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Event Comment: Benefit for Mr & Mrs Davies (Cross). Mainpiece: Acted but once these 17 years. Tickets and places to be had of Mr and Mrs Davies at their lodgings at Mr Evan's, in Tavistock Row, Covent Garden, and at The Stage Door. Receipts: #192 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Zara

Performance Comment: As17540325 but Nerestan-Davies; Selima-Mrs Davies.
Role: Nerestan Actor: Davies
Role: Selima Actor: Mrs Davies.
Role: Lusignan Actor: Garrick, 1st time
Role: Osman Actor: Mossop, 1st time
Role: Chatillion Actor: Blakes
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Orasmin Actor: Burton
Role: Melidor Actor: Scrase.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Role: Old Man Actor: Blakes
Role: Aesop Actor: Burton.
Role: Frenchman Actor: Blakes.
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Mercury Actor: Wilder
Role: Tatoo Actor: Marr
Role: Charon Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Mrs Tatoo Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive.

Song: Beard

Related Works
Related Work: The Genoese Pirate; or, Black-Beard Author(s): James Sanderson
Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Davies. Last time of performing the Mainpiece this season. Tickets to be had at Mr Davies's No 16 in New Crown Court, Covent Garden. Receipts: #230 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Performance Comment: As17570321 but Jane Shore-Mrs Davies, 1st time.
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Mrs Davies, 1st time.
Role: Hastings Actor: Garrick
Role: Shore Actor: Mossop
Role: Alicia Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Catesby Actor: Mozeen
Role: Ratcliffe Actor: Jefferson
Role: Gloster Actor: Davies
Role: Belmour Actor: Blakes
Role: Darby Actor: Walker.

Afterpiece Title: The Reprisal

Role: Parts by Actor: Woodward, Yates, Palmer, Blakes, Usher, Johnson, Beard, Jefferson, Miss Macklin. Champignon-Blakes
Role: Champignon Actor: Blakes
Role: O'Clabber Actor: Yates
Role: Maclaymore Actor: Johnston
Role: Heartly Actor: Usher
Role: Brush Actor: Palmer
Role: Lyon Actor: Jefferson
Role: Haulyard Actor: Beard
Role: Block Actor: Woodward
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Macklin

Dance: IV: Minuet-Miss Pritchard

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Davies. Mainpiece: Not acted for three years. First appearance in Calista for Mrs Yates because Mrs Cibber, ill, could not play the part. Davies advertised before this he had opened a Bookseller's shop opposite Tom's Coffee House, Russel Street, Covent Garden


Mainpiece Title: The Fair Penitent

Performance Comment: Lothario-Garrick; Altamont-Holland; Calista-Mrs Yates, 1st time; Sciolto-Havard, 1st time; Horatio-Davies, 1st time; Lavinia-Mrs Davies; Lucilla-Mrs Hippisley.
Role: Lothario Actor: Garrick
Role: Altamont Actor: Holland
Role: Calista Actor: Mrs Yates, 1st time
Role: Sciolto Actor: Havard, 1st time
Role: Horatio Actor: Davies, 1st time
Role: Lavinia Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Lucilla Actor: Mrs Hippisley.

Afterpiece Title: The Upholsterer

Performance Comment: Razor-Obrien, 1st time; Quidnunc-Yates; Bellmour-Austin; Rovewell-Packer; Feeble-Blakes; Brisk-Ackman; Pamphlet-Palmer; Termagant-Mrs Clive; Harriet-Mrs Yates.
Role: Razor Actor: Obrien, 1st time
Role: Quidnunc Actor: Yates
Role: Bellmour Actor: Austin
Role: Rovewell Actor: Packer
Role: Feeble Actor: Blakes
Role: Brisk Actor: Ackman
Role: Pamphlet Actor: Palmer
Role: Termagant Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Yates.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Davies. No Building on Stage. [The playbill lists Russel-$Davies.


Mainpiece Title: The Jealous Wife

Performance Comment: As17620126, but Harriet-Mrs Davies.
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Davies.
Role: Tom Actor: Clough.
Role: Oakly Actor: Garrick
Role: Major Oakly Actor: Yates
Role: Charles Actor: Palmer
Role: Lord Trinket Actor: O'Brien
Role: Sir Harry Beagle Actor: King
Role: Russet Actor: Burton
Role: Paris Actor: Blakes
Role: O'Cutter Actor: Moody
Role: Lady Freelove Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Toilet Actor: Mrs Hippisley
Role: Mrs Oakly Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs Simson
Role: Miss Harriet Actor: Mrs Palmer.

