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Event Comment: Young Gentlewoman-Miss E. Miller, marryed since to Mr Thomas Baker, an actor of cg, and a singing master. Mrs Baker is at present separated from her husband (1792) and performs only at Sadler's Wells in Pantomimes &c! Qu: Count Haslang and Mrs Baker (Hopkins MS Notes). Income from Boxes #27 2s. 6d. Nightly expense as usual #32 16s. 11d. Receipts: #74 7s. 6d. (Winston Theatrical Record)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Cleone

Cast
Role: Sifroy Actor: Ross
Role: Glanville Actor: Sparks
Role: Beaufort Actor: Gibson
Role: Paulet Actor: Clarke
Role: Beaufort Jr Actor: Dyer
Role: Ragozin Actor: Anderson
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Elmy
Role: Cleone Actor: Mrs Bellamy.

Afterpiece Title: The Contrivances

Performance Comment: Rovewell-Mattocks; Argus-Collins; Hearty-Redman; Robin-Dunstall; Betty-Mrs Pitt; Arethusa-A Young Gentlewoman who never appeared on any stage Miss Miller.

Dance: TThe Pedlar Trick'd, as17611001

Event Comment: [Young Gentlewoman identified as Miss Potts, said to be a niece of Hull's. See playbill of 28 Feb. 1772.] Receipts: #127 9s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Maid Of The Mill

Performance Comment: Aimworth-Mattocks; Sir Harry-Shuter; Fairfield-Hull; Giles-Reinhold; Mervin-DuBellamy; Ralph-Dyer; Lady Sycamore-Mrs Pitt; Theodosia-Mrs Baker; Fanny-a Young Gentlewoman; Patty-Mrs Mattocks.
Cast
Role: Aimworth Actor: Mattocks
Role: Sir Harry Actor: Shuter
Role: Fairfield Actor: Hull
Role: Giles Actor: Reinhold
Role: Mervin Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Ralph Actor: Dyer
Role: Lady Sycamore Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Theodosia Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Fanny Actor: a Young Gentlewoman
Role: Patty Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Afterpiece Title: The Upholsterer

Cast
Role: Razor Actor: Woodward
Role: Quidnunc Actor: Dunstall
Role: Pamphlet Actor: Shuter
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Valois
Role: Termagant Actor: Mrs Green.
Event Comment: Ladies send servants by 3 o'clock. A Comic Opera, Never Perform'd [by Isaac Bickerstaffe]. The Scenes, Dresses and Dances entirely new (playbill). [The playbill does not assign parts. Assignment from Genest and Winston who both identify the Young Gentlewoman as Miss Brickler. The Music compiled from Favourite airs of the most celebrated composers." See note for 27 May relative to dances in this opera.] Receipts: #245 14s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love In The City

Performance Comment: Wagg-Shuter; Old Cockney-Gibson; Barnackle-Dunstall; Young Cockney-Dibdin; Sightly-DuBellamy; Spruce-Mattocks; Miss LaBlond-Miss Poitier; Miss Molly Cockney-Mrs Green; Penelope-A Young Gentlewoman [Miss Brickler]; Priscilla-Mrs Mattocks; With Dances [adapted to the opera-Fishar, LaRiviere, Arnauld, Sga Manesiere, Miss Wilford, Miss Valois. (Edition of 1767) .
Event Comment: Afterpiece Intermixed with a pantomime in Grotesque Characters. [The Young Gentlewoman presumably Miss Faulkner; see 20 March 1746. Yet there may be some question about the identification; see 5 April 1746.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

Cast
Role: Silent Woman Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Truewit Actor: Hale
Role: Morose Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Sir Amorous Actor: Woodward
Role: Dauphine Actor: Cashell
Role: Clerimont Actor: Ridout
Role: Capt Otter Actor: Marten
Role: Cutbeard Actor: James
Role: Lady Haughty Actor: Mrs Hale
Role: Mrs Centaure Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Mrs Mavis Actor: Miss Hippisley
Role: Mrs Otter Actor: Mrs James
Role: Sir John Daw Actor: Cibber.

