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Event Comment: [By Mrs Mary Davys.] Never Acted before. Preface: The first Night, in which lay all the Danger, was attended with only two single Hisses....The one was a Boy, and not worth taking Notice of, the other a Man who came prejudic'd. Receipts: #28 10s


Mainpiece Title: The Northern Heiress; Or, The Humours Of York

Performance Comment: Edition of 1716 lists: Gamont-Leigh; Welby-Ch. Bullock; Bareface-Pack; Sir Loobily Joddrell-Bullock Sr; Sir Jeffrey Hearty-Hall; Ralph-Morgan; Countryman-H. Bullock; Tinsel-Coker; Isabella-Mrs Thurmond; Louisa-Miss Rogers; Lady Ample-Mrs Knight; Lady Greasy-Mrs Hunt; Lydia-Mrs Spiller; Dolly-Mrs Cantrell; Lady Swish-Mrs Cook; Lady Cardivant-Mrs Kent; Susan-Mrs Rubridge; Prologue-.
Role: Gamont Actor: Leigh
Role: Welby Actor: Ch. Bullock
Role: Bareface Actor: Pack
Role: Sir Loobily Joddrell Actor: Bullock Sr
Role: Sir Jeffrey Hearty Actor: Hall
Role: Ralph Actor: Morgan
Role: Countryman Actor: H. Bullock
Role: Tinsel Actor: Coker
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Thurmond
Role: Louisa Actor: Miss Rogers
Role: Lady Ample Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Lady Greasy Actor: Mrs Hunt
Role: Lydia Actor: Mrs Spiller
Role: Dolly Actor: Mrs Cantrell
Role: Lady Swish Actor: Mrs Cook
Role: Lady Cardivant Actor: Mrs Kent
Role: Susan Actor: Mrs Rubridge
Role: Prologue Actor: .
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Related Work: The Northern Heiress: or, The Humours of York Author(s): Mary Davys
Event Comment: [Authorship uncertain. According to the dedicatory essay in 1705 edition it was left unfinished by Mountfort?," but the Diverting Post, 28 Oct., states that it was written by Mrs Mary Pix. This is probably the premiere. It was acted four times before 18 Nov., but on which evenings is unknown.


Mainpiece Title: Zelmane; Or, The Corinthian Queen

Performance Comment: Edition of 1705 lists: Arabaces-Cory; Amphialus-Verbruggen; Arcanes-Booth; Geronta-Freeman; Pirotto-Weller; Zelmane-Mrs Barry; Antimora-Mrs Bracegirdle; Prologue-Booth; Epilogue-Mrs Bowman, dress'd like Victory.
Role: Arabaces Actor: Cory
Role: Amphialus Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Arcanes Actor: Booth
Role: Geronta Actor: Freeman
Role: Pirotto Actor: Weller
Role: Zelmane Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Antimora Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Prologue Actor: Booth
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Bowman, dress'd like Victory.
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Related Work: Zelmane; or, The Corinthian Queen Author(s): Mary Pix
Event Comment: A Concert, &c. To be concluded by Mrs Mary Midnight and her Family. The Concert to begin at Twelve. Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. Gallery 2s. [Repeated in subsequent bills.] Second time of performing


Mainpiece Title: The Old Woman's Oratory

Performance Comment: Prologue-Mrs Midnight; Act I. I. A grand Piece with Kettle@Drums and Trumpets-; 2. The Inauguration Speech-Mrs Midnight; 3. Overture by Handel-; 4. Declamatory Piece on Jew's Harp-a Casuist; Act II. I. The Speech of Mrs Midnight in Defence of her Existence-; 2. Overture to Ariadne-; 3. Solo on the Viol d'Amor-; 4. Oration on the salt@Box-a Rationalist; 5. March in Judas Macchabeus-; , with the Side Drum-; Act III. I. The Speech of Old Time to the Good People of Britain-. 2.; Solo on the Violoncello-Cupid; 3. Song-Mrs Midnight; 4. Solo-Master Hallett; Overture to Alexander-; Epilogue-Master Hallett.
Event Comment: Benefit for Miss Karver. To be conducted in the same manner as in 1754. Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. Gallery 2s. To begin at seven o'clock. Miss Midnight had no concern in the management of a performance lately exhibited at the Haymarket under the above mentioned name, but was only there as a Performer


Mainpiece Title: Mrs Midnight's Concert And Oratory

Performance Comment: Bombasto, Signora Tambourina, Miss Karver, Miss Gaudry, a young Gentleman (1st appearance on the stage); Orations-Mrs Midnight; Instrumentals-the best performers With a band of originals, viz. Mynheer Broomsticado; Solo-Sg Twangdillo; and a Rhapsody on the Death of a late Noble Commander-Mrs Midnight.