Afterpiece Title: The Musical Lady

Role: Mask Actor: King
Role: Old Mask Actor: Yates
Role: Freeman Actor: Packer
Role: Rosin Actor: Fox
Role: Sophy Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Lady Scrape Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Laundress Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Servant Actor: Watkins
Role: Singers Actor: Champness, Mrs Vincent, Miss Young

Entertainment: IV: The Brass Prophecy, as17620330

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Davies. At 7 p.m


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music-; English Cantata in Praise of Musick by Dr Pepusch-; with the Vocal Parts-Mrs Davies; Instrumental-the best Hands from the Opera; Concerto for Two Clarinets-

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Knight. Mainpiece: Not acted these 20 years [acted 1 Oct. 1779]. Times, 1 May: Tickets to be had of Mr and Mrs Knight, No. 47, Rathbone-place. Receipts: #270 11s. 6d. (138.19.6; 4.9.6; tickets: 127.2.6)


Mainpiece Title: Every Man In His Humour

Performance Comment: Kitely-Holman; Justice Clement-Munden; Old Knowell-Murray; Master Stephen-Knight; Brain@Worm-Townsend; Young Knowell-Clarke; Wellbred-Whitfield; Master Matthew-Simmons; Cash-Farley; Downright-Waddy; Formal-Rees; Cob-Thompson; Captain Bobadil (for that night only)-Cubitt (1st appearance on this stage these 3 [recte 4] years); Bridget-Miss Mansel; Tib-Mrs Gilbert; Mrs Kitely-Miss Betterton.
Role: Kitely Actor: Holman
Role: Justice Clement Actor: Munden
Role: Old Knowell Actor: Murray
Role: Master Stephen Actor: Knight
Role: Brain@Worm Actor: Townsend
Role: Young Knowell Actor: Clarke
Role: Wellbred Actor: Whitfield
Role: Master Matthew Actor: Simmons
Role: Cash Actor: Farley
Role: Downright Actor: Waddy
Role: Formal Actor: Rees
Role: Cob Actor: Thompson
Role: Captain Bobadil Actor: Cubitt
Role: Bridget Actor: Miss Mansel
Role: Tib Actor: Mrs Gilbert
Role: Mrs Kitely Actor: Miss Betterton.

Afterpiece Title: High Life below Stairs

Performance Comment: Lord Duke-Lewis; Lovel-Munden; Sir Harry-Knight; Freeman-Clarke; Phillip-Davenport; Kitty (with a song)-Mrs Knight.
Role: Lord Duke Actor: Lewis
Role: Lovel Actor: Munden
Role: Sir Harry Actor: Knight
Role: Freeman Actor: Clarke
Role: Phillip Actor: Davenport
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Knight.

Dance: In afterpiece: Mock Minuet-Mr and Mrs Knight

Entertainment: Singing and Monologues.End: a Dialogue Duet (1st time), The Pledge of Love; or, British Tar's Farewell-Incledon, Mrs Mountain (the Music entirely New); The Barber's Petition, with a song in character, Wigs (including his Own Wig, The Doctor's Wig, Counsellor's Wig, The Lover's Wig, Coachman's Wig, etc.)-Knight; Ode on the Passions-Mrs Pope; Old Towler-Incledon

Performance Comment: End: a Dialogue Duet (1st time), The Pledge of Love; or, British Tar's Farewell-Incledon, Mrs Mountain (the Music entirely New); The Barber's Petition, with a song in character, Wigs (including his Own Wig, The Doctor's Wig, Counsellor's Wig, The Lover's Wig, Coachman's Wig, etc.)-Knight; Ode on the Passions-Mrs Pope; Old Towler-Incledon.


Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Performance Comment: Lovegold-Norris, the first time of his appearing on any stage since the Union of the Companies (Daily Advertiser, 30 May); Frederick-Wignel; Clerimont-Richardson; James-Topham; Ramilie-Miss Beckington; Mariana-Miss Mann; Harriet-Mrs Achurch; Mrs Wisely-Mrs Herle; Wheedle-Miss Hughes; Lappet-Miss H. Hughes. A new Prologue and Epilogue, both by Norris .

Dance: I: Scotch Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. III: Minuet by Mrs Grognet and Mrs Sanderson. V: Dutch Skipper by Mr and Mrs Davenport. Black Joak by Smith and Miss Mann

Performance Comment: III: Minuet by Mrs Grognet and Mrs Sanderson. V: Dutch Skipper by Mr and Mrs Davenport. Black Joak by Smith and Miss Mann .

