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Event Comment: [Mrs Johnson was from the Park Theatre NewYork.] Afterpiece: Compressed into Two Acts. "Munden's Sir Francis Wronghead was a very pleasing display of comicality; but he should have contented himself with what was set down by the author, without introducing his own common place allusions to the fashions of the present day" (Morning Herald, 29 Sept.). Receipts: #200 17s. 6d. (195.19.6; 4.18.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband

Performance Comment: Lord Townly-Pope; Manley-Murray; Sir Francis Wronghead-Munden; Count Basset-Clarke; Squire Richard-Knight; John Moody-Thompson; James-Abbot; Constable-Whitmore; Poundage-Rees; Lady Grace-Miss Chapman; Lady Wronghead-Mrs Davenport; Miss Jenny-Mrs Gibbs; Mytrilla-Mrs Watts; Mrs Motherly-Mrs Platt; Trusty-Mrs Litchfield; Lady Townly-Mrs Johnson (from the Theatre in America; 1st appearance on this stage). 1st appearance on this stage).
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Miss Jenny Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Mytrilla Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Trusty Actor: Mrs Litchfield
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Johnson

Afterpiece Title: The Maid of the Mill

Performance Comment: Sir Harry Sycamore-Munden; Lord Aimworth-Clarke; Ralph-Knight; Farmer Giles-Townsend; Fairfield-Davenport; Mervin-Claremont; Fanny-Miss Sims; Lady Sycamore-Mrs Davenport; Theodosia-Mrs Follett; Patty-Miss Mitchell.
Role: Lady Sycamore Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Theodosia Actor: Mrs Follett
Event Comment: Benefit for Townsend and Mrs Johnson. 3rd piece [1st time in London; F 1, by William Dunlap]: Performed with distinguished Applause at the John St.? Theatre, New York [on 9 Jan. 1797]; compressed into one act [from two], and adapted for the English Stage by a Gentleman [perhaps the author]. "Commencing at half past eleven o'clock, and after a tiresome variety of other entertainments, the audience thought they had had enough for their money, and demanded the fall of the curtain before the conclusion of [Tell Truth and Shame the Devil]" (Monthly Mirror, June 1799, p. 367). Morning Chronicle, 8 May: Tickets to be had of Townsend, No. 9, Leicester-place. [Mrs Johnson not listed.] Receipts: #442 17s. 6d. (108.1.0; 1.11.0; tickets: 333.5.6, of which Townsend sold 218.2.0; Mrs Johnson 115.3.6)


Mainpiece Title: The Iron Chest

Performance Comment: As17990423, but Fitzharding-Johnson (from the Park? Theatre, New York; 1st appearance on this stage); Samson (1st time)-Townsend; Helen (for that night only)-Mrs Johnson; Chorus of Robbers-_; Chorus of Servants-_.
Role: Fitzharding Actor: Johnson
Role: Helen Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Blanch Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Judith Actor: Mrs Litchfield
Role: Barbara Actor: Mrs Chapman

Afterpiece Title: Catherine and Petruchio

Performance Comment: As17990316but Catherine (for that night only)-Mrs Johnson.

Afterpiece Title: Tell Truth and Shame the Devil

Performance Comment: Principal Characters-H. Johnston, Murray, Johnson, Mrs Litchfield. [Probable cast: Tom Holton-H. Johnston; +Whitely-Murray; +Semblance-Johnson (see Mrs Litchfield. Text $T. and J. Swords">George C. D. Odell, Annals of the New York Stage, 1927, I, 429); Susan-Mrs Litchfield. Text $T. and J. Swords, New York, 1797) lists the American cast.]

Song: End: Mad Tom-Betts (1st appearance on the stage); Young William-Incledon; The Golden Days-Munden; The Tight Little Island-Townsend; The Wind blew fresh and fair-Townsend

Music: End I 1st piece: Concerto Clarionet-Orsato (of the Theatre Royal Venice; 1st appearance in this Metropolis); a duetto solo by means of the Pression and Repercussion of the Air-Orsato This his curious Discovery has received the greatest Applause in most of the Courts

