The Old Wakefield Theatre

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byWilliam Senior

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1894 Excerpt: ... IV. THE PALMY DAYS. Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back Wherein he puts alms for Oblivion. Troilus and Cressida. jfC may be interesting, in resuming the chronicles of the Wakefield theatre from the time of Tate Wilkinson's death, to mention the names of some of the plays popular at the beginning of the nineteenth century. In 1804 we find, August 31st, Venice Preserved, Jaffier, Mr. Meggett; Belvidera, Miss Fitzgerald; with Love Laughs at Locksmiths, Lydia, Miss Mills. September 1st, The Soldier's Daughter, written by Mr. Cherry. September 3rd, Othello, Mr. Meggett in the name-part; Roderigo, Mr. Melvin; Emilia, Miss Smith; with Raising the Wind, Diddler, Mr. Melvin; Sam, Mr. Knight. September 7 th, Macbeth, with the Musical Farce of The Paragraph. September 8th, The Mountaineers, with the Pantomime of The Fairy. September ioth, The Wife of Two Husbands, with Love Laughs at Locksmiths. The Company then went to Pontefract for a week. September 17th, John Bull, Tom Shuffleton, Mr. Melvin; Dan, Mr. Knight; Lady Caroline, Miss Smith; with The Jew and the Doctor, Abednego, Melvin; Old Bromley, Knight; Emily, Miss Smith. September 20th, The Will for the Deed; with The Highland Reel. In 1805, September 2nd, Who wants a Guinea f with Raising the Wind. September 6th, Who wants a Guinea f with the Pantomime of La Perouse, or the Desolate Lsland. September 7 th, The Wonder, or a Woman Keeps a Secret. September 9th, The Honeymoon. The Company again went to Pontefract, returning to Wakefield on the 16th for a further week, during which The School of Reform and The Shawl were performed. In 1806, August 29th, George Barnwell, with Of Age To-Morrow; September 30th, The School for Friends, with The Hunter of the Alps; September 5th, Romeo and Juliet, with The Weathercoc...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1894 Excerpt: ... IV. THE PALMY DAYS. Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back Wherein he puts alms for Oblivion. Troilus and Cressida. jfC may be...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217098320

ISBN - 13:9780217098328

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