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Worthy =Du-Bellamy from C. G. : Recruits = Parsons and Weston : Melinda = Mrs. Greville : Rose = Miss Jarratt : Lucy=Mrs. Davies : Sylvia = Miss Younge, being their 1st appearance in those characters.
24. For bt. of Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins. Earl of Warwick. King Edward = Palmer, 1st time.
29. Cymbeline. Posthumus = Brereton, 1st time.
May 1. Cautherley's bt. Mourning Bride. Osmyn=Smith : King = J. Aikin : Garcia-Cautherley : Zara = Miss Younge : Almeria = Mrs. Yates : -with, never acted there, Comus in 2 acts. Comus =Cautherley: Lady=Mrs. Baddeley.
2. Mrs. Smith's bt. Cymbeline, and, never acted, a Musical Entertainment called the Wish.
3. Brereton's bt. Venice Preserved. Jaffier = Brereton, 1st time : Pierre = Smith : Belvidera = Miss Younge :-with a new Comic Opera called the Quaker - Bannister- Dibdin-Davies-Mrs. Scott, and Young Lady, her 1st appearance on any stagethis C. O. was written by Dibdin, who seems to have acted Solomon-Steady means to marry Gillian, but on finding that she is attached to Lubin, he resigns her to him-see Oct. 7 1777.
5. Stratagem. Archer = King : Scrub = Yates, 1st appearance this season:-with Bon Ton.
6. Fashionable Lover. Tyrrel = Brereton, 1st time.
8. Brothers. Sophia = Mrs. Baddeley.
10. Conscious Lovers. Young Bevil= Brereton, 1st time : Sealand=J. Aikin, 1st time : Indiana = Miss Younge.
12. For bt. of Waldron, and Mrs. Greville. All
for Love. Antony = Smith: Ventidius = Palmer : Dolabella = Brereton, their 1st appearance in those characters : Cleopatra = Miss Younge: Octavia= Mrs. Greville, 1st time:-with, never acted, the Contrast, or the Jew and Married Courtezan. Sharp Dodd: Blunt=Moody : the other characters by Baddeley, Mrs. Davies, &c.—not printed. r. b.
13. Suspicious Husband. Ranger= King : Mrs. Strictland=Mrs. Baddeley: Jacintha = Mrs. Davies, 1st time :—with a burlesque Opera, not acted 25 years, called Tom Thumb. Tom=Master Blanchard : King = Davies : Grizzle = Bannister : Queen = Mrs. Wrighten : Huncamunca = Mrs. Smith: Glumdalca = Mr. Kean.
17. Rule a Wife. Leon=Smith.
19. West Indian. Charlotte Rusport = Mrs. Mattocks from C. G. :—with Tom Thumb, 4th time.
25. Theatrical Fund. Wonder. Don Felix = Garrick :—and Rival Candidates, 18th time-a new occasional Prologue by Palmer, and an occasional Epilogue by Garrick-pit and boxes laid together.
27. Matilda, 11th time, and Bon Ton 8th timelast play. (Bills from B. M.)
Garrick acted Lusignan 3 times—Kitely 2-Abel Drugger 2—Benedick 2-Archer 1-Brute 1-Leon 3_Don John 2–Felix 4—Hamlet was acted 3 times, but Smith certainly acted the part the 1st time, and probably on the 2 other nights.
F. Aikin left D. L. before the beginning of this season—J. Aikin was very injudiciously called Mr. Aikin in the bills.
C. G. 1774-1775.
Sept. 19. All's well that ends well. Countess = Mrs. Hull:rest as Dec. 3 1772.
21. She Stoops to Conquer. Miss Neville=Mrs. Lessingham.
23. Maid of the Mill —26. George Barnwell.
28. Love in a Village. Sir W. Meadows=Quick, 1st time. 30. Miser. Lovegold
Lovegold = Shuter: Frederick = Wroughton : Clerimont=Whitfield : Ramilie = Lee Lewes, 1st time: List=Quick : Lappet = Mrs. Pitt: Mariana=Mrs. Bulkley: Harriet=Mrs. Whitfield.
Oct. 3. Elfrida. Athelwold=Lewis, 1st time.
4. Alexander the Great=Clinch: Clytus = Clarke: Statira=Mrs. Hartley : Roxana=Mrs. Melmoth, 1st time.
5. Beggar's Opera. Polly=Mrs. Mattocks : Lucy = Miss Catley, 1st time.
7. Conscious Lovers. Young Bevil = Lewis, 1st time : Tom = Woodward : Myrtle = Wroughton : Cimberton = Shuter : Sealand = Clarke: Phillis = Mrs. Mattocks, 1st time: Indiana=Young Lady, her 1st appearance on any stage.
