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Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beau Defeated; Or, The Lucky Younger Brother

Performance Comment: Edition ca. 1700: Prologue-Mr Bowman; Epilogue-a Boy; Sir John Roverhead-Bowman; Elder Clerimont-Trout; Younger Clerimont-Verbruggen; Belvoir-Thurmond; Lady Landsworth-Mrs Bracegirdle; Mrs Rich-Mrs Barry; Mrs Clerimont-Mrs Bowman; Lady la Basset-Mrs Prince; Mrs Fidget-Mrs Willis.
Cast
Role: Prologue Actor: Mr Bowman
Role: Epilogue Actor: a Boy
Role: Sir John Roverhead Actor: Bowman
Role: Elder Clerimont Actor: Trout
Role: Younger Clerimont Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Belvoir Actor: Thurmond
Role: Lady Landsworth Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Mrs Rich Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Mrs Clerimont Actor: Mrs Bowman
Role: Lady la Basset Actor: Mrs Prince
Role: Mrs Fidget Actor: Mrs Willis.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Comical Revenge; Or, Love In A Tub

Performance Comment: Sir Frederick-Wilks; Sir Nicholas-Norris; Bruce-Booth; Palmer-Johnson; Dufoy-Bowen; Mrs Rich-Mrs Oldfield; Jenny-Mrs Saunders.
Cast
Role: Sir Frederick Actor: Wilks
Role: Sir Nicholas Actor: Norris
Role: Bruce Actor: Booth
Role: Palmer Actor: Johnson
Role: Dufoy Actor: Bowen
Role: Mrs Rich Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Saunders.

Song: As17161022

Dance:

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)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: How To Grow Rich

Cast
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)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Netley Abbey

Afterpiece Title: THE SIEGE OF MEAUX

Cast
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.

Afterpiece Title: THE SPEECHLESS WIFE

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 .
Cast
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

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Harlequin Hydaspes; Or, The Greshamite

Performance Comment: Harlequin the Author,-Mrs Aubert; Doctor-C. Bullock.
Cast
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: ["Mrs Esten, on her entrance, met with some disapprobation" (Thespian Magazine, p. 5; and see 18 Apr.).] Receipts: #339 13s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: How To Grow Rich

Performance Comment: As17930418, but Rosa-Mrs Esten in place of Mrs Davis; Miss Stuart. Miss Stuart.
Cast
Role: Rosa Actor: Mrs Esten in place of Mrs Davis
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: Nab Actor: Cubitt
Role: Plainly Actor: Powel
Role: Formal Actor: Thompson
Role: Servant Actor: Rees
Role: Sir Charles's Servant Actor: Ledger
Role: Sir Thomas's Servant Actor: Simmons
Role: Smalltrade's Servant Actor: Blurton
Role: Miss Dazzle Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Lady Henrietta Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Betty Actor: Miss Stuart

Afterpiece Title: Hartford Bridge

Cast
Role: Travellers Actor: Farley, _Powel
Role: Sir Gregory Forester Actor: Quick
Role: Peregrine Forester Actor: Munden
Role: Captain Fieldair Actor: Incledon
Role: Peter Actor: Blanchard
Role: Cartridge Actor: Fawcett
Role: Captain Forester Actor: Macready
Role: Waiter Actor: Farley
Role: Hostler Actor: Rees
Role: Susan Actor: Mrs Harlowe
Role: Mrs Jangle Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Clara Actor: Mrs Clendining.

Dance: As17930418

Event Comment: [Mrs Pollock's 1st two appearances were on 24 Nov. 1792 and 14 Jan. 1793.] Afterpiece: Not acted these 3 years. Being a Collection of Favorite Scenes from the following celebrated Pantomimes: Harlequin Sorcerer, Mother Shipton, Choice of Harlequin, Lord Mayor's Day, Druids, Fryar Bacon, Harlequin Freemason, Norwood Gipsies, Omai, Magic Cavern, Harlequin Rambler. [Synopsis of Entertainment in Public Advertiser, 3 Oct.] Receipts: #261 11s. (245.5; 16.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: How To Grow Rich

