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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: FEBRUARY '2.1, 1013.
9 B At the ZZzapj'ess iiimui j, AvaiuajiAM'B career IT T TAr T i ... ..... . W as an actor-manager ha3 bean characterized, by-ever increas ing- ambitlo coupled with a, corresponding , growth in, power and 'attainment. Fop more than two years be planned and schemed and worked 'for the .spectacular revival of "Julius. C!esar." In which he is achieving such a notable triumph this season, and no sooner was the production more than launched and Its tremendous Buccess assured than Mr, Faversham an nounced that yjulius Caesar Is only the first of a long' lino, of equally impressive Shakespearean presentations which he purposes to make, It is understood that next 'season ho will produce "Othello," and ''Hamlet," and, of course, retain "Julius. Caesar" for frequent use. On a casual viewing the public Is not apt to understand all the labor and years of struggle and preparation that have necessarily been consumed In the mael strom of experience that make It now possible for Mr. Faversham to achieve both "fame and fortune" aa a Shakes pearean producer, touring his first season or two upon the London stage Mr. Faver sham was glad enough to accept the trifling remuneration of a, shilling a night It meant shelter and muffins and coffee anyway. Then came slightly bet tor years, and finally he sailed to New York. More Important engagements speedily fell to him there, and It was not long before he was known aa a "matinee Idol" under the Frohman banner. For soveral seasons Mr. Faversham shone ns a drawlngroom actor, with many splendid bhances to display his rare gift for comedy. At last he entered the lists as actor manager, and then Jiegan truly laudable ambitions to manifest themselves. For three seasons Mr, Faversham ' acted the stirring romance of "The Squaw Man. HH next effort was ,ln the realm of poetio drama, and It Is safe to say that no com mercial manager In America would hava had the courage to produce Stephen Phil lip's "Herod," or; possessing the courage, would have had' the ability to rive it a worthy presentation. "His own superb per foimance of the mad. biblical king sur passed In strength and nobility of con ception and poetic feeling anything that even Mr. Faversham's closest .friends nad imagined lay -within his power. From the stressful "Herod" Mr, Faversham turnod to "The World and IBs Wife," a pla from the Spanish, and one' of the finest of modern comedies. The keen satire and underlying seriousness of the pisee received admirable consideration, boh n Mr, Faversham's personal' performance and In the accurate , balance of the pro duction In Its, entirety. HJs next produc tion was Edward Knoblauch's fanciful and stimulating com,edy, "The Faun,'- a rati) combination of .satire and numor. At last came the long wished for oppor tunity to embark upon the series of Shakespearean productions of which his all-star "Julius Caesar" Is the first The responsibilities of actor-manager-Bhlp are two-fold. The actor-managor muji keep his own .Interpretations ever up ti a high and meritorious standard. But- beypnd this lie must assemble su perior casta, stage-manage his plays with a nice adjustment of balance and rhythm anJ serve In every way the beat interests of the English speaking stage. ThJso who witness Mr, Faversham's produc tion of "Julius Caesar," in the enacting of which Is aided by such distinguished coi freres as Frank Keenan, Berton Cl urchill, Fuller Melllsh and Miss Julie Opp. can best judge of the manner ill ulili Ji Mr. Faversham Is meeting the high ti sis of his position as, an actor-managir. Mall orders are. now being received at the box office of the Brandels theater for the engagement of William Faver- T , -sBBBBBtfiiRV,. 