Song: II: Italian Song by Miss Young. IV: Italian Song by Mrs Mason

Performance Comment: IV: Italian Song by Mrs Mason .
Event Comment: Benefit for Farley, Waddy & Mrs Chapman. Afterpiece: To conclude with the Ceremony Usual at the Death of a Deserter. Receipts: #412 18s. (78.5; 4.4; tickets: 330.9)


Mainpiece Title: Wild Oats

Performance Comment: Rover-Lewis; Harry-Holman; Sir George Thunder-Waddy; Ephraim Smooth (with A Bundle of Proverbs)-Munden; John Dory-Fawcett; Sim-Knight; Banks-Murray; Midge-Claremont; Gammon-Thompson; Lamp-Simmons; Landlord-Atkins; Trap-Whitmore; Twitch-Wilde; Waiter-Curties; Jane-Mrs Chapman; Amelia-Miss Chapman; Lady Amaranth-Mrs Pope.
Role: Rover Actor: Lewis
Role: Harry Actor: Holman
Role: Sir George Thunder Actor: Waddy
Role: Ephraim Smooth Actor: Munden
Role: John Dory Actor: Fawcett
Role: Sim Actor: Knight
Role: Banks Actor: Murray
Role: Midge Actor: Claremont
Role: Gammon Actor: Thompson
Role: Lamp Actor: Simmons
Role: Landlord Actor: Atkins
Role: Trap Actor: Whitmore
Role: Twitch Actor: Wilde
Role: Waiter Actor: Curties
Role: Jane Actor: Mrs Chapman
Role: Amelia Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Lady Amaranth Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Deserter of Naples

Performance Comment: As18000429, but Henry-Farley (1st appearance in that character); added: Simpkin (2nd time)-Bologna Jun.; King-Bologna; Officers-Atkins, Curties, Lee; Country Lads-_Curties, _Lee, Howell, +Whitmore, +Klanert, +Webb; Lasses-Mrs +Dibdin.
Role: Henry Actor: Farley
Role: Simpkin Actor: Bologna Jun.
Role: King Actor: Bologna
Role: Officers Actor: Atkins, Curties, Lee
Role: Country Lads Actor:
Role: Lasses Actor: Mrs +Dibdin.
Role: Jacintha Actor: Mrs H. Johnston
Role: Isabella Actor: Miss Leserve
Role: Leonora Actor: the Late Miss Betterton
Role: Sancho Actor: Fawcett
Role: Don Carlos Actor: Holman
Role: Lopez Actor: Munden
Role: Don Lorenzo Actor: Claremont
Role: Don Alvarez Actor: Davenport
Role: Don Felix Actor: Thompson
Role: Angelina Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Simpkin Actor: Bologna Jun.
Role: Louisa's Father Actor: Lewiss
Role: Jailer Actor: Hawtin
Role: Skirmish Actor: Delpini
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Louisa's Mother Actor: Mrs Whitmore
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs H. Johnston

Dance: After Singing at end: A New Dance- (By Permission of the Proprietors of the Royal Circus) composed by Byrne, in which Mr Byrne, Mrs Byrne, will make their 1st appearance on this stage these 4 years, assisted by the three Miss Adams', Master Byrne (Their 1st appearance on this stage), Blurton, Platt, Wilde, L. Bologna, Lewiss, Klanert, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Mrs Bologna, Miss Cox, Miss Bologna, Miss Dibdin

Performance Comment: Bologna, Lewiss, Klanert, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Mrs Bologna, Miss Cox, Miss Bologna, Miss Dibdin.

Song: End II: Black Ey'd Susan-Incledon; End IV: The Anchor Smiths-Townsend; End: Boxing the Compass-Fawcett; Old Towler-Incledon

Event Comment: Mrs Davies Smart little figure, some spirit, was well receiv'd (Hopkins Diary)


Mainpiece Title: The Maid Of The Mill

Performance Comment: As17700925[; Young Gentleman Davies] second appearance.
Role: Lord Aimworth Actor: A Young Gentleman
Role: Sir Harry Sycamore Actor: Parsons
Role: Giles Actor: Bannister
Role: Fairfield Actor: Jefferson
Role: Ralph Actor: Dibdin
Role: Mervin Actor: Fawcett
Role: Fanny Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Theodosia Actor: Miss Radley
Role: Lady Sycamore Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Patty Actor: Mrs Baddeley.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Invasion

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Wright; Mercury-Dodd; Abram-Waldron; Gasconade-Baddeley; Simon-Moody; Snip-Parsons; Forge-Burton; Justice-Hartry; Corporal Bounce-Bransby; Constable-Ackman; Irishman-Messink; Welchman-Booth; Sukey Chitterlin-a young gentlewoman her first appearance [Mrs Davies]; Dolly Snip-Miss Pope; Mrs Snip-Mrs Bradshaw.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Wright
Role: Mercury Actor: Dodd
Role: Abram Actor: Waldron
Role: Gasconade Actor: Baddeley
Role: Simon Actor: Moody
Role: Snip Actor: Parsons
Role: Forge Actor: Burton
Role: Justice Actor: Hartry
Role: Corporal Bounce Actor: Bransby
Role: Constable Actor: Ackman
Role: Irishman Actor: Messink
Role: Welchman Actor: Booth
Role: Sukey Chitterlin Actor: a young gentlewoman her first appearance
Role: Dolly Snip Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Mrs Snip Actor: Mrs Bradshaw.


