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Event Comment: The United Company. The date of the first performance is not known, but Luttrell's date of acquistion of the separately-printed Prologue and Epilogue is 6 Feb. 1687@8 (see A. S. Borgman, The Life and Death of William Mountford [Cambridge, Mass., 1935], p. 26n). Very probably the play had its premiere early in February. The Prologue and Epilogue are reprinted in Wiley, Rare Prologues and Epilogues, pp. 256-58. A song, Lucinda close or veil those eyes, with music by J. B. Draghi, is in The Banquet of Musick, The Second Book, 1688. Charles Gildon, The Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets (London, 1698 (?), p. 102: [It] did not succeed as the Author wish'd

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Injured Lovers; Or, The Ambitious Father

Performance Comment: Edition of 1688. Prologue to the Injur'd Lovers-Mr Mountfort; King of Sicily-Williams; Rheusanes-Betterton; Ghinotto-Griffin; Dorenalus-Mountfort; Old Colonel-Sanford; Soldiers-Lee, Jevon, Underhill; Princess Oryala-Mrs Barry; Antelina-Mrs Bracegirdle; Epilogue-Mr Jevon.
Cast
Role: Prologue to the Injur'd Lovers Actor: Mr Mountfort
Role: King of Sicily Actor: Williams
Role: Rheusanes Actor: Betterton
Role: Ghinotto Actor: Griffin
Role: Dorenalus Actor: Mountfort
Role: Old Colonel Actor: Sanford
Role: Soldiers Actor: Lee, Jevon, Underhill
Role: Princess Oryala Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Antelina Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mr Jevon.
Related Works
Related Work: The Injured Lovers; or, The Ambitious Father Author(s): William Mountfort

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Successful Strangers

Performance Comment: Edition of 1690: Don Carlos-Williams; Silvio-Mountfort; Antonio-Powel; Don Lopez-Nokes; Don Francisco-Lee; Don Pedro-Bright; Guzman-Underhill; Sancho-Bowen; Dorothea-Mrs Knight; Feliciana-Mrs Mountfort; Farmosa-Mrs Corey; Biancha-Mrs Bracegirdle; Niece-Mrs Miles; End Act III: Mrs Butler's Dance; Prologue-Mrs Bracegirdle; Epilogue-Mr Nokes, Mr Lee, Mr Mountfort.
Cast
Role: Don Carlos Actor: Williams
Role: Silvio Actor: Mountfort
Role: Antonio Actor: Powel
Role: Don Lopez Actor: Nokes
Role: Don Francisco Actor: Lee
Role: Don Pedro Actor: Bright
Role: Guzman Actor: Underhill
Role: Sancho Actor: Bowen
Role: Dorothea Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Feliciana Actor: Mrs Mountfort
Role: Farmosa Actor: Mrs Corey
Role: Biancha Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Niece Actor: Mrs Miles
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mr Nokes, Mr Lee, Mr Mountfort.
Related Works
Related Work: The Successful Strangers Author(s): William Mountfort

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Greenwich Park

Performance Comment: [Edition of 1691]: Sir ThomasReveller-Lee; Raison-Nokes; Sasaphras-Underhill; Lord Worthy-Hodgson; Young Reveller-Mountfort; Sir William Thoughtless-Bowen; Beau-Bowman; Bully Bounce-Bright; Dorinda-Mrs Barry; Florella-Mrs Mountfort; Violante-Mrs Lassels; Mrs Raison-Mrs Knight; Lady Hazard-Mrs Osborn; Aunt to Dorinda-Mrs Corey; Prologue-; Epilogue-Mrs Mountfort.
Cast
Role: Sir ThomasReveller Actor: Lee
Role: Raison Actor: Nokes
Role: Sasaphras Actor: Underhill
Role: Lord Worthy Actor: Hodgson
Role: Young Reveller Actor: Mountfort
Role: Sir William Thoughtless Actor: Bowen
Role: Beau Actor: Bowman
Role: Bully Bounce Actor: Bright
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Florella Actor: Mrs Mountfort
Role: Violante Actor: Mrs Lassels
Role: Mrs Raison Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Lady Hazard Actor: Mrs Osborn
Role: Aunt to Dorinda Actor: Mrs Corey
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Mountfort.
Related Works
Related Work: Greenwich Park Author(s): William Mountfort
Event Comment: Written by the late Mr Mountfort

