The News Journal from Wilmington, Delaware on February 22, 1962 · Page 25
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The News Journal from Wilmington, Delaware · Page 25

Wilmington, Delaware
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Thursday, February 22, 1962
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Charles Victor to Repeat In Alfred P. Doolittle Role The road company of "My Fair Lady" has a new Eliza Doolittle and a new Henry Hig-fcins since it was at The Playhouse in September 1960. But when the hit musical returns for a week-long engagement starting Monday, it will be the same Alfred P. Doolittle who pleads with his friends to "Get Me To the Church on Time." CHARLES VICTOR Is no stranger to the Mr. Doolittle role. Long a star of the English stage and screen, Victor played the role of Eliza's rascally father in two previous stage versions of Shaw's "Pygmalion," from which "My Fair Lady"' has been adapted. He also played the role on television in England. Born in Southport, Lancashire on July 12, 1901, Victor started his theatrical life in a revue with his father at the age of 14. Then he was in musical comedy for seven years as a dancer and character actor. THE LEGITIMATE theater came next and it has claimed Victor's attention ever since. He appeared in scores of shows in Eneland and for nearly 10 years was connected with the 1 w . 51 GET ME TO THE CHURCH ON TIME That's the plea Charles Victor, who plays Alfred P. Doolittle In "My Fair Lady," is making in this scene from the hit musical coming to The Playhouse for a week starting Monday. Drake have the leads in "My otiam ReDetorv Theater ao ctotro Hireotnr and lead actor. He has also appeared in some 120 English films. Caroline Dixon and Ronald Fair T.adv" which will be at The Playhouse nightly through Saturday, with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday. CRESCENDO m mmsmmmswsmmemmmxm HIS STARTING TONIGHT m person FIRST APPEARANCE IN THIS AREA AND HIS ALL STAR 1 I REVUE 3 BIG NITES, FEB. 22-23-24 DOORS OPEN 8 P.M. FIRST SHOW 9 P.M. OPEN 'TIL 2 A.M. (GENE K DNPi 1 YOUR HOST CHARLIE DELLE DONNE H r I.. .... flfuwr Mrmirial Briitt, milt Roll 49, N.J Lwrnwiamvi mrwnm m: m.rmrmmm'mm tury- EB "lne uyspepuc vgre i Casting batu relay There will be casting at 2:30 i n m Saturday ai me winniiiK- jgjton Drama League, for the young p.eople's theater production of "The Dyspeptic Ogre," I by Percival Wilde. This is a modern fairy tale, B and will be directed by Carolyn IMartese. Production dates are ? May 4 and 5. All children of f members are invited to try out. i The characters of the play lijare the jester, the ogre, the pi cook; Frances, the heroine; ,i seven girls and 7 boys. The ; time is set m the steentn cen- AT OAVGO FREE! 12" LP HIT RECORDS Botden Tone Stereo Mfr.'s List Price $4.98 WITH EVERY PURCHASE OF $10 OR MORE! Famous Artists! Show Tunes! Big Bands! Lena Home Johnny Desmond South Pacifr . Ink Spots Cole Porter Kay Starr Porgy & Bess Kirby Stone Four Glenn Miller And thousands of others to choos Jromt One record to a customer! Limueu unw Theme Set For Third Concert Viennese Program Will Feature Bulgarian Pianist "An Eveninc in Old Vienna will be the theme of the Wil mington Symphony Orchestra's third concert of the season. The concert will be present ed, at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Salesianum School auditorium 20th and Broom Sts. Van Lier Lannine. director of the Wilmington Symphony, said the concert will feature Donche