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Event Comment: Betterton's Company. The date of the premiere is not known, but the fact that the play was advertised in the Post Boy, 16-18 April 1700, suggests that the first production came before Easter, March 31. A song, Delia tired Strephon with her flame, with music by John Eccles and sung by Bowman, is in Wit and Mirth, 1706

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beau Defeated; Or, The Lucky Younger Brother

Performance Comment: Edition ca. 1700: Prologue-Mr Bowman; Epilogue-a Boy; Sir John Roverhead-Bowman; Elder Clerimont-Trout; Younger Clerimont-Verbruggen; Belvoir-Thurmond; Lady Landsworth-Mrs Bracegirdle; Mrs Rich-Mrs Barry; Mrs Clerimont-Mrs Bowman; Lady la Basset-Mrs Prince; Mrs Fidget-Mrs Willis.
Cast
Role: Prologue Actor: Mr Bowman
Role: Epilogue Actor: a Boy
Role: Sir John Roverhead Actor: Bowman
Role: Elder Clerimont Actor: Trout
Role: Younger Clerimont Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Belvoir Actor: Thurmond
Role: Lady Landsworth Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Mrs Rich Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Mrs Clerimont Actor: Mrs Bowman
Role: Lady la Basset Actor: Mrs Prince
Role: Mrs Fidget Actor: Mrs Willis.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Italian Husband

Performance Comment: Edition of 1698: An induction Scene: A Praelude between a Poet, a Critic, and Peregrine. Prologue-; Frederico-Verbrugen; Alouisia-Mrs Bowman; Alfonso-Hodgson; Fidalbo-Watson; Rodrigo-Thurmond; Amidea-Mrs Prince; Florella-Mrs Martin; Epilogue by Jo. Haynes-Mr Bowman mimicking a Beau.
Cast
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Frederico Actor: Verbrugen
Role: Alouisia Actor: Mrs Bowman
Role: Alfonso Actor: Hodgson
Role: Fidalbo Actor: Watson
Role: Rodrigo Actor: Thurmond
Role: Amidea Actor: Mrs Prince
Role: Florella Actor: Mrs Martin
Role: Haynes Actor: Mr Bowman mimicking a Beau.

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: 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: Betterton's Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but the fact that the play was advertised in the Post Boy, 18-21 Dec. 1697, suggests that the premiere occurred not later than late November. This play was originally given to the company in Drury Lane, but withdrawn. See G. Thorn-Drury, An Unrecorded Play Title, Review of English Studies, VI (1930), 316-18. Edition of 1698: A Dialogue in the fourth Act, between Mr Bowman and Mrs Bracegirdle; The words by Mr Durfey and set by Mr Eccles: When will Stella kind and tendre. A Dialogue in the fifth Act, between a Boy and a Girl, and an Old Man, Written by Mr Motteux, set to the Musick by Mr J. Eccles. Preface: I look upon those that endeavour'd to discountenance this Play as Enemys to me

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Deceiver Deceived

Performance Comment: Edition of 1698: Meleto Bondi-Betterton; Gonsalvo-Arnold; Count Andrea-Hodgson; Fidelio-Verbruggen; Count Insulls-Bowman; Gervatio-Bowen; Actwell-Trafuse; Hiordouble-Knap; Strechwell-Watson; Olivio-Mrs Barry; Ariana-Mrs Bracegirdle; Lady Temptyouth-Mrs Lee; Lucinda-Mrs Prince; Prologue-Mr Bowen; Epilogue-Miss Bradshaw.
Cast
Role: Meleto Bondi Actor: Betterton
Role: Gonsalvo Actor: Arnold
Role: Count Andrea Actor: Hodgson
Role: Fidelio Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Count Insulls Actor: Bowman
Role: Gervatio Actor: Bowen
Role: Actwell Actor: Trafuse
Role: Hiordouble Actor: Knap
Role: Strechwell Actor: Watson
Role: Olivio Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Ariana Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Lady Temptyouth Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Prince
Role: Prologue Actor: Mr Bowen
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Bradshaw.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Mr Turbulent; Or, The Melanchollicks

