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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?.


Mainpiece Title: No One's Enemy But His Own

Afterpiece Title: Perseus and Andromeda

Music: I: Concerto on Hautboy-Simpson

Dance: II: The Sicilian Peasants, as17631005

Song: A Pastoral Dialogue From The Arcadian Nuptials, and New Masque [see17640120]-Beard, Miss Hallam[, before Their Majesties, the Prince and Princess of Brunswick, and other Members of the Royal Family (Gentleman's Magazine, Jan., p. 38)


Mainpiece Title: The Follies Of A Day

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Afterpiece Title: A Masque, In Honor of the Nuptials of His Royal Highness [the Prince of Wales with Caroline Princess of Brunswick on 8 April 1795]

Afterpiece Title: The Poor Soldier

Dance: In 3rd piece: a Grand Dance-Byrn, Holland, Mlle St.Amand, Mme Rossi

Song: End I 2nd piece: The Richmond Primrose Girl (Music by Spofforth-Poetry by William Pearce, Esq.) sung in character-Mrs Clendining

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


Mainpiece Title: The Princess Of Cleve

Performance Comment: Edition of 1689: The Prologue-; Prince of Cleve-Williams; Duke Nemours-Betterton; St. Andre-Lee; Vidam of Chartres-Gillo; Poltrot-Nokes; Princess of Cleve-Mrs Barry; Tournon-Mrs Lee [Elinor Leigh]; Marguerite-Lady Slingsby; Elianor-Mrs Betterton; The Epilogue-.
Role: Princess of Cleve Actor: Mrs Barry


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

Performance Comment: Taylor-Penkethman; Drunken Higler-Norris; Loom-Leigh; Armusia-Powell; Princess-Mrs Baker.
Role: Princess Actor: Mrs Baker.

Dance: Whimsical Dance between a Miller, his Wife, and a Town Miss-; Chest Dance, after the Italian Manner, between Scaramouch, Punchanello, Coachman, and Cookmaid-; French Peasant and his Wife-; Ladder Dance-a famous Master; Scaramouch-LeSac; Dance by a Flemming in Wooden Shoes-; Dance by a Switzer-; Night Scene of Scaramouch, Harlequin, Cooper, Wife, and others-

Event Comment: Rich's Company. Lady Morley attended this performance: Lady Morley and one in the Box att the Island Princess. 10s. See Hotson, Commonwealth and Restoration Stage, p. 377


Mainpiece Title: The Island Princess

Event Comment: Rich's Company. Post Boy, 27-29 April 1699: Her Royal Highness is this day pleased to see the Opera, call'd The Island Princess, Performed at the Theatre Royal by her own Command


Mainpiece Title: The Island Princess

Event Comment: Rich's Company. Lady Marow to Arthur Kay, 12 March 1699@1700: I have been at a play. The Island Princess which is mighty fine (HMC, 15th Report, Appendix, Dartmouth MSS., Part I, 1896, p. 145)


Mainpiece Title: The Island Princess

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Wilks. By Their Majesties' Command. Not Acted [there] these Twenty Years. [Their Majesties and the Princesses present.]


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

Music: With the Original Musick

Dance: Le Badinage Champetre by Lally, Mrs Walter, &c

Event Comment: Egmont, Diary, II, 33: In the evening went to The Island Princess . . . where was shown [in the afterpiece] the tallest man of all that I have seen. He is seven feet ten inches and half in height, a German by birth


Mainpiece Title: The Island Princess

Afterpiece Title: Cupid and Psyche

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

Event Comment: Both pieces By Command of their Majesties. Present their Majesties, the Duke of Cumberland, Princess of Brunswick, and Lady Louisa. Gave Yeomen of the Guard #2 2s., and gave Princess Dowager's Footmen #1 1s. and Chairmen #1 1s. (Account Book). Receipts: #232 7s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The School For Guardians

Afterpiece Title: Thomasand Sally

Dance: End: Rural Love, as17661120; End Afterpiece: The Female Archer, as17661215

Event Comment: Both Pieces By Particular Desire. Present the Dukes of York and Cumberland, Princess of Brunswick, and Lady Louisa. Paid for the paragraph of the Royal Family coming in the Ledger and Gazetteer 6s. (Account Book). Receipts: #149 4s. 6d. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Squire Of Alsatia

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Dance: End: The Garland-Fishar, Miss Wilford. [See17651003.

