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THE LONDON STAGE 1800-1900

Joseph Donohue and James Ellis, General Editors

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THEATRE ROYAL, ADELPHI

(formerly THE SANS PAREIL THEATRE)

1806-1900

Calendar for 1868-1869

Edited by Alfrida Lee

A Publication of

The Adelphi Calendar Project

Alfred L. Nelson and Gilbert B. Cross, General Editors

Theodore J. Seward, Jr., Systems Analyst

Contents

The Season

A review of the season might well rest upon a consideration of the opening night of 19 October 1868. The evening began with Tom Thrasher, a successful farce from the previous season. Monte Cristo followed this, a major production clearly intended for a long run. However, its first nights bordered on disaster and, without some alteration, the future was not promising. It had the disadvantage, so often mentioned of new pieces at the Adelphi, of inordinate length--nearly five hours, and it was almost 1:00 a. m. before the curtain fell.

The critics acknowledged the difficulty of adapting a "long and unwieldy story" to the stage. There had been other adaptations in both France and England; none had met with much success. The Athenĉum (24 October), mentioning the failure of a French version at Drury Lane, added that the production, "scarcely less disastrous, of the Adelphi play was the consequence of deplorable heedlessness and mismanagement"--a damning comment. Some of the plot had been changed to

furnish Mr. Webster with increased opportunities. Thanks to this alteration, Noirtier [Webster's role] is constantly upon the stage. His presence serves no purpose whatever. All that can be said concerning it, is that Mr. Webster looks very well in the disguises he assumes, and does nothing in the most picturesque and effective manner possible.

A doubtful compliment indeed! However, the acting was good. Fechter played Edmund Dantes "with elegance and grace to which Melingue, the original exponent of the part, could never attain. Mr. Webster was admirably made up to represent four different characters and acted quietly and well in each." Belmore and Mrs. Mellon were praised. The critics complimented the scenery and mentioned that the painter of the cliff scene was "summoned before the audience" though the Observer and the Athenĉum thought it would have been in better taste if he had not then appeared, breaking the interest in the play. The final comment of the Athenĉum was dismissive:

The reception of the piece was very unfavorable. The version, indeed, presents scarcely a redeeming feature. All the sparkle of the dialogue has been lost. Whatever was best in the original was slurred over or omitted; whatever was weakest and worst was brought to the front.

The Times (19 October) implied that it was irredeemable. The review ended, "nothing, however, can compensate for the unwieldiness of the play, and its rambling, unsatisfactory plot, puzzling alike to those who have read the romance and those who have not." The Morning Post (19 October), while not questioning the defects, had hopes for the play. "It would be a pity if a play so cleverly mounted should fail, but if anything is to be made of it, the dialogue must be cut down to one half its dimensions." It is clear that no effort and no expense had been spared and Webster had high expectations. With such reviews what would he do?

Within a fortnight, he had evidently taken prompt action and transformed the near failure to a success. The Times (2 November) reported:

Monte Cristo showed by its varied fortune on the first night ... that it was not without material that might, perhaps, be turned to profitable account; while the very fact that its parts hung somewhat loosely together, though this peculiarity was a fault, favoured the opinion that abbreviations could be effected [sic] with a rough and ready hand.... Extreme length was, after all, one of the great demerits of Monte Cristo and as this has been reduced to the extent of about a third, the piece moves on as smoothly as could be wished.

At the end of November, Tom Thrasher was replaced by Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? by Joseph S. Coyne, and this, too, proved to be very popular, with a run of 155 performances. The Crown Prince of Prussia, the son-in-law of Queen Victoria, visited the theatre on 13 November (Times, 14 November).

After ninety-six performances, Monte Cristo was replaced by The Dead Heart on 8 February until another change at Easter. This was not a revival of desperation but a new production put on with all suitable splendor of scenery, costume and decoration.

Mr. Hawes Craven has painted several admirable views of Paris as it appeared during the awful era of the Revolution.... Well acted, and mounted with equal elegance and accuracy, the play passes off with spirit and elicits hearty applause (Morning Post, 10 February).

The Observer (13 February) was not behind in its praise. "The rank of the piece itself has been so long established, that no criticism is necessary to assign to it a proper place among recent productions." There had been some cast changes, but

the most striking feature in the whole performance still remains unchanged--the assumption of the character of Robert Landry by Mr. Webster. This is undoubtedly one of the most effective and ... one of the most elaborate and finished bits of acting that our modern London stage presents, and it may be said of it with justice that time and repetition have not weakened, but on the contrary have strengthened and matured it.

On 25 February, the Duchess of Cambridge and the Princess of Teck attended the performance.

An exchange of correspondence between Charles Dickens and Mrs. Mellon preserved in the London Theatre Museum reveals that Dickens had intended to give three morning readings. Unfortunately, they were cancelled because of the novelist's ill health.

At the end of March, The Dead Heart was replaced by Black and White, a new play by Wilkie Collins and Fechter. The production did not show the faithful representation of the period that had been observed in The Dead Heart. The Observer (5 April) noted that with

utter disregard of truth in costume, the characters are dressed in the fashion of the present day. The discrepancy may be pardoned, however, for the reason, which, no doubt, prompted its being risked--namely--that it would be impossible to associate any sentimental interest with the dresses that were worn in 1830. At all events, after the first five minutes, none are [sic] likely to trouble themselves about the subject; they have something else to think of in a good dramatic story and a well-constructed plot.

The Times (2 April) described it as "one of the neatest dramas of interest that has been seen for some time." The scenery was again complimented--"all new and well-painted" (Morning Post, 30 March), and from the Observer, "The scenery by Mr. H. Craven is clever ... the general excellence of the stage arrangements contributed not a little to the effect of this ... drama." The acting of Fechter was especially praised; the performance of Carlotta Leclercq was outstanding; and others mentioned were Atkins, Belmore, Stirling, Stuart, and Phillips. The run finished on 8 May, which was presumably the end of Fechter's engagement, after forty-eight performances.

The next major production, Eve, an English version by B. Webster, Jr., of Gabrielle, a comedy in verse by M. Emile Angier, came at the end of May. Eve, in three acts, was very different from the original, in five, but the substance and situations remained. The reviews were rather mixed, tending overall towards finding weaknesses in the adaptation. The Times considered that it lacked "the force and beauty of M. Angier's verse" (6 June). The Athenĉum (5 June), however, was quite scathing. The aims of the play were

the exaltation of prosaic and commonplace virtues. However, the execution is inferior to the intention.... What was wanting to make Gabrielle a thoroughly poor and weak drama has been added by the adapter, who ... has cut out what might be distasteful to an English audience, and has left the remainder more unpleasant without being one whit more proper for the excisions.

The acting was commendable, especially that of Webster, except in the first act when he "acted timidly and feebly." The play was received during the other two acts "with great favour." New scenery was provided with an interesting effect made "by dividing the stage into two rooms" (Observer, 6 June). It was performed 35 times, to be replaced by The Willow Copse, in which Webster appeared in his original character of Luke Fielding. His performance was "very fine" but the "general cast was far from satisfactory" (Athenĉum, 17 July). The Morning Post (13 July) described the piece as "one of those rare plays upon which, as well as a friend in the days of adversity, a manager, when the attractions of other pieces begin to wane, may always rely with confidence to draw a good house." There was new and picturesque scenery.

Nevertheless, it is difficult not to think that, in putting on The Willow Copse, Webster was near the end of his resources for the season. His attention may well have been engaged for the performance at the Crystal Palace on behalf of the Dramatic College, of which Webster was the master. On 24 July, the day of the performance, the program at the Adelphi was altered so that he could appear. Webster's standing in the world of the theatre is exemplified in the comment of the Morning Post (26 July).

Mr. Webster was singled out for especial applause, a tribute due equally to his great merits as an actor and his devoted and unwearying exertions in the cause of the Royal Dramatic College, of which he fills so worthily the office of master.

The Prince and Princess of Wales were to receive purses for the college.

Earlier, on 16 June, they had attended the benefit performance of the Misses Harris.

The season officially ended on 28 July with Webster's benefit. The following day the bill announced, "Open for the summer season." From 6 August Webster and Mrs. Mellon were "starring" at the National Standard Theatre (Times, 6 August). The Adelphi, according to the Athenĉum (7 August) had "passed temporarily into the hands of an association of actors, composed principally of established members of Mr. Webster's company, but including individuals who have not hitherto appeared upon the Adelphi boards." Phillips, stage manager and actor, remained.

The chief piece from 1 August onwards was The Serpent on the Hearth by John P. Simpson. It was reviewed but without great enthusiasm for it, and the Athenĉum (7 August) reported, "Much hissing ... mixed with the applause liberally bestowed upon piece and performance." The theatre closed on 28 August. During this short summer season, a downturn in the standard of productions was inevitable with outstanding performers elsewhere. It was just as well that it was short season.

The reviews of Monte Cristo contained observations that were typical of the season as a whole. It had its high spots. The merits of the scenery and stage-effects were unquestioned. In the winter season talented performers were not lacking. Fechter and Webster himself contributed greatly to the success of the pieces in which they appeared, and there was no small support from Mrs. Mellon, Miss Furtado and Miss Leclercq. None of these remained for the summer season and their lack was felt. However, some of the plays had little merit in themselves and more than one was of inordinate length. The high quality of the scenery and the talented acting may well have compensated for the choice of some indifferent plays and the tedium of over-long performances.

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Daily Calendar For 1868-1869


17 Oct 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
17 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Tom Thrasher (1)

AU: [Augustus G. Harris]

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, next 19 Oct 1868

Genre (farce) farce

First Night Cast

Tom Thrasher (alias Tom Jones): G[eorge G.] Belmore; Joe Martin: C. J. Smith; Timothy Nutts (village barber): J[ames] G. Taylor; Nobbs (fiddler): [James] Paulo; Simms: [Ernest] Travers; Cicely Thorn: Miss Maria Harris; Rose Elton: Miss Nelly Harris

Reference Cast

Tom Thrasher: George G. Belmore
Joe Martin: C. J. Smith
Timothy Nutts: James G. Taylor
Nobbs: James Paulo
Simms: Ernest Travers
Cicely Thorn: Miss Maria Harris
Rose Elton: Miss Nelly Harris

2) Monte Cristo (1)

Title Comment 1st time ever; based on Dumas' novel, Count of Monte-Cristo, (1844)
AU: [Unknown], COMP: Edwin Ellis

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, next 19 Oct 1868

Genre (romantic drama) prol, 4 acts

First Night Cast

Mons. Villefort: Ashley; Mons. Morel: C[harles] H. Stephenson; Danglars: R. Phillips; Noirtier: Benjamin N. Webster; The beau: Benjamin N. Webster; prison inspector: Benjamin N. Webster; Salomon Van Gripp: Benjamin N. Webster; Fernand: Arthur Stirling; Edmund Dantes: [Charles A.] Fechter; Abbe Busoni: [Charles A.] Fechter; Count Monte Cristo: [Charles A.] Fechter; Spectre Captain: [Charles A.] Fechter; Old Dantes: C. J. Smith; Faria: Stuart; Albert de Morcerf: Mrs. Alfred Mellon; Caderousse: G[eorge G.] Belmore; Governor of the Chateau d'If: Grosvenor; Brigadier: W[illiam] H. Eburne; Penelon: R[obert] Romer; commissary: Skinner; 1st police agent: Locksley; 1st gaoler: Aldridge; 2nd gaoler: [James] Paulo; 1st man: Rawlings; Germain: [Ernest] Travers; sentinel: Bridges; servant: Hitchenson; waiter: Cox; officer of customs: [E.] Tomlin; officers of health: Leighton, Forbes; Mercedes: Miss Carlotta Leclercq; Carconte: Mrs. Leigh Murray; Mlle. Danglars: Miss Maria Harris; 1st woman: Miss Turtle

Reference Cast

Mons. Villefort: Ashley
Mons. Morel: Charles H.
   Stephenson

Danglars: R. Phillips
Noirtier: Benjamin N. Webster
The beau: Benjamin N. Webster
prison inspector: Benjamin N.
   Webster

Salomon Van Gripp: Benjamin N.
   Webster

Fernand: Arthur Stirling
Edmund Dantes: Charles A.
   Fechter

Abbe Busoni: Charles A. Fechter
Count Monte Cristo: Charles A.
   Fechter

Spectre Captain: Charles A.
   Fechter

Old Dantes: C. J. Smith
Faria: Stuart
Albert de Morcerf: Mrs. Alfred
   Mellon

Caderousse: George G. Belmore
Governor of the Chateau d'If:
   Grosvenor

Brigadier: William H. Eburne
Penelon: Robert Romer
commissary: Skinner
1st police agent: Locksley
1st gaoler: Aldridge
2nd gaoler: James Paulo
1st man: Rawlings
Germain: Ernest Travers
sentinel: Bridges
servant: Hitchenson
waiter: Cox
officer of customs: E. Tomlin
officers of health:
   Leighton
   Forbes
Mercedes: Miss Carlotta
   Leclercq

Carconte: Mrs. Leigh Murray
Mlle. Danglars: Miss Maria
   Harris

1st woman: Miss Turtle

(dprol) "the betrothment feast, the arrest"; (dIV,i) "the duel, the retribution"; (dIV,ii) tableau: "the Pharoah--Hurrah for the Captain"

prol [Marseilles, 1815] prol,i the Catalan village and harbour and City of Marseilles; prol,ii the Villefort's cabinet; prol,iii the Reserve Inn overlooking the sea; I [18 years later] I,i apartment in the chateau of the Count de Morcerf; I,ii the Chateau D'If with the cells, the ramparts, and the distant sea; II,i interior of the Inn of the Pont du Gard; III,i a grand saloon and conservatory in the mansion of the Count de Morcerf; IV,i the Forest of Vincennes; IV,ii Morel's counting house at Marseilles

General Non-Title Information

Opening night, the opening planned for 10 Oct was delayed a week


19 Oct 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
17 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Tom Thrasher (2)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 17 Oct 1868, next 20 Oct 1868