Mainpiece Title: The Twin Rivals

Performance Comment: Elder Woudbe-Este; Young Woudbe-Cross; Trueman-Turbutt; Richmore-Woodburn; Subtleman-Cole; Alderman-Salway; Clear-account-Wright; Fairbank-Dove; Teague-Jones; Jack-Leigh; Constable-Gray; Mrs Midnight-Topham; Aurelia-Mrs Pritchard; Constance-Mrs Cantrell; Steward's Wife-Mrs Cross; Maid-Miss Jones .
Role: Elder Woudbe Actor: Este
Role: Young Woudbe Actor: Cross
Role: Trueman Actor: Turbutt
Role: Richmore Actor: Woodburn
Role: Subtleman Actor: Cole
Role: Alderman Actor: Salway
Role: Clear Actor: account-Wright
Role: account Actor: Wright
Role: Fairbank Actor: Dove
Role: Teague Actor: Jones
Role: Jack Actor: Leigh
Role: Constable Actor: Gray
Role: Mrs Midnight Actor: Topham
Role: Aurelia Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Constance Actor: Mrs Cantrell
Role: Steward's Wife Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Jones

Afterpiece Title: The Honest Yorkshireman

Performance Comment: AS15 July. Prologue and Epilogue, as17350715.

Music: As17350715

Dance: French Peasant by Vallois and Mrs Woodward. Two Pierrots by Vallois and Davenport. Le Gout Anglois by Mr and Mrs Davenport

Performance Comment: Two Pierrots by Vallois and Davenport. Le Gout Anglois by Mr and Mrs Davenport .

Song: As17350718

Event Comment: Benefit Este and Wright. Mainpiece: Written by Mr Farquhar. [Tickets for Cross, Raftor, and Arne taken.]


Mainpiece Title: The Twin Rivals

Role: Elder Woudbe Actor: Mills
Role: Young Woudbe Actor: W. Mills
Role: Trueman Actor: Cibber
Role: Teague Actor: Miller
Role: Richmore Actor: Berry
Role: Subtleman Actor: Bardin
Role: Alderman Actor: Johnson
Role: Balderdash Actor: Shepard
Role: Clearaccount Actor: Winstone
Role: Frisure Actor: Cross
Role: Comic Actor: Oates
Role: Captain Actor: Cole
Role: Fairbank Actor: Turbutt
Role: Squire Actor: Este
Role: Mrs Clearaccount Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Villeneuve
Role: Aurelia Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Constance Actor: Miss Holliday
Role: Mrs Midnight Actor: Harper

Afterpiece Title: The Livery Rake and Country Lass

Performance Comment: Livery Rake-Este; Phillis (Country Lass)-Mrs Clive; Landlord Toby-Salway; Phillis (Chambermaid)-Mrs Pritchard; Harry-Turbutt; James-Raftor; Lucy-Mrs Villeneuve; Dorcas-Mrs Cross. With an Epilogue (wrote by Jo. Haines, Comedian, of facetious Memory), to be spoke by Mr Cibber, riding on an Ass .
Role: Livery Rake Actor: Este
Role: Phillis Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Landlord Toby Actor: Salway
Role: Phillis Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Harry Actor: Turbutt
Role: James Actor: Raftor
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Villeneuve
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Cross. With an Epilogue

Music: Select Pieces between the Acts, composed by Arne, particularly the March in Zara

Dance: I: English Maggot by Villeneuve and Mrs Walter. II: Scot's Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. III: Drunken Peasant by Phillips. IV: Minuet by Villeneuve and Mrs Anderson. V: Grand Ballet by Essex, Mrs Walter, &c

Performance Comment: II: Scot's Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. III: Drunken Peasant by Phillips. IV: Minuet by Villeneuve and Mrs Anderson. V: Grand Ballet by Essex, Mrs Walter, &c .


Event Comment: At Bridges, Cross, Burton and Vaughan's Great Theatrical Booth in the George Inn Yard, will be presented an Historical Drama never acted before call'd The Northern Heroes; or, The Bloody Contest between Charles XII, King of Sweden, and Peter the Great, Czar of Muscovy, with the Loves of Count Gillensternia, a Swedish General and the Fair Elimira, a Russian Princess, Containing the most remarkable Events of that Time; and concluding with the Memorable Battle of Pultowav, and Charles's Retreat into the Turkish Dominionv. Interspers'd with a Comic Interlude (never perform'd before) called The Volunteers; or, the Adventures of Roderick Random and his Friend Strap. Also the Comical Humours and Amours of Corporal Garbage and Serjeant Slim, with Mrs Vanspriggen the Swedish Sutler's Widow; the merry Pranks of her foolish son Janny, and several other diverting incidents. Boxes 2s. 6d. Pit 1s. 6d. First Gallery 1s. Upper Gallery 6d. To begin each Day at Twelve o'clock. [This notice repeated during "the short Time of the Fair." Notice repeated 24, 26, 27 Aug.


