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Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband

Afterpiece Title: Flora

Dance: Two Misses Scott; Scholars of Nivelon. Two Pierrots-Nivelon, Lalauze; Glover's Scot's Dance-

Performance Comment: Two Pierrots-Nivelon, Lalauze; Glover's Scot's Dance-.
Role: Two Pierrots Actor: Nivelon, Lalauze
Event Comment: Morning Chronicle, 7 June: Foote caught cold on Wednesday last...Unwilling to disappoint the public [last night] he determined to play his part in The Devil upon Two Sticks, but, after he had ended the second act, was so much worse that he was obliged to retire...An apology was made to the audience, and Palmer undertook to read the remainder of Foote's part


Mainpiece Title: The Devil Upon Two Sticks

Performance Comment: Principal Parts by Foote, Jackson, R. Palmer, Fearon, Griffiths, Egan, Massey. T. Davis, Kenny, Hitchcock, Walker, Parsons, Mrs Jewell, Mrs Gardner. Cast adjusted from text (T. Cadell, 1778), and playbill of 13 Aug. 1779: Devil-Foote (1st two acts; 3rd act read by Palmer); Apozem-Jackson; Invoice-R. Palmer; Camphire-Fearon; Julep-Griffiths; Sligo-Egan; Sir ThomasMaxwell-Massey; Osasafras-T. Davis; Fingerfee-Kenny; Broadbrim-Hitchcock; Macpherson-Walker; Dr Last-Parsons; Harriet-Mrs Jewell; Margaret-Mrs Gardner. Prologue as17770515.

Afterpiece Title: Lilliput


Mainpiece Title: The Votary Of Wealth

Afterpiece Title: Two Strings to Your Bow

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 4 years. Afterpiece [1st time; P 2 (?). Not published; Songs: Larpent MS 1272]: Invented by T. Dibdin, & produced under the Direction of Farley. To conclude with an Allegorical Procession of the Seasons, Months and Hours, to the Temple of Domestic Happiness. With entire new Music, Scenery, Machinery, Machinery, Dresses and Decorations. The Overture and Music composed by Moorehead. The Dances by Bologna Jun. The Scenery by Phillips, Lupino, Hollogan, Wilkins, Bromley, the two Whitmores, Powell. The Machinery by Cresswell, Sloper, Goostree, C. Dibdin Jun., &c. The Dresses by Dick and Mrs Egan. Books of the Songs [J. Barker, 1799] to be had in the Theatre. "The opening scene of the new pantomime is highly interesting. The representation of the Volcanov, and the fight in the air between Floridel and Cratero, may with justice claim the epithet of grand and magnificent" (Dramatic Censor, I, 13). Account-Book, 6 Feb, 1800: Paid Moorehead for music in Volcano #25. Receipts: #366 7s. (344.17; 21.10)


Mainpiece Title: The Earl Of Essex; Or, The Unhappy Favorite

Afterpiece Title: The Volcano; or, The Rival Harlequins

Event Comment: 2nd piece: Never [previously] acted in this Kingdom [by Robert Jephson, altered by the author from his The Hotel; or, The Servant with Two Masters, which was based on Il Servitore di due Padroni, by Carlo Goldoni, and on Arlequin Valet de deux Maitres, by Jean Pierre de Ours de Mandajors, and 1st acted at Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, 8 May 1783]. Oracle, 18 Mar. 1791: This Day is published Two Strings to Your Bow (1s). Receipts: #210 3s. 6d. (205.17.0; 4.6.6)


Mainpiece Title: The Widow Of Malabar

Afterpiece Title: Two Strings to Your Bow

Afterpiece Title: A Divertisement

Dance: As17901123

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Barbier. Two rows of the Pit will be rail'd in at the same Price of the Boxes. Receipts: money #38 3s.; tickets #43 10s


Mainpiece Title: The Double Dealer

Song: Mrs Barbier, Mrs Chambers, Leveridge

Music: Two Concertos-Master Clegg, a Boy of Nine Years old

Event Comment: New Dresses and Decorations for the dances (General Advertiser). [See commentary on the two Dances, 22 Jan.


