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Event Comment: Benefit for Simpson, Powel, Rees & Mrs Henley. 3rd piece [1st time; P 1]: Selected from The Rape of Proserpine, Lord Mayor's Day, Harlequin's Museum, Harlequin Skeleton, Harlequin Sorcerer, Aladin, &c. In the course of the Compilation will be introduced: The Birth and Emancipation of Harlequin from the Egg-shell-the Dying Scene-the Skeleton-His Renovation-the celebrated Gladiator Scene, &c. In particular, among many surprising Escapes, the Jump through the Tea-chest; Flight from one Balcony to the other; a Leap over twelve Soldiers with fixed Bayonets; the Flight back and Jump through a Tamborine-and (for that night only) Simpson will run perpendicular up the Wall of a House, 30 Feet High. To conclude with a View of the Grotto of Magic. There are some imitations which almost identify the originals, but [Rees's as Dromio] was a vile caricature, which would never have been recognized but for the specification in the play bills" (Monthly Mirror, June 1798, p. 371). Receipts: #269 19s. 6d. (48.19.0; 20.17.6; tickets: 200.3.0, of which Simpson took #72 5s. 6d., Powel #27 10s. 6d., Rees #36 11s., Mrs Henley #61 16s., leaving #2 to be accounted for)


Mainpiece Title: The Comedy Of Errors

Afterpiece Title: The Waterman

Afterpiece Title: The Witches Revels; or, The Birth of Harlequin

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Simpson; Clown-Follett; Pantaloon-Hawtin; Kiddy Wigsby-Simmons; Crop (his servant)-Master Rees; Witches-Thompson, Street, Dyke; Principal Witch-Mrs Martyr; Mother-Mrs Lloyd; Colombine-Mlle St.Amand.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Simpson

Song: In III 1st piece: song in character-Mrs Henley; Old Towler-Incledon

Entertainment: Vaudeville.As17980528; In 2nd piece: new Imitations-Rees

Event Comment: Benefit Pennington and Simpson. 5s., 3s., 2s


Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Performance Comment: Scrub-Macklin; Archer-Townly; Aimwell-Simpson; Gibbet-Pennington; Foigard-Sams; Bonniface-Vaughan; Sir Chas-Jarvis; Sullen-Jones; Mrs Sullen-Mrs Macklin; Dorinda-Miss Taylor; Lady Bountiful-Mrs Simpson; Cherry-Miss Minors.
Role: Aimwell Actor: Simpson
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs Simpson

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Performance Comment: As17440510, but Dorcas-Mrs Simpson.
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Simpson.
Event Comment: Benefit Simpson, Collins, Baudouin, Shawford, Berkley, Miss Story. Tickets deliver'd by Falwood, George and Steele will be taken


Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Afterpiece Title: The King and the Miller of Mansfield

Performance Comment: King-Winstone; Miller-Morgan; Dick-Simpson; Joe-Lowe; Lord Lurewell-Green; Peggy-Miss Cole; Margery-Miss Pitt; Kate-Mrs King.
Role: Dick Actor: Simpson

Dance: I: Muilment; II: Running Footman's Dance-Shawford; III: Minuet-Baudouin, Miss Story

Event Comment: By particular Desire. Benefit Goodfellow and Barrington. Tickets for Barrington at Mrs Gwyn's a Silk Dyer in Drury Lane. Mainpiece: By Particular Desire. [Simpson doubled in the part of Tyrrel.] Tickets delivered out by Hussey will be taken


Mainpiece Title: Richard Iii

Performance Comment: As17460108, but Ratcliffe-Simpson; Prince Edward-Miss Budgell; Blunt-_; Lord Mayor-_.
Role: Ratcliffe Actor: Simpson
Role: Tyrrel Actor: Simpson

