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Event Comment: [Mainpiece by Charles Boyle. Premiere.] Benefit Mrs Porter, who performs a part in it she never acted before. [Since Mrs Porter is not in the cast in the edition of 1703, the meaning of this statement is not clear.] At the Desire of several Persons of Quality


Mainpiece Title: As You Find It

Performance Comment: Edition of 1703 lists: Hartley-Verbruggen; Sir Abel Single-Dogget; John Single-Pack; Bevil-Betterton; Ledger-Powel; Sir Pert-Bowman; Mrs Hartley-Mrs Bowman; Orinda-Mrs Bracegirdle; Eugenia-Mrs Barry; Chloris-Mrs Lee; Lucy-Mrs Prince; Prologue-Betterton; Epilogue written by George Granville-Powel.
Role: Hartley Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Sir Abel Single Actor: Dogget
Role: John Single Actor: Pack
Role: Bevil Actor: Betterton
Role: Ledger Actor: Powel
Role: Sir Pert Actor: Bowman
Role: Mrs Hartley Actor: Mrs Bowman
Role: Orinda Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Eugenia Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Chloris Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Prince
Role: Prologue Actor: Betterton
Role: George Granville Actor: Powel.

Afterpiece Title: Acis and Galatea

Music: From The Mad Lover-

Song: Mrs Hodgson, Cook, Davis

Dance: Mrs Elford, Fairbanch

Event Comment: Benefit Pack and Mrs Bradshaw


Mainpiece Title: The Agreeable Disappointment; Or, Love's Betray'd

Dance: Mrs Elford, Firbank, others

Song: Mrs Hodgson


Mainpiece Title: The Cares Of Love

Song: Mrs Hodgson

Dance: The little Girl, Mrs Elford's scholar


Mainpiece Title: The City Politiques

Dance: A little Girl, Mrs Elford's Scholar


Mainpiece Title: The City Politiques

Song: Mrs Hodgson, Cook

Dance: Country Farmer's Daughter, Entry, The Wood Nymph-Miss Bruce Mrs Elford's Scholar; rope dancing-Pinkethman's Two famous French Maidens; ...the eldest...Dancing without a Pole and turning her self round, which never could be done by any yet before her (as all the Quality of England are satisfy'd of), and who are desir'd by the said Quality, and most part of the Town to perform; Also vaulting on the manag'd Horse-Evans wherein he performs several surprizing Entertainments, especially his Body lying extended on one Arm, and drinking 9 Glasses of Wine from the other

Event Comment: [Mainpiece in place of NOTORIETY, advertised on playbill of 23 Oct.] Afterpiece [1st time; CO 2 , by Mrs Burke. MS: Larpent 992; not published]: With new Music [by Tommaso Giordani (Morning Herald, 25 Oct.)). Scenery, Dresses and Decorations. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #228 0s. 6d. (206/10/6; 21/10/0)


Mainpiece Title: How To Grow Rich

Role: : Plainly Actor: Powel
Role: Nab Actor: Cubitt
Role: Formal Actor: Thompson
Role: Pave Actor: Lewis
Role: Smalltrade Actor: Quick
Role: Warford Actor: Pope
Role: Sir ThomasRoundhead Actor: Munden
Role: Sir Charles Dazzle Actor: Farren
Role: Hippy Actor: Blanchard
Role: Latitat Actor: Fawcett
Role: Rosa Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Miss Dazzle Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Betty Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Lady Henrietta Actor: Mrs Pollock

Afterpiece Title: THE WARD OF THE CASTLE

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Incledon, Johnstone, Munden// Mrs Clendining, Mrs Martyr. [Cast from Songs (T. Cadell, 1793): Sir Bertram-Incledon; Duke of Alberossa-Johnstone; Geoffrey-Munden// Matilda-Mrs Clendining; Jacquenetta-Mrs Martyr.] hathi. hathi.
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Related Work: The Ward of the Castle Author(s): Mrs. Burke

Song: In afterpiece Chorusses by Linton, Tett, Sawyer, Little, Street, Kendrick//Miss Stuart, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Mrs Castelle, Miss Kirton, Mrs Lloyd, Miss Paye, Miss Leserve, Mrs Bayzand, Mrs Blurton

Event Comment: 3rd piece [Ist time; MF 2, attributed to Mrs Rainsford, for whom see Morning Herald, 9 May; London Chronicle, 23 May, states that it was written by "A Lady," but gives no name. MS: Larpent 1025; not published]: The Music composed by Webbe. Receipts: #118 4s. (109/3; 9/1)


