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Event Comment: This Farce was wrote on purpose to Shew Mrs Barry in an Irish part. She did not succeed so well in it as was expected but upon the Whole the Farce was well perform'd & met with great Applause (Hopkins Diary). [Macmillan note from Kemble differs slightly. See Account of the Irish Widow" in British Theatre article, London Magazine, Oct. 1772.] Paid Mr Rochfort for men's cloaths #7 7s. (Treasurer's Book). [The account in Town and Country Magazine of the afterpiece: "Upon the whole it is very indifferent production and as it did not meet with the applause that was expected, no one has adopted the bantling. The many are of opinion that Garrick had a hand in it, as it is got up to the best advantage, and a new dance is introduc'd between the acts to put the audience in a good humour for the succeeding scenes. Mrs Sutton is the principal dancer in the Irish Fair, in which she displayed great spirit and activity. The piece concludes with a song sung by Mrs Barry, which we think injudiciously alloted to her, as her forte does not consist in singing."] Receipts: #200 9s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Gamester

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Performance Comment: Parts by Moody, Dodd, Baddeley, Parsons, Cautherly, Weston, Wrighten, Griffith, Mas. Cape; Irish Widow with an Epilogue Song-Mrs Barry; Sir Patrick O'Neale-Moody; Whittle-Parsons; Kecksy-Dodd; Nephew-Cautherly; Bates-Baddeley; Thomas-Weston; Footmen-Griffith, Wrighten; Black boy-Mas. Cape; Widow Brady-Mrs Barry (Genest, V, 340).

Dance: End Act I of the Farce: A New Dance call'd The Irish Fair-Atkins, Mrs Sutton, being her first appearance that stage

Event Comment: The part of the Widow by Mrs Greville being her 1st appearance upon this Stage. So, So (Hopkins Diary). Paid Properties 14s. 2d.; Mr King (glassman) #5 15s. 2d.; Chorus 2 nights (this incl.) #4 1s. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #163 4s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: Alfred

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Performance Comment: Whittle-Parsons; Kecksy-Dodd; Sir Patrick O'Neale-Moody; Bates-Baddeley; Nephew-Cautherly; Thomas-Weston; Widow Brady (with Epilogue Song)-A Gentlewoman, first appearance on that stage.

Dance: I: The Irish Fair, as17730918

Event Comment: [In afterpiece the playbill retains Mrs Goodall as Widow Brady , but as she "was incapable of performing this evening, the Farce should have been changed, for poor Miss Collins was a lamentable Mrs Brady ; before the second act was half over, the greater part of the audience quitted the theatre" (Thespian Magazine, Dec. 1792, p. 150).] Receipts: #169 1s. (129.10; 37.19; 1.12)


Mainpiece Title: At King's The Siege Of Belgrade

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Performance Comment: As17921002, but Widow Brady-Miss Collins.
Role: Widow Brady Actor: Miss Collins.
Event Comment: "The only fault we observed was [Miss Biggs's] mode of turning away at the close of every speech, and retiring towards the back of the stage, as if the character was of no consequence when the speech was ended" (True Briton, 18 Oct.). MS annotation on Kemble playbill: Rehearsals--Cheap Living at 10; Sir Benjamin Backbite's scenes at 11; Irish Widow at 12; Adela'rs scenes, Haunted Tower at 1. Receipts: #247 16s. 6d. (162.0.0; 82.12.6; 3.4.0)


Mainpiece Title: The School For Scandal

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Performance Comment: Sir Patrick O'Neale-Caulfield; Whittle-Dowton; Nephew-Holland; Bates-Maddocks; Kecksey-Suett; Thomas-Hollingsworth; Widow Brady-Miss Biggs (from the Theatre Royal Bath; 1st appearance on this stage). 1st appearance on this stage).
Role: Widow Brady Actor: Miss Biggs

Song: As17970919

Entertainment: Entertainment.As17971016

Event Comment: Benefit for Weller, Chapman, Mrs Burden, Miss Sledge. Tickets deliver'd by Redman, Dibdin, Miss Helm, Mrs Viviez, Miss Dawes, and Widow Dupre will be taken. [Ticket distribution from Account Book:] @Names Box Pit Gallery Value 1!2 Value@Weller 19 59 80 #21 12s. #10 16s.@Redman 2 41 44 #11 1s. #5 10s. 6d.@Chapman 51 177 87 #48 #24@Dibdin 5 24 40 #8 17s. #4 8s. 6d.@Mrs Burden 20 30 56 #15 2s. #7 11s.@Miss Sledge 6 56 72 #17 2s. #8 11s.@Miss Helm 4 27 25 #7 11s. #3 15s. 6d.@Mrs Viviez 8 53 144 #24 7s. #12 3s. 6d.@Miss Dawes 14 30 56 #13 12s. #6 16s.@Mrs Dupre 5 44 42 #12 1s. #6 6d.@Total 134 541 646 #179 5s. #89 12s. 6d.@ Receipts: #22 15s. 6d. plus half value of tickets #89 12s. 6d. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: Wit Without Money

