After the approaching marriage of Miss Jessie, the Vokes sisters will retire from the stage.
An English paper has been ordered by the court to publicly apologize to Mr. Irving for asserting that he once drugged the coffee of a pantomime actor in order that he might fill his place.
Ernest Harvier, the popular dramatic correspondent, has recently received scathing, and, in our opinion, well-deserved criticism for his sostyled "freshness."
John Payn, an English poet, will be the translator from the French of "Mille et Une Nuits," for Kiralfy brothers.
The London Philharmonic Society produced the ninth of Liszt's symphonic poems, entitled "Hungaria," for the first time in England on the 23d ult. The music describes a band of horsemen advancing across the "Pushta," or Hungarian prairie. They encounter the enemy and after a free fight a funeral march to the slain is introduced, followed by a joyous cry of victory in which a Hungarian national melody, already used by Herr Brahms, is employed.
Jenny Lind advises young American girls who wish to go abroad to study music to stay at home, where the music is just as good as in Europe, and where the husbands are much better.
Mr. A. M. Foerster of Pittsburg, has recently brought out a singular work of his own, an "Opera Without Words," to which the public was requested to supply both plot and text.
Edwin Booth will leave for England May 31st, and will probably appear in Germany supported by a Teutonic company.
Lotta denies that she is about to be married. She says that she does not approve of early marriages.
Several Philadelphia theatres will next season devote special matinees to the appearance of amateur actors.
A French paper remarks that Mr. Haverly owes much of his popularity to the excellent record that he made as a general in the Southern army.
On dit, that Miss Georgia Cayvan has had seven brilliant offers of marriage during her last appearance at New York.
Signor Rossi has declined the offer to appear at the Museum next month. He will go to Australia after his San Francisco engagement.
Mr. George Lyon, '81, will join one of the Madison-Square "Hazel Kirke" companies.
Another lease of life has been granted Booth's Theatre for a year. Mr. Stetson will manage the establishment.