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Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 3, by Sarah Gardner. Prologue by the author (London Chronicle, 11 Aug.). Larpent MS 435; not published; synopsis of plot in London Magazine, Aug. 1777, p. 433. For a description of the difficulties attending the reception of this play, from a recently discovered MS by Mrs Gardner, see Theatre Notebook, VII, 76-81]


Mainpiece Title: The Advertisement; Or, A Bold Stroke For A Husband

Performance Comment: Principal Parts by Parsons, Egan, Jackson, R. Palmer, Fearon, Blissett, Walker, Edwin, Mrs Colles, Miss Hale, Miss Platt, Mrs Love, Mrs Gardner. Cast from Public Advertiser, 12 Aug.: Doctor Obstetric-Parsons; Capt. O'Cannon-Egan; Jack Steerage-Jackson; George Wydham-R. Palmer; Sir William Wydham-Fearon; Careful-Blissett; MacLocust-Walker; Snap-Edwin; Mrs Epigram-Mrs Colles; La Bronze-Miss Hale; Lydia Fanlove-Miss Platt; Landlady-Mrs Love; Widow Holdfast-Mrs Gardner; Prologue-Mrs Gardner.
Role: Doctor Obstetric Actor: Parsons
Role: O'Cannon Actor: Egan
Role: Jack Steerage Actor: Jackson
Role: George Wydham Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Sir William Wydham Actor: Fearon
Role: Careful Actor: Blissett
Role: MacLocust Actor: Walker
Role: Snap Actor: Edwin
Role: Mrs Epigram Actor: Mrs Colles
Role: La Bronze Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Lydia Fanlove Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Landlady Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Widow Holdfast Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Gardner.
Related Works
Related Work: The Advertisement; or, A Bold Stroke for a Husband Author(s): Sarah Gardner

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Role: Sir Jasper Wilding Actor: Massey.
Role: Young Philpot Actor: Palmer
Role: Old Philpot Actor: Parsons
Role: Young Wilding Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Beaufort Actor: Egan
Role: Quildrive Actor: Stevens
Role: Dapper Actor: T. Davis
Role: Corinna Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Farren
Event Comment: Benefit for Perry and Gardner. Tickets deliver'd for Venice Preserv'd for this night will be taken. Mainpiece: By Particular Desire. Charges #64 5s. Deficit to Perry and Gardner #7 10s. 6d. apiece, covered by income from tickets: Perry #58 1s. (Box 21; Pit 184; Gallery 252); Gardner #58 14s. (Box 102; Pit 130; Gallery 137) (Account Book). Receipts: #49 4s


Mainpiece Title: George Barnwell

Performance Comment: As17690925, but George-Perry, first time; Truman-Lewes; Uncle-Gardner.
Role: George Actor: Perry, first time
Role: Truman Actor: Lewes
Role: Uncle Actor: Gardner.
Role: Trueman Actor: Perry
Role: Thorogood Actor: Gibson
Role: Blunt Actor: Cushing
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Millwood Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Singing Actor: DuBellamy.

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: Flash-Perry, first time; Fribble (with Song)-Shuter; Loveit-Lewes; Puff-Dunstall; Tag-Mrs Green; Biddy-Mrs Gardner , first time.
Role: Flash Actor: Perry, first time
Role: Fribble Actor: Shuter
Role: Loveit Actor: Lewes
Role: Puff Actor: Dunstall
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Biddy Actor: Mrs Gardner , first time.

Entertainment: End: Hippisley's Drunken Man with additions and Alterations-Shuter

Dance: TThe Tambourine, as17700501

Event Comment: Benefit for Gardner and R. Smith. Mrs Gardner's Indisposition preventing her from performing this evening, she hopes she shall be excused by her friends. [She was to have played Catherine in Afterpiece according to advance notice of 4 May.] Charges #64 10s. Deficit to each benefiticiary #15 6s. 6d., cover'd by income from tickets: Gardner, #61 1s. (Box 118; Pit 101; Gallery 164); Smith, #64 19s. (Box 35; Pit 264; Gallery 166). Paid half year's Land Tax for the Theatre due Lady day last, #61 5s.; paid ditto for window lights, #6 10s. 6d.; Paid ditto for House in Bow Passage #2 3s. 9d. and for its window lights 15s. Receipts: #33 17s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Merchant Of Venice

Performance Comment: As17711031, but Shylock-Gardner, 2nd time; Duke-Thompson; Salarino-R. Smith; Salanio-Owenson; Launcelot-Quick.
Role: Shylock Actor: Gardner, 2nd time
Role: Duke Actor: Thompson
Role: Salarino Actor: R. Smith
Role: Salanio Actor: Owenson
Role: Launcelot Actor: Quick.
Role: Bassanio Actor: Bensley
Role: Antonio Actor: Clarke
Role: Gratiano Actor: Dyer
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Mattocks
Role: Jessica Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Nerissa Actor: Mrs Lessingham
Role: Portia Actor: Miss Macklin.

Afterpiece Title: Catherine and Petruchio

Role: Pedro Actor: R. Smith.
Role: Petruchio Actor: Woodward.
Role: Grumio Actor: Hamilton
Role: Taylor Actor: Quick
Role: Catherine Actor: Mrs Green.

