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Event Comment: Hamlet [announced on playbill of 18 Feb.] is obliged to be deferred on account of the Indisposition of a principal Performer. Afterpiece [1st time; CO 3, by Abraham Portal. Larpent MS 445; not published]: The Overture and Music [by Thomas Linley Jun.] entirely new. With New Scenes, Dresses and Decorations. Words of the Songs, Chorusses, &c. to be had at the Theatre. Public Advertiser, 19 Feb. 1778: This Day at Three will be published the Songs in The Cady of Bagdad (6d.). Receipts: #180 0s. 6d. (130.9.0; 49.7.6; 0.4.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Cymbeline

Cast
Role: Posthumus Actor: Brereton
Role: Cloten Actor: Dodd
Role: Cymbeline Actor: Hurst
Role: Pissanio Actor: Packer
Role: Bellarius Actor: Aickin
Role: Guiderius Actor: Farren
Role: Arviragus Actor: Davies
Role: Lucius Actor: Wrighten
Role: French Gentleman Actor: Chaplin
Role: Philario Actor: Wright
Role: Iachimo Actor: Smith
Role: Queen Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Imogen Actor: Miss Younge.

Afterpiece Title: The Cady of Bagdad

Cast
Role: Omar Actor: Dodd
Role: Abdallah Actor: Davies
Role: Black Aga Actor: Hurst
Role: Mouaffac Actor: Wrighten
Role: Cady of Bagdad Actor: Bannister
Role: see17780221] Actor: Mr Waldron
Role: Cacafatadri Actor: Mr Wrighten
Role: Selima Actor: Miss Abrams
Role: Zemroude Actor: Mrs Baddeley.
Related Works
Related Work: The Cady of Bagdad Author(s): Abraham Portal

Dance: In II: Masquerade Scene Dancing-Blurton, Henry; End III: The Provincalle, as17780128

Related Works
Related Work: King Henry the Vth; or, The Conquest of France by the English Author(s): Aaron Hill

Song: Masquerade Scene As17771031

Event Comment: Not Acted these Ten Years. Written by the late Mr Abraham Cowley

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Guardian; Or, The Cutter Of Coleman Street

Cast
Role: Jolly Actor: Keen
Role: Cutter Actor: Powell
Role: Worm Actor: Norris
Role: Puny Actor: Pack
Role: Truman Actor: Booth
Role: Lucia Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Aurelia Actor: Mrs Saunders
Role: Barebottle Actor: Mrs Willis
Role: Tabitha Actor: Miss Willis
Role: With a new Prologue proper to the Play Actor: Pack.
Related Works
Related Work: The Guardian Author(s): Abraham Cowley
Related Work: The Cutter of Coleman Street Author(s): Abraham Cowley

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Connoisseur; Or, Every Man In His Folly

Performance Comment: Parts by Quin, Cibber, Griffin, W. Mills, Mecklin, Salway, Mrs Clive, Miss Holliday, Mrs Pritchard, Mrs Cross; but edition of 1736 lists: Lord Constant-Quin; Lord Modely-Cibber; Sir Godfrey Trinket-Griffin; Sir Harry Gaylove-W. Mills; Cheatly-Mechlin; Signior Bagatelli-Salway; Tom-Turbutt; William-Cross; Flavia-Mrs Clive; Araminta-Miss Holiday; Mrs Freelove-Mrs Pritchard; Lucy-Mrs Cross. Prologue written by Aaron Hill and spoken by Quin. Epilogue spoken by Mrs Clive .