Afterpiece Title: The Double Disappointment

Song: III: Colin and Phebe-Lowe, Miss Edwards; IV: Cantata-Lowe

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Acted but twice these 30 years. By Particular Desire. Tickets deliver'd out by Taswell, Woodburn, Simpson, Delaboyde, and Mrs Sibilla for the Conscious Lovers, will be taken


Mainpiece Title: The Humours Of The Army

Role: Henroust Actor: Simpson

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Performance Comment: As17451118, but Gayless-Simpson; Guttle-_; Beau Trippit-_; Dick-_; Melissa-_; Mrs Gadabout-_; Mrs Trippit-_; Prissy-_.
Role: Gayless Actor: Simpson

Song: Between the acts: Bibby, Mrs Sibella

Dance: The Mechels

Event Comment: Benefit Simpson, Gray (Constable), Plummer (Box Keeper) (General Advertiser). Gray begs the Favour of those Gentlemen and Ladies that intend to honou him with their Company, to be at the Theatre by Four o'clock, that he may be able to accommodate them with good Places. [Theatrical Clippings, Folger Library.


Mainpiece Title: The Artful Husband

Performance Comment: As17470303 but Steward-Simpson (General Advertiser); New Epilogue in Man's clothes-_.
Role: Steward Actor: Simpson

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Dance: III: Mechel, Mlle Mechel

Song: V: A Preamble on the Kettle-drums-Jo Woodbridge

Event Comment: Benefit for Simpson, Shawford, Rogers and Miss Minors. Receipts: #200 (Cross); house charges, #63 (Powel); cash, #31 10s.; tickets #151 10s. (Clay MS)


Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Performance Comment: As17480212, but Jeremy-Neale; Buckram-Simpson; Mrs Foresight-Mrs Bennet; Miss Prue-Miss Minors.
Role: Buckram Actor: Simpson

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Dance: III: Peasant Dance-Mas. Shawford, Miss Shawford; V: Comic Dance-Matthews, Mrs Addison

Event Comment: Benefit for Simpson, Raftor, Usher. Tickets and places of Hobson at the stage door. Receipts: #180 (Cross); charges, #63 (Powel). [This month, the Gentleman's Magazine Register of Books listed as published Remarks on Three Plays of B. Johnson, viz: The Fox, Silent Woman, and Alchymist, by James Upton.] This week will be published The Hen Peck'd Captain, it was intended to be acted...on Saturday last. Taken from The Campaigners; or, the pleasant Adventures at Brussels with a Preface by R. Cross, prompter (General Advertiser)


Mainpiece Title: The Conscious Lovers

Performance Comment: As17490403 but Humphrey-Simpson; Isabella-Mrs James; Phillis-Mrs Clive; Myrtle-Lee.
Role: Humphrey Actor: Simpson

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Dance: SSavoyards, as17480920

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Simpson


Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Performance Comment: Romeo-Sterne; Friar Lawrence-Young; Tibalt-Simpson; Capulet-Sidney; Paris-Wilson; Peter-Russel; Mercutio-Marriot; Nurse-Mrs Marriot; Lady Capulet-Mrs Fowler; Juliet-Mrs Sterne.
Role: Tibalt Actor: Simpson

Afterpiece Title: Dr Last's Examination before the College of Physicians

Afterpiece Title: The Padlock

Performance Comment: Don Diego-Simpson; Leander-Sidney; Scholars-Marriot, Russel; Mungo-Wilson; Ursula-Mrs Fowler; Leonora-Mrs Sterne.
Role: Don Diego Actor: Simpson

Song: V: a Grand Funeral Procession-; Solemn Dirge-; Vocal Parts-Wilson, Mrs Fowler, Miss Fowler, Mrs Marriot; Between the Acts: Singing-Wilson

Event Comment: [Account-Book: Tickets delivered by Hall (box-keeper), Clarke, Townsend, Bent, Coombs, Wilkins, Robson, Warwhick, the widow Ansell, W. Linton, Wost, Purkins, Simpson, Standen will be admitted.] Receipts: #365 3s. 6d. (44.5.0; 3.13.0; tickets: 317.5.6(


