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Event Comment: Benefit Mechel, Mlle Mechel (the French Boy and Girl). Afterpiece: a new Pantomime Entertainment. [Tickets at Mechel's in Newport Street.] Receipts: money #70 8s. 6d.; seals #71 14s. (Account Book); #150 (Rylands MS.). [The two dancers were charged #60 for their benefit. This is the last entry in the incomplete Account Book.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Double Gallant

Cast
Role: Bolus Actor: Roberts
Role: Rhubarb Actor: Anderson
Role: Finder Actor: James
Role: Supple Actor: Clarke
Role: Old Wilful Actor: Mullart
Role: Old Atall Actor: Arthur
Role: Strut Actor: Oates
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Wishwell Actor: Mrs Mullart
Role: Situp Actor: Miss Burgess.
Role: Double Gallant Actor: Cibber
Role: Sir Solomon Actor: Hippisley
Role: Dainty Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Stevens
Role: Clerimont Actor: Hale
Role: Careless Actor: Hallam
Role: Lady Sadlife Actor: Mrs Woffington.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Barber

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Master Ferg; Colombine-Mlle Mechel; Petit Maitre-Miss Woffington; Drawer-Little French Boy; Servant to Colombine-Miss Bellamy, who never appeared on any stage before; Pierot-Mechel Jr.

Dance: I: Concerto-Mlle Mechel; II: Minuet, French Rigadoon-Mechel the Father, who never appeared in any theatre in England, Mlle Mechel the Daughter; Minuet-Mechel the Son, Miss Polly Woffington, the first time of her appearing on the stage; IV: The Metamorphoses of the Windmills-Mechel, Mlle Mechel, Miss Woffington, Master Ferg, a little French Boy; lately come from France. End Afterpiece: A Wooden Shoe dance called Les Sabotiers de Piemont-Mechel Sr, Mechel Jr., Mlle Mechel, little French Boy

Performance Comment: End Afterpiece: A Wooden Shoe dance called Les Sabotiers de Piemont-Mechel Sr, Mechel Jr., Mlle Mechel, little French Boy.
Event Comment: Benefit Mechel and Mlle Mechel. Receipts: #110

Performances

Mainpiece Title: As You Like It

Cast
Role: Jacques Actor: Cross
Role: Duke Sen. Actor: Ridout
Role: Frederick Actor: Winstone
Role: Orlando Actor: Mills
Role: LeBeau Actor: Woodburn
Role: Charles Actor: Raftor
Role: William Actor: Ray
Role: Milward Actor: Cibber.
Role: Duke Senior Actor: Mills
Role: Duke Frederick Actor: Ward
Role: Jaques Actor: Cibber
Role: Amiens Actor: Lowe
Role: Touchstone Actor: Macklin
Role: Oliver Actor: Havard
Role: Adam Actor: Berry
Role: Silvius Actor: Green
Role: Phebe Actor: Miss Bennet
Role: Le Beau Actor: Ridout
Role: Jaques de Bois Actor: Turbutt
Role: Corin Actor: Taswell
Role: Audrey Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Celia Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Rosalind Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Arne Actor:
Role: as originally, Actor: Lowe, Mrs Clive.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmasked

Cast
Role: Miss Lucy Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: I: Les Jardiniers Suedois-the Mechels; II: A Grand Ball Dance-Mechel Sen, Mechel Jr, Mlle Mechel; IV: The Cuckow Dance-the Mechels; V: The German Hussar-the Mechels

Song: III: Song-Beard

Event Comment: Benefit Haughton and Mrs Bellamy. Receipts: #120 (Rylands MS.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Rover

Cast
Role: Sancho Actor: Mullart
Role: Hellena Actor: Mrs Vincent.
Role: Rover Actor: Ryan
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Belvile Actor: Hale
Role: Antonio Actor: Hallam
Role: Pedro Actor: Rosco
Role: Frederic Actor: Oates
Role: Florinda Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: Valeria Actor: Mrs Hale
Role: Moretta Actor: Mrs James
Role: Lucetta Actor: Mrs Kilby
Role: Blunt Actor: Cibber.

