Corinne Roosevelt Robinson (1861-1933)|
I AM the Comic Muse,
I am the Tragic Muse;
The above poem is among:
VERSES WRITTEN FOR THE
OFFICIAL BENEFIT FOR THE RELIEF
Comedy was for Miss Sybil Carlisle, and Tragedy was for Mr. Walter Hampden. Other participants were: Miss Edith Wynne Matthison as "Everyman"; Miss Viola Allen as Hermione, in "A Winter's Tale"; Mr. Holbrook Blinn as Jack Marbury, in "Salomy Jane"; Mrs. Patrick Campbell as Melisande, in "Pelleas and Melisande"; Miss Ethel Barrymore as Mme. Trentoni, in "Captain Jinks"; Mr. William H. Crane as "David Harum"; Miss Frances Starr as Juanita, in "The Rose of the Rancho"; Mlle. Dorziat as Countess Marina, in "The Hawk"; Mr. Francis Wilson as Cadeaux, in "Erminie"; Miss Jane Cowl as Mary Turner, in "Within the Law"; Miss Annie Russell as Kate Hardcastle, in "She Stoops to Conquer"; Mr. Henry Miller as Sidney Carton, in "The Only Way"; Mr. William Gillette as "Sherlock Holmes"; Mr. William Faversham as Iago, in "Othello"; Mme. Nazimova as "Hedda Gabler"; Messrs. Weber and Fields; Miss Rose Coghlan as Lady Gay Spanker in "London Assurance"; Miss Marie Doro as "Oliver Twist"; Mr. Henry Dixey as "Adonis"; Miss Mary Shaw as Mrs. Alring, in Ibsen's "Ghosts"; Miss Blanche Bates as "Madame Butterfly"; and, Miss Ellen Terry as Portia, in "Merchant of Venice".
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