"Mr. Eldridge says the theaters of London and the customs of the people who attend them are far different from those in this country. The exterior of the English theater is much more prepossessing and the structures are among the most beautiful of the cities. Inside the American playhouse presents a better appearance. In addition to the costly decorations the lighting is much better in this country. In England the acting is done in the pit and the ladles and gentlemen in the stalls and the first balcony all have to wear evening clothes."
"'Ben Hur' with its horde of people, and all its paraphranalia arrived in the city yesterday by special train from Hartford. The organization numbers 300 people, and they carry twelve horses and a camel. The livestock of the organization was unloaded immediately at the arrival of the company, but the scenery and effect of the… Continue reading The Klaw & Erlanger Co. stupendous production of Gen. Wallace’s mighty play, Ben Hur