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Theatre Royal playbill: The Dead Heart, etc., 6-7 June 1866

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Theatre Royal playbill: The Dead Heart, etc., 6-7 June 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.

Last four nights


Mr Coleman!

Mr S. Calhaem, Miss Beatrix Shirley,

And the present powerful company.

Great and triumphant success


The Dead Heart.

On Wednesday and Thursday, June 6th and 7th, 1866,

the performances will commence with Watt's Phillips dramatic romance entitled


Dead Heart.

To conclude with on Wednesday,

Young England!

On Thursday,

Ticklish Times!

In both of which Mr S. Calhaem will appear, assisted by the company.

On Friday, under distinguished patronage,

Bulwer’s comedy of


And other entertainments; on which occasion the whole of the dress circle will be reserved.

The box plan is already prepared at Mr Thorpe's.

[Performers:] Miss Bertha Adams, Mr Archer, Mr Brown, Mr S. Calheam, Mr Caville, Mr Cleveland, Mr Coleman, Mr Edward Coleman, Miss Edwards, Mr R. Hawkins, Miss Fanny Heath, Mr McLaren, Mr Royce, Mr Charles Sennett, Miss Beatrix Shirley, Mr Watson, Mr Wilson.

Important notice.

The following tariff of prices has been decided on, for the purpose of meeting the views of all classes of the community.

Dress circle (seats reserved) 2s. 6d.

Side boxes 1s. 6d.Pit (front seats reserved) 1s.

Amphitheatre (back seats of pit) 0s. 6d.

Gallery 3d.

Half-price to dress circle and side boxes, at the end of the second act of The Dead Heart, at or about nine o’clock, 1s. 6d. and 1s.

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

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

Original at Sheffield City Archives: BC/16/80.

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