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Greenwich Park

Cast
Role: Worthy Actor: Mills
Role: Sir Thomas Actor: Penkethman
Role: Young Roveller Actor: Cibber
Role: Raison Actor: Johnson
Role: Sasaphras Actor: Bullock
Role: Sir William Actor: Bowen
Role: Bounce Actor: Fairbank
Role: Beau Actor: Pack
Role: Florella Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Violante Actor: Mrs Moore
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Mrs Raison Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Aunt Actor: Mrs Powell.
Related Works
Related Work: Greenwich Park Author(s): William Mountfort
Event Comment: Betterton's Company. John Coke (see below), writing on 16 March 1696@7, referred to a "new farce" appearing at this theatre on this day, but no "new farce" is known at this period; on the other hand, an edition of Mountfort's farce published in 1697 indicates a revival in this season and is a likely possibility for this date. John Coke to Thomas Coke, 16 March 1696@7: Saturday a new farce was acted at the new house, which did not take. The Mourning Bride was acted till Saturday, and was full to the last (HMC, 12th Report, Part II, Cowper MSS., II, 368). Robert Shirley to Thomas Coke, 13 March 1696@7: I am, dear Sir, indebted to you in sending me so ingenious an account of Mr Congreve's tragedy, which I hear on all sides far exceeded what the world expected from him in that part of dramatic poetry (ibid)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Life And Death Of Doctor Faustus

Related Works
Related Work: The Life and Death of Doctor Faustus Author(s): William Mountfort
Related Work: The Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, Made into a Farce Author(s): William Mountfort
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Moore. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Mainpiece: Written by the late Mr Mountfort

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Successful Strangers

Cast
Role: Silvio Actor: Powell
Role: Antonio Actor: Booth
Role: Carlos Actor: Elrington
Role: Lopez Actor: Norris
Role: Francisco Actor: Spiller
Role: Pedro Actor: Layfield
Role: Guzman Actor: Miller
Role: Sancho Actor: Pack
Role: Dorothea Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Feliciana Actor: Mrs Moore
Role: Biancha Actor: Mrs Spiller
Role: Niece Actor: Mrs Cox.
Related Works
Related Work: The Successful Strangers Author(s): William Mountfort

Afterpiece Title: The Walking Statue

Cast
Role: A new Epilogue Actor: Mrs Moore.

Dance: Miss Santlow; particularly a French Peasant-; Scaramouch-Layfield

Event Comment: Not Acted these Six Years. Written by the late Mr Mountfort

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Greenwich Park

Related Works
Related Work: Greenwich Park Author(s): William Mountfort

Song:

Dance: Particularly A Drunken Swiss-Noaseman

Event Comment: Written by the late Mr Mountfort

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Greenwich Park

Related Works
Related Work: Greenwich Park Author(s): William Mountfort

Song:

Dance: Drunken Swiss-Noaseman; French Peasant-James

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Greenwich Park

Performance Comment: As17081018, but Sir William-Bowen; Beau-Pack; Bounce-Fairbank; Aunt-Mrs Powell.
Cast
Role: Sir William Actor: Bowen
Role: Beau Actor: Pack
Role: Bounce Actor: Fairbank
Role: Aunt Actor: Mrs Powell.
Role: Worthy Actor: Mills
Role: Sir Thomas Actor: Penkethman
Role: Young Reveller Actor: Cibber
Role: Raisin Actor: Johnson
Role: Sassafras Actor: Bullock
Role: Florella Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Violante Actor: Mrs Moor
Role: Mrs Raisin Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Rogers.
Related Works
Related Work: Greenwich Park Author(s): William Mountfort
Event Comment: Benefit Williams

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Marplot

Performance Comment: Marplot-Williams.
Cast
Role: Marplot Actor: Williams.

