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Event Comment: [Mrs Ward was from the Manchester theatre.] Afterpiece: To conclude with a perspective Representation of the Grand Camp at Cox-Heathv [see 15 Oct. 1778. This was included in all subsequent performances.]. Receipts: #225 11s. (179.2.0; 44.19.6; 1.9.6)


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Performance Comment: Hastings-Brereton (1st appearance in that character); Gloster-Aickin; Bellmour-Packer; Ratcliff-R. Palmer; Catesby-Phillimore; Derby-Chaplin; Shore-Bensley; Alicia-Mrs Ward (1st appearance on this stage); Jane Shore-Mrs Crawford.
Role: Alicia Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Mrs Crawford.

Afterpiece Title: The Camp

Performance Comment: Gage-Parsons; O'Daub-Moody; Mons. Bluard-Baddeley; Sir Harry Bouquet (1st time)-R. Palmer; William (1st time)-Du-Bellamy; Serjeant Drill-Bannister; Nancy-Miss Kirby; Nell-Mrs Wrighten; The other Characters-Burton, Wrighten, Wright, Chaplin, Holcroft, Fawcett, Phillimore, Norris, Griffiths, Nash, Mrs Cuyler, Miss Simson, Miss Collett.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. Afterpiece: Never acted there before. Mainpiece: Not acted this season. Mrs Ward having been defrauded of a number of Tickets for the above play, those sold at the door will not be admitted. [Afterpiece is John Lee's alteration of Wycherley's play into two acts. See dl 26 April 1765.] @Receipts #74 2s. 6d.@House charges #63@Candles #1 5s.@Extra: Kettle drum 5s.@Side Drum 2s.@Wardrobe #1 9s.@Total #66 1s.@Balance due Mrs Ward #8 1s. 6d.@Tickets 115 129 179 #66@Money #74 2s. 6d.@Total value of House #140 2s. 6d. (Account Book). [Mrs Ward seems to have profited only to the extent of #74 1s. 6d.


Mainpiece Title: All For Love; Or, The World Well Lost

Performance Comment: Antony-Smith; Ventidius-Gibson; Dolabella-Clarke; Alexas-Dyer; Serapion-Gardner; Octavia-Mrs Ward; Charmion-Mrs Stephens; Iras-Miss Mills; Cleopatra-Mrs Yates, for that night only; In Act III, A Dance of the Egyptians, incident to the play,-Arnauld, Miss Valois.
Role: Octavia Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Charmion Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Cleopatra Actor: Mrs Yates, for that night only

Afterpiece Title: The Country Wife

Performance Comment: Pinchwife-Clarke; Sparkish-Dyer; Dorilant-Davis; Harcourt-Casey; Alithea-Mrs DuBellamy; Country Wife-Miss Ward.
Role: Alithea Actor: Mrs DuBellamy
Role: Country Wife Actor: Miss Ward.

Dance: End: The Highland Reel, as17680307

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. [The Public Advertiser assigns Montague twice--to Redman and to Lewis. Redman probably correct.


Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Performance Comment: As17631229, but Apothecary-Holtom; Juliet-Miss Ward, first appearance any stage; Minuet-Duquesney, Miss Twist; Solemn Dirge-Miss Poitier; Lady Capulet (that Night only)-Mrs Ward; +Occasional Prologue-Mrs Ward.

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Role: Citizen Actor: Woodward
Related Works
Related Work: The Citizen Turned Gentleman Author(s): Edward Ravenscroft

Dance: TThe Calabrian Peasants, as17631222

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Never acted there. Neville MS Diary: Both theatres opened again with The English Merchant. Went into the Pit of cg. Shuter did Freeport pretty well, but had not that appearance of blunt honesty which Yates has in that character....I like Miss Pope better in Molly than Mrs Mattocks. Mrs Goodman by Mrs Ward, who is a very different figure now from what she was some years ago. Her daughter did Amelia pretty well, but has a stiffiness and an indifferent voice. End Act III, The Irish Lilt-The celebrated dancer Aldridge, Sga Manesiere. Entertainment Harlequin Dr Faustus. I hope this emulation between the 2 Houses will cause exertion. Receipts: #146 8s. 6d. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The English Merchant