Afterpiece Title: Orpheus and Eurydice

Performance Comment: Orpheus-Beard; Rhodope-Mrs Lampe; Eurydice-A Young Gentlewoman who never appeared on any stage before; 1st Nymph, follower of Eurydice-Sga Campioni; Harlequin-Woodward; Colombine-Mrs Havard; Pantaloon-Arthur; Squire Gawky-Bencraft; Mrs Mannerly-Mrs Martin; Goody Gurton-Marten; Drudge (servant to Pantaloon)-Hippisley; Woman Dwarf-a French Boy; Country Lads-Villeneuve, Destrade, Delagarde, Dupre; Country Lasses-Mrs Duval, Mrs Phillips, Mrs LeBrun; Mrs Gondau; Rural Swain-Cooke; Nymph-Sga Campioni.
Event Comment: [The Young Gentlewoman possibly Miss Pond. See 19 Dec., but she was listed as for her second appearance on stage. Possibly Miss Philips. See 5 Feb. 1756.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Zara

Performance Comment: As17551030, but Osman-Clarke; Zara-a Young Gentlewoman, who never appeared on any stage.
Cast
Role: Osman Actor: Clarke
Role: Zara Actor: a Young Gentlewoman, who never appeared on any stage.
Role: Lusignan Actor: Sparks
Role: Nerestan Actor: Dyer
Role: Chatillon Actor: Anderson
Role: Orasmyn Actor: Ridout
Role: Selima Actor: Mrs Elmy

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Cast
Role: Sharp Actor: Shuter
Role: Gayless Actor: Anderson
Role: Guttle Actor: Dunstall
Role: Trippet Actor: Bennet
Role: Dick Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Mrs Gadabout Actor: Miss Ferguson
Role: Mrs Trippet Actor: Miss Allen
Role: Priss Actor: Miss Mullart
Role: Melissa Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Pitt.

Dance: As17551114

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Woffington. Mainpiece: By N. Rowe, Esq. Not acted these 20 Years. [The Young Gentlewoman possibly Miss Condill. See 1 Nov. 1756.] Afterpiece: Taken from Dryden and Colley Cibber, Poets Laureate

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Ulysses

Performance Comment: Ulysses-Clarke; Eurymachus-Ridout; Telemachus-Smith; Menton-Gibson; Semanthe-a Young Gentlewoman who never appeared on any stage; Penelope-Mrs Woffington; New Epilogue-Mrs Woffington.

Afterpiece Title: The Frenchified Lady Never in Paris

Cast
Role: Lady Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Palamede Actor: Dyer
Role: Rhodophil Actor: Gibson
Role: Doralice Actor: Mrs Barrington

Dance: FFingalian Dance, as17551126

Music: EEllen a Roon on the German Flute-a young Gentlewoman (from Ireland)

Event Comment: [The young Gentlewoman was Mrs Stot afterwards Mrs Lessingham. (Genest, IV, 496).

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Othello

Performance Comment: As17561011, but Brabantio-Gibson; Desdemona-a Young Gentlewoman her 1st appearance on any stage.
Cast
Role: Brabantio Actor: Gibson
Role: Desdemona Actor: a Young Gentlewoman her 1st appearance on any stage.
Role: Othello Actor: Barry
Role: Iago Actor: Ryan
Role: Cassio Actor: Ridout
Role: Roderigo Actor: Dyer
Role: Lodovico Actor: Anderson
Role: Gratiano Actor: Redman
Role: Duke Actor: Marten
Role: Montano Actor: White
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Hamilton

Afterpiece Title: The Cheats of Scapin

Cast
Role: Clara Actor: Miss Mullart.
Role: Thrifty Actor: Bennet
Role: Gripe Actor: Costollo
Role: Leander Actor: Gibson
Role: Shift Actor: Dunstall
Role: Octavian Actor: Anderson
Role: Sly Actor: R. Smith
Role: Lucia Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Scapin Actor: Shuter.

Dance: As17561023

Event Comment: [The young gentlewoman was Mrs Hopkins (Genest, IV, 634) and had acted at Edinburgh.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Mourning Bride

Performance Comment: As17610921, but Almeria-a young gentlewoman.
Cast
Role: Almeria Actor: a young gentlewoman.
Role: Osmyn Actor: Holland
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Garcia Actor: Kennedy
Role: Gonzales Actor: Havard
Role: King Actor: Davies.

