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Title Cinderella; or, The Glass Slipper
Date 17 Dec 1803
Licence Application Date 17 Dec 1803
First Performance Date 8 Jan 1804
Document Type Play  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA1396
Language English
Document Description The first appearance on stage of the Cinderella story as a pantomime.
Theme Myths, Legends, Folk Tales & Fairy Tales  
Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane  
Theatre Manager Bannister, John  
Lord Chamberlain Cecil, James (1st Marquess of Salisbury)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Larpent, John  
Genre Comic Opera  
Acts Two  
Keywords pantomime  fairy tale  royalty  rags-to-riches  
Additional Information Application December 17, 1803, John Bannister, Drury Lane. Produced January 3, 1804. Manuscript dated by Larpent December 24. Compared to 1804 (Devonshire Collection 8vo 49): slight differences, songs, only, printed. See LA 1604.
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