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ENTERTAINMENTS.

"SEVEN DAYS." To-night, at the Opera House, Mr. Hugh J. Ward and his company inaugurate a farewell visit to Wellington, when they present i'or the first time here the latest farcical .-omedy success, "Seven Days." A Sydney extemporary says : — "Nothing more farcical has been seen in Australia for many a day, and the piece, in addition to its brightness and fun, has a few subtle touches of pathos that throw the comedy into relief. It is one of those plays that set the audience talking after they come out — brimful of humorous situations and sparkling with witty repartee. It is scarcely possible to imagine a mo>e novel situation than a, character who enters with the rise of the curtain, is on the stage through three acts, but who does not speak a word of dialogue until he is wanted to clear the tangle. The principal character in the pjay aie taken by Mr. Hugh J. Ward, as t "!im Wilson, and Miss Grace. Palotta, as Kit M'Nair, Miss Celia Ghiloni cs Aunt Selina, Miss Miud Chetwynd as Anne Brown, Miss 1 Ruby Baxter as Bella Knowles, -Mr. Aubrey Mallalieu aa Dallas Brown, Mr. Roy Wykeham as Tom Harbison, Mr. Robert Greig as Officer Flanagan, and H. H. Wallace as The Burgler. The box plans for tonight's performance are to be seen at Christeson's — where day sale- tickets are also obtainable. THEATRE ROYAL. The Theatre Royal was packed last night, when Messrs Fuller repeated the present programme. Its excellence was thoroughly appreciated. To-night is the final chance of seeing ' the American, dancers, Mr. Charles Daly and Miss Kitty O'Brien. HIS MAJESTY'S. There was another large audience at His Majesty's last night, when the programme presented on Thursday for tho first time was repeated. The films 'are very fine, and shown in a manner which leaves nothing to be desired. A new series of pictures will be screened next Monday. THE KING'S THEATRE. The picture programme which has been running at The King's Theatre during the week will be shown for the last time this evening. The list of sub- I jeebs contains many interesting pictures. On Monday evening the usual change will be made. STAR PICTURES. Tho undoubted merit of the programme being shown by the Star Picture Proprietary at Newt own this week continues to draw largo attendances. The usual change takes place on Monday evening. * CHAMBER MUSIC. The second of the three Chamber concerts by Miss Beatrice Richmond (piano), Miss May Donaldson (violin), and Mr. Frank R. Johnstone ('cello), «'ill take placfe on Wednesday evening next in the Sydney-street Schoolroom, at 8 o'clock. Mr. Johnstone, who is well known, as a brilliant "'celloist, will play Popper's "Adagio," and trios will te played from works by Mozart, Gade, and Arensky. Tickets may be obtained from the Wellington Piano Co., Lamb-ton-quay. I GARRISON BAND'S CONCERT. The Wellington Garrison Band is giving a concert in ihe Town Hall tomorrow evening, when it will play a programme of select music, including an arrangement of Verdi's "La Traviata," and also a selection from "William Tell." These two pieces suit the band. The solo cornettist of the band (Mr. J. Parker) ->vill play ■ "Abide With Me" (by Liddle) ; Air. J. M'Kearsay will play a tenor horn solo, and, in addition to the band. Mr. E. Parkes has been engaged m sing. The proceeds of this concert win ! go to the instrument fund. The public can rely on a musical treat. MISSIONS TO SEAMEN. At the Missions to Seamen Institute, last evening, a concert was given by Mrs. Lindsay and party. Mr.' J. S. Cummings occupied the chair, in the aosence of Mr. J. Moore, th~ missioner, who is y stil) indisposed. Miss Glasson, Miss Meadowcroft, Miss Blanchard, Mrs. Lindsay, Miss Upham, and Mr. Verne contributed items. Mrs. Glasson and Mr. W. Gardner acted as accompanists. Several popular choruses were sung by the audience, and a most amusing conundrum competition was held. The performers were accorded a hearty vote of thamis at the conclusion of the concert; Mrs. Lindsay briefly ingCOMPLIMENTARY CONCERT. An exceptionally good programme has been arranged for the complimentary concert to be given to Mr. '■Lrnest Parkes, who if leaving Wellington. Tho concert will be held in the Town Hall on Friday evening. Ticket's may be reserved at tho Dresden. A notice regarding the Wellington Rowing Club's dancing assembly is advertised in this issue. The Coronation Assembly will be held in St. Peter's Schoolroom eveiy Thursday evening.

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ENTERTAINMENTS., Evening Post, Volume LXXXI, Issue 77, 1 April 1911

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ENTERTAINMENTS. Evening Post, Volume LXXXI, Issue 77, 1 April 1911

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