2) Monte Cristo (2)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 17 Oct 1868, next 20 Oct 1868


20 Oct 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
17 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Tom Thrasher (3)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 19 Oct 1868, next 21 Oct 1868

2) Monte Cristo (3)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 19 Oct 1868, next 21 Oct 1868


21 Oct 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
17 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Tom Thrasher (4)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 20 Oct 1868, next 22 Oct 1868

2) Monte Cristo (4)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 20 Oct 1868, next 22 Oct 1868


22 Oct 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
17 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Tom Thrasher (5)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 21 Oct 1868, next 23 Oct 1868

2) Monte Cristo (5)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 21 Oct 1868, next 23 Oct 1868


23 Oct 1868
Fri eve
Adelphi
17 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Tom Thrasher (6)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 22 Oct 1868, next 24 Oct 1868

2) Monte Cristo (6)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 22 Oct 1868, next 24 Oct 1868


24 Oct 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
17 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Tom Thrasher (7)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 23 Oct 1868

2) Monte Cristo (7)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 23 Oct 1868, next 26 Oct 1868


26 Oct 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
26 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (1)

AU: Harry Lemon

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, next 27 Oct 1868

Genre (farce) screaming farce

First Night Cast

Peter Strollop: G[eorge G.] Belmore

Cast Comment rest of cast not given; see 7 Dec 1867 for roles

Reference Cast

Peter Strollop: George G.
   Belmore

2) Monte Cristo (8)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 24 Oct 1868, next 27 Oct 1868

General Non-Title Information

overture (from Le Pere Gaillard): [[Napoleon-Henri] Reber]; overture (from Lestocq): [[Daniel F.] Auber]; valse: "Wiener Kinder" [Johann Strauss]; quadrille: "Le Bal de la Mode" [Bosisio]; selection (from Torquato Tasso): [[D. Gaetano] Donizetti]; polka: "Staccato" [Bonnisseau]; solo cornet: Bonnisseau


27 Oct 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
26 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (2)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 26 Oct 1868, next 28 Oct 1868

2) Monte Cristo (9)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 26 Oct 1868, next 28 Oct 1868


28 Oct 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
26 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (3)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 27 Oct 1868, next 29 Oct 1868

2) Monte Cristo (10)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 27 Oct 1868, next 29 Oct 1868


29 Oct 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
26 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (4)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 28 Oct 1868, next 30 Oct 1868

2) Monte Cristo (11)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 28 Oct 1868, next 30 Oct 1868


30 Oct 1868
Fri eve
Adelphi
26 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (5)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 29 Oct 1868, next 31 Oct 1868

2) Monte Cristo (12)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 29 Oct 1868, next 31 Oct 1868


31 Oct 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
26 Oct 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (6)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 30 Oct 1868, next 2 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (13)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 30 Oct 1868, next 2 Nov 1868


2 Nov 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
2 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (7)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 31 Oct 1868, next 3 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (14)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 31 Oct 1868, next 3 Nov 1868

General Non-Title Information

overture (from Le Pre Aux Clercs): [[L. Ferdinand] Herold]; overture (from Masaniello): [[Daniel F.] Auber]; valse: "The Waves and Billows" [Johann Strauss]; selection (from La Favorite): [[D. Gaetano] Donizetti]; quadrille: "The Rustic" [Bosisio]; polka: "Scherzo" [Bonnisseau]


3 Nov 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
2 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (8)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 2 Nov 1868, next 4 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (15)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 2 Nov 1868, next 4 Nov 1868


4 Nov 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
2 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (9)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 3 Nov 1868, next 5 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (16)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 3 Nov 1868, next 5 Nov 1868


5 Nov 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
2 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (10)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 4 Nov 1868, next 6 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (17)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 4 Nov 1868, next 6 Nov 1868


6 Nov 1868
Fri eve
Adelphi
2 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (11)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 5 Nov 1868, next 7 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (18)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 5 Nov 1868, next 7 Nov 1868


7 Nov 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
2 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (12)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 6 Nov 1868, next 9 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (19)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 6 Nov 1868, next 9 Nov 1868


9 Nov 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
9 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (13)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 7 Nov 1868, next 10 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (20)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 7 Nov 1868, next 10 Nov 1868


10 Nov 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
9 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (14)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 9 Nov 1868, next 11 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (21)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 9 Nov 1868, next 11 Nov 1868


11 Nov 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
9 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (15)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 10 Nov 1868, next 12 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (22)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 10 Nov 1868, next 12 Nov 1868


12 Nov 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
9 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (16)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 11 Nov 1868, next 13 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (23)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 11 Nov 1868, next 13 Nov 1868


13 Nov 1868
Fri eve
Adelphi
9 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (17)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 12 Nov 1868, next 14 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (24)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 12 Nov 1868, next 14 Nov 1868


14 Nov 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
9 Nov 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Up for the Cattle Show (18)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 13 Nov 1868, next 16 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (25)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 13 Nov 1868, next 16 Nov 1868


16 Nov 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
16 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Up for the Cattle Show (19)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 14 Nov 1868, next 17 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (26)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 14 Nov 1868, next 17 Nov 1868


17 Nov 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
16 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Up for the Cattle Show (20)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 16 Nov 1868, next 18 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (27)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 16 Nov 1868, next 18 Nov 1868


18 Nov 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
16 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Up for the Cattle Show (21)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 17 Nov 1868, next 19 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (28)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 17 Nov 1868, next 19 Nov 1868


19 Nov 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
16 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Up for the Cattle Show (22)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 18 Nov 1868, next 20 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (29)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 18 Nov 1868, next 20 Nov 1868


20 Nov 1868
Fri eve
Adelphi
16 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Up for the Cattle Show (23)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 19 Nov 1868, next 21 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (30)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 19 Nov 1868, next 21 Nov 1868


21 Nov 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
16 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Up for the Cattle Show (24)

Performances first 26 Oct 1868, previous 20 Nov 1868

2) Monte Cristo (31)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 20 Nov 1868, next 23 Nov 1868


23 Nov 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
23 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (1)

AU: [Joseph S. Coyne]

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, next 24 Nov 1868

Genre (farce) screaming farce

First Night Cast

Chesterfield Honeybun: G[eorge G.] Belmore; R. Isaac Crank: R. Phillips; Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria Harris; Mrs. Crank: Mrs. Leigh Murray; Mrs. Jewell: Mrs. Stoker

Reference Cast

Chesterfield Honeybun: George G.
   Belmore

R. Isaac Crank: R. Phillips
Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Lennox Grey
Mrs. Crank: Mrs. Leigh Murray
Mrs. Jewell: Mrs. Stoker

2) Monte Cristo (32)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 21 Nov 1868, next 24 Nov 1868


24 Nov 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
23 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (2)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 23 Nov 1868, next 25 Nov 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (33)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 23 Nov 1868, next 25 Nov 1868


25 Nov 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
23 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (3)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 24 Nov 1868, next 26 Nov 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (34)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 24 Nov 1868, next 26 Nov 1868


26 Nov 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
23 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (4)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 25 Nov 1868, next 27 Nov 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (35)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 25 Nov 1868, next 27 Nov 1868


27 Nov 1868
Fri eve
Adelphi
23 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (5)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 26 Nov 1868, next 28 Nov 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (36)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 26 Nov 1868, next 28 Nov 1868


28 Nov 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
23 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (6)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 27 Nov 1868, next 30 Nov 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (37)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 27 Nov 1868, next 30 Nov 1868


30 Nov 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
30 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (7)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 28 Nov 1868, next 1 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (38)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 28 Nov 1868, next 1 Dec 1868


1 Dec 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
30 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (8)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 30 Nov 1868, next 2 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (39)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 30 Nov 1868, next 2 Dec 1868


2 Dec 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
30 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (9)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 1 Dec 1868, next 3 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (40)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 1 Dec 1868, next 3 Dec 1868


3 Dec 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
30 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (10)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 2 Dec 1868, next 4 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (41)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 2 Dec 1868, next 4 Dec 1868


4 Dec 1868
Fri eve
Adelphi
30 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (11)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 3 Dec 1868, next 5 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (42)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 3 Dec 1868, next 5 Dec 1868


5 Dec 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
30 Nov 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (12)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 4 Dec 1868, next 7 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (43)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 4 Dec 1868, next 7 Dec 1868


7 Dec 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
7 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (13)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 5 Dec 1868, next 8 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (44)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 5 Dec 1868, next 8 Dec 1868


8 Dec 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
7 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (14)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 7 Dec 1868, next 9 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (45)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 7 Dec 1868, next 9 Dec 1868


9 Dec 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
7 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (15)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 8 Dec 1868, next 10 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (46)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 8 Dec 1868, next 10 Dec 1868


10 Dec 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
7 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (16)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 9 Dec 1868, next 11 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (47)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 9 Dec 1868, next 11 Dec 1868


11 Dec 1868
Fri eve
Adelphi
7 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (17)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 10 Dec 1868, next 12 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (48)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 10 Dec 1868, next 12 Dec 1868


12 Dec 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
7 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (18)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 11 Dec 1868, next 14 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (49)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 11 Dec 1868, next 14 Dec 1868


14 Dec 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
14 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (19)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 12 Dec 1868, next 15 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (50)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 12 Dec 1868, next 15 Dec 1868


15 Dec 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
14 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (20)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 14 Dec 1868, next 16 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (51)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 14 Dec 1868, next 16 Dec 1868


16 Dec 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
14 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (21)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 15 Dec 1868, next 17 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (52)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 15 Dec 1868, next 17 Dec 1868


17 Dec 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
14 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (22)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 16 Dec 1868, next 18 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (53)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 16 Dec 1868, next 18 Dec 1868


18 Dec 1868
Fri eve
Adelphi
14 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (23)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 17 Dec 1868, next 19 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (54)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 17 Dec 1868, next 19 Dec 1868


19 Dec 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
14 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (24)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 18 Dec 1868, next 21 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (55)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 18 Dec 1868, next 21 Dec 1868


21 Dec 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
21 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (25)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 19 Dec 1868, next 22 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (56)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 19 Dec 1868, next 22 Dec 1868


22 Dec 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
21 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (26)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 21 Dec 1868, next 23 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (57)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 21 Dec 1868, next 23 Dec 1868


23 Dec 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
21 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (27)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 22 Dec 1868, next 24 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (58)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 22 Dec 1868, next 24 Dec 1868


24 Dec 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
21 Dec 1868
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (28)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 23 Dec 1868, next 26 Dec 1868

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Maria
  Harris

2) Monte Cristo (59)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 23 Dec 1868, next 26 Dec 1868


25 Dec 1868
Fri eve
Adelphi

DARK: Christmas


26 Dec 1868
Sat eve
Adelphi
26 Dec 1868
advertisement
The London Times

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (29)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 24 Dec 1868, next 28 Dec 1868

2) Monte Cristo (60)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 24 Dec 1868, next 28 Dec 1868


28 Dec 1868
Mon eve
Adelphi
28 Dec 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (30)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 26 Dec 1868, next 29 Dec 1868

2) Monte Cristo (61)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 26 Dec 1868, next 29 Dec 1868


29 Dec 1868
Tue eve
Adelphi
28 Dec 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (31)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 28 Dec 1868, next 30 Dec 1868

2) Monte Cristo (62)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 28 Dec 1868, next 30 Dec 1868


30 Dec 1868
Wed eve
Adelphi
28 Dec 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (32)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 29 Dec 1868, next 31 Dec 1868

2) Monte Cristo (63)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 29 Dec 1868, next 31 Dec 1868


31 Dec 1868
Thu eve
Adelphi
28 Dec 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (33)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 30 Dec 1868, next 1 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (64)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 30 Dec 1868, next 1 Jan 1869


1 Jan 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
28 Dec 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (34)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 31 Dec 1868, next 2 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (65)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 31 Dec 1868, next 2 Jan 1869


2 Jan 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
28 Dec 1868
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (35)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 1 Jan 1869, next 4 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (66)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 1 Jan 1869, next 4 Jan 1869


4 Jan 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
4 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (36)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 2 Jan 1869, next 5 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (67)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 2 Jan 1869, next 5 Jan 1869


5 Jan 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
4 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (37)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 4 Jan 1869, next 6 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (68)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 4 Jan 1869, next 6 Jan 1869


6 Jan 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
4 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (38)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 5 Jan 1869, next 7 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (69)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 5 Jan 1869, next 7 Jan 1869


7 Jan 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
4 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (39)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 6 Jan 1869, next 8 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (70)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 6 Jan 1869, next 8 Jan 1869


8 Jan 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
4 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (40)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 7 Jan 1869, next 9 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (71)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 7 Jan 1869, next 9 Jan 1869


9 Jan 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
4 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (41)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 8 Jan 1869, next 11 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (72)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 8 Jan 1869, next 11 Jan 1869


11 Jan 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
11 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (42)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 9 Jan 1869, next 12 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (73)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 9 Jan 1869, next 12 Jan 1869


12 Jan 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
11 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (43)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 11 Jan 1869, next 13 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (74)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 11 Jan 1869, next 13 Jan 1869


13 Jan 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
11 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (44)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 12 Jan 1869, next 14 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (75)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 12 Jan 1869, next 14 Jan 1869


14 Jan 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
11 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (45)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 13 Jan 1869, next 15 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (76)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 13 Jan 1869, next 15 Jan 1869


15 Jan 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
11 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (46)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 14 Jan 1869, next 16 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (77)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 14 Jan 1869, next 16 Jan 1869


16 Jan 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
11 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (47)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 15 Jan 1869, next 18 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (78)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 15 Jan 1869, next 18 Jan 1869


18 Jan 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
18 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (48)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 16 Jan 1869, next 19 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (79)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 16 Jan 1869, next 19 Jan 1869


19 Jan 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
18 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (49)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 18 Jan 1869, next 20 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (80)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 18 Jan 1869, next 20 Jan 1869