Mainpiece Title: Life's Vagaries

Afterpiece Title: The Poor Sailor

Dance: As17951002

Song: End: The [Little] Farthing Rushlight-Young Standen

Monologue: After Singing: A Pantomimic Interlude in which the Dying and Skeleton Scene, with the Escape of Harlequin through a Hogshead of Fire. Harlequin-Simpson; Clown-Follett; Pantaloon-Hawtin; Scaramouch-Abbot; Doctor-Rees; Colombine-A Young Lady [unidentified]

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Simpson; Clown-Follett; Pantaloon-Hawtin; Scaramouch-Abbot; Doctor-Rees; Colombine-A Young Lady [unidentified].unidentified].
Role: Harlequin Actor: Simpson


Mainpiece Title: Antigona

Dance: End I: a new Ballet in one act, Flore et Zephire-Didelot, Gentili, Fialon, Lahante, Hamoir, Giani, Roffey, Simpson, Master Menage, Mme Rose, Mme Hilligsberg, Mme Bossi, Mlle Parisot, Mme Vidi, Mlle Cabanel [Cast from Beaumont (see below): Cleonise-Mme Hilligsberg; +Flore-Mme Rose; +Bergeres-Mlle Parisot, Mme Bossi; +Zephire-Didelot; +L'Amour-Master Menage; +Un Petit Amour-Miss Hill.]; End Opera: [a new grand Dramatic Ballet in 3 acts, in the +Scotch style, L'Heureux Naufrage [; or, Les Sorcieres Ecossoises; Principal Performers in both dances-Didelot, Gentili, Fialon, Lahante, Hamoir, Giani, Roffey, Simpson, Master Menage, Mme Rose, Mme Hilligsberg, Mme Bossi, Mlle Parisot, Mme Vidi, Mlle Cabanel

Performance Comment: ]; End Opera: [a new grand Dramatic Ballet in 3 acts, in the +Scotch style, L'Heureux Naufrage [; or, Les Sorcieres Ecossoises; Principal Performers in both dances-Didelot, Gentili, Fialon, Lahante, Hamoir, Giani, Roffey, Simpson, Master Menage, Mme Rose, Mme Hilligsberg, Mme Bossi, Mlle Parisot, Mme Vidi, Mlle Cabanel.
Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for the Gentleman who performs the Part of Zanga [in THE REVENGE], and Mr and Mrs Simpson. Mainpiece: Written by the celebrated Dr Young, Author of the Night Thoughts, &c. Afterpiece: As an After-piece [i.e. reduced from 5 to 3 (?) acts]. The Doors to be opened at 5:30. To begin at 6:30. Tickets to be had of Longman and Broderip, Cheapside and Haymarket; Pass, No. 53, High Holborn; Bland's Music Warehouse, No. 45, High Holborn; Strutt, Bookseller, No. 20, Little Queen-street, Lincoln's Inn Fields; Ellwick, Musical Instrument Maker, No. 55, Long Acre, comer of Phoenix O>urt; Padbury, Coal Merchant, No. 24, Henrietta-street, Covent Garden; Evan, Bookseller, No. 351, near the Pantheon, Oxford Road; and of Simpson, at No. 33, St. Martin's-street, Leicester-square


Mainpiece Title: The Revenge


Performance Comment: Gray and Harcourt- Two of the Gentlemen who perform in the Tragedy; Woodville-Taylor (from the Theatre-Royal, Edinburgh); Governor Harcourt-Baker (from the Theatre-Royal, Dublin); Lord Glenmore-Villars (from the Theatre-Royal, Norwich); Vane-Wilkinson; Jacob Gawkey-Simpson//Bridget-Mrs Simpson; Miss Mortimer-Miss Achmet; Mrs Warner-Mrs Heaphy; Cecilia-A Lady (1st appearance [unidentified]). Fpilogue spoken by Simpson .unidentified]). Fpilogue spoken by Simpson .

