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Event Comment: Mainpiece: Never acted before. Characters new dressed &c. [See Theatrical Review; or, Annals of the Drama, 1763, pp. 67-74: Bless us what a sweet consistent piece of business is a modern Tragedy." See Boswell's account of his attendance that night with two friends, With oaken cudgels in our hands and shrill sounding catcalls in our pockets," ready prepared to damn the play (London Journal), p. 154 ff.).] Critical Strictures on the New Tragedy of Elvira, published this month (Gentleman's Magazine). I then undressed for the Play. My father and I went to the Rose, in the Passage of the Playhouse, where we found Mallet, with about thirty friends. We dined together, and went from thence into the Pitt, where we took our places in a body, ready to silence all opposition. However, we had no occasion to exert ourselves. Not withstanding the malice of a party, Mallet's nation, connections and indeed imprudence, we heard nothing but applause. I think it was deserved. The play was borrowed from de la Motte, but the details and language have great merit. A fine Vein of dramatick poetry runs thro' the piece. The Scenes between the father and son awaken almost every sensation of the human breast; and the Council would have equally moved, but for the inconvenience unavoidable upon all Theatres, that of entrusting fine Speeches to indifferent Actors. The perplexity of the Catastrophe is much, and I believe justly, critisized. But another defect made a strong impression upon me. When a Poet ventures upon the dreadful situation of a father who condemns his son to death; there is no medium; the father must either be monster or a Hero. His obligations of justice, of the publick good, must be as binding, as apparent as perhaps those of the first Brutus. The cruel necessity consecrates his actions, and leaves no room for repentance. The thought is shocking, if not carried into action. In the execution of Brutus's sons I am sensible of that fatal necessity. Without such an example, the unsettled liberty of Romev would have perished the instant after its birth. But Alonzo might have pardoned his son for a rash attempt, the cause of which was a private injury, and whose consequences could never have disturbed an established government. He might have pardoned such a crime in any other subject; and the laws could exact only a equal rigor for a son; a Vain appetite for glory, and a mad affectation of Heroism, could only influence him to exert an unequal & superior severity (Gibbon's Journal, ed. D. M. Low [New York, n.d.], pp. 202-4)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Elvira

Cast
Role: Don Alonzo Actor: Garrick
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Holland
Role: Don Alvarez Actor: Love
Role: Don Roderigo Actor: Packer
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Almayda Actor: Miss Bride
Role: Ambassador Actor: Burton
Role: Ramirez Actor: Ackman
Role: Mendozo Actor: Castle
Role: Courtier Actor: Fox
Role: Prologue Actor: Holland
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Cibber
Related Works
Related Work: Elvira Author(s): David Mallet

Afterpiece Title: The Male Coquette

Cast
Role: Daffodil Actor: OBrien
Role: Tukely Actor: Palmer
Role: Ruffle Actor: Parsons
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Sophia Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Mrs Dotterel Actor: Mrs Parsons
Role: Racket Actor: Blakes
Role: Dizzy Actor: Castle
Role: Widow Damply Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Lady Fanny Pewit Actor: Mrs Hippisley
Role: Sir Wm Whister Actor: Burton
Role: Sir Tantivy Actor: Moody
Role: Spinner Actor: Stevens
Role: Waiters Actor: Ackman, Vaughan
Role: Harry Actor: Clough.
Event Comment: Never Acted before. [By David Mallet.] With New Scenes and New Habits. [For a brief puff of the play, see Daily Journal, 20 Feb.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

Cast
Role: Eurydice Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Melissa Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Leonidas Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Procles Actor: Marshall
Role: Medon Actor: W. Mills
Role: Periander Actor: Mills
Role: Polydore Actor: Hallam
Role: Ariston Actor: Corey
Role: Prologue by Aaron Hill Actor: Wilks
Role: Epilogue by Hall Actor: Miss Robinson, in boys clothes, tripping in hastily.
Related Works
Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet
Event Comment: See letter of Aaron Hill to Mallet, 23 Feb., in Hill, Works, I, 97-100