Mainpiece Title: Netley Abbey

Afterpiece Title: THE SIEGE OF MEAUX

Role: : Earl of Douglas Actor: Holman
Role: Pol Actor: Pope
Role: Duke of Orleans Actor: Farren
Role: Dubois Actor: Harley
Role: Captal de Buche Actor: Middleton
Role: Clermont Actor: Macready
Role: Laroche Actor: Claremont
Role: Duchess of Orleans Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Matilda Actor: Mrs Pope. Thompson is unassigned.
Role: . Oakland Actor: Inclcdon
Role: Oakland Actor: Munden
Role: Jeffery Actor: Blanchard
Role: Gunnel Actor: Fawcett
Role: Rapine Actor: Cubitt
Role: Mr Sterling Actor: Powel
Role: Charles Actor: Claremont
Role: McScrape Actor: JohnstoneEllen Woodbine-Mrs Mountain
Role: JohnstoneEllen Woodbine Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Lucy Oakland Actor: Miss Hopkins
Role: Catherine Actor: Mrs Martyr.


Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Quick, Incledon, Munden, Cubitt, Richardson, Rees, Campbell// Miss Poole, Miss Stuart, Mrs Martyr. [Cast from Songs (W. Woodfall, 1794): William-Quick; Colin-Incledon; Hodge-Munden; Moody-Cubitt; Parchment-Richardson; Dick-Recs; Mercury-Campbell//Susan-Miss Poole; Alice-Miss Stuart; Margaret-Mrs Martyr .
Role: : William Actor: Quick
Role: Colin Actor: Incledon
Role: Hodge Actor: Munden
Role: Moody Actor: Cubitt
Role: Parchment Actor: Richardson
Role: Dick Actor: Recs
Role: Mercury Actor: CampbellSusan-Miss Poole
Role: CampbellSusan Actor: Miss Poole
Role: Alice Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Margaret Actor: Mrs Martyr
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Related Work: The Speechless Wife Author(s): Mrs. Rainford
Event Comment: [By Mrs Aubert.] Never Acted before. In Daily Courant, 26 May: Never acted before, being unfortunately prevented on Friday last, by the unexpected Arrest of the Person who was to have played the Doctor


Mainpiece Title: Harlequin Hydaspes; Or, The Greshamite

Performance Comment: Harlequin the Author,-Mrs Aubert; Doctor-C. Bullock.
Role: Harlequin the Author, Actor: Mrs Aubert
Role: Doctor Actor: C. Bullock.
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Related Work: Harlequin Hydaspes: or, The Greshamite Author(s): Mrs. Aubert
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Barry. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Admission: 5s., 3s., 2s


Mainpiece Title: Don Sebastian, King Of Portugal

Afterpiece Title: The Judgment of Paris

Dance: Mlle delaVal, Mrs Elford, both of l'Abbe's scholars

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.


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

Event Comment: By Subscription. The music for The Judgment of Paris composed by Weldon. [Note that both duRuel and Mrs Mayers are advertised to appear at both theaters this day.


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Afterpiece Title: The Judgment of Paris

Music: With several Songs in Italian and English-Mrs Tofts; With several other select pieces of Musick- compos'd by the late Mr Henry Purcell

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

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Bowman. For the Entertainment of several Persons of Great Quality, late come from beyond the Seas. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., for the conveniency of the Qualities resorting to the Park after. Admission: 6s., 4s., 2s


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Instrumental Music, with trumpets, kettle drums, hautboys, flutes-

Song: Mrs del'Epine[, all composed] by that Great and much esteem'd Master, Jacomo Greber

Dance: Wedding Dance, Blouzabella-Labbe, Mrs Elford; Medley Dance-Prince, Prince's daughter; a dance-Godwin, Mrs Clark

Event Comment: Benefit Knapp, Mrs Baker, Mynns. All which will be perform'd without any Omission at common Prices


Mainpiece Title: The True And Antient History Of King Lear

Song: Comical Songs and Dialogues from Wonders in the Sun-; particularly a Song-Mrs Willis representing one of Queen Elizabeth's Dames of Honour ; Comical Dialogue-Pack, Bowman , representing a vain promising Courtier and a Sycophant ; a Comical Dialogue-Dogget, Cook representing a Widdow in Tears for the Loss of her Husband and a Town Rake making Love to her

Dance: A new Entry-deBarques, Mrs Elford; French Peasant-Firbank, Mrs Bicknell; The famous Italian Scaramouch-Layfield

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Lee. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. [In Daily Courant, 29 May, the admission had been advertised as boxes 6s., pit 4s., gallery 2s. 6d., but on 31 May Daily Courant stated that "all seal'd Tickets that have been dispos'd of by Mrs Lee" at these rates "shall be accounted for" at 5s., 3s., 2s.


