Franklin

Theatre, Walnut Street, Vox Populi. Doors will be opened at a quarter after 6, and the performance commence at 7 o-clock. Box 75, pit 37, gallery 25 cents. Box Book open at 10 o'clock, on the Mornings of Mr. & Miss Kemble's Performance. Miss Fanny Kemble's, Benefit, on which occasion she will appear as Portia, and 1st time, as Mary Copp. Mr. Kemble as Shylock, And for the first time in America, in his original character of Charles the 2d. Thursday Evening, March 21, 1833. Will be presented Shakspeare's Play of the Merchant of Venice. Shylock, Mr. Kemble. ... : After which the whimsical Comedy of Charles 2d; or, The Merry Monarch. Written by John Howard Payne, Esq. and performed at the Theatre Convent Garden, London, upwards of 150 nights, with the greatest success. Charles the 2d, Mr. Kemble. ...

Author/Creator:
Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Other Title:
Merchant of Venice
Charles 2d; or, The Merry Monarch
Charles the Second
Merry Monarch
Publication:
[Philadelphia] : [Publisher not identified], [1833]
Series:
Print Collection 8 ; v. 28 no. 8.
Format/Description:
Book
1 sheet ([1] page) : illustration ; 55.9 x 13.9 cm
Subjects:
Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice.
Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852. Charles the Second.
Playbills -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Specimens.
Theaters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Playbills.
Castlists.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Printed area measures 48.1 x 11.5 cm.
Performance date: March 21, 1833.
Local notes:
Print Collection 8 copy is v. 28 no. 8 in a collection of playbills bound together.
Print Collection 8 copy has Library of the University of Pennsylvania bookplate which reads " The Horace Howard Furness Memorial donated by Horace Howard Furness, Jr. and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness."
Penn Provenance:
Furness, Horace Howard, 1865-1930 (donor) (Print Collection 8 copy)
Furness, Louise Brooks Winsor (donor) (Print Collection 8 copy)
Penn Chronology:
1833
Contributor:
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893, actor.
Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854, actor.
Playbill and Program Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Philadelphia Theater Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
950265973
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