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Event Comment: Mainpiece: [a tragedy by Alexander Dow]: Never acted before. New Scenes, Dresses and Decorations. This Play was receiv'd with very great Applause Mrs Barry Play'd finely & the Scenes were applauded (Hopkins Diary). Rec'd Stopages #4 12s. 6d. Paid 4 days salary list #348 14s. 8d. Mr King's extra salary #2 (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #238 19s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Sethona

Cast
Role: Prologue Actor: Reddish
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Serapis Actor: Barry
Role: Menes Actor: Reddish
Role: Amasis Actor: Aickin
Role: Orus Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Otanes Actor: Packer
Role: Myrtaeus Actor: Davies
Role: Officers Actor: Wright, Wheeler, Keen
Role: Sethona Actor: Mrs Barry
Related Works
Related Work: Sethona Author(s): Alexander Dow

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Cast
Role: Sneak Actor: Weston.
Role: Major Sturgeon Actor: Bannister
Role: Jerry Sneak Actor: Weston
Role: Bruin Actor: Wright
Role: Lint Actor: Castle
Role: Heel@Tap Actor: Bransby
Role: Sir Jacob Jollup Actor: Waldron
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Miss Pope.
Event Comment: Benefit 1st night for Author [Alexander Dow]; Rec'd Mr Condell's 2nd payment for Fruit Office #20; Paid Mr Dorman for Coals #43 15s.; Mr Jones (worsted laceman) #15 12s. 6d.; Messrs Barrow & Co., for Oil #50 12s.; Mr Gardner (shoemaker) #30 17s. 6d.; Mr Powney (stationer) #10; Mr Bib (sword cutler) #11 7s.; Mr Hatsell (mercer) #45 11s.; Mr Dobson (pipe-maker) #5 13s.; Mr Blakes, (hatter) #8 4s. 6d.; Mr J. French on acct #5 5s. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #187 18s. 6d. Charges #73 10s. Profit to author #114 8s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Sethona

Cast
Role: Serapis Actor: Barry
Role: Menes Actor: Reddish
Role: Amasis Actor: Aickin
Role: Orus Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Otanes Actor: Packer
Role: Myrtaeus Actor: Davies
Role: Officers Actor: Wright, Wheeler, Keen
Role: Sethona Actor: Mrs Barry
Related Works
Related Work: Sethona Author(s): Alexander Dow

Afterpiece Title: High Life below Stairs

Cast
Role: Sir Harry's Serv't Actor: Dodd.
Role: Duke's Serv't Actor: Palmer
Role: Young Lovel Actor: Cautherly
Role: Philip Actor: Baddeley
Role: Freeman Actor: Fawcett
Role: Kitty Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Robert Actor: Ackman.
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 3 years. [See 7 Oct. 1768.] Mr Clinch made his first appearance in the part of Alexander tolerable figure & Voice a Little too much upon the Brogue, he is very wild & Aukward-but was receiv'd with Applause (Hopkins Diary). [Macmillan note from Kemble differs slightly.] Paid Dr Arne as per order #31 8s.; Mr Stacie for drawing leases, #3 3s. Tallow chandler's first bill #29 13s. 3d.; Mr Jefferson on note, #200 (Treasurer's Book). [Reviewer for Town and Country Magazine more favorable to Clinck's performance than is Hopkins.] Receipts: #149 19s. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great; Or, The Rival Queens

Performance Comment: Alexander-A Young Gentleman [Clinch] first appearance in this character; Hephestion-Packer; Lysimachus-Hurst; Polperchon-Bransby; Thessalus-J. Aickin; Slave-Griffiths; Aristander-Wright; Perdiccas-Ackman; Eumenes-Keen; Clytus-Aickin[, first time; Cassander-Palmer; Statira-Miss Mansell; Roxana-Miss Young[, first time; Sysgambis-Mrs Johnston; Parisatis-Miss Ambrose; [In Act II, The Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon-.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: A Young Gentleman
Role: Hephestion Actor: Packer
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Hurst
Role: Polperchon Actor: Bransby
Role: Thessalus Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Slave Actor: Griffiths
Role: Aristander Actor: Wright
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Ackman
Role: Eumenes Actor: Keen
Role: Clytus Actor: Aickin
Role: Cassander Actor: Palmer
Role: Statira Actor: Miss Mansell
Role: Roxana Actor: Miss Young
Role: Sysgambis Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Parisatis Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: The Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babyl Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Cast
Role: Sturgeon Actor: Bannister
Role: Bruin Actor: Griffith
Role: Sneak Actor: Weston
Role: Sir Jacob Actor: Baddeley
Role: Lint Actor: Waldron
Role: Heel Tap Actor: Bransby
Role: Roger Actor: Messink
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Miss Pope.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs West. Tickets to be had of West, at the Ship, near the Seven Houses, Rotherhithe. Mainpiece: In Act II the triumphal entry of Alexander into Babylonv; In Act IV the grand Banquet where Alexander kills his faithful soldier, old Clytus. [The playbill contains a lengthy synopsis of the plot of the mainpiece; it concludes by noting that "the many flowery passages with which this tragedy abounds does honour to the pen of its author, N. Lee, Esqr., and we may justly say with Mr Pope, 'Such plays alone shou'd please a British ear, as Cato's self had not disdain'd to hear.'"]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great; Or, The Rival Queens

Performance Comment: Alexander-West; Hephestion-Russell; Lysimachus-Smith; Cassander-Comerford; Polyperchon-Jones; Perdiccas-Johnson; Thessalus-Dancer; Aristander-Thomas; Eumenes-Brown; Clytus-Lewis; Roxana-Mrs Wilks; Sysigambis-Mrs Ross; Parisatis-Miss Taylor; Satira-A Gentlewoman [unidentified].unidentified].
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: West
Role: Hephestion Actor: Russell
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Smith
Role: Cassander Actor: Comerford
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Jones
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Johnson
Role: Thessalus Actor: Dancer
Role: Aristander Actor: Thomas
Role: Eumenes Actor: Brown
Role: Clytus Actor: Lewis
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Wilks
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Ross
Role: Parisatis Actor: Miss Taylor
Role: Satira Actor: A Gentlewoman