Music: In the Course of the Evening several Pieces on the Union Pipes and Pedal Harp by Courtney and Weippert

Monologue: 1794 06 02 After the Epilogue Jacob Gawkey's Rambles tbrougb Bath by Simpson


Mainpiece Title: Measure For Measure

Performance Comment: Duke-Berry; Angelo-Havard; Escalus-Winstone; Claudio-Lee; Clown-Yates; Father Peter-Usher; Father Thomas-Simpson; Provost-Blakes; Elbow-Taswell; Lucio-Woodward; Abhorson-Vaughan; Barnardine-Ray; Mariana-Mrs Bennet; Juliet-Mrs Simpson; Midnight-Mrs Bridges; Nun-Miss Cole; Isabella-Mrs Cibber.
Role: Father Thomas Actor: Simpson
Role: Juliet Actor: Mrs Simpson

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Dance: Cooke, Anne Auretti, Mathews, Mrs Addison


Mainpiece Title: The Funeral

Performance Comment: As17491121, but Kate Matchlock-Shuter; Sable-Taswell; Cabinet-Simpson; Tom-Vaughan; Swagger-Costollo; Jeffry Tatter-Paddick; Mrs Fardingale-Mrs Simpson.
Role: Cabinet Actor: Simpson
Role: Mrs Fardingale Actor: Mrs Simpson.

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Song: II: Highland Lad-Master Mattocks

Dance: III: Black Joke, as17500420 IV: Swedish Gardeners, as17491219


Mainpiece Title: The School For Scandal

Performance Comment: Joseph Surface-Marriot; Sir Peter Teazle-Simpson; Sir Oliver Surface-Sidney; Sir Benj. Backbite-Russel; Crabtree-Young; Careless (with a song)-Wilson; Charles-Sterne; Mrs Candour-Mrs Marriot; Lady Sneerwell-Mrs Fowler; Maria-Mrs Simpson; Lady Teazle-Mrs Sterne.
Role: Sir Peter Teazle Actor: Simpson
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Simpson

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Song: End: The Wedding Day-Wilson

Entertainment: Monologue. Afterpiece to conclude: with an Occasional Address of Thanks-Sidney


Mainpiece Title: The Orphan; Or, The Unhappy Marriage

Performance Comment: Castalio-Sterne; Polydore-Young; Acasto-Simpson; Chaplain-Marriot; Ernesto-Wilson; Chamont-Sidney; Serina-Mrs Simpson; Florella-Mrs Fowler; Monimia-Mrs Sterne.
Role: Acasto Actor: Simpson
Role: Serina Actor: Mrs Simpson

Afterpiece Title: The Miller of Mansfield

Performance Comment: The King-Young; Dick-Simpson; Joe (with a song)-Wilson; Lord Lurewell-Sidney; Keepers-Russel, Marriot; The Miller-Sterne; Peggy-Mrs Marriot; Madge-Mrs Fowler; Kate-Mrs Sterne.
Role: Dick Actor: Simpson

Song: End I: The Wedding Day-Wilson; End III: Ma chere amie-Wilson; End Monologue: The Old Woman of 80-Wilson

Entertainment: Monologue. End: The Picture of a Playhouse; or, Bucks have ye all-Marriot


Mainpiece Title: Barbarossa; Or, The Freedom Of Algiers

Performance Comment: Barbarossa-Sidney; Othman-Marriot; Sadi-Harper; Aladin-Simpson; Officer-Wilson; Selim-Sterne; Irene-Mrs Sterne; Attendant-Mrs Simpson; Zaphira-Mrs Marriot.
Role: Aladin Actor: Simpson
Role: Attendant Actor: Mrs Simpson

