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Performances

Mainpiece Title: Columbus

Cast
Role: Principal characters Actor: Lewis, Quick, Holman, Pope, Farren, Munden, Harley, Macready, Cubitt, Powel, Thompson, Evatt, Mrs Esten, Mrs Pope. Cast from text
Role: Harry Herbert Actor: Lewis
Role: Doctor Actor: Quick
Role: Alonzo Actor: Holman
Role: Columbus Actor: Pope
Role: Orozimbo Actor: Farren
Role: Bribon Actor: Munden
Role: Solasco Actor: Harley
Role: Roldan Actor: Macready
Role: Moscoso Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catalpo Actor: Powel
Role: Valverdo Actor: Thompson
Role: Cuto Actor: Evatt
Role: Captain Actor: Farley
Role: Nelti Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Cora Actor: Mrs Pope

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Road To Ruin

Cast
Role: Sulky Actor: Cubitt.
Role: Sophia Actor: Miss Grist
Role: Characters Actor: Johnstone, Macready, Lewis.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Columbus

Cast
Role: Principal characters Actor: Lewis, Quick, Holman, Pope, Farren, Munden, Harley, Macready, Cubitt, Powel, Thompson, Evatt, Mrs Esten, Mrs Pope. Cast from text
Role: Harry Herbert Actor: Lewis
Role: Doctor Actor: Quick
Role: Alonzo Actor: Holman
Role: Columbus Actor: Pope
Role: Orozimbo Actor: Farren
Role: Bribon Actor: Munden
Role: Solasco Actor: Harley
Role: Roldan Actor: Macready
Role: Moscoso Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catalpo Actor: Powel
Role: Valverdo Actor: Thompson
Role: Cuto Actor: Evatt
Role: Captain Actor: Farley
Role: Nelti Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Cora Actor: Mrs Pope

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Cast
Role: Paris Actor: Evatt
Role: Balthazar Actor: Ledger.
Role: Romeo Actor: Holman
Role: Capulet Actor: Powel
Role: Benvolio Actor: Davies
Role: Friar Lawrence Actor: Hull
Role: Prince Actor: Macready
Role: Tibalt Actor: Cubitt
Role: Mercutio Actor: Lewis
Role: Lady Capulet Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Juliet Actor: Mrs Esten.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Song: As17921126

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Columbus

Cast
Role: Principal characters Actor: Lewis, Quick, Holman, Pope, Farren, Munden, Harley, Macready, Cubitt, Powel, Thompson, Evatt, Mrs Esten, Mrs Pope. Cast from text
Role: Harry Herbert Actor: Lewis
Role: Doctor Actor: Quick
Role: Alonzo Actor: Holman
Role: Columbus Actor: Pope
Role: Orozimbo Actor: Farren
Role: Bribon Actor: Munden
Role: Solasco Actor: Harley
Role: Roldan Actor: Macready
Role: Moscoso Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catalpo Actor: Powel
Role: Valverdo Actor: Thompson
Role: Cuto Actor: Evatt
Role: Captain Actor: Farley
Role: Nelti Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Cora Actor: Mrs Pope

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Castle Of Andalusia

Cast
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Johnstone
Role: Spado Actor: Quick
Role: Pedrillo Actor: Munden
Role: Phillippo Actor: Gray
Role: Don Scipio Actor: Powel
Role: Don Caesar Actor: Darley
Role: Don Juan Actor: Cubitt
Role: Rapino Actor: Rock
Role: Sanguinus Actor: Thompson
Role: Lopez Actor: Evatt
Role: Alphonso Actor: Incledon
Role: Victoria Actor: Mrs Blanchard
Role: Catalina Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Isabel Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Lorenza Actor: Mrs Clendining

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Columbus

Cast
Role: Principal characters Actor: Lewis, Quick, Holman, Pope, Farren, Munden, Harley, Macready, Cubitt, Powel, Thompson, Evatt, Mrs Esten, Mrs Pope. Cast from text
Role: Harry Herbert Actor: Lewis
Role: Doctor Actor: Quick
Role: Alonzo Actor: Holman
Role: Columbus Actor: Pope
Role: Orozimbo Actor: Farren
Role: Bribon Actor: Munden
Role: Solasco Actor: Harley
Role: Roldan Actor: Macready
Role: Moscoso Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catalpo Actor: Powel
Role: Valverdo Actor: Thompson
Role: Cuto Actor: Evatt
Role: Captain Actor: Farley
Role: Nelti Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Cora Actor: Mrs Pope

