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Event Comment: A New Opera. [Librettist not known. Music by Handel.] London Daily Post and General Advertiser, 13 May: Last Night was perform'd ... Atalanta which was a new Set of Scenes painted in Honour to this Happy Union, which took up the full length of the Stage: The Fore-part of the Scene represented an Avenue to the Temple of Hymen, adorn'd with Figures of several Heathen Deities. Next was a Triumphal Arch on the Top of which were the Arms of their Royal Highnesses, over which was placed a Princely Coronet. Under the Arch was the Figure of Fame, on a Cloud, sounding the Praises of this Happy Pair. The Names Fredericus and Augusta appear'd above in transparent Characters. Thro' the Arch was seen a Pediment supported by four Columns, on which stood two Cupids embracing, and supporting the Feathers, in a Princely Coronet, the Royal Ensign of the Prince of Wales. At the farther End was a View of Hymen's Temple, and the Wings were adorn'd with the Loves and Graces bearing Hymenael Torches, and putting Fire to Incense in Urns, to be ofter'd up upon this Joyful Union. The Opera concluded with a Grand Chorus, during which several beautiful Illuminations were display'd. . . . There were present their Majesties, the Duke, and the Four Princesses


Mainpiece Title: Atalanta: In Honour Of The Royal Nuptials Of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince And Princess Of Wales

Performance Comment: Cast not listed, but edition of 1736 lists: Atalanta-Signora Strada; Meleager-Gioachino Conti, called Egizzielli; Irene-Signora Maria Negri; Amintas-Beard; Nicander-Waltz; Mercury-Reinhold .
Role: : Atalanta Actor: Signora Strada
Role: Meleager Actor: Gioachino Conti, called Egizzielli
Role: Irene Actor: Signora Maria Negri
Role: Amintas Actor: Beard
Role: Nicander Actor: Waltz
Role: Mercury Actor: Reinhold
Event Comment: By His Majesty's Command. [The King, Prince and Princess of Wales present.


Mainpiece Title: Arlequin Prince By Enchantment; With His Comical Cavalcade And Taken Up In The Air By Daemons; Or, The Loves Of Pantalon And Argentine, His Imprisonment And Condemnation To The Gallies

Dance: As17260928

Event Comment: By Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark

Role: Laertes Actor: W. Mills.
Role: Ghost Actor: Boman
Role: Gravediggers Actor: _Macklin.
Role: Ostric Actor: Macklin
Role: Hamlet Actor: Milward
Role: King Actor: Quin
Role: Horatio Actor: Este
Role: Polonius Actor: Griffin
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Clive

Afterpiece Title: The Fall of Phaeton

Role: Harlequin Actor: Philips
Role: Colombine Actor: Miss Mann
Role: Turk Actor: Thurmond
Role: Morocco Servant Actor: Mechlin.
Event Comment: Benefit Essex. By Command of Their Royal Highness the Prince and Princess of Wales. [Tickets at Essex's Lodgings, Bow Street.


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark

Role: Polonius Actor: Taswell.
Role: Hamlet Actor: Milward
Role: King Actor: Mills
Role: Ghost Actor: Quin
Role: Laertes Actor: Wright
Role: Ostrick Actor: Macklin
Role: Horatio Actor: Havard
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Gravediggers Actor: Johnson, Ray.

Afterpiece Title: The Tragedy of Tragedies

Dance: I: Le Tambourine-Mlle Chateauneuf; III: Comic Pantomime Dance-Lalauze, Mlle Chateauneuf; IV: Muilment; V: La Matelote-Desnoyer, Mlle Chateauneuf

