A Midsummer Night's Dream. Comedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare
. Astor Theatre: 21 Sep 1906- Oct 1906 (closing date unknown/34 performances). Cast: Lionel Adams (as "Demetrius"), Ina Brooks (as "Titania"), William Brown (as "Mustardseed"), John Bunny
(as "Nick Bottom"), Vinnie Burns
(as "Moth"), Thomas Coffin Cooke ...
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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?
A theater-owner, New York City's Bunny Theatre was named after him. The stone bunny rabbit at the top of the theater building bears mute testimony to the transitory nature of silent film superstardom. The theater, which was eventually renamed the Nova, was closed in 2003.