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Event Comment: Benefit for Davis, Holtom and Merrifield. Afterpiece: By Particular Desire. Charges: half house charge to Davis #32 5s. minus half Receipts, deficit to Davis #18 12s. 9d.; half house charge to Holtom and Merrifield 32 5s. minus half Receipts, deficit to Holtom #9 6s. 4 1!2d.; deficit to Merrifield #9 6s. 4 1!2d.; covered by income from tickets: Davis #76 10s. (Box 97; Pit 259; Gallery 134); Holtom #28 17s. (Box 25; Pit 110; Gallery 61); Merrifield #45 16s. (Box 93; Pit 114; Gallery 57) (Account Book). Receipts: #27 4s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Measure For Measure

Performance Comment: As17700222, but Claudio-Wroughton; Escalus-Davis; Elbow-Holtom; Mariana-Miss Ogilvie; Juliet-Miss Garman.
Cast
Role: Escalus Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: As17700510, but Flash-Davis; Loveit-Perry; Biddy-Miss Ogilvie; Add Jasper-Holtom.
Cast
Role: Flash Actor: Davis

Ballet: End: The Wapping Landlady, Double Hornpipe,. As17700420

Event Comment: Benefit for Wignel, Davis. Receipts: #28 2s. 6d., in cash. Charges #64 5s. Deficit to each #17 8s. 9d. covered by tickets: Wignell #99 9s. (Boxes 58; Pit 401; Gallery 248); Davis #68 19s. (Boxes 90; Pit 199; Gallery 166). Total income #196 10s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man; Or, The Fop's Fortune

Performance Comment: Carlos-Ross; Clodio-Dyer; Don Antonio-Dunstall; Don Charino-Collins; Don Lewis-Shuter; Governor-Anderson; Jaques-Bennet; Don Manuel-Cresswick; Monsieur-Holtom; Don Duart-Davis; Sancho-Wignel; Priest-Weller; Lawyer-Redman; Page-Miss Vallois; Honoria-Mrs Stephens; Angelina-Mrs Dyer; Elvira-Mrs Vincent; Louisa-Mrs Hamilton.
Cast
Role: Don Duart Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Performance Comment: As17591008, but Gayless-Davis; Guttle-Wignel; Kitty Pry-Mrs Pitt? (playbill) or Mrs Green (Public Advertiser).
Cast
Role: Gayless Actor: Davis

Dance: III: A new Comic Dance-Granier, Miss Hilliard; End: The Knife Grinders, as17600417

Event Comment: Benefit for Holtom, Davis, Buck, Perry. No Building on Stage. Receipts: #41 15s. 6d. plus income from tickets: Holtom #27 9s. (Box 10; Pit 89; Gallery 116); Davis #75 2s. (Box 70; Pit 300; Gallery 126); Buck #32 13s. (Box 28; Pit 115; Gallery 84); Perry #57 19s. (Box 17; Pit 202; Gallery 234). [The beneficiaries in this joint operation delivered 1,391 tickets (Account Book).] Charges: #64 6s. 6d. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Richard Iii

Performance Comment: As17610330 but Richmond-Davis; Tressel-Perry; Norfolk-Buck; Stanley-Anderson; Lieut-R. Smith; Ratcliff-Bennet; Lord@Mayor-Marten; Catesby-Holtom; Oxford-Weller.
Cast
Role: Richmond Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: Flora

Dance: A Comic Dance-Granier, Mrs Granier. *ucg Lady Pentweazle Scene. Lady Pentweazle-Hartry, 1st appearance on the stage; Carmine-Davis

Performance Comment: *ucg Lady Pentweazle Scene. Lady Pentweazle-Hartry, 1st appearance on the stage; Carmine-Davis.
Cast
Role: Carmine Actor: Davis.

Entertainment: EEpilogue to the Minor-Davis

Event Comment: Benefit for Davis and Costollo

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: As17650927, but Carlos-Davis; Sancho-Costollo; Honoria-Mrs Stephens; Clodio- announced as alias Don Dismallo Thickscullo de Halfwitto; Don Lewis announced as alias-Don Choleric Snapshorto de Testy.
Cast
Role: Carlos Actor: Davis
Role: Duart Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Performance Comment: As17660408 but Dick-Davis; for first time and with the Original Prologue-Davis; Spouters-Perry, R. Smith, Murden, Morgan (playbill).

