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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE

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♦ ''Theatre Royal, Merthyr.

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♦ Theatre Royal, Merthyr. Mr. George Musprove's Principal Company. under the management of Messrs. J. Bannister Howard and Alexandra Leizhton. are this week presenting the ever-poonlar musical comedy. "The Belle of New York." which is evidently one of those pieces vhich the public refuse to 7ot tired of. It has lost none of its old attractive- ness, and the songs and dances are as bright as ever. The company is a thorougly repre- sentative one, the' principal characters being taken by aristes of repute, some of whom were here in their respective roles at the last visit. La Caressante," the new waltz scene in the last act, by Miss Winnie Browne and Mr. Stephen Hall, is something quite apart from ordinary stage dancing, and, as a remarkably clever number, is abundantly applauded. Miss ordinary stage dancing, and, as a remarkably clever number, is abundantly applauded. Miss Browne's dresses and millinery were also much admired. Mr. John Sandbrook, who imper- sonates Fricot (Harry Bronson's chef), has local associations^ and will be best remembered as the famous Dowlais baritone, who won a free entrance scholarship to the Royal College of of Music, London. Mr. Sandbrook's two-fold success, as a vocalist on the musical stage and on the concert platform, must be very grati- fying. THF, STLv-ER KING." That ever-green and popular drama, The Silver King," will be produced next week by Messrs. G. M. Polini and Austin Melford's Company. It is over 26 years since the Silver King" was first produced by the late Wilson Barrett at the Princess Theatre, London, when it took the play-going public by storm, and it is still being played to crowded houses in every town in the country. Mr. Fred D. Davis, who takes the title-kole, was for many years a member of the late Sir Henry Irving's Company. The part of" Nellie Denver" is in the hands of Miss Madge Morley, who gives an excellent rendering of the character, while Mr. El J. George is the Jaikes," a role he has enacted for over 25 years-a record for any actor on the stage. Other parts in a long cast are in good hands. Crowded houses should witness this splendid drama—Wilson Barrett's greatest success:

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