Black Caesar Troupe (London-Vic, 52), 8 Mar. 1852 -10 Mar. 1852, London

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Event Type

Dramatic

Event Details

Troupe: Black Caesar Troupe (London-Vic, 52) (

only those members directly involved in the performance of race listed (Harrison - Black Caesar, Lee - Lillian)

)
Venue Type: Theatre
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Dramatic
Venue: Royal Victoria Theatre
Date: 8 March 1852-10 March 1852
Date notes: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
Black Caesar; Or, The Mariner & His Dog Quid Mrs. G. Lee/ R. Harrison/ Black Caesar Troupe (London-Vic, 52)


Casting

  • Old Standard – Mr. Richards;
  • Frederick Standard – Mr. F. H. Henry;
  • Black Caesar – Mr. R. Harrison;
  • Jack Union – Mr. J. Matthews;
  • Jeremiah Popjay – Mr. J. Howard;
  • Philippe and Guillaum [sic] – Messrs. Brunton & Cohen;
  • Quid & Nepune (the Seamans’ Dogs) – the celebrated Devilshoot and Florence;
  • Lillian – Mrs. G. Lee
  • Drama, Play

    Bibliographic Sources

    • University of Bristol, Theatre Collection Playbill (Victoria Theatre) - March 8-10, 1852
      Info in Record:
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Performers Listed: “Black Caesar, (a treacherous slave…) Mr. R. Harrison”, “Lillian, (a Creole slave…) – Mrs. G. Lee”. For remainder of cast, see attached document scan.
      • Days & Times: “Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday” (March 8-10, 1852)
      • Venue Name: “Royal Victoria Theatre”
      • Other Acts on Bill: “a Powerful Romantic Drama…entitled The Castle Burners Or, Calderoni, the Robber of the Hills” (1st on bill); “the celebrated Picturesque Russian Drama of interest, entitled, The Fatal Snow Storm” (2nd);
      • Program Info: “a powerfully written Drama…entitled, Black Caesar Or The Mariner and His Dog Quid”
      • Other:
        description/review,
        performance time,
        ticket info,
        other (surrounding events at venue, venue staff)
    • University of Bristol, Theatre Collection Playbill (Victoria Theatre) - March 8-10, 1852
      Info in Record:
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Performers Listed: “Black Caesar, (a treacherous slave…) Mr. R. Harrison”, “Lillian, (a Creole slave…) – Mrs. G. Lee”. For remainder of cast, see attached document scan.
      • Days & Times: “Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday” (March 8-10, 1852)
      • Venue Name: “Royal Victoria Theatre”
      • Other Acts on Bill: “a Powerful Romantic Drama…entitled The Castle Burners Or, Calderoni, the Robber of the Hills” (1st on bill); “the celebrated Picturesque Russian Drama of interest, entitled, The Fatal Snow Storm” (2nd);
      • Program Info: “a powerfully written Drama…entitled, Black Caesar Or The Mariner and His Dog Quid”
      • Other:
        description/review,
        performance time,
        ticket info,
        other (surrounding events at venue, venue staff)