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Janet Waldorf Company

•■ , * A GREAT SHAKESPEAREAN ACTRESS. Never before in the annals of the theatrical history of this town has an actress of such high standing as Miss Waldorf visited Dannevirke, And her first appearance here on Tuesday and Wednesday next at the Town Hall, supported by the strongest company of imported artists that has ever toured New Zealand, should prove one of the greatest treats to the towu of high class drama possible to conceive. Miss Waldorf brings with her the re putation of being one of the greatest actresses that has ever graced the stage in the laud of the Stars and Stripes Everywhere Miss Waldorf has appeared she has created u perfect furore, and her acting is described by the leading critics of the world to* be the acme of perfection. Miss Waldorf will be supported by Mr Norval MacGregor, an actor of great merit, who has already made his mark on. the London stage. The play which will be produced next Tuesday evening will be Shakespeare's immortal tragedy ' Romeo and Juliet,' one of the most beautiful and fascinating plays ever conceived in the brain of man, and one in which Miss Wnldorf's great hi&tri onic talents get full scope. On Wednesday Dumas' great emotional druma ' Cainille ' will be produced. It was in 'Cainille' that Sarah Bernhardt made her name famous throughout tho world, and Miss Waldorf's conception of the character of Oamillois considered bycompetentjudgesto.be on a par with the great tragedienne's. The play will be mounted on a most- elaborate scale, exactly as was done in the large centres, and the scenery is described as being splendid. The costumes will be a revelatiou to the theatregoers here. The box plan is now open at Bartlett's, and no extra charge will be made for booking The prices of admission will be 4s, 2s 6d, and Is.

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Janet Waldorf Company, Bush Advocate, Volume XII, Issue 2067, 19 September 1901

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Janet Waldorf Company Bush Advocate, Volume XII, Issue 2067, 19 September 1901

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