DiKova, Bulgarian pi anist. She will play the "Em peror" concerto, the No. 5 Piano Concerto by Ludwig Van Beethoven. The All-Viennese Droeram in cludes: "Divertimento No. 251", Mozart; the Beethoven Concer to; "Rosenkavalier Waltzes," Richard Strauss; and "Perpetual Motion." "Treasure Waltzes" and Overture to "Die Fleder- maus," all by Johann Strauss. Appearing with the orchestra also will be Charlotte Shedd. Mrs. Shedd is Viennese and will set the scene with a commentary of musical Vienna. She will debut by singing "Vi enna, City of My Dreams. Although rehearsals are un- iderway and the fund-raising campaign for support of the or chestra is over, reduction of the number of concerts is im minent. A full house at the two final concerts will insure the orchestra's 1962-63 season. Tickets may be obtained at the box office, Wanamaker's, Record Shop, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Wilmington Symphony, Inc., P. O. Box 1870, Wilmington 99. The Tuesday concert is $3 and the April 26 concert, featuring kugene List, is $4. The two concerts, by subscription, are $6. $224,000 Winner Charged With Theft SYDNEY. Australia W I Kerry John Corcoran, 25, won $224,000 in a state government lottery drawn Feb. 6. Todav he was charsed in central police court with steal ing $1,568 on May 10, 1961 from a bank where he worked as a clerk. Corcoran was bound over in $2,240 bail for trial later. Arthur Miller Wed To Photographer nnvntrnv rnnn i Plavwrieht Arthur Miller, whose four-vear marriage to movie star Marilyn Monroe Drone up last year, has quietly married again. ; . The new wue ot tne iau, lean -io yeai-uiu unu.- winner is Ingeborg Moratn, jb, -an Austrianborn photographer. Evening journal. Wilmington. Del. Thursday. February 22, 1962 1 'Isle of Children'. Ready at Playhouse Ttnhprt L.,in association with Shirley Th rivil rpremonv was per formed without announcement by a justice of the peace in neighboring New Milford Saturday. The marriage came to light yesterday. "HOW DID you find out?" the surprised Miller asked a newsman seeking confirmation last night. "We wanted to avoid publicity." Th marriase is the third for the author, whose play "Death of a Salesman" received a Pulitzer prize. Miller and his bride are stay- ins at his home nere, wnere hp once lived with Miss Mon roe. He said they plan to leave on a European honeymoon shortly. MISS MORATII, who has homes in New York City and Paris, works for Magnum, a French photo agency. Her pictures have appeared in many national magazines, biie was married once before in Eng land. Miller said he will return here after the trip to Europe to complete work on a new play. ' yr ' T y Arthur Miller 1 I j mm m rm I Joseph's "Isle, of Children," opens tonight at Tne nay- house, starring 14-year-oia rai- ty Duke. The show, directed by Jules Dassin, will run nightly through Saturday, with a Saturday matinee. It has a oast of six. in cluding Noel Willman, a stal wart of the British stage; Iw- ma Crane, Louise Latham, Stefan Gierasch, and James Aubrey. "Isle of Children" has been produced by Lester Osterman Bernstein, sister of Leonartt Bernstein. The sets and lights are by Howard Bay; Ann Kotn has done the costumes, and incidental music has been composed by Victor Ziskin. THEATRE New C.ll.. Dl. Pb. EA 4-2S74 NOW PLAYING GARY COOPER Dorothy MeGulrj "FRIENDLY PERSUASION" Umiht t Tomorrow 7:30 P.M. fri: 1 t 9 P.M. M t i II W MARKET ST. AT THIRD FIRST WILMINGTON SHOWING Distinguished Adult Entertainment 5 Diamonds' Best Friend Isn't Horse