Dance: III: Comic Dance, as17711031; IV: A Tambourine, as17720501

Event Comment: NNeville MS Diary: Went to ye Pit to see ye Beggar's Opera-oblig'd to stand till ye play was over-Read some parts of ye Opera which I borrowed at Davies's, before it began and between the acts. Barry is a good Macheath, but most persons who have seen him when young observe that he has not ye activity and fire he then had. He sings tolerably as does Mrs Dancer; but both are greatest in ye acting part. Mrs D. is ye best Polly I ever saw, having that sensibility which your mere singing Pollys generally want. Mrs Mahon did Lucy with great ease and propriety, and has a good deal of expression in her countenance. Thomson has a force and mellowness of voice very suitable to ye character of Lockit. I do not think Weston excels in Filch. Shuter raised vast applause by adding, after Trapes has said "done under the Surgeon's hand'--"Oh dreadful and in such weather too!" Bannister in Mat added--"Die hard"--and Palmer in Budge--"Die game--" Mrs Gardner's pretending to get drunk in Mrs Slam is new. We had at ye end of Act 2 the Fing., of Act 3 a New Hornpipe, and at ye end of ye Opera the H. Peasant by $Miss Froment, with Duke and No Duke-of which I am tired


Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Macheath-Barry; Lockit-Thompson; Mat-Bannister; Ben Budge-Palmer; Peachum-Shuter; Filch-Weston; Jemmy Twitcher-Smith; Crook@finger'd Jack-Lyngs; Wat Dreary-Newton; Robin o Bagshot-Gardner; Nymming Ned-Pynn; Harry Paddington-Loveman; Player-Strange; Beggar-Castle; Lucy-Mrs Mahon (being her first appearance on that Stage); Mrs Peachum-Mrs Johnson; Mrs Slammekin-Mrs Gardner; Molly Brazen-Mrs Burden; Dolly Trull-Mrs Kirby; Betty Doxy-Mrs Palmer; Polly-Mrs Dancer.
Role: Macheath Actor: Barry
Role: Lockit Actor: Thompson
Role: Mat Actor: Bannister
Role: Ben Budge Actor: Palmer
Role: Peachum Actor: Shuter
Role: Filch Actor: Weston
Role: Jemmy Twitcher Actor: Smith
Role: Crook@finger'd Jack Actor: Lyngs
Role: Wat Dreary Actor: Newton
Role: Robin o Bagshot Actor: Gardner
Role: Nymming Ned Actor: Pynn
Role: Harry Paddington Actor: Loveman
Role: Player Actor: Strange
Role: Beggar Actor: Castle
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Mahon
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Molly Brazen Actor: Mrs Burden
Role: Dolly Trull Actor: Mrs Kirby
Role: Betty Doxy Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Polly Actor: Mrs Dancer.

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Role: Trappolin Actor: Shuter
Role: Conjurer Actor: Bannister
Role: Methodist Actor: Weston

Dance: II: The Fingalian Dance-; III: New Hornpipe-; End Opera: The Italian Peasants-Miss Froment

Event Comment: Benefit for R. Smith and Gardner. Charges #64 5s. Deficit due to House from Actors #27 9s. 6d. Their income from tickets was: R. Smith #68 from 28 Box Tickets; 278 Pit; 193 Gallery. Gardner #48 12s. (40 Box; 154 Pit; 155 Gallery). Receipts: #36 15s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Wonder

Performance Comment: As17671127, but Lopez-Dunstall; Flora-Mrs Gardner.
Role: Lopez Actor: Dunstall
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Gardner.
Role: Felix Actor: Powell, 1st time
Role: Briton Actor: Smith
Role: Pedro Actor: Morris
Role: Gibby Actor: Shuter
Role: Lissardo Actor: Woodward, 1st time
Role: Frederick Actor: Gardner
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Inis Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Violante Actor: Miss Macklin.

Afterpiece Title: The Musical Lady

Role: Old Mask Actor: Yates
Role: Freeman Actor: R. Smith
Role: Young Mask Actor: Dyer
Role: Rosin Actor: Quick
Role: Laundress Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Lady Scrape Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Sophy Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Ballet: End: The Wapping Landlady. Double Hornpipe As17680416

Event Comment: By permission. Benefit Mrs Gardner. Tickets delivered by Mr Death will be admitted. Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s


Mainpiece Title: The Beaux Stratagem

Performance Comment: Scrub-Mrs Gardner; Archer-Death (from the Theatre in Norwich); Aimwell-Davis; Sullen-F. Gentleman; Boniface-a Gentleman; Gibbet-Gardner; Foigard-Vandermere; Sir Charles Freeman-Dancer; Cherry-Young Gentlewoman, her first appearance on any Stage; Dorinda-Mrs Cockane; Lady Bountiful-Mrs White; Gipsey-Miss Trowell; Mrs Sullen-Miss Ogilvie.
Role: Scrub Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Archer Actor: Death
Role: Aimwell Actor: Davis
Role: Sullen Actor: F. Gentleman
Role: Boniface Actor: a Gentleman
Role: Gibbet Actor: Gardner
Role: Foigard Actor: Vandermere
Role: Sir Charles Freeman Actor: Dancer
Role: Cherry Actor: Young Gentlewoman, her first appearance on any Stage
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Cockane
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs White
Role: Gipsey Actor: Miss Trowell
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Miss Ogilvie.

Afterpiece Title: The Vintner Tricked

Performance Comment: Mixum-Brownsmith; Mrs Mixum-Mrs Gardner; Vizard-Vandermere; Solomon Smack-Dancer.
Role: Mixum Actor: Brownsmith
Role: Mrs Mixum Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Vizard Actor: Vandermere
Role: Solomon Smack Actor: Dancer.

