHarbor SagHarbor
Harbor Francis Wilson will be at New NewRochelle NewRochellf NewRoehelie
Rochelle among amon < his books Otis Skinner Skinneryou 5klnnetrou Skinneryou
you shall find at Bryn Mawr and Ethel EthelBarrymore EthelBarrf1llne EthelBarryinere
Barrymore will 11I spend the rammer with withher wltbhr withher
her uncle Jack at Xaathampton At AtPort AtI AtPort
I Port Washington the visitor may see seeRichard seaRichard
Richard Golden Raymond Ra ymond Hitchcock HitchcockMinnie Hitchcockllnnle IIitcheockMinnie
I
Minnie Ashley hlt Eddie Toy and a host of ofothers oCI ofothers
others othersAway otllenA othersAway
I Away A W7 they all go after their hard bard8OI1S sea seasons season ¬
sons son work worktb t6 books to fishing to boat boating boatIng boatIng ¬
ing to honeymooning honeymoonlnlfwhatever whatever their theirJoys theirjoys theirJoys
Joys they deserve d rve them all these faithful faltbfulKrvants faithfulservants j jservants
servants of the public publ who do so much mu much h to tomake tomake j jmake
make life worth living for the rest of VL VLTHE vsTHE u i iTHE
THE TUNEFUL MIKADO IfIKADOSIlIlre11 MIKADOSiiIUrcftNcil MIXADOStjiressol
SiiIUrcftNcil in London the lie JnpnncHc JnpnncHcO JnpnllcllcOl1crll TzLpniiCsOpera
O Opera p era to Be Heard Here HereOf HereOf HereOf
Of interest to Washington playgoers plaY r8 Is tothe Isthe isthe
the trouble in London over the suppres suppression suppreIon supprassloe ¬
sloe Ion of The Mikado the picturesque picturesqueand p1ctureequeand picturesqueand
and tuneful Japanese comic opera by Gil Gilbert Gilbert Gilbert ¬
bert and Sullivan The liberal and lea IU sen sensitive senIIUve seestlive ¬
sitive attitude toward the stage tage in this thiscountry thiscountry thiscountry
country makes a solution of the British Brlthtrouble Britishtrouble Britishtrouble
trouble all the more difficult by Amen Americans A1Derican Amencans ¬
cans can who have been accusomed to having havingthen baYlftIJtheir havingtheir
their own way as to what plays pia they theyshould theybould theyshould
should or should not see The Japanese Japanesewho JapallftehO Japanesewho
who hO come to America are re evidently more moreliberal moreUberal moreliberal
liberal than those who go to England for forit forIt forIt
it will be remembered that it was u the thevisit tbevilt thevisit
visit of the Prince Fushtmi Fu tmL of Japan Japanthat Japanthat Japanthat
that brought ht about the trouble concern concernI concernIn concernleg
I leg the presentation pre entatlon of The Mikado Ibdo at ata ata ata
a London theater All this th seem absurd absurdI urd urdto
I to Americans who remember that it Ittbe was wasthe u uthe
the Japanese in New e York City them themselves tMmaelvetJ themselves ¬
selves who built a miniature fair on the theroof theroof theroof
roof of Madison Square Garden a few fewyears fewyears ew ewJears
years ago a and labeled ifJapan It Japan by Night NightIn Ni8btIn NightIn
In the theater section of this fair they de desired dea desired ¬
sired a Japanese Japa play or opera and It Itwas itwas
was 1 this very Mikado that was even eventually ttntually eventually ¬
tually selected as being the most appro appropriate appropriate appropride ¬
priate to the occasion At this time gen genuine pnullM geeutile ¬
utile Japanese costume and scenery nery were wereprovided wereprovided re reproVided
provided by the Japanese managers man of the thefair thefair thefair
fair and the Messrs > Milton and Sargent SargentAborn sargentAborti Dt DtAhorn
Aborn the wellknown opera managers managersfurnished ma managersfurnished n nlumJ8hed
furnished the players and singers for the therevival thereval therevival
revival of The Mikado which ran there thereall thtlall thereall
all summer summerIn summerIn ummerIn
In speaking of the trouble in London LondonBaron TondonBaron LondonBaron
Baron de Saumarez declared that the sim simple simple aimpie ¬
ple fact of The Mikado bearing < the thename thename thename
name of the Japanese Emperor renders rendersIts rendersIts rendersits
Its presentation offensive to the Japa Japanese JapeJletM Japaease ¬
ease nation and this tb1e coupled with lth the thefact thetAct thefact
fact that three tb of Japans Japan most t represen representative reprYenAtlve representative ¬
tative official were visiting < in England Englandat
at tb t the time of the proposed revival made madethe madet madeth
the t th offering ert of The Mikado all the more
The thing to do the baron says sa to toto tato isto
to change chan e the th name of the theoptra opera and andmake aadmake andmake
make it a burlesque on some other coun country country nountry ¬
try But where is the country willing lIllng to totake totaJre totake
take Japans JapAn place Would the Pope of ofRome ofRome ofBorne
Rome stand for an opera called after afterhlmr afterhim afterhim
hlmr hlmrPlaygoers him
himl1aY8Oh
Playgoers of Washington have to thank thankthe thankthe thankthe
the liberal policy in vogue in our country countrythat countrythat countrythat
that forbids meddling with 1th stage produc productions productions produclions ¬
tions on the part of the nations officials officialsWhatever oaidalaWhter otlleislsWhatever
Whatever may be the outcome of the thetrouble theI thetrouble
trouble in England En nd theatergoers of Wash Washington WashIngton uh uhI ¬
ington I ton are assured a production of o The TheMikado TheIkado TheXikado
Mikado Ikado here shortly shortlyOlf shortlyOlga
0111 Olf n Xct ctlicrolcn hcrlllc Plans PlansOlga PlauliOlga PlnusOlga
Olga Nethersoie who ho has Just ended endedher encMdber endedher
her American season left for Paris last lastWednesday JutredntlKlay lastWednesday
Wednesday I am to make my Parts Partsdebut Partsdebut Parisdebut
debut June 4 said Id Mies flse Nethersole It Itto Itill Itis
to several years now since my friend friendMme ftiendDH friendMine
Mme DH Bernhardt Bern hard U invited me to appear appearbefore appearbEfore appearbefore
before a Parisian audience under her herwing herIog herwing
wing Iog and at her theater and at last I Ism Ism Iam
sm able to accept her invitation My Mydebut 11debut Mydebut
debut will 11I be in the role of Paula Tan Tanqueray TnI1ueray Tanqueray ¬
queray In Pineros The Second Mrs MrsTanqueray IrsTanquerar MrsTanqueray
Tanqueray a part which Mr Pinero Plnerowished PineroIehed Pinerowished
wished Iehed me to create but unfortunately unfortunatelymy unfoctunatel unfoctunatelmy
my engagement enga ment with with Mr John Hare pre prevented prevented prevented ¬
vented I only played It some two years yearsafter yeenlafter yearsafter
after the original o nal production and then thenfor thenor thenfor
for or the first time In America AmericaOn AIMr1caOn AmericaOn
On June 5 I shall appear in the role roleof roleof roleof
of Magda In Swlermanns play pIa on June Junean Juneas 5
an Fanny Legrand in Sapho on June Juneas i ias 7as
as Carmen the first production of the thedramatized thedramatized thedramatized
dramatized version of Prosper Pl08 r Merimees Merimeesromance Methneesromance 1 riln1 riln1romance
romance on June S as Adrienne Leeouv Leooureur Lecouveur Leeouvreur
reur eur in Messrs ftlllr Scribe and Lejowves Lejowvesplay Lejowvesplay Lejowvesplay
play of that name on the 9th as Mar Marguerite Marguelite Iar IariWerlle ¬
guerite Gauthier in Alexander Dunns Dunnsfits Dunnsflls
fits lIa La dame aux Camelias on June 10 10I 10I 10I
I shall give a second performance rrorma te of Car Carmen Carme Carmen ¬
men me and on the 11th a second perform performance performance performalien ¬
ance of Sapho 5 pho with which hleb I close cl my myseason myIItUOn myseason
season in Paris which is to be under the thedirection thedlnctlen thedirection
direction of Mr G Austrue wstrue and com company COIDpany cornparty ¬
pany panyMy
My season lOn there th 1 will be unique In that thatI
I am the first Engltoh actress s to appear appeartofore IIppearfore appearbefore
before fore a Paris Pari audience with an English Englishcompany Engl18hc Engiishcompany
company c mp ny and speaking the English E gllsh lan language language language ¬
guage
Glen Echo Hippodrome HippodromeBeginning 1I111101IromcBe1tnnlng IllpiolromcBeginnIng
Beginning tomorrow afternoon a Mr L LJ LJ LJ
J Symonds will 111 introduce continuous continuousvaudeville conUnuoUuulelIle continuousvaudeviite
vaudeville at his new place of amuse amusement amU8meRt amuctinset ¬
inset meRt the Glen Echo Hippodrome The TheHippodrome TheHlppodrOrM TheHippodrome
Hippodrome was opened last Monday Mondayand londayand Mondayand
and the first week has proved prov successful successfulPerformances succe9fulPrformances successfulPerformances
Performances will commence daily at atoclock 2 2oclock 2oclock
oclock Among features engaged for the thecoming thecoming thecoining
coming week are the Cycling Cogswells Cogswellsi
i in their latest feats f t on single and double doublewheels doublewheels doublewheels
wheels La Petite Alma will do staging stagingand sllIglaagand singingand
and dancing special specialties ties illustrated song songwill songswill lIga lIgawill
