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Event Comment: Benefit Gordon. Pit and Boxes 5s. Gallery 2s. 6 p.m


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music-; Vocal Music-Gordon; Cantata with Violins-Seignior Corpora , lately brought by him out of Italy

Event Comment: Never Acted before. [By Alexander Gordon.


Mainpiece Title: Lupone; Or, The Inquisitor

Related Works
Related Work: Lupone; or, The Inquisitor Author(s): Alexander Gordon
Event Comment: The Duke's Company. Downes (p. 25) states that it was acted eight days successively, but as Pepys does not indicate whether he saw its first performance, the sequence of playing it is not known. Pepys, Diary: We [Mrs Pepys and Pepys] took coach and to the Duke's playhouse, where we saw The Duchess of Malfy well performed, but Betterton and Ianthe [Mrs Saunderson] to admiration. Downes (p. 25): This Play was so exceeding Excellently Acted in all Parts; chiefly, Duke Ferdinand and Bosola: It fill'd the House 8 Days Successively, it proving one of the Best of Stock Tragedies


Mainpiece Title: The Duchess Of Malfy

Role: Duke Ferdinand Actor: Harris
Role: Bosola Actor: Betterton
Role: Antonio Actor: Smith
Role: Cardinal Actor: Young
Role: Dutchess of Malfey Actor: Mrs Betterton
Role: Julia Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Delio Actor: Midburn?
Role: Castruchio Actor: Richards?
Role: Sylvio Actor: Cademan?
Role: Pescara Actor: Norris?
Role: Molateste Actor: Price?
Role: Cariolo Actor: Mrs Norris?.
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

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.
Event Comment: Under the Patronage of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York. Benefit for Roselli. Tickets, 10s. 6d. each, to be had of Roselli, No. 6, King-street, St. James's-square


Mainpiece Title: La Bella Arsene

Role: Alcindoro Actor: Roselli
Role: Arturo Actor: Rovedino
Role: Carbonaro Actor: Morelli
Role: Arsene Actor: Mme Banti
Role: Eugenia Actor: Sga Pastorelli
Role: Alina Actor: Sga Colombati.

Dance: End I: Divertissement- [see17960308 End Opera: Les Trois Sultanes-Didelot, Onorati, Gentili, Mme Rose, Mlle Parisot, Mme Bossi, Mlle Berry, Mme Hilligsberg

Song: In Opera: a new trio by Mazzinghi-Mme Banti, Rovedino, Roselli; In I: an Air-Mme Banti which was erased on account of the length of the Opera; a new additional Air-Roselli

Music: End II: a concerto on the violin composed by Jarnowick,-Master Juliano (a child of only 8 years old, patronised by the Duchess of York.

Event Comment: Under the Patronage of their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales, Duke of York, Duke of Clarence, Duke of Cumberland, and Her Royal Highness the Duchess of York [and] the Duchess of Devonshire and the Duchess of Gordon. Benefit for O'Keeffe, the Unfortunate Author of the following successful Dramatic Pieces: The Son in Law, Agreeable Surprise, Peeping Tom, Dead Alive, Young Quaker, Life's Vagaries, Castle of Andalusia, Czar, Tony Lumpkin in Town, Poor Soldier, Modern Antiques, Basket Maker, Wild Oats, Wicklow Mountains, French Grenadier [never acted], Positive Man, Love in a Camp, Tantara Rara Rogues all, Beggar on Horseback, Toy, London Hermit, Highland Reel, Blacksmith of Antwerp, Man Milliner, Irish Mimic, Little Hunchback, World in a Village, Fontainbleau, Magic Banner, Farmer, Doldrum, Sprigs of Laurel, Birth Day, Prisoner at Large, &c. &c. Tickets delivered for The Belle's Stratagem will be admitted. [O'Keeffe is referred to as being unfortunate because he was totally blind. In delivering his Poetical Composition, which is printed in Dramatic Censor, II, 265-67, the Monthly Mirror, June 1800, p. 367, reports that he was led on and off the stage by Lewis. It also notes that "Mrs Jordan...came from Drury-Lane, where she had performed the Child of Nature, to officiate at Covent-Garden as the handmaid of charity."] The Last Night of the Company's performing this season. Receipts: none listed


