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[THEATRE ROYAL, YORK]. Theatre-royal, york...This present Evening, thursday, March 9th, 1843 Her Majesty's Servants will perform the admired Opera of love in a village...

York. Blyth and Moore, [1843].
Dimensions 190 x 310 mm. Single leaf broadside. Damp-stained to head, a trifle creased, very small hole to lower corner.
A playbill advertising a performance at the Theatre Royal, York of Love in a Village, a three act ballad opera composed and arranged by Thomas Arne (1710-1778), with a libretto by Isaac Bickerstaff (1733-1808), based on Charles Johnson’s 1729 play The Village Opera. First performed on 8th December 1762, the work set a fashion for pastiche opera, enjoying 40 performances in its first season alone.
£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 21390