1 7-' - sbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbHbbbsbbbbbsbbbbcsbbi rrTfr AWKm&J&i' I entitled "Hands Across the Street," bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbHWbb! I l5 yF&vfm-y I 'Brine Havel and company will offer BHfcraMBMgMUH 1 1 I HBiSf'AX. ttlelr lateBt success, called "Monday;" a IjbbbbbbbbbbHbbbbbHsbssbbSsIsbsbB s mMiS', fJK sketch by Will M. Cressy, the well HH flS5iK0'Y'u --$ known character actor, who recently ap. IHHMflPI yiWCrAnv peared in Omaha, Ceasar Rlvoll. "Tho sssssssssssssssssssssssssssssK iMiNM 'K Man of One Hundred Roles," will apear r , bbsIbbbbbbbbsesbcsbsbbbbbbbbW Tt4i2fr&&fa&y.x Li ' -K in a Playlet, entitled "A Scandal in a P' WOT&e Pel Costa. Tri6 A fhe Bippa Stos&js sham's all-star production of Skake speare's "Julius Caesar," which' will be the attraction at that playhouse on Thursday and Friday evenings, March 6 and 7. Probably no booking of the en tire season will arouse so much Interest among all classes of theatergoers as this spectacular Shakespearean presentation, for Mr. Faversham has assembled one of the most remarkable casts In the annals of modern drama. Appearing with Mr. Faversham In the enacting of the blood tingling Caesarian drama are Frank Kee nan, Fuller Melllsh, Berton Churchill, Miss Julie Opp, Miss Jane Whcatley, Mr. Arthur Elliot, Mr. Lionel Belmore and a company of 200 persons. It . Is safe to- say that no such astounding gather ing of eminent players has been garnered in one production since the days of Booth, Barrett and Davenport. Especial Interest attaches to the pictorial side of Mr. Faversham's "Julius Caesar," as well as to the histrionic, for the seven massive stage settings were built from designs by the late Sir Alma Tadema, the most authoritative painter of Roman subjects that the world has ever known. Nearly COO costumes were also designed by Tadema for this production, and rep resent the last work which he completed. To actually paint the settings, the fa mous London artist. Joseph Harker, was engaged, and experts have declared that his work upon "Julius Caesar" is dis tinctly superior to his own splendid painting of the renowned "Kismet" pro duction. "The Countess Coquette," coming to the Brandels. on Sunday and Monday, March 2 and t. Is the latest success In musical farce. It has had a long run In Paris, and there was keen competition for the American rights. The dramatization la by the noted French author, Marcelle Jan vier, lyrics by Melville Alexander, and the fourteen musical numbers were com posed by Anatol Fried land. The massive scenery Is from the studio of Dodge ard Castle, who have an international repu tation; costumes designed by Fouret of Paris, and electrical effects from the workshops of Klelgl Bros., who are the greatest experts In their line In this country. "Justice," a play by Edgar Allen James, will be tbe principal attraction at the Orpheum this week. It will be presented by Julius Steger, the well known actor, supported by a splendid company. The sketch Is one which lingers long In the memory, asMt afford much food for thought The lines are bright and full of life, the plot Is Intensely interesting, and the characters are naturally portrayed. The story Is based on fact The scene Is laid In the -warden's office In Sing Sing. Mr, Steger plays the role of the prisoner; Harry Maltland, the warden; George H. Wiseman, the keeper, and Katherln Oreely, the mother of the prisoner. Ladle Cliff, England's boy comedian, will give a thoroughly enjoyable act His eccentric dances form one of the most en- Joyable features of the act. Joe Nenu aw Rose Green will Introduce a musical whin entitled "Hands Across the Street," which Is a decidedly new musical fantasy, O'Brine, Havel and company will offer their latest success, called "Monday;" a sketch by Will M. Cressy, the well known character actor, who recently ap. peared In Omaha. Ceasar Itlvoll, "The Man of One Hundred Roles," will apear in a playlet, entitled "A Scandal In a Restaurant" He plays seven distinct roles. Doo O'Nell, "The Merry Wag," will offer one of hla clever