25 May 1769

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Theatre: Covent Garden
Theatrical Season: 1768-1769
Volume: 4
Comments: The Last time of the Company's performing this season. The Oxonian in Town, cannot be perform'd on account of the indisposition of a performer. Doors open at Half past 5. To begin at Half past 6. [Account Book indicates the following as paying up their deficiencies or half value of tickets: Perry, Gardner, Legg, Mrs Lampe and Mrs Jones, Wignell, Barnshaw, Wild, Mrs Hartle, Miss Brown, Ellis and Sherratt. Master Harris receiv'd #5 5s. for his performances this season. The Salary list for 25 May, recording payments for a ten day Period, amounted to #639 2s. 2d., or about #63 per day. Basic house charges of #63 may have been based on this salary figure, with the extras of candles, music, wardrobe, &c. added. See 6 June.] Receipts: #67 12s. (Account Book)

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  • Original Data

    Source: London Stage Information Bank

    *p??cg Cyrus. As 6 April. *a??cg The Apprentice. As 28 April, but Watchman-Quick; Wingate-Dunstall. *d??cg End: <i>The Merry Sailors</i>, as 20 Sept. 1768. *c??cg The Last time of the Company's performing this season. <i>The Oxonian in Town</i>, cannot be perform'd on account of the indisposition of a performer. Doors open at Half past 5. To begin at Half past 6. [Account Book indicates the following as paying up their deficiencies or half value of tickets: $Perry=, $Gardner=, $Legg=, $Mrs Lampe= and $Mrs Jones=, $Wignell=, $Barnshaw=, $Wild=, $Mrs Hartle=, $Miss Brown=, $Ellis= and $Sherratt=. $Master Harris= receiv'd #5 5s. for his performances this season. The Salary list for 25 May, recording payments for a ten day Period, amounted to #639 2s. 2d., or about #63 per day. Basic house charges of #63 may have been based on this salary figure, with the extras of candles, music, wardrobe, &c. added. See 6 June.] Receipts: #67 12s. (Account Book).
  • Cleaned Data

    *p1769 05 25 cg Cyrus. ^As17690406^.*a1769 05 25 cg The Apprentice. ^As17690428^ but Watchman-Quick; Wingate-Dunstall.*d1769 05 25 cg End: <i>The Merry Sailors</i>, ^as17680920^.*c1769 05 25 cg The Last time of the Company's performing this season. <i>The Oxonian in Town</i>, cannot be perform'd on account of the indisposition of a performer. Doors open at Half past 5. To begin at Half past 6. [Account Book indicates the following as paying up their deficiencies or half value of tickets: $Perry=, $Gardner=, $Legg=, $Mrs Lampe= and $Mrs Jones=, $Wignell=, $Barnshaw=, $Wild=, $Mrs Hartle=, $Miss Brown=, $Ellis= and $Sherratt=. $Master Harris= receiv'd #5 5s. for his performances this season. The Salary list for 25 May, recording payments for a ten day Period, amounted to #639 2s. 2d., or about #63 per day. Basic house charges of #63 may have been based on this salary figure, with the extras of candles, music, wardrobe, &c. added. See 6 June.] Receipts: #67 12s. (Account Book).
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    Event: 34820 | 17690525 | cg | The Last time of the Company's performing this season. <i>The Oxonian in Town</i>, cannot be perform'd on account of the indisposition of a performer. Doors open at Half past 5. To begin at Half past 6. [Account Book indicates the following as paying up their deficiencies or half value of tickets: $Perry=, $Gardner=, $Legg=, $Mrs Lampe= and $Mrs Jones=, $Wignell=, $Barnshaw=, $Wild=, $Mrs Hartle=, $Miss Brown=, $Ellis= and $Sherratt=. $Master Harris= receiv'd #5 5s. for his performances this season. The Salary list for 25 May, recording payments for a ten day Period, amounted to #639 2s. 2d., or about #63 per day. Basic house charges of #63 may have been based on this salary figure, with the extras of candles, music, wardrobe, &c. added. See 6 June.] Receipts: #67 12s. (Account Book)
    Performance: 71816 | 34820 | p | Cyrus | As17690406.
    AsSeeDate: 71816 | cg | p | As | 17690406
    Cast:
    469040 | 71816 | Cyrus | Powell
    469041 | 71816 | Cambyses | Smith
    469042 | 71816 | Mithranes | Bensley
    469043 | 71816 | Astyages | Clarke
    469044 | 71816 | Harpagus | Hull
    469045 | 71816 | Mandane | Mrs Yates
    469046 | 71816 | Aspasia | Mrs Mattocks
    469047 | 71816 | lists <i>Mirza</i> | $Davis=, but Davis does not appear on the playbill, which lists $Mrs Lessingham=, though no part appears for her in the 1768 edn.). Mrs Lessingham played <i>Aspasia</i> according to the listing in <i>Lloyd's Evening Post</i>, 2 thru 5 Dec.
    Performance: 71817 | 34820 | a | The Apprentice | As17690428 but Watchman-Quick; Wingate-Dunstall.
    AsSeeDate: 71817 | cg | a | As | 17690428
    Cast:
    120600 | 71817 | Watchman | Quick
    120601 | 71817 | Wingate | Dunstall.
    469048 | 71817 | Charlotte | Miss Ogilvie.
    469049 | 71817 | Apprentice | Woodward
    469050 | 71817 | Gargle | Morris
    469051 | 71817 | Simon | Cushing
    Performance: 71818 | 34820 | d | End: <i>The Merry Sailors</i>, as17680920
    AsSeeDate: 71818 | cg | d | As | 17680920
    Cast:
    469052 | 71818 | <i>The Merry Sailors</i> | Aldridge.

Mainpiece

Title: Cyrus
Comments:
As17690406.
Cast:

Afterpiece

Comments:
As17690428 but Watchman-Quick; Wingate-Dunstall.
Cast:

Dance

Comment: End: The Merry Sailors, as17680920

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