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Mainpiece Title: Judas Maccabaeus [part I Only

Role: Principal Vocal Parts Actor:

Afterpiece Title: Favourite Selections from Samson

Afterpiece Title: The Messiah

Song: In 3rd piece: He was eyes unto the blind-Harrison [Siroe]; after violin concerto: The Woody Vale (composed by Miss Poole)-Master Welsh

Music: End 1st piece: a new concerto on the hautboy (composed by W. Parke)-W. Parke; End 2nd piece: a new concerto on the violin-Alday

Role: Actor: W. Parke
Role: a new concerto on the violin Actor: Alday.


Mainpiece Title: The London Merchant

Role: George Barnwell Actor: Holland
Role: Uncle Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Thorowgood Actor: Berry
Role: Trueman Actor: Blakes
Role: Blunt Actor: Mozeen
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Millwood Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Singing Actor: Miss Young.

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Role: Melissa Actor: Mrs Jefferson
Role: Gayless Actor: Jefferson
Role: Sharp Actor: Yates
Role: Kitty Pry Actor: Miss Minors
Role: , Actor: Yates.

Dance: IV: The Drunken Peasant-Morris; The Clown-W. Vaughan; V: A Hornpipe-Morris

Role: A Hornpipe Actor: Morris.
Event Comment: [The Duke's Company. For Harris' role, see Pepys, 11 May 1668. For Angel as Stephano, see An Elegy Upon...Mr Edward Angell, reprinted in A Little Ark, pp. 38-39: @Who shall play Stephano now? your Tempest's gone@To raise new Storms i' th' hearts of every one.@ For Underhill as Trincalo, note his nickname of Prince Trincalo. (For Mary Davis as Ariel and Mrs Long as Hypolito, see J. H. Wilson, All the King's Ladies, pp. 140, 166.) Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, p. 33): The Tempest...Acted in Lincolns-Inn-Fields...alter'd by Sir William Davenant and Mr Dryden before 'twas made into an Opera. Pepys, Diary: At noon resolved with Sir W. Pen to go see The Tempest, an old play of Shakespeare's, acted, I hear, the first day; and so my wife, and girl, and W. Hewer by themselves, and Sir W. Pen and I afterwards by ourselves; and forced to sit in the side balcone over against the musique-room at the Duke's house, close by my Lady Dorset and a great many great ones. The house mighty full; the King and Court there: and the most innocent play that ever I saw; and a curious piece of musique in an echo of half sentences, the echo repeating the former half, while the man goes on the latter, which is mighty pretty. The play [has] no great wit, but yet good, above ordinary plays. Thence home with Sir W. Pen, and there all mightily pleased with the play


Mainpiece Title: The Tempest

Role: Ferdinand Actor: Harris?
Role: Stephano Actor: Angel?
Role: Trincalo Actor: Underhill?
Role: Ariel Actor: Mary Davis?
Role: Hypolito Actor: Mrs Long?.
Event Comment: The Duke's Company. Pepys, Diary: And my wife being gone abroad with W. Hewer, to see the new play to-day, at the Duke of York's house, Guzman, I dined alone.... I thence presently to the Duke of York's playhouse, and there, in the 18d. seat, did get room to see almost three acts of the play; but it seemed to me but very ordinary. After the play done, I into the pit, and there find my wife and W. Hewer...[and] here I did meet with Shadwell, the poet, who, to my great wonder, do tell me that my Lord of Orrery? did write this play, trying what he could do in comedy, since his heroique plays could do no more wonders. This do trouble me; for it is as mean a thing, and so he says, as hath been upon the stage a great while; and Harris, who hath no part in it, did come to me, and told me in discourse that he was glad of it, it being a play that will not take


Mainpiece Title: Guzman

Event Comment: The King's Company. Pepys, Diary: I took coach and to the King's house, and by and by comes after me my wife with W. Hewer and his mother and Barker, and there we saw The Tameing of a Shrew, which hath some very good pieces in it, but generally is but a mean play; and the best part, Sawny, done by Lacy, hath not half its life, by reason of the swords, I suppose, not being understood, at least by me


Mainpiece Title: Sauny The Scot; Or, The Taming Of A Shrew

Role: Sauny Actor: Lacy.
Event Comment: The Duke's Company. Pepys, Diary: To the Duke of York's House, and there went in for nothing into the pit, at the last act, to see Sir Martin Marr-all, and met my wife, who was there, and my brother, and W. Hewer and Willett, and carried them home, still being pleased with the humour of the play, almost above all that ever I saw


Mainpiece Title: Feign'd Innocence; Or, Sir Martin Marall

Event Comment: The Duke's Company. Pepys, Diary: With wife, Mercer, Deb., and W. Hewer to the Duke of York's playhouse, and there saw The Impertinents, a pretty good play