Music: Kettle Drum-Master Ferg

Song: II: Beard

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; MD 3, by Prince Hoare. Larpent MS 1126; not published; synopsis of plot in Monthly Magazine, May 1796, p. 320]: With new Scenes, Dresses, Decorations, &c. The Musick principally composed by the late Mr Storace [who had died on 19 Mar.], with a few Selections from Paisiello, Haydn and Sarti. [Grove, under Storace, states that the music was completed and prepared for the stage by Kelly and Sga Storace.] The Scenes designed and executed by Marinari and assistants. The Dresses by Johnston, Gay and Miss Rein. Books of the Songs to be had in the Theatre. "It was exceedingly tedious the first night, not being over till eleven o'clock. Since, it has been prudently cut down, and yet has lost nothing. A prologue, written on the very morning of representation, deploring the loss of the composer, was spoken (perfectly) by the last unfortunate Benson [for whom see 9 June. It was written by Hoare (Universal Magazine, May 1796, p. 362), and Was perhaps spoken only on the 1st night; it is not listed on any playbill]" (Monthly Magazine, May 1796, p. 320). "In short, possessing all the science of Harrison, the melody of Incledon, and the pleasing articulation of the late Mrs Kennedy, we have no hesitation in pronouncing [Braham] the first public singer of the present day. He was three times encored. His action is indifferent, and his dialogue scarcely audible" (Morning Herald, 2 May). Receipts: #297 14s. (258.10.6; 38.19.6; 0.4.0)


Mainpiece Title: Mahmoud; Or, The Prince Of Persia

Performance Comment: [Characters-Aickin, Kemble, Braham (1st appearance on any stage i.e. as an actor, not a singer]), Packer, Suett, Bannister Jun., Kelly, Dignum, Sedgwick, Maddocks, Cooke, Caulfield, Evans, Webb, Trueman, Wentworth, Phillimore, Banks, Master Gregson, Miss Menage, Miss Leak, Miss Miller, Mrs Bland, Sga Storace; Cast from Songs (no pub., 1796): Sultan-Aickin; Mahmoud-Kemble; Noureddin-Braham (whose 1st appearance on the stage was at cg, 21 Apr. 1787); Helim-Packer; Barakka-Suett; Abdoul Cassan-Bannister Jun.; Mossafer-Kelly; Hassan-Dignum; Malek-Sedgwick; Petitioners-Caulfield; Muley-Banks; Aladdin-Miss Menage; Balsora-Miss Leak; Zobeide-Miss Miller; Desra-Mrs Bland; Zelica-Sga Storace; unassigned-Maddocks, Cooke, Evans, Webb, Trueman, Wentworth, Phillimore, Master Gregson; General Chorus-Danby, J. Fisher, Welsh, Master DeCamp, Atkins, Boyce, Brown, Denman, Fisher, Tett, Aylmer, Caulfield Jun., Dibble, Gallot, Willoughby, Annereau, Bardoleau, Cook, Walker, Miss Arne, Mrs Boimaison, Mrs Bramwell, Mrs Butler, Miss Chatterley, Miss Jackson, Mrs Maddocks, Miss Mellon, Miss Stuart, Miss Wentworth. [Prologue, not listed on playbill, spoken by Benson.]Prologue, not listed on playbill, spoken by Benson.]
Related Works
Related Work: Mahmoud; or, The Prince of Persia Author(s): Prince Hoare

Afterpiece Title: All the World's a Stage

Event Comment: Both pieces by Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales


Mainpiece Title: King Henry Iv, Part Ii, With The Humours Of Falstaff

Performance Comment: Falstaff-Quin; King Henry-Gibson; Wales-Ryan; Achbp York-Bridgwater; Mowbray-Redman; Hastings-Anderson; Westmorland-Usher; Prince John-Ridout; Gloster-Baker; Clarence-Miss Hippisley; Poins-Bransby; Coleville-Elrington; Chief Justice-Sparks; Silence-Stoppelaer; Bardolph-Marten; Doll-Miss Haughton; Peto-Atkins; Shallow-Arthur; Bullcalf-Dunstall; Feeble-Collins; Mouldy-Bencraft; Shadow-Hacket; Pistol-Cushing; Hostess-Mrs Macklin.
Role: Falstaff Actor: Quin
Role: King Henry Actor: Gibson
Role: Wales Actor: Ryan
Role: Achbp York Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Mowbray Actor: Redman
Role: Hastings Actor: Anderson
Role: Westmorland Actor: Usher
Role: Prince John Actor: Ridout
Role: Gloster Actor: Baker
Role: Clarence Actor: Miss Hippisley
Role: Poins Actor: Bransby
Role: Coleville Actor: Elrington
Role: Chief Justice Actor: Sparks
Role: Silence Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Bardolph Actor: Marten
Role: Doll Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Peto Actor: Atkins
Role: Shallow Actor: Arthur
Role: Bullcalf Actor: Dunstall
Role: Feeble Actor: Collins
Role: Mouldy Actor: Bencraft
Role: Shadow Actor: Hacket
Role: Pistol Actor: Cushing
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Macklin.

