Theatre Royal, Dublin. Last night but one of Mr. Sothern [and] Miss Carlotta Addison of the St. James' Theatre has been expressly engaged to support Mr. Sothern on Friday, October 13th, 1865 the performances will commence with the highly successful comedy, by T. Robertson, Esq. entitled 'David Garrick'...After which the new piece of extravagance, in One Act, written by H.J. Byron, entitled 'Lord Dundreary Married & Done For'...During the evening the orchestra will perform a new & original waltz, composed by J. Addison, Esq. entitled 'Brother Sam's Waltz' [.] To conclude with the comic drama of a pleasant neighbour [.] Saturday October 14th for the benefit of Mr. Sothern and last night of his engagement the performance will commence with 'Our American Cousin' to conclude with 'A Regular Fix' in both of which Mr. Sothern will appear [.] Farewell engagement of Miss Bateman for twelve night only, previous to her departure to America, commencing on Monday, October 16th...Box Office open daily, from 11 till 4, under the direction of Mr. Guy [.] Doors open at seven to commence at half-past seven. Private Boxes, 3 Guineas, 2½ Guineas and 1½ Guineas. Dress Circle 5s. Second Circle 3s. 6d. Pit 2s. Lower Gallery 1s. Upper Gallery 6d. No second price. No free list, the press excepted. Pass-out checks not transferable. Children in arms not admitted. No money returned.
[Theatre Royal, Dublin].
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Broadside playbill printed in bold blue font for performances in the Theatre Royal, Dublin for the week commencing Friday, 13 October, 1865. 'Our American Cousin', a three-act play by English playwright Tom Taylor (1817-1880) was the play Abraham Lincoln was attending in Ford's Theatre when he was assassinated by actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth on 14 April, 1865. Henry James Byron's 'Dundreary Married and Done For' was a sequel to 'Our American Cousin' and English actor Edward Askew Sothern, (1826-1881), famous for his comic roles in Britain and America, became famous for his role as Lord Dundreary in 'Our American Cousin'. In 1864, he created the title role in Thomas William Robertson's play 'David Garrick' at the Haymarket Theatre.
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Dublin : MacDonnell, Printer, Anglesea Street, 1865.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 broadside playbill ; 50.1 x 37.5 cm.
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