Afterpiece Title: The Sham Conjurer

Performance Comment: As17410418, but concluding with% The Swiss-Mechel, Mlle Mechel.

Dance: I: French Peasants-Mechel, Mlle Mechel

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Comus

Performance Comment: As17411230, but The Dances-M Mechel, Mlle +Mechel.
Cast
Role: The Dances Actor: M Mechel, Mlle +Mechel.
Role: Comus Actor: Delane
Role: Elder Brother Actor: Milward
Role: Younger Brother Actor: Havard
Role: 1st Spirit Actor: Mills
Role: 2nd Spirit Actor: Ridout
Role: Lady Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Euphrosene Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Bacchanal Actor: Beard
Role: Sabrina Actor: Mrs Arne
Role: The Dances Actor: M Mechell, Mlle Mechell, Desse, Mrs Walter, Dumont, Leviez, Baudouin, Mrs Thompson, Mrs Rayner, Miss Story.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mlle Mozon. Tickets, iox. 6d. each, to be had of Mlle Mozon, No. 234, Piccadilly

Performances

Mainpiece Title: La Scuola De Gelosi

Dance: End of Act I L'Amour Jardinier, as17860406, but added: With an additional Pas Seul by Mlle Mozon; End of Opera an entirely new Ballet, composed by D'Egville, La Fife Marine, in which La Provencale by Mlle Mozon; also a Pas de Trois to the favourite tune of Bon Andre taken from the French Comic Opera L'Epreuve Villageoise, the music by Gretry, performed by Vestris, Duquesney Jun., Mlle Baccelli; and to conclude with the Pas de SLuatre, so much admired in Paris, in the Opera called Pamrge, and got up here under the direction of Vestris, and performed by Vestris, Mlle Baccelli, Fabiani, Mlle Mozon. [In a review Morning Herald, 1 May, adds: Sequedilla by Miss De Camp and Master D'Egville.]

Performance Comment: , Mlle Baccelli; and to conclude with the Pas de SLuatre, so much admired in Paris, in the Opera called Pamrge, and got up here under the direction of Vestris, and performed by Vestris, Mlle Baccelli, Fabiani, Mlle Mozon. [In a review Morning Herald, 1 May, adds: Sequedilla by Miss De Camp and Master D'Egville.] hathi.
Cast
Role: : Acis Actor: Vestris
Role: Thetis Actor: Mlle Mozon.
Event Comment: Benefit the Mechels. Tickets deliver'd out for the Confederacy will be taken

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Julius Caesar

Cast
Role: Brutus Actor: Delane
Role: Antony Actor: Barry
Role: Cassius Actor: Sparks
Role: Octavius Actor: Blakes
Role: Caska Actor: Berry
Role: Caesar Actor: Mills
Role: Calphurnia Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Portia Actor: Mrs Furnival
Role: Decius Actor: Bridges
Role: Trebonius Actor: Winstone
Role: Cimber Actor: Usher
Role: Messala Actor: Bransby
Role: Ligarius Actor: Taswell
Role: Cinna Actor: Marr
Role: Servant to Antony Actor: Ray
Role: Lucillius Actor: Leigh
Role: Pindarus Actor: Raftor
Role: Publius Actor: Wright
Role: Citizens Actor: Neale, Yates, Collins, Barrington.