Mainpiece Title: The Rival Queens; Or, The Death Of Alexander The Great

Song: Singing In Italian the Famous-Signiora Maria Margarita Gallia , lately arriv'd from Italy, who has never yet Sung in England; the Musick which accompanies her Singing is compos'd by Signior Joseph Saggion-

Dance: The Wedding Dance, compos'd by Monsieur L'Abbe,-Monsieur L'Abbe, Mrs Elford

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Prince. By reason of the Entertainment, the Play will be shortened. Boxes 6s., pit 4s., gallery 2s. 6d. [Genest, II, 293, lists this for 7 June.


Mainpiece Title: The Fair Penitent

Song: Four new songs, the Nightingale Song-Francisca Margarita del'Epine, with music composed by Jacomo Greber

Dance: As17030601 Also Mezzetin a Clown and two Chair/men-; Blouzabella-Prince, Mrs Elford

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Barry


Mainpiece Title: Tamerlane

Song: Several Musical Dialogues-

Dance: deBarques, Mrs Elford

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Bracegirdle. The music of The Judgment of Paris set by Eccles


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Afterpiece Title: The Judgment of Paris

Dance: Comical dances-deBarques, Mrs Elford

Event Comment: Mrs Mills, a Drury Lane actress, died on this day


Mainpiece Title: The Double Gallant; Or, The Sick Lady's Cure

Performance Comment: Sir Solomon-Johnson; Clerimont-Booth; Atall-Cibber; Careless-Wilks Jr; Old Wilful-Miller; Lady Dainty-Mrs Oldfield; Lady Sadlife-Mrs Bicknell; Clarinda-Mrs Mountfort; Silvia-Mrs Santlow; Wishwell-Mrs Saunders.
Role: Sir Solomon Actor: Johnson
Role: Clerimont Actor: Booth
Role: Atall Actor: Cibber
Role: Careless Actor: Wilks Jr
Role: Old Wilful Actor: Miller
Role: Lady Dainty Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Lady Sadlife Actor: Mrs Bicknell
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Mountfort
Role: Silvia Actor: Mrs Santlow
Role: Wishwell Actor: Mrs Saunders.

Dance: Mrs Santlow; New Dance-Miss Lindar


Mainpiece Title: The Amorous Widow; Or, The Wanton Wife

Role: Barnaby Actor: Dogget.

Dance: Mrs Elford


Mainpiece Title: The Earl Of Essex; Or, The Unhappy Favourite

Role: A new Epilogue Actor: Miss Bruce

Dance: Mrs Elford, delaGarde, Young l'Abbe, Miss Bruce

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Sutton, late Miss Froment. Paid salary list #520 7s. 6d.; Rec'd from Mr Clutterbuck's [account] (1st) #100; Stopages #18 10s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #181 5s. 6d. Charges: #74 14s. Profits to Mrs Sutton: #106 11s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: Merope

Role: Dorilas Actor: A Young Gentleman who performed Romeo
Role: Erox Actor: Hurst
Role: Polyhontes Actor: Palmer
Role: Narbas Actor: Packer
Role: High Priest Actor: Bransby
Role: Euricles Actor: J. Aickin
Role: Ismene Actor: Miss Mansell
Role: Merope Actor: Miss Younge, first time
Role: Sacrifice Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: The Elopement

Performance Comment: As17721118, but Clown-Wright; Scaramouch-Atkins; and for that night only her own Hornpipe-Mrs Sutton (playbill). [Public Advertiser lists Clown-Ackman.]

Dance: II: A New Grand Turkish Dance, composed by Froment in which-Mrs Sutton will dance the character of a Sultana; IV: By Particular Desire. The Louvre and Minuet, also the Dauphin Minuet-Froment, Mrs Sutton, his scholar

Performance Comment: The Louvre and Minuet, also the Dauphin Minuet-Froment, Mrs Sutton, his scholar.
Event Comment: Benefit Bencraft, Dove, Hayes, Mrs Ware, Mrs LeBrun


Mainpiece Title: The Royal Merchant

Role: Woolfort Actor: Walker
Role: Ferret Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Ginks Actor: Neale
Role: Vandunck Actor: Dove.
Role: Merchant Actor: Ryan
Role: Clause Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Higgen Actor: Hippisley
Role: Prig Actor: Chapman
Role: Hemskirk Actor: Hale
Role: Hubert Actor: Hallam
Role: Boor Actor: James
Role: Bertha Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: Jaqueline Actor: Mrs Vincent.

Afterpiece Title: The Necromancer

Performance Comment: As17390508, but Furies-Lalauze, Villeneuve, Thompson, Desse, Dupre; Miller's Wife-Mrs LeBrun.

