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Event Comment: Benefit for Shuter. Mainpiece: By Desire. Not acted these five years. [See 4 April 1752.] Ladies send servants by half past three o'clock. [The MS of Shuter's skit is Larpent MS 155.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Performance Comment: Marplot-Shuter, 1st time; Sir George-Smith; Charles-Clarke; Sir Francis-Collins; Sir Jealous-Marten; Isabinda-Mrs Barrington; Parch-Mrs Pitt; Miranda-Miss Nossiter.
Cast
Role: Marplot Actor: Shuter, 1st time

Afterpiece Title: The Double Disappointment

Performance Comment: As17581109, but only Phelim (with songs in character)-Shuter; Loveless-Lowe listed.
Cast
Role: only Phelim Actor: Shuter

Entertainment: Between play and farce: Dish of All Sorts-Mr Shuter; will entertain the Audience. The Bill of Fare consisting of a Medley@Song-Shuter; A Dialogue upon Himself between an Old Man a North Briton and a Gentleman of Connaught-Mr Shuter; The History of Mr Shuter and the Sow-Shuter; To be sung by him as a Cantata in Sga Gruntinella's Taste. The Cries of London, as17581020

Performance Comment: The Bill of Fare consisting of a Medley@Song-Shuter; A Dialogue upon Himself between an Old Man a North Briton and a Gentleman of Connaught-Mr Shuter; The History of Mr Shuter and the Sow-Shuter; To be sung by him as a Cantata in Sga Gruntinella's Taste. The Cries of London, as17581020. To be sung by him as a Cantata in Sga Gruntinella's Taste. The Cries of London, as17581020.

Dance: TThe Threshers, as17581016

Event Comment: Benefit for Shuter. Mainpiece: By Particular Desire of several Persons of Quality. Afterpiece: Taken from a Comedy of Mrs Behn's. [The False Count.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: He Jovial Crew

Cast
Role: Justice Clack Actor: Shuter

Afterpiece Title: The Merry Counterfeit; or, Viscount a-la-Mode

Performance Comment: Colly (Alias Don Gulielmo Roderigo de Chimney Sweeperio)-Shuter; Parts-Dunstall, Bennet, Perry, Wignell, Buck, Miss Helm, Miss Cokayne; The whole to conclude with the Cries of London-.
Cast
Role: Colly Actor: Shuter

Dance: TThe French Country Gentleman, as17611210

Entertainment: Between play and Farce:(For this night only) A Dish of All Sorts-Shuter. As17590322

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Wife's Relief

Cast
Role: Young Cash Actor: Shuter

Afterpiece Title: Florizel and Perdita

Cast
Role: Autolicus Actor: Shuter

Entertainment: After the Farce:(this night only) the Origin, Nature, and Progress of the: Order of British Bucks, with the Whimsical Behavior of Choice Spirits and M. Thurot's Trip to Carrickfergus-Mr Shuter. See17610326

Performance Comment: Thurot's Trip to Carrickfergus-Mr Shuter. See17610326.

Dance: The Last New Comic Dance-Maranesi, Mlle Capdeville

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Afterpiece Title: Catherine and Petruchio

Cast
Role: Petruchio Actor: Shuter.

Entertainment: Between Play and Farce: Shuter's Dish of All Sorts, As17590322, for that night only

Dance: As17581016

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Wonder

Cast
Role: Gibby Actor: Shuter

Afterpiece Title: Florizel and Perdita

Cast
Role: Autolicus Actor: Shuter

Dance: III: The Taylors, as17620107

Entertainment: End: (By particular Desire of several Persons of Distinction) for this night only, A Dish of All Sorts-Shuter, as17620329

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 for Shuter. Mainpiece: Not acted in 20 years. Receipts: #171 15s. 6d. plus #112 17s. from tickets (Box 272; Pit 299). Paid Hughes and Batten for 4 1!2 yds muslin for sleeves for women dancers 18s. 9d. (Account Book). [Shuter's Interlude is Larpent MS 188, a verse monologue with songs, giving the geneology of Bucks from Nimrod's heirs-hunters who now seek ladies in Boxes rather than foxes. A patriotic song on successes at Minden, Quebec, Cape Breton, &c. ending]: @We wish as we ought that Great Britain may thrive@That freedom and friendship may faction survive@On sea and on shore, as we have may we shine@And this year sixty-one equal fam'd forty-nine.@ Charges: #63 (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Wife's Relief; Or, The Husband's Cure

