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Mainpiece Title: The Careless Husband

Role: Sir Charles Actor: Giffard.
Role: Foppington Actor: Macklin
Role: Lady Betty Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Morelove Actor: Wright
Role: Lady Easy Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Lady Graveairs Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Edging Actor: Mrs Clive.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe; or, Esop in the Shades

Performance Comment: In which will be introduced Singing-Mr Beard, Mrs Clive; particularly The Life of a Belle, in Imitation of The Life of a Beau, -Mrs Clive; Esop-Taswell; Mercury-Beard; Charon-Marten; Drunken Man-Macklin; Beau-Woodward; Attorney-Turbutt; Thomas-Raftor; Lady-Miss Bennet; Lucy-Mrs Clive; With a Prologue-; Epilogue-.
Role: In which will be introduced Singing Actor: Mr Beard, Mrs Clive
Role: Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Esop Actor: Taswell
Role: Mercury Actor: Beard
Role: Charon Actor: Marten
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Macklin
Role: Beau Actor: Woodward
Role: Attorney Actor: Turbutt
Role: Thomas Actor: Raftor
Role: Lady Actor: Miss Bennet
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: With a Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: .

Dance: II: La Matelote-Desnoyer, Mlle Chateauneuf; III: Muilment; V: Le Tambourine-Mlle Chateauneuf


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


Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Role: Jeremy Actor: Shuter
Role: Miss Prue Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Valentine Actor: Havard
Role: Scandal Actor: Mills
Role: Sir Sampson Actor: Bridges
Role: Tattle Actor: Woodward
Role: Foresight Actor: Taswell
Role: Trapland Actor: Ray
Role: Ben Actor: Yates
Role: Mrs Foresight Actor: Mrs Willoughby
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Pit
Role: Mrs Frail Actor: Mrs Elmy
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Pritchard

Afterpiece Title: The Chaplet

Performance Comment: Mr Beard ill; Master Mattocks did his part in ye Chaplet (Cross); As17500111, but Dancers As17500104, but Damon-Mattocks.

Ballet: II: Savoyard Travellers. Principal Savoyards-Grandchamps, Mlle Auretti, Mathews, Mrs Addison; Children Savoyards-Little Swiss, Miss Popling; Peasants-M'Neil, Mlle delaContri; see17491110

Event Comment: Benefit for Beard. Afterpiece: By Particular Desire. Part of Pit rail'd into boxes. Ladies send servants by 3 o'clock. Doors open at half past three. Tickets at Mr Beard's lodgings, Russel St., Covent Garden. Last till Holidays. Receipts: #250 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Inconstant

Role: Duretete Actor: Garrick
Role: Young Mirabel Actor: Palmer
Role: Old Mirabel Actor: Yates
Role: Dugard Actor: Blakes
Role: Petit Actor: Shuter
Role: Lamorce Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Oriana Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Bissarre Actor: Mrs Clive.

Afterpiece Title: Duke and no Duke

Role: Flametta Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Lavinio Actor: Blakes
Role: Trappolin Actor: Woodward
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Bennet.

Song: II: A New Cantata (compos'd by Mr Arne)-Beard; III: Singing-Master Vernon; IV: The Incantation Song in Dryden's Indian Queen (composed by Purcell)-Beard

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr Beard. Afterpiece: By Desire. Tickets of Beard at Mrs Coleman's in East St., near Red Lyon Square, and at the Stage Door. Receipts: #300 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Role: Fribble Actor: Yates
Role: Flash Actor: Woodward
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Miss Minors.

Song: II: A New Cantata-Beard; III: Hooly and Fairly by Desire-Beard; V: Rule Britannia-Beard, chorus; Britons Strike Home sung in Character-Beard, accompanied with a chorus

Music: IV: A Piece upon the Harp-Parry

Dance: ll concluding with% Hornpipe-Mathews

Event Comment: Benefit for Beard. Last time of performing till Easter Holidays. Pit and Boxes to be laid together. Several of Mr Beard's Friends being pre-engag'd for Monday 23 March, advertised for his benefit, and Mr Rich having kindly given him Saturday the 14th, he humbly hopes (the shortness of the Time not permitting him to wait on his Friends as usual) those Ladies and Gentlemen who desire to favour him with their presence, will be pleased to sen for their tickets and places, to his House next Old Slaughter's Coffee House in St Martin's Lane. Receipts: #100 2s. 6d. plus #206 15s. from tickets (Box and Pit 827) (Account Book). Charges: #63 (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Jovial Crew

Role: Old Rents Actor: Sparks
Role: Hearty Actor: Beard
Role: Springlove Actor: Clarke
Role: Randal Actor: Dunstall
Role: Oliver Actor: Dyer
Role: Justice Clack Actor: Shuter
Role: Hilliard Actor: Baker
Role: Vincent Actor: Mattocks
Role: Meriel Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Rachel Actor: Miss Brent, with dances incident to the Opera.

Afterpiece Title: Love a-la-Mode

Role: Sir Archy Actor: Macklin
Role: Squire Groom Actor: Shuter
Role: Sir Callaghan Actor: Barrington
Role: Mordecai Actor: Cresswick
Role: Sir Theodore Actor: Dunstall
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Parts Actor: Creswick, Mrs Burden.

