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

Song: Singing In Italian the Famous-Signiora Maria Margarita Gallia , lately arriv'd from Italy, who has never yet Sung in England; the Musick which accompanies her Singing is compos'd by Signior Joseph Saggion-

Dance: The Wedding Dance, compos'd by Monsieur L'Abbe,-Monsieur L'Abbe, Mrs Elford

Event Comment: MMr Handell's Oratorio of Joseph. 3rd night, [i.e., of oratorios] (Account Books, Egerton 2268)


Mainpiece Title: Joseph And His Brethren

Performance Comment: Parts were: Pharaoh-; Joseph-; Reuben-; Simeon-; Judah-; Benjamin-; Potiphera-; Phanor-; Asenath-; Chorus of Egyptians-; Hebrews-. [See Dean, Handel's Dramatic Oratorios, pp. 407-8.]See Dean, Handel's Dramatic Oratorios, pp. 407-8.]
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Event Comment: Betterton's Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but the fact that the play was advertised in the Post Boy, 25-28 April 1696, suggests that it was acted not later than the period preceding Passion Week (6-11 April 1696). In addition, the large number of minor performers in the cast suggests a Lenten performance by the young actors. In Act I, Scene i, there is an Entertainment of Instrumental Musick, Compos'd by Signior Finger: Then a Song, set by Mr John Eccles, and Sung by Young La Roche. In III, iii: A Dialogue set by Seignior Baptist. The play is an adaptation of John Webster's Cure for a Cuckold. A Comparison Between the Two Stages (1702): The City Bride, by another Player, Damn'd


Mainpiece Title: The City Bride; Or, The Merry Cuckold

Role: Prologue Actor: Mr Thurmond
Role: Bonvile Actor: Boman
Role: Friendly Actor: Thurmond
Role: Justice Merryman Actor: Bright
Role: Summerfield Actor: Scudemore
Role: Mr Ventre Actor: Arnold
Role: Mr Spruce Actor: Bayly
Role: Compasse Actor: Freeman
Role: A Councellor Actor: Davis
Role: Pettifog Actor: Trefusis
Role: Dodge Actor: Eldred
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Boman
Role: Clara Actor: Mrs Boutell
Role: Mrs Ventre Actor: Mrs Lacy
Role: Peg Actor: Mrs Perin
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Lawson
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Prince
Role: Epilogue Actor: the City-Bride.
Role: the City Actor: Bride.
Related Works
Related Work: The City Bride; or, The Merry Cuckold Author(s): Joseph Harris


Mainpiece Title: Joseph And His Brethren

Performance Comment: Pharaoh-Reinhold, bass; Joseph-Sullivan, alto; Reuben-Reinhold, bass; Simeon-Beard, tenor; Asenath-Signora Francesina, soprano; Phanor-Signora Galli, mezzosoprano (Deutsch, Handel, pp. 586-67), Esther Young (Dean, Handel's Dramatic Oratorios, p. 407); Benjamin-Samuel Champness (Dean, Handel's Dramatic Oratorios, p. 407).
Role: Pharaoh Actor: Reinhold, bass
Role: Joseph Actor: Sullivan, alto
Role: Reuben Actor: Reinhold, bass
Role: Simeon Actor: Beard, tenor
Role: Asenath Actor: Signora Francesina, soprano
Role: Phanor Actor: Signora Galli, mezzosoprano
Role: Benjamin Actor: Samuel Champness

Music: Concerto on the Organ-


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Role: Hastings Actor: Smith
Role: Gloster Actor: Aickin
Role: Bellmour Actor: Davies
Role: Catesby Actor: Wright
Role: Ratcliffe Actor: Chaplin
Role: Derby Actor: Chambers
Role: Shore Actor: Bensley
Role: Alicia Actor: Miss Younge
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Mrs Yates.

