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27 February 1899

The Merchant of Venice

Location Crystal Palace Theatre, Sydenham, London, UK
Plays performed The Merchant of Venice

Programme

Date 27 February 1899
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice
Production Date(s) Monday February 27th 1899
Venue Crystal Palace Theatre
Time of performance 8pm
Producer W. H. Griffiths
Stage Manager H. G[sic] Loveday [H. J. Loveday]
Scene Designer Hawes Craven, W. Telbin, W. Hann, Pritchard Barrett
Costume Designer M. Ducet, M. Cornu, L. & H. Nathan, Auguste & Co.
Music Director Phil Davis
Document ID ET-D214 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Day of exhibitions, music and plays (Palace open 10am-10pm). Ellen Terry as Portia, Edith Craig as Jessica and Frank Cooper as Shylock.

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