Performance Comment: Pave-Lewis; Smalltrade-Quick; Warford-Pope; Sir ThomasRoundhead-Munden; Sir Charles Dazzle-Farren; Hippy-Blanchard; Latitat-Fawcett; Rosa-Mrs Esten; Miss Dazzle-Miss Chapman; Betty-Miss Stuart; Lady Henrietta-Mrs Pollock (1st appearance in that character, and 3rd on this stage).
Cast
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: Harlequin's Chaplet

Performance Comment: Principal Pantomimic Characters-Simpson, Follett, Farley, Rock, Evatt, Rees, Thompson, Claremont, Hawtin, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Miss Smith, Mrs Ratchford, Mrs Blurton, Miss Paye; Vocal Characters-Linton, Gray, Davies, Street, Little, Sawyer, Kendrick, Spofforth, Tett, Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain, Miss Barnett, Miss Leserve, Mrs Masters, Mrs Lloyd. [Partial cast adjusted from playbill of 15 Nov. 1790: Harlequin-Simpson; Clown-Follett; Lover-Farley; Woodcutter-Rock; Bricklayers-Evatt, Thompson; Lover's Servant-Rees; Pantaloon-Claremont; Gardener-Hawtin; Colombine-Mrs Watts; Shepherd, Shepherdess-Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain; Same playbill lists the other character: Farmer, Serjeant, Recruits, Carpenter, Sportsmen, Monkey, Peacock, Witches.] Same playbill lists the other character: Farmer, Serjeant, Recruits, Carpenter, Sportsmen, Monkey, Peacock, Witches.]

Entertainment: Afterpiece: [To conclude with Three Entire New Scenes, representing the Town and Harbour of Toulon; with a View of the Manoeuvring of the British, Spanish, and French Fleets, after the Surrender of the Town and Fortifications to the English] on the Twenty-ninth of August [1793]. In which, When in War on the Ocean-Davies; an Entire New Song [composed by Shield,-Incledon; The Music- [Selected by Shaw from Pepusch, Dr Arne, Arnold, Fisher, [Michael] Arne, Vincent, Dibdin, Reeve, Shield; The Dances-Byrn, Holland[; The Scenery-Hodgins, Walmsley, Phillips

Cast
Role: When in War on the Ocean Actor: Davies
Role: , Actor: Incledon
Role: The Music Actor:
Role: The Dances Actor: Byrn, Holland
Role: The Scenery Actor: Hodgins, Walmsley, Phillips.
Event Comment: Mrs Mills, a Drury Lane actress, died on this day

Performances

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.
Cast
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: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by Frederick Reynolds. Prologue by William Thomas Fitzgerald. Epilogue by Miles Peter Andrews (see text)]: With new Scenes and Dresses. [In mainpiece the playbill lists Mrs Esten, but "Previous to the play an apology was made in behalf of Mrs Davis, who had undertaken Mrs Esten's character in consequence of the indisposition of the latter lady. [After considerable objection] Mrs Davis was well received in the part" (Thespian Magazine, June 1793, p. 4).] Public Advertiser, 3 May 1793: This Day is published How to Grow Rich (1s. 6d.). Receipts: #257 17s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: How To Grow Rich

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Lewis, Quick, Pope, Munden, Farren, Blanchard, Fawcett, Cubitt, Mrs Davis, Miss Chapman, Mrs Pope. Cast from text T. N. Longman, 1793): Pave-Lewis; Smalltrade-Quick; Warford-Pope; Sir ThomasRoundhead-Munden; Sir Charles Dazzle-Farren; Hippy-Blanchard; Latitat-Fawcett; Nab-Cubitt; Plainly-Powel; Formal-Thompson; Servant-Rees; Sir Charles's Servant-Ledger; Sir Thomas's Servant-Simmons; Smalltrade's Servant-Blurton; Rosa-Mrs Davis [in text: Mrs Esten]; Miss Dazzle-Miss Chapman; Lady Henrietta-Mrs Pope; Betty-Miss Stuart; Prologue-Pope; Epilogue-Lewis. [These were spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]These were spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]
Cast
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: Nab Actor: Cubitt
Role: Plainly Actor: Powel
Role: Formal Actor: Thompson
Role: Servant Actor: Rees
Role: Sir Charles's Servant Actor: Ledger
Role: Sir Thomas's Servant Actor: Simmons
Role: Smalltrade's Servant Actor: Blurton
Role: Rosa Actor: Mrs Davis
Role: Miss Dazzle Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Lady Henrietta Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Betty Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Prologue Actor: Pope
Role: Epilogue Actor: Lewis.