Event Comment: The Duke's Company. This performance is on the L. C. list, 5@141, p. 2. See also Nicoll, Restoration Drama, p. 347. There is no certainty that this is the premiere, but the fact that the play was given again on 4 Dec. 1672 suggests that this was the first performance and that it was also acted on Tuesday 3 Dec. 1672. A song, How pleasant is mutual love, set by John Bannister for this play, is in Choice Songs and Ayres, First Book, 1673. See Cibber, Apology, ed. Lowe, I, 155, for Underhill's acting of Justice Clodpate. Downes (p. 33): This Play in general being Admirably Acted, produc'd great Profit to the Company. Note, Mrs Johnson in this Comedy, Dancing a Jigg so Charming well, Loves power in a little time after Coerc'd her to Dance more Charming, else where


Mainpiece Title: Epsom Wells

Performance Comment: Edition of 1673: Prologue [by Sir C. S. [Sir Charles Sedley]-; Prologue to the King and Queen [spoken at Whitehall-; Epilogue-; [Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, p. 33): Rains-Harris; Bevil-Betterton; Woodly-Smith; Justice Clodpate-Underhill; Carolina-Mrs Johnson; Lucia-Mrs Gibbs; Mrs Jilt-Mrs Betterton; Bisket-Nokes; Fribble-Angel.
Role: Carolina Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Lucia Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Mrs Jilt Actor: Mrs Betterton
Event Comment: Benefit for Emery, Mrs T. Dibdin & Mrs Johnson. 1st piece: Not acted these 3 years [acted 11 Apr. 1798]. Receipts: #326 12s. (47.4.6; 7.8.0; tickets: 271.19.6)


Mainpiece Title: Wives As They Were, And Maids As They Are

Performance Comment: Bronzely-Lewis; Sir George Evelyn-Pope; Sir William Dorillon-Munden; Lord Priory-Emery (1st appearance in that character); Mr Norberry-Waddy; Oliver-Simmons; Miss Dorillon-Mrs Johnson; Lady Mary Raffle-Mrs Dibdin (1st appearance in that character); Lady Priory-Miss Chapman.
Related Works
Related Work: The Wife's Relief; or, the husband's cure Author(s): Charles Johnson
Related Work: The Wife's Relief; or, The Husband's Cure Author(s): Charles Johnson

Afterpiece Title: St

Role: Gwinneth Actor: Mrs Whitmore
Role: Ellen Actor: Mrs Atkins
Role: Miss Fuz Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Sweepers of the Stage Actor: Mrs Whitmore, Mrs Norton
Role: Lady Fuz Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Rhodope Actor: Mrs Martyr.

Afterpiece Title: The Hermione

Song: End I 1st piece: a Song-Master Gray; End II: The Muffin Man (Written by T. Dibdin, and composed by Moorehead)-Dighton (1st appearance on this stage); End 1st piece: the celebrated Laughing Song-Dighton

Event Comment: The Duke's Company. The date of the premiere is not known. Although the play was not in print until 1671, it was acted on 9 May 1670 and again at Dover on 19 or 20 May 1670. Downes (p. 29) placed the comedy among the plays of 1669, but the presence of Mrs Johnson (who, according to Downes, p. 31, did not join the company until 1670) and the performances in May 1670 suggest that the comedy was first given in the spring of 1670. Downes (pp. 29-30): The Play being Singularly well Acted, it took 12 Days together


Mainpiece Title: Sir Salomon; Or, The Cautious Coxcomb

Performance Comment: Edition of 1671: Prologue. No actors' names. Epilogue. Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, pp. 29-30): Sir Solomon-Betterton; Peregrine Woodland-Harris; Single-Smith; Wary-Sandford; Timothy-Underhill; Betty-Mrs Johnson; Julia-Mrs Betterton.
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Julia Actor: Mrs Betterton.
Event Comment: Benefit for Several, Mr Bride, &c. Shawford, Berrisford, Roberts. Tickets deliver'd by Mrs Johnson will be taken


Mainpiece Title: The Conscious Lovers

Performance Comment: As17610411 but Lucinda-Mrs Johnson.
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Johnson.
Role: Indiana Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Phillis Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Mrs Sealand Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Bennet.