20 Jan 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
18 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (50)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 19 Jan 1869, next 21 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (81)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 19 Jan 1869, next 21 Jan 1869


21 Jan 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
18 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (51)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 20 Jan 1869, next 22 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (82)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 20 Jan 1869, next 22 Jan 1869


22 Jan 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
18 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (52)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 21 Jan 1869, next 23 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (83)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 21 Jan 1869, next 23 Jan 1869


23 Jan 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
18 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (53)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 22 Jan 1869, next 25 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (84)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 22 Jan 1869, next 25 Jan 1869


25 Jan 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
25 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (54)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 23 Jan 1869, next 26 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (85)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 23 Jan 1869, next 26 Jan 1869


26 Jan 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
25 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (55)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 25 Jan 1869, next 27 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (86)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 25 Jan 1869, next 27 Jan 1869


27 Jan 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
25 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (56)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 26 Jan 1869, next 28 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (87)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 26 Jan 1869, next 28 Jan 1869


28 Jan 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
25 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (57)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 27 Jan 1869, next 29 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (88)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 27 Jan 1869, next 29 Jan 1869


29 Jan 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
25 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (58)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 28 Jan 1869, next 30 Jan 1869

2) Monte Cristo (89)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 28 Jan 1869, next 30 Jan 1869


30 Jan 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
25 Jan 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (59)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 29 Jan 1869, next 1 Feb 1869

2) Monte Cristo (90)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 29 Jan 1869, next 1 Feb 1869


1 Feb 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
1 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (60)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 30 Jan 1869, next 2 Feb 1869

2) Monte Cristo (91)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 30 Jan 1869, next 2 Feb 1869


2 Feb 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
1 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (61)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 1 Feb 1869, next 3 Feb 1869

2) Monte Cristo (92)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 1 Feb 1869, next 3 Feb 1869


3 Feb 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
1 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (62)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 2 Feb 1869, next 4 Feb 1869

2) Monte Cristo (93)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 2 Feb 1869, next 4 Feb 1869


4 Feb 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
1 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (63)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 3 Feb 1869, next 5 Feb 1869

2) Monte Cristo (94)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 3 Feb 1869, next 5 Feb 1869


5 Feb 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
1 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (64)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 4 Feb 1869, next 6 Feb 1869

2) Monte Cristo (95)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 4 Feb 1869, next 6 Feb 1869


6 Feb 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
1 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (65)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 5 Feb 1869, next 8 Feb 1869

2) Monte Cristo (96)

Performances first 17 Oct 1868, previous 5 Feb 1869


8 Feb 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
8 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (66)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 6 Feb 1869, next 9 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (1)

AU: Watts Phillips

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, next 9 Feb 1869

Genre (drama) celebrated drama; prol, 3 acts

First Night Cast

Count St. Valerie: Ashley; Abbe Latour: Arthur Stirling artists and students Robert Landry: Benjamin N. Webster; Jacques Legrand: Stuart; Reboul: R. Phillips; Michel: W[illiam] H. Eburne; Jean: Brown; Fouchez: Jones Toupet (perruquier and coiffeur): G[eorge G.] Belmore; Jocrisse (owner of the cabaret, "Les Troi Ecus"): C. J. Smith; Baptiste Duval: Hitchenson; Martinet (officer of gendarmes): Grosvenor; Catherine Duval (later the Countess St. Valerie): Mrs. Alfred Mellon; Cerisette: Miss Lennox Grey; citizens, gendarmes: [Unlisted]; Arthur St. Valerie (son of the Count St. Valerie): Ashley; Brutus Toupet (the terror of kings): G[eorge G.] Belmore; Ferbras (blacksmith): Aldridge; Keralio (crier): R[obert] Romer; Antonio (spy): Locksley; Countess St. Valerie: Mrs. Alfred Mellon; Rose (attendant on Countess St. Valerie): Miss Turtle; Marie: Mrs. Stoker

Reference Cast

Count St. Valerie: Ashley
Abbe Latour: Arthur Stirling
Robert Landry: Benjamin N.
   Webster

Jacques Legrand: Stuart
Reboul: R. Phillips
Michel: William H. Eburne
Jean: Brown
Fouchez: Jones
Toupet: George G. Belmore
Jocrisse: C. J. Smith
Baptiste Duval: Hitchenson
Martinet: Grosvenor
Catherine Duval: Mrs. Alfred
   Mellon
Cerisette: Miss Lennox Grey
citizens, gendarmes: Unlisted
Arthur St. Valerie: Ashley
Brutus Toupet: George G.
   Belmore

Ferbras: Aldridge
Keralio: Robert Romer
Antonio: Locksley
Countess St. Valerie: Mrs.
   Alfred Mellon

Rose: Miss Turtle
Marie: Mrs. Stoker

(dprol) glee: "The Night is Falling"; (dprol) song and chorus: "Gay Versailles"

dance: "Revolutionary Dance with Novel National Effect"

(dI) "Taking of the Bastille, release of the prisoners"; (dIII) "Preparations for the execution"; (dIII) grand final tableau: "The Place de Greve"

prol i,i the garden of the Cafe de la Belle Jardiniere and view of Paris; prol I,ii Cabaret of the Trois Ecus; prol I,iii house of Baptiste Duval; I [the Bastille, 1789] I,i ante-chamber in the Hotel St. Valerie; I,ii saloon in the Hotel St. Valeerie; I,iii street near the Palais Royal; I,iv the Cafe Jocrisse in the Palais Royal; II [1794] II,i the exterior of the Prison of the Conciergerie; II,ii corridor of the prison; II,iii Robert Landry's apartment in the Conciergerie; III,i the Hotel de Ville with Notre Dame in the distance; III,ii the guillotine and the Tree of Liberty; III,iii interior of the Conciergerie

General Non-Title Information

march: "Hungarian" [Johann Strauss]; overture (from The Dead Heart): [Alfred Mellon]; valse: "La Belle Gipsy" [Bosisio]; selection (from La Traviata): [[Guiseppe F.] Verdi]; mazurka: "Souvenir de St. Petersbourg" [[Joseph] Labitzky]; solo cornet: W. Hardy


9 Feb 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
8 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (67)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 8 Feb 1869, next 11 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (2)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 8 Feb 1869, next 11 Feb 1869


10 Feb 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi

DARK: Ash Wednesday


11 Feb 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
8 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (68)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 9 Feb 1869, next 12 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (3)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 9 Feb 1869, next 12 Feb 1869


12 Feb 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
8 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (69)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 11 Feb 1869, next 13 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (4)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 11 Feb 1869, next 13 Feb 1869


13 Feb 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
8 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (70)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 12 Feb 1869, next 15 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (5)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 12 Feb 1869, next 15 Feb 1869


15 Feb 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
15 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (71)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 13 Feb 1869, next 16 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (6)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 13 Feb 1869, next 16 Feb 1869


16 Feb 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
15 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (72)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 15 Feb 1869, next 17 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (7)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 15 Feb 1869, next 17 Feb 1869


17 Feb 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
15 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (73)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 16 Feb 1869, next 18 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (8)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 16 Feb 1869, next 18 Feb 1869


18 Feb 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
15 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (74)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 17 Feb 1869, next 19 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (9)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 17 Feb 1869, next 19 Feb 1869


19 Feb 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
15 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (75)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 18 Feb 1869, next 20 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (10)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 18 Feb 1869, next 20 Feb 1869


20 Feb 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
15 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (76)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 19 Feb 1869, next 22 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (11)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 19 Feb 1869, next 22 Feb 1869


22 Feb 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
22 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (77)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 20 Feb 1869, next 23 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (12)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 20 Feb 1869, next 23 Feb 1869


23 Feb 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
22 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (78)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 22 Feb 1869, next 24 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (13)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 22 Feb 1869, next 24 Feb 1869


24 Feb 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
22 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (79)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 23 Feb 1869, next 25 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (14)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 23 Feb 1869, next 25 Feb 1869


25 Feb 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
22 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (80)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 24 Feb 1869, next 26 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (15)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 24 Feb 1869, next 26 Feb 1869


26 Feb 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
22 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (81)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 25 Feb 1869, next 27 Feb 1869

2) The Dead Heart (16)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 25 Feb 1869, next 27 Feb 1869


27 Feb 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
22 Feb 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (82)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 26 Feb 1869, next 1 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (17)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 26 Feb 1869, next 1 Mar 1869


1 Mar 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
1 Mar 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (83)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 27 Feb 1869, next 2 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (18)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 27 Feb 1869, next 2 Mar 1869


2 Mar 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
1 Mar 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (84)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 1 Mar 1869, next 3 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (19)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 1 Mar 1869, next 3 Mar 1869


3 Mar 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
1 Mar 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (85)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 2 Mar 1869, next 4 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (20)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 2 Mar 1869, next 4 Mar 1869


4 Mar 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
1 Mar 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (86)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 3 Mar 1869, next 5 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (21)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 3 Mar 1869, next 5 Mar 1869


5 Mar 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
1 Mar 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (87)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 4 Mar 1869, next 6 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (22)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 4 Mar 1869, next 6 Mar 1869


6 Mar 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
1 Mar 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (88)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 5 Mar 1869, next 12 Apr 1869

2) The Dead Heart (23)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 5 Mar 1869, next 8 Mar 1869


8 Mar 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
8 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (1)

Title Comment 1st time ever
AU: John M. Morton

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, next 9 Mar 1869

Genre (farce) entirely new farce

First Night Cast

Wimbledon Waggs: G[eorge G.] Belmore; Dr. Jellicoe: C. J. Smith; Mr. Bobbins: C[harles] H. Stephenson; Major O'Liffey: [Ernest] Travers; Captain O'Jiffey: Locksley; Cumming (landlord): R[obert] Romer; Sharp (waiter): W[illiam] H. Eburne; Julia Tempest: Miss Lennox Grey; Charlotte Bobbins: Miss Turtle; Mrs. Compass: Mrs. H. Lewis; Phoebe: Mrs. Leigh Murray

Reference Cast

Wimbledon Waggs: George G.
   Belmore

Dr. Jellicoe: C. J. Smith
Mr. Bobbins: Charles H.
   Stephenson

Major O'Liffey: Ernest Travers
Captain O'Jiffey: Locksley
Cumming: Robert Romer
Sharp: William H. Eburne
Julia Tempest: Miss Lennox Grey
Charlotte Bobbins: Miss Turtle
Mrs. Compass: Mrs. H. Lewis
Phoebe: Mrs. Leigh Murray

2) The Dead Heart (24)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 6 Mar 1869, next 9 Mar 1869

Unlisted roles omitted for reasons of space


9 Mar 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
8 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (2)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 8 Mar 1869, next 10 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (25)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 8 Mar 1869, next 10 Mar 1869


10 Mar 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
8 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (3)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 9 Mar 1869, next 11 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (26)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 9 Mar 1869, next 11 Mar 1869


11 Mar 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
8 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (4)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 10 Mar 1869, next 12 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (27)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 10 Mar 1869, next 12 Mar 1869


12 Mar 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
8 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (5)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 11 Mar 1869, next 13 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (28)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 11 Mar 1869, next 13 Mar 1869


13 Mar 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
8 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (6)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 12 Mar 1869, next 15 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (29)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 12 Mar 1869, next 15 Mar 1869


15 Mar 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
15 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (7)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 13 Mar 1869, next 16 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (30)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 13 Mar 1869, next 16 Mar 1869


16 Mar 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
15 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (8)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 15 Mar 1869, next 17 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (31)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 15 Mar 1869, next 17 Mar 1869


17 Mar 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
15 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (9)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 16 Mar 1869, next 18 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (32)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 16 Mar 1869, next 18 Mar 1869


18 Mar 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
15 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (10)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 17 Mar 1869, next 19 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (33)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 17 Mar 1869, next 19 Mar 1869


19 Mar 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
15 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (11)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 18 Mar 1869, next 20 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (34)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 18 Mar 1869, next 20 Mar 1869


20 Mar 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
15 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (12)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 19 Mar 1869, next 22 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (35)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 19 Mar 1869, next 22 Mar 1869


22 Mar 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
22 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (13)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 20 Mar 1869, next 23 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (36)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 20 Mar 1869, next 23 Mar 1869


23 Mar 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
22 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (14)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 22 Mar 1869, next 24 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (37)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 22 Mar 1869, next 24 Mar 1869


24 Mar 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
22 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (15)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 23 Mar 1869, next 25 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (38)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 23 Mar 1869, next 25 Mar 1869


25 Mar 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
22 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (16)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 24 Mar 1869, next 27 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (39)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 24 Mar 1869, next 27 Mar 1869


26 Mar 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi

DARK: Good Friday


27 Mar 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
22 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (17)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 25 Mar 1869, next 29 Mar 1869

2) The Dead Heart (40)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 25 Mar 1869, next 19 May 1869


29 Mar 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
29 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (18)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 27 Mar 1869, next 30 Mar 1869

2) Black and White (1)

Title Comment 1st time ever
AU: W. Wilkie Collins, [Charles A.] Fechter
Au Comm Nicoll omits Fechter's name

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, next 30 Mar 1869

Genre (drama) original drama; 3 acts

First Night Cast

Maurice de Layrac (French gentleman): [Charles A.] Fechter; Stephen Westcraft (rich planter): Arthur Stirling; David Michaelmas (de Layrac's servant): E[dward] Atkins; Provost marshal: Stuart; Mr. Plato (Negro): G[eorge G.] Belmore; Wolf (Westcraft's slave): R. Phillips; George (Miss Milburn's servant): [James] Paulo; 1st planter: [Ernest] Travers; 2nd planter: Locksley; 1st market man: Hitchenson; 2nd market man: [E.] Tomlin; black secretary: Skinner; Miss Milburn (heiress): Miss Carlotta Leclercq; Mrs. Penfold (miss Milburn's friend): Miss Lennox Grey; Miss Westcraft (Westcraft's sister): Miss Turtle; Ruth (quadroon): Mrs. Leigh Murray; Phoebe: Miss Manley; 1st market woman: Mrs. Stoker; 2nd market woman: Miss Stoker; planters, slaves, inhabitants of Trinidad: [Unlisted]