Mainpiece Title: The Lady's Last Stake

Dance: Two Entertainments-Salomon, Mlle Violette, Muilment, Sga Padouana, Cook, 1st appearance that stage

Event Comment: The Late Wells, the bottom of Lemon St., Goodman's Fields. A Concert of Vocal and Instrumental Musick. Divided into two Parts. The Concert to conclude with the Chorus of Long Live the King. Boxes 2s. 6d. Pit or First Gallery 1s. 6d. Upper Gallery 1s. Between the two Parts of the Concert will be exhibited Gratis, and not acted these 50 years, an Historical Play...written by the celebrated Mr Lee. And founded on Facts which happened in France, in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. Shewing the unparalleled Dissimulations, Imprecations, and Perjuries of Charles the 9th of France, the Queen Mother, and Cardinal Lorrain, to draw the Hugonot Party into their snares, by which means the Death of the Queen Navarre was effected by Poison, and most of the Protestant Princes of the Blood destroyed. Chastillon, the famous Admiral of France, with his Wife, Children, Commanders, and Followers, all put to Death, with the King's Consent, bx the cruel and Revengeful Duke of Guise, and his Adherents. After which the Massacre becoming general over the Kingdom, near near 100,000 Protestants were destroyed in the most barbarous and inhuman manner. The Concert will begin every Evening Positively at Six of the Clock, and the Whole be concluded by Half an Hour after Nine, the Wdlls being appointed (after the Entertainment is over) for the Main Guard of the Militia of the Tower Hamlets


Mainpiece Title: Massacre At Paris

Performance Comment: Charles IX-Cushing; Chastellion-Furnival; Cardinal-L. Hallam; Duke of Guise-Paget; Navarre-Shepherd; Conde-Lee; Anjou-Blakey; Alberto-Julian; Rochfacault-Burt; Langoiran-Blogg; Columbiere-Barlow; Chavagnes-Dove; Queen Mother-Mrs Bambridge; Antramont-Mrs Hallam; Queen of Navarre-Mrs Williamson; Margaret-Gentlewoman; the two last never appear'd on the stage before. With the Prologue-; Epilogue- written at the late happy Revolution.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Song: Blogg, Barlow, Waters, Mrs Phillips, Mrs Williamson, Mrs Cushing

Dance: the two Mhe two Masters, Miss Granier

Event Comment: No persons to be admitted behind the scenes nor any money to be returned after the Curtain is drawn up. [A customary notice throughout the remainder of the season until benefit time.] Tomorrow (not acted these two years) Jane Shore. The part of Alicia to be attempted by Miss Jane Cibber, being her first time of appearing upon that stage these two years. Receipts: #40 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Entertainment: EEpilogue upon Two Prologues-Mrs Clive

Event Comment: [The playbill announces The Beggar's Opera (in place of The Maid of the Mill, advertised on playbill of 3 Dec., but "deferred on account of the Indisposition of Johnstone") and The Touchstone. But "Mrs Billington was taken ill & The Merry Wives of Windsor with The Deserter & Devil on Two Sticks were substituted for B. Opera & Touchstone" (MS annotation on BM bill: cg, Vol. VII). World, 5 Dec., states that The Mayor of Garratt was the afterpiece, but the Account-Book lists The Devil upon Two Sticks.] Receipts: #126 18s. (115.0.6; 11.17.6)


Mainpiece Title: The Merry Wives Of Windsor

Afterpiece Title: The Devil upon Two Sticks

Dance: The Deserter-[, See17891113

Event Comment: Ode: Written in Honour of St. Cecilia, by Dryden, and set to Music by Handel. Among the Instrumental Performers are G. Ashley, leader of the band, Mara, Sarjant, C. Ashley, Boyce, Bridgetower, Harvey, Parkinson, Taylor, Nix, two Flacks, Dresler, Gwilliam, Shutze, Price, I. Sharp, W. Sharp, M. Sharp, J. Sharp, Archer, Cobham, two Munros, Wood, Cornish, Purney, Leffler, Woodham, Cantelo, Skillern, Franki, Simpson, Jenkinson, &c. Organ-J. Ashley. Double Drums (used at Westminster Abbey)-R. Ashley. The Chorusses will be numerous and complete. The Whole under the Direction of Ashley. Boxes 6s. Pit 3s. 6d. Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. Places for the Boxes to be had of Brandon at the Office in Hart-street. The Doors to be opened at 6:00. To begin at 7:00 [same throughout oratorio season]. Books of the Performance (with the Imprimatur of H. Macleish) to be had at the Theatre


