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To the Editors of the CRIMSON:
On Thursday, February 9, at 2.15 o'clock, one of the greatest of contemporary German actors, Ernst von Possart, is to appear in a special matinee, arranged by the Bostoner Deutsche Gesellschaft at the Shubert Theatre, in the role of Rabbi Sichel in Erkmann Chatrian's play "Freund Fritz."
It is perhaps unnecessary to speak of the unique position which this truly great artist holds in the theatrical world. His fame, which is international rests on solid achievements, refinement of delivery, literary insight, and profound study of character. Let me only say that I count it among the great memories of my student days to have seen him in such parts as Byron's "Manfred," Bjornson's "Advokat Berendt," or as Shylock, Mephisto and Wallenstein. The part of Rabbi Sichel in the play to be performed here is one of his very best, and, on account of its naturalness, is particularly well adapted to an audience unused to German acting. Harvard students interested in the drama have here indeed an unusual opportunity for profitable enjoyment.
The special sale of tickets, as announced by the president of the Deutscher Verein, closes this week. KUNO FRANCKE