Afterpiece Title: Thomasand Sally

Song: End: Ma chere amie-Wilson

Entertainment: Monologue. A favorite Prologue-Marriot


Mainpiece Title: She Stoops To Conquer; Or, The Mistakes Of A Night

Performance Comment: Young Marlow-Marriot; Hardcastle-Sidney; Hastings-Russel; Sir Charles Marlow-Young; Diggory-Wilson; Stingo-Sterne; Tony Lumpkin (with songs)-Simpson; Mrs Hardcastle-Mrs Fowler; Miss Neville-Mrs Simpson; Maid-Miss Fowler; Miss Hardcastle-Mrs Sterne.
Role: Tony Lumpkin Actor: Simpson
Role: Miss Neville Actor: Mrs Simpson

Afterpiece Title: Bon Ton; or, High Life above Stairs

Performance Comment: Sir John Trotley-Simpson; Col Tivy-Russel; Davy-Sidney; Jessamy-Wilson; Lord Minikin-Marriot; Lady Minikin-Mrs Simpson; Gymp-Mrs Fowler; Miss Tittip-Mrs Marriot.
Role: Sir John Trotley Actor: Simpson
Role: Lady Minikin Actor: Mrs Simpson

Entertainment: Monologue. Entertainments: An Epilogue describing the Furor Dramatica, Epilogue to The Lying Valet [by David Garrick], Paul Prigg's Description of his Journey thro' Gravesend Rochester Boulogne Amiens and Chantilly, Prologue to Bon Ton [describing the Folly and Fashions of the Times by George Colman elder], Bucks have at Ye all, An Occasional Address of Thanks to the Ladies and Gentlemen [by Marriot, Johnny Gilpin's Account of his Journey thro' Stoke Newington Edmonton to Ware shewing how he went farther than he intended and arrived safe Home at last-Marriot


Mainpiece Title: The Beaux Stratagem; Or, Humours Of The Litchfield Landlord

Performance Comment: Archer-Sterne; Aimwell-Sidney; Boniface-Young; Sir Charles Freeman-Russel; Foigard-Wilson; Gibbet-Marriot; Sullen-Jones; Scrub-Simpson; Dorinda-Mrs Simpson; Mrs Sullen-Mrs Marriot; Lady Bountiful-Mrs Fowler; Gipsey-Miss Fowler; Cherry-Mrs Sterne.
Role: Scrub Actor: Simpson
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Simpson

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd; or, An Old Man Taught Wisdom

Performance Comment: Blister-Sidney; Goodwill-Young; Coupee-Simpson; Thomas-Marriot; Quaver (with a song)-Wilson; Miss Lucy-Mrs Sterne.
Role: Coupee Actor: Simpson

Song: As17870326


Mainpiece Title: How To Grow Rich

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Chaplet

Performance Comment: Principal Pantomimic Characters-Simpson, Follett, Farley, Rock, Evatt, Rees, Thompson, Claremont, Hawtin, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Miss Smith, Mrs Ratchford, Mrs Blurton, Miss Paye; Vocal Characters-Linton, Gray, Davies, Street, Little, Sawyer, Kendrick, Spofforth, Tett, Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain, Miss Barnett, Miss Leserve, Mrs Masters, Mrs Lloyd. [Partial cast adjusted from playbill of 15 Nov. 1790: Harlequin-Simpson; Clown-Follett; Lover-Farley; Woodcutter-Rock; Bricklayers-Evatt, Thompson; Lover's Servant-Rees; Pantaloon-Claremont; Gardener-Hawtin; Colombine-Mrs Watts; Shepherd, Shepherdess-Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain; Same playbill lists the other character: Farmer, Serjeant, Recruits, Carpenter, Sportsmen, Monkey, Peacock, Witches.] Same playbill lists the other character: Farmer, Serjeant, Recruits, Carpenter, Sportsmen, Monkey, Peacock, Witches.]

