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Event Comment: Benefit Davenport and Miss Price


Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Performance Comment: Sir Sampson-Jones; Valentine-Furnival; Scandal-Mullart; Tattle-Lacy; Foresight-Hallam; Ben-Ayres; Trapland-Wathen; Jeremy-Reynolds; Angelica-Mrs Mullart; Mrs Frail-Mrs Furnival; Mrs Foresight-Mrs Lacy; Nurse-Mrs Nokes; Prue-Miss Price.
Role: Sir Sampson Actor: Jones
Role: Valentine Actor: Furnival
Role: Scandal Actor: Mullart
Role: Tattle Actor: Lacy
Role: Foresight Actor: Hallam
Role: Ben Actor: Ayres
Role: Trapland Actor: Wathen
Role: Jeremy Actor: Reynolds
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Mullart
Role: Mrs Frail Actor: Mrs Furnival
Role: Mrs Foresight Actor: Mrs Lacy
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Nokes
Role: Prue Actor: Miss Price.

Afterpiece Title: The Jealous Taylor

Role: Valet Actor: Mullart.

Dance: Davenport, Miss Price

Event Comment: [John Banks's The Island Queens (1684) altered.] And by reason of the extraordinary Charge in the Decoration of it, the Prices will be rais'd, Boxes 5s., Pit 3s., First Gallery 2s., Upper Gallery 1s. At 5:30 p.m


Mainpiece Title: The Albion Queens; Or, The Death Of Mary, Queen Of Scotland

Performance Comment: but Genest (II, 299) gives a possible cast: Norfolk-Wilks; Cecil-Powell, Keene; Morton-Mills; Davison-Booth; Gifford-Bickerstaff; Queen Mary-Mrs Oldfield; Queen Elizabeth-Mrs Knight; Douglass-Mrs Porter.
Role: Norfolk Actor: Wilks
Role: Cecil Actor: Powell, Keene
Role: Morton Actor: Mills
Role: Davison Actor: Booth
Role: Gifford Actor: Bickerstaff
Role: Queen Mary Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Queen Elizabeth Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Douglass Actor: Mrs Porter.
Event Comment: The United Company. This performance is known from a playbill. See Eleanore Boswell, A Playbill of 1687, Library, 4th Series, XI (1931), 499-502, and Cecil Price, A Playbill, c. 1686, Notes and Queries, Vol. 194 [1949), p. 519. The bill Price saw is in the State Papers James II, 31@3, ff. 215-16, among documents referring to 1686, but the date and day of the week point to 1687. The bill reads: At the Theatre Royall this present Tuesday being the Twenty second day of February will be presented, A Play called, A King, and No King. Beginning Exact...t Four of the Clock....their Majesties Servants. VIVAT REX


Mainpiece Title: A King And No King

Event Comment: The Duke's Company. Pepys, Diary: Against my judgment and conscience (which God forgive, for my very heart knows that I offend God in breaking my vows therein) to the Opera, which is now newly begun to act again, after some alteracion of their scene, which do make it very much worse; but the play, Love and Honour, being the first time of their acting it, is a very good plot, and well done. Downes (pp. 21-22): This Play was Richly Cloath'd; The King giving Mr Betterton his Coronation Suit;...The Duke of York giving Mr Harris his...and my Lord of Oxford gave Mr Joseph Price his...and all the other Parts being very well done: The Play having a great run, Produc'd to the Company great Gain and Estimation from the Town


Mainpiece Title: Love And Honour

Performance Comment: Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, pp.21-22): Prince Alvaro-Betterton; Prince Prospero-Harris; Lionel-Joseph Price; Duke-Lilliston; Evandra-Mrs Hester? Davenport. [Possibly Peg Fryer acted the Old Widow; when she appeared at lif on 11 Jan. 1720, she was announced as having appeared in Love and Honour when she was young. As she was 85 in 1720, she was about 26 at this time.]Possibly Peg Fryer acted the Old Widow; when she appeared at lif on 11 Jan. 1720, she was announced as having appeared in Love and Honour when she was young. As she was 85 in 1720, she was about 26 at this time.]
Role: Prince Alvaro Actor: Betterton
Role: Prince Prospero Actor: Harris
Role: Lionel Actor: Joseph Price
Role: Duke Actor: Lilliston
Role: Evandra Actor: Mrs Hester? Davenport.
Event Comment: The Duke's Company. Pepys, Diary, 20 Oct.: Young Killigrew did so commend The Villaine, a new play made by Tom Porter, and acted only on Saturday at the Duke's house, as if there never had been any such play come upon the stage. The same yesterday was told me by Captain Ferrers; and this morning afterwards by Dr Clerke, who saw it. Downes, p. 23: Written by Major Thomas Porter; this Play by its being well perform'd, had Success extremly beyond the Company's Expectation....It Succeeded 10 Days with a full House, to the last. [Downes especially praises Price. The edition of 1663 has a Prologue but no actors' names and no epilogue.