Afterpiece Title: Perseus and Andromeda

Role: Cassiope Actor: Miss Young
Role: Amazons Actor: Miss _Young, Miss Davis, Miss _Morrison.
Role: Infernals Actor:
Role: Perseus Actor: Lowe
Role: Cepheus Actor: Waltz
Role: Aethiopian Actor: Baker
Role: Mercury Actor: Vincent
Role: Andromeda Actor: Miss Falkner
Role: Cyclops Actor: Roberts, Smith, Holtham, Bennet, Davis
Role: Harlequin Actor: Miles
Role: Hussar Actor: Bencraft
Role: Colombine Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Hussar's Servant Actor: Arthur
Role: Valet de Chambre Actor: Atkins
Role: Petit Maitre Actor: Lalauze
Role: Concluding with the Original Grand Dance Actor: .
Event Comment: By Command of Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. Mainpiece: Written by Shakespear. N.B. The Boxes, not being equal to the great Demand for Places, by particular Desire, two Rowes of the Pit will be Rail'd into the Boxes; and two large Side-Boxes will be form'd on the Stage for the Accommodation of Ladies only


Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Fourth, Part Ii

Performance Comment: See17380916, but Shallow-Cibber Sr; Falstaff-Quin; King-Milward; Prince-Mills; Pistol-Cibber Jr.
Role: Shallow Actor: Cibber Sr
Role: Falstaff Actor: Quin
Role: King Actor: Milward
Role: Prince Actor: Mills
Role: Pistol Actor: Cibber Jr.

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Role: Doctor Actor: Cibber Jr.
Event Comment: By Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. Benefit Macklin. Mainpiece: Written by Shakespear. [Tickets at Macklin's, No. 12, Wild Court.


Mainpiece Title: The Merchant Of Venice

Performance Comment: As17410214, but Prince of Arragon-_.
Role: Merchant Actor: Quin
Role: Bassanio Actor: Milward
Role: Gratiano Actor: Mills
Role: Shylock Actor: Macklin
Role: Launcelot Actor: Chapman
Role: Gobbo Actor: Johnson
Role: Solanio Actor: Berry
Role: Morochius Actor: Cashell
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Havard
Role: Prince of Arragon Actor: Turbutt
Role: Duke Actor: Winstone
Role: Tubal Actor: Taswell
Role: Salarino Actor: Ridout
Role: Portia Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Nerissa Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Jessica Actor: Miss Woodman.

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Role: Valentine Actor: Lowe.
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Bluff Actor: Macklin.

Dance: I: La Tambourine-Mlle Chateauneuf; II: Shepherds and Shepherdesses-Muilment, Mlle Chateauneuf; III: Les Caprices des Rebelles (new)-Mlle Maltere; IV: L'Allemande-Muilment, Mlle Chateauneuf; V: La Rose Boree et Ziphirs (new)-Maltere, Mlle Maltere

Event Comment: The Duke's Company. This play apparently was not printed. Pepys, Diary: and then with my wife by coach to the Duke's house, and there saw The German Princess acted, by the woman herself; but never was any thing so well done in earnest, worse performed in jest upon the stage; and indeed the whole play, abating the drollery of him that acts her husband, is very simple, unless here and there a witty sprinkle or two


Mainpiece Title: The German Princess

Performance Comment: Princess-Mary Carleton?.
Role: Princess Actor: Mary Carleton?.
Event Comment: [Prince and Princess of Wales present.]


Mainpiece Title: Orpheus

Event Comment: Prince and Princess of Wales expected to attend


Mainpiece Title: Adriano

Event Comment: [Prince and Princess of Wales present.]


Mainpiece Title: The Tender Husband

Afterpiece Title: The Honest Yorkshireman

Event Comment: [Prince and Princess of Wales present.]


