1910 - 1919Other Shakespeare performances
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|
|Time of performance||2.30pm|
|Director||Bertram Isles David Cowis|
|Orchestra||Ladies Symphony Orchestra; Empire Ladies Orchestra|
|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).