Mainpiece Title: The Villain

Performance Comment: Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, p. 23): Monsieur Brisac-Betterton; Monsieur Beaupre-Harris; Governour-Lilliston; Bontefeu-Young; Maligni-Saunford; Coligni-Price; Bellmont-Mrs Betterton [Mrs Saunderson]; Prologue-.
Role: Monsieur Brisac Actor: Betterton
Role: Monsieur Beaupre Actor: Harris
Role: Governour Actor: Lilliston
Role: Bontefeu Actor: Young
Role: Maligni Actor: Saunford
Role: Coligni Actor: Price
Role: Bellmont Actor: Mrs Betterton
Role: Prologue Actor: .
Event Comment: The Duke's Company. This apparently was not the first performance, but the time of premiere is not known. Pepys, Diary: My wife and I and Mercer to the Duke's house, and there saw The Rivalls, which is no excellent play, but good acting in it; especially Gosnell comes and sings and dances finely, but, for all that, fell out of the key, so that the musique could not play to her afterwards, and so did Harris also go out of the tune to agree with her. Downes (p. 23): The Rivals, A Play, Wrote by Sir William Davenant; having a very Fine Interlude in it, of Vocal and Instrumental Musick, mixt with very Diverting Dances: M Price introducing the Dancing, by a short Comical Prologue, gain'd him an Universal Applause of the Town....And all the Womens Parts admirably Acted; chiefly Celia, a Shepherdess being Mad for Love; especially in Singing several Wild and Mad Songs


Mainpiece Title: The Rivals

Performance Comment: Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, p.23): Theocles-Harris; Philander-Betterton; Cunopes the Jailor-Underhill; Pepys: Celania?-Mrs Gosnell; Edition of 1668 adds: Arcon-$Young; Polynices-$Smith; Provost-$Sandford; Heraclia-$Mrs Shadwell; Leucippe-$Mrs Long; Prologue-Price.
Role: Theocles Actor: Harris
Role: Philander Actor: Betterton
Role: Cunopes the Jailor Actor: Underhill
Role: Celania? Actor: Mrs Gosnell
Role: Arcon Actor: Young
Role: Polynices Actor: Smith
Role: Provost Actor: Sandford
Role: Heraclia Actor: Mrs Shadwell
Role: Leucippe Actor: Mrs Long
Role: Prologue Actor: Price.
Event Comment: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Afterpiece: With new Habits, Scenes, Machines, and other Decorations. No Money under the full Price to be taken during the Time of Performance. The Additional Money to be return'd (if desired) to those who go out before the Overture of the Entertainment begins. Admission: 5s., 3s., 2s., 1s


Mainpiece Title: King Richard The Third

Role: Richard Actor: Cibber.

Afterpiece Title: The Judgment of Paris

Performance Comment: Paris-Denoyer; Helen-Mrs Booth; Shepherds-Lally, Lally Jr, Tench, Davenport; Shepherdesses-Mrs D'Lorme, Mrs Grace, Miss Man, Miss Price; Juno-Mrs Walter; Pallas-Miss Mears; Mercury-Stoppelaer; Power-Ellis Roberts; Venus-Miss Robinson; Thalia-Miss Raftor; Euphrosyne-Mrs Mullart; Aglaia-Miss Atherton; Fame-Young Cunningham.
Role: Paris Actor: Denoyer
Role: Helen Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Shepherds Actor: Lally, Lally Jr, Tench, Davenport
Role: Shepherdesses Actor: Mrs D'Lorme, Mrs Grace, Miss Man, Miss Price
Role: Juno Actor: Mrs Walter
Role: Pallas Actor: Miss Mears
Role: Mercury Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Power Actor: Ellis Roberts
Role: Venus Actor: Miss Robinson
Role: Thalia Actor: Miss Raftor
Role: Euphrosyne Actor: Mrs Mullart
Role: Aglaia Actor: Miss Atherton
Role: Fame Actor: Young Cunningham.
Event Comment: A New Pantomime, compos'd by Mr Woodward--it went off with great Applause (Cross). [Full prices were demanded throughout the season. Not further noted herein.] Receipts: #200 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The London Merchant; Or, The History Of George Barnwell