Entertainment: MMedley Epilogue, written by Garrick-Beard

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr Beard. Part of Pit will be laid into boxes, &c. Receipts: #350 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Every Man In His Humour

Role: Clement Actor: Taswell.
Role: Kitely Actor: Garrick
Role: Old Knowell Actor: Berry
Role: Young Knowell Actor: Usher
Role: Wellbred Actor: Palmer
Role: Bobadil Actor: Woodward
Role: Stephen Actor: Yates
Role: Downright Actor: Bransby
Role: Brainworm Actor: Blakes
Role: Cash Actor: Jefferson
Role: Cob Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Bridget Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Mrs Kitely Actor: Mrs Davis.

Afterpiece Title: The Englishman in Paris

Role: by Desire Actor: Foote.
Role: Buck Actor: Foote.
Role: Lucinda Actor: Miss Macklin.

Song: I: The Country Wedding-Beard; II: The Bonny Broom-Miss Young; III: By Desire, Music: Sir Watkins Delighton the Harp-Parry; IV: The Toast-Beard; V: A Duetto When Phoebus the top of the Hills does Adorn-Beard, Miss Young

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; MD 2, by George Colman, ynger, based on Raoul Barbe Bleue, by Michel Jean Sedaine (although, in the 1st edition of the play, this denied by Colman). Text (Cadell and Davies, 1798)]: The Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, and Decorations entirely new. The Musick composed and selected [from Paisiello] by Kelly. The Scenes designed and executed by Greenwood? Jun, Chalmers, and others. The Machinery, Decorations, and Dresses designed and under the direction of Johnston, and executed by him, Underwood, Gay, and Miss Rein. Books of the Songs to be had in the Theatre. Times, 8 Feb. 1798: This Day is published Blue Beard (1s. 6d.). "In the course of the representation, many blunders in working the scenery, which are unavoidable in a first representation of this nature, occurred, and the delays which took place were frequently very great...It was twelve o'-clock before the curtain dropped...The Expense of getting it up is said to be not less than #2,000" (London Chronicle, 18 Jan.). Proud swells the tide, with loads of capering heels, And vacant Folly shouts applause in peals; Hoards, even beyond th miser's wish, are thrown, To deck some sham farago for the town...Money for dresses, money for new scenes, New music, decorations, and machines; The cost of these, including every freak, Would pay ten decent players four pounds a week. Anthony Pasquin (pseud. for John Williams), "Innovation," in The Devil [1787], II, no. 2, 46. Receipts: #319 14s. 6d. (216.17.6; 102.2.0; 0.15.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Country Girl

Role: Moody Actor: Wroughton
Role: Harcourt Actor: Palmer
Role: Sparkish Actor: Russell
Role: Belville Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Countryman Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: William Actor: Maddocks
Role: Servants Actor: Webb, Evans
Role: Alithea Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Miss Peggy Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Heard.

Afterpiece Title: Blue-Beard; or, Female Curiosity

Performance Comment: Abomelique (Blue-Beard)-Palmer; Ibrahim-Suett; Selim-Kelly; Shacabac-Bannister Jun.; Hassan-Hollingsworth; Mustapha-Webb; Aladin-Davis; Spahis-Sedgwick, Bannister, Dignum, Wathen, Trueman, Maddocks; Janizaries-Danby, Wentworth, Brown, Tett, Denman, Atkins, Phillimore, Fisher, Meyers, Peck, Bardoleau, Walker, Cook, J. Fisher, Dibble, Simpson; Male Peasants-Grimaldi, Gregson, Gallot, Aylmer, Potts, Willoughby, Evans; Male Slaves-Roffey, Thomson, Whitmell, Wells, Male, Garman, W. Banks, Nicolini; Fatima-Mrs Crouch; Irene-Miss DeCamp; Beda-Mrs Bland; Female Peasants-Ms Arne, Ms Roffey, Ms Wentworth, Ms Jackson, Ms Maddocks, Ms Menage; Principal Dancer-Mlle Parisot (1st appearance this season); Female Slaves-Ms Brooker, Ms Daniels, Ms Brigg, Ms Haskey, Ms Hillingsworth [recte Illingham], Ms Byrne, Ms Willis, Ms Vining.recte Illingham], Ms Byrne, Ms Willis, Ms Vining.


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


Mainpiece Title: Venice Preserved

Role: Pierre Actor: Davies
Role: Jaffeir Actor: Ryan
Role: Renault Actor: Chapman
Role: Bedamar Actor: Hale
Role: Priuli Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Duke Actor: Rosco
Role: Officer Actor: Gibson
Role: Eliot Actor: Ridout
Role: Spinoza Actor: Anderson
Role: Theodore Actor: Carr
Role: Belvidera Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd

Role: add Coupee Actor: Woodward.
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Hippisley.