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Arne. An Historical Musical Drama. The Musick composed by Command of his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, and never perform'd in England, but at his Royal Highnesses Palace at Cliefdon. The Poem was written by Mr Thompson and Mr. Mallet. The Musick by Mr Arne. To conclude with a Celebrated Ode in Honour of Great Britain in imitation of those formerly sung at Banquets of Kings and Heroes. Boxes 6s. Pit 4s. First Gallery 2s. 6d. Upper Gallery 1s. 6d. The above Day is fix'd on to avoid interfering with Mr Handel. Mrs Arne hopes humbly the Town will not be offened at this small advance of the Price, this performance being exhibited at an extraordinary expence, with regard to the number of Hands, Chorus singers, building the stage, and erecting an organ; besides all other incidentals as usual. Ladies desired to send servants by 4 o'clock. Tickets of Mrs Arne, next door to the Crown in Great Queen St, by Lincoln's Inn Fields, and places taken of Hobson at the stage Door, with whom Tickets are left

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alfred The Great, King Of England

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Related Work: Alfred the Great, King of England Author(s): David Mallet
Event Comment: Dull (Cross). [For alleged reason, see Biographia Dramatica, wherein Mallet blamed actors' negligence regarding pathos.] Not acted in 24 years. Revised by the author. No admittance behind scenes. Full Prices. Receipts: #190 (Cross); #189 15s. 6d. (Winston MS 8)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

Cast
Role: Periander Actor: Garrick
Role: Procles Actor: Havard
Role: Polydore Actor: Holland
Role: Eurydice Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Leonidas Actor: Davis
Role: Ariston Actor: Burton
Role: Medon Actor: Packer
Role: Officer Actor: Mozeen
Role: Melissa Actor: Miss Haughton.
Related Works
Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Ballet: TThe Prussian Camp. As17581214

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

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Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Afterpiece Title: The Lovers Opera

Cast
Role: Dalton Actor: Harper
Role: Edgar Actor: Charke
Role: Moody Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Amin Prim Actor: Griffin
Role: Varole Actor: Oates
Role: Clodpole Actor: Berry
Role: Clara Actor: Miss P. Vaughan
Role: Flora Actor: Miss Raftor.
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Thurmond.

Song: Signora Meriggi's Favourite Song in Porus-Miss Raftor

Dance: TTambourin Dance-Miss Robinson; English Maggot-Rainton, Mrs Walter

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Alfred, A Masque

Cast
Role: Alfred Actor: Garrick
Role: Earl of Devon Actor: Lee
Role: Hermit Actor: Berry
Role: Edwin Actor: Burton
Role: Corin Actor: Blakes
Role: Danish King Actor: Sowdon
Role: First Dane Actor: Palmer
Role: Eltruda Actor: Miss Bellamy
Role: Emma Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Vocal Parts Actor: Mrs Clive, Miss Norris, Beard, Reinhold, Wilder, Master Vernon
Role: Second Dane Actor: Mozeen
Role: Shepherdess Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Dances Actor: Devisse, Mad Auretti, Mathews, Madam Camargo
Role: Prologue Actor: Garrick
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Clive.
Related Works
Related Work: Alfred, a Masque Author(s): David Mallet
Related Work: Alfred the Great, King of England Author(s): David Mallet

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

Cast
Role: Periander Actor: Garrick
Role: Procles Actor: Havard
Role: Polydore Actor: Holland
Role: Eurydice Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Leonidas Actor: Davis
Role: Ariston Actor: Burton
Role: Medon Actor: Packer
Role: Officer Actor: Mozeen
Role: Melissa Actor: Miss Haughton.
Related Works
Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Cast
Role: Valet Actor: Yates
Role: Gayless Actor: Austin
Role: Melissa Actor: Miss Barton
Role: Kitty Pry Actor: Mrs Bennet.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

Cast
Role: Periander Actor: Garrick
Role: Procles Actor: Havard
Role: Polydore Actor: Holland
Role: Eurydice Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Leonidas Actor: Davis
Role: Ariston Actor: Burton
Role: Medon Actor: Packer
Role: Officer Actor: Mozeen
Role: Melissa Actor: Miss Haughton.
Related Works
Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Cast
Role: Jobson Actor: Philips.
Role: Sir John Actor: Beard
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Clive.