Performance Comment: Valentine-Smith; Francisco-Hull; Hairbrain-Wignel; Fountain-Anderson; Belmour-Davis; Lovegood-Gibson; Lance-Dunstall; Shorthose-Weller; Merchant-Marten; Ralph-Bennet; Humphrey-Holtom; Roger-Costollo; Lucy-Miss Sledge; Isabella-Mrs Burden; The Widow-Mrs Hamilton.
Role: The Widow Actor: Mrs Hamilton.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Dance: TThe Waggoners, as17610228

Event Comment: Benefit Dupre. Receipts: #26 2s


Mainpiece Title: Sir Walter Raleigh

Afterpiece Title: Amadis

Dance: Dupre, Mrs Bullock


Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Friar

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Performance Comment: Widow Brady-Mrs Wilks; Epilogue Song-Mrs Wilks.
Role: Widow Brady Actor: Mrs Wilks

Entertainment: Monologues End I: Bucks have at Ye All-Master Russell; End I afterpiece: an Address to the Ladies on the subject of Jealousy-Master Russell; Imitations End: of several Dramatic Characters-Master Russell

Event Comment: Benefit Dupre. Receipts: money #18 2s. 6d.; tickets #47 4s


Mainpiece Title: Love's Last Shift

Dance: new Grand Spanish Dance-Dupre, Pelling, Newhouse, Lanyon, Dupre Jr, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Wall, Mrs Ogden, Mrs Anderson; Shepherd and Shepherdess-Young LeSac, Miss Latour; French Sailor-Salle, Mlle Salle; A new Grand Chacone-Dupre, Lally, Pelling, Dupre Jr, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Wall, Mrs Ogden, Mrs Anderson; A Grand Comic Dance between Two Scaramouches Three Harlequins and Two Punches-

Event Comment: Benefit Dupre and Mrs Pelling. Mainpiece: Written by the late Sir John Vanbrugh. Receipts: money #41 3s.; tickets #97 1s. Probable attendance: boxes, 30 by money and 193 by tickets; stage, 9 by money; pit, 73 by money and 220 by tickets; slips, 6 by money; first gallery, 116 by money and 158 by tickets; second gallery, 98 by money


Mainpiece Title: The Mistake

Afterpiece Title: Hob

Dance: End I: Miss Latour; III: A new Grand Serious Dance by Dupre-Dupre, others; IV: Flag Dance-Nivelon; V: Peasant-LaLoge; End Farce: A new Grand Comic Dance-Dupre, others

Song: II: The Merry Month of May-Miss Warren; End Farce: The Merry Cobler's Tragical End-Leveridge

Event Comment: Benefit DuPre and Mrs Pelling. Receipts: money #21 9s.; tickets #84 8s


Mainpiece Title: Rule A Wife And Have A Wife

Afterpiece Title: Flora

Dance: I: Hornpipe-Jones; II: Moors-Dupre, Delagarde, Newhouse, Dupre Jr, Mrs Pelling, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Ogden, Miss LaTour; III: Sicilian-Glover, Mrs Bullock; IV: Spanish Entry-Dupre, Mrs Bullock; End Afterpiece: The Baulk-

Ballet: V: A new Comic Dance. Harlequin-Dupre; Punch-Pelling; Pierot-Delagarde; Scaramouch-Dupre Jr; Harlequin Woman-Mrs Pelling; Dame Gigogne-Miss LaTour; Pierot Woman-Mrs Bullock; Scaramouch Woman-Mrs Ogden

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Dupre; Punch-Pelling; Pierot-Delagarde; Scaramouch-Dupre Jr; Harlequin Woman-Mrs Pelling; Dame Gigogne-Miss LaTour; Pierot Woman-Mrs Bullock; Scaramouch Woman-Mrs Ogden.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Dupre
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Dupre Jr
Event Comment: Benefit Dupre and Miss LaTour. Receipts: money #36 1s. 6d.; tickets #133 6s


