There is an English garrison at Gibraltar of 6,000 or 7,000 men, and so uniforms of flaming red are plenty; and red and blue, and undress costumes of snowy white, and also the queer uniform of the bare-kneed Highlander; and one sees soft-eyed Spanish girls from San Roque, and veiled Moorish beauties (I suppose they are beauties) from Tarifa, and turbaned, sashed, and trousered Moorish merchants from Fez, and long- robed, bare-legged, ragged Muhammadan vagabonds from Tetuan and Tangier, some brown, some yellow and some as black as virgin ink--and Jews from all around, in gabardine, skullcap, and slippers, just as they are in pictures and theaters
, and just as they were three thousand years ago, no doubt.
The party went to the theater
, where they saw a play acted by foxes dressed in costumes of brilliantly colored feathers.
Did you ever see a theater anywhere so full as this theater is to-night?
There was not even standing room left in that part of the theater.
When the applause broke out in a perfect frenzy of cries and clapping of hands, she sat perfectly unmoved by the enthusiasm which pervaded the theater.
In this chapter I am going to talk about these beginnings of the English theater and of its literature.
If we would picture to ourselves what these first English plays were like, we must not think of a brilliantly lighted theater pranked out and fine with red and gold and white such as we know.
The structure of the Elizabethan theater was naturally imitated from its chief predecessor, the inn-yard.
Until well into the seventeenth century, to be sure, the London companies made frequent tours through the country, but that was chiefly when the prevalence of the plague had necessitated the closing of the London theaters or when for other reasons acting there had become temporarily unprofitable.
It should be added that from the latter part of Elizabeth's reign there existed within the city itself certain 'private' theaters, used by the boys' companies and others, whose structure was more like that of the theaters of our own time and where plays were given by artificial light.
An' sometimes, when you talk low, it sounds round and sweet like the 'cello in the Macdonough Theater orchestra.
Many evenings they spent like this, varied with an occasional dance, with trips to the Orpheum and to Bell's Theater, or to the moving picture shows, or to the Friday night band concerts in City Hall Park.
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Sons' '' eight nominations, Harris -- who revealed earlier this month that he was gay -- quipped he had his conclusive proof ``that the Los Angeles theater
community is prejudiced against gay men.
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