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Event Comment: MMaster Leoni's first appearance. Music by Smith. On account of Machinery and music no persons can be admitted behind Scenes or into the Orchestra. Nothing under full prices will be taken. Books of the Entertainment will be sold at the Theatre at 6d. each. The Enchanter, a new Musical Entertainment wrote by Mr Garrick, and set by Mr Smith, very well received.Master Leoni, a Jew, made his first appearance in this piece, and was received with great applause (Hopkins MS Notes)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Confederacy

Cast
Role: Araminta Actor: Mrs Davies.
Role: Dick Actor: Palmer
Role: Brass Actor: King
Role: Moneytrap Actor: Yates
Role: Gripe Actor: Philips
Role: Clarissa Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Corinna Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Mrs Cloggit Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Mrs Amlet Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Flippanta Actor: Mrs Clive.

Afterpiece Title: The Enchanter; or, Love and Magic

Performance Comment: Actors only-Lowe, Champnes, Mrs Vincent, Miss Young, Master Leoni, 1st time. Moroc-Champness; Kaliel-Master Leoni; Zoreb-Lowe; Zaida-Mrs Vincent; Lyssa-Miss Young; The dances-Sig Grimaldi, Sig Tioli, Sig Giorgi, Sga Giorgi, Miss Baker, Miss Dawson, Miss Lucchi, others. The music composed by Mr Smith (Folger Bill).
Related Works
Related Work: The Enchanter; or, Love and Magic Author(s): John Christopher Smith
Event Comment: Mainpiece: A New Comedy [by Richard Cumberland] never performed. [Genest, V, 282, reports that Garrick was in the House this night and was agreeably surprised at the complimentary reference to him in the Epilogue: Who but has seen the celebrated strife Where Reynolds calls the Canvass into life: And, 'twixt the Tragic, and the Comic Muse, Courted of both, and dubious where to chuse, Th'immortal Actor stands?' A long retelling of the plot appeared in the Freeholder's Magazine for Dec., concluding: This comedy was received with great applause by the Audience. It is said to be written by Mr Cumberland, who has already oblig'd the Public with a musical piece, called the Summer's Tale. The Performers, particularly Mr Smith, Mr Woodward, Mr Yates, Mrs Green, Mrs Bulkley, and Mrs Yates, did great justice to their characters. The Prologue was spoken by Mr Smith, and the Epilogue, which alluded to the celebrated picture of Sir Joshua Reynolds, where Comedy and Tragedy are contending for Mr Garrick, by Mrs Yates." Receipts: #215 18s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Brothers

Performance Comment: Parts by Woodward, Smith, Yates, Clarke, Dyer, Bensley, Hull, Dunstall, Perry, Quick, Fox, Wignell, Bates, Holtom, Mrs Bulkley, Mrs Mattocks, Mrs Green, Miss Ward, Miss Valois, Mrs Yates. With Prologue and Epilogue. Captain Ironsides-Woodward; Belfield Jun-Smith; Sir Benjamin Dove-Yates; Belfield Sen-Clarke; Paterson-Dyer; Philip-Bensley; Old Goodwin-Hull; Jonathan-Dunstall; Francis-Perry; Skiff-Quick; Lady Dove-Mrs Green; Violetta-Mrs Bulkley; Lucy Waters-Mrs Mattocks; Fanny Goodwin-Miss Ward; Kitty-Miss Valois; Sophia-Mrs Yates (playbill matched with Edition of 1770); Playbill also lists Fox, Wignell, Bates, Holtom (presumably as sailors.); With Prologue-Smith; Epilogue-Mrs Yates (playbill and 1770 Edn.). See Bill for 25 Jan. 1770.
Cast
Role: Captain Ironsides Actor: Woodward
Role: Belfield Jun Actor: Smith
Role: Sir Benjamin Dove Actor: Yates
Role: Belfield Sen Actor: Clarke
Role: Paterson Actor: Dyer
Role: Philip Actor: Bensley
Role: Old Goodwin Actor: Hull
Role: Jonathan Actor: Dunstall
Role: Francis Actor: Perry
Role: Skiff Actor: Quick
Role: Lady Dove Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Violetta Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Lucy Waters Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Fanny Goodwin Actor: Miss Ward
Role: Kitty Actor: Miss Valois
Role: Sophia Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: With Prologue Actor: Smith
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Yates

Afterpiece Title: The Contrivances

Cast
Role: Rovewell Actor: Mattocks
Role: Argus Actor: Cushing
Role: Robin Actor: Dunstall
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Arethusa Actor: Mrs Baker.
Event Comment: By Permission [of the Lord Chamberlain]. Benefit for Follet, Smith & T. Smith, late of the Bear, Westminster-bridge. Tickets to be had of Follet, No. 20, Little Wild-street, Lincoln's-inn-fields; of T. Smith at the Golden Cross, Charing Cross. T. Smith hopes to be honoured with the company of his brother Free Masons, Bucks, &c., Gentlemen of the Welsh Society, Hereford Society and West-moreland Society

Performances

Mainpiece Title: A Bold Stroke For A Wife

Performance Comment: Colonel Feignwell-Smith; Sir Philip Modelove-Massey; Periwinkle-Bailey; Freeman-Swindall; Simon Pure-Thompson; Tradelove-Bowles; Sackbut-Kenny; Quaker's Boy-Master Follet; Obadiah Prim-Follet; Ann Lovely-Miss Hale; Betty-Mrs Waldron; Mrs Prim-Mrs Lee.
Cast
Role: Colonel Feignwell Actor: Smith
Role: Sir Philip Modelove Actor: Massey
Role: Periwinkle Actor: Bailey
Role: Freeman Actor: Swindall
Role: Simon Pure Actor: Thompson
Role: Tradelove Actor: Bowles
Role: Sackbut Actor: Kenny
Role: Quaker's Boy Actor: Master Follet
Role: Obadiah Prim Actor: Follet
Role: Ann Lovely Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Waldron
Role: Mrs Prim Actor: Mrs Lee.

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Song: Between Acts: Singing, particularly Black Ey'd Susanthe new Hunting Song-T. Smith

Performance Comment: Smith.