Reference Cast

Maurice de Layrac: Charles A.
   Fechter

Stephen Westcraft: Arthur
   Stirling

David Michaelmas: Edward Atkins
Provost marshal: Stuart
Mr. Plato: George G. Belmore
Wolf: R. Phillips
George: James Paulo
1st planter: Aldridge
2nd planter: Locksley
1st market man: Hitchenson
2nd market man: E. Tomlin
black secretary: Skinner
Miss Milburn: Miss Carlotta
   Leclercq

Mrs. Penfold: Miss Lennox Grey
Miss Westcraft: Miss Turtle
Ruth: Mrs. Leigh Murray
Phoebe: Miss Manley
1st market woman: Mrs. Stoker
2nd market woman: Miss Stoker
planters, slaves, inhabitants of
   Trinidad: Unlisted

[Trinidad, 1830] I,i [night] Miss Milburn's boudoir; I,ii glade in Miss Milburn's grounds; I,iii interior of Ruth's hut; [sunrise] II,i boudoir; II,ii Maurice's apartments at the hotel; II,iii market place; III,i the closed room in Brentwood House; III,ii visitors' room in the prison; III,iii market place

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (1)

AU: John M. Morton

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, next 30 Mar 1869

Genre (farce) screaming farce

First Night Cast

Mr. Benjamin Buzzard: Charles H. Stephenson; Mr. Glummer: Ashley; John Small: E[dward] Atkins; Miss Lucretia Buzzard: Mrs. Leigh Murray; Sally (servant): Miss Lennox Grey

Reference Cast

Mr. Benjamin Buzzard: Charles H.
   Stephenson

Mr. Glummer: Ashley
John Small: Edward Atkins
Miss Lucretia Buzzard: Mrs.
   Leigh Murray

Sally: Miss Lennox Grey

General Non-Title Information

march: "Hungarian" [Johann Strauss]; overture (from The Italian): [Franz P. Schubert]; selection (from Dinorah): [[Giacomo J.] Meyerbeer]; valse: "Summer Night" [[Josef F.] Lanner]; selection (from Polonaise): [[Friedrich W.] Kucken] solo cornet: W. Hardy


30 Mar 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
29 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (19)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 29 Mar 1869, next 31 Mar 1869

2) Black and White (2)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 29 Mar 1869, next 31 Mar 1869

Cast as reference cast (29 Mar 1869)

BUT 1st planter: Ernest Travers

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (2)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 29 Mar 1869, next 31 Mar 1869


31 Mar 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
29 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (20)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 30 Mar 1869, next 1 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (3)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 30 Mar 1869, next 1 Apr 1869

Cast as reference cast (29 Mar 1869)

BUT 1st planter: Ernest Travers

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (3)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 30 Mar 1869, next 1 Apr 1869


1 Apr 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
29 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (21)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 31 Mar 1869, next 2 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (4)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 31 Mar 1869, next 2 Apr 1869

Cast as reference cast (29 Mar 1869)

BUT 1st planter: Ernest Travers

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (4)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 31 Mar 1869, next 2 Apr 1869


2 Apr 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
29 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (22)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 1 Apr 1869, next 3 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (5)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 1 Apr 1869, next 3 Apr 1869

Cast as reference cast (29 Mar 1869)

BUT 1st planter: Ernest Travers

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (5)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 1 Apr 1869, next 3 Apr 1869


3 Apr 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
29 Mar 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (23)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 2 Apr 1869, next 5 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (6)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 2 Apr 1869, next 5 Apr 1869

Cast as reference cast (29 Mar 1869)

BUT 1st planter: Ernest Travers

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (6)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 2 Apr 1869, next 5 Apr 1869


5 Apr 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
5 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (24)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 3 Apr 1869, next 6 Apr 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Mar 1869)

BUT Major O'Liffey: Skinner

2) Black and White (7)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 3 Apr 1869, next 6 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (7)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 3 Apr 1869, next 6 Apr 1869


6 Apr 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
5 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (25)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 5 Apr 1869, next 7 Apr 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Mar 1869)

BUT Major O'Liffey: Skinner

2) Black and White (8)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 5 Apr 1869, next 7 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (8)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 5 Apr 1869, next 7 Apr 1869


7 Apr 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
5 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (26)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 6 Apr 1869, next 8 Apr 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Mar 1869)

BUT Major O'Liffey: Skinner

2) Black and White (9)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 6 Apr 1869, next 8 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (9)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 6 Apr 1869, next 8 Apr 1869


8 Apr 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
5 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (27)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 7 Apr 1869, next 9 Apr 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Mar 1869)

BUT Major O'Liffey: Skinner

2) Black and White (10)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 7 Apr 1869, next 9 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (10)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 7 Apr 1869, next 9 Apr 1869


9 Apr 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
5 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (28)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 8 Apr 1869, next 10 Apr 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Mar 1869)

BUT Major O'Liffey: Skinner

2) Black and White (11)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 8 Apr 1869, next 10 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (11)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 8 Apr 1869, next 10 Apr 1869


10 Apr 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
5 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) A Day's Fishing (29)

Performances first 8 Mar 1869, previous 9 Apr 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Mar 1869)

BUT Major O'Liffey: Skinner

2) Black and White (12)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 9 Apr 1869, next 12 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (12)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 9 Apr 1869, next 12 Apr 1869


12 Apr 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
12 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (89)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 6 Mar 1869, next 13 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (13)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 10 Apr 1869, next 13 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (13)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 10 Apr 1869, next 13 Apr 1869


13 Apr 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
12 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (90)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 12 Apr 1869, next 14 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (14)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 12 Apr 1869, next 14 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (14)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 12 Apr 1869, next 14 Apr 1869


14 Apr 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
12 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (91)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 13 Apr 1869, next 15 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (15)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 13 Apr 1869, next 15 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (15)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 13 Apr 1869, next 15 Apr 1869


15 Apr 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
12 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (92)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 14 Apr 1869, next 16 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (16)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 14 Apr 1869, next 16 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (16)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 14 Apr 1869, next 16 Apr 1869


16 Apr 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
12 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (93)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 15 Apr 1869, next 17 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (17)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 15 Apr 1869, next 17 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (17)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 15 Apr 1869, next 17 Apr 1869


17 Apr 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
12 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (94)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 16 Apr 1869, next 19 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (18)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 16 Apr 1869, next 19 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (18)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 16 Apr 1869, next 19 Apr 1869


19 Apr 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
19 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (95)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 17 Apr 1869, next 20 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (19)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 17 Apr 1869, next 20 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (19)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 17 Apr 1869, next 20 Apr 1869


20 Apr 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
19 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (96)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 19 Apr 1869, next 21 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (20)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 19 Apr 1869, next 21 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (20)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 19 Apr 1869, next 21 Apr 1869


21 Apr 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
19 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (97)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 20 Apr 1869, next 22 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (21)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 20 Apr 1869, next 22 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (21)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 20 Apr 1869, next 22 Apr 1869


22 Apr 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
19 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (98)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 21 Apr 1869, next 23 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (22)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 21 Apr 1869, next 23 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (22)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 21 Apr 1869, next 23 Apr 1869


23 Apr 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
19 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (99)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 22 Apr 1869, next 24 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (23)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 22 Apr 1869, next 24 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (23)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 22 Apr 1869, next 24 Apr 1869


24 Apr 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
19 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (100)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 23 Apr 1869, next 26 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (24)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 23 Apr 1869, next 26 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (24)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 23 Apr 1869, next 26 Apr 1869


26 Apr 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
26 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (101)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 24 Apr 1869, next 27 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (25)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 24 Apr 1869, next 27 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (25)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 24 Apr 1869, next 27 Apr 1869


27 Apr 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
26 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (102)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 26 Apr 1869, next 28 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (26)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 26 Apr 1869, next 28 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (26)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 26 Apr 1869, next 28 Apr 1869


28 Apr 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
26 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (103)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 27 Apr 1869, next 29 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (27)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 27 Apr 1869, next 29 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (27)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 27 Apr 1869, next 29 Apr 1869


29 Apr 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
26 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (104)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 28 Apr 1869, next 30 Apr 1869

2) Black and White (28)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 28 Apr 1869, next 30 Apr 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (28)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 28 Apr 1869, next 30 Apr 1869


30 Apr 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
26 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (105)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 29 Apr 1869, next 1 May 1869

2) Black and White (29)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 29 Apr 1869, next 1 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (29)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 29 Apr 1869, next 1 May 1869


1 May 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
26 Apr 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (106)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 30 Apr 1869, next 3 May 1869

2) Black and White (30)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 30 Apr 1869, next 3 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (30)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 30 Apr 1869, next 3 May 1869


3 May 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
3 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (107)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 1 May 1869, next 4 May 1869

2) Black and White (31)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 1 May 1869, next 4 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (31)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 1 May 1869, next 4 May 1869


4 May 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
3 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (108)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 3 May 1869, next 5 May 1869

2) Black and White (32)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 3 May 1869, next 5 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (32)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 3 May 1869, next 5 May 1869


5 May 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
3 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (109)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 4 May 1869, next 6 May 1869

2) Black and White (33)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 4 May 1869, next 6 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (33)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 4 May 1869, next 6 May 1869


6 May 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
3 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (110)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 5 May 1869, next 7 May 1869

2) Black and White (34)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 5 May 1869, next 7 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (34)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 5 May 1869, next 7 May 1869


7 May 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
3 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (111)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 6 May 1869, next 8 May 1869

2) Black and White (35)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 6 May 1869, next 8 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (35)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 6 May 1869, next 8 May 1869


8 May 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
3 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (112)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 7 May 1869, next 10 May 1869

2) Black and White (36)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 7 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (36)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 7 May 1869, next 10 May 1869


10 May 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
10 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (113)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 8 May 1869, next 11 May 1869

2) Life for Life (1)

AU: John W. Marston

Performances first 10 May 1869, next 11 May 1869

Genre (drama) immensely successful & original play; 4 acts

First Night Cast

Sir Oscar: Ashley of the Clan Macronald Malcolm Macronald (subsequently chief of the clan and nephew of the Chief Angus): Stuart; Roderick (an aged clansman): R. Phillips; Hector (clansman): Skinner; Torquil (clansman): [E.] Tomlin; Ursula (sister of Angus): Mrs. Leigh Murray; Margery (attendant upon Lilian and granddaughter of Roderick): Miss Turtle; Lilian (daughter of Angus): Miss [Adelaide] Neilson of the Clan Mackane Murdock (chief of the clan): Arthur Stirling; Kenelm (son of Murdock): Miss Minnie Sidney; Michael (clansman): Aldridge; Colin (clansman): Locksley; Dougal (clansman): Cooke; Allan (clansman): Franks; Effie: Miss Manley; Rose: Miss Stoker clansmen, women, children, retainers, servants: [Unlisted]

Reference Cast

Sir Oscar: Ashley
Malcolm Macronald: Stuart
Roderick: R. Phillips
Hector: Skinner
Torquil: E. Tomlin
Ursula: Mrs. Leigh Murray
Margery: Miss Turtle
Lilian: Miss Adelaide Neilson
Murdock: Arthur Stirling
Kenelm: Miss Minnie Sidney
Michael: Aldridge
Colin: Locksley
Dougal: Cooke
Allan: Franks
Effie: Miss Manley
Rose: Miss Stoker
clansmen, women, children,
   retainers, servants: Unlisted

(dIII,i) "Wild Highland Dance"

(dIII,i) "Grand revels in welcome of Sir Oscar's return"

[Early 15th. Century, the Highlands of Scotland] I,i hall in Macronald's castle, view of lake and distant mountains; II [a year later] II,i apartment in the Convent of St. Catherine opening on to the garden; III [2 or 3 days later] III,i Highland Valley; III,ii interior of a tower; III,iii [daylight] apartment in Macronald's castle; IV [night] IV,i apartment in Macronald's castle

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (37)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 8 May 1869, next 11 May 1869

General Non-Title Information

overture (from The Goatherd): [[Heinrich A.] Marschner]; overture (from La Dame Blanche): [[Francis A.] Boieldieu]; valse: "Hoffbaltanze" [Johann Strauss]; selection (from Scottish): [W. Foster]; entr'acte: "La Colombe" [Charles F. Gounod]; galop: "Kettenbruck" [J[oseph] Gungl]


11 May 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
10 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (114)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 10 May 1869, next 12 May 1869

2) Life for Life (2)

Performances first 10 May 1869, previous 10 May 1869, next 12 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (38)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 10 May 1869, next 12 May 1869


12 May 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
10 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (115)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 11 May 1869, next 13 May 1869

2) Life for Life (3)

Performances first 10 May 1869, previous 11 May 1869, next 13 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (39)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 11 May 1869, next 13 May 1869


13 May 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
10 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (116)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 12 May 1869, next 14 May 1869

2) Life for Life (4)

Performances first 10 May 1869, previous 12 May 1869, next 14 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (40)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 12 May 1869, next 14 May 1869


14 May 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
10 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (117)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 13 May 1869, next 15 May 1869

2) Life for Life (5)

Performances first 10 May 1869, previous 13 May 1869, next 15 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (41)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 13 May 1869, next 15 May 1869


15 May 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
10 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (118)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 14 May 1869, next 17 May 1869

2) Life for Life (6)

Performances first 10 May 1869, previous 14 May 1869, next 17 May 1869

3) Whitebait at Greenwich (42)

Performances first 29 Mar 1869, previous 14 May 1869


17 May 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
17 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (119)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 15 May 1869, next 18 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Nelly
  Harris

2) Life for Life (7)

Performances first 10 May 1869, previous 15 May 1869, next 18 May 1869

3) Domestic Economy (1)