Entertainment: Afterpiece: [To conclude with Three Entire New Scenes, representing the Town and Harbour of Toulon; with a View of the Manoeuvring of the British, Spanish, and French Fleets, after the Surrender of the Town and Fortifications to the English] on the Twenty-ninth of August [1793]. In which, When in War on the Ocean-Davies; an Entire New Song [composed by Shield,-Incledon; The Music- [Selected by Shaw from Pepusch, Dr Arne, Arnold, Fisher, [Michael] Arne, Vincent, Dibdin, Reeve, Shield; The Dances-Byrn, Holland[; The Scenery-Hodgins, Walmsley, Phillips


Mainpiece Title: Zara

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.


Mainpiece Title: Wives As They Were, And Maids As They Are

Afterpiece Title: Raymond and Agnes; or, The Castle of Lindenbergh

Performance Comment: Principal Characters-Farley, Follett, Simmons, Simpson, Cranfield, Hawtin, Blurton, Mlle DeLaCroix (1st appearance on this stage), Mlle St.Amand, Mrs Follett, Mrs Watts, Mrs Mountain; [Probable cast (see17990413): Raymond-Farley; +Robert-Follett; +Theodore-Simmons; +Claud-Simpson; +Count of Lindenbergh-Cranfield; +Don Felix-Hawtin; +Jaques-Blurton; +Baptist-Delpini see17970320 +Maugerette-Mlle De La Croix; +Spectre of the Bleeding Nun-Mlle St.Amand; +Countess of Lindenbergh-Mrs Follett; +Annette-Miss Burnett [see17970321 +Abbess of St. Claire-Mrs Watts; +Agnes-Mrs Mountain.] [I. +A Gothic Library in the Castle of Don Felixv. Raymond, discovered at his studies, is interrupted by the entrance of Don Felix (his father), who informs him 'tis his wish he should go upon his travels; Theodore, his favorite domestic, intreats to accompany him. II. Madrid; with a View of an Hotel and a Conventv. Procession of Nuns and Friars. Chorus. Agnes, the daughter of Count Lindenbergh, discovered at the lattice. Raymond and Theodore enter, order refreshments from the Hotel, and proceed on their journey, under the guidance of Claud, one of a banditti infesting the neighbouring Forest. III. A Forest at Midnight, with a distant Hovelv. Enter Baptist (one of the Banditti) disguised as a woodman. The carriage with Raymond and Theodore is seen to break down. Claud, pointing to the Hovel, informs them they may there find shelter for the night. IV. The Inside of the Hovelv. Maugerette and her Child discovered. Raymond and Theodore are introduced by Baptist. Theodore is shewn to his room by Maugerette. Robert and Jaques (sons to Baptist) enter armed, making a servile obedience to Raymond, who is conducted to his chamber by Robert. V. The Bed-room prepared for Raymondv. Maugerette wishing to preserve the life of Raymond from the assassins, conveys a Pillow stained with blood upon his bed, thereby to inform him of his danger. She conceals herself. Raymond retires to rest, but is prevented by finding the bloody Pillow, and struck with horror, falls into a swoon. Robert enters, attempts to murder him, is prevented by Maugerette; and Raymond, at her request, retires. VI. The Lower Apartment of the Hovelv. Robert informs his father and brother of the ineffectual attempt on the life of Raymond, who is brought in by Maugerette. A knocking is heard without. Agnes (who has been also benighted in the forest) is led in by Claud, attended by Servants. Supper is prepared. Opiates are mixed with the wine. Agnes drinks, and falls into a slumber. Maugerette begs Raymond not to drink, but to put on the semblance of sleep. Baptist sends Robert and Jaques to secure the servants, who have retired; and supposing Raymond at rest, prepares to murder him. Raymond seizes him, and Baptist falls by the hand of Maugerette, who points out a secret avenue, through which she, taking her child, Raymond and Agnes escape, followed by Theodore. VII. Inside of Lindenbergh Castlev. The mother of Agnes, the late Countess, pourtrayed in the habit of a Nun. The Count discovered viewing the picture with agitation; kneels to implore forgiveness for the Murder. Agnes brought in by Raymond, is introduced to the present Countess. She becomes enamoured of him, offers him her Picture, which he rejects with scorn. VIII. The Chamber of Agnesv. Portrait of a Nun, with a wound upon her breast, a Lamp, Dagger, and a Rosary on her arm. Agnes enamoured of Raymond, enters, and prepares to draw his Portrait. Raymond entering unperceived, throws himself at her feet, and obtains a promise of her hand. He requests an explanation of the picture of the bleeding Nun. She informs him (in a Song) 'tis the resemblance of a Spectre which haunts the Castle every fifth year. The Count and Countess approach; and in anger order Raymond to quit the castle. IX. The Outside of the Castlev. Raymond, about to depart, is diverted by the sound of a Mandoline. A paper is lowered by Agnes from the Castle, containing a drawing of the Nun, with the following Scrole: "When the castle-bell tolls One. Expect me like this bleeding Nun." X. The Outside of the Castle, as beforev. Raymond descends the Wall; the Clock strikes One; the Gates fly open; the apparition of the Nun comes from the Castle. Raymond (supposing it Agnes) follows in extasy. Theodore approaching is met by Agnes in the habit of the Nun. Agitated by the apparent neglect of Raymond, they retire. XI. A Dreary Woodv. Raymond, following the spectre (still supposing it Agnes), attempts to embrace it, when suddenly vanishing, a Cloud rises from the earth bearing the following inscription: "Protect the Child of the Murder'd Agnes." XII. The Mountainsv. Robert, Jaques and Claud (the Robbers) discovered at the grave of Baptist. Theodore and Agnes enter. Agnes is seized and borne into the Cavern. XIII. A Woodv. Theodore and Maugerette meet Raymond, and inform him of Agnes being seized by the Robbers. They hasten to her rescue. XIV. Inside of the Cavernv. The three Robbers cast lots for the possession of Agnes. She becomes the prize of Robert. He attempts to seize her. She resisting, he aims a stiletto at her breast. At this instant Raymond, Theodore and Maugerette rush in. Robert falls by the dagger of Raymond, Jaques by the sword of Theodore, and Claud by a pistol from the hand of Maugerette. XV. The Castle of Don Felix. Raymond presents Agnes to his Father, who joins their hands; and the Piece concludes with aFinale and Spanish Fandango-.

