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Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Mr and Mrs Massey. The Doors to be opened at 5:30. To begin at 6:30. Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. 1st Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. Tickets to be had of Massey, No. 17, Portugal-street, Lincoln's inn fields. Care has been taken to have the House well aired

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Performance Comment: Gloster-Smith; Dumont-O'Brien Machin (from the Theatre Royal, Crow Street in Dublin); Ratcliffe-Bailey; Catesby-Shepherd; Bellmour-Barnes; Earl of Derby-Thompson; Lord Hastings-West; Alicia-Mrs Lefevre (1st appearance in town); Jane Shore-Mrs Massey.
Cast
Role: Gloster Actor: Smith
Role: Dumont Actor: O'Brien Machin
Role: Ratcliffe Actor: Bailey
Role: Catesby Actor: Shepherd
Role: Bellmour Actor: Barnes
Role: Earl of Derby Actor: Thompson
Role: Lord Hastings Actor: West
Role: Alicia Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Mrs Massey.

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Cast
Role: Sir Patrick O'Neale Actor: Bailey
Role: Whittle Actor: Shepherd
Role: Kecksy Actor: Benson
Role: Bates Actor: Wallace
Role: Thomas Actor: Massey
Role: Widow Brady Actor: Mrs Massey.

Song: Entertainments of singing-Mrs Mapples;, particularly the favourite song of The Soldier tir'd of war's alarms-Mrs Mapples

Event Comment: Mainpiece: In I a Masquerade Scene incident to the Play. [This was included in all subsequent performances.] No Money to be returned. Places for the Boxes to be taken of Brandon at the Theatre. The Doors to be opened at 5:30. To begin at 6:30 [see 2 Nov.]. [No playbill this season lists the various prices of admission; they were probably, as usual: Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. 1st Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s.] Receipts: #255 6s. (253.11.6; 1.14.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Performance Comment: Romeo-Holman (1st appearance at this theatre these 2 years); Capulet-Powel; Benvolio-Davies; Friar Lawrence-Hull; Paris-Macready; Tibalt-Cubitt; Prince-Gardner; Peter-C. Powell; Mercutio-Lewis; Lady Capulet-Mrs Platt; Nurse-Mrs Pitt; Juliet-Mrs Achmet (from the Theatre Royal Crow Street, Dublin]; 1st appearance on this stage).; 1st appearance on this stage).
Cast
Role: Romeo Actor: Holman
Role: Capulet Actor: Powel
Role: Benvolio Actor: Davies
Role: Friar Lawrence Actor: Hull
Role: Paris Actor: Macready
Role: Tibalt Actor: Cubitt
Role: Prince Actor: Gardner
Role: Peter Actor: C. Powell
Role: Mercutio Actor: Lewis
Role: Lady Capulet Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Juliet Actor: Mrs Achmet

Afterpiece Title: The Farmer

Cast
Role: Jemmy Jumps Actor: Edwin
Role: Valentine Actor: Johnstone
Role: Rundy Actor: Blanchard
Role: Dormant Actor: Hull
Role: Fairly Actor: Thompson
Role: Farmer Blackberry Actor: Darley
Role: Farmer Stubble Actor: Gardner
Role: Molly Maybush Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Landlady Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Betty Blackberry Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Song: End IV: Juliet's Funeral Procession-; With Dirge-; Vocal Parts-Bannister, Johnstone, Cubitt, Darley, Rock, Letteney, Reeve, W. Thompson, Mrs Mountain, Miss Stuart, Mrs Davenett, Mrs Watts, Mrs Gray, Miss Rowson, Miss Francis, Mrs Masters, Mrs Powell, Mrs Byrne, Mrs Martyr

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Bland. Afterpiece: By permission of the Proprietors of the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane. Times, 18 Aug.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Bland, No. 25, King-street, Covent-garden

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Cambro-britons

Afterpiece Title: The Shipwreck

Cast
Role: Selwyn Actor: D'Arcy
Role: Harry Hawser Actor: Wathen
Role: Michael Goto Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Stave Actor: Suett
Role: Dick Actor: Mrs Edward
Role: Angelica Goto Actor: Miss Griffiths
Role: Fanny Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Sally Shamrock Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: There stood Jonas Actor:
Role: Marguerite sic] Actor: Mrs Bland.

