BOX III. 22 – Writings by Dix – THEATRE REVIEWS

Folder 22 of 22

24 items

Newspaper clippings of theatrical performance reviews written by Dix. Clippings are pasted on both sides of the scrapbook paper by Dix while working for the New York Evening Journal, 1901-1902. Clippings include the review, pages from the theatre program with character and actor names, directors and other production crew members. Each article is cleverly complimented with drawings by R. Edgreen depicting characters in action. Clippings are in order as they were placed in the loose-leaf scrap book by Dix. Titles are scripted as they appear in the original article.

1. The Hall of Fame. “Dorothy Dix Calls It a Welsh Rarebit Nightmare of the Drama.” Illustrations by R. Edgren. [The New York Evening Journal] nd.


2. Frocks and Frills, an adaptation by Sydney Grundy. “Dorothy Dix Says Frocks and Frills Is a Millenery Classic Full of fun and satire.” [The New York Evening Journal] nd.


3. Music Hall, by Weber and Field. “Dorothy Dix And Artist Edgren Write Of Fun in Weber And Fields’s New Play,” by Dorothy Dix. New York Evening Journal, September 6, 1901.


4. Quality Street, by J.M. Barrie. “A Strictly Feminine Preserve, In Which The Spinsters Have All Of The Innings,” by Dorothy Dix. Illustrations by R. Edgren. New York [Evening Journal} November 12, 1901.


5. Richard Lovelace, by E.R. Sothern. “Richard Lovelace Is a Weepy Drama, Lacking the Relief of a Single Smile,” by Dix. Large illustrations by R. Edgren. The New York Evening Journal, September 10, 1901.


6. Exciting Eben Holden. “Dorothy Dix Heard Moss Grow,” by Dix. Illustrations by R. Edgren. New York [Evening] Journal, October 29, 1901.


7. Aida in Volupuk, “Dorothy Dix Asks for Words in Opera One Can Understand.” Illustrations by Robert Edgren. The New York Evening Journal, Wednesday, September 18, 1901.


8. The Love Match. “Dorothy Dix says The Love Match Sounds Like a Duchess Novel.” Illustrations by R. Edgren [New York Evening Journal] October 14, 1901.


9. The Red Kloof. “A Boer War Drama,” by Dorothy Dix. Illustrations by R. Edgreen. The New York Evening Journal, Monday, September 23, 1901.


10. King Charles First, by W.G. Wills. “Old Boys’ Night! They Were Made Reminiscent by ‘King Charles I’ says Dorothy Dix.” Illustrations by R. Edgren. New York [Evening Journal] October 22, 1901.


11. The Auctioneer, by David Warfield. “Is an Artistic Bit of Portraiture, Says Dix.” Illustrations by R Edgren. [New York Evening Journal] September 24, 1901.


12. Little Duchess. “Dorothy Dix Says Anna Held’s Show Is a Dream of Feminine Pulchritude.” Illustrations by R. Edgren. New York [Evening Journal] October15, 1901.


13. Bonnie Brier Bush. “Dorothy Dix Writes Enthusiastically of J. H. Stoddard’s Acting. Artist Edgren Illustrates the Strong Scenes for the Edification of the Hacketts, the Favershams and Their Kina.” The New York Evening Journal, Monday, September 30, 1901.


14. The New Yorkers, by Ludwig Englander, composer; Glen McDonough, the book; George V. Hobart, lyrics. “Dan Daly As A Star Hit. Full Of fun And Musical,” by Dorothy Dix. The New York Evening Journal, Tuesday, October 8, 1901.


15. Sweet Marie, by W. Brown, book and lyrics; R. Jackson, music. “Sweet Marie is charming in many ways. Its only trouble is that it’s just a little too much of a good thing,” by Dorothy Dix. Illustrations by R. Edgren. The New York Evening Journal, Friday, October 11, 1901.


16. The Toreador, by James Tanner and Harry Nicholls. “Saturated with Love. ‘The Toreador’ Is Short on Snappy Dialogue, but Has a Funny Plot, Says Dorothy Dix.” Illustrations by R. Edgren. The New York [Evening Journal] January 7, 1902.


17. The Second Mrs. Tanqueray, by Arthur Wing Pinero. “Mrs. Campbell’s Acting Is Admirable, Says Dorothy Dix, but Her Misery Is Excessive.” The New York Evening [Journal] January 14, 1902


18. Magda, by Hermann Sudermann. “The English Actress, as Magda, Grips You with her Personality, says Dorothy Dix.” The New York [Evening Journal] January 14, 1902.


19. Gala Performance of Grand Opera under the direction of Mr. Maurice Grau, in honor of the visit of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Prussia, Tuesday Evening, February 25, 1902. “Prince surrounded by American beauties. Wealth of city’s charming women make a notable sight at Metropolitan opera house,” by Dorothy Dix [The New York Evening Journal]


20. The Twin Sister, by Ludwig Fulda. “Dorothy Dix Says the Play Brims Over with Points to Wives.” Illustrated by R. Edgren. The New York [Evening Journal] March 4, 1902.


21. The Second In Command, by Robert Marshall. “Dorothy Dix Says: The Second in Command’ Is Delicious.” The New York [Evening Journal] Sept. 3, 1901.


22. Tom Moore. “Dorothy Dix Says the Irish Actor Is a Hit as the Singing Poet.” [The New York Evening Journal] Sept. 2, 1901 (no program).


23. Don Caesar. “Dorothy Dix Says: It Is a Delightful Bit of Light Comedy,” [The New York Evening Journal] nd.


24. Under Southern Skies. “Under Southern Skies Will Make Southerners Homesick, Says Dorothy Dix.” (Scene laid in Southern Louisiana during 1875). Illustrations by R. Edgren. [The New York Evening Journal] nd.


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