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Event Comment: Theodosius intended, Mr & Mrs Barry Indispos'd (Cross Diary)


Mainpiece Title: The School For Rakes

Role: Lloyd Actor: King
Role: Frampton Actor: Reddish
Role: Evans Actor: Hurst
Role: Lord Eustace Actor: Cautherly
Role: Colonel Evans Actor: Palmer
Role: Willis Actor: Dodd
Role: Robert Actor: Baddeley
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Baddeley
Role: Mrs Winifred Actor: Mrs Hopkins.
Event Comment: By Particular Desire. [During this year appeared Miscellanies in Prose and Verse by Catherine Jemmat containing numerous tributes in verse to various actors--Woodward, Sowdon, Mrs Woffington, Barry--when they were in Ireland.


Mainpiece Title: 'tis Well It's No Worse

Role: Parts Actor: J. _Aickin, _Keen.
Role: Servants Actor: _Waldron, _Castle.
Role: Aurora Actor: Mrs Morland.
Role: Muskato Actor: King
Role: Don Carlos Actor: Reddish
Role: Don Guzman Actor: Parsons
Role: Don Ferdinand Actor: Brereton
Role: Lazarillo Actor: Baddeley
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Davies
Role: Marcella Actor: Mrs Jeffries
Role: Leonarda Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Old Nun Actor: Mrs Dorman
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: spoken Actor: Moody
Event Comment: Miss Younge having been a Season in Ireland is now return'd play'd Well & was receiv'd with Great Applause (Hopkins Diary). Potter, Theatrical Review: We must beg leave to point out a small error in her playing the part of Imogen; and which was too obvious to escape notice: --When Iachimo arrives from Italy...he is introduc'd to her by Pissanio who says..."Madam, a noble gentleman of Rome comes from my Lord with letters." And Iachimo on his first appearance informs her, that "the worthy Leonatus is in safety." These circumstances ought to awaken the highest joy and transport in Imogen, instead of which, we wer sorry to observe, she dropped a solemn curtsey, and without one joyous feature said, with the utmost langor, "Thanks good sir, &c." And even after she had read the letter...she addresses herself to him again with the same indifference. Rec'd Mrs Groath, 1 yrs. Rent to Xmas last #3, and from Mr Atkins on Acct #5 5s.; Advanc'd Mr Barry, Box Office keeper #15; Ditto to Mr Watson, Box Office Keeper #10 (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #164 5s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: Cymbeline

Role: Posthumus Actor: Reddish
Role: Iachimo Actor: Palmer
Role: Cymbeline Actor: Hurst
Role: Cloten Actor: Dodd
Role: Arviragus Actor: Brereton
Role: Belarius Actor: Burton
Role: Pisanio Actor: Packer
Role: Guiderius Actor: Cautherly
Role: Philario Actor: Wright
Role: Frenchman Actor: Fawcett
Role: Lucius Actor: Bransby
Role: Captain Actor: Keen
Role: Courtiers Actor: Ackman, Wheeler
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Reddish
Role: Imogen Actor: Miss Younge
Role: a Masquerade Scene Actor:
Role: with Dancing Actor: Giorgi, Atkins, Sga Giorgi
Role: Singing Actor: Mrs Scott.

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Role: Major Sturgeon Actor: Love
Role: with the Song of Johnny Pringle Actor: Weston
Role: Jollup Actor: Baddeley
Role: Bruin Actor: Wright
Role: Lint Actor: Castle
Role: Snuffle Actor: Hartry
Role: Heel@Tap Actor: Bransby
Role: Roger Actor: Messink
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Miss Pope.

Dance: III: A Comic Dance, as17710921

Event Comment: Paid Three days Salary at #80 12s. 3d. per diem--#241 16s. 9d. Paid Mrs W. Barry (half salary) 17s. 6d. [Mr Carver (presumably Robert Carver the scene painter) received, according to the treasurer's book, one pound daily throughout the season. This payment is listed separately each Saturday, and will not be mentioned hereafter.] Paid Lampmen #2; Bill-stickers #3 12s.; Handbills 8s.; Candlemen #1 8s.; Carpenters #7 5s. 2d.; Taylors #16 11s. 10d.; Mantua Maker #3 12s.; Stevens (Porter) 18s.; Supers & Kettle Drum #3 4s. (Treasurer's Book). [As these were constant weekly items in the Treasurer's Book their averages and season totals will be given in the following table, after which no further itemization will be made.] Receipts: #197 9s. (Treasurer's Book). Item Weekly Average Season Total@Lampmen #3 4s. #115 4s.@Bill Stickers #2 14s. #97 4s.@Handbills 12s. #21 12s.@ Candlemen #8 #288@ Carpenters #5 #180@ Tailor #6 #216@Mantua Maker #2 #72@ Stevens (porter) 18s. #32 8s.


