1818.101: Performance Handbill, October 31, 1818.

Published: 1818

Full Title: New theatre, on Saturday evening, Oct. 31, will be acted the celebrated tragedy Bertram, or The castle of St. Aldobrand (written by Maturin) ... to which will be added the laughable farce of the Romp ... in preparation with appropriate scenery, Sheridan's celebrated tragic play of Pizarro …

Author: Bollingbrook Street Theatre in Petersburg.

Place Issued: Petersburg

Issuing Press: Whitworth & Yancey

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 28 cm. x 19 cm. (broadside).


Only known copy is part of a complete run of playbills for this inaugural season (October 21 to November 7) of the Bollingbrook Street Theatre held by the Virginia Historical Society. The plays mentioned here are Bertram, or, The Castle of St. Aldobrand by Charles Robert Maturin, The Romp, A Farce by Isaac Bickerstaff, and Pizarro by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

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