Dance: I: A Hornpipe-Miss Twist; III: The Venetian Gardeners, as17650925; End: The Village Romps, as17651019

Event Comment: Benefit for Davis and Dibdin. Cato cannot be perform'd on account of the indisposition of Mrs Mattocks. Tickets for Cato will taken. Charges #64 10s. [Profit to each beneficiary #4 5s. 6d. plus income from tickets. Davis #67 11s. (Box 65; Pit 272; Gallery 105); Dibdin #41 7s. (Box 46; Pit 97; Gallery 153).] (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Performance Comment: As17670428 but Charles-Hull; Sir George-Davis.
Cast
Role: Sir George Actor: Davis.

Afterpiece Title: Thomasand Sally

Dance: II: Rural Love, as17661120; End: Double Hornpipe, as17670427

Ballet: End: The Wapping Landlady. As17670427

Event Comment: Benefit for Davis and Perry. Charges #64 5s. Deficit to actors #25 7s. 6d. covered by income from tickets: Davis #77 7s. (Box 80; Pit 291; Gallery 137); Perry #53 19s. (Box 27; Pit 158; Gallery 235) (Account Book). Receipts: #38 17s. 6d. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Performance Comment: As17690405 but Gloster-Clarke; Shore-Perry; Catesby-Fox; Belmour-Davis; Ratcliffe-R. Smith; Derby-Wignell.
Cast
Role: Belmour Actor: Davis
Role: Ratcliff Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: Flash-Davis; Fribble-a Gentleman (who never appeared on this stage); Rhodophil-Perry; Jasper-Holtom; Puff-Dunstall; Tag-Mrs Green; Miss Biddy-Miss Ogilvie.
Cast
Role: Flash Actor: Davis

Dance: End: The Merry Sailors, as17680920

Event Comment: Benefit for Wignell and Davis. Charges #64 10s. Deficit to each #7 12s. 3d., cover'd by income from tickets: Wignell #83 1s. (Box 80; Pit 311; Gallery 164); Davis, #61 5s. (Box 26; Pit 287; Gallery 117). Receipts: #49 5s. 6d. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Performance Comment: As17711214, but Dick-Davis; Charlotte-Mrs Evans.
Cast
Role: Dick Actor: Davis

Dance: II: The Lilt, as17720326

Event Comment: By Order of the Grand Buck for the Benefit of Wignell and Davis. N.B. Places will be kept in the front boxes for the brethren of the Mcst Noble Order, who are desired to meet the Grand Buck and His Council at the Shakespeare's Head in the Great Piazza, by 5 o'clock, from thence to proceed to the theatre, and bring the ensigns of the Order with them (playbill). Charges #66 3s. 6d. Deficit to beneficiaries #4 6s. 3d. apiece, cover'd by income from tickets: Wignell #78 4s. (Box 82; Pit 290; Gallery 142); Davis #74 4s. (Box 59; Pit 281; Gallery 173) (Account Book). Receipts: #57 11s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Richard Iii

Performance Comment: As17721019, but Richmond-Davis; Tressel-Wroughton; King Henry-Younger; Norfolk-Perry; Catesby-Fox; Lord Mayor-Wignell; Dutchess of York-Mrs Ferguson; Lady Anne-Miss Ogilvie; Queen-Mrs Vincent.
Cast
Role: Richmond Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Cast
Role: Young Wilding Actor: Davis

Dance: End: The Whim, as17730426

Event Comment: Benefit for Gardner and Davis. Charges #66 16s. 6d. Profit to each #2 19s. 9d., plus income from tickets: Gardner #59 (Box 87; Pit 139; Gallery 164); Davis #55 4s. (Box 44; Pit 208; Gallery 130). Receipts: #72 16s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Henry Iv, Part I

Performance Comment: As17740315 but Vernon-Davis; Bardolph-Baker.
Cast
Role: Vernon Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Padlock

Monologue: Interlude.End: True Blue. As 26 March, but Principal Parts-_Reinhold, Owenson; Dance-Blurton

Event Comment: By Permission [of the Lord Chamberlain]. Benefit for Davis. 1st piece: Altered from [The Soldier's Fortune, by] Otway, by John Brownsmith. [not in Larpent MS; not published.] 2nd piece: A Poetical Interlude altered from Prior's Nut-brown Maid. 3rd piece: Altered to 3 acts. [Prologue by Shatford Jones. Author of Epilogue unknown. For authorship of 1st piece and prologue see Morning Chronicle, 25 Oct.] Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. 1st Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. The Doors to be opened at 5:30. To begin at 6:30. Tickets delivered for Davis and Wright will be admitted

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Touchstone Of Invention; Or, The Soldier's Fortune

