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Event Comment: The Prologue, extant in a broadside in the Worcester College Library, appears to represent a performance occuring before the end of 1660. It has been reprinted by Noyes, Ben Jonson, pp. 105-6, and by Wiley, Rare Prologues and Epilogues, pp. 16-17. The King's Company

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchemist

Cast
Role: Face Actor: Mohun
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Cartwright
Role: Surly Actor: Burt
Role: Ananias Actor: Lacy
Role: Wholesome Actor: Bateman
Role: Subtil Actor: Clun?
Role: Prologue to the Reviv'd Alchemist Actor: .
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Related Work: The Alchemist Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: The Tobacconist Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: This play was probably given by the King's Company, which presented it a number of times later. See Noyes, Ben Jonson, pp. 42-43. Evelyn, Diary: I saw Vulpone acted at court before their Majesties &c

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Mainpiece Title: Volpone

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Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: The King's Company. This performance is on the L. C. list, 5@12, p. 17: King here. See also Nicoll, Restoration Drama, p. 344. See Noyes, Ben Jonson on the English Stage, p. 307, for a letter to Lady Sunderland on this performance, and, p. 308, for an anecdote from The Life of the Late Famous Comedian, Jo. Haynes, concerning Haynes and Hart in a scene. For another allusion to the action, see Henri Ferneron, Louise de Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth (London, 1807), p. 179n. Pepys, Diary: 15 Jan. 1668@9: It is about my Lady Harvy's being offended at Doll Common's [Mrs Corey's] acting of Sempronia, to imitate her; for which she got my Lord Chamberlain, her kinsman, to imprison Doll: when my Lady Castlemayne made the King to release her. Mrs John Evelyn to Mr Terryll, 10 Feb. 1668@9: There has not been any new lately revived and reformed, as Catiline, well set out with clothes and scenes (Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, ed. William Bray, IV, 14). See also 7 and 11 Dec. 1667

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Catiline's Conspiracy

Cast
Role: Catiline? Actor: Hart
Role: Cethegus? Actor: Mohun
Role: Cicero? Actor: Burt
Role: Sempronia Actor: Mrs Corey?
Role: A Prologue to Catiline To be Merrily spoke Actor: Mrs Nell Gwyn?
Role: The Epilogue Actor: Mrs Nell Gwyn?.
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Related Work: Catiline's Conspiracy Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: The King's Company. The Epilogue, which was printed in A Collection of Poems Written upon several Occasions by several Persons, 1673, pp. 29-32, and reprinted by Noyes, Ben Jonson on the English Stage, pp. 247-48, by its references to Lent seems to indicate a Lenten revival. As this play was allotted to the King's Company ca. 12 Jan. 1668@9, it has been assigned to that company. The revival may have occurred in March 1670, perhaps not until later

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Every Man In His Humour

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Related Work: Every Man In His Humour Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Written by Ben Jonson. Receipts: #200 (Cross)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchemist

Performance Comment: Abel Drugger-Garrick; Subtle-Woodward; Farce-Palmer; Doll Common-Mrs Pritchard; Ananias-Philips; Dapper-Vaughan; Lovewit-Bransby; Dame Pliant-Mrs Bennet; Sir Epicure-Berry; Kastril-Yates; Surly-Blakes; Tribulation-Taswell.
Cast
Role: Abel Drugger Actor: Garrick
Role: Subtle Actor: Woodward
Role: Farce Actor: Palmer
Role: Doll Common Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Ananias Actor: Philips
Role: Dapper Actor: Vaughan
Role: Lovewit Actor: Bransby
Role: Dame Pliant Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Berry
Role: Kastril Actor: Yates
Role: Surly Actor: Blakes
Role: Tribulation Actor: Taswell.
Related Works
Related Work: The Alchemist Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: The Tobacconist Author(s): Ben Jonson

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Cast
Role: only Loverule Actor: Beard
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Clive listed.
Role: Loverule Actor: Beard
Role: Jobson Actor: Berry
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Bennet
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Written by Ben Jonson, not acted these 20 years. [See 7 Oct. 1754.] Paid Bellamy & Settree (mercers) #300 7s.; Paid Scott (copper lace man) #265 7s. (Account Book). Receipts: #191 9s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Fox

