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Event Comment: Two Young Lady's made their first Appearance in the Characters of Polly & Lucy Pupils of Dr Arne--Miss Wellers figure is very well for Polly but she wants Spirit & is apt to Sing out of Tune. Mrs Bradley is Tall & a good figure for Lucy and acquitted herself very well in that character they both met with Applause (Hopkins Diary). [MacMillan's note from Kemble differs slightly: Two young Gentlewomen appeared in the characters of Polly and Lucy,--brought out by Dr Arne,--Miss Weller and Mrs Bradley.--Miss Weller's figure was very well for Polly; but she is a piece of still life, sings out of tune and will never make an actress.--Mrs Bradley,--very tall, and appears to have blackguard requisites enough for Lucy, but will not do for anything else--Hopkins Diary No 7. Mrs Bradley is since married to Mr Prior the Builder.--J. P. Kemble."] Paid Renters #8 [this payment occurs each playing night of the season, 188 times in all, and will not be further noted]; Mr Carver, six days, #6 [a weekly payment outside the pay list throughout the season. Presumably to scene painter. No further noted]; Mr S. French, 6 days, #1 10s. Renters total for season #1592. Carver total for season #088 (Treasurer's Book). [see account of Miss Weller and Miss Bradley in Town and Country Magazine (Theatre XXXVIII): The first performed the part of Polly, and the latter that of Lucy. Their figures are both genteel, and their countenances expressive. Miss weller was much confused upon her first entrance; but from the melody of her voice, tho she did not raise it sufficiently in many parts, there is reason to believe, when she was got the better of her terrors of facing an audience, that she will be an acquisition to the stage, at least as a vocal performer. Miss Bradley's performance of Lucy with great spirit, vivacity and Propriety' and her singing being so well suited to the character, she so much eclipsed Polly, that the audience formed a more indifferent opinion of her abilities than she deserved."] Receipts: #220 11s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Macheath-Vernon; Peachum-Moody; Lockit-Bransby; Filch-Parsons; Mat@O@Mint-Kear; Beggar-Waldron; Player-Wheeler; Ben Budge-Ackman; Mrs Peachum-Mrs Love; Diana Trapes-Mrs Bradshaw; Polly-Miss Weller; Lucy-Mrs Bradley, first appearance on any stage; In Act III, a Hornpipe-Walker; To Conclude with a Country Dance-.
Cast
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Weller

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: Fribble (with song in character)-Dodd; Capt. Loveit-J. Aickin; Flash-Palmer; Puff-Moody; Jasper-Ackman; Miss Biddy-Mrs Davies; first time, Tag-Mrs Love.
Cast
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Mrs Davies

Dance: II: A Comic Dance-Daigville, Sga Vidini

Event Comment: Under the direction of Dr Arne. Being desired again by several persons of Quality. Tickets delivered out for 27 April by Miss Donadieu and Mrs Farrel will be taken

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Sot

Performance Comment: As17750216, but Clarinda-Miss Donadieu; Fairlove-Mrs Farrel; Pert-Miss Weller; Sir Thomas-A Gentleman; Squire Savage-a Gentleman.
Cast
Role: Clarinda Actor: Miss Donadieu
Role: Pert Actor: Miss Weller

Song: Catches and Glees-; Cymon and Iphigenia-a Gentleman; a Capital Trumpet Song-Miss Jameson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Gamesters

Cast
Role: Page Actor: Miss Hopkins
Role: Mrs Wilding Actor: Miss Younge

Afterpiece Title: The Rose

Performance Comment: Parts by Vernon, Bannister, Dodd, Dibdin, Kear, Fawcett, Wright, Ackman, Miss Weller, Mrs Davies, Mrs Love, Miss Platt, Miss Hopkins, Miss Collett, Mrs Smith. With a Dance in Act I, incidental to the piece-Atkins, Sga Giorgi; Lord Gainlove-Vernon; Jack Rattle-Dodd; Sir Humphrey Carbuncle-Bannister; Buckskin-Dibdin; Town Crier-Kear; Mr Violet-Wright; Letland-Ackman; Servant(?)-Fawcett; Billy Viodet-Miss Collett; Millclack-Miss Weller; Miss Clara Violet-Mrs Davies; Mrs Violet-Mrs Love; Lady Willmore-Miss Platt; Kitty Willmore-Miss Hopkins; Miss Serina Violet-Mrs Smith (Genest, V, 342, MacMillan, and Edition of 1773.).