Afterpiece Title: Henry And Emma

Afterpiece Title: The Busy Body

Performance Comment: Marplot-Mills; Sir George Airy-Davis; Sir Francis Gripe-Blanchard; Sir Jealous Traffic-Bates; Whisper-Dugdale; Servant-Master Woodward; Charles-Miller (1st appearance); Isabinda-Miss Dudley; Patch-Mrs Barnard; Scentwell-Miss Mitchell; Miranda-Miss Brangin (1st appearance); Prologue-Haynes; Epilogue-.
Cast
Role: Sir George Airy Actor: Davis

Dance: 2nd piece: With a Hornpipe-Lonsdale

Song: End I: two part song, Damon and Clora-Leach, Miss Mitchell (1st appearance); End III: My sweet pretty Mogg-Wright

Event Comment: Benefit for Wignell, Stoppelaer, Davis

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Othello

Cast
Role: Montano Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: Fribble (with song in character)-Shuter; Loveit-Anderson; Flash-Davis; Puff-Wignell; Tagg-Mrs Vincent; Biddy-Mrs Green.
Cast
Role: Flash Actor: Davis

Dance: TThe Threshers, as17581016; Hornpipe-Master Cartwright, a Child nine years old

Event Comment: Benefit for Davis, Holtom, Buck, Miss Sledge. Tickets for the Inconstant will be taken. Afterpiece By Desire, but not acted this season. Posivitely the last time of performing the mainpiece this season

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Jovial Crew

Afterpiece Title: The Knights

Performance Comment: Hartop-Shuter; Jenkins-Davis; Sir Gregory-Bennet; Tim-Costollo.
Cast
Role: Jenkins Actor: Davis

Dance: End Opera: A Hornpipe-Manesiere

Event Comment: Benefit for Hallam, Davis, Perry. Afterpiece: Not acted this season

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Richard Iii

Performance Comment: As17631226, but King Henry-Hallam; Richmond-Davis; Duke of York-Mas. Besford; Tressel-White; Catesby-Wignel; Oxford-Weller; Forest-Holtom.
Cast
Role: Richmond Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Event Comment: Benefit for Weston and Davis

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Every Man In His Humour

Performance Comment: Kitely-Wilkinson; Young Knowell-Davis; Old Knowell-Granger; Bobadil-Young Gentleman, first time on any stage; Downright-Francis; Brainworm-Lewis; Matthew-Parsons; Wellbred-Death; Cobb-Brown; Cash-C. Lewis; Formal-Pierce; Justice Clement-Moor; Servant-Taylor; Master Stephen-Weston; Bridget-Mrs Granger; Cobb's Wife-Mrs Parsons; Dame Kitely-Mrs Jeffreys.
Cast
Role: Young Knowell Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: Tragedy a la Mode

Dance: II: New Dance-Gherardi, Master Clinton, Miss Street; III: Hornpipe-Rogier

Song: IV: A young Gentleman, Mrs Weston, being their first Appearance

Event Comment: Benefit for Davis, Hallam, Mrs Dyer. None admitted behind Scenes. Afterpiece: Not acted these three years. [See 2 May 1763.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: As17650129, but Carlos-Davis; Don Duart-White; Don Charino-Hallam; Angelina-Mrs Dyer; Don Manuel-Gardner; Governor-_.
Cast
Role: Carlos Actor: Davis
Role: Duart Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Statue; or, The Jealous Farmer Outwitted

Dance: I: A New Scotch Dance, as17650429 II: A New Hornpipe-Miss Snow (in character of a sailor) 1st appearance on any stage; End: The Jealous Woodcutter, as17641101

Event Comment: Benefit for Davis, and Jewell, the treasurer

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Performance Comment: Marplot-Shuter; Sir George-Davis; Sir Francis-Parsons; Charles-Gardner; Sir Jealous-Costollo; Whisper-Preston; Miranda-Miss Reynolds; Patch-Mrs Kennedy; Isabinda-Mrs Burden.
Cast
Role: Sir George Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Dance: I: The Dutchman, as17650719

Song: II, IV: The British Fair, Through the Wood, Laddie-a young Lady

Entertainment: CComic Post Haste Observations in his Journey to Paris-Shuter; followed by Dance The English Sailor at Marseilles-Mas. Clinton, Miss Street

Event Comment: Benefit for Davis. Mainpiece: (for This Night only) not acted these 15 years

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Woman's A Riddle

Performance Comment: Parts-Shuter, Hurst, Palmer, Davis, M'George, Quick, Weston, Wild, Wedon, Mrs Burden, Mrs Worley, Mrs M'George, Mrs Weston, a young Gentlewoman (who never appeared on any stage); Prologue-Weston(, in the character of Abel Drugger).

