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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

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Every Man In His Humour

Cast
Role: Kitely Actor: Garrick
Role: Young Knowell Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Wellbred Actor: Jefferson
Role: Cash Actor: Brereton, first time
Role: Bridget Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Bobadil Actor: King
Role: Justice Clement Actor: Hartry
Role: Cob Actor: Moody
Role: Mrs Kitely Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Brainworm Actor: Baddeley
Role: Downright Actor: Bransby
Role: Tib Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Mr Stephen Actor: Weston
Role: Mr Matthew Actor: W. Palmer
Role: Old Knowell Actor: Hurst.

Afterpiece Title: Polly Honeycomb

Performance Comment: Mr Honeycomb-Parsons; Scribble-Dodd; Ledger-Bransby; Mrs Honeycomb-Mrs Johnston; Polly-Miss Pope; Nurse-Mrs Bradshaw.
Cast
Role: Mr Honeycomb Actor: Parsons
Role: Scribble Actor: Dodd
Role: Ledger Actor: Bransby
Role: Mrs Honeycomb Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Bradshaw.

Dance: End: The Mountaineers, as17730930 Como, Sga Crespi (2nd appearance)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchymist

Performance Comment: Subtle-Burton; Sir Epicure Mammon-Love; Kastril-J. Burton; Face-Palmer; Tribulation-Hartry; Surly-Baddeley; Ananias-Parsons; Doll Common-Mrs Hopkins; Dame Pliant-Mrs Johnston; Abel Drugger-Garrick; Lovewit-Packer; Dapper-W. Palmer.
Cast
Role: Subtle Actor: Burton
Role: Sir Epicure Mammon Actor: Love
Role: Kastril Actor: J. Burton
Role: Face Actor: Palmer
Role: Tribulation Actor: Hartry
Role: Surly Actor: Baddeley
Role: Ananias Actor: Parsons
Role: Doll Common Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Dame Pliant Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Abel Drugger Actor: Garrick
Role: Lovewit Actor: Packer
Role: Dapper Actor: W. Palmer.

Afterpiece Title: Polly Honeycomb

Performance Comment: Mr Honeycombe-Parsons; Scribble-Dodd; Ledger-Bransby; Nurse-Mrs Bradshaw; Mrs Honeycomb-Mrs Johnston; Polly-Miss Pope.
Cast
Role: Mr Honeycombe Actor: Parsons
Role: Scribble Actor: Dodd
Role: Ledger Actor: Bransby
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Mrs Honeycomb Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Pope.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Cuckolds-haven; Or, An Alderman No Conjurer

Performance Comment: Edition of 1685: Prologue-; Alderman Touchstone Intended for Mr Nokes-Percivall; Golding-Baker; Quicksilver-Jevon; Security-Lee; Sir Petronell Flash-Williams; Captain Seagull-Gillow; Bramble-Hains; Mrs Touchstone-Mrs Corye; Girtred-Mrs Percivall; Mildred-Mrs Twiford; Security's Wife-Mrs Price; Epilogue-.
Cast
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Mr Nokes Actor: Percivall
Role: Golding Actor: Baker
Role: Quicksilver Actor: Jevon
Role: Security Actor: Lee
Role: Sir Petronell Flash Actor: Williams
Role: Captain Seagull Actor: Gillow
Role: Bramble Actor: Hains
Role: Mrs Touchstone Actor: Mrs Corye
Role: Girtred Actor: Mrs Percivall
Role: Mildred Actor: Mrs Twiford
Role: Security's Wife Actor: Mrs Price
Role: Epilogue Actor: .

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: At the Particular Desire of several Persons of Quality. Daily Advertiser, 9 Feb.: Last Monday Night Mr Alderman Parsons made a Grand Entertainment at his House in St. Katherine's, whereat were present a great Number of Persons of Quality and Distinction, and last Night oblig'd them with a Play [at gf]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Committee

Cast
Role: Teague Actor: Miller.