Mainpiece Title: The Mourning Bride

Role: Osmyn Actor: Reddish
Role: King Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Perez Actor: Keen
Role: Gonzales Actor: Packer
Role: Garcia Actor: Palmer
Role: Heli Actor: Hurst
Role: Selim Actor: Fawcett
Role: Alonzo Actor: Ackman
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Almeria Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Johnston.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Invasion

Role: Harlequin Actor: Wright
Role: Mercury Actor: Dodd
Role: Snip Actor: Parsons
Role: Abram Actor: Weston
Role: Gasconade Actor: Baddeley
Role: Corporal Bounce Actor: Bransby
Role: Simon Actor: Moody
Role: Justice Actor: Hartry
Role: Joseph Harrow Actor: Ackman
Role: Bogg Actor: Messink
Role: Welchman Actor: Waldron
Role: Forge Actor: Burton
Role: Crib Actor: Castle
Role: Mrs Snip Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Sukey Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Dolly Snip Actor: Miss Pope.
Event Comment: Mrs Barry continuing ill, the reviv'd play of Timon of Athens oblig'd to be deferr'd till Monday when it will be performed for the Second Time. Rec'd stopages #13 13s.; Paid Salary list #501 3s. 6d.; Mrs Abington on Cloaths acct #2; Mr Costain on note #4 4s.; Mr Samuel French 11 days (5th inst. incl.) #2 15s. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #156 16s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The West Indian

Role: Varland Actor: Waldron.
Role: Belcour Actor: Reddish, 1st time.
Role: Mrs Fulmer Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Stockwell Actor: Aickin
Role: Major O'Flaherty Actor: Moody
Role: Dudley Actor: Packer
Role: Charles Dudley Actor: Cautherly
Role: Fulmer Actor: Baddeley
Role: Stukely Actor: Wrighten
Role: Sailor Actor: Wright
Role: Lady Rushport Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Louisa Dudley Actor: Miss Rogers, 1st time
Role: Housekeeper Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Charlotte Rusport Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Love.

Afterpiece Title: The Institution of the Garter

Event Comment: Rec'd Stopages #1 3s. Paid 4 days salary list #289 5s. 8d. at #72 6s. 5d. per diem; Mrs Abington in full of #60, for cloaths #1; Mr S. French #1 10s.; Mr S. Barry and Wife 1 days salary in full #8 6s. 8d.; Sieur Daigville and Wife ditto #1 (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: None

Event Comment: Mainpiece: By Desire. The Irish Widow deferr'd. Barry Ill. Paid Mr Griffiths on note, #12 (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #136 11s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Gamesters

Role: Wilding Actor: King
Role: with a song Actor: Reddish
Role: Barnacle Actor: Parsons
Role: Nephew Actor: Dodd
Role: Dwindle Actor: Waldron
Role: Acreless Actor: Wheeler
Role: Littlestock Actor: Fawcett
Role: Sellaway Actor: Keen
Role: Drawer Actor: Griffith
Role: Page Actor: Miss Hopkins
Role: Boxkeeper Actor: Ackman
Role: Penelope Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: Mrs Wilding Actor: Miss Younge

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Invasion

Role: Harlequin Actor: Wright
Role: Snip Actor: Parsons.
Role: Abram Actor: Weston
Role: Mercury Actor: Davies
Role: Gasconade Actor: Baddeley
Role: Old Woman Actor: Dodd
Role: Bounce Actor: Bransby
Role: Simon Actor: Moody
Role: Justice Actor: Hartry
Role: Constable Actor: Griffith
Role: Forge Actor: Ackman
Role: Welshman Actor: Waldron
Role: Irishman Actor: Messink
Role: Dolly Snip Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Mrs Snip Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Sukey Chitterlin Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: To Conclude with a Grand Chorus Actor: Champness, Mrs Wrighten, Bannister, Dibdin, Davies, Kear, Fawcett, Wheeler, Mrs Scott, Mrs Hunt.
Event Comment: Paid Tallow Chandler's 4th Bill #41 6s. 5d.; Spermacetti Candles, #132 18s. Mr Tomlinson for Men's cloaths #11 11s.; Mr J. French on acct #20; Miss Hopkins, 15 nights (19th Dec. incl.) #3 15s. (Treasurer's Book). [The sixth edition of Wm. Law's Absolute Unlawfulness of Stage Representations was published this year (1st. edn. 1726) This day was published the Preliminary Number of the Westminster Magazine, which, monthly, included a section called The English Theatre, which observed generally on the state of the Stage, and commented specifically on new plays. Its view of the stage in general was not as sanguine as had been that of the writer for the Town and Country Magazine (1 April 1772). "We are of opinion, that the English Theatre is now in its decline. Whether it is that the stores of Dramatic Subjects or of Dramatic Genius are exhausted, is not immediately obvious; but there is a fault somewhere....We have seen the Morning star of Wit--the Noon too is past; we have now arriv'd at its evening...There is in Arts, as in Empires, a progress which leads to Refinement; and this refinement leads to Ruin." According to the writer the meridian glory of the English stage was during the reign of Queen Anne. Reviewer damns the Irish Widow, refuses to discuss the Gamesters (revived), damns the Rose and praises the Garrick alteration of Hamlet. This year also appeard Granny's Prediction, a 53-page pamphlet attack on Mrs Barry, condemning her on moral grounds (polygamy) and on aesthetic grounds, commenting on each of her characters. By a spiteful female relative Elizabeth Franchetti.] Receipts: #142 10s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Committee; Or, The Faithful Irishman

