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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?.
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

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: 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: .


Mainpiece Title: A Bold Stroke For A Wife

Role: Fainwell Actor: Wright
Role: Prim Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Sir Philip Actor: Bardin
Role: Periwinkle Actor: Norris
Role: Freeman Actor: Havard
Role: Sackbut Actor: Lyon
Role: Tradelove Actor: Richardson
Role: Mrs Anne Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Simon Pure Actor: Rosco.

Afterpiece Title: The Lovers Opera

Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Roberts

Song: I: Italian Song-Miss Jones

Dance: II: By Desire of several Ladies of Quality, a new Ball Dance, Dedicated to the Princess of Wales, concluding with a Minuet-Vallois, Miss Oates; III: Clown-Vallois; IV: Two Pierrots-Vallois, Delagarde; V: French Peasant-Vallois, Miss Oates


Mainpiece Title: Love's Last Shift

Role: Amanda Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Sir Novelty Actor: Bardin
Role: Loveless Actor: Giffard
Role: Elder Worthy Actor: Richardson
Role: Young Worthy Actor: Havard
Role: Sir William Actor: Lyon
Role: Snap Actor: Yates
Role: Sly Actor: Rosco
Role: Narcissa Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Hillaria Actor: Mrs Hamilton
Role: Flareit Actor: Mrs Houghton
Role: Mrs Anne Actor: Miss Tollett.

Afterpiece Title: The Honest Yorkshireman

Role: 7370402 but Combrush Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Sir Penurious Actor: Norris
Role: Gaylove Actor: Kelly
Role: Squire Sapscull Actor: Bardin
Role: Slango Actor: Yates
Role: Blunder Actor: Lyon
Role: Arabella Actor: Miss Wilson.

Song: I: Since Times are so bad (by Purcell)-Stitchbury, Miss Jones; II: A Purcell Dialogue-Masters Hamilton

Music: Between Play and Entertainment: Handel Concerto on the Welsh Harp-Jones

Dance: III: The Princess of Wales (a new Ball Dance), concluding with a Minuet-Vallois, Miss Oates; IV: French Peasant-Mlle Roland


Mainpiece Title: The Indian Emperor

Role: Guyomar Actor: Richardson
Role: Cydaria Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Alibech Actor: Mrs Hamilton.
Role: Montezuma Actor: Johnson
Role: Cortez Actor: Giffard
Role: Odmar Actor: Rosco
Role: Orbellan Actor: Woodward
Role: Vasquez Actor: Havard
Role: Pizarro Actor: Hewitt
Role: Almeria Actor: Mrs Roberts.

Afterpiece Title: The Honest Yorkshireman

Dance: II: The Princess of Wales-Vallois, Miss Oates; V: Pierrots-Vallois, Delagarde

Song: IV: Miss Jones

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 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: The Prologue Actor:
Role: Prince of Cleve Actor: Williams
Role: Duke Nemours Actor: Betterton
Role: Andre Actor: Lee
Role: Vidam of Chartres Actor: Gillo
Role: Poltrot Actor: Nokes
Role: Princess of Cleve Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Tournon Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Marguerite Actor: Lady Slingsby
Role: Elianor Actor: Mrs Betterton
Role: The Epilogue Actor: .


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

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

Role: Quadrille Actor: Hewson
Role: Gargantua Actor: Mynheer Cajanus
Role: Pistolet Actor: Young Carney
Role: Pierrot Actor: Poitier, the first time of his appearing on this stage
Role: Neptune Actor: Turbutt
Role: Mars Actor: Hewson
Role: Pluto Actor: Jones Jr
Role: Vulcan Actor: Rainton
Role: Juno Actor: Mrs Cooper
Role: Pallas Actor: Mrs Elmy
Role: Diana Actor: Miss Palms
Role: Ceres Actor: Mrs Herle
Role: Jupiter Actor: Nichols
Role: Apollo Actor: Snider
Role: Mercury Actor: Mountier
Role: Bacchus Actor: Waltz
Role: Cupid Actor: Master Kilbourn
Role: Venus Actor: Mrs Mason
Role: Vertumnus Actor: Lally Sr
Role: Pomona Actor: Mrs Walter
Role: Psyche Actor: Miss Young
Role: Ganimede Actor: Miss Norris
Role: Swain Actor: Poitier
Role: Nymph Actor: Mlle Grognet
Role: Pan Actor: Le Brun
Role: Sylvans Actor: S. Lally, Davenport, Topham
Role: Nymphs Actor: Miss Delorme, Mrs Davenport, Mrs Anderson
Role: Satyrs Actor: Warwell, Leigh, Olbeldiston, Hicks, Burnet, Bethun
Role: Pan Actor: Le Brun
Role: Spaniard Actor: Stopelar
Role: Harlequin Actor: Le Brun
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Atherton
Role: Mynheer Bassoon Actor: Waltz
Role: Sig Treblini Actor: Mountier
Role: Mons Quadrille Actor: Giles
Role: Plumb Actor: Topham
Role: Coblers Actor: Hicks, Leigh, Olbeldiston, Burnet
Role: Old Woman Actor: Mullart
Event Comment: 3rd piece [1st time; MD 2, by John Rose; music by Thomas Attwood]: Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Salary List (Enthoven Collection): Paid Rose for Caernarvon Castle #18 6s. Morning Herald, 16 Sept. 1793: This Day is published Caernarvon Castle (1s.). [This piece had reference to the birthday of the Prince of Wales, which was 12 Aug.