Afterpiece Title: The Contest of Love and Glory

Event Comment: Benefit for Miss Midnight and Meredith, Housekeeper


Mainpiece Title: Mrs Midnight's Concert

Performance Comment: Vocal Parts-Sga Gapatoona, Sga Mendenia; New Prologue, Epilogue-Miss Midnight, riding on an Ass.

Afterpiece Title: The Adventures of Fribble

Performance Comment: Fribble-Miss Midnight; Harlequin-a choice Spirit.
Role: Fribble Actor: Miss Midnight
Role: Harlequin Actor: a choice Spirit.

Entertainment: CCaudle-Mrs Midnight, Family of Mrs Midnight

Dance: GGrand Burlesque Dances-Timbertoe

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; T 5, by the Hon. John St.John. Prologue by William Fawkener.-Epilogue by the author (see text)]. Public Advertiser, 1 May 1789: This Day is published Mary Queen of Scots (1s. 6d.). [As afterpiece the playbill announces Who's the Dupe?, but it was not acted. Kemble Mem. lists the substitute play.] Receipts: #240 9s. (226.4.0; 13.8.6;0.16.6)


Mainpiece Title: Mary Queen Of Scots

Performance Comment: Characters-Kemble, Aickin, Barrymore, Whitfield, Packer, Williames, Fawcett, Phillimore, Wilson, Jones, Chaplin, Benson, Wroughton Mrs Ward, Mrs Farmer, Miss Tidswell, Mrs Siddons. [Cast from text (J. Debrett, 1789), and World, 23 Mar.: Norfolk-Kemble; Cecil-Aickin; Herries-Barrymore; Murray-Whitfield; Davison-Packer; Beton-Williames; Paulet-Fawcett; Huntingdon-Phillimore; Sheriff-Chaplin; Shrewsbury-Benson; Lenox-Wroughton; Nawe-Alfred; Lieutenant of the Tower-Lyons; Queen Elizabeth-Mrs Ward; Lady Douglas-Mrs Farmer; Lady Scroop-Miss Tidswell; Queen Mary-Mrs Siddons; unassigned-Wilson, Jones; Prologue-Wroughton; Epilogue-Mrs Siddons. [These were spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]These were spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]
Role: Characters Actor: Kemble, Aickin, Barrymore, Whitfield, Packer, Williames, Fawcett, Phillimore, Wilson, Jones, Chaplin, Benson, Wroughton Mrs Ward, Mrs Farmer, Miss Tidswell, Mrs Siddons.
Role: Norfolk Actor: Kemble
Role: Cecil Actor: Aickin
Role: Herries Actor: Barrymore
Role: Murray Actor: Whitfield
Role: Davison Actor: Packer
Role: Beton Actor: Williames
Role: Paulet Actor: Fawcett
Role: Huntingdon Actor: Phillimore
Role: Sheriff Actor: Chaplin
Role: Shrewsbury Actor: Benson
Role: Lenox Actor: Wroughton
Role: Nawe Actor: Alfred
Role: Lieutenant of the Tower Actor: Lyons
Role: Queen Elizabeth Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Lady Douglas Actor: Mrs Farmer
Role: Lady Scroop Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Queen Mary Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: unassigned Actor: Wilson, Jones
Role: Prologue Actor: Wroughton
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Siddons.

Afterpiece Title: High Life below Stairs

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Mary Man. At the particular Desire of several Persons of Quality


Mainpiece Title: The London Merchant

Performance Comment: Millwood-Mrs Mary Man; George Barnwell-Edward Giles; Barnwell Sr-Phoenix; Thorowgood-Jones; Trueman-Barcock; Blunt-Wignall; Maria-Miss Palms; Lucy-Mrs Hind; With the Original Prologue-Giles; and a new Epilogue-Mrs Man.
Role: Millwood Actor: Mrs Mary Man
Role: George Barnwell Actor: Edward Giles
Role: Barnwell Sr Actor: Phoenix
Role: Thorowgood Actor: Jones
Role: Trueman Actor: Barcock
Role: Blunt Actor: Wignall
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Palms
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Hind
Role: With the Original Prologue Actor: Giles
Role: and a new Epilogue Actor: Mrs Man.