Entertainment: Monologue.End: The Farmer's Blunder-Follet

Cast
Role: The Farmer's Blunder Actor: Follet.
Event Comment: Benefit for Smith. Mainpiece: not acted these 4 years. No building on stage. Receipts: #60 12s. 6d. plus tickets #222 5s. (boxes 458; pit 605; gallery 170). Charges #63. Mr Robt. Lewis came in for 1 share (Account Book). [Smith advertised, and it appeared his house at his benefit was too full & [there was] confusion in getting to places (Winston MS 8). See Smith's note in Public Advertiser, 16 March.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Coriolanus

Performance Comment: Coriolanus-Smith; Tullus-Ryan; Volusius-Sparks; Menenius-Shuter; Cominius-Ridout; Galesus-Gibson; Brutus-White; Sicinius-Bennet; Plebeians-Dunstall, Barrington, Collins, Costollo; Volumnia-Miss Condill; Veturia-Mrs Hamilton. In which will be introduc'd a Roman Ovation after the manner of the Antients.

Afterpiece Title: The Sheep Shearing

Performance Comment: As17580313 but Florizel-Smith.
Cast
Role: Florizel Actor: Smith.
Role: Polixenes Actor: Ridout
Role: Alcon Actor: Sparks
Role: Camillo Actor: Redman
Role: Clown Actor: Costollo
Role: The Ballad Actor:
Role: Autolicus Actor: Shuter
Role: Dorcas Actor: Miss Mullart
Role: Mopsa Actor: Miss Helm
Role: Perdita Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: Shepherdesses Actor: Baker, Mrs Chambers, Mrs Lampe, Miss Young
Role: adapted to the Comedy, Actor: Gallini
Role: Arne Actor:

Dance: As17571217

Ballet: TThe Judgment of Paris. As17571217

Cast
Role: Paris Actor: Gallini
Role: Mercury Actor: Leppie
Role: Juno Actor: Miss Viviez
Role: Pallas Actor: Mrs Granier
Role: Venus Actor: Miss Hilliard.
Event Comment: Benefit for Smith. Tickets sold at the doors will not be admitted. Tickets and Places to be taken of Mr Smith at his house in Beaufort Buildings, Strand; and of Mr Sarjant at the stage-door of the Theatre. Charges: #70 19s. 6d. [Profit to Smith #79 10s. 6d. plus #136 16s. from tickets (Box 388; Pit 198; Gallery 101).] Receipts: #150 10s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Rival Queens; Or, The Death Of Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Smith, 1st time; Hephestion-Dyer; Lysimachus-Hull; Cassander-Clarke; Polyperchon-Perry; Perdiccas-Davis; Clytus-Gibson; Statira-Mrs Mattocks, 1st time; Sysigambis-Mrs Vincent; Parisatis-Miss Vincent; Roxana (with Epilogue in Character 1st time)-Mrs Bellamy; In Act II, The Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon-.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Smith, 1st time
Role: Hephestion Actor: Dyer
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Hull
Role: Cassander Actor: Clarke
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Perry
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Davis
Role: Clytus Actor: Gibson
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Mattocks, 1st time
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Parisatis Actor: Miss Vincent
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: The Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Cast
Role: Sir Jasper Actor: Dunstall.
Role: Dapper Actor: Cushing
Role: Corinna Actor: Miss Cokayne.
Role: Citizen Actor: Woodward
Role: Old Philpot Actor: Shuter
Role: Quildrive Actor: Perry
Role: Young Wilding Actor: Dyer
Role: Beaufort Actor: Baker
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Eliot

Dance: III: The Village Romps, as17661008; End: The Female Archer, as17661215

Event Comment: Benefit for Smith. Part of Pit laid into Boxes. To prevent confusion Servants are desired to be at the theatre by 4 o'clock. Charges #73 19s. Balance to Smith #62 3s. plus income from tickets #141 9s. (Box 413; Pit 162; Gallery 139). Paid Miss Potts for walking 12 nights in Man and Wife #1 10s. and Mrs Morris for walking 26 nights in Harlequin's Jubilee #3 5s. (Account Book). Receipts: #136 2s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Rival Queens; Or, The Death Of Alexander The Great

Performance Comment: Alexander-Smith; Hephestion-Dyer; Lysimachus-Hull; Cassander-Clarke; Polyperchon-Perry; Thessalus-R. Smith; Perdiccas-Davis; Clytus-Gibson; Roxana-Mrs Bellamy; Sysigambis-Mrs Vincent; Parisatis-Miss Ogilvie; Statira (for that night only)-Mrs Yates , first time; With the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon-.
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Smith
Role: Hephestion Actor: Dyer
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Hull
Role: Cassander Actor: Clarke
Role: Polyperchon Actor: Perry
Role: Thessalus Actor: R. Smith
Role: Perdiccas Actor: Davis
Role: Clytus Actor: Gibson
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Parisatis Actor: Miss Ogilvie
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Yates , first time
Role: With the Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: The Englishman in Paris

Cast
Role: Minuet Actor: Fishar, Miss Macklin.
Role: Buck Actor: Woodward
Role: Sir John Buck Actor: Gibson
Role: Classick Actor: Hull
Role: Marquis Actor: Holtom
Role: Roger Actor: Bates
Role: Subtle Actor: Morris
Role: Mrs Subtle Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Lucinda Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: With a Minuet Actor: Arnauld, Miss Macklin.

Dance: End: The Whim, as17691123

Event Comment: Benefit for Smith. [See note for 6 March.] Part of Pit laid into Boxes. Ladies send servants by half past 4 o'clock, and those who have taken places in the Pit requested to come early to prevent Confusion in getting to their seats. Tickets deliver'd for Lady Jane Grey will be taken. Charges #65 10s. Profit to Smith #84 6s. 6d., plus #172 15s. from tickets (Box 640; Pit 85). Paid Blanchville Clark as per certificate from Sir John Fielding 10s. (Account Book). Receipts: #149 16s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Earl Of Warwick

Performance Comment: Earl of Warwick-Smith; King Edward-Bensley; Pembroke-Perry; Buckingham-Wignel; Officer-Thompson; Messenger-R. Smith; Suffolk-Gardner; Lady Eliz Grey-Mrs Mattocks; Lady Clifford-Miss Pearce; Margaret of Anjou-Mrs Yates; The Original Epilogue by Garrick-Mrs Yates.
Cast
Role: Earl of Warwick Actor: Smith
Role: King Edward Actor: Bensley
Role: Pembroke Actor: Perry
Role: Buckingham Actor: Wignel
Role: Officer Actor: Thompson
Role: Messenger Actor: R. Smith
Role: Suffolk Actor: Gardner
Role: Lady Eliz Grey Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Lady Clifford Actor: Miss Pearce
Role: Margaret of Anjou Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: The Original Epilogue by Garrick Actor: Mrs Yates.

