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Mainpiece Title: Mrs Doggrell In Her Altitudes; Or, The Effects Of A West India Ramble

Performance Comment: Characters-Everard, Mrs Gardner; [Larpent MS lists the parts: Freeman , Hearley , Trunnell , Tom , Mrs Doggrell .] A new Occasional Prologue-Thornton.

Afterpiece Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Performance Comment: Lord Ogleby (for that night only)-Thornton (of the Theatre-Royal Windsor; 1st appearance in London); Canton-Everard (late of the Theatre-Royal Drury-Lane); Miss Sterling-A Young Lady (1st appearance on any stage [unidentified]); Mrs Heidelberg-Mrs Gardner (1st appearance since her return from the West Indies).
Role: Lord Ogleby Actor: Thornton
Role: Theatre Actor: Royal Windsor
Role: Canton Actor: Everard
Role: late of the Theatre Actor:
Role: Royal Drury Actor:
Role: Miss Sterling Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Mrs Heidelberg Actor: Mrs Gardner

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Performance Comment: Cadwallader (with the original Prologue)-Everard; Prologue-Everard; Mrs Cadwallader-Mrs Gardner.
Role: Cadwallader Actor: Everard
Role: Prologue Actor: Everard
Role: Mrs Cadwallader Actor: Mrs Gardner.
Event Comment: [Mainpiece by Charles Boyle. Premiere.] Benefit Mrs Porter, who performs a part in it she never acted before. [Since Mrs Porter is not in the cast in the edition of 1703, the meaning of this statement is not clear.] At the Desire of several Persons of Quality


Mainpiece Title: As You Find It

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

Afterpiece Title: Acis and Galatea

Music: From The Mad Lover-

Song: Mrs Hodgson, Cook, Davis

Dance: Mrs Elford, Fairbanch

Event Comment: NNew Theatre, Bowling Green. A Concert, etc. [repeated in all notices for this theatre]. Benefit Mrs Williams, Miss Pattocks, Mrs Smith 7 p.m. Prices 2s. 6d., 1s. 6d., 1s


Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Role: Miser Actor: Cushing
Role: Lappet Actor: Miss Mattocks.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmasked

Performance Comment: Lucy-Mrs Phillips.
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Phillips.

Dance: RRussian Sailor Dance-Phillips

Song: Mrs Bennet, Cunningham

Event Comment: Benefit for Stede, Collins, Paddick and Miss Haughton. Tickets deliver'd by Miss Stevens, Miss Allen, Mrs LaFont, and Mrs Hitchcock will be taken


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

Performance Comment: Double Gallant-Cibber; Sir Solomon-Collins; Careless-Gibson; Clerimont-Ridout; Lady Dainty-Mrs Horton; Sylvia-Mrs Hale; Wishwell-Miss Haughton; Clarinda-Mrs Bland; Old Wilful-Marten; Old Atall-Dunstall; Dr Bolus-Storer; Rhubarb-Paget; Finder-James; Supple-Paddick; Strut-Stoppelaer; Situp-Miss Ferguson; Lady Sadlife-Mrs Giffard.
Role: Double Gallant Actor: Cibber
Role: Sir Solomon Actor: Collins
Role: Careless Actor: Gibson
Role: Clerimont Actor: Ridout
Role: Lady Dainty Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Hale
Role: Wishwell Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Old Wilful Actor: Marten
Role: Old Atall Actor: Dunstall
Role: Dr Bolus Actor: Storer
Role: Rhubarb Actor: Paget
Role: Finder Actor: James
Role: Supple Actor: Paddick
Role: Strut Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Situp Actor: Miss Ferguson
Role: Lady Sadlife Actor: Mrs Giffard.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd

Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Goodwill Actor: Rosco
Role: Blister Actor: Marten
Role: Quaver Actor: Bencraft
Role: Coupee Actor: Storer
Role: Wormwood Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Thomas Actor: Anderson.

Song: Mrs Storer

Dance: Master Granier, Miss Granier

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Campion


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Music: New Musick set to Flutes ; and to be perform'd-Mr Banister, Mr Banister's Son; and some of Mr Weldon's new Songs- perform'd in his last Consort

Dance: Mrs Campion; Vaulting on the Horse-

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Moore. Mainpiece: That celebrated Comedy...written by the Ingenious Mr Shadwell, late Poet Laureat. Music: At the Desire of several Persons of Quality


Mainpiece Title: Bury Fair

Music: The last New Entertainment compos'd for Flutes on the Stage,-Mr Bannister, Mr Bannister's Son

Song: Mrs Lyndsey


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


Mainpiece Title: Concert

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

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

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

Event Comment: Benefit Short and Mrs Willis. Mainpiece: Not Acted these Five Years. Afterpiece: in four Musical Entertainments


Mainpiece Title: The Comical Transformation; Or, The Devil Of A Wife

Afterpiece Title: The Loves of Mars and Venus

Song: Mrs Willis' two Daughters

Dance: Mrs Willis's two Daughters, who never perform'd before

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Cross. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality


Mainpiece Title: Secret Love

Performance Comment: Florimel-Mrs Cross.
Role: Florimel Actor: Mrs Cross.