Performance Comment: Young Cash-Shuter; Riot-Smith; Volatil-Dyer; Horatio-Davis; Valentine-Perry; Sir Tristram Cash-Bennet; Spitfire-Blakey; Slur-Anderson; Cynthia-Mrs Elmy; Aurelia-Mrs Lee; Arabella-Mrs Hamilton.
Cast
Role: Young Cash Actor: Shuter

Afterpiece Title: The Cheats of Scapin

Performance Comment: Scapin-Shuter.
Cast
Role: Scapin Actor: Shuter.

Dance: II: (By Desire) Hornpipe-Poitier Jr

Entertainment: End: A Comic Lecture; or, Tea a-la-Mode, in the manner of Foote-Wilkinson; The Cries of London-Shuter; End Afterpiece: the Origin, Nature, and Progress of the Order of British Bucks-Mr Shuter; with the whimsical behaviour of Choice Spirits, and Mons Thurot's Trip to Carrickfergus-

Event Comment: Benefit for Shuter. Mainpiece: Not acted in 10 years. Receipts: #194 10s. in cash, plus #147 18s. from tickets (Boxes 378; Pit 356). Charges #64 5s. Advanced to Mrs Ward #30. [Shuter called for imaginative participation of his audience in his Medley Skit (see Larpent MS 171): @"Suppose my dress alter'd with each exhibition....@If I speak like a Dutchman, or Brogue it like Paddy,@Or mimic Monsieur, or lisp like a Lady"@ Parts for The English Sailors in America (by G. A. Steevens) are listed in Larpent MS 172: Indian King , English Captain , Irishman , Sailor Ned and Sailor Ben , a Black Messenger , Guards , White Savage Lady , Black Woman , Image .

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Royal Merchant; Or, The Beggar's Bush

Performance Comment: Florenz-Ross, 1st time; Clause-Ridout; Woolfort-Sparks; Hubert-Clarke; Hemskirk-Gibson; Orator Higgen-Dunstall; Vandunck-Marten; Prince Prigg-Shuter; Jaqueline-Mrs Baker; Bertha-Mrs Lee.
Cast
Role: Prince Prigg Actor: Shuter

Dance: TThe Dutch Skipper-Poitier

Entertainment: E+Extravaganza. Shuter will entertain the audience in an Oratorical, Poetical, Operatical Method (never befoer attempted) with a Comic Extravaganza call'd A Day of Taste; or, London Raree Show-Shuter being a Ranelagh Breakfast, a Coffee House Conversation, An Auction at Noon, and the Choice Spirits at Night; conclude with: The Cries of London-. *ucg To which will (By Desire) be added (for this Night only) Mr Shuter's Droll that was perform'd at Bartholomew Fair, call'd The English Sailors in America. Mackfinnen (the Irish Volunteer)-Shuter; Princess-Miss Dawson, her first Time of speaking on the stage

Performance Comment: Shuter will entertain the audience in an Oratorical, Poetical, Operatical Method (never befoer attempted) with a Comic Extravaganza call'd A Day of Taste; or, London Raree Show-Shuter being a Ranelagh Breakfast, a Coffee House Conversation, An Auction at Noon, and the Choice Spirits at Night; conclude with: The Cries of London-. *ucg To which will (By Desire) be added (for this Night only) Mr Shuter's Droll that was perform'd at Bartholomew Fair, call'd The English Sailors in America. Mackfinnen (the Irish Volunteer)-Shuter; Princess-Miss Dawson, her first Time of speaking on the stage.

