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22 September 1896

Cymbeline

Location Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, UK
Plays performed Cymbeline

Programmes

1. Programme

Date 22 September 1896
Play(s) Cymbeline
Production Date(s) 22 September 1896
Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 8pm
Producer [Henry Irving]
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Scene Designer Hawes Craven, J. Harker
Costume Maker Nathan & Co., Mrs Nettleship, Auguste & Co.
Costume Designer Mr Carl, Mrs Nettleship
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D179a Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes First night of 18th season. Henry Irving as Iachimo, Ellen Terry as Imogen and Edward Gordon Craig as Arviragus. Music composed by Hamilton Clarke; L. Alma Tadema advised on production.
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ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE. Sole Lessee and Manager: HENRY IRVING. CYMBELINE This Evening commences the Eighteenth Season of the present Management.
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TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 22, 1896 AT 8 O'CLOCK, FOR THE FIRST TIME UNDER THIS MANAGEMENT WILL BE PRESENTED Shakespeare's Comedy CYMBELINE. Britons. Cymbeline - King of Britain: Mr. MACKLIN. Cloten - Son to the Queen by a former husband: MR. NORMAN FORBES. Posthumus Leaonatus - A genleman, husband to Imogen: MR. FRANK COOPER. Belarius - Abanished lord, disguised under the name of Morgan: MR. FREDERIC ROBINSON. Supposed sons to Belarius Guiderious: MR. B.WEBSTER. Arviragus: MR. GORDON CRAIG. Pisanio- Servant to Posthumus: MR. TYARS. Cornelius - A physician: Mr. LACY Two British Captains: Mr. ARCHER, Mr. NEEDHAM. Two British Lords: Mr. CLARENCE HAGUE., Mr. BELMORE. Queen - Wife to Cymbeline: MISS GENEVIEVE WARD. Helen - Lady to Imogen: Mrs. TYARS. Imogen - Daughter to Cymbeline by a former Queen: Miss ELLEN TERRY Romans. Iacimo: HENRY IRVING Philario: Mr. FULLER MELLISH. Caius Lucius - Ageneral: Mr. H.COOPER CLIFFE. A Roman Caption: Mr. TABB. Lords, Ladies, a French Gentleman, a Dutch Gentleman, a Spanish Gentleman, Musicians, Officers, Captains, Soldiers, &c. SCENE:-Britain. Rome. Synopsis of Scenery. ACT 1. SCENE 1. Britain. Garden of Cymeline's Palace - Hawes Craven. SCENE 2. Rome. Philario's House. The Triclinium ACT 2. SCENE 1. Britain. Room in the Palace. SCENE 2. Britain. Before the Palace. - Hawes Craven. SCENE 3. Britain. Imogen's Bedchamber. ACT 3. SCENE 1. Britain. Garden of Palace. - Hawes Craven. SCENE 2. Rome. Philario's House. The Atrium. SCENE 3. Britain. Room in the Palace. ACT 4. SCENE 1. Wales. Before the Cave of Belarious. - Hawes Craven. SCENE 2. Wales. Near Milford Haven.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 3. Britain. Cymbeline's Palace. SCENE 4. Wales. Before the Cave.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 5. Wales. Near the Cave.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 6. Wales. Before the Cave- Hawes Craven. ACT 5. SCENE 1. Britain. Near the Roman Camp.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 2. Britain. The Field of Battle.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 3. Britain. Another part of the Field.- Hawes Craven.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 4. Britain. Cymbeline's Tent.- Hawes Craven. PERIOD: FIRST CENTURY. --- MR. L. ALMA TADEMA, R.A., Has kindly acted as adviser in the production of the play. --- Programme of Music. OVERTURE, "Cymbeline" ENTR'ACTE, "Cymbeline," No.1, "Allegro Molto Agitato" ENTR'ACTE, "Cymbeline," No.2, "Andante, Molto Cantabile" ENTR'ACTE, "Cymbeline," No. 3, "Lento Maestoso" ENTR'ACTE, "Cymbeline," March, "Allegro Vivace" [all composed by] Albert Dietrich. --- Incidental Music Composed and Arranged by Mr. HAMILTON CLARKE. --- The Madrigal, "Hark! the Lark," in Act 3, composed by Mr. HAMILTON CLARKE, and sung by Messers. C.THOMPSON, A.SHERRARD, R.P.TABB, AND STANLEY SMITH.
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The Costumes, under the direction of Mr. CARL and Mrs. NETTLESHIP, executed by NATHAN & CO., Mrs. NETTLESHIP, and AUGUSTE ET CIE. --- Properties by Mr. ARNOTT. Machinist, Mr. FILLERY. Perruquier, Mr. FOX. --- Stage Manager - Mr. H. J. LOVEDAY. Musical Director - Mr MEREDITH BALL. Acting Manager - Mr. BRAM STOKER. --- No Fees of any kind are permitted, and the Management trust that in their endeavour to carry out this arrangement, they may rely on the co-operation of the Public, who are requested, should there be any cause of complaint, to refer at once to the Acting Manager. --- The Bill of the Play is in every part of the House supplied without charge. --- Opera Glasses can be had on Hire from the Cloak-room Attendants, One Shilling each. --- This Theatre is lighted by Electricity, supplied by The Electricity Supply Corporation, Limited. --- DOORS OPEN AT 7.30, PERFORMANCE COMMENCES 8. CARRIAGES AT 10.45. --- Box Office, under direction of Mr. JOSEPH HURST, open 10 to 5 and during the Performance. Private Boxes, £2 2s. to £4 4s.; Stalls, 10s 6d.; Dress Circle, 7s.; Upper Circle, 4s.; Amphitheatre, 2s.6d.; Pit, 2s. 6d.; Gallery, 1s. --- NO FEES OF ANY KIND. NOVELLO, LONDON.

