Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(September 28, 1907)
Plays and players, pp. 42 ff.
42 THE SHOW WORLD PLAYS AND PLAYERS Rida Johnson Young, respons:ble for Ilni d 1f tiard, is writing a muisical pi: for iarg-rite Clark. Charles Hanford will op n his season 1i Itilinind tie latter pait of this Jeannette Begeard is to play the role of oh( Spanishi girl tiis season in Richard C;rs'produietiino 'l* Spring Chicken. Amelia Bingham is playing The Mod- ern Lady Godiva, the first play of a Washiington newspaper man. Kyrle Bellew, formerly The Amateur ('i-iksin, is appearing as The Thief * * * John W. Cope has been re-engaged by David Belasco for the part of Kinkaid in The Rose of the Rancho. Charles Frohman has arranged to pre- renu aFrcch versionof SherlockHolmes ill French. Tile production will b)0made at I'airis early in October. Jameson Lee Finney, who as Billy Woods perforned an extended chirog- iply stuait in.The Stolen S tory, is ap- pearing in The Man on the Case, Grace Livingstone Furniss' successor to The Alanon the Box. Stephen Grattan is in the cast of A Ilouse of a Thousand Candles. Olga Nethersole will begin her season sometime this month at Kansas City, William Glaser has made his theatrical lebut as the juvenile man of his sister I.Lilti's company, Lola from Berlin. Theodore Roberts will appearithis sea- So)n in thc dl1ainiatzation of Sir Gilbert ar-ker's novel The Right of Way. Jan Kubelik, who was officially lost in the Alps, has been rescued by his pub- licity manager and will make a tour of America under the direction of Daniel Frohman. who was his manager on the occasion of Mr. Kubelik s previous tour. Louis James will revive Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors this season, play- ing both of the Dromios. Thomas Jefferson has begun his sea- son in Canada, employing Rip Van Win- kl as a vehicle. Ross Snow is playing the part of King Bunn in The Gingerbread Man. Ignacio Martinetti, who formerly played Baibes in Toyland, is a member of Lew Fields' company this season. Pauline Chase has made a sizeable hit i , oiidon in a one-act play called The Littl Japanese Girl. George W. Leslie has been engaged by Henry W. Savage for Harry Bulger's former part, the Blue Jay in Woodland. Henry Benham will play Robin Red Breast, and Edith Cook will be the Miss Canary. Victor Herbert is working on three munisical comedies. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hickman (Bessie Bar~riscale) have returned from Europe. Miss Barriscales i in Mrs. Wiggs of tire Cabbage Patch has been assumed by ., ttie Alter, who ptlsyed inenie roles iii the stock company that held forth at the Chicago opera house last season. Edna Aug has returned from Paris. 1lenry WV. Savage wants her to go to Piris in The Prince of Pilsen. Dorothy Tennant, last seen in Chicago as the Girl in The Stolen Story, Jesse Lynch Williams' drama of newspaper life, is a member of John Drew's company this season. Stephanie Longfellow, a niece of the poet, is a member of the Checkers com- pany this season. * * * Harry Long, the new stage director at Bush Temple, has been with the Wood- ward stock company at Kansas City for the past two years. * * * Will T. Hodge, a well-known delineator of rural types, will be seen this season in Booth Tarkington's play, The Man from Ilome. John Mears, a well-known Chicagoan, will manage Robert Edeson's production of Classmates, Cecil De Mille's latest play. B. C. Whitney has secured the rights to The Ballet Electro, now playing at t11wAlhambra theater, London. The bal- let, which is said to comprise some won- derful electrical effects, will be held until the new production is made at the Whit- ney Opera House. * * * Hattie Williams is to be the star of Filiffy Ruffles, a musical piece which ('liares Frohman will make the subject ofI ind'y production. Paul Gilmore, seen last year in At Yale Mill he ln view this season in one of Geoirge V. Hobart's musicalities, The ieil of Love. Mary Cecil, last seen here with Louis Oilairn ii C'Iara L~ipman's lplay, Juli- Boal Hoin, is playing the part of the nurse in the eastern company of The Time, the 'lace and the Girl. Creston Clarke will appear in a new play by Adelaide Prince, entitled The Pownr that Governs. Adelaide Keim recently has been elect- -n ain honorary member of Lodge No. 1 if the New York Theatrical Mechanics' Association. Richard Temple, who appeared in The lu AMoon last season, has been engaged for The Orchid. If ir. Temple's courage does not fail him he will sing some of his own compositions during the course of the last act. Jane Oaker, who was with Wilton Iaekaye in The Pit, has been engaged for the cast ofThe Silver Girl, the latest otput of Edward Peple, who wrote that little idyll. The Prince Chap. Eben Plympton will be se'n this season in the Booth Tarkington Play, The Man from Home. Maxine Elliott presents a new play by Henry V. Esmond in London next month. Wilton Lackaye is doing a dramatiza- tion of The Bondman. IAlexander Clark is to be seen in The Earl and theGirl. Harry Lane, late of Captain Careless has been engaged by Henry W. Savage for The Yankee To urst. Nora O'Brien has recently been on- gaged for M'ay' Robson's company. Lotta Faust is appearing in The Girl Behind the Counter. George M. Cohan has decided to in- crease the size of The Spot Light and at the same time publish it monthly rather than weekly. Guy Standing, ate y seen in Chicago in The Shulamite. will be seen this season in a dramatization of The Right of Way, Sir Gilbert Parker's strong bit of fiction. Louis James tours in Shakespeare. * * * George McManus' play. Panhandle Pete, was produced recently. Mr. Mc- Manus' potent drama should not be con- fused with Maude Adams' Peter Pan. Burr McIntosh, who retired from the stage to edit a magazine. has returned. Douglas Fairbanks, who likewise left the boards for the soap vats, has returned. Mr. Fairbanks is authority for the state- ment that there is enough soft soap in the profession of dramatics. Mrs. Patrick Campbell, of Panky Pon fame, will begin her American touir of twenty weeks in repertoire about Nov. 10. Clara Lipman is to appear in a new comedy, under the management of the Shiberts. The piece will be produced early in December. Francis X. Hope and Jack Welch have ptUrchased from Cohan and Harris the read rights for The Honeymooners, the Cohan play that scored in New York last summer. * * * Sam Bernard will go on tour later in the season in a new play called The Hap- piest Man in the 'World. Mr. Bernard will employ his former vehicle, The Rich Mr. Hoggenheimer, during the first part of the season. Marie Dressler is to be starred in The Education of Mr. Pipp in London this winter, and will play the role of Mrs. Pipp. Harry Davenport and Phyllis Rankin are to be sent on the road at the head of the Fascinating Flora company. - * * * Dave Lewis is to be starred this season in About Town, Lew Fields' former ve- 11ide. * * * Will H. Barry, for many years general agent and press representative, or man- ager of the variotus Pain fireworks spec- tacles, resigned from the advance of Pain's "Vesuvius" spectacle at Indian- apolis recently, to dlevote his time and energiesto hisnew minstrel venture. E. M. Mooar was in Chicago from Hot Springs, Ark., last week and purchased a floor surfacing machine from the Chicago Roller Skate Company for the Bijou rink at Hot Springs. September 28, 197. - - -----l EUGENE COX CHICAGO. WANT AREALLY GOOD SETU High Class Work: Original Tdea<: Plenty of Action: Hloars of Laughter, or real heart interest. Nothing cheapor vulgar. 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