ON THIS DAY – March 30, 1929

Two elaborate musical productions are among the Easter attractions at Melbourne theatres. Both will open on Saturday. March 30. At His Majesty’s “The Vagabond King” will take the place of “The Desert Song.” now concluding its record run of seven months. The new musical comedy has had a long run in Sydney. Miss Strella Wilson and Mr. James Liddy are at the head of a strong company, which also includes the popular comedians. Arthur Stigant and Cecil Kellaway. The Noel Coward revue, “This Year of Grace.” will make its appearance at the Theatre Royal. Miss Maisie Gay, one of the most popular comedians in England, and a member of the original London cast, is leading lady.