Song: Singing in Italian and English-


Music: Solo on the German Flute-Gentlemen for their Diversion; End Play: Trumpet Concerto-Burk Thumoth; Lesson on the Harpsichord-; Solo on the German Flute-

Event Comment: [By Mary Pix. Date of premiere unknown. Published 4 Dec.


Mainpiece Title: The Different Widows; Or, Intrigue A La Mode

Performance Comment: Edition of 1703 lists: Sir James Bellmont-Powell; Lord Courtall-Lloyd; Careless-Corey; Sir Anthony Loveman-Pack; Dandle-Leigh; Valentine-Booth; Gaylove-Wellar; Draul-Knap; Hearty-Trout; Widow Bellmont-Mrs Leigh; Lady Gaylove-Mrs Lawton; Angelica-Mrs Prince; Lady Courtall-Mrs Willis; Mrs Draul-Mrs Allison; Lady Loveman-Mrs Porter; Mariana-Mrs Bradshaw; Lucy-Mrs Parsons; Harriet-Mrs Fieldhouse; Prologue-Booth; Epilogue-Mrs Porter.
Role: Sir James Bellmont Actor: Powell
Role: Lord Courtall Actor: Lloyd
Role: Careless Actor: Corey
Role: Sir Anthony Loveman Actor: Pack
Role: Dandle Actor: Leigh
Role: Valentine Actor: Booth
Role: Gaylove Actor: Wellar
Role: Draul Actor: Knap
Role: Hearty Actor: Trout
Role: Widow Bellmont Actor: Mrs Leigh
Role: Lady Gaylove Actor: Mrs Lawton
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Prince
Role: Lady Courtall Actor: Mrs Willis
Role: Mrs Draul Actor: Mrs Allison
Role: Lady Loveman Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Mariana Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Parsons
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Fieldhouse
Role: Prologue Actor: Booth
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Porter.
Related Works
Related Work: The Different Widows: or, Intrigue All-a-Mode Author(s): Mary Pix
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; F 2, by Mary Robinson. Prologue and Epilogue by the author (London Chronicle, 1 Dec.). MS: Larpent 1046; not published]: With new Dresses, &c. "The dissatisfaction to the Piece being so great [Mrs Jordan] was so much agitated as to be unable to repeat above one half of the Epilogue, which, from the Opposition of Hisses and Applauses, not scarely three lines of that could be distinctly heard" (Powell). Powell: New Ballet rehearsed at 10; Nobody at 12. Receipts: #334 2s. 6d. (222.13.6; 107.10.6; 3.18.6)


Mainpiece Title: The Mourning Bride

Performance Comment: Manuel-Aickin; Gonzalez-Packer; Gracia-Barrymore; Perez-Bland; Alonzo-Phillimore; Osmyn-Kemble; Heli-Benson; Selim-Caulfield; Almeria-Mrs Powell; Zara-Mrs Siddons; Leonora-Miss Tidswell.
Role: Manuel Actor: Aickin
Role: Gonzalez Actor: Packer
Role: Gracia Actor: Barrymore
Role: Perez Actor: Bland
Role: Alonzo Actor: Phillimore
Role: Osmyn Actor: Kemble
Role: Heli Actor: Benson
Role: Selim Actor: Caulfield
Role: Almeria Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Leonora Actor: Miss Tidswell.

Afterpiece Title: Nobody

Performance Comment: Characters-Barrymore, Bensley, Bannister Jun., Maddocks, Trueman, Evans, Mrs Goodall, Miss Pope, Miss Collins, Miss Heard, Miss DeCamp, Mrs Booth, Mrs Jordan; [Larpent MS 1046 lists the parts: Sir Henry Rightly, Sharply, Lord Courtland, Thomas, Servants, Nelly Primrose, Lady Languid, Lady Rouleau, Lady Farrow, Lady Squander, Miss Cassino, Mrs Goodly.] Prologue-Barrymore; Epilogue-Mrs Jordan.
Related Works
Related Work: Nobody Author(s): Mary Robinson
Event Comment: [By Mary Griffith Pix. Date of premiere unknown.