Afterpiece Title: The Dragon of Wantley

Song: I: An Italian Song in Italian-the Mechels

Dance: I: dance-Muilment; II: Louvre, Minuet-the Mechels; III: Sailor's Dance-the Mechels; IV: Mlle Mechel; V: Grand Comic Dance-the Mechels

Event Comment: Benefit M. and Mlle Mechel

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Cast
Role: Nimming Ned Actor: Marr
Role: Player Actor: Bransby
Role: Dreary Actor: Wright.
Role: Mrs Coaxer Actor: Mrs Horsington.
Role: Ned Actor: Vaughan.
Role: Lockit Actor: Berry
Role: Drawer Actor: Gray
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Edwards, 1st time at this theatre
Role: Macheath Actor: Lowe
Role: Filch Actor: Raftor
Role: Peachum Actor: Macklin
Role: Mat Actor: Blakes
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Macklin
Role: Beggar Actor: Winstone
Role: Benn Budge Actor: Simpson
Role: Bagshot Actor: Leigh
Role: Crookfinger Jack Actor: Usher
Role: Wat Dreary Actor: Bransby
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Macklin
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Miss Royer
Role: Sukey Tawdry Actor: Mrs King
Role: Mrs Vixen Actor: Miss Cole
Role: Dolly Trull Actor: Miss Pitt
Role: Molly Brazen Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Hornpipe Actor: Yates.

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Cast
Role: Martin Actor: Bransby.
Role: Le Medicin Actor: Blakes
Role: Crispin Actor: Yates
Role: Old Gerald Actor: Collins
Role: Young Gerald Actor: Usher
Role: Angelica Actor: Miss Bradshaw
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Mrs Crispin Actor: Mrs Bridges
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Cole.

Dance: I: Muilment; II: The Peasant and Sabotiere-Mechel, Young Mechel; III: Les Characteres de la Dance-Miss Mechel; I of Farce: Minuet, Louvre-the Mechels; End of Farce: Swiss Dance-the Mechels

Event Comment: For the Relief of Mr Chetwood, late Prompter at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, and now a Prisoner in the King's Bench. Receipts: money #219; seals #15 (Account Book); #250 Rylands MS.). [William Shenstone saw Cibber act on 12, 13, or 14 Jan. See Letters of William Shenstone, pp. 14-15.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Old Batchelor

Cast
Role: Fondlewife Actor: Cibber Sr
Role: Heartwell Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Bellmour Actor: Ryan
Role: Vainlove Actor: Rosco
Role: Sharper Actor: Hale
Role: Setter Actor: Jones
Role: Sir Joseph Actor: Neale
Role: Bluff Actor: Mullart
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: Araminta Actor: Mrs Hale
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Laetitia Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: With an Occasional Epilogue upon Himself, Actor: Mr Cibber.

Dance: Mechel, Mlle Mechel

Event Comment: By Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales and the Lady Augusta. Benefit Lalauze. There will be no Building on the Stage. Receipts: money #97 5s.; seals #63 6s. (Account Book); #160 (Rylands MS.). [Lalauze was charged #50 for his benefit.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Cast
Role: Cherry Actor: Mrs Woffington.
Role: Archer Actor: Ryan
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Aimwell Actor: Hale
Role: Bonniface Actor: Mullart
Role: Foigard Actor: Rosco
Role: Sullen Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Gibbet Actor: Neale
Role: Sir Charles Actor: Salway
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs James
Role: Gipsey Actor: Miss Horsington
Role: Scrub Actor: Hippisley.

Afterpiece Title: (by Cby Command)The Jealous Farmer Outwitted; Harlequin a Statue

Cast
Role: Farmer Actor: Bencraft
Role: Farmer's Wife Actor: Mrs Kilby
Role: Harlequin Actor: Lun Jr
Role: Pierot Actor: Lalauze
Role: Comic Dance Actor: Villeneuve, Mrs Delagarde.

