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We found 2283 matches on Performance Comments, 629 matches on Performance Title, 582 matches on Event Comments, 63 matches on Author, and 0 matches on Roles/Actors.
Event Comment: Compos'd by Mr Smith--the Introduction, which was a Dialogue in Prose, between Mr Havard & Yates, Much hiss'd & dislik'd. The Opera had great Applause. Miss Young recover'd (Cross). The Opera never performed before with songs from Shakespear, Dryden, &c. The Music by Mr Smith. [The Bill lists no cast or actors. The cast has been retrieved by Hogan from the 1756 ed. plus the musical score published by J. Walsh. Note some parts were doubled. See "Shakespeare's Tempest at Drury Lane During Garrick's Management", G. W. Stone Jr, Shakespeare Quarterly, Winter 1956.] Receipts: #180 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Tempest

Role: Alonso Actor: Atkins
Role: Prospero Actor: Beard
Role: Antonio Actor: G. Burton
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Curioni
Role: Gonzalo Actor:
Role: Caliban Actor: Champnes
Role: Stephano Actor: Rooker
Role: Ventoso Actor: Abington
Role: Trincalo Actor: Beard
Role: Mustacho Actor: Champness
Role: Ariel Actor: Miss Young
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Vernon
Role: With an Introductory Dialogue by way of Actor: .
Event Comment: Tragedy reviv'd. As written by Shakespear. The Characters new Dress'd. [See G. W. Stone Jr., Garrick's Handling of Macbeth," pp. 609-28.] An Essay on Acting (London, 1744): In which will be Consider'd the Mimical Behaviour of a Certain Fashionable faulty Actor....A short criticism on His Acting Macbeth. [See especially first part, pp. 1-12, on Acting; second, pp. 12-27, on Garrick as Macbeth.


Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Performance Comment: Macbeth-Garrick, 1st time; Macduff-Giffard; Witches-Arthur, Neale, Yates; Lady Macbeth-Mrs Giffard; Lady MacDuff-Mrs Mills; Duncan-Mills; Banquo-Havard; Malcolm-Blakes; Donalbain-Green; Lennox-W. Giffard; Seyward-Winstone; Seyton-Ray; Hecate-Berry; Ross-Bridges; Young Seyward-Cross; Fleance-Miss Cole; Angus-Turbutt; Doctor-Taswell; Lady-Mrs Bennet; With the Songs-; Dances-, other Decorations.
Role: Macbeth Actor: Garrick, 1st time
Role: Macduff Actor: Giffard
Role: Witches Actor: Arthur, Neale, Yates
Role: Lady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Lady MacDuff Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Duncan Actor: Mills
Role: Banquo Actor: Havard
Role: Malcolm Actor: Blakes
Role: Donalbain Actor: Green
Role: Lennox Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Seyward Actor: Winstone
Role: Seyton Actor: Ray
Role: Hecate Actor: Berry
Role: Ross Actor: Bridges
Role: Young Seyward Actor: Cross
Role: Fleance Actor: Miss Cole
Role: Angus Actor: Turbutt
Role: Doctor Actor: Taswell
Role: Lady Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: With the Songs Actor:
Role: Dances Actor: , other Decorations.

Afterpiece Title: Columbine Courtezan

Role: Harlequin Actor: Yates
Role: The Petit Maitre Actor: Blakes
Role: Pierot Actor: Liviez
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Mann
Role: Concluding with a New Dance Actor: Muilment.
Event Comment: Afterpiece: Being the most tragical tragedy that ever was tragedized by a company of tragedians. At the Particular Desire of Several Persons of Quality (General Advertiser). [The following unsigned statement of the financial condition of the theatre on 11 April is in the Harvard Collection of Documents dealing with affairs of Drury Lane, folio MS Thr. 12. This itemizes the outstanding liabilities to the amount of #8,808 14s. including #1,275 of arrears in actors' salaries]: I told Mr- the intended purchaser that the whole would not amount to #12,000. He said if it was more it should rest on me, for that was the utmost shilling he would give. But upon strict enquiry I find it will amount to #12,808 14s. This difference is not altogether owing to an error in calculation, but has been likewise heightened by a falling off of business, nor is it possible to ascertain the debt of a theatre for a day, it is of so fluctuating a nature. Q: whether this loss ought to light upon me, who have endeavored to get a purchaser & increased the value of the Estate to the utmost of my power? Errors excepted. [James Lacy or John Powel are the most likely authors of this statement. Whatever the authority, it is clear that settlement had not yet been made for transfer of ownership. For Powel, see G. W. Stone, Jr., The Authorship of Tit for Tat," Theatre Notebook, X (1955), 22-28.


