The Theatre des Varietes in 1852

The Theatre des Varietes in 1852

by David Hillery


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This book gives a picture of a year's activities at the Théâtre des Variétés. It includes an account of the financial side of the Theatre and impressions of the principal actors and actresses, as well as a month-by-month overview of what was actually performed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719087776
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 10/02/2012
Series: Durham Modern Languages Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

David Hillery is a former Senior Lecturer in French at the University of Durham

Table of Contents

1. John Bowes and the Théâtre des Variétés
2. The troupe - actors and actresses - impressions
3. 1852 - a year at the varietes
4. A financial overview
5. Index of plays and playwrights in 1852
6. Monthly distribution of performances in 1852
7. Monthly accounts, April - December 1852
8. Nightly box office takings, 9 April - 31 December 1852
9. Tables:
i. Nightly box office totals for 1852
ii. Monthly totals and daily averages
10. A list authors used in 1852
11. Bibliography

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