Afterpiece Title: The Old Maid

Cast
Role: Clerimont Actor: O'Brien
Role: Cape Actor: King
Role: Miss Harlowe Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Mrs Harlowe Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Harlow Actor: Kennedy
Role: Heartwell Actor: Philips
Role: Servant Actor: Castle
Role: Trifle Actor: Mrs Hippisley.

Dance: II: The Camp Alarm'd, as17610926

Event Comment: By His Majesty's Company. At the Theatre Royal in the Haymarket [repeated in all bills] will be performed, by particular Desire, a Comedy...Places to be taken of Mr Jewel, at the Theatre. 7 p.m. [Repeated in the bills.] The house has been altered, as there was formerly but one gallery. [Miss Ogilvie was the young gentlewoman.] Went at 5:30 (before ye doors were open) to Foote's new Theatre in ye Haymarket which was open for ye first time tonight, and is very neatly fitted up. Got a good place in ye Pit...a very humorous Prologue in Prose by J. Palmer as Snarl a writer of Political Letters for the newspapers. Weston as Laconic a newspaper poet--Foote as Manager and Scaffold ye Builder (ye real one of ye house as some said)...in Smirk (Foote) took off Langford to a hair, not forgetting his son's affair with Dr Chauncey. Shift and ye Epilogue as Dr Squintum by Bannister, who took off Holland, Dodd, Moody, and Champneys surprisingly well...The house pretty full. York there awhile (Neville MS Diary)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Minor

Performance Comment: Mrs Cole, Smirk-Foote; The Minor-Davis; Shift (with Imitations), Squintum-Bannister; Sir William Wealthy-Castle; Transfer-Weston; Loader-Palmer; Sir Richard Wealthy-Gardner; Dick-Quick; Tally-Pynn; Lucy-a young Gentlewoman, first appearance on any stage; Occasional Prologue in Prose-Laconic-J. Palmer; Scaffold the Builder-Bannister; Snarl-Weston; Manager-Foote-London Magazine.
Cast
Role: Smirk Actor: Foote
Role: The Minor Actor: Davis
Role: Squintum Actor: Bannister
Role: Sir William Wealthy Actor: Castle
Role: Transfer Actor: Weston
Role: Loader Actor: Palmer
Role: Sir Richard Wealthy Actor: Gardner
Role: Dick Actor: Quick
Role: Tally Actor: Pynn
Role: Lucy Actor: a young Gentlewoman, first appearance on any stage
Role: Occasional Prologue in Prose Actor: Laconic-J. Palmer
Role: Laconic Actor: J. Palmer
Role: Scaffold the Builder Actor: Bannister
Role: Snarl Actor: Weston
Role: Manager Actor: Foote-London Magazine.
Role: Foote Actor: London Magazine.

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: Fribble (with a Song in Character)-Shuter; Loveit-Gardner; Jasper-Quick; Flash-Davis; Puff-Palmer; Tag-Miss Gardner; Miss Biddy-the young Gentlewoman who performs Lucy.
Cast
Role: Fribble Actor: Shuter
Role: Loveit Actor: Gardner
Role: Jasper Actor: Quick
Role: Flash Actor: Davis
Role: Puff Actor: Palmer
Role: Tag Actor: Miss Gardner
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: the young Gentlewoman who performs Lucy.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mahoon. [The Young Gentlewoman who played Polly would seem to have been Miss Groce. See 25 May.] Charges 1!2 #32 2s. 6d. Mahoon to accept 1!2 Receipts. A balance due him of #25 7s. plus #39 7s. from Tickets (Box 111; Pit 42; Gallery 53) (Account Book). [Mrs Dyer seems to have shared this night, who in lieu of paying half the charges accepted only half the value of the tickets she disposed of. She received #18 17s. as one-half value of 43 Box tickets; 101 Pit; 118 Gallery.] Paid Danl Gyles [or Dancer Gyles?] in consideration of his assigning over Miss Parfett's Indentures...#78 15s. Receipts: #114 19s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: As17680212, but Peachum-Shuter; Macheath-Mahoon; Polly-a Young Gentlewoman, 1st appearance any stage (playbill).
Cast
Role: Peachum Actor: Shuter
Role: Macheath Actor: Mahoon
Role: Polly Actor: a Young Gentlewoman, 1st appearance any stage
Role: Beggar Actor: Bates.
Role: Lockit Actor: Dunstall
Role: Filch Actor: Holtom
Role: Player Actor: Gardner
Role: Mat@o@Mint Actor: Baker
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mrs Green
Role: With Hornpipe Actor: Miss Pitt
Role: a Country Dance Actor: the Characters in the opera.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Cast
Role: Mercury Actor: Mahoon
Role: Frenchman Actor: Holtom.
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Lord Chalkstone Actor: Shuter
Role: Aesop Actor: Wignel
Role: Charon Actor: Bates
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Dunstall
Role: Bowman Actor: Davis
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Green.

