"Cabin and Parlor."
--Those of our Northern neighbors who are disposed to consider both sides of a question, should witness this excellent play.
They have had their prejudices wrought upon, and their sympathies excited by such productions as "Uncle Tom's Cabin," the "Octoroon." et id omne genus,
in all of which only the dark side of the picture of master and slave have been shown, and then not truthfully, but with much exaggeration.
The "Cabin and Parlor" does nothing more than hold the mirror up to nature.
In addition to the merit of the piece as a pen picture, it abounds in amusing and touching incidents, and a rare fund of humor.
The Ethiopian melodies with which it is interspersed were highly pleasing, and some of them of that pathetic cast which so often characterizes the music of the sable race.
The play, last night, was well performed.
, so long absent from the stage, sustaining their parts most admirably, as, indeed, did all the company.
We trust the managers will repeat it, and give the patrons of the drama another opportunity of spending a most delightful evening.