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Athens Theater

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Day
11
Month
March
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
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Al G. Fields' Colorad Minstrels had a large honse at the Athens Saturday evening. The features of the show are Craig, the oontortionist, and the dos oircns. The matinee in the afternooi was well patronized. The uproariously funny play "Miss Fianoie of Yale" drew a good house Mouday night. Etienne Girardot is just as fnnny in tbis play as he was in "Charley's Aunt." The rest of the corupany was eqnally etrong aud welS balanoed, particalarly Miss Mann. This evening at the Athene Theater np through the oellar Door will come tbe jolly youug comedian, James B JMaokie, as "Billy Grimes," faroiliarly known for five long seasons witb Hoyt's "Bnnch of Keys" oompauy as "Grimesey. Me Boy. " He is today th& saine smiling "Grimesey," always oarrying with him a never failing remedy for the "blues,." Mr. Maokie ia a comedian of xare ability'and has gained a strong hold among the fun-loving pablio. Witb him is oharming Lnuise Banford, tbe Goddess of Misohief, anó many other pretty girls. Go and hsar tbem sitig and see them danoe. You don 't have a chance like it every day. t. Fanny Rioe's comedy success, "At the Frenoh Bal)," is an adaption of thefamous Germán oomedy. "Tbree Pairs ofShoes." which w.as originally written for the greafc Marie Geitsinger and was one of the grandest triumphs. The pieoe bas, of course, been duly Amerioanized and speoially adapted tó Miss Rice's uses. Miss Rice's soccess in th& part is attested by tbe faot that QermaB ciitics imite with tbeir American ooufereres in euthusiastic praise of her performance, deolariag her to be seoond only to tbe beloved Geitsinger. Some bave gone further. At the Atbens Theater tomorrow evening.

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Ann Arbor Argus
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