Mainpiece Title: She Wou'd And She Wou'd Not

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Dance: I: Musette-LeSac, Miss Baston; II: The Mattelot (new)-Dupre, Miss Latour; III: Sicilian-Glover, Mrs Pelling; IV: Hornpipe-Jones, Mrs Ogden; V: Scottish Dance-Young Weeks, Scholar to Dupre; Clown-Nivelon; Before Farce: Shepherd-Young Weeks; End: La Mariee, Minuet-Dupre, Miss LaTour

Event Comment: Epilogue by David Garrick. Second Ballet: with New Scenes [by deLoutherbourg] and Dresses [by Lupini]. Two new Grand Ballets, composed by Gallet, were introduced in this Piece (The Maid of the Oaks) in which Gallet and Mlle Dupre made their first Appearance upon the Eng. Stage--the first Dance, which was to be in the 2nd Act, was obliged to be deferred till the end of the 3rd Act, as Lupini, who made the Dancers Dresses, had not brought them to the House--this put us all into great Confusion, and Dodd made an Apology to the Audience, that an unforseen Accident had prevented the Dance being done in the proper Place. At the beginning of the 3rd Act most of the Dresses were brought, but not all, and some of the Dancers were obliged to put on what Dresses could be got for them--They were all very much confused--the Music also was not perfect. Gallet went on, and spoke in French to the Audience, and told the Band that he wished they had any Heads. In the first Dance Mlle Dupre fell down, and a little after Gallet fell down, but (they) did not hurt themselves, and the Dance went on--and even with all these Disadvantages was much applauded (Hopkins Diary). Receipts: #181 19s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: The Maid Of The Oaks

Afterpiece Title: Polly Honeycomb

Dance: In II: [but postponed until end of Act III (see following note)]a new grand Ballet, Demie Caractere, composed by Gallet, The Double Festival-Gallet, Mlle Dupre (their 1st appearance upon the English stage), Helme, Slingsby, Sga Vidini, Sga Crespi, Sga Ricci; In V: [a new grand serious Ballet, composed by Gallet, The Triumph of Love-Gallet, Helme, Sga Crespi, Miss Armstrong, Mlle Dupre

Song: In: a Fete Champetre[. The vocal parts-Vernon, Davies, Miss Abrams, Mrs Scott, Mrs Wrighten. [This was included, as here assigned (except on 20 Feb. 1777), in all subsequent performances.

Event Comment: Benefit Dupre. Receipts: money #30 0s. 6d.; tickets #42 19s


Mainpiece Title: The Rover

Afterpiece Title: Mars and Venus

Role: Mars Actor: Dupre

Dance: Several new Dances by Dupre-Dupre, others

Event Comment: Benefit DuPre and Mrs Pelling. By Command of his Royal Highness. Receipts: money #43 6s. 6d.; tickets #93 9s


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Afterpiece Title: The Cheats; or, The Tavern Bilkers

Dance: End I: Scots Dance-Mrs Bullock; II: A new Serious Dance-Dupre, Mrs Pelling; III: Lads and Lasses-Pelling, Mrs Pelling, Newhouse, Mrs Ogden, Lanyon, Miss LaTour; IV: Myrtillo-Dupre, Mrs Pelling, Moreau, Miss LaTour, Newhouse, Mrs Ogden; V: The Dusty Miller (a new Jig)-Moreau

Event Comment: Benefit Dupre. Receipts: money #45 15s. 6d.; tickets #74 9s


Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Invisible in the Emperor of China's Court

Dance: Flag Dance-Nivelon Sr; Two Pierrots-Nivelons; Myrtillo-Dupre, Nivelon, Glover, Mrs Rogeir, Mrs Wall, Mrs Ogden

Event Comment: Benefit Dupre and Mrs Pelling. Receipts: money #17 10s.; tickets #91 12s


Mainpiece Title: The Old Batchelor

Afterpiece Title: The School Boy

Dance: I: Scotch Dance-Mrs Bullock; II: Chacone-Dupre, Mrs Pelling; III: Clown-Nivelon; IV: Two Pierrots-Salle, Pelling; V: Grand Dance, as17310503

Event Comment: Benefit Dupre Jr and Mrs Pelling. Receipts: money #25 3s.; tickets #117 5s


Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Afterpiece Title: The Wedding

Music: Vocal Parts-Leveridge, Laguerre, Rochetti, Salway, Mrs Wright, Mrs Sanderson, but see lif, 30 Oct. 1732

Dance: I: Two Pierrots-Pelling, LeSac; II: Clown-Nivelon; III: Ball Dance finished with a slow Minuet-Dupre, Mrs Pelling; IV: Sicilian-Glover, Mrs Pelling; V: Scottish Dance, as17330501

Ballet: End Afterpiece: The Amorous Clown; or, The Courtizan. Clowns-Nivelon, Pelling; Wives-Miss Latour, Mrs Ogden; Courtezan-Mrs Pelling

