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Event Comment: Benefit for Sedgwick. 2nd piece: Never performed here. True Briton, 2 June: Tickets to be had of Sedgwick, No. 22, corner of George-street, Adelphi. Receipts: #409 1s. (91.8.6; 67.5.6; 2.10.6; tickets: 247.16.6) (charge: #211 19s. 5d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Child Of Nature

Afterpiece Title: Robin Hood

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Song: In the course of the evening: The Storm-Incledon

Event Comment: Benefit for Portal, Gibson, Percey, George, Bowley, Stevenson, Woollams, Massingham [box-keepers]. In consequence of the Indisposition of two Principal Performers The Fairy Festival [advertised on playbill of 13 June] cannot be performed this Evening. Receipts: #567 17s. 6d. (31.0.6; 30.19.0; 2.14.0; tickets: 503.4.0) (charge: #213 16s.)


Mainpiece Title: The Suspicious Husband

Afterpiece Title: The Sultan

Ballet: End afterpiece: The Scotch Ghost. As17961221


Mainpiece Title: The Ugly Club

Performance Comment: Characters by Palmer, Russell, Holland, Wewitzer, Wathen, Dignum, Hollingsworth, Dowton, R. Palmer, Maddocks, Mrs Walcot, Miss Tidswell, Mrs Bland.Cast from text (George Cawthorn, 1798): Tonnage-Palmer; Diaphanous-Russell; Spondee-Holland; Hugh Goblin-Wewitzer; Crank-Wathen; Limp-Dignum; Crasis-Hollingsworth; Shin-Dowton; Gibbous-R. Palmer; Landlork-Maddocks; Nell Trot-Mrs Walcot; Luce-Miss Tidswell; Miss Mary-Mrs Bland.

Afterpiece Title: The Castle-Spectre

Afterpiece Title: A Nosegay of Weeds; or, Old Servants in New Places

Event Comment: Benefit for Portal, Stevenson, Percey. George, Bowley, Woollams, Massingham, J. Edwards, Chumbley [box-keepers]. Receipts: #41 10s. 6d. (21.3.6; 20.7.0; 0.0.0; tickets: none listed) (charge: #201 8s. 8d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Entertainment: MonologueEnd: Collins's Ode on the Passions-Palmer

Event Comment: By Command of Their Majesties. "George? Dance, @R. A., was at Covent Garden on Wednesday evening when his musical Composition of One and All [for a band] was performed before his Majesty, with much applause" (Joseph Farington,@Diary [26 Cct.], 1922, I, 243). Receipts: #628 8s. 6d. (620.17.6; 7.11.0)


Mainpiece Title: Lover's Vows

Afterpiece Title: The Spoil'd Child

Event Comment: [Mainpiece in place of George Barnwell, advertised on playbill of 8 Nov.] Receipts: #250 7s. (165.7; 81.10; 3.10)


Mainpiece Title: The Jew

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Related Work: The Jew of Venice Author(s): George Granville, Lord Lansdowne

Afterpiece Title: Blue-Beard

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Related Work: Blue-Beard; or, Female Curiosity! Author(s): George Colman, the younger
Event Comment: Mme Allegranti continuing so seriously indisposed, as in opinion of Sir George Baker, to render her immediate appearance [in Il Matrimonio Segreto, advertised in Morning Chronicle, 5 Apr.] extremely dangerous [see 9 Apr.]


Mainpiece Title: La Frascatana

Dance: As17990330

Event Comment: Benefit for Holman. Mainpiece: Acted but once [28 Mar. 1795] these 5 years. In IV a Grand Banquet. Morning Chronicle, 1 Apr.: Tickets to he had of Holman, No. 73, New-street, Hanover-square. Account-Book: Paid George? Papendick for [unspecified] Manuscript Plays of Kotzebue #200. Receipts: #350 2s. (257.6; 6.1; tickets: 86.15)


Mainpiece Title: Alexander The Great

Afterpiece Title: Lock and Key

Song: II: the Grand Truimphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon. Vocal Parts-Johnstone, Incledon, Townsend, Hill, Linton, Street, Lee, Little, Sawyer, Tett, Miss Waters, Mrs Atkins, Mrs Chapman, Miss Mitchell, Miss Wheatley, Mrs Iliff, Miss Sims, Mrs Whitmore, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follet, Miss Leserve, Mrs Castelle, Mrs Martyr; End: Black Ey'd Susan-Incledon; End I afterpiece: The Death of Admiral Benbow-Incledon


Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Eighth

Performance Comment: King Henry-Holman; Cromwell-Lewis; Bishop of Winchester-Munden; Lord Sands-Fawcett; Duke of Buckingham-H. Johnston; Earl of Surry-Knight; Cranmer-Murray; Doctor Butts-Emery (1st and positively the Only Time of the above Performers appearing in those Characters); Duke of Norfolk-Whitfield; Duke of Suffolk-Waddy; Campeius-Davenport; Brandon, Usher-Claremont; Lord Chamberlain-Clarke; Sir George [recte Thomas] Lovel-Farley; Surveyor-Thompson; Chancellor-Whitmore; Porter-Rees; Capucius-Abbot; Porter's Man-Wilde; Cryer-Street; Serjeant-Lee; Abergavenny-Curties; Cardinal Wolsey-Pope; Anne Bullen-Miss Chapman; Patience (with a song, composed by Attwood)-Mrs Atkins; Queen Catherine (1st time)-Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: Hartford Bridge

Song: In course of Evening: Black Ey'd Susan-Incledon; Tomorrow-Incledon

Music: Preceding: Grand Sonata on the Piano Forte-Master Parker; with a new Rondo-Master Parker (Haydn); End I: a celebrated Lesson of Nicolai-Master Parker

Entertainment: Monologues End II: Alexander's Feast-Master Parker; End: Grand Address to the Audience-Master Parker


Mainpiece Title: Lover's Vows

Afterpiece Title: The Jew and the Doctor

Song: End II: Hope told a flattering tale-Mrs Ferguson; accompanied on the Pedal Harp-Weippert

Music: End I: Grand Sonata on the Piano Forte, as17990515; End IV: Lesson of Nicolai, as17990515

Entertainment: Monologues Before: [Collins' Ode on the Passions-Master Parker; End III: The Birth Day Ode [by Henry James Pye, 1st performed at St. James's Palace, 4 June, the birthday of George III]-Master Parker; End: Imitations-Mrs Sumbel (late $Mrs Wells)

Performance Comment: James's Palace, 4 June, the birthday of George III]-Master Parker; End: Imitations-Mrs Sumbel (late $Mrs Wells).
Event Comment: Benefit for Portal, Stevenson, Percey, George, Bowley, Woollams, Massingham, Edwards and Chumbley [box-keepers]. Mainpiece: In II a Masquerade. Receipts: #61 3s. (26.4.0; 24.4.0; 0.12.6; odd money: 10.2.6; tickets: none listed) (charge: #211 17s. 6d.)


Mainpiece Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Afterpiece Title: No Song No Supper

Event Comment: "...Richard III, which I saw performed at Drury-lane theatre at the beginning of the present season...The dresses of the characters which here make their appearance are in the usual half-and-half mode, made up from portraits of Charles I's reign, and from unrestrained fancy. Richard's habit, indeed, shews a faint hint, at the costume of his day; but how modernized! A fancy cap and feather,with a milliner's white-ribband rose, sewed thereon. A deep ruff, of that make not known until the reign of James I From the neck depends a ribband With the George: this decoration never seen in paintings till about the fashions of the abovementioned monarch's court. On his legs and feet, white silk stockings, white shoes, and red roses. These latter ornaments unknown before Elizabeth or James I's modes of dress prevailed; at any rate, they should have been white ones to have accorded with the party-badge in his cap." Writer signing himself "An Artist and an Antiquary" in Gentleman's Magazine, Apr. 1800, p. 319. Receipts: #225 16s. 6d. (178.3.6; 47.12.0; 0.1.0)


Mainpiece Title: King Richard The Third

Afterpiece Title: The Embarkation

Event Comment: The last time of the Company's performing this Season. Benefit for Portal, Stevenson, Percey, George, Bowley, Woollams, Massingham, J. Edwards, Chumbley [box-keepers]. Receipts: #54 3s. (32.2; 22.1; 0.0; tickets: none listed) (charge: none listed)


Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Afterpiece Title: The Follies of a Day

Song: In course evening: The Soldier tir'd of War's alarms-Miss Stephens; End I afterpiece: Crazy Jane-Mrs Bland

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; CO 3, by Joseph George Holman]: The Overture and the whold of the Musick by Davy. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. [Miss Wheatley was from cg.] Morning Chronicle, 20 Aug. 1800: This day at twelve o'clock is published What a Blunder! (2s.)


Mainpiece Title: What A Blunder

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Related Work: What a Blunder! Author(s): Joseph George Holman

Afterpiece Title: The Deaf Lover