Title Comment "1st time these four years" (bill); however, this piece was last played here 6 yrs ago on 23 May 1863
AU: [Mark Lemon]

Performances first 17 May 1869, next 18 May 1869

Genre (farce) farce

First Night Cast

John Grumly: G[eorge G.] Belmore; Tom Brown: Aldridge; Joe: Miss Stoker; Mrs. Grumly: Mrs. Leigh Murray; Mrs. Snugsby: Mrs. Stoker; Mrs. Shackles: Miss Turtle; 1st customer: Miss Manley; 2nd customer: Miss [Rose] Conran

Reference Cast

John Grumly: George G. Belmore
Tom Brown: Aldridge
Joe: Miss Stoker
Mrs. Grumly: Mrs. Leigh Murray
Mrs. Snugsby: Mrs. Stoker
Mrs. Shackles: Miss Turtle
1st customer: Miss Manley
2nd customer: Miss Rose Conran

18 May 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
17 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (120)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 17 May 1869, next 31 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (23 Nov 1868)

BUT Mrs. Honeybun: Miss Nelly
  Harris

2) Life for Life (8)

Performances first 10 May 1869, previous 17 May 1869

3) Domestic Economy (2)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 17 May 1869, next 19 May 1869


19 May 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
19 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (3)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 18 May 1869, next 20 May 1869

2) The Dead Heart (41)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 27 Mar 1869, next 20 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Feb 1869)

BUT Michel: Skinner
Cerisette: Miss Nelly Harris

20 May 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
19 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (4)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 19 May 1869, next 21 May 1869

2) The Dead Heart (42)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 19 May 1869, next 21 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Feb 1869)

BUT Michel: Skinner
Cerisette: Miss Nelly Harris

21 May 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
19 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (5)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 20 May 1869, next 22 May 1869

2) The Dead Heart (43)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 20 May 1869, next 22 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Feb 1869)

BUT Michel: Skinner
Cerisette: Miss Nelly Harris

22 May 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
19 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (6)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 21 May 1869, next 24 May 1869

2) The Dead Heart (44)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 21 May 1869, next 24 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Feb 1869)

BUT Michel: Skinner
Cerisette: Miss Nelly Harris

24 May 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
24 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (7)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 22 May 1869, next 25 May 1869

2) The Dead Heart (45)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 22 May 1869, next 25 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Feb 1869)

BUT Michel: Skinner
Martinet: E. Tomlin
Cerisette: Miss Nelly Harris

25 May 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
24 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (8)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 24 May 1869, next 26 May 1869

2) The Dead Heart (46)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 24 May 1869, next 26 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Feb 1869)

BUT Michel: Skinner
Martinet: E. Tomlin
Cerisette: Miss Nelly Harris

26 May 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
24 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (9)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 25 May 1869, next 27 May 1869

2) The Dead Heart (47)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 25 May 1869, next 27 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Feb 1869)

BUT Michel: Skinner
Martinet: E. Tomlin
Cerisette: Miss Nelly Harris

27 May 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
24 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (10)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 26 May 1869, next 28 May 1869

2) The Dead Heart (48)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 26 May 1869, next 28 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Feb 1869)

BUT Michel: Skinner
Martinet: E. Tomlin
Cerisette: Miss Nelly Harris

28 May 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
24 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (11)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 27 May 1869, next 29 May 1869

2) The Dead Heart (49)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 27 May 1869, next 29 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Feb 1869)

BUT Michel: Skinner
Martinet: E. Tomlin
Cerisette: Miss Nelly Harris

29 May 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
24 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (12)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 28 May 1869, next 31 May 1869

2) The Dead Heart (50)

Performances first 8 Feb 1869, previous 28 May 1869

Cast as reference cast (8 Feb 1869)

BUT Michel: Skinner
Martinet: E. Tomlin
Cerisette: Miss Nelly Harris

31 May 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
31 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (13)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 29 May 1869, next 1 Jun 1869

2) Eve (1)

Title Comment 1st time ever; "Freely adapted from the French of Monsieur Emile Augier"(bill)
AU: [Benjamin Webster Jr.]

Performances first 31 May 1869, next 1 Jun 1869

Genre (drama) new domestic drama; 3 acts

First Night Cast

Wollaston (of the firm of "Worrit, Sweepclean, and Wollston," London solicitors): Ben[jamin N.] Webster; Simeon Grimsditch (formerly in the leather trade): J[ames] G. Taylor; Vernon Hartwright (barrister of the Middle Temple): H[enry G.] Neville; Eve Wollston (Hugh's wife): Miss [Teresa E.] Furtado; Ann Grimsditch (Simeon's wife and Hugh's sister): Mrs. Alfred Mellon; Jessie Wollaston (daughter of Hugh and Eve): Miss Lillie Lee; maid-servant: Miss Turtle

Reference Cast

Wollaston: Benjamin N. Webster
Simeon Grimsditch: James G.
   Taylor

Vernon Hartwright: Henry G.
   Neville

Eve Wollston: Miss Teresa E.
   Furtado
Ann Grimsditch: Mrs. Alfred
   Mellon

Jessie Wollaston: Miss Lillie
   Lee

maid-servant: Miss Turtle

1. drawing room in villa at Croydon; 2. smoking room and billiard room; 3. drawing room

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (121)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 18 May 1869, next 1 Jun 1869

General Non-Title Information

overture (from Otello): [[Gioacchino A.] Rossini]; overture (from La Fiancee): [[Daniel F.] Auber]; valse: "Ideale" [[Josef F.] Lanner]; selection (from La Traviata): [[Guiseppe F.] Verdi]; quadrille: "The Bohemian Girl" [Johann Strauss (arr)]


1 Jun 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
31 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (14)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 31 May 1869, next 2 Jun 1869

2) Eve (2)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 31 May 1869, next 2 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (122)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 31 May 1869, next 2 Jun 1869


2 Jun 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
31 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (15)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 1 Jun 1869, next 3 Jun 1869

2) Eve (3)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 1 Jun 1869, next 3 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (123)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 1 Jun 1869, next 3 Jun 1869


3 Jun 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
31 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (16)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 2 Jun 1869, next 4 Jun 1869

2) Eve (4)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 2 Jun 1869, next 4 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (124)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 2 Jun 1869, next 4 Jun 1869


4 Jun 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
31 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (17)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 3 Jun 1869, next 5 Jun 1869

2) Eve (5)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 3 Jun 1869, next 5 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (125)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 3 Jun 1869, next 5 Jun 1869


5 Jun 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
31 May 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (18)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 4 Jun 1869, next 7 Jun 1869

2) Eve (6)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 4 Jun 1869, next 7 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (126)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 4 Jun 1869, next 7 Jun 1869


7 Jun 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
7 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (19)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 5 Jun 1869, next 8 Jun 1869

2) Eve (7)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 5 Jun 1869, next 8 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (127)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 5 Jun 1869, next 8 Jun 1869


8 Jun 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
7 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (20)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 7 Jun 1869, next 9 Jun 1869

2) Eve (8)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 7 Jun 1869, next 9 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (128)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 7 Jun 1869, next 9 Jun 1869


9 Jun 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
7 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (21)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 8 Jun 1869, next 10 Jun 1869

2) Eve (9)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 8 Jun 1869, next 10 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (129)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 8 Jun 1869, next 10 Jun 1869


10 Jun 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
7 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (22)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 9 Jun 1869, next 11 Jun 1869

2) Eve (10)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 9 Jun 1869, next 11 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (130)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 9 Jun 1869, next 11 Jun 1869


11 Jun 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
7 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (23)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 10 Jun 1869, next 12 Jun 1869

2) Eve (11)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 10 Jun 1869, next 12 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (131)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 10 Jun 1869, next 12 Jun 1869


12 Jun 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
7 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (24)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 11 Jun 1869, next 14 Jun 1869

2) Eve (12)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 11 Jun 1869, next 14 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (132)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 11 Jun 1869, next 14 Jun 1869


14 Jun 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
14 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (25)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 12 Jun 1869, next 15 Jun 1869

2) Eve (13)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 12 Jun 1869, next 15 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (133)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 12 Jun 1869, next 15 Jun 1869


15 Jun 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
14 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (26)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 14 Jun 1869, next 17 Jun 1869

2) Eve (14)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 14 Jun 1869, next 16 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (134)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 14 Jun 1869, next 17 Jun 1869


16 Jun 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
16 Jun 1869
advertisement
The London Times

Source Comment New York bill announces benefit but lists only "Variety of Entertainments," but the Times and Morning Post give titles of the pieces Special Performance Benefit: Miss Maria and Miss Nelly Harris

1) Eve (15)

Title Comment Acts II and III only
Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 15 Jun 1869, next 17 Jun 1869

2) Too Much of a Good Thing (1)

AU: [Augustus G. Harris]

Performances first 16 Jun 1869, next 29 Jul 1869

Genre (farce) comedietta

First Night Cast

Captain Hector Montgomery: Ashley; Dr. Brandysnap: C[harles] H. Stephenson; Sam: H[arwood] Cooper; Isabel: Miss Nelly Harris; Dianah Brandysnap: Miss Maria Harris; Betty: Miss Turtle

Cast Comment Cast taken from bill dated 29 July, 1869

Reference Cast

Captain Hector Montgomery:
   Dalton

Dr. Brandysnap: Charles H.
   Stephenson

Sam: Harwood Cooper
Isabel: Miss Nelly Harris
Dianah Brandysnap: Miss Maria
   Harris

Betty: Miss Turtle

3) The Waterman [; or, The First of August] (1)

Title Comment The Waterman was advertised as a "musical burletta"--probably Charles Dibdin's ballad opera which was first performed at the Haymarket in August 1744. It had been performed at the Adelphi in the 1836-7 season. The subtitle accompanied published versions
AU: [Charles Dibdin?]

Performances first 16 Jun 1869

Genre (ballad opera) musical burletta

Cast Comment No cast given in source

4) The Ticket-of-Leave Man (1)

Title Comment Act II only
AU: [Tom Taylor]

Performances first 16 Jun 1869

Genre (drama)

Cast Comment No cast given in source

"Under the patronage of the Prince and Princess of Wales"


17 Jun 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
14 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (27)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 15 Jun 1869, next 18 Jun 1869

2) Eve (16)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 16 Jun 1869, next 18 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (135)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 15 Jun 1869, next 18 Jun 1869


18 Jun 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
14 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (28)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 17 Jun 1869, next 19 Jun 1869

2) Eve (17)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 17 Jun 1869, next 19 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (136)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 17 Jun 1869, next 19 Jun 1869


19 Jun 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
14 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (29)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 18 Jun 1869, next 21 Jun 1869

2) Eve (18)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 18 Jun 1869, next 21 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (137)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 18 Jun 1869, next 21 Jun 1869


21 Jun 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
21 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (30)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 19 Jun 1869, next 22 Jun 1869

2) Eve (19)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 19 Jun 1869, next 22 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (138)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 19 Jun 1869, next 22 Jun 1869


22 Jun 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
21 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (31)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 21 Jun 1869, next 23 Jun 1869

2) Eve (20)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 21 Jun 1869, next 23 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (139)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 21 Jun 1869, next 23 Jun 1869


23 Jun 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
21 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (32)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 22 Jun 1869, next 24 Jun 1869

2) Eve (21)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 22 Jun 1869, next 24 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (140)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 22 Jun 1869, next 24 Jun 1869


24 Jun 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
21 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (33)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 23 Jun 1869, next 25 Jun 1869

2) Eve (22)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 23 Jun 1869, next 25 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (141)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 23 Jun 1869, next 25 Jun 1869


25 Jun 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
21 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (34)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 24 Jun 1869, next 26 Jun 1869

2) Eve (23)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 24 Jun 1869, next 26 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (142)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 24 Jun 1869, next 26 Jun 1869


26 Jun 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
21 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (35)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 25 Jun 1869, next 28 Jun 1869

2) Eve (24)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 25 Jun 1869, next 28 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (143)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 25 Jun 1869, next 28 Jun 1869


28 Jun 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
28 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (36)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 26 Jun 1869, next 29 Jun 1869

2) Eve (25)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 26 Jun 1869, next 29 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (144)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 26 Jun 1869, next 29 Jun 1869


29 Jun 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
28 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (37)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 28 Jun 1869, next 30 Jun 1869

2) Eve (26)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 28 Jun 1869, next 30 Jun 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (145)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 28 Jun 1869, next 30 Jun 1869


30 Jun 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
28 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (38)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 29 Jun 1869, next 1 Jul 1869

2) Eve (27)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 29 Jun 1869, next 1 Jul 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (146)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 29 Jun 1869, next 1 Jul 1869


1 Jul 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
28 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (39)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 30 Jun 1869, next 2 Jul 1869

2) Eve (28)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 30 Jun 1869, next 2 Jul 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (147)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 30 Jun 1869, next 2 Jul 1869


2 Jul 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
28 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (40)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 1 Jul 1869, next 3 Jul 1869

2) Eve (29)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 1 Jul 1869, next 3 Jul 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (148)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 1 Jul 1869, next 3 Jul 1869


3 Jul 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
28 Jun 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (41)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 2 Jul 1869, next 5 Jul 1869

2) Eve (30)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 2 Jul 1869, next 5 Jul 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (149)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 2 Jul 1869, next 5 Jul 1869


5 Jul 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
5 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (42)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 3 Jul 1869, next 6 Jul 1869

2) Eve (31)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 3 Jul 1869, next 6 Jul 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (150)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 3 Jul 1869, next 6 Jul 1869


6 Jul 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
5 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (43)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 5 Jul 1869, next 7 Jul 1869

2) Eve (32)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 5 Jul 1869, next 7 Jul 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (151)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 5 Jul 1869, next 7 Jul 1869


7 Jul 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
5 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (44)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 6 Jul 1869, next 8 Jul 1869

2) Eve (33)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 6 Jul 1869, next 8 Jul 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (152)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 6 Jul 1869, next 8 Jul 1869