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Rose And Colin

Performance Comment: Characters by Mrs Farrell, Reinhold, Baker, Mrs Pitt, Miss Brown. [Cast from text (G. Kearsly, 1778): Colin-Mrs Farrell; Gregory-Reinhold; Higgins-Baker [in text: Fearon]; Goody Fidget-Mrs Pitt; Rose-Miss Brown.
Cast
Role: Rose Actor: Miss Brown.

Afterpiece Title: She Wou'd and She Wou'd Not

Performance Comment: Don Manuel-Dunstall; Don Philip-Wroughton; Don Octavio-Whitfield; Don Louis-Booth; Trappanti-Lee Lewes; Flora-Mrs Lessingham; Rosara-Miss Leeson; Viletta-Mrs Pitt; Hyppolita-Mrs Bulkley.
Cast
Role: Rosara Actor: Miss Leeson

Afterpiece Title: The Wives Revenged

Performance Comment: [Characters by Mattocks, Wilson, Quick, Miss Weller, Mrs Morton, Mrs Mattocks.] Cast from text (G. Kearsly, 1778): Mr Vermilion-Mattocks; Alderman Tokay-Wilson; Deputy Dimity-Quick; Mrs Dimity-Miss Weller; Mrs Tokay-Mrs Morton; Mrs Vermilion-Mrs Mattocks.
Cast
Role: Mrs Dimity Actor: Miss Weller

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Douglas

Cast
Role: Anna Actor: Miss Dayes

Afterpiece Title: Comus

Performance Comment: Comus-Webster (with Songs in character and One New Composed by Dr Arne); Spirit-L'Estrange; Brothers-Thompson, Young; Bacchanals, Bacchants-Reinhold, Miss Dayes, DuBellamy, Baker, Miss Ambrose; The Song of Sweet Echo-Mrs Mattocks; Bacchant, Euphrosyne-Mrs Farrell (first appearance in that character); Pastoral Nymph, Sabrina-Miss Weller; Lady-Mrs Barry (first time).
Event Comment: By Permission. Benefit for Shuter. By Desire

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Performance Comment: Miser-Shuter; Clerimont-Davis; Ramilie-Goss; Decoy-Lloyd; Furnish-Francis; Sparkle-Walters; Lawyer-Dyell; James-Jackson; Fredrick-a Gentleman; Harriet-Miss Essex; Mrs Wisely-Mrs Bishop; Wheedle-Miss J. Essex; Lappet-Mrs Gardner; Mariana-Miss Weller (a pupil of Dr Arne's, first time in that character).
Cast
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Essex
Role: Wheedle Actor: Miss J. Essex
Role: Mariana Actor: Miss Weller

Afterpiece Title: Midas

Performance Comment: Midas-Shuter; Sileno-Baker; Dametas-Jackson; Jupiter-Burton; Pan-Jackson; Apollo-a Gentleman; Mysis-Mrs Love; Juno-Miss Stewart; Daphne-Mrs Russell; Nysa-Miss Weller.
Cast
Role: Juno Actor: Miss Stewart
Role: Nysa Actor: Miss Weller.

Entertainment: Before: An Address to the Town, with Imitations-Master Russell , a child but 6 years of age; End II: Bucks Have at ye all-Master Russell; End IV: Imitations-Decastro; End: The Cries of London-Shuter (By Desire); Jo Haine's Epilogue-Shuter riding on an Ass

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: MacHeath-Bannister; Peachum-Aickin; Lockit-Wilson; Mat-Griffith; Filch-Weston; Lucy-Mrs Wilson; Mrs Peachum-Mrs Love; Mrs Slammekin-Mrs Gardner; Diana Trapes-Mrs Williams; Jenny-Miss Ambrose; Polly-Miss Weller; In Act III a Hornpipe; To conclude with a Dance-the Characters.
Cast
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Weller

Afterpiece Title: The Waterman

Dance: A Tambourine Dance-

Entertainment: End: A Variety of Imitations-Hutton, Bannister

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Macheath-Mrs Farrell; Peachum-Wilson; Lockit-Dunstall; Filch-Wewitzer; Mat o' the Mint-Baker; Lucy (1st time)-Miss Weller; Diana Trapes-Mrs White; Mrs Peachum-Mrs Pitt; Mrs Slammekin-Mrs Green; Polly-Miss Brown.
Cast
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Weller
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Brown.

