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Adelphi Theatre playbill: Enormous attraction for the Easter holidays [Apr 1858]

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Adelphi Theatre playbill: Enormous attraction for the Easter holidays [Apr 1858]

Lessee – Mr Cooper Clifford.

Enormous attraction for the Easter holidays.

Engagement for a few nights only of Mr W. Montague, the celebrated tragedian, formerly of this theatre.

Production of an entirely new legendary drama, and revival of a popular eastern spectacular romance, supported by Mr W. Montague and an augmented company.

Notwithstanding the expense attendant upon these important productions, there will be no advance in the prices.

On Easter Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 5th, 6th and 7th, the entertainments will commence with an original legendary and mystical drama, by Samuel Wilson, esquire, embracing the most exciting incidents, and in and introducing some extraordinary supernatural effects, Entitled Justice Sleeps Not or, The Spectral Brother!!

After which, will be revived the popular grand romantic spectacular melodrama, entitled 40 Thieves!

[cast:] Miss E. Armour, Mr S. Artaud, Mr T. B. Bennett, Mr D. Byng, Mr Dwyn, Miss Lemmon, Mr Melvin, Mr W. Montague, Mr Pryor / Mr Prior, Mr Sharples, Mr Shovelling, Mrs Shovelling, Miss Swift, Mr Warren, Mr Watts, Miss Woulds and Mr Young.

Prices of admission - dress circle, 2s. Side boxes, 1s. Pit, 6d. Gallery, 3d.

J. Pearce, junior, Printer, Daily Telegraph office, Aldine Court, High Street, Sheffield.

Original at Sheffield City Archives: BC/16/6.

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