The Henry Irving Archive
Digital Resources for Scholars and Students
Bibliography and Document Archive
Plays and Productions
Who Was Who at the Lyceum Theatre
"An actor of the highest rank comes nearer to the heart of the people
than do other great men."
--- The Times, 21 October 1905,
the day after Sir Henry Irving's
burial in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey.
This site is managed by Kristan Tetens (Michigan State University) in partnership with the Irving Society (UK), which promotes the study of the life of the English actor-manager Henry Irving (1838-1905), his artistic achievement at the Lyceum Theatre with partner Ellen Terry (1847-1928), and his contribution to Victorian culture.
For more information on Victorian theatre history, including bibliographies and links to online resources, visit the Victorian Theatre Research Web at www.msu.edu/~tetenskr/index.html.
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