Dance: III: a hornpipe-Miss Matthews

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The School For Fathers

Performance Comment: As17700208, but Diana-Mrs Wrighten; Clarissa-Miss Weller (for Mrs Baddeley) first time in this opera (playbill).

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Rehearsal

Performance Comment: Bayes-Foote; Aickin, Whitefiled, Fearon, Lane, Brett, L'Estrange, Wilson, Jacobs, Jones, Lloyd, Everard, Castevens, Walters, Pierce, Chaplin, Francis, Weston, Miss Ambrose, Miss Platt, Mrs Weston, Miss Francis; with a Reinforcement of Bayes's new-Raised troops-.

Afterpiece Title: Thomasand Sally

Performance Comment: Squire-Brett; Thomas-Bannister; Dorcas-Mrs Love; Sally-Miss Weller.
Cast
Role: Sally Actor: Miss Weller.

Dance: The Medley-

Event Comment: By Permission. Benefit for Mrs Gardner. Note: For performance at cg 20 September, See Season of 1775-1776, p. 1911

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Commissary

Performance Comment: As17750913, but Commissary-Mrs Gardner; Gruel-Lloyd; Fungus-Griffith; Dr Catgut, Coachman-Jacobs; Young Loveit-Lane; Paduasoy-Richards; Widow Loveit-Morris; Jenny-Miss Weller; Dolly-Young Gentlewoman; Mrs Mechlin-Mrs Williams.
Cast
Role: Commissary Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Weller

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Cast
Role: Arabella Actor: Miss Ambrose

Monologue: Scene from The Register Office. As 19 Sept

Dance: Hornpipe-Everard

Event Comment: [Miss Farren was from the hay. And see dl, 8 Oct.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Rose And Colin

Cast
Role: Rose Actor: Miss Brown.

Afterpiece Title: The Suspicious Husband

Performance Comment: Ranger-Lewis; Strictland-Clarke; Jack Meggot-Lee Lewes; Bellamy-Whitfield; Tester-Wewitzer; Frankly-Wroughton; Mrs Strictland-Mrs Mattocks; Jacintha-Mrs Lessingham; Lucetta-Mrs Green; Clarinda-Miss Farren [1st appearance on this stage].1st appearance on this stage].
Cast
Role: Clarinda Actor: Miss Farren

Afterpiece Title: The Wives Revenged

Cast
Role: Rosara Actor: Miss Leeson
Role: Mrs Dimity Actor: Miss Weller

Dance: As17780921

Event Comment: Conductor-Dr Arne. The Theatre thoroughly aired a week before the performance. Music of the Interlude composed by Arne. [Advertized as "Mr Foote's Theatre in the Haymarket."] At the Instance of several persons of Quality, by permission of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of the Catch Society at the Thatched House, St James's St. Pit and Boxes 5s. First gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. To begin at 7 p.m. Books of all Catches and Glees and Capochio and Dorinna to be had at the Theatre for 1s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert Of Catches And Glees

Afterpiece Title: Capochio and Dorinna

Music: After Interlude: Concerto on Violin-Barthelemon. *uÂ├hay Between the acts: an Interlude. Parts-Mas. Brown, Miss Weller

Performance Comment: *uÂ├hay Between the acts: an Interlude. Parts-Mas. Brown, Miss Weller.
Cast
Role: Parts Actor: Mas. Brown, Miss Weller.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Devil Upon Two Sticks

Performance Comment: Parts-Foote, Aickin, Fearon, Whitefield, Griffiths, Chaplin, Wilson, Eagan, Jacobs, Jones, Lloyd, Everard, Walker, Francis, Weston, Mrs Gardner, Miss Weller.

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Performance Comment: Cadwallader-Foote; Young Cape-Aickin; Sprightly-Fearon; Vamp-Wilson; Printer's Devil-Everard; Poet-Jones; Robin-Lloyd; Arabella-Miss Ambrose; Mrs Cadwallader-Mrs Gardner.
Cast
Role: Arabella Actor: Miss Ambrose

Dance: End: A Dance-

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Devil Upon Two Sticks

Performance Comment: As17750515, but a new listing: Characters-Foote, Aickin, Davis, Williams, Wilson, Eagan, Jacobs, Griffiths, Jones, Chaplin, Lloyd, Everard, Walker, Weston, Mrs Gardner, Miss Weller.