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Entertainment: Divine Musick in Praise of Religion and Vertue-; both Vocal and instrumental, with new Anthems compos'd by Mr Blow; an Oration by Mr Collier; Pieces by Mr Tate, her Majesty's Poet Laureat. The edition of 1702 lists: The Introductory Poem Upon the Reformation of Poetry-Mr Tate Poet-Laureat to her Majesty; The First Anthem-, Compos'd by Dr Blow, and Sung in Westminster-Abbey, at Her Majesty's Coronation; The Oration-J. Collier/M.A.; The Second Anthem, Compos'd by Dr Blow: Te Deum Laudamus-; A Poem in Praise of Virtue- , Written by Mr Tate

Event Comment: Mainpiece: The authorship is uncertain, with both Joseph Mitchell and Aaron Hill connected with the play.] Benefit the Author. Receipts: money #33 14s.; tickets #76 12s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Fatal Extravagance

Performance Comment: Edition ca. 1721 lists: Bellmour-Quin; Courtney-Boheme; Bargrave-Ogden; Louisa-Mrs Seymour; Prologue by Aaron Hill-Ryan; Epilogue by Aaron Hill-Mrs Seymour.
Cast
Role: Bellmour Actor: Quin
Role: Courtney Actor: Boheme
Role: Bargrave Actor: Ogden
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Seymour
Role: Aaron Hill Actor: Ryan
Role: Epilogue by Aaron Hill Actor: Mrs Seymour.
Related Works
Related Work: Fatal Extravagance Author(s): Aaron Hill
Related Work: The Prodigal Author(s): Aaron Hill

Afterpiece Title: The Emperor of the Moon

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: A Solo and several Pieces on the French Horn by Mr Charles. And several Songs and Duets by the two Miss Youngs. The German Flute by Mr Pelicour [Balicourt in Daily Advertiser], lately arrived from abroad; Being the first Time of his Performing in England

Event Comment: The Duke's Company. This performance is on the L. C. list, 5@142, p. 81: At the Virtuoso. See also Nicoll, Restoration Drama, p. 348. Nell Gwyn also attended this performance; see VanLennep, Nell Gwyn's Playgoing, p. 407. The Diary of Robert Hooke, 25 May 1676: Mr Abraham Hill gave J. Hoskins, Aubery and I an account of Vertuoso play. A song, How retched is the slave to love, the music by Francis Forcer, is in Choice Ayres and Songs, The Second Book, 1679. Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, p. 37): The Libertine and Virtuoso: Both Wrote by Mr Shadwell; they were both very well Acted, and got the company great Reputation

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Virtuoso

Performance Comment: Edition of 1676: Prologue-; Epilogue-; A copy in the William Andrews Clark Jr Memorial Library, Los Angeles, has the following manuscript cast, which may well be the original cast. (The trimming of the page has sometimes cut off the first letter or two of a name, and these have been supplied.) Sir NicholasGimcrack-Percivall; Sir Formal Trifle-Anthony Leigh; Sir Samuel Hearty-Underhill; Longvill-Betterton; Bruce-Smythe; Hazard-Jevon; Lady Gimcrack-Mrs Shadwell; Clarinda-Mrs Currer; Miranda-Mrs Betterton; unassigned-Mrs Price.
Cast
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor:
Role: Sir NicholasGimcrack Actor: Percivall
Role: Sir Formal Trifle Actor: Anthony Leigh
Role: Sir Samuel Hearty Actor: Underhill
Role: Longvill Actor: Betterton
Role: Bruce Actor: Smythe
Role: Hazard Actor: Jevon
Role: Lady Gimcrack Actor: Mrs Shadwell
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Currer
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Betterton
Role: unassigned Actor: Mrs Price.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Cutter Of Coleman Street