Role: Abel Actor: Burton
Role: First Committeeman Actor: Hartry
Role: Second Committeeman Actor: Griffith
Role: Teague Actor: Moody
Role: Careless Actor: Jefferson
Role: Blunt Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Lt Story Actor: Fawcett
Role: Mr Day Actor: Baddeley
Role: Obadiah Actor: Love
Role: Arabella Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Mrs Day Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Ruth Actor: Mrs Egerton.
Event Comment: [Maria Macklin wrote her father (13 March 1773): Smith has rais'd such a fury in the Town, owing to Colman's having refus'd Mrs Yates to play for him, that last Saturday [6 March] being the fifth night of Alzuma, when the play ought to have begun, the Audience made a most violent noise, called for Colman, insisted that the play should not begin till he was found & the reasons given why Mrs Yates was not suffered to play for Smith. In vain did Bensley endeavor frequently to speak and tell them that Colman was not to be found. The still continued hissing and roaring, and this last till past seven o'clock. Dagge and Harris were behind in a dreadful consternation least the house should be demolished, of which indeed it was in some danger. At last they said something must be said to quiet them, when Smith in the confusion ran on and told them that the managers had consented Mrs Yates should play for him. Then they sent him off to tell them that his day must be settled whenever he thought proper, to give her time to come here. He went off and made them fix it for the 19th of April, went on and told them it was settled. They then insisted that Smith should tell them whether everything was settled to his entire satisfaction. He assured them it was. The play was then ordered to begin. I am told they have given him up his articles for three years, at his desire. Several Gentlemen went round into the Hall and sent for Smith, telling him his private quarrels with the managers were nothing to them. That if Mrs Yates play'd they should be glad to see her, but that as she was not in the company it was not right in him to disturb the play and hinder them from seeing it. He expostulated with them and told his story. The Town rings with this affair. Various are the opinions. Some think it is her plan to get once more upon the stage, and they say there is a most powerful Party making to oppose her & that she shall not play that night. Others say Colman is very wrong to hinder her. I find she entirely built upon your playing for me, and there has been a very impatient card in the Ledger to Colman insisting upon his telling the town why Mrs Yates was hindered to play, and why Mr Macklin had any more right to be suffered to come over so long unmolested to play for Miss Macklin? But that everybody sees thru'....Colman I am certain has not a thing against your playing for me. He seems rather to wish for your coming....I do not think the Yeats's will be engag'd tho' the Town rail much at Mrs Hartley & Miss Miller, and sure enough they are bitter bad....On Tuesday I shall send you the fate of Dr Goldsmith's Comedy, which comes out on Monday next. It is call'd the Mistakes of a Night....Foote's Rary Shew has been rehears'd three mornings but he got no money, so he shews off again at night instead-but it does not fill violently. Alonzo goes on but Barry is too ill to play. The great support of it is Mrs Barry's acting." (Harvard Theatre Collection, A.L.S.)] Receipts: #196 19s


