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Event Comment: Benefit for Poitier. On Account of the Dancing No Building on the Stage. Tickets and places to be had of Mr Poitier, at Mr Piddington's, Coach-Maker, in Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, where Mr Poitier hopes his Friends will favour him with their Commands, as this is the last Benefit he proposes taking

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Jealous Wife

Cast
Role: Oakly Actor: Ross
Role: Major Oakly Actor: Shuter
Role: Charles Actor: Clarke
Role: Lord Trinket Actor: Dyer
Role: Sir Harry Beagle Actor: Bennet
Role: O'Cutter Actor: Barrington
Role: Russet Actor: Dunstall
Role: Paris Actor: Holtom
Role: Tom Actor: R. Smith
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Lessingham
Role: Lady Freelove Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Mrs Oakly Actor: Mrs Ward.

Afterpiece Title: Thomasand Sally

Cast
Role: Sailor Actor: Beard
Role: Squire Actor: Mattocks
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Vernon
Role: Sally Actor: Miss Brent
Role: the Dancing Actor: Sodi, Maranesi, Mrs Vernon.

Dance: I: A New Serious Dance-Miss Wilford, Miss Valois; II: Handel's Water Piece-, in which, by particular desire; Kettle@Drum-Mr Poitier; III: A New Comic Dance-Maranesi, Miss Wilford; IV: The Pleasures of Spring, as17620212; V: The Academy for Dancing-Poitier, Mrs Vernon; in which will be introduc'd a Minuet-Miss Valois, in boy's Cloaths, Miss Wilford

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: Benefit Poitier. Receipts: money #24 1s. 6d.; tickets #30 2s. Probable attendance: boxes, 28 by money and 42 by tickets; stage, 1 by money; pit, 64 by money and 81 by tickets; slips, 1 by money; firstgallery, 33 by money and 74 by tickets; second gallery, 37 by money

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Country Wife

Dance: Of Poitier's Composition: A Jalousie of Three Pierots-Poitier, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Ogden; Serious Dance-Dupre, Glover, Pelling, Newhouse, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Ogden, Miss Latour; French Peasant-Poitier; A Grand Ballet-ten Persons of Different Characters

Music: End III: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality, Kettle Drums-Mr Poitier

Event Comment: Benefit Poitier, Petit-Maitre. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality. Tickets at Poitier's, at Mr Rainaud's, Great Suffolk Street. Receipts: money #64 6s.; tickets: #77 8s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Othello, Moor Of Venice

Cast
Role: Othello Actor: Quin
Role: Iago Actor: Ryan
Role: Cassio Actor: Walker
Role: Desdemona Actor: Mrs Younger.

Dance: I: Pastoral-Vallois, lately arrived from the Opera at Paris, the first Time of his dancing in England; a Scholar to M Marcelle; II: Wooden Shoe Dance-Poitier; Serious Dance-Poitier, Mrs Laguerre; III: Sicilian Dance-Glover, Mrs Pelling; (at Desire) Two Pierrots-Poitier, Pelling; IV: Highlander and his Mistress-Salle, Mrs Laguerre; V: A new Peasant Dance-Poitier, Mrs Laguerre

Music: Grand Concert of Water Musick by Mr Randal [Handel?]-; [in which Poitier will beat the Kettle@Drums-Poitier

Performance Comment: =]-; [in which Poitier will beat the Kettle@Drums-Poitier.
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Written by Shakespear. London Daily Post and General Advertiser, 12 Dec: Whereas, on Saturday last, the Audience . . . was greatly incens'd at their Disappointment in Mr Poitier and Madem Roland's not Dancing, as their Names were in the Bills for the Day; and Mr Quin, seeing no way to appease the Resentment then shewn, but by relating the real Messages sent from the Theatre, to know the Reasons why they did not come to perform, and the Answers return'd: And whereas there were two Advertisements in the Daily Post of Tuesday last, insinuating that Mr Quin had with Malice falsely accus'd the said Mr Poitier and Madem Roland, I therefore think it (in Justice to Mr Quin) incumbent on me to assure the Publick, that Mr Quin has conducted himself in this Point towards the Abovemention'd with the strictest regard to Truth and Justice; and as Mr Quin has acted in this Affair in my Behalf, I think myself oblig'd to return him Thanks for so doing. Charles Fletewood

