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Julian St. Pierro, in Sheridan Knowles's beautiful play of ‘"The Wife."’ Captain Crisp, who is known throughout the South as a manager and an actor of sterling abilities, played an active artillery part in the grand drama of Manassas, previously leaving the sock and buskin for the field of ‘"grim visaged war"’ when the South called for volunteers. On the boards, in former years, he acquired much celebrity in the high walks of the drama, such as tragedy and genteel comedy. His Edinburgh stage training, and his tour in the dramatic heavens as a star in this country, has not only made him a veteran in all those minute proprieties which belong to stage life, but won for him so enviable a distinction as to reader these words well high superfluous. Of course, the soldier-manager was warmly welcomed back to the boards. Last night was set apart for the benefit of Mr. T. C. Epps, jr., the Treasurer of the ‘"Varieties,"’ The house was jammed.
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