Afterpiece Title: Polly Honeycombe

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; MD 3, by Samuel Birch, adapted from Camille; ou, Le Souterrain, by Benoit Joseph Marsollier des Vivetieres, and from Les Victimes Cloitrees, by Jacques Marie Boutet de Monvel; the songs written by Thomas John Dibdin. Larpent MS 1236; not published. The playbill states that this was "Taken from the German," but London Chronicle, 12 Dec., says that its source is the same as that of The Captive of Spilburg (see dl, 14 Nov.). An examination of the MSS of these two pieces (Larpent 1230 and 1236) proves that such is unmistakably the case]: With entire new Scenes, Machinery, Dresses & Decorations. The Music composed and selected by Steibelt and Attwood. The Action of the Chorusaes, Finales, &c. under the Direction of Farley, and the Action of the Overture by Bologna Jun. A new Descriptive Overture, composed by Steibelt, on a Plan never before introduced on the English Stage, accompanied by Action. "The overture is...nothing more than music adapted to pantomime; and, in the present instance, the dumb shew is an unnecessary anticipation of the procession with which the piece opens" (Monthly Mirror, Dec. 1798, p. 369). The Scenery painted by Richards, Phillips, Lupino, Hollogan, Blackmore, &c. The Dresses by Dick and Mrs Egan. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #338 17s. 6d. (325.14.6; 13.3.0)


Mainpiece Title: Laugh When You Can

Role: Mrs Mortimer Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Dorothy Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Miss Gloomly Actor: Mrs Mattocks

Afterpiece Title: Albert and Adelaide; or, The Victim of Constancy

Performance Comment: Principal Characters-Incledon, Fawcett, H. Johnston, Betterton, Townsend, Simmons, Miss Webb (1st appearance), Follett; Miss Wheatley, Miss Walcup, Mrs Whitmore, Mrs Johnson. [Cast from Songs (T. Rickaby [1798]): Henrico-Incledon; Jocelin-Fawcett [in Songs: Emery (see17981214)]; Albert-H. Johnson; Rudolph-Betterton; Bertolt-Townsend; Gariga-Simmons; Adolphus-Miss Webb; Rosella-Miss Wheatley; Cicely-Miss Walcup; Algonde-Mrs Whitmore; Adelaide-Mrs Johnson; unassigned-Follett; Chorus of Soldiers and Followers in the Black Forest-Oddwell, Clarke, Sawyer, Curties, Little, Thomas, Everett, J. Linton, Smith, Lee, Powers, Lewiss; Chorus of Guards in the Castle-Linton, Gray, Street, Abbot, Kenrick, Silvester, Jones, Fairclough, Tett, Russel.
Role: Albert Actor: H. Johnson
Role: Algonde Actor: Mrs Whitmore
Role: Adelaide Actor: Mrs Johnson

Dance: In afterpiece: Procession and Dance of Swabian Peasants-Blurton, Dyke, Wilde, L. Bologna, T. Cranfield, Platt, Masters, Slape, Ramage, Goodwin, Little, Ms Watts, Ms Iliff, Ms Norton, Ms Castelle, Ms Leserve, Miss Gray, Ms Bologna, Ms Masters, Ms Burnett, Ms Gilbert, Ms Lloyd, Ms Blurton, Ms Ward

Event Comment: Benefit for Weston and Mrs Daly. Tickets to be had of Mrs Daly at Mr Allen's in Great Suffolk St., near the Haymarket; and of Mr Weston, in Monmouth Court, Hedge Lane, Charing Cross


Mainpiece Title: The Beaux Stratagem

Performance Comment: Archer-Kennedy; Aimwell-Davis; Bonniface-Johnson; Foigard-Lewis; Sullen-Brown; Gibbet-Murden; Sir Charles Freeman-Wallis; Hounslow-Summers; Bagshot-Pierce; Scrub-Weston; Cherry-Miss Read; Dorinda-Mrs Osborne; Gipsey-Mrs Johnson; Mrs Sullen-Mrs Daly.
Role: Bonniface Actor: Johnson
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Osborne
Role: Gipsey Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Daly.

Afterpiece Title: The Contented Cuckold

Performance Comment: Principal parts-Weston, Murden, Brown, Summers, Mrs Daly.