Afterpiece Title: Marriage a la Mode [i

Cast
Role: Sir Charles Racket Actor: West
Role: Drugget Actor: Lewis
Role: Lovelace Actor: Smith
Role: Woodley Actor: Johnson
Role: Mrs Drugget Actor: Mrs Ross
Role: Nancy Actor: Miss Taylor
Role: Dimity Actor: Mrs Wilks
Role: Lady Racket Actor: Mrs West

Song: II: the grand chorus, See the conquering Hero comes-; Between Acts: Singing, as17760925

Entertainment: Monologue.The Painter's Art-[from Taste, by Samuel Foote]; Lady Pentweazle-Master Russell

Event Comment: Read ye parts of Alexander, Clytus, and Statire before going into Pit (Neville MS Diary)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander; Or, The Rival Queens

Performance Comment: Alexander-Barry; Hyphestion-Palmer; Cassander-Gardner; Polyperchon-Bannister; Lysimachus-Davis; Thessalus-Smith; Clytus-Sowdon; Aristander-Thompson; Eumenes-Keen; Perdiccas-Strange; Roxana-Mrs Burden; Sisigambis-Mrs Johnston; Parisatis-Mrs Jeffreys; Statira-Mrs Dancer.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Barry
Role: Hyphestion Actor: Palmer
Role: Cassander Actor: Gardner
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Bannister
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Davis
Role: Thessalus Actor: Smith
Role: Clytus Actor: Sowdon
Role: Aristander Actor: Thompson
Role: Eumenes Actor: Keen
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Strange
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Burden
Role: Sisigambis Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Jeffreys
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Dancer.
Related Works
Related Work: Three Hours after Marriage Author(s): Alexander Pope
Related Work: The Count of Burgundy Author(s): Alexander Pope
Related Work: Lupone; or, The Inquisitor Author(s): Alexander Gordon
Related Work: Telemachus Author(s): Alexander Scarlatti
Related Work: Sethona Author(s): Alexander Dow

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Cast
Role: Trappolin Actor: Shuter
Role: Conjurer Actor: Bannister
Role: Methodist Actor: Weston

Dance: As17670729 but Italian Peasant-Dulm ($Neville)

Event Comment: Mr Lacy a Proprietor of this Theatre made his first appearance upon the Stage in the part of Alexander. He is very Tall, & Thin, a good Voice but His Fright took away from it's power--he was rec'ed with Applause. Mr Garrick wrote a New Occasional Prologue to introduce him, which was Spoken by Mr King & rec'ed with great Applause (Hopkins Diary). Paid 4 days list at #91 8s. 10d. per diem #365 15s. 4d.; Mr J. French on Acct #10 10s. (Treasurer's Book). [The Westminster Magazine commented on Willoughby Lacy's performance (Oct. 1774): "His performance was far from answering the expectations we had been taught to form from a friend and pupil of our English Roscius. Indeed Mr Lacy is a very young man: therefore we ought not to draw the line of our expectation. His figure is at present lank, awkward, and unengaging; his voice distinctly powerful, but inharmonious; his action outre, vulgar and forced: his attitudes unnatural, affected and disgustful; and his delivery a continued rant, without proper change, a pleasing variety, or a just discrimination of the necessary difference of tone demanded by the different passions. These...capital defects...are not unsurmountable...The play was prefaced by a new Prologue, evidently the production of Mr Garrick. It had some humor and was well received. The purport of it was to beg favor for the hero of the evening, whom it compared to a young swimmer, who had tried to float in two shallow streams, and was now about to venture himself in the great deep. This image is certainly an apt one, though, it is no great compliment to the audiences of Norwich and Birmingham."] Receipts: #248 19s. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great; Or, The Rival Queens

Performance Comment: Alexander-a Young Gentleman, first appearance on this stage; Clytus-Jefferson; Lysimachus-Brereton; Cassander-Palmer; Hephestion-Davies; Thessalus-Wright; Perdiccas-Wheeler; Parisatis-Miss Hopkins; Polyperchon-Bransby; Eumenes-Keen; Sysigambis-Mrs Johnston; Statira-Mrs Baddeley, first time; Roxana-Miss Young; With the Triumphal Entry-; and an Occasional Prologue-King.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: a Young Gentleman, first appearance on this stage
Role: Clytus Actor: Jefferson
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Brereton
Role: Cassander Actor: Palmer
Role: Hephestion Actor: Davies
Role: Thessalus Actor: Wright
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Wheeler
Role: Parisatis Actor: Miss Hopkins
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Bransby
Role: Eumenes Actor: Keen
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Baddeley, first time
Role: Roxana Actor: Miss Young
Role: With the Triumphal Entry Actor:
Role: and an Occasional Prologue Actor: King.

Afterpiece Title: The Miller of Mansfield

Cast
Role: King Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Miller Actor: Moody
Role: Richard Actor: Palmer
Role: Joe Actor: Kear
Role: Kate Actor: Mrs Millidge
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Peggy Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Lord Lurewell Actor: Lamash.
Event Comment: Benefit for Wild, prompter, and Mahon. Gazetteer, 26 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Wild, No. 20, Martlet-court, Bow-street, Covent-garden; of Mahon, No. 6, Paradise-street, Marybone. Mainpiece: With the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. Afterpiece [1st time; CO 2, by-Richards]: The Music entirely new, composed by William? Bates. Receipts: #256 13s. 6d. (126.0.6; tickets: 130.13.0) (charge: #72 15s. 6d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Peile (1st appearance in that character); Clytus-Clarke; Hephestion-Whitefield; Lysimachus-Mahon; Cassander-Fearon; Thessalus-Thompson; Polyperchon-Booth; Roxana-Mrs Ward (1st appearance in that character); Parisatis-Mrs Whitefield; Sysigambis-Mrs Poussin; Statira-Mrs Hartley.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Peile
Role: Clytus Actor: Clarke
Role: Hephestion Actor: Whitefield
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Mahon
Role: Cassander Actor: Fearon
Role: Thessalus Actor: Thompson
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Booth
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Whitefield
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Hartley.

