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29 July 1882

Romeo and Juliet

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

Programme

Date 29 July 1882
Play(s) Romeo and Juliet
Production Date(s) Saturday July 29th 1882
Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 7.45pm
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-D43 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Annual benefit of Henry Irving; last night of the season.
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ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE. Sole Lessee and Manager, Mr HENRY IRVING. ANNUAL BENEFIT OF Mr HENRY IRVING, AND LAST NIGHT OF THE SEASON, ROMEO AND JULIET. 130TH PERFORMANCE.

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THIS EVENING,SATURDAY, JULY 29TH, 1882, AT A QUARTER TO 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. HAVILAND.. 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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THIS THEATRE WILL RE-OPEN ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd 1882, WITH Shakespeare's Tragedy ROMEO AND JULIET ROMEO: Mr. HENRY IRVING. JULIET: Miss ELLEN TERRY. NURSE: Mrs. STIRLING. Eighth 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 will in every part of the House be 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 7.15, PERFORMANCE COMMENCES AT 7.45 AND FINISHES AT 11. NO FEES OF ANY KIND. Acting Manager - Mr. BRAM STOKER. talls, 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. W.S.Johnson, -Nassau Steam Press, 60, St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross, W.C.

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