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    • [Correspondence from Richard Brinsley Sheridan]

    • 1800-08-15
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816) to the Treasurer of Drury Lane Theatre, Mr. Peake, dated August 15th, 1800. The note is written in ink on stationery paper. It also contains an ink transcription by a previous owner believed...
    • [Broadside for Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, "William Tell"]

    • 1831-01-24
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Theatre Royal, Drury Lane Broadside for the evening of Monday, January 24, 1831. The broadside is printed on thin rag paperstock which is worn and torn slightly around the edges. The typeset is letterpress and lists two pieces. The first piece is...
    • [Broadside for Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, "Stranger"]

    • 1833-01-19
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Theatre Royal, Drury Lane Broadside for the evening of Saturday, Oct. 19, 1833. The broadside is letterpressed on rag paperstock and lists two pieces. The first piece is the play 'Stranger' starring William Charles Macready (1793-1873) and Mrs....
    • [Broadside for Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, "Werner"]

    • 1833-11-18
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for London's Theatre Royal, Drury Lane for the evening of Monday, Nov. 18, 1833. The broadside is letterpressed on rag paperstock and lists three pieces. The first piece is the play 'Werner' starring William Charles Macready (1793-1873)...
    • [Broadside for Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, "Antony & Cleopatra"]

    • 1833-11-21
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for London's Theatre Royal, Drury Lane for the evening of Nov. 21, 1833. The broadside is letterpressed on rag paperstock and lists two pieces. The first piece is Shakespeare's 'Antony & Cleopatra' starring William Charles Macready...
    • [Broadside for Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, "Virginius"]

    • 1833-12-11
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for London's Theatre Royal, Drury Lane for the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, 1833. The broadside is letterpressed on rag paperstock and advertises three pieces. The first piece is Sheridan Knowles' 'Virginius.' The second piece is the...
    • [Broadside for Theatre Royal, Haymarket, "Jealous Wife!"]

    • 1839-09-27
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for the Theatre Royal, Haymarket in London, which advertises William Macready in 'Jealous Wife!' on Friday, Sept. 27th, 1839, in a benefit for Mr. W. Farren. The broadside contains the cast list of 'Jealous Wife!' as well as the cast...
    • [Circular for Walnut St. Theatre, Charlotte Cushman]

    • 1842-10-31
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Circular of the Walnut St. Theatre in Philadelphia on Oct. 31, 1842, signed by the theatre's manager, American tragic actress Charlotte Cushman. The circular is letterpressed on official Walnut St. Theatre staionery and is signed in ink. The...
    • [Book Plate of W. C. Macready]

    • 1851-02-26
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • A book plate believed to be from 'The Complete Works of Shakspere [sic]' edited by J. O. Halliwell and published by John Tallis & Co. in 1860. The black and white illustration shows Mr. W. C. Macready delivering his farewell address at the Theatre...
    • [Broadside for Broadway Theatre, New York, "Richelieu"]

    • 1853-03-10
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for the Broadway Theatre in New York, advertising the play 'Richelieu' for Thursday evening, March 10th, 1853. Playing Cardinal Richelieu was Edwin Forrest (1806-1872). The broadside contains the cast lists of 'Richelieu' and the...
    • [Broadside for Haymarket Theatre, London, "Guy Mannering"]

    • 1855-06-25
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside of Haymarket Theatre in London, UK for Monday, June 25, 1855, advertising the melodrama 'Guy Mannering.' The broadside is letterpressed on rag paperstock and contains the cast list of the play.
    • [Clipping, Cast list, "Rip Van Winkle", Cleveland Theatre, Cleveland]

    • 1855-10-29
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from the program for 'Rip Van Winkle' performed Oct. 29, 1855 at the Cleveland Theatre in Cleveland, OH. It lists John Ellsler in the role of Rip Van Winkle. Two other pieces were also performed that evening, 'Immortals'...
    • [Playbill for New Chestnut St. Theatre, Philadelphia, "Metamora]

    • 1863-04-06
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Playbill dated April 6th, 1863 for Edwin Forrest's (1806-1872) production of "Metamora" at the New Chestnut St. Theatre in Philadelphia. The playbill is printed on one side of paper and contains information written on the back by the original...
    • [Program for Boston Theatre, "Rip Van Winkle"]

    • 1867-03-30
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from the Boston Theatre program of 'Rip Van Winkle' performed on March 30, 1867. Two other pieces were also performed as a part of this evening's entertainment: 'Bull in a China Shop' and 'Persecuted Dutchman!' Cast lists...
    • [Playbill for Boston Theatre, "A New Way to Pay Old Debts"]

    • 1867-04-24
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Playbill for April 24, 1867 Boston Theatre performance of 'A New Way to Pay Old Debts' starring Edwin Booth as Sir Giles Overreach. The playbill includes the cast list, Booth's performance schedule for the rest of that week, and seat pricing...
    • [Boston Theatre Broadside for Joseph Jefferson]

    • 1870-04
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for the Boston Theatre leased by Junius Brutus Booth. Broadside advertises one week's performances for Mr. Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) in the role of 'Rip Van Winkle.' The cast is listed on the broadside, as well as admission prices.
    • [Program for Daly"s Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York, "London Assurance"]

    • 1875-04-28
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Bill of the Play from Augustin Daly's Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City. This program is dated 28 April 1875. The pieces in production for this matinee are "London Assurance" and "The Good For Nothing" as a memorial to Dan Bryant. Future...
    • ["The Ray" Newspaper, Boston Theatre, "Rip Van Winkle"]

    • 1875-05-12
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • "The Ray" newspaper, dated 12 May 1875, a publication of the Boston Theatre. This newspaper is printed on one large sheet of thin paper and folded in half to be four pages long. The cover page advertises that evening's performance of "Rip Van...
    • [Program for Daly"s Fifth Ave. Theatre, New York, "Ah Sin!"]

    • 1877-08-29
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program for Augustin Daly's Fifth Avenue Theatre for August 29th, 1877 featuring Mark Twain and Bret Harte's production of "Ah Sin!" The program was formerly printed on both sides of one sheet of paper and folded in half to deliver four pages of...

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