will be e sung by Charles Viaeent The Thewhole TilewbDle Thewhole
I
whole bill will comprise a dean and In Interesting Intenstlltg Intereattag ¬
teresting performance S
NOTES OF THE STAGE STAGECamilto STAGECandl STAGECamiils
Camilto Candl dArrllk to bortty shoet1 i is return to iothe tothe tothe
the vaudeville stage stageMarie staplarle stageMarie
Marie Dressier ha has returned from V VJrope 1M 1Mrope u upope >
rope and says say n she to goto going to take a aAcaUon tang tangvacation 10111vacation
vacation vacationHenry vacationHenry AcaUonReoI
Henry W Savage to ia I Benin isUn trying t tfind to toftlld tofind
find out whether hetber American play will wtIll8C wtIll8Cceed sue succeed sueceett ¬
ceed in that city cityEdna elt eltEdna cityEdna
Edna May to to b be married on June J 4 4to ofto 4to
to Oaear Lewtooha wobn and ad th tile honeymoonwill honeymoon honeymoonwill
will 111 be spent on a a trip to Japan JapanAichard Janftiehard JapanRichard
Richard Bennett to to be elevated to the thestellar usteUac theMtlar
stellar ranks nest cacaos awl will tII star starunder starunder r runder
under Charles Chad Frohmans management managementThe masagemoalThe t tThe
The new play by Henry Arthur tII Jones Joneato JOMeto Jonesto
to b be produced in America next season eeaaonwill onwill seasonwill
will pobably be called rile Th GalUlean1 GalUlean1Victor GaIIIlanYletor OallilesnsVictor
Victor VictorArthur Yletor VictorArthur
Yletorrthur
Arthur rthur Bourchier bIer ha has acquired cq the Eng Engltoh EaalIab English ¬
ltoh right u In a new dramatic comedy by byHaddon byHaddon byI4addon
Haddon Chamber Chamben which bkb Kyrla Bellow Beltewwill BellewIll Bellowwill
will Ill produce in America AmericaEd AaaertcaEd AmericaEd
Ed 8 8 Allen a clever Washington boy boyIs boIs boyis
Is a member of Edwin Ardens Company Companyat
at the Belasco Last week k Mr AU AUi Allen wa waassigned was wasassigned
i ueJ assigned ed the role of Menton MentonOsborn MentonOIborn MentonOsborn
Osborn Clemaon who played pia the lead leadma eMI Iedlag
I ma In Juvenile in The Royal o Chef last lastseason lastson lastseason
season son has been engaged as leading barr barytone barrtone ban bantone ¬
tone for The Yankee Yabk Regent RegentRichard ReaeotJUehard RegentRichard
Richard Bennett n lt now playing in Lon London L Lendon n ndon ¬
don in Strongheart to has been beento engaged engagedto
to play Adhemar in Divorcona when whenGrace WMIIGrace whenGrace
Grace George appear a In London ia that thatP lhatplay thatplay
P play playRichard y yRichard
playRIchard
Richard Mansfield ha hu arrived In Lon London Loncion Lendon ¬
don In a very fJrI weak condition The trip tripaffected tripatfect tripftected
affected atfect him somewhat but he expects expectsto
to recover Ida strength fh by a year of Idle IdleThe 14JeDe idleness
De ness nessThe
DeThe
The property owned Jointly by the late toteWilliam lateWilliam lateWilliam
William H West and George Primrose Primrosein
in Mount Y unt Vernon was sold IOkIJut last week for forJJWCOO torGCO
JJWCOO GCO It waa 1 originally purchased for fortlMM forWilliam
tlMM tlMMWilliam 11
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William Courtenay replaced Wffliara WffliaraIngersDtt WD1tamI WinlainIngersoll
IngersDtt I la the eaa ease of TIt Th The Builder at atthe atthe atthe
the Astor Theater New YorIC Mr lager Ingersoll lagersoil
soil leaving to fill a previous engagement engagementwith enppmentltb engagementwith
with ltb the Albee Stock tock Company CompanyThe CompuYThe CompanYThe
The title of the th Engtoh 11 version by Mr MrCosmo KrComno MrCosine
Cosmo Gordon G Lennox of HJIquettetbe Mlquette ltiquettethe Mlquettethe
the French F nch comedy which Mr Charles CharlesFrohman CharlesJlrohman CharlesFrohman
Frohman to to produce In London next nextautumn nextutumn nextautuma
autumn is Jenny Jnn and Her Mother Koth
Mr Tree has arranged arran with Mr Stephen StephenPhillip StephenPhUU RtephenPhillips
Phillip PhUU that the latter shall be Joined by byMr brMr byMr
Mr J Comyn Carr Car in the preparation of ofthe ortbe ofthe
the new version of hut OJ which in incourse IncOUtW incourse
course of time to to be produced at His HtoMajestys H1aaJe8t7L HisMajestys
Majestys MajestysMadison MajestysMadison aJe8t7LXadtmn
Madison Corey baa been engaged pC pCprodaet as asproducing asproducing
producing prodaet director dlnetor for Henry W Savage layqeHe savageHe
I He returned returne4lwa front Europe last week weekbringing weekbringing IE IEbrtqtng
bringing with hint hblslhe the translation of the theViennese theVlenneee theViennese
Viennese musical comedy Cae be Merry MerryWidow KerryWidoW MerryWidow
Widow WidowDirce WidoWDirft WidowDices
Dices 3t err has sold the English EnglishAustralian EqUahAUltraUu EnglishAUJtraUa
Australian and 114 colonial right to her hertranslation bertruslaUon hertranslation
translation of Roberto Braccoa infidels Infldeleto lnMeIto
to Charles Frohman who will present presentthe pieeent pieeentth peaentthe
the th comedy in London next season with withMarie Wltblarle withMarie
Marie Tempest In the leading role roleThe roleThe roleThe
The new be play intended IDleDWfor for Blanche BlancheWalsh BlancbeWalah BlancheWalsh
Walsh next season written by George GeorgeBroadhurst GeorpaBroadhunt GeorgeBroadhurat
Broadhurst is called The The Man and the theWoman th thWoman theWoman
Woman The play will have a trial In InMilwaukee InXllwauk inMilwaukee
Milwaukee this week at the Davidson DavidsonTheater DavideonTheater DavidsonTheater
Theater by bylbe the Brown Stock Company CompanyDuring CompanyDuring CompanyDuring
During Mrs M Leslie Carters engage engagement engqement engagemeet ¬
ment at the Astor Theater New York Yorkwhich Yorkhlch Yorkwhich
which hlch will IU begin about the middle of ofNovember ofXovember ofNovember
November she wilt 11I appear In a aeries of ofspecial ofppecla1 ofspecial
special matinees in the Sardou repertoire repertoireThe rPPfrtl1NThe repertoireThe
The Second Mrs rs Tanqueray Camille Camilleand CamiUeand Camilleand
and other play pia i
J 1 O Malone stage slageaanagss manager for George GeorgeEdwardes GeorpEd1anles GeorgeEdwardes
Edwardes to coming to America to look lookafter lookattertbe lookafter
after attertbe the staging of The Dairymaid DairymaidHe DairyrnaldsHe
He H will be accompanied by Huntley HuntleyWright IfwatleyWrl HuntleyWright
Wright ht Adrenna Angarde Tbelma Bay Bayand 1ta7and flayand
and the English models who wilt be mem member members stembees ¬
ber bees of the company companyMaurice compallfaurlee companyMaurice
Maurice > aurlee Maeterlinck Polices et Mell Mellsande 1It1Inde Mclisuede
suede nde with music by Achille Claude ClaudeDebussy Clauselfbuy CIaueDebussy
Debussy was sung IUn In Paris last week by byMary byMary byMary
Mary Garden Oscar Hammerstein has hasobtained huobtained hasobtained
obtained the American rights to the theopera tbeopera theopera
opera and it will be beard at ttbe the Man Manhattan ManMUan Manhflttctt ¬
hattan Opera House Ho next xl season seasonMay s slar seasonMay
May Bobson R has b signed 8ne contract cou t with withL withIi th thL
L S S Sire Sre for fo five years to star I under underhto fer ferh finderhis
his h management mnsnt commencing cmmendn In Septem September sptm sptmbr Septembar ¬
bar br and a Jyh playh playing the ct cities until untl Novem November Nov Novembctr ¬
ber when w she will wl be b seen Bn on Broadway Broadwayin
in a dramttixation of The
dramltlutio o Rejuvenation Rejuvenationcf ReJufaUon ReJufaUonf
cf f Aunt lnt Mary The author aut Anne War Warner Wa Warncr ¬
ncr nero mill 11 make mke the th dramatization dramatisationHilda drUuuo drUuuoHl
Hilda Hl 111141 Spong Sp has begun b a suit in the theSunrfcrae theSu theSUIWOmO
Sunrfcrae Su Court to recover rver 94000 0 t from Wal Walter Walter Waltsr ¬
ter X Lawrence Lrn the theatrical thtrc manager managerfor managerfor r rfor
for breach bcb of contract ctra t Miss Spong Spn al alleges all atleges ¬
l leges that tht last lat fail fal Mr 1 Lawrence L rence agreed agreedto
to star her hr for three thrl years year at an agreed agreedsalary agreedsalary
salary lr She Sh starred strr under un him for thir thirteen tl thirteen ¬
teen tetn weeks we in Lady Ldy Jim and an John JohnHudsons JobnHul JohnIludsons
Hudsons Hul Wife WU but then her pay py days daysended dYI dYIend daysended
ended end Sh Sb She alleges al now no that Lawrence Lawrenceowes Lwn Lwnowe Lawrenceowes
owes her salary for six weeks
owe slary week beginning beginningon bnnlnlf bnnlnlfon
on April Api 12 and an ending edin en May Xa IT and andshe andsh andshe
she sh wants compensation CpnUo and ad interest interestLavrence Inteet InteetLwrene InterestLawrence
Lawrence Lwrene denies dn that tht he h owes ow her h any anything anything anything ¬
thing and sets Jt up u that tht the contract contrct con contained contlnel containeil ¬
tained tlnel a clause eu safeguarding aelri him against againstany againstany
any such suit suitThe suitThe uAL uALThe
The London Ln season s of Martin Harvey Harveywill Herveym IJnrveywill
will m open opn on o June Ju 3 at the Adelphi Adlpbl where wherefor wherefor wherefor
