Leadership

No More “Standing Room.”

Issue 37 and Volume 1894 15.

No More “Standing Room.” The theatrical managers of New York City felt hurt and annoyed and injured Monday, because of the action of the Fire Department against the sale of admission tickets. Of course they have not nominal y been forbidden to sell admissions, but they have been forbidden to let anybody stand the back of the house, and in a theatre that is doing a good business it amounts to the same thing. The order went into effect on Monday night, when the managers received special injunctions in the matter. The law says that people must not be allowed to stand in the aisles or passageways, and the managers feel agrieved at finding that every part of the house except where the seats are is regarded as a passageway. Some wanted to know why this sudden movement was made and why. if the law was to be enforced at…

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