Dance: II: The Irish Lilt, as17670921

Event Comment: IImogen by a Young Gentlewoman-(Miss Yonge) (Cross Diary). Miss Younge--an elegant Figure in both dresses, a very good voice, but wants management, --a great deal of acting about her, and would make a great figure, if she had a better face. Upon the whole she played the part amazingly well, and had deserved applause (Hopkins Diary)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Cymbeline

Performance Comment: As17681010, but Imogen-A young Gentlewoman, 1st appearance on any stage [Miss Younge].Miss Younge].
Cast
Role: Imogen Actor: A young Gentlewoman, 1st appearance on any stage
Role: Posthumus Actor: Reddish
Role: Jachimo Actor: Holland
Role: Cymbeline Actor: Hurst
Role: Cloten Actor: Dodd
Role: Bellarius Actor: Burton
Role: Arviragus Actor: Palmer
Role: Guiderius Actor: Aickin
Role: Pissanio Actor: Packer
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: with DANCING Actor: Giorgi, Tassoni, Sga Giorgi
Role: and SINGING Actor: Miss Young.

Afterpiece Title: The Elopement

Cast
Role: with Milliner Actor: Mrs Smith.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Rooker
Role: Doctor Actor: Grimaldi
Role: Doctor's Man Actor: Ackman
Role: Drunken Servant Actor: Moody
Role: Squire Actor: Messink
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Keen
Role: Orange Woman Actor: Walker
Role: Watchman Actor: Hartry
Role: Milk Woman Actor: T. Hurst
Role: Servants Actor: Strange, J. Burton, Watkins
Role: Milliners Actor: Mrs Bradshaw, Mrs Millidge
Role: Bride Maids Actor: Miss Young, Mrs Dorman
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs King
Role: with Proper Dances Actor: .

Dance: III: The Irish Haymakers-Giorgi, Mrs King

Event Comment: MMiss Burton made her first apperaranc on this stage in the part ofthe Country Girl. She is a pretty, genteel figure; Played the part well, and was much Applauded (Hopkins Diary). Country Girl, Young Gentlewoman, first Appearance (Cross Diary)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Country Girl

Performance Comment: Moody-Holland; Harcourt-Palmer; Sparkish-Dodd; Belville-Cautherly; Lucy-Miss Pope; Alithea-Mrs Jeffries, 1st time; Country Girl-A young Gentlewoman[, 1st appearance [Miss Burton]., 1st appearance [Miss Burton].
Cast
Role: Moody Actor: Holland
Role: Harcourt Actor: Palmer
Role: Sparkish Actor: Dodd
Role: Belville Actor: Cautherly
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Alithea Actor: Mrs Jeffries, 1st time
Role: Country Girl Actor: A young Gentlewoman

Afterpiece Title: Queen Mab

Cast
Role: Silvio Actor: Wright instead of Baddeley.
Role: Puck Actor: Mas. Cape
Role: to Conclude with a Masquerade Actor: .
Role: Harlequin Actor: Rooker
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Grimaldi
Role: Silvio Actor: Baddeley
Role: Clod Actor: Ackman
Role: Watchman Actor: Moody
Role: Fairy Actor: Miss Rogers
Role: Maigre Actor: Keen
Role: Cook Actor: Johnston
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Queen Mab Actor: Miss Collett
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs King.

Dance: II: A New Dance called The Hunters-Hamoir, Miss Hamoir

Event Comment: [See identification of Young Gentlewoman on bill for 26 Dec.] Receipts: #220 2s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Macheath-Mattocks; Peachum-Shuter; Lockit-Dunstall; Filch-Holtom; Lucy-Mrs Baker; Mrs Peachum-Mrs Vincent; Diana Trapes-Mrs Pitt; Mrs Slammekin-Mrs Green; Polly-a Young Gentlewoman, first appearance any stage [Miss Stanmore, according to Kemble note]; [The Hornpipe-Miss Twist.
Cast
Role: Macheath Actor: Mattocks
Role: Peachum Actor: Shuter
Role: Lockit Actor: Dunstall
Role: Filch Actor: Holtom
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Polly Actor: a Young Gentlewoman, first appearance any stage
Role: The Hornpipe Actor: Miss Twist.