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Merry Wives Of Windsor

Cast
Role: Falstaff Actor: Quin
Role: Shallow Actor: Johnson
Role: Slender Actor: Cibber
Role: Caius Actor: Harper
Role: Host Actor: Miller
Role: Bardolph Actor: Shepard
Role: Nym Actor: Jones
Role: Pistol Actor: Hallam
Role: Rugby Actor: Leigh
Role: Simple Actor: Master Arne
Role: Robin Actor: Master Green
Role: Fenton Actor: Este
Role: Anne Page Actor: Miss Holliday
Role: Mrs Quickly Actor: Mrs Shirebum
Role: Sir Hugh Evans Actor: Griffin
Role: Ford Actor: Milward
Role: Page Actor: Berry
Role: Mrs Ford Actor: Mrs Heron
Role: Mrs Page Actor: Mrs Butler

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Cast
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs Clive

Dance: By Poitier and Mlle Roland

Event Comment: Receipts: #118 14s. Mr Poitier Sr had tickets. Received #50 9s. (Boxes 133; Pit 78; Gallery 55). Owed to the House 1!2 value of these, or #15 4s. 6d. Paid Pattinson (tallow chandler) 5 bills amounting to #60

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Jovial Crew

Cast
Role: Old Rents Actor: Sparks
Role: Hearty Actor: Beard
Role: Springlove Actor: Clarke
Role: Beggar Men Actor: Collins, Barrington, Costollo, Bennet, Holtom, Baker
Role: Justice Clack Actor: Shuter
Role: Randal Actor: Dunstall
Role: Beggar Women Actor: Mrs Stephens, Mrs Pitt, Miss Young, Miss Sledge, Miss Mullart, Mrs White
Role: Oliver Actor: Dyer
Role: Hilliard Actor: Lowe
Role: Vincent Actor: Mattocks
Role: Patrico Actor: Marten
Role: Scentwell Actor: Gibbs
Role: Martin Actor: R. Smith
Role: Amie Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Meriel Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Rachel Actor: Miss Brent
Role: With Dances Actor: incident to the play.

Afterpiece Title: The Rape of Proserpine

Dance: I: A Shepherdess-Miss Wilford , Scholar to Poitier Sr; II: The Pygmalion Dance-Poitier Jr, Miss Wilford; End: A Minuet-Poitier Jr, Miss Wilford

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Double Dealer

Cast
Role: Touchwood Actor: Winstone
Role: Froth Actor: Berry
Role: Sir Paul Actor: Griffin
Role: Maskwell Actor: Quin
Role: Mellefont Actor: Milward
Role: Careless Actor: W. Mills
Role: Brisk Actor: Cibber
Role: Lady Pliant Actor: Mrs Cantrell
Role: Lady Froth Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Lady Touchwood Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Cynthia Actor: Miss Holliday

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Restor'd

Music: As17351018 Also a Set of New Act Tunes composed by Arne

Dance: I: Le Badinage de Provence by Poitier, Mlle Roland, &c. III: French Peasant by Poitier, Mlle Roland. V: Serious Ballet by Denoyer and others

Performance Comment: III: French Peasant by Poitier, Mlle Roland. V: Serious Ballet by Denoyer and others .
Event Comment: Benefit Poitier. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality. [Tickets at Poitier's House in Brownlow Street, near Hanover Street, Long Acre.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Cast
Role: Archer Actor: Ryan
Role: Aimwell Actor: Hale
Role: Scrub Actor: Hippisley
Role: Bonniface Actor: Mullart
Role: Foigard Actor: Rosco
Role: Sullen Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Gibbet Actor: Neale
Role: Sir Charles Actor: Salway
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Hale
Role: Cherry Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs James
Role: Gipsy Actor: Miss Horsington.