Mainpiece Title: The Funeral

Event Comment: Rich's Company. The date of the first production is not known, but A Comparison between the Two Stages (1702) (pp. 21-23) implies that this work preceded Rinaldo and Armida (performed at lif probably in November 1698). The Island Princess was not published until 1699 (the Masque being advertised in the Post Boy, 7-9 Feb. 1698@9, and the Opera in the Flying Post, 7-9 March 1698@9). A Comparison between the Two Stages (1702), pp. 21-22: Sullen: The old House have a Bawble offer'd 'em, made out of Fletcher's Island Princess, sometime after alter'd by Mr Tate, and now erected into an Opera by Motteux: The Actors labour at this like so many Galley Slaves at an Oar, they call in the Fiddle, the Voice, the Painter, and the Carpenter to help 'em; and what neither the Poet nor the Player cou'd do, the Mechanick must do for him:...but as I was saying-the Opera now possesses the Stage, and after a hard struggle, at length it prevail'd, and something more than Charges came in every Night: The Quality, who are always Lovers of good Musick, flock hither, and by almost a total revolt from the other House, give this new Life, and set it in some eminency above the New; this was a sad mortification to the old Stagers in Lincolns-Inn-fields. For a poem, The Confederates; or the first Happy Day of the Island Princess, see Poem on Affairs of State, 1703, II, 248-50


Mainpiece Title: The Island Princess; Or, The Generous Portuguese

Performance Comment: The performers are listed in Add. MSS. 15, 318, and in a printed version, The Four Seasons; or, Love in every Age (1699). These two sources are essentially similar, but as they occasionally supplement each other, the following is a composite of the two sources: Prologue-Mr Powell; The Epilogue-Penkethman, Mrs Rogers; Prologue to The Four Seasons-Mr Leveridge; Armusia-Powell; Ruidias-Mills; Piniero-Thomas; King of Tidero-Evans; Governor or Tyrant-Johnson; King of Bokam-Bullock; Prince of Syana-Mrs Kent; Quisara-Mrs Rogers; Panura-Mrs Wilkins; Act II: A Masque The Music by Daniel Purcel. The Words fitted to the Notes by the Author-Leveridge, Freeman, Pate, Miss Campion, Magnus's Boy, Miss Lindsey; Act III: A Song set by Daniel Purcell-; Act IV: A Dialogue between a Clown and his Wife set by Leveridge-Pate, Leveridge; An Incantation set by Mr D. Purcell-Bowen, Freeman, Pate; The Enthusiastick Song Set by Mr Leveridge-Mr Leveridge; Act V: The Four Seasons Set by Mr Jeremy Clarke-Leveridge, Freeman, Miss Campion, Magnus's Boy, Miss Lindsey, Pate, Crossfield.
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; MF 2, by John O'Keeffe, based on Le Rival Suppose, by Germain Francois Poulain de Saint-Foix. It was written in honor of the 21st birthday, 12 Aug., of the Prince of Wales. Prologue by George Colman, the elder (Colman, Prose, m, 248)]: The Overture by Dr Arnold. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Public Advertiser, 2 Oct. 1783: This Day is published The Birth Day (1s.)


Mainpiece Title: The Separate Maintenance

Afterpiece Title: The Birth Day; or, The Prince of Arragon

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Palmer, Williamson, Wilson; Miss George, Mrs Bannister. [Cast from text (T. Cadell, 1783): Prince of Arragon-Palmer; Don Frederick-Williamson; Don Leopold-Wilson; Fiorina-Miss George; Seraphina-Mrs Bannister.] New Prologue spoken by Palmer. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.] hathi. New Prologue spoken by Palmer. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.] hathi.
Role: : Prince of Arragon Actor: Palmer
Role: Don Frederick Actor: Williamson
Role: Don Leopold Actor: Wilson
Role: Fiorina Actor: Miss George
Role: Seraphina Actor: Mrs Bannister.
Related Works
Related Work: The Birth Day Author(s): August Friedrich Ferdinand von Kotzebue

Dance: Afterpiece to conclude with a Grand Chorus and Dance (performers not listed)