Dance: II: Dutch Dance-Mas. Blurton, Miss Besford. [See17671114.

Event Comment: A new Woman (one Gregory) did Hermione , -Great Applause (Cross). [See Gray's Inn Journal (folio) No 16 for Murphy's praise of her, and Public Advertiser 19 Jan.: Verses on the Young Lady who acted Hermione.'

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Distrest Mother

Performance Comment: Andromache-Miss Bellamy; Pyrrhus-Sparks; Pylades-Ridout; Phenix-Anderson; Orestes-Barry; Cephisa-Mrs Barrington; Cleone-Mrs Baker; Hermione-Young Gentlewoman; who never appeared on any stage before. Occasional Prologue-Smith.
Cast
Role: Andromache Actor: Miss Bellamy
Role: Pyrrhus Actor: Sparks
Role: Pylades Actor: Ridout
Role: Phenix Actor: Anderson
Role: Orestes Actor: Barry
Role: Cephisa Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Cleone Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Hermione Actor: Young Gentlewoman
Role: Occasional Prologue Actor: Smith.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Skeleton

Cast
Role: Merlin Actor: Legg.
Role: Diana Actor: Miss Davis
Role: Aerial Spirits Actor: Granier, _Grandchamps.
Role: Chasseur Royale Actor: Lowe
Role: Jupiter Actor: Miles
Role: Mercury Actor: Baker
Role: Doctor Actor: Bencraft
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dunstall
Role: Pierrot Actor: Lalauze.

Dance: GGipsey Tambourine, as17531012

Event Comment: Benefit for Lowe. Afterpiece: Not acted these 16 years. Arethusa by a young lady [hiatus in MS] her first appearance--very decent (Hopkins MS Notes)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provoked Wife

Cast
Role: Belinda Actor: Miss Haughton.
Role: Sir John Brute Actor: Garrick
Role: Heartfree Actor: Palmer
Role: Razor Actor: Yates
Role: Bully Actor: Lowe
Role: Lord Rake Actor: Blakes
Role: Lady Fanciful Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Lady Brute Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Constant Actor: Havard.

Afterpiece Title: The Contrivances

Performance Comment: Robin-Moody; Arethusa-Young gentlewoman, 1st appearance on any Stage; Rovewell-Lowe; Argus-Philips; Betty-Mrs Bradshaw.
Cast
Role: Robin Actor: Moody
Role: Arethusa Actor: Young gentlewoman, 1st appearance on any Stage
Role: Rovewell Actor: Lowe
Role: Argus Actor: Philips
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Bradshaw.

Dance: The last New Dance-the Georgi's, Miss Baker

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Revenge

Performance Comment: The Parts-Gentlemen; who never appear'd on any publick Stage before. And the Part of Leonora-a young Gentlewoman for her own Diversion; with the original Prologue-; Epilogue-.
Related Works
Related Work: The Revenge Author(s): Edward Young

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Inkle And Yarico

Performance Comment: As17980616 but Yarico-A Young Gentlewoman (1st appearance on any [recte this] stage [Mrs Brown]); Sailors-_.
Cast
Role: Yarico Actor: A Young Gentlewoman
Role: Inkle Actor: Johnstone
Role: Sir Christopher Curry Actor: Aickin
Role: Medium Actor: Davenport
Role: Campley Actor: Davies
Role: Mate Actor: Trueman
Role: Waiter Actor: Chippendale
Role: Planters Actor: Usher, Abbot, Waldron Jun.
Role: Sailors Actor: Ledger, Lyons
Role: Trudge Actor: Fawcett
Role: Narcissa Actor: Mrs Edward
Role: Wowski Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Patty Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Related Works
Related Work: Inkle and Yarico Author(s): George Colman, the younger

Afterpiece Title: The Irishman in London

Cast
Role: The Irish Lad and Nun Actor: Johnstone.
Role: Seymour Actor: Palmer Jun.
Role: Mr Colloony Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Mr Frost Actor: Munden
Role: Murtock Delany Actor: Johnstone
Role: Edward Actor: Fawcett
Role: Cymon Actor: Wathen
Role: Louisa Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Caroline Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Cubba Actor: Mrs Harlowe.

