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Was A Great Success

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Parent Issue
Day
12
Month
March
Year
1897
Copyright
Public Domain
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The audienoe that attended the produotiou of "The Lace Maker" aud "Tbe Private Secretary" by the University Comedy Club at the Grand opera house Saturday evening, was the largest and inost fasbiouable that has been seen tbere this seaeon. Fraternity and aorority theater parties veere nunjerous and nearly the whole of the parquet was occnpied by tberu. A large nmnber of the facolty of the nniversity and tbeir ladies were also present. "The Lace Maker" has bnt two characters in it, M. Pinand. a wealtby bnt miserly mauofaotnrer, and Pierre Egniot, his designer, portrayed respectively by A. M. Smith aud Karl E. Harriman in a most admirable manuer. The cast of cbaracters in "The Private Secretary" was füled as follows: Mr. Oattermole, the rich uncle, J. S. Haudy ; Donglas Cattennole, who is sowiug his wild oats, A. M. íjmith ; Mr. Marshlaud, who has sown ais, T. J. Weadook; Harry Marshand, a friend of Douglas, W. C. Boynton; Rev. Robert Spaulding, the Private Seoietary, Karl E. Harriiuau ; Gibson, the tailor with a bil], D. H. Wagar; Knox, the bailiff with a writ, VI. B. Snow; Perkius, servaut, W. M. VIoKee; Miss Edith Marshland, as ively as a kitten, Miss Divine; Miss ïva Webster, her corupanion, Miss ?arnswortb; Miss Ashford, addicted o spirits, Mrs. Handy; Mrs. Stead, the "old landlady," Miss Phillips. The entire performance was a most meritorious one on tbe part of all the jerformers, althoogh Mr. Harriman lad a littla the best of it, in that he played the principal part in the play. E. R. de Pont, who offioiated as stage manager, and H. I. Weinsteio, he energetio bnsiness manager, are also in no small degree to be accorded a share of the glory for tbe success of he entertainment. For to Mr. de Dont's good management was due the smoothness with whioh the whole perormanoe moved, while Mr. VVeinstein's ;ireless aotivity helped to bring up the finanoial end so that uearly $300 was cleared for the Athletic Association and Flower Mission funds. It is propnsed to pat on the play at Yspilauti, Flint, Lansing, Ionia. 3rund Rapids and Kalamazoo during ;he Easter vaoation.

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Ann Arbor Argus
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