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

[Playbill for performances by Ellen Wallis, Edward Compton, and Ethel Hope in As you like it, Romeo and Juliet, and The love chase, at the New Theatre Royal, Bristol, April 29-May 1, 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: Engagement for twelve nights only 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 5e
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, and Margaret Albert
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Books
Notes:
Cast list for As you like it: Mr. Norman (the Duke); Mr. Baily (Frederick); Mr. Brandon Ellis (Jaques); Mr. Quick (Charles); Mr. Draycott (Le Beau); Mr. W.F. Harcourt (Oliver); Mr. Osgood (Jacques de Bois); Mr. Edward Compton (Orlando); Mr. Campbell (Adam); Mr. Fosbrooke (Touchstone); Mr. Arnold (Corin); Mr. Smith (Sylvius); Mr. Percy (William); Mr. Osgood (Amiens); Miss Wallis (Rosalind); Miss Ethel Hope (Celia); Miss Griffiths (Phoebe); Miss C. Elton (Audrey).
Cast list for Romeo & Juliet: Mr. Crauford (Escalus); Mr. 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).
Cast list for The love chase: Mr. Arnold (Sir William Fondlove); Mr. W.F. Harcourt (Master Waller); Mr. Edward Compton (Master Wildrake); Mr. Norman (Master Trueworth); Mr. Morton (George); Mr. Quick (Lawyer); Miss Ethel Hope (Widow Green); Miss Wallis (Constance); Miss Mary Griffiths (Constance); Miss Frayley (Amelia).
"To conclude each evening with the extravaganza of The rendezvous." 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).
"Incidental to the play [As you like it], the following glees and part songs will be introduced: 'What shall he have who killed the deer'; 'Under the Greenwood tree'; 'Blow, blow, thou winter wind'; 'Foresters sound the cheerful horn'."
With a list of seat prices at head.
With brief mention of performances of Romeo and Juliet, A mutual separation, Much ado about nothing, and Lady of Lyons.
Subject Terms:
Actors -- Great Britain.
Ayton, Richard, 1786-1823. Rendezvous -- Stage history.
Bristol Mercury and Daily Post Office -- Printer.
Campbell, Duncan (Actor)
Chute, James Henry, -1878.
Compton, Edward, 1854-1918.
Draycott, Wilfred, 1848-
Ellis, Brandon (Actor)
Elton, Caroline (Actor)
Fosbrooke, William, 1835-1898.
Harcourt, W. F.
Hope, Ethel (Actor)
Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862. Love-chase -- Stage history.
Lancaster-Wallis, Ellen, 1856-1940.
New Theatre Royal (Bristol, England)
Pantomime -- Great Britain.
Percy, Arthur (Arthur)
Ross-Church, Eva.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it -- Stage history.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing -- Stage history.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet -- Stage history.
Theater -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Playbills.
Broadsides.
Contributors:
Collection of Margaret and Neale Albert (Yale Center for British Art)
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