Dance: Master Clinton, Miss Street

Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Watts. Mainpiece: Written by Mrs Centlivre; Not acted these 40 years [not acted since 27 Apr. 1731, at Goodman's Fields]. Prologue written by a Gentleman [unidentified; printed in Town and Country Magazine, Apr. 1784, p. 214. The playbill for this performance is as printed in Morning Chronicle, 8 Mar. Gazetteer, 8 Mar., assigns Captain Constant to Reynolds, Laura to Miss Beaufield, Maria to Mrs Green, Belinda to Miss Johnson]. The Doors to be opened at 5:00. To begin at 6:30. Tickets to be had of Connolly, at the King's Head Tavern, Fenchurch-street; of Watts, No. 2, Upper James-street, Golden-square


Mainpiece Title: The Man's Bewitch'd; Or, The Devil To Do About Her

Performance Comment: Faithful (the Man Bewitch'd)-Smith; Sir GeofFry Constant (a very extraordinary Ghost)-Stannard; Captain Constant (son of the Ghost)-Keynlas; Clinch-Shatford; Num (a Country Squire)-Mills; Slouch (his man)-Stannard Jun.; Lovely-Cross; Roger (a Countryman)-Watts; Trusty-Swords; Manage-Brown; Sir David Watchum-Lloyd; Laura-Mrs Beaufield; Maria-Miss Vernon; Dorothy-Mrs Reynolds; Lucy-Mrs Thompson; Belinda-Mrs Johnson. New Occasional Prologue spoken by Shatford .

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Performance Comment: Major Sturgeon-Scott; Sir Jacob Jollup-Knights; Heeltap-Davies; Bruin-Farrell; Lint-Shatford; Roger-Bass; Snuffle-Harris; Jerry Sneak-Swords; Mrs Bruin-Mrs Thompson; Mrs Sneak-Mrs White .
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Mrs Thompson
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Mrs White

Dance: End of mainpiece Hornpipe by Rothery

Song: Between the Acts Singing [singer not listed]

Event Comment: Benefit for Kent and Family. By Desire of Her Serene Highness, the Margravine of Anspach. Kent's most respectful Compliments waits on the Ladies and Gentlemen of Hammersmith, and its Vicinity, informs them that Mr Newman has kindly granted the Assembly Room for one or two Evenings; to accomodate Her Highness the Margravine and principal Inhabitants: Kent has spar'd neither trouble or expence to render it conveniant [sic] as possible, the Room itself being very respectable & the Entrance unexceptionable. He earnestly solicits the company of his Friends in general, assuring them that every endeavour will be exerted for their Entertainment; the Interest of every Lady & Gentleman will be ever most gratefully remember'd, as very highly contributing to Kent's extricating himself from a Situation obvious to all acquainted with the Expence he has been at, and the ill Success he has met with. To begin exactly at 6:30. Admittance 2s. Tickets to be had at the Winsor Castle, of Kent, and Miss Connard in Union Court, and of Miss Kent, at Mrs Bevias


Mainpiece Title: The School For Scandal

Performance Comment: Sir Peter Teazle-Kent; Sir Oliver Surface-A Gentleman from London; Joseph Surface-A Gentleman from London; Crabtree-Morphew; Sir Benjamin Backbite-Baker; Rowley-Cooper; Moses-Parsons; Careless (with a song)-Johnson; Charles-Skerrett//Lady Teazle-Mrs Parsons; Maria-Miss Kent; Lady Sneerwell-Mrs Smith; Maid-Miss Connard; Mrs Candour-Mrs Johnson .

Afterpiece Title: WHO'S THE DUPE

Performance Comment: Granger-A Gentleman from London; Old Doiley-Kent; Grad us-Jo.hnson//Miss Doiley-Mrs Parsons; Charlotte-Miss Kent. VAUDEVILLE. End of mainpiece Garrick's Picture of a Modtrn Fint Lady by Miss Kent; a song (1st time) by Miss Connard; an Address to the Ladies by Miss C. Kent, a child 5 years old; a favourite song of Sans Cullote by Johnson; to conclude with an Address of ThtJnks, written by a Lady purposely for Mr Kent & Family, spoken by Kent . a song (1st time) by Miss Connard; an Address to the Ladies by Miss C. Kent, a child 5 years old; a favourite song of Sans Cullote by Johnson; to conclude with an Address of ThtJnks, written by a Lady purposely for Mr Kent & Family, spoken by Kent .
Event Comment: At the New Wells, London Spaw, Clerkenwell. Benefit for Mrs Yeates. By Desire of some Gentlemen and Ladies. Particular care is taken to have the House warm. To begin at half an hour after six


