[Playbill of Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, May 7, 1818, announcing Douglas, Amoroso, king of Little Britain and The sleeping draught etc.]

Author
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[London] : Rodwell, printer, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, [1818]
Description
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 31 x 19 cm

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Library of Congress genre(s)
Drama [Browse]
Rare books genre
Notes
  • "Amoroso, king of Little Britain" was composed by Thomas Cooke; the libretto is by J.R. Planché.
  • Partial cast list for Douglas: Mr. Holland (Lord Randolph); Mr. Kean (Young Norval, (his 2d appearance in that character)); Mr. Pope (Old Norval); Miss Macauley (Lady Randolph)
  • Partial cast list for Amoroso, king of Little Britain: Mr. Harley (Amoroso, (King of Little Britain); Mr. Knight (Roastando, (his Cook)); Mrs. Bland (Coquetinda, (Queen of Little Britain); Mrs. Orger (Mollidusia, (Maid of the Bedchamber))
  • Includes announcements of Drury Lane performances through the following Tuesday--including appearances by E. Kean, R.W. Elliston, E.W. Macauley as well as Marlowe's "The Jew of Malta"--together with the names of some cast members scheduled to appear.
Other title(s)
  • Douglas.
  • Amoroso, king of Little Britain.
  • Sleeping draught.
Text begins
  • Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane. This evening, Thursday May 7, 1818, Their Majesties' servants will perform Home's tragedy of Douglas
OCLC
880379614
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