Performance Comment: Volpone-Smith; Mosca-Bensley; Voltore-Hull; Corbino-Clarke; Corbachio-Shuter; Sir P. Wou'dbe-Kniveton; Peregrine-R. Smith; Bonario-Wroughton; Lady Wou'dbe-Mrs Gardner; Caelia-Miss Miller.
Cast
Role: Volpone Actor: Smith
Role: Mosca Actor: Bensley
Role: Voltore Actor: Hull
Role: Corbino Actor: Clarke
Role: Corbachio Actor: Shuter
Role: Wou'dbe Actor: Kniveton
Role: Peregrine Actor: R. Smith
Role: Bonario Actor: Wroughton
Role: Lady Wou'dbe Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Caelia Actor: Miss Miller.
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson

Afterpiece Title: The Fairy 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: Benefit for Weston. [See Comment 24 April.] Afterpiece: A Comedy of Two Acts altered from Ben Jonson's Alchemist, by Francis Gentleman. Receipts: #242 12s. 6d. Charges: #64 13s. Profits to Weston: #177 19s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Cast
Role: Archer Actor: King
Role: Boniface Actor: Ackman, 1st time
Role: Sullen Actor: Bannister
Role: with a New Epilogue Actor: Weston in the character of Scrub.
Role: Aimwell Actor: Packer
Role: Scrub Actor: Weston
Role: Foigard Actor: Moody
Role: Gibbet Actor: Bransby
Role: Sir Charles Freeman Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Reddish
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Cherry Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Barry.

Afterpiece Title: The Tobacconist

Cast
Role: Abel Drugger Actor: Weston
Role: Face Actor: Palmer
Role: Subtle Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Wright
Role: Knowlife Actor: Griffith
Role: Headlong Actor: Keen
Role: Doll Tricksey Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Miss Rantipole Actor: Miss Pope.
Related Works
Related Work: The Tobacconist Author(s): Ben Jonson

Entertainment: Interlude. All up at Stockwell; or, The Ghost no Conjuror, a New Interlude-Characters-Weston, Bannister

Dance: After Interlude: The Sailors Revels, as17711008

Event Comment: Benefit for Edwin. Public Advertiser, 9 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Edwin, No. 19, Piazza, Covent Garden. Mainpiece: Written by Ben Jonson, and altered by George Colman, Esq. Receipts: #349 15s. 6d. (250/15/6; tickets: 99/0/0) (charge: #105)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Epicoene; Or, The Silent Woman

Cast
Role: Truewit Actor: Wroughton
Role: Morose Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir John Daw Actor: Quick
Role: Clerimont Actor: Davies
Role: Dauphine Actor: Whitfield
Role: Frederick Actor: Brett
Role: Otter Actor: Booth
Role: Cutberd Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Mute Actor: Stevens
Role: Sir Amorous La Actor: Foole-Edwin
Role: Foole Actor: Edwin
Role: Epicasne Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Haughty Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Centaur Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Mavis Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Trusty Actor: Miss Brangin
Role: Mrs Otter Actor: Mrs Webb
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

Afterpiece Title: M id as

Cast
Role: Midas Actor: Edwin
Role: Pan Actor: Bannister
Role: Sileno Actor: Reinhold
Role: Damaetas Actor: Doyle
Role: Jupiter Actor: Darley
Role: Apollo Actor: Johnstone
Role: Daphne Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Mysis Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Juno Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Nysa Actor: Mrs Bannister

Song: End of Act II of mainpiece A Description of the Curiosities of the Tower of London; End of mainpiece Four and Twenty Fiddlers all on a Row, both by Edwin

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Written by Ben Jonson. Afterpiece: With a New Overture by Dr Arnold. With Italian, French, Irish, Scotch, Welsh and English