Performance Comment: Freeport-Shuter; Spatter-Woodward; Lord Falbridge-Bensley; Owen-Gibson; La France-Quick; Sir Wm. Douglas-Powell; 1st time; Mrs Goodman-Mrs Ward; Molly-Mrs Mattocks; Lady Alton-Mrs Bellamy; Amelia-Miss Ward.
Role: Spatter Actor: Woodward
Role: Mrs Goodman Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Molly Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Lady Alton Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: Amelia Actor: Miss Ward.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Dr Faustus

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Woodward; Others-Legg, Mrs Baker, Morris, Banks, DuBellamy, Wignell, Dibdin, Weller, Holtom, Mrs Copin, Baker, Mrs Lampe, Miss Helm, Mrs Dyer, Mrs Bulkley; Dances-LaRiviere, Arnauld, Miss Valois, Fishar.

Dance: III: The Irish Lilt, as17670921

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. Public Advertiser, 22 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Ward, No. 44, corner of Broad-court, Drury-lane. Receipts: #218 2s. 6d. (50/14/0; 32/11/0; 0/9/6; tickets: 134/8/0) (charge: #105 15s.)


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

Performance Comment: Atall-King; Careless-Brereton; Clerimont-Barrymore; Old Wilful-Wrighten; Sir Harry Atall-Fawcett; Dr Blister-Wilson; Rhubarb-Chaplin; Finder-R. Palmer; Supple-Suett; Sir Solomon Sadlife-Parsons; Lady Dainty-Mrs Ward; Sylvia-Mrs Brereton; Clarinda-Mrs Wilson; Wishwell-Mrs Wrighten; Lady Sadlife-Miss Farren .
Role: Lady Dainty Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Brereton
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Wishwell Actor: Mrs Wrighten

Afterpiece Title: The Toy Shop

Performance Comment: Master of the Toyshop-Kemble; the other Characters by Suett, R. Palmer, Chaplin, Phillimore; Miss Tidswell, Miss Barnes, Mrs Wilson . the other Characters by Suett, R. Palmer, Chaplin, Phillimore; Miss Tidswell, Miss Barnes, Mrs Wilson .

Afterpiece Title: Bon Ton

Song: End of 1st piece Stand to your guns, my hearts of oak by Bannister

Monologue: 1785 04 25 End of Act IV of 1st piece, as 11 Apr

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. Mainpiece: Not acted these 4 Years. [See 18 Nov. 1766.] Charges #64 5s. Balance to Mrs Ward #67 18s. plus #28 13s. from Tickets (Box 33; Pit 84; Gallery 78) (Account Book). Receipts: #132 3s


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

Performance Comment: Essex-Kniveton, first appearance this stage; Southampton-Wroughton; Burleigh-Gibson; Sir Walter Raleigh-R. Smith; Lieut.-Fox; Rutland-Mrs Bellamy; Nottingham-Mrs Vincent; Queen Elizabeth-Mrs Ward.
Role: Rutland Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: Nottingham Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Queen Elizabeth Actor: Mrs Ward.

Afterpiece Title: The Cheats of Scapin

Performance Comment: Scapin (By Particular Desire)-Kniveton; Thrifty-Cushing; Gripe-Quick; Shift-Wignell; Leander-Davis; Sly-Bates; Octavian-Thompson; Clara-Mrs Evans; Lucia-Miss Ogilvie.
Role: Clara Actor: Mrs Evans

Ballet: End: The Wapping Landlady. and Double Hornpipe. As17700420

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. Mainpiece: Not acted this season. Afterpiece: A comedy of one act by Mrs Cibber not acted these 12 years. [See 2 May 1753.] None admitted behind Scenes


