Excerpt: In 1859, the Edinburgh house of Wood and Company published a Sketch of the History of the Edinburgh Th eatre-Royal in honor of its fi nal performance and closing, its author lamenting that “Th is House, which has been a scene of amusement to the citizens of Edinburgh for as long as most of them have lived, has at length come to the termination of its own existence” (3).
Slagle, Judith Bailey. 2015. The Rise and Fall of the New Edinburgh Theatre Royal, 1767-1859: Archival Documents and Performance History. Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research. Vol.30(1,2). 5-29. https://rectrjournal.org/current-issue/ ISSN: 0034-5822