monologues. Mile Lorette and her dog, "Bud," will offer a spectacular act consisting of visions in gold statues. The Orpheum road show, under the per sonal direction of Martin Beck, will ba In Omaha the week of March Mile Naplcrkowska, the famous Polish dancer, will bo the headline attraction. Slgnor Travato, the eccentrlo violinist will bo another big feature of the bill. The other acts will all be far above the ordinary. An exceptional entertainment In honor of automobile week Is promised at tho Krug theater this week commencing with the usual Sunday matinee, in the shape of tho "Monte Carlo Olrls." The comedy end of tho show will be a big feature, for the management has secured that clever little comedian, Harry Welsh. Ho will be assisted by Zella Clayton, sing ing and dancing soubrctte; Eva Sulllcan, leading woman; Billy Inman, character comedian; Arthur Mayer, Oerman laugh maker; Arthur Lanning, and others. The two musical travesties' staged are the nonsensical trifles, "Honeymoon Inn" and "Cafe Bergere," both built for laughter. The Big Four quartette will offer a splendid specialty of beautiful vocal har mony and clever comedy. Zella Clayton will contribute her dainty songs and amusing patter, and other acts will be Billy Inman and company In the char acter comedy, "The Heart of Chinatown," and Earl Gates, a particularly clever es centrio buok and wing dancer. Friday night, as usual, will be Country Store night The Capital City Four, a quartette of well known singing comedians, have been booked to appear at the Empress theater for the week beginning tomorrow. Their act Is one continuous laugh, with enough good muslo thrown In to make it pleasmg to everyone. The Millard brothers, the clown cyclists, are appearing In a very eccentrlo bicycle act.. Ursone and De Osta will offer a skit known as "The Man, the Harp and the Girl." "The man' I is a clever harpist and "the girl" Is said to have a very fine voice. Tyson and Brown, the fashion plate of vaude ville, will appear In a comedy singing, talking and dancing act They make eight complete changes. Another fea ture photo play has been arranged for exhibition beginning Monday. It Is called "Mother," and tells the story of the means used by a bunch of big hearted western men to hide from the wo man the knowledge of her son's wrong doing. Four rattling comedies will also be shown before or after each perfor mance. - Mme. Julia Culp, ?he oelebrated lleder slnger, who -was booked to sing at the Brandels theater on the afternoon of March 13, has asked to have tho dates changed to Tuesday afternoon, March i. This plan has been arranged with the theater and subscribers' tickets dated March IS, will serve for admission on the fourth. This will allow Mme. Gulp's Omaha concert to directly precede her booking with tho Theodore Thomas orchestra, Chicago. Beginning with today's matinee, the patrons of the Gayety theater are prom- iaed an abundance of agreeable sur- prises during the "Bon Ton Girl's" and Jnlizts Seger (Qtp&et&t) Bert Baker's engagement, with the nifty chorus, tuneful melodies, extraordinary singing, wonderful scenlo and electrical effects, side splitting comedy, gorgeous costumes and a well known cast of the cleverest of entertainers. Bert Baker assumes the principal role and Is said to be funnier than ever. He Is ably assisted by Babe La Tour, the live wire sou brette; Damsel and Farr, Feeloy and Kelly, Edith Graham, George A. Clark, Llddy Berg, Mabel McCloud and others, and a big beauty chorus. Ladles' dime mattinee dally starting tomorrow. The American Hippodrome, on Douglas street at Eighteenth, has as attractions for the week starting With today's mat inee, a bill headed by the famous Hen-drls-Bttle Isle troupe of seven people, whn will nreaent the three-quarters-of- an-hour laugh, "45 Minutes In Hchool." Dayton, the one-man-quartette, has a vocal range so extraordinary he la en abled to sing in four voices. In a ven- triloqulal