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Event Comment: Benefit Chapman. Mainpiece: Written by the late Sir John Vanbrugh. N.B. The afore-nam'd Gentlemen attempt those Characters for their own Diversion (as other Gentlemen have done before 'em) and Mr Chapman's Profit only

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The False Friend

Performance Comment: John-W. Mills; Galindo-Miller .
Cast
Role: John Actor: W. Mills
Role: Galindo Actor: Miller
Related Works
Related Work: The False Friend Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Cast
Role: Mock Doctor Actor: Cibber Jr
Event Comment: Benefit Chapman. Mainpiece: Written by the late Sir John Vanbrugh. N.B. The afore-nam'd Gentlemen attempt those Characters for their own Diversion (as other Gentlemen have done before 'em) and Mr Chapman's Profit only

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The False Friend

Performance Comment: John-W. Mills; Galindo-Miller .
Cast
Role: John Actor: W. Mills
Role: Galindo Actor: Miller
Related Works
Related Work: The False Friend Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Cast
Role: Mock Doctor Actor: Cibber Jr
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 6 years [acted 7 Oct. 1791]. Middleton, after performing the first scene of Nerestan, retired abruptly into the wardrobe, pulled off his coat, and telling the dresser he should be back in ten minutes, left the theatre; he did not return, however, according to his appointment, and Davenport read the remainder of the character: a fit of insanity is supposed to have seized him" (Monthly Mirror, Jan. 1797, p. 55). [Middleton did not appear on the stage again until 27 Feb. 1797.] Afterpiece [1st time: P 2 (?), by James Wild and John Follett. MS of Songs only: Larpent MS 1148; synopsis of action in Pocket Magazine, Dec. 1796, p. 412]: With entire new Scenery, Machinery, Music, Dresses. The Overture and Music by Reeve. The Scenery painted by Phillips, Blackmore, Hollogan, Thorne, Byrn. The Machinery, Trick and Changes of Scenery invented and executed by Cresswell and Sloper. The Dresses by Dick, Mrs Egan. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. "Among the changes are a trunk into a gingerbread nut-man's wheel-barrow--a poor man's hut into an old oak, with a group of Gypsies boiling their kettle under it--one of the clowns into a thick candle, and the candle afterwards into a green-house tub, with a large shrub in it" (Oracle, 20 Dec.). Receipts: #193 5s. 6d. (183.4.6; 10.1.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Zara

Cast
Role: Lusignan Actor: Murray
Role: Osman Actor: Hargrave
Role: Nerestan Actor: Middleton
Role: Orasmin Actor: Macready
Role: Chatillon Actor: Hull
Role: Melidor Actor: Thompson
Role: Selima Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin and Oberon; or, The Chace to Gretna

Performance Comment: Principal Vocal Parts-Incledon, Townsend, Linton, Gray, Street, Blurton, Tett, J. Linton, Lee, Philipps, Master Woodham, Master Platt, Master Goodwin, Master Paul, Master Ramage, Master Speare, Master Bernard, Mrs Henley, Mrs Castelle, Miss Burnett, Miss Leserve, Miss Walcup, Miss Owen, Mrs Masters, Mrs Watts, Miss Gray; Principal Pantomime Characters-Simpson, Follett, Delpini, Hawtin, Simmons, Powers, Wilde, Abbot, Thompson, Lee, Rayner, Cranfield, Claremont, Curties, Lewiss, Davies, Mlle St.Amand, Mrs Gilbert, Mrs Norton, Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Blurton; Fantoccini-, executed byMarinelli; Cast from Airs (T. N. Longman, 1796): Postman-Townsend; Lieutenant-Linton; Gypsies-Gray, Street; Oberon-Miss Gray; Harlequin-Simpson; Clown-Follett; Lover-Delpini; Father-Hawtin; Lover's Servant-Simmons; Old Gypsey-Mrs Henley; Colombine-Mlle St.Amand. No other parts assigned.
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2 (?), by John Cartwright Cross]: With new Music, Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, &c. The Overture and new Music by Reeve. The Scenery painted by Richards, Phillips, Lupino, Hollogan, and Blackmore. The Machinery by Cresswell, Sloper, Goostree, &c. The Dresses by Dick, Mrs Egan, &c. Receipts: #314 15s. (303.1; 11.14)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Orphan

Cast
Role: Acasto Actor: Murray.
Role: Castalio Actor: Pope
Role: Polydore Actor: Clarke
Role: Chaplain Actor: Powel
Role: Ernesto Actor: Thompson
Role: Page Actor: Master Standen
Role: Chamont Actor: Holman
Role: Serina Actor: Miss Mansel
Role: Florella Actor: Miss Leserve
Role: Monimia Actor: Mrs Spencer

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin and Quixotte; or, The Magic Arm