NEW YORK (UN) Diamonds may be a girl's best friend but somebody forgot to tell GeorgieJ the horse. The 12-y e a r-old gelding, reaching for some sugar offered by Nai Bonet, a 21-year-old dancer, bit a $400 pearl and diamond pin from her dress and swallowed it. j CINemoScoPG ..TrirSl colo oe luxe S DANCE AT Pf UNNYBR0O POTTSTOWN SAT. NIGHT, FEB. 24 Pottstown Home Show SAT. NIGHT, MARCH 3 r.lmn MHIfr Orrhrlr Ft McKlnky Illrfctlni; Tlieater Guide SEAT COVE Sensational value in America's Most Popular Auto Seat Covers . . ."instant beauty treatment" for your car interior. Handsome new pauerns emu colors that look like original upholstery! ACE Closed. EARLE "Friendly Persua sion." 7. 9. EDGE MOOR "The Five Dav Lover," 7:40, 9:45. ELLIS DRIVE IN "Sail A Crooked Ship," 7, 10:40. "Too Late Blues," 8:45. GRAND "Errand Boy." 12:15, 3:28, 6:40, 9:54. "Winchester 73," 1:55, 5:05, 8:20. LOEWS "Sergeants 3," 11:35. 1:35. 3:35. 5:35. 7:35, 9:35. PARK "Pocketful of Mir acles," 7:10, 9:30. RITZ "The Second Time Around," 7:30. 9:30. RIALTO "Tender Is The Nisht." 11:30. 2. 4:30. 7. 9:30. STATE "The Colossus of Rhodes," 7, 9:05. TOVVNE "The Hustler," 12, 2:24, 4:48. 7:12, 9:36. WARNER "Pinocchio," 12. 1:53, 3:46, 5:39, 7:32, 9:45. On The Stage TIIE PLAYHOUSE "Isle of Children." Curtain at 8:30. ft-." 'C 2 mmmpmrm,-m JtKBtm S7oNTHWY.(ftT. 13) SOUTH Now In Car Heaters FRANK1E AVALON CCSDY DARIN STELLA STEVENS --if WWMWMMWKMMMMMMMMM ( See "ISLE OF CHILDREN" Bt the Playhouse ? t z ? .a 9 i Dine At 1 Gourmet Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge 4 ? ! ! 1101 West Mreet ij Banquet Facilitiei j$ NEXT WEEK Feb. 26 -Mar. 3 Evenings at 8:30 Mat. 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Sat. at 2:30 JULES DASSIN'S prodoction of Isle of Children A NEW PLAY BY ROBERT L JOSEPH STARRING Patty Duke Noel Willman Norma Crane Seats Available OL 6-4401 NOW U-U'.'iH DOORS OPEN 11:15 5Mi waxyj mmmf M Frank SINATRA k W Dean MARTIN iVS SamniYUAViynL n.x Aiirnnn merLHururvu Joey BISHOP Man, it's the wildest! i m. in MK-4m. mh'l.ji. .C "TOO. V1 XT 1 1 t w PANAVISION and .-1 CO-STARRING HENRY SILVA RUTA LEE BUDDY LESTER ANO INTRODUCING THE CROSBY BROS. PHILLIP, DENIS and LINDSAY HELD OVtR FOR 2ND LAFF-FILLED WEEK! .' :::-u'..c W 1 EDGEMOOR I ' ' i j nmfmmmitiif ,CRIUIe 6 FOR ALL THE WORLD TO ENJOY! LAST 5 DAYS 12 . 1:53 .3:46-5:29-7:32 9:45 I i a in n rtH unr. i l TECHNICOLOR !.T. ' s: l--:fl FEATURE: 12 00 - 2:24 . 4 4B 7:12 - 9:34 1502 DU PONT HIGHWAY Wilmington Manor ot Continental Shopping Center Phone OL 5-4469 Open Won., Thurs., Fri. 9-9-Tues, Wed., Sat 9-6 (Closed ,Sun.) It's easy for an Arthur Murray expert to bring out your dormant ability to dance. So come in and let one of them teach you The Magic Mep 10 ropu- lanty. lnis Key to all dances makes learning a cinch even for beginners. Don't wait, come in now. Studios open 10 A.M. to 10 P.M. daily. Visitors are always welcome. ARTHUR MURRAY 1003 TATXAI.L ST. Ol 5-6361 M A N A 6 E R; S -Sfcsrfs T&AY- Nominated or Seven Academy Awards 2a P IP1! mil fJFLJIf HI the HUSTLER 8C off! SUGARED CRULLERS i A L HI ' " , M Sa much more pleasure Y in the eating! (rg. 33c) 1L JCr' REYKOLDS JACK WINGS NOW PLAYING!! Feature: 7:30 - 9:30 tTTff 17ST J3TST FGfiHEST n!FFIIH - F3QWSE I miiu in EinER-scon COLO Or DC LUXt ONEMScC3e "less Work for Moibw" HORN & HARDART RETAIL SHOPS Wilm. 728 Market Street and Merchandise Mart, Gov. Printi Blvd. DOUBLE FEATURE jeRRYiepits ilia 1 XJ-ft tJ Mill 1

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