Mainpiece Title: A Bold Stroke For A Wife

Performance Comment: Fainwell-Morgan; Modelove-Daniel; Perriwinkle-Malone; Tradelove-Sturgess; Obadiah-James; Freeman-Williams; Sackbut-Johnson; Mrs Prim-Mrs Daniel; Betty-Mrs Johnson; Ann Lovely-Mrs Morgan.
Role: Sackbut Actor: Johnson
Role: Mrs Prim Actor: Mrs Daniel
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Ann Lovely Actor: Mrs Morgan.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmasked

Performance Comment: Lucy-Mrs Yates; Goodwill-Sturgess; Coupee-Morgan; Quaver-Yates Jun.
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Yates
Event Comment: NNeville MS Diary: Went to ye Pit to see ye Beggar's Opera-oblig'd to stand till ye play was over-Read some parts of ye Opera which I borrowed at Davies's, before it began and between the acts. Barry is a good Macheath, but most persons who have seen him when young observe that he has not ye activity and fire he then had. He sings tolerably as does Mrs Dancer; but both are greatest in ye acting part. Mrs D. is ye best Polly I ever saw, having that sensibility which your mere singing Pollys generally want. Mrs Mahon did Lucy with great ease and propriety, and has a good deal of expression in her countenance. Thomson has a force and mellowness of voice very suitable to ye character of Lockit. I do not think Weston excels in Filch. Shuter raised vast applause by adding, after Trapes has said "done under the Surgeon's hand'--"Oh dreadful and in such weather too!" Bannister in Mat added--"Die hard"--and Palmer in Budge--"Die game--" Mrs Slam is new. We had at ye end of Act 2 the Fing., of Act 3 a New Hornpipe, and at ye end of ye Opera the H. Peasant by $Miss Froment">Mrs Gardner's pretending to get drunk in Mrs Slam is new. We had at ye end of Act 2 the Fing., of Act 3 a New Hornpipe, and at ye end of ye Opera the H. Peasant by $Miss Froment, with Duke and No Duke-of which I am tired


Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Macheath-Barry; Lockit-Thompson; Mat-Bannister; Ben Budge-Palmer; Peachum-Shuter; Filch-Weston; Jemmy Twitcher-Smith; Crook@finger'd Jack-Lyngs; Wat Dreary-Newton; Robin o Bagshot-Gardner; Nymming Ned-Pynn; Harry Paddington-Loveman; Player-Strange; Beggar-Castle; Lucy-Mrs Mahon (being her first appearance on that Stage); Mrs Peachum-Mrs Johnson; Mrs Slammekin-Mrs Gardner; Molly Brazen-Mrs Burden; Dolly Trull-Mrs Kirby; Betty Doxy-Mrs Palmer; Polly-Mrs Dancer.
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Mahon
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Molly Brazen Actor: Mrs Burden
Role: Dolly Trull Actor: Mrs Kirby
Role: Betty Doxy Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Polly Actor: Mrs Dancer.

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Dance: II: The Fingalian Dance-; III: New Hornpipe-; End Opera: The Italian Peasants-Miss Froment

Event Comment: At the Great Tiled Booth, Bowling Green, Southwark. For one night only. Benefit for Mrs Yeates. A concert, etc. Prices: 2s. 6d., 1s. 6d. To begin at six o'clock


Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Macheath-Yeates Jun; Peachum-Sturgess; Lockit-Morgan; Mat-George; Filch-Coleman; Jack-Jones; Ned-Wilson; Budge-Pearson; Jenny Diver-Mrs Pearson; Sukey-Mrs Wilson; Moll Brazen-Mrs Johnson; Mrs Peachum-Mrs Morgan; Diana-Mrs Williamson; Mrs Slammekin-Mrs George; Lucy-Mrs Daniel; Polly-Mrs Yeates.
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Mrs Pearson
Role: Sukey Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Moll Brazen Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Morgan
Role: Diana Actor: Mrs Williamson
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mrs George
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Daniel
Role: Polly Actor: Mrs Yeates.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmasked

Performance Comment: Lucy-Mrs Yeates.
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Yeates.
Event Comment: Benefit for Walker. Mainpiece: Not acted these 30 years [not acted since 4 Oct. 1722], wrote by Mrs Ccntlivre. Afterpiece: Never performed there. The doors to be opened at 5:30. To begin at 6:30. Ladies are requested to send their servants by five o'clock to keep places. Tickets to be had of Walker, the Globe, Pall-mall