Song: End: Patents all the Rage-Munden; A Mock Italian Song-Fawcett; The Group of Lovers ; or, Beauty at her Levee-Munden; a new song, The British Volunteers-Johnstone; with Chorus-Trueman, D'Arcy, Linton, Waldron Jun., Abbot, Lyons

Event Comment: Benefit Husband and Mrs Willis. [Hogan, p. 246, identifies the gentlewoman as Miss Willis.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The True And Ancient History Of King Lear And His Three Daughters

Performance Comment: As17081021, but Edmund-Husband; Kent-Keene; Cordelia-a young gentlewoman; Albany-Bickerstaff; Cornwall-Fairbank.
Cast
Role: Edmund Actor: Husband
Role: Kent Actor: Keene
Role: Cordelia Actor: a young gentlewoman
Role: Albany Actor: Bickerstaff
Role: Cornwall Actor: Fairbank.
Role: Lear Actor: Betterton
Role: Edgar Actor: Wilks
Role: Gloster Actor: Cibber
Role: Gentleman Usher Actor: Pinkethman
Role: Goneril Actor: Mrs Kent
Role: Regan Actor: Mrs Finch.
Event Comment: MMiss Morris was a pupil of Mr Colman's--She was very much approved by the public in the character of Juliet. On the sixth night of her appearance on the stage she was taken ill, and died before the end of this season. See the Bill for her Benefit (Hopkins MS Notes). Afterpiece: Not acted these 6 years. [See 19 May 1762.] [The Occasional Prologue, by Colman, is Larpent MS 288, which introduces Miss Morris as Juliet, and stresses the qualms and fears of a new performer.] Receipts: #227 19s. 6d. (Account Book). Lloyd's Evening Post, 28-30 Nov.: Sir: The managers of both theatres have of late, in order to put a stop to the Public complaint against a dearth of actors, given trials to several stage candidates that seemed to have any promising requisite. Such experiments have not proved fruitless. The most brilliant and interesting of which was the young lady's appearance on Covent Garden Theatre last night, in the character of Juliet. So great was her terror, on presenting herself for the first time before a crowded audience, that, deprived of all her powers, she fell down on the stage in a swoon. The first act in consequence, was all terror on her side, all compassion and anxiety on that of the audience. But having had time between the first and second Acts to recover from her panic, she shone forth in the Balcony Scene the most pleasing promise of a young tragic actress that has been seen for half a century past, and continued so throughout. Her person is genteel, her tone of voice insinuating, variable, and melodious; her recitation is just and sensible; very affecting in the pathetic parts; condescending, free, and polite are the familiar speeches with the Nurse. She is happily devoid of all stage whine, and tragedy Cant. The manner she has been rudimented in does great honour to her instructors, who have so judiciously prevented the so excellent actor of this verily a Shakespeare's Juliet, from being sophisticated by the studied tricks, and false ornamenting of mistaken modern and degenerate art

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Performance Comment: As17680926, but Tibalt-Mahon; Escalus-Gardner; Juliet-a young Gentlewoman who never appeared on any stage [Miss Morris]; [With a New Occasional Prologue-Powell.

Afterpiece Title: Damon and Phillida

Cast
Role: Damon Actor: Mahon
Role: Mopsus Actor: Dunstall
Role: Cymon Actor: Hamilton
Role: Corydon Actor: Lewis
Role: Arcas Actor: Davis
Role: Phillida Actor: Mrs Baker.
Event Comment: Mr G. very fine in Hastings Miss Young's first appearance in Alicia pretty well She was a little too Mad Mrs Canning a Widow made her first appearance upon the Stage in Jane Shore a Small mean figure very little power (very So, So.) great applause (Hopkins Diary). [MacMillan's note from Kemble differs slightly in wording.] Rec'd Stopages #30 5s. 6d.; Paid Salary list #522 18s.; Mr King 6 nights extra salary #3; Mr Johnston's Music Bill for Alfred, &c. #19 16s. 9d.; Mr Baddeley on note per Mr. G G #21. Receipts: #267 11s. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Performance Comment: Hastings-Garrick; Shore-Reddish; Gloster-Jefferson; Bellmour-Packer; Catesby-Wright; Ratcliffe-Ackman; Derby-Hurst; Jane Shore-A Young Gentlewoman, first appearance on any stage; Alicia-Miss Young, first time.
Cast
Role: Hastings Actor: Garrick
Role: Shore Actor: Reddish
Role: Gloster Actor: Jefferson
Role: Bellmour Actor: Packer
Role: Catesby Actor: Wright
Role: Ratcliffe Actor: Ackman
Role: Derby Actor: Hurst
Role: Jane Shore Actor: A Young Gentlewoman, first appearance on any stage
Role: Alicia Actor: Miss Young, first time.