Dance: Mechel, Mlle Mechel, Desnoyer, Signora Barberini

Event Comment: Benefit Stephens. Receipts: money #26 1s. 6d.; seals #110 7s. (Account Book); #160 (Rylands MS.). [Stephens was charged #50 for his benefit.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Abra Mule

Cast
Role: Abramule Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Mahomet Actor: Stephens
Role: Solyman Actor: Delane
Role: Pyrrhus Actor: Ryan
Role: Kister Aga Actor: Hale
Role: Cuproli Actor: Gibson
Role: Haly Actor: Rosco
Role: Mursa Actor: Roberts
Role: Zaida Actor: Miss Burgess
Role: Marama Actor: Mrs Mullart.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Cast
Role: Sir John Actor: Salway
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Jobson Actor: Mullart
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Kilby.

Dance: Mechel, Mlle Mechel

Song: Leveridge, Salway, Roberts

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Cast
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Clive.
Role: Hamlet Actor: attempted by a young actor
Role: Laertes Actor: Marshall
Role: King Actor: Bridges
Role: Ghost Actor: Delane
Role: Polonius Actor: Taswell
Role: Lucianus Actor: Yates
Role: Horatio Actor: Havard
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Gravediggers Actor: Macklin, Ray
Role: Marcellus Actor: Turbutt
Role: Rosencraus Actor: Simpson
Role: Guildenstern Actor: Goodfellow
Role: Ostrick Actor: Neale
Role: Bernardo Actor: Winstone
Role: Player Queen Actor: Mrs Yates.

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Cast
Role: Lettice Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Valentine Actor: Lowe
Role: Goodall Actor: Winstone
Role: Oldcastle Actor: Taswell
Role: Slap Actor: Turbutt
Role: Mrs Highman Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Charlotte Actor: Mrs Ridout
Role: Drunken Colonel Actor: Macklin.

Dance: Mechel, Mlle Mechel

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Cross, Mrs Bridges, Miss Young. The General Advertiser included the following Puff: Sir, As I am continually searching for latent Curiosities, out of a sincere regard for the Public Satisfaction, I think it my Duty (lest among the Multitude of Diversions now flourishing, some other might engross the attention of the Curious) to inform the world, that the Farce which will be perform'd this Evening at Drury Lane theatre, call'd May Day, or the Merry Milkmaids of Islington, was written by the particular desire of King Charles II who had it first performed at Newmarket; how agreeably that jovial Monarch was entertained, every person, who thinks it worth his while to see it, according to his abilities, will be a competent judge, Yours, &c A. Virtuoso. [Part of the Multitude of Diversions referred to included announcement in the same paper for a Rehearsal of the whole Band of Music at Ruckholt House, the following Monday; a paragraph Puff on the diversions at Sadler's Wells in consequence of the late happy Victory of the Duke of Cumberland over the Rebels, with special notice of a New Interlude of Music call'd Strephon's Return, or the British Hero, perform'd this night with many advantages of Dress and Decoration, and a new Ballet by Matthews; and further notice of the Representation of the Battle near Culloden House which had met with universal applause, and which would continue to be repeated at the New Wells in Goodman's Fields. The Farce at Drury Lane this evening was advertised as not having been played for 20 years. It was taken from Thomas Nabbes' Totenham Court Road, by the Compiler of the Muse of Newmarket, 1680. The MS Occasional Prologue praising Cumberland is in the Larpent Collection.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Committee

Performance Comment: As17460117, but Mrs Day-Mrs Cross; A New Occasional Prologue on the Duke of Cumberland's Defeat of the Rebels-Cibber.
Cast
Role: Mrs Day Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: 's Defeat of the Rebels Actor: Cibber.
Role: Mrs Chat Actor: Miss Pitt
Role: Bookseller Actor: Collins.
Role: Story Actor: Blakes.
Role: Teague Actor: Barrington
Role: Careless Actor: Giffard
Role: Blunt Actor: Berry
Role: Obadiah Actor: Taswell
Role: Ruth Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Day Actor: Ray
Role: Abel Actor: Neale
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Committeeman Actor: Goodfellow
Role: Bailiff Actor: Samson
Role: Soldier Actor: Usher
Role: Jack Actor: Marr