Performance Comment: Edition of 1682: Timothy Turbulent-Underhil; Furnish-Jevon; Hangby-Gillow; Grin Sneak-Norris; Finical Cringe-Nokes; Rabsheka Sly-Bowman; Abednego Suck Thumb-Anthony Leigh; Fairlove-Williams; Friendly-Wiltsher; Dr Quibus-Peircival; Pollux-Richards; Mrs Turbulent-Mrs Norris; Lady Medler-Mrs Currer; Lucia-Lady Slingsby; Priscilla-Mrs Price; Mrs Sly-Mrs Osborn; The Prologue-Lady Slingsby; The Epilogue-Mr Turbulent.
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.
Event Comment: Rich's Company. That this day was the premiere is implied by the Post Boy, 6-9 July 1700: This Day at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane, will be presented a New Comedy, never Acted before, called Courtship Alamode. Preface, Edition of 1700: This Play was so long expected e're it came into the World, that I'm oblig'd in Justice to my self, to excuse its appearance at at time when there were scarce Witnesses in Town of its Birth. It was enter'd in the other House [lif], where Mr Betterton did me all the Justice I cou'd indeed reasonably hope for. But that Example he gave, was not it seems to be follow'd by the whole Company, since 'tis known that Mr Bowman (I mention his Name to keep the reflection from other sharers) kept the first Character of my Play six weeks, and then cou'd hardly read six lines on't. How far that Way of management makes of late for the Interest and Honour of that House, is easie to be judg'd. Some who valu'd their reputations more, were indeed rarely or never absent. To these I gave my thanks; but finding that six or seven people cou'd not perform what was design'd for fifteen, I was oblig'd to remove it after so many sham Rehearsals, and in two days it got footing upon the other Stage [dl]. Where twas immediately cast to the best Advantage, and Plaid in less than twenty days. [In the Dedication Penkethman states that he saw the play into print after its being received well by the town.] A Comparison Between the Two Stages (1700), pp. 104-5: Ramble: Courtship Alamode, the Author, one Crawford, a Caledonian. Sullen: I remember it, and its Adventures; it was enter'd into the New-House, at the Recommendation of a certain Scotch Lord, and sojourning there six Months to no purpose, it travell'd afterwards to the Old-House, where it was with much ado Acted. Ramble: And Damn'd-there I was in with you

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Courtship A La Mode

Cast
Role: Mr Farquhar Actor: Mr Powell
Role: Epilogue Actor: Will. Pinkethman
Role: Sir John Winmore Actor: Powel
Role: Bellair Actor: Wilks
Role: Sir Anthony Addle Actor: Norris
Role: Dick Addle Actor: Pinkethman
Role: Freelove Actor: Mills
Role: Alderman Chollerick Actor: Johnson
Role: Ned Chollerick Actor: Toms
Role: Willie Actor: Bullock
Role: Scowrer Actor: Fairbank
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Melintha Actor: Mrs Moor
Role: Decoy Actor: Mrs Powel
Role: Timandra Actor: Mrs Temple
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Kent
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Baker.

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: 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

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: Romeo And Juliet

Cast
Role: Romeo Actor: Young Gentleman, first appearance on any stage.
Role: Mercutio Actor: Dodd
Role: Friar Lawrence Actor: Packer
Role: Benvolio Actor: Davies
Role: Capulet Actor: Inchbald
Role: Tybalt Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Peter Actor: Burton
Role: Lady Capulet Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Juliet Actor: Miss Mansell
Role: Apothecary Actor: Castle
Role: Paris Actor: Fawcett
Role: Prince Actor: Keen
Role: Balthazar Actor: Wheeler
Role: With the Funeral Procession Actor:
Role: the Vocal Parts Actor: Champnes, Davies, Kear, Mrs Scott, Mrs Wrighten, Mrs Hunt
Role: a Masquerade Actor:
Role: a Dance Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Invasion

Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Wright
Role: Mercury Actor: Davies
Role: Abram Actor: W. Palmer
Role: Gasconade Actor: Baddeley
Role: Snip Actor: Parsons
Role: Old Woman Actor: Dodd
Role: Bounce Actor: Bransby
Role: Simon Actor: Moody
Role: Justice Actor: Hartry
Role: Constable Actor: Griffith
Role: Forge Actor: Ackman
Role: Welshman Actor: Waldron
Role: Irishman Actor: Messink
Role: Dolly Snip Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Mrs Snip Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Sukey Chitterlin Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: To Conclude with a Grand Chorus Actor: Champness, Mrs Wrighten, Bannister, Dibdin, Davies, Kear, Fawcett, Wheeler, Mrs Scott, Mrs Hunt.

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

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: New Brooms

Cast
Role: Sprightly Actor: King
Role: Phelim Actor: Moody
Role: Catcall Actor: Palmer
Role: Sir Dulcimer Dunder Actor: Parsons
Role: Sailor Actor: Bannister
Role: Mezzetin Actor: Baddeley
Role: Furrow Actor: Wrighten
Role: Dripping Actor: Griffiths
Role: Musician Actor: Wright
Role: Frank Furrow Actor: Burton
Role: Lad Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Crotchet Actor: Dodd
Role: Mrs Dripping Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Mrs Furrow Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Doxy Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Miss Dripping Actor: Miss Stageldoir
Role: Miss Quaver Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: unassigned Actor: Carpenter
Role: not listed on playbill, Actor: King

Afterpiece Title: Matilda

Cast
Role: Morcar Actor: Reddish
Role: Siward Actor: Palmer
Role: Oswald Actor: Chaplin
Role: Harold Actor: Wrighten
Role: Edwin Actor: Smith
Role: Bertha Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Matilda Actor: Miss Younge.

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Cast
Role: Jerry Sneak Actor: A Young Gentleman
Role: Sir Jacob Jollup Actor: Waldron
Role: Mr Bruin Actor: Wright
Role: Lint Actor: Wrighten
Role: Heeltap Actor: Bransby
Role: Major Sturgeon Actor: Bannister
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Mrs Wrighten.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: At Hay The Recruiting Officer

Cast
Role: Mr Ballance Actor: Packer
Role: Scale Actor: Fawcett
Role: Scruple Actor: Maddocks
Role: Mr Worthy Actor: read byWhitfield
Role: Captain Plume Actor: Wroughton
Role: Captain Brazen Actor: Dodd
Role: Serjeant Kite Actor: Caulfield
Role: Bullock Actor: Moody
Role: Coster Pearmain Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Appletree Actor: Burton
Role: Welch Collier Actor: Suett
Role: Constable Actor: Banks
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Melinda Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Rose Actor: Miss Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Mariners

Cast
Role: Mr Indigo Actor: Suett
Role: Charles Actor: Bland
Role: Henry Actor: Dignum
Role: Clover Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Mizin Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Flintbourg Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Sea Boys Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Landlord Actor: Burton
Role: Chequer Actor: Fawcett
Role: Trusty Actor: Maddocks
Role: Caustic Actor: Webb
Role: Sophia Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Susan Actor: Miss Collins
Role: Bell Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Julia Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Rest of the Vocal Characters Actor: Caulfield, Danby, Welsh, Shaw

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Mourning Bride

Cast
Role: Osmyn Actor: a young gentleman
Role: King Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Gonzales Actor: Packer
Role: Garcia Actor: Palmer
Role: Heli Actor: Hurst
Role: Selim Actor: Fawcett
Role: Alonzo Actor: Ackman
Role: Perez Actor: Keen
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Almeria Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Johnson.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchymist

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

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.