Afterpiece Title: Joseph Andrews

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Palmer, Parsons, Baddeley, Burton, Lamash, Mrs Hopkins, Mrs Wrighten, Miss Sherry, Mrs Robinson. Cast from Morning Chronicle, 21 Apr.: Joseph Andrews-Palmer; Peter Pounce-Parsons; Captain Wilson-Baddeley; Coupee-Burton; Lord Didapper-Lamash; Slipslop-Mrs Hopkins; Jenny-Mrs Wrighten; Lady Booby-Miss Sherry; Fanny-Mrs Robinson; New Prologue-Bensley.
Role: Joseph Andrews Actor: Palmer
Role: Peter Pounce Actor: Parsons
Role: Captain Wilson Actor: Baddeley
Role: Coupee Actor: Burton
Role: Lord Didapper Actor: Lamash
Role: Slipslop Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Lady Booby Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Fanny Actor: Mrs Robinson
Role: New Prologue Actor: Bensley.

Dance: As17780109

Event Comment: [Text by Joseph Addison. Music by Thomas Clayton.] A new Opera never yet perform'd. By Subscription. None to be admitted into the Boxes or Pit but by the Subscribers' Tickets. [Both A Critical Discourse upon Operas (1709) and Jacobs (I, 3) refer to the unsatisfactory nature of the music; as a result, according to Jacobs, "It had not the Success due to its Merit."


Mainpiece Title: Rosamond

Role: King Henry Actor: Hughes
Role: Sir Trusty Actor: Leveridge
Role: Page Actor: Holcomb
Role: Messenger Actor: Lawrence
Role: Queen Elinor Actor: Mrs Tofts
Role: Rosamond Actor: Mrs Gallia
Role: Grideline Actor: Mrs Lindsey.
Related Works
Related Work: Rosamond Author(s): Joseph Addison
Event Comment: [By Joseph Addison.] Never Acted before. G. Berkeley to Sir John Percival, 16 April: On Tuesday last...Cato was acted the first time. I am informed the front boxes were all bespoke for nine days, a fortnight before the play was acted. I was present with Mr Addison, and two or three more friends in a side box, where we had a table and two or three flasks of burgundy and champagne, with which the author (who is a very sober man) thought it necessary to support his spirits in the concern he was then under, and indeed it was a pleasant refreshment to us all between the acts....The actors were at the expence of new habits, which were very magnificent. (Rand, p. 113. See also Victor, II, 29-31, and Cibber, I, 122-23, II, 127-33)


Mainpiece Title: Cato

Role: Cato Actor: Booth
Role: Lucius Actor: Keene
Role: Sempronius Actor: Mills
Role: Juba Actor: Wilks
Role: Syphax Actor: Cibber
Role: Portius Actor: Powell
Role: Marcus Actor: Ryan
Role: Decius Actor: Bowman
Role: Marcia Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Lucia Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Pope Actor: Wilks
Role: Garth Actor: Mrs Porter.
Related Works
Related Work: Cato Author(s): Joseph Addison
Event Comment: [By Joseph Addison]. Never Acted before


Mainpiece Title: The Drummer; Or, The Haunted House

Role: Sir George Trueman Actor: Wilks
Role: Vellum Actor: Johnson
Role: Tinsel Actor: Cibber
Role: Fantome Actor: Mills
Role: Butler Actor: Penkethman
Role: Coachman Actor: Miller
Role: Gardiner Actor: Norris
Role: Lady Trueman Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Abigail Actor: Mrs Saunders
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Oldfield.
Related Works
Related Work: The Drummer; or, The Haunted House Author(s): Joseph Addison
Related Work: The Drummer Author(s): Joseph Addison
Event Comment: Mainpiece: The authorship is uncertain, with both Joseph Mitchell and Aaron Hill connected with the play.] Benefit the Author. Receipts: money #33 14s.; tickets #76 12s


Mainpiece Title: The Fatal Extravagance

Role: Bellmour Actor: Quin
Role: Courtney Actor: Boheme
Role: Bargrave Actor: Ogden
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Seymour
Role: Aaron Hill Actor: Ryan
Role: Epilogue by Aaron Hill Actor: Mrs Seymour.
Related Works
Related Work: Fatal Extravagance Author(s): Joseph Mitchell
Related Work: The Prodigal Author(s): Joseph Mitchell

Afterpiece Title: The Emperor of the Moon

Event Comment: A New Scot's Opera. [By Joseph Mitchell.] All the Habits entirely New. [See a letter by the Author in Daily Advertiser, 20 March.


