The Weather Hen. Comedy. Written by Berte Thomas and Harley Granville-Barker
. Manhattan Theatre: 13 Apr 1900 (1 performance). Cast: George Backus
, Frank Bell, John Bunny
, M. Converse, J.H. Davies, W.T. (William) Ellwanger, Felix Haney, Harold Hartsell
, Sylvia Lyndon, George Probert
, Mabel Strickland
, Ella Hugh Wood. Produced by ...
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[on leaving the stage to make films] I have chosen a better thing. I shall live longer than Irving or Booth. Not because I deserve to, but because there is a record of me that they did not leave; the public can have me always the same, so long as the pictures are preserved.
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.