Afterpiece Title: The Device; or, The Marriage-Office

Cast
Role: Townley Actor: Mattocks
Role: Sharpley Actor: Robson
Role: O'Donnely Actor: Mahon
Role: Lumber Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Colonel Olive Actor: Wilson
Role: Miss Blond Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Mrs Olive Actor: Mrs Booth,
Role: Miss Olive Actor: Miss Brown

Dance: End: The Humours of New@Market with the Pony Races, as17770428

Song: End I: A Welcome to the Spring (composed by Dr Arne)-Mrs Farrell

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Bulkley. Mainpiece: With the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. [This was included in both subsequent performances.] Afterpiece [1st time; C 1, author unknown. Not in Larpent MS; not published; synopsis of plot in London Chronicle, 23 Apr.]. Public Advertiser, 9 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Bulkley, No. 10, New Ormond-street. Receipts: #195 13s. 6d. [166.16.6; tickets: 28.17.0) (charge: #73 7s.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Wroughton (1st appearance in that character); Clytus-Clarke; Lysimachus-Whitfield; Hephestion-Robson; Cassander-Fearon; Thessalus-Thompson; Polyperchon-Booth; Roxana-Mrs Jackson; Parisatis-Mrs Morton; Sysigambis-Mrs Poussin; Statira-Mrs Bulkley.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Wroughton
Role: Clytus Actor: Clarke
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Whitfield
Role: Hephestion Actor: Robson
Role: Cassander Actor: Fearon
Role: Thessalus Actor: Thompson
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Booth
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Jackson
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Bulkley.

Afterpiece Title: True-Blue

Cast
Role: 780330but Characters Actor: Mrs Morton, late Miss _Dayes
Role: Characters Actor: Reinhold, Mahon, Baker, Miss Dayes.
Role: Lieutenant Dreadnought Actor: Reinhold
Role: Careful Actor: Mahon
Role: True Actor: Blue-Baker
Role: Blue Actor: Baker
Role: Nancy Actor: Miss Dayes.
Role: The Apprentice Actor: Lewis
Role: Wingate Actor: Dunstall
Role: Gargle Actor: Thompson
Role: Simon Actor: Cushing
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Dayes.
Role: 780328but Nancy Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Mrs Drugget Actor: Mrs Poussin.
Role: Sir Charles Racket Actor: Lewis
Role: Lovelace Actor: Booth
Role: Woodley Actor: Thompson
Role: Drugget Actor: Quick
Role: Dimity Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Lady Racket Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Afterpiece Title: The Dutiful Deception

Cast
Role: Sir Oliver Beaufort Actor: Wilson
Role: Beaufort Actor: Whitfield
Role: Harrison Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Clarissa Actor: Mrs Bulkley.

Dance: New Dance, Allemande-Aldridge, Mrs Bulkley

Event Comment: Mainpiece: With the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylonv

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Wroughton; Clytus-Clarke; Lysimachus-Whitfield; Hephestion-Robson; Cassander-Fearon; Polyperchon-Booth; Aristander-L'Estrange; Perdiccas-Thompson; Thessalus-R.? Smith; Eumenes-Egan; Roxana-Mrs Jackson; Sysigambis-Mrs Poussin; Parisatis-Mrs Morton; Statira-Mrs Hartley.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Wroughton
Role: Clytus Actor: Clarke
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Whitfield
Role: Hephestion Actor: Robson
Role: Cassander Actor: Fearon
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Booth
Role: Aristander Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Thompson
Role: Thessalus Actor: R.? Smith
Role: Eumenes Actor: Egan
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Jackson
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Hartley.

Afterpiece Title: The Invasion

Cast
Role: Sir John Evergreen Actor: Quick
Role: Charles Evergreen Actor: Whitfield
Role: Beaufort Actor: Mahon
Role: Drill Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Tattoo Actor: Brunsdon
Role: Roger Actor: Egan
Role: Cameleon Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Brussels Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Emily Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Willems
Role: Lady Catherine Rouge Actor: Mrs Green
Event Comment: Benefit for Aickin. Mainpiece: With the triumphal entry of Alexander into Babylonv. 2nd piece [1st time; M.INT I; compiler unknown]. Public Advertiser, 8 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Aickin, Bow Street, Covent Garden. Receipts: #300 12s. 6d. (235.10.6; tickets: 65.2.0) (charge: #73 14s.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Wroughton; Clytus (for that night only)-Aickin; Statira-Mrs Hartley; Roxana-Miss Younge.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Wroughton
Role: Clytus Actor: Aickin
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Hartley
Role: Roxana Actor: Miss Younge.