Performance Comment: Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, p. 25): Colonel Jolly-Betterton; Old Trueman-Lovel; Young Trueman-Harris; Cutter-Underhill; Captain Worme-Sandford; Parson Soaker-Dacres; Puny-Nokes; Will-Price; Aurelia-Mrs Betterton [Mrs Saunderson]; Lucia-Mrs Anne Gibbs; Laughing Jane-Mrs Long; [The edition of 1663 has a Prologue-; an Epilogue-[, but no actors' names., but no actors' names.
Cast
Role: Colonel Jolly Actor: Betterton
Role: Old Trueman Actor: Lovel
Role: Young Trueman Actor: Harris
Role: Cutter Actor: Underhill
Role: Captain Worme Actor: Sandford
Role: Parson Soaker Actor: Dacres
Role: Puny Actor: Nokes
Role: Will Actor: Price
Role: Aurelia Actor: Mrs Betterton
Role: Lucia Actor: Mrs Anne Gibbs
Role: Laughing Jane Actor: Mrs Long
Role: The edition of 1663 has a Prologue Actor:
Role: an Epilogue Actor:
Related Works
Related Work: The Cutter of Coleman Street Author(s): Abraham Cowley
Related Work: The Guardian Author(s): Abraham Cowley

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Rover

Cast
Role: Rover Actor: Giffard
Role: Belville Actor: Wright
Role: Blunt Actor: Penkethman
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Hellena Actor: Mrs Roberts.

Afterpiece Title: The Lover His Own Rival

Cast
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Wilson.
Role: Fretful Actor: Penkethman
Role: Frederick Actor: Miss Jones
Role: Clerimont Actor: Kelly
Role: Matchwood Actor: Rosco
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Roberts.
Related Works
Related Work: The Lover His Own Rival Author(s): Abraham Langford

Dance:

Event Comment: Afterpiece: A New Ballad-Opera. [By Abraham Langford. Airs set by Stanley.]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Constant Couple

Cast
Role: Standard Actor: Havard
Role: Vizard Actor: Rosco
Role: Errand Actor: Hamilton
Role: Sir Harry Actor: Giffard
Role: Smugler Actor: Lyon
Role: Clincher Sr Actor: Penkethman
Role: Clincher Jr Actor: Woodward
Role: Dicky Actor: Norris
Role: Lady Darling Actor: Mrs Haughton
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Hamilton
Role: Parly Actor: Miss Tollett
Role: Lady Lurewell Actor: Mrs Giffard

Afterpiece Title: The Lover His Own Rival

Related Works
Related Work: The Lover His Own Rival Author(s): Abraham Langford

Dance: In V: Scot's Dance by Haughton, Mrs Bullock, &c

Event Comment: Benefit for Lowe. Afterpiece: A Ballad Opera (never perform'd there) by Abraham Langford

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Othello

Cast
Role: Othello Actor: Barry
Role: Iago Actor: Macklin
Role: Brabantio Actor: Sparks
Role: Cassio Actor: Ridout
Role: Roderigo Actor: Dyer
Role: Lodovico Actor: Anderson
Role: Gratiano Actor: Redman
Role: Duke Actor: Marten
Role: Montano Actor: Bransby
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Macklin
Role: Desdemona Actor: Mrs Cibber.

Afterpiece Title: The Lover His Own Rival

Cast
Role: Clerimont Actor: Lowe
Role: Fretful Actor: Collins
Role: Matchwood Actor: Bennet
Role: Frederick Actor: Cushing
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Pitt
Role: Harriot Actor: Mrs Chambers.
Related Works
Related Work: The Lover His Own Rival Author(s): Abraham Langford

Song: New Cantata call'dThe Court of Comus set by Worgan-Lowe

Dance: GGrand Scots Ballet, as17521216

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Guardian; Or, The Cutter Of Coleman Street

Related Works
Related Work: The Guardian Author(s): Abraham Cowley
Related Work: The Cutter of Coleman Street Author(s): Abraham Cowley

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Fifth

Cast
Role: King Henry Actor: Johnson
Role: Dauphin Actor: Giffard
Role: King of France Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Bourbon Actor: Richardson
Role: Orleans Actor: Woodward
Role: Exeter Actor: Rosco
Role: York Actor: Lyon
Role: Scroop Actor: Havard
Role: Cambridge Actor: Hamilton
Role: Sir Thomas Actor: Ray
Role: Princess Catherine Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Tollett. With a New Prologue, addressed to the City
Related Works
Related Work: King Henry the Vth; or, The Conquest of France by the English Author(s): Aaron Hill