Mainpiece Title: Adventures In Madrid

Performance Comment: Edition of 1706 lists: Gomez-Freeman; Gaylove-Booth; Bellmour-Husbands; Gusman-Bowen; Don Philip-Cory; Jo-Pack; Pedro-Fieldhouse; Laura-Mrs Bracegirdle; Clarinda-Mrs Barry; Emilia-Mrs Bowman; Lisset-Mrs Bicknell; Beatrice-Mrs Baker; Page-Miss Porter; Prologue-Booth; Epilogue-Miss Porter.
Role: Gomez Actor: Freeman
Role: Gaylove Actor: Booth
Role: Bellmour Actor: Husbands
Role: Gusman Actor: Bowen
Role: Don Philip Actor: Cory
Role: Jo Actor: Pack
Role: Pedro Actor: Fieldhouse
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Bowman
Role: Lisset Actor: Mrs Bicknell
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Page Actor: Miss Porter
Role: Prologue Actor: Booth
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Porter.
Related Works
Related Work: The Adventures in Madrid Author(s): Mary Griffith Pix
Event Comment: [By Mary Pix. Date of premiere unknown. Published 15 April.


Mainpiece Title: The Czar Of Muscovy

Performance Comment: Edition of 1701 lists: Demetrius-Hodgson; Zueski-Booth; Bassilius-Boyle [Boyce?]; Zaporius-Nap; Rureck-Pack; Bosman-Berry; Carclos-Arnold; Fedor-Harris; Manzeck-Freeman; Alexander-Bowman; Sophia-Mrs Leigh; Marina-Mrs Bowman; Zarriana-Mrs Barry; Terresia-Mrs Martin; Prologue-; Epilogue[ written by William Burnaby-.
Role: Demetrius Actor: Hodgson
Role: Zueski Actor: Booth
Role: Bassilius Actor: Boyle
Role: Zaporius Actor: Nap
Role: Rureck Actor: Pack
Role: Bosman Actor: Berry
Role: Carclos Actor: Arnold
Role: Fedor Actor: Harris
Role: Manzeck Actor: Freeman
Role: Alexander Actor: Bowman
Role: Sophia Actor: Mrs Leigh
Role: Marina Actor: Mrs Bowman
Role: Zarriana Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Terresia Actor: Mrs Martin
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: William Burnaby Actor: .
Related Works
Related Work: The Czar of Muscovy Author(s): Mary Pix
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Robinson. Morning Chronicle, 6 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Robinson, at Parviso's, No. 114, Long acre. Afterpiece [1st time; CO 2, by Mary Robinson. Larpent MS 447; not published]: The Music chiefly compiled. Tickets delivered for King Lear will be taken. Books of the Performances to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #153 17s. 6d. (57.8.0; 21.3.6; 0.10.0: tickets: 74.16.0) (charge: #78 11s. 6d.)


Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Performance Comment: As17780105, but Lady Macbeth-Mrs Robinson (1st appearance in that character).
Role: Lady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Robinson
Role: Macbeth Actor: Smith
Role: Macduff Actor: Brereton
Role: Duncan Actor: Chambers
Role: Ross Actor: Aickin
Role: Malcolm Actor: Davies
Role: Banquo Actor: Packer
Role: Lenox Actor: Norris
Role: Donalbain Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Angus Actor: Chaplin
Role: Seward Actor: Hurst
Role: Doctor Actor: Wright
Role: Captain Actor: Farren
Role: Hecate Actor: Bannister
Role: Witches Actor: Parsons, Moody, Baddeley
Role: Lady Macduff Actor: Miss Sherry

Afterpiece Title: The Lucky Escape

Performance Comment: [Principal Characters by Vernon, Waldron, Dodd, Miss Collett, Mrs Wrighten. Cast from Songs (Printed for the Author [1778]): Edwin-Vernon; Sir Toby Stedfast-Waldron; Venture-Dodd; Maria-Miss Collett; Letitia-Mrs Wrighten.
Role: Edwin Actor: Vernon
Role: Sir Toby Stedfast Actor: Waldron
Role: Venture Actor: Dodd
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Collett
Role: Letitia Actor: Mrs Wrighten.
Related Works
Related Work: The Lucky Escape Author(s): Mary Robinson

Song: As17780331

Event Comment: [By Mary Pix. Date of premiere unknown. Published 3 April.