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Cast
Role: Whittle Actor: Parsons
Role: Kecksy Actor: Dodd
Role: Sir Patrick O'Neale Actor: Moody
Role: Bates Actor: Baddeley
Role: Nephew Actor: Cautherly
Role: Thomas Actor: Weston
Role: Widow Brady Actor: A Gentlewoman, first appearance on that stage.

Dance: I: The Irish Fair, as 18 Sept

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Sot

Performance Comment: Fairlove-Young Gentlewoman, first appearance; Clarinda-Young Gentlewoman, first appearance; Pert-Young Gentlewoman, fifth appearance; Sir Thomas-young Gentleman, first appearance.

Song: Catches and Glees-; Diana's Chace-Miss Jameson

Music: After Comic piece: two Ariettas on the Octave Flute in the Polonese taste-a new performer from that country; After Part II Catches and Glees: Concerto on Clarinet with variations on the Wanton God-Mahon

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Commissary

Performance Comment: As17750913, but Commissary-Mrs Gardner; Gruel-Lloyd; Fungus-Griffith; Dr Catgut, Coachman-Jacobs; Young Loveit-Lane; Paduasoy-Richards; Widow Loveit-Morris; Jenny-Miss Weller; Dolly-Young Gentlewoman; Mrs Mechlin-Mrs Williams.
Cast
Role: Commissary Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Gruel Actor: Lloyd
Role: Fungus Actor: Griffith
Role: Coachman Actor: Jacobs
Role: Young Loveit Actor: Lane
Role: Paduasoy Actor: Richards
Role: Widow Loveit Actor: Morris
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Weller
Role: Dolly Actor: Young Gentlewoman
Role: Mrs Mechlin Actor: Mrs Williams.
Role: Isaac Fungus Actor: Fearon.
Role: Dr Catgut Actor: Jacobs
Role: Simon Actor: Whitefield
Role: Bridoun Actor: Griffith
Role: Harpy Actor: Lloyd
Role: LaFleur Actor: Everard
Role: Mrs Loveit Actor: Wilson.

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Performance Comment: As17750721 but Cadwallader-Lewis; Sprightly-Chapman; Young Cape-Everard; Governor-Griffith; Vamp-Morris; Poet-Richard; Printer's Devil-Jacobs; Robin-Lloyd; Bell-Mrs Palmer; Mrs Cadwallader-Mrs Gardner.
Cast
Role: Cadwallader Actor: Lewis
Role: Sprightly Actor: Chapman
Role: Young Cape Actor: Everard
Role: Governor Actor: Griffith
Role: Vamp Actor: Morris
Role: Poet Actor: Richard
Role: Printer's Devil Actor: Jacobs
Role: Robin Actor: Lloyd
Role: Bell Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Mrs Cadwallader Actor: Mrs Gardner.
Role: Cape Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Arabella Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Governor Cape Actor: Davis

Monologue: Scene from The Register Office. As 19 Sept

Dance: Hornpipe-Everard

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Funeral; Or, Grief A-la-mode

