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8 July 1884

Twelfth Night

Location Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, UK
Plays performed Twelfth Night

Programmes, two (one a facsimile)

Date 8 July 1884
Play(s) Twelfth Night
Production Date(s) Tuesday July 8th 1884
Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 8.15pm
Producer Bram Stoker
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Scene Designer Hawes Craven, W. Hann, W. Cuthbert, T. W. Hall, J. Selby Hall, J. Harker, W. Telbin
Costume Designer Mrs Reid, Auguste & Co.
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D63 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Annotated 'First night' and date.
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ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE. Sole Lessee and Manager, Mr HENRY IRVING. TWELFTH NIGHT; OR, WHAT YOU WILL.

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THIS EVENING, TUESDAY, JULY 8th, 1884, AT A QUARTER PAST EIGHT O'CLOCK, WILL BE PERFORMED (FOR THE FIRST TIME UNDER THIS MANAGEMENT) Shakespeare's Comedy TWELFTH NIGHT; OR, WHAT YOU WILL. Malvolio - (Steward to Olivia): Mr. HENRY IRVING. The Duke of Orsino: Mr. TERRISS. Sir Toby Belch (Uncle to Olivia): Mr. DAVID FISHER. Sir Andrew Aguecheek: Mr. FRANCIS WYATT. Fabian, Clown (Servants to Olivia): Mr ANDREWS, MR. S.CALHAEM. Sebastian (Brother to Viola) Mr. F.TERRY. Antonio (A Sea Captain, Friend to Sebastian) Mr. H. HOWE. A Sea Captain (Friend to Viola) Mr. TYARS. Valentine, Curio (Attendants on the Duke): Mr HAVILAND, Mr. MELLISH. A Friar: Mr. HARBURY. 1st Officer: Mr. ARCHER. 2nd Officer: Mr. HARWOOD. Olivia (A Countess): Miss ROSE LECLERCQ. Maria (Olivia's Waiting Woman): Miss L. PAYNE. and Viola: Miss ELLEN TERRY. Lords, Ladies, Pages, Officers, Musicians, Sailors, Soldiers, and other Attendants. --- SCENE - A City in Illyria and the Sea Coast near it. The Scenery by Messrs. HAWES CRAVEN, W.HANN, W.CUTHBERT, T.W. HALL, J.SELBY HALL, J.HARKER and W.TELBIN. The Overture and Incidental Music by J.MEREDITH BALL. Dresses by AUGUSTE et Cie, and Mrs. REID. Machinist, Mr. KNIGHT. Appointments by Mr. ARNOTT. [spine]: This Bill is free of charge, and attendants in any part of the Theatre accepting the slightest fee will be instantly dismissed. Synopsis of Scenery. --- ACT I. SCENE 1. THE SEA COAST - HAWES CRAVEN. SCENE 2. COURT YARD OF OLIVIA'S HOUSE - " SCENE 3. ORSINO'S PALACE - W. TELBIN. ACT II. SCENE 1. TERRACE OF OLIVIA'S HOUSE - HAWES CRAVEN. SCENE 2. ROAD NEAR THE SAME - W. TELBIN. SCENE 3. OLIVIA'S HOUSE- THE SERVANTS' HALL - " ACT III. SCENE 1. ORSINO'S PALACE - W.TELBIN. SCENE 2. ANOTHER PART OF THE SEA COAST - HAWES CRAVEN. SCENE 3. OLIVIA'S GARDEN - " ACT IV. SCENE 1. THE MARKET PLACE - W.HANN. SCENE 2. COURT YARD OF LIVIA'S HOUSE - HAWES CRAVEN. SCENE 3. OLIVIA'S GARDEN - " SCENE 4. THE ORCHARD END - W.HANN. SCENE 5. OLIVIA'S HOUSE-THE DARK ROOM - J.SELBY HALL. ACT V. SCENE 1. OLIVIA'S HOUSE-THE CLOISTERS - W. TELBIN. SCENE 2. BEFORE OLIVIA'S HOUSE - T.W.HALL. --- Programme of Music: During the Evening the Orchestra under the Direction of Mr. J.MEREDITH BALL will perform the following Selections- Pot-Pourri "Twelfth Night" J.Meredith Ball. (a) Hornpipe - Handel (b) Tarantella - Raff. Entr'acte "Viola" J.Meredith Ball. Entr'actes (a) Sarabande Espagnole - J. Massenet (b) Divertissement des Esclaves Persanes (Roi de Lahore.) - J. Massenet Saltarello "Colomba" - Mackenzie. Stage Manager Mr. H.J. LOVEDAY.

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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 8.15. --- NO FEES OF ANY KIND. --- Stalls, 10s.; Dress Circle, 6s.; Upper Circle, 4s.; Amphitheatre, 2s.6d.; Pit, 2s.; Gallery, 1s. Private Boxes, £2 2s. to £4 4s. Acting Manager - Mr. BRAM STOKER. Box Office open 10 till 5, under the 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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