Performance Comment: Principal Pantomime Characters-Bologna Jun., Bologna, Follett, Dyke, Hawtin,Blurton, Abbot, Wilde, Curties, Findlay, Cranfield, Parsloe, Davis, Master Blackmore, Mrs Parker, Mlle St.Amand, Mrs Follett, Mrs Norton, Miss Leserve, Mrs Henley; Principal Vocal Characters-Townsend, Linton,Simmons, Gray, Street, Rees, Smith, Tett, Oddwell, Thomas, Everett, Little, J. Linton, Mrs Clendining, Miss Sims, Miss Wheatley, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Miss Walcup, Mrs Masters, Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Bologna; Cast from Songs (T. N. Longman, 1797): Harlequin-Bologna Jun.; Sancho-Bologna; Scaramouchillo-Follett; Don Quixotte-Dyke; Grandee-Hawtin; Inca-Townsend; Chinese Magician-Linton; Colembine-Mrs Parker; Savoyard Girls-Mlle St.Amand, Mrs Watts; Goddess of Silence-Mrs Follett; Maritornes-Mrs Henley. Commencing with the Representation of the Ruins of a Peruvian Temple, where an injured Inca and his Son had taken refuge from the malice of their Persecutors-the Inca in his retirement, making Magic his study, persuades his Son, from a happy presage, to attempt the re-obtainment of his right, by procuring the hand of his Oppressor's Daughter, who is a Spanish Grandee, and has betrothed her to the Knight Errant of La Mancha Don Quixotte-to prevent their union, he transforms his Son to +Harlequin, the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the hour of Peril-they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England; where after a succession of whimsical transitions, warned from the Grotto of the Goddess Pleasure by the Magic Arm-they take shelter in one of the +East India Company's Warehouses, which on their being closely pursued, is transform'd into a Picturesque Chinese Apartment. In this country he is deprived, by an adverse Magician, of his Columbine; and in despair is on the point of destroying himself by Fire, when the Magic Arm appears in the flames to prevent him; the object of his choice is restored by the old Inca, his Father; and their Union and the Restoration of his Right, preceded by their Visit to the Great Wall of China, which separates that Empire from Tartary, after which is seen a Chinese and European Procession; concluding with a Representation of the reception of a British Embassy to China, with the Exchange of Presents in the Grand Hall of Audience. and in despair is on the point of destroying himself by Fire, when the Magic Arm appears in the flames to prevent him; the object of his choice is restored by the old Inca, his Father; and their Union and the Restoration of his Right, preceded by their Visit to the Great Wall of China, which separates that Empire from Tartary, after which is seen a Chinese and European Procession; concluding with a Representation of the reception of a British Embassy to China, with the Exchange of Presents in the Grand Hall of Audience.
Cast
Role: Principal Pantomime Characters Actor: Bologna Jun., Bologna, Follett, Dyke, Hawtin,Blurton, Abbot, Wilde, Curties, Findlay, Cranfield, Parsloe, Davis, Master Blackmore, Mrs Parker, Mlle St.Amand, Mrs Follett, Mrs Norton, Miss Leserve, Mrs Henley
Role: Principal Vocal Characters Actor: Townsend, Linton,Simmons, Gray, Street, Rees, Smith, Tett, Oddwell, Thomas, Everett, Little, J. Linton, Mrs Clendining, Miss Sims, Miss Wheatley, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Miss Walcup, Mrs Masters, Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Bologna
Role: Harlequin Actor: Bologna Jun.
Role: Sancho Actor: Bologna
Role: Scaramouchillo Actor: Follett
Role: Don Quixotte Actor: Dyke
Role: Grandee Actor: Hawtin
Role: Inca Actor: Townsend
Role: Chinese Magician Actor: Linton
Role: Colembine Actor: Mrs Parker
Role: Savoyard Girls Actor: Mlle St.Amand, Mrs Watts
Role: Goddess of Silence Actor: Mrs Follett
Role: Maritornes Actor: Mrs Henley. Commencing with the Representation of the Ruins of a Peruvian Temple, where an injured Inca and his Son had taken refuge from the malice of their Persecutors-the Inca in his retirement, making Magic his study, persuades his Son, from a happy presage, to attempt the re-obtainment of his right, by procuring the hand of his Oppressor's Daughter, who is a Spanish Grandee, and has betrothed her to the Knight Errant of La Mancha Don Quixotte-to prevent their union, he transforms his Son to +Harlequin, the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the hour of Peril-they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: where an injured Inca and his Son had taken refuge Actor: the Inca in his retirement, making Magic his study, persuades his Son, from a happy presage, to attempt the re-obtainment of his right, by procuring the hand of his Oppressor's Daughter, who is a Spanish Grandee, and has betrothed her to the Knight Errant of La Mancha Don Quixotte-to prevent their union, he transforms his Son to +Harlequin, the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the hour of Peril-they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: to attempt the re Actor: obtainment of his right, by procuring the hand of his Oppressor's Daughter, who is a Spanish Grandee, and has betrothed her to the Knight Errant of La Mancha Don Quixotte-to prevent their union, he transforms his Son to +Harlequin, the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the hour of Peril-they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: and has betrothed her to the Knight Errant of La M Actor: to prevent their union, he transforms his Son to +Harlequin, the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the hour of Peril-they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the Actor: they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: and re Actor: appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: warned from the Grotto of the Goddess Pleasure by Actor: they take shelter in one of the +East India Company's Warehouses, which on their being closely pursued, is transform'd into a Picturesque Chinese Apartment. In this country he is deprived, by an adverse Magician, of his Columbine
Related Works
Related Work: Harlequin and Quixotte; or, The Magic Arm Author(s): John Cartwright Cross
Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis. 1st piece: By Permission of the Author and positively for that Night only [see 27 Apr.]. 2nd piece [1st time; M. INT 1, by John Cartwright Cross]: The Music composed by Reeve. The Scenery and Machinery by Phillips, Lupino, &c. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre, & of Mr Barker, Vinegar-Yard. Morning Herald, 3 May 1798: This day is published The Raft (1s.). Times, 22 Mar.: Tickets to be had of Lewis, No. 6, Bow-street. Receipts: #412 6s. 6d. (273.16.0; 2.17.0; tickets: 135.13.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The School For Scandal

Cast
Role: Sir Peter Teazle Actor: Munden
Role: Sir Oliver Surface Actor: Murray
Role: Sir Benjamin Backbite Actor: Knight
Role: Joseph Surface Actor: Pope
Role: Charles Surface Actor: Lewis
Role: Crabtree Actor: Quick
Role: Careless Actor: Clarke
Role: Rowley Actor: Davenport
Role: Moses Actor: Fawcett
Role: Trip Actor: Farley
Role: Snake Actor: Powel
Role: Mrs Candour Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Lady Sneerwell Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Mansel
Role: Lady Teazle Actor: Mrs Abington.
Related Works
Related Work: The School for Scandal Scandaliz'd Author(s): John Philip Kemble

Afterpiece Title: The Raft; or, Both Sides of the Water

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Johnstone, Townsend, Waddy, Farley, Simmons, Wilde, Abbot, Rees, Linton, Gray, Street, Dyke, Smith, Hawtin, Curties, Coombs, Mrs Gilbert, Mrs Henley, Mrs Castelle, Miss Leserve, Mrs Follett, Mrs Watts, Mrs Lloyd, Miss G. Walcup, Miss Burnett, Mrs Martyr. Cast from text (J. Barker, 1798): O'Bowling-Johnstone; Rivers-Townsend; Chip-Waddy; Drunken French Gaoler-Farley; Busy-Simmons; Monsieur Machine-Wilde; Countrymen, French and English Soldiers, Sailors-Abbot, Rees, Linton, Gray, Street, Dyke, Smith, Hawtin, Curties, Coombs, Noble; Countrywomen-Mrs Gilbert, Mrs Henley, Mrs Castelle, Miss Leserve, Mrs Follett, Mrs Watts, Mrs Lloyd, Miss G. Walcup, Miss Burnett, Mrs Iliff; Fanny-Mrs Martyr.
Related Works
Related Work: The Raft; or, Both Sides of the Water Author(s): John Cartwright Cross

Afterpiece Title: Lovers' Quarrels

Cast
Role: Sancho Actor: Fawcett
Role: Don Carlos Actor: Holman
Role: Lopez Actor: Munden
Role: Don Lorenzo Actor: Claremont
Role: Don Alvarez Actor: Davenport
Role: Don Felix Actor: Thompson
Role: Jacintha Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Angelina Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Coates.
Related Works
Related Work: Lovers' Quarrels Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Song: In III 1st piece: a song-Incledon

Event Comment: 3rd piece [1st time; P 2 (?), by John Cartwright Cross. MS of Songs only: Larpent MS 1203]: Partly New and Partly Selected. The Overture and Music by Reeve. The Scenery partly new & the rest completely repaired by Phillips, Lupino, Hollogan, Blackmore, &c. The Machinery by Cresswell, Sloper, Goostree, Goostree Jun., &c. Receipts: #195 9s. (193.2; 2.7)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Raft

Performance Comment: As17980331Principal Characters-Johnstone, Townsend, Waddy, Farley, Simmons, Mrs Gilbert, Mrs Henley, Mrs Martyr. And see17980331 .
Related Works
Related Work: The Raft; or, Both Sides of the Water Author(s): John Cartwright Cross