Mainpiece Title: The Sullen Lovers; Or, The Impertinents

Event Comment: Pepys, Diary: To the Duke of York's playhouse, and there met my wife and Deb. and Mary Mercer and Batelier, where also W. Hewer was, and saw Hamlet, which we have not seen this year before, or more; and mightily pleased with it; but, above all, with Betterton, the best part, I believe, that ever man acted


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Event Comment: [The King's Company. Pepys, Diary: My wife and Mercer, and W. Hewer and Deb., to the King's playhouse, and I afterwards by water with them, and there we did hear the Eunuch (who, it seems, is a Frenchman, but long bred in Italy) sing, which I seemed to take as new to me, though I saw him on Saturday last [see 10 Oct. 1668], but said nothing of it; but such action and singing I could never have imagined to have heard, and do make good whatever Tom Hill used to tell me. [The Eunuch may be Baldassare Ferri.


Mainpiece Title: The Faithful Shepherdess


Mainpiece Title: Wat Tyler And Jack Straw: Being The Representation Of That Celebrated And Heroick Action Of Sir William Walworth A lord Mayor Of London, Perform'd In The Reign Of king Richard The Second; Shewing How He Stab'd The Insolent Rebel, wat Tyler, At The Head Of His Rout, In smithfield, For Which Reason The Dagger, Which He So Loyally Employ'd, Was Added To The City's Arms, And Loyalty

Role: Wat Tyler Actor: Penkethman
Role: Jack Straw Actor: Collet
Role: King Actor: Bardin
Role: Lancaster Actor: Huddy
Role: Suffolk Actor: Smith
Role: Lord Mayor Actor: W. Williams
Role: Young Walworth Actor: Havard
Role: Pease Stock Actor: W. Giffard
Role: 1st Mob Actor: R. Williams
Role: 2d Mob Actor: Pearce
Role: 3d Mob Actor: Wilcocks
Role: 4th Mob Actor: Machen.


Mainpiece Title: The Fair Penitent

Afterpiece Title: Lethe; or, Aesop in the Shades

Role: Aesop Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Giffard
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Hippisley
Role: with The Life of a Belle Actor: .

Dance: III: Scots Dance-Mrs Bullock; V: Hornpipe-Yates


Mainpiece Title: Douglas

Role: Lord Randolph Actor: Barrymore
Role: Anna Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Glenalvon Actor: Palmer
Role: Norval Actor: Kemble
Role: Stranger Actor: Bensley
Role: Donald Actor: Phillimore
Role: Officer Actor: Caulfield
Role: Servant Actor: Maddocks
Role: Prisoner Actor: Webb
Role: Matilda Actor: Mrs Siddons


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Role: Clodio Actor: W. Bullock
Role: Sancho Actor: H. Bullock.
Role: Choleric Actor: Spiller
Role: Antonio Actor: Bullock
Role: Charino Actor: Hippisley
Role: Charles Actor: Walker
Role: Duart Actor: Ryan
Role: Manuel Actor: Diggs
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Bullock
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Parker
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Rice, who never appear'd on any Stage before.

Dance: FFrench Peasant-Nivelon, Mrs Bullock; Pasacaille-Mrs Bullock; Scottish Dance-Mrs Bullock

Ballet: GGrand Dance. As17260430


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark

Role: Horatio Actor: Milward
Role: Ghost Actor: Hulett
Role: Bernardo Actor: Houghton
Role: Fop Actor: W. Bullock
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Vincent.
Role: Hamlet Actor: Ryan
Role: King Actor: Quin
Role: Polonius Actor: Hippisley
Role: Laertes Actor: Walker
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Berriman
Role: Gravediggers Actor: Bullock, Spiller.

Dance: WWooden Shoe Dance-Nivelon; Peasant-Poitier, Mrs Bullock; French Sailor-Salle, Mlle Salle


Mainpiece Title: The Merry Wives Of Windsor; Or, The Humours Of Sir John Falstaff

Role: Falstaff Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Ford Actor: Giffard
Role: Sir Hugh Actor: Penkethman
Role: Shallow Actor: Collet
Role: Page Actor: Huddy
Role: Caius Actor: Bardin
Role: Fenton Actor: Lacy
Role: Host Actor: R. Williams
Role: Pistol Actor: Pearce
Role: Bardolfe Actor: Machen
Role: Slender Actor: Bullock
Role: Mrs Ford Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Mrs Page Actor: Mrs Haughton
Role: Ann Page Actor: Mrs Mountfort
Role: Mrs Quickly Actor: Mrs Kirk.

Song: Miss Thornowets

Dance: SShepherd's Holiday, Two Pierrots, Turkish Dance-


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark

Role: Hamlet Actor: A Gentleman
Role: Polonius Actor: Penkethman
Role: 2d Gravedigger Actor: W. Williams.

