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Poster for a performance of the opera 'Haydée, or The Secret' and the ballet 'L'Invitation à la fête' on 21 November 1848 at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden

Collection: Poster Collection
Object number: ROH/MAR/POS/2247
Date: 21 November 1848
Date notes: Date of the performance, rather than of the poster's creation.
Description: Poster with black and red text, listing the casts as below. The top of the poster lists the ticket prices under the headline 'General Reduction of Prices!' The poster also announces forthcoming performances of the opera 'The Lady of the Lake' ('La donna del lago') with the ballets 'The Amazons' (Act I) and 'The Peri' (Act I) on 22 November, the opera 'Haÿdée' on 23 November, and 'The Lady of the Lake' on 24 November. The operas 'Quentin Durward' and 'Kenilworth' are in preparation. 'Kenilworth' by Francesco Schira (after the novel by Sir Walter Scott) was rehearsed but never performed.
Printer: W S Johnson
Conductor: Francesco Schira
Chorus Master: Land
Singer: John Sims Reeves
Singer: H Whitworth
Singer: Herberte
Singer: H Corri
Singer: Tyler
Singer: Smith
Singer: Sharpe
Singer: Sanger
Singer: Haynes
Singer: Marks
Singer: Eaton
Singer: J Bartlett
Singer: Emma Lucombe
Singer: Messent
Dancer: Celeste Stephan
Dancer: Thérèse Cushnie
Dancer: Paul
Dancer: Jules
Dancer: Chapino
Dancer: Moncelet
Dancer: Annie Payne
Dancer: Louise
Stage director: George Ellis
Company: Theatre Royal, Covent Garden
Language: English
Dimensions: height 76 cm; width 51 cm
Condition: Fair.Poster has been cleaned and conserved.
Related work: La donna del lago