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Performance Comment: As17470324 but Ostrick-Neale; Lucianus-Yates; Rosencraus-Simpson; Guildenstern-Usher; Marcellus-Bransby; Bernardo-Winstone; Franciso-Leigh; Player Queen-Mrs Yates; 2nd Gravedigger-Ray.
Role: Ostrick Actor: Neale
Role: Lucianus Actor: Yates
Role: Rosencraus Actor: Simpson
Role: Guildenstern Actor: Usher
Role: Marcellus Actor: Bransby
Role: Bernardo Actor: Winstone
Role: Franciso Actor: Leigh
Role: Player Queen Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: 2nd Gravedigger Actor: Ray.
Role: Hamlet Actor: Barry 1st time
Role: King Actor: Bridges
Role: Ghost Actor: Delane
Role: Horatio Actor: Mills
Role: Polonius Actor: Taswell
Role: Laertes Actor: Blakes
Role: First Gravedigger Actor: Macklin
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Furnival
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Clive.

Afterpiece Title: Chrononhotonthologos

Dance: Salomon, Sga Padouana

Event Comment: Taken from a Midsummer Night's Dream written by Shakespear. The Songs from Shakespear, Milton, Waller, Dryden, Lansdown, Hammond. Music-Smith. [First edition Text by John Christopher Smith; see Garrick to James Murphey French, Dec. 1756; H. Walpole to R. Bentley 23 Feb. 1755.] Besides our own Singers, we had Sg Guadagni, Sga Passerini, Miss Potier [i.e., Mrs Vernon], and Savage's Boys. Very great Applause; Sabatini danced after it and fell down, not hurt (Cross). [See A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Hands of Garrick and Colman, G. W. Stone Jr, PMLA (June 1939).] Receipts: #200 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Fairies

Role: Theseus Actor: Beard
Role: Egeus Actor: Chamnys
Role: Lysander Actor: Curioni but Guadagni listed by Cross, MacMillan, and first edition
Role: Demetrius Actor: Atkins
Role: Hermia Actor: Sga Passeroni
Role: Helena Actor: Mrs Vernon
Role: Hippolita Actor: Mrs Jefferson
Role: Oberon Actor: Mas. Reinhold
Role: Titania Actor: Miss Young
Role: Puck Actor: Mas. Moore
Role: Fairy Actor: Mas. Evans
Role: written and Actor: Garrick

Dance: CComic Dance-Sabatini, Sga Sabatini, Sabatini jun, his first time

Event Comment: With Restorations from Shakespear (Cross). [Comment and criticism, Genest, IV, 475-76. See "Garrick's Production of King Lear," by G. W. Stone Jr, Studies in Philology, Jan. 1948.] Receipts: #200 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: King Lear

Role: Lear Actor: Garrick
Role: Gloster Actor: Berry
Role: Edgar Actor: Havard
Role: Bastard Actor: Palmer
Role: Steward Actor: Yates
Role: Kent Actor: Bransby
Role: Albany Actor: Usher
Role: Cornwall Actor: Blakes
Role: Burgundy Actor: Jefferson
Role: Aranti Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Goneril Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Regan Actor: Mrs Cowper
Role: Cordelia Actor: Mrs Davies.

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Role: Le Medicin Actor: Blakes
Role: Crispin Actor: Yates
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Bennet.


