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19 June 1917

The Merchant of Venice

Location Chiswick Empire, 414 Chiswick High Road, London, UK
Plays performed The Merchant of Venice


Date 19 June 1917
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice
Production Date(s) Tuesday June 19th 1917
Venue Chiswick Empire
Time of performance 2.30pm
Director Bertram Isles David Cowis
Orchestra Ladies Symphony Orchestra; Empire Ladies Orchestra
Conductor Victor Willis
Document ID ET-D511 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Madame Clara Butt's Charity Matinee, in the presence of Queen Alexandra. Ellen Terry as Portia with Matheson Lang as Shylock; Edith Craig as Nerissa; Marion Terry.

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Edith Craig directed the first modern production in 1925 of John Webster's The White Devil (1612).

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