Afterpiece Title: The Orphan

Cast
Role: Monimia Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Principal Pantomime Characters Actor: Bologna Jun., Bologna, Follett, Dyke, Hawtin,Blurton, Abbot, Wilde, Curties, Findlay, Cranfield, Parsloe, Davis, Master Blackmore, Mrs Parker, Mlle St.Amand, Mrs Follett, Mrs Norton, Miss Leserve, Mrs Henley
Role: Principal Vocal Characters Actor: Townsend, Linton,Simmons, Gray, Street, Rees, Smith, Tett, Oddwell, Thomas, Everett, Little, J. Linton, Mrs Clendining, Miss Sims, Miss Wheatley, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Miss Walcup, Mrs Masters, Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Bologna
Role: Harlequin Actor: Bologna Jun.
Role: Sancho Actor: Bologna
Role: Scaramouchillo Actor: Follett
Role: Don Quixotte Actor: Dyke
Role: Grandee Actor: Hawtin
Role: Inca Actor: Townsend
Role: Chinese Magician Actor: Linton
Role: Colembine Actor: Mrs Parker
Role: Savoyard Girls Actor: Mlle St.Amand, Mrs Watts
Role: Goddess of Silence Actor: Mrs Follett
Role: Maritornes Actor: Mrs Henley. Commencing with the Representation of the Ruins of a Peruvian Temple, where an injured Inca and his Son had taken refuge from the malice of their Persecutors-the Inca in his retirement, making Magic his study, persuades his Son, from a happy presage, to attempt the re-obtainment of his right, by procuring the hand of his Oppressor's Daughter, who is a Spanish Grandee, and has betrothed her to the Knight Errant of La Mancha Don Quixotte-to prevent their union, he transforms his Son to +Harlequin, the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the hour of Peril-they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: where an injured Inca and his Son had taken refuge Actor: the Inca in his retirement, making Magic his study, persuades his Son, from a happy presage, to attempt the re-obtainment of his right, by procuring the hand of his Oppressor's Daughter, who is a Spanish Grandee, and has betrothed her to the Knight Errant of La Mancha Don Quixotte-to prevent their union, he transforms his Son to +Harlequin, the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the hour of Peril-they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: to attempt the re Actor: obtainment of his right, by procuring the hand of his Oppressor's Daughter, who is a Spanish Grandee, and has betrothed her to the Knight Errant of La Mancha Don Quixotte-to prevent their union, he transforms his Son to +Harlequin, the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the hour of Peril-they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: and has betrothed her to the Knight Errant of La M Actor: to prevent their union, he transforms his Son to +Harlequin, the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the hour of Peril-they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: the Magic Arm appearing to guard him in the Actor: they take leave, and he commences his career of adventure, by darting through the ruined Columns of the Temple, and re-appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: and re Actor: appears near the Grandee's House in Grenada, where an interview takes place with the object of his choice, who elopes with him, and after experiencing a variety of Adventures in the Spanish Territories, seeking shelter in The Alhambrav, a Moorish Palace of great Antiquity, pursued by Don Quixotte, Sancho, the Grandee and Scaramouchillo, at length arrive in Old England
Role: warned from the Grotto of the Goddess Pleasure by Actor: they take shelter in one of the +East India Company's Warehouses, which on their being closely pursued, is transform'd into a Picturesque Chinese Apartment. In this country he is deprived, by an adverse Magician, of his Columbine

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Return

Performance Comment: Principal Pantomime Characters. Harlequin-Bologna Jun.; Sammy Scrip-Simmons; Outre (his Man)-Bologna; Father to Columbine-Hawtin; Clown (his Man)-Follett; The other Pantomime Characters-Goostree Jun., Parsloe, Coombs, Noble; Columbine-Mlle St.Amand; Principal Vocal Characters. Jack Junk-Townsend; Fisherman-Linton; Harlequin's Father-Street; Mimic-Rees; Lawyers-Gray, Abbot, Blurton, Wilde; Country Boy-Miss Sims; Potter's Girl-Mrs Clendining; Milk@maid-Miss Wheatley; Harlequin's Mother-Mrs Henley; Lapland Witch-Mrs Iliff; Other Vocal Characters-Ms Castelle, Ms Watts, Ms Follett, Ms Norton, Ms Lloyd, Ms Burnett, Ms G. Walcup, Ms Bologna, Ms Gray; Sylph-Mrs Martyr; The Pantomime commences with a Sea View-the Father and Mother of Harlequin enter from their Hut and meeting their Friend, a Fisherman, according to Evening custom, deplore the absence of their Son, whom they conceive lost at Sea-a small Bark is discernable at a distance, which enlarging as it approaches, and making towards them, gives them hopes, which are realized by their Son's landing in the habit of a Sailor; but are dreadfully disappointed on finding that, being wrecked on the Coast of Lapland, a Witch of that Country, for his wishing to re-visit England, had struck him dumb; but to make amends bestowed on him an Enchanted Sword, which has the various qualities of becoming Sable when Danger is near, and being waved in different Directions produces the effect of making Dance, Laugh or Sleep those living objects it is employed upon-Escaped from the Witch, he has to contend with her Power-the Genius attendant on the Talismanic Influence of his Sword rises, promises assistance, and transforming him to the motley Hero, brings to his View his beloved Columbine-from hence the Harlequinade takes place, followed up by a variety of Changes, Tricks, Metamorphoses. A Short Description of the Scenery, Machinery.: Sea View. +Oft have our footsteps-Linton, Street, Mrs Henley; The wind blew fresh and fair-Townsend; Inside of Fisherman's Cottage, change to Corn-field. Brave offspring of Ocean-Mrs Martyr; Country Publicans. A Prize in the Lottery and its consequence. Outside of Town Hall. Behold natty Sammy-Simmons, Bologna; Changes to Inside of Ditto. Rustic rejoicings-Harlequin in armour, and Columbine's escape. Rural View. In the spring when the meadows-Miss Sims, Miss Wheatley; Milk pail change to Milk-maids, Garland, and Jack in the Green. Artist's Chamber. You take off good likenesses-Rees; in which a Variety of New Imitations-Rees; Fashionable Rout change to Billingsgate. Catch-Linton, Street, Gray, Abbot, Blurton, Wilde, Dyke, Curties, Mrs Castelle, Mrs Leserve, Mrs Bologna; Garden of Love. Chamber. Harlequin and Columbine in jeopardy-make their Pursuers dance to some tune. Landscape leading to the Pottery. Come buy my earthenware-Mrs Clendining; Inside View of the Pottery, change to Subterraneous Cavern. Rash stripling-Mrs Iliff; Bottle changes to Tarantula-the effects of its bite upon Harlequin, cured by Music. By sweet Music's powerful Note-Mrs Martyr; Cavern of Necromancy. With the entrance to the Fiery Gulph, where the Witch consults her Familiar, guarded by an immense Dragon, whose power is counteracted by that of the Sylph, who after singing the following air, Hither haste the young and gay-Mrs Martyr changes the Scene to The Bower of Constancy; The Lovers are united by their Parents, and the Piece concludes with an appropriate Finale-.
Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Bologna Jun.
Role: Sammy Scrip Actor: Simmons
Role: Outre Actor: Bologna
Role: Father to Columbine Actor: Hawtin
Role: Clown Actor: Follett
Role: The other Pantomime Characters Actor: Goostree Jun., Parsloe, Coombs, Noble
Role: Columbine Actor: Mlle St.Amand
Role: Jack Junk Actor: Townsend
Role: Fisherman Actor: Linton
Role: Harlequin's Father Actor: Street
Role: Mimic Actor: Rees
Role: Lawyers Actor: Gray, Abbot, Blurton, Wilde
Role: Country Boy Actor: Miss Sims
Role: Potter's Girl Actor: Mrs Clendining
Role: Milk@maid Actor: Miss Wheatley
Role: Harlequin's Mother Actor: Mrs Henley
Role: Lapland Witch Actor: Mrs Iliff
Role: Other Vocal Characters Actor: Ms Castelle, Ms Watts, Ms Follett, Ms Norton, Ms Lloyd, Ms Burnett, Ms G. Walcup, Ms Bologna, Ms Gray
Role: Sylph Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: The Pantomime commences with a Sea View Actor: the Father and Mother of Harlequin enter from their Hut and meeting their Friend, a Fisherman, according to Evening custom, deplore the absence of their Son, whom they conceive lost at Sea-a small Bark is discernable at a distance, which enlarging as it approaches, and making towards them, gives them hopes, which are realized by their Son's landing in the habit of a Sailor
Role: whom they conceive lost at Sea Actor: a small Bark is discernable at a distance, which enlarging as it approaches, and making towards them, gives them hopes, which are realized by their Son's landing in the habit of a Sailor
Role: for his wishing to re Actor: visit England, had struck him dumb
Role: Laugh or Sleep those living objects it is employed Actor: Escaped from the Witch, he has to contend with her Power-the Genius attendant on the Talismanic Influence of his Sword rises, promises assistance, and transforming him to the motley Hero, brings to his View his beloved Columbine-from hence the Harlequinade takes place, followed up by a variety of Changes, Tricks, Metamorphoses. A Short Description of the Scenery, Machinery.: Sea View. +Oft have our footsteps-Linton, Street, Mrs Henley
Role: he has to contend with her Power Actor: the Genius attendant on the Talismanic Influence of his Sword rises, promises assistance, and transforming him to the motley Hero, brings to his View his beloved Columbine-from hence the Harlequinade takes place, followed up by a variety of Changes, Tricks, Metamorphoses. A Short Description of the Scenery, Machinery.: Sea View. +Oft have our footsteps-Linton, Street, Mrs Henley
Role: brings to his View his beloved Columbine Actor: from hence the Harlequinade takes place, followed up by a variety of Changes, Tricks, Metamorphoses. A Short Description of the Scenery, Machinery.: Sea View. +Oft have our footsteps-Linton, Street, Mrs Henley
Role: Oft have our footsteps Actor: Linton, Street, Mrs Henley
Role: The wind blew fresh and fair Actor: Townsend
Role: change to Corn Actor: field. Brave offspring of Ocean-Mrs Martyr
Role: Brave offspring of Ocean Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Behold natty Sammy Actor: Simmons, Bologna
Role: Rustic rejoicings Actor: Harlequin in armour, and Columbine's escape. Rural View. In the spring when the meadows-Miss Sims, Miss Wheatley
Role: In the spring when the meadows Actor: Miss Sims, Miss Wheatley
Role: Milk pail change to Milk Actor: maids, Garland, and Jack in the Green. Artist's Chamber. You take off good likenesses-Rees
Role: You take off good likenesses Actor: Rees
Role: in which a Variety of New Imitations Actor: Rees
Role: Catch Actor: Linton, Street, Gray, Abbot, Blurton, Wilde, Dyke, Curties, Mrs Castelle, Mrs Leserve, Mrs Bologna
Role: Harlequin and Columbine in jeopardy Actor: make their Pursuers dance to some tune. Landscape leading to the Pottery. Come buy my earthenware-Mrs Clendining
Role: Come buy my earthenware Actor: Mrs Clendining
Role: Rash stripling Actor: Mrs Iliff
Role: Bottle changes to Tarantula Actor: the effects of its bite upon Harlequin, cured by Music. By sweet Music's powerful Note-Mrs Martyr
Role: By sweet Music's powerful Note Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Hither haste the young and gay Actor: Mrs Martyr changes the Scene to The Bower of Constancy
Role: and the Piece concludes with an appropriate Finale Actor: .
Related Works
Related Work: Harlequin's Return Author(s): John Cartwright Cross
Event Comment: [Mainpiece in place of The Merry Wives of Windsor, advertised on playbill of 10 Feb.] Afterpiece [1st time; BALL. P 1 (?), by John Cartwright Cross. Airs (T. Woodfall, 1798)]: The Scenery, Machinery, Dresses and Decorations entirely new. The Music by Reeve. The Scenery painted by Richards, Phillips, Lupino, Hollogan, and Blackmore. The Machinery by Cresswell, Sloper, Goostree, &c. The Dresses by Dick, Mrs Egan, &c. Receipts: #294 0s. 6d. (270.16.6; 23.4.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Cast
Role: Sir Francis Gripe Actor: Quick
Role: Miranda Actor: Miss Betterton.
Role: Marplot Actor: Lewis
Role: Sir George Airy Actor: Holman
Role: Charles Gripe Actor: Clarke
Role: Whisper Actor: Farley
Role: Sir Jealous Traffic Actor: Thompson
Role: William Actor: Ledger
Role: Isabinda Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Patch Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Scentwell Actor: Mrs Platt