Mainpiece Title: The Lie Of The Day

Role: Aircourt Actor: Lewis
Role: Alibi Actor: Quick
Role: Metheglin Actor: Fawcett
Role: Larry Kavanagh Actor: Knight
Role: Sir Carrol O'Donnovan Actor: Waddy
Role: Young O'Donnovan Actor: Claremont
Role: Lady Arable Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Katty Kavanagh Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Fib Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Sophia Actor: A Young Lady

Afterpiece Title: Three Weeks after Marriage

Role: Sir Charles Racket Actor: Lewis
Role: Woodly Actor: Claremont
Role: Lovelace Actor: Farley
Role: Drugget Actor: Quick
Role: Dimity Actor: Mrs Litchfield
Role: Mrs Drugget Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Nancy Actor: Miss Sims
Role: Lady Racket Actor: Mrs Jordan

Afterpiece Title: Paul and Virginia

Role: unassigned Actor: _Atkins, _Abbot.
Role: Paul Actor: Incledon
Role: Alambra Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Tropic Actor: Townsend
Role: Don Antonio Actor: Hill
Role: Diego Actor: Emery
Role: Sebastian Actor: Claremont
Role: Dominique Actor: Munden
Role: Jacintha Actor: Mrs Atkins
Role: Mary Actor: Miss Sims
Role: Virginia Actor: Mrs H. Johnston
Role: Friars and Muleteers Actor: _Gardner
Role: Choral Boys Actor: Master _Ramage.
Role: Claire Actor: Miss? _Bologna, Mrs _Blurton.
Role: added to Domestics Actor:
Role: Count of Lindenbergh Actor: Howell
Role: Annette Actor: Miss Burnett.
Role: Don Raymond Actor: Farley
Role: Robert and Jaques Actor: Bologna Jun., Blurton
Role: Baptist Actor: Delpini
Role: Claud Actor: King
Role: Don Felix Actor: Hawtin
Role: Theodore Actor: Simmons
Role: Antonio Actor: Miss Sims
Role: Father Ansellum Actor: Whitmore
Role: Master of Hotel Actor: Atkins
Role: Old Steward Actor: Wilde
Role: Domestics Actor: Platt, L. Bologna, Lewiss, Webb, Abbot, Goostree, Howell, Vials, Letteney
Role: Maugerette Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: mother of Agnes Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Step Actor:
Role: Countess of Lindenbergh Actor: Mrs Follett
Role: Agnes Actor: Mrs Parker

Song: In Course Evening: The Storm-Incledon

Entertainment: Monologue End II: personal address to the Audience in a Poetical Composition-O'Keeffe (written by Himself for the Occasion); End: Imitations-Rees

Event Comment: [Mrs Gordon is identified by MS annotation on Kemble playbill. Her 1st appearance on the stage was at the HAY, 30 May 1781, as Miss Lyon.]


Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Performance Comment: Macbeth-Henderson; Macduff-Clarke; Banquo-Farren; Duncan-Hull; Malcolm-Davies; Hecate-Darley; Lenox-Cubitt; Seyton-Thompson; Doctor-Fearon; Witches-Booth, Mrs Pitt, Kennedy; Gentlewoman-Mrs Poussin; Lady Macbeth-A Lady (1st appearance [on this stage: Mrs Gordon]) .on this stage: Mrs Gordon]) .
Role: Macbeth Actor: Henderson
Role: Macduff Actor: Clarke
Role: Banquo Actor: Farren
Role: Duncan Actor: Hull
Role: Malcolm Actor: Davies
Role: Hecate Actor: Darley
Role: Lenox Actor: Cubitt
Role: Seyton Actor: Thompson
Role: Doctor Actor: Fearon
Role: Witches Actor: Booth, Mrs Pitt, Kennedy
Role: Gentlewoman Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Lady Macbeth Actor: A Lady

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Rambler

Song: Mainpiece: Vocal Parts by Johnstone, Brett, Gaudry, Doyle, Lloyd; Mrs Kennedy, Miss Wheeler, Mrs Martyr, Mrs Morton, Mrs Chalmers, Mrs Davenett, Miss Stuart, Mrs Bannister

Event Comment: "At a little before nine went to the Opera. Sat in Duchess of Gordon's box. My motive in going having been to join her in hissing a dance, if it had been such as it was before" (Windham, 421)


Mainpiece Title: I Due Fratelli Rivali

Role: Alberto Actor: Morelli
Role: Erasmo Actor: Rovedino
Role: Silvio Actor: Viganoni
Role: Costanzo Actor: DeGiovanni
Role: Enrichetta Actor: Sga Bolla
Role: Rosalba Actor: Sga Rovedino
Role: Dorinda Actor: Sga DeMira.