Mainpiece Title: The Double Distress

Performance Comment: Edition of 1701 lists: Darius-Bowman; Cleomedon-Booth; Cyraxes-Verbruggen; Rheusares-Arnold; Tygranes-Husbands; Leamire-Mrs Barry; Cytheria-Mrs Bracegirdle; Prologue-; Epilogue-Miss Porter.
Role: Darius Actor: Bowman
Role: Cleomedon Actor: Booth
Role: Cyraxes Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Rheusares Actor: Arnold
Role: Tygranes Actor: Husbands
Role: Leamire Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Cytheria Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Porter.
Related Works
Related Work: The Double Distress Author(s): Mary Pix
Event Comment: Betterton's Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but the Prologue refers to The World in the Moon, suggesting a premiere during (or shortly after) the run of that opera. Since The Innocent Mistress was advertised in the Post Boy, 29-31 July 1697, this fact points also to a late June premiere. A song, When I languished and wished, set by John Eccles and sung by Mrs Hodgson, is in Wit and Mirth, Second Edition, 1707. Gildon, English Dramatick Poets, p. iii: This is a diverting Play, and met with good Success, tho' acted in the hot Season of the Year. A Comparison Between the Two Stages (1702), p. 20: Tho' the Title calls this Innocent, yet it deserves to be Damn'd for its Obscenity


Mainpiece Title: The Innocent Mistress

Performance Comment: Edition of 1697: Sir Charles Beauclair-Betterton; Sir Francis Wildlove-Verbruggen; Searchwell-Knap; Beaumont-Hodgson; Spendall-Bowman; Lyonell-Freeman; Cheatall-Bowen; Gentil-Harris; Flywife-Underhill; Bellinda-Mrs Barry; Mrs Beauclair-Mrs Bracegirdle; Arabella-Mrs Prince; Lady Beauclair-Mrs Lee; Peggy-Mrs Howard; Eugenia-Mrs Lawson; Dresswell-Mrs DuQua; Mrs Flywife-Mrs Lassel; Jenny-Mrs Willis; Prologue by Mr Motteux-Mr Verbruggen; Epilogue by Mr Motteux-Mr Scudamore.
Role: Sir Charles Beauclair Actor: Betterton
Role: Sir Francis Wildlove Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Searchwell Actor: Knap
Role: Beaumont Actor: Hodgson
Role: Spendall Actor: Bowman
Role: Lyonell Actor: Freeman
Role: Cheatall Actor: Bowen
Role: Gentil Actor: Harris
Role: Flywife Actor: Underhill
Role: Bellinda Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Mrs Beauclair Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Prince
Role: Lady Beauclair Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Peggy Actor: Mrs Howard
Role: Eugenia Actor: Mrs Lawson
Role: Dresswell Actor: Mrs DuQua
Role: Mrs Flywife Actor: Mrs Lassel
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Willis
Role: Mr Motteux Actor: Mr Verbruggen
Role: Epilogue by Mr Motteux Actor: Mr Scudamore.
Related Works
Related Work: The Innocent Mistress Author(s): Mary Pix
Event Comment: Rich's Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but the fact that the play was advertised in the Post Boy, 27-30 June 1696, suggests that it was first acted not later than early June 1696 and probably not later than late May 1696. A dialogue, Fly, fly from my sight, between a Eunuch Boyr and a Virgin, set by Daniel Purcell and sung by Bowen and Mrs Cross, is in Deliciae Musicae, The Second Book of the Second Volume, 1696. This was also printed separately, without a date, by Thomas Cross, with the statement that the dialogue was written by Thomas D'Urfey. Gildon, English Dramatick Poets, ca. 1698, p. 111: For the Distress of Morena never fail'd to bring Tears into the Eyes of the Audience