Mainpiece Title: Alexander's Feast Or, the Power Of Music; Grand Selection 0

Afterpiece Title: Alexander's Feast 3

Music: End Part I: concerto on the harp-Mme Delaval; Beginning Part II: concerto for two violins and violoncello obligato-, as originally composed for this Ode, by Handel and performed in the year 1736; End Part II: concerto on the Grand Piano Forte-Dussek


Mainpiece Title: Entertainments

Dance: Dancing on the Ropes , after the French and Italian Fashion-a Company of the finest Performers that ever yet have been seen in the whole World; For in the same Booth will be seen the two Famous French Maidens , so much admir'd in all Places and Countries where ever they come, (especially in May-Fair last) where they gain'd the highest Applause from all the Nobility and Gentry, for their wonderful Performance on the Rope, both with and without a Pole....To which is added; Vaulting on the High/Rope-; Tumbling on the Stage-; As also Vaulting on two Horses, on the great Stage, at once-

Performance Comment: ...To which is added; Vaulting on the High/Rope-; Tumbling on the Stage-; As also Vaulting on two Horses, on the great Stage, at once-.
Event Comment: Benefit delaGarde's Two Sons. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality. Pit and Boxes laid together at 5s


Mainpiece Title: Woman's A Riddle

Dance: Dutch Skipper-delaGarde, Mrs Bullock; A new Scotch Highlander-delaGarde's Two Sons

Event Comment: Benefit delaGarde's Two Sons. At the particular Desire of several Ladies of Quality. Pit and Boxes together at 5s


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Afterpiece Title: The Cheats

Dance: Sultan and Sultaness-delaGarde's Two Sons


Mainpiece Title: All For Love

Afterpiece Title: Perseus and Andromeda: With The Devil Upon Two Sticks

Performance Comment: Don Cleophas Leandro (Spanish Gallant)-Cibber Jr; Scaramouch (a Magician)-Thurmond; Asmodeo (Devil upon Two Sticks)-Miss Brett; Pierot (Servant to the Magician)-Roger; Harlequin (Servant to Cleophas)-Surel; Donna Clara (in love with Cleophas)-Mrs Walter.
Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Egleton. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Afterpiece: a new Ballad Opera of two Acts. Written by Mrs Egleton. [Apparently not published.] Receipts: money #28 12s. 6d.; tickets #102 3s. (or #102 5s.)


Mainpiece Title: The Pilgrim

Afterpiece Title: The Maggot

Dance: new Hornpipe in the Character of a Sailor and his Wife-Jones, Mrs Ogden; Two Pierrots-Poitier, Pelling

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Charke. Mainpiece: Alter'd from Shakespear by Mrs Betterton. Afterpiece: a new Pastoral of two Acts. [Apparently not printed. Nicoll, Early Eighteenth Century Drama, p. 369, states that it was ascribed to T. Cibber.


Mainpiece Title: Henry Iv, Part Ii

Afterpiece Title: Damon and Daphne

Dance: In I of Afterpiece: Les Bergeries-Essex, Haughton, Miss Robinson

Ballet: In II: A Comic Rural Ballad called The Country Revels. Colin-Essex; Phoebe-Mrs Booth; Yeomen-Lally, Haughton; Yeomen's Wives-Miss Mears, Mrs Walter; Peasants-Lally Jr, F. Tench, Davenport; Peasant Women-Mrs Delorme, Miss Mann, Miss Price

Music: Concerto on the Violin-Charke; Music for two Vox Humanes, a new Invented Instrument-

Event Comment: Benefit the Two Misses Scott, Scholars of Nivelon. [Tickets at Mr Scott's, in Tavistock Street, cg.


