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Those who have ever seen or heard oí Augustus Thomas' pretty piay "Alabama" will 110 doubt be anxious to seehislatestplay, "Surrendér," which will liave its ürst representa tion at the Grand Opera House, Ann Arbor, Friday evening, March 10. It had its initiai productioa in Boston sonie weeks ago, and has been well received everywhere. As its title would seem to iiidicate, the civil war is its text, Bichniond, Va., in the neisrhborhood of Libby Prison, is the scène, and the last days of the war the time. Three young ladies in the household of the Confedérate ofticer in charge of the prison are engaged to three young Northern ofticers who are prisoners of war. A party is in progress at the commandant's house when the news that the young men are in Libby reaches the giris, and the latter insist that their lovers be placed on parol and asked to share I in the festivities. An escape of prisoners follows, there is a court of iuquiry, the Southem girls endeavor to saye their lovers by pleading guilty to conspiraey, and all is chaos when news is received of Lee's surreuder, and the usual happy ènding t'ollows. There are love episodes gaiore, plenty ol eoiuedy, and a nuuiber of yeil kuown characters. The company is ander the management of Chas. Frohman, which is sufticient guarantee of its excellence, and comes direct from a prosperous Cliicago ensragement.


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