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Event Comment: Benefit Wright, Y. Cross, Mad. Camargo & 4 more had tickets (Cross). [The four were: Sturt, Lewis, G. Bullbrick, and Loyde.] Tickets for 13 April will be taken. Receipts: #110 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: As17510417 but Filch-Lewis; Player-Burton; Mrs Slammekin-Mrs Bennet; Mat@o@Mint-Bulbrick; Mrs Peachum-Mrs Pit; Beggar-Winstone.
Role: Filch Actor: Lewis
Role: Player Actor: Burton
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Mat@o@Mint Actor: Bulbrick
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Pit
Role: Beggar Actor: Winstone.
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Norris, 1st time
Role: Macheath Actor: Beard
Role: Peachum Actor: Yates
Role: Lockit Actor: Berry
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Havard
Role: Hornpipe Actor: Mathews
Role: To conclude with a Country Dance Actor: the Characters

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Dance: I: Comic Dance, as17501231; III: Hornpipe-Master Shawford

Event Comment: Benefit for Redman, Lewis, Dibdin. Hussey, Miss Cokayne. Mainpiece: Not acted these 5 years. [See 18 May 1757.] Tickets deliver'd by Rawlins, Dufour, and Mrs Gwinn, and others will be accepted


Mainpiece Title: The City Wives Confederacy

Performance Comment: Moneytrap-Shuter; Gripe-Lewis; Dick-Smith; Clip-Redman; Jessamin-Bennet; Brass-Dyer; Mrs Amlet-Mrs Pitt; Araminta-Mrs Barrington; Flippantia-Mrs Vincent; Corinna-Miss Cokayne; Mrs Clogitt-Mrs Copin; Clarissa-Mrs Dyer.
Role: Moneytrap Actor: Shuter
Role: Gripe Actor: Lewis
Role: Dick Actor: Smith
Role: Clip Actor: Redman
Role: Jessamin Actor: Bennet
Role: Brass Actor: Dyer
Role: Mrs Amlet Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Araminta Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Flippantia Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Corinna Actor: Miss Cokayne
Role: Mrs Clogitt Actor: Mrs Copin
Role: Clarissa Actor: Mrs Dyer.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Dance: III: The Pierrots-Hussey, Dufour; End: The Taylors, as17620107

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

Performance Comment: King-Gibson; Miller-Lewis; Lord Lurewell-Perry; Dick-White; Peggy-Miss Cockayne; Joe-Mattocks.
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

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

Performance Comment: As17630921, but Cape-Lewis.
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 Lewis, Banks, and Mrs Souchart


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Performance Comment: As17650918, but Horatio-Hull; Rosencraus-Bennet; Pl. King-Lewis; Marcellus-_; Bernardo-_.
Role: Horatio Actor: Hull
Role: Rosencraus Actor: Bennet
Role: King Actor: Lewis
Role: Hamlet Actor: Ross
Role: Polonius Actor: Shuter
Role: Laertes Actor: Davis
Role: Guildenstern Actor: Perry
Role: Marcellus Actor: Anderson
Role: Bernardo Actor: R. Smith
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Ferguson
Role: Ghost Actor: Gibson
Role: Ostrick Actor: Dyer
Role: Gravediggers Actor: Dunstall, Costollo
Role: Ophelia Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Ward.

Afterpiece Title: The Royal Chace

Role: Chasseur Royal Actor: Mattocks
Role: Apollo Actor: Carman
Role: Diana Actor: Mrs Baker.
Role: Shepherd Actor: Dibdin.
Role: Jupiter in character of Harlequin Actor: Miles
Role: Pluto Actor: Rayner
Role: Neptune Actor: Pedro
Role: Pan Actor: Curtat
Role: Hercules Actor: Dumai
Role: Mars Actor: Hussey
Role: A Chasseur Royal Actor: Mattocks
Role: Aerial Spirits Actor: Arnauld, Miss Valois
Role: Doctor Actor: Weller
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Merlin Actor: Legg
Role: Mercury Actor: Baker
Role: Pierrot Actor: Morris
Event Comment: Mainpiece: A Comedy [by Richard Cumberland] never performed there. Paid John Doe for sticking Black Bills #3 12s. Paid Cooper (printer) as per bill #20 2s. (Account Book). [The Westminster Magazine held in reserve its judgment on Lewis as an actor until the reviewer could see him in another part.] Receipts: #137 4s. 6d. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The West Indian