Afterpiece Title: Joan of Arc; or, The Maid of Orleans

Performance Comment: Ballet Characters. English: Young Talbot-Bologna Jun.; General Talbot-Bologna; Herald-Helme; Officers-Blurton, Wilde, Abbot, L? Bologna; [French: Alenson-Farley; Charles (King of France)-Simpson [in Airs: Claremont (see17980214)]; Cardinal-Powel; Abbot-Thompson; Nobles and Officers-Dyke, Lee, Curties; Joan of Arc-Mrs Parker; [Infernals: Lucifer-Follett; Demons-Goostree, Parsloe, Letteney, Goodwin, Wilkins; [Vocal Characters. British Officer-Incledon; Edwin (the Page) [in Airs: Aerial Spirit, disguised as...(see17980226)]-Miss Sims; French and English Officers and Choristers-Linton, Street, Gray; Minstrel-Mrs Clendining; Female Choristers-Mrs Henley, Mrs Follett, Mrs Watts, Miss D'Evelyn, Mrs Gilbert, Mrs Norton, Mrs Masters, Mrs Castelle, Mrs Lloyd, Miss Walcup, Mrs Ward, Mrs Iliff, Mrs Bologna, Miss Leserve; Blanche-Mrs Mountain; Grand Historical Pageant-. [The Argument. Joan of Arc and her sister Blanche, being placed in the power of the English Troops besieging Orleans, become both enamoured of Young Talbot--he prefers Blanche, which urges Joan to revenge, and then by employing Magic, she is gifted by +Lucifer, for a stated time with supernatural Power, which she employs against the English with success--in the midst of her triumphs her power is crushed by the superior influence of Courage of and Virtue, and she is consigned a Victim to the Fiend whose agency she solicited--Then Britannia seated in the Clouds, attended by Commerce, Plenty and Neptune, beholds A Grand Historical Pageant of the following Illustrations of British Heroism: Caractacus' Magnanimity before the Throne of Claudius. Alfred disguised in the Danish Camp as an Harper, and discovering himself to his desponding Countrymen. Richard Coeur de Lion imprisoned in Germany, & liberated by the Voluntary Contributions of his fair Countrywomen. King John uniting his Kingdom by signing Magna Charta. Henry the Third--The Effects of French Invasion--the +Dauphine subdued, and the magnanimous conduct of England towards him. Edward and Eleanora--The affectionate Wife sucks from her husband's arm the Venom of a poisoned Arrow, by which Edward was wounded in Palestine. +The Black Prince--His taking the French King prisoner at the Battle of Poictiers, and his gallantly serving him at a Banquet. +Henry V--The Triumphs of Agincourt, and his Marriage with +Catherine. Britannia then pays honour to her Heroes--and a Grand Chorus (wherein Englishmen are exhorted to emulate the Glories of their Ancestors) concludes the Piece. [For a more detailed synopsis of the action see17980216] .The Argument. Joan of Arc and her sister Blanche, being placed in the power of the English Troops besieging Orleans, become both enamoured of Young Talbot--he prefers Blanche, which urges Joan to revenge, and then by employing Magic, she is gifted by +Lucifer, for a stated time with supernatural Power, which she employs against the English with success--in the midst of her triumphs her power is crushed by the superior influence of Courage of and Virtue, and she is consigned a Victim to the Fiend whose agency she solicited--Then Britannia seated in the Clouds, attended by Commerce, Plenty and Neptune, beholds A Grand Historical Pageant of the following Illustrations of British Heroism: Caractacus' Magnanimity before the Throne of Claudius. Alfred disguised in the Danish Camp as an Harper, and discovering himself to his desponding Countrymen. Richard Coeur de Lion imprisoned in Germany, & liberated by the Voluntary Contributions of his fair Countrywomen. King John uniting his Kingdom by signing Magna Charta. Henry the Third--The Effects of French Invasion--the +Dauphine subdued, and the magnanimous conduct of England towards him. Edward and Eleanora--The affectionate Wife sucks from her husband's arm the Venom of a poisoned Arrow, by which Edward was wounded in Palestine. +The Black Prince--His taking the French King prisoner at the Battle of Poictiers, and his gallantly serving him at a Banquet. +Henry V--The Triumphs of Agincourt, and his Marriage with +Catherine. Britannia then pays honour to her Heroes--and a Grand Chorus (wherein Englishmen are exhorted to emulate the Glories of their Ancestors) concludes the Piece. [For a more detailed synopsis of the action see17980216] .
Related Works
Related Work: Joan of Arc; or, The Maid of Orleans Author(s): John Cartwright Cross
Event Comment: Benefit for Wild, prompter. 1st piece: Not acted these 20 years; altered from Dryden (by Joseph George Holman (Not. Dram.)]. 2nd piece [Ist time; M.INT 1, probably by John Cartwright Cross. MS: Larpent 1028; not published]. 3rd piece: In which an Engagement between an English and a French Man of War, a Shipwreck, and a Grand Military Procession as it pass'd, when the French Colours taken by the British Army were conveyed from St. James's to St. Paul's Cathedral [on 17 May 1794]. The above Procession is represented by Moving Figures, in which the Horse and Foot Guards, the Band of Music, the French Colours, &c. are seen to pass in the exact order they appeared on that memorable occasion. Morning Herald, 17 May: Tickets to be had of Wild, No. 46, Drury-lane. Receipts: #293 2s. 6d. (112/17/6; 14/2/0; tickets: 166/3/0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Don Sebastian