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

Performance Comment: Alexander-Ross; Lysimachus-White; Clytus-Gibson; Hephestion-Dyer; Cassander-Clarke; Polyperchon-Tindal; Aristander-Perry; Perdicas-Davis; Thessalus-Anderson; Roxana (with Epilogue in character)-Mrs Ward; Sysigambis-Mrs Vincent; Parisatis-Miss Vincent; Statira-Miss Ward; 1st time. In which will be introduc'd The Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon-.
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Statira Actor: Miss Ward

Afterpiece Title: The Oracle

Performance Comment: Oberon-Dyer; Fairy Queen-Mrs Ward; Cynthia-Miss Ward; dance incident to the piece,-Arnauld, Leppie, Miss Twist.
Role: Fairy Queen Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Cynthia Actor: Miss Ward

Dance: III: The Sicilian Peasants, as17641001; End: A Hornpipe-Miss Pitt

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Ward. The Country Mad-Cap [announced on playbill of 5 May] is obliged to be set aside on account of Mrs Pitt's indisposition. Tickets delivered for Alexander the Great, for Saturday, May 3, will be admitted. Public Advertiser, 22 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mr and Mrs Ward at Stacy's, No. 76, the Corner of Long-acre, Drury-lane. Receipts: #197 18s. (82.10; tickets: 115.8) (charge: #66 1s.)


Mainpiece Title: The Grecian Daughter

Performance Comment: As17770331but Euphrasia-Mrs Ward (1st appearance in that character).
Role: 770331but Euphrasia Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Philotas Actor: Ward
Role: Euphrasia Actor: Mrs Barry.

Afterpiece Title: The Country Wife

Dance: End: All in the Downs, as17770425

Song: As17770505

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. Tickets delivered for the 26th will be admitted. Public Advertiser. 11 May: Tickets [for 26 May] to be had of Mrs Ward, No. 12, Catherine-street, Strand. Mainpiece: Never performed there. Afterpiece: Not acted these 2 years. Receipts: #234 13s. 6d. (29.3.0; 15.2.0; 1.0.6; tickets: 189.8.0) (charge: #108 0s. 4d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Follies Of A Day; Or, The Marriage Of Figaro

Performance Comment: Count Almaviva-Bannister Jun.; Antonio-Parsons; Don Guzman-Baddeley; Doctor Bartholo-Suett; Bazil-Phillimore; Doublefee-Hollingsworth; Bounce-Alfred; Courier-Jones; Servant-Lyons; Page (with a song)-Miss Romanzini; Figaro-Wroughton; Countess-Mrs Ward; Marcelina-Mrs Hopkins; Agnes-Miss Stageldoir; Susan-Miss Farren.
Role: Countess Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Marcelina Actor: Mrs Hopkins

Afterpiece Title: The Gentle Shepherd

Performance Comment: Patie (1st time)-Kelly; Roger (1st time)-Dignum; Symon-Moody; Sir William Worthy-Aickin; Glaud-Suett; Bauldy-Dodd; Jenny (1st time)-Miss Romanzini; Mause-Mrs Love; Madge-Mrs Booth; Peggy (1st time)-Mrs Crouch.
Role: Mause Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Madge Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Peggy Actor: Mrs Crouch.

Dance: III: a Dance-the young D'Egvilles, Miss Blanchet, Miss DeCamp; End I afterpiece: Highland Reel-Hamoir, Keen, Miss Stageldoir

Entertainment: Monologue. End: as17890430

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. Last time of performing Mainpiece this season. Tickets to be had of Mrs Ward, next door to the Chapel in Little Wild-Street, near Drury Lane; and at the Stage Door of the Theatre, where places for the boxes may be taken. Receipts: #130 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Performance Comment: As17520123, but Hero-Mrs Ward; Antonio-_; Friar-_; Borachio-_; Verges-_; Conrade-_; Town Clerk-_; Sexton-_.
Role: Hero Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Margaret Actor: Mrs Havard.
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Pritchard

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Role: Trappolin Actor: Woodward
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Bennet.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. To prevent any interruption in the performance, there will be No Building on Stage. N.B. Tickets to be had of Mrs Ward, at Mr Dean's in Queen St., Soho; and of Mr Sarjant, at the Stage Door, where Places may be taken


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: As17630111, but Louisa-Mrs Ward, 1st time.
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Ward, 1st time.
Role: Clodio Actor: Woodward
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Vincent

Afterpiece Title: The Englishman in Paris

Role: Buck Actor: Woodward
Role: Mrs Subtle Actor: Mrs Pitt

Dance: I: The Jealous Woodcutter, as17621023

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Ward. Receipts: #135 2s. (23/6; 13/18; 0/5; tickets: 97/13) (charge: #107 12s. 11d.)