Performance Comment: Belcour-Lewis (From Theatre Royal, Dublin, first appearance in this kingdom); Stockwell-Clarke; Capt. Dudley-Hull; O'Flaherty-Shuter; Fulmer-Dunstall; Varland-Quick; Lady Rusport-Mrs Green; Louisa Dudley-Mrs Baker; House Keeper-Miss Helme; Lucy-Mrs Willems; Mrs Fulmer-Mrs Gardner; Charlotte Rusport-Miss Barsanti; Charles Dudley-Wroughton.
Role: Belcour Actor: Lewis
Role: Stockwell Actor: Clarke
Role: Dudley Actor: Hull
Role: O'Flaherty Actor: Shuter
Role: Fulmer Actor: Dunstall
Role: Varland Actor: Quick
Role: Lady Rusport Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Louisa Dudley Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: House Keeper Actor: Miss Helme
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Willems
Role: Mrs Fulmer Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Charlotte Rusport Actor: Miss Barsanti
Role: Charles Dudley Actor: Wroughton.

Afterpiece Title: Midas

Role: Nysa Actor: Miss Valois.
Role: Mysis Actor: Mrs Thompson, her first appearance any stage in 3 years.
Role: Midas Actor: Shuter
Role: Apollo Actor: Mattocks
Role: Pan Actor: Dunstall
Role: Jupiter Actor: Fox
Role: Damaetas Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Sileno Actor: Baker
Role: Juno Actor: Miss Pearce
Role: Daphne Actor: Mrs Baker
Event Comment: Benefit for Dunstall. Charges #66 6s. 6d. Profit to Dunstall #4 14s. 6d., plus #182 6s. from tickets (Box 394; Pit 412; Gallery 220). Pai Lowe & Lewis (woolendrapers) #22 19s., and Scott (copper lace man) #13 7s. Receipts: #71 1s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Friar; Or, The Double Discovery

Performance Comment: Torrismond-Smith; Colonel-Lewis; Raymond-Hull; Bertran-Clarke; Alphonso-Gardner; Pedro-Thompson; Dominic-Dunstall; Gomez-Shuter; Elvira-Mrs Mattocks; Queen-Mrs Hartley.
Role: Torrismond Actor: Smith
Role: Colonel Actor: Lewis
Role: Raymond Actor: Hull
Role: Bertran Actor: Clarke
Role: Alphonso Actor: Gardner
Role: Pedro Actor: Thompson
Role: Dominic Actor: Dunstall
Role: Gomez Actor: Shuter
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Hartley.

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Ogilvie
Role: Dick Actor: Woodward
Role: Gargle Actor: Thompson
Role: Wingate Actor: Dunstall
Role: Simon Actor: Cushing
Role: Watchman Actor: Besford
Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis. Mainpiece: Not acted these 14 years. [See 22 Nov. 1760.] Last time of the Company's performing till Easter Holidays. On Easter Monday, the Tragedy of Jane Shore, with the (fifty-fourth Time) Druids. [In original text Douglas is call'd Norval and Norval is called Stranger, or Prisoner.


Mainpiece Title: Douglas

Performance Comment: Douglas-Lewis; Glenalvon-Bensley; Randolph-Wroughton; Officers-Davis, Thompson; Norval-Clarke; Anna-Miss Dayes; Lady Randolph-Mrs Barry.
Role: Douglas Actor: Lewis
Role: Glenalvon Actor: Bensley
Role: Randolph Actor: Wroughton
Role: Officers Actor: Davis, Thompson
Role: Norval Actor: Clarke
Role: Anna Actor: Miss Dayes
Role: Lady Randolph Actor: Mrs Barry.

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Dayes
Role: Original Prologue Actor: Woodward.
Role: Dick Actor: Woodward
Role: Wingate Actor: Dunstall
Role: Gargle Actor: Thompson
Role: Simon Actor: Cushing

Entertainment: Interlude.End: True Blue, as17750401

Role: Parts Actor: Mattocks, Reinhold, Baker, Mrs Baker.

