The 1882 AJAX was performed at St Andrew’s Hall (later the Theatre Royal).
The cast included James Kenneth Stephen, first cousin of Virginia Woolf, poet and (later) a tutor to the royal family.
Cast and Crew (incomplete)
- Tecmessa: A.R. Macklin
- Ajax: J.K. Stephen
- Chorus-leader: A.C. Benson
- Composer: George Macfarren
The Times, 4th December 1882
Any doubts that may have existed as to the suitability of the Ajax for performances before a modern audience have been set at rest by the enthusiastic reception it received.