Theatre Royal and Opera House, Cork positively the last six performances of Mr. H.M. Pitt's celebrated company :
Monday, January 10th, the sparkling comedy in four acts 'Two Thorns' by James Albery....Tuesday, January 11th, for positively the last time in Cork, the beautiful comedy 'Apple Blossoms' by James Albery...Wednesday, January 12th, benefit of Mr. Flockton, the highly successful comedy, 'Forgiven!' by James Albert, new scenery by Mr. Richard Thorne...Friday, January 14th, grand fashionable night for the farewell benefit of Mr. H.M. Pitt, will be produced James Albery's latest comedy "Pride" under the immediate patronage of Col. Prevost & officers of 23rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers, on which occasion the splendid band of the regiment will attend and perform selections on the stage under the direction of Herr Gecks. Doors open at 8. Performances at 7-45. Carriages at 10.45. Prices of admission - Dress Circle (bonnets optional) 3s 6d. Orchestral stalls 2s.6d. Balcony Stalls 2s 0d. Pit 1s. Amphitheatre 6d. Private boxes (to hold six persons) 31s 6d and 21s.; (to hold three) 21s. and 10s. 6d. Children and schools half-price to morning performances. Cloak room for ladies to the Dress Circle and Orchestra stalls. Pass out checks not transferable. No money returned. Programme one penny. The New Refreshment and Smoking Saloon, will be opened as usual. Mr. P.A. McSweeney, Refreshment Contractor.
[Theatre Royal and Opera House, Cork].
Playbill printed in navy blue font on white paper. Henry [also known as 'Harry'] Mader Pitt, (1850-1898), was an American actor and stage manager. He married Fanny Addison (1847-1937) an English actress known professionally as Miss Fanny Addison Pitt and Fanny Addison Pitt, [a daughter of comedian Edward Phillips Addison]. She is featured in the actors listed on this playbill as 'Miss Fanny Addison'.
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[Cork : J.M. Noblett and Son, Machine Printers, 5 Cook St., n.d., 1876].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 sheet : ill., 75.8 x 25.3 cm.
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