Afterpiece Title: A Fete The Fete Anticipated

Afterpiece Title: The Flitch Of Bacon

Cast
Role: Captain Greville Actor: Leoni
Role: Captain Wilson Actor: Reinhold
Role: Major Benbow Actor: Wilson
Role: Justice Benbow Actor: Fearon
Role: Kilderkin Actor: Thompson
Role: Putty Actor: Painter
Role: Ned Actor: Stevens
Role: Tipple Actor: Edwin
Role: Eliza Actor: Miss Brown.
Event Comment: Benefit for Aickin. Mainpiece: With a Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. Public Advertiser, 10 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Aickin, No. 6, York Street, Covent Garden. Receipts: #187 ior. (144/5; tickets: 43/5) (charge: #74 10s.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Wroughton; Lysimachus-Whitfield; Polyperchon-Booth; Cassander-Fearon; Hephestion-Robson; Clytus-Aickin; Roxana (for this night only)-Miss Younge; Sysigambis-Mrs Poussin; Parisatis-Mrs Morton; Statira-Mrs Yates .
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Wroughton
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Whitfield
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Booth
Role: Cassander Actor: Fearon
Role: Hephestion Actor: Robson
Role: Clytus Actor: Aickin
Role: Roxana Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Yates

Afterpiece Title: The London Cuckolds

Dance: As17820409

Song: End of Act II of mainpiece Auld Robin Grey, as17820409

Event Comment: Mainpiece: With the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. Receipts: #186 3s. 6d. (182/14/0; 3/9/6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Wroughton; Lysimachus-Whitfield; Polyperchon-Mahon; Cassander-Fearon; Hephestion-Davies; Clytus-Clarke; Roxana-Mrs Hunter; Sysigambis-Mrs Poussin; Parisatis-Mrs Morton; Statira-Mrs Yates .
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Wroughton
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Whitfield
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Mahon
Role: Cassander Actor: Fearon
Role: Hephestion Actor: Davies
Role: Clytus Actor: Clarke
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Hunter
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Yates

Afterpiece Title: Lord Mayor's Day

Cast
Role: : Captain Actor: Bannister
Role: Sailor Actor: Brett
Role: Gobble Actor: Wilson
Role: Ballad Singer Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Serjeant Actor: Davies
Role: Barber Actor: Mills
Role: Glazier Actor: Darley
Role: Vintner Actor: Booth
Role: Hatter Actor: Doyle
Role: Clod Actor: Edwin
Role: Whalebone Actor: Stevens
Role: Lucretia Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Aerial Spirit Actor: Mrs Martyr. Larpent MS adds the following parts: Harlequin, O'Flannegan, Ulan, Man with Books, Doctors, Taylors, Servants, Mob

Song: Vocal Parts [in Entry] by Mattocks, Reinhold, Brett, Doyle, Darley, Bannister; Mrs Kennedy, Mrs Martyr, Miss Stuart, Miss Morris, Miss Harper

Event Comment: Benefit for Farren. Gazetteer, 6 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Farren, No. 35, Great Queen-street, Lincoln's-inn-fields. Mainpiece: With the Grand Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. Receipts: #308 17s. (85/16/0; 18/8/6; 0/5/6; tickets: 204/7/0) (charge: #81 18s.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Farren (1st appearance in that character); Cassander-Palmer; Lysimachus-Brereton; Hephestion-R. Palmer; Polyperchon-Phillimore; Thessalus-Wright; Perdiccas-Chaplin; Eumenes-Wilson; Aristander-Wrighten; Clytus-Bensley; Roxana-Mrs Ward; Parisatis-Miss Wheeler; Sisigambis-Mrs Hedges; Statira-Miss Kemble (1st appearance in that character) .
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Farren
Role: Cassander Actor: Palmer
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Brereton
Role: Hephestion Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Phillimore
Role: Thessalus Actor: Wright
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Chaplin
Role: Eumenes Actor: Wilson
Role: Aristander Actor: Wrighten
Role: Clytus Actor: Bensley
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Parisatis Actor: Miss Wheeler
Role: Sisigambis Actor: Mrs Hedges
Role: Statira Actor: Miss Kemble

Afterpiece Title: A Pasticcio

Cast
Role: Subtle Actor: Waldron
Role: Buck Actor: Palmer
Role: Classic Actor: Packer
Role: Sir John Buck Actor: Wrighten
Role: Marquis Actor: Burton
Role: Mrs Subtle Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Luanda Actor: Miss M. Stageldoir

Afterpiece Title: The Double Disguise

Cast
Role: : Sir Richard Evergreen Actor: Parsons
Role: Lord Hartwell Actor: Barrymore
Role: Sam Actor: Burton
Role: Tinsel Actor: Dodd
Role: Rose Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Miss Dorothy Evergreen Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Emily Actor: Miss Phillips.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Bates. 1st piece: With the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. 3rd piece: Not acted these 15 years [acted 18 Dec. 1771]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great; Or, The Rival Queens

Performance Comment: Alexander-Wroughton; Lysimachus-Farren; Hephestion-Davies; Clytus-Clarke; Roxana-Mrs Bates; Statira-Miss Younge (1st appearance in that character) .
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Wroughton
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Farren
Role: Hephestion Actor: Davies
Role: Clytus Actor: Clarke
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Statira Actor: Miss Younge

Afterpiece Title: The Land of Enchantment

Cast
Role: , the Genius Actor: Master Farley
Role: Sancho Panca Actor: Quick
Role: Duke Actor: Cubitt
Role: Manuel Actor: Bonnor
Role: Pedro Actor: Thompson
Role: Recorder Actor: Booth
Role: Alonzo Actor: Helme
Role: Smuggler Actor: Stevens
Role: Custom House Officer Actor: Bates
Role: Gardener Actor: Jones
Role: Tailor Actor: Kennedy
Role: Cryer Actor: Besford
Role: Thin Man Actor: Newton
Role: Don Quixote Actor: Davies
Role: Lady Tereza Panca Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Spanish Lady Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Duchess Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Mary the Buxom Actor: Mrs Wilson.
Role: Big Woman Actor: Miss Brangin, and calls Spanish Lady, Rodriguez.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Cast
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Lewis
Role: Old Man Actor: Quick
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Edwin
Role: Lord Chalkstone Actor: Wilson
Role: Frenchman Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Mercury Actor: Davies
Role: Esop Actor: Fearon
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Wilson