Performance Comment: Don Sebastian-Pope; Muley Moluch-Harley; Muley Zeydan-Middleton; Don Antonio-Lewis; Abdallah-Fawcett; Don Alvarez-Thompson; M ustapha-Quick; Dorax-Holman//Morayma-Mrs Mattocks; Johayma-Mrs Henley; Almeyda-Mrs Pope .
Cast
Role: Don Sebastian Actor: Pope
Role: Muley Moluch Actor: Harley
Role: Muley Zeydan Actor: Middleton
Role: Don Antonio Actor: Lewis
Role: Abdallah Actor: Fawcett
Role: Don Alvarez Actor: Thompson
Role: M ustapha Actor: Quick
Role: Dorax Actor: HolmanMorayma-Mrs Mattocks
Role: HolmanMorayma Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Johayma Actor: Mrs Henley
Role: Almeyda Actor: Mrs Pope
Related Works
Related Work: Don Sebastian Author(s): John Dryden
Related Work: Don Sebastian, King of Portual Author(s): John Dryden
Related Work: The Captive Author(s): John Dryden

Afterpiece Title: THE NEW DIVERTISEMENT

Performance Comment: Cast not listed. [Larpent MS lists the parts: Palate, Fieldtree, Ensign Hardy//Patty, Jenny.] Written to introduce the following favorite Songs: Mary's Dream, The moon had climbed the highest hill (composed by Ralph [recte Relfe]), by Miss Poole; The Vestry Dinner, Churchwarden I have been (written by Cross, composed by Reeve), by Rees; The High Mettled Racer, See the course throng'd with gazers (composed by Dibdin), by Incledon (1st time); The Gipsey Ballad, A wand'ring Gipsey, Sir, am I (words and melody by Peter Pindar, Esq. [pseud. for John Wolcot], accompaniments by Shield), by Mrs Clendining; Kitty Grogan, Tho' I'm no Dancing Master (written by Collins, composed by Reeve), by Johnstone; The Storm, Cease, rude Boreas (written by George Alexander Stevens), by Incledon; [Auld] Robin Gray, Young Jamie lov'd me well, by Mrs Clendining; From morn till night I take my glass, by Incledon and Johnstone; Vo sol cando (composed by Vinci), by Miss Poole; The Triumph of Wine, What tho' from Venus Cupid sprung (composed by Dibdin), by Johnstone; Father, Mother and Suke (composed by Dibdin), by Fawcett. To conclude with the following Selection of Catches and Glees from Harrison and Knyvett's Vocal Concert: as17940523, but God preserve his Majesty in place of Water parted from the sea .
Cast
Role: Angelina Actor: Miss Hopkins
Role: Leonora Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Sir Gregory Forrester Actor: Quick
Role: Peregrine Forrester Actor: Munden
Role: Fieldair Actor: Incledon
Role: Peter Actor: Blanchard
Role: Cartridge Actor: Fawcett
Role: Forrester Actor: Macready
Role: Waiter Actor: Farley
Role: Susan Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Bar Maid Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Clara Actor: Mrs Clendining.
Role: Principal Pantomimic Characters Actor: Hawtin in place of _Simpson, Ledger of Hawtin
Role: Vocal Characters Actor: Miss +Kirton, in place of Mrs _Masters.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Simpson
Role: Clown Actor: Follett
Role: Lover Actor: Farley
Role: Woodcutter Actor: Rock
Role: Bricklayers Actor: Evatt, Thompson
Role: Lover's Servant Actor: Rees
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Claremont
Role: Gardener Actor: Hawtin
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Shepherdess Actor: Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Colloony Actor: Middleton
Role: Murtoch Delany Actor: Johnstone
Role: Cymon Actor: Blanchard
Role: Frost Actor: Munden
Role: Edward Actor: Fawcett
Role: Captain Seymour Actor: Harley
Role: Caroline Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Cubba Actor: Mrs Fawcett
Related Works
Related Work: The New Divertisement Author(s): John Cartwright Cross

Music: End of Act II of 1st piece a Solo on the Union Pipes by Courtney; In the course of the Evening a Duetto on the Union Pipes and Harp by Courtney and Weippert

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; CO 2. but printed in 3, by John O'Keeffe]: Taken [by its author]. with various Alterations, from the Opera of The Lad of the Hills [see 9 Apr. 1796]. The Music partly compiled, and the Overture, new Music and the Accompaniments to the National Airs, composed by Shield. Books of the Songs to be had in the Theatre. Account-Book. 3 Oct.: Paid O'Keeffe for the Alteration of the Lad of the Hills and the Golden Pippin [see 5 Nov.] #100. Receipts: #220 19s. 6d. (209.15.6; 11.4.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Merchant Of Venice

Cast
Role: Gratiano Actor: Farley.
Role: Shylock Actor: Murray
Role: Antonio Actor: Macready
Role: Bassanio Actor: Pope
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Townsend
Role: Launcelot Actor: Quick
Role: Solarino Actor: Claremont
Role: Salanio Actor: Haymes
Role: Old Gobbo Actor: Powel
Role: Duke Actor: Davenport
Role: Tubal Actor: Thompson
Role: Balthazar Actor: Ledger
Role: Jessica Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Nerissa Actor: Miss Mansel
Role: Portia Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Wicklow Mountains

Performance Comment: Characters by Incledon, Johnstone, Fawcett, Bowden, Townsend, Haymes, Thompson, Mrs Clendining, Mrs Mountain. [Cast from O'Keeffe's Dramatic Works, Vol. II (T. Woodfall, 1798): Felix-Incledon; Sullivan-Johnstone; Billy O'Rourke-Fawcett; Redmond O'Hanlon-Bowden; Franklin-Townsend; Donnybrook-Haymes [in text: Richardson]; Dross-Thompson [in text: Knight]; Helen-Mrs Clendining; Rosa-Mrs Mountain; Irish Peasantry Defenders and White Boys-Linton, Street, Follett, Simmons, Spofforth, Blurton, Abbot, Wilde, Curties, Mrs Castelle, Mrs Watts, Miss Walcup, Mrs Follett, Miss E. Walcup, Mrs Masters, Mrs Norton, Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Blurton, Miss Owen, Miss Logan, Miss Leserve, Mrs Henley.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by John O'Keeffe. Prologue by John Taylor (see text). Address by John Wolcot (Pocket Magazine, supra)]: With new Dresses and Decorations. [Mrs Lee was from the Salisbury theatre.] Morning Chronicle, 11 May 1795: This Day is published Life's Vagaries (2s.). Receipts: #268 3s. 6d. (259.19.6; 8.4.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Life's Vagaries

