90 years ago today: A theater incident with Karl Farkas

A critical situation arose during a theatrical performance, which was put to an end by a few improvised words by Mr. Farkas.

Neue Freie Presse on May 29, 1922

In yesterday’s afternoon performance at the Neue Wiener Bühne, there were noisy demonstrations, which were due to the following circumstances: The association of metalworkers, local group XI, had rented the theater for yesterday afternoon and the play “Im Damencoupé” was to be performed . According to a club official, director Geyer forgot this agreement and the comedy “General Goldschein” was scheduled. When the members of the association came to the theater, they were dissatisfied with the play they had in mind, especially since many of them had already seen it.

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