Song: End II: (by permission of the Proprietors of the Theatre-Royal Drury-Lane) the favourite song in The Stranger I have a silent sorrow here (The Words by R. B. Sheridan, Esq., the Air by her Grace the Duchess of Devonshire)-Mrs Bland; End: A Musical Elegy on the late Mr Palmer- (composed by The Earl of Abingdon; the words from The Stranger); The United Englishmen-Munden; A favourite song-Mrs Hindmarsh; Little Taffline ; or, The silken sash-Mrs Bland

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs H. Johnston. 1st piece: Not acted these 2 years. 3rd piece: Not acted here these 10 years [never previously acted at this theatre]. Morning Chronicle, 16 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mr and Mrs Johnston, No. 24, Bedford-street, Covent Garden. The Doors to be opened at 5:30, and to begin at 6:30, and so continue for the remainder of the Season. Receipts: #380 11s. 6d. (168.5.6; 17.1.0; tickets: 195.5.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Douglas

Performance Comment: Douglas-H. Johnston; Lord Randolph-Betterton; Glenalvon-Raymond (By Permission of the Proprietors of the Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane); Officer-Thompson; Old Norval-Murray; Anna-Miss Mills; Lady Randolph-Mrs St.Ledger (Their 1st appearance in those characters).
Cast
Role: Douglas Actor: H. Johnston
Role: Lord Randolph Actor: Betterton
Role: Glenalvon Actor: Raymond
Role: Drury Actor:
Role: Officer Actor: Thompson
Role: Old Norval Actor: Murray
Role: Anna Actor: Miss Mills
Role: Lady Randolph Actor: Mrs St.Ledger

Afterpiece Title: Lovers' Quarrels

Cast
Role: Jacintha Actor: Mrs H. Johnston
Role: Isabella Actor: Miss Leserve
Role: Leonora Actor: the Late Miss Betterton
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: Angelina Actor: Miss Chapman

Afterpiece Title: The Deserter of Naples

Entertainment: Vaudeville In course Evening: an entire New Song, The Seaman's Lamentation for the Loss of the Royal Charlotte (The Words by G. S. Carey, and composed by Mazzinghi)-Incledon; Dancing-Mr and Master Michell (from the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh; 1st appearance)

Performance Comment: S. Carey=, and composed by Mazzinghi)-Incledon; Dancing-Mr and Master Michell (from the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh; 1st appearance). 1st appearance).
Cast
Role: Actor: Incledon
Role: Dancing Actor: Mr and Master Michell

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Revenge

Performance Comment: Zanga-Jackson (from the Theatre-Royal, Crow Street, Dublin); Carlos-Lewis; Alvarez-L'Estrange; Manuel-Robson; Alonzo-Wroughton; Isabella-Miss Ambrose; Leonora (with an Occasional Prologue)-Mrs Jackson.
Cast
Role: Zanga Actor: Jackson
Role: Theatre Actor:
Role: Carlos Actor: Lewis
Role: Alvarez Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Manuel Actor: Robson
Role: Alonzo Actor: Wroughton
Role: Isabella Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Jackson.

Afterpiece Title: Don Quixote in England

Cast
Role: Principal Parts Actor: Mrs Poussin, Mrs _Pitt.
Role: Don Quixote Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Sancho Actor: Quick
Role: Dorothea Actor: Miss Valois
Role: Mrs Guzzle Actor: Mrs Pitt.

Dance: After monologue: The Humours of Leixlip, as17770425

Entertainment: End: Monologue. Tony Lumpkin's Adventures in a Trip to London, as17770428

Event Comment: [Huddart, whose 1st appearance on the stage was at the Crow Street Theatre Dublin, on 14 May 1798, is identified in European Magazine, Oct. 1798, p. 258.] "In the gentle and tender scenes [Huddart] was impressive...but in the impassioned parts he was often too boisterous, and from his too eager exertion, he exhausted himself, in a great measure, before the conclusion of the piece" (Morning Herald, 16 Oct.). [Mrs Pope, as Miss Campion, had 1st appeared as Desdemona at the same theatre, 11 Mar. 1790. Mrs Wybrow was from the Royal Circus. She had appeared at cg on 6 June 1798.] Afterp iece [1st time; BALL. PI, by John Cartwright Cross. Larpent MS 1228. Text (i.e. synopsis of the ballet, and the songs) in his Circusiana (Lackington, Allen & Co., 1890), Vol. 1; it lists the cast for the Royal Circus]: Taken chiefly from the favourtie Piece of the latter Title [1st acted at the Royal Circus, 9 Apr. 1798], with Alterations and Additions by the original Author. The Music by Sanderson, and Scenery by Phillips, Lupino, Hollogan, Blackmore, &c. Receipts: #294 15s. 6d. (290.8.6; 4.7.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Othello, Moor Of Venice