Afterpiece Title: The Life and Death of Doctor Faustus

Related Works
Related Work: The Life and Death of Doctor Faustus Author(s): William Mountfort
Related Work: The Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, Made into a Farce Author(s): William Mountfort

Music: Between the Acts: Select Pieces-

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Mountfort. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark

Performance Comment: Hamlet-Wilks; Ghost-Booth; Ophelia-Mrs Mountfort.
Cast
Role: Hamlet Actor: Wilks
Role: Ghost Actor: Booth
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Mountfort.
Related Works
Related Work: Hamlet Author(s): William Shakespeare
Event Comment: [By William Taverner.] Never Acted before

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Female Advocates

Performance Comment: Edition of 1713 lists: Sir Charles Transfer-Bullock; Sir Feeble Dotard-Norris; Captain Stanworth-Booth; Heartly-Mills; Friendly-Bowman; Bite-Pack; Smart-Spiller; Mrs Freelove-Mrs Porter; Olivia-Mrs Bicknell; Charlotte-Mrs Mountfort; Brush-Mrs Spiller; Prologue-; Epilogue-.
Cast
Role: Sir Charles Transfer Actor: Bullock
Role: Sir Feeble Dotard Actor: Norris
Role: Captain Stanworth Actor: Booth
Role: Heartly Actor: Mills
Role: Friendly Actor: Bowman
Role: Bite Actor: Pack
Role: Smart Actor: Spiller
Role: Mrs Freelove Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Olivia Actor: Mrs Bicknell
Role: Charlotte Actor: Mrs Mountfort
Role: Brush Actor: Mrs Spiller
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: .
Related Works
Related Work: The Female Advocates: or, The Frantick Stock-Jobber Author(s): William Taverner
Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Positively the last night of performing. Benefit for Mrs Williams and Mrs Weston

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Richard Iii

Performance Comment: Richard-Weston, first time in that part; Henry-Gardner; Buckingham-Aickin; Stanley-Lloyd; Tressel-Ward; Catesby-Everard; Lieutenant-Carpenter; Norfolke-Lewis; Prince Edward-Master Blanchard; Duke of York-Master Pulley; Richmond-Williams; Queen-Mrs Williams; Duchess of York-Mrs Mitteer; Lady Anne-Mrs Jewell.
Cast
Role: Richard Actor: Weston, first time in that part
Role: Henry Actor: Gardner
Role: Buckingham Actor: Aickin
Role: Stanley Actor: Lloyd
Role: Tressel Actor: Ward
Role: Catesby Actor: Everard
Role: Lieutenant Actor: Carpenter
Role: Norfolke Actor: Lewis
Role: Prince Edward Actor: Master Blanchard
Role: Duke of York Actor: Master Pulley
Role: Richmond Actor: Williams
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Williams
Role: Duchess of York Actor: Mrs Mitteer
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Mrs Jewell.
Related Works
Related Work: The Tragical History of King Richard III Author(s): William Shakespeare

Afterpiece Title: Thomasand Sally

Cast
Role: Thomas Actor: Bannister
Role: Squire Actor: Davies
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Thompson
Role: Sally Actor: Mrs Jewell.

Entertainment: End: Imitations vocal and rhetorical-Bannister

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; PAST 2, by Richard Josceline Goodenough, altered from his unacted play The Cottagers]: The Overture and Music composed by Baumgarten. [Baumgarten used this overture again in Robin Hood (see cg, 17 Apr. 1784).] Books of the Pastoral to be had at the Theatre. [Wordsworth is identified in the playbill of 22 Dec. Mrs Webb was from the Hay.] Public Advertiser, 24 Nov. 1779: This Day is published William And Nanny (1s.). Receipts: #122 15s. (116.15.6; 5.19.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Duke Of Milan

Cast
Role: Sforza Actor: Henderson
Role: Cardinal Actor: Hull
Role: Alphonso Actor: Whitfield
Role: Emperor Actor: Peile
Role: Pescara Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Spanish Captains Actor: Fearon, Robson, Booth
Role: Lodovico Actor: Thompson
Role: Francisco Actor: Aickin
Role: Attendant Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Marcelia Actor: Miss Younge

Afterpiece Title: William And Nanny

Performance Comment: [Principal Characters by A Young Gentleman (1st appearance on any stage Wordsworth]), Wilson, Moody, Mrs Webb (1st appearance at this theatre), Mrs Pitt, Miss Brown. [Cast from text (J. Kearby, 1779) William-A Young Gentleman; Hearty-Wilson; Murtagh Mulrooney-Moody; Dame Hearty-Mrs Webb; Old Woman-Mrs Pitt; Nanny-Miss Brown.
Cast
Role: William Actor: A Young Gentleman
Role: Hearty Actor: Wilson
Role: Murtagh Mulrooney Actor: Moody
Role: Dame Hearty Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Old Woman Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Nanny Actor: Miss Brown.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time: CO 3, by John Burgoyne, based on Silvain, by Jean Francois Marmontel]: With entirely new Music [by William Jackson], Scenes, Dresses, and Decorations. The Scenery designed by DeLoutherbourg, and executed under his direction. Public Advertiser, 3 Apr. 1781: This Day is published The Lord of the Manor (price not listed). Receipts: #226 19s. (216.15; 9.16; 0.8)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Lord Of The Manor

