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Event Comment: CCross: An apology made for Mrs Cibber's being ill, tho she play'd her part. Receipts: #180 (Cross); #181 5s. 6d. (Powel)


Mainpiece Title: The Orphan

Role: Castalio Actor: Barry
Role: Polydore Actor: Delane
Role: Acasto Actor: Berry
Role: Chamont Actor: Garrick
Role: Chaplain Actor: Blakes
Role: Serina Actor: Miss Cole
Role: Page Actor: Miss Yates
Role: Florella Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Monimia Actor: Mrs Cibber.
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Related Work: The Orphan; or, The Unhappy Marriage Author(s): Thomas Otway

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd

Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Clive.
Event Comment: CCross: Benefit for ye Author. Mr Garrick order'd ye foundling to be given out for Sat: & as you like it for Mon: But ye Pit rose, & insisted ye Foundling shou'd be given out again for Monday, wch was done, tho; ye Lords who oppos'd it were in ye House. [Horace Walpole's account of the affair Foundling to Sir Horace Mann, in a letter of 11 March 1748 (ed. Cunningham, II, 106) runs as follows: "There has been a new comedy call'd The Foundling; far from good, but it took. Lord Hobart and some young men made a party to damn it, merely for the love of damnation. The Templars espoused the play, and went aamed with syringes charg'd with stinking oil, and with sticking plaisters for Bubby's fair hair; but it did not come to action. Garrick was impertinent, and the pretty men gave over their plot the moment they grew to be in the right."] Receipts: #170 (Cross); house charges #63 (Powel); cash #168 10s. 6d.; tickets #18 5s. (Clay MS)


Mainpiece Title: The Foundling

Role: Young Belmont Actor: Garrick
Role: Sir Charles Raymond Actor: Barry
Role: Faddle Actor: Macklin
Role: Raymond Actor: Havard
Role: Sir Roger Belmont Actor: Yates
Role: Villiard Actor: Sparks
Role: Rosetta Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Fidelia Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Mr Brooke Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Garrick Actor: Mrs Cibber


Mainpiece Title: King Henry Iv, Part I

Role: Lady Piercy Actor: Miss Bellamy.
Role: Worcester Actor: Arthur
Role: Carriers Actor: Arthur_, Cushing.
Role: Falstaff Actor: Quin
Role: King Actor: Sparks 1st appearance that stage
Role: Wales Actor: Ryan
Role: Prince John Actor: Miss Hippisley
Role: Westmoreland Actor: Holtham
Role: Northumberland Actor: Paget
Role: Sir Walter Blunt Actor: Ridout
Role: Douglas Actor: Anderson
Role: Vernon Actor: Gibson
Role: Francis Actor: Collins
Role: Gadshill Actor: Bencraft
Role: Bardolph Actor: Marten
Role: Peto Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Sheriff Actor: Oates
Role: Traveller Actor: Smith
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Bambridge
Role: Hotspur Actor: Delane who has not appeared that stage these 7 years.
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Related Work: The Comical History of Don Quixote, Part II Author(s): Thomas D'Urfey
Related Work: An Eclogue; or, Representation in Four Parts Author(s): Thomas Jordan
Related Work: The Amorous Bigotte: With the Second Part of Tegue O Divelly Author(s): Thomas Shadwell
Related Work: The Atheist; or, The Second Part of the Souldiers Fortune Author(s): Thomas Otway

Afterpiece Title: Apollo and Daphne

Performance Comment: As17490327 but Don Jumpedo (Tho' not the Original) jumping down his own throat and (as a New Addition) jumping up again-.
Role: jumping up again Actor: .
Event Comment: By Particular Desire. For Mr Garrick's Benefit (Tho not in the Bills) (Cross). Paid Potter (Hatter) #7 3s.; Powney (Stationer) #3 8s.; Cross for Licenser #2 2s. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #220 (Cross); #199 13s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: King Richard Iii

