(THEATRE). THEATRE ROYAL, Drury Lane. ~ For the Benefit of Miss Paton. Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. This Evening, Tuesday, June 19, 1827 His Majesty’s Servants will perform the Opera of The Slave… June 19, 1827.
Broadside (340 × 200 mm), on bluish paper. Right-hand edge uncut. Very well preserved.
The entertainments of the evening included Thomas Morton’s The Slave (1816) with the main character, Gambia, played by Mr Cooper, followed by music (including the first British appearance of celebrated Belgian violinist Charles Auguste de Bériot), a one act comic farce The Sultan and a ‘Serio-comic Operatic Bombastic Piece’ entitled Amoroso.