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Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Anatomist; Or, The Sham Doctor

Performance Comment: Edition of 1697: Prologue-Mr Betterton by Mr Motteux; Old Mr Gerald-Bright; Young Mr Gerald-Hodson; The Doctor-Underhill; Wife to the Doctor-Mrs Leigh; Mrs Angelica-Mrs Bowman; Beatrice-Mrs Lawson; Martin-T. Harris; Crispus-Bowen; Simon-Trout; Waiting Woman-Mrs Robinson; Prologue to Her Royal Highness-Mr Motteux; Epilogue-Mr Motteux.

Afterpiece Title: The Loves of Mars and Venus

Cast
Role: Mr Finger Actor:
Role: Erato Actor: Mrs Hodgson
Role: Thalia Actor: Mrs Perrin
Role: Terpsichore Actor: Mrs Ayliff
Role: Mars Actor: Bowman
Role: Vulcan Actor: Reading
Role: Gallus Actor: Lee
Role: Cupid Actor: Jemmy Laroche
Role: Momus Actor: Sherburn
Role: Venus Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Aglaia Actor: Mrs Hodgson
Role: Euphrosyne Actor: Mrs Ayliff
Role: Hora Actor: Mrs Perrin
Role: Jealousy Actor: Mrs Hudson
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mr Bowen.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Achilles; Or, Iphigenia In Aulis

Performance Comment: Edition of 1700: Prologue by Tho. Cheek Esq-Mr Powell; Epilogue by Mr Motteux-Mr Norris; Eriphile-Mrs Wilkins.
Cast
Role: Cheek Esq Actor: Mr Powell
Role: Mr Motteux Actor: Mr Norris
Role: Eriphile Actor: Mrs Wilkins.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Innocent Mistress

Performance Comment: Edition of 1697: Sir Charles Beauclair-Betterton; Sir Francis Wildlove-Verbruggen; Searchwell-Knap; Beaumont-Hodgson; Spendall-Bowman; Lyonell-Freeman; Cheatall-Bowen; Gentil-Harris; Flywife-Underhill; Bellinda-Mrs Barry; Mrs Beauclair-Mrs Bracegirdle; Arabella-Mrs Prince; Lady Beauclair-Mrs Lee; Peggy-Mrs Howard; Eugenia-Mrs Lawson; Dresswell-Mrs DuQua; Mrs Flywife-Mrs Lassel; Jenny-Mrs Willis; Prologue by Mr Motteux-Mr Verbruggen; Epilogue by Mr Motteux-Mr Scudamore.
Cast
Role: Sir Charles Beauclair Actor: Betterton
Role: Sir Francis Wildlove Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Searchwell Actor: Knap
Role: Beaumont Actor: Hodgson
Role: Spendall Actor: Bowman
Role: Lyonell Actor: Freeman
Role: Cheatall Actor: Bowen
Role: Gentil Actor: Harris
Role: Flywife Actor: Underhill
Role: Bellinda Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Mrs Beauclair Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Prince
Role: Lady Beauclair Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Peggy Actor: Mrs Howard
Role: Eugenia Actor: Mrs Lawson
Role: Dresswell Actor: Mrs DuQua
Role: Mrs Flywife Actor: Mrs Lassel
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Willis
Role: Mr Motteux Actor: Mr Verbruggen
Role: Epilogue by Mr Motteux Actor: Mr Scudamore.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Neglected Virtue; Or, The Unhappy Conquerors

