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Event Comment: The United Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but Luttrell's copy (Huntington Library) of the play bears the date of acquisition 3 June [1690, apparently], and the play was advertised in the London Gazette, No 2566, 12-16 June 1690. See Fredson Bowers, A Bibliographical History of the Fletcher-Betterton Play, The Prophetess, 1690, The Library, 5th Series, XVI (1961), 169-75. It seems likely that the opera was first given early in June 1690. An edition of The Vocal and Instrumental Musick of The Prophetess appeared in 1691. See Works of Henry Purcell, Purcell Society, IX. Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, p. 42): The Prophetess, or Dioclesian an Opera, Wrote by Mr Betterton; being set out with Coastly Scenes, Machines and Cloaths: The Vocal and Instrumental Musick, done by Mr Purcel; and Dances by Mr Priest; it gratify'd the Expectation of Court and City; and got the Author great Reputation. [See also R. E. Moore, Henry Purcell and the Restoration Theater (Cambridge, Mass., 1961), Chapter V; and E. W. White, Early Theatrical Performances of Purcell's Operas, Theatre Notebook, XIII (1958-59), 44.] The Muses' Mercury (January 1707, pp. 4-5): This prologue was forbidden to be spoken the second Night of the Representation of the Prophetess. Mrs Shadwell was the occasion of its being taken notice of by the Ministry in the last Reign: He happen'd to be at the House on the first Night, and taking the beginning of the Prologue to have a double meaning, and that Meaning to reflect on the Revolution, he told a Gentleman, He would immediately Put a stop to it. When that Gentleman ask'd, Why he wou'd do the Author such a Disservice? He said, Because while Mr Dryden was Poet Laureat, he wou'd never let any Play of his be Acted. Mr Shadwell informed the Secretary of State of it, and representing it in its worst Colours, the Prologue was never Spoken afterwards, and is not printed in Mr Dryden's Works, or his Miscellanies. Cibber, Apology (ed. Lowe, II, 13-14): A Prologue (by Dryden) to the Prophetess was forbid by the Lord Dorset after the first War in Ireland. It must be confess'd that this Prologue had some familiar, metaphorical Sneers at the Revolution itself; and as the Poetry of it was good, the Offence of it was less pardonable


Mainpiece Title: The Prophetess; Or, The History Of Dioclesian


Mainpiece Title: The Constant Couple

Song: Purcell's From Rosy Bowers-Leveridge

Dance: duRuel, Cherrier, Devonshire Girl


Mainpiece Title: The Fatal Marriage

Song: Purcell's From Rosy Bowers-Leveridge

Dance: A French Peasant and his Wife-duRuel, Mrs duRuel; Punchanello-Cherrier


Mainpiece Title: Injur'd Love; Or, The Ladies Satisfaction

Song: Singing in Italian and English-Mrs Bower, who never appear'd on the Stage before


Mainpiece Title: Injur'd Love

Song: Singing in Italian and English-the little Boy Mrs Bower in Daily Journal


Mainpiece Title: The Careless Husband

Song: Singing in Italian and English-Mrs Robinson; particularly the Song of Rosie Bowers by the late Mr Henry Purcell-Mrs Robinson

Dance: LLe Badinage Champetre-


Mainpiece Title: The Constant Couple

Song: Singing in Italian and English-a Gentlewoman that never appeared on the Stage before; particularly the Famous Mr Henry Purcell's Song, From Rosy Bowers-

Dance: Sandham, Burny, Eaton, Dukes, Mrs Haughton, Miss Sandham


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Song: RRosy Bowers (Henry Purcell)-Miss Raftor

Dance: TThe Lorrain-Essex, Mrs Booth; Tambourine-Miss Robinson


Mainpiece Title: The Tragedy Of Tragedies

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Music: new Overture with Kettle Drums and Trumpets by Seedo-; I: The 5th Concerto of Vivaldi, upon the Stage-; II: The 8th Concerto of Michael Angelo Corelli-; III: Handel's Water Musick with French Horns-; Preamble on the Kettle Drums-Ben. Baker

Song: I: Rosy Bowers-Miss Raftor; End Afterpiece: Ellis Roberts

Dance: II: Harlequins-Lally Jr, Miss Brett; In III: A new Grand Heroic Comic Dance, proper to the Play-; End Afterpiece: The Masqueraders-Essex, Thurmond, Houghton, Tench, Mrs Walter, Mrs D'Lorme, Miss Mears, Miss Williams


Mainpiece Title: Fair Rosamond: Representing Her Amours With King Henry, And Her Being Poisoned By Queen Eleanor In Woodstock Bower

Afterpiece Title: The Modern Pimp; or, The Doctor Deceiv'd: With the Comical Humours of Crack the Pimp, Dr Grey-Goose, and Sir Nehemiah Nestle-Cock

Dance: I: Two Pierrots by Livier and Mlle Delorme. II: Wooden Shoe Dance by Livier and Janno. End of Afterpiece: Grand Peasant Dance by Livier, Janno, Mlle Delorme, Mrs Woodward


