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Theatre Royal playbill: The Octoroon!, etc., 26 May 1866

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Theatre Royal playbill: The Octoroon!, etc., 26 May 1866

Theatre Royal,

Under the sole management of Mrs Chas. Pitt [Mrs Charles Pitt], 87, Norfolk Street.

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


extra night!

Half prices!

To all parts of the house.

Reserved boxes, 2s.

Boxes, 1s., Pit, 6d., Gallery, 3d.

In consequence of the overflowing houses that have greeted the revival of the grand sensation drama of

The Octoroon!

he management has made arrangements with the popular and successful actor,

Mr W. Sidney!

To repeat, for this night only, his fine impersonation of Salem Scudder

on Saturday, May 26th, 1866,

the performances will commence with Dion Boucicault’s celebrated Great American sensation drama of The


Or, life in Louisiana.

To conclude with the celebrated romantic drama, entitled

Matteo Falconeor, the Brigand of the Abruzzi.

On June 11th,Mr Henry Corri and Miss Annie Thirlwall's


English Opera Company.<br /><br />[Performers:] Mr Noel Austin, Mr J. Best, Mrs J. Bisson, Mr G. Brindsley, Mrs Brindsley, Mr F. Clements, Mr W. R. Clifton, Mr Henry Corrie, Miss Lousie Craddock, Mr O. Cromwell, Mr H. Delmere, Mrs H. Delmere, Miss Egan, Miss Graham, Mr P. R. James, Mr Morgan, Mr T. Percival, Master A. Pitt, Mr Charles D. Pitt, Miss Fanny Pitt, Mr J. Rooke, Miss E. Saville, Mr W. Sidney, Mr Stephens, Miss Annie Thirlwall.

Doors open at Seven: performance to commence at half past.

The Box plan at Mr J. Thorpe's, Fargate; where tickets and places may be secured. Police in attendance to maintain order.

Smoking strictly prohibited.

J. Robertshaw, printer (by steam power), Excelsior offices Angel Street, Sheffield.

Original at Sheffield City Archives: BC/16/78.

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