Mainpiece Title: A Quarter Of An Hour Before Dinner

Afterpiece Title: Caernarvon Castle; or, The Birth of the Prince of Wales

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

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.

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


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. 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: 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 their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales [who were present]. An Ode, written by Mr Dryden. The Pit will be floored over, and laid into the Boxes. London Daily Post and General Advertiser, 17 March: The Prince and Princess of Wales seem'd to be highly entertain'd, insomuch that his Royal Highness commanded Mr Handel's Concerto on the Organ to be repeated


Mainpiece Title: Alexander's Feast

Event Comment: RRylands MS.: By Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. Prince and Princess of Wales attended. Receipts: #150


Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Role: Mrs Foresight Actor: Mrs Cross.
Role: Trapland Actor: Taswell.
Role: Tattle Actor: Cibber
Role: Sir Sampson Actor: Shepherd
Role: Valentine Actor: Milward
Role: Ben Actor: Macklin
Role: Foresight Actor: Johnson
Role: Scandal Actor: Mills
Role: Jeremy Actor: Neale
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Mrs Frail Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Prue Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Egerton.

Dance: I: Les Masons et Les Sabotiers, as17411103; V: Le Genereux Corsaire, as17411102

Song: III: a Duet-Beard, Lowe

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Clive. Mainpiece: Never acted there Before. Amphitheatre on stage [see 12 March]. Mainpiece: By Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. Tickets and places of Mrs Clive at her house in Great Queen St., Lincoln's Inn Fields; or of Page at the stage door of the theatre. Last Night their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales were at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden to see the Merchant of Venice; when the Song of Britons strike home was commanded to be sung, which was accordingly done, with the Chorus's, accompanied by Trumpets, Kettle-Drums, etc. and met with the Greatest Applause.--General Advertiser, 14 March. [The notice about Miss Edwards' first attempt means in an acting role; she was a singer.


Mainpiece Title: The Merchant Of Venice

Role: Merchant Actor: Quin
Role: Bassanio Actor: Hale
Role: Gratiano Actor: Ryan
Role: Shylock Actor: Rosco
Role: Launcelot Actor: Chapman
Role: Gobbo Actor: James
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Beard
Role: Solarino Actor: Ridout
Role: Salanio Actor: Gibson
Role: Duke Actor: Marten
Role: Tubal Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Nerissa Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Jessica Actor: Miss Edwards
Role: Portia Actor: Mrs Clive.

Afterpiece Title: The Lottery

Role: Chloe Actor: Mrs Clive.
Role: Lovemore Actor: Beard
Role: Stocks Actor: Dunstall
Role: Jack Stocks Actor: Chapman
Role: Countrymen Actor: Woodward, James.

Song: MMy Faith and Truth (Favourite Duette from Samson)-Miss Edwards, Mrs Clive; Britons Strike Home-

Dance: SScotch Dance, as17431124

Event Comment: By Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. Present the Prince and Princess of Wales. Receipts: #156 1s


Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Role: Macbeth Actor: Quin
Role: Macduff Actor: Ryan
Role: King Actor: Sparks
Role: Banquo Actor: Delane
Role: Malcolm Actor: Anderson
Role: Donalbain Actor: Bennet
Role: Fleance Actor: Miss Morrison
Role: Seyward Actor: Bransby
Role: Lenox Actor: Ridout
Role: Seyton Actor: Gibson
Role: Hecate Actor: Arthur
Role: 1st Murderer Actor: Bencraft
Role: 2nd Murderer Actor: Marten
Role: Witches Actor: Dunstall, Collins, Cushing
Role: Lady Macduff Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Lady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: With the Original Music Actor:
Role: The Vocal parts Actor: Leveridge, Lowe, Waltz, Wilder, Baker, Roberts, Miss Falkner, Miss Young, Mrs Wright
Role: With Dances Actor: and Decorations incident to the play.
Event Comment: Mainpiece: By Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. Present the Prince and Princess of Wales. Receipts: #142 4s


Mainpiece Title: Julius Caesar

Role: Brutus Actor: Quin
Role: Cassius Actor: Ryan
Role: Caesar Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Caska Actor: Sparks
Role: Trebonius Actor: Anderson
Role: Metellus Actor: Bransby
Role: Decius Brutus Actor: Ridout
Role: Lepidus Actor: Bencraft
Role: Anthony Actor: Delane
Role: Octavius Actor: Gibson
Role: Legarius Actor: Holtham
Role: Cinna Actor: Redman
Role: Pindarus Actor: Oates
Role: Plebeians Actor: Collins, Dunstall, Stoppelaer, Arthur
Role: Calphurnia Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Portia Actor: Mrs Woffington.

Afterpiece Title: Perseus and Andromeda