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WAGNER'S STAGE DIRECTIONS.

WAGNER'S STAGE DIRECTIONS.

WAGNERb'S STAGGE DIIRECTIONS. In the performance of Wagner's Nibelungen Ring, just given at Munich, an attempt was made to carry out Wagner's stage directions literally. It will be remembered that some very comic results attended the representation at Her Majesty's Theatre, but a
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
STAGE GLIMPSES IN BURMAH.

STAGE GLIMPSES IN BURMAH.

Burmah just now is attracting great attention, and but for the immediate influences of the great political crisis we should hear a great deal more of perhaps the most interesting country of the East. The people of Burmah are far more intelligent and have greater cul- tivation th
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
LIVING CURIOSITIES.

LIVING CURIOSITIES.

Speaking of " freaks, " as living curiosities are termed in the United States, an American paper says :-" It is a 'bigger thing' to be a freak than to marry a rich widow. Freaks grow rich. The competition between mpuseums has run up the price of curiosities until their salaries
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
ROYAL NAVAL SCHOOL.

ROYAL NAVAL SCHOOL.

The Christmas play this year at the Royal Naval School, New-cross, was The Aferchant of Venice, and was enacted entirely by the pupils of this institution, even the female characters being performed by young gentle- men. It would, perhaps, be hardly fair to criticise the efforts
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
Advertisements & Notices

Advertisements & Notices

ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS G. H. RUST.-l7e have forwarded your letter to the Actors' Benevolent Fund. SCOTIA.-You must re fcr to some local authority, as both plans have been lately altered. jp AV. (Bournemouth).-Either mode of pronunciation may be adopted, but it is usual on the
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 

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THE FESTIVE SEASON.

THE FESTIVE SEASON.

In the case of Biseor_ v. LAOUCHERrE, which we report in another part of this piper, Mr SEYMOUR, in applying for a farther stay of pro- ceedings last Saturdav, remarked that "'this was Christmas week." The Lord Chief Justice promlptlyreplied, "Christmas has nothing what- ever to
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
WHERE TO CHOP.

WHERE TO CHOP.

Had Mr Pickwick lived in this present year of grace, it may safely be asserted that he would never have given Mrs Bardell that famous order for " chops and tomata sauce " which Mr Serjeant Buzfuz turned to such startling account in his address to the jury- " Chops ! gracious Hea
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
CRYSTAL PALACE PANTOMIME.

CRYSTAL PALACE PANTOMIME.

" CINDERELLA," by F. C. Burnand, produced on Tuesday, December 22d, 1885. Cinderella ?? , Miss DOT MARIO Prince Pretioso ?? MiNsNE MARIO Belinda .Mr H. J. TuRaRa, jun. ?? Mr F. THORaN Duke . Mr E. D. LYONS Dr. Syntax . Mr F. STRoEY Chiquino ?? iss LIsLAN FRANcis Benevolenta ?? M
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
AN ACTOR'S CAREER.

AN ACTOR'S CAREER.

No. I. "No doubt it was because you felt yourself gifted with the true histrionic cestus that you threw Up a Government appointment and took to the stage." "No." "Then, perhaps, you loved the art for its own sake, and determined by practice and study to gain a position as an act
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England
 
HAMPSTEAD DRAMATIC SOCIETY.

HAMPSTEAD DRAMATIC SOCIETY.

A large number of fashionable folk responded to the invitation of this society on Tuesday evening, when the amateurs of Hampstead "and its vicinity," as our honest friend Sam Gerridge would say, gave a perform- ance of Mr James Albery's comedy Tke Toi Roses at the St. George's H
December 26, 1885 - The Era - London, London, England