for the th opening oping week ek be will 11 appear apr in ina Ina ina
a revival vvl of The T Breed Br of the Treshams TreshamsDuring Trham TreshamsDuring
During Dur his hi second snd week wek he will wn produce producean puce pucean
an entirely enUrey new n piece p called Grt Great Pos Possessions 11 Poesessions ¬
sessions Slfn by Karl Krl Router RORI the th third thir will willbe willbe
be 1M given Jvln over to The Th Corsica COcl H Brothers Brothersand Brthtr Brothersand
and an the fourth to The Th Only Oly Way WayGreat WayGreat ay ayGret
Great Gret Poesessione calk or 01 elaborate elaboratemounting elabrate elabratemountng elaboratemounting
mounting mountng the action act of the play ply taking takingplace takingplace
place plce in Palestine Plln about abt the year y 21 1 A D DThe DThe DThe
The costumes ctum reproduced ru from drawing drawingby dra1 drawingsby
by Ttesot T1t will 11 be of extreme extre accuracy accuracyMr acurcy acurcyr accuracyMr
Mr r Harvey having hvin in this tis connection enaUon re received iscalved ¬
calved valuable valuble assistance anan from fr Mr Wil William Wll11am VI ¬
liam lt Hole R S A end n Prof PC Margo MargoItouth Margoliouth arSo arSoliuth
Itouth liuth of Oxford OxfordStock Oxor OxorStock OxfordStock
Stock at Miijcstlc MiijcstlcIf Jlnje tlc tlcI
If I the th plans plJ of Manager Mange W W D I Fits FltageraW Fil Fitsgerald
gerald ser materialize mterUI the Majestic ilajlc will wl run runa runIl runa
a stock company compny all al next season a The TheMajestic TheMajestic
Majestic atle has b been bn a losing 1n venture Yetu ever eversince eer eerln eversince
since ln it began ba and an the tl management m ent feel feelcertain fel felceti feelcertain
certain ceti that t considering col Maw J Kathryn KathiynPurneirs Xtn XtnPur KathrynPurnells
Purneirs Pur popularity pty a stock company cl
headed by this clever actress would
b a great success l ts e ar wl prove provea
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I
THE WEEKS PLAYBILLS PLAYBILLSThe
The Columbia Col iznli Tinliter rhtnterA Ihiiit CrA A jug II He Hevlvnl Ic Icnl Itevisnl
vlvnl nl of Trilby TrilbyThe rrll rrllThe IrIiliThe
The Columbia Clumbi Theater Tter Company Compny will I to tomorrow tomorrow tomorrow ¬
fifth week with withan withan 1th 1than
morrow evening tln enter enteI its fft wek
an elaborate elabrte revival rvivl of o Trilby TIb Paul Pul M MPotter l MPotters
Potter Poter original ognl version versi of o O Ocelebrated DM D Mauriera Maurieracelebrated Maurrs Maurrslebrle
celebrated lebrle story ato of the th Latin IAtl Quarter Quarterwith Qurter Qurterwih Quarterwith
with wih Mr r Wilton Wion Lackaye IAcue In the original originalrole orn ornrol originalrole
role rol of Svengatl 8vfU which wblh he b created crte In the thenrit t thefirst
first American Amr IH lwoduetion roductlon lo of the th play ply Ills Htostage Hi HiIae Illsstage
stage Iae portraiture ptriur of o the th hypnotist hypnotlt has won wonhtm wonhim on onhim
him wide wi fame Ca tam since sn he h created crte the part partten p partten
ten t n year y ago ar and an the tb playa revival Ylvl un under UDde usdir ¬
dir such auspices should prove one of the thenotable thenoa thenotable
de n a Houl pe o o
noa notable event y of o the th season I Another Anotherstrong AnotherI Anotherstrung
strong I feature ct of o the tl revival rnl will wi be b the theappearance theaprn theappoorane
aprn appearance a of f two wo prominent pmint leading leadingwomen Jq JqWOf leadingwoman
women WOf In the t lb title un role r of Trilby Tril within withinthe wltblnth withinthe
the th Mine week I Miss Ni HiMa HU HLM Bpong 8pe and andMUm an andMule
MUm Mt Charlotte hlI Walker Walker will wa each ech interpret interpretthe Intre interpretthe
the th titaresise < h hh ra t r of the t heroine h for three threeevening thr thrt threeevenings
aM total of eight eightp e eightprtormnnees ht htrfom
evening t nn f rsns matinee mU a totl o
p rformftnea rfom Mies gs eR Ipoag poag wilt be b seen In Inthta Inthl Inthis
this thl part from tomorrow tom evening venl until untilThursday untl untlI untilThursday
Thursday matinee I aM a Mis MI Misc Walker will willbe wl willbe
be b a aeon eit at 1 Trilby b from t Thursday Thurl evening eveninguntil eyenln eyenlnunU eveninguntil
until unU Saturday ltu night nin The Tb production po ton his haabeen hisbeen
been n carefully fnr Mfci sIg4 under unr the th eye of ofMr ofMr
Mr Lackeys w who wa was an 1 prominently prominentlyuaoctated prominntl prominentlyassociated
associated te with Uh th sits original rnl presentation presentation9t ntttn ntttnof
9t of the piers pt In his he drumaltoation uliton of the thenovel theDni thenovel
novel Dni Paul Iett Jt Inhtar r ban h admirably amirby pre preserved pr proer4d ¬
served er4d I 11 the he studio life II depleted cpte In the thestory thestory
story to axd ad In a the flrat ft two sets ct Trilby TrilbyTa Trbr TrbrTalb TrilbyTaffy
Taffy Ta y lbs Laird Ll Little un Blues Bhe and an Sven Svenjnll 8vtnII Ovengall
gall II are brought bUhL out ut like lk ilk ao 1 many peed pageaof peedof pagesof
of the t original olnal The Tb Christmas ehima Eve revel revelriea rel relna reveles
riea na es In IntM the studio aulo In the th second an act make makeaa makela makeas
aa apirtted aplr a soles ln aa Du Maurier Murlr ever everpictured tupictur everpictured
pictured pictur and an la a dainty dinty though toOh rollick rollicking rlck rlckIn rollickleg ¬
leg In bit bi of nonsense fNf in a play pi that thatothrl la laotherwlae isotherwise
otherwise othrl remarkable Imrkabl for its It pathetic pthetc In Interest Inaie interest ¬
terest and aie dramatic tl force for It I la the third thirdact tbl tblat thirdact
act at that tbt stamps lml the Lb great rNt power r of the theplay thept theplay
play pt It takea t place In the foyer fore of the theCirque theClru theClique
Cirque Clru 4e des Bashlbaaouks Bahlb pe k In Paris P La LaSvengali IASvengali
Svengali B la to sing D and an all al Paris Pari la I talking talkingof tlkn tlknof talkingof
of her Then Tn appears ppa the irrepressible irrepreaaibleZow Irrble IrrbleZ irrepressibleZen
Zen Z Zen Zu and a his hi oldtime odtie boon bD compan companion cpn cpnJn compenion ¬
ion Jn Dodor Do and af these thf are ar Joined Jln by toe toeother theother
other member membn of the tb merry mt1 studio 8ulo group groupwhich IUP IUPwblch groupwhich
which had h been bD n broken bken up by the occur occurrence our ourn occurseneca ¬
seneca n of the th second I not a Taffy Tfy the Laird Lairdand Lir IAIrdand
and Little Bill Billee le enter entH Ute lte and are In Informed Infor lnformed ¬
formed for by b the concise coniele of their thir early earlyParisian earlyParllan earlyParisian
Parisian days da that thlt La L Bvengall 8vnpl la I about aboutto abut abutto aboutto
to They T take their place at the
foyer window widw facing facn the stage sta The Te Hun Hungarian Hu Hun Hunguiian ¬
garian n band bn start playing playq La L Svengali Svengaliappears 8nnl Svengaliappears
aprs appears and n they th recognise rnl her aa Trilby TrilbyShe Trbr TrbrS TrilbyShe
S She sings ao Ben B Bolt Blt under the hypnotic hypnoticInfluence hypnoticladuence
Influence lunC of Svengalt and a moment mmnt later laterappears lte lteapp laterappeals
appears app in the th foyer fOYtr on o the arm am of her hermanager hr hrmua hermanager
manager mua who escorts her to the th stage ee for forher forher forher
her next song I Bvengall 8venU Is then berated beratedby brted brtedby beratedby
by the t three ibr arh artists and In a paroxysm parysm of ofrage ofrp ofrage
rage rp he drops cr dP dead Just aa a the manager managerrushes manr manrrhe managerrushes
rhe rushes in eacltedly eJlt lr with the new n news that La LaBvengali LaSvengali
Bvengali 8enl has h made a complete Implfte failure failurewith faiure faiurewih failurewith
with wih her second loclO song The Te final ftn act ac show showTrilby showsTrilby
Trilby under uncr the care car of her hr old friends friendson fn friendon
on the road d to recovery rovf There will be no nochange nochanp nochange
change from fr th the usual uual prices prce of 3 SO 5 and andTh
75 for cent ct cents matinee matineeThe matineesrite for evening een and an 25 2 end aD 50 5 cent centfor cnt cents centsfor
mt mtrhe
The Xwvr uwXnt uw NniioaalIhe nttoHitI RKITJe TJie AI Ahara rH Com Comliany CumIIRn CoatPR
liany IIRn PR It IH The c ScreBRile ScreBRileThe ScrCRR1I tht thtThe
The Te Aborn Ab Opera O Company Cy which wbc ha haestablished has hasestablished
Nbbe established an a enthusiastic entbu clientele cltele at atthe atthe atthe
the New Ne National Nato Theater Ther with wt Robin RobinHood RobinHood
Ho Hood through the excellent e llt work of the theprincipals theprincipals
t1 t wo te teebr
principals and chorus ebr J last week wek will WD pre present P peesent ¬
sent for the U second s week we of their sum summer su sumer summer ¬
mer season another comic opera that thatcontributed tbt ttutcontributed
n con op
contributed greatly to the fame of the