Role: George Barnwell Actor: Ross for the first time
Role: Millwood Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Thorowgood Actor: Berry
Role: Truman Actor: Blakes.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Ranger

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Woodward; Other characters-Blakes, Shuter, Vaughan, Atkins, Costollo, Mrs Bennet, Mad Mariet, Miss Minors, Mrs Yates, Mrs Toogood, Beard, Sigr Piettero, Siga Piettero, Harvey, Pelling, Roger, Shawford, Shawford Jun, Harrison, Mrs Addison, Mad Mariet, Mrs Toogood, Mrs Shawford, Miss Shawford, Mrs Santimore, Matthews, Mad J. Auretti; New Music-; Habits, Decorations, Scenes. Nothing under full price will be taken during the performance. Habits, Decorations, Scenes. Nothing under full price will be taken during the performance.

Song: I: Mattocks

Event Comment: KKing came but did not send till 2 o'clock, so not in the Bills (Cross). Full Prices. Receipts: #210 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Performance Comment: As17521007, but Belinda-Miss Haughton; Constant-Ross; Mademoiselle-Mrs Price.
Role: Belinda Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Constant Actor: Ross
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Mrs Price.
Role: Sir John Brute Actor: Garrick
Role: Heartfree Actor: Palmer
Role: Bully Actor: Beard
Role: Razor Actor: Yates
Role: Lord Rake Actor: Blakes
Role: Lady Fanciful Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Lady Brute Actor: Mrs Pritchard.
Event Comment: The Duke's Company. It is not certain that this play was revived at this time, but Tom Essence, which was probably acted toward the end of August or in early September (it was licensed 4 Nov. 1676) contains a scene in "Malfey's Chamber," suggesting that a revival of The Duchess of Malfi had occurred not long before the production of Tom Essence. On the other hand, it should be noted that the cast in the edition of 1678 contains names which point to a much earlier production; for example, Cademan probably acted little after his injury in the summer of 1673 and Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, p. 35) states that Cogan and Price died ca. 1673-74


Mainpiece Title: The Duchess Of Malfy

Performance Comment: [An edition of 1678 has a cast partially pertaining to this time (see also 31 Jan. 1672): Ferdinand-$Harris; Cardinal-$Young; Antonio-$Smith; Delio-$Midburn; Bosola-$Betterton; Castruchio-$Richards; Sylvio-$Cademan probably not acting now]; Pescara-$Norris; Malateste-$Price (not living in 1676); Roderigo-$Cogun (not living in 1676); Grisolan-$Percival; Dutchess of Malfey-$Mrs Betterton; Cariola-$Mrs Norris; Old Lady-$Mrs Osborn; Julia-$Mrs Shadwell.
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Harris
Role: Cardinal Actor: Young
Role: Antonio Actor: Smith
Role: Delio Actor: Midburn
Role: Bosola Actor: Betterton
Role: Castruchio Actor: Richards
Role: Sylvio Actor: Cademan probably not acting now
Role: Pescara Actor: Norris
Role: Malateste Actor: Price
Role: Roderigo Actor: Cogun
Role: Grisolan Actor: Percival
Role: Dutchess of Malfey Actor: Mrs Betterton
Role: Cariola Actor: Mrs Norris
Role: Old Lady Actor: Mrs Osborn
Role: Julia Actor: Mrs Shadwell.


Mainpiece Title: The Blind Beggar Of Bethnal Green; With The Comical Humours Of Tom Stroud A Country Farmer's Son And Gudgeon His Man

Role: Momford Actor: Cushing
Role: King Actor: Woodhouse
Role: Westford Actor: Bambridge
Role: Westford Actor: Malone
Role: Gamester Actor: Clough
Role: Lady Westford Actor: Mrs Bambridge
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Cushing
Role: Widow Actor: Mrs Motteaux
Role: Tom Actor: Hackett
Role: Gudgeon Actor: Clark.