Mainpiece Title: The Artifice

Performance Comment: Sir John Freeman-Brinsley; Fainwell-Fitzgerald (from the Theatre-Royal, Dublin); Young Freeman-Venables; Tally-Atkinson; Sam-Powell; Sir Phillip Moneylovc-Kenny; Watchit-Walker; Mrs Watchit-Mrs Johnson; Olivia-Mrs Child; Louisa-Miss Hurst; Judith-Mr Pressley; Lucy-Mrs Painter; Widow Heedless-Mrs Lefevre .
Role: Mrs Watchit Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Olivia Actor: Mrs Child
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Painter
Role: Widow Heedless Actor: Mrs Lefevre

Afterpiece Title: The Ghost

Performance Comment: Sir Jeffrey Constant-A Young Gentleman [unidentified]; Captain Constant-Robson; Trusty-Jones; Clinch-Smith; Roger-Pressley; Belinda-Miss Ball; Dorothy-Mrs Lefevre .
Role: Dorothy Actor: Mrs Lefevre

Song: End of mainpiece Auld Robin Gray by Miss Lyon

Event Comment: IImogen, for 1st time, Mrs Baddeley, pretty well, --but an indifferent figure in Breeches.--Mrs Johnston hissed in the Queen (Hopkins MS Notes)


Mainpiece Title: Cymbeline

Performance Comment: Posthumus-Reddish, 1st time; Iachimo-Holland; Cymbeline-Hurst; Cloten-King; Belarius-Havard; Arviragus-J. Palmer; Guiderius-Aickin; Lucius-Bransby; Cornelius-Burton; Pisanio-Packer; Queen-Mrs Johnson; Imogen-Mrs Baddeley, 1st time; In Act II a Masquerade Scene-; with dancing-Grimaldi, Sg and Sga Giorgi; Singing-Miss Young.
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Imogen Actor: Mrs Baddeley, 1st time

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Invasion

Event Comment: Mr G very fine-Voice clear to the last great Applause. House (Hopkins Diary). Ladies and Gentlemen requested to come early to prevent confusion. Rec'd Stopages #6 5s. 6d.; from Mr Clutterbuck #100; Paid salary list #494 18s. 6d.; Mrs Abington's cloaths acct #2; Mr S. French #1 10s.; Signora Vidini, 1 day in full of this season 16s. 8d. Receipts: #268 8s. 6d. (Treasurer#s Book)


Mainpiece Title: King Richard Iii

Performance Comment: Richard-Garrick; King Henry-Reddish; Richmond-Aickin; Prince Edward-Miss Rogers; Duke of York-Miss Hopkins; Buckingham-Jefferson; Tressel-Cautherly; Stanley-Bransby; Norfolk-Hurst; Catesby-Packer; Ratcliffe-Wright; Lieutenant-Fawcett; Lady Anne-Miss Younge; Duchess of York-Mrs Johnson; Queen-Mrs Hopkins.
Role: Duchess of York Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Hopkins.

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Love
Event Comment: Benefit for Fawcett, and Mr and Mrs Johnston (sufferers from a fire)


Mainpiece Title: As You Like It

Performance Comment: As17681013, but with Audrey-Mrs Johnson; Amiens-Fawcett [he doubled as Jaques de Bois].he doubled as Jaques de Bois].
Role: with Audrey Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Celia Actor: Mrs Baddeley
Role: Phebe Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Audrey Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Rosalind Actor: Mrs Barry.

Afterpiece Title: The Padlock

Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Dorman

Dance: I: New Comic Dance, as17681210


Mainpiece Title: The East Indian

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Palmer, Bannister Jun., R. Palmer, Gardner, Wilson, Webb, Usher, Staunton, Egan, Swords, Bensley; Miss Sherry, Miss Morris, Mrs Inchbald, Mrs Poussin, Mrs Bulkley. [Cast from European Magazine, July 1782, p. 67: Colonel Errwood-Palmer; Edmonds-Bannister Jun.; Young Johnson-R. Palmer; Johnson-Gardner; Cecil-Wilson; Landlord-Webb; Simpson-Usher; Danford-Staunton; Chairman-Egan; Savage-Bensley; Mrs Cecil-Miss Sherry; Nancy Johnson-Miss Morris; Emma Cecil-Mrs Inchbald; Mrs Johnson-Mrs Poussin; Harriet Sidney-Mrs Bulkley. Swords is unassigned.] New Prologue spoken by Palmer. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.] hathi. New Prologue spoken by Palmer. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.] hathi.