Event Comment: Program By Command of their Majesties. Present their Majesties, the Duke of Cumberland, Princess of Brunswick, and Lady Louisa. Paid Yeoman of the Guard #2 2s. Paid Messrs Tomkyn and Robinson a bill for wine, &c. 4s. 3d. (Account Book). Receipts: #243 7s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: Love In A Village

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Dr Faustus

Dance: II: Rural Love-Fishar, Sga Manesiere, Miss Wilford, Arnauld, Dumai, Miss Twist, Miss Pitt.[See17641212.

Event Comment: By Command of their Majesties, both pieces. Present their Majesties, the Prince of Wales Duke of Cumberland, Princess of Brunswick, and Lady Louisa. Gave Yeomen of the Guards #2 2s. Paid Miss Valois the balance of her salary last season #27 16s. 8d., and in full for this season to 24 Oct. 1766, #3 16s. 8d. (Account Book). Receipts: #241 3s


Mainpiece Title: The Jovial Crew; Or, The Merry Beggars

Afterpiece Title: Perseus and Andromeda

Event Comment: Both pieces By Command of their Majesties. Afterpiece: Not acted these 7 years. [See 27 Nov. 1760.] Present their Majesties, Dukes of Gloster and Cumberland, Princess of Brunswick and Lady Louisa. Gave Yeomen of the guard #2 2s.; Paid Mr Cousins for hair dressing in the Fairy Favour #1 4s. and Mr Thompson for the same #1 12s. Paid Ellis (scourer) a bill for the Men's Wardrobe, #1 4s. 6d. Paid for the license of Love in the City #2 2s. (Account Book). Receipts: #231 16s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Perplexities

Afterpiece Title: The Lottery

Dance: II: The Gallant Peasants, as17670113; End: The Female Archer, as17661215

Music: End: By Command, Violin Solo-Linley

Event Comment: By Command of their Majesties. Present their Majesties, The Duke of Gloster, Lady Louisa, the Prince and Princess of Brunswick. Gave Yeomen of the Guard #2 2s. (Account Book). Receipts: #230 1s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: King Henry V

Afterpiece Title: Coronation

Event Comment: By Command of their Majesties. Paid printer's bill #9 6s (Treasurer's Book). The New Tragedy of Dido, for Benefit of the author, is oblig'd to be deferr'd till Thursday next. Receipts: #229 9s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book). Had no intention of going to the play, but seeing Garrick was to play Lord Chalkstone, I (after hearing Mr Romaine's Lecture on the chapter which contains ye Destruction of Sodom) went before 9 to ye right-side door of ye Pit. The doorkeepers said, --No Room. Saw that ye Canopy, Yeomen, &c. would prevent my seeing. They desired me if I could not get in at ye other door to come back. Found a number of people waiting there and at ye door of the First Gallery; so went back, entered and stood in ye same disagreeable situation I did last night. But I saw the inimitable Garrick very well. [Comments on excellence of whole cast.] Scarcely cool now past eleven o'clock. Ye King and Queen, Princess of Brunswick, Louisa, and all that Tribe were at dl tonight (Neville MS Diary)


Mainpiece Title: The School For Lovers

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Dance: End: The Lilliputian Camp, as17670227

Event Comment: Mainpiece: By Particular Desire. Being the last time of performing it this season. Afterpiece: By Desire. The Conscious Lovers, for benefit of Weller and Lewes and Murden, oblig'd to be deferr'd to Tuesday the 26th instant. Present the Prince and Princess of Brunswick, and Lady Louisa (Account Book). Receipts: #93 1s. 6d. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Maid Of The Mill

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Dance: II: A New Tambourine Dance (third time)-Mas. Blurton, as17670427 End Opera: New Pantomime Ballet (second time)-Mas. Blurton, Miss Besford, as17670427

Event Comment: At Bridges, Cross, Burton, and Vaughan's Great Theatrical Booth on the Bowling Green, Southwark, (with a company from the theatres) during the short time of the Fair will be presented an Historical Drama (lately acted in Bartholemew Fair with universal applause) the Northern Heroes with the Loves of Count Gillensternia, a Swedish General, and the fair Ellimira a Russian Princess, containing the most remarkable events of that time; and concluding with the memorable battle of Putlowav, and Charles's retreat into the Turkish dominionsv. Interspersed with a comic interlude, The Volunteers. Also the comical humours and amours of Corporal Garbage and Serjeant Slim, with Mrs Vanspriggen the Swedish Sutler's widow, the merry pranks of her foolish son Janny, and several other diverting incidents. As the Fair will be of so short continuance, we shall begin very early each day (General Advertiser). [See 24 Aug. 1748, bf]


