THE CRIMSON PLAYGOER
John Galsworthy's "Strife" will be persented by the Henry Jewett Players at the Copley Theatre next week.
In Jordan Hall tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock, John Charles Thomas, baritone, now in the leading role of "Apple Blossoms," will give a song recital. Tickets are priced from 50 cents to $2.
Next Monday night the "Ed Wynn Carnival" will begin a two-weeks' engagement at the Colonial Theatre.
The "William Rock Revue of 1920" will open at the Wilbur Theatre on January 24.
Another new musical show scheduled for January 24 is "Love Birds," with Pat Rooney and Marion Bent, which will be accommodated at the Shubert Theatre.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is due to arrive at Symphony Hall next week.
For two weeks only, beginning next Monday night, David Warfield will be seen at the Tremont in "The Return of Peter Grimm."
"Opportunity," Owen Davis' melodrama which recently concluded a long Broadway run at the 48th Street Theatre, is now playing the New York Subway Circuit prior to going on tour in the larger cities.
Herbert Lomas, the English actor who was brought to this country by William A. Brady to take the leading role in John Galsworthy's latest, "The Skin Game," has the distinction of having appeared in almost all of the Galsworthy plays. In England he played in "The Strife," "Justice," "The Mob," "The Pigeon" and "The Fugitive."
Wagonfals and Kemper's production of "The Bat" at the Morosco Theatre, New York, has a record of having sold every seat in the theatre for each performance since the opening night. It is said that a flat offer of $100 for a pair of seats was recently made by a man who insisted on seeing the play that night, but the house was already sold out. The box office statements show in addition that to date 4211 persons have bought standing room tickets.