Performance Comment: Othello-A Young Gentleman (from the Theatre Royal Dublin; 1st appearance on this, and 4th on any stage [Huddart]); Roderigo-Knight; Cassio (1st time)-Betterton; Brabantio-Hull; Lodovico-Whitfield; Duke-Waddy; Gratiano-Powel; Montano-Clarke; Iago-Murray; Emilia (1st time)-Mrs Litchfield; Desdemona-Mrs Pope (1st appearance in that character [in London]).in London]).
Cast
Role: Othello Actor: A Young Gentleman
Role: Roderigo Actor: Knight
Role: Cassio Actor: Betterton
Role: Brabantio Actor: Hull
Role: Lodovico Actor: Whitfield
Role: Duke Actor: Waddy
Role: Gratiano Actor: Powel
Role: Montano Actor: Clarke
Role: Iago Actor: Murray
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Litchfield
Role: Desdemona Actor: Mrs Pope

Afterpiece Title: The Genoese Pirate; or, Black-Beard

Performance Comment: Principal Ballet Characters-Follett, Bologna Jun., Bologna Sen., Dyke, Whitmore, Abbot, Wilde, Blurton, Platt, Jackson, Hawtin, Powers, Findlay, Rayner, Webb, Farley, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Mrs Bologna, Miss Burnett, Mrs Ward, Miss Bologna, Mrs Wybrow (1st appearance); Vocal Characters-Townsend, Hill, Linton, Street, Tett, Curties, Master Standen, Miss Gray; [Larpent MS lists the parts: Abdallah, Capt. Teach, Garrat Gibbons, Cesar, Gunner, Carpenter, Seamen-Street, Abbot; [Entrance into Cabin. My Willy was a Sailor bold-Miss Gray; [Between Decks. Stand to your guns our cannons thunder-Townsend, Hill; [Entrance into Cabin. A pirate's Life-Townsend; [Roads of Madagascar. Negro Air: When sunny Beams-Master Standen; [Sea Ballad. Three Years I've bade sweet Home adieu-Hill; [Inside of Black-Beard's Hut. West Indian View. Seaman and Drunken Negro: In Search of a Pirate-Clarke, Simmons; [Romantic Heights, with Black-Beard's Ship at a Distance. Grand cabin by Moonlight. No longer heave the heart@felt sigh-Hill, Miss Gray [The Powder Magazine. To conclude with a representation of the recent Glorious Engagement fought by His Majesty's Sloop, L'Espoir, of 14 Guns, and the Genoese Pirate's Ship, $the Liguria">Clarke, William, Drunken Negro-$Simmons, Servants, Negro Boy-$Master Standen, Lieut. Maynard, Sailors, Nancy, Servants, Orra, Ismena. For the three assigned parts see Songs, below.] the following new Scenes, Songs: Grand Cabin. While the jolly grog-Townsend, Hill, Linton, Street, Abbot; [Entrance into Cabin. My Willy was a Sailor bold-Miss Gray; [Between Decks. Stand to your guns our cannons thunder-Townsend, Hill; [Entrance into Cabin. A pirate's Life-Townsend; [Roads of Madagascar. Negro Air: When sunny Beams-Master Standen; [Sea Ballad. Three Years I've bade sweet Home adieu-Hill; [Inside of Black-Beard's Hut. West Indian View. Seaman and Drunken Negro: In Search of a Pirate-Clarke, Simmons; [Romantic Heights, with Black-Beard's Ship at a Distance. Grand cabin by Moonlight. No longer heave the heart@felt sigh-Hill, Miss Gray [The Powder Magazine. To conclude with a representation of the recent Glorious Engagement fought by His Majesty's Sloop, L'Espoir, of 14 Guns, and the Genoese Pirate's Ship, $the Liguria, of 42 Guns and 120 Men [on 7 Aug. 1798, off Malaga], with the Striking the Black Flag, and Plunging the Pirate into the Sea.The Powder Magazine. To conclude with a representation of the recent Glorious Engagement fought by His Majesty's Sloop, L'Espoir, of 14 Guns, and the Genoese Pirate's Ship, the Liguria, of 42 Guns and 120 Men [on 7 Aug. 1798, off Malaga], with the Striking the Black Flag, and Plunging the Pirate into the Sea.
Cast
Role: Principal Ballet Characters Actor: Follett, Bologna Jun., Bologna Sen., Dyke, Whitmore, Abbot, Wilde, Blurton, Platt, Jackson, Hawtin, Powers, Findlay, Rayner, Webb, Farley, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Mrs Bologna, Miss Burnett, Mrs Ward, Miss Bologna, Mrs Wybrow
Role: Vocal Characters Actor: Townsend, Hill, Linton, Street, Tett, Curties, Master Standen, Miss Gray
Role: Seamen Actor: Clarke, William, Drunken Negro-Simmons, Servants, Negro Boy-Master Standen, Lieut. Maynard, Sailors, Nancy, Servants, Orra, Ismena. For the three assigned parts see Songs, below.
Role: Drunken Negro Actor: Simmons, Servants, Negro Boy-Master Standen, Lieut. Maynard, Sailors, Nancy, Servants, Orra, Ismena. For the three assigned parts see Songs, below.
Role: Negro Boy Actor: Master Standen, Lieut. Maynard, Sailors, Nancy, Servants, Orra, Ismena. For the three assigned parts see Songs, below.
Role: While the jolly grog Actor: Townsend, Hill, Linton, Street, Abbot
Role: My Willy was a Sailor bold Actor: Miss Gray
Role: Stand to your guns our cannons thunder Actor: Townsend, Hill
Role: A pirate's Life Actor: Townsend
Role: When sunny Beams Actor: Master Standen
Role: Three Years I've bade sweet Home adieu Actor: Hill
Role: Inside of Black Actor: Beard's Hut. West Indian View. Seaman and Drunken Negro: In Search of a Pirate-Clarke, Simmons
Role: In Search of a Pirate Actor: Clarke, Simmons
Role: with Black Actor: Beard's Ship at a Distance. Grand cabin by Moonlight. No longer heave the heart@felt sigh-Hill, Miss Gray
Role: No longer heave the heart@felt sigh Actor: Hill, Miss Gray