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Cast
Role: Arabella Actor: Miss Ambrose

Dance: As17750515

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Devil Upon Two Sticks

Performance Comment: As17750517, but new listing: Roles-Foote, Aickin, Wilson, Fearon, Whitefield, Eagan, Jacobs, Griffiths, Jones, Chaplin, Lloyd, Everard, Walker, Weston, Mrs Gardner, Miss Weller.

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Cast
Role: Arabella Actor: Miss Ambrose

Dance: End: A Dance-

Performances

Afterpiece Title: The Waterman; or, The First of August

Performance Comment: Parts-Bannister, Wilson, Weston, Mrs Love, Miss Weller.

Dance: The Merry Lasses-

Event Comment: Miss Biddy by Miss Jarratt (an apprentice to Mr Jefferson) a pretty little figure & met with Applause. Not much of an Actress (Hopkins Diary). [Macmillan note from Kemble differs slightly.] Paid Mr L. Frederick for sattin, #57 18s. 6d.; Mrs Sykes for women's cloaths #13; Mr Vernon on note #9 9s. (Treasurer's Book). [Reviewer for Town and Country Magazine (Treatre, XL) writes of Miss Jarratt, she has been under the tuition of Mr Jefferson and promises to be become an agreeable actress in parts (such as Biddy").] Receipts: #224 11s. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Performance Comment: Benedick-Garrick; Leonato-Aickin; Friar-Wright; Clodio-Cautherly; Balthazar (with Song)-Vernon; Don John-J. Aickin; Antonio-Hurst; Dogberry-Parsons; Don Pedro-Packer; Town Clerk-Baddeley; Verges-Hartry; Borachio-Ackman; Margaret-Mrs Bradshaw; Hero-Miss Mansell, first time; Beatrice-Miss Pope; Ursula-Mrs Millidge; In Act II a Masquerade Dance- proper to the play; To conclude with a Country Dance-.
Cast
Role: Hero Actor: Miss Mansell, first time
Role: Beatrice Actor: Miss Pope

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: As17720922, but Capt. Loveit-Davies; Miss Biddy-a young Gentlewoman [Miss Jarratt], first appearance.Miss Jarratt], first appearance.
Event Comment: [Miss Harper is identified in playbill of 8 June.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love In A Village

Performance Comment: Hawthorn-Bannister; Justice Woodcock-Parsons; Sir William Meadows-Gardner; Hodge-Massey; Eustace-Lamash; Young Meadows-Mattocks; Lucinda-Mrs Jewell; Margery-Miss Twist; Deborah Woodcock-Mrs Love; Rosetta-A Young Gentlewoman (1st appearance on any stage [Miss Harper]).Miss Harper]).
Cast
Role: Margery Actor: Miss Twist

Afterpiece Title: Miss in her Teens

Performance Comment: Captain Flash-Palmer; Captain Loveit-Gardner; Jasper-Stevens; Puff-Massey; Fribble-Lamash; with a song-Lamash; Tag-Mrs Poussin; Miss Biddy-Mrs Hitchcock.
Cast
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Mrs Hitchcock.

Dance: End II: The Merry Lasses-, as17780518

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Annette And Lubin

Cast
Role: Annette Actor: Miss Brown.

Afterpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband

Performance Comment: As17780930, but Manly-Hull; Miss Jenny (1st time)-Miss Wood.
Cast
Role: Miss Jenny Actor: Miss Wood.
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Miss Farren.
Role: Rosara Actor: Miss Leeson
Role: Mrs Dimity Actor: Miss Weller

Afterpiece Title: The Wives Revenged

Cast
Role: Rosara Actor: Miss Leeson
Role: Mrs Dimity Actor: Miss Weller
Event Comment: Mrs Booth has lately erected a Monument to B. Booth, is now upwards of 90, was the famous Miss Santlowe so much admir'd as Actress and Dancer (Winston MS 10). Advanc'd Mr Barry (b:office keeper) #15; Ditto to Mr Watson (b:office keeper) #10 (Treasurer's Book). [Operating cash returned to treasury on 5 June 1773, but with a deficit of #6 5s. Barry seems not to have been hired thereafter, Archeveque taking his place the following season.] Receipts: #173 17s. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Cast
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Weller

Afterpiece Title: High Life below Stairs

Performance Comment: Young Lovel-Cautherly; Duke's Servant-Palmer; Sir Harry's Servant-Dodd; Philip-Baddeley; Freeman-Fawcett; Robert-Ackman; Kitty-Miss Pope.
Cast
Role: Kitty Actor: Miss Pope.