Performance Comment: Lady Brumpton-Mrs Pritchard; Hardy-Sowdon; Campley-Woodward; Brumpton-Winstone; Trusty-Berry; Trim-Yates; Sable-Neale; Puzzle-Bridges; Lady Charlotte-Mrs Elmy; Mrs Fardingale-Mrs Green; Tattleaid-Mrs Bridges; Mlle D'Epingle-Mrs Cross; Lady Harriot-Young Gentlewoman her first appearance on any stage [Miss Thurmond-Cross]..
Cast
Role: Lady Brumpton Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Hardy Actor: Sowdon
Role: Campley Actor: Woodward
Role: Brumpton Actor: Winstone
Role: Trusty Actor: Berry
Role: Trim Actor: Yates
Role: Sable Actor: Neale
Role: Puzzle Actor: Bridges
Role: Lady Charlotte Actor: Mrs Elmy
Role: Mrs Fardingale Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Tattleaid Actor: Mrs Bridges
Role: Mlle D'Epingle Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Lady Harriot Actor: Young Gentlewoman her first appearance on any stage
Role: Miss Thurmond Actor: Cross

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Cast
Role: Parts Actor: _Yates, _Vaughan.
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Garrick
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Taylor Actor: Yates
Role: Old Man Actor: Taswell
Role: Charon Actor: Winstone
Role: Tatoo Actor: King
Role: Aesop Actor: Bridges
Role: Mercury Actor: Beard
Role: Mrs Riot Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Mrs Tatoo Actor: Mrs Green.-Edition of 1749.
Role: Mrs Green. Actor: Edition of 1749.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Double Gallant; Or, The Sick Lady's Cure

Cast
Role: Gallant Actor: Dyer
Role: Clerimont Actor: Anderson
Role: Careless Actor: Usher
Role: Sir Harry Actor: Redman
Role: Wilful Actor: Dunstall
Role: Sir Solomon Actor: Collins
Role: Bolus Actor: Wignel
Role: Rhubarb Actor: White
Role: Finder Actor: Cushing
Role: Supple Actor: Holtom
Role: Lady Dainty Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Strut Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: India Man Actor: Bennet
Role: Wishwell Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Situp Actor: Mrs Dunstall
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Lady Sadlife Actor: Mrs Bland.

Afterpiece Title: The King and the Miller of Mansfield

Performance Comment: Peggy-Young Gentlewoman[, first appearance any stage [Miss Cockayne-Winston MS 8]; King-Gibson; Miller-Dunstall; Dick-Anderson; Margery-Mrs Bambridge; Kate-Miss Morrison; Joe-Lowe.
Cast
Role: Peggy Actor: Young Gentlewoman
Role: Miss Cockayne Actor: Winston MS 8
Role: King Actor: Gibson
Role: Miller Actor: Dunstall
Role: Dick Actor: Anderson
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Bambridge
Role: Kate Actor: Miss Morrison
Role: Joe Actor: Lowe.
Event Comment: On Tuesday next a New Tragedy called Philoclea. On Monday 28 January will be a Benefit for Sga Nicolina Giordani, A comic Opera with dances. Tickets and places for the Boxes may be had at Sg Giordani's Lodging, at Mr Milbourn's Grocer, in James St. Covent Garden. To the Young Gentlewoman who has performed Hermione [see 19 Jan.]: @Great was th' Applause you met, great your desert,@You charm'd the Eye, the Ear, the Head, the Heart.@Amaz'd we saw you at the first appear,@Ev'n in the hardest part, a perfect play'r.@Your person, your deportment set to view,@The youthful princess that the poet drew.@All was propriety, and all was grace,@We read the author's meaning in your face.@Your elocution was both just and strong,@Mix'd with due ease, and not an accent wrong,@Such varied Musick in your voice we heard,@That in the Tones both Taste and Sense appear'd.@Love, Jealousy, and Rage so well expres't@Engag'd our souls, nor knew we which was best,@'Twas Nature all-she form'd you for the stage,@Follow her steps, and glad th' Admiring Age.-Public Advertiser@

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Distrest Mother

Cast
Role: Andromache Actor: Miss Bellamy
Role: Pyrrhus Actor: Sparks
Role: Pylades Actor: Ridout
Role: Phenix Actor: Anderson
Role: Orestes Actor: Barry
Role: Cephisa Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Cleone Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Hermione Actor: Young Gentlewoman

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Skeleton

Cast
Role: Merlin Actor: Howard.
Role: Diana Actor: Miss Davis
Role: Aerial Spirits Actor: Granier, _Grandchamps.
Role: Chasseur Royale Actor: Lowe
Role: Jupiter Actor: Miles
Role: Mercury Actor: Baker
Role: Doctor Actor: Bencraft
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dunstall
Role: Pierrot Actor: Lalauze.