Afterpiece Title: Man and Wife

Dance: End: The Irish Lilt, as17721028

Event Comment: Introductory Interlude played By Particular Desire. Hamlet Mr Smith B[ad] (Hopkins Diary). [Kemble's note "Mr Smith Hamlet-very dull and heavy" (Hopkins MS Notes).] Paid Madlle Hidou on Acct #63. Receipts: #135 5s. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Performance Comment: Hamlet-Smith; King-Jefferson; Ghost-Bransby; Horatio-Packer; Polonius-Baddeley; Laertes-J. Aickin; Rosencrans-Davies; Guildenstern-Fawcett; Messenger-Wright; Player King-Keen; Lucianus-Parsons; Marcellus-Wrighten; Bernardo-Griffiths; Francisco-Norris; Ophelia-Mrs Smith; Queen-Mrs Hopkins; Player Queen-Mrs Johnston.
Cast
Role: Hamlet Actor: Smith
Role: King Actor: Jefferson
Role: Ghost Actor: Bransby
Role: Horatio Actor: Packer
Role: Polonius Actor: Baddeley
Role: Laertes Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Rosencrans Actor: Davies
Role: Guildenstern Actor: Fawcett
Role: Messenger Actor: Wright
Role: Player King Actor: Keen
Role: Lucianus Actor: Parsons
Role: Marcellus Actor: Wrighten
Role: Bernardo Actor: Griffiths
Role: Francisco Actor: Norris
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Smith
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Player Queen Actor: Mrs Johnston.

Afterpiece Title: The Meeting of the Company

Cast
Role: Parts Actor:
Role: Bayes Actor: King
Role: Weston Actor: Weston
Role: Parsons Actor: Parsons
Role: Patent Actor: Aickin
Role: Hurst Actor: Hurst
Role: Prompter Actor: Ackman
Role: Phill Actor: Wright
Role: Miss Platt Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Whittle Actor: Parsons
Role: Kecksey Actor: Dodd
Role: Sir Patrick Actor: Moody
Role: Bates Actor: Baddeley
Role: Newphew Actor: Cautherly
Role: Thomas Actor: Weston
Role: Widow Actor: Mrs Greville.

Afterpiece Title: The Elopement

Cast
Role: Clown Actor: Wright.
Role: Parts Actor: King, Weston, Parsons, Aickin, Hurst, Bransby, Wright, Ackman, Miss Platt. Bayes-King
Role: Bayes Actor: King
Role: Weston Actor: Weston
Role: Parsons Actor: Parsons
Role: Patent Actor: Aickin
Role: Hurst Actor: Hurst
Role: Prompter Actor: Ackman
Role: Phill Actor: Wright
Role: Miss Platt Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Whittle Actor: Parsons
Role: Kecksey Actor: Dodd
Role: Sir Patrick Actor: Moody
Role: Bates Actor: Baddeley
Role: Newphew Actor: Cautherly
Role: Thomas Actor: Weston
Role: Widow Actor: Mrs Greville.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Rooker
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Grimaldi
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Sutton
Role: Lover Actor: Messink
Role: Drunken Valet Actor: Griffiths
Role: Scaramouche Actor: Keen
Role: Country Girls Actor: Mrs Scott, Miss Jarratt
Role: Concluding with the scene of the Waterfall Actor: as it was originally Performed.
Event Comment: Benefit for King. [This was Smith's last appearance on the stage, from which he had officially retired on 9 June 1788.] Broadside in Kemble playbills announcing this benefit: Mr King most respectfully informs the Public that his Night is fixed for Friday the 18th of May, when will be presented The School for Scandal. Mr King has the pleasure to add that Mr Smith, who was so long and so worthily applauded by the Public, and was the original performer of Charles Surface in the above, distinguished Comedy, at the particular request of Mr King, backed by a strong assurance from many admirers and encouragers of the Drama that it will not only add to Mr King's emolument but highly gratify the Town, has kindly consented to return to the Theatre for one night, and resume his favourite Character. "We had been told that Smith pourtrayed the Manners of a finished gentleman with more delicacy and characteristic propriety than any actor of his day; but this did not appear to us to be his particular excellence; he stands too wide to be graceful, and his deportment gains no advantage from a perpetual application of his hand to the lower part of the waist. These habits are far from elegant. His Charles, however, is a favourable specimen of that sort of acting which commonly falls under the denomination of the old school: light, airy, and natural; which excites applause without any anxious endeavour to produce it; which suffers the points to tell of themselves, and does not place them as so many traps to ensnare the injudicious part of the audience" (Monthly Mirror, May 1798, p. 299). "He was received with the most heart-felt gratulations by an audience who did not expect any apology for such acting, though he saw fit to deliver one at the conclusion of the play" (Monthly Visitor, May 1798, p. 72). Times, 4 May: Tickets to be had of King at his house, New Store-street, Bedford-square. Receipts: #674 6s. (388.0.6; 55.17.6; 2.0.0); tickets: 228.8.0) (charge: #212 5s. 6d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The School For Scandal

Performance Comment: As17970919, but Charles Surface-Smith (who performed the Character originally [on 8 May 1777]; being positively his only appearance); Snake-Caulfield; Lady Sneerwell-Mrs Sparks; Trip-_.
Cast
Role: Charles Surface Actor: Smith
Role: Snake Actor: Caulfield
Role: Lady Sneerwell Actor: Mrs Sparks
Role: Sir Peter Teazle Actor: King
Role: Sir Oliver Surface Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir Benjamin Backbite Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Joseph Surface Actor: Palmer
Role: Crabtree Actor: Suett
Role: Careless Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Rowley Actor: Packer
Role: Moses Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Trip Actor: Trueman
Role: Lady Teazle Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Mrs Candour Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Miller.