Mainpiece Title: Othello, Moor Of Venice

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Lawyer

Dance: II: Two Pierrots-Nivelon, Lalauze; V: Scot's Dance-Glover

Song: RRosy Bowers (set to music by Henry Purcell)-Beard; IV: Let Caesar and Urania live, a two-part song, set to music by Purcell,-Beard, Salway


Mainpiece Title: The Rover

Afterpiece Title: The Country House

Song: III: Rosy Bowers (set by Henry Purcell)-Beard


Mainpiece Title: The London Cuckolds

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Dance: I: Clown-Nivelon; III: Comic Dance-Nivelon, Lalauze, Mrs Laguerre, Mrs LeBrun; V: Grecian Sailor-Glover; End Afterpiece: Hippisley's Drunken Man-

Song: II: Rosy Bowers-Beard; IV: Since Times are so bad-Leveridge, Salway


Mainpiece Title: Volpone

Afterpiece Title: Damon and Phillida

Dance: TTwo Pierrots-Nivelon, Lalauze; Grecian Sailors-Glover

Song: RRosy Bowers (set by Purcell)-Beard; The Contented Mind, in the Anacreontic Stil,-Leveridge


Mainpiece Title: The True And Ancient History Of Fair Rosamond, Representing Her Amours With King Henry, And Her Being Poisoned By Queen Eleanor In Woodstock Bower

Afterpiece Title: The Modern Pimp; or, The Doctor Deceiv'd

Dance: TThe Miller and his Wife, The Jealous Savoyard-two Masters Granier, Miss Granier

Ballet: TThe Triumph of Britannia Over the Four Parts of the World. Britannia-Mlle Duval; Europe-Granier; Asia-Pelling; Africa-Miles; America-Olbeldiston; Women-Mrs Vallois, Mrs Phillips, Mrs Love, Mlle Glasson


Mainpiece Title: The Wonder; Or, A Woman Keeps A Secret

Afterpiece Title: Venus and Adonis

Song: II: The Smiling Hour by Handel-Mrs Storer; III: From Rosie Bowers by Henry Purcel-Mrs Storer


Mainpiece Title: The Strangers At Home

Afterpiece Title: Piety in Pattens

Afterpiece Title: The Adventurers

Song: In course Evening: Rosy Bowers (composed by Purcell)-Mrs Crouch

Event Comment: Benefit for Bowers, Cridland, Piercy. Tickets delivered by Hodges will be taken. Paid Mr J. French on acct #5 5s. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #259 8s. 6d. Charges: #84. Profits to Bowers, Cridland, and Piercy: #175 8s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The West Indian

Afterpiece Title: The Lyar

Dance: V: The Sailors Revels, as17720919

Event Comment: Benefit for Widow Bowers, Percy, Wood and Robinson. Tickets delivered for The Orphan and by Mr Hodges will be taken. Paid Mr Davies on Note #30; Mr Clinch for 5 days at beginning of season not on list #2 1s. 8d.; Mr Cooke's 4 boys 11th inst. #1 10s. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #256 12s. 6d. Charges: #84. Profits to Widow Bowers and beneficiaries: #172 12s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Gamester

Afterpiece Title: High Life below Stairs


Mainpiece Title: The Child Of Nature

Afterpiece Title: Arrived at Portsmouth

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Quick, Incledon, Johnstone, Munden, Fawcett, Bowden, Townsend, Davenport, Claremont, Rock, Burton, Linton, Gray, Miss Hopkins, Mrs Henley, Mrs Mountain. [Cast from text (T. N. Longman, 1794): Wildfire-Quick; Magnet-Incledon; Captain Pendant-Johnstone; Piccaroon-Munden; Ferret-Fawcett; Captain Tropic-Bowden; Major Drummond-Townsend; Landlord-Davenport; Ensign Somers-Claremont; Mat-Rock; Waiter-Burton; Sea Officer-Linton; Fanny Pendant-Miss Hopkins [in text: Miss Poole]; Mrs Ferret-Mrs Henley; Louisa Bowers-Mrs Mountain; Gray [is unassigned. Gray [is unassigned.
Role: Louisa Bowers Actor: Mrs Mountain

Afterpiece Title: Two Strings to Your Bow


Mainpiece Title: The Ghost

Afterpiece Title: The Widow of Malabar

Afterpiece Title: Merry Sherwood [and see17951221]


Mainpiece Title: A Grand Selection 0 Of Sacred Music, From The Works Of Handel; Messiah

Afterpiece Title: Grand Selection 1

Afterpiece Title: Grand Selection 2

Afterpiece Title: Grand Selection 3

Music: End I: concerto on violin-Master Pinto; End II: concerto on the Piano Forte-Dussek


Mainpiece Title: The Raft

Afterpiece Title: The Orphan

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Return


Mainpiece Title: Darius, King Of Persia

Event Comment: Benefit for Raftor, Roger, Shawford & Bowers. No Building on the Stage. Receipts: #190 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Dance: -MMaster Roger, Miss Simson, the Children

Entertainment: After the Opera: By Desire, The New Magic Scene, as17580428