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Event Comment: The proprietors of the Opera House think it is their duty to lay before the Nobility and Gentry to whose patronage they are highly endebted a list of the engagements made for the ensuing season. [No attention or expense spared to make the operas brilliant. Gordon spent two months in Italy, and made two trips to Paris to select the best singers and dancers.] The ill health of Sg Carabaldi having prevented his setting out in time and made it impossible for him to be here at the opening of the theatre. Sg Scheroli, the Tenor who has played the first Buffo with the greatest reputation in Italy, has kindly undertaken to play the part until his arrival. Company: Serious Opera-Millico, Mrs Davies, Scheroli (Tenor), Sga Galli, Sga Lodi. Comic Opera-Carabaldi, Scheroli, Sga Marchetti, Sga Galli, Fochetti, Sga Lodi, Sga Gardi. Poet-Sg Badini. Master of the Dances-Petro. Principal Dancers-Fierville, Pico, Vicenzo Lorenzo, Bocchini, Mariottini, Sga Mimi Faviere, Sga Mazzoni, Sga Nina Faviere, Colomba (from Milan), Mr Canter. Book-Boxkeeper-Yates. [Requests nobility and subscribers to pay up their subscriptions.

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Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P I, by George Colman, the elder. His authorship has hitherto been questioned, but for its authentication see Peake, II, 54. Larpent MS 532; not published]: An Original, Whimsical, Operatical, Pantomimical, Farcical, Electrical, Naval, Military, Temporary, Local Extravaganza.The Overture and new Musick by Dr Arnold. With new Scenes [by Canter (Public Advertiser, 5 Sept.)], Dresses and Decorations. The Views of the Temple of Health and the Camp in St. James's Park designed and executed by Rooker. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre

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Mainpiece Title: A Widow And No Widow

Afterpiece Title: The Genius of Nonsense

Cast
Role: Harlequin Vocal and Rhetorical Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Ditto Mum! Actor: Lamash
Role: in a Post Actor: Chaise-Webb
Role: Chaise Actor: Webb
Role: Landlord Actor: Usher
Role: Dame Turton Actor: Edwin
Role: Goody Burton Actor: Webb
Role: Gammer Gurton Actor: Bannister
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Massey
Role: Clown Actor: Hussey
Role: of the Marine Society Actor: Master Edwin
Role: Officer in the Camp Actor: Wood
Role: Attendant Actor: Stevens
Role: Irishman Actor: Egan
Role: Emperor of the Quacks Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Columbine Actor: Miss Wewitzer
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Wood
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Genius of Nonsense Actor: Mrs Cargill.

Dance: In afterpiece: Master and Miss Byrne.[This dance was included in all subsequent performances.