Afterpiece Title: The Battle of Dettingen

Song: Price, Master Morris, Miss Morris

Dance: Price, Master Morris, Miss Morris


Mainpiece Title: False Delicacy

Performance Comment: Cecil-King; Sir Harry Newburg-Palmer; Lord Winworth-Brereton; Sidney-Bannister Jun.; Colonel Rivers-Bensley; Lady Betty Lambton-Mrs Bulkley; Miss Marchmont-Mrs Brereton; Miss Rivers-Miss Wheeler; Sally-Miss Simson; Mrs Harley-Miss Farren .
Role: Cecil Actor: King
Role: Sir Harry Newburg Actor: Palmer
Role: Lord Winworth Actor: Brereton
Role: Sidney Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Colonel Rivers Actor: Bensley
Role: Lady Betty Lambton Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Miss Marchmont Actor: Mrs Brereton
Role: Miss Rivers Actor: Miss Wheeler
Role: Sally Actor: Miss Simson
Role: Mrs Harley Actor: Miss Farren

Afterpiece Title: Robinson Crusoe

Dance: As17820921

Event Comment: Prices 5s., 3s., 2s. [Macklin uses the concert formula in each advertisement.


Mainpiece Title: Othello

Event Comment: Prices 5s., 3s., 2s. Never acted before, a new Comedy. [By Thomas Odell. From Shadwell's The Woman Captain (preface to 1st ed.).


Mainpiece Title: The Prodigal; Or, Recruits For The Queen Of Hungary

Role: Sir NicholasSpottey Actor: Cibber
Role: Sir Anthony Wildwit Actor: Mills
Role: Sir Toby Riot Actor: Morgan
Role: Scrape Actor: Paget
Role: Freeman Actor: Mozeen
Role: Gayly Actor: Naylor
Role: Bounce Actor: Paddick
Role: Bluster Actor: Hotham
Role: Timothy Actor: Hacket
Role: Steward Actor: Furnival
Role: Mrs Scrape Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Harriot Actor: Mrs Chetwood
Role: Serjeant Actor: Mrs Hill
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs George
Role: Fool Actor: Miss Charke
Role: Charlotte Actor: Mrs Freeman
Role: Prologue Actor: Cibber
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Jenny Cibber.
Event Comment: Prices first mentioned in news notices: Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. First Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. [These are new and increased rates.


Afterpiece Title: The Amorous Goddess

Role: Pierot Actor: Leviez
Role: Fantastic Spirit Actor: Desse
Role: Shepherdesses Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Shepherds Actor:
Role: Harlequin Actor: Yates
Role: Swiss Actor: Blakes
Role: Harlico Actor: Collins
Role: Swiss Servant Actor: Leviez
Role: Harlequin's Wife Actor: Mrs Mann
Role: Harlequin's Child Actor: Miss Yates
Role: the Goddess Hecate Actor: Mrs Avolio
Role: Attendants on Hecate Actor: Bennet, Morgan
Event Comment: Prices as 26 Dec. 1744


Mainpiece Title: The Rehearsal

Event Comment: [Prices in the pit lowered to 1s. 6d.


Mainpiece Title: The Royal Merchant

Role: Merchant Actor: Cushing
Role: Prig Actor: Morgan
Role: Hemskirk Actor: Blakey
Role: Hubert Actor: Kennedy
Role: Vandunk Actor: Dove
Role: Orator Actor: L. Hallam
Role: Clause Actor: Furnival
Role: Ferret Actor: Julian
Role: Wolfort Actor: Paget
Role: Ginks Actor: Hallam Sr
Role: Snap Actor: Shepard
Role: Bertha Actor: Mrs Hallam
Role: Jaqueline Actor: Mrs Cushing.

Afterpiece Title: Flora

Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Phillips
Role: Hob Actor: L. Hallam.