Ballet: TThe Prussian Camp. As17581214

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Eurydice

Cast
Role: Periander Actor: Garrick
Role: Procles Actor: Havard
Role: Polydore Actor: Holland
Role: Eurydice Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Leonidas Actor: Davis
Role: Ariston Actor: Burton
Role: Medon Actor: Packer
Role: Officer Actor: Mozeen
Role: Melissa Actor: Miss Haughton.
Related Works
Related Work: Eurydice Author(s): David Mallet

Afterpiece Title: The Chaplet

Cast
Role: Damon Actor: Beard
Role: Palamon Actor: Rooker
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Vernon
Role: Pastora Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: To conclude with a Rural Dance Actor: .

Ballet: II: The Prussian Camp. As17581214

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Elvira

Cast
Role: Don Alonzo Actor: Garrick
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Holland
Role: Don Alvarez Actor: Love
Role: Don Roderigo Actor: Packer
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Almayda Actor: Miss Bride
Role: Ambassador Actor: Burton
Role: Ramirez Actor: Ackman
Role: Mendozo Actor: Castle
Role: Courtier Actor: Fox
Related Works
Related Work: Elvira Author(s): David Mallet

Afterpiece Title: High Life below Stairs

Cast
Role: Lovel Actor: Obrien
Role: Freeman Actor: Packer
Role: Duke's Serv't Actor: Palmer
Role: Sir Harry's Serv't Actor: King
Role: Philip Actor: Yates
Role: Lady Charlotte's Maid Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Lady Bab's Maid Actor: Mrs Hippisley
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Clive.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Elvira

Cast
Role: Don Alonzo Actor: Garrick
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Holland
Role: Don Alvarez Actor: Love
Role: Don Roderigo Actor: Packer
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Almayda Actor: Miss Bride
Role: Ambassador Actor: Burton
Role: Ramirez Actor: Ackman
Role: Mendozo Actor: Castle
Role: Courtier Actor: Fox
Related Works
Related Work: Elvira Author(s): David Mallet

Afterpiece Title: The Old Maid

Cast
Role: Song Actor: Mrs Clive.
Role: Old Maid Actor: Mrs Clive, 1st time
Role: Heartwell Actor: Stevens
Role: Cape Actor: King.
Role: Clerimont Actor: Obrien
Role: Harlow Actor: Packer
Role: Mrs Harlow Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Miss Harlow Actor: Mrs Bennett.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Elvira

Cast
Role: Don Alonzo Actor: Garrick
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Holland
Role: Don Alvarez Actor: Love
Role: Don Roderigo Actor: Packer
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Almayda Actor: Miss Bride
Role: Ambassador Actor: Burton
Role: Ramirez Actor: Ackman
Role: Mendozo Actor: Castle
Role: Courtier Actor: Fox
Related Works
Related Work: Elvira Author(s): David Mallet

Afterpiece Title: Catharine and Petruchio

Cast
Role: Petruchio Actor: King
Role: Grumio Actor: Yates
Role: Baptista Actor: Burton
Role: Biondello Actor: Blakes
Role: Catharine Actor: Mrs Clive.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Elvira

Cast
Role: Don Alonzo Actor: Garrick
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Holland
Role: Don Alvarez Actor: Love
Role: Don Roderigo Actor: Packer
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Almayda Actor: Miss Bride
Role: Ambassador Actor: Burton
Role: Ramirez Actor: Ackman
Role: Mendozo Actor: Castle
Role: Courtier Actor: Fox
Related Works
Related Work: Elvira Author(s): David Mallet

Afterpiece Title: High Life below Stairs

Cast
Role: Lovel Actor: Obrien
Role: Freeman Actor: Packer
Role: Duke's Serv't Actor: Palmer
Role: Sir Harry's Serv't Actor: King
Role: Philip Actor: Yates
Role: Lady Charlotte's Maid Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Lady Bab's Maid Actor: Mrs Hippisley
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Clive.