The restaurant is not well suited for this sort of production, so things were a bit eclectic. Eight chorus and eight principals, all with numerous costume changes.
Style and furnishing of the restaurant not suited to letting sound carry.
"Follies of the Movement"
Their attention could not be held by the straight talk of longer scenes, more interested in their meals.
While the chorus did very well, there were a number of travesties in the principals' performances.
Variety, vol. 32: 7. 17, Oct. 1913