Dance: End Interlude: The Merry Sailors, as17741026

Event Comment: [Mainpiece in place of The Recruiting Officer, announced on playbill of 12 Oct.] Afterpiece [1st time; P 2(?), by James Messink. Not in Larpent MS; synopsis of action in London Chronicle, 15 Oct.]: The Scenes partly new and partly compiled from Rich's Pantomimes [i.e. The Rape of Proserpine, Perseus and Andromeda, Apollo and Daphne, all three written by Lewis Theobald (Morning Chronicle, 15 Oct.)]. The new Music by Dibdin. The new Scenes painted by Carver


Mainpiece Title: Know Your Own Mind

Performance Comment: Millamour-Lewis; Malvil-Wroughton; Bygrove-Aickin; Sir Harry Lizard-Whitfield; Sir John-Fearon; Capt. Bygrove-Booth; Dashwou'd-Lee Lewes; Miss Neville-Miss Leeson; Mrs Bromley-Mrs Jackson; Lady Jane-Mrs Morton; La Rouge-Miss Ambrose; Lady Bell-Mrs Mattocks.
Role: Millamour Actor: Lewis
Role: Malvil Actor: Wroughton
Role: Bygrove Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir Harry Lizard Actor: Whitfield
Role: Sir John Actor: Fearon
Role: Bygrove Actor: Booth
Role: Dashwou'd Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Miss Neville Actor: Miss Leeson
Role: Mrs Bromley Actor: Mrs Jackson
Role: Lady Jane Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: La Rouge Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Lady Bell Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Afterpiece Title: The Medley; or, Harlequin At-All

Related Works
Related Work: The Medley; or, Harlequin At-All Author(s): Lewis Theobald
Related Work: Perseus and Andromeda; or, The Spaniard Outwitted Author(s): Lewis Theobald

Dance: Afterpiece: The dances-Aldridge, Dagueville, Miss Valois. [These were danced, as here assigned, in all subsequent Performances.

Event Comment: [Mainpiece in place of Merope, announced on playbill of 4 Jan. "We played last night Much Ado about Nothing, and had an apology to make for the change of three principal parts. About twelve o'clock Mr Henderson sent word he was not able to play. We got Mr Lewis from Covent Garden, who supplied the part of Benedick. Soon after Mr Parsons sent word he could not play. Mr Moody supplied the part of Dogberry; and about four in the afternoon Mr Vernon sent word he could not play. Mr Mattocks supplied his part of Balthazar...In the middle of the first act, a message was brought me that Mr Lamash (who was to play the part of Borachio) was not come to the House. I had nobody there that could go on for it, so I was obliged to cut his scenes in the first and second acts entirely out, and got Mr Wrighten to go on for the remainder of the part. At length we got the play over without the audience finding it out. We had a very bad house. Mr Parsons is not able to play in The School for Scandal to-morrow night; do not yet know how we shall be able to settle that" (Garrick, Private Correspondence, II, 328-29: Hopkins, prompter,in letter to Garrick, 6 Jan. 1779. He does not state who took Wrighten's place as the Sexton.).] On account of the sudden Illness of a Principal Performer, the new Pantomime [The Wonders of Derbyshire, announced on playbill of 4 Jan.] is obliged to be deferred till Friday. Receipts: #74 11s. (48.19; 25.10; 0.2)


Mainpiece Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Performance Comment: As17781104, but Benedick-Lewis [of cg]; Balthazer-Mattocks [of cg]; Borachio-Wrighten; Dogberry-Moody; Sexton-.
Role: Benedick Actor: Lewis
Role: Balthazer Actor: Mattocks
Role: Borachio Actor: Wrighten
Role: Dogberry Actor: Moody
Role: Sexton Actor: .
Role: Claudio Actor: Brereton
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Packer
Role: Don John Actor: Aickin
Role: Antonio Actor: Hurst
Role: Verges Actor: Carpenter
Role: Conrade Actor: Griffiths
Role: Town@Clerk Actor: Baddeley
Role: Fryar Actor: Wright
Role: Watchmen Actor: Burton, Holcroft
Role: Leonato Actor: Bensley
Role: Hero Actor: Mrs Sharp
Role: Margaret Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Colles
Role: Beatrice Actor: Miss Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Role: Whittle Actor: Parsons
Role: Sir Patrick O'Neale Actor: Moody
Role: Nephew Actor: Davies
Role: Bates Actor: Baddeley
Role: Thomas Actor: Burton
Role: Kecksey Actor: Dodd
Role: Widow Brady Actor: Miss Walpole.