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Road To Ruin

Cast
Role: Sulky Actor: Cubitt.
Role: Sophia Actor: Miss Grist
Role: Characters Actor: Johnstone, Macready, Lewis.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Cast
Role: Pantomimic Characters Harlequin Actor: Boyce
Role: Clodpole Actor: Follett
Role: Squire Foxchase Actor: Farley
Role: Paddy Rooney O'Gaffey Actor: Rock
Role: Sir Gregory Whimsey Actor: Hawtin
Role: Father Paul Actor: Powel
Role: Pudding Boy Actor: Master Hodgins
Role: Cook Actor: Gaurion
Role: Smuggler Actor: King
Role: Cooper Actor: Blurton
Role: Jew Actor: Wilde
Role: Alderman Actor: Rowson
Role: Captain Actor: Thompson
Role: Starved Friar Actor: Griffiths
Role: Lover's Servant Actor: Simmons
Role: Waterman Actor: Platt
Role: Baker Actor: Thompson
Role: Fishwoman Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Mother Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Leserve
Role: Apollo Garden Scenes Actor: Miss Paye, Mrs Masters, Miss Barnett, Mrs Rock
Role: Colombine Actor: Mme Rossi
Role: Lieutenant Actor: Incledon
Role: Old England Forever! Actor: Incledon
Role: Shipwrights Actor: Gray, Street, Linton
Role: God preserve his Majesty Actor: Gray, Street, Linton
Role: Cobler Actor: Fawcett
Role: Song Actor: Fawcett
Role: Punch Actor: Munden
Role: Punch's Song Actor: Munden
Role: Skaiters Actor: Gray, Linton
Role: This bleak and frosty Morning Actor: Gray, Linton
Role: Mother Shipton Actor: Mr Darley.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Columbus

Cast
Role: Principal characters Actor: Lewis, Quick, Holman, Pope, Farren, Munden, Harley, Macready, Cubitt, Powel, Thompson, Evatt, Mrs Esten, Mrs Pope. Cast from text
Role: Harry Herbert Actor: Lewis
Role: Doctor Actor: Quick
Role: Alonzo Actor: Holman
Role: Columbus Actor: Pope
Role: Orozimbo Actor: Farren
Role: Bribon Actor: Munden
Role: Solasco Actor: Harley
Role: Roldan Actor: Macready
Role: Moscoso Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catalpo Actor: Powel
Role: Valverdo Actor: Thompson
Role: Cuto Actor: Evatt
Role: Captain Actor: Farley
Role: Nelti Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Cora Actor: Mrs Pope

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Distrest Mother

Cast
Role: Orestes Actor: Holman
Role: Pylades Actor: Davies
Role: Phoenix Actor: Macready
Role: Pyrrhus Actor: Pope
Role: Hermione Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Cephisa Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Cleone Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Andromache Actor: A Young Lady

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Columbus

Cast
Role: Principal characters Actor: Lewis, Quick, Holman, Pope, Farren, Munden, Harley, Macready, Cubitt, Powel, Thompson, Evatt, Mrs Esten, Mrs Pope. Cast from text
Role: Harry Herbert Actor: Lewis
Role: Doctor Actor: Quick
Role: Alonzo Actor: Holman
Role: Columbus Actor: Pope
Role: Orozimbo Actor: Farren
Role: Bribon Actor: Munden
Role: Solasco Actor: Harley
Role: Roldan Actor: Macready
Role: Moscoso Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catalpo Actor: Powel
Role: Valverdo Actor: Thompson
Role: Cuto Actor: Evatt
Role: Captain Actor: Farley
Role: Nelti Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Cora Actor: Mrs Pope

