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Children in the Wood. Libretto. English

Children in the Wood. Libretto. English



by Thomas Morton, Esq. ; to which are added a description of the costume, cast of the characters, entrances and exits, relative positions of the performers on the stage, and the whole of the stage business ; as performed at the principal London and American theatres. (statement of responsibility)
U.S. RISM Libretto Project.
Title inscribed on p. 3; p. 26-27 presumably filmed twice ; list of author's works--title page ; costume description--p. 8.
Cast of Characters/Drury Lane, 1793: SIR ROWLAND. Mr. Barrymore -- LORD ALFORD. Mr. Dignum -- WALTER. Mr. Bannister -- OLIVER. Mr. Caulfield -- 1ST RUFFIAN. Mr. Burton -- 2ND RUFFIAN. Mr. Cooke -- APATHY. Mr. Suet -- SERVANT. Mr. Maddocks -- GABRIEL. Mr. Benson -- JOSEPHINE. Mrs. Bland -- LADY HELEN. Miss De Camp -- WINIFRED. Mrs. Hopkins -- CHILDREN. Master Menage, Miss Menage--p. 7.
Cast of Characters/Park, 1830: SIR ROWLAND. Mr. Richings -- LORD ALFORD. Mr. T. Placide -- WALTER. Mr. Hilson -- OLIVER. Mr. Woodhull -- 1ST RUFFIAN. Mr. Nexen -- 2ND RUFFIAN. Mr. Durie -- APATHY. Mr. Povey -- GABRIEL. Mr. Placide -- JOSEPHINE. Mrs. Wallack -- LADY HELEN. Mrs. Durie -- WINIFRED. Mrs. Wheatly -- CHILDREN. Miss Parker, Miss Wheatly--p. 7.
Cast of Characters/National, N.Y., 1852: SIR ROWLAND. Mr. Brand -- LORD ALFORD. Mr. Stafford -- WALTER. Mr. J.R. Scott -- OLIVER. Mr. J.M. Cooke -- 1ST RUFFIAN. Mr. Fredericks -- 2ND RUFFIAN. Mr. Cline -- APATHY. Mr. Herbert -- GABRIEL. Mr. G.L. Fox -- JOSEPHINE. Mrs. Drew -- LADY HELEN. Miss Barber -- WINIFRED. Mrs. Bannister -- CHILDREN. Master Marsh, Miss Marsh--p. 7.
Performance: London, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, 1793. (venue)
Performance: London, Park Theatre, 1830. (venue)
Performance: New York, National Theatre, 1852. (venue)





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