Mainpiece Title: Alzuma

Afterpiece Title: Cross Purposes

Event Comment: Receipts: #200 7s. 6d. (Account Book). Mainpiece: With New Dresses and Decorations. [The first of a series of five performances (the last, Merchant of Venice, 18 Nov.) which got Macklin dismissed from the theatre until 1775, when his lawsuit against six persons whom he claimed formed a conspiracy to hiss him from the stage and ruin his livlihood was concluded favorably for him. His performance of Macbeth was favorably treated but with certain misgivings in the Morning Chronicle (25 Oct.), but he was mercilessly criticized in the London Evening Post and St James Chronicle: "In Act II, Sc. i, Shakespeare has made Macbeth murder Duncan; Now Mr Macklin, being determined to copy from no man, reversed this incident, and in the very first act, scene the second, murdered Macbeth." The favorable review (Morning Chronicle) thought he did well in first and last acts, but gave way to stage rant and "vehemence of energetic expression" wanting any variation in tone in between. It also pointed out a certain faulty memory of his lines. His novel stage effects came in for a paragraph of comment: The alterations in the jeux de theatre respecting the representation of this tragedy do Mr Macklin great credit. His change of the scenery is peculiarly characteristical. The Quadrangle of Macbeth's castle, and the door which is supposed to lead to Duncan's apartment (both of which are entirely new) are additions of consequence to the exhibition of the play. The door also through which Macbeth comes to the Weird Sisters, in the 4th act, is a better and more probable entrance than through the common stage portal. The dresses are new, elegant, and of a sort hitherto unknown to a London audience, but exceedingly proper. The Banquet was superbly set out, and it must be confessed that the managers seem to have spared neither cost nor assiduity to ornament and add to the effect of the representation." A favorable letter from a correspondent to the London Evening Post adds: "I must observe, Mr Printer, that from the graceful and characteristic manner in which Macbeth was introduced by the martial music and military procession, from the manner of M. Macklin's acting, from his judicious alteration of the dresses, the disposition of the scene where the King is killed, the cave of the witches in the 4th act, from the improvement of Mrs Hartley's thinking in Lady Macbeth and from her manner of speaking, which seemed plainly to be the effects of some intelligence she had received from Mr Macklin...I thought Mr Macklin deserv'd great praise." See the newspaper comments all gathered and reprinted in an Apology for the Conduct of Charles Macklin, (London, 1773). See also note to 30 Oct. See also London Chronicle, Oct. 23-26 (cf. Odell, I, 453). The Westminster Magazine suggests the performance was pitiable. "Macklin knew what he ought to do, but could not do it." The Scenemen's pay this week was about double the normal cost. (Account Book).] Verse Squibs from St James Chronicle (Oct. 1773) against Macklin: @Macbeth@"Eight Kings appear and pass over in order, and Banquo the last"@Old Quin, ere Fate suppressed his lab'ring breath@In studied accents grumbled out Macbeth:--@Next Garrick came, whose utt'rance truth impressed,@While ev'ry look the tyrant's guilt confess'd:--@Then the cold Sheridan half froze the part,@Yet what he lost by nature sav'd by art.@Tall Barry now advanc'd toward Birnam Woodv@Nor ill performed the scenes--he understood--@Grave Mossop next to Foris shaped his march@His words were minute guns, his action starch.@Rough Holland too--but pass his errors o'er@Nor blame the actor when the man's no more.@Then heavy Ross, assay'd the tragic frown,@But beef and pudding kept all meaning down:--@Next careless Smith, try'd on the Murd'rer's mask,@While o'er his tongue light tripp'd the hurried task:--@Hard Macklin, late, guilt's feelings strove to speak,@While sweats infernal drench'd his iron cheek;@Like Fielding's Kings [in Tom Thumb] his fancy'd triumphs past,@And all be boasts is, that he falls the last.@ Also from St James Chronicle:@The Witches, while living deluded Macbeth@And the Devil laid hold of his soul after death;@But to punish the Tyrant this would not content him,@So Macklin he sent on the stage to present him.


Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Role: Macbeth Actor: Macklin, first time
Role: Macduff Actor: Clarke
Role: Lenox Actor: Hull
Role: Malcolm Actor: Wroughton
Role: Banquo Actor: Bensley
Role: Duncan Actor: Gardner
Role: Seyton Actor: Thompson
Role: Hecate Actor: Reinhold
Role: Witches Actor: Dunstall, Mrs Pitt, Quick
Role: Vocal Parts Actor: Mattocks, Reinhold, Mrs Thompson, DuBellamy, Baker, Fox, Mrs Baker, Mrs Lampe, Mrs Jones
Role: Lady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Hartley.

Afterpiece Title: Thomasand Sally

Role: Squire Actor: Mattocks
Role: Sailor Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Thompson
Role: Sally Actor: Miss Brown
Role: With Hornpipe Actor: Miss Twist.
Event Comment: The Bills were posted for the School for Wives but Mr King sent word about Eleven o'clock that he was so ill he could not play & fresh bills were put up for Zara. Mrs Barry being out of Town Miss Younge play'd Zara & was very well receiv'd (Hopkins Diary). [MacMillan's note from Kemble differs slightly in wording.] Paid Chorus 2 nights (this incl.) #4 1s. Receipts: #195 10s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: Zara

Role: Zara Actor: Miss Younge.
Role: Lusignan Actor: Garrick
Role: Osman Actor: Reddish
Role: Nerestan Actor: Packer
Role: Chatillon Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Orasmin Actor: Hurst
Role: Melidor Actor: Wheeler
Role: Selima Actor: Miss Sherry