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Columbus

Cast
Role: Principal characters Actor: Lewis, Quick, Holman, Pope, Farren, Munden, Harley, Macready, Cubitt, Powel, Thompson, Evatt, Mrs Esten, Mrs Pope. Cast from text
Role: Harry Herbert Actor: Lewis
Role: Doctor Actor: Quick
Role: Alonzo Actor: Holman
Role: Columbus Actor: Pope
Role: Orozimbo Actor: Farren
Role: Bribon Actor: Munden
Role: Solasco Actor: Harley
Role: Roldan Actor: Macready
Role: Moscoso Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catalpo Actor: Powel
Role: Valverdo Actor: Thompson
Role: Cuto Actor: Evatt
Role: Captain Actor: Farley
Role: Nelti Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Cora Actor: Mrs Pope

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Road To Ruin

Cast
Role: Sulky Actor: Cubitt.
Role: Sophia Actor: Miss Grist
Role: Characters Actor: Johnstone, Macready, Lewis.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Columbus

Cast
Role: Principal characters Actor: Lewis, Quick, Holman, Pope, Farren, Munden, Harley, Macready, Cubitt, Powel, Thompson, Evatt, Mrs Esten, Mrs Pope. Cast from text
Role: Harry Herbert Actor: Lewis
Role: Doctor Actor: Quick
Role: Alonzo Actor: Holman
Role: Columbus Actor: Pope
Role: Orozimbo Actor: Farren
Role: Bribon Actor: Munden
Role: Solasco Actor: Harley
Role: Roldan Actor: Macready
Role: Moscoso Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catalpo Actor: Powel
Role: Valverdo Actor: Thompson
Role: Cuto Actor: Evatt
Role: Captain Actor: Farley
Role: Nelti Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Cora Actor: Mrs Pope

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum

Dance: As17921226

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2, by Charles Dibdin. After being altered and enlarged this was billed as Harlequin Every-where (see 27 Dec.)]: With entire new Music; new Scenes, Dresses and Decorations. The Music composed by Dibdin; the Scenes designed and executed by Richards, Carver, Hodgins, Cipriani. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. The Orphan [announced on playbill of 29 Nov.] is deferred on account of Mrs Hartley's Indisposition. Account-Book, 13 Nov.: Paid Hodgins, painter, 14 weeks salary #36 15s. Public Advertiser, 1 Dec. 1779: This Afternoon is bublishpublished The Mirror (1s.). Receipts: #180 18s. (168.1; 12.17)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Cast
Role: Marplot Actor: Lewis
Role: Sir George Airy Actor: Wroughton
Role: Charles Actor: Whitfield
Role: Sir Jealous Traffic Actor: Thompson
Role: Sir Francis Gripe Actor: Quick
Role: Whisper Actor: Cushing
Role: Scentwell Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Isabinda Actor: Mrs Lessingham
Role: Patch Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Bulkley.

Afterpiece Title: The Mirror; or, Harlequin Every-where

Cast
Role: Jupiter Actor: Robson
Role: Pluto Actor: Baker
Role: Minos Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Belphegor Actor: Reinhold
Role: Astorath Actor: Doyle
Role: Cryer of Minos' Court Actor: Thompson
Role: Poor Spirit Actor: Brundson
Role: 3 Antipodeans Actor:
Role: Mercury Actor: J. Wilson
Role: Harlequin Actor: W. Bates
Role: Punch Actor: Edwin
Role: Lieutenant Actor: Booth
Role: Sailor Actor: Fearon
Role: Ceres Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Little Girl Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Prude Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Sicilians Actor: Mrs Willems, Miss Green
Role: Colombine Actor: Miss Brown
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 3 (and see 18 Jan.), by Charles Dibdin, with one scene by Hannah Cowley. Synopsis of action in Public Advertiser, 5 Jan.]: A Speaking Pantomime, in 3 parts. With new overture, airs, duets, chorus, &c. With new Dresses, Scenes [by Richards, Carver, Garvey and Hodgins (Public Advertiser, 2 Jan.)], Machinery and Decorations. The Music entirely new, composed by Dibdin. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. Public Advertiser, 4 Jan. 1779: This Afternoon at Four will be published the Songs in The Touchstone (6d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: George Barnwell

Cast
Role: Barnwell Actor: Wroughton
Role: Thorowgood Actor: Hull
Role: Trueman Actor: Whitfield
Role: Uncle Actor: Fearon
Role: Blunt Actor: Thompson
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Millwood Actor: Mrs Jackson.

