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Mainpiece Title: Oedipus, King Of Thebes

Role: Oedipus Actor: Delane
Role: Jocasta Actor: Mrs Hallam
Role: Adrastus Actor: Hale
Role: Creon Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Haemon Actor: Hallam
Role: Aegeon Actor: Rosco
Role: Phorbas Actor: Ryan
Role: Ghost of Laius Actor: Stephens
Role: Tiresias Actor: Roberts
Role: Alcander Actor: Gibson
Role: Pyracmon Actor: A. Ryan
Role: Diocles Actor: Arthur
Role: Dymas Actor: Clark
Role: Citizens Actor: Hippisley, James, Mullart, Neale, Smith, Harrington, Stoppelaer
Role: Eurydice Actor: Miss Burgess.

Dance: CComic Ballet-Villeneuve, Miss Oates; Tambourine-French Girl; Miller and His Wife-French Boy and Girl

Song: TThe Parting Lovers-Laguerre, Salway, Mrs Lampe


Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Fifth; With The Memorable Battle Of Agincourt

Role: King Henry Actor: Delane
Role: Fluellin Actor: Hippisley
Role: King of France Actor: Johnson
Role: Dauphin Actor: Hallam
Role: Burgundy Actor: Harrington
Role: Constable of France Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Queen Isabella Actor: Mrs James
Role: Catherine Actor: Mrs Ware
Role: Exeter Actor: Stephens
Role: Glocester Actor: Clarke
Role: Bedford Actor: A. Ryan
Role: Westmoreland Actor: Roberts
Role: Cambridge Actor: Anderson
Role: Scroop Actor: Arthur
Role: Gray Actor: Gibson
Role: Gkwer Actor: Hale
Role: Macmorris Actor: Neale
Role: Williams Actor: Rosco
Role: Bates Actor: Mullart
Role: Nym Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Bardohph Actor: Oates
Role: Page Actor: Miss Ferguson
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Mullart
Role: Pistol Actor: Cibber Mr Ryan being very hoarse, we are obliged to omit the Chorus.

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Role: Harry Actor: Hale.
Role: Doctor Actor: Cibber
Role: Jasper Actor: Arthur
Role: Leander Actor: Salway
Role: James Actor: Anderson
Role: Welsh Davy Actor: Hippisley
Role: Hellebore Actor: Roberts
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Brunette
Role: Dorcas Actor: Miss Burgess.

Dance: II: Tambourine-French Girl; III: Miller and His Wife-French Boy and Girl; V: Grecian Sailors-Glover


Mainpiece Title: The Conscious Lovers

Role: Indiana Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Young Bevil Actor: Delane
Role: Phillis Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Sir John Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Myrtle Actor: Hallam
Role: Cimberton Actor: Hippisley
Role: Sealand Actor: Rosco
Role: Humphrey Actor: Mullart
Role: Daniel Actor: James
Role: Mrs zyaland Actor: Mrs James
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Mullart
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: Tom Actor: Cibber.

Afterpiece Title: The School Boy

Role: School Boy Actor: Cibber.

Dance: I: Peasants-French Boy and Girl; II: Grand Ballet-Desse, Miss Oates; III: Miller and His Wife-French Boy and Girl; IV: Comic Ballet-Villeneuve, Miss Oates


Afterpiece Title: The Parting Lovers

Dance: I: Peasants-the French Boy and Girl; II: Comic Ballet-Villeneuve, Miss Oates; III: Swiss Dance-French Boy and Girl; IV: Grecian Sailors-Glover; V: Hippisley's Drunken Man-


Mainpiece Title: I Rivali Delusi

Role: : Il Conte di Belfiore Actor: Bartolini
Role: Masotto Actor: Franchi
Role: Titta Actor: Tasca
Role: Mingotto Actor: Schinotti
Role: La Contessa Actor: Sga Catenacci
Role: Livietta Actor: Sga Schinotti
Role: Dorina Actor: Sga Rachele Dorta.

Dance: End of Act I Le Reveil du Bonheur, as17840203, but added: Pas Seul, to the French air of Marlborough, by Miss Simonet (who never appears on the stage but at her Mother's Benefit), and omitted: Cupid; End of Opera an entirely new Ballet, composed by D'Auberval, Le Magnifique (the subject taken from the celebrated French Opera of that name) by Henry, Zuchelli, Vestris [Jun.], Mme Theodore, Mme Simonet, with the Minuet de la Cour and Gavotte by Miss De Camp and Miss Simonet (N. B. These two young Ladies, neither of whom has yet completed her ninth year, are both Pupils of Simonet, Father to the latter, and for some years Ballet-Master at the King's Theatre)


Mainpiece Title: La Frascatana

Dance: End I: an entire new ballet, composed by Didelot, La Bonte du Seigneur-[see17880531]; End Opera: [an entire new ballet in 5 acts, Richard Coeur de Lion [also composed by Didelot] [in which-Sga Perez[, pensioner to the Duke of Parma,

Music: II 2nd ballet: will be introduced a new French instrument, Le Cistre-Lefevre; End IV: concerto on French Horn-Ponto who will likewise accompany the principal dancers last Act


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Consisting of several Select Pieces by Mr Handel and other Eminent Masters, and taken from the most favourite Operas-; The Vocal Parts-Mr Beard, Mrs Clive; being several Favourite Songs in Italian and English-Mr Beard, Mrs Clive; A Preamble on the Kettle@Drums-Master Ferg; with two New Minuets-; Chorus out of Atalanta for French@Horns and Trumpets-, the two French-Horns two little Negro-Boys (Scholars to Mr Charles, who never perform'd before); Concluding with the Anthem, God save the King-