Afterpiece Title: May Day; or, The Merry Milkmaids of Islington

Song: Miss Young

Dance: Mechel, Mlle Mechel

Event Comment: Benefit I. Sparks. Tickets deliver'd out by Lloyd, Mason, Caustin, &c will be taken, and tickets deliver'd out by Brooks, Bride, Mrs Barclay, Mrs Fenn, and others for the Country Wife for Thursday last will be taken this night. Being the last time of the Company's performing this season. [The advance notice of this night had included the Musical Entertainment of Neptune and Amphitrite (compos'd by Arne), but this is omitted from the notice of the day.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Tempest

Performance Comment: As17460131, but Francisco-Bransby; Miranda-Mrs Mozeen; Neptune-_; Juno-_; Iris-_; Ceres-_; Amphitrite-_; Sea Nymphs-_; Dances-_.
Cast
Role: Francisco Actor: Bransby
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Mozeen
Role: Prospero Actor: L.? Sparks
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Delane
Role: Caliban Actor: I. Sparks
Role: Stephano Actor: Macklin
Role: Trinculo Actor: Barrington
Role: Anthonio Actor: Goodfellow
Role: Alonzo Actor: Bridges
Role: Gonzalo Actor: Berry
Role: Boatswain Actor: Blakes
Role: Ariel Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Sebastian Actor: Marshall
Role: The Grand Masque Actor:
Role: The Part of Juno Actor: Mrs Arne
Role: Iris Actor: Miss Young
Role: Ceres Actor: Mrs Sibella With proper Chorus's and Dances.

Afterpiece Title: The Tragedy of Tragedies

Cast
Role: Grizzle Actor: Winstone
Role: Foodle Actor: Marr.
Role: Doodle Actor: Usher
Role: Bailiff Actor: Simpson
Role: Tom Thumb Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: King Actor: Blakes
Role: Glumdalca Actor: I. Sparks
Role: Queen Dollalolla Actor: Mrs Macklin
Role: Cleora Actor: Miss Cole
Role: Noodle Actor: Marr
Role: Huncamunca Actor: Taswell
Role: Ghost of Gaffer Thumb Actor: Goodfellow.

Dance: Mechel, Mlle Mechel

Song: CCantata-Lowe

Event Comment: Benefit Mlle Salle. By Command of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Tickets to be had at Madam Salle's Lodgings at Mr Belleur, Jeweller, opposite the Red-Lion, Brownlow-street, DL

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Rule A Wife And Have A Wife

Cast
Role: Bellmour Actor: Walker
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Bullock

Dance: I: Pigmalion by Lally, Mlle Salle &c. II: Fawns by Lally, Mlle Grognet, Miss Rogers, Mrs De l'Orme. III: By Denoyer and Mlle Salle. IV: By Mlle Grognet, Miss Rogers, Mrs De l'Orme. V: Minuet by Denoyer and Mlle Salle

Performance Comment: II: Fawns by Lally, Mlle Grognet, Miss Rogers, Mrs De l'Orme. III: By Denoyer and Mlle Salle. IV: By Mlle Grognet, Miss Rogers, Mrs De l'Orme. V: Minuet by Denoyer and Mlle Salle .
Event Comment: Benefit Mlle Anne Roland. By Command of Her Royal Highness the Princess Amelia. [Tickets at Mrs Anne Roland's, Golden Ball and Dove, Great Newport Street.]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Volpone

Cast
Role: Volpone Actor: Quin
Role: Voltore Actor: Milward
Role: Corvino Actor: Mills
Role: Mosca Actor: W. Mills
Role: Sir Politick Actor: Griffin
Role: Lady Wou'dbe Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Caelia Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Corbaccio Actor: Johnson

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Cast
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Jobson Actor: Harper
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Sir John Actor: Salway

