SELECT * FROM london_stages WHERE MATCH('(@(authnameclean,perftitleclean,commentcclean,commentpclean) "Ben Johnson"/1) | (@(roleclean,performerclean) "Ben Johnson")') GROUP BY eventid ORDER BY weight() desc, eventdate asc OPTION field_weights=(perftitleclean=100, commentpclean=75, commentcclean=75, roleclean=100, performerclean=100, authnameclean=100), ranker=sph04

Result Options

Download:
JSON XML CSV

Search Filters

Event

Date Range
Start
End

Performance

?
Filter by Performance Type










Cast

?

Keyword

?
We found 1591 matches on Performance Comments, 956 matches on Author, 424 matches on Event Comments, 15 matches on Performance Title, and 5 matches on Roles/Actors.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchymist

Performance Comment: Subtle-Cibber; Face-Mills; Sir Epicure-Harper; Dapper-Th. Cibber; Drugger-Penkethman; Anaias-Johnson; Tribulation-Griffin; Kastril-Miller.*c1723 10 10 dl Written by Ben. Johnson.
Related Works
Related Work: The Alchymist Author(s): Ben Jonson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Performance Comment: Edition of 1696: Prologue to Oroonoko [Sent by an Unknown Hand,-Mr Powell; Oroonoko-Verbruggen; Aboan-Powell; Lieutenant Governor-Williams; Blanford-Harland; Stanmore-Horden; Jack Stanmore-Mills; Captain Driver-Ben Johnson; Daniel-Mich. Lee; Hottman-Sympson; Imoinda-Mrs Rogers; Widow Lackit-Mrs Knight; Charlot Welldon-Mrs Verbruggen; Lucy Welldon-Mrs Lucas; Epilogue to Oroonoko [Written by Mr Congreve, edition of 1699]-Mrs Verbruggen.
Cast
Role: Captain Driver Actor: Ben Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Imposture Defeated; Or, A Trick To Cheat The Devil

Performance Comment: Edition of 1698: Prologue-Mr Powell; Epilogue-Mr Mills [ascending from under the Stage; Duke of Venice-Thomas; Hernando-Powell; Gusman Sr-Ben Johnson; Gusman Jr-Evans; Pedro-Penkethman; Artan-Mills; Alonza-Horden [error for Harland?]; Bonde-Cibber; Delay-Smeaton; Peter-Smith; Senator-Rogers; Marcella-Mrs Temple; Serena-Mrs Andrews; Lucy-Mrs Powel; [In V: Endimion The Man in a Moon- [A Masque.A Masque.
Cast
Role: Gusman Sr Actor: Ben Johnson
Event Comment: Benefit the Author of the opera. Afterpiece: A new Serio-Comi-Farcical-Elysian Ballad Opera of Two Acts. [Author unknown. Apparently not printed.]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Abra Mule

Afterpiece Title: Macheath 1n the Shades; or, Bayes at Parnassus

Performance Comment: Macheath-Stoppelaer; Bayes-Chapman; Polly-Miss Norsa; Alexander-Mullart; Peachum-Hippisley; Sejanus-Paget; Charon-Morgan; Cardinal Wolsey-Houghton; Mat-Clark; Ben Johnson-Aston; Horace-Wignell; Cleopatra-Mrs Templer; Jenny Diver-Miss Binks; Slammekin-Mrs Kilby; Thalestris-Mrs Forrester; Mrs Trapes-Mrs Martin; Helen-Miss S. Rogers; Mercury-Hale .
Cast
Role: Ben Johnson Actor: Aston

Dance: Tambourine by Miss Rogers. Scot's Dance by Glover, Miss Rogers, Le Sac, Miss Baston, Delagarde, Mrs De L'Orme

Event Comment: Benefit Johnson. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson. [First announced for 19 May-see a playbill in the British Museum (Press Mark 11795 g 19)--it was deferred by the "extream hot Weather."