Song: Tell Me Why My Charming Fair, composed by Henry Purcell-Mrs Cross, Leveridge

Dance: Mrs Cross, duRuel, Cherrier

Event Comment: Benefit Pack and Mrs Bradshaw


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

Dance: Mrs Elford, Firbank, others

Song: Mrs Hodgson

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Powell and Cross. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Written by the late Ingenious Mr Shadwell


Mainpiece Title: The Squire Of Alsatia

Performance Comment: Squire-Bullock; Sir William-Penkethman; Young Belfond-Wilks; Sir Edward-Keene; Trueman-Mills; Cheatly-Bickerstaff; Shamwell-Bullock Jr; Lolpoop-Cross; Scrapeall-Norris; Isabella-Mrs Rogers; Teresa-Mrs Oldfield; Mrs Termagent-Mrs Knight; Lucy-Miss Sherburn; Ruth-Mrs Powell.
Role: Squire Actor: Bullock
Role: Sir William Actor: Penkethman
Role: Young Belfond Actor: Wilks
Role: Sir Edward Actor: Keene
Role: Trueman Actor: Mills
Role: Cheatly Actor: Bickerstaff
Role: Shamwell Actor: Bullock Jr
Role: Lolpoop Actor: Cross
Role: Scrapeall Actor: Norris
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Teresa Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Mrs Termagent Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Sherburn
Role: Ruth Actor: Mrs Powell.

Dance: Mrs Bicknell

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Knight. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Note, That the Tickets given out for the Careless Husband, will be taken at this Play


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Role: Oroonoko Actor: Booth
Role: Aboan Actor: Powell
Role: Daniel Actor: Penkethman
Role: Imoinda Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Widow Lackit Actor: Mrs Knight.

Afterpiece Title: The Walking Statue

Dance: Mrs Santlow

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Knight. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Written by Ben. Johnson


Mainpiece Title: Volpone

Dance: Mrs Santlow

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Saunders. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality. Written by Beaumont and Fletcher


Mainpiece Title: The Scornful Lady

Performance Comment: As17131218, but Martha-Mrs Bradshaw.
Role: Martha Actor: Mrs Bradshaw.
Role: Scornful Lady Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Savil Actor: Johnson
Role: Elder Loveless Actor: Wilks
Role: Young Loveless Actor: Mills
Role: Welford Actor: Booth
Role: Roger Actor: Cibber
Role: Morecraft Actor: Bullock
Role: Poet Actor: Norris
Role: Abigail Actor: Mrs Willis.

Dance: Mrs Santlow; particularly a Harlequin

Event Comment: Benefit Newman and Mrs Baker. With Scenes, Machines, Dances, and all the Original Decorations proper to the Play. Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. Gallery 2s


Mainpiece Title: The Tempest

Performance Comment: Prospero-Powell; Hypolito-Mrs Mountfort; Dorinda-Mrs Santlow; Alonzo-Keene; Ferdinand-Ryan; Antonio-Bullock Jr; Caliban-Johnson; Stephano-Bickerstaffe; Trincalo-Bullock; Ventoso-Norris; Mustacho-Leigh.
Role: Prospero Actor: Powell
Role: Hypolito Actor: Mrs Mountfort
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Santlow
Role: Alonzo Actor: Keene
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Ryan
Role: Antonio Actor: Bullock Jr
Role: Caliban Actor: Johnson
Role: Stephano Actor: Bickerstaffe
Role: Trincalo Actor: Bullock
Role: Ventoso Actor: Norris
Role: Mustacho Actor: Leigh.

Dance: Mrs Santlow

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Barbier. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Pit and Boxes together at 5s


Mainpiece Title: Rule A Wife And Have A Wife

Afterpiece Title: Venus and Adonis

Role: Venus Actor: Mrs Barbier
Role: Adonis Actor: Mrs Margarita del'Epine
Role: Mars Actor: Blackly.

Music: The Echo Flute-Paisible

Song: Mrs Barbier

Dance: Mrs Santlow

Event Comment: Written by the late ingenious Mrs Behn. Receipts: #23 13s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: The Feigned Courtizans

Performance Comment: Galliard-J. Leigh; Morisini-Hall; Sir Harry-Smith; Octavo-Corey; Crapine-Morgan; Sir Signall-Bullock Sr; Tickletext-Griffin; Pedro-Spiller; Julio-Bullock Jr; Cornelia-Mrs Cross; Marcella-Mrs Thurmond; Laura-Mrs Spiller; Phillipa-Mrs Rubridge; Sabina-Mrs Chantrel.
Role: Galliard Actor: J. Leigh
Role: Morisini Actor: Hall
Role: Sir Harry Actor: Smith
Role: Octavo Actor: Corey
Role: Crapine Actor: Morgan
Role: Sir Signall Actor: Bullock Sr
Role: Tickletext Actor: Griffin
Role: Pedro Actor: Spiller
Role: Julio Actor: Bullock Jr
Role: Cornelia Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Marcella Actor: Mrs Thurmond
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Spiller
Role: Phillipa Actor: Mrs Rubridge
Role: Sabina Actor: Mrs Chantrel.