Song: Miss Thornowets

Dance: FFlag Dance-Burny; Dutch Skipper-Sandham


Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Role: Sir Charles Actor: W. Mills. With an entire New Prologue and the Free Mason's last new Epilogue.
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Aimwell Actor: Mills
Role: Archer Actor: Wilks
Role: Sullen Actor: Harper
Role: Foigard Actor: Miller
Role: Boniface Actor: Shepard
Role: Gibbet Actor: Oats
Role: Scrub Actor: Norris
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs Wetherilt
Role: Cherry Actor: Mrs Mills.

Song: A new Song proper to the Occasion-

Dance: WWhitson Holyday-Boval, Mrs Mills; Dutch Boor and his Wife-Roger, Rainton; Sultana-Miss Robinson


Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Role: Macbeth Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Macduff Actor: Giffard
Role: Hecate Actor: Rosco
Role: Witches Actor: Collett, Morgan, Pearce.


Mainpiece Title: The Mourning Bride

Role: Osmyn Actor: Delane
Role: King Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Gonsalez Actor: Rosco
Role: Garcia Actor: Bardin
Role: Heli Actor: Havard
Role: Selim Actor: Young Woodward
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Almeria Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Leonora Actor: Miss Tollet.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Role: 7320330 but Jobson Actor: Miller.

Dance: SScotch Dance-Burney, Miss Wherrit


Mainpiece Title: The Tender Husband; Or, The Accomplish'd Fools

Role: Biddy Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Clerimont Actor: Mills
Role: Sir Harry Actor: Harper
Role: Humphrey Actor: Miller
Role: Tipkin Actor: Griffin
Role: Pounce Actor: Shepard
Role: Mrs Clerimont Actor: Miss Holliday
Role: Fainlove Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Mrs Tipkin Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Captain Clerimont Actor: W. Mills

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Role: Doctor Actor: Cibber
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Clive

Music: Select Pieces

Dance: II: English Maggot by Villeneuve and Mrs Walter. III: Drunken Peasant by Phillips. IV: Serious Dance by Mlle Roland. V: Rover by Essex, Mrs Walter, Miss Mann, &c


Mainpiece Title: 1 Henry Iv

Role: King Henry Actor: Peterson
Role: Prince Actor: Giffard
Role: Hotspur Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Falstaff Actor: a Citizen of London.

Afterpiece Title: 1 The Lying Valet

Role: Lying Valet Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Kitty Actor: Miss Scott.


Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Role: Macbeth Actor: Garrick, 1st time
Role: Macduff Actor: Giffard
Role: Witches Actor: Arthur, Neale, Yates
Role: Lady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Lady MacDuff Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Duncan Actor: Mills
Role: Banquo Actor: Havard
Role: Malcolm Actor: Blakes
Role: Donalbain Actor: Green
Role: Lennox Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Seyward Actor: Winstone
Role: Seyton Actor: Ray
Role: Hecate Actor: Berry
Role: Ross Actor: Bridges
Role: Young Seyward Actor: Cross
Role: Fleance Actor: Miss Cole
Role: Angus Actor: Turbutt
Role: Doctor Actor: Taswell
Role: Lady Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: With the Songs Actor:
Role: Dances Actor: , other Decorations.

Afterpiece Title: Columbine Courtezan

Role: Harlequin Actor: Yates
Role: The Petit Maitre Actor: Blakes
Role: Pierot Actor: Liviez
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Mann
Role: Concluding with a New Dance Actor: Muilment.


Mainpiece Title: Alzira; Or, Spanish Insult Repented

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Role: Old Gerald Actor: Collins.
Role: M Le Medicin Actor: Blakes
Role: Crispin Actor: Yates
Role: Young Gerald Actor: Green
Role: Martin Actor: Morgan
Role: Simon Actor: Turbutt
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Ridout
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Doctor's Wife Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Waiting Woman Actor: Miss Cole.

Dance: III: Mlle Auguste


Mainpiece Title: The Tragical History Of King Lear

Role: Lear Actor: Goodfellow
Role: Edgar Actor: Cushing
Role: Gloucester Actor: Furnival
Role: Bastard Actor: Lee
Role: Kent Actor: Paget
Role: Usher Actor: L. Hallam
Role: Burgundy Actor: Miles
Role: Cornwall Actor: Shuter
Role: Albany Actor: Wignell
Role: Old Man Actor: Hallam Sen
Role: Captain Actor: W. Hallam
Role: Aranthe Actor: Mrs Dove
Role: Goneril Actor: Mrs Bainbridge
Role: Regan Actor: Mrs Cushing
Role: Cordelia Actor: Miss Budgell.

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Song: Brett

Dance: As17461124