way, Vernon and company win offer many novelties unexpected In an nrt nf this character. The famous Del Costa trio will offer a. card of vocal se lections all the way from grand opera to mi? time. Swain's "Rats and Cats," an Assemblage of household, pests and pets, mortal enemies, have been taught to live In perfect harmony and all perform many funny tricks. Including the two pussies who don miniature boxing gloves and In dulge in a spirited set-to for points. An unusual fine display has been arranged fnr thn IIInnnBc-tmn. Shows start at 7 and 9 o'clock each evening, a dally matinee being given continuously from 2 to 5 p. m. Saturday and Sunday afternoons two cdmpleto performances are given, starting at 1 and 3 p. m. At the Boyd tuTweek Miss Lang and her company will bo seen in James Forbes comedy, "The Chorus Lady," in which piece Rose Stahl won stellar honors and was applauded on both sides of the Atlantic Miss Long will have the role of "Pat" O'BTlen, the good-hearted, sound-headed chorus girl, who talked slang, who exchanges sharp remarks with the girls around her, but whose splendid sense saves herself and her sister from disaster, and who smiles through her tears at the end of a rollick ing comedy, because her happiness is at last secure. It is a bully part and Miss Lang will charm her friends In Its pre sentation. The others in the company will be well placed In the cast and the whole will be most carefully staged un der the direction of Mr. Woodward. The first performance will be at a matinee this afternoon and the bill will run all week, with other matinees on Wednesday and Saturday. BAKER AND LAMBERT GO TO ARGUE LIGHT CASE City Corporation Counsel Baker and Assistant City Attorney Lambert wilt go to Washington today to appear for the city in the case of the electric light company and the Old Colony Trust com pany against the city, in which the plain tiff seeks to enjoin the enforcement of a resolution passed by the city council instructing the city electrician to cut the "power" wires of the lectrlo com pany. The council maintained the light company was without a franchise to fur nish electricity for power. V y Zella. C2a.yto3x At T r- A Three Railroad Men Are Caught Stealing from Freight Train Conductor Edward Brown of the Omaha railroad, Northwestern hotel, Brakeman M. E. White of tho soma road, lBeSKorth Eighteenth street, and John P. Johnson, another employe of the road, 1318 Dav enport street, have been arrested by De tective Stewart of the Chicago & North, western railroad for stealing goods from box cars while In transit. Tho arrest followed a trap laid for the men on the train that they were working between here and Sioux City. A small crate of chickens was put In one of the cars and when the end of the run was reached they were round in tbn ratton. An Investigation was continued and part of tho 12,000 worth of merchandise taken in the last throe months was located in ft house In Sioux City. The men have confessed. RULES ARE DRAFTED TO GOVERN DANCE HALLS. Proprietors of dance halls have been notified by the Social Service board to attend a meeting of the board In the city hall Wednesday evening, when they will be given a copy of tho rules the hnnr hns adopted for all danco halls. The board will permit the proprietors to dis cuss the rules as laid down by the board and if the board changes its mind these rules may be amended. GREAT WESTERN AGENTS TAKE TRIP OVER CITY The fifty" Chicago Groat Western agents who are holding a family meeting In Council Bluffs cams over to Omaha and were the guests of Assistant General Freight and Passenger Agent Chlsam. On a special car they were taken to South Omaha, where they visited the stock yards and exchange, returning to the Commercial club for luncheon. After lunch they returned to Council Bluffs. The meeting ends with a banquet at the Grand hotel. BRANDEIS THEATRE Wed. and Thors., Pah. SSth and 37th. "Wizard of the Nile" trivan by Ak-Bar-Ben Operatio Society for th Knjgnts ox AJC-Har-stn. Admission. 