Scala Theatre


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Occupation Dora Carrington
Carrington painted the costumes for Lytton Strachey 's first staged play, The Son of Heaven, shown at the Scala Theatre in 1925.
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press.
Performance of text Cicely Hamilton
The premiere of CH 's suffrage drama A Pageant of Great Women, with direction and some collaboration by Edith Craig , was given at the Scala Theatre in London.
Cockin, Katharine. Edith Craig (1869-1947): Dramatic Lives. Cassell.
Cockin, Katharine. Edith Craig (1869-1947): Dramatic Lives. Cassell.
Cockin, Katharine. “Cicely Hamilton’s Warriors: dramatic reinventions of militancy in the British women’s suffrage movement”. Women’s History Review, Vol.
, No. 3/4, pp. 527-42.
Performance of text Una Marson
UM 's At What a Price ran for three nights at the Scala Theatre , where it became the first black colonial production in London's West End.
Jarrett-Macauley, Delia. The Life of Una Marson, 1905-65. Manchester University Press.
Performance of text Christopher St John
The one-act play The Pot and the Kettle by CSJ and Cicely Hamilton was first performed at the Scala Theatre , London, accompanying Hamilton's A Pageant of Great Women.
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.


April 1875: Ellen Terry presented the character of Portia...

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April 1875

Ellen Terry presented the character of Portia in an unsuccessful production of The Merchant of Veniceat the Prince of Wales Theatre ; the role became synonymous with her name.


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