Shakespeare Tercentenary Festival, Wellington 1916. Souvenir programme. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, printers. del Jas Ellis [Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd 15404]

Shakespeare Tercentenary Festival, Wellington 1916. Souvenir programme. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, printers. del Jas Ellis [Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd 15404]
Date
1916
By
Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd
Ref
Eph-B-DRAMA-1916-01
Description

Programme with front cover design by James Ellis, lists the items in a pageant held to celebrate 300 years since the death of William Shakespeare. The musical prologue was performed by string orchestra and pianoforte under Mr Robert Parker. Other speakers included Sir John Findlay, Mr J M Clark. The pageant was arranged and staged under the direction of Mrs James Hannah, and the following actors were involved as Shakespearean characters: Vera Pegg, Mira Cawley, Mrs Sydney Tingey, Elsie Strickland, Iris Inglesby, Nancy & Marie Chalmers, Doris Symes, Mrs J Pearce, Mabel Gallichan, Lorna Chapman, Mimi Bell, Mrs Frank Blanford, Esther Hunter, Mavis King, Ethel Churchill, Flo Gow, Lilian Petrie, Beryl Townsend, Iris Trim, Dorothy Montgomery, Miss Carte, Janie Petrie, Fergus & Maurice Reeves, Mrs Maysmor, Byron Brown, Mr Sydney Tingey, Mrs P J Nathan, Betty Purdom, Hazel Hardwicke, Hazel Jeffery, Mary Cowley, Dorothy MacDowell, Una Edilson, Ngaire Lemmon, Betty Menard, Irene Marsh, Miss Hardinge-Maltby, Mr W Rowell, Mr L W Hanlon, Mr H Hiskins, Mr J R Butland, Mr Culford Bell, Cecil Dealy, Colin Trim, Pauline Brown, Zita Chapman, Norman Aitken, W W Craford, Marie Fix, Phipps Williams, S Laslett Exton.

This festival was held 3-5 May 1916, according to the newspaper previews in Evening Post, 26 April 1916, Page 8; and in the Dominion, 3 May 1916, Page 3

Quantity: 1 Programme(s).

Physical Description: Letterpress,purple on sheet 285 x 440 mm, folded to 285 x 220 mm.

Additional description

Some foxing on this copy.

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[Programmes and fliers relating to drama, plays and dramatic performances in New Zealand. 1916-1919]
Format
1 Programme(s), Ephemera, Theatre programmes, Letterpress,purple on sheet 285 x 440 mm, folded to 285 x 220 mm.
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