Mainpiece Title: The Highland Fair; Or, Union Of The Clans

Role: Charles Actor: Mills Jr
Role: Donald Actor: Harper
Role: Duncan Actor: Paget
Role: Alaster Actor: Fielding
Role: Davy Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Kenneth Actor: Berry
Role: Willy Actor: Johnson
Role: Nanny Actor: Miss Raftor
Role: Jeany Actor: Miss Vaughan
Role: Maggy Actor: Mrs Thurmond.
Related Works
Related Work: The Highland Fair; or, Union of the Clans Author(s): Joseph Mitchell
Event Comment: Benefit Dormer, Author of the Female Rake, &c. Afterpiece: a Ballad-Comedy of Two Acts never performed before. [By Joseph Dorman (?). Tickets at Mrs Talbot's Coffee House in the Passage in DL Playhouse and at the Author's House in Old Bailey.]


Mainpiece Title: The London Merchant

Afterpiece Title: The Female Rake; or, Modern Fine Lady

Role: Phillis Actor: Mrs Talbot
Role: Lord Fashion Actor: Pullen
Role: Sir George Friendly Actor: Turner
Role: Clerimont Actor: Freeman
Role: Townly Actor: Smith
Role: Dapper Actor: Williams
Role: Sir Harry Trueman Actor: Smith
Role: Tim Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: George Actor: Lowder
Role: James Actor: Adams
Role: Libertine Actor: Miss Jones
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Eaton
Role: Celia Actor: Mrs Mills. Prologue. Epilogue spoken by Miss Jones
Related Works
Related Work: The Female Rake; or, Modern Fine Lady Author(s): Joseph Dorman
Event Comment: Benefit for the author of the Dramatic Entertainment. [Afterpiece written by Joseph Dorman.] Never before performed. [See 18 Nov. 1740.] Tickets to be had of the Author at Pons Coffee House in Cecil Court, St. Martin's Lane. Tickets deliver'd out for Monday the 22nd Instant will be taken. Ladies send servants by three


Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Role: Miser Actor: Macklin
Role: Frederick Actor: Blakes
Role: Clermont Actor: Mills
Role: Ramilie Actor: Neale
Role: James Actor: Winstone
Role: Decoy Actor: Ray
Role: Furnish Actor: Raftor
Role: List Actor: Leigh
Role: Mariana Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Ridout
Role: Mrs Wisely Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Wheedle Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Lappet Actor: Mrs Clive

Afterpiece Title: Sir Roger de Coverly; or, the Merry Christmas

Related Works
Related Work: Sir Roger de Coverly; or, The Merry Christmas Author(s): Joseph Dorman

Song: III: Lowe

Event Comment: [T$Theophilus Cibber opened the theatre this one night. Mainpiece, a Mock Tragedy by Joseph Reed. Afterpiece, anonymous.] Tickets to be had at the Swan, Westminster Bridge; Forest's Coffee House and Cannon Tavern, Charing Cross; the Tuns in the Borough, Southwark; the Rainbow Coffee House, near the Royal Exchange; and the Bedford Coffee House, Covent Garden. N.B. Tickets for the Author to be had at Mr Briscall's at Parliament-Street Coffee House; the Bedford Head, Southampton St.; Mr Wells at the Crown and W in Russel Court, Covent Garden; Mr Long's in Little Britain; the Union Coffee House in Cornhill; the White Lion in Talbot Court; and the Sun Tavern, Shadwell


Mainpiece Title: Madrigal And Truletta

Role: Characters Actor: Mr Cibber
Role: with a Prologue Actor:
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Role: Ghosts of Cabbagino and Truletta Actor:
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Role: Trumpets Actor: .
Related Works
Related Work: Madrigal and Truletta Author(s): Joseph Reed

