The Merchant of Venice (etc.), 20-25 March 1899, Image 3 of 5
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Crown Theatre, Ltd. Managing Director Mr. Isaac Cohen. Monday, March 20th 1899, and every evening at 7-45. Miss Ellen Terry, Mr. Frank Cooper and members of the Lyceum Theatre Company. Monday and Saturday, March 20th and 25th. Shakespeare Play. The Merchant of Venice. Shylock – Mr. Frank Copper, Bassanio – Mr. H. Cooper-Cliffe, Duke of Venice – Mr R. P. Tabb, Antonio – Mr William Mollison, Prince of Morocco – Mr. F. Daviss, Salaino – Mr. S. Lacy, Salarino, Mr. C. Elgar, Gratiano – Mr. Chas. Vane, Lorenzo, Mr. E. Blind, Tubal – Mr Lionel Belmore, Launcelot Gobbo – Mr Fuller Mellish, old Gobbo – Mr. T. Reynolds, Gaoler – Mr. W. Graham, Leonardo – Mr. H. Cook, Balthazar – Mr. W. Marion, Nerissa – Miss Maud Milton, Jessica – Miss Edith Craig, Portia – Miss Ellen Terry. Scenery by Hawes Craven and Telfin. Tuesday and Friday, March 21st and 24th, Madame Sans-Gene. A comedy in a prologue and three Acts by Victorien Sardou and Emilie Moreau, adapted by J. Comyns Carr. Napoleon – Mr. Fuller Mellish, Lefebvre – Mr. Frank Cooper – Fouche – Mr. W.M. Mollison, Conte de Niepperg – Mr. H. Cooper-Cliffe, Savary – Mr. R. P. Tabb, Despreaux – Mr. Chas Vane, Saint Marsan – Mr. E. Blind, Roustan – Mr. F. Daviss, Jasmin – Mr. S. Lacy, Leroy – Mr. T. Reynolds, Canonville – Mr. W. Clements, De-Brigode – Mr. Lionel Belmore, Caroline – Miss Ray Rockman, Elisa – Miss Edith Craig, Madame de Rovigo – Miss E. Davis, La Ronssotte – Miss G. Crichton, Julie – Miss M. Holland, Toinon – Miss E. Vining, Madame de Bulow – Miss Ada Mellon, Madame de Talhouet - Miss Munden, Madame de Canisy – Miss Kean, Madame de Brignolles – Miss Christian, Madame d' Aldobrandini – Miss Haines, A Neighbour – Miss Young, Lady in Waiting – Miss Dayne, Vabontrain – Mr. B. Bouchurch, Jolieoear – Mr. C. James, Rissout – Mr W. Marion, Vinaigro – Mr F. Haynes, Jardin – Mr. F. Meade, De Mortemart – Mr. W. Jones, Duroe – Mr. C. Leslie, Junot – Mr. W. Childs, De Lauriston – Mr. H. Cook, Constant – Mr. C. Elgar, Arnault – Mr. W. Graham, Raynouard – Mr. S. Tibbitts, Fontanes – Mr. F. Mackay, Catherine (Madam Sans-Gene) – Miss Ellen Terry. Ladies of the Court, Officers of the Emperor's Household, Washerwoman, Citizens, Guards &c. Scenery by Hawes Craven and Telfin.
Wednesday, March 22nd, Shakespeare's Play Othello. Othello – Mr. Frank Cooper, Iago – Mr. W.M. Mollison, Brabantio – Mr H. Cooper-Cliffe, Cassio – Mr. Charles Vane, Roderigo – Mr. Fuller Mellish, Montano – Mr. Lionel Belmore, Duke of Venice – Mr. S. Lacy, Gratiano – Mr R. P. Tabb, Messenger – Mr. F. Daviss, First Senator – Mr. E. Blind, Second Senator – Mr. C. Elgar, Emilia – Miss Maud Milton, Desdemona – Miss Ellen Terry. Sailors, Messengers, Herald Officers and Attendants, scenery by Hawes Craven and Telfin.
Thursday, March 23rd Olivia. A play in four Acts, by W. G. Wills, founded on an Episode in "The Vicar of Wakefield". Dr Primorse – Mr. W.M. Mollison, Moses – Mr. T. Reynolds, Squire Thornhill – Mr. Frank Cooper, Mr. Burchall – Mr. Fuller Mellish, Leigh – Mr. F. Daviss, Farmer Flanborough – Mr. R. P. Tabb, Polly Flanborough – Miss M. Holland, Phoebe – Miss Ada Mellon, Gipsy Woman – Miss Ray Rockman, Mrs Primrose – Miss Maud Milton, Dick and Bill – Miss Beatrice Terry and Miss Queenie Tarvin, Sophia – Miss Edith Craig, Olivia – Miss Ellen Terry. Villagers, Musicians, Parish Church, School master, Boys and Girls [?] Period 1750. Scenery by Hawes Craven and Telfin. Stage manager for Miss Ellen Terry – Mr. H.J. Loveday, Business manager for Miss Ellen Terry – Mr. W. H. Griffiths. Monday, March 27th, for one week (Good Friday excepted). First time of a new drama never before acted. The First Violin. Mr E, H. Vanderfelt and Company. Musical Director – Mr. Orlando Powell, Stage Manager – Mr. Charles Baldwin. Officers uniforms by Morris Angel & Sons, 117 Shaftesbury Avenue, W.C. Waitresses costumes by H. Holdson, Rye Lane. Pages' suits by Donald Fraser & Co, Rye Lane, (For the Crown Theatre).
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