AMUSEMENTS IN AUSTRALIA. (rauit own coaauroNDisr.i SYDNEY, May I.— The Prodigal Son. to long expected. was staged by Mr. Bland Holt on the sth the Theatre Royal. The Icelandic scenery has been capitally painted by Mr. John Brunton, and that of the Riviera is equally good. Magnus
Miss Edith Heron-Brow* started her theatrical career under the management Mr. H. 8. I»acre. appearing Diana Chesney in The Sorroirs ot Satan. Winifred in Mamma, and Angelica in The Medium. She then Joined Mr. W. 8. Penley'a chief Charley's Aunt company, with which she remained f
I am grieved to say (hat (he system which has obtained upon the English stage during the past few years has caused crowding of the profeerion with people who. while not qualified actors in any sense of (he word, are more or less capable to the limited extent of miroiclng. which
of the representation were Mr. Lionel Belmore and Mr. Alexander Stuart. A Famous Family-and Tree. Sheridan was followed by Shakespeare, the chief attraction of the afternoon being first act and part of the second of “MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING” l>on Pedro M«. Faio Tsaav* Don John Ms
' Lady Monckton Mme. J. Hading Mme. Duse Miss C. Addison Miss F. Coleman Miss Fortescue Miss Jennie Lee Miss Wallis Miss Compton Mrs. Billington Mrs. E. H. Brooke Mrs. Alfred Mellon Sir 8. Bancroft Sir A. Mackenzie Mr. R. Arthur Mr. M. BaU The assembly behind the footlights of O
LomAom Bspresealslive: J. A. g. Daly’* AUSTRALIA- Mr. RARRT RICKARDS’ AUSTRALIAN ENTBKPKIBBB NEW TIVOLI THEATRE. SYDNEY; NEW TIVOLI HOTEL. SYDNEY; NEW GRAND OPERA HOUSE, MELBOURNE; NEW PRINCE OP WALES’S HOTEL, MELBOURNE; TIVOLI THEATRE. ADELAIDE; THEATRE BOTAL. PERTH.
Mr. Edward Kwanburough, take place (be London Pavilion on Thursday. June 2 Mr. Swanborough ban recently been afflicted with serious illness, which, in all probability, will prevent him from resuming active work for very long period et least, but must likely for ever. The present
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