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20 May 1880

The Merchant of Venice

Location Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, UK
Plays performed The Merchant of Venice

Programme

Date 20 May 1880
Play(s) The Merchant of Venice
Production Date(s) Thursday May 20th 1880
Venue Lyceum Theatre
Time of performance 7.45pm
Scene Designer Hawes Craven
Music Director Hamilton Clarke
Document ID ET-D28 Original record
Held by The British Library
Notes Second benefit performance for Ellen Terry, with Henry Irving. Music by Hamilton Clarke; Henry Irving as Count Tristan; Ellen Terry as Iolanthe.
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LYCEUM THEATRE SOLE LESSEE AND MANAGER-MR. HENRY IRVING. MISS ELLEN ERRY HAS THE PLEASURE TO ANNOUNCE THAT HER Second Benefit WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, MAY 20TH, 1880, When, at a Quarter to Eight, will be Performed SHAKESPEARE'S Comedy of the MERCHANT OF VENICE. (Terminating with the Trial Scene.) Portia, Miss ELLEN TERRY. Shylock, Mr. IRVING. After which will be produced, for the First Time, an IDYLL, in One Act, entitled IOLANTHE . . Adapted and re-written by W. G. WILLS, from HENRIK HERZ's Poem, KING RENÉ'S DAUGHTER Count Tristan - Mr IRVING King René - MR. J.H.BARNES. Sir Geoffrey - MR. F.COOPER. Sir Almeric - Mr N. FORBES. Ebn Jahia - Mr T.MEAD. Bertrand - Mr. J.CARTER Martha - Miss PAUNCEFORT. Iolanthe - Miss ELLEN TERRY. Scene, - A GARDEN. By HAWES CRAVEN. Music by HAMILTON CLARKE. Seats can be Booked at the Box-Office from 10 till 5.
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