Bostonians The Serenade by Victor VictorHerberf Vtr VtrH VictorHerbert
Herbert H rbt and an Harry H B B Smith S This T beau beautlful beautiul
tlful tful opera op one on of the t beat b work w weeks of the theHerbertSmith tbeH theHerbertSmith
H HerbertSmith rb compt compositions was wa written writtento wren wrento writtento
to fit the tb cast c then playing m In Robin RobinHood Rbn RbnHo RobinHood
Ho Hood and consequently cuuty the singer so and andcomtrulans andcomedians
comedians comn t In the t De D Koven Kovn opera o will willbe wi willbe
be equally stilted to their roles this week weekat Wk Wkt weekat
b eUy st t rH tl8
at t the t New Ne NU National In fact tt six of oftfaem oftm ofthem
them tm played 1 the 1 same a rote r roles with wt the th Bus Boston Bustonians ¬
ton ton tonians ns that t they tr will wn assume ue tomorrow tomorrownight tmrw tmrwqht tomorrownight
night here b These s singers ann are ar Entails Ee EntailsWentworth EstelleWentworth
Wentworth Wetw prima pr donna donnaAr Albert Parr Parrtenon P Parrtensrt
tenon tn George B B Frothingham comedian comedianAgne comedianAID comedianAgnes
AID Stone contralto Charles Chart Swickard Swickardcomedian 8w1dmrd 8w1dmrdtomedlan SWIcICaMcomedian
comedian and Edith Bradford contralto contraltoThe rontraltoTh contraltoThe
The Th entire production of scenery IT and andcostume andeo andcostumes
costume eo used by the Bostonians was pur purchased purcbu4d purchased ¬
chased by Milton and Sargent Aborn Abornand Abornand Abortiand
and haa been rejuvenated for this event eventAa eventAs
Aa A in the first week weeks presentation the themanagement tbema themanagement
management ma nt 1 is making every effort to togive tope togive
give this revival of The Serenade the thesame th thin thesame
same in every detail as when it was seen aeeaat seenat
at the higher scale of prices when pre presented preed peeieeted ¬
sented ed by the Bostonians The full fullstrength funBtlftA1h fullstreegth
strength of the company will be called calledinto eaUedInto calledInto
into service thi th this week wHit including all of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the singers above named together with withHuntingdon witbHunUnatOD withHunUngtou
HunUnatOD Huntingdon May the Washington basso bassoPhil bauoPhil bassoPhil
Phil Branson Karl Stall Stall and the fasci fascinating fuelDAtlnc fascisating ¬
sating chorus that proved ao attractive attractivelast attraetlftlut attractivelast
last week weekAmong weekAmong HII HIIAmoD
Among the song hits in The Serenade Serenademay serenademq Serenademay
may be mentioned Dreaming The TheAngelus TheAlut TheAngalus
Angelus In Fair Andalusia I Ith Envy Envythe Eneythe
the th e Bird Cupid and I and half a adown a40aen adesert
down others equally ually popular In fact the themusic th thaauaJc themusic
music of The Serenade is quite the best bestof bestof bestof
of Victor Herberts lIe erts compositions and andrivals andrI andrivals
rI rivals in point t of excellence his master masterpieces masterptsees tel telIn ¬
pieces in Babes in Toyland The For Fortune Fortune Fortune ¬
tune Teller The Wizard of the Nile Nileand Jordeand Nileand
and other of his works in which the themoat tbeInOIt themost
moat famous light opera stars BUU have made madetheir madeth4lr madetheir
their appearance appearanceThere appearanceThere appearanceThere
There will be the regular matinee on onSaturday onSaturday onSaturday
Saturday and the special school ebB childrens chIIdrens ebBdeans ¬
drens performance Wednesday afternoon afternoonThe afternoonTh afternoonTb
The Th crush cn h at the theater last Wednesday Wednesdayafternoon Wedneadayafternoon Wednesdayafternoon
afternoon baa made it necessary for tiM tlwmanagement tiMmana themanagement
management mana lDMit to refuse telephone orders ordersfor onIenfor ordersfor
for this th performance all 11 patron being beingrequested MtDIrreque betngrequested
requested reque tfd to call at the thethMter theater in person personto
to reserve seats seatsPrince aeataPrince seatslrlziue
Prince Karl nt the Ilelasco n JRIICO by h the theArilcii tke1llcn theAricit
Arilcii 1llcn 1lnycrs 1lnycrsPrince llRcr llRcrPrtDee llayersPrince
Prince Karl will be presented at atthe attbe atthe
the Belasco Theater beginning tomor tomorrow tomorrow totnorrow ¬
row night by Edwin Arden and his sum summer summer summar ¬
mer company as the fourth offering of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the summer season at that theater This Thisclever Thisclever Thisclever
clever comedy written rltten by Archibald ArchibaldClevertng ArcblbaldClev ArchibaldClevering
Clevertng Clev rin Gutter was originally produced producedby producedb7 producedby
by Richard Mansfield who achieved sue success su suceu suecess ¬
cess In the role of the penniless German Germanprince Germanprince Germanprince
prince who ho assumed the duties duU and posi position position posttion ¬
tion of a courier In order to be near the thegirl theIIrl thegirl
girl he loved The role is an Admirableone admirable admirableone admirableone
one for It not only shows the prince in ina Ina Ina
a generous ero1Hl and selfsacrificing If rlftcln light but butpermits butpermlta butpermits
permits of the lightest and moat deltcatcomedy delicatecomedy delicate delicatecomedy
comedy effects through the irinces use useof useoC useof
of the English F Uah language Mr r Arden bas haaplayed basplayed hasplayed
played Prince Karl before in other othercities othercities othercIties
cities and is Ia therefore sure to give a afinished aftnlshed afinished
finished and artistic performance Sev Several Several 5everal ¬
eral summers ago < 0 when Mr Arden was wasIn wasIn wasin
In WahII8tOD Washington at the head of a summer summercompany summercompany summercompany
company Prince Karl proved to be one oneof ODeof oneof
of his greatest reateat successes etI and in again againreviving aplnreviving againreviving
reviving It at the Belaaco Theater he heis heII heis
is acceding to the th wishes of hundreds of ofhis ofhis ofhis
his friends and admirers who have writ written written written ¬
ten asking ukln that he appear once more In hiPrince InPrInce inPrince
Prince Karl The wonderful popularity popularityof
I of this play and the numerous requests requestsfor requeststor requestsfor
for Its presentation explain how it Is Isthat Istba isthat
that tba t Mansfield still finds it one of his hisbest hfabeat hisbest
best repertoire features and rarely plays playsan playSan playsan
an engagement en ment without giving at least leastone leastone leastone
one performance of Prince KarL KarLI KarLMr
I Mr r Arden will be supported by the full fullstrength fulllre fullstrength
strength lre tb of his company with Uh Miss MissChrystal M188Chrystal MissChrystal
Chrystal Kerne in the role of the rich richAmerican richAmfftcan richAmerican
American heiress Florence Lowell The Theaction TheacUon Theaction
action of the comedy comed turns upon a pro proposed propoled proposed ¬
posed marriage arranged by a couple of ofscheming ofachemlnlf ofscheming
scheming lawyers to have the penniless pennilessPrince pennUenPrlnee pendliemPrince
Prince Karl marry a wealthy we lthy widow from fromAmerica fromAmerica fromAmerica
America but the schemers select the thewrong thewrone thewrong
wrong woman woman the elderly motherinlaw motherinlawof
of the real heiress hel Prince Karl has hasreally hasreally hasreally
really fallen in love with the genuine genuineheiress sentdnehfl gssjulysheiress
heiress hfl without knowing kl1OWln she is wealthy wealthyand wealthymd wealthyand
and when he sees the elderly woman womanselected womanaelected womanselected
selected as his future wife he revolts revoltsand revoltaancl revoltsand
and assume madness madite in order to escape escapethe aeape11M escapethe
the alliance ama In the next 1IX act still penal
leee he turns up as a courier cou r fbr t r the thegirl thegirl
girl he really loves and from then on onto onto onto
to the end of the comedy when Florence Florencediscovers PtonDcedlsconnl Florencediscovers
discovers his real Identity the complicai complicaitions compUeatuona cOInpIIc cOInpIIclions
lions are swift and amusing The deli deliclous dellclOW5 delidoug
doug love scenes played pI in broken Eng English JJtgI English ¬
lish I lh make the role of the prince an anpeelaUy es especially ispeclally ¬
pecially attractive one on There will be bematinees bematf11ees bematinees
matinees Wednesday WecJneada and Saturday the theWednesday theWecJnetlday theWednesday
Wednesday matinee a as usual being a abargain abarpln abargain
bargain matinee with all seat sects In the thebouse thebouse thehouse
bouse a cent centThe cents centsJhe centsili
The ili e Iiyocnin IceumTh Iycoi ziiTli Tin i High JlI II 1gb h School SchoolThe SchOl11JrJ I IGirls
Girls Girlsflie JrJ JrJThe
The burlesque bur Mew sh w Nt t the New Lyceum Lyceumthto 4ceumUi18 Lyceumthis
this week eek will be The High 11 School SchoolQirla Schoolat SchoolGirls
Girls at There The will be two burlesques burlqueapneentecJ burlesquespresented burlesquespresented
presented by aa adequate company and anda
