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Mainpiece Title: The Man Of Taste

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Dance: II: Dutchman and his Frow by Phillips and Miss Brett. IV: English Maggot by Villeneuve and Miss Brett

Entertainment: A new Entertainment after the manner of Spring-Garden, Vauxhall: With a New Scene, representing the Place, with a Grand Overture, and select Pieces of Musick, compos'd by Mr Handell, intermix'd with Dances, particularly The Russian Sailor by Denoyer's Apprentice. A Concerto on the French Horn by Mr Winch. The Revellers by Essex, Mrs Walter, &c. Concluding with Mr Handel's Water Musick


Mainpiece Title: The Runaway

Afterpiece Title: The Waterman

Dance: End III: as17780425

Song: Between Acts: her two favorite Vauxhall songs He's Aye Kissing Me, Tally Ho!-Mrs Wrighten


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband; Or, A Journey To London

Afterpiece Title: The Padlock

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Gambols

Song: End of 1st Monologue A Tax on Old Maids, as sung by Mrs Kennedy at Vauxhall, by Mrs Benson. monologues. End of mainpiece Peeping Tom of Coventry's Peep into Hammersmith; End of 3rd piece A Description of the Tombs in Westminster Abbey, both by Benson

Event Comment: NNeville MS Diary: We lighted at Somerset Coffee-house and soon after took a boat from Somerset stairs to Spring Gardens, Vauxhall, open for the first time this season. These gardens are lighted by lamps disposed in different figures, with an orchestra from which the company are entertained from 7 to 10 with music...An artificial cascade from rocks which, continuing for 10 or 15 minutes only, has a fine effect. M. meeting with some acquaintance, we supped under the trees and after trying in vain to get a coach, returned and had some wine in one of the Boxes. I scarcely tasted any thing...all the wine at Vauxhall is vile. I proposed walking home, as it is very dangerous to go by water in the night. Half past 1 in the morning when I entered our house


Event Comment: By particular Desire. Boxes 4s. Pit 2s. 6d. Gallery 1s. 6d. Upper Gallery 1s. [Colin and Phebe written by Moore and composed by Arne. Constantly encored all summer at Vauxhall (Burney, History of Music IV, 668).


Mainpiece Title: The Provoked Husband; Or, A Journey To London

Song: II: Lowe; V: Dialogue call'd Colin and Phebe-Lowe, Mrs Arne

Dance: III: Muilment

Event Comment: Benefit for Theatrical Fund. Doors open at 5 o'clock. Play to begin at half past 6. Last night of season. Cash in the Galleries #88, from Mr Johnston #211 18s. Total #299 19s. Paid in sundries (Rent #8; Soldiers 14s.; Properties 2s.; Bill Stickers 18s.; Candles, Oyl, Lampmen #3 18s. 6d.; Printer #2 13s. 6d.; Total #16 5s. 6d.; Box tickets 680 #170). Ladies and Gentlemen who have taken tickets for the Pit and Boxes are requested to be early at the Theatre, to prevent their being incommoded in getting to their Place. [N.B. 27 June 1767 the Gentleman's Magazine reports that Sg Tenducci "renounced the errors of popery, and embraced the protestant religion in Dublin."] Receipts: #299 19s. (Treasurer's Book). Instead of going to dinner put The Suspicious Husband in my pocket and read Ranger's part at the Somerset Coffee House. Dressed and at half past 5 went into the Front Boxes at Drury Lane to see The Suspicious Husband for the Fund for the Relief of Decayed Actors, being the last time of performing this season. The Pit and Boxes were laid together. Mr Garrick spoke an occasional Prologue and played Ranger. Though in the back row I saw him very well by the help of my glass...Before the Dance Mr Garrick saying that he would not have been able to do it after, in the name of the company and managers thanked the public for the favors received this season. Mr @@ asked me to go to Vauxhall after ye Play, but I chose rather to see Daphne and Amintor ye characters as usual (Neville MS Diary)


Mainpiece Title: The Suspicious Husband

Afterpiece Title: Daphne and Amintor

Music: I: Concerto on Harpsichord-Burney Jun

Event Comment: Benefit for Vernon. Public Advertiser, 5 Mar.: Tickets to be had of Vernon, Vauxhall. Receipts: #219 12s. 6d. (107.16.0; 20.13.6; 7.16.0; tickets: 83.7.0) (charge: #71 19s.)


Mainpiece Title: The Tempest

Afterpiece Title: The Deserter

Dance: As17770110


Mainpiece Title: The Belle's Stratagem

Afterpiece Title: A Fete

Performance Comment: SCENE I. A Forest. The Death of the Stag-; Overture by Dr Arne-; Hunting song, Give round the word-Doyle; Foresters' Dance-; SCENE II. The Cave of Echo; The Vauxhall Echo Catch, They say there is an echo here-Davies, Robson, J. Wilson, Doyle; SCENE III. Mount Ida; Venus and the Graces, to whom she complains of the loss of her son She that will but now discover-; Venus-Mrs Morton; The music by Dr Fisher-; SCENE IV. A Camp Scene, and Dance of Warriors-; SCENE V. A Cottage. Auld Robin Grey-Mrs Kennedy; SCENE VI. The Cavern of Despair. Mad Tom-Reinhold; The music by Purcell-; SCENE VII. A Palace and Banquet. Come honest Friends and jovial Souls-; To conclude Chorus-; Dance-; Attendant Genius-Miss Langrish.