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Fox

Performance Comment: Volpone-Palmer; Mosca-Bensley; Voltore-Bannister Jun.; Corvino-Aickin; Bonario-R. Palmer; Corbachio-Parsons; Caelia-Mrs Inchbald .
Cast
Role: Volpone Actor: Palmer
Role: Mosca Actor: Bensley
Role: Voltore Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Corvino Actor: Aickin
Role: Bonario Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Corbachio Actor: Parsons
Role: Caelia Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson

Afterpiece Title: Gretna Green

Cast
Role: : Rory Actor: Wilson
Role: Crack Actor: Swords
Role: Tipperary Actor: Egan
Role: Landlord Actor: Ledger
Role: Anvil Actor: Painter
Role: Gorget Actor: Bannister
Role: Signora Figurante Actor: Sga Sestini
Role: Lady Pedigree Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Miss Plumb Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Bannister. Gaudry, Barrett are unassigned.

Music: [Prologue by George Colman, the elder.]

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Related Work: Epicúne; or, The Silent Woman Author(s): Ben Jonson
Related Work: The Fairy Prince, with the Installation of the Knights of the Garter Author(s): Ben Jonson

Dance: End of Act III of mainpiece, as17840528

Event Comment: 1st piece: In 1 Act, taken from Ben Jonson's Alchymist

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Tobacconist

Cast
Role: Abel Drugger Actor: Kippling
Role: Subtle Actor: Gardner
Role: Headlong Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Knowlife Actor: Usher
Role: Face Actor: Davies
Role: Doll Tricksy Actor: Mrs Lloyd
Role: Miss Rantipole Actor: Miss Morris
Related Works
Related Work: The Tobacconist Author(s): Ben Jonson

Afterpiece Title: The Election of the Managers

Cast
Role: Freeport Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir William Douglas Actor: Bensley
Role: Lord Falbridge Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Owen Actor: Usher
Role: La France Actor: Baddeley
Role: Spatter Actor: Palmer
Role: Lady Alton Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Molly Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Mrs Goodman Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Amelia Actor: Miss Farren

Afterpiece Title: Gretna Green

Cast
Role: : Rory Actor: Wilson
Role: Crack Actor: Swords
Role: Tipperary Actor: Egan
Role: Landlord Actor: Ledger
Role: Anvil Actor: Painter
Role: Gorget Actor: Bannister
Role: Signora Figurante Actor: Sga Sestini
Role: Lady Pedigree Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Miss Plumb Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Bannister. Gaudry, Barrett are unassigned.
Event Comment: Some Hissing, tho' play'd Well-Garrick Kiteley &c. (Cross). Mainpiece: Written by Ben Johnson, never acted there. Characters Dress'd in the Old English@Manner. Receipts: #200 (Cross). We hear that His Majesty intended to go to the theatre Royal in Drury Lane this evening, to see the Comedy of Every Man in his Humour, wrote by Ben Johnson in 1598, acted the same year by the Lord Chamberlain's Servants, and dedicated to the great Mr Camden; and was reviv'd since the Revolution with Great Applause, having a new Epilogue spoken by Ben Johnson's Ghost , written by the late Earl of Dorset (Daily Advertiser)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Every Man In His Humour

Cast
Role: Kitely Actor: Garrick
Role: Bobadill Actor: Woodward
Role: Brainworm Actor: Yates
Role: Master Stephen Actor: Shuter
Role: Justice Clement Actor: Taswell
Role: Old Knowell Actor: Berry
Role: Young Knowell Actor: Ross
Role: Wellbred Actor: Palmer
Role: Cob Actor: Mozeen
Role: Master Matthew Actor: Vaughan
Role: Downright Actor: Winstone
Role: Cash Actor: Blakes
Role: Formal Actor: Costollo
Role: Dame Kiteley Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Bridget Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Tib Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: with a new Occasional Prologue Actor: Garrick.
Related Works
Related Work: Every Man In His Humour Author(s): Ben Jonson