Event Comment: Benefit Clarke, Fulford, Dupre


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Performance Comment: As17361202, but Driver-Fulford; Daniel-Clarke; Widow Lackit-Mrs Fulford, the first time of her appearing on that stage.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Song: I: The Lady's Lamentation, as17370414

Dance: In II: Hornpipe-Ferguson; IV: The Prince of Wales' Saraband (composed by L'Abbe), concluding with a Minuet-Dupre, Miss Norman; V: Grecian Sailors-Glover

Event Comment: Benefit James and Dupre


Mainpiece Title: The Twin Rivals

Afterpiece Title: The Parting Lovers

Afterpiece Title: The School Boy

Song: I: Roberts; In III: Arra my Judy-a Gentleman

Dance: II: Faithful Lovers-Desse, Miss Oates; III: Je ne scay quoy-Villeneuve, Richardson, Miss Oates; IV: By Desire, The Britain (Ball Dance), Minuet-Dupre, Mrs Ozanne; V: Grand Ballet-Glover, Mlle Roland

Event Comment: Benefit Arthur, Dupre, Mrs Woodward. Receipts: #160 (Rylands MS.)


Mainpiece Title: Love's Last Shift

Afterpiece Title: The Sham Conjurer

Dance: II: Minuet-Destrade, Mlle Mechel; III: Two Pierots-Richardson, Destrade; IV: Peasants de Bordeaux-Destrade; V: Minuet-Dupre, Mlle Ozanne

Event Comment: Benefit Bencraft and Dupre


Mainpiece Title: Rule A Wife

Afterpiece Title: Orpheus and Eurydice

Dance: LLouvre, Minuet-Dupre, a scholar of his

Event Comment: Benefit Ridout, Dupre, Goodall, Stede. Tickets deliver'd out for Tuesday will be taken this day


Mainpiece Title: King Lear

Afterpiece Title: The Rape of Proserpine

Dance: A Ball Dance concluding with, a Minuet-Dupre, a Young Gentleman


Mainpiece Title: The Counterfeit Bridegroom; Or, The Defeated Widow

Performance Comment: Possibly by Mrs Aphra Behn or ThomasBetterton. Edition of 1677: Prologue-Mrs Currar; Sir Oliver Santloe-A. Leigh; Peter Santloe-Bowman; Sanders-Gilloe; Noble-Crosby; Hadland-Williams; Sir Gregory Lovemuch-Persivall; Gazer-Norris; Noddy-John Lee; Sam-Richards; Lady Santloe-Mrs Norris; Clarina-Mrs Gibbs; Widow Laudwell-Mrs Osborne; Eugenia-Mrs LeGrand; Mrs Hadland-Mrs Currar.
Role: Widow Laudwell Actor: Mrs Osborne


Mainpiece Title: The Widow Ranter; Or, The History Of Bacon In Virginia

Performance Comment: Edition of 1690: Prologue [By Mr Dryden-a Woman; Cavarnio-Bowman; Bacon-Williams; Col. Wellman-Freeman; Col. Downright-Harris; Hazard-Alexander [Verbruggen (?)]; Friendly-Powell; Dareing-Sandford; Fearless-Cudworth; Dullman-Bright; Timerous Cornet-Underhill; Whimsey-Trefuse; Whiff-Bowen; Boozer-Barns; Semernia-Mrs Bracegirdle; Madame Surelove-Mrs Knight; Mrs Crisante-Mrs Jordon; Widow Ranter-Mrs Currer; Mrs Flirt-Mrs Cory; Petitioner-Blunt; Parson Dunce-Baker; The Epilogue-a Woman.
Role: Widow Ranter Actor: Mrs Currer


Mainpiece Title: The Different Widows; Or, Intrigue A La Mode

Performance Comment: Edition of 1703 lists: Sir James Bellmont-Powell; Lord Courtall-Lloyd; Careless-Corey; Sir Anthony Loveman-Pack; Dandle-Leigh; Valentine-Booth; Gaylove-Wellar; Draul-Knap; Hearty-Trout; Widow Bellmont-Mrs Leigh; Lady Gaylove-Mrs Lawton; Angelica-Mrs Prince; Lady Courtall-Mrs Willis; Mrs Draul-Mrs Allison; Lady Loveman-Mrs Porter; Mariana-Mrs Bradshaw; Lucy-Mrs Parsons; Harriet-Mrs Fieldhouse; Prologue-Booth; Epilogue-Mrs Porter.
Role: Widow Bellmont Actor: Mrs Leigh