Afterpiece Title: The Lover His Own Rival

Related Works
Related Work: The Lover His Own Rival Author(s): Abraham Langford

Dance: II: Minuet and Louvre (at the Desire of several Persons of Quality) by Vallois and Mrs Bullock. III: French Peasant by Vallois and Mrs Bullock. V: Pierrots by Vallois and Delagarde. End of Afterpiece: Dutch Skipper by Vallois and Mrs Bullock

Song: IV: Italian Song by Mrs Chambers

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Mr Anthony

Cast
Role: Mr Anthony Actor: Nokes
Role: Mr Plot Actor: Hains
Role: Mr Art Actor: Batterton
Role: Pedagog Actor: Underhil
Role: Mr Cudden Actor: Angel
Role: Trick Actor: Samford
Role: Mrs Philadelphia Actor: Mrs Jennings
Role: Mrs Isabella Actor: Mrs Batterton
Role: Mrs Betty Actor: Mrs Long
Role: Goody Winifred Actor: Mrs Norris
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: .

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Mr Turbulent; Or, The Melanchollicks

Cast
Role: Timothy Turbulent Actor: Underhil
Role: Furnish Actor: Jevon
Role: Hangby Actor: Gillow
Role: Grin Sneak Actor: Norris
Role: Finical Cringe Actor: Nokes
Role: Rabsheka Sly Actor: Bowman
Role: Abednego Suck Thumb Actor: Anthony Leigh
Role: Fairlove Actor: Williams
Role: Friendly Actor: Wiltsher
Role: Dr Quibus Actor: Peircival
Role: Pollux Actor: Richards
Role: Mrs Turbulent Actor: Mrs Norris
Role: Lady Medler Actor: Mrs Currer
Role: Lucia Actor: Lady Slingsby
Role: Priscilla Actor: Mrs Price
Role: Mrs Sly Actor: Mrs Osborn
Role: The Prologue Actor: Lady Slingsby
Role: The Epilogue Actor: Mr Turbulent.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Mr Abell; having had the Honour lately, to Sing to the Nobility and Gentry of Richmond and the Neighbouring Towns, thinks himself bound in Gratitude...to return his most Humble Thanks with a Performance of New Musick, in English, Latin, Italian, French-Mr Abell; &c....being Honour'd and Accompany'd-the Greatest Masters of Europe

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Afterpiece Title: Britain's Happiness

Song: Singing in Italian and English-Mrs Tofts

Dance: l'Abbe, duRuel, Cherrier, Mrs Elford, Mrs Campion, Mrs Mayers, Devonshire Girl

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Mad Tom Of Bedlam; Or, The Distress'd Lovers: With The Comical Humours Of squire Numscul

Cast
Role: Numscul Actor: Penkethman
Role: Mad Tom Actor: Wm. Giffard
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Haughton
Role: Sir William Friendly Actor: Huddy
Role: Jeremy Actor: R. Williams
Role: Cook Actor: Pearce
Role: Butler Actor: Machen
Role: Gardener Actor: W. Williams
Role: Robin Actor: Eaton
Role: Lady Numscul Actor: Mrs Thomas
Role: Lady Friendly Actor: Mrs Mountfort
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Justice Gripeall Actor: Collett.

