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Theatre Royal playbill: Mr Gardiner Coyne, etc., 17 May [1859]

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Theatre Royal playbill: Mr Gardiner Coyne, etc., 17 May [1859]

Theatre Royal,

Soul lessee and responsible manageress Mrs Charles Pitt, 87, Norfolk Street.

Licenced to play all the pieces of the Dramatic Authors Society.

Stage manager Mr Montague Smythson.


Fanny Pitt

begs respectfully to inform the gentry and the public in general, that her



Will take place on

Friday evening, May 17.

Last night but one of the inimitable Irish comedian and vocalist, Mr.



The curtain will rise to H. T. Craven's successful serial comic drama, in two acts, (now playing in London to crowded houses), entitled

Meg’s Diversion.

To be followed by a laughable interlude, called An



The whole to conclude with the new and original operatic burlesque extravaganza (founded on Donizetti's popular opera, and consequently, very unlike the romance,) of

Lucia Di


Or, the Laird, The Lady, and The Lover.

[Performers]: Mr Noel Austin, Mrs J. Bisson, Miss Sophy Browning, Mr Frank Clements, Mr O. Cromwell, Miss Jenny Elton, Mr J. Harvey, Mrs Charles Pitt, Miss Fanny Pitt, Mr Harry Pitt, Mr C. Rowella, Mr Roberts Tindell, Mr E. W. Travers.

Doors open at half past six, to commence at seven o’clock.

Dress circle and boxes 3s., Pit 1s., Gallery 6d.

Private boxes, to hold six, £1 1s.

Box plan at Mr Thorpe's, confectioner, High Street, where tickets may be obtained, or of Miss Fanny Pitt, 87 Norfolk Street, and at the theatre.

No money returned.

Jeremiah Robertshaw, steam printer, lithographer, etc Excelsior offices Angel Street, Sheffield.

Original at Sheffield City Archives: BC/16/76.

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