Dance: As17780919

Event Comment: "A most ridiculous circumstance happened in the last act [of mainpiece]--nothing less than a total silence on the Stage, where all the Dramatis Personae stood in a rank, waiting for the next speech, which however was not heard, for, after a considerable time, the curtain was let down . . . Lewis came forward and acquainted the House that the part sent to Aickin was incomplete, and that he (who was to finish the Play) had never been furnished with the last speech. As we understood rehearsals were necessary to getting up Plays, we cannot reconcile this blunder to our apprehension" (General Advertiser, 6 Mar.). Receipts: #157 16s. (152/10; 5/6)


Mainpiece Title: The Lady's Last Stake

Performance Comment: Lord Wronglove-Wroughton; Sir Friendly Moral-Aickin; Brush-Kennedy; Surgeon-Cubitt; Lord George Brilliant-Lewis; Lady Gentle-Mrs Warren; Mrs Conquest-Mrs Wells; Lady Wronglove-Mrs Bates; Mrs Hartshorn-Mrs Pitt; Miss Notable-Mrs Brown .
Role: Lord Wronglove Actor: Wroughton
Role: Sir Friendly Moral Actor: Aickin
Role: Brush Actor: Kennedy
Role: Surgeon Actor: Cubitt
Role: Lord George Brilliant Actor: Lewis
Role: Lady Gentle Actor: Mrs Warren
Role: Mrs Conquest Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Lady Wronglove Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Mrs Hartshorn Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Miss Notable Actor: Mrs Brown

Afterpiece Title: Love in a Camp

Role: : Captain Patrick Actor: Johnstone
Role: Quiz Actor: Quick
Role: Darby Actor: Edwin
Role: Marshal Fehrbellin Actor: Davies
Role: Father Luke Actor: Booth
Role: Rupert Actor: Palmer
Role: Olmutz Actor: Cubitt
Role: Adjutant Actor: Gardner
Role: Greenbergh Actor: Thompson
Role: Drummers Actor: Swords, Newton
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Mabel Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Norah Actor: Mrs Bannister.

Dance: End of Act IV of mainpiece a new dance, The Drunken Sailor Reclaim'd, by Byrn, Ratchford, Mrs Goodwin, Miss Besford

Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis. Mainpiece: Never performed at this Theatre. Receipts: #265 2s. (190/18/6; 8/12/6; tickets: 65/11/0) (charge: #105)


Mainpiece Title: The Foundling

Performance Comment: Faddle-Lewis; Sir Charles Raymond -Wroughton; Colonel Raymond-Farren; Sir Roger Belmont-Fearon; Villiard-Gardner; John-Helme; Young Belmont-Holman; Rosetta-Mrs Warren; Fidelia-Miss Brunton (1st time of her appearing in comedy) .
Role: Faddle Actor: Lewis
Role: Sir Charles Raymond Actor: Wroughton
Role: Colonel Raymond Actor: Farren
Role: Sir Roger Belmont Actor: Fearon
Role: Villiard Actor: Gardner
Role: John Actor: Helme
Role: Young Belmont Actor: Holman
Role: Rosetta Actor: Mrs Warren
Role: Fidelia Actor: Miss Brunton

Afterpiece Title: The Poor Soldier

Role: Father Luke Actor: Booth
Role: Patrick Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Fitzroy Actor: Davies
Role: Dermot Actor: Johnstone
Role: Bagatelle Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Darby Actor: Edwin
Role: Kathlane Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Norah Actor: Mrs Bannister

Dance: As17851103

Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill retains Lewis, but he "having...received a blast in the eye, was rendered incapable of playing Capt. Crevelt last night, and his part was read by Davies" (Public Advertiser, 8 Dec.). Receipts: #215 18s. (210.16.6; 5.1.6)


Mainpiece Title: He Wou'd Be A Soldier

Performance Comment: As17861120, but Captain Crevelt-Davies in place of Lewis.

