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J. KEITH ANGUS,
CHILDREN'S THEATRICALS;" A SCOTCH PLAY-HOUSE;"
"Act well your part, there all the honour lies."-POPE.
GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS,
BROADWAY, LUDGATE HILL.
NEW YORK: 416, BROOME STREET.
THESE scenes and tableaux have been specially selected and arranged for representation by children, and by children of a younger, and not an elder growth. In most of them there is a fairy element, as such is more intimately associated with the ideas which children are likely to form, when called upon to act. They will, therefore, take more kindly to their task.
It will be seen that they can be presented without scenic appliances, and, save when acted in conjunction with the tableaux, do not require a curtain. The theatre in the drawing-room will, therefore, be of easy and simple construction.
As to the playing the scenes, the old advice can only be repeated, that what-more particularly with something of public exhibition about it is worth doing at all, is worth doing well. To carry off the representation of these scenes