Song: As17830613

Event Comment: The King's Company. Pepys, Diary: Being full of my desire of seeing my Lord Orrery's new play this afternoon at the King's house, The Black Prince, the first time it is acted; where though we come by two o'clock, yet there was no room in the pit, but we were forced to go into one of the upper boxes, at 4s. a piece, which is the first time I ever sat in a box in my life. And in the same box come, by and by, behind me, my Lord Barkeley and his lady; but I did not turn my face to them to be known, so that I was excused from giving them my seat; and this pleasure I had, that from this place the scenes do appear very fine indeed, and much better than in the pit. The house infinite full, and the King and Duke of York was there. By and by the play begun, and in it nothing Particular but a very fine dance for variety of figures, but a little too long. But, as to the contrivance, and all that was witty (which, indeed, was much, and very witty), was almost the same that had been in his two former plays of Henry the 5th and Mustapha, and the same points and turns of wit in both, and in this very same play often repeated, but in excellent language, and were so excellent that the whole house was mightily pleased with it all along till towards the end he comes to discover the chief of the plot of the play by the reading of a long letter, which was so long and some things (the people being set already to think too long) so unnecessary that they frequently begun to laugh, and to hiss twenty times, that, had it not been for the King's being there, they had certainly hissed it off the stage. But I must confess that, as my Lord Barkeley says behind me, the having of that long letter was a thing so absurd, that he could not imagine how a man of his parts could possibly fall into it; or, if he did, if he had but let any friend read it, the friend would have told him of it; and, I must confess, it is one of the most remarkable instances that ever I did or expect to meet with in my life of a wise man's not being wise at all times, and in all things, for nothing could be more ridiculous than this, though the letter of itself at another time would be thought an excellent letter, and indeed an excellent Romance, but at the end of the play, when every body was weary of sitting, and were already possessed with the effect of the whole letter, to trouble them with a letter a quarter of an hour long was a most absurd thing. After the play done, and nothing pleasing them from the time of the letter to the end of the play, people being put into a bad humour of disliking (which is another thing worth the noting), I home by coach, and could not forbear laughing almost all the way home, and all the evening to my going to bed, at the ridiculousness of the letter, and the more because my wife was angry with me, and the world, for laughing, because the King was there, though she cannot defend the length of the letter


Mainpiece Title: The Black Prince

Performance Comment: Edition of 1672: Prologue-the Genius of England [holding Trident in one hand and a Sword in the other; King Edward-Moon [Mohun]; King John-Wintersell; Prince-Kenniston [Kynaston]; Lord Delaware-Hart; Count Guesclin-Burt; Lord Latimer-Cartwright; Page-Beeston; Alizia-Mrs Guinn; Plantaginet-Mrs Marshall; Cleorin-Mrs Corey; Sevina-Mrs Nepp; Valeria disguised-F. Damport [Davenport]; A Lady-Betty Damport [Davenport]; Epilogue to the King-.
Role: Prologue Actor: the Genius of England
Role: King Edward Actor: Moon
Role: King John Actor: Wintersell
Role: Prince Actor: Kenniston
Role: Lord Delaware Actor: Hart
Role: Count Guesclin Actor: Burt
Role: Lord Latimer Actor: Cartwright
Role: Page Actor: Beeston
Role: Alizia Actor: Mrs Guinn
Role: Plantaginet Actor: Mrs Marshall
Role: Cleorin Actor: Mrs Corey
Role: Sevina Actor: Mrs Nepp
Role: Valeria disguised Actor: F. Damport
Role: A Lady Actor: Betty Damport
Role: Epilogue to the King Actor: .
Event Comment: Both pieces By command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales, Prince George, Prince Edward, Prince William, and Prince Henry, the Lady Augusta and Princess Elizabeth. Present the Prince and Princess of Wales, the Princes George, Edward, William, & Henry, with The Lady Augusta, and Princess Elizabeth (Account Book). Receipts: #202 9s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: Lady Jane Gray

Performance Comment: Lady Jane-Mrs Woffington; Dudley-Ryan; Northumberland-Sparks; Pembroke-Delane; Suffolk-Ridout; Sussex-Anderson; Dutchess of Suffolk-Mrs Horton; Gardiner-Quin.
Role: Lady Jane Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Dudley Actor: Ryan
Role: Northumberland Actor: Sparks
Role: Pembroke Actor: Delane
Role: Suffolk Actor: Ridout
Role: Sussex Actor: Anderson
Role: Dutchess of Suffolk Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Gardiner Actor: Quin.

