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    • David Garrick - a commemoration

    • Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Biography; Boyce, William, 1711-1779; Coulson, Richard, 1948-; Covent Garden Theatre; Donne, John, 1572-1631; Eddison, Robert, 1908-1991; Funeral orations; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822;...
    • Pamphlet contains the program for the David Garrick commemoration at Westminster Abbey given on February 2, 1979. Event is put together by the Society of Theatre Research and contains prayers, verses, and music performed. Pamphlet also contains a...
    • David Garrick scrapbook pages 041 - 059

    • Armin, Robert, fl. 1610; Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Auctions; Bear Garden (London, England); Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689. Oroonoko; Biography; British Museum; Burbage, Richard, 1567?-1619; Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757; Cibber, Susannah Maria Arne,...
    • Scrapbook section contains pages from an article which describes "the cassolette made from the wood of Shakespeare's Mulberry tree." Article describes the container and includes images of the box's decorative detail. Article also contains a...
    • Dion Boucicault letter, 1889 November 14

    • Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Adelphi Theatre (London, England); Haymarket Theatre (London, England); Signatures (Writing); Letters; Plays; Theaters; Theater rehearsals; Theater; Webster, Benjamin, 1797-1882; Princess's Theatre (London, England);...
    • Dion Boucicault writes to an 'S. Myher'(?) to inform him of several works he has in rehearsal or preparation: "The Willow Copse" at the Adelphi; "The Regent Orleans" at the Haymarket; "The Sentinel" at the Princess's Theatre; and "A Village Tale"...
    • Elizabethan Stage Circle invitation to R.N. Armitage, 1929 July

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Elizabethan Stage Society; Green-Armytage, R. N. (Robert N.), d. 1966; Invitation; Chapman, George, 1559?-1634. Conspiracie and tragedy of Charles, Duke of Byron, Marshall of France; Royalty Theatre (1840-1938)
    • Invitation for Green-Armytage to attend the dress rehearsal of the revival of George Chapman's "The Conspiracy & Tragedy of Lord Charles, Duke of Byron," at the Royalty Theatre in London on July 14, 1929.
    • Arena Stage 30 - Kean -

    • Actors; Advertising; Arena Stage Associates; Arena Stage (Organization : Washington, D.C.); Contributions, Charitable; Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Lemaître, Frédérick, 1800-1876; Living Stage Theatre Company; Mercedes...
    • Theatre program for Arena Stage's production of "Kean:" a play written by Jean-Paul Sartre based on the original by Alexandre Dumas. The play has been translated into English by Frank Hauser and is directed by Martin Fried. Program includes...
    • David Garrick - a bicentenary exhibition

    • Adam, James, d. 1794; Adam, Robert, 1728-1792; Biography; British Library; British Museum; Brown, Lancelot, 1716-1783; Capell, Edward, 1713-1781; Covent Garden Theatre; Drury Lane Theatrical Fund; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria,...
    • Publication of the British Library contains a biography of David Garrick, actor and theatre manager. Biography also tells of Garrick's contribution to theatre and donation of valuable materials to the British Museum. Pamphlet is for an exhibit open...
    • David Garrick scrapbook pages 001 - 010

    • Actors; Auctions; Barthélemon, F.-H. (François-Hippolyte), 1741-1808; Barthelemon, Mary, 1749-1799; Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Colman, George, 1732-1794; Colman, George, 1732-1794. Clandestine marriage;...
    • Pages from scrapbook contain newspaper articles and a colored image of the Shakespeare Jubilee at Stratford-Upon-Avon. Pages also contain other articles related to various theatre performances and mentions names of actor and actresses. Some...
    • William Poel letter

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Letters
    • Poel writes in response to his correspondent's last letter and asks him not to use his name, Poel, on the professional stage as it can be of little use to him. He requests that the correspondent discuss any plans for opening a school in America...
    • David Garrick scrapbook pages 060 - 063

    • Actresses; Augustus Frederick, Prince, Duke of Sussex, 1773-1843; Ballads; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Clubs; Covent Garden Theatre; Dinners and dining; Drinking of alcoholic beverages; Drinking songs; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Glover,...
    • Scrapbook pages contain the newspaper account of a dinner given at the Garrick Club. The account tells of the festivities and prints songs sang in remembrance of Garrick and other notable theatre performers. Pages were assembled by William Upcott....
    • James Baldwin Buckstone letter, December 1

    • Buckstone, John Baldwin, 1802-1879; Signatures (Writing); Lyceum Theatre (London, England); Paddington (London, England)
    • Buckstone writes to Richard Bolton Barton on December 1, year unknown, from Brompton Square to talk about an "order system" that has not yet been adopted by the Lyceum Theatre. He discusses what appears to be a mutual acquaintance, "Jack," and how...
    • John Baldwin Buckstone letter, 1871 January 10

    • Buckstone, John Baldwin, 1802-1879; Embossing (Printing); Signatures (Writing); Genest, John, 1764-1839; Bath (England); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851; Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England); Kent (England); Bell, W. L....
    • Buckstone writes to W.L. Bell, Esq. from Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, concerning "Some account of the English stage" and some information that book provided about the actor Edmund Kean's first appearance in "Revenge," a play by Joanna Baillie....
    • Edmund Kean letter to Charles Matthews

    • Covent Garden Theatre; Drury Lane Theatre; Embossing (Printing); Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Letters; Monuments; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Signatures (Writing)
    • Kean tells Mathews in a letter that on the subject of a proposed Shakespeare monument, the Drury Lane Theatre should be included. Kean emphasizes that the rival Covent Garden Company's sole inclusion in the project remains unfair. Letter is dated...
    • Edmund Kean memorial service program, 1983 May 15

    • Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750; Blake, William, 1757-1827; Choirs (Music); Church buildings; Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834; Death; Donne, John, 1572-1631; Gascoigne, Bamber; Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830; Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859; Hymns;...
    • Program contains details of a memorial service for the hundred year anniversary of Edmund Kean's death. The Society for Theatre Research presents the memorial service at the Richmond Parish Church and includes hymns, readings by Ben Kingsley, and...
    • Dion Boucicault letter, 1872 July 16

    • Theater; Theaters; Letters; Wages; Actresses; Contracts; Covent Garden Theatre; Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890
    • Dion Boucicault sends an actress (Ms. Cintratto?) a letter of agreement offering an engagement at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden for the 1872-73 season. The salary is fifteen pounds per week, and the line of business lists "Leading Comedy...

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