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Mainpiece Title: Oedipus, King Of Thebes

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music composed by Mr Hen. Purcell-Leveridge, Randal, Reading, the Boy

Performance Comment: Purcell=-Leveridge, Randal, Reading, the Boy.
Cast
Role: urcell Actor: Leveridge, Randal, Reading, the Boy.

Dance: A new dance-Moreau, Mrs Cross

Event Comment: By the Great Mogul's Company of Comedians. Mainpiece: Written by the Author of George Barnwell. Afterpiece: A new Dramatick Satire: With freshest Advices Foreign and Domestick. Written by the Author of Pasquin [Henry Fielding]. These Characters will all be seen cheap; 1n the Boxes at 5s.; in the Pit at 3s.; in the Gallery at 2s. Note, None will be admitted after the House is full; for which Reason, the sooner you come, or secure your Places, the better. All Persons are desir'd to cry at the Tragedy, and laugh at the Comedy, being quite contrary to the present general Practice. Mr Hen</a> gives Notice, that if any Joke is both Hiss'd and Clapp'd, such Division will be consider'd an Encore, and the said Joke be put up again. Daily Advertiser, 22 March: Last Night the two new Performances at the Hay-Market...were receiv'd with the greatest Applause ever shown at the Theatre

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Fatal Curiosity

Related Works
Related Work: The Shipwreck Author(s): Henry Mackenzie

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: By Subscription. With a new Prologue and Epilogue. Admission as 14 Dec. 1703. [A Folger Library broadside appears to be a program for this concert. It lists in Act I The Druid's Song from Bonduca, two songs by Mrs Tofts, a song from The Fairy Queen, and a dance; in Act II The Frost Music from King Arthur, two dances, and a song by Mrs Tofts; in Act III an Ode on the Glorious Beginning of Her Majesty's Reign, set by Daniel Purcell and performed by Leveridge, Hughes, Mrs Lindsey, and Mrs Campion; a song by Mrs Tofts, The Sacrifice from King Arthur, and a Grand Dance.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Wherein several Songs in Italian and English-Mrs Tofts; With several select Pieces of Musick- (compos'd by the late famous Mr Henry Purcell) taken out of the Operas of The Fairy Queen, King Arthur, Dioclesian, and Bonduca; And an Ode upon the Happy Accession of Her Majesty to the Throne- set to Musick by Mr Daniel Purcell, never perform'd before

Dance: L'Abbe, DuRuell, Cherrier, Mrs Elford, Mrs Campion, Devonshire Girl

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Afterpiece Title: The Judgment of Paris

Cast
Role: Pallas Actor: Mrs Tofts.

Music: Wherein several Songs in Italian and English-Mrs Tofts; with several select Pieces of Musick- compos'd by the late Famous Mr Henry Purcell; And a comical Dialogue sung originally in The Island Princess,-Mr Leveridge, Mr Doggett

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

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Bonduca; Or, The British General

Cast
Role: Caratach Actor: Mills.

Afterpiece Title: Hob

Cast
Role: Hob Actor: Bickerstaff.

Music: Mainpiece: With the Original Musick by the late Mr Henry Purcell-

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Amphitryon; Or, The Two Sosias

Related Works
Related Work: Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias Author(s): Henry Purcell

Song: All the Songs set by the late Mr Henry Purcell-Mr Leveridge, Mrs Lyndsey, the new Boy

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music, Composed by the late Famous Mr Henry Purcell for the York-shire Feast-

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Don John

Afterpiece Title: Acis and Galatea

Cast
Role: Acis Actor: Miss Lindar
Role: Galatea Actor: Miss Johnson
Role: Roger Actor: Oates
Role: Joan Actor: Mrs Willis.