Mainpiece Title: Merope

Role: Dorilas Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Narbas Actor: Packer
Role: Euricles Actor: Aickin
Role: Erox Actor: Hurst
Role: High Priest Actor: Chambers
Role: Poliphontes Actor: Palmer
Role: Ismene Actor: Mrs Sharp
Role: Merope Actor: Miss Younge.


Mainpiece Title: Honorius

Role: : Onorio Actor: Senesino
Role: Eucherio Actor: Farinello
Role: Ormonte Actor: Signora Bertolli
Role: Stilicone Actor: Montagnana
Role: Termanzia Actor: Signora Cuzzoni
Role: Placidia Actor: Signora Segatti


Mainpiece Title: Don Calascione

Dance: Between the Acts: Dancing-


Mainpiece Title: A Grand Selection 0 From The Most Favourite Works Of Handel; Messiah

Afterpiece Title: Grand Selection 1

Performance Comment: Overture- (Samson); Shall I in Mamre's-Sale; For all these mercies-Chorus (Joshua); O Change beyond Report, O Mirror of our fickle state-Miss Celson (Samson); My arms against, Sound an alarm-Incledon; We hear-Chorus; Come ever smiling liberty-Miss Poole (Judas Maccabaeus); When his loud voice-Chorus (Jephtha); O worse than Death, Angels ever bright-Mme Mara (Theodora); He gave tham hailstones-Chorus (Israel in Egypt).

Afterpiece Title: Grand Selection 2

Afterpiece Title: Grand Selection 3

Music: End I: concerto on the oboe-W. Parke; End II: concerto on the violin-G. Ashley


Mainpiece Title: A Grand Selection 0 Of Sacred Music, From The Works Of handel

Afterpiece Title: Grand Selection 1

Afterpiece Title: Grand Selection 2

Performance Comment: Fifth Grand Concerto-; The morning lark-Mrs Atkins (Semele); In sweetest harmony-Mme Mara; O fatal day-Chorus (Saul); O liberty-Incledon; accompanied on the violoncello-C. Ashley (Judas Maccabaeus); It must be so, Pour forth no more-Bartleman; No more to Ammon's God-Chorus (Jephtha); Lord remember David-Mme Mara (Sosarme); He gave them hailstones-Chorus (Israel in Egypt).

Afterpiece Title: Grand Selection 3

Music: End II: Bach's concertante for violin oboe viola and violoncello-Messrs [G., R. and C.] Ashley, W. Parke


Mainpiece Title: Alexander's Feast 0; The Messiah; Grand Selection 0

Music: End II: a concertante for violin oboe tenor and violoncello-G. Ashley, W. Parke, R. Ashley, C. Ashley


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

Music: End I: Bach's Bach's favourite concertante for flute oboe violin and violoncello-Monzani, W. Parke, G. and C. Ashley


Mainpiece Title: The Comical Revenge; Or, Love In A Tub

Song: As17151028

Dance: Dupre, Boval, Dupre Jr, Prince, Birkhead, Mrs Santlow, Mrs Bicknell; particularly The Original Dance of Linkmen-


Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Music: I: Trumpet Concerto-Burk Thumoth; II: Concerto-Vivaldi; III: Solo on the German Flute-Thumoth; V: Sonata for the Harpsichord and Violin Harpsichord-Thumoth

Dance: II: Dutch Skipper-Jones Sr, Jones Jr; IV: Sailor's Dance-Jones


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Role: Jane Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Gloster Actor: Sparks
Role: Dumont Actor: Ryan
Role: Hastings Actor: Smith first time
Role: Belmour Actor: Ridout
Role: Catesby Actor: Anderson
Role: Alicia Actor: Mrs Vincent.

