DRAMATIC AND MUSICAL.
A large audience greeted Mr. Keene at the Park Theatre last evening. This was the gentleman's first appearance in Boston as a star, and the warm applause and numerous calls before the curtain which he received testified to the many friends he has here.
The Kiralfys produced the "Black Crook" at the Globe last evening. There is some very brilliant scenery, and an excellent ballet.
Dion Boucicault entered upon the second week of the "Colleen Bawn" at the Museum last evening.
The Tourists began their second week at the Gaiety last evening. The company is greatly improved, and the performance is better than ever before.
The trouble between Miss Claxton and Mr. Stevens, the manager of the Windsor Theatre, was amicably arranged, and "The Two Orphans" was presented last evening to a fair audience.
John McCullough pronounces Boston audiences the most appreciative in the country. He thinks English audiences much more demonstrative than American.
"Esmeralda," Mrs. Burnett's play, is meeting with continued success at the Madison Square Theatre, New York.
An Odessa mob recently attacked Sarah Bernhardt, on the ground that she is a Jewess. In this they were mistaken, for though she is of Hebrew parents, she is of the Catholic religion, having received both baptism and her first communion at the Church of Auteuil.
Mr. Harry Dixey, formerly of the "Surprise" party, recently made a great hit in Philadelphia as Bunthorne in "Patience."
Signor Rossi, who has been coldly received in this country, declares that foreign critics pronounce him the best living actor.
The criticisms of the London press upon Mrs. Langtry's recent performance in "She Stoops to Conquer" are at variance with one another. Some praise her acting in the highest terms, others pronounce it "fair" for a novice, (rather cautious) and others, still, are very condemnatory. It is said that the Prince of Wales was quite delighted with the acting of "the Jersey lily."
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