Dance: II: Comic Dance, as17720922

Event Comment: Benefit for Phillimore, Miss Tidswell & Miss Barnes. Diary, 24 May: Tickets to be had of Phillimore, Little Russel-street; of Miss Tidswell, No. 8, Martlet-court, Bow-street; of Miss Barnes, No. 23, Clare-street, Clare Market. Receipts: #217 18s. (32.13; 21.14; 0.10; tickets: 163.1) (charge: #105 17s. 1d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Belle's Stratagem

Afterpiece Title: Piety in Pattens

Cast
Role: Candy Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Agnes Actor: Miss Heard.
Role: Page Actor: Miss Romanzini
Role: Susan Actor: Miss Farren.
Role: Gillian Actor: Miss Hagley

Afterpiece Title: Miss in her Teens

Performance Comment: Captain Lovewit-Whitfield; Fribble-R. Palmer; Flash-Barrymore; Puff-Suett; Jasper-Phillimore; Miss Biddy (with songs)-Miss Barnes; Tag-Miss Tidswell.
Cast
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Miss Barnes
Role: Tag Actor: Miss Tidswell.

Song: In course: a song-Miss Barnes; The Greenwich Pensioner-Dignum

Entertainment: Vaudeville. End: an Epilogue in the character of Harlequin-Banks

Event Comment: Benefit for Desse, Oates, Elrington, Miss Ferguson, Miss Morrison. Tickets deliver'd out by Dupre, Mrs Bambridge, Miss Allen and a Family under Misfortune will be taken

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Way Of The World

Performance Comment: Sir Wilful-Macklin; Mirabel-Ryan; Fainall-Ridout; Lady Wishfort-Mrs Macklin; Mrs Marwood-Mrs Elmy; Mrs Fainall-Mrs Barrington; Foible-Miss Ferguson; Petulant-Cushing; Waitwell-Arthur; Mincing-Miss Haughton; Peg-Mrs Cushing; Witwou'd-Dyer; Millamant-Mrs Vincent.
Cast
Role: Foible Actor: Miss Ferguson
Role: Mincing Actor: Miss Haughton

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: As17501024, but Fribble-Cushing; Flash-Bencraft; Biddy-Miss Morrison.
Cast
Role: Biddy Actor: Miss Morrison.
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Miss Haughton.
Event Comment: Nothing under full price, will be taken during the time of the performance (General Advertiser). [This note appears on succeeding bills which include Miss in Her Teens this season, and will not be recorded further.] Afterpiece: Never acted there before [by David Garrick]. Receipts: #196 3s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Drummer; Or, The Haunted House

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: Fribble-Garrick; Sir Simon Loveit-Hippisley; Capt Loveit-Havard; Puff-Chapman; Flash-Woodward; Jasper-Arthur; Aunt-Mrs Marten; Miss Biddy-Miss Hippisley; Tag-Mrs Pritchard; Epilogue by the author of the Prologue-Mrs Pritchard [cast from 1747 edition, but listed in the order in which the actors' names appear in General Advertiser].cast from 1747 edition, but listed in the order in which the actors' names appear in General Advertiser].
Cast
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Miss Hippisley
Event Comment: Benefit for Miss Brent. Last time of company's performing till the Holidays

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Cast
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Brent
Role: Hornpipe Actor: Miss Pitt

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: As17651121, but Tag-a Gentlewoman (first time on any stage); Miss Biddy (with song in character)-Miss Brent (for This Night Only); Jasper-Holtom.
Cast
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Miss Brent
Role: Biddy Actor: Miss Vincent.

Dance: II: The Sicilian Peasants, as17660311 End: Rural Love, as17651115

Song: A New Duet will be introduc'd between-Shuter, Miss Brent