Much Ado About Nothing, 14 June 1887, Image 4 of 5
In accordance with a promise made, Mr. IRVING begs to annouce thatthe following Plays from the Lyceum repertoire will be presented during the present season:-
JUNE 13 TO 28 (Friday evening excepted): MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (10 NIGHTS).
JUNE 29 & 30 AND JULY 4 & 5: OLIVIA. (4 NIGHTS.)
Every Friday Evening until the Close of the Season.
And on Saturday Morning, July 2nd.
On Saturdays, June 18th and 25th,
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
On Saturday, July 2nd,
EVERY SATURDAY EVENING IN JUNE, AND JULY 2nd and 9th, THE THEATRE WILL BE CLOSED.
The Season will terminate on Saturday, 16th July, last appearance of Mr HENRY IRVING, Miss ELLEN TERRY and the Lyceum Company till April, 1888.
On Thursday Aftaernoon, June 16th, 1887,
A GRAND COMPLIMENTARY BENEFIT
(Prior to her First Provincial Tour) will be terndered to
Miss ANY ROSELLE
(Mrs. ARTHUR DACRE)
For which Mr. HENRY IRVING has generously granted the use of his Theatre.
The Performance wil commence at 1.30 with the First Act of Lord LYTTON'S Comedy,
Sir John Vesey: Mr. CHARLES COLLETTE. Evelyn, Mr H.B.CONWAY.
Sir Frederick Blount, Mr. H. BEERBOHM TREE. Graves, Mr. DAVID JAMES.
Stout, Mr. EDWARD BIGHTON. Lord Glassmore, Mr. JOHN CLAYTON. Sharp, Mr. JOHN MACLEAN. Servants, Mr. W. HERBERT and Mr. BEAUCHAMP. Clara Douglas, Miss MARION TERRY. Georgina, Miss CARLOTTA ADDISON. Lady Franklin, Mrs. JOHN WOOD.
(Produced under the Stage Management of Mr. EDWARD HASTINGS.)
Sketch: Mr. GEORGE GROSSMITH.
Scene (Queen KATHERINE'S Death) from:
KING HENRY VIII.
Queen Katherine of Arragon: Miss GENEVIEVE WARD.
The Trial Scene from THE MERCHANT OF VENICE.
Shylock, Mr HENRY IRVING. Duke of Venice, Mr. H. HOWE. Antonio: Mr. WENMAN. Bassanio, Mr. G.ALEXANDER. Salanio, Mr. HAVILAND. Salarino, Mr HARBURY. Gratiano, Mr. GLENNEY. Clerk of the Court, Mr. CALVERT. Nerissa, Miss MATTHEWS. Portia, Miss ELLEN TERRY.
Reciation: Lord Tennyson's "Rizpah": Miss AMY ROSELLE.
The Famous Farce,
ICI ON PARLE FRANCAIS.
Mr. Spriggins, Mr. J.L.TOOLE. Mons. Victor Dubois, Mr. ARTHUR CECIL.
Major Rattan, Mr. LIONEL BROUGH. Mrs. Spriggins, Miss EMILY THORNE. Angelina, Miss MARIE LINDEN. Mrs. Rattan, Miss KATE RORKE. Anna Maria, Miss ELIZA JOHNSTONE.
Song: Mr. SANTLEY.
To Conclude with
TRIAL BY JURY.
Written by W.S.GILBERT. Composed by ARTHUR SULLIVAN.
Conductor Mr F.CELLIER.
The Defendant, Mr HENRY BRACY. The Learned Judge, Mr. RUTLAND BARRINGTON. Counsel for the Plaintiff, Mr. RICHARD TEMPLE. Usher, Mr. RUDOLPH LEWIS. The Plaintiff, Miss GERALDINE ULMAR. Foreman of the Jury, Mr. ARTHUR ROBERTS. Jury: - Messrs. FRED LESLIE, GEORGE BARRETT, HARRY KEMBLE, HARRY NICHOLLS, JULIAN CROSS, E.W. GARDEN, ROBERT PATEMAN, W.BLAKELEY, GEORGE GIDDENS, FRED THORNE, T.P.HAYNES, EGBERT ROBERTS, HERBERT WARING.
Bridesmaids: Mesdames MARY MOORE, WINIFRED EMERY, MILLWARD, ANNIE HUGHES, CISSY GRAHAME, GRACE HUNTLEY, VIOLET VANBRUGH, HELEN FORSYTHE, MABEL MILLET, ANNIE ROSE, LAURA LINDEN.
The body of the Court will be filled by some leading Actors and Actresses of the London Stage.
The whole of the Artistes have generously given their valuable services by kind permission of their respective Managers.
Acting Manager - Mr. BRAM STOKER. Stage Manager - Mr. H. J. LOVEDAY. Hon. Treasurer, Mr. EDWARD LEDGER.
Hon. Secs., Messrs. BRANDON THOMAS and MAURICE DE VERNEY.
BOX OFFICE Open 10 til l5, under the Direction of Mr. Joseph Hurst.
Dorrs Open at 1, Commence at 1.30.
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