Music: Mainpiece: Original Shepherd's Musick by the late Mr Henry Purcell-

Dance:

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music-; Particularly a Sonata for a Flute and a Violin-Signior Gasperini, Mr Paisable; And likewise a Sonata for two Flutes-Mr Paisable, Mr Banister; the whole being entirely New. Margaretta Gallia mention'd in my former Bills, has since got a Cold, and is very much indispos'd, therefore will not venture to Sing; but in her room Several Pieces of the late Mr Henry Purcell-Mrs Lindsey, Mrs Hudson, Mr Hughes, Mr Laroone

Performance Comment: Margaretta Gallia mention'd in my former Bills, has since got a Cold, and is very much indispos'd, therefore will not venture to Sing; but in her room Several Pieces of the late Mr Henry Purcell-Mrs Lindsey, Mrs Hudson, Mr Hughes, Mr Laroone.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Tunbridge Walks

Music: A piece of Instrumental Musick- to be perform'd on the Stage

Song: Mr Laroon, Mrs Hughs; particularly a Two/part Song-Mr Laroon, Mrs Hughs compos'd by the late Mr Henry Purcell

Song: Country Farmer's Daughter, Highland Lilt-the Devonshire Girl; The Whip of Dunbyn-Claxton; a new Entry-Mrs Campion, others; A Scotch Dance-Mrs Bicknell; a new Scaramouch Man and Scaramouch Woman-Laferry, Mrs Lucas

Event Comment: The United Company. This performance is on the L. C. list, 5@151, p. 369: Ye Q: a Box & a Box for ye Maids Honor Amphitrion. See also Nicoll, Restoration Drama, p. 352. The date of the first performance is not known, and it is doubtful that this one is the first; the premiere may have occurred early in October. The Songs and Music were published in 1690 and again in 1691, and have been edited by the Purcell Society, XVI (1906), iii-vi. Dedication, Edition of 1690: But what has been wanting on my part, has been abundantly supplied by the Excellent Composition of Mr Purcell; in whose person we have at length found an English Man equal with the best abroad. At least, my Opinion of him has been such, since his happy and judicious performances in the late opera [The Prophetess], and the experience I have had of him, in the setting my three Songs for this Amphitryon": To all which, and particularly to the composition of the Pastoral Dialogue, the numerous Quire of Fair Ladies gave so just an Applause on the Third Day. Cibber, Apology, I, 113: As we have sometimes great Composers of Musick who cannot sing, we have as frequently great Writers that cannot read; and though without the nicest Ear no Man can be Master of Poetical Numbers, yet the best Ear in the World will not always enable him to pronounce them. Of this Truth Dryden, our first great Master of Verse and Harmony, was a strong Instance: When he brought his Play of Amphytrion to the Stage, I heard him give it his first Reading to the Actors, in which, though it is true he deliver'd the plain Sense of every Period, yet the whole was in so cold, so flat, and unaffecting a manner, that I am afraid of not being believ'd when I affirm it

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Amphitryon; Or, The Two Sosias

Performance Comment: The music by Henry Purcell. Edition of 1690: Prologue-Mrs Bracegirdle; Jupiter-Betterton; Mercury-Lee; Phoebus-Bowman; Amphitryon-Williams; Sosia-Nokes; Gripus-Sandford; Polidas-Bright; Tranio-Bowen; Alcmena-Mrs Barry; Phaedra-Mrs Montfort; Bromia-Mrs Cory; Night-Mrs Butler; Epilogue-Phaedra.
Cast
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Jupiter Actor: Betterton
Role: Mercury Actor: Lee
Role: Phoebus Actor: Bowman
Role: Amphitryon Actor: Williams
Role: Sosia Actor: Nokes
Role: Gripus Actor: Sandford
Role: Polidas Actor: Bright
Role: Tranio Actor: Bowen
Role: Alcmena Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Phaedra Actor: Mrs Montfort
Role: Bromia Actor: Mrs Cory
Role: Night Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Epilogue Actor: Phaedra.
Related Works
Related Work: Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias Author(s): Henry Purcell
Event Comment: Aeneas and Dido compos'd by the late Mr Henry Purcell. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Anatomist; Or, The Sham-doctor

