Brief Chronicles A collection of biographical sketches about actors and other men and women in the theater business that William Winter wrote throughout his career as a drama critic for such publications as The New York Tribune, The Weekly Review, The Albion, Harper’s Weekly, The Saturday Press, The Leader, Vanity Fair, and The Boston Gazette. Actors profiled include Edwin Forrest, Charlotte Cushman, H. L. Bateman, John Collins, Mary McVicker Booth, Junius Brutus Booth, Ada Clare, and John Brougham.