Dance: WWooden Shoe Dance-Master Ferg; Shepherd's Mount (a ballet)-


Mainpiece Title: The Little French Lawyer


Mainpiece Title: The History Of Charles The Eighth Of France; Or, The Invasion Of Naples Of The French

Role: The Prologue Actor:
Role: Alphonso Actor: Metbourn
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Harris
Role: Prince of Salerne Actor: Smith
Role: Ascanio Actor: Young
Role: Trivultio Actor: Sandford
Role: Gonsalvo Actor: Burford
Role: Ghost Actor: Cademan
Role: Charles the Eighth Actor: Batterton
Role: Lewis Actor: Crosby
Role: Mompensier Actor: Norris
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Batterton
Role: Cornelia Actor: Mrs Slaughter
Role: Irene Actor: Mrs Shadwell
Role: Julia Actor: Mrs Dixon
Role: Epilogue Actor: .


Mainpiece Title: The Mock Duellist; Or, The French Vallet

Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: .


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: English Italian and French Music-John Abell


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Singing in English Latin Italian Spanish and French-Mr Abel; accompanied by Instrumental Musick-; of the best Masters, and after that Singing alone to the Harpsical-Mr Abel


Mainpiece Title: The Country House

Song: several Songs in Italian and French- The FamousSigniora Joanna Maria; accompany'd-Signior Gasperini; Leveridge, Laroon, Hughes

Dance: Du/Ruell, Mrs Campion, others


Mainpiece Title: The Fairy Queen (one Act)

Afterpiece Title: Marriage a la Mode (made into two acts)

Song: Singing in Italian and French-Signora Joanna Maria; accompanied-Gasperini, Saioni

Dance: As17030123


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: A French and English Consort of Musick by Mr Gillier-


Mainpiece Title: King And No King

Role: KingandnoKing Actor: Wilks.

Dance: As17040613 particularly a French Peasant and his Wife-


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: The City Politiques

Song: Mrs Hodgson, Cook

Dance: Country Farmer's Daughter, Entry, The Wood Nymph-Miss Bruce Mrs Elford's Scholar; rope dancing-Pinkethman's Two famous French Maidens; ...the eldest...Dancing without a Pole and turning her self round, which never could be done by any yet before her (as all the Quality of England are satisfy'd of), and who are desir'd by the said Quality, and most part of the Town to perform; Also vaulting on the manag'd Horse-Evans wherein he performs several surprizing Entertainments, especially his Body lying extended on one Arm, and drinking 9 Glasses of Wine from the other


Mainpiece Title: The Fatal Marriage

Afterpiece Title: The Judgment of Paris

Song: The Dame of Honour-Mrs Willis

Dance: Dance of Eight-; French Peasant-Firbank, Mrs Bignall


Mainpiece Title: The True And Antient History Of King Lear

Song: Comical Songs and Dialogues from Wonders in the Sun-; particularly a Song-Mrs Willis representing one of Queen Elizabeth's Dames of Honour ; Comical Dialogue-Pack, Bowman , representing a vain promising Courtier and a Sycophant ; a Comical Dialogue-Dogget, Cook representing a Widdow in Tears for the Loss of her Husband and a Town Rake making Love to her

Dance: A new Entry-deBarques, Mrs Elford; French Peasant-Firbank, Mrs Bicknell; The famous Italian Scaramouch-Layfield


Mainpiece Title: The Confederacy

Dance: As17060411 with French Clown-Firbank


Mainpiece Title: Pastor Fido

Role: Acted all Actor: Women.

Song: Leveridge, others; particularly The Dialogue Between the English and French Gazetteers, Treating of the Glorious Victory at Ramilly-Leveridge, others

Dance: As17061219


Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Officer

Role: Plume Actor: Powell.
Role: Kite Actor: Estcourt.

Song: Italian Songs, Sonatas, Dialogues-Leveridge, Mrs Lindsey

Dance: The new dance performed at Court on Her Majesty's birthday-duRuel, others; Three French Peasants-deBarques, others


Mainpiece Title: The Successful Strangers

Role: Silvio Actor: Powell
Role: Antonio Actor: Booth
Role: Carlos Actor: Elrington
Role: Lopez Actor: Norris
Role: Francisco Actor: Spiller
Role: Pedro Actor: Layfield
Role: Guzman Actor: Miller
Role: Sancho Actor: Pack
Role: Dorothea Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Feliciana Actor: Mrs Moore
Role: Biancha Actor: Mrs Spiller
Role: Niece Actor: Mrs Cox.

Afterpiece Title: The Walking Statue

Role: A new Epilogue Actor: Mrs Moore.

Dance: Miss Santlow; particularly a French Peasant-; Scaramouch-Layfield


Mainpiece Title: The Lancashire Witches; Or, Teague O Devilly

Role: Belfort Actor: Powell
Role: Doubty Actor: Corey
Role: Sir Edward Actor: Freeman
Role: Young Hartford Actor: Pack
Role: Sir Timothy Actor: Norris
Role: Tom Actor: Leigh
Role: Theodosia Actor: Mrs Cox
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: With a new Prologue Actor: Child of 4 Years of Age
Role: Epilogue Actor: Layfield.

Dance: Harlequin Man and Woman-Layfield, Miss Santlow; Quarter Staff Dance by 4 Foresters-; A new French Peasant-; Italian Scaramouch-Layfield