Mainpiece Title: He Northern Heroes; Or, The Bloody Contest Between Charles The Twelfth, King Of Sweden, And Peter The Great, Czar Of Muscovy

Performance Comment: Charles XII-Usher; Prince of Wurtemburg-Jackson; Count Gillensternia-Hazard; Count Piper-Thomson; Mazeppa-Reid; Czar-Burton; Prince Dolguruki-Paget; Prince Menzikoif-Jones; Iwan-Shawford; Princess Ellimira-Mrs Cross.
Role: Princess Ellimira Actor: Mrs Cross.

Afterpiece Title: The Volunteers; or, The Adventures of Roderick Random and His Friend Strap

Dance: Particularly a Hornpipe-

Event Comment: At Yeates and Warner's Great Til'd Booth, Bowling Green, Southwark. Interspers'd with the Comical Humours of the Nurse to the Princess Miriam, and her foolish son Zekel, as likewise the Humourous Scene between Captain Bluster, his Man Didymo, and the Witches. [Jeptha-Morrel, instead of Jeptha-$Carr, according to the Daily Advertiser.] To begin each day at Twelve o'clock, during the time of the Fair


Mainpiece Title: Jeptha's Rash Vow; Or, The Virgin Sacrific'd

Performance Comment: Jeptha-Carr; Elen-Clark; Jethro-Jones; Toby-Coleman; Zekel-Malone; Didymo-Allen; High Priest-Grimwood; Capt. Bluster-Warner; Nurse-Mrs Smith; Princess Miriam-Mrs Grimwood.

Music: The Original Musick- as performed by Mrs Lee, with universal applause, about 15 years since

Event Comment: Benefit for Wilson. Second Course [1st time; M. INT I, by James Cobb. Larpent MS 567; not published]: With Songs and a New Overture. Entrement [1st time: INT I, by Charles Stuart. Larpent MS 566; not published]. Desert: Never acted here; by Permission of Harris [proprietor of cg. The playbill assigns Princess Huncamunca to Mrs Kennedy, but "Huncamunca was very well performed by a Lady who resembled Mrs Kennedy in her voice" (Public Advertiser, 23 Aug.; and see 24 Aug.)]


Mainpiece Title: the Feast Of Thalia; Or, A Dramatic Olio

Afterpiece Title: First Course, a substantial Dish from: Henry IV

Afterpiece Title: Second Courae, a Comic Dish, never serv'd up before: Kensington Gardens; or, The Walking Jockey

Afterpiece Title: Third Course, an Operatic Dish: The Son-in-Law

Afterpiece Title: Also by way of Entremet: Ripe Fruit; or, The Marriage Act

Afterpiece Title: Desert: Tom Thumb

Performance Comment: Mr Noodle-Bannister; Mr Doodle-Bannister Jun.; Tom Thumb-Master Edwin; Lord Grizzle-Edwin; Ghost of Gaffer Thumb-Simpkinson; King Arthur-Wilson; Princess Huncamunca-A Young Lady (1st appearance on any stage [unidentified]); Glumdalca-Mrs Webb; Plumante-Mrs Lefevre; Queen Dollalolla-Mrs Cargill. [As no Supper will be provided, the Cloth will be removed by Eleven o'Clock.As no Supper will be provided, the Cloth will be removed by Eleven o'Clock.

Song: In Second Course: Auld Robin Gray-Miss Harper


Mainpiece Title: Every Man In His Humour

Afterpiece Title: The London Prentice

Performance Comment: Princess-Mrs Clive; Prentice-Beard; Emperor-Wilder; Humdrumeda-Miss Thomas; Vizir-Vernon.
Role: Princess Actor: Mrs Clive

Dance: T$Three Sabatinis As17550203

Event Comment: [Princesses Mary and Louisa present.]


Mainpiece Title: Le Festin De Pierre; Ou, L'atthee Foudroye; Or, Don John; Or, The Libertine Destroy'd

Afterpiece Title: Le Francois a Londres