Mainpiece Title: The Northern Heros

Performance Comment: Charles XII-Usher; Prince of Wurtemburgh-Jackson; Gillensternia-Hazard; Count Piper-Thomson; Mazeppa-Reid; Czar-Burton; Dolgoruki-Paget; Menzikoif-Jones; Ivan-Shawford; Elimira-Mrs Cross.
Role: Charles XII Actor: Usher
Role: Prince of Wurtemburgh Actor: Jackson
Role: Gillensternia Actor: Hazard
Role: Count Piper Actor: Thomson
Role: Mazeppa Actor: Reid
Role: Czar Actor: Burton
Role: Dolgoruki Actor: Paget
Role: Menzikoif Actor: Jones
Role: Ivan Actor: Shawford
Role: Elimira Actor: Mrs Cross.

Afterpiece Title: The Volunteers; or, The Adventures of Roderick Random and his Friend Strap

Performance Comment: Roderick Random-Cross; Garbage-Bridges; Slim-Storer; Strap-Paddick; Widow Vanspriggen-Mrs Bridges; Moll-Mrs Vaughan; Mrs Rank-Miss Ferguson; Mrs File-Mrs Shawford; Mrs Machegogan-Mrs Paddick; Madge-Miss Tyler; Janny-Vaughan.
Role: Roderick Random Actor: Cross
Role: Garbage Actor: Bridges
Role: Slim Actor: Storer
Role: Strap Actor: Paddick
Role: Widow Vanspriggen Actor: Mrs Bridges
Role: Moll Actor: Mrs Vaughan
Role: Mrs Rank Actor: Miss Ferguson
Role: Mrs File Actor: Mrs Shawford
Role: Mrs Machegogan Actor: Mrs Paddick
Role: Madge Actor: Miss Tyler
Role: Janny Actor: Vaughan.

Dance: Mr Shawford, Mrs Shawford, Master Cross, Mrs Vaughan


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband

Performance Comment: Townly-Cross; Lady Townly-Mrs Pritchard; Lady Grace-Mrs Cross; Lady Wronghead-Mrs Cantrell; Manly-Woodburn; Basset-Este; Sir Francis-Jones; Richard-Master Green; Myrtilla-Mrs Davenport; Jenny-Miss Brunette; Trusty-Miss Jones; Mrs Motherly-Mrs Miller .
Role: Townly Actor: Cross
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Cantrell
Role: Manly Actor: Woodburn
Role: Basset Actor: Este
Role: Sir Francis Actor: Jones
Role: Richard Actor: Master Green
Role: Myrtilla Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Brunette
Role: Trusty Actor: Miss Jones
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Miller

Afterpiece Title: The Honest Yorkshireman

Performance Comment: As17350715 Prologue and Epilogue, as17350715.

Music: As17350715

Dance: Louvre and Minuet by Vallois and Mrs Anderson. Two Pierrots by Vallois and Davenport. Scotch Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport

Performance Comment: Two Pierrots by Vallois and Davenport. Scotch Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport .

Song: English Cantata by a Scholar of Carey's

Event Comment: DDesdemona-Mrs Havard">Mrs Davies. $Mrs Havard being ill Mr King play'd Iago (Hopkins). Mrs Yates ill...Mrs Davies Desdemona (Cross Diary). Benefit for Vernon. Tickets for The Roman Father will be taken. Both main and afterpiece, By Particular Desire. Mr King Iago. Mr Havard could not play Mrs Havard being dead (Hopkins Diary-MacMillan). A mistake in the Diary. Mrs Havard died Friday 27th (J. P. Kemble MS Notes-MacMillan). Music A La Mode deferr'd on account of Indisposition of a principal performer. Last time of performing till the Holidays. Charges: #64 4s. (MacMillan)


Mainpiece Title: Othello

Performance Comment: As17640331 but Roderigo-Vernon,, first time; Desdemona-Mrs Davies; Montano-Fox.
Role: Roderigo Actor: Vernon,, first time
Role: Desdemona Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Montano Actor: Fox.
Role: Othello Actor: Powell
Role: Iago Actor: Havard
Role: Cassio Actor: Palmer
Role: Emelia Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Ludovico Actor: Packer
Role: Gratiano Actor: Parsons
Role: Messenger Actor: Ackman
Role: Brabantio Actor: Burton
Role: Duke Actor: Bransby.

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Performance Comment: Sharp-Vernon; Cook-Clough; Guttle-Philips; Melissa-Miss Plym, first time; Gayless-Ackman; Kitty-Mrs Bennet.
Role: Sharp Actor: Vernon
Role: Cook Actor: Clough
Role: Guttle Actor: Philips
Role: Melissa Actor: Miss Plym, first time
Role: Gayless Actor: Ackman
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Bennet.