Entertainment: IV: Tragical Imitations-Miss Rose (By Particular Desire); End of Play: Imitations of Mr and Mrs Cadwallader-Mas. Frank, Miss Rose; Between the Acts of the Farce: The Picture of a Playhouse; or, Bucks have at ye all-Death

Role: Bucks have at ye all Actor: Death.
Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Mrs Gardner


Mainpiece Title: The Merchant Of Venice

Performance Comment: Shylock-Gardner, his first appearance in that character; Bassanio-Fearon; Gratiano-Vandermere; Lorenzo-Dancer; Antonio-F. Gentleman; Old Gobbo-Wooler; Salanio-Vowell; Salerino-Griffiths; Launcelot-Graham; Duke-Lloyd; Portia-Mrs Gardner, first appearance in that character; Nerissa-Mrs Collett; Jessica-Mrs Granger.
Role: Shylock Actor: Gardner, his first appearance in that character
Role: Bassanio Actor: Fearon
Role: Gratiano Actor: Vandermere
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Dancer
Role: Antonio Actor: F. Gentleman
Role: Old Gobbo Actor: Wooler
Role: Salanio Actor: Vowell
Role: Salerino Actor: Griffiths
Role: Launcelot Actor: Graham
Role: Duke Actor: Lloyd
Role: Portia Actor: Mrs Gardner, first appearance in that character
Role: Nerissa Actor: Mrs Collett
Role: Jessica Actor: Mrs Granger.

Afterpiece Title: The Tobacconist

Performance Comment: Abel Drugger-Mrs Gardner.
Role: Abel Drugger Actor: Mrs Gardner.

Entertainment: IV: Double Hornpipe-Master and Miss West; End of Play: Bucks have at ye all-a young Gentleman, first appearance on any stage

Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Gardner. Afterpiece: From The Devil upon Two Sticks, written by the late Samuel Foote, Esq. [Mrs Mills is identified in Morning Chronicle, 1 Jan. 1783. For remarks on this night's performance, including references to Dunstan by Charles Lamb, see Theatre Notebook, VIII, 5.] Gardner having unavoidably been obliged to postpone his night from the 26th to the 30th, he thinks it his duty to inform his friends that tickets delivered for the 26th will be taken


Mainpiece Title: The Fair Penitent

Performance Comment: Lothario-A Gentleman (1st appearance on the stage [unidentified]); Sciolto-Gardner; Altamont-Wetherhead; Rossano-Spencer; Horatio-Usher; Lavinia-Miss King; Lucilla-Miss Painter; Calista-A Lady (1st appearance on the stage [Mrs Mills]) .Mrs Mills]) .
Role: Lothario Actor: A Gentleman
Role: Sciolto Actor: Gardner
Role: Altamont Actor: Wetherhead
Role: Rossano Actor: Spencer
Role: Horatio Actor: Usher
Role: Lavinia Actor: Miss King
Role: Lucilla Actor: Miss Painter
Role: Calista Actor: A Lady

Afterpiece Title: The Fourth Act of The Merchant of Venice

Performance Comment: Antonio-Usher; Bassanio-The Gentleman who plays Lothario; Duke-Roberts; Gratiano-Wetherhead; Shylock-Gardner; Nerissa-Miss Painter; Portia-The Lady who plays Calista .
Role: Antonio Actor: Usher
Role: Bassanio Actor: The Gentleman who plays Lothario
Role: Duke Actor: Roberts
Role: Gratiano Actor: Wetherhead
Role: Shylock Actor: Gardner
Role: Nerissa Actor: Miss Painter
Role: Portia Actor: The Lady who plays Calista

Afterpiece Title: Dr Lasts's Examination BEFORE THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS

Event Comment: "A sudden disability [occurred] in one of the performers; an apology was made for Aickin, and ... his part was read by Gardner" (Public Advertiser, 14 June). [Who acted Gardner's part is not stated.]


Mainpiece Title: The Separate Maintenance

Performance Comment: As17840529, but Aickin's part read by Gardner .
Role: : Leveret Actor: Palmer
Role: Lord Newbery Actor: Williamson
Role: Touchwood Actor: Aickin
Role: Fraction Actor: Gardner
Role: Minim Actor: Edwin
Role: Lord Oldcastle Actor: Parsons
Role: Lady Oldcastle Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Miss English Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Mrs Revel Actor: Mrs Cuyler
Role: Mrs Frankly Actor: Mrs Lloyd
Role: Lady Newbery Actor: Miss Farren. Stevens is unassigned.

Afterpiece Title: The Election of the Managers

Role: Freeport Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir William Douglas Actor: Bensley
Role: Lord Falbridge Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Owen Actor: Usher
Role: La France Actor: Baddeley
Role: Spatter Actor: Palmer
Role: Lady Alton Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Molly Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Mrs Goodman Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Amelia Actor: Miss Farren

Dance: As17840528

Song: As17840529

Event Comment: Benefit for Gardner, Mrs Burden, Mrs Stephens, Miss Helm. Tickets deliver'd by Dumay, Hussey, Mrs Viviez, Miss Twist, Miss Daw, and others will be taken


Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Performance Comment: As17611002, but Charles-Gardner; Isabinda-Mrs Stephens; Patch-Miss Helm; Miranda-Mrs Burden, first time.
Role: Charles Actor: Gardner
Role: Isabinda Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Patch Actor: Miss Helm
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Burden, first time.
Role: Marplot Actor: Shuter
Role: Sir George Airy Actor: Smith
Role: Sir Francis Actor: Collins
Role: Sir Jealous Actor: Marten
Role: Whisper Actor: Costollo
Role: Scentwell Actor: Mrs Ferguson

Afterpiece Title: The Contrivances

Dance: IV: A Hornpipe (first time)-Miss Daw; End: A Minuet-Sodi, Miss Twist

Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis, Redman, Gardner, Widow Collins. Tickets deliver'd by Rawlins, Mrs Gould, Mrs Griffiths, Mrs Paddic, Mrs Gwinn, a Gentlewoman under Misfortunes, &c. will be taken. Afterpiece: Not acted these 2 years. [See 22 April 1760.


Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Officer

Performance Comment: As17630203, but Sylvia-Miss Macklin; Plume-Smith; Kite-Gardner; Welch Collier-Lewis; Scruple-_; Scale-_; Constable-_.
Role: Sylvia Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Plume Actor: Smith
Role: Kite Actor: Gardner
Role: Welch Collier Actor: Lewis
Role: Scruple Actor: Wignel
Role: Scale Actor: Redman
Role: Constable Actor: Lewis.
Role: Melinda Actor: Mrs Dyer.
Role: Ballance Actor: Sparks
Role: Worthy Actor: Hull
Role: Brazen Actor: Woodward
Role: Bullock Actor: Dunstall
Role: Recruits Actor: Buck, Costollo
Role: Rose Actor: Miss Davis
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Pitt

Afterpiece Title: The Miller of Mansfield

Role: King Actor: Gibson
Role: Miller Actor: Lewis
Role: Lord Lurewell Actor: Perry
Role: Dick Actor: White
Role: Peggy Actor: Miss Cockayne
Role: Joe Actor: Mattocks.

Dance: II: The Jealous Woodcutter, as17621023

Event Comment: Benefit for Weller, Lewis and Gardner. Tickets deliver'd by Rawlins, Mrs Gould, Mas. Besford, and Trott's Widow, &c. will be taken


Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Performance Comment: As17640402 but Juliet-Miss Macklin; Lady Capulet-Mrs Barrington; Fryar Lawrence-Gardner; Peter-Weller; Page-Mas. Besford; Occasional Prologue-_.
Role: Juliet Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Lady Capulet Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Fryar Lawrence Actor: Gardner
Role: Peter Actor: Weller
Role: Page Actor: Mas. Besford
Role: Apothecary Actor: Holtom
Role: Minuet Actor: Duquesney, Miss Twist
Role: Solemn Dirge Actor: Miss Poitier
Role: Solemn Dirge Actor:
Role: Romeo Actor: Ross
Role: Capulet Actor: Sparks
Role: Mercutio Actor: Woodward
Role: Tybalt Actor: Bennet
Role: Benvolio Actor: Davis
Role: Paris Actor: Perry
Role: Escalus Actor: Anderson
Role: Montague Actor: Redman
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Masquerade Dance Actor: proper to the Play
Role: Which will be accompanied with a Solemn Dirge Actor: Beard, Mattocks, Miss Brent, Miss Polly Young, Legg, Baker, Roberts, Mrs Lampe, Miss Miller, Mrs Jones.

Afterpiece Title: The Old Maid

Role: Cape Actor: Lewis.
Role: Harlow Actor: Davis
Role: Young Clerimont Actor: White
Role: Heartwell Actor: Gardner
Role: Mrs Harlow Actor: Miss Elliot
Role: Miss Harlow Actor: Mrs Walker.

Dance: III: A Hornpipe-Miss Pitt; End: The Dutch Skippers, as17640509

Event Comment: Benefit for Younger. Tickets deliver'd by Miss Helme, Mrs Stephens, White, and Gardner will be taken. Tickets sold at the Doors will not be admitted. Tickets and places to be had of Sarjant at the stage door. None admitted behind the Scenes


Mainpiece Title: King Richard Iii

Performance Comment: As17650101, but Richmond-Gardner; Buckingham-White; Norfolk-Perry; Prince Edward-Miss Helme; Lady Anne-Mrs Stephens.
Role: Richmond Actor: Gardner
Role: Buckingham Actor: White
Role: Norfolk Actor: Perry
Role: Prince Edward Actor: Miss Helme
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Mrs Stephens.
Role: Richard Actor: Smith
Role: King Henry Actor: Gibson
Role: Catesby Actor: Davis
Role: Ratcliff Actor: Bennet
Role: Stanley Actor: Anderson
Role: Tressel Actor: Dyer
Role: Duke of York Actor: Mas. Besford
Role: Oxford Actor: Weller
Role: Forrest Actor: Holtom
Role: Lord Mayor Actor: Buck
Role: Lieut. Actor: R. Smith
Role: Duchess of York Actor: Mrs Ferguson
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Ward.

Afterpiece Title: The Oracle

Role: Oberon Actor: Dyer
Role: Fairy Queen Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Cynthia Actor: Miss Ward
Role: dance incident to the piece, Actor: Arnauld, Leppie, Miss Twist.