Afterpiece Title: Tom Thumb

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Wrighten. Public Advertiser, 13 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Wrighten, Kennington-lane, near Vauxhall. Receipts: #286 10s. 6d. (104/18/0; 7/19/6; 0/4/0; tickets: 173/9/0) (charge: #106 14s. 7d.)


Mainpiece Title: The School For Scandal

Afterpiece Title: The Divorce

Dance: As17820302athi

Song: End of Act III of mainpiece Tally Ho! by Mrs Wrighten


Mainpiece Title: The Count Of Narbonne

Afterpiece Title: A Fete, scene I

Performance Comment: A Forest. The Death of the Stag (singers not listed). Overture by Dr Arne. Hunting song, Give round the word, by Doyle. Foresters' Dance, scene II. The Cave of Echo. The Vauxhall Echo Catch, They say there is an echo here, by Davits, Robson, J. Wilson, Doyle, scene m. Mount Ida. Venus and the Grace, to whom she complains for the loss of her son [She that will but now discover}. Venus-Mrs Morton, scene IV. A Hall. Four and twenty fidlers all on a row, as17820423 scene V. A Camp. For Freedom and his Native Land, by Mrs Kennedy; the music by Hook; the words by Hull. SCENE VI. The Cavern of Despair. Mad Tom, by Reinhold; the music by Purcell. SCENE VII. A Palace and a Banquet. Honest Friends and jovial Souls (singers not listed). To conclude with a Chorus and Dance. Attendant Genius-Miss Langrish .

Afterpiece Title: The What d'ye Call It

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Wrighten. Public Advertiser, 29 Mar.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Wrighten, Kennington-lane, near Vauxhall. Receipts: #247 12s. 6d. (56/2/0; 17/14/6; 0/2/0; tickets: 173/14/0) (charge: #110 14s. 1d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Double Gallant

Afterpiece Title: Comus

Dance: End of Act IV of mainpiece, as17821016; End of mainpiece, as17820917

Song: End of Act II of mainpiece A Soldier for Me (composed by Hook for The Best Bidder) by Mrs Wrighten

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Wrighten. Gazetteer, 9 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Wrighten, Kennington-Iane, near Vauxhall. Receipts: #305 1s. (130/4/0; 13/11/6; 0/12/6; tickets: 160/13/0) (charge: #106 4s. 11d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Way Of The World

Afterpiece Title: A Fete

Afterpiece Title: The Double Disguise

Song: Between the Acts of 1st piece A Soldier for me by Mrs Wrightcn

Event Comment: Benefit for Barthelemon. Tickets to be had of Barthelemon at his house at Vauxhall


Mainpiece Title: Eliza

Music: End of Act I a new concerto obligato for two French Horns (composed by Barthelemon) by the two young Leanders, and a concerto on the piano forte by Miss Barthelemon, accompanied on the viola d'amore by Barthelemon; After the singing a concerto on the violin, as17840303athi

Song: End of Act II a favourite Italian duetto (composed by Gazzaniga) by Mrs and Miss Bathelemon

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Wrighten. Public Advertiser, 29 Mar.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Wrighten, Kennington-lane, near Vauxhall. Afterpiece: Not acted these 20 years [acted 13 Apr. 1773]. Receipts: #277 18s. (70/15; 8/18; 0/8; tickets: 197/17) (charge: (#106 16s. 1d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Song: End of Act II of mainpiece a Hunting Cantata; In afterpiece A Soldier for Me, both by Mrs Wrighten


Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Afterpiece Title: The Land of Enchantment

Performance Comment: A Select Scene, consisting of Music and Dancing, in which: a Hunting Song [Tantivy, the welkin resounds] by Mrs Martyr; the celebrated Vauxhall Echo Catch [They say there is an echo here (performers not listed)]; a Pastoral Dialogue [Alas! Poor Sue] by Johnstone and Mrs Martyr; Auld Robin Gray by Mrs Kennedy; Poor ThomasDay by Edwin, Brett, Davies. Abdiel, the Genius-Master Farley .