Afterpiece Title: Mars and Venus

Afterpiece Title: Aeneas and Dido

Related Works
Related Work: Dido and Aeneas Author(s): Henry Purcell

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Rule A Wife And Have A Wife

Cast
Role: Duke Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Leon Actor: Delane
Role: Captain Actor: Ryan
Role: Alonzo Actor: Ridout
Role: Estifania Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Cacafogo Actor: Mullart
Role: Juan Actor: Marshall
Role: Sanchio Actor: Aston
Role: Margarita Actor: Mrs Buchanan
Role: Altea Actor: Mrs Stevens
Role: Old Woman Actor: Hippisley

Dance: II: By a Scholar of Nivelon's. III: Two Pierrots by Nivelon and Lalauze. IV: Tambourine by Miss Rogers. V: Sailors (from Orestes) by Glover and others

Song: I: Chanson a Boire, to Musick of Mr Handel's, sung by Leveridge and Laguerre. II: The Confession by Roberts and Miss Norsa. III: The Opinion of the Ancients, set to Musick, by the Famous Mr Henry Purcell, and sung by Leveridge and Beard. IV: A Song in the Anacreontick Stile by Leveridge. V: A new Song in Praise of Old English Brown Beer, being a Sequel to the Roast Beef Song, and fit to be sung by all True Britons, and Lovers of Old England

Performance Comment: II: The Confession by Roberts and Miss Norsa. III: The Opinion of the Ancients, set to Musick, by the Famous Mr Henry Purcell, and sung by Leveridge and Beard. IV: A Song in the Anacreontick Stile by Leveridge. V: A new Song in Praise of Old English Brown Beer, being a Sequel to the Roast Beef Song, and fit to be sung by all True Britons, and Lovers of Old England .

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: Post Boy, No. 477, 24-26 May 1698: On Saturday next, being the [28th] of May, will be perform'd in York-Buildings, an Entertainment of Vocal and Instrumental Musick, Set by the late Mr Hen. Purcell, and perform'd by Mr Pate, and Mr Bowen, for Mr Leveridge his Benefit

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Island Princess; Or, The Generous Portuguese

Performance Comment: The performers are listed in Add. MSS. 15, 318, and in a printed version, The Four Seasons; or, Love in every Age (1699). These two sources are essentially similar, but as they occasionally supplement each other, the following is a composite of the two sources: Prologue-Mr Powell; The Epilogue-Penkethman, Mrs Rogers; Prologue to The Four Seasons-Mr Leveridge; Armusia-Powell; Ruidias-Mills; Piniero-Thomas; King of Tidero-Evans; Governor or Tyrant-Johnson; King of Bokam-Bullock; Prince of Syana-Mrs Kent; Quisara-Mrs Rogers; Panura-Mrs Wilkins; Act II: A Masque The Music by Daniel Purcel. The Words fitted to the Notes by the Author-Leveridge, Freeman, Pate, Miss Campion, Magnus's Boy, Miss Lindsey; Act III: A Song set by Daniel Purcell-; Act IV: A Dialogue between a Clown and his Wife set by Leveridge-Pate, Leveridge; An Incantation set by Mr D. Purcell-Bowen, Freeman, Pate; The Enthusiastick Song Set by Mr Leveridge-Mr Leveridge; Act V: The Four Seasons Set by Mr Jeremy Clarke-Leveridge, Freeman, Miss Campion, Magnus's Boy, Miss Lindsey, Pate, Crossfield.
Event Comment: Luttrell, A Brief Relation, II, 437: This being the queen s birth day, a new ode was sung before her upon the occasion: the nobility and gentry, with the lord mayor and aldermen of this citty, attended to compliment thereon. Gentleman's Journal, May 1692: The 30th of April, being Her Majesties Birth-day, was observ'd with all the usual Solemnity. I design'd to have sent you an Attempt of mine in Verse, on that noble Subject: But having happily obtain'd a Copy of those writ by Sir Charles Sidley, it would have been an unpardonable Crime, to have joyn'd my weak Essay to a Piece by so great a Master. [The Ode, Love's Goddess Sure, the music by Henry Purcell, is in Purcell's Works, Purcell Society, XXIV (1926), i.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Performance Comment: An Anniversary Ode sung before Her Majesty...the Words by Sir Charles Sidley: Set by Mr Henry Purcell-.
Cast
Role: Mr Henry Purcell Actor: .