Song: Afterpiece: Vocal Parts-Gray, Linton, Street, Mrs Henley, Mrs Castelle, Miss Leserve. [Not listed on playbill, but in Songs (see below).


Mainpiece Title: Gli Schiavi Per Amore

Dance: End I: L'Heureux Retour, as17970401; Minuet de la Cour-Mme Rose, Didelot

Ballet: End Opera: Sapho et Phaon. Cast from synopsis (A. Dulau, 1797): Adonis-Miss Menage; L'Amour-Master Menage; Zephyre-Gentili; Vulcain-Fialon; Phaon-Didelot; Alcee-Simpson; Nemesis-Simpson [i.e. doubled]; Le Feu-Gentili [i.e. doubled]; L'Hypocrisie-Fialon [i.e. doubled]; Sapho-Mme Rose; Damophile-Mme Hilligsberg; Venus-Mlle Parisot

Performance Comment: Cast from synopsis (A. Dulau, 1797): Adonis-Miss Menage; L'Amour-Master Menage; Zephyre-Gentili; Vulcain-Fialon; Phaon-Didelot; Alcee-Simpson; Nemesis-Simpson [i.e. doubled]; Le Feu-Gentili [i.e. doubled]; L'Hypocrisie-Fialon [i.e. doubled]; Sapho-Mme Rose; Damophile-Mme Hilligsberg; Venus-Mlle Parisot.
Role: Alcee Actor: Simpson
Role: Nemesis Actor: Simpson