Afterpiece Title: The Poor Soldier

Cast
Role: Kathlane Actor: Mrs Martyr.
Role: Patrick Actor: Johnstone
Role: Dermot Actor: Incledon
Role: Fitzroy Actor: Davies
Role: Father Luke Actor: Rock
Role: Bagatelle Actor: Marshall
Role: Darby Actor: Munden
Role: Norah Actor: Miss Broadhurst

Dance: End: The Bouquet, as17930415

Event Comment: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Mainpiece: Written by Shakespear, and since revis'd with several Alterations. Admission: 5s., 3s., 2s. Benefit John and Christopher Rich. Receipts. #61 8s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Cimbeline

Afterpiece Title: The Jealous Doctor; or, The Intriguing Dame

Performance Comment: Fossil-Boval; Plotwell-Thurmond Jr; Underplot-Lun [J. Rich]; Ptisan-Griffin; Mrs Townly-Mrs Schoolding.
Cast
Role: Fossil Actor: Boval
Role: Plotwell Actor: Thurmond Jr
Role: Underplot Actor: Lun
Role: Ptisan Actor: Griffin
Role: Mrs Townly Actor: Mrs Schoolding.
Related Works
Related Work: The Jealous Doctor, or, The Intriguing Dame Author(s): John Rich

Dance: duPre, Mlle Gautier, from the Opera at Paris, being the first time of her appearing upon the English Stage

Event Comment: Benefit J. and Ch. Rich. Afterpiece: With all the Scenes, Machines, and other Decorations proper. Receipts: #56 8s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: A Woman's Revenge

Afterpiece Title: Amadis; or, The Loves of Harlequin and Colombine

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Lun [J. Rich]; Clown-Spiller; Colombine-Mrs Moreau; and all the other Parts as originally performed see17180124. and all the other Parts as originally performed see17180124.
Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Lun
Role: Clown Actor: Spiller
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Moreau
Related Works
Related Work: Amadis; or, The Loves of Harlequin and Colombine Author(s): John RichChristopher Rich

Dance: Moreau, Boval, Cook, Pelling, Newhouse, Sandham, Lux, Mrs Bullock, Miss Schoolding, Miss Willis, delaGarde's Two Sons, Dupre

Event Comment: Receipts: #207 6s. Paid Rich #50; Advanc'd to Miss White #1 11s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Jovial Crew

Cast
Role: Old Rents Actor: Sparks
Role: Hearty Actor: Beard
Role: Springlove Actor: Clarke
Role: Beggar Men Actor: Collins, Barrington, Costollo, Bennet, Holtom, Baker
Role: Justice Clack Actor: Shuter
Role: Randal Actor: Dunstall
Role: Beggar Women Actor: Mrs Stephens, Mrs Pitt, Miss Young, Miss Sledge, Miss Mullart, Mrs White
Role: Oliver Actor: Dyer
Role: Hilliard Actor: Lowe
Role: Vincent Actor: Mattocks
Role: Patrico Actor: Marten
Role: Scentwell Actor: Gibbs
Role: Martin Actor: R. Smith
Role: Amie Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Meriel Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Rachel Actor: Miss Brent
Role: With Dances Actor: incident to the play.
Related Works
Related Work: The Jovial Crew Author(s): Richard Brome
Related Work: The Ladies' Frolic Author(s): Richard Brome

Afterpiece Title: The Spirit of Contradiction

Performance Comment: Actors only in bills, but edition of 1760 lists: Randal-Shuter; Steer-Gibbs; Lovewel-Clarke; Partlet-Ridout; Mrs Partlet-Mrs Ward; Harriet Partlet-Miss Mowat; Ruin-Perry; Betty-Mrs Green; Prologue-Mrs Ward.
Cast
Role: Randal Actor: Shuter
Role: Steer Actor: Gibbs
Role: Lovewel Actor: Clarke
Role: Partlet Actor: Ridout
Role: Mrs Partlet Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Harriet Partlet Actor: Miss Mowat
Role: Ruin Actor: Perry
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Ward.
Related Works
Related Work: The Spirit of Contradiction Author(s): John Rich
Event Comment: Benefit John and Ch. Rich. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Mainpiece: Written by Mr Estcourt. Receipts: #36 8s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Fair Example

