Document ID ET-D598

Archive Location ET PROGS ET-D590-D771, 1883-84 (BL) Loan 125/24/1
Document description programme, cutting
Date Thursday 13 December 1883 [16]
Document form D - Programme; G - Cutting (e.g. item taken from newspaper, journal or book)
Corporate Body Lyceum Theatre Company
Production Date(s) 10 December 1883 to 22 December 1883
Venue Boston Theatre
Venue address [USA]
Time of performance 7.45pm
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Scene Designer W. Telbin, Hawes Craven, W. Hann, W. Cuthbert
Music Director Meredith Ball
Language English

Works Cited

Title The Merchant of Venice
Original author William Shakespeare
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BOSTON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1883. BOSTON THEATRE TOMPKINS & HILL - Proprietors EUGENE TOMPKINS - Manager --- ENGAGEMENT OF MR. HENRY IRVING, MISS ELLEN TERRY, And the LYCEUM THEATRE COMPANY, under the Direction of Mr. HENRY E. ABBEY. --- THIS EVENING SHAKESPEARE'S THE MERCHANT OF VENICE! Shylock: Mr. HENRY IRVING. Duke of Venice: Mr. H.HOWE. Prince of Morocco : Mr. T.MEAD. Antonio : Mr. WENMAN. Bassanio : Mr. W. TERRISS Salanio : Mr. LYNDAL. Salarino : Mr. HARBURY. Gratiano : Mr. TYARS. Lorenzo : Mr. NORMAN FORBES Tubal: Mr. J. CARTER. Launcelot Gobbo : Mr. S. JOHNSON. Old Gobbo : Mr. ARCHER Gaoler : Mr. HARWOOD. Leonardo : Mr. MARION. Balthazar : Mr. HARVEY. Stephano : Mr. CLIFFORD. Clerk of the Court : Mr. LOUTHER. Nerissa : Miss PAYNE. Jessica : Miss MILLWARD. Portia: Miss ELLEN TERRY Magnificoes, Officers of the Court, Gentlemen and Gentlewomen, Pages, Citizens, Soldiers, Jews, Maskers, Musicians, Serenaders, Gondoliers, Moors, Fruit Sellers, Water Carriers, Servants, etc. -- SCENE - PARTLEY AT VENICE AND PARTLY AT BELMONT SYNOPSIS OF SCENERY ACT I. Scene 1. Venice-a Public Place (W.Talbin) Scene 2. Belmont-portia's House (Hawes Craven) Scene 3· Venice-a Public Place (W.Telbin) ACT II. Scene 1, A Street (W.hann) Scene 2. Another Street (Hawes Craven) Scene 3· Shylock's House By A Bridge (W.Telbin) ACT III. Scene 1, Belmont - A Room In Portia's House (W.hann) Scene 2 . Venice - A Street (W.hann) Scene 3, Belmont - A Room In Portia's House (W.hann) Scene 4· Venice - A Street (W.hann) Scene 5. Belmont - A Room In Portia's House (W.hann) ACT IV. Scene. Venice-a Court Of Justice (W.Cuthbert) ACT V. Scene. Belmont-portia's Garden With Terrace (H Craven). During the evening the Orchestra, under the direction of Mr. J.MEREDITH BALL, will perform the following selections:- Overture "Merchant of Venice" - Hamilton Clarke LYENDE "La VEneziana" - Hamilton Clarke ENTR'ACTE - Hamilton Clarke ENTR'ACTE - Hamilton Clarke Ballet Music "Faust" Gounod. Incidental Music composed by Hamilton Clarke. For Mr. IRVING Stage Manager - Mr. H. J. LOVEDAY. Musical Director - Mr MEREDITH BALL. Acting Manager - Mr. BRAM STOKER. For Mr. ABBEY. General Business Manager - Mr. MARCUS R.MAYER Business Manager and Treas. - Mr. JAMES H.PALSER FRIDAY EVENING, AND SATURDAY MATINEE: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Shylock: Mr. Henry Irving Portia: Miss Ellen Terry SATURDAY EVENING: THE BELLS The sale of seats for the second and last week of the Irving-Terry season will begin at the Box Office on Thursday morning, Dec. 13, at 9 A.M. DOORS OPEN AT 1.30 BEGINS AT 2 and 7.45

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Document ID: ET-D598 Archive location: ET PROGS ET-D590-D771, 1883-84 (BL) Loan 125/24/1