Afterpiece Title: Father Girard the Sorcerer

Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Norris.
Role: Father Girard Actor: Rosco
Role: Dominico Actor: Jenkins
Role: Father Burn Actor: Miller
Role: Lucifer Actor: Huddy
Role: Judges Actor: Bardin, Morgan
Role: Father to Miss Cadiere Actor: Colett
Role: Miss Cadiere Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Lady Abbess Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Mother to Miss Cadiere Actor: Mrs Tollet
Role: Witches Actor: Excell, Jenkins, Bardin, Miss Wherrit.
Event Comment: MMr Vernon-Macheath, 1st time; Mr Parsons-Filch, Mrs Parsons-Mrs Peachum (Cross Diary). Mr William Parsons came with Mr James Love from Edinburg, and Made his first appearance on the stage in London this evening; He died of an asthma on Tues. 3 February in the severe winter of 1795, and was buried in the churchyard of Lea-Church near Blackheath in Kent; he was in his 60th year (Macmillan [Hopkins MS Notes]). Afterpiece: Not acted these 2 years. [See 19 Oct. 1759.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Macheath-Vernon, 1st appearance on the English Stage these 5 years; Beggar-Castle; Lockit-Bransby; Player-Mozeen; Lucy-Mrs Clive; Mrs Peachum-Mrs Parsons, 1st appearance; Diana Trapes-Mrs Bradshaw; Polly-Mrs Vincent; Peachum-Moody; Mat@o@Mint-Blakes; Filch-Parsons, 1st time; In Act III,Hornpipe-Miss Dawson; To conclude with a Country Dance-.

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Cast
Role: Sharp Actor: Vernon
Role: Gayless Actor: Ackman
Role: Guttle Actor: Phillips
Role: Cook Actor: Mozeen
Role: Trippit Actor: Marr
Role: Kitty Pry Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Melissa Actor: Mrs Lee.

Dance: End Opera: A Dutch Dance-Vincent, Sga Giorgi

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 Connoisseur; Or, Every Man In His Folly

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: The Rehearsal

Performance Comment: Bayes-Garrick; Smith-J. Aickin; Johnson-Jefferson; Others-Baddeley, Palmer, W. Palmer, Hurst, Parsons, Moody, Jacobs, Bransby, Fawcett, Wheeler, Ackman, Kear, Keen, Johnson, Wrighten, Rooker, Miss Platt, Mrs Davies, Miss Ambrose, Miss Collett; With an Additional Reinforcement of Mr Bayes's New Raised Troops-.

Afterpiece Title: The Chaplet

Cast
Role: Damon Actor: Vernon
Role: Palemon Actor: Davies
Role: Pastora Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Scott
Role: To conclude with a Dance Actor: .

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

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Cast
Role: Don John Actor: Aickin
Role: Benedict Actor: Garrick
Role: Dogberry Actor: Waldron
Role: Verges Actor: Carpenter
Role: Conrade Actor: Griffiths
Role: Messenger Actor: Lamash
Role: Sexton Actor: Wrighten
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Packer
Role: Balthazar Actor: Vernon
Role: Town Clerk Actor: Baddeley
Role: Leonato Actor: Jefferson
Role: Hero Actor: Miss Hopkins
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: Antonio Actor: Hurst
Role: Borachio Actor: Usher
Role: Friar Actor: Wright
Role: Margaret Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Millidge
Role: Claudio Actor: Brereton
Role: a Masquerade Dance Actor:
Role: to conclude with a Country Dance Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: May Day

Performance Comment: As17751104, but Furrow-Parsons.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Performance Comment: Benedict-Garrick; Claudio-Cautherly; Don John-J. Aickin; Don Pedro-Packer; Leonato-Aickin; Balthasar-Vernon (with song); Antonio-Hurst; Dogberry-Parsons; Verges-Hartry; Borachio-Ackman; Town Clerk-Baddeley; Margaret-Mrs Bradshaw; Hero-Mrs Morland (first time); Ursula-Mrs Millidge; Beatrice-Miss Pope; In Act II: a Masquerade Dance proper to the play-; To Conclude with a Country Dance-.
Cast
Role: Benedict Actor: Garrick
Role: Claudio Actor: Cautherly
Role: Don John Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Packer
Role: Leonato Actor: Aickin
Role: Balthasar Actor: Vernon
Role: Antonio Actor: Hurst
Role: Dogberry Actor: Parsons
Role: Verges Actor: Hartry
Role: Borachio Actor: Ackman
Role: Town Clerk Actor: Baddeley
Role: Margaret Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Hero Actor: Mrs Morland
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Millidge
Role: Beatrice Actor: Miss Pope
Role: a Masquerade Dance proper to the play Actor:
Role: To Conclude with a Country Dance Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: The Ladies' Frolick

Cast
Role: Hilliard Actor: Davies
Role: Vincent Actor: Fawcett
Role: Oliver Actor: Dodd
Role: Justice Clack Actor: Parsons
Role: Beggars Actor: Wright, Waldron, Kear, Booth, Messink, Mrs Bradshaw, Mrs Love
Role: Meriel Actor: Miss Rogers
Role: Rachel Actor: Miss Radley
Role: a Crutch Dance Actor: .

