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Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; T 5, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, adapted from Die Spanier in Peru, by August Friedrich Ferdinand von Kotzebue. Prologue by Richard Brinsley Sheridan (consisting of the 1st 30 lines and the concluding couplet of his Prologue to The Miniature Picture); Epilogue by the Hon. William Lamb (see text). For publication see 1 July]: The Scenery, Dresses, and Decorations entirely new. The Musick, Airs and Chorusses incidental to the Piece composed and selected [from Gluck, Sacchini, &c. (Morning Chronicle, 25 May)] by Kelly. The Symphony preceding the Play, and those between the Acts, composed for the occasion by Dussek. The Scenery designed and executed by Marinari, Greenwood? Jun, Demaria, Banks, Blackmore, &c. [See Theatre Notebook, XX, 30-32, for suggestion that one scene was designed by DeLoutherbourg.] The Machinery, Decorations, and Dresses under the direction of Johnston, and executed by him, Underwood, and Gay. The Female Dresses designed and executed by Miss Rein. Account-Book, 14 May: Paid Miss Anne? Plumtree [i.e. Plumptree] for Spaniards in Peru #25. [It was this translation of Kotzebue's play that Sheridan adapted for the stage as Pizarro. For an account of the relationship between the translation and its adaptation see Marcella Gosch, "'Translators' of Kotzebue in England," Monatshefte fur deutschen Unterricht, XXXI, 178-83.] Paid Johnston [on this and other days] for sundries for Pizarro #135 14s. "It requires certainly more than English patience and spirits to sustain any Play of five hours in length. It is not one of the worst features of Pizarro that it contains a great deal which may be spared, without injury to the piece [see 25, 27 May]" (Morning Chronicle, 25 May). Receipts: #540 3s. 6d. (406.0.6; 17.5.0; 0.4.0; tickets sold by Fosbrook's Office: 116.14.0)


Mainpiece Title: Pizarro

Afterpiece Title: My Grandmother

Song: Vocal Parts-Kelly, Sedgwick, Dignum, Trueman, Danby, Brown, Cook, Tett, Caulfield Jun., Sawyer, Danby Jun., Aylmer, Willoughby, Bardoleau, Clark, Mead, Elliot, Ms Crouch, Ms DeCamp, Ms Stephens, Ms Leak, Ms Dufour, Ms Arne, Ms Menage, Ms Roffey, Ms Menage Jun., Ms Jackson, Ms Wentworth, Ms Chippendale, Ms Jacobs, Ms Butler, Ms Bowyer, Ms Williams, Ms Saunders, Ms Gaudry, Ms Benson, Mrs Illingworth, Mrs Coates

Event Comment: Benefit for Fosbrook, box-book and housekeeper. Receipts: #533 15s. 6d. (80.15.6; 54.10.6; 2.9.0; odd money: 7.6.0; tickets: 388.14.6) (charge: #230 10s. 6d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Secret

Afterpiece Title: Blue-Beard

Event Comment: [Account-Book: Tickets delivered by Appleby, Bennett, Butler, Calkin, Dale Jun., Fosbrook, Gooding, Henderson, Humphries, Jacobs, Marks, Powell, Perry, Gaudry, Phillimore, Ryder, Scott, Tice, Williams, Wooldridge will be admitted.] Receipts: #58 10s. 6d. (28.15.6; 18.2.6; 0.0.0; odd money: 11.12.6; tickets: none listed)


Mainpiece Title: The Castle-spectre

Afterpiece Title: High Life below Stairs

Dance: As17980920

Event Comment: Mainpiece: The Musick composed by Kelly. Boxes 6s. 2nd Price 3s. Pit 3s. 6d. 2nd Price 2s. Gallery 2s. 2nd Price 1s. Upper Gallery 1s. 2nd Price 6d. No money to be returned. Places for the Boxes to be taken of Fosbrook at his Office in Little Russel-street. The Doors to be opened at 5:30. To begin at 6:30 [see 2 Dec.]. Printed by C. Lowndes, next the Stage-Door. Receipts: #304 18s. 6d. (224.8.0; 80.1.6; 0.9.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Castle-spectre

Afterpiece Title: The Prize; or, 2, 5, 3, 8

Event Comment: Benefit for Fosbrook, box-book and housekeeper. [Afterpiece in place of The Sultan, advertised on playbill of 24 May.] Receipts: #508 4s. (104.0.0; 51.1.9; 5.7.0; tickets: 346.17.6) (charge: #215 4s. 1d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Castle-spectre

Afterpiece Title: Of Age To-morrow

Ballet: End: The Scotch Ghost. As17991202