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    • Playbill for "The Sad Shepherd", 1898

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Elizabethan Stage Society; Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637; Dowden, Edward, 1843-1913; Dolmetsch, Arnold, 1858-1940
    • Playbill for Jonson's pastoral play, "The Sad shepherd," a tale of Robin Hood. The playbill contains a brief synopsis of the play, the names of the actors and characters, as well as a section written by Dowden.
    • 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.
    • Twelfth Night program, 1897 February

    • Elizabethan Stage Society; Poel, William, 1852-1934; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night; Theater programs; Middle Temple (London, England)
    • Theatre program of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," directed by William Poel and performed in the Middle Temple hall, where Twelfth Night was first performed in 1601. It contains the names of the cast, information about the play's costumes...
    • Playbill for "The Merchant of Venice", 1898

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Elizabethan Stage Society; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice; Dolmetsch, Arnold, 1858-1940
    • Playbill for Shakespeare's play, "The merchant of Venice," being performed at St. George's Hall, London. The playbill contains the names of the actors and characters, two reviews, as well as part of a paper on the play's dramatic treatment on...
    • Playbill for "The Coxcomb", 1898

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Beaumont, Francis, 1584-1616. Plays; Fletcher, John, 1579-1625; Elizabethan Stage Society
    • Playbill for Beaumont and Fletcher's comedy, "The Coxcomb." The playbill includes the names of the actors as well as some information about aspects of the performance such as the authorship, the revival, the music, and the costumes.
    • Fraticide Punished playbill, 1924 August

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Playbills; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet; Elizabethan Stage Society
    • Playbill for Fratricide Punished or Hamlet Prince of Denmark, directed by William Poel and performed in August 1924 with Esme Percy as Hamlet. Fratricide Punished is explained as a Continental version of Hamlet contemporary to Shakespeare's tragedy...
    • Charles Kean letter

    • Embossing (Printing); Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616....
    • Kean writes to an unknown recipient to plan the dates for his performances at the letter recipient's theatre. Kean lists family members and two actors who will be in attendance. He ends with a list of suggested plays to be performed which include...
    • J. P. Kemble letter to Woodfall

    • Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823; Woodfall, William, 1746-1803; Colman, George, 1762-1836; Performances; Letters
    • J. P. Kemble writes Woodfall about the disapproving behavior of George Colman, the Younger, at Kemble's farce production. Kemble recounts his own favors to Colman and Colman's father, and his disappointment at Colman's unnecessary actions. The...
    • 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...
    • Playbill for "The Duchess of Malfi," 1892

    • Poel, William, 1852-1934; Independent Theatre Society; Grein, J. T. (James Thomas), 1862-1935; New Shakspere Society (Great Britain); Webster, John, 1580?-1625? Duchess of Malfi
    • Playbill for Webster's tragedy "The Duchess of Malfi," directed by Grein and re-arranged for the modern stage by Poel. The playbill lists the acts, the actors, the various people working behind the scenes, and also includes a small description of...
    • Charles Kean letter to Col. D'Aguilar, 1838 January 27

    • Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; D'Aguilar, G. C. (George Charles), Sir, 1784-1855; Performances; Hamlet (Legendary character); Drury Lane Theatre; Queens; Dramatic criticism; Letters; Embossing (Printing); Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Postmarks
    • Charles Kean writes Col. D'Aguilar describing the success of "Hamlet" and plans for "Richard III." The letter is torn and contains notations by a second hand. Page 4 is a self-cover with a partial seal and postmarks. The letter contains an...

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