Shakespeare's “King John”

Broadside for the Theatre Royal at Covent Garden performing Shakespeare's “Tragedy of King John,” Monday April 27, 1829.

London: Printed by W. Reynolds, 1829.

Price: $125.00

About the item

1 vols. ca. 8 1/2 x 13 inches. Shakespeare's “King John”. Some light wear, creases, else an excellent piece.

Item #23129

The Tragedy starred James Warde, Charles Kemble, Mrs. Vining, and Mr. Mears. After the tragedy “The Devil's Elizer; or the Shadowless Man” was to be performed starring Mr. Ward and Miss Hughes. Notices for forthcoming performances are listed on the lower portion of the broadside and a note reading “An authenticated Medical Certificate had been transmitted, announcing that Miss Smithson is detained at Amsterdam by a sever indisposition…” This would be the well known Miss Smithson who married Hector Berlioz.