Afterpiece Title: Perseus and Andromeda

Event Comment: By Command of the Prince of Wales. Present the Prince and Princess of Wales, Prince Edward, Lady Augusta, and Princess Elizabeth. Receipts: #219 1s. 6d. Paid Barry his one third of the surplus above #80 House Charges: #46 7s. 2d. Gave the yeoman of the Prince and Princess #1 1s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: Mariamne

Role: Herod Actor: Barry
Role: Sohemus Actor: Sparks
Role: Pheroras Actor: Dyer
Role: High Priest Actor: Ridout
Role: Flaminius Actor: Smith
Role: Narbal Actor: Clarke
Role: Sameas Actor: White
Role: Hazeroth Actor: Bennet
Role: Salome Actor: Mrs Elmy
Role: Arsinoe Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Mariamne Actor: Mrs Bellamy.
Related Works
Related Work: The Duke of Milan Author(s): Richard Cumberland

Afterpiece Title: The Knights

Role: Hartop Actor: Shuter
Role: Sir Gregory Actor: Bennet
Role: Penelope Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Tim Actor: Costollo.

Ballet: The Judgment of Paris. As17571217

Role: Paris Actor: Gallini
Role: Mercury Actor: Leppie
Role: Juno Actor: Miss Viviez
Role: Pallas Actor: Mrs Granier
Role: Venus Actor: Miss Hilliard.

Dance: As17571217

Event Comment: By Command, The Prince of Wales. Receipts: #191 9s. Present Prince of Wales at #5 5s. and Prince Edward, Princess of Wales at #5 5s. and Princess Augusta
Event Comment: By Command of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Account Book: Present Prince and Princess of Wales, Lady Augusta, Princess Elizabeth, Prince Edward, Prince Frederick. [See also 25 Nov.] Receipts: #171 13s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: King Henry V : With The conquest Of The French At Agincourtv

Performance Comment: Henry-Smith; Exeter-Ridout; Gloucester-Bennet; Bedford-Holtom; Salisbury-Bencraft; Westmoreland-Buck; Canterbury-Sparks; Fluellin-Arthur; Ely-Wignell; Scroop-R. Smith; Gower-Anderson; Bardolph-Marten; Pistol-Dyer; Erpingham-Redman; Macmorris-Barrington; Nym-Stoppelaer; Falstaff's Boy-Miss Mullart; France-Gibson; Burgundy-Cushing; Dauphin-White; Mountjoy-Baker; Isabel-Mrs Stephens; Hostess-Mrs Pitt; Williams (the English Soldier)-Dunstall; Catharine-Mrs Hamilton; Chorus-Ryan.
Role: Henry Actor: Smith
Role: Exeter Actor: Ridout
Role: Gloucester Actor: Bennet
Role: Bedford Actor: Holtom
Role: Salisbury Actor: Bencraft
Role: Westmoreland Actor: Buck
Role: Canterbury Actor: Sparks
Role: Fluellin Actor: Arthur
Role: Ely Actor: Wignell
Role: Scroop Actor: R. Smith
Role: Gower Actor: Anderson
Role: Bardolph Actor: Marten
Role: Pistol Actor: Dyer
Role: Erpingham Actor: Redman
Role: Macmorris Actor: Barrington
Role: Nym Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Falstaff's Boy Actor: Miss Mullart
Role: France Actor: Gibson
Role: Burgundy Actor: Cushing
Role: Dauphin Actor: White
Role: Mountjoy Actor: Baker
Role: Isabel Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Williams Actor: Dunstall
Role: Catharine Actor: Mrs Hamilton
Role: Chorus Actor: Ryan.

Afterpiece Title: Catherine and Petruchio

Role: Catherine Actor: Mrs Hamilton
Role: Petruchio Actor: Shuter.

Dance: Several New Entertainments-Guerin, Mlle Capdeville

Event Comment: By Command. Present the Prince and Princess of Wales. Gifts to King's Footmen #2, 2s.; Chairmen #2 2s.; Prince of Wales' Footmen #1 1s.; Chairmen #1 1s.; Princess of Wales' Footmen #1 1s.; Chairmen #1 1s.; the Duke's Footmen #1 1s.; Chairman #1 1s. (Account Books, Egerton 2268). Receipts: #185 18s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Role: Gloster Actor: Quin
Role: Hastings Actor: Garrick
Role: Dumont Actor: Ryan
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Alicia Actor: Mrs Cibber. The other parts as usual.

