18 FEBRUARY 1854, Page 13

(6t) Quarto.

The lively vaudeville of Un Mari gut se ddrange, with its abundant incident and its somewhat lax moral atmosphere, has been moved from the region of modern Paris to that of London under George the Second ; and an attempt has been made to transform the flippant Frenchmen of today into the repartee-coining English of the last century, while a masquerade at Ranelagh has been substituted for the ball at the Parisian Opera. With these modifications the story of the free-and-easy husband, who runs from his wife to indulge in "gay" society, and then finds himself entangled in a series of complicated scrapes, becomes one of those pieces of bustling intrigue w4th which an English audience does not heartily sympathize, but which nevertheless may serve for a while to amuse, espe- cially when such a popular actor as Mr. Buckstone appears as one of the principal characters. Ranelagh is the title of the English adaptation, which is the last novelty at the Haymarket