a chorus cho of thirty girl gbls The original originalKennedy orltJlnalKnnedY originalKennedy
Kennedy and HJvsn arc with this show ahowand showand bow bowand
and on one of Ha features to The Cadets Cadetsa Cadtua
a fine military mlUul7cIe sjwctade There to a good goodolio goodolin ood oodolio
olio of vaudeville a between the two bur burlesque burJejIq burL burJlOiflttC ¬
lesque lesqueIlclnHco JejIq L
JejIqJJclnHco
IlclnHco Thou lhcutcruucluJllc lhcutcruucluJllcThe tcr Vaudeville VaudevilleThe
The saud usual 1 Sunday night concert which whichhas whichhis blcb blcbbaa
has proved such a popular JIO ular attraction for forao forso
ao many weeks will take place tonight tonightThe toqhtThe tonightThe
The motion pictures ptctu which have been a adistinctive a4JlUncUve adistinctive
distinctive feature will be continued and andare andare andare
are to Include a number of newly Im Imported imported heported ¬
ported views view Some of the latest illus illustrated UlIQtrated illustrated ¬
trated songs will be rendered and a spe special special spacial ¬
cial performance will be given by Janttte JanttteBmallwood JaMUe8mallwood JanetteSmaliwood
Bmallwood monologist monologistMnJoNllo monolollstJJoloIlIlIt monologistlnjostioLint
MnJoNllo JJoloIlIlIt Liifft Conaert Tonight TonightThe TonhhtThe TonightThe
The last of the aerie serb of W DFItsger DFItsgeraid D DFItngeraIds lCer lCerleIa
aid aIds leIa concert concerts at the Majestic ajeelle will be begiven beJIVeD begiven
given this evening eve and as a fitting ftUI close closean cloeean closean
an attractive programme has ha been ar arranged arnnpd arranged
ranged and will include Incl Minnie St Clair Clalrcomedienne Clairo Claircomedienne
comedienne o tenne and Ernest Lenore parody parodysinger parodyaler parodysinger
singer A Aa an n extra attraction the five fiveLubins 48Lublfttl 4veLuhins
Lubins a troupe of singers and dancer dancerwill dancenwUl dancerswill
will make their first appearance appearanceCOMING apranceCOMING appearanceCOMING
COMING ATTRACTIONS ATTRACTIONSAt
At the Columbia next week eek the stock stockcompany stoekcompanr stockcompany
company will present the wellknown wellknownplay wellknownpia wellknownplay
play pia Aristocracy with Mr Lackaye LackayeMis LackareMt IckayeMiss
Mis Mt Spong Miss Walker and the full fullstrength fullstrenltb fullstrength
strength of the organisation In the cast castAristocracy cutArlatocracr castAristocracy
Aristocracy baa not been seen In Wash Washington WuhIngton Washlngton ¬
ington for some lI01 e time and theatergoer theatergoerare thMtercoersare
are are looking forward to its revival with withmuch wltbmuch withmuch
much pleasurable anticipation
Sardous famous comedy Divorcons Divorconsplayed DlvorconapIaed Divorconsplayed
played with such great ge at success by Bern Bernhardt Bernhardt Bernbarth
hardt and Mrs Flake and more recently recentlyrevived recentlyntrlvecl recentlyrevived
revived in New York by Grace George Georgewill Georgewill e ewill
will be the next offering of the Edwin EdwinArden FAwi FAwiArd EdwinAndes
Arden Ard company for the week beginning beginningJune be lnnlqJune beginningJune
June 10 The play Is a delightful satire satirein satireIn tire tireIn
in which Cyprienne the wife first thinks thinksshe thlnkashe thinksshe
she wants a divorce from her husband husbandand bUlJb husbandand hd hdand
and then change cha her mind after he heatoueed hM hMaroused laaroused
aroused her Jealousy Mr Arden will be beMen beseen j jseen
seen In the tb role of Henri des Prunelles Prunellesthe PruneIlHthe Prunellesthe
the husband h1l8 and Miss Herne will be beas seen seenas seenas
as Cypriemw CypriemwAt
At the New National the coming week weekthe weekthe weekthe
the Aborn Opera Company will present presentThe pnMDtrbe presentThe
rbe The Mikado The Tb lint two weeks of offeringsJtobia offerlnpRobID offeringsRobin
feringsJtobia Hood and The Sere Serenade SeAnade Heranadeare ¬
nade nadeare are are representative American comic comicoperas eomJeaDd comicoperas
operas and an appropriate selection to tofollow tofogow tofoijow
follow to the most famous and popular popularof
of all English b comic operas The Aborn Abornpresented AhomaPnMDted Abornspresented
presented The j Mikado during one of oftheir oftheir oftheir
their summer season aeuouln in Washington some someyean somerean someyears
yean ago but promise to outdo their theirformer theirfOnMr theirformer
former effort ftort in the coming reproduction reproductionPractically oductlony reproductionPractically
Practically y all 11 of the members of the thecompany theCOD1paay thecompany
company who hsy hs hsre met with success this thisweek thisweeJt thisweek
week and Jut will b be retained with few fewexceptions feweKceptlon fewexceptions
I
exceptions In equally important role rolenext roles rolesnext
next week in The Tb Mikado Two notable notableadditions notableaddltlona notableadditions
additions will also be a feature featu for the thecoming tbecomlDt thecoming
coming week By way of novelty the theAborns theAhoma theAbetes
Aborns have secured one of the very few fewJapanese fewJapaneee fewJapanese
Japanese actresses actrosseain in this country to ap appear ap appear appear ¬
pear m the th role of PlttiSmg Her name nameFuJiKo nameFujlIto nameFujiEn
FuJiKo to well known In vaudeville in inwhich 1ftwhlcb inwhich
which line of amesoment must mi at t the IbeVt1 has been beenvery beenvery
very successful uI The Japanese musical musicalear m1l8iea1Mr musicalear
ear fe not generally adapted to our style styleof tYleof styleof
of music and they ue have a music of their thenown theirown theirown
own which sounds like almost anything anythingelse anytbl anytblIM anythingelse
else IM but music to us However there therehave thtrehave therehave
have been a few exceptions and FuJlKo FuJlKotrone PujiKo1wone jlKo jlKoone
trone one of the few people of the MUle httlebrown MUlebrown littlebrown
brown race who ho hare been successful successfulwith 81ICC8Bfulwltb succemfulwith
with our music possessing < a rich richsoprano memo messosoprano memosoprano
soprano which she has cultivated la laAmerican 18Amerlean InAmerican
American and nd European conservatories
riclnres That Talk TlkLtjrman lMJkLyman TalkLyman
Lyman H Howe traveled trayele present his htaexhibition hIBexhibition hisexhibition
exhibition at the New National Theater TheaterSunday TheaterBundar TheaterOunday
Sunday evening June 9 The exhibitor exhibitorproduce ezhibttorprodllCell exhibitorproduces
produce what h he call alils the only perfect perfectmoving perf perfectmoving Pet PetmovIna
moving picture exhibition In the world worldThe worldThe worldThe
The scene ace are from Ireland I land Japan JapanSpain JapanSpaiD JapanSpain
Spain France Fra Switzerland 8W1b1erla England and andAmerica andAnee andAmerica
America Presented without witboutfticker flicker or vi vibration Tibratlon vibratlon ¬
bratlon of enormous size and with me mechanical me mechanical mechanical ¬
chanical musical and vocal effects that thatfit thatftt thatfit
fit the action of die subjects the enter entertainment eateltalnmeDt entertalninent ¬
tainment promises prom to be a thoroughly en enjoyable tnJoYable enjoyable ¬
joyable one The enthusiasm of chasing chasingwhales cbUlnlfwbaltflln chisingwhales
whales wbaltflln In midocean Is realised The audi audience audltnee audiinca ¬
inca is taken aboard a typical whaling whalingvessel whalingvissel halin halinand <
vessel and witnesses all the thrilling in incidents 111cl4enbJ incidents ¬
cidents leading to the capture of the themonster themon8fer themonster
monster There Th re is I a real bull fight ht in inSpain InSpain InSpain
Spain the Tyrol Mountains heretofore heretoforeunconquerable heretoforeunconquerable heretoforeunconquerable
unconquerable peaks are scaled and a avivid adld avivid
vivid view given of above the clouds The Theindustries TheIndu TheIndustries
industries Indu trles and quaint life of Ireland are arerevealed arerevealed arerevealed
revealed There are thirty subjects In all allincluding allIncludlnl allincluding
including many very humorous incidents incidentsEdgar IncidentsEdpr incidentsEdgar
Edgar C Mayo D J Taeker Le Roy RoyCarlton ROTCarlton Roycanton
Carlton imitators create the vocal sound soundeffects soundeffects UDd UDdfffpu
effects in the exhibition More than two twohundred twohundred twohundred
hundred mechanical hanlc41 apparatuses are used used9falcnint usedfItJcolm usedMalcolm
Malcolm Duncan Ptaycn PtaycnMalcolm lJtQerKakoIm IIaIcrMalcolm
Malcolm Duncan the clever young you Ju Juvenile iiireuSe ¬
reuSe man will 111 join the tte Columbia The Theater Theam Theater JuI ¬
ater Company the evening e of June H HThto It1 It1ThIB 10 10This
This will be his fourth season In summer summerstock summerstock i
stock organizations or at the Columbia Columbiawhere Columbiawhere
where he early became a favorite with wKblocal wttblocal withlocal
local playgoers who have seen him In Innot Innot Innot
not lees than twentyfive characterisa characterisations CharacterlllllUODB characterizalions ¬
lions during that period During the last lastseason lutsea lastseason