Afterpiece Title: The Girl in Style

Dance: As17861116

Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis. Receipts: #310 12s. (213.3.6; 6.16.6; tickets: 90.12.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Careless Husband

Performance Comment: Lord Foppington-Lewis; Lord Morelove (1st time)-Pope; Servant-Thompson; Sir Charles Easy (1st time)-Farren; Lady Easy (1st time)-Mrs Pope; Edging (1st time)-Mrs Mattocks; Lady Graveairs-Mrs Bates; Lady Betty Modish-Mrs Abington (1st appearance in that character these 2 years).
Role: Lord Foppington Actor: Lewis
Role: Lord Morelove Actor: Pope
Role: Servant Actor: Thompson
Role: Sir Charles Easy Actor: Farren
Role: Lady Easy Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Edging Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Lady Graveairs Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Lady Betty Modish Actor: Mrs Abington

Afterpiece Title: Comus

Role: Comus Actor: Farren
Role: Brothers Actor: Macready, Helme
Role: Spirit Actor: Thompson
Role: Principal Bacchanal Actor: Johnstone
Role: Bacchanals Actor: Darley, King, Cubitt, Gaudry, Kenrick, Blurton, Davies
Role: The Spirit Actor: Leoni
Role: The Lady Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Principal Bacchant Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Pastoral Nymph Actor: Miss Wilkinson
Role: Sabrina Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Euphrosyne Actor: Mrs Martyr.

Song: In afterpiece: Sweet Echo-Mrs Billington; accompanied on the hautboy-W. Parke

Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis. 2nd piece [1st time; C 3, by John O'Keeffe. Not in Larpent MS; not published. This is an unusual instance of the playbill containing, on the 1st night of a new play, the full cast]: Taken from Mrs Centlivre's Gamester. Receipts: #345 13s. (256.2.6; 4.3.6; tickets: 85.7.0)


Afterpiece Title: The Pharo Table

Performance Comment: Young Hazlewood-Lewis; Hector-Ryder; Sir Harry Hazlewood-Quick; Hotfrost (with a song in character)-Edwin; Shaloon-Wewitzer; Colonel Heavyside-Booth; Captain Douce-Cubitt; Major Rooky-Rock; Glovestring-Mrs Rock; Mrs Knott-Mrs Platt; Mrs Jeroboam-Mrs Pitt; Miss Jeroboam (with a song in character)-Mr Blanchard; Miss Somers-Mrs Wells.
Role: Young Hazlewood Actor: Lewis
Role: Hector Actor: Ryder
Role: Sir Harry Hazlewood Actor: Quick
Role: Hotfrost Actor: Edwin
Role: Shaloon Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Colonel Heavyside Actor: Booth
Role: Captain Douce Actor: Cubitt
Role: Major Rooky Actor: Rock
Role: Glovestring Actor: Mrs Rock
Role: Mrs Knott Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Mrs Jeroboam Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Miss Jeroboam Actor: Mr Blanchard
Role: Miss Somers Actor: Mrs Wells.

Afterpiece Title: The Highland Reel

Role: The Characters Actor: _Aickin.
Role: Marquis Actor: Lewis
Role: Sebastian Actor: Ryder
Role: Nicholas Actor: Edwin
Role: General Actor: Quick
Role: Matthias Actor: Fearon
Role: Ambrose Actor: Thomson
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Cecily Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Julia Actor: Mrs Wells.

Song: In 1st piece: Sweet Bird, as17890126

Role: Actor: Mrs Billington.
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; BALL. P 2]: Composed by Charles? Farley; Founded chiefly on a principal Episode ["The History of Don Raymond," Vol. I, chaps. III, IV] in the Romance of The Monk [by Matthew Gregory Lewis]. With entire new Music, Scenes, Dresses, and Decorations. The Music by Reeve. The Scenery designed by Phillips, and executed by him, the assistance of Hollogan, Blackmore, Thorne, Byrn, &c. The Machinery by Cresswell and Sloper. The Dresses and Decorations by Dick, Goostree and Mrs Egan. Books of the Songs and Chorusses [T. N. Longman, 1797] to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #377 17s. (364.3.6; 13.13.6)


Mainpiece Title: Wives As They Were, And Maids As They Are

Performance Comment: Principal Characters-Lewis, Quick, Holman, Munden, Simmons, Waddy, Thompson, Hawtin, Mrs Mattocks, Miss Chapman, Miss Wallis. [And see17970304 .And see17970304 .

