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Prologue and epilogue, spoken at the opening of the Theatre in Drury-Lane 1747

Samuel Johnson

Prologue and epilogue, spoken at the opening of the Theatre in Drury-Lane 1747

by Samuel Johnson

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Published by printed by E. Cave; sold by M. Cooper, and R. Dodsley in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 8486, no. 01.
ContributionsGarrick, David, 1717-1779
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination12p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18360491M

Prologue Spoken By Mr. Garrick. At the Opening of the Theater Royal, Drury Lane, When Learning's triumph o'er her barbarous foes First reared the stage, immortal Shakespeare rose; Each change of many-coloured life he drew, Exhausted worlds, and then imagined new: Existence saw him spurn her bounded reign. Theatre Royal, Drury Lane This page summarises records created by this Business The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

THEATRE ROYAL DRURY LANE. The Theatre Royal Drury Lane is a London West End theatre in Covent Garden, in the City of Westminster. The building faces Catherine Street(earlier named Bridges or Brydges Street) and backs onto Drury building standing today is the most recent of four theatres at the same location dating back to , making it the oldest London theatre. Find discount hotels near Theatre Royal Drury Lane at Check reviews & photos. Book online or by phone. Instant confirmation.

The term "Drury Lane" is often used to refer to the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, which has in different incarnations been located in the street since the 17th century, even though today the main entrance is on Catherine Street. Also in Drury Lane is the Gillian Lynne Theatre. Drury Lane was the location of the first J Sainsbury store. Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), Samuel Johnson's Prologue spoken at the opening of the Theatre in Drury-Lane in with Garrick's Epilogue: a facsimile of the hitherto undiscovered first edition / (New York: Dodd, Mead, ), also by Samuel Johnson, David Garrick, and David Garrick (page images at HathiTrust).


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2 First rear'd the stage, immortal Shakespear rose; 3 Each. The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, commonly known as Drury Lane, is a West End theatre and Grade I listed building in Covent Garden, London, building faces Catherine Street (earlier named Bridges or Brydges Street) and backs onto Drury building is the most recent in a line of four theatres which were built at the same location, the earliest of which dated back tomaking Address: Catherine Street, London, WC2, England.

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The history of the book was as follows:—In the month of August,there appeared in the daily newspapers an advertisement to the effect that the committee for rebuilding Drury Lane Theatre were anxious to promote a "free and fair competition" for an address to be spoken upon the re-opening of the theatre on the 10th of October ensuing.

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Cave at St John's Gate; sold by M. Cooper in Pater-Noster-Row, and R. Dodsley in P all-Mall M,DCC,XLVIL Quarto. 12 pages. First edition. prologue spoken at the opening of the theatre in drury-lane, * Written for the first performance at Drury-Lane under Garrick's management on Tuesday, 15 Septemberthe Prologue was spoken by him then, and on 16, 17, and 19 September.

Prologue by Samuel Johnson and Epilogue by David Garrick, spoken at the opening of the Theatre in Drury-Lane, Drury Lane Theatre may refer to: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, a theatre in the Covent Garden area of London, England; Drury Lane Theatre (Illinois), a theater near Chicago, United States; See also.

Drury Lane (disambiguation) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the. From the Adam Collection. Observations on IMacbeth. London, Containing Johnson's plans for a new edition of Shakespeare. Frotn the Yale Library. Prologue and Epilogue, Spoken at the Opening of the Drury Lane Theatre, London, The only copy in existence.

Lent by Dr. Rosenbach. The Vanity of Human Wishes. London, The maid of the oaks: a new dramatic entertainment. As it is performed at the Theatre-Royal, in Drury-Lane. [Six lines from the prologue]. [John Burgoyne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press.

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