Related Works
Related Work: The Fair Example: or the Modish Citizens Author(s): Richard Estcourt

Afterpiece Title: The Jealous Doctor

Performance Comment: See17171029, but Punch-Boval; Scaramouch-Thurmond Jr; Harlequin-Lun; Pierrot-Griffin; Colombine-Mrs Schoolding, as 'twas Originally.
Cast
Role: Punch Actor: Boval
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Thurmond Jr
Role: Harlequin Actor: Lun
Role: Pierrot Actor: Griffin
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Schoolding, as 'twas Originally.
Related Works
Related Work: The Jealous Doctor, or, The Intriguing Dame Author(s): John Rich

Dance: Dupre, Mlle Gautier; particularly a Chacone-; Harlequin-

Event Comment: Mainpiece: By Desire. Afterpiece: Not acted these 12 years. [See 9 Nov. 1761.] With Additions and Alterations. [The Additions to The Fair seem to have included a number of actual animals (instead of the men costumed as an Ass and a Hog as used in Mother Shipton), for the Account Book this year for the first time notes payments, 22 March 1774, "for the hire of Horses in The Fair," and 18 June 1774, "To Mr Brooks for attending with the Camels &c. in the Fair." The tradition of bigger and better spectacles seems to have passed on from Rich to Colman.] Receipts: #180 17s. 6d. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Cast
Role: Hastings Actor: Smith
Role: Shore Actor: Bensley
Role: Catesby Actor: Fox
Role: Belmour Actor: Hull
Role: Ratcliff Actor: Davis
Role: Gloster Actor: Clarke
Role: Derby Actor: Wignell
Role: Alicia Actor: Miss Miller
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Mrs Hartley.

Afterpiece Title: The Fair

Performance Comment: Principal Characters-Lewes, Banks, Cushing, Hamilton, Owenson, Harris, Fox, Holtom, Bates, Wignell, Thompson, Mrs Pitt, Miss Twist; The other characters-the rest of the Comedians; The Dances-Fishar, Miss Valois, Miss Capon.
Related Works
Related Work: The Fair Example: or the Modish Citizens Author(s): Richard Estcourt
Related Work: The Fair Author(s): John Rich
Related Work: Erminia; or, The Fair and Vertuous Lady Author(s): Richard Flecknoe
Event Comment: Benefit Bencraft, Dove, Hayes, Mrs Ware, Mrs LeBrun

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Royal Merchant

Cast
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.
Related Works
Related Work: The Necromancer; or, Harlequin Doctor Faustus Author(s): John Rich

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-.
Cast
Role: Harlequin Woman Actor: Mrs LeBrun
Role: Pierots Actor: Lalauze, Desse
Role: 's Grecian Sailors Actor: .
Event Comment: Benefit Thompson and Mrs Rowley. Mainpiece written by the late Mrs Centlivre. Tickets deliver'd out by Taylor and Wright will be taken

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Performance Comment: As17431021, but Miranda-Mrs Clive; Isabinda-Mrs Rowley.
Cast
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Isabinda Actor: Mrs Rowley.
Role: Marplot Actor: Chapman
Role: Sir George Actor: Ryan
Role: Sir Francis Actor: Hippisley
Role: Sir Jealous Actor: Marten
Role: Charles Actor: Hale
Role: Whisper Actor: James
Role: Patch Actor: Mrs Mullart.

Afterpiece Title: The Necromancer

Performance Comment: As17431226, but Shade of Hero-Mrs Lampe; 2nd Fury-Villeneuve.
Cast
Role: Shade of Hero Actor: Mrs Lampe
Role: 2nd Fury Actor: Villeneuve.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Woodward
Role: Infernal Spirit Actor: Leveridge
Role: 1st Fury Actor: Picq
Role: 3rd Fury Actor: Delagarde
Role: 4th Fury Actor: Dupre
Role: 5th Fury Actor: Destrade
Role: Shade of Leander Actor: Beard
Role: Miller Actor: Bencraft
Role: Miller's Wife Actor: Mrs Delagarde
Role: Doctor's Man Actor: Hippisley.
Related Works
Related Work: The Necromancer; or, Harlequin Doctor Faustus Author(s): John Rich
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Robinson. Admission as 8 Dec. 1716