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone

Performance Comment: Corbaccio-Johnson.
Cast
Role: Corbaccio Actor: Johnson.
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Benefit Johnson. Written by the famous Ben Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone; Or, The Fox

Performance Comment: Volpone-Powell; Mosca-Wilks; Corvino-Mills; Bonario-Booth; Corbaccio-Johnson; Voltore-Keene; Sir Politick-Norris; Caelia-Mrs Rogers; Lady Wou'dbe-Mrs Kent.
Cast
Role: Corbaccio Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Benefit Johnson. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone; Or, The Fox

Performance Comment: Fox-Powell; Mosca-Wilks; Corbaccio-Johnson.
Cast
Role: Corbaccio Actor: Johnson.
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson

Dance: Dances Proper to the play-Prince, Mrs Bicknell, others

Event Comment: Written by Ben Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

Performance Comment: Morose-Johnson; Truewit-Wilks; Clerimone-Mills; Dauphine-Booth; Sir John-Cibber; Sir Amorous-Miller; Cutbeard-Norris; Otter-Shepard; Silent Woman-Mrs Thurmond; Lady Haughty-Mrs Moore; Dol Mavis-Miss Johnson; Centaure-Mrs Heron; Mrs Otter-Mrs Baker.
Cast
Role: Morose Actor: Johnson
Role: Dol Mavis Actor: Miss Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Epicúne; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicene Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicoene; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson

Song: As17241020

Event Comment: Benefit Johnson. At the particular Desire of several Ladies of Quality. Mainpiece: by Ben Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchymist

Performance Comment: Subtle-Mills; Face-Macklin; Ananias-Johnson; Tribulation-Griffin; Sir Ep1cure-Shepard; Kastril-Woodward; Surly-Havard; Dapper-Leigh; Lovewit-Turbutt; Doll Common-Mrs Pritchard; Dame Pliant-Mrs Bennet; Abel-Cibber.
Cast
Role: Ananias Actor: Johnson
Role: Dame Pliant Actor: Mrs Bennet
Related Works
Related Work: The Alchymist Author(s): Ben Jonson

Afterpiece Title: Damon and Phillida

Dance: III: Grand Ballet, as17390313 V: Aethiopian Dance-Muilment

Event Comment: Benefit Johnson. Mainpiece: Written by Ben Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone

Performance Comment: Volpone-Johnson; Mosca-Ryan; Corbaccio-Hippisley; Caelia-Mrs Horton; Voltore-Bridgwater; Corvino-Rosco; Sir Politic-James; Bonario-Gibson; 1st Advocator-Ridout; Peregrine-Anderson; Lady Wou'd be-Mrs Pritchard.
Cast
Role: Volpone Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Dance: PPeasant-Cooke; Les Allemandes-Cooke, Signora Campioni

Song: SSong of Diana, as17460313

Event Comment: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Written by the famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone; Or, The Fox

Performance Comment: Volpone-Mills; Mosca-Wilks; Voltore-Keen; Corbaccio-Johnson; Corvino-Cibber; Sir Politick-Norris; Bonario-Booth; Lady Wouldbe-Mrs Lee; Celia-Mrs Oldfield.
Cast
Role: Corbaccio Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Written by the famous Ben Johnson. [In Daily Courant, 20 Feb., The Tender Husband has been announced for this day.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

Performance Comment: As17070101, but Morose-Johnson.
Cast
Role: Morose Actor: Johnson.
Related Works
Related Work: Epicúne; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicene Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicoene; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

Performance Comment: Morose-Johnson; Dauphine-Booth; Clerimont-Mills; Truewit-Wilks; Sir John-Cibber; Sir Amorous-Bullock; Otter-Fairbank; Cutbeard-Norris; Silent Woman-Mrs Oldfield.
Cast
Role: Morose Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Epicúne; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicene Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicoene; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality. Written by the famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchymist

Performance Comment: Subtle-Cibber; Face-Powell; Sir Epicure-Estcourt; Surly-Mills; Drugger-Penkethman; Dapper-Norris; Ananias-Johnson; Tribulation-Pack; Lovewit-Bickerstaff; Angry Boy-Bullock.
Cast
Role: Ananias Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: The Alchymist Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Written by the famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone; Or, The Fox

Performance Comment: Volpone-Powell; Mosca-Wilks; Voltore-Keene; Corbaccio-Johnson; Corvino-Mills; Sir Politic-Norris; Bonario-Booth; Peregrine-Bickerstaff; Celia-Mrs Rogers.
Cast
Role: Corbaccio Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Written by the famous Ben Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

