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19 June 1882

Romeo and Juliet

Location Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, UK
Plays performed Romeo and Juliet

Programme, incomplete

Date 19 June 1882
Play(s) Romeo and Juliet
Production Date(s) Monday June 19th 1882
Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 8pm
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Scene Designer Hawes Craven, W. Cuthbert, W. Telbin and W. Hann
Conductor Meredith Ball
Music Director Sir Julius Benedict
Document ID ET-D41 Original record
Held by The British Library
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ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE. Sole Lessee and Manager, Mr HENRY IRVING. ROMEO AND JULIET.

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THIS EVENING, MONDAY, JUNE 19TH, 1882, AT EIGHT O'CLOCK, WILL BE PRESENTED SHAKESPEARE'S TRAGEDY, ROMEO AND JULIET. Romeo: Mr HENRY IRVING. Mercutio: Mr. W.TERRISS. Tybalt: Mr. C.GLENNY. Paris: Mr. G.ALEXANDER Capulet: MR. HOWE. Montague: Mr. HUDSON Friar Laurence: Mr. FERNANDEZ Apothecary: Mr. MEAD Prince Escalus: Mr. HARBURY. Benvolio: Mr. TYARS. Gregory: Mr. CARTER. Sampson: Mr. ARCHER Abraham: Mr LOUTHER. Balthasar: Mr. BLACK. Peter: Mr. ANDREWS Friar John: Mr. CLIFFORD. Citizen: Mr. HARWOOD. Page: Miss KATE BROWN. Nurse: Mrs. STIRLING. Lady Montague: Miss H.MATHEWS. Lady Capulet: Miss L.PAYNE. AND Juliet: Miss ELLEN TERRY. Citizens of Verona, Men and Women, Relations to both Houses, Maskers, Guards, Pages, Musicians, Watchmen, Attendants, &c. &c. The Music, specially composed by Sir JULIUS BENEDICT, will be executed by a selected Choir and full Orchestra, Under the direction of Mr. MEREDITH BALL. Synopsis of Scenery ACT I. SCENE 1. VERONA. THE MARKET PLACE - HAWES CRAVEN. SCENE 2. VERONA. LOGGIA OF CAPULET'S HOUSE - " SCENE 3. VERONA. BEFORE CAPULET'S HOUSE - " SCENE 4. VERONA. A HALL IN CAPULET'S HOUSE - W.CUTHBERT. ACT II. SCENE 1. WALL OF CAPULET'S GARDEN - HAWES CRAVEN. SCENE 2. VERONA.THE GARDEN - " SCENE 3. VERONA.THE MONASTERY - " SCENE 4. VERONA. OUTSIDE THE CITY - " SCENE 5. VERONA. TERRACE OF CAPULET'S GARDEN - " SCENE 6. VERONA. THE CLOISTERS - " ACT III. SCENE 1. VERONA. A PUBLIC PLACE - HAWES CRAVEN. SCENE 2. VERONA. THE LOGGIA - " SCENE 3. VERONA. A SECRET PLACE IN THE MONASTERY - " SCENE 4. VERONA. CAPULET'S HOUSE - " SCENE 5. VERONA. JULIET'S CHAMBER - W.CUTHBERT. ACT IV. SCENE 1. VERONA. THE FRIAR'S CELL - W.TELBIN. SCENE 2. VERONA. JULIET'S CHAMBER (Night) - W.CUTHBERT. SCENE 3. VERONA. THE SAME (Morning) - " ACT V. SCENE 1. MANTUA. A STREET - W.TELBIN. SCENE 2. VERONA. THE FRIAR'S CELL - " SCENE 3. VERONA. CHURCHYARD WITH THE TOMB OF THE CAPULETS - " SCENE 4. VERONA. THE TOMB - " The Curtains painted by Mr. W.HANN. The intervals after each Act are- 1st Act, 10 minutes; 2nd Act, 7 minutes; 3rd act, 6 minutes; 4th Act, 10 minutes. Stage Manager - Mr. H. J. LOVEDAY.

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ANNUAL BENEFIT of MISS ELLEN TERRY. SATURDAY JUNE 24, WHEN ROMEO AND JULIET WILL BE PERFORMED FOR THE ONE HUNDREDTH TIME. Sixth Thousand.- Second Edition. ROMEO AND JULIET. Shakespeare's Tragedy, as performed at this Theatre. Edited by HENRY IRVING. Bickers and Son, 1, Leicester Square, and in the Theatre. Price One Shilling. The Bill of the Play is in every part of the House supplied without charge. No Fees of any kind are permitted, and Mr. IRVING trusts that in his endeavour to carry out this arrangement, he may rely on the co-operation of the Public, who are requested, should there be any cause of complaints, or especial satisfaction, to refer to the Acting Manager. DOORS OPEN AT 7.30, PERFORMANCE COMMENCES AT 8 AND FINISHES AT 11.15. NO FEEDS OF ANY KIND. Acting Manger: Mr. BRAM STOKER. Stalls, 10s.; Dress Circle, 6s.; Upper Circle, 4s.; Amphitheatre, 2s.6d.; Pit, 2s.; Gallery, 1s. Private Boxes, £1 11s. 6d., to £4 4s. Box Office open 10 till 5, under tbe direction of Mr. JOSEPH HURST, of whom seats can be booked One Month in advance, also by Letter or Telegram.

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Ellen Terry published a book on The Russian Ballet (1913).

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