Afterpiece Title: Sylvester Daggerwood

Cast
Role: Sylvester Daggerwood Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Fustian Actor: Suett.
Role: Hokensloken Actor: Caulfield in place of Wewitzer.
Role: A Salt Eel for Mynheer Actor:
Role: Mr Cockney Actor: Suett
Role: Ben Bowsprit Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Billy Buckram Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Donald Campbell Actor: Dignum
Role: Boatswain Actor: Sedgwick
Role: O'Thunder Actor: Davis
Role: Chimney@Sweeper Actor: Grimaldi
Role: Boatman Actor: Maddocks
Role: Sailors Actor: Trueman, Wentworth, Evans
Role: Mary Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Mrs Cockney Actor: Mrs Walcot
Role: Mrs Buckram Actor: Miss Tidswell.
Role: Goodwill Actor: Packer
Role: Blister Actor: Suett
Role: Coupee Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Quaver Actor: Dignum
Role: Miss Lucy Actor: Mrs Bland.
Role: Sir Matthew Medley Actor: Maddocks
Role: Vapour Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Woodly Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Gossip Actor: Suett
Role: Soufrance Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Wentworth
Role: Florella Actor: Miss Leak.

Afterpiece Title: The Son-in-Law

Cast
Role: Old Mirable Actor: Aickin
Role: Young Mirable Actor: Wroughton
Role: Captain Duretete Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Petit Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Oriana Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Lamorce Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Bisarre Actor: Mrs Jordan.
Role: Cranky Actor: Suett
Role: Vinegar Actor: Aickin
Role: Bouquet Actor: Dignum
Role: Bowkit Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Arionelli Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Idle Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Orator Mum Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Cecilia Actor: Miss Leak.

Song: In III 1st piece: song-Dignum

Event Comment: The Duke's Company. There is no certainty that this date represents the premiere. This performance is on the L. C. list, 5@141, p. 2. See also Nicoll, Restoration Drama, p. 347. Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, pp. 33-34): Loves Jealousy, and The Morning Ramble. Written by Mr Nevil Pain. Both were very well Acted, but after their first run, were laid aside, to make Room for others; the Company having then plenty of new Poets. Two songs, Ah Corydon in vain you boast and Some happy soul come down and tell, both set by Robert Smith, are in Choice Songs and Ayres, The First Book, 1673

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Fatal Jealousie

Performance Comment: Edition of 1673: Don Antonio-Smith; Don Gerardo-Medburn; Don Francisco-Young; Don Sebastian-Crosby; Jasper-Sandford; Pedro-Burford; Servant-Norris; Captain of the Watch-Nath. Leigh; Caelia-Mrs Shadwel; Eugenia-Mrs Betterton; Flora-Mrs Osborn; Nurse-Nokes; Witch-Mrs Norris; Prologue-Smith; Epilogue-Harris.
Cast
Role: Don Antonio Actor: Smith
Role: Don Gerardo Actor: Medburn
Role: Don Francisco Actor: Young
Role: Don Sebastian Actor: Crosby
Role: Jasper Actor: Sandford
Role: Pedro Actor: Burford
Role: Servant Actor: Norris
Role: Captain of the Watch Actor: Nath. Leigh
Role: Caelia Actor: Mrs Shadwel
Role: Eugenia Actor: Mrs Betterton
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Osborn
Role: Nurse Actor: Nokes
Role: Witch Actor: Mrs Norris
Role: Prologue Actor: Smith
Role: Epilogue Actor: Harris.
Event Comment: The United Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but Luttrell dated his copy of the separately-printed Prologue and Epilogue 5 April 1684 (J. W. Dodds, Thomas Southerne, p. 48). Very probably the play first appeared during the week of 31 March-5 April, immediately following Easter. The Prologue and Epilogue are reprinted in Wiley, Rare Prologues and Epilogues, pp. 191-94. This may have been the last new role William Smith undertook for some years; see Cibber, Apology, ed. Lowe, 1, 78-79, for the incident which prompted Smith's leaving the stage for awhile. One song, I never saw a face till now, with music by Captain Pack, is in The Theater of Music, the First Book, 1685; and another, O why did e'er my thoughts aspire, the music by R. King, is in the same collection. A third song, See how fair Corinna lies, the music by Captain Pack, is in A Collection of Twenty-Four Songs, 1685

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Disappointment; Or, The Mother In Fashion

Performance Comment: Edition of 1684: Alphonso-Betterton; Lorenzo-Smith; Alberto-Wilshire; Lesbino-Carlisle; Rogero-Leigh; Erminia-Mrs Cook; Juliana-Mrs Percival; Angelline-Mrs Knight; Her Supposed Mother-Mrs Corey; Clara-Mrs Leigh; The Prologue by Mr John Dryden-Mr Betterton; The Epilogue by the Honourable John Stafford, Esq-.
Cast
Role: Alphonso Actor: Betterton
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Smith
Role: Alberto Actor: Wilshire
Role: Lesbino Actor: Carlisle
Role: Rogero Actor: Leigh
Role: Erminia Actor: Mrs Cook
Role: Juliana Actor: Mrs Percival
Role: Angelline Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Her Supposed Mother Actor: Mrs Corey
Role: Clara Actor: Mrs Leigh
Role: Mr John Dryden Actor: Mr Betterton
Role: Esq Actor: .
Event Comment: Betterton's Company. The date of the first performance is not certain, but contemporary sources refer to the fact that William Smith, who died in the last week of December, fell ill on the fourth day of its run; hence, it probably was first presented in mid-December. One song, O take him gently from the pile, set by John Eccles and sung by Mrs Bracegirdle, is in Deliciae Musicae, The Fourth Book, 1696. Downes, Roscius Anglicanus, p. 44: The Grand Cyrus, wrote by Mr Banks; it was a good Play; but Mr Smith, having a long part in it, fell Sick upon the Fourth Day and Dy'd, upon that it lay by, and ne'er have bin Acted since. Gildon, English Dramatick Poets, p. 6: Tho' this Play had been formerly refus'd the Action, yet it held up its Head about Six Days together, and has been since Acted several Times. A Comparison Between the Two Stages: Sullen, p. 16: Banks's, which the Players damn'd and wou'd not Act of a great while, but at length it was acted, and damn'd then in manner and form

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Cyrus The Great; Or, The Tragedy Of Love