2. Programme

Date 22 September 1896
Play(s) Cymbeline
Production Date(s) Tuesday 22 September 1896
Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 8pm
Producer Bram Stoker
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Scene Designer Hawes Craven, J. Harker
Costume Maker Nathan & Co., Mrs Nettleship, Auguste & Co.
Costume Designer Mr Carl, Mrs Nettleship
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D558 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes With hard cover, bound in silk grosgrain. First night performance. Advice on production from Mr L. Alma Tadema. Music composed by Hamilton Clarke. Edward Gordon Craig as Arviragus, Ellen Terry as Imogen and Henry Irving as Iachimo. Genevieve Ward; Norman Forbes.
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Cymbeline, 22 September 1896, Image 1 of 3

ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE. Sole Lessee and Manager: HENRY IRVING. CYMBELINE This Evening commences the Eighteenth Season of the present Management.
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Cymbeline, 22 September 1896, Image 2 of 3

TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 22, 1896 AT 8 O'CLOCK, FOR THE FIRST TIME UNDER THIS MANAGEMENT WILL BE PRESENTED Shakespeare's Comedy CYMBELINE. Britons. Cymbeline - King of Britain: Mr. MACKLIN. Cloten - Son to the Queen by a former husband: MR. NORMAN FORBES. Posthumus Leaonatus - A genleman, husband to Imogen: MR. FRANK COOPER. Belarius - Abanished lord, disguised under the name of Morgan: MR. FREDERIC ROBINSON. Supposed sons to Belarius Guiderious: MR. B.WEBSTER. Arviragus: MR. GORDON CRAIG. Pisanio- Servant to Posthumus: MR. TYARS. Cornelius - A physician: Mr. LACY Two British Captains: Mr. ARCHER, Mr. NEEDHAM. Two British Lords: Mr. CLARENCE HAGUE., Mr. BELMORE. Queen - Wife to Cymbeline: MISS GENEVIEVE WARD. Helen - Lady to Imogen: Mrs. TYARS. Imogen - Daughter to Cymbeline by a former Queen: Miss ELLEN TERRY Romans. Iacimo: HENRY IRVING Philario: Mr. FULLER MELLISH. Caius Lucius - Ageneral: Mr. H.COOPER CLIFFE. A Roman Caption: Mr. TABB. Lords, Ladies, a French Gentleman, a Dutch Gentleman, a Spanish Gentleman, Musicians, Officers, Captains, Soldiers, &c. SCENE:-Britain. Rome. Synopsis of Scenery. ACT 1. SCENE 1. Britain. Garden of Cymeline's Palace - Hawes Craven. SCENE 2. Rome. Philario's House. The Triclinium ACT 2. SCENE 1. Britain. Room in the Palace. SCENE 2. Britain. Before the Palace. - Hawes Craven. SCENE 3. Britain. Imogen's Bedchamber. ACT 3. SCENE 1. Britain. Garden of Palace. - Hawes Craven. SCENE 2. Rome. Philario's House. The Atrium. SCENE 3. Britain. Room in the Palace. ACT 4. SCENE 1. Wales. Before the Cave of Belarious. - Hawes Craven. SCENE 2. Wales. Near Milford Haven.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 3. Britain. Cymbeline's Palace. SCENE 4. Wales. Before the Cave.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 5. Wales. Near the Cave.