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Vernon, Dodd, Parsons, Bannister, Aickin, Baddeley, Du-Bellamy, Suett, R. Palmer, Williams, Holcroft, Chaplin, Griffiths, Phillimore, Nash, Helme, Palmer, Miss Prudom, Mrs Wrighten, Miss Farren. Cast from text (T. Evans, 1781): Trumore-Vernon; Le Nippe-Dodd; Sir John Contrast-Parsons; Rashly-Bannister; Rental-Aickin; Captain Trepan-Baddeley; Huntsman-Du-Bellamy; Serjeant Crimp-R. Palmer; Corporal Snap-Williams; Contrast-Palmer; Moll Flagon-Mr Suett; Annette-Miss Prudom; Peggy-Mrs Wrighten; Sophia-Miss Farren; unassigned-Holcroft, Chaplin, Griffiths, Phillimore, Nash, Helme.
Related Works
Related Work: The Lord of the Manor Author(s): William Jackson

Afterpiece Title: The Elopement

Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Wright
Role: Clown Actor: Delpini
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Chaplin
Role: Lover Actor: Burton
Role: Scaramouch Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Drunken Valet Actor: Griffiths
Role: Country Girls Actor: Miss Simson, Miss Kirby
Role: Colombine Actor: Miss Collett.
Related Works
Related Work: The Elopement Author(s): William Havard
Event Comment: Benefit for Marshall, Miss Williams & Mrs Warrell. Oracle, 3 June: Tickets to be had of Marshall, No. 11, York-street, York-buildings; of Miss Williams, No. 14, Martlett-court, Bow-street, Covent-Garden; of Mrs Warrell, No. 48, Carey-street, Lincoln's-inn-fields. Receipts: #147 9s. 6d. (14.16.6; 4.1.0; tickets: 128.12.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Fontainbleau

Performance Comment: As17901102, but Nannette (1st time)-Miss Williams; Rosa with an additional Song-Mrs Warrell.
Cast
Role: Nannette Actor: Miss Williams
Role: Rosa with an additional Song Actor: Mrs Warrell.
Role: Rosa Actor: Mrs Warrell
Role: Lackland Actor: Lewis
Role: LePoche Actor: Quick
Role: Squire Tally@ho Actor: Blanchard
Role: Sir John Bull Actor: Wilson
Role: Lord Winlove Actor: Incledon
Role: Epaulette Actor: Marshall
Role: with a new song Actor: Marshall
Role: Henry Actor: Johnstone
Role: Celia Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Lady Bull Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Mrs Casey Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Miss Dolly Bull Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Related Works
Related Work: Fontainbleau; or, Our Way in France Author(s): William Shield

Afterpiece Title: The Poor Soldier

Performance Comment: As17901217, but Parrick (1st time)-Miss Williams; Norah (1st time)-Mrs Warrell.
Cast
Role: Parrick Actor: Miss Williams
Role: Norah Actor: Mrs Warrell.
Role: Darby Actor: Munden.
Role: Patrick Actor: Johnstone
Role: Fitzroy Actor: Bannister
Role: Dermot Actor: Incledon
Role: Father Luke Actor: Rock
Role: Bagatelle Actor: Marshall
Role: Kathlane Actor: Mrs Martyr
Related Works
Related Work: The Poor Soldier Author(s): William Shield

Song: End I: Had I a Heart for Falsehood framed-Marshall in imitation of Leoni; After Monologue: a New Song-Incledon

Entertainment: Monologue. End: A Dissertation on Hobby@Horses, as17910524 but Mr Brandon's Hobby in place of Mrs Mountain's Hobby; The Lawyer's Hobby-Marshall (in the character of a Jockey)