Dance: I: Harlequin-Master Mathews; Scholar to Davenport. II: Harlequin Woman-Mrs LeBrun; III: Pierots-Lalauze, Desse; IV: Glover's Grecian Sailors-

Performance Comment: II: Harlequin Woman-Mrs LeBrun; III: Pierots-Lalauze, Desse; IV: Glover's Grecian Sailors-.
Role: Harlequin Woman Actor: Mrs LeBrun
Role: Pierots Actor: Lalauze, Desse
Role: 's Grecian Sailors Actor: .
Event Comment: Benefit Mr and Mrs Davenport. At the particular Desire of several Persons of Quality and Distinction


Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Performance Comment: Lovegold-Griffin; Frederick-Bridgwater; Clerimont-W. Mills; Ramilie-Cross; James-Mullart; Mariana-Mrs Heron; Harriet-Mrs Butler; Lappet-Mrs Clive; Mrs Wisely-Mrs Grace; Wheedle-Miss Mann .
Role: Lovegold Actor: Griffin
Role: Frederick Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Clerimont Actor: W. Mills
Role: Ramilie Actor: Cross
Role: James Actor: Mullart
Role: Mariana Actor: Mrs Heron
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Lappet Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Mrs Wisely Actor: Mrs Grace
Role: Wheedle Actor: Miss Mann

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Valentine Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Bluff Actor: Macklin, but see17340121

Music: A new Comic-Medley-Overture composed by Lampe

Dance: Comic Dance by Master Oates and Miss Oates, both Scholars to Davenport. Scots Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. Pierrots by Topham and Davenport

Performance Comment: Scots Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. Pierrots by Topham and Davenport .
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Turner Robinson


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: First Entertainment: Overture in Scipio-; Solitudini Amate, Le mor che per te Sento-Mrs Robinson; Ti con solo-Clarke; Mi Volgo, Si Caro-Mrs Robinson; When Myra Sings-Clarke, Mrs Robinson; Second Entertainment: Overture in Tamerlane-; Padre Amanta, Alla Fama-Mrs Robinson; Solo on German Flute-Wiedeman; La Tigrearde Disdegno-; Un Lampoe-; Cease to Beauty-Clarke; Vedeste Mai Sulprato, Seacciata del suo nido-Mrs Robinson; A Teneri Assetti Duetto-Mrs Robinson; Third Entertainment: Solo-Jones; Ah! Pardre Quel Golsomino-Mrs Robinson; No non Temer-Clarke; Baccia per me la Mana Sgomtra dell Anima-Mrs Robinson; Al Trionfo@Duetto-Clarke, Mrs Robinson

Performance Comment: Pardre Quel Golsomino-Mrs Robinson; No non Temer-Clarke; Baccia per me la Mana Sgomtra dell Anima-Mrs Robinson; Al Trionfo@Duetto-Clarke, Mrs Robinson.
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Walter and Mrs Pelling. Mainpiece: Written by the late Mr Congreve. [Tickets of Mrs Walter at Mr Hook's, Carpenter, in Stanhope Street; of Mrs Pelling at Mr Dagley's, Silversmith, near Castle Tavern, DL.]


Mainpiece Title: The Double Dealer

Performance Comment: As17351011, with the Original Song in Character (Lady Froth) by Mrs Clive .
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: Colombine Courtezan

Role: Pierot Actor: Poitier
Role: Harlequin Actor: Le Brun
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Spaniard Actor: Salway
Role: Two Monkeys Actor: Towers, Roberts
Role: Mlle La Modestie Actor: Harlequin Phillips
Role: Mons Flip Actor: Flap-Towers
Role: Flap Actor: Towers
Role: Somerset Actor: Roberts
Role: Mons Roundall Actor: Hough

Dance: I: Minuet in Modern Habits by Rector and Mrs Anderson. II: Tambourine by Mlle Roland. III: Grand Ballet by Essex, Mrs Walter, &c. IV: The Amorous Clowns; or, The Courtezan: Clowns-Pelling, Davenport; Wives-Miss Mann, Miss Brett; Courtezan-Mrs Pelling. V: Rover by Essex, Mrs Walter, Mrs Pelling, Miss Mann, &c

Performance Comment: II: Tambourine by Mlle Roland. III: Grand Ballet by Essex, Mrs Walter, &c. IV: The Amorous Clowns; or, The Courtezan: Clowns-Pelling, Davenport; Wives-Miss Mann, Miss Brett; Courtezan-Mrs Pelling. V: Rover by Essex, Mrs Walter, Mrs Pelling, Miss Mann, &c .