Dance: IV: The Sicilian Peasants, as17641001; End: a Hornpipe-Miss Pitt

Event Comment: Benefit for Gardner, Curtat, Miss Helm, Miss Twist. Tickets deliver'd out by Claridge will be taken. Charges none. House took half value of tickets deliver'd, plus the #64 4s. 6d. ready money taken at the theatre. @Tickets Box Pit Gallery Value Half Value@Gardner 15 70 56 #19 17s. #9 18s. 6d.@Curtat 24 189 107 #45 1s. #22 10s. 6d.@Miss Helme - 37 31 #8 13s. #4 6s. 6d.@Miss D. Twist 26 35 36 #15 7s. #7 13s. 6d.@Claridge 13 19 22 #8 6s. #4 3s.@Mrs Hitchcock 45 59 13 #21 8s. #10 14s.@Total 114 409 262 #118 12s. #59 6s.@ Receipts: #64 4s. 6d. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Performance Comment: As17670101, but Frederick-Hull; Clerimont-Gardner; Decoy-Wignell.
Role: Frederick Actor: Hull
Role: Clerimont Actor: Gardner
Role: Decoy Actor: Wignell.
Role: Miser Actor: Shuter
Role: James Actor: Cushing
Role: Ramilie Actor: Dyer
Role: Lappet Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Mrs Wisely Actor: Mrs Ferguson
Role: Wheedle Actor: Mrs Evans
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Vincent
Role: Mariana Actor: Miss Wilford, being their first appearance in those characters

Dance: II: A Hornpipe-Miss Twist; IV: A Minuet-Curtat, Miss Wilford

Event Comment: Benefit for Quick and Gardner. Tickets deliver'd for a Tragedy will be taken


Mainpiece Title: Mahomet

Performance Comment: Mahomet-Bensley; Zaphna-Wroughton; Alcanor-Gardner, first time; Pharon-Hull; Mirvan-Perry; Ali-Fox; Palmira-Miss Hamilton, first appearance that stage.
Role: Mahomet Actor: Bensley
Role: Zaphna Actor: Wroughton
Role: Alcanor Actor: Gardner, first time
Role: Pharon Actor: Hull
Role: Mirvan Actor: Perry
Role: Ali Actor: Fox
Role: Palmira Actor: Miss Hamilton, first appearance that stage.

Afterpiece Title: Love a-la-Mode

Role: Sir Callaghan Actor: Shuter
Role: Groom Actor: Lewes, first time
Role: Sir Theodore Actor: Dunstall
Role: Mordecai Actor: Quick
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Sir Archy Actor: Macklin.

Dance: End: The Corsican Sailor's Punch House, as17710412

Event Comment: Benefit for Gardner. In order to render the Entertainment perfectly agreeable the Performance will be accompanied with a Band of Horns and Clarinets


Mainpiece Title: The Beaux Stratagem

Performance Comment: Archer-Gardner; Aimwell-Jones; Sir Charles Freeman-Wortley; Sullen-Price; Gibbet-Parsloe; Boniface and Scrub-Gentlemen from London [unidentified]; Dorinda-Mrs Robinson; Lady Bountiful-Mrs Weeks; Cherry-Mrs Kingham; Mrs Sullen-Mrs Jerrold.
Role: Archer Actor: Gardner
Role: Aimwell Actor: Jones
Role: Sir Charles Freeman Actor: Wortley
Role: Sullen Actor: Price
Role: Gibbet Actor: Parsloe
Role: Boniface and Scrub Actor: Gentlemen from London
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Robinson
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs Weeks
Role: Cherry Actor: Mrs Kingham
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Jerrold.

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Dance: A Hornpipe-Gentleman [unidentified]

Song: End IV: Tally O-Mrs Kingham

Entertainment: Monologue. End: Snip's Humorous Description of the Camp-Gardner

Performance Comment: End: Snip's Humorous Description of the Camp-Gardner.
Event Comment: Benefit for Gardner and R. Smith. Charges #66 10s. Deficit to actors #15 7s. covered by income from tickets: Gardner #39 13s. (Box 44; Pit 105; Gallery 129); R. Smith #67 8s. (Box 28; Pit 268; Gallery 202). Rec'd from Mrs Trott and Symmonds their 1!2 value of tickets 6th Inst. (Account Book). Receipts: #51 3s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: Cymbeline

Role: Philario Actor: Morris
Role: Arviragus Actor: R. Smith
Role: Imogen Actor: Mrs Bulkley, 1st time.
Role: Caius Lucius Actor: Mahon.
Role: Leonatus Actor: Powell
Role: Iachimo Actor: Smith
Role: Pisanio Actor: Hull
Role: Cymbeline Actor: Gibson
Role: Cloten Actor: Yates
Role: Bellarius Actor: Clarke
Role: Guiderius Actor: Bensley
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: With a Masquerade Scene Actor: incident to the Play and
Role: Singing Actor: Mrs Thompson.

Afterpiece Title: The Upholsterer

Performance Comment: As17690415 but Termagant-Mrs Gardner; Harriet-_.
Role: Termagant Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs DuBellamy.
Role: Quidnunc Actor: Dunstall
Role: Barber Actor: Woodward
Role: Pamphlet Actor: Shuter
Role: Rhodope Actor: Mrs Lampe
Role: Gawky Actor: Quick
Role: Nymph Actor: _. ucg A+A New Occasional Interlude: The Royal Garland.
Role: Mrs Mattocks Genius of England Actor: Mahon
Role: Old Shepherd Actor: Barnshaw
Role: Young Shepherd Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Calliope Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Young Shepherdess Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: to conclude with a Grand Ballet Actor: Fishar, Sga Manesiere
Role: Chorusses of Shepherds and Shepherdesses Actor: .
Role: Orpheus Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Harlequin Actor: Miles
Role: Drudge Actor: Morgan
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Banks
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Copin
Role: Dwarf Actor: Miss Ford
Role: Rural Swain Actor: Arnauld
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Eurydice Actor: Mrs Baker.