Performance Comment: Edition of 1696: Prologue to Her Royal Highness-; Cyrus the Great-Betterton; Cyaxares-Smith; Hystaspes-Kynaston; Craesus-Bowman; Abradatas-Hudson; Artabasus-Thurmond; Thoiyris-Mrs Bowtell; Panthea-Mrs Barry; Lausaria-Mrs Bracegirdle; Epilogue-the Boy, Girl by way of Dialogue.
Cast
Role: Prologue to Her Royal Highness Actor:
Role: Cyrus the Great Actor: Betterton
Role: Cyaxares Actor: Smith
Role: Hystaspes Actor: Kynaston
Role: Craesus Actor: Bowman
Role: Abradatas Actor: Hudson
Role: Artabasus Actor: Thurmond
Role: Thoiyris Actor: Mrs Bowtell
Role: Panthea Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Lausaria Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Epilogue Actor: the Boy, Girl by way of Dialogue.
Event Comment: Benefit Smith and a Tradesman under Misfortunes. 6 p.m. Boxes 2s. 6d. Pit 1s. 6d. Gallery 1s. Tickets at Ed. Pinchbeck's in Fleet St.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Country Lasses; Or, Custom Of The Manor

Performance Comment: Modely-Smith; Heartwell-Bowman (son of Late Bowman of Drury Lane); Flora-Mrs Smith; Aura-Mrs Daniel; Sir John-Daniel.
Cast
Role: Modely Actor: Smith
Role: Heartwell Actor: Bowman
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Smith
Role: Aura Actor: Mrs Daniel
Role: Sir John Actor: Daniel.

Afterpiece Title: The Fond Husband: or, The Intriguing Wife

Song: Blogg, Mrs Freeman

Event Comment: Play never acted before. [This new tragedy by MacNamara Morgan is mercilessly scourged by Paul Hiffernan in Tuner No 1, (21 Jan.), pp. 41-61]: To Tune it in Lilliputian Score : @Such sighing@Such Billing@Such Flashing@Such Heeling@And Dying@And Killing@And Dashing@And Kneeling@Such Rizing@Surprizing!@Such Falling@And Bawling@Such Attitudes@And Flattitudes@Were ne'er exhibited before.@ In the representation Mr Barry spared no pains; Miss Nossiter and Mr Smith strained hard-Mrs Bland, as far as her part exposed itself, did it with alacrity, but vanished abruptly in a storm of Lust. Mrs Vincent put as good a face on wanton barbarity as possible-and Mr Sparks who can do justice to a more spirited character, supported his Arcadian Kingship with becoming equanimity...It is a Romance crush'd together without choice, unconnected and full of Exidents not Incidents. Musidorus and Pamela , are duplicates to Pyrocles and Philoclea , which lengthen by so much the play, with repetition of the same dull nauseous tale of love, stirr'd up now and then by a bounce and a cracker-many persons come on we know not why, and disappear we know not wherefore....This new piece is an outlaw from all rules of Criticism; the Unities of Time, Place, and Action are unobserv'd; Plot, Moral, Verisimilitude, or even Probability unknown: many scenes bid defiance to possibility....Mr Rich stopp'd at no expence as to the Dresses and Decorations, and reprieving the play's duration to the utmost extent of Managerian clemency

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Philoclea

Performance Comment: Parts-Barry, Sparks, Smith, Ridout, Usher, Mrs Bland, Mrs Vincent, Miss Kennedy, Mrs Griffith, Miss Nossiter. [ Basilius-Sparks; Pyrocles-Barry; Musidorus-Smith; Amphialus-Usher; Philanax-Ridout; Euristus-Anderson; Dametas-Redman; Thyrsis-Holtam; Gynecia-Mrs Bland; Pamela-Miss Kennedy; Philoclea-Miss Nossiter; Cecropia-Mrs Vincent; Eugenia-Mrs Griffith; Phebe-Miss Mullart; Prologue-Sparks; Epilogue-Mrs Bland [[Edition of 1754).][Edition of 1754).]
Cast
Role: Parts Actor: Barry, Sparks, Smith, Ridout, Usher, Mrs Bland, Mrs Vincent, Miss Kennedy, Mrs Griffith, Miss Nossiter.
Role: Basilius Actor: Sparks
Role: Pyrocles Actor: Barry
Role: Musidorus Actor: Smith
Role: Amphialus Actor: Usher
Role: Philanax Actor: Ridout
Role: Euristus Actor: Anderson
Role: Dametas Actor: Redman
Role: Thyrsis Actor: Holtam
Role: Gynecia Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Pamela Actor: Miss Kennedy
Role: Philoclea Actor: Miss Nossiter
Role: Cecropia Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Eugenia Actor: Mrs Griffith
Role: Phebe Actor: Miss Mullart
Role: Prologue Actor: Sparks
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Bland
Event Comment: Benefit for Smith. No building on stage. Tickets sold at the doors will not be admitted. Ladies send servants by Three. Tickets to be had and places to be taken of Smith in Duke St., York Buildings, and of Crudge at the Stage Door

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Performance Comment: As17570216, but Hamlet-Smith, 1st time.
Cast
Role: Hamlet Actor: Smith, 1st time.
Role: King Actor: Sparks
Role: Horatio Actor: Ridout
Role: Rosencraus Actor: Bennet
Role: Guildenstern Actor: White
Role: Marcellus Actor: Anderson
Role: Bernardo Actor: Bencraft
Role: Laertes Actor: Dyer
Role: Ostrick Actor: Cushing
Role: Lucianus Actor: Collins
Role: Francisco Actor: Holtham
Role: Player King Actor: Redman
Role: Player Queen Actor: Miss Ferguson
Role: Polonius Actor: Arthur
Role: Gravediggers Actor: Shuter, Stoppelaer
Role: Ghost Actor: Ryan
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Chambers
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Woffington.

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Cast
Role: Trappolin Actor: Shuter listed.
Role: Puritan Actor: Collins.
Role: Brunetto Actor: White
Role: Barberino Actor: Anderson
Role: Alberto Actor: Wignel
Role: Mago Actor: Bennet
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Prudentia Actor: Miss Helm
Role: Flammetta Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Lavinio Actor: Cushing.

