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Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Digges. Mainpiece: Never acted here. [Barry had acted King Lear at this theatre on 15 July 1767, and Ross on 18 June 1770.] Afterpiece: Altered into 3 acts


Mainpiece Title: King Lear

Performance Comment: King Lear-Digges; Bastard-West; Kent-Gardner; Gloster-Mitchell; Gentleman Usher-Blissett; Albany-Taylor; Burgundy-Turner; Cornwall-Davis; Edgar-Dimond (from the Theatre-Royal, Bath); Goneril-Mrs Lefevre; Regan-Mrs West; Cordelia-Mrs Massey.
Role: King Lear Actor: Digges
Role: Bastard Actor: West
Role: Kent Actor: Gardner
Role: Gloster Actor: Mitchell
Role: Gentleman Usher Actor: Blissett
Role: Albany Actor: Taylor
Role: Burgundy Actor: Turner
Role: Cornwall Actor: Davis
Role: Edgar Actor: Dimond
Role: Theatre Actor:
Role: Goneril Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Regan Actor: Mrs West
Role: Cordelia Actor: Mrs Massey.

Afterpiece Title: The Gentle Shepherd

Role: Bauldy Actor: Blissett
Role: Sir William Worthy Actor: Mitchell
Role: Jenny Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Peggy Actor: Mrs Hitchcock.

Music: Afterpiece: With the Scots Musick incidental to the Piece-

Event Comment: [This was Mrs Hitchcock's 1st appearance in London. Miss Farren was from the Manchester theatre. Miss Twist is identified in playbill of 14 July.] Because of Foote's acting scarcely anything but his own plays "a relaxation of discipline has been fallen into at the Haymarket... The audience last night, however, were not less surprized than pleased at the very regular manner in which the Comedy and the Burletta were exhibited. All the business of the stage perfect, all the little parts smoothly given, and the whole rather superior than inferior to a performance at either of the Winter Theatres" (Morning Chronicle, 10 June)


Mainpiece Title: She Stoops To Conquer

Performance Comment: Young Marlow-Palmer; Hastings (with a song)-DuBellamy; Sir Charles Marlow-Fearon; Diggory-Massey; Landlord-Griffiths; Tony Lumpkin-Jackson; Hardcastle-Edwin; Miss Neville-Mrs Hitchcock [from the Theatre Royal, Bath (on playbill of 6 June)]; Mrs Hardcastle-Mrs Gardner; Betty-Mrs Poussin; Miss Hardcastle-Miss Farren (1st appearance in London).
Role: Young Marlow Actor: Palmer
Role: Hastings Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Sir Charles Marlow Actor: Fearon
Role: Diggory Actor: Massey
Role: Landlord Actor: Griffiths
Role: Tony Lumpkin Actor: Jackson
Role: Hardcastle Actor: Edwin
Role: Miss Neville Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Mrs Hardcastle Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Miss Hardcastle Actor: Miss Farren

Afterpiece Title: Midas

Role: Midas Actor: Edwin
Role: Apollo Actor: Du-Bellamy
Role: Du Actor: Bellamy
Role: Sileno Actor: Massey
Role: Jupiter Actor: Griffiths
Role: Damaetas Actor: Blissett
Role: Pan Actor: Bannister
Role: Juno Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Mysis Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Daphne Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Nysa Actor: A Young Gentlewoman
Event Comment: "[Henderson] appears to have cultivated the gifts of nature, with great industry; he promises better to attain the character of a player of consummate judgment than a great player, properly so called. Edwin, in spite of his thin voice and disgusting articulation, is at least equal to half his London contemporaries; and exhibited proofs that neither his conception, nor style of playing, is limited to a particular cast of parts, or mode of acting" (London Magazine, June 1777, p. 288). [ Miss Barsanti was from the Crow Street Theatre, Dublin.


Mainpiece Title: The Merchant Of Venice

Performance Comment: Shylock-Henderson (from the Theatre Royal, Bath; 1st appearance in London); Antonio-Younger; Bassanio-Davies; Salanio-Egan; Solarino-T. Davis; Lorenzo (with songs)-Du-Bellamy; Old Gobbo-Blissett; Tubal-Massey; Launcelot-Edwin; Duke-Fearon; Gratiano-Palmer; Nerissa-Mrs Hunter; Jessica (with a song)-Mrs Hitchcock; Portia-Miss Barsanti (1st appearance on this stage).
Role: Shylock Actor: Henderson
Role: Antonio Actor: Younger
Role: Bassanio Actor: Davies
Role: Salanio Actor: Egan
Role: Solarino Actor: T. Davis
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Du-Bellamy
Role: Du Actor: Bellamy
Role: Old Gobbo Actor: Blissett
Role: Tubal Actor: Massey
Role: Launcelot Actor: Edwin
Role: Duke Actor: Fearon
Role: Gratiano Actor: Palmer
Role: Nerissa Actor: Mrs Hunter
Role: Jessica Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Portia Actor: Miss Barsanti

Afterpiece Title: Piety in Pattens

Role: Butler Actor: Edwin
Role: Squire Actor: Fearon
Role: Mrs Caudy Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Polly Pattens Actor: Mrs Jewell.