The Merchant of Venice, 20-22 February 1905, Image 2 of 3
Monday Night, February 20th, at 7.30.
Waterloo. (1815-1881.) By Sir ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE.
Corporal Gregory Brewster (aged 86, a Waterloo Veteran): Henry Irving
Seargeant Archie McDonald, R.A.: Mr. Lionel Belmore
Colonel James Midwinter (Royal Scots Guards): Mr. Vincent Sternroyd
Nora Brewster (the Corporal's Grandniece): Miss Maud Fealy
Scene - BREWSTER'S LODGINGS.
TO BE FOLLOWED BY
Adapted by LEOPOLD LEWIS from "The Polish Jew," by ERCKMANN-CHATRIAN.
Mathias: Henry Irving
Christian: Mr. H.B.Standford
Walter: Mr. Charles Dodsworth
Hans: Mr. James Hearn
Dr. Zimmer: Mr. Mark Paton
Notary: Mr. Leslie palmer
Fritz: Mr. T.REynolds
President of the Court: Mr. F.Tyars
Clerk of the Court: Mr. W.J.Yeldham
Mesmerist: Mr. J.Archer
Catherin: Miss Grace Hampton
Sozel: Miss Mary Foster
Annette: Miss May Holland
SYNOPSIS OF SCENERY.
ACT I. Scene - The Burgomaster's Inn. ACT II. Scene - The Burgomaster's Parlour.
ACT III. Scene - The Burgomaster's Bedroom - The Dream.
PROGRAMME OF MUSIC
Medley-"Rank and File": Meredith Ball
"March Russe": Luigini
Overture-"The Bells": Singla
Czardas: Keler Bela
"Les Cosaques": Ellenberg
Hungarian Dances: Hamilton Clarke
Tuesday Night, February 21st, at 7.30.
By ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON.
ADAPTED FOR THE STAGE BY HENRY IRVING.
Thomas Becket (Chancellor of England, afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury): Henry Irving.
Henry II. (King of England): Mr. Gerald Lawrence
King Louis of France ... Mr. H.B.Stanford
Gilbert Foliot (Bishop of London): Mr. F.D.Daviss.
Roger (Archbishop of York): Mr. William Lugg.
(friends of Becket):
John of Salisbury: Mr. Mark Paton.
Herbert of Bosham: Mr. James Hearn
John of Oxford (called the Swearer): Mr. T.Reynolds
(The four Knights of the King's household, enemies of Becket):
Sir Reginald Fitzurse Mr. Frank Tyars
Sir Richard de Brito: Mr. G.Graystone.
Sir William de Tracy: Mr. Lionel Belmore.
Sir Hugh de Morville: Mr. Stephens
Richard de Hastings (Grand Prior of Templars): Mr. J.Archer.
The Youngest Knight Templar: Mr. Leslie Palmer
Lord Leicester: Mr. Vincent Sternroyd.
Philip de Eleemosyna: Mr. W.J. Yeldham
Herald ... Mr. H.R.Cook
Monk: Mr. A.Gurney
Geoffrey (son of Rosamund and Henry): MASTER Cyril Smith
Retainers: Mr. A.Fisher, Mr. Hayes
Countrymen: Mr. Charles Dodsworth, Mr. R.Brennan
Servant: Mr. W.Marion
Eleanor of Aquitaine ( Queen of England, divorced from Louis of France) : Mrs. Cecil Raleigh
Margery: Miss Grace Hampton
Rosamund de Clifford (Fair Rosamund): Miss Maud Fealy
Knights, Monks, Heralds, Soldiers, Retainers, &c.
"BECKET"-SYNOPSIS OF SCENERY.
PROLOGUE. Scene 1-A Castle in Normandy. Scene 2-The Same.
ACT I. Scene 1-Becket's House in London. Scene 2 Street in Northampton leading to the Castle. Scene 3-The Same. Scene 4-The Hall in Northampton Castle. ACT II. Scene Rosamund's Bower.
ACT III. Scene 1-Montmirail-"The Meeting of the Kings." Scene 2-Outside the Wood, near Rosamund's Bower. Scene 3-Rosamund's Bower. "At Merton the Archbishop assumed the ordinary habit of the black canons of the Augustinian Rule, which dress he wore ot the end of this life."-Grim.
ACT IV Scene 1-Castle in Normandy-King's Chamber. Scene 2-A Room in Canterbury Monastery. Scene 2-North Transept of Canterbury Cathedral.
The Scenery has been specially painted by Mr. Joseph Harker.
The Overture and Incidental Music by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford.
PROGRAMME OF MUSIC
Overture "The Cup": Hamilton Clarke
Overture "Spring Song": Mendelssohn
March "Conrelius": Mendelssohn
Entr'acte "The Martyrdom": C.V.Stanford
Entr'acte "Judex": Gounod
The Costumes, &c., from designs by Mrs. Comuns Carr and Mr. Charles Cattermole, R.I., executed by Mrs Nettleship, Mrs. Auguste et Cie., and Messers. L.& H.Nathan. Wigs by Clarkson.
Wednesday Night, February 22nd, at 7.30, SHAKESPEARE'S COMEDY-
The Merchant of Venice.
Shylock: Henry Irving
Bassanio: Mr. Gerald Lawrence
Duke of Venice: Mr. Mark Paton
Antonio: Mr. James Hearn
Prince of Morocco : Mr. F.Tyars
Salanio : Mr. William Lugg.
Salarino : Mr. Lionel Belmore.
Gratiano : Mr. H.B. Stanford.
Lorenzo : Mr. Vincent Sternroyd.
Tubal: Mr. J. Archer.
Launcelot Gobbo : Mr. Charles Dodsworth
Old Gobbo : Mr. T.Reynolds
Gaoler : Mr. W.Graham.
Leonardo : Mr. H.R.Cook
Balthazar : Mr. W.Marion
Stephano : Mr. A.Fisher
Clerk of the Court : Mr. F.D.Daviss
Jessie: Mrs. Cecil Raleigh
Nerissa : Miss Grace Hampton.
Portia ... Miss Edith Wynne-Matthison
SYNOPSIS OF SCENERY.
ACT I. Scene 1-Venice-A Public Place. Scene 2-Belmont-Portia's House. Scene 3-Venice-A Public Place.
ACT II. Scene 1-A Street. Scene 2-Another Street. Scene 3-Shylock's House by a Bridge.
ACT III. Scene 1-Belmont-Room in Portia's House. Scene 2-Venice A street. Scene 3-Belmont-Room in Portia's House. Scene 4-Venice-A Street. Scene 5-Belmont-Room in Portia's House.
ACT IV. Scene-Venice-A Court of Justice.
ACT V: Scene-Portia's Garden with Terrace.
PROGRAMME OF MUSIC.
Overture-"Merchant of Venice": Hamilton Clarke
Ballet Music-"Faust": Gounod
Entr'acte "Portia": Hamilton Clarke
"Pomp and Circumstance": Elgar
"Aubade Printaniere": Lacombe
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