The Merry Wives of Windsor, 30 May 1908, Image 3 of 5
Saturday evening, May 30th to Saturday Matinee, June 13th. Shakespeare's Comedy "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Sir John Falstaff – Mr Tree, Master Fenton – Mr. Basil Gill, Justice Shallow – Mr. J. Fisher White, Master Slender (Cousin to Shallow) – Mr. Charles Quartermaine, (Gentlemen dwelling at Windsor) Master Ford – Mr. Alfred Brydone, Master Page – Mr. Robert Atkins, Sir High Evans (a Welsh Parons) – Mr. Norman Page, Dr. Caius (a French Physician) – Mr. William Haviland, Host of the "Garter Inn" – Mr. Lionel Brough, (Followes of Falstaff) Bardolph – Mr. G. W. Anson, Nym – Mr. Basil H. Radford, Pistol – Mr. Basil H. Radford, Robin (Page to Falstaff) – Miss Effie Byrne, Simple (Servant to Dr. Cains) – Mr. Henry Morrell, Mistess Ford – Miss Cicely Richards, Mistess Anne Page (Daughter to Mrs. Page) – Miss Viola Tree, Mistess Quickly (Servant to Dr Cains) – Miss Kate Phillips, Mistress Page – Miss Ellen Terry (Her only London appearance this Season). Synopsis of Scenery. Act 1. Scene 1. A Street in Windsor. (W. Telbin). Scene 2. A Room in Dr. Caius' House. (W. Johnstone). Scene 3. A Street in Windsor. (W. Telbin). Scene 4. A Room in the "Garter Inn." (W. Johnstone). Act II, Scene 1. Near Windsor (Hawes Craven). Scene 2 – A Street in Windsor (W. Telbin). Scene 3. A Room in Ford's House. (Stanley Bell) Act III. Scene 1. A room in the "Garter Inn" (W. Johnstone). Scene 2. A Room in Ford's House. (Stanley Bell). Scene 3. A Street in Windsor. (W. Johnstone). Scene 4. Windsor Forest (Hawes Craven). Programme of Music. Overture "The Merry Wives of Windsor" – O'Nicolai, Old English Dances After Act 1, Old English Dances After Act II – Sir Frederick Cowen, Graceful Dance and March Flow from "Henry VII" – Sir Arthur Sullivan. Incidental Music composed by Sir Arthur Sullivan. Last Matinee – Saturday, June 13th, at 2.30. No Evening Performance will be given on Saturdays, June 6th and 13th. Stage Manager – Mr. Cecil King, Musical Director – Mr. Adolf Schmid, General Manager – Mr. Henry Dana.
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