Dance: III: The Merry Sailors, as17680920

Role: The Merry Sailors Actor: Aldridge.
Event Comment: Benefit for Jewell, treasurer. Afterpiece [1st time; MF 2, by George Colman, the younger. It has also been ascribed to Sarah Gardner, but for Colman's authorship see Peake, 11, 99. Composer of music unknown. MS: Larpent 589; not published]: The Words of the Songs are inserted in the Public Papers of this Day. Public Advertiser, 12 Aug.: Tickets to be had of Jewell, in Suffolk Street


Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Barber

Afterpiece Title: The Female Dramatist

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Edwin, Baddeley, Staunton, Massey, Painter, Wood, Swords, R. Palmer, Bannister Jun.; Mrs Wells, Miss Morris, Mrs Gardner. [Cast from London Chronicle, 17 Aug.: Medley-Edwin; Nego-Baddeley; Beverley-Staunton; Crape-Wood; Vapour-R. Palmer; Timothy Dash-Bannister Jun.; Slipshod-Mrs Wells; Harriet-Miss Morris; Mrs Metaphor-Mrs Gardner. Massey, Painter, Swords are unassigned.] hathi. hathi.
Role: : Medley Actor: Edwin
Role: Nego Actor: Baddeley
Role: Beverley Actor: Staunton
Role: Crape Actor: Wood
Role: Vapour Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Timothy Dash Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Slipshod Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Mrs Metaphor Actor: Mrs Gardner. Massey, Painter, Swords are unassigned.

Dance: As17820613

Event Comment: Afterpiece: A New Comic Opera. The Music by Hooke, [text attributed to Thomas Bridges. Prologue spoken in the character of Flora by Mrs Gardner. At the conclusion Dido hangs herself in her own garters. She is cut down and gives her hand to Iarbas.


Mainpiece Title: The Brothers

Role: Jonathan Actor: Griffiths
Role: Violetta Actor: Miss Ambrose.
Role: Ironsides Actor: Woodward
Role: Belfield Jun Actor: Aickin
Role: Belfield Sen Actor: Fearon
Role: Paterson Actor: Robson
Role: Goodwin Actor: F. Gentleman
Role: Phillip Actor: Didier
Role: Skiff Actor: Farrell
Role: Francis Actor: Dancer
Role: Sir Benjamin Dove Actor: Vandermere
Role: Sophia Actor: Mrs Didier
Role: Fanny Actor: Mrs Granger
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Collett
Role: Lady Dove Actor: Mrs Gardner

Afterpiece Title: Dido

Performance Comment: Parts-Dibdin, Phillips, Vandermere, Cornelys, Robson, Hamilton, Farrell, Mas. Sewett, Groves, Mrs Didier, Miss Ambrose, Mrs Granger, Mrs Collett, Mrs Jewell. Prologue-Mrs Gardner; Eneas-Dibdin; Achates-Robson; Neptune-Phillips; Eolus-Hamilton; Vulcan-Vandermere; Iarbas-Cornelys; Antheus-Farrell; Cupid-Mas. Sewett; Dido-Mrs Didier; Juno-Miss Ambrose; Nanny-Mrs Granger; Iris-Mrs Collins; Venus-Mrs Jewell (Edition of 1771).
Role: Parts Actor: Dibdin, Phillips, Vandermere, Cornelys, Robson, Hamilton, Farrell, Mas. Sewett, Groves, Mrs Didier, Miss Ambrose, Mrs Granger, Mrs Collett, Mrs Jewell. Prologue-Mrs Gardner
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Eneas Actor: Dibdin
Role: Achates Actor: Robson
Role: Neptune Actor: Phillips
Role: Eolus Actor: Hamilton
Role: Vulcan Actor: Vandermere
Role: Iarbas Actor: Cornelys
Role: Antheus Actor: Farrell
Role: Cupid Actor: Mas. Sewett
Role: Dido Actor: Mrs Didier
Role: Juno Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Nanny Actor: Mrs Granger
Role: Iris Actor: Mrs Collins
Role: Venus Actor: Mrs Jewell

Dance: End: Double Hornpipe-Mas. and Miss West

Event Comment: By Permission. Benefit for Mrs Gardner. Note: For performance at cg 20 September, See Season of 1775-1776, p. 1911


Mainpiece Title: The Commissary

Performance Comment: As17750913, but Commissary-Mrs Gardner; Gruel-Lloyd; Fungus-Griffith; Dr Catgut, Coachman-Jacobs; Young Loveit-Lane; Paduasoy-Richards; Widow Loveit-Morris; Jenny-Miss Weller; Dolly-Young Gentlewoman; Mrs Mechlin-Mrs Williams.
Role: Commissary Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Gruel Actor: Lloyd
Role: Fungus Actor: Griffith
Role: Coachman Actor: Jacobs
Role: Young Loveit Actor: Lane
Role: Paduasoy Actor: Richards
Role: Widow Loveit Actor: Morris
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Weller
Role: Dolly Actor: Young Gentlewoman
Role: Mrs Mechlin Actor: Mrs Williams.
Role: Isaac Fungus Actor: Fearon.
Role: Dr Catgut Actor: Jacobs
Role: Simon Actor: Whitefield
Role: Bridoun Actor: Griffith
Role: Harpy Actor: Lloyd
Role: LaFleur Actor: Everard
Role: Mrs Loveit Actor: Wilson.