Afterpiece Title: Sir ThomasCallico; or, The Mock Nabob

Event Comment: Mainpiece: By Particular Desire. Afterpiece: By Desire. Benefit for Holland. Part of Pit laid into Boxes. House Charges #67 1s. 6d. [Profit to Holland #201 8s. 6d.] Tragedy (never performed) written in the manner of Shakespeare [by Joseph Reed]. Rec'd stopages 16s. 6d. Paid salary list #294 2s. 8d.; Chorus singers 1 night #2 5s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #268 10s. (Treasurer's Book). To see Dido, a Tragedy in Shakespere's style, performed for the first time, with Daphne and Amintor. This piece is the production of a Ropemaker of Chadwick, and being refused by the managers, was given to Holland to be played for his benefit. It went off with considerable applause and is by desire to be performed again. Powel and Yates were good in Aeneas and Dido. Holland played Narbel, Havard Bilias, and Bensley Anchises. We had a prologue spoken by King and an Epilogue spoken by Mrs Abington. Before the play began, by the light of my wax taper read No. 1564 of the London Chronicle, in which was Night' a pretty good ode (Neville MS Diary)


Mainpiece Title: Dido

Role: Parts Actor: Holland, Powell, Havard, Bensley, Bransby, Strange, A Young Gentlewoman, Mrs Lee, Mrs Yates, Packer, Aickin, Fawcett
Role: Prologue Actor: King
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Abington Aeneas-Powell
Role: Mrs Abington Aeneas Actor: Powell
Role: Cephales Actor: Bensley
Role: Gyas Actor: Bransby
Role: Sagertus Actor: Fox
Role: Norbal Actor: Holland
Role: Bilius Actor: Havard
Role: Adoam Actor: Strange
Role: Dido Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Anna Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Barce Actor: Miss Simson
Related Works
Related Work: Dido Author(s): Joseph Reed

Afterpiece Title: Daphne and Amintor

Event Comment: Mainpiece: A New Comic Opera [by Joseph Reed]. Never Performed before. Books of the Opera to be had at the theatre. Receipts: #246 16s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: Tom Jones

Role: Western Actor: Shuter
Role: Tom Actor: Mattocks
Role: Supple Actor: Barnshaw
Role: Allworthy Actor: Gibson
Role: Bliful Actor: Gardner
Role: Nightengale Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Old Nightengale Actor: Morris
Role: Mrs Western Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Sophia Actor: Mrs Pinto
Role: Honour Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Nancy Actor: Mrs Baker
Related Works
Related Work: Tom Jones Author(s): Joseph Reed

Afterpiece Title: The Country Wife

Role: Pinchwife Actor: Hull
Role: Sparkish Actor: Dyer
Role: Dorilant Actor: Davis
Role: Harcourt Actor: Perry
Role: Alithea Actor: Mrs DuBellamy
Role: Country Wife Actor: Miss Ward.

Dance: II: A New Pantomime Dance call'd The Gardeners-Mas. Blurton, Miss Besford, Miss Ford

Event Comment: Mainpiece: A New Tragedy [by Joseph Cradock] never performed. The Music composed by Mr Fisher. Words of the Epithalamium to be had at the Theatre. Paid Palmer (wax chandler) #140; Paid Buxton & Enderby (oyl merchants) #136 3s. (Account Book). Receipts: #220 16s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: Zobeide

Role: Parts Actor: Smith, Sevigny, Hull, Clarke, Owenson, Gardner, Thompson, Mrs Vincent, Mrs Yates, Prologue-
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor:
Role: an Epithalamium Actor:
Role: vocals Actor: Reinhold, Baker, Fox, Phillips, Mrs Woodman, Miss Valois, Miss Ogilvie, Mrs Lampe, Mrs Jones
Role: Athamond Actor: Smith
Role: Indater Actor: Savigny
Role: Hermodon Actor: Clarke
Role: Seyfel Actor: Hull
Role: Haran Actor: Owenson
Role: Sulma Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Zobeide Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Also unassigned Actor: Gardner, Thompson
Related Works
Related Work: Zobeide Author(s): Joseph Craddock

