Demeter (1904)

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Start date: 
11 June 1904
End date: 
22 June 1904
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Production notes: 
This masque by Robert Bridges was produced by Margery Fry, the Librarian of Somerville, for the official opening of the Library on 11 June. There was a repeat performance on 22 June. The piece was revived at Somerville fifty years later in 1954 (see ID 10149). Triptolemus and Demophoön episode in (from Ovid, Metamorphoses 5.642-61).
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Metamorphoses Ovid
Person Role Notes
Robert Bridges Writer
H. C. Escreet Actor Demeter
Margery Fry Producer
H. Gregory Actor Hermes
Henry Hadow Composer
C. E. Jeffery Actor Artemis
O. M. Myers Actor Persephone
E. R. Pearson Actor Hades
S. L. Peters Actor Athena
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Somerville College (Oxford, County of Oxfordshire, England) 11 June, 1904 to 22 June, 1904

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