8 Jul 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
5 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (45)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 7 Jul 1869, next 9 Jul 1869

2) Eve (34)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 7 Jul 1869, next 9 Jul 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (153)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 7 Jul 1869, next 9 Jul 1869


9 Jul 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
5 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (46)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 8 Jul 1869, next 10 Jul 1869

2) Eve (35)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 8 Jul 1869, next 10 Jul 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (154)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 8 Jul 1869, next 10 Jul 1869


10 Jul 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
5 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (47)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 9 Jul 1869, next 12 Jul 1869

2) Eve (36)

Performances first 31 May 1869, previous 9 Jul 1869

3) Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (155)

Performances first 23 Nov 1868, previous 9 Jul 1869


12 Jul 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
12 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (48)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 10 Jul 1869, next 13 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (1)

AU: Dion L. Boucicault, Charles L. Kenney, COMP: [Alfred Mellon]

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, next 13 Jul 1869

Genre (drama) celebrated Adelphi drama

First Night Cast

Sir Richard Vaughan: Arthur Stirling; Colonel Vanguard: C[harles] H. Stephenson; Luke Fielding: Benjamin N. Webster; Arthur Apsley: Ashley; Lord Bubblemore: W[illiam] H. Eburne; Augustus de Rosherville: G[eorge G.] Belmore; Hulks: Stuart; Staggers: J[ames] G. Taylor; Joseph: R[obert] Romer; Fungus: Locksley; George: Skinner; Lynx: C. J. Smith; Detective officer: Aldridge; Rose Fielding: Miss [Teresa E.] Furtado; Lady Apsley: Mrs. Leigh Murray; Lucy Vanguard: Miss Maria Harris; Meg: Mrs. Alfred Mellon (her original character); Miss Apsley: Miss Stoker; Miss Georgina Apsley: Miss Turtle; Fan: Mrs. Stoker

Reference Cast

Sir Richard Vaughan: Arthur
   Stirling

Colonel Vanguard: Charles H.
   Stephenson

Luke Fielding: Benjamin N.
   Webster

Arthur Apsley: Ashley
Lord Bubblemore: William H.
   Eburne

Augustus de Rosherville: George
   G. Belmore

Hulks: Stuart
Staggers: James G. Taylor
Joseph: Robert Romer
Fungus: Locksley
George: Skinner
Lynx: C. J. Smith
Detective officer: Aldridge
Rose Fielding: Miss Teresa E.
   Furtado

Lady Apsley: Mrs. Leigh Murray
Lucy Vanguard: Miss Maria
   Harris

Meg: Mrs. Alfred Mellon
Miss Apsley: Miss Stoker
Miss Georgina Apsley: Miss
   Turtle

Fan: Mrs. Stoker

I,i the "Old Falcon," a country inn; I,ii interior of the Willow Farm; II,i the "Falcon Inn"; II,ii the willow Copse; II,iii the park wall; II,iv the old manor house; III,i lodge and park gates of old manor house; III,ii the oak avenue, the lawn, and festive sports; IV,i interior of Willow Farm; V,i a chamber in Sir Richard Vaughan's house, London; V,ii a street in London; V,iii cellar in a night house; V,iv a saloon in Sir Richard Vaughan's house

General Non-Title Information

overture (from Zebra): [C[arl G.] Reissiger]; overture (from The Willow Copse): [Alfred Mellon]; valse: "Over Land and Sea" [J[oseph] Gungl]; operatic medley: [Hetsch]; polacca: [Lindpaintner]; quadrille: "Pon-Pon" [J[oseph] Gungl]


13 Jul 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
12 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (49)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 12 Jul 1869, next 14 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (2)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 12 Jul 1869, next 14 Jul 1869


14 Jul 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
12 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (50)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 13 Jul 1869, next 15 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (3)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 13 Jul 1869, next 15 Jul 1869


15 Jul 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
12 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (51)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 14 Jul 1869, next 16 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (4)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 14 Jul 1869, next 16 Jul 1869


16 Jul 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
12 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (52)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 15 Jul 1869, next 17 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (5)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 15 Jul 1869, next 17 Jul 1869


17 Jul 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
12 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (53)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 16 Jul 1869, next 19 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (6)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 16 Jul 1869, next 19 Jul 1869


19 Jul 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
19 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (54)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 17 Jul 1869, next 20 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (7)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 17 Jul 1869, next 20 Jul 1869


20 Jul 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
19 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (55)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 19 Jul 1869, next 22 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (8)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 19 Jul 1869, next 22 Jul 1869


21 Jul 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
21 Jul 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

Special Performance Benefit: G. Belmore

1) The Greenwich Pensioner (1)

Title Comment 1st time ever
AU: Charles S. Cheltnam

Performances first 21 Jul 1869, next 24 Jul 1869

Genre (comic drama) comic drama; 2 acts

First Night Cast

Bill Gale, A.B. (the Greenwich Pensioner): G[eorge G.] Belmore; Harry Vane: Locksley; Bulpus: Ashley; Augustus Muffit: Miss Maria Harris; policeman: Aldridge; Spouts (pawnbroker's assistant): G. Skinner; Mrs. Pennithorne: Mrs. Leigh Murray; Lotty (her daughter-in-law--niece of Bill Gale): Miss Nelly Harris; Mrs. Muffit: Mrs. Stoker; Jane: Miss Turtle; Mrs. Struggles: Mrs. H. Lewis

Reference Cast

Bill Gale, A.B.: George G.
   Belmore

Harry Vane: Locksley
Bulpus: Ashley
Augustus Muffit: Miss Maria
   Harris

policeman: G. Skinner
Spouts: Aldridge
Mrs. Pennithorne: Mrs. Leigh
   Murray

Lotty: Miss Nelly Harris
Mrs. Muffit: Mrs. Stoker
Jane: Miss Turtle
Mrs. Struggles: Mrs. H. Lewis

I drawing room in Fairfield Villa; II ultramarine retreat

2) Husbands Beware! (1)

AU: [Edmund Falconer]
Au Comm "By kind permission of Frederick B. Chatterton" (bill)

Performances first 21 Jul 1869

Genre (farce) laughable farce

First Night Cast

Mr. Goahead (spirited thoroughbred): Charles H. Stephenson; Mr. Colt (skittish halfbred): Ashley; Mr. Kechup (vicious animal--a human cruiser): H[arwood] Cooper; Mr. Snaffles (subdued animal): G[eorge G.] Belmore amiable animals, incapable of managing their brutes Mrs. Goahead: Miss Lennox Grey; Mrs. Colt: Miss Maria Harris Mrs. Professor Snaffles (husband-tamer on humane principles): Mrs. Alfred Mellon

Reference Cast

Mr. Goahead: Charles H.
   Stephenson

Mr. Colt: Ashley
Mr. Kechup: Harwood Cooper
Mr. Snaffles: George G. Belmore
Mrs. Goahead: Miss Lennox Grey
Mrs. Colt: Miss Maria Harris
Mrs. Professor Snaffles: Mrs.
   Alfred Mellon


3) The Flying Scud; or, Four-Legged Fortune (1)

Title Comment stable scene only
AU: Dion L. Boucicault

Performances first 21 Jul 1869

Genre (drama) 1 scene

First Night Cast

Nat Goslin: G[eorge G.] Belmore

Reference Cast

Nat Goslin: George G. Belmore
 

4) My Poll and My Partner Joe (1)

Title Comment 2 acts only
AU: [John T. Haines]

Performances first 21 Jul 1869, next 24 Jul 1869

Genre (drama) nautical and domestic drama; 2 acts

First Night Cast

Harry Halyard: Arthur Stirling; Joe Tiller: Ashley; Sam Snatchem: J[ames] G. Taylor (on this occasion); Black Brandon: R. Phillips; Watchful Waxend (Bishop of Battersea): G[eorge G.] Belmore; Old Sculler: C[harles] H. Stephenson; Captain Oakheart: Locksley; Will Wallett: Aldridge; Abigail Holdforth: Miss Maria Harris; Dame Halyard: Mrs. Stoker; Mary Maybud: Miss [Teresa E.] Furtado

Reference Cast

Harry Halyard: Arthur Stirling
Joe Tiller: Ashley
Sam Snatchem: James G. Taylor
Black Brandon: R. Phillips
Watchful Waxend: George G.
   Belmore

Old Sculler: Charles H.
   Stephenson

Captain Oakheart: Locksley
Will Wallett: Aldridge
Abigail Holdforth: Miss Maria
   Harris

Dame Halyard: Mrs. Stoker
Mary Maybud: Miss Teresa E.
   Furtado


"Wapping Old Stairs", Miss [Teresa E.] Furtado


22 Jul 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
19 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (56)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 20 Jul 1869, next 23 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (9)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 20 Jul 1869, next 23 Jul 1869


23 Jul 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
19 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (57)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 22 Jul 1869, next 24 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (10)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 22 Jul 1869, next 26 Jul 1869


24 Jul 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
24 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (58)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 23 Jul 1869, next 26 Jul 1869

2) The Greenwich Pensioner (2)

Performances first 21 Jul 1869, previous 21 Jul 1869, next 29 Jul 1869

Cast as reference cast (21 Jul 1869)

BUT policeman: Aldridge
Spouts: G. Skinner

3) My Poll and My Partner Joe (2)

Performances first 21 Jul 1869, previous 21 Jul 1869

General Non-Title Information

Pieces on bill changed "In consequence of the absence of Mr. B. Webster, who receives their royal highnesses, the Prince and Princess of Wales at the Grand Fete for the Dramatic College at the Crystal Palace" (bill)


26 Jul 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
26 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (59)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 24 Jul 1869, next 27 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (11)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 23 Jul 1869, next 27 Jul 1869


27 Jul 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
26 Jul 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Domestic Economy (60)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 26 Jul 1869, next 28 Jul 1869

2) The Willow Copse (12)

Performances first 12 Jul 1869, previous 26 Jul 1869


28 Jul 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
28 Jul 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

Special Performance Benefit: Benjamin N. Webster

1) Domestic Economy (61)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 27 Jul 1869, next 29 Jul 1869

2) Masks and Faces; or, Before and Behind the Curtain (1)

AU: [Tom Taylor], [Charles Reade]

Performances first 28 Jul 1869

Genre (comedy) celebrated comedy

First Night Cast

Sir Charles Pomander: R. Phillips; Mr. Ernest Vane: Ashley; Colley Cibber: C. J. Smith; Quin: Charles H. Stephenson; Triplet: Ben[jamin N.] Webster; Lysimachcus (his son): Miss R[ose] Conran; Mr. Snarl: Stuart; Mr. Soaper: W[illiam] H. Eburne; James Burdock: Robert Romer; Colander: Locksley; Hunsdon: Skinner; call boy: Cox; Pompey: Master Conran; Peg Woffington: Mrs. Alfred Mellon; Mrs. Vane: Miss [Teresa E.] Furtado; Kitty Clive: Miss Maria Harris; Mrs. Triplet: Mrs. Stoker; Roxalana (her child): Miss Willa Brown; maid: Miss Turtle

Reference Cast

Sir Charles Pomander: R.
   Phillips

Mr. Ernest Vane: Ashley
Colley Cibber: C. J. Smith
Quin: Charles H. Stephenson
Triplet: Benjamin N. Webster
Lysimachcus: Miss Rose Conran
Mr. Snarl: Stuart
Mr. Soaper: William H. Eburne
James Burdock: Robert Romer
Colander: Locksley
Hunsdon: Skinner
call boy: Cox
Pompey: Master Conran
Peg Woffington: Mrs. Alfred
   Mellon

Mrs. Vane: Miss Teresa E.
   Furtado

Kitty Clive: Miss Maria Harris
Mrs. Triplet: Mrs. Stoker
Roxalana: Miss Willa Brown
maid: Miss Turtle

3) One Touch of Nature (1)

AU: Benjamin N. Webster

Performances first 28 Jul 1869

Genre (comedy) celebrated comic drama

First Night Cast

Mr. William Penn Holder: Ben[jamin N.] Webster; Mr. Beaumont Fletcher: Ashley; Mr. Belgrave: W[illiam] H. Eburne; Jones: C. J. Smith; Miss Constance Belmour: Miss [Teresa E.] Furtado

Reference Cast

Mr. William Penn Holder:
   Benjamin N. Webster

Mr. Beaumont Fletcher: Ashley
Mr. Belgrave: William H. Eburne
Jones: C. J. Smith
Miss Constance Belmour: Miss
   Teresa E. Furtado



29 Jul 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
29 Jul 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Too Much of a Good Thing (2)

Performances first 16 Jun 1869, previous 16 Jun 1869, next 30 Jul 1869

Cast as reference cast (16 Jun 1869)

BUT Captain Hector Montgomery:
  Ashley

2) The Greenwich Pensioner (3)

Performances first 21 Jul 1869, previous 24 Jul 1869, next 30 Jul 1869

3) Domestic Economy (62)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 28 Jul 1869, next 30 Jul 1869

General Non-Title Information

"Open for the summer season" (bill)


30 Jul 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
29 Jul 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Too Much of a Good Thing (3)

Performances first 16 Jun 1869, previous 29 Jul 1869, next 31 Jul 1869

Cast as reference cast (16 Jun 1869)

BUT Captain Hector Montgomery:
  Ashley

2) The Greenwich Pensioner (4)

Performances first 21 Jul 1869, previous 29 Jul 1869, next 31 Jul 1869

3) Domestic Economy (63)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 29 Jul 1869, next 31 Jul 1869


31 Jul 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
29 Jul 1869
playbill
London Theatre Museum

1) Too Much of a Good Thing (4)

Performances first 16 Jun 1869, previous 30 Jul 1869, next 2 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (16 Jun 1869)

BUT Captain Hector Montgomery:
  Ashley

2) The Greenwich Pensioner (5)

Performances first 21 Jul 1869, previous 30 Jul 1869

3) Domestic Economy (64)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 30 Jul 1869, next 2 Aug 1869