Song: Vocal Parts [in Entry] by Johnstone, Brett, Doyle, Darley; Mrs Kennedy, Mrs Martyr, Miss Stuart, Mrs Bannister; End of 1st piece Moderation and Alteration by Edwin

Event Comment: Benefit for Booth. 1st piece: In Act II the Grand Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. 3rd piece: Never performed there. Morning Chronicle, 2 May: Tickets to be had of Booth, No. 18, Broad Court, Long Acre. Receipts: #105 12s. 6d. (99/8/6; 6/4/0; tickets: none listed) (charge: #105)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Pope(1st appearance in that character); Lysimachus-Farren; Hephestion-Davies; Cassander-Fearon; Polyperchon-Cubitt; Thessalus-Palmer; Aristander-Gardner; Perdiccas-Thompson; Clytus-Aickin; Roxana-Mrs Bates; Sysigambis-Miss Platt; Parisatis-Mrs Rivers; Statira-Mrs Wells (1st appearance in that character) .
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Pope
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Farren
Role: Hephestion Actor: Davies
Role: Cassander Actor: Fearon
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Cubitt
Role: Thessalus Actor: Palmer
Role: Aristander Actor: Gardner
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Thompson
Role: Clytus Actor: Aickin
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Rivers
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Wells

Afterpiece Title: Annette and Lubin

Cast
Role: : Lord Actor: Helme
Role: Bailiff Actor: Booth
Role: Lubin Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Annette Actor: Mrs Bannister
Role: Zorobabel Actor: Quick
Role: Lord Bawble Actor: Palmer
Role: Signor Cantileno Actor: Darley
Role: Ballad Actor: Brown
Role: Thomas Actor: Cubitt
Role: Mrs Midnight Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Tawdry Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: The Country Madcap Actor: Mrs Martyr

Afterpiece Title: Piety in Pattens

Cast
Role: Butler Actor: Edwin
Role: Squire Actor: Fearon
Role: Mrs Candy Actor: Mrs Davenett
Role: Polly Pattens Actor: Mrs Martyr

Dance: As17860426

Event Comment: Benefit for Aickin. [Meredith is identified in European Magazine, May 1789, p. 410, which also states address was written by a Mr Vardill.] Mainpiece: End of Act II the Grand Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. Public Advertiser, 24 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Aickin at his house, No. 5, Gower-street, Bedford-square. Receipts: #228 4s. 6d. (155.17.6; 8.2.0; tickets 64.5.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-A Gentleman (1st appearance on any stage Meredith); Lysimachus-Farren; Hephestion-Davies; Cassander-Fearon; Polyperchon-Macready; Thessalus-Evatt; Clytus-Aickin; Statira-Miss Brunton; Sysigambis-Mrs Platt; Parisatis-Mrs Inchbald; Roxana-Mrs Pope.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: A Gentleman
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Farren
Role: Hephestion Actor: Davies
Role: Cassander Actor: Fearon
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Macready
Role: Thessalus Actor: Evatt
Role: Clytus Actor: Aickin
Role: Statira Actor: Miss Brunton
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: Midas

Cast
Role: Pan Actor: Cubitt.
Role: Midas Actor: Edwin
Role: Sileno Actor: Davies
Role: Damaetas Actor: Rock
Role: Jupiter Actor: Darley
Role: Apollo Actor: Johnstone
Role: Daphne Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Mysis Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Juno Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Nysa Actor: Mrs Mountain.

Dance: As17881010

Entertainment: Monologue. Preceding: Occasional Address-Middleton

Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis. Mainpiece: In Act II the admired Procession from the Grand Spectacle of Hercules and Omphale, with the entire Decorations, Music, Dance, Dresses, &c. adapted and introduced in the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. 3rd piece: Never acted at this theatre. Morning Chronicle, 26 Mar.: Tickets to be had of Lewis, No. 6, Bow-street, Covent-Garden. Receipts: #392 6s. 6d. (273.4.0; 13.4.0 ; tickets: 105.18.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander (for that night only)-Lewis; Lysimachus-Farren; Polyperchon-Macready; Hephestion-Davies; Cassander-Richardson; Clytus-Harley; Statira-Miss Morris; Parisatis-Miss Chapman; Sysigambis-Mrs Platt; Rozana-Mrs Pope.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Lewis
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Farren
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Macready
Role: Hephestion Actor: Davies
Role: Cassander Actor: Richardson
Role: Clytus Actor: Harley
Role: Statira Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Parisatis Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Rozana Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The British Recruit

Cast
Role: Vocal Parts Actor: Incledon, Munden, Fawcett, Bowden, Townsend, Haymes, Gray, Street, Miss Kirton, Mrs Martyr.
Role: Serjeant of Grenadiers Actor: Incledon
Role: Robin Redhead Actor: Munden
Role: Capias Actor: Fawcett
Role: Lieutenant Actor: Bowden
Role: Serjeant of Marines Actor: Gray
Role: Susan Actor: Mrs Martyr.
Role: Petruchio Actor: Lewis
Role: Baptista Actor: Thompson
Role: Hortensio Actor: Claremont
Role: Taylor Actor: Bernard
Role: Biondello Actor: Rock
Role: Pedro Actor: Farley
Role: Grumio Actor: Quick
Role: Bianca Actor: Miss Leserve
Role: Curtis Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Catharine Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Absent Man

Cast
Role: Shatterbrain Actor: Lewis
Role: Welldone Actor: Macready
Role: Doctor Gruel Actor: Powel
Role: Slang Actor: Farley
Role: Coxcomb Actor: Claremont
Role: Robin Actor: Burton
Role: Frank Actor: Munden
Role: Landlady Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Flavia Actor: Miss Hill
Role: Miss Frolick Actor: Miss Cornelys
Role: Mrs Junket Actor: Miss Chapman.