Song: Afterpiece: Vocal Parts-Gray, Linton, Street, Mrs Henley, Mrs Castelle, Miss Leserve. [Not listed on playbill, but in Songs (see below).

Event Comment: [2nd piece in place of The Orphan; 3rd piece of Blunders at Brighton [i.e. The Irish Mimic], both advertised on playbill of 9 Oct.] "Where [Lewis] absolutely exceeded all expectation, even from spirits like his own, was in the first scene of the fifth act, where he meets with Cacafogo, who has been Cozened, too, and by a woman also (indeed the same woman); the convulsive joy of his laugh, frequently renewed, and invariably compelling the whole audience to a really painful sympathy, was one of the most brilliant exploits of the comedian...[Lewis] had one peculiarity, which was the richest in effect that could be imagined, and was always an addition to the character springing from himself. It might be called an attempt to take advantage of the lingering sparks of gallantry in the aunt, or the mother of sixty, or the ancient maiden whom he had to win, to carry the purposes of those for whom he was interested. He seemed to throw the lady by degrees off her guard, until at length his whole artillery of assault was applied to storm the struggling resistance; and the Mattockses and the Davenports of his attentions sometimes complained of the perpetual motion of his chair, which compelled them to a ludicrous retreat, and kept the spectator in a roar of laughter. In short, whether sitting or standing, he was never for a moment at rest--his figure continued to exhibit a series of undulating lines, which indicated a self-complacency that never tired, and the sparkling humour of his countenance was a signal hung out for enjoyment" (Boaden, Siddons, II, 364-66). Receipts: #365 4s. 6d. (357.6.6; 7.18.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Rival Soldiers

Role: Lenox Actor: Johnstone
Role: Nipperkin Actor: Munden
Role: Cruizer Actor: Powel
Role: Major Tactic Actor: Davenport
Role: Sinclair Actor: Incledon
Role: Mary Actor: Mrs Clendining.

Afterpiece Title: Rule a Wife and Have a Wife

Performance Comment: Leon-Holman; Duke-Clarke; Juan-Toms; Cacafogo-Waddy; Sanchio-Thompson; Alonzo-Powel; Copper Captain-Lewis; Margaretta-Miss Chapman; Altea-Mrs Gilbert; Clara-Mrs Platt; Old Woman-Mr Munden; Maid-Mr Rees; Estifania-Mrs Abington.
Role: Leon Actor: Holman
Role: Duke Actor: Clarke
Role: Juan Actor: Toms
Role: Cacafogo Actor: Waddy
Role: Sanchio Actor: Thompson
Role: Alonzo Actor: Powel
Role: Copper Captain Actor: Lewis
Role: Margaretta Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Altea Actor: Mrs Gilbert
Role: Clara Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Old Woman Actor: Mr Munden
Role: Maid Actor: Mr Rees
Role: Estifania Actor: Mrs Abington.

Afterpiece Title: Three Weeks after Marriage

Role: Sir Charles Racket Actor: Knight
Role: Woodley Actor: Claremont
Role: Lovelace Actor: Farley
Role: Drugget Actor: Munden
Role: Dimity Actor: Mrs Litchfield
Role: Mrs Drugget Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Nancy Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Lady Racket Actor: Mrs Abington.
Event Comment: Under the Patronage of their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales, Duke of York, Duke of Clarence, Duke of Cumberland, and Her Royal Highness the Duchess of York [and] the Duchess of Devonshire and the Duchess of Gordon. Benefit for O'Keeffe, the Unfortunate Author of the following successful Dramatic Pieces: The Son in Law, Agreeable Surprise, Peeping Tom, Dead Alive, Young Quaker, Life's Vagaries, Castle of Andalusia, Czar, Tony Lumpkin in Town, Poor Soldier, Modern Antiques, Basket Maker, Wild Oats, Wicklow Mountains, French Grenadier [never acted], Positive Man, Love in a Camp, Tantara Rara Rogues all, Beggar on Horseback, Toy, London Hermit, Highland Reel, Blacksmith of Antwerp, Man Milliner, Irish Mimic, Little Hunchback, World in a Village, Fontainbleau, Magic Banner, Farmer, Doldrum, Sprigs of Laurel, Birth Day, Prisoner at Large, &c. &c. Tickets delivered for The Belle's Stratagem will be admitted. [O'Keeffe is referred to as being unfortunate because he was totally blind. In delivering his Poetical Composition, which is printed in Dramatic Censor, II, 265-67, the Monthly Mirror, June 1800, p. 367, reports that he was led on and off the stage by Lewis. It also notes that "Mrs Jordan...came from Drury-Lane, where she had performed the Child of Nature, to officiate at Covent-Garden as the handmaid of charity."] The Last Night of the Company's performing this season. Receipts: none listed