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man; Or, The Fop's Fortune

Performance Comment: Carlos-Kemble (1st appearance in that character); Antonio-Baddeley; Charino-Waldron; Don Duart-Barrymore; Sancho-Suett; Governor-Packer; Monsieur-Burton; Page-Miss Heard; Jaqucs-Wright; Officer-Phillimore; Clodio (alias Don Dismalo Thickscullo de Half Witto)-Ward; Don Lewis (alias Don Choleric Snapshorto de Testy)-Parsons (Their 1st appearance in those characters); Angelina-Mrs Brereton; Elvira-Miss E. Kemble; Honoria-Miss Tidswell; Louisa-Mrs Ward .
Role: Clodio Actor: Ward
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Brereton
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Ward

Afterpiece Title: A Medley

Performance Comment: Scene I. A Chamber. As Scene III, 7 May. Scene II. As Scene III, 26 Apr. Scene III. A Garden. As Scene IV, 3 May. Scene IV. Inside of a Playhouse. Bucks have at ye all by Ward. To conclude with The Jovial Sailors, as17840320athi .

Afterpiece Title: Duke and No Duke

Role: Rose Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Miss Dorothy Evergreen Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Officer's Widow Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Old Woman Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Hedges

Dance: End of Act I of mainpiece, as17840311athi

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. Morning Herald, 24 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Ward, No. 12, Catherine-street, Strand. Receipts: #266 12s. 6d. (59/8/0; 30/19/0; 3/5/6; tickets: 173/0/0) (charge: #106 8s.)


Mainpiece Title: A Trip To Scarborough

Performance Comment: As17860109, but Amanda-Mrs Ward (1st appearance in that character) .
Role: Amanda Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Miss Hoyden Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Love

Afterpiece Title: The Humourist

Dance: End of Singing The Provencalle, as17850922

Song: End of mainpiece Stand to your Guns, my Hearts of Oak by Bannister

Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill retains Miss Farren, "but on account of the sudden indisposition of Miss Farren her part in the play was read by Mrs Ward, who gave it with great effect, and having studied Miss Farren's manner, was a very tolerable substitute" (Diary, 2 May).] Afterpiece [1st time; C 3, by John Philip Kemble]: Taken from [The Country Lasses; or] The Custom of the Manor [by Charles Johnson]. Diary, 6 May 1789: This Day is published The Farm House (1s.). And see 6 May. Receipts: #165 3s. (125.12.0; 34.18.6; 4.12.6)


Mainpiece Title: False Appearances

Performance Comment: As17890420, but Countess-read by Mrs Ward; Prologue as17890420 Epilogue-Mrs Ward?.

Afterpiece Title: The Farm House

Performance Comment: Characters-Wroughton, Suett, Whitfield, Fawcett, Phillimore, Alfred, Aickin, Mrs Kemble, Mrs Jordan. Cast from text (J. Debrett, 1789): Modely-Wroughton; Shacklefigure-Suett; Heartwell-Whitfield; Sir John English-Fawcett; Constables-Phillimore, Alfred; Freehold-Aickin; Flora-Mrs Kemble; Aura-Mrs Jordan.
Event Comment: Benefit for Whitfield and Mrs Ward. Afterpiece [1st time; F 2, by-Fernside, for whose authorship see Kemble Mem., based partly on Love's Cure; or, The Martial Maid, probably by Philip Massinger. Incidental music by Richard Suett]. Public Advertiser, 15 May: Tickets to be had of Whitfield, under the Great Piazza; of Mrs Ward; No. 6, York-street, Covent-Garden. Morning Herald, 12 June 1793: This day is published The Female Duellist (1s.). Receipts: #469 13s. 6d. (51.4.0; 33.9.0; 8.4.0; tickets: 376.16.6) (charge: #158 17s. 2d.)