Mainpiece Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Afterpiece Title: Raymond and Agnes; or, The Castle of Lindenbergh

Performance Comment: Principal Characters-Farley, Follett, Dyke, Simmons, Simpson, Mlle DeLaCroix, Mlle St.Amand, Mrs Follett, Mrs Watts, Mrs Mountain. [Probable cast (see17990413): Raymond-Farley; +Robert-Follett; +Count of Lindenbergh-Dyke; +Theodore-Simmons; +Claud-Simpson; +Jaques-Blurton [see17971012]; +Don Felix-Cranfield [see17971012]; +Baptist-Bologna [see17980425]; +Maugerette-Mlle DeLaCroix; +Spectre of the Bleeding Nun-Mlle St.Amand; +Countess of Lindenbergh-Mrs Follett; +Abbess of St. Claire-Mrs Watts; +Agnes-Mrs Mountain. For identical synopsis of scenes see17970316797.]

Dance: In II: as17971006; Afterpiece to conclude with: a Finale-; Spanish Fandango-

Entertainment: Monologue. As17971006


Mainpiece Title: Lover's Vows

Afterpiece Title: The Magic Oak; or, Harlequin Woodcutter

Performance Comment: [Principal Characters by Bologna Jun., Bologna, Simpson, Simmons, Whitmore, Hawtin, Dyke, Wilde, Blurton, Claremont, Klanert, the Master Blackmores, Platt, Abbot, T. Cranfield, Powers, Lewiss, Davies, L. Bologna, Letteney, Lee, Delahoy, Wilkins, Farley, Miss Lupino, Miss Cranfield, Miss Denny, Mrs Watts, Mrs Bologna, Mrs Whitmore, Mrs Gilbert, Miss Gray, Miss Leserve, Mrs Norton, Mrs Masters, Mrs Lloyd, Miss Burnett, Miss Walcup, Mrs Blurton, Miss Bologna, Miss Cox, Mrs Crow, Miss Davenett recte Dibdin], Mrs Ward, Miss Coombes, Miss Standen, Mrs Wybrow. Vocal Characters-Townsend, Hill, Emery, Street, Gray, Linton, Thomas, Russel, Curties, J. Linton, Oddwell, Little, Tett, Master Ramage, Master Goodwin, Mrs Chapman; [Cast from Songs (J. Barker, 1799): Harlequin Woodcutter-Bologna Jun.; Lout-Bologna; Tasner-Simpson; Phisgig-Simmons; Pantaloon-Whitmore; Landlord-Hawtin; Haymakers-Wilde, Blurton, Platt, T. Cranfield, Powers, Lewiss, L. Bologna; Dutch Lover-Klanert; Beadle-Abbot; Dutch Servant-Davies; Man Milliner-Lee; Brisk-Farley; Sailor-Townsend; Officer of Volunteers-Hill; Recruits-Street, Gray, Linton, Thomas, Russel, Curties; Haymakers-Mrs Watts, Mrs Bologna, Miss Burnett, Miss Bologna, Miss Cox, Mrs Crow; Harlequin's Mother-Mrs Whitmore; Landlady-Mrs Gilbert; Market Women-Miss Leserve, Mrs Norton, Mrs Blurton; Old Maid-Mrs Lloyd; Columbine-Mrs Wybrow; unassigned-Dyke, Claremont, the Master Blackmores, Letteney, Delahoy, Wilkins, Emery, J. Linton, Master Goodwin, Miss Lupino, Miss Cranfield, Miss Denny, Miss Gray, Mrs Masters, Miss Walcup, Miss Dibdin, Miss Standen, Mrs Chapman.
Role: Tasner Actor: Simpson

Music: End I afterpiece: A Medley Overture on the Union Pipes and Pedal Harp-Murphy, Weippert