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Afterpiece Title: The Toy Shop

Dance: I: A Serious Dance-the eldest Miss Scott; II: Comic Dance-eldest Miss Scott's Sister; III: French Peasant-Lalauze; accompanied-others; IV: A new dance-two Misses Scott; V: A new Comic Dance-Nivelon, the Misses Scott

Event Comment: Benefit Beard, Two Rows of the Pit will be laid into the boxes


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Wife

Afterpiece Title: The Country House

Dance: (IIn Daily Advertiser) I: Two Pierrots-Lalauze, Nivelon; III: Clown-Nivelon; V: Grecian Sailors-Glover

Song: (IIn Daily Advertiser)II: A new Cantata-Beard; In III: Chacon a Boire-Leveridge, Salway; IV: Beard; End I Afterpiece: Since Times are so bad (Purcell)-Leveridge, Salway

Event Comment: Benefit Two Citizens in Distress


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark

Afterpiece Title: The Honest Yorkshireman

Song: II: Miss Jones

Dance: V: Two Pierrots-Vallois, Delagarde

Event Comment: Benefit Vallois and the two Misses Scot, Scholars to Vallois. Mainpiece: Written by Shakespear


Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Eighth

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd

Dance: I: Comic Dance-younger Miss Scot; II: By Desire of several Ladies of Quality, Minuet, with new Ball Dance called The Princess of Saxe Gotha-Vallois, Miss Scot; III: Two Pierrots-Vallois, Pelling; IV: French Peasant-Vallois, Leviez, Mrs Thompson, Rector, Miss Brett, Pelling, Mrs Vallois

Event Comment: Benefit Michael Lally. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality. Two Rows of the Pit will be laid into Boxes. [Tickets at Lally's House in Southampton-Row, Bloomsbury.


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Afterpiece Title: The Honest Yorkshireman

Dance: I: Tambourine-Mlle Roland; II: Two Pierots-Lalauze, Desse; III: By particular Desire, a Ball Dance, concluding with a Minuet-Lally, Mlle Roland; IV: Comic Dance-Villeneuve, Miss Oates; V: Glover, Mlle Roland

Event Comment: For the Benefit and Increase of a Fund established for the Support of Decayed Musicians and their Families. Boxes half a guinea. Pit 5s. Galleries 3s. and 2s. Each Subscriber's Ticket will admit one into the Boxes or Pit, or two into the Gallery. 6:30 p.m


Mainpiece Title: Acis And Galatea

Music: With the two new Concertos-; performed in the same this Season, for several Instruments. Also the last new Ode- of Mr Dryden's; And the Concerto on the Organ, that was by Mr Handel- on the same Occasion this Season

Event Comment: Benefit Beckham, the Prompter. Tickets at Beckham's Toy Shop, in Cornhill; George's Coffeehouse, Temple Bar, Tom's Coffeehouse, Russel St., Covent Garden; Dodsley's Bookseller, at Tulley's Head; and at Gloucester Tavern, Pall Mall. Tickets deliver'd out by Mrs Steel, Mrs E. Hippisley, the two Masters Granier, and Mr Ravenscroft, will be taken...Servants will be allow'd to keep Places upon the Stage, which (for the better Accommodation of the Ladies) will be enclos'd, and form'd into an Amphitheatre


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Afterpiece Title: The School Boy

Song: Concert Air from Alexander's Feast: War he sung is Toil and Trouble-Mrs Bishop; III: Can Love be controul'd by Advice-Miss Medina

Music: V: Preamble on the Kettle Drums-Jo. Woodbridge; who never perform'd on that Stage before ending with Handel's celebrated Water Musick-; And to conclude: the Concert, the Coronation Anthem Long Live the King (never perform'd there before) by Mr Handel-an Additional Band

Dance: I: David apShenkin; II: Welsh Buffoon, as17420406 IV: Two Millers and Courtezan, as17420315 End I Afterpiece: New Scots Dance-Master and Miss Granier

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these two years. [See 4 April 1749.] Miss Jane Cibber play'd Alicia-quite in old style, not lik'd at all, tho' not hiss'd-given out again and great hiss'd & so not done ($Cross). [The Author of the Midwife (No 1, final Page) reported]: Now I am speaking of Miss Cibber, I must do her the justice to observe that she play'd the part much better than cou'd be expected from one of her years and practice; and if a proper regard is paid to her modesty and Merit, I make no doubt she will become an exceeding good player. Receipts: #130 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Afterpiece Title: The Chaplet

Entertainment: EEpilogue upon Two Prologues-Mrs Clive