Dance: As17561217

Event Comment: Benefit for Smith. Mainpiece: By Particular Desire. Part of Pit will be laid into the Boxes. No building on Stage. Tickets sold at the Doors will not be admitted. Afterpiece: A Ballad Farce Reviv'd. Receipts: #82 5s. 6d. in cash, plus #187 1s. from tickets (Boxes 399; Pit 492; GGalllery 135). Total #269 6s. 6d. Charges #63. [Mr Smith found his own candles.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Performance Comment: Hamlet-Smith; King-Sparks; Horatio-Ridout; Lucianus-Dunstall; Rosencraus-Bennet; Guildenstern-Wignell; Marcellus-Anderson; Bernardo-Weller; Laertes-Dyer; Ostrick-Cresswick; Francisco-Holtom; Player King-Redman; Player Queen-Mrs Ferguson; Polonius-Collins; Gravediggers-Shuter, Stoppelaer; Ghost-Ryan; Ophelia-Mrs Vincent; Queen-Mrs Elmy.
Cast
Role: Hamlet Actor: Smith
Role: King Actor: Sparks
Role: Horatio Actor: Ridout
Role: Lucianus Actor: Dunstall
Role: Rosencraus Actor: Bennet
Role: Guildenstern Actor: Wignell
Role: Marcellus Actor: Anderson
Role: Bernardo Actor: Weller
Role: Laertes Actor: Dyer
Role: Ostrick Actor: Cresswick
Role: Francisco Actor: Holtom
Role: Player King Actor: Redman
Role: Player Queen Actor: Mrs Ferguson
Role: Polonius Actor: Collins
Role: Gravediggers Actor: Shuter, Stoppelaer
Role: Ghost Actor: Ryan
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Elmy.

Afterpiece Title: The Country Wake; or, Hob in the Well

Cast
Role: Friendly Actor: Lowe
Role: Testy Actor: Collins
Role: Dick Actor: Anderson
Role: Old Hob Actor: Marten
Role: Flora Actor: Miss Young
Role: Hob's Mother Actor: Miss Copin
Role: Hob Actor: Dunstall.

Dance: II: A Comic Dance-Granier, Miss Hilliard; End: The Lamp Lighters-Poitier Jr, Mlle Capdeville

Event Comment: Benefit for Marten, Anderson, R. Smith. Receipts: #32 7s. 6d. in cash. Charges #64 5s. Deficit to each #10 4s. 2d. covered by income from tickets: Marten #80 1s. (Boxes 55; Pit 306; Gallery 204); Anderson #56 12s. (Boxes 21; Pit 280; Gallery 92); R. Smith #57 15s. (Boxes 30; Pit 208; Gallery 192). Total income #226 15s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Henry V

Performance Comment: As17591228, but Gower-Anderson; Scroop-R. Smith; Williams-Barrington; Burgundy-Bennet; Dauphin-Davis; Bardolph-Marten; Isabel-Mrs Stephens; Earl of Cambridge-Wignell; Gray-Redman; Jemmy-Dunstall; Nym-Costollo; Chorus-_.
Cast
Role: Gower Actor: Anderson
Role: Scroop Actor: R. Smith
Role: Williams Actor: Barrington
Role: Burgundy Actor: Bennet
Role: Dauphin Actor: Davis
Role: Bardolph Actor: Marten
Role: Isabel Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Earl of Cambridge Actor: Wignell
Role: Gray Actor: Redman
Role: Jemmy Actor: Dunstall
Role: Nym Actor: Costollo
Role: King Henry Actor: Smith
Role: Exeter Actor: Ridout
Role: Fluellin Actor: Shuter
Role: Canterbury Actor: Sparks
Role: Pistol Actor: Dyer
Role: King of France Actor: Gibson
Role: Constable Actor: Clarke
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Catherine Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Chorus Actor: Ryan.

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Cast
Role: Duke Actor: Perry
Role: Trappolin Actor: Shuter.

Dance: II: The Drunken Peasant-Miles; Clown-Bennet; III: The Fingalian Dance, as17591102; End: The Lamp Lighters, as17600318

Event Comment: Tickets deliver'd out for a Clergyman in distress and Mr Boval, will be taken this night. The Rev. Mr Smith sold 21 Box tickets, for which he receiv'd half value: #2 12s. 6d.; Mr Boval sold (Boxes 54; Pit 89; Gallery 47) #31 11s. His half value came to #15 15s. 6d. (Account Book). Bot by Ledley 20 Doz. Wax Candles at 31s. per: #31. (Account Book). Receipts: #128 19s. plus half value of tickets #18 8s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King John

Performance Comment: King John-Sparks; Bastard-Smith; Prince Henry-R. Smith; Salisbury-Anderson; Pembroke-Hull; Essex-Redman; Queen Elinor-Mrs Elmy; Lady Blanche-Mrs Vincent; Hubert-Ridout; King Philip-Clarke; Pandulph-Gibson; Austria-Buck; Chatillon-Davis; Dauphin-Dyer; Prince Arthur-Miss Mullart; Constance-Mrs Ward.
Cast
Role: King John Actor: Sparks
Role: Bastard Actor: Smith
Role: Prince Henry Actor: R. Smith
Role: Salisbury Actor: Anderson
Role: Pembroke Actor: Hull
Role: Essex Actor: Redman
Role: Queen Elinor Actor: Mrs Elmy
Role: Lady Blanche Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Hubert Actor: Ridout
Role: King Philip Actor: Clarke
Role: Pandulph Actor: Gibson
Role: Austria Actor: Buck
Role: Chatillon Actor: Davis
Role: Dauphin Actor: Dyer
Role: Prince Arthur Actor: Miss Mullart
Role: Constance Actor: Mrs Ward.