Role: Richard Actor: Garrick
Role: King Henry Actor: Berry
Role: Buckingham Actor: Bridges
Role: Richmond Actor: Havard
Role: Stanley Actor: Winstone
Role: Tressel Actor: Blakes
Role: Catseby Actor: Usher
Role: Lt Actor: Ray
Role: King Edward V Actor: Miss Cole
Role: Duke of York Actor: Miss Yates
Role: Dutchess of York Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Role: Trappolin Actor: Woodward

Dance: AAcis and Galatea, as17491130, but MacNeale, Pelling, Shawford, Mlle Mariet, Mlle Memi omitted

Event Comment: [The Advertisement of 17 May for the Suspicious Husband repeated for the fourth time, now, however, specifying the Grand Scotch Dance and a concluding Country Dance to round off the evening's entertainment for the benefit of M Monet. Tickets at White's Chocolate House in St James's St., and at the stage door. Being positively the last time of the Company's performing this season. The announcement accompanied by the following statement]: Mr Monett, the innocent tho' unfortunate cause of disgusting the Public by his attempting to represent French Plays, most humbly implores their assistance, by the means of this Benefit Play, to extricate him out of his present most deplorable situation. Without such relief his Misfortunes must detain him a ruined Man in England; a severity which he is persuaded never was proposed as any part of the purpose of the most disoblig'd, or determined against his Undertaking. With this relief he hopes to be able to return to France, and promises never again to risque their favours. He most submissively hopes he shall not be the only the single instance that may seem to contradict the hitherto unimpeached Good Nature and Humanity, which is universally acknowledged the Characteristic of the English Nation (General Advertiser)


Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these two years. [See 4 April 1749.] Miss Jane Cibber play'd Alicia-quite in old style, not lik'd at all, tho' not hiss'd-given out again and great hiss'd & so not done ($Cross). [The Author of the Midwife (No 1, final Page) reported]: Now I am speaking of Miss Cibber, I must do her the justice to observe that she play'd the part much better than cou'd be expected from one of her years and practice; and if a proper regard is paid to her modesty and Merit, I make no doubt she will become an exceeding good player. Receipts: #130 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Afterpiece Title: The Chaplet

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Related Work: Harlequin's Chaplet Author(s): Thomas Shaw

Entertainment: EEpilogue upon Two Prologues-Mrs Clive

Event Comment: [Performances] went off better. N.B. Mrs Clive spoke the Epilogue (tho' left out ye bills after ye 6th Night) every Night since ye first except those mark'd X [i.e., Oct. 24, 26, 30] it being call'd for by ye Audience (Cross). We hear M Devisse (the first dancer from the Opera at Paris) will in a few days perform at Drury Lane wiht Mlle Auretti, in a new Comic Dance, and the celebrated Dance of Pigmalion. Receipts: #70 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Pilgrim

Role: Alphonso Actor: Yates
Role: Pedro Actor: Havard
Role: Roderigo Actor: Berry
Role: Curio Actor: Scrase
Role: Seberto Actor: Mozeen
Role: Jaques Actor: Blakes
Role: Lopez Actor: Vaughan
Role: Master of the Mad House Actor: Bridges
Role: Governor Actor: Raftor
Role: Porter Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Drunken Servant Actor: Shuter
Role: Mad Scholar Actor: Sowdon
Role: Stuttering Cook Actor: Woodward
Role: Mad Englishman Actor: Winstone
Role: Mad Welchman Actor: James
Role: 1st Outlaw Actor: Ackman
Role: 2nd Outlaw Actor: Paddick
Role: 3rd Outlaw Actor: Marr
Role: Gentleman Actor: Simson
Role: Peasant Actor: Blakey
Role: Keeper Actor: Costollo
Role: Alinda Actor: Mrs Willoughby
Role: Fool Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Julietta Actor: Mrs Pritchard.
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Related Work: The Pilgrim Author(s): Thomas King

Afterpiece Title: Secular Masque

Role: Monus Actor: Beard
Role: Mars Actor: Reinhold
Role: Chronos Actor: Wilder
Role: Janus Actor: Master Mattocks
Role: Venus Actor: Miss Norris
Role: Diana Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: New Running Footman's Dance, as17501020

