Papers relating to William Charles Macready, 1831-1839.

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Beaumont, Francis, 1584-1616. Papers relating to William Charles Macready, 1831-1839.

Papers relating to William Charles Macready, 1831-1839.

The Bridal, draft of an adaptation by William Charles Macready and James Sheridan Knowles of Francis Beaumont's play The Maid's Tragedy, written in holograph manuscript by Macready and Knowles; contract engaging Macready at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, for two seasons, 1831-1832 and 1832-1833, [London], Sep 10, 1831, signed by Frederic Polhill and witnessed by Charles Ellis; and a speech written by Macready, autograph manuscript, addressed to the audience on his retirement from management of Covent Garden Theatre, [London], Jul 16, 1839. Also present is a contract engaging Helen Faucit at Covent Garden for one season, 1837-1838, [London], Aug 10, 1837, signed by William Farren and witnessed by George Burtley.

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Polhill, Frederic, fl. 1833-1842.

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Farren, William, 1786-1861

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Epithet: actor; of Add MS 45918 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000818.0x000346 Epithet: actor; of Add MS 42890 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000818.0x000345 ...

Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862

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Epithet: dramatist; of Add MS 42712 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x000138 Anglo-Irish dramatist and actor. From the description of James Sheridan Knowles letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 181587980 Irish actor and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : Aberfoyle, Loch Ard Lodge, and Torq...

Martin, Helena Faucit, 1817-1898.

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Beaumont, Francis, 1584-1616

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Epithet: Justice of Common Pleas British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001091.0x0002a3 Epithet: of Add MS 36059 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001091.0x0002a7 Epithet: RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001091.0x00028a Epithet: of Add MS 10543 ...

Covent Garden Theatre

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Thomas Harris, John Philip Kemble and others proprietors of the New Theatre Royal called Covent Garden Theatre. From the description of Grant for 85 years from Covent Garden Theatre to George Raikes of Cornhill, Esq. [manuscript], 1809 September 18. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 281643481 The Covent Garden Theatre was built by John Rich in London in 1732. Also known as the Royal Opera House. From the description of Documents concerning finance...

Drury Lane Theatre

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The Drury Lane Theatre in London is the oldest English theater still in use. From the description of Financial records, 1747-1817. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78201833 From the guide to the Financial records, 1747-1817., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) The performances took place at the King's theatre, Haymarket and at the Lyceum between 1809 and 1812. Some of Benjamin Wyatt's plans for the rebuilding of...

Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

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English actor, recognized as perhaps the greatest English character actor of his day. He was especially noted for his Shakespearean roles. From the description of Letter, 1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391814 William Charles Macready was a tragedian. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1821-1849, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886139 William Charles Macready was an English stage manager and actor...