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 6. Wales. Before the Cave- Hawes Craven. ACT 5. SCENE 1. Britain. Near the Roman Camp.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 2. Britain. The Field of Battle.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 3. Britain. Another part of the Field.- Hawes Craven.- Hawes Craven. SCENE 4. Britain. Cymbeline's Tent.- Hawes Craven. PERIOD: FIRST CENTURY. --- MR. L. ALMA TADEMA, R.A., Has kindly acted as adviser in the production of the play. --- Programme of Music. OVERTURE, "Cymbeline" ENTR'ACTE, "Cymbeline," No.1, "Allegro Molto Agitato" ENTR'ACTE, "Cymbeline," No.2, "Andante, Molto Cantabile" ENTR'ACTE, "Cymbeline," No. 3, "Lento Maestoso" ENTR'ACTE, "Cymbeline," March, "Allegro Vivace" [all composed by] Albert Dietrich. --- Incidental Music Composed and Arranged by Mr. HAMILTON CLARKE. --- The Madrigal, "Hark! the Lark," in Act 3, composed by Mr. HAMILTON CLARKE, and sung by Messers. C.THOMPSON, A.SHERRARD, R.P.TABB, AND STANLEY SMITH.
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The Costumes, under the direction of Mr. CARL and Mrs. NETTLESHIP, executed by NATHAN & CO., Mrs. NETTLESHIP, and AUGUSTE ET CIE. --- Properties by Mr. ARNOTT. Machinist, Mr. FILLERY. Perruquier, Mr. FOX. --- Stage Manager - Mr. H. J. LOVEDAY. Musical Director - Mr MEREDITH BALL. Acting Manager - Mr. BRAM STOKER. --- No Fees of any kind are permitted, and the Management trust that in their endeavour to carry out this arrangement, they may rely on the co-operation of the Public, who are requested, should there be any cause of complaint, to refer at once to the Acting Manager. --- The Bill of the Play is in every part of the House supplied without charge. --- Opera Glasses can be had on Hire from the Cloak-room Attendants, One Shilling each. --- This Theatre is lighted by Electricity, supplied by The Electricity Supply Corporation, Limited. --- DOORS OPEN AT 7.30, PERFORMANCE COMMENCES 8. CARRIAGES AT 10.45. --- Box Office, under direction of Mr. JOSEPH HURST, open 10 to 5 and during the Performance. Private Boxes, £2 2s. to £4 4s.; Stalls, 10s 6d.; Dress Circle, 7s.; Upper Circle, 4s.; Amphitheatre, 2s.6d.; Pit, 2s. 6d.; Gallery, 1s. --- NO FEES OF ANY KIND. NOVELLO, LONDON.

3. Programme

Date 22 September 1896
Play(s) Cymbeline
Production Date(s) Tuesday September 22 1896
Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 8pm
Producer [Henry Irving]
Stage Manager H. J. Loveday
Costume Maker Mrs Nettleship, Nathan & Co., Auguste et Cie
Costume Designer Mr Carl, Mrs Nettleship
Music Director Meredith Ball
Document ID ET-D179b Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes First night of 18th season. Henry Irving as Iachimo, Ellen Terry as Imogen and Edward Gordon Craig as Arviragus. Music composed by Hamilton Clarke; L. Alma Tadema advised on production.

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