Afterpiece Title: The Touchstone; or, Harlequin Traveller

Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Keel Actor: Wilson
Role: Scaramouche Actor: Delpini
Role: French Officer Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Watchman Actor: Mahon
Role: Pierrot Actor: Reinhold
Role: Feridon Actor: Mrs Farrell
Role: Colombine Actor: Miss Brown
Role: Pantaloon Actor:
Role: Mezetin Actor:
Role: Padmanada Actor:
Role: Lord Actor:
Role: O'Donnavan Actor:
Role: Oriel Actor:
Role: Custom@house Officer Actor:
Role: Centinel Actor:
Role: Landlord Actor:
Role: Gentlemen Actor:

Dance: In afterpiece: Dagueville, Miss Valois. [The dancing, as here assigned, was included in all subsequent performances, except on 4 Feb., 7 Apr., 10 May.

Song: In I: song-Leoni

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2 (?), by Charles Dibdin and James Messink; synopsis of plot in London Chronicle, 30 Dec.]: To conclude with a Procession of the principal Grand Masters, from the Creation to the present Century, dressed in the Habits of their respective Ages and Countries. With new Music [by Charles Dibdin], Scenes, Dresses, Pageants, and Decorations. The paintings executed by Richards, Carver, Hodgins, and assistants. Books of the Songs, with an Explanation of the Pageants, to be had at the Theatre. Nothing under full Price will be taken. "To give magnificence a meaning, and unite antiquarian knowledge with polite entertainment, was a task hitherto unattempted by the contrivers of our Pantomime exhibitions. Such praise, however, the acting manager of Covent Garden theatre may justly claim, on the score of Harlequin Free-Mason, which is now representing before greater crowds than perhaps were ever attracted by Perseus and Andromeda [in 1730], the Rape of Proserpine [in 1727], or the celebrated Sorcerer [i.e. The Magician, in 1721]. The beauty of the first scene, in which a setting sun is admirably contrived, the Dutch winter piece, with numberless skate[r]s moving in the most natural attitudes, and, above all, the imperfect building, finished in a moment at the command of Harlequin, can be exceeded only by the pomp of the historic procession which closes the whole, and offers the richest and most intelligent spectacle that ever yet appeared on an English stage" (Gentleman's Magazine, Feb. 1781, pp. 58-59, which also prints a detailed description of the pageant). Account-Book, 1 Feb.: Paid Dibdin for music of Harlequin Free-Mason #70. Receipts: #236 2s. (230.3; 5.19)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Suspicious Husband

Cast
Role: Strictland Actor: Thompson
Role: Tester Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Jacintha Actor: Mrs Lewis
Role: Ranger Actor: Lewis
Role: Jack Meggot Actor: Booth
Role: Bellamy Actor: Whitfield
Role: Buckle Actor: Cushing
Role: Simon Actor: Smith
Role: Frankly Actor: Wroughton
Role: Mrs Strictland Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Milliner Actor: Miss Stewart
Role: Lucetta Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Free-Mason

Cast
Role: Hiram Abbif Actor:
Role: Master Mason Actor:
Role: Bacchanal Actor:
Role: Skaters Actor:
Role: Masons Actor:
Role: Lawyers Actor:
Role: Harlequin Actor:
Role: Jew Actor:
Role: Colombine Actor:
Role: Fish Women Actor:
Role: Virgins Actor:
Role: assigns Dutch Lover Actor: Wewitzer
Event Comment: The last Night of the Company's performing this Season. Receipts: #180 12s. (after-money not listed). Account-Book, 18 June: Paid Harris for his trouble in superintending the Business of the Theatre #500; Garton in full for salary this season #230; Hull for salary as acting manager #150; Mrs Yates in lieu of cloathes this season #200; Cooper, printer, #347 9s.; Carver, painter, #245 18s.; Hodgins, painter, #141 15s.; Received of Their Majesties this season #100; of the Prince of Wales #65. 27 June: Paid Hull in lieu of a benefit #100, Mrs Lessingham #70, Mrs Morton #21. 17 July: Paid one year's Land Tax #122 10s.; Macklin in full for season #217 10s.; Received Stage Forfeits #35 4s. 6d. 23 July: Paid Hawkes, coal merchant, #173 5s. 28 Aug.: Paid Hawkes, tallow chandler, #331 10s. 4 Sept.: Paid Barrett, wax chandler, #426 9s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Man Of The World