Dance: The Faggot Binders, as17640224

Event Comment: Benefit for Waldron and Mrs Greville. Farce (in 2 Acts) Never performed before, and for that night only. This Farce was written by Mr Waldron-Some Applause (Hopkins Diary). [MacMillan's note from Kemble differs slightly in wording.] Paid Mr Wegg's rent half year to Lady Day last #57; Duke of Bedford ditto #164 2s. 10d.; One yrs Paving, Cleansing & Lighting to ditto #39 7s. 6d.; Mr Moody for Mr Philips #13 13s.; St Martin's Charity School, 1 year, 1774 #2 2s. (Treasurer's Book). [The Westminster Magazine for May gives the following cast for the farce: Reuben-$Waldron; Blunt-$Moody; Sharp-$Dodd; Flimsy-$LeMash; Joseph-$Burton; Mrs Reuben-$Mrs Davies; Betty-$Miss Platt. It then bluntly tells the plot and concludes: "The whole is beneath criticism."


Mainpiece Title: All For Love

Performance Comment: Antony-Smith, first time; Ventidius-Palmer, first time; Dolabella-Brereton, first time; Alexas-Wheeler; Mysis-Keen; Serapion-Bransby; Romans-Griffiths, Norris; Cleopatra-Miss Younge; Octavia-Mrs Greville, first time; Charmion-Mrs Johnston; Iris-Miss Platt.
Role: Antony Actor: Smith, first time
Role: Ventidius Actor: Palmer, first time
Role: Dolabella Actor: Brereton, first time
Role: Alexas Actor: Wheeler
Role: Mysis Actor: Keen
Role: Serapion Actor: Bransby
Role: Romans Actor: Griffiths, Norris
Role: Cleopatra Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Octavia Actor: Mrs Greville, first time
Role: Charmion Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Iris Actor: Miss Platt.

Afterpiece Title: The Contrast; or, The Jew and Married Courtezan

Performance Comment: Sharp-Dodd; Blunt-Moody; others-Baddeley, Waldron, Lamash, Burton, Master Blanchard, Miss Platt, Mrs Davies.
Event Comment: Being the last time of Garrick's appearing in character of Sir John Brute . When the Song Encor'd Mr Garrick said Come Col. give us that Song again for two very good Reasons, the first because your friends desire it-and Secondly because I believe I shall never be in such good company again. House Mr and Mrs Davies (Sold) (Hopkins Diary). Paid Mr Davies in lieu of Bt #60. Rec'd of Mr Davis on acct #30. Receipts: #281 7s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Performance Comment: As17760131, but Lady Fanciful-Mrs Abington.
Role: Lady Fanciful Actor: Mrs Abington.
Role: Rake Actor: Davies
Role: Sir John Brute Actor: Garrick
Role: Constant Actor: Brereton, first time
Role: Heartfree Actor: Bensley, first time
Role: Razor Actor: Baddeley
Role: Justice Actor: Bransby
Role: Bully Actor: Vernon
Role: Lady Brute Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Greville.

Afterpiece Title: The Padlock

Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Smith.
Role: Leander Actor: Vernon.
Role: Mungo Actor: Fawcett.
Role: Mercury Actor: Vernon
Role: Harlequin Actor: Dodd
Role: Tragedy Actor: Mrs Smith
Role: Comedy Actor: Mrs Wrighten.
Role: King Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Miller Actor: Moody.
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Diego Actor: Bannister.
Event Comment: MMiss Pope in Corrinna (fine) Mr Wilkinson, Mrs Amlet (sad) (Cross). Mainpiece: Not acted in 8 years [but see 3 Jan. 1753]. My mother and I were at Drury Lane to see The Confederacy and Harlequin Ranger, Mrs King, Watson and Miss Pitt sat in our Box, a new actress did Corrinne to perfection, see Schutz Jr, Mr Schutz, Dives and Pigot there (Hailey, 'The Brietzcke Diary," p. 360). Receipts: #100 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Confederacy

Performance Comment: Brass-King; Dick-Palmer; Moneytrap-Yates; Gripe-Phillips; Clarissa-Mrs Pritchard; Flippanta-Mrs Clive; Corinna-a Young Gentlewoman1st time; Mrs Amlet-attempted byWilkinson; Clip-Ackman; Jessamin-Vaughan; Araminta-Mrs Davies; Mrs Cloggit-Mrs Cross.
Role: Brass Actor: King
Role: Dick Actor: Palmer
Role: Moneytrap Actor: Yates
Role: Gripe Actor: Phillips
Role: Clarissa Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Flippanta Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Corinna Actor: a Young Gentlewoman1st time
Role: Mrs Amlet Actor: attempted byWilkinson
Role: Clip Actor: Ackman
Role: Jessamin Actor: Vaughan
Role: Araminta Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Mrs Cloggit Actor: Mrs Cross.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Ranger

Role: others Actor: Ackman.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Rooker
Role: To conclude with a Dance of the Millers Actor: .
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Davies. Oroonoko by Mr Powell (Hopkins). Very well (Hopkins Diary-MacMillan). Receipts: #166 10s. (MacMillan); charges: #64 4s. [Profit to Mrs Davies: #102 6s.