Afterpiece Title: None are so Blind as Those Who Won't See

Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Aunt Actor: Mrs Webb

Dance: As17820613


Mainpiece Title: The Women's Conquest

Performance Comment: Edition of 1671: The First Prologue. Enter-Angel, Underhill, . Enter Noakes; The Second Prologue-personated like Ben Johnson rising from below.; The Third Prologue-; Tysamnes-Harris; Bassanes-Young; Foscaris-William? Smith; Andrages-Crosby; Toxaris-Standford; Alvanes-Cademan; Araxis-Norris; Draxanes-Adams; Eumenes-Westwood; Parisatis-Mrs Betterton; Mandana-Mrs Long; Statyra-Mrs Johnson; Clarina-Mrs Shadwell; Melvissa-Mrs Dixon; Doranthe-Mrs Lee; Cydanene-Mrs Lilborne; Renone-Mrs Wright; Epilogue-the Queen of Amazons.


Mainpiece Title: Lover's Vows

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Pope, Munden, H. Johnston, Knight, Murray, Powel, Thompson, Rees, Curties, Mrs Johnson, Mrs Davenport, Miss Leserve, Mrs H. Johnston. [Cast from text (G. G. and J. Robinson, 1798): Frederick-Pope; Verdun the Butler-Munden; Anhalt-H. Johnston; Count Cassel-Knight; Baron Wildenhaim-Murray; Cottager-Powel [in text: Davenport (see17981022)]; Landlord-Thompson; Farmer-Rees; Countryman-Curties [in text: Dyke]; Agatha Friburg-Mrs Johnson; Cottager's Wife-Mrs Davenport; Country Girl-Miss Leserve; Amelia Wildenhaim-Mrs H. Johnston; Prologue-Murray; [This was spoken, as here assigned, at the 1st 9 performances only (see17981029).] Epilogue-Munden. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances, except on 22 Nov. and on 12 June 1799.]This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances, except on 22 Nov. and on 12 June 1799.]

Afterpiece Title: A Day at Rome

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Incledon, Munden, Fawcett, Townsend, Rees, Linton, Gray, Street, Abbot, Blurton, Platt, Dyke, Whitmore, Lee, Mrs Davenport, Miss Wheatley, Miss Leserve, Mrs Follett, Mrs Blurton, Mrs Watts, Mrs Martyr. Cast from text (H. D. Symonds and G. Cawthorn, 1798): Rivers-Incledon; Sir Timothy Hopkins-Munden; Pisani-Fawcett; MacRusty-Townsend; Gioachino-Abbot; Lady Hopkins-Mrs Davenport; Juliana-Miss Wheatley; Mrs Blarney-Mrs Martyr; unAssigned-Rees, Linton, Gray, Street, Blurton, Platt, Dyke, Whitmore, Lee, Miss Leserve, Mrs Follett, Mrs Blurton, Mrs Watts.


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: Carlos-Davis; Clodio-Kennedy; Sancho-Weston; Don Choleric-Lewis; Antonio-Johnson; Charino-Jackson; Monsieur-Summers; Page-Master Summers; Don Duart-Murden; Jaques-Wallis; Louisa-Mrs Daly; Angelina-Miss Read; Elvira-Mrs Osborne; Honoria-Mrs Johnson.
Role: Antonio Actor: Johnson
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Daly
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Osborne
Role: Honoria Actor: Mrs Johnson.

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Role: Heeltap Actor: Johnson
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Mrs Daily
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Mrs Osborne


Entertainment: I: Comic Dance-Rogier, Miss Street; III: Serious Dance-Miss Street; IV: Comic Dance-Master Clinton, Miss Street; End: Hippisley's Drunken Man-Weston; a Hornpipe in Taste-


Mainpiece Title: Inkle And Yarico

Performance Comment: Inkle-Egerton; Sir Christopher Curry-Meadows; Medium-Parsons; Campley-Bowman; Planter-Murphy; Trudge-Johnson; Wowski-Miss Chatterley; Narcissa-Mrs Johnson; Patty-Miss Hamilton (1st appearance on this stage); Yarico-Mrs Parsons.
Role: Trudge Actor: Johnson
Role: Narcissa Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Yarico Actor: Mrs Parsons.