Mainpiece Title: At King's A Trip To Scarborough

Performance Comment: As17930417, but Lory-Baddeley; Shoemaker-Benson; Countryman-Jones; Amanda-Mrs Ward.
Role: Amanda Actor: Mrs Ward.
Role: Mrs Coupler Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Miss Hoyden Actor: Mrs Jordan.

Afterpiece Title: The Female Duellist

Performance Comment: Characters by Whitfield, Suett, Caulfield, Hollingsworth, Bannister Jun., Bland, Mrs Jordan, Miss Collins, Miss Tidswell. Cast from text (J. Owen, 1793): Claudio-Whitfield; Don Alvarez-Suett; Antonio-Caulfield; Don Zanchio-Hollingsworth; Bombardo-Bannister Jun.; Pedrez-Bland; Clara (disguised as Lucio )-Mrs Jordan; Aurelia-Miss Collins; Jaquenet-Miss Tidswell.
Role: Clara Actor: Mrs Jordan

Song: End: As on the pleasant banks of Tweed-Master Welsh

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward


Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Performance Comment: As17660220, but Lady Capulet-Mrs Ward; Juliet-Miss Ward; Apothecary-Holtom; Peter-Weller; Balthazar-R. Smith; Montague-Redman (playbill).

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Role: Apprentice Actor: Woodward
Role: Charlotte Actor: Mrs Evans.

Dance: II: Hornpipe-Miss Pitt; End: The Sicilian Peasants, as17660311

Event Comment: "When Brabantio speaks to Iago and Roderigo from the Window, Aickin should not show to the audience that he stands upon a Ladder, which he manifestly does, by getting down first, and pulling the Window down after him ... Mrs Ward and Mrs Hopkins seemed to have forgot their Engagement on the Stage, and dressed themselves for a Card Party ... frizzed, hooped and fly-capp'd" (Public Advertiser, 4 Oct.). [Afterpiece: Prologue by George Colman, the elder.] Receipts: #152 0s. 6d. (107/7/0; 44/11/0; 0/2/6)


Mainpiece Title: Othello

Performance Comment: Othello-Farren; Roderigo-Dodd; Cassio-Palmer; Brabantio-Aickin; Lodovico-Packer; Duke-Chaplin; Montano-Norris; Gratiano-Wrighten; Iago-Bcnsley; Emilia-Mrs Hopkins; Desdemona-Mrs Ward .
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Desdemona Actor: Mrs Ward

Afterpiece Title: Bon Ton; or, High Life above Stairs

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. [Afterpiece in place of Who's the Dupe?, announced on playbill of 1 May.] Receipts: #165 12s. (48/1; 17/7; 0/13; tickets: 99/11) (charge: #110 12s. 7d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Fair Quaker; Or, The Humours Of The Navy

Performance Comment: Commodore Flip-Moody; Captain Mizen-Dodd; Capt. Worthy-Brereton; Lieut. Cribbage-Williames; Sir Charles Pleasant-R. Palmer; Rovewell-Phillimore; Lieut. Easy-Norris; Deny-Burton; Cockswain-Wrighten; Hatchway (with a song)-Staunton; Binnacle-Parsons; Arabella Zeal Cist time)-Mrs Bulkley; Belinda-Mrs Ward; Jenny Private-Miss Hale; Jiltup-Mrs Granger; Dorcas Zeal-Miss Pope .
Role: Hatchway Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Jiltup Actor: Mrs Granger
Related Works
Related Work: The Fair Quaker; or, The Humours of the Navy Author(s): Edward Thompson

Afterpiece Title: All the World's a Stage

Dance: In mainpiece The Merry Sailors, with a Double Hornpipe, by the Miss Stageldoirs