Song: Brett

Dance: As17451028

Event Comment: Prices: Boxes 2s. 6d. Pit and First Gallery 1s. 6d. Upper Gallery 1s. in both Daily Advertiser and General Advertiser


Mainpiece Title: The Fair Quaker Of Deal

Role: Commodore Actor: Morgan
Role: Worthy Actor: Furnival
Role: Rovewell Actor: Cushing
Role: Sir Charles Actor: Kennedy
Role: Purser Actor: Paget
Role: Easy Actor: Blakey
Role: Mizzen Actor: L. Hallam
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Cushing
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Bambridge
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Phillips
Role: Fair Quaker Actor: Mrs Hallam
Role: Cribbidge Actor: Shephard
Role: Sailors Actor: Julian, Dove, Hallam Sr, Baker
Role: Jiltup Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Advocate Actor: Mrs Dove.

Afterpiece Title: The Debauchees

Role: Johnny Actor: Shuter.

Song: Brett

Dance: As17460101, but Mock Minuet, Hornpipe-Banberry

Event Comment: [Prices 3s., 2s., 1s. in Daily Advertiser; no bill in General Advertiser. Possibly not acted; see 22 Jan.] Benefit a Gentleman and his Family Under great distress. Tickets may be had of Daniel Findon, Union Coffee House, Cornhill


Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Role: Mat Actor: Morgan
Role: Filch Actor: Blakey
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Bambridge
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Cushing
Role: Macheath Actor: Cushing
Role: Peachum Actor: Paget
Role: Lockit Actor: Dove
Role: Polly Actor: Mrs Phillips
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Bambridge.

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Role: Doctor Actor: Cushing
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Phillips.
Event Comment: [Prices as 14 Jan.


Mainpiece Title: The Committee; Or, The Faithful Irishman

Role: Careless Actor: Furnival
Role: Blunt Actor: Paget
Role: Story Actor: Blakey
Role: Day Actor: Julian
Role: Abel Actor: Kennedy
Role: Obadiah Actor: Morgan
Role: Teague Actor: L. Hallam
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Mrs Day Actor: Mrs Bambridge
Role: Mrs Chat Actor: Mrs Dove
Role: Ruth Actor: Mrs Hallam.

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Song: Between the acts: Beard

Dance: Joseph Granier, Polly Granier, Jack Granier

Event Comment: [Prices as 14 Jan.


Mainpiece Title: George Barnwell

Role: Barnwell Actor: Cushing
Role: Millwood Actor: Mrs Cushing.

Afterpiece Title: The Debauchees

Role: Old Laroon Actor: Morgan
Role: Isabel Actor: Mrs Phillips
Role: Father Martin Actor: Paget
Role: Young Laroon Actor: Kennedy
Role: Old Jourdain Actor: Cushing
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Cushing.

Song: As17460207

Dance: As17460207

Event Comment: [Prices as 14 Jan.


Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Role: Miser Actor: Morgan
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Hallam
Role: Lappet Actor: Miss Haughton her first here this season.
Role: Lovegold Actor: L. Hallam
Role: Frederick Actor: Blakey
Role: Clerimont Actor: Cushing
Role: Ramilie Actor: Kennedy

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Role: Sir John Actor: Barlow
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Phillips
Role: Jobson Actor: Dove.

Song: Miss Vaux

Dance: Joseph Granier, Polly Granier, Jack Granier

Event Comment: Prices 3s., 2s., 1s


Mainpiece Title: Tancred And Sigismunda

Role: Tancred Actor: Goodfellow
Role: Siffredi Actor: Furnival
Role: Osmond Actor: Cushing
Role: Rodolpho Actor: Lee
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Hallam
Role: Sigismunda Actor: Miss Budgell.

Afterpiece Title: The King and the Miller of Mansfield

Role: King Actor: Cushing
Role: Dick Actor: Lee
Role: Miller Actor: L. Hallam.

Dance: As17461124

Event Comment: Prices as usual. Boxes 4s. Pit 2s. 6d. Gallery 2s


Mainpiece Title: The Old Woman's Oratory

Event Comment: [Prices continued as 6 July.


Mainpiece Title: The Diversions Of The Morning

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Role: to conclude with a Dance Actor: the characters of the piece.
Role: Principal parts Actor: _Kennedy.
Role: Matthew Mug Actor: Foote
Role: Jerry Sneak Actor: Weston
Role: Sir Jacob Jollop Actor: Hayes
Role: Primer Actor: Wilkinson
Role: Heeltap Actor: Johnson
Role: Bruin Actor: Davis
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Mrs Daily
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Mrs Osborne

Dance: As17630704