Event Comment: [MS note in hand of Colley Cibber (in R. J. Smith, History of the Stage, Vol. IV. BM 11826r)]: December 25, 1750 Sr. Tho' Death has been cooling his his [sic] heels at my door these three weeks, I have not had time to see him. The Dayly conversation of my friends have kept me so agreeably alive, that I have not passed my time better a great while. If you have a mind to make [?] us, I will order Death to come another day--to be serious I long to see you, and hope you will take the first opportunity. And so wish as merry a Christmas, as many New Years as your heart can hope for, I am Your real friend and Serv't C. Cibber Xmas Day


Mainpiece Title: None

Event Comment: Benefit for Havard. Mainpiece: By particular desire. No building on the stage on account of the machinery for the Masque. Tho' Mr Havard's long and severe indisposition has prevented his personal solicitation, yet he hopes it will not deprive him of the preference of those Persons of Quality, &c. who used to favour his Benefits. N.B. Those ladies and gentlemen who applied for places and were disappointed the last time the Masque was performed, may have them for this night, by sending to Mr Hobson at the stage door, by whom tickets will be deliver'd; As also at the Bedford Coffee House, and at Mr Havard's in Broad Court, the upper end of Bow St., Covent Garden. Tickets hitherto deliver'd will be taken. Receipts: #200 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Alfred

Role: Alfred Actor: Garrick
Role: Earl of Devon Actor: Lee
Role: Hermit Actor: Berry
Role: Edwin Actor: Burton
Role: Corin Actor: Blakes
Role: Danish King Actor: Sowdon
Role: First Dane Actor: Palmer
Role: Eltruda Actor: Miss Bellamy
Role: Emma Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Vocal Parts Actor: Mrs Clive, Miss Norris, Beard, Reinhold, Wilder, Master Vernon
Role: Second Dane Actor: Mozeen
Role: Shepherdess Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Dances Actor: Devisse, Mad Auretti, Mathews, Madam Camargo
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Related Work: Alfred, a Masque Author(s): James Thomson
Related Work: Alfred the Great, King of England Author(s): James ThomsonThomas Arne

Afterpiece Title: The Chaplet

Related Works
Related Work: Harlequin's Chaplet Author(s): Thomas Shaw
Event Comment: This play was reviv'd instead of ye London Cuckolds by way of Compliment to the City--not lik'd at all--Mr Ross being ill Mr Mattocks did his part at 2 Day's Notice, wch at the end of the 4 Act Mr Woodward told the Audience, & tho Mr Mattocks was hiss'd before, when he next appear'd they gave him great Applause. Mattocks never play'd a principal part before in London (Cross). Mainpiece: Never Acted there. [Inspector No 206 reports a letter on the lack of wisdom of giving the London Cuckolds on Lord Mayor's Day, as the morals of the trading youth have been corrupted by it the writer rejoices to see the substitution of Eastward Hoe for it (Daily Advertiser and Literary Gazette).] Receipts: #130 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Eastward Hoe; Or, Ye Prentices

Role: Quicksilver Actor: Woodward
Role: Sir Petronel Flash Actor: Palmer
Role: Security Actor: Shuter
Role: Seagull Actor: Blakes
Role: Golding Actor: Mattocks
Role: Bramble Actor: Simson
Role: Spendall Actor: Mozeen
Role: Scapethrift Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Wolf Actor: Burton
Role: Touchstone Actor: Yates
Role: Holdfast Actor: Atkins
Role: Constable Actor: H. Vaughan
Role: Drawer Actor: Ackman
Role: Page Actor: Master Cross
Role: Mildred Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Mrs Touchstone Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Syndyfy Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Winifred Actor: Mrs Toogood
Role: Girtred Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: with new Occasional Prologue Actor: Woodward.

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Role: Le Medicin Actor: Blakes
Role: Old Gerald Actor: Shuter
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Crispin Actor: Yates.

