It is bard to indícate just the particular combinalion of simple meloUy and colored üre, symmetry and molion, verbal quips and gcenic traosformatione tliat makes a sncceseful bnrlesque. The most successful ntat;e pieces of tbat description are travesties of notbing at all. "EvanKeline," produced amid a ureat deal of rejoicing at the Theatre Vendóme, is a splendid example of con temporary burlesque. The action beKiiis nowbere in particular, and ends in the Hame place. There are luts of girls, and tlicy are all pretty and youiijr; they are excelleutlv drilled aud sinjf pret 'il As to the oostumes, they were eletrut, and KiKantifi Otorge Fortescue was a symphony in black silk.