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Performance Comment: Citizen-a Gentleman(, first appearance on that Stage); Old Philpot-Shuter; Y. Wilding-Davis; Sir Jasper Wilding-Murden; Beaufort-Quick; Servant-Wild; Quildrive-Castle; Dapper-M'George; Maria-Mrs M'George.
Cast
Role: Wilding Actor: Davis

Dance: I: New Comic Dance-; V: A new Dance-

Song: some well known Ssome well known Songs in Imitation of some Favorite Italian Performers-a Comic Genius

Event Comment: NNeville MS Diary: Read their parts before ye play began....When the curtain was drawn up, ye Gods and even some in the pit (where I was) called for ye occasional prologue, which was not advertised. A fellow who played Gregory answered insolently The Prologue will not be played tonight." This provoked them more and an excuse sent by Davis not being admitted, Mr Foote was obliged to appear and promised that if they would wait till between ye play and ye farce, ye Prologue should be given....All this was not over till past 11 p.m

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Performance Comment: Romeo-Barry; Escalus-Palmer; Paris-Smith; Montague-Keen; Capulet-Newton; Benvolio-Davis; Tibalt-Bannister; Old Capulet-Pierce; Fryar Lawrence-Gardner; Mercutio-Shuter; Balthazar-Strange; Sampson-Mendez; Abram-Quick; Peter-Weston; Apothecary-Castle; Page-Master Palmer; Lady Capulet-Mrs Burden; Nurse-Mrs Gardner; Juliet-Mrs Dancer; Occasional Prologue (given between the Acts)-as17670529-J. Palmer.
Cast
Role: Benvolio Actor: Davis
Role: The Minor Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Cast
Role: Gayless Actor: Davis
Event Comment: By authority from the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Davis, Griffith. To begin exactly at 6 p.m

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Othello, Moor Of Venice

Performance Comment: Othello-Davis; Iago-Lloyd; Cassio-Dancer; Roderigo-Vandermere; Brabantio-Rogers; Duke-Parker; Lodovico-Griffiths; Gratiano-Farrell; Montano-Freeman; Aemilia-Mrs Read; Desdemona-Mrs Dyer.
Cast
Role: Othello Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Performance Comment: Dick (with the original prologue)-Davis; Charlotte-Miss Fairlamb.
Cast
Role: Dick Actor: Davis

Song: I: A Song, in which will be introduc'd a Variety of Imitations-Church

Entertainment: IV: A new musical Interlude, The Old Women Weather@wise-Vandermere, Dancer, Lyon; End of Play: A new Piece call'd The Drunken News Writer-Dancer

Event Comment: Positively the last night but one of Mr Foote's company performing this season. By permission of the Lord Chamberlain. A new mock Tragedy of three Acts. Tickets delivered out by Davis and Griffiths will be taken. Twenty box Tickets for the above mock Tragedy being taken out of a lady's pocket at Marybone 27 Aug., those sold at the doors will not be admitted

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Madrigal And Truletta

Performance Comment: Parts-Davis, Dancer, Knowles, Vandermere, Griffiths, Farrell, Groves, Vowell, Mas. Sewett (with songs), Miss Smith, first time on any stage, Mrs Granger, Mrs Collins; Prologue-; Epilogue-.

Afterpiece Title: The Busy Body

Performance Comment: Marplot-a Gentleman from the City, first appearance on any stage; Sir George Airy-Davis; Charles-Dancer; Sir Francis Gripe-Vandermere; Sir Jealous Traffick-Fearon; Whisper-Knowles; Servants-Groves, Vowell; Miranda-Mrs Didier; Isabinda-Mrs Granger; Scentwell-Miss Willis; Patch-Mrs Gardner.
Cast
Role: Sir George Airy Actor: Davis
Event Comment: Benefit for Fox, Fearon and Davis. Doors open at half past 4. To begin at half past 6 o'clock

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man; Or, The Fop's Fortune

Performance Comment: As17741230, but Duart-Davis; Louisa-Mrs Baker; Jaques-Fox; Governor-Fearon; Monsieur-Wewitzer.
Cast
Role: Duart Actor: Davis
Role: Don Manuel Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Two Misers

Dance: End: The Humours of Blackwall, as17750429

Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain, Mainpiece: Altered from the Original [Woman is a Riddle, by Christopher Bullock. Not in Larpent MS; not published]. 2nd piece [1st time; M. INT I, author unknown. MS not in Larpent; not published]. 3rd piece: Written by Henry Fielding, Esq. The Doors to be opened at 5:30. To begin at 6:30. Tickets delivered by Davis, Wright, Mrs Lefevre will be admitted. Constant fires will be kept on the stage, Pit, Boxes and Galleries to air the house

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Macaroni Adventurer; Or, Woman's A Riddle

Performance Comment: Characters-Payler, Middleton, Swords, Evans, Kennedy, Levi [their 1st appearance on any stage], Davis, Everard, Mrs Shirley, Miss Hiorne, Miss Percey, Miss Dudley (their 1st appearance on any stage), Mrs Lefevre; A new occasional Prologue-; Epilogue-.