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Performance Comment: As17750721 but Cadwallader-Lewis; Sprightly-Chapman; Young Cape-Everard; Governor-Griffith; Vamp-Morris; Poet-Richard; Printer's Devil-Jacobs; Robin-Lloyd; Bell-Mrs Palmer; Mrs Cadwallader-Mrs Gardner.
Role: Cadwallader Actor: Lewis
Role: Sprightly Actor: Chapman
Role: Young Cape Actor: Everard
Role: Governor Actor: Griffith
Role: Vamp Actor: Morris
Role: Poet Actor: Richard
Role: Printer's Devil Actor: Jacobs
Role: Robin Actor: Lloyd
Role: Bell Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Mrs Cadwallader Actor: Mrs Gardner.
Role: Cape Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Arabella Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Governor Cape Actor: Davis

Monologue: Scene from The Register Office. As 19 Sept

Dance: Hornpipe-Everard

Event Comment: By Permission. Benefit for Mrs Gardner


Mainpiece Title: The Beaux Stratagem

Performance Comment: Scrub (By Particular Desire and for that night only)-Shuter; Aimwell-a Gentlemen; Sir Charles-R. Palmer; Foigard-Jackson; Gibbet-Brown; Boniface-Griffiths; Sullen-Lloyd; Archer-Palmer; Cherry-Miss Essex; Lady Bountiful-Mrs Palmer; Gipsey-Mrs Love; Dorinda-Miss J. Essex; Mrs Sullen-Mrs Gardner; first time. Epilogue (spoken on an Ass)-Shuter.
Role: Scrub Actor: Shuter
Role: Aimwell Actor: a Gentlemen
Role: Sir Charles Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Foigard Actor: Jackson
Role: Gibbet Actor: Brown
Role: Boniface Actor: Griffiths
Role: Sullen Actor: Lloyd
Role: Archer Actor: Palmer
Role: Cherry Actor: Miss Essex
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Gipsey Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Dorinda Actor: Miss J. Essex
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Epilogue Actor: Shuter.

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Performance Comment: See17760809, but to Avoid confusion full cast listed. Major Sturgeon-Bannister; Jerry Sneak-Parsons; Sir Jacob-Lloyd; Crispin-Jackson; Bruin-Griffiths; Mrs Bruin-Mrs Palmer; Mrs Sneak-Mrs Gardner.
Role: Major Sturgeon Actor: Bannister
Role: Jerry Sneak Actor: Parsons
Role: Sir Jacob Actor: Lloyd
Role: Crispin Actor: Jackson
Role: Bruin Actor: Griffiths
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Mrs Gardner.

Entertainment: End II: The Cries of London-Shuter; II: Imitations-Master Russell; IV: Scene of Lady Pentweazle (from Taste) Lady Pentweazle -Mas. Russell; End: Interlude from the Register Office-Lloyd, Miss Francis, Mrs Gardner

Performance Comment: Russell; End: Interlude from the Register Office-Lloyd, Miss Francis, Mrs Gardner.
Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Everard. 1st piece [1st time; PREL 1, by Sarah Gardner. Larpent MS 1101; not published]. 2nd piece: Never acted here [acted 19 Aug. 1784]. [3rd piece: Prologue by Samuel Foote.] Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. The Doors to be opened at 5:00. To begin at 6:15. Tickets to be had at No. 21, Carey-street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields; New Slaughter's Coffee-house, St. Martin's-lane; of Adams, the Duke of Clarence Coffee-house, Haymarket; and of Everard, at Mr Shade's, Woburn-street, near Drury Lane Theatre


Mainpiece Title: Mrs Doggrell In Her Altitudes; Or, The Effects Of A West India Ramble

Performance Comment: Characters-Everard, Mrs Gardner; [Larpent MS lists the parts: Freeman , Hearley , Trunnell , Tom , Mrs Doggrell .] A new Occasional Prologue-Thornton.
Related Works
Related Work: Mrs. Doggrell in her Altitudes; or, The Effects of a West India Ramble Author(s): Sarah Gardner

Afterpiece Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Performance Comment: Lord Ogleby (for that night only)-Thornton (of the Theatre-Royal Windsor; 1st appearance in London); Canton-Everard (late of the Theatre-Royal Drury-Lane); Miss Sterling-A Young Lady (1st appearance on any stage [unidentified]); Mrs Heidelberg-Mrs Gardner (1st appearance since her return from the West Indies).
Role: Lord Ogleby Actor: Thornton
Role: Theatre Actor: Royal Windsor
Role: Canton Actor: Everard
Role: late of the Theatre Actor:
Role: Royal Drury Actor:
Role: Miss Sterling Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Mrs Heidelberg Actor: Mrs Gardner

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Performance Comment: Cadwallader (with the original Prologue)-Everard; Prologue-Everard; Mrs Cadwallader-Mrs Gardner.
Role: Cadwallader Actor: Everard
Role: Prologue Actor: Everard
Role: Mrs Cadwallader Actor: Mrs Gardner.