Mainpiece Title: Ibrahim, The Thirteenth Emperour Of The Turks

Performance Comment: Edition of 1696: Prologue-Mrs Cross; Sultan Ibrahim-Verbruggen; Azema-Disney; Mufti-Simpson; Mustapha-Mills; Amurat-Powell Jr; Solyman-Harland; Achmet-Mrs Verbruggen; Morena-Mrs Rogers; Sheker Para-Mrs Knight; Zada-Mrs Mills; Mirva-Mrs Cole; Epilogue-.
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Sultan Ibrahim Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Azema Actor: Disney
Role: Mufti Actor: Simpson
Role: Mustapha Actor: Mills
Role: Amurat Actor: Powell Jr
Role: Solyman Actor: Harland
Role: Achmet Actor: Mrs Verbruggen
Role: Morena Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Sheker Para Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Zada Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Mirva Actor: Mrs Cole
Role: Epilogue Actor: .
Related Works
Related Work: Ibrahim, the Thirteenth Emperour of the Turks Author(s): Mary Pix
Event Comment: Betterton's Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but the fact that the play was advertised in the Post Man, 4-6 June 1696, suggests that it was acted not later than May 1696, possibly that it was given in late April. In III is a song, Unguarded lies the wishing maid, set by John Eccles and sung by Leveridge. In IV is a song, The secrets of peace, set by Finger and sung by Mrs Hudson. A Comparison Between the Two Stages (1702), p. 20: This is Mrs Manley's; it made a shift to live a half a dozen Days, and then expir'd


Mainpiece Title: The Royal Mischief

Performance Comment: Edition of 1696: Prologue-Mrs Betterton; Levan Dadian-Bowman; Prince of Libardian-Kynaston; Osman-Betterton; Ismael-Hudson; Acmat-Freeman; Bassima-Mrs Bracegirdle; Homais-Mrs Barry; Selima-Mrs Bowman; Epilogue-Miss Bradshaw.
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Betterton
Role: Levan Dadian Actor: Bowman
Role: Prince of Libardian Actor: Kynaston
Role: Osman Actor: Betterton
Role: Ismael Actor: Hudson
Role: Acmat Actor: Freeman
Role: Bassima Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Homais Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Selima Actor: Mrs Bowman
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Bradshaw.
Related Works
Related Work: The Royal Mischief Author(s): Mary Manley
Event Comment: Betterton's Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but the fact that the play was advertised in the Post Boy, 18-21 Dec. 1697, suggests that the premiere occurred not later than late November. This play was originally given to the company in Drury Lane, but withdrawn. See G. Thorn-Drury, An Unrecorded Play Title, Review of English Studies, VI (1930), 316-18. Edition of 1698: A Dialogue in the fourth Act, between Mr Bowman and Mrs Bracegirdle; The words by Mr Durfey and set by Mr Eccles: When will Stella kind and tendre. A Dialogue in the fifth Act, between a Boy and a Girl, and an Old Man, Written by Mr Motteux, set to the Musick by Mr J. Eccles. Preface: I look upon those that endeavour'd to discountenance this Play as Enemys to me


Mainpiece Title: The Deceiver Deceived

Performance Comment: Edition of 1698: Meleto Bondi-Betterton; Gonsalvo-Arnold; Count Andrea-Hodgson; Fidelio-Verbruggen; Count Insulls-Bowman; Gervatio-Bowen; Actwell-Trafuse; Hiordouble-Knap; Strechwell-Watson; Olivio-Mrs Barry; Ariana-Mrs Bracegirdle; Lady Temptyouth-Mrs Lee; Lucinda-Mrs Prince; Prologue-Mr Bowen; Epilogue-Miss Bradshaw.
Role: Meleto Bondi Actor: Betterton
Role: Gonsalvo Actor: Arnold
Role: Count Andrea Actor: Hodgson
Role: Fidelio Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Count Insulls Actor: Bowman
Role: Gervatio Actor: Bowen
Role: Actwell Actor: Trafuse
Role: Hiordouble Actor: Knap
Role: Strechwell Actor: Watson
Role: Olivio Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Ariana Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Lady Temptyouth Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Prince
Role: Prologue Actor: Mr Bowen
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Bradshaw.
Related Works
Related Work: The Deceiver Deceived Author(s): Mary Pix
Event Comment: Rich's Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but the Prologue suggests that it was given shortly before Bartholomew and Southwark Fairs (Drolls shortly will amuse ye at the Fair), even though the play was not advertised until mid-October (Post Boy, 15-17 Oct. 1696). One song, Alas! when charming Sylvia's gone, is in the Edition and was also published separately,with the indication that Daniel Purcell set it. In the Edition, a song, Fairest nymph that ever bless'd our Shore, is sung in Act II Betwixt Mr Leveridge a Spaniard, and Mrs Cross an English Lady. Tne composer is not named. A Comparison Between the Two Stages (1702), p. 18: and 'tis a most damnable Farce


Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Wives

Performance Comment: Edition of 1696: Prologue-Mr Penkethman [in a Press-master's Habit; Epilogue-Mrs Verbruggen [who probably played the Governor's Wife].who probably played the Governor's Wife].
Role: Prologue Actor: Mr Penkethman
Role: in a Press Actor: master's Habit
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Verbruggen
Related Works
Related Work: The Spanish Wives Author(s): Mary Pix
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Rogers. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality. Not Acted these Six Years. Receipts: #130 2s


Mainpiece Title: Ibrahim, The 13th Emperor Of The Turks

Performance Comment: Marina-Mrs Rogers' Daughter , who never yet appear'd upon any Stage.
Related Works
Related Work: Ibrahim, the Thirteenth Emperour of the Turks Author(s): Mary Pix

Dance: As17150310 Also a Scaramouch-a Gentleman for his own Diversion

Song: The New Girl; A Dialogue-Leveridge, Pack

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.
Related Works
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
Related Works
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.
Related Works
Related Work: Harlequin Hydaspes: or, The Greshamite Author(s): Mrs. Aubert
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Roberts. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. [Tickets at Mrs Roberts' House in Duke Street, near lif]


Mainpiece Title: The Albion Queen; Or, The Death Of Mary Queen Of Scotland

Performance Comment: Mary Queen of Scots-Mrs Roberts; Norfolk-Mills; Davison-Milward; Morton-Turbutt; Cecil-Havard; Giffard-Winstone; Queen Elizabeth-Mrs Butler; Dowglas-Mrs Mills.
Role: Mary Queen of Scots Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Norfolk Actor: Mills
Role: Davison Actor: Milward
Role: Morton Actor: Turbutt
Role: Cecil Actor: Havard
Role: Giffard Actor: Winstone
Role: Queen Elizabeth Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Dowglas Actor: Mrs Mills.

Afterpiece Title: The Beggar's Wedding

Performance Comment: Harry Hunter (as originally)-Mrs Roberts; Phoebe-Mrs Clive.
Role: Harry Hunter Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Phoebe Actor: Mrs Clive.

Song: II: Oh Happy Pair-Beard; IV: Mary Scot-Mrs Clive

Music: In V: By particular Desire, the Dead March in the last New Oratorio, called Saul and David, by Mr Handel-

Dance: V: Punches Dance-Master Ferg, Miss Wright

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

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; CO 2, by William Pearce]: With new Music, Scenes and Dresses. The Music composed and selected [From Paisiello and Gretry (BUC, 946)] by Shield. The Scenes designed and executed by Richards. Books of the Songs to be at the Theatre. ["Mr Pearce #100 for Midnight Wanderers" (MS annotation on BM playbill (cg, Vol. VIII), 2 Mar. 1793).] Morning Herald, 21 May 1793: This day is published The Midnight Wanderers (1s.). Receipts: #332 17s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: Every One Has His Fault

Afterpiece Title: The Midnight Wanderers

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Munden, Incledon, Blanchard, Fawcett, Cubitt, Powel, Gray, Thompson, Mrs Martyr, Miss Broadhurst, Mrs Harlowe, Miss Barnett, Mrs Clendining; Cast from text (T. N. Longman, 1793, and Songs T. and J. Egerton, 1793): Marquis de Morelle-Munden; Julian-Incledon; Denis-Blanchard; Casper-Fawcett; Mendicant-Cubitt; Don Pedraza-Powel; Mariners-Gray, Linton, Street; Peasant-Thompson [not in text; see17930923]; Guide-Linton [i.e. doubled]; Maresa-Mrs Martyr; Bercilla-Miss Broadhurst; Jaquelin-Mrs Harlowe; 2nd Biscayan-Miss Barnett; Adelais-Mrs Clendining.
Role: Marquis de Morelle Actor: Munden
Role: Julian Actor: Incledon
Role: Denis Actor: Blanchard
Role: Casper Actor: Fawcett
Role: Mendicant Actor: Cubitt
Role: Don Pedraza Actor: Powel
Role: Mariners Actor: Gray, Linton, Street
Role: Peasant Actor: Thompson
Role: Guide Actor: Linton
Role: Maresa Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Bercilla Actor: Miss Broadhurst
Role: Jaquelin Actor: Mrs Harlowe
Role: 2nd Biscayan Actor: Miss Barnett
Role: Adelais Actor: Mrs Clendining.