Afterpiece Title: The Deserter

Role: Henry Actor: Vernon
Role: Skirmish Actor: Parsons
Role: Russett Actor: Bannister
Role: Simkin Actor: Dibdin
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Smith
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Margaret Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Flint Actor: Wright
Role: Soldiers Actor: Ackman, Fawcett, Kear, Courtney
Event Comment: Rec'd Stopages #21 2s. Paid salary list #529 2s.; King's extra salary #3.; Mr S. Barry on note #100. Receipts: #188 6s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The School For Wives

Role: Servants Actor: _Griffith, Courtney.
Role: Gen Savage Actor: King
Role: Belville Actor: Reddish
Role: Torrington Actor: Weston
Role: Connoly Actor: Moody
Role: Leeson Actor: Palmer
Role: Savage Actor: Brereton
Role: Spruce Actor: Baddeley
Role: Ghastly Actor: W. Palmer
Role: Mrs Bellville Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Miss Walsingham Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: Lady Rachel Mildew Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Mrs Tempest Actor: Mrs Greville
Role: Miss Leeson Actor: Miss Jarratt
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Millidge

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Role: Fribble Actor: Dodd
Role: Flash Actor: Palmer
Role: Loveit Actor: Davies
Role: Puff Actor: Moody
Role: Jasper Actor: Ackman
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Miss Jarratt.
Event Comment: Benefit for Miss Younge. Last time of performing till Easter. Mainpiece: Not acted these 5 years. [See 9 Nov. 1768.] Afterpiece: Never acted here (playbill). Part of pit laid into boxes. Ladies and Gentlemen requested to come early. Rec'd stopages #2 12s. 6d.; short charge for new farce on 8 March #10 10s.; Paid 4 days salary list #348 14s. 8d.; Mr King's extra salary #2; Mr S. Barry on note #100; Mr Cook's 4 boys 4 nights (the 7th incl.) #6 Mr J. French on acct #10 10s. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #282 19s. 6d. Charges #64 17s. Profit to Miss Younge: #218 2s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Earl Of Warwick

Afterpiece Title: The Pantheonites

Dance: V: The Sailors Revels, as17730928

Event Comment: Benefit for Aickin. The Tragedy of All for Love, which was to have been performed this evening, is oblig'd to be changed, on account of the indisposition of Mrs Barry and Miss Younge; therefore Mr Aickin humbly hopes that his friends will accept of the Tempest in its stead. Tickets deliver'd for All for Love will be taken. Paid extra flute and hautboy 10s. (Treasurer's Book). Aickin did not act (Winston MS 10). [This month published The Sentimental Spouter; or, Young Actor's Companion. The whole comprising the essence of theatrical delivery, and the beauties of dramatic poetry. Price 1s. 6d. Printed for Wheble (Gentleman's Magazine Register).] Receipts: #123 14s. 6d. Charges: #74 14s. Profit to F. Aickin: #49 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Tempest

Role: Prospero Actor: Palmer
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Vernon
Role: Stephano Actor: King
Role: Trincalo Actor: Baddeley
Role: Caliban Actor: Ackman
Role: Ceres Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Ariel Actor: Mrs Scott
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Smith
Role: Hymen Actor: Fawcett
Role: Gonzalo Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Alonzo Actor: Bransby
Role: Sebastian Actor: Keen
Role: Francisco Actor: Griffith
Role: Boatswain Actor: Wright
Role: Master of Ship Actor: Wrighten
Role: With a Grand Dance of Fantastic Spirits Actor:
Role: The Other Dances Actor: Giorgi, Mrs Sutton.

Afterpiece Title: The Elopement

Role: Pantaloon Actor: Grimaldi.
Role: Clown Actor: Ackman.
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Keen.
Role: Drunken Valet Actor: Griffiths
Role: Harlequin Actor: Rooker
Role: Lover Actor: Messink
Role: Scaramouche Actor: Keen
Role: Country Girls Actor: Mrs Hunt, Mrs Scott
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Sutton
Role: Concluded with the scene of the Waterfall as origi Actor: .
Event Comment: The Tragedy of Tamerlane oblig'd to be deferr'd on account of the Indisposition of Mr Barry


Mainpiece Title: The Jovial Crew

Role: Beggar Women Actor: Mrs Willems, Mrs _Pitt
Role: Oldrents Actor: Quick, first time
Role: Hearty Actor: Reinhold
Role: Vincent Actor: Mattocks
Role: Hilliard Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Springlove Actor: Wroughton
Role: Oliver Actor: Young
Role: Randal Actor: Dunstall
Role: Martin Actor: Thompson
Role: Patrico Actor: Booth
Role: Beggars Actor: Fox, Baker, Wewitzer, Lion
Role: Clack Actor: Shuter
Role: Meriel Actor: Miss Brown
Role: Amie Actor: Miss Dayes
Role: Rachel Actor: Miss Catley
Role: the Original Crutch Dance Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: Cross Purposes

Role: Grub Actor: Shuter
Role: George Bevil Actor: Wroughton
Role: Chapeau Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Consol Actor: Quick
Role: Robin Actor: Whitefield
Role: Bevil Actor: Booth
Role: Bevil Actor: Thompson
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Valois
Role: Emily Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Mrs Grub Actor: Mrs Green.