Song: In mainpiece Rule Britannia by Williames, Chapman, &c

Monologue: 1783 05 02 End of mainpiece The Picture of a Playhouse; or, Bucks have at Ye All by Palmer

Event Comment: Mainpiece: With a New Scene and New Dresses. Afterpiece [1st time; CO 2, by Charles Dibdin and Edward Thompson. Thompson's name does not appear on the title-page of the text; it has been added by J. P. Kemble on the half-title of his copy now in the Huntington Library]: The Music chiefly composed by Dibdin [Public Advertiser, 15 Nov.: Three of the airs and the finale were composed by Samuel Arnold; one air by John Abraham Fisher]. With New Scenes [ibid: by Dall, Richards, and Carver], Dresses and Decorations. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Account-Book, 7 Feb. 1777: Paid Dibdin in full for copyright of the Seraglio #20; ibid, 2 June 1777: Received of Cooper for Songs & Books sold of The Seraglio #19 10s. 9d. [Mrs Ward was from the Birmingham theatre]. Receipts: #221 11s. 6d. (219.7.0; 2.4.6)


Mainpiece Title: Ethelinda; Or, The Royal Convert

Performance Comment: Hengist-Wroughton; Seofrid-Hull; Offa-Whitefield; Oswald-Robson; Priest-L'Estrange; Officers-Fearon, Booth, Davis, Thompson; Aribert-Lewis; Rodogune-Mrs Ward (1st appearance on this stage); Ethelinda-Mrs Hartley.
Role: Rodogune Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Ethelinda Actor: Mrs Hartley.

Afterpiece Title: The Seraglio

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Mattocks, Reinhold, Quick, Dunstall, Leoni, Miss Dayes, Mrs Green, A Young Lady (who never appeared on any stage) (Miss Wewitzer), Miss Brown. Cast from text (T. Evans, 1776): Abdallah-Mattocks; Reef-Reinhold; Venture-Quick; Goodwill-Dunstall; Frederick-Leoni; Hassan-Baker; Gunnel-Bates; Williams-Thompson; Polly-Miss Dayes; Curtis-Mrs Green; Elmira-Miss Wewitzer; Lydia-Miss Brown.
Role: Curtis Actor: Mrs Green
Related Works
Related Work: The Seraglio Author(s): Edward Thompson

Music: V: the Original Music for the Sacrifice by Purcell-

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. 2nd piece [1st time; INT 1]. Receipts: #247 15s. 6d. (40.8.0; 17.2.0; 1.1.6; tickets: 189.4.0) (charge: #114 17s. 6d.)


Mainpiece Title: All In The Wrong

Performance Comment: Sir John Restless-Wroughton; Beverley-Kemble; Sir William Belmont-Phillimore; Young Belmont-Barrymore; Mr Blandford-Packer; Robert-Waldron; Brush-Burton; Lady Restless-Mrs Ward; Belinda-Miss Farren; Clarissa-Miss Collins; Tattle-Mrs Wilson; Tippet-Miss Barnes; Marmalet-Miss Tidswell.
Role: Lady Restless Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Tattle Actor: Mrs Wilson

Afterpiece Title: Taste; or, Frolicks of Fancy

Related Works
Related Work: Marforio, being a Comi-Tragical Farce, called The Critick of Taste; or, A Tale of a Tub, with Characters of Singlewit, Drawcansir, Modern, Drapper, Buskin, Propter, the Great Mogul, Dunceada, Prince Prettyman, Common Sense, the Embryo of Common Sense, Lorg Haranguewell, Falarini, Signior Tweedledum, Signior Tweedledee, Prologues, Senators, Patriots, Courtiers, Fidlers, Eunucks, Gentleman Usher, Ghosts, and Chorus of Ghosts Author(s): Edward Phillips

Afterpiece Title: Arthur and Emmeline

Role: Venus Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Page Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Countess Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Marcelina Actor: Mrs Hopkins

Entertainment: Monologue. Previous: British Loyalty, as17900423; to conclude with: God save the King-Dignum, Williames, Danby

Event Comment: Benefit for the Orphan Daughters of the late Mr Wrighten, prompter. [In mainpiece the playbill retains Mrs Kemble as Charlotte, but "Mrs Ward read Charlotte " (Thespian Magazine, June 1793, p. 3).] Receipts: #548 12s. 6d. (137.4.6; 32.11.0; 2.17.0; tickets: 376.0;0) (charge: #147 11s. 6d.)