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Performance Comment: Oroonoko-Powell, first time; Aboan-Havard, first time; Blandford-Palmer; Imoinda-Mrs Davies; Hotman-Lee; Governor-Burton; Stanmore-Packer; Driver-Bransby.
Role: Oroonoko Actor: Powell, first time
Role: Aboan Actor: Havard, first time
Role: Blandford Actor: Palmer
Role: Imoinda Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Hotman Actor: Lee
Role: Governor Actor: Burton
Role: Stanmore Actor: Packer
Role: Driver Actor: Bransby.

Afterpiece Title: High Life below Stairs

Role: Sir Harry's Servt't Actor: Lee.
Role: Lovel Actor: King
Role: Sir Harry's Servt Actor: J. Palmer.
Role: Freeman Actor: Packer
Role: Duke's Servant Actor: Palmer
Role: Sir Harry's Servant Actor: King
Role: Philip Actor: Yates
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: II: A Dance of Slaves-Lauchery; End: The Irish Lilt, as17630922

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Davies. Mainpiece: By Particular Desire. Receipts: #159 13s. 6d. Charges: #67 3s. Profits to Mrs Davies: #92 10s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Distress'd Mother

Performance Comment: As17750116, but without the Grand Provencalle Dance.
Role: Orestes Actor: Smith
Role: Pyrrhus Actor: Palmer
Role: Hermione Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Phoenix Actor: Usher
Role: Pylades Actor: Packer
Role: Andromache Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Cleone Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Cephissa Actor: Miss Platt.

Afterpiece Title: A Peep behind the Curtain

Performance Comment: As17750424 but Orpheus-Davies; Sir Toby-Usher.

Dance: End: The Irish Fair, as17740917

Event Comment: By Command of Their Majesties. Mrs Davies Miss Tittup--La! La! King sent a letter to $Sheridan desiring to be off his Engagement--all made up at night. Mattocks came and told me that Lacy had sold Half his Share of the Patent to Mr Langford (The Auctioneer) and Captain Thomson (Authour of the Syrens &c.). I acquainted Sheridan of it--he had not heard it before (Hopkins Diary). Receipts: #267 6s


Mainpiece Title: New Brooms

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: As You Like It

Performance Comment: Touchstone-King; Orlando-Reddish; Jaques-Jefferson; Duke Senior-Hurst; Duke Frederick-Bransby; Oliver-Packer; Amiens (with songs)-Vernon; Corin-Waldron; LeBeau-Everard; Silvius-R. Palmer; William-Messink; Adam-Moody; Caelia-Mrs Baddeley; Cuckoo Song-Mrs Baddeley; Phoebe-Mrs Davies; Audrey-Mrs Bradshaw; Rosalind-Miss Younge.
Role: Touchstone Actor: King
Role: Orlando Actor: Reddish
Role: Jaques Actor: Jefferson
Role: Duke Senior Actor: Hurst
Role: Duke Frederick Actor: Bransby
Role: Oliver Actor: Packer
Role: Amiens Actor: Vernon
Role: Corin Actor: Waldron
Role: LeBeau Actor: Everard
Role: Silvius Actor: R. Palmer
Role: William Actor: Messink
Role: Adam Actor: Moody
Role: Caelia Actor: Mrs Baddeley
Role: Cuckoo Song Actor: Mrs Baddeley
Role: Phoebe Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Audrey Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Rosalind Actor: Miss Younge.

Afterpiece Title: Bon Ton; or, High Life above Stairs

Performance Comment: Sir John Trotley-King; Colonel Tivy-Brereton; Davy-Parsons; Jessamy-Lamash; Mignon-Burton; Lord Minikin-Dodd; Miss Tittup-Mrs Davies; Lady Minikin-Miss Pope.
Role: Sir John Trotley Actor: King
Role: Colonel Tivy Actor: Brereton
Role: Davy Actor: Parsons
Role: Jessamy Actor: Lamash
Role: Mignon Actor: Burton
Role: Lord Minikin Actor: Dodd
Role: Miss Tittup Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Lady Minikin Actor: Miss Pope.

