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A Woman of Genius. --Many years ago, Miss Charlotte Cushman was doing, at the Park Theatre, what in stage parlance is called general utility — the work of three ordinary performers; filling the gap when any one was sick; playing Mr. Richings' parts if he was away; playing Mr. Chippendale's parts if he could not, or would not do so; playing Mrs. Chippendale's parts on occasion,--never refusing to do what was allotted to her. As may be supposed, one who held this position had as yet no position to be proud of. One night, "Guy Mannering," a musical piece, was announced; it was produced for Mr. Braham, the great tenor who played Harry Bertram.--Mrs. Chippendale was cast for Meg Merrilles, but, during the day, was taken ill; so this obscure utility actress, this Miss Cushman, was sent for, and told to be ready in the part by night. She might read it on the boards if she could not commit it. But the "utility woman" was not used to reading her parts; she learned it before nightfall, and
Theatre. --The Enchantress again to-night.--Who that ever saw Miss Richings in her beautiful character of Stella, but wishes to see her again. Her admirable personations last winter were the theme of conversation, and the praises of all were lavished upon the charming actress. Mr. Richings plays Ramir, and plays it well, of course. He plays everything well. We hope the Enchantress will prove equally popular this season, and that her performances may result in a repetition of her former --The Enchantress again to-night.--Who that ever saw Miss Richings in her beautiful character of Stella, but wishes to see her again. Her admirable personations last winter were the theme of conversation, and the praises of all were lavished upon the charming actress. Mr. Richings plays Ramir, and plays it well, of course. He plays everything well. We hope the Enchantress will prove equally popular this season, and that her performances may result in a repetition of her former triumphs.