A somewhat amusing incident occurecl at St James's Theatre in Londen. After a most successful performance, Mrs Langtry stepped forward to speak; the epilogue of "As You like- It," and when she had uttered the words, "If I were a woman I would kiss as many of. you as had beards that pleased me," a deep manly voice from the orchestra stalls 'was heard saying "Hear, hear." Mrs Langtry was amused, the company behind i her tittered" and a light ripple of laughter ran all over the house. * The" foregoing story is true enough, but of course it is not new, says :i i. >i-V;-,p--r.iry. Tn Birmingham once, when M •'■■.<■ "■!■ ■ .Ji .■«■. had repeated the i same lines, a grimy occupant of the gallery . called out, "Just step up 'ere, miss,"
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2430, 2 June 1890
Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2430, 2 June 1890
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