Afterpiece Title: The Commissary

Role: Young Loveit Actor: Davis.
Role: Simon Actor: Fox.
Role: Gruel Actor: Thompson
Role: Le Fleur Actor: Holtom.
Role: Commissary Actor: Quick
Role: Fungus Actor: Morris
Role: Dr Catgut Actor: Thompson
Role: Mrs Loveit Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Dolly Actor: Miss Helm
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Pearce
Role: Mrs Mechlin Actor: Mrs Gardner.
Event Comment: Benefit for Woodward. Mainpiece: By Particular Desire. Afterpiece : A New Farce [by Joseph Reed] from a Story in Gil Blas, never perform'd (Larpent MS 409). Tickets deliver'd for the Double Gallant will be taken. [The Westminster Magazine for March lists Alguazil-Thompson; Alphonso-Lewis; Inis-$Mrs Willems, tells the story for the play, and concludes: "The story is professedly taken from Gil Blas, and although we cannot pay the Dramatist any great compliment either on his diction, the management of his fable, the sublimity of his allusions, or in a word, on the excellence of his tout ensemble; it would be unjust were we not to say, that the farce provok'd most hearty peals of laughter; it may therefore serve as well as any other such Bartholomew-fair-like droll for a heel-piece to the performance on a benefit night."


Mainpiece Title: As You Like It

Role: Jaques Actor: Barry
Role: Orlando Actor: Lewis
Role: Adam Actor: Lee
Role: Duke Senior Actor: Hull
Role: Amiens Actor: Mattocks
Role: Oliver Actor: Wroughton
Role: Duke Frederick Actor: Fearon
Role: Touchstone Actor: Woodward
Role: Caelia Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Phoebe Actor: Miss Dayes
Role: Audrey Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Rosalind Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: a Dance of Forresters Actor: Daguville.

Afterpiece Title: The Imposters; or, A Cure for Credulity

Related Works
Related Work: The Imposters; or, A Cure for Credulity Author(s): Joseph Reed

Dance: I: A New Hornpipe-Miss Besford; End Comedy: Mirth and Jollity, as17760102

Event Comment: Benefit for Palmer. Mainpiece [1st time; C 3, by George Colman, the elder, altered from The Mutual Deception, by Joseph Atkinson, which was based on Le Jeu de l'Amour et du Hasard, by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux, and 1st acted at the Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, 2 Mar. 1785. Prologue by the author (.European Magazine, Sept. 1786, p. 166). Author of Epilogue unknown]. Afterpiece: Never acted at this Theatre. [Prologue and Epilogue by David Garrick.] "This play, originally French, was translated by an Officer (the plot of which may be found in The Man's the Master, as well as in many other English plays and farces) who, with some few additions, changed it into five acts, and called it The Mutual Deception (which is now in print), but was represented in Ireland with little or no success. This Comedy, however, has undergone many very masterly alterations, and received many additions by the able hand of the attentive Manager of this Theatre" (Public Advertiser, 30 Aug.). Public Advertiser, 6 May 1788: To be published May 7, Tit for Tat (1s.)


Mainpiece Title: Tit For Tat

Role: : Villamour Actor: Palmer
Role: Old Meanwell Actor: Booth
Role: Young Meanwell Actor: Davies
Role: Servant Actor: Lyons
Role: Skipwell Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Letty Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Florinda Actor: Miss Farren.
Related Works
Related Work: Tit for Tat Author(s): Joseph Atkinson

Afterpiece Title: A Peep behind the Curtain; or, The New Rehearsal

Role: Glib Actor: Palmer
Role: Sir Toby Fuz Actor: Usher
Role: Sir Macaroni Virtu Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Carpenter Actor: Booth
Role: Mervin Actor: Williamson
Role: Patent Actor: Gardner
Role: Prompter Actor: Burton
Role: Wilson Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Lady Fuz Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Miss Fuz Actor: Miss Woollery. In which the Burletta of Orpheus. Orpheus-Davies
Role: Orpheus Actor: Davies
Role: Old Shepherd Actor: Edwin
Role: Rhodope Actor: Miss George