Cast
Role: Sir Pertinax Macsycophant Actor: Macklin
Role: Egerton Actor: Lewis
Role: Lord Lumbercourt Actor: Wilson
Role: Sidney Actor: Aickin
Role: Melville Actor: Clarke
Role: Counsellor Plausible Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Serjeant Eitherside Actor: Booth
Role: Tomlins Actor: L'Estrange
Role: John Actor: Thompson
Role: Sam Actor: J. Wilson
Role: Lady Macsycophant Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Constantia Actor: Miss Satchell
Role: Betty Hint Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Nanny Actor: Mrs Davenett
Role: Lady Rodolpha Lumbercourt Actor: Miss Younge

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Free-Mason

Cast
Role: Hiram Abbif Actor:
Role: Master Mason Actor:
Role: Bacchanal Actor:
Role: Skaters Actor:
Role: Masons Actor:
Role: Lawyers Actor:
Role: Harlequin Actor:
Role: Jew Actor:
Role: Colombine Actor:
Role: Fish Women Actor:
Role: Virgins Actor:
Role: assigns Dutch Lover Actor: Wewitzer
Event Comment: Afterpiece: To conclude with a Procession of the principal Grand Masters, from the Creation to the present Century, dressed in the Habits of their respective Ages and Countries. With new Music [by Charles Dibdin], Scenes, Dresses, Pageants, and Decorations. The Paintings by Richards, Carver, Hodgins. The Pantomime by Messink. Books of the Songs, with an Explanation of the Pageants, to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #224 0s. 6d. (223/5/6; 0/15/0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Cast
Role: Peter Actor: Stevens
Role: Apothecary Actor: Jones
Role: Romeo Actor: A Gentleman
Role: Capulet Actor: Clarke
Role: Friar Lawrence Actor: Hull
Role: Benvolio Actor: Booth
Role: Escalus Actor: Fearon
Role: Paris Actor: J. Bates
Role: Tibalt Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Montague Actor: Thompson
Role: Friar John Actor: Bates
Role: Mercutio Actor: Lewis
Role: Lady Capulet Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Juliet Actor: Miss Satchell

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Free-Mason

Song: As17810924

Event Comment: [Miss Cleland, who was from the Edinburgh theatre, is identified in Lysons, Collectanea. Cleland was a stage name; her real name was Buttery.] Afterpiece [1st time; P 2, by James Messink]: To conclude with an exact Representation of the Procession at an Eastern Marriage [based on sketches made in India by Tilly Kettle, the portrait painter (Theatre Notebook, VIII, 6)]. The Scenery by Richards, Carver, Hodgins, Cipriani, Catton and others. The Music composed by [Michael] Arne. The Pantomime by Messink. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. Public Advertiser, 12 Jan. 1782: The Openings between every Scene and all internal parts of the Theatre are now so crouded by people absolutely necessary in one character or another that were they not judiciously arranged and marshalled, they would stand in each other's way, and create inextricable confusion. All that appears before an Audience as moving with the ease, regularity and promptitude of clock-work is the result of much Contrivance and many exertions of bodily Labour. Ibid, 16 Feb. 1782: This Day is published The Choice of Harlequin (1s.). Receipts: #270 19s. (265/15; 5/4)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: George Barnwell

Cast
Role: Maria Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Barnwell Actor: Wroughton
Role: Thorowgood Actor: Hull
Role: Trueman Actor: Whitfield
Role: Uncle Actor: Fearon
Role: Blunt Actor: Thompson
Role: Millwood Actor: Mrs Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: The Choice of Harlequin; or, The Indian Chief