Song: As17950316

Event Comment: This tragedy was wrote by Mr Dow,--went off but So, so.--some hisses thro' the play, and at the end also when given out.--The scenery and dresses was very fine, was well adapted, and had applause.--Miss Younge played very bad, and much disliked--Mr Holland and Mr Aickin played well (Hopkins Diary). New Scenes, Dresses, and Decorations. [The Prologue is Larpent MS 289. It follows in content the suggestions of the Prologue to the Orphan of China ten seasons earlier:@"Too much the Greek and Roman chiefs engage@The Muse's care--they languish on our stage;@The modern bard struck with the vast applause@Of ancient masters, like the painter draws@From models only.--Can such copies charm@The Heart, or like the glow of Nature warm?@To fill the scene, tonight our author brings@Originals at least, --Warriours and Kings,@Heroes who like their Gems, unpolish'd shine,@The mighty fathers of the Tartar line,@Greater than those whom classic pages boast,@If those are greatest who have conquored most."@ An account of the plot of the mainpiece is in Lloyd's Evening Post, 16-19 Dec. Concludes: The play is said to have been written by Mr Dow, who lately favored the public with an accurate History of the Hindoos. The decorations and dresses were very magnificent. The performers who were the most distinguished by the audience were Mr Holland, Miss Younge, Mr Aickin, and Mr Jefferson. Mr Holland spoke the Prologue and Mrs Abington the Epilogue the latter of which furnished infinite entertainment, from the spirit and humour of that admirable actress. A Two column resume of the play appears in the Public Advertiser, 19 Dec.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Zingis

Cast
Role: Timur Actor: Holland
Role: Zingis Actor: Aickin
Role: Aunac Actor: Packer
Role: Zemouca Actor: Reddish
Role: Cubla Actor: Jefferson
Role: Zena Actor: Palmer
Role: Nevian Actor: Bannister
Role: Sidasco Actor: Hurst
Role: Ovisa Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Mila Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Also Nadir Actor: Strange
Role: Suida Actor: Ackman
Role: Jelizu Actor: Keen
Role: Balin] Actor: Fawcett
Role: written by Home Actor: Holland
Role: Written by Garrick Actor: Mrs Abington
Related Works
Related Work: Zingis Author(s): Alexander Dow

Afterpiece Title: The Absent Man

Cast
Role: Shatterbrain Actor: King
Role: Frank Actor: Palmer
Role: Slang Actor: Keen
Role: Welldon Actor: Cautherly
Role: Doctor Gruel Actor: Hurst
Role: Coxcomb Actor: Fawcett
Role: Robin Actor: J. Burton
Role: Landlady Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Mrs Junket Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Miss Frolick Actor: Mrs Millidge
Role: Flavia Actor: Mrs W. Barry.
Event Comment: [In afterpiece the playbill retains J. D'Egville as Alexander the Aumer as Hephestion , but "D'Egville being suddenly taken ill, Aumer play'd Alexander and C. Kemble Hephestion" (Powell).] Powell: King John rehearsed at 10; Edwy and Elgiva at 12 (dismissed). Receipts: #484 17s. (439.18.6; 41.17.6; 3.1.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Wheel Of Fortune

Afterpiece Title: Alexander the Great

Performance Comment: As17950302but Alexander-Aumer; Hephestion-C. Kemble.
Cast
Role: 950302but Alexander Actor: Aumer
Role: Hephestion Actor: C. Kemble.
Role: Attendant Females Actor: Mrs Brigg, Miss +Wheatley.
Role: Alexander Actor: J. D'Egville
Role: Clytus Actor: Dubois
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Fairbrother
Role: Parmenio Actor: Phillimore
Role: Ptolemy Actor: Caulfield
Role: Attalus Actor: Benson
Role: Eumenes Actor: Bland
Role: Philip Actor: G. D'Egville
Role: Officers Actor:
Role: Guards Actor:
Role: Attendants Actor:
Role: Thalestris Actor: Mrs Fialon
Role: Amazons Actor: Miss Collins, Miss Heard, Miss D'Egville, Miss Redhead, Miss Stageldoir, Miss Stuart, Miss Tidswell, Mrs Bramwell
Role: Darius Actor: Fialon
Role: Son of Darius Actor: Master Menage
Role: Oxathres Actor: Boimaison
Role: Memnon Actor: Webb
Role: Arsites Actor: Maddocks
Role: Spithridates Actor: Banks
Role: Raesaces Actor: Lyons
Role: High Priest of the Sun Actor: Roffey
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Cuyler
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Hedges
Role: Artemisia Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Statira Actor: Miss J. Hilligsberg
Role: Satraps Actor: Kelly Jun., Evans, Brady, Caulfield Jun., Powell, Creed
Role: Priests Actor:
Role: Persian Army Actor: .
Event Comment: Benefit for Peile. Mainpiece: With the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylonv. Public Advertiser, 22 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Peile, North-street, Westminster

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Wives Revenged

Cast
Role: Colin Actor: Mrs Farrell
Role: Gregory Actor: Reinhold
Role: Higgins Actor: Baker
Role: Goody Fidget Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Rose Actor: Miss Brown.

Afterpiece Title: Alexander the Great

Performance Comment: As17781226, but Alexander-Peile; Clytus-Bensley; Parisatis-Mrs Whitfield.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Peile
Role: Clytus Actor: Bensley
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Whitfield.
Role: Sir John Evergreen Actor: Quick
Role: Charles Evergreen Actor: Whitfield
Role: Beaufort Actor: Mahon
Role: Drill Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Tattoo Actor: Brunsdon
Role: Roger Actor: Egan
Role: Cameleon Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Brussels Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Emily Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Willems
Role: Lady Catherine Rouge Actor: Mrs Green

Afterpiece Title: The Farmer's Return from London

Cast
Role: Lord Hardy Actor: Wroughton
Role: Campley Actor: Lewis
Role: Lord Brumpton Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Trusty Actor: Hull
Role: Counsellor Puzzle Actor: Booth
Role: Tom Actor: Jones
Role: Sable Actor: Quick
Role: Trim Actor: Wilson
Role: Lady Harriet Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Lady Charlotte Actor: Mrs Lessingham
Role: Tattleaid Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Fardingale Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Lady Brumpton Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Role: Farmer Actor: Wilson
Role: Farmer's Wife Actor: Mrs Pitt.
Role: Lapstone Actor: Wilson
Role: Rawboy Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Bluff Actor: J. Wilson
Role: Kate Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Nancy Actor: Mrs Wilson.