Dance: As17860706

Event Comment: Benefit for Wild. 1st Piece: 1st Time at this Theatre, and with Permission of G. Colman, Esq. [owner of the copyright]; written by Joseph Atkinson, Esq. [i.e. altered from his The Mutual Deception (see hay, 29 Aug. 1786)]. 2nd piece: Not acted these 2 years. 3rd piece: Not acted these 7 years [acted 23 May 1783]. Receipts: #225 0s. 6d. (113.0.6; 5.5.0; tickets: 106.15.0)


Mainpiece Title: Tit For Tat

Role: Villamour Actor: Farren
Role: Old Meanwell Actor: Booth
Role: Young Meanwell Actor: Macready
Role: Skipwell Actor: Ryder
Role: Letty Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Florinda Actor: Mrs Bernard
Related Works
Related Work: Tit for Tat Author(s): Joseph Atkinson

Afterpiece Title: The Nunnery

Role: Captain Banner Actor: Johnstone
Role: Forage Actor: Quick
Role: Peter Actor: Edwin
Role: Monks Actor: Rock, Ledger, Helme
Role: Francis Actor: Painter
Role: Lieutenant of Police Actor: Gardner
Role: Ambrose Actor: Fearon
Role: Mrs D'Arcey Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Teresa Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Selima Actor: Mrs Mountain.

Afterpiece Title: The Royal Chace; or, Harlequin Skeleton

Role: Jupiter Actor: A Gentleman
Role: Pierrot Actor: Blanchard
Role: Hercules Actor: Cranfield
Role: Mezzetin Actor: Ware
Role: Punch Actor: Jackson
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Ratchford
Role: Doctor Actor: King
Role: Anatomist Actor: Rock
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Thompson
Role: Old Woman Actor: Mr Stevens
Role: Columbine Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Diana Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: a Hunting Song Actor: Mrs Martyr.

Song: End I 1st piece: Oh say Bonny Lass will you carry a Wallet?-Mrs Kennedy, Mrs Martyr

Role: i> Actor: Mrs Kennedy, Mrs Martyr.

Entertainment: Monologue. End II 1st piece: A Description of the Curiosities in the Tower-Edwin

Event Comment: 1st piece [1st time; INT 1 by Francis Godolphin Waldron): Altered from THE FATAL EXTRAVAGANCE of [Joseph] Mitchell and Aaron Hill. "I went on Monday evening with Mrs Darner to the Little Haymarket, to see The Children in the Wood, having heard so much of my favourite, young Bannister, in that new piece; which, by the way, is well arranged, and near being fine. He more than answered my expectation, and all I had heard of him. It was one of the most admirable performances I ever saw: his transports of despair and joy are incomparable, and his various countenances would be adequate to the pencil of Salvator Rosa. He made me shed as many tears as I suppose the original old ballad did when I was six years old. Bannister's merit was the more striking, as, before The Children in the Wood, he had been playing the sailor in No Song No Supper, with equal nature" (Walpole [4 Dec. 1793], XV, 266-67)


Mainpiece Title: The Prodigal

Role: : Bellmour Actor: Barrymore
Role: Courtney Actor: Aickin
Role: Hargrave Actor: BensonLouisa-Mrs Powell.
Role: BensonLouisa Actor: Mrs Powell.
Related Works
Related Work: The Prodigal Author(s): Joseph Mitchell
Related Work: Fatal Extravagance Author(s): Joseph Mitchell

Afterpiece Title: NO SONG NO SUPPER

Role: Walter Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Lord Alford Actor: Dignum
Role: Sir Rowland Actor: Barrymore
Role: Apathy Actor: Suett
Role: Gabriel Actor: Benson
Role: Oliver Actor: Caulfield
Role: Ruffians Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: Servant Actor: Lyons
Role: Boy Actor: Master Menage
Role: Girl Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Lady Helen Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Winifred Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Josephine Actor: Mrs Bland.