Afterpiece Title: Miss in her Teens; or, The Medley of Lovers

Performance Comment: Flash-Johnson; Captain Loveit-Bowman; Puff-Meadows; Jasper-Egerton; Fribble-Parsons; Tag-Mrs Hilton; Miss Biddy-Miss Chatterley.
Role: Flash Actor: Johnson
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Hilton


Mainpiece Title: The Wise Man Of The East

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Lewis, Munden, Knight, H. Johnston, Murray, Davenport, Waddy, Thompson, Claremont, Simmons, Atkins, Abbot, Klanert, Curties, Mrs H. Johnston, Miss Murray, Mrs Davenport, Mrs Johnston, Mrs Whitmore, Mrs Mattocks, [Cast from text (G. G. and J. Robinson, 1799): Claransforth-Lewis; Ava Thoanoa-Munden; Timothy Starch-Knight; Ensign Metland-Murray; Bankwell-Davenport; Lawley-Waddy; Sir Richard Chances-Claremont; Quaker Servant-Simmons; Servant to Ava-Abbot; Waitby-Klanert; Servant to Lady Mary-Curties; Ruth Starch-Mrs H. Johnston; Ellen Metland-Miss Murray; Lady Mary Diamond-Mrs Davenport; Mrs Metland-Mrs Johnson; Rachel Starch-Mrs Mattocks; unassigned-Thompson, Atkins, Mrs Whitmore; Prologue-H. Johnston; Epilogue-Mrs H. Johnston. [These were spoken, as here assigned, at the 1st 11 performances only (see17991228).]These were spoken, as here assigned, at the 1st 11 performances only (see17991228).]

Afterpiece Title: The Spoil'd Child

Role: Little Pickle Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Whitmore
Role: Mrs Pickle Actor: Mrs Davenport.


Mainpiece Title: Which Is The Man

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Henderson, Lewis, Wroughton, Quick, Robson, Jones, W. Bates, Lee Lewes; Mrs Mattocks, Mrs Morton, Mrs Wilson, Miss Satchell, Miss Platt, Mrs Davenett, Miss Younge. [Cast from text (C. Dilly, 1782): Fitzherbert-Henderson; Beauchamp-Lewis; Belville-Wroughton; Pendragon-Quick; Visitors-Robson, Jones, W. Bates; Lord Sparkle-Lee Lewes; Sophy Pendragon-Mrs Mattocks; Clarinda-Mrs Morton; Kitty-Mrs Wilson; Julia-Miss Satchell; Mrs Johnson-Miss Platt; Tiffany-Mrs Davenett; Lady Bell Bloomer-Miss Younge; Ladies-Miss Stuart, Mrs Poussin, &c. The designation "Visitors" is taken from a MS annotation on the BM playbill (CG, Vol. III). Prologue, not listed on playbill, spoken by Lee Lewes; it was presumably, spoken at all subsequent performances.] hathi. it was presumably, spoken at all subsequent performances.] hathi.
Related Works
Related Work: All Alive and Merry; or, Men in Pursuit of Money Author(s): Samuel Johnson

Afterpiece Title: The Dramatic Puffers

Afterpiece Title: The Golden Pippin

Role: Venus Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Pallas Actor: Mrs Morton


Mainpiece Title: The Reformation

Performance Comment: Edition of 1673: Prologue-; Camillo-Samford; Pacheco-Ant. Leigh; Tutor-Underhil; Antonio-Harris; Pedro-Cademan; Leandro-Cosby [Crosby (?)]; Lysander-Medbourne; Mariana-Mrs Caff [Clough (?)]; Ismena-Mrs Johnson; Juliana-Mrs Batterton; Lelia-Mrs Osborn; AEmilia-Mrs Lee; Nurse-Mrs Norris.
Role: Mariana Actor: Mrs Caff
Role: Ismena Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Juliana Actor: Mrs Batterton
Role: Lelia Actor: Mrs Osborn
Role: AEmilia Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Norris.