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Creator:
New Theatre Royal (Bristol, England)
Title(s):

[Playbill for performances by Ellen Wallis, Edward Compton, and Ethel Hope in Macbeth, Much ado about nothing, Romeo and Juliet, School for scandal, and As you like it, at the New Theatre Royal, Bristol, May 6-13, 1878].

Additional Title(s):

At head of title: New Theatre Royal, Bristol, No. 2, Park Row, Bristol, James Henry Chute, manager

The list of performances begins: Last six nights of the engagement of the celebrated tragedienne Miss Wallis (from the Theatre Royal Drury Lane), accompanied by Mr. Edward Compton and Miss Ethel Hope.

Published/Created:
[Bristol, England] : Printed at the Bristol Mercury and Daily Post Office, Broad Street, [1878]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 75 x 26 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2016 4a
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, and Margaret Albert
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2016 4b
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, and Margaret Albert
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2016 5h
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, and Margaret Albert
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cast list for Macbeth: Mr. Edward Compton (Macbeth); Mr. Brandon Ellis (Macduff); Mr. R. Smith (Hecate); Mr. W.F. Harcourt (Malcolm); Miss Harwell (Donalbain); Mr. Norman (Banquo); Mr. Arnold (Duncan); Miss Baker (Fleance); Miss Wallis (Lady Macbeth).
Cast list for Much ado about nothing: Mr. Edward Compton (Benedick); Mr. D. Campbell (Don Pedro); Mr. Brandon Ellis (Leonato); Mr. Baily (Don John); Mr. W.F. Harcourt (Claudio); Mr. W. Quick (Balthazar); Mr. Osgood (Borachio); Mr. Draycott (Conrad); Mr. Fosbrooke (Dogberry); Mr. Percy (Verges); Mr. Norman (a priest); Mr. Smith (Sexon); Mr. Quick (Seacoal); Miss Wallis (Beatrice); Miss Ethel Hope (Hero); Miss Frayley (Margaret); Miss Eva Ross-Church (Ursula).
Cast list for Romeo & Juliet: Mr. Russell (Escalus); Mr. Duncan Campbell (Capulet); Mr. Burton (Montague); Mr. Edward Compton (Romeo); Mr. W.F. Harcourt (Mercutio); Mr. H. Baily (Benvolio); Mr. Arnold (Tybalt); Mr. F. Norman (Friar Lawrence); Mr. Smith (Friar John); Mr. Osgood (Balthazar); Mr. Fosbrooke (Peter); Mr. Draycott (Paris); Mr. Morton (Gregory); Mr. Quick (Abram); Mr. Percy (an apothecary); Miss Eva Ross-Church (Lady Capulet); Miss Wallis (Juliet); Miss Ethel Hope (nurse to Juliet).
Also announces a concluding "extravaganza of The rendezvous." Partial cast list: Mr. W.F. Harcourt (Bolding); Mr. Draycott (Charles); Mr. Percy (Smart); Mr. Fosbrooke (Simon); Mr. Arnold (Quake); Miss Eva Ross-Church (Sophia); Miss Griffiths (Lucretia); Miss C. Elton (Rose).
"On Monday, May 13th, 1878, engagement for six nights only, of the celebrated Vokes family, from the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London."
With a list of seat prices at head.
BAC: British Art Center has 3 copies. The Folio C 2016 4a and 4b copies are housed together. The Folio C 2016 5h copy is matted.
Subject Terms:
Actors -- Great Britain.
Ayton, Richard, 1786-1823. Rendezvous -- Stage history.
Bristol Mercury and Daily Post Office -- Printer.
Chute, James Henry, -1878.
Compton, Edward, 1854-1918.
Draycott, Wilfred, 1848-
Fosbrooke, William, 1835-1898.
Harcourt, W. F.
Hope, Ethel (Actor)
Lancaster-Wallis, Ellen, 1856-1940.
New Theatre Royal (Bristol, England)
Pantomime -- Great Britain.
Ross-Church, Eva.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth -- Stage history.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing -- Stage history.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet -- Stage history.
Theater -- Great Britain.
Vokes (Family :, 1866-1880 :, London, England)
Form/Genre:
Playbills.
Broadsides.
Contributors:
Collection of Margaret and Neale Albert (Yale Center for British Art)
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