Afterpiece Title: Midas

Cast
Role: Midas Actor: Wilson
Role: Apollo Actor: Mattocks
Role: Pan Actor: Mahon
Role: Jupiter Actor: Fox
Role: Damaetas Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Sileno Actor: Baker
Role: Juno Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Daphne Actor: Miss Brown
Role: Mysis Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Nysa Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Event Comment: Benefit for Harris, ballet-master and Principal Dancer, and Trew. Mainpiece: With the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. Receipts: #286 18s. 6d. (97/15/6; tickets: 189/3/0) (charge: #105)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: As17821227, but Alexander-Trew (1st appearance in that character); Statira-Miss Satchell (1st appearance in that character) .
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Trew
Role: Statira Actor: Miss Satchell
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Whitfield
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Mahon
Role: Cassander Actor: Fearon
Role: Hephestion Actor: Davies
Role: Clytus Actor: Clarke
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Hunter
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Morton

Afterpiece Title: The Golden Pippin

Cast
Role: Jupiter Actor: Reinhold
Role: Paris Actor: Mattocks
Role: Momus Actor: Quick
Role: Mercury Actor: Davies
Role: Venus Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Pallas Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Iris Actor: Miss Adcock
Role: Juno Actor: Mrs Martyr

Dance: End of Act III of mainpiece Diversion a-la-Mode, as17821211, in which The Devonshire Minuet, as17821129, and variety of new Quadrilles, composed by Harris; End of Act iv, as17820925; End of mainpiece new Dance, composed by Harris, The Rival Nymphs, by Byrne, Ratchford, Harris, Mrs Ratchford, Miss Byrne, Miss Matthews

Song: As17821227, but Mrs Bannister [i.e. formerly Miss Harper (see17830129)]; omitted: Bannister

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 3 (except for 1st two performances, which were 2), by James Harvey D'Egville. Synopsis of action (C. Lowndes [1795])]: A Representation calculated to shew the extent and powers of the New Stage, and which has been in preparation during the whole of the Season (notice on playbill of 10 Feb.). The Musick composed by Krazinsky Miller. The Scenes, Machinery, Dresses and Decorations are entirely new. The Scenery designed and executed by Marinari, and his Assistants. The Machinery designed by Cabanel, and executed by him and Jacobs. The Dresses and Decorations by Johnston and Miss Rein. Powell: [The pantomime] was astonishingly well received, except the chorus of 'Happy Pair' at the end, which was so shamefully managed that the performers met with, what they much deserved, great disapprobation. The acting of the piece was in general well conducted, but the Processionv [The Piece will conclude with the Entry of Alexander into Babylonv, and his Marriage with Statirav (playbill)], for want of room to arrange behind, was unavoidably sent on in a very confused manner...Alexander's car could not be sent on this evening, not being yet complete. [These difficulties are somewhat surprising, in view of the fact that the pantomime had had 54 rehearsals. And see 13 Feb.] 11 Feb.: Chorusses to New Ballet rehearsed at 10; Natural Son at 11; New Ballet at 11; New Ballet (full rehearsal) at 6; 12 Feb.: New Ballet rehearsed at 12. Receipts: #504 3s. 6d. (417.2.0; 83.16.6; 3.5.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Natural Son

Cast
Role: Sir Jeffery Latimer Actor: Suett
Role: Blushenly Actor: Palmer
Role: O'Carrol Actor: Moody
Role: Jack Hustings Actor: King
Role: David Actor: Burton
Role: Lady Paragon Actor: Miss Farren
Role: Miss Phebe Latimer Actor: Miss Pope.

Afterpiece Title: Alexander the Great; or, The Conquest of Persia

Performance Comment: Macedonians: Alexander-J. D'Egville; Hephestion-Aumer; Clytus-Dubois; Perdiccas-Fairbrother; Parmenio-Phillimore; Ptolemy-Caulfield; Attalus-Benson; Eumenes-Bland; Philip-G. D'Egville; Officers-; Guards-; Attendants-; Thalestris-Mrs Fialon (1st appearance on this stage); Amazons-Miss Collins, Miss Heard, Miss D'Egville, Miss Redhead, Miss Stageldoir, Miss Stuart, Miss Tidswell, Mrs Bramwell; Persians: Darius-Fialon; Son of Darius-Master Menage; Oxathres-Boimaison; Memnon-Webb; Arsites-Maddocks; Spithridates-Banks; Raesaces-Lyons; High Priest of the Sun-Roffey; Sysigambis-Mrs Cuyler; Parisatis-Mrs Hedges; Artemisia-Mrs Butler; Statira-Miss J. Hilligsberg (1st appearance on this stage); Satraps-Kelly Jun., Evans, Brady, Caulfield Jun., Powell, Creed; Attendant Females-Miss Brooker, Miss Phillips, Miss Daniel, Mrs Harris, Mrs Haskey, Miss Chatterley, Miss Granger, Mrs Jones, Miss Menage, Miss D'Egville; Priests-; Persian Army=-.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Pritchard. This play was got up with a very Grand Procession-Alexander by Mr Powell (ranted too much) (Hopkins). Part of Pit laid into Boxes. No Building on Stage. [No Building for any Bt. this season.] Mr Powell very wild in Alexander, and took his voice too high (Hopkins Diary-MacMillan). Not acted in 20 Years. [See 26 Dec. 1743.] Charges: #76 4s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Rival Queens; Or, The Death Of Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Powell; Clytus-Love; Lysimachus-Jackson; Hephestion-Packer; Cassander-Havard; Aristander-Parsons; Statira-Mrs Palmer; Roxana-Mrs Pritchard; Sysigambis-Mrs Bennet; Polyperchon-Burton; Eumenes-J. Palmer; Meleager-Fox; Perdiccas-Lee; Philip-Ackman; Thessalus-Castle; Slave-Strange; Parisatis-Mrs Hippisley; In which will be introduc'd the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon-.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Powell
Role: Clytus Actor: Love
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Jackson
Role: Hephestion Actor: Packer
Role: Cassander Actor: Havard
Role: Aristander Actor: Parsons
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Burton
Role: Eumenes Actor: J. Palmer
Role: Meleager Actor: Fox
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Lee
Role: Philip Actor: Ackman
Role: Thessalus Actor: Castle
Role: Slave Actor: Strange
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Hippisley
Role: In which will be introduc'd the Triumphal Entry of Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: The Deuce Is in Him