Role: Walter Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Lord Alford Actor: Dignum
Role: Sir Rowland Actor: Barrymore
Role: Apathy Actor: Suett
Role: Gabriel Actor: Benson
Role: Oliver Actor: Caulfield
Role: Ruffians Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: Servant Actor: Lyons
Role: Boy Actor: Master Menage
Role: Girl Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Lady Helen Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Winifred Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Josephine Actor: Mrs Bland.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; T 5, by Joseph Berington, altered from the same, by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. MS: Larpent MS 1041; not published; synopsis of plot in Morning Herald, 30 Oct. It has hitherto been assumed that this play was altered by Benjamin Thompson, but "This Tragedy was translated from the German by the Rev. Jos. Berrington [sic]" (Kemble Mem.). Dr. Berington's authorship is also referred to in London Chronicle, 30 Oct. 1794. Thompson's translation was published by Vernor and Hood in 1800. Prologue by Richard Cumberland. Epilogue by George Colman, ynger (London Chronicle, 29 Oct.)]: The Dresses, Scenes and Decorations are entirely new. The Scenery in the four first Acts is the work of Signor Barzago and of his Brother; and in the fifth of Greenwood, by whom also a new Frontispiece is designed and executed. [Miss Miller, who had appeared the previous season as a chorus singer, is identified in European Magazine, Nov. 1794, p. 363.] The Doors to be opened at 5:15. To begin at 6:15 [see 20 Apr. 1795]. Powell: Emilia Galotti rehearsed at 10. The New Frontispiece and Stage doors were exhibited for the first Time this Evening. Receipts: #317 19s. 6d. (270.8.6; 46.5.0; 1.6.0)


Mainpiece Title: Emilia Galotti

Role: Duke of Guastalla Actor: Kemble
Role: Marquis Marinelli Actor: Palmer
Role: Count Appiani Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Camilla Rota Actor: Aickin
Role: Odoarto Galotti Actor: Wroughton
Role: Battista Actor: Barrymore
Role: Giuseppe Actor: Caulfield
Role: Pirro Actor: Maddocks
Role: Angelo Actor: Phillimore
Role: Countess Orsina Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Claudia Galotti Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Emilia Galotti Actor: Miss Miller
Role: Prologue Actor: Whitfield
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Siddons.
Related Works
Related Work: Emilia Galotti Author(s): Joseph Berington

Afterpiece Title: The Prize

Role: Caroline Actor: Sga Storace.
Role: Lenitive Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Mr Caddy Actor: Benson
Role: Heartwell Actor: Whitfield
Role: Label Actor: Suett
Role: Juba Actor: Master Welsh
Role: Mrs Caddy Actor: Mrs Booth
Related Works
Related Work: Love's a Lottery, and a Woman the Prize: With a New Masque, call'd Love and Riches Reconcil'd Author(s): Joseph Harris
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time: CO 3, by Joseph George Holman. Text: George Cawthorn, 1796]: The new Music composed by Shield. The Selections from Gretry, Giornovichi, Jackson, and Mahon. The new Scenery painted by Richards. Books of the Songs to be had in the Theatre. Oracle, 7 Dec. 1796: Tomorrow will be published Abroad and at Home (2s.). Receipts: #220 9s. (219.2; 1.7)


Mainpiece Title: Abroad And At Home

Role: Sir Simmon Flourish Actor: Quick
Role: Harcourt Actor: Incledon
Role: Captain O'Neil Actor: Johnstone
Role: Old Testy Actor: Munden
Role: Young Flourish Actor: Fawcett
Role: Monsieur Grand Pas Actor: Murray
Role: Bluff Actor: Bowden
Role: Young Testy Actor: Knight
Role: Snare Actor: Waddy
Role: Folio Actor: Davenport
Role: Mahogany Actor: Lee
Role: Gamester Actor: Claremont
Role: Dicky Actor: Simmons
Role: Bailiffs Actor: Linton, Gray, Street
Role: Keeper Actor: Thompson
Role: Follower Actor: Blurton
Role: Sir Simon's Servant Actor: Curties
Role: Servant Actor: Abbot
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Lady Flourish Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Miss Hartley Actor: Mrs Second.
Related Works
Related Work: Abroad and at Home Author(s): Joseph George Holman