2 Aug 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
2 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Too Much of a Good Thing (5)

Performances first 16 Jun 1869, previous 31 Jul 1869, next 3 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (1)

Title Comment 1st time ever; "supported by the entire strength of the company" (bill)
AU: John P. Simpson

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, next 3 Aug 1869

Genre (drama) entire new drama; 3 acts

First Night Cast

Sir Simeon Sykes: Stuart; Captain Trevor: Dalton; Claude Ruby: W[illiam] H. Eburne; Doctor Mildmay: C[harles] H. Stephenson; Barak Maule (Master of Hambledon Iron Works): R. Phillips; Mark Measely: [Edward] Atkins; Herr Slobberiboski: Robert Romer; servant: Skinner; Huggins: C. J. Smith; Lady Sykes: Mrs. Leigh Murray; Marie Marguerite (wife to Maule): Miss M. Eburne; Barbara Maule (her mother): Mrs. Stoker; Marie (a child): Miss Amina Daubeny; Signora Blousabella: Mrs. H. Lewis; Polly Huggins: Miss Eliza Johnstone; workmen, villagers, children: [Unlisted]

Reference Cast

Sir Simeon Sykes: Stuart
Captain Trevor: Dalton
Claude Ruby: William H. Eburne
Doctor Mildmay: Charles H.
   Stephenson

Barak Maule: R. Phillips
Mark Measely: Edward Atkins
Herr Slobberiboski: Robert
   Romer

servant: Skinner
Huggins: C. J. Smith
Lady Sykes: Mrs. Leigh Murray
Marie Marguerite: Miss M.
   Eburne

Barbara Maule: Mrs. Stoker
Marie: Miss Amina Daubeny
Signora Blousabella: Mrs. H.
   Lewis

Polly Huggins: Miss Eliza
   Johnstone

workmen, villagers, children:
   Unlisted

I Hambledon Iron Works; II the village green; III Hambledon Hall

3) Domestic Economy (65)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 31 Jul 1869, next 3 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

Cast Comment Times gives Mr. E. Atkins, but continues to include G. Belmore in the list of performers in Domestic Economy


3 Aug 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
2 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Too Much of a Good Thing (6)

Performances first 16 Jun 1869, previous 2 Aug 1869, next 4 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (2)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 2 Aug 1869, next 4 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (66)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 2 Aug 1869, next 4 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

4 Aug 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
2 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Too Much of a Good Thing (7)

Performances first 16 Jun 1869, previous 3 Aug 1869, next 5 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (3)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 3 Aug 1869, next 5 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (67)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 3 Aug 1869, next 5 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

5 Aug 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
2 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Too Much of a Good Thing (8)

Performances first 16 Jun 1869, previous 4 Aug 1869, next 6 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (4)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 4 Aug 1869, next 6 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (68)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 4 Aug 1869, next 6 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

6 Aug 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
2 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Too Much of a Good Thing (9)

Performances first 16 Jun 1869, previous 5 Aug 1869, next 7 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (5)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 5 Aug 1869, next 7 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (69)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 5 Aug 1869, next 7 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

7 Aug 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
2 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) Too Much of a Good Thing (10)

Performances first 16 Jun 1869, previous 6 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (6)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 6 Aug 1869, next 9 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (70)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 6 Aug 1869, next 9 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

9 Aug 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
9 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (1)

AU: [John M. Morton]

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, next 10 Aug 1869

Genre (farce) celebrated Adelphi farce

First Night Cast

Mr. Bobtail: [Edward] Atkins; Mr. Wagtail: C. J. Smith; Langford: C. Locksley; Mrs. Bobtail: Miss Turtle; Mrs. Wagtail: Mrs. H. Lewis; Nancy Muddle: Miss Eliza Johnstone; nurse: Miss [Rose] Conran

Cast Comment Locksley was first billed as E. C. Locksley; the E. was later dropped. Whether the Locksley of this season is E. Locksley or a relative, we cannot state with certainty. A C. Locksley appeared in the next season

Reference Cast

Mr. Bobtail: Edward Atkins
Mr. Wagtail: C. J. Smith
Langford: C. Locksley
Mrs. Bobtail: Miss Turtle
Mrs. Wagtail: Mrs. H. Lewis
Nancy Muddle: Miss Eliza
   Johnstone

nurse: Miss Rose Conran

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (7)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 7 Aug 1869, next 10 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (71)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 7 Aug 1869, next 10 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

10 Aug 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
9 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (2)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 9 Aug 1869, next 13 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (8)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 9 Aug 1869, next 11 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (72)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 9 Aug 1869, next 13 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

11 Aug 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
11 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

Special Performance Benefit: John W. Anson (treasurer)

1) The Bonnie Fish Wife (1)

Title Comment "Fishwife" one word on bill
AU: [Charles Selby]

Performances first 11 Aug 1869, next 12 Aug 1869

Genre (farce) musical comedietta

First Night Cast

Wildoats: E[dward] H. Brooke; Maggie Macfarlane: Miss Minnie Davis; Miss Thistledown: Miss Minnie Davis; Gaiters: W. Brunton; Sir Hickory Heartycheer: [William] Elton

Reference Cast

Wildoats: Edward H. Brooke
Maggie Macfarlane: Miss Minnie
   Davis

Miss Thistledown: Miss Minnie
   Davis
Gaiters: W. Brunton
Sir Hickory Heartycheer: William
   Elton

"Beautiful Isle of the Sea", Miss Minnie Davis; "Caller Herrin'", Miss Minnie Davis

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (9)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 10 Aug 1869, next 12 Aug 1869

3) The Love Chase (1)

Title Comment a selection only from this play
AU: James S. Knowles

Performances first 11 Aug 1869, next 12 Aug 1869

Genre (comedy) admired comedy; selection

First Night Cast

Constance: Miss Amy Sedgwick; Wildrake: W. H. Vernon (perm Vining)

Cast Comment Miss Sedgwick kindly consented to appear in her great personation of Constance

Reference Cast

Constance: Miss Amy Sedgwick
Wildrake: W. H. Vernon

General Non-Title Information

favourite song: Miss Rebecca Isaacs


12 Aug 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
11 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

Special Performance Benefit: John W. Anson (treasurer)

1) The Bonnie Fish Wife (2)

Performances first 11 Aug 1869, previous 11 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (10)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 11 Aug 1869, next 13 Aug 1869

3) The Love Chase (2)

Performances first 11 Aug 1869, previous 11 Aug 1869

The second day of Anson's two-day benefit


13 Aug 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
13 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (3)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 10 Aug 1869, next 14 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (11)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 12 Aug 1869, next 14 Aug 1869

Unlisted roles omitted for reasons of space

3) Domestic Economy (73)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 10 Aug 1869, next 14 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

14 Aug 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
13 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (4)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 13 Aug 1869, next 16 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (12)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 13 Aug 1869, next 16 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (74)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 13 Aug 1869, next 16 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

16 Aug 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
16 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (5)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 14 Aug 1869, next 17 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (13)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 14 Aug 1869, next 17 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (75)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 14 Aug 1869, next 17 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

17 Aug 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
16 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (6)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 16 Aug 1869, next 18 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (14)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 16 Aug 1869, next 18 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (76)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 16 Aug 1869, next 18 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

18 Aug 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
16 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (7)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 17 Aug 1869, next 19 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (15)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 17 Aug 1869, next 19 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (77)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 17 Aug 1869, next 19 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

19 Aug 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
16 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (8)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 18 Aug 1869, next 20 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (16)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 18 Aug 1869, next 20 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (78)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 18 Aug 1869, next 20 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

20 Aug 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
16 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (9)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 19 Aug 1869, next 21 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (17)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 19 Aug 1869, next 21 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (79)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 19 Aug 1869, next 21 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

21 Aug 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
16 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (10)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 20 Aug 1869, next 23 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (18)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 20 Aug 1869, next 23 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (80)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 20 Aug 1869, next 23 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

23 Aug 1869
Mon eve
Adelphi
23 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (11)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 21 Aug 1869, next 24 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (19)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 21 Aug 1869, next 24 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (81)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 21 Aug 1869, next 24 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

24 Aug 1869
Tue eve
Adelphi
23 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (12)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 23 Aug 1869, next 25 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (20)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 23 Aug 1869, next 25 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (82)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 23 Aug 1869, next 25 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

25 Aug 1869
Wed eve
Adelphi
23 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (13)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 24 Aug 1869, next 26 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (21)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 24 Aug 1869, next 26 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (83)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 24 Aug 1869, next 26 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

26 Aug 1869
Thu eve
Adelphi
23 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (14)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 25 Aug 1869, next 27 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (22)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 25 Aug 1869, next 27 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (84)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 25 Aug 1869, next 27 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

27 Aug 1869
Fri eve
Adelphi
23 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (15)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 26 Aug 1869, next 28 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (23)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 26 Aug 1869, next 28 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (85)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 26 Aug 1869, next 28 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

28 Aug 1869
Sat eve
Adelphi
23 Aug 1869
playbill
New York Public Library

1) My Precious Betsy (16)

Performances first 9 Aug 1869, previous 27 Aug 1869

2) The Serpent on the Hearth (24)

Performances first 2 Aug 1869, previous 27 Aug 1869

3) Domestic Economy (86)

Performances first 17 May 1869, previous 27 Aug 1869

Cast as reference cast (17 May 1869)

BUT John Grumly: Edward Atkins

Theatre Information

Theatre Royal, Adelphi. Doors open 6:30, curtain 7:00.

Ticket prices: royal circle and orchestra stall private boxes (for 6) 2 12s 6d, first circle private boxes (for 6) 2 guineas, amphitheatre private boxes (for 6) 1 11s 6d, family private boxes (for 4) 1 guinea, orchestra stalls 6/-, balcony dress circle stalls 5/-, first circle stalls 3/-, pit stalls 2/-, pit 1/6d, amphitheatre stalls 1/-, gallery 6d.

Seasonal Dates

17 October 1868 - 28 August 1869 268 performances: 268 evening

Benefit (5): Miss Maria and Miss Nelly Harris (16 Jun 1869)
G. Belmore (21 Jul 1869)
Benjamin N. Webster (28 Jul 1869)
John W. Anson (treasurer) (11 Aug 1869, 12 Aug 1869)
Dark (3): Christmas (25 Dec 1868)
Ash Wednesday (10 Feb 1869)
Good Friday (26 Mar 1869)

Theatre Management And Functionaries

Authors/Pieces

Boucicault, Dion L. Flying Scud, The (21 Jul 1869)
Willow Copse, The (12 Jul 1869)
Cheltnam, Charles S. Greenwich Pensioner, The (21 Jul 1869)
Collins, W. Wilkie Black and White (29 Mar 1869)
Coyne, Joseph S. Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (23 Nov 1868)
Dibdin?, Charles Waterman, The (16 Jun 1869)
Falconer, Edmund Husbands Beware! (21 Jul 1869)
Fechter, Charles A. Black and White (29 Mar 1869)
Haines, John T. My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869)
Harris, Augustus G. Tom Thrasher (17 Oct 1868)
Too Much of a Good Thing (16 Jun 1869)
Kenney, Charles L. Willow Copse, The (12 Jul 1869)
Knowles, James S. Love Chase, The (11 Aug 1869)
Lemon, Harry Up for the Cattle Show (26 Oct 1868)
Lemon, Mark Domestic Economy (17 May 1869)
Marston, John W. Life for Life (10 May 1869)
Morton, John M. Day's Fishing, A (8 Mar 1869)
My Precious Betsy (9 Aug 1869)
Whitebait at Greenwich (29 Mar 1869)
Phillips, Watts Dead Heart, The (8 Feb 1869)
Reade, Charles Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869)
Selby, Charles Bonnie Fish Wife, The (11 Aug 1869)
Simpson, John P. Serpent on the Hearth, The (2 Aug 1869)
Taylor, Tom Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869)
Ticket-of-Leave Man, The (16 Jun 1869)
Unknown Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868)
Webster, Benjamin N. One Touch of Nature (28 Jul 1869)
Webster, Benjamin, Jr. Eve (31 May 1869)

Musical Composers And Arrangers

Ellis, Edwin Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868)
Mellon, Alfred Willow Copse, The (12 Jul 1869)

Actors

Aldridge

1st planter (30) in Black and White (5 Apr 1869 - 8 May 1869); Ferbras (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Tom Brown (86) in Domestic Economy (17 May 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); policeman (2) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Spouts (3) in Greenwich Pensioner (29 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Michael (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); 1st gaoler (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Will Wallett (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Detective officer (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Ashley

Count St. Valerie (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Arthur St. Valerie (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Bulpus (5) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Mr. Colt (1) in Husbands Beware! (21 Jul 1869); Sir Oscar (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); Mr. Ernest Vane (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Mons. Villefort (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Joe Tiller (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Mr. Beaumont Fletcher (1) in One Touch of Nature (28 Jul 1869); Captain Hector Montgomery (4) in Too Much of a Good Thing (16 Jun 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Mr. Glummer (42) in Whitebait at Greenwich (29 Mar 1869 - 15 May 1869); Arthur Apsley (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Atkins, Edward

David Michaelmas (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); John Grumly (22) in Domestic Economy (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Mr. Bobtail (16) in My Precious Betsy (9 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Mark Measely (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); John Small (42) in Whitebait at Greenwich (29 Mar 1869 - 15 May 1869)

Belmore, George G.

Mr. Plato (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Wimbledon Waggs (29) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Toupet (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Brutus Toupet (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Chesterfield Honeybun (155) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (23 Nov 1868 - 10 Jul 1869); John Grumly (64) in Domestic Economy (17 May 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Nat Goslin (1) in Flying Scud (21 Jul 1869); Bill Gale, A.B. (5) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Mr. Snaffles (1) in Husbands Beware! (21 Jul 1869); Caderousse (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Watchful Waxend (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Tom Thrasher (7) in Tom Thrasher (17 Oct 1868 - 24 Oct 1868); Peter Strollop (24) in Up for the Cattle Show (26 Oct 1868 - 21 Nov 1868); Augustus de Rosherville (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Bridges

sentinel (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Brooke, Edward H.