Cast
Role: Major Belford Actor: Packer.
Role: Principal Parts Actor: Obrien, King, Packer, Mrs Hopkins, Miss Plym, Miss Pope
Role: Tamper Actor: Obrien
Role: Prattle Actor: King
Role: Emily Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Bell Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Mademoiselle Florival Actor: Miss Plym
Role: Servant Actor: Strange
Event Comment: [See note for 9 Jan. 1770 of a mild riot this night during best scene of The Orphan.] Afterpiece: A New Opera [by George Alexander Stevens] the Music composed by Mr Fisher. Books of the entertainment to be had at the theatre. Gave Duke of Glocester's Footmen #2 2s. (Account Book). [Afterpiece a roaring burlesque of Lee's Rival Queens. Larpent MS 302 includes Semi Chorus, Grand Chorus, and Perdiccas, not listed in the Playbill. The Court awakes with total hangover. Alexander orders a pot of coffee to clear his head. Thais begs him to leave the gout giving juice-Retire with me @ In my Chinese pavilion, drink some Tea." Afterpiece reviewed inthe Freeholder's Magazine for Jan.] Mr Shuter and Mrs Mattocks gave great satisfaction in their different characters; the words of the songs were written by Mr George Alexander Stephens, author of the celebrated Lecture upon Heads, and several other whimsical productions; and the airs which had Uncommon merit, were composed by Mr Fisher, a young genius, who has hitherto been but little known in the musical world. Receipts: #215 8s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Orphan

Cast
Role: Florella Actor: Mrs Pitt.
Role: Page Actor: Miss Cockayne
Role: Castalio Actor: Smith, first time
Role: Polydore Actor: Wroughton
Role: Chamont Actor: Bensley
Role: Acasto Actor: Gibson
Role: Chaplain Actor: Hull
Role: Serina Actor: Mrs DuBellamy
Role: Monimia Actor: A Young Gentlewoman

Afterpiece Title: The Court of Alexander

Performance Comment: Alexander-Shuter; Clytus-Reinhold; Lysimachus-Baker; Porus-Barnshaw; Jupiter-Fox; Parisatis-Mrs Mattocks; Roxana-Mrs Thompson; Betty-Miss Valois; Thais-Mrs Pinto (playbill); Mercury-Wormall (Freeholder's Magazine and Edition of 1770).
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Shuter
Role: Clytus Actor: Reinhold
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Baker
Role: Porus Actor: Barnshaw
Role: Jupiter Actor: Fox
Role: Parisatis Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Thompson
Role: Betty Actor: Miss Valois
Role: Thais Actor: Mrs Pinto
Role: Mercury Actor: Wormall
Event Comment: Mainpiece: By Particular Desire. Afterpiece: By Desire. Benefit for Powell. Part of Pit laid into boxes. Send servants by 3 o'clock. House charges #74 10s. [Profit to Powell #207 5s.] Paid Johnston, under prompter #7; Five extra trumpets #1 5s.; 2 Flutes 10s.; Chorus singers #2 5s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #281 15s. (Treasurer's Book). Half past 4 walked to Drury Lane House. With every great difficulty got into the 2s. Gallery before; saw the Death of Alexander with his Triumphal Entrance into Babylonv and the Dance of the Vintage, for the benefit of Powell who played Alexander. Some reported that Garrick says he makes mistakes in the character exceedingly in the banquet scene, in which no one ever surpassed him. I cannot judge of the truth of this observation (Neville MS Diary)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Rival Queens; Or The Death Of Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Powell; Clytus (for that night only)-Holland; Lysimachus-1st time, Bensley; Cassander-Havard; Statira-Mrs Palmer; Roxana (for that night only)-Mrs Yates; Perdiccas-Ackman; Aristander-Burton;Slave-Strange; Sysigambis-Mrs Bennet; Polyperchon-Bransby; Thessalus-Aickin; Eumenes-Keen; Hephestion-Packer; Parisatis-Miss Plym; Triumphal Entry-.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Powell
Role: Clytus Actor: Holland
Role: Cassander Actor: Havard
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Ackman
Role: Aristander Actor: Burton
Role: Slave Actor: Strange
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Bransby
Role: Thessalus Actor: Aickin
Role: Eumenes Actor: Keen
Role: Hephestion Actor: Packer
Role: Parisatis Actor: Miss Plym
Role: Triumphal Entry Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: The Deuce Is in Him

Cast
Role: Bell Actor: Mrs Hopkins.
Role: Prattle Actor: King, 1st this season
Role: Tamper Actor: Palmer
Role: Belford Actor: Packer
Role: Mlle Florival Actor: Miss Plym
Role: Emily Actor: Miss Pope.

Dance: End: The Vintage, as17661011