Afterpiece Title: Thomasand Sally

Cast
Role: Actors only: Actor: Beard, Mattocks, Miss Brent, Mrs Vernon
Role: Dancing Actor: Maranesi, Poitier Jr, Mrs Vernon
Role: Thomas Actor: Beard
Role: Squire Actor: Mattocks
Role: Sally Actor: Miss Brent
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Vernon
Event Comment: Benefit for Marten, Anderson, R. Smith. Mainp1ece: Not acted this Season

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Pilgrim

Performance Comment: Pilgrim-Smith; Roderigo-Clarke; Curio-White; Seberto-Davis; Old Pilgrim-Tindal; Porter-Barrington; Jaques-Lewis; Lopez-Wignel; Mad Priest-Bennet; Mad Taylor-Holtom; Master of Madhouse-Marten; Mad Welchman-Hayes; Mad Scholar-Dyer; Mad Englishman-Dunstall; Governor-Anderson; Drunken Servant-R. Smith; Alonzo-Young; Judge-Redman; Peasant-Weller; Outlaw-Perry; Alphonso-Shuter; Stuttering Cook (this night only)-Woodward; Alinda-Mrs Vincent; Julietta-Mrs Green; In Act IV, the Song Mad Bess set by Purcell-Miss Poitier in character.
Cast
Role: Pilgrim Actor: Smith
Role: Roderigo Actor: Clarke
Role: Curio Actor: White
Role: Seberto Actor: Davis
Role: Old Pilgrim Actor: Tindal
Role: Porter Actor: Barrington
Role: Jaques Actor: Lewis
Role: Lopez Actor: Wignel
Role: Mad Priest Actor: Bennet
Role: Mad Taylor Actor: Holtom
Role: Master of Madhouse Actor: Marten
Role: Mad Welchman Actor: Hayes
Role: Mad Scholar Actor: Dyer
Role: Mad Englishman Actor: Dunstall
Role: Governor Actor: Anderson
Role: Drunken Servant Actor: R. Smith
Role: Alonzo Actor: Young
Role: Judge Actor: Redman
Role: Peasant Actor: Weller
Role: Outlaw Actor: Perry
Role: Alphonso Actor: Shuter
Role: Stuttering Cook Actor: Woodward
Role: Alinda Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Julietta Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Purcell Actor: Miss Poitier in character.

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Cast
Role: Oldcastle Actor: Stamper
Role: only Drunken Colonel Actor:
Role: Goodall Actor:
Role: Lettice Actor: Old Castle listed.
Role: Drunken Colonel Actor: Woodward
Role: Lord Pride Actor: Davis
Role: Valentine Actor: Perry
Role: Slap Actor: Gardner
Role: Security Actor: Holtom
Role: Mrs Highman Actor: Mrs Ferguson
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Helm

Dance: IV: The Jealous Woodcutter, as17621023

Event Comment: Benefit for T. Smith, Parsons, Arnauld, Miss Madden, Miss Cockayne, and others. Tickets deliver'd by Wild, Mrs Hitchcock, Francis, Widow Trott, Mrs Paddick, and for the fourteenth will be taken. [The Mourning Bride and Orpheus had been planned for the 14th. See foot of playbill 13 May.] @Tickets Pit Box Gallery Value 1!2 Value@T. Smith 67 61 #16 3s. #8 1s. 6d.@ Maddan 10 30 49 #11 18s. #5 19s.@19 183 58 38 19@Cockayne 7 23 48 #10 5@Wilde 2 27 33 #7 17s. #3 18s. 6d.@Francis 4 25 31 #7 17s. #3 18s. 6d.@Arnd Fishar 14 8 #2 18s. #1 9s.@Hitchcock 31 41 14 #15 6s. #7 3s.@ Trott 16 8 4 #5 12s. #2 16s.@Paddick 16 7 #3 2s. #1 11s.@Total #118 13s. #59 6s. 6d. (Account Book).@ [No charges were listed. The house took, instead one-half value of the tickets, leaving the other half as profit to the ten beneficiaries. House also took the cash receipts.] Receipts: #27 19s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Inconstant

Performance Comment: Young Mirabel-Smith; Old Mirabel-Shuter; Duretete-Woodward; Dugard-Gardner; Petit-Cushing; Page-Mas. Besford; Maid-Miss Allen; Bravos-Wignel, Quick, Stoppelaer, Bates; Oriana-Mrs Lessingham, 1st time; Lamorce-Mrs Stephens; Bizarre-Mrs Vincent.
Cast
Role: Young Mirabel Actor: Smith
Role: Old Mirabel Actor: Shuter
Role: Duretete Actor: Woodward
Role: Dugard Actor: Gardner
Role: Petit Actor: Cushing
Role: Page Actor: Mas. Besford
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Allen
Role: Bravos Actor: Wignel, Quick, Stoppelaer, Bates
Role: Oriana Actor: Mrs Lessingham, 1st time
Role: Lamorce Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Bizarre Actor: Mrs Vincent.

Afterpiece Title: The Royal Chace

Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Miles.
Role: Diana Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: The Baby Actor: the Giant
Role: Doctor Actor: Banks
Role: Jupiter Actor: Miles
Role: Chasseur Royale Actor: Mahoon
Role: Chasseur Royal Actor: Mahoon
Role: Pluto Actor: Rayner
Role: Neptune Actor: Petro
Role: Pan Actor: Curtat
Role: Hercules Actor: Dumai
Role: Apollo Actor: King
Role: Mars Actor: Hussey
Role: Arial Spirits Actor: Arnauld, Miss Valois
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Merlin Actor: Legg
Role: Shepherd Actor: Dibdin
Role: Mercury Actor: Baker
Role: Pierrot Actor: Morris.

Song: II: A Song-Parsons

Dance: III: A Minuet-Hussey, Miss Madden; IV: Comic Dance-Arnauld, Miss Capon, as17680416

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)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Cymbeline

Performance Comment: As17690425 but Philario-Morris; Arviragus-R. Smith; Imogen-Mrs Bulkley, 1st time.
Cast
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

Cast
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

Cast
Role: The Merry Sailors Actor: Aldridge.
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 3 years. [See 27 Nov. 1765. Hogan noted the following additions from the 1770 edn.: Mortimer-Lewes; Glendower-Morris; Prince John-Miss Cockayne; Northumberland-Redman; Gadshill-P. Smith; Peto-Wild.] Receipts: #149 17s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Henry Iv, Part I, With The Humours Of Falstaff

Performance Comment: Hotspur-Smith; King-Gibson; Worcester-Hull; Prince of Wales-Wroughton; Vernon-Davis; Douglas-Gardner; Falstaff-Shuter; Poins-Perry; Westmorland-Cushing; Blunt-R. Smith; Bardolph-Wignell; Francis-Hamilton; Carriers-Dunstall, Quick; Hostess-Mrs Pitt; Lady Percy-Mrs Bulkley.
Cast
Role: Hotspur Actor: Smith
Role: King Actor: Gibson
Role: Worcester Actor: Hull
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Wroughton
Role: Vernon Actor: Davis
Role: Douglas Actor: Gardner
Role: Falstaff Actor: Shuter
Role: Poins Actor: Perry
Role: Westmorland Actor: Cushing
Role: Blunt Actor: R. Smith
Role: Bardolph Actor: Wignell
Role: Francis Actor: Hamilton
Role: Carriers Actor: Dunstall, Quick
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Lady Percy Actor: Mrs Bulkley.