Wildoats (2) in Bonnie Fish Wife (11 Aug 1869 - 12 Aug 1869)

Brown

Jean (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869)

Brunton, W.

Gaiters (2) in Bonnie Fish Wife (11 Aug 1869 - 12 Aug 1869)

Conran, Master

Pompey (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869)

Cooke

Dougal (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869)

Cooper, Harwood

Mr. Kechup (1) in Husbands Beware! (21 Jul 1869); Sam (10) in Too Much of a Good Thing (16 Jun 1869 - 7 Aug 1869)

Cox

call boy (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); waiter (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Dalton

Captain Trevor (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Captain Hector Montgomery (6) in Too Much of a Good Thing (2 Aug 1869 - 7 Aug 1869)

Eburne, William H.

Sharp (29) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Michel (40) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 27 Mar 1869); Mr. Soaper (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Brigadier (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Mr. Belgrave (1) in One Touch of Nature (28 Jul 1869); Claude Ruby (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Lord Bubblemore (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Elton, William

Sir Hickory Heartycheer (2) in Bonnie Fish Wife (11 Aug 1869 - 12 Aug 1869)

Fechter, Charles A.

Maurice de Layrac (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Edmund Dantes (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Abbe Busoni (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Count Monte Cristo (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Spectre Captain (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Forbes

officers of health (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Franks

Allan (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869)

Grosvenor

Martinet (44) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 22 May 1869); Governor of the Chateau d'If (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Hitchenson

1st market man (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Baptiste Duval (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); servant (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Jones

Fouchez (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869)

Leighton

officers of health (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Locksley

2nd planter (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Captain O'Jiffey (29) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Antonio (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Harry Vane (5) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Colin (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); Colander (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); 1st police agent (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Captain Oakheart (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Fungus (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Locksley, C.

Langford (16) in My Precious Betsy (9 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869)

Neville, Henry G.

Vernon Hartwright (36) in Eve (31 May 1869 - 10 Jul 1869)

Paulo, James

George (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); 2nd gaoler (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Nobbs (7) in Tom Thrasher (17 Oct 1868 - 24 Oct 1868)

Phillips, R.

Wolf (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Reboul (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); R. Isaac Crank (155) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (23 Nov 1868 - 10 Jul 1869); Roderick (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); Sir Charles Pomander (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Danglars (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Black Brandon (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Barak Maule (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869)

Rawlings

1st man (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Romer, Robert

Cumming (29) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Keralio (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); James Burdock (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Penelon (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Herr Slobberiboski (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Joseph (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Skinner

black secretary (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Major O'Liffey (6) in Day's Fishing (5 Apr 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Michel (10) in Dead Heart (19 May 1869 - 29 May 1869); Hector (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); Hunsdon (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); commissary (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); servant (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); George (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Skinner, G.

policeman (3) in Greenwich Pensioner (29 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Spouts (2) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869)

Smith, C. J.

Dr. Jellicoe (29) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Jocrisse (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Colley Cibber (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Old Dantes (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Mr. Wagtail (16) in My Precious Betsy (9 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Jones (1) in One Touch of Nature (28 Jul 1869); Huggins (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Joe Martin (7) in Tom Thrasher (17 Oct 1868 - 24 Oct 1868); Lynx (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Stephenson, Charles H.

Mr. Bobbins (29) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Mr. Goahead (1) in Husbands Beware! (21 Jul 1869); Quin (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Mons. Morel (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Old Sculler (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Doctor Mildmay (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Dr. Brandysnap (10) in Too Much of a Good Thing (16 Jun 1869 - 7 Aug 1869); Mr. Benjamin Buzzard (42) in Whitebait at Greenwich (29 Mar 1869 - 15 May 1869); Colonel Vanguard (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Stirling, Arthur

Stephen Westcraft (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Abbe Latour (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Murdock (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); Fernand (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Harry Halyard (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Sir Richard Vaughan (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Stuart

Provost marshal (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Jacques Legrand (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Malcolm Macronald (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); Mr. Snarl (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Faria (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Sir Simeon Sykes (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Hulks (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Taylor, James G.

Simeon Grimsditch (36) in Eve (31 May 1869 - 10 Jul 1869); Sam Snatchem (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Timothy Nutts (7) in Tom Thrasher (17 Oct 1868 - 24 Oct 1868); Staggers (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Tomlin, E.

2nd market man (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Martinet (6) in Dead Heart (24 May 1869 - 29 May 1869); Torquil (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); officer of customs (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Travers, Ernest

1st planter (6) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 3 Apr 1869); Major O'Liffey (23) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 3 Apr 1869); Germain (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Simms (7) in Tom Thrasher (17 Oct 1868 - 24 Oct 1868)

Vernon, W. H.

Wildrake (2) in Love Chase (11 Aug 1869 - 12 Aug 1869)

Webster, Benjamin N.

Robert Landry (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Wollaston (36) in Eve (31 May 1869 - 10 Jul 1869); Triplet (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Noirtier (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); The beau (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); prison inspector (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Salomon Van Gripp (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Mr. William Penn Holder (1) in One Touch of Nature (28 Jul 1869); Luke Fielding (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Actresses

Brown, Miss Willa

Roxalana (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869)

Conran, Miss Rose

2nd customer (86) in Domestic Economy (17 May 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Lysimachcus (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); nurse (16) in My Precious Betsy (9 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869)

Daubeny, Miss Amina

Marie (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869)

Davis, Miss Minnie

Maggie Macfarlane (2) in Bonnie Fish Wife (11 Aug 1869 - 12 Aug 1869); Miss Thistledown (2) in Bonnie Fish Wife (11 Aug 1869 - 12 Aug 1869)

Eburne, Miss M.

Marie Marguerite (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869)

Furtado, Miss Teresa E.

Eve Wollston (36) in Eve (31 May 1869 - 10 Jul 1869); Mrs. Vane (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Mary Maybud (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Miss Constance Belmour (1) in One Touch of Nature (28 Jul 1869); Rose Fielding (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Grey, Miss Lennox

Mrs. Penfold (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Julia Tempest (29) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Cerisette (40) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 27 Mar 1869); Mrs. Honeybun (125) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (26 Dec 1868 - 10 Jul 1869); Mrs. Goahead (1) in Husbands Beware! (21 Jul 1869); Sally (42) in Whitebait at Greenwich (29 Mar 1869 - 15 May 1869)

Harris, Miss Maria

Mrs. Honeybun (28) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (23 Nov 1868 - 24 Dec 1868); Augustus Muffit (5) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Mrs. Colt (1) in Husbands Beware! (21 Jul 1869); Kitty Clive (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Mlle. Danglars (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Abigail Holdforth (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Cicely Thorn (7) in Tom Thrasher (17 Oct 1868 - 24 Oct 1868); Dianah Brandysnap (10) in Too Much of a Good Thing (16 Jun 1869 - 7 Aug 1869); Lucy Vanguard (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Harris, Miss Nelly

Cerisette (10) in Dead Heart (19 May 1869 - 29 May 1869); Mrs. Honeybun (2) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (17 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); Lotty (5) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Rose Elton (7) in Tom Thrasher (17 Oct 1868 - 24 Oct 1868); Isabel (10) in Too Much of a Good Thing (16 Jun 1869 - 7 Aug 1869)

Johnstone, Miss Eliza

Nancy Muddle (16) in My Precious Betsy (9 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Polly Huggins (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869)

Leclercq, Miss Carlotta

Miss Milburn (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Mercedes (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Lee, Miss Lillie

Jessie Wollaston (36) in Eve (31 May 1869 - 10 Jul 1869)

Lewis, Mrs. H.

Mrs. Compass (29) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Mrs. Struggles (5) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Mrs. Wagtail (16) in My Precious Betsy (9 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Signora Blousabella (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869)

Manley, Miss

Phoebe (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); 1st customer (86) in Domestic Economy (17 May 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Effie (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869)

Mellon, Mrs. Alfred

Catherine Duval (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Countess St. Valerie (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Ann Grimsditch (36) in Eve (31 May 1869 - 10 Jul 1869); Mrs. Professor Snaffles (1) in Husbands Beware! (21 Jul 1869); Peg Woffington (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Albert de Morcerf (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Meg (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Murray, Mrs. Leigh

Ruth (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Phoebe (29) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Mrs. Crank (155) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (23 Nov 1868 - 10 Jul 1869); Mrs. Grumly (86) in Domestic Economy (17 May 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Mrs. Pennithorne (5) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Ursula (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); Carconte (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Lady Sykes (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Miss Lucretia Buzzard (42) in Whitebait at Greenwich (29 Mar 1869 - 15 May 1869); Lady Apsley (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Neilson, Miss Adelaide

Lilian (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869)

Sedgwick, Miss Amy

Constance (2) in Love Chase (11 Aug 1869 - 12 Aug 1869)

Sidney, Miss Minnie

Kenelm (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869)

Stoker, Miss

2nd market woman (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Joe (86) in Domestic Economy (17 May 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Rose (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); Miss Apsley (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Stoker, Mrs.

1st market woman (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Marie (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Mrs. Jewell (155) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (23 Nov 1868 - 10 Jul 1869); Mrs. Snugsby (86) in Domestic Economy (17 May 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Mrs. Muffit (5) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Mrs. Triplet (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); Dame Halyard (2) in My Poll and My Partner Joe (21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869); Barbara Maule (24) in Serpent on the Hearth (2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Fan (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Turtle, Miss

Miss Westcraft (36) in Black and White (29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869); Charlotte Bobbins (29) in Day's Fishing (8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869); Rose (50) in Dead Heart (8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869); Mrs. Shackles (86) in Domestic Economy (17 May 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); maid-servant (36) in Eve (31 May 1869 - 10 Jul 1869); Jane (5) in Greenwich Pensioner (21 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869); Margery (8) in Life for Life (10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869); maid (1) in Masks and Faces (28 Jul 1869); 1st woman (96) in Monte Cristo (17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869); Mrs. Bobtail (16) in My Precious Betsy (9 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869); Betty (10) in Too Much of a Good Thing (16 Jun 1869 - 7 Aug 1869); Miss Georgina Apsley (12) in Willow Copse (12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

Musicians

Singers

Pieces Performed And Summary Cast Lists

* Black and White

(drama, 3 acts) by W. Wilkie Collins, Charles A. Fechter (36 times, 29 Mar 1869 - 8 May 1869)

Summary Cast:

Bonnie Fish Wife, The

(farce) by Charles Selby (2 times, 11 Aug 1869 - 12 Aug 1869)

Summary Cast:

* Day's Fishing, A

(farce) by John M. Morton (29 times, 8 Mar 1869 - 10 Apr 1869)

Summary Cast:

Dead Heart, The

(drama, prol, 3 acts) by Watts Phillips (50 times, 8 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1869)

Summary Cast:

Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell?

(farce) by Joseph S. Coyne (155 times, 23 Nov 1868 - 10 Jul 1869)

Summary Cast:

Domestic Economy

(farce) by Mark Lemon (86 times, 17 May 1869 - 28 Aug 1869)

Summary Cast:

* Eve

(drama, 3 acts) by Benjamin Webster Jr. (36 times, 31 May 1869 - 10 Jul 1869)

Summary Cast:

Flying Scud, The; or, Four-Legged Fortune

(drama, 1 scene) by Dion L. Boucicault (1 time, 21 Jul 1869)

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* Greenwich Pensioner, The

(comic drama, 2 acts) by Charles S. Cheltnam (5 times, 21 Jul 1869 - 31 Jul 1869)

Summary Cast:

Husbands Beware!

(farce) by Edmund Falconer (1 time, 21 Jul 1869)

Summary Cast:

Life for Life

(drama, 4 acts) by John W. Marston (8 times, 10 May 1869 - 18 May 1869)

Summary Cast:

Love Chase, The

(comedy, selection) by James S. Knowles (2 times, 11 Aug 1869 - 12 Aug 1869)

Summary Cast:

Masks and Faces; or, Before and Behind the Curtain

(comedy) by Tom Taylor, Charles Reade (1 time, 28 Jul 1869)

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* Monte Cristo

(romantic drama, prol, 4 acts) by Unknown, Edwin Ellis (comp) (96 times, 17 Oct 1868 - 6 Feb 1869)

Summary Cast:

My Poll and My Partner Joe

(drama, 2 acts) by John T. Haines (2 times, 21 Jul 1869 - 24 Jul 1869)

Summary Cast:

My Precious Betsy

(farce) by John M. Morton (16 times, 9 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869)

Summary Cast:

One Touch of Nature

(comedy) by Benjamin N. Webster (1 time, 28 Jul 1869)

Summary Cast:

* Serpent on the Hearth, The

(drama, 3 acts) by John P. Simpson (24 times, 2 Aug 1869 - 28 Aug 1869)

Summary Cast:

Ticket-of-Leave Man, The

(drama) by Tom Taylor (1 time, 16 Jun 1869)

Tom Thrasher

(farce) by Augustus G. Harris (7 times, 17 Oct 1868 - 24 Oct 1868)

Summary Cast:

Too Much of a Good Thing

(farce) by Augustus G. Harris (10 times, 16 Jun 1869 - 7 Aug 1869)

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Up for the Cattle Show

(farce) by Harry Lemon (24 times, 26 Oct 1868 - 21 Nov 1868)

Summary Cast:

Waterman, The [; or, The First of August]

(ballad opera) by Charles Dibdin? (1 time, 16 Jun 1869)

Whitebait at Greenwich

(farce) by John M. Morton (42 times, 29 Mar 1869 - 15 May 1869)

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Willow Copse, The

(drama) by Dion L. Boucicault, Charles L. Kenney, Alfred Mellon (comp) (12 times, 12 Jul 1869 - 27 Jul 1869)

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