Song: As17811109

Event Comment: Afterpiece: To conclude with an Exact Representation of the Procession at an Eastern Marriage. The Scenery by Richards, Carver, Hodgins, Cipriani, Catton and others. The Music composed by [Michael] Arne. Receipts: #218 11s. (214/1/6; 4/9/6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Zara

Cast
Role: Lusignan Actor: Henderson
Role: Nerestan Actor: Whitfield
Role: Orasmin Actor: Fearon
Role: Charillon Actor: Hull
Role: Melidor Actor: Thompson
Role: Osman Actor: Wroughton
Role: Selima Actor: Mrs Whitfield
Role: Zara Actor: Miss Younge

Afterpiece Title: The Choice of Harlequin; or, The Indian Chief

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2, by John O'Keeffe. MS: Larpent 608; not published. CG playbill of 16 Nov. 1795 has a detailed synopsis of the action]: Intermixed with Songs and Dialogue. With new Music, Scenes, Dresses, Machinery, and Decorations. The new Music composed by Shield. The new Scenes designed by Richards, and executed by Richards, Hodgins, and assistants. To conclude with a Representation of the Lord Mayor's Show on the Water. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. "As to the Pantomime it wanted nothing on the first Night but Abbreviations . . . [which should be] omission of the Doctors, the two Women of the Town, and the whole of Edwin's Character" (Public Advertiser, 27 Nov.). Gentleman's Magazine, Jan. 1783, pp. 29-31, contains a detailed synopsis of the procession, and adds, "The personages of this procession were all dressed in the characters of the time in which they lived, and before each of them a label, a scroll, or a pageant was carried, bearing their name, or some allusion of the poets to their occupation. The figures in transparency were all painted as large as the life, and had a most grand and beautiful effect . . . The idea of the paintings was furnished by Mr Richards and Mr Smirk [sic], and all of them executed by the latter in a style of so much taste and excellence that it is a matter of some wonder to us, where an artist of Mr Smirk's abilities has been so long concealed . . . The glee introduced with so much applause is the composition of the late Dr Rogers (who lived in 1600); the other airs in the pantomime and procession arc by Handel, Lord Kelly, Abel, Stamitz and Shield, and have very great merit. The expense of preparing this splendid spectacle must have been very great, and the cost of continuing its representation cannot be inconsiderable, since more than 200 supernumeraries are employed to walk in the procession." Receipts: #215 3s. (206/3; 9/0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Zara

Cast
Role: Lusignan Actor: Henderson
Role: Nerestan Actor: Whitfield
Role: Orasmin Actor: Fearon
Role: Charillon Actor: Hull
Role: Melidor Actor: Thompson
Role: Osman Actor: Wroughton
Role: Selima Actor: Mrs Whitfield
Role: Zara Actor: Miss Younge

Afterpiece Title: Lord Mayor's Day; or, A Flight from Lapland

Cast
Role: : Captain Actor: Bannister
Role: Sailor Actor: Brett
Role: Gobble Actor: Wilson
Role: Ballad Singer Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Serjeant Actor: Davies
Role: Barber Actor: Mills
Role: Glazier Actor: Darley
Role: Vintner Actor: Booth
Role: Hatter Actor: Doyle
Role: Clod Actor: Edwin
Role: Whalebone Actor: Stevens
Role: Lucretia Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Aerial Spirit Actor: Mrs Martyr. Larpent MS adds the following parts: Harlequin, O'Flannegan, Ulan, Man with Books, Doctors, Taylors, Servants, Mob
Event Comment: In afterpiece, added, following Lord Mayor's Show: A New Historical Procession of the Several Companies, with their respective Pageants, and the Chief Magistrates belonging to the City of London, from its Foundation. The Scenes, Machinery and Decorations, both of the Pantomime and Procession, invented and designed by Richards, and executed by Him, Smirk, Hodgins, Catton, and others. Book of the Songs, with an Explanation of the Procession [reprinted in Public Advertiser, 21 Jan.], to be had at the Theatre. Public Advertiser, 21 Jan.: The glee is the composition of the late [Benjamin] Rogers (who lived in 1600); the other airs are by Handel, [the Earl of] Kelly, Abel, Stamitz, and Shield . . . More than 200 supernumeraries are employed to walk in the Procession. Receipts: #236 4s. 6d. (231/4/0; 5/0/6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Merry Wives Of Windsor

