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Theatre-Royal, Edinburgh: from the rapturous applause which last night attended the interesting performances of the American Indian Warriors, in the revived grand historical ballet of action in three acts, founded on The death of Captain Cook ... this present evening, Thursday, Oct. 1. 1818, will be performed the comedy of The way to get married ... to which will be added, 2d time these 9 years, the historical ballet of action, called Captain Cook
Bib ID 5814182
Format BookBook [text, sheet]
Description Edinburgh : Theatre-Royal, 1818 
1 broadside ; 28 cm 
Biography/History

A playbill for the Edinburgh season of an 1818 revival of the famous "Historical Ballet" based on the death of Captain Cook, which was first performed in 1789. In this season, the libretto is adapted to include performances by "Amercian Indian Warriors", who appear to play the part of the Hawaiian Islanders, as well as taking audiences through "various ceremonies descriptive of the peculiar manners and customs of their country". Evidently the American Indians were on a tour of the north, because the same year they gave an archery display in competition with the Scottish Royal Company of Archers.

Notes

Caption title.

At top of title: W. 11. D. 60.

Cited In

Beddie, 3800

Subjects Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Assassination - Drama.  |  Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Death and burial.  |  Theatre Royal (Edinburgh, Scotland)  |  Playbills - Scotland - Edinburgh - Specimens.  |  Theater programs - Scotland - Edinburgh - Specimens.  |  Explorers - England - Death.  |  Advertising - Performing arts - Scotland - Edinburgh - Specimens.  |  Broadsides - Scotland - Edinburgh - Specimens.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Theatre Royal (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Also Titled

Death of Captain Cook

This present evening, Thursday, Oct. 1. 1818, will be performed the comedy of the Way to get married ...

To which will be added, 2d time these 9 years, the historical ballet of action, called Captain Cook

American Indian Warriors

Captain Cook

Way to get married

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