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Amadis

Performance Comment: See17170216, but With the Addition of a New Scene-; the Musick by Mr Hendel-Cavaliero Nicolino Grimaldi, Mrs Robinson.
Related Works
Related Work: Amadis; or, The Loves of Harlequin and Colombine Author(s): John RichChristopher Rich

Dance: deMirail's Scholar, Mlle Cerail

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Turner Robinson

Performances

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.]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Double Dealer

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

Cast
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 .
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Wells. Part of the Pit will be laid into the Boxes. General Advertiser, 16 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Wells, No. 15, Beaufort-buildings. Receipts: #337 17s. 6d. (178.3.0; 3.17.6; tickets: 155.17.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Rosina

Cast
Role: Robert Actor: Cubitt
Role: Tattle Actor: Mrs Davenett.
Role: Sir John Restless Actor: Ryder
Role: Mr Blanford Actor: Fearon
Role: Sir William Belmont Actor: Thompson
Role: Young Belmont Actor: Davies
Role: Brush Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Beverly Actor: Lewis
Role: Lady Restless Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Clarissa Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Marmalet Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Tippet Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Abington.

Afterpiece Title: Barnaby Brittle

Cast
Role: Jeremy Actor: Edwin.
Role: Barnaby Brittle Actor: Quick
Role: Lovemore Actor: Davies
Role: Clodpole Actor: Fearon
Role: Sir Peter Pride Actor: Booth
Role: Damaris Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Lady Pride Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Mrs Brittle Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Performance Comment: As17871019, but Widow Brady-Mrs Wells; the Epilogue Song-Mrs Wells.
Cast
Role: Widow Brady Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: the Epilogue Song Actor: Mrs Wells.
Role: Whittle Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Kecksey Actor: Bernard
Role: Thomas Actor: Quick
Role: Bates Actor: Fearon
Role: Sir Patrick O'Neale Actor: Booth
Role: Nephew Actor: Macready

Entertainment: End I, end 1st piece: those Dramatic Imitations-Mrs Wells [of which the Public have deigned to think so flatteringly; In the First Part: Traits of Tragic Comic and Vocal Characters-; The Second will conclude: a Scene from Two great Tragic Actresses of this Country-. [The First Part consisted of imitations of Mrs Siddons in the "ring" scene in IV.ii of Isabella; Mrs Wrighten singing Tally ho; Sga Sestini as Jessamy in Lionel and Clarissa; Mrs Abington in The Way to Keep Him; Mrs Martyr in Robin Hood. The Second concluded with Mrs Siddons and Mrs Crawford as Jane Shore and Alicia in Jane Shore (World, 26 Apr.). Public Advertiser, 26 Apr., states that she also imitated Mrs Crouch, Mrs Cargill and Mrs Pope. The imitations were preceded by an Introduction written by Miles Peter Andrews (World, 28 Apr.).

Performance Comment: [The First Part consisted of imitations of Mrs Siddons in the "ring" scene in IV.ii of Isabella; Mrs Wrighten singing Tally ho; Sga Sestini as Jessamy in Lionel and Clarissa; Mrs Abington in The Way to Keep Him; Mrs Martyr in Robin Hood. The Second concluded with Mrs Siddons and Mrs Crawford as Jane Shore and Alicia in Jane Shore (World, 26 Apr.). Public Advertiser, 26 Apr., states that she also imitated Mrs Crouch, Mrs Cargill and Mrs Pope. The imitations were preceded by an Introduction written by Miles Peter Andrews (World, 28 Apr.).]
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Wells. Mainpiece [1st time; C 4, author unknown, not in Larpent MS; not published. Epilogue by Robert Merry (World, 30 Apr.). On 11 May acted as The Female Pursuit]: Taken from Moor's Gil Blas. Public Advertiser, 27 Apr.: Mrs Wells trusts the Public will have the Candour to excuse her not appearing in the Play, as the principal Woman's Character has many changes in it, and the Fatigue of going through various and numerous Imitations would render her incapable of undertaking it. Gazetteer, 9 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Wells, No. 12, Weymouth-street, Portland-place. Receipts: #301 14s. (166.2; 10.1; tickets: 125.11)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Female Adventure; Or, Stop Her Who Can