Dance: End Opera: The Merry Sailors, as17741026

Event Comment: Paid late Mr Brathwit's Bill for Mr Barry #10 7d.; 2 extra Flutes in The Genii, 10s.; Tabor & Pipes 3 nights this incl. #1 11s. 6d. Receipts: #178 17s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Maid Of The Oaks

Role: Vocal parts Actor: Griffiths, _Carpenter in +Fete Champetre.
Role: Dupely Actor: Dodd
Role: Old Groveby Actor: King
Role: Sir Harry Groveby Actor: Brereton
Role: Hurry Actor: Weston
Role: Oldworth Actor: Aickin
Role: Painter Actor: Moody
Role: Druid Actor: Bannister
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Baddeley
Role: Lady Bab Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: Shepherds and Shepherdesses Actor: Lamash, Burton, Wright, Messink, Mrs Bradshaw
Role: In the Course of the Piece will be introduced a Actor:
Role: The Dances Actor: Slingsby
Role: The Ballets Actor: M. Larevier

Afterpiece Title: The Register Office

Role: Lord Brilliant Actor: Fawcett.
Role: Irishman Actor: Moody
Role: LaBrush Actor: Palmer
Role: Gulwell Actor: Packer
Role: Scotchman Actor: Parsons
Role: Frenchman Actor: Baddeley
Role: Harwood Actor: Wheeler
Role: Frankly Actor: Davies
Role: Williams Actor: Wrighten
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Mrs Doggerel Actor: Miss Pope.
Event Comment: [Mainpiece advertised this night with New Scenes, Dresses, and Decorations. The Public Advertiser in a column entitled Theatrical Intelligence reviews Cleonice at length, concluding: "On an improbable incident hinges the whole plot! The last Act is particularly unpleasing. Mr Barry is very aukwardly situated every Time he comes on, which seems to be merely to sermonize-Upon the whole, Cleonice appears to be that kind of play which deserves neither extravagant praise nor very severe censure. The Prologue commenced on the hacknied Subject of abusing Sentimental Comedy, and serv'd to deceive us by informing us, that we were to see an original Play. The Epilogue. was well imagined and happily express'd. It was most excellently deliver'd by Mrs Bulkley."


Mainpiece Title: Cleonice

Performance Comment: As17750302 but Artabasus-Hull; Teramenes-Booth [Genest, V, 464, who states that a Handbill was circulated noting the change, occasioned Barry's indisposition (gout), and reguesting the indulgence of the audience].Genest, V, 464, who states that a Handbill was circulated noting the change, occasioned Barry's indisposition (gout), and reguesting the indulgence of the audience].
Role: Artabasus Actor: Hull
Role: Teramenes Actor: Booth
Role: Lycomedes Actor: Bensley
Role: Pharnaces Actor: Lewis
Role: Orontes Actor: Lee
Role: Agenor Actor: Whitefield
Role: Zopyrus Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Officer Actor: Thompson
Role: Arsinoe Actor: Miss Dayes
Role: Cleonice Actor: Mrs Hartley
Role: Actor: Bensley

Afterpiece Title: The Two Misers

Role: Lively Actor: Mattocks
Role: Hunks Actor: Reinhold
Role: Gripe Actor: Quick
Role: Osman Actor: Dunstall
Role: Mustapha Actor: Fox
Role: Ali Actor: Baker
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Catley
Event Comment: The Tragedy of Jane Shore oblig'd to be deferr'd on account of the sudden indisposition of Mrs Barry


Mainpiece Title: She Wou'd And She Wou'd Not

Role: Manuel Actor: Shuter
Role: Philip Actor: Bensley
Role: Octavio Actor: Wroughton
Role: Soto Actor: Dunstall
Role: Trappanti Actor: Woodward
Role: Don Luis Actor: Booth
Role: Corrigidor Actor: Fox
Role: Rosara Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Viletta Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Lessingham
Role: Hypolita Actor: Miss Macklin.
Event Comment: The Grecian Daughter oblig'd to be deferr'd on account of the Indisposition of Mr and Mrs Barry


