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Theatre Royal, Covent Garden ...This evening, Wednesday, April 26, 1837, will be presented (with the original music by Matthew Locke) Shakspeare's tragedy of Macbeth ... After which, ninth time, an entirely new farce called the Modern Orpheus, or Music the food of love ... to conclude with the favorite operatic romance of Quasimodo, or, The gypsey girl of Notre Dame. Overture & music selected from the works of Carl Maria von Weber ... To-morrow, Thursday (4th time) Brian Boroihme, or, The Maid or Erin : To conclude with ... Mr. Sheridan Knowles' historical play of William Tell ... On Friday, will be performed (by particular desire) the play Ion, written by Mr. Serjeant Talfourd ... after which, the original drama of The country squire ... To conclude with The Modern Orpheus ... On Monday will be produced a new historical tragedy to be called Strafford ... Mr. Osbaldiston has the honor of announcing ... that his benefit will take place on Monday, the 8th of May on which occasion will be presented Shakspeare's historical play of King Henry the Eighth ...
(S. G. Fairbrother, 1837)
Royal Italian Opera, Covent Garden :Mr. Frederick Gye having in the most generous spirit placed this theatre at the disposal of the council for a benefit in aid of the funds of the Royal Dramatic College, this evening, Thursday, March 29, 1860: the entertainments will commence ... with the first act of Sir Bulwer Lytton's play of Money : to be succeeded by the trial scene from Shakspeare's Merchant of Venice ... after which, a selection from the late Douglas Jerrold's nautical drama of Black-eyed Susan ... to be followed by a scene from the fifth act of Macbeth ... the screen scene from the fourth act of Sheridan's comedy of School for scandal ... during the evening, a selection of vocal music ... J. Maddison Morton's farce of Box & Cox ... the celebrated Christy Minstrels will give selections from their popular entertainment : to conclude with the new and successful sketch, by Montague Williams and F. C. Burnand ... entitled B. B. ...
(Printed by Peel's Steam Machine, 1860)
Miss O'Neill's night :Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden: This present Saturday, April 29 1815, will be acted the tragedy of the Grecian daughter ... After which (2nd time) Milton's revived masque of Comus ... the original musick by Handel and Arne, with additions by Bishop, the overture by Cherubini. ... Mr. Kemble will perform on Monday, Coriolanus, on Thursday, The Stranger ... After which, the new melo-drama called The Forest of Bondy, or, The Dog of Mortargis ... after which, The Sleep walker, to which will be added, Zembuca ...
(E. Macleish, 1815)
Theatre Royal, Sadler's Wells :Lessee, Thomas Longden Greenwood ... Under the management of Mrs. Warner and Mr. Phelps of the Theatres Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and Haymarket, Friday, August 16th, 1844, and Saturday, 17th, the performances will commence with the admired play of The Stranger ... After which, the interlude of A Thumping legacy ... To conclude with the laughable farce all Bachelors' Buttons.
(S. G. Fairbrother and Son, printers, 1844)