season he has served successfully with withthe withthe withthe
the Lion and the Mouse company in inthe inthe Inthe
the role created by Richard Beruiett His Hlafirst Hisftrst HISfirst
first stage sta engagement enpp was with 1tb Richard RichardMansfield RichardlanafteJd RichardMansfield
Mansfield where he served < an apprentice apprenticeship apprenticeIblp apprenticeship ¬
ship of two I wo year In the Mansfield reper repertoire repertol ropertoire ¬
toire tol and in Cyrano and Henry V VAt YAt VAt
At th the end of his third year he wan lead leading leadInc leadleg ¬
Inc man for Gertrude Oer Coghlan during her herstarring heratarrIne herstarring
starring tour In Colinette After leav leaving leavilll traybig ¬
ing her he wa was engaged by Amelia Ring Btnghatn Bpaham Ringhaze
ham for The Climber CUmbeJ8 and later Joined JoinedVirginia joinedYlrxtnta joinedVirginia
Virginia Harned as leading < Juvenile juY ntle in inher Inher inher
her repertoire J including CamilleI Camille CamilleIris CamilleIris
Iris I and The Light That Lies in a aWomans aWomans aWomans
Womans Eyes Last season was his hlaeighth hilieighth hiseighth
eighth and moat important season on the thestage theatqe theThe
stage atqefhe
The Explorer BxulorerMr DXIlorerMr ExplorerMr
Mr Lewis Waller has a new play by byWilliam bJWUltam byWilliam
William S 8 Maugham called The Ex Explorer Exp1onor Lxpiorer ¬
plorer which hlcb to founded in part upon the thehistory tbehistory thehistory
history of Cecil Rhodes But the chief chiefdependence chiefdepeadence chiefdependence
dependence of lb the piece Is upon the love loveinterest loveInterest loveinterest
interest A headstrong hell trong youth has hasthrough has hasthroU8h hasthrough
through his own misconduct m t come to togrief toemf togrief
grief moral and social but is afforded affordedan
an opportunity by the man who loves lovesand lovesand lovesand
and to beloved by his sister ster of rehabili rehabilitating rehabftitaUne rehabflitiling ¬
tiling himself In the eyes of the world worldalbeit worldalbeit worldalbeit
albeit at the risk of his bl life At the thesupreme thelIu theaiweme
supreme lIu aiweme reme moment his nerve falls and he hedie bedie hedies
die die the victim of o his own cowardice cowardiceThe eowardlceThe cowardiceThe
The man who has endeavored to befriend befriendhim befriendhim befriendhim
him conscious con of the sisters passionate passionatelove paulonatelove passionatelove
love for her brother recognizes how im impossible Impolble 1stpossible ¬
possible it Is to reveal the truth to her herEventually herEventually herEventually
Eventually the sister is led to believe bel ve that thatIt thatIt thatit
It was her lover who sent her brother to toa toa toa
a premeditated ltatild doom Out of this miscon misconception mlacoceptlon mlecoocaption ¬
caption arise a aerie series of emotional altos situations 8Ituatlons altostines ¬
tines which are expected to offer great greatopportunities patI
I I opportunities Millard to Lewi L I1a Walter and Evelyn EvelynMillard Em EmMillard EvelynMillard
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PLAY PLA Y NEWS NE WS OF NEW NE W YORK YORKAMERICAN YORKAMBRICAN YORKAMERICAN
AMERICAN MANAGERS SUDDENLY FIND A LARGE LARGEDEMAND URGlDBMAND LARGEDEMAND
DEMAND FOR NATIVE PLAYS PLA YS IN LONDON LONDOHGOSSIP LONDONGOSSIP LONDONGOSSIP
GOSSIP OF PLAYS AND PLAYERS
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Sptefcl to The Tb TbNew WteMagtes Hernia HerniaNew 11 11New
New York June 1 lTM The invasion of ofLondon ofLondon ofLondon
London has begun In earnest ra In a theat theatrical tMatrlcal theatneal ¬
neal sense for there has bit never been beensuch beenuch beensuch
such uch planning and arranging Tor or London Londonproductions Londonprotuetlona LondonWO4UCtiOfl5
productions WO4UCtiOfl5 before beforeAccording heCoreAccordl beforeAccording
According Accordl to the new from there the direct directthe dinclthe directthe
the London public U hungry hu rr for things thingsAmerican thlnpAlDerlean thingsAmerican
American play pia that represent American Americanlife AJIIerieaaIIf Ainerleanlife
life IIf or deal with great problem of the thesoul thesoul thesoul
soul soul and the stock market In an Amen American AJDn1eaA Amencan ¬
can way The manager want ant them and andAmerican sadAmerican
I
American actor and American drama dramaare draJauare dramasste
are promised the right of way wayThis warTbItI wayThis
This to the consensus of evidence e that thatcomes IUtcornea thatcomes
comes from across ac the pond and George GeorgeTyler GtOrIIeTyler GeorgeTyler
Tyler lends color to the report by an announcements announcementa announcements ¬
nouncements emanating from his office officethat omcethat alOesthat
that Mrs Wiggs WI of the Cabbage Patch Patchwith Patchwltb Patchwith
with Blanche Carr Car Cook Is scheduled to toplay toplar toplay
play there for a whole year while blle bllesecond a asecond asecond
second company e to to be organised to tour tourthe tourthe tourthe
the British DdUa province provinceThe proYlIICfLThe provincesThe
The London public has accepted IN INw Mrs MrsWlggs XrsWigga
Wlggs w aa the one picture of American Americanlife AmertcaaUfe Americanlife
life that realise reall realises its It preconceived notions notionsof notJoasof notionsof
of that complex problem When TheLion The TheLion TheLion
Lion and the Mouse was played there therethe tlMrethe therethe
the Londoners said that it wa was a grossly grosslyexaggerated aroulyexqprated grosslyexaggerated
exaggerated caricature that such men menRder aa aaRyder asRyder
Ryder the financier who ho bosses a San Senator SanMoe n na ¬
ator a < jot as he would bill office boy 00 were wereimpossible 1ereImpoealble wereimpossible
impossible Bwrthto B play served to whet whettheir wbettheir whettheir
their appetite for American mo morsels and andnow aDdDOW andnow
now the clamor ha has assumed significant significantproportions significantproportions plflcantpropottJona
proportions Everybody that Is anybody anybodyto anybodypi
to going pi over next year to help harvest harvestthe barYe8tthe harvestthe
the golden promises and M achieve artistic artistictriumphs artistic artisttetriUJDltha artistictriumphs
triumphs with plays on American sub subject subjecta suba subJohn ¬
jecta jectaJohn ject jectJohn a
John Cent COIt a comparatively pamUYelr aew aewPI man manager manager ¬
ager on Broadway announce that he will willsend wWsend willsend
send Max Figman over la The Man on onthe Oftthe onthe
the Box Belasco may send David War Warfield Warfield Warfield
field over in a year from now after ala htorun alaIUII hisrun
run at the Stuyvesaat which hlcla he opens opensIn 0In opensin
In September in Which hlch case he will play playThe playThe playThe
The Auctioneer The Music Master Masterand Muterandtbe Masterand
and andtbe Ute new play now in preparation preparationIn
In return it Is said Beerbohm Tree will Milltake willtake willtake
take his place at the Stuyvesant present presenting pnaentIn presentlag ¬
lag a Shakespearean repertoire If War Warfield WarlieN Warfield
field make his expected Id hit there thereBlanche thereBlanebe thereBlanche
Blanche Bate and France Starr too toowill toowill toowill
will be seen m ill London while hlie Mr Froh Frohman Frobman Jrehman
man Is already firmly m the saddle delle dellea a aa as asa
a London manager and to sure to take takeadvantage takeadYn takeadvantage
advantage adYn of the opportunity for adequate adequaterepresentation adequatereprelMntaUoD adequaterepresentatIon
representation representationThe reprelMntaUoDTIM
The demand extend to American play playwrights pIawricbta playwrighta ¬
wrights whose ware w wares were never 1ft ao much muchm muchin
in m season there as now Chaanlag Chu Pol Pollock Pollock P01lock
lock lock who to making a tour of the conti continent eonUnent contineat ¬
nent with his wife tarried long enough enoughIn
In the thef foggy city to dispose of the right rightto rilbtsto rIghtsto
to his Little Grey Lady for London Londonproduction Londonproduction Londonproduction
production next season and apparently apparentlyhad appaltQUhad apparentlyhad
had no embarrassment to undergo in ineffecting I Ie1fecttna Ineftectlng
effecting an arrangement arra t with ith a London Londonmanager LondoIamAn Londonmanager
mAn manager The contemplated visit of Grace GraceGeorge GraceGeorp GraceGeorge
George in Drrorcona wa was announced announcedsome DDOUDCe4lOIDe announcedsome
some time ago agoMrs a800Jlra agoMrs
Mrs Leslie Carter tinnier ha bu published UsW r rcard a acard acard
card ia the New York papers in which whichshe whichshe bkb bkbshe
she sharply resent r the many conflicting conflictingrumors conftIcttnsrumors conflictingrumors
rumors watch have been busy with her herregarding herher barregarding
regarding her management t and plans for forthe torthe forthe
the future futureAmong tuUlreAJDODI futureAm0n
Among Am0n other report a which she denies deniesto Ie Iett
to that she Is about to chant her belaaemeDt Man Management management ¬
