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Theatre Royal [Auckland] :Rob Roy and Blue Beard for the last times. Thursday Dec[ember] 31st, 1857, will be again presented the musical drama of "Rob Roy" ... with the grand Eastern "Blue Beard". 1857.

Reference Number: Eph-D-DRAMA-1857-01

Arrangement of text, with the crest of the Theatre Royal at the top..Cast includes Mr Wood, Mr B N Jones, Mr F Varley (also the scenic artist), Mr W Hill (also acting manager), Mr Sims, Mr Walcot, Mr T S Bellair (also the stage manager), Mrs T S Bellair, Mrs W Hill, Miss Emma James, Miss Batwell. Musical director is Mr I Davis.

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Theatre programmes, Ephemera, Relief prints, Letterpress works and Advertising, related to Frank Varley, T S Bellair, W Hill, Walter John Hill, Robson Bielby Walcot, Theatre Royal (Auckland), Richardson & Sansom (Firm), Auckland City, Theatre - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Theatres - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

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Theatre Royal [Auckland] :Rob Roy and Blue Beard for the last times. Thursday Dec[ember] 31st, 1857, will be again presented the musical drama of "Rob Roy" ... with the grand Eastern "Blue Beard". 1857., Reference Number Eph-D-DRAMA-1857-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s) on poster.Relief print, on poster 587 x 228 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy where possible.

Other copies available: File print and colour transparency available in Ephemera Room.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: Richardson & Sansom, Printers; Recto - centre: "New scenery from the magic brush of Frank Varley, who has dipped his pencil in the sunbeams for this occasion only. The music composed and arranged by Mr Walcot, assisted by Mr I Davis, who has tried to out Bellini, La Sonambula, improve upon Rossini, and out Herod Bishop. The tout ensemble will be of such an unmentionable description that the stern moral of the dramatic action cannot fail to impress all beholders".

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