Performance Comment: [The Dedication is signed by Hildebrand Horden, who does not claim it for his own.] Edition of 1696: The Prologue [Writ and-Mr Horden; Phraates-Powell; Artaban-Horden; Memnon-Dizney; Castillio-Mills; Lysander-Hill; Castillio Jr-Penkethman; Bretton-Bullock; Lycastes-Harland; Curio-Simpson; Thermusa-Mrs Knight; Alinda-Mrs Rogers; Eudora-Mrs Powell; Emilia-Mrs Mills; Ariena-Mrs Temple; Aramdine-Mrs Cross; The Epilogue by Mr Motteux-Mr Haynes [Acting the Mad-Man.
Cast
Role: Writ and Actor: Mr Horden
Role: Phraates Actor: Powell
Role: Artaban Actor: Horden
Role: Memnon Actor: Dizney
Role: Castillio Actor: Mills
Role: Lysander Actor: Hill
Role: Castillio Jr Actor: Penkethman
Role: Bretton Actor: Bullock
Role: Lycastes Actor: Harland
Role: Curio Actor: Simpson
Role: Thermusa Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Alinda Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Eudora Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Ariena Actor: Mrs Temple
Role: Aramdine Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: The Epilogue by Mr Motteux Actor: Mr Haynes
Role: Acting the Mad Actor: Man.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Princess Of Parma

Performance Comment: Edition of 1699: Prologue-; Epilogue-Mrs Bracegirdle Written by Mr Motteux; Doria-Betterton; Zinelli-Scudamore; Grimaldi-Arnold; Spinola-Thurmond; Barbarelli-Verbruggen; Durazzo-Freeman; Almira-Mrs Bracegirdle; Julia-Mrs Barry; Fidelia-Mrs Martin.
Cast
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle Written by Mr Motteux
Role: Doria Actor: Betterton
Role: Zinelli Actor: Scudamore
Role: Grimaldi Actor: Arnold
Role: Spinola Actor: Thurmond
Role: Barbarelli Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Durazzo Actor: Freeman
Role: Almira Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Julia Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Fidelia Actor: Mrs Martin.

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: Betterton's Company. The date of the premiere is not known, but the fact that the play was advertised in the Post Man, 8-10 June 1697, suggests a first performance in late May or the beginning of June. Preface: I [Motteux] write the Masque of Hercules, and Mr Eccles, having set it with his usual Success, and yet more masterly than my Mars and Venus, if possible, I prevail'd with the ingenious Mr J. Oldmixon to give me a short Pastoral, while I scribbled over a Farce after the Italian Manner, and an Imitation of part of a diverting French Comedy of one Act (for such Plays are very common in Foreign Parts). Then I wanted nothing but a Tragedy....At last I bethought myself of one already studied, called The Unnatural Brother, written by an ingenious Gentleman and acted 6 Months ago, tho not with the success it deserv'd. Yet the latter Part was extremely applauded: So I was persuaded to make bold with it, as I do....I could easily contract the most moving Part of the Story into the Compass of one Act, with some Additions....All this was done in a very short time, the warm Season threatening me with your Absence....The foregoing Lines were published as a Preface to that Masque, some few copies of which were printed for the use of the Audience, the first day of the Novelty's being Acted. A Comparison Between the Two Stages (1702), p. 20: Every Word stolen, and then Damn'd

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Novelty 0

Cast
Role: Prologue Actor: Mr Bowen.

Afterpiece Title: The Novelty 1; Thyrsis, A Pastoral

Cast
Role: Shepherds Actor:
Role: Thyrsis Actor: Scudamore
Role: Damon Actor: Bayle
Role: Montano Actor: Arnold
Role: Shepherdesses Actor:
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Lassells
Role: Cleomira Actor: Mrs Boman.

Afterpiece Title: The Novelty 2; All Without Money

Performance Comment: [By Peter Motteux.] A Short Comedy Needmore-Scudamore; Speedwell-Bowen; Theodosia-Mrs Prince; Brother to Theodosia-Bayle; Freeman-Arnold; Clara-Mrs Bud; Dorothy-Mrs Lawson; Le Soupe-Freeman.
Cast
Role: A Short Comedy Needmore Actor: Scudamore
Role: Speedwell Actor: Bowen
Role: Theodosia Actor: Mrs Prince
Role: Brother to Theodosia Actor: Bayle
Role: Freeman Actor: Arnold
Role: Clara Actor: Mrs Bud
Role: Dorothy Actor: Mrs Lawson
Role: Le Soupe Actor: Freeman.

