Excerpt from The Theatre, Vol. 20: A Monthly Review of the Drama, Music, and the Fine Arts; July to December, 1892 Stage accessories were in those days beneath contempt. In lieu of scenery appeared a board, inscribed, this is a hut, or this is a palace, and it was not to be expected that playbills should fare better than either plays or players. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.