Antique flier/playbill from The New Theatre Royal. Covent Garden. London.
Dated Saturday. March 23. 1811 (5th time).
“The Tragedy of Cato”; and
“Blue Beard (or Female Curiosity)”.
All the cast are listed by name.
Featuring Mr Kemble and Mr Grimaldi.
Mr Kemble was an actor at the top of his profession in late Georgian times.
Mr Grimaldi plays a peasant in Blue Beard.
Shakespeare’s Historical Play of King Henry the Fifth and The Rivals are also featured at the bottom.
Size: 10 x 7.25 inches (approx).
Reasonable condition for their age – has 2 small holes where it has been punched to go in a folder.
Suitable for framing or as a historic document or both.
This came from a batch or folio of similar posters from this period. I will be listing others in due course.
Original. not a copy.