11.00 and SI. 50. XUsarvad seats now on sals at box of flea. FRANCIS POTTER Thorough and artistlo instruction on the QUIT AH, KAXTBOUX and BAH JO. Agent for the incomparable "QZBBOsr' and "PAB.X.A1TD" inatrumants. Bold on small payments. Class and private lessons from BOo to 91.80. Oall or address Prancls Pottar, mb. iu jiiuuxigs i. huiu ana rnrsun Streets. The Chesapeake 1508-1510 Howard Street SUNDAY Table d'Hote Dinner From 11:30 a. m. to 8 p. m. 50c and 60c February 23, 1913. JACK DENNIS Manngor. rami wiimiii iwiiiiM M i lm.l Devoted to Strictly Xlgh Grade ExtrftTSfftBM and vaudeville TWICE DAILY Mat. Today The Master Show for Ii a turns -fnai xypicu xmi, En 1 lP n RT BAKER Alt XJ THIS BON TON GIRLS 50 COMPANY 50 Including BASE LaTOUR, JKgffiE"- In the Whirlwind Travesty, "A PECULIAR PREDICAMENT" In Two Acts t Tire Botntu, BIG BEAUTY CHORU& Dar IUdfr; ThU ihow did on oi our blunt wka lrt ihuii, but u Tnrbody didn't It, It It repotting. III. Jollr Dtrt nttr I rtur ud tunnltr ttua Mtar nl ctntrla Bib La Tour dova ertiUr itanti linn rr K. L. JOHNSON1, Mir aiMly. Evenings and Sunday Matinees 100, SSo, SOo and 7Bo Wesk U&TS 1inH C APew Day inniwt i w hiiv bkv Day at BOo Chew gum If you like, but no Smoking. HAMXB' -f! rt" at Airr week TICKETS DAT MAT X IT EE Baby Carriage Oarage in the Lobby. Certified Milk tor the Asking. Sunday ani Monday, Mch.2-3 TXJB BIO MUSXOAX. SUOOBBS THE COUNTESS COQUETTE 18 CATCHY MUSICAL NUMBERS THE &ASOB OOfitPAXY XHC&UDBS KNOX WILSON and VERA ALLEN The Omaha Girl A OHIO CHOBU8 BTVXrUTOZ.Y QOWHBD March 4, 5 Eugenie Blair in Madame X. March 6, 7 William Faversham in Julius Caesar. March 8, 9 Adelaide Thurston. 1 RUGnr&me MATWEETOAY2UMtm9X Monte Carlo GrirJab WITH MIRRY W.tch the ) i 4 I Phone Sons', it. Xatlnaa Svary Bay DilB. Brsry High BilS. ADVANCED VAUDEVILLE sTTAwrrJCCi TP aO "Y JULIUS STEGER and HIS COMPANY IN "JUSTICE" Direction of H. F. Albeo and Martin Beck. LADDIE CLIFF England's Clever Boy Comedian. Joe KENO & GREEN Rose In a. Musical Whlss, "HAND8 ACROHB TUB BTIiBBT" I'BRIEN, HAVEL & CO, IN Their Latest Success Entitled, "MONDAY" 1 By "Will M. Cressy. CAESAR RIVOLI The Man of 100 notes. The Man Who Changes His Clothes Quicker Than a Woman Changes Her Mind. DOC O'NEIL Tho Merry War. Mile LORETTE and BUD A Canine Novelty. PATHE'S WEEKLY REVIEW OF THE WORLD'S EVENTS Prices XttgHt, 100, 80c, COO, 76c Mat., Q tilery, 10c, bast seats 25c, exoapt Saturday snd Sunday. Orphean Boad Show Vaxt Week. WEEK OF MimHV, FEI. 24TH CAPITOL CITY FOUR The MAN, Ilia HARP "'GIRL MILLARD BROTHERS THE OUTLAWS' MOTHER TYSON and BROWN And Otbsr sftunbers of Worth. Open from Noon Till 11 9. X. VandevUla at 8, 3i3Q, 7 and 9 P. M. Always a Orowd Thar a a a Beaaon. On Donfflas St at 10th Today at 1, 9, 7 and 9 T. SC. Tomorrow and Week, 0 to 01 At 7 and 0 IP. SC Dally. OKAXA'I "PAP" dzst rwr VAIIEV1LLE KM Hlg-h Orada Bill Include Bhendrix - belle isle 7 TROUPE Zn the Tabloid rare Oomefly, ..C M I N UTEt HhQ IN SCHOOL" DAYTON The One Man Quartet. rnrposely for the Uddlss, SWAIN'S RATS AND CAfS I Roasehold rests and Pets ' In Perky Pranks. Dot COSTA TRIO "from Orand Opera to Kagtlme.w VERNON & CO. VantrlIoq.nl sts. P&oroi HIPPOSCOPE Oonoedad Omaha's Best Kovias. BATffi-5o10o&20o DIME KATUrXB DAII.T. nHtci coupo tlcVcta (JOo) are sell fo Ihi orchitr chaltt for th nla PM oh,mn .Uttlnf at T fJ?-, ? U. lll b rMr4 tor ticket sola. alU I V M, AMt thtt time th.r will t No. nl.fd onlr s mUilon tlitt U as an- I 5 h hr AIX TA CAT WELCH Commencing Mat. Today at IK All Week Mntlnoea on SUNDAY, WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY. EVA LANG and HER OWN COMPANY in- Jaa. Forbes' Comedy, The Chorus lady Next Week, March at The Third Dgr Prices 28o and BOc. This is the Best Kind tf News Moose Fair ContinuesUntil Wednesday February 26th Jolly Doings Now 01 At the Mooso Clak, 416 South 17th Stroot. Aialnioi - II Coots IBOYD'SI