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THIS EVENING, TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 1892,
AT A QUARTER TO EIGHT O'CLOCK,
WILL BE PRESENTED FOR THE FIRST TIME UNDER MR. IRVING'S MANAGEMENT
THE FAMOUS HISTORY OF THE LIFE OF
KING HENRY THE EIGHTH.
OVERTURE AT A QUARTER TO EIGHT.
King Henry VIII. ... Mr. WILLIAM TERRISS.
Cardinal Wolsey ... Mr. IRVING.
Cardinal Campeius ... Mr. BEAUMONT
Capucius (Ambassador from Charles V.) ... Mr. TABB.
Cranmer (Archbishop of Canterbury) ... Mr. ARTHUR STIRLING
Duke of Norfolk ... Mr. WENMAN.
Duke of Buckingham ... MR. FORBES ROBERTSON.
Duke of Suffolk ... Mr. TYARS
Earl of Surrey ... Mr. CLARENCE HAGUE.
Lord Chamberlain ... Mr. ALFRED BISHOP.
Gardiner (afterwards Bishop of Winchester) ... Mr. LACY
Lord Sands ... Mr GILBERT FARQUHAR.
Sir Henry Guildford ... Mr. HARVEY
Sir Thomas Lovell ... Mr. STEWART
Sir Anthony Denny ... Mr. DAVIS
Sir Nicholas Vaux ... Mr. BELMORE.
Cromwell (Servant to Wolsey) ... Mr. GORDON CRAIG.
Griffith (Gentleman-Usher to Queen Katherine) ... Mr. HOWE.
Gentlemen ... Mr. JOHNSON, Mr. ARCHER
Garter, King-at-Arms ... Mr. BELFORD
Surveyor to Duke of Buckingham ... Mr. HAVILAND
Brandon ... Mr. SELDON
Sergeant-at-Arms ... Mr. POWELL
A Messenger ... Mr. LORRISS.
A Scribe ... Mr. REYNOLDS
A Secretary ... Mr. CUSHING.
Queen Katherine ... Miss ELLEN TERRY
Anne Bullen ...Miss VIOLET VANBRUGH.
An Old Lady ... Miss LE THIERE.
Patience ... MRS. PAUNCEFORT.
Lords, Ladies, Archbishops, Bishops, Judges, Lord Mayor and Aldermen, Barons of the Cinque
Ports, Doctors of Divinity, Doctors of Law, Chaplains, Priests, Monks, Secetaries,
Gentlemen, Choristers, Pursuivants, Vergers, Rowers, Tipstaves, Guards, Trumpeters,
Henchmen, Torchbearers, Drummers, Fifers Macebearers, Gentlemen Ushers, Pillar-bearers, Cross-bearers, Footmen, Citizens, Soldiers, Executioner, &c., &c.
Synopsis of Scenery.
SCENE 1 .-London-The Palace at Bridewell - J. Harker.
SCENE 2.-Outside the Palace - Hawes Craven
SCENE 3.-The Council Chamber in the Palace - Hawes Craven
SCENE 4.-A Courtyard - Hawes Craven
SCENE 5.-A Hall in York Place - Hawes Craven
SCENE 1.-The King's Stairs, Westminster - Hawes Craven
SCENE 2.-An Antechamber in the Palace - Hawes Craven
SCENE 3.-A Garden in the Palace - Hawes Craven
SCENE 4.-A Hall in Blackfriars - Hawes Craven
SCENE 1.-The Queen's Apartment - J. Harker.
SCENE 2.-The Palace at Bridewell - J. Harker.
SCENE 1.-A Street in Westminster - W.Telbin.
SCENE 2.-Kimbolton - W.Telbin.
Greenwich-Church of the Grey Friars - Hawes Craven
The Overture, Entr'actes, and Incidental Music have been composed expressly for the Play by MR. EDWARD GERMAN.
Musical Director-Mr. MEREDITH BALL. Chorus-Master-:Mr. TABB.
The Trio, "Orpheus with his Lute," sung by Misses KATE LEWIS, LANCASTER, & MINNIE ROBERTSON.
The Costumes, &c., from Designs by Mr. SEYMOUR LUCAS, A.R.A., and also by Mrs. COMYNS CARR,
executed by Messrs. AUGUSTE ET CIE., Mrs. NETTLESHIP, Messrs. MAY & Co., T. PRATT & SONs,
HENRY HEATH, G. POCOCK & Co., KENNEDY & Co., THURKLE & Co., and Mrs. REID. Perruquier,
Mr. Fox. Appointments by Mr. ARNOTT. Machinist, Mr. FILLERY.
The Intervals between the Acts are :-After Act I., 10 minutes; after Act II., 12 minutes;
after Act III., 15 minutes; after Act IV., 6 minutes
Stage Manager - Mr. H. J. LOVEDAY.
Acting Manager - Mr. BRAM STOKER.
The Bill of the Play is in every part of the House supplied without charge.
No Fees of any kind are permitted, and Mr. IRVING trusts that in his endeavour to carry out this arrangement, he may rely on the co-operation of the Public, who are requested, should there be any cause of complaints, or especial satisfaction, to refer to the Acting Manager.
Doors open At 7.15, Performance commences 7.45.
This Theatre is lighted by Electricity, supplied by The Electricity Supply Corporation, Limited
Opera Glasses can be had on Hire from the Cloak-room Attendants, One Shilling each
Private Boxes, £2 2s. to £4 4s.; Stalls, 10s 6d.; Dress Circle, 7s.; Upper Circle, 4s.; Amphitheatre, 2s.6d.; Pit, 2s. 6d.; Gallery, 1s.
Box Office open 10 till 5, under the direction of Mr. JOSEPH HURST, of whom seats can be booked Four Weeks in advance, also by Letter.
NO FEES OF ANY KIND.
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