Music: Select Pieces

Dance: In I: Venetian Gondolier by Denoyer, Mlle Anne Roland, &c. II: Les Rigadoons a la Provencale originale by Roland, Father of Mlle Roland and Mlle Anne Roland. In In: Biscaien (new) by Denoyer, Mlle Anne Roland, &c. IV: German Peasant by Roland. V: By Denoyer's Prentice

Performance Comment: II: Les Rigadoons a la Provencale originale by Roland, Father of Mlle Roland and Mlle Anne Roland. In In: Biscaien (new) by Denoyer, Mlle Anne Roland, &c. IV: German Peasant by Roland. V: By Denoyer's Prentice .
Related Works
Related Work: Ignoramus; or, The Academical Lawyer Author(s): Ferdinando Parkhurst
Event Comment: Benefit Mlle Roland. [For a poem on the Stage, see Country Magazine, April, 1736; and for an essay on the stage, see Grub St. Journal, 1 April.]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Henry Iv, Part Ii

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd

Cast
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Clive

Music: End Afterpiece: Preamble on Kettle Drums by Poitier

Dance: I: Tambourine by Mlle Roland. III: Harlequin and Harlequine by Poitier and Mlle Roland. IV: English Maggot by Villeneuve and Mrs Walter. V: Double Jealousy, as17360327

Performance Comment: III: Harlequin and Harlequine by Poitier and Mlle Roland. IV: English Maggot by Villeneuve and Mrs Walter. V: Double Jealousy, as17360327.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mlle Dorival. Tickets, half a guinea each, to be had of Mlle Dorival, No. 127, Pall-mall

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Il Curioso Indiscreto

Dance: End of Act I an entirely new Ballet, L'Amour Soldat, in which a new Minuet and Gavot by Mlle Dorival and Lepicq, and in the second part of the ballet a Pas de Deux [Trois?] by Mlle Dorival in Man's Cloaths, Lepicq, Mme Rossi; End of Opera Don Juan; or, The Libertine Destroyed [performers not listed; this was perhaps another version of Il Convitato di Pietra(see17850312

Performance Comment: ] by Mlle Dorival in Man's Cloaths, Lepicq, Mme Rossi; End of Opera Don Juan; or, The Libertine Destroyed [performers not listed; this was perhaps another version of Il Convitato di Pietra(see17850312 .
Event Comment: Benefit Mlle Salle. By Their Majesties' Command. [Prince of Wales, Prince of Orange, and two young Princesses present.]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Henry Iv, Part I

Dance: Les Charactres de P Amour by Mlle Salle. Un Pas de Trots by Malter, Houghton, Mlle Salle. Peasant by Malter. Pigmalion, as17340114

Performance Comment: Un Pas de Trots by Malter, Houghton, Mlle Salle. Peasant by Malter. Pigmalion, as17340114.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Cato

Cast
Role: Cato Actor: Quin
Role: Sempronius Actor: Milward
Role: Juba Actor: Mills
Role: Syphax Actor: Berry
Role: Portius Actor: Wright
Role: Marcus Actor: Havard
Role: Lucius Actor: Winstone
Role: Decius Actor: Turbutt
Role: Marcia Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Lucia Actor: Mrs Butler.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Shipwreck'd

Dance: Mlle Chateauneuf; lately arriv'd from Paris. II: Le Tambourine-Mlle Chateauneuf; V: A new Grand Ballet-Mlle Chateauneuf, Liviez, Baudouin, Pelling, Rector, Carney, Mrs Walter, Mrs Thompson, Mrs Wright, Mrs Woodward, Mrs Vallois

Performance Comment: II: Le Tambourine-Mlle Chateauneuf; V: A new Grand Ballet-Mlle Chateauneuf, Liviez, Baudouin, Pelling, Rector, Carney, Mrs Walter, Mrs Thompson, Mrs Wright, Mrs Woodward, Mrs Vallois.
Event Comment: Mainpiece: By Desire. [See Mlle Auguste's letter to the Public in London Daily Post and General Advertiser, 7 Dec., accusing Fleetwood of putting her name in the bills after she had renounced his employment, and had gone over to Rich. For her actual 1st appearance see cg 7 Dec.] Receipts: #90