Dance: HHornpipe-Mathews; The Little Swiss

Event Comment: Some Hissing, tho' play'd Well-Garrick Kiteley &c. (Cross). Mainpiece: Written by Ben Johnson, never acted there. Characters Dress'd in the Old English@Manner. Receipts: #200 (Cross). We hear that His Majesty intended to go to the theatre Royal in Drury Lane this evening, to see the Comedy of Every Man in his Humour, wrote by Ben Johnson in 1598, acted the same year by the Lord Chamberlain's Servants, and dedicated to the great Mr Camden; and was reviv'd since the Revolution with Great Applause, having a new Epilogue spoken by Ben Johnson's Ghost , written by the late Earl of Dorset (Daily Advertiser)


Mainpiece Title: Every Man In His Humour

Role: Kitely Actor: Garrick
Role: Bobadill Actor: Woodward
Role: Brainworm Actor: Yates
Role: Master Stephen Actor: Shuter
Role: Justice Clement Actor: Taswell
Role: Old Knowell Actor: Berry
Role: Young Knowell Actor: Ross
Role: Wellbred Actor: Palmer
Role: Cob Actor: Mozeen
Role: Master Matthew Actor: Vaughan
Role: Downright Actor: Winstone
Role: Cash Actor: Blakes
Role: Formal Actor: Costollo
Role: Dame Kiteley Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Bridget Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Tib Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: with a new Occasional Prologue Actor: Garrick.

Dance: LL'Entree de Flore, as17511015; Peasant Dance, as17511015

Event Comment: HHarlequin Ranger oblig'd to be deferr'd. A new Dramatic Entertainment call'd Taste written by Mr Foote. The House was full as soon as open--before the first Music, several Speeches were made in ye Pit, moving the Farce might be acted before the Play, wch was insisted on by some, & oppos'd by others Cross, Cross, Prompter &c. was often call'd--The Curtain went up, & ye Clamour encreas'd, ye farce &c. Mr Mossop (who did Zanga ) came off--I went on, & spoke--Gentlemen, I perceive the farce has been desir'd before ye Play, wch cannot be comply'd with, for ye performers in ye Farce, having nothing to do in the Play, are not come--a great applause follow'd--Mr Mossop went on again--but ye noise renew'd, & he retir'd again, & wanted to undress wch I prevented; Mr Lacy (Manager) then went on, # spoke to ye same effect I had done--The play was then call'd for, & it went on with Applause--Tho' I believe Audience wish'd it over--The play done--Mr Garrick spoke ye Prologue in the Character of an Auctioneer , with surprising Applause--when he had done, he made this Apology--Gents--a performer being taken ill, the Author, Mr Foote, is here & will if you please, perform his part, this he spoke in a Hesitating manner, & was greatly applauded--the first Act went off well, & Mr Worsdale, a painter (to whom Mr Foote had given the profits of the farce) play'd a Woman's part, & was greatly received--When Mr Foote came on--he made this Speech--Gent: I have left the Stage some time, nor have I any hopes of Profit from this Piece, but as a performer is taken ill, I had rather appear my self, than have so many people, whom Curiosity has drawn together, b disappointed--Great Applause--In ye Second Act, the people grew Dull, & towards ye End, hiss'd greatly, wch I believe wou'd not have been, had not Mr Foote, bid Blakes pull off his Wig at ye Discovery of Mr Puff --vide Farce--it ended with ye usual Noise, when given out, of No more--Encore &c. &c. Sunday we had great debates about it, & at last it ended it shou'd be play'd no more 'till Mr Worsdale's benefit & an advertisement was put in the paper to signifie that as ye Farce was not so well receiv'd as was expected, the Author had withdrawn it to Alter &c. &c. we put up--We were told on Monday it wou'd be call'd for by the Audience; but no such thing happen'd. The fact concerning the performer's being taken ill is this--At ye practise, the Night before, Mr Foote seem'd dissatisfied with Mr Yates in the part of Puff, so got Mr Garrick next Day, to prevail with Mr Yates to let 'em say he was sick, that Mr Foote might have occasion to do the part (Cross). Mr Goodfellow begs leave to acquaint his friends that through the Indisposition of two of his principal performers, he is compelled to postpone his Benefit to a farther Day; Timely notice of which shall be given in this paper; Tickets deliver'd out for Monday the 13th Instant will then be admitted.--As the sole intent of this Benefit is to satisfy his creditors, who are to share the profits arising from it, he humbly hopes to meet with encouragement, and assures those ladies and Gentlemen who honour him, that the whole performance shall be carried on with the utmost decorum, and will be free from all danger of interruption (General Advertiser). Receipts: #200 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Revenge