Dance: End I: A New Divertisement, as18000204; End Opera: Hyppomene et Atalante, as18000304

Event Comment: [Mrs Siddons's 1st appearance as the Duchess of Braganza was at Bath, 8 Feb. 1780.] Receipts: #239 10s. (216/12/0; 22/0/6; 0/17/6)


Mainpiece Title: Braganza

Performance Comment: Valasquez-Smith; Ribiro-Palmer; Almada-Aickin; Mendoza-Barrymore; Lemos-Chaplin; Corea-Fawcctt; Antonio-Wrighten; Pizarro-R. Palmer; Ramirez-Packer; Duke of Braganza-Kemble; Duchess of Braganza-Mrs Siddons (1st appearance in that character [in London]) .in London]) .
Role: Valasquez Actor: Smith
Role: Ribiro Actor: Palmer
Role: Almada Actor: Aickin
Role: Mendoza Actor: Barrymore
Role: Lemos Actor: Chaplin
Role: Corea Actor: Fawcctt
Role: Antonio Actor: Wrighten
Role: Pizarro Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Ramirez Actor: Packer
Role: Duke of Braganza Actor: Kemble
Role: Duchess of Braganza Actor: Mrs Siddons

Afterpiece Title: The Flitch of Bacon

Role: Captain Wilson Actor: Bannister
Role: Captain Greville Actor: Dignum
Role: Tipple Actor: Suett
Role: Justice Benbow Actor: Packer
Role: Kilderkin Actor: Chaplin
Role: Ned Actor: Phillimore
Role: Putty Actor: Alfred
Role: Major Benbow Actor: Parsons
Role: Eliza Actor: Mrs Crouch


Mainpiece Title: The Emperor Of The Moon

Music: Between the Acts: Vocal and Instrumental Music-; Vocal Parts-Mr Alexander Gordon lately arriv'd from Italy; accompany'd-the best Masters


Mainpiece Title: The Island Princess

Music: In it a new Entertainment of Vocal and Instrumental Musick after the Italian Manner-Gordon, Leveridge, Mrs Fletcher, Mrs Aubert

Song: A new Cantata in Italian by Signior Mancini-Gordon

Dance: As17200120


Mainpiece Title: The Island Princess

Afterpiece Title: The Cheats

Music: As17200205

Song: A new Cantata in Italian by Mr Rosengrave-Gordon

Dance: As17200120


Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Officer

Role: Brazen Actor: Yates
Role: Plume Actor: Garrick.
Role: Capt Brazen Actor: Cibber Jun.
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Kite Actor: Winstone
Role: Recruits Actor: _Anderson, Ray
Role: Welch Collier Actor: Blakes
Role: Rose Actor: Mrs Ridout.
Role: Capt Plume Actor: Giffard
Role: Balance Actor: Bridges
Role: Bullock Actor: Taswell
Role: Worthy Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Melinda Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Bennett

Afterpiece Title: The Harlot's Progress

Role: Harlequin Actor: Yates
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Dunstall
Role: Beau Mordicai Actor: Liviez
Role: Debauchee Actor: Turbutt
Role: Concluding with a Masquerade Dance Actor: Muilment.

Dance: I: Dance-Mlle Auguste; IV: The Last New Turkish Dance-Muilment, Mlle Auguste

Music: III: Concerto on Violin-Gordon


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Song: Brett, Mrs Hill

Music: Overture by Festing-; Concerto on Chromatic Horns-Messing; Concerto on Violoncello-Gordon; Concerto on German Flutes-Burk Thumoth, Lawson


Mainpiece Title: Alfred The Great

Music: I: a Concerto new by Arne on the Violin-Gordon; II: a Concerto on the Organ-Burgess


Mainpiece Title: Acis And Galatea

Role: Acis Actor: Beard
Role: Polyphemus Actor: Champnes
Role: Damon Actor: Soaper
Role: Aalatea Actor: Miss Young.

