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Collection Description

Collection Title
Edinburgh Royal Lyceum Theatre: Box 3 (1948-68)
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Edinburgh Royal Lyceum Theatre: Box 3 (1948-1968)
Collection of ca. 250 playbills from the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh. Approximately half of the programmes are from plays performed by the Wilson Barrett Company, with piano accompanists who are named in each programme. Many contain newspaper clippings about the particular performance. The rest of the programmes are from performances of recitals, ballet, dance, pantomine, musicals, musical revues, folk music, and plays with music, some from the Edinburgh International Festival.
Companies and individuals represented:
Compagnie Renaud Barrault
Metropolitan Ballet
Glasgow Citizens' Theatre
Old Vic Theatre Company
Glasgow Unity Theatre Society
Daniel Mayer Company
Polish Ballet
Bankside Players Company
Dame Edith Sitwell
English Stage Company
Les Frères Jacques
Beatrice Lillie with Howard Godwin at the piano (5/9/60)
Edinburgh Festival Society
Moscow State Variety Theatre Company
London Ballet
Bristol Old Vic Company
Juliette Greco with Freddy Balta, accordion (4/9/61)
Royal Shakespeare Company
Edinburgh and Leith Boy Scouts Association
Ballet Rambert
Edinburgh Ballet Theatre
Oxford Playhouse Company
Marlene Dietrich, with orchestra conducted by Burt Bacharach (31/8/64)
Les Ballets Africains
Royal Lyceum Theatre Company
Bettina Jonic, mezzo-soprano, directed by James Porter (20, 21, 25/7/66)
The Corries and The Karlins (26-28/5/[66])
Jose de la Vega Spanish Dance Company
Date range of collection
1948 - 1968
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Location Details

National Library of Scotland, Music Collections
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EW United Kingdom
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Large reference collection of printed, manuscript and audio-visual music material, including books, scores, periodicals, audio, video and multi-media formats. Legal deposit library.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council