Afterpiece Title: Damon and Phillida

Role: only Damon Actor: Lowe
Role: Phillida Actor: Miss Young.
Role: Damon Actor: Lowe
Role: Arcas Actor: Anderson
Role: Corydon Actor: Bennet
Role: Cymon Actor: Collins
Role: Mopsus Actor: Dunstall

Dance: I: Comic Entertainment, as17541203; II: a Serious Dance-Miss Poitier; III: Comic Dance-Lucas, Lepy; IV: Comic Dance-Poitier Jr, Mlle Capdeville; V: A Masquerade Dance, with aMinuet-Poitier Jr, Miss Poitier; To conclude with a Hornpipe-a scholar of Poitier Jr

Song: II: By Particular Desire The Choice-Miss Poitier


Mainpiece Title: The Messiah; Alexander's Feast; Grand Selection 0

Music: End Part I: 3rd concerto of Giardini on the violin-G. Ashley; End Part II: concerto on the Piano Forte-Dussek


Mainpiece Title: Alfred The Great

Music: I: Concerto on Hautboy-Vincent; II: Concerto on Organ-Arne Jr


Mainpiece Title: The Maid Of Kent

Role: Wm Strongbow Actor: Vernon
Role: George Actor: Dimond
Role: Sealand Actor: J. Bannister
Role: Sir Thomas Actor: Parsons
Role: Brian Actor: Moody
Role: Dr Goodman Actor: Packer
Role: La Poudre Actor: Baddeley
Role: Metre Actor: Waldron
Role: Robert Actor: Griffith
Role: Patty Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Dame Quickset Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Emily Actor: Miss Younge.

Afterpiece Title: Florizel and Perdita

Dance: End: The Taylors, as17740428


Mainpiece Title: The Comical History Of Don Quixote, Part Ii

Song: Purcell's Mad Dialogue-Leveridge, Mrs Thurmond

Dance: Dutch Skipper-Thurmond Jr, Mrs Bullock; Thurmond's last new Mad Dance-Thurmond, others; Comic Dance-Thurmond, Miss Smith


Mainpiece Title: Woman's A Riddle

Dance: Newhouse, Sandham, Pelling, Cook Jr, delaGarde's Two Sons, Miss Francis; Four Scaramouches-


Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Fourth, Part I

Dance: Rice, Tape a Scholar of Topham Sr, who never appear'd on any Stage before, Topham Jr, Sandham, Miss Bullock, Miss Francis, Sandham's Little Boy


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Role: Cholerick Actor: Penkethman
Role: Carlos Actor: Wilks
Role: Clodio Actor: Cibber
Role: Antonio Actor: Shepard
Role: Charino Actor: Cross
Role: Sancho Actor: Norris
Role: Duart Actor: Walker
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Younger
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Horton.

Song: Mrs Bowman

Dance: Shaw, Thurmond Jr, Lally, Boval, Mrs Booth, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Tenoe, Miss Smith


Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Role: Sir Charles Actor: Wilks Jr
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Younger
Role: Cherry Actor: Mrs Tenoe.
Role: Gibbet Actor: Cibber
Role: Aimwell Actor: Mills
Role: Archer Actor: Wilks
Role: Sullen Actor: Thurmond
Role: Foigard Actor: Miller
Role: Bonniface Actor: Shepard
Role: Scrub Actor: Norris
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Oldfield

Music: Concerto on Little Flute-Baston

Dance: Shaw, Thurmond Jr, Mrs Booth, Mrs Bullock, Miss Tenoe


Mainpiece Title: Sir Courtly Nice

Role: Violante Actor: Mrs Heron
Role: Aunt Actor: Mrs Baker.
Role: Farewell Actor: Wilks Jr.
Role: Sir Courtly Actor: Cibber
Role: Belguard Actor: Mills
Role: Surly Actor: Harper
Role: Hothead Actor: Miller
Role: Testimony Actor: Johnson
Role: Crack Actor: Penkethman
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Thurmond

Dance: Passacaille-Miss Tenoe; Dutch Skipper-Thurmond Jr, Mrs Bullock; Les Cotillons-Shaw, Mrs Booth

Music: Between the Acts: Select Pieces-


Mainpiece Title: La Vie Est Un Songe

Afterpiece Title: Arlequin Empereur de la Lune

Afterpiece Title: Le Francois a Londres

Dance: Pierrot and Pierraite by Le Sage Jr and Miss Verneuil