The New Word. Written by J.M. Barrie
. Empire Theatre: 14 May 1917- Jun 1917 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: Betty Daintry, Winifred Fraser, Gareth Hughes
, Norman Trevor
. Produced by Charles Frohman Inc.
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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I don't care for the 'new' in art - a stage set with a table, a chair, a bit of drapery - I don't think that pomp, pageantry and grandeur detract from the spoken work. The actor needs the atmosphere of beauty and artistry. Just now, we hear much of the new in art. 'Art is beauty' - and beauty is always new. Real art, real beauty, is ageless, deathless. It is something that is handed down from one...
According to the Standard Casting Directory for May, 1931, Hughes spoke French and Welsh as well as English.