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Every Man In His Humour

Performance Comment: Kitely-Garrick; Bobadill-King; Brainworm-Baddeley; Master Stephen-Weston; Clement-Parsons; Matthew-Burton; Old Knowell-Hurst; Young Knowell-J. Aickin; Wellbred-Jefferson; Downright-Bransby; Cash-Brereton; Cob-Moody; Bridget-Mrs Davies; Tib-Mrs Bradshaw; Mrs Kitely-Miss Younge.
Cast
Role: Kitely Actor: Garrick
Role: Bobadill Actor: King
Role: Brainworm Actor: Baddeley
Role: Master Stephen Actor: Weston
Role: Clement Actor: Parsons
Role: Matthew Actor: Burton
Role: Old Knowell Actor: Hurst
Role: Young Knowell Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Wellbred Actor: Jefferson
Role: Downright Actor: Bransby
Role: Cash Actor: Brereton
Role: Cob Actor: Moody
Role: Bridget Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Tib Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Mrs Kitely Actor: Miss Younge.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Cast
Role: Sir John Actor: Vernon
Role: Jobson Actor: Moody
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Nell Actor: Miss Pope.

Dance: V: The Sailors Revels, as17740920

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Maid Of The Oaks

Performance Comment: Dupely-Dodd; Oldworth-Aickin; Sir Harry Groveby-Brereton; Druid-Bannister; Hurry-Parsons; Painter-Moody; Architect-Fawcett; Old Groveby-Baddeley; Maria-Miss P. Hopkins; Lady Bab Lardoon-Mrs Abington; The last new Epilogue-Mrs Abington. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]
Cast
Role: Dupely Actor: Dodd
Role: Oldworth Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir Harry Groveby Actor: Brereton
Role: Druid Actor: Bannister
Role: Hurry Actor: Parsons
Role: Painter Actor: Moody
Role: Architect Actor: Fawcett
Role: Old Groveby Actor: Baddeley
Role: Maria Actor: Miss P. Hopkins
Role: Lady Bab Lardoon Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: The last new Epilogue Actor: Mrs Abington.

Afterpiece Title: Polly Honeycomb

Performance Comment: Mr Honeycomb-Parsons; Scribble-Dodd; Ledger-Bransby; Mrs Honeycomb-Mrs Johnston; Nurse-Mrs Bradshaw; Polly Honeycomb-Miss Pope.
Cast
Role: Mr Honeycomb Actor: Parsons
Role: Scribble Actor: Dodd
Role: Ledger Actor: Bransby
Role: Mrs Honeycomb Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Polly Honeycomb Actor: Miss Pope.

Dance: In II: [but postponed until end of Act III (see following note)]a new grand Ballet, Demie Caractere, composed by Gallet, The Double Festival-Gallet, Mlle Dupre (their 1st appearance upon the English stage), Helme, Slingsby, Sga Vidini, Sga Crespi, Sga Ricci; In V: [a new grand serious Ballet, composed by Gallet, The Triumph of Love-Gallet, Helme, Sga Crespi, Miss Armstrong, Mlle Dupre

Song: In: a Fete Champetre[. The vocal parts-Vernon, Davies, Miss Abrams, Mrs Scott, Mrs Wrighten. [This was included, as here assigned (except on 20 Feb. 1777), in all subsequent performances.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Merchant Of Venice

Cast
Role: Antonio Actor: Hull
Role: Shylock Actor: Henderson
Role: Bassanio Actor: Davies
Role: Salanio Actor: Egan
Role: Solarino Actor: T. Davis
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Du-Bellamy
Role: Du Actor: Bellamy
Role: Old Gobbo Actor: Blissett
Role: Tubal Actor: Massey
Role: Launcelot Actor: Edwin
Role: Duke Actor: Fearon
Role: Gratiano Actor: Palmer
Role: Nerissa Actor: Mrs Hunter
Role: Jessica Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Portia Actor: Miss Barsanti

Afterpiece Title: Polly Honeycombe

Performance Comment: Mr Honeycombe-Parsons; Scribble-R. Palmer; Ledger-Griffiths; Mrs Honeycombe-Mrs Gardner; Nurse-Mrs Love; Polly Honeycombe-Mrs Hitchcock.
Cast
Role: Mr Honeycombe Actor: Parsons
Role: Scribble Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Ledger Actor: Griffiths
Role: Mrs Honeycombe Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Polly Honeycombe Actor: Mrs Hitchcock.

Dance: As17770611