The Winter’s Tale

New month, new play! The Winter’s Tale

Here are some images from around web:

A playbill for a production from 1802, with a Barrymore as Polixenes, and Sarah Siddons as Hermione…

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A silk playbill from an 1887 production with Mary Anderson as Hermione, Paulina, and Perdita. You’ve got to wonder just how in the hell they performed that last scene.

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Here’s a photo of Anderson as Perdita…

…and as Hermione…

…alas, no Paulina…

An artist rendering of Act Five, Scene Three…

and another…

A photograph from an early twentieth century production…

and another…

And after the holiday, we move from July to winter…

 

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