Mainpiece Title: The School Of Shakespeare; Or, Humours And Passions

Performance Comment: [Given in a regular Representation of several of his most favourite and capital Scenes. With Dresses and Scenery suited to the Characters and their Situations. The inimitable Scenes of the Poet, selected for the Purpose, and digested into Five Acts, will exemplify, in the strongest Colours of our immortal Bard, Vanity, Parental Tenderness, Cruelty, Filial Piety, and Ambition. ACT I. Vanity, in the First Part of Henry IV parts of II. i and iv]. Sir John Falstaff-Digges; Francis-Edwin; Poins-R. Palmer; Peto-Painter; Bardolph-Massey; Gadshill-Ledger [Public Advertiser: Kenny]; Carriers-Stevens, Barrett; Prince of Wales-Palmer; Hostess-Mrs Love; [ACT II. Parental Tenderness, in the Second Part of Henry IV [parts of IV. iv and v, and parts of v. ii]. King Henry-Bensley; Clarence-Miss Wood; Prince John-Miss Francis; Gloster-Miss Painter; Chief Justice-Gardner; Westmoreland-Davis; Attendant-Painter; Prince of Wales-Palmer; [ACT III. Cruelty, in The Merchant of Venice [IV. i]. Shylock-Digges; Antonio-Gardner; Bassanio-Staunton; Duke-Usher; Gratiano-Lamash; Salanio-Davis; Nerissa-Mrs Wilson; Portia-Mrs Massey; [ACT IV. Filial Piety, in the Closet Scene in Hamlet [III. iii and iv]. Hamlet-Bannister Jun.; King-Gardner; Polonius-Wilson; Ghost-Staunton; Queen-Miss Sherry; [ACT V. Ambition, in Henry VIII [III. ii]. Cardinal Wolsey-Digges; Surry-Aickin; Suffolk-Lamash; Lord Chamberlain-Egan; Norfolk-Davis; Cromwell-R. Palmer; King Henry-Usher.
Role: Sir John Falstaff Actor: Digges
Role: Francis Actor: Edwin
Role: Poins Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Peto Actor: Painter
Role: Bardolph Actor: Massey
Role: Gadshill Actor: Ledger
Role: Carriers Actor: Stevens, Barrett
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Palmer
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Love
Role: King Henry Actor: Bensley
Role: Clarence Actor: Miss Wood
Role: Prince John Actor: Miss Francis
Role: Gloster Actor: Miss Painter
Role: Chief Justice Actor: Gardner
Role: Westmoreland Actor: Davis
Role: Attendant Actor: Painter
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Palmer
Role: Shylock Actor: Digges
Role: Antonio Actor: Gardner
Role: Bassanio Actor: Staunton
Role: Duke Actor: Usher
Role: Gratiano Actor: Lamash
Role: Salanio Actor: Davis
Role: Nerissa Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Portia Actor: Mrs Massey
Role: Hamlet Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: King Actor: Gardner
Role: Polonius Actor: Wilson
Role: Ghost Actor: Staunton
Role: Queen Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Cardinal Wolsey Actor: Digges
Role: Surry Actor: Aickin
Role: Suffolk Actor: Lamash
Role: Lord Chamberlain Actor: Egan
Role: Norfolk Actor: Davis
Role: Cromwell Actor: R. Palmer
Role: King Henry Actor: Usher.

Afterpiece Title: The Waterman; or, The First of August

Role: Tug Actor: Bannister
Role: Bundle Actor: Massey
Role: Robin Actor: Edwin
Role: Mrs Bundle Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Wilhelmina Actor: Miss Harper.

Dance: As17810620

Entertainment: Before the Curtain draws up: the celebrated Cento (written by Richard? Berenger, in honor of Shakespeare)-Bannister Jun

Role: Actor: Bannister Jun.


Mainpiece Title: The Commissary

Performance Comment: Parts by: Foote, Shuter, Davis, Costollo, Parsons, Preston, Tindal, Gardner, Keen, Johnson, Mrs Granger, Miss Reynolds, Miss Cheney. Zachary Fungus-Foote; Isaac Fungus-Costollo; Gruel-Shuter; Dr Catgut-Parsons; Simon-Preston; Young Loveit-Davis; Bridoun-Gardner; Paduasoy-Keen; Hackney Coachman-Parsons; Mrs Mechlin-Miss Cheney; Mrs Loveit-Shuter; Dolly-Miss Reynolds; Jenny-Mrs Granger; Harpy-Tindal; La Fleur-Johnson (Edition of 1765).
Role: Zachary Fungus Actor: Foote
Role: Isaac Fungus Actor: Costollo
Role: Gruel Actor: Shuter
Role: Dr Catgut Actor: Parsons
Role: Simon Actor: Preston
Role: Young Loveit Actor: Davis
Role: Bridoun Actor: Gardner
Role: Paduasoy Actor: Keen
Role: Hackney Coachman Actor: Parsons
Role: Mrs Mechlin Actor: Miss Cheney
Role: Mrs Loveit Actor: Shuter
Role: Dolly Actor: Miss Reynolds
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Granger
Role: Harpy Actor: Tindal
Role: La Fleur Actor: Johnson

Afterpiece Title: The Knights

Role: Hartop Actor: Foote
Role: Tim Actor: Costollo
Role: Jenkins Actor: Davis
Role: Sir Gregory Actor: Shuter.

Dance: I: A New Hornpipe-Miss Snow; End: A Comic Dance-Master Clinton, Miss Street


Mainpiece Title: The Inconstant

Performance Comment: As17651017, but Dugard-Gardner; Bravos-Weller, +Murden, _Dunstall, _Gardner.
Role: Dugard Actor: Gardner
Role: Bravos Actor:
Role: Young Mirabel Actor: Smith
Role: Old Mirabel Actor: Shuter
Role: Duretete Actor: Woodward
Role: Petit Actor: Cushing
Role: Page Actor: Mas. Besford
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Allen
Role: Oriana Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Lamorce Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Bizarre Actor: Miss Macklin.

Afterpiece Title: The Chaplet

Role: Damon Actor: Mattocks
Role: Palaemon Actor: Baker
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Pastora Actor: Miss Poitier.

Dance: III: The Venetian Gardeners, as17650925; End: Rural Love, as17651115