Dance: [Mentioned in the Account Books, Egerton 2268, but not in the General Advertiser.]

Event Comment: Ode: Written in Honour of St. Cecilia, by Dryden, and set to Music by Handel. Among the Instrumental Performers are G. Ashley, leader of the band, Mara, Sarjant, C. Ashley, Boyce, Bridgetower, Harvey, Parkinson, Taylor, Nix, two Flacks, Dresler, Gwilliam, Shutze, Price, I. Sharp, W. Sharp, M. Sharp, J. Sharp, Archer, Cobham, two Munros, Wood, Cornish, Purney, Leffler, Woodham, Cantelo, Skillern, Franki, Simpson, Jenkinson, &c. Organ-J. Ashley. Double Drums (used at Westminster Abbey)-R. Ashley. The Chorusses will be numerous and complete. The Whole under the Direction of Ashley. Boxes 6s. Pit 3s. 6d. Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. Places for the Boxes to be had of Brandon at the Office in Hart-street. The Doors to be opened at 6:00. To begin at 7:00 [same throughout oratorio season]. Books of the Performance (with the Imprimatur of H. Macleish) to be had at the Theatre


Mainpiece Title: Alexander's Feast Or, the Power Of Music; Grand Selection 0

Afterpiece Title: Alexander's Feast 3

Performance Comment: [i.e. the ode being in 2 parts.] The Music- [by Handel--that was performed by Command of his Majesty, at St. James's on the late Marriage of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales (on 8 Apr. 1795); composed by Handel, to celebrate the Nuptials (in Apr. 1736) of his late Royal Highness Frederick, Prince of Wales, with the Princess of Saxe-Gotha; [To conclude with the Coronation Anthem, Zadock the Priest-.
Role: The Music Actor:
Role: Princess of Saxe Actor: Gotha
Role: Zadock the Priest Actor: .

Music: End Part I: concerto on the harp-Mme Delaval; Beginning Part II: concerto for two violins and violoncello obligato-, as originally composed for this Ode, by Handel and performed in the year 1736; End Part II: concerto on the Grand Piano Forte-Dussek

Event Comment: By Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales (General Advertiser). Prince & Princess of Wales & ye Children (Cross). Paid for wax lights for the Prince 15s. 7d.; Paid Mrs Reynolds for wax & Brickdust 4s. 5d.; Norton 3 chorus 15s. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #180 (Cross); #176 13s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Dance: As17491220

Event Comment: Mainpiece: By command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales, with the young Princes, will be this evening at Covent Garden to see the play of the Merry Wives of Windsor


Mainpiece Title: The Merry Wives Of Windsor

Role: Falstaff Actor: Quin
Role: Ford Actor: Ryan
Role: Page Actor: Ridout
Role: Fenton Actor: Gibson
Role: Shallow Actor: Collins
Role: Caius Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Evans Actor: Arthur
Role: Mrs Page Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Ann Page Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Slender Actor: Bennet
Role: Robin Actor: Miss Mullart
Role: Mrs Quickly Actor: Mrs Macklin
Role: Pistol Actor: Cushing
Role: Nym Actor: Holtham
Role: Bardolph Actor: Marten
Role: Host Actor: Dunstall
Role: Mrs Ford Actor: Mrs Woffington.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Vincent.
Role: only Loverule Actor: Lowe listed.
Role: Loverule Actor: Lowe
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Jobson Actor: Dunstall
Event Comment: Mainpiece: By Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. This evening their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales and the young Princes will be at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden to see the tragedy of the Fair Penitent (General Advertiser)


Mainpiece Title: The Fair Penitent

Role: Calista Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Sciolto Actor: Sparks
Role: Altamont Actor: Ridout
Role: Rossano Actor: Usher
Role: Lothario Actor: Barry, 1st time
Role: Lucilla Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Lavinia Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Horatio Actor: Quin.

Afterpiece Title: Damon and Phillida

Role: Damon Actor: Lowe
Role: Arcas Actor: Anderson
Role: Corydon Actor: Arthur
Role: Cymon Actor: Collins
Role: Mopsus Actor: Dunstall
Role: Phillida Actor: Miss Young.