Mainpiece Title: The Lie Of The Day

Performance Comment: Aircourt-Lewis; Alibi-Quick (1st appearance on this stage these 3 years); Metheglin-Fawcett; Larry Kavanagh-Knight; Sir Carrol O'Donnovan-Waddy; Young O'Donnovan-Claremont; Lady Arable-Miss Chapman; Katty Kavanagh-Mrs Davenport; Fib-Mrs Watts; Sophia-A Young Lady (2nd appearance [see18000517]).see18000517]).
Role: Aircourt Actor: Lewis
Role: Alibi Actor: Quick
Role: Metheglin Actor: Fawcett
Role: Larry Kavanagh Actor: Knight
Role: Sir Carrol O'Donnovan Actor: Waddy
Role: Young O'Donnovan Actor: Claremont
Role: Lady Arable Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Katty Kavanagh Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Fib Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Sophia Actor: A Young Lady

Afterpiece Title: Three Weeks after Marriage

Performance Comment: Sir Charles Racket-Lewis; Woodly-Claremont; Lovelace-Farley; Drugget-Quick; Dimity-Mrs Litchfield; Mrs Drugget-Mrs Davenport; Nancy (with a song)-Miss Sims; Lady Racket-Mrs Jordan [of dl].of dl].
Role: Sir Charles Racket Actor: Lewis
Role: Woodly Actor: Claremont
Role: Lovelace Actor: Farley
Role: Drugget Actor: Quick
Role: Dimity Actor: Mrs Litchfield
Role: Mrs Drugget Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Nancy Actor: Miss Sims
Role: Lady Racket Actor: Mrs Jordan

Afterpiece Title: Paul and Virginia

Role: unassigned Actor: _Atkins, _Abbot.
Role: Paul Actor: Incledon
Role: Alambra Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Tropic Actor: Townsend
Role: Don Antonio Actor: Hill
Role: Diego Actor: Emery
Role: Sebastian Actor: Claremont
Role: Dominique Actor: Munden
Role: Jacintha Actor: Mrs Atkins
Role: Mary Actor: Miss Sims
Role: Virginia Actor: Mrs H. Johnston
Role: Friars and Muleteers Actor: _Gardner
Role: Choral Boys Actor: Master _Ramage.
Role: Claire Actor: Miss? _Bologna, Mrs _Blurton.
Role: added to Domestics Actor:
Role: Count of Lindenbergh Actor: Howell
Role: Annette Actor: Miss Burnett.
Role: Don Raymond Actor: Farley
Role: Robert and Jaques Actor: Bologna Jun., Blurton
Role: Baptist Actor: Delpini
Role: Claud Actor: King
Role: Don Felix Actor: Hawtin
Role: Theodore Actor: Simmons
Role: Antonio Actor: Miss Sims
Role: Father Ansellum Actor: Whitmore
Role: Master of Hotel Actor: Atkins
Role: Old Steward Actor: Wilde
Role: Domestics Actor: Platt, L. Bologna, Lewiss, Webb, Abbot, Goostree, Howell, Vials, Letteney
Role: Maugerette Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: mother of Agnes Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Step Actor:
Role: Countess of Lindenbergh Actor: Mrs Follett
Role: Agnes Actor: Mrs Parker

Song: In Course Evening: The Storm-Incledon

Entertainment: Monologue End II: personal address to the Audience in a Poetical Composition-O'Keeffe (written by Himself for the Occasion); End: Imitations-Rees