Performances

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Shipwrecked

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Philips; a Sea God-Desse; Tritons-Dumont, Baudouin; Pantaloon-Winstone; Colombine-Miss Mann; Haymakers-Barclay, Gray, Green, Miss Story, Mrs Rayner, Miss Jackson; Clown-Hough; Ending with a Grand Ballet-Desse, Leviez, Miss Story, Mrs Rayner.

Dance: Mlle Auguste (who never appeared on the English stage before); The Swiss, as17410926

Event Comment: New Scenes, Dresses and Decorations for the dances. [No after money.] The New Grand Ballet, call'd the Turkish Pirate, and the Comic Entertainment of Dancing, the Laundress's Visiting Day were perform'd last Monday at Drury Lane, with uncommon applause. The Scenery was well contriv'd, the habits very elegant, and the dance in a taste particularly agreeable. The comic entertainment is a fine piece of low humour, the various characters were well represented and afforded a great deal of Mirth; Sig Salomon especially, in the character of the woman's taylor, show'd a great deal of a good comedian as well as an excellent dancer, and the whole was greatly approv'd of.--London Courant; or New Advertiser, 31 Dec

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love's Last Shift; Or, The Fool In Fashion

Performance Comment: Sir Novelty-Cibber; Loveless-Giffard; Sir William-Taswell; Elder Worthy-Bridges; Young Worthy-Mills; Snap-Yates; Sly-Neale; Lawyer-Bransby; Amanda-Mrs Giffard; Hillaria-Mrs Mills; Flareit-Mrs Bennet; Narcissa-Mrs Woffington.
Cast
Role: Sir Novelty Actor: Cibber
Role: Loveless Actor: Giffard
Role: Sir William Actor: Taswell
Role: Elder Worthy Actor: Bridges
Role: Young Worthy Actor: Mills
Role: Snap Actor: Yates
Role: Sly Actor: Neale
Role: Lawyer Actor: Bransby
Role: Amanda Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Hillaria Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Flareit Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Narcissa Actor: Mrs Woffington.

Dance: New Grand Dance call'd The Turkish Pirate; or a descent on the Grecian Coast-Salomon, Mlle Violette, Sig Padouana, M. Mechel, Salomon's Son; Also a New Entertainment call'd the Laundress's Visiting Day-Sg Salomon, Mlle Violette, Sga Padouana, M. Mechel, Salomon's Son

Performance Comment: Mechel, Salomon's Son; Also a New Entertainment call'd the Laundress's Visiting Day-Sg Salomon, Mlle Violette, Sga Padouana, M. Mechel, Salomon's Son.
Event Comment: [Mlle Saulnier was from the Opera, Paris.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Il Disertore

Cast
Role: Gualtieri Actor: Luigi Marchesi
Role: Ormondo Actor: Giuseppe Forlivesi
Role: Corradino Actor: Balelli
Role: Beraldo Actor: Fineschi
Role: Belinda Actor: Sga Delicati
Role: Adelina Actor: Sga Giuliani.

Dance: End I: New Divertissement, as17890310End Opera: a new Grand Ballet (composed by Noverre), Les Jalousies du Serail-Didelot, Beaupre, Duquesney, Nivelon, Mlle Emilie Colombe, Mlle Adelaide, Mlle Saulnier (1st appearance in England)

