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Patrick, Warren A. (ed.) / Show world
(September 28, 1907)

Plays and players,   pp. 42 ff.


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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.
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