Cast
Role: Justice Shallow Actor: Wilson
Role: Mr Ford Actor: Wroughton
Role: Sir Hugh Evans Actor: Edwin
Role: Doctor Caius Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Mr Page Actor: Hull
Role: Host of the Garter Actor: Booth
Role: Fenton Actor: Davies
Role: Simple Actor: Joules
Role: Bardolph Actor: Bates
Role: Pistol Actor: Egan
Role: Slender Actor: W. Bates
Role: FalstafT Actor: Henderson
Role: Mrs Page Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Ann Page Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Mrs Quickly Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Mrs Ford Actor: Mrs Mattocks

Afterpiece Title: Lord Mayor's Day

Cast
Role: : Captain Actor: Bannister
Role: Sailor Actor: Brett
Role: Gobble Actor: Wilson
Role: Ballad Singer Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Serjeant Actor: Davies
Role: Barber Actor: Mills
Role: Glazier Actor: Darley
Role: Vintner Actor: Booth
Role: Hatter Actor: Doyle
Role: Clod Actor: Edwin
Role: Whalebone Actor: Stevens
Role: Lucretia Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Aerial Spirit Actor: Mrs Martyr. Larpent MS adds the following parts: Harlequin, O'Flannegan, Ulan, Man with Books, Doctors, Taylors, Servants, Mob
Event Comment: Afterpiece: To conclude with an Exact Representation of the Procession at an Eastern Marriage. The Scenery by Richards, Carver, Hodgins, Cipriani, Catton, and others. The Music composed by [Michael] Arne. Paid Properties 19th Inst. 10s. 10d. Receipts: #261 9s. 6d. (260/4/6; r/5/0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Cast
Role: Romeo Actor: Wroughton
Role: Capulet Actor: Clarke
Role: Friar Lawrence Actor: Hull
Role: Benvolio Actor: Whitfield
Role: Prince Actor: Fearon
Role: Paris Actor: Davies
Role: Tibalt Actor: Booth
Role: Montague Actor: Thompson
Role: Peter Actor: Stevens
Role: Apothecary Actor: Jones
Role: Mercutio Actor: Lewis
Role: Lady Capulet Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Juliet Actor: Miss Satchell

Afterpiece Title: The Choice of Harlequin; or, The Indian Chief

Dance: In Act I of mainpiece a Masquerade incident to the Play, and a Minuet by Harris and Miss Matthews

Song: End of Act iv of mainpiece Juliet's Funeral Procession, with a solemn Dirge. Vocal Parts by Bannister, Mattocks, Reinhold, Brett, Mahon, Darley, Doyle; Mrs Bannister, Mrs Johnstone, Mrs Martyr, Mrs Morton, Miss Stuart, Mrs Kennedy

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2, by John O'Keeffe and Charles Bonnor; later (see 29 Jan. 1784) altered as Harlequin Rambler. MS: Larpent 642; not published; synopsis of action in Public Advertiser, 24 Dec]: The Overture and all the Music new, with entire new Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, Decorations and New Performers. The Pantomime invented by O'Keeffe, the Music composed by Shield, the Scenery designed by Richards and Carver, and executed by them, Hodgins, and others. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. Books of the Songs (T. Cadell, 1783) [which list no cast] to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #288 1s. (277/18; 10/3)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Winter's Tale

Cast
Role: Perdita Actor: Mrs Kemble
Role: Leontes Actor: Henderson
Role: Polixenes Actor: Aickin
Role: Camillo Actor: Hull
Role: Old Shepherd Actor: Clarke
Role: Clown Actor: Quick
Role: Cleomenes Actor: Fearon
Role: Autolicus Actor: Edwin
Role: Florizel Actor: Lewis
Role: Paulina Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Mopsa Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Hermione Actor: Mrs Inchbald