The need for play acting being over, the play actors took their ease and divided their pay.
Mr. Blake afterwards visited Halifax as manager of a company of play actors, about 1830 or '31.
Do you wonder then, Mrs. Lathrop, that the first time in the play when one of the play actors turned round he nearly died?
Thus it came about that the soldiers, firemen and play actors may be called the disaster protocracy.
Play actors also display similar traits of collective behavior.