The acting of young Salvini as George Duhamel in "Article 47" is very favorably criticised. In the familiar final scene be displayed an amount of genuine passion, an admirable by-play and grace that certainly give promise of a brilliant future.

Many foreign critics pronounce Mme. Modjeska the best actress seen since the time of Rachel.

Robert Brough, a son of the late novelist and dramatist of that name, is attracting attention on the English stage.

"Youth" is a great success at Wallack's. The play is a bad one, but the scenery is superb, and spectacular melo-drama is now queen of the theatre.

The new opera of Gilbert and Sullivan is to be called "Independence."


"Divorcons" is to be produced at the London Gaiety. The play is to be modified to suit English taste.

The Kiralfys have secured the American right to produce the reigning Paris sensation, "Mille et Une Nuits."

Miss Anderson recognizes the fact that she is not a good actress, but says that she hopes to be some day.

Rose Eytinge has sued for divorce form her husband, a nephew of Gen. Butler.

Mr. McKee Rankin and Leonard Grover are writing a new play entitled "The Metropolis," descriptive of New York life.

"Tania," a play founded on Russian life and written by a Russian journalist, is to be produced in New York soon.

Mr. Edward Solomon, composer of "Billee Taylor" and "Claude Duval," has two other operas, "Lord Bateman" and the "Vicar of Bray," ready for production.

Miss Anna Louise Cary denies the report that she is to retire from the stage.

Gounod's oratorio, "Redemption," is said to be richly colored in the orchestral portion, but decidedly French in tone.

There will be twelve companies travelling next season under the management of the Madison Square Theatre.