[Theatre Royal Playbill]

Description:

One-page announcement of plays to be performed January 25, 1798 at the Drury Lane Theatre, London.

The first advertisement reads: "Never Acted. Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane. This present Thursday January 25, 1798, Their Majesties Servants will perform a New Comedy in Five acts called Knave or Not" (followed by a list of actors), "To which will be added (8th time) a new Grand Dramatick Romance called Blue-Beard; Or, Female Curiosity! The Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, and Decorations, entirely new." (followed by a list of additional actors, composers, and other contributors).

A note at the bottom of the page says, "From the most unbounded and universal approbation, with which the new Dramatick Romance of Blue-Beard; Or, Female Curiosity! is receiv-ed, the fame will be repeated every evening till further notice.
Ladies and Gentlemen who have been disappointed of Places for the New Drama of The Castle-Spectre, are respectfully informed, that the same will be repeated for the 23rd. time on Monday next."

Creator(s): Drury Lane Theatre.
Location(s): England - Greater London Metropolitan Area - London
Creation Date: 1798  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
General Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 170
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Charles Lowndes
Publisher Info: C. Lowndes, printer to the theatre
Place of Publication: London, England
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1798
Coverage:
Place
England - Greater London Metropolitan Area - London
Date
January 25, 1798
Description:

One-page announcement of plays to be performed January 25, 1798 at the Drury Lane Theatre, London.

The first advertisement reads: "Never Acted. Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane. This present Thursday January 25, 1798, Their Majesties Servants will perform a New Comedy in Five acts called Knave or Not" (followed by a list of actors), "To which will be added (8th time) a new Grand Dramatick Romance called Blue-Beard; Or, Female Curiosity! The Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, and Decorations, entirely new." (followed by a list of additional actors, composers, and other contributors).

A note at the bottom of the page says, "From the most unbounded and universal approbation, with which the new Dramatick Romance of Blue-Beard; Or, Female Curiosity! is receiv-ed, the fame will be repeated every evening till further notice.
Ladies and Gentlemen who have been disappointed of Places for the New Drama of The Castle-Spectre, are respectfully informed, that the same will be repeated for the 23rd. time on Monday next."

Physical Description:

1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 31 x 20 cm.

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Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
General Collection
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 61296560 |
  • CALL-NO: Playbills 18th Century England Drury Lane Theatre 1798-01-25
  • UNTCAT: b2835627 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc29464
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image