Dance: Mrs Schoolding, Thurmond Jr, Miss Smith

Event Comment: Benefit Chetwood and Mrs Moore


Mainpiece Title: The History And Fall Of Caius Marius

Performance Comment: Marius Sr-Mills; Marius Jr-Booth; Granius-Walker; Sylla-Ryan; Metellus-Boman; Sulpitius-Bickerstaff; Cinna-Quin; Comic parts-Penkethman, Miller, Cross, Birkhead; Lavinia-Mrs Porter; Nurse-Norris.
Role: Marius Sr Actor: Mills
Role: Marius Jr Actor: Booth
Role: Granius Actor: Walker
Role: Sylla Actor: Ryan
Role: Metellus Actor: Boman
Role: Sulpitius Actor: Bickerstaff
Role: Cinna Actor: Quin
Role: Comic parts Actor: Penkethman, Miller, Cross, Birkhead
Role: Lavinia Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Nurse Actor: Norris.

Dance: Mrs Bicknell, Miss Younger

Song: As17170204

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Boman, Miss Purden, Hilton


Mainpiece Title: The Old Batchelor

Performance Comment: As17190126, but Heartwell-Thurmond; Fondlewife-Norris; Setter-_; Laetitia-Mrs Thurmond.
Role: Heartwell Actor: Thurmond
Role: Fondlewife Actor: Norris
Role: Laetitia Actor: Mrs Thurmond.
Role: Araminta Actor: Mrs Garnet
Role: Bellmour Actor: Wilks
Role: Vainlove Actor: Booth
Role: Sharper Actor: Mills
Role: Setter Actor: Norris
Role: Sir Joseph Actor: Miller
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Bicknell
Role: Sylvia Actor: Miss Willis
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Saunders.

Afterpiece Title: The Stage Coach

Dance: Topham, Mrs Santlow, Miss Tenoe

Song: Mrs Boman

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs. Barbier. Admission as 3 March


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Song: Mrs Barbier, it being the First and only Time she will perform this Season in Publick

Event Comment: Benefit Norris Jr, Wright, Mrs Bowman


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Role: Cholerick Actor: Penkethman
Role: Carlos Actor: Wilks
Role: Clodio Actor: Cibber
Role: Antonio Actor: Shepard
Role: Charino Actor: Cross
Role: Sancho Actor: Norris
Role: Duart Actor: Walker
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Younger
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Horton.

Song: Mrs Bowman

Dance: Shaw, Thurmond Jr, Lally, Boval, Mrs Booth, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Tenoe, Miss Smith

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Purden and Newhouse. Receipts: money #24 6s.; tickets #54 12s


Mainpiece Title: The Emperor Of The Moon

Dance: Dupre, Nivelons, Glover, Newhouse, Pelling, Lanyon, Mrs Rogeir, Mrs Wall, Mrs Ogden; particularly Flag Dance-Nivelon Sr; Running Footman's Dance-Nivelon, Mrs Roger; Stripping Dance-Newhouse, Mrs Rogier

Song: Mrs Chambers; In Praise of Love and Wine-Leveridge, Legare

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Oldfield. By Their Royal Highnesses' Command


Mainpiece Title: The Constant Couple

Role: Vizard Actor: Wilks Jr.
Role: Sir Harry Actor: Wilks
Role: Lady Lurewell Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Standard Actor: Mills
Role: Smugler Actor: Johnson
Role: Beau Clincher Actor: Miller
Role: Young Clincher Actor: Williams
Role: Dicky Actor: Norris
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Booth.

Dance: Mrs Booth, Miss Robinson, Young Rainton

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Booth. At the particular Desire of several Ladies of Quality


Mainpiece Title: The Constant Couple

Role: Young Clincher Actor: Oates.
Role: Sir Harry Actor: Wilks
Role: Lady Lurewell Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Standard Actor: Mills
Role: Smugler Actor: Johnson
Role: Vizard Actor: Will. Mills
Role: Beau Clincher Actor: Miller
Role: Dicky Actor: Norris
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Booth.

Dance: Mrs Booth

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Violante's Daughter and Mr LaFevre, being the only Reward allow'd them for Performing the whole Season


Mainpiece Title: The Rivals

Role: Harlequin Actor: Lege
Role: Pantalon Actor: Wenpicollo
Role: Pantalon's Man Actor: Ribarwarle
Role: Genius Actor: Y. Vanture
Role: Landlord Actor: Pisard
Role: Columbine Actor: Mrs Violante
Role: Countrymen Actor: Gourroin, Millon
Role: Countrywomen Actor: Mrs Gilmarine, Mrs Volar
Role: Pierot Actor: Lalauze
Role: Egyptians Actor: Gambellon, Trimuer
Role: Gypsies Actor: Miss Violante, Miss Gaurie, Miss Malloin
Role: Devils Actor: Vollan, Goudain.

Dance: Mrs Violante, Francisco