Performance Comment: Silent Woman-Mrs Oldfield; Truewit-Wilks; Morose-Johnson; Sir John-Cibber; Sir Amorous-Bullock; Otter-Estcourt.
Cast
Role: Morose Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Epicúne; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicene Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicoene; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Written by the famous Ben Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchymist

Performance Comment: Subtle-Cibber; Face-Wilks; Sir Epicure-Estcourt; Dapper-Dogget; Drugger-Pinkethman; Ananias-Johnson; Angry Boy-Bullock.
Cast
Role: Ananias Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: The Alchymist Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Written by the famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

Performance Comment: Silent Woman-Mrs Oldfield; Morose-Johnson; Truewit-Wilks; Clerimont-Mills; Dauphine-Booth; Sir Amorous-Bullock; Sir John-Cibber; Cutbeard-Norris; Otter-Estcourt; Lady Haughty-Mrs Saunders; Dol Mavis-Mrs Bicknell; Mrs Otter-Mrs Powell.
Cast
Role: Morose Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Epicúne; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicene Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicoene; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Written by the famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchymist

Performance Comment: Subtle-Cibber; Face-Powell; Sir Epicure-Estcourt; Surly-Mills; Angry Boy-Bullock; Ananias-Johnson; Tribulation-Pack; Abel-Penkethman; Dapper-Norris; Dol-Mrs Saunders; Widow-Mrs Cox.
Cast
Role: Ananias Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: The Alchymist Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. It being the Time of Bartholomew-Fair. Written by the Famous Ben Johnson. It being the last Time of acting this Season

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Bartholomew Fair

Performance Comment: Quarlous-Mills; Cokes-Bullock; Wasp-Johnson; Littlewit-Norris; Busy-Pack; Win-Mrs Saunders.
Cast
Role: Wasp Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Bartholomew Fair Author(s): Ben Jonson

Dance: Morrice Dance, as17120805

Event Comment: Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Bartholomew Fair

Performance Comment: Quarlous-Mills; Littlewit-Norris; Cokes-Bullock; Edgeworth-Bullock Jr; Wasp-Johnson; Win-Mrs Saunders; Busie-Pack; Grace-Miss Willis.
Cast
Role: Wasp Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Bartholomew Fair Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Written by Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Bartholomew Fair

Performance Comment: Cokes-Miller; Quarlous-Mills; Wasp-Johnson; Busy-Bickerstaff; Overdo-Shepherd; Edgeworth-Ryan; Littlewit-Norris; Winwife-Quin; Ursula-Cross; Nightingale-Birkhead; Mrs Littlewit-Mrs Saunders; Mrs Wellborn-Miss Willis.
Cast
Role: Wasp Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Bartholomew Fair Author(s): Ben Jonson

Song: Miss Booth; Mimic Song of the Country Life-Mrs Willis

Dance: Prince

Related Works
Related Work: The Fairy Prince, with the Installation of the Knights of the Garter Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Oberon, The Fairy Prince Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Written by Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

Performance Comment: Morose-Johnson; Silent Woman-Mrs Oldfield; Truewit-Wilks; Clerimont-Mills; Dauphine-Booth; Sir John-Cibber; Sir Amorous-Miller; Cutbeard-Norris; Lady Haughty-Mrs Saunders; Dol Mavis-Miss Younger.
Cast
Role: Morose Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Epicúne; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicene Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: Epicoene; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Written by Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone; Or, The Fox

Performance Comment: Volpone-Mills; Mosca-Wilks; Corbaccio-Johnson; Corvino-Cibber; Sir Politic-Norris; Caelia-Mrs Santlow; Lady Woudbe-Mrs Saunders.
Cast
Role: Corbaccio Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson

Dance: Dupre, Boval, Dupre Jr, Miss Younger

Event Comment: Written by Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone; Or, The Fox

Performance Comment: Volpone-Mills; Mosca-Wilks; Sir Politick-Norris; Corbaccio-Johnson; Corvino-Cibber; Voltore-Bickerstaff; Bonario-Ryan; Lady Wouldbe-Mrs Saunders; Celia-Mrs Santlow.
Cast
Role: Corbaccio Actor: Johnson
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson

Dance: As17161210