Afterpiece Title: The Deaf Lover

Role: Meadow Actor: Munden
Role: Old Wrongward Actor: Powel
Role: Young Wrongward Actor: Macready
Role: Canteen Actor: Claremont
Role: Groom Actor: Simmons
Role: John Actor: Thompson
Role: Sternhold Actor: Street
Role: James Actor: Farley
Role: William Actor: Abbot
Role: Bob Actor: Lee
Role: Cook Actor: Follett
Role: Sophia Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Betsey Blossom Actor: Mrs Martyr.
Event Comment: Benefit for Holman. 2nd piece [1st time; D 5, by Joseph Trapp, adapted from Siri Brahe; oder, Die Neugierigen, by J. A. Gruttschreiber, itself a translation of Siri Brahe, by Gustavus III. Larpent MS 1206; not published. Prologue and Epilogue by John Taylor (Poems, I, 56-57)]: Written by the Late King of Sweden. Times, 28 Mar.: Tickets to be had of Holman, No. 73, New-street, Hanover-square. Receipts: #231 16s. (138.12.0; 4.10.6; tickets: 88.13.6)


Mainpiece Title: British Fortitude; Or, An Escape From France

Role: O'Leary Actor: Johnstone
Role: Edward Actor: Incledon
Role: Joey Actor: Munden
Role: Sedgley Actor: Hull
Role: Patrick Actor: Waddy
Role: Annette Actor: Miss Wheatley.

Afterpiece Title: Curiosity

Related Works
Related Work: Curiosity Author(s): Joseph Trapp

Afterpiece Title: Lock and Key

Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Castelle
Role: Cheerly Actor: Incledon
Role: Brummagem Actor: Munden
Role: Ralph Actor: Fawcett
Role: Captain Vain Actor: Knight
Role: Servants and Sailors Actor: Gray, Lee, Street
Role: Selina Actor: Mrs Castelle
Role: Dolly Actor: Mrs Norton
Role: Fanny Actor: Mrs Martyr.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by Joseph George Holman. Prologue by William Thomas Fitzgerald; Epilogue by John Taylor (see text)]: With new Dresses, Scenery, &c. [Afterpiece in place of The Farmer, advertised on playbill of 11 Jan.] Morning Chronicle, 26 Mar. 1799: This Day is published The Votary of Wealth (2s.). Receipts: #326 10s. 6d. (321.2.6; 5.8.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Votary Of Wealth

Role: Drooply Actor: Lewis
Role: Leonard Vizorly Actor: Pope
Role: Oakworth Actor: Munden
Role: Sharpset Actor: Fawcett
Role: Henry Melville Actor: H. Johnston
Role: Cleveland Actor: Murray
Role: Old Vizorly Actor: Emery
Role: Mastyr of Hotel Actor: Thompson
Role: Bailiff Actor: Abbot
Role: Servant Actor: Curties
Role: Waiter Actor: Wilde
Role: Simpson Actor: Blurton
Role: Julia Cleveland Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Gangica Actor: Mrs H. Johnston
Role: Mrs Cleveland Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Lady Jemima Vizorly Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Caroline Actor: Miss Betterton
Role: unassigned Actor: Lee
Role: Prologue Actor: Murray
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Pope.
Related Works
Related Work: The Votary of Wealth Author(s): Joseph George Holman

Afterpiece Title: Rosina

Role: The Nightingale Actor:
Role: accompanied on the hautboy Actor: W. Parke.
Role: Belville Actor: Incledon
Role: Captain Belville Actor: Hill
Role: Rustic Actor: Clarke
Role: Irish Haymaker Actor: Rees
Role: William Actor: Townsend
Role: Phoebe Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Rosina Actor: Mrs Atkins
Role: with The Nightingale Actor: Mrs Atkins
Event Comment: Benefit Signiora Margaretta Gallia. At 7 p.m. Tickets 5s


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music-; with several new Songs and Sonatas never yet perform'd by Signior Joseph Saggioni-the best Masters; the Vocal part both in English and Italian-Signiora Maria Margaretta Gallia