agement afatn afaIDud and become a abertltar Shubertstar Shubert Shubertstar
star next It season A pretentious pretea CNI and andwholly andwholly nd ndwholly
wholly unauthorised u announcement waa waamade waamade wasmade
made that she would be seen een ia vaude vaudeville vaulerille vaudeilb ¬
ville ilb along al B with Lulu Glaaer and other otherstars otherItan otherstars
stars and starlet starletThrough ttarletaThrough starletsThrough
Through her representative she be declare declarethat declareathat declaresthat
that she will never again appear under underany uncItranr underany
any management but her own and al already 1tadI already ¬
ready arrangements ana have been concluded concludedfor CODC1Ddedfor concludedfor
for her in a long engagement at the Astor
Theater in a new play playThto plarTh18 playThis
This statement to given color by the thefact theact thefact
fact act that a large and showy painting paintingof
of the Titianhaired actress hangs Inthe Inthe In Inthe
the theater tbea r at present and It was an annotnced an8Qme annotjnced
notnced notjnced some time ago that the Actor Actorwould A8t0rwould Astorwould
would In future be Mrs Carters New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York producing theater Incidentally her hercard betcard hercard
card states that she has had an excep exceptionally exceptl01Salir exceptionally ¬
tionally prosperous season in her herforJlMl herforJlMldUlbllr former formersuccesses formersuccesses
successes during her tour of the South SouthIt SouthIt SouthIt
It wa was staled that Mr II Mrs Carter already alreadyhas alreadrbaa alreadyhas
has a new play for her New York re reentree re reentree isentree
entree but nothing of course course to known knownof knownof knownof
of the details Lillian Russell also ha hahad bas basbad hashad
had a successful tour and will 11I be esn rsen in ina Ina Ina
a new play which George e Broadhont Broadh1lllltto to toto isto
to write for her Sarah Truax an ex excellent cxceilent j jceltent
celtent actress who to not known a as wide widely WIdeI widely
I ly as she be deserves will 11I be starred by byCort b7Cort byCort
Cort in a new threeact play The Spi Spiders SpIders Spikrs ¬
ders Web by John Hutchins and Maude MaudeFealy XaudeFealy MaudeFealy
Fealy under the same manager will be beseen beseen beseen
seen in The Stronger Sex which hlch has hasrun baarun hasrun
run six months at the Apollo in London LondonWhen LondonWhen LondonWhen
When William A Brady goes over o r to toLondon toLcJDdob toLondon
London with his wife Grace George he hewill twwiU bewill
will consult with authors Ilka Uk Stephen StephenPhillips StepbnPhilU StephenPhillips
Phillips PhilU he say esys In search of play for forRobert forRobert forRobert
Robert MantelL Herod he hope to tocapture toCPtuna tocapture
capture for the American market with MrithMantell withManteil th thMaDtell
Mantell to the title role although h Beer Beerbohm Beerbohm beerbohm ¬
bohm Tree who control trols that play will willprobably willprobably willprobably
probably present it here when hen he comes comesover eomeaover comesover
over a year hence henceBrady henceBrady henceBrady
Brady says he Is now Industriously Industriouslyreading InduatrloWllyreacJIq Industriouslyreading
reading the plays of the younger y01l Ameri American American Mnerican ¬
can poetic dramatists like Percy Mack Mackaye Maekae Mackae
ae and baa found a man in PKtsburg PKtsburgwho Pltt Plttwho Pittsburgwho
who has written a play on Oedipus which whichhas whlcbbas whichhas
has arrested his attention Mr r Bradys BradysInterest Bradysinterest > s sIntereet
Interest in the literary drama is note noteworthy noeworthy noteworthy ¬
worthy as marking a surprising conversion con COGveralon conversion ¬
version of taste since Brady was 11 sup supposed 8UpMIeCl supposed ¬
posed to be an ultra opponent of every everyform everyform err errform
form of drama in whcib there to not some something 8OID0thing something ¬
thing doing doingAt cIoIDlfAt doingAt
At one time be gained fame as the themanagefv themanapJ themanageof
managefv manageof of Jim Corbett and was re responsibtefYor reIJIMIbIe issposasibleIor
sponsibtefYor IJIMIbIe or the pugilists s dramatic anatJe yen venture VeIItu yentare ¬
tare tu When he began to make money with withMaatell withMaatell Jth JthXafttell
Maatell In Shakespearean Shake pealND plays pia he sud suddenly suddenlr suddenly ¬
denly discarded d nhd the dogmatic axiom that thatShakespeare thatShak thatShakespeare
Shakespeare Shak peere spells ruin and now he heto heIII heIs
to the most ardent supporter of the poetic noeticdrama poeticjrama poeticdrama
drama and to combing the earth with a afine aftne afine
fine comb to discover Stephen St hflt PMDtpae PMDtpaeand PhJO PhJOand Phiflipeesand
and Percy Mackayes MackayesEven MackayeeEvtD MachayesEven
Even more than that Brady contem contemplates toDtmplatMi eonteriiplates ¬
plates in the way of providing dignified dignifiedamusement dignlilnlamusement I
amusement He Is looking 100 about for fortheater a atheater atheater
theater on Broadway BrMd m In which bleh to install installa taU taUa
a stock company headed by Grace George Georgeand Oeorxeand Georgeand
and Frank Worthing orthlDllr and which shall shallbe shallbe shallbe
be seen in a revival vival of the famous com comedies romedJftS cornstIles ¬
stIles originally produced by Augttstln AugttstlnDaly AugustinDaly Au uatln uatlnDalr
Daly This Tb determination appears to be beinspired beIMplred beinspired
inspired by the undoubted success of ofDivorcons ofDlv ofDivorcees
Divorcees Dlv n which to still playing at atWaltocks atWalla atWsllacks
Waltocks WaltocksSo Walla kL kLSo
So we see that our managers en are In Influenced 1 auenced l lIluenced ¬
fluenced by good precedents precedentsCoL precedentsCot precedentsCot
Cot Savage promises a decided novelty noveltyfor noveltrfor noveltyfor
for next season 110ft In the production of the thecomic theCOIDlc thecomic
comic opera The Merry Widow which whichfeU whlebfeU wbiehfell
feU into his hands In Vienna The work workha workbaa workhas
ha baa created a profound sensation tkNt in the theAustrian theA theAustrian
Austrian A rIaa capital and some of the German Germancities Germaneitles Germancities
cities and will be presented here with a aspecially aapeclaUy aspecially
specially organised cut of singer IN INthto 1Mthis Inthis
this connection a rumor was WMall current on onBroadway 011Broadway onBroadway
Broadway this week that tbat Mabelle 1lalI Oil ¬
manCorey might t be seen ia the tii tiirole t I Irole I Irole
role This to hardly true but It se sei seito < n nto rj rjto
to be a fact that Miss Oilman bo boah t b bshe
ah she married the Pittsburg Plttabutlrprc mniionaire mniionairepressed mflulosnlrepressed >
pressed a strong desire to appear in t topera tOIera topera
opera which she witnessed It abroad Ir Irdeecribed ItcleectJbed I r rdescribed
described a as a a work of the light Joyo Joyocharacter jOYIIebaracter joyocharacter <
character of some of the wellrememVif wellremembtlftViennese weilrememhr1Viennese i iViennese
Viennese comic operas that preceded t treign treID treign
reign of musical cal comedy and passed IIlt IIltof < > it itof t tof
of vogue when Stipae Strauss and Mil Millocker Mu Mulocker Millocker
locker died died because there were no com composers comOIlerS coinposers ¬
posers to take their places placesAnd placeJtd JtliCi5And
And speaking speakl of operas the unexpected unexpectedsuccess ucexpetfjsuecesa unezpect1success
success of the Manhattan and the Savag Savagproduction Sa Savagproduction aj ajproduction
production of Madam Butterfly at t tGarden fGar4en IGarden
Garden Theater suddenly demons demonstra demonatrathat t rat I Ithat I Ithat
that there Is a more widespread tat taMfor tatlor tatfor
for good music among the public thrci thrcimanagers tb1IIlaDIers th 1 1managers
managers gave it credit for This hi hibeen r rbeen hibeen
been proved by the surprising sur surof IIUI IIUIoC au auof <
of a season of opera at popular prices at atthe atthe t tthe
the West End Theater The announ announmeat announp announpmeat announmeat >
meat Is made that the experiment his hisproved hi3proved ii i t tproved
proved so satisfactory that the enga engament engag engagment g gmeat
ment of the company will be extendel extendelto
to August 1 when the singers will h htaken htaken htaken
taken to Atlantic City for a month t trepeat h hrepeat ttrepeat
repeat the operas so far produced produ in intown Intown Intown
town town and to rehearse others with a v xto w wto Wto
to filling out the entire season of 1XT7C 1XT7CThe JoThe I107QThe
The operas are sung < in English by a afairly afairly
fairly good singing company am among amngwhom < m mwhom
whom hom Joseph J b Shehan was recently recenU an anBounced announCtd announced
Bounced Cot Savage will reorganize his hisMadam hl9Madam ligMadam
Madam Butterfly company for another anotherseason anfth anfthIeaSOD anot anotseason
season retaining ail the favorites nrd nrdstrengthening nlI nlI1ItnafJtbenJq ni1strengthening
strengthening the organisation whcr whcrneeded wherneeded whrneeded
