Never Acted [before] Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. This present Thursday, May 9, 1816. Their Majesties' Servants will perform, for the first time, a new tragedy, called 'Bertram; The Castle of St. Aldobrand'. :
With new scenery, dresses, and embellishments. the new musick [sic] incidental to the tragedy, composed by Mr. T. Cooke. The characters by Mr. [Edmund] Kean, Mr. Pope, Mr. Holland, Mr. Powell, Mr. R. Phillips, Mr. Barnard, Mr. Miller, Mr. Ebsworth, Miss Carr, Mr. Coveney, Mr. Carr, Mr. Kent, Mr. Cooke, Miss Boyce, Miss Cooke, Miss G. Carr, and a young lady (being her first appearance on any stage) [Annotated in manuscript hand in pencil on playbill beside this is 'Miss Somerville']. The vocal parts by Mr. Pyne, Mr. Smith, Mr. J. Smith, Master Harris...The prologue to be spoken by Mr. Rae. the epilogue by Miss Kelly. The scenery by Mr. Greenwood & assistants - The dresses by Mr. Banks and Miss Smith. To which will be added, the musical farce of 'The Review; Or, the Wags of Windsor'...Boxes and places to be taken of Mr. Spring, Rotunda, Brydges Street, from ten till four, and of whom may be had a private box (nightly). Vivant Rex et Regina! No money to be returned...Miss Nash will repeat the part of Lady Racket and perform in the new occasional musical romance called 'The Count of Anjou', tomorrow evening. Tomorrow, Murphy's Comedy, in 2 Acts, called 'Three Weeks after Marriage' with (5th time) 'The Count of Anjou'. On Saturday, the farce of 'Modern Antiques'. On Monday, (5th time this season) 'The Woodman's Hut'. A new melo-dramatick afterpiece will be produced next week, under the title of 'Oberon's Oath: Or The Paladin and the Princess' with new musick, scenes, dresses, &c. The musick [sic] composed by Mr. Parry.
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With the assistance of Sir Walter Scott and Lord Byron, Rev. Charles Robert Maturin's play 'Bertram' was staged in the Drury Lane for 22 nights, with Edmund Kean in the lead role.
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London : Lowndes, Printer, Marquis Court, Drury Lane, 1816.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 playbill ; 31.7 x 21.3 cm..
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