Dance: LL'Entree de Flore, as17511015; Peasant Dance, as17511015

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.
Cast
Role: Subtle Actor: Cibber
Role: Face Actor: Mills
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Harper
Role: Dapper Actor: Th. Cibber
Role: Drugger Actor: Penkethman
Role: Anaias Actor: Johnson
Role: Tribulation Actor: Griffin
Role: Kastril Actor: Miller.c1723 10 10 dl Written by Ben. Johnson.
Related Works
Related Work: The Alchymist Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: By Desire. Mainpiece: Written by Ben. Johnson. Afterpiece: Set to Musick by Mr Arne. Egmont, Diary, I, 474: I went to ... see the Alchymist, wrote by Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchymist

Cast
Role: Subtle Actor: W. Mills
Role: Face Actor: Mills
Role: Abel Actor: Cibber
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Harper
Role: Ananias Actor: Johnson
Role: Tribulation Actor: Griffin
Role: Surly Actor: Oates
Role: Lovewit Actor: Shepard
Role: Kastril Actor: Miller
Role: Dapper Actor: Master Arne
Role: Doll Common Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: Dame Pliant Actor: Mrs Grace
Role: Neighbours Actor: Winstone, Tench, Harrington, Tenoe, Wright, Ridout
Related Works
Related Work: The Alchymist Author(s): Ben Jonson

Afterpiece Title: The Opera of Operas

Cast
Role: Bailiff Actor: Tench
Role: Tom Thumb Actor: Young Master Arne
Role: Princess Actor: Miss Arne
Role: King Arthur Actor: Kelly
Role: Dollalolla Actor: Miss Jones
Role: Grizzle Actor: Charke
Role: Noodle Actor: Ellis Roberts
Role: Glumdalca Actor: Corse
Role: Merlin Actor: Cropponi
Role: Doodle Actor: F. Tench
Role: Cleora Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Mustacha Actor: Miss Oates

Dance: In Afterpiece: Les Bergeries by Essex, Miss Robinson, F. Tench, Holt, Miss Mann, Miss Brett

Event Comment: The King's Company. Pepys, Diary: To the King's playhouse, and there, the pit being full, sat in a box above, and saw Catiline's Conspiracy, yesterday being the first day: a play of much good sense and words to read, but that do appear the worst upon the stage, I mean, the least diverting, that ever I saw any, though most fine in clothes; and a fine scene of the Senate, and of a fight, that ever I saw in my life. But the play is only to be read, and therefore home, with no pleasure at all, but only in sitting next to Betty Hall, that did belong to this house, and was Sir Philip Howard's mistress, a mighty pretty wench. Evelyn, Diary: I went to see the old play Cataline acted, having ben now forgotten 40 years almost

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Catiline

Related Works
Related Work: Catiline's Conspiracy Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: That celebrated Comedy...Written by the Famous Ben Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Bartholomew Fair

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Related Work: Bartholomew Fair Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Lucas. Mainpiece: That celebrated Comedy. Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Bartholomew Fair

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Related Work: Bartholomew Fair Author(s): Ben Jonson

Entertainment: Several Extraordinary Entertainments, as will be express'd in the Bills

Event Comment: Never Acted there before. Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchymist

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Related Work: The Alchymist Author(s): Ben Jonson
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

Cast
Role: Corbaccio Actor: Johnson.
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson
Event Comment: Benefit Wilks. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality...that celebrated Comedy...Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone

Cast
Role: Mosca Actor: Wilks.
Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson

Music: As17030525

Dance: DuRuel

Song: Leveridge

Event Comment: Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

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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:

Dance:

Event Comment: Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone; Or, The Fox

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Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson

Song: As17031102

Dance: As17031102

Event Comment: Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson. [In Daily Courant, 23 Nov., The Emperor of the Moon had been advertised for this day.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone

Related Works
Related Work: Volpone; or, The Fox Author(s): Ben Jonson

Song:

Dance:

Event Comment: Written by the Famous Ben. Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

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

Music: As17031109

Dance: The Devonshire Girl; A Comical Entertainment between Scaramouch Harlequin and Punchanello-

Event Comment: Written by the Famous Ben Johnson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

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: As17031102

Dance:

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

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Bartholomew Fair

Related Works
Related Work: Bartholomew Fair Author(s): Ben Jonson

Dance: As17040226

Song: As17040226