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Afterpiece Title: Taste

Role: Carmine Actor: Palmer
Role: Puff Actor: Yates
Role: Lord Dupe Actor: Shuter
Role: Alderman Pentweazel Actor: Taswell
Role: Caleb Actor: Costollo
Role: Brush Actor: Cross
Role: Novice Actor: Blakes
Role: Lady Pentweazel Actor: Worsdale
Role: Boy Actor: Master Cross
Role: Prologue Actor: Garrick as Auctioneer.
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Related Work: Harlequin Restor'd; or, Taste a la Mode Author(s): Thomas Arne
Event Comment: As the Entertainment call'd Taste, was not quite so well receiv'd as was expected, and as it was solely intended for the Benefit of Mr Worsdale, the Author has suspended its representation till Worsdale's Benefit night; by that time some alterations will be made, which, it is hop'd, will render the piece more palatable to the publick (General Advertiser). [The Inspector No. 271 , commented on Foote's Taste of the previous Saturday: A party against it, but the piece was "heard with attention, and, in consequence with Applause. There is, indisputably more genuine Wit in it than in any piece of the kind ever produc'd among us; the characters are natural, tho many of them uncommon ones; their stile and sentiments are adapted to them with perfect propriety, and the incidents are not forced or crowded together upon the audience." A full discussion of each part follows. (Daily Advertiser and Literary Gazette.] Receipts: #140 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Role: Oroonoko Actor: Dexter
Role: Aboan Actor: Lee
Role: Blandford Actor: Palmer
Role: Daniel Actor: Shuter
Role: Imonida Actor: Miss Bellamy
Role: Widow Actor: Mrs James
Role: Charlot Weldon Actor: Mrs Willoughby
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Governor Actor: Burton
Role: Driver Actor: Taswell
Role: Stanmore Actor: Winstone
Role: Jack Stanmore Actor: Mozeen
Role: Hotman Actor: Blakes.
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Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Ranger

Role: Other characters Actor: Johnson, Mrs +Simpson.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Woodward
Role: New Music Actor:
Event Comment: MMr Francis has successfully avoided the common fault of a buskin'd expression, and left the plain language of nature to be supported by the dignity of the sentiment: He has I think, not above one or two similies, and scarce one unnecessary or purely ornamental epithet. In this he has judiciously imitated the simplicity of the antients, and of our Milton's Samson Agonistes, as he has also done in the contrivance of the fable, by preserving the unities...'Twould be idle in me to observe that this play is a true tragedy, tho' nobody dies in it, as it has so large a share in exciting the only objects, terror and pity. There is one excellency, which I cannot help pointing out, as it is almost universally overlook'd by all dramatic writers: I mean the MORAL without which there is no perfect drama. (Have at you All; Or The Drury Lane Journal, 20 Feb. 1752). Receipts: #170 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Eugenia

Performance Comment: As17520217 N.B. The Author's benefit which was to have been this day is deferr'd till Saturday, when his tickets will be taken (playbill). This shoul'd have been the Author's Benefit but their being a great Assembly on this Night, he deferr'd till Sat. next (Cross).
Role: Mercour Actor: Garrick
Role: Clerval Actor: Dexter
Role: Dorimond Actor: Berry
Role: Marquis of Delville Actor: Havard
Role: Eugenia Actor: Miss Bellamy
Role: Orphisa Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Emelia Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Cibber Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Event Comment: great Nreat Noise--before the Entertainm[en]t began Mr Garrick went on & said--Gent: as we find the new Scene, tho' it pleases some, offends others & as we wou'd please all, we shall omit it after this Night--but I hope when the other House is merry with us, we may be merry with them--the Song was printed & thrown down from ye Slips--great Noise--great applause--some blows in the pit--some Gents insisted upon its being given out again, wch Mr Lacy did--the Inspector very Impudent to-day (14th) about Woodward for saying I thank you to Fitzpatrick who threw an Apple at him from ye Stage Box on Fryday last--the fool against us to-day (Cross). [Cross omits receipts this night.


