Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Victoria - Ad - "Listen Irene"

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Title Victoria - Ad - "Listen Irene"
Date 2/3/1922
Item Type Newspaper (advertisement)
Publication Wilmington Dispatch
Description Stage acts return to Victoria in the winter of 1922. This one, "Listen Irene," is described new York's greatest "musigirl comedy success" Run way built out into the audience for first 15 rows "watch us 20 prance on flirtation walk 15 rows into the audience" prices: $1 for lower floor at matinee; $2 at night. Run way is an adaptation of burlesque strategy. Victoria alternates between stage shows and films during that winter. Tickets on sale at Wilmington Talking Machine Company
Associated Venues Victoria
Associated Persons
Associated Organizations Wilmington Talking Machine Company
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library