Mainpiece Title: At King's The Gamester

Performance Comment: As17930129, but Beverley-Barrymore; Charlotte read by-Mrs Ward.
Role: Charlotte read by Actor: Mrs Ward.
Role: Mrs Beverley Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Charlotte Actor: Mrs Kemble
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Heard.

Afterpiece Title: The Romp

Performance Comment: Young Cockney-Dodd; Barnacle-Suett; Old Cockney-Fawcett; Capt. Sightly-Dignum; Richard-Maddocks; Servant-Webb; Priscella Tomboy-Mrs Jordan; Penelope-Miss DeCamp; Miss La Blond-Miss Heard.
Role: Priscella Tomboy Actor: Mrs Jordan
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward


Mainpiece Title: Don Sebastian

Performance Comment: As17490111, but Almeyda-Mrs Ward, 1st time.
Role: Almeyda Actor: Mrs Ward, 1st time.
Role: Johayma Actor: Mrs Bambridge
Role: Morayma Actor: Mrs Hale

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Performance Comment: As17480923, but Sharp-Mr Achurch from York; Kitty Pry-Mrs Ward.
Role: Kitty Pry Actor: Mrs Ward.

Dance: J. Granier, J. Granier's sister; by Particular Desire the Drunken Peasant-Phillips

Event Comment: Benefit for Grimaldi and Aldridge. Tickets deliver'd by Tassoni will be taken. Mr Yates being ill Mrs Ward was borrow'd to play Belvidera (Hopkins). Receipts: #53 18s. (MacMillan); charges: #64 4s. [Deficit to Grimaldi and Aldridge: #10 6s.


Mainpiece Title: Venice Preserv'd

Performance Comment: As17640313 but Belvidera-Mrs Ward from cg.
Role: Belvidera Actor: Mrs Ward from cg.

Afterpiece Title: Fortunatus

Related Works
Related Work: Fortunatus Author(s): Henry Woodward

Dance: II: By desire, a Hornpipe-Miss Rogers; III: A New Dance call'd the Running Footman-Aldridge, Miss Baker; End: The Cow@Keepers-Grimaldi, Miss Rogers

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Ward. The Clandestine Marriage [advertised on playbill of 9 May] is obliged to be deferred, on Account of the Indisposition of Parsons. Receipts: #209 18s. 6d. (36.13.0; 12.11.6; 0.10.0; tickets: 160.4.0) (charge: #109 15s. 9d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Heiress

Role: Miss Alton Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Mrs Blandish Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Mrs Sagely Actor: Mrs Booth
Related Works
Related Work: The Welch Heiress Author(s): Edward Jerningham

Afterpiece Title: Comus

Performance Comment: As17880428, but The Lady-Mrs Ward; Bacchants-_.
Role: The Lady Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Sweet Echo Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Euphrosyne Actor: Mrs Crouch.

Dance: As17880313

Event Comment: [As mainpiece the playbill announces the 8th night of Better Late than Never (see 20 Jan.), but "The Play was to have been Better Late. I was hoarse, & could not act. Miss Farren refus'd to play Berinthia. Mrs Ward acted it for her" (Kemble Mem.).] Receipts: #253 6s. 6d. (208.6.0; 41.9.0; 3.6.6; tickets not come in: 0.5.0)


Mainpiece Title: A Trip To Scarborough

Performance Comment: See17901018, but Berinthia-Mrs Ward.
Role: Berinthia Actor: Mrs Ward.

Afterpiece Title: The Fairy Favour