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American actors in England.

--Just now, the American stage is well represented in England John Drew is successfully staring at the Standard Theatre in London. The Florence were playing to great houses, when last heard of, at Manchester, and were on the wing for Dublin. Mrs. D. P. Bowers, who made a successful debut at Sadler's Wells' Theatre, has been shelved — probably by managerial caprice or injustice. Mr.Conway and Mrs. Frederick Conway (the latter sister of Mrs. Bowers) are playing capital engagements in the West of England. Miss Julia Daly has returned from London. Dion Boucicault and Agnes Robertson have returned to the Adelphi. Edwin Booth has played Shylock and Sir Giles Overreach at the Haymarket. --Lastly, John Brougham has produced his comedy of "Playing with Fire," at the Princess Theatre, himself as Dr. Savage, and George Jordan as Herbert Waverley. The play had unequivocal success. The criticism on the acting runs thus : "Mr. J. Brougham, as Dr. Savage, is exactly the cool, easy, business-like man, and his natural disposition does not quit him in the midst of his ludicrous perplexities. Mr. G. Jordan, who plays Waverly, is newly arrived from America, and, with his handsome figure and good delivery, promises to stand well among the representatives of gentlemen on the stage."

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