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Amusement Notes

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Parent Issue
Day
5
Month
December
Year
1884
Copyright
Public Domain
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The popular Irish comedians, Murray and Murphy, were greeted with a crowded house on their rei urn i o the Peoples Theater. The "standing room only" signwashung out at Bu'clock, and late corners had to becontented with enjoyïng the üne sbow by standing up in the lobbies. ["The pieou in whioh Murray and Mnrpïiy and their company appeareJ was "Our Irish Visitors," beiug their former one of "Our Summer Boarders," rewritten and arranged throughout. "Our Irish Visitors" claims no plot to Kpeak of. It w simply a vehicle to introdiioe the abilities jL Murray and Murphy, and succeeds alminably. From the beginning to the end the aiïTlience is kept i 11 constant roars af laughter, so excruciatmglyfunny is the aeting of the comedians and their company. The play dwells upon tiie visit to a summer boarding-house of ! "Jerry McGmnis" (Mark Miirphy), a New York Alderman, Jus wifo (Mmme Trusdall; anddauffhtei'Arabella" (Graoe Addisou). Here the lui I icrous scènes occiir. Belle Slierwood plays tJie part of tlie boardino-house landlndy, Mrs. Gilhooley," and herhusband, "Colonel Gilhooley," a rich Lord I iDoog.,issustained by Thomas E. Murray. Of oourse there is a dude, and tlus part is excellently taken by William Hiaes who hns the good judgment to know that he pleases by not overdoing it. Miss Earl Kemington, aciever soubrette, plays "Dorothy," a servant of the nouse. Her singirm took well, aud she received several encores. Charles Loder also lends a hand in the funny make-up of "Fritz," a min about the place Tlio whole is an extravaganza calculated to make the people laugh and it sucoeeds well. Murray and Murph.v, always funny, are partioularly so in this, their latest auccess. reatures of the bill are the 'He male Ballet" and the '-Tableaux of rlorror." There is muoh in the dialogue that is original, and the songs and dances are ol the best.- Cinoinnati Enquirer 'Our Irish Visitors" wül entestam their visitois this evening at the grand opera ïouse,

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Ann Arbor Democrat