Afterpiece Title: The Novelty 3; Hercules [By Peter Motteux

Cast
Role: Set to Musick Actor:
Role: Hercules Actor: Redding
Role: Omphale Actor: Mrs Boman
Role: Dejanira Actor: Mrs Willis
Role: Two of Hercules' Children Actor: Miss Bradshaw, Jemmy Laroche
Role: Nesica Actor: Mrs Perrin.

Afterpiece Title: The Novelty 4; The Unfortunate Couple

Cast
Role: Grammont Actor: Betterton
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Dampierre Actor: Freeman
Role: Lysette Actor: Mrs Lawson
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Boman.

Afterpiece Title: The Novelty 5; Natural Magick

Performance Comment: By Peter Motteux. A short Farce, after the Italian manner. Pantalone-Trefuses; Cynthio-Arnold; Pasquarel-Sorin; Mezzetin-Knap; Nicholas-Trout; Columbina-Mrs Lawson; Epilogue-Mrs Prince.
Cast
Role: Pantalone Actor: Trefuses
Role: Cynthio Actor: Arnold
Role: Pasquarel Actor: Sorin
Role: Mezzetin Actor: Knap
Role: Nicholas Actor: Trout
Role: Columbina Actor: Mrs Lawson
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Prince.
Event Comment: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Mainpiece: Written by Mr Tate, late Poet Laureat. Afterpiece: The Words by Mr Motteux, and set to Musick by Mr Eccles. With Scenes, Machines, Dances, and all proper Decorations

Performances

Mainpiece Title: A Duke And No Duke

Afterpiece Title: Acis and Galatea

Related Works
Related Work: Acis and Galatea Author(s): Peter A. Motteux

Music: As17230625

Song: Mrs Boman; Smug Upon Tuesday-Mrs Willis; A Dialogue between Two Ballad Singers called A Satyr on All Trades-Harper, Mrs Willis

Dance: Two Farmers and Their Wives-Boval, Mrs Tenoe, others; Passacaille-Mrs Brett; Drunken Man-Harper

Event Comment: First Piece; [Author unknown. Apparently not published.] A New Farce of Two Acts. Second Piece: Written by Aaron Hill, Esq. Third Piece: The Words by Mr Motteux, and set to Musick by Mr Eccles

Performances

Mainpiece Title: It Should Have Come Sooner: Being The Historick, Tragic Comic Humours Of Exchange Alley

Cast
Role: With an Epilogue Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: The Walking Statue

Afterpiece Title: Acis and Galatea

Related Works
Related Work: Acis and Galatea Author(s): Peter A. Motteux

Dance: Saraband-Miss Tenoe; Drunken Man-Harper

Music: As17230625

Event Comment: Mainpiece: [By Francis Hawling. The Preface gives a long account of the unhappy preliminaries to the performance and the extremely poor acting by the company.] Afterpiece. The Words by Mr Motteux, and Set to Musick by Mr Eccles

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Impertinent Lovers; Or, A Coquet At Her Wits End

Cast
Role: Meanwell Actor: Chapman
Role: Freelove Actor: Wilks Jr
Role: Pert Actor: Cibber Jr
Role: Blunt Actor: Harper
Role: Fropish Actor: Evans
Role: Cymaena Actor: Mrs Tenoe
Role: Angleina Actor: Mrs Bret
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Lindar
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Davison
Role: Abigail Actor: Mrs Willis
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: Acis and Galatea

Related Works
Related Work: Acis and Galatea Author(s): Peter A. Motteux

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

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.
Event Comment: A new Entertainment of Vocal and Instrumental Musick (after the manner of an Opera...the vocal part being compos'd by Mr Weldon, and the Instrumental by Mr Dieuport. [Text by Pierre Motteux.

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: 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: 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