Event Comment: Benefit Williams and Oates. Written by Shakespear

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Fourth, Part I

Performance Comment: As17190110, but Hotspur-Booth; Douglas-Williams; Vernon-Oates.
Cast
Role: Hotspur Actor: Booth
Role: Douglas Actor: Williams
Role: Vernon Actor: Oates.
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Hunt.
Role: King Actor: Thurmond
Role: Prince Actor: Wilks
Role: Falstaff Actor: Mills
Role: Carriers Actor: Johnson, Miller
Role: Francis Actor: Norris
Role: Hotspur's Wife Actor: Mrs Santlow
Related Works
Related Work: King Henry the Fourth: With the Humours of Sir John Falstaff Author(s): William Shakespeare
Related Work: Henry the Fourth, Part I Author(s): William Shakespeare
Related Work: The Siege of Rhodes, Part I Author(s): Sir William Davenant
Related Work: The Siege of Rhodes, Part II Author(s): Sir William Davenant
Related Work: Henry ye Fourth, Part II Author(s): William Shakespeare
Related Work: Henry the Sixth: The First Part, With The Murder of Humphrey Duke of Glocester Author(s): William Shakespeare
Related Work: The Misery of Civil War Author(s): William Shakespeare

Dance: Topham, Mrs Bicknell, Miss Tenoe, Miss Lindar

Related Works
Related Work: Small Talk; or, The Westminster Boy Author(s): William Shield
Event Comment: Benefit W. Williams. At the particular Desire of several Gentlemen and Ladies

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark

Performance Comment: As 21 Feb., but Hamlet-A Gentleman; Polonius-Penkethman; 2d Gravedigger-W. Williams.
Cast
Role: Hamlet Actor: A Gentleman
Role: Polonius Actor: Penkethman
Role: 2d Gravedigger Actor: W. Williams.
Related Works
Related Work: Hamlet Author(s): William Shakespeare

Song: Miss Thornowets

Dance: FFlag Dance-Burny; Dutch Skipper-Sandham

Event Comment: Benefit Williams

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Richard The Third

Performance Comment: As17320320 but Tyrrel-Norris; Oxford-Williams; Lieutenant-Collet.
Cast
Role: Tyrrel Actor: Norris
Role: Oxford Actor: Williams
Role: Lieutenant Actor: Collet.
Role: Richard Actor: Delane
Role: Henry VI Actor: Giffard
Role: Edward Prince of Wales Actor: Master Giffard
Role: Richard Duke of York Actor: Master Huddy
Role: Richmond Actor: Bardin
Role: Buckingham Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Stanly Actor: Rosco
Role: Ratcliff Actor: Jenkins
Role: Catesby Actor: Havard
Role: Tressel Actor: Huddy
Role: Mayor Actor: Morgan
Role: Tirrel Actor: Williams
Role: Norfolk Actor: Smith
Role: Blunt Actor: Bullock
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Queen Elizabeth Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Dutchess of York Actor: Mrs Haughton.
Related Works
Related Work: The Tragical History of King Richard III Author(s): William Shakespeare

Afterpiece Title: The Stage Coach Opera

Cast
Role: Somebody Actor: Miller
Role: Macahone Actor: Morgan.
Related Works
Related Work: The Stage Coach Opera Author(s): William Chetwood

Music: II: Preamble on the Kettle Drums-Joab Bakeron the Stage; Mr Handel's Water Musick-; V: Tollet's Grounds-Mr Baker on a Side Drum, accompanied with a Violin, the like having never been attempted by any Person before

Dance: III: Tambourine-Miss Wherrit

Event Comment: Never Acted before. [By William Popple.] Grub St. Journal, 26 Feb. 1736: It was play'd the first night to about a 30l. house; three parts of which were the Author's friends, who came on purpose, right or wrong, to applaud it: notwithstanding which, little or no applause was given

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Double Deceit

Performance Comment: Parts by Ryan, the first time of his appearing on the stage since his misfortune, Hippisley, Walker, A. Hallam, Chapman, Neale, Mrs Horton, Miss Norsa, Mrs Buchanan, Mrs Stevens, Mrs Mullart, Mrs Templer, Miss Bincks, but edition of 1736 lists: Sir William Courtlove-Hippisley; Young Courtlove-Walker; Gay life-Hallam; Jerry-Chapman; Frank-Neale; Bellair-Ryan; Harriet-Mrs Horton; Fanny-Miss Bincks; Rose-Mrs Kilby; Jenny-Mrs Templer; Mrs Plyable-Mrs Martyn; Violetta-Mrs Buchanan; Lettice-Mrs Stevens; Widow Lettwell-Mrs Mullart. Prologue written by Aaron Hill and spoken by Mrs Buchanan. Epilogue written by the Author and spoken by Mrs Horton .
Related Works
Related Work: The Double Deceit Author(s): William Popple
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 60 years [1st acted at dl, 9 Jan. 1730]. 2nd piece [1st time; M. INT I, probably by William Harricks. Larpent MS 506; not published]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Humours Of Oxford