Afterpiece Title: Fashionable Love; or, The Happy British Tar

Afterpiece Title: The Covent Garden Tragedy

Performance Comment: Lovegirlo-Kennedy; Captain Bilkum-Davis; Gallono-Keene; Leathersides-Clarke; Chairman-Evans; Kissinda-Miss Dudley; Stormandra-Mrs Lefevre; Nonparel-Miss Walters; Industrious Jenny-Miss Hiorne; Mother Punchbowl-Mr Swords.
Cast
Role: Captain Bilkum Actor: Davis

Dance: Entertainments ofDancing-

Entertainment: Monologue.End III: Imitations [Vocal and Rhetorical, never attempted, a Trumpet-a Choice Spirit [who will (to his vocal performances) accompany himself with the Symphonies (his 1st appearance on the stage [unidentified])

Event Comment: Permission [of the Lord Chamberlain]. Mainpiece: Written in imitation of Shakespeare by the late ingenious Dr Kenrick. Never performed there. The Characters entirely dressed in the Habits of the Times. Afterpiece: Not acted these 60 years [acted 4 Mar. 1737]. [Authors of Prologues and of Epilogue unknown.] Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. 1st Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. The Doors to be opened at 5:00. To begin at 6:15. Tickets delivered for M'Cready and Mrs Davis will be admitted

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Falstaff's Wedding

Performance Comment: Falstaff-A Gentleman, [well known in the literary world, who has been prevailed on by his Friends to make his 1st attempt on the stage in that Character unidentified]; Justice Shallow-Barrett; Master Slender-Smith; Dr Caius-Petit; Pleadwell-Jackson; Francis-Master Screven; Bardolph-Munden; Friar Laurence-Halling; Officer-Hulme; Nym-Lee; Pistol-Parker; Ursula (with a song)-Miss Morris[, who sung last season at ranelagh; Mrs Quickly-Mrs Baker; Bridget-Miss Walker; Doll Tearsheet (with a song)-Miss Webb; Occasional Prologue-Davis; The original Epilogue-Miss Brangin.
Cast
Role: Occasional Prologue Actor: Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Rival Milliners; or, A Medley of Suitors

Dance: V: Lonsdale

Song: End: Blow high blow low-Colvill

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by Frederick Reynolds. Prologue by William Thomas Fitzgerald. Epilogue by Miles Peter Andrews (see text)]: With new Scenes and Dresses. [In mainpiece the playbill lists Mrs Esten, but "Previous to the play an apology was made in behalf of Mrs Davis, who had undertaken Mrs Esten's character in consequence of the indisposition of the latter lady. [After considerable objection] Mrs Davis was well received in the part" (Thespian Magazine, June 1793, p. 4).] Public Advertiser, 3 May 1793: This Day is published How to Grow Rich (1s. 6d.). Receipts: #257 17s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: How To Grow Rich

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Lewis, Quick, Pope, Munden, Farren, Blanchard, Fawcett, Cubitt, Mrs Davis, Miss Chapman, Mrs Pope. Cast from text T. N. Longman, 1793): Pave-Lewis; Smalltrade-Quick; Warford-Pope; Sir ThomasRoundhead-Munden; Sir Charles Dazzle-Farren; Hippy-Blanchard; Latitat-Fawcett; Nab-Cubitt; Plainly-Powel; Formal-Thompson; Servant-Rees; Sir Charles's Servant-Ledger; Sir Thomas's Servant-Simmons; Smalltrade's Servant-Blurton; Rosa-Mrs Davis [in text: Mrs Esten]; Miss Dazzle-Miss Chapman; Lady Henrietta-Mrs Pope; Betty-Miss Stuart; Prologue-Pope; Epilogue-Lewis. [These were spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]These were spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]
Cast
Role: Rosa Actor: Mrs Davis

Afterpiece Title: The Poor Soldier

Dance: End: The Bouquet, as17930415

Event Comment: The Duke's Company. Pepys, Diary: I went [to the Opera] and there saw The Law Against Lovers, a good play and well performed especially the little girl's [Viola?-Moll Davis] (whom I never saw act before) dancing and singing; and were it not for her, the loss of $Roxalana [Hester Davenport] would spoil the house

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Law Against Lovers

Performance Comment: Viola-Moll Davis. See16620215 .