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Cast
Role: Harry Actor: Hale.
Role: Doctor Actor: Cibber
Role: Jasper Actor: Arthur
Role: Leander Actor: Salway
Role: James Actor: Anderson
Role: Welsh Davy Actor: Hippisley
Role: Hellebore Actor: Roberts
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Brunette
Role: Dorcas Actor: Miss Burgess.

Dance: I: Grand Ballet-Mlle Roland the Elder; II: Serious Dance-Master Charles Poitier; a Child of Five Years Old, the first time of his appearing on the Stage. III: Serious Dance-Poitier, Mlle Roland the Elder; IV: French Peasants-Poitier, Mlle Roland the Elder, Master Charles Poitier; End Afterpiece: Minuet-Poitier, Mlle Roland the Elder, Charles Poitier

Performance Comment: III: Serious Dance-Poitier, Mlle Roland the Elder; IV: French Peasants-Poitier, Mlle Roland the Elder, Master Charles Poitier; End Afterpiece: Minuet-Poitier, Mlle Roland the Elder, Charles Poitier.

Song: II: Duet-Mrs Lampe, Miss Young

Music: V: By Desire, a Preamble on the Kettle Drums-Poitier

Performances

Mainpiece Title: La Fille Allamode; Ou, La Parisien Duppe

Afterpiece Title: L'Ombre D'Arlequin

Dance: Mr Poitiers, others

Event Comment: Benefit Poitier, Petit-Maitre. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality. Receipts: money #61 13s.; tickets #52 17s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Merry Wives Of Windsor

Cast
Role: Falstaff Actor: Quin.

Dance: TTwo Pierrots-Poitier, Nivelon; Highlander and Mistress-Salle, Mrs Laguerre; A new Grand Warlike Dance with Moors-Glover, Pelling, Newhouse, Lanyon, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Ogden, Mrs Hill; in which will be introduced a new Polonese-Poitier, Miss LaTour; with Poitier beating a Preamble on the Kettle Drums. Flag Dance-Nivelon; A new French Peasant-Poitier, Pelling, Newhouse, Lanyon, DuPre, Delagarde, St.Luce, Miss LaTour, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Ogden, Miss Hill, Mrs Anderson; in Daily Courant

Performance Comment: Flag Dance-Nivelon; A new French Peasant-Poitier, Pelling, Newhouse, Lanyon, DuPre, Delagarde, St.Luce, Miss LaTour, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Ogden, Miss Hill, Mrs Anderson; in Daily Courant. in Daily Courant.

Song: Leveridge, Laguerre

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: Afterpiece: By Desire. Benefit for Mr Jefferson, Mr Chamnes & Mrs Vernon. Y. Poitier Danc'd (Cross). [No receipts listed.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Conscious Lovers

Cast
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

Cast
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: Benefit Poitier. [Tickets at Poitier's Lodgings, the Door before the New Bagnio in Great Suffolk Street, near the Haymarket.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Fryar

Cast
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Giffard.
Role: Raymond Actor: Havard
Role: Fryar Actor: Shepard.
Role: Torrismond Actor: Milward
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Mills
Role: Bertran Actor: Wright
Role: Alphonso Actor: Furnival
Role: Pedro Actor: Cross
Role: Gomez Actor: Griffin
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Teresa Actor: Mrs Cross.

Afterpiece Title: The King and the Miller of Mansfield

Cast
Role: King Actor: Winstone
Role: Attendants Actor: Woodburn, Cross, Green
Role: Foresters Actor: Turbutt, Gray, Leigh.
Role: Peggy Actor: Mrs Hamilton.
Role: Miller Actor: Shepard
Role: Lurwell Actor: Raftor
Role: Richard Actor: Havard
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Joe Actor: Beard

Song: TThe Noontide Air (from Comus)-Beard

Music: Preamble on the Kettle Drums-Poitier

Dance: Poitier

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