By Johanne M. Stochholm

ISBN-10: 1138792918

ISBN-13: 9781138792913

The nice Shakespeare Jubilee competition used to be held at Stratford, lower than the course of David Garrick. The get together was once the commitment of the recent city corridor and the presentation through Garrick of a statue of Shakespeare. huge curiosity, enthusiasm, and controversy have been aroused by way of the plans, which concerned not just theatrical and rhetorical festivities yet fireworks, processions and a horserace.


This booklet used to be initially released in 1964 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s start. It describes the pageant, which touched heights of good fortune and depths of catastrophe, its effect on Stratford, its after results in London, in particular theatrical London, the place rival managers attempted to make the most of Garrick’s thought and the place Garrick became the Stratford failure into resounding good fortune at Drury Lane. the writer costs entertainingly from newspapers, memoirs, and performs, and illustrates her e-book with modern engravings and portraits.

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