Performance Comment: Characters by Lewis, Quick, Johnstone, Munden, Fawcett, Bernard, Townsend, Farley, Thompson, Rees, Davenport, Burton, Rock, Follett, Cross, Williamson, Ledger, Wilde, Blurton, Abbot, Miss Wallis, Mrs Lee (1st appearance on this stage), Miss Stuart, Mrs Platt, Mrs Watts, Miss Leserve, Mrs Pope. [Cast from text (T. N. Longman, 1795), and O'Keeffe's Dramatic Works, Vol. I (T. Woodfall, 1798), and playbill of 27 Nov. 1795: Arthur D'Aumerle-Lewis; Dickins-Quick; Timolin-Johnstone; Sir Hans Burgess-Munden; George Burgess-Fawcett; Lord Torrendel-Bernard; Robin Hoofs-Townsend; L'Oeillet-Farley; Coachman-Thompson; Tradesmen-Davenport, Follett, Cross, Williamson; John-Ledger; Constable-Blurton; Robinson-Abbot; Thomas-Simmons; Augusta-Miss Wallis; Fanny-Mrs Lee; Miss Clare-Miss Stuart; Landlady-Mrs Platt; Fruit Woman-Mrs Watts; Martha-Miss Leserve; Lady Torrendel-Mrs Pope; unassigned-Rees, Burton, Rock, Wilde; Prologue-Middleton [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.; An Address by way of Epilogue [not listed on playbill,-Lewis [(Pocket Magazine, Mar. 1795, p. 195. It was probably intended to introduce Mrs Lee.].(Pocket Magazine, Mar. 1795, p. 195. It was probably intended to introduce Mrs Lee.].
Cast
Role: Arthur D'Aumerle Actor: Lewis
Role: Dickins Actor: Quick
Role: Timolin Actor: Johnstone
Role: Sir Hans Burgess Actor: Munden
Role: George Burgess Actor: Fawcett
Role: Lord Torrendel Actor: Bernard
Role: Robin Hoofs Actor: Townsend
Role: L'Oeillet Actor: Farley
Role: Coachman Actor: Thompson
Role: Tradesmen Actor: Davenport, Follett, Cross, Williamson
Role: John Actor: Ledger
Role: Constable Actor: Blurton
Role: Robinson Actor: Abbot
Role: Thomas Actor: Simmons
Role: Augusta Actor: Miss Wallis
Role: Fanny Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Miss Clare Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Landlady Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Fruit Woman Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Martha Actor: Miss Leserve
Role: Lady Torrendel Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: unassigned Actor: Rees, Burton, Rock, Wilde
Role: Prologue Actor: Middleton
Role: not listed on playbill, Actor: Lewis
Related Works
Related Work: Life's Vagaries Author(s): John O'Keeffe

Afterpiece Title: Rosina

Cast
Role: Rosina Actor: Mrs Clendining.
Role: Belville Actor: Johnstone
Role: Belville Actor: Incledon
Role: Shield Actor: Incledon
Role: William Actor: Townsend
Role: Rustic Actor: Davies
Role: Irish Haymaker Actor: Rock
Role: Phoebe Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Davenport

Song: In: I can dance and sing-Mrs Lee. [Not listed on playbill, but see BUC, p. 619.

Event Comment: The King's Company. Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, p. 16) refers to Hart's acting Don John. Wilson (All the King's Ladies, p. 170) lists Rebecca Marshall as possibly play1ng First Constantia. The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher (1711), p. ix: Mr Hart played the Part of Don John to the highest Satisfaction of the Audience, the Play had a great run, and ever since has been follow'd as one of the best Entertainments of the Stage. Pepys, Diary: And took them [Mrs Pepys and Betty Michell] against my vowes, but I will make good my forfeit, to the King's house, to show them a play, The Chances. A good play I find it, and the actors most good in it; and pretty to hear Knipp sing in the play very properly, All night I weepe; and sung it admirably. The whole play pleases me well; and most of all, the sight of many fine ladies--among others, my Lady Castlemayne and Mrs Middleton

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Chances

Performance Comment: Don John-Hart?; First Constantia-Rebecca Marshall?.
Cast
Role: Don John Actor: Hart?
Role: First Constantia Actor: Rebecca Marshall?.
Related Works
Related Work: The Chances Author(s): John Fletcher
Event Comment: Betterton's Company. The date of the first production is not known, but the Songs were advertised in the Flying Post, 6-8 Dec. 1698, and the play in the London Gazette, 19-22 Dec. 1698; hence, the premiere was certainly not later than early December and was probably not later than November. In fact, on 5 Dec. 1698 Dr. William Aglionby wrote Matthew Prior, referring to Dennis, "a poor poet who has made us a fine entertainment of Rinaldo and Armida" (quoted in The Works of John Dennis, II, 489). In a dialogue written by John Oldmixon (Reflections on the Stage [London, 1699], p. 101) Savage, referring to Rinaldo and Armida, states: I have seen it 3 or 4 times already, but the Musick is so fine, and the Play pleases me so well, that I shall not think it a burthen [to see it again] (in The Works of John Dennis, I, 479). The Musical Entertainments in the Tragedy of Rinaldo and Armida (1699) is reprinted, with an introduction by Herbert Davis, in Theatre Miscellany (Luttrell Society Reprints, No 14, Oxford, 1953), pp. 103-15. One song, Ah queen, ah wretched queen, give o'er, sung by Gouge, is in Mercurius Musicus, 1699; and another, Jolly breeze that comes whistling, sung by Gouge, is in Twelve New Songs, 1699. A Comparison between the Two Stages (1702), p. 22: Critick: At last, (as you say) the old Stagers moulded a piece of Pastry work of their own, and made a kind of Lenten Feast with their Rinaldo and Armida; this surpriz'd not only Drury-lane, but indeed all the Town, no body ever dreaming of an Opera there; 'tis true they had heard of Homer's Illiads in a Nut-shel, and Jack in a Box, and what not?...Sullen: Well, with this Vagary they tug'd a while, and The Jolly-Jolly breeze-came whistling thro'-all the Town, and not a Fop but ran to see the Celebrated Virgin in a Machine; there she shin'd in a full Zodiack, the brightest Constellation there; 'twas a pleasant Reflection all this time to see her scituated among the Bulls, Capricorns, Sagittaries, and yet the Virgo still remain itacta....Critick: But this merry Time lasted not always; every thing has an end, and at length down goes Rinaldo's inchanted Mountain; it sunk as a Mole-hill seen on't: What a severity was this? that the Labour of such a gigantick Poet, nay Critick, shou'd give up the Ghost so soon: The renown'd Author thought himself immortal in that Work, and that the World was to last no longer than his Rinaldo; and tho' he stole every thing from the Italian, yet he said, what the Italian did was but Grub-street to his. See also 5 Jan. 1698@9 for a letter written by Mrs Barry, in part concerning Rinaldo and Armida