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Purcell's Music for the Prize-

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Pilgrim

Performance Comment: Pedro-Milward; Alphonso-Johnson; Roderigo-Quin; Curio-Cross; Seberto-Ridout; Pilgrim-Woodburn; Jacques-Turbutt; Lopez-Shepard; Mad Englishman-Winstone; Mad Scholar-Havard; Mad Priest-Raftor; Mad Taylor-Woodward; Mad Welchman-Macklin; Master of sadhouse-Furnival; Keeper-Marshall; Alinda-Mrs Mills; Juletta-Mrs Pritchard; In which will be introduced the Original Mad Dialogue set to Musick by Mr H. Purcell-Beard, Mrs Clive.
Cast
Role: Pedro Actor: Milward
Role: Alphonso Actor: Johnson
Role: Roderigo Actor: Quin
Role: Curio Actor: Cross
Role: Seberto Actor: Ridout
Role: Pilgrim Actor: Woodburn
Role: Jacques Actor: Turbutt
Role: Lopez Actor: Shepard
Role: Mad Englishman Actor: Winstone
Role: Mad Scholar Actor: Havard
Role: Mad Priest Actor: Raftor
Role: Mad Taylor Actor: Woodward
Role: Mad Welchman Actor: Macklin
Role: Master of sadhouse Actor: Furnival
Role: Keeper Actor: Marshall
Role: Alinda Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Juletta Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Purcell Actor: Beard, Mrs Clive.

Afterpiece Title: Colombine Courtezan

Cast
Role: Old Woman Actor: Turbutt
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Wilson.
Role: Pierot Actor: Poitier
Role: Harlequin Actor: Phillips
Role: Spaniard Actor: Beard
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: II: Flanderkins-Master Ferg, Miss Wright; III: Drunken Peasant-Philips; IV: Grand Dance-Mlle Roland

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Fatal Marriage

Song: Purcell's From Rosy Bowers-Leveridge

Dance: A French Peasant and his Wife-duRuel, Mrs duRuel; Punchanello-Cherrier

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Arthur; Or, Merlin The British Enchanter

Performance Comment: Arthur-Johnson; Merlin-Hewitt; Oswald-Giffard; Conon-Havard; Osmond-W. Giffard; Aurelius-Richardson; Albanact-Woodward; Guillamar-Hamilton; Grimbald-Lyon; Emmeline-Mrs Giffard; Philidel-Mrs Hamilton; Matilda-Miss Tollett; In which will be performed the Original Musick (composed by the late ingenious Mr Henry Purcell)-Corf, Hussy, Kelly, Touchbury, Nicholls, Kellnar, Mrs Chambers, Mrs Carter, Mrs Jones, Miss Gerrard; Venus-Miss Wilson; Cupid-Master Hamilton; being the first time of his appearing on this stage. Dancing-Haughton, Mlle Roland; Who never appeared on this stage before. With a New Prologue to the Town-Mr Giffard.
Related Works
Related Work: Arthur and Emmeline Author(s): Henry Purcell

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: .
Event Comment: The Duke's Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but a copy in the British Museum (161 d 20) has a MS date, 27 Jan. 1681@2, and the play was advertised in True Protestant Mercury, 4-8 Feb. 1681@2; hence it was probably first presented in early January, perhaps late in 1681

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