11. Not acted 8 years, Rehearsal. Bayes-Lee: Johnson = Lewis : (probably Lee Lewes) Smith = Clarke : other characters by Dunstall, Quick, Clinch, Miss Barsanti, &c.—Clinch, Dunstall, and Quick acted Volscius, Gentleman Usher, and Physician.
13. Romeo and Juliet. Romeo = Lewis, 1st time : Mercutio= Woodward : Capulet=Clarke, 1st time: Friar = Hull : Tybalt = Lee Lewes : Peter =Quick: Juliet = Miss Dayes, 2d time : Nurse = Mrs. Pitt : Lady Capulet = Mrs. Hull.
14. West Indian. Belcour = Gentleman : Charlotte Rusport = Mrs. Mattocks, 1st time : Lady Rusport = Mrs. Pitt : Louisa Dudley = Miss Brown: Mrs. Fulmer = Mrs. Hull: - West Indian at both houses.
20. Philaster. Philaster = Melmoth, his 1st appearance on the English stage: (see Irish Stage, S. A. 1772-1773) King = L'Estrange : Pharamond = Clinch : Dion=Hull : Captain of the Mob=Dunstall : Bellario = Mrs. Melmoth: Arethusa = Mrs. Mattocks.
21. Jealous Wife. Oakly = Bensley, 1st time : Lord Trinket = Lewis, 1st time : Lady Freelove= Mrs. Pitt : Mrs. Oakly=Lady, her 1st appearance on the English stage :-with Comus.
22. Richard 3d = Lee: Richmond = Clinch : Henry 6th = Hull: Duchess of York=Mrs. Hull : Lady Anne = Miss Macklin: Queen=Mrs. Melmoth, their 1st appearance in those characters.
24. Henry 2d=Bensley, 1st time : Queen = Mrs. Melmoth, 1st time: Rosamond by the Lady who acted Mrs. Oakly.
26. Philaster, with No one's enemy but his own, revived – Woodward - Shuter--Hull-WroughtonBooth-Lee Lewes-Quick-Cushing--Mrs. Lessingham, and Miss Barsanti-acted about 6 times Woodward and Shuter no doubt kept their original characters (see Jan. 9 1764)
Miss Barsanti and Mrs. Lessingham probably acted Lucinda and Hortensia~if the bills be correct, this was about the 1st night on which Lewes was announced as Lee Lewes -some few nights before, his name stood to Harlequin as Lewes simply.
27. Busy Body. Marplot (with an address to the town) = Woodward : Sir Francis Gripe=Shuter: Sir George Airy=Lewis : Charles = Wroughton : Sir Jealous Traffic = Dunstall : Miranda = Miss Macklin : Patch = Mrs. Pitt: Isabinda = Mrs. Lessingham.
31. Never acted there, Grecian Daughter. Evander=Barry: Philotas = Bensley: Dionysius =Clinch: Melanthon= Hull: Phocion=Wroughton : Euphrasia= Mrs. Barry, her 1st appearance there.
Nov. 1. Jovial Crew. Oldrents=Quick, 1st time : Hearty = Reinhold : Vincent = Mattocks : Hilliard
Du-Bellamy: Clack = Shuter: Springlove Wroughton : Randal= Dunstall : Rachel (with alterations)= Miss Catley : Meriel (with alterations)= Miss Brown: Amie=Miss Dayes.
3. She wou'd and She wou'd not, with Golden Pippin. Venus = Miss Brown.
8. Not acted 20 years, Much ado about Nothing. Benedick=Lee : Leonato= Hull : Pedro= Wroughton: Claudio= Lewis : Dogberry = Shuter: Town Clerk = Quick : Beatrice = Mrs. Barry, 1st time: Hero = Mrs. Lessingham. r. b.
12. Provoked Husband. Lord Townly = Barry : Sir Francis = Shuter: Manly = Clarke : Squire Richard=Quick : John Moody = Dunstall : Count Basset = Lee Lewes : Lady Townly=Mrs. Barry : Lady Wronghead = Mrs. Pitt : Lady Grace=Mrs. Lessingham : Miss Jenny=Mrs. Mattocks.
14. Henry 8th, and Cross Purposes.