Mainpiece Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Role: Masquerade Dance Actor: Mlle Janeton Auretti.
Role: Benedick Actor: Garrick
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Havard
Role: Leonato Actor: Berry
Role: Sexton Actor: Clough
Role: Hero Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Margaret Actor: Mrs Havard
Role: Conrade Actor: Mozeen
Role: Fryar Actor: Burton
Role: Town Clerk Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Don John Actor: Winstone
Role: Claudio Actor: Palmer
Role: Dogberry Actor: Taswell
Role: Balthasar Actor: Beard
Role: Ursula Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Antonio Actor: Simson
Role: Verges Actor: Shuter
Role: Borachio Actor: Blakes
Role: In II will be introduc'd a Masquerade Dance Actor: Mathews, the Little Swiss
Role: to conclude with a Country Dance Actor: the Characters of the Play.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Ranger

Role: Harlequin Actor: Woodward.
Role: Other characters Actor: Johnson, Mrs +Simpson.
Role: New Music Actor:
Event Comment: Afterpiece: By Particular Desire. [Mainpiece] Put up ye 8th night tho' but ye 7th (Cross). Receipts: #160 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Brothers

Role: Demetrius Actor: Garrick_.
Role: Parts Actor: Garrick, Mossop, Berry, Winstone, Burton, Blakes, Mozeen, Simson, Miss Hippisley, Miss Bellamy.
Role: Demetrius Actor: Garrick
Role: Perseus Actor: Mossop
Role: Philip Actor: Berry
Role: Antigonus Actor: Burton
Role: Dymas Actor: Simson
Role: Posthumius Actor: Winstone
Role: Curtius Actor: Mozeen
Role: Erixine Actor: Miss Bellamy
Role: Pericles Actor: Blakes
Role: Attendant Actor: Miss Hippisley
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Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Event Comment: JJuliet is now the talk of ye Town, & tho' there are critics, in general meets with approbation (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Role: Romeo Actor: Barry
Role: Capulet Actor: Sparks
Role: Montague Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Escalus Actor: Gibson
Role: Benvolio Actor: Usher
Role: Paris Actor: Anderson
Role: Lady Capulet Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Friar Lawrence Actor: Ridout
Role: Gregory Actor: Bennett
Role: Sampson Actor: Collins
Role: Abram Actor: Dunstall
Role: Balthazar Actor: White
Role: Mercutio Actor: Dyer
Role: Tibalt Actor: Cushing
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Juliet Actor: aYoung Gentlewoman
Role: With a Masquerade Dance Actor:
Role: and an Additional Scene introduced representing th Actor:
Role: which will be accompanied with a Solemn Dirge Actor:
Role: the vocal parts Actor: Lowe, Howard, Legg, Baker, Roberts, Mrs Lampe, Miss Young, Mrs Chambers
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Event Comment: MMr Foote play'd Buck & Miss Macklin Lucinda, --went off tol: ye Girl was lik'd-she sung in ye Character Aly Croky--fine, --& danc'd a Minuet--well (Cross). [Foote was engaged as an actor for a certain number of nights and made his 1st appearance on this evening-he spoke a Prologue written by Garrick which was encored every night Genest, IV, 380). The Prologue was printed in the Public Advertiser on 29 Oct. suggesting the many sources of laughter on stage as they appealed to various parts of the House, pointing fun at Foote, and closing with his mock, humble statement: @"Many my passions are, tho' one my view@They all concenter--in the pleasing you.'@ It also contained information about a specialty performer on the Cello, Monsieur Cervetti, and his reception by the upper galleries: @"...In like extremes your laughing humour shows@Have ye not roar'd from Pit to upper Rows@And all the jest was, What? a Fiddler's nose..."@ The person here meant is M Cervetti, who has been a standing joke with the upper gallery for a long time past, on account of the length of his nose: but as I am inform'd, that no feature of his Mind is out of proportion, unless it be that his good qualities are extraordinary, I take this opportunity to mention that it is cruel to render him uneasy in the Business, in which he is eminent, and by which he must gain his livlihood." See identical comment in Gray's Inn Journal, 27 Oct. A puff for Miss Macklin appeared in Gray's Inn Journal, 20 Oct.] Receipts: #190 [Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband

Role: Manly Actor: Havard
Role: Trusty Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Sir Francis Wronghead Actor: Yates
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Lord Townly Actor: Ross
Role: Moody Actor: Burton
Role: Squire Richard Actor: Vernon
Role: Myrtilla Actor: Mrs Hippisley
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Miss Jenny Actor: Mrs Minors
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs James
Role: Basset Actor: Blakes
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: The Englishman in Paris

Event Comment: For the the Author Tho' but the 5th Night, Mr Rich's Indulgence (Cross). Philoclea published at 1s. 6d. Tickets to be had at Dodsley's, Tulley's Head in Pall Mall; the Bedford Coffee House, Covent Garden; the Grecian Coffee House, in Devereaux Court; and at Baker's Coffee House in Change Alley


Mainpiece Title: Philoclea

Role: Parts Actor: Barry, Sparks, Smith, Ridout, Usher, Mrs Bland, Mrs Vincent, Miss Kennedy, Mrs Griffith, Miss Nossiter.
Role: Basilius Actor: Sparks
Role: Pyrocles Actor: Barry
Role: Musidorus Actor: Smith
Role: Amphialus Actor: Usher
Role: Philanax Actor: Ridout
Role: Euristus Actor: Anderson
Role: Dametas Actor: Redman
Role: Thyrsis Actor: Holtam
Role: Gynecia Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Pamela Actor: Miss Kennedy
Role: Philoclea Actor: Miss Nossiter
Role: Cecropia Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Eugenia Actor: Mrs Griffith
Role: Phebe Actor: Miss Mullart
Event Comment: MMr Garrick's Benefit tho not in ye bills. Mainpiece by Particular Desire (Cross). Receipts: #230 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: King Lear

Role: Kent Actor: Burton.
Role: King Lear Actor: Garrick
Role: Gloster Actor: Berry
Role: Edgar Actor: Havard
Role: Bastard Actor: Palmer
Role: Albany Actor: Mozeen
Role: Cornwall Actor: Blakes
Role: Gent Usher Actor: Lacey
Role: Burgundy Actor: Jefferson
Role: Goneril Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Regan Actor: Mrs Cowper
Role: Cordelia Actor: Mrs Cibber.

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Role: Trappolin Actor: Woodward.
Event Comment: PPublic Advertiser: As I saw in the papers that the tragedy of Phaedra is shortly to be acted at Covent Garden, I thought that the following lines, written upon Mrs Woffington's performance of the character in Ireland would not be unacceptable to you, or to your readers. They fell casually into my hands. If you think them worth inserting, they are at your service [a poem of 104 lines follows]: @Oft has the poet sweetly sung in vain@When tasteless actors chaunt the heavenly strain... Woffington seems reserved to play the part magnificently. The analysis, tho' fettered to the couplet, is more specific as to her gestures and expression, and tone, than most such commentaries


Mainpiece Title: The Committee

Role: Teague Actor: Barrington
Role: Careless Actor: Ryan
Role: Blunt Actor: Sparks
Role: Day Actor: Collins
Role: Abel Actor: Cushing
Role: Lt Story Actor: Anderson
Role: Bookseller Actor: Dunstall
Role: Mrs Chat Actor: Mrs Bambridge
Role: Obadiah Actor: Arthur
Role: Mrs Day Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Ruth Actor: Mrs Barrington.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Skeleton