Dance: II: The Merry Sailors, as17691018

Event Comment: Benefit for Smith. Mainpiece: Not acted these 10 years. [See 15 May 1765.] Afterpiece: Not acted these 2 years. [See 6 April 1771.] Part of Pit will be laid into the Boxes. Ladies send servants by 4 o'clock. Charges #67 6s. 6d. Profit to Smith #51 9s. 6d. plus #153 2s. from tickets (Box 427; Pit 205; Gallery 106) (Account Book). Receipts: #118 16s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Siege Of Damascus

Performance Comment: Phocyas-Smith, 1st time; Eumenes-Hull; Herbis-Gardner; Artamon-Davis; Caled-Bensley; Abudah-Clarke; Daran-Perry; Eudocia-Mrs Yates, 1st time.
Cast
Role: Phocyas Actor: Smith, 1st time
Role: Eumenes Actor: Hull
Role: Herbis Actor: Gardner
Role: Artamon Actor: Davis
Role: Caled Actor: Bensley
Role: Abudah Actor: Clarke
Role: Daran Actor: Perry
Role: Eudocia Actor: Mrs Yates, 1st time.

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Cast
Role: Citizen Actor: Woodward
Role: Old Philpot Actor: Shuter
Role: Sir Jasper Actor: Dunstall
Role: Young Wilding Actor: Davis
Role: Beaufort Actor: Baker
Role: Quildrive Actor: Thompson
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: With Epilogue Actor: Woodward, Shuter.

Dance: End: The Whim, as17720312

Event Comment: Benefit for Smith. Mainpiece: Not acted these 16 years. Part of Pit will be laid into the Boxes. Tragedy by Samuel Pordage. Charges #64 12s. Profit to Smith #62 19s. 6d., plus #110 from tickets (Box 380; Pit 68; Gallery 48) Receipts: #127 11s. 6d. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Herod And Mariamne

Performance Comment: Herod-Smith; Sohemus-Bensley; Narbal-Clarke; Pheroas-Gardner; High Priest-Hull; Sameas-Davis; Flaminius-Wroughton; Arsinoe-Mattocks; Salome-Miss Sherman; Mariamne-Mrs Hartley.
Cast
Role: Herod Actor: Smith
Role: Sohemus Actor: Bensley
Role: Narbal Actor: Clarke
Role: Pheroas Actor: Gardner
Role: High Priest Actor: Hull
Role: Sameas Actor: Davis
Role: Flaminius Actor: Wroughton
Role: Arsinoe Actor: Mattocks
Role: Salome Actor: Miss Sherman
Role: Mariamne Actor: Mrs Hartley.

Afterpiece Title: Cross Purposes

Cast
Role: Grub Actor: Shuter
Role: George Bevil Actor: Wroughton
Role: Chapeau Actor: Lewes
Role: Consol Actor: Quick
Role: Robin Actor: Dyer
Role: Bevil Actor: Owenson
Role: Bevil Actor: Thompson
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Kniveton
Role: Emily Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Mrs Grub Actor: Mrs Green.

Dance: End: The Old Ground Young, as17740205; with an Allemande, as17740205

Event Comment: Mr Smith from Covent Garden Theatre made his first appearance upon this Stage in K. Richd the 3d & was receiv'd with great Applause (Hopkins Diary). [MacMillan's note from Kemble differs slightly in wording. Kemble also refers to borrowing Smith from cg 29 May 1759, which was actually his first appearance at dl.] Paid a Tow Bill 10s. (Treasurer's Book). [This is the customary monthly charge for tow for wicks. It came to #4 10s. for the whole season. No further itemizing of it will be made.] Receipts: #239 8s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Richard Iii

Performance Comment: Richard-Smith, first appearance there; King Henry VI-J. Aickin; Richmond-Palmer; Buckingham-Jefferson; Lord Mayor-Ackman; Prince Edward-Master Blanchard; Duke of York-Master Pulley; Tressel-Cautherly; Lord Stanly-Bransby; Norfolk-Hurst; Ratcliff-Wright; Lieutenant-Fawcett; Catesby-Packer; Lady Anne-Miss Younge; Duchess of York-Mrs Johnston; Queen-Mrs Hopkins.
Cast
Role: Richard Actor: Smith, first appearance there
Role: King Henry VI Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Richmond Actor: Palmer
Role: Buckingham Actor: Jefferson
Role: Lord Mayor Actor: Ackman
Role: Prince Edward Actor: Master Blanchard
Role: Duke of York Actor: Master Pulley
Role: Tressel Actor: Cautherly
Role: Lord Stanly Actor: Bransby
Role: Norfolk Actor: Hurst
Role: Ratcliff Actor: Wright
Role: Lieutenant Actor: Fawcett
Role: Catesby Actor: Packer
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Duchess of York Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Hopkins.

Afterpiece Title: The Meeting of the Company

Cast
Role: Parts Actor: King, Weston, Parsons, Aickin, Hurst, Bransby, Wright, Ackman, Miss Platt. Bayes-King
Role: Bayes Actor: King
Role: Weston Actor: Weston
Role: Parsons Actor: Parsons
Role: Patent Actor: Aickin
Role: Hurst Actor: Hurst
Role: Prompter Actor: Ackman
Role: Phill Actor: Wright
Role: Miss Platt Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Whittle Actor: Parsons
Role: Kecksey Actor: Dodd
Role: Sir Patrick Actor: Moody
Role: Bates Actor: Baddeley
Role: Newphew Actor: Cautherly
Role: Thomas Actor: Weston
Role: Widow Actor: Mrs Greville.

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Cast
Role: Fribble Actor: Dodd
Role: Jasper Actor: Ackman
Role: Flash Actor: Palmer
Role: Captain Loveit Actor: Davies
Role: Puff Actor: Moody
Role: Biddy Actor: Miss Jarratt
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Love.