BROUGH, William (1826-70). Hercules and Omphale; or, the Power of Love. An Original Classical Extravaganza. (Lacy’s Acting Edition). (Occasional light spotting/light soiling). Last two pages uncut. Publisher’s tan wrappers (chipping to corners and spine with loss, a few tears).
44pp. 8vo. [London], Thomas Hailes Lacy, [no date. c.1865].
Hercules and Omphale or The Power of Love by William Brough is a classical extravaganza which premiered at Royal St. James Theatre in London on 26 December 1864. Hercules was played en travesti by Charlotte Saunders (possibly Charlotte Cushman Saunders) with a Miss Herbert as Omphale.
PROVENANCE: William Wallford (Signature dated Feb 4th 1865 to title page).
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