The Cheater. Written by Wilhelm Jacoby and Arthur Lipshitz. Book adapted by Louis Mann. Directed by Louis Mann
. Lyric Theatre: 29 Jun 1910- Sep 1910 (closing date unknown/78 performances). Cast: John Bunny
[final Broadway role], Ethel Conroy, Mathilde Cottrelly
, Edward Horton, DeWitt Jennings
, E.H. Kelly, Jeffreys Lewis, Louis ...
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[on his reasons for leaving the stage to make films] He [the stage actor] doesn't get the big pay that a moving picture actor gets. I get $50,000 a year. How many other legitimate actors get that?
The Bunny Theatre in NYC (now the Nova, at 3589 Broadway between 147th & 148th Sts.) was named after him, & still has 2 big stone bunny faces on its facade. Briefly (1914) a 2nd "Bunny Theatre" operated at 125 E. 116th St. In 1899/1900 John Bunny lived in NYC at 1486 5th Ave.