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Title: 'The Octoroon', 'Stage Struck', 'The Artful Dodge!'
ID: 2003711_64228457
Theatre Amphitheatre
Year: 1865
Description: Saturday, 26th August, 1865.
Tonight is the opening night of Don Boucicault's, '...great drama' called, 'The Octoroon' (or, 'Slave Life in Louisiana'). On Saturday (matinee), Monday, Wednesday and Friday, the play will be followed by the 'laughable farce' of, 'Stage Struck'. On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening, the play will be concluded by the 'screaming farce' entitled, 'The Artful Dodge'.
Actors include: Mr. Johnson Towers, Mr. Charles Robinson, Mr. W. Ellerton, Mr. W. Roberts Tindell, Mr. Charles Fenton, Mr. W. Harmer, Mr. W.H. Foote, Mr. H. Mackenzie, Mr. J.H. Dalton, Mr. Robertson, Mr. Walton Scott, Mr. W. Hodgson, Mr. P. Bradley, Mr. Montague, Miss E. Beaufort, Miss Madge Robertson, Miss Lizzie Wilmore, Mrs. Charles Robinson, Miss Hodson, Mrs. Robertson, Miss M. Parker

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