Song: Mr Corse, age 12

Dance: DDutch Skipper-Sandham; Drunken Man-Wilcox; (On 8 Aug. and there after:) Mad Dance, Pierrot-Le Sieur Labisle, from France

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Royal Shepherd

Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Champnes
Role: Amintas Actor: Vernon
Role: Eliza Actor: Signora Cremonini
Role: Thamiris Actor: Miss Young
Role: Camilla Actor: Miss Wright
Role: Agenor Actor: Mrs Dorman

Dance: I: A New Dance call'd The Hunters-Mas. Clinton, Miss Street, Miss Ford; II: The Faggot Binders-Aldridge, Miss Baker; End Opera: A Dance-Grimaldi, Lauchery, Miss Baker

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Royal Shepherd

Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Champnes
Role: Amintas Actor: Vernon
Role: Eliza Actor: Signora Cremonini
Role: Thamiris Actor: Miss Young
Role: Camilla Actor: Miss Wright
Role: Agenor Actor: Mrs Dorman

Dance: I: The Sheep Shearers, as17640308 II: The Shepherdesses, as17640113; End Opera: Dance, as17640301

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Sir Courtly Nice

Afterpiece Title: La Guinquette; or, Harlequin Turned Tapster

Cast
Role: Apparently Parts Actor: Sorin, Baxter.

Dance: An Entertainment of Mimick Dancing, call'd, La Caprice-Harlequin (in Imitation of Mlle Provost, the Famous Dancer in the Opera at Paris)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Royal Shepherd

Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Champnes
Role: Amintas Actor: Vernon
Role: Eliza Actor: Signora Cremonini
Role: Thamiris Actor: Miss Young
Role: Camilla Actor: Miss Wright
Role: Agenor Actor: Mrs Dorman

Dance: I: The Hunters, as17640224; The Faggot Binders, as17640224; End Opera: A Dance, as17640224

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Royal Shepherd

Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Champnes
Role: Amintas Actor: Vernon
Role: Eliza Actor: Signora Cremonini
Role: Thamiris Actor: Miss Young
Role: Camilla Actor: Miss Wright
Role: Agenor Actor: Mrs Dorman

Dance: II: The Faggot Binders, as17640224; End Opera: A Dance, as17640224

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Royal Shepherd

Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Champnes
Role: Amintas Actor: Vernon
Role: Eliza Actor: Signora Cremonini
Role: Thamiris Actor: Miss Young
Role: Camilla Actor: Miss Wright
Role: Agenor Actor: Mrs Dorman

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Cast
Role: Fribble Actor: Obrien
Role: Flash Actor: King
Role: Loveit Actor: Packer
Role: Puff Actor: Moody
Role: Jasper Actor: Ackman
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Biddy Actor: Miss Pope.

Dance: I: The Sheep Shearers-Lauchery, Miss Baker; II: The Faggot Binders, as17640224; End Opera: A Dance, as17640319

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Cast
Role: Macbeth Actor: Turner
Role: Macduff Actor: Pope
Role: Duncan Actor: Hull
Role: Banquo Actor: Murray
Role: Malcolm Actor: Clarke
Role: Lenox Actor: Whitfield
Role: Donalbaine Actor: Simmons
Role: Doctor Actor: Waddy
Role: Seward Actor: Davenport
Role: Seyton Actor: Thompson
Role: Fleance Actor: Master Rees
Role: Officer Actor: Klanert
Role: Murderers Actor: Claremont, Abbot
Role: Witches Actor: Munden, Emery, Rees
Role: Hecate Actor: Townsend
Role: Waiting Gentlewoman Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Lady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Johnson

Dance: As17981211

Song: Mainpiece: Vocal Parts-Incledon, Johnstone, Townsend, Hill, Linton, Blurton, Street, Gray, Little, Lee, Sawyer, Tett, Dyke, Mrs Chapman, Miss Mitchell, Miss Wheatley, Mrs Iliff, Miss Sims, Mrs Whitmore, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Miss Leserve, Mrs Castelle, Mrs Norton, Mrs Gilbert, Mrs Masters, Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Blurton, Miss Walcup, Miss Gray, Miss Burnett, Mrs Martyr

Related Works
Related Work: The Cutter of Coleman Street Author(s): Abraham Cowley
Related Work: The Guardian Author(s): Abraham Cowley
Related Work: Elfrid or, The Fair Inconstant Author(s): Aaron Hill