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Rinaldo And Armida

Performance Comment: Edition of 1699: Prologue-; Rinaldo-Betterton; Ubaldo-Thurman; Carlo-Scudamore; Armida-Mrs Barry; Urania-Mrs Boman; Phenissa-Mrs Lee; Epilogue-; The Musical Entertainment ...All Compos'd by Mr John Eccles, and Writ by Mr Dennis-.
Cast
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Rinaldo Actor: Betterton
Role: Ubaldo Actor: Thurman
Role: Carlo Actor: Scudamore
Role: Armida Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Urania Actor: Mrs Boman
Role: Phenissa Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Epilogue Actor:
Role: Mr Dennis Actor: .
Related Works
Related Work: Rinaldo and Armida Author(s): John Dennis
Event Comment: [By Sir John Vanbrugh and Colley Cibber.] All the Characters new drest. Mist's 13 Jan.: On Wednesday last a most horrid, barbarous, and cruel Murder was committed...upon a posthumous Child of the late Sir John Vanbroog, by one who, for some Time past, has gone by the Name of Keyber. It was a fine Child born, and would certainly have lived long, had it not fallen into such cruel Hands. Davies (Dramatic Miscellanies, III, 260-61): In all the tumults and isturbances of the theatre on the first night of a new play, which was formerly a time of more dangerous service, to the actors, than it has been of late, Mrs Oldfield was entirely mistress of herself; she thought it her duty, amidst the most violent opposition and uproar, to exert the utmost of her abilities to serve the author. In the comedy of uproar, to exert the utmost of her abilities to serve the author. In the comedy of the Provoked Husband, Cibber's enemies tried all their power to get the play condemned. The reconciliation scene wrought so effectually upon the sensible and generous part of the audience, that the conclusion was greatly and generously approved. Amidst a thousand applauses, Mrs Oldfield came forward to speak the epilogue; but when she had pronounced the first line,-Methinks I hear some powder'd critic say-a man, of no distinguished appearance, from the seat next to tne orchestra, saluted her with a hiss. She fixed her eye upon him immediately, made a very short pause, and spoke the words poor creature! loud enough to be heard by the audience, with such a look of mingled scorn, pit, and contempt, that the most uncommon applause justified her conduct in this particular, and the poor reptile sunk down with fear and trembling. See also Cibber, Apology, I, 310-11; Victor, History of the Theatres, II, 105

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband; Or, A Journey To London

Performance Comment: Edition of 1728 lists: Lord Townly-Wilks; Lady Townly-Mrs Oldfield; Lady Grace-Mrs Porter; Manly-Mills; Sir Francis Wronghead-Cibber; Lady Wronghead-Mrs Thurmond; Squire Richard-Young Wetherilt; Jenny-Mrs Cibber; John Moody-Miller; Count Basset-Bridgwater; Mrs Motherly-Mrs Moore; Myrtilla-Mrs Grace; Mrs Trusty-Mrs Mills; Prologue-Wilks; Epilogue-Mrs Oldfield.
Cast
Role: Lord Townly Actor: Wilks
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Manly Actor: Mills
Role: Sir Francis Wronghead Actor: Cibber
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Thurmond
Role: Squire Richard Actor: Young Wetherilt
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: John Moody Actor: Miller
Role: Count Basset Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Moore
Role: Myrtilla Actor: Mrs Grace
Role: Mrs Trusty Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Prologue Actor: Wilks
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Oldfield.
Related Works
Related Work: The Provok'd Husband; or, A Journey to London Author(s): John Vanbrugh
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Written by Sir John Vanburgh [sic], with Alterations [by John Philip Kemble]. [Afterpiece in place of Arthur and Emmeline, advertised on playbill of 22 Oct.] Receipts: #176 1s. (140.1.0; 31.9.6; 4.10.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The False Friend

Performance Comment: Characters by Kemble, Bannister Jun., Barrymore, R. Palmer, Packer, Wroughton, Miss Pope, Mrs Goodall, Miss Farren. Cast from European Magazine, Nov. 1789, p. 378: Don John-Kemble; Lopez-Bannister Jun.; Don Guzman-Barrymore; Galindo-R. Palmer; Don Felix-Packer; Don Pedro-Wroughton; Jacintha-Miss Pope; Isabella-Mrs Goodall; Leonora-Miss Farren.
Cast
Role: Don John Actor: Kemble
Role: Lopez Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Don Guzman Actor: Barrymore
Role: Galindo Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Don Felix Actor: Packer
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Wroughton
Role: Jacintha Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Leonora Actor: Miss Farren.
Related Works
Related Work: The False Friend Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Afterpiece Title: The Doctor and the Apothecary

Cast
Role: Carlos Actor: Dignum
Role: Doctor Bilioso Actor: Suett
Role: Thomaso Actor: Waldron
Role: Sturmwald Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Guzman Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Perez Actor: Burton
Role: Juan Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Isabella Actor: Miss Romanzini
Role: Theresa Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Anna Actor: Mrs Crouch.
Event Comment: The United Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but according to the Gentleman's Journal, May 1694, it followed Have at All: the other call'd The married Beau, or the Curious Impertinent, by Mr Crown, already acted many times (p. 134). The manuscript of a song composed by John Eccles and sung by Doggett is in Bodleian, School of Music Collection, c. 95, f 102. One by Henry Purcell, See, where repenting Celia lyes, sung by Mrs Ayliff, is in Thesaurus Musicus, 1695. See also Purcell's Works, Purcell Society, XX (1916), xvii-xviii

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Married Beau; Or, The Curious Impertinent

Performance Comment: Edition of 1694. The Prologue-; see Epilogue; The Epilogue-Mr Dogget who Acts Thorneback. A copy of the 1694 quarto in the Folger Shakespeare Library has a manuscript cast which appears to be the original one; Loveley-Powell; Polidor-Betterton; Thorneback-Dogget; Sir John-Bowen; Mrs Loveley-Mrs Barry; Cecilia-Mrs Bowman; Camilla-Mrs Bracegirdle; Lionell-Mrs Verbruggen; Prologue-Mr Powell?.
Related Works
Related Work: The Married Beau; or, The Curious Impertinent Author(s): John Crowne
Event Comment: [By John Vanbrugh. Date of premiere unknown. Published 10 Feb.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The False Friend

Performance Comment: Edition of 1702 lists: Don Felix-Griffin; Don Pedro-Wilks; Don Guzman-Mills; Don John-Cibber; Lopez-Penkithman; Galindo-Bullock; Leonora-Mrs Rogers; Isabella-Mrs Kent; Jacinta-Mrs Oldfield; Prologue-Griffin; Epilogue-Mrs Oldfield.
Cast
Role: Don Felix Actor: Griffin
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Wilks
Role: Don Guzman Actor: Mills
Role: Don John Actor: Cibber
Role: Lopez Actor: Penkithman
Role: Galindo Actor: Bullock
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Kent
Role: Jacinta Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Prologue Actor: Griffin
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Oldfield.
Related Works
Related Work: The False Friend Author(s): John Vanbrugh
Event Comment: Written by Sir John Vanbrugh. Receipts: #15 2s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Performance Comment: Sir John-Quin; Heartfree-Leigh; Constant-C. Bullock; Razor-Spiller; Lady Brute-Mrs Seymour; Lady Fanciful-Mrs Cross; Mademoiselle-Mrs Egleton; Belinda-Mrs Bullock.
Cast
Role: Sir John Actor: Quin
Role: Heartfree Actor: Leigh
Role: Constant Actor: C. Bullock
Role: Razor Actor: Spiller
Role: Lady Brute Actor: Mrs Seymour
Role: Lady Fanciful Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Mrs Egleton
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Bullock.
Related Works
Related Work: The Provok'd Wife Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Dance:

Event Comment: Not Acted these Ten Years. Written by Sir John Vanbrug. Receipts: #22 9s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The False Friend

Performance Comment: Felix-Boheme; Pedro-Ryan; John-Quin; Guzman-Walker; Lopez-Egleton; Galindo-Hippisley; Leonora-Mrs Bullock; Isabella-Mrs Moffat; Jacinta-Mrs Egleton.
Cast
Role: Felix Actor: Boheme
Role: Pedro Actor: Ryan
Role: John Actor: Quin
Role: Guzman Actor: Walker
Role: Lopez Actor: Egleton
Role: Galindo Actor: Hippisley
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Bullock
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Moffat
Role: Jacinta Actor: Mrs Egleton.
Related Works
Related Work: The False Friend Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Dance: PPastoral-Mrs Wall; Peasant-Nivelon; Passacaile-Mrs Wall