Afterpiece Title: Barataria

Dance: In 2nd piece, by Harris, Miss Besford, Mrs Goodwin, Mrs Ratchford, Miss Matthews

Song: As17841025, but omitted: names of singers

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Wrighten. Morning Chronicle, 11 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Wrighten, Kennington-lane, near Vauxhall. Receipts: #321 18s. (82/5; 7/8; 1/4; tickets: 231/1) (charge: #105 17s. 11d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Country Girl

Afterpiece Title: The Double Disguise

Song: End of Act I of mainpiece Tally ho! by Mrs Wrighten

Event Comment: Benefit for Wrighten, prompter. Public Advertiser, 7 May: Tickets to be had of Wrighten, Kennington-lane, near Vauxhall. Receipts: #254 8s. 6d. [64.9.0; 11.13.6; 0.19.0; tickets: 177.7.0) (charge: #106 3s. 9d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Heiress

Afterpiece Title: The Humourist

Dance: As17870115


Mainpiece Title: Inkle And Yarico

Afterpiece Title: The Irishman in London

Afterpiece Title: A Masquerade Anticipated

Performance Comment: Following sung and recited in Character: Vauxhall Watch, My name's Ted Blarney-Rock; The Link Boy-Gray; a Duetto on the Union Pipes and Harp-Courtney, Weippert; Jeu D'Esprit-Fawcett; Little Pig lays without Straw-Fawcett; The Lucky Escape-Mrs Harlowe; Scotch Duetto-Incledon, Mrs Mountain; accompanied on the Pipes and Harp-Courtney; The Waggoner, I Whistle and drive my team (composed by Dibdin)-Blanchard; The Ups and Downs of Life(, in the character of Folly,)-Munden; A Divertisement-Byrne, Mlle St.Amand; Illumination-.

Dance: In: As17911102

Song: In 2nd piece: As17920421; End I: Black Eyed Susan-Incledon; II: Sweet Bird-; III: Can a Lover Pleasure find (composed by Sacchini)-Mrs Billington

Event Comment: Mainpiece: With new Scenery, Dresses and Decorations. [This was the version, altered probably by Joseph George Holman, in which he appeared in Dublin on 29 July 1794, on which occasion the playbill reads, "Dressed in the Habits of the Times, and with other Alterations, adopted in its Representations 19 [recte 11] Nights last Winter, at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden." It further states that the part of Ophelia would be performed "without the Airs, and with a considerable Restoration of the Text." No record of what these alterations consisted of has come to light. In III.iv Hamlet's father was represented by a life-sized portrait that hung over the chimney, and the Queen wore a large miniature of Claudius on her arm as a bracelet (London Chronicle, 10 Oct.). The words of the Dirge are printed in European Magazine, Nov. 1793, p. 393; they are stanza X of Shakespeare's Passionate Pilgrim. Miss Poole had appeared as a singer at king's and at Vauxhall in 1787 and at the cg oratories in 1791.] Afterpiece: Not acted these 2 years [and in place of The Prisoner at Large, advertised on playbill of 8 Oct.]. Receipts: #332 4s. (330.3; 2.1)


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Afterpiece Title: Three Weeks after Marriage

Song: In V: a Dirge set to music by Shield, the words from Shakespeare; Vocal Parts-Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain, Mrs Clendining, Miss Hopkins, Miss Stuart, Miss Barnett, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Masters, Miss Paye, Mrs Blurton, Mrs Castelle, Miss Leserve, Williamson, Linton, Street, Gray


Mainpiece Title: The Duenna

Performance Comment: Antonio (by permission of the Managers of Vauxhall)-Dignum; Ferdinand-Clarke (from the Theatre Royal Edinburgh; 1st appearance on this stage); Don Jerome-Powel; Isaac-Baker; Father Paul-Haymes; Lopez-Pitt; Starved Friar-Evans; Carlos (by Permission of the Proprietors of the king's Theatre)-Braham (1st appearance in that character, and on this stage); Louisa-Mrs Martyr; The Duenna-Mrs Wentworth; Clara (by Permission of the Proprietors of the king's Theatre)-Sga Storace.

Dance: End II: Peggy's Love (by permission of the Proprietors of the king's Theatre), as17970614 End Opera: Cupid and Psyche, as17970614 With Corps de Ballet from the Opera House

Event Comment: Benefit for Munden. 2nd piece: In one Act. [Taylor had previously sung in concerts at Vauxhall.] Times, 6 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Munden, No. 16, Clement's Inn. Receipts: #408 19s. 6d. (96.6.6; 9.2.6; tickets: 303.10.6)


Mainpiece Title: False Impressions

Afterpiece Title: The Waterman

Afterpiece Title: Retaliation; or, The Citizen a Soldier

Song: In course: by permission of Dibdin, Old England's tree of Liberty-Taylor; a new Comic Song, Patents all the Rage-Munden

Event Comment: Benefit for the Humane Society. A new grand Commemorative Oratorio [1st time; in two parts], as originally performed by Busby, in aid of the Fund for the Naval Pillar, including the new Music [by Busby: Song and Chorus, From where the sun; Song, To thy brave sons; Recitative and Song, Peace to the soul, Around the ever-honoured urn], introduced in the Grand National Concert, performed the 28th of May, at the Opera House. Leader of the Band-Cramer. Organ-Russell. The performance to be conducted by Busby, who will preside at the Piano Forte. Tickets, at playhouse prices, to be had at all the principal music shops...and of Busby, No. 9, China Terrace, Vauxhall Road. The Doors to be opened at 6:00. To begin at 7:00. "The words [of Part I] are taken entirely from Gray's well-known Pindaric Ode, The Progress of Poesy," with six introductory lines written by John Gretton andthe concluding stanzas by Thomas Dutton; the text of Part II by Gretton (Dramatic Censor, II, 285-86)


Mainpiece Title: Britannia