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New Theatre Royal (Bristol, England)
[Playbill for performances by William Henry Pennington in Hamlet, Othello, and Macbeth, at the New Theatre Royal, Bristol, March 12-14, 1877].
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At head of title: New Theatre Royal, Bristol, Park Row, manager, James Henry Chute

The list of performances begins: Engagement for six nights only of Mr. W.H. Pennington (the popular actor), formerly of the 11th Prince Albert's Own Hussars ...
[Bristol, England] : Printed at the Bristol Mercury and Daily Post Offices, Broad Street, [1877]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] page) ; 76 x 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2016 5d
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, and Margaret Albert
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Cast list for Hamlet: Mr. W.H. Pennington (Hamlet); Mr. Arnold (Claudius); Mr. J.H. Slater (Ghost of Hamlet's father); Mr. Harcourt (Laertes); Mr. Edgar Smart (Rosencrantz); Mr. Smith (Guildenstern); Mr. Lancaster (Marcellus); Mr. Quick (Bernardo); Mr. Osgood (Horatio); Mr. Percy (Francisco); Mr. Brooke (priest); Mr. Julian Cross (Polonius); Mr. Russell Craufurd (First actor); Mr. Percy (Second actor); Messrs. Fosbrooke and Craufurd (Gravediggers); Miss R. Phillips (Osric); Miss Armytage (Actress); Mrs. Bickerstaff (Gertrude); Miss Fanny Pitt (Ophelia).
Cast list for Othello: Mr. W.H. Pennington (Othello); Mr. J.H. Slater (Iago); Mr. Harcourt (Cassio); Mr. Lancaster (Roderigo); Mr. Julian Cross (Brabantio); Mr. Arnold (Duke of Venice); Mr. Alfred Smart (Lodovico); Mr. Arnold (Montano); Mr. W. Quick (Lucca); Mr. Percy (Messenger); Mr. Charles (Marco); Mr. Osgood (Julio); Mr. Quick (Paulo); Mr. Jones (Giovanni); Mr. Smith (Leonardo); Mr. Osgood (Antonio); Mr. Russell Craufurd (Gratiano); Miss Fanny Pitt (Desdemona); Miss Louise Stanhope (Emilia).
Cast list for Macbeth: Mr. W.H. Pennington (Macbeth); Mr. J.H. Slater (Macduff); Mr. Harcourt (Banquo); Mr. R. Smith (Hecate); Mr. Lancaster and Miss Harwell (Malcolm, Donalbain); Mr. Arnold (King of Scotland); Mr. Arnold (Rosse); Mr. Alfred Smart (Lennox); Mr. Wilson (Angus); Mr. Charles (Caithness); Miss Edwards (Fleance); Mr. Osgood (Bleeding Sergeant); Mr. Travers (Siward); Mr. Percy (First Officer); Mr. Quick (Second Officer); Mr. Adams (Third Officer); Mr. Osgood (Seyton); Mr. Quick (First apparition); Miss Frayley (Second apparition); Miss R. Phillips (Third apparition); Mr. Craufurd (Physician); Messrs. Fosbrooke, Julian Cross, and Mrs. Bickerstaff (Three witches); Miss Fanny Pitt (Lady Macbeth); Miss Armytage (Gentlewoman attending on Lady Macbeth).
"On Monday March 19th, Mr. Charles Mathews."
With a list of seat prices at head.
With brief mention of performances of Katherine and Petruchio, Rob Roy Macgregor, The Charge of the light brigade, and King Richard III (Thursday-Saturday).
Includes a commendation by W.E. Gladstone of Pennington's performance in Hamlet, reprinted from the Liverpool Mercury of November 20, 1876.
Subject Terms:
Actors -- Great Britain.
Bristol Mercury and Daily Post Office -- Printer.
Chute, James Henry, -1878.
Craufurd, Russell.
Cross, Julian, 1851-
Fosbrooke, William, 1835-1898.
Harcourt, W. F.
Mathews, Charles, 1803-1878.
New Theatre Royal (Bristol, England)
Pantomime -- Great Britain.
Pennington, William Henry, 1933-1923.
Percy, Arthur (Actor)
Pitt, Fanny.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet -- Stage history.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth -- Stage history.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello -- Stage history.
Slater, J. H. (Actor)
Smart, Alfred (Actor)
Smart, Edgar (Actor)
Stanhope, Louise.
Theater -- Great Britain.
Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898.
Collection of Margaret and Neale Albert (Yale Center for British Art)

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