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Event Comment: [Text by N. F. Haym. Music by G. F. Handel.] Colman's Opera Register: Mr O. Swiny ye Manager of ye Theatre was now setting out a New Opera, Heroick. all ye Habits new & richer than ye former with 4 New Scenes, & other Decorations & Machines. Ye Tragick Opera was called Theseus. Ye Musick composed by Mr Opera being thus prepared Mr Swiny would have got a Subscription for Six times, but could not.--he then did give out Tickets at half a Guinea each, for two Nights ye Boxes lay'd open to ye Pit, ye House was very full these two Nights


Mainpiece Title: Theseus

Role: Teseo Actor: Valeriano
Role: Aailea Actor: Signora del'Epine
Role: Medea Actor: Signora Pilotti
Role: Egeo Actor: Valentini
Role: Clizia Actor: Signora Gallia
Role: Arcane Actor: Mrs Barbier
Role: Fedra Actor: Signora Manina
Role: Minerva Actor: Leveridge.
Event Comment: Benefit Hall and Swiny. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality


Mainpiece Title: Virtue Betray'd; Or, Anna Bullen

Role: Henry VIII Actor: Griffin.

Music: Italian sonatas on the violin-Gasperini

Song: Leveridge

Dance: As17030419

Event Comment: Benefit Hall and Swiny


Mainpiece Title: The Rover; Or, The Banish'd Cavaliers

Dance: Comic dances-the Devonshire Girl, Mrs Bicknell

Event Comment: Benefit Hall and Swiny. Not Acted these Five Years. [Mrs del'Epine sings] at the Desire of several Persons of Quality


Mainpiece Title: The Fond Husband; Or, The Plotting Sisters

Role: Rashly Actor: Powell.

Dance: duRuel, Mrs duRuel; Cyclops Dance (from Psyche), in which Monsieur Cherrier perform'd the Part of Vulcan with great Applause-

Song: Singing In Italian and English-Mrs del'Epine; particularly Henry Purcell's O lead me to some peaceful Gloom-

Event Comment: [The transfer of the company from the queen's to dl was made without fanfare. On 6 Nov. Swiny, Wilks, Cibber, and Dogget had been granted a license to established a company; see Nicoll, pp. 275-76.


Mainpiece Title: The Unhappy Favourite; Or, The Earl Of Essex

Role: Essex Actor: Wilks
Role: Southampton Actor: Mills
Role: Burleigh Actor: Keene
Role: Sir Walter Actor: Husband
Role: Queen Elizabeth Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Rutland Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Nottingham Actor: Mrs Porter.
Event Comment: Colman's Opera Register: After these Two Nights [10 and 14 Jan.] Mr Swiny Brakes & runs away & leaves ye Singers unpaid ye Scenes & Habits also unpaid for. The Singers were in Some confusion but at last concluded to go on with ye operas on their own accounts, & divide ye Gain amongst them


Mainpiece Title: Theseus

Event Comment: [By Owen Swiny.] Not Acted these Ten Years. All the Characters new drest. Pit and Boxes to be laid together by tickets only at 5s. First Gallery 2s. 6d. Upper Gallery 1s. 6d. Receipts: #163 3s. 6d. Probable attendance: p1t and boxes, 464 paid and 14 orders; stage, 2 paid; balcony, 4 paid; slips, 21 paid and 1 order; first gallery, 270 paid and 9 orders; second gallery, 124 paid. [The Prologue was printed in London Journal, 26 Nov.


Mainpiece Title: Camilla

Role: Latinus Actor: Pearson
Role: Prenesto Actor: Rochetti
Role: Turnus Actor: Mrs Barbier
Role: Metius Actor: Legar
Role: Linco Actor: Leveridge
Role: Camilla Actor: Mrs Fletcher
Role: Lavinai Actor: Mrs Chambers
Role: Tallia Actor: Salway
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Younger.
Event Comment: Benefit Swiny. For the better Accommodation of the Ladies, Part of the Stage will be formed into Boxes; the Pit and Front Boxes to be put together (at the Desire of several Ladies of Quality). [For further discussion of the case of Poitier, see London Daily Post and General Advertiser, 26 Feb.]


Mainpiece Title: The Old Batchelor

Role: Fondlewife Actor: Cibber Sr
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Shireburn
Role: Old Batchelor Actor: Quin
Role: Sir Joseph Actor: Miller
Role: Bluff Actor: Johnson
Role: Belmour Actor: W. Mills
Role: Vainlove Actor: Salway
Role: Sharper Actor: Milward
Role: Setter Actor: Oates
Role: Laetitia Actor: Mrs Thurmond
Role: Belinda Actor: Miss Holliday
Role: Araminta Actor: Mrs Cantrel
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Event Comment: Benefit Mac-Swiny. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality. Mainpiece: Written by Shakespear. Afterpiece: Written by the Author of The King and Miller of Mansfield


Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Role: Lady Macduff Actor: Mrs Stevens
Role: Seyward Actor: Boaman
Role: Macbeth Actor: Delane
Role: Macduff Actor: Ryan
Role: Banquo Actor: Walker
Role: Lenox Actor: Stephens
Role: Lady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Hallam
Role: King Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Malcolm Actor: A. Hallam
Role: Seyton Actor: Aston
Role: Hecate Actor: Paget
Role: 1st Murderer Actor: Hippisley
Role: Witches Actor: Mullart, James, Neale, .

Afterpiece Title: The Toy Shop