12 MAY 1855, Page 12

In its new character of operahouse, Drury Lane was closed

on Wed- nesday evening, quite unexpectedly ; the performance of Don .Pasquale having been announced in that morning's papers. No explanation has been given ; and the circumstance has excited considerable surprise, as the theatre, with the help of M. and Madame Gassier, seemed to be going on very well.