needed neededSome neededSome
neededSome
Some comment baa hasbeen been evoked by b th threcent threcent threcent >
recent retirement of Arnold Daly from th thcat t h hcut 4 4cast
cat of The Boy Bop of Company B BsIated As AsMated 3 3IRated
Mated in a previous letter Jack Barry Barrymore Barr Barrmore Barrmore
more was substituted for Daly upon uponretirement 1 1retirement Iretirement
retirement and It was said that the ap apUe aptie nptie
tie of Shaw would next season dfvo dfvohimself dH dvohimself I Ihim1lelt
himself to the scheme of estaWfahinTheater estaWfahin estabUahlnTheattr establ1shinTheater
Theater Antoine m New York Some Someasked Someasked Homeasked >
asked Daniel Frohman about it and t tmanager Imanager L Lmaliapi
manager said that Dalys DalJ retirement f fthe fthe fthe
the cast of the comedy wa was do duo to tocumstanceg toeumstaneea tocumstanee <
cumstanceg cumstanee out of the ordinary ordinaryMr or taaryMr ordinaryMr
Mr Daly himself nattseA that h s smethods 8methecIa smethods
methods were too subtle and too toodeals f fdonlc 10 10doatc
deals said Mr Frobman for the b bish M MIsh hlab
ish hero of Mrs Young play and andgracefully andgracefully 1
gracefully retired retiredIt mlndIt retiredIt
It was said this week eek that Georg r rTyler
Tyler was making makl arrangements to j I IcJnce idma r rdue < >
dma due a dramatisation of William I IHowells f fHoen rHowelis >
Howells Silas Lapham but when whenHowells M MHowella I IHowt11a
Howella was asked about it he d dthat h hthat htbat
that he had heard nothing of the prop propplan pro proplan profplan
plan Some yearn rea ago he said 1 h hKester INester 1K
K Nester ester bad dramatIzed
the book It Itplaced un unplaced WtpIaeecI ¬
placed In Miss MIs Marburys hands wjrr wjrrit wi rr rrIt r rIt
it remains at present Miss Marbury Maiburywell Marburywen Marburywell
well as a Tyler to in Europe and f fI t tTeteran tveteran
I veteran novelist noftU t said he had not i iIn h hIn hIn
In communication with them He h tthat hthat > p
that the report was w true tru and be prai praiMr pra priMr i iMr
Mr Kesters work which he said aaidhered 18ldbere saidberM
hered close to the story and an preset presetall prepran presrvall
all the pathetic incident incidentntcD incidentsdUD
1Dc1M1tFam
dUD r SGUADER SGUADERCleojMitrM SCIIJUDIRCleoHltIM OADERCleopatra
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Cleopatra In Judea a play in one af afby a ay
by y Arthur Hymens baa Just been gi gip gipLoDdoa giver giverLidon > r rLondon
London under the auspice of the Ensv EnsvDrama Em EmDrama EngDrama
Drama Society It Is not quite clear clearwhat charwhat clrarwhat
what period Mr Hymens intends us ussuppose u ueuppoee orsuppose <
suppose that Cleopatra wa was in danger dangerdeath dangerleatll dangerdeath
death at the hand of Herod H but fro froternal from fromiemal fromternal <
ternal evidence he intend it to b be urn urnatood un un8tOod urnstood
stood that It wa was some time after her berjUo herjugation s sJugation
Jugation of Antony The pteo to ha hamore haJIIOIe har harmore
more than a monologue e for Cleopatra 1 1It h hIt r rIt
It to a very dramatic monologue wh whglvea w whgives h hgiftS
giftS much opportunity to an act actCleopatra a1rp a1rpCleor actrCleopatra
Cleopatra Cleor tra > fearing for or her liberty if ifher Ifbtr Ifher =
her life Uf uses much keenness of intr intrsubtle Intp1subtle Int Intsubtle
subtle diplomacy and insistent llI str strof strof C Cof
of will to make Herod afraid frald that Art Artmay A Amay t tmar
may win Mariamne to love him if ifCleopatra ifCleopatra ifCleopatra
Cleopatra to not in the world to k kAntony kAnton kAntony
Antony Anton chained to herself The Th res re8t
that Herod sends an escort to conduct conductback condUtback condwtback
back to Egypt The play to In verse verwnot 1e 1enot versenot
not greatly poetical but the laiuruac laiuruacdirect languudirect langiriEdirect
direct and rather simply grand and l hr > r rI rI
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the world for gaining kisses eswe we q
from memory memOOmay may not be great pnrv pnrvbut pM pMbut pewbut
but it to not an inappropriate speech fh fr frthe frthe frthe
the lip II lips of the serpent of old Nile a anone anODe
none of her speeches hea or of Herors Herorswithout Hernd Herndwltbout HercIwithout
without a suggestion of the fact that tha t t tKing tKill tKing
King of the Jews J and the theQueen Queen of EET EETan EIItppd Eevare
an engaged in single combat Mis l Miss E KBeringer EBerI EBeringer
Beringer BerI r played Cleopatra and Mr Ar Arthur r rthur rthur ¬
thur Goo Herod HerodThe HerodTile HerodThe
The Other Act ActJtegtantng letJ1eftDnln ActIleginning
Jtegtantng < on June 4 Misers Vedr Ve4rn Ve4rnand 4 ir191 ir191and > nr nrand
and Barker will give at the Court T Tter Tter Ttar > <
ter London in a aerie of matinee matmfmiItna1 matineesoriginal t toriginal
original third act of G Bernard Sr < s sMan san sMan
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It its introductory passage In which M Mdoaa Mdosa 1 1dosa
dosa and hi fellowbrigand figure figurefragment 7 7fratrtneDt h hfragment
fragment Is entitled Don Juan in Hi Hiand H Hnd Hand
and nd the four character cract who bear the th tbdeeof i idR idR4f
dR dR4f C the story have been thus areigr areigrD alltliTDoa aesigrPm
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As author and managers recogniz recognizditficuhy recognizdUlieulty recognlzdifficulty
difficulty of offering O erI anything anythl Ilk lib > r rMstic rUstk rIlatic
Mstic picture of the scene of the play playstage plyItaIe playstage
stage entirely en lr draped with heavy Mav i icurtains 1curtains Icurtains
curtains will merely represent t a v rthus i ithus 1thus
thus allowing each person to fill in indetails indttaUs indetails
details as his imagination Im natlon may ma sugg 81IJgPDurIn suggeDuring
During < his visit to London Mr Lori Loriit LonIt LoriIt
it to understood will appear in GBerr GBerrShaws O Bern BernShaw BernShaws
Shaws Shaw The Philanderer PhilandererArnold PhlluclererArMIII PhilandererArnuhil
ArMIII UalJII lJalArnold lJal IJaFsArnold
Arnold Daly Dal sailed for Europe on M MJl t tBefore <
Jl Before leaving he gave out his pi1 pi1for rl rlfor r1fornextienson >
for fornextienson next season n He H Hehaelesaefthe ha h leased the F Beley I Ieley < r reley
eley Lyceum and here he hopes to tolish f M Mnah l l1Iah
nah a little theater tllea ter upon the lines of ofus o ofamous f c cfamoua
famous us Theater Antoine In Parts II IIhe IIhe v vhe
he will produce many oneact plays pla fI S safteen nl nlaneen TV TVfifteen
fifteen of which he already a1 dy has from fromauthor fromauthors On Onauth
author auth as Mark Twain Henry Blown Blownand Blo c Ti Tiand
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and George Geor Broadhurst He hopes to ti titan totaln hlain ¬
tan more of these while abroad He w 11 11aItIo n natoo IIaint
atoo produce a dramatization of The TheLight TLfI4ht TLcLight >
Light That Failed and will probably re revive r ri ri1ve > ¬
vive 1 1ve the Shaw plays likely presenting presentingsome pntJngaome presentIngsome
some new one ones Some Innovations in inmanagement i1ma u i imanagement
management ma ment which Daly contemplates ar arthe a athe athe
the elimination of the orchestra nnl nnlmusic fI1imusic nn1music
music the opening of performances at atoclock jf jfoclock t toclock
oclock the doing away with free tick 3 3even IIeven aeven
even to the press and the absence of ofadvertising u uadvertising r radvertlalng
advertising Helen Ware Wa ha baa alreai alreaibeen alrrarJbeen a1retIbeen
been engaged as leading woman womanWhy womank womanlYhy
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yam the New ew York wt Onmtfe Miner MJmrLocal J JLocallawmakenand S SLocal
Local Locallawmakenand lawmakers lawmakersand and even general lderalla lderallalDakerware law lawmakers 1avmakersare ¬
makers lDakerware are not all Solon SolonThe BolO11 BolO11The SalonsThe
The town board of Bridfetoa X J Jsome Jaome 7 7louts
some time ago placed two provisions n nthe nthe iithe
the bylaws that govern amusement f fthat r rthat rthat
that community communityOne conununltTOne communityOne
One provision p lon was as that my dims u in intending untending 1 1tendlq ¬
tending to exhibit in Bridgeton she h hoi1 hoi1pay i1 i1pay 1 1paT
pay a license fee of I2TO The other v vthat Y is isthat IStbat
that any an circus exhibiting exblblt without wltboitlicense withoutlicense a alicense
license should be fined finedA finedclreU8 00 00A
A circus came along and after its It ae aEn aEnhad aent aenthad n ni
i had perused the laws failed to take out a alicense aUceD8e alicense
license Of course It paid 14 the ISO fine tIneexhibiting i fexhlbltln r rexhibiting
exhibiting < its wonder wonderLet wondenLet wondersLet
Let those who ho would blame the circi circiJustify cirIJMlfr cireijostify
Justify the alternative dYe wIsde wtoteai of the local locallawmakers localJaJll locallawmakers
lawmakers JaJll er

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