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: [This New Comedy (by Mrs Elizabeth Griffith) seems not to have been performed this night, according to the author's Preface to her Edition of 1772. Shuter had been unattentive and absent from many rehearsals]: At length though late [in the season] a day was appointed for the representation, and on that morning Mr Shuter appeared at rehearsal, pretty much in the same state as before, and confessed himself incapable of performing his part, that night. Upon which the play was oblig'd to be further postponed, and handbills were sent about at noon, to advertise town of the disappointment....A further final day was afterwards determined on, but the audience being out of humour at their former disappointment, called Mr Shuter to account for it, on his first appearance; which threw him into such confusion, that he was not able to get the better of it, throughtout the whole performance...in the hurry of his spirits the actor not only forgot his part, the deficiency of which he endeavoured to supply with his own dialect, but also seemed to lose all idea of the character he was to perform; and made the Governor appear in a light which the author never intended: that of a mean, ridiculous buffoon. [Mrs Griffith concluded her preface by relating how her friends stood by the piece, but two or three in the gallery, when it was given out again objected and threw an apple at the chandeliers, which so perturbed the management that the play was withdrawn. She therefore published it by subscription, prefixing the names of about 440 subscribers, persons of the first quality, including James Boswell, Edmund Burke, Col. Burgoyne, the Duke of Devonshire, David Garrick, Mrs Montague, William Richardson, and a host of writers, players, and people of fashion. This list provides a pretty good roster of those who filled the boxes and part of the pit of both theatres at the time.] Paid Younger #2 2s. for the license for A Wife in the Right (Account Book). Receipts: #218 12s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: A Wife In The Right

Performance Comment: parts by Smith, Shuter, Bensley, Quick, Kniveton, Morris, Wignell, Mrs Mattocks, Mrs Bulkley, Mrs Green, Mrs Gardner, Miss Miller. Prologue and Epilogue. Lord Seaton-Smith; Col. Ramsay-Bensley; Governor Anderson-Shuter; Bull-Quick; Squeezem-Kniveton; Varnish-Morris; Nicholas-Wignell; Lady Seaton-Miss Miller; Mrs Frankly-Mrs Mattocks; Miss Melville-Mrs Bulkley; Mrs Markam-Mrs Green; Lucy-Mrs Gardner; Prologue-Mrs Bulkley; Epilogue-Mrs Mattocks (Edition of 1772).
Cast
Role: Governor Anderson Actor: Shuter

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Event Comment: [See note for 9 Jan. 1770 of a mild riot this night during best scene of The Orphan.] Afterpiece: A New Opera [by George Alexander Stevens] the Music composed by Mr Fisher. Books of the entertainment to be had at the theatre. Gave Duke of Glocester's Footmen #2 2s. (Account Book). [Afterpiece a roaring burlesque of Lee's Rival Queens. Larpent MS 302 includes Semi Chorus, Grand Chorus, and Perdiccas, not listed in the Playbill. The Court awakes with total hangover. Alexander orders a pot of coffee to clear his head. Thais begs him to leave the gout giving juice-Retire with me @ In my Chinese pavilion, drink some Tea." Afterpiece reviewed inthe Freeholder's Magazine for Jan.] Mr Shuter and Mrs Mattocks gave great satisfaction in their different characters; the words of the songs were written by Mr George Alexander Stephens, author of the celebrated Lecture upon Heads, and several other whimsical productions; and the airs which had Uncommon merit, were composed by Mr Fisher, a young genius, who has hitherto been but little known in the musical world. Receipts: #215 8s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Orphan

Afterpiece Title: The Court of Alexander

Performance Comment: Alexander-Shuter; Clytus-Reinhold; Lysimachus-Baker; Porus-Barnshaw; Jupiter-Fox; Parisatis-Mrs Mattocks; Roxana-Mrs Thompson; Betty-Miss Valois; Thais-Mrs Pinto (playbill); Mercury-Wormall (Freeholder's Magazine and Edition of 1770).
Cast
Role: Alexander Actor: Shuter

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Mr Anthony

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Mr Turbulent; Or, The Melanchollicks

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

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

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

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

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

Dance: I: The Hunters, as17640224; The Faggot Binders, as17640224; End Opera: A Dance, as17640224

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Royal Shepherd

Dance: II: The Faggot Binders, as17640224; End Opera: A Dance, as17640224

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Royal Shepherd

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Dance: I: The Sheep Shearers-Lauchery, Miss Baker; II: The Faggot Binders, as17640224; End Opera: A Dance, as17640319

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Female Minor

Song: Several New Comic Songs-

Dance: The Dances-the same performers who were with Mr Shuter at Bartholomew Fair

Performances

Mainpiece Title: All's Well That Ends Well

Cast
Role: Clown Actor: Shuter

Afterpiece Title: The Miller of Mansfield

Dance: II: A Hornpipe-Miss Twist; IV: The Cudgell'd Husband, as17640502

Entertainment: After: Mr Shuter (For Last time this Season) will entertain the audience with his Journey to Paris, as17640414