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man; Or, The Fop's Fortune

Performance Comment: Lewis-Pinkethman; Antonio-Bullock; Charino-Cross; Carlos-Wilks; Clodio-Cibber; Sancho-Bowen; Governor-Thurmond; Duart-Mills; Manuel-Husband; Louisa-Mrs Oldfield; Elvira-Mrs Porter; Angelina-Miss Willis.
Role: Lewis Actor: Pinkethman
Role: Antonio Actor: Bullock
Role: Charino Actor: Cross
Role: Carlos Actor: Wilks
Role: Clodio Actor: Cibber
Role: Sancho Actor: Bowen
Role: Governor Actor: Thurmond
Role: Duart Actor: Mills
Role: Manuel Actor: Husband
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Angelina Actor: Miss Willis.

Afterpiece Title: The Stage Coach

Role: Squire Somebody Actor: Dogget.


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man; Or, The Fop's Fortune

Performance Comment: Lewis-Pinkethman; Antonio-Bullock; Charino-Cross; Carlos-Wilks; Clodio-Cibber; Duart-Mills; Sancho-Norris; Angelina-Mrs Bradshaw; Louisa-Mrs Rogers; Elvira-Mrs Porter.
Role: Lewis Actor: Pinkethman
Role: Antonio Actor: Bullock
Role: Charino Actor: Cross
Role: Carlos Actor: Wilks
Role: Clodio Actor: Cibber
Role: Duart Actor: Mills
Role: Sancho Actor: Norris
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Porter.


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man; Or, The Fop's Fortune

Performance Comment: Lewis-Penkethman; Carlos-Wilks; Clodio-Cibber; Antonio-Bullock; Duart-Elrington; Sancho-Norris; Angelina-Mrs Bradshaw; Louisa-Mrs Rogers; Teresa-Mrs Porter.
Role: Lewis Actor: Penkethman
Role: Carlos Actor: Wilks
Role: Clodio Actor: Cibber
Role: Antonio Actor: Bullock
Role: Duart Actor: Elrington
Role: Sancho Actor: Norris
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Teresa Actor: Mrs Porter.


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man; Or, The Fop's Fortune

Performance Comment: Lewis-Pinkethman; Carlos-Wilks; Clodio-Cibber; Antonio-Bullock; Sancho-Norris; Donna Louisa-Mrs Rogers; Angelina-Mrs Bradshaw.
Role: Lewis Actor: Pinkethman
Role: Carlos Actor: Wilks
Role: Clodio Actor: Cibber
Role: Antonio Actor: Bullock
Role: Sancho Actor: Norris
Role: Donna Louisa Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Bradshaw.


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man; Or, The Fop's Fortune

Performance Comment: Lewis-Penkethman; Clodio-Cibber; Carlos-Wilks; Antonio-Bullock; Sancho-Norris; Angelina-Mrs Santlow; Louisa-Mrs Rogers; Elvira-Mrs Porter.
Role: Lewis Actor: Penkethman
Role: Clodio Actor: Cibber
Role: Carlos Actor: Wilks
Role: Antonio Actor: Bullock
Role: Sancho Actor: Norris
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Santlow
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Porter.


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man; Or, The Fop's Fortune

Performance Comment: Lewis-Spiller; Antonio-Bullock Sr; Charino-Griffin; Carlos-J. Leigh; Clodio-Bullock Jr; Sancho-Knapp; Duart-Smith; Angelina-Mrs Spillar; Louisa-Mrs Rogers; Elvira-Mrs Knight; Honoria-Mrs Vincent.
Role: Lewis Actor: Spiller
Role: Antonio Actor: Bullock Sr
Role: Charino Actor: Griffin
Role: Carlos Actor: J. Leigh
Role: Clodio Actor: Bullock Jr
Role: Sancho Actor: Knapp
Role: Duart Actor: Smith
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Spillar
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Honoria Actor: Mrs Vincent.

Dance: Shaw


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: Lewis-Penkethman; Clodio-Cibber; Carlos-Wilks; Sancho-Norris; Angelina-Mrs Santlow; Louisa-Mrs Porter; Elvira-Mrs Mountfort.
Role: Lewis Actor: Penkethman
Role: Clodio Actor: Cibber
Role: Carlos Actor: Wilks
Role: Sancho Actor: Norris
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Santlow
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Mountfort.

Song: As17151028

Music: As17151102