Mainpiece Title: She Stoops To Conquer

Role: Miss Neville Actor: Miss Leeson
Role: Hardcastle Actor: Wilson, first time
Role: Tony Actor: Quick
Role: Marlow Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Hastings Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Sir Charles Actor: Fearon
Role: Mrs Hardcastle Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Miss Hardcastle Actor: Mrs Bulkley.
Event Comment: Mrs Barry Taken ill. The Fair Penitent oblig'd to be deferr'd. Tickets deliver'd for a Play this Night will be taken


Mainpiece Title: The Conscious Lovers

Role: Young Bevil Actor: Lewis
Role: Myrtle Actor: Wroughton
Role: Sealand Actor: Clarke
Role: Cimberton Actor: Quick
Role: Sir John Bevil Actor: Fearon
Role: Tom Actor: Woodward
Role: Humphrey Actor: Thompson
Role: Daniel Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Phillis Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Mrs Sealand Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Indiana Actor: Mrs Jackson
Role: a Song Actor: DuBellamy.

Afterpiece Title: The Syrens

Role: Margery Actor: Miss Francis for Mrs Pitt.
Role: Grenade Actor: Mattocks
Role: Lieutenant Pendant Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Gale Actor: Quick
Role: Forecastle Actor: Wilson
Role: Parthenope Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Doris Actor: Miss Barsanti
Role: Carlos Actor:
Role: Tom Traverse Actor:
Role: Sam Snivel Actor:
Role: Zephyr Actor:
Role: Libs Actor:
Role: Boreas Actor:
Role: Flos Actor:
Role: Tadpole Actor:
Role: Spirit of a Druid Actor:
Role: Cornelia Actor: .
Event Comment: House (Hopkins Diary). Garrick's last time of performing Ranger (playbill). Rec'd Sga Paccini's Debt in full #75; Condell's 3rd payment: Fruit Office #20. Paid Blandford, Chandler's bill (after deduction) in full #14 12s. 2d.; Balance of Mad. Paccini and Martini's acct. in full #6 10s.; Bensley in full; Everard's debt and costs #5 15s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book). [Publish'd this month, Garrick's Looking Glass; or, the Art of Rising on the Stage. Price 2s. 6d. Printed for T. Evans By S. J. Pratt. Informative on most stage fundamentals. A poem in three cantos. Publish'd in July, A Lecture on Mimicry, as it was deliver'd with great applause at the Theatres in Covent Garden and the Haymarket, and the Great Room in Panton St. In the course of which were introduced a great variety of theatrical Imitations, to which is added Jerry Sneak 's return from the regatta and a Lecture upon Lectures. By G. S. Carey. Price 1s. @"I'll...on myself depend.@Inever yet found manager my friend.@By you supported boldly I'll oppose@My mimic powers against a host of foes.' Foote, Barry, and toothless Macklin, singers and dancers.] Receipts: #226 13s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Suspicious Husband

Afterpiece Title: The Deserter

Role: Soldiers Actor: Cubitt, _Griffith.
Role: Henry Actor: Vernon.
Role: Mercury Actor: Vernon
Role: Harlequin Actor: Dodd
Role: Tragedy Actor: Mrs Smith
Role: Comedy Actor: Mrs Wrighten.
Role: King Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Miller Actor: Moody.
Role: Russet Actor: Bannister
Role: Simpkin Actor: Fawcett
Role: Skirmish Actor: Parsons
Role: Flint Actor: Wright
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Margaret Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Smith.

Dance: I: The Savage Hunters, as17751118

Event Comment: [As mainpiece the playbill announces Douglas, but "Mrs Barry being suddenly taken ill yesterday Morning , The Busy Body ws substituted for Douglas...and allowing for the short Notice which the Performers had to prepare for the Representation, we must do them the Justice to say that they acquitted themselves extremely well" (Morning Chronicle, 16 Oct.).] Receipts: #234 5s. (233.4; 1.1)


Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Role: Marplot Actor: Woodward
Role: Sir Francis Gripe Actor: Quick
Role: Sir George Airy Actor: Lewis
Role: Charles Gripe Actor: Wroughton
Role: Isabinda Actor: Mrs Whitfield
Role: Miranda Actor: Miss Macklin.

Afterpiece Title: The Golden Pippin

Role: Jupiter Actor: Reinhold
Role: Paris Actor: Mattocks
Role: Momus Actor: Quick
Role: Mercury Actor: Mahon
Role: Venus Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Pallas Actor: Miss Dayes
Role: Iris Actor: Miss Valois
Role: Juno Actor: Miss Catley.