Role: Chasseur Royal Actor: Lowe
Role: Aerial Spirits Actor: Mr and Mrs Granier
Role: Jupiter in the character of Harlequin Actor: Miles
Role: Doctor Actor: Bencraft
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dunstall
Role: Merlin Actor: Howard
Role: Mercury Actor: Baker
Role: Anatomist Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Pierot Actor: LaLauze.
Event Comment: Mainpiece: By Particular Desire. Tickets deliver'd by Mrs James will be taken. For ye Benefit of Mrs James, tho' her name was not put up, who is going to leave the Stage, and retire as said to a Nunnery. Mr Macklin's Oratory open'd at his house in ye Piazza (Cross). Public Advertiser 22 Nov.: At Macklin's Great Room in Hart St. Covent Garden this day...will be opened The British Inquisition. This Inquisition is upon the plan of the ancient Greek, Roman and modern French, Italian Societies@of@liberal@investigation...&c. First lecture to be on Hamlet. [See Mackliniana (2 Vols. Folger Shakespeare Library) MS notes by Isaac Reed, from the Public Advertiser, 22 Nov. Macklin's lecture series was repeated on 23, 28 Nov., 2, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 26, 28 Dec.] Receipts: #200 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Role: Benedict Actor: Garrick
Role: Don John Actor: Bransby
Role: Friar Actor: Burton
Role: Dogberry Actor: Taswell
Role: Verges Actor: Philips
Role: Conrade Actor: Mozeen
Role: Town Clerk Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Sexton Actor: Clough
Role: Margaret Actor: Mrs Havard
Role: Hero Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Balthasar Actor: Beard
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Havard
Role: Leonato Actor: Berry
Role: Claudio Actor: Palmer
Role: Antonio Actor: Simson
Role: Borachio Actor: Blakes
Role: Ursula Actor: Miss Minors
Role: In Act II a Masquerade Dance Actor:
Role: Play to conclude with a Country Dance Actor: the characters.

Afterpiece Title: The Chaplet

Role: Damon Actor: Beard
Role: Palemon Actor: Wilder
Role: Laura Actor: Miss Thomas
Role: Pastora Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: To conclude with a Rural Dance Actor: Mathews, Dennison.
Related Works
Related Work: Harlequin's Chaplet Author(s): Thomas Shaw
Event Comment: Benefit for ye Composer--tho' not in ye Bills (Cross). Receipts: #160 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Fairies

Related Works
Related Work: The Fairy Prince, with the Installation of the Knights of the Garter Author(s): Thomas Arne
Related Work: The Fairy Favour Author(s): Thomas Hull
Related Work: Hurly-Burly; or, The Fairy of the Well Author(s): Thomas KingThomas Linley Sr.
Related Work: The Fairy Festival Author(s): Thomas Attwood

Dance: See17550203

Event Comment: MMr Murphy from Covent Garden did Osmyn. Indiff-tho' great applause (Cross). Receipts: #150 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Mourning Bride

Role: Osmyn Actor: Murphy first appearance there
Role: King Actor: Berry
Role: Gonzales Actor: Havard
Role: Garcia Actor: Palmer
Role: Selim Actor: Simson
Role: Perez Actor: Mozeen
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Almeria Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Heli Actor: Blakes
Role: Alonzo Actor: Burton.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Role: Loverule Actor: Beard
Role: Jobson Actor: Berry
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Bennet.
Event Comment: MMr Vernon, in Garcia, tho not meddled with in the 1st Act was in the 5 hiss'd off, on account of the old affair of his Marriage--an Epilogue was spoke to ye farce by Mrs Clive--(Indiff) (Cross). Receipts: #140 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Mourning Bride

Role: Garcia Actor: Vernon
Role: Perez Actor: Mozeen.
Role: Osmyn Actor: Murphy first appearance there
Role: King Actor: Berry
Role: Gonzales Actor: Havard
Role: Selim Actor: Simson
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Almeria Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Heli Actor: Blakes
Role: Alonzo Actor: Burton.

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Role: Wingate Actor: Yates
Role: Dick Actor: Woodward
Role: Gargle Actor: Burton
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Simon Actor: H. Vaughan
Role: Scotchman Actor: Blakes
Role: Irishman Actor: Jefferson
Role: Catchpole Actor: Vaughan
Role: Garrick Actor: Murphy