Event Comment: Benefit Quin. Written by Sir John Vanbrugh. Receipts: money #48 4s.; tickets #93 9s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Performance Comment: Sir John-Quin; Constant-Walker; Heartfree-Ryan; Razor-Egleton; Lady Brute-Mrs Parker; Belinda-Mrs Bullock; Mademoiselle-Mrs Legare; Lady Fanciful-Mrs Younger.
Cast
Role: Sir John Actor: Quin
Role: Constant Actor: Walker
Role: Heartfree Actor: Ryan
Role: Razor Actor: Egleton
Role: Lady Brute Actor: Mrs Parker
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Bullock
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Mrs Legare
Role: Lady Fanciful Actor: Mrs Younger.
Related Works
Related Work: The Provok'd Wife Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Song: With new Songs proper to the Play-Leveridge, Legare

Dance: Nivelon, Salle, Mlle Salle, Mrs Bullock

Event Comment: Benefit Lesac and Miss Latour. Written by the late Sir John Vanbrugh. Receipts: money #12 10s. 6d.; tickets #54 2s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The False Friend

Performance Comment: Felix-Boheme; Pedro-Ryan; John-Quin; Guzman-Walker; Lopez-Egleton; Galindo-Hippisley; Leonora-Mrs Bullock; Isabella-Mrs Moffet; Jacinta-Mrs Egleton.
Cast
Role: Felix Actor: Boheme
Role: Pedro Actor: Ryan
Role: John Actor: Quin
Role: Guzman Actor: Walker
Role: Lopez Actor: Egleton
Role: Galindo Actor: Hippisley
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Bullock
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Moffet
Role: Jacinta Actor: Mrs Egleton.
Related Works
Related Work: The False Friend Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Dance: SSpanish Dance-Young Lesac; Chacone-Miss Latour Dupre's Scholar; Shepherd and Shepherdess representing Acis and Galatea -Young Lesac, Miss Latour

Song: Mrs Barbier

Music: Set of Mr Hendel's Lessons on Harpsicord-Miss Latour , Scholar of Mr Troas

Event Comment: Written by the late Sir John Vanbrugh

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Performance Comment: Sir John-Cibber; Lady Brute-Mrs Oldfield; Constant-Wilks; Belinda-Mrs Booth; Rake-Bridgwater; Bully-Harper; Justice-Shepard; Taylor-Griffin; Heartfree-Booth; Lady Fanciful-Mrs Cibber; Razor-Miller; Mademoiselle-Mrs Brett.
Cast
Role: Sir John Actor: Cibber
Role: Lady Brute Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Constant Actor: Wilks
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Rake Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Bully Actor: Harper
Role: Justice Actor: Shepard
Role: Taylor Actor: Griffin
Role: Heartfree Actor: Booth
Role: Lady Fanciful Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Razor Actor: Miller
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Mrs Brett.
Related Works
Related Work: The Provok'd Wife Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Dance: Mr Lally's young son, a little Girl (who have never appear'd upon any Stage before)

Event Comment: Benefit Rowland and Widow Atkins. Written by the late Sir John Vanbrugh. Receipts: money #9 9s.; tickets #108 8s. Probable attendance: boxes, 13 by money and 200 by tickets; stage, 2 by money; pit, 8 by money and 256 by tickets; first gallery, 15 by money and 200 by tickets; second gallery, 19 by money

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Performance Comment: Sir John-Quin; Constant-Walker; Heartfree-Ryan; Razor-Chapman; Lady Brute-Mrs Berriman; Belinda-Mrs Bullock; Mademoiselle-Mrs Legare; Lady Fanciful-Mrs Younger.
Cast
Role: Sir John Actor: Quin
Role: Constant Actor: Walker
Role: Heartfree Actor: Ryan
Role: Razor Actor: Chapman
Role: Lady Brute Actor: Mrs Berriman
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Bullock
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Mrs Legare
Role: Lady Fanciful Actor: Mrs Younger.
Related Works
Related Work: The Provok'd Wife Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Song: LL'Amor Che Parte Sento, Gently Touch the Warbling Lyre-Miss Warren; two part Song-Leveridge, Laguerre

Dance: TTwo Pierrots-Poitier, Pelling; Dutch Burgomaster and His Frow-Newhouse, Mrs Ogden

Event Comment: Written by Sir John Vanbrugh. Receipts: #18 10s. Probable attendance: boxes, 6 paid and 9 orders; pit, 58 paid and 32 orders; slips, 11 paid and 7 orders; first gallery, 75 paid and 23 orders; second gallery, 46 paid and 4 orders

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Performance Comment: Sir John-Quin; Constant-Walker; Heartfree-Ryan; Razor-Chapman; Lady Brute-Mrs Berriman; Belinda-Mrs Bullock; Mademoiselle-Mrs Moreau; Lady Fanciful-Mrs Younger.
Cast
Role: Sir John Actor: Quin
Role: Constant Actor: Walker
Role: Heartfree Actor: Ryan
Role: Razor Actor: Chapman
Role: Lady Brute Actor: Mrs Berriman
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Bullock
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Mrs Moreau
Role: Lady Fanciful Actor: Mrs Younger.
Related Works
Related Work: The Provok'd Wife Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Song: Singing Proper to the Play-Leveridge, Legare

Dance: TTwo Pierrots-Salle, Pelling; Pastoral-DuPre, Pelling

Event Comment: Written by the late Sir John Vanbrugh

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Performance Comment: Lady Brute-Mrs Oldfield; Lady Fanciful-Mrs Horton; Sir John-Cibber; Constant-Wilks; Heartfree-W. Mills; Rake-Bridgwater; Bully-Harper; Justice-Shepard; Razor-Miller; Taylor-Griffin; Belinda-Mrs Booth; Mademoiselle-Miss Shireburn.
Cast
Role: Lady Brute Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Lady Fanciful Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Sir John Actor: Cibber
Role: Constant Actor: Wilks
Role: Heartfree Actor: W. Mills
Role: Rake Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Bully Actor: Harper
Role: Justice Actor: Shepard
Role: Razor Actor: Miller
Role: Taylor Actor: Griffin
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Miss Shireburn.
Related Works
Related Work: The Provok'd Wife Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Dance: Roger, Mrs Mills, Essex, Miss Robinson, Master Lally, Miss Brett; particularly The Pieraite-

Related Works
Related Work: The Unhappy Favourite; or, The Earl of Essex Author(s): John Banks
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Written by the late Sir John Vanbrugh. Receipts: #100 19s. Probable attendance: boxes, 49 paid and 29 orders; pit, 259 paid and 14 orders; slips, 28 paid and 4 orders; first gallery, 252 paid and 7 orders; second gallery, 183 paid. [This is the last entry in the Harvard Manuscript which lists the receipts in various sections of the theater.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The False Friend

Performance Comment: Felix-Milward; Pedro-Ryan; John-Quin; Guzman-Walker; Lopez-Chapman; Galindo-Hippisley; Leonora-Mrs Bullock; Isabella-Mrs Vincent; Jacinta-Mrs Egleton.
Cast
Role: Felix Actor: Milward
Role: Pedro Actor: Ryan
Role: John Actor: Quin
Role: Guzman Actor: Walker
Role: Lopez Actor: Chapman
Role: Galindo Actor: Hippisley
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Bullock
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Jacinta Actor: Mrs Egleton.
Related Works
Related Work: The False Friend Author(s): John Vanbrugh

Afterpiece Title: The Necromancer

Related Works
Related Work: The Necromancer; or, Harlequin Doctor Faustus Author(s): John Rich