1905 theatre programme
Theatre: The Imperial Theatre
Performance: Hawthorn U.S.A
Main Actors: Lewis Waller, H. V Esmond
This 1905 theatre programme has a detailed and regal illustration of resembling a coat of arms, on the front cover.
Underneath is the title of the play Hawthorn USA which was described as a light play in four acts by James Bernard Fagan. The original music of the performance was composed by Mr Raymond Roze.
The cast list is presented on page 2 & 3, among the accomplished cast list we see that Mr Lewis Waller successful actor, Lessee and Manager of the theatre is playing the character of Anthony Hamilton Hawthorne and Mr H. V Esmond, another extremely accomplished and popular actor is playing the character of Augustus III.
Page 4 has interesting advertisements relevant to the decade accompanied by some detailed illustrations.
This 1905 theatre programme is a single sheet of cream card with a vertical spinal fold and is printed with purple ink. Consists of 4 pages including front and back cover. Approx. H 20cm x W 14cm