Event Comment: A new Comic Opera [in 2 acts]; the Music entirely new by Paisiello, under the direction of [i.e. with additions by] Cherubini. Public Advertiser, 26 Jan.: "Il Marchese Tulipano was in its original state a petite piece [in 1 act] of Paisiello [entitled Le Finte Contesse; performed at this theatre on 26 Mar. 1778 as Il Marchese Villano], enlarged to the size in which it is now before us by Cherubini." By Their Majesties Command no Person can be admitted behind the Scenes. Pit 10s. 6d. 1st Gallery 5s. 2nd Gallery 3s. The Doors to be opened at 6:30. To begin exactly at 7:30 [same throughout season]. Subscriptions are received at Messrs. Ransom, Morland and Hammersley's, Bankers, No. 57, Pall-mall, who will deliver the Subscription Tickets. The Nobility and Gentry, Subscribers to the Opera-house, are respectfully entreated to send for them, in order to prevent future mistakes, as nobody can be admitted without producing a ticket. N.B. To prevent Inconvenience to the Nobility and Gentry in getting to their Carriages they are most respectfully entreated to give positive Orders to their Servants to set down and take up with their Horses Heads towards Pall-Mall. The Doors in Market-Lane for Chairs only. All Persons claiming free Admission into this Theatre by Renters' Shares or otherwise are requested to bring their Titles to the Office every Day, from Eleven to Twelve o'clock in the Forenoon, in order that they may be registered previous to the opening of the House

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Il Marchese Tulipano

Dance: End of Act I a new Divertissement Serieux (composed by Giroux) by Vestris, Sga Carolina, the two Mlles Simonet, Duquesney Jun., Mlle Mozon, &c, and to conclude with a Grand Chaconne, [the music] composed by Sacchini; End of Opera a new Divertissement Villageois (composed by D'Egville) by Vestris, Sga Carolina, Mme Crespi, the two Mlles Simonet, Duquesney Jun., Spozzi, Mlle Mozon, &c

Performance Comment: , Mlle Mozon, &c, and to conclude with a Grand Chaconne, [the music] composed by Sacchini; End of Opera a new Divertissement Villageois (composed by D'Egville) by Vestris, Sga Carolina, Mme Crespi, the two Mlles Simonet, Duquesney Jun., Spozzi, Mlle Mozon, &c .
Event Comment: Mlle Baccelli being still unable to dance, Sga Jermoli has...undertaken to dance a Minuet, in her character of Angiolina, with Simonet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: L'amore Artigiano

Cast
Role: 780303but Titta Actor: Rovedino.
Role: Giannino Actor: Guglielmo Jermoli
Role: Bernardo Actor: Rossi
Role: Titta Actor: Coppola in libretto: Rovedino
Role: Giro Actor: Micheli
Role: Angiolina Actor: Sga Jermoli
Role: Madama Costanza Actor: Sga Prudom
Role: Rosina Actor: Sga Todi.

Dance: End I: Le Devin du Village, as17771104; End II: Masquerade Dance, as17780303but a Minuet-Simonet, Sga Jermoli in place of Minuet de la Cour and Gavot; Provencal, as17780303Allemande a la Strasbourgoise, as17780303End Opera: La Polonaise Favourite, as17780131, but Mlle _Baccelli

Event Comment: With new Habits, scenes, Machines, and other Decorations for the Dances. Nothing under full price will be taken during the time of performance. The Refusal oblig'd to be deferr'd on account of the Indisposition of a Principal Performer

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Cast
Role: Mrs Foresight Actor: Mrs Cross.
Role: Valentine Actor: Giffard
Role: Tattle Actor: Cibber
Role: Scandal Actor: Mills
Role: Sir Sampson Actor: Bridges
Role: Ben Actor: Macklin
Role: Foresight Actor: Taswell
Role: Jeremy Actor: Neale
Role: Trapland Actor: Ray
Role: Buckram Actor: Bransby
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Mrs Frail Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Bridges
Role: Prue Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: Grand Comic Dance call'dThe German Camp-Salomon, Mlle Violette, Mechel, Mlle Mechel, Salomon's Son; Also The Vintage-Salomon, Mlle Violette, Muilment, Mechel, Mlle Mechel