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Holman, Bernard, Farley, Macready, Thompson, Mrs Achmet, Mrs Bernard, Mrs Pitt, Mrs Powell, Mrs Martyr. Cast from European Magazine, May 1790, p. 386: Don Lewis-Holman; Gil Blas-Bernard; Pedro-Farley; Don Felix-Macready; Don Gabriel-Thompson; Aurora-Mrs Achmet; Isabella-Mrs Bernard; Bernarda-Mrs Pitt; Beatrice-Mrs Powell; Laura-Mrs Martyr; Epilogue-Mrs Mattocks.
Cast
Role: Don Lewis Actor: Holman
Role: Gil Blas Actor: Bernard
Role: Pedro Actor: Farley
Role: Don Felix Actor: Macready
Role: Don Gabriel Actor: Thompson
Role: Aurora Actor: Mrs Achmet
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Bernard
Role: Bernarda Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Afterpiece Title: Cymon

Performance Comment: As17900322but Cymon (for that night only)-Mrs Wells; Shepherds-_; Dorcas-_; Shepherdesses-_.
Cast
Role: 900322but Cymon Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Cymon Actor: Blanchard
Role: Dorus Actor: Quick
Role: Merlin Actor: Bannister
Role: Daemon of Revenge Actor: Darley
Role: Shepherds Actor: Egan, Evatt
Role: Linco Actor: Edwin
Role: Urganda Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Fatima Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Shepherdesses Actor: Miss Rowson, Miss Stuart
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Mountain.

Dance: Following Imitations at end: As17891021; In afterpiece: Dances, as17900409

Entertainment: End II: Tragic Imitations [of Mrs Siddons in Belvidera's 1st scene in Venice Preserved, I.i., and of Mrs Crawford in Lady Randolph's 1st speech in Douglas]-Mrs Wells; End III: Comic and Vocal Imitations [of Mrs Abington as Widow Belmour in The Way to Keep Him, and of Mrs Martyr, Mrs Jordan, Sga Storace, Sga Sestini]-Mrs Wells; End: A Scene from Isabella [The "ring speech" in II.ii] (Above identified in World, 29 Apr.)-Mrs Wells

Performance Comment: i., and of Mrs Crawford in Lady Randolph's 1st speech in Douglas]-Mrs Wells; End III: Comic and Vocal Imitations [of Mrs Abington as Widow Belmour in The Way to Keep Him, and of Mrs Martyr, Mrs Jordan, Sga Storace, Sga Sestini]-Mrs Wells; End: A Scene from Isabella [The "ring speech" in II.ii] (Above identified in World, 29 Apr.)-Mrs Wells.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Wells [who imitated Mrs Siddons, Mrs Crawford, Mrs Jordan, Mrs Martyr, Mrs Kennedy (World, 19 Aug.). 1st piece in place of Seeing is Believing; 2nd of Ways and Means, both advertised on playbill of 17 Aug.]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Gretna Green

Cast
Role: Captain Gorget Actor: Bannister
Role: Tipperary Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Anvil Actor: Barrett
Role: Crack Actor: Abbott
Role: Cyclops Actor: Painter
Role: Landlord Actor: Ledger
Role: Rorey Actor: Moss
Role: Signora Figurante Actor: Mrs Iliff
Role: Miss Plumb Actor: Miss Fontenelle
Role: Lady Pedigree Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Bannister.

Afterpiece Title: The Liar

Cast
Role: Young Wilding Actor: Palmer
Role: Sir James Elliot Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Papillon Actor: Burton
Role: Old Wilding Actor: Aickin
Role: Miss Godfrey Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Kitty Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Miss Grantham Actor: Mrs Brooks.
Role: Sir David Dunder Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Random Actor: Williamson
Role: Scruple Actor: Davies
Role: Old Random Actor: Aickin
Role: Carney Actor: Barrett
Role: Tiptoe Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Peery Actor: Usher
Role: Roundfee Actor: Cubitt
Role: Quick Actor: Moss
Role: Lady Dunder Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Kemble
Role: Mrs Peery Actor: Mrs Powell.
Role: Blister Actor: Moss
Role: Quaver Actor: Davies
Role: Goodwill Actor: Powell
Role: Thomas Actor: Evatt
Role: Coupee Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Kemble.
Role: Flash Actor: Palmer.
Role: Captain Loveit Actor: Evatt
Role: Fribble Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Puff Actor: Moss
Role: Jasper Actor: Burton
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Mrs Kemble
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Webb.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd

Cast
Role: Quaver Actor: Waterhouse.
Role: Sir David Dunder Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Random Actor: Williamson
Role: Scruple Actor: Davies
Role: Old Random Actor: Aickin
Role: Carney Actor: Barrett
Role: Tiptoe Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Peery Actor: Usher
Role: Roundfee Actor: Cubitt
Role: Quick Actor: Moss
Role: Lady Dunder Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Kemble
Role: Kitty Actor: Miss Prideaux
Role: Mrs Peery Actor: Mrs Powell.
Role: Blister Actor: Moss
Role: Goodwill Actor: Powell
Role: Thomas Actor: Evatt
Role: Coupee Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Kemble.

Entertainment: End I 2nd piece: Tragic Imitations-Mrs Wells; End II: Comic and Vocal Imitations-Mrs Wells; End play: Favourite Speech the "ring" speech in IV.ii from Isabella-Mrs Wells

Performance Comment: ii from Isabella-Mrs Wells.
Cast
Role: i from Isabella Actor: Mrs Wells.
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Margarita

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Arminius (acts I And Ii)

Music: To which will be added the following Songs: S hai pieta, Due pupille-Mrs Robinson; Lusinghe vezzose, Si t'intendo-Signora Galerati; Del fallo ful Camin, Ti stringo o mio diletto-Valentini; Cieco Amor, Ho un non so che nelcor-Mrs Barbier; Care labra, Una speranza-Mrs Manina; E vano ognipensiero, Si lieto e si conteno-Mrs Margarita; a new Trumpet Song-; [With a Sonata upon the Violin-[the wonderful Youth of 11 years old; [Upon the Trumpet-Mr Grannon [Grano?]; [And on an Instrument of Invention [entirely New imitating the Harp and Lute-Mrs Margarita

Performance Comment: =]; [And on an Instrument of Invention [entirely New imitating the Harp and Lute-Mrs Margarita.
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Charke. By particular Desire. Tickets for Mrs Elmy, Miss Packington, Miss Jones also taken

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Othello, Moor Of Venice

Performance Comment: Othello (by particular Desire)-attempted by Cibber; Desdemona-Mrs Clive; Emilia-Mrs Butler; Iago-A. Hallam; Roderigo-Mrs Charke; Cassio-Hewitt; Duke-Cross; Lodovico-Turbutt; Brabantio-Boman; Montano-Winstone; Gratiano-Corey, but see HAY, 1 Feb .
Cast
Role: Othello Actor: attempted by Cibber
Role: Desdemona Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Iago Actor: A. Hallam
Role: Roderigo Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: Cassio Actor: Hewitt
Role: Duke Actor: Cross
Role: Lodovico Actor: Turbutt
Role: Brabantio Actor: Boman
Role: Montano Actor: Winstone
Role: Gratiano Actor: Corey, but see HAY, 1 Feb

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

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

Music: A new Comic Medley Overture composed by Charke

Dance: III: By Nivelon and Miss Mann. End of Afterpiece: English Maggot by S. Lally and Mrs Walter

Performance Comment: End of Afterpiece: English Maggot by S. Lally and Mrs Walter .

Song: I: A Teneri Affeti by Mrs Cibber and Mrs Barbier. II: Was ever Nymph like Rosamond by Mrs Barbier. IV: Amelia wishes when she dies by Mrs Cibber. V: A new Favourite Italian Song by Mrs Barbier

Performance Comment: II: Was ever Nymph like Rosamond by Mrs Barbier. IV: Amelia wishes when she dies by Mrs Cibber. V: A new Favourite Italian Song by Mrs Barbier .
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Mountfort. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Committee

Performance Comment: As17050929, but Ruth-Mrs Mountfort.
Cast
Role: Ruth Actor: Mrs Mountfort.
Role: Teague Actor: Estcourt.

Song: As17060227

Dance: duRuel, Mrs duRuel, Cherrier, Mrs Santlow; particularly Harlequin Dance-. *'s Comical Dance-Firbank, Mrs Bignall; Scaramouch, Tub Dance-Layfield

Performance Comment: *'s Comical Dance-Firbank, Mrs Bignall; Scaramouch, Tub Dance-Layfield.

Dance: duRuel, Mrs duRuel, Cherrier, Mrs Santlow; particularly Harlequin Dance-