Dance: In afterpiece: Dance of Negroes-

Event Comment: "[Henderson] appears to have cultivated the gifts of nature, with great industry; he promises better to attain the character of a player of consummate judgment than a great player, properly so called. Edwin, in spite of his thin voice and disgusting articulation, is at least equal to half his London contemporaries; and exhibited proofs that neither his conception, nor style of playing, is limited to a particular cast of parts, or mode of acting" (London Magazine, June 1777, p. 288). [ Miss Barsanti was from the Crow Street Theatre, Dublin.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Merchant Of Venice

Performance Comment: Shylock-Henderson (from the Theatre Royal, Bath; 1st appearance in London); Antonio-Younger; Bassanio-Davies; Salanio-Egan; Solarino-T. Davis; Lorenzo (with songs)-Du-Bellamy; Old Gobbo-Blissett; Tubal-Massey; Launcelot-Edwin; Duke-Fearon; Gratiano-Palmer; Nerissa-Mrs Hunter; Jessica (with a song)-Mrs Hitchcock; Portia-Miss Barsanti (1st appearance on this stage).
Cast
Role: Shylock Actor: Henderson
Role: Antonio Actor: Younger
Role: Bassanio Actor: Davies
Role: Salanio Actor: Egan
Role: Solarino Actor: T. Davis
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Du-Bellamy
Role: Du Actor: Bellamy
Role: Old Gobbo Actor: Blissett
Role: Tubal Actor: Massey
Role: Launcelot Actor: Edwin
Role: Duke Actor: Fearon
Role: Gratiano Actor: Palmer
Role: Nerissa Actor: Mrs Hunter
Role: Jessica Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Portia Actor: Miss Barsanti

Afterpiece Title: Piety in Pattens

Cast
Role: Butler Actor: Edwin
Role: Squire Actor: Fearon
Role: Mrs Caudy Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Polly Pattens Actor: Mrs Jewell.