"Character Entertainment at Music Hall," Boston Globe, Feb 25, 1875

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"Character Entertainment at Music Hall," Boston Globe, Feb 25, 1875

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The article reviews Grace Greenwood's and Sarah Fisher Ames's performance at the Music Hall. It stresses that "[i]n reading pieces of delicate humor, she [Greenwood] certainly excels most if not all the professional readers of her sex."

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Newspaper.com

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Publisher

Globe Pub. Co.

Date

1875-02-25

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Not only a large audience but a very select and cultivated assemblage gave kindly greeting to "Grace Greenwood" and Sarah Fisher Ames in the Music Hall, last evening, in their unique entertainment of reading and costume personations. It is difficult to class the entertainment either under readings, costume personations or dramatic recitations, yet it embraced all these, and certainly proved on eof the pleasantest things which Boston has seen, this season. [...]  Mrs Lippincott's talent lies in a direction entirely different from the tragic power of Mrs. Ames, but it is in its way quite as artistic and remarkable. In reading pieces of delicate humor, she certainly excels most if not all the professional readers of her sex, and she is a true actress by nature, her powers of facial expression and skill in make-up and disguise being worthy of quote. [...]

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Boston, MA, US

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42.3602534

Geocode (Longitude)

-71.0582912

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“"Character Entertainment at Music Hall," Boston Globe, Feb 25, 1875,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed June 16, 2021, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/696.

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