Cast
Role: Gainlove Actor: Harricks
Role: Shamwell Actor: King
Role: Haughty Actor: Johnson
Role: Young Ape@all Actor: Mills
Role: Old Ape@all Actor: Shatford
Role: Dash Actor: Curtis
Role: Timothy Actor: Middleton
Role: Officer Actor: Smith
Role: Vice Chancellor Actor: Bate
Role: Conundrum Actor: Swords
Role: Colonel Truemore Actor: Powell
Role: Lady Science Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Victoria Actor: Miss Miller
Role: Kitty Actor: Miss Dudley
Role: Wife Actor: Miss Shelbourne
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Baker
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Clifford
Role: Occasional Prologue Actor: Kennedy.

Afterpiece Title: A Mirror for the Ladies

Cast
Role: Lieutenant Generous Actor: Harricks
Role: Mr O'Carney Actor: Holmes
Role: Mr McLofty Actor: Bate
Role: Mr Sheffery Flintshire Actor: Swords
Role: Monsieur Actor: Helme
Role: Fanny Actor: Miss Shelbourne
Role: Miss Diamond Actor: Miss Harris.
Related Works
Related Work: A Mirror for the Ladies Author(s): William Harricks

Afterpiece Title: The Wrangling Lovers

Performance Comment: Don Carlos-Holmes; Don Lorenzo-Curtis; Lopes-Swords; Sancho-Kennedy; Leonora-Mrs Williams; Jacinta-Mrs Lefevre; Prologue-Brown.
Cast
Role: Don Carlos Actor: Holmes
Role: Don Lorenzo Actor: Curtis
Role: Lopes Actor: Swords
Role: Sancho Actor: Kennedy
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Williams
Role: Jacinta Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Prologue Actor: Brown.
Related Works
Related Work: The Wrangling Lovers Author(s): William Lyon
Related Work: Every Body Mistaken Author(s): William Taverner

Song: End III: Hunting Song-Miss Harris

Monologue: Vaudeville.Between Acts 3rd piece: a few Pantomimical Scenes. Harlequin-Best; Columbine-Miss Dudley

Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Best
Role: Columbine Actor: Miss Dudley.
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; F 2, by Frederick Pilon, altered from his The Device (see 27 Sept. 1779); incidental music by William Shield; Prologue by the author (see text)]. Account-Book, 16 June: Paid Pilon for the Deaf Lover #100. Receipts: #192 3s. (190.0.6; 2.2.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Widow Of Delphi

Cast
Role: Phormio Actor: Lewis
Role: Megadorus Actor: Quick
Role: Mercurius Actor: Edwin
Role: Pertinax Actor: Wilson
Role: Tranio Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Apollo Actor: Mattocks
Role: Venus Actor: Miss Brown
Role: Lucretia Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Philaenis Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Agapea Actor: Mrs Hartley

Afterpiece Title: The Deaf Lover

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Lee Lewes, Whitfield, Robson, Fearon, Thompson, Brunsdon, Bates, Stevens, Wilson, Mrs Morton, Mrs Whitfield, Mrs Wilson. [Cast from text (J. Bowen, (1780): Meadows-Lee Lewes; Canteen-Whitfield; Young Wrongward-Robson; Groom-Fearon; John-Thompson; Servants-Brunsdon, Cushing; Sternhold-Bates; William-Stevens; Old Wrongward-Wilson; Gentlemen-Smith, Ledger; Cook-Painter; Sophia-Mrs Morton; Betsy Blossom-Mrs Wilson; Ladies-Miss Green, Miss Stewart; Mrs Whitfield; New Prologue-Lee Lewes. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]
Cast
Role: Meadows Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Canteen Actor: Whitfield
Role: Young Wrongward Actor: Robson
Role: Groom Actor: Fearon
Role: John Actor: Thompson
Role: Servants Actor: Brunsdon, Cushing
Role: Sternhold Actor: Bates
Role: William Actor: Stevens
Role: Old Wrongward Actor: Wilson
Role: Gentlemen Actor: Smith, Ledger
Role: Cook Actor: Painter
Role: Sophia Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Betsy Blossom Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Ladies Actor: Miss Green, Miss Stewart
Role: New Prologue Actor: Lee Lewes.
Related Works
Related Work: The Deaf Lover Author(s): William Shield
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; CO 3, by William Linley. Larpent MS 1150; not published]: With new Dresses and Decorations. The Overture and Musick new by W. Linley. Receipts: #245 13s. 6d. (196.9.6; 45.19.0; 3.5.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Honey Moon