Dance: End: Mirth and Jollity-Aldridge, Master Langrish, Master Jackson, Miss Besford

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time in London; DR. POEM 5, by William Mason, 1st acted at Crow Street Theatre, Dublin, 30 Mar. 1764]: Written on the Model of the ancient Greek Tragedy. The Overture and all the Music composed New by Dr Arne. With a New Scene designed and executed by Dahl [recte Dall]. The Dresses, Decorations, &c. all entirely New. Books of the Lyrical Part of the Drama to be had at the Theatre. 'But I had rather talk of Caractacus; I agree that he will not suffer by not being sputtered by Barry, who has lost all his teeth. Covent Garden is rather above Drury Lane in actors, but both sets are exceedingly bad, so bad-that I almost wish Caractacus was not to appear. Very seldom do I go to the play, for there is no bearing such strollers" (Walpole [to the author, 8 Oct. 1776], IX, 419-20). "I attended Caractacus last winter, and was greatly interested, both from my friendship for Mr Mason and from the excellence of the poetry. I was out of all patience; for though a young Lewis played a subordinate part very well, and Mrs Hartley looked her part charmingly, the Druids were so massacred, and Caractacus so much worse, that I never saw a more barbarous exhibition" (Walpole [13 July 1777], X, 81-82). Public Advertiser, 7 Dec. 1776: This Day is published the Lyrical Part of Caractacus (6d.). [The publisher, J. Wilkie, states that he also has the "whole Drama, as altered by the Author, 18d." Ibid., 9 Dec., contains an advertisement from Mason stating that this version is unauthorized.] Ibid., 12 Dec.: This Day is published [by A. Ward of York] a new Edition of Caractacus, now altered for Representation at the Theatre-Royal in Covent Garden (1s. 6d.). Receipts: #163 10s. (163.6; 0.4)


Mainpiece Title: Caractacus

Role: Druids and Bards Actor: Aickin, Hull, L'Estrange, Fearon, others
Role: Principal Vocal Parts Actor: Leoni, Reinhold, Mrs Farrell
Role: Caractacus Actor: Clarke
Role: Arviragus Actor: Lewis
Role: Elidurus Actor: Wroughton
Role: Vellinus Actor: Ward
Role: Aulus Didius Actor: Whitefield
Role: Evelina Actor: Mrs Hartley
Role: Modred Actor: Aickin
Role: Mador Actor: Hull.

Afterpiece Title: Polly Honeycombe

Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Digges. Mainpiece: Never acted here. [Barry had acted King Lear at this theatre on 15 July 1767, and Ross on 18 June 1770.] Afterpiece: Altered into 3 acts


Mainpiece Title: King Lear

Role: King Lear Actor: Digges
Role: Bastard Actor: West
Role: Kent Actor: Gardner
Role: Gloster Actor: Mitchell
Role: Gentleman Usher Actor: Blissett
Role: Albany Actor: Taylor
Role: Burgundy Actor: Turner
Role: Cornwall Actor: Davis
Role: Edgar Actor: Dimond
Role: Theatre Actor:
Role: Goneril Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Regan Actor: Mrs West
Role: Cordelia Actor: Mrs Massey.

Afterpiece Title: The Gentle Shepherd

Role: Bauldy Actor: Blissett
Role: Sir William Worthy Actor: Mitchell
Role: Jenny Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Peggy Actor: Mrs Hitchcock.

Music: Afterpiece: With the Scots Musick incidental to the Piece-


Mainpiece Title: Othello

Role: Othello Actor: Farrcn
Role: Roderigo Actor: Dodd
Role: Cassio Actor: Palmer
Role: Brabantio Actor: Aickin
Role: Lodovico Actor: Packer
Role: Duke Actor: Chaplin
Role: Montano Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Gratiano Actor: Wrighten
Role: Iago Actor: Bensley
Role: AEmilia Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Desdemona Actor: Mrs Ward

Afterpiece Title: A Fete

Performance Comment: scene I. Hornpipe, as17840517; Poor ThomasDay by Chapman, Wilson, Barry more, scene III. Thou hast gone awa' from me Mary by Miss Phillips. scene III. As scene III, 26 Apr., but added: Wilson. scene IV. An Italian Air, as17840412 To conclude with a Dance [probably The Sportsmen's Return] by Mr and Miss Hamoir .
Role: Mr Doiley Actor: Parsons
Role: Gradus Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Sandford Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Granger Actor: Palmer
Role: Charlotte Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Miss Doiley Actor: Mrs Brereton

Afterpiece Title: The Rival Candidates

Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Field
Role: Sir Harry Muff Actor: Dodd
Role: Byron Actor: Williames
Role: Spy Actor: Baddeley
Role: Gardeners Actor: Chaplin, Phillimore, Alfred
Role: General Worry Actor: Parsons
Role: Narcissa Actor: Miss Phillips