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The stage medley

“Satire on the popularity of the Beggar’s Opera in the form of a medley print.” Title: The stage medley [graphic] : representing the polite tast [sic] of the Town & the matchless merits of Poet G- Polly Peachum and Captn. Macheath....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 May 2019

A Theatre without Actors

[This text has been accepted for publication and will appear in a revised form in Theatre Survey 59.2 (May 2018) (published by Cambridge University Press); copyright (c) 2018, American Society for Theatre Research.]   “But everyone...
From: dispositio on 12 Feb 2018

Theaters of the American Revolution: Northern, Middle, Southern, Western, Naval

Book review: Theaters of the American Revolution: Northern, Middle, Southern, Western, Naval by James Kirby Martin, Mark Edward Lender, Edward G. Lengel, Charles Neimeyer, Jim... The post Theaters of the American Revolution: Northern, Middle, Southern,...

At the Theatre Royal in Covent-Garden

This playbill records a performance at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden of The constant couple by George Farquhar (1676-1707) on 22 May 1755 in which Margaret Woffington (1720?-1760) played the leading part of Sir Harry Wildair – one of the roles...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 29 Sep 2016

By permission of the Right Worshipful the Mayor

A playbill printed on silk Title: By permission of the Right Worshipful the Mayor. Mrs. Pinchott’s third appearance, of the Theatres Royal Covent Garden and Drury-Lane. Finch returns his most hearty and sincere thanks to the public at large,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 13 May 2016

Miss Scott Evans, who was so flatteringly received in Aurelia…

Title: Miss Scott Evans, who was so flatteringly received in Aurelia, begs leave respectfully to inform her friends and the public, that her benefit, at the New Royal Circus … is fixed for Saturday, the 3rd of October, 1801 … when the new...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Dec 2014

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, rent charge …

A letterpress indenture printed on vellum with blanks for names, dates, and signatures. Author: Theatre Royal (Drury Lane, London, England) Title: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, rent charge of two shillings and sixpence for every night of performance...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 9 May 2013

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