Dance: End I: The Grand Garland Dance-Giorgi, Sga Crespi, Slingsby

Song: In V: a song-Mrs Scott

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Davies. Part of Pit laid into Boxes


Mainpiece Title: The Suspicious Husband

Performance Comment: As17601118, but Jacintha-Mrs Kennedy.
Role: Jacintha Actor: Mrs Kennedy.
Role: Mrs Strictland Actor: Mrs Davies.
Role: Ranger Actor: Garrick
Role: Jack Meggot Actor: O'Brien
Role: Bellamy Actor: Packer
Role: Mr Strictland Actor: Davies
Role: Frankly Actor: Palmer
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Lucetta Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: To conclude with a Country Dance Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: Polly Honeycomb

Role: Actors only: Actor: Yates, King, Bransby, Mrs Kennedy, Mrs Bradshaw, Miss Pope
Role: Honeycombe Actor: Yates
Role: Scribble Actor: King
Role: Ledger Actor: Bransby
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Mrs Honeycombe Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Bradshaw

Dance: II: The Cow Keepers, as17601008

Event Comment: Last time of performing the Mainpiece this Season. Benefit for Mr and Mrs Davies. Receipts: #180 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Performance Comment: As17551002, but Sullen-Davies.
Role: Sullen Actor: Davies.
Role: Archer Actor: Garrick
Role: Cherry Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Scrub Actor: Woodward
Role: Boniface Actor: Berry
Role: Aimwell Actor: Palmer
Role: Gibbet Actor: Bransby
Role: Sir Charles Freeman Actor: Blakes
Role: Foigard Actor: Yates
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Role: Lettice Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Drunken Colonel Actor: Woodward.

Dance: IV: Hornpipe-Mathews

Song: I: Beard

Related Works
Related Work: The Genoese Pirate; or, Black-Beard Author(s): James Sanderson
Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Davies. Part of Pit laid into Boxes. Receipts: #220 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Wonder

Performance Comment: As17571213, but Frederick-Davies.
Role: Frederick Actor: Davies.
Role: Lissardo Actor: Woodward.
Role: Inis Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Minuet Actor: Miss Minors, Noverre.
Role: Felix Actor: Garrick
Role: Briton Actor: Palmer
Role: Lopez Actor: Philips
Role: Pedro Actor: Burton
Role: Gibby Actor: Johnston
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Violante Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: in which Minuet Actor: Miss Macklin.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Role: Sir John Loverule Actor: Beard
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Clive.
Event Comment: Not performed for 12 years. [See 5 Nov. 1746.] Mossop, Palmer, Miss Macklin, Mrs Davies, Miss Pritchard played parts for first time. Receipts: #100 (Cross).; #114 10s (Winston MS 8)


Mainpiece Title: The Twin Rivals

Performance Comment: Elder Wou'dbe-Mossop; Young Wou'dbe-Pamer; Trueman-Havard; Richmore-Davies; Fairbank-Burton; Balderdash-Philips; Clearaccount-Bransby; Mrs Clearaccount-Mrs Cross; Teague-Yates; Subtleman-Blakes; Mrs Midnight-Mrs Macklin; Constance-Mrs Davies; Aurelia-Mrs Pritchard.
Role: Elder Wou'dbe Actor: Mossop
Role: Young Wou'dbe Actor: Pamer
Role: Trueman Actor: Havard
Role: Richmore Actor: Davies
Role: Fairbank Actor: Burton
Role: Balderdash Actor: Philips
Role: Clearaccount Actor: Bransby
Role: Mrs Clearaccount Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Teague Actor: Yates
Role: Subtleman Actor: Blakes
Role: Mrs Midnight Actor: Mrs Macklin
Role: Constance Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Aurelia Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: Queen Mab

Dance: II: The Millers, as17581012

Event Comment: A New English Opera. The Music Compos'd by Mr Rush. Signora Cremonini, Clementini, made her first appearance on this Stage in the Character of Eliza. Sings very well, very Graceful Deportm[en]t & is a great Support to the Opera. many of the Songs were Encor'd. Some few Hisses. but upon the whole, was pretty well receiv'd (Hopkins). Books of the Opera to be sold at the Theatre. A new English Opera, the Royal Shepherd-the Musick composed by Mr Rush.-Siga Cremonini made her first appearance,--sings ver fine,--very graceful deportment, and is a great support to the Opera.--Some hisses--Many of the songs encored. Upon the whole was well liked...On this occasion the Stage was cut near two feet and a half to enlarge the orchestra, to make it contain the additional performers who belong to the Opera House, on whose account the Opera cannot be performed Tuesdays and Saturdays (Hopkins Diary-MacMillan)


Mainpiece Title: The Royal Shepherd

Performance Comment: Principals by Vernon, Champnes, Mas. Raworth, Miss Young, Miss Wright, Miss Williams, Mrs Dorman, Sga Cremonini. Alexander-Champnes; Amintas-Vernon; Eliza-Signora Cremonini; Thamiris-Miss Young; Camilla-Miss Wright; Agenor-Mrs Dorman (Edition of 1764).
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
Related Works
Related Work: Amintas Author(s): Ferdinando Tenducci

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