Music: First Violin-Brown; Second Violin-Froud; First Violoncello-Gordon; Harpsichord-Cooke; Between I and II: a Concerto on Hautboy-Vincent

Event Comment: The Duke's Company. Pepys, Diary: My wife and I to the Duke of York's house, to see The Duchesse of Malfy, a sorry play, and sat with little pleasure, for fear of my wife's seeing me look about


Mainpiece Title: The Duchess Of Malfi


Mainpiece Title: The Duchess Of Malfi

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
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 Duchess Of Malfi


Mainpiece Title: The Deserted Daughter

Role: Cheveril Actor: Lewis
Role: Mr Mordent Actor: Pope
Role: Donald Actor: Munden
Role: Clement Actor: Claremont
Role: Grime Actor: Davenport
Role: Item Actor: Emery
Role: Lenox Actor: Murray
Role: Joanna Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Lady Ann Mordent Actor: the Late Miss Betterton
Role: Mrs Enfield Actor: Mrs Whitmore
Role: Betty Actor: Miss Leserve
Role: Mrs Sarsnet Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Oraginal Epilogue Actor:

Afterpiece Title: Netley Abbey

Role: 000301but Ellen Woodbine Actor: Mrs Atkins
Role: Lucy Oakland Actor: Miss Sims.
Role: Captain Oakland Actor: Incledon
Role: Oakland Actor: Munden
Role: Gunnel Actor: Fawcett
Role: Jeffery Actor: Townsend
Role: Sterling Actor: Abbot
Role: M'Scrape Actor: Johnstone
Role: Ellen Woodbine Actor: Mrs Sydney
Role: Catharine Actor: Mrs Martyr.

Dance: End II 1st piece: the Duchess of York's New Minuet and Waltz= (The Music composed by Alde [recte Alday], Dance by D'Egville)-Master and Miss D'Egville; In 2nd piece: Dance-Master D'Egville, Miss Packwood, Miss D'Egville

Entertainment: Monologue. End I 1st piece: Appropriate Address written on the Occasion-Mrs Mattocks

Event Comment: The United Company. This performance is on the L. C. list, 5@147, p. 125: The King & Queene & a Box for ye Maydes of honor. See also Nicoll, Restoration Drama, p. 351. General Patrick Gordon, 6 May 1686: I saw the Scots Batallion exercized in the Hide Park before the King and Queen, and saw the comedy, Rehearsal, acted (Passages from the Diary of General Patrick Gordon of Auckleuchbies [Aberdeen, 1859], p. 133)


Mainpiece Title: The Rehearsal


Mainpiece Title: Numitor

Performance Comment: Edition of 1720 lists: Numitore-Gordon; Amulio-Signora Galerati; Romolo-Signora Durastanti; Remo-Benedetto Baldassari; Rhea Silvia-Mrs Turner Robinson; Lidia-Mrs Anastasia Robinson; Dorilla-Mrs Dennis.


Mainpiece Title: Radamistus

Performance Comment: Edition of 1720 lists: Radamisto-Signora Margherita Durastanti; Zenobia-Mrs Anastasia Robinson; Farasmane-Lagarde; Tiridate-Gordon; Polissena-Mrs Ann Turner Robinson; Tigrane-Signora Catterina Galerati; Fraarte-Benedetto Baldassari.


Mainpiece Title: Narcissus

Performance Comment: Edition of 1720 lists: Narciso-Signora Durastanti; Cefalo-Benedetto Baldassari; Aristeo-Gordon; Eco-Mrs Anastasia Robinson; Procri-Mrs Turner Robinson.


Mainpiece Title: Coriolanus

Performance Comment: Edition of 1723 lists: Cajo Marzio Coriolano-Francesco Bernardi called Senesino; Volumnia-Signora Francesca Cuzzoni; Veturia-Signora Margherita Durastanti; Claudia-Mrs Anastasia Robinson; Sesto Furio-Guiseppe Boschi; Azzio Tullo-Gordon; Sicino-Gaetano Berenstatt.