Performance Comment: Characters by Kelly, Suett, Palmer, Barrymore, Dignum, Bannister Jun., Wathen, Cooke, Evans, Fisher, Webb, Miss Pope, Miss Leak, Miss Arne, Miss DeCamp, Mrs Bland. Cast from Songs (C. Lowndes, 1797): Sir George Orbit-Kelly; Sir William Wellbred-Suett; Captain Clifton-Palmer; Captain Belmont-Barrymore; Major Lessington-Dignum; Worry-Bannister Jun.; Tim-Wathen; Huntsman-Cooke; Lady Wellbred-Miss Pope; Emmeline-Miss Leak; Dorinda-Miss Arne; Floretta-Miss DeCamp; Dina-Mrs Bland; unassigned-Evans, Fisher, Webb; Chorus of Villagers-Welsh, Maddocks, Gregson, Phillimore, Wentworth, Atkins, Meyers, Caulfield Jun., Denman, Fisher, Tett, Earle, Aylmer, Dibble, Gallot, Potts, Annereau, Bardoleau, Walker, Willoughby, Ms Butler, Ms Roffey, Ms Granger, Ms Jackson, Ms Maddocks, Ms Menage, Ms Wentworth, Ms Benson.
Related Works
Related Work: The Honey Moon Author(s): William Linley
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; MD 2, by George Colman, ynger, based on Raoul Barbe Bleue, by Michel Jean Sedaine (although, in the 1st edition of the play, this denied by Colman). Text (Cadell and Davies, 1798)]: The Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, and Decorations entirely new. The Musick composed and selected [from Paisiello] by Kelly. The Scenes designed and executed by Greenwood? Jun, Chalmers, and others. The Machinery, Decorations, and Dresses designed and under the direction of Johnston, and executed by him, Underwood, Gay, and Miss Rein. Books of the Songs to be had in the Theatre. Times, 8 Feb. 1798: This Day is published Blue Beard (1s. 6d.). "In the course of the representation, many blunders in working the scenery, which are unavoidable in a first representation of this nature, occurred, and the delays which took place were frequently very great...It was twelve o'-clock before the curtain dropped...The Expense of getting it up is said to be not less than #2,000" (London Chronicle, 18 Jan.). Proud swells the tide, with loads of capering heels, And vacant Folly shouts applause in peals; Hoards, even beyond th miser's wish, are thrown, To deck some sham farago for the town...Money for dresses, money for new scenes, New music, decorations, and machines; The cost of these, including every freak, Would pay ten decent players four pounds a week. Anthony Pasquin (pseud. for John Williams), "Innovation," in The Devil [1787], II, no. 2, 46. Receipts: #319 14s. 6d. (216.17.6; 102.2.0; 0.15.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Country Girl

Performance Comment: As17971122, but Moody-Wroughton; Countryman-_; William-_.
Cast
Role: Moody Actor: Wroughton
Role: Harcourt Actor: Palmer
Role: Sparkish Actor: Russell
Role: Belville Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Countryman Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: William Actor: Maddocks
Role: Servants Actor: Webb, Evans
Role: Alithea Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Miss Peggy Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Heard.
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Related Work: The Country Girl Author(s): William Wycherley
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

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Tempest

Performance Comment: Adapted by Sir William Davenant and John Dryden. A possible cast: Ferdinand-Harris?; Stephano-Angel?; Trincalo-Underhill?; Ariel-Mary Davis?; Hypolito-Mrs Long?.
Cast
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Harris?
Role: Stephano Actor: Angel?
Role: Trincalo Actor: Underhill?
Role: Ariel Actor: Mary Davis?
Role: Hypolito Actor: Mrs Long?.
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