Song: Beard

Dance: Cooke, Sga Campioni


Mainpiece Title: Zara

Role: Nerestan Actor: Davies
Role: Selima Actor: Mrs Davies.
Role: Lusignan Actor: Garrick, 1st time
Role: Osman Actor: Mossop, 1st time
Role: Chatillion Actor: Blakes
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Orasmin Actor: Burton
Role: Melidor Actor: Scrase.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Role: Old Man Actor: Blakes
Role: Aesop Actor: Burton.
Role: Frenchman Actor: Blakes.
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Mercury Actor: Wilder
Role: Tatoo Actor: Marr
Role: Charon Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Mrs Tatoo Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive.

Song: Beard


Mainpiece Title: The Conscious Lovers

Role: Daniel Actor: Jefferson
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Jefferson
Role: Indiana Actor: Miss Macklin, first time.
Role: Young Bevil Actor: Ross
Role: Myrtle Actor: Palmer
Role: Tom Actor: Woodward
Role: Phillis Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Mrs Sealand Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Sir John Bevil Actor: Burton
Role: Sealand Actor: Berry
Role: Cimberton Actor: Taswell
Role: Humphrey Actor: Blakes
Role: Singing Actor: Beard.

Afterpiece Title: The Chaplet

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

Dance: Poitier Jun; first appearance that stage Mrs Vernon;

Song: Beard, Champness

Event Comment: Afterp1ece: With the Scene of the Drawing in the Guildhall. Jane Shore oblig'd to be deferr'd on account of the Indisposition of a principal performer (General Advertiser). Mr Beard enter'd the 11th inst 9 days...#7 10s. Receipts: #91 11s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: Cato

Role: Lucius Actor: Rosco
Role: Decius Actor: Ridout.
Role: Cato Actor: Quin
Role: Portius Actor: Ryan
Role: Juba Actor: Havard
Role: Sempronius Actor: Cashell
Role: Marcus Actor: Davies
Role: Syphax Actor: Gibson
Role: Lucia Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Marcia Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: The Lottery

Performance Comment: Lovemore-Beard; Jack Stocks-Woodward; Chloe-Mrs Vincent.
Role: Lovemore Actor: Beard
Role: Jack Stocks Actor: Woodward
Role: Chloe Actor: Mrs Vincent.


Mainpiece Title: The Chances

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Role: 550402but Loveit Actor: Palmer.
Role: Fribble Actor: Yates
Role: Flash Actor: Woodward
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Miss Minors.

Song: Beard


Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Role: Valentine Actor: Havard
Role: Scandal Actor: Davies
Role: Sir Sampson Legend Actor: Berry
Role: Tattle Actor: Palmer
Role: Foresight Actor: Taswell
Role: Jeremy Actor: Blakes
Role: Ben Actor: Yates
Role: Angelica Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Mrs Foresight Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Miss Prue Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Mrs Frail Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: The last New Comic Dance,The Indian Peasants, as17560515

Song: Beard

Event Comment: Benefit for Beard. Tickets of Beard next door to Old Slaughter's Coffee House, St. Martin's Lane, and of Varney at stage door. Part of Pit laid into Boxes. Amphitheatre on stage. Receipts: #280 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Suspicious Husband

Role: Meggot Actor: Woodward.
Role: Jack Meggot Actor: Yates.
Role: Ranger Actor: Garrick
Role: Strictland Actor: Berry
Role: Frankly Actor: Palmer
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Jacintha Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Bellamy Actor: Blakes
Role: Mrs Strictland Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Lucetta Actor: Miss Minors
Role: To conclude with Country Dance Actor: the Characters of the play.

Afterpiece Title: Catharine and Petruchio

Role: Petruchio Actor: Woodward
Role: Grumio Actor: Yates
Role: Catharine Actor: Mrs Clive.

Song: Beard, Champnes

Music: A Piece on the Harp-Mr Evans

Event Comment: Benefit for Beard. Mrs Cibber first did Ophelia (Cross). Afterpiece: By particular desire. Five rows of Pit laid into Boxes and stage as on 7 March. Tickets and places of Hobson at the stage door. Receipts: #275 (Cross); house charges, #63 (Powel)


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Role: Gravediggers Actor: _Vaughan, Ray
Role: Polonius Actor: James
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Cibber 1st time
Role: Hamlet Actor: Barry
Role: King Actor: Bridges.
Role: Ghost Actor: Berry
Role: Horatio Actor: Havard
Role: Laertes Actor: Blakes
Role: Ostrick Actor: Woodward
Role: Lucianus Actor: James
Role: Rosencraus Actor: Simpson
Role: Guildenstern Actor: Usher
Role: Marcellus Actor: Bransby
Role: Player King Actor: Winstone
Role: Player Queen Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: Tit for Tat

Song: Beard

Event Comment: Benefit for Beard. Part of Pit laid into boxes. Receipts: #287 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Mistake

Afterpiece Title: Britannia

Role: Prologue Actor: Garrick

Song: Beard; II: (By Desire) Cymon and Iphigenia-; III: A Tale of a Cock and a Bull-; IV: Genius of England